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Elliot by Pearson, Julie, 1978- author.


"Elliot's parents do not know how to take care of him. As Elliot moves from one foster home to another, his visits with his real parents leave him anxious and conflicted about where he wants to be. At last he finds stability with a new adoptive family"--

Apr 29, 2016
Secret tree fort by Farley, Brianne, author, illustrator.

Secret tree fort

There's a secret tree fort and you're not invited! In this hilarious and hugely imaginative sibling story from the creator of the internationally celebrated Ike's Incredible Ink, two sisters are told to go and play outside on a beautiful day. The little sister wants them to play together - but the big sister, instead, wants to sit under a tree with a book. So the younger sister decides to tempt her with a description of her super-cool, super-secret tree fort. Just what will it take to get her si

Apr 29, 2016
Stanley the mailman by Bee, William, author, illustrator.

Stanley the mailman

"It's going to be a busy day for Stanley! He gets up early to sort through all of the mail in his post office. Then he sets off through town to deliver it all. Myrtle, Little Woo, and Charlie all receive exciting gifts and letters. But will everyone be happy with what's in Stanley's mail bag?"--

Apr 29, 2016
The pancake king by La Farge, Phyllis.

The pancake king

Relates the saga of Henry who, because he could not stop making pancakes, became wealthy and famous.

Apr 29, 2016
Some birds by Spink, Matt, author, illustrator.

Some birds

A rhyming celebration of birds of all shapes and sizes.

Apr 29, 2016
Tokyo digs a garden by Lappano, Jon-Erik, 1983- author.

Tokyo digs a garden

Provided by publisher.

Apr 29, 2016
Rain fish by Ehlert, Lois, author, illustrator.

Rain fish

"Through rhyme and mixed-media collage illustrations, 'rain fish'--the varied, colorful, and unique little collections of materials that float along on streams of rain water during storms--come to life"--

Apr 29, 2016
Puppy! by Graves, Keith, author, illustrator.


"When a cave boy gets a 'puppy, ' things don't quite turn out as he expected"--

Apr 29, 2016
Oh no, Astro! by Roeser, Matt.

Oh no, Astro!

Astro, an asteroid that wants nothing more than for his personal outer space to be respected, is hit by a passing satellite and sent on what turns out to be a great adventure from the asteroid belt to Earth. Includes "space facts."

Apr 29, 2016
The typewriter by Thomson, Bill, 1963- author, illustrator.

The typewriter

In this picture book with few words, three children find a typewriter on a carousel, and begin an adventure that helps them discover the wonder of words.

Apr 29, 2016
Horrible bear! by Dyckman, Ame, author.

Horrible bear!

When Bear breaks a little girl's kite, she thinks he is a "HORRIBLE BEAR!"--Until she makes a mistake of her own and learns the power of saying "I'm sorry."

Apr 29, 2016