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When your elephant comes to play by Barba, Ale, author, illustrator.

When your elephant comes to play

"A young boy must figure out how to entertain his large elephant friend"--

May 28, 2016
What Do You Do With A Problem? by Yamada, Kobi/ Besom, Mae (ILT)

What Do You Do With A Problem?

May 28, 2016
My old pal, Oscar by Hest, Amy.

My old pal, Oscar

"After a young boy's beloved dog dies, the boy encounters a stray dog on the beach. At first, the boy is not interested in having another dog as a pet, but as he walks and plays on the beach, he gradually becomes interested in taking care of the stray dog as a pet"--

May 28, 2016
Thunder Boy Jr. by Alexie, Sherman, 1966- author.

Thunder Boy Jr.

"Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name ... one that's all his own. Dad is known as Big Thunder, but Little Thunder doesn't want to share a name"--

May 28, 2016
Shrunken treasures - literary classics short, sweet, and silly by Nash, Scott, 1959- author, illustrator.

Shrunken treasures - literary classics short, sweet, and silly

The plots of nine classic stories are summarized in this collection of silly verses.

May 28, 2016
Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast by Funk, Josh, author.

Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast

"Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast have a beautiful friendship--until they discover that there's only one drop of maple syrup left. Off they go, racing past the Orange Juice Fountain, skiing through Sauerkraut Peak, and reeling down the linguini. But who will enjoy the sweet taste of victory? And could working together be better than tearing each other apart? The action-packed rhyme makes for an adrenaline-filled breakfast!"--Provided by publisher.

May 28, 2016
Groundhog's day off by Pearlman, Robb, author.

Groundhog's day off

Tired of being asked only about the weather, a sensitive groundhog decides to take a vacation right before the big day in February.

May 28, 2016
Elmer and the hippos by McKee, David.

Elmer and the hippos

When hippopotamuses come to live at the elephants' river, Elmer finds out why they have come and enlists his friends to help them make things better.

May 28, 2016
Over the ocean by Gomi, Tarō, author, illustrator.

Over the ocean

A young girl gazes out over the horizon, and wonders what lands lie beyond the ocean, and what the people are like who live in those lands.

May 28, 2016
The fairiest fairy by Booth, Anne (Children's fiction writer), author.

The fairiest fairy

Poor Betty! She's always getting into messy muddles. She can't paint a rainbow or scatter dewdrops and her pirouettes are, well, pretty precarious. You see, with so many animals to rescue and friends to help, there's just no time for Betty to practice all the things a fairy should. But when it comes to the Fairy Ball, Betty's friends return her gifts of kindness and it becomes clear who is actually the fairiest fairy of them all.

May 28, 2016
From wolf to woof! - the story of dogs by Talbott, Hudson, author, illustrator.

From wolf to woof! - the story of dogs

Beginning with two orphans, a prehistoric boy and a wolf cub, imagines how the bond between man and wolf might have formed and looks at how it changed through their shared history as wolves became domesticated and diversified into more than 400 breeds of dog.

May 28, 2016
A fire truck named Red by De Sève, Randall, author.

A fire truck named Red

"A young boy has his heart set on a brand-new toy fire truck, so he is disappointed when he gets his grandfather's rusty old fire truck, Red, instead. But working together, the boy and his grandfather patch Red right up while Grandpa tells his grandson all about the adventures he had with Red when he was a boy"--

May 28, 2016
Excellent Ed by McAnulty, Stacy, author.

Excellent Ed

Everyone in the Ellis family is excellent, except Ed the dog, who is determined to find something at which he, too, can excel.

May 28, 2016
The airport book by Brown, Lisa, 1972- author.

The airport book

"An exploratory journey through the airport."--

May 28, 2016
Baa baa smart sheep by Sommerset, Mark, 1968- author.

Baa baa smart sheep

Little Baa Baa is bored. So when Quirky Turkey comes along, the opportunity to make mischief is too good to resist. "What's that?" asks Turkey, pointing at a suspicious something on the ground. "What's what?" "That there." "This here?" "Yes, that there." "Oh, it's just a pile of ... smarty tablets." "Ohhh. . ." After a well-sustained buildup evoking hilarity and disbelief, this kid-pleasing trickster tale will have readers both groaning and laughing out loud at the payoff.--Amazon.

May 28, 2016
As time went by by Sanabria, José, author, illustrator.

As time went by

"Once upon a time there was a ship that sailed beside the sun with very important people on board. The spirit of reinvention – and the importance we place on things – is beautifully expressed in Jose´ Sanabria's visually evocative story. A steamship makes a journey across time from luxury and exclusivity, industry and abandonment, to stewardship and inclusion as we see the evolving functions of the ship and the changing faces of the people who cherish it most of all."--

May 28, 2016
Babak the beetle by Paronuzzi, Fred, author.

Babak the beetle

May 28, 2016
Choose your days by Wallace, Paula S., author, illustrator.

Choose your days

Corky tries to live each day to the fullest and as the end of her days draws near, Old Bear urges her to use the key he gave her at her birth to open the door to wonder.

May 28, 2016
Breaking news - bear alert by Biedrzycki, David, author.

Breaking news - bear alert

In this story (told in the form of a television broadcast), bears emerge from hibernation demanding to be fed.

May 28, 2016
Cry, heart, but never break by Ringtved, Glenn, 1968- author.

Cry, heart, but never break

When Death comes to take their grandmother away, he shares a story with four siblings that helps them realize the value of loss and the importance of being able to say goodbye.

May 28, 2016