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Rappy goes to school by Gutman, Dan, author.

Rappy goes to school

"What's today's date? I don't want to be late! Is it time to go? Does anyone know?" It's Rappy the Raptor's first day of school, and he's having a hard time keeping his cool! But when Rappy spots a classmate being bullied, he finds the nerve to speak up -- in rhyme, of course!

Jul 26, 2016
Searching by Dios, Olga de 1979- author.

Searching

In this search and find book, Serch eventually begins to see those things around him that we sometimes fail to see.

Jul 26, 2016
The Snurtch by Ferrell, Sean.

The Snurtch

"Ruthie has a problem at school. It is the Snurtch. The Snurtch is a scribbly, grabby, rude monster who follows Ruthie around and gets her into all sorts of trouble. It seems Ruthie will never be rid of the Snurtch. But eventually, she realizes she's notthe only one... George has one too"--

Jul 26, 2016
Sophie's squash go to school by Miller, Pat Zietlow, author.

Sophie's squash go to school

On her very first day of school, Sophie is reluctant to make friends with the other children, preferring to play with two squash she grew in her garden--but when a particularly persistent boy named Steven gives her a packet of seeds as an apology for accidentally ripping her picture, she realizes that it just takes time to grow a friend.

Jul 26, 2016
That stinks! - a punny show-and-tell by Katz, Alan.

That stinks! - a punny show-and-tell

Show and Tell in Mrs. Mueller's classroom is full of wordplay--though not intentionally.

Jul 26, 2016
The truth about my unbelievable summer ... by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

The truth about my unbelievable summer ...

When asked about his summer vacation, a boy spins a wild tale of globe-spanning adventures.

Jul 26, 2016
The uncorker of ocean bottles by Cuevas, Michelle, author.

The uncorker of ocean bottles

"The whimsical story a man who has spent his life delivering the messages found in ocean bottles and the day he receives a message that turns out to be a party invitation"--

Jul 26, 2016
Where, oh where, is Rosie's chick? by Hutchins, Pat, 1942-

Where, oh where, is Rosie's chick?

Rosie's chick is hatched and she is trying to find it, but the chick is following Rosie.

Jul 26, 2016
When Penny met POTUS by Ruiz, Rachel (Rachel Marie), author.

When Penny met POTUS

Penny knows that her mother works for somebody called the POTUS, but she does not know what that means, and the odd name seems to her to imply some kind of friendly monster.

Jul 26, 2016
Who wants a tortoise? by Keane, David, 1965- author.

Who wants a tortoise?

Expecting a dog for her birthday, a girl is upset and furious when she gets a tortoise instead, but soon learns that even a tortoise can be a good pet.

Jul 26, 2016
Field guide to the Grumpasaurus by Hemingway, Edward, author.

Field guide to the Grumpasaurus

"A field guide to the fierce but adorable grumpasaurus, found in every home where there are small children."--

Jul 26, 2016
The sound of silence by Goldsaito, Katrina.

The sound of silence

Yoshio delights in the everyday sounds of Tokyo, but when a musician tells him that her favorite sound is ma, the Japanese word for silence, Yoshio sets out to hear this sound for himself among the hustle and bustle of the city. Includes information on the Japanese concept of ma.

Jul 26, 2016
The sleeping gypsy by Gerstein, Mordicai, author, illustrator.

The sleeping gypsy

"An imagined story about Henri Rousseau's famous painting tells why a lion and a gypsy are in the painting and a lizard, a rabbit, a turtle, and other animals are not"--

Jul 26, 2016
Shapes, Reshape! by Borando, Silvia

Shapes, Reshape!

Jul 26, 2016
Shapes at Play by Borando, Silvia

Shapes at Play

Jul 26, 2016
Pirate's Perfect Pet by Ferry, Beth/ Myers, Matt (ILT)

Pirate's Perfect Pet

Jul 26, 2016
Come home, Angus by Downes, Patrick, 1968- author.

Come home, Angus

Little Angus wakes up angry, and decides to run away from home when his mother scolds him for being rude--but he is very soon lost, hungry, and more than a little frightened.

Jul 26, 2016
Bobbo goes to school by Hughes, Shirley, 1927-

Bobbo goes to school

When Bobbo, a stuffed animal, is thrown on top of a school bus, he travels to school and enjoys adventures before making his way back to his owner Lily.

Jul 26, 2016
Bossy Flossy by Bogan, Paulette, author, illustrator.

Bossy Flossy

A bossy girl meets her match.

Jul 26, 2016
101 reasons why I'm not taking a bath by McAnulty, Stacy, author.

101 reasons why I'm not taking a bath

A young boy who thinks baths are dumb, dangerous, and a complete waste of time changes his mind after finally getting into the tub with his toy boat.

Jul 26, 2016