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Even superheroes have bad days by Becker, Shelly, author. Even superheroes have bad days

A group of superheroes are having a bad day and learn to cope with their emotions.

Dec 3, 2016
Dear dragon by Funk, Josh, author. Dear dragon

As a school project, George and Blaise become pen pals, writing rhyming letters about their favorite things to do, unaware that one is human and the other a dragon.

Dec 3, 2016
The cat from Hunger Mountain by Young, Ed, author, illustrator. The cat from Hunger Mountain

Lord Cat lives a lavish lifestyle until drought strikes Hunger Mountain, but when he goes to seek sustenance, he finds much more than food.

Dec 3, 2016
Bonesville by Fromental, Jean-Luc, author. Bonesville

A mysterious beast is terrorizing the resident skeletons of Bonesville by stealing a different bone from each townsperson, so Detective Sherlock Bones traps the monster to learn the truth about this bone thief.

Dec 3, 2016
Bitty Bot by McCanna, Tim, author. Bitty Bot

"All of the bots in Botsburg are powering down for the night ... but Bitty Bot isn't tired! Bitty decides to build a rocket and go on a space adventure instead of going to sleep"--

Dec 3, 2016
Because of Thursday by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator. Because of Thursday

"Annie Fetlock--born on Thursday, met the love of her life on Thursday, and when a special cat comes into her life on Thursday, she knows he has found the right home"--

Dec 3, 2016
Ballerina gets ready by Kent, Allegra, author. Ballerina gets ready

"From the time she wakes at 8 a.m. until the curtain rises at 8 p.m., a prima ballerina's day is busy, busy, busy with classes, rehearsals and fittings, as well as meals and friendship"--

Dec 3, 2016
Also an octopus, or, A little bit of nothing by Tokuda-Hall, Maggie, author. Also an octopus, or, A little bit of nothing

"It begins with an octopus who plays the ukulele. Since this is a story, the octopus has to want something--maybe to travel to faraway galaxies in a totally awesome purple spaceship. Then the octopus sets out to build a spaceship out of soda cans, glue, umbrellas, glitter, and waffles. OK, maybe the octopus needs some help, like from an adorable bunny friend, and maybe that bunny turns out to be . . . a rocket scientist? (Probably not.) But could something even more amazing come to pass? Debut a

Dec 3, 2016
Alphonse, that is not ok to do! by Hirst, Daisy, author, illustrator. Alphonse, that is not ok to do!

Monster Natalie gets angry with her little brother Alphonse when he starts eating her favorite book, but she doesn't stay mad for long.

Dec 3, 2016
Almost a full moon by Workman, Hawksley, 1975- author. Almost a full moon

Almost a Full Moon is a warm-hearted story of family, community, food and home. A boy and his grandmother host a gathering in their small cabin in the middle of winter. Friends travel from near and far, and some new friends even turn up. The walls of the cabin are elastic and the soup pot bottomless; all are welcome.

Dec 3, 2016
All aboard for the Bobo Road by Davies, Stephen, 1976- author. All aboard for the Bobo Road

"In Burkina Faso, Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels past Gurunsi houses, the hippo lake, waterfalls and jungle, all the way to Bobo"--

Dec 3, 2016
The storybook knight by Docherty, Helen, author. The storybook knight

Ordered by his parents to tame a dragon, a gentle knight who prefers reading to fighting arms himself with a book.

Dec 4, 2016
River Rose and the magical lullaby by Clarkson, Kelly, 1982- author. River Rose and the magical lullaby

Unable to fall asleep, River Rose's mother sings her a lullaby that spins a magical dream of a special day at the zoo with animal friends.

Dec 4, 2016
It is not time for sleeping - (a bedtime story) by Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981- It is not time for sleeping - (a bedtime story)

Bedtime is near, but from the end of dinner until lights are turned off, it is not really time for sleeping until a child receives a special good night wish.

Dec 4, 2016
I used to be a fish by Sullivan, Tom, author, illustrator. I used to be a fish

"A boy is inspired by a pet fish and fueled by imagination to tell a whimsical version of his own life story, which mirrors the process of human evolution."

Dec 4, 2016
I dream of trains by Johnson, Angela, 1961- I dream of trains

The son of a sharecropper dreams of leaving Mississippi on a train with the legendary engineer Casey Jones.

Dec 4, 2016
How do you say? = ¿Como se dice? by Dominguez, Angela N., author, illustrator. How do you say? = ¿Como se dice?

"The story of two giraffes - one English-speaking and one Spanish-speaking - that overcome the language barrier to forge a friendship"--

Dec 4, 2016
Give please a chance by O'Reilly, Bill, author. Give please a chance

"In this illustrated book written by bestselling authors Bill O'Reilly and James Patterson, a collection of artists each contribute a piece of art demonstrating why the word 'please' makes all the difference in the world"--

Dec 4, 2016
The wolf's chicken stew by Kasza, Keiko. The wolf's chicken stew

A hungry wolf's attempts to fatten a chicken for his stewpot have unexpected results.

Dec 5, 2016
The mermaid's purse by Polacco, Patricia, author. The mermaid's purse

Young Stella loves books so much, her books begin to take over the farmhouse. "Why, Stell, you need your own library to hold those books," her pa tells her, so he and the neighbors build her one! She calls it "The Mermaid's Purse," since the midwife said Stella was born in one. Stella opens the Purse to her neighbors and travels around the countryside, sharing her books door-to-door. Not everyone gives them a chance at first, like grouchy Pig Ears Lonsberry. But farmer Dunkle sure changes his mi

Dec 5, 2016