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The moon's almost here by MacLachlan, Patricia, author.

The moon's almost here

Illustrations and rhyming text follow an assortment of creatures as they make their way to a nest, the shore, or a porch while the day comes to an end and the moon begins to rise.

May 29, 2016
Stormy night by Yoon, Salina, author, illustrator.

Stormy night

Bear is frightened by a storm, but singing to his toy, Floppy, and being with his parents helps comfort him until the storm goes to sleep, and so does he.

May 29, 2016
We came to America by Ringgold, Faith, author, illustrator.

We came to America

Celebrates United States immigration and the country's diverse immigrant heritage.

May 29, 2016
Three magic balloons by Margulies, Julianna, author.

Three magic balloons

May 29, 2016
This is my dollhouse by Potter, Giselle, author, illustrator.

This is my dollhouse

A little girl who has made her own dollhouse from a box and her vivid imagination has trouble playing with her friend Sophie's perfect dolls and dollhouse, but when Sophie comes to visit she is afraid that her handiwork will not be good enough for Sophie.

May 29, 2016
With Dad, it's like that by Brun-Cosme, Nadine, author.

With Dad, it's like that

"When Mom's at the movies, Dad is in charge of bath time, dinnertime, and bedtime. Nothing is quite right--but maybe that's not so bad"--

May 29, 2016
The two Tims by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

The two Tims

Two Tims. Best friends. Forever?

May 29, 2016
A morning with grandpa by Liu, Sylvia, author.

A morning with grandpa

Curious and energetic Mei Mei attempts some t'ai chi forms as her grandfather demonstrates them, then tries to teach him basic yoga poses. Includes introductions to t'ai chi and yoga, as well as instructions for the exercises described in the text.

May 29, 2016
My dad at the zoo by Saudo, Coralie, author.

My dad at the zoo

On their trip to the zoo, a young son tries to reign in his rambunctious father who manages to lose his hat, spill his ice cream, and spend too much time in the souvenir shop.

May 29, 2016
My baby crocodile by Dorémus, Gaëtan, 1976-

My baby crocodile

Told from two different perspectives, My Little Crocodile is about a chance meeting between a crocodile and what he believes to be a "baby crocodile." This meeting profoundly changes their lives, which then continue along their own individual paths, though the bonds of love and intimacy remain. The story plays with ideas about the relationship between parent and child as well as with those about how how deeply chance and the choices we make affect us throughout our lives.

May 29, 2016
My little sister and me by Lam, Maple, author, illustrator.

My little sister and me

A little boy walks his younger sister home from school for the first time.

May 29, 2016
On bird hill by Yolen, Jane, author.

On bird hill

A boy and his dog find a newly hatched bird in a nest in a magical little valley.

May 29, 2016
Our great big backyard by Bush, Laura Welch, 1946- author.

Our great big backyard

"Our Great Big Backyard follows Jane, whose plans of spending the summer playing video games with her friends are dashed when her parents announce that her family is going on a road trip to national parks around the country. Yet somewhere between the Everglades and Big Bend National Park, things begin to change. Jane starts paying attention to the magnificent sights and spends less time looking at her screen. The stunning views open up her imagination as she and her brother see everything that n

May 29, 2016
Melric and the dragon by McKee, David, author, artist.

Melric and the dragon

When a dragon is spotted, the whole kingdom fears a fiery attack is imminent! The king organises his army into hunting teams. But Melric knows that not all dragons are fierce--in fact, some like nothing better than chocolate cake.

May 29, 2016
Pinkalicious and the little butterfly by Kann, Victoria, author, illustrator.

Pinkalicious and the little butterfly

Pinkalicious makes friends with a tiny caterpillar that turns into a beautiful butterfly.

May 29, 2016
A Piece of Home by Watts, Jeri/ Yum, Hyewon (ILT)

A Piece of Home

May 29, 2016
Playtime? by Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.


Using illustrations and only two words, shows the trouble a young boy has trying to get his very playful pet gorilla to go to bed.

May 29, 2016
Snail and Slug by Cazet, Denys, author, illustrator.

Snail and Slug

When Snail and Slug decide to have a picnic, a mean banana slug demands they fork over their lettuce, but the pair of new friends find the courage to stand up to the bully.

May 29, 2016
Wolf camp by Zuill, Andrea, author, illustrator.

Wolf camp

"Homer the dog goes away to wolf camp to learn how to bring out his inner wolf"--

May 29, 2016
There is a tribe of kids by Smith, Lane, author.

There is a tribe of kids

Simple text follows a young boy and the many animals he meets on his adventure through the jungle.

May 29, 2016