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A dark, dark cave by Hoffman, Eric, 1950-

A dark, dark cave

Two young siblings explore a cave filled with shining eyes, giant paws, and strange noises until a beam of light reveals the cave's secrets.

Jun 21, 2016
Diana's White House garden by Carbone, Elisa Lynn, author.

Diana's White House garden

The daughter of President Roosevelt's chief advisor, who wants to be part of the war effort, helps the president with his plan to encourage citizens to plant home gardens to grow much-needed food by starting the first White House victory garden.

Jun 21, 2016
Douglas, you need glasses! by Adamson, Ged, author, illustrator.

Douglas, you need glasses!

After visiting the eye doctor, a near-sighted dog gets glasses.

Jun 21, 2016
Don't splash the sasquatch! by Redeker, Kent.

Don't splash the sasquatch!

Sen~or Sasquatch wants to relax beside Mr. Blobule's pool without getting wet, but he is thoroughly splashed by the other guests, who then pitch in to dry his "squizzilefied" fur.

Jun 21, 2016
Goose on the Farm by Wall, Laura/ Wall, Laura (ILT)

Goose on the Farm

Jun 21, 2016
Frank and Laverne by Whamond, Dave, author, illustrator.

Frank and Laverne

Every morning the pug Frank is up early to patrol for squirrels and protect his humans and the cat, Laverne, from the Great Dane next door, while Laverne prefers a more refined routine of napping, kneading her cat bed, and scorning humans' behavior.

Jun 21, 2016
How to eat an airplane by Pearson, Peter, 1980-

How to eat an airplane

Provides instructions for hosting a dinner party, following proper etiquette, at which one serves an airplane, beginning with the cockpit instruments and ending with the tail section. Includes facts about the various parts and how they function.

Jun 21, 2016
Herman's vacation by Percival, Tom, 1977- author.

Herman's vacation

Herman the bear and Henry the raccoon cannot afford to go away on a holiday, so Herman plans a camping trip he is sure his friend will enjoy--then plans anew when he sees that Henry is not having fun.

Jun 21, 2016
Rosco vs. the baby by Ward, Lindsay, author, illustrator.

Rosco vs. the baby

Rosco the dog is the undisputed heavyweight champ of his home, with something to say--loudly--about everything until the baby arrives, making at least as much noise and getting all of the attention that was once Rosco's, and the championship bout begins.

Jun 21, 2016
Rory the dinosaur wants a pet by Climo, Liz, author, illustrator.

Rory the dinosaur wants a pet

Rory the dinosaur wants a pet of his own and finds one in a coconut he names George.

Jun 21, 2016
Rosie the Raven by Bansch, Helga, author, illustrator.

Rosie the Raven

When the last egg in the ravens nest hatches, little Rosie, a girl, emerges who tries unsuccessfully to do whatever her feathered brothers and sisters do, but finally she realizes there are certain things that only she can do.

Jun 21, 2016
Penny & Jelly - slumber under the stars by Gianferrari, Maria.

Penny & Jelly - slumber under the stars

"Penny is thrilled to get her invitation to a slumber under the stars party, but then she realizes that no pets are allowed--and she'll have to leave her beloved dog Jelly home for the evening. With a little creative thinking, though, Penny finds a way to sleep beneath the stars and have her canine companion by her side as she does it"--

Jun 21, 2016
The red apple by Oral, Feridun, author, illustrator.

The red apple

When Rabbit wakes up in the middle of winter looking for food, he has to rely on help from his friends to reach the only red apple hanging on a tree.

Jun 21, 2016
Splashdance by Starin, Liz.

Splashdance

"Ursula, a bear, and Ricardo, a human, are preparing for the water ballet competition. But a new regulation at the community pool--no bears--leaves Ursula cut from the contest. Luckily, she encounters a group of undaunted animal swimmers at a local pond,and Ursula and her new team figure out a way to participate in the competition and make sure everyone is welcome at the pool once and for all"--

Jun 21, 2016
Roland the minstrel pig by Steig, William, 1907-2003, author, illustrator.

Roland the minstrel pig

Roland sets out to see the world, armed with his lute and his sweet voice, but a scheming fox almost roasts him before he is rescued by the king.

Jun 21, 2016
Me and Annie McPhee by Dunrea, Olivier.

Me and Annie McPhee

In this cumulative rhyme, a tiny island in the middle of the sea "just big enough for me and Annie McPhee," rapidly becomes very crowded with increasingly larger groups of animals.

Jun 21, 2016
Superhero instruction manual by Dempsey, Kristy, author.

Superhero instruction manual

A little boy who is disappointed by the seven steps in his Superhero Instruction Guide gets a glimpse of true heroism.

Jun 21, 2016
Tim to the rescue by Ardizzone, Edward, 1900-1979, author.

Tim to the rescue

Having gone back to sea as second ship's boy, Tim befriends Ginger, the first ship's boy, and rescues him during a great storm.

Jun 21, 2016
Daddies are awesome by Costain, Meredith.

Daddies are awesome

An ode to fathers and all that they do with--and for--their kids, brought to life by puppy and daddy dog illustrations.

Jun 21, 2016
City shapes by Murray, Diana.

City shapes

"A young girl walks through the bustling city, while a pigeon flies above, both spotting hidden shapes at every turn"--

Jun 21, 2016