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The pirate jamboree by Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.

The pirate jamboree

Pirates Blackbeard Johnson and his brothers, Eyepatch Sue, and others sail over to Peg Leg Jones' for a happily chaotic pirate jamboree--until the S.S. Clean Your Room (otherwise known as Mrs. Jones) arrives and playtime is definitely over.

Apr 25, 2016
One Hundred Bones by Zommer, Yuval

One Hundred Bones

Apr 25, 2016
Safe in a storm by Swinburne, Stephen R, author.

Safe in a storm

When a storm rumbles and the night grows dark, baby animals cuddle up to their mothers where they can sleep, safe and warm.

Apr 25, 2016
Papa gave me a stick by Levy, Janice.

Papa gave me a stick

After seeing a mariachi band, Antonio wants a guitar of his own but his father cannot afford one and gives Antonio a stick, instead, which leads Antonio to perform a series of good deeds, each of which provides a seemingly useless reward. Includes glossary of Spanish terms.

Apr 28, 2016
Rain fish by Ehlert, Lois, author, illustrator.

Rain fish

"Through rhyme and mixed-media collage illustrations, 'rain fish'--the varied, colorful, and unique little collections of materials that float along on streams of rain water during storms--come to life"--

Apr 28, 2016
This is not a picture book by Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966- author, illustrator.

This is not a picture book

Duck finds a book and is surprised to discover that there are books with words and no pictures--and that even without pictures a book can interest and excite you.

Apr 28, 2016
When Christmas feels like home by Griffith, Gretchen.

When Christmas feels like home

When his family moves from a small Mexican village to North Carolina, Eduardo asks how soon he will feel at home, and slowly his Tio Miguel's seemingly impossible replies come true until, at last, he can put out the Nativity scene he carved with his grandfather.

Apr 28, 2016
Bear & Hare, where's Bear? by Gravett, Emily, author, illustrator.

Bear & Hare, where's Bear?

Friends Bear and Hare play a game of hide and seek, counting from one to ten each round.

Apr 28, 2016
Jack's Worry by Zuppardi, Sam

Jack's Worry

Apr 28, 2016
Flora and the peacocks by Idle, Molly Schaar, artist.

Flora and the peacocks

In this wordless book with interactive flaps, a little girl named Flora forms a friendship with two peacocks as the three learn to dance together.

Apr 28, 2016
Explorers of the wild by Atkinson, Cale, author, illustrator.

Explorers of the wild

"A bear and a boy who both love exploring learn to share their adventures together"--

Apr 28, 2016
Mr. Goat's valentine by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author.

Mr. Goat's valentine

"When Mr. Goat learns that it's Valentine's Day, he sets out in search of gifts for his first love, but his choices are a little unconventional"--Provided by the publisher.

Apr 28, 2016
Twenty yawns by Smiley, Jane.

Twenty yawns

As her mom reads a bedtime story, Lucy drifts off. But later, she awakens in a dark, still room, and everything looks mysterious. How will she ever get back to sleep?

May 1, 2016
The chameleon that saved Noah's ark by Molchadsky, Yael.

The chameleon that saved Noah's ark

"Noah and his family take care of all the animals on the ark, but do not know what to feed the chameleons"--

May 1, 2016
The animals' ark by Dubuc, Marianne, 1980-

The animals' ark

May 1, 2016
Bye-bye binky by Van Lieshout, Maria, author.

Bye-bye binky

A little girl explains that she does not need a pacifier anymore, because she is a big kid now.

May 1, 2016
The best days are dog days by Meshon, Aaron.

The best days are dog days

From playtime to naptime, a dog and his girl do everything together as they spend the day exploring their neighborhood with the girl's mother and father.

May 1, 2016
Captain Jack and the pirates by Bently, Peter, 1960- author.

Captain Jack and the pirates

When brave mariners Jack, Zack and Caspar build a galleon then set off on an imaginary adventure at sea, they face pirates, a storm, and a shipwreck.

May 1, 2016
A morning with grandpa by Liu, Sylvia, author.

A morning with grandpa

Curious and energetic Mei Mei attempts some tai 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 1, 2016
Mom, there's a bear at the door by Lipan, Sabine, author.

Mom, there's a bear at the door

"A mother has several questions when her son tells her there's a bear standing outside the front door of their eleventh-floor apartment"--

May 1, 2016