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Max the brave by Vere, Ed, author, illustrator.

Max the brave

Max is a cute kitten who dreams of becoming a brave mouse-catcher. So he sets off in search of a mouse, and discovers that bravery perhaps is not so important after all.

Sep 27, 2015
When Sophie's feelings are really, really hurt by Bang, Molly, author.

When Sophie's feelings are really, really hurt

Sophie's is hurt when the other children laugh at her painting of her favorite tree--but when she explains her painting everybody understands what she was trying to do.

Sep 27, 2015
Star Wars - the original trilogy stories by Lucas, George/ Rood, Brian (ILT)

Star Wars - the original trilogy stories

Collects eighteen stories that trace the events of the original Star Wars films, from Darth Vader's search for the Rebels' secret plans to the Rebellion's triumph.

Sep 27, 2015
Pumpkin time! by Deak, Erzsi.

Pumpkin time!

From the day she plants seeds in her garden until she serves a pumpkin pie after harvest, Evy fails to notice any of the strange things the farm animals do as she works, from donkeys sailing through the sky to pigs dancing around a May Pole.

Sep 27, 2015
The Nuts - sing and dance in your polka-dot pants by Litwin, Eric.

The Nuts - sing and dance in your polka-dot pants

Hazel Nut wants to sing and dance, but Mama, Papa, and Wally Nut are too busy, so Hazel calls in a special family member to get everyone moving.

Sep 27, 2015
I used to be afraid by Seeger, Laura Vaccaro, author, illustrator.

I used to be afraid

"A novelty picture book exploring the many forms fear can take and the importance of overcoming it"--

Sep 27, 2015
I am yoga by Verde, Susan.

I am yoga

As a young girl practices various standard yoga poses, she imagines herself as a tree touching the sky, a playful dog, a warrior, and more while relaxing and seeing how she fits into the world.

Sep 27, 2015
Feeding friendsies by Bloom, Suzanne, 1950-

Feeding friendsies

Baby and her friends make mud pies, puddle water soup, dirt dessert, and yellow leaf tea for the butterflies, chickadees, frogs, and wiggly worms who visit their garden.

Sep 27, 2015
The beast of Monsieur Racine by Ungerer, Tomi, 1931-

The beast of Monsieur Racine

Determined to catch the thief of his prize pears, a retired tax collector sets a trap in his garden and captures a beast unknown to modern science.

Sep 27, 2015
Zen socks by Muth, Jon J, author.

Zen socks

Stillwater the giant panda and his friends Leo and Molly teach each other about patience, sharing, and compassion.

Sep 28, 2015
You and me by Verde, Susan.

You and me

Relates, in rhyming verse, how fate brought two cat best friends together.

Sep 28, 2015
Yak and Gnu by MacIver, Juliette, 1972- author.

Yak and Gnu

An adventure in the river with Yak in his kayak and Gnu in his canoe is marked by a safari of unusual nautical sightings, including a goat in a boat, a calf on a raft, and a whole flotilla of whales and gorillas.

Sep 28, 2015
Trick ARRR treat - a pirate Halloween by Kimmelman, Leslie.

Trick ARRR treat - a pirate Halloween

""Swashbuckling trick-or-treaters stomp and clomp through their neighhborhood in search of treasure--aka Halloween candy--but they must be back before dark, because the pirate chief's mom said so"--

Sep 28, 2015
Toys meet snow - being the wintertime adventures of a curious stuffed buffalo, a sensitive plush stingray, and a book-loving rubber ball by Jenkins, Emily, 1967-

Toys meet snow - being the wintertime adventures of a curious stuffed buffalo, a sensitive plush stingray, and a book-loving rubber ball

While Little Girl is away on winter vacation, her toys, Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic, decide to go outside and learn more about snow.

Sep 28, 2015
Tickle monster by Manceau, Édouard, 1969- author, illustrator.

Tickle monster

At bedtime, a brave child makes a monster disappear by tickling its various parts, such as its teeth so it cannot bite, and the parts transform into new objects that create a non-threatening scene.

Sep 28, 2015
Thanksgiving at the Tappletons' by Spinelli, Eileen/ Cocca-Leffler, Maryann (ILT)

Thanksgiving at the Tappletons'

Sep 28, 2015
Stanley's diner by Bee, William, author, illustrator.

Stanley's diner

It is another busy day at the diner as Stanley cooks, prepares for a special event, and finally cleans up and goes home.

Sep 28, 2015
Sonya's chickens by Wahl, Phoebe, author, illustrator.

Sonya's chickens

Raising her three birds from chicks to adulthood, Sonya is upset when one goes missing, but she soon learns a valuable lesson about the interconnectedness of nature and what it is to care for another creature.

Sep 28, 2015
Nerdy Birdy by Reynolds, Aaron, 1970-

Nerdy Birdy

"A picture book about a nerdy birdy who just wants to hang out with the cool birds"--

Sep 28, 2015
Miracle on 133rd Street by Manzano, Sonia.

Miracle on 133rd Street

The day before Christmas, everyone in Jose's neighborhood seems grumpy, including his mother who is homesick for Puerto Rico, but when he and his parents return from the pizzeria where they borrowed an oven to cook their roast, the heavenly aroma remindsthose they pass of all they have to celebrate.

Sep 28, 2015