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A beginner's guide to bear spotting by Robinson, Michelle (Michelle Jane), 1977- author.

A beginner's guide to bear spotting

"A young aspiring bear spotter ventures into bear country. But coming face-to-face with the furry creatures themselves, whether black or brown, can be dangerous, and our protagonist, accompanied by a trusty teddy bear, might need to use some unconventional means to stay out of trouble and avoid being (gulp!) eaten"--

Feb 8, 2016
If I had a gryphon by VanSickle, Vikki, 1982- author.

If I had a gryphon

Feb 9, 2016
A crash of rhinos - and other wild animal groups by Danylyshyn, Greg.

A crash of rhinos - and other wild animal groups

Introduces in rhyming text the collective names used for various animal groups.

Feb 9, 2016
The perfect tree by Bonfield, Chloe, author.

The perfect tree

Jack heads out in search of the perfect tree for him to chop, hack, and stack, but instead finds new friends who help him find something surprising.

Feb 9, 2016
Whoops! by Moore, Suzi/ Ayto, Russell (ILT)

Whoops!

Feb 9, 2016
Teachers are for reading stories by Ziefert, Harriet.

Teachers are for reading stories

Lift the flaps and see all the wonderful things that teachers do.

Feb 10, 2016
A treasury of curious George by Rey, Margret.

A treasury of curious George

Compilation of eight previously published Curious George titles.

Feb 12, 2016
Super Jumbo by Koehler, Fred, author, illustrator.

Super Jumbo

Little Jumbo works tirelessly to be a superhero in his neighborhood, although not everyone appreciates his crime fighting techniques.

Feb 12, 2016
A place for Elijah by Easton, Kelly, author.

A place for Elijah

"A family celebrates Passover, making sure they lay an extra place setting for the prophet Elijah. But when their neighbors lose power and stop by to get out of the cold, Sarah is worried that there won't be a seat left for Elijah"--

Feb 12, 2016
Punk Skunks by Shaskan, Trisha Speed/ Shaskan, Stephen (ILT)

Punk Skunks

Feb 12, 2016
The magical fantastical fridge by Coben, Harlan, 1962-

The magical fantastical fridge

When setting the table seems too boring, Walden takes off on adventurous journey through all the pictures on his family's refrigerator.

Feb 12, 2016
The almost terrible playdate by Torrey, Rich, author, illustrator.

The almost terrible playdate

"A young boy and girl, with very different ideas about what they want to play, face off during a play date"--

Feb 12, 2016
Always remember by Meng, Cece.

Always remember

When Old Turtle dies and is taken back by the sea, his friends remember that he was a wonderful teacher and friend who made his world a better place.

Feb 12, 2016
Not for all the hamantaschen in town by Milhander, Laura Aron, author.

Not for all the hamantaschen in town

"Rishon, Sheni, and Shlishi make crowns for the Purim parade, but Rishon and Sheni hurry through theirs so they can go play. When the big, bad wolf shows up at the Purim carnival looking for hamantaschen, things go awry as he tries to steal a costume"--

Feb 12, 2016
Dinosaur farm by Preston-Gannon, Frann, author, illustrator.

Dinosaur farm

It's hard work being a farmer--and even harder running a DINOSAUR FARM! Children will love spending a day on this vibrant farm, filled with appealing prehistoric creatures of every shape and size. They'll follow the farmer from dawn till dusk, through feedings, cleanings, baby hatchings, and finally to a sweet bedtime nighty-night. Who knew dinosaurs could be so cuddly? With clever dino-touches throughout, Frann Preston-Gannon's picture book will become a perennial favorite.

Feb 12, 2016
Library day by Rockwell, Anne F., author.

Library day

Beloved author Anne Rockwell celebrates books, the love of reading, and of course, libraries, with a gorgeous new picture book about a child's first visit to the library! One day, a young boy visits the library for the very first time. While he's there he listens to stories, reads books and magazines, and learns that there are also movies, crafts, chess, and puppet shows--something for everyone! With simple, lyrical text and bright illustrations that jump off the page, Library Day brings the joy

Feb 12, 2016
My two blankets by Kobald, Irena, author.

My two blankets

Cartwheel has arrived in a new country, and feels the loss of all she's ever known. She creates a safe place for herself under an "old blanket" made out of memories and thoughts of home. But when she meets a new friend, the relationship helps her take her first steps into a new culture, and Cartwheel begins to weave a "new blanket," one of friendship and a renewed sense of belonging.

Feb 12, 2016
The sea tiger by Turnbull, Victoria, author.

The sea tiger

"The Sea Tiger is Oscar's best friend--and Oscar's only friend. They do everything together: explore the ocean, visit the sea circus, even hitch a ride to the surface to look at the stars. But Oscar is shy, and so it's up to the Sea Tiger to help him find other friends. A bittersweet tale" --

Feb 12, 2016
Two is enough by Matthies, Janna, author.

Two is enough

From playing in the snow to a rainy-day ride, to double-scoop treats and crash-landing in leaves, two can be the perfect number for creating life's memories. And two can definitely be enough for a warm family, full of the love, support, and comfort that every child needs.Whether a father and daughter, mother and son, or a grandparent and grandchild, two is enough to fill each season of the year with wonders, big and small. Author Janna Matthies' soothing rhyme and Merrilee Liddiard's warm illust

Feb 13, 2016
Virgil & Owen stick together by Bogan, Paulette, author, illustrator.

Virgil & Owen stick together

"Owen the polar bear and Virgil the penguin both love going to school... just in different ways. Eager Virgil likes to learn as much as he can, as quickly as possible. Owen likes to savor each moment as he counts and writes and tells stories. So when Virgil rushes Owen a bit too much one day, their friendship is suddenly on thin ice. Can Virgil exercise some patience and appreciate his friend's point of view?"--

Feb 13, 2016