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Sunday shopping by Derby, Sally, author.

Sunday shopping

"Every Sunday night a young girl and her grandmother go on an imaginary shopping trip using play money and the advertisements in the newspaper as a guide for their 'purchases'"--

Jul 1, 2015
Faraway friends by Cox, Russ, author, illustrator.

Faraway friends

Sheldon's best friend has moved away, possibly to Jupiter, so Sheldon and his dog, Space Cadet Jet, build a spaceship to go for a visit but things go awry until they spy an alien life form, ready to help.

Jul 1, 2015
Curious George discovers the ocean by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.

Curious George discovers the ocean

"Come along as George explores life under the sea and learns all about the coral reef and the plants and creatures living near the ocean floor" --

Jul 1, 2015
Curious George discovers germs by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.

Curious George discovers germs

"Journey into a fever-induced dream in which George goes inside the body to learn all about germs" --

Jul 1, 2015
Fly! by Edwards, Karl, author, illustrator.


"A young fly imitates his garden insect friends to try to figure out what he's best at"--

Jul 1, 2015
One word from Sophia by Averbeck, Jim.

One word from Sophia

All Sophie wants for her birthday is a pet giraffe, but as she tries to convince different members of her rather complicated family to support her cause, each tells her she is using too many words until she finally hits on the perfect one. Includes glossary.

Jul 1, 2015
Papa's backpack by Carroll, James Christopher, 1960- author, illustrator.

Papa's backpack

Illustrations and rhyming text portray a bear cub who understands that because Papa is a soldier, he sometimes must go, but imagines what it would be like to stay near by riding in Papa's backpack.

Jul 1, 2015
The moon is going to Addy's house by Pearle, Ida, author, illustrator.

The moon is going to Addy's house

The moon follows Addy all over the city before finally settling in at her house for bedtime.

Jul 1, 2015
Billy's booger - a memoir (which is a true story, which this books is) by Joyce, William, 1957- author, illustrator.

Billy's booger - a memoir (which is a true story, which this books is)

A true story of William Joyce's first book Billy's booger written when he was in fourth grade. Billy's wild imagination gets him into trouble at school, but a creative writing contest could be the perfect opportunity for him to shine.

Jul 1, 2015
Pig and Pug by Berry, Lynne (Children's fiction writer)

Pig and Pug

Two pocket-size pets meet and get into a tussle when Pug insists that Pig is a pudgy pug, and again when Pig calls Pug a muddy pig.

Jul 1, 2015
Duck's vacation by Soffer, Gilad, author, illustrator.

Duck's vacation

Duck is trying to enjoy a relaxing vacation, but with each turn of the page, the reader causes some calamity.

Jul 1, 2015
Not this bear by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

Not this bear

"It's Bear's first day of school, and he's a bit reluctant to go. Mama says all bears love school; Bear isn't so sure. But school turns out to be full of fun--painting pictures, listening to stories, and making new friends. Maybe this bear will like school after all"--

Jul 1, 2015
Float by Miyares, Daniel, author, illustrator.


"Wordless picture book about a boy who loses his paper boat in the rain"--

Jul 1, 2015
One family by Shannon, George, author.

One family

In this story that introduces numbered groups from one to ten, we realize that families can be many things.

Jul 1, 2015
Melissa's octopus and other unsuitable pets by Voake, Charlotte, author, artist.

Melissa's octopus and other unsuitable pets

"There are certain animals that make suitable pets, like a cat, a dog or a guinea pig. Then there are other animals that definitely make unsuitable pets, like an octopus, a warthog or an elephant. They are much too large, too messy and, well, just a tad free-spirited. They also have a tendency to break floors, ceilings and tables. But can you guess what makes the most unsuitable pet ever? Here's a clue...he has a long, scaly green tail and very sharp teeth"--Publisher's website.

Jul 1, 2015
Giraffes can't dance by Andreae, Giles, 1966-

Giraffes can't dance

Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music.

Jul 1, 2015
Hey, baby, it's time to come out! by Ziefert, Harriet, author.

Hey, baby, it's time to come out!

When Max learns that his mother is going to have a baby, he talks and sings to his unborn sibling but he cannot seem to make the baby come out sooner.

Jul 1, 2015
Monkey - not ready for kindergarten by Brown, Marc Tolon, author, illustrator.

Monkey - not ready for kindergarten

Kindergarten is just a week away and Monkey is not ready, but with help and encouragement from family and friends, he begins to get excited.

Jul 1, 2015
Ginny Louise and the school showdown by Sauer, Tammi, author.

Ginny Louise and the school showdown

"Ginny Louise stands up to bullying by the Truman Elementary Troublemakers and wins them over with her unwavering cheerfulness"--

Jul 1, 2015
Monkey and the little one by Alexander, Claire, author, illustrator.

Monkey and the little one

"Monkey lives a quiet life, all alone in the jungle. That is until a visitor arrives and makes himself right at home. Now Monkey's life is anything but peaceful. Will he ever get along with the Little One? Monkey and the Little One is a heartwarming story of reluctant friendship and the power of jam sandwiches"--Jacket.

Jul 1, 2015