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With Dad, it's like that by Brun-Cosme, Nadine, author.

With Dad, it's like that

"When Mom's at the movies, Dad is in charge of bath time, dinnertime, and bedtime. Nothing is quite right--but maybe that's not so bad"--

May 23, 2016
Samanthasaurus rex by Mandell, B. B., author.

Samanthasaurus rex

Samanthasaurus rex is a T. rex who marches to the beat of her own drummer, and saves the day in her own unique way.

May 23, 2016
The sword in the stove by Dormer, Frank W., author, illustrator.

The sword in the stove

"A quirky picture book in the spirit of Monty Python about two bumbling knights who keep finding objects in a stove (a sword, a shield, a helmet) ... objects that ominously belong to their missing friend Harold"--

May 23, 2016
Lorenzo, the pizza-loving lobster by Lordon, Claire, author.

Lorenzo, the pizza-loving lobster

Lorenzo the lobster's favorite food is pizza, so when his friend Kalena the sea turtle finds one she brings it back for Lorenzo, and once they figure out how to make it, they have a pizza party for all their friends.

May 23, 2016
Mom, dad, our books, and me by Marcotte, Danielle.

Mom, dad, our books, and me

A young boy shows how those around him read and become immersed in what moves them.

May 23, 2016
Maya by Jain, Mahak, author.


After the lights go out in her house, Maya's mother distracts her from her fear of the dark with a retelling of the legend of the banyan tree.

May 23, 2016
Feathers for peacock by Jules, Jacqueline, 1956- author.

Feathers for peacock

Relates how through the generosity of birds of all shapes and sizes Peacock was given the biggest, most colorful feather coat of all.

May 23, 2016
The lion inside by Bright, Rachel, author.

The lion inside

A little mouse decides to seek lessons in roaring from the mighty lion--who happens to be afraid of mice--and the two become good friends.

May 23, 2016
Hurry up, Alfie! by Walker, Anna, author.

Hurry up, Alfie!

"It's time to get dressed and go the park, but Alfie is still in his pajamas. Putting on clothes seems like the least appealing thing to do for this energetic and curious little alligator, especially when there are so many amusing distractions"--

May 23, 2016
The girl who saved Yesterday by Lester, Julius, author.

The girl who saved Yesterday

Silence, sent on a mysterious mission by the ancient trees that raised her after she was sent away from her village, reconnects the villagers with their forgotten ancestors.

May 23, 2016
Everyone... by Neal, Christopher Silas, author.


Journey with a young boy as he explores the full range of emotions that everyone feels.

May 23, 2016
Why do cats have tails? by Ling, David, author.

Why do cats have tails?

May 23, 2016
Woodpecker Wants a Waffle by Breen, Steve/ Breen, Steve (ILT)

Woodpecker Wants a Waffle

May 23, 2016
Fish by Walsh, Liam Francis


May 23, 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.

May 23, 2016
Manners are not for monkeys! by Tekavec, Heather, 1969- author.

Manners are not for monkeys!

Mother Monkey is not happy when the little monkeys use good manners and the children who visit the zoo are not happy with well-behaved monkeys.

May 23, 2016
Jack's worry by Zuppardi, Sam, author, illustrator.

Jack's worry

Jack has been looking forward to playing the trumpet in his first concert, but on the morning of the big day, Jack becomes anxious about performing and his worry starts to grow.

May 23, 2016
Flora and the peacocks by Idle, Molly Schaar, author, illustrator.

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.

May 23, 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"--

May 23, 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.

May 23, 2016