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Herman's vacation by Percival, Tom, 1977- author.

Herman's vacation

Herman the bear and Henry the raccoon cannot afford to go away on a holiday, so Herman plans a camping trip he is sure his friend will enjoy--then plans anew when he sees that Henry is not having fun.

Jun 29, 2016
Goose on the farm by Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.

Goose on the farm

Jun 29, 2016
Frank and Laverne by Whamond, Dave, author, illustrator.

Frank and Laverne

"Frank and Laverne's two tales are separately told in a clever "flip-the-book" fashion, which allows you to get both sides of the story, making this a book for dog- and cat-lovers alike!"--

Jun 29, 2016
Douglas, you need glasses! by Adamson, Ged, author, illustrator.

Douglas, you need glasses!

After visiting the eye doctor, a near-sighted dog gets glasses.

Jun 29, 2016
Don't splash the sasquatch! by Redeker, Kent, author.

Don't splash the sasquatch!

Sen~or Sasquatch wants to relax beside Mr. Blobule's pool without getting wet, but he is thoroughly splashed by the other guests, who then pitch in to dry his "squizzlefied" fur.

Jun 29, 2016
Diana's White House garden by Carbone, Elisa Lynn, author.

Diana's White House garden

"It's 1943, and the White House is busy with the war effort. Diana Hopkins only wants to help, but doesn't know what a ten-year-old can do - until the Roosevelts come up with the idea of Victory Gardens, and Diana suddenly has the important job of Victory Gardener for the White House"--

Jun 29, 2016
A dark, dark cave by Hoffman, Eric, 1950- author.

A dark, dark cave

Two young siblings explore a cave filled with shining eyes, giant paws, and strange noises until a beam of light reveals the cave's secrets.

Jun 29, 2016
Daddies are awesome by Costain, Meredith, author.

Daddies are awesome

An ode to fathers and all that they do with--and for--their kids, brought to life by puppy and daddy dog illustrations.

Jun 29, 2016
Cry, heart, but never break by Ringtved, Glenn, 1968- author.

Cry, heart, but never break

"Aware their grandmother is gravely ill, four siblings make a pact to keep death from taking her away. But Death does arrive all the same, as it must. He comes gently, naturally. And he comes with enough time to share a story with the children that helps them to realize the value of loss to life and the importance of being able to say goodbye."--from amazon.com

Jun 29, 2016
City shapes by Murray, Diana.

City shapes

"A young girl walks through the bustling city, while a pigeon flies above, both spotting hidden shapes at every turn"--

Jun 29, 2016
Bob and Flo play hide and seek by Ashdown, Rebecca, author, illustrator.

Bob and Flo play hide and seek

Penguins Bob, Flo, and Sam play hide and seek.

Jun 29, 2016
Bear's big day by Yoon, Salina, author, illustrator.

Bear's big day

Bear, feeling very grown-up, says goodbye to his stuffed rabbit, Floppy, and starts his first day of school but soon he is missing Floppy and worrying that he is not ready to be a big bear, after all.

Jun 29, 2016
Super Bugs by Meadows, Michelle, author.

Super Bugs

In rhyming text, the Super Bugs buzz all over town, rescuing other insects in danger.

Jun 29, 2016
The saddest toilet in the world by Apple, Sam, author.

The saddest toilet in the world

Danny would sit anywhere and everywhere: a comfy couch, a bean bag chair, his mom|s lap, a playground swing. The one place Danny wouldn|t sit? The toilet. When the pain of rejection becomes too much, the toilet does what any self-respecting toilet would do: He leaves home. In Sam Apple|s rollicking children|s book debut, with illustrations by Sam Ricks, it|s boy vs. bowl in a hilarious contest of wills.

Jun 29, 2016
Painting Pepette by Lodding, Linda Ravin, author.

Painting Pepette

In 1920s Paris, after Josette and her stuffed-animal rabbit Pepette encounter famous artists who try and paint Pepette's portrait, Josette realizes she is the perfect person to do the painting.

Jun 29, 2016
Rex by James, Simon, 1961- author, illustrator.

Rex

A terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex spends his days raging through the jungle and scaring all the other dinosaurs until one night a tiny dinosaur hatches from an abandoned egg and decides that the big dinosaur is his father.

Jun 29, 2016
Steamboat school - inspired by a true story, St. Louis, Missouri- 1847 by Hopkinson, Deborah.

Steamboat school - inspired by a true story, St. Louis, Missouri- 1847

In 1847 St. Louis, Missouri, when a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, he finds an ingenious solution to the new state law by moving his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River. Includes author's note on Reverend John Berry Meachum, a minister, entrepreneur, and educator who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans.

Jun 29, 2016
School's first day of school by Rex, Adam, author.

School's first day of school

"It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself"--

Jun 29, 2016
Derek Jeter presents night at the stadium by Bildner, Phil, author.

Derek Jeter presents night at the stadium

Attending a Yankee game with his family, Gideon wants an autograph from Derek Jeter, but when his autograph book goes missing, he finds the magic of the stadium leads him to adventure, his book, and Derek Jeter.

Jun 29, 2016
Blue & Bertie by Litten, Kristyna, author, illustrator.

Blue & Bertie

Bertie the giraffe oversleeps and becomes separated from his herd, but a new friend helps him get home and gives him a new perspective in the process.

Jun 29, 2016