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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.

Oct 8, 2015
You and me by Verde, Susan.

You and me

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

Oct 8, 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.

Oct 8, 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- author.

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.

Oct 8, 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.

Oct 8, 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.

Oct 8, 2015
Sonya's chickens by Wahl, Phoebe, author, illustrator.

Sonya's chickens

Sonya raises her three chickens from the time they are tiny chicks. She feeds them, shelters them and loves them. Everywhere Sonya goes, her chicks are peeping at her heels. Under her care, the chicks grow into hens and even give Sonya a wonderful gift: an egg! One night, Sonya hears noises coming from the chicken coop and discovers that one of her hens has disappeared. Where did the hen go? What happened to her? When Sonya discovers the answers, she learns some important truths about the interc

Oct 8, 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"--

Oct 8, 2015
The little kids' table by Riehle, Mary Ann McCabe, 1959- author.

The little kids' table

"Everyone knows that the little kids table is the place to be for any holiday or family gathering. This silly, rhyming story follows a group of rambuctious cousins from table setting to dessert. A universal theme, The Little Kids Table will have kids--and parents!--howling with laughter"--Provided by the publisher.

Oct 8, 2015
Isabella's garden by Millard, Glenda.

Isabella's garden

"In Isabella's garden, amazing things come from the tiniest of seeds as they bloom and flourish and make way for a whole new season of growth"--

Oct 8, 2015
Happy in our skin by Manushkin, Fran, author.

Happy in our skin

Bouquets of babies sweet to hold: cocoa-brown, cinnamon, and honey gold. Ginger-coloured babies, peaches and cream, too--splendid skin for me, splendid skin for you! A delightfully rhythmical read-aloud text is paired with bright, bustling art from the award-winning Lauren Tobia, illustrator of Anna Hibiscus, in this joyful exploration of the new skin of babyhood. A wonderful gift book for new mums and toddlers; all children can see themselves, and open their eyes to the world around them, in th

Oct 8, 2015
Frog on a log? by Gray, Kes, author.

Frog on a log?

In rhyming text, cat explains why frog has to sit on a log, even if he finds it uncomfortable.

Oct 8, 2015
Fire engine no. 9 by Austin, Mike, 1963- author, illustrator.

Fire engine no. 9

Follows a fire engine and its crew through a very busy day, using mainly sound words.

Oct 8, 2015
Black cat, white cat by Borando, Silvia, author.

Black cat, white cat

A black cat who only ever goes out during the day and a white cat who only goes out at night meet in the middle and start a beautiful relationship together.

Oct 8, 2015
Beautiful hands by Otoshi, Kathryn, author, illustrator.

Beautiful hands

Little hands can do so many wonderful things: plant ideas; lift spirits; stretch imaginations. This colorful concept book rouses children's to use their hands for the good and reach for their dreams.--Publisher.

Oct 8, 2015
Bad pirate by Winters, Kari-Lynn, 1969- author.

Bad pirate

"Barnacle Garrick is bold and saucy and selfish. And for a pirate captain, that's good, very good. And his crew are all scurvy sea dogs--selfish down to the last fleabitten scuttle-butt. And that's good too. But Augusta Garrick is shy, polite, and selfless. For a pirate, that's bad, very bad. Despite her father's horrible example, the sea pup can't stop helping out. It just might take one terrible storm, a ripped sail, a missing peg leg and a panicked crew before Augusta can prove that being sel

Oct 8, 2015
An A from Miss Keller by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

An A from Miss Keller

Trisha wants to write something that will please her demanding writing teacher, who is rumored to have never given a student an A.

Oct 8, 2015
Beep! Beep! Go to sleep! by Tarpley, Todd.

Beep! Beep! Go to sleep!

"When his three rambunctious robots give every possible excuse not to go to sleep, what's a little boy to do? With a fun refrain that will have readers of all ages chanting along, here's a book that kids will be begging to read every night before bed."--

Oct 4, 2015
Trick ARRR treat - a pirate halloween by Kimmelman, Leslie, author.

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"--

Oct 4, 2015
Thanksgiving at the Tappletons' by Spinelli, Eileen, author.

Thanksgiving at the Tappletons'

When calamity stalks every step of the preparations for the Tappletons' Thanksgiving dinner, they realize that there is more to Thanksgiving than turkey and trimmings.

Oct 4, 2015