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Rupert can dance by Feiffer, Jules, author, illustrator.

Rupert can dance

Although Rupert liked watching his owner Mandy dance during the day, he secretly enjoyed dancing at night while Mandy slept.

Sep 2, 2014
Rabbi Benjamin's buttons by McGinty, Alice B., 1963-

Rabbi Benjamin's buttons

Rabbi Benjamin's congregation presents him with a special holiday vest--and cooks him so much food that soon its buttons pop off. Includes glossary, notes on Jewish holidays, and recipes for special foods associated with them.

Sep 2, 2014
Oh no! a fox! by Stoeke, Janet Morgan, author, illustrator.

Oh no! a fox!

Rooster Sam unwittingly saves the hens of Loopy Coop Farm.

Sep 2, 2014
In this book by Marceau, Fani, author.

In this book

Explores the concept of what it means to be "in" something with text and pictures.

Sep 2, 2014
Hermelin the detective mouse by Grey, Mini.

Hermelin the detective mouse

A mouse with typewriting skills secretly helps the people of Offley Street find lost items, and eventually saves the day.

Sep 2, 2014
Forget me not by Van Laan, Nancy.

Forget me not

Young Julia comes to terms with the changes in her beloved grandmother, whose Alzheimer's Disease makes it hard for her to remember people and things.

Sep 2, 2014
Pi-rat! by Lee, Maxine, author, illustrator.


Pi-Rat and his swashbuckling crew are fearsome and brave, living by their own rules and afraid of almost nothing.

Sep 2, 2014
First day at Zoo School by Dillard, Sarah, 1961- author, illustrator.

First day at Zoo School

"On the first day of school, vivacious Amanda the Panda meets anxious Alfred the Alligator. But when Amanda decides that Alfred would be the perfect best friend for her, the difference in their temperaments leads to hurt feelings"--

Sep 2, 2014
I'm my own dog by Stein, David Ezra, author, illustrator.

I'm my own dog

A dog without a human companion fetches his own slippers and curls up at his own feet but cannot reach a certain itchy spot in the middle of his back, compelling him to leash a poor lonely human who will loyally offer a helpful scratch.

Sep 2, 2014
The pandas and their chopsticks - and other animals stories by Demi, author, illustrator.

The pandas and their chopsticks - and other animals stories

Presents ten animal stories, each containing a moral lesson, including the importance of being humble, the dangers of being too proud, the importance of generosity and sharing, and how everyone, no matter how small, has a part to play in life.

Sep 2, 2014
Mrs. Millie goes to Philly! by Cox, Judy.

Mrs. Millie goes to Philly!

Students enjoy their teacher's silly misuse of words during a class field trip to Philadelphia.

Sep 2, 2014
Ahmed and the feather girl by Ray, Jane, 1960-

Ahmed and the feather girl

One morning, Ahmed heard a cracking sound. The egg was hatching! He watched in amazement as the egg opened to reveal a beautiful little child...

Sep 2, 2014
If an armadillo went to a restaurant by Fischer, Ellen, 1947-

If an armadillo went to a restaurant

Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore what various animals, from an armadillo in an underground restaurant to a wallaby in a sandwich shop, might choose to eat.

Sep 2, 2014
Who's next door by Kishira, Mayuko.

Who's next door

Sep 2, 2014
Thomas and friends. Tale of the brave by

Thomas and friends. Tale of the brave

Thomas and his friends face their fears as they encounter giant footprints, myserious shadows, and other strange things on the Island of Sodor.

Sep 2, 2014
Max & Ruby at the Warthogs' wedding by Wells, Rosemary.

Max & Ruby at the Warthogs' wedding

Shortly before the Warthogs' wedding is set to begin, ring-bearer Max loses the ring and he, Ruby, and their friend Louise search the Ritz Hotel from bottom to top trying to get it back in time.

Sep 2, 2014
Roland Humphrey is wearing a what? by Kiernan-Johnson. Eileen.

Roland Humphrey is wearing a what?

Roland Humphrey is a little boy who likes sparkly things and bright colors. He likes both sports and ballet, and doesn't understand why girls can like both but not boys. Will he bow to peer pressure, or follow his heart and be the authentic Roland Humphrey?

Sep 2, 2014
Miss Brooks' Story Nook by Bottner, Barbara, author.

Miss Brooks' Story Nook

A school librarian encourages her students to make up stories, and teaches a lesson about bullying in the process.

Sep 2, 2014
If kids ran the world by Dillon, Leo, author, illustrator.

If kids ran the world

In text and pictures, this book tells us how much better the world would be, if kids were allowed to run the world.

Sep 2, 2014
Fiona's lace by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

Fiona's lace

"Fiona and her family moved from Ireland to Chicago to begin a new life. Yet, when the family is struck with misfortune, will Fiona's lace help save them?"--

Sep 2, 2014