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The gingerbread man loose at the zoo by Murray, Laura, 1970- The gingerbread man loose at the zoo

When the gingerbread man gets separated from his class during a field trip to the zoo, he uses his teacher's animal scavenger hunt clues to find his way back to them.

Dec 3, 2016
Friend or foe? by Sobol, John, 1963- author. Friend or foe?

A lonely mouse lived in a small house beside a great palace. In the great palace lived a cat.

Dec 3, 2016
Fox and the jumping contest by Tabor, Corey R., author. Fox and the jumping contest

"Fox really, really wants to win the jumping contest. He knows just where he'll put that first-place trophy. The only problem? Fox is not a very good jumper. But he is a very good schemer. . . .The irrepressible fox (sort of) wins and (sort of) gets his comeuppance in this hilarious modern-day trickster tale" Cover-flap.

Dec 3, 2016
First snow by Pak, Po-mi, author. First snow

Follows a young girl's adventures, including rolling a snowman and making snow angels, as she explores the wonder of snow.

Dec 3, 2016
Farmer Falgu goes on a trip by Chitra Soundar, author. Farmer Falgu goes on a trip

Tired of his noisy farm, Falgu decides to take a trip to find some silence, coming to a realization along the way.

Dec 3, 2016
Even superheroes have bad days by Becker, Shelly, author. Even superheroes have bad days

A group of superheroes are having a bad day and learn to cope with their emotions.

Dec 3, 2016
Dear dragon by Funk, Josh, author. Dear dragon

As a school project, George and Blaise become pen pals, writing rhyming letters about their favorite things to do, unaware that one is human and the other a dragon.

Dec 3, 2016
The cat from Hunger Mountain by Young, Ed, author, illustrator. The cat from Hunger Mountain

Lord Cat lives a lavish lifestyle until drought strikes Hunger Mountain, but when he goes to seek sustenance, he finds much more than food.

Dec 3, 2016
Bonesville by Fromental, Jean-Luc, author. Bonesville

A mysterious beast is terrorizing the resident skeletons of Bonesville by stealing a different bone from each townsperson, so Detective Sherlock Bones traps the monster to learn the truth about this bone thief.

Dec 3, 2016
Bitty Bot by McCanna, Tim, author. Bitty Bot

"All of the bots in Botsburg are powering down for the night ... but Bitty Bot isn't tired! Bitty decides to build a rocket and go on a space adventure instead of going to sleep"--

Dec 3, 2016
Because of Thursday by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator. Because of Thursday

"Annie Fetlock--born on Thursday, met the love of her life on Thursday, and when a special cat comes into her life on Thursday, she knows he has found the right home"--

Dec 3, 2016
Ballerina gets ready by Kent, Allegra, author. Ballerina gets ready

"From the time she wakes at 8 a.m. until the curtain rises at 8 p.m., a prima ballerina's day is busy, busy, busy with classes, rehearsals and fittings, as well as meals and friendship"--

Dec 3, 2016
Also an octopus, or, A little bit of nothing by Tokuda-Hall, Maggie, author. Also an octopus, or, A little bit of nothing

"It begins with an octopus who plays the ukulele. Since this is a story, the octopus has to want something--maybe to travel to faraway galaxies in a totally awesome purple spaceship. Then the octopus sets out to build a spaceship out of soda cans, glue, umbrellas, glitter, and waffles. OK, maybe the octopus needs some help, like from an adorable bunny friend, and maybe that bunny turns out to be . . . a rocket scientist? (Probably not.) But could something even more amazing come to pass? Debut a

Dec 3, 2016
Alphonse, that is not ok to do! by Hirst, Daisy, author, illustrator. Alphonse, that is not ok to do!

Monster Natalie gets angry with her little brother Alphonse when he starts eating her favorite book, but she doesn't stay mad for long.

Dec 3, 2016
Almost a full moon by Workman, Hawksley, 1975- author. Almost a full moon

Almost a Full Moon is a warm-hearted story of family, community, food and home. A boy and his grandmother host a gathering in their small cabin in the middle of winter. Friends travel from near and far, and some new friends even turn up. The walls of the cabin are elastic and the soup pot bottomless; all are welcome.

Dec 3, 2016
All aboard for the Bobo Road by Davies, Stephen, 1976- author. All aboard for the Bobo Road

"In Burkina Faso, Fatima and Galo load the luggage while their dad Big Ali drives the bus. Help count bikes, sacks of rice, melons and even goats and chickens as the bus travels past Gurunsi houses, the hippo lake, waterfalls and jungle, all the way to Bobo"--

Dec 3, 2016
What's a banana? by Singer, Marilyn, author. What's a banana?

Rhyming text shows all the imaginative things you can do with a banana.

Dec 2, 2016
This is the house that monsters built by Metzger, Steve, author. This is the house that monsters built

Using the building verse of the original nursery rhyme, a mummy, a skeleton, a zombie, and other monsters create a house.

Dec 2, 2016
Schnitzel - a cautionary tale for lazy louts by Shaw, Stephanie, author. Schnitzel - a cautionary tale for lazy louts

Lazy Schnitzel is apprenticed to a famous wizard, and when a salesman selling vacuum cleaners offers to help clean house, Schnitzel accepts, but finds trouble when he realizes the salesman is a vampire.

Dec 2, 2016
The royal heart by McGoon, Greg, author. The royal heart

"Once upon a time, in a far away land, an heir to the throne is born. The King has a son to follow in his footsteps. But life might not be quite as it appears for this Royal Family. All will be revealed on their child's 16th birthday. Family love triumphs over doubt, and together they grow stronger. Join this Royal Family on the path of discovery, acceptance and celebration." --

Dec 2, 2016