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The bear and the piano by Litchfield, David.

The bear and the piano

"A bear finds a piano in the woods, learns to play it, and travels to the big city to become rich and famous, but ultimately discovers that his old friends in the forest back home are still the best audience of all"--

Apr 30, 2016
Curious George boxcar derby by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977, author.

Curious George boxcar derby

After hearing about the annual boxcar derby, George enlists the help of his friend Allie to build a car, learning about simple physics and the parts of a car in the process of trying to win the race.

Apr 30, 2016
Buddy and Earl go exploring by Fergus, Maureen, author.

Buddy and Earl go exploring

Buddy is just settling in for the night when Earl announces that he's going on a trip. Before buddy knows it, he and Earl are off on another grand adventure. While exploring the wilds of the kitchen, they see wondrous sights, make delicious discoveries and even encounter a couple of unusual monsters.

Apr 30, 2016
The ugly dumpling by Campisi, Stephanie, author.

The ugly dumpling

An ugly dumpling is ignored and sad until an encouraging cockroach sees the dumpling's inner beauty and helps it discover its true identity and realize being different is beautiful after all.

Apr 30, 2016
There is a tribe of kids by Smith, Lane, author.

There is a tribe of kids

Simple text follows a young boy and the many animals he meets on his adventure through the jungle.

Apr 30, 2016
I wonder - celebrating daddies doin' work by Richards, Doyin, 1974- author.

I wonder - celebrating daddies doin' work

"Words and photos celebrating fathers"--

Apr 30, 2016
One hundred bones! by Zommer, Yuval, author, artist.

One hundred bones!

Apr 30, 2016
The Zoomers' handbook by Moraes, Ana de, 1978- author.

The Zoomers' handbook

Aspiring Zoomers, who look after very special beasts, discover the secret of the shiger's stripy wool, the challenges of owning a loyal but gigantic dogephant, and the special skills of the super-fast horsodile.

Apr 30, 2016
The whale by Murrow, Ethan, author, illustrator.

The whale

There is a legend that a Great Spotted Whale lives in the ocean, although a sighting fifty years ago was never corroborated. Now two young whale watchers each set out to find the whale, one armed with sound-recording equipment, the other with a camera. When their boats collide, they pool their resources to capture incontrovertible proof that the mythical whale exists. The eventual sighting is a magical moment, especially when the children discover that it was their own grandparents who first gli

Apr 30, 2016
I won a what? by Vernick, Audrey.

I won a what?

A young boy tries to win a goldfish at the carnival and ends up with a far bigger prize.

Apr 30, 2016
My mom is a runner by Reimold, Mary Gallagher, 1953-

My mom is a runner

A child is proud of his mother who runs.

Apr 30, 2016
The fox and the star by Bickford-Smith, Coralie, author, illustrator.

The fox and the star

"The Fox and the Star is the story of a friendship between a lonely Fox and the Star who guides him through the frightfully dark forest. Illuminated by Star's rays, Fox forages for food, runs with the rabbits, and dances in the rain--until Star suddenly goes out and life changes, leaving Fox huddling for warmth in the unfamiliar dark. To find his missing Star, Fox must embark on a wondrous journey beyond the world he knows--a journey lit by courage, newfound friends, and just maybe, a star-fille

Apr 30, 2016
Stormy night by Yoon, Salina, author, illustrator.

Stormy night

Bear is frightened by a storm, but singing to his toy, Floppy, and being with his parents helps comfort him until the storm goes to sleep, and so does he.

Apr 30, 2016
The pirate jamboree by Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.

The pirate jamboree

Pirates Blackbeard Johnson and his brothers, Eyepatch Sue, and others sail over to Peg Leg Jones' for a happily chaotic pirate jamboree--until the S.S. Clean Your Room (otherwise known as Mrs. Jones) arrives and playtime is definitely over.

Apr 30, 2016
Stop following me Moon! by Farrell, Darren, author, illustrator.

Stop following me Moon!

After stealing food from hikers and other forest animals, a hungry bear thinks the moon is following him, but when Moon finally disappears, the bear promises to be good if only it will come back.

Apr 30, 2016
Safe in a storm by Swinburne, Stephen R., author.

Safe in a storm

When a storm rumbles and the night grows dark, baby animals cuddle up to their mothers where they can sleep, safe and warm.

Apr 30, 2016
Miss Moon, wise words from a dog governess by Hill, Janet, 1974- author

Miss Moon, wise words from a dog governess

Dog governess Wilhelmina Moon imparts twenty lessons that are practical and playful for dogs and humans alike.

Apr 30, 2016
Maggie and Michael get dressed by Fleming, Denise, 1950- author, illustrator.

Maggie and Michael get dressed

It is time to get dressed and Michael counts on his dog, Maggie, for help as he places yellow socks, a brown hat, blue pants, and other colorful articles of clothing where they belong.

Apr 30, 2016
My house by Barton, Byron, author, illustrator.

My house

"Jim the cat describes his favorite places inside and outside his house"

Apr 30, 2016
Spot goes to the farm by Hill, Eric, 1927-2014.

Spot goes to the farm

Spot searches for new babies among the farm animals, each of which greets him with its own distinctive noise. Movable flaps conceal portions of the illustrations.

Apr 30, 2016