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Bad Kitty does not like candy by Bruel, Nick, author, illustrator.

Bad Kitty does not like candy

"Bad Kitty knows exactly what she wants. Candy! And nothing will stand in her way"--

Aug 28, 2015
Max the Brave by Vere, Ed (NA)

Max the Brave

Aug 28, 2015
Louis I, King of the Sheep by Tallec, Olivier (CRT)

Louis I, King of the Sheep

Aug 28, 2015
The nutcracker by Schulman, Janet.

The nutcracker

One Christmas after hearing how the toy nutcracker made by her godfather got his ugly face, a little girl helps break the spell and watches him change into a handsome prince.

Aug 28, 2015
Ellie by Wu, Mike, author, illustrator.

Ellie

When zookeeper Walt announces that the zoo will have to close, all of the animals pitch in to try to save their home, but it's Ellie the elephant who reveals a talent that just may keep the zoo open for good.

Aug 27, 2015
A doll for Marie by Fatio, Louise.

A doll for Marie

A fancy china doll hopes to find a home.

Aug 27, 2015
Bright sky, starry city by Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956- author.

Bright sky, starry city

"Phoebe helps her dad set up telescopes on the sidewalk outside his store. It's a special night --Saturn and Mars are going to appear together in the sky. But will Phoebe be able to see them with all the city lights? Raindrops begin to fall, followed by lightning and thunder. Phoebe is filled with disappointment as she and her father hurry inside to wait out the storm. But suddenly the power fails and then, amazingly, the rain and clouds disappear. Phoebe and her dad and all kinds of people spil

Aug 27, 2015
The best story by Spinelli, Eileen.

The best story

When a contest at the local library offers a prize for the best story, a girl tries to write one using her family's suggestions, but her story does not seem right until she listens to her heart.

Aug 27, 2015
Bah! said the baby by Plecas, Jennifer.

Bah! said the baby

"When baby says 'bah!' the rest of the family scrambles to bring him balls and books and bows and bottles, sheep and baby dolls and blankets and even a brother! But it turns out that all along, the baby was just trying to say 'bye-bye'"--

Aug 27, 2015
Knit together by Dominguez, Angela N.

Knit together

A little girl who loves to draw but cannot knit, and her mother who loves to knit but cannot draw, collaborate on a special project neither of them could have done alone.

Aug 27, 2015
If you ever want to bring an alligator to school, don't! by Parsley, Elise, author, illustrator.

If you ever want to bring an alligator to school, don't!

A child provides insights, based on personal experience, into everything that can go wrong if one brings an alligator to school for show-and-tell.

Aug 27, 2015
I had a favorite hat by Ashburn, Boni, author.

I had a favorite hat

At the end of summer, a girl's mother wants to put away her favorite beach hat but the girl asks to keep it out, then decorates it for each holiday and season from autumn through spring.

Aug 27, 2015
The house that's your home by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960-

The house that's your home

Celebrates all the things that make one's home special, including the family that dwells there.

Aug 27, 2015
Happy birthday Madame Chapeau by Beaty, Andrea, author.

Happy birthday Madame Chapeau

When a crow flies off with her birthday bonnet as she walks to dinner, Madame Chapeau chases the thief through the streets of Paris while admirers offer her replacement hats, but none seem quite right until someone offers a special gift.

Aug 27, 2015
Boats float! by Lyon, George Ella, 1949- author.

Boats float!

In rhyming text the reader is introduced to all the different kinds of boats floating on rivers, lakes, oceans, and ponds.

Aug 27, 2015
What pet should I get? by Seuss, Dr., author, illustrator.

What pet should I get?

A boy wants all of the pets in a pet store but he and his sister can choose only one. End notes discuss Dr. Seuss's pets, his creative process, and the discovery of the manuscript and illustrations for "What Pet Should I Get?"

Aug 27, 2015
Toy boat by De Sève, Randall.

Toy boat

A toy boat gets separated from its owner and has an adventure on the high seas.

Aug 27, 2015
Sona and the wedding game by Sheth, Kashmira, author.

Sona and the wedding game

Sona is excited about attending her first Indian wedding, especially since her sister is the bride, but when she learns that tradition requires her to steal the groom's shoes during the ceremony she must ask her annoying little cousin, Vishal, for help.

Aug 27, 2015
So cozy by Korda, Lerryn, author, illustrator.

So cozy

When Dog's bed looks so inviting to his numerous animal friends that a teetering pileup of coziness ensues, a sneeze triggered by Mouse's presence on Elephant's trunk temporarily frightens everyone away.

Aug 27, 2015
Sea Rex by Idle, Molly Schaar, author.

Sea Rex

Cordelia spends a day at the beach with her dinosaur friends.

Aug 27, 2015