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Owlet's first flight by Modarressi, Mitra.

Owlet's first flight

A hesitant young owl leaves his nest for the first time and explores the nighttime on his own.

Oct 22, 2014
The problem with not being scared of monsters by Richards, Dan, 1966- author.

The problem with not being scared of monsters

Who knew there was a problem with not being scared of monsters? The hero of this story knows it--all too well. Because he's not scared, the monsters think he's one of them. And now, they're way too friendly. They want to share everything! Which is, of course, a disaster. Good thing there's a terrified little brother to come to the rescue. With an understated text and hilarious illustrations, this picture book will have kids laughing away their fears.

Oct 22, 2014
Max & Ruby's happy holidays treasury. by

Max & Ruby's happy holidays treasury.

A collection of eight stories featuring Ruby and her little brother Max as they share a variety of adventures.

Oct 22, 2014
Mary Engelbreit's Nutcracker. by Engelbreit, Mary.

Mary Engelbreit's Nutcracker.

In this retelling of the original 1816 German story, a nutcracker under a terrible spell is given to young Marie as a Christmas gift, and when she helps him defeat the Mouse King, breaking the spell, he takes her to visit kingdom.

Oct 22, 2014
Rapunzel and the seven dwarfs - a Maynard Moose tale by Claflin, Willy, 1944-

Rapunzel and the seven dwarfs - a Maynard Moose tale

Combines and resets the classic tales of Rapunzel and Snow White in the Northern Piney Woods of Alaska, where a prince riding a white moose tries to rescue a long-haired beauty who has been poisoned by a witch.

Oct 22, 2014
Immi's gift by Littlewood, Karin.

Immi's gift

Day after day in the frozen north, a young Inuit girl catches brightly-colored objects while ice fishing and uses them to decorate her igloo, until the ice begins to melt and she drops in a gift of her own before leaving for the season.

Oct 22, 2014
Sugar white snow and evergreens - a winter wonderland of color by Chernesky, Felicia Sanzari.

Sugar white snow and evergreens - a winter wonderland of color

"Verses follow a family as they visit a maple-sugaring farm and notice a variety of colors in their surroundings"--

Oct 22, 2014
Dino-Boarding by Wheeler, Lisa, 1963-


Meat-eating and vegetarian dinosaurs compete in surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding events.

Oct 22, 2014
Peppa pig and the day at Snowy Mountain. by

Peppa pig and the day at Snowy Mountain.

Peppa and her family enjoy such winter sports as sledding, skating, and skiing while spending a day at Snowy Mountain.

Oct 22, 2014
Stanley's garage by Bee, William, author, ilustrator.

Stanley's garage

"Stanley is working at his garage today. From filling up Hattie's red sport car with gas to changing the tire on Shamus' and Little Woo's blue car, it sure is a busy day. As his friends each come in with their car problems, Stanley knows just what to do to get them back on the road"--

Oct 22, 2014
Let's visit Saint Petersburg by Manzione, Lisa, author.

Let's visit Saint Petersburg

"The Adventures of Bella & Harry" is a picture book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry and their family, who travel the world exploring the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities. In this book Bella and Harry travel to Saint Petersburg, Russia. They play with Russian nesting dolls, visit the Church of Our Savior On Spilled Blood, the Gardens of Catherine Palace in Pushkin, Saint Basil's Cathedral in the Red Square and watch the Russian Ballet p

Oct 22, 2014
Vanilla ice cream by Graham, Bob, 1942- author, illustrator.

Vanilla ice cream

Stowing away in the back of a truck that carries interesting-looking food, a curious young sparrow takes a voyage through the rice paddies of India, across the sea, and into a new city, where he transforms the life of a girl at a cafe´.

Oct 22, 2014
Richard Scarry's The night before the night before Christmas! by Scarry, Richard, author, illustrator.

Richard Scarry's The night before the night before Christmas!

When Mr. Frumble makes his way to the North Pole to help Santa he accidentally tears off a calendar page, causing everyone to think it is Christmas Eve already, and he has to try to set things right.

Oct 22, 2014
Kid sheriff and the terrible Toads by Shea, Bob, author.

Kid sheriff and the terrible Toads

The Toad brothers are wreaking havoc in Drywater Gulch when a boy with no experience but immense knowledge of dinosaurs rides into town on his tortoise and declares himself the new sheriff.

Oct 22, 2014
Lucky by Mackintosh, David, author, illustrator.


When Leo's mother announces there will be a surprise at dinner, Leo and his brother are desperate to find out what it is, and their imaginations run wild.

Oct 22, 2014
Anna's heaven by Hole, Stian, author, illustrator.

Anna's heaven

After the death of her mother, Anna and her father imagine that Heaven might be a place where one can help in God's garden, visit with old friends, and take off one's socks whenever one pleases.

Oct 22, 2014
'Twas Nochebuena by Thong, Roseanne.

'Twas Nochebuena

Explores Latin American traditions for celebrating Christmas Eve in a text that combines English and Spanish words and follows the rhythm of Clement Moore's "The Night Before Christmas".

Oct 22, 2014
Peppa Pig and the vegetable garden by

Peppa Pig and the vegetable garden

Peppa and George love helping Grandpa Pig in the garden. When it is time for lunch, Granny makes a salad. But George doesn't like salad. Will Grandpa Pig change his mind?

Oct 22, 2014
As an oak tree grows by Karas, G. Brian, author, illustrator.

As an oak tree grows

"From 1775 to the present, the landscape around a lone oak tree goes through significant changes"--

Oct 22, 2014
Ready, steady, ghost! by Baguley, Elizabeth, author.

Ready, steady, ghost!

A timid little ghost searches for a safe place to haunt.

Oct 22, 2014