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Something extraordinary by Clanton, Ben, 1988- author, illustrator.

Something extraordinary

"A little boy wants his wishes to come true"--

Jul 3, 2015
The night world by Gerstein, Mordicai, author, illustrator.

The night world

Sylvie the cat persuades her boy to go into the darkness very late at night, where they are greeted by the shadows of roses and other flowers, and by nocturnal animals who whisper, "it's almost here."

Jul 3, 2015
Little Miss, big sis by Rosenthal, Amy Krouse, author.

Little Miss, big sis

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow Little Miss as she learns to be a wonderful big sister.

Jul 3, 2015
First grade dropout by Vernick, Audrey.

First grade dropout

After an embarrassing incident, a young boy decides to quit school.

Jul 3, 2015
The entertainer by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, illustrator.

The entertainer

Arriving at a little boy's birthday party, an entertainer in a big cuddly bear costume delights the children with his antics and surprises them when his costume will not come off.

Jul 3, 2015
Edmond, the moonlit party by Desbordes, Astrid, author.

Edmond, the moonlit party

Edmond the squirrel shares a tree with George, an owl who loves costumes, and Harry the bear, who throws wonderful parties that turn out even better when Edmond overcomes his shyness and joins in.

Jul 3, 2015
The dinosaur disaster by McElligott, Matthew, author.

The dinosaur disaster

"Dr. Cosmic's class of clever monsters at the Mad Scientist Academy solve the greatest challenges in science, in this perfect blend of adventure and exploration." --

Jul 3, 2015
The day the crayons came home by Daywalt, Drew, author.

The day the crayons came home

One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home.

Jul 3, 2015
The whale in my swimming pool by Wan, Joyce, author, illustrator.

The whale in my swimming pool

A young boy discovers a whale in his pool and tries everything he can think of to get it out.

Jul 3, 2015
Rude cakes by Watkins, Rowboat, 1967- author.

Rude cakes

A story about a rude cake who never says please or thank you or listens to its parents, and a Giant Cyclops who is polite.

Jul 3, 2015
Eva and Sadie and the worst haircut ever! by Cohen, Jeff (Jeffrey Brandt), 1974- author.

Eva and Sadie and the worst haircut ever!

Sadie offers to give her little sister a free haircut.

Jul 3, 2015
Nessy's New Home by Cook, Marcy.

Nessy's New Home

Look inside to discover how Nessy the bird and her brothers enter the foster care system and are placed in a new nest! Rhyming text and beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations make this an ideal book for parents and young children to share. -- From back cover.

Jul 3, 2015
Prince of a frog by Urbanovic, Jackie, author, illustrator.

Prince of a frog

Hopper is a frog who thinks he is a prince, so he starts out on an adventure to find a princess, whose kiss will transform him to his royal self.

Jul 3, 2015
My humongous hamster goes to school by Freytag, Lorna, author, illustrator.

My humongous hamster goes to school

On Bring Your Pet to School Day, a boy's hamster grows to enormous size after he eats all the students' packed lunches.

Jul 3, 2015
Does a kangaroo have a mother, too? by Carle, Eric.

Does a kangaroo have a mother, too?

Presents the names of animal babies, parents, and groups, for example, a baby kangaroo is a joey, its mother is a flyer, its father is a boomer, and a group of kangaroos is a troop, mob, or herd.

Jul 3, 2015
Putting the monkeys to bed by Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-

Putting the monkeys to bed

Sam is happy to play with his monkeys until way past bedtime, but he gets tired before them and has to find a way to get them to sleep.

Jul 3, 2015
What James said by Rosenberg, Liz, author.

What James said

A little girl ignores her best friend James after she hears rumors that he has been talking about her, but soon realizes that she misses his friendship.

Jul 3, 2015
Room for Bear by Gavin, Ciara, author, illustrator.

Room for Bear

Bear and a family of ducks try to find the perfect home to share, but what suits the bear does not suit the ducks, and what suits the ducks does not suit Bear.

Jul 3, 2015
Curious George discovers the Sun by Meier, Anna, author.

Curious George discovers the Sun

"Come along as George explores how the sun gives off heat, light, and energy" --

Jul 3, 2015
Feet go to sleep by Bottner, Barbara.

Feet go to sleep

A child looks back on the day and drifts off to sleep, one body part at a time.

Jul 3, 2015