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Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story by Faruqi, Reem, author.

Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story

Now that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice from the librarian, Mrs. Carman.

Jun 28, 2016
Time for (Earth) School, Dewey Dew by Staub, Leslie/ Mack, Jeff (ILT)

Time for (Earth) School, Dewey Dew

Jun 28, 2016
Kindergarten Is Cool! by Marshall, Linda Elovitz/ Chatterton, Chris (ILT)

Kindergarten Is Cool!

Jun 27, 2016
School's first day of school by Rex, Adam, author.

School's first day of school

"It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself"--

Jun 27, 2016
The storyteller by Turk, Evan, author, illustrator.

The storyteller

In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

Jun 27, 2016
Super Bugs by Meadows, Michelle, author.

Super Bugs

In rhyming text, the Super Bugs buzz all over town, rescuing other insects in danger.

Jun 27, 2016
Veronica on Petunia's farm by Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980.

Veronica on Petunia's farm

When Veronica the hippopotamus arrives at Petunia's farm, the animals object to her ways and looks until she gets sick, at which time they decide they like her after all.

Jun 25, 2016
The perfect dog by O'Malley, Kevin, 1961- author, illustrator.

The perfect dog

"A girl tries to pick the perfect dog for her, but in the end, the right dog picks her"--

Jun 25, 2016
An armadillo in New York by Kraulis, Julie, author, illustrator.

An armadillo in New York

Arlo is an armadillo who is always up for adventure. His grandfather, Augustin, loved adventure too. When Arlo was born, Augustin wrote travel journals about his favorite places for Arlo to use when he was old enough to go exploring on his own. When Arlo reads about New York and the mysterious Lady Liberty, he decides it's time for his next adventure. He travels to New York and, guided by Augustin's journal, discovers the joys of the city: gazing at the vast skyline, visiting the Guggenheim, wal

Jun 24, 2016
Elmer and the birthday quake by McKee, David.

Elmer and the birthday quake

Elmer the patchwork elephant and his cousin Wilbur investigate a distant noise and see their friend Super El rescue Old, a pink elephant whose 100th birthday celebration caused an earthquake.

Jun 24, 2016
The dead bird by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author.

The dead bird

When they find a dead bird, a group of children bury it in the woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave.

Jun 24, 2016
The complete Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Barrett, Judi.

The complete Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

The Town of Chewandswallow is very much like any other tiny town, except for its weather. It never rains rain and it never snows snow and it never blows just wind. It rains things like soup and juice. It snows things like mashed potatoes and popcorn. And sometimes the wind blows in storms of hamburgers. Life for the townspeople of Chewandswallow is delicious! Delicious, that is, until the weather takes a sudden turn for the worse in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. The town is suddenly plagued

Jun 24, 2016
An armadillo in Paris by Kraulis, Julie, author, illustrator.

An armadillo in Paris

A winsome armadillo from Brazil takes a trip to Paris in this delightful new picture book from Julie Kraulis. Arlo is an armadillo who is always up for adventure. His grandfather, Augustin, loved adventure too. When Arlo was born, Augustin wrote travel journals about his favorite places for Arlo to use when he was hold enough to go exploring on his own. When Arlo reads about Paris and the one the French call La Dame de Fer, or Iron Lady, he decides it's time to strike out on his first adventure.

Jun 24, 2016
Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast by Funk, Josh, author.

Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast

"Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast have a beautiful friendship--until they discover that there's only one drop of maple syrup left. Off they go, racing past the Orange Juice Fountain, skiing through Sauerkraut Peak, and reeling down the linguini. But who will enjoy the sweet taste of victory? And could working together be better than tearing each other apart? The action-packed rhyme makes for an adrenaline-filled breakfast!"--Provided by publisher.

Jun 24, 2016
Groundhog's day off by Pearlman, Robb, author.

Groundhog's day off

Tired of being asked only about the weather, a sensitive groundhog decides to take a vacation right before the big day in February.

Jun 24, 2016
Elmer and the hippos by McKee, David.

Elmer and the hippos

When hippopotamuses come to live at the elephants' river, Elmer finds out why they have come and enlists his friends to help them make things better.

Jun 24, 2016
With Dad, it's like that by Brun-Cosme, Nadine, author.

With Dad, it's like that

"When Mom's at the movies, Dad is in charge of bath time, dinnertime, and bedtime. Nothing is quite right--but maybe that's not so bad"--

Jun 24, 2016
The two Tims by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

The two Tims

Two Tims. Best friends. Forever?

Jun 24, 2016
You made me a mother by Sala, Laurenne.

You made me a mother

"In this beautiful celebration of motherhood, the universal message of unconditional love for a child shines through. Laurenne Sala's heartworming text, accompanied by Robin Preiss Glasser's charming illustrations, creates a firsthand look at the powerful bond between mother and child from pregnancy to birth and beyond." -- jacket flap.

Jun 23, 2016
One little, two little, three little children by DiPucchio, Kelly, author.

One little, two little, three little children

A rhyming celebration of the diversity and universality of children and their families.

Jun 23, 2016