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Rosie goes to preschool by Katz, Karen, author, illustrator.

Rosie goes to preschool

Rosie, a helpful preschooler, offers advice to children facing their first day of preschool.

Sep 3, 2015
Your alien by Sauer, Tammi, author.

Your alien

When a little boy meets a stranded alien child, the two quickly become friends, but at bedtime, the alien suddenly grows very sad, and the boy tries to figure out what his new friend needs to be happy again.

Sep 3, 2015
The full moon at the napping house by Wood, Audrey, author.

The full moon at the napping house

In this cumulative tale, a chirping cricket calms a worried mouse, a prowling cat, and other restless creatures, helping them to finally fall asleep.

Sep 3, 2015
Everyone loves Bacon by DiPucchio, Kelly, author.

Everyone loves Bacon

"Everyone loves Bacon but letting his fame go to his head may prove more dangerous than he thought"--

Sep 3, 2015
Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa by Dewdney, Anna, author.

Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa

"It's an exciting day for Llama Llama; he's going to visit Gram and Grandpa Llama and spend the night His first night away from home .and from Mama. But he makes sure to pack everything he needs. And there are so many fun things to do with Gram and Grandpa. It's not until he gets ready for bed that he realizes that he's forgotten something important. Fuzzy Llama. Fortunately, Grandpa Llama has a wonderful solution and soon Llama Llama is having sweet dreams" --

Sep 3, 2015
The wonderful things you will be by Martin, Emily Winfield, author, illustrator.

The wonderful things you will be

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal a parent's musings about what a child will become, knowing that the child's kindness, cleverness, and boldness will shine through no matter what, as will the love they share.

Sep 3, 2015
Goose by Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.

Goose

"Sophie meets Goose at the park and the two become fast friends!"--

Sep 3, 2015
Buddy and Earl by Fergus, Maureen, author.

Buddy and Earl

"Buddy does not know what is in the box that Meredith carries into the living room. But when the small, prickly creature says he is a pirate — and that Buddy is a pirate too — the two mismatched friends are off on a grand adventure. In this first book in the Buddy and Earl series, a dog who likes to play by the rules meets a hedgehog who knows no limits. Their friendship is tender and loyal, and their adventures are funny and imaginative. Maureen Fergus' text is witty and understated, and Carey

Sep 3, 2015
Penny & Jelly - the school show by Gianferrari, Maria, author.

Penny & Jelly - the school show

As the talent show nears, Penny and her trusty canine companion Jelly scramble to find Penny's talent.

Sep 3, 2015
That's (not) mine by Kang, Anna, author.

That's (not) mine

Two fuzzy animals have a silly argument about a chair that ends with a surprise.

Sep 3, 2015
On the ball by Pinkney, J. Brian, author, illustrator.

On the ball

"Owen loves soccer, but isn't the best at playing it. After a particularly disastrous day on the field, Owen is benched. He is feeling so low that he doesn't notice the ball rolling away from him until it's too late. In his effort to get it back, he discovers that he has more skills than he realizes"--

Sep 3, 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.

Sep 3, 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.

Sep 3, 2015
Max the brave by Vere, Ed, author, illustrator.

Max the brave

Max is a cute kitten who dreams of becoming a brave mouse-catcher. So he sets off in search of a mouse, and discovers that bravery perhaps is not so important after all.

Sep 3, 2015
Louis I, king of sheep by

Louis I, king of sheep

"Readers will delight in Louis’s increasingly elaborate fantasy of what comes with being a supreme ruler: the pleasures, the responsibilities, the capriciousness. “What’s good for me is good for my people,” thinks King Louis in this clever fable about the randomness and absurdity of power, but also its abuses, and the hidden dangers in a society built on conformity. There’s loads of wit and humor that will appeal to readers of all ages, but will also serve as a basis for discussing experiences o

Sep 3, 2015
Afraid of the Dark by Hale, Bruce/ Francis, Guy (ILT)

Afraid of the Dark

Sep 3, 2015
Tucky Jo and Little Heart by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

Tucky Jo and Little Heart

A fifteen-year-old soldier in World War II meets a sweet young girl in the Philippines who helps him remember what he is fighting for as he helps her and others of her village avoid starvation, and many years later she returns his kindness.

Sep 3, 2015
Big heroes! by Wrecks, Billy.

Big heroes!

When Lex Luthor uses a device to shrink them down to the size of ants, the Super Friends must use their superpowers to escape from animals now bigger than them, stop Lex from taking over Metropolis, and return to their normal sizes.

Sep 3, 2015
When Dad Showed Me the Universe by Stark, Ulf/ Eriksson, Eva (ILT)

When Dad Showed Me the Universe

Sep 3, 2015
My dog, Bob by Torrey, Rich, author, illustrator.

My dog, Bob

"Like all dogs, Bob likes breakfast, takes rides in the family car and digs for bones. He's just like any other dog--except for a few quirks"--

Sep 3, 2015