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Jampires by McIntyre, Sarah.


When Sam catches the Jampires who've been sucking his jelly doughnuts dry, they invite him to fly with them to their dessert-filled faraway land.

Aug 2, 2015
Granddaddy's turn - a journey to the ballot box by Bandy, Michael S., author.

Granddaddy's turn - a journey to the ballot box

"Life on the farm with Granddaddy is full of hard work, but despite all the chores, Granddaddy always makes time for play, especially fishing trips. Even when there isn't a bite to catch, he reminds young Michael that it takes patience to get what's coming to you. One morning, when Granddaddy heads into town in his fancy suit, Michael knows that something very special must be happening--and sure enough, everyone is lined up at town hall! For the very first time, Granddaddy is allowed to vote, an

Aug 2, 2015
First grade dropout by Vernick, Audrey, author.

First grade dropout

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

Aug 2, 2015
Click! by Ebbeler, Jeffrey, author, illustrator.


After bedtime a house comes alive as a lamp in the shape of a bird solves an array of problems including a leaky faucet, a creaking chair, and sneezing broom, all while the family sleeps.

Aug 2, 2015
Black and white by Ipcar, Dahlov Zorach, 1917-

Black and white

A black dog and a white dog play together all day, and at night the black dog dreams of the jungle and its animals, and the white dog dreams of the arctic.

Aug 2, 2015
Beastly babies by Jackson, Ellen, 1943- author.

Beastly babies

"Introduces all sorts of mischievous baby animals--and the grown-ups who love them no matter what"--

Aug 2, 2015
Anna Banana and the chocolate explosion by Roques, Dominique, 1948- author.

Anna Banana and the chocolate explosion

When Anna Banana and her stuffed animal friends set out to make a chocolate cake, they make a big mess, instead.

Aug 2, 2015
And Tango makes three by Richardson, Justin, 1963-

And Tango makes three

At New York City's Central Park Zoo, two male penguins fall in love and start a family by taking turns sitting on an abandoned egg until it hatches. Based on a true story.

Aug 2, 2015
Ally-Saurus & the first day of school by Torrey, Rich, author, illustrator.

Ally-Saurus & the first day of school

Provided by Amazon.

Aug 2, 2015
Dad's first day by Wohnoutka, Mike, author, illustrator.

Dad's first day

Oliver and Dad have spent a fun summer together but when it comes time for the first day of school, Dad discovers that he is not ready and does everything he can to postpone the big day.

Aug 2, 2015
Bob and Flo by Ashdown, Rebecca, author, illustrator.

Bob and Flo

"On her first day of preschool, penguin Flo loses her lunch bucket--and finds a funny new friend"--

Aug 2, 2015
The entertainer by Dodd, Emma, 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.

Aug 2, 2015
My Yiddish vacation by Skye, Ione.

My Yiddish vacation

Ruth loves going on vacation with her brother, Sammy, to their grandparents home in Florida, and one of her favorite parts is practicing her Yiddish, a Jewish language full of fun words.

Aug 2, 2015
My cousin Momo by OHora, Zachariah, author, illustrator.

My cousin Momo

When Momo the flying squirrel arrives for a much-anticipated visit with his cousins, they think Momo is no fun until they try doing things his way.

Aug 2, 2015
The flying hand of Marco B. by Leiter, Richard, author.

The flying hand of Marco B.

"Marco is riding in the backseat of a car driven by his parents. Being bored, he puts his hand out the window and fantasizes about flying. As he does so, his fantasy takes him on a wild ride up in the sky"--

Aug 2, 2015
Hungry Roscoe by Plant, David J., author, illustrator.

Hungry Roscoe

Roscoe the raccoon longs to get into the zoo, where there's lots of food and regular feeding hours.

Aug 2, 2015
Who wants Broccoli? by Jones, Val, 1954- author, illustrator.

Who wants Broccoli?

Broccoli is a big, noisy dog at Beezley's Animal Shelter who desperately wants to be adopted--but it seems like his loud bark and his trick of throwing his water dish in the air and catching it is not working.

Aug 2, 2015
Two girls want a puppy by Cordell, Ryan, author.

Two girls want a puppy

Two sisters, Cadence and Emi, show great persistence and ingenuity in trying to persuade their father that they're ready to adopt a puppy.

Aug 2, 2015
Tiny hamster is a giant monster by Jensen, Joel, 1984-

Tiny hamster is a giant monster

"When Tiny Hamster accidentally eats some mad scientist goo, he turns into a giant, Godzilla-like hamster, stomping through the city and eating everything in sight"--

Aug 2, 2015
Red by De Kinder, Jan, 1964- author, illustrator.


"Torn between her fear of the bully on the school playground and her sympathy for her classmate, a girl must make a difficult choice"--

Aug 2, 2015