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The world in a second by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

The world in a second

"Inspired by the question, "What are they doing right at this moment on the other side of the world?" this book focuses on natural and human events happening all over the world in the same second"--

May 5, 2015
Wherever you go by Miller, Pat Zietlow, author.

Wherever you go

Illustrations and rhyming text follow a young rabbit as he leaves home on a journey, discovering the joys of different kinds of roads and what they may bring--including a way back home.

May 5, 2015
Wild about us! by Beaumont, Karen.

Wild about us!

From Elephant's long nose to Kangaroo's huge feet to Monkey's stick-out ears, everyone is worth celebrating, no matter what they look like.

May 5, 2015
Vincent and the night by Enersen, Adele, author, illustrator.

Vincent and the night

Having decided he does not want to go to sleep, Vincent unravels the blanket of night and transforms it into a cat, a lullaby, and even an elephant before finally giving in and closing his eyes.

May 5, 2015
Turtle and me by Harris, Robie H, author.

Turtle and me

Loving his plush toy turtle despite years of mud spatters, spilled spaghetti, and puppy chewing, a little boy is dismayed when Turtle suffers a horrible rip that cannot be repaired.

May 5, 2015
Tad and Dad by Stein, David Ezra, author, illustrator.

Tad and Dad

"A growing tadpole loves his frog dad so much he never gives him a moment's peace"--

May 5, 2015
Stella brings the family / A Tale of Two Dads on Mother's Day by Schiffer, Miriam B, author.

Stella brings the family / A Tale of Two Dads on Mother's Day

Stella brings her two fathers to school to celebrate Mother's Day.

May 5, 2015
Rufus goes to sea by Griswell, Kim T.

Rufus goes to sea

When school lets out for the summer, Rufus Leroy Williams III, a determined pig who loves to read, decides to become a pirate.

May 5, 2015
Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes by Kemp, Anna/ Ogilvie, Sara (ILT)

Rhinos Don't Eat Pancakes

May 5, 2015
Is it Passover yet? by Barash, Chris, author.

Is it Passover yet?

One family prepares for the traditional seder that ushers in Passover.

May 5, 2015
Inside this book - (are three books). by Saltzberg, Barney, author, illustrator.

Inside this book - (are three books).

Given blank books by their mother, Seymour, Fiona, and Wilbur let their imaginations fly, then put their stories, poems, and pictures together in a single, shared book.

May 5, 2015
Lion's lunch? by Tierney, Fiona.

Lion's lunch?

When Lion comes upon Sarah walking in the jungle, he threatens to eat her unless she shows that she can do something none of the other animals can do.

May 5, 2015
How to catch a mouse by Leathers, Philippa, author, illustrator.

How to catch a mouse

A confident but inexperienced cat believes that because she has never seen a mouse she has scared them all away, while unaware that an intrepid little mouse is hiding on every page.

May 5, 2015
Henry's stars by Elliot, David, 1952- author, illustrator.

Henry's stars

Henry the pig is excited to spot the Great Pig in the sky one starry night, but when he shows the other farm animals, he gets frustrated because they each see something different.

May 5, 2015
Grandma in blue with red hat by Menchin, Scott.

Grandma in blue with red hat

After his teacher says that anything can be in an art exhibition, and his fellow students give myriad reasons why something might belong in a museum, a child offers his special grandmother as an exhibit but when the curator cites a rule against acceptinggrandmas, the child has a better idea.

May 5, 2015
Fun in the sun by Catrow, David, author, illustrator.

Fun in the sun

Illustrations and easy-to-read text relate a trip to the beach that features a man in a funny hat--or hat on a funny man, a sandy lunch and swimsuit, and a high-flying kite.

May 5, 2015
Dinosaur parade by Halpern, Shari, author, illustrator.

Dinosaur parade

"Illustrations and simple, rhyming text present a wide variety of dinosaurs. Includes "dinosaur factoids".

May 5, 2015
Bunny Roo, I love you by Marr, Melissa.

Bunny Roo, I love you

A mother makes her baby feel safe by sharing how all kinds of mama animals care for their little ones.

May 5, 2015
Ben draws trouble by Davies, Matt (Matthew Keiland Parry), 1966- author, illustrator.

Ben draws trouble

Ben loves to draw and does so in all of his classes, but his drawings of people are so good he's afraid to let his classmates see them, until the day he loses his notebook and his talent's revealed.

May 5, 2015
I just don't like the sound of NO! - [my story about accepting 'no' for an answer and disagreeing ... the right way!] by Cook, Julia, 1964-, author.

I just don't like the sound of NO! - [my story about accepting 'no' for an answer and disagreeing ... the right way!]

Shows readers the steps to the fundamental social skills of accepting "no" and disagreeing appropriately. When RJ learns to use these skills the right way, he finds that rewards come his way, instead of arguments.

May 5, 2015