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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 27, 2016
Life without Nico by Maturana, Andrea, 1969- author.

Life without Nico

Best friends Maia and Nico are inseparable until Nico's family has to move away. Maia then learns how to fill the void with new wonders and friendships.

Jun 27, 2016
Lion lessons by Agee, Jon, author, illustrator.

Lion lessons

"Learning to be a lion takes some serious lessons, but luckily, this kid has a teacher who is a real pro"--

Jun 27, 2016
Make way for readers by Sierra, Judy.

Make way for readers

Animal toddlers arrive for storytime with Miss Bingo the flamingo.

Jun 27, 2016
Mam ̀the Alien - Mam ̀La Extraterrestre by Lainez, Rene Colato/ Lacm̀ara, Laura (ILT)

Mam ̀the Alien - Mam ̀La Extraterrestre

Jun 27, 2016
Maya by Jain, Mahak, author.

Maya

"The electricity in Maya's house has gone out again. Worse, she is afraid of the dark -- and her fear has been even worse since her father died. Now it feels as if the darkness will never go away. Maya's mother distracts her with a legend about the banyan tree, which saved the world from the first monsoon by drinking up the floodwaters, and growing tall and strong. Later that night, unsettled by the noises around her, Maya revisits the story in her imagination. She ventures deep into the banyan

Jun 23, 2016
Me and Annie McPhee by Dunrea, Olivier, author.

Me and Annie McPhee

In this cumulative rhyme, a tiny island in the middle of the sea "just big enough for me and Annie McPhee," rapidly becomes very crowded with increasingly larger groups of animals.

Jun 27, 2016
Me and Annie McPhee by Dunrea, Olivier.

Me and Annie McPhee

In this cumulative rhyme, a tiny island in the middle of the sea "just big enough for me and Annie McPhee," rapidly becomes very crowded with increasingly larger groups of animals.

Jun 21, 2016
Mission- back to school - top secret info for rookie students by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Mission- back to school - top secret info for rookie students

Imagined in the form of a secret agent's set of instructions, Mason and other children negotiate the first day of school.

Jun 27, 2016
Monster needs your vote by Czajak, Paul, author.

Monster needs your vote

"Election season is here and Monster is ready to vote! But why cast your ballot when you can run for president instead? With speeches, debates, and a soapbox or two, Monster's newest tale is a campaign encouraging kids to take a stand and fight for what they believe in"--

Jun 22, 2016
Monster needs your vote by Czajak, Paul, author.

Monster needs your vote

"Election season is here and Monster is ready to vote! But why cast your ballot when you can run for president instead? With speeches, debates, and a soapbox or two, Monster's newest tale is a campaign encouraging kids to take a stand and fight for what they believe in"--

Jun 27, 2016
More-igami by Kleber, Dori, author.

More-igami

Joey loves things that fold: maps, bed, accordions, you name it. When a classmate's mother turns a plain piece of paper into a beautiful origami crane, his eyes pop. Maybe he can learn origami, too. But it's going to take practice - on his homework, the newspaper, the thirty-eight dollars in his mother's purse . . Enough! No more folding! How can Joey become an origami master if he can't practice? Happily, he finds a way - and perhaps a chance to make a new friend while he's at it.

Jun 23, 2016
Mousequerade ball - a counting tale by Mortensen, Lori, 1955- author.

Mousequerade ball - a counting tale

"When ten mice get dressed up for a fancy ball the arrival of a cat sends them fleeing but what if the cat's only intention is to dance the night away? Counting up and counting down, dancing all the while, this delightful story invites readers to the event of the season: The Mousquerade Ball!"--

Jun 23, 2016
Mr. Hulot at the beach by Merveille, David, author, illustrator.

Mr. Hulot at the beach

This wordless picture book follows the humorous misadventures of Mr. Hulot as he attempts to enjoy a day at the beach.

Jun 27, 2016
Mr. Hulot at the Beach by Merveille, David/ Tati, Jacques (CON)

Mr. Hulot at the Beach

Jun 22, 2016
Mr. King's machine by Côté, Geneviève, author, illustrator.

Mr. King's machine

"Mr. King likes pretty things. He also likes machines. So when he discovers a flower that has been nibbled by a caterpillar, he builds himself a Caterpillar-Catcher. Off he zooms--unaware that his machine is filling the sky with smoke and that his friends are calling him to stop! When he finally does, his friends are not happy. But with some imagination, Mr. King figures out a way to green his machine--and the world around him!"--

Jun 27, 2016
My favorite pet by Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's class / By Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's Class by Birdsall, Jeanne.

My favorite pet by Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's class / By Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's Class

In his homework assignment, Gus spends less time on what he likes about sheep and more on how he has gotten in trouble doing such things as using a sheep as an umbrella, or letting sheep into his house.

Jun 27, 2016
Next to you - a book of adorableness by Houran, Lori Haskins, author.

Next to you - a book of adorableness

"When it comes to new babies, friends, or other loved ones, we should remind them of just how darling they are. But are they cuter than a piglet in a sweater? A basket of baby chicks? An elephant calf taking a bath? Of course!"--

Jun 27, 2016
Nobody likes a goblin by Hatke, Ben, author, illustrator.

Nobody likes a goblin

When adventurers take everything in his dungeon, including his only friend, Goblin sets out to get his friend Skeleton back.

Jun 22, 2016
Nobody likes a goblin by Hatke, Ben, author.

Nobody likes a goblin

Goblin, a cheerful little homebody, lives in a cosy, rat-infested dungeon, with his only friend, Skeleton. Every day, Goblin and Skeleton play with the treasure in their dungeon. But one day, a gang of "heroic" adventurers bursts in. These marauders trash the place, steal all the treasure, and make off with Skeleton-leaving Goblin all alone! It's up to Goblin to save the day. But first he's going to have to leave the dungeon and find out how the rest of the world feels about goblins."--Amazon.co

Jun 27, 2016