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Rappy the Raptor by Gutman, Dan, author.

Rappy the Raptor

"Rappy the Raptor tells the story of how he bacame a rapping velociraptor, all in rhyme"--

May 23, 2015
Rhinos don't eat pancakes by Kemp, Anna, author.

Rhinos don't eat pancakes

"Daisy's life takes a very odd turn when a big purple rhino shows up in her kitchen."--Page 4 of cover.

May 23, 2015
Richard Scarry's Postman Pig and his busy neighbors. by Scarry, Richard, author, illustrator.

Richard Scarry's Postman Pig and his busy neighbors.

Postman Pig meets his neighbors as he makes his daily deliveries throughout Busytown.

May 23, 2015
Rodeo Red by Perkins, Maripat, author.

Rodeo Red

"Rodeo Red and her hound dog, Rusty, are happy as can be until Side Swiping Slim comes to town and starts stirring up trouble for them, but when Slim steals Rusty, Red will do anything to get him back--even give up the birthday gift her Aunt Sal, a city slicker, sent." -- Verso.

May 23, 2015
Ron's big mission by Blue, Rose.

Ron's big mission

One summer day in 1959, nine-year-old Ron McNair, who dreams of becoming a pilot, walks into the Lake City, South Carolina, public library and insists on checking out some books, despite the rule that only white people can have library cards. Includes facts about McNair, who grew up to be an astronaut.

May 23, 2015
Rory the dinosaur - me and my dad by Climo, Liz, author, illustrator.

Rory the dinosaur - me and my dad

Rory lives with his father on an island and one day, when his father needs some quiet time, Rory decides to go on an adventure by himself for the first time, unaware that his father's following behind to help.

May 23, 2015
Rosario's fig tree by Wahl, Charis, author.

Rosario's fig tree

Rosario plants a fig tree in his yard, which yields plump, purple fruit in the fall, but in the winter he must bury it in the ground in order to keep it warm.

May 18, 2015
Rosario's fig tree by Wahl, Charis, author.

Rosario's fig tree

"Every spring the little girl who lives next door to Rosario helps him plant vegetables. One spring, Rosario plants a fig tree, which soon bears sweet purple fruit. But when fall comes, he bends it over and buries it in the ground."--Publisher.

May 23, 2015
Rufus goes to sea by Griswell, Kim T., author.

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 23, 2015
See you next year by Larsen, Andrew, 1960- author.

See you next year

Summer vacations can be magical. Especially when you go back to the same place every year. A place where you can learn to dive under the waves. A place where digging a hole to the center of the earth seems possible. A place where nothing ever changes and where each long, lazy day unfolds just as it did the year before. See You Next Year is the story of one such place. Only this year, something does change. And sometimes, change turns out to be a good thing.

May 23, 2015
Side by side by Bright, Rachel, author.

Side by side

Told in rhyming text, Little Mouseling searches the forest for a friend who can share her adventures.

May 23, 2015
Sleeping ugly by Yolen, Jane.

Sleeping ugly

May 23, 2015
Sock monkey boogie-woogie by Bell, Cece, author, illustrator.

Sock monkey boogie-woogie

Sock Monkey, the famous toy actor, tries to find a dance partner for the Big Celebrity Dance.

May 23, 2015
Space boy and his dog by Regan, Dian Curtis, author.

Space boy and his dog

"Niko may live on boring old Earth with his family, but he's always finding a new adventure. Using the spaceship that he built from a box in his backyard and a little imagination, he flies off into space with his robot Radar and his dog Tag. The only one NOT invited is his sister Posh, who keeps trying to insert herself into Niko's story. In this first mission, Niko and crew (and maybe also pesky Posh) fly to the moon in search of a lost cat"

May 23, 2015
Splat the cat- the big helper by Bright, J. E., author.

Splat the cat- the big helper

"When Dad decided to create to-do lists for the family, Splat is sure he'll never have fun again, But then he learns how using his imagination can make anything fun!" -- Back cover.

May 23, 2015
Spots in a box by Ward, Helen, 1962- author, illustrator.

Spots in a box

Ordering some spots by mail when he worries about his lack thereof, a young guinea fowl is surprised by his delivery, which contains spots of various sizes, colors, and patterns.

May 23, 2015
Stella brings the family by Schiffer, Miriam B., author.

Stella brings the family

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

May 23, 2015
Sun above and blooms below - a springtime of opposites by Chernesky, Felicia Sanzari, author.

Sun above and blooms below - a springtime of opposites

"A class takes a springtime field trip to a farm to see chicks hatch and discover many opposite things in their surroundings"--

May 23, 2015
Superman - an origin story by Manning, Matthew K., author.

Superman - an origin story

An alien orphan from the planet Krypton crash lands on Earth, and is adopted by a human couple--one day he will become Superman, defender of the people of Earth.

May 23, 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 23, 2015