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The newbies by Catalanotto, Peter, author, illustrator.

The newbies

A boy whose parents are preoccupied with preparations for a new baby imagines what life would be like if he could have new parents.

Jul 30, 2015
The night before the Fourth of July by Wing, Natasha, author.

The night before the Fourth of July

In rhyming text based on "The Night Before Christmas," a family, decked in red, white, and blue, heads to the Fourth of July parade, hosts a backyard BBQ with neighbors, dodges an afternoon thundershower, and watches the fireworks show.

Jul 30, 2015
The perfect hug by Walsh, Joanna.

The perfect hug

In simple rhyming text the reader will explore many different kinds of hugs in the search for the perfect one.

Jul 28, 2015
The perfect hug by Walsh, Joanna.

The perfect hug

In simple rhyming text the reader will explore many different kinds of hugs in the search for the perfect one.

Jul 30, 2015
The princess and the pony by Beaton, Kate, 1983- author, illustrator.

The princess and the pony

Princess Pinecone would like a real war horse for her birthday, instead of which she gets a plump, cute pony--but sometimes cuteness can be a kind of weapon, especially in a fight with dodgeballs and spitballs and hairballs and squareballs.

Jul 30, 2015
The seeds of friendship by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.

The seeds of friendship

Adam, an immigrant boy in a big city, is lonely until he see snow for the first time and starts to play with the neighborhood children, but when he starts school he gets some seeds and begins to plant them with help from his new friends.

Jul 30, 2015
The sky is falling! by Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.

The sky is falling!

In this humorous version of the traditional tale, Chicken Little panics when an acorn falls on her head and sets off a dance frenzy among the other chickens, and while squirrel and the other animals understand what really happened, they soon join in the dancing--because it is fun.

Jul 30, 2015
The Stranded Whale by Yolen, Jane/ Cataldo, Melanie (ILT)

The Stranded Whale

Jul 30, 2015
The Tea Party in the Woods by Miyakoshi, Akiko

The Tea Party in the Woods

Jul 30, 2015
The very fairy princess - a spooky, sparkly Halloween by Andrews, Julie, author.

The very fairy princess - a spooky, sparkly Halloween

"Gerry comes up with a creative Halloween costume, but when her best friend, Delilah, has a costume emergency, the very fairy princess makes a sacrifice that lets her sparkle"--

Jul 23, 2015
The whale in my swimming pool by Wan, Joyce, author, illustrator.

The whale in my swimming pool

A young boy discovers a whale in his pool and tries everything he can think of to get it out.

Jul 24, 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"--

Jul 30, 2015
Tony Baloney. Pen pal by Ryan, Pam Muñoz, author.

Tony Baloney. Pen pal

"Tony Baloney and his school are celebrating pen pal month! Big Sister Baloney says her pen pal is always a friend for life. Tony Baloney hopes his pen pal will be a friend for life, too!"--Page [4] of cover.

Jul 30, 2015
Toy boat by De Sève, Randall.

Toy boat

A toy boat gets separated from its owner and has an adventure on the high seas.

Jul 30, 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.

Jul 30, 2015
Vincent Paints His House by Arnold, Tedd

Vincent Paints His House

Jul 30, 2015
Wait by Portis, Antoinette, author.

Wait

"A ... picture book about the joys of waiting and taking in what is around you"--

Jul 30, 2015
We are best friends by Aliki.

We are best friends

When Robert's best friend Peter moves away, both are unhappy, but they learn that they can make new friends and still remain best friends.

Jul 30, 2015
Welcome home, bear - a book of animal habitats by Na, Il Sung, author, illustrator.

Welcome home, bear - a book of animal habitats

Tired of his own home, a bear goes exploring, visiting animals around the world in their various habitats.

Jul 30, 2015
What pet should I get? by Seuss, Dr, author, illustrator.

What pet should I get?

A boy wants all of the pets in a pet store but he and his sister can choose only one. End notes discuss Dr. Seuss's pets, his creative process, and the discovery of the manuscript and illustrations for "What Pet Should I Get?"

Jul 28, 2015