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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.

Sep 1, 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.

Aug 27, 2015
The nutcracker by Schulman, Janet.

The nutcracker

One Christmas after hearing how the toy nutcracker made by her godfather got his ugly face, a little girl helps break the spell and watches him change into a handsome prince.

Sep 1, 2015
The nutcracker by Schulman, Janet.

The nutcracker

One Christmas after hearing how the toy nutcracker made by her godfather got his ugly face, a little girl helps break the spell and watches him change into a handsome prince.

Aug 28, 2015
The Not Very Merry Pout-pout Fish by Diesen, Deborah/ Hanna, Dan (ILT)

The Not Very Merry Pout-pout Fish

Sep 1, 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.

Aug 29, 2015
The monkey and the bee by Bloom, C. P., author.

The monkey and the bee

"The monkey has finally gotten his banana, but now a bumble bee wants a bite. The monkey tries to swat away the bee, but in the process finds himself with a bigger problem on his hands. Will the monkey and the bee be able to work together and become friends?"--

Aug 27, 2015
The Little Shop of Monsters by Stine, R. L., author.

The Little Shop of Monsters

An illustrated, interactive story with a narrator who invites the reader to meet a vast array of pet monsters, such as the Yucky Mucky twins, and choose one to take home.

Sep 1, 2015
The little gardener by Hughes, Emily (Emily M.), author, illustrator.

The little gardener

A little gardener who is not very good at gardening makes a wish for a little help.

Sep 1, 2015
The house that's your home by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960-

The house that's your home

Celebrates all the things that make one's home special, including the family that dwells there.

Aug 27, 2015
The green musician by Shahegh, Mahvash, author.

The green musician

Relates how Barbad became the new musician and singer in the court of Persian King Khosrow. Adapted from a 1,000 year-old story originally found in the "Book of Kings" (Shahnameh), which tells the story of the mystical past of ancient Persia.

Sep 1, 2015
The great and mighty Nikko! - a bilingual counting book by Garza, Xavier, author, illustrator.

The great and mighty Nikko! - a bilingual counting book

"Nikko's mother wants him to stop jumping on his bed, but he's not jumping on his bed, as he tried to convince her. Instead there are luchadors, masked wrestlers, trying to fight him one at a time. In the end, of course, Nikko is the winner: the great and mightly Nikko!"--

Sep 1, 2015
The fun book of scary stuff by Jenkins, Emily, 1967-

The fun book of scary stuff

"A little boy tells his two dogs about all the things that scare him"--

Sep 1, 2015
The full moon at the napping house by Wood, Audrey.

The full moon at the napping house

In this cumulative tale, a chirping cricket calms a worried mouse, a prowling cat, and other restless creatures, helping them to finally fall asleep.

Sep 1, 2015
The day the crayons came home by Daywalt, Drew, author.

The day the crayons came home

One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home.

Sep 1, 2015
The best story by Spinelli, Eileen.

The best story

When a contest at the local library offers a prize for the best story, a girl tries to write one using her family's suggestions, but her story does not seem right until she listens to her heart.

Aug 27, 2015
That's Not Mine by Kang, Anna/ Weyant, Christopher (ILT)

That's Not Mine

Aug 27, 2015
That's (not) mine by Kang, Anna, author.

That's (not) mine

Two fuzzy animals have a silly argument about a chair that ends with a surprise.

Sep 1, 2015
Superman! by Wrecks, Billy.

Superman!

Simple texts and illustrations introduce young readers to the DC Comic superhero known for generations as Superman!

Sep 1, 2015
Sona and the wedding game by Sheth, Kashmira, author.

Sona and the wedding game

Sona is excited about attending her first Indian wedding, especially since her sister is the bride, but when she learns that tradition requires her to steal the groom's shoes during the ceremony she must ask her annoying little cousin, Vishal, for help.

Aug 27, 2015