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Maggie and Michael get dressed by Fleming, Denise, 1950- author, illustrator.

Maggie and Michael get dressed

It is time to get dressed and Michael counts on his dog, Maggie, for help as he places yellow socks, a brown hat, blue pants, and other colorful articles of clothing where they belong.

May 3, 2016
Luis paints the world by Farish, Terry, author.

Luis paints the world

"Nico doesn't have to join the Army to see the world--that's what younger brother Luis tries to show by painting a mural in the neighborhood alley. But Nico is deployed and his small brother paints the world in the alleyway to hold on to him"--

May 3, 2016
Let's play! by Tullet, Hervé, author, illustrator.

Let's play!

A lively yellow dot leads the reader through a journey through color, shape, and a child's imagination.

May 3, 2016
Joseph's big ride by Farish, Terry, author.

Joseph's big ride

When Joseph, a refugee from South Sudan, moves to America, he encounters a curly-haired girl with a red bicycle just his size, and tries to convince her to let him ride.

May 3, 2016
Jack's worry by Zuppardi, Sam, author, illustrator.

Jack's worry

Jack has been looking forward to playing the trumpet in his first concert, but on the morning of the big day, Jack becomes anxious about performing and his worry starts to grow.

May 3, 2016
Jack's Worry by Zuppardi, Sam

Jack's Worry

Apr 28, 2016
I wonder - celebrating daddies doin' work by Richards, Doyin, 1974- author.

I wonder - celebrating daddies doin' work

"Words and photos celebrating fathers"--

May 3, 2016
I won a what? by Vernick, Audrey.

I won a what?

A young boy tries to win a goldfish at the carnival and ends up with a far bigger prize.

May 3, 2016
I want a monster! by Gravel, Elise, author.

I want a monster!

"Winnie wants a monster! Some monsters smell like pirate feet and some might read your diary, but they are so darn cute! All Winnie's friends have one. But how much do Oogly-Wumps eat? Don't they ever sleep? Can monsters get lonely?" --

May 3, 2016
I use the potty by Van Lieshout, Maria, author.

I use the potty

A toddler, tired of diapers, learns to use the big kid toilet.

May 3, 2016
I didn't do it! by Ross, Tony, author, illustrator.

I didn't do it!

When things start going wrong around the castle everyone blames the Little Princess.

May 3, 2016
Horrible bear! by Dyckman, Ame, author.

Horrible bear!

When Bear breaks a little girl's kite, she thinks he is a "HORRIBLE BEAR!"--Until she makes a mistake of her own and learns the power of saying "I'm sorry."

May 1, 2016
Hector and Hummingbird by Frith, Nicholas John, author, illustrator.

Hector and Hummingbird

In the mountains of Peru, friends Hector the bear and Hummingbird the hummingbird spend most of their time together, doing the same things, and Hector has had just about enough of it--or has he? Includes a list of animals hidden in the illustrations.

May 3, 2016
Have you seen Elephant? by Barrow, David (Illustrator), author, artist.

Have you seen Elephant?

"Elephant wants to play hide and seek. You can play too, but you'll have to try your best, he's very good!"--

May 3, 2016
Have a look, says book by Jackson, Richard, 1935-

Have a look, says book

Through illustrations and simple, rhyming text, a book invites its reader to explore fluffy, furry, or squishy objects and creatures, both real and imaginary, that are found within its pages.

May 3, 2016
Happy birthday, Alice Babette by Kulling, Monica, 1952-, author.

Happy birthday, Alice Babette

May 3, 2016
Grumpy pants by Messer, Claire, author, illustrator.

Grumpy pants

"Have you ever had a grumpy day and not known why? Penguin is having a grumpy day like that. No matter what he does, he just can't shake it! Sometimes the only thing left to do is wash the grumpy day away and start over"--

May 3, 2016
Grandad's island by Davies, Benji, author, illustrator.

Grandad's island

"At the bottom of Syd's garden, through the gate and past the tree, is Grandad's house. Syd can let himself in any time he likes. But one day when Syd comes to call, Grandad isn't in any of the usual places. He's in the attic, where he ushers Syd through a door, and the two of them journey to a wild, beautiful island awash in color where Grandad decides he will remain. So Syd hugs Grandad one last time and sets sail for home. Visiting Grandad's house at the bottom of the garden again, he finds i

May 3, 2016
Good night owl by Pizzoli, Greg, author, illustrator.

Good night owl

Owl takes drastic measures to have a good night's sleep.

May 3, 2016
Gator dad by Lies, Brian, author, illustrator.

Gator dad

"From seemingly mundane tasks such as grocery shopping to more active pursuits like a romp at the park and fort-building, a loving and playful father alligator shows his gator kids that the simplest pleasures done together can make for an incredibly fun day"--

May 3, 2016