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Happy birthday, Sam by Hutchins, Pat, 1942-

Happy birthday, Sam

Sam's birthday brings a solution to several of his problems.

May 24, 2015
Grandma lives in a perfume village by Fang, Suzhen, 1957- author.

Grandma lives in a perfume village

"Xiao Le's grandmother lives in a faraway village. A visit with Grandma is always a special event, but this time she is frail. With encouragement from his mom, Xiao Le plays with and helps Grandma. When Grandma dies shortly thereafter, Xiao Le comforts his mom--reminding her that when it rains, Grandma is washing her clothes in the sky ... and that although the Perfume Village in heaven cannot be reached by train, it can be accessed by the heart. Fang Suzhen's moving story, with stunning illustr

May 24, 2015
Grandma in blue with red hat by Menchin, Scott, author.

Grandma in blue with red hat

After his teacher says that anything can be in an art exhibition, and his fellow students give myriad reasons why something might belong in a museum, a child offers his special grandmother as an exhibit but when the curator cites a rule against accepting grandmas, the child has a better idea.

May 24, 2015
Good morning to me! by Judge, Lita, author, illustrator.

Good morning to me!

"A picture book about a parrot named Beatrix, who is very awake, very excited to see her friends, and has a very hard time using her 'inside voice"'--

May 24, 2015
Giraffes can't dance by Andreae, Giles, 1966-

Giraffes can't dance

Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music.

May 24, 2015
Fun in the sun by Catrow, David, author, illustrator.

Fun in the sun

Illustrations and easy-to-read text relate a trip to the beach that features a man in a funny hat--or hat on a funny man, a sandy lunch and swimsuit, and a high-flying kite.

May 24, 2015
Faraway friends by Cox, Russ, author, illustrator.

Faraway friends

Sheldon's best friend has moved away, possibly to Jupiter, so Sheldon and his dog, Space Cadet Jet, build a spaceship to go for a visit but things go awry until they spy an alien life form, ready to help.

May 24, 2015
Everything by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, artist.


"One little koala discovers that a mother's love makes everything better, from unhappy tears to twinkly smiles."--Back cover.

May 24, 2015
Duck in the fridge by Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.

Duck in the fridge

When Dad was a boy, he found a duck in the fridge, and so begins his explanation as to why he reads Mother Goose rhymes to his own son every night.

May 24, 2015
Don't copy me! by Allen, Jonathan, 1957-

Don't copy me!

Little Puffin wants to enjoy a walk in the nice fresh air. But Small Gull, Tiny Gull, and Baby Gull follow him everywhere and do everything Little Puffin does. How will Little Puffin stop them from playing this annoying game?

May 20, 2015
Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? by Carle, Eric

Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too?

May 24, 2015
Dinosaur parade by Halpern, Shari, author, illustrator.

Dinosaur parade

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text present a wide variety of dinosaurs. Includes "dinosaur factoids".

May 24, 2015
Daniel's new friend by Friedman, Becky, author.

Daniel's new friend

After he meets a new friend, who likes to play similar games and loves the same color, Daniel notices that she walks with braces on her legs, but he soon realizes that though she walks differently from him, they are the same in many other ways.

May 24, 2015
Daniel feels left out by Testa, Maggie, author.

Daniel feels left out

When Daniel Tiger sees his friends playing together without him, he feels left out, but talking about his feelings with his dad make him feel better.

May 20, 2015
By Mouse and Frog by Freedman, Deborah (Deborah Jane), 1960- author, illustrator.

By Mouse and Frog

"Mouse has one idea about what a book should be and how to tell a story. Frog has another. What happens when these two very different friends try to create a book together?"--

May 24, 2015
Bunny-Roo, I love you by Marr, Melissa, author.

Bunny-Roo, I love you

A mother makes her baby feel safe by sharing how all kinds of mama animals care for their little ones.

May 24, 2015
Bulldozer's big day by Fleming, Candace, author.

Bulldozer's big day

Bulldozer wants to invite all of his coworkers to a party to celebrate his special day, but to them it's just another day for scooping, sifting, stirring, and more.

May 24, 2015
Billy's Booger by Joyce, William

Billy's Booger

May 24, 2015
Bedtime at Bessie and Lil's by Sternberg, Julie, author.

Bedtime at Bessie and Lil's

"It's bedtime at Bessie and Lil's, but neither of these bunnies seems to be listening to Mama. She is trying to read them a bedtime book, one of her favorites from when she was a little bunny. But Bessie is more interested in her headstands, and Lil is practicing her skipping. Will they ever get to bed? Alternating between the girls playing in their room and the interior pages of Mama's book, this heartfelt story offers just the right mixture of humor and sweetness. With irresistible illustratio

May 24, 2015
Bear counts by Wilson, Karma, author.

Bear counts

As friends Bear and Mouse share a day together, Bear counts various objects, from one to five, and the reader is invited to do the same.

May 24, 2015