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Yoda gets a Buddy by Stern, Beth Ostrosky.

Yoda gets a Buddy

Yoda the Persian cat oversees the foster cats but learns a lot when Buddy, a new kitten, joins the group.

May 3, 2016
When Christmas feels like home by Griffith, Gretchen.

When Christmas feels like home

When his family moves from a small Mexican village to North Carolina, Eduardo asks how soon he will feel at home, and slowly his Tio Miguel's seemingly impossible replies come true until, at last, he can put out the Nativity scene he carved with his grandfather.

Apr 28, 2016
Waiting for high tide by McClure, Nikki, author, illustrator.

Waiting for high tide

While waiting with family members for high tide to come in, a youngster who is very knowledgeable about the seashore and what lives there helps to build a raft.

May 3, 2016
Twenty yawns by Smiley, Jane.

Twenty yawns

As her mom reads a bedtime story, Lucy drifts off. But later, she awakens in a dark, still room, and everything looks mysterious. How will she ever get back to sleep?

May 3, 2016
Tough guys - (have feelings too) by Negley, Keith, author.

Tough guys - (have feelings too)

Explains through simple text and colorful illustrations that tough guys have the same feelings as you and I.

May 3, 2016
Tokyo digs a garden by Lappano, Jon-Erik, 1983- author.

Tokyo digs a garden

Provided by publisher.

May 3, 2016
This is not a picture book by Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966- author, illustrator.

This is not a picture book

Duck finds a book and is surprised to discover that there are books with words and no pictures--and that even without pictures a book can interest and excite you.

May 3, 2016
This is not a picture book by Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966- author, illustrator.

This is not a picture book

Duck finds a book and is surprised to discover that there are books with words and no pictures--and that even without pictures a book can interest and excite you.

Apr 28, 2016
There is a tribe of kids by Smith, Lane, author.

There is a tribe of kids

Simple text follows a young boy and the many animals he meets on his adventure through the jungle.

May 3, 2016
The Zoomers' handbook by Moraes, Ana de, 1978- author.

The Zoomers' handbook

Aspiring Zoomers, who look after very special beasts, discover the secret of the shiger's stripy wool, the challenges of owning a loyal but gigantic dogephant, and the special skills of the super-fast horsodile.

May 3, 2016
The white cat and the monk - a retelling of the poem "Pangur Bán" by Bogart, Jo Ellen, author.

The white cat and the monk - a retelling of the poem "Pangur Bán"

"A monk leads a simple life. He studies his books late into the evening and searches for truth in their pages. His cat, Pangur, leads a simple life, too, chasing prey in the darkness. As night turns to dawn, Pangur leads his companion to the truth he has been seeking."--

May 3, 2016
The whale by Murrow, Ethan, author, illustrator.

The whale

There is a legend that a Great Spotted Whale lives in the ocean, although a sighting fifty years ago was never corroborated. Now two young whale watchers each set out to find the whale, one armed with sound-recording equipment, the other with a camera. When their boats collide, they pool their resources to capture incontrovertible proof that the mythical whale exists. The eventual sighting is a magical moment, especially when the children discover that it was their own grandparents who first gli

May 3, 2016
The ugly dumpling by Campisi, Stephanie, author.

The ugly dumpling

An ugly dumpling is ignored and sad until an encouraging cockroach sees the dumpling's inner beauty and helps it discover its true identity and realize being different is beautiful after all.

May 3, 2016
The typewriter by Thomson, Bill, 1963- author, illustrator.

The typewriter

In this picture book with few words, three children find a typewriter on a carousel, and begin an adventure that helps them discover the wonder of words.

May 3, 2016
The pirate jamboree by Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.

The pirate jamboree

Pirates Blackbeard Johnson and his brothers, Eyepatch Sue, and others sail over to Peg Leg Jones' for a happily chaotic pirate jamboree--until the S.S. Clean Your Room (otherwise known as Mrs. Jones) arrives and playtime is definitely over.

May 3, 2016
The pancake king by La Farge, Phyllis.

The pancake king

Relates the saga of Henry who, because he could not stop making pancakes, became wealthy and famous.

May 3, 2016
The fox and the star by Bickford-Smith, Coralie, author, illustrator.

The fox and the star

"The Fox and the Star is the story of a friendship between a lonely Fox and the Star who guides him through the frightfully dark forest. Illuminated by Star's rays, Fox forages for food, runs with the rabbits, and dances in the rain--until Star suddenly goes out and life changes, leaving Fox huddling for warmth in the unfamiliar dark. To find his missing Star, Fox must embark on a wondrous journey beyond the world he knows--a journey lit by courage, newfound friends, and just maybe, a star-fille

May 3, 2016
The fairiest fairy by Booth, Anne (Children's fiction writer), author.

The fairiest fairy

With so many animals to rescue and friends to help, Betty hasn't perfected her fairy skills, but when the fairy ball arrives, Betty's friends return her gifts of kindness in hopes that the King and Queen will chose her as the Fairiest Fairy.

May 3, 2016
The chameleon that saved Noah's ark by Molchadsky, Yael.

The chameleon that saved Noah's ark

"Noah and his family take care of all the animals on the ark, but do not know what to feed the chameleons"--

May 3, 2016
The bunny burrow buyer's book - a tale of rabbit real estate by Light, Steve, author, illustrator.

The bunny burrow buyer's book - a tale of rabbit real estate

A swiftly increasing family of rabbits explore prospective new homes in the forest dwellings of their animal neighbors.

May 3, 2016