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Why dogs have wet noses by Steven, Kenneth C., 1968- author.

Why dogs have wet noses

A retelling of the Ark story shares the whimsical adventures of a funny-looking misfit dog who trudges aboard Noah's lifeboat, inadvertently preventing it from sinking.

Jul 31, 2015
Who wants Broccoli? by Jones, Val, 1954- author, illustrator.

Who wants Broccoli?

Broccoli is a big, noisy dog at Beezley's Animal Shelter who desperately wants to be adopted--but it seems like his loud bark and his trick of throwing his water dish in the air and catching it is not working.

Jul 31, 2015
When I Feel Jealous by Spelman, Cornelia Maude

When I Feel Jealous

Jul 31, 2015
When I Feel Good About Myself by Spelman, Cornelia Maude

When I Feel Good About Myself

Jul 31, 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 31, 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
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 31, 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 31, 2015
Wait by Portis, Antoinette, author.

Wait

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

Jul 31, 2015
Vincent Paints His House by Arnold, Tedd

Vincent Paints His House

Jul 31, 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 31, 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 31, 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
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 31, 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
The Tea Party in the Woods by Miyakoshi, Akiko

The Tea Party in the Woods

Jul 31, 2015
The Stranded Whale by Yolen, Jane/ Cataldo, Melanie (ILT)

The Stranded Whale

Jul 31, 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 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 31, 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