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Biscuit's picnic by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957-

Biscuit's picnic

It's picnic time, but Biscuit isn't invited. Do Biscuit and his puppy friend, Puddles, really have to go play in the yard while the kids eat all the picnic food?

Jul 29, 2015
Black and white by Ipcar, Dahlov Zorach, 1917-

Black and white

A black dog and a white dog play together all day, and at night the black dog dreams of the jungle and its animals, and the white dog dreams of the arctic.

Aug 1, 2015
Boats for Papa by Bagley, Jessixa, author.

Boats for Papa

Buckley and his mother cope with the loss of their father/husband by sending small wooden boats, built by Buckley, off into the ocean.

Jul 30, 2015
Bob and Flo by Ashdown, Rebecca, author, illustrator.

Bob and Flo

"On her first day of preschool, penguin Flo loses her lunch bucket--and finds a funny new friend"--

Aug 1, 2015
Boom, Snot, Twitty this way that way by Cronin, Doreen, author.

Boom, Snot, Twitty this way that way

Three friends decide which way to go to find the perfect spot to spend the day.

Jul 30, 2015
Bright sky, starry city by Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956- author.

Bright sky, starry city

"Phoebe helps her dad set up telescopes on the sidewalk outside his store. It's a special night --Saturn and Mars are going to appear together in the sky. But will Phoebe be able to see them with all the city lights? Raindrops begin to fall, followed by lightning and thunder. Phoebe is filled with disappointment as she and her father hurry inside to wait out the storm. But suddenly the power fails and then, amazingly, the rain and clouds disappear. Phoebe and her dad and all kinds of people spil

Aug 1, 2015
Bright sky, starry city by Krishnaswami, Uma, 1956- author.

Bright sky, starry city

On a night when Saturn and Mars are going to appear together in the sky, Phoebe is excited to view the event through her telescope, but worries that such things as the city lights and an unexpected storm might spoil her view of the night sky.

Jul 28, 2015
Buddy and Earl by Fergus, Maureen/ Sookocheff, Carey

Buddy and Earl

Aug 1, 2015
Click! by Ebbeler, Jeffrey, author, illustrator.

Click!

After bedtime a house comes alive as a lamp in the shape of a bird solves an array of problems including a leaky faucet, a creaking chair, and sneezing broom, all while the family sleeps.

Aug 1, 2015
Dad's first day by Wohnoutka, Mike, author, illustrator.

Dad's first day

Oliver and Dad have spent a fun summer together but when it comes time for the first day of school, Dad discovers that he is not ready and does everything he can to postpone the big day.

Aug 1, 2015
Daniel's new friend by Friedman, Becky, author.

Daniel's new friend

"Daniel meets Prince Wednesday's cousin, Chrissie! Chrissie and Daniel love to play pretend, and they both love the color red! In some ways they are different, but in so many ways they are the same. Making new friends is fun!--Page [4] of cover.

Aug 1, 2015
Edmond, the moonlit party by Desbordes, Astrid, author.

Edmond, the moonlit party

Edmond the squirrel shares a tree with George, an owl who loves costumes, and Harry the bear, who throws wonderful parties that turn out even better when Edmond overcomes his shyness and joins in.

Aug 1, 2015
Ellie by Wu, Mike, author, illustrator.

Ellie

When zookeeper Walt announces that the zoo will have to close, all of the animals pitch in to try to save their home, but it's Ellie the elephant who reveals a talent that just may keep the zoo open for good.

Aug 1, 2015
Ellie by Wu, Mike, author, illustrator.

Ellie

When zookeeper Walt announces that the zoo will have to close, all of the animals pitch in to try to save their home but it is Ellie the elephant who reveals a talent that just may keep the zoo open for good.

Jul 28, 2015
Families, families, families! by Lang, Suzanne.

Families, families, families!

"A host of animals portrays all kinds of non-traditional families"--

Aug 1, 2015
First grade dropout by Vernick, Audrey, author.

First grade dropout

After an embarrassing incident, a young boy decides to quit school.

Aug 1, 2015
First grade, here I come! by Johnston, Tony, 1942- author.

First grade, here I come!

Told in verse, a boy encounters first grade--with all its peaks and valleys, but most of all with new friends.

Aug 1, 2015
Get out of my bath! by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.

Get out of my bath!

Ellie the elephant's relaxing bath is disrupted by splashing friends, prompting her to suck up all of the water into her trunk until everyone else leaves, in an interactive story that invites readers to tilt and shake the book for splashy effects.

Aug 1, 2015
Goose by Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.

Goose

"Sophie meets Goose at the park and the two become fast friends!"--

Aug 1, 2015
Goose goes to school by Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.

Goose goes to school

"Goose follows Sophie to school."--

Aug 1, 2015