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Diana's White House garden by Carbone, Elisa Lynn, author.

Diana's White House garden

"It's 1943, and the White House is busy with the war effort. Diana Hopkins only wants to help, but doesn't know what a ten-year-old can do - until the Roosevelts come up with the idea of Victory Gardens, and Diana suddenly has the important job of Victory Gardener for the White House"--

Jul 1, 2016
A dark, dark cave by Hoffman, Eric, 1950- author.

A dark, dark cave

Two young siblings explore a cave filled with shining eyes, giant paws, and strange noises until a beam of light reveals the cave's secrets.

Jul 1, 2016
Daddies are awesome by Costain, Meredith, author.

Daddies are awesome

An ode to fathers and all that they do with--and for--their kids, brought to life by puppy and daddy dog illustrations.

Jul 1, 2016
Cry, heart, but never break by Ringtved, Glenn, 1968- author.

Cry, heart, but never break

"Aware their grandmother is gravely ill, four siblings make a pact to keep death from taking her away. But Death does arrive all the same, as it must. He comes gently, naturally. And he comes with enough time to share a story with the children that helps them to realize the value of loss to life and the importance of being able to say goodbye."--from amazon.com

Jul 1, 2016
City shapes by Murray, Diana.

City shapes

"A young girl walks through the bustling city, while a pigeon flies above, both spotting hidden shapes at every turn"--

Jul 1, 2016
Bob and Flo play hide and seek by Ashdown, Rebecca, author, illustrator.

Bob and Flo play hide and seek

Penguins Bob, Flo, and Sam play hide and seek.

Jul 1, 2016
Bear's big day by Yoon, Salina, author, illustrator.

Bear's big day

Bear, feeling very grown-up, says goodbye to his stuffed rabbit, Floppy, and starts his first day of school but soon he is missing Floppy and worrying that he is not ready to be a big bear, after all.

Jul 1, 2016
The saddest toilet in the world by Apple, Sam, author.

The saddest toilet in the world

Danny would sit anywhere and everywhere: a comfy couch, a bean bag chair, his mom|s lap, a playground swing. The one place Danny wouldn|t sit? The toilet. When the pain of rejection becomes too much, the toilet does what any self-respecting toilet would do: He leaves home. In Sam Apple|s rollicking children|s book debut, with illustrations by Sam Ricks, it|s boy vs. bowl in a hilarious contest of wills.

Jul 1, 2016
Painting Pepette by Lodding, Linda Ravin, author.

Painting Pepette

In 1920s Paris, after Josette and her stuffed-animal rabbit Pepette encounter famous artists who try and paint Pepette's portrait, Josette realizes she is the perfect person to do the painting.

Jul 1, 2016
Rex by James, Simon, 1961- author, illustrator.

Rex

A terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex spends his days raging through the jungle and scaring all the other dinosaurs until one night a tiny dinosaur hatches from an abandoned egg and decides that the big dinosaur is his father.

Jul 1, 2016
School's first day of school by Rex, Adam, author.

School's first day of school

"It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself"--

Jul 1, 2016
Derek Jeter presents night at the stadium by Bildner, Phil, author.

Derek Jeter presents night at the stadium

Attending a Yankee game with his family, Gideon wants an autograph from Derek Jeter, but when his autograph book goes missing, he finds the magic of the stadium leads him to adventure, his book, and Derek Jeter.

Jul 1, 2016
Blue & Bertie by Litten, Kristyna, author, illustrator.

Blue & Bertie

Bertie the giraffe oversleeps and becomes separated from his herd, but a new friend helps him get home and gives him a new perspective in the process.

Jul 1, 2016
At night by Bansch, Helga, author, illustrator.

At night

"The animals are all asleep in their respective homes, until things get turned upside down"--

Jul 1, 2016
Around America to Win the Vote - Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles by Rockliff, Mara/ Hooper, Hadley (ILT)

Around America to Win the Vote - Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles

Jul 1, 2016
The forgetful knight by Robinson, Michelle (Michelle Jane), 1977-

The forgetful knight

"A forgetful narrator tries to tell the tale of a knight's duel with a dragon, and remembers a very important thing along the way"--

Jul 1, 2016
Frank and Lucky get schooled by Perkins, Lynne Rae, author.

Frank and Lucky get schooled

A boy and his dog learn about each other, go to school to learn more, then explore the world around them as they study science, geography and even foreign languages together.

Jul 1, 2016
The girl with the parrot on her head by Hirst, Daisy, author, illustrator.

The girl with the parrot on her head

When her friend Simon moves away, Isabel, the girl with the parrot on her head, is upset until she meets a new friend named Chester.

Jul 1, 2016
Ginny Louise and the school field day by Sauer, Tammi.

Ginny Louise and the school field day

"Ginny Louise's optimistic attitude helps her to stand up to bullying during the Truman Elementary School Field Day"--

Jul 1, 2016
My favorite pet by Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's class / By Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's Class by Birdsall, Jeanne.

My favorite pet by Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's class / By Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's Class

In his homework assignment, Gus spends less time on what he likes about sheep and more on how he has gotten in trouble doing such things as using a sheep as an umbrella, or letting sheep into his house.

Jul 1, 2016