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One word from Sophia by Averbeck, Jim.

One word from Sophia

All Sophie wants for her birthday is a pet giraffe, but as she tries to convince different members of her rather complicated family to support her cause, each tells her she is using too many words until she finally hits on the perfect one. Includes glossary.

Jul 6, 2015
Papa's backpack by Carroll, James Christopher, 1960- author, illustrator.

Papa's backpack

Illustrations and rhyming text portray a bear cub who understands that because Papa is a soldier, he sometimes must go, but imagines what it would be like to stay near by riding in Papa's backpack.

Jul 6, 2015
The moon is going to Addy's house by Pearle, Ida, author, illustrator.

The moon is going to Addy's house

The moon follows Addy all over the city before finally settling in at her house for bedtime.

Jul 6, 2015
Hot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party! by Lord, Cynthia/ Anderson, Derek (ILT)

Hot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party!

Jul 6, 2015
Henry Hyena, why won't you laugh? by Jantzen, Douglas.

Henry Hyena, why won't you laugh?

"Young Henry Hyena loves to join his fellow hyenas in poking fun at animals at the zoo. But the jokes aren't making Henry laugh anymore--with the help of a wise old giraffe, Henry gets his laugh back in an unexpected way"--

Jul 6, 2015
Granddaddy's Turn by Bandy, Michael S./ Stein, Eric/ Ransome, James (ILT)

Granddaddy's Turn

Jul 6, 2015
The flying hand of Marco B. by Leiter, Richard.

The flying hand of Marco B.

"Marco is riding in the backseat of a car driven by his parents. Being bored, he puts his hand out the window and fantasizes about flying. As he does so, his fantasy takes him on a wild ride up in the sky"--

Jul 6, 2015
Duck's vacation by Soffer, Gilad, author, illustrator.

Duck's vacation

Duck is trying to enjoy a relaxing vacation, but with each turn of the page, the reader causes some calamity.

Jul 6, 2015
Not this bear by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

Not this bear

"It's Bear's first day of school, and he's a bit reluctant to go. Mama says all bears love school; Bear isn't so sure. But school turns out to be full of fun--painting pictures, listening to stories, and making new friends. Maybe this bear will like school after all"--

Jul 6, 2015
Float by Miyares, Daniel, author, illustrator.


"Wordless picture book about a boy who loses his paper boat in the rain"--

Jul 6, 2015
Night Animals by Marino, Gianna

Night Animals

Jul 6, 2015
The Newbies by Catalanotto, Peter

The Newbies

Jul 6, 2015
Monkey - not ready for kindergarten by Brown, Marc Tolon, author, illustrator.

Monkey - not ready for kindergarten

Kindergarten is just a week away and Monkey is not ready, but with help and encouragement from family and friends, he begins to get excited.

Jul 6, 2015
Ginny Louise and the school showdown by Sauer, Tammi, author.

Ginny Louise and the school showdown

"Ginny Louise stands up to bullying by the Truman Elementary Troublemakers and wins them over with her unwavering cheerfulness"--

Jul 6, 2015
Monkey and the little one by Alexander, Claire, author, illustrator.

Monkey and the little one

"Monkey lives a quiet life, all alone in the jungle. That is until a visitor arrives and makes himself right at home. Now Monkey's life is anything but peaceful. Will he ever get along with the Little One? Monkey and the Little One is a heartwarming story of reluctant friendship and the power of jam sandwiches"--Jacket.

Jul 6, 2015
Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats by Potter, Alicia, author.

Miss Hazeltine's Home for Shy and Fearful Cats

"Miss Hazeltine opens her home to cats who need help learning how to be brave, and their new skills are put to use when she finds herself in a bind"--

Jul 6, 2015
I yam a donkey by Bell, Cece, author, illustrator.

I yam a donkey

Confusion abounds when a poorly spoken donkey says to a grammarian yam, "I Yam a Donkey!"

Jul 6, 2015
I will never get a star on Mrs. Benson's blackboard by Mann, Jennifer K., author.

I will never get a star on Mrs. Benson's blackboard

"Rose is a distracted and creative soul. She does her best at school, but sometimes her mind wanders, and she answers the wrong question ... And her desk? Well, keeping her desk neat is a challenge. When it's time to make thank-you cards for a class visitor, Rose's art supplies turn her workspace--and her--into a colorful mess. But her artistic skills shine through in the gorgeous oversize card she creates. Could she possibly get a star after all?

Jul 6, 2015
Bike on, Bear! by Liu, Cynthea, author.

Bike on, Bear!

"Bear is an extraordinary, genius bear, who can do anything except ride a bike. Can Bear figure out how to get on two wheels?"--

Jul 6, 2015
The big princess by Miura, Tarō, 1968- author, artist.

The big princess

Once upon a time ...a king and queen discover, among their flowers, the teensiest, tiniest princess. Such a charming, sweet little thing! They are instantly taken with her - she becomes the daughter they never had, the child they had always dreamed of. The Queen immediately sets about finding her a perfect-sized bed and only a tiny ring box will do. But, in no time at all, the princess grows too big for her miniature bed. In fact, with each passing day, the princess grows bigger and BIGGER. Soon

Jul 6, 2015