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The truth about my unbelievable summer ... by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

The truth about my unbelievable summer ...

When asked about his summer vacation, a boy spins a wild tale of globe-spanning adventures.

Jul 29, 2016
The summer Nick taught his cats to read by Manley, Curtis, author.

The summer Nick taught his cats to read

When Nick decides to teach his cats to read, Verne is very much interested, especially in books about mice and fish, but Stevenson wants nothing to do with the project--or does he?

Jul 29, 2016
The storyteller by Turk, Evan, author, illustrator.

The storyteller

In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

Jul 27, 2016
The sound of silence by Goldsaito, Katrina.

The sound of silence

Yoshio delights in the everyday sounds of Tokyo, but when a musician tells him that her favorite sound is ma, the Japanese word for silence, Yoshio sets out to hear this sound for himself among the hustle and bustle of the city. Includes information on the Japanese concept of ma.

Jul 27, 2016
The Snurtch by Ferrell, Sean.

The Snurtch

"Ruthie has a problem at school. It is the Snurtch. The Snurtch is a scribbly, grabby, rude monster who follows Ruthie around and gets her into all sorts of trouble. It seems Ruthie will never be rid of the Snurtch. But eventually, she realizes she's notthe only one... George has one too"--

Jul 29, 2016
The sleeping gypsy by Gerstein, Mordicai, author, illustrator.

The sleeping gypsy

"An imagined story about Henri Rousseau's famous painting tells why a lion and a gypsy are in the painting and a lizard, a rabbit, a turtle, and other animals are not"--

Jul 27, 2016
The seven princesses by Coh, Smiljana.

The seven princesses

Once upon a time, there were seven princess sisters who did everything together, from horseback riding to jumping in royal leaf piles to throwing legendary pin~ata parties. But one day, they had the biggest fight in the entire history of princess fighting. There was no worse sound than the sound of this fight. Will the sisters ever find a way to fill their kingdom with sounds of laughter and playing again? Princesses of all sizes will royally delight in this modern-day fairy tale of sibling riva

Jul 22, 2016
The secret life of pets by Lewman, David, author.

The secret life of pets

Max and his friends reveal what they do when their owners leave, from raiding the fridge and playing video games to listening to rock music.

Jul 29, 2016
The secret life of Figgy Mustardo by Chall, Marsha Wilson, author.

The secret life of Figgy Mustardo

Loving his family but feeling bored when he stays home alone, Figgy discovers how to eat his way to secret adventures that rock the neighborhood.

Jul 29, 2016
The pros and cons of being a frog by DeGennaro, Sue, author, illustrator.

The pros and cons of being a frog

A shy boy becomes friends with an unusual girl after she suggests that he dress as a frog, but his frustration when they work on his costume chases her away.

Jul 29, 2016
The not so quiet library by OHora, Zachariah, author.

The not so quiet library

"Oskar and and his bear Theodore must save the day when an angry monster barges into the library ... and thinks it's an all-you-can-eat buffet!"--

Jul 29, 2016
The mystery of the haunted farm by Dolan, Elys, author, illustrator.

The mystery of the haunted farm

When spooky things begin to happen on his farm, Farmer Greg contacts a team of ghost-hunting pigs, who discover there's something suspicious about the chicken coop up on the hill, but the pigs soon realize that perhaps all is not quite as it seems.

Jul 29, 2016
The mixed-up truck by Savage, Stephen, 1965- author, illustrator.

The mixed-up truck

"A little cement mixer learns that making mistakes isn't always a bad thing in this vehicle book"--

Jul 29, 2016
The happy egg by Krauss, Ruth, author.

The happy egg

Describes the magical transition between a chicks immobilization in its egg to its first moments of hatched life as a walking, chirping, and wing-flapping creature.

Jul 29, 2016
The girl with the parrot on her head by Hirst, Daisy, author.

The girl with the parrot on her head

"When Isabel's best friend, Simon, moves away, she is angry and lonely and decides it's better to be by herself. But when she faces a new problem, will Chester, a boy who has a way with umbrellas and tape, be able to help?"--

Jul 29, 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 29, 2016
The class by Ashburn, Boni, author.

The class

"Twenty young students, some eager, some nervous, some grumpy, prepare for their very first day of kindergarten"--

Jul 29, 2016
The Black and White Factory by Telchin, Eric, author.

The Black and White Factory

Panda, Zebra, and Penguin invite the reader to tour a factory where messes, color, and surprises are forbidden but an accident occurs and the reader must help clean it up.

Jul 29, 2016
That stinks! - a punny show-and-tell by Katz, Alan.

That stinks! - a punny show-and-tell

Show and Tell in Mrs. Mueller's classroom is full of wordplay--though not intentionally.

Jul 29, 2016
Ten little fingers, two small hands by Dempsey, Kristy, author.

Ten little fingers, two small hands

Toddlers enjoy delicious treats as they help the reader learn to count to ten.

Jul 29, 2016