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The wonderful things you will be by Martin, Emily Winfield, author, illustrator.

The wonderful things you will be

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal a parent's musings about what a child will become, knowing that the child's kindness, cleverness, and boldness will shine through no matter what, as will the love they share.

Aug 29, 2015
The Wonderful Things You Will Be - A Growing-up Poem by Martin, Emily

The Wonderful Things You Will Be - A Growing-up Poem

Aug 25, 2015
The tea party in the woods by Miyakoshi, Akiko, 1982- author.

The tea party in the woods

As Kikko goes through the woods to bring a pie to her grandmother, she happens upon a home full of animals and joins their tea party.

Aug 29, 2015
The stranded whale by Yolen, Jane, author.

The stranded whale

When Sally and her brother spot a beached whale on their way home from school in Maine, the town races to save the whale. Meanwhile, Sally sits close to the whale's eye and assures the stranded creature of its strength and beauty.

Aug 29, 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.

Aug 29, 2015
The perfect hug by Walsh, Joanna.

The perfect hug

In simple rhyming text the reader will explore many different kinds of hugs in the search for the perfect one.

Aug 27, 2015
The nutcracker by Schulman, Janet.

The nutcracker

One Christmas after hearing how the toy nutcracker made by her godfather got his ugly face, a little girl helps break the spell and watches him change into a handsome prince.

Aug 29, 2015
The nutcracker by Schulman, Janet.

The nutcracker

One Christmas after hearing how the toy nutcracker made by her godfather got his ugly face, a little girl helps break the spell and watches him change into a handsome prince.

Aug 28, 2015
The Not Very Merry Pout-pout Fish by Diesen, Deborah/ Hanna, Dan (ILT)

The Not Very Merry Pout-pout Fish

Aug 29, 2015
The night before the Fourth of July by Wing, Natasha, author.

The night before the Fourth of July

In rhyming text based on "The Night Before Christmas," a family, decked in red, white, and blue, heads to the Fourth of July parade, hosts a backyard BBQ with neighbors, dodges an afternoon thundershower, and watches the fireworks show.

Aug 29, 2015
The monkey and the bee by Bloom, C. P., author.

The monkey and the bee

"The monkey has finally gotten his banana, but now a bumble bee wants a bite. The monkey tries to swat away the bee, but in the process finds himself with a bigger problem on his hands. Will the monkey and the bee be able to work together and become friends?"--

Aug 27, 2015
The Little Shop of Monsters by Stine, R. L., author.

The Little Shop of Monsters

An illustrated, interactive story with a narrator who invites the reader to meet a vast array of pet monsters, such as the Yucky Mucky twins, and choose one to take home.

Aug 29, 2015
The little gardener by Hughes, Emily (Emily M.), author, illustrator.

The little gardener

A little gardener who is not very good at gardening makes a wish for a little help.

Aug 29, 2015
The house that's your home by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960-

The house that's your home

Celebrates all the things that make one's home special, including the family that dwells there.

Aug 27, 2015
The green musician by Shahegh, Mahvash, author.

The green musician

Relates how Barbad became the new musician and singer in the court of Persian King Khosrow. Adapted from a 1,000 year-old story originally found in the "Book of Kings" (Shahnameh), which tells the story of the mystical past of ancient Persia.

Aug 29, 2015
The great and mighty Nikko! - a bilingual counting book by Garza, Xavier, author, illustrator.

The great and mighty Nikko! - a bilingual counting book

"Nikko's mother wants him to stop jumping on his bed, but he's not jumping on his bed, as he tried to convince her. Instead there are luchadors, masked wrestlers, trying to fight him one at a time. In the end, of course, Nikko is the winner: the great and mightly Nikko!"--

Aug 29, 2015
The great and mighty Nikko! - a bilingual counting book by Garza, Xavier, author, artist.

The great and mighty Nikko! - a bilingual counting book

"Nikko's mother wants him to stop jumping on his bed, but he's not jumping on his bed, as he tried to convince her. Instead there are luchadors, masked wrestlers, trying to fight him one at a time. In the end, of course, Nikko is the winner: the great and mighty Nikko!"--

Aug 25, 2015
The fun book of scary stuff by Jenkins, Emily, 1967-

The fun book of scary stuff

"A little boy tells his two dogs about all the things that scare him"--

Aug 29, 2015
The full moon at the napping house by Wood, Audrey.

The full moon at the napping house

In this cumulative tale, a chirping cricket calms a worried mouse, a prowling cat, and other restless creatures, helping them to finally fall asleep.

Aug 29, 2015
The day the crayons came home by Daywalt, Drew, author.

The day the crayons came home

One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home.

Aug 29, 2015