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There's a bear on my chair by Collins, Ross.

There's a bear on my chair

Poor Mouse! A bear has settled in his favourite chair and that chair just isn't big enough for two. Mouse tries all kinds of tactics to move the pesky Bear but nothing works and poor Mouse gives up. Once Mouse has gone, Bear gets up and walks home. But what's that? Is that a Mouse in Bear's house?!

Aug 25, 2016
The water princess by Verde, Susan.

The water princess

"The story of one young girl's quest to bring clean drinking water to her African village"--

Aug 25, 2016
The very fluffy kitty, Papillon by Kang, A. N.

The very fluffy kitty, Papillon

Papillon is a cat who is so fluffy he floats, so his owner tries many silly ways to keep him on the ground.

Aug 25, 2016
The uncorker of ocean bottles by Cuevas, Michelle, author.

The uncorker of ocean bottles

"The whimsical story a man who has spent his life delivering the messages found in ocean bottles and the day he receives a message that turns out to be a party invitation"--

Aug 25, 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.

Aug 25, 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 not the only one ... George has one too"--

Aug 25, 2016
The secret life of pets by Lewman, David, author.

The secret life of pets

Find out what Max and his pet pals do after their owners leave for work or school each day!

Aug 25, 2016
The secret life of Figgy Mustardo by Chall, Marsha Wilson, author.

The secret life of Figgy Mustardo

Figgy Mustardo the dog waits alone each day for his family to return home, especially George. Figgy eats what he shouldn't, and then dreams about adventures that cause him to be tired when they do return. The family figures out Figgy's secret life and takes action.

Aug 25, 2016
The quickest kid in Clarksville by Miller, Pat Zietlow, author.

The quickest kid in Clarksville

Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade celebrating her hero Wilma Rudolph's three Olympic gold medals.

Aug 25, 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.

Aug 25, 2016
The mystery of the haunted farm by Dolan, Elys, author.

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.

Aug 25, 2016
The monster next door by Soman, David, author, illustrator.

The monster next door

"A boy has to find a way to resolve a neighborly dispute with the monster next door when the monster starts playing his tuba too loud"--

Aug 25, 2016
The Journey by Sanna, Francesca (ILT)

The Journey

Aug 25, 2016
The happy egg by Krauss, Ruth, author.

The happy egg

A bird hatches from its egg and learns to fly.

Aug 25, 2016
The great railway show ; Off to the races! by Random House (COR)/ Stubbs, Tommy (ILT)

The great railway show ; Off to the races!

In two stories, Thomas hears about the Great Railway Show and intends to go and compete himself, under any circumstances.

Aug 25, 2016
The cranky ballerina by Gravel, Elise, author, illustrator.

The cranky ballerina

"Saturdays make Ada cranky because that's the day of her ballet class, and she hates ballet"--

Aug 25, 2016
The branch by Messier, Mireille, 1971- author.

The branch

Aug 25, 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.

Aug 25, 2016
The Berenstain Bears under the sea by Berenstain, Mike, 1951- author.

The Berenstain Bears under the sea

The Berenstain Bears travel beneath the ocean's surface and discover undersea animals.

Aug 23, 2016
The Berenstain Bears under the sea by Berenstain, Mike, 1951- author.

The Berenstain Bears under the sea

The Berenstain Bears discover what's living under the sea.

Aug 25, 2016