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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 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
Tucky Jo and Little Heart by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

Tucky Jo and Little Heart

A fifteen-year-old soldier in World War II meets a sweet young girl in the Philippines who helps him remember what he is fighting for as he helps her and others of her village avoid starvation, and many years later she returns his kindness.

Aug 25, 2015
Leo - a ghost story by Barnett, Mac, author.

Leo - a ghost story

Leo is a friendly house ghost--but when a family moves into his house, and tries to get rid of him, he leaves and roams the city looking for a friend.

Aug 25, 2015
There was an old dragon who swallowed a knight by Klostermann, Penny Parker.

There was an old dragon who swallowed a knight

In this variation on the traditional cumulative rhyme, a greedy, hungry dragon eventually learns moderation.

Aug 25, 2015
Your alien by Sauer, Tammi, author.

Your alien

When a little boy meets a stranded alien child, the two quickly become friends, but at bedtime, the alien suddenly grows very sad, and the boy tries to figure out what his new friend needs to be happy again.

Aug 25, 2015
Pepper & Poe by Preston-Gannon, Frann, author.

Pepper & Poe

Pepper is an old cat used to his normal routine in the house that he rules until a new kitty named Poe comes along and starts messing up everything.

Aug 26, 2015
Rosie goes to preschool by Katz, Karen, author, illustrator.

Rosie goes to preschool

Rosie, a helpful preschooler, offers advice to children facing their first day of preschool.

Aug 27, 2015
Your alien by Sauer, Tammi, author.

Your alien

When a little boy meets a stranded alien child, the two quickly become friends, but at bedtime, the alien suddenly grows very sad, and the boy tries to figure out what his new friend needs to be happy again.

Aug 27, 2015
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 27, 2015
What pet should I get? by Seuss, Dr., author, illustrator.

What pet should I get?

A boy wants all of the pets in a pet store but he and his sister can choose only one. End notes discuss Dr. Seuss's pets, his creative process, and the discovery of the manuscript and illustrations for "What Pet Should I Get?"

Aug 27, 2015
Toy boat by De Sève, Randall.

Toy boat

A toy boat gets separated from its owner and has an adventure on the high seas.

Aug 27, 2015
Sona and the wedding game by Sheth, Kashmira, author.

Sona and the wedding game

Sona is excited about attending her first Indian wedding, especially since her sister is the bride, but when she learns that tradition requires her to steal the groom's shoes during the ceremony she must ask her annoying little cousin, Vishal, for help.

Aug 27, 2015
So cozy by Korda, Lerryn, author, illustrator.

So cozy

When Dog's bed looks so inviting to his numerous animal friends that a teetering pileup of coziness ensues, a sneeze triggered by Mouse's presence on Elephant's trunk temporarily frightens everyone away.

Aug 27, 2015
Sea Rex by Idle, Molly Schaar, author.

Sea Rex

Cordelia spends a day at the beach with her dinosaur friends.

Aug 27, 2015
Roger is reading a book by Van Biesen, Koen, 1964- author, illustrator.

Roger is reading a book

"Roger wants some peace and quiet so he can read his book, but his neighbor Emily has some hobbies of her own -- very loud ones!"--

Aug 27, 2015
Ready for school, Murphy? by Murphy, Brendan, 1963- author, illustrator.

Ready for school, Murphy?

Murphy is full of excuses for staying home from school but his father has a cure for each of them until Murphy finally gives in--and Dad reminds him it is Saturday.

Aug 27, 2015
Power down, Little Robot by Staniszewski, Anna.

Power down, Little Robot

"It's time to power down for the night, but Little Robot isn't ready! He quickly opens his stalling program. Luckily, Mom Unit knows exactly how to get him into his sleep module"--

Aug 27, 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
Over there by Pilcher, Steve, author, illustrator.

Over there

When Shredder, a little shrew who lives alone, overcomes his worry and sets out to explore what lies beyond the forest, he finds himself in trouble and discovers a new friend.

Aug 27, 2015