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Still a gorilla by Norman, Kim, author.

Still a gorilla

Willy the Gorilla imitates the other animals at the zoo, but despite pretending he remains always a gorilla.

Aug 24, 2016
They all saw a cat by Wenzel, Brendan, author, illustrator.

They all saw a cat

In simple, rhythmic prose and stylized pictures, a cat walks through the world, and all the other creatures see and acknowledge the cat.

Aug 24, 2016
Come home, Angus by Downes, Patrick, 1968- author.

Come home, Angus

Little Angus wakes up angry, and decides to run away from home when his mother scolds him for being rude--but he is very soon lost, hungry, and more than a little frightened.

Aug 24, 2016
101 reasons why I'm not taking a bath by McAnulty, Stacy, author.

101 reasons why I'm not taking a bath

A young boy who thinks baths are dumb, dangerous, and a complete waste of time changes his mind after finally getting into the tub with his toy boat.

Aug 24, 2016
Wally does not want a haircut by Driscoll, Amanda, author, illustrator.

Wally does not want a haircut

Wally the sheep does not want to get the haircut he really needs, even after all the other farm animals get new hairdos, but when his shaggy wool gets him in trouble, he has no choice but to ask for a trim.

Aug 24, 2016
My thumb by Hesse, Karen, author.

My thumb

Follows the antics of a happy little girl who explains how sucking her thumb is comforting and that her parents do not need to worry about it.

Aug 24, 2016
T. L. C. by Clark, M. H.

T. L. C.

The house becomes increasingly chaotic as the well-meaning little girl tries to cheer up her mom. When nothing works, Mom finally says that all she needs is Tender Loving Care and the doting daughter happily obliges.

Aug 25, 2016
Snoopy for president! by Testa, Maggie, author.

Snoopy for president!

Pigpen and Linus are running against each other for class president, and they each decide to get their pictures taken with a dog to improve their likability, but after the photos, Snoopy realizes he's popular enough to run on his own.

Aug 25, 2016
Max & Ruby's preschool pranks by Wells, Rosemary, author.

Max & Ruby's preschool pranks

"Max's big sister Ruby and her best friend Louise play school with their younger siblings"--

Aug 25, 2016
Lunette, the true story of the tooth fairy by Cruise, Robin, 1951- author.

Lunette, the true story of the tooth fairy

Lunette is a little fairy with a big dream. A dream to be brave, clever, and kind--and to help her home of Moonglow Glen to shine a little brighter. Little Lunette has many talents--sewing, collecting shiny things, and making friends. But she can't quite see how these things will help her become something truly special. Then, one day, she meets a human boy who's quite scared to lose his first tooth. Through their friendship and a little fairy magic, Lunette discovers her unique talent and change

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 28, 2016
Goodnight, goodnight, construction site [Glow-in-the-dark edition] by Rinker, Sherri Duskey, author.

Goodnight, goodnight, construction site [Glow-in-the-dark edition]

Even the roughest, toughest readers will want to turn off their engines and snuggle up with these sweet and soothing stories. Gentle rhyming text and vibrant art make these books surefire bedtime favorites for train- and construction-crazy kids everywhere.

Aug 28, 2016
Lola and I by Segré, Chiara Valentina, author, translator.

Lola and I

Describes the relationship between a girl and her dog.

Aug 29, 2016
Little Elliot, big fun by Curato, Mike, author, illustrator.

Little Elliot, big fun

Elliot the little elephant is terrified when his friend Mouse introduces him to the carnival, but Mouse helps him to have fun.

Aug 29, 2016
Goodbye summer, hello autumn by Pak, Kenard, author, illustrator.

Goodbye summer, hello autumn

"In a simple, evocative conversation with nature, a young girl witnesses how the season changes from summer to autumn"--

Aug 29, 2016
Unlike other monsters by Vernick, Audrey.

Unlike other monsters

"Zander is a monster. And monsters don't have friends. But one day Zander meets Bird, and a strange thing happens. They start to spend some time together. Zander even tells Bird a secret no one else knows about. When another monster asks, "Is that your friend?" Zander says no...but is that true?"--

Aug 29, 2016
Too many moose! by Bakos, Lisa M, author.

Too many moose!

"When Martha gets an unusual pet, she's delighted by all of the fun things they do together. If one moose is this marvelous, then more moose must be even better! Pretty soon, Martha has more moose than she can handle"--

Aug 29, 2016
A tiger tail! by Boldt, Mike, author, illustrator.

A tiger tail!

Anya awakens to discover she has grown a tiger tail, and it just happens to be her very first day of school.

Aug 29, 2016
Some pets by DiTerlizzi, Angela, author.

Some pets

"At the pet show, there are so many different types of pets! With dogs and cats, horses and chickens, hamsters and chinchillas--and many, many more--this book celebrates animal companions of all shapes and sizes"--

Aug 29, 2016
Pinny in summer by Schwartz, Joanne (Joanne F.), 1960- author.

Pinny in summer

On a lazy summer day, Pinny engages in such activities as searching for a wishing rock, watching clouds, picking wild blueberries, feeding a seagull, and baking a cake to share with her friends.

Aug 29, 2016