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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
Goose by Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.

Goose

"Sophie meets Goose at the park and the two become fast friends!"--

Aug 29, 2015
Buddy and Earl by Fergus, Maureen, author.

Buddy and Earl

"Buddy does not know what is in the box that Meredith carries into the living room. But when the small, prickly creature says he is a pirate — and that Buddy is a pirate too — the two mismatched friends are off on a grand adventure. In this first book in the Buddy and Earl series, a dog who likes to play by the rules meets a hedgehog who knows no limits. Their friendship is tender and loyal, and their adventures are funny and imaginative. Maureen Fergus' text is witty and understated, and Carey

Aug 29, 2015
Penny & Jelly - the school show by Gianferrari, Maria, author.

Penny & Jelly - the school show

As the talent show nears, Penny and her trusty canine companion Jelly scramble to find Penny's talent.

Aug 29, 2015
That's (not) mine by Kang, Anna, author.

That's (not) mine

Two fuzzy animals have a silly argument about a chair that ends with a surprise.

Aug 29, 2015
On the ball by Pinkney, J. Brian, author, illustrator.

On the ball

"Owen loves soccer, but isn't the best at playing it. After a particularly disastrous day on the field, Owen is benched. He is feeling so low that he doesn't notice the ball rolling away from him until it's too late. In his effort to get it back, he discovers that he has more skills than he realizes"--

Aug 29, 2015
Boats float! by Lyon, George Ella, 1949- author.

Boats float!

In rhyming text the reader is introduced to all the different kinds of boats floating on rivers, lakes, oceans, and ponds.

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 29, 2015
Max the brave by Vere, Ed, author, illustrator.

Max the brave

Max is a cute kitten who dreams of becoming a brave mouse-catcher. So he sets off in search of a mouse, and discovers that bravery perhaps is not so important after all.

Aug 29, 2015
Louis I, king of sheep by

Louis I, king of sheep

"Readers will delight in Louis’s increasingly elaborate fantasy of what comes with being a supreme ruler: the pleasures, the responsibilities, the capriciousness. “What’s good for me is good for my people,” thinks King Louis in this clever fable about the randomness and absurdity of power, but also its abuses, and the hidden dangers in a society built on conformity. There’s loads of wit and humor that will appeal to readers of all ages, but will also serve as a basis for discussing experiences o

Aug 29, 2015
Afraid of the Dark by Hale, Bruce/ Francis, Guy (ILT)

Afraid of the Dark

Aug 29, 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 29, 2015
Big heroes! by Wrecks, Billy.

Big heroes!

When Lex Luthor uses a device to shrink them down to the size of ants, the Super Friends must use their superpowers to escape from animals now bigger than them, stop Lex from taking over Metropolis, and return to their normal sizes.

Aug 29, 2015
When Dad Showed Me the Universe by Stark, Ulf/ Eriksson, Eva (ILT)

When Dad Showed Me the Universe

Aug 29, 2015
My dog, Bob by Torrey, Rich, author, illustrator.

My dog, Bob

"Like all dogs, Bob likes breakfast, takes rides in the family car and digs for bones. He's just like any other dog--except for a few quirks"--

Aug 29, 2015
Beep! Beep! Go to Sleep! by Tarpley, Todd/ Rocco, John (ILT)

Beep! Beep! Go to Sleep!

Aug 29, 2015
When I feel jealous by Spelman, Cornelia.

When I feel jealous

A young bear describes situations that make her jealous, how it feels to be jealous, and how she can feel better. Includes a note to parents and teachers.

Aug 29, 2015
When I feel good about myself by Spelman, Cornelia.

When I feel good about myself

A young guinea pig explains that self-confidence comes from learning new things without being afraid of making mistakes and to remember that everyone has different qualities that make them lovable.

Aug 29, 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 29, 2015
Peppa Pig. Peppa's windy fall day by

Peppa Pig. Peppa's windy fall day

"It's a windy fall day - perfect for playing outside and jumping in big piles of colorful leaves! Join Peppa and her family as they enjoy outdoor fun in the crisp, autumn air."--Back cover.

Aug 29, 2015