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Following Papa's song by Marino, Gianna, author, illustrator.

Following Papa's song

"Little Blue, a young humpback whale, has never made the long migration up the coast, and he is worried about his first long journey with Papa"--

Apr 23, 2014
Froggy's day with Dad by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Froggy's day with Dad

Froggy and his dad celebrate Father's Day with a game of miniature golf, among other things.

Apr 23, 2014
Going places by Reynolds, Peter H., 1961- author, illustrator.

Going places

Rafael has looked forward to the Going Places contest and builds his go-cart from a kit in record time, but his neighbor, Maya, has a much more interesting and creative idea for her entry and Rafael decides to help.

Apr 19, 2014
Good-bye, Bumps! - Talking to What's Bugging You by Dyer, Wayne W./ Dyer, Saje/ Budnick, Stacy Heller (ILT)

Good-bye, Bumps! - Talking to What's Bugging You

Apr 18, 2014
Grumpy groundhog by Wright, Maureen, 1961- author.

Grumpy groundhog

It's Groundhog's Day, and everyone is gathered to find out if it's time for spring. But Groundhog does NOT want to leave his cozy bed in his cozy den. Will the townspeople be able to coax him outside to do his job?

Apr 23, 2014
Hannah's night by Sakai, Komako, 1966-, author, illustrator.

Hannah's night

When everyone is asleep, Hannah wakes up and discovers the quiet, exciting night-time world. When Hannah wakes suddenly in the night, she discovers a whole new world of adventure. With nobody awake to tell her off, she can do just as she pleases. The book combines simple language with beautifully textured images, capturing the innocence and wonder of young children at play.

Apr 23, 2014
Have you seen my dragon? by Light, Steve, author, illustrator.

Have you seen my dragon?

Invite young readers to practice counting to twenty while helping a small boy search the city for his pet dragon.

Apr 22, 2014
Have you seen my dragon? by Light, Steve.

Have you seen my dragon?

In the heart of the city, among the taxis and towers, a small boy travels uptown and down, searching for his friend. Readers will certainly spot the glorious beast, plus an array of big-city icons they can count. Is the dragon taking the crosstown bus, or breathing his fiery breath below a busy street? Maybe he took a taxi to the zoo or is playing with the dogs in the park.

Apr 23, 2014
Here comes Destructosaurus! by Reynolds, Aaron, 1970- author.

Here comes Destructosaurus!

Destructosaurus lays waste to a city, but he really is just looking for his teddy bear.

Apr 23, 2014
Hot Rod Hamster - monster truck mania! by Lord, Cynthia.

Hot Rod Hamster - monster truck mania!

Fearless Franco's famous Monster Truck Mania has come to town, and Hot Rod Hamster and his friends are searching for the very best ride at the fair.

Apr 23, 2014
How to cheer up Dad by Koehler, Fred, author, illustrator.

How to cheer up Dad

"A young elephant sees his dad is in a bad mood and tries to cheer him up, not realizing his own mischief caused the bad mood in the first place"--

Apr 23, 2014
How to lose a lemur by Preston-Gannon, Frann, author, illustrator.

How to lose a lemur

When a lemur takes a fancy to him one day and begins following him everywhere, a little boy is pursued by a growing number of animals despite his efforts to lose them by jumping on a train, climbing a mountain, and flying away in a balloon.

Apr 23, 2014
I didn't do my homework because... by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

I didn't do my homework because...

A humorous story about the absurd excuses for not doing homework.

Apr 23, 2014
I pledge allegiance by Mora, Pat.

I pledge allegiance

"Libby and her great-aunt, Lobo, both learn the Pledge of Allegiance--Libby for school, and Lobo for her U.S. citizenship ceremony"--

Apr 23, 2014
I wonder by Harris, Annaka, author.

I wonder

Eva takes a walk with her mother and encounters a range of mysteries: from gravity, to life cycles, to the vastness of the universe. She learns that it's okay to say "I don't know", and she discovers that there are some things even adults don't know mysteries for everyone to wonder about together!

Apr 23, 2014
If I Had a Raptor by O'Connor, George/ O'Connor, George (ILT)

If I Had a Raptor

Apr 23, 2014
Is that my cat? by Allen, Jonathan, 1957- author, illustrator.

Is that my cat?

Presents a story about a cat that is chubby, greedy, and lazy.

Apr 23, 2014
Jake at Gymnastics by Isadora, Rachel/ Isadora, Rachel (ILT)

Jake at Gymnastics

Apr 23, 2014
Joseph Fipps by Robert, Nadine.

Joseph Fipps

"Joseph Fipps is a very energetic little boy, so energetic that sometimes his mother has had enough. Here he gets angry at her and she suggests he find another mother, a walrus mother"--

Apr 23, 2014
Joy in Mudville by Raczka, Bob.

Joy in Mudville

The day after Mighty Casey's strikeout, the Mudville Nine are in a crucial game when a relief pitcher--a girl--is sent in and quickly proves herself to the crowd using moves from football, tennis, and soccer.

Apr 23, 2014