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The chameleon that saved Noah's ark by Molchadsky, Yael, author.

The chameleon that saved Noah's ark

"Noah and his family take care of all the animals on the ark, but do not know what to feed the chameleons"--

May 30, 2016
The blobfish book by Olien, Jessica, author, illustrator.

The blobfish book

"Did you know that the deepest parts of the ocean are over one mile deep|too far down for any sunlight to reach? That|s where Blobfish lives. But this book isn|t about Blobfish...or is it?"--Publisher.

May 30, 2016
The bell in the bridge by Kooser, Ted, author.

The bell in the bridge

When Charlie visits his hardworking grandparents in the summer, he often is left to himself, and he is lonely. So he goes out to play by the stream, with a tin can for tadpoles, a special weed-whacking stick, and stones to drop from the iron bridge. One day he notices that when he strikes the bridge with a big stone, it rings with a bong like a church bell and echoes into the valley. And sometimes a faint, very distant, different-sounding bong comes back. Is it an echo of an echo? Or could someo

May 30, 2016
The animals' ark by Dubuc, Marianne, 1980-

The animals' ark

A secular re-telling of the story of Noah's Ark. The animals are trapped on a hill and rescued by Noah. Most of the story describes how the animals pass the time on the ark, until they find land and a rainbow appears. Noah sails away and the animals say thank-you.

May 30, 2016
The airport book by Brown, Lisa, 1972- author.

The airport book

"An exploratory journey through the airport."--

May 30, 2016
Superhero dad by Knapman, Timothy, author.

Superhero dad

Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime.

May 30, 2016
Strong As a Bear by Stangl, Katrin (ILT)

Strong As a Bear

May 30, 2016
Stormy night by Yoon, Salina, author, illustrator.

Stormy night

Bear is frightened by a storm, but singing to his toy, Floppy, and being with his parents helps comfort him until the storm goes to sleep, and so does he.

May 30, 2016
Stick and Stone by Ferry, Beth.

Stick and Stone

Stick and Stone are both lonely until Pinecone's teasing causes one to stick up for the other, and a solid friendship is formed.

May 30, 2016
Steamboat school by Hopkinson, Deborah.

Steamboat school

In 1847 St. Louis, Missouri, when a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, he finds an ingenious solution to the new state law by moving his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River. Includes author's note on Reverend John Berry Meachum, a minister, entrepreneur, and educator who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans.

May 30, 2016
Snail and Slug by Cazet, Denys, author, illustrator.

Snail and Slug

When Snail and Slug decide to have a picnic, a mean banana slug demands they fork over their lettuce, but the pair of new friends find the courage to stand up to the bully.

May 24, 2016
Snail and Slug by Cazet, Denys, author, illustrator.

Snail and Slug

When Snail and Slug decide to have a picnic, a mean banana slug demands they fork over their lettuce, but the pair of new friends find the courage to stand up to the bully.

May 30, 2016
Snail & Worm by Kügler, Tina, author, illustrator.

Snail & Worm

Snail and Worm are best friends who support each other during a silly game of tag, through Snail's adventure up a flower stalk, and when Worm's pet goes missing.

May 30, 2016
Shrunken treasures - literary classics short, sweet, and silly by Nash, Scott, 1959- author, illustrator.

Shrunken treasures - literary classics short, sweet, and silly

The plots of nine classic stories are summarized in this collection of silly verses.

May 30, 2016
Shrunken treasures - literary classics, short, sweet, and silly by Nash, Scott, 1959- author, illustrator.

Shrunken  treasures - literary classics, short, sweet, and silly

Converts famous works of literature into simple children's verse, including "The Odyssey," "Jane Eyre," and "Hamlet."

May 24, 2016
Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping for Shoes by Wynne-Jones, Tim/ Won, Brian (ILT)

Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping for Shoes

May 30, 2016
Samanthasaurus rex by Mandell, B. B., author.

Samanthasaurus rex

Samanthasaurus rex is a T. rex who marches to the beat of her own drummer, and saves the day in her own unique way.

May 30, 2016
Sam and the construction site by Veldkamp, Tjibbe, author.

Sam and the construction site

Sam enters the construction site on a dare, and ends up saving the day.

May 30, 2016
Sam and Jump by Mann, Jennifer K., author.

Sam and Jump

Sam and his stuffed bunny, Jump, are best friends, and they do everything together. One day, on a trip to the beach, Sam meets Thomas. Sam and Thomas play together all day and promise to do the same the next day. But when Sam gets home he realizes Jump is still at the beach! It's too late and too dark to go find him, and Sam worries all night. What if Jump is nowhere to be found? Can Sam brave the world without his best friend? Little ones with their own cherished toys will be drawn to this reas

May 30, 2016
Safe in a storm by Swinburne, Stephen R., author.

Safe in a storm

When a storm rumbles and the night grows dark, baby animals cuddle up to their mothers where they can sleep, safe and warm.

May 25, 2016