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Maybe Mother Goose by Codell, Esmé Raji, 1968- author.

Maybe Mother Goose

Children at a school learn some of Mother Goose's famous nursery rhymes, but with a quirky twist on each.

Jun 29, 2016
Me and Annie McPhee by Dunrea, Olivier, author.

Me and Annie McPhee

In this cumulative rhyme, a tiny island in the middle of the sea "just big enough for me and Annie McPhee," rapidly becomes very crowded with increasingly larger groups of animals.

Jun 29, 2016
Mission- back to school - top secret info for rookie students by Hood, Susan, 1954- author.

Mission- back to school - top secret info for rookie students

Imagined in the form of a secret agent's set of instructions, Mason and other children negotiate the first day of school.

Jun 29, 2016
Monster needs your vote by Czajak, Paul, author.

Monster needs your vote

"Election season is here and Monster is ready to vote! But why cast your ballot when you can run for president instead? With speeches, debates, and a soapbox or two, Monster's newest tale is a campaign encouraging kids to take a stand and fight for what they believe in"--

Jun 29, 2016
More-igami by Kleber, Dori, author.

More-igami

Joey loves things that fold: maps, bed, accordions, you name it. When a classmate's mother turns a plain piece of paper into a beautiful origami crane, his eyes pop. Maybe he can learn origami, too. But it's going to take practice - on his homework, the newspaper, the thirty-eight dollars in his mother's purse . . Enough! No more folding! How can Joey become an origami master if he can't practice? Happily, he finds a way - and perhaps a chance to make a new friend while he's at it.

Jun 23, 2016
Mousequerade ball - a counting tale by Mortensen, Lori, 1955- author.

Mousequerade ball - a counting tale

"When ten mice get dressed up for a fancy ball the arrival of a cat sends them fleeing but what if the cat's only intention is to dance the night away? Counting up and counting down, dancing all the while, this delightful story invites readers to the event of the season: The Mousquerade Ball!"--

Jun 23, 2016
Mr. Hulot at the beach by Merveille, David, author, illustrator.

Mr. Hulot at the beach

This wordless picture book follows the humorous misadventures of Mr. Hulot as he attempts to enjoy a day at the beach.

Jun 29, 2016
Mr. King's machine by Côté, Geneviève, author, illustrator.

Mr. King's machine

"Mr. King likes pretty things. He also likes machines. So when he discovers a flower that has been nibbled by a caterpillar, he builds himself a Caterpillar-Catcher. Off he zooms--unaware that his machine is filling the sky with smoke and that his friends are calling him to stop! When he finally does, his friends are not happy. But with some imagination, Mr. King figures out a way to green his machine--and the world around him!"--

Jun 29, 2016
My dad used to be so cool by Negley, Keith, author, illustrator.

My dad used to be so cool

A young boy tries to imagine his dad as the cool guy who once played in a band, rode a motorcycle, and got tattoos before he became a father.

Jun 29, 2016
My favorite pet by Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's class / By Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's Class by Birdsall, Jeanne.

My favorite pet by Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's class / By Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's Class

In his homework assignment, Gus spends less time on what he likes about sheep and more on how he has gotten in trouble doing such things as using a sheep as an umbrella, or letting sheep into his house.

Jun 29, 2016
My friend Maggie by Harrison, Hannah E, author, illustrator.

My friend Maggie

"Paula and Maggie are best friends until Paula starts playing with some new friends instead, but when her new playmates turn on her, it's Maggie who rushes to Paula's defense"--

Jun 29, 2016
My hand by Kitamura, Satoshi, author, illustrator.

My hand

Celebrates all of the things that hands can do, from painting, pushing, and patting, to enabling bad habits, like picking the nose.

Jun 29, 2016
Near, far by Borando, Silvia, artist.

Near, far

Abstract graphic forms create an exercise in visual perception, showing up-close images that gradually back away on sequential pages to enable young readers to guess what animals will be revealed.

Jun 29, 2016
Next to you - a book of adorableness by Houran, Lori Haskins, author.

Next to you - a book of adorableness

"When it comes to new babies, friends, or other loved ones, we should remind them of just how darling they are. But are they cuter than a piglet in a sweater? A basket of baby chicks? An elephant calf taking a bath? Of course!"--

Jun 29, 2016
Ninja! attack of the clan by Chung, Arree, author, illustrator.

Ninja! attack of the clan

Maxwell is a strong, courageous, silent ninja who wants somebody to play with, but it seems Mama, Papa, and little sister Cassy are all too busy.

Jun 29, 2016
Nobody likes a goblin by Hatke, Ben, author.

Nobody likes a goblin

Goblin, a cheerful little homebody, lives in a cosy, rat-infested dungeon, with his only friend, Skeleton. Every day, Goblin and Skeleton play with the treasure in their dungeon. But one day, a gang of "heroic" adventurers bursts in. These marauders trash the place, steal all the treasure, and make off with Skeleton-leaving Goblin all alone! It's up to Goblin to save the day. But first he's going to have to leave the dungeon and find out how the rest of the world feels about goblins."--Amazon.co

Jun 29, 2016
Now you see me, now you don't by Borando, Silvia, artist.

Now you see me, now you don't

Invites young readers to discover the concepts of visibility and camouflage on spreads depicting a menagerie of colorful animals who seem to "disappear" as the background color changes on sequential pages.

Jun 29, 2016
One little, two little, three little children by DiPucchio, Kelly, author.

One little, two little, three little children

A rhyming celebration of the diversity and universality of children and their families.

Jun 23, 2016
Ooko by Shapiro, Esme

Ooko

Jun 29, 2016
Painting Pepette by Lodding, Linda Ravin, author.

Painting Pepette

In 1920s Paris, after Josette and her stuffed-animal rabbit Pepette encounter famous artists who try and paint Pepette's portrait, Josette realizes she is the perfect person to do the painting.

Jun 29, 2016