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Super Red Riding Hood by Dávila, Claudia, author, illustrator.

Super Red Riding Hood

When her mother sends her on a "mission" that takes her into the deep, dark woods, Ruby puts on her red cloak and becomes Super Red Riding Hood, a superhero who is scared of nothing--except coming face-to-face with a big, bad wolf.

Nov 28, 2014
Ten thank-you letters by Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator.

Ten thank-you letters

While Pig is trying to finish a thank-you note to his grandmother, his best friend Rabbit repeatedly interrupts to borrow supplies for a series of his own notes, thanking all of the special people in their lives.

Nov 28, 2014
The Change Your Name Store by Shirtliffe, Leanne.

The Change Your Name Store

"Wilma Lee Wu doesn't like her name any more so she decides to try on some new names at the Change Your Name Store and is transported all over the world to new cultures"--

Nov 28, 2014
The dreidel that wouldn't spin - a toyshop tale of Hanukkah by Simpson, Martha Seif, 1954-

The dreidel that wouldn't spin - a toyshop tale of Hanukkah

The most beautiful dreidel a shopkeeper has ever seen will not spin for the two children who insist they must own it, but perhaps it would spin for a child with the true spirit of Hanukkah in his heart.

Nov 21, 2014
The misadventures of Sweetie Pie by Van Allsburg, Chris, author, illustrator.

The misadventures of Sweetie Pie

Sweetie Pie escapes the confines of her hamster cage--and a series of insufferable owners--to find a new home in the wild.

Nov 28, 2014
The mitten string - repairing the world, a stitch at a time by Rosner, Jennifer.

The mitten string - repairing the world, a stitch at a time

Ruthie Tober's family is known for the beautiful, warm mittens they knit so when she and her mother meet a deaf woman and her baby and give them shelter, Ruthie decides to design very special mittens for them.

Nov 27, 2014
The night parade by Roscoe, Lily, author.

The night parade

In the Night Parade children play and sing while their parents sleep.

Nov 21, 2014
The princess who had no kingdom by Jones, Ursula.

The princess who had no kingdom

Rejected by all of the other royal families she meets, it takes an encounter with a humble court jester, who declares her the queen of his heart, for the princess to discover where her kingdom really lies.

Nov 28, 2014
The seasons of Little Wolf by London, Jonathan, 1947-

The seasons of Little Wolf

Almost from the time they are born, Little Wolf enjoys playing with Sister Wolf and their brothers, but the pups are also learning from Gray Wolf and White Wolf about how to survive in the wild one day. Includes facts about wolves.

Nov 28, 2014
The seeing stick by Yolen, Jane.

The seeing stick

Relates how an old man teaches the emperor's blind daughter to see.

Nov 28, 2014
The sheep go on strike by Dumont, Jean-Francois, 1959- author, illustrator.

The sheep go on strike

When the sheep on a farm go on strike rather than having their warm coats sheared off, the other animals begin taking sides until, at last, a compromise can be reached.

Nov 23, 2014
The smallest girl in the smallest grade by Roberts, Justin, author.

The smallest girl in the smallest grade

Sally McCabe is a very little girl, and nobody notices her, although she notices everything that goes on around her--but when she speaks out about the unkindness she sees, people start to pay attention.

Nov 28, 2014
The Squickerwonkers by Lilly, Evangeline, 1979- author.

The Squickerwonkers

Nov 28, 2014
The story of Hurry by Williams, Emma.

The story of Hurry

A young donkey, named Hurry because he is always "on the trot," witnesses the sadness and suffering of the children in occupied Gaza and helps the only way he can--by letting the zookeeper paint stripes on him to make him a pretend zebra. Includes facts about the Happy Land Zoo and Gaza.

Nov 28, 2014
The world according to Musk Ox by Cabatingan, Erin.

The world according to Musk Ox

A cantankerous zebra takes a wise-cracking musk ox on a tour of the seven continents.

Nov 28, 2014
This book just ate my dog! by Byrne, Richard, 1963- author, illustrator.

This book just ate my dog!

"When her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But when the helpers disappear too, Bella realizes it will take more than a tug on the leash to put things right"--

Nov 28, 2014
This orq - (he cave boy) by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

This orq - (he cave boy)

"Meet Orq. He cave boy. Meet Woma. He woolly mammoth. Orq love Woma. A lot. He want pet. Orq's mother say Woma shed. And smell. And not housetrained. Yuck. Woma not allowed in cave. But Orq has plan. Kind of."

Nov 28, 2014
Up & down by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.

Up & down

Deciding to visit a friend he has been missing, Little Penguin leaps off his iceberg and embarks on a journey filled with ups and downs and ins and outs before the two are reunited, in a concept story that introduces opposites.

Nov 21, 2014
Voyage by Collins, Billy, author.

Voyage

"Voyage is an illustrated poem of fantasy, imagination, and magical transformations. A young boy searching the beach for treasure comes across a sailboat and pushes out to sea. Magically the boat becomes a book, and the little boy finds himself living out its adventure, pirate ship and all, far away in the fantastic world of words...until at last, as evening calms the winds, he returns to shore, pulling the boat behind him onto the sand."--Publisher's website.

Nov 28, 2014
What to do when you're sent to your room by Stott, Ann, 1964- author.

What to do when you're sent to your room

Getting into trouble after feeding his dinner to the dog again, Ben embarks on a period of "solitary confinement" in his room, where he passes the time by eating hidden snacks, liberating his caged pets, and honing his slingshot skills.

Nov 28, 2014