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Evermore dragon by Joosse, Barbara M., author.

Evermore dragon

Once there was a girl, a very little girl. And there was a dragon, a very biggle dragon they were friends, evermore. One day, they play a game of hide-and-seek...But, oh, where can little girl be?

Sep 4, 2015
Duddle Puck - the puddle duck by Wilson, Karma.

Duddle Puck - the puddle duck

A very odd duck that refuses to quack shocks and flusters animals all over the farm with his clucking, honking, oinking, and neighing.

Sep 4, 2015
In, over and on the farm by Long, Ethan, author, illustrator.

In, over and on the farm

Four farmyard friends illustrate prepositional phrases as they go in and out, over and under, around, on and off.

Sep 4, 2015
Mama's nightingale - a story of immigration and separation by Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-

Mama's nightingale - a story of immigration and separation

When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.

Sep 4, 2015
Families, families, families! by Lang, Suzanne.

Families, families, families!

"A host of animals portrays all kinds of non-traditional families"--

Sep 4, 2015
Finders keepers by Kasza, Keiko, author, illustrator.

Finders keepers

When a squirrel uses his red hat to mark the spot where he buried an acorn, he sets off a chain of events involving other creatures, each of which finds an unusual use for the chapeau.

Sep 4, 2015
Following the tractor by Steggall, Susan, author, illustrator.

Following the tractor

Follows the story of a tractor as it plows, sows, and harvests the fields throughout the course of a year, with a little help from some other farm machinery.

Sep 4, 2015
The green musician by Shahegh, Mahvash, author.

The green musician

Relates how Barbad became the new musician and singer in the court of Persian King Khosrow. Adapted from a 1,000 year-old story originally found in the "Book of Kings" (Shahnameh), which tells the story of the mystical past of ancient Persia.

Sep 4, 2015
I will chomp you! by John, Jory, author.

I will chomp you!

A monster tries to chomp any reader who wants to go past the first page of the book in order to keep his cakes safe.

Sep 4, 2015
Goose goes to school by Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.

Goose goes to school

"Everyone knows geese don't go to school. So when Sophie hears flappy footsteps in class, it can't be goose, can it? Honk! It is goose! There's nothing better than a surprise visit from a friend, especially at school! In this adorable follow-up to Goose, Sophie and Goose will charm readers with their next fun-filled adventure."--

Sep 4, 2015
The stranded whale by Yolen, Jane, author.

The stranded whale

When Sally and her brother spot a beached whale on their way home from school in Maine, the town races to save the whale. Meanwhile, Sally sits close to the whale's eye and assures the stranded creature of its strength and beauty.

Sep 4, 2015
Papa's backpack by Carroll, James Christopher, 1960- author, illustrator.

Papa's backpack

Illustrations and rhyming text portray a bear cub who understands that because Papa is a soldier, he sometimes must go, but imagines what it would be like to stay near by riding in Papa's backpack.

Sep 4, 2015
This Orq - He Say Ugh! by Elliott, David/ Nichols, Lori (ILT)

This Orq - He Say Ugh!

Sep 4, 2015
Sharing the Bread - An Old-fashioned Thanksgiving Story by Miller, Pat Zietlow/ McElmurry, Jill (ILT)

Sharing the Bread - An Old-fashioned Thanksgiving Story

Sep 4, 2015
Pete the Cat and the bedtime blues by Dean, Kim, 1969-

Pete the Cat and the bedtime blues

"Pete the Cat wants to go to sleep, but his animal friends want to stay up and play"--

Sep 4, 2015
One bear extraordinaire by McGowan, Jayme, author, illustrator.

One bear extraordinaire

Every morning Bear wakes up with a song in his head, but one day he realizes the song needs something more and sets out to find what is missing, gathering a band of animal musicians along the way.

Sep 4, 2015
Olaf's Night Before Christmas by Disney Book Group (COR)/ Disney Storybook Art Team (COR)/ Gad, Josh (NRT)

Olaf's Night Before Christmas

Sep 4, 2015
The Not Very Merry Pout-pout Fish by Diesen, Deborah/ Hanna, Dan (ILT)

The Not Very Merry Pout-pout Fish

Sep 4, 2015
A lucky author has a dog by Ray, Mary Lyn, author.

A lucky author has a dog

It is a lucky author who has a dog to greet her in the morning and help her with ideas, because everything is better with a dog--but a dog who has an author is also lucky.

Sep 4, 2015
Lizard from the Park by Pett, Mark

Lizard from the Park

Sep 4, 2015