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Tommy can't stop! by Federle, Tim, author.

Tommy can't stop!

Tommy's worn out his parents and sister with his bouncing, clomping, and leaping, but when they convince him to try tap dancing, he finds it the perfect outlet for his energy.

May 23, 2015
Turtle and me by Harris, Robie H., author.

Turtle and me

"This charming story details the beautiful friendship between a boy and his plush toy turtle. Turtle and Me is a charming story about the adventures a little boy has with his cuddly toy turtle. Over the years, Turtle gets covered in spaghetti, splattered by mud, chewed by a puppy, and much more--but the boy still loves him. Turtle has become his security blanket, as well as his best friend. But one day Turtle suffers a horrible rip that the boy can't repair. The boy decides he doesn't need his o

May 23, 2015
Pups to the rescue! by

Pups to the rescue!

The Paw Patrol, a pack of six heroic puppies: Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Zuma, Rubble, and Skye led by a tech-savvy ten-year-old boy named Ryder, use a unique blend of problem-solving skills, cool vehicles and lots of cute doggy humor, to work together on high-stakes rescue missions to protect the Adventure Bay community.

May 23, 2015
Aliens in underpants save the world by Freedman, Claire.

Aliens in underpants save the world

The Aliens in Underpants want to save the world.

May 23, 2015
Spots in a box by Ward, Helen, 1962- author, illustrator.

Spots in a box

Ordering some spots by mail when he worries about his lack thereof, a young guinea fowl is surprised by his delivery, which contains spots of various sizes, colors, and patterns.

May 23, 2015
Little Red Henry by Urban, Linda, author.

Little Red Henry

Well, there's overprotective--and then there's Little Red Henry's family! A hilarious tale about what happens when a coddled kid asserts his independence. Little redheaded Henry's family treats him like a baby. They dress him. They feed him. They brush his "widdle toofers." But he's not a baby anymore. He's a little boy who wants to do things for himself. So with his family watching anxiously from the wings, Henry sets out on a glorious day of independence. But will things swing too far in the o

May 23, 2015
The five of us by Blake, Quentin, author, artist.

The five of us

"Angie, Ollie, Simona, Mario and Eric are five fantastic friends, each of whom has an unusual ability. Disaster strikes on a day out to the countryside but, working together and combining their individual powers, the Fantastic Five save the day"--Dust jacket.

May 23, 2015
See you next year by Larsen, Andrew, 1960- author.

See you next year

Summer vacations can be magical. Especially when you go back to the same place every year. A place where you can learn to dive under the waves. A place where digging a hole to the center of the earth seems possible. A place where nothing ever changes and where each long, lazy day unfolds just as it did the year before. See You Next Year is the story of one such place. Only this year, something does change. And sometimes, change turns out to be a good thing.

May 23, 2015
Hey, baby, it's time to come out! by Ziefert, Harriet.

Hey, baby, it's time to come out!

When Max learns that his mother is going to have a baby, he talks and sings to his unborn sibling but he cannot seem to make the baby come out sooner.

May 23, 2015
Good morning to me! by Judge, Lita, author, illustrator.

Good morning to me!

"A picture book about a parrot named Beatrix, who is very awake, very excited to see her friends, and has a very hard time using her 'inside voice"'--

May 23, 2015
Bulldozer's big day by Fleming, Candace, author.

Bulldozer's big day

Bulldozer wants to invite all of his coworkers to a party to celebrate his special day, but to them it's just another day for scooping, sifting, stirring, and more.

May 23, 2015
Sock monkey boogie-woogie by Bell, Cece, author, illustrator.

Sock monkey boogie-woogie

Sock Monkey, the famous toy actor, tries to find a dance partner for the Big Celebrity Dance.

May 23, 2015
Ron's big mission by Blue, Rose.

Ron's big mission

One summer day in 1959, nine-year-old Ron McNair, who dreams of becoming a pilot, walks into the Lake City, South Carolina, public library and insists on checking out some books, despite the rule that only white people can have library cards. Includes facts about McNair, who grew up to be an astronaut.

May 23, 2015
The song of Delphine by Kraegel, Kenneth, author, illustrator.

The song of Delphine

A lonely servant girl with no family works in the palace of Queen Theodora, where she is tormented by a spoiled princess and finds comfort by singing and making unexpected friends with giraffes who visit her window.

May 23, 2015
Side by side by Bright, Rachel, author.

Side by side

Told in rhyming text, Little Mouseling searches the forest for a friend who can share her adventures.

May 23, 2015
Pool by Yi, Chi-hyŏn (Illustrator)


Two shy children meet at a noisy pool and dive beneath the crowd into a magical undersea land, where they explore a fantastical landscape and meet various creatures.

May 23, 2015
Duck in the fridge by Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.

Duck in the fridge

When Dad was a boy, he found a duck in the fridge, and so begins his explanation as to why he reads Mother Goose rhymes to his own son every night.

May 23, 2015
A crow of his own by Lambert, Megan Dowd.

A crow of his own

Clyde the rooster is a little scrawny, so he is having a hard time trying to measure up to his predecessor on the farm--but with a little help from a friendly goose he may find a crow of his own.

May 23, 2015
Rosario's fig tree by Wahl, Charis, author.

Rosario's fig tree

"Every spring the little girl who lives next door to Rosario helps him plant vegetables. One spring, Rosario plants a fig tree, which soon bears sweet purple fruit. But when fall comes, he bends it over and buries it in the ground."--Publisher.

May 23, 2015
The sock thief by Crespo, Ana, 1976- author.

The sock thief

"Brazilian boy Felipe doesn't have a soccer ball. When it's his turn to bring one to school, he uses a little bit of creativity and a few socks borrowed from his neighbors"--

May 23, 2015