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Mia's thumb by Stille, Ljuba, author, illustrator.

Mia's thumb

Mia's family members, from her brother to her grandparents, try all they can think of to get her to stop sucking her thumb.

Jul 30, 2015
Knit together by Dominguez, Angela N.

Knit together

A little girl who loves to draw but cannot knit, and her mother who loves to knit but cannot draw, collaborate on a special project neither of them could have done alone.

Jul 30, 2015
If you ever want to bring an alligator to school, don't! by Parsley, Elise, author, illustrator.

If you ever want to bring an alligator to school, don't!

A child provides insights, based on personal experience, into everything that can go wrong if one brings an alligator to school for show-and-tell.

Jul 30, 2015
I had a favorite hat by Ashburn, Boni, author.

I had a favorite hat

At the end of summer, a girl's mother wants to put away her favorite beach hat but the girl asks to keep it out, then decorates it for each holiday and season from autumn through spring.

Jul 30, 2015
The house that's your home by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960-

The house that's your home

Celebrates all the things that make one's home special, including the family that dwells there.

Jul 30, 2015
Happy birthday Madame Chapeau by Beaty, Andrea, author.

Happy birthday Madame Chapeau

When a crow flies off with her birthday bonnet as she walks to dinner, Madame Chapeau chases the thief through the streets of Paris while admirers offer her replacement hats, but none seem quite right until someone offers a special gift.

Jul 30, 2015
The green musician by Shahegh, Mahvash.

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.

Jul 30, 2015
Goose goes to school by Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.

Goose goes to school

"Goose follows Sophie to school."--

Jul 30, 2015
Goose by Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.

Goose

"Sophie meets Goose at the park and the two become fast friends!"--

Jul 30, 2015
Get out of my bath! by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.

Get out of my bath!

Ellie the elephant's relaxing bath is disrupted by splashing friends, prompting her to suck up all of the water into her trunk until everyone else leaves, in an interactive story that invites readers to tilt and shake the book for splashy effects.

Jul 30, 2015
Edmond, the moonlit party by Desbordes, Astrid, author.

Edmond, the moonlit party

Edmond the squirrel shares a tree with George, an owl who loves costumes, and Harry the bear, who throws wonderful parties that turn out even better when Edmond overcomes his shyness and joins in.

Jul 30, 2015
Why dogs have wet noses by Steven, Kenneth C., 1968- author.

Why dogs have wet noses

A retelling of the Ark story shares the whimsical adventures of a funny-looking misfit dog who trudges aboard Noah's lifeboat, inadvertently preventing it from sinking.

Jul 30, 2015
Wait by Portis, Antoinette, author.

Wait

"A ... picture book about the joys of waiting and taking in what is around you"--

Jul 30, 2015
Rufus the writer by Bram, Elizabeth, author.

Rufus the writer

Rather than a lemonade stand, Rufus sets up a story stand one summer and makes a series of trades with his friends--a story for a shell, for a kitten, for a surprise, and one more as a special birthday gift for his sister.

Jul 30, 2015
Night animals by Marino, Gianna, author, illustrator.

Night animals

Possum is hiding from the sounds in the night, and his fear sets off a chain reaction in the other night animals.

Jul 30, 2015
The newbies by Catalanotto, Peter, author, illustrator.

The newbies

A boy whose parents are preoccupied with preparations for a new baby imagines what life would be like if he could have new parents.

Jul 30, 2015
My dog is the best by Thompson, Laurie Ann.

My dog is the best

A little boy identifies what makes his dog so special.

Jul 30, 2015
Lillian's right to vote - a celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

Lillian's right to vote - a celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

As an elderly woman, Lillian recalls that her great-great-grandparents were sold as slaves in front of a courthouse where only rich white men were allowed to vote, then the long fight that led to her right--and determination--to cast her ballot since the Voting Rights Act gave every American the right to vote.

Jul 30, 2015
The sky is falling! by Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.

The sky is falling!

In this humorous version of the traditional tale, Chicken Little panics when an acorn falls on her head and sets off a dance frenzy among the other chickens, and while squirrel and the other animals understand what really happened, they soon join in the dancing--because it is fun.

Jul 30, 2015
The princess and the pony by Beaton, Kate, 1983- author, illustrator.

The princess and the pony

Princess Pinecone would like a real war horse for her birthday, instead of which she gets a plump, cute pony--but sometimes cuteness can be a kind of weapon, especially in a fight with dodgeballs and spitballs and hairballs and squareballs.

Jul 30, 2015