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Otter goes to school by Garton, Sam, author, illustrator.

Otter goes to school

When Otter starts a school, Teddy becomes sad because the other students are all good at something and it seems he is not.

Jul 30, 2016
Ooko by Shapiro, Esmé, 1992-, author.

Ooko

Jul 30, 2016
Now you see me, now you don't by Borando, Silvia, illustrator.

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.

Jul 30, 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.

Jul 30, 2016
Night at the stadium by Bildner, Phil, author.

Night at the stadium

After watching a baseball game at Yankee Stadium, Gideon wants to get an autograph from his favorite player, but he becomes separated from his family, and ends up in a magical adventure.

Jul 30, 2016
Near, far by Borando, Silvia, author.

Near, far

In this playful, interactive introduction to ideas of perspective, you're invited to guess the seven animals that hide in the book's pages. It may sound easy but, at first, you can only see the animals right up close...and things look so different from up close and faraway! What looks like an elephant's trunk might actually be a little birdie's tail ...and those two googly eyes? Well, when we zoom out, they don't really look like eyes at all!

Jul 30, 2016
NanoBots by Gall, Chris, author, illustrator.

NanoBots

A young inventor accidentally creates a group of tiny robots that employ their unique abilities and teamwork to become incredibly useful--and maybe even change the world. Includes author's note on the science and uses of nano-robotics.

Jul 30, 2016
My Thumb by Hesse, Karen/ Deas, Rich (ILT)

My Thumb

Jul 24, 2016
My thumb by Hesse, Karen, author.

My thumb

Follows the antics of a happy little girl who explains how sucking her thumb is comforting and that her parents do not need to worry about it.

Jul 30, 2016
My hand by Kitamura, Satoshi, author, artist.

My hand

This is my hand. It can do all sorts of things. Most of the time it does good things, but sometimes ... Kitamura introduces us to the wonders of something as simple as your hand - it can push, it can pull. It can paint, it can pat. And when your hand has a bad habit, it can pick your nose! Award-winning author and illustrator Satoshi Kitamura unfolds a wonderful celebration of the simple hand, also starring a favourite Kitamura character, Boots the cat.

Jul 30, 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"--

Jul 27, 2016
My favorite pets by Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's class by Birdsall, Jeanne, author.

My favorite pets 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.

Jul 30, 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.

Jul 30, 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.

Jul 30, 2016
Maybe Mother Goose by Codell, Esmé Raji, 1968- author.

Maybe Mother Goose

In the witty sequel to Fairly Fairy Tales, Esme´ Raji Codell’s latest picture book features charming twists on the beloved Mother Goose nursery rhymes.

Jul 30, 2016
Max and Ruby's preschool pranks by Wells, Rosemary, author.

Max and Ruby's preschool pranks

"Max's big sister Ruby and her best friend Louise play school with their younger siblings"--

Jul 25, 2016
Max & Ruby's preschool pranks by Wells, Rosemary, author.

Max & Ruby's preschool pranks

"Max's big sister Ruby and her best friend Louise play school with their younger siblings"--

Jul 30, 2016
Marta! big & small by Arena, Jen, author.

Marta! big & small

In this story that incorporates Spanish words, Marta explores the world of opposites and animals.

Jul 30, 2016
Make way for readers by Sierra, Judy, author.

Make way for readers

Animal toddlers arrive for storytime with Miss Bingo the flamingo.

Jul 30, 2016
Lunette, the true story of the tooth fairy by Cruise, Robin, 1951- author.

Lunette, the true story of the tooth fairy

Lunette is a little fairy with a big dream. A dream to be brave, clever, and kind--and to help her home of Moonglow Glen to shine a little brighter. Little Lunette has many talents--sewing, collecting shiny things, and making friends. But she can't quite see how these things will help her become something truly special. Then, one day, she meets a human boy who's quite scared to lose his first tooth. Through their friendship and a little fairy magic, Lunette discovers her unique talent and change

Jul 30, 2016