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Sweet dreams - 5-minute bedtime stories. by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company (COR)

Sweet dreams - 5-minute bedtime stories.

Collects ten bedtime stories that can each be read aloud in five minutes or less.

Dec 20, 2014
Sweetest Kulu by Kalluk, Celina, author.

Sweetest Kulu

"This beautiful bedtime poem, written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describes the gifts given to a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic. Lyrically and tenderly told by a mother speaking to her own little "Kulu," an Inuktitut term of endearment often bestowed upon babies and young children, this visually stunning book is infused with the traditional Inuit values of love and respect for the land and its animal inhabitants."--

Dec 20, 2014
Sylvia's spinach by Pryor, Katherine.

Sylvia's spinach

Sylvia Spivens hates spinach! But what will the picky eater do when her teacher gives her spinach seeds to plant in the school garden? Discover what happens when Sylvia gives something new a try.

Dec 20, 2014
The adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi knight by DiTerlizzi, Tony, author.

The adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi knight

Retells Luke Skywalker's journey from a Tatooine farm boy to a Jedi Knight, as he learns how to use the Force in the battle against the Empire.

Dec 15, 2014
The everlasting embrace by Emanuel, Gabrielle.

The everlasting embrace

A young child describes her experiences of life in Mali as she spends a day carried in a blanket on her mother's back.

Dec 20, 2014
The extraordinary Mr Qwerty by Strambini, Karla, author

The extraordinary Mr Qwerty

Mr Qwerty worries that his ideas might seem strange...so he keeps them under his hat. But extraordinary ideas refuse to stay hidden for long.

Dec 20, 2014
The extraordinary Mr. Qwerty by Strambini, Karla, author.

The extraordinary Mr. Qwerty

Hiding his unusual thoughts under his hat, Norman Qwerty builds an extraordinary innovation when his ideas grow too big to hide and begin to transform his world in fantastical ways.

Dec 14, 2014
The Golden Plate by Watts, Bernadette

The Golden Plate

Dec 20, 2014
The jacket by Hall, Kirsten, author.

The jacket

Book is very happy when he is finally found by the perfect child, and delighted to become one of her favorite things, but the girl also loves her dog, Egg Cream, whose clumsiness, messiness, and drool threaten to ruin Book. Includes directions for making a book jacket.

Dec 20, 2014
The legend of St. Nicholas - a story of Christmas giving by Mackall, Dandi Daley, author.

The legend of St. Nicholas - a story of Christmas giving

As Nick does last-minute Christmas shopping, he sees several Santas and overhears one retelling the legend of Saint Nicholas, which he takes to heart as he examines his own attitudes towards gift-giving.

Dec 14, 2014
The legend of St. Nicholas - a story of Christmas giving by Mackall, Dandi Daley, author.

The legend of St. Nicholas - a story of Christmas giving

As Nick does last-minute Christmas shopping, he sees several Santas and overhears one retelling the legend of Saint Nicholas, which he takes to heart as he examines his own attitudes towards gift-giving.

Dec 19, 2014
The little moon raven by Pfister, Marcus, author.

The little moon raven

The little raven wants to be accepted by his flock, but the bigger ravens enjoy bullying him, and when one day, they challenge the little raven to fly to the moon and back if he truly wants to play with them, he decides to take the dare.

Dec 20, 2014
The Mouse Mansion by Schaapman, Karina, 1960- author, illustrator.

The Mouse Mansion

Best friends Sam and Julia love spending their days exploring the many rooms and secret hiding places of the Mouse Mansion, where they live with their families.

Dec 20, 2014
The mouse mansion by Schaapman, Karina, 1960- author, illustrator.

The mouse mansion

Best friends Sam and Julia love spending their days exploring the many rooms and secret hiding places of the Mouse Mansion, where they live with their families.

Dec 15, 2014
The olive tree by Marston, Elsa, author.

The olive tree

Sameer's neighbors left when war came to Lebanon, but now they have returned and instead of finding a friend to play with, Sameer meets an unfriendly girl, Muna, who confronts him about taking olives that fall from her family's tree to his side of the wall.

Dec 20, 2014
The olive tree by Marston, Elsa.

The olive tree

Sameer's neighbors left when war came to Lebanon, but now they have returned and instead of finding a friend to play with, Sameer meets an unfriendly girl, Muna, who confronts him about taking olives that fall from her family's tree to his side of the wall.

Dec 14, 2014
The Squickerwonkers by Lilly, Evangeline, 1979- author.

The Squickerwonkers

Dec 20, 2014
The story of Peppa Pig. by Scholastic Inc. (COR)

The story of Peppa Pig.

Peppa Pig and her family visit Granny and Grandpa Pig.

Dec 15, 2014
The tooth fairy. The Tooth Fairy by Astley, Neville (CRT)/ Baker, Mark (CRT)

The tooth fairy. The Tooth Fairy

When Peppa Pig loses her first tooth, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig explain that the Tooth Fairy is going to take Peppa's tooth and leave her a coin.

Dec 14, 2014
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly by

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly

An illustrated version of the cumulative folk song in which the solution proves worse than the predicament when an old lady swallows a fly.

Dec 20, 2014