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Penny & Jelly - slumber under the stars by Gianferrari, Maria.

Penny & Jelly - slumber under the stars

"Penny is thrilled to get her invitation to a slumber under the stars party, but then she realizes that no pets are allowed--and she'll have to leave her beloved dog Jelly home for the evening. With a little creative thinking, though, Penny finds a way to sleep beneath the stars and have her canine companion by her side as she does it"--

Jul 1, 2016
Curious George - farm to table by Fenner, Julie M., author.

Curious George - farm to table

Helping his friend Marco make delicious tortillas for a family member's birthday, George accidentally knocks over a bag of masa before learning about how the ingredient is made.

Jul 1, 2016
Crash! the cat by McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.

Crash! the cat

"The family cat destroys everything in his path, and the two girls who love him worry that he may be sick or blind in this story of unconditional pet love"--

Jul 1, 2016
Caillou - backyard Olympics by Thompson, Kim, 1964- author.

Caillou - backyard Olympics

Grandma organizes backyard Olympic events for Caillou and his friends, and Caillou learns that having fun is more important than winning.

Jul 1, 2016
Best frints in the whole universe by Portis, Antoinette, author, illustrator.

Best frints in the whole universe

Yelfred and Omek of planet Boborp are best frints, even when they have disagreements.

Jul 1, 2016
Bear & Hare -- share! by Gravett, Emily, author, illustrator.

Bear & Hare -- share!

"Friends Bear & Hare learn that sharing is better than being selfish"--

Jul 1, 2016
Roland the minstrel pig by Steig, William, 1907-2003, author, illustrator.

Roland the minstrel pig

Roland sets out to see the world, armed with his lute and his sweet voice, but a scheming fox almost roasts him before he is rescued by the king.

Jul 1, 2016
The red apple by Oral, Feridun, author, illustrator.

The red apple

"On a cold winter's day, Rabbit leaves his burrow in search of food, but all he can find is a single red apple hanging far out of reach. Maybe his friend Mouse can help get it down for him. But Mouse can't climb that high. Nor can their friend Fox manage to reach it. It isn't until they accidentally wake Bear from her slumber that they all find a way to work together and fill their bellies"--Dust jacket flap.

Jul 1, 2016
Rory the dinosaur wants a pet by Climo, Liz, author, illustrator.

Rory the dinosaur wants a pet

Rory the dinosaur wants a pet of his own and finds one in a coconut he names George.

Jul 1, 2016
Rosco vs. the baby by Ward, Lindsay, author, illustrator.

Rosco vs. the baby

Rosco the dog is the undisputed heavyweight champ of his home, with something to say--loudly--about everything until the baby arrives, making at least as much noise and getting all of the attention that was once Rosco's, and the championship bout begins.

Jul 1, 2016
The moon's almost here by MacLachlan, Patricia, author.

The moon's almost here

Illustrations and rhyming text follow an assortment of creatures as they make their way to a nest, the shore, or a porch while the day comes to an end and the moon begins to rise.

Jul 1, 2016
Rosie the Raven by Bansch, Helga, author, illustrator.

Rosie the Raven

When the last egg in the ravens nest hatches, little Rosie, a girl, emerges who tries unsuccessfully to do whatever her feathered brothers and sisters do, but finally she realizes there are certain things that only she can do.

Jul 1, 2016
The storm by Miyakoshi, Akiko, 1982- author.

The storm

"As this evocative picture book begins, a little boy is excited about a trip to the beach with his parents planned for the following day. But a bad storm is coming, and he has started to worry they won't be able to go. He watches as the sky grows darker through the afternoon. His mother and father close the shutters and bring the potted plants indoors. Then the storm arrives. “All through dinner, the rain beats hard against the shutters. The wind howls and blows,” the boy says. “I try not to be

Jul 1, 2016
Woodpecker wants a waffle by Breen, Steve, author, illustrator.

Woodpecker wants a waffle

"Benny the woodpecker makes a brilliant plan to eat a tasty plate of waffles"--

Jul 1, 2016
That stinks! - a punny show-and-tell by Katz, Alan.

That stinks! - a punny show-and-tell

Show and tell in Mrs. Mueller's classroom is full of wordplay--though not intentionally.

Jul 1, 2016
This is our baby, born today by Bajaj, Varsha, author.

This is our baby, born today

"A baby elephant's birth is celebrated by its loving herd"--

Jul 1, 2016
There's a Bear on My Chair by Collins, Ross

There's a Bear on My Chair

Jul 1, 2016
Super Bugs by Meadows, Michelle, author.

Super Bugs

In rhyming text, the Super Bugs buzz all over town, rescuing other insects in danger.

Jul 1, 2016
Steamboat school - inspired by a true story, St. Louis, Missouri- 1847 by Hopkinson, Deborah.

Steamboat school - inspired by a true story, St. Louis, Missouri- 1847

In 1847 St. Louis, Missouri, when a new law against educating African Americans forces Reverend John to close his school, he finds an ingenious solution to the new state law by moving his school to a steamboat in the Mississippi River. Includes author's note on Reverend John Berry Meachum, a minister, entrepreneur, and educator who fought tirelessly for the rights of African Americans.

Jul 1, 2016
The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read by Manley, Curtis/ Berube, Kate (ILT)

The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read

Jul 1, 2016