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From wolf to woof! - the story of dogs by Talbott, Hudson, author, illustrator.

From wolf to woof! - the story of dogs

Beginning with two orphans, a prehistoric boy and a wolf cub, imagines how the bond between man and wolf might have formed and looks at how it changed through their shared history as wolves became domesticated and diversified into more than 400 breeds of dog.

May 27, 2016
A fire truck named Red by De Sève, Randall, author.

A fire truck named Red

"A young boy has his heart set on a brand-new toy fire truck, so he is disappointed when he gets his grandfather's rusty old fire truck, Red, instead. But working together, the boy and his grandfather patch Red right up while Grandpa tells his grandson all about the adventures he had with Red when he was a boy"--

May 27, 2016
Excellent Ed by McAnulty, Stacy, author.

Excellent Ed

Everyone in the Ellis family is excellent, except Ed the dog, who is determined to find something at which he, too, can excel.

May 27, 2016
The airport book by Brown, Lisa, 1972- author.

The airport book

"An exploratory journey through the airport."--

May 27, 2016
Baa baa smart sheep by Sommerset, Mark, 1968- author.

Baa baa smart sheep

Little Baa Baa is bored. So when Quirky Turkey comes along, the opportunity to make mischief is too good to resist. "What's that?" asks Turkey, pointing at a suspicious something on the ground. "What's what?" "That there." "This here?" "Yes, that there." "Oh, it's just a pile of ... smarty tablets." "Ohhh. . ." After a well-sustained buildup evoking hilarity and disbelief, this kid-pleasing trickster tale will have readers both groaning and laughing out loud at the payoff.--Amazon.

May 27, 2016
As time went by by Sanabria, José, author, illustrator.

As time went by

"Once upon a time there was a ship that sailed beside the sun with very important people on board. The spirit of reinvention – and the importance we place on things – is beautifully expressed in Jose´ Sanabria's visually evocative story. A steamship makes a journey across time from luxury and exclusivity, industry and abandonment, to stewardship and inclusion as we see the evolving functions of the ship and the changing faces of the people who cherish it most of all."--

May 27, 2016
Babak the beetle by Paronuzzi, Fred, author.

Babak the beetle

May 27, 2016
Choose your days by Wallace, Paula S., author, illustrator.

Choose your days

Corky tries to live each day to the fullest and as the end of her days draws near, Old Bear urges her to use the key he gave her at her birth to open the door to wonder.

May 27, 2016
Breaking news - bear alert by Biedrzycki, David, author.

Breaking news - bear alert

In this story (told in the form of a television broadcast), bears emerge from hibernation demanding to be fed.

May 27, 2016
Cry, heart, but never break by Ringtved, Glenn, 1968- author.

Cry, heart, but never break

When Death comes to take their grandmother away, he shares a story with four siblings that helps them realize the value of loss and the importance of being able to say goodbye.

May 27, 2016
Ella and Penguin stick together by Maynor, Megan, author.

Ella and Penguin stick together

Ella and Penguin want to see her new stickers glow in the dark, but neither of them wants to go into a dark place.

May 27, 2016
Frank and Lucky get schooled by Perkins, Lynne Rae.

Frank and Lucky get schooled

A boy and his dog learn about each other, go to school to learn more, then explore the world around them as they study science, geography, and even foreign languages together.

May 27, 2016
Extremely cute animals operating heavy machinery by Gordon, David, 1965 January 22- author, illustrator.

Extremely cute animals operating heavy machinery

"When bullies try to stop the extremely cute animals from building their sand castle they band together to build something bigger and better"--

May 27, 2016
A friend for Mole by Armo, Nancy, author, illustrator.

A friend for Mole

"An accidental encounter throws Mole and Wolf together. One is afraid of the light, the other is afraid of the dark. Together they learn that friends are all they need to conquer their fears"--

May 27, 2016
Go, Pete, Go by Dean, James

Go, Pete, Go

May 27, 2016
Ginny Louise and the School Field Day by Sauer, Tammi/ Munsinger, Lynn (ILT)

Ginny Louise and the School Field Day

May 27, 2016
Good night, baddies by Underwood, Deborah, author.

Good night, baddies

"After a full day of evil schemes, fairy tale baddies return home to spend time with their friends and get ready for bed in this cozy bedtime book"--

May 27, 2016
The grumpy pets by Lombardi, Kristine A., author, illustrator.

The grumpy pets

"Billy is a grumpy boy who's not like the other kids. His mother takes him and his sister, Sara, to the animal shelter one Saturday in hope of cheering him up. But the pets he sees are too happy for his taste. Then he finds the grumpy pets..."--

May 27, 2016
Hello, hippo! Goodbye, bird! by Crow, Kristyn, author.

Hello, hippo! Goodbye, bird!

A hippo and a bird become unlikely friends.

May 27, 2016
I love cake! - starring Rabbit, Porcupine, and Moose by Sauer, Tammi, author.

I love cake! - starring Rabbit, Porcupine, and Moose

"Moose's love of cake threatens Rabbit's birthday party--until the friends find a way to celebrate together"--

May 27, 2016