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Rappy the Raptor by Gutman, Dan, author.

Rappy the Raptor

"Rappy the Raptor tells the story of how he bacame a rapping velociraptor, all in rhyme"--

May 29, 2015
Sleeping ugly by Yolen, Jane.

Sleeping ugly

May 29, 2015
All my stripes - a story for children with autism by Rudolph, Shaina.

All my stripes - a story for children with autism

Zane rushes home to tell his mother about problems he faced during his school day, and she reminds him that while others may only see his "autism stripe," he has stripes for honesty, caring, and much more.

May 29, 2015
Apple days - a Rosh Hashanah story by Soffer, Allison.

Apple days - a Rosh Hashanah story

Katy looks forward to her family's Rosh Hashanah tradition of making applesauce from scratch, but with a new baby, will the family be too busy this year?

May 29, 2015
Magic little words by Delaunois, Angèle.

Magic little words

Teaches when and where to say words such as 'please' and 'thank you'.

May 29, 2015
The bus is for us! by Rosen, Michael, 1946- author.

The bus is for us!

In rhyming text, an exuberant cast of kids express their travel preferences while ultimately agreeing that the bus is the best ride of all because it's designed for everyone to share.

May 29, 2015
Under a pig tree - a history of the noble fruit by Palatini, Margie, author.

Under a pig tree - a history of the noble fruit

Using sticky notes, an author tries to convince her publisher that her book is about figs, not pigs, but the wording, illustrations, and even recipes present pigs as growing on trees, and tasty with orange and ginger sauce.

May 29, 2015
Pete the cat. Construction destruction by Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.

Pete the cat. Construction destruction

Pete the cat gets construction workers and equipment to build the coolest playground ever.

May 29, 2015
The world in a second by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

The world in a second

"Inspired by the question, "What are they doing right at this moment on the other side of the world?" this book focuses on natural and human events happening all over the world in the same second"--

May 27, 2015
Wherever you go by Miller, Pat Zietlow, author.

Wherever you go

Illustrations and rhyming text follow a young rabbit as he leaves home on a journey, discovering the joys of different kinds of roads and what they may bring--including a way back home.

May 27, 2015
Is it Passover yet? by Barash, Chris, author.

Is it Passover yet?

One family prepares for the traditional seder that ushers in Passover.

May 27, 2015
Inside this book - (are three books). by Saltzberg, Barney, author, illustrator.

Inside this book - (are three books).

Given blank books by their mother, Seymour, Fiona, and Wilbur let their imaginations fly, then put their stories, poems, and pictures together in a single, shared book.

May 27, 2015
I don't like Koala by Ferrell, Sean, author.

I don't like Koala

Adam doesn't like his stuffed koala because of its terrible eyes, terrible face, and terrible paws, but each time he tries to get rid of it, Koala comes back until Adam realizes that Koala is on his side.

May 27, 2015
Grandma lives in a perfume village by Fang, Suzhen, 1957- author.

Grandma lives in a perfume village

"Xiao Le's grandmother lives in a faraway village. A visit with Grandma is always a special event, but this time she is frail. With encouragement from his mom, Xiao Le plays with and helps Grandma. When Grandma dies shortly thereafter, Xiao Le comforts his mom--reminding her that when it rains, Grandma is washing her clothes in the sky ... and that although the Perfume Village in heaven cannot be reached by train, it can be accessed by the heart. Fang Suzhen's moving story, with stunning illustr

May 27, 2015
Everything by Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, artist.


"One little koala discovers that a mother's love makes everything better, from unhappy tears to twinkly smiles."--Back cover.

May 27, 2015
By Mouse and Frog by Freedman, Deborah (Deborah Jane), 1960- author, illustrator.

By Mouse and Frog

"Mouse has one idea about what a book should be and how to tell a story. Frog has another. What happens when these two very different friends try to create a book together?"--

May 27, 2015
Bedtime at Bessie and Lil's by Sternberg, Julie, author.

Bedtime at Bessie and Lil's

"It's bedtime at Bessie and Lil's, but neither of these bunnies seems to be listening to Mama. She is trying to read them a bedtime book, one of her favorites from when she was a little bunny. But Bessie is more interested in her headstands, and Lil is practicing her skipping. Will they ever get to bed? Alternating between the girls playing in their room and the interior pages of Mama's book, this heartfelt story offers just the right mixture of humor and sweetness. With irresistible illustratio

May 27, 2015
Aliens in underpants save the world by Freedman, Claire.

Aliens in underpants save the world

The Aliens in Underpants want to save the world.

May 27, 2015
See you next year by Larsen, Andrew, 1960- author.

See you next year

Summer vacations can be magical. Especially when you go back to the same place every year. A place where you can learn to dive under the waves. A place where digging a hole to the center of the earth seems possible. A place where nothing ever changes and where each long, lazy day unfolds just as it did the year before. See You Next Year is the story of one such place. Only this year, something does change. And sometimes, change turns out to be a good thing.

May 27, 2015
A funny thing happened on the way to school ... by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

A funny thing happened on the way to school ...

A humorous story about imaginative excuses for being late to school.

May 27, 2015