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Out of the blue by Jay, Alison, author.

Out of the blue

When a giant octopus entangled in fishing line is washed ashore during a big storm and becomes stranded on the beach, a young boy and girl, assisted by various sea creatures, push and pull him back to sea. Includes endnotes on marine life, lighthouses, and items that wash up on beaches.

Aug 1, 2014
Mister Bud wears the cone by Goodrich, Carter, author, illustrator.

Mister Bud wears the cone

"Mister Bud and Zorro have learned how to get along. They made it through Zorro's outfit. But now Mister Bud has to wear...the cone"--

Aug 1, 2014
Maya was grumpy by Pippin-Mathur, Courtney.

Maya was grumpy

Maya doesn't know why she's grumpy. She's just in a cranky, grumpy, grouchy mood. Luckily, Gramma isn't ruffled by Maya's mood. She reminds Maya of all the fun things she might miss out on because of her grumpiness. Will Gramma's silly suggestions coax Maya out of her miserable mood?

Aug 1, 2014
Very Little Red Riding Hood by Heapy, Teresa/ Heap, Sue (ILT)

Very Little Red Riding Hood

Aug 1, 2014
Curious George chasing waves by Rey, Margret

Curious George chasing waves

George, the Man in the Yellow Hat, and Marco head to the beach and dig for clams, swim with dolphins, and bury treasure, but when the water comes in and takes their treasure away, they learn all about tides.

Aug 1, 2014
Let's visit Venice! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's visit Venice!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Venice, Italy.

Aug 1, 2014
Let's visit Rome! by Manzione, Lisa.

Let's visit Rome!

Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Rome, Italy.

Aug 1, 2014
The man who didn't wash his dishes. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney. by Krasilovsky, Phyllis.

The man who didn't wash his dishes. Illustrated by Barbara Cooney.

Beginning reader.

Aug 1, 2014
I stink! by McMullan, Kate.

I stink!

A big city garbage truck makes its rounds, consuming everything from apple cores and banana peels to leftover ziti with zucchini.

Aug 1, 2014
My pet book by Staake, Bob, 1957- author, illustrator.

My pet book

A boy's search for the perfect pet leads him to the bookstore, where he finds a bright red book that becomes his best friend.

Aug 1, 2014
The crocodile who didn't like water by Merino, Gemma, author, illustrator.

The crocodile who didn't like water

A little crocodile cannot get himself to like water, and then finds out the reason why.

Aug 1, 2014
Spider sandwiches by Freedman, Claire.

Spider sandwiches

Monster Max will feast on anything crawly, creepy, hairy, and sticky, but his favorite snack is squirmy spider sandwiches.

Aug 1, 2014
Wazdot? by Slack, Michael H., 1969- author, illustrator.

Wazdot?

An alien is mystified by the sights and sounds of Earth, but a decoder beam helps identify such oddities as a pig, vegetables, and a tractor.

Aug 1, 2014
Welcome to the Family by Hoffman, Mary/ Asquith, Ros (ILT)

Welcome to the Family

Aug 1, 2014
Who wants a cheap rhinoceros? by Silverstein, Shel, author.

Who wants a cheap rhinoceros?

ANIMAL STORIES. A rhino makes the best kind of friend in this 50th Anniversary Edition of a cherished classic from Shel Silverstein. Looking for a new pet? Bored with cats, dogs, goldfish, gerbils, and hamsters? How about a cheap rhinoceros? Shel Silverstein's loving look at the joys of rhino ownership may convince you to be the lucky person who takes home this very, very unusual pet. This 50th Anniversary Edition features jacket art from the original 1964 edition, plus a commemorative anniversa

Aug 1, 2014
Ola by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.

Ola

When Ola, a Norwegian boy, dons his skis in search of adventure, he meets new friends, joins a wedding party, encounters a howling dragon, and learns folklore from fishermen as they pull codfish from the icy waters.

Jul 31, 2014
Monster needs a costume - a story by Czajak, Paul.

Monster needs a costume - a story

As Halloween nears, Monster tries out a variety of costumes, including a cowboy, a ballerina, and a ninja, but finally comes up with the perfect idea.

Jul 30, 2014
Watch out for the crocodile by Moroni, Lisa, 1983- author.

Watch out for the crocodile

Tora and her father set out to go camping, as Tora imagines a forest filled with all sorts of wild animals and tries to convince her father that they're real.

Jul 30, 2014
The Nuts - bedtime at the Nut house by Litwin, Eric.

The Nuts - bedtime at the Nut house

"Mama Nut says it's bedtime, but Hazel Nut and Wally Nut just aren't quite ready to stop the fun and go to bed"--

Jul 28, 2014
The little school bus by Cuyler, Margery.

The little school bus

A happy little school bus and Driver Bob wake up early to pick up children, drop them off at school, then head to the garage for some minor repairs.

Jul 28, 2014