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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
Pardon me! by Miyares, Daniel, author, illustrator.

Pardon me!

A bird tries to keep his spot to himself, but discovers that the spot is very popular with the other animals.

Aug 1, 2014
Princesses are not just pretty by Lum, Kate.

Princesses are not just pretty

"When Princesses Mellie, Allie, and Libby begin to argue about which princess is the prettiest, they decide to hold a contest. But of course, the girls get side-tracked helping others on their way to the contest leaving Princess Mellie as the muddiest, Princess Allie as the yuckiest, and Princess Libby as the drippiest. But due to their kindness, the princesses win in the end"--

Aug 1, 2014
Remy and Lulu by Hawkes, Kevin.

Remy and Lulu

A down-on-his-luck painter with poor eyesight teams up with a dog with a knack for painting portraits.

Aug 1, 2014
Roland Humphrey is Wearing a WHAT? by Kiernan-Johnson, Eillen

Roland Humphrey is Wearing a WHAT?

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.

Jul 28, 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
Tale of the brave by Awdry, W.

Tale of the brave

Thomas and his friends face their fears as they encounter giant footprints, myserious shadows, and other strange things on the Island of Sodor.

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
The Heaven of Animals by Tillman, Nancy

The Heaven of Animals

Aug 1, 2014
The last king of Angkor Wat by Base, Graeme.

The last king of Angkor Wat

Among the ruins of Angkor Wat, Tiger, Gibbon, Water Buffalo, and Gecko accept Elephant's challenge to race to a certain temple to settle their argument over who would have made the greatest king, and at the end Elephant explains how the competition showed each one's strengths and weaknesses. Includes search-and-find illustrations and a brief history of the "City of Temples."

Aug 1, 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
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.

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
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 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"--

Aug 1, 2014
The only Alex Addleston in all these mountains by Solheim, James.

The only Alex Addleston in all these mountains

From the moment they meet in their Flatt Mountain kindergarten classroom Alex and Alexia are best friends, and even though they are later separated for six years, their friendship remains unbroken.

Aug 1, 2014
The pout-pout fish goes to school by Diesen, Deborah.

The pout-pout fish goes to school

Mr. Fish recalls how, on his very first day of school, he anxiously went to one classroom after another watching students do things he could not, until Miss Hewitt showed him to the room that was right for beginners.

Jul 27, 2014
The tooth fairy wars by Coombs, Kate.

The tooth fairy wars

A determined young boy and a no-nonsense Tooth Fairy tussle over who gets to keep his baby teeth.

Aug 1, 2014
The Twins' Little Sister by Yum, Hyewon

The Twins' Little Sister

Aug 1, 2014