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Penguin's big adventure by Yoon, Salina, author, illustrator.

Penguin's big adventure

"Penguin embarks on his next journey--becoming the first penguin to explore the North Pole! Along the way, he says hello to all of his old friends. But when he finally reaches his destination, he realizes he's all alone in a strange, foreign place. How will Penguin overcome his fears of the unknown and enjoy this new adventure?"--

Jun 29, 2016
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"--

Jun 29, 2016
Pete the cat - go, Pete, go! by Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.

Pete the cat - go, Pete, go!

A groovy Pete the Cat adaptation of "The Tortoise and the Hare" finds a bike-riding Pete accepting a challenge from Turtle, who has a new racing car with cool gadgets.

Jun 29, 2016
Pinkalicious and the little butterfly by Kann, Victoria, author, illustrator.

Pinkalicious and the little butterfly

Pinkalicious makes friends with a caterpillar that turns into a butterfly.

Jun 29, 2016
Pirate's Perfect Pet by Ferry, Beth/ Myers, Matt (ILT)

Pirate's Perfect Pet

Jun 29, 2016
Poor little guy by Allen, Elanna, author, illustrator.

Poor little guy

"An octopus gets a big surprise when he chooses to pick on a tiny fish in the ocean"--

Jun 29, 2016
Puppy pool party! - an underwater dogs adventure by Casteel, Seth, author.

Puppy pool party! - an underwater dogs adventure

Photographs and simple, rhyming text reveal what goes on beneath the surface at the puppy pool party.

Jun 29, 2016
Rappy goes to school by Gutman, Dan, author.

Rappy goes to school

"On the first day of school, Rappy the Raptor uses his raps and rhymes to deal with a bully and make a new friend"--

Jun 29, 2016
Return by Becker, Aaron/ Becker, Aaron (ILT)

Return

Jun 29, 2016
Rex by James, Simon, 1961- author, illustrator.

Rex

A terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex spends his days raging through the jungle and scaring all the other dinosaurs until one night a tiny dinosaur hatches from an abandoned egg and decides that the big dinosaur is his father.

Jun 29, 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.

Jun 29, 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.

Jun 29, 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.

Jun 29, 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.

Jun 29, 2016
Rules of the house by Barnett, Mac, author.

Rules of the house

Ian always follows the rules and his sister, Jenny, never does but when she angers some monsters while breaking all the rules of their vacation house in the woods, Ian first runs away, then realizes there should be a rule about protecting your sister from being eaten by monsters.

Jun 23, 2016
Saturday by Lendler, Ian, author.

Saturday

"A boy tells us all the amazing things that happen on Saturday"--

Jun 29, 2016
School's first day of school by Rex, Adam, author.

School's first day of school

"It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself"--

Jun 27, 2016
School's first day of school by Rex, Adam, author.

School's first day of school

"It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself"--

Jun 29, 2016
Searching by Dios, Olga de, 1979- author, illustrator.

Searching

A creature known as "Bu"--short for "Buscar"--because that is the only word he says as he peers at the ground ahead of him, ignoring everyone and everything else, has an unpleasant encounter that finally makes him look up and see the world.

Jun 29, 2016
Secret Agent Man goes shopping for shoes by Wynne-Jones, Tim, author.

Secret Agent Man goes shopping for shoes

Accompanying his "sidekick" mom to the shoe store for a daring mission, S.A.M. confronts a shifty clerk before discovering that his brand-new tiger-striped shoes convey the superpower of enabling him to tie his own shoelaces.

Jun 29, 2016