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Rufus goes to sea by Griswell, Kim T., author.

Rufus goes to sea

When school lets out for the summer, Rufus Leroy Williams III, a determined pig who loves to read, decides to become a pirate.

May 28, 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
Side by side by Bright, Rachel, author.

Side by side

Told in rhyming text, Little Mouseling searches the forest for a friend who can share her adventures.

May 28, 2015
Sleeping ugly by Yolen, Jane.

Sleeping ugly

May 28, 2015
Sock monkey boogie-woogie by Bell, Cece, author, illustrator.

Sock monkey boogie-woogie

Sock Monkey, the famous toy actor, tries to find a dance partner for the Big Celebrity Dance.

May 28, 2015
Space boy and his dog by Regan, Dian Curtis, author.

Space boy and his dog

"Niko may live on boring old Earth with his family, but he's always finding a new adventure. Using the spaceship that he built from a box in his backyard and a little imagination, he flies off into space with his robot Radar and his dog Tag. The only one NOT invited is his sister Posh, who keeps trying to insert herself into Niko's story. In this first mission, Niko and crew (and maybe also pesky Posh) fly to the moon in search of a lost cat"--Amazon.com.

May 28, 2015
Splat the cat- the big helper by Bright, J. E., author.

Splat the cat- the big helper

"When Dad decided to create to-do lists for the family, Splat is sure he'll never have fun again, But then he learns how using his imagination can make anything fun!" -- Back cover.

May 28, 2015
Spots in a box by Ward, Helen, 1962- author, illustrator.

Spots in a box

Ordering some spots by mail when he worries about his lack thereof, a young guinea fowl is surprised by his delivery, which contains spots of various sizes, colors, and patterns.

May 28, 2015
Stella brings the family by Schiffer, Miriam B., author.

Stella brings the family

Stella brings her two fathers to school to celebrate Mother's Day.

May 28, 2015
Sun above and blooms below - a springtime of opposites by Chernesky, Felicia Sanzari, author.

Sun above and blooms below - a springtime of opposites

"A class takes a springtime field trip to a farm to see chicks hatch and discover many opposite things in their surroundings"--

May 23, 2015
Superman - an origin story by Manning, Matthew K., author.

Superman - an origin story

An alien orphan from the planet Krypton crash lands on Earth, and is adopted by a human couple--one day he will become Superman, defender of the people of Earth.

May 23, 2015
Tad and Dad by Stein, David Ezra, author, illustrator.

Tad and Dad

"A growing tadpole loves his frog dad so much he never gives him a moment's peace"--

May 28, 2015
Tallulah's tap shoes by Singer, Marilyn.

Tallulah's tap shoes

Tallulah loves the grace and elegance of ballet and can pirouette perfectly but at dance camp struggles to learn tap.

May 28, 2015
Tell me what to dream about by Potter, Giselle, author, illustrator.

Tell me what to dream about

At bedtime, a little girl asks her big sister to tell her what to dream about and together they imagine the possibilities.

May 23, 2015
The big book of PAW Patrol by Tillworth, Mary, author.

The big book of PAW Patrol

Introduces the members of the PAW Patrol, describing what each member is responsible for, their headquarters, and their special badges.

May 28, 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 28, 2015
The duchess bakes a cake by Kahl, Virginia.

The duchess bakes a cake

The duchess bakes a cake so light that it rises to the sky, taking her with it.

May 28, 2015
The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus by Blake, Quentin.

The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus

Roll up, roll up for the Fabulous Foskett Family Circus! There are Milly and Willy who perform with young Fred, who does a back flip and lands on his head. Uncle Phoenix Foskett who blows smoke rings, Jess and Bess with their conjuring tricks, not to mention singing dogs and birds and performing parrots. And at the end of all that excitement it is time for a well earned rest.

May 28, 2015
The five of us by Blake, Quentin, author, artist.

The five of us

"Angie, Ollie, Simona, Mario and Eric are five fantastic friends, each of whom has an unusual ability. Disaster strikes on a day out to the countryside but, working together and combining their individual powers, the Fantastic Five save the day"--Dust jacket.

May 28, 2015
The fly by Horáček, Petr, author, illustrator.

The fly

A funny look at the life of a fly who doesn't quite understand why no one likes him.

May 28, 2015