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Sea Rex by Idle, Molly Schaar, author.

Sea Rex

Cordelia spends a day at the beach with her dinosaur friends.

Jul 28, 2015
Shortcut by Crews, Donald.

Shortcut

Children taking a shortcut by walking along a railroad track find excitement and danger when a train approaches.

Jul 28, 2015
Sleepers by Khalsa, Dayal Kaur.

Sleepers

Reluctant to go to sleep, a young child lies in bed and recounts the ways other people and creatures go to sleep.

Jul 29, 2015
So cozy by Korda, Lerryn, author, illustrator.

So cozy

When Dog's bed looks so inviting to his numerous animal friends that a teetering pileup of coziness ensues, a sneeze triggered by Mouse's presence on Elephant's trunk temporarily frightens everyone away.

Jul 31, 2015
So cozy by Korda, Lerryn, author, illustrator.

So cozy

When Dog's bed looks so inviting to his numerous animal friends that a teetering pileup of coziness ensues, a sneeze triggered by Mouse's presence on Elephant's trunk temporarily frightens everyone away.

Jul 28, 2015
Sona and the wedding game by Sheth, Kashmira, author.

Sona and the wedding game

Sona is excited about attending her first Indian wedding, especially since her sister is the bride, but when she learns that tradition requires her to steal the groom's shoes during the ceremony she must ask her annoying little cousin, Vishal, for help.

Jul 31, 2015
Sona and the wedding game by Sheth, Kashmira.

Sona and the wedding game

Sona is excited about attending her first Indian wedding, especially since her sister is the bride, but when she learns that tradition requires her to steal the groom's shoes during the ceremony she must ask her annoying little cousin, Vishal, for help.

Jul 28, 2015
The best story by Spinelli, Eileen.

The best story

When a contest at the local library offers a prize for the best story, a girl tries to write one using her family's suggestions, but her story does not seem right until she listens to her heart.

Jul 28, 2015
The best story by Spinelli, Eileen.

The best story

When a contest at the local library offers a prize for the best story, a girl tries to write one using her family's suggestions, but her story does not seem right until she listens to her heart.

Jul 31, 2015
The day the crayons came home by Daywalt, Drew, author.

The day the crayons came home

One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home.

Jul 31, 2015
The entertainer by Dodd, Emma, author illustrator.

The entertainer

Arriving at a little boy's birthday party, an entertainer in a big cuddly bear costume delights the children with his antics and surprises them when his costume will not come off.

Jul 31, 2015
The flying hand of Marco B. by Leiter, Richard, author.

The flying hand of Marco B.

"Marco is riding in the backseat of a car driven by his parents. Being bored, he puts his hand out the window and fantasizes about flying. As he does so, his fantasy takes him on a wild ride up in the sky"--

Jul 31, 2015
The green musician by Shahegh, Mahvash.

The green musician

Relates how Barbad became the new musician and singer in the court of Persian King Khosrow. Adapted from a 1,000 year-old story originally found in the "Book of Kings" (Shahnameh), which tells the story of the mystical past of ancient Persia.

Jul 31, 2015
The house that's your home by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960-

The house that's your home

Celebrates all the things that make one's home special, including the family that dwells there.

Jul 28, 2015
The house that's your home by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960-

The house that's your home

Celebrates all the things that make one's home special, including the family that dwells there.

Jul 31, 2015
The monkey and the bee by Bloom, C. P.

The monkey and the bee

"The monkey has finally gotten his banana, but now a bumble bee wants a bite.The monkey tries to swat away the bee, but in the process finds himself with a bigger problem on his hands. Will the monkey and the bee be able to work together and become friends?"--

Jul 28, 2015
The monkey and the bee by Bloom, C. P., author.

The monkey and the bee

"The monkey has finally gotten his banana, but now a bumble bee wants a bite. The monkey tries to swat away the bee, but in the process finds himself with a bigger problem on his hands. Will the monkey and the bee be able to work together and become friends?"--

Jul 31, 2015
The moon is going to Addy's house by Pearle, Ida, author, illustrator.

The moon is going to Addy's house

The moon follows Addy all over the city before finally settling in at her house for bedtime.

Jul 31, 2015
The newbies by Catalanotto, Peter, author, illustrator.

The newbies

A boy whose parents are preoccupied with preparations for a new baby imagines what life would be like if he could have new parents.

Jul 31, 2015
The night before the Fourth of July by Wing, Natasha, author.

The night before the Fourth of July

In rhyming text based on "The Night Before Christmas," a family, decked in red, white, and blue, heads to the Fourth of July parade, hosts a backyard BBQ with neighbors, dodges an afternoon thundershower, and watches the fireworks show.

Jul 31, 2015