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What do you do with a problem? by Yamada, Kobi, author.

What do you do with a problem?

What do you do with a problem? Especially one that follows you around and doesn't seem to be going away? Do you worry about it? Ignore it? Do you run and hide from it? This is the story of a persistent problem and the child who isn't so sure what to make of it. The longer the problem is avoided, the bigger it seems to get. But when the child finally musters up the courage to face it, the problem turns out to be something quite different than it appeared. This is a story for anyone, at any age,

Jun 29, 2016
Strong as a bear by Stangl, Katrin, author, illustrator.

Strong as a bear

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
Ten hungry pigs by Anderson, Derek, 1969- author, illustrator.

Ten hungry pigs

In this rhyming, counting book, ten pigs build a very strange sandwich--until a wolf comes along and sends them running.

Jun 29, 2016
The seven princesses by Coh, Smiljana.

The seven princesses

Once upon a time, there were seven princess sisters who did everything together, from horseback riding to jumping in royal leaf piles to throwing legendary pin~ata parties. But one day, they had the biggest fight in the entire history of princess fighting. There was no worse sound than the sound of this fight. Will the sisters ever find a way to fill their kingdom with sounds of laughter and playing again? Princesses of all sizes will royally delight in this modern-day fairy tale of sibling riva

Jun 29, 2016
Elmer and Rose by McKee, David.

Elmer and Rose

When Grandpa Eldo asks Elmer and Wilbur to help a young elephant find her way back to her herd, they are surprised to find that she is pink, but even greater surprises are in store for them.

Jun 29, 2016
Barnacle is bored by Fenske, Jonathan, author, illustrator.

Barnacle is bored

Barnacle is bored by the monotony of the tides, and envies the fish who swim freely--until an eel comes along.

Jun 29, 2016
Animal Supermarket by Zoboli, Giovanna.

Animal Supermarket

All kinds of species come to do their grocery shopping at the Animal Supermarket--polar bears prowl the seafood section, cats stock up on milk, and mice crowd the cheese counter.

Jun 29, 2016
Gordon and Tapir by Meschenmoser, Sebastian, author, illustrator.

Gordon and Tapir

Tapir is a messy tapir who lives with his friend Gordon, an orderly penguin.

Jun 29, 2016
Now you see me, now you don't by Borando, Silvia, artist.

Now you see me, now you don't

Invites young readers to discover the concepts of visibility and camouflage on spreads depicting a menagerie of colorful animals who seem to "disappear" as the background color changes on sequential pages.

Jun 29, 2016
The not so quiet library by OHora, Zachariah, author.

The not so quiet library

"Oskar and and his bear Theodore must save the day when an angry monster barges into the library...and thinks it's an all-you-can-eat buffet!"--

Jun 29, 2016
Near, far by Borando, Silvia, artist.

Near, far

Abstract graphic forms create an exercise in visual perception, showing up-close images that gradually back away on sequential pages to enable young readers to guess what animals will be revealed.

Jun 29, 2016
My hand by Kitamura, Satoshi, author, illustrator.

My hand

Celebrates all of the things that hands can do, from painting, pushing, and patting, to enabling bad habits, like picking the nose.

Jun 29, 2016
My friend Maggie by Harrison, Hannah E, author, illustrator.

My friend Maggie

"Paula and Maggie are best friends until Paula starts playing with some new friends instead, but when her new playmates turn on her, it's Maggie who rushes to Paula's defense"--

Jun 29, 2016
My dad used to be so cool by Negley, Keith, author, illustrator.

My dad used to be so cool

A young boy tries to imagine his dad as the cool guy who once played in a band, rode a motorcycle, and got tattoos before he became a father.

Jun 29, 2016
Maybe Mother Goose by Codell, Esmé Raji, 1968- author.

Maybe Mother Goose

Children at a school learn some of Mother Goose's famous nursery rhymes, but with a quirky twist on each.

Jun 29, 2016
Max and Ruby's preschool pranks by Wells, Rosemary, author.

Max and Ruby's preschool pranks

"Max's big sister Ruby and her best friend Louise play school with their younger siblings"--

Jun 29, 2016
Louise and Andie - the art of friendship by Light, Kelly, 1970- author, iillustrator.

Louise and Andie - the art of friendship

"Louise has a new neighbor, the creative and offbeat Andie--but can they overcome their differences and be friends?"--

Jun 29, 2016
I'm a girl! by Ismail, Yasmeen, author, illustrator.

I'm a girl!

When a rough and tumble little girl, who is sometimes mistaken for a boy, meets a boy who likes wearing princess dresses and playing with dolls, a wonderful friendship is born.

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