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Samson in the snow by Stead, Philip Christian, author, illustrator. Samson in the snow

When friendly giant mammoth Samson falls asleep and wakes up in the middle of a blizzard, he finds and shelters a little red bird and a flower-loving mouse, beginning new friendships for all.

Sep 26, 2016
Rescue squad no. 9 by Austin, Mike, 1963- author, illustrator. Rescue squad no. 9

"A rescue squad saves a girl and her dog from their crashed sailboat during a storm"--

Sep 26, 2016
Teachers rock! by Parr, Todd, author, illustrator. Teachers rock!

A celebration of the ways in which teachers change the world, from encouraging creativity, to making students laugh, to helping them form friendships, always wanting everyone to succeed and making the classroom a great place to be.

Sep 26, 2016
A squiggly story by Larsen, Andrew, 1960- author. A squiggly story

A young boy wants to write a story, just like his big sister. But there's a problem, he tells her. Though he knows his letters, he doesn't know many words. His sister patiently explains, "Every story starts with a single word and every word starts with a single letter. Why don't you start there, with a letter?" So the boy tries. He writes a letter. An easy letter. The letter I. And from that one skinny letter, the story grows, and the little boy discovers that all of us, including him, have what

Sep 26, 2016
Yitzi and the giant menorah by Ungar, Richard, author. Yitzi and the giant menorah

When the people of Chelm receive a giant menorah as a gift from the mayor of Lublin, the villagers try to come up with a fitting way to thank the mayor, but it isn't until the last night of Hanukkah that young Yitzi comes up with the right idea.

Sep 26, 2016
A well-mannered young wolf by Leroy, Jean, 1975- author. A well-mannered young wolf

"A young wolf must fulfill his prey's last wishes before he devours them"--

Sep 26, 2016
Lucy and company by Dubuc, Marianne, 1980- Lucy and company

Sep 26, 2016
I want a bedtime story! by Ross, Tony, author, illustrator. I want a bedtime story!

The King is away on royal business and since no one is as good as her dad at telling bedtime stories, the palace maid shows the Little Princess how to read to herself by using the palace library.

Sep 26, 2016
Groovy Joe- Ice cream & dinosaurs by Litwin, Eric, author. Groovy Joe- Ice cream & dinosaurs

Groovy Joe is a fun-loving dog with a tub full of ice cream--which he shares with his unexpected dinosaur guests.

Sep 26, 2016
Good pirate by Winters, Kari-Lynn, 1969- author. Good pirate

The sea pup is still under pressure to fit in, this time by abandoning her love for fancy things. When the rest of the crew is captured by Captain Fishmonger's mangy pirate cats, Augusta gets the chance to show just what a well-dressed, sweet-smelling, clever pup can do.

Sep 26, 2016
Cat's colors by Anderson, Airlie, author, illustrator. Cat's colors

Cat spends the day collecting colors, and when she is finished something wonderful happens.

Sep 26, 2016
Buddy and Earl and the great big baby by Fergus, Maureen, author. Buddy and Earl and the great big baby

Mom's friend Mrs. Cunningham is coming for a visit, and she's bringing her baby! While Buddy tries to explain the ins and outs of babydom to Earl, neither of them is prepared for the chaos the small and adorable creature brings with it. When the baby manages to escape from its cage-- which Buddy gently suggests is really just a playpen-- it's up to our favorite odd couple to save the day.

Sep 26, 2016
Ada Twist, scientist by Beaty, Andrea, author. Ada Twist, scientist

Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world.

Sep 26, 2016
Calliou. Caillou goes to school by Calliou. Caillou goes to school

When Sarah's school has a little sister or brother day, Sarah decides to invite Caillou to spend the time with her class. Caillou packs his school bag and a lunch and is off to first grade. He feels like a big kid. Caillou's favorite things are recess, lunch hour and drawing on the blackboard. He doesn't enjoy all the bells and rules as much. Caillou may not be quite ready for school, but he is definitely ready for an afternoon nap.

Sep 26, 2016
Motor Miles by Burningham, John, author, illustrator. Motor Miles

Miles the dog is unruly and disobedient until Mr. Huddy makes him a car of his own, and he takes his owner Norman on driving adventures.

Sep 26, 2016
The monster next door by Soman, David, author, illustrator. The monster next door

"A boy has to find a way to resolve a neighborly dispute with the monster next door when the monster starts playing his tuba too loud"--

Sep 26, 2016
Miss Muffet, or what came after by Singer, Marilyn, author. Miss Muffet, or what came after

With the help of friendly spider Webster, aspiring violinists Patience Muffet and LIttle Bo-Peep find personal fulfillment in the court of Old King Cole.

Sep 26, 2016
Hand in hand by Wells, Rosemary, author, illustrator. Hand in hand

"This sweet and heartfelt picture book celebrates all that parents do with and for their children from the very beginning"--

Sep 26, 2016
Faraway fox by Thompson, Jolene. Faraway fox

A lonely fox roams the forest where he grew up, searching for his family and finding only strange creatures who stand on their hind legs, until, at last, he finds himself at home.

Sep 26, 2016
Everyone is yawning by Bijsterbosch, Anita, author, illustrator. Everyone is yawning

"It's time for bed! The kitten yawns. Look. I think it is tired. All the little animals yawn. And the little kid? Does the little kid yawn too? You'll find out as you lift-the-flaps in this surprising book. A sleepytime book filled with tired animals and friendly flaps"--Amazon.com.

Sep 26, 2016