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I don't want to be a frog by Petty, Dev, author.

I don't want to be a frog

A frog who yearns to be any animal that's cute and warm discovers that being wet, slimy, and full of bugs has its advantages.

Feb 28, 2015
How to catch a star by Jeffers, Oliver.

How to catch a star

Eager to have a star of his own, a boy devises imaginative ways of catching one.

Feb 25, 2015
How do dinosaurs stay safe? by Yolen, Jane, author.

How do dinosaurs stay safe?

A young dinosaur takes precautions in order to stay safe throughout the day, both at home and at play.

Feb 28, 2015
Hoot owl, master of disguise by Taylor, Sean, 1965- author.

Hoot owl, master of disguise

Hoot owl flies through the night and assumes numerous disguises in order to catch a meal.

Feb 28, 2015
Hooray for spring! by Alexander, Louise (Louise Shirreffs), 1979- author.

Hooray for spring!

"Join Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, and the rest of the ponies as they celebrate the beginning of spring! It's time to clear away the clouds, plant flower seeds, and wake up hibernating critters"--

Feb 28, 2015
Home by Ellis, Carson, 1975- author, illustrator.


A whimsical tribute to the myriad possibilities of home depicts homes in different real-world environments as well as fantastical settings.

Feb 28, 2015
Have You Seen My Monster? by Light, Steven

Have You Seen My Monster?

Feb 28, 2015
Harlem Renaissance party by Ringgold, Faith, author, illustrator.

Harlem Renaissance party

Lonnie and his uncle journey back in time to the Harlem Renaissance.

Feb 25, 2015
Gus by Dunrea, Olivier.


"Meet Gus, a gosling who likes to be by himself. But when his adventures lead him to a turtle's nest, he's in for some unexpected companionship!"--

Feb 28, 2015
Guardian of dreams - a bedtime story by Torrel, Wendy, author.

Guardian of dreams - a bedtime story

Short fable about a rabbit who wakens from a nightmare and is unable to go back to sleep. Through the advice of the dream guardian, a horse, the rabbit discovers a remedy for his sleepless state.

Feb 28, 2015
Green is a chile pepper - a book of colors by Thong, Roseanne, author.

Green is a chile pepper - a book of colors

A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her Hispanic American neighborhood.

Feb 28, 2015
Goodnight already! by John, Jory.

Goodnight already!

Bear has never been so tired but his next-door neighbor, a wide-awake duck, keeps disturbing his sleep.

Feb 28, 2015
Gobblings by Roth, Matthue. author.


Herbie is lonely. His parents moved to a space station in the middle of nowhere, and there's nothing to do. He spends a lot of time wandering in the ship's ventilator shafts, and if he wants to have any friends, he has to build them out of spare parts. Deep inside the ship, Herbie discovers that a herd of gobblings have landed--monsters who float through space and love to eat metal. And the closest and biggest hunk of metal is the space station they live on. The gobblings are crawling thougho

Feb 28, 2015
Glamourpuss by Weeks, Sarah.


Glamourpuss loves being the center of attention. So when an unwelcome guest (a dog, no less!) steals the spotlight with some tasteless bow-wowing and undignified tail-wagging, Glamourpuss worries that she's going to fall out of fashion. Is there room for only one superstar in this mansion? When Glamourpuss makes her most majestic move to find out, the result is pure purrfection.

Feb 28, 2015
Froggy's birthday wish by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Froggy's birthday wish

"It's Froggy's birthday, but no one has remembered. His parents don't seem to realize it's his special day, and none of his friends are at home to wish him a happy birthday. Will Froggy celebrate his birthday all alone? Has everyone really forgotten?"--

Feb 28, 2015
Finding spring by Berger, Carin, author, illustrator.

Finding spring

Too excited to hibernate through his first winter, a bear cub tries to find spring.

Feb 28, 2015
Fetch by Hurley, Jorey.


Illustrations and simple text follow a dog as it chases a ball at the beach.

Feb 28, 2015
Everyone poops by Gomi, Tarō, author.

Everyone poops

Explains the hows, whys and wherefores of defecation.

Feb 28, 2015
Everybody sleeps (but not Fred) by Schneider, Josh, 1980- author, illustrator.

Everybody sleeps (but not Fred)

Allthough animals everywhere are sleeping, a youngster with an active imagination and a hefty to-do list resists bedtime with adventurous flair.

Feb 28, 2015
Everybody says shalom by Kimmelman, Leslie, author.

Everybody says shalom

A tour of Israel profiles such sites as the Old City of Jerusalem, modern Tel Aviv, and the Biblical Zoo while introducing the region's diverse cultures and customs.

Feb 28, 2015