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Stick and Stone by Ferry, Beth.

Stick and Stone

Stick and Stone are both lonely until Pinecone's teasing causes one to stick up for the other, and a solid friendship is formed.

May 29, 2016
Stormy night by Yoon, Salina, author, illustrator.

Stormy night

Bear is frightened by a storm, but singing to his toy, Floppy, and being with his parents helps comfort him until the storm goes to sleep, and so does he.

May 29, 2016
Strong As a Bear by Stangl, Katrin (ILT)

Strong As a Bear

May 29, 2016
Superhero dad by Knapman, Timothy, author.

Superhero dad

Dad might not have a superhero mask or wear his pants outside his trousers, but his super snores can be heard a thousand miles away, he tells super jokes and can even make super-scary monsters go away at bedtime.

May 29, 2016
The airport book by Brown, Lisa, 1972- author.

The airport book

"An exploratory journey through the airport."--

May 29, 2016
The animals' ark by Dubuc, Marianne, 1980-

The animals' ark

A secular re-telling of the story of Noah's Ark. The animals are trapped on a hill and rescued by Noah. Most of the story describes how the animals pass the time on the ark, until they find land and a rainbow appears. Noah sails away and the animals say thank-you.

May 29, 2016
The bell in the bridge by Kooser, Ted, author.

The bell in the bridge

When Charlie visits his hardworking grandparents in the summer, he often is left to himself, and he is lonely. So he goes out to play by the stream, with a tin can for tadpoles, a special weed-whacking stick, and stones to drop from the iron bridge. One day he notices that when he strikes the bridge with a big stone, it rings with a bong like a church bell and echoes into the valley. And sometimes a faint, very distant, different-sounding bong comes back. Is it an echo of an echo? Or could someo

May 29, 2016
The blobfish book by Olien, Jessica, author, illustrator.

The blobfish book

"Did you know that the deepest parts of the ocean are over one mile deep|too far down for any sunlight to reach? That|s where Blobfish lives. But this book isn|t about Blobfish...or is it?"--Publisher.

May 29, 2016
The chameleon that saved Noah's ark by Molchadsky, Yael, author.

The chameleon that saved Noah's ark

"Noah and his family take care of all the animals on the ark, but do not know what to feed the chameleons"--

May 29, 2016
The complete cloudy with a chance of meatballs / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Pickles to Pittsburgh by Barrett, Judi.

The complete cloudy with a chance of meatballs / Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Pickles to Pittsburgh

Presents two works in which life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup, snows mashed potatoes, and blows hamburgers, and while Granpa is on vacation, Kate dreams about Chewandswallow and the fate of its falling food.

May 25, 2016
The complete Cloudy with a chance of meatballs by Barrett, Judi.

The complete Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

The Town of Chewandswallow is very much like any other tiny town, except for its weather. It never rains rain and it never snows snow and it never blows just wind. It rains things like soup and juice. It snows things like mashed potatoes and popcorn. And sometimes the wind blows in storms of hamburgers. Life for the townspeople of Chewandswallow is delicious! Delicious, that is, until the weather takes a sudden turn for the worse in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. The town is suddenly plagued

May 29, 2016
The dead bird by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author.

The dead bird

When they find a dead bird, a group of children bury it in the woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave.

May 29, 2016
The dead bird by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author.

The dead bird

When they find a dead bird, a group of children bury it in the woods, sing a song to it, and put flowers on the grave.

May 25, 2016
The fairiest fairy by Booth, Anne (Children's fiction writer), author.

The fairiest fairy

Poor Betty! She's always getting into messy muddles. She can't paint a rainbow or scatter dewdrops and her pirouettes are, well, pretty precarious. You see, with so many animals to rescue and friends to help, there's just no time for Betty to practice all the things a fairy should. But when it comes to the Fairy Ball, Betty's friends return her gifts of kindness and it becomes clear who is actually the fairiest fairy of them all.

May 29, 2016
The girl who saved Yesterday by Lester, Julius, author.

The girl who saved Yesterday

Silence, sent on a mysterious mission by the ancient trees that raised her after she was sent away from her village, reconnects the villagers with their forgotten ancestors.

May 29, 2016
The grumpy pets by Lombardi, Kristine A., author, illustrator.

The grumpy pets

"Billy is a grumpy boy who's not like the other kids. His mother takes him and his sister, Sara, to the animal shelter one Saturday in hope of cheering him up. But the pets he sees are too happy for his taste. Then he finds the grumpy pets..."--

May 29, 2016
The legend of sea glass by Noble, Trinka Hakes, author.

The legend of sea glass

"An original legend explaining the origin of sea glass, those small pieces of colored glass found and collected on beaches. This tale attributes it to the tears of mermaids, weeping for lives lost at sea"--

May 29, 2016
The lion inside by Bright, Rachel, author.

The lion inside

A little mouse decides to seek lessons in roaring from the mighty lion--who happens to be afraid of mice--and the two become good friends.

May 29, 2016
The moon's almost here by MacLachlan, Patricia, author.

The moon's almost here

Illustrations and rhyming text follow an assortment of creatures as they make their way to a nest, the shore, or a porch while the day comes to an end and the moon begins to rise.

May 29, 2016
The mouse who reached the sky by Horáček, Petr, author, illustrator.

The mouse who reached the sky

Unable to reach the beautiful red ball in the sky by herself, Mouse seeks the help of her friends Mole and Rabbit.

May 24, 2016