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I'm my own dog by Stein, David Ezra, author, illustrator.

I'm my own dog

A dog without a human companion fetches his own slippers and curls up at his own feet but cannot reach a certain itchy spot in the middle of his back, compelling him to leash a poor lonely human who will loyally offer a helpful scratch.

Aug 23, 2014
The pandas and their chopsticks - and other animals stories by Demi, author, illustrator.

The pandas and their chopsticks - and other animals stories

Presents ten animal stories, each containing a moral lesson, including the importance of being humble, the dangers of being too proud, the importance of generosity and sharing, and how everyone, no matter how small, has a part to play in life.

Aug 23, 2014
Mrs. Millie goes to Philly! by Cox, Judy.

Mrs. Millie goes to Philly!

Students enjoy their teacher's silly misuse of words during a class field trip to Philadelphia.

Aug 23, 2014
Tyrannosaurus Wrecks! by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta.

Tyrannosaurus Wrecks!

"All the dinosaurs play nicely, except Tyrannosaurus Wrecks"--

Aug 23, 2014
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown by Schulz, Charles M.

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Aug 23, 2014
If an armadillo went to a restaurant by Fischer, Ellen, 1947-

If an armadillo went to a restaurant

Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore what various animals, from an armadillo in an underground restaurant to a wallaby in a sandwich shop, might choose to eat.

Aug 23, 2014
Pete the Cat and the new guy by Dean, Kim, 1969-

Pete the Cat and the new guy

Pete the Cat and his animal friends welcome Gus the Platypus, who discovers his own special talent.

Aug 23, 2014
Who's next door by Kishira, Mayuko.

Who's next door

Aug 23, 2014
Tuck-in time by Gerber, Carole.

Tuck-in time

At bedtime, a parent carefully checks baby's body from head to toe, encouraging gentle play.

Aug 23, 2014
Shivery shades of Halloween - a spooky book of colors by Siddals, Mary McKenna, author.

Shivery shades of Halloween - a spooky book of colors

Introduces colors to young readers, in spooky scenes with rhyming text featuring a little monster on a Halloween adventure, including haunted halls, a moonlit forest, and a pumpkin patch.

Aug 23, 2014
Roland Humphrey is wearing a what? by Kiernan-Johnson. Eileen.

Roland Humphrey is wearing a what?

Roland Humphrey is a little boy who likes sparkly things and bright colors. He likes both sports and ballet, and doesn't understand why girls can like both but not boys. Will he bow to peer pressure, or follow his heart and be the authentic Roland Humphrey?

Aug 23, 2014
Small Blue and the deep dark night by Davis, Jon (Illustrator) author, illustrator.

Small Blue and the deep dark night

Small Blue is afraid that all sorts of frightening things are lurking in the dark, but as Big Brown takes her through a dark house to warm some milk, he suggests preposterous alternatives.

Aug 23, 2014
Miss Brooks' Story Nook by Bottner, Barbara, author.

Miss Brooks' Story Nook

A school librarian encourages her students to make up stories, and teaches a lesson about bullying in the process.

Aug 23, 2014
Bear Sees Colors by Wilson, Karma/ Chapman, Jane (ILT)

Bear Sees Colors

Aug 23, 2014
Spider sandwiches by Freedman, Claire.

Spider sandwiches

Monster Max will feast on anything crawly, creepy, hairy, and sticky, but his favorite snack is squirmy spider sandwiches.

Aug 23, 2014
The storm whale by Davies, Benji, author, illustrator.

The storm whale

"Every day, in a house by the sea, a little boy watches his father leave for a long day's work. One night, a great storm washes a small whale onto the beach. The boy discovers the whale is a good listener. The father discovers the boy is lonely. Together, they return the whale to the sea. And from that day on, the boy learns that the father can be a good listener too"--

Aug 23, 2014
Wednesday by Bertier, Anne.


"Wednesday is about Little Round and Big Square, two friends that get together to play every Wednesday"--

Aug 23, 2014
Wazdot? by Slack, Michael H., 1969- author, illustrator.


An alien is mystified by the sights and sounds of Earth, but a decoder beam helps identify such oddities as a pig, vegetables, and a tractor.

Aug 23, 2014
Copycat bear! by Sandall, Ellie, author, illustrator.

Copycat bear!

"Mango the bird has a 'ginormous' bear friend named Blue. To Mango's annoyance, Blue copies everything Mango does. One day, Mango has had enough of Blue's copying and flies off in a huff. But once she's on her own, she finds herself thinking only of Blue"--

Aug 23, 2014
Abigail by Rayner, Catherine, author, illustrator.


Abigail the giraffe wants to count the spots on her animal friends, Ladybug, Zebra, and Cheetah, but when they move too fast for counting, Abigail comes up with a new plan.

Aug 23, 2014