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Start your engines - 5-minute stories. by

Start your engines - 5-minute stories.

A lively collection of free-wheeling fun, this jam-packed treasury features ten stories about bikes, cars, trains, and machines that can each be read aloud in five minutes flat. Whether they prefer semi trucks, tanker trucks, pickup trucks, or tow trucks, when on-the-go kids need a break from the hustle and bustle this story time collection is there to give them a lift!

Jan 25, 2015
Halloween scare in Indiana by James, Eric.

Halloween scare in Indiana

A fun and funny Halloween romp for children and parents alike! It's Halloween night, and creatures and critters from near and far are starting to gather outside the front door. And now here comes a whole army of monsters, on broomsticks, buses, and bikes, all clamoring in the darkness. What is it they want? Are they coming for you? This humorous, creative story is the perfect Halloween adventure for children and parents to share.

Jan 25, 2015
Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise by Taylor, Sean/ Jullien, Jean (ILT)

Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise

Jan 25, 2015
Home by Ellis, Carson

Home

Jan 25, 2015
Here is the baby by Kanevsky, Polly.

Here is the baby

Follows a day in the life of a baby as he wakes up to the morning sun, has breakfast, goes with his father to the library and the grocery store, plays, has dinner, and finally goes to bed.

Jan 25, 2015
Happiness is ... by Pfister, Marcus, author.

Happiness is ...

Two mice share moments of happiness throughout the year, from winter snowflakes melting on their tongues to jumping in a pile of autumn leaves.

Jan 25, 2015
Hands say love by Shannon, George.

Hands say love

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal that hands, as they carry out ordinary tasks, are also showing love.

Jan 25, 2015
The green sea turtle by Müller, Isabel (Illustrator), author, illustrator.

The green sea turtle

Follows one green sea turtle for twenty years as it travels around the Indian Ocean and returns to its birthplace on Raine Island to lay eggs that will produce a new generation of sea turtles.

Jan 25, 2015
The great Thanksgiving escape by Fearing, Mark, author.

The great Thanksgiving escape

It's another Thanksgiving at Grandma's. Gavin expects a long day of boredom and being pestered by distantly related toddlers, but his cousin Rhonda has a different idea: make a break for it - out of the kids' room to the swing set in the backyard! Gavin isn't so sure, especially when they encounter vicious guard dogs (in homemade sweaters), a hallway full of overly affectionate aunts, and worse yet, the great wall of butts! Will they manage to avoid the obstacles and find some fun before turkey

Jan 25, 2015
The Gobblings by Roth, Matthue/ Eason, Rohan Daniel (ILT)

The Gobblings

Jan 25, 2015
Snowman's story by Hillenbrand, Will, illustrator, author.

Snowman's story

"One wintry day, a hat lands on the head of a newly made snowman and brings him to life. Hiding inside the hat is a rabbit, who listens to the snowman read a story to some animal friends. When the snowman falls asleep, the rabbit hops away with the book. But the snowman isn't about to let his story--or the mischievous rabbit--get away. The chase is on!"--Amazon website.

Jan 25, 2015
I Don't Want to Be a Frog by Petty, Dev/ Boldt, Mike (ILT)

I Don't Want to Be a Frog

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

How do dinosaurs stay safe?

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

Jan 25, 2015
Field-trip fiasco by Danneberg, Julie, 1958- author.

Field-trip fiasco

Mrs. Hartwell is taking her class on a field trip to the zoo, and because of the fiasco last time she has prepared a list of tips to deal with anticipated disasters--but will they work?

Jan 25, 2015
Curious George - windy delivery by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.

Curious George - windy delivery

Curious George and his friend Bill need to have one more day of perfect newspaper deliveries in order to win the town's Golden Pouch award. But how will they make their deliveries on time in the wind and snow?

Jan 25, 2015
Ewe and Aye by Ryan, Candace.

Ewe and Aye

Ewe and Aye are very different but both dream of flying, so when Ewe's love of wheels and Aye's knowledge of wings come together they finally get off the ground.

Jan 25, 2015
The duke who outlawed jelly beans - and other stories by Valentine, Johnny.

The duke who outlawed jelly beans - and other stories

A collection of five fairy tales about children with gay parents.

Jan 25, 2015
Madame Martine by Brannen, Sarah S., author, illustrator.

Madame Martine

On a chase to retrieve her new dog, a longtime resident of Paris ascends the Eiffel Tower for the first time, discovering how much beauty she has been missing all these years and deciding to try something new each week.

Jan 25, 2015
Daddy hugs by Tafuri, Nancy.

Daddy hugs

Various young woodland animals describe, in their own unique ways, what they love most about hugs from their fathers. Includes a list of creatures hidden in the pictures for readers to find.

Jan 25, 2015
A wonderful year by Bruel, Nick, author, illustrator.

A wonderful year

"A picture book comically following one girl through each of the four seasons"--

Jan 25, 2015