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Duck & Goose go to the beach by Hills, Tad, author, illustrator.

Duck & Goose go to the beach

"Duck wants to go on an adventure. Goose doesn't. He doesn't see the point. After all, why would they go anywhere when they're happy right where they are? But then Goose sees the ocean and loves it. Who doesn't? Well, Duck, for one"--

Apr 23, 2014
The almost fearless Hamilton Squidlegger by Ering, Timothy Basil.

The almost fearless Hamilton Squidlegger

Hamilton Squidlegger is fearless! Well, almost. During the day he can best all the frackensnappers, skelecragons, and bracklesneeds in the swamp, but at night he quakes in terror. Will his father be able to help Hamilton remain fearless in his own mud all night?

Apr 23, 2014
Have you seen my dragon? by Light, Steve, author, illustrator.

Have you seen my dragon?

Invite young readers to practice counting to twenty while helping a small boy search the city for his pet dragon.

Apr 22, 2014
Winston & George by Miller, John, 1934-

Winston & George

Relates the special friendship between a rascally plover bird and a patient crocodile.

Apr 22, 2014
Camp Rex by Idle, Molly Schaar.

Camp Rex

Cordelia and her troup of dino-scouts enjoy a camping trip in the great outdoors.

Apr 22, 2014
Tyler Makes a Birthday Cake! by Florence, Tyler/ Frazier, Craig (ILT)

Tyler Makes a Birthday Cake!

Apr 22, 2014
Oliver's tree by Chase, Kit.

Oliver's tree

Oliver the elephant loves playing hide-and-seek but cannot tag his friends, Lulu and Charlie, when they hide in trees--their favorite spots--so they work together to find a tree where all three can play together.

Apr 20, 2014
Letter lunch by Gutiérrez, Elisa, 1972- author.

Letter lunch

Hoping for a tasty alphabet lunch, a hungry brother and sister forage for edible letters in their back yard, at the local market, and through the woods before cooking up a feast of vowel-seasoned consonants to share with friends.

Apr 20, 2014
The poem that will not end - fun with poetic forms and voices by Graham, Joan Bransfield, author.

The poem that will not end - fun with poetic forms and voices

Ryan O'Brian is riding a wave of inspiration with no shoreline in sigh--he can't STOP writing poetry. In the cafeteria with french fries. In the bathroom with toothpaste. Even on the soccer field with mud!

Apr 20, 2014
Splat! - starring the vole brothers by Schwartz, Roslyn, 1951-

Splat! - starring the vole brothers

The vole brothers encounter trouble when a passing pigeon drops a splat on them.

Apr 20, 2014
Slam! - a tale of consequences by Stower, Adam, author, illustrator.

Slam! - a tale of consequences

A heedless little boy and his dog slam the door as they run out to complete an errand, unknowingly dislodging a red ball that bounces through the neighborhood and triggers an escalating series of mishaps.

Apr 20, 2014
Sprout helps out by Winstead, Rosie, author, illustrator.

Sprout helps out

"Sprout loves to help her mom clean up around the house and take care of her baby sister, but she sometimes makes a bigger mess than she started with. Fortunately, Sprout has the best intentions and is so sweet that even Mama doesn't mind"--

Apr 20, 2014
Thomas the toadilly terrible bully by Levy, Janice.

Thomas the toadilly terrible bully

After feeling ignored in his new town, a young toad tries to act like a bully but learns the value of being a good friend instead.

Apr 19, 2014
Share by Garland, Sally Anne, author, illustrator.


"When Bunny's little cousin visits, her mother tells her over and over that she must share. But her cousin wants to do everything Bunny does. He wants to play with Bunny's bear, but he pokes and pulls little Ted. He wants to play dress-up, but he spills Bunny's beads all over the floor. Bunny tries to watch TV, but he blocks her view of the screen, and when Bunny tries to paint, he scribbles all over her artwork! But by the end, an exasperated Bunny discovers the real value of sharing. As Bunny'

Apr 19, 2014
Ready and waiting for you by Moreillon, Judi.

Ready and waiting for you

"Warm and friendly characters welcome a new student to the first day of school"--

Apr 19, 2014
The new arrival by Nastanlieva, Vanya.

The new arrival

When a hedgehog named Sam settles into his new home in the forest, there's one important thing missing--will he find new friends there to welcome him?

Apr 19, 2014
Going places by Reynolds, Peter H., 1961- author, illustrator.

Going places

Rafael has looked forward to the Going Places contest and builds his go-cart from a kit in record time, but his neighbor, Maya, has a much more interesting and creative idea for her entry and Rafael decides to help.

Apr 19, 2014
Bear's big bottom by Smallman, Steve.

Bear's big bottom

"Bear was friendly. Bear was sweet. He was the nicest bear you'd ever meet! He had little paws and little feet and a very big bottom, which gets him into big trouble. Can he ever make it up to his friends?"--From publisher's description.

Apr 19, 2014
Cuckoo! by Roberton, Fiona, author, illustrator.


When Cuckoo hatches and does not speak the same language as the rest of his family, he bravely sets out to find someone who can understand him.

Apr 19, 2014
Coyote run by Dorémus, Gaëtan, 1976- author, illustrator.

Coyote run

Apr 19, 2014