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Roger is reading a book by Van Biesen, Koen, 1964- author, illustrator.

Roger is reading a book

"Roger wants some peace and quiet so he can read his book, but his neighbor Emily has some hobbies of her own -- very loud ones!"--

Aug 27, 2015
Ready for school, Murphy? by Murphy, Brendan, 1963- author, illustrator.

Ready for school, Murphy?

Murphy is full of excuses for staying home from school but his father has a cure for each of them until Murphy finally gives in--and Dad reminds him it is Saturday.

Aug 27, 2015
Power down, Little Robot by Staniszewski, Anna.

Power down, Little Robot

"It's time to power down for the night, but Little Robot isn't ready! He quickly opens his stalling program. Luckily, Mom Unit knows exactly how to get him into his sleep module"--

Aug 27, 2015
The perfect hug by Walsh, Joanna.

The perfect hug

In simple rhyming text the reader will explore many different kinds of hugs in the search for the perfect one.

Aug 27, 2015
Over there by Pilcher, Steve, author, illustrator.

Over there

When Shredder, a little shrew who lives alone, overcomes his worry and sets out to explore what lies beyond the forest, he finds himself in trouble and discovers a new friend.

Aug 27, 2015
The monkey and the bee by Bloom, C. P., author.

The monkey and the bee

"The monkey has finally gotten his banana, but now a bumble bee wants a bite. The monkey tries to swat away the bee, but in the process finds himself with a bigger problem on his hands. Will the monkey and the bee be able to work together and become friends?"--

Aug 27, 2015
Mia's thumb by Stille, Ljuba, author, illustrator.

Mia's thumb

Mia's family members, from her brother to her grandparents, try all they can think of to get her to stop sucking her thumb.

Aug 27, 2015
Mr. Happy and Miss Grimm by Schneider, Antonie, author.

Mr. Happy and Miss Grimm

When Mr. Happy moves next door to Miss Grimm and begins planting gardens and making friendly gestures, Miss Grimm is not pleased but soon, she feels something strange taking over her bleak little house.

Aug 27, 2015
That's Not Mine by Kang, Anna/ Weyant, Christopher (ILT)

That's Not Mine

Aug 27, 2015
On the Ball by Pinkney, J. Brian/ Pinkney, J. Brian (ILT)

On the Ball

Aug 27, 2015
Pepper & Poe by Preston-Gannon, Frann, author.

Pepper & Poe

Pepper is an old cat used to his normal routine in the house that he rules until a new kitty named Poe comes along and starts messing up everything.

Aug 26, 2015
The great and mighty Nikko! - a bilingual counting book by Garza, Xavier, author, artist.

The great and mighty Nikko! - a bilingual counting book

"Nikko's mother wants him to stop jumping on his bed, but he's not jumping on his bed, as he tried to convince her. Instead there are luchadors, masked wrestlers, trying to fight him one at a time. In the end, of course, Nikko is the winner: the great and mighty Nikko!"--

Aug 25, 2015
The Wonderful Things You Will Be - A Growing-up Poem by Martin, Emily

The Wonderful Things You Will Be - A Growing-up Poem

Aug 25, 2015
Tucky Jo and Little Heart by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

Tucky Jo and Little Heart

A fifteen-year-old soldier in World War II meets a sweet young girl in the Philippines who helps him remember what he is fighting for as he helps her and others of her village avoid starvation, and many years later she returns his kindness.

Aug 25, 2015
Leo - a ghost story by Barnett, Mac, author.

Leo - a ghost story

Leo is a friendly house ghost--but when a family moves into his house, and tries to get rid of him, he leaves and roams the city looking for a friend.

Aug 25, 2015
There was an old dragon who swallowed a knight by Klostermann, Penny Parker.

There was an old dragon who swallowed a knight

In this variation on the traditional cumulative rhyme, a greedy, hungry dragon eventually learns moderation.

Aug 25, 2015
Your alien by Sauer, Tammi, author.

Your alien

When a little boy meets a stranded alien child, the two quickly become friends, but at bedtime, the alien suddenly grows very sad, and the boy tries to figure out what his new friend needs to be happy again.

Aug 25, 2015