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The mixed-up truck by Savage, Stephen, author illustrator.

The mixed-up truck

"A little cement mixer learns that making mistakes isn't always a bad thing in this vehicle book"--

Jun 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.

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

The mouse who reached the sky

One morning, Little Mouse spots something red and shiny hanging from a branch. Too short to get it herself, she calls her friends Mole and Rabbit to help out. A delightful tale of teamwork and unexpected rewards.

Jun 23, 2016
The not so quiet library by OHora, Zachariah, author.

The not so quiet library

"Oskar and and his bear Theodore must save the day when an angry monster barges into the library...and thinks it's an all-you-can-eat buffet!"--

Jun 29, 2016
The not-so-faraway adventure by Larsen, Andrew, 1960- author.

The not-so-faraway adventure

"Theo's Poppa was an explorer. He had been everywhere. He kept an old trunk packed with the pictures, postcards, maps and menus that he had collected on his adventures. Someday, Theo wants to be an explorer, too. For now, it's Poppa's birthday, and Theo has planned a special trip to the beach with him to celebrate. They plot out their course on a map they've drawn and then take the streetcar to the local beach, where they stroll in the sand, hunt for stones and slurp gazpacho at the beachside re

Jun 29, 2016
The perfect dog by O'Malley, Kevin, 1961- author, illustrator.

The perfect dog

"A girl tries to pick the perfect dog for her, but in the end, the right dog picks her"--

Jun 25, 2016
The red apple by Oral, Feridun, author, illustrator.

The red apple

"On a cold winter's day, Rabbit leaves his burrow in search of food, but all he can find is a single red apple hanging far out of reach. Maybe his friend Mouse can help get it down for him. But Mouse can't climb that high. Nor can their friend Fox manage to reach it. It isn't until they accidentally wake Bear from her slumber that they all find a way to work together and fill their bellies"--Dust jacket flap.

Jun 29, 2016
The saddest toilet in the world by Apple, Sam, author.

The saddest toilet in the world

Danny would sit anywhere and everywhere: a comfy couch, a bean bag chair, his mom|s lap, a playground swing. The one place Danny wouldn|t sit? The toilet. When the pain of rejection becomes too much, the toilet does what any self-respecting toilet would do: He leaves home. In Sam Apple|s rollicking children|s book debut, with illustrations by Sam Ricks, it|s boy vs. bowl in a hilarious contest of wills.

Jun 29, 2016
The seven princesses by Coh, Smiljana.

The seven princesses

Once upon a time, there were seven princess sisters who did everything together, from horseback riding to jumping in royal leaf piles to throwing legendary pin~ata parties. But one day, they had the biggest fight in the entire history of princess fighting. There was no worse sound than the sound of this fight. Will the sisters ever find a way to fill their kingdom with sounds of laughter and playing again? Princesses of all sizes will royally delight in this modern-day fairy tale of sibling riva

Jun 29, 2016
The sleeping gypsy by Gerstein, Mordicai, author, illustrator.

The sleeping gypsy

"An imagined story about Henri Rousseau's famous painting tells why a lion and a gypsy are in the painting and a lizard, a rabbit, a turtle, and other animals are not"--

Jun 29, 2016
The sound of silence by Goldsaito, Katrina.

The sound of silence

Yoshio delights in the everyday sounds of Tokyo, but when a musician tells him that her favorite sound is ma, the Japanese word for silence, Yoshio sets out to hear this sound for himself among the hustle and bustle of the city. Includes information on the Japanese concept of ma.

Jun 29, 2016
The storm by Miyakoshi, Akiko, 1982- author.

The storm

"As this evocative picture book begins, a little boy is excited about a trip to the beach with his parents planned for the following day. But a bad storm is coming, and he has started to worry they won't be able to go. He watches as the sky grows darker through the afternoon. His mother and father close the shutters and bring the potted plants indoors. Then the storm arrives. “All through dinner, the rain beats hard against the shutters. The wind howls and blows,” the boy says. “I try not to be

Jun 29, 2016
The storyteller by Turk, Evan, author, illustrator.

The storyteller

In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

Jun 27, 2016
The storyteller by Turk, Evan, author, illustrator.

The storyteller

In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

Jun 29, 2016
The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read by Manley, Curtis/ Berube, Kate (ILT)

The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read

Jun 29, 2016
The truth about my unbelievable summer by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

The truth about my unbelievable summer

On his first day back from summer vacation, a boy tells his teacher about his epic, globe-spanning summer adventure.

Jun 29, 2016
The two Tims by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

The two Tims

Two Tims. Best friends. Forever?

Jun 24, 2016
The white book by Borando, Silvia, artist.

The white book

As a boy paints a room, he finds little surprises coming from the colored part of the wall.

Jun 29, 2016
There's a Bear on My Chair by Collins, Ross

There's a Bear on My Chair

Jun 29, 2016
This is our baby, born today by Bajaj, Varsha, author.

This is our baby, born today

"A baby elephant's birth is celebrated by its loving herd"--

Jun 29, 2016