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100 things that make me happy by Schwartz, Amy, author, illustrator.

100 things that make me happy

Lists a wide variety of items, from red socks to peekaboo, that can make one happy.

Nov 21, 2014
A hero's journey by Pendergrass, Daphne, adapter.

A hero's journey

"Manolo Sanchez comes from a family of champion bullfighters, but he would rather play music than fight bulls. Manolo Sanchez must find the courage to save his town" -- Provided from publisher,

Nov 27, 2014
A letter for Leo by Ruzzier, Sergio, author, illustrator.

A letter for Leo

When Leo, a weasel mailman, rescues a young bird that was separated from his flock, the two become friends and Leo's dream of one day receiving a letter of his own may finally come true.

Nov 27, 2014
A new friend for Marmalade by Reynolds, Alison, 1962- author.

A new friend for Marmalade

Best friends Ella, Maddy, and Marmalade the cat have different reactions when neighbor Toby comes over to play with them.

Nov 27, 2014
A piece of cake by Pham, LeUyen, author, illustrator.

A piece of cake

Mouse has baked a special treat for Little Bird's birthday, but delivering it to his friend isn't easy--not when everyone he meets along the way offers to trade something for a piece of cake.

Nov 27, 2014
All aboard! by Dotlich, Rebecca Kai.

All aboard!

"Illustrations and rhyming text show two boys who meet on a train ride--as they pass through various landscapes and by other hard-working trains--on their way to camp"--

Nov 27, 2014
Angelina's big city ballet by Holabird, Katharine.

Angelina's big city ballet

Angelina goes to the most famous city in Mouseland to perform at the Big Cheese Dance Show with her cousin Jeanie, but the two clash over whether tap or ballet is better.

Nov 27, 2014
Arto's big move by Arnaldo, Monica, author, illustrator.

Arto's big move

Having lived in the cold, snowy North his entire life, Arto is upset about moving to the South when his mother gets a new job, until he makes a friend who teaches him that adapting to his surroundings might not be such a bad idea.

Nov 27, 2014
Bad dog, Flash by Paul, Ruth, author, illustrator.

Bad dog, Flash

"When it comes to mischief, there are some things Flash just can't resist. From shoes to sticks and mud to licks, Flash gets into all kinds of trouble that elicits some (tough) love from from his owners. But as all dog lovers know, you can only scold your puppy for so long--and then it's back to giving them lots of love and affection"--

Nov 27, 2014
Beautiful moon - a child's prayer by Bolden, Tonya.

Beautiful moon - a child's prayer

"Under a radiant moon and surrounded by all the noises of the city at night, a little boy prays for those in need, for wars to end, for the sick to be healed, and for all the members of his family"--

Nov 27, 2014
Before after by Ramstein, Anne-Margot, author.

Before after

"Everyone knows that a tiny acorn grows into a mighty oak and a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. But in this clever, visually enchanting volume, it's also true that a cow can result in both a bottle of milk and a painting of a cow, and an ape in a jungle may become an urban King Kong. Just as day turns into night and back again, a many-tiered cake is both created and eaten down to a single piece. With simple, graphic illustrations sure to appeal to even the youngest of children, this beautiful r

Nov 21, 2014
Best friend trouble by Itani, Frances, 1942- author.

Best friend trouble

After a fight with her best friend, Lizzy, Hanna learns how to see things from another person's perspective.

Nov 27, 2014
Blizzard by Rocco, John, author, illustrator.


"After a massive blizzard, a boy becomes a hero when he manages to walk to the local store and bring supplies back to his neighborhood which has been snowed in for days. Based on the author's childhood experience"--

Nov 27, 2014
Bow-Wow's nightmare neighbors by Newgarden, Mark, author.

Bow-Wow's nightmare neighbors

"Bow-Wow, an expressive dog, tangles with some unruly neighbors in this wordless, spooky Halloween picture book"--

Nov 27, 2014
Cat & Dog by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.

Cat & Dog

Dog takes care of a trio of kittens when their mother, Cat, gets trapped in a fisherman's van while trying to find breakfast.

Nov 27, 2014
Chik chak Shabbat by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Chik chak Shabbat

Every Saturday in the apartment building, Goldie Simcha welcomes everyone in for her famous cholent and Shabbat meal. What happens when Goldie is feeling too sick on Friday to cook?

Nov 27, 2014
Coming home by Ruth, Greg, author, illustrator.

Coming home

Follows the emotions of a young boy as he waits at an airport for a family member to return home from serving in the military.

Nov 27, 2014
Dojo daycare by Tougas, Chris, author, illustrator.

Dojo daycare

One morning, six young ninjas are dropped off at Dojo Daycare. As soon as their ninja moms and ninja dads have left: KABOOM! KAPOW! The ninja boys and girls kick, push, punch, and quickly turn the place upside down in a full-blown ninja riot. Try as he might, the hapless master can't control the children, and the disaster plays out through lunchtime and story time. No one heeds the master's repeated mantra of honor, kindness, and respect-- until one little ninja steps up and rallies his ninja pa

Nov 27, 2014
Dragon's extraordinary egg by Gliori, Debi.

Dragon's extraordinary egg

A dragon finds an abandoned egg and lovingly raises the hatchling as her own, although Little One is very different from the baby dragons, and when disaster strikes it is the small, feathered hatchling that saves the day.

Nov 27, 2014
Ed Emberley's bye-bye, big bad bullybug! by Emberley, Ed.

Ed Emberley's bye-bye, big bad bullybug!

Die-cut pages reveal the scary and mean parts of a bullybug as it prepares to attack some itty-bitty baby bugs, but a rescuer arrives on the scene before the bully can make good on its threats.

Nov 27, 2014