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Two white rabbits by Buitrago, Jairo, author.

Two white rabbits

A young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the U.S. border. They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn't know where they are going. She counts the animals by the road, the clouds in the sky, the stars. Sometimes she sees soldiers. She sleeps, dreaming that she is always on the move, although sometimes they are forced to stop and her father has to earn more money before they can continue their jour

Nov 21, 2015
What the dinosaurs did last night - a very messy adventure by Tuma, Refe.

What the dinosaurs did last night - a very messy adventure

Photographs and simple text reveal the mischief toy dinosaurs get into all night long, from knocking over potted plants to painting on walls.

Nov 21, 2015
Very little Cinderella by Heapy, Teresa, author.

Very little Cinderella

Cinderella is a precocious toddler who is upset when her ugly sisters are off to a party without her, but her babysitter, a fairy godmother, comes to her rescue and takes her to the ball in a blue dress.

Nov 21, 2015
Archie the daredevil penguin by Rash, Andy, author, illustrator.

Archie the daredevil penguin

Archie has no fear except a secret one--the ocean and the creatures that lurk in it--so he tries over and over to invent a way to fly to Iceberg Nine, where his fellow penguins are having a fish fry.

Nov 21, 2015
Too many toys! by Deedman, Heidi, author, illustrator.

Too many toys!

"Ever since Lulu was a little baby, she has had Jupiter--her lovely, cuddly, most-favorite-ever teddy bear. But with each new birthday, she gets new toys. And with every passing Christmas, more new toys. Very soon, Lulu can barely fit in her own bed, and poor Jupiter feels very left out. Lulu simply has too many toys! So she decides to throw a very special party--a party for all her toys and all her friends!"--Dust jacket flap.

Nov 21, 2015
The bear report by Heder, Thyra, author, illustrator.

The bear report

Sophie is uninterested in writing a research report on polar bears until a polar bear named Olafur swoops her away to the Arctic, where she learns all about the playful bear's habits and habitat, from glacier mice to Northern Lights.

Nov 21, 2015
Shark Detective! by Olien, Jessica, author, illustrator.

Shark Detective!

When Shark Detective finds a flier for a missing kitty, he sets out to discover what may have happened to the missing pet.

Nov 21, 2015
Robo-Sauce by Rubin, Adam, 1983-


A special sauce turns a boy into a robot, and he then transforms everyone and everything into robots, including the book.

Nov 21, 2015
The power of Henry's imagination by Byrne, Skye, author.

The power of Henry's imagination

When Henry's beloved stuffed rabbit, Raspberry, goes missing, he enlists his whole family to help him search for the missing toy. But Raspberry can't be found. Then Henry's grandfather suggests that Henry use his imagination to find his rabbit. Will the power of Henry's imagination bring Raspberry back? Or is Raspberry gone for good?

Nov 21, 2015
Oskar and the eight blessings by Simon, Richard, 1959-

Oskar and the eight blessings

A young Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany arrives in New York City on the seventh night of Hanukkah and receives small acts of kindness while exploring the city.

Nov 21, 2015
One day, the end - short, very short, shorter-than-ever stories by Dotlich, Rebecca Kai, author.

One day, the end - short, very short, shorter-than-ever stories

A little girl tells very short stories about herself, but her full adventures are revealed in the artwork.

Nov 21, 2015
How to share with a bear by Pinder, Eric, 1970- author.

How to share with a bear

One cold day, Thomas builds a cave of pillows and blankets where he can read, but when he goes to get a flashlight, a young "bear" goes inside and nothing Thomas does discourages the bear from being near him.

Nov 21, 2015
How the sun got to Coco's house by Graham, Bob, 1942- author, illustrator.

How the sun got to Coco's house

The sun makes its journey across the world to Coco's house to wake her up and follow her through another day.

Nov 21, 2015
A guide to sisters by Metcalf, Paula.

A guide to sisters

A big sister explains all there is to know about little sisters, divided into such categories as Fun and Games, Style, and Sharing.

Nov 21, 2015
A friend in the wild by Dougherty, Brandi, author.

A friend in the wild

What if the cataclysmic asteroid that forever changed life on Earth actually missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Inspired by Pixar Animation Studios latest film, The Good Dinosaur, this jacketed picture book features everyone's favorite new prehistoric characters and is complemented by stunning original artwork.

Nov 21, 2015
Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo and Flo! by Molk, Laurel, author.

Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo and Flo!

Based in a classic nursery rhyme, four mice brothers attempt to catch animals, only to lose track of their sister, Flo, in the process.

Nov 21, 2015
Cock-a-doodle-doo-bop! by Black, Michael Ian, 1971-


"When Mel the rooster gets tired of his boring old cock-a-doodle-doo he decides to shake things up with something brand new--the cock-a-doodle-doo-bop! But not everyone on the barnyard is a fan of the new tune"--

Nov 21, 2015
Beyond the pond by Kuefler, Joseph, author, illustrator.

Beyond the pond

A boy discovers that the pond in his backyard contains a whole world ready to be explored.

Nov 21, 2015
Maisy goes on a plane by Cousins, Lucy, author, illustrator.

Maisy goes on a plane

Maisy is off on a journey to see her friend Ella, but Ella lives such a long way away. Maisy must go by plane and what an exciting trip it is! As she makes her way through security and steps on board, Maisy peeks in at the captain: what a lot of lights and buttons it takes to make a plane go! Maisy soon makes friends with Mr Percy and Betsy; and after drinks, magazines and a tricky toilet stop, the journey is over in no time!

Nov 21, 2015
Snowy Sunday by Root, Phyllis, author.

Snowy Sunday

"One very snowy Sunday, snowflakes as big as balls of wool are falling on Bonnie Bumble's farm. The cow, the duck, the hens, and even Spot the dog are all shivery and cold. "This will never d-d-d-do," says Bonnie with chattering teeth. So she gets busy with needles and wool and knits and knits--hats and scarves, beak-warmers and tail-warmers. But how can she get the sun to make everyone warm and toasty again?" --

Nov 21, 2015