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The construction crew by Meltzer, Lynn.

The construction crew

A construction crew tears down an old building and builds a new house in its place.

Apr 18, 2014
The adventures of Beekle - the unimaginary friend by Santat, Dan, author, illustrator.

The adventures of Beekle - the unimaginary friend

An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given a special name, and finally does the unimaginable--he sets out on a quest to find his perfect match in the real world.

Apr 18, 2014
The geese march in step by Dumont, Jean-Francois, 1959- author, illustrator.

The geese march in step

"Zita just can't seem to march to the same beat as the rest of the geese, but before long, she realizes, as do the other barnyard animals, that her own special rhythm is just right"--

Apr 18, 2014
Breathe by Magoon, Scott, author, illustrator.


A young whale enjoys its first day of independence.

Apr 18, 2014
The big book of slumber by Zoboli, Giovanna.

The big book of slumber

"All creatures of the world find time to rest. In this lullaby book, countless cozy animals settle down in their beds"--

Apr 18, 2014
Bear and Bird by Skofield, James.

Bear and Bird

"An old bear and a young bird become friends and spend several years together until the bear's death. The young bird is comforted by memories of their time together"--

Apr 18, 2014
Bang! Boom! Roar! - a busy crew of dinosaurs by Evans, Nate.

Bang! Boom! Roar! - a busy crew of dinosaurs

While designing and constructing a playground, a building crew of dinosaurs introduces the letters from A to Z.

Apr 18, 2014
Bad bye, good bye by Underwood, Deborah.

Bad bye, good bye

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a family as they move to a new town.

Apr 18, 2014
Hot Rod Hamster - monster truck mania! by Lord, Cynthia.

Hot Rod Hamster - monster truck mania!

Fearless Franco's famous Monster Truck Mania has come to town, and Hot Rod Hamster and his friends are searching for the very best ride at the fair.

Apr 18, 2014
How to cheer up Dad by Koehler, Fred, author, illustrator.

How to cheer up Dad

"A young elephant sees his dad is in a bad mood and tries to cheer him up, not realizing his own mischief caused the bad mood in the first place"--

Apr 18, 2014
I wonder by Harris, Annaka, author.

I wonder

Eva takes a walk with her mother and encounters a range of mysteries: from gravity, to life cycles, to the vastness of the universe. She learns that it's okay to say "I don't know", and she discovers that there are some things even adults don't know mysteries for everyone to wonder about together!

Apr 18, 2014
Moonbear's skyfire by Asch, Frank.

Moonbear's skyfire

When he sees a rainbow for the first time, Bear thinks that the sky is on fire and he is determined to put out the skyfire.

Apr 18, 2014
The mermaid and the shoe by Campbell, K. G. (Keith Gordon), 1966- author, illustrator.

The mermaid and the shoe

Apr 18, 2014
Flight school by Judge, Lita.

Flight school

Little Penguin, who has the "soul of an eagle," enrolls in flight school.

Apr 18, 2014
Froggy's day with Dad by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Froggy's day with Dad

Froggy and his dad celebrate Father's Day with a game of miniature golf, among other things.

Apr 18, 2014
Count on the subway by Jacobs, Paul DuBois.

Count on the subway

Illustrations and rhythmic text describe the sights and sounds of a subway ride in New York City as a mother and child go uptown, counting their way from one to ten and back again.

Apr 18, 2014
Joseph Fipps by Robert, Nadine.

Joseph Fipps

"Joseph Fipps is a very energetic little boy, so energetic that sometimes his mother has had enough. Here he gets angry at her and she suggests he find another mother, a walrus mother"--

Apr 18, 2014
Fancy Nancy and the wedding of the century by O'Connor, Jane.

Fancy Nancy and the wedding of the century

"Fancy Nancy can't wait to attend her uncle's wedding. She envisions the most exquisite celebration to take place--after all, she's never been to a wedding before. But when Nancy learns that her uncle and his fiance´e, Dawn, are taking a more nontraditional route, she's afraid it won't be the fancy wedding she had hoped for. Fans of Fancy Nancy will delight in this story of how Nancy learns that sometimes a simple celebration can turn out to be more magnificent than she ever imagined!" --

Apr 18, 2014
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 18, 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 18, 2014