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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.

Sep 2, 2015
You're Here for a Reason by Tillman, Nancy

You're Here for a Reason

Sep 2, 2015
Where's Walrus? - and Penguin? by Savage, Stephen, 1965- author.

Where's Walrus? - and Penguin?

When Walrus and his friend Penguin escape from the zoo, Will the zookeeper must find them.

Sep 2, 2015
When I feel jealous by Spelman, Cornelia.

When I feel jealous

A young bear describes situations that make her jealous, how it feels to be jealous, and how she can feel better. Includes a note to parents and teachers.

Sep 2, 2015
When I feel good about myself by Spelman, Cornelia.

When I feel good about myself

A young guinea pig explains that self-confidence comes from learning new things without being afraid of making mistakes and to remember that everyone has different qualities that make them lovable.

Sep 2, 2015
When Dad Showed Me the Universe by Stark, Ulf/ Eriksson, Eva (ILT)

When Dad Showed Me the Universe

Sep 2, 2015
What pet should I get? by Seuss, Dr., author, illustrator.

What pet should I get?

A boy wants all of the pets in a pet store but he and his sister can choose only one. End notes discuss Dr. Seuss's pets, his creative process, and the discovery of the manuscript and illustrations for "What Pet Should I Get?"

Aug 27, 2015
We forgot Brock! by Goodrich, Carter, author, illustrator.

We forgot Brock!

Phillip and Brock are best friends, although everyone else thinks Brock is imaginary, so when Phillip gets tired out at the Big Fair while Brock is still having fun, they are separated and it will take a very special twosome to bring them back together again.

Sep 2, 2015
Waiting by Henkes, Kevin

Waiting

Sep 2, 2015
Vincent paints his house by Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator.

Vincent paints his house

Vincent's animal friends disagree on how he should paint his house, so Vincent comes up with a colorful solution.

Sep 2, 2015
Two mice by Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966- author, illustrator.

Two mice

Illustrations and minimal text follow two mice as they set off on an adventure that includes a shipwreck, kidnapping by a bird of prey, a narrow escape, and a moonlit stroll home.

Sep 2, 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.

Sep 2, 2015
Toy boat by De Sève, Randall.

Toy boat

A toy boat gets separated from its owner and has an adventure on the high seas.

Aug 27, 2015
Toby and the ice giants by Lillington, Joe, author, illustrator.

Toby and the ice giants

Toby the bison makes new friends while exploring the Ice Age Tundra.

Sep 2, 2015
This Orq - He Say Ugh! by Elliott, David/ Nichols, Lori (ILT)

This Orq - He Say Ugh!

Sep 2, 2015
There was an old mummy who swallowed a spider by Ward, Jennifer, 1963- author.

There was an old mummy who swallowed a spider

This variation on the traditional, cumulative rhyme looks at the consequences of a mummy's strange diet.

Sep 2, 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.

Sep 2, 2015
The wonderful things you will be by Martin, Emily Winfield, author, illustrator.

The wonderful things you will be

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal a parent's musings about what a child will become, knowing that the child's kindness, cleverness, and boldness will shine through no matter what, as will the love they share.

Sep 2, 2015
The tea party in the woods by Miyakoshi, Akiko, 1982- author.

The tea party in the woods

As Kikko goes through the woods to bring a pie to her grandmother, she happens upon a home full of animals and joins their tea party.

Sep 2, 2015
The stranded whale by Yolen, Jane, author.

The stranded whale

When Sally and her brother spot a beached whale on their way home from school in Maine, the town races to save the whale. Meanwhile, Sally sits close to the whale's eye and assures the stranded creature of its strength and beauty.

Sep 2, 2015