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Whale trails, before and now by Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

Whale trails, before and now

A young girl helps her father, the captain of a whale boat, on a whale-watching trip and relates how her ancestors hunted whales in the same waters. Includes information on the history of whaling, whale-watching, and the conservation movement to ensure the safety of whales.

Jan 26, 2015
Harlem Renaissance Party by Ringgold, Faith/ Ringgold, Faith (ILT)

Harlem Renaissance Party

Jan 26, 2015
The Paddington treasury - six classic bedtime stories about the bear from Peru by Bond, Michael, author.

The Paddington treasury - six classic bedtime stories about the bear from Peru

A collection of best-loved tales featuring the bear from Peru includes "Paddington at the Zoo," in which Paddington's marmalade sandwiches prove to be irresistable to the zoo animals.

Jan 26, 2015
Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! by Maloney, Brenna/ Maloney, Brenna (ILT)

Ready Rabbit Gets Ready!

Jan 29, 2015
Harlem Renaissance party by Ringgold, Faith, author, illustrator.

Harlem Renaissance party

Lonnie and his uncle journey back in time to the Harlem Renaissance.

Jan 30, 2015
Cars - storybook collection. by

Cars - storybook collection.

Collection of stories features retellings of both movies, plus brand-new stories about Lighning McQueen, Mater, Sally, Guido and Luigi, and the rest of the gang.

Jan 30, 2015
A violin for Elva by Ray, Mary Lyn.

A violin for Elva

As a child, Elva asks for a violin so that she can make beautiful music but many years pass before her dream can come true.

Jan 30, 2015
A poem in your pocket by McNamara, Margaret, author.

A poem in your pocket

Elinor is used to doing very well in school, but as Poem in Your Pocket Day approaches, bringing an opportunity to meet a real poet, her struggle to write a perfect poem causes Elinor's confidence to falter, despite Mr. Tiffin's guidance and reassurance.

Jan 30, 2015
A fine dessert - four centuries, four families, one delicious treat by Jenkins, Emily, 1967-

A fine dessert - four centuries, four families, one delicious treat

Depicts families, from England to California and from 1710 to 2010, preparing and enjoying the dessert called blackberry fool. Includes a recipe and historical notes.

Jan 30, 2015
Everybody says shalom by Kimmelman, Leslie, author.

Everybody says shalom

A tour of Israel profiles such sites as the Old City of Jerusalem, modern Tel Aviv, and the Biblical Zoo while introducing the regions diverse cultures and customs.

Jan 30, 2015
The cardinal and the crow by Moniz, Michael, author, illustrator.

The cardinal and the crow

Jan 30, 2015
A penguin named Patience - a Hurricane Katrina rescue story by Lewis, Suzanne, 1954- author.

A penguin named Patience - a Hurricane Katrina rescue story

"Patience is a South African penguin living at New Orleans's Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. When the Aquarium is severely damaged during Hurricane Katrina, many animals are put in peril, including Patience and the other penguins. They must leave theirhome, and their penguin keeper, until it is restored"--

Jan 30, 2015
Oh my, oh no! by Charrier, Lisa, author.

Oh my, oh no!

Jan 30, 2015
Melric and the petnapping by McKee, David, author, illustrator.

Melric and the petnapping

The king's beloved pet troon has vanished along with all the other unusual pets in the palace. The king commands Melric to find the pets, and fast. Melric joins forces with his cousin Guz, and they soon discover that Sondrak the sorcerer is behind the petnappings. Can Melric and Guz use their magic to outwit the cunning Sondrak?

Jan 30, 2015
Cat & Bunny by Lundquist, Mary/ Lundquist, Mary (ILT)

Cat & Bunny

Jan 30, 2015
The Buk Buk Buk Festival by Auch, Mary Jane/ Auch, Herm (ILT)

The Buk Buk Buk Festival

Jan 30, 2015
New shoes by Meyer, Susan, 1960-

New shoes

"In this historical fiction picture book, Ella Mae and her cousin Charlotte, both African American, start their own shoe store when they learn that they cannot try on shoes at the shoe store"--

Jan 30, 2015
Rafa was my robot by Dellevoet, Alexandra, author.

Rafa was my robot

Jacob and his robot Rafa do everything together, but one day, Rafa begins to slow down, becoming weaker with each day, and Jacob, unable to find a cure for his friend, must come to terms with possibly losing him.

Jan 30, 2015
My three best friends and me, Zulay by Best, Cari, author.

My three best friends and me, Zulay

"Zulay is a blind girl who longs to be able to run in the race on field and track day at her school"--

Jan 30, 2015
Ruby Valentine saves the day by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-

Ruby Valentine saves the day

Ruby invites everyone to a grand Valentine's Day party at her mountaintop home, but when a blizzard keeps her guests away, she decides to take the carefully planned party into town.

Jan 30, 2015