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Woodpecker wants a waffle by Breen, Steve, author, illustrator.

Woodpecker wants a waffle

"Benny the woodpecker makes a brilliant plan to eat a tasty plate of waffles"--

Jun 30, 2016
With Dad, it's like that by Brun-Cosme, Nadine, author.

With Dad, it's like that

"When Mom's at the movies, Dad is in charge of bath time, dinnertime, and bedtime. Nothing is quite right--but maybe that's not so bad"--

Jun 24, 2016
With any luck, I'll drive a truck by Friend, David, 1955-

With any luck, I'll drive a truck

A little boy has a grand time pretending to drive every big vehicle he can imagine.

Jun 30, 2016
Who wants a tortoise? by Keane, David, 1965- author.

Who wants a tortoise?

Expecting a dog for her birthday, a girl is upset and furious when she gets a tortoise instead, but soon learns that even a tortoise can be a good pet.

Jun 30, 2016
When Penny met POTUS by Ruiz, Rachel (Rachel Marie), author.

When Penny met POTUS

Penny knows that her mother works for somebody called the POTUS, but she does not know what that means, and the odd name seems to her to imply some kind of friendly monster.

Jun 30, 2016
What do you do with a problem? by Yamada, Kobi, author.

What do you do with a problem?

What do you do with a problem? Especially one that follows you around and doesn't seem to be going away? Do you worry about it? Ignore it? Do you run and hide from it? This is the story of a persistent problem and the child who isn't so sure what to make of it. The longer the problem is avoided, the bigger it seems to get. But when the child finally musters up the courage to face it, the problem turns out to be something quite different than it appeared. This is a story for anyone, at any age,

Jun 30, 2016
Veronica on Petunia's farm by Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980.

Veronica on Petunia's farm

When Veronica the hippopotamus arrives at Petunia's farm, the animals object to her ways and looks until she gets sick, at which time they decide they like her after all.

Jun 25, 2016
Time for (Earth) School, Dewey Dew by Staub, Leslie/ Mack, Jeff (ILT)

Time for (Earth) School, Dewey Dew

Jun 28, 2016
Time for (Earth) school, Dewey Dew by Staub, Leslie, 1957- author.

Time for (Earth) school, Dewey Dew

"Click-Clack Waddle Dot Dewey Dew from Planet Eight Hundred Seventy-Two Point Nine does not want to go to school--not on his planet, and definitely not on Planet Earth at Mrs. Brightsun's School for Little Learners. Everything on Earth is different. His clothes don't fit right, his classmates don't look like him, and even Earth noises sound weird. In this first day of school story with a twist, nervous Dewey Dew learns that new experiences--like going to school on another planet--might be okay a

Jun 30, 2016
Tim to the rescue by Ardizzone, Edward, 1900-1979.

Tim to the rescue

Bored with his schoolwork, Tim is longing to be at sea again, following his adventures in Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain. Luckily, his great friend Captain McFee appears in time for another voyage! On board ship, Tim befriends Ginger, the first ship's boy. Unfortunately, mischievous Ginger will need all of Tim's resourcefulness to get out of his next scrape...Little Tim's adventures at sea have delighted generations of children ever since the first book was published in 1936. Edward Ardizz

Jun 30, 2016
This is our baby, born today by Bajaj, Varsha, author.

This is our baby, born today

"A baby elephant's birth is celebrated by its loving herd"--

Jun 30, 2016
There's a Bear on My Chair by Collins, Ross

There's a Bear on My Chair

Jun 30, 2016
The white book by Borando, Silvia, artist.

The white book

As a boy paints a room, he finds little surprises coming from the colored part of the wall.

Jun 30, 2016
The two Tims by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

The two Tims

Two Tims. Best friends. Forever?

Jun 24, 2016
The truth about my unbelievable summer by Calì, Davide, 1972- author.

The truth about my unbelievable summer

On his first day back from summer vacation, a boy tells his teacher about his epic, globe-spanning summer adventure.

Jun 30, 2016
The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read by Manley, Curtis/ Berube, Kate (ILT)

The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read

Jun 30, 2016
The storyteller by Turk, Evan, author, illustrator.

The storyteller

In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

Jun 27, 2016
The storyteller by Turk, Evan, author, illustrator.

The storyteller

In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

Jun 30, 2016
The storm by Miyakoshi, Akiko, 1982- author.

The storm

"As this evocative picture book begins, a little boy is excited about a trip to the beach with his parents planned for the following day. But a bad storm is coming, and he has started to worry they won't be able to go. He watches as the sky grows darker through the afternoon. His mother and father close the shutters and bring the potted plants indoors. Then the storm arrives. “All through dinner, the rain beats hard against the shutters. The wind howls and blows,” the boy says. “I try not to be

Jun 30, 2016
The sound of silence by Goldsaito, Katrina.

The sound of silence

Yoshio delights in the everyday sounds of Tokyo, but when a musician tells him that her favorite sound is ma, the Japanese word for silence, Yoshio sets out to hear this sound for himself among the hustle and bustle of the city. Includes information on the Japanese concept of ma.

Jun 30, 2016