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A night out with Mama by Wallis, Quvenzhané, 2003- author. A night out with Mama

"A picture book about a little girl who has a big night out with her mother at an awards show"--

Oct 18, 2017
A peacock among pigeons by Curry, Tyler, author. A peacock among pigeons

"A Peacock Among Pigeons is an LGBT-themed hardback children's book that tells the tale of learning how to stand out when you can't fit in. This children's story teaches the importance of celebrating our differences and learning to love the feathers you live in. Peter the peacock doesn't know how it happened, but he found himself growing up in a flock of pigeons. Surrounded by a world of grey, he found himself feeling less than his peers and was embarrassed by his feathers. After he fails to ble

Oct 19, 2017
Accident by Tsurumi, Andrea, author. Accident

When a clumsy armadillo named Lola knocks over a glass pitcher, she sets off a silly chain of events, encountering chaos wherever she goes.

Oct 17, 2017
After the fall - how Humpty Dumpty got back up again by Santat, Dan, author, illustrator. After the fall - how Humpty Dumpty got back up again

After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.

Oct 17, 2017
Alfie - (the turtle that disappeared) by Heder, Thyra, author, illustrator. Alfie - (the turtle that disappeared)

Told from the perspective of both the girl, Nia, and her pet turtle, Alfie, and describes what happens when he disappears on the eve of her seventh birthday to find her a special present.

Oct 15, 2017
Alone together by Junior, Clayton, author. Alone together

Alone Together looks at opposites and contrasts through unusual and humorous examples in the animal world. This charming picture book will spark conversations between adult and child and is a great introduction to a key early years concept. Its bold, colorful illustrations are perfect for parents and young children to explore together and to pour over time and again.

Oct 20, 2017
Babies can sleep anywhere by Wheeler, Lisa, 1963- author. Babies can sleep anywhere

Compares the sleeping habits of animals with those of human babies.

Oct 19, 2017
Baby Cakes by Heras, Theo/ Benoit, Renneþ (ILT) Baby Cakes

Oct 17, 2017
Beautiful by McAnulty, Stacy, author. Beautiful

"Every girl is unique, talented and lovable ... Every girl is beautiful"--Jacket.

Oct 17, 2017
Bedtime with Blippi by Blippi, author. Bedtime with Blippi

It's bedtime for Bippi, the time when he dreams. But the dreams aren't always what they seem...

Oct 15, 2017
Bizzy Mizz Lizzie by Shannon, David, 1959- author, illustrator. Bizzy Mizz Lizzie

Mizz Lizzie is the busiest bee in town, and she is determined to win the school spelling contest--but after studying all night she falls asleep during the contest, and when she finally wakes up she realizes that she has to learn to stop and smell the flowers.

Oct 17, 2017
Bonaparte falls apart by Cuyler, Margery, author. Bonaparte falls apart

Bonaparte the skeleton is literally falling to pieces and needs help from his friends to pull himself together before the first day of school.

Oct 19, 2017
Book or bell? by Barton, Chris, author. Book or bell?

Engrossed in a book, Henry decides to ignore the school bell, which sets off a chain reaction.

Oct 19, 2017
Brave by McAnulty, Stacy. Brave

Every kid faces unique challenges, fears and pressures. Every kid can be brave. This book encourages kids to be brave in all the ways they can: trying new things, speaking their mind, confronting bullies, and more.

Oct 17, 2017
Bumpety, dunkety, thumpety-thump! by Going, K. L. (Kelly L.), author. Bumpety, dunkety, thumpety-thump!

Illustrations and onomatopoeic text capture a busy day in the life of two young siblings as they pick berries, help make a pie, and "thumpety-thump" their way to bed.

Oct 19, 2017
Buster and the Baby by Hest, Amy/ Dunbar, Polly (ILT) Buster and the Baby

Oct 19, 2017
Cat on the bus by Kim, Aram, author. Cat on the bus

"Using onomatopoeia, this almost wordless story tells of a homeless cat who finds shelter on a bus where she meets a cat-loving Asian grandfather"--

Oct 15, 2017
Chicken wants a nap by Marchini, Tracy, author. Chicken wants a nap

"With the sun up and grass warm, a barnyard chicken is optimistic that it will be a comfortable day for a nap. However, forces keep conspiring against her--until it becomes a bad day for someone else"--

Oct 17, 2017
Choo choo - the story of a little engine who ran away by Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968, author, illustrator. Choo choo - the story of a little engine who ran away

A little engine decides it could go much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself.

Oct 17, 2017
City moon by Cole, Rachael, author. City moon

As they take a nighttime walk around their neighborhood looking for the elusive moon, a little boy asks his mother simple questions about it, and she patiently answers every one.

Oct 15, 2017
City mouse, country mouse by Rudy, Maggie, author, illustrator. City mouse, country mouse

City mouse William Gray and country mouse Tansy become good friends who enjoy visiting each other in the country and the city, but they miss each other when they are apart--is there a way for them to meet halfway without giving up the city and country lives they love?

Oct 19, 2017
Come with me by McGhee, Holly M., author. Come with me

Frightened by news of angry people around the world, a young girl gets her parents' help in learning to be compassionate and brave a little at a time.

Oct 15, 2017
Crown - an ode to the fresh cut by Barnes, Derrick D., author. Crown - an ode to the fresh cut

Celebrates the magnificent feeling that comes from walking out of a barber shop with newly-cut hair.

Oct 18, 2017
Curious George harvest hoedown by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977, creator. Curious George harvest hoedown

Curious George can't wait to join the Uptown Bluegrass Band for a good old-fashioned country hoedown. When George accidentally ruins the man's guitar while trying to clean it, George and Allie decide to make a new guitar! With a shoestring, rubber band, fishing wire, and yoyo, George and Allie's creation has a truly unique sound! Bonus activities help reinforce the concepts in the story, including instructions for building your very own homemade string instrument!

Oct 17, 2017
Dino-dancing by Wheeler, Lisa, 1963- author. Dino-dancing

"Dinosaurs compete in genres of dance from hip-hop to ballet to swing dancing and more at the Dino-Dancing Finale"--

Oct 19, 2017
Draw the line by Otoshi, Kathryn, author, illustrator. Draw the line

After two boys drawing their own lines realize they can connect them, a misstep creates a rift between them.

Oct 17, 2017
Drop by drop - a story of Rabbi Akiva by Jules, Jacqueline, 1956- author. Drop by drop - a story of Rabbi Akiva

"With his wife's encouragement, a shepherd learns to read at age 40 and eventually becomes one of the greatest sages in Jewish history"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 17, 2017
Ellie in concert by Wu, Mike, author, illustrator. Ellie in concert

"Since Ellie the elephant saved her home with her wonderful paintings, the zoo is back in business and the animals are more energetic than ever. All except for Lucy the giraffe, who hasn't been able to sleep with all the noise. Determined to help her friend, Ellie tries to tone down the ruckus and organize the animals into an orchestra"--

Oct 17, 2017
Everything is Mama by Fallon, Jimmy, author. Everything is Mama

A lot of babies' first words were Dada. However, everything after that was Mama. Readers take a look from a baby's point of view as different animals try to teach their children that there are other words in addition to Mama for familiar objects and activities.

Oct 18, 2017
Federica by Ritchie, Scot, author. Federica

Little Federica spends time in the park to get away from her buggy, messy house, until her and her animals come up with a clever solution.

Oct 19, 2017
First times by Ghigna, Charles, author. First times

"A picture book that celebrates the important adventures children experience as they grow."--

Oct 19, 2017
Fox and the Bike Ride by Tabor, Corey R. Fox and the Bike Ride

Oct 15, 2017
Game of gnomes by Mayer, Kirsten, author. Game of gnomes

Tired of being known only for her curly red hair, Ginger Gnome competes in the Winter Gnome Games, where she definitely gets attention.

Oct 15, 2017
George and his shadow by Calì, Davide, 1972- author. George and his shadow

After George sees his shadow sitting at the kitchen table one morning, they embark on their day together and George must decide if he is a friend or foe.

Oct 19, 2017
Ghost cat by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author. Ghost cat

After his death, Sailor Boy decided to stay at Port Carrick lighthouse with his friend, the lighthouse keeper, and when disaster strikes, he is there to help.

Oct 19, 2017
Give me back my book! by Foster, Travis, author, illustrator. Give me back my book!

Two friends, Redd and Bloo argue over the possession of one special book with a green cover, hard cover, a nice spine, and pages turn from right to left--but unite when Bookworm walks off with it.

Oct 19, 2017
Good day, good night by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author. Good day, good night

A little rabbit greets each day and says good night to the familiar things outside.

Oct 19, 2017
Goodbye autumn, hello winter by Pak, Kenard, author, illustrator. Goodbye autumn, hello winter

"In a simple, cheerful conversation with nature, two young children witness how the season changes from autumn to winter"--

Oct 19, 2017
Goodnight hockey fans by Larsen, Andrew, 1960- author. Goodnight hockey fans

When a young boy must go to bed before the end of the ice hockey game on television, he secretly turns on the radio under his pillow and is soon dreaming that he is a part of the game he is listening to.

Oct 19, 2017
Gum by Willard, Nancy/ Newman, Jeff (ILT) Gum

Oct 19, 2017
Happy birthday, Cupcake! by Border, Terry, 1965- author. Happy birthday, Cupcake!

On her birthday, Cupcake and her friend Muffin try to come up with an idea for a party that all of their friends, from Soup to Ice Cream Sundae, could enjoy.

Oct 15, 2017
Here We Are - Notes for Living on Planet Earth by Jeffers, Oliver/ Jeffers, Oliver (ILT) Here We Are - Notes for Living on Planet Earth

Oct 19, 2017
His Royal Highness, King Baby - a terrible true story by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960- author. His Royal Highness, King Baby - a terrible true story

On one horrible day, a new ruler is born into a young princess s family a ruler she dubs His Royal Highness, King Baby. This small interloper is so smelly. He is so noisy. And all the talk in the Land is about him ( Such a nice burp! Oh, what a lovely poo-poo! ), nonstop, ALL THE TIME! Has there ever been such an era of wicked rule?

Oct 15, 2017
Hooray for books! by Won, Brian, author, illustrator. Hooray for books!

While Turtle seeks his favorite book, each of his friends offers his or her favorite to thank him for sharing.

Oct 17, 2017
Hoot & Honk just can't sleep by Helakoski, Leslie, author, artist. Hoot & Honk just can't sleep

Newly hatched Hoot, an owlet, and Honk, a fuzzy gosling, find themselves in the wrong nests after an egg mix-up places them with opposing families and compels them to find their way back home.

Oct 19, 2017
How to find an elephant by Banks, Kate, 1960- author. How to find an elephant

A boy provides instructions as he searches high and low for an elephant, which the reader can find in the illustrations.

Oct 19, 2017
How to make friends with a ghost by Green, Rebecca, 1986- author, illustrator. How to make friends with a ghost

What do you do when you meet a ghost? One: Provide the ghost with some of its favorite snacks, like mud tarts and earwax truffles. Two: Tell your ghost bedtime stories (ghosts love to be read to). Three: Make sure no one mistakes your ghost for whipped cream or a marshmallow when you aren't looking! If you follow these few simple steps and the rest of the essential tips in How to Make Friends with a Ghost, you'll see how a ghost friend will lovingly grow up and grow old with you.

Oct 15, 2017
I don't want to be big by Petty, Dev, author. I don't want to be big

Little Frog does not want to grow up, and he gives his father all sorts of reasons why being small is best.

Oct 17, 2017
I love you, baby! by Freedman, Claire, author. I love you, baby!

"A rhyming ode to the love between a parent and baby"--

Oct 19, 2017
I want snow! by Ross, Tony, author, illustrator. I want snow!

Although it is summertime the Little Princess wants snow, so her staff works to accomodate her wishes.

Oct 19, 2017
I want that nut! by Valentine, Madeline, author. I want that nut!

"Mouse and Chipmunk covet the same nut"--

Oct 17, 2017
Imagine by Lennon, John, 1940-1980, author. Imagine

Illustrates, through the eyes of a little pigeon, John Lennon's song about imagining a world at peace, in which people of all sorts live as one. Includes afterword about peace, freedom, and Amnesty International.

Oct 17, 2017
Ira Crumb makes a pretty good friend by Hrab, Naseem, author. Ira Crumb makes a pretty good friend

New to town, Ira Crumb intends to make new friends before school starts, but the harder he tries, the worse the situation gets.

Oct 19, 2017
Jingle bells by Jeffers, Susan Jingle bells

Presents an illustrated version of the Christmas song with a girl, a boy, their pony, and their dog journeying to their Grandma's house.

Oct 19, 2017
K is for kindergarten by Dealey, Erin, author. K is for kindergarten

"Here comes kindergarten! A new classroom is exciting -- and also a little scary. Whether your little readers are gearing up for the first day or making their way through the school year, K is for Kindergarten will guide them through all the new experiences, from new teachers and friends to new rules. Silly rhymes and fun activities from A to Z help your kinder kid have the best year ever." -- From book jacket.

Oct 17, 2017
La la la by DiCamillo, Kate, author. La la la

Follows a singing girl's fruitless search for a friend in her world, until one night when her song is finally heard by someone who understands.

Oct 17, 2017
Lines by Lee, Suzy, 1974- author, illustrator. Lines

In this wordless picture book, each image starts with a single line, whether made by a pencil or the blade of a skate--and the magic flows from there.

Oct 17, 2017
Love, triangle by Colleen, Marcie, author. Love, triangle

Circle and Square are best friends when the cool and exciting Triangle comes along, causing some conflict and making them reconsider how their friendship works.

Oct 19, 2017
Made by Raffi by Pomranz, Craig, author. Made by Raffi

As a shy boy, Raffi is a loner and teased at school until one day he discovers knitting and decides to make a scarf for his father and a cape for the prince in the school play.

Oct 15, 2017
Malaika's winter carnival by Hohn, Nadia L., author. Malaika's winter carnival

Nadia L. Hohn's prose, written in a blend of standard English and Caribbean patois, tells a warm story about the importance of family, especially when adjusting to a new home. Readers of the first Malaika book will want to find out what happens when she moves to Canada, and will enjoy seeing Malaika and her family once again depicted through Irene Luxbacher's colorful collage illustrations.--Provided by Publisher.

Oct 15, 2017
Melvin the Mouth by Blanc, Katherine, author. Melvin the Mouth

Melvin the Mouth can not resist making a variety of strange noises as he imagines himself as a dragon, a shark, or perhaps a train--but his talent gets him into trouble at school.

Oct 19, 2017
Meow! by Ying, Victoria, author, illustrator. Meow!

A kitten wants to play with someone, but finds that all the members of his family are busy.

Oct 17, 2017
Merry Christmas, Mary Christmas! by Friedman, Laurie B., 1964- author. Merry Christmas, Mary Christmas!

Mary Christmas wants to love Christmas as much as her family does, but their over-the-top preparations embarrass her until she comes up with a way to share their enthusiasm.

Oct 19, 2017
Middle bear by Isern, Susanna, author. Middle bear

When three bear cubs' parents fall ill, the middle bear, who feels middle-sized in every way and unimportant, is faced with the formidable task of fetching some medicinal bark from a high mountain.

Oct 19, 2017
Miguel and the grand harmony by de la Peña, Matt, author. Miguel and the grand harmony

The spirit of Music details her role in a Mexican town and describes how she discovered Miguel, a budding musician in a family that hates music, and helped him begin to realize his part in the great harmony that surrounds the town.

Oct 19, 2017
Milk goes to school by Border, Terry, 1965- author, illustrator. Milk goes to school

Milk goes to school and has a hard time making friends with the other food classmates.

Oct 15, 2017
Molly & Mae by Parker, Danny, 1967- author. Molly & Mae

"Two girls experience the highs and lows of friendship on a train journey"--

Oct 17, 2017
Monkey - not ready for bedtime by Brown, Marc Tolon, author, illustrator. Monkey - not ready for bedtime

Every night, Monkey has trouble falling asleep and every day he is sleepy at school, until his big brother comes up with a great idea.

Oct 15, 2017
Mr. Crum's potato predicament by Renaud, Anne, 1957- author. Mr. Crum's potato predicament

When a fussy patron sends his order of potatoes back twice, chef George Crum decides to have some fun, based on the true story of the potato chip.

Oct 19, 2017
My friend robot by Scribens, Sunny, author. My friend robot

Children and their robot friend build a treehouse in a rhyme that fits the tune of "London Bridge is Falling Down." Includes facts about simple machines, jobs robots do, an activity, and musical notation.

Oct 17, 2017
No kimchi for me by Kim, Aram, author, illustrator. No kimchi for me

"Yoomi hates stinky spicy kimchi--until Grandma makes kimchi pancakes for her!"--

Oct 15, 2017
No one else like you by Goeminne, Siska, author. No one else like you

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 18, 2017
No room for baby! by Jadoul, Emile, author, illustrator. No room for baby!

Leon worries that there is no room for his new baby brother in his house and wonders where his mother and father will put him when he grows out of his crib, noting that there is no room on Mama's lap or in his bedroom.

Oct 19, 2017
Nu Dang and his kite by Ayer, Jacqueline, author, illustrator. Nu Dang and his kite

After losing his kite on a windy day, Nu Dang spends the rest of the day paddling around in his boat searching for the lost kite.

Oct 17, 2017
Odd one out by Chaperon, Danielle, author. Odd one out

"Annabelle and I were inseparable. We were best friends and we did everything together. That is, until the horrible, terrible day when the new girl arrived. Now she is Annabelle's best friend, and I'm the odd one out."--Publisher note.

Oct 15, 2017
On a magical do-nothing day by Alemagna, Béatrice, author. On a magical do-nothing day

Sent outside by their mother on a rainy day, a child is dismayed when their handheld game falls into the pond before they encounter giant snails, wet mushrooms, and other elements that awaken them to the sensory aspects of nature.

Oct 15, 2017
Our Kid by Ross, Tony, author, illustrator. Our Kid

Arriving late again with no homework and uniform, a young goat has a whale of a tale involving dinopirates, fish-driven submarines, and elephant rides--but will his teacher believe him?

Oct 19, 2017
Papa Chagall, tell us a story by Anholt, Laurence, author, illustrator. Papa Chagall, tell us a story

Through the stories that he tells his beloved twin grandchildren, Chagall relates his extraordinary rags to riches journey from a topsy-turvy cottage life in Russia, through the dark years of the war, emerging in the sparkling sunlight of Southern France. Anholt's fine illustrations appear on every page and include reproductions of Chagall's work.

Oct 17, 2017
Peek-a-boo you! by Cabrera, Jane, author, illustrator. Peek-a-boo you!

Rhyming text and cut outs in the pages allow readers to guess what is happening on the next page.

Oct 19, 2017
Peppa Pig. Peppa goes apple picking by Peppa Pig. Peppa goes apple picking

Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, and Daddy Pig celebrate the start of fall by going on a trip to the apple orchard. They will bake the apples into a delicious pie for Granny and Grandpa Pig--and Daddy Pig knows a special trick for getting the juiciest, most delicious apples!

Oct 19, 2017
Pigeon P.I. by McLaren, Meg, author, illustrator. Pigeon P.I.

A pigeon private eye captures a birdnapper with help from his feathered friends.

Oct 17, 2017
Pine & Boof - the lucky leaf by Burach, Ross, author, illustrator. Pine & Boof - the lucky leaf

One blustery day, Boof the bear's lucky red leaf gets swept away by the wind. Fortunately for him, Pine the porcupine just happens to walk by with his lucky compass-and the two set off on an adventure to find the lost leaf, only to discover true friendship in the process.

Oct 15, 2017
Preschool time by Kelly, Mij, author. Preschool time

When Suzy Sue goes to preschool, the farm animals fear they will never see her again.

Oct 19, 2017
Princesses wear pants by Guthrie, Savannah, author. Princesses wear pants

Princess Penelope Pineapple stays busy flying planes, exercising, and gardening, always wearing pants, and so when disaster strikes at the Pineapple Ball, Penny is prepared.

Oct 15, 2017
Pup and bear by Banks, Kate, 1960- author. Pup and bear

A stranded wolf cub is rescued and raised by a loving polar bear, and years later when he is grown into a wolf and on his own, he comes upon a lost polar bear cub, and the cycle begins again.

Oct 17, 2017
Read the book, lemmings! by Dyckman, Ame, author. Read the book, lemmings!

A literate fox attempts to teach a trio of overzealous lemmings to read in order to save them from their habit of jumping off cliffs.

Oct 15, 2017
Red Again by Lehman, Barbara Red Again

Oct 15, 2017
Remembering Vera by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator. Remembering Vera

A stray dog secretly adopted by the men of a U.S. Coast Guard base in San Francisco Bay proves to be a hero.

Oct 17, 2017
Robinson by Sís, Peter, 1949- author, illustrator. Robinson

Robin and his friends are planning to dress up as pirates for their school's annual costume party, but instead his mother creates a Robinson Crusoe costume for him, and while the adults love it, his friends are less welcoming.

Oct 19, 2017
Roger is going fishing by Van Biesen, Koen, 1964- author, illustrator. Roger is going fishing

"In this sequel to Roger Is Reading a Book, Roger and Emily head to the lake to go fishing and catch more than they bargained for"--

Oct 17, 2017
Rusty Rivets - cupcake catapult! by Rusty Rivets - cupcake catapult!

Oct 18, 2017
Samson, the mighty flea! by McAllister, Angela, author. Samson, the mighty flea!

A flea strongman leaves the small circus where he has been performing in search of greater fame and fortune.

Oct 15, 2017
Santa Rex by Idle, Molly Santa Rex

Oct 15, 2017
Sarabella's thinking cap by Schachner, Judith Byron, author, illustrator. Sarabella's thinking cap

Sarabella spends so much time thinking that she has a hard time focusing in school until an understanding teacher finds a way to help.

Oct 19, 2017
Shelter by Claire, Céline. Shelter

"As a big storm approaches, two strangers arrive in the forest. All the animal families, safe in their homes, are worried, unsure of their motives. So they all turn them away when they ask for shelter, and the strangers are left to fend for themselves. But then the fox family is suddenly forced out into the storm, and they must ask these outsiders for help. Will they find it in their hearts to give it? A timeless - and timely - story about generosity, and the difference even small acts of kindne

Oct 15, 2017
Singing in the rain by Hopgood, Tim, illustrator. Singing in the rain

A picture book adaptation of the song Singing in the rain, which celebrates the glory of clouds and rain.

Oct 18, 2017
Sleep well Siba and Saba by Isdahl, Nansubuga Nagadya, author. Sleep well Siba and Saba

Forgetful sisters Siba and Saba are constantly losing things, then dreaming at night of the things that they have lost, until their dreams begin to reveal something else.

Oct 17, 2017
Snickerdoodle takes the cake by Long, Ethan, author, illustrator. Snickerdoodle takes the cake

Snickerdoodle knows he should not touch Nana's birthday cake, but eating just a tiny crumb leads to a big problem.

Oct 19, 2017
Snow scene by Jackson, Richard, 1935- author. Snow scene

"A playful guessing game set in a snowy landscape"--

Oct 19, 2017
Solutions for cold feet and other little problems by Sookocheff, Carey, 1972- author, illustrator. Solutions for cold feet and other little problems

Provided by amazon.com.

Oct 17, 2017
Star Wars - heroes and villains by Star Wars - heroes and villains

"From Jedi to Sith to droids to stormtroopers, this collection of seven Star Wars Little Golden Books will introduce young readers to all the heroes and villains from the epic space saga!" -- P.4 of cover.

Oct 18, 2017
Stolen words by Florence, Melanie, author. Stolen words

When a young girl discovers that her grandfather does not know his native Cree language because he was taken to live at a residential school when he was a boy, she sets out to help him learn the language.

Oct 19, 2017
The bad mood and the stick by Snicket, Lemony, author. The bad mood and the stick

Curly's bad mood travels from person to person, unexpectedly leaving opportunities for forgiveness, laughter, and love in its wake.

Oct 19, 2017
The Berenstain Bears' Show-and-tell by Berenstain, Mike The Berenstain Bears' Show-and-tell

Oct 19, 2017
The best Sukkot pumpkin ever by Steinberg, Laya, author. The best Sukkot pumpkin ever

When Micah and his family volunteer to pick pumpkins for a soup kitchen, he also hopes to get the perfect pumpkin for himself, but soon learns that giving to others can be even better. Includes facts about Sukkot.

Oct 18, 2017
The boy and the whale by Gerstein, Mordicai, author, illustrator. The boy and the whale

Abelardo defies his father's instructions and sets out to free a whale caught in their tangled fishing net.

Oct 15, 2017
The call of the swamp by Calì, Davide, 1972- author. The call of the swamp

"Boris, a swamp creature who was adopted by human parents, starts to question where he truly belongs"--

Oct 15, 2017
The dinosaur that pooped a planet! by Fletcher, Tom, 1985- author. The dinosaur that pooped a planet!

One boy. One space rocket. One very hungry dinosaur. The ingredients for an explosive space adventure. But when Danny realizes he's forgotten Dino's lunch box, the very hungry dinosaur eats everything in sight, including their only way home: the rocket! How will Dino get them back home?

Oct 15, 2017
The five forms by McClintock, Barbara, author, illustrator. The five forms

Award-winning author-illustrator Barbara McClintock’s meticulous research and vibrant watercolor illustrations breathe life into this frenzied, fictionalized exploration of China’s ancient Five Forms. When a young girl finds a mysterious, discarded book of martial arts poses, she ignores the warning printed in bold inside its cover: Do not attempt these forms without an experienced teacher! She decides to attempt them herself . . . but is shocked to find that doing so conjures real animals right

Oct 17, 2017
The glassmaker's daughter by Hofmeyr, Dianne, author. The glassmaker's daughter

When Daniela spends her days looking glum and feeling sad and bored, her father promises a glass palace to anyone who can make her smile.

Oct 15, 2017
The knish war on Rivington Street by Oppenheim, Joanne, author. The knish war on Rivington Street

Benny's family owns a knishery and sells delicious round dumplings. Then the Tisch family opens a store across the street--selling square knishes--and Benny's papa worries. So he lowers his prices! But Mr. Tisch does too. As each knishery tries to outdo the other, Benny helps his papa realize there's room on Rivington Street for more than one knishery.

Oct 17, 2017
The lemonade problem by Oxley, Jennifer, author. The lemonade problem

On a hot day, Peg and Cat start a business selling lemonade and run into all sorts of problems.

Oct 19, 2017
The library book by Chapin, Tom, 1945- author. The library book

Using the lyrics to Tom Chapin and Michael Mark's "The Library Song," this picture book celebrates the magic of reading and of libraries.

Oct 17, 2017
The little fire truck by Cuyler, Margery, author. The little fire truck

A happy little fire truck, driven by Jill, zips all over town helping to put out fires and rescue animals.

Oct 18, 2017
The little reindeer by Killen, Nicola, author, illustrator. The little reindeer

"When a jingling sound wakes her from her sleep, a little girl's dreams come true when she meets a lost reindeer in the forest. They set off on a magical adventure and it becomes a Christmas never to forget"--

Oct 15, 2017
The merry Christmas Nut by Border, Terry, 1965- author, illustrator. The merry Christmas Nut

"A merry little nut faces obstacles on the way to Christmas dinner at his grandma's house"--

Oct 15, 2017
The Nutcracker in Harlem by McMorrow, T. E. The Nutcracker in Harlem

In Harlem in the 1920s, in the middle of a family Christmas party, Marie receives a nutcracker from her Uncle Cab, which leads to a marvelous dream in this resetting of E.T.A. Hoffmann's familiar tale. Includes historical notes.

Oct 19, 2017
The one day house by Durango, Julia, 1967- author. The one day house

A little boy promises his beloved friend, an elderly lady, that one day he will fix up her old house--and his words inspire the other people in the neighborhood to pitch in and get it done.

Oct 17, 2017
The paper-flower tree - a tale from Thailand by Ayer, Jacqueline, author, illustrator. The paper-flower tree - a tale from Thailand

After admiring a peddler's tree made of paper flowers, Miss Moon plants one of the flowers and waits for a tree to grow.

Oct 17, 2017
The pizza problem by Oxley, Jennifer, author. The pizza problem

Peg and Cat decide to open a pizzeria using Peg's knowledge about fractions to best serve the customers.

Oct 19, 2017
The secret life of a tiger by Wechterowicz, Przemysław, author. The secret life of a tiger

At night, Tiger's strange and heartwarming hobbies come to light.

Oct 15, 2017
The secret life of squirrels - a love story by Rose, Nancy (Nancy Patricia), 1954- author, illustrator. The secret life of squirrels - a love story

Mr. Peanuts, a most unusual squirrel, is lonely as Valentine's Day nears but he meets Rosie in the bookstore and soon they are nuts about each other.

Oct 19, 2017
The steam roller by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952, author. The steam roller

Oct 18, 2017
The tiny tale of Little Pea by Calì, Davide, 1972- author. The tiny tale of Little Pea

When Little Pea starts school, he realizes just how small he is compared to all the other children.

Oct 19, 2017
The wolf, the duck & the mouse by Barnett, Mac, author. The wolf, the duck & the mouse

When a mouse is swallowed by a wolf, he learns that a duck devoured earlier has set up a table to enjoy the food the gluttonous predator eats.

Oct 17, 2017
There's nothing to do! by Petty, Dev, author. There's nothing to do!

Bored and unable to find anything to do, Frog asks his friends for suggestions and discovers that sometimes doing nothing is best.

Oct 17, 2017
This is a good story by Lehrhaupt, Adam, author. This is a good story

A girl picks up her colored pencils and starts drawing a story, with frequent input from the narrator, of a Hero and Heroine rescuing the townsfolk of Our Setting, who have been imprisoned in the Dungeon of the Evil Overlord.

Oct 18, 2017
This is a poem that heals fish by Siméon, Jean-Pierre, 1950- This is a poem that heals fish

After his mother, hurrying to her tuba lesson, tells him that a poem will cure his pet fish's boredom, a little boy tries to find out what a poem is by asking friends, neighbors, and other members of his family.

Oct 15, 2017
This is not a normal animal book by Segal-Walters, Julie, author. This is not a normal animal book

"An author and illustrator try to work together to create a book about animals, but have very different ideas about what it should look like"--

Oct 15, 2017
Thomas & friends. Thomas and the snowy tracks. by Thomas & friends. Thomas and the snowy tracks.

"An all-new Thomas & Friends winter story! Thomas the Tank Engine and his friend Gordon face a gigantic snowfall and a monster-size snowball on the Island of Sodor in a glitter-sprinkled story about two determined steam engines that think they can overcome adversity--and do! Train-loving boys and girls ages 3 to 7 won’t be able to resist this sparkly paperback storybook with its glittery cover, glitter-sprinkled pages, and big glitter-covered poster of Thomas inside!"--

Oct 19, 2017
Three Little Monkeys by Blake, Quentin/ Chichester Clark, Emma (ILT) Three Little Monkeys

Oct 19, 2017
Through your eyes - my child's gift to me by Earhardt, Ainsley, 1976- author. Through your eyes - my child's gift to me

Follow along as a young girl shares her sense of wonder and surprise on a trip to the park.

Oct 19, 2017
Thunder horse by Bunting, Eve, 1928- author. Thunder horse

Relates the friendship and love between a little girl and the winged horse she receives as a gift.

Oct 19, 2017
Tricky by Rust, Kari, author, illustrator. Tricky

When a new baker moves to town, Tricky, a dog, learns the truth about the tricks The Duke has taught him to play on the townspeople and is inspired to set things right.

Oct 19, 2017
Trucks galore by Stein, Peter (Peter Lawrence) Trucks galore

Whether hauling dirt or carrying treats, hurrying to put out a fire or hailing from outer space, this endless array of big, noisy vehicles is a dream parade for every child who loves trucks.

Oct 19, 2017
Waltz of the Snowflakes by Mackay, Elly Waltz of the Snowflakes

Oct 15, 2017
Way far away on a wild safari by Peck, Jan. Way far away on a wild safari

When his grandmother bakes him animal cookies, a young boy imagines himself on a wild safari where he encounters a wide variety of exotic animals.

Oct 18, 2017
Wee Sister Strange by Grant, Holly, author. Wee Sister Strange

"A wild, nameless girl the townspeople call Wee Sister Strange roams through forests and marshes and bogs in search for a bedtime story"--

Oct 15, 2017
What George forgot by Wolff, Kathy, author. What George forgot

"George is great at remembering things. When it's time to get ready for school, he remembers to wake up his family and put on his favorite fuzzy sweater and brand-new superhero watch. So why does George feel like he is forgetting something? Readers know what George forgot, but will he ever figure it out?"--

Oct 14, 2017
When the moon comes by Harbridge, Paul, author. When the moon comes

Oct 19, 2017
Where are you, Wilbert? by Oskarsson, Bárður, 1972- author. Where are you, Wilbert?

While playing hide-and-seek with her imaginary friend Wilbert, a young rat asks a crocodile for help finding him.

Oct 19, 2017
Where Oliver fits by Atkinson, Cale, author, illustrator. Where Oliver fits

As a little puzzle piece, Oliver wonders where he fits in and hopes that it is somewhere exciting, but he tries too hard to fit in places where he doesn't belong.

Oct 19, 2017
Willy and the Cloud by Browne, Anthony/ Browne, Anthony (ILT) Willy and the Cloud

Oct 19, 2017
Windows by Denos, Julia, author. Windows

Walking his dog at dusk, one boy catches glimpses of the lives around him in this lovely ode to autumn evenings, exploring your neighborhood, and coming home.

Oct 19, 2017
Winter dance by Bauer, Marion Dane, author. Winter dance

A fox wonders how he should prepare for the coming winter, but what other animals advise will not work for him until another fox comes to his aid.

Oct 19, 2017
Wooden camel by Kahiu, Wanuri. Wooden camel

Picture storybooks. Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older brother when they race. But with the price of water rising, Etabo's father must sell the camels, and his siblings must find work. What will Etabo do now? From acclaimed Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu and award-winning illustrator Manuela Adreani, this story of love and hope centres on the inspiring Turkana people of north-west Kenya. Told with gentleness and humour, it is a universal story about keeping

Oct 17, 2017
Xander's panda party by Park, Linda Sue, author. Xander's panda party

Xander's plan to host a panda party falls through, since he is the only panda at the zoo, but when he extends the invitation to all of the bears, complications ensue. Includes author's note on the wonders of the animal kingdom and the international effort to save pandas from extinction.

Oct 19, 2017
Yak and Dove by Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author. Yak and Dove

One day as Yak and Dove list their differences they come to the conclusion that maybe they aren't meant to be friends. In the hope of finding a new best friend, Yak holds auditions. But when a small feathered contestant sings Yak s favorite song, the two begin to think that maybe they are alike after all.

Oct 17, 2017
You must bring a hat! by Philip, Simon, 1988- author. You must bring a hat!

A young boy is invited to the biggest, bestest party of all time, but he is told he must bring a hat.

Oct 19, 2017
You're all kinds of wonderful by Tillman, Nancy, author, illustrator. You're all kinds of wonderful

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text encourage a child to explore his or her own interests to discover what makes him or her unique and special.

Oct 19, 2017
Zelda's big adventure by Alafaci, Marie, 1961- author. Zelda's big adventure

Zelda, determined to be the first chicken in space, carries on with her plans to build a spaceship, complete her training, and design experiments, even if her friends do not want to help.

Oct 15, 2017