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A different pond by Phi, Bao, 1975- author. A different pond

"As a young boy, Bao Phi awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam"--

Aug 10, 2017
A pattern for Pepper by Kraulis, Julie, author, illustrator. A pattern for Pepper

"Pepper is getting a dress made for a special occasion. It's the first dress that has ever been made just for her, and she wants it to be perfect. But what pattern is right for her? Pepper is particular, and nothing works at first. Dotted Swiss? Too plain. Houndstooth? Not enough color. Pinstripe? Too glum. As Pepper learns about each fabric, she finds a reason why it's just not the one. Will Pepper ever be able to find the perfect pattern?"--Provided by publisher.

Aug 16, 2017
After the fall (how Humpty Dumpty got back up again) / How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Santat, Dan, author, illustrator. After the fall (how Humpty Dumpty got back up again) / 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.

Aug 12, 2017
Another way to climb a tree by Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton, author. Another way to climb a tree

"When Lulu's feeling well, she climbs every tree in sight. But when Lulu's sick, all she has is her imagination and a shadow"--

Aug 16, 2017
Ariel and the big baby ; Rapunzel finds a friend by Ariel and the big baby ; Rapunzel finds a friend

Whales are going to swim by, and Ariel is on her way to see them! But when she passes her jumpy Flounder along the way, she knows she can't tell him where she's going because he would be too scared to come. Flounder decides to join Ariel for a swim, but how will he react when he finds out where she's really going? -- Looking for a friend, Rapunzel, a lonely little girl, tries to fill her time with hobbies, but when she discovers mysterious footprints in the tower she finds a new opportunity to m

Aug 10, 2017
Bear make den by Godwin, Jane, 1964- author. Bear make den

Bear has made a wonderful den for himself, but finds that no matter what he adds to his den, something is missing.

Aug 16, 2017
Because your daddy loves you by Clements, Andrew, 1949- author. Because your daddy loves you

When things go wrong during a day at the beach, like a ball that drifts away or a gooey ice cream mess, a father could do a lot of things but always picks the loving one.

Aug 10, 2017
Better pirate by Winters, Kari-Lynn, 1969- author. Better pirate

Aug 14, 2017
Bob and Tom by Cazet, Denys, author, illustrator. Bob and Tom

While thinking about what they should do with their day, two turkeys lose their names and learn about swimming suits.

Aug 16, 2017
Boo who? by Clanton, Ben, 1988- Boo who?

"Boo is new--and it can be scary being new, especially for a shy ghost who can't play any of the other kids' games. Can Boo find a way to fit in and make friends with the rest of the group?"--

Aug 10, 2017
Cap'n Rex & his clever crew by Herz, Henry, author. Cap'n Rex & his clever crew

Dinosaur buccaneers use their armored plates, strong tails, and mighty wings to plunder buried treasure.

Aug 12, 2017
Creepy pair of underwear! by Reynolds, Aaron, 1970- author. Creepy pair of underwear!

"A young rabbit is frightened by his underwear"--

Aug 12, 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"--

Aug 12, 2017
Dogosaurus Rex by Staniszewski, Anna, author. Dogosaurus Rex

Ben selects from the shelter a most unusual "dog" that wreaks havoc in town until she has a chance to prove her worth.

Aug 16, 2017
Duck and Hippo, lost and found by London, Jonathan, 1947- author. Duck and Hippo, lost and found

When Duck and Hippo join their friends for a picnic, Hippo forgets to bring anything to share and heads off into the forest to find some berries.

Aug 12, 2017
Emma's circus by Fleming, Candace, author. Emma's circus

"A girl is excited when the circus comes to town, but her family on the farm is too busy with chores to enjoy it"--

Aug 16, 2017
Found dogs by Sirotich, Erica, author, illustrator. Found dogs

"Counts up ten dogs who are waiting in a shelter, then counts back down to one as each dog is adopted"--

Aug 10, 2017
Frankie by Sullivan, Mary, 1958- author, illustrator. Frankie

When shelter dog Frankie arrives at his new home, he finds that all of the toys belong to the other dog in the house, Nico, but they soon find a way to share.

Aug 14, 2017
Goldfish Ghost by Snicket, Lemony, author. Goldfish Ghost

The adventures of a goldfish who just died.

Aug 11, 2017
Good Day, Good Night by Brown, Margaret Wise/ Long, Loren (ILT) Good Day, Good Night

Aug 12, 2017
Goodnight world by Gliori, Debi, author, illustrator. Goodnight world

"Join in the list of important things to say goodnight to--ships, animals, plants, toys and, of course, the sun"--

Aug 10, 2017
Grandma's tiny house - a counting story! by Brown-Wood, JaNay, author. Grandma's tiny house - a counting story!

In rhyming text, when the whole family and guests show up for the big dinner at Grandma's house, it becomes clear that the house is much too small to hold them all.

Aug 16, 2017
Halloween good night by Grabill, Rebecca, author. Halloween good night

"Ghastly ghouls count down to Halloween"--

Aug 12, 2017
Hello goodbye dog by Gianferrari, Maria, author. Hello goodbye dog

A student who uses a wheelchair finds a way to see her dog each day in school.

Aug 10, 2017
Here comes teacher Cat by Underwood, Deborah, author. Here comes teacher Cat

"Cat is not so keen on stepping in as substitute teacher at Kitty School, but he's surprised by how much he's able to teach the kittens--and how much he learns from them"--

Aug 16, 2017
His Royal Highness, King Baby - A Terrible True Story by Lloyd-Jones, Sally/ Roberts, David (ILT) His Royal Highness, King Baby - A Terrible True Story

Aug 12, 2017
I want that nut! by Valentine, Madeline, author. I want that nut!

"Mouse and Chipmunk covet the same nut"--

Aug 12, 2017
I want to be in a scary story by Taylor, Sean, 1965- author. I want to be in a scary story

Monster wants to be in a scary story, so the narrator provides a story with scary forests, spooky houses, ghosts, and witches.

Aug 12, 2017
Jack and the beanstalk and the french fries by Teague, Mark, author, illustrator. Jack and the beanstalk and the french fries

In this humorous version of the traditional tale, Jack's magic beanstalk produces so many beans that soon everyone in the village is sick of eating them, and mad at Jack, and when he climbs the beanstalk he finds that Mr. Giant is equally fed up with beans--but fortunately Mrs. Giant suggests a solution to their diet problem.

Aug 16, 2017
King of the Sky by Davies, Nicola, 1958- author. King of the Sky

When a young boy moves from his home in Italy to Wales, the only thing that cheers him up are the racing pigeons that Mr. Evans keeps in a loft behind his house.

Aug 12, 2017
La La La - A Story of Hope by DiCamillo, Kate/ Kim, Jaime (ILT) La La La - A Story of Hope

Aug 12, 2017
Leap! by Lawson, JonArno, author. Leap!

Aug 14, 2017
Little Elliot, big country by Curato, Mike, author, illustrator. Little Elliot, big country

Elliot the little elephant and his best friend, Mouse, play hide-and-seek during an autumn vacation in the countryside.

Aug 12, 2017
Little red riding sheep by Lodding, Linda Ravin, author. Little red riding sheep

Arnold the sheep wants to play Little Red Riding Hood, and he has suggestions on how to make the story better.

Aug 16, 2017
Magic for sale by Clickard, Carrie (Carrie L.), author. Magic for sale

A young boy tracks down an elusive ghost in the hidden rooms of a fantastical magic shop.

Aug 16, 2017
Mama Lion wins the race by Muth, Jon J., author, illustrator. Mama Lion wins the race

Mama Lion, Tigey, the Flying Pandinis, and the Knitted Monkeys compete in a road race, and when the Pandinis stop to help Mama Lion, she is happy to return the favor.

Aug 16, 2017
Marigold bakes a cake by Malbrough, Mike, author, illustrator. Marigold bakes a cake

Marigold the cat likes everything just so, but when he sets out to bake a perfect cake one Monday, he is interrupted by one finch, two pigeons, and three loons.

Aug 10, 2017
Me and you and the red canoe by Pendziwol, Jean, author. Me and you and the red canoe

"In the stillness of a summer dawn, two siblings leave their campsite with fishing rods, tackle and bait, and push a red canoe into the lake. A perfect morning on the water unfolds, with thrilling glimpses of wildlife along the way."--

Aug 10, 2017
Mighty Moby by Young, Ed, artist. Mighty Moby

A bedtime story of a whale hunt inspired by the classic tale of the hunt for Moby Dick, here with a new twist. Deep in the dark ocean, Mighty Moby lurks. Up above the ocean waves, a one-legged captain pursues the whale he clashed with long ago.

Aug 16, 2017
Monkey brother by Auerbach, Adam, author, illustrator. Monkey brother

A boy describes the difficulty, as well as the fun, that can come from having a younger brother who is a monkey.

Aug 12, 2017
Motor Goose - rhymes that go! by Colby, Rebecca, 1968- author. Motor Goose - rhymes that go!

A collection of nursery rhymes with vehicular themes, such as "Tow, Tow, Tow the Car" and "Twinkle, Twinkle, UFO".

Aug 11, 2017
My Dog Mouse by Lindstrom, Eva My Dog Mouse

Aug 12, 2017
My very own space by Goodhart, Pippa, author. My very own space

A rabbit longs for a space just for himself, so he tries to secure one by drawing a circle on the floor.

Aug 12, 2017
My wounded island by Pasquet, Jacques, 1948- author. My wounded island

"In this heartbreakingly tender picture book, a young girl and her family become climate refugees as the small island they call home is slowly engulfed by rising sea levels."--

Aug 16, 2017
Nerdy Birdy tweets by Reynolds, Aaron, 1970- author. Nerdy Birdy tweets

Spending all of his time on social media making online friends, Nerdy Birdy neglects his live friend, Vulture.

Aug 16, 2017
Not Friends by Bender, Rebecca Not Friends

Aug 12, 2017
On the Night of the Shooting Star by Hest, Amy/ Desmond, Jenni (ILT) On the Night of the Shooting Star

Aug 12, 2017
Pete the Cat. Out of this world by Dean, James, 1957- author. Pete the Cat. Out of this world

Pete the cat builds rockets and embarks on a special mission to outer space, where he floats in extra-cool zero gravity.

Aug 10, 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.

Aug 12, 2017
Plankton is pushy by Fenske, Jonathan, author. Plankton is pushy

Plankton tries hard to get Mister Mussel to return a friendly greeting, but when Mussel finally opens his mouth the results are unfortunate for Plankton.

Aug 14, 2017
Princess Truly in I am Truly by Greenawalt, Kelly, author. Princess Truly in I am Truly

"Princess Truly's rhyming adventures are a celebration of individuality, girl power, diversity, and dreaming big!"--

Aug 10, 2017
Pug & Pig trick-or-treat by Gallion, Sue Lowell, author. Pug & Pig trick-or-treat

Pig is excited about Halloween but Pug loses his holiday spirit because of his uncomfortable costume.

Aug 12, 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.

Aug 12, 2017
Race! by Fliess, Sue, author. Race!

Cars line up for the Winner's Cup, and with one car smaller than the rest, they all speed down mountains, by waterfalls, through tunnels, and past landslides to the finish line.

Aug 10, 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.

Aug 12, 2017
Rock-a-bye baby by Cabrera, Jane, author, illustrator. Rock-a-bye baby

"Different animals soothe their babies to sleep in this new version of the familiar folk song"--

Aug 14, 2017
Say zoop! by Tullet, Hervé, author. Say zoop!

Minimal text and simple directions, and the reader's imagination lead the reader to experiment with different types of sound in this interactive book.

Aug 16, 2017
Seamus's short story by Hartt-Sussman, Heather, author. Seamus's short story

"Seamus would give anything to be taller! One day, while playing dress-up in his mother's closet, he finds a way to reach new heights. With his mother's high-heeled shoes on, Seamus can suddenly reach everything that was once too high: the top-floor elevator button, the chocolate milk in the fridge, the TV remote and that horrid picture of him as a baby. But when Seamus encounters problems that can't be solved from a great height, he has to admit that sometimes being small just isn't so bad."--

Aug 10, 2017
Sleep tight, Charlie by Escoffier, Michaël, 1970- author. Sleep tight, Charlie

Charlie goes through his bedtime preparations, closes his eyes, and drifts off to sleep, only to be awakened repeatedly by noisy animals outside his window.

Aug 12, 2017
Smoot - a rebellious shadow by Cuevas, Michelle, author. Smoot - a rebellious shadow

After Smoot the shadow comes unstuck from his boy, he has a wild time that inspires other shadows to live out their dreams.

Aug 12, 2017
Sparkle boy by Newman, Lesléa, author. Sparkle boy

"Three-year-old Casey wants what his older sister, Jessie, has--a shimmery skirt, glittery painted nails, and a sparkly bracelet--but Jessie does not approve. After two boys tease Casey about his appearance, Jessie evolves to a place of acceptance and celebration of her gender creative younger brother"--

Aug 11, 2017
Stay - a girl, a dog, a bucket list by Klise, Kate, author. Stay - a girl, a dog, a bucket list

Eli the dog has been with Astrid since she was a baby, and now that Eli is getting older and slowing down, Astrid wants to make fun memories with him, but knows what is most important to Eli is the time he spends with Astrid.

Aug 16, 2017
Still stuck by Yoshitake, Shinsuke, 1973- author, illustrator. Still stuck

At bath time, a boy who believes he is ready to dress and undress himself gets stuck in his clothes, then imagines what life will be like if he remains that way forever.

Aug 12, 2017
Super Saurus saves kindergarten by Underwood, Deborah, author. Super Saurus saves kindergarten

Arnold, who is nervous about his first day of kindergarten, transforms himself into Super Saurus to face what turns out to be not so frightening, after all.

Aug 10, 2017
Super slug of doom - a Super Happy Magic Forest story by Long, Matty, author, illustrator. Super slug of doom - a Super Happy Magic Forest story

When Blossom the Unicorn accidentally releases Zorgoth the slug from captivity, the reluctant heroes of the Super Happy Magic Forest must find a way stop him from drinking the potion of power which will give him the ability to destroy the forest.

Aug 14, 2017
Tea with Oliver by Song, Mika, author, illustrator. Tea with Oliver

Oliver wants to drink tea with a friend. Philbert, who loves tea, tries to get Oliver's attention.

Aug 10, 2017
The 12 sleighs of Christmas by Rinker, Sherri Duskey, author. The 12 sleighs of Christmas

When, two weeks before Christmas, the elves discover that Santa's sleigh is in a bad state, twelve teams of elves set out to build twelve different sleighs: a souped up hot rod, a semitruck that flies, a ship that sails in the sky, and each version is more elaborate than the one before--but which will Santa choose?

Aug 11, 2017
The Berenstain Bears and baby makes five by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005. The Berenstain Bears and baby makes five

Sister Bear is upset by all the attention her new baby sister is receiving.

Aug 14, 2017
The Berenstain bears and too much junk food by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005. The Berenstain bears and too much junk food

Mama Bear starts a campaign to convince her family that they are eating too much junk food.

Aug 14, 2017
The Berenstain bears don't pollute (anymore) by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005 The Berenstain bears don't pollute (anymore)

The Bears in Bear Country grow concerned about how pollution and waste of natural resources are damaging the world around them, so they form The Earthsavers Club.

Aug 11, 2017
The Berenstain Bears get their kicks by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005. The Berenstain Bears get their kicks

When Brother and Sister try out for soccer teams, Papa is at first disappointed that they do not want to play baseball, but he changes his mind when he sees them practice.

Aug 16, 2017
The Berenstain bears visit the dentist by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005. The Berenstain bears visit the dentist

Sister and Brother get some needed dental attention.

Aug 14, 2017
The Berenstain Bears' funny valentine by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005. The Berenstain Bears' funny valentine

As Valentine's Day approaches, Sister hopes for more attention from one boy and less from another.

Aug 14, 2017
The Berenstain Bears' trouble with money by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005. The Berenstain Bears' trouble with money

Brother and Sister Bear learn some important lessons about earning and spending money.

Aug 14, 2017
The five forms by McClintock, Barbara, author, illustrator. The five forms

"A little girl conjures increasingly destructive animals using Chinese martial arts poses."--

Aug 12, 2017
The frog in the well by Tresselt, Alvin, 1916-2000, author. The frog in the well

Certain that the world is ending when the well he lives in runs dry, a frog hops out and discovers trees, flowers, and other creatures he never imagined.

Aug 16, 2017
The giant of Jum by Woollard, Elli, author. The giant of Jum

A hungry giant wants to eat Jack for a snack but is waylaid by other children who need his help.

Aug 10, 2017
The only fish in the sea by Stead, Philip Christian, author. The only fish in the sea

Sadie and Sherman set out to rescue little Ellsworth, the goldfish Amy Scott received for her birthday and threw right into the ocean.

Aug 12, 2017
The scariest book ever by Shea, Bob, author, illustrator. The scariest book ever

"This is the scariest book ever! Or so claims its melodramatic ghost narrator. You can go ahead and turn the page, but don't expect him to come with you. He is a big scaredy-cat!"--

Aug 16, 2017
The thumbtack dancer by Tryon, Leslie, author. The thumbtack dancer

Gus is a most promising, most energetic and most talented young dancer who figures out how to make enough money to upgrade his tip-a-tap thumbtack sneakers to a new pair of real tap shoes that could slap-a-dee-dap, slap-a-dee-dap on a real dance floor. He uses his public street dancing and thumbtack shoes to tap his way down the sidewalk and right up to the big red door of the dance studio.

Aug 14, 2017
This is a ball - books that drive kids crazy! by Stanton, Beck, author, illustrator. This is a ball - books that drive kids crazy!

"In this humorous parody of a concept book for young children, words and pictures don't match, inviting contrary responses from readers"--

Aug 10, 2017
Truckeroo school by Kirk, David, 1955- author, illustrator. Truckeroo school

Little monsters and the trucks they have built attend school together in Monster Town.

Aug 12, 2017
Waiting for Goliath by Damm, Antje, author, illustrator. Waiting for Goliath

While waiting for his friend Goliath, Bear ignores the suggestion made by other animals that Goliath will never arrive.

Aug 12, 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"--

Aug 14, 2017
When a wolf is hungry by Naumann-Villemin, Christine, 1964- author. When a wolf is hungry

When Edmond Bigsnout, a lone wolf, sets out to satisfy his craving for a city rabbit, his efforts are foiled by apartment dwellers who think he is a new neighbor.

Aug 14, 2017
Where's Rodney? by Bogan, Carmen, author. Where's Rodney?

Rodney was inside, but always wanted to be outside. His class takes a field trip to the park.

Aug 10, 2017
Whobert Whover, owl detective by Gallaher, Jason, author. Whobert Whover, owl detective

When Whobert Whover, owl detective finds Perry the possum lying still on the ground, he sets out to determine who is responsible for his condition and questions the nearby wildlife.

Aug 10, 2017
Whose moon is that by Krans, Kim, author, illustrator. Whose moon is that

"A picture book that shows that the wonders of the moon belong to no one--and everyone"

Aug 16, 2017
Yo Soy Muslim by Gonzales, Mark/ Amini, Mehrdokht (ILT) Yo Soy Muslim

Aug 12, 2017
You look yummy! by Miyanishi, Tatsuya, 1956- author, illustrator. You look yummy!

A baby ankylosaurus and a big tyrannosaurus become a family.

Aug 10, 2017