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

A baby ankylosaurus and a big tyrannosaurus become a family.

Jul 24, 2017
You are my best friend by Miyanishi, Tatsuya, 1956- author, illustrator. You are my best friend

"Once upon a time a violent, mean, selfish Tyrannosaurus roamed the land, and all the other animals feared him. One day, while chasing other animals, the Tyrannosaurus falls into the ocean. The Elasmosaurus, who lives in the sea, saves his life, and the Tyrannosaurus says “thank you” for the very first time. From that day, the land creature and the sea creature become best friends. The author, Tatsuya Miyanishi, delivers a heartwarming story about friendship with vivid, brightly colored illustra

Jul 24, 2017
World pizza by Meng, Cece, author. World pizza

Mama wished for world peace--and then a pizza fell from the sky and landed gently on her lap.

Jul 24, 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.

Jul 24, 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.

Jul 24, 2017
Wet by Sookocheff, Carey, 1972- author, illustrator. Wet

Explores getting wet in good ways, such as stepping into a pool, and bad ways, such as sitting on a bench after rain.

Jul 24, 2017
Twindergarten by Ehrlich, Nikki, author. Twindergarten

"Dax and Zoe are twins. They go together like peanut butter and jelly. It's the night before the twins are starting kindergarten, and they have the just-about-to-start-school jitters. After all, they will be in different classrooms! What will kindergarten be like when they're not together all day? But Dax and Zoe will learn that kindergarten is full of new surprises and adventures, and being apart for a short while isn't so bad."--page 2 of cover.

Jul 24, 2017
The teacher's pet by Rissi, Anica Mrose, author. The teacher's pet

When a class pet proves to be more than a handful, the students agree they cannot keep him, but how will they convince their teacher, Mr. Stricter, who loves the strange creature?

Jul 24, 2017
Swish & Squeak's noisy day by Sif, Birgitta, author, illustrator. Swish & Squeak's noisy day

Hearing fascinating sounds while getting ready for school, two little mouse siblings embark on an imaginative day of crunching, stomping, swishing, nibbling, and smooching before settling down to the soothing sounds of a bedtime story.

Jul 24, 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.

Jul 24, 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"--

Jul 24, 2017
Seven rules you absolutely must not break if you want to survive the cafeteria by Grandits, John, author. Seven rules you absolutely must not break if you want to survive the cafeteria

Explains the rules a kid must follow to survive the perilous world of the lunchroom.

Jul 24, 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."--

Jul 24, 2017
Renato and the lion by DiLorenzo, Barbara, author, illustrator. Renato and the lion

The touching, magical story of a boy in a war-torn country and the stone lion that rescues him. Renato loves his home in Florence, Italy. He loves playing with his friends in the Piazza della Signoria. He loves walking home by the beautiful buildings and fountains with his father in the evenings. And he especially loves the stone lion who seems to smile at him from a pedestal in the piazza. The lion makes him feel safe. But one day his father tells him that their family must leave. Their country

Jul 24, 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.

Jul 24, 2017
The Queen's handbag by Antony, Steve, author, illustrator. The Queen's handbag

When a swan steals the Queen's handbag, she chases it all around the sights of Great Britain, including Stonehenge, the Giants Causeway, and Edinburgh Castle, until the swan and the handbag end up at the finish line of the London Marathon.

Jul 24, 2017
Prudence the part-time cow by Shaffer, Jody Jensen, author. Prudence the part-time cow

At first Prudence tries to fit in with the other cows in the herd, suppressing all her scientific smarts and imaginative inventing, but in a moment of inspiration, she realizes how to show the others that she can be a part-time cow and a full-time member of the herd.

Jul 24, 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!"--

Jul 24, 2017
Pete the cat out of this world by Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator. Pete the cat out of this world

Pete the Cat heads to space camp, where he floats in zero gravity, flies to the Moon, and plays an interstellar song for his fellow cat-stronauts.

Jul 24, 2017
Monster's new undies by Berger, Samantha, author. Monster's new undies

"When monster tries to put on his old underwear, it snaps! So it's off to go underwear shopping with mommy! Will monster ever find that perfect pair that makes him feel better?"--

Jul 24, 2017