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A Christmas for Bear by Becker, Bonny, author. A Christmas for Bear

Celebrating Christmas for the first time, Bear and his friend Mouse have a party, but whenever Bear comes back from the kitchen with more treats Mouse has vanished in search of a present.

Sep 19, 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

Sep 23, 2017
Accident! by Tsurumi, Andrea Accident!

Sep 22, 2017
All the way to Havana by Engle, Margarita, author. All the way to Havana

A boy helps his father keep their very old car running as they make a trip to Havana for his newborn cousin's zero-year birthday. Includes author's note about cars in Cuba.

Sep 22, 2017
Baabwaa & Wooliam by Elliott, David, 1947- author. Baabwaa & Wooliam

Baabwaa and William are friends, and together they decide to have an adventure of their own. After meeting a fierce wolf in sheep's wool they form an unusual friendship with the wolf, teaching him to read and knit. They also lose a little weight.

Sep 17, 2017
Baby Cakes by Heras, Theo/ Benoit, Renneþ (ILT) Baby Cakes

Sep 22, 2017
Bat count - a citizen science story by Forrester, Anna, 1966- author. Bat count - a citizen science story

"Jojo is prepping for an exciting night; it's time for the bat count! Bats have always been a welcome presence during the summers in the family barn. But over the years, the numbers have dwindled as many bats in the area caught white-nose syndrome. Jojo and her family count the bats and send the numbers to scientists who study bats, to see if the bat population can recover. On a summer evening, the family quietly makes their way to the lawn to watch the sky and count the visitors to their farm"-

Sep 22, 2017
Beautiful by McAnulty, Stacy, author. Beautiful

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

Sep 22, 2017
Best pirate by Winters, Kari-Lynn, 1969- author. Best pirate

Augusta Garrick has proven that her helpful and gentle-hearted ways don't make her a bad pirate. In fact, she is even a good pirate. But when her clumsiness destroys a treasure map and injures First Mate Scully, she knows she must learn to be even better.Eager to make things right, Augusta sets out alone for Crossbones Island. She may not have a map, but she is nimble and fearless! At least, she is trying to be fearless. But there are strange shadows on Crossbones Island, and the Tuna Lubbers' c

Sep 22, 2017
Big machines - the story of Virginia Lee Burton by Rinker, Sherri Duskey, author. Big machines - the story of Virginia Lee Burton

Desribes the life of the children's book author and illustrator, conveying her life at Folly Cove, her love of dance, and how she was able to create images of machinery, including those used in her book, Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel.

Sep 19, 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.

Sep 22, 2017
Brave by McAnulty, Stacy/ Lew-Vriethoff, Joanne (ILT) Brave

Sep 22, 2017
Chicken in the kitchen by Okorafor, Nnedi, author. Chicken in the kitchen

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Sep 22, 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"--

Sep 22, 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.

Sep 20, 2017
Count your chickens by Bogart, Jo Ellen, author. Count your chickens

"Chickens, chickens everywhere -- going to the county fair! Follow a family of chickens as they prepare for their big outing. You'll see chickens wondering what to wear, baking pies, painting their toes and knitting socks. A stroll through town reveals that everyone else is excited for the festivities too. There are so many sights to see! Over there we see racers sprinting to the finish line. Over here, farmers showing off their best crops. Clowns, entertainers and musicians take the stage. And

Sep 21, 2017
Counting with Tiny Cat by Schwarz, Viviane, author, illustrator. Counting with Tiny Cat

Tiny Cat is very confident at counting to four balls of yarn, but when more and more come bouncing into Tiny Cat's life, things get tricky! Of course, Tiny Cat finds the perfect way to settle the matter - sleep on it.

Sep 23, 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.

Sep 22, 2017
Curious George harvest hoedown by Gold, Gina, author. 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!

Sep 22, 2017
Don't go to school! by Zepf, Máire, author. Don't go to school!

Benno is really excited for his first day of school, but Mommy wants him to stay at home with her.

Sep 23, 2017