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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 23, 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 littlest train by Gall, Chris, author, illustrator. The littlest train

"When a toy train falls off a train table, he gets lost in the outside world, but after meeting many different trains who help him along the way, he is finally able to return home"--

Oct 21, 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 23, 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 secret life of squirrels by Rose, Nancy (Nancy Patricia), 1954- The secret life of squirrels

"Mr. Peanuts, a rather unusual squirrel who enjoys playing the piano and reading, learns that everything is more fun with a friend"--

Oct 21, 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 23, 2017

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