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The rooster who would not be quiet! by Deedy, Carmen Agra, author. The rooster who would not be quiet!

"The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow. The silenced populace, invigorated by the rooster's bravery, ousts the tyrannical mayor and returns their city to its free and clamorous state"--

Feb 23, 2017
The road home by Cotton, Katie, author. The road home

Animals teach their young how to find home in the forest.

Feb 27, 2017
The Nuts - keep rolling! by Litwin, Eric, author. The Nuts - keep rolling!

Hazel and Wally want to be big and tall so they start rolling, picking up mud and goo that makes them seem bigger but leads to a series of problems they can avoid only if they keep rolling.

Feb 23, 2017
The Lending Zoo by Asch, Frank, author, illustrator. The Lending Zoo

Overseeing a "zoo-brary" that lends out all types of animals, librarian Miss Perkins discovers that the tiger has gone missing, a disappearance that triggers a citywide search alongside a new friend.

Feb 23, 2017
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Daywalt, Drew/ Rex, Adam (ILT) The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

Feb 23, 2017
The land of Nod by Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. The land of Nod

Ever wondered about the mysterious place we all visit when we fall asleep? Robert Louis Stevenson's classic children's poem about dreamland is given new life in this wonderfully illustrated book. Accompanied by Robert Hunter's bold and beautiful illustrations, this picture book will bring the beloved Scottish author's work to a whole new generation of young readers.

Feb 22, 2017
The happy hunter by Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980, author. The happy hunter

A man who lives at the edge of the forest buys himself all the proper hunting equipment, and is very happy walking through the forest and aiming his gun, but never shooting.

Feb 23, 2017
The green umbrella by Kramer, Jackie Azúa, author. The green umbrella

When Elephant takes a quiet stroll with his green umbrella, he is hindered by Hedgehog, Cat, Bear, and Rabbit, each asserting that his umbrella is truly their boat, tent, flying machine, and cane.

Feb 23, 2017
The Giant Jumperee by Donaldson, Julia, author. The Giant Jumperee

A baby frog scares the other animals.

Feb 23, 2017
The egg thief by Adams, Alane, author. The egg thief

"Young Georgie wakes up to a morning of chores in 1920s Pennsylvania when he gets the bad news--someone has stolen all the eggs in the henhouse! The culprit is Buster, a stray dog who drags Georgie off on an adventure to find more eggs. Before Georgie can catch his breath, he's in over his head."--Page [2] of book jacket.

Feb 22, 2017
The Clue in the Papyrus Scroll by Warner, Gertrude Chandler (CRT)/ VanArsdale, Anthony (ILT) The Clue in the Papyrus Scroll

Feb 27, 2017
The catawampus cat by Eaton, Jason Carter, author. The catawampus cat

The catawampus cat walked into town one day at a slant, and since then everyone in town is seeing their world with fresh eyes.

Feb 27, 2017
The bear who wasn't there and the fabulous forest by Lavie, Oren, 1976- author. The bear who wasn't there and the fabulous forest

One day, a few minutes after Once Upon a Time, a bear awakes to find he has lost something very important: himself! He sets out into the Fabulous Forest to find himself, using only a few clues scrawled on a piece of paper: the bear he's looking for is a nice bear; he is a happy bear; and he's very handsome too! These sound like pretty good qualities to Bear, and so begins his memorable journey. With the help of Fabulous Forest critters like the Convenience Cow, the Lazy Lizard, and the Penultima

Feb 23, 2017
The alphabet thief by Richardson, Bill, 1955- author. The alphabet thief

When night falls, a peculiar thief steals each letter of the alphabet, creating a topsy-turvy world as she goes.

Feb 23, 2017
Stanley's store by Bee, William, author, illustrator. Stanley's store

During a busy day at the grocery store, Stanley uses a fork lift to remove fruits and vegetables from a truck, makes a display, and helps customers.

Feb 27, 2017
Spunky little monkey by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004, author. Spunky little monkey

Little monkey will not get out of bed, so the doctor prescribes some exercise, and monkey learns to dance.

Feb 22, 2017
Sometimes it's storks by Kelly, L. J. R, author. Sometimes it's storks

Relates where some babies come from as a parent tells a child of the long and strange journey that began with a careless stork and ended with the baby finally reaching home.

Feb 22, 2017
Shine! by McDonnell, Patrick, 1956- author. Shine!

"A starfish named Little Hoshi struggles to find happiness in her underwater ocean world and wishes she could be a star in the sky, but with the help of her ocean friends, she discovers the shine within"--

Feb 23, 2017
Share, Big Bear, Share! by Wright, Maureen/ Hillenbrand, Will (ILT) Share, Big Bear, Share!

Feb 23, 2017
Say hello, Sophie by Wells, Rosemary, author. Say hello, Sophie

"Sophie's parents tell her to say 'Hello,' 'Thank-you,' and 'Goodbye,' but the words stick like glue in Sophie's mouth and won't come out"--

Feb 27, 2017

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