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Draw the line by Otoshi, Kathryn, author, illustrator. Draw the line

After two boys drawing their own lines realize they can connect them, a misstep creates a rift between them.

Oct 17, 2017
Drop by drop - a story of Rabbi Akiva by Jules, Jacqueline, 1956- author. Drop by drop - a story of Rabbi Akiva

"With his wife's encouragement, a shepherd learns to read at age 40 and eventually becomes one of the greatest sages in Jewish history"--Provided by publisher.

Oct 17, 2017
Ellie in concert by Wu, Mike, author, illustrator. Ellie in concert

"Since Ellie the elephant saved her home with her wonderful paintings, the zoo is back in business and the animals are more energetic than ever. All except for Lucy the giraffe, who hasn't been able to sleep with all the noise. Determined to help her friend, Ellie tries to tone down the ruckus and organize the animals into an orchestra"--

Oct 17, 2017
Everything is Mama by Fallon, Jimmy, author. Everything is Mama

A lot of babies' first words were Dada. However, everything after that was Mama. Readers take a look from a baby's point of view as different animals try to teach their children that there are other words in addition to Mama for familiar objects and activities.

Oct 18, 2017
Fox and the Bike Ride by Tabor, Corey R. Fox and the Bike Ride

Oct 15, 2017
Frida Kahlo and the bravest girl in the world by Anholt, Laurence, author, illustrator. Frida Kahlo and the bravest girl in the world

"When Mariana goes to Frida Kahlo's house to have her portrait painted by the famous Mexican artist, she is scared. She's a little bit afraid of the beautiful lady with her exotic pets and her "frog-toad" --and she's heard that Frida keeps a skeleton in her bedroom! But as Frida paints Mariana, their friendship blossoms. Frida tells Mariana about her life and the terrible accident that almost killed her, while Mariana discovers how love, creativity, determination, and above all--courage-- can gi

Oct 13, 2017
Game of gnomes by Mayer, Kirsten, author. Game of gnomes

Tired of being known only for her curly red hair, Ginger Gnome competes in the Winter Gnome Games, where she definitely gets attention.

Oct 15, 2017
Happy birthday, Cupcake! by Border, Terry, 1965- author. Happy birthday, Cupcake!

On her birthday, Cupcake and her friend Muffin try to come up with an idea for a party that all of their friends, from Soup to Ice Cream Sundae, could enjoy.

Oct 15, 2017
Harold's fairy tale - further adventures with the purple crayon by Johnson, Crockett, 1906-1975. Harold's fairy tale - further adventures with the purple crayon

With his purple crayon Harold draws his way into an enchanted garden troubled by a giant witch.

Oct 13, 2017
Harvest home by Yolen, Jane. Harvest home

A young farm girl and her family bring in the new harvest and celebrate with prayers, songs, and a festive meal. Includes instructions for making a harvest doll from corn husks.

Oct 13, 2017
His Royal Highness, King Baby - a terrible true story by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960- author. His Royal Highness, King Baby - a terrible true story

On one horrible day, a new ruler is born into a young princess s family a ruler she dubs His Royal Highness, King Baby. This small interloper is so smelly. He is so noisy. And all the talk in the Land is about him ( Such a nice burp! Oh, what a lovely poo-poo! ), nonstop, ALL THE TIME! Has there ever been such an era of wicked rule?

Oct 15, 2017
Hooray for books! by Won, Brian, author, illustrator. Hooray for books!

While Turtle seeks his favorite book, each of his friends offers his or her favorite to thank him for sharing.

Oct 17, 2017
How to make friends with a ghost by Green, Rebecca, 1986- author, illustrator. How to make friends with a ghost

What do you do when you meet a ghost? One: Provide the ghost with some of its favorite snacks, like mud tarts and earwax truffles. Two: Tell your ghost bedtime stories (ghosts love to be read to). Three: Make sure no one mistakes your ghost for whipped cream or a marshmallow when you aren't looking! If you follow these few simple steps and the rest of the essential tips in How to Make Friends with a Ghost, you'll see how a ghost friend will lovingly grow up and grow old with you.

Oct 15, 2017
Hungry Bird by Tankard, Jeremy, author, illustrator. Hungry Bird

"Bird is hiking with his friends when his tummy rumbles. But no one packed him a snack that he likes! With every step, his hunger mounts until he collapses on the ground. How will Bird survive if he doesn't eat the perfect something this instant?!"--

Oct 13, 2017
I am peace - a book of mindfulness by Verde, Susan, author. I am peace - a book of mindfulness

A child starts to get carried away with worry and rushing thoughts before taking a breath, steadying, observing thoughts, feeling kindness, feeling thankful, and experiencing the world.

Oct 13, 2017
I don't want to be big by Petty, Dev, author. I don't want to be big

Little Frog does not want to grow up, and he gives his father all sorts of reasons why being small is best.

Oct 17, 2017
I have a balloon by Bernstein, Ariel, author. I have a balloon

"Owl has a red balloon and Monkey wants it, but Owl does not want to share. So Monkey tries to find something to trade for the balloon"--

Oct 13, 2017
I love you like a pig by Barnett, Mac, author. I love you like a pig

Humorous text and illustrations celebrate the tender and silly moments found in life.

Oct 13, 2017
I want that nut! by Valentine, Madeline, author. I want that nut!

"Mouse and Chipmunk covet the same nut"--

Oct 17, 2017
Imagine by Lennon, John, 1940-1980, author. Imagine

Illustrates, through the eyes of a little pigeon, John Lennon's song about imagining a world at peace, in which people of all sorts live as one. Includes afterword about peace, freedom, and Amnesty International.

Oct 17, 2017