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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
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
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
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
Curious George harvest hoedown by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977, creator. 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!

Oct 17, 2017
Choo choo - the story of a little engine who ran away by Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968, author, illustrator. Choo choo - the story of a little engine who ran away

A little engine decides it could go much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself.

Oct 17, 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"--

Oct 17, 2017
Brave by McAnulty, Stacy. Brave

Every kid faces unique challenges, fears and pressures. Every kid can be brave. This book encourages kids to be brave in all the ways they can: trying new things, speaking their mind, confronting bullies, and more.

Oct 17, 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.

Oct 17, 2017
Beautiful by McAnulty, Stacy, author. Beautiful

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

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

Oct 17, 2017
After the fall - how Humpty Dumpty got back up again by Santat, Dan, author, illustrator. After the fall - how Humpty Dumpty got back up again

After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.

Oct 17, 2017
Accident by Tsurumi, Andrea, author. Accident

When a clumsy armadillo named Lola knocks over a glass pitcher, she sets off a silly chain of events, encountering chaos wherever she goes.

Oct 17, 2017
Zelda's big adventure by Alafaci, Marie, 1961- author. Zelda's big adventure

Zelda, determined to be the first chicken in space, carries on with her plans to build a spaceship, complete her training, and design experiments, even if her friends do not want to help.

Oct 15, 2017
Wee Sister Strange by Grant, Holly, author. Wee Sister Strange

"A wild, nameless girl the townspeople call Wee Sister Strange roams through forests and marshes and bogs in search for a bedtime story"--

Oct 15, 2017
Waltz of the Snowflakes by Mackay, Elly Waltz of the Snowflakes

Oct 15, 2017
This is not a normal animal book by Segal-Walters, Julie, author. This is not a normal animal book

"An author and illustrator try to work together to create a book about animals, but have very different ideas about what it should look like"--

Oct 15, 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 15, 2017
Shelter by Claire, Céline. Shelter

"As a big storm approaches, two strangers arrive in the forest. All the animal families, safe in their homes, are worried, unsure of their motives. So they all turn them away when they ask for shelter, and the strangers are left to fend for themselves. But then the fox family is suddenly forced out into the storm, and they must ask these outsiders for help. Will they find it in their hearts to give it? A timeless - and timely - story about generosity, and the difference even small acts of kindne

Oct 15, 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 15, 2017

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