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Crash, splash, or moo! / Bob Shea.

Crash, splash, or moo! /  Bob Shea.
Mr. McMonkey hosts a game in which the reader is invited to guess whether a stunt will result in a crash, a splash, or a moo.


I love you more than ... / by Taye Diggs ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans.

I love you more than ... /  by Taye Diggs ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans.
A father reassures his young son that although they cannot always be together, he misses his baby boy and always thinks about him.


Boats on the bay / words by Jeanne Walker Harvey ; pictures by Grady McFerrin.

Boats on the bay /  words by Jeanne Walker Harvey ; pictures by Grady McFerrin.
Illustrations and easy to read text portray a variety of vessels, from houseboats to dredgers, through the course of a busy day on the bay.


Pig the fibber / Aaron Blabey.

Pig the fibber /  Aaron Blabey.
He's back! But this time Pig, the world's greediest Pug, is telling great big lies. Won't he ever learn?!--Back cover.


Famously Phoebe / by Lori Alexander ; illustrated by Aurélie Blard-Quintard.

Famously Phoebe /  by Lori Alexander ; illustrated by Aurélie Blard-Quintard.
For as long as Phoebe can remember, she's known the clickety click click of a photographer snapping her picture. Thanks to the camera-carrying paparazzi (aka Mom and Dad), she's always been the star of the show ... until the day a tiny newcomer arrives on set. Will Phoebe learn to share the spotlight and assume the role she was born to play: big sister? This sweet tale of sibling rivalry resolved is perfect for every older brother and sister.


Me, myselfie, & I : a cautionary tale / by Jamie Lee Curtis ; illustrated by Laura Cornell.

Me, myselfie, & I : a cautionary tale / by Jamie Lee Curtis ; illustrated by Laura Cornell.
When her mom becomes obsessed with taking selfies, a little girl must bring her back to reality.


The squirrels' busy year / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Richard Jones.

The squirrels' busy year /  Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Richard Jones.
The perfect introduction to seasons and weather for young children. It's winter. It's cold! The squirrels are digging up acorns to eat. But what will they eat in the spring, when the acorns are gone? This beautiful picture book is the perfect introduction to the seasons and how the weather changes throughout the year.--Provided by publisher.


Kindergarrrten bus / by Mike Ornstein ; illustrated by Kevin M. Barry.

Kindergarrrten bus /  by Mike Ornstein ; illustrated by Kevin M. Barry.
After his parrot companion flies away, a rough and tough pirate experiences anxiety on his first day as a school bus driver, echoing some of the concerns expressed by the young students in his care.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer / story and text by Jason Rekulak ; illustrated by Kim Smith ; based on the series created by Joss Whedon.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer /  story and text by Jason Rekulak ; illustrated by Kim Smith ; based on the series created by Joss Whedon.
What's that strange sound coming from inside the closet? The classic television show is now a sweet and spooky bedtime story! When eight-year-old Buffy Summers hears odd noises coming from her bedroom closet, she asks her best friends to help investigate. It's a sleepover party they'll never forget!--dust jacket.


It's your first day of school, Busy Bus! / written by Jody Jensen Shaffer ; illustrated by Claire Messer.

It's your first day of school, Busy Bus! /  written by Jody Jensen Shaffer ; illustrated by Claire Messer.
Today is the very first day of school! Busy Bus is excited, but he also has some first-day jitters. Luckily, bus driver Ben knows just what to do to make sure that the school year gets off to a great start--


It's show and tell, Dexter! / Lindsay Ward.

It's show and tell, Dexter! /  Lindsay Ward.
When his best friend Jack takes him to school for Show and Tell Day, Dexter worries that the other children won't like him and he tries to come up with a way to impress them.


Ready or not, Woolbur goes to school / by Leslie Helakoski ; pictures by Lee Harper.

Ready or not, Woolbur goes to school /  by Leslie Helakoski ; pictures by Lee Harper.
Tomorrow is Woolbur's first day of school. Woolbur can fix his own wool, write his name, and color outside the lines. And most important, he never follows the crowd. Woolbur is ready for school, but is school ready for Wilbur?


Eat Pete! / Michael Rex.

Eat Pete! /  Michael Rex.
When a hungry monster appears outside Pete's window, it is not for a play date, but soon the two are racing toy cars, playing pirate, and more.--


Lost in the library : a story of Patience & Fortitude / Josh Funk ; Illustrated by Stevie Lewis.

Lost in the library : a story of Patience & Fortitude / Josh Funk ; Illustrated by Stevie Lewis.
Patience, one of the New York Public Library lions, is missing and Fortitude, the other lion, searches the building from top to bottom seeking him.


We love dinosaurs / Lucy Volpin.

We love dinosaurs /  Lucy Volpin.
Big, small, fast, or slow, there are so many types of dinosurs. And we love them all! -- Book jacket.


Go to sleep, little creep / David Quinn ; illustrated by Ashley Spires.

Go to sleep, little creep /  David Quinn ; illustrated by Ashley Spires.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal the bedtime routine of little monsters and the love they share with their parents.


Lots of cats / by E. Dee Taylor.

Lots of cats /  by E. Dee Taylor.
When independent young witch Margaret becomes a little lonely, she uses a spell to conjure a friend that summons many lively cats instead.


Sir Simon : super scarer / Cale Atkinson.

Sir Simon : super scarer / Cale Atkinson.
Simon the ghost tries to trick Chester the kid into doing his ghost chores, but finds they have more in common than he expected.


A dog named Haku : a holiday story from Nepal / by Margarita Engle with Amish Karanjit and Nicole Karanjit ; illustrated by Ruth Jeyaveeran.

A dog named Haku : a holiday story from Nepal / by Margarita Engle with Amish Karanjit and Nicole Karanjit ; illustrated by Ruth Jeyaveeran.
During a Hindu festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, brothers Alu and Bhalu search for a dog they can honor with food and gratitude. Includes glossary of Nepali words and suggested activities.


Imagine! / Raúl Colón.

Imagine! /  Raúl Colón.
When a boy visits an art museum and one of the paintings comes to life, he has an afternoon of adventure and discovery [that] changes how he sees the world ever after--


The dam / David Almond ; illustrated by Levi Pinfold.

The dam /  David Almond ; illustrated by Levi Pinfold.
''This is a true story. It was told to me by Mike and Kathryn Tickell. Kielder Water is the largest artificial lake in the UK. It is in North Northumberland, a wild an beautiful place, rich in folk music, story and legend. It was created in the late 70s and early 80s. A great dam was constructed across the Kielder Valley, a place of farms, a school, several homesteads and a stretch of the Border Counties Railway. The valley took two years to fill with water. Kielder is now a place for walking, fishing, boaring. It is part of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park, the fourth largest in the world.''--David Almond, postscript.


The shadow in the Moon : how the Mid-Autumn Festival began / Christina Matula ; illustrated by Pearl Law.

The shadow in the Moon : how the Mid-Autumn Festival began / Christina Matula ; illustrated by Pearl Law.
Two young sisters celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, admire their mooncakes decorated with a picture of a lady in the moon, and listen to their Ah-ma tell the ancient tale of how the holiday began.


Business pig / words and pictures by Andrea Zuill.

Business pig /  words and pictures by Andrea Zuill.
Right from the start, everyone at the barnyard could tell Jasper wasn't like his siblings: I believe what we have here is a gen-u-WINE Business Pig! No wallowing in the mud or rooting for grubs for Jasper; he'd rather help with the bookkeeping or conduct a meeting. Though everyone at the animal sanctuary loves him, Jasper longs for a forever home. But no matter how many business cards he hands out, no one wants to adopt him. Can this above-average pig find his special person to cut deals with?


T. Rex time machine / Jared Chapman.

T. Rex time machine /  Jared Chapman.
Two very hungry dinosaurs discover a time machine and are instantly transported to America in 2018, where they are delighted to find themselves surrounded by food (including pizza and doughnuts), but soon less excited to find themselves surrounded by policemen with guns--so they escape to the time machine, not knowing where it will take them next.


Finn's feather / Rachel Noble ; Illustrations by Zoey Abbott.

Finn's feather /  Rachel Noble ; Illustrations by Zoey Abbott.
When Finn finds a feather he believes was sent by his deceased brother, Hamish, his mother and teacher are not excited but his friend Lucas helps him find great joy in Hamish's gift.


Grandmother's visit / Betty Quan ; pictures by Carmen Mok.

Grandmother's visit /  Betty Quan ; pictures by Carmen Mok.
Grandmother lives with Grace's family. She teaches her how to measure water for rice. She tells her stories about growing up in China and together they savor the flavors of her childhood. Grandmother says goodbye when she drops Grace off at school every morning and hello when she picks her up at the end of the day. Then, Grandmother stops walking Grace to and from school, and the door to her room stays closed. Father comes home early to make dinner, but the rice bowls stay full. One day, Grandmother's room is empty. And one day, Grandmother is buried. After the funeral, Grace's mom turns on all the outside lights so that Grandmother's spirit can find its way home for one final goodbye--Publisher's website.


My papa is a princess / by Doug Cenko.

My papa is a princess /  by Doug Cenko.
View a father through the eyes of his daughter as they play, cook, and imagine together.


Lena's shoes are nervous : a first-day-of-school dilemma / Keith Calabrese and Juana Medina.

Lena's shoes are nervous : a first-day-of-school dilemma / Keith Calabrese and Juana Medina.
Lena is excited about starting kindergarten but her favorite shoes are not until, with the help of her father and a very special headband, she convinces the shoes--and herself--to be brave.


How to be a T. Rex / Ryan North ; illustrated by Mike Lowery.

How to be a T. Rex /  Ryan North ; illustrated by Mike Lowery.
Tyrannosaurus Rex enthusiast Sal transforms herself into an uncontrollable T. Rex, partly because her brother said it would be impossible, but soon discovers the downsides of always being fierce.


Snow Pony and the seven miniature ponies / written by Christian Trimmer ; illustrated by Jessie Sima.

Snow Pony and the seven miniature ponies /  written by Christian Trimmer ; illustrated by Jessie Sima.
In this twist on the story of Snow White, pretty and sweet Snow Pony--beloved by children for her talent in braiding hair and dancing--follows a trail of delicious apples into the woods, where she meets seven miniature ponies.


A paintbrush for Paco / by Tracey Kyle ; illustrated by Joshua Heinsz.

A paintbrush for Paco /  by Tracey Kyle ; illustrated by Joshua Heinsz.
Paco cannot seem to concentrate during class, but when his teacher takes him to the art room he revels in the colors and the opportunity to paint. Includes author's note and glossary of Spanish words.


Under the same sky / by Britta Teckentrup.

Under the same sky /  by Britta Teckentrup.
We all live under the same sky, and we experience many of the same hopes and dreams.


First laugh : welcome, baby! / Rose Tahe and Nancy Bo Flood ; illustrated by Jonathan Nelson.

First laugh : welcome, baby! / Rose Tahe and Nancy Bo Flood ; illustrated by Jonathan Nelson.
A Navaho family welcomes a new baby into the family with love and ceremony, eagerly waiting for that first special laugh. Includes brief description of birth customs in different cultures.


Sleepy, the goodnight buddy / by Drew Daywalt ; illustrated by Scott Campbell.

Sleepy, the goodnight buddy /  by Drew Daywalt ; illustrated by Scott Campbell.
When a boy who routinely refuses to go to bed gets a talkative stuffed animal, the tables are turned!--


Henry and the yeti / a Russell Ayto production.

Henry and the yeti /  a Russell Ayto production.
Young Henry persuades his school principal and his father to let him go on an expedition to find a yeti, provided he brings back proof and does not stay up too late.


Deep underwater / Irene Luxbacher.

Deep underwater /  Irene Luxbacher.
Sophia bravely dives down to discover the secrets under the sea. She encounters beautiful fish and floating forests. Farther down, the dark water is full of tentacles and treasures. Deep underwater, she is never alone. Do you dare dive down after her?--


Presto and Zesto in Limboland / story by Arthur Yorinks and Maurice Sendak ; pictures by Maurice Sendak ; afterword by Arthur Yorinks.

Presto and Zesto in Limboland /  story by Arthur Yorinks and Maurice Sendak ; pictures by Maurice Sendak ; afterword by Arthur Yorinks.
When Presto and Zesto wander into the alternate universe of Limboland, they must find their way home.


Holes in the sky / Patricia Polacco.

Holes in the sky /  Patricia Polacco.
Soon after her beloved grandmother's death, Trisha's family moves to a diverse California neighborhood where she meets Stewart and his grandmother, Miss Eula, who brings people together to help a grieving neighbor.


Interrupting chicken and the elephant of surprise / David Ezra Stein.

Interrupting chicken and the elephant of surprise /  David Ezra Stein.
When Little Red Chicken comes home excited about what she learned in school, she explains to Papa that every story has an elephant of surprise.


What can a citizen do? / Dave Eggers ; art by Shawn Harris.

What can a citizen do? /  Dave Eggers ; art by Shawn Harris.
Rhyming text explores citizenship, showing readers how seemingly unrelated actions, such as planting a tree or joining a cause can create a community.


A home in the barn / by Margaret Wise Brown ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.

A home in the barn /  by Margaret Wise Brown ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.
Farm animals seek shelter in a big, warm barn during a cold, snowy night.


Amor / Matt de la Peña, autor ganador de la Medalla Newbery ; Loren Long, ilustrador de éxito en ventas según el New York Times ; traducción de Teresa Mlawer.

Amor /  Matt de la Peña, autor ganador de la Medalla Newbery ; Loren Long, ilustrador de éxito en ventas según el New York Times ; traducción de Teresa Mlawer.
Illustrations and easy-to-read text celebrate the bonds of love that connect us all.


Yan's Hajj : the journey of a lifetime / by Fawzia Gilani ; illustrated by Sophie Burrows.

Yan's Hajj : the journey of a lifetime / by Fawzia Gilani ; illustrated by Sophie Burrows.
Yann's trip to perform Hajj turns into a journey that lasts a lifetime. A heart-warming tale about helping others.


Another monster at the end of this book : an interactive adventure / adapted by Meg Roth ; original story by John Stone ; illustrated by Tom Brannon based on original artwork by Mike Smollin.

Another monster at the end of this book : an interactive adventure / adapted by Meg Roth ; original story by John Stone  ; illustrated by Tom Brannon based on original artwork by Mike Smollin.
Grover worries page by page about meeting the monster at the end of this book.


Earn your wings! / by Mary Tillworth.

Earn your wings! /  by Mary Tillworth.
In this full-color storybook based on Nickelodeon's animated series Top Wing, best friends and cadets-in-training Swift, Penny, Rod, and Brody learn what it takes to gain their wings and become rescue birds at Top Wing Academy.


Maman's special job / written by Lynn Palermo ; illustrated by Josiane Vlitos.

Maman's Special Job is a story taken from the family history of genealogist and writer Lynn Palermo. Young Bert shares his mother's special job. Bert grows up in a French Canadian family and his mother sures as a midwife to the rural community. As Bert grows up, he realizes the value of his mother's generous contribution to her community.--Goodreads.


 

 

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