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Five minutes (that's a lot of time) (no, it's not) (yes, it is) / Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick ; illustrated by Olivier Tallec.

Five minutes (that's a lot of time) (no, it's not) (yes, it is) /  Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick ; illustrated by Olivier Tallec.
Throughout a child's day, five minutes can go by quickly (when you are on a roller coaster) or slowly (when you are in the dentist's chair).


Charlie Thorne and the last equation / Stuart Gibbs.

Charlie Thorne and the last equation /  Stuart Gibbs.
The CIA forces twelve-year-old Charlotte Charlie Thorne, a rebellious genius, to use her code-breaking skills on an epic global chase to locate Einstein's last equation before dangerous agents discover it and unlock the solution to harnessing energy.--


The hundred-year barn / words by Patricia MacLachlan ; illustrations by Kenard Pak.

The hundred-year barn /  words by Patricia MacLachlan ; illustrations by Kenard Pak.
One hundred years ago, a little boy watched his family and community come together to build a grand red barn. This barn become his refuge and home-a place to play with friends and farm animals alike. As seasons passed, the barn weathered many storms. The boy left and returned a young man, to help on the farm and to care for the barn again. The barn has stood for one hundred years, and it will stand for a hundred more: a symbol of peace, stability, caring and community.


Smarter than a monster : a survival guide / written by Brandon Mull ; illustrated by Mike Walton.

Smarter than a monster : a survival guide / written by Brandon Mull ; illustrated by Mike Walton.
Learn how to defeat monsters by practicing good health habits, including brushing and flossing teeth, keeping a clean room, and being active instead of sitting in front of the television all afternoon.


The last kids on Earth and the midnight blade / Max Brallier & Douglas Holgate.

The last kids on Earth and the midnight blade /  Max Brallier & Douglas Holgate.
Surviving their first winter after the Monster Apocalypse was no easy feat, yet Jack and his buddies waste no time springing to action against some of the nastiest, most evil monsters around. When Jack discovers his Louisville Slicer has new, otherworldly powers, he's thrown into epic training to find out what kind of destruction the blade can wield. But between fighting off zombies, fleeing from strange, glowy Vine-Thingies erupting from the ground, and squeezing in a video game session or two, there's barely time left to figure out what's wrong with their buddy, Dirk, who's been acting weird any time he's around the undead. When an unexpected villain appears, can Jack and his friends save themselves--and the rest of the world--from cosmic domination?


If I built a school / Chris Van Dusen.

If I built a school /  Chris Van Dusen.
Imaginative Jack describes the kind of school he would build--one full of animals, with tubes to transport students directly to their classrooms, and library books that come alive.


Bernard Pepperlin / Cara Hoffman ; [interior art by Olga Demidova].

Bernard Pepperlin /  Cara Hoffman ; [interior art by Olga Demidova].
The drowsy Dormouse named Bernard Pepperlin of Lewis Carroll's Wonderland has been trapped in time subjected to an endless tea party with the Mad Hatter and others. One day a girl in a blue dress crashes the Hatter's tea party, the Dormouse feels more awake than he has in a long time. When the Hatter shoves him into a porcelian teapot painted with the New York City's skyline, he's thrilled to be transported to a maginficent new world where clocks are working. Soon he learns that the Pork Pie Gang of weasels is preparing to hold a concert that will stop time for the metropolis's residents. He must not--cannot--fall asleep as he is destined to save a magical world outside of Wonderland by foiling this nefarious plot. Bernard recruits the help of a streetwise cat, escaped pets living in Manhattan's underworld, and a troupe of cockroach musicians and tap dancers.


The spy who loved ice cream / Sam Hay ; illustrated by Marek Jagucki.

The spy who loved ice cream /  Sam Hay ; illustrated by Marek Jagucki.
Jackson, code-named Secret Agent 00Zero, and his inventor-friend, Quigley, both penguins, must prove Uncle Bryn is innocent of robbery before the Frosty Bureau of Investigation locks him away forever.


By the light of the moon / Frann Preston-Gannon.

By the light of the moon /  Frann Preston-Gannon.
A little frog is singing to himself in the swamp one night. His song doesn't seem complete, so he invites other animals to join in. Nothing sounds right until they are joined by the littlest voice in the swamp -- that of a tiny firefly.


Saving Fable / Scott Reintgen.

Saving Fable /  Scott Reintgen.
Indira Story grew up in Origin, yearning to be the hero of her own story, but after finally being chosen to attend Protagonist Preparatory, she learns that side characters can be heroes, too.


Fly! / Mark Teague.

Fly! /  Mark Teague.
Mama bird wants Baby bird to learn to fly so he can migrate with the rest of the flock, but Baby bird would rather go by hot air balloon or car, instead.


Paws vs. claws / Spencer Quinn.

Paws vs. claws /  Spencer Quinn.
Queenie the cat has a BIG problem. And for once, it's not the slobbery, overly-excited creature who also lives at Blackberry Hill Inn. Sweet Lady Emsworth, the neighbor's prize cow, has disappeared, meaning no morning cream for Queenie. And when Queenie's not happy, NO ONE is happy . . . Things aren't looking great for Arthur the dog, either. His beloved humans, twins Harmony and Bro, are distressed about the strange activity in their town. Mysterious hi-tech people are suddenly very interested in nearby Catastrophe Falls, bills are piling up at their mom's inn . . . and now the twins might be hiding a fugitive?! Arthur is desperate to help but for some reason, no one seems to think he's up to the task. (Could that be because he can't remember what happened more than ten seconds ago? Surely not!) Can Arthur save the day-and become a hero in Queenie's eyes--without making a disastrous splash?


The humiliations of Pipi McGree / Beth Vrabel.

The humiliations of Pipi McGree /  Beth Vrabel.
Fearing that her humiliations will follow her to high school, Pipi McGee decides to right the wrongs of her early education and save others from being bullied.


Harvey comes home / by Colleen Nelson ; illustrations by Tara Anderson.

Harvey comes home /  by Colleen Nelson ; illustrations by Tara Anderson.
A young boy volunteering at a retirement home finds a stray dog and notices that it revives decades-old memories for a bitter resident. The boy bonds with the resident as he listens to stories about growing up in Saskatchewan during the Great Depression. Thanks to his new friend and his canine companion, the elderly man is able to pass away peacefully, immersed in fond memories of his youth.--


Everyone counts / by Judy Sierra ; illustrated by Marc Brown.

Everyone counts /  by Judy Sierra ; illustrated by Marc Brown.
Diverse animals, led by two rough, tough rhinos, work together to transform an old mall into a zoo--including the bugs the rhinos said were too small to count.


Trevor Lee and the big uh-oh! / by Wiley Blevins ; illustrated by Marta Kissi.

Trevor Lee and the big uh-oh! /  by Wiley Blevins ; illustrated by Marta Kissi.
When the new teacher announces all 3rd graders must read in front of everyone on Parents Night, Trevor Lee and his best friend take action before his secret of not being a good reader gets out.--


Animal skins / by Mary Holland.

Animal skins /  by Mary Holland.
Fur, feathers and scales are all animal coverings or skins. Animals use their skin to stay warm and dry, protect themselves or hide or even to warn other animals to stay away. Following Animal Noses, Animal Tails, Animal Eyes, Animal Mouths (NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Science Award), and Animal Legs, Mary Holland continues her photographic Animal Anatomy and Adaptations series by the many different ways that animals use and rely on their skin covering adaptations to survive in their habitats.--


The forest in the trees / by Connie McLennan.

The forest in the trees /  by Connie McLennan.


Snazzy cat capers : the fast and the furriest / Deanna Kent ; illustrated by Neil Hooson.

Snazzy cat capers : the fast and the furriest / Deanna Kent ; illustrated by Neil Hooson.
Ophelia von Hairball V of Burglaria, international kitty of mystery, is always fishing for a new mission im-paws-ible. When a thief steals a dangerous artifact from its vault, the Furry Feline Burglary Institute (FFBI) puts Ophelia in charge of stealing it back. But when the cat's away, the dogs will play. The Central Canine Intelligence Agency (CCIA) is hot on her tail--and they want the artifact for themselves! Ophelia will need some dashing disguises, great gadgets, and even a robo-dog to save the world in style!--Back cover.


The Tea Dragon Festival / written & illustrated by Katie O'Neill ; lettered by Crank! ; edited by Ari Yarwood ; designed by Kate Z. Stone.

The Tea Dragon Festival /  written & illustrated by Katie O'Neill ; lettered by Crank! ; edited by Ari Yarwood ; designed by Kate Z. Stone.
Rinn has grown up the Tea Dragons that inhabit their village, but stumbling across a real dragon turns out to be a different matter entirely! Aedhan is a young dragon who was appointed to protect the village, but fell asleep in the forest eighty years ago. With the aid of Rinn's adventuring uncle Erik and his partner Hesekiel, they investigate the mystery of his enchanted sleep... but Rinn's real challenge is to help Aedhan come to terms with feeling that he cannot get back the time he has lost.


Follow Chester! : a college football team fights racism and makes history / Gloria Respress-Churchwell ; illustrated by Laura Freeman.

Follow Chester! : a college football team fights racism and makes history / Gloria Respress-Churchwell ; illustrated by Laura Freeman.


The tale of the tiger slippers / Jan Brett.

The tale of the tiger slippers /  Jan Brett.
A retelling of a folktale about how a pair of magical slippers always find their way back to the tiger whose mother made them for him.


Guts / Raina Telgemeier ; with color by Braden Lamb.

Guts /  Raina Telgemeier ; with color by Braden Lamb.
Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school, where she's dealing with the usual highs and lows: friends, not-friends, and classmates who think the school year is just one long gross-out session. It soon becomes clear that Raina's tummy trouble isn't going away... and it coincides with her worries about food, school, and changing friendships. What's going on?


Mammal takeover! / by Abby Howard.

Mammal takeover! /  by Abby Howard.
Fifth-grader Ronnie and Ms. Lernin tour the Cenozoic Era, where they encounter three kinds of mammals--monotremes, marsupials, and placental mammals--and other animals with which they shared the Earth.


Catwad Volume 2, It's me, two / Jim Benton.

Catwad Volume 2, It's me, two /  Jim Benton.
Catwad and Blurmp are back and ready for more adventures! In this newest collection of hilarious stories, the dynamic feline duo explore fine art, travel to an alternate reality where the world has become extraordinarily dumb, get into gaming, and more! From monsters under Blurmp's bed to all the reasons you should NEVER eat salad, this newest volume of Catwad has something for everyone!--


Who wet my pants? / written by Bob Shea ; illustrated by Zachariah OHora.

Who wet my pants? /  written by Bob Shea ; illustrated by Zachariah OHora.
When Reuben the bear brings doughnuts to his forest friends, they discover that his pants are wet and he angrily accuses them of the dirty deed.


Moonlocket / Peter Bunzl.

Moonlocket /  Peter Bunzl.
Follows Lily, Robert, and Malkin the mechanical fox as they race around steampunk, Victorian London trying to solve a mystery involving the criminal mastermind Jack of Diamonds and a family heirloom.


Finding Grandma's memories / by Jiyeon Pak.

Finding Grandma's memories /  by Jiyeon Pak.
A little girl helps her grandma with her memory--


I am love : a book of compassion / by Susan Verde ; art by Peter H. Reynolds.

I am love : a book of compassion / by Susan Verde ; art by Peter H. Reynolds.
Explores many aspects of love that can help one weather any storm, including that love is comfort, effort, connection, and taking care of oneself.


Laser Moose and Rabbit Boy : Time Trout / Doug Savage.

Laser Moose and Rabbit Boy : Time Trout / Doug Savage.


Parrots, pugs, and pixie dust : a book about fashion designer Judith Leiber / words: Deborah Blumenthal ; art: Masha D'yans.

Parrots, pugs, and pixie dust : a book about fashion designer Judith Leiber / words: Deborah Blumenthal ; art: Masha D'yans.


Sergeant Billy : the true story of the goat who went to war / Mireille Messier ; illustrated by Kass Reich.

Sergeant Billy : the true story of the goat who went to war / Mireille Messier ; illustrated by Kass Reich.
A delightful tale inspired by the true story of a brave goat war hero. Perfect for fans of Finding Winnie and Rescue and Jessica. During World War I, a goat named Billy was adopted by a platoon of soldiers and made his way across the ocean to be part of the war effort. Billy . . . * Trained with the soldiers; Was smuggled across the ocean * Got snuck into the frontlines in a box of oranges; Ate some secret documents and was arrested for treason; Got trench foot; Head-butted soldiers into a trench and saved them from a shell; Came back home a decorated war hero This charming true story follows Sergeant Billy from his small prairie town to the trenches of World War I and back, through harrowing moments, sad moments, moments of camaraderie and moments of celebration. This unforgettable goat and the platoon that loved him will capture your heart!--


Stormy : a story about finding a forever home / by Guojing.

Stormy : a story about finding a forever home / by Guojing.
In this heartwarming, wordless picture book that's perfect for dog lovers, a woman visits a park and discovers a pup hiding under a bench--scruffy, scared, and alone. With gentle coaxing, the woman tries to befriend the animal, but the dog is too scared to let her near. Day after day, the woman tries--and day after day, the dog runs away. With perseverance and patience--and help from an enticing tennis ball--a tentative friendship begins. But it's not until a raging storm forces the two together that a joyous and satisfying friendship takes hold. Guojing poignantly explores how trust doesn't always come easily, but how, over time, and with kindness and determination, forever love can grow.--Amazon.


When Molly drew dogs / written by Deborah Kerbel ; illustrated by Lis Xu.

When Molly drew dogs /  written by Deborah Kerbel ; illustrated by Lis Xu.
A young girl, anxious about her new surroundings, finds that a pack of friendly dogs has moved into her mind. In an effort to allay their restlessness, the girl begins to draw them--everywhere. Her constant doodling and daydreaming worries her grandmother, teacher and tutor, who want the girl to focus on her schoolwork. But the dogs bring the girl comfort--and they maybe even come to her rescue one night after she gets lost and hides in a neighbour's shed! The story ends with the suggestion that the attitudes of those around her shift to accommodate her pack of imaginary friends. Touching on issues of anxiety, this is a touching story about overcoming fear with the help of inner strength and the power of imagination. Inspired by a Japanese folktale called The Boy Who Drew Cats.--


Pavi Sharma's guide to going home / by Bridget Farr.

Pavi Sharma's guide to going home /  by Bridget Farr.
Pavi teaches other foster children how to navigate the system, so when she learns a young girl is being placed with a terrible foster family, she recruits friends to help save her.--


The Vanderbeekers to the rescue / by Karina Yan Glaser.

The Vanderbeekers to the rescue /  by Karina Yan Glaser.
The Vanderbeeker children, ages six to thirteen, race to help save their mother's baking business from closure after it fails an inspection.--


My little pony : friendship is magic Volume 17 / colors by Heather Breckel ; letters by Neil Uyetake.

My little pony : friendship is magic Volume 17 / colors by Heather Breckel ; letters by Neil Uyetake.
When a chance purchase leads to a quest for missing constellations, the ponies find themselves in the path of Cosmis, their most galactic villain yet.


The fate of Fausto : a painted fable / by Oliver Jeffers.

The fate of Fausto : a painted fable / by Oliver Jeffers.
A selfish man sets out to prove that he is the boss of everything he surveys.


The collected works of Gretchen Oyster / Cary Fagan.

The collected works of Gretchen Oyster /  Cary Fagan.
Who is Gretchen Oyster? The discovery of a series of mysterious handmade postcards distracts Hartley from trouble at home. A poignant novel for fans of Rebecca Stead and Holly Goldberg Sloan. Hartley Staples, near-graduate of middle school, is grappling with the fact that his older brother has run away from home, when he finds a handmade postcard that fascinates him. And soon he spots another. Despite his losing interest in pretty much everything since Jackson ran away, Hartley finds himself searching for cards in his small town at every opportunity, ignoring other responsibilities, namely choosing a topic for his final project. Who is G.O. and why are they scattering cards about the town?--


Missing daddy / Mariame Kaba ; illustrated by Bria Royal.

Missing daddy /  Mariame Kaba ; illustrated by Bria Royal.
A little girl who misses her father because he's away in prison shares how his absence affects different parts of her life. Her greatest excitement is the days when she gets to visit her beloved father. With gorgeous illustrations, this book depicts a little girl's love for her father from whom she is separated because of incarceration. -- Provided by publisher


Kindness snippet jar / written & illustrated by Diane Alber.

Kindness snippet jar is a story about a little snippet who wants desperately to live in a kindness jar because he learns that it brings kindness to the world, but can't figure out the right words to help spread kindness. He asks several other snippets how they find their words and he soon discovers he has to do something kind for his words to appear! It takes him a while to figure out what to do, but when he finally gets his words it turns out pretty amazing!--amazon.com.


Kid Normal and the rogue heroes / Greg James & Chris Smith ; illustrated by Erica Salcedo.

Kid Normal and the rogue heroes /  Greg James & Chris Smith ; illustrated by Erica Salcedo.
Murph Cooper and the Super Zeroes are looking forward to a quiet second year at The School--where children with superpowers learn to develop and control their abilities--until a supervillian in a top-secret prison demands to see Kid Normal.--


Robo-Dodo rumble / by Tom Angleberger ; illustrated by Jared Chapman.

Robo-Dodo rumble /  by Tom Angleberger ; illustrated by Jared Chapman.
Koko Dodo's cookie shop is facing some stiff competition from an evil robotic dodo, and a giant sea monster starts destroying the town, but Didi Dodo has some daring plans.


Mighty Meg and the super disguise / by Sammy Griffin ; illustrated by Micah Player.

Mighty Meg and the super disguise /  by Sammy Griffin ; illustrated by Micah Player.
After almost having her superpowers discovered while rescuing a toddler from a sinkhole, Meg decides that she needs a disguise so she can help people while protecting her identity. But when more sinkholes start appearing out of nowhere, Meg may have to put aside her costume dilemma and risk being exposed in order to save the day!--


Stitch + string lab for kids : 40+ creative projects to sew, embroider, weave, wrap, and tie / Cassie Stephens.

Stitch + string lab for kids : 40+ creative projects to sew, embroider, weave, wrap, and tie / Cassie Stephens.
With 40+ inventive projects, Stitch and string lab for kids contains everything from simple sewing, embroidery, and weaving to string art, needle felting, and yarn crafts!


How do molecules stay together : a book about chemistry / written by Madeline J. Hayes ; illustrated by Srimalie Bassani.

How do molecules stay together : a book about chemistry / written by Madeline J. Hayes ; illustrated by Srimalie Bassani.


The wolves who came for dinner / by Steve Smallman ; illustrated by Joëlle Dreidemy.

The wolves who came for dinner /  by Steve Smallman ; illustrated by Joëlle Dreidemy.
Wolf and Little Lamb are friends. The forest animals are convinced that Wolf is going to eat Little Lamb. Can they save their friend?


Shubh Diwali! / Chitra Soundar ; illustrated by Charlene Chua.

Shubh Diwali! /  Chitra Soundar ; illustrated by Charlene Chua.
One family celebrates the Hindu festival of lights--


Who stole the hazelnuts? : a forest mystery / Marcus Pfister ; translated by David Henry Wilson.

Who stole the hazelnuts? : a forest mystery / Marcus Pfister ; translated by David Henry Wilson.
Someone has stolen Squirrel's hazelnuts and he is determined to find out who.


Wilhelm's journey : an emigration journey / Anke Bär.

Wilhelm's journey : an emigration journey / Anke Bär.
When a young child finds her great-great grandfather Wilhelm's journal detailing his voyage across the Atlantic as an emigrant sailing from Bremerhaven, Germany to America in 1872, she is transported back in time. The journal entries capture young Wilhelm's hopes of escaping poverty, the adventure and poignancy of leaving behind all that is familiar, the wonders of life on the open sea, the work of the sailors, the daily struggles of sleeping in steerage, sea sickness, insect infestations, and boredom, but also the children's games and sense of community on board. And finally, the big day comes as the Columbia reaches the port of New York! Sidebar facts throughout offer insights about navigational tools, seamen's knots, sea creatures, and more in this historical picture book about the great age of emigration and life aboard a sailing ship.--Amazon.


Dogs and their people / Anne Lambelet.

Dogs and their people /  Anne Lambelet.
As a girl walks home from school, she enjoys watching people with their dogs, knowing that while some seem mismatched, all are best friends.


Goldilocks, go home / Martha Freeman ; illustrated by Marta Sevilla.

Goldilocks, go home /  Martha Freeman ; illustrated by Marta Sevilla.
Baby Bear and Goldilocks contentiously relate the events of an action-packed week in the Enchanted Forest when Goldilocks stays with the three bears waiting for the Big Bad Wolf to leave.


Mr. Pumpkin's tea party / Erin Barker.

Mr. Pumpkin's tea party /  Erin Barker.
Mr. Pumpkin invites friends to share a ghoulishly delightful tea.


Soccer time! / by Terry Pierce ; illustrated by Bob McMahon.

Soccer time! /  by Terry Pierce ; illustrated by Bob McMahon.
In rhyming verse, active children learn the fundamentals of soccer.


I love my tutu! / by Frances Gilbert ; illustrated by Eren Unten.

I love my tutu! /  by Frances Gilbert ; illustrated by Eren Unten.
A young girl learns that there is a time and a place for everything, including wearing her beloved tutu.


You're in good paws / written by Maureen Fergus ; illustrated by Kathryn Durst.

You're in good paws /  written by Maureen Fergus ; illustrated by Kathryn Durst.
When Leo arrives at the hospital, he is surprised to find it run by animals! A hilarious story featuring animals in human situations, perfect for fans of Zootopia and A Sick Day for Amos McGee. Two slightly distracted parents accidentally send their son, Leo, to the animal hospital to get his tonsils out. It's right next to the people hospital, so it's an easy mistake to make. Luckily this animal hospital is open-minded and willing to take in this strange patient. The chicken behind the intake desk is very kind, the bear orderly gives Leo a dog treat and Dr. Stan, who is a mouse, is a very skilled and caring doctor. It IS a little weird when the nurse comes clip-clopping in, pats him on the head and gives him a flea collar. Leo has to wear a plastic cone around his neck after surgery too. And are the nail clipping and shampooing and brushing really necessary? This is a hilarious, sweet and accessible story about a child's first visit to the hospital, even if the hospital isn't QUITE up to code . . .--


Thunder trucks / by Cheryl Klein and Katy Beebe ; illustrated by Mike Boldt.

Thunder trucks /  by Cheryl Klein and Katy Beebe ; illustrated by Mike Boldt.
As children go to sleep, trucks of all kinds team up in the sky to create a thunderstorm.


The World Series kids / by David A. Kelly ; illustrated by Mark Meyers.

The World Series kids /  by David A. Kelly ; illustrated by Mark Meyers.
Cousins Mike and Kate investigate when someone tries to stop the Cooperstown team from participating in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.


Marion and the girls' getaway / by Callie Barkley ; illustrated by Tracy Bishop.

Marion and the girls' getaway /  by Callie Barkley ; illustrated by Tracy Bishop.
When Marion and the other members of the Critter Club plan a ski weekend, they meet a snow bunny on the slopes, but Marion's kitten, Ollie, scares the bunny away.


So big! / Mike Wohnoutka.

So big! /  Mike Wohnoutka.
Just when a little bear starts to feel overwhelmed on his first day of school, he meets a new friend, and together they find the courage to overcome their fear.


Judy Moody : book quiz whiz / Megan McDonald ; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds.

Judy Moody : book quiz whiz / Megan McDonald ; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds.
As Judy and the rest of the Virginia Dare Bookworms prepare for the Book Quiz Blowout competition against second- and third-grade readers, her team discovers the other group has a fourth-grader and worry about their chance of winning sets in.


Butterflies on the first day of school / by Annie Silvestro ; illustrated by Dream Chen

Butterflies on the first day of school /  by Annie Silvestro ; illustrated by Dream Chen
Rosie can't wait to start kindergarten--she's had her pencils sharpened and her backpack ready for weeks. But suddenly, on the night before the big day, her tummy hurts. Rosie's mom reassures her that it's just butterflies in her belly, and she'll feel better soon. Much to Rosie's surprise, when she says hello to a new friend on the bus, a butterfly flies out of her mouth! As the day goes on, Rosie frees all her butterflies, and even helps another shy student let go of hers, too --


Running wild / Lucy Jane Bledsoe.

Running wild /  Lucy Jane Bledsoe.
Since their mother died five years ago, Willa, her younger brothers, and her father have lived in the wilderness, in a log cabin they built. They survive on food they grow and animals they hunt. Every year they have struggled a little bit more to survive. Now, with winter approaching and her father becoming more reckless, Willa wonders if they will live to see spring. She also knows her father will never agree to leave. When her father goes on a hunting expedition by himself, Willa convinces her brothers that they must make the four-day journey down the Yukon River to Fort Yukon to get help. But first, they'll need to survive the treacherous trip...and all the while, their father is on their trail.


The minor third / by Neil Patrick Harris & Alec Azam ; story artistry by Lissy Marlin ; how-to magic art by Kyle Hilton.

The minor third /  by Neil Patrick Harris & Alec Azam ; story artistry by Lissy Marlin ; how-to magic art by Kyle Hilton.
New member Emily helps the Magic Misfits when a ventriloquist with a dastardly plan comes to town.


Arcade and the golden travel guide / Rashad Jennings ; with Jill Osborne.

Arcade and the golden travel guide /  Rashad Jennings ; with Jill Osborne.
But nothing is normal as long as the Triple T Token is hanging around his neck. Plus, Derek claims he’s stumbled upon some troubling information, and now a suspicious person is following him. Arcade wonders if the trouble is related to the token—after all, someone has already tried to take it from him once. Where did this Triple T Token come from? And are all the adventures it provides worth all the trouble it brings? A trip through the token’s fantastical doors reveals a clue—a hidden box of old notes. As Arcade, Zoe, and their friends start to put the pieces together, the value of the token becomes clear, and the stakes are higher than ever. Can Arcade keep the token for himself? Or will sinister forces steal it from his grasp?


Fairy science / Ashley Spires.

Fairy science /  Ashley Spires.
All the fairies in Pixieville believe in magic--except Esther. She believes in science. When a forest tree stops growing, all the fairies are stumped--including Esther. But not for long! Esther knows that science can get to the root of the problem--and its solution!


Sauerkraut / by Kelly Jones ; illustrated by Paul Davey.

Sauerkraut /  by Kelly Jones ; illustrated by Paul Davey.
A new quirky-funny book from the author of Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer about a boy whose plans for the summer go sideways when the ghost of his great-great-grandmother demands his attention. HD Schenk is a maker--an inventor, a builder of things. He wants to show everyone what he can do, and his plan is to build his own computer and enter it in the county fair. To earn money for the parts, HD has promised to clean out his uncle's basement. Simple enough--until a voice starts talking to him about cabbage. Funny thing--it seems that the ghost of his great-great-grandmother is haunting a dusty old pickling crock. And she has a grand plan, too. She wants HD to make her famous recipe for sauerkraut and enter it in the county fair so that she can be declared pickle queen. After some initial shock, HD is willing enough to help. This ghost is family, after all. But a person can only enter one thing at the fair--and only HD can really see and hear his grandmother, which is going to make it hard for her to enter on her own. . . . Kelly Jones spins a wonderfully goofy ghost tale that celebrates creative problem solving, family ties, and makers of every variety.


Ghost cabin / by Mariko Tamaki ; illustrated by Brooklyn Allen.

Ghost cabin /  by Mariko Tamaki ; illustrated by Brooklyn Allen.
Welcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpets Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. The five scouts of Roanoke cabinJo, April, Molly, Mal, and Ripleylove their summers at camp. They get to hang out with their best friends, earn Lumberjane scout badges, annoy their no-nonsense counselor Jen . . . and go on supernatural adventures. That last one? A pretty normal occurrence at Miss Qiunzellas, where the woods contain endless mysteries. Book four, the last book of the novel series, will shine the spotlight on inseparable couple Mal and Molly, who find an extra cabin at camp, one thats full of ghosts!


The dog who lost his bark / Eoin Colfer ; illustrated by P. J. Lynch.

The dog who lost his bark /  Eoin Colfer ; illustrated by P. J. Lynch.
Patrick has been desperate for a dog of his own for as long as he can remember, and this summer, with his father away, he longs for a canine friend more than ever. Meanwhile, in his short doggy life, Oz has suffered at the hands of bad people. Somewhere out there, he believes, is an awesome boy - his boy. And maybe, when they find each other, Oz will learn to bark again.


People share with people / Lisa Wheeler ; illustrated by Molly Idle.

People share with people /  Lisa Wheeler ; illustrated by Molly Idle.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal the importance of sharing everything from blankets to toys, but never a sneeze or a frown.


Doozers make a rainbow / adapted by Natalie Shaw ; based on the screenplay "The rainbow connection" written by Amanda Smith.

Doozers make a rainbow /  adapted by Natalie Shaw ; based on the screenplay
When Daisy Wheel misses seeing a rainbow over Doozer Creek, the Pod Squad decides to invent a machine to make a rainbow.


The proudest blue : a story of hijab and family / by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S. K. Ali ; illustrated by Hatem Aly.

The proudest blue : a story of hijab and family / by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S. K. Ali ; illustrated by Hatem Aly.
Faizah relates how she feels on the first day her sister, sixth-grader Asiya, wears a hijab to school.


Max Einstein : rebels with a cause / James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein ; illustrated by Beverly Johnson.

Max Einstein : rebels with a cause / James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein ; illustrated by Beverly Johnson.
Max and her CMI friends attempt to use their smarts to find solutions to a water crisis, while a greedy corporation with an eye on capturing Max seems to know their every move.


Me and the sky : Captain Beverley Bass, pioneering pilot / by Beverley Bass with Cynthia Williams ; pictures by Joanie Stone.

Me and the sky : Captain Beverley Bass, pioneering pilot / by Beverley Bass with Cynthia Williams ; pictures by Joanie Stone.
The groundbreaking female pilot featured in the hit Broadway musical Come from Away tells her story in this high-flying and inspiring picture-book autobiography! When Beverley Bass was a young girl in the late 1950s, she told her parents she wanted to fly planes--and they told her that girls couldn't be pilots. Still, they encouraged her, and brought her to a nearby airport to watch the planes take off and land. After decades of refusing to take no for an answer, in 1986 Beverley became the first female pilot promoted to captain by American Airlines and led the first all-female crewed flight shortly thereafter. Her revolutionary career became even more newsworthy when she was forced to land in the remote town of Gander, Newfoundland, on September 11, 2001, due to US airspace closures. After several days there, she flew her crew and passengers safely home.--Amazon.


Isadora Moon saves the carnival / Harriet Muncaster.

Isadora Moon saves the carnival /  Harriet Muncaster.
When a young girl, her vampire father, and fairy mother use a little magic to help a run-down carnival attract customers, what could possibly go wrong?


In the city / Dominika Lipniewska.

In the city /  Dominika Lipniewska.
Explains what life in a city is like.


Field trip to the moon / by John Hare.

Field trip to the moon /  by John Hare.
In this wordless picture book, a girl is accidentally left behind on a class trip to the moon.


Life : the first four billion years; the story of life from the big bang to the evolution of humans / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith.

Life : the first four billion years; the story of life from the big bang to the evolution of humans / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith.
Before humans took their first steps, there were billions of years of vibrant and varied life-forms on Earth. Discover the story of our planet during this time, from the formation of the universe to the first mammals and all the incredible life that flourished in between. Covering ice ages and fossils, the first life in the sea and on land, the time of the dinosaurs, and the rise of mammals, Martin Jenkins navigates through millennia of prehistory in a style both enthralling and accessible. With superb illustrations from Kate Greenaway Medal winner Grahame Baker-Smith, this is a captivating journey through the life of our planet before we called it ours.


Prairie boy : Frank Lloyd Wright turns the heartland into a home / Barb Rosenstock ; art by Christopher Silas Neal.

Prairie boy : Frank Lloyd Wright turns the heartland into a home / Barb Rosenstock ; art by Christopher Silas Neal.
Details the life of Frank Lloyd Wright, a young boy from the prairie, who introduced organic architecture, a style he created based on the relationship between buildings and the natural world.


Mulan : the legend of the woman warrior / translated from the Chinese language by Faye-Lynn Wu ; illustrated by Joy Ang.

Mulan : the legend of the woman warrior / translated from the Chinese language by Faye-Lynn Wu ; illustrated by Joy Ang.


Stargazing / Jen Wang ; color by Lark Pien.

Stargazing /  Jen Wang ; color by Lark Pien.
Growing up in the same Chinese-American suburb, perfectionist Christine and artistic, confident, impulsive Moon become unlikely best friends, whose friendship is tested by jealousy, social expectations, and illness.


The Plant Planet / by Jon Scieszka ; illustrated by Steven Weinberg.

The Plant Planet /  by Jon Scieszka ; illustrated by Steven Weinberg.
Carbon dioxide is out of control on Earth, and the fate of humankind rests in the paws of four experimental, untested Animal Astronauts (AlphaWolf, SmartHawk, LaserShark, and StinkBug) who are seeking another habitable planet; first destination is the Plant Planet which at first looks perfect, except that the abundant plant life can think for itself--and it thinks that it really does not like the AstroNuts.


Castle in the stars Volume 3, The kinghts of Mars / Alex Alice ; English translation by Anne and Owen Smith.

Castle in the stars Volume 3, The kinghts of Mars /  Alex Alice ; English translation by Anne and Owen Smith.
When Seraphin, Hans, and Sophie returned from their voyage to the moon, they didn't come home empty-handed--they brought with them aetherite, a miraculous substance that defies gravity! To keep their secret safe from the Prussians, the trio lives in hiding on a remote island in Brittany. Meanwhile, Seraphin's father has founded the International Society of Aether, a group of scientists dedicated to the peaceful pursuit of space exploration. But on the eve of their inaugural meeting, he vanishes without a trace! The Knights of Aether's last hope lies in a daring rescue of King Ludwig and Professor Dulac. They will find them on the farthest outskirts of the Prussian empire--the planet Mars!--Amazon.


Around the table that grandad built / Melanie Heuiser Hill ; illustrated by Jaime Kim.

Around the table that grandad built /  Melanie Heuiser Hill ; illustrated by Jaime Kim.
In a unique take on the cumulative classic This Is the House That Jack Built, a family gathers with friends and neighbors to share a meal around a table that brims with associations: napkins sewn by Mom, glasses from Mom and Dad's wedding, silverware gifted to Dad by his grandma long ago. Not to mention the squash from the garden, the bread baked by Gran, and the pies made by the young narrator (with a little help). Serving up a diverse array of dishes and faces, this warm and welcoming story is poised to become a savored part of Thanksgiving traditions to come. A beautifully illustrated celebration of bounty and gratitude, family and friendship, perfect for the holidays and every day.--provided by publisher.


How many? : a different kind of counting book / Christopher Danielson.

How many? : a different kind of counting book / Christopher Danielson.
Written by a math educator, this innovative book encourages critical thinking and sparks memorable mathematical conversations. You and your child decide what to count on each page. You have many choices, and the longer you look, the more possibilities you'll notice. There are no wrong answers in this book. As long as you're talking about what you see, think, and wonder, you're talking math!--


The star shepherd / Dan Haring and MarcyKate Connolly ; illustrated by Dan Haring.

The star shepherd /  Dan Haring and MarcyKate Connolly ; illustrated by Dan Haring.
In a world where the light from the stars is the only thing that keeps the world safe from dark creatures, a boy, his dog, and the town baker's daughter must race to rescue the stars and find his father, the local Star Shepherd, before too many stars fall from the sky--


I am Marie Curie / Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos.

I am Marie Curie /  Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos.
A biography of Marie Curie, the physicist and chemist who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize.--


I am Walt Disney / Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos.

I am Walt Disney /  Brad Meltzer ; illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos.
A biography of Walt Disney with a focus on his work making dreams come true for himself and for generations of children--


Nuts! / Lou Peacock & Yasmeen Ismail.

Nuts! /  Lou Peacock & Yasmeen Ismail.


Most valuable puppy / by Carol Kim ; illustrated by Felia Hanakata.

Most valuable puppy /  by Carol Kim ; illustrated by Felia Hanakata.
Shawn and Kat Choi must find a way to keep an energetic Jack Russell terrier calm before he's the first, and last, Doggie Daycare customer--


Sleep : how nature gets its rest / Kate Prendergast.

Sleep : how nature gets its rest / Kate Prendergast.
Some animals sleep alone. Others sleep in packs. Some slumber at night, and others prefer the daytime for getting some z's. Whether large or small, familiar or unusual, all animals must find a way to get some rest. Did you know that giraffes sleep standing up? That sloths sleep upside down? Or that fish sleep with their eyes open? Take a close look at the sleeping habits of meerkats, bats, horses, birds, and other animals around the world in a book for young nature enthusiasts that is certain to spark a sense of wonder. All animals sleep. But do they dream? Facts inspire imaginations in a beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book for curious young minds.--provided by publisher.


Arrivederci, crocodile ; or see you later alligator / begun by Fred Marcellino and completed by Eric Buybaret ; illustrated by Fred Marcellino and Eric Puybaret.

Arrivederci, crocodile ; or see you later alligator / begun by Fred Marcellino and completed by Eric Buybaret ; illustrated by Fred Marcellino and Eric Puybaret.
A crocodile seeks revenge on Napoleon for taking him from his home, but instead becomes the talk of Venice high society.--


Just because / Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault.

Just because /  Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault.
When a child is too full of questions about the world to go to sleep, her patient father offers up increasingly creative responses to his child's nighttime wonderings.


Broken strings / Eric Walters and Kathy Kacer.

Broken strings /  Eric Walters and Kathy Kacer.
A violin and a middle-school musical unleash a dark family secret in this moving story by an award-winning author duo. For fans of The Devil's Arithmetic and Hana's Suitcase. It's 2002. In the aftermath of the twin towers -- and the death of her beloved grandmother -- Shirli Berman is intent on moving forward. The best singer in her junior high, she auditions for the lead role in Fiddler on the Roof, but is crushed to learn that she's been given the part of the old Jewish mother in the musical rather than the coveted part of the sister. But there is an upside: her husband is none other than Ben Morgan, the cutest and most popular boy in the school. Deciding to throw herself into the role, she rummages in her grandfather's attic for some props. There, she discovers an old violin in the corner -- strange, since her Zayde has never seemed to like music, never even going to any of her recitals. Showing it to her grandfather unleashes an anger in him she has never seen before, and while she is frightened of what it might mean, Shirli keeps trying to connect with her Zayde and discover the awful reason behind his anger. A long-kept family secret spills out, and Shirli learns the true power of music, both terrible and wonderful.


Hey Grandude! / written by Paul McCartney ; illustrated by Kathryn Durst.

Hey Grandude! /  written by Paul McCartney ; illustrated by Kathryn Durst.
Grandude brightens a dreary weekend for his visiting grandchildren, Lucy, Tom, Em, and Bob, by using his magic compass and postcards to take them on adventures around the world.


Baby, find the shapes! / Ekaterina Trukhan.

Baby, find the shapes! /  Ekaterina Trukhan.
Baby can find shapes all over place: the bedroom, the garden, and more!


Owen to the rescue / adapted by Meredith Rusu ; from the screenplay by Jeremy Adams ; story by David Shayne.

Owen to the rescue /  adapted by Meredith Rusu ; from the screenplay by Jeremy Adams ; story by David Shayne.
With the grand opening of super-secret dinosaur exhibit at Jurassic World just days away, Owen Grady must deliver the dinosaurs to the new attraction on time or Claire will lose her job.


Baby, let's count! / Ekaterina Trukhan.

Baby, let's count! /  Ekaterina Trukhan.
Baby finds and counts all different kinds of animals.


Baby, see the colors! / Ekaterina Trukhan.

Baby, see the colors! /  Ekaterina Trukhan.
Baby can find shapes all over place: the bedroom, the garden, and more!


Here to there / Jennifer Szymanski.

Here to there /  Jennifer Szymanski.
Information for beginner readers about all forms of transportation.--Provided by publisher.


Glowing animals / Rose Davidson.

Glowing animals /  Rose Davidson.
Introduces bioluminescence in animals, describing how and why certain animals emit light.


 

 

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