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Life / written by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Brendan Wenzel.

Life /  written by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Brendan Wenzel.
Life is beautiful, ever changing, sometimes not easy, but always worth waking up in the morning to see what might happen.


5 cherries / Vittoria Facchini ; translated from the Italian by Anna Celada.

5 cherries /  Vittoria Facchini ; translated from the Italian by Anna Celada.


The too-scary story / by Bethanie Deeney Murguia.

The too-scary story /  by Bethanie Deeney Murguia.
At bedtime, their father tells Grace and Walter a scary story about two children in a dark forest.


Time out! / Ale Barba.

Time out! /  Ale Barba.
A young boy gets sent to time out and his imagination soars--


Monkey brother / written and illustrated by Adam Auerbach.

Monkey brother /  written and illustrated by Adam Auerbach.
A boy describes the difficulty, as well as the fun, that can come from having a younger brother who is a monkey.


Super Saurus saves kindergarten / written by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Ned Young.

Super Saurus saves kindergarten /  written by Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Ned Young.
Arnold, who is nervous about his first day of kindergarten, transforms himself into Super Saurus to face what turns out to be not so frightening, after all.


The girl who ran : Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon / written by Frances Poletti & Kristina Yee ; illustrated by Susanna Chapman.

In 1966, the world believed it was impossible for a woman to run the Boston Marathon. Bobbi Gibb was determined to prove them wrong. She said she would do it, she wasn't a liar; she'd show them by running like the wind in the fire. -- back cover.


Be a star, Wonder Woman! / words by Michael Dahl ; pictures by Omar Lozano.

Be a star, Wonder Woman! /  words by Michael Dahl ; pictures by Omar Lozano.
In this heartfelt celebration of everyday girl power, a young girl faces the ultimate challenge: school! With the heroic traits of DC Comics' Wonder Woman, like COURAGE, STRENGTH, and KINDNESS, she'll turn a demanding school day into an amazing adventure!


Evil Emperor Penguin / Laura Ellen Anderson.

Evil Emperor Penguin /  Laura Ellen Anderson.
Evil Emperor Penguin lives in Antarctica and plots to take over the world with his two minions: a polite and thoughtful purple octopus and an abominable snowman who loves nothing more than a hug.


One brave summer / Kiersi Burkhart and Amber J. Keyser.

One brave summer /  Kiersi Burkhart and Amber J. Keyser.
To learn to ride Prince, gamer Paley is forced to identify her real-life powers. But her newfound courage will be tested when ranch neighbors threaten to steal an exciting discovery--


Fergus and Zeke / Kate Messner ; illustrated by Heather Ross.

Fergus and Zeke /  Kate Messner ; illustrated by Heather Ross.
Fergus, the pet mouse in Miss Maxwell's classroom, stows away in a backpack on a field trip to the museum. He makes a new friend, Zeke, another mouse, who shows Fergus many interesting exhibits, but now he wonders how to get back to school.


The amazing Spider-Man : the Spider-Man secret! / written by Steve Behling ; illustrated by Dan Panosian ; cover art by Juan Ortiz.

The amazing Spider-Man : the Spider-Man secret! / written by Steve Behling ; illustrated by Dan Panosian ; cover art by Juan Ortiz.
When there is a chance that the Living Brain has discoverd Peter Parker's super-hero identity, it is a race against time to silence him before a parade of super villains also learn the truth about Spider-Man.


The tiny hero of Ferny Creek library / by Linda Bailey ; pictures by Victoria Jamieson.

The tiny hero of Ferny Creek library /  by Linda Bailey ; pictures by Victoria Jamieson.
When Aunt Min disappears, Eddie the bug leaves the classroom where his family lives to try to find her, then helps save their beloved school library from budget cuts.


Sputnik's guide to life on Earth / Frank Cottrell Boyce.

Sputnik's guide to life on Earth /  Frank Cottrell Boyce.
Separated from his aging caregiver grandfather and placed in a foster home, Prez forges an unusual friendship with an alien who appears as a dog to everyone else and entreats Prez to help compile a list of Earth's redeeming qualities to prevent the planet from being destroyed.


Class pet mess! / Dan Gutman ; pictures by Jim Paillot.

Class pet mess! /  Dan Gutman ; pictures by Jim Paillot.
Alexia is delighted when Mr. Cooper brings in Bob, a hognose snake, as class pet, but when Bob keels over, is Andrea's toy poodle or Alexia's neglect to blame?


Time for puppy school / by Jane O'Connor ; cover illustration by Robin Preiss Glasser ; interior illustrations by Ted Enik.

Time for puppy school /  by Jane O'Connor ; cover illustration by Robin Preiss Glasser ; interior illustrations by Ted Enik.
When Frenchy gets in trouble one too many times, the Clancys decide it's time for puppy school.


Clark the shark and the big book report / written by Bruce Hale ; illustrated by Guy Francis.

Clark the shark and the big book report /  written by Bruce Hale ; illustrated by Guy Francis.
Clark the Shark is ready to present his book report to the class. But at the last minute, Clark gets stage fright and clams up in front of everybody. With a little help from his teacher, Mrs. Inkydink, will Clark be able to overcome his fears?


Glam opening! / Jill Santopolo.

Glam opening! /  Jill Santopolo.
When their mothers join forces and open a new salon together, Aly and her nemesis Suzy are forced to work side by side in a new Sparkle Spa.


I love you, Michael Collins / Lauren Baratz-Logsted.

I love you, Michael Collins /  Lauren Baratz-Logsted.
In 1969, as her own family is falling apart, ten-year-old Mamie finds comfort in conducting a one-sided correspondence with the least famous astronaut heading toward the moon on Apollo 11.


Nate the Great and the missing birthday snake / by Andrew Sharmat and Marjorie Weinman Sharmat ; illustrated by Jody Wheeler.

Nate the Great and the missing birthday snake /  by Andrew Sharmat and Marjorie Weinman Sharmat ; illustrated by Jody Wheeler.
Nate and his dog are invited to a birthday party where the birthday girl is bringing her four snakes, one of which goes missing.


Ten : a soccer story / Shamini Flint.

Ten : a soccer story / Shamini Flint.
In 1986 Malaysia, as she worries about her parents' constant fighting, ardent soccer fan Maya, age eleven, trains herself and pulls together a team at her girls' school, despite soccer being a boys' game.


A babysitter's guide to monster hunting / Joe Ballarini ; illustrated by Vivienne To.

A babysitter's guide to monster hunting /  Joe Ballarini ; illustrated by Vivienne To.
When Kelly loses a little boy to monsters who live under his bed during her first babysitting job, she learns about a secret society of babysitters who fight monsters.


The big bad fox / Benjamin Renner ; English translation by Joe Johnson.

The big bad fox /  Benjamin Renner ; English translation by Joe Johnson.
Who's afraid of the Big Bad Fox? No one, it seems. The fox dreams of being the terror of the barnyard. But no one is intimidated by him, least of all the hens? When he picks a fight with one, he always ends up on the losing end. Even the wolf, the most fearsome beast of the forest, can't teach him how to be a proper predator. It looks like the fox will have to spend the rest of his life eating turnips. But then the wolf comes up with the perfect scheme. If the fox steals some eggs, he could hatch the chicks himself and raise them to be a plump, juicy chicken dinner. Unfortunately, this plan falls apart when three adorable chicks hatch and call the fox Mommy -- cover flap.


Syd Hoff's Danny and the dinosaur : school days / written by Bruce Hale ; illustrated in the style of Syd Hoff by John Nez.

Syd Hoff's Danny and the dinosaur : school days / written by Bruce Hale ; illustrated in the style of Syd Hoff by John Nez.
Why don't dinosaurs go to school? In Danny and the Dinosaur: School Days, the dinosaur gets curious and follows his friend Danny to school! But Danny's buddy is too big to ride the school bus, and school lunch isn't quite right for a dinosaur... So, he decides to do school his own way--dino style--and it turns out to be the best class ever! --Publisher


Superstar / Mandy Davis.

Superstar /  Mandy Davis.


King Flashypants and the evil emperor / written and drawn by Andy Riley.

King Flashypants and the evil emperor /  written and drawn by Andy Riley.
Nine-year-old King Edwin is loved by his people, but when he runs out of money evil Emperor Nurbison sees it as a chance to sieze control of Edwinland.


Curious about ice cream / by Bonnie Bader.

Curious about ice cream /  by Bonnie Bader.


My tail's not tired! / Jana Novotny Hunter ; illustrated by Paula Bowles.

My tail's not tired! /  Jana Novotny Hunter ; illustrated by Paula Bowles.


Wonder Woman : an amazing hero! / written by Mary Tillworth ; illustrated by Erik Doescher.

Wonder Woman : an amazing hero! / written by Mary Tillworth ; illustrated by Erik Doescher.
Introduces Wonder Woman, an Amazon gifted with powers from the gods to fight evil and save the day.


Spider-man, forever young : a novel of the Marvel Universe / Stefan Petrucha.

Spider-man, forever young : a novel of the Marvel Universe / Stefan Petrucha.
Hoping to snag some rent-paying photos of his arachnid-like alter ego in action, Peter Parker goes looking for trouble -- and finds it in the form of a mysterious, mythical stone tablet coveted by both the Kingpin and the Maggia! Caught in the crosshairs of New York's most nefarious villains, Peter also funs afoul of his friends -- and the police! his girlfriend, Gwen Stacy, isn't too happy with him, either. And the past comes back to haunt him years later when the Maggia's assumed-dead leader resurfaces, still in pursuit of the troublesome tablet! Plus: with Aunt May at death's door, has the ol' Parker luck disappeared for good?--Back cover.


The teacher's pet / written by Anica Mrose Rissi ; illustrated by Zachariah Ohora.

The teacher's pet /  written by Anica Mrose Rissi ; illustrated by Zachariah Ohora.
When a class pet proves to be more than a handful, the students agree they cannot keep him, but how will they convince their teacher, Mr. Stricter, who loves the strange creature?


Wet / Carey Sookocheff.

Wet /  Carey Sookocheff.
Explores getting wet in good ways, such as stepping into a pool, and bad ways, such as sitting on a bench after rain.


Chicken in school / Adam Lehrhaupt ; illustrated by Shahar Kober.

Chicken in school /  Adam Lehrhaupt ; illustrated by Shahar Kober.
Zoey the adventure-loving chicken sets up a classroom in the barn and appoints herself teacher, but her friend Sam the pig is nervous that she will not provide snack time.


Amanda Panda quits kindergarten / by Candice Ransom ; illustrated by Christine Grove.

Amanda Panda quits kindergarten /  by Candice Ransom ; illustrated by Christine Grove.
When Amanda Panda's first day of kindergarten does not go according to plan, she decides to quit and join her older brother in the second grade.


Claymates / written by Dev Petty ; illustrated by Lauren Eldridge.

Claymates /  written by Dev Petty ; illustrated by Lauren Eldridge.
Two balls of clay have a great time shaping themselves into various animals and objects until their sculptor comes back and discovers the mess they've made of her work--


Renato and the lion / by Barbara DiLorenzo.

Renato and the lion /  by Barbara DiLorenzo.
The touching, magical story of a boy in a war-torn country and the stone lion that rescues him. Renato loves his home in Florence, Italy. He loves playing with his friends in the Piazza della Signoria. He loves walking home by the beautiful buildings and fountains with his father in the evenings. And he especially loves the stone lion who seems to smile at him from a pedestal in the piazza. The lion makes him feel safe. But one day his father tells him that their family must leave. Their country is at war, and they will be safer in America. Renato can only think of his lion. Who will keep him safe? With luminous watercolor paintings, Barbara DiLorenzo captures the beauty of Florence in this heartwarming and ultimately magical picture book.


Bears / Thea Feldman.

Bears /  Thea Feldman.


Twindergarten / story by Nikki Ehrlich ; pctures by Zoey Abbott.

Twindergarten /  story by Nikki Ehrlich ; pctures by Zoey Abbott.
Drax and Zoe are twin. They go together like peanut butter and jelly. It's the night before the twins are starting kindergarten, and they have the just-about-to-start-school jitters. After all, they will be in different classrooms! What will kindergarten be like when they're not together all day? But Dax and Zoe will learn that kindergarten is full of new surprises and adventures, and being apart for a short while isn't so bad.--pg.2 of cover.


The sea pony / Paula Harrison ; illustrated by Sophy Williams.

Grace loves living in the tropical village of Cala Sands, it has a gorgeous beach and the sun always shines. She especially likes to swim with the magical sea ponies that live in the warm, clear waters around the bay. Grace wishes more than anything that she could talk to the ponies - especially the pretty pony with the sparkling eyes and rainbow tail! When Sophy and Maya arrive and tell Grace that magical creatures all over the kingdom are in terrible danger, Grace knows she has to protect the precious sea ponies. Cruel Lady Cavendish is sailing out into the ocean to catch them in a huge net, so Grace, Maya and Sophy stow away on her ship. But will their rescue plan work? And will Grace ever get her magical speaking stone and be able to speak to her favourite sea pony?


Around the world in a bathtub : bathing all over the globe / Wade Bradford ; illustrated by Micha Archer.

Around the world in a bathtub : bathing all over the globe / Wade Bradford ; illustrated by Micha Archer.
A look at bathtime around the world explores the many ways in which people bath.


La siesta perfecta / Pato Mena.

La siesta perfecta /  Pato Mena.
It is very hot in the jungle and suddenly a nice breeze arrives. The jaguar wants to take a siesta. Just then he saw a coati and said,Could you do me a big favor? Could you wake me up in exactly 10 minutes? The coati wanted a siesta too, and asked the cockatiel to wake him up in exactly 10 minutes ... -- Amazon.com.


Esperando / Kevin Henkes ; traducción de Teresa Mlawer.

Esperando /  Kevin Henkes ; traducción de Teresa Mlawer.
Five animal toys wait for marvelous things to happen.~Un cuento intemporal, maravillosamente ilustrado, que nos habla sobre la imaginación, las estaciones, la amistad y la sorpresa. Al principio eran cinco amigos y todos parecían esperar algo detrás de la ventana: la luna, el viento, la nieve, o nada en especial... La espera es parte de la infancia -esperar el turno, esperar para crecer, esperar a que algo especial suceda-, pero en este álbum es el niño quien observa como unos juguetes esperan y ve la ilusión de cada uno de ellos cuando pasa lo que anhelan o cómo reaccionan cuando pasa algo que no esperaban... -- http://www.casadellibro.com/libro-esperando/9788426143983/4487378


A place to read / Leigh Hodgkinson.

A place to read /  Leigh Hodgkinson.
A young reader has a hard time finding the ideal reading spot that is not too noisy, smelly, hot, or cold.


Pete the cat and the cool cat boogie / Kimberly and James Dean.

Pete the cat and the cool cat boogie /  Kimberly and James Dean.
Pete the Cat is learning a new dance -- the Cool Cat Boogie! When he hears a groovy beat, he's full of happy feet. But when Grumpy toad tells him, Pete, you dance all wrong! Pete is determined to become a better dancer. With the help of his friends and some wise words from Owl, Pete learns that he's the grooviest when he's being himself.


Chirri & Chirra in the tall grass / Kaya Doi ; translated from the Japanese by Yuki Kaneko.

Chirri & Chirra in the tall grass /  Kaya Doi ; translated from the Japanese by Yuki Kaneko.
While on their bicycles, sisters Chirri and Chirra notice that the meadow in front of their house has grown, and cycle into the long grass to discover such activity as bees making honey and flower chafers making mixed-leaf juice.


I will love you forever / Tatsuya Miyanishi.

I will love you forever /  Tatsuya Miyanishi.
A female Maiasaura finds a lost egg in the forest and decides to look after it with her own egg. Surprisingly, a baby tyrannosaurus hatches from the egg! The greathearted mother accepts and raises him as her own son, Heart. One day, Heart goes to pick berries and comes across another tyrannosaurus. Heart then makes a tough decision and leaves his family behind to discover who he really is. The fourth title in this series, I Will Love You Forever delivers a heartwarming story about adoption with vivid illustrations and endearlingly drawn characters.--Publisher.


Out! / Arree Chung.

Out! /  Arree Chung.
When baby wants out of his crib, it's up to his faithful dog to keep him out of trouble--


Kid Amazing vs. the Blob / Josh Schneider.

Kid Amazing vs. the Blob /  Josh Schneider.
A brave superhero defuses a threat from his arch nemesis (aka his baby sister) by using clever gadgets, superhuman senses, and, ultimately, his brotherly love.


Dog on a frog? / by Kes & Claire Gray ; illustrated by Jim Field.

Dog on a frog? /  by Kes & Claire Gray ; illustrated by Jim Field.
In this hilarious sequel to Frog on a Log?, frog decides that he does not want to sit on a log, and he definitely does not want a dog to sit on a frog! So he changes the rules. Now, dogs sit on logs, and cats sit on gnats! But what will frog decide to sit on now?


Prudence the part-time cow / Jody Jensen Shaffer ; illustrated by Stephanie Laberis.

Prudence the part-time cow /  Jody Jensen Shaffer ; illustrated by Stephanie Laberis.
At first Prudence tries to fit in with the other cows in the herd, suppressing all her scientific smarts and imaginative inventing, but in a moment of inspiration, she realizes how to show the others that she can be a part-time cow and a full-time member of the herd.


The starry giraffe / written and illustrated by Andy Bergmann.

The starry giraffe /  written and illustrated by Andy Bergmann.
Picking red apples from a high tree in the hope of enjoying a satisfying snack, a starry giraffe generously gives away each apple he picks to a sequence of hungry friends and begins to fear that there won't be any apples left for him.


Charlie's boat / Kit Chase.

Charlie's boat /  Kit Chase.
Three best animal friends can count on each other to always make play time fun.


Lord of monsters / John Claude Bemis.

Lord of monsters /  John Claude Bemis.
Pinocchio and Lazuli encounter dangerous creatures thought to be long gone from Abaton in this sequel to The Wooden Prince--


Adele in Sand Land : a Toon book / by Claude Ponti ; translation, Skeeter Grant & Françoise Mouly ; coloring Monique Rauscher & Claude Ponti.

Adele in Sand Land : a Toon book / by Claude Ponti ; translation, Skeeter Grant & Françoise Mouly ; coloring Monique Rauscher & Claude Ponti.
Adele sits down to play in the sandbox and embarks on a fantasy adventure involving a barefoot king, a cloud of fluffy chicks, and a dessert island.


I wrote you a note / Lizi Boyd.

I wrote you a note /  Lizi Boyd.
Simple text follows the path of a wayward note as each animal, Turtle, Duck, Spider, and many more, find it and use it for their own purposes.


Blue sky white stars / Sarvinder Naberhaus ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

Blue sky white stars /  Sarvinder Naberhaus ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.
A stirring poetic tribute to the beauty and wonder of America's symbols, history, landscape--


The emperor's ostrich / Julie Berry.

The emperor's ostrich /  Julie Berry.
Young dairymaid Begonia has lost her cow, Alfalfa. So she has set off on a search across the countryside even though she has nothing but a magical map to guide her. Meanwhile, the Emperor has gone missing from the royal palace in a most mysterious manner. Was it murder? Was it magic? It will take all of Begonia's wits to save the empire and get Alfalfa home safely--


The great granny cake contest! / Tracey Corderoy ; illustrated by Joe Berger.

The great granny cake contest! /  Tracey Corderoy ; illustrated by Joe Berger.
Can you keep a secret? Pandora's granny is a witch! She causes magical mayhem wherever she goes. In these stories, she brings comic chaos to a televised baking competition, delightful disaster to a school fair, and tons of trouble to a stately home! But she makes everything right in the end, with a bit of help from Pandora. Everyone loves Granny, especially her long-suffering granddaughter!


The great art caper / Victoria Jamieson.

The great art caper /  Victoria Jamieson.
A cuddly class hamster GW endeavors to make a gift for his new human friend to show support for her participation in a school art show before learning about a dastardly mouse plot to sabotage the event.


Andy & Sandy and the big talent show / Tomie dePaola ; cowritten with Jim Lewis.

Andy & Sandy and the big talent show /  Tomie dePaola ; cowritten with Jim Lewis.
Andy and Sandy are entering the big talent show! Sandy can juggle. Sandy can tumble. Sandy can hula hoop. Andy cannot do any of these things. But when Sandy is the one who gets stage fright, Andy can save the day!--


Chuck's truck / by Peggy Perry Anderson.

Chuck's truck /  by Peggy Perry Anderson.
When too many barnyard friends climb in to go to town, Chuck's truck breaks down, but Handyman Hugh knows just what to do.


A dog like Daisy / Kristin O'Donnell Tubb.

A dog like Daisy /  Kristin O'Donnell Tubb.
Daisy has only ten weeks to prove her usefulness or else be sent back to the pound. Yet if she goes back, who will protect Colonel Victor from his PTSD attacks? Or save the littler human, Micah, from those infernal ear muzzles he calls earphones? What if no one ever adopts her again? Determined to become the elite protector the colonel needs, Daisy vows to ace the service dog test. She'll accept the ridiculous leash and learn to sit, heel, shake, even do your business, Daisy when told to. But Daisy must first learn how to face her own fears from the past or risk losing the family she's so desperate to guardagain.


Joplin, wishing / Diane Stanley.

Joplin, wishing /  Diane Stanley.
When Joplin finds an antique platter with a beautiful Dutch scene, she idly wishes for the girl painted on the platter to be her friend and the next day Joplin finds the girl in the garden, longing to go back to her seventeenth-century home.


Let's go to the moon / written by by Erica Silverman, illustrated by Jess Golden.

Let's go to the moon /  written by by Erica Silverman, illustrated by Jess Golden.
Unable to interest her parents, her brothers, or her dog on a trip to the moon, Lana heads to her room where she uses creativity and imagination to blast off in her own amazing space adventure. . . an adventure so amazing that the man in the moon, a moon woman, two moon boys, and moon monster soon soar in--


The giant's seat / Dave Butler.

The giant's seat /  Dave Butler.
Having learned the truth about his identity, Charlie is separated from his friends and finds himself working for a company of dwarves who regard him as a machine until a heroic act renders them allies in a plan to confront the Iron Cog.


Let's pretend we never met / Melissa Walker.

Let's pretend we never met /  Melissa Walker.
Struggling to adapt when her family moves during the school year, Mattie makes friends with the girl next door during winter break only to confront unpopularity when she learns that her new friend is the weird girl in school who no one likes.


Littles : and how they grow / Kelly DiPucchio ; illustrated by AG Ford.

Littles : and how they grow / Kelly DiPucchio ; illustrated by AG Ford.
A rhyming celebration of babies, or Littles, who are cared for by loved ones in every way and grow big in the blink of an eye.


The Shadow Queen / Lee Bacon.

The Shadow Queen /  Lee Bacon.
Amid the festivities of the Luminary Ball, twelve-year-old Kara and Prince Fred search for her father and for the antidote that will save his parents from the Shadow Queen's poison.


14 Hollow Road / Jenn Bishop.

14 Hollow Road /  Jenn Bishop.
Rising seventh-grader Maddie is consumed by her long-term crush on classmate Avery until a tornado destroys her home and her family must move in with his.


Emily and the Spellstone / Michael Rubens.

Emily and the Spellstone /  Michael Rubens.
Twelve-year-old Emily accidentally releases Gorgo, a carnivorous demon, from the magic Spellstone to which he is bound, and must join him in protecting the Stone from villains planning world domination.


Where is Bear? / Jonathan Bentley.

Where is Bear? /  Jonathan Bentley.
A little boy and his best friend - an actual bear - go on a search for a teddy bear before bedtime--


 

 

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