Young Children Books

Before after Ramstein, Anne-Margot, 1984- illustrator.
"Everyone knows that a tiny acorn grows into a mighty oak and a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. But in this clever, visually enchanting volume, it's also true that a cow can result in both a bottle of milk and a painting of a cow, and an ape in a jungle may become an urban King Kong. Just as day turns into night and back again, a many-tiered cake is both created and eaten down to a single piece. With simple, graphic illustrations sure to appeal to even the youngest of children, this beautiful rumination on the passage of time will please the most discerning adult readers, too" --

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Added: November 7, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The twelve days of Christmas Pham, LeUyen.
A newly illustrated version of the traditional song.

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Added: November 7, 2014
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Petal and Poppy and the spooky Halloween! Jahn-Clough, Lisa, author.
When Petal admits Halloween is too spooky for her, Poppy helps her understand that it's all pretend.

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Added: November 7, 2014
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Tiny goes back to school Meister, Cari.
Tiny the dog returns to obedience school and teaches the other dogs how to receive treats.

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Added: November 7, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The monster of Sodor
Gigantic roving shadows and monster-size footprints test the engines' bravery.

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Added: November 7, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Snow joke Degen, Bruce, author, illustrator.
"After playing mean jokes on Bunny while they romp in the snow, Red learns how to joke nicely"--

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Added: November 7, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Holiday colors : our favorite days Clark Sawyer, J., author.
"In this book, young readers will learn about color by examples from holidays."--

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Added: November 6, 2014
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A big day for Migs Hodgkinson, Jo, author, illustrator.
Migs' first day of school gets off to a rough start, but he overcomes his shyness to ask for help from his new classmates and makes the day special for everyone.

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Added: November 6, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Sometimes you barf Carlson, Nancy L., author, illustrator.
When you are sick, vomiting can be a scary experience, but you will get better.

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Added: November 6, 2014
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The ABC bunny Gág, Wanda, 1893-1946.
Follows a little bunny as it scampers through the alphabet.

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Added: November 6, 2014
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Farm colors : from purple plums to pink pigs Markovics, Joyce L., author.
"In this book, young readers will learn about color with the farm as an example"--

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Added: November 5, 2014
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Rain forest colors : bright and beautiful Clark Sawyer, J., author.
"In this book, young readers will learn about color with the rain forest serving as an example"--

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Added: November 5, 2014
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Animal colors : what they mean Clark Sawyer, J., author.
"In this book, young readers will learn about color using animal as guides."--

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Added: November 5, 2014
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The seasons' colors : how they change Markovics, Joyce L., author.
"In this book, young readers will learn about the four seasons through the use of color examples."--

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Added: November 5, 2014
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Food colors : from blueberries to beets Markovics, Joyce L., author.
"In this book, young readers learn about color with food as an example."--

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Added: November 5, 2014
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City colors : from taxis to skyscrapers Markovics, Joyce L., author.
"In this book, young readers will learn about color with the city as an example."--

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Added: November 5, 2014
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Brothers McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.
Although two brothers are different in many ways, they are alike, too--most importantly, in their love for each other.

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Added: November 5, 2014
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Doug unplugs on the farm Yaccarino, Dan, author.
"Doug the robot takes a hands-on approach to learning about farm life when the family car gets stuck in a ditch on the way to visit the grandbots"--

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Added: November 5, 2014
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Frances Dean who loved to dance and dance Sif, Birgitta.
Frances Dean loves to dance. She feels the wind and she dances. She hears singing birds and she dances. In her every waking moment, she is inspired to move. But as soon as anyone is around, Frances Dean's knees begin to tremble, butterflies start to flutter in her tummy, and she forgets how to dance. Will she ever find the courage to share her talent with others and feel free?

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Added: November 5, 2014
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All tucked in on Sesame Street Jaine, Lillian.
"Join Elmo, Oscar, Cookie Monster, and the rest of the Sesame Street friends as they get cozy and comfy for bed"--

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Added: November 5, 2014
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Love Monster and the perfect present Bright, Rachel, author, illustrator.
Love Monster is determined to give his best friend, a lovely girl monster, the perfect present on Gift Day, so when he discovers he cannot afford to buy anything special enough, he has an idea to make something, instead.

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Added: November 5, 2014
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The juggling pug Bryan, Sean.
Residents of a town famous for having the world's only juggling pug are willing to tolerate any behavior from the "troublesome, worrisome, juggle-some" canine until one girl gets fed up and suggests they send him away.

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Added: November 5, 2014
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Feeding time at the zoo Shahan, Sherry.
"This photo essay takes kids behind the scenes at a community zoo to see what and how their favorite animals eat."--Amazon.com.

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Added: November 5, 2014
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With books and bricks : how Booker T. Washington built a school Slade, Suzanne.
"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students, but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick"--

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Added: November 5, 2014
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Star stuff : Carl Sagan and the mysteries of the cosmos Sisson, Stéphanie Roth, author.
"A biography of Carl Sagan focusing on his childhood and culminating in the Voyager mission and the Golden Record"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: November 5, 2014
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Those magnificent sheep in their flying machine Bently, Peter, 1960-
Tired of standing still on their old hill, several sheep board an airplane for a round-the-world adventure.

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Added: November 5, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Sleepytime me Fine, Edith Hope, author.
"From the great expanse of the darkening sky filled with stars, to the softening sounds of city and farm quieting down for the night, the perspective comes closer to reveal the end of day at home and then the child snuggling into bed"--

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Added: November 5, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The night before Christmas Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863, author.
"Barbara Reid reimagines everyone's favorite Christmas poem in her own extraordinary style, featuring a lively cast of young creatures anticipating the most exciting night of the year! The classic poem is brought to life by her signature Plasticine illustrations, full of humor and astonishing detail, making this a Christmas treasure to read year after year"--

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Added: November 4, 2014
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Lucky Mackintosh, David, author, illustrator.
When Leo's mother announces there will be a surprise at dinner, Leo and his brother are desperate to find out what it is, and their imaginations run wild.

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Added: November 4, 2014
Type of Material: Book


I'm not cute! Allen, Jonathan, 1957- author.
Baby Owl meets Rabbit, Squirrel, and Fox in the woods and is upset when they tell him how cute he is but when Mama tells him that he is not cute, surprisingly his attitude changes.

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Added: November 4, 2014
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Happy Halloween! Jaine, Lillian.
"It's Halloween night, and Count von Count is dozing off in front of his fireplace. Suddenly, he hears someone knocking at his castle door, but when he goes to open the door, nobody's there! Is something spooky going on? Join Count, Elmo, and all of the Sesame Street friends as they celebrate Halloween"--

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Added: November 4, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Dinosaur parade Halpern, Shari, author, illustrator.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text present a wide variety of dinosaurs. Includes "dinosaur factoids".

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Added: November 4, 2014
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Dale, dale, dale : una fiesta de numeros Saldaña, René, author.
"In this bilingual counting picture book, a young boy counts to fourteen in anticipation of his birthday party: one piñata filled with candy, two hours until the party, three tables set for all of the guests, etc."--

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Added: November 4, 2014
Type of Material: Book


A second, a minute, a week with days in it : a book about time Cleary, Brian P., 1959-
"In this playful look at time, Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable introduce minutes, hours, years, and other basic units. The comical cats of the wildly popular Words Are CATegorical series show young readers how we measure time in different ways. Peppy rhymes, goofy illustrations, and kid-friendly examples turn learning into a fun time!"--Jacket flap.

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Added: November 4, 2014
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Police officers Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of how police officers fight crime and keep people safe"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: November 4, 2014
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Ants Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how ants find food. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: November 4, 2014
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Red Glaser, Rebecca Stromstad.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about plants and animals that are red and how colors work in the natural world. Includes picture glossary"--

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Added: November 4, 2014
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Madeline and the gypsies Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962.
Pepito, son of the Spanish Ambassador, and Madeline, rescued by gypsies during a storm, travel and perform with their wandering friends until they again find Miss Clavel.

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Added: November 4, 2014
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A porcupine named Fluffy Lester, Helen.
A porcupine named Fluffy is happier with his name after he meets a similarly misnamed rhinoceros.

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Added: November 4, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Yellow Adamson, Heather, 1974-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about plants and animals that are yellow and how colors work in the natural world. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: November 3, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Green Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about plants, animals, and how green work in the natural world. Includes picture glossary"--

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Added: November 3, 2014
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Whatever you grow up to be Kingsbury, Karen.
From birth to football games to college graduation to fatherhood, a mother reminds her son that life is filled with possibilities and that God has a plan for him--whatever he grows up to be. Bible verses are interspersed throughout the text.

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Added: November 3, 2014
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The animals' Santa Brett, Jan, 1949- author, illustrator.
"A rabbit named Little Snow is celebrating his first Christmas, and after all the forest animals tell him about the animals' Santa, he is excited to wake up on Christmas morning to find his own surprise"--

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Added: November 3, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Once upon an alphabet Jeffers, Oliver, author, illustrator.
"From an Astronaut who's afraid of heights, to a Bridge that ends up burned between friends, to a Cup stuck in a cupboard and longing for freedom, this series of interconnected stories and characters explores the alphabet"--

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Added: November 3, 2014
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The zoo is closed today! : until further notice Beilenson, Evelyn L.
Sue and John ask Pete the zookeeper why Kalama Zoo is closed, and he tells them the animals are ill, from Edward the elephant who has a cold to Fran the flamingo who has a sore throat.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Work, dogs, work : a highway tail Horvath, James (Cartoonist) author, illustrator.
Duke and his construction crew of worker dogs race to build and repair a highway from the city to the beach.

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Zeraffa giraffa Hofmeyr, Dianne, author.
Recalls the true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe that was sent as a gift to the King of France in 1827, and her young caretaker as they make their epic journey from Egypt to France.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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What Forest Knows Lyon, George Ella/ Hall, August (ILT)

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Added: October 31, 2014
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When, when, when will it be Christmas? MacLennan, Cathy, author, illustrator.
Asks when Christmas will arrive as animals use different colors to prepare for the season and children stage a holiday pageant.

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


'Twas Nochebuena Thong, Roseanne.
Explores Latin American traditions for celebrating Christmas Eve in a text that combines English and Spanish words and follows the rhythm of Clement Moore's "The Night Before Christmas".

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Tumbleweed Baby Myers, Anna.
Long ago in Nowhere, Texas, Mama and Papa Upagainstit agree to take in the wild baby their five children find in a passing tumbleweed, despite the objections of the one who used to be "the littlest-of-all girl."

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Tiptop cat Mader, C. Roger, author, illustrator.
A cat finds the courage to climb again after a frightening fall from his owner's apartment balcony.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Time for a bath Gershator, Phillis.
No matter what kind of messes a little bunny experiences through the day, bath time makes things fresh and new.

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


This book just ate my dog! Byrne, Richard, 1963- author, illustrator.
"When her dog disappears into the gutter of the book, Bella calls for help. But when the helpers disappear too, Bella realizes it will take more than a tug on the leash to put things right"--

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Ten rules of being a superhero Pilutti, Deb.
An instruction manual for aspiring superheroes that follows the adventures of action-figure Captain Magma and his sidekick/owner Lava Boy as they outsmart a villainous dinosaur, evade a bee, and save a worm from certain destruction.

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The sweetest witch around McGhee, Alison, 1960-
On Halloween, a little witch and her baby sister study humans and their mysterious ways.

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Susan laughs Willis, Jeanne.
Rhyming couplets describe a wide range of common emotions and activities experienced by a little girl who uses a wheelchair.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Sugar white snow and evergreens : a winter wonderland of color Chernesky, Felicia Sanzari.
A family notices their colorful surroundings on a visit to Mr. Sweet's Famous Sugar Maple Farm, pointing out a red cardinal, silver buckets, evergreen trees, and golden maple syrup.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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The stick Rice, Clay, author, illustrator.
After finding a stick with inspirational words carved into it laying against a tree, a poor boy imagines himself to be all manner of things and has his life change for the better.

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Star bright : a Christmas story McGhee, Alison, 1960-
"What can a small angel give a most important baby? A Christmas story about the greatest gift of all"--

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The snowman and the snowdog Audus, Hilary, author.
Follows a little boy's construction of a snow dog in the hope of receiving a real puppy for Christmas, a wish that inspires a nighttime visit to the world of the Snow People.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Sleep tight, Little Bear Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.
As autumn draws to an end, Little Bear visits all his forest animal friends to say goodbye before he joins his mother for their long winter sleep.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Shivery shades of Halloween : a spooky book of colors Siddals, Mary McKenna, author.
Introduces colors to young readers, in spooky scenes with rhyming text featuring a little monster on a Halloween adventure, including haunted halls, a moonlit forest, and a pumpkin patch.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Simon and the bear : a Hanukkah tale Kimmel, Eric A.
Stranded on an iceberg on his way to America, Simon remembers his mother's parting words and lights the first candle on his menorah while praying for a miracle, which soon arrives in the form of a friendly polar bear.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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The secret life of squirrels Rose, Nancy (Nancy Patricia), 1954-
"Mr. Peanuts, a rather unusual squirrel who enjoys playing the piano and reading, learns that everything is more fun with a friend"--

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Sebastian and the balloon Stead, Philip Christian, author, illustrator.
"When Sebastian launches himself on a journey in a hot air balloon made entirely of Grandma's afghans and patchwork quilts, his boring day turns into the adventure of a lifetime"--

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer May, Robert Lewis, 1905-
Although the other reindeer laugh at him because of his bright red nose, Rudolph proves his worth when he is chosen to lead Santa Claus' sleigh on a foggy night.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Sam's pet temper Bhadra, Sangeeta, author.
When Sam's new pet temper keeps getting him into trouble, he has to figure out a way to control it.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Ruby Valentine and the sweet surprise Friedman, Laurie B., 1964-
Ruby's pets compete for her affection on Valentine's Day.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Recycling day Miller, Edward, 1964- author, illustrator.
Bugs happily living in an empty lot are in trouble when a gang of rats moves in and takes over, but when a group of volunteers arrives to clean up, not only do the bugs get their lot back, they learn about recycling, composting, and garbage dumps. Includes facts about dumps, littering, and recycling.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Red Knit Cap Girl and the reading tree Stoop, Naoko, author, illustrator.
Red Knit Cap Girl and her animal friends create a library inside a mighty oak tree, where they can read and exchange books.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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Pete the Cat and the new guy Dean, Kim, 1969-
Pete the Cat and his animal friends welcome Gus the Platypus, who discovers his own special talent.

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


A perfectly messed-up story McDonnell, Patrick, 1956- author, illustrator.
Louie becomes angry when the story in which he appears is ruined by messes from jelly, peanut butter, and other things that do not belong in books.

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Outside Gill, Deirdre, author, illustrator.
When his brother refuses to come outside, a child plays by himself in the snow and creates an imaginary world.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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If you happen to have a dinosaur Bailey, Linda, 1948- author.
A humorous survey of the practical things dinosaurs can do explains how otherwise unused dinosaurs can offer a perfect excuse for forgetting homework while also making good nutcrackers, kites, and burglar alarms.

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Added: October 31, 2014
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I want to be a ballerina Membrino, Anna, author.
Mia's big sister teaches her that there is more to being a ballerina than just putting on the right clothes.

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Added: October 31, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Caterina and the lemonade stand Kono, Erin Eitter.
Caterina, a little brown bird who loves to make lists, plans to earn money by selling lemonade, but when others have the same idea, Caterina must find a way to make her stand eye-catching.

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Kid sheriff and the terrible Toads Shea, Bob, author.
The Toad brothers are wreaking havoc in Drywater Gulch when a boy with no experience but immense knowledge of dinosaurs rides into town on his tortoise and declares himself the new sheriff.

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Olive and the embarrassing gift Freeman, Tor, author, illustrator.
When the other animals laugh at Olive for wearing the hat she received as a gift from Joe, she is not sure what to do about it.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Olga the cloud Costa, Nicoletta.
Olga the cloud's wonderful day comes to an end when, after being chased off the moon where she was trying to nap, she has a terrible time finding the right place to make some rain.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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The Nuts : bedtime at the Nut house Litwin, Eric.
"Mama Nut says it's bedtime, but Hazel Nut and Wally Nut just aren't quite ready to stop the fun and go to bed"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Murilla Gorilla and the hammock problem Lloyd, Jennifer, author.
When Okapi discovers a hole in his hammock, Detective Murilla Gorilla must find out what happened.

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Not very scary Brendler, Carol.
On Halloween, Melly is invited to Cousin Malberta's home for a surprise, but as she walks there on a beautifully spooky evening, she is followed by increasing numbers of creatures that may actually be frightening.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Mrs. Mo's monster Beavis, Paul, author, artist.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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The Mouse Mansion Schaapman, Karina

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Added: October 30, 2014
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The mouse who ate the moon Horáček, Petr, author, illustrator.
Gazing at her beloved full moon at night, Little Mouse is unable to resist taking a nibble of a delicious banana that she believes is a piece of the moon that has fallen from the sky, rendering the moon no longer round.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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More and more Dodd, Emma, 1969- author.
Rhyming text helps a little monkey understand that his parents love him more and more each day.

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Moe is best Torrey, Rich.
Moe is still too little to accomplish certain tasks, but he is best at trying.

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Monster needs a Christmas tree Czajak, Paul.
On the day before Christmas, Monster knows he needs a special tree but there are so many fun things to do, including having a snowball fight, sledding, and visiting Santa, that finding the perfect tree may take some creativity.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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The mitten string Rosner, Jennifer.
Ruthie Tober's family is known for the beautiful, warm mittens they knit, so when she and her mother meet a deaf woman and her baby and give them shelter, Ruthie decides to design very special mittens for them.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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The misadventures of Sweetie Pie Van Allsburg, Chris, author, illustrator.
Sweetie Pie escapes the confines of her hamster cage (and several insufferable owners) to find a new home in the wild.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Mimi and Bear in the snow Trasler, Janee, author, illustrator.
Bear is Mimi's constant companion until one busy day, when Bear is not there.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Mine! Heap, Sue, 1954- author, illustrator.
Reluctant to share, Amy confronts a dilemma when baby Joe and twins Zak and Jack want to play with her blankie, bear, bunny, and bird.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Memoirs of an elf Scillian, Devin.
"Under Spark Elf's direction, Santa delivers presents in the allotted twenty-four hours only to arrive at the North Pole with a stowaway in the toy bag, a family's beloved dog"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Me & dog Weingarten, Gene.
"For one dog, a boy is his everything"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Matzo frogs Rosenthal, Sally, 1973-
As an act of kindness, or mitzva, six Jewish frogs secretly prepare a delicious pot of matzo ball soup for Minnie Feinsilver's Shabbat dinner. Includes recipe.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Loula and the sister recipe Villeneuve, Anne, author, illustrator.
Disgusted with her older brothers, Loula decides that she can make a sister and sets out to find all the right ingredients with the help of the family chauffeur, Gilbert.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Maddi's fridge Brandt, Lois, author.
After a day at the park, Sofia discovers that her best friend Maddi has no food in her refrigerator and decides to try to help, eventually enlisting her mother.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Lola plants a garden McQuinn, Anna, author.
Lola plants a flower garden with her parent's help, and watches it grow.

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Lion, lion Busch, Miriam.
A young boy encounters a lion while trying to find his pet cat--meeting a number of other animals along the way.

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Little puppy and the big green monster Wohnoutka, Mike, author, illustrator.
A puppy invites a monster to play with him, but soon discovers that the monster is not very good at such games as tag or hide-and-seek.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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A letter for Leo Ruzzier, Sergio, author, illustrator.
When Leo, a weasel mailman, rescues a young bird that was separated from his flock, the two become friends and Leo's dream of one day receiving a letter of his own may finally come true.

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The last Christmas tree Krensky, Stephen.
An eager little Christmas tree, not very tall or well-shaped, is the last on the lot but when it seems all hope of being covered with lights and ornaments is lost, a special person comes to take him home.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Just right for two Corderoy, Tracey, author.
Dog believes he has everything he needs to be happy before befriending Mouse, who helps him discover that his big blue suitcase is ideal for sharing.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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The king and the magician Bucay, Jorge, 1949-
"A mighty ruler discovers someone in his kingdom has more power than himself. But when the king sets out to destroy this fearsome enemy, a humble magician, the tables are turned, and an unexpected journey begins"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Johnny Boo Zooms to the Moon Kochalka, James

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


The jacket Hall, Kirsten.
Book is very happy when he is finally found by the perfect child, and delighted to become one of her favorite things, but the girl also loves her dog, Egg Cream, whose clumsiness, messiness, and drool threaten to ruin Book. Includes directions for makinga book jacket.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Is there a dog in this book? Schwarz, Viviane, author, illustrator.
Cats Tiny, Moonpie, and André begin to suspect that a dog is in their midst and embark on a furry game of hide-and-seek.

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


I'm going to catch my tail! : No, you're not Matison, Jimbo.
A rambunctious kitten wakes from a nap determined to catch its tail.

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Added: October 30, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Here is the baby Kanevsky, Polly.
Follows a day in the life of a baby as he wakes up to the morning sun, has breakfast, goes with his father to the library and the grocery store, plays, has dinner, and finally goes to bed.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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How many sleeps 'til Christmas? Sperring, Mark, author.
Little Pip is so excited for Christmas he doesn't know how he is going to make it the last four sleeps, until Papa begins to tell him all the things they still have to do.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Here comes Santa Cat Underwood, Deborah.
"Cat wants off Santa's naughty list and makes several valiant attempts, but this 'being nice' business is trickier than he thought"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
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The great pirate Christmas battle Lewis, Michael (Michael G.), 1961-
Illustrations and rhyming text tell of Cap'n McNasty, who leads his pirate crew in stealing--and playing with--Christmas toys until Santa himself arrives to teach them a lesson.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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The great Thanksgiving escape Fearing, Mark, author.
Gavin, preparing for a boring Thanksgiving Day with his relatives, joins his cousin's effort to escape to the swing set in the backyard, a journey marked by sweater-wearing dogs, affectionate aunts, and grownups of inconvenient height.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Grandma Shepherd, Jessica, author.
Told in diary form, Oscar relates how his grandmother becomes less able to look after herself and enters a nursing home, with information about dementia to help children discuss their feelings and adjust to the changing relationship.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Go, shapes, go! Fleming, Denise, 1950- author, illustrator.
Circles, rectangles, ovals, arcs, and more have fun moving about, along with a mischievous mouse that wants to play, too.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Goodnight, Ark Sassi, Laura, 1969-
When frightened animals squeeze into Noah's bed during a storm, causing the Ark to tip, Noah soothes the beasts with a lullaby.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Frankenstein's fright before Chritsmas Bemonster Ludworst, author, illustrator.
A parody of "The Night before Christmas," sees Santa visiting the castle of Miss Devel where a very excited Frankenstein and his monster friends live.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Flora and the penguin Idle, Molly Schaar, author, illustrator.
In this wordless, lift-the-flap picture book, Flora and her new friend, the penguin, dance on the ice together and learn to treat each other with respect and kindness.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Dojo daycare Tougas, Chris, author, illustrator.
Six energetic ninjas at daycare fight over toys, throw fits during story time, and tip chairs at lunch, as their master attempts to teach them about honor, kindness, and respect.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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The dreidel that wouldn't spin : a toyshop tale of Hanukkah Simpson, Martha Seif, 1954-
The most beautiful dreidel a shopkeeper has ever seen will not spin for the two children who insist they must own it, but perhaps it would spin for a child with the true spirit of Hanukkah in his heart.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Dinosaur farm Preston-Gannon, Frann, author.
Describes the daily activities of being a dinosaur farmer, from waking up early to taking care of the animals, big and small.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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A cookie for Santa Shaw, Stephanie (Stephanie Gale), 1950-
"Anticipating he will be eaten, a gingerbread boy cookie nervously awaits Santa's arrival. When rough-housing puppies threaten Christmas morning joy, the cookie comes to the rescue, earning the Night Watchman job at the North Pole"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Counting chickens Alakija, Polly, author, illustrator.
Toby and his friends in his village all have baby animals, as they count the number of eggs and young that they have and Toby ends up with fifty chickens.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Construction Sutton, Sally, author.
Big machines and their drivers work together to build a library.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Clammy Clam Raschka, Christopher.
Clammy Clam refuses to open his shell to say hello.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Coming home Ruth, Greg, author, illustrator.
Follows the emotions of a young boy as he waits at an airport for a family member to return home from serving in the military.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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City street beat Viau, Nancy.
"Two girls take in all the city's sights and sounds. They hear the tippy, tappy clack of high-heels on the sidewalk, the strumming and drumming of a three-piece band, the flipping and flapping of dancing pigeons, and more"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
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A Christmas wish for Corduroy Hennessy, B. G. (Barbara G.)
A teddy bear in the toy department of a big store receives a new name and a new home from Santa.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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A Chick 'n' Pug Christmas Sattler, Jennifer Gordon, author, illustrator.
Sidekick Chick's new mission for his best friend--and hero--Pug, who would rather sleep, involves dressing as Santa and spreading joy to everyone at Christmas.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Chik chak shabbat Rockliff, Mara, author.
When Goldie gets sick and can't make the cholent, her neighbors bring dishes they made to share with each other.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Cats got talent Barrett, Ron, author, illustrator.
"When three cats find themselves homeless in an alley, they form a singing group with the hope that they will earn the love they need"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Cat & Dog Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.
Dog takes care of a trio of kittens when their mother, Cat, gets trapped in a fisherman's van while trying to find breakfast.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Cats are cats Gorbachev, Valeri, author, illustrator.
"Miss Bell loves her cat Tiger, despite his tendency to act like a tiger"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Can I come too? Patten, Brian, 1946-
A mouse leads a group of animals on a search for the biggest creature in the world.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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But! Hamilton, Tim, author, illustrator.
In Halibut Bay, Eddie and his dog Phil must give up their plans for fishing to help ailing Aunt Sue with her chores, which include throwing a pirate birthday party for Sue's friend, Captain Rugbeard.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Calvin, look out! : a bookworm birdie gets glasses Berne, Jennifer.
Relates how Calvin the starling's book knowledge and new glasses aid him during a perilous adventure.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Bumblebee bike Levins, Sandra.
David has a box full of things he borrowed from people without asking, but when his bicycle is stolen he realizes how wrong he was and decides it is time to give everything back. Includes note to parents.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Bug on a bike Monroe, Chris, author, illustrator.
"The bug on a bike is riding somewhere, but no one quite knows the destination. But that doesn't stop all the other animals from following along"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Buggy Bug Raschka, Christopher.
Buggy Bug has something very important to say.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Bruno and Titch : the tale of a boy and his guinea pig Dempsey, Sheena, author, illustrator.
Since he is the only guinea pig left at the pet shop, Titch worries that he will never get an owner and a home of his own.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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A Book Is a Book Bornholdt, Jenny/ Wilkins, Sarah (ILT)

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Boom boom Naberhaus, Sarvinder.
An exploration of the four seasons, told through each season's distinct sounds.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Blizzard Rocco, John, author, illustrator.
"After a massive blizzard, a boy becomes a hero when he manages to walk to the local store and bring supplies back to his neighborhood which has been snowed in for days. Based on the author's childhood experience"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Beautiful Yetta's Hanukkah kitten Pinkwater, Daniel Manus, 1941- author.
Huddling with her parrot friends in a warm nest atop a street light as the winter begins, Yetta the Yiddish chicken discovers a stray kitten and must find it a safe home when her parrot friends are reluctant to adopt it.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Bad dog Flash Paul, Ruth, author, illustrator.
"When it comes to mischief, there are some things Flash just can't resist. From shoes to sticks and mud to licks, Flash gets into all kinds of trouble that elicits some (tough) love from from his owners. But as all dog lovers know, you can only scold yourpuppy for so long--and then it's back to giving them lots of love and affection"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Arto's big move Arnaldo, Monica, author, illustrator.
Having lived in the cold, snowy North his entire life, Arto is upset about moving to the South when his mother gets a new job, until he makes a friend who teaches him that adapting to his surroundings might not be such a bad idea.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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At the old haunted house Ketteman, Helen, author.
While trick-or-treating at the old haunted house on the hill, three children discover the many creatures that call it home, including goblins, vampires, and ghosts.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Anna's heaven Hole, Stian, author, illustrator.
After the death of her mother, Anna and her father imagine that Heaven might be a place where one can help in God's garden, visit with old friends, and take off one's socks whenever one pleases.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Angelina's big city ballet Holabird, Katharine.
Angelina goes to the most famous city in Mouseland to perform at the Big Cheese Dance Show with her cousin Jeanie, but the two clash over whether tap or ballet is better.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Always Dodd, Emma, 1969- author, illustrator.
In rhyming text, a baby elephant is assured of being loved unconditionally.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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And away we go! Ornia-Blanco, Miguel, author, illustrator.
"Mr. Fox is going to the moon. Away he goes in his hot air balloon. But wait. Can Elephant come too? Sure! Let's bring along some pizza. What about Giraffe? And Squirrel? Everyone is welcome in Mr. Fox's balloon, but look out--a surprise is in store for everyone too"--

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Alone together Bloom, Suzanne, 1950- author, illustrator.
Wondering if solitary Bear is sad, mad, or lonely, Fox learns that Bear sometimes enjoys just sitting quietly, a revelation that prompts Fox to enjoy some not-so-quiet time of her own.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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The adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi knight DiTerlizzi, Tony, author.
Retells Luke Skywalker's journey from a Tatooine farm boy to a Jedi Knight, as he learns how to use the Force in the battle against the Empire.

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Added: October 30, 2014
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Blue Adamson, Heather, 1974-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about plants, animals, and rocks that are blue and how colors work in the natural world. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: October 29, 2014
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Honeybees Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how honeybees make honey. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: October 29, 2014
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Librarians Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of different things librarians do, such as ordering materials, helping patrons find information, and more"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: October 29, 2014
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Tadpole Rex Cyrus, Kurt.
A tiny primordial tadpole grows into a frog, feeling just as strong and powerful as the huge Tyrannosaurus rex that stomps through the mud.

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Doctors Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of different things doctors do: setting broken bones, yearly check-ups, taking care of cancer patients, and more"--

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Added: October 29, 2014
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Purple Adamson, Heather, 1974-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about plants, animals, and rocks that are purple and how colors work in the natural world. Includes picture glossary"--

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Added: October 29, 2014
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Orange Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells about plants, animals, and how colors work in the natural world. Includes picture glossary"--

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Added: October 28, 2014
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Teachers Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of what teachers teach, and what they do before and after school"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: October 28, 2014
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A Christmas-tastic carol Brallier, Max.

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Added: October 27, 2014
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Charlie and the new baby Drummond, Ree, author.
"There's nothing that makes Charlie's soul rejoice more than naps and bacon. But when his daily routine of eating and sleeping is interrupted by a new baby calf, Abigail, Charlie is not happy! Things go from bad to worse when Charlie sees everyone rubbing Abigail's belly--instead of his, feeding her--instead of him, and tucking Abigail in at the end of the day--in Charlie's bed. Will Charlie be able to adjust to the new addition?"--Publisher's description.

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Added: October 27, 2014
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Dragon's extraordinary egg Gliori, Debi.
A dragon finds an abandoned egg and lovingly raises the hatchling as her own, although Little One is very different from the baby dragons, and when disaster strikes it is the small, feathered hatchling that saves the day.

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Added: October 27, 2014
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Mail carriers Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers gives examples of tasks postal service workers do and different places where mail carriers deliver the mail"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: October 27, 2014
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Butterflies Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how butterflies find food and briefly explains their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: October 27, 2014
Type of Material: Book


Crickets Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells why crickets chirp and briefly explains their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: October 27, 2014
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Firefighters Meister, Cari.
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how firefighters fight fires and keep people safe"--

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Added: October 27, 2014
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Beetles Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells how to identify beetles and gives examples of different species. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: October 27, 2014
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Armond goes to a party : a book about Asperger's and friendship Carlson, Nancy L., author.
"Armond doesn't want to go to Felicia's birthday party. Parties are noisy, disorganized, and smelly--all things that are hard for a kid with Asperger's. Worst of all is socializing with other kids. But with the support of Felicia and her mom, good friends who know how to help him, he not only gets through the party, but also has fun. When his mom picks him up, Armond admits the party was not easy, but he feels good that he faced the challenge--and that he's a good friend. A great book for anyone to learn about coping with autism or Asperger's"--

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Added: October 23, 2014
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The iridescence of birds : a book about Henri Matisse MacLachlan, Patricia.
If you were a boy named Henri Matisse who lived in a dreary town in northern France, what would your life be like? Would it be full of color and art? Full of lines and dancing figures? Find out in this beautiful, unusual picture book about one of the world's most famous and influential artists by acclaimed author and Newbery Medal-winning Patricia MacLachlan and innovative illustrator Hadley Hooper.

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Added: October 23, 2014
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Goggles! Keats, Ezra Jack.
Two boys must outsmart the neighborhood bullies before they can enjoy their new treasure, a pair of lensless motorcycle goggles.

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Added: October 23, 2014
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Jenny's birthday book Averill, Esther Holden.
With her brothers and her friends, the little black cat named Jenny celebrates her birthday in the park.

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Added: October 23, 2014
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Freddy the frogcaster and the big blizzard Dean, Janice, 1970- author.
With a blizzard approaching Lilypad and the Frog News Network reporters busy in the newsroom, it's up to Freddy to share his wise advice about preparing weather emergency kits for the wintery weather.

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Added: October 23, 2014
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Freddy the frogcaster Dean, Janice, author.
Freddy must use his knowledge about weather to save the town picnic after the town frogcaster does not report an approaching storm.

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Added: October 23, 2014
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The farmer and the clown Frazee, Marla, artist.
When a little clown gets lost after falling off a train, a farmer finds him and befriends him until the train returns.

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Added: October 23, 2014
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Because I love you Lucado, Max.
Shaddai, a wise and loving man, builds a wonderful village for his children, but when one of them chooses to go out into the dangerous wilderness, Shaddai does not abandon him.

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Added: October 23, 2014
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Apatosaurus Riggs, Kate.
"A brief introduction to the long-necked Apatosaurus, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable Apatosaurus fossils"--

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Added: October 22, 2014
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Ladybugs Schuh, Mari C., 1975-
"This photo-illustrated book for early readers tells facts about ladybugs and briefly explains their life cycle. Includes picture glossary"--Provided by publisher.

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Added: October 22, 2014
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Telephone Barnett, Mac, author.
In this picture book a string of birds on a telephone wire plays a game of telephone, with the usual mixed up results.

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Added: October 22, 2014
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Extraordinary Warren saves the day Dillard, Sarah, 1961- author, illustrator.
When Egg disappears while learning to fly, Warren sets out to find his new friend.

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Added: October 21, 2014
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Dino-boarding Wheeler, Lisa, 1963-
Meat-eating and vegetarian dinosaurs compete in surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding events.

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Added: October 21, 2014
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Ivan : the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla Applegate, Katherine, author.
"The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta"--

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By day, by night Gibson, Amy (Amy S.)
By Day, By Night journeys from morning to evening, from country to country, into the hearts of people everywhere.

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Added: October 20, 2014
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I want to go home! Ross, Tony, author, illustrator.
When the Royal Family moves to a new castle, Little Princess misses her old room.

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Added: October 20, 2014
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Elmer and the monster McKee, David.
"There is pandemonium in the jungle. A strange roaring sounds sends the animals stampeding, convinced it's a monster. But all is not as it seems. Only Elmer the patchwork elephant is brave enough to investigate, and what he discovers comes as quite a surprise"--

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Added: October 20, 2014
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Velociraptor Riggs, Kate.
"A brief introduction to the speedy Velociraptor, highlighting its size, habitat, food sources, and demise. Also included is a virtual field trip to a museum with notable Velociraptor fossils"--

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Added: October 20, 2014
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