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Charlie Piechart and the case of the missing pizza slice by Comstock, Eric, author, illustrator.

Charlie Piechart and the case of the missing pizza slice

"With a dinnertime mystery and 5 hungry suspects, Charlie Piechart makes fractions fun."--

Oct 3, 2015
The fun book of scary stuff by Jenkins, Emily, 1967- author.

The fun book of scary stuff

"A little boy tells his two dogs about all the things that scare him"--

Oct 3, 2015
McToad mows Tiny Island - a transportation tale by Angleberger, Tom.

McToad mows Tiny Island - a transportation tale

Every Thursday, as a break from mowing Big Island, McToad and his tractor make their way to Tiny Island, using various modes of transportation and types of machinery to get there and back.

Oct 3, 2015
In, over and on the farm by Long, Ethan, author, illustrator.

In, over and on the farm

Four farmyard friends illustrate prepositional phrases as they go in and out, over and under, around, on and off.

Oct 3, 2015
Mama's nightingale - a story of immigration and separation by Danticat, Edwidge, 1969-

Mama's nightingale - a story of immigration and separation

When Saya's mother is sent to jail as an illegal immigrant, she sends her daughter a cassette tape with a song and a bedtime story, which inspires Saya to write a story of her own--one that just might bring her mother home.

Oct 3, 2015
Snowy Bear by Mitton, Tony.

Snowy Bear

Tired, cold, and lonely, little Snowy Bear trudges through the woods seeking shelter and finally finds it in a house where a lonely young girl is wishing for a friend.

Oct 3, 2015
Two mice by Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966- author, illustrator.

Two mice

Illustrations and minimal text follow two mice as they set off on an adventure that includes a shipwreck, kidnapping by a bird of prey, a narrow escape, and a moonlit stroll home.

Oct 3, 2015
Waiting by Henkes, Kevin, author, illustrator.


An owl, puppy, bear, bunny, and pig wait for marvelous things to happen.

Oct 3, 2015
Where's Walrus? - and Penguin? by Savage, Stephen, 1965- artist.

Where's Walrus? - and Penguin?

Walrus and Penguin have escaped from the zoo! Will the zookeeper find them? Or will these clever runaways stay one step ahead disguised as subway riders, baseball players, and even grand opera preformers? In this mischievous, wordless picture book, join Walrus and Penguin on their breezy escapade in the big city as they find fun whereever they go.

Oct 3, 2015
Beep! Beep! Go to sleep! by Tarpley, Todd.

Beep! Beep! Go to sleep!

"When his three rambunctious robots give every possible excuse not to go to sleep, what's a little boy to do? With a fun refrain that will have readers of all ages chanting along, here's a book that kids will be begging to read every night before bed."--

Oct 4, 2015
Trick ARRR treat - a pirate halloween by Kimmelman, Leslie, author.

Trick ARRR treat - a pirate halloween

""Swashbuckling trick-or-treaters stomp and clomp through their neighhborhood in search of treasure--aka Halloween candy--but they must be back before dark, because the pirate chief's mom said so"--

Oct 4, 2015
Thanksgiving at the Tappletons' by Spinelli, Eileen, author.

Thanksgiving at the Tappletons'

When calamity stalks every step of the preparations for the Tappletons' Thanksgiving dinner, they realize that there is more to Thanksgiving than turkey and trimmings.

Oct 4, 2015
Click, clack, ho! ho! ho! by Cronin, Doreen, author.

Click, clack, ho! ho! ho!

As Farmer Brown prepares the house for Christmas, Duck tries to play Santa--but he gets stuck in the chimney, along with all the other animals who try to help.

Oct 4, 2015
Elmer and the flood by McKee, David, author, illustrator.

Elmer and the flood

After days of being in a cave with the rest of his herd due to torrential rains, Elmer the patchwork elephant is ready for some time alone, but first he must get help to rescue Young Elephant from an island formed by flood waters.

Oct 8, 2015
Felix stands tall by Wells, Rosemary, author, illustrator.

Felix stands tall

"Felix has a new best friend! With take-charge Fiona, anything seems possible, and before Felix knows it, she sweeps him into singing and dancing with her as pixies in the Guinea Pig Jubilee talent show. But right after Felix's first-prize triumph, trouble waits in the wings. "Twinkletoes!" someone taunts, and Felix crumbles. Can he pull himself together and face down the bullies? With a little help from Fiona, can Felix find a magic key that unlocks the secret to standing up--to anyone?" --

Oct 8, 2015
It's tough to lose your balloon by Krosoczka, Jarrett. author, illustrator.

It's tough to lose your balloon

Illustrations and simple text suggest ways see the positive side of difficulties, from losing one's balloon to being left with a new babysitter.

Oct 8, 2015
Lizard from the park by Pett, Mark, author, illustrator.

Lizard from the park

When a lizard hatches from the egg Leonard finds in the park, he names it Buster and takes it all around the city, but Buster grows bigger and bigger until Leonard realizes he must devise a way to return his pet to the deepest, darkest part of the park and set him free.

Oct 8, 2015
One bear extraordinaire by McGowan, Jayme, author, illustrator.

One bear extraordinaire

Every morning Bear wakes up with a song in his head, but one day he realizes the song needs something more and sets out to find what is missing, gathering a band of animal musicians along the way.

Oct 8, 2015
Clark the Shark afraid of the dark by Hale, Bruce.

Clark the Shark afraid of the dark

At a sleepover, Clark the Shark braves his fear of the dark with the help of music and friends.

Oct 8, 2015
This Orq - (he say "ugh!") by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

This Orq - (he say "ugh!")

"Meet Orq. He cave boy. Meet Woma. He woolly mammoth. Now meet Dorq. Dorq big. Dorq strong. Dorq mean. And Caba, he even worse. Ugh! Double ugh!"

Oct 8, 2015