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Elmer and Rose by McKee, David.

Elmer and Rose

When Grandpa Eldo asks Elmer and Wilbur to help a young elephant find her way back to her herd, they are surprised to find that she is pink, but even greater surprises are in store for them.

Jun 22, 2016
It came in the mail by Clanton, Ben, 1988- author.

It came in the mail

After Liam writes to his mailbox, asking for more mail, he gets his wish, but soon he realizes that sending mail is even more fun than receiving it.

Jun 22, 2016
Help, I don't want a babysitter! by Wagner, Anke, author.

Help, I don't want a babysitter!

When his parents make plans for an evening out together, Ollie is anxious about meeting his first babysitter and imagines the worst, from having to eat yucky vegetables to being sprayed with stinky perfume.

Jun 22, 2016
Gordon and Tapir by Meschenmoser, Sebastian, author, illustrator.

Gordon and Tapir

Gordon the penguin is sick of his roommate Tapir leaving such a mess around the house, while Tapir is tired of Gordon's neatness and complaining.

Jun 22, 2016
Nobody likes a goblin by Hatke, Ben, author, illustrator.

Nobody likes a goblin

When adventurers take everything in his dungeon, including his only friend, Goblin sets out to get his friend Skeleton back.

Jun 22, 2016
The seven princesses by Coh, Smiljana, author, illustrator.

The seven princesses

The sibling bond between seven royal sisters is tested by the worst disagreement in the history of princesses.

Jun 22, 2016
Puppy pool party! - an underwater dogs adventure by Casteel, Seth.

Puppy pool party! - an underwater dogs adventure

Photographs and simple, rhyming text reveal what goes on beneath the surface at the puppy pool party.

Jun 22, 2016
Mr. Hulot at the Beach by Merveille, David/ Tati, Jacques (CON)

Mr. Hulot at the Beach

Jun 22, 2016
Monster needs your vote by Czajak, Paul, author.

Monster needs your vote

"Election season is here and Monster is ready to vote! But why cast your ballot when you can run for president instead? With speeches, debates, and a soapbox or two, Monster's newest tale is a campaign encouraging kids to take a stand and fight for what they believe in"--

Jun 22, 2016
Ten hungry pigs by Anderson, Derek, 1969- author, illustrator.

Ten hungry pigs

In this rhyming counting book, ten pigs build a very strange sandwich--until a wolf comes along and sends them running.

Jun 22, 2016
Animal Supermarket by Zoboli, Giovanna.

Animal Supermarket

All kinds of species come to do their grocery shopping at the Animal Supermarket--polar bears prowl the seafood section, cats stock up on milk, and mice crowd the cheese counter.

Jun 22, 2016
Barnacle is bored by Fenske, Jonathan, author.

Barnacle is bored

Barnacle is bored by the monotony of the tides, and envies the fish who swim freely--until an eel comes along.

Jun 22, 2016
You made me a mother by Sala, Laurenne.

You made me a mother

"In this beautiful celebration of motherhood, the universal message of unconditional love for a child shines through. Laurenne Sala's heartworming text, accompanied by Robin Preiss Glasser's charming illustrations, creates a firsthand look at the powerful bond between mother and child from pregnancy to birth and beyond." -- jacket flap.

Jun 23, 2016
One little, two little, three little children by DiPucchio, Kelly, author.

One little, two little, three little children

A rhyming celebration of the diversity and universality of children and their families.

Jun 23, 2016
Mousequerade ball - a counting tale by Mortensen, Lori, 1955- author.

Mousequerade ball - a counting tale

"When ten mice get dressed up for a fancy ball the arrival of a cat sends them fleeing but what if the cat's only intention is to dance the night away? Counting up and counting down, dancing all the while, this delightful story invites readers to the event of the season: The Mousquerade Ball!"--

Jun 23, 2016
The mouse who reached the sky by Horáček, Petr, author.

The mouse who reached the sky

One morning, Little Mouse spots something red and shiny hanging from a branch. Too short to get it herself, she calls her friends Mole and Rabbit to help out. A delightful tale of teamwork and unexpected rewards.

Jun 23, 2016
More-igami by Kleber, Dori, author.


Joey loves things that fold: maps, bed, accordions, you name it. When a classmate's mother turns a plain piece of paper into a beautiful origami crane, his eyes pop. Maybe he can learn origami, too. But it's going to take practice - on his homework, the newspaper, the thirty-eight dollars in his mother's purse . . Enough! No more folding! How can Joey become an origami master if he can't practice? Happily, he finds a way - and perhaps a chance to make a new friend while he's at it.

Jun 23, 2016
Maya by Jain, Mahak, author.


"The electricity in Maya's house has gone out again. Worse, she is afraid of the dark -- and her fear has been even worse since her father died. Now it feels as if the darkness will never go away. Maya's mother distracts her with a legend about the banyan tree, which saved the world from the first monsoon by drinking up the floodwaters, and growing tall and strong. Later that night, unsettled by the noises around her, Maya revisits the story in her imagination. She ventures deep into the banyan

Jun 23, 2016
If not for you by Dylan, Bob, 1941- author.

If not for you

"An interpretation of the lyrics to Bob Dylan's 1970 song, 'If Not For You, ' reimagined to portray the love between parent and child."--

Jun 23, 2016
Hello, my name is Octicorn by Diller, Kevin, author.

Hello, my name is Octicorn

The octicorn-- half octopus and half unicorn-- introduces himself and tells readers why, though strange and unique, octicorns make great friends.

Jun 23, 2016