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A violin for Elva by Ray, Mary Lyn.

A violin for Elva

As a child, Elva asks for a violin so that she can make beautiful music but many years pass before her dream can come true.

Feb 22, 2015
A poem in your pocket by McNamara, Margaret, author.

A poem in your pocket

Elinor is used to doing very well in school, but as Poem in Your Pocket Day approaches, bringing an opportunity to meet a real poet, her struggle to write a perfect poem causes Elinor's confidence to falter, despite Mr. Tiffin's guidance and reassurance.

Feb 22, 2015
A fine dessert - four centuries, four families, one delicious treat by Jenkins, Emily, 1967-

A fine dessert - four centuries, four families, one delicious treat

Depicts families, from England to California and from 1710 to 2010, preparing and enjoying the dessert called blackberry fool. Includes a recipe and historical notes.

Feb 22, 2015
The Somethingosaur by Mitton, Tony, author.

The Somethingosaur

Hatching out of a little egg, a mysterious baby creature searches for his absent family and elusive home while learning astonishing things about who and what he really is.

Feb 23, 2015
Monty's Magnificent Mane by O'neill, Gemma

Monty's Magnificent Mane

Feb 23, 2015
Nobody's Perfect by Elliott, David/ Zuppardi, Sam (ILT)

Nobody's Perfect

Feb 23, 2015
Crinkle, Crackle, Crack - It's Spring! by Bauer, Marion Dane/ Shelley, John (ILT)

Crinkle, Crackle, Crack - It's Spring!

Feb 23, 2015
Just Itzy by Krumwiede, Lana/ Pizzoli, Greg (ILT)

Just Itzy

Feb 23, 2015
Harlem Renaissance party by Ringgold, Faith, author, illustrator.

Harlem Renaissance party

Lonnie and his uncle journey back in time to the Harlem Renaissance.

Feb 25, 2015
P. Zonka lays an egg by Paschkis, Julie.

P. Zonka lays an egg

"All of the chickens in the farmyard lay eggs regularly-- all except for P. Zonka, that is. She's too busy looking at the colors of the world around her. The other chickens think P. Zonka's just lazy...until she lays the most beautiful egg they've ever seen"--

Feb 25, 2015
Engineer Ari and the Passover rush by Cohen, Deborah Bodin, 1968-

Engineer Ari and the Passover rush

"In 1893, Engineer Ari is in a rush to get his train to Jerusalem and back before Passover, and he still needs many things for his seder plate. Luckily he has many friends to help"--

Feb 25, 2015
How to catch a star by Jeffers, Oliver.

How to catch a star

Eager to have a star of his own, a boy devises imaginative ways of catching one.

Feb 25, 2015
The Paddington treasury - six classic bedtime stories about the bear from Peru by Bond, Michael, author.

The Paddington treasury - six classic bedtime stories about the bear from Peru

A collection of best-loved tales featuring the bear from Peru includes "Paddington at the Zoo," in which Paddington's marmalade sandwiches prove to be irresistable to the zoo animals.

Feb 25, 2015
Whale trails - before and now by Cline-Ransome, Lesa.

Whale trails - before and now

A young girl helps her father, the captain of a whale boat, on a whale-watching trip and relates how her ancestors hunted whales in the same waters. Includes information on the history of whaling, whale-watching, and the conservation movement to ensure the safety of whales.

Feb 25, 2015
The country bunny and the little gold shoes - as told to Jenifer by Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940.

The country bunny and the little gold shoes - as told to Jenifer

To the surprise of many, the little country cottontail becomes one of the special Easter bunnies even though she has twenty-one children of her very own.

Feb 25, 2015
Richard Scarry's Christmas mice. by Scarry, Richard, author, illustrator.

Richard Scarry's Christmas mice.

Soon after Santa's visit, two tiny mice examine the Christmas decorations, ornaments, and presents to see if there is a gift for them.

Feb 25, 2015
Little Puffin's first flight by London, Jonathan, 1947-

Little Puffin's first flight

Follows a family of puffins from the time the parents greet one another off the coast of Alaska and prepare to raise a family, through the care of their fragile egg and ravenous chick, to Little Puffin's first flight across and into the sea. Includes facts about puffins.

Feb 26, 2015
999 Frogs and a Little Brother by Kimura, Ken/ Murakami, Yasanuri (ILT)

999 Frogs and a Little Brother

Feb 26, 2015
Wish by Cordell, Matthew/ Cordell, Matthew (ILT)

Wish

Feb 27, 2015
The cardinal and the crow by Moniz, Michael, author, illustrator.

The cardinal and the crow

Feb 27, 2015