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The very fairy princess - a spooky, sparkly Halloween by Andrews, Julie, author.

The very fairy princess - a spooky, sparkly Halloween

"Gerry comes up with a creative Halloween costume, but when her best friend, Delilah, has a costume emergency, the very fairy princess makes a sacrifice that lets her sparkle"--

Jul 23, 2015
Tacky and the haunted igloo by Lester, Helen, author.

Tacky and the haunted igloo

Tacky is not very helpful as Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly, and Perfect plan and prepare for Halloween, turning their igloo into a haunted house and making treats, but while Tacky is finishing his costume something really frightening arrives, and only he can chase it away.

Jul 23, 2015
Dracula's last birthday by Rosen, Lucy (Children's story adapter), author.

Dracula's last birthday

"Since the dawn of time, the Minions have been searching for a worthy master. But every time they come close, something happens and they have to start over. Will Dracula--the master of all vampires--be any different? Join the Minons and the ancient vampire for a truly despicable Halloween adventure"--Page [4] of cover.

Jul 23, 2015
Not this bear by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

Not this bear

"It's Bear's first day of school, and he's a bit reluctant to go. Mama says all bears love school; Bear isn't so sure. But school turns out to be full of fun--painting pictures, listening to stories, and making new friends. Maybe this bear will like school after all"--

Jul 24, 2015
The whale in my swimming pool by Wan, Joyce, author, illustrator.

The whale in my swimming pool

A young boy discovers a whale in his pool and tries everything he can think of to get it out.

Jul 24, 2015
Rude cakes by Watkins, Rowboat, 1967- author.

Rude cakes

A story about a rude cake who never says please or thank you or listens to its parents, and a Giant Cyclops who is polite.

Jul 24, 2015
Eva and Sadie and the worst haircut ever! by Cohen, Jeff (Jeffrey Brandt), 1974- author.

Eva and Sadie and the worst haircut ever!

Sadie offers to give her little sister a free haircut.

Jul 24, 2015
My humongous hamster goes to school by Freytag, Lorna, author, illustrator.

My humongous hamster goes to school

On Bring Your Pet to School Day, a boy's hamster grows to enormous size after he eats all the students' packed lunches.

Jul 24, 2015
Curious George discovers the Sun by Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.

Curious George discovers the Sun

"Come along as George explores how the sun gives off heat, light, and energy" --

Jul 24, 2015
Pepper & Poe by Preston-gannon, Frann

Pepper & Poe

Jul 27, 2015
Hot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party! by Lord, Cynthia/ Anderson, Derek (ILT)

Hot Rod Hamster and the Haunted Halloween Party!

Jul 27, 2015
I had a favorite hat by Ashburn, Boni.

I had a favorite hat

At the end of summer, a girl's mother wants to put away her favorite beach hat but the girl asks to keep it out, then decorates it for each holiday and season from autumn through spring.

Jul 28, 2015
The house that's your home by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960-

The house that's your home

Celebrates all the things that make one's home special, including the family that dwells there.

Jul 28, 2015
Happy birthday Madame Chapeau by Beaty, Andrea, author.

Happy birthday Madame Chapeau

When a crow flies off with her birthday bonnet as she walks to dinner, Madame Chapeau chases the thief through the streets of Paris while admirers offer her replacement hats, but none seem quite right until someone offers a special gift.

Jul 28, 2015
The best story by Spinelli, Eileen.

The best story

When a contest at the local library offers a prize for the best story, a girl tries to write one using her family's suggestions, but her story does not seem right until she listens to her heart.

Jul 28, 2015
Bah! said the baby by Plecas, Jennifer.

Bah! said the baby

"When baby says 'bah!' the rest of the family scrambles to bring him balls and books and bows and bottles, sheep and baby dolls and blankets and even a brother! But it turns out that all along, the baby was just trying to say 'bye-bye'"--

Jul 28, 2015
Power down, Little Robot by Staniszewski, Anna.

Power down, Little Robot

"It's time to power down for the night, but Little Robot isn't ready! He quickly opens his stalling program. Luckily, Mom Unit knows exactly how to get him into his sleep module"--

Jul 28, 2015
The perfect hug by Walsh, Joanna.

The perfect hug

In simple rhyming text the reader will explore many different kinds of hugs in the search for the perfect one.

Jul 28, 2015
Ready for school, Murphy? by Murphy, Brendan, 1963- author, illustrator.

Ready for school, Murphy?

Murphy is full of excuses for staying home from school but his father has a cure for each of them until Murphy finally gives in--and Dad reminds him it is Saturday.

Jul 28, 2015
Hot Rod Hamster and the haunted Halloween party! by Lord, Cynthia.

Hot Rod Hamster and the haunted Halloween party!

It's Halloween and Hot Rod Hamster is going to a party! But first, he must come up with a costume that's fun and spooky enough to win the contest.

Jul 28, 2015