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Jampires by McIntyre, Sarah.

Jampires

When Sam catches the Jampires who've been sucking his jelly doughnuts dry, they invite him to fly with them to their dessert-filled faraway land.

Jul 28, 2015
Knit together by Dominguez, Angela N.

Knit together

A little girl who loves to draw but cannot knit, and her mother who loves to knit but cannot draw, collaborate on a special project neither of them could have done alone.

Jul 28, 2015
Lillian's right to vote - a celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 by Winter, Jonah, 1962- author.

Lillian's right to vote - a celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

As an elderly woman, Lillian recalls that her great-great-grandparents were sold as slaves in front of a courthouse where only rich white men were allowed to vote, then the long fight that led to her right--and determination--to cast her ballot since the Voting Rights Act gave every American the right to vote.

Jul 28, 2015
Little Bird's bad word by Grant, Jacob, 1984- author, illustrator.

Little Bird's bad word

Little Bird loves learning new words and sharing them with his friends, so when he realizes that his latest one is a bad word, he knows just what to say to set things right.

Jul 28, 2015
Mia's thumb by Stille, Ljuba, author, illustrator.

Mia's thumb

Mia's family members, from her brother to her grandparents, try all they can think of to get her to stop sucking her thumb.

Jul 28, 2015
Mr. Happy and Miss Grimm by Schneider, Antonie.

Mr. Happy and Miss Grimm

When Mr. Happy moves next door to Miss Grimm and begins planting gardens and making friendly gestures, Miss Grimm is not pleased but soon, she feels something strange taking over her bleak little house.

Jul 28, 2015
Mr. Postmouse's Rounds by Dubuc, Marianne

Mr. Postmouse's Rounds

Jul 28, 2015
Mummy Cat by Ewert, Marcus, author.

Mummy Cat

"Mummy Cat prowls his pyramid home, longing for his beloved owner. As he roams the tomb, lavish murals above his head display scenes of the cat with his young Egyptian queen. Hidden hieroglyphs deepen the tale and are explained in an informative author's note"--

Jul 28, 2015
My autumn book by Yee, Wong Herbert, author, illustrator.

My autumn book

A young girl rushes outside when the air is crisp and the sky turns gray to observe all of the changes that autumn brings.

Jul 28, 2015
My cousin Momo by OHora, Zachariah, author, illustrator.

My cousin Momo

When Momo the flying squirrel arrives for a much-anticipated visit with his cousins, they think Momo is no fun until they try doing things his way.

Jul 28, 2015
My dog is the best by Thompson, Laurie Ann.

My dog is the best

A little boy identifies what makes his dog so special.

Jul 28, 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
My Yiddish vacation by Skye, Ione.

My Yiddish vacation

Ruth loves going on vacation with her brother, Sammy, to their grandparents home in Florida, and one of her favorite parts is practicing her Yiddish, a Jewish language full of fun words.

Jul 28, 2015
Never ask a dinosaur to dinner by Edwards, Gareth, 1965- author.

Never ask a dinosaur to dinner

Through a series of amusing examples, a young boy learns how to get ready for a good night's sleep--and bedtime should not include dinosaurs or sharks.

Jul 28, 2015
Night animals by Marino, Gianna, author, illustrator.

Night animals

Possum is hiding from the sounds in the night, and his fear sets off a chain reaction in the other night animals.

Jul 28, 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
Olivia helps the tooth fairy by Evans, Cordelia, author.

Olivia helps the tooth fairy

With Ian upset that he cannot meet the tooth fairy since his loose tooth won't fall out, Olivia tries to cheer him up by telling him about another fairy whose gifts he can easily attain.

Jul 28, 2015
Orion and the Dark by Yarlett, Emma, author, illustrator.

Orion and the Dark

Orion is so scared of the dark, Dark decides to pay him a visit! Orion is scared of a lot of things, but most of all he's scared of the dark. So one night Dark decides to take Orion on an adventure.

Jul 28, 2015
Over there by Pilcher, Steve, author, illustrator.

Over there

When Shredder, a little shrew who lives alone, overcomes his worry and sets out to explore what lies beyond the forest, he finds himself in trouble and discovers a new friend.

Jul 28, 2015
Pedro and George by Perret, Delphine, author, artist.

Pedro and George

"Pedro and George are fed up with the children of the world getting them confused. Pedro is a crocodile, and George is an alligator. There's a difference, you know. This determined pair decides to go on a mission to prove who's who, once and for all"--

Jul 28, 2015