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My Bibi always remembers by Buzzeo, Toni.

My Bibi always remembers

Tembo, a little African elephant, wants to be just like her grandmother, Bibi, but is often distracted when she is supposed to be following Bibi to a watering hole. Includes a note about elephants.

Sep 14, 2014
Nana in the city by Castillo, Lauren, author, illustrator.

Nana in the city

A young boy is frightened by how busy and noisy the city is when he goes there to visit his Nana, but she makes him a fancy red cape that keeps him from being scared as she shows him how wonderful a place it is.

Sep 14, 2014
Ninja boy goes to school by Wilson, Nathan D., author.

Ninja boy goes to school

"A little boy explains what it's like to go to school--when you're a ninja"--

Sep 14, 2014
Ninja Red Riding Hood by Schwartz, Corey Rosen, author.

Ninja Red Riding Hood

In this twist on "Little Red Riding Hood," a certain wolf trains to be a ninja in order to catch his prey, but he is not the only one mastering a martial art.

Sep 14, 2014
No! by Corderoy, Tracey.


Once Otto learns the word "no" he will not stop saying it, but after a very bad day at school, Daddy finds a way to remind him of another special word.

Sep 14, 2014
Not very scary by Brendler, Carol.

Not very scary

On Halloween, Melly is invited to Cousin Malberta's home for a surprise, but as she walks there on a beautifully spooky evening, she is followed by increasing numbers of creatures that may actually be frightening.

Sep 14, 2014
One special Christmas by Butler, M. Christina.

One special Christmas

On Christmas Eve, Little Hedgehog is delighted to deliver some presents for the ailing Santa, but he will never be able to finish the job in time without help from his friends.

Sep 14, 2014
Otis and the scarecrow by Long, Loren, author, illustrator.

Otis and the scarecrow

When the farmer places a scarecrow in the cornfield, Otis the tractor and the farm animals try to make friends, but the scarecrow remains silent with a sour look on his face throughout the summer and fall.

Sep 14, 2014
Penguin and Pumpkin by Yoon, Salina, author.

Penguin and Pumpkin

Curious about what fall is like in places that are not always white, Penguin and his friends fly to a pumpkin farm and bring back a surprise for Penguin's brother, Pumpkin, who couldn't come with them.

Sep 14, 2014
Peppa Pig and the busy day at school. by Candlewick Press (COR)

Peppa Pig and the busy day at school.

Peppa the pig is excited for Special Talent Day at school, but when she has trouble deciding what special talent she should demonstrate, Madame Gazelle helps her realize that what she loves to do most is also what she does best.

Sep 14, 2014
Peppa pig and the day at Snowy Mountain. by Candlewick Entertainment (COR)

Peppa pig and the day at Snowy Mountain.

Peppa and her family enjoy such winter sports as sledding, skating, and skiing while spending a day at Snowy Mountain.

Sep 14, 2014
Peppa Pig and the lost Christmas list. by Candlewick Press (COR)

Peppa Pig and the lost Christmas list.

When Peppa Pig and her friends write letters to Santa, they share with each other what presents they want.

Sep 14, 2014
Peppa pig and the muddy puddles. by Astley, Neville (CRT)/ Baker, Mark (CRT)

Peppa pig and the muddy puddles.

When it begins raining, Peppa is excited by the prospect of muddy puddles, but the rain soon turns into a flood and Peppa makes the most of it.

Sep 14, 2014
Peppa Pig and the vegetable garden. by Candlewick Press (COR)

Peppa Pig and the vegetable garden.

Join Peppa and her spirited family as they shoo away birds and "mon-sta" snails, imitate butterflies and worms, make a scarecrow, and gather ingredients for a fresh salad and Granny Pig's delicious blackberry pie.

Sep 14, 2014
Pi-rat! by Lee, Maxine, author, illustrator.


Pi-Rat and his swashbuckling crew are fearsome and brave, living by their own rules and afraid of almost nothing.

Sep 14, 2014
Pick a pumpkin, Mrs. Millie! by Cox, Judy.

Pick a pumpkin, Mrs. Millie!

Silly teacher Mrs. Millie gets her words wrong when the class goes on a field trip to a pumpkin patch.

Sep 14, 2014
Planet Kindergarten by Ganz-Schmitt, Sue, author.

Planet Kindergarten

A young child imagines going off to Kindergarten as a journey to another planet.

Sep 14, 2014
Quest by Becker, Aaron, 1974- author, illustrator.


In the Caldecott Honor-winning Journey, much of Becker's energy was devoted to the story's exquisite backdrops. Now, in the second wordless book of his planned trilogy, the focus is on his characters. On a rainy day in a city park, the girl who starred in Journey and the boy introduced at the end take refuge by a doorway under a bridge. To their surprise, a king emerges from the door just long enough to pass the two a map before soldiers apprehend him. Returning to the magical Pallonezia, they f

Sep 14, 2014
Ready, steady, ghost! by Baguley, Elizabeth, author.

Ready, steady, ghost!

A timid little ghost searches for a safe place to haunt.

Sep 14, 2014
Red, white, and boom! by Wardlaw, Lee, 1955-

Red, white, and boom!

Parades, beach picnics, and fireworks in the park are some of the ways Americans celebrate the Fourth of July.

Sep 14, 2014