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Opal's Big Move by Marsh, Laura F. (ADP)

Opal's Big Move

May 26, 2016
Our great big backyard by Bush, Laura Welch, 1946- author.

Our great big backyard

"Our Great Big Backyard follows Jane, whose plans of spending the summer playing video games with her friends are dashed when her parents announce that her family is going on a road trip to national parks around the country. Yet somewhere between the Everglades and Big Bend National Park, things begin to change. Jane starts paying attention to the magnificent sights and spends less time looking at her screen. The stunning views open up her imagination as she and her brother see everything that n

May 26, 2016
Over the ocean by Gomi, Tarō, author, illustrator.

Over the ocean

A young girl gazes out over the horizon, and wonders what lands lie beyond the ocean, and what the people are like who live in those lands.

May 26, 2016
Painting Pepette by Lodding, Linda/ Fletcher, Claire (ILT)

Painting Pepette

May 26, 2016
Papa gave me a stick by Levy, Janice.

Papa gave me a stick

After seeing a mariachi band, Antonio wants a guitar of his own but his father cannot afford one and gives Antonio a stick, instead, which leads Antonio to perform a series of good deeds, each of which provides a seemingly useless reward. Includes glossary of Spanish terms.

May 26, 2016
Pinkalicious and the little butterfly by Kann, Victoria, author, illustrator.

Pinkalicious and the little butterfly

Pinkalicious makes friends with a tiny caterpillar that turns into a beautiful butterfly.

May 26, 2016
Playground by Hout, Mies van, author, illustrator.

Playground

"Sometimes the journey is even more fun than the destination. Follow two children as they trek through trees, climb over sand dunes, cross a river, bushwhack through blackberry bushes, hop on clouds, and even descend into a dark cave on their way to the playground. Invite your little ones to let their fingers do the walking on their way through this interactive journey."--Back cover.

May 26, 2016
Playtime? by Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.

Playtime?

Using illustrations and only two words, shows the trouble a young boy has trying to get his very playful pet gorilla to go to bed.

May 26, 2016
Rain fish by Ehlert, Lois, author, illustrator.

Rain fish

"Through rhyme and mixed-media collage illustrations, 'rain fish'--the varied, colorful, and unique little collections of materials that float along on streams of rain water during storms--come to life"--

May 26, 2016
Rules of the house by Barnett, Mac, author.

Rules of the house

Ian always follows the rules and his sister, Jenny, never does but when she angers some monsters while breaking all the rules of their vacation house in the woods, Ian first runs away, then realizes there should be a rule about protecting your sister from being eaten by monsters.

May 26, 2016
Rules of the house by Barnett, Mac.

Rules of the house

Ian always follows the rules and his sister, Jenny, never does, but when she angers some monsters while breaking all the rules of their vacation house in the woods, Ian first runs away, then realizes there should be a rule about protecting your sister from being eaten by monsters.

May 24, 2016
Safe in a storm by Swinburne, Stephen R., author.

Safe in a storm

When a storm rumbles and the night grows dark, baby animals cuddle up to their mothers where they can sleep, safe and warm.

May 25, 2016
Sam and Jump by Mann, Jennifer K., author.

Sam and Jump

Sam and his stuffed bunny, Jump, are best friends, and they do everything together. One day, on a trip to the beach, Sam meets Thomas. Sam and Thomas play together all day and promise to do the same the next day. But when Sam gets home he realizes Jump is still at the beach! It's too late and too dark to go find him, and Sam worries all night. What if Jump is nowhere to be found? Can Sam brave the world without his best friend? Little ones with their own cherished toys will be drawn to this reas

May 26, 2016
Sam and the construction site by Veldkamp, Tjibbe, author.

Sam and the construction site

Sam enters the construction site on a dare, and ends up saving the day.

May 26, 2016
Samanthasaurus rex by Mandell, B. B., author.

Samanthasaurus rex

Samanthasaurus rex is a T. rex who marches to the beat of her own drummer, and saves the day in her own unique way.

May 26, 2016
Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping for Shoes by Wynne-Jones, Tim/ Won, Brian (ILT)

Secret Agent Man Goes Shopping for Shoes

May 26, 2016
Shrunken treasures - literary classics, short, sweet, and silly by Nash, Scott, 1959- author, illustrator.

Shrunken  treasures - literary classics, short, sweet, and silly

Converts famous works of literature into simple children's verse, including "The Odyssey," "Jane Eyre," and "Hamlet."

May 24, 2016
Shrunken treasures - literary classics short, sweet, and silly by Nash, Scott, 1959- author, illustrator.

Shrunken treasures - literary classics short, sweet, and silly

The plots of nine classic stories are summarized in this collection of silly verses.

May 26, 2016
Snail & Worm by Kügler, Tina, author, illustrator.

Snail & Worm

Snail and Worm are best friends who support each other during a silly game of tag, through Snail's adventure up a flower stalk, and when Worm's pet goes missing.

May 26, 2016
Snail and Slug by Cazet, Denys, author, illustrator.

Snail and Slug

When Snail and Slug decide to have a picnic, a mean banana slug demands they fork over their lettuce, but the pair of new friends find the courage to stand up to the bully.

May 24, 2016