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Snoring Beauty by Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta.

Snoring Beauty

"A new spin on "Sleeping Beauty" told from the perspective of a little mouse who can't get to sleep because of the princess's very loud snoring"--

Apr 18, 2014
Sophie sleeps over by Russo, Marisabina, author, illustrator.

Sophie sleeps over

Sophie is nervous and excited about her first sleepover, but when she meets her best friend Olive's other best friend, Penelope, Sophie wants nothing more than to go straight home.

Apr 18, 2014
Spaghetti in a hot dog bun - having the courage to be who you are by Dismondy, Maria.

Spaghetti in a hot dog bun - having the courage to be who you are

Even though she is teased by a boy at school for being different, Lucy has the courage to be herself and comes to the boy's aid when he is in need of help.

Apr 18, 2014
Sparky! by Offill, Jenny, 1968-


A child takes a sloth named Sparky as a pet.

Apr 12, 2014
Splat! - starring the vole brothers by Schwartz, Roslyn, 1951-

Splat! - starring the vole brothers

The vole brothers encounter trouble when a passing pigeon drops a splat on them.

Apr 18, 2014
Spot bakes a cake by Hill, Eric, 1927-

Spot bakes a cake

Spot and his mother bake a cake for his father's birthday.

Apr 18, 2014
Sprout helps out by Winstead, Rosie, author, illustrator.

Sprout helps out

"Sprout loves to help her mom clean up around the house and take care of her baby sister, but she sometimes makes a bigger mess than she started with. Fortunately, Sprout has the best intentions and is so sweet that even Mama doesn't mind"--

Apr 18, 2014
Starring me and you by Côté, Geneviève, author, illustrator.

Starring me and you

"While preparing to put on a play, two very different friends explore how they each express emotions in their own special way... and discover that despite a misunderstanding the show can still go on!"-- From publisher's description.

Apr 18, 2014
Stella's Starliner by Wells, Rosemary, author, illustrator.

Stella's Starliner

Stella is unnerved by a bullying group of weasels who say mean things about her humble home until her mother offers words of comfort and her father drives the trailer to a new location where kind friends are found.

Apr 18, 2014
Tap tap boom boom by Bluemle, Elizabeth, author.

Tap tap boom boom

"It's a mad dash for shelter as rain sweeps into an urban neighborhood. Where to go? The subway! It's the perfect place to wait out the wind and weather. Strangers share smiles and umbrellas and take delight in the experience of a city thunderstorm."-- Dust jacket.

Apr 18, 2014
The adventures of Beekle - the unimaginary friend by Santat, Dan, author, illustrator.

The adventures of Beekle - the unimaginary friend

An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given a special name, and finally does the unimaginable--he sets out on a quest to find his perfect match in the real world.

Apr 18, 2014
The almost fearless Hamilton Squidlegger by Ering, Timothy Basil.

The almost fearless Hamilton Squidlegger

Hamilton Squidlegger is fearless! Well, almost. During the day he can best all the frackensnappers, skelecragons, and bracklesneeds in the swamp, but at night he quakes in terror. Will his father be able to help Hamilton remain fearless in his own mud all night?

Apr 18, 2014
The big book of slumber by Zoboli, Giovanna.

The big book of slumber

"All creatures of the world find time to rest. In this lullaby book, countless cozy animals settle down in their beds"--

Apr 18, 2014
The construction crew by Meltzer, Lynn.

The construction crew

A construction crew tears down an old building and builds a new house in its place.

Apr 18, 2014
The family Christmas treasury - tales of anticipation, celebration, and joy. by

The family Christmas treasury - tales of anticipation, celebration, and joy.

A collection of beloved Christmas stories featuring some of the world's favorite characters.

Apr 16, 2014
The geese march in step by Dumont, Jean-Francois, 1959- author, illustrator.

The geese march in step

"Zita just can't seem to march to the same beat as the rest of the geese, but before long, she realizes, as do the other barnyard animals, that her own special rhythm is just right"--

Apr 18, 2014
The Girl and the Bicycle by Pett, Mark/ Pett, Mark (ILT)

The Girl and the Bicycle

Apr 18, 2014
The girl who never made mistakes by Pett, Mark.

The girl who never made mistakes

Beatrice is so well-known for never making a mistake that she is greeted each morning by fans and reporters, but a near-error on the day of the school talent show could change everything.

Apr 18, 2014
The Good-Pie Party by Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton.

The Good-Pie Party

Posy Peyton and her friends are very sad that she will be moving away, but when they try to cheer themselves up by baking a pie, they realize that Posy's leaving does not have to mean saying goodbye.

Apr 18, 2014
The great day by Gomi, Tarō, author, illustrator.

The great day

In simple text this book follows the daily activities of a young boy who is always the first in every activity--waking up, eating breakfast, playing, and getting ready for bed.

Apr 18, 2014