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A Christmas for Bear by Becker, Bonny, author. A Christmas for Bear

Celebrating Christmas for the first time, Bear and his friend Mouse have a party, but whenever Bear comes back from the kitchen with more treats Mouse has vanished in search of a present.

Sep 19, 2017
Accident! by Tsurumi, Andrea Accident!

Sep 14, 2017
All the way to Havana by Engle, Margarita, author. All the way to Havana

A boy helps his father keep their very old car running as they make a trip to Havana for his newborn cousin's zero-year birthday. Includes author's note about cars in Cuba.

Sep 14, 2017
Baabwaa & Wooliam by Elliott, David, 1947- author. Baabwaa & Wooliam

Baabwaa and William are friends, and together they decide to have an adventure of their own. After meeting a fierce wolf in sheep's wool they form an unusual friendship with the wolf, teaching him to read and knit. They also lose a little weight.

Sep 17, 2017
Bat count - a citizen science story by Forrester, Anna, 1966- author. Bat count - a citizen science story

"Jojo is prepping for an exciting night; it's time for the bat count! Bats have always been a welcome presence during the summers in the family barn. But over the years, the numbers have dwindled as many bats in the area caught white-nose syndrome. Jojo and her family count the bats and send the numbers to scientists who study bats, to see if the bat population can recover. On a summer evening, the family quietly makes their way to the lawn to watch the sky and count the visitors to their farm"-

Sep 14, 2017
Beautiful by McAnulty, Stacy, author. Beautiful

Spirited girls offer a quirky take on traditional advice of how beautiful girls should behave, showing how their own individuality and talent make them beautiful.

Sep 14, 2017
Best pirate by Winters, Kari-Lynn, 1969- author. Best pirate

Augusta Garrick has proven that her helpful and gentle-hearted ways don't make her a bad pirate. In fact, she is even a good pirate. But when her clumsiness destroys a treasure map and injures First Mate Scully, she knows she must learn to be even better.Eager to make things right, Augusta sets out alone for Crossbones Island. She may not have a map, but she is nimble and fearless! At least, she is trying to be fearless. But there are strange shadows on Crossbones Island, and the Tuna Lubbers' c

Sep 14, 2017
Big machines - the story of Virginia Lee Burton by Rinker, Sherri Duskey, author. Big machines - the story of Virginia Lee Burton

Desribes the life of the children's book author and illustrator, conveying her life at Folly Cove, her love of dance, and how she was able to create images of machinery, including those used in her book, Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel.

Sep 19, 2017
Boo hoo Bird by Tankard, Jeremy. Boo hoo Bird

When Bird gets hit on the head while playing ball, his friends have many suggestions to try to make him feel better.

Sep 16, 2017
Brave by McAnulty, Stacy/ Lew-Vriethoff, Joanne (ILT) Brave

Sep 14, 2017
Cap'n Rex & his clever crew by Herz, Henry, author. Cap'n Rex & his clever crew

Dinosaur buccaneers use their armored plates, strong tails, and mighty wings to plunder buried treasure.

Sep 14, 2017
Chicken in the kitchen by Okorafor, Nnedi, author. Chicken in the kitchen

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Sep 14, 2017
Chicken wants a nap by Marchini, Tracy, author. Chicken wants a nap

"With the sun up and grass warm, a barnyard chicken is optimistic that it will be a comfortable day for a nap. However, forces keep conspiring against her--until it becomes a bad day for someone else"--

Sep 14, 2017
Count your chickens by Bogart, Jo Ellen, author. Count your chickens

"Chickens, chickens everywhere -- going to the county fair! Follow a family of chickens as they prepare for their big outing. You'll see chickens wondering what to wear, baking pies, painting their toes and knitting socks. A stroll through town reveals that everyone else is excited for the festivities too. There are so many sights to see! Over there we see racers sprinting to the finish line. Over here, farmers showing off their best crops. Clowns, entertainers and musicians take the stage. And

Sep 13, 2017
Counting with Tiny Cat by Schwarz, Viviane, author, illustrator. Counting with Tiny Cat

Tiny Cat is very confident at counting to four balls of yarn, but when more and more come bouncing into Tiny Cat's life, things get tricky! Of course, Tiny Cat finds the perfect way to settle the matter - sleep on it.

Sep 15, 2017
Crown - an ode to the fresh cut by Barnes, Derrick D, author. Crown - an ode to the fresh cut

Celebrates the magnificent feeling that comes from walking out of a barber shop with newly-cut hair.

Sep 14, 2017
Curious George harvest hoedown by Gold, Gina, author. Curious George harvest hoedown

George accidentally breaks the man in the yellow hat's guitar right before the man is going to join the Uptown Bluegrass Band for a good old-fashioned country hoedown, so George and Allie build a new guitar with a unique sound.

Sep 15, 2017
Dangerously ever after by Slater, Dashka. Dangerously ever after

A feisty princess with a garden said to be the most dangerous in the world makes a new friend when a shy prince gives her some rather unusual seeds.

Sep 16, 2017
Don't go to school! by Zepf, Máire, author. Don't go to school!

Benno is really excited for his first day of school, but Mommy wants him to stay at home with her.

Sep 15, 2017
Draw the Line by Otoshi, Kathryn Draw the Line

Sep 14, 2017