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1-2-3 ZOOBORNS!
by Bleiman, Andrew, author.
JP BLE
"Attention, animal lovers! It's time to count along with a whole new crew of adorable zoo babies. Featuring irresistible animal photos, bouncy text, and a fact-filled glossary, this just might be the cutest counting book ever to hit the shelves!"-- Provided by publisher.
ABC READY FOR SCHOOL : AN ALPHABET OF SOCIAL SKILLS
by Delaney, Celeste, 1956- author.
JP DEL
"C is for cooperate. G is for grow. P is for play! This friendly and reassuring alphabet book helps young children (and those who care for them) consider, explore, and discuss a wide range of skills related to school readiness. Kids preparing for kindergarten or preK will learn social skills from A to Z, building or reinforcing their knowledge of the alphabet at the same time. Charming art brings the skills to life with encouraging scenes of fun and learning in the classroom, on the playground, and more. A special section for adults presents ideas for helping children get ready for this big change and have a successful start to school"-- Provided by publisher.;"Alphabet book for young children that helps them consider, explore, and discuss a wide range of skills related to school readiness. Kids preparing for kindergarten will learn social skills from A to Z, building or reinforcing their knowledge of the alphabet at the same time. Includes section for adults"-- Provided by publisher.
ANNA AT THE ART MUSEUM
by Hutchins, H. J. (Hazel J.), author.
JP HUT
"A little girl becomes bored and cranky during a visit to an art museum until she begins to identify with details in the paintings. Suddenly art starts to imitate real life."-- Provided by publisher.
BEST FRIENDS IN THE UNIVERSE
by Watson, Stephanie, 1969- author.
JP WAT
Hector and Louie are writing a book to explain the many reasons that they are the best friends in the universe -- but will their friendship, and their book, survive when they start to reveal each others secrets?
A BIG MOONCAKE FOR LITTLE STAR
by Lin, Grace, author, illustrator.
JP LIN
"Reimagines the cycles of the moon as a mother bakes a Big Moon Cookie and, despite Mama's request to wait, Little Star begins nibbling at it every night."-- Provided by publisher.;This original pourquoi tale imagines that it is a nibbling girl who causes the phases of the moon.
BUBBLES
by Chase, Kit, author, illustrator.
JP CHA
"Kangaroo and Koala become fast friends when they vanquish a bubble monster together"-- Provided by publisher.
CARMELA FULL OF WISHES
by de la Peña, Matt, author.
JP DEL
Carmela, finally old enough to run errands with her brother, tries to think of the perfect wish, while his wish seems to be that she stayed home.
DISNEY PRINCESS : THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE
by Bray-Moffatt, Naia, author.
JP DIS
Experience the magic of Disney with this fabulous guide to the best-loved fairy-tale princesses of all time! Includes fascinating background information about each princess -- her hobbies, personality, friends, and enemies, and special moments from her story.
DON
by Miller, Sharee (Illustrator), author.
JP MIL
Aria loves her soft and bouncy hair, but must go to extremes to avoid people who touch it without permission until, finally, she speaks up. Includes author's note.
THE EPIC ADVENTURES OF HUGGIE & STICK
by Daywalt, Drew, author.
JP DAY
When a grumpy stuffed bunny and a happy-go-lucky stick fall out of their boy's backpack, they embark on an odyssey that takes them all around the world, experiencing one crazy adventure after another.
FOREVER OR A DAY
by Jacoby, Sarah author, illustrator.
JP JAC
The narrator muses on the nature and trickiness of time, and how too often it passes far too quickly, robbing this parent of the minutes and hours spent with their child.
FROG AND BEAVER
by James, Simon, 1961- author, illustrator.
JP JAM
A charming ecological fable of community and friendship from award-winning author-illustrator Simon James. Frog and his friends all live happily together on the river. At least they do until Beaver comes along. Beaver is determined to build the biggest and best dam that anyone has ever seen, but it's so big that it stops all the water and Frog and his friends are forced to move. Frog tries to warn Beaver that his dam is too big, but inconsiderate Beaver just won't listen.
GOOD MORNING, SNOWPLOW!
by Bruss, Deborah, author.
JP BRU
As the town goes to sleep, a snowstorm begins, and the man who drives the snowplow goes to work, keeping the streets clear throughout the night.
GREGORY THE SPIDER : ROMPING THROUGH THE YEAR
by Meyer, Cynthia Dreeman, author.
JP MEY
Join Gregory, a playful and plucky spider, as he journeys through the year and celebrates each Season's special days! Parents and kids alike will enjoy Gregory's adventures in this lively read-aloud, sing-along picture book full of vivid illustrations of Gregory and his friends! With I-Spy activities included, this is a book that will be enjoyed long after the story ends!
HARRISON P  SPADER, PERSONAL SPACE INVADER
by Jones, Christianne C., author.
JP JON
Harrison is a boy who loves life and likes to share with others, but as he grows older the people around him are finding that he stands too close and maybe hugs a little too much -- until his father teaches him the Space Saver rhyme, a method for determining just the right amount of space to leave between himself and others.
HOW RAVEN GOT HIS CROOKED NOSE : AN ALASKAN DENA
by Atwater, Barbara J., author.
JP ATW
"Chulyen, a trickster raven, loses his nose in an embarrassing incident, but vows to get it back. With the help of magic powers, Chulyen devises a caper to retrieve his missing nose, and learns an important lesson along the way."--Provided by publisher.
HOW TO CATCH A MERMAID
by Wallace, Adam, author.
JP WAL
Four children set out to capture a mermaid, but she manages to escape all of their traps.
HOW TO CODE A SANDCASTLE
by Funk, Josh, author.
JP FUN
"Pearl and her trusty rust-proof robot, Pascal, need to build a sandcastle before summer vacation is over, and they're going to do it using code"-- Provided by publisher.
HOW TO TRICK THE TOOTH FAIRY
by Russell, Erin Danielle, author.
JP RUS
Kaylee loves pulling pranks on people, but when she takes on the Tooth Fairy, another notorious prankster, it turns into an all-out prank war for the crown.
I WAS MADE FOR YOU
by Lucas, David, 1966- author, illustrator.
JP LUC
Cat is made from soft, fluffy yarn, but does not know why he was made until, after setting off into the night in search of answers, he completely unravels.
IT
by Shaffer, Jody Jensen, author.
JP SHA
"Today is the very first day of school! Busy Bus is excited, but he also has some first-day jitters. Luckily, bus driver Ben knows just what to do to make sure that the school year gets off to a great start"-- Provided by publisher.
LITTLE FOX IN THE SNOW
by London, Jonathan, 1947- author.
JP LON
A red fox explores his forest on a snowy winter day.
NIGHT TRAIN, NIGHT TRAIN
by Burleigh, Robert, author.
JP BUR
Told in rhyming text, a train speeds through the night, revealing the sights and colors along the way to its young and sleepy riders.
OFF & AWAY
by Atkinson, Cale, author, illustrator.
JP ATK
Jo fears what lives in the ocean but when her father is too ill to deliver messages in bottles, she courageously takes on the job, making new friends along the way.
ONE DAY ON OUR BLUE PLANET :    IN THE OCEAN
by Bailey, Ella, author, artist.
JP BAI
"The series focused on the way our young animal friends spend a day continues with an adventurous dolphin calf, as she explores the vast Pacific ocean with her mother and meets the many wonderful water dwelling creatures that live there.
THE PARTY AND OTHER STORIES
by Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966- author, illustrator.
JP RUZ
Fox and Chick are unlikely friends, but somehow they seem to get along together, even though Fox is calm and thoughtful, and Chick has is hyperactive and flighty.
PASS GO AND COLLECT $200 : THE REAL STORY OF HOW MONOPOLY WAS INVENTED
"A nonfiction picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games" -- Provided by publisher.
THE PATCHWORK BIKE
by Clarke, Maxine Beneba, author.
JP CLA
"When you live at the edge of the no-go desert, you need to make your own fun. That's when you and your brothers get inventive and build a bike from scratch, using everyday items like an old milk pot (maybe Mum is using it, maybe not). a bent bucket seat, and bashed tin-can handles. The end result is a spectacular bike, perfect for going bumpetty bump over the sand hills, past your fed-up mum, and right through your mud-for walls home." -- Back cover.
PUMPKIN ISLAND
by Geisert, Arthur, author, artist.
JP GEI
How does a small town in Iowa deal with an abundance of pumpkins, just as Halloween approaches?
SNOWBALL MOON
by Slayton, Fran Cannon, author.
JP SLA
When the lights go out one snowy night, neighborhood friends get together for sledding, building forts, and more under the bright full moon.
TA-DA!
by Davis, Kathy Ellen, author.
JP DAV
Two young storytellers start with "once upon a time" but quickly realize that a good story needs action, danger, and most of all, a happy ending.
TAKE YOUR OCTOPUS TO SCHOOL DAY
by Vernick, Audrey, author.
JP VER
"When it comes to show-and-tell, Sam is in it to win it. But no matter how hard he tries, one of his classmates is always showing him up with a slightly better costume or a slightly cooler object to share. His teacher says it's not a competition, but just once Sam would like to be the best -- which is why he's so excited when Take Your Octopus to School Day is announced. Sam is pretty sure he's the only kid with a real live pet octopus to bring, and Thurgood, his eight-tentacled best friend, is excited too. Together, they prepare Thurgood's travel tank and get ready for a school day like no other. What could possibly go wrong?"-- Provided by publisher.
TESSA TAKES WING
by Jackson, Richard, 1935- author.
JP JAC
While everyone else in the family is sleeping, baby Tessa manages to get out of her crib and plays until the rest of the family begins to awaken.
THEY CAME
by Tatulli, Mark, author, artist.
JP TAT
The arrival of a mysterious alien ship prompts panic in a small town, until a young boy's discovery changes everything.
THE TINY MOUSE
by Ian, Janis, author, performer.
JP IAN
Follow the adventures of a mouse who leaves behind his carefree life to find excitement at sea. When he discovers that life aboard ship is perilous--especially when the ship is captained by a cat!--the tiny stowaway barely makes his escape and returns home to settle down.
TROLLS
JP LEW
Meet the Trolls who live in Troll Village, including Poppy, Branch, and Creek.
WHAT THE LADYBUG HEARD NEXT
by Donaldson, Julia, author.
JP DON
When Hefty Hugh and Lanky Len return to the farm hoping to steal the fat red hen, the little spotty ladybug enlists the other animals to stop them.
WHAT
by Carle, Eric, artist, author.
JP CAR
Eric Carle and fourteen other beloved children's book artists illustrate their favorite bugs and explain why they love them. Everybody has a favorite bug. Some like shiny, colorful beetles or busy ants or soft pale moths best. Others prefer spindly walking sticks or fuzzy caterpillars that turn into bright butterflies. With beautiful illustrations and charming personal stories, 15 children's book artists share their favorite bugs and why they love them.
WHEN I GROW UP
by Chen, Julie, author.
JP CHE
When a young boy imagines what he might be and do one day, his mother assures him that he can be anything, and she will always be there for him.

 


 

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