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07/20/2015 - 12:00am

A possum's tail Cover
Gabby Dawnay
Alex Barrow, illustrator
Samuel Drew and his toy dog walk through a busy streetscape to visit the possum family at the London Zoo and disappointedly make their way home after discovering the possums asleep, unaware that their animal friends are following them.
E Daw
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Jul 1, 2015
ABCs on wings Cover
Ramon Olivera
In this book, kids will learn their ABCs through the amazing world of aviation. From A is for ace to Z is for zeppelin, young children will be introduced to biplanes, carriers, gliders, jets, and many more vehicles of flight.
E Oli
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Jul 20, 2015
Animals everywhere : opposites Cover
Lizelot Versteeg
Introduces the concept of animal opposites, challenging young readers to select from a series of illustrations animals with such opposite qualities as big and small, long and short, and fat and thin.
E Ver
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Jul 2, 2015
Anna Banana and the chocolate explosion Cover
Dominique Roques
Alexis Dormal, illustrator
When Anna Banana and her stuffed animal friends set out to make a chocolate cake, they make a big mess, instead.
E Roq
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Jul 20, 2015
Ask me Cover
Bernard Waber
Suzy Lee
A father and daughter explore their neighborhood, talking and asking questions as they go.
E Wab
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Jul 13, 2015
Bernice gets carried away Cover
Hannah E. Harrison
Having missed out on the other treats at a friend's birthday party, a grumpy cat grabs all of the balloons and floats into the sky, where she sees that her problems are not so big, after all.
E Har
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Jul 13, 2015
Billy and Goat at the state fair Cover
Dan Yaccarino
A visit to the state fair cements the friendship between a boy and a goat who are very different from one another.
E Yac
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Jul 2, 2015
Charlotte and the quiet place Cover
Deborah Sosin
Sara Woolley, illustrator
Sometimes children need a break from our noisy, overstimulating world. Charlotte and the Quiet Place shows how a child learns and practices mindful breathing on her own and experiences the beauty of silence.
E Sos
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Jul 20, 2015
Colors everywhere : counting Cover
Lizelot Versteeg
Challenges young readers to select objects from one to ten from a series of illustrations, each of which depict a group of objects in a single color.
E Ver
Book
Jul 2, 2015
Edmond, the moonlit party Cover
Astrid Desbordes
Marc Boutavant, illustrator
Claudia Zoe Bedrick, translator
Edmond the squirrel shares a tree with George, an owl who loves costumes, and Harry the bear, who throws wonderful parties that turn out even better when Edmond overcomes his shyness and joins in.
E Des
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Jul 1, 2015
Granddaddy's turn : a journey to the ballot box Cover
Michael S. Bandy
Eric Stein
James Ransome, illustrator
Life on the farm with Granddaddy is full of hard work, but despite all the chores, Granddaddy always makes time for play, especially fishing trips. Even when there isn't a bite to catch, he reminds young Michael that it takes patience to get what's coming to you. One morning, when Granddaddy heads into town in his fancy suit, Michael knows that something very special must be happening--and sure enough, everyone is lined up at town hall! For the very first time, Granddaddy is allowed to vote, and he couldn't be more proud. But can Michael be patient when justice just can't come soon enough?
E Ban
Book
Jul 13, 2015
Hungry Roscoe Cover
David J. Plant
Fed up with eating rotten food out of garbage bins, hungry raccoon Roscoe comes up with a plan to disguise himself as a zoo animal to get past the grumpy zookeeper and enjoy some fresh food.
E Pla
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Jul 20, 2015
It's a seashell day Cover
Dianne Ochiltree
Elliot Kreloff, illustrator
Rhymes chronicle a mother and son sharing a day of sand digging, seashell collecting, and seashore exploring. Kids will learn about a variety of shells and count along with the boy as he totals up his collection, puts his shells away, and then drifts off into a well-earned bedtime. A spread of seashell facts caps off the story.
E Och
Book
Jul 20, 2015
Jampires Cover
Sarah McIntyre
David O'Connell
When Sam catches the Jampires who've been sucking his jelly doughnuts dry, they invite him to fly with them to their dessert-filled faraway land.
E McI
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Jul 3, 2015
Lillian's right to vote : a celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Cover
Jonah Winter
Shane Evans, illustrator
As an elderly woman, Lillian recalls that her great-great-grandparents were sold as slaves in front of a courthouse where only rich white men were allowed to vote, then the long fight that led to her right--and determination--to cast her ballot since the Voting Rights Act gave every American the right to vote.
E Win
Book
Jul 13, 2015
Maple & Willow apart Cover
Lori Nichols
Sisters Maple and Willow miss each other when Maple starts school, leaving Willow behind at home.
E Nic
Book
Jul 20, 2015
Mummy Cat Cover
Marcus Ewert
Lisa Brown, illustrator
Mummy Cat prowls his pyramid home, longing for his beloved owner. As he roams the tomb, lavish murals above his head display scenes of the cat with his young Egyptian queen. Hidden hieroglyphs deepen the tale and are explained in an informative author's note.
E Ewe
Book
Jul 20, 2015
Night animals Cover
Gianna Marino
Possum is hiding from the sounds in the night, and his fear sets off a chain reaction in the other night animals.
E Mar
Book
Jul 13, 2015
Over in the wetlands : a hurricane-on-the-bayou story Cover
Caroline Starr Rose
Rob Dunlavey, illustrator
Various wetland creatures, from alligators to egrets, enjoy what begins as a calm and peaceful day in the bayou, then prepare for and endure a passing hurricane, and finally settle in for a peaceful night.
E Ros
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Jul 13, 2015
Playful pigs from A to Z Cover
Anita Lobel
One golden morning, twenty-six pigs leave their pen, race along a country road, and find a field of letters, where they play all day until Zeke Pig falls asleep on a Z and they wearily return home by moonlight.
E Lob
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Jul 13, 2015
Poems in the attic Cover
Nikki Grimes
Elizabeth Zunon
A young girl learns much about her mother as she reads a collection of poems written before she was born that capture her mother's memories of living around the world and growing up as a child of an Air Force serviceperson. Includes author's note, list of Air Force bases, and explanation of the free verse and tanka poetry forms used.
E Gri
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Jul 20, 2015
Richard Scarry's busy, busy world Cover
Richard Scarry
Travel around the world with stops in the United States, France, Japan, Egypt, Australia, and more.
E Sca
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Jul 13, 2015
Spots in a box Cover
undefined Ward
Ordering some spots by mail when he worries about his lack thereof, a young guinea fowl is surprised by his delivery, which contains spots of various sizes, colors, and patterns.
E War
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Jul 20, 2015
Sun and moon Cover
Lindsey Yankey
Although he has always stayed in his own place in the sky, Moon asks to trade places with Sun for one day, but when Sun asks Moon to carefully examine the night, Moon has a change of heart.
E Yan
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Jul 1, 2015
The green musician Cover
Mahvash Shahegh
Claire Ewart, illustrator
Relates how Barbad became the new musician and singer in the court of Persian King Khosrow. Adapted from a 1,000 year-old story originally found in the "Book of Kings" (Shahnameh), which tells the story of the mystical past of ancient Persia.
E Sha
Book
Jul 20, 2015
The newbies Cover
Peter Catalanotto
A boy whose parents are preoccupied with preparations for a new baby imagines what life would be like if he could have new parents.
E Cat
Book
Jul 13, 2015
The sky is falling! Cover
Mark Teague
In this humorous version of the traditional tale, Chicken Little panics when an acorn falls on her head and sets off a dance frenzy among the other chickens, and while squirrel and the other animals understand what really happened, they soon join in the dancing--because it is fun.
E Tea
Book
Jul 3, 2015
The two cars Cover
Ingri D'Aulaire
Edgar Parin D'Aulaire
On a magic moonlit night, the sleek, shiny automatic new car and the beat-up old car with many miles on its speedometer go for a drive to see which car is the best.
E DAu
Book
Jul 1, 2015
Three little owls Cover
Emanuele Luzzati
Quentin Blake, illustrator
John Yeoman, translator
Three irrepressible little owls mischievously journey around the world for a year between Christmas holidays.
E Luz
Book
Jul 1, 2015
Wait Cover
Antoinette Portis
A simple, sweet picture book about the joys of waiting and taking in what is around you.
E Por
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Jul 13, 2015
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Gabby Dawnay
Alex Barrow, illustrator
E Daw
Lori Nichols
E Nic
Ramon Olivera
E Oli
Marcus Ewert
Lisa Brown, illustrator
E Ewe
Lizelot Versteeg
E Ver
Gianna Marino
E Mar
Dominique Roques
Alexis Dormal, illustrator
E Roq
Caroline Starr Rose
Rob Dunlavey, illustrator
E Ros
Bernard Waber
Suzy Lee
E Wab
Anita Lobel
E Lob
Hannah E. Harrison
E Har
Nikki Grimes
Elizabeth Zunon
E Gri
Dan Yaccarino
E Yac
Richard Scarry
E Sca
Deborah Sosin
Sara Woolley, illustrator
E Sos
undefined Ward
E War
Lizelot Versteeg
E Ver
Lindsey Yankey
E Yan
Astrid Desbordes
Marc Boutavant, illustrator
Claudia Zoe Bedrick, translator
E Des
Mahvash Shahegh
Claire Ewart, illustrator
E Sha
Michael S. Bandy
Eric Stein
James Ransome, illustrator
E Ban
Peter Catalanotto
E Cat
David J. Plant
E Pla
Mark Teague
E Tea
Dianne Ochiltree
Elliot Kreloff, illustrator
E Och
Ingri D'Aulaire
Edgar Parin D'Aulaire
E DAu
Sarah McIntyre
David O'Connell
E McI
Emanuele Luzzati
Quentin Blake, illustrator
John Yeoman, translator
E Luz
Jonah Winter
Shane Evans, illustrator
E Win
Antoinette Portis
E Por