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Newly arrived at the library!

05/23/2016 - 12:00am

A fire truck named Red Cover
Randall De Sève
Bob Staake, illustrator
A young boy has his heart set on a brand-new toy fire truck, so he is disappointed when he gets his grandfather's rusty old fire truck, Red, instead. But working together, the boy and his grandfather patch Red right up while Grandpa tells his grandson all about the adventures he had with Red when he was a boy.
E De S
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May 4, 2016
An after bedtime story Cover
Shoham Smith
Einat Tsarfati, illustrator
Annette Appel, translator
After bedtime Little Nina refuses to go to sleep and gets into mischief while guests are visiting.
E Smi
Book
May 4, 2016
Bear & Hare, where's Bear? Cover
Emily Gravett
Friends Bear and Hare play a game of hide and seek, counting from one to ten each round.
E Gra
Book
Apr 20, 2016
Blocks Cover
Irene Dickson
Ruby has red blocks. Benji has blue blocks. But what happens when they won't share?
E Dic
Book
May 11, 2016
Cowpoke Clyde rides the range Cover
Lori Mortensen
Michael Austin, illustrator
Learning to ride a bike sure isn't easy--but Cowpoke Clyde sticks with it until he's riding like a pro. Good thing he's got his trusty friend Dawg to look out for him.
E Mor
Book
May 4, 2016
D is for dress-up : the ABC's of what we wear Cover
Maria Carluccio
Celebrating the creativity of what we wear, this playful fashion alphabet introduces key terms for dressing and dressing up, from apron to zippers
E Car
Book
Apr 20, 2016
Daddies are awesome Cover
Meredith Costain
Polona Lovsin, illustrator
An ode to fathers and all that they do with--and for--their kids, brought to life by puppy and daddy dog illustrations.
E Cos
Book
May 12, 2016
Daytime visions : an alphabet Cover
Isol
Elisa Amado
This alphabet book explores feelings, raises questions, and features rich, thought-provoking pictures.
E Iso
Book
May 11, 2016
Don't splash the sasquatch! Cover
Kent Redeker
Bob Staake, illustrator
Senior Sasquatch wants to relax beside Mr. Blobule's pool without getting wet, but he is thoroughly splashed by the other guests, who then pitch in to dry his "squizzilefied" fur.
E Red
Book
May 10, 2016
Finding wild Cover
Megan Wagner Lloyd
Abigail Halpin, illustrator
All the ways and places that wild exists in our world and where you can find it.
E Llo
Book
May 10, 2016
Flora and the peacocks Cover
Molly Schaar Idle
In this wordless book with interactive flaps, a little girl named Flora forms a friendship with two peacocks as the three learn to dance together.
E Idl
Book
Apr 27, 2016
Franklin's school treasury Cover
Paulette Bourgeois
Brenda Clark, illustrator
Franklin the turtle is nervous about his first day at school, but after he starts school, he has adventures, such as a school play and a class trip, and makes new friends.
E Bou
Book
Apr 20, 2016
Gator dad Cover
Brian Lies
From seemingly mundane tasks such as grocery shopping to more active pursuits like a romp at the park and fort-building, a loving and playful father alligator shows his gator kids that the simplest pleasures done together can make for an incredibly fun day.
E Lie
Book
May 4, 2016
Herman's vacation Cover
Tom Percival
Herman the bear and Henry the raccoon cannot afford to go away on a holiday, so Herman plans a camping trip he is sure his friend will enjoy--then plans anew when he sees that Henry is not having fun.
E Per
Book
Apr 20, 2016
I can do anything! Cover
Natalie Shaw
With Perry about to graduate from dog-training class, Olivia wonders what she wants to be when she grows up, from a ballerina to an astronaut.
E Sha
Book
May 12, 2016
I love cake! : starring Rabbit, Porcupine, and Moose Cover
Tammi Sauer
Angela Rozelaar, illustrator
Moose's love of cake threatens Rabbit's birthday party--until the friends find a way to celebrate together.
E Sau
Book
May 10, 2016
I wonder : celebrating daddies doin' work Cover
Doyin Richards
Words and photos celebrating fathers.
E Ric
Book
May 4, 2016
If not for you Cover
Bob Dylan
David Walker, illustrator
An interpretation of the lyrics to Bob Dylan's 1970 song,'If Not For You,' reimagined to portray the love between parent and child.
E Dyl
Book
May 10, 2016
If you ever want to bring a piano to the beach, don't! Cover
Elise Parsley
Magnolia is a little girl with a big idea, determination, and one very heavy upright piano that she insists on taking with her to the beach, but in a series of mishaps, Magnolia quickly learns that a piano does not mix well with sand, sun, and seagulls.
E Par
Book
May 4, 2016
Jack's worry Cover
Sam Zuppardi
Jack has been looking forward to playing the trumpet in his first concert, but on the morning of the big day, Jack becomes anxious about performing and his worry starts to grow.
E Zup
Book
Apr 20, 2016
Lady Liberty's holiday Cover
Jen Arena
Matt Hunt, illustrator
When the Statue of Liberty decides she wants to see more of America, she leaves her post in New York to explore.
E Are
Book
May 10, 2016
Leo can swim Cover
Anna McQuinn
Ruth Hearson, illustrator
Baby Leo loves the water, so his father takes him to swim class with the other toddlers.
E McQ
Book
May 10, 2016
Mom, dad, our books, and me Cover
Danielle Marcotte
Josée Bisaillon, illustrator
A young boy shows how those around him read and become immersed in what moves them.
E Mar
Book
Apr 20, 2016
More-igami Cover
Dori Kleber
G. Brian Karas, illustrator
Joey, who loves anything that can fold, learns origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, but it takes lots of time and practice before he can perfect the craft.
E Kle
Book
May 11, 2016
Mr. King's machine Cover
Genevieve Côté
When Mr. King builds a machine to stop caterpillars from eating pretty flowers, he doesn't notice his machine is destroying the environment until his friends call for him to stop.
E Cot
Book
May 12, 2016
My old pal, Oscar Cover
Amy Hest
Amy June Bates, illustrator
After a young boy's beloved dog dies, the boy encounters a stray dog on the beach. At first, the boy is not interested in having another dog as a pet, but as he walks and plays on the beach, he gradually becomes interested in taking care of the stray dog as a pet.
E Hes
Book
May 4, 2016
One hundred bones! Cover
Yuval Zommer
Scruff the dog just loves to dig. One day, he and his friends find not ten, not twenty, but one hundred bones. What could they be?
E Zom
Book
Apr 20, 2016
Over the ocean Cover
Taro Gomi
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.
E Gom
Book
May 12, 2016
Playtime? Cover
Jeff Mack
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.
E Mac
Book
May 12, 2016
Rain fish Cover
Lois Ehlert
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.
E Ehl
Book
Apr 20, 2016
Rules of the house Cover
Mac Barnett
Matthew Myers, illustrator
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.
E Bar
Book
Apr 27, 2016
Sam and Jump Cover
Jennifer K. Mann
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! Its 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 reassuring story about losing something dear only to gain something even better.
E Man
Book
May 10, 2016
Teachers rock! Cover
Todd Parr
A celebration of the ways in which teachers change the world, from encouraging creativity, to making students laugh, to helping them form friendships, always wanting everyone to succeed and making the classroom a great place to be.
E Par
Book
May 9, 2016
Ten hungry pigs Cover
Derek Anderson
In this rhyming, counting book, ten pigs build a very strange sandwich--until a wolf comes along and sends them running.
E And
Book
May 12, 2016
The pirate jamboree Cover
Mark Teague
Pirates Blackbeard Johnson and his brothers, Eyepatch Sue, and others sail over to Peg Leg Jones' for a happily chaotic pirate jamboree--until the S.S. Clean Your Room (otherwise known as Mrs. Jones) arrives and playtime is definitely over.
E Tea
Book
Apr 20, 2016
The ugly dumpling Cover
Stephanie Campisi
Shahar Kober, illustrator
An ugly dumpling is ignored and sad until an encouraging cockroach sees the dumpling's inner beauty and helps it discover its true identity and realize being different is beautiful after all.
E Cam
Book
Apr 26, 2016
There is a tribe of kids Cover
Lane Smith
Simple text follows a young boy and the many animals he meets on his adventure through the jungle.
E Smi
Book
May 9, 2016
This is not a picture book Cover
Sergio Ruzzier
Duck finds a book and is surprised to discover that there are books with words and no pictures--and that even without pictures a book can interest and excite you.
E Ruz
Book
Apr 27, 2016
Three magic balloons : as told to Julianna Margulies and her sisters, Rachel Mara Smit and Alexandra Margulies Cover
Paul Margulies
Grant Shaffer, illustrator
Follows three sisters who take weekly trips to the zoo with their father. Because the girls are so kind to the animals, a vendor gives them balloons that carry them off to magical adventures at night.
E Mar
Book
May 12, 2016
Thunder Boy Jr Cover
Sherman Alexie
Yuyi Morales, illustrator
Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name, one that's all his own. Dad is known as Big Thunder, but Little Thunder doesn't want to share a name.
E Ale
Book
May 3, 2016
We came to America Cover
Faith Ringgold
Celebrates United States immigration and the country's diverse immigrant heritage.
E Rin
Book
May 12, 2016
Syndicate content
Randall De Sève
Bob Staake, illustrator
E De S
Anna McQuinn
Ruth Hearson, illustrator
E McQ
Shoham Smith
Einat Tsarfati, illustrator
Annette Appel, translator
E Smi
Danielle Marcotte
Josée Bisaillon, illustrator
E Mar
Emily Gravett
E Gra
Dori Kleber
G. Brian Karas, illustrator
E Kle
Irene Dickson
E Dic
Genevieve Côté
E Cot
Lori Mortensen
Michael Austin, illustrator
E Mor
Amy Hest
Amy June Bates, illustrator
E Hes
Maria Carluccio
E Car
Yuval Zommer
E Zom
Meredith Costain
Polona Lovsin, illustrator
E Cos
Taro Gomi
E Gom
Isol
Elisa Amado
E Iso
Jeff Mack
E Mac
Kent Redeker
Bob Staake, illustrator
E Red
Lois Ehlert
E Ehl
Megan Wagner Lloyd
Abigail Halpin, illustrator
E Llo
Mac Barnett
Matthew Myers, illustrator
E Bar
Molly Schaar Idle
E Idl
Jennifer K. Mann
E Man
Paulette Bourgeois
Brenda Clark, illustrator
E Bou
Todd Parr
E Par
Brian Lies
E Lie
Derek Anderson
E And
Tom Percival
E Per
Mark Teague
E Tea
Natalie Shaw
E Sha
Stephanie Campisi
Shahar Kober, illustrator
E Cam
Tammi Sauer
Angela Rozelaar, illustrator
E Sau
Lane Smith
E Smi
Doyin Richards
E Ric
Sergio Ruzzier
E Ruz
Bob Dylan
David Walker, illustrator
E Dyl
Paul Margulies
Grant Shaffer, illustrator
E Mar
Elise Parsley
E Par
Sherman Alexie
Yuyi Morales, illustrator
E Ale
Sam Zuppardi
E Zup
Faith Ringgold
E Rin
Jen Arena
Matt Hunt, illustrator
E Are