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02/08/2016 - 12:00am

A crash of rhinos Cover
Greg Danylyshyn
Stephan Lomp, illustrator
Introduces in rhyming text the collective names used for various animal groups.
E Dan
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Jan 7, 2016
A friend for Bo Cover
Elisabeth Zuniga
Bo is lonely. So he sets out to find a new friend. And that new friend just happens to be an egg.
E Zun
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Jan 25, 2016
ABC dream Cover
Kim Krans
Drawings of creatures and natural wonders introduce the letters of the alphabet.
E Kra
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Jan 26, 2016
Be a friend Cover
Salina Yoon
Dennis is an ordinary boy who expresses himself in extraordinary ways. Some children do show-and-tell. Dennis mimes his. Some children climb trees. Dennis is happy to BE a tree. But being a mime can be lonely. It isn't until Dennis meets a girl named Joy that he discovers the power of friendship--and how special he truly is.
E Yoo
Book
Jan 7, 2016
Bear is not tired Cover
Ciara Gavin
Bear is supposed to sleep through the winter, but he doesn't want to miss out on any of the fun. Fortunately, Mama Duck comes up with a plan that will help everyone have the perfect winter.
E Gav
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Jan 13, 2016
Beatrix Potter & the unfortunate tale of a borrowed guinea pig Cover
Deborah Hopkinson
Charlotte Voake, illustrator
Depicts Victorian-era artist, writer, and animal lover Beatrix, who is dismayed when a neighbor's guinea pig in her charge passes away unexpectedly.
E Hop
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Feb 4, 2016
Bedtime blastoff! Cover
Mike Yamada
A young boy and his father use their imaginations before bedtime to transform an ordinary laundry basket into a variety of transportation vehicles.
E Rey
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Jan 25, 2016
Big friends Cover
Benji Davies
Best friends Etho and Birt love going up Sudden Hill and sitting in simple cardboard boxes imagining they are kings, soldiers, astronauts, or pirates until Shu asks to join them, and their "two-by-two rhythm" is disturbed.
E Sar
Book
Jan 25, 2016
Builder mouse Cover
Sofia Eldarova
Edgar the mouse is frustrated when his architectural and artistic creations, made from tasty leftovers, are gobbled up by other mice, until he finds the perfect solution.
E Eld
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Feb 4, 2016
Bunny dreams Cover
Peter McCarty
In bunny dreams, anything can happen. A bunny might know the ABCs, or count by 1-2-3s. A bunny might find the perfect carrot. A bunny might hop, hop, hop. or even fly. But every bunny needs a cozy place to rest.
E McC
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Jan 12, 2016
Cat nap Cover
Toni Yuly
When sleepy Cat decides that it's time for a nap, he searches for a good resting place where exuberant Kitten, who doesn't want to settle down, can't find him.
E Yul
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Feb 2, 2016
Fancy Nancy : Saturday night sleepover Cover
Jane O'Connor
Robin Preiss-Glasser, illustrator
Nancy and Jojo go on a sleepover, but since it's Jojo's first one, Nancy is determined to make it fun and put her at ease, but when it's time for bed, it's Nancy who grows nervous and needs the help of her sister.
E OCo
Book
Feb 2, 2016
Frankencrayon Cover
Michael Hall
If the crayons cannot stop the scribble monster, this picture book and the play "Frankencrayon" may have to be canceled.
E Hal
Book
Feb 2, 2016
God gave us love Cover
Lisa Tawn Bergren
Laura J.Bryant, illustrator
Grampa Bear tells Little Cub all about God's love and why she should be patient, gentle, kind, and loving to family members and others, even when she does not like them very much.
E Ber
Book
Feb 2, 2016
Home Cover
Carson Ellis
A whimsical tribute to the myriad possibilities of home depicts homes in different real-world environments as well as fantastical settings.
E Ell
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Jan 12, 2016
How to dress a dragon Cover
Eric Barclay
A small child helps his reluctant, toddler-like dragon get dressed.
E God
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Jan 25, 2016
I love you already! Cover
Jory John
Benji Davies, illustrator
All Bear wants is to spend a pleasant day alone, but Duck really wants to hang out.
E Joh
Book
Jan 5, 2016
Library day Cover
Anne F Rockwell
Lizzy Rockwell, illustrator
While visiting the library for the first time, a young boy listens to stories, reads books and magazines, and learns that there is something for everyone at the library.
E Roc
Book
Jan 12, 2016
Little Bird's bad word Cover
Little Bird loves learning new words and sharing them with his friends, so when he realizes that his latest one is a bad word, he knows just what to say to set things right.
E Gra
Book
Jan 26, 2016
Little Penguin gets the hiccups Cover
Tadgh Bentley
A little penguin enlists the help of the reader to get rid of his major hiccups.
E Ben
Book
Jan 4, 2016
Loud Lula Cover
Katy Duffield
Mike Boldt, illustrator
Possessing an incredibly loud voice since birth, Lula has caused all sorts of trouble for her parents, but when the town is threatened by a fire, her booming speech finally comes in handy.
E Duf
Book
Jan 4, 2016
Love from the very hungry caterpillar Cover
Eric Carle
The very hungry caterpillar displays its love for the reader as the cherry on a cake, the apple of an eye, and the bee's knees.
E Car
Book
Dec 22, 2015
Mr. Goat's valentine Cover
Eve Bunting
Kevin Zimmer, illustrator
When Mr. Goat learns that it's Valentine's Day, he sets out in search of gifts for his first love, but his choices are a little unconventional.
E Bun
Book
Feb 4, 2016
Nanuk the ice bear Cover
Jeanette Winter
At the top of the world, a polar bear hunts, swims, courts, raises cubs, and worries as they go off on their own.
E Win
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Jan 26, 2016
Pete the cat's groovy guide to love : tips from a cool cat on how to spread the love Cover
Kim Dean
James Dean
A collection of quotes by famous notables, including Vincent van Gogh, Virgil, Ovid, and Charles Dickens, echoes Pete the Cat's thoughts on love.
E Dea
Book
Jan 5, 2016
Rapunzel finds a friend Cover
Ella Patrick
Jeffrey Thomas, illustrator
Looking for a friend, Rapunzel, a lonely little girl, tries to fill her time with hobbies, but when she discovers mysterious footprints in the tower she finds a new opportunity to make a friend.
E Pat
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Jan 12, 2016
Rock-a-bye romp Cover
Simona Mulazzani
A beloved lullaby comes to new life when Baby falls out of the treetop and into a rollicking adventure!
E Ash
Book
Jan 26, 2016
Shape shift Cover
Joyce Hesselberth
Round, curvy, pointy, or straight-shapes are all around us. With illustrations that highlight shapes in all their forms, this book reinforces the identification of circles, squares, crescents, diamonds, triangles, rectangles, trapezoids, and ovals while encouraging kids to pair shapes together to make new forms.
E Hes
Book
Jan 25, 2016
Snappsy the alligator did not ask to be in this book! Cover
Julie Falatko
Tim Miller, illustrator
Snappsy's ordinary day is interrupted by a meddling narrator.
E Fal
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Feb 4, 2016
Solving the puzzle under the sea : Marie Tharp maps the ocean floor Cover
Robert Burleigh
Raúl Colón, illustrator
Maria Tharp always loved maps. Traveling with her father to make surveys, she felt like maps talked to her. Then in college, a teacher pointed out that though the oceans cover more than half the earth's surface, scientists knew very little about the bottom of the seas. In the 1940s Marie entered a world where it was not easy to be a woman and a scientist.
E Bur
Book
Jan 7, 2016
Sweet Pea & friends : the sheepover Cover
John Churchman
Jennifer Churchman
This photo-illustrated book is the story of an orphan lamb, Sweet Pea, who lives on a farm in Vermont. When she becomes ill, she recovers with the help of the farmer, the vet and her farmyard friends.
E Chu
Book
Jan 7, 2016
The brownstone Cover
Paula Scher
Stanley Mack, illustrator
Six animal families have trouble finding the right apartment in a brownstone building, where the Bear family just wants to sleep while the Kangaroos dance, Miss Cat sings, and smells from the Pigs' apartment fill the air.
E Sch
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Feb 4, 2016
The funny bunny factory Cover
Adam Green
Leonard Weisgard, illustrator
When hundreds of adorable bunnies make an abandoned factory their new home, they discover treasures like sugar eggs, penny candy, and party hats. But one little bunny isn't interested in any of these discoveries--he just wants carrots.
E Gre
Book
Feb 4, 2016
The happy egg Cover
Ruth Krauss
Crockett Johnson, illustrator
Describes the magical transition between a chicks immobilization in its egg to its first moments of hatched life as a walking, chirping, and wing-flapping creature.
E Kra
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Jan 12, 2016
The Hueys in what's the opposite? Cover
Oliver Jeffers
Quirky egg-shaped creatures known as the Hueys explore the concept of opposites.
E Jef
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Jan 12, 2016
The wheels on the tuk tuk Cover
Kabir Sehgal
Surishtha Sehgal
Jess Golden, illustrator
In this twist on the classic song "The Wheels on the Bus," the wheels on the tuk tuk go round and round all over the city in India.
E Seh
Book
Jan 12, 2016
The white nights of Ramadan Cover
Ned Gannon
Looking forward to the festival known as Girgian that comes in the middle of the holy month of Ramadan, Noor and her brothers prepare by decorating bags they'll carry to collect candies, while learning about the true meaning of Ramadan.
E Add
Book
Jan 26, 2016
The wonderful habits of rabbits Cover
Douglas Florian
Sonia Sánchez, illustrator
Join a family of rabbits as they have all kinds of fun throughout the day.
E Flo
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Feb 4, 2016
Time for spring Cover
Crockett Johnson
Spring is due anytime, but the snowman Irene makes during an unseasonable snow storm says it won't arrive while he's around.
E Joh
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Jan 12, 2016
Two friends : Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass Cover
Dean Robbins
Sean Qualls, illustrator
Selina Alko, illustrator
This story imagines what it was like when Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass got together for a cup of tea and discussed their struggle for civil rights.
E Rob
Book
Jan 7, 2016
Virgil & Owen stick together Cover
Paulette Bogan
Owen the polar bear and Virgil the penguin both love going to school, just in different ways. Eager Virgil likes to learn as much as he can, as quickly as possible. Owen likes to savor each moment as he counts and writes and tells stories. So when Virgil rushes Owen a bit too much one day, their friendship is suddenly on thin ice. Can Virgil exercise some patience and appreciate his friend's point of view?
E Bog
Book
Jan 26, 2016
Syndicate content
Greg Danylyshyn
Stephan Lomp, illustrator
E Dan
Eric Carle
E Car
Elisabeth Zuniga
E Zun
Eve Bunting
Kevin Zimmer, illustrator
E Bun
Kim Krans
E Kra
Jeanette Winter
E Win
Salina Yoon
E Yoo
Kim Dean
James Dean
E Dea
Ciara Gavin
E Gav
Ella Patrick
Jeffrey Thomas, illustrator
E Pat
Deborah Hopkinson
Charlotte Voake, illustrator
E Hop
Simona Mulazzani
E Ash
Mike Yamada
E Rey
Joyce Hesselberth
E Hes
Benji Davies
E Sar
Julie Falatko
Tim Miller, illustrator
E Fal
Sofia Eldarova
E Eld
Robert Burleigh
Raúl Colón, illustrator
E Bur
Peter McCarty
E McC
John Churchman
Jennifer Churchman
E Chu
Toni Yuly
E Yul
Paula Scher
Stanley Mack, illustrator
E Sch
Jane O'Connor
Robin Preiss-Glasser, illustrator
E OCo
Adam Green
Leonard Weisgard, illustrator
E Gre
Michael Hall
E Hal
Ruth Krauss
Crockett Johnson, illustrator
E Kra
Lisa Tawn Bergren
Laura J.Bryant, illustrator
E Ber
Oliver Jeffers
E Jef
Carson Ellis
E Ell
Kabir Sehgal
Surishtha Sehgal
Jess Golden, illustrator
E Seh
Eric Barclay
E God
Ned Gannon
E Add
Jory John
Benji Davies, illustrator
E Joh
Douglas Florian
Sonia Sánchez, illustrator
E Flo
Anne F Rockwell
Lizzy Rockwell, illustrator
E Roc
Crockett Johnson
E Joh
E Gra
Dean Robbins
Sean Qualls, illustrator
Selina Alko, illustrator
E Rob
Tadgh Bentley
E Ben
Paulette Bogan
E Bog
Katy Duffield
Mike Boldt, illustrator
E Duf