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04/23/2014 - 11:51am

100 bears Cover
Magali Bardos
Follow the number trail from one to one hundred as hunters pursue some bears from between two mountains, through the city, and into the forest in a silly bear tale.
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Apr 7, 2014
Be active : Peanuts wisdom to carry you through Cover
Charles M. (Charles Monroe) Schulz
The Peanuts gang are all about having fun in the great outdoors, whether on the baseball field, the golf course, or on top of the dog house. Be Active celebrates the joys of playing games and sports, while surrounding ourselves with those we love to compete with. Filled with memorable Peanuts quotes and colorful illustrations, this book is the perfect inspiration to get out there and give it your best. Enjoy activities the Peanuts way.
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Apr 8, 2014
Bruno & Lulu's playground adventures Cover
Patricia Lakin
Kirstie Edmunds, illustrator
Best friends Bruno the squirrel and Lulu the chipmunk have adventures, both real and imaginary, on the playground.
E Lak
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Apr 10, 2014
Charlie and the new baby Cover
Ree Drummond
Diane De Groat
When his daily routine of eating and sleeping is interrupted by the arrival of a baby calf named Abigail, Charlie the hound feels jealous to see everyone paying attention to the newcomer and wonders if he will be able to adjust.
E Dru
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Apr 23, 2014
Cowy Cow Cover
Christopher Raschka
Cowy Cow has so many ideas. In fact, she has one hundred of them: green is the best colour ever; chewed grass tastes like a cookie and 98 others (that remain unmentioned). The unexpectedness of this stationary cow waxing philosophical tickles and inspires.
E Ras
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Apr 8, 2014
Duck & Goose go to the beach Cover
Tad Hills
Duck wants to go on an adventure. Goose doesn't. He doesn't see the point. After all, why would they go anywhere when they're happy right where they are? But then Goose sees the ocean and loves it. Who doesn't? Well, Duck, for one.
E Hil
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Apr 7, 2014
Elmer and the whales Cover
David McKee
When Elmer the patchwork elephant and his cousin Wilbur decide to go whale-watching, as their grandfather Eldo did at their age, their journey becomes far more of an adventure than they anticipated.
E McK
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Apr 10, 2014
Fancy Nancy and the wedding of the century Cover
Jane O'Connor
Robin Preiss-Glasser
Nancy gets to attend a wedding reception and even helps out the bride on her special day.
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Apr 7, 2014
Flight school Cover
Lita Judge
Little Penguin, who has the "soul of an eagle," enrolls in flight school.
E Jud
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Apr 17, 2014
Have you seen my dragon? Cover
Steve Light
In the heart of the city, among the taxis and towers, a small boy travels uptown and down, searching for his friend. Readers will certainly spot the glorious beast, plus an array of big-city icons they can count. Is the dragon taking the crosstown bus, or breathing his fiery breath below a busy street? Maybe he took a taxi to the zoo or is playing with the dogs in the park.
E Lig
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Apr 8, 2014
Here comes Destructosaurus! Cover
Aaron Reynolds
Jeremy Tankard, illustrator
Destructosaurus lays waste to a city, but he really is just looking for his teddy bear.
E Rey
Book
Apr 1, 2014
How to lose a lemur Cover
Frann Preston-Gannon
When a lemur takes a fancy to him one day and begins following him everywhere, a little boy is pursued by a growing number of animals despite his efforts to lose them by jumping on a train, climbing a mountain, and flying away in a balloon.
E Pre
Book
Apr 23, 2014
I spy in the sky Cover
Edward Gibbs
Up in the sky there are many colorful birds to spy, each of them different. Use the clues to guess which one is next.
E Gib
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Apr 10, 2014
Maggi and Milo Cover
Juli Brenning
Priscilla Burris, illustrator
Maggi and her dog Milo work as partners in perfecting the art of frog hunting.
E Bre
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Apr 10, 2014
Mama's day with Little Gray Cover
Aimee Reid
Laura J. Bryant, illustrator
While spending a lovely day with his mother, a young elephant named Little Gray imagines that when he grows older, his mother will grow younger and he will care for her as his calf.
E Rei
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Apr 22, 2014
Miss you like crazy Cover
Pamela Hall
Jennifer (Jennifer A.) Bell, illustrator
Walnut does not want his mother to go to work without him, but after imagining the adventures they could share if he went along, she reassures him that he is always on her mind and plans to share special time with him each day.
E Hal
Book
Apr 1, 2014
Music everywhere! Cover
Maya Ajmera
Elise Hofer Derstine
Cynthia Pon
Photographs from around the world celebrate the universal joy that kids get from making music, whether they are playing instruments, clapping their hands, stomping their feet or singing. An informational picture book.
E Ajm
Book
Apr 10, 2014
My bus Cover
Byron Barton
A bus driver named Joe heads out on his route, stopping at one bus stop after another to pick up passengers. He picks up five dogs and five cats in all, dropping nine of them off at the plane, train, or boat. The tenth passenger, a dog, Joe takes home.
E Bar
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Apr 23, 2014
Ninja, ninja, never stop! Cover
Todd Tuell
Tad Carpenter, illustrator
A young ninja uses his special moves to sneak up on the family dog, take a cookie from his brother, and escape Granny's kisses, but before day is done he meets his match.
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Book
Apr 10, 2014
Peanut Butter and Jellyfish Cover
Jarrett Krosoczka
E Kro
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Apr 7, 2014
Pig kahuna pirates! Cover
Jennifer Sattler
Pig brothers Dink and Fergus love playing at the beach, but when Dink wakes up from his nap in a grumpy mood, Fergus invites Dink to play with his new pirate ship of sand and gives him the starring role as pirate captain.
E Sat
Book
Apr 7, 2014
Puddle pug Cover
Kim Norman
Keika Yamaguchi, illustrator
Loving puddles but unable to find the perfect puddle to play in, Percy the pug discovers just the right puddle already being enjoyed by three friendly piglets, whose protective mother chases him away.
E Nor
Book
Apr 10, 2014
Sally goes to Heaven Cover
Stephen Huneck
A beloved dog dies and goes to Heaven where she lives happily and helps to find her family on earth a new pet.
E Hun
Book
Apr 7, 2014
Share Cover
Sally Anne Garland
When her younger cousin comes to visit, Bunny shares her toys with him, but he is so careless with her things that she quickly loses her patience.
E Gar
Book
Apr 23, 2014
Spot's favorite colors Cover
Eric Hill
Spot displays his favorite objects representing different colors, from his red sailboat and his yellow sandcastle to his green telephone and purple book. On board pages.
E Hil
Book
Apr 22, 2014
Tea with Grandpa Cover
Barney Saltzberg
No matter how far apart they are, a little girl and her grandfather share a cup of tea every day at half past three.
E Sal
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Apr 22, 2014
The adventures of Beekle : the unimaginary friend Cover
Dan Santat
An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given a special name, and finally does the unimaginable--he sets out on a quest to find his perfect match in the real world.
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Book
Apr 1, 2014
The almost fearless Hamilton Squidlegger Cover
Timothy Basil Ering
Hamilton Squidlegger is fearless! Well, almost. During the day he can best all the frackensnappers, skelecragons, and bracklesneeds in the swamp, but at night he quakes in terror. Will his father be able to help Hamilton remain fearless in his own mud all night?
E Eri
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Apr 7, 2014
The big book of slumber Cover
Giovanna Zoboli
Simona Mulazzani, illustrator
Antony Shugaar, translator
All creatures of the world find time to rest. In this lullaby book, countless cozy animals settle down in their beds.
E Zob
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Apr 7, 2014
The great big green Cover
Peggy Elizabeth Gifford
Lisa Desimini, illustrator
It's great. It's big. And it's green. But what is it? It's a light. bright. watch-it-grow green. It's a dark and dangerous green. It's a great and gorgeous green. Have you guessed yet?
E Gif
Book
Apr 7, 2014
The great day Cover
Tarō Gomi
In simple text this book follows the daily activities of a young boy who is always the first in every activity--waking up, eating breakfast, playing, and getting ready for bed.
E Gom
Book
Apr 7, 2014
Two speckled eggs Cover
Jennifer K. author Mann
Reluctantly inviting the class misfit to her birthday party, Ginger bonds with Lyla when the latter arrives early, supports her party choices, and gives her a unique gift, an encounter that compels Ginger to reconsider earlier notions.
E Man
Book
Apr 23, 2014
Very short tall tales to read together Cover
Mary Ann Hoberman
Michael Emberley, illustrator
Presents new twists on familiar folklore characters, including Johnny Appleseed, Annie Oakley, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and many more.
E Hob
Book
Apr 8, 2014
Water can be.../ by Laura Purdie Salas ; illustrations by Violeta Dabija Cover
Laura Purdie Salas
Violeta Dabija, illustrator
This picture book poetically explores the many things water can be--from home maker and ship breaker to cloud fluffer and fire snuffer.
E Sal
Book
Apr 22, 2014
Whatever you grow up to be Cover
Karen Kingsbury
Valeria Docampo, illustrator
From birth to football games to college graduation to fatherhood, a mother reminds her son that life is filled with possibilities and that God has a plan for him---whatever he grows up to be.
E Kin
Book
Apr 17, 2014
Whoosh! : a watery world of wonderful creatures Cover
Marilyn Baillie
Susan Mitchell
Introduces various aquatic animals, including alligators, hermit crabs, and clownfish, and describes how children often mimic their behaviors.
E Bai
Book
Apr 22, 2014
Winston & George Cover
John Miller
Giuliano Cucco
Relates the special friendship between a rascally plover bird and a patient crocodile.
E Mil
Book
Apr 23, 2014
Yoko finds her way Cover
Rosemary Wells
When Yoko gets lost in the airport, she uses her sign-reading skills to find her way back to her mama.
E Wel
Book
Apr 23, 2014
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Magali Bardos
E Bar
Jarrett Krosoczka
E Kro
Charles M. (Charles Monroe) Schulz
E Sch
Jennifer Sattler
E Sat
Patricia Lakin
Kirstie Edmunds, illustrator
E Lak
Kim Norman
Keika Yamaguchi, illustrator
E Nor
Ree Drummond
Diane De Groat
E Dru
Stephen Huneck
E Hun
Christopher Raschka
E Ras
Sally Anne Garland
E Gar
Tad Hills
E Hil
Eric Hill
E Hil
David McKee
E McK
Barney Saltzberg
E Sal
Jane O'Connor
Robin Preiss-Glasser
E OCo
Dan Santat
E San
Lita Judge
E Jud
Timothy Basil Ering
E Eri
Steve Light
E Lig
Giovanna Zoboli
Simona Mulazzani, illustrator
Antony Shugaar, translator
E Zob
Aaron Reynolds
Jeremy Tankard, illustrator
E Rey
Peggy Elizabeth Gifford
Lisa Desimini, illustrator
E Gif
Frann Preston-Gannon
E Pre
Tarō Gomi
E Gom
Edward Gibbs
E Gib
Jennifer K. author Mann
E Man
Juli Brenning
Priscilla Burris, illustrator
E Bre
Mary Ann Hoberman
Michael Emberley, illustrator
E Hob
Aimee Reid
Laura J. Bryant, illustrator
E Rei
Laura Purdie Salas
Violeta Dabija, illustrator
E Sal
Pamela Hall
Jennifer (Jennifer A.) Bell, illustrator
E Hal
Karen Kingsbury
Valeria Docampo, illustrator
E Kin
Maya Ajmera
Elise Hofer Derstine
Cynthia Pon
E Ajm
Marilyn Baillie
Susan Mitchell
E Bai
Byron Barton
E Bar
John Miller
Giuliano Cucco
E Mil
Todd Tuell
Tad Carpenter, illustrator
E Tue
Rosemary Wells
E Wel