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01/23/2015 - 1:47pm

A castle full of cats Cover
Ruth Sanderson
The queen is devoted to her cats and they know they are loved, but when they try to win the king's affection, they drive him right out of the castle--at least for a while.
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Jan 20, 2015
A Crankenstein valentine Cover
Samantha Berger
Dan Santat, illustrator
A boy who looks ordinary transforms into grumbling Crankenstein on the most "lovey-dovey, yuckiest day of the year."
E Ber
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Jan 14, 2015
A fine dessert Cover
Emily Jenkins
Sophie Blackall, illustrator
Depicts families, from England to California and from 1710 to 2010, preparing and enjoying the dessert called blackberry fool. Includes a recipe and historical notes.
E Jen
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Jan 22, 2015
A poem in your pocket Cover
Margaret McNamara
G. Brian Karas, illustrator
Elinor is used to doing very well in school, but as Poem in Your Pocket Day approaches, bringing an opportunity to meet a real poet, her struggle to write a perfect poem causes Elinor's confidence to falter, despite Mr. Tiffin's guidance and reassurance.
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Jan 21, 2015
A wonderful year Cover
Nick Bruel
A picture book comically following one girl through each of the four seasons.
E Bru
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Jan 14, 2015
Albie's first word : a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood Cover
Jacqueline Tourville
Wynne Evans, illustrator
Because three-year-old Albie, who would one day be known as Albert Einstein, has never spoken, his concerned family takes him to a doctor who recommends a series of activities that might stimulate him to talk.
E Tou
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Jan 22, 2015
Around the clock Cover
Roz Chast
Do you ever wonder what your friends, enemies, brothers, sisters, and children are doing in the hours when you're not there? This kooky 24-hour tour of a day in the life of 23 different children will reveal answers you'd never expect.
E Cha
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Jan 14, 2015
Blizzard Cover
John Rocco
After a massive blizzard, a boy becomes a hero when he manages to walk to the local store and bring supplies back to his neighborhood which has been snowed in for days. Based on the author's childhood experience.
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Jan 1, 2015
Blown away Cover
Rob Biddulph
An unexpected adventure with his friends and a kite convinces Penguin Blue that he is not built for flying, and that he belongs on solid ice.
E Bid
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Jan 20, 2015
Clark the Shark takes heart Cover
Bruce Hale
Guy Francis, illustrator
Clark tries to impress his crush with his usual enthusiasm but he discovers that being thoughtful is more important than being flashy when it comes to showing that he cares.
E Hal
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Jan 14, 2015
Do you want a hug? Cover
Jeff Mack
Everyone likes Mr. Bear except grouchy Dr. Skunk, who devises a plan to make Mr. Bear stop being happy and hugging others.
E Mac
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Jan 14, 2015
First snow for Pedro Cover
Peter McCarty
When Pedro comes from far away to visit his cousins, who are eager to introduce him to snow, all Pedro can think about at first is how much he dislikes cold.
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Jan 7, 2015
Flora and the penguin Cover
Molly Idle
In this wordless, lift-the-flap picture book, Flora and her new friend, the penguin, dance on the ice together and learn to treat each other with respect and kindness.
E Idl
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Dec 31, 2014
Freddy the frogcaster and the big blizzard Cover
Janice Dean
Russ Cox, illustrator
With a blizzard approaching Lilypad and the Frog News Network reporters busy in the newsroom, it's up to Freddy to share his wise advice about preparing weather emergency kits for the wintery weather.
E Dea
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Dec 31, 2014
Freedom's school Cover
Lesa Cline-Ransome
James Ransome, illustrations
Hungry for learning, Lizzie and her brother Paul attend a new school built for freed slaves.
E Cli
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Jan 14, 2015
Goodnight, Ark Cover
Laura Sassi
Jane Chapman, illustrator
When frightened animals squeeze into Noah's bed during a storm, causing the Ark to tip, Noah soothes the beasts with a lullaby.
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Jan 13, 2015
Henry Holton takes the ice Cover
Sandra Bradley
Sara Palacios, illustrator
Henry Holton comes from an ice hockey-obsessed family, but despite his comfort on the ice, his aspirations lead him to pursue another sport--ice dancing.
E Bra
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Jan 22, 2015
Julia, child Cover
Kyo Maclear
Julie Morstad, illustrator
Friends Julia and Simca belive you can never use too much butter and being a child forever is best, with this in mind the pair decide to create recipes for growing young that will be served to the busy adults around them.
E Mac
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Jan 23, 2015
Just a duck! Cover
Carin Bramsen
Duck and Cat discover that being yourself--makes for being the best of friends.
E Bra
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Jan 21, 2015
Last stop on Market Street Cover
Matt de la Peña
Christian Robinson
A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.
E Pen
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Jan 7, 2015
Love always everywhere Cover
Sarah Massini
A simple look at the universality of love.
E Mas
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Jan 14, 2015
Matisse's garden Cover
Samantha Friedman
Cristina Amodeo, illustrator
This collaboration between Friedman, an assistant curator at New York's Museum of Modern Art, and Milan-based illustrator Amodeo, focuses on the artist's exploration of cut-paper collage.
E Fri
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Jan 15, 2015
Max and the won't go to bed show Cover
Mark Sperring
Sarah Warburton, illustrator
Max does magic tricks to delay bedtime as long as possible.
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Jan 20, 2015
Not just a dot Cover
Loryn Brantz
Dot feels unimportant and unnecessary until the narrator, with the reader's assistance, shows just how important a dot can be.
E Bra
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Jan 22, 2015
Pirates aren't afraid of the dark! Cover
Maudie Powell-Tuck
Alison Edgson, illustrator
Jack is excited to spend the night in his backyard pirate tent, scaring away his younger sister with tales of frightening sea monsters, but when his flashlight goes out Jack doesn't feel quite so brave after all.
E Pow
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Jan 23, 2015
Pretty Minnie in Paris Cover
Danielle Steel
Kristi Valiant, illustrator
In Paris, France, Minnie, a long-haired teacup chihuahua who loves to dress up, gets separated from her fashion-loving owner, Francoise, at a fashion show.
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Jan 13, 2015
Ruby Valentine and the sweet surprise Cover
Laurie B. Friedman
Lynne Avril, illustrator
Ruby's pets compete for her affection on Valentine's Day.
E Fri
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Jan 14, 2015
Sick Simon Cover
Dan Krall
By not covering his mouth or washing his hands, Simon spreads his cold to his teacher and classmates, much to the delight of three germs named Virus, Protozoa, and Bacteria.
E Kra
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Jan 15, 2015
Snoozefest : at the Nuzzledome Cover
Samantha Berger
Kristyna Litten, illustrator
Snuggleford Cuddlebun, the sleepiest sloth in all of Snoozeville, attends the annual Snoozefest, where she gets free pajamas and other gifts, listens to bands and haiku, and, mostly, sleeps.
E Ber
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Jan 20, 2015
Snowman's story Cover
Will Hillenbrand
One wintry day, a hat lands on the head of a newly made snowman and brings him to life. Hiding inside the hat is a rabbit, who listens to the snowman read a story to some animal friends. When the snowman falls asleep, the rabbit hops away with the book. But the snowman isn't about to let his story--or the mischievous rabbit--get away. The chase is on!
E Hil
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Jan 1, 2015
Some bunny to talk to : a story about going to therapy Cover
Cheryl Sterling
Paola Conte
Larissa Labay
Tiphanie Beeke, illustrator
When Little Bunny's problem makes him feel sad and fearful, he goes to a therapist for help.
E Ste
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Jan 13, 2015
Stormy night Cover
Salina Yoon
Bear is frightened by a storm, but singing to his toy, Floppy, and being with his parents helps comfort him until the storm goes to sleep, and so does he.
E Yoo
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Jan 14, 2015
Sweetest Kulu Cover
Celina Kalluk
Alexandria Neonakis, illustrator
This bedtime poem, written by Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describes the gifts given to a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic. Told by a mother speaking to her own little "Kulu," an Inuktitut term of endearment often bestowed upon babies and young children, this book is infused with the traditional Inuit values of love and respect for the land and its animal inhabitants.
E Kal
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Jan 23, 2015
The winter train Cover
Susanna Isern
Ester García-Cortés, illustrator
Jon Brokenbrow, translator
As the cold weather approaches, the forest animals prepare to board the train that will take them to a warmer place for the winter, but then someone realizes that Squirrel is missing.
E Ise
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Dec 31, 2014
Three little words Cover
Clemency Pearce
Rosalind Beardshaw, illustrator
Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text reveal that whether one is feeling frightened, grumpy, or shy, three special words can make things better.
E Pea
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Jan 14, 2015
When Otis courted Mama Cover
Kathi Appelt
Jill McElmurry, illustrator
While his life seems perfectly good as it is, Cardell, a young coyote, learns to tolerate--and even like--the coyote that is courting his mother.
E App
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Jan 14, 2015
Winter candle Cover
Jeron Ashford Frame
Stacey Schuett, illustrator
When each family at the diverse Juniper Court apartment complex needs something to light up the dark of winter, the stumpy, lumpy candle provides a glow brighter than the fanciest taper, revealing the true spirit of each holiday it illuminates.
E Fra
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Jan 23, 2015
Winter is coming Cover
Tony Johnston
Jim LaMarche
Each day, from September through November, brings glimpses of forest animals seeking food in preparation for the onset of winter, from a fox sniffing the last apple on the ground to a flock of wild turkeys that finds nothing.
E Joh
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Jan 4, 2015
You and me Cover
Susan Verde
Peter Reynolds, illustrator
Relates, in rhyming verse, how fate brought two cat best friends together.
E Ver
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Jan 13, 2015
Seeds of freedom : the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama Cover
Hester Bass
Earl B. Lewis, illustrator
The civil rights movement was one of the most violent eras in our nation's history, and some of the most shocking and brutal events of that time occurred in the state of Alabama. but in Huntsville, the people chose creativity, courage, and cooperation to peacefully integrate their city and schools.
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Jan 21, 2015
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Ruth Sanderson
E San
Sarah Massini
E Mas
Samantha Berger
Dan Santat, illustrator
E Ber
Samantha Friedman
Cristina Amodeo, illustrator
E Fri
Emily Jenkins
Sophie Blackall, illustrator
E Jen
Mark Sperring
Sarah Warburton, illustrator
E Spe
Margaret McNamara
G. Brian Karas, illustrator
E McN
Loryn Brantz
E Bra
Nick Bruel
E Bru
Maudie Powell-Tuck
Alison Edgson, illustrator
E Pow
Jacqueline Tourville
Wynne Evans, illustrator
E Tou
Danielle Steel
Kristi Valiant, illustrator
E Ste
Roz Chast
E Cha
Laurie B. Friedman
Lynne Avril, illustrator
E Fri
John Rocco
E Roc
Dan Krall
E Kra
Rob Biddulph
E Bid
Samantha Berger
Kristyna Litten, illustrator
E Ber
Bruce Hale
Guy Francis, illustrator
E Hal
Will Hillenbrand
E Hil
Jeff Mack
E Mac
Cheryl Sterling
Paola Conte
Larissa Labay
Tiphanie Beeke, illustrator
E Ste
Peter McCarty
E McC
Salina Yoon
E Yoo
Molly Idle
E Idl
Celina Kalluk
Alexandria Neonakis, illustrator
E Kal
Janice Dean
Russ Cox, illustrator
E Dea
Susanna Isern
Ester García-Cortés, illustrator
Jon Brokenbrow, translator
E Ise
Lesa Cline-Ransome
James Ransome, illustrations
E Cli
Clemency Pearce
Rosalind Beardshaw, illustrator
E Pea
Laura Sassi
Jane Chapman, illustrator
E Sas
Kathi Appelt
Jill McElmurry, illustrator
E App
Sandra Bradley
Sara Palacios, illustrator
E Bra
Jeron Ashford Frame
Stacey Schuett, illustrator
E Fra
Kyo Maclear
Julie Morstad, illustrator
E Mac
Tony Johnston
Jim LaMarche
E Joh
Carin Bramsen
E Bra
Susan Verde
Peter Reynolds, illustrator
E Ver
Matt de la Peña
Christian Robinson
E Pen
Hester Bass
Earl B. Lewis, illustrator
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