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Holly Hobbie
Description: After surviving on the streets, a homeless cat discovers the joys of living with a human family.
Call Number: E Hob
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 2, 2017
Juana Medina
Description: Introduce the letters of the alphabet that depicts a circus of performers and animals created out of yummy noodles, tasty veggies, and whimsical utensils.
Call Number: E Med
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 6, 2017
Charles Fuge
Description: Simple text looks at the animal kingdom's youngest and most adorable members, featuring unlikely pairings to demonstrate what makes different animals unique.
Call Number: E Fug
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 3, 2017
Ruth Brown, Anna Sewell
Description: In this picture book adaptation of Anna Sewell's classic novel, a horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.
Call Number: E Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 3, 2017
Cynthia Cotten, Reg Cartwright, illustrator
Description: A variety of animals, birds, and insects enjoy the flowers and trees of the forest early one morning.
Call Number: E Cot
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 6, 2017
Lola M. Schaefer, Adam Schaefer, Frann Preston-Gannon, illustrator
Description: This enchanting and informative picture book explores the vital connections between the layers of an ecosystem, relating how every tree, flower, plant, and animal connect to one another in spiraling circles of life.
Call Number: E Sch
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 27, 2017
Elizabeth Garton Scanlon, Audrey Vernick, Matthew Cordell, illustrator
Description: When a young boy gets a cold, he just wants his mommy. But his stuffy nose makes it difficult for him to call out to his mom--not 'Bob, ' who happens to be the family dog.
Call Number: E Sca
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 9, 2017
Alan Baker
Description: Brown Rabbit finds a box of balloons and creates various shapes from them.
Call Number: E Bak
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 9, 2017
Annie Silvestro, Tatjana Mai-Wyss, illustrator
Description: Bunny loves reading so much that he begins sneaking into the library at night to borrow books, and soon his friends want to join him.
Call Number: E Sil
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 3, 2017
Diane ZuHone Shore, David Clark, illustrator
Description: A boy describes his school bus as a big yellow monster that gobbles up students and takes them to school.
Call Number: E Sho
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 27, 2017
Rebecca Elliott
Description: When a little Dalmatian wakes up to the sounds of construction equipment, the puppy sets out to discover what they're building.
Call Number: E Ell
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 27, 2017
Nora Ericson, Lisa Ericson, illustrator
Description: Bizzy and Dill decide to celebrate Opposite Day by spending their time doing the opposite of what they usually do, including starting with dinner instead of breakfast, wearing their pajama pants on their heads instead of their legs, and singing a book and reading a song.
Call Number: E Eri
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2017
Karma Wilson, Renata Liwska, illustrator
Description: Dormouse hibernates and dreams of spring until spring arrives, and along with it comes his dormouse friend.
Call Number: E Wil
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 3, 2017
Ellie Sandall
Description: Bunnies dance, play, sing, and learn to include everyone in their games.
Call Number: E San
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 27, 2017
Susan Stockdale
Description: An introduction for young readers to a range of unusual flowers provides each flower's common and scientific names, native range, the insects that pollinate them, and an explanation of the pollination process.
Call Number: E Sto
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2017
Carole Boston Weatherford, Jerome Lagarrigue, illustrator
Description: The 1960 civil rights sit-ins at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, are seen through the eyes of a young Southern black girl.
Call Number: E Wea
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 27, 2017
Josh Bledsoe, Jessica Warrick, illustrator
Description: After her play date is cancelled, a young girl and her dad have a fun day tackling their to-do lists together.
Call Number: E Ble
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2017
Renée Watson, Christian Robinson, illustrator
Description: A tribute to lesser-known Harlem Renaissance performer Florence Mills includes coverage of her youth as a child of former slaves, her singing and dancing performances that inspired songs and entire plays, and the struggles with racism that prompted her advocacy of all-black theater and musicals.
Call Number: E Wat
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 3, 2017
Ted Staunton, Mika Song, illustrator
Description: Not going away for vacation during spring break, Harry and Clare must use their imaginations to travel to far away places while stuck inside during a rainy day.
Call Number: E Sta
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 27, 2017
Shelley Rotner
Description: Presents a lyrical celebration of the arrival of spring, which is marked by changes in plant and animal life.
Call Number: E Rot
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2017
Ross Burach
Description: A giraffe's day goes from bad to worse when every animal he encounters mistakes him for a chair.
Call Number: E Bur
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 3, 2017
Jessixa Bagley
Description: Two bored badgers have run out of things to do until their mom suggests they help with the laundry.
Call Number: E Bag
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 6, 2017
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld
Description: Told in rhyming text, Excavator, Bulldozer, Crane Truck, Dump Truck, and Cement Mixer will all need to work together as they tackle their biggest job yet--a massive building.
Call Number: E Rin
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 8, 2017
Mike Twohy
Description: When Hippo saves Mouse after he falls into the lake, Mouse paints his new friend's portrait to thank him.
Call Number: E Two
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2017
Stacy McAnulty, Edward Hemingway, illustrator
Description: Longtime pet cat Mr. Fuzzbuster knows that he is Lily's favorite, but with four new animals in the house, Mr. Fuzzbuster decides to show everyone who his young owner loves best.
Call Number: E McA
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2017
Nikki Slade-Robinson
Description: Muddle, an enthusiastic little duckling who asks a lot of questions, and Mo, a not very adventurous white goat who has a lot of patience, are best friends, but Muddle is confused about what type of animals they both are.
Call Number: E Sla
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 3, 2017
Suzanne Del Rizzo
Description: Behind Sami, the Syrian skyline is full of smoke. The boy follows his family and all his neighbours in a long line, as they trudge through the sands and hills to escape the bombs that have destroyed their homes. But all Sami can think of is his pet pigeons--will they escape too? When they reach a refugee camp and are safe at last, everyone settles into the tent city. But though the children start to play and go to school again, Sami can't join in. When he is given paper and paint, all he can do is smear his painting with black. He can't forget his birds and what his family has left behind.One day a canary, a dove, and a rose finch fly into the camp. They flutter around Sami and settle on his outstretched arms. For Sami it is one step in a long healing process at last.
Call Number: E Del
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 21, 2017
Terry Pierce, Carol Schwartz, illustrator
Description: Lyrical tribute to the bugs, bees, and birds that make the garden such a busy place.
Call Number: E Pie
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 6, 2017
Margaret Wise Brown, Greg Pizzoli, illustrator
Description: Follows the journey of a little bird who flies to the north, south, east, and west to decide which direction she likes best.
Call Number: E Bro
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2017
Mary Holland
Description: In photographs, Mary Holland captures the first few months of a baby owl's life. Readers will learn how barred owl parents ready their young owlets for the big world outside the nest. Follow along as Otis learns to eat, fights with his sister, and prepares for flight.
Call Number: E Hol
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 2, 2017
Sam Garton
Description: Otter is delighted with all the chocolate eggs he receives from the Easter Bunny, but he has a difficult time learning to share them with his friends.
Call Number: E Gar
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 28, 2017
James Dean
Description: Pete the Cat joins five little ducks as they play in the pond, on the swings, and in the rain.
Call Number: E Dea
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2017
Betsy R Rosenthal, Giusy Capizzi, illustrator
Description: Porcupine is having a picnic. As more animals arrive, each of them eats something different. But then Tiger shows up. Uh-oh!.
Call Number: E Ros
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 2, 2017
Elizabeth Rusch, Qin Leng, illustrator
Description: Big kids Anna and Oliver give young readers the inside scoop on what to expect when a new baby is expected. In a picture book/comic style, Ready, Set...Baby offers up a funny, loving, reassuring peek into life as a big brother or sister--with solid information, kid-friendly humor, and even tips for parents on how to help kids thrive when the new baby arrives.
Call Number: E Rus
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 6, 2017
Tadgh Bentley
Description: Wanting to try new things, Samson aspires to sample fine cuisine at fancy restaurants before discovering that the new restaurants in his corner of the sea are not exactly welcoming to customers with big teeth and scary smiles.
Call Number: E Ben
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 9, 2017
L. J. R. Kelly, Ben Hilts, illustrator, Sean Hilts, illustrator
Description: Relates where some babies come from as a parent tells a child of the long and strange journey that began with a careless stork and ended with the baby finally reaching home.
Call Number: E Kel
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 3, 2017
Lin Oliver, Tomie DePaola, illustrator
Description: A collection of nineteen original poems featuring toddlers exploring their world.
Call Number: E Oli
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 27, 2017
Jason Carter Eaton, Gus Gordon, illustrator
Description: The catawampus cat walked into town one day at a slant, and since then everyone in town is seeing their world with fresh eyes.
Call Number: E Eat
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2017
Linda Ravin Lodding, Constanze Von Kitzing, illustrator
Description: Preparing to host a tea for the Queen, Ellie and her stuffed elephant, Langley, race around the globe for the best food and drink, and also collect an assortment of guests.
Call Number: E Lod
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2017
Carmen Agra Deedy, Eugene Yelchin, illustrator
Description: The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow. The silenced populace, invigorated by the rooster's bravery, ousts the tyrannical mayor and returns their city to its free and clamorous state.
Call Number: E Dee
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 2, 2017
Jonah Winter, Jeanette Winter, illustrator
Description: The world's greatest scientists gather in a secret town in the desert to develop the atomic bomb.
Call Number: E Win
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 6, 2017
Elaine Magliaro, Catia Chien, illustrator
Description: Told in rhyming text, the story takes us through a child's day, focusing on the animals and objects around the child.
Call Number: E Mag
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 27, 2017
Maribeth Boelts, Noah (Noah Z.) Jones, illustrator
Description: Jeremy, who longs to have the black high tops that everyone at school seems to have but his grandmother cannot afford, is excited when he sees them for sale in a thrift shop and decides to buy them even though they are the wrong size.
Call Number: E Boe
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2017
Ed Galing, Erin E Stead, illustrator
Description: Follow this touching tale of a boy and his friendship with a horse, by the late poet Ed Galing and illustrated with remarkable tenderness by Caldecott-winning artist Erin Stead. publisher.
Call Number: E Gal
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 6, 2017
April Pulley Sayre, Annie Patterson, illustrator
Description: From before the time she hatches until she returns to the same beach to lay eggs of her own, a sea turtle is helped to escape from danger many times by different human hands.
Call Number: E Say
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 9, 2017
Alexandra Penfold, Eda Kaban, illustrator
Description: A brother explains to his new baby brother all the fun adventures they will have together because they are brothers and friends.
Call Number: E Pen
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 8, 2017
Cynthia Rylant, Linda Davick, illustrator
Description: Rosie is a family dog who goes about her day exploring opposites. No matter what she does, her family always loves her..
Call Number: E Ryl
Format: Book
Date Added: Mar 22, 2017
Laura Hughes
Description: Join the bunnies as they set off on a lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt.
Call Number: E Hug
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 28, 2017
Ame Dyckman, Liz Climo, illustrator
Description: A child wishes for a unicorn without knowing how unruly they are as pets.
Call Number: E Dyc
Format: Book
Date Added: Feb 8, 2017
A Cat Named Swan
Holly Hobbie
E Hob
Muddle & Mo
Nikki Slade-Robinson
E Sla
ABC Pasta : An Entertaining Alphabet
Juana Medina
E Med
My Beautiful Birds
Suzanne Del Rizzo
E Del
Animal Babies Do The Strangest Things
Charles Fuge
E Fug
My Busy Green Garden
Terry Pierce, Carol Schwartz, illustrator
E Pie
Anna Sewell's Black Beauty
Ruth Brown, Anna Sewell
E Bro
North, South, East, West
Margaret Wise Brown, Greg Pizzoli, illustrator
E Bro
At The Edge Of The Woods : A Counting Book
Cynthia Cotten, Reg Cartwright, illustrator
E Cot
Otis The Owl
Mary Holland
E Hol
Because Of An Acorn
Lola M. Schaefer, Adam Schaefer, Frann Preston-Gannon, illustrator
E Sch
Otter Loves Easter!
Sam Garton
E Gar
Bob, Not Bob!
Elizabeth Garton Scanlon, Audrey Vernick, Matthew Cordell, illustrator
E Sca
Pete The Cat : Five Little Ducks
James Dean
E Dea
Brown Rabbit's Shapes
Alan Baker
E Bak
Porcupine's Picnic : Who Eats What?
Betsy R Rosenthal, Giusy Capizzi, illustrator
E Ros
Bunny's Book Club
Annie Silvestro, Tatjana Mai-Wyss, illustrator
E Sil
Ready, Set ... Baby!
Elizabeth Rusch, Qin Leng, illustrator
E Rus
Bus-A-Saurus Bop
Diane ZuHone Shore, David Clark, illustrator
E Sho
Samson : The Piranha Who Went To Dinner
Tadgh Bentley
E Ben
Dalmatian In A Digger
Rebecca Elliott
E Ell
Sometimes It's Storks
L. J. R. Kelly, Ben Hilts, illustrator, Sean Hilts, illustrator
E Kel
Dill & Bizzy : Opposite Day
Nora Ericson, Lisa Ericson, illustrator
E Eri
Steppin' Out : Playful Rhymes For Toddler Times
Lin Oliver, Tomie DePaola, illustrator
E Oli
Dormouse Dreams
Karma Wilson, Renata Liwska, illustrator
E Wil
The Catawampus Cat
Jason Carter Eaton, Gus Gordon, illustrator
E Eat
Everybunny Dance!
Ellie Sandall
E San
The Queen Is Coming To Tea
Linda Ravin Lodding, Constanze Von Kitzing, illustrator
E Lod
Fantastic Flowers
Susan Stockdale
E Sto
The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!
Carmen Agra Deedy, Eugene Yelchin, illustrator
E Dee
Freedom On The Menu : The Greensboro Sit-Ins
Carole Boston Weatherford, Jerome Lagarrigue, illustrator
E Wea
The Secret Project
Jonah Winter, Jeanette Winter, illustrator
E Win
Hammer And Nails
Josh Bledsoe, Jessica Warrick, illustrator
E Ble
Things To Do
Elaine Magliaro, Catia Chien, illustrator
E Mag
Harlem's Little Blackbird
Renée Watson, Christian Robinson, illustrator
E Wat
Those Shoes
Maribeth Boelts, Noah (Noah Z.) Jones, illustrator
E Boe
Harry And Clare's Amazing Staycation
Ted Staunton, Mika Song, illustrator
E Sta
Tony
Ed Galing, Erin E Stead, illustrator
E Gal
Hello Spring!
Shelley Rotner
E Rot
Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out!
April Pulley Sayre, Annie Patterson, illustrator
E Say
I Am Not A Chair!
Ross Burach
E Bur
We Are Brothers, We Are Friends
Alexandra Penfold, Eda Kaban, illustrator
E Pen
Laundry Day
Jessixa Bagley
E Bag
We Love You, Rosie!
Cynthia Rylant, Linda Davick, illustrator
E Ryl
Mighty, Mighty Construction Site
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Tom Lichtenheld
E Rin
We're Going On An Egg Hunt
Laura Hughes
E Hug
Mouse And Hippo
Mike Twohy
E Two
You Don't Want A Unicorn!
Ame Dyckman, Liz Climo, illustrator
E Dyc
Mr. Fuzzbuster Knows He's The Favorite
Stacy McAnulty, Edward Hemingway, illustrator
E McA