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Posted on: July 11, 2019

The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo

by Drew Weing

After moving to Echo City, Charles finds himself at the mercy of the town's monsters, but lucky for him there is Margo Maloo, monster mediator.

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Drawn From Nature

Drawn from Nature

by Helen Ahpornsiri

An intricately crafted journey through four seasons of flora and fauna. Helen Ahpornsiri's intricate artwork transforms leaves, petals, and seeds into bounding hares, swooping swallows, and blossoming trees. Using nothing but pressed pl...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

The Copper Queen

The Copper Queen

by Janey Jones; illustrated by Jennie Poh

It is autumn in Peaseblossom Woods and time for the arrival of the Copper Queen and her masked dance — but when Basil the bear cub falls down a hole and the wind covers the forest in falling leaves, it is...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Bob

Bob

by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead; illustrated by Nicholas Gannon

Visiting her grandmother in Australia, Livy, ten, is reminded of the promise she made five years before to Bob, a strange, green creature who cannot recall who or what he is.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love

A Hat for Mrs. Goldman

by Michelle Edwards; illustrated by G. Brian Karas

Sophia knits a special hat for her elderly neighbor and knitting teacher, Mrs. Goldman.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Bella's Fall Coat

Bella's Fall Coat

by Lynn Plourde; illustrated by Susan Gal

A story about Bella, a little girl who has outgrown but does not want to give up her favorite coat made by her grandmother, and how she deals with the inevitable change to something new.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

The Midnight Library

The Midnight Library

by Kazuno Kohara

Once there was a library that only opened at night. Step inside and meet the little librarian and her three assistant owls.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Bear Has A Story to Tell

Bear Has a Story to Tell

by Philip Christian Stead; illustrated by Erin E. Stead

Bear, with the help of his animal friends, remembers the story he had hoped to tell before the onset of winter.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Extra Yarn

Extra Yarn

by Mac Barnett; illustrated by Jon Klassen

With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

A Year Full of Stories

A Year Full of Stories

by Angela McAllister; illustrated by Christopher Corr

This treasury of 52 stories collects together a rich resource of myths, fairy tales, and legends from around the world, with a story for every week of the year.

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

The Lighthouse Family - The Storm

The Lighthouse Family - The Storm

by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Preston McDaniels

Pandora the cat becomes a lighthouse keeper and saves the life of Seabold the dog, and together the two of them create a family with three young mice rescued from the sea.

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Wild Wings

Wild Wings

by Gail Lewis; illustrated by Yuta Onoda

Callum becomes friends with Iona, a practically feral classmate who has discovered an osprey, thought to be gone from Scotland, on Callum's family farm. They eventually share the secret with others, including Jeneba...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Toad Weather

Toad Weather

by Sandra Markle; illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez

On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

A Seed is Sleepy

A Seed is Sleepy

by Dianna Hutts Aston; illustrated by Sylvia Long

An informative and beautiful introduction to seeds.

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

One Word From Sophia

One Word From Sophia

by Jim Averbeck; illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail

All Sophie wants for her birthday is a pet giraffe, but as she tries to convince different members of her rather complicated family to support her cause, each tells her she is using too many words until she fi...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Over and Under the Pond

Over and Under the Pond

by Kate Messner; art by Christopher Silas Neal

This book celebrates the forms of life that live above and under a pond, including turtles, red-winged blackbirds, blue herons, minnows, frogs, and catfish.

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Pancakes for Supper

Pancakes for Supper

by Anne Isaacs; illustrated by Mark Teague

In the backwoods of New England, a young girl cleverly fends off the threats of wild animals by trading her clothes for her safety.

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Every Color Soup

Every Color Soup

by Jorey Hurley

This book describes how to make a colorful, delicious vegetable soup — and includes a recipe.

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Luna Loves Library Day

Luna Loves Library Day

by Joseph Coelho; illustrated by Fiona Lumbers

Luna loves library day: that's the day she spends with her dad. Exploring the shelves they find magic, mystery, and even start to mend their own history. An inspiring story from one of the UK's greatest up-and...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters

Muddy - The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters

by Michael James Mahin; illustrated by Evan Turk

Presents the life of blues legend Muddy Waters, describing how he persisted with his interest in music despite a lack of encouragement from his family and record producers, leading him to Chicago where he wa...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Red Knit Cap Girl

Red Knit Cap Girl

by Naoko Stoop

With the help of their forest friends and the advice of wise Mr. Owl, Red Knit Cap Girl and White Bunny, who are on a quest to find a way to talk to the Moon, learn that they need only to wait and listen quietly to make their wish come true....

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

The Bad Seed

The Bad Seed

by Jory John; illustrations by Pete Oswald

The bad seed changes his mind about being bad and decides that he wants to be happy.

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place

by Maryrose Wood

The Mysterious Howling (Book 1): Fifteen-year-old Miss Penelope Lumley, a recent graduate of the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, is hired as governess to three young children who have been raised by wolves and must teach them to...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Detective Gordon: The First Case

Detective Gordon - The First Case

by Ulf Nilsson; illustrated by Gitte Spee

When Vladimir the squirrel's stockpile of nuts disappears, the portly Detective Gordon deputizes his young, enthusiastic friend Buffy the mouse to help him discover the identity of the thieves.

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

East

East

by Edith Pattou

A young woman journeys to a distant castle on the back of a great white bear who is the victim of a cruel enchantment.

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love

A Hat for Mrs. Goldman - A Story About Knitting and Love

by Michelle Edwards; illustrated by G. Brian Karas

Sophia knits a special hat for her elderly neighbor and knitting teacher, Mrs. Goldman.

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Pup and Bear

Pup and Bear

by Kate Banks; illustrated by Naoko Stoop

A stranded wolf cub is rescued and raised by a loving polar bear, and years later when he is grown into a wolf and on his own, he comes upon a lost polar bear cub, and the cycle begins again.

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

The Complete Brambly Hedge

The Complete Brambly Hedge

by Jill Barklem

The mice of Brambly Hedge have been delighting adults and children alike for more than thirty years. All eight of the classic picture books are brought together in this volume.

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

The Tomten

The Tomten

adapted by Astrid Lindgren from a poem by Viktor Rydberg; illustrated by Harald Wiberg

The story of a Swedish troll who protects farm animals from a hungry fox.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

Raisel's Riddle

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by Erica Silverman; illustrated by Susan Gaber

A Jewish version of the Cinderella story, in which a poor but educated young women captivates her "Prince Charming" — a rabbi's son — at a Purim ball.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

The Seven Silly Eaters

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by Mary Ann Hoberman; illustrated by Marla Frazee

Seven fussy eaters find a way to surprise their mother.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

It's a Book

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by Lane Smith

A donkey with a laptop computer and a gorilla with a printed book discuss the merits of their preferred formats.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

When I Was Small

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by Sara O'Leary; illustrated by Julie Morstad

Henry's mother tells him a story about when she was small.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

A Visitor for Bear

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by Bonny Becker; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

Bear's efforts to keep out visitors to his house are undermined by a very persistent mouse.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

Adventures of Frog and Toad

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by Arnold Lobel

Tales recounting the adventures of two best friends — Frog and Toad.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

Mr. Putter & Tabby Take the Train

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by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Arthur Howard

After a small setback, Mr. Putter and his favorite companions enjoy the best train ride of their lives.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

Centerburg Tales

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by Robert McCloskey

Further adventures of Homer Price, including those in which a jukebox sets the whole town singing against its will and in which a mad scientist develops weeds that overrun the town.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

Pippi Longstocking

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by Astrid Lindgren

Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey — but without any parents — at the edge of a Swedish village.

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Posted on: October 1, 2015

Catkin

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by Antonia Barber; illustrated by P.J. Lynch

When a tiny, magical cat carelessly allows a young girl to be captured by the Little People, he must confront her captors and solve three cunning riddles in order to rescue her.

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