Wednesday, September 26, 2007

We have two new fiction books for you to enjoy:

Clain de Lune by Cassandra Golds
A talking mouse takes a young ballet dancer to an enchanted world to find out why she cannot speak.

The Jungle Book 2 by Disney

We have many new picture books for your enjoyment:

Babies in the Bayou by Jim Arnosky
There are many different kinds of babies in the bayou and their mothers are there to protect them.

Three Little Cajun Pigs by Mike Artell
In this book of rhyme a big bad gator comes after three pig brothers.

The Farm Team by Linda Bailey
This story will delight hockey fans. The Farm Team is up against the nastiest, smelliest, mangiest, snarlingest bunch of varmints you've ever seen!

Keeper of Soles by Teresa Bateman
A shoemaker outwits a black-robed figure who wants the shoemaker's soul.

Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown
Find out how much of an adventure being flat can be!

A Girl and Her Gator by Sean Bryan
One day a girl finds a gator on her head. See what happens!

Banjo Granny by Sarah Martin Busse
Part tall tale, part lullaby, this rhythmic story celebrates the meeting of a grandmother and her grandbaby.

The Birdman by Veronika Martenova Charles
This is a true story of a man who doesn't care about anything until he spies birds in a cage that need to be taken care of and then set free. See how his attitude toward life changes as he frees each bird.

Scuffy the Tugboat by Gertrude Crampton
This is an old favorite of many.

Last One In Is a Rotten Egg! by Diane deGroat
Wally has to be the best at everything. Gilbert, his cousin, teaches Wally who the rotten egg really is!

Crispin and the 3 Little Piglets by Ted Dewan
Crispin is jealous of his three new baby brothers. Will he come around and end up loving them?

Forest Friends Help Each Other by Danae Dobson
In a dream, Eric helps his forest friends rescue Pinky the rabbit when she falls in the river, then they discuss God's love.

Meg and Jack's New Friends by Paul Dowling
When Meg and Jack move into a new house, they eventually get to know the neighbor children.

Hubert the Pudge (A Vegetarian Tale) by Henrik Drescher
The pudges are animals from which the farmer makes meat and such when they are young. But one day Hubert gets out of the fence and grows as big as can be. Then he goes back to the farm and saves his friends. See what happens to the farmer in the end!

Mark's Messy Room by Geraldine Elschner
Carlo, the cat, is unhappy living in Mark's messy room so he finds another home with Lisa, who is very clean. But he soon finds out that being clean is not as great as he thought. Through the story they find out that being messy or clean doesn't make a good home, the people do.

The Gum Chewing Rattler by Joe Hayes
This boook is great! It's a tall tale about a boy whose chewing gum habit saves him from a rattlesnake's bite. Will you believe it?

Hop, Skip, Jump a very first picture book by Nicola Tuxworth
This shows children hopping, skipping, and jumping.

Five Little Gefiltes by Dave Horowitz
Five little gefilte fish sneak out of their jar and explore the world, causing their mother great worry.

Over Under by Marthe Jocelyn
A book about opposites

Lily Brown's Paintings by Angela Johnson
When Lily paints, she imagines all sorts of fantastic things in the scenes that she sees every day.

Wind-Wild Dog by Barbara Joosse
No one wanted to take Ziva home because she was supposedly wild. But one man did take her home and train her to be a sled dog. Ziva is then torn between staying with the man or leaving.

The Top Job by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel
On Career Day, a young girl entertains the class with a description of her father's exciting job as a light bulb changer at the top of the Empire State Building.

Little Smudge by Lionel Le Neouanic
Little Smudge is lonely. But the colorful shapes don't want to play with him until he shows them the amazing shapes he can make.

The Trouble with Tilly Trumble by Lynn Manuel
Tilly loves chairs and is looking for just the right one to put by her fireplace. Where will she find it?

Bravo, Tavo! by Brian Meunier
Tavo has to help his father convince the rest of the village that irrigation will save them from the drought.

The Crimson Comet by Dean Morrissey
When the light on the moon goes out, Nora and her brother Jake take a trip in their rocket to help the Man-in-the-Moon regain power.

Fergus and the Night-Demon by Jim Murphy
This is an Irish ghost story that tells about a man on his way to town who faces a demon.

The Last Brother by Trinka Hakes Noble
This is a Civil War tale about brothers going to war. Gabe is the bugler and tries to protect his older brother during the Battle of Gettysburg.

The Cheese by Margie Palatini
This is a riff on the nursery rhyme "The Farmer in the Dell". Why does the cheese stand alone?

Babies Can't Eat Kimchee! by Nancy Patz
A sister has to wait on her baby sister to get bigger before she can do things with her.

Bad Bear Detectives by Daniel Pinkwater
Accused of stealing muffins, the two polar bears in the zoo, set out to clear their names and find the thief.

Hardworking Puppies by Lynn Reiser
A subtraction story about each of the ten puppies finding jobs.

So Few of Me by Peter H. Reynolds
Leo thinks if there were two of him he could get more done. See what happens when two turns to three and three turns to four, etc.

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
Tango's family is not like the others.

Lucia and the Light by Phyllis Root
The sun doesn't appear for days and Lucia sets out to find it.

Richard Scarry's Best Read-It-Yourself Book Ever

The Man and the Fox by Idries Shah
A clever fox outwits a man who sets a trap for him.

The Boy and the Spell adapted by Pegi Deitz Shea
This is based on an opera where things come to life to teach a boy a lesson after he has a tantrum.

So Sleepy Story by Uri Shulevitz
A little boy dreams that his house comes alive with dishes that sway, chairs that rock, and clocks that call "cuckoo", but when he wakes up, all is quiet.

The Bubble Gum Kid by Stu Smith
In this rhyming book, Billy loves to chew gum but can't blow a bubble. Will he learn how?

Leaves by David Ezra Stein
A bear sees how leaves change.

Take Care, Good Knight by Shelley Moore Thomas
Three dragons agree to watch the Wizard's cats while he is away. But. . . they can't read the instructions he left. Who will help them?

Billy Tartle in Say Cheese! by Michael Townsend
Billy is determined to find a way to make his school picture much more memorable.

Benny & Beautiful Baby Delilah by Jean Van Leeuwen
Benny is not happy when his baby sister comes home.

Sleep, Black Bear, Sleep by Jane Yolen
This is a lullaby about different animals sleeping.

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