Friday, March 13, 2009

Spring in to check out these new books!

A Penguin Story- by Antoinette Portis-Edna the penguin only knows the three colors that surround her: white ice, black night, and blue sea. She is convinced there is something more out there. So she sets out on a quest-a quest for color. When she finally finds what she's been looking for, it's everything she hoped for and more. But that doesn't mean she will ever stop looking.

The Great Texas Hamster Drive- by Eric Kimmel- When Pecos Bill's daughter gets two pet hamsters, they soon multiply into the hundreds, so Bill decides to take them all to Chicago where lots of boys and girls want pet hamsters.

The Wacky Substitute by Sally Derby- When Mr. Wuerst, the substitute kindergarten teacher at Merryvale School, drops his glasses into the frying pan one morning, he ends up wearing a dish towel to school instead of his scarf and he mistakes the class gerbils for fur caps.

The Louds Move In! by Carolyn Crimi- When the Loud family moves into the neighborhood alongside Mr. Pitterpatter, Miss Shushermush, and Miss Meekerton, things begin to change.

Birds by Kevin Henkes- Fascinated by the colors, shapes, sounds, and movements of the many different birds she sees through her window, a little girl is happy to discover that she and they have something in common.

The Night Before Summer Vacation by Natasha Wing- In the style of Clement Moore's familliar Christmas poem, tells of a family's last minute preparations for summer vacation.

Winnie the Pooh's Thinking Spot features books on buoyancy, amimal camouflage, rain, gravity, helpful insects, fog, body sounds, evaporation, animal communication, growing, planting and animal talents!

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