Saturday, September 29, 2012

New Books with CD!!

Mrs. Cooney is Loony!- Mrs. Cooney, the school nurse, is so beautiful that A.J. has a crush on her-- even though he suspects she might be an international spy!    

Pinch and Dash Make Soup- Pinch and Dash's disagreement over the use of pepper and hot sauce in their soup ends up spoiling the meal.

Tales for Very Picky Eaters- A father tells outlandish stories while trying to get his young son, who is a very picky eater, to eat foods he thinks he will not like.

What's Black and White and Stinks All Over?- George's magic burps threaten to ruin not only his team's chances of winning a class field day, but also his audition to be the fourth-grade sports reporter for his school's new closed-circuit television station.

Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku- A cat arrives at a shelter, arranges to go home with a good family, and settles in with them, all the while letting them know who is boss and, finally, sharing his real name.

Grin and Bear It- Will stage fright prevent a very funny bear from becoming a stand-up comedian?

A Home For Bird- Vernon the toad takes the silent Bird on a journey in hopes of finding Bird's home.

It's A Dogs Life- Goodman explores such canine quandaries as, "Why do dogs sniff everything?" and "What do they see when they look at a sunset?" Goodman's engaging, humorous writing style grabs young listeners and proves the perfect vehicle for offering choice tidbits on canine evolution, breeds, and behavior.

King Jack and the Dragon- Jack, Zack, and Caspar build a castle fort, then spend a day fighting dragons and beasts, but at day's end giants carry away first Sir Zack, then Caspar, and King Jack is left to face night creatures alone. 

Life in the Ocean- Listeners follow noted oceanographer Sylvia Earle as her childhood adventures in the Gulf of Mexico help inspire her life's work: discovering the secrets of "the blue heart of the planet."

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