Tuesday, February 05, 2013

New Fiction and Picture Books!!

 New Fiction
Chickadee- In 1866, Omakayas's son Chickadee is kidnapped by two ne'er-do-well brothers from his own tribe and must make a daring escape, forge unlikely friendships, and set out on an exciting and dangerous journey to get back home.

The Second Life of Abigail Walker- Bullied by two mean girls in her sixth-grade class, a lonely, plump girl gains self-confidence and makes new friends after a mysterious fox gently bites her.

Rabbit and Robot: The Sleepover- Rabbit is excited about the sleepover he has carefully planned for his friend Robot, but Robot has some different ideas about how things should go.

Stolen: A Pony Called Pebbles- Finding a horse in the park, Amy takes it to the Rainbow Street Shelter and secretly hopes the owner never turns up.

 New Picture Books
Spike, The Mixed-Up Monster- While Spike, a tiny axolotl salamander, practices being the monster he believes he is, other animals call him cute and funny but when a gila monster arrives and the other creatures hide, Spike shows his true nature.

Abe Lincoln's Dream- When a schoolgirl gets separated from her tour of the White House and finds herself in the Lincoln bedroom, she also discovers the ghost of the great man himself.

Boot and Shoe- Boot and Shoe are dogs that live in the same house, eat from the same bowl, and sleep in the same bed but spend their days on separate porches until a squirrel mixes things up.

Dinosaur Colors- Dinosaurs of every color find things that match them.

Dinosaur Shapes- Kids learn different shapes with the help of dinosaurs. 

Dinosaur ABC's- Kids learn the alphabet by seeing different dinosaur related things. 

Ellis Goes to the Doctor- Ellis' father takes him to a doctor's office to be treated for a cough, and Ellis is a good boy despite the strange and even frightening things that occur there.

Otter and Odder- When Otter falls in love with his food source, a fish named Myrtle, he must decide whether to follow the way of the otter or the way of his heart.

The Philharmonic Gets Dressed- The 105 members of the Philharmonic Orchestra get ready for a performance.

White Rabbit's Color Book- White Rabbit hops from one paint pot to another, changing colors as he goes, until he ends up brown. 

The Shape of Things- A bright and clever introduction to the concept that shapes make up the world around us. Simple rhymes and bold illustrations help youngsters learn to see and, eventually, to draw the world around them.

ABC's at Home- Helps readers identify items at home beginning with each letter of the alphabet.

ABC's at the Park- Helps readers identify items at the park beginning with each letter of the alphabet.

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