Saturday, April 06, 2013

New Books!!

The Crippled Lamb- A lamb who has always felt different and sad because of his black spots and his limp, feels his true worth when he is called upon to help keep the baby Jesus warm.

Parts- A five-year-old boy thinks his body is falling apart until he learns new teeth grow and hair and skin replace themselves. 

Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping- Scaredy Squirrel takes a trip through the campground and finds out the wilderness is meant to be enjoyed up close.

The Three Hedgehogs- Three hedgehogs take apples from a farm. They are chased by a posse for their crime. Luckily the farmer and the apple trees defend the hedgehogs and the posse is taught that peace is the better pursuit.

The Kindhearted Crocodile- A crocodile that longs to be a pet sneaks into a house, hides in the pages of a picture book during the day, and comes out at night to do kind and useful things for the family while they sleep.

Knit Your Bit: A World War 1 Story- When his father leaves to fight in World War I, Mikey joins the Central Park Knitting Bee to help knit clothing for soldiers overseas.

Bunnies On Ice- A confident and determined young rabbit demonstrates how to be a champion ice-skater.

The Market Bowl- In this tale from Cameroon, Yoyo has to make amends when she offends Brother Coin, the Great Spirit of the Market, by asking too high a price for her bitterleaf stew. Includes a recipe for a version of bitterleaf stew.

Betty Bunny Didn't Do It- When a young rabbit breaks a table lamp and blames the Tooth Fairy, her family explains the importance of honesty. 

The Matchbox Diary- Follow a girl's perusal of her great-grandfather's collection of matchboxes and small curios that document his poignant immigration journey from Italy to a new country.

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