Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears?-"Follow along as two ragtag, everyday super heroes don capes to play in the mud, save their stuffed animals from certain peril, conquer the vegetables at dinner, and overcome darkness at night"

Pig Kahuna -Fergus is afraid to go in the water, but he and his baby brother Dink find a surfboard while collecting treasures along the seashore.

Beyonders: Chasing the Prophecy - Jason and Rachel's adventures and friendships have made Lyrian more of a home to them than they could have imagined, so now, armed with the prophecy of a dying oracle, they are ready to become Lyrian's heroes whatever the cost to themselves.

What About Heaven? - A rhyming text consisting of a child's questions about heaven, the responses given, and scriptural references to support the answers.

Presents the true story of the building and launching of the Titanic and offers a "you are there" feeling when the steamship struck an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage.

Look Up! Bird-watching In Your Own Backyard - A conversational, humorous introduction to bird-watching featuring quirky full-color illustrations portray dozens of birds chatting about their distinctive characteristics, including color, shape, plumage, and beak and foot types.

All the Way to America - The story of four generations of an Italian American family, beginning with an immigrant who came through Ellis Island with big dreams, a small shovel, and his parents' good advice: "Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family."

An Inconvenient Christmas - On Christmas Eve, the Winstead family experiences a variety of inconveniences but through it all, stripped of expensive presents and other material things, the family learns about the true spirit of Christmas.

Of Thee I Sing - "In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America's children"

Pug and Other Animal Poems - Presents a collection of whimsical animal poems that describe eccentric animal behaviors, complemented by collage illustrations.

Dex: The Heart of a Hero - Tired of being overlooked because he is so small, Dexter, a big-hearted dog with big dreams transforms himself into a superhero.

The Loopy Coop Hens: Letting Go - Pip, Midge, and Dot are enjoying the shade under an apple tree when fruit starts falling around them, causing the hens to suspect a fox is in the tree trying to hit them.

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.

Eliot Jones: Midnight Superhero - By day, Eliot quietly reads his books, feeds his goldfish and watches Mr. Smith wash his car. But grown-ups don't know that when the clock strikes midnight, Eliot is a superhero! The world's most important scientists have sent a message that a gigantic meteor is about to smash into the Earth! And Eliot Jones, midnight superhero is on his most important mission ever.

14 Cows for America - Maasai tribal members, after hearing the story of the September 11th attacks from a young Massai, who was in New York on that day, decide to present the American people with fourteen sacred cows as a healing gift.

Take Me Out to the Yakyu - A little boy's grandfathers, one in America and one in Japan, teach him about baseball and its rich, varying cultural traditions.

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