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BugFiction

The Mean Team from Mars by Scoular Anderson
J AND
This is a soccer story from out of this world!

 

Minnie & Moo: The Case of the Missing Jelly Donut by Denys Cazet
E reader CAZ
In this very amusing Minnie & Moo tale, the two cow friends are on a mission to find a jelly donut thief. The major clue: a mysterious blue feather.

 

Cork & Fuzz by Dori Chaconas
E reader CHA
Cork is a muskrat and Fuzz is a possum. What could these two animals possibly have in common? Not much, but they may become friends anyway in this adorably illustrated level 3 reader.

 

Ugh! A Bug! by Ned Crowley
E reader CRO
This bug book has it all!  Colorful up close photographs of bugs and insects, rhyming text, and bug information at the back of the book.

 

Breakout at the Bug Lab by Ruth Horowitz
E reader HOR
When a giant cockroach named Max escapes from their mother’s bug laboratory, Leo and his brother receive help from a mysterious stranger who advises them to think like a bug in order to recapture the runaway roach.

 

An Undone Fairy Tale by Ian Lendler
E LEN
This is the story of a selfish pie-loving king, but it takes a silly turn when the illustrator cannot keep up with the reader.

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The Knight Who Took All Day by James Mayhew
E MAY
The knight in this story wants to fight a dragon to impress a princess, but by the time he finds all of the proper equipment, the princess comes to the rescue herself.

 

Hewitt Anderson’s Great Big Life by Jerdine Nolen
E NOL
When tiny Hewitt is born into a family of giants, everyone learns that sometimes small is best of all.

 

Lighthouse Family: The Storm by Cynthia Rylant
J RYL
Pandora, the cat, becomes a lighthouse keeper and saves the life of Seabold, the dog, and together the two of them create a family with three young mice rescued from the sea. This is the first in a series of five Lighthouse Family stories.

 

Upstairs Mouse, Downstairs Mole by Wong Herbert Yee
E reader YEE
In four short chapters, the reader will discover how helping one another leads to a special friendship.

 

Nonfiction

DogGood Dog: Poems by Maya Gottfried
j811.6 GOT
Have you wondered what your pet dog was thinking? In this free verse poetry collection, Gottfried records the inner thoughts of dogs, capturing the distinct personalities of a variety of dog breeds. On the facing pages are the Robert Rahway Zakanitch oil paintings of the dog breeds.

 

Prehistoric Actual Size by Steve Jenkins
j560 JEN
Ever wonder what a velociraptor or protoceratops looked like up close? This book will show you, along with other prehistoric animals.

 

Once Upon a Time, the End : Asleep in 60 Seconds by Geoffrey Kloske and Barry Blitt
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In order to get his persistent child to fall asleep, a very tired father needs only a few sentences to tell a number of very familiar fairy tales and nursery rhymes.

 

There’s A Frog In My Throat! 440 Animal Sayings A Little Bird Told Me by Loreen Leedy
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Readers will go ape over this collection of imaginative and amusing sayings about animals. Each expression is explained, so no reader feels like a silly goose.

 

We’re From India by Victoria Parker
j954 PAR
Learn about the life and customs of India by meeting three children ho live there. This book also includes a “Fact File” section, glossary, and index.

 

The Pledge of Allegiance by Marc Tyler Nobleman
j323.65 NOB
A simple introduction to the Pledge of Allegiance, discussing how it was written, modifications made over the years, hands on pledge matching game, and internet sites.

 

Read a Rhyme, Write a Rhyme selected by Jack Prelutsky and illustrated by Meilo So
j811.54 REA
Are you are budding poet? Here are poems on ten common themes, such as birthdays, bugs, food, and friends. After reading a wide variety of poetry, Prelutsky provides the opening lines for your own poems and gives several suggestions on how you may finish them.

 

Kids’ Easy-to-Create Wildlife Habitats : For Small Spaces in the City, Suburbs, and Countryside by Emily Stetson
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Learn about habitats for animals and birds as you make nature projects. For example, be a backyard birder by creating feeders and bird houses to attract feathered friends!

 
     

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