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Summer Fun for Young Readers

Description: Let your imagination soar this summer with characters new and old, of all shapes and sizes. For ages 5-10.

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No, David!

by David Shannon

Date Added: 05/04/2018

Lulu and the Brontosaurus

by Judith Viorst and Lane Smith

It's Lulu's birthday and she's decided she'd like a pet brontosaurus as a present. When Lulu's parents tell her that's not possible, Lulu gets very upset. She does not like it when things don't go her way.

Date Added: 05/14/2018


by Leo Lionni

Date Added: 05/07/2018

Curious George

by H. A. Rey and Margret Rey

Brought to life over sixty years ago by Margret and H.A. Rey, Curious George has found a lasting place in the hearts of millions of children all over the world. Along with his friends, George has had many fun adventures

Date Added: 05/07/2018

Toot & Puddle: You Are My Sunshine

by Holly Hobbie

It's a glorious day in Woodcock Pocket. The sun is shining, the birds are singing . . . and Toot is moping.

Date Added: 05/07/2018

Steam Train, Dream Train

by Tom Lichtenheld and Sherri Duskey Rinker

The team behind the #1 New York Times bestseller Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site returns with another fabulous book for bedtime!

Date Added: 05/14/2018

The Storm Whale

by Benji Davies

Noi and his father live in a house by the sea. Noi's father works hard as a fisherman, and Noi often has only their six cats for company. So when, one day, he finds a baby whale washed up on the beach after a storm, Noi is excited and takes it home to care for it.

Date Added: 05/14/2018

An Egg Is Quiet

by Dianna Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long

Award-winning artist Sylvia Long has teamed with up-and-coming author Dianna Aston to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to eggs.

Date Added: 05/14/2018

The Bear's Song

by Benjamin Chaud

Sweet has new meaning in this richly illustrated, immersive picture book about two bears on a big-city adventure. Papa Bear is searching for Little Bear, who has escaped the den.

Date Added: 05/14/2018

Green Is a Chile Pepper

by John Parra and Roseanne Thong

Green is a chile pepper, spicy and hot.Green is cilantro inside our pot.In this lively picture book, children discover a world of colors all around them: red is spices and swirling skirts, yellow is masa, tortillas, and sweet corn cake.

Date Added: 05/14/2018


by Mac Barnett and Jen Corace

It's time to fly home for dinner! In this witty picture book from award-winning and bestselling author Mac Barnett, a mother bird gives the bird next to her a message for little Peter.

Date Added: 05/14/2018


by Seymour Simon

What animal can smell with its tongue, swallow an animal larger than its own head, and grow to be longer than a school bus? A snake! Pound for pound, snakes are among the strongest of animals.

Date Added: 05/07/2018

Outer Space Bedtime Race

by Rob Sanders and Brian Won

Aaaaaand they're off . . . to bed! Aliens from every planet rocket through their out-of-this-world bedtime routines--they sink into steamy crater bubble baths and shimmy into deep-sleep suits, just like you (almost)!

Date Added: 05/07/2018

The Book With No Pictures

by B. J. Novak

A book with no pictures, where the person reading has to read out loud has to say all the silly things written in the book. That includes using silly words and singing silly songs.

Date Added: 05/04/2018

Zoom at Sea

by Tim Wynne-Jones and Eric Beddows

Zoom the cat loves water--not to drink, but to play with. A map in the attic leads him to a beautiful woman who lives in a huge old house. When, with the turn of a large wheel, mysterious Maria launches him on a wonderful sea voyage, the first of Zoom's amazing adventures begins. Images and image descriptions available.

Date Added: 05/07/2018


by Liz Wong

Date Added: 05/04/2018

My New Mom & Me

by Renata Galindo

Date Added: 05/07/2018

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