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Halloween forest

Halloween forest
Call #:JP BAUER
by Marion Dane Bauer

“If you take your trick-or-treat sack and venture into the dark woods on Halloween night, you’ll find cat bones, rat bones, and bat bones—and all are looking at YOU!

“Take care! Beware! Despair!” the bone creatures cry. “You can bet you’ve just met your worst nightmare!” What will you do? Cry? Sigh? NO! Because you’re too tough / to worry about stuff / like the rattle / and prattle / of bones!
Told in unmetered rhymed verse, this Halloween adventure is a real treat.”

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Zigzag Kids: Super Surprise

Zigzag Kids: Super Surprise
Call #: JE GIFF
by Patricia Reilly Giff

“This week the kids at the Zigzag Afternoon Center are being creative, and trying new things. But that’s not so easy for Destiny. All of her ideas turn into disasters–until she finds out what a good poet she is.”

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Mammoth and Me

Mammoth and Me
Call #:JP HALL
by Algy Craig Hall 

“When a BIG (but oh-so-cuddly) mammoth knocks on the door of one small boy, it’s the beginning of a beautiful–and funny–friendship. Though the boy loves his new pet immediately, the mammoth is just too huge for his home, the park, and the town. But the friendly creature will soon prove to everyone that he is about to become the town’s hero. A heartwarming and gentle tale of learning to be friends no matter what differences there may be.”

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Honey Bear’s Blue Bathing Suit

Honey Bear’s Blue Bathing Suit

Call #:JP DOODL
by Todd H. Doodler

“Honey Bear is having a summertime birthday party at the beach. After her friends pick out the perfect birthday present–a blue swimsuit and beach-y accessories–they head to the shore for volleyball, a scavenger hunt, and, of course, birthday cake! Young readers will enjoy best-selling author/illustrator Todd Goldman’s signature style and popular characters, this time in a summer setting.”

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Penny and Her Song

Penny and Her Song
Call #: JE HENKE
by Kevin Henkes

“When Penny comes home from school, she is ready to sing her song. But the babies are sleeping, and Mama and Papa are worried that Penny will wake them up. Oh, but it is a good song, a really wonderful song . . . and Penny wants more than anything to sing it.

“What do you think will happen?”

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Listen to my trumpet!

Listen to my trumpet!
Call #:JE WILLE
by Mo Willems

“Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.
Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In Listen to My Trumpet! Piggie can’t wait to play her new instrument for Gerald! But is she ready to listen to his reaction?”

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