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The shadow in the Moon - a tale of the Mid-Autumn Festival by Matula, Christina, author. The shadow in the Moon - a tale of the Mid-Autumn Festival

Two young sisters celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, admire their mooncakes decorated with a picture of a lady in the moon, and listen to their Ah-ma tell the ancient tale of how the holiday began."

Jul 20, 2018
The secret of the kelpie by Don, Lari, author. The secret of the kelpie

ANIMAL STORIES (CHILDREN'S / TEENAGE). Flora is playing with her brothers and sisters by the loch when she notices a stunning white horse. While her siblings clamour for a chance to ride the beautiful animal, Flora is worried. Where has this strange horse come from? Why are its hoof prints wet? Too late Flora realises this is no horse! It's a kelpie: a shape-shifting water horse from Scottish folklore known to steal children. Can Flora reveal the secret of the kelpie in time to save her family?

Jul 20, 2018
Saturday is swimming day by Yum, Hyewon, author, illustrator. Saturday is swimming day

"Swimming lessons are on Saturdays, and every Saturday one little girl has a stomachache. When she gets to the pool it's loud, the floor is wet and slippery, and her swim cap is too tight. Her swimming instructor, Mary, says it's OK to sit by the edge if she doesn't want to get in the water this week. The next Saturday the girl has a stomachache again, but with Mary's gentle encouragement, she eventually manages to make it into the pool to practice her kicks. Little by little, the girl's confide

Jul 20, 2018
Santa Bruce by Higgins, Ryan T, author, illustrator. Santa Bruce

Grumpy and cold when his forest friends insist he stay awake to celebrate Christmas, Bruce the bear, wearing his long underwear and warm hat, is mistaken for Santa by the youngest forest creatures.

Jul 20, 2018
Russell wrestles the relatives by Johnson, Cindy Chambers, author. Russell wrestles the relatives

Russell tries to avoid his family of big, brawny, and boisterous wrestlers and their enthusiastic hugs, handshakes, and hair tousling during a boisterous family reunion.

Jul 20, 2018
The rough patch by Lies, Brian, author, illustrator. The rough patch

Farmer Evan and his dog do everything together and, especially, in the garden but when his dog passes away Evan lets his garden fill with weeds until a pumpkin vine brings new hope.

Jul 20, 2018
Robyn Boid - architect by Coote, Maree, author, illustrator. Robyn Boid - architect

Robyn Boid studied architecture at the National University and dreamed of becoming a famous architect. There's a lot more to architecture than nest-building, as this busy little bird soon discovers. Join Robyn Boid as she learns the most important principles of architecture by studying the great buildings of the world.

Jul 20, 2018
Robo-Sauce by Rubin, Adam, 1983- author. Robo-Sauce

A special sauce turns a boy into a robot, and he then transforms everyone and everything into robots, including the book. Includes one fold-out page that becomes a book jacket, and seven pages printed upside-down to match the jacket.

Jul 20, 2018
The Princess and the pit stop by Angleberger, Tom, author. The Princess and the pit stop

When a Princess learns from her Fairy Godmother that she is in last place in a car race against such fairy tale notables as Humpty Dumpty, the Three Bears, and Rumpelstiltskin, she boldly rebuffs defeat and steps on the gas.

Jul 20, 2018
Presto and Zesto in Limboland by Yorinks, Arthur/ Sendak, Maurice (ILT)/ Sendak, Maurice Presto and Zesto in Limboland

Jul 20, 2018
Pinny in Fall by Schwartz, Joanne/ Malenfant, Isabelle (ILT) Pinny in Fall

Jul 20, 2018
Pinkalicious and the new teacher by Kann, Victoria, author. Pinkalicious and the new teacher

"It's the first day of school, and that means a brand-new teacher, Ms. Penny! Pinkalicious misses her old teacher until she comes up with an idea to make the classroom feel a little more familiar and a lot more pinkerrific"--

Jul 20, 2018
Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas by Dean, James/ Dean, Kimberly Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas

Jul 20, 2018
Pet dad by Allen, Elanna, author, illustrator. Pet dad

Denied a pet, Plum decides her father will do and sets out to train him to sit, fetch, and more but he only responds by barking "No!" until she finds the right reward.

Jul 20, 2018
A Parade of Elephants by Henkes, Kevin/ Henkes, Kevin (ILT) A Parade of Elephants

Jul 20, 2018
The outlaw by Vo, Nancy, author, illustrator. The outlaw

A small Western town lives in fear of another visit from a known outlaw, but a while after the outlaw mysteriously disappears, a stranger rides into town to make repairs to the dilapidated village.

Jul 20, 2018
Out, out, away from here by Woodworth, Rachel, author. Out, out, away from here

Some days I feel mad. Some days I feel sad. Some days I feel Smiling-ear-to-ear glad. Emotions can be strange, sudden, and even overwhelming at times. Through thoughtful words and expressive images, this book guides us on a journey through our imaginations...to a place where everything feels calm again.

Jul 20, 2018
One of a kind by Gorman, Chris, author, illustrator. One of a kind

A boy who enjoys being different due to his love of punk-rock music, the way he dresses, and more, discovers other one-of-a-kind people who take away his loneliness.

Jul 20, 2018
On the first day of first grade by Rabe, Tish, author. On the first day of first grade

"On the first day of first grade I had fun right away... Count twelve fun-filled firsts of first grade!"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 20, 2018
No swimming for Nelly by Gorbachev, Valeri, author, illustrator. No swimming for Nelly

Nelly loves to wear her swimsuit but the thought of swimming scares her, that is until Grandma, who just so happens to be a swimming champion, helps Nelly realize she has nothing to fear.

Jul 20, 2018

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