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Speed Up, Sammy the Tree Sloth

Carl Emerson (author), Zachary Trover (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617855825

Sammy the Tree Sloth is very, very slow. The monkeys in the trees breeze right by him. Sammy doesn't mind--but when a big storm hits, will he be fast enough to save himself? Or will Sammy save someone else?  

What Are You, Patty?

Carl Emerson (author), Zachary Trover (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617855832

Patty the Platypus doesn't know WHAT she is. A duck? A beaver? Or something else? Her new friends want to find out, and so does Patty. Will testing her skills reveal what Patty is, or does the wise old turtle have the answer to this tale?

Friends

Meg Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103888

This book teaches students what being a friend means. How it is important to listen, trust, and what it takes to meet and make new friends.

Best Boat Race Ever!

Lin Picou (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104380

A boat race turns into a lesson in helping others when Carly's boat begins to sink and Jose's boat flips over. The two decided helping each other was more important than winning the race.

Keep Your Chin Up

Colleen Hord (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104366

Calypson Cat is having a hard time with all the other cats on the ship. They always complained and were not grateful for the place they had to live, or the fish they had to eat, or the mice they had to chase. After calling a meeting to remind them how lucky they are, the other cats have a change of attitude and come to appreciate what they have.

Vote For Me!

J. Jean Robertson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104373

Priscilla Pony organizes the tasks needed to make posters for the new school President. Everyone works together and the job is a success.

Team Captain

J. Jean Robertson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104359

Even though Tallulah Turtle is chosen to be the team captain, she doesn't let it go to her head.

Charlie's Harmonica

J. Jean Robertson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104335

When Charlie's grandfather gives him a harmonica as a present he can't stop playing it. His mom and dad are constantly telling him to put it away, but his efforts pay off when there is a talent show at school and all his classmates encourage him and his harmonica to enter.

Humpty Dumpty

Meg Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104342

A different take on the original nursery rhyme as Humpty's friends fall off chairs and all the kings horses and all the kings men cook them into something else such as eggnog, chocolate cake, or a poached egg. In the end, he learns that even though they are a different shape they are still his friends.

Little Miss Midge

Colleen Hord (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104328

Midge is having a hard time organizing her list of things to do. Her friends are coming over for ice cream but her dog keeps needing more bones. When the day is through and nothing on her list is done, the friends arrive but Midge has no ice cream. So she decides to take them and her dog out for ice cream.

That's Not Fair!

Jennifer Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104304

Considering someone else's feelings is what this title is about. The cast of animal characters learn that if you exclude someone it not only hurts their feelings but it is not fair.

We're Going on a Dinosaur Dig

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104212

This book takes students through the exciting adventures of dinosaur hunting through grass, a jungle, and mud until they find one and have to quickly retrace their steps back to safety.

The Birdhouse That Jack Built

Meg Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104229

This rhyming title tells the story of how Jack and his friends worked together to get the job of building a birdhouse done.

I'm the Boss

Sam Williams (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104199

Abby Gator becomes too bossy when her friends decide to play a game of tag.

It's My Turn

Sam Williams (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618104182

Bear tries to take too many turns during a kickball game.

Scribbles and Ink

Ethan Long (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609052058

Two artists, two styles, and one book that may not be big enough for the both of them. See, Ink (the mouse) likes things to be clean and precise. Scribbles (the cat) is the opposite. But while there should be plenty of room for each of them to make their art without getting in each others way, or on each others nerves, THEY CAN'T MANAGE THAT! And from there paint splatters, ink goops, pencils get broken and brushes go wild until...it's not a work of art, IT'S A MESS! Discovering that they are no longer having any fun, the duo tentatively tries to collaborate instead of clobber, and, thus, a disasterpiece becomes a masterpiece. Include a giant fold-out and a detachable sketchpad. With this much creative friction, will this disaster-piece ever become a masterpiece?

Balloon Toons: Zoe And Robot

Ryan Sias (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609050634

In Ryan Sias's Zoe and Robot - Let's Pretend, a young girl tries to teach her robot how to pretend, but how do you use your imagination when you're a robot? Sias's vivid cartoons lend wit and warmth to a funny friendship.

Balloon Toons: The Totally Awesome Epic Quest of the Brave Boy Knight

Pranas T. Naujokaitis (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609050993

A young boy and his best buddy Butterscotch search for hidden treasure, save the city from an angry monster, and patrol a kingdom. Amazing adventures ensue as brave boy knight saves the day!

Sunshine On My Shoulders

John Denver (author), Christopher Canyon (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691419

This heartwarming book--an adaptation of one of John Denver's best-loved songs--is a lovely reminder of the good, pure things in life. "Sunshine On My Shoulders" celebrates friendship, sunshine and simple joy. Children and adults alike will love Christopher Canyon's whimsical and humorous illustrations, that capture the innocence of childhood. This is one of a series of picture book adaptations of John Denver's songs that reflect the gift of friendship and nature.

Wash Day

Barbara H. Cole (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724175

Miss Ett does the laundry on wash day while Grandpa tells stories. As he plays his trumpet, the children march around and sing to the music. This is a touching story about friendship and overcoming the barriers of age and race.

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

Miriam Cohen (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724007

When the class finds out that the new boy, Alex, exaggerates and even lies, no one wants anything to do with him. But when Alex helps Jim, he decides to befriend him, and soon Alex learns that to be accepted, you just need to be yourself.

Bee My Valentine

Miriam Cohen (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723864

Although the children are told to send a card to everyone in their class, George gets fewer cards than everyone else. But his classmates quickly rally round and successfully cheer him up.

Jim's Dog Muffin

Miriam Cohen (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723093

When Jim returns to school after his dog, Muffins, has died, his friends try to comfort him, but Jim wants to be left alone. His classmates are hurt by his rejection, but their teacher explains that Jim needs time to himself. An excellent book for a child who has lost a pet.

Layla's Head Scarf

Miriam Cohen (author), Ronald Himler (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595723109

After wondering about the new girl's hijab, the class learns just how much they all have in common.

Bunny's Lessons

Harriet Ziefert (author), Barroux (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609050283

Bunny, Charlie's favorite toy, learns about life from the boy who takes him everywhere. When Charlie plays the tuba, Bunny learns about LOUD; when they play doctor, Bunny learns about OUCH; when they eat dinner, Bunny learns about MESSY.