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  • Pop-up peekabook! FarmPop-up peekabook! Farm

    Sirett, Dawn and Sarah Davis.

    Lift the flap pop-ups reveal who is hiding around the farm, with rhyming clues to help readers guess who's hiding. On board pages.

  • Little Blue TruckLittle Blue Truck

    Schertle, Alice, author.

    A small blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a little help from his friends.

  • CorduroyCorduroy

    Freeman, Don, 1908-1978. http://id.loc.gov/authori

    The amusing story of a toy bear whose one missing button from his green corduroy overalls almost costs him the opportunity of belonging to someone. Don Freeman's classic character, Corduroy, is even more popular today then he was when he first came on the scene over thirty years ago. These favorite titles are ready for another generation of children to love.

  • The Jesus storybook BibleThe Jesus storybook Bible : every story whispers his name

    Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960-

    A collection of Bible stories invites young readers to discover that Jesus is the center of God's great story of salvation.

  • I love you to the moon and backI love you to the moon and back

    Hepworth, Amelia, author.

    A joyful celebtration of the love between a parent and the special little person in his or her life. On board pages.

  • Snuggle PuppySnuggle Puppy : a little love song

    Boynton, Sandra.

    Snuggle Puppy's parent expresses love for his fuzzy little one through a kind of song that includes kisses.

  • Carnival gamesCarnival games

    2K.

    Play 20 different carnival games with up to 4 players.

  • Arf! Buzz! Cluck!Arf! Buzz! Cluck!

    Seltzer, Eric.

    This silly and inventive alphabet board book teaches little ones the ABCs with animal sounds. With rhyming text and bright, goofy illustrations this alphabet concept book is sure to have little ones learning and laughing along. Full color.

  • The long way homeThe long way home

    Pilcher, Robin.

  • InvincibleInvincible

    Vince Papale is a down-on-his-luck substitute teacher in Philadelphia who, at the age of 30, was out of work, abandoned by his wife, and biding time as a part-time bartender when he decides to answer an open call for tryouts on the Philadelphia Eagles NFL football team in 1976. Going with his gut instinct, new coach Dick Vermeil rewards Papale's diligent efforts with a place on the team.

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  • I love you to the moon and backI love you to the moon and back

    Hepworth, Amelia, author.

    A joyful celebtration of the love between a parent and the special little person in his or her life. On board pages.

  • Little Blue TruckLittle Blue Truck

    Schertle, Alice, author.

    A small blue truck finds his way out of a jam, with a little help from his friends.

  • The day the crayons came homeThe day the crayons came home

    Daywalt, Drew.

    One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home.

  • Where's Waldo now?Where's Waldo now?

    Handford, Martin, author.

    The reader follows Waldo as he travels through different time periods in history and must try to find him in the illustrations of some of the crowded events in which he participates.

  • The Short Second Life of Bree TannerThe Short Second Life of Bree Tanner : an Eclipse Novella

    Meyer, Stephenie, 1973-

    Bree Tanner and the other newborn vampires prepare to battle the Cullens and Bella Swan, Seattle's older vampiric clan and its human pet.

  • What's New Scooby Doo?What's New Scooby Doo? : Volume 1, Space Ape at the Cape

    The gang goes snowboarding with Chris Klug, hangs out with scientists at a NASA-like facility, jet off to a museum in Costa Rica and finally attend Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Along the way they encounter a snow monster, alien baby, "gigantisaurus," and the feuding Leland brothers, carrying their Civil War grudge beyond the grave.

  • Big and Busy Where Things Come FromBig and Busy Where Things Come From

    Edwards, Hermione.

    From chocolate and cheese to gold and diamonds, discover where things come from and how they are made with this fantastic interactive book. Perfect for helping out with school projects, it is a fund and enduring learing aid for your child.

  • Land of the LostLand of the Lost

    Three years after being kicked out of the science department for his theory of Time warps, Rick Marshall is reduced to working as a teacher at the George C. Page Museum. He meets Holly Cantrell whose finding urges him to create a tachyon amplifier to enable time warp travel. Once they activate the amplifier, Rick, Holly and their cave tour guide Will Stanton end up in a parallel universe where all timelines converge. They soon meet some ape men and Stanton unintentionally gives them the secret of fire. A T. rex chases them across a small land bridge. Holly disappears and is condemned to death by the Library of Skulls. They finally make it back to the right time and bring back a dinosaur egg to prove his theory.

  • A Christmas StoryA Christmas Story

    A young boy must convince his parents that a toy rifle is the only Christmas gift that will make Christmas worthwhile. Not only do his parents face what many other parents do during that time of the year, but their actions fit in with the All-American Christmas.

  • Spelling MachineSpelling Machine : Make Spelling Fun

    Faulkner, Keith.

    Invites young readers to spell animals and objects pictured in a variety of settings and to check their spelling by dialing the Spelling Machine.

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