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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.

    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


    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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Popular Titles

  • 5-minute Disney-Pixar stories5-minute Disney-Pixar stories

    "Time for adventure! Woody and Buzz, Mike and Sulley, Edna and Jack-Jack, plus more--the gang's all here! Get ready to play hide-and-seek under the sea with Dory, climb the Crone's Tooth with Merida and her brothers, fall in love with racing with Lightning McQueen and Cruz Ramirez, and so much more! Each story in this collection is ideal for reading aloud in just five minutes--a perfect fit for bedtime, story time, or any time!"--Back cover.

  • The thank you bookThe thank you book

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.

    "Piggie is determined to thank everyone she knows, but Gerald thinks she will forget someone important"--

  • Public School SuperheroPublic School Superhero

    Patterson, James, 1947-, author.

    "In Kenny Wright's active imagination he's a world famous superhero, but in the real world he's a sixth grade "Grandma's Boy" whose struggles to fit in at his Washington D.C. inner city school will put his grades and family loyalty to the test"--

  • The pigeon needs a bath!The pigeon needs a bath!

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.

    "The Pigeon is dirty and he needs a bath, but he won't go willingly"--

  • Lego Star Wars. / The Padawan MenaceLego Star Wars. / The Padawan Menace

    "Tour guide Master Yoda leads a group of rambunctious Jedi younglings through Senate chambers when he senses a disturbance in the Force. Summoned to help save the Republic, he discovers that one of the younglings, Ian, has secretly boarded his ship ... Meanwhile, C-3PO and R2-D2 are put in charge of the boisterous group and find themselves in over their heads. As the evil Sith prepare to wreak havoc, it's up to Yoda and the Droids to ensure that their young charges aren't torn to bricks"--Container.

  • Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!

    Willems, Mo.

    Amanda and her alligator have lots of fun together, but when Amanda's grandfather buys her a panda, Alligator must learn to make new friends.

  • The reversalThe reversal

    Connelly, Michael.

    After 24 years in prison, convicted killer Jason Jessup has been exonerated by new DNA evidence. Longtime defense attorney Mickey Haller is convinced Jessup is guilty, and he takes the case on the condition that he gets to choose his investigator, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch. Together, Bosch and Haller set off on a case fraught with political and personal danger. Opposing them is Jessup, now out on bail, a defense attorney who excels at manipulating the media, and a runaway eyewitness reluctant to testify after so many years.

  • Bedtime StoriesBedtime Stories

    When Skeeter Bronson babysits his sister's children, his imagination runs wild as he dreams up elaborate bedtime stories--always casting himself as the hero....These nighttime fantasies become Skeeter's daytime realities, leading him on a real-life adventure in search of his own happy ending.

  • Beetle JuiceBeetle Juice

    After Barbara and Adam Maitland are killed in a car crash, they find themselves trapped as ghosts in their beautiful New England farmhouse. Their peaceful 'existence' is disrupted when a yuppie family, the Deetz's, buy their house. The Maitlands are too nice and harmless as ghosts and all their efforts to scare the Deetz's away are unsuccessful. They decide to call to Beetlejuice, a people-exorcizing ghost, for help.

  • I am America and so can youI am America and so can you

    Colbert, Stephen.

    The host of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" offers his opinions, untarnished by facts or research, on important issues in modern American society, including higher education, pets, religion, sports, sex, and the Hollywood agenda.

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