Picture Books

Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!

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Copies: 5

6½ stories about 2 surprising friends. Having a stuffed alligator for a best friend can be surprising. Sometimes Amanda surprises her alligator with books. Sometimes Alligator surprises Amanda by eating them. But what happens when Amanda brings home a special---and not entirely welcome---surprise? The result might be unexpected indeed. Beloved author-illustrator Mo Willems has created a funny and tender portrait of friendship that readers of any age will love.

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AD360L
Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!

Happy Endings

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Copies: 7

Yikes! When the suffixes hear that the students will tackle word endings after lunch, they head to the gym and prepare to defend themselves. Meanwhile, Mr. Wright discovers the lesson has disappeared. He threatens the kids with no summer vacation unless they find the word endings. The class scrambles to track down the endings, quickly hanging up (suffix-less) wanted posters all over the school. Relived to know the kids' true intentions, the suffixes leave clues around the school that help save summer vacation and teach the kids a lesson they'll never forget — a very happy ending!

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AD430L
Happy Endings

Palazzo Inverso

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Mauk, mischievous apprentice to the master architect, must not draw on the plans for the new Palazzo. But by turning the plans a bit each day, he finds a way to alter them, turning the master's creation onto its head! Discover what mystery and excitement a small change of perspective has brought to the Palazzo.

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AD450L
Palazzo Inverso

Buy My Hats

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Frank and Carl have plenty of hats to sell, and their booth is open for business . . . but no one is buying! Everyone is crazy about Blue Monkey's skateboards, Mister Pig's Cup O' Mud and Big Ox's remote-control robot cell phones. So what's their secret? Dave Horowitz's cast of crazy characters is sure to delight young readers. The world of retail has never been more entertaining than in the story of these two friends determined to understand what on earth their customers really need.

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AD310L
Buy My Hats

Clever Jack Takes the Cake

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Copies: 7

Take a bite out of this deliciously funny original fairy tale by a bestselling picture-book duo. While girls are sure to love a storyabout a princess's birthday party, Jack's adventures with trolls, bears, and gypsies make this an ideal read for boys, too.

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AD600L
Clever Jack Takes the Cake

Tia Isa Wants a Car

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Tía Isa wants a car. A shiny green car the same color as the ocean, with wings like a swooping bird. A car to take the whole family to the beach. But saving is hard when everything goes into two piles, one for here and one for Helping Money, so that family members who live far away might join them someday. While Tía Isa saves, her niece does odd jobs for neighbors so she can add her earnings to the stack. But even with her help, will they ever have enough?

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AD630L
Tia Isa Wants a Car

Cowboy and Octopus (Unabridged)

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Peanut butter and jelly. George and Martha. Frog and Toad. Cowboy and...Octopus? Yes, that's right. Meet Cowboy and Octopus - the next great pair to become a household name. Cowboy likes beans'n'bacon and bacon'n'beans. Octopus eats raw seafood. Octopus prefers knock-knock jokes, but Cowboy doesn't get them. How will these two ever be friends?

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AD350L
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00:07
Cowboy and Octopus (Unabridged)

Corduroy (Unabridged)

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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. This favorite is ready for another generation of children to love.

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600L
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00:07
Corduroy (Unabridged)

El Osito Viajero Va Al Aeropuerto [Traveling Bear Goes to the Airport (Texto Completo)] (Unabridged)

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Cuando la prima Jackie llega de visita a la ciudad, Osito Viajero se siente un poco tímido y no está seguro de querer conocerla, especialmente por la forma en que su prima se viste. ¿Aprenderá Osito Viajero a apreciar a su prima Jackie por quien es, en lugar de juzgarla por su aspecto?

Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

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El Osito Viajero Va Al Aeropuerto [Traveling Bear Goes to the Airport (Texto Completo)] (Unabridged)

El Osito Viajero y las Camionetas Gigantes [Traveling Bear Goes to the Monster Truck Parade (Texto Completo)] (Unabridged)

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Osito Viajero aprende una lección acerca de pensar por adelantado cuando casi se pierde el desfile de las camionetas gigantes por no planear bien las cosas ¡y tener demasiada tarea!

Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

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El Osito Viajero y las Camionetas Gigantes [Traveling Bear Goes to the Monster Truck Parade (Texto Completo)] (Unabridged)

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