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Blanket

Blanket

Ohi, Ruth, author, illustrator
2022

It's a beautiful morning, but when Cat wakes up, the world feels gray. Cat wraps up in a blanket and hides — until Dog comes in. What can Dog do to help Cat? Ruth Ohi's first wordless picture book is a quiet, heartfelt story about those times when you just want to hide under a blanket — and how much it can mean to have a friend who will be there to keep you company.

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Building

Building

Cole, Henry, 1955- author, illustrator.
2022

A beaver family works hard to rebuild when their dam is threatened by storms in this beautifully illustrated follow-up to Nesting that introduces young children to beginning life science concepts.

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Can you dig it? : an adventure in composting

Can you dig it? : an adventure in composting

Muldrow, Diane.
2022

"When Steve the Vole's burrow is dug up, Nature Cat and his pals take on the mission. They will find Steve's soil and return it. But, they are too late. Someone sold Steve's soil! Nature Cat, Daisy, Hal, and Squeeks then start digging up rich soil from the meadow to give to Steve, only to discover that taking even a little soil contributes to big problems for plants and animals. Can the friends fill Steve's hole without digging another? Come door-to-door collecting vegetable scraps, coffee grounds, and plant cuttings with the team to find out. Tally ho!"-- Provided by publisher.

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Follow that line! : magic at your fingertips

Follow that line! : magic at your fingertips

Brown-Wood, JaNay, author
2022

Invites readers to use their fingers to follow the lines and create colorful works of art.

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A grand day

A grand day

Reidy, Jean, author.
2022

"Celebrates the special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren."-- Provided by publisher.

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Granny's kitchen

Granny's kitchen

Smith, Sadé. author
2022

"Shelly-Ann lives with her grandmother on the beautiful island of Jamaica, where the sun is always shining and the weather is sweet. One afternoon, Shelly-Ann becomes hungry, so she asks Granny for something to eat. Granny tells her, 'GYAL, YOU BETTA CAN COOK!' and teaches Shelly-Ann how to cook delicious Jamaican food"-- Provided by publisher.

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Hurry, Little Tortoise, time for school!

Hurry, Little Tortoise, time for school!

Finison, Carrie, author
2022

Little Tortoise hurrys to school on her first day in order to be on time, but despite her best efforts she gets passed by all her friends.

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Leila the perfect witch

Leila the perfect witch

Drago, Flavia Z.
2022

"Leila Wayward is a little witch who excels at everything she does...and now she dreams of winning the Magnificent Witchy Cake-off...But even with the most bewitching of recipes, she realizes a terrible truth: she's a disaster in the kitchen. Luckily, Leila has three magical sisters who are happy to share their culinary secrets with her. What's more, Leila discovers that baking with them is fun"-- Provided by publisher.

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Mighty Reader and the reading riddle

Mighty Reader and the reading riddle

Hillenbrand, Will, author
2022

During Library Time Mighty Reader leads Hugo through some magic stacks into a medieval adventure with Merlin and a three-headed dragon.

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Time to fly

Time to fly

Lyon, George Ella, 1949- author
2022

"A mama bird tries to convince a baby bird to leave the nest"-- Provided by publisher.

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Wild about camping

Wild about camping

Whittingham, Jane, 1984- author
2022

Are you wild about camping? In this delightful picture book, a brother and sister are excited for their first camping trip! On each page they experience all the fun of setting off for the woods, and readers will delight in seeing the siblings' actions mirrored by wild animals. From yanking the cords to get the tent set up (pulling, tugging moose) to swimming in the lake (floating, bobbing loons) to laughing and singing around the campfire (calling, hooting owls), kids and animals alike experience all the fun of a good camp-out.

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You're always enough : and more than I hoped for

You're always enough : and more than I hoped for

Ley, Emily, author
2022

"Emily Ley, bestselling author, founder of Simplified℗ʼ, and mama of three, shares her life-giving message of "grace, not perfection" in You're Always Enough: And More Than I Hoped For, a parent-child picture book that builds self-confidence in children by removing expectations of perfection--because they're perfectly loved just the way they are"-- Provided by publisher.

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