2016 Reviews

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December 2016

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Cat Knit by Jacob Grant

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Horrible Bear! by Ame Dyckman

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Nerdy Birdy by Aaron Reynolds

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The Cookie Fiasco by Dan Santat

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Old Dog Baby Baby by Julie Fogliano

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ABC Questions by Christine Cruz

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Little Tree by e.e. cummings & Chris Raschka

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And Then Comes Christmas by Tom Brenner

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Here Comes Santa Cat by Deborah Underwood

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Simon And The Bear by Eric A. Kimmel

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Wombat Divine by Mem Fox

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Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa by Donna L. Washington

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Madeline’s Christmas by Ludwig Bemelmans

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Bedtime For Monsters by Ed Vere

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Leave Me Alone by Vera Brosgol

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Faraway Fox by Jolene Thompson

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Still My Mommy by Megan Pomputius

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Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds

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The Whisper by Pamela Zagarenski

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The Adventures Of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat

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This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen

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Nellie Belle by Mem Fox & Mike Austin

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Ida, Always by Caron Levis

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Max The Brave by Ed Vere

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Samson In The Snow by Philip C. Stead

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How This Book Was Made by Mac Barnett

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Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood

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Tough Guys (Have Feelings Too) by Keith Negley

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A Child Of Books by Oliver Jeffers & Sam Winston

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Dragon Was Terrible by Kelly DiPucchio

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Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty

November 2016

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Hiding Phil by Eric Barclay

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Du Iz Tak? by Carson Ellis

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Shy by Deborah Freedman

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How To Read A Story by Kate Messner

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Barry, The Fish With Fingers by Sue Hendra

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I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy

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The Perfect Thanksgiving by Eileen Spinelli

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The Busy Little Squirrel by Nancy Tafuri

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Fletcher And The Falling Leaves by Julia Rawlinson

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn by Kenard Pak

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Get Out Of My Bath! by Britta Teckentrup

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Little One by Jo Weaver

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Every Day Birds by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

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If Dogs Run Free by Bob Dylan

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Monster Needs His Sleep by Paul Czajak

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On Our Way To Oyster Bay: Mother Jones And Her March For Children’s Rights by Monica Kulling

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Have You Seen Elephant? by David Barrow

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My Dog Spot by Jack E. Levin & Norma R. Levin

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Crankenstein by Samantha Berger

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The Fantastic Flying Books Of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce

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Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett

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Hoot And Peep by Lita Judge

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School’s First Day Of School by Adam Rex

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Cricket Song by Anne Hunter

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Good Night Owl by Greg Pizzoli

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Strictly No Elephants by Lisa Mantchev

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The Snatchabook by Helen Docherty & Thomas Docherty

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Don’t Push The Button! by Bill Cotter

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Magic Box by Katie Cleminson

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Can I Always Come Back Home? by Christine Cruz

October 2016

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Halloween Sky Ride by Elizabeth Spurr

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The Hungry Ghosts by Julius Lester

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Never Say Boo! by Robin Pulver

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Poultrygeist by Mary Jane & Herm Auch

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Boo To You! by Lois Ehlert

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Skelly The Skeleton Girl by Jimmy Pickering

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Pumpkinhead by Eric A. Kimmel

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The Day The Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers

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Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony

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Wolfie The Bunny by Ame Dyckman

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Fishing In The Air by Sharon Creech

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All Of Baby, Nose To Toes by Victoria Adler

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A Possum’s Tail by Gabby Dawnay & Alex Barrow

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#BabyLove: My Toddler Life by Corine Dehghanpisheh

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Douglas, You Need Glasses! by Ged Adamson

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The Bear Who Stared by Duncan Beedie

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They All Saw A Cat by Brendan Wenzel

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The Bee Who Sneezed by Stephen Evans

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8: An Animal Alphabet by Elisha Cooper

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Everyone Is Yawning by Anita Bijsterbosch

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The Uncorker Of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas

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On The Farm, At The Market by G. Brian Karas

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With Any Luck, I’ll Drive A Truck by David Friend

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A Fairy Friend by Sue Fliess

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More-igami by Dori Kleber

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Stick And Stone by Beth Ferry & Tom Lichtenheld

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Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman

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Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth by Jarvis

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Twenty Yawns by Jane Smiley

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Peanut Butter & Cupcake! by Terry Border

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I Am Jazz by Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings

September 2016

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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle

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The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

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The Story Of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

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And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson & Peter Parnell

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Strega Nona Does It Again by Tomie dePoala

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The Family Book by Todd Parr

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Ketzel, The Cat Who Composed by Lesléa Newman

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What Do You Do With A Problem? by Kobi Yamada

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The Little Mouse Santi by Eugene Ray

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How To Find Gold by Viviane Schwarz

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Open Very Carefully: A Book With Bite by Nicola O’Byrne

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Always Remember by Cece Meng

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Sloth Slept On by Frann Preston-Gannon

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What Will Hatch by Jennifer Ward

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Tree by Britta Teckentrup

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Fletcher And The Springtime Blossoms by Julia Rawlinson

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Cockatoo, Too by Bethanie Deeney Murguia

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Flowers Are Calling by Rita Gray

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Disappearing Desmond by Anna Alter

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Good Night Like This by Mary Murphy

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Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio

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Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall

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Power Down, Little Robot by Anna Staniszewski

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I Hear A Pickle: And Smell, See, Touch And Taste It, Too! by Rachel Isadora

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Freckleface Strawberry by Julianne Moore

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Counting Crows by Kahti Appelt

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Worm Loves Worm by J.J. Austrian

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Are We There Yet? by Dan Santat

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Sparky! by Jenny Offill & Chris Appelhans

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The White Cat And The Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart

August 2016

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The Princess And The Pony by Kate Beaton

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The Boy Who Grew Flowers by Jen Wojtowicz

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The Night Gardener by The Fan Brothers

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Books Always Everywhere by Jane Blatt

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Tea Rex by Molly Idle

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Grace For President by Kelly DiPucchio

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Splashdance by Liz Starin

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Baby Wren And The Great Gift by Sally Lloyd-Jones

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The Wheels On The Tuk Tuk by Kabir Sehgal & Surishtha Sehgal

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There Is A Tribe Of Kids by Lane Smith

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Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

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Leonardo The Terrible Monster by Mo Willems

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One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo

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The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood

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How To Draw A Dragon by Douglas Florian

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Zen Shorts by Jon J Muth

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And Then It’s Spring by Julie Fogliano

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Day Dreamers: A Journey Of Imagination by Emily Winfield Martin

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Don’t Lick The Dog: Making Friends With Dogs by Wendy Wahman

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Hugs From Pearl by Paul Schmid

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How To Be Friends With A Dragon by Valeri Gorbachev

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Excellent Ed by Stacy McAnulty

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What To Do With A Box by Jane Yolen & Chris Sheban

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How To Catch A Mouse by Philippa Leathers

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Chalk by Bill Thomson

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Cat & Bunny by Mary Lundquist

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Chamelia by Ethan Long

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When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes

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Good Luck Bear by Greg Foley

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Tell Me A Tattoo Story by Alison McGhee

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Froggy Learns To Swim by Jonathan London

July 2016

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Happy Harry Potter Day

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I’m The Biggest Thing In The Ocean by Kevin Sherry

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14 Cows For America by Carmen Agra Deedy

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Some Monsters Are Different by David Milgrim

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Fox by Kate Banks

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Ten Little Fingers And Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox & Helen Oxenbury

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Brontorina by James Howe

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Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie

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Morris Micklewhite And The Tangerine Dress by Christina Baldacchino

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If I Ran The Zoo by Dr. Seuss

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Me, Frida by Amy Novesky

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Little Bitty Friends by Elizabeth McPike & Patrice Barton

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Sit, Truman! by Dan Harper

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Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick

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Good Night, Truck by Sally Odgers

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No Matter What by Debi Gliori

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Beach Baby (Indestructibles Books) by Kate Merritt

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When You Just Have To Roar! by Rachel Robertson

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Duck, Duck, Dinosaur by Kallie George

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Matilda’s Cat by Emily Gravett

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Of Thee I Sing: A Letter To My Daughters by Barack Obama

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The Whale In My Swimming Pool by Joyce Wan

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Drive: A Look At Roadside Opposites by Kellen Hatanaka

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Good News, Bad News by Jeff Mack

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Where’s Walrus? by Stephen Savage

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Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

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Silly Doggy! by Adam Stower

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Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen

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Room For Bear by Ciara Gavin

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Ellie by Mike Wu

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Not All Princesses Dress In Pink by Jane Yolen & Heidi E.Y. Stemple

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Just One Bite by Lola Schaefer

June 2016

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Bow-Wow Birthday by Lee Wardlaw

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Dr. Seuss’s Happy Birthday, Baby! by Dr. Seuss

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It’s My Birthday by Helen Oxenbury

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Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyers

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The Best Birthday Ever By Me (Lana Kitten) by Charise Mericle Harper

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Big Bear Hug by Nicholas Oldland

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Dad’s First Day by Mike Wohnoutka

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Bear And Bunny by Daniel Pinkwater

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Little Red by Bethan Woollvin

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Once Upon A Cloud by Claire Keane

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Ideas Are All Around by Phillip C. Stead

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Me And My Dad! by Alison Ritchie

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Hero Dad by Melinda Hardin

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My Dad Thinks He’s Funny by Katrina Germein

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No More Cuddles! by Jane Chapman

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Bear Is Not Tired by Ciara Gavin

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The Going To Bed Book by Sandra Boynton

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My First Book of Girl Power by DC Comics

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Here Comes Destructosaurus! by Aaron Reynolds

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To The Sea by Cale Atkinson

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The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown

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