Counting Sheep

Counting Sheep – Calpurnia Tate-Girl Vet By:  Jacqueline Kelly This new chapter book series is based on the very successful middle grade book, THE CURIOUS WORLD OF CALPURNIA TATE.  In the new series, Calpurnia helps animals both big and small.  Calpurnia is one of seven children growing up in rural Texas at the turn of […]

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Birds Make Nests

Birds Make Nests By:  Michael Garland  Birds make nest to keep their chicks and eggs safe.  The nests sheltering the eggs and chicks vary widely among different types of birds.  This introduction to bird nests is an excellent picture book for the youngest of readers.  The Ruby-Throated Hummingbird has a cup-shaped nest while the Baltimore […]

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Pedro’s Mystery Club

Pedro’s Mystery Club By:  Fran Manushkin  The author of the Katie Woo series has come out with a spinoff.  Pedro is a friend of Katie and now he has his own series.  In PEDRO’S MYSTERY CLUB, Pedro decides to start a mystery-solving club because he has a new clubhouse in his backyard.  In this installment, […]

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Lily and Bear Grumpy Feet

Lily and Bear Grumpy Feet By:  Lisa Stubbs Lily’s friend Bear steps out of her drawing to help chase away her bad mood.  Lily’s day was too rainy, the teapot was too dribbly, and the sunshine color was missing.  Even drawing doesn’t make Lily feel better.  Bear declares that she has grumpy feet and he […]

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