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  Cover Art: Extra Yarn Barnett, Mac
Extra Yarn
With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: My Car Barton, Byron
My Car
Sam describes in loving detail his car and how he drives it.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Cutest Critter Bauer, Marion Dane
The Cutest Critter
Which is the cutest critter in the land? Real-life photographs of baby bears, wolves, raccoons, and other animals lead children to the answer.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Miss Brooks Loves Books (and I Don't) Bottner, Barbara
Miss Brooks Loves Books (and I Don't)
A first-grade girl who does not like to read stubbornly resists her school librarian's efforts to convince her to love books until she finds one that might change her mind.
Easy Picture Book BOTTNER
  Cover Art: Christian the Lion Bourke, Anthony
Christian the Lion
Recounts the story of a lion cub purchased by two friends from a London department store, written from the point of view of Christian, the lion. He is ultimately sent to Kenya to be rehabilitated by George Adamson, for release into the wild.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Meeow and the Pots and Pans Braun, Sebastien
Meeow and the Pots and Pans
Bang a pot, hit a lid, beat the mixing bowls: Meeow and his friends are cooking up a musical treat! With just a little imagination and a few colorful kitchen items, they’ve created an amazing animal orchestra. This is the third title in the MEEOW series.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: One-Dog Canoe Casanova, Mary
One-Dog Canoe
A girl and her dog set out in their canoe one morning, only to be insistently joined by a series of animals, large and small.
Easy Picture Book CASANOV
  Cover Art: Little Chicken's Big Day Davis, Katie
Little Chicken's Big Day
Little Chicken is tired of being told what to do by Big Chicken, but when they become separated he misses all of the clucking.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Llama Llama Red Pajama Dewdney, Anna
Llama Llama Red Pajama
At bedtime, a little llama worries after his mother puts him to bed and goes downstairs.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Olivia Falconer, Ian
Olivia
Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Bark, George Feiffer, Jules
Bark, George
"Bark, George," says George's mother, and George goes: "Meow," which definitely isn't right, because George is a dog. And so is his mother, who repeats, "Bark, George." And George goes, "Quack, quack." What's going on with George?
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark Geist, Ken
The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark
In this spoof of The three little pigs, Mama tells her three little fish that it's time to seek their fortunes. Jim builds a house of seaweed and Tim builds a house of sand, but it's up to Kim to find the house that will stop the big bad shark's munching and crunching.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Let's Get a Pup! Said Kate Graham, Bob
Let's Get a Pup! Said Kate
When Kate and her parents visit the animal shelter, an adorable puppy charms them, but it is very hard to leave an older dog behind.
Easy Picture Book GRAHAM
  Cover Art: My Heart is Like a Zoo Hall, Michael
My Heart is Like a Zoo
Depicts in rhyming text how love can be many different things, such as eager as a beaver, steady as a yak, or silly as a seal.
Easy Picture Book HALL
  Cover Art: Cupcake : A Journey to Special Harper, Charise Mericle
Cupcake : A Journey to Special
Vanilla cupcake feels plain compared to his fancy brothers and sisters until Candle comes along and the two of them come up with ideas to become the best duo on the plate.
Easy Picture Book HARPER
  Cover Art: ABC's Harper, Charley
ABC's
Presents illustrations of a different animal for each letter of the alphabet.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Katie Loves the Kittens Himmelman, John
Katie Loves the Kittens
When Sara Ann brings home three little kittens, Katie the dog's enthusiasm frightens the kittens away, until she learns that quiet patience is sometimes needed to begin a friendship.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Wow! Said the Owl Hopgood, Tim
Wow! Said the Owl
A curious little owl decides to stay awake to find out how the things he sees at night look during the daytime.
Easy Picture Book HOPGOOD
  Cover Art: A World of Colors : Seeing Colors in a New Way Houblon, Marie
A World of Colors : Seeing Colors in a New Way
Each color (yellow, blue, green, red, orange, pink, purple, and brown) has a full page with the color name printed in large type. Facing that page is a single image containing named objects (example: orange beans). The following page asks the reader to find the same color in more photographs from all over the world.
Easy Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Say Hello! Isadora, Rachel
Say Hello!
A little girl greets people in her neighborhood in many different languages.
Easy Picture Book
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