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  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

    Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Eric Carle
    Format:   Board book
    Publisher:   Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (1996, Sep 15th).
    Pages:   32

    A treasured classic in an all-new format! Nearly 30 years--and more than 2.5 million copies--after its conception, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? remains one of the most beloved children’s books of all time. Now, this charming tale is available in a board book format--just right for the tiniest hands. Full color. more

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  • Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny!

    Duck & Goose, Here Comes the Easter Bunny!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tad Hills
    Format:   Board book
    Publisher:   Schwartz & Wade; Brdbk edition (2012, Jan 24th).
    Pages:   22

    Duck & Goose are back! New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate spring in this sturdy board book. Duck & Goose have lots of ideas about how to find the Easter Bunny, but will they succeed? Preschoolers won't be able to resist this latest board book featuring Duck & Goose, lots of colorful eggs, and the Easter Bunny. more

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  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lois Ehlert
    Format:   Board book
    Publisher:   Little Simon; Brdbk edition (2012, Aug 28th).
    Pages:   36

    The complete edition of the bestselling children’s favorite, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, is now available as a Classic Board Book!A told B and B told C,“I’ll meet you at the topof the coconut tree.”     When all the letters of the alphabet race one another up the coconut tree, will there be enough room?Of course there is always enough room for this rollicking alphabet chant that has been a children’s favorite for more than twenty years! Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault’s rhythmic text keeps the beat with Caldecott Honor illustrator Lois Ehlert’s bold, cheerful art. This winning combination has created a series of enduring Chicka Chicka favorites, and now, for the first time ever, the complete edition of the original Chicka Chicka Boom Boom story is available as a Classic Board Book. more

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  • Duck & Goose, Goose Needs a Hug

    Duck & Goose, Goose Needs a Hug

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tad Hills
    Format:   Board book
    Publisher:   Schwartz & Wade; Brdbk edition (2012, Dec 26th).
    Pages:   22

    Duck & Goose are back in this sturdy board book, perfect for preschoolers! And this time, New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Tad Hills brings our favorite feathered friends out to celebrate Valentine's Day. What does Goose need more than anything this Valentine's Day? A hug from a good friend. more

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  • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

    Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Elton John
    Format:   Audio CD
    Publisher:   Island (1996, Feb 20th).
    Pages:   


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  • S.

    S.

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   J. J. Abrams
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Mulholland Books (2013, Oct 29th).
    Pages:   464

    One book. Two readers. A world of mystery, menace, and desire. A young woman picks up a book left behind by a stranger. Inside it are his margin notes, which reveal a reader entranced by the story and by its mysterious author. She responds with notes of her own, leaving the book for the stranger, and so begins an unlikely conversation that plunges them both into the unknown. The book: Ship of Theseus, the final novel by a prolific but enigmatic writer named V.M. Straka, in which a man with no past is shanghaied onto a strange ship with a monstrous crew and launched onto a disorienting and perilous journey. The writer: Straka, the incendiary and secretive subject of one of the world’s greatest mysteries, a revolutionary about whom the world knows nothing apart from the words he wrote and the rumors that swirl around him. more

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  • Big Girl Panties

    Big Girl Panties

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Fran Manushkin
    Format:   Board book
    Publisher:   Robin Corey Books; Brdbk edition (2012, Sep 11th).
    Pages:   24

    Big Girl Panties! features a light, positive approach to motivate toddlers to become toilet trained. What could be more rewarding for a little girl than wearing big girl panties, just like mommy? Adult caregivers and toddlers alike will love the snappy, rhyming text and colorful, hip illustrations. Valeria Petrone's stylized artwork ensures that this commercial yet heartwarming book will have a special place on little girls' favorite bookshelves. Soon they'll all be saying, "Bye, bye diapers!" more

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  • The End of Your Life Book Club

    The End of Your Life Book Club

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Will Schwalbe
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Vintage; Reprint edition (2013, Jun 4th).
    Pages:   352

    An Entertainment Weekly and BookPage Best Book of the YearDuring her treatment for cancer, Mary Anne Schwalbe and her son Will spent many hours sitting in waiting rooms together. To pass the time, they would talk about the books they were reading. Once, by chance, they read the same book at the same time—and an informal book club of two was born. Through their wide-ranging reading, Will and Mary Anne—and we, their fellow readers—are reminded how books can be comforting, astonishing, and illuminating, changing the way that we feel about and interact with the world around us. A profoundly moving memoir of caregiving, mourning, and love—The End of Your Life Book Club is also about the joy of reading, and the ways that joy is multiplied when we share it with others. more

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  • Airplane Flight!: A Lift-the-Flap Adventure

    Airplane Flight!: A Lift-the-Flap Adventure

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Susanna Leonard Hill
    Format:   Board book
    Publisher:   Little Simon; Brdbk edition (2009, Sep 8th).
    Pages:   12

    In the cockpit Captain Bright Makes sure everything works right. Wing flaps open. Wing flaps close. Lights shine bright on tail and nose. Susanna Leonard Hill's rhythmic text and Ana Martin Larranaga's simple but enticing art will take young readers on an exciting airplane ride! Kids can lift the10 flaps throughout the book to make their flying and reading experience more fun! Fasten your seatbelt and fly above the sky with this interactive book that's shaped like an airplane. This format is perfect for young children who are going on a plane for the first to one-hundredth time! more

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  • Murderville 3: The Black Dahlia

    Murderville 3: The Black Dahlia

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ashley & JaQuavis
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Cash Money Content; Original edition (2013, Jul 23rd).
    Pages:   336

    IN THIS FINAL INSTALLMENT OF THE MURDERVILLE SAGA, ASHLEY AND JAQUAVIS BRING YOU THE GRIT, TREACHERY, AND STREET PERSPECTIVE THAT THEY HAVE BECOME LEGENDARY FOR. THIS THRILLING PAGE-TURNER INTRODUCES THE STORY OF THE BLACK DAHL­IA AND HER BLOODSTAINED ASCENT TO POWER. AFTER ESTABLISHING A CON­NECTION WITH “THE FIVE FAMILIES,” DAHLIA BECOMES LITERALLY UNTOUCH­ABLE. HER BRAZEN TACTICS AND MAFIA-STYLE ANTICS BECOME INFAMOUS AS SHE IS SET TO TAKE OVER THE COUNTRY’S BLACK MARKET. BUT THERE IS ONLY ONE THING STILL STANDING IN HER WAY - SHE IS A WOMAN. THE COMPETI­TION DOESN’T RESPECT HER SO DAHLIA SETS OUT ON A BLOODY MISSION TO ENSURE THE PROTECTION OF HER NEW KINGDOM. LIBERTY HAS RELOCATED TO HER HOMETOWN ONLY TO GET A KNOCK ON THE DOOR BY A MAN SHE HASN’T SEEN IN YEARS. more

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