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Alone like me

"When Liling moves from her home in the mountains of China to the big city, her parents cannot afford to send her to school, and she spends her days with her mother, wishing she had a friend--until she sees a girl in a yellow coat, who lives in the next building, comes from a different mountain, and is happy to be Liling's friend"--OCLC.

Nola's scribbles save the day

"Nola loves to draw wherever she goes. No one understands her magical markings, so she tries to "fix" her art. When she draws a blank and falls right into the black page, she finds other creators who are stuck too. Can they create a way out together?"--.

Pick a pumpkin

"One of the most loved Halloween traditions is visiting a pumpkin patch and picking out the perfect pumpkin! Once you bring your pumpkin home, invite your friends and family to form a carving crew and help you turn that perfect pumpkin into--a grinning, glowing jack-o'-lantern"--OCLC.

The very true legend of the Mongolian death worms

"A funny picture book celebrating the universal truth about wanting to be loved just as you are, fangs and all, inspired by the real-life legend of Mongolian Death Worms. Like the ongoing search for Big Foot and the Loch Ness Monster, scientists have searched the Gobi Desert for these giant worms. Reported sightings claim that their skin is blood red; their fangs razor sharp. The worms are supposedly poisonous and electrifying . . . or are they?"--Provided by publisher.

Sloth sleeps over

"Sloth is having her first sleepover at her best friend Paloma's house, but when she finds out at that Paloma plans to stay up all night, sleep-loving Sloth realizes she must find a way to stay awake"--OCLC.

Rot, the cutest in the world!

Rot, a mutant potato, enters a "Cutest in the World" contest but worries when he sees his competition.

One chicken nugget

"Everybody knows monsters love chicken nuggets, but Frank loved them more than most. This is a problem if you happen to sell chicken nuggets, and Celeste sells the finest nuggets around. But Frank scares her other customers away, so she's forced to cook up an eating contest of monstrous proportions to get rid of him. If Frank wins, Celeste will make him free chicken nuggets for life. But if he loses, he must leave and never return"--Provided by publisher.

The giggles are coming

"A couple of friends can't keep from laughing during the first day of school and are worried what their teacher will think if they can't avoid the giggles in the middle of class"--Provided by publisher.

Please please the bees

"Life is sweet for Benedict. Every morning he wakes up to find jars of fresh honey on his back porch. He makes honey toast for breakfast, bakes honey cake in the afternoon, and drinks honey tea before bed. But one day, the jars on Benedict's porch are empty. The bees in his backyard have gone on strike! They are tired of doing all the work around the hive. What can Benedict do to make the bees happy and bring sweetness back to his days?"--Provided by publisher.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Presents an illustrated look at the life and career of United States Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.


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