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OUCH!
BABBITT, NATALIE (PBR 12027)
A Grimm tale of young Marco, who starts out as nobody special and ends up king. (JF, K-3)

WHEN SOPHIE GETS ANGRY - REALLY, REALLY ANGRY
BANG, MOLLY (PBR 13017)
A young girl is upset and doesn't know how to manage her anger but takes the time to cool off and regain her composure. (JF, K-3)

AND IF THE MOON COULD TALK
BANKS, KATIE (PBR 12014)
As evening progresses into nighttime, the moon looks down on a variety of nocturnal scenes, including a child getting ready for bed. (JF, K-3)

KNOCKIN' ON WOOD: STARRING PEG LEG BATES
BARASCH, LYNNE (PBR 16031)
Presents a picture book biography of Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates, an African American who lost his leg in a factory accident at the age of twelve and went on to become a world-famous tap dancer. (JNF, K-3)

BY MY BROTHER'S SIDE
BARBER, TIKI, AND RONDE BARBER (PBR 16027)
Introduces twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber, who worked hard to overcome obstacles and became National Football League stars, one as runningback for the New York Giants, the other as cornerback for the Tampa Bay Bucs. (JNF, 2-4)

NOW AND BEN
BARRETTA, GENE (PBR 17002)
Explores the many inventions of Benjamin Franklin. (JNF, 2-4)

DINOSAURS, DINOSAURS
BARTON, BYRON (PBR 08930)
In prehistoric days there were many different kinds of dinosaurs, big and small, those with spikes and those with long, sharp teeth. (JNF, K-3)

PEPPE THE LAMPLIGHTER
BARTONE, ELISA (PBR 09924)
Peppe's father is upset when he learns that Peppe has taken a job lighting the gas street lamps in his New York City neighborhood. (JF)

MOVE OVER ROVER!
BEAUMONT, KAREN (PBR 17020)
When a storm comes, Rover expects to have his doghouse all to himself. But various other animals including a skunk come to join him. (JF, Preschool-grade 2)

WEDDING OF BROWN BEAR & WHITE BEAR
BECK, MARTINE (PBR 09911)
Bear meets bear, marries bear and lives happily ever after in this book about true love that knows no complications. (JF)

NAVAJO
BEGAY, SHONTO (PBR 10038)
Collection of twenty poems accompanied by full color paintings of mountains, plateaus, deserts, and wildlife from the American Southwest and of the Native people who live there. Book begins with spiritual elements, moves on teh told stories, Begay's memor (JNF. 4-6)

RIVER
BELLAMY, DAVID (PBR 08927)
Relates how plants and creatures co-exist in a river and their struggle for survival when a man-made catastrophe strikes. (JF, 2-4)

ROADSIDE
BELLAMY, DAVID (PBR 08926)
Describes how the construction of a six-lane highway in a wilderness area disrupts the balance of nature and forces the animals there to struggle for existence. (JF, K-3)

HOSNI THE DREAMER
BEN-EZER, EHUD (PBR 11021)
Hosni, a shepherd living in the desert, finally realizes his dream of traveling to the city where he spends his gold dinar in a way which changes his life forever. (JF, K-3)

LOT OF OTTERS
BERGER, BARBARA HELEN (PBR 12012)
As a lot of otters wrestle, roll, and cavort on the water, they make such a commotion of light that Mother Moon finds her lost child. (JF)

SNIP SNAP! WHAT'S THAT?
BERGMAN, MARA (PBR 17013)
Three siblings are frightened by the wide mouth, long teeth, and strong jaws of the alligator who has crept up the stairs--until they decide they have had enough. (JF, K-3)

SALAMANDERS
BERNHARD, EMERY (PBR 10030)
A beginner's book about the many types of salamanders. (JNF, K-3)

BUSY LIZZIE
BERRY, HOLLY (PBR 10031)
Busy Lizzie claps her hands, pulls her ears, and rubs her belly in preparation for climbing into her warm bed and going to sleep. (JF)

FIRST CHRISTMAS
BIBLE (PBR 09916)
The birth of Jesus, as told in the books of Isaiah, Matthew, and Luke. (JNF)

TIGER'S STORY
BLACKFORD, HARRIET (PBR 17330)
Text and pictures describe how a tiger grows up. (JNF, K-3)

MY GRANNY WENT TO MARKET
BLACKSTONE, STELLA (PBR 16351)
A child's grandmother travels around the world, buying things in quantities that illustrate counting from one to ten. (JF, K-3)

AKIAK:A TALE FROM THE IDITAROD
BLAKE, ROBERT (PBR 12007)
Akiak the sled dog refuses to give up after being injured during the Iditarod sled dog race. (JF)

PADDINGTON
BOND, MICHAEL (PBR 17337)
Adopting for their own the lost bear they find in Paddington Station, the Browns have some exciting first moments with him. (JF)

SONG WITHIN MY HEART
BOUCHARD, DAVID (PBR 15050)
A young First Nations boy is preparing for his first pow-wow. The young boy's Nokum -- his beloved grandmother -- guides him throught the events of the day and helps him to understand what the singing and dancing are about. (JNF, 2-4)

GOAT LADY
BREGOLI, JANE (PBR 17007)
Tells the story of an elderly French-Canadian woman who lived in Massachusetts and raised goats to provide milk for people who needed it. (JNF, 2-4)

DAISY COMES HOME
BRETT, JAN (PBR 14031)
Daisy, an unhappy hen in China, floats down the river in a basket and has an adventure. (JF, K-3)

ON NOAH'S ARK
BRETT, JAN (PBR 15038)
Noah's granddaughter helps him bring the animals onto the ark, calm them down, and get them to sleep. (JF, K-3)

TOWN MOUSE, COUNTRY MOUSE
BRETT, JAN (PBR 11027)
After trading houses, the country mice and the town mice discover there's no place like home. (JF, 2-4)

TROUBLE WITH TROLLS
BRETT, JAN (PBR 08979)
While climbing Mt. Baldy, Treva outwits some trolls who want to steal her dog. (JF)

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
BROTHERS GRIMM (PBR 11014)
A little girl meets a hungry wolf in the forest while on her way to visit her sick grandmother. (JF, K-3)

ARTHUR MEETS THE PRESIDENT
BROWN, MARC (PBR 09947)
Arthur's essay wins a contest and he has to read it to the President in a special ceremony at the White House. (JF, K-3)

ARTHUR'S BIRTHDAY
BROWN, MARC (PBR 09949)
Their friends must decide which party to attend when Francine schedules her birthday party for the same day as Arthur's birthday party. (JF)

ARTHUR'S CHICKEN POX
BROWN, MARC (PBR 10005)
Arthur the aardvark catches chicken pox a week before he is supposed to go to the circus. (JF, 3-5)

ARTHUR'S FAMILY VACATION
BROWN, MARC (PBR 09940)
Arthur is unhappy about going on vacation with his family, but he shows them how to make the best of a bad situation when they end up stuck in a motel because of rain. (JF, 2-4)

ARTHUR'S FIRST SLEEPOVER
BROWN, MARC (PBR 10004)
Rumors about sightings of an alien space ship create excitement when Arthur's friends come to spend the night. (JF, 2-4)

GOLDEN EGG BOOK
BROWN, MARGARET WISE (PBR 17249)
A lonely little bunny finds an egg and wonders what is inside. While the bunny naps, a baby duck hatches from the egg. When the bunny wakes up, his egg is gone -- but he has a new friend. (JF, K-3)

GOODNIGHT MOON
BROWN, MARGARET WISE (PBR 13012)
Goodnight to each of the objects in the great green room: goodnight chairs, goodnight comb, goodnight air. (JF, K-3)

LITTLE ISLAND
BROWN, MARGARET WISE (PBR 16004)
Depicts the changes that occur on a small island as the seasons come and go, as day changes to night, and as a storm approaches. (JF, K-3)

PUSSYCAT'S CHRISTMAS
BROWN, MARGARET WISE (PBR 10049)
Pussycat knows Christmas is coming, plays in the snow, and watches the Christmas preparations. (JF, K-3)

TWO LITTLE TRAINS
BROWN, MARGARET WISE (PBR 14004)
Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug, on their way West. (JF, K-3)

CRAZY HORSE'S VISION
BRUCHAC, JOSEPH (PBR 13064)
A story based on the life of the dedicated young Lakota boy who grew up to be one of the bravest defenders of his people. (JNF)

FIRST STRAWBERRIES
BRUCHAC, JOSEPH (PBR 09943)
A quarrel between the first man and the first woman is reconciled when the Sun causes strawberries to grow out of the earth. (JF, K-3)

GREAT BALL GAME
BRUCHAC, JOSEPH (PBR 10047)
Bat, who has both wings and teeth, plays an important part in a game between the Birds and the Animals to decide which group is better. (JF, K-3)

THIRTEEN MOONS ON A TURTLE'S BACK
BRUCHAC, JOSEPH (PBR 08981)
Celebrates the seasons of the year through poems from the legends of such Native American tribes as the Cherokee, Cree, and Sioux. (JNF)

BEAUTIFUL BLACKBIRD
BRYAN, ASHLEY (PBR 16028)
In a story of the Ila people, the colorful birds of Africa ask Blackbird, whom they think is the most beautiful of birds, to decorate them with some of his "blackening brew." (JNF, K-3)

SMOKY NIGHT
BUNTING, EVE (PBR 09937)
When the Los Angeles riots break out in the streets of their neighborhood, a young boy and his mother learn the values of getting along with others no matter what their background or nationality. (JF)

WALL
BUNTING, EVE (PBR 08959)
A Boy and his father come from far away to visit the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington and find the name of the boy's grandfather, who was killed in the conflict. (JF)

HERCULES
BURLEIGH, ROBERT (PBR 12049)
Retells the story of the final, and most difficult, labor of Hercules, known as Heracles in Greek mythology, in which he must go to Underworld and bring back the three-headed dog, Cerberus. (JNF, K-3)

FINN MACCOUL & HIS FEARLESS WIFE
BYRD, ROBERT (PBR 12034)
With the help of his brave and clever wife, Finn MacCoul bests the fearsome giant, Cucullin. (JNF, 3-5)

HERO AND THE MINATAUR
BYRD, ROBERT (PBR 17008)
The story of Prince Theseus and the trials that befall him when he vows to become a hero. (JNF)

 
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