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  • 10:56 Lilly's Big Day by: Kevin Henkes

    What is the single most thrilling thing that could happen to Lilly in her whole entire life? Her favorite teacher, Mr. Slinger, is getting married, and Lilly is going to be his flower girl! Well, Lilly, thinks she is going to be his flower girl. It turns out that Mr. Slinger's niece Ginger is the official flower girl. But Lilly wasn't called "the Scarlett O'Hara of the elementary school set" without reason. This award-winning and beautifully illustrated picture book about friendship, perseverance, loyalty, love, weddings, and family is the companion to the bestselling classic, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse.

    Uploaded Jun 16, 2020
  • Fancy Nancy Poison Ivy Expert4:49 Fancy Nancy Poison Ivy Expert by: Jane O'Connor

    When Nancy picks flowers for Ms. Glass's surprise party, she is overjoyed—until she discovers an unpleasant surprise of her own! How could Nancy, practically a poison ivy expert, come down with something so unfancy?

    Uploaded Jun 16, 2020
  • Old Tom5:05 Old Tom by: Leigh Hobbs

    Old Tom's owner, Angela Throgmorton, has been invited to tea. Not just any tea: tea with the queen! So Angela brushes up on her manners and insists that her rebellious cat, Old Tom, do the same. This hilarious chapter book introduces Old Tom, his outrageously bad behavior, and his honest but ill-fated attempts to be good. Hilarious mishaps and outrageous mayhem ensue at the palace, only to end with a scandal of Old Tom proportions!

    Uploaded Jun 16, 2020
  • Wemberly Worried4:28 Wemberly Worried by: Kevin Henkes

    Wemberly worried about spilling her juice, about shrinking in the bathtub, even about snakes in the radiator. She worried morning, noon, and night. "Worry, worry, worry," her family said. "Too much worry." And Wemberly worried about one thing most of all: her first day of school. But when she meets a fellow worrywart in her class, Wemberly realizes that school is too much fun to waste time worrying!

    Uploaded Jun 16, 2020
  • The Duckling Gets a Cookie2:22 The Duckling Gets a Cookie by: Mo Willems

    Much to the chagrin of Pigeon, little Duckling uses very polite manners to request a cookie, and actually gets one. Filled with righteous fury, Pigeon loses his temper and complains bitterly about this terrible state of affairs. However, things aren't what they seem, and Duckling has a secret plan!

    Uploaded Jun 16, 2020
  • The Bad Luck Penny6:50 The Bad Luck Penny by: Jane O'Connor

    A young boy finds a bright and shiny penny that he becomes convinced is a good-luck piece, and indeed the coin does make his wishes come true, but not in the way he expects.

    Uploaded Jun 16, 2020
  • Fancy Nancy Too Many Tutus4:56 Fancy Nancy Too Many Tutus By: Jane O'Connor

    Fancy Nancy's closet is bulging (that's a fancy way of saying it won't close). Nancy's mom thinks she should give away some of her tutus—but Nancy knows a fancy girl can never have too many tutus! But when Ms. Glass tells her class they will have a fancy swap-and-shop at school, will Nancy bring in some tutus to trade? And what happens when she finds the tutu of her dreams?

    Uploaded Jun 16, 2020
  • The Day the Crayons Quit8:15 The Day the Crayons Quit by: Drew Daywalt

    Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking—each believes he is the true color of the sun.

    What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best?

    Uploaded Jun 16, 2020
  • The Principal from the Black Lagoon3:60 The Principal from the Black Lagoon by: Mike Thaler

    It's another scary day at the Black Lagoon. . . .

    Hubie has been sent to the principal's office, and he's scared! Does Mrs. Green really feed kids to the alligator she keeps in her office? Does she really keep kids locked in cages under her desk? Will Hubie be able to hear kids screaming for help from down the hall?

    Anticipation turns a trip to the principal's office into a playfully frightening adventure!

    Uploaded Jun 16, 2020
  • 9:38 The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by: Drew Daywalt

    “Long ago, in an ancient and distant realm called the Kingdom of Backyard, there lived a warrior named Rock.” Rock travels far and wide searching for an adversary that might best him. The clothespin fails in battle, and the tangy sweetness of the apricot is easily squashed. Meanwhile, in the Empire of Mom’s Home Office and the Kitchen Realm, respectively, Paper and Scissors set out on similar quests. Each trounces every foe. The likes of Computer Printer cannot stand against Paper (paper jam!). And the Dinosaur-Shaped Chicken Nuggets are snipped into submission by Scissors. Then Rock meets Scissors and thrashes her. She is pleased, but Rock feels he might never find his challenger until Paper arrives, uttering the fighting words “Hi there.”

    Uploaded Jun 18, 2019
  • 6:40 Corduroy by: Don Freeman

    Corduroy is a story about a teddy bear that waits every day for someone to come into the department store and take him home. One day a little girl named Lisa wants to buy him, but her mother points out that he is missing one of the buttons on his overalls. That night he decides to explore the department store in search of a button. He doesn't find a button, but the next day he finds friendship and a home.

    Uploaded Jun 18, 2019
  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus3:50 Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by: Mo Willems

    In "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus," a bus driver begins the story by expressing to readers the importance of not letting the pigeon drive the bus while he is gone. However, the persuasive pigeon spends the entirety of the book trying to talk us into letting him drive the bus.

    Uploaded Jun 18, 2019