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Hillenbrand ALL FOR A DIME is the newest Bear and Mole story from Will Hillenbrand!
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Author PhotoWill Hillenbrand talks about his fourth book in the Bear and Mole series, ALL FOR A DIME!
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Tantalizing New Fall Books!

VINCENT PAINTS HIS HOUSE
by Tedd Arnold


In this playful homage to Vincent van Gogh, Vincent is ready to paint his house. The only problem is that all his friends want him to use different colors. With a little creativity—and a lot of color—Vincent does a brilliant job!

"Recommended." School Library Journal

"So very Van Gogh and so very satisfying!."— Kirkus Reviews

E-book available

PICTURE BOOK

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My Dog, Bob
by Richard Torrey
Richard Torrey, Illustrator

Although Bob loses the best dog contest, he is a dog unlike any other—he cooks breakfast for himself and his family, drives the family car and digs for dinosaur bones with a paleontologist!

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PICTURE BOOK

Is That a Cat?
by Tim Hamilton
Tim Hamilton, Illustrator

Zaniness abounds in this picture book about a series of mistaken identities. Several animals, an elf, and a bird-watcher are all searching for different things, but what they find at the end of a wacky chain of events is even better!

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PICTURE BOOK

Mousetropolis
by R. Gregory Christie
R. Gregory Christie, Illustrator

In this reimagining of the classic Aesop fable, City Mouse and his cousin, Country Mouse, exchange visits and, although they find many things to like in each other's homes, they quickly learn that each prefers the familiarity of his own dwelling.

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PICTURE BOOK

Stormstruck!
by John Macfarlane

To save his aging Labrador retriever, twelve-year-old Sam sets sail with his dog in a boat. But as the pair battle one danger after another, Sam must finally face the real grief he has been trying to escape—his brother's death in Afghanistan.

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The Safest Lie
by Angela Cerrito

In this historical novel set in 1940, nine-year-old Anna Bauman, separated from her family and smuggled out of the Warsaw ghetto, struggles to both hide and hold onto her Jewish identity.

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Classroom Picks . . . Preschool Picture Books from Jane Cabrera!
Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
by Jane Cabrera
Jane Cabrera, Illustrator

A girl who can't seem to stop knitting and a sheep who just can't say no star in this new rendition of the well-loved nursery song. Sheet music included.

CCSS:
L.1.1, 1b, 1f, 1g, 1h, 1j, 2, 2a, 2b, 2e
W.1.3, 5, 6, 8
RF.1.1, 1a, 2, 2b, 2d, 3, 3b, 3e,4, 4b
SL.1.1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2-6
RL.1.1-7, 9, 10
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The author's playful renditions of classic nursery rhymes are the perfect storytime read-alouds! Check out more of this month's Classroom Picks here.