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I love my hat by Douglas Florian ; illustrated by Paige Keiser
Pete the Cat: I love my white shoes by story by Eric Litwin (aka Mr. Eric) ; art by James Dean — This is a pretty easy story to memorize and pull out in the grocery line, at bathtime, or anytime the little ones are getting squirrely.
Clothesline clues to jobs people do by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook ; illustrated by Andy Robert Davies
Jim Gill sings The sneezing song and other contagious tunes [sound recording] by Gill, Jim — A round of Silly Dance Contest is always a welcome treat.
Blue moo [sound recording]: 17 jukebox hits from way back never by lyrics by Sandra Boynton ; music by Boynton & Ford — The One Shoe Blues is a great song, whether you have a parachute or not.
Station eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. The first author tour is coming up this week, October 5, with events scheduled in Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Lansing. For Emily St. John Mandel's full schedule please visit the 2015-2016 Great Michigan Read website.
The constable's tale: a novel of colonial America by Donald Smith
Once in a great city: a Detroit story by David Maraniss
Resorting to murder: holiday mysteries by edited by Martin Edwards
Time and navigation: the untold story of getting from here to there by Andrew K. Johnston, Roger D. Connor, Carlene E. Stephens, Paul E. Ceruzzi
The big bad book of Bill Murray: a critical appreciation of the worlds's finest actor by Robert Schnakenberg
500 nations: an illustrated history of North American Indians by Alvin M. Josephy, Jr. ; based on a documentary filmscript by Jack Leustig, Roberta Grossman, Lee Miller, and William Morgan with contributions by John M.D. Pohl
Daily life of Native Americans from post-Columbian through nineteenth-century America by Alice Nash and Christoph Strobel
Yeti and the bird by written and illustrated by Nadia Shireen
Frankenstein makes a sandwich by Adam Rex
Oh no, Little Dragon! by [by Jim Averbeck]
Can you make a scary face? by Jan Thomas
I'm trying to love spiders: (it isn't easy.) by words & pictures by Bethany Barton
Bee dance by Rick Chrustowski
Step gently out by poem by Helen Frost ; photographs by Rick Lieder
A stick is an excellent thing: poems celebrating outdoor play by Marilyn Singer ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Scare a bear by written by Kathy-jo Wargin ; illustrated by John Bendall-Brunello
Quiet night by Marilyn Singer ; illustrated by John Manders
Touch the brightest star by Christie Matheson
Rocketship run [sound recording] by the Laurie Berkner Band
Amulet. Vol. 1. The stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi
Secret Coders by Yang, Gene Luen/ Holmes, Mike (ILT)
Mouse Guard. Vol. 1. Fall 1152 by story & art by David Petersen
Legends of Zita the spacegirl by [text and illustrations by Ben Hatke]
Target practice by Mike Maihack
Artemis Fowl: the graphic novel by adapted by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin ; art by Giovanni Rigano ; color by Paolo Lamanna
The body in the kelp by Katherine Hall Page. The purchase of a beautiful handmade quilt at an estate auction lovingly constructed by wealthy, deceased, and detested Matilda Prescott, turns out to be quite a bargain indeed -- especially when transplanted, New York caterer Faith Sibley Fairchild discovers it to be a map to the old woman's hidden treasure.
A deadly grind by Victoria Hamilton. A Hoosier to die for? When vintage cookware and cookbook collector Jaymie Leighton spies an original 1920s Hoosier brand kitchen cabinet at an estate auction, it's love at first sight until someone is murdered.
Dying on the vine by Peter King. And the main course is... murder. Animated by a passion for food, wine and justice, Harper Goodwin, the Gourmet Detective travels to Provence to investigate a shadowy business deal between two vineyards. But before he can even sample the delights of Pate de Grives on triangles of hot, crisp toast, he encounters a corpse leaning against a cart in the vineyard.
SuperMensch [videodisc]: the legend of Shep Gordon. Recounts the career and times of talent manager and Hollywood insider Shep Gordon, told through interviews with Shep Gordon himself as well as Alice Cooper, Emeril Lagasse, Michael Douglas, Anne Murray and many of his other clients and friends. Mike Myers directed this film.
Birders [videodisc]: the Central Park effect. A look at the vast variety of wild birds which can be found in Manhattan's Central Park and the birdwatchers who flock to the park to see them.