Book Horoscopes: September 2015

CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS

aries
ARIES
SHEEP IN A JEEP | NANCY SHAW
Follows a group of hapless sheep as they careen through treacherous landscapes in a jeep.
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TAURUS
THE STORY OF FERDINAND | MUNRO LEAF
Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls.
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GEMINI
HELLO, TWINS | CHARLOTTE VOAKE
In a celebration of individuality and sibling relationships, twins Charlotte and Simon, who couldn’t be more different, love each other just the way they are! By the author of Ginger.
cancer
CANCER
CRABBY CRAB | CHRISTOPHER RASCHKA
Crabby Crab, unhappy about the way he looks and moves, is surprised to learn that he is loved just the way he is.
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LEO
THE LION & THE MOUSE | JERRY PINKNEY
In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle.
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VIRGO
THERE’S A PRINCESS IN THE PALACE | ZOE B. ALLEY
Cinderella, Snow White, and three other well-known princesses share a surprising connection in these fairy tale retellings presented in comic book format.
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LIBRA
HOW LONG OR HOW WIDE? | BRIAN P. CLEARY
A rhyming text filled with funny examples explains how to use and compare metric and U.S. customary units of length as well as introduces the tools of measurement, such as rulers and yardsticks.
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SCORPIO
DANGEROUSLY EVER AFTER | DASHKA SLATER
A feisty princess with a garden said to be the most dangerous in the world makes a new friend when a shy prince gives her some rather unusual seeds.
sagittarius
SAGITTARIUS
ROBIN HOOD AND THE GOLDEN ARROW | ROBERT D. SAN SOUCI
Retells, in easy text, of the Sheriff of Nottingham’s plot to hold an archery contest in order to capture the outlaw Robin Hood, but Robin and his band of merry men arrive in disguise with a plan of their own.
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CAPRICORN
HUCK RUNS AMUCK! | SEAN TAYLOR
The residents of North Skettykolk are no match for a visiting mountain goat with an enormous appetite for flowers.
aquarius
AQUARIUS
THEY CALLED HER MOLLY PITCHER | ANNE ROCKWELL
Standing by her husband’s side as he fought in George Washington’s army, Molly learned a great deal about the way the soldiers fought, thus when her husband was injured and no one was able to man the cannon, Molly jumped into action and took on the job.
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PISCES
THE POUT-POUT FISH | DEBORAH DIESON
As the pout-pout fish swims along in the ocean, he discovers that being glum and spreading the “dreary wearies” isn’t much fun anymore — especially when his true destiny is revealed!

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Abby is the Public Communications Specialist for JMRL.

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