Haunted House, Haunted Mouse!  by Judy Cox

Sour balls! Gumdrops! Chocolate! Mouse is stunned as he watches goblins and skeletons and ghosts collect candy. He wants to go trick-or-treating too, so when the little bitty ghost drops her sack, Mouse scrambles inside. Now he’s in for a harrowing Halloween adventure! 

A Warrior Prince for God by Kelly Chapman

“Once upon a real time there lived a boy named Luke. He dreamed of being a mighty warrior who was brave and courageous. But there was just one problem. He was afraid…”

Eli’s Lie-O-Meter by Sandra Levins

Eli knows the difference between pretending and the real facts. Pretending is what he does when he orbits the earth, and the real facts are what actually happen. Sometimes in REAL life, keeping to the facts is hard for Eli. With the help of his parents and the super-deluxe Lie-O-Meter 2.0, Eli learns about the consequences of his fibs and the value of telling the truth.

One Is A Feast for Mouse by Judy Cox

After a human family finishes their Thanksgiving dinner, Mouse is overjoyed to discover the leftovers, starting with a “teensy-tiny” pea: “One will be a feast for me.” Mouse gathers more scavenged treats, from cranberries to a whole pie slice, until he builds a huge stack. When Cat, who is also hungry, startles Mouse, the precariously piled food goes flying, and Mouse scurries back to safety, without his festive treats. Happily, though, the original pea is still reachable, and with renewed appreciation, Mouse enjoys a modest holiday meal.

April Fool, Phyllis! by Susanna Leonard Hill

It might be April Fools' Day, but Punxsutawney Phyllis knows that winter isn’t over yet. Her infallible instincts tell her that a blizzard is brewing. Too bad no one will believe her. Luckily Phyllis uses a combination of common sense and uncommon abilities to lead the April Fools' Day treasure hunters back to safety when the storm comes on quickly. Once again Phyllis gets the last laugh in this buoyant holiday tale.

Cinco de Mouse-O! by Judy Cox

On the fifth of May, Mouse wakes to the smell of delicious foods and follows his nose until he discovers a festive scene: bright flags, children playing, mariachis, and people shouting, “Viva Mexico!” After being stalked by a cat and nearly trampled by enthusiastic children, Mouse still ends the day triumphantly, having experienced the fun of Cinco de Mayo.

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Lights Out Shabbat by Sarene Shulimson

A snowstorm in Georgia brings a very special Shabbat to a little boy and his grandparents.

Punxsutawney Phyllis by Susanna Leonard Hill

When groundhog Phyllis grows up, she wants to be Punxsutawney Phil, the official weather forecaster on Groundhog Day. Unfortunately, as her family points out, Punxsutawney Phil has never been a girl. Phyllis knows she can do the job, though, and when she wakes on February 2, and recognizes the signs of an early spring that her old uncle Phil misses, everyone realizes her dreams aren’t so farfetched.

The Runaway Garden by Jeffrey L. Schatzer

What made the snap beans snap? How did the berries get into a jam? What happened to the cauliflower’s head? Read along as Grandpa spins a tale about the night that all the plants in the garden get up and run away. At first they think running away is fun, but it isn’t long before things go terribly wrong.

Our Walk in the Woods by Charity Nebbe 

Nothing is more fun than a walk in the woods on a sunny spring day. Abby and her dog Kirby get up early every Saturday to explore the hills above the river, but they don’t always see things quite the same. Abby likes to smell the lovely spring flowers. Kirby likes to chase the small animals he smells along the way. Abby checks out the animal footprints in the mud. Kirby loves to burrow in the dirt. Although they may not always agree, they’ll walk in the woods again tomorrow.

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I’m Really Not Tired by Lori Sunshine

Samuel McKay has devised a plan to find out what really goes on in his house after bedtime—he waits until Dad has shut the light before tiptoeing out of his room with his trusted furry accomplice, Petey Bear, determined to find the truth. Sam imagines fish swimming in the bathroom pipes, a thousand toy trains in the basement, a zoo in the guest room, and a rocket in Dad’s parking place.

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** Starred Review ** Publishers Weekly