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Ets, Marie Hall
A curious boy finds an animal talent contest in the middle of the forest. Since none of the animals could laugh, the little boy wins the contest.

Marino, Dorothy
On his way camping, Buzzy meets three different creatures and learns how they do certain things. This helps him find his way home.

Anno, Mitsumasa
Look carefully at every page because animals, birds, and people are hidden in the pictures.

Marino, Dorothy
Buzzy Bear goes south with the birds, but realizes he forgot some important articles. He goes back home, becomes tired, and decides to take a long winter's nap.

Asch, Frank
Bear thinks the rainbow he sees is a fire in the sky. Bear experiences many new things when he tries to put out the fire.

Stenmark, Victoria
The song of a very cheerful chick cannot be stopped, even after becoming lunch. Soon the fox, the wolf, and the bear are all singing his happy song.

Gundersheimer, Karen
A tiny person plays with different objects as she learns about colors.

Marino, Dorothy
Buzzy bear wants to see his first snow fall. He helps the little woodland creatures and birds get food and then makes a surprise for his father when he returns home.

Asch, Frank
Bear and Little Bird play a game of hide-and-seek. Later in the evening, Bear plays a game with the moon.

London, Jonathan
The ways of wild animals are vividly described with beautiful poetry.

Johnston, Tony
Desert activities are not done when the sun goes down. The bats come out of their cave at night to hunt and move from their daily slumber. The coyote howls alone as the moon shines above. The insects search for sweet fruit. The desert holds many secrets for those who listen to the song.

Calmenson, Stephanie
Mr. Panda opens his restaurant and the animals come in by one's, two's, all the way to ten's to dine in his restaurant, Panda Palace. After all the patrons are seated and the restaurant is full, one more guest arrives, a tiny mouse. Will Mr. Panda be able to find room for him?

Lindman, Maj
Flicka, Ricka, and Dicka offer to care for their Aunt's hens while she is away. One of the hens disappear and the girls find her and a great surprise!

Drescher, Henrik
Mr. and Mrs. Cranebill found a basket on their doorstep with a baby in it. The baby had an unusually long nose. After some time, the baby turned into a stork and flew away.

Hest, Amy
Baby duck dislikes her new eyeglasses. She believes they look bad and hinder her ability to play. Her grandpa convinces her that her glasses are not so terrible after all.

Raskin, Ellen
A pig, a parrot, and a monkey try to have tea, but their tea party is ruined by a rain storm. They all come up with ideas to solve the problem, but only one works.

Rylant, Cynthia
A scarecrow is more than just borrowed parts to make up a man. This scarecrow gets to see everything from vegetables growing to all the different animals that surround him. He sees how many of the simple things in life are the greatest.

Parker, Vic
Where's all that music coming from?It's bear doing his bearobics!Everyone wants to get in on the action, so kangaroos start hopping, penguins start sliding, and ants start marching. Soon everyone is doing that cool bearobics thing.

Cherry, Lynne
A man begins to chop the Kapok tree down but then falls asleep. All the animals and creatures of the rainforest persuade the man while he is asleep to save the tree.



Crews, Nina
Have you ever been bored on a rainy day?Follow these two young girls on an exciting adventure with their imaginations and a magic map. Just as the magical map ends their rainy day doldrums, their mother tells them the sun is out and it's time to go to the park.

Sundin-Wickman
Andreas, Matt, and Ruff are great friends who do everything together. When Ruff runs off, Matt and Andreas use clever thinking and courage to find their dog.

Hartman, Gail
The eagle has its favorite place to go, just like the rabbit, crow, horse, and seagull. All the animals do different things during their daily routines, but live in harmony under the same sky.

Ross, Tony
A wolf goes to a hen's house to eat her up. She tells him she will make him some Stone Soup first. While she makes the soup and he waits, she has him do her chores. Finally, he realizes that she tricks him and he leaves.

Lionni, Leo
The field mice and birds compete for the bright red berries. The birds usually get the berries first and this angers the mice, especially Nicolas. One day, Nicolas is swooped up by a big, mean bird and dropped into a nest of nice birds that bring him berries and they share stories. He returns to tell the other mice that not all birds are bad.


Lively, Penelope
Frog wants to find a new home where he can jump. While exploring the garden the frog encounters some dangers. Thanks to the dragonfly, the frog makes it to the pond- the perfect place for any frog to live!

Carlstrom, Nancy White
Jesse Bear discovers many objects and animals that can get wet while he is trying to stay dry. Jesse Bear's parents buy him a pool so he can get all wet splashing.

Nygaard, Elizabeth
The snakes of Snake Alley love their snake band. The snakes hiss and bop their tails to make a great sound together. One summer day, a cricket, frog, fish, bird, and turtle tell the littlest snake that they would like to be in a band and demonstrate their unique sounds. Snake only wants to be with his snake band until he realizes that they never sound different at all and maybe it would be nice to have the other musicians in the snake band too. The other snakes do not like his idea, so the littlest snake starts his own band with the cricket, frog, fish, bird, and turtle.

Hutchins, Pat
A rabbit is going to have a surprise party. He tells the owl that he is going to have a surprise party and the owl misunderstood what the rabbit said. The owl passes the misunderstood message on to others and everyone becomes confused.

Polacco, Patricia
Naomi is an Amish girl whose elders have told her that it is very important to be plain and simple. Naomi becomes very scared when her egg hatches into a fancy, little bird.

Hamanaka, Sheila
A girl uses her imagination to become a tiger, dolphin, horse, jaguar, and wolf. She needs nature to become independent so she can follow her dream.

Schonberg, Marcia
From A to Z, various facts about Ohio are given. Each letter of the alphabet represents past and present symbols and accomplishments of the state of Ohio. Johnny Appleseed, eight presidents, Quaker Oats, and the Underground Railroad are all associated with Ohio.

Shannon, George
Join in and guess the product that will be made tomorrow from the clue given today. For example, A is for seed, tomorrow's apple.

Demi.
Can you find an animal for each letter of the alphabet?Each page is very colorful, eye-catching, and exciting.

Geringer, Laura
A young girl's mother brings her breakfast to her at the kitchen table. When the mother leaves, the girl's imagination goes wild. She imagines there are many different animals in the kitchen with her during breakfast. When her mother reappears, all of the animals seem to disappear except for the cow.

Jonas, Ann
William walks with his dog Wally and meets up with Wilma and her duck Wanda. They all walk together, but find when they wade in water, Wanda can move much faster.

Lionni, Leo
Three frogs live together by a pond. One of them finds an egg. When the egg hatches, the three frogs believe that the animal is a chicken.

Ironmonger, Ira
An alligator in a swamp has a smile that makes other animals feel like his world is the best. A bad dry season hits and the alligator digs down to a water hole. The other animals outwit him and get drinks from the water hole and decide that their world is good too.

Gosselin, Kim
Justin goes to the allergist for the first time. He has to be tested to see if he has any allergies. The tests are quick and painless. For doing so well at the doctor, Justin's mom takes him and his friend Ashley to the zoo for the day. While at the zoo, Justin, his mom, and Ashley play a fun game. They try to find as many allergy triggers as they can. How many zoo allergy triggers can you find?

Rylant, Cynthia
Nat is terrified to go into the house of Miss Maggie because he has heard that there is a snake inside her house. But he is so curious that he begins peeking through the windows. Even though Nat does not find a snake, he does find a good friend.

McKissack, Patricia C.
Hugh Thomas lives in a place where weird things happen and people spin tales. Elder Abbajon and Papa-Daddy tell Hugh Thomas a tale about Bayou Clapateaux. On the way home from fishing, Hugh Thomas makes up his own spin tale.

Davis, Patricia
Brian receives a bird for his birthday. The two quickly become friends after Brian overcomes his fear. When Brian's brother Kevin carelessly lets the bird escape, Brian becomes upset. Will he ever see Scratchy again?

Updike, John
Poems are provided with various pictures of objects which begin with each letter of the alphabet such as apple, bird, jam, egg, nickel, oatmeal, toy and zero.

Kurtz, Jane
When a letter arrives from Africa regarding Grandma's illness, the girl's father decides to leave the U.S. and go home to Ethiopia. His anticipation sparks stories of his childhood which he tells to his daughter.

Simmons, Jane
As Aunt Buttercup sits atop her eggs, Daisy awaits the arrival of new cousins and a brother or sister. Soon the eggs begin to hatch, all but the one Daisy has been watching. When Mama gives up hope, Daisy helps hatch the late egg!

Grossman, Bill
Donna O'Neeshuck cannot understand why she is being chased by cows, moose, geese, and other animals. When she stops to ask the animals, she discovers that the way she pats their heads is irresistable.

Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie
A young girl tells her story of an encounter with wild horses. While living with her parents on the small island off the coast of New England, she discovers wild horses. During the harsh winter that they live there, she helps the horses survive.

Minarik, Else Holmelund
Little Bear draws grandma a picture and sends it with Hen. Grandma is pleased with the picture and sends Little Bear a kiss in return through Hen, who passes it on to a friend. Eventually, the kiss reaches two skunks who decide to get married.