Skip to main content
  • Tags: bear
Waddell, Martin
A little girl experiences one of the most dramatic changes in her life. While going west to build a new home, she learns to cope with many different things. She regains hopes and dreams for her new home.

Chwast, Seymour
Numbers are shown as characters in the circus. At first there is a dare devil, then a dare devil and two elephants, and then a dare devil, two elephants, and three monkeys.

Fleming, Denise
Six animals communicate with each other at the commencement of winter hibernation. Each animal tells one animal, who in turn tells another. The cycle, which begins with the bear, does not stop until he hears the news of the upcoming winter himself.

Kellogg, Steven
Aster goes through many adventures following the letters in the alphabet and meets many people along the way.

Watanabe, S.
A bear takes a walk by himself near his home. He imagines that he is climbing over high bridges and tall mountains. He later walks with his father who teaches him the proper way to cross the street.

Tozer, Mary
One day, a strong wind carries three grannies to a strange land called the Doodlebird Forest. On their adventure, they meet and make friends with three Doodlebirds, a dragon, and four large honey bears, all of whom help the three grannies return home safely.

Tripp, Wallace
A feared knight, growing old, decides it is time for his last adventure. He goes into the forest and finds all of his enemies. They travel with him in the hopes of getting revenge. However, the revenge is Sir Toby's.

Asch, Frank
A very young bear describes all the activities he does during the day that are just like his daddy's.

LaMarche, Jim
When a boy visits his grandmother for the summer, he finds adventure along the river. By making a raft, the boy is able to interact with the nature around him. He especially enjoys drawing the animals and fishing.

Rey, H.A.
Curious George, a monkey from Africa, receives a new bicycle from a man who wears a yellow hat. He has many interesting adventures on his new bike, including riding into a rock when he watches boats travel down the river.

Cole, Joanna//Calmenson, Stephanie
Come learn the alphabet, match words with pictures, and tell silly stories. Bright, colorful pictures and clever rhymes help capture and hold your attention.

Paradis, Susan
A little boy observes his father crossing the street, running outside in the rain, mowing the grass, riding his bike and diving into the ocean. The boy has great admiration for his father and everything his father does seems extraordinary to him. When the boy's father hugs him and throws him in the air, the boy feels very special and loved.

Kellogg, Steven
As it gets close to bedtime, a brother and sister gather up their animal friends and go on an adventure because they do not want to go to sleep. They go hunting for more friends and fun and travel through woods and across an ocean. As the children and animals get sleepy, they return home to take a bath, brush their teeth, and put on their pajamas. The words of the story are set to the classic children's tune A-Hunting we will go.

Asch, Frank
Bear liked the moon so much he wanted to give it a present. He goes to talk to the moon to see what it wants. Bear has a birthday party for the moon.

Casler, Leigh
Three boys climb a mountain hoping to dream of power. The boy who dreams of an acorn does not understand his gift. He is unhappy with his gift until he realizes that he grows as the acorn grows and his heart stretches out like the branches of a tree.

Souhami, Jessica
An old woman is on her way to her granddaughter's house for dinner, but meets many animals on her way. In order to escape the animals, she promises to come back all fat and fed. The animals are outwitted when the old woman is disguised as a pumpkin.

Asch, Frank
A bear becomes upset because the moon grows smaller and he thinks it might disappear. He tries to feed the moon honey to make it bigger. A bird finally tells him that the birds eat the honey and the moon gets bigger and smaller on it's own.

Lapp, Eleanor
Bessie loves to pick blueberries in the woods behind her house. She picks so many blueberries that every container is filled. The bears go to Bessie's house to eat her blueberries because she picked all of the blueberries in the woods!

Vincent, Gabrielle
When Ernest and Celestine go to a museum, they lose each other. They finally find each other, and Celestine admits her fear of being lost and alone. They admit they like each other better than the pictures in the museum.

Baker, Barbara
A large family is made up of unique members. They work together as a unit.

Stevens, Janet
Hare and Bear decide to become business partners. Due to Bear's laziness, Hare tricks him three times. This is a great book because it shows children proper eating habits (with vegetables), and it provides a moral.

Agee, Jon
Milo the magician had one more chance to pull a rabbit out of his hat or else he would be fired. While searching for a rabbit, he finds a bear. The bear is able to pretend his bones are made of rubber and agrees to jump out of Milo's hat. The show is a huge success until the bear becomes tired. Milo wonders what he will do until he realizes that he too can pretend his bones are made of rubber.

Hayes, Sarah//Craig, Helen
A boy leaves his bear behind in the park. The bear begins an exciting nighttime adventure. After the boy realizes he forgot his bear, he goes back to the park to retrieve him.

Wright, Dare
A little doll, Edith, is lonely when two bears come to visit her. Mr. Bear watches Edith and Little Bear for awhile, but Mr. Bear has to leave for an errand. Edith and her new friend disobey, get into trouble and are punished. Edith is afraid that Mr. Bear and Little Bear will leave which will bring back feelings of loneliness again. However, they stayed.

Joerns, Consuelo
Stuck on an island attic and very lonely, Sam Bear sends a message in a bottle to a boy named Peter. Peter finds Sam Bear and they sail away into a storm!When Sam Bear's firecrackers are struck by lightning, they light the stormy sky, and help is found.

Freeman, Don
Corduroy the teddy bear wants a pocket for his outfit. He goes with his owner to a laundromat to search for one and gets into many mishaps. Written in English and Spanish.

Winter, P.
The bear family is eating dinner when a fly interrupts them. The Papa tries to catch the fly but is unsuccessful until the fly flies out he window. (Wordless book).

Moss, Elaine
Polar decides to have fun and sled down a big hill. He is careless and breaks his leg. His friends take care of him and find ways to cheer him up.

Vincent, Gabrielle
Ernest is sick so Celestine takes care of him because the doctor says he must stay in bed. When Ernest recovers, he and Celestine celebrate.

Thomas, Patricia
When an elephant announces that he is going to sneeze, all of the animals panic. If he sneezes, chaos will erupt by feathers flying off birds and stripes leaving zebras. Fortunately, the mouse has a plan, and it is up to him to save the animals from the elephant's devastating sneeze.

Carlstrom, Nancy White
Jesse Bear tells of his adventures of his day from start to finish. He tells his adventures through songs. Jesse Bear gets sick and must stay in bed to get better. Mama Bear comes in to put Jesse Bear to bed for the night and tells him to rest up for adventures tomorrow.

Ashman, Linda
Animals make their homes using many different things. Some are made of twigs, others of sand, and others are in caves. Although they are all different, they also have similarities. Castles, caves, and honeycombs are a place to share, play, rest, and live.

Scheffrin-Falk, Gladys
Max is a dancing bear and his best friend, Boris, is sad and envious of him. Max teaches Boris to dance and each of them enjoys the time that they spend together. Boris is happy again.

Asch, Frank
Bear and Little Bird are thrilled with their new friend Splash, who is really a tadpole. When Splash begins to change, Bear and Little Bird get into an argument about which kind of animal Splash is. They come to realize that every kind of animal is valuable and special.

Issacs, Anne
When Tennessee is plagued by a huge bear, the men sign up to hunt it. Angelica Longnder, also known as Swamp Angel, shows up too. Swamp Angel, the female equivalent of Paul Bunyan, saves Tennessee from the bear to everyone's surprise.

Rounds, Glen
Although it seems impossible, there once was a day when the sun did not rise. As it turns out, the Earth's axle froze at the North Pole and the world stopped revolving. With the help of Paul Bunyan and a few friends, the earth was set in motion again.

Bayer, Jane
From Alice the ape to Theresa the turkey, exotic animals unite for a unique alphabet. Look out for Winifred Wolf and Fifi Fox -- or even Zelda the Zebra from Zambia!These words can be part of a hopscotch game.

Waddell, Martin
Big bear and little bear walk home through the woods in the snow. When little bear is frightened by noises he hears during the walk, big bear reassures him about how the sounds are made.

Barton, Byron
A girl finds a bear and tells her neighbors. Several people trudge through the woods asking, Where's the bear? They look for it in the woods and when they find it, it scares them. They run and the bear chases them. The bear is too scared to cross the bridge, so the people are safe.

De Beer, Hans
Lars, a little polar bear, gets caught in a fish net and gets thrown on board of a ship. He meets a cat, Nemo, and goes to the city. Nemo and his other friends help Lars find his way back to the North Pole.

Gunthorp, Karen
Several animals from the forest are excited because spring has arrived. The animals make sure all their friends wake up to begin their work.

Vincent, Gabrielle
When Celestine, a mouse, breaks a cup, her bear friend Ernest offers to help her clean up the mess. But Celestine thinks that is is her responsibility.

Kneen, Maggie
Twenty well known proverbs are given meaning through clever illustrations featuring animals in a variety of situations. Some of the proverbs illustrated include, Too many cooks spoil the broth, Half a loaf is better than none, and Don't put all your eggs in one basket.

Bright, Robert
Gregory is the noisiest and strangest boy in Grangers Grove, and he knows it. One day he goes to his grandma's house for griddle cakes. All she needs is a few eggs, but Gregory is too busy showing off to listen.

Albee, Sarah
From 10 to 1, it's Oreo counting fun. Practice counting down from 10 to 1 with the help of Oreo cookies. Oh, some friends have come along to help. Turn the page and find out how many Oreos are left.

Delton, Judy
A duck stays at home and cleans his house all day. His friend, Bear, comes to visit and tries to find something to eat. Bear cannot find anything and they go to Bear's house to cook some food.

Aliki
How do you taste your favorite food or see an airplane in the sky?Your five senses let you see, hear, touch, taste, and smell. You may use one sense or several at one time. Wherever you go and whatever you do, your senses are always working for you.

Minarik, Else Holmelund
Father bear has been fishing out in the ocean. Little bear misses his dad and wants to be just like him when he grows up. Little bear is hoping his dad will bring him a mermaid.

Stevenson, James
It hasn't rained for months in Mud Flat, and the animals have never been so hot. They try to help each other stay cool, but it is the rain that brings relief and happiness in the end.

Bodnar, Judit Z.
A fox catches fish for his dinner. WHen his friend, the bear, finds out he wants to know where the fox got all his fish. The bear takes his friend's advice and spends all night trying to catch fish. At dawn, he does not think he has caught any, but then he realizes he has caught a lot of fish on the way home.