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Martin, Bill
Through a repeating phrase what do you see?, animals of different colors fulfill the intellectual and social dimensions of health. In the end, a mother looks at a variety of children.

Brown, Margaret Wise
A small rabbit is getting ready to go to bed. He says goodnight to everything he can see. Each page grows darker and darker until the rabbit falls asleep. (Written in Spanish)

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.

Marino, Dorothy
Buzzy Bear is determined to find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, despite what everyone has told him. In his mind, he finds the treasure - it is a tree full of honey.

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.

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.

Marino, Dorothy
Buzzy bear helps his father work on their garden. After making so many mistakes, Buzzy finally catches on and turns out to be a good gardener.

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.

Waddell, Martin
When bedtime comes, Little Bear is afraid of the dark until Big Bear brings him light and love.

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.

Gauch, Patricia Lee//Primavera, Elise
When Christina's family goes to visit her mom and new baby sister, Christina makes a train out of boxes and baskets for her teddy bears. She travels around the block. Just when she thinks she may be lost, her father comes to get her.

Crane Johnson, Amy
An April shower frightens Cinnamon Bear, her new cub, and their woodland friends. Solomon Raven explains the importance of rain for animal and forest survival.

Blake, Quentin
Clown and his friends are thrown into a garbage can in the city by a woman who no longer wants them around. Clown, however, hops out of the garbage and wanders the city to look for someone to love them. By accident, Clown finds a family and he and his buddies live happily ever after. (A Wordless Book)

Peters, Lisa
When a little duck comes back to soon for spring, he finds himself in the dead of winter. So the little duck imagines what it would be like if it were spring. To his surprise when he wakes the ice is melting and other ducks are around him.

Jeunesse, Gallimard // Bourgoing, Pascale de
What happens when different colors from the rainbow mix with other colors? New colors are made. Explore lots of colors through engaging questions in real world connections.

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

Freeman, Don
Corduroy lives in the toy department of a big store. He is a little lonely bear whom no one wants to buy. One day a little girl comes along and thinks that he is perfect. She comes back the next day and buys him with the money that she has in her piggy bank.

Hawell, Fran
Count backwards from ten to one during one of the most colorful times of the year. Learn about bright, colorful leaves and the trees from which they fall. Watch the animals frolicking in the crisp, autumn air as they get ready for the approaching cold winter.

Gage, Wilson
Cully Cully wants a new bearskin, so he goes out to hunt a bear. He shoots an arrow at the bear and misses. The bear chases Cully Cully. They start to run around a tree and forget who is chasing who. They get tired and finally both give up and go home.

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.

Shumaker, Ward
Join pigs, cats, dogs, ducks, and many other animals as they dance the night away. The animals demonstrate many different dances from flopping and dropping to swirling and twirling to the music.

Hoff, Syd
Danny visits a museum one day and comes across a dinosaur who begins to speak with Danny. The two spend the day together playing and having fun. By the end of the day it is time for the dinosaur to go back and Danny, although sad, admits he had a wonderful day.

Ada, Alma Flor
Through a series of letters between friends, we learn the stories of Goldilocks, The Three Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, and Peter Rabbit.

Turkle, Brinton
This picture book illustrates a story similar to that of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. When a little girl and her parents go out, a bear goes into their house and eats their food, sits on their chairs, and sleeps in their beds. (wordless book)

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?

Kessler, Ethel//Kessler, Leonard
This rhyming book explores the similarities and differences between baby animals and human babies. The greatest thing in common between all is parental love.

Dahl, Michael
Do dogs have feathers? No! Birds do. Through questioning about animal coats, readers have the opportunity to learn about the functions of various animal coverings. The combination of a glossary, an index and factual information and an engaging text makes the book an effective educational tool.

Carle, Eric
Does a kangaroo have a mother too? Of course a kangaroo does, and so do all animals, humans included! Inquiry about mothers and baby animals lead us to this simple, but very important fact. All living creatures have a mother, just like you.

McPhail, David
During his lessons on how to be a bear, a young bear discovers his love for drawing. As he grows he continues to practice, getting encouragement from his mother, his teacher, and most of all from himself.

Ryder, Joanne
Do you ever think about what things you have in common with everyone else on Earth?One thing is that we share our world with every living thing. Can you find the snake in the grass?The crabs on the pier?We share our world and we should take care of it.

Vincent, Gabrielle
Celestine is bored, so Ernest dresses her up like a clown and takes her to the circus. Ernest used to work at the circus so they end up doing an act together and are loved by the audience.

Vincent, Gabrielle
This is a picture book about two friends, a bear and a mouse. Together they make a quilt out of fabric samples found in the garbage. When they realize only one of them can use the quilt, they make another one.

Vincent, Gabrielle
Ernest and Celestine plan to go on a picnic, but it is raining outside. They decide to pretend it is a sunny day and they go on the picnic anyway. While they are on their picnic, they make a new friend who invites them to his house.

Arnosky, Jim
A bear wakes up in autumn to get food and eventually hibernate. The big bear scares all the other animals.

Lobel, Arnold
In these twenty different tales, a little line of advice is shared.

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.

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.

Rockwell, Anne
The seasons are described through the activities of the bears, the weather, the changes in the environment, and the attire of Bear child.

McPhail, David
A little boy takes his first airplane fight until his teddy bear disrupts the trip.

Guzzo, Sandra E.
Fox tries to earn enough money to buy a Greek fishing hat by helping out all his friends and neighbors. But, his generosity keeps him from earning the money, so his friends pull through for him in the end.

Latimer, Jim
Fox has a habit of stealing baseballs. With the help of his bear friend, he learns the error of his ways and returns the balls. In turn, he receives a baseball autographed by Shoeless Joe Jackson.

Day, Alexandra
Frank and Ernest run Mrs. Miller's diner for a few days while she is out of town. Mrs. Miller is nervous at first because there is a lot of responsiblity in running a diner. Frank and Ernest do a great job and have a lot of fun too.

Day, Alexandra
Frank and Ernest are a bear and an elephant who need jobs. Mr. Palmer lets them manage his baseball team. They do not know very much about baseball so they are always looking up baseball terms in the baseball dictionary.

Bourgeois, Paulette
Franklin and Bear are excited for their first sleepover at Franklin's house. It's fun to play games, have a campfire, and campout in the livingroom with your friend. However, when it's time to go to bed, Bear and Franklin realize how scary sleepovers can be.

Freschet, Bernice
Furlie is a cat who is afraid of everything and hides in the house all day. He feels his life is dull, so he practices being brave. He becomes overly confident in himself and becomes a bully. He learns after he meets a bear that everyone should treat one another kindly and equally.

Bowen, Betsy
Starting in May, the winter countdown begins. Preparation activities are described using the numbers one through thirteen. For example, winter countdown includes five blueberries and six bags of rice.

Watanabe, S.
A bear starts an obstacle race. He encounters obstacles and problems, but he keeps going. He finishes the race, but no one knows who wins.

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.

Kay, Verla
In a rhyming story a farmer joins a group of miners to look for gold. They travel through praries, deserts, and mountains panning for gold but never find much. The farmer, after finding no gold, leaves the miners to go back home to his farm and family.

Aylesworth, Jim
A curious little girl sometimes forgets what her mother tells her. Sometimes this gets her into trouble. One such time found her deep into the woods at a cottage belonging to three bears. You probably know the rest of the story.