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Bang, Molly
What do you do when you're angry?Sophie feels bad when she's angry. She wants to yell and kick and scream, but she runs outside to her special place instead. When she comes home, everyone is glad to see her and she feels much better.

Testa, Maria
Rico, a boy with Downs Syndrome, overcomes many obstacles. See how he does it in three different stories.

Nerlove, Miriam
During 1938 in Poland, Rachel and her family are struggling to survive along with other Jews in the area. Her father loses his store, Rachel and her brother stop going to school, and they have nothing to eat. Rachel paints flowers on their apartment walls to pass the time.

Johnson, Angela
One day, aunt moves into the home of her nephew, niece, and their mom and dad. The children love their aunt and are so glad that she has moved in with them.

Catalanotto, Peter
A young girl loves to spend time with her father but he plays with her only at mealtimes. Between meals, he paints in his studio. She wants to play with her father but he says no. When she asks to paint, she spends time with her daddy and becomes a painter too.

Say, Allen
Emma is a talented child artist who always finds her inspiration in an old rug. After her mother ruins the rug by washing it, Emma must discover that she can still draw without it.

Hamilton, Dewitt
Amanda Martha's mother has a disease called depression. Amanda and her father call them sad days, glad days, mostly in-between days. Amanda wants a cuddly pet and when an alley cat comes along she finally gets a chance.

Milgrim, David
A little boy's drawing of flying cows becomes a reality. He tries to tell his parents, teacher, and some others but no one believes him. He is the only one that is lucky enough to see the cows and now he wonders what else can fly.

Kline, Suzy
A young boy's day is filled with being told Don't Touch from adults. He feels sad that he cannot touch anything. He goes off by himself and plays with his clay in any way he wants which makes him feel better. He then makes his own sign that reads Don't Touch for his things.

Hurd, Thacher
Arthur Dog disguises himself as Art Dog to recover the stolen Mona Woofa from the Dogopolis Museum of Art. When he is not Art Dog, he lives as an ordinary citizen who appreciates life.

Doolittle, Eileen
The character visits an attic and collects things that go with each letter of the alphabet. It is fun to see how many exciting things that are locked away and waiting to be discovered.

Larrabee, Lisa
A Native American girl learns how to make baskets from an elderly woman. As she learns, she also discovers many things about her life and herself.

Prestine, Joan Singleton
A young girl deals with the death of someone close to her. She has many feelings of anger, sadness, and loneliness. She has many feelings of anger, sadness, and loneliness. She finds a way to feel better, though, when she makes a scrapbook to remember everything about this special person. She learns that everything dies.

Wolkstein, D.
Little mouse paints a picture and her friends Bear, Squirrel, and Porcupine all see their images in it. Mouse tells them that they are seeing things, but when she takes the painting home she sees it from a new perspective.

Hearne, Betsy
A young girl tells the story of her family's history. She explains how each of her female ancestors played a very important role in the shaping of this family's history.

Pelletier, David
Come take a trip from A to Z. Each letter is drawn to represent a whole word. These wonderful pictures bring out each letter in its own way!

Lester, Julius
A boy named Sam picks out bright clothes for his first day of school. On his way to school he runs into some tigers who want to eat him but he trades his bright clothes for his life. His bright clothes cause such a ruckus among the tigers that they fight each other and Sam gets his clothes back.

Davol, Marguerite W.
A little girl who has a white father and a black mother compares the differences between them. Mama like to dance ballet and walk fast along the street. Papa likes to dance to rap and stroll along the street. They have different tastes in food and art, but all is just right in this special family.

Guarnieri, Paolo
Dreams really do come true for Giotto, a young shepard boy, who is mindless of his chores and duties because of his strong passion and talent for painting. Although he loses a sheep, Giotto's curiosity and persistence lead him to find someone who can unlock the door to his artistic future.

Rosenberry, Vera
Vera is sick. She has to sleep in the spare bedroom until she feels better, but it's lonely and scary in there. Her mother tries to make her more comfortable, but she just can't sleep and she's too sick to do anything else. After a few days of rest, Vera is feeling better. She plays games, sings songs, painted pictures, and then finally goes outside to play.

Strauss, Linda Leopold
A day in preschool is full of fun activities and energetic students. The students come into the classroom excited to learn and play with friends. They paint, play, eat and sleep. The students explore, dance and play until it's time to go home!

Christiana, David
Fud is an drawer (one who draws) who sleeps in a drawer. He draws a box and the moon gets caught in it. He eventually sets the moon free.

dePaola, Tomie
Mr. Satie has to decide whose paintings are better - Henri or Pablo. His decision ends up uniting the two artists and ending their feud.

Dunrea, Olivier
A painter who loves chickens lives in the city, but longs to live on a farm. He paints pictures for people to buy, but paints his chickens for himself. One day he paints an extraordinary picture and a true art lover buys it. This changes his life forever.

Carrick, Donald
An artist finds his own style through the help of his studio spirit, Morgan. With success and fame, the artist becomes afraid to change and quickly loses his success. Morgan helps him regain his inspiration and sense of art.

Say, Allen
A boy with a love of painting wanders into town looking for a job when he sees a sign painter. Together, they go into the desert, painting a dozen billboards with just what was ordered, a woman's face and a single word, Arrowstar. Not understanding the meaning behind these billboards in the middle of the desert, the boy longs to paint beautiful landscapes instead. Still, the sign painter insists they stick to the order. Near the end of their journey, they learn the dream behind the billboards and the boy remembers a dream of his own.

Locker, Thomas
Adrian loves to paint landscape pictures, but portraits are more popular. He always paints the truth. When the king asks him to paint a portrait of twenty-seven nobel men and women, he is asked to make the people nice looking.

Rylant, Cynthia
An artist dreams and then creates a world that contains the earth, sky, trees, and living creatures. We are all children of this artist.

Rylant, Cynthia
A boy, Charlie, watches a man named Gregory paint pictures of a whale by the lake each day. Eventually, the two meet and paint together by the lake what each sees. An artistic friendship develops.

Bunting, Eve
A young girl and her grandfather save a caterpillar and keep it while it goes through its changes. They build it a beautiful house and care for it until it turns into a butterfly. Although it was hard for her to let it go, she has mysterious visitors surprise her every spring, even when she grows up to be a grandmother herself.

McCaulay, David
With the help of a pigeon, we take a journey through the city of Rome where there are many ancient buildings and sculptures. We soar over beautiful architecture and cobblestone streets as we explore the city.

Wilson, April
A child's drawing of a bird comes to life. The child and the bird draw with the coloring pencils to outsmart each other. (A Wordless Book).

Potter, Beatrix
Beatrix Potter puts beautiful illustrations to classic nursery rhymes such as Three Blind Mice.

Gauch, Patricia Lee
Poppy is an amazing puppeteer who has the magical ability to listen to wood and carve beautiful marionettes. When he comes across the unique teakwood, Clarinda, he makes the mistake of not listening to what she wants to be. He wants her to be a ballerina, but that is not her passion. Will Poppy help this special marionette achieve her dream and allow her to blossom?

Weitzman, Jacqueline//Glasser, Robin
A little girl is sad when she must leave her balloon outside the National Gallery with the lady who takes pictures for tourists. Little does the girl know that the balloon will take the picture lady along with many famous people on a tour of Washington D.C.!Will the balloon come back to the little girl?

Sortland, Bjorn
Anna is at the museum with her uncle and comes into contact with many new friends. Anna befriends all of the painters whose art is inside the museum. All of these encounters take place because Anna needs to find a toilet.

Conford, Ellen
Geraldine is an oppossum who likes to hang by her tail and juggle acorns. Her parents tell her that she should do something more worthwhile, so she takes dancing, weaving, and sculpture lessons. She discovers that she is not very good at these things, so she opens her own juggling school.

Williams, Vera B.
A girl and her friend make up stories to go with the pictures she draws. All the stories have to do with eating cherries.

Francoise.
Jeanne-Marie visits her aunt in Paris. Her aunt gives her money to do whatever she wants. Jeanne-Marie sees all the sights, but saves some money to buy presents for her friends.

Johnson, Stephen T
Would you like to look for letters of the alphabet in these paintings?(Wordless Book)

Crews, Donald
School buses line up to take children to school then bring them home again. How many school buses are there on the last page?

du Bois, William Pene
Forman the head angel tries to draw a lion. He has trouble because he has not created an animal in a really long time. Through persistence and help, he finally creates a lion.

Charlip, Remy//Joyner
Thirteen dramas such as a magic show and a sea disaster are illustrated in pictures.

Mathers, Petra
Christabel was frozen in a painting. Victor works at the museum and falls in love with Christabel. He admires the painting and then one day, she comes alive.

Schindel, John
Jesse really wants to visit his father who lives far away. Jesse and his dad write letters back and forth to pass the time until Jesse can visit in the summer.

Parnall, Peter
Your imagination stretches when you view and think about the creative spaces in this book.

Shannon, Terry
Juan wishes that his father would forget to say "...and Juan" when he calls on his brothers and him. As he continues to learn his culture and how to become a potter, Juan begins to feel as though he really belongs.

Browne, Anthony
Follow along as Willy includes himself in fun remakes of classic paintings. Then challenge yourself to match Willy's art to the original masterpiece.

Markun, Patricia Maloney
Feraundo Espino is a little boy with a great talent for art. He wants to paint but has no paper. After some thinking he finds something he can paint on and surprises his village.

Carle, Eric
An artist begins by drawing a star then the sun, people, a house until many different things are formed.