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James, Betsy
Susi and her family are in desperate need of rain to save their corn and land. If it does not rain soon Susi and her family will have to move to a different place. Susi runs away to a secluded place and prays to her mud family to bring rain to the canyon. Eventually, the rain does come bringing Susi back to the family that needs her most of all.

Overend, Jenni
The special day has arrived. A new baby has many siblings who are all very excited for the new addition to the family. Jack, his sisters Janie and Bea, Aunt Meg, Dad, and Anna the midwife are awaiting the home birth of mother's new baby. The family experiences a wonderful miracle as Mum delivers her new baby at home.

Rollings, Susan
The little girl's shoes are too small so her mom takes her to get new shoes. On their way she observes different kinds of shoes different people are wearing. She wears her new shoes to a party and is very proud of them.

Guettier, Benedicte
A devoted father works hard to take care of his ten children day and night. He decides to get away and sail around the world, until he realizes something is missing and returns home.

Dorrie, Doris
Lottie wakes up from a dream of castles and gold and realizes that it is a very special day. She cannot wear her usual outfit to school, she must wear her special princess dress. Although her mother says that it is too cold outside, Lottie tries to explain that it is a very special day and everyone should be dressed up. Eventually, Lottie's mother agrees and they both wear princess dresses all day.

Taulbert, Clifton
Little Cliff is dreading the first day of school. He has heard that school is all work and no fun. With the continued encouragement of his great-grandmother, Cliff finally heads to school. Upon arrival, he sees all of his friends and discovers that school can be fun too.

Davison, Martine
Rita gets very scared when a letter from the hospital arrives announcing that her tonsils will be taken out. Eventually, the hospital workers help Rita overcome her fears of surgery. She is happy when she wakes up afterwards and is given her favorite ice cream for dinner -- strawberry!

Pomerantz, Charlotte
Rosie is sick and asks her mother to tell her stories about when her mom was young. Her mother remininses about the clothes she used to wear, the toys she played with, and the foods she ate when she was little. At the end of the day, Rosie is feeling better so they make a paper doll together.

Winthrop, Elizabeth
A young brother and sister are excited that the sledding hill is covered with snow. When they finally get dressed to go outside, they have fun with the other children sledding down the hill.

Florian, Douglas
A family spends a winter day together. After a breakfast of pancakes, everyone puts on their coats, boots, and hats. While outside, they skate, sled, and make snowballs. They warm their toes by the fire when they go inside for their evening meal.

Blanchard, Arlene
A girl's feet make different sounds depending on what shoes she wears, how she moves, and where she is.

Polacco, Patricia
Three children want to thank Miss Eula for her chicken dinners she makes each Sunday. They decide to sell Easter eggs. They make enough money to buy her an Easter hat.

Mariana.
A little girl dresses up her dolls to go to an Easter party but did not have anything for Miss Flora. A sweet rabbit notices she is crying and finds a solution. He has his aunt make Miss Flora a new bonnet. She wins a prize for the most original costume.

Dale, Penny
Little girl wakes up early while her family continues to sleep. She seeks out Mr. B to accompany her on her make-believe journey.

Levine, Evan
A grandmother and grandson go the beach together. The grandmother against her grandson's wishes, deems it necessary to bring just about everything -- just in case. Finally when they end up at the beach, they realize that they have everything except their bathing suits.

Townsend, Kenneth
Felix, the lion, is embarassed about his bald head and will do anything to cover it up, including stealing hats from people. When none of the hats work, Felix becomes discouraged. With the help of a friendly colonel, Felix becomes the talk of the town.

Jackson, Isaac
Jerome becomes good friends with Robert, a new boy at school. On the night that Jerome sleeps over at Robert's house, Robert shares a pair of his pajamas. Jerome learns that it's okay if people do things a little differently.

McKissack, Patricia C.
Netti Jo is desperately looking for a needle to sew her doll's dress. She thinks if she helps others that in return they will help her find a needle.

Lloyd, David
Gammer Gurton's servant loses her needle while sewing Gammer's pants. One of Gammer's friends accuses the neighbor of stealing the needle. After duking it out with the neighbor, Gammer realizes his friend is lying and insists on his punishment.

Burton, Marilee Robin
Days of the week are expressed through many different shoes that children wear. Have you ever worn sturdy lace-up high shoes, run all day shoes, or tiptoe in the sand shoes?

Gauch, Particia Lee
Tanya's ballet class is getting ready for their recital. Tanya is not sure why she was chosen to play the lead, after all she is only Tanya. During practices, Tanya has a hard time dancing like the ugly duckling. After the dress rehearsal, it is time for Tanya to find her character.

Say, Allen
Masoko's life changes dramatically when her parents move from California back to their native country, Japan. Masako feels like she will never belong in this new country where her life is so completely different.

Charlip, Remy
John dressed up in his mother's pots and pans while she baked a cake. He called his friends to come and dress up with him. Each friend came in a different creative costume. They ate the cake when it was done and went home.

Murphy, Stuart J.
Time to wake up! Sammie the dog helps his friend get ready for school. How many minutes will it take to get ready for school? Help Sammie count the minutes it takes to get things done: eat breakfast, brush teeth, get dressed, give hugs, and go off to school.

Beskow, Elsa
One day Pelle takes his shears and trims some wool from his sheep. Then he goes to various people to ask favors in helping him make a new suit. In return for their help, he also does favors for them. In the end, Pelle has a handsome new blue suit.

Nolen, Jerdine
This little girl loves to be in her momma's kitchen. There's always something going on. From college announcements, to family dinners, to late nights of singing, everything happens in the kitchen. It is the most special place in the house.

Hughes, Shirley
After shopping with his mother, Alfie gets some boots. While splashing in puddles, Alfie discovers he has been wearing the boots on the wrong feet. After correcting the problem, he continues to play.

Lobel, Anita
Nini the cat takes an exciting journey in which he discovers the concepts of color, days of the week, months of the year, and numbers. Nini sees a different colored pair of shoes each day of the week, explores a variety of activities during each month of the year, and counting the sights that surround the sea where he finally comes to one hundred stars and one moon lighting up the sky around the lighthouse.

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.

Zolotow, C.
As a little girl looks through old pictures in a photo album, her mom explains to her that the sky will always be blue, the grass will always be green, and everything will be just the same when she grows up.

Barrett, Judi
The wind blows big breezes until it gets chilly and wants a hat to keep warm. It blows a big gust of air to get a hat from a boy, but actually blows hats off of everyone's head. The wind stops blowing to give all the hats back.

Otey, Mimi
Daddy likes to wear bright mismatched clothes all over town. His daughter feels embarrassed sometimes. Her daddy is also a preacher that everyone loves including his daughter despite his original way of dressing.

Kitamura, Satoshi
Three sheep go to the beach for the last swim of the year and ask some wolves to watch their fleecy coats. When they return from their swim, they find that their wool is gone. They hire a detective to solve the mystery of their stolen wool.

Calmenson, Stephanie
Marigold and grandma go into town to buy Marigold a new hat. On the way to feed the ducks, Marigold's hat blows off. Grandmother shows Marigold how to make friends with the wind. At the end of the day, they have wonderful memories with photos.

Van Laan, Nancy
Cumulative verses describe an old man's hat as it becomes a home for a spider, a mouse and many other creatures. The hat eventually returns to the old man.

Wild, Margaret
Mr. Nick and Mrs. Jolley ride the train to the city and knit together each day. Mrs. Jolley gets ill and Mr. Nick decides to cheer her up and knit her a very special gift.

Wells, Rosemary
It is Christmas Eve, Max sneaks downstairs to see Santa Claus but falls asleep by the chimmney. When Santa arrives, he puts his hat over Max's face because nobody is supposed to see Santa Claus. Max peeks anyway and was surprised to find himself surrounded by presents.

Brillhart, Julie
Anna is a teacher who moves away to a new house. Her students are sad that she is leaving so they make an apron for her. Anna writes to her students to keep in touch.

Ziefert, Harriet
Anna needs a new winter coat, so her mother trades her valuables in order to get Anna a new coat.

Delacre, Lulu
Ramon wanted to be a vejigante masqueradae and dance in the carnival. He didn't have enough money to buy a new costume, so he made one. He worked in a mask store so he could have a new mask too.

Clymer, Eleanor
Belinda wants a new spring hat, so she wears different household items like a lampshade and a wastepaper basket as hats on her head.Finally her dad buys her a real hat as a surprise.

Ungerer, Tom
This book is about a magic hat. The hat made a poor man rich, saved a rare bird, won a battle, and saved a baby and an archduke's cousin.

Cullen, Catherine Ann
Each day of the week, a young girl goes out searching for something new to see. Each day she encounters someone who needs the help of one of the six buttons on her magical coat. They are all grateful of the young girl's kindness and help. After helping each of them, her magic runs out on Sunday.

Zion, Gene
Harry's grandmother gives him a sweater with roses on it for his birthday. He doesn't like it and tries to lose it. He finally does and grandma gives him a new sweater that has black and white spots!

Rose, Anne
Ron Ronson's shoestrings break. He decides that once he has new shoelaces that his whole outfit should match the new shoelaces and that leaves him broke.

Nixon, Joan Lowery
It's almost Halloween, and Susan needs a new costume. Mrs. Foshee is an older woman who watches Susan and her two brothers one night. Susan and Mike think that she is a witch, and they cleverly try to solve the mystery.

Murphy, Shirley Rousseau
Resshie is a child of the wind. She is a talented weaver and is known across the country, and beyond. However, she's not happy. All she wants is a husband to keep her company. She meets the men in the villages, she even tries weaving one, but she is still not happy. Then a stranger comes who is everything she's dreamed. Through her wonderful weaving, they can spend forever together.

Lasky, Kathryn
Lucille wants desperately to go out and play with her older brother and sister in the snow. As Lucille works at putting on her snowsuit, she gets stuck, frustrated and hot. Her patience is wearing thin as she waits on her mom to help. Finally, Lucille joins the snow fun, but does her bad mood go away?

Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald
Susan and Sarah spend a Sunday afternoon with their Aunt. As they try on her old hats, Aunt Flossie tells a story associated with each one. Afterwards, they celebrate with their favorite food - crab cakes.

Pinnington, Andrea//Davies, Charlotte
The different types of hats, shoes, sportswear, underwear, dressing-up clothes, night clothes, cold-day clothes, and hot-day clothes are presented. For example, hot-day clothes include sunglasses, a skirt, a t-shirt, shorts, a swimsuit, a sun hat, and a sundress. Photographs of each article of clothing are provided.