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Aliki
When a child moves to a new school it can be frightening. Mari not only moved to a new school, but a new culture as well. Mari uses painted pictures to communicate her words and recalls her life through spoken memories.

Wiesner, David
While on a school trip to the Empire State building, a boy is taken by a friendly cloud to visit Sector 7 Join in his adventure as he discovers how clouds are shaped and channeled throughout the country. (A Wordless Book).

Isadora, Rachel
D is for dancer, and E is for egg, but F stands for frog and fly on the same page. Some letters in this alphabet book have four or more images of different colors and textures. Which one is your favorite?

Lester, Alison
During their day, Alice and Aldo work their way through the alphabet. They do all kinds of fun things like quacking with the ducks, making milkshakes, and swinging over the flowers. By the end of the day Alice and Aldo are ready for bed.

Lobel, Anita
Friends find, draw, pick and create flowers for their friends. All of the flowers follow the alphabet as do the friends names.

Fisher, Leonard Everett
This book introduces the letters of the alphabet by displaying paintings of pictures that start with each letter.

Johnson, Crockett
A little boy named Harold decides he wants to take us through the ABCs. He uses everyday events, materials, and ideas to take us from A to Z.

Atkins, Jeannine
A family remembers an uncle that died of AIDS by constructing a quilt. Each panel reminds the family of a memory shared with Uncle Ron.

Ringgold, Faith
A young, 8 year old, African American girl dreams of flying above her Harlem home and having the many things she sees. She speaks of her wish to have money and liberation for her family and herself.

Hamanaka, Sheila
Emi and Martha go on a very long walk with Emi's dad. After many stops they reach Central Park, where Emi's dad makes them paper sail boats and hats. They are too tired to walk home so they take the bus. Emi's dad makes paper cranes for everyone.

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.

Kleven, Elisa
A little girl draws and cuts out a princess, but the wind blows her away. The princess then meets many new friends and has many new adventures as she tries to find her way back to the little girl.

Drescher, Henrik
Young Simon runs from a storybook monster only to find he's a friendly one. The pens and ink take him on an exciting adventure.

Clark, Joan
Tomasina spends a day going through the city looking for a piece of art called the Trout Tree. During her adventure, she meets several people who teach her that art can be found in everything and can be created by anyone. So, she decided to make her own trout tree.

Testa, Fulvio
When you take a pencil and begin to draw, your imagination will soar. You may go from drawing cats, to birds, to fish, to sailors, and to treasure chests, where the biggest treasure is the pencil in your hand.

Weitzman, Jacqueline
A little girl spends a day with her grandma at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. When the little girl decides to bring along her bright yellow balloon, a security guard sees her and quickly tells her that she can't bring it in. He assures her he will watch over it as she views the exhibits, but the task ends up being more work than he ever imagined. (A Wordless Book).

Pyle, Howard
Bearskin, an infant son of a miller, is sent down the river by the king only to be found by a she-bear who raises him. As Bearskin gets older he goes out into the world to be with other people. He learns about a three-headed dragon who takes the princess. If anyone can kill the dragon, then they get to marry the princess. Will Bearskin be able to kill the dragon and win her heart?

Rockwell, Anne
Children really like snowmen, fish, bubble bath, goodnight kisses, lullabies, and many other things that excite the five senses. Each page is filled with the things children like to do, wear, feel, eat, and play.

Blegvad, Lenore
Grandma takes Emma and Luke to visit the house she once lived in when she was a little girl named Norrie. Grandma tells Emma and Luke the kinds of things Norrie used to do. When Emma and Luke have difficulty believing Grandma was Norrie, she proves it to them.

Carlson, Nancy
Henry can't wait for his first day of kindergarten to begin!He imagines all the wonderful things that he and his classmates will do. When he arrives at school, Henry becomes frightened that he will get lost and won't enjoy all of his new classmates. When his teacher invites him in and shows him all the neat activities, Henry realizes again how much fun kindergarten will be!

Falconer, Ian
Olivia, a very active pig, wears everyone out during her daily activities. From waking up, going to the beach, dancing and playing, Olivia has a busy day.

Ringgold, Faith
While Melody and her aunt's adopted son, Lonnie, are playing hide-and-seek, they stumble upon something magical. They discover that her aunt's paintings can speak. Each of the paintings is a portrait of a famous African-American woman, who tells Melody and Lonnie of their accomplishments.

Wellington, Monica
At nighttime, most children go to sleep. However, many people in the city do not. Find out what goes on all around the city throughout the night when many people are sleeping and dreaming.

Goffstein, M.B.
Goffstein depicts how an artist's work is part of him and how his work is like a creation from God.

Locker, Thomas
When Miranda's father paints her portrait, he can't seem to get her smile right. After many trials, he finally realizes that it's not her smile, but her eyes that he needs to capture differently.

Hubbard, Patricia
A little girl's box of crayons comes to life. Each color of crayon speaks of its role through different actions and rhyme words.

Dahl, Michael
Learn to count by fives through artistic handprints made by children. Students use handprints to create leaves, butterflies, and turkeys, as well as other objects. Count along with the fingers from five to fifty. Dominoes at the bottom of each page show another way to count.

Micklethwait, Lucy
Search for shapes in colorful works of art. Learn about famous works and artists, while looking deeper into each painting.

Garza, Carmen Lomas
Papel picado, the art of cut paper, is shown. Learn how to hold the tissue paper and scissors. A few papel picado projects are explained including how to make papel picado with a craft knife.

Schulte, Jessica
Use the riddles to locate items in works of art. Appreciate the different elements and styles of art as you search for hidden objects. At the end, learn about these works by reading each caption next to each painting.