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Kalman, Maira
Do you want to be a writer, an architect, a barber, a fireman, a photographer, an astronomer, a doctor, a doorman, a musician, or a short-order cook when you grow up?Someday you will know just what you want to be.

Kalman, Marina
Follow Max as he goes through Hollywood and finds out what it is all about. Max works with new and interesting people.

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.

Kellogg, Steven
Gloria is in training to be a witch. She decides to quit to become a good witch. Then she decides to help the Pepperwills and Valdoons find peace. With the help of elves, her dream comes true.

Kessler, Cristina
In the Ethiopian mountain village of Lalibela, famous for its churches and honey, a young girl determines to find a way to be a beekeeper despite being told that is somethign only men can do.

Kessler, Ethel//Kessler, Leonard
After he retires, Stan becomes a hot dog man. He finds that his new job help him come to the rescue during a big snow storm.

Khalsa, Dayal Kaur
There is no pizza in May's town until Mrs. Pelligrino comes to visit and teaches them how to make delicious food.

Kimmelman, Leslie
A little girl and her family operate a fruit and vegetable stand near the beach with the help of their dog, Frannie. She enjoys seeing all the different customers come in and buy different things.

King, Elizabeth
The growth of a pumpkin starts as a seed and the farmer cares for them until they are plump, orange, and ready to be picked. The logistics and details of a pumpkin patch are outlined.

Klein, Adria
Max visits the dentist where he gets his teeth checked and cleaned. Max makes sure to brush his teeth twice a day so, when the dentist looks for cavities, he doesn't have any! After looking at x-rays of his teeth, Max gets a new toothbrush from the dentist and leaves his office after having a great checkup!

Klein, Norma
Marina, a little girl, loves to play pretend with her best friend Adam. They pretent what they will be when they grow up. Adam tells Maria that she cannot have a career like a doctor because girls can only he nurses. Adam is always telling her that girls cannot do certain things but Marina always proves she can.

Kovalski, Maryann
Frank and Zeldo own a pizza place. When business gets slow, a strange man appears and grants them wishes. The pizza place is soon booming and is too much for them to handle. They decide to try something new so they move to the beach and set up a pizza stand.

Krahn, Fernando
A family's new robot is all work and no play until the daughter takes matter into her own hands. (A Wordless Book)

Kraus, Robert
Owliver's mother and father expect him to be different things when he grows up. The little owl makes up his mind to be a firefighter, something neither of his parents thought of.

Kraus, Robert//Kraus, Bruce
After being asked to search for the missing bones, the detective of London sets out to find clues. Through many adventures, he locates them and saves the day. All in a day's work.

Krensky, Stephen
Santa was not always the lovable gift giver we know him as today. He tried out many jobs starting when he was a young man including chimney sweep, postal worker, cook, zookeeper, and circus performer before he found the job that was right for him. He only became the Santa we know and love after meeting the elves at the circus and going to their homes where he suggested they work together to give gifts to people around the world on one special night a year.

Krensky, Stephen
Imagine growing up and being just a little different than everyone else. Morgan was never interested in troll things, even the games they played. He wanted more than troll life could give him. When he gets the job of forager, he begins a whole new life.

Krockover, Gerald//Krochover, Sharon
A girl talks about her Uncle Bill's Ice Cream Shop. She describes the different kinds of ice cream and tells of her favorites.

Kroll, Steven
Howard and Gracie own a luncheonette. They describe the work that they do and all the people that come to eat there.

Kroll, Steven
Ben and Sarah, two children in New York City in the early 20th century, are friends with Joe, the ice cream man. With the help of his cousin, Joe surprises the city with a new concept of ice cream cones. The children almost ruin his surprise.

Kroll, Steven
Antonio, a street performer, decides to rescue his good friend Daniela when she is kidnapped by bandits. After many adventures, he brings her home safely.

Kruse, Max
Spiros is a farmer who depends on his crow to get every day started. One day, the rooster was depressed and wouldn't crow because the world was dark. Finally, Spiros tricks his rooster into crowing again.

Kvasnosky, Laura McGee
A new boy named Eugene has moved in next door to Zelda and Ivy. the three quickly become friends. A romance blooms, they play imaginary games, and go camping. Like all friends, they don't always get along, but they work out their differences.

La Fontaine
A poor, old, but happy shoemaker sings all day long to keep his rich neighbor from sleeping. A rich man gives the shoemaker a bag of gold to keep quiet. The gold causes him to worry constantly and the shoemaker loses all his friends. The shoemaker realizes he is unhappy, returns the gold, and decides to go back to making shoes and friends.


Lamstein, Sarah
Random acts of kindness are demonstrated by Cassandra as she tells her teacher that she likes her buttons. Cassandra's positive attitude spreads throughout her school and around the neighborhood bringing joy and surprise to all.

Lasky, Kathryn
A boy named Marvin leaves his family during the flu epidemic. He goes to a lumberjack camp in northern Minnesota and works and learns French while making some interesting friends. Marvin learns to ski, dance, and do the bookkeeping as a lumberjack.

Laurin, Anne
A lonely magician makes a paper crane come to life. He is surrounded by many friends. When winter comes, the crane must leave, but his new friends still come over.

Leaf, Margaret
A young boy is growing up in a rural village in China. An artist paints a dragon without eyes on the wall of a village. When the town insist he puts eyes on the dragon, amazing events occur.

Lenski, Lois
Cowboy Small takes care of his horse Cactus and rides him around the ranch. He does jobs like fixing the fence and rounding up the cows.

Lenski, Lois
Farmer Small describes the various chores he does on his farm to keep it running smoothly. He tells what he feeds his animals and how he takes care of his fields.

Lenski, Lois
Engineer Small has a little engine and tells how it works and what it does in a working day, including all the people that must work on a train.

Lent, Blair
Pistachio, a green cow, can ride a bicycle, walk the tightrope, and dance. Her owner, Waldo, hopes to join a circus but the circus owner is not interested in cows until his tent his empty because everyone is watching Pistochio. Waldo and Pistachio are then allowed to join the circus.

Lerner, Harriet//Goldhor, Susan
Franny B. Kranny loves her wild and crazy hairstyle, but her parents say that she needs to get her hair done before the family reunion. Initially she is upset, but then a bird decides to make her new hairstyle its home. Everyone, including Franny, loves the hairstyle. They want her to keep it, but Franny decide it's now time to cut it.

Lester, Julius
Using his amazing tracking ability, black cowboy Bob Lemmons is accepted by a herd of wild horses allowing him to corral them. Based on a true story, the reader gets a glimpse of the struggles that faced the cowboys in the plains of the United States.

Levitin, Sonia
Abel, Nagel, and Zeke, three farmers worry about a hen laying a single speckled egg, a cow that kicks over a bucket of milk, and horse that eats mustard seed. Their wives try to comfort them but it does not work so they ask the teacher what to do. The teacher tells them to worry more than their husbands and the strategy worked.

Levy, Elizabeth
Jill's dog Fletcher is not on the front steps when Jill arrives home from school, so Jill and her friend Gwen search the neighborhood for Fletcher. They believe Mr. Fernbach has Fletcher and convince Jill's mother to follow Mr. Fernbach to his studios. Fletcher is found in the studios where he is being used in a dog food commercial.

Lewin, Ted
Abdul and his grandfather travel the streets of Fez, Morocco on the way to work. After passing merchants, carpenters and other citizens hard at work, grandfather spreads out a carpet to begin his job, telling stories to a crowd.

Lewis, J. Patrick
Mr. Bones is a peddler who sells all sorts of things,including sundrops and moonbows. The towns people always trust his products. One day, a boy tries to expose his wares as nonsense, but the boy is proved wrong.

Lewis, Marjorie
A boy grows up in a small village and trains to be a hero. After growing up he leaves the village to become a hero, but instead of rescuing a princess he is caught by a witch. He outwits the witch and returns to the village to be a farmer.

Lewis, Thomas P.
Adventures aboard the Rainbird, a clipper ship, are given from the perspective of the captain's young son as he journey's from New York around South America to California. On the voyage the captain becomes ill so his wives assume the duties of captain on the ship.

Lewis, Thomas P.
Frida cat goes in to work with her father and helps out in the office in the morning. She also spends the afternoon with him in the big city and has a great time.

Lionni, Leo
Mr. Timothy McMouse, a city mouse, runs away to the country. He meets a group of field mice who live in a castle and tries to fit in. Timothy cannot pass the test of the country mice. When Timothy saves himself and another mouse from the cat, he is given an honorary Field Mouse License.

Lionni, Leo
Matthew is a poor smart mouse. He does not know what to do with his life. He ends up becoming a professional painter as the result of a dream he had after going to the art museum. He becomes a very famous artist.

Littlesugar, Amy
Jolie shows courage in her community by protecting the school that will educate her and others. Jolie is afraid others will burn down the school. Jolie never gives up hope, and learns about famous African Americans who were brave and made a difference in their community, just like Jolie.

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.

Locker, Thomas
Mike tells the story about the life and hardships of living on a farm. Because of many factors, they decide to start selling pumpkins and flowers which enable them to remain on the farm.

Loh, Morag
Two girls' mother is too tired from work to tell them a bedtime story, so the two girls tell their own story and tuck their mother in bed.

London, Jonathan
Hip Cat is cool and is idolized by others in town. Rhythm and music rock this cat's world.

Look, Lenore
While her mother and father go to work in Chinatown, a young girl learns how to make rice dumplings and crab and shrimp soup with her grandma. They then take a bus to Grandma's work where she cracks crabs in a factory for a few pennies per day. Grandma prepares a crab meal at the end of a hard working day, made with love as strong as ginger. Katie appreciates her "Gnin Gnin" (grandmother) and all she does so Katie can follow her dress, becoming whoever she wants to be in America.