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Hopkinson, Deborah
Claro makes a quilt that describes the path that slaves must take to walk to freedom. She runs away with Jack and gets to freedom because of the quilt.

Munsch, Robert
Thomas is a stubborn boy. One day when his mother buys him a new snowsuit, Thomas refuses to wear it. Eventually, Thomas wears the snowsuit and gets angry. This occurs at school, which leads to a humorous situation.

Pochocki, Ethel
It takes a winter storm to show a snobbish nightgown that she can love a gentle and courageous pair of long johns.

Willard, Nancy
The moon wants a nightgown and a cozy bed to sleep in. The moon finds a nightgown and decides not to come out one night. All the people in the world are sad, so the sun makes the moon promise to take the nightgown back.

Hughes, Shirley
Who is hiding?Let's see who is hiding behind books, newspapers, and hats.

Polacco, Patricia
When a Russian family moves to America they decide that in order to keep their heritage, a quilt that has been added on to by generation after generation, will be their way of keeping them together.

Ness, Evaline
An old lady owns a dog and buys it fish, shoes, and even a hat. The dog does many interesting things like dance and read the news.

Passen, Lisa
Uncle Carmen gets a new job, and the entire family goes to the store to help him pick out a new suit.

Carlstrom, Nancy White
Jesse Bear talks about what he wears in the morning, at noon, and at night. Written in verse.

Kvasnosky, Laura McGee
Two sisters, Zelda and Ivy, can't wait for Christmas morning. Zelda hopes to get a lovely velvet evening gown while Ivy wishes for a princess Mimi doll with all the ballet accessories. The two sisters make a beautiful bracelet for their lovely elderly neighbor. The neighbor receives her christmas wish, but will Zelda and Ivy get their Christmas wish too?

Oberman, Sheldon
A person's life is followed from birth to almost death. Jewish traditions, culture, and families are highlighted.

Wright, Courtni Crump
Despite their troublesome lives, these slaves find reason to celebrate and be happy. Lettie and her family dance, sing, feast, and play games in honor of her sister's marriage.

Charlip, Remy//Supree, B.
Harlequin doesn't have a new costume for the carnival, so each of his friends give him a piece of cloth left over from theirs. His mom sews the cloth pieces onto his old suit and he's a hit at the party.

Millen, C.M.
A young girl finds herself down in the dumps, lonely, depressed, and hanging around just like the laundry line outside her window. She doesn't want to do anything and looks so pitiful sitting beside her window all alone: she's got the low-down laundry line blues. Her sister decides that something must be done to cheer her up!She uses jivey rhymes to lift her sister's mood, but to no avail, they just don't seem to work. As a last resort, she drags her lonely blues-stricken sister outside and turns the low-down laundry line into a lively jump rope to play with!Suddenly the low-down laundry line and the girl with the low-down laundry line blues become lively and upbeat.

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.

Slobodkina, Esphyr
A man who sells hats falls asleep with his hats on. When he wakes up, his hats have all disappeared so he spends the rest of the day trying to find them.

Steig, William
A little girl has to go through the snow to take a dress to her mother who made it for one of her customers.

Graves, Keith
Frank wants to dance. He puts on his best clothes and some ants in his pants and heads to the theatre. Once on stage, Frank dazzles the audience with his dancing. Everyone is impressed, until Frank starts to fall apart--literally!It doesn't matter to him, he can dance!

Rowan, Kate
How do we get sick?Join Sam and his mom as they talk about germs and their bodies. Help them figure out how bodies fight off enemy germs.

Winthrop, Elizabeth
There are different types of shoes for various purposes such as skating, swimming, walking, and skipping. We can do many fun activities in so many fun shoes -- especially with your own feet.

Oxenbury, Helen
Tom goes to the beach with his dad and his stuffed monkey, Pippo. Tom's dad says he must wear a hat so that he will not get sick. Tom thinks Pippo should do the same. Tom lets Pippo wear his sun hat, and Tom wears a newspaper hat.

Hooker, Ruth
A boy receives a cowboy suit for his birthday. He takes imaginary, wild trips out to the Wild West.

Madrigan, Antonio Hernandez
Erandi has thick, long, beautiful hair that her mother braids each morning. One day while making dinner with her mother, Erandi hears voices from the street offering money for the women's hair. Mama' explains that the hair buyers would pay well for Erandi's braids. That day they go fishing and mama' discovers that they need a new fishing net badly but they do not have money for one. The next day is Erandi's birthday and Erandi picks out a new dress for her present. On the way home mama' and Erandi stop at the barber shop where Erandi allows the barber to cut her hair so her mama' can afford a new net.

Freeman, Don
Ty learns about tides and fishing from his old friend, the Pelican. Ty loses a boot in the tide, but catches a fish in his boot. However, he loses that boot too. He gives his fish to the hungry pelican and the pelican gives Ty the lost boot.

Aylesworth, Jim
An old black fly bothers a crazy mixed-up family by flying around and interrupting every aspect of their lives. The fly progresses through the alphabet by landing first on an apple pie, a baby, cookies, then a dog.

Ehlert, Lois
Children wait for a big snowday to make their snow family. They create a dad, mom, boy, girl, baby, dog, and cat by using objects found around the house. When the sun comes out, the family melts away.

Stoeke, Janet Morgan
A silly loving chicken ventures out in the cold for an winter adventure. See how he mistakes some mittens for a hat to keep himself warm.

Kline, Suzy
A little girl has many accidents throughout a day. But other people have accidents too!

Merriam, Eve
There are many kinds of holes. There are holes for seeds which grow plants for food. There are holes for drinking and eating our food. There are holes for windows that allow us to see. Holes are also used out at sea. Without holes where would we be?

Lenski, Lois
On Davy's day, he goes through his daily routine. Davy makes choices about the things he will do during the day. Also, he takes care of himself by taking a bath on his own, dressing himself, and getting out of bed.

Munsch, Robert
Shelly's room is a mess but it is not her fault. A little boy that is living in her sock drawer is causing all the problems. How can she get others to believe her?

McGrath, Barbara Barbieri
Smell the hot dogs, hear the crowd, see the ball soar. Time for a baseball game!Count from 1-20 while having baseball fun.

Rockwell, Anne
A little girl goes with her parents to a farm where they pick apples and choose the best pumpkin for carving. At home, the family prepares for Halloween by carving the jack-o-lantern, dressing up, and going trick-or-treating.

DeFelice, Cynthia
Playing the bagpipes is Willie McPhee's favorite form of entertainment, but because his audience is unable to pay for his entertainment, Willie is forced to leave. On his journey to find money, he becomes tired and his clothes wear out. Across the forest he sees a dead man and since his shoes are torn, he takes the dead man's boots. As he approaches a house to find hospitality, see how the dead man comes back to haunt him.

Joseph, Lynn
The Trinidad carnival is coming up and Lily's sister Christine is getting all the attention from her family over her hummingbird costume. Lily wishes that she could wear a fancy costume and jump up at the children's carnival too. When the big day comes, Lily helps Christine have courage to go up on the stage.

Viorst, Judith
A young girl's mom and dad will not let her get her ears pierced. She is determined about getting them pierced and she gives many persuasive reasons why she should be allowed.

Hilton, Nette
An outlaw family is well dressed by the father who is a tailor. The community learns to accept the family.

Yorinks, A.
Santa Claus's pants are given to a rich man by mistake. While searching for them, Santa is put in jail so Christmas does not occur. In July, when Santa is released, his pants are returned and Christmas occurs in July.

Vincent, Gabrielle
Celestine decides to tidy Ernest's dresser drawers. She comes across his old pictures and realizes that he has no pictures of her. He tells her to dress up, so they can take pictures together.

Munsch, Robert
Jeremiah and Amanda are ready for kindergarten, except for the part where they need to share. Amanda wants the book, the blocks, and the paint. Jeremiah wants the book, the blocks, and the paint. In kindergarten, sharing is key. Will Jeremiah and Amanda find the key?They sure have a surprise for everyone!

Ross, Tony
After trying to work for the rich, a little cobbler realizes that having money is not everything. He decides that he enjoys life much more when he works for the town for food and supplies.

Sabuda, Robert
The robe of the Blizzard lays over the land, bringing ice and darkness to everything it touches. But what would happen if one young girl destroyed the robe?Teune felt it was her duty to restore the robe she has destroyed. Will she be rewarded for her help or punished for bringing back the cold?In the end, Teune's efforts helps the People Who Fear the Winter Night to be remembered as the People of the Northern Lights.

Kuskin, Karla
The members of the philharmonic get ready for a performance. Their routines and all the things they have to do before the concert are discussed.

Cocca-Leffler, Maryann
The principal, Mr. Tanen, loves wearing different ties until Mr. Apple tells him not to anymore. When Mr. Apple substitutes as principal, he learns the kind of happiness that the ties can bring.

Millen, C.M.
A poem about shearing sheep, spinning the wool, and also weaving, and knitting with the wool. Each worker has a different addition to the poem that explains their job.

Potter, Beatrix
Benjamin and Peter Rabbit have an adventure trying to reclaim Peter's clothes from a scarecrow. They are trapped by a cat and punished by Mr. Bunny, but manage to bring some onions home to Mrs. Rabbit.

Leevwen, Jean Van
Amanda and Oliver are brother and sister pigs who see the first snow of the year. They have many adventures in the snow including building a snow fort, sledding, and making a snow pig.

Spinelli, Eileen
The hog family wants to go to the opera. But when father Hog's car breaks down, they must find a different mode of transportation. After unsucessfully trying a scooter, roller skates, and other ideas, the six hogs take the bus. By the time they get to the opera, the show is over.

Roth, Carol
One dirty pig gets into the tub, but what happens when all ten pigs take a bath?See what happens when all ten are clean and you must turn the book around and upside-down to count again.

Mitchell, Barbara//Sandford, John
An Amish family goes away for a day to buy clothes and food. They return home to eat dinner, then take their animals to the barn.