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| by Kinerk, Robert

A young boy, Timothy Cox, decides to go without changing his socks for a month. As the smell from his socks begins to grow, the entire community gets involved in trying to get him to change his socks. Timothy creatively avoids getting caught for the whole month. He aviods the fire fighters with their hoses and even a scout troop! When the month has come to an end, he keeps the socks in a cabinet as a trophy in his determination to stick to his word and not change his socks.

| by Barrett, Judi

Grandpa tells a bedtime story about a town where all the food came from the sky in rain, snow, hurricane, and tornado forms. It becomes a disaster, and people flee to a new town.

| by Hutchins, Pat

A hunter is on a mission to find animals. The hunter comes upon all the animals at once and is overwhelmed! The sight of all the animals scares him, and he runs away.

| by Cronin, Doreen

There are many ways to wiggle during the day. Join this dog as he wiggles from morning until night through the pages of lively rhyming text. From flipping pancakes to exploring the moon, your imagination will take you to even more ways to get your wiggles out.

| by Beard, Darleen Bailey

Lucille and her younger brother, Natt, play together and use their imagination. They run around and exercise in their yard. While they are playing, a bad storm hits. Their mother puts them in the cellar as she goes to help an elderly neighbor. The storm is a tornado. When the storm is over, the two children find the two adults, and life is back to the way it was: imaginary.

| by Cronin, Doreen

While the farmer is sleeping, the animals on the farm decide it is time to set the fish free from the farmer's fish tank. Follow this counting rhyme as the farm animals take you on a journey from 1 to 10. They plan to release the fish on their own special fishing trip.

| by Dotlich, Rebecca K.

There are so many families who do different things. Different families eat different foods, enjoy different activities, speak different languages, and live in different dwellings. There is always a family that is just right for you.

| by Bronson, Linda

Dance through the alphabet with a cast of circus characters. Enjoy the illustration made from clay, collage and paint that create unforgettable pictures.

| by Gregory, Nan

A developmentally challenged girl named Cindy finds love and companionship in a puppy she names Smudge. However, the home where Cindy lives does not allow pets, so the puppy is taken away. With the help of her friends at Hospice, a perfect solution is thought of so that Smudge is taken care of and everyone can benefit from his companionship.

| by Carle, Eric

Each car on the train shows one more zoo animal than the previous page (A Wordless Book).

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| by Stefanik, Alfred T.

Freddie thinks his new neighbor, Sam, is annoying. Freddie does not understand that Sam has Down's Syndrome, and he needs a friend.

| by Carroll, David

The ASCPA Complete Guide to Pet Care is a great book that tells you everything you need to know about taking care of your pet to ensure a healthy life! It's a favorite among pet lovers everywhere. No picture; for intermediate to advanced readers.

| by Lewis, J. Patrick

In this collection of sixteen poems, children's favorite books are highlighted. Some poems include, What if Books had Different Names, The Big Word Girl, and Reading in the Dark.

| by Watson, Clyde

It's Valentine's Day and four little foxes want to surprise their parents by making Valentines and baking a special Valentine's Day cake. They work together for a special Valentine's Day.

| by Browne, Anthony

Willy the ape dreams. Willy dreams the same things you or I might dream and his dreams show a very colorful imagination.

| by Dahl, Michael

Count by twos and see where your tracks take you. Can you follow the footprints in the snow?

| by Knight, Hilary

Wallace, an orange orangutan, lives in a cage in a zoo. Wallace is very curious about the world outside of the zoo, so he goes on adventures to discover this outside world. Although Wallace is really curious about the outside world, he always returns to his cage at the zoo.
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