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Ashley, Bernard
Ling Sung feels that he's not able to do anything at his school. One day by accident, his use of pretend chopsticks amazes his classmates and teachers.

Asch, Frank
The child in the story describes the reciprocity between himself,herself and the earth using activities such as playing, listening and growing and emotions and relationships, such as sadness and friendship.

Aruego, Jose
Juan lives in a jungle. One day while Juan is napping, his carabao wanders into the jungle. In the jungle, Juan comes across many Asuangs.

Arnosky, Jim
A portrayal of the lovely things that happen at a brook when a mother deer and two fawns come to drink.

Arnosky, Jim
A bear wakes up in autumn to get food and eventually hibernate. The big bear scares all the other animals.

Arnold, Ted
Walter always wanted to jump on his bed. One night he dreamed that he fell through the floor. When he awoke, he never wanted to jump on his bed again.

Arnold, Marsha D.
One week before Naming Day, the character does on a search for Bengal. The parrots and monkeys were not kind to him in the forest and even teased him. Even in the face of danger and violence, this character shows how to have the heart of a tiger.

Armstrong, Jennifer
Hugh is an orphan who wants to go to the city to make his fortune. Even though he encounters many obstacles, he pushes on and makes it to the city.

Ardizzone, Edward
A brother and sister are extra crew members on a ship. It is not as easy as they thought to work on a ship. They face many adventures and dangers together.

Ardizzone, Edward
Two young boys longed to be at sea, so their parents took them on a trip. Their parents were called off on an emergency but the boys stayed. They encounter a series of problems, but the crew and the boys survive.

Ardizzone, Edward
Tim wants to be a sailor, so he stows away on a boat. He stays on the boat until a storm overturns it, and then he heads for home.

Ardizzone, Edward
Tim, a little boy, comes home after being at sea to find his parents have moved. He goes out looking for them. He travels on different boats and stays with different people. Then, one day by luck, he finds his parents.

Ardizzone, Edward
Ginger, a little boy, runs away to live on a ship, and Tim and Charlotte go after him. They both join the crew on another ship and work. Their ship collides with Ginger's ship. Ginger comes aboard. They all work and go back home to their parents.

Anzaldua, Gloria
Prietita is a young girl who befriends a young immigrant from Mexico. He lives with his mother in a shed. When the police come, Prietita hides them so they won't be taken away. This story is in English and Spanish.

Anno, Mitsumasa
In the land of cards, everyone has an upside-down double. Everyone bickers over who is really up and who is down. The joker guides us through this world. Finally, the king tells them it's all about your point of view.

Andrews, Jan
A boy named Tom visits his grandfather's farm the day before it's suppose to be auctioned off. He is very sad and relives old memories with his grandfather. This helps them both deal with the pain.

Anderson, Lonzo
A young boy is on his way to a Halloween party, when he sees two witches and follows them. He ends up at a Halloween party with witches, ogres, and gremlins and has a wonderful time. He returned home that night by way of broomstick, only to wonder if it was a dream or not.

Anderson, Jill
Tiffany always hates to be told no, so she dreams up a place called the Land of No. Here, everyone always answers with the word no. Tiffany learns how to word her requests in order to het her way. When she awakes from her dream, her mother answers yes.

Amoss, Berthe
Tom's little brother, John, follows him everywhere. Sometimes, he becomes a pest. His big brother Mark can do almost anything. Tom gets mad one day and goes away, but gets scared and comes back home.

Allsburg, Chris Van
The small town of Riverbend is under siege by omnipresent forces in this wonderful tale.

Allen, Pamela
A bear was chasing Bertie. So, the king chased the bear and everyone in the knigdom ran along and made noise. The bear was flattered by all the attention.

Allen, Jeffrey//Marshall, James
Mrs. Rat is always spying on her neighbors. One day, she finds out someone is spying on her and the tables are turned.

Allard, Henry//Marshall, James
Miss Nelson, a teacher, had to have her tonsils taken out. The principal of the school substituted for her but he was very boring. The kids decided to pretend to be Miss Nelson. When Miss Nelson found out, she brought out Miss Swamp for an afternoon.

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.

Alexander, Sally
Maggie dreams of catching a whopper sized fish to compete with her older brother. With the help of her aging uncle, Maggie catches her fish and confronts an old bear in the mountains.

Alexander, Martha
There is a new library being built near Dinah's house. She watched it get larger and could not wait for it to open. When it did she wanted to get a card of her own, so Dinah learned how to write her name and got her own library card.

Alexander, Martha
Oliver is becoming a big brother, and is dreading the arrival of his new sibling. He becomes angry and jealous and threatens to leave his mother. However, she is able to convince him that he is loved and needed at home.

Alexander, Lloyd
A carpenter who is unhappy with his life, goes to a fortune teller. The fortune teller tells him that he will be rich and famous. The carpenter does become rich and famous by becoming a fortune teller himself.

Alderson, Sue Ann
Bonnie is trying to entertain herself. In the process she makes mischief and irritates her mother. Mommy's anger disturbs Bonnie. She doesn't understand why Mommy gets mad and why she doesn't play with her. Bonnie confronts her and then Mommy realizes that her daughter needs her very much.

Aiello, Barbara//Shulman, Jeffrey
Scott Whittaker recounts the events between Thanksgiving and Christmas in his diary. He starts a karate club at school and meets Bill Walters, a homeless man who was the quarterback of the local high school football team in 1967 The book ends with questions and answers about asthma.

Agee, Jon
Freddy Legrand tries to fly across the Atlantic, but crashes. He is rescued by Sophie and Albert. He builds a new plane and plans and encounters great new adventures.

Adler, David A.
A little girl's grandpa comes over to her house to babysit her. She sees a number on his arm. She asks about it and he tells her about when he was young and in a concentration camp in Germany.

Adelson, Leone
Patty is going to school for the first time. All of her outdoor friends want to know why she is so excited so they follow her to school. The animals don't understand many of the activities that she does at school, but Patty enjoys them all very much.

Adams, Adrienne
A small group of witches prepare for their favorite night of the year, Halloween. The witches become frightened of the children that are dressed up in costumes.

Adams, Adrienne
The Abbott's are Easter egg painters. Their son, Orson, is talked into having a Christmas party for all the neighboring young rabbits. Everyone pitches in to help and the party is a huge success.

Aardena, Verna
Bimwili, a young Swahili girl, finds a shell at the seashore. Leaving it behind, she returns to fetch it and is captured by a shape-changing ogre. She must match wits with him in order to go home

Aardema, Verna
Rabbit and his friends have crossed lion by eating his honey. Lion chases Rabbit two days in a row, but does not catch him. Both times Rabbit outsmarts him. However, Rabbit learns his lesson to stop stealing Lion's honey.