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Peet, Bill
Zach is a tiny ostrich that Zella, the zebra, saves. He grows and grows until he is bigger than Zella. When Zella has her baby, the baby is almost eaten by a tiger. Zach saves him just like Zella did for him.

Emberley, Rebecca
A combination of all the sounds heard in the city are condensed into this book. At the end, there is a glossary of sounds and where or when one hears them.

Brown, Margaret Wise
Muffin, a dog, has a cold and must stay indoors to rest. As he sleeps, he hears many indoor noises that children might like to practice.

Pendziwol, Jean//Gourbault, Martine
A little girl meets a friendly dragon at the beach and invites him to tea and lunch. During lunch the dragon sneezes fire and the table and curtains catch on fire. The fire alarm goes off but the little girl knows the important rules of fire safety. She tells the dragon that they must not stay inside and must meet their mother outside by the tree. When the dragon tries to go back in for his teddy bear, the little girl tells him to never to go back insidde a burning building. The little girls mother calls for help and the fire men come and put out the fire. Everyone is safe which is really important. The next time that they want to have tea, the friends will have a picnic on the beach.

Showers, Paul
What happens to your favorite foods after you eat them?They go through your body's digestive system. Your body uses what it needs to help you grow and then gets rid of the rest when you go to the bathroom.

Henderson, Kathy
In the middle of the night while most people are asleep, some people are hard at work. For example, janitors, astronomers, bakers, postal workers, and parents of newborns.

Zimelman, Nathan
When Mitsuo hoes his garden, he finds rare things in nature which he tries not to harm. All the while, his dad makes sure he's working.

Colman, Hila
A boy hates school because it is boring and the teachers never answer his questions. He would prefer to spend his time ate the zoo playing tic tac toe with an ape. Doing this, he works hard to learn how to beat the ape because he's having fun. He overcomes the doubts of his peers and teacher.

Williams, Karen Lynn
After spending a long day selling oranges at the market, a Haitian mother and daughter earn enough money to ride the tap-tap home. The tap-tap is a vehicle that takes passengers where they need to go. It stops when a passenger taps on the side twice.

Williams, Jay
Farmer Fred has been given one wish so he wishes that all of his future wishes come true. This wish ends up getting him into trouble and things get out of control.

Morozumi, Atsuko
Follow the journey of a gorilla who finds and counts various things.

Moser, Barry
Yoder is a lost soldier trying to find his way home. He runs into an old man who makes him rich, and he also gets the old man's magic tinderbox. Yoder, still lost, continues into a town. He stays in this town because he wants to marry the princess. The tinderbox ends up saving his life and helps him accomplish his goal.

dePaola, Tomie
Giovanni loves to juggle. He juggles every day to make people laugh. He goes to great extremes to turn peoples' frowns upside down.

Johnson, Jane
A little boy packs his bag with his special belongings and runs away. In his travels, he comes in contact with bad creatures, but in the end he isn't hurt and goes back home.

Rappaport, Doreen
With the help of Mother Jones, a famous leader, the miners go on strike to fight for better working conditions and wages. Rosie's family struggles to survive the eight-month strike. The persistant women and miners force the owners to give in, and the strike ends with victory.

Kumin, Maxine W.
Because his friends can do tricks that he cannot do, Speedy decides to dig a hole through the world. Once on the other side, he teaches the people about gravity.

Oneal, Zibby
During World War I in Europe, a girl named Lisa struggles because she feels that girls also deserve the right to vote. She is determined to prove this to others.

Baker, Keith
A snake plays hide and seek with the reader by hiding amidst familiar objects such as hats, cats, cakes, ice cream, baskets, and garden plants. The colorful snake blends in with the colorful pictures.

Heide, Florence Parry
Treehorn is shrinking. Being little is not easy. Treehorn discovers this by having difficulty doing his daily routine, like trying to mail a letter or go to school. One day, Treehorn finds a magical board game that helps him solve his problem.

Kirk, David
A young robot turns a field trip to space into a quest for his father when his stolen ship crashes. He makes new friends and finds his father as well as an alternative source of energy.

Yolen, Jane
A Taino boy tells his view of Columbus' landing. He doesn't like the pale men and how the islanders are treated. He speaks out against this but no one listens because he is young.

Priceman, Marjorie
Kate is a little girl whose best friend is a frog. When the frog causes too much trouble, her mom tells her to get rid of it. As Kate tries to find a decent home for her frog, he escapes.

Quackenbush, Robert
Piet and his friends go around their town to find clues to solve the problem of the mysterious gum-chewer!

Kojima, Naomi
A boy and his friend, Old Chief, watch their neighbors. The boy assumes they are thieves because Old Chief tells him so.

Bemelmans, Ludwig
Madeline is in London and meets a prince. She is distraught when they have to separate. The boy runs away and Madeline finds him.

Hughes, Shirley
Carlos is jealous of his friend Billy's new bicycle. He desperately wants a new one for his upcoming birthday. He realizes that friends are important and gets an unexpected better gift for his birthday.

Keller, Beverly
A girl befriends a bee and learns how to live with it. They meet many people with whom they resolve conflicts.

Bunting, Eve
A kid without a father learns from the bicycle man about trust. From other kids he learns honesty and friendship.

Hutchins, Pat
Ma made a plate of cookies. People kept coming by to share the cookies. Then grandma came by with more cookies.

Morley, Carol
The mayor's daughter gets carried away by an awful storm. A spider that can't walk and a pig with a cold set out to find the daughter as a team.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman
Nate the Great is a detective and he has an assignment to find Annie's missing picture. After looking at all the clues, he tracks down the culprit - Annie's little brother.

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.

Hathorn, Elizabeth
Kieran loves to watch the tram. He wants to be a paper boy at the tram stop like Saxon. So his dad gets him a job there, and after learning the job the hard way, he is successful.

Barklem, Jill
During the first snow, a Brambly Hedge community of field mice have many exciting adventures. Their activities include a snowball fight and a snowman in an Ice Hall.

Lobel, Arnold
Frog and Toad are two friends that have many adventures together, including after baking cookies, trying not to eat the whole batch.

Bianco, Margery Williams
A stuffed rabbit searches for his life, yearning to be free and real. He reaches his destiny with the help of a few friends.

De Beer, Hans
Lars, a little polar bear, gets caught in a fish net and gets thrown on board of a ship. He meets a cat, Nemo, and goes to the city. Nemo and his other friends help Lars find his way back to the North Pole.

Meeks, Arone Raymond
Enona is an Aborigine village person who lives in a rainforest. He is very interested in the many birds in the forest. He spends his free time climbing trees to watch the birds.

Hamilton, Virginia
The rainforest, ruined by humans, is no longer a safe place for Rundi Jaguarundi. Rundi decides to invite some strange and exotic animal friends to come along.

Allard, Harry//Marshall, James
The Smedley football team was having a horrible season. They hadn't won a game all season. Miss Nelson comes up with a great idea to whip the team into shape by dressing up as a substitute coach. After a few practices with Coach Swamp, the team won the biggest game of the year.

Gershator, David//Gershator, Phillis
When a little boy leaves bread on his plate, his mother reminds him how important bread is and the hard work that goes into making it. Through a song, children learn why they should not waste food, and how to be thankful for grain and bread.

Freedman, Florance
A true story of Ellen and William Craft, two slaves, who run away and try to find freedom.

Adelson, Leone
How do animals get ready for winter? Is it different from how children get ready for winter?

Katz, Michael Jay
Learn numbers one through twelve with these counting rhymes!

Burningham, John
The Hargrave family is very weak. Mrs. Hargrave has a baby who will not eat and is also very weak. One day the baby's mother feeds him avocado pears. The baby becomes so strong that he can move furniture, defend other children, and scare burglars.

Seuss, Dr.
A grandfather tells his grandson about the bad habit of the Zook people. The Zooks eat their bread with the butter side down. The Zooks and Vooks are separated by a wall, and they always argue about the way things should be done.

Mahy, Margaret
Jack and Marion McTavish decide to get an old car and have 7 children instead of 1 new car. They go on a picnic adventure with their children and Granny McTavish who always cooks everything too long.

Auch, Mary Jane
Poulette, the dancing hen, dreams of becoming a ballerina someday. A hungry fox tries to trick Poulette onto his dinner plate by appealing to her dreams of dancing in a New York show. It is Poulette that ends up deserving the applause in the end.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman
Nate is confronted by his scatter-brained friend, Claude, to help find Claude's missing grocery list. Nate, after eating Claude's pancakes, realizes that the recipe for these is Claude's grocery list.

Burningham, John
Steve is sent to the store with a list. On his way home, he is approached by many animals demanding his food. He tricks the animals and goes home with all of his groceries.