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McCloskey, Robert
Burt Dow is an old deep-water fisherman. He goes out in his old boat one day and catches a whale tail. He puts a bandaid on the hole in his tail and later becomes a doctor to all the other whales in that school.

Le Guin, Ursula K.
A dragon terrorizes a city. Min and Polo discover what the dragon wants and saves their city in the process.

Rand, Gloria
After an oil spill covers Prince William Sound, a little girl rescues a baby seal and helps get him ready to go back to his natural home.

Soule, Jean//Soule, Nancy
A mouse stows away on a pirate ship but it is attacked and begins to sink. He grabs some treasures and returns safely to land to make a prosperous living.

Stevenson, James
Only Chester, the dog, who gets a job at the Supreme Souvenier Factory can save the factory from being taken over by greedy Mr. Sashwayte.

Luenn, Nancy
Nessa and her grandmother catch enough fish to feed the whole camp. However, during the night, Nessa's grandmother becomes sick and Nessa must protect her and the fish from wild animals.


Hoban, Lillian
Arthur, the chimp, is worried about losing his tooth because he is afraid of the sight of blood. His sister proves that she is brave by conquering her fear of the dark. Arthur pulls out his tooth to prove he is brave, too.

Gerstein, Mordicai
A man finds a seal that sheds her skin and becomes a beautiful woman. He falls in love with her and makes her stay for seven years. They have a son who realizes that his father takes his mother's seal skin. The boy finds the skin and gives it to his mother, who then returns to the sea.

Martin, Bill Jr.
A young child, Curly Kidd, wants to grow up to be just like Dad. Dad is a bronco rider, and together they ride the toughest bulls in all the country. In the end, the reader learns that Curly Kidd is a girl.

Heide, Florence Parry//Gilliland, Judith Heide
Ahmed has a secret which he keeps all day long. Tonight he will tell his secret to his family but first he has work to do. Ahmed works in the loud and crowded city. The sights and lovely sounds fill his day while he works. When at last he has done all of his work, he can reveal his secret.

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.

Spier, Peter
The circus comes to town. Everyone is introduced, performs and when finished, they all pack up and the circus moves on.

Titus, Eve
While working as the Cheese Taster at M'sieu Duval's factory, Anatole the Mouse is forced to face his biggest fear: a cat. When the cat threatens Anatole's job, Anatole puts his brain to work and comes up with a plan that saves his job and makes him the most respected mouse in all France.

Freschet, Bernice
Furlie is a cat who is afraid of everything and hides in the house all day. He feels his life is dull, so he practices being brave. He becomes overly confident in himself and becomes a bully. He learns after he meets a bear that everyone should treat one another kindly and equally.

Wahl, Jan
A young boy and his cat, Ginger, do things together. Ginger starts running away and disappearing for whole days and nights. The boy imagines where Ginger could be, and then finds out that Ginger has seven kittens.

Armstrong, Jennifer
Chin Yu Min is married to a wealthy man. She takes advantage of their wealth and is very mean to people. Her husbands dies, and she is now poor. She finds a cat that catches fish, so she gets him to stay with her. She is attached to the cat now, but she accidentally gives him away. She later finds him and has now learned to appreciate her good fortunes.

Clymer, Eleanor
Horatio is a selfish cat who leaves home because his owner, Mrs. Casey, has taken in other animals and doesn't pay attention to him. While he is gone, two kittens adopt him and he must take care of them. When he realizes that he can't do it alone, they all go back to Mrs. Casey.

Prigger, Mary Skillings
Aunt Minnie McGranahan lives alone and has a very orderly life. She has a system for doing everything from cleaning to feeding her animals. One day, Minnie receives a telegram from across the country telling her that her nieces and nephews need someone to raise them and take care of them. Despite her neighbors' doubts that nine children could never fit into her perfectly ordered schedule, Minnie and the children work as a team and live together quite nicely.

Giffith, Helen V.
Janetta is going to her grandfather's house for the first time in a year. She is worried that her mother will be lonely and that her grandfather will not recognize her.

Cabrera, Jane
What is cat's favorite color? Cat visits the ten most popular colors to try and decide which color is his favorite. In the end the decision is easy. Cat's favorite color is orange, which is the color of his mom!

Hassett, John//Hassett, Ann
Nana Quimby saves the day when she executes a creative plan to rescue stranded cats from a tree outside her window. The old woman called the firehouse, police station, library, and zoo for help but no one was willing to lend a hand.

Seuss, Dr.
It was too wet to play outside, so Sally and her brother just sat inside. Along came the Cat in the Hat with a bunch of silly tricks that made a huge mess. Right before their mother returns, they clean everything up.

Oakley, Graham
The church mice lose their home to the rats. Together with the cat, they make a plan to gain their home back.

Modell, Frank
Marvin and Milton want to go to the circus but they do not have enough money. They decide to make a circus of their own and make cats the entertainment. They cannot train cats, but they devise a way to earn money.

Bonsall, Crosby
A group of friends lose of their cat, Mildred. To find her, they form a private eye detective club. Little do they know that when they find Mildred, they will find new kittens, also!

Mahy, Margaret
A litte kitten climbs to the top of a Christmas tree and gets stuck -all the others try to help, and end with a animal decorated tree.

Keats, Ezra Jack
The neighborhood is having a pet show but Archie can't find his cat. He searches diligently for the cat but can't find it. When the judges are passing out awards, an old woman arrives with the cat while Archie arrives with another pet and also gets a prize.

Annett, Cora
Alf is a donkey that feels unappreciated, so he hides on the roof and pretends to run away. His two owners miss him very much. Alf learns how appreciated he really is.

Hoban, Tana
Animals, flowers, food, and instruments have different textures. A small part of each object is seen first then the whole picture comes into view when you turn the page. (A Wordless Book)

Kumin, Maxine W.//Sexton, Anne
Joey is a mouse who lives on a farm. He meets a city mouse who is a boy's pet, and they become good friends. They play and do things together until the city mouse has to leave.

Babbitt, Natalie
The king and queen, wanting only the best for Bub, start asking everyone what they think is the best thing for Bub. Finally, the cook's daughter suggests that the king and queen ask Bub what is best.

Hoban, Lillian
Arthur wants to be a ghost for Halloween. When he realizes that he won't be the only ghost, Arthur creates an original costume that stands out from everyone.

Rylant, Cynthia
In the Springtime, Henry and his dog, Mudge have many adventures. They enjoy the flowers, play in a puddle and save five new kittens from a mean dog.

Kellogg, Steven
Pinkerton's family decides he needs a friend and gets a cat named Rose. The only problem is that Rose thinks she's a Great Dane like Pinkerton, and Pinkerton now thinks he's a kitten.

Soto, Gary
Chato, the coolest low-riding cat in East L.A., feels very fortunate when he learns a family of mice accepts his invitation to dinner. Chato and his best friend, Novio Boy, prepare an extravagant meal excluding the main dish. When the two cats open the door and see a surprise guest, they realize that their plan is ruined.

Zimelman, Nathan
Arabella takes her ten cats for a walk every day, but Mean Murgatroyd, the dog next door, scares them away. Arabella comes up with a great idea for dealing with Murgatroyd.

Yolen, Jane
Dove Isabeau is a young beauty whose stepmother is a jealous witch. One day, the witch turns Isabeau into a dragon. A young man saves her by risking his own life. In the end, Dove Isabeau saves her lover's life and they live happily ever after.

Pryor, Bonnie
Louie and Dan are two mice brothers that move out into the world on their own. They learn how important a good breakfast is, how scary cats are, and how best friends are important.

Stevenson, James
Maryann and Louie's grandpa had to take car of his neighbors' pets when he was a young boy. He describes the escapades of feeding hundreds of cats, a rabbit, fish and gerbils.

Slate, Joseph
Lula cat moves to a new place and misses her old friends. While trying to get back to her friends, she discovers she has made new friends.

Soto, Gary
Chato's friend, Novio Boy, always gets sad at birthday parties because he is from the pound and does not know when his birthday is. Chato decides to throw his friend the biggest party ever, but in the hustle and bustle, forgets to invite the cat of honor!Now that he is found, it's time to celebrate.

Haas, Irene
One summer evening a frog jumps into Lucy's room and invites her to a magical birthday party. Lucy goes outside and joins her animal friends in celebrating owl's birthday. While outside in the garden, Lucy discovers an old doll she recognizes as her grandmother's and returns it to the delighted woman.

Kennedy, Richard
A barnyard cat is very vain and musses his hair when he chases the barnyard mice. He comes up with a plan to get rid of all the mice at once so he doesn't have to catch them.

Ivimey, John W.
Three mice leave home to have some fun. They found the farmer's house and were chased by his cat. The chase results in the mice running into thorns and being blinded.

Fregosi, Claudia
A lady owned a flower shop with the most beautiful violets. Her cat was mad and jealous that the flowers got all the attention. One day she noticed that none of the plants had blossoms. Then she realized her cat had eaten the blossoms.

Spelman, Cornelia Maude
A little rabbit names situations that makes her angry. Depending on the situation, she chooses different activities to help reduce her anger. She attempts to work through her anger in a positive way.

Hall, Malcolm
A printing press, run by animals, has a mystery. Someone is stealing the letters which ends up making very confusing headlines.

Potter, Beatrix
Tom is a kitten who climbs up a chimney and gets lost. Samuel Whiskers is a rat who found Tom and wanted to make him into pudding. His family rescues him and expels the rats. Tom is now afraid of rats.

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.