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Tafuri, Nancy
A mother duck swims around the pond with her ducklings looking for one duckling who is lost.

Yolen, Jane
Different creatures are invited to the butterfly ball. Each creature is missing something, which you will find at the end of the journey.

Yolen, Jane
Piggins the butler solves the mystery of Mrs. Reynard's disappearing necklace before anyone else.

Zolotow, C.
Lew misses his grandfather who died when he was two. Although Lew was young, he can still remember his grandfather's beard and eyes. Together, Lew and his mother reminisce about someone they both loved very much.

Fenton, Edward
After John goes to the zoo, he wants to be a lion. He dresses up like a lion and pretends to be one around his family. They believe that he is the lion from the zoo and that he ate John. He must prove to them that he is not a lion, but John.

Porte, Barbara Ann
Harry tells his own story about how he misplaces his library cards. He feels ashamed about not being responsible, but then learns that he is not the only one.

Neitzel, Shirley
A girl is playing in the snow. Her zipper gets wet and becomes stuck so she goes home so her mother can help her.

Kellogg, Steven
During his summer vacation with his eccentric aunt, Ralph is forced to take bassoon lessons. When he succeeds at charming snakes, Aunt Georgiana sends Ralph to charm a sea serpent for the navy!The music only makes the monster angry, but Ralph saves the day with his secret weapon.

Perry, Sarah
This imaginative book takes you through different If... scenerios that will help you think and learn about new situations.

Berson, Harold
Young Henry Possum has so much energy that he'll never learn to play dead. He makes many friends, but one is a wolf, so he soon discovers what his mother has been trying to teach him all along.

Heymans, Annemie//Heymans, Margriet
Because her mother died, Hannah takes care of her father and brother. Hannah decides to run away because she feels unappreciated. She goes to Mama's old kitchen garden. Her family reunites in an amazing way!

McNulty, Faith
A spider lives peacefully in a head of lettuce in a lady's garden. The lady sees the spider when she cleans the lettuce and returns the spider to the garden.

Cole, Joanna
Norma Jean is a kangaroo who always jumps. She did so even at inappropriate times. Her friends got mad at her, so she decided to no longer jump. Then her friends noticed her change and missed the old Norma Jean. Finally, Norma Jean learns there is a time and place for jumping.

Adler, David A.
Mendal, the caretaker of the Chelm synagogue must find a table to set the menorah on. He searches the synagogue and cannot find one. Rabbi Nachman sends him to a carpenter to get one. Preparation for Hanukkah in this town of Chelm is remarkably eventful and fun.

Takahashi, Hiroyuki
An old man and his wife return every spring to Chironupp Island, an island off the coast of Japan. Right before the war, the couple befriends a young fox cub, Tiny.

Hedderwick, Mairi
Katie Morag eagerly waits for the arrival of her Grandma Mainland who lives in the big city. Upon her arrival, Grannie Island, Katie's other grandmother tries to get Alecina, the prize sheep out of the murkey pool. Likewise the judging for the best ewe and fleece trophy is about to begin when Katie Morag saves the day.

MacDonald, Amy
Nobb, the spider, needs a place to set her egg but the sun, moon, and cloud don't want her around. Her only friend, Air, offers her a place but Air can't hold an egg so Nobb uses her net to catch the sun, moon, and cloud and uses pieces of them to create a home for her egg. When she had created the world the egg hatched and from it came all the creatures of the world.

Buckley, Paul
A witch casts a spell causing every bug not to be able to speak except for one. That one bug visits the witch and tells her that no other bug except for him can speak. So the witch makes the bugs' tails light up so they do not have to speak to communicate.


Lord, John Vernon//Burroway, Janet
When 4 million wasps suddenly descend upon the town of Itching Down, the villagers decide something must be done. They set out to make a mountain sized loaf of bread for a jam sandwich that will hopefully capture the buzzing insects.

Kirk, David
Families are different. Miss Spider knows best -- when finding her mother, love is the truest test.

Pinczes, Elinor
One hundred hungry ants go off to a picnic. A single file line is no way to go. New ways are used so they will not be so slow.


Keller, Holly
Simon works for Pops at the bird hospital. Simon finds a flamingo with a broken leg and helps nurse it back to health. In the end, he has to let it go.

Krasilovsky, Phyllis
A very tall young girl was unhappy about being six inches taller than her friends. Then she realizes that being tall enables her to do many more things then most girls her age. Most of all, she learns that it is fun to be special.

Seuss, Dr.
Up has many different meanings, especially when you use your imagination!

Beskow, Elsa
Four forest children learn about nature and their surroundings. Their days revolve around the light and the weather. The children also are taught lessons throughout their childhood.

Dahl, Roald
A man is in love with a woman who lives downstairs from him. The woman has a turtle that she wants to grow bigger, so the man helps change the size of the tortoise. The woman falls in love with the man and the two get married.

Anno, Mitsumasa
The watchman leaves his post in Shadowland to help a poor, cold girl. The two are chased back to Shadowland when their shadows overlap and the towns people think they are witches.

Alexander, Sue
A professor invites Muriel to watch a magician warm up before a magic show. When the magician disappears, the professor asks Muriel to find the magician for him. She needs peanut butter cookies to help her think. She finally finds him in the library and has him back in time to do his magic show.

Thomas, Patricia
When an elephant announces that he is going to sneeze, all of the animals panic. If he sneezes, chaos will erupt by feathers flying off birds and stripes leaving zebras. Fortunately, the mouse has a plan, and it is up to him to save the animals from the elephant's devastating sneeze.

Hazen, Barbara Shook
A young boy does not understand why in tight times he cannot get a dog.

Seuss, Dr.
A young boy walking home from school fantasizes about events on Mulberry Street. Although he tells his father a fantastic tale about an elephant pulling a brass band, a policeman, a trailer and the mayor, he later admits that all he saw was a horse and wagon.

Rosen, Michael
A family overcomes the loss of their grandmother and run into obstacles when cooking Thanksgiving dinner. All their Thanksgiving wishes come true with a kind, helping hand from their new neighbors.

Krensky, Stephen
Lionel returns to school, meets his new teacher, rakes leaves with a friend, and goes trick-or-treating on Halloween. During these adventures, Lionel learns some new things about himself.

McDonald, Megan
A young boy steals potatoes and has bad luck. He then meets the potato man he stole from and eventually respects him enough to become his customer.

Primavera, Elise
Sophie, a spoiled child, is very excited to get lots of presents on Christmas even though she has everything. She follows her Auntie Claus on a business trip and finds out she is Santa's sister. Sophie learns from this experience that giving is better than receiving.

Donnelly, Liza
Rex and his dog decide to go sledding. While sledding, they end up in the North Pole and meet up with a dinosaur who takes them to Santa's workshop. Rex tells the elves that they're making the toy dinosaurs wrong, helps them fix their mistake, and ends up saving Christmas.

Turner, Ann//Himler, R.
Katie hides in her mother's wedding trunk when the British rebels comes to search her house during the American Revolution. Katie gets scared because it is hard for her to breathe. Someone finally opens the trunk so she can breathe again.

Edwards, Pamela Duncan
A boy runs along the pathway of the Underground Railroad until he needs to take a rest. While he is resting, his pursuers are getting closer. They get too close and the boy can not run from his hiding place. Is he bound to be captured or can someone or something help him?

Piercy, Patricia A
An African American tells the story of the discovery of America from a different point of view. He brings new knowledge to an excited and interested elementary classroom while telling the historical story.

Carrick, Carol
After hearing the scientific explanations for the disappearance of dinosaurs, Patrick makes up his own version of how they lived and why they went away.

Wildsmith, Brian
The traditional Christmas story is told through the eyes of a young girl and her donkey. They try to find Mary and Joseph and follow their trip to Bethlehelm.

Marshall, James
Carruthers, the bear, is in a very grumpy mood and has been for days. His two friends notice it and try to cheer him up. Finally they realize Carruthers is tired and should have been asleep for the winter, so they help him go to bed.

Freeman, Don
A dog named Hugo is a rescue dog for skiers. One day, Hugo finds a lost skier and brings him to safety.

Carle, Eric
Jack wants pancakes for breakfast. He helps his mom gather all the ingredients -- milk from a cow, grain from a field, and eggs from a chicken. Finally he is able to eat a pancake!

Burningham, John
Santa Claus has just delivered his presents when he realizes that he forgot to deliver a present to Harvey Slumfenburger. Santa doesn't want to wake the reindeer to take the sleigh, so people with cars help him get to Harvey's house.

Brown, Marc
Arthur is scared of Halloween. He finally makes it through his day at school when he has to take his sister trick-or-treating. His sister wanders into the scariest house, and Arthur has to go in and get her.

Fox, Mem
Miss Nancy loses her memory. Wilfrid asks everyone what a memory is so he can restore Miss Nancy's memory. When Wilfred gives her things in his lifetime that were memorable to him, Miss Nancy begins to remember things from her past.

Hesse, Karen
Two boys are afraid to go by the house where the fierce dog, Lester, hides under the porch. On their adventure they cross busy streets then find a baby kitten. They try to save the kitten and find an excellent home for it.