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Lyon, David
Truck driver Jim gets up when everyone else is going to sleep. He will drive seven hours to Woosterville to deliver strawberries. Drive along with Jim and his big truck.

Bradman, Tony
Michael is different from his classmates. He misbehaves, always runs late, and does not do very well in his classes. His teachers believe he will have trouble all through life. He proves them wrong when he grows up to be an astronaut.

Desbarats, Peter
Gabrielle and Selena are tired of the same routine everyday. They switch places for the evening, and their parents play a trick on them. Be ready for a funny ending.

Prelutsky, Jack
Everyday the students at Diffendoofer School learn many new things. They become worried though, when they discover that they must pass a special test. They pass with no problems and Diffendoofer Day is declared!

Seuss, Dr.
There are all kinds of different feet. People use their feet for different things and also their feet can be used for the same things.

Wild, Margaret
While some grannies have thin legs or fat kneees, and some grannies wear pantsuits or baggy underwear, and some grannies drive trucks or write books, this granny is special.

Piatti, Celestina
The birds alway fights, so they go to see the owls, who are always peaceful. The birds do not like the answer from the owls as to why they are always happy, so they go back to fighting.

Gerstein, Mordicai
A boy is taken from his home and dropped into a duck nest. He grows up thinking he is a duck. He eventually must struggle to regain his true identity.

Ipcar, Dahlov
Among the different types of birds, we see which kinds of birds live in the day and the night. We are able to see what they do, sing, and eat while in their environment.

Brindel, June Rochuy
A small boy, Luap, goes through a day in his school and town. He sees things differently than most people. For example, he sees people walking on their hands and riding their bicycles backwards. Through this, Luap learns a valuable lesson.

Gerstein, Mordicai
A boy has dreams of visiting the world. He grows up and dies in the same city. Once he dies, he has a chance to live again as any animal, in any planet, in any country, and with any parents. He chooses the same life, except he decides to be a girl.

Yeo, Yumi
Yungsu's family moves from Korea to America. When Yungsu goes into his new town and sees children playing, he missed his friends from Korea. Yungsu tells his mother that he wants to go back to Korea, but his father explains that their life will be better in America.

Kessler, Ethel//Kessler, Leonard
A three-year old boy describes all the things he can do that his baby sister, Kim, can't do. He then reflects that all the things he used to do, that Kim does now. Someday she will be able to play with him too.

Browne, Anthony
Follow along as Willy includes himself in fun remakes of classic paintings. Then challenge yourself to match Willy's art to the original masterpiece.

Isadora, Rachel
Willaby is always drawing in school. When her teacher is absent from school, Willaby draws her a picture instead of writing.

Rosen, Michael
Elijah and Michael have a unique friendship. Elijah is an 80 year old black Christian barber and Michael is a 9 year old Jewish boy. Elijah and Michael exchange Hanukah and Christmas gifts and reach a level of understanding between their different religions.

Aliki
The ways that we use our feet are explained in an amusing way. Running, skipping, walking, and kicking are discussed, as well as the different parts of our feet and how we use them.

Hudson, Cheryl Willis//Ford, Bernette G.
Young children, who are African American, go about their daily lives. They describe their features including their bright eyes and brown skin.

Maguire, Arlene
Children of diverse backgrounds are shown and differences are emphasized. Every child has different interests and strengths and all characteristics should be valued. Everyone is special!

Cocca-Leffler, Maryann
The principal, Mr. Tanen, loves wearing different ties until Mr. Apple tells him not to anymore. When Mr. Apple substitutes as principal, he learns the kind of happiness that the ties can bring.

Phillips, Mildred
A cow wonders why she says moo but all the other farm animals make different noises. She soon learns that each animal has its own identity and makes its own sounds, making them all unique.

Gilroy, Ruth G.//Gilroy, Frank D.
Little Ego does not want to be a mouse and trys to find a creature he would rather be. He discovers that he is a mouse and always will be.

Suess, Dr.
Dr. Suess uses bright colors, fun rhymes, and active animals to discuss the different moods a person feels. Some days you feel yellow, like a buzzy bee, while other days you feel brown, low, low down. Despite all the different moods you feel, you're still you!

Rose, Gerald
A really skinny tiger does not feel part of the jungle, so he leaves home to live with a human family as a rug. He protects the family when robbers come into the house.

Meddaugh, Susan
The whole family, including Martha, the talking dog, is excited when Skits arrives. Skits is a young and mischievious dog. As he grows, the family thinks that it is time to give him alphabet soup so he will be able to talk. However, it doesn't have the same effect on Skits as it did on Martha. At first everyone is sad, especially Skits, until they discover his other talents.

Peet, Bill
Prewitt's tail is very different than the other peacocks. His tail is scary, and everyone wants him to leave. He scares the tiger off who chases him, and soon, he becomes the leader of the group.

Otto, Carolyn
A young girl visits her grandparent's farm. As it is about to storm, the girl is able to observe the magic of the rain all around the farm.

McPhail, David
The elephant hates hide and seek because he can never find a place to hide. All of his animal friends try and try to find him a hiding place just in time to dodge the hunters.

Cantieni, Benita
Little Elephant explains to Big Mouse how things are different in size and how things are seen differently because of their size.

Seuss, Dr.
The differences in people and animals are compared using colors and numbers.

Raschka, Chris
Like is lonely. Like wonders around seeing flowers and seas. Like finds a friend. Like likes Like.

Rubinstein, Gillian
With limited words and large illustrations, this story describes of a family with both a cat and a dog. When the cat is in the house, the dog is out and vice versa.

Koontz, Robin Michal
A pushy cat takes over the home of Chicago the rabbit, and then, the two become friends. The story illustrates the need to cooperate and communicate in order to resolve conflict.

Kaufman, Angelika
A horse that is really a dog imagines he can fly. He falls asleep in the clouds and dreams of words in different languages.

Miles, Miska
Lottie is embarrassed as she begins her new school because her clothes are different, and her cat continues to follow her to class. She tries to fit in with the other children but is unsuccessful. Her cat has kittens in the school which helps her win the friendship of Gertrude. Gertrude helps Lottie to realize that uniqueness is special, not bad.

Reiser, Lynn
The relationship between mother and daughter is seen in one girl's family. Each generation of women in the family makes tortillas, picks flowers, washes clothes, and sings lullabies. The little girl does these same things for her doll. This story is told in both English and Spanish.

Johnson, Crockett
Twelve different stories teach lessons of politeness, geography, and life experiences. A young girl named Ellen is aided by her stuffed animal who helps her on her journey.

Steig, William
Amos is a mouse who gets stranded in the middle of the ocean. Boris the whale, comes to his rescue and they become the best of friends. Each helps the other to survive.

Potter, Beatrix
When Timmy Willie accidently finds himself in a hamper headed for town, he finds shelter with Johnny Town-Mouse. But he is homesick and soon returns home to his country garden. Johnny Town-Mouse comes to visit and learns that he prefers his townhouse.

Hyman, Robin//Hyman, Inge
One day, Casper flies all the way to town. Through a window, Casper sees Rainbow, a bright, colorful bird who lives in a cage in the city. Rainbow is afraid to leave the comfort of her cage, but Rainbow overcomes her fear and lives with Casper in the forest after Casper proves that he is a true friend.

Stevenson, James
Episodes in the lives of a worm, snail, beetle and rhinoceros are depicted in this book.

Kitchen, Bert
Each rhyme tells of a different thing each animal or insect does on a farm.

du Bois, William Pene
The bears in Koala Park are not nice to each other. They have a party and make up. After the costume party, they do not recognize each other so they all keep part of their costumes on to recognize each other.

Kessler, Ethel//Kessler, Leonard
This rhyming book explores the similarities and differences between baby animals and human babies. The greatest thing in common between all is parental love.

Drescher, Henrik
Mr. and Mrs. Cranebill found a basket on their doorstep with a baby in it. The baby had an unusually long nose. After some time, the baby turned into a stork and flew away.

Bright, Robert
Willy the penguin wants to be different. He goes to the city, but he is too different than the people there. So he goes back to the South Pole and discovers he is different because of what he is inside.

Lionni, Leo
A tiny fish and a little tadpole are friends. The tadpole becomes a frog and sees the world. The fish wants to see the world, but learns that life is better as fish.

Fleming, Virginia
As Christy and Jim Bud approach the pond to search for frog eggs, they realize Eddie Lee, a neighbor with Down's Syndrome, has followed them. Christy's mother has always told her to be good to Eddie Lee. Christy is kind, but Jim Bud is not. As the story evolves, Eddie Lee shares the best discovery of all with Christy.

Kent, Jack
A caterpillar is excited that when she grows up, she will change into a butterfly. When the polliwog learns that he, too, will transform, he assumes he will become a butterfly as well.

Moon, Nicola
Lucy's blind grandpa is coming to visit today, and she wants to make him a special collage. Lucy gathers many different materials to make the collage that her grandpa can see with his hands. She uses sticks and leaves to make a tree, sand to make a path, and her own hair to make a dog with fur.