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Kidd, Ronald
Grandpa always say that it take two things to make dreams come true: faith and a hammer. After Grandma passes away, Grandpa sets aside his hammer and nearly loses his faith. His granddaughter tries everything she can think of to bring back his faith but nothing seems to work. One day, Grandpa visits a Habitat for Humanity worksite with a neighbor and realizes that he can made dreams come true for others.

Klein, Leonore
Tom and a small ant view their afternoon in the same place in different ways. Tom always sits in the same spot and is bored with seeing the same things every day. The ant is exploring the field and every occurance is new and exciting for him.

Klein, Norma
Ellie wishes that - for just one day - she could have her way. She is tired of being told what to do! Why canメt she have a say? In her dreams, the tables turn and Ellie finds herself in charge. Giving her parents orders and trading in her baby brothers are Ellieメs first orders of business. Her old life doesnメt seem quite so bad.

Kraus, Robert//Kraus, Bruce
After being asked to search for the missing bones, the detective of London sets out to find clues. Through many adventures, he locates them and saves the day. All in a day's work.

Kroll, Steven
Ben and Sarah, two children in New York City in the early 20th century, are friends with Joe, the ice cream man. With the help of his cousin, Joe surprises the city with a new concept of ice cream cones. The children almost ruin his surprise.

Lauber, Patricia
How was the earth determined to be round?Let's see how the early Greeks determined it to be and how explorers actually proved it.

Lehman, Barbara
A friendship forms when two boys from different parts of the world find a magical red book. The boy from the urban city decides to use balloons to fly to the island where his new friend lives, but he accidentally drops the red book along the way. The boy on the island is disappointed when he can no longer view his city companion in the pages of the book, but is relieved when he lands on the beach instead! Back in the city, the red book is discovered by a man riding his bike on the street (A wordless book).

Lindman, Maj
Flicka, Ricka, and Dicka offer to care for their Aunt's hens while she is away. One of the hens disappear and the girls find her and a great surprise!

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.


Lobel, Anita
Nini the cat takes an exciting journey in which he discovers the concepts of color, days of the week, months of the year, and numbers. Nini sees a different colored pair of shoes each day of the week, explores a variety of activities during each month of the year, and counting the sights that surround the sea where he finally comes to one hundred stars and one moon lighting up the sky around the lighthouse.

Lobel, Arnold
The world is all grey so the wizzard creates colors. He first makes blue and people paint the whole world this color. Everyone, becomes sad. So then he creates yellow and then red. People aren't happy until they realize that they can use many colors to paint the world.

Lobel, Arnold
Ming Lo and his wife do not want to live by the mountain anymore, so they ask the wise man how to move the mountain. After trying different plans, they finally move themselves from the mountain.

Locker, Thomas
Two young boys ask their grandfather about the source of the river that runs by his place. They go on a camping trip to the top of the mountain in order to find the answer.

Lowe, Steve
Selections from Thoreaus own words about a man who retreats into nature in a cabin and lives there to discover the joy of nature.

Ludwig, Warren
Granny Rose and her dog, Henry, go for a walk in the woods and get stuck in a blizzard. Henry finds a cave for shelter, where the two run into a bear.

Luttrell, Ida
Lester, the prairie dog, lives alone and often feels lonely. He does have various visitors - ants who eat his food, Aunt Martha who waxes his whole house without asking, and finally a nice, respectful mother rabbit and her baby. Lester discovers the difference between good and bad company and how to be peacefully alone and satisfied.

Lyon, George Ella
A young boy is hired to be a helping hand with the farm animals during a move. On a train, he tells of his travels from Kentucky to Canada.

Madden, Don
Woodrow and Miss Twig have cookies and lemonade every afternoon in Miss Twig's wild garden. One day, they hear a frightening noise. They discover a musical elf and soon invite him and his music to their afternoon party.

Mahy, Margaret
Mrs. DeVere and Mr. Derry are two lonely people who don't realize they should talk to one another. When they both get dogs, they walk right into each other!After that, they continue to walk but also take up ballroom dancing lessons, opera, and fishing.

Marshall, Janet Perry
A young boy decides what he wants to take to school today in his pocket and tells why it is important to take these things.

Marurel, Claire
Things aren't always what they seem. The villagers keep talking about a big, bad wolf and describe him. Their details are accurate, but skewed a little. The wolf has a family just like them and kisses his children good night after a run in the forest.

McCloskey, Robert
A family goes to a summer island house. The daughter makes friends and learns a different way of life. They all experience a hurricane.

McCloskey, Robert
Sal, Jane and their father go to the beach to search for clams. During the day, Sal loses her tooth in the mud. She does not cry because she knows that when you lose your teeth you are starting to grow up. They take a boat trip to a nearby island to celebrate with ice cream cones.

McGrath, Barbara
M & M candy characters guide you through the wonderful world of math as you learn the concepts of graphing, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and ordinal numbers. The best part is that you get to eat the materials you're working with. Remember not to eat too many!

Meade, Holly
Two guinea pigs, John Willy and Freddy McGee, are bored of sitting in their cage where nothing ever changes. One day, when their cage door is left open, the guinea pigs decide to go exploring throughout the house. They end up traveling through the tunnel of a pool table and run for their lives when pool balls start rolling through the tunnel. The guinea pigs run for the safety of their cage but when they get there and see how everything is the same, they leave to start a new adventure.

Micklethwait, Lucy
Search for shapes in colorful works of art. Learn about famous works and artists, while looking deeper into each painting.

Miles, Miska
An alley cat goes on an adventure to different places. He has a few fights, finds some food and then goes home again.

Milgrim, David
A boy sets out for an adventure on his bike. As he travels around, he discovers many strange wonders about planet Earth. But his biggest discovery of all is that we are all living in outer space.

Moore, Clement C.
On the night before Christmas, one little boy sees Santa Claus outside his window. Later he sees him in his living room, bringing presents for all.

Moss, Thylias
This young girl is asked, What do you want to be? She spends all day going around her town imagining all the things she wants to be. Finally, she figures it out. She wants to do everything.


Pallotta, Jerry//Stillwell, Fred
Learn about the alphabet while gaining knowledge about different airplanes throughout history. Observe how airplanes have changed and progressed through time.

Petrides, Heidrun
A teacher brings an African priest into her classroom to talk about the discovery of America.

Pfister, Marcus
Hopper the rabbit meets a young squirrel searching for his buried nuts. Hopper agrees to help the squirrel find his nuts if he agrees to what they find. The rabbit and squirrel find more then just hazel nuts; they find friendship. Each had to give and take in order to grow their friendship.

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.

Rice, Eve
Peter's mom made him a new pair of pants, but forgot to sew in pockets. When Peter visits the boat pond with his uncle, he has no place to put the little treasures he finds. When he gets home, Peter's mom sews on lots of pockets.

Ringgold, Faith
While Melody and her aunt's adopted son, Lonnie, are playing hide-and-seek, they stumble upon something magical. They discover that her aunt's paintings can speak. Each of the paintings is a portrait of a famous African-American woman, who tells Melody and Lonnie of their accomplishments.

Rumford, James
Five brothers decide to go on an adventure to discover the Island-below-the-Star. They each have a love for something in nature. By using their talents and working together, the brothers overcome obstacles on their journey to the island.

Ryder, Joanne
Do you ever think about what things you have in common with everyone else on Earth?One thing is that we share our world with every living thing. Can you find the snake in the grass?The crabs on the pier?We share our world and we should take care of it.

Sanvoisin, Eric
A boy, who hates to read, is stuck in his father's bookstore for summer vacation. He doesn't like books, so what's he going to do?Things change and an adventure begins when the boy spies a strange customer and follows him. Maybe the boy will realize he does like reading after all, or maybe not.

Scarry, Richard
The animals learn how to depend on air to fly planes, dry laundry, blow out candles, inflate tires and many other uses.

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Schertle, Alice
Describes the emergence of humankind out of Africa, charting the course of human development from seven million years ago to today, highlighting the development of diversity among peoples and our ability to invent and discover.

Seuss, Dr.
This alphabet continues on beyond Z using nonsense and rhyming words. Unknown animals and places are described by using these made-up letters after Z.

Smalls, Hector
An independent girl named Irene lives in Harlem, New York in 1957 She and her friends experience a wonderful day in a community full of life and love.

Smaridge, Norah
Signs are good things to have around because they keep you safe. Every sign has a purpose and danger strikes when you do not obey them. For example, watch your step signs tell you to be careful so you do not fall down and hurt yourself.

Smith, Jim
A frog band and a detective discover the secret of Lion Castle through a combination of incidents.

Stadler, John
Mrs. Calamari moves into a new apartment and the landlord tells her No cats allowed! Mrs. Calamari is not about to put her cats out on the street, she'll have to think of something. Mrs. Calamari and her cats become friends to the landlord and he accepts them.

Stanley, Diane
A magic pencil, which Mary Ann discovers by mistake, brings her more good luck than she can handle.

Steen, Sandra//Steen, Susan
Dad and the twins hop into their car to grab some lunch at a restaurant. On the way, they drive through mud puddles so now it's time for a car wash!As the car enters the car wash, something mysterious happens. Oh boy, the twins are in for a big adventure!