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Jones, Rebecca C.
A young girl wonders what is so great about Great Aunt Martha when she comes to visit. Since Great Aunt Martha is visiting, the girl has to be very quiet. She decides nothing is great about her great aunt until Great Aunt Martha wants to have fun and make noise.

Fromm, Lilo
A father and son enjoy many activities together. They get up in the morning, go fishing, have a picnic, and shovel snow (A Wordless Book).

Hollander, Cass
One day Mom decides to take the whole family to Grandma's. On the way there, they stop and do all sorts of fun things-pet horses, pick apples, and go swimming. It takes the family so long to get to Grandma's, that by the time they arrive it's time to go home again.

French, Vivian
Oliver's favorite food is french fries and that is all he ever wants to eat. When he goes to visit his grandparents, Oliver makes a bet with his grandpa to try one new vegetable a day.

Meddaugh, Susan
A dog Martha has the ability to speak when she eats alphabet soup. But when the soup company starts using only half the letters in the soup to save money, Martha can't say what she wants. Afraid of what will happen to her, Martha confronts the owner of the company who agrees to put all the letters back in.

Roca, Nuria
Your body can do so many things. When you were born, you were only a baby. Then as you grew, you learned how to walk, eat, hear, taste, smell, see, and touch things. It is important to take care of your body so that it can continue to sense the world around you.

Rice, Eve
Follow the Fox, the Lion, and other animals through the various lessons of life. Aesop's Fables teach many lessons about being clever and playing the fool.

Marzollo, Jean
A series of questions ask children to use their imaginations so they can leap like a cat, beg like a dog, and act like many other animals.

Williams, Jay
Getting what you want isn't always easy. This is the lesson that Petronella, once known as Peter, learns. Petronella battles off animals and people to get the man she loves. In doing so, she also realizes that the richest people aren't always the best people.

Slater, Teddy
Dogs are lovable companions and always want to be at your side. Rhyming poetry portrays a day in the life of dogs and their owners. Smooch your pooch and hug him anywhere. To make your dog happy, you must keep him busy.

Williams, Sue
A young child goes out for a walk. By the end of the story he is being followed by a cat, a horse, a cow, a duck, a pig, and a dog.

London, Jonathon
Join this celebration of dance and jazz music!A cat named Jazz-Bo leads a band that plays at the sock hop. All the animals gather together for a fun time of dance and rhyme.

Dale, Penny
Little girl wakes up early while her family continues to sleep. She seeks out Mr. B to accompany her on her make-believe journey.

Hellsing, Lennart
Old Mother Hubbard takes care of her sheepdog by doing errand after errand for it.

Hurd, Thacher
Arthur Dog disguises himself as Art Dog to recover the stolen Mona Woofa from the Dogopolis Museum of Art. When he is not Art Dog, he lives as an ordinary citizen who appreciates life.

Ehrlich, H.M.
Different animals are under the care of an old-fashioned country doctor named Dr. Duck. A crow has a broken toe, a baby mouse has a fever, and a beaver has a cough. Everyone comes to help Dr. Duck when he gets sick.

Cohen, Miriam
Jim's dog, Muffins, gets killed and when he goes to school, he won't talk to anyone. His friend, Paul, makes him laugh and realize that life goes on even after someone you love dies.

Warburg, Sandol Stoddard
Jamie has to deal with the death of a King. We see the healing process is long and slow, but healthy.

Raschka, Christopher
A moon stays awake for a restless dog, comforting and watching over him throughout the night. The dog does the same for the moon during the day.

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.

Kuskin, Karla
A city dog goes to the country and experiences the sun, trees, and fields. The city dog runs, barks, and realizes the differences between the city and country.

Flack, Marjorie
Angus is a curious dog who wonders what the sound is on the other side of the hedge. He discovers ducks and scares them away. The ducks finally turn on Angus and scare him.

Kleven, Elisa
Ernst and Sol, two crocodile brothers, set out for the beach one morning. Sol suggests that they should start collecting various items along the beach. To Sol's disapproval, Ernst decides he wants to collect puddles. By the end of his tale, Ernst finds a creative use for his puddle collection.

Hoban, Tana
Tana Hoban introduces the numbers one to one hundred. Each page shows the number, its correct spelling, dots, and a photograph.

Murphy, Stuart J.
Time to wake up! Sammie the dog helps his friend get ready for school. How many minutes will it take to get ready for school? Help Sammie count the minutes it takes to get things done: eat breakfast, brush teeth, get dressed, give hugs, and go off to school.

Hurd, Edith Thacher
When Black Dog doesn't come home, his family searches the nearby woods and calls their neighbors looking for him. That night, each of the family members dreams about Black Dog. The next morning they realize it was Black Dogs way of saying good-bye to them as he died.

Argueta, Manlio
The people of El Salvador are protected by cadejos, which are magic dogs that are descendents of the volcanoes. Two ancient volcanoes help the cadejos when Don Tonio and his 13 brothers send soldiers to destroy the cadejos. This book contains both Spanish and English text.

Bontemps, Anna//Conroy, Jack
A railroad man's dog outruns the trains and makes even the fastest train look slow. The Roadmaster will not let the dog ride in the cab with his owner until he races and beats The Cannonball.

Lewis, Kim
James takes his new stuffed elephant, Harry, everywhere with him. Eventually, when Harry begins to become worn and his ears start to sag, James is old enough to start school. Being separated from a close companion like Harry will take a little more effort than James thinks.

du Bois, William Pene
Otto is a huge dog. His master takes him to Africa because he is too large for their town. They travel to Africa and help to win a war. Otto receives a medal for saving the town.

Bridwell, Norman
Emily Elizabeth owns the biggest, reddest dog in the neighborhood. She talks about all the things they do together and how much she loves him. Even though he's big and red, she would never give him up for the world.

Turkle, Brinton
While spending the summer at the beach, a boy notices that the clouds look like a dog. He wishes the dog was real and that it belonged to him. One day the boy finds a dog like the one in the clouds. He asks people in the town if it belongs to them, but no one claims it. At the end of the summer, the boy takes the dog home.

Zion, Gene
Harry's grandmother gives him a sweater with roses on it for his birthday. He doesn't like it and tries to lose it. He finally does and grandma gives him a new sweater that has black and white spots!

Ness, Evaline
An old lady owns a dog and buys it fish, shoes, and even a hat. The dog does many interesting things like dance and read the news.

Passen, Lisa
Uncle Carmen gets a new job, and the entire family goes to the store to help him pick out a new suit.

Demuth, Patricia Brennan
Farmer Bill wakes up one morning and soon discovers that every animal on the farm refuses to do any work.

Mathers, Petra
Mr. Balbini no longer wants his talking dog, Theodor, so he gives him to Madame Paulet in exchange for her dog.

Brett, Jan
Treva takes her dog with her to visit her cousin in the mountains. Unfortunately, nasty trolls, who want to steal Tuffi, confront Treva. Treva refuses to give up, which leads to quite an adventure.

Lopez, Loretta
Lori wants to find her older sister the perfect gift for her birthday. At the market, Lori learns that it's not easy to find the right gift. Little does Lori know that the best gifts can come to us when we least expect them. Why is this the year of the best birthday party ever?

Arnold, Tedd
Buzz take Fly Guy with him to visit Grandma. During Grandma's excited hug, she accidentally swalllows Fly Guy! She proceeds to swallow animal after animal in an attempt to catch Fly Guy and all the animals she swallows until Fly Guy finally escapes, followed by the rest.

Kleven, Elisa
It's Clara's birthday, and she wants a pinata for her party. Clara, her mom, and her friend Samson go to the pinata store and Clara chooses a cute dog. Clara grows to love the dog and will not break him open. Samson saves the day by bringing another pinata to the party!

Pearson, Tracey Campbell
Old MacDonald has a pretty typical day of feeding his animals and doing his chores.

Potter, Beatrix
Ginger and Pickles have to close their store when they run out of money, but Henny Penny opens it back up for business.

Rathmann, Peggy
A policeman shares his safety tips with school children. His dull speeches become entertaining when his dog performs tricks on stage behind him. The children pay attention and improve their safety skills.

Brown, Marc
Arthur's little sister, D.W., finally gets her first library card. However, in oder to get it she must first learn to write her full name. She finds hilarious ways to take care of her first library book until Arthur shows her the tricks of the trade.

Russo, Marisabina
It's Saturday morning, which means Celeste and her Mama make a trip to the market!As they walk through their urban neighborhood, Celeste and her Mama stop every few minutes. Mama always stops to talk, talk, talk with her friends. Will they ever make it to the market?

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman//Sharmat, Craig
When Annie's dog, Fang, is unhappy, everyone is unhappy, especially Nate the Great. When Fang's Christmas mail turns up missing, Nate agrees to help solve the mystery of the missing card. Join Nate the Great in solving this holiday case in time for Fang to have a crunchy Christmas.

Van Gelder, Richard
People and animals have noses. Can you guess which nose belongs to whom?What is that nose used for?

Mordivnoff, Nicolas
Terii dreams of growing bigger so he can become a pearl-shell diver like his Uncle Teopu. Uncle Teopu always tells Terii that he will grow bigger when Teopu's hat is all worn out. Whe Terii saves the hat from Kaveka, Uncle Teopu let Terii paddle the canoe. After he saves Teopu from a shark, Terii is ready to become a diver.

Bemelmans, Ludwig
In an orphanage, a little girl named Madeline falls in a pond and is saved by a dog. The children want to keep the dog, but the school does not allow pets. After the inspection, they keep the dog anyway.