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| by Cazet, Denys

It is Alex's bedtime, but he is not tired. Alex's father tells Alex a bedtime story about a little boy's adventure to the jungle. By the end of the story, Alex is asleep in his bed.

| by Grahame, Kenneth

Little animals have differing opinions on exploration of nature. They cannot come to one consensus, so they all go off and do their own thing.

| by Graham, Thomas

Mr. Bear makes another chair for Mrs. Bear after it breaks at breakfast. Mr. Bear spends the whole day making a new chair for her. Then his chair breaks at dinnertime.

| by Lobel, Arnold

This book contains five short stories about Frog and Toad who are best friends. Each story depicts a season of the year.

| by Dahl, Michael

Learn to count by fives through artistic handprints made by children. Students use handprints to create leaves, butterflies, and turkeys, as well as other objects. Count along with the fingers from five to fifty. Dominoes at the bottom of each page show another way to count.

| by Jurmain, Suzanne Tripp

George Washington shows his leadership skills by leading the United States Army to victory to gain their independence. Although George is nervous and reluctant, he accepts the challenge to become the first President of the United States of America.

| by Jenkins, Steve

All living things are related in some way. The reality of human destruction, and its impact on the survival of animals are key components to the extinction of many animals in our environment. As each species disappears, the world as we know it, forever is changed. Will the little bird who visits your morning windowsill be next?

| by Gustafson, Angela

Take a walk through 15 countries around the world and learn about different types of dwellings. A brief geographical tour is taken when you traverse the pages of real-life photographs and maps.

| by Murphy, J. Stuart

Through rhyme and rhythm, this story focuses on counting skills by 5s and 10s. The lizards are set for a show to begin. However, snake cannot find all of the lizards! One by one, five by five, and ten by ten, the reptiles begin to arrive by air, sea, car and bicycle. The finale includes a fifty leaping lizards show!

| by Tagliafero, Linda

Learn about birds, including how they build and keep their nests safe and warm. You can also learn about bird eggs and chicks.

| by Dahl, Michael

Welcome to the everyday lives of ladybugs! As the ladybugs go through their daily routine, you can count by fives to experience many different adventures.

| by Stamaty, Mark A.

Alia is the librarian of the Central Library in Basra, Iraq. When the war in Iraq begins to move closer and closer to Basra, Alia makes an important decision and takes huge risks to preserve the historical literaure of her country, as well as many other books in the library. The war progresses and Alia enlists the help of friends to do all they can to move and protect the contents of the library.

| by Barasch, Lynne

In 1923, a young boy works hard to learn morse code in order to get his amateur radio operator license and his very own call letters. Everyday he excitedly puts on his headphones and warms up his station, talking to people all over the world. During a far away hurricane, he uses his radio to send out messages to rescue stranded people.

| by 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.

| by Yolen, Jane

A young girl goes owling with her father. She has waited a long time for this privilege, and though it is a difficult outing, she is thrilled about it.

| by Carroll, David

The ASCPA Complete Guide to Pet Care is a great book that tells you everything you need to know about taking care of your pet to ensure a healthy life! It's a favorite among pet lovers everywhere. No picture; for intermediate to advanced readers.

| by Litchfield, Ada B.

Valerie, a young girl, has poor eyesight. She needs to use a cane to walk around. She eventually learns to use the cane and not feel bad about it.

| by Schulte, Jessica

Use the riddles to locate items in works of art. Appreciate the different elements and styles of art as you search for hidden objects. At the end, learn about these works by reading each caption next to each painting.

| by Kroll, Steven

In order to march with Mr. Finnegan in the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Mary must find a perfect shamrock in Manhattan in the middle of winter. Will she find one?
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