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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.

Joyce, William
Wilburs best friend spends the day at his house looking for his grandfather's false teeth. In the process, they meet one crazy relative after another.

Vincent, Gabrielle
A dog is left behind on a road to begin an adventure through the fields, city, beach, and country. Will it ever find someone who will love it again? (A Wordless Book)

Berger, Barbara Helen
Mother Moon is looking for her lost child who is floating in the sea. As she cries for her lost child, Mother Moon's tears become falling stars. A group of otters swimming near the bay begin to play with the falling stars. The sparkle from those stars lead Mother Moon to her son.

Wormell, Christopher
One little lost chick explores the farm looking for his mother. He asks for help from the two big horses and other animals along the way. He is finally reunited with his brothers and sisters and one mother hen.

Le Guin, Ursula K.
A young boy is taken by trolls and his older sister tries to find him with the help of her magic wooden horse. The red mare comes to life and they rescue her brother from the troll's high mountain.

McNulty, Faith
After a snake is captured, it escapes inside a young boy's house. This snake finds clever places to hide while the young boys searches for him.

De Beer, Hans
Lars, a little polar bear, gets caught in a fish net and gets thrown on board of a ship. He meets a cat, Nemo, and goes to the city. Nemo and his other friends help Lars find his way back to the North Pole.

Rockwell, Anne
Albert B. Cub's friend named Zebra is missing. Albert looks all over for Zebra, travelling from A to Z. Finally, Albert finds Zebra at the zoo. (A Wordless Book)

Wikler, Linda
Join Alfonse and Little Bird as they play the game of hide-and-seek. Alfonse and the other geese search all around for Little Bird but have no luck in finding her. If Alfonse were quiet, however, perhaps he might be able to hear her.

Stevenson, James
Hubie and his family board a train to go to New York to see the World's Fair. At one of the train stops, Hubie gets off and mistakenly gets on another train going to California. During Hubie's attempt to get back on the train to New York, he meets some very helpful and interesting people. With their help, Hubie lands safely at the World's Fair.

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.

Tarbescu, Edith
When Tanya and Annushka's mother dies, their father has no choice but to leave Russia for the streets paved with gold. Several years later, the girls' father sends two tickets for their own voyage to America. Before the girls leave, their grandmother gives them each a Sabbath candlestick which will light their way to the New World. Tanya and Annushka's voyage is filled with many sick and sleepless nights. The girls unite with their father by raising their candlesticks.

Eastman, P.D.
A baby bird hatched out of the egg and found no mother in the nest. The bird went out searching for his mother. After asking various animals, the bird returns to the nest where his mother is waiting to give him a worm. Written in Spanish and English.

Barklem, Jill
A little mouse, Primrose, goes berry picking all by herself. Soon, it begins to get dark and she cannot find her way home. Her parents are worried and go looking for her. When they find Primrose, they take her home to her comfy bed.

Brunhoff, Laurent de
Babar, his family, and cousin Arthur go on vacation. Arthur sneaks off to find adventure. After parachuting off a plain, Arthur is lost. Many animals try to help Arthur find his way home.

Robbins, Ruth
As Baboushka cleans her hut one evening, three gentlemen visit and ask if she would like to go with them to where a child is born. She declines, but decides to go the next morning. Much to her dismay, she cannot find the child. As legend goes, each year she sets out in search of the child.

Lexau, Joan M.
Benjie's granny loses her earring on the way home from church, so bashful Benjie sets out to look for it while his granny is takng a nap. He finds the earring, but in the process he loses his bashfulness.

Soto, Gary
Ricky is always being told he looks like his mother. When he is given the chance to choose his costume for the school play, Ricky chooses the big bushy mustache. Now he will look like his papi. But Papi must come to the rescue when Ricky loses his mustache. There's only one way to replace a big bushy mustache!

dePaola, Tomie
Bill and Pete are best friends who leave the Nile in search for Pete's cousin, Little Jane Allison Crocodile. Little Jane has been stolen and taken to the United States. Bill and Pete get separated when Pete helps a rich lady retrieve her purse. Bill joins forces with alligators from the swamp to save cousin Jane- just as Pete escapes the rich lady!

Anderson, C.W.
Billy and his pony, Blaze, ride off for a day in the woods together. They get lost in the woods and they need to find their way home before the storm.

McCloskey, Robert
Little Sal is picking blueberries with her mom and she wanders off. She finds a bear who is looking for her baby. The bear and Sal wander around together to help the bear find her baby and Sal find her mom.

Horowitz, Ruth
Two brothers have a favorite pet cockroach, Max, which lives at the bug lab where their mother works. While at a dedication ceremony for the renaming of the lab, the boys accidentally let Max escape. Now they must find him before he ruins the ceremony by scaring all the people. The boys eventually locate Max but they can't get him off the ceiling. With the help of One-Shot Lil, Max is returned to his cage.

Slobodkina, Esphyr
A man who sells hats falls asleep with his hats on. When he wakes up, his hats have all disappeared so he spends the rest of the day trying to find them.

Gauch, Patricia Lee//Primavera, Elise
When Christina's family goes to visit her mom and new baby sister, Christina makes a train out of boxes and baskets for her teddy bears. She travels around the block. Just when she thinks she may be lost, her father comes to get her.

Banks, Kate
A tiger is afraid to close his eyes and go to sleep because of the darkness. His mom tells him all the things he can see in his sleep and assures him she will protect him.

Simmons, Jane
As Mama Duck continually calls for Daisy to follow along, Daisy is distracted by everything around her. Suddenly, Mama Duck is no where to be found, and Daisy is all alone. Will Daisy find her mother and learn the importance of staying close to her?

Lawson, Julie
The silk trains that constantly cross the tracks near Emma's house fascinate her and spark her imagination of having silk clothing of her own. Her whole town is set into a frenzy when one of the trains derails, and in her attempt to snag a beautiful swatch of red silk in the river, she is swept away. Her rescue is dramatic and exciting.

Walker, Alice
Johnny loses his green stone because of his mean behavior. The entire community helps him look for it, but he finally realizes that he, alone, can find it.

Arnold, Tedd
A pet fly follows Buzz and his parents on vacation. Throughout the trip the parents continue to worry that Fly Guy is lost, but always find him hiding in inconspicuous places. As it turns out, Buzz's parents get lost and have to rely on Fly Guy to save the day.

Marshall, Edward
A fox is asked to watch his sister but he does not watch her and she wanders off. At the end, he learns his lesson and realizes that he needs to be more responsible.

D'Aulaire, Ingri//D'Aulaire, Edgar
Foxie's master always teases her with a bone instead of feeding her. She follows her master to the city and gets lost. In her new home she gets fed well and she performs. Later, she becomes homesick and goes home to her original master.

Mayer, Mercer
A little boy is looking for his frog. When he finds it, the frog has started a family. He gets to take a new frog home and he is happy (A Wordless Book).

Vischer, Frans
Fuddles is not an ordinary house cat. His family pampers and spoils him but he lacks adventure. Even though he is not allowed to go outside, he finds a way to get laughed at, chased, and put in my difficult situations before he realizes that he really misses his family. In the deep darkness of the night, he hears his family calling him. What a relief!

Murrow, Lisa Ketchum
A child takes his stuffed bunny on a trip. The bunny becomes lost, so the child makes friends with a new bunny.

McCutcheon, Marc
Mr. Biggins, a three-legged dog, is lost in the mountain on Christmas Eve. Grandfather and Lizzie dress warmly, pack a small bag, and head up the mountain to find their dog. They camp overnight in an igloo and find two surprises on Christmas Day.

Zion, Gene
On a hot day at the beach, Harry cannot stay cool. He suddenly is covered with seaweed and everyone mistakes him as a sea monster, even his family!

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.

Zion, Gene
When Harry hears that he is about to get a bath, he runs away from home and gets even dirtier until he is a black dog instead of a white dog. When he decides to go home, he is not recognized until he gets a bath!

Carle, Eric
A little boy looks everywhere for his cat, and in the meantime finds cats from many different countries.

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

Wells, Rosemary
A little girl and doll go through town and buy goodies for a picnic with their mother. The girl gets lost and bullies tear up her doll. Her mom comes and saves her.

Davis, Jack E.
On a rainy first day at Camp Granada, a young camper writes home to "Muddah" and "Faddah" to ask them to let him leave the difficult place. The lyrics of this camp song is a letter from camp with all the jokes aside.

Rylant, Cynthia
A lost cat finds a home with Henry and Mudge. After Henry and Mudge help the cat find his owner, everyone is sad when the cat finally leaves.

Hughes, Shirley
Who is hiding?Let's see who is hiding behind books, newspapers, and hats.

Wright, D.
A doll, Edith, and Little Bear are told about boats by Big Bear. Little Bear is told not to go on a boat, but he and Edith disobey and get lost in the big ocean. Big Bear saves them and they learn their lesson about going on a boat by themselves.

Cyrus, Kurt
A lone sardine attempting to find its school leads an exploration of the sea and its many inhabitants. Use of poetry captures the attention and imagination on the sardine's journey.

Peet, Bill
Droofus the dragon is from a fierce family, but he is a good dragon. When he becomes separated from his family, he tries to find a new home. Meanwhile, the king wants his head for his castle wall. A small boy rescues Droofus and helps him find his family.

P. Feiffer, Jules
Oh no, a little girl lost her teddy bear!Her family doesn't have time to help her, so she becomes a detective. In the process of searching for her bear, she finds many of her other missing toys before finding her bear.

Klassen, Jon
A bear almost gives up his search for his missing hat until he remembers something important.