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| by Lewis, J. Patrick

Honeypot Bear and Commodore Mouse set sail to visit the La-di-da Hare on the Island of Oh. Upon arriving, the duo is greeted warmly by the Hare who insists they wear native Bermuda shorts and Hawaiian shirts!Bear and Mouse have so much fun together that they decide to stay with the La-di-da Hare and together admire the beauty of the Island of Oh.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

For Jesse Bear, every month has a fun activity or holiday to celebrate. From January to December, Jesse Bear wishes his family and friends many special moments.

| by Carlstrom, Nancy White

Join Jesse Bear on his trip to an amusement park. Jesse Bear counts everything from his shoes to the bumper cars to the stars in the sky.

| by Marino, Dorothy

Buzzy bear wants to see his first snow fall. He helps the little woodland creatures and birds get food and then makes a surprise for his father when he returns home.

| by 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.

| by Briggs, Raymond

One night while Tilly is sleeping a bear comes into her room. The next morning Tilly tells her parents about the bear, but they don't think the bear is real. Tilly takes care of the bear all through the day. While Tilly is sleeping, the bear exits through the window to return back to his home.

| by 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!

| by Carrick, Carol

Charlie the orangutan loves spending time with his father. But unfortunately, his father is an alcoholic and is always yelling and stumbling around after drinking alot of banana beer. Charlie has a hard time dealing with it and wishes it would stop. See how Charlie deals with the problem.

| by Waldron, Jan

All the little pigs are in a hurry to go Christmas shopping. However, they discover they have an empty wallet. When angel pig pays them a visit, they soon learn what Christmas is really about.

| by London, Jonathan

Froggy discovers the truth behind having a crush. His clumsiness and confusion lead him to discover his one true love, his mother.

| by 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.

| by 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.

| by Whitelaw, Nancy

The feelings of three generations are shared through the loving story of a girl and her grandmother who has Alzheimer's Disease.

| by Ghazi, Abidullah

A grandfather spends time with his grandchildren because of his love for them. They end up planting an apple orchard so that the grandchildren can eat the fruit.

| by McCaughrean, Geraldine

A family tries to recuperate after a war in which they lose their father and their home. The children meet and help an old man take care of a sickly cherry tree. As the tree grows and begins to blossom, so does the village and its people.

| by Adoff, Arnold

This is one little boy's story of coming to accept his age. He feels inferior to his big ten year old sister and he longs to be old like her. It is not until he talks to his grandmother and sees his grandfather's grave that he realizes that life at any age is hard.

| by Bunting, Eve

Tony and his extended family celebrate the birthday of the Statue of Liberty every October. They travel out to Libery Island to have a picnic and show their appreciation to the meaning the statue brings. Tony is embarrassed by his family's dedication, but in the end realizes the meaning of the statue.

| by Kurtz, Jane

When a letter arrives from Africa regarding Grandma's illness, the girl's father decides to leave the U.S. and go home to Ethiopia. His anticipation sparks stories of his childhood which he tells to his daughter.

| by Lindbergh, Reeve

Grandfather describes the love he has for his young grandson. He compares his love to the different seasons and the beautiful scenery of the rural landscape.

| by Carlson, Nancy

The pig family shows that no matter what the situation, whether its getting up for school on a Monday, feeling sad, lonely, or hurt, a hug will make you feel better.
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