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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.

Krauss, Ruth
As a young boy drifts off to sleep with his teddy bear, his dog jumps up, takes it, and runs away. The boy follows the dog through a series of scenes involving bears with simple rhyming text. At last the dog retrieves the bear. The boy, the bear, and the dog happily retreat to bed. Was it a dream or was it reality? Decide for yourself.

Cousins, Lucy
Come travel along with Little Fish to meet his many friends. As we count, identify colors, and look for opposites among the many examples, we learn it is okay to have friends different from you.

Cronin, Doreen
There are many ways to wiggle during the day. Join this dog as he wiggles from morning until night through the pages of lively rhyming text. From flipping pancakes to exploring the moon, your imagination will take you to even more ways to get your wiggles out.

Kinerk, Robert
A young boy, Timothy Cox, decides to go without changing his socks for a month. As the smell from his socks begins to grow, the entire community gets involved in trying to get him to change his socks. Timothy creatively avoids getting caught for the whole month. He aviods the fire fighters with their hoses and even a scout troop! When the month has come to an end, he keeps the socks in a cabinet as a trophy in his determination to stick to his word and not change his socks.

Jacobs, Leland
A different letter is shown for each girl. Girls are shown doing many special activities.

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!

Gilmore, Maeve//Welfare, Kenneth
A doll and his friends have adventures in the house. When the owner is away, they explore the magic room so that the poet will make them each a special rhyme.

Alborough, Jez
Eddie and his mother plan to have a picnic in the woods but a big bear comes and eats all the food.

Hubbard, Patricia
A little girl's box of crayons comes to life. Each color of crayon speaks of its role through different actions and rhyme words.

Komaiko, Leah
A girl's best friend, Annie Bananie, is moving. The girl is sad because they shared many memories together.

Seuss, Dr.
This book points out the importance of reading things that interest you.

Chorao, Kay
A collection of short children's verses and rhymes are presented in this book.

Hoberman, Mary Ann
Travel beyond the waterspout -- out into the garden, pond, brook, shoe store, and even the park with this determined spring-loving spider. Sing the all-time classic tune or just read with rhythm!This book will catch you in its colorful web and keep you on your toes as you advance beyond the traditional limits.

Yolen, Jane
King Long Shanks is known for his fine, long and strong legs and he is quite proud of them. One day two tailors arrive at the palace promising they can make an outfit to show off his legs!The outfit also promises to be a true test of loyalty for the people of the kingdom.

Steig, William
Shrek, an ugly beast, is sent out in the world by his parents to discover his future. He scares everyone who sees him. He marries an ugly prince and lives happily ever after.

Polacco, Patricia
A young boy eating at a restaruant notices a bee on a tree and drops his book on the ground which causes the waiter to trip and tip his tray. One event leads to another as the mess gets worse and worse. Drinks are spilled, a man falls onto the dessert tray and a pot full of spaghetti falls onto a cat. All of this chaos occurs because a bee landed on a tree!

Lindbergh, Reeve
On his way to the western frontier, Johnny Appleseed stops to eat and chat with Hannah Goodwin and her family. His adventures bring many encounters with pioneers, Indians, and nature. When he is old, he returns to visit Hannah Goodwin who continues to tell children about Johnny Appleseed.

Loomis, Christine
Zip!Zoom!Join these astro bunnies as they explore outer space. Help the bunnies get to outer space. What will they find there?Whether it's shooting starts or bunnies from other places, astro bunnies always come home.

Neitzel, Shirley
A young boy plans to build a house for the wrens in the yard. He starts with a diagram showing what the house will look like. He gets out a toolbox which holds wooden boards, a ruler, hammer, sandpaper, nails, a level, paintbrush, paint, and a scredriver. While he is constructing the birdhouse, his mother comes home. The boy and his mother hang the birdhouse from a tree in the backyard and admire his accomplishment.

Spinelli, Eileen
Mama tells her child about all the things they will do together when she gets home from work. For example, they will share many activities together leading up to bedtime where mama will read a story, sing lullabies, and finally, tuck her child into bed.

Saul, Carol P.
Barn Cat is looking for something out of the red barn door. She is noticing all the beautiful animals surrounding the barn. The nature activities of butterflies, leaping pups, and buzzing bees give Barn Cat quite an eventful day.

Prater, John
A boy, his cat, and his mother observe what happens around them. The boy tells the story of what he sees and does throughout the day.

Cooper, Melrose
A rhyming tale of a young girl's traditional family telling the activities they do together and the love they all share.

Swope, Sam
A bug crawls all the way out of her skin! She sleeps then she blossoms into a beautiful butterfly. On her journey, she repeats her chant, Gotta Go! Gotta Go To Mexico! to all the insects and animals along her way. When her destination is reached, she flutters and dances around in the warm sky with her companion. A bug returns, lays her eggs, and the cycle of life is repeated again and again.

Brooke, L. Leslie
Johnny crow has a bunch of animals that gather in his garden. They have many rhyming adventures.

Mullins, Patricia
Beautiful pictures of horses guide the reader through the numbers one to twelve, with each group of horses engages in a different activity. Colorful pictures and a continuous rhyme make counting fun.

Smith, Robert Paul
John Mac Gregor is known around his town as Jack Mack. Jack Mack travels to his summer haystack or winter time shack on his yak with a black sack full of knick-knacks on his back.

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.

Kay, Verla
In a rhyming story a farmer joins a group of miners to look for gold. They travel through praries, deserts, and mountains panning for gold but never find much. The farmer, after finding no gold, leaves the miners to go back home to his farm and family.

Bemelmans, Ludwig
Madeline is a spunky young girl with a zest for life. Madeline lives in a boarding house with eleven other girls. One night, Madeline gets sick and must have her appendix out. Everyone misses her so they visit her. The other girls see that she is treated royally and she is envied.

Aylesworth, Jim
A mouse's adventures are detailed along with a clock and the time of day.

Grossman, Bill
Donna O'Neeshuck cannot understand why she is being chased by cows, moose, geese, and other animals. When she stops to ask the animals, she discovers that the way she pats their heads is irresistable.

Updike, John
Poems are provided with various pictures of objects which begin with each letter of the alphabet such as apple, bird, jam, egg, nickel, oatmeal, toy and zero.

Wells, Rosemary
Nora is always waiting as her parents take care of her siblings, Jack and Kate. To get some attention she decides to knock over and even bring things in the house. Finally, after they tell her to hush, she decides to leave. Will the family notice her absence?

Seuss, Dr.
One group of sneetches believe they are better than the others. As each changes to become like the other, they realize the unimportance of it. Other stories include The Zax, Too Many Daves, and What Was I Scared Of? Which story teaches you how to get along with others?

Lindberg, Reeve
Some mischievous aardvarks visit school and create chaos in the class. The other animals in the class do not like the aardvarks' behavior and the aardvarks are expelled.

Hague, Kathleen
A bear introduces each letter of the alphabet by describing the letters in a rhyme from A to Z.

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Seuss, Dr.
This book teaches each letter of the alphabet and how to use them to begin reading. Each letter has it's own story rhyme.

Piatti, Celestino
In this alphabet book, there is an animal and a rhyming text that corresponds with each letter.

Heller, Nicholas
Twenty-six ogres live under the trap door. When you open it, you can see them feasting on foods from A-Z!Do not let them hear your tummy rumble or the ogres will disappear!

Agard, J.
This ABC book shares Caribbean vocabulary in a rhyming fashion. Each page is rich with foods such as okra, roti, sugarcane and yams.

Jefferds, Vincent
All of the Disney characters in this book explain the ABCs through rhythm and fun.

Viorst, Judith
This cute poem takes the reader from z to a in reverse order to teach the alphabet.

Folsom, Marcia//Folsom, Michael
Each letter of the alphabet has several pages devoted to it. There are also a variety of sayings to learn.

Lalicki, Barbara
Each letter of the alphabet is accompanied by a poem or a phrase that emphasizes that letter.

Martin, Bill Jr.
The alphabet is depicted through a rhyming text and colorful pictures.

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Lear, Edward
This book consists of alphabet rhymes for each letter of the alphabet, accompanied by colorful illustrations.

Mathers, Petra
Lottie's friend Herbie loves to use words in a poetic and unique way, but it takes special friends to understand how special he is. Will Herbie come up with the prize winning poem in the contest in order to win a delicious cake?

Guthrie, Woody
The traditional lyrics of the popular song, This Land Is Your Land, are combined with painted illustrations that represent the words and meaning of the song. America and her countryside are portrayed in a positive light through the text and illustrations.