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Lasky, Kathryn
Lucille wants desperately to go out and play with her older brother and sister in the snow. As Lucille works at putting on her snowsuit, she gets stuck, frustrated and hot. Her patience is wearing thin as she waits on her mom to help. Finally, Lucille joins the snow fun, but does her bad mood go away?

Willard, Nancy
The moon wants a nightgown and a cozy bed to sleep in. The moon finds a nightgown and decides not to come out one night. All the people in the world are sad, so the sun makes the moon promise to take the nightgown back.

Viorst, Judith
Alexander loves his home, friends, and his life the way it is. Faced with a move to another town, Alexander becomes agitated and upset. In time he finds a way to adjust.

Say, Allen
A young man describes the journey of his grandfather between Japan and America. When the young man visits America, he falls in love with it. He begins to feel like his grandfather, and gains a better understanding of him through his journey and emotions.

Harvey, Brett
Christmas is a very special time for Elenore. This is her first Christmas on the prairie, and she doesn't think it will be as good as it was in Maine. But it ends up being better than ever, because her family pulls together to make everything work out.

Rosenblatt, Lily
A young girl loses everything she has in a fire. In her diary, she works through her feelings of loss and pain. She also plans strategies to escape fires in the future.

Carlstrom, Nancy White
A young boy is apprehensive about moving to another house. The boy is willing to let his mother take all of his things, but he is not willing to go. She reminds him that at his new home he will have many new things and special places, but more importantly, the family will be together.

Gould, Deborah
Sam and Douglas love visiting their grandparents. When they are at their grandparents house, they always watch old slides. However, this is interrupted for a while when their Grandfather dies and they learn to deal with death.

Hickman, Martha Whitmore
Andy Wilson's father is sent to jail for stealing. In order to be closer to him, Andy and his family move to a new city. Andy has to deal with the added pressure of a new school and a father who is in prison. He actually seems to cope and deal with the situation very well.

Johnson, Dolores
A family moves from Africa to America. They suffer hardships in anticipation of a different future.

Ransom, Candice F.
A small family who lives a simple life in the Blue Ridge Mountains is forced to leave because a park is being built on their land. The little girl tries to fulfill the mountain legend told to her by her father.

Paterson, Katherine
A very mean cow named Rosie is sold by her owners. Five-year-old Marvin gets extremely upset when his parents move.

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.

Dumbleton, Mike
Vanessa wakes up one morning pondering ideas of how to make money. So she goes and catches a crocodile and starts a service called Dial-a-Croc. When she finally sees how homesick the crocodile is, she lets him go, no strings attached!

Vigna, Judith
A young girl copes with the death of her father. Her mother and grandfather help her through the painful grieving after the car accident.

Vigna, Judith
A young boy copes with his mother's cancer. Going through a range of emotions, he finally comes to more of an understanding about her illness.

Bunting, Eve
A young girl and her grandfather save a caterpillar and keep it while it goes through its changes. They build it a beautiful house and care for it until it turns into a butterfly. Although it was hard for her to let it go, she has mysterious visitors surprise her every spring, even when she grows up to be a grandmother herself.

Carlson, Nancy
There are six ways to lose all your friends. Don't smile, never share, be a bully, be a poor sport, tattle, and whine. Can you be a better friend by the end of this story?

Amadeo, Diana M.
Jamey has leukemia and becomes very sick. His brother feels like his family cares more about Jamey than they do him. His mother assures him that he is loved just as much as Jamey. When Jamey needs a bone marrow transplant he agrees to be the donor.

Knox-Wagner, Elaine
Kelly and her mom move out of a house and into an apartment when her mom gets transferred after their divorce. Kelly struggles with the lifestyle in an apartment. She handles a confusing situation which shows her the advantages to living in an apartment.

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.

Steig, William
When Pete is in a bad mood, his dad makes him into a pizza. As each ingredient is assembled, Pete becomes more and more cheerful until he is laughing and running out the door to play football with his friends.

Whippo, Walt
A little white duck and his friends, little green frog, little black bug, and little red snake enjoy spending their time playing and swimming in the water.

Ray, Deborah Kogan
While Jeannie's daddy is away fighting in the Pacific, Jeannie plants a Victory garden, collects scraps to help the war effort, and sends her daddy letters. She awaits his safe return.

Hedderwick, Mairi
Wednesdays are very hectic at the post office on the Isle of Struay, especially today with baby Liam teething. Katie Morag decides to help out by delivering the mail until she runs into some deep water. With her confidence and the help of her grandmother, Katie successfully solves her dilema.

Mariana.
It is Miss Flora McFlimsey's birthday, but it appears that all of her friends forgot. So Miss McFlimsey went away. She then discovers that she misses home and goes back. Waiting for her are her friends, presents, and a birthday cake for her.

Vigna, Judith
Disappointed when her mother's ex-boyfriend forgets her birthday, Amy is comforted by her family when they give her a surprise birthday party and a special gift.

Kroll, Virginia
Hannah's big brother gets her a goldfish for her third birthday. Hannah takes great care of her and names her Helen. Three years later, Helen dies. As time goes by, Hannah's hurt goes away.

Hol, Coby
When the family donkey finally has its baby, Niki can hardly wait to call the donkey her own. She is disappointed, though, when Niki's father insists that they sell the donkey. Through hard work and determination, Niki earns the money to buy the donkey from her dad!

Hurd, Edith Thacher
Joe decides to go hunting for a fox because he wants a pet. He catches one with the help of a lion. When Joe brings the fox home in a box, the fox isn't very happy. Joe returns him to the woods where the lion and the fox help him find an owl who will happily be his pet.

Lobel, Arnold
This book contains five stories about Owl and his daily adventures - from inviting winter in to sit by the fire to thinking sad thoughts to make tear-water tea.

Purdy, Carol
Little Raven Hannah feels sad when she is not big enough to do anything on the farm. Then she teaches herself to read (something no one else in her family can do) and she becomes very happy.

Sawyer, Ruth
A family lives happily on a farm, but each must do an equal share of work. When food gets scarce, Johnny must leave. A round cake is packed with Johnny's things. When the cake falls out and rolls, it takes animals back to the farm.

Duvoisin, Roger
A crocodile lives on a farm. The animals are scared of the crocodile at first. The crocodile makes friends with the farmer's wife.

Edwards, Michelle
The summer that Rody worked in the kibbutz chicken coop, the hens laid more eggs than ever before. When Rody gets moved from job to job, the chickens become very unhappy. So they do something to get Rody back.

Robertson, M.P.
George finds what he thinks to be a giant chicken egg. However, when it hatches, a dragon comes out. He cares for it and teaches it necessary skills but the dragon longs to be with his family. Before going to his home with the other dragons, the dragon takes George for an adventure and thanks him for his kindness and caring.

Keeping, Charles
Charley and Charlotte are great friends who are separated when Charlotte is forced to move. Charley finds a canary that they always looked at together at the pet store. After Charley buys the canary, it flies out of the cage to Charlotte. Charley and Charlotte are reunited.

Kelley, True
Jess is excited to have the chicken pox because she gets to miss school. Unfortunately, this happiness quickly ends when she realizes it isn't fun to be stuck home without your friends.

Yeo, Yumi
Yungsu's family moves from Korea to America. When Yungsu goes into his new town and sees children playing, he missed his friends from Korea. Yungsu tells his mother that he wants to go back to Korea, but his father explains that their life will be better in America.

Cadnum, Michael
A moving truck and moving men load items from a boy's house until the house is empty. The boy and his parents feel differently as they leave and travel to their new house. The boy meets two children and hopes someday they will be his friends!

Kaplan, Howard
A young boy loves playing the piano but especially listening to his father play while his mother sings along. The boy's mother also listens to him play. Shortly after the boy, his sister, and his father come back from a vacation at the beach, the mother dies. Playing the piano helps the young boy and his father cope with their loss.

Simon, Norma
A young boy named Carl encounters many people and activities in the course of a day. We see how he feels about each one.

Crary, Elizabeth
When Matt sees his Reggie Jackson baseball card floating in the toilet, his jaw drops. He is furious that his little brother did that. One thing that will solve his problem is to hit his little brother, right?Wrong!His mother presents him with six ways to successfully handle his anger. After resolving his problems, Matt makes peace with his brother.

Adler, David A.
A young boy and his family are living through the Great Depression of 1932. When he learns that his father does not have a job, he gets a job with his friend selling newspapers to help make money for his family. He sells all of his papers outside of Yankee Stadium due to the popularity of Babe Ruth and his stories in the paper. He even gets to meet the Babe!

Frazee, Marla
The baby will not hush and the family can't take it any longer. A peddler, who has a wagon filled with toys and animals, tries to aid the family. Nothing works, until exhaustion takes over and the loving family has the sweetest baby in town.

Cohn, Janice
A young girl deals with the loss of her newborn sibling. After spending time with her grandmother, she is better able to understand death.

Henkes, Kevin
Lilly is not happy about the arrival of her new baby brother, Julius. She is happier when her cousin Garland comes to visit.

Knight, Joan
The new baby in the family is smothered with kisses and love. Tired of the excessive attention the baby floats into the air after his uncle tosses him up. The baby does not come down until the family realizes that he has too much of some things and not enough of others.

Stuve-Boden, Stephanie
After the arrival of her new baby brother, Elizabeti, from Tanzania, sees her mother care for him and she decides she wants a doll to care for herself. She does everything her mother does to her 'doll' and also faces the problem of losing her. Elizabeti also teaches the reader a little about her culture.

Hamanaka, Sheila
A young African American girl learns about the Peace Crane, created by Sadako Sasaki, survivor of Hiroshima. The girl wishes the Peace Crane would take her away from the violence in her own world to a place without racism and violence.