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Santiago, Chiori
Benny Lee and his brother Stanley must leave their famiy and Indian tribe to go to a boarding school run by the government. At school, the boys must wear uncomfortable clothes, speak English only, and learn lessons in a classroom. The boys visit their family and tribe in their dreams at night. Whem summer comes, the boys do not have a ticket to go home so they figure out a plan to get home to Medicine Mountain.

Santucci, Barbara
Anna visits Grandpa's cornfield. She can hear the corn making beautiful music as the wind blows. Grandpa gets Anna corn kernels to plant next autumn, and the two agree that Anna will grow corn on her own. That winter, Grandpa dies. Anna wants to hold onto the seeds to remember Grandpa. She decides to plant them instead so she can hear the corn make music again. By next fall, the corn grows, Anna hears the music, and she collects kernels to plant corn for next year.

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.

Say, Allen
Sam, a young Asian American boy, realizes first hand what it is like to be an old man. He wakes up one morning with a much older look, but is the same young boy on the inside. He has a difficult time convincing his family and friends that he is the same boy they all know.

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.

Say, Allen
Emma is a talented child artist who always finds her inspiration in an old rug. After her mother ruins the rug by washing it, Emma must discover that she can still draw without it.

Scamell, Ragnhild
The unlikely answer to a wish is a scruffy old cat that has to win the heart of a little girl. It takes a cold snowy day to make his wish come true.

Schachner, Judith Byron
A young girl has a special relationship with her Aunt May and Willy, her aunt's bird. The girl is only able to visit them twice a year, but always has an unforgettable time. When the girl's mother becomes ill the summer trip is cancelled and Aunt May plans to visit over Christmas. Unfortunately, a huge snowstorm makes the trip nearly impossible, but with the help of a Christmas friend Aunt May and Willy arrive safely.

Schaefer, Carole Lexa
Lily and Gram can't believe how much snow has fallen in October. Lily and her friend, Jesse, have a wonderful time rolling around in the snow and building a snowman. When they run out of snow for the snowman's head, Lily and Jesse go to Gram's vegetable patch and find a snow pumpkin with a face. The snowman eventually melts, but the pumpkin remains smiling on Gram and Jesse's window sill.

Scheffrin-Falk, Gladys
Max is a dancing bear and his best friend, Boris, is sad and envious of him. Max teaches Boris to dance and each of them enjoys the time that they spend together. Boris is happy again.

Schenley, Ruth Stewart
When a mother says there are too many kittens, the four children in the family must find homes for them. As the children journey, they each find a good home for their kitten by trading it in for another animal. Now there are too many pets for the mother to take care of.

Schertle, Alice
Hetty has the chance to prove she is a big girl when her parents send her to Mr. Birdie's store to buy a dozen eggs. Hetty is very careful not to break the eggs until she reaches the apple tree.

Schindel, John
Jesse really wants to visit his father who lives far away. Jesse and his dad write letters back and forth to pass the time until Jesse can visit in the summer.

Schnur, Steven
On the last day of Chanukah, an old man stops by Seth's house to sell ties. After talking with the old man for awhile, Seth learns how the man lost his whole family in the Holocaust. Seth makes a wish for the old man as the menorah candles burn out.

Schories, Pat
A young boy's pet dog is on the verge of getting sent away. Before acting out, he comes up with possible solutions for the two of them. He realizes that the problem is sitting right in front of him.

Schotter, Roni
Theo's favorite uncle, Gurney, moves west to try to find work. They correspond through letters, and Theo sends drawings of all his dream machines he has made up. Gurney builds Theo's machines to make an amusement park.

Seeger, Laura Vaccaro
A boy and his dog go through their lives together and experience different things associated with the color blue. Whether they are playing with blue butterflies or picking blue blueberries together, they love spending time with each other. One day, the boy’s dog passes away and, with time, he gets a new puppy to share his life with.

Seligson, Susan//Schneider, Howie
An old dog is bored and sad because the kids are all grown up and the Bobsons are always gone. He later discovers he can make new friends and his couch can go places if he uses his imagination.

Sellers, Naomi
Charley has permission from his mother to move to Texas with his best friend, if he cannot find another friend after he leaves.

Sendak, Maurice
There are two rhymes that precede one another to make a story about kids that are homeless. Two mean rats take one child and some kittens, and the children go after him. Jack and Guy later find the boy and the mother of the kittens. They all go and save the kittens. Jack and Guy take care of the little boy.

Seuss, Dr.
One day during class, a daisy grows from the top of Mayzie McGrew's head. With a daisy on her head, Mayzie experiences many things. Mayzie becomes the talk of the school and town and gains fame and fortune. She also experiences loneliness. Mayzie did learn one very important thing from the daisy on her head--her parents love her no matter what!

Shaefer, Carole
Kessy loved to listen to stories told by his Mama and his cousins on laundry days. One laundry day, Kessy is asked to go to the store and bring back the biggest piece of laundry soap. Kessy returns and tells his story about the biggest soap.

Shannon, David
Before a boy named Geogie is born, baseball becomes illegal. Baseball can't even be talked about. Georgie breaks all the laws and challenges the man responsible for the laws to play against him. Georgie strikes him out and wins.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman
After having his feelings hurt, Morris the dog is missing. His owners search for him so they can resolve their differences.

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman
A little boy and his friend, Oscar, have a little fight. The little boy wonders how Oscar will survive without him. He thinks all these bad things will happen to Oscar because he is not there. The little boy really misses and needs Oscar's friendship.

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.

Sheehan, Cilla
Using colors to express feelings, children learn to understand emotions. The reader is also asked how to express each emotion.

Shelby, Anne
A closer look at the problems of the world such as pollution, hunger, and homelessness is taken and a simple solution is proposed; to love.

Sheldon, Dyan
Brenda loses her teddy bear, Pete, on a bus. She thinks he's gone forever, but soon starts to receive postcards from him. Pete is traveling all over the world and having many adventures. He soon realizes he misses Brenda too much and returns home.

Sherkin-Langer, Ferne
When a little girl's mom is sick and has to stay in the hospital she becomes sad and doesn't want to sing or play with her friends. She visits her mom, but she is nervous that her hugs might hurt her. When her mom finally comes home, the little girl is happy to have her back but worries that she won't be there when she wakes up.

Sam

Shimin, Symeon
Sam is a little boy who is told by everyone that he is too young to help out around the house. When Sam begins to cry, the perfect job is found for Sam.

Shulevitz, Uri
The village of Toddlecreek is very small, but it has a post office that is the heart of the village. A postal inspector comes and decides to close the post office. After this, the village is never the same.

Shulevitz, Uri
A war occurs and a boy and his family must flee from their homeland. Food is scarce and there is no entertainment. One day, Father brings home a map. The little boy studies the map. He learns geography and allows his imagination to take him to faraway places. He forgets about his hunger and his sadness.

Siegelson, Kim L.
Mentu and Twi tell the story of an African family newly arrived in the Americas. Twi never gives up on returning to her native Africa. Twi tells stories of cooking, planting, music and dancing from her native land.

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.

Simon, Norma
What makes you mad?Children are faced with emotions of anger, jealousy, and frustration. They must learn to control their feelings and work them out in ways that are acceptable to themselves and others. We need to understand and respect a person's feelings whatever they might be.

Skorpen, Leisel
When her grandmother comes to town, Mandy thinks she is sad and mean. After awhile, they begin to understand one another and learn from each other.

Slater, Dashka
Escargot the snail is on its way to eating a beautiful salad while trying to convince others to say that snails are their favorite animal. Escargot is sad because, most of the time, people do not pick snails as their favorite. Even though snails leave a slimy trail, snails can be fast, they can be fierce, and they can be beautiful.

Smalls, Irene
Dawn wakes up early every day, but everyone in her family is too busy to play with her. She is sad, but figures out a way that they can make time for her, and it works.

Smalls, Irene
Irene Jennie, a young girl living on a plantation, is sad when she can't spend Christmas with her parents. She prays for things to change and a Christmas parade cheers her up. As she watches the parade with her godmother, she receives a nice surprise.

Smith, Heather
Makio and his neighbor, Mr. Hirota, loved looking out at the ocean every morning while watching Makio’s father and Mr. Hirota’s daughter working. One day, a tsunami came and killed their family members, prompting Mr. Hirota to build a telephone booth as a way to cope with his grief. Soon after,  Makio and Mr. Hirota began speaking into a disconnected telephone while communicating with the loved ones they lost.

Smith, Janice Lee
In this collection of stories, Adam is very upset about his family's move to a new town.

Smith, Linell
A young girl named Miranda discovers an alley cat while playing ball in her neighborhood. She tries to win the cat's heart by bringing him food every night and making sure he's okay. One night, she finds him injured. She takes him into her home, nurses him back to health, and lets him go, despite knowing she will never see him again.

Smith, Margaret
A little girl learns all about the hardships of losing a pet. However, her love for Desser is not lost in his death. Instead, she chooses to keep her memories of Desser alive. Even after Ginger, the new kitten, joins the family the little girl still chooses to remember Desser as the best ever cat

Smith, Peter
At first, Lenny is unhappy because her brother is too young to play with, but soon he joins in the fun.

Smith, Will
A father talks of ongoing love for his son from the moment he is born. As his child grows, the father tries to teach him how to be a man and also tells him how he will always be there for him. Having this child is the father's proof that his dreams have come true.

Soto, Gary
Chato's friend, Novio Boy, always gets sad at birthday parties because he is from the pound and does not know when his birthday is. Chato decides to throw his friend the biggest party ever, but in the hustle and bustle, forgets to invite the cat of honor!Now that he is found, it's time to celebrate.

Sotomayor, Antonio
Khasa goes to the Fiesta with his uncle. When the two are separated, Khasa goes through a great adventure getting back to his uncle.

Spagnoli, Cathy
A newly married couple is separated when the husband is called to war. An evil tree spirit sees how sad the man is and decides to take his place. The spirit takes the form of the man and lives with his wife. The man returns from the war to find the spirit.

Speare, Jean
Thomas's parents need to help his uncle, so they leave Thomas with a friend one week before Christmas. Thomas is afraid that his parents won't make it home. They show up late Christmas Eve and Thomas is happy.