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Floca, Brian
During the COVID-19 pandemic, entire cities shut down and everyone stayed in their homes except for the workers that society needed the most. The people who deliver the mail, stock the grocery stores and care for the sick: they remained. Society celebrates these people because, without their sacrifice and dedication, society would not have been able to survive a global pandemic.

Colon, Raul
A young boy living in New York City rides his skateboard to the Museum of Modern Art where he meets figures in paintings. Soon after, these characters leave their paintings and spend the day with the boy, going to a hot dog stand and riding roller coasters together. Eventually, the characters must return to their paintings and, in order to remember them, the boy makes his own artwork and goes to bed dreaming of the day he had.

Ringgold, Faith
Cassie, a young African American girl living in New York City, shares a few of her favorite things. She labels many things and gives words to the things she treasures most.

Krishnawami, Uma
A young girl in India waits with her family and friends for the monsoon season to begin. The importance of the monsoon in her culture is revealed to the radio, television, newspaper, and stories of the people.

Barracca, Debra//Barracca, Sal
Maxi tells a story using rhymes of how he came to meet his owner Jim. Maxi also describes his adventures with Jim in their taxi, where they went, and who they met.

Rex, Michael
Transportation comes in many forms. Rhyming words keep the beat.

Agee, Jon
Milo the magician had one more chance to pull a rabbit out of his hat or else he would be fired. While searching for a rabbit, he finds a bear. The bear is able to pretend his bones are made of rubber and agrees to jump out of Milo's hat. The show is a huge success until the bear becomes tired. Milo wonders what he will do until he realizes that he too can pretend his bones are made of rubber.

Rotner, Shelley
Wheels help us in many ways. Wheels on trucks help deliver food such as bread, fruit, and ice cream. Wheels also help us fix and build things.

Best, Cari
A child's parents are divorced. She spends every Sunday with her father. She enjoys these days because she never knows what to expect.

Kovalski, Maryann
A grandmother and her grandchildren wait for the bus. They begin singing The Wheels on the Bus and become so distracted with their singing that they miss the bus. They decide to take a taxi.

Sis, Peter
Mary and her mom walk down the street and wave for a taxi. Two bicyclists think Mary and her mom wave to them, so they wave back. Next three boys wave at the bikers and so on.

Christelow, Eileen
Bert and Ethel receive a post card from Florida from runaway pigs and an adventure begins. Bert wants to go to Florida to look for the pigs while Ethel wants to go on vacation. When Bert won't stop looking for the pigs, Ethel decides she wants to go home. Bert and Ethel eventually learn that the pigs were right under their noses.

Spinelli, Eileen
The hog family wants to go to the opera. But when father Hog's car breaks down, they must find a different mode of transportation. After unsucessfully trying a scooter, roller skates, and other ideas, the six hogs take the bus. By the time they get to the opera, the show is over.

Numeroff, Laura
Many different animals try to do unusual things such as dogs that wear sneakers. The reader is asked to imagine other funny scenarios with animals.

Haas, Irene
One summer evening a frog jumps into Lucy's room and invites her to a magical birthday party. Lucy goes outside and joins her animal friends in celebrating owl's birthday. While outside in the garden, Lucy discovers an old doll she recognizes as her grandmother's and returns it to the delighted woman.

Shannon, David
The rain creates unexpected chaos one Saturday morning. The endless arguments in houses and on the street turn into disaster, until the rain finally stops.

Calmenson, Stephanie
Mr. Panda opens his restaurant and the animals come in by one's, two's, all the way to ten's to dine in his restaurant, Panda Palace. After all the patrons are seated and the restaurant is full, one more guest arrives, a tiny mouse. Will Mr. Panda be able to find room for him?

Geringer, Laura
A young girl's mother brings her breakfast to her at the kitchen table. When the mother leaves, the girl's imagination goes wild. She imagines there are many different animals in the kitchen with her during breakfast. When her mother reappears, all of the animals seem to disappear except for the cow.

Babcock, Chris
Martha, a cow, will not give any more milk until she walks on the moon like the cowsmonauts.