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Schlossberg, Stephen
Ray pretends that his reliable red tricycle is a big red truck, and he wants to see the wide open country. Along his way, he has to pay for things like lunch at a restaurant, a tow truck for his wrecked truck, and a speeding ticket. Because he has no money, Ray has to do jobs like wash dishes, mow the grass, and pull weeds to pay for these predicaments. Coincidentally, these jobs are exactly the same as the chores his parents want him to do.

Emberley, Michael
From Septmeber to March, there is no sun in Norway. Waiting for spring to come can be difficult. The heroine follows the legend of a girl who climbed the Gausta Mountains to take a peak at the sun. She travels with her family.

McPhail, David
A new passenger on a ship is placed in a room full of pigs. At first, he finds their lack of manners to be disturbing but when they're gone, he misses the fun atmosphere that they created.

Novak, Matt
Irwin is the smallest of Santa's elves, and everyone is always bossing him around. After Santa leaves to deliver the Christmas presents, Irwin discovers a forgotten present. Determined to deliver the present, he goes on the journey himself. He proves to Santa and everyone that he is the head elf.

Adoff, Arnold
A little girl is named Flamboyan after a tree that is the color of her hair. One day, she imagines she is flying over her city, and she tells of all that she would see.

Wilson, S.
Tildy sets sail over Spooner Bay, being warned to beware of the dragons. When she encounters the dragons, she finds them friendly, and realizes that they only want to play. She decides to teach the town about the friendly dragons.

Wiesner, David
After falling asleep with a book, a boy dreams of a magical adventure. He travels to a kingdom, a forest, and a city where he meets animals and many characters. (A Wordless Book)

Woodman, Nancy
The JASON Project is studies underwater life in Mexico. When Dusty finds out about this, she writes the scientists to ask if she can go along. During her adventures, Dusty learns all about deep sea plants and animals. It is the adventure of her life!

Munsch, Robert
Andrew's parents always ask him if he has to go to the bathroom before they go anywhere. He always says no. A few moments later he has to go!

Tresselt, Alvin
The road travels through many settings and environments and goes in many directions. It travels over hills, through valleys, across train tracks, and around parks--all over the world!

Armstrong, Jennifer
Hugh is an orphan who wants to go to the city to make his fortune. Even though he encounters many obstacles, he pushes on and makes it to the city.

Economakis, Olga
A desert family has to move constantly to be near a water supply. The young son of the family decides he is tired of moving. Using ingenuity, he digs a hole until he hits water. The family builds a well and the boy has his wish granted.

Coerr, Eleanor
A small girl named Faith had a very special friendship with her goose Josefina. Faith is part of a pioneer family moving West. Throughout their journey, Faith makes a patch to represent each event she encounters, including the death of Jusetina. At the end, the quilt tells the story of the friendship between the goose and the little girl.

Kuskin, Karla
A city dog goes to the country and experiences the sun, trees, and fields. The city dog runs, barks, and realizes the differences between the city and country.

Krahn, Fernando
A curious child slips away from a tour group at an old castle. He stumbles upon a sleeping dragon in the dungeon.

Say, Allen
Masoko's life changes dramatically when her parents move from California back to their native country, Japan. Masako feels like she will never belong in this new country where her life is so completely different.

Lenski, Lois
Pilot Small with the cooperation of a mechanic readies his airplane for flight. He then takes off , enjoys the landscape, runs into trouble, fixes the clogged fuel line and return to the airport.

Lindgren, Barbro
A ten year old boy uses his imagination one day to take a sailing trip. He gathers all his friends together and takes an adventurous trip.

Sanders, Scott Russell
New settlers in Ohio get stuck in a rain storm. Villagers come to take the new settlers to their land.

Carlstrom, Nancy White
As an Indonesian extended family prepares for a trip to the market, the preparation and responsibilities of the family members are explained. We see the family and their goods on a bus during their journey through the hills to the market. The family completes a successful day at the market and returns home.

Stewart, Sarah
Lydia takes a train to go live with her Uncle Jim who doesn't smile. Lydia uses flowers and plants to bring joy to everyone. She writes home to her mother, father, and grandmother to describe to new experiences.

Thomas, Ianthe
Eliza's mother and father are divorced so she spends every Saturday with her father. She is curious about his new family and wants to visit them more often.

Burningham, John
Mr. Grumpy decides to take a ride in his car. The neighborhood children and animals want to go with him. They all crowd into his car and go for a ride.

Bontemps, Anna//Conroy, Jack
A railroad man's dog outruns the trains and makes even the fastest train look slow. The Roadmaster will not let the dog ride in the cab with his owner until he races and beats The Cannonball.

du Bois, William Pene
Otto is a huge dog. His master takes him to Africa because he is too large for their town. They travel to Africa and help to win a war. Otto receives a medal for saving the town.

Sopko, Eugen
Three well educated men go to the country to help the simple folk. The three cannot take care of themselves in the country and decide to go back to town.

Bornstein, Ruth
A boy wants a goat so he asks his mother where he can find one. He has to climb a mountain and describes what he will do and see on his journey and how he will bring the goat back home where his mother will be waiting.

Widman, Christine
A little girl visits her Aunt Emma, and they enjoy lemon drop candies together. Aunt Emma tells the story about how she got a lemon drop jar when she missed the sun while away at school.

Mathieson, Egon
A blue-eyed cat goes looking for the Land of Many Mice and gets laughed at and criticized along the way because of the color of his eyes.

Turkle, Brinton
While spending the summer at the beach, a boy notices that the clouds look like a dog. He wishes the dog was real and that it belonged to him. One day the boy finds a dog like the one in the clouds. He asks people in the town if it belongs to them, but no one claims it. At the end of the summer, the boy takes the dog home.

Wild, Margaret
Mr. Nick and Mrs. Jolley ride the train to the city and knit together each day. Mrs. Jolley gets ill and Mr. Nick decides to cheer her up and knit her a very special gift.

Caines, Jeanette
A young girl goes on a long trip with her aunt to North Carolina. They prepare their maps, their lunch, and plan all the fun things that they will do together. The trip is unique because they are just women spending time together.

O'Kelly, Mattie Lou
A farm family anticipates a day at the circus. The story describes the work to be done first, the trip to the circus, and finally the excitement of the circus.

Lester, Helen
Tacky the penguin always seems to be getting himself in trouble. This time, while he is surfing, he lands on a tropical island. An elephant named Rocky is envious of Tacky's pretty flowered shirt. He almost doesn't get home because Rocky wants him to decorate his table. Thanks to Tacky's quick thinking, he leaves the island safely.

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.

Thomas, Elizabeth
Dorthea's Gramma has very proper and strict ways of doing things including growing green beans. When Gramma leaves for a trip, she leaves Dorthea and her father in charge but they forget to take care of the beans. Everyone is surprised when Gramma returns.

Kalman, Maira
Alexander tells his older sister that he wants to go to Japan, so she takes him. When they get there, Hiroko guides them through Japan to learn all about their way of life.

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

Inkpen, Mick
A little stuffed animal is left behind when a family moves to a bigger house. During the toy's journey to finding his owner, he encounters the family cat who takes him to his new home.

Siebert, Diane
This song book describes how trains work, where trains go, and what trains serve, as well as information about engineers and ticket buyers.

Gogol, Nikolai
A barber finds a nose in his bread and goes on a journey to discover how it got there.

dePaola, Tomie
Mr. Satie has to decide whose paintings are better - Henri or Pablo. His decision ends up uniting the two artists and ending their feud.

Lyon, David
Truck driver Jim gets up when everyone else is going to sleep. He will drive seven hours to Woosterville to deliver strawberries. Drive along with Jim and his big truck.

Steig, William
A little girl has to go through the snow to take a dress to her mother who made it for one of her customers.

Borden, Louise
Mrs. K teaches Ann's third grade class. In class they are explorers, scientists, poets, and astronauts. They are always learning something new. One day, Mrs. K doesn't come to school. The students learn that she is in the hospital with cancer. For the rest of the year the third grade has a substitute. On the last day of school, Mrs. K comes back to surprise her students.

Dorros, Arthur
A little girl uses her imagination to transport her and her grandmother out of a bus to view the many sites over New York City.

Heide, Florence Parry//Gilliland, Judith Heide
The House of Wisdom, an ancient library in Baghdad, is the center for new ideas and a quest for knowledge from all parts of the world. As scholars study and translate the ancient manuscripts, one boy, Ishaq, learns the wisdom on Aristotle through his expedition and a special book.

Maestro, Betsy//Maestro, Giulio
A child describes his journey across a river on a ferryboat. He explains how cars and people can travel on it and describes the pretty sights in the water.

Hershey, Kathleen
A little girl tells about her visit with her grandma. She wishes she too could live in the cotton mill town. She tells of all the things they do until it is time for her to return home. She enjoys picking berries and peaches, gardening, and fishing.