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Vischer, Frans
Fuddles is not an ordinary house cat. His family pampers and spoils him but he lacks adventure. Even though he is not allowed to go outside, he finds a way to get laughed at, chased, and put in my difficult situations before he realizes that he really misses his family. In the deep darkness of the night, he hears his family calling him. What a relief!

Blumenthal, Deborah
As Sophie walks home from the park with her mother, she sees another little girl eating a chocolate-covered-cookie. Sophie's mother does not have any cookies to give her and will not allow Sophie to eat cookies so close to supper time. Sophie is outraged and throws a temper tantrum! Sophie learns that not eating a cookie before supper isn't so bad after all.

Joosse, Barbara M.
Harris and his dog Zippy are the best of friends and enjoy spending time together. They dig for treasures, sleep in the same bed, and play on the couch. When Zippy's behaviors seem to be out of control, obedience school seems to be the perfect answer. However, the results are not what the family expected. Harris and his family decided Bad Dog school is the perfect solution.

Berry, Joy
A girl names Casey tries all the wrong ways to get attention from her Mom and Dad. Eventually she finds solutions for achieving attention the right way and learns how to help others as well.

Rosoff, Meg
Borris, Morris, Horace, and Doris are wild boars. They lack manners and kindness. Do not try to be friends with them because all they will do is cause trouble.

Muntean, Michaela
A pig tries to dissuade the readers from opening the book because it is not finished yet. However, as the reader turns the pages, a frustrated pig realizes the book is being written after all.

Fain, Moira
Maggie is very embarrassed when her teacher, Sister Agatha Ann, punishes her for drawing on her desk. She must write a poem and recite it for the class the following day. All night she worries about her unfinished homework, but the next day she wakes up to a snow day!Through her fun in the snow and the help from her teacher, Maggie discovers her own special way of writing poetry.

Campbell, Bebe Moore
When Annie wakes up in the morning, she is relieved to find her euphoric mother in the kitchen. They share a healthy breakfast, then her mother helps her get ready for school. After a fun day at school, Annie comes home to an angry and yelling mother. Annie copes by calling her grandmother to talk about her feelings. She takes care of herself and maintains a positive attitude with happy thoughts. She uses effective strategies to accept her motherï¾’s bipolar disorder.


Aylesworth, Jim
A curious little girl sometimes forgets what her mother tells her. Sometimes this gets her into trouble. One such time found her deep into the woods at a cottage belonging to three bears. You probably know the rest of the story.

Leblanc-Barroux, Andre
A young pianist is sent to a re-education camp in China. She lives for her secretive two hours of music after a long day's work. Her parents managed to send a piano to Mother Han's house and she manages to smuggle music in notebooks. One night the pianist is caught at the piano, forcing her to live through an extended-re-education while her love and talent for music are challenged.

Heiligman, Deborah
Tinka is a cool dog, a breaking-all-the-rules dog! A hall dog, a ball dog, a crash-into-the-wall dog! Join Tinka, a dandy, sandy Golden Retriever, as she unexpectedly visits her owner at school and helps his class learn to read.

Cooper, Helen
Not wanting to go to sleep, a little boy rides away in his car to find someone to stay up and play with him all night. As the determined little boy drives off, he encounters exciting things such as a lion and a parade of soldiers. After searching for someone to play with him, the little boy finds someone who is still awake.

Murphy, Stuart J.
Molly wants to play with her big brother's brightly colored toy cars just like him. But her family thinks she is too little to share Kevin's cars and besides, he likes to keep them in a special order. Each family member catches Molly playing with Kevin's cars and they help her put them back the way Kevin likes them. In the end, Molly gets a surprise of her own!

Hellsing, Lennart//Strayer, Paul
The crow disobeys and flies into a farmer's yard to eat berries. The farmer catches him and sells the bird because he is so bad. The baker buys him and becomes frustrated too, so he sets the bird free. The crow goes back home to his family who missed him.

Wildsmith, Brian
A dog is raised by a hunting dog, but refuses to bring back the wounded birds. Instead he brings back sticks. The hunting dog is ashamed at first, but then begins to help the wounded birds fly away to safety.

Donnio, Sylviane
One morning, Achilles the crocodile decides that he wants nothing more than to eat a child. His parents try everything to get Achilles to change his mind, but he refuses. He fails his mission and hunger winds up getting the best of him.

Woodson, Jacqueline
A fence not only divides two properties -- it segregates two families because of their different cultures. Initial fears from the parents cause them to set rules that will forbid the friendship of their young daughters. Little did they know that their daughters would break the barrier as they climbed the fence together to see the world as it should be, not as it is.

Wright, Dare
A little doll, Edith, is lonely when two bears come to visit her. Mr. Bear watches Edith and Little Bear for awhile, but Mr. Bear has to leave for an errand. Edith and her new friend disobey, get into trouble and are punished. Edith is afraid that Mr. Bear and Little Bear will leave which will bring back feelings of loneliness again. However, they stayed.

Mayer, Mercer
A boy goes to a fancy dinner with his family and in his pocket brings along his pet frog. When the frog gets loose, all kinds of disasters happen.

Tom

dePaola, Tomie
Tommy and his grandfather share the same name. At the same time they enjoy sharing time together and playing jokes on one another. One day, Tom gives Tommy some chicken legs because he is a butcher. He takes the chicken legs to school and gets in trouble for scaring a girl.

Potter, Beatrix
Nutkin is a little squirrel with no manners. Nutkin and the other squirrels ask Old Brown the owl if they can gather nuts. Nutkin is very disrespectful and bothers Old Brown. Old Brown bites Nutkin's tail off. Nutkin learns a hard lesson.

Erskine, Jim
Bert, a little boy pig, is sent by his mother to take her chrysanthemums to the flower show. Bert is distracted and plays in the mud. When he gets to the show he breaks the flowers. His mom sends him home with the flowers.

Dunbar, Joyce
Sophie, a young girl, takes her toy rabbit into the woods - disobeying her mother. She accidentally leaves him in the woods where he is hurt. Then some other rabbits try to fix him up. When Sophie gets back, she tells him never to go to the woods again.

Hutchins, Pat
Billy is a little monster who does not want to go to school. At school, he receives stars. At the end of the day, he does not want to go home.

Wright, D.
A doll, Edith, and Little Bear are told about boats by Big Bear. Little Bear is told not to go on a boat, but he and Edith disobey and get lost in the big ocean. Big Bear saves them and they learn their lesson about going on a boat by themselves.

Segal, Lore
Mitzi tells stories of when she gets into trouble but does not get caught.

Mahy, Margaret
A young boy who takes good care of his shadow is asked by a witch to watch her shadow. The witch's shadow causes many problems.

Levine, Evan
A grandmother and grandson go the beach together. The grandmother against her grandson's wishes, deems it necessary to bring just about everything -- just in case. Finally when they end up at the beach, they realize that they have everything except their bathing suits.

Patz, Nancy
When an independent young girl refuses to follow the rule of the Prince of Mintz, there is a great uproar.

Schwartz, Amy
Rosie is the camper of the week and refuses to be a part of a prank. The other campers are caught and disciplined, and even though she did not do it, she admits to it to help her friends from being more severely punished.

Goode, Diane
A little boy and his mother are taken from their home by a monster. However, the monster is quite like the little boy and is scolded when he brings his new quests home.

Imai, Miko
Little Lumpty lives in the town of Dumpty, which has a big wall surrounding it. Lumpty wants to climb the wall and does, but then gets scared that he might fall off like Humpty Dumpty. How does he get down?Read and find out.

Willard, Nancy
The apprentice of an old and wise sorcerer misuses the powers of magic and suffers the consequences. Unable to control the sorcerer's magic, the apprentice soon finds herself overwhelmed by the spell she has cast.

Supraner, Robyn
A girl is upset that her brother causes all the trouble but then never gets in trouble with their parents. She feels because she is older, she gets into more trouble. Finally, she finds the true advantages of being older.

Lindgren, Barbro
Ben is a naughty baby. He disobeys what his mom tells him to do. One day, he takes along his friends to sail through many adventures. His mom finds him and he ends up safely at home. Even though he is bad, she loves her wild little boy.

Fox, Paula
Ethan is told not to cross the street. While playing with the ball, it rolls across the street. Ethan must find a way to get the ball without crossing the street.

Spier, Peter
While the boys are bored one day, they take apart many things around their house in order to build an airplane which really flies.

Mayer, Mercer
A queen who likes to dance is forbidden by the king. She then begins to sing and is forbidden to do that as well. Finally, the king realizes he is wrong and allows the whole kingdom to sing and dance.

Munsch, Robert
Thomas is a stubborn boy. One day when his mother buys him a new snowsuit, Thomas refuses to wear it. Eventually, Thomas wears the snowsuit and gets angry. This occurs at school, which leads to a humorous situation.

Demuth, Patricia Brennan
Farmer Bill wakes up one morning and soon discovers that every animal on the farm refuses to do any work.

Bemelmans, Ludwig
In an orphanage, a little girl named Madeline falls in a pond and is saved by a dog. The children want to keep the dog, but the school does not allow pets. After the inspection, they keep the dog anyway.

Shannon, David
David is quite the mischievous student, full of energy and always keeping his teacher on her toes. His entertaining antics make it impossible not to enjoy him.

Davis, Katie
This little girl hates to go to bed because she knows she is missing a party. But she still comes up with plenty of ways to make it to the party before it's over.

Gaeddert, Lou Ann
The Norris family is instructed by their landlady to quiet their noisy daughter Nancy, or else be evicted from the neighborhood.

French, Vivian
Three classic fairytales are retold. An old lady cleans the cobwebs from the sky. A young boy is tricked by a Mother Wolf, and a log produces an Apple Child with magical abilities.

Brown, Marc
Arthur is captivated by a new computer game and plays it while his mom is gone, even though she asked him not to. While he is playing with his friend, they both reach for the mouse and the screen suddenly goes blank. Find out if he can fix the computer before his mom gets home, or if he gets the nerve to confront his wrong doing!

Gunthorp, Karen
Despite warnings not to go looking for strawberries because of the wolf, Adam goes anyway and finds a pleasant and unexpected friend.

Lindgren, Barbro
Benny the pig is tired of rules. After refusing to take a bath and pick up his toys, Benny decides he would like to live somewhere else. He soon discovers the problems of being away from home.

Christelow, Eileen
Five little monkey experience the consequences of jumping on the bed because their mama called the doctor and the doctor said, No more monkeys jumping on the bed!