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D'Aulaire, Ingri//D'Aulaire, Edgar
Lise and Lasse, two Lapp children, grow up in a loving family. They encounter many daily problems such as snowstorms and going away from home. However, they still play games and tricks and have a positive attitude about life.

Byars, Betsy
Anthony is a wild and creative little brother who, in the course of four different stories, tests the patience of his older brother.

Watson, Clyde
It's Valentine's Day and four little foxes want to surprise their parents by making Valentines and baking a special Valentine's Day cake. They work together for a special Valentine's Day.

Litchfield, Ada B.
Valerie, a young girl, has poor eyesight. She needs to use a cane to walk around. She eventually learns to use the cane and not feel bad about it.

Yolen, Jane
A young girl goes owling with her father. She has waited a long time for this privilege, and though it is a difficult outing, she is thrilled about it.

Dotlich, Rebecca K.
There are so many families who do different things. Different families eat different foods, enjoy different activities, speak different languages, and live in different dwellings. There is always a family that is just right for you.

Cousins, Lucy
Come travel along with Little Fish to meet his many friends. As we count, identify colors, and look for opposites among the many examples, we learn it is okay to have friends different from you.

Beard, Darleen Bailey
Lucille and her younger brother, Natt, play together and use their imagination. They run around and exercise in their yard. While they are playing, a bad storm hits. Their mother puts them in the cellar as she goes to help an elderly neighbor. The storm is a tornado. When the storm is over, the two children find the two adults, and life is back to the way it was: imaginary.

Kinerk, Robert
A young boy, Timothy Cox, decides to go without changing his socks for a month. As the smell from his socks begins to grow, the entire community gets involved in trying to get him to change his socks. Timothy creatively avoids getting caught for the whole month. He aviods the fire fighters with their hoses and even a scout troop! When the month has come to an end, he keeps the socks in a cabinet as a trophy in his determination to stick to his word and not change his socks.

Garland, Sherry
When a raging storm destroys the sand dunes that several animals and plants called home, a community works together to restore the dunes in a most creative way. Includes an author's note about the ecology of the coastal sand dunes and what is being done to preserve them.

McCloskey, Robert
A family goes to a summer island house. The daughter makes friends and learns a different way of life. They all experience a hurricane.

Millman, Isaac
Over fifty years have passed, and Isaac finally tells his story. He is one of the few survivors of the Holocaust. Isaac experiences many tragedies during the war including losing both parents, friends, and being left to strangers, but finally, was adopted into a home. Although he changes his name, he is adopted in a home where people grow to love him.

Gustafson, Angela
Take a walk through 15 countries around the world and learn about different types of dwellings. A brief geographical tour is taken when you traverse the pages of real-life photographs and maps.

Vander Zee, Ruth
After being thrown from a train as a baby during the Holocaust, Erika finds safety, love, and peace in the family that saves her.

Tatham, Betty
A baby sea otter and her mother spend their days searching for food and playing. They spend time in a raft with a group of otters and escaping predators. Soon the baby grows up and ventures out on her own. All of the life lessons she learned will be used when she becomes a mother herself.

Zweibel, Alan
In a letter to his children, a father reflects upon the importance of a good friend and the value of a place to feel safe and secure. The father recalls various memories of his family as it has grown in relationship to a favorite tree that had been part of their lives since they built their home. The tree seems to help the family through many events but does not withstand a huge storm. The father uses the wood to build a tree house to continue its importance to the family.

Albert, Burton
A boy explores Summertime Island and observes many things. At the end of the trail, he is back with his family.

Hall, Donald
Peter goes on a trip to a farm to visit his father and experiences many adventures.

Alborough, Jez
Eddie and his mother plan to have a picnic in the woods but a big bear comes and eats all the food.

Lyon, George Ella
A boy and his mother walk down a road. The boy is curious about the history of the road.

Appelt, Kathi
Rama and Raja are elephants who receive a letter from their aunt. The elephants live in India while the aunt lives in Africa. Their aunt wants them to come and visit her. The elephants travel to India in a hot air balloon.

Geisert, Arthur
Baby pigs sneak away and get into mischief while their mother sleeps. Eventually they are rescued from their troubles.

Locker, Thomas
When Miranda's father paints her portrait, he can't seem to get her smile right. After many trials, he finally realizes that it's not her smile, but her eyes that he needs to capture differently.

Williams, Barbara
Davey tries to feed his difficult little brother, Jeremy, while his mom tries to get ready. Davey tries many things, and finally Jeremy feeds himself.

High, Linda Oatman
A young boy gets out of bed early to head to work with his father. They work all day long restoring an old barn to keep it from being torn down. They are the barn savers.

Cazet, Denys
It is Alex's bedtime, but he is not tired. Alex's father tells Alex a bedtime story about a little boy's adventure to the jungle. By the end of the story, Alex is asleep in his bed.

Yolen, Jane
The hatching of a goose helps Betsey forget her homesickness.

Polacco, Patricia
A meteor crashes into the Gaw's front yard and changes the quiet communitylives forever.

Zolotow, C.
A tiger family moves and Thomas worries that no one will like him in his new home.

Yorinks, Arthurs
Louis inherits his father's meat store after he dies. Louis never like meat and prefers fish. He eventually turns into a fish himself.

Roser, Wiltrud
As everyone knows, the Easter Rabbit comes on Easter Sunday. But did you know there are many different kinds of Easter rabbits?Let's learn about the funny and interesting characteristics of each kind!

Coerr, Eleanor
Ariel almost causes her famous mother to lose a balloon race and then helps her to win.

McPhail, David
Emma's television will not turn on one day, so her family tries to keep her occupied while they fix it.

Fassler, Joan
Ellen's mother goes away on a business trip leaving her alone with her father. Ellen and her father have a very good time being together while the mother is away. Ellen decides she wants to marry somebody just like her daddy when she grows up.

Munsch, Robert
Moira's birthday wish is to have a party with all of the kids in the school from kindergarten to sixth grade. She orders 200 pizzas and 200 birthday cakes. What will her parents do?

Hoban, Julia
It is a windy fall day in the park. Amy plays on the swings and flies a kite.

Tejima, Keizaburo
Father Owl hunts for fish at nightfall to feed his hungry family.

Zolotow, C.
A little boy wishes he had a father. He tells his mother all the things he would do with his father if he were there.

Zolotow, C.
A little boy who lives in the country asks his mother what a park is like.

Waddell, Martin
After Tom's mother brings her new baby home, friends and family bring over lots of teddy bears for the new baby. Soon there are so many teddy bears that there is no room left for Tom to sit with mom and the baby. Tom's mother reassures Tom that there is always a place for Tom.

Johnston, Tony
At midnight, Nicholas Greebe dies. The following day he is buried by his family. However, a small dog digs around his grave and runs off with one of Nicholas Greebe's bones!This upsets Nicholas. His ghost decides to haunt his family until the missing bone is returned.

Prater, John
Let's learn the days of the week!Each day is defined by the many activities that the family does.

Steig, William
Yorick considers his brother, Charles, to be a first rate pain. When Yorick concocts a potion that shrinks himself to the size of a peanut, Charles takes care of him and struggles to find an antidote before their parents return.

Tobias, Tobi
Rachel and her grandmother prepare for a special dinner guest, Sophie, who is grandmother's oldest friend. The two of them go to market, cook, bake, and prepare a feast for Grandmother's special guest from the old country. They go through a lot of work to make sure everything is perfect.

Gerstein, Mordicai
The history of a room for rent is depicted. The past owners of the house, their lives, and why they moved is shown.

Monjo, F.N.
Tom misbehaves in church and is sent home early. He goes to play in the barn and discovers runaway slaves. He and his father help them escape and Tom learns all about freedom through the Underground Railroad.

Voigt, Cynthia
Rosie's four adventures are quite eventful for a dog that loves chaos.

Purdy, Carol
A pioneer woman named Iva Dunnit tries to save her house from the Big Wind. Her children use their wits and work with their mother to save their property from the wind storm.

Alexander, Martha
Anthony is tired of his mean mother always yelling at him, so he runs away with his bear. After some fun, he misses his mother, his bed, his pillow, and food. He happily returns to his home.

Wallace-Brodeur, R.
Molly is tired of her younger sister, Susan. She tells stories about Susan for one week and realizes she's not so bad afterall.