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Clement, Gary
The Great Poochini lives with his owner, Hersh, and leaves at night to sing in the opera. Due to his talent, the Great Poochini is the lead singer and, on the night of the premiere, he is unable to leave his home. Then, after a robber breaks into Hersh's home and the Great Poochini scares him away, he makes it to the opera just in time for the show.

McCarthy, Meghan
Movies are an important part of our society today, but they have not always been what we see in theaters. From the Kinetoscope to black and white film, and from soundless productions to special effects, the movie industry has evolved over time to make what we see and enjoy today!

Perkins, Lynne Rae
Through the eyes and thoughts of a child, an imagination opens up to wonderment and original dreams. Many things can be happening all at once and that can be overwhelming. Places for hiding and spaces for shadows makes this geographical experience an artistic escape depicting a museum of everything.

Portis, Antoinette
On one summer’s day, a girl is attentive to all the sights and sounds around her. Whether it’s the subtle noise of crickets at night or the loud boom of thunder during a storm, there are many things in the environment, big and small, that influence her experiences.

MacLachlan, Patricia // MacLachlan, Emily
A young boy observes the various painters who travel to his island. Through discussions and interactions with the painters, the boy learns about painting and is finally able to achieve his goal.

Crowther, Robert
Objects from everyday life are described based on their colors. Through interactive pull-down pages, you will have hours of fun learning colors from everyday objects in their environment.

Lasky, Kathryn
A boy named Marvin leaves his family during the flu epidemic. He goes to a lumberjack camp in northern Minnesota and works and learns French while making some interesting friends. Marvin learns to ski, dance, and do the bookkeeping as a lumberjack.

Brown, Marcia
The village storytellers and shamans of African expound on the important, mysterious, haunted, and enchanted life of shadows.

Freeman, Don
Gregory needs his shadow in order for spring to come. He ends up losing his shadow for awhile; his shadow gets scared and hides in a barn. Gregory later adventured out and finds his shadow, causing spring to come.

Sis, Peter
A little girl desires a dog more than anything in the world. Her parents won't allow it, so she walks her imagniary dog around the city block. The community embraces her dog with memories of their own magical pets! Look under flaps on certain pages to see people and pets.

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.

Bulla, Clyde Robert
Where do shadows come from?They come from light!When the sun shines on something, because it can't shine through it, it leaves a dark spot from the object. This dark spot is the shadow. Even your body can cast a shadow.

Shannon, Margaret
Gullible believes everything he hears when his aunt, uncle, or cousin tells him stories. For example, he believes that there are monsters in the basement. When his family tries to trick him again, the joke ends up being on them.

Desimini, Lisa
A house is described and beautifully illustrated as it changes throughout a day and the seasons.

Narahashi, K.
A young boy tells about his special friend -- his shadow -- whose shape disappears with the dark.

Farber, Norma
Mimi's shadow runs away and calls for all the other shadows of the world to join her. For one full day the shadows entertain themselves by attaching to different objects. As darkness sets in, the shadows become lost and afraid. They decide to return home to the object that is familiar to them.

Carlstrom, Nancy White
The night hides everywhere, in shadows and in dark places. The night is not something to be feared, but a place of mystery and comfort.

Hamilton, Virginia
Jahdu uses creativity to outwit his shadow in order to recover his magic dust.

Willard, Nancy
Follow along in an adventure as a yellow ball rolls out of sight and into a place where all lost things are found. Discover a quiet, small, and plain house where its rooms run far and wide and adventure lurks in the shadows.

Rosenberg, Liz
A young girl escapes alone to America and finds companionship in a runaway shadow. They experience their new world together.

Anno, Mitsumasa
Daily activities in a countryside village are shown through the numbers 0 through 12

Fleming, Denise
A dark night of Halloween fright brings you colors, sounds, and sensory sights.

Lewis, J. Patrick
On a Halloween night three children dressed as ghosts get a scare when they visit the haunted house of Boo Scoggins. Spooky sounds frighten them as they try to discover who this mysterious man is up on Humpback Hill.

Baruffi, Andrea
Free-spirited shadows leave their maker to roam the world. They eventually grow lonely and return to where they belong.

Brandenberg, Aliki
Take a trip to the seaside through memories. Travel to the seaside to build sandcastles and splash around in the ocean with family members. Experience the magical, musical spell of the boardwalk at night. Never forget those wonderful memories from the trip to the seaside.

Koller, Jackie French
Howard is afraid to sleep in his new room. He is constantly calling out for his mommy, because he thinks he hears a monster under his bed. When Howard meets the little monster under his bed (who is really afraid of the boy above his bed), Howard is no longer afraid.

Fraustino, Lisa Rowe
Louis is born blind. He and his Gran play hide-and-seek or just sit and tell stories in her favorite old hickory chair. When Gran dies, her memory lives on through the gifts she leaves behind for her family.

Schertle, Alice
William goes to his grandpa's house where they enjoy singing, jumping on shadows, watching the stars and other things that grandpa enjoyed doing as a child.

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.

Brown, Marc
Arthur is having his first sleepover in a tent in his backyard. Arthur and his friends Buster and Brian plan to watch for spaceships and aliens during the night. Arthur's sister plays a trick on the boys, and they come up with a plan to get her back.

Galdone, Paul
Little Red Riding Hood goes off to visit her grandmother. A wolf spots her and beats her to her grandmother's house. The wolf is after both the grandmother and Red Riding Hood, but a hunter ends up killing the wolf and saving them both.

Daly, Niki
Sugar's grandpa, Papa Lucky, has always been a terrific dancer. Papa Lucky teaches Sugar how to dance. She becomes Papa Lucky's dancing shadow after grandma dies.

Nixon, Joan Lowery
Herbie wants to prove that when he is eight, he'll do everything his older brother does -- but even better!He will be the best at baseball, video games, and bike riding. Herbie realizes that he won't always be in his brother's shadow.

Goudey, Alice
A brother and sister witness their first sunrise. After spending the entire day frolicking in the sun, their mother teaches them about the Earth, the sun, day, night, and clouds.

Himmelman, John
The Badger Scouts are ready for bed, but when their counselor turns out the light strange things begin to happen. The boys think that they hear and see all sorts of monsters. After getting flashlights, glasses of water, and a last trip to the bathroom, the boys are really ready for bed.

Cowan, Catherine
When a little boy brings an ocean wave home with him, he finds himself in trouble. He soon realizes that he has to take the wave back to the ocean where it belongs.

Crews, Nina
Summertime brings really hot weather, but there's still things to do for fun in the sun and shade. Soon the weather brings a storm which cools the temperatures and brings with it a different fun.

Keats, Ezra Jack
Roberto and his paper mouse saves a cat from a dog. The dog traps the cat but when the paper mouse falls, it makes a big shadow and scares away the dog.

Rohmann, Eric
A boy makes a journey to an island in the middle of the ocean by way of a flying boat. When night falls on the island, cinder-eyed cats come out to play. The creatures of the sea come out of the water to dance and interact with the boy and the cats until the night is over. When it is morning, the creatures all leave and the boy goes home too, until it is night again.

Asch, Frank
Bear sees his shadow and tries to get away from it. He tries many things but nothing seems to work. Eventually, he learns that he and his shadow can be happy together.

Bang, Molly
From morning until bedtime, a child plays with toys to experience one fine day of activities.

Cronin, Doreen
There are many ways to wiggle during the day. Join this dog as he wiggles from morning until night through the pages of lively rhyming text. From flipping pancakes to exploring the moon, your imagination will take you to even more ways to get your wiggles out.