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Rudolph, Shaina & Royer, Danielle
Zane worries that his "autism stripes" makes him stand out from his peers. Zane's mom helps him understand the different ways that he unique from other kids his age. Whether it is art, math, or science class, Zane learns to do his best. And his mom reminds him to use his pilot stripe, caring stripe, honesty stripe, and curiosity stripe to be himself at school.

Jeunesse, Gallimard // Bourgoing, Pascale de
What happens when different colors from the rainbow mix with other colors? New colors are made. Explore lots of colors through engaging questions in real world connections.

Pinto, Sara
Look at this illustrated sequence of hidden doors. As you look behind each door, different pictures accumulate from A to Z. You'll find 26 surprises in the alphabet room (A Board Book).

Marino, Gianna
Check out this alphabet book surrounding a bowl of soup. Each page brings two more letters to the soup bowl accompanied by animals beginning with those letters. In the end, the bowl is full of letters and the table is covered in animals.

Kitamura, Satoshi
Playful pictures prompt each letter's picture and word. The guessing game aspect of this format sets it apart from typical alphabet book (A wordless book).

de Vries, Anke
Grey Mouse is feeling lonely, so she decides to change her color in order to feel better about herself. However, all of the other animals laugh at her each time she does this. She finally realizes that she is happiest with her natural grey color when she finds other mice friends that look like her.

Ipcizade, Catherine
A zoo prepares for Zoo Day. But things do not go according to plan. The llamas won't quit spitting; the giraffes are drooling; and the zebras aren't happy at all with their stripes! Meanwhile, the zookeepers scurry this way and that, clean up poop, ring mealtime bells, and try to get the animals bathed. Will the zookeeper end up spending the night at the zoo? Will Zoo Day go off without a hitch, or will the dancing monkeys take over? This fun story is an adaptation of the classic, 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Slade, Suzanne
Travel through the zoo and learn about zoo animals through rhyme. Count up all the animals you have seen.


London, Jonathan
The story of the dramatic cycles of life on the African savanna, one of the last great, wild places on earth.

Bull, Schuyla
Follows a herd of elephants, including a playful young calf, as it slowly makes its way to Tsavo National Park in Kenya to the Mzima River during a long, dry season.

Kessler, Cristina
When a baby rhino leaves his mother, he must rely on his own resources to survive until he is adopted by an old female rhino.

Kurtz, Jane//Kurtz, Christopher
A thirsty monkey waits as the larger animals drink from the water hole on the African savanna.

Schaefer, Carole Lexa
After a hot day on the African savannah, the animals begin to move and make sounds in the cool air of evening.

Barasch, Lynne
In the Kenyan grassland, Abaani, a Maasai boy takes his cattle out to graze. While he is out he sees a vegetable stand with a young boy from the Kikuyu farms, who are rivals of his tribe because they destroy their land. While arguing, a group of Kamba women and children approach to trade for fruits and vegetables, and one baby wanders toward three warthogs. Abaani sees this and knows he can save the baby himself so he calls to Haki to help. Together they save the boy, which is the beginning of a growing friendship. They learn how to appreciate one another and hope to teach their families to be friends.

Bronson, Linda
Come along on a circus adventure. Each illustration depicts a letter of the alphabet that relates to the overall circus theme.

Beard, Alex
In Africa, the bird and the turtle are taking a walk and the turtle says that the humor at the watering hole is drying up. The bird misunderstands him and flies off to tell the elephant that the watering hole is drying up. The snake hears and goes to the watering hole but finds that it's full. Snake tells the crocodile that the watering hole might actually flood. This scares the crocodile, and one misunderstanding leads to another spreading chaos throughout the jungle.

Lee, Karen
Go on an around-the-world rhyming journey with animals, in different habitats, biomes, and geographic regions. From the cold tundra to the hot deserts and from the jungles of Africa to the high mountains, find the hidden safari boy and his pet parrot in each illustration.

Adlerman, Dan
A young girl dreams of all the animals in Africa. The animals seem to capture her attention through their actions. The animals frolick in the dusk of beautiful Africa.

Thomas, Patricia
When an elephant announces that he is going to sneeze, all of the animals panic. If he sneezes, chaos will erupt by feathers flying off birds and stripes leaving zebras. Fortunately, the mouse has a plan, and it is up to him to save the animals from the elephant's devastating sneeze.

Peet, Bill
Zach is a tiny ostrich that Zella, the zebra, saves. He grows and grows until he is bigger than Zella. When Zella has her baby, the baby is almost eaten by a tiger. Zach saves him just like Zella did for him.

Kasza, Keiko
Mr. Pig goes to Miss Pig's to invite her for a picnic and on the way gets advice on how he should look from others. He finds he is better off just being himself.

Stojic, Manya
On the African savanna, the animals are all excited to pass on information about the storm to others. The animals use their five senses to experience and predict the needed rain.

Ayliffe, Alex
Join animals of many shapes and sizes doing the activities they do best. Watch snakes slither, bats swoop, monkeys swing, penguins waddle, and other animals on the move.

Hayes, Ann
Join the parade as the drum major leads the rest of the marching smithereens down the street towards the cheering crowd. Each animal plays a different instrument to make a sound the crowd loves.

Thayer, Jane
Dexter, the dragon, likes to blow smoke and show off. His friends get tired of him always showing off and Dexter becomes very lonely. One day when he is dreaming, he hears fireworks going off. Dexter awakes to corn popping off the cobs -- caused by his hot breath while sleeping!

Prelutsky, Jack
The hynea prides himself on being the meanest animal who plays dirty tricks on the zebra, ostrich, elephant, and lion. The other animals try to take revenge on him, but he fools them and gets away.

Horenstein, Henry
Each letter of the alphabet is represented with a partial picture of an animal that begins with that letter. (A Wordless Book).

Numeroff, Laura
Chimps don't wear glasses. And many other animals don't do silly human activities but when imagination is put to work anything can happen. For example, have you ever seen yaks wearing tuxedos and hippos on boats, and others who ride in parades full of floats?


Lobel, Anita
Pierrot is a lonely clown who decides to visit his friend, Pierrette. He decides to get a basket and take her several things from his garden. Each item begins with a different letter from the alphabet.

Rockwell, Anne
Albert B. Cub's friend named Zebra is missing. Albert looks all over for Zebra, travelling from A to Z. Finally, Albert finds Zebra at the zoo. (A Wordless Book)

Slate, Joseph
Miss Bindergarten and her class have lots of fun preparing for the 100th day of kindergarten. Everyone must bring 100 of some wonderful, one-hundred-full thing! Watch as everyone prepares their special thing and find out what Miss Bindergarten does for the 100th day.

Schlein, Miriam
How do you say hello or greet someone? Learn how some animals say hello to one another including lions, polar bears, wolves, monkeys, beavers, zebras, penguins, and elephants. Some animals say hello by nuzzling, some touch hands or hug, and some kiss.