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Locker, Thomas
Two young boys ask their grandfather about the source of the river that runs by his place. They go on a camping trip to the top of the mountain in order to find the answer.

Sendak, Maurice
Max gets sent to his room without dinner. There he dreams about a new world of his own where he sails to an island and becomes the king of all the beasts. After all of his fun frolicking with the beasts, he comes home where a hot meal is waiting for him.

Gonzalez, Xelena
When Grandma goes to her garden, her grandchildren follow so they can gather magic rocks and relics from nature. They use the rocks to learn more about the world and earth. And the rocks are used to send songs and prayers through the air to their ancestors. Down into the water, they dive to see the rocks. Grandma reminds her granddaughters that "water names and breaks even the biggest rocks, very slowly, over time. So when life feels too hard, just remember to go with the flow".

Rabe, Berniece
When it is time for Misty to go to sleep, she cannot find her stuffed monkey, Chimpy. Her dad helps his daughter with Down's Syndrome to retrace her day and find her monkey in the process.

Burningham, John
A young boy, Julius, uses his imagination to take him on many exciting adventures.

Greeley, Valerie
A robin asks where's the wheat milled into flour, where's the flour baked into bread, where's my share?

Goode, Diane
After arriving in the Paris train station, the two young children lose their mother while she goes looking for her lost hat. A young man helps them search for their mother and eventually returns to the the trainstation to find her.

Hill, Eric
Spot has not come to dinner so Spot's mom is on the look out for him. When searching for her son, she meets an array of other animals. Likewise she finds Spot and they enjoy their meal. (Flip Book)

Hutchins, Pat
A baby monster is lost. He is easily found by his family. They just follow the trail of destruction.

Barton, Byron
A girl finds a bear and tells her neighbors. Several people trudge through the woods asking, Where's the bear? They look for it in the woods and when they find it, it scares them. They run and the bear chases them. The bear is too scared to cross the bridge, so the people are safe.

Handford, Martin
The reader follows Waldo as he hikes around the world. The reader must try to find him in the illustrations as Waldo is lost in the crowded places he visits.

Knight, Hilary
Wallace, an orange orangutan, lives in a cage in a zoo. Wallace is very curious about the world outside of the zoo, so he goes on adventures to discover this outside world. Although Wallace is curious about the outside world he always returns to his cage at the zoo.

Daly, Niki
A young girl named Jamela is upset when hearing the news from her mother that they will be moving to a new house. When itメs time to leave, everyone wonders where Jamela is and begin to search for her everywhere. Suddenly, she jumps out of a box from the back of the truck and agrees to go with her mother. On reaching her new house, she starts to like it and settles down in her room.

Bright, Robert
Willy the penguin wants to be different. He goes to the city, but he is too different than the people there. So he goes back to the South Pole and discovers he is different because of what he is inside.

Stevenson, James
Whitney is a clever fish who shows his mom how clever he is. He helps without knowing it and outsmarts some egotistical mackerels.

Hutchins, Pat
Ella and Emily, a pair of identical twins, dress up as witches for a Halloween party. No one can tell which witch is which. Eventually, their choice of food, games, and colors help to tell them apart.

Lasson, Robert
A rich witch changes a town into ice cream and then blows herself up. There are several rhymes throughout this book such as A witch with an itch falls in a ditch.

Watts, Mabel
Sherman is given a special pot for his grandmother in London. Everyone on the carriage to London thinks the pot is a nuisance. Only when Sherman saves the day was everyone proud to hold the pot.

Peterson, Jeanne Whitehouse
This story is a bedtime chant about a little boy who is too excited to sleep. His grandfather tells him to clean the house, get ready for bed, drink some milk, rock on his lap, listen to stories and finally kiss him goodnight.

Mayer, Mercer
Whinnie, a dragon, falls in love with a knight, but a knight and a dragon are supposed to be enemies.

Wirth, Victoria
A small seed falls into the woods. It grows into a beautiful tree and develops friendships with neighboring trees.

Keats, Ezra Jack
Peter wants to learn how to whistle to make his dog, Willie, come.

Vaughan, Marcia
Much to her mother's dismay, Dixie Lee brings home an alligator, a snake, and an owl to be pets and to protect her family from spooky creatures. The creatures prove themselves by scaring away all the spooky creatures, and Dixie Lee is allowed to keep her pets.

Goering, Laura
Marcel, a young tundra swan, is tired from the first half of a winter migration. One thousand miles is a long way to fly- too long for Marcel, so he hides in the rushes to stay behind while his parents and the flock continue south. But with the lake nearly frozen over, he soon realizes that he is not cut out for life on the ice. Other animals offer advice about how to survive the winter, but their ways of living aren't right for the swan. Hungry and scared, he falls asleep- only to be awakened by a big surprise!

Martin, Bill Jr.
A young child, Curly Kidd, wants to grow up to be just like Dad. Dad is a bronco rider, and together they ride the toughest bulls in all the country. In the end, the reader learns that Curly Kidd is a girl.

Tresselt, Alvin
This book outlines the activities of various towns people, starting from when they realize it will snow, to the time it snows, to the time it melts.

Coleman, Evelyn
A young African American girl walks into town and is faced with prejudice. The community proudly stands up for her and the rights of all African Americans.

Shange, Ntozake
Helene-Angel is the only person in her class to have to wait for her brother, Mauricio to walk her home. On their walk home, a group of boys decide to pick on her. Her brother is out-numbered so the boys paint her white. She is devastated and refuses to leave her room. Find out how her grandma helps her overcome her fears.

Wolkstein, D.
A Chinese farmer finds a shell with a moon goddess in it. She eases his loneliness, but then he becomes greedy and she must leave. He eventually learns and has a happy life.

London, Jonathon
Join this celebration of dance and jazz music!A cat named Jazz-Bo leads a band that plays at the sock hop. All the animals gather together for a fun time of dance and rhyme.

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

deLeeuw, Adele
A mean lion enters a village and gobbles up many people. The villigers are frightened as people from all over the world try to kill the lion but fail. A little Mexican boy uses his knowledge to capture but not kill the lion.

Eberstadt, Isabel//Eberstadt, Frederick
Nell's mother is going to clean the cellar, so she asks Nell to take care of the phone and the door. People keep coming to the door and Nell lets them all in.

Zolotow, Charlotte
On a dark night, Ben contemplates where he came from and where he will go after he dies.

Baker, Keith
We take an adventure through this book looking for the beast. We meet many animals along the way to find out who the beast is.

Levitin, Sonia
Abel, Nagel and Zeke are farming friends who argue about everything, including who owns the moon. The farmers go to a teacher in the city to settle their argument about the moon. The teacher tells the three men that they each own the moon two nights a week and the remaining nights they are to share it.

Serfozo, Mary
This book depicts two speakers discussing colors. One speaker insists that everything is red.

Child, Lauren
Trixie Twinkle toes, a poodle, lives a very pampered life with Mademoiselle Verity Brulee. She has a maid, a cook, and a butler! No one understands that Trixie Twinkle Toes doesn't like any of the pampering and special treatment; she wanted to be like other dogs. She decides to act out, but every time she does Mademoiselle Brulee calls the vet, the pet psychic, or the pooch psychiatrist. no one can understand Trixie, until finally one rainy day, Trixie sees a dog drowning in a puddle and jumps in to save her. When Mademoiselle saw how daring her poodle was, she let her run with the other dogs. Trixie was finally happy, except for one small thing...

Patz, Nancy
In the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, a lone hat is on display in a glass case. It is all that remains of a woman's life. A pictorial and poetic view of this hat, worn during the Holocaust, is poignantly expressed.

Nelson, Vaunda Michaeaux
A young girls outlines the careers and callings of her family members. She questions the Lord on what she will become. As she realizes that her family dreams of being more than anything they are now, she then understands that she can be anything she wants to be, because it is up to her.

Molnar, Dorothy E.//Fenton, Stephan H.
Sarton is confused because she does not know what day it is. Each day she is picked up by someone different and goes to a different after school activity. She really wants to be with her mother. Sarton's mother discovers this, and they plan to spend a day together.

Raskin, Ellen
Even though animals cannot speak, they can make all kinds of noises. Words are not everything!

Mallett, Anne
When Henry's mother and brother do their errands, they need someone to take care of him. He is passed from person to person and is cared for by everyone!

Bonsall, Crosby
Homer starts to believe he is a pest because others say he is. When the others fall in a hole, Homer thinks of a way to get them out. After they are rescued, they never call Homer a pest again.

Piers, Helen
A donkey is tired and wants to go to sleep but he finds a pig inside his stable. The pig says that he is there because there is someone in his pigsty. The donkey goes to the pigsty and finds the dog there. The dog is in the pigsty because the hen is in his basket. A mouse is in the henhouse because a beetle is sitting in his mousehole. Does the donkey ever get to sleep?

Ormerod, Jan
Three families come together every day of the week to do activities help each other out. Some observe activities, do chores with others, or run errands with their friends. With so many people doing things together it is hard to keep track of who's whose!

McDonald, Megan
Mother owl is nesting her eggs and she hears a strange sound. She struggles to find out what it is and finally realizes it is her new nestling cracking out of it's shell.

Kahl, Virginia
A white cat curiously roams one house after another and every house names the cat who visits. When a committee comes to town to make sure every household has a cat, the children change the cats to look different in order to fool the committee.

Hoberman, Mary Ann
Whose garden is it? A garden belongs to everyone because many contribbuted to its growth.

Kraus, Robert
A young mouse loses his mother, father and sister and becomes very lonely. However, he finds his family and ends up with a new brother.