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Owoo, Ifr
The country of Africa is explored from A to Z. Africa has a rich culture, many customs, and hardworking people that have lasted throughout history.

Onyefulu, Ifeoma
The author, a member of the Igbo tribe in Nigeria, presents text and her own photographs of twenty-six things, from A-Z, representative of all African peoples.

Tudor, Tasha
A young girl discovers her grandmother's old doll named Annabelle. As the young girl plays with Annabelle, she sees all the things the doll has in alphabetical order, from her cloak, dresses and earings to her slippers, umbrella, and veil.

Lester, Mike
A is for salad?N is for lunch?R is for bowling?Look at the alphabet in a whole different light with colorful and humorous animals. A isn't for salad, but for the alligator that munches on a big bowl of greens. Find out for yourself if K is for doctor or if M is for cowboy boots.

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

Stanbridge, Bobette
Cheerful bird has many nature-filled adventures with her tree friends and rock friends. Also meet Miss Annie Elephant who changes colors with her mood, and Selina Butterfly who changes patterns.

Minarik, Else Holmelund
Little Bear draws grandma a picture and sends it with Hen. Grandma is pleased with the picture and sends Little Bear a kiss in return through Hen, who passes it on to a friend. Eventually, the kiss reaches two skunks who decide to get married.

Budney, Blossom
Many things have the same shape, but we rarely notice them. Come and see some of the things that are round.

Day, Nancy Raines
A kitten explores her environment during her first year of life. She uses her senses to absorb the surroundings and playfully interacts with the world around her. Month after month the kitten grows and develops into a cat.

London, Jonathan
A little girl named Katie is curious about adoption and who her real mom is. Katie goes to the zoo and adoptes a stuffed Koala so sch can protect and teach someone.

Topnatiuh, Duncan
Aztec artists living in Mesoamerica painted beautifully crafted books to keep the knowledge, culture, and history of the Mexihcah (also known as the Aztec). The process of making paper and obtaining dyes from plants, animals, and rocks is explained, then the way that a painter of words and images will share their work to be sung by a reader in a land of books.

Keats, Ezra Jack
Peter writes an invitation to Amy to attend his birthday party. It is an adventure trying to mail the invitation in the wind and rain. Peter thinks Amy may never come to his party.

Rogers, Paul
Lucy falls asleep listening to the sounds of the night. Lucy was thinking about the arrival of her Grandma the next day. When Lucy wakes up, she finds herself in another world. Her house ia now located on an island. Throughout the day Lucy explores the atmosphere on the island.

Becker, Bonny
Although he sees no need for more books to read, Bear agrees to accompany Mouse to the library.

Allen, Pamela
One night from the confines of her crib, a baby makes a wish and much to the king and queen's astonishment, the wish comes true in the middle of the night. A lion takes the baby on a wild chase in time for breakfast. And when the queen comes in, the Lion disappears.

Waber, Bernard
When the new lion, Shirley Williamson, arrives at the zoo, all the other lions are jealous of the attention she receives from the public. After the zoo director changes Shirley's name to Bongo and fires her keeper, Shirley runs away. Luckily, she goes to her trainer's house and he returns Shirley to the zoo.

de Regniers, Beatrice Schenk
This book discusses the importance of one's own personal, private space. The book gave various examples of such space and emphasized the importance of respecting other's personal space.

Halfmann, Janet
While Little Skink hunts for her breakfast, she is attacked by a crow! But she has a trick to escape-she snaps off her lizard tail and it keeps on wiggling. Little Skink is happy to be alive but she misses her bright blue tail.

Delessert, Etienne
Acrobats and musicians appear out of nowhere and perform on the front steps of a town hall. The show takes place in a small New England village. Those who see them perform never forget who they are.

Oneal, Zibby
During World War I in Europe, a girl named Lisa struggles because she feels that girls also deserve the right to vote. She is determined to prove this to others.

Berger, Barbara Helen
Mother Moon is looking for her lost child who is floating in the sea. As she cries for her lost child, Mother Moon's tears become falling stars. A group of otters swimming near the bay begin to play with the falling stars. The sparkle from those stars lead Mother Moon to her son.

McKissack, Patricia C.
Hugh Thomas lives in a place where weird things happen and people spin tales. Elder Abbajon and Papa-Daddy tell Hugh Thomas a tale about Bayou Clapateaux. On the way home from fishing, Hugh Thomas makes up his own spin tale.

McNeill, Janet
Two boys stop fighting long enough to save a monster from the pond in the park.

Berson, Harold
A mouse lives in fear of the cat. It is not until he sees a picture of a moose that he thinks that when he grows up he will be bigger than the cat. As it happens, the mouse's mother tells him that a mouse is not a moose.

Kasza, Keiko
A lonely bird, Choco, tries to find his mother by going to a variety of animals and comparing features to see if they match. Choco finally comes across a bear who takes Choco as her baby.

Atkins, Jeannine
A family remembers an uncle that died of AIDS by constructing a quilt. Each panel reminds the family of a memory shared with Uncle Ron.

Hoban, Russell
Tom finds that Captain Najork is not as hard to beat at games after all. Tom wins at more than games.

Weatherford, Carole Boston
Through the use of photographs, narrations, and an inspiring poem, the history of African Americans in baseball unfolds. The struggles and triumphs they have experienced in the past have helped to establish the sport that we know today.

Ziefert, Harriet
Anna needs a new winter coat, so her mother trades her valuables in order to get Anna a new coat.

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.

Wolff, Patricia
Santa is determined to become a new and improved Santa. He changes his hair, loses weight, and changes his clothing style. The children are not happy with his changes; they want the old Santa back.

Lear, Edward
This book consists of alphabet rhymes for each letter of the alphabet, accompanied by colorful illustrations.

Harrison, Ted
A Northern Alphabet provides many examples of people, places, animals and objects under each letter. It also displays an accurate representation of northern life throughout the year.

Wormell, Christopher
One little lost chick explores the farm looking for his mother. He asks for help from the two big horses and other animals along the way. He is finally reunited with his brothers and sisters and one mother hen.

Canning, Kate
Based on Henri Rousseau's Exotic Landscape with Tiger and Hunters, the tiger in this story comes to life and leaps out of the painting, roams around an art museum and the outside world. He has trouble finding his part in the painting as he walks through the gallery to find his home.

Hanh, Thich Nhat
Enjoy the stories of Thich Nhat Hanh, a Zen Buddhist. Learn how to transform negative feelings into positive feelings so you can live more at peace with yourself and in harmony with your environment.

Kellogg, Steven
At school, Emily learns about penguins and how they care for their young. When Emily tells her dog, Pinkerton, about penguins, he begins to dream of having a penguin pup of his own. He even begins to think that his football is a penguin egg and waits for it to hatch. Later, Pinkerton steals a football from a football game. Emily and her family give Pinkerton a baby penguin of his own that he can care for.

Bunting, Eve
Tony and his extended family celebrate the birthday of the Statue of Liberty every October. They travel out to Libery Island to have a picnic and show their appreciation to the meaning the statue brings. Tony is embarrassed by his family's dedication, but in the end realizes the meaning of the statue.

Florian, Douglas
What is bigger than a pig?A variety of comparisons are expressed through poetic lyrics and illustrations, all of which are bigger than a pig.

Titherington, Jeanne
Ben wants a place of his own. When his brother's crib is moved into his room, Ben begins to search for a place of his own. Ben puts some of his things in the garage, but he still feels like something is missing. He needs visitors. When his little brother, Ezra, comes to visit, Ben is happy. Ben decides that Ezra isn't so bad after all.

Freeman, Don
Corduroy the teddy bear wants a pocket for his outfit. He goes with his owner to a laundromat to search for one and gets into many mishaps. Written in English and Spanish.

Caudill, Rebecca
Jay, a six year old boy, finds a cricket and makes him his pet. On the first day of school, Jay takes Cricket to school in his pocket. When Cricket chirps in class, Jay's teacher asks him to take it out for show and tell. Jay is very proud to show off his cricket.

Foster, Doris Van Liew
A farmer tells Andy what happens to his crops from spring to winter.

Lester, Helen
A young porcupine named Fluffy is unhappy with his name and tries to change himself until he meets a rhino named Hippo.

Bannatyne-Cugnet, Jo
Take a trip through the various activities that occur within a year. Start with hockey games, planting potatoes, fairs, and harvesting wheat. When fall approaches you will experience Halloween. To end the year is the celebration of Christmas.

Munsch, Robert//Kusugak, Michael
A little girl wants to go fishing in the icy cracks of the ocean but her parents tell her it is too dangerous. She promises that she will not go, but what happens when she breaks her promise?

Brown, Margaret Wise
A pussycat knows that Christmas is coming. The cat plays in the snow and admires a Christmas tree. She is very content laying by the fire, listening to different sounds of the holiday. This is how the pussycat spends her Christmas Eve.

Halliman, P.K.
A vision of harmony celebrates differences among people. These vibrant pictures and rhymes help portray the notion that uniqueness in individuals is what makes each of us so special.

Freeman, Don
A little boy fantasizes about his experiences with his own rainbow.

Hammerstein, Oscar
A bunch of friends gather to have a big clambake at the beach. Everyone eats a lot and enjoys the beautiful day.