by Keats, Ezra Jack E KEATS

Hi, Cat!

Archie is full of ideas to entertain his friends, but the new cat in the neighborhood makes it difficult.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E KIMMEL

I Took My Frog to the Library

A young girl brings her pets to the library, with predictably disastrous results.…

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by Paxton, Tom, E PAXTON

The Marvelous Toy

A father gives to his young son the same marvelous toy that his father had given to him many years before.…

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by Hutchins, Pat, E HUTCHIN

There's Only One of Me!

A young girl describes her relationship to the various members of her family, including her stepfamily, as they all gather to celebrate her birthday.…

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by Freeman, Don, E FREEMAN

A Pocket for Corduroy

A story about a toy bear who wants a pocket for himself and searches for one when he is left behind in the laundromat.…

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by Bemelmans, Ludwig, E BEMELMA

Madeline in London

Madeline and the other girls travel to London to visit their former neighbor on his birthday.…

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by Stewart, Sarah, E STEWART

The Journey

A young Amish girl tells her "silent friend," her diary, about all the wondrous experiences she has on her first trip to a city, Chicago.…

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The Runaway Bunny

A little rabbit who wants to run away tells his mother how he will escape, but she is always right behind him.…

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by Kalan, Robert E KALAN

Jump, Frog, Jump!

A cumulative tale in which a frog tries to catch a fly without getting caught itself.…

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by Hartman, Bob, E HARTMAN

The Three Billy Goats' Stuff!

When Goat starts at a new school he's in for a big surprise. No one has told him about Troll, the school bully. But then--Troll hasn't heard about Goat's bigger brothers.…

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Favorite Folk Songs

"Join Peter Yarrow and sing along with this treasury of simple but memorable songs that have been cherished for generations"--P. [4] of cover.…

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by Claflin, Willy, E CLAFLIN

The Little Moose Who Couldn't Go to Sleep : a Maynard Moose Tale

Little Moose learns the value of a good night's sleep.…

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by Muecke, Anne E MUECKE

The Dinosaurs' Night Before Christmas

Every Christmas Eve, the dinosaur fossils in the museum come to life to sing, dance, eat gingerbread, and celebrate.…

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by Stevens, Janet E STEVENS

The Princess and the Pea

A young girl feels a pea through twenty mattresses and twenty featherbeds and proves that she is a real princess.…

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by Gibbons, Gail E635.62 GIBBONS

The Pumpkin Book

Describes how pumpkins come in different shapes and sizes, how they grow, and their traditional uses and cultural significance. Includes instructions for carving a pumpkin and drying the seeds.…

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Goodnight Songs : a Celebration of the Seasons

Twelve seasonal lullabies are illustrated by contemporary artists, including Floyd Cooper, Leo Espinosa, and Dadu Shin.…

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by Fleming, Candace E FLEMING

Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

After planting his long awaited dream garden, Mr. McGreely seeks a solution to the persistent infestation of his crops by bunnies.…

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by Hyman, Zachary, E HYMAN

The Bambino and Me

George Henry Alexander is a huge fan of baseball. His favorite team is the New York Yankees and his favorite player is Babe Ruth. George plays baseball during his free time and he listens to the games on the radio with his dad. Everywhere he goes, he carries his Babe Ruth baseball card. On his birthday, George's parent…

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by LaChanze E LACHANZ

Little Diva

Nena wants to be a Diva, with a capital D, just like her mommy, who's a star on Broadway. So she learns all she can about singing and dancing when she is at the theater and trains day and night to make her dreams come true.…

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by Numeroff, Laura Joffe E NUMEROF

The Chicken Sisters

The Chicken sisters drive a troublesome wolf home to his mother with their overwhelming eccentricities.…

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Goodnight Moon

Goodnight to each of the objects in the great green room: goodnight chairs, goodnight comb, goodnight air.…

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by Pulver, Robin E PULVER

Punctuation Takes a Vacation

When all the punctuation marks in Mr. Wright's class decide to take a vacation, the students discover just how difficult life can be without them.…

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by Bates, Katharine Lee, E811.4 BATES

America the Beautiful

A reading of the nineteenth-century poem, followed by the musical setting, celebrating the beauty of America.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Jessica

Ruthie does everything with her imaginary friend Jessica; and then on her first day at kindergarten, she meets a real new friend with the same name.…

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by Dillon, Leo E DILLON

Rap a Tap Tap : Here's Bojangles, Think of That

Illustrations, rhyme, and music describe the dancing of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time.…

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Leave Your Sleep : a Collection of Classic Children's Poetry

This collection of classic children's poetry, adapted to music by Natalie Merchant, opens the door to a wondrous world filled with witches and fearless girls, blind men and elephants, giants and sailors and dancing bears. Leave Your Sleep features a daring and delightful selection, ranging from the beloved (e.e. cummin…

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by Leaf, Munro, E LEAF

The Story of Ferdinand

Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls.…

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by Isadora, Rachel E ISADORA

Ben's Trumpet

Ben wants to be a trumpeter, but plays only an imaginary instrument until one of the musicians in a neighborhood night club discovers his ambition.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J491.78 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Russian. Volume 1

Presents a musical journey through the day with Marie and her family to learn Russian with songs, common expressions, colors, numbers, the alphabet, and more.…

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by Loggins, Kenny E LOGGINS

Footloose

In this version of the pop rock song "Footloose," zookeeper Jack joins the zoo animals in an all-night dance party.…

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by Freeman, Don, E FREEMAN

Corduroy

Corduroy has been on the department store shelf for a long time. Yet as soon as Lisa sees him, she knows that he's the bear she's always wanted. Her mother, though, thinks he's a little shopworn--he's even missing a button! Still, Corduroy knows that with a bit of work he can tidy himself up and be just the bear for Li…

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by Burleigh, Robert EB-EARHART BURLEIG

Night Flight : Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic

An account of Amelia Earhart's dangerous 1932 flight across the Atlantic Ocean from Newfoundland to Ireland, in which she survived bad weather and a malfunctioning airplane. Includes a brief biography of the aviator.…

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by Robertus, Polly M. E ROBERTU

The Dog Who Had Kittens

Baxter the Basset Hound comes to the aid of some kittens when their mother disappears one afternoon.…

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Goodnight Songs

A previously unpublished collection of twelve lullabies, illustrated by contemporary, award-winning artists including Jonathan Bean, Sophie Blackall, Renata Liwska, and Dan Yaccarino.…

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by Paul, Ellis J973.0922 PAUL

The Hero in You

A collection of songs profiles thirteen heroes from United States history, including Nellie Bly, Chief Joseph, and Ben Franklin, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to society.…

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by White, Linda, E WHITE

Too Many Pumpkins

Rebecca Estelle, an old woman who has hated pumpkins ever since she was a girl and her family had nothing else to eat, finds herself with a full crop of them.…

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by Thompson, Emma E THOMPSO

The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit

Although they were sent to pick blueberries, Peter Rabbit and his cousin Benjamin Bunny cannot resist sneaking into the fair.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E398.2452 KIMMEL

Anansi and the Magic Stick

Anansi the Spider steals Hyena's magic stick so he won't have to do the chores, but when the stick's magic won't stop, he gets more than he bargained for.…

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The Peter Yarrow Songbook : : Sleepytime Songs

"Snuggle down sleepy and warm with this soothing collection of beloved lullabies"--P. [4] of cover.…

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Canciones De Pio Peep! : Rimas Tradicionales En Espanol

A collection of more than a dozen nursery rhymes in Spanish, from Spain and Latin America on the CD, along with more than two dozen rhymes in the book in Spanish with English translations.…

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Dewey Bob

Dewey Bob Crockett is a young raccoon who loves to collect shiny things, but he discovers that it is a lot harder for a raccoon to collect--and keep--a friend.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Lilly's Big Day

When her teacher announces that he is getting married, Lilly the mouse sets her heart on being the flower girl at his wedding.…

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by Falconer, Ian, E FALCONE

Olivia

Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.…

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Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble

Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese kitten who thinks he's a Chihuahua, dreams of traveling to ancient Egypt with his gang of Chihuahua amigos.…

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by Steptoe, John, E STEPTOE

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.…

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by Hout, Mies van E HOUT

Pussycat, Pussycat

Mies van Hout's inimitable way with animals is on vibrant display in this collection of favorite nursery rhymes and songs for young children. From the demure kitty of the title to frogs, horses, sheep, mice, and more, this is sure to be a favorite from story time to bedtime. The accompanying CD features a warm maternal…

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When Marian Sang : the True Recital of Marian Anderso

The inspiring story of Marian Anderson, best known for her historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939.…

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by Claflin, Willy, E CLAFLIN

Rapunzel and the Seven Dwarfs : a Maynard Moose Tale

Combines and resets the classic tales of Rapunzel and Snow White in the Northern Piney Woods of Alaska, where a prince riding a white moose tries to rescue a long-haired beauty who has been poisoned by a witch.…

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by Fleming, Candace E FLEMING

Tippy-tippy-tippy, Hide!

Having worked all summer at keeping bunnies out of his garden, Mr. McGreely looks forward to a peaceful winter--if only he can keep those naughty bunnies from invading his home.…

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by Hutchins, Pat, E HUTCHIN

Don't Forget the Bacon!

A little boy goes grocery shopping for his mother and tries hard to remember her instructions.…

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by Flack, Marjorie, E FLACK

The Story About Ping

A little duck finds adventure on the Yangtze River when he is too late to board his master's houseboat one evening.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E398.2452 KIMMEL

Anansi Goes Fishing

Anansi the spider plans to trick Turtle into catching a fish for his dinner, but Turtle proves to be smarter and gets a free meal. Explains the origin of spider webs.…

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by Hurd, Thacher E HURD

Moo Cow Kaboom!

Farmer George's Moo Cow is "cownapped" by a space cowboy and taken to Planet 246 to compete in the intergalactic rodeo.…

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by Paul, Ann Whitford E PAUL

Manana, Iguana

Iguana, Conejo, Tortuga, and Culebra are excited about having a spring party, but only Iguana is willing to do any of the work. Includes a glossary of Spanish words used.…

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by Krauss, Ruth E KRAUSS

A Hole is to Dig : a First Book of First Definitions

This is a book of funny definitions, with drawings bouncing with action and good humor.…

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by Bemelmans, Ludwig, E BEMELMA

Madeline's Rescue

A hound rescues a schoolgirl from the Seine, becomes a beloved school pet, is chased away by the trustees, and returns with a surprise.…

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by Wu, Faye-Lynn. E398.8095 WU

Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes : Share and Sing in Two Langua

A collection of nursery rhymes in English and Chinese, some originating from each tradition, interspersed with facts about Chinese culture and traditions.…

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Skippyjon Jones : Class Action

Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese cat who would rather be his Chihuahua alter ego, is determined to attend dog obedience school.…

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Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones

"Holy guacamole! Skippyjon Jones is crazy-loco for dinosaurs! The kitty boy enters (via his closet) the land of dinosaurs in search of the fabled Skipposaurus. Instead he runs into his old amigos, the Chimichango gang. When a T-Mex threatens the pack, it's El Skippito, the great sword fighter, to the rescue. With yips …

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Skippyjon Jones Snow What

Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, stars in a fairy tale set in the winter wonderland of his imagination.…

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by Saltzberg, Barney E SALTZBE

Crazy Hair Day

Stanley is excited about Crazy Hair Day at his school, until he discovers that he has gotten the date wrong.…

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by Gibbons, Gail E595.789 GIBBONS

Monarch Butterfly

Describes the life cycle, body parts, and behavior of the monarch butterfly. Includes instructions on how to raise a monarch.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J495.6 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Japanese. Volume 1

Presents a musical journey through the day with Marie and her family to learn Japanese with songs, common expressions, colors, numbers, the alphabet, and more.…

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by Cronin, Doreen E CRONIN

Diary of a Spider

A young spider discovers, day by day, that there is a lot to learn about being a spider, including how to spin webs and avoid vacuum cleaners.…

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by Bouchard, Dave E BOUCHAR

The Song Within My Heart

A young First Nations boy is preparing for his first pow-wow. His beloved grandmother guides him through the events of the day and helps him to understand what the singing and dancing are about.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J468 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Spanish. Volume 1

Presents a musical journey through the day with Marie and her family to learn Spanish with songs, common expressions, colors, numbers, the alphabet, and more.…

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by Hoberman, Mary Ann E HOBERMA

A House is a House for Me

Lists in rhyme the dwellings of various animals and things.…

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by Richards, Keith, EB-RICHARDS RICHARD

Gus & Me : the Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar

Tells the story of the young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, affectionately known as "Gus."…

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by Boynton, Sandra E BOYNTON

Frog Trouble : Deluxe Songbook

Presents a CD and illustrated songbook of country songs.…

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by Paul, Ann Whitford E PAUL

Fiesta Fiasco

When shopping for Culebra's birthday, Conejo convinces his friends Iguana and Tortuga to buy all the wrong presents. Includes a glossary of Spanish words used.…

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by Wood, Audrey E WOOD

The Napping House

Six original songs accompany the story of the granny, child, dog, cat, mouse, and flea who settle down for a not-so-restful nap on a rainy afternoon.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J468 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Spanish. Volume 2 : Celebrating the Seasons

Listen and sing along as Marie and her brother Peter celebrate the magic of the seasons on a picnic, at the beach, visiting a museum, and building a snowman. Each season and activity introduces basic Spanish language skills through songs, phrases and vocabulary words.…

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by Williams, Brenda, E WILLIAM

Outdoor Opposites

Rhyming lyrics teach about opposites, including high and low and fast and slow.…

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by Simont, Marc E SIMONT

The Stray Dog

When a little dog appears at a family picnic, the girl and boy play with him all afternoon. They name him Willy. At day's end they say good-bye. But the dog has won their hearts and stays on their minds. The following Saturday the family returns to the picnic grounds to look for Willy, but they are not alone-- the dogc…

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by Kalman, Maira E974.7104 KALMAN

Fireboat : the Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harve

A fireboat, launched in 1931, is retired after many years of fighting fires along the Hudson River, but is saved from being scrapped and then called into service again on September 11, 2001.…

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by Barrett, Judi E BARRETT

Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing

Pictures of animals wearing clothes show why this would be a ridiculous custom for them to adopt.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

CD: Thirteen timeless classics recorded by singing legends Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan and Ray Charles, amongst others.…

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by Allard, Harry, E ALLARD

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day

The notorious Miss Swamp reappears at the Horace B. Smedley School, this time to shape up the football team and make them win at least one game.…

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by Meddaugh, Susan E MEDDAUG

Martha Speaks

Problems arise when Martha, the family dog, learns to speak after eating alphabet soup.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E398.2452 KIMMEL

Anansi and the Talking Melon

A clever spider tricks Elephant and some other animals into thinking the melon in which he is hiding can talk.…

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by Engelbreit, Mary J398.8 ENGELBE

Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose : One Hundred Best-loved Verses

An illustrated collection of one hundred nursery rhymes, including "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and other familiar poems, as well as "Mary had a Pretty Bird" and other less familiar ones.…

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by Goble, Paul E GOBLE

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

A Native American girl grows fond of her tribe's wild horses and eventually becomes one of them, roaming happy and free.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Chester's Way

Chester and Wilson share the same exact way of doing things, until Lilly moves into the neighborhood and shows them that new ways can be just as good.…

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by Starr, Ringo E STARR

Octopus's Garden

Presents a picture book rendering of the classic Beatles song and includes an accompanying CD recording and audio reading by the song's writer.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

Storybook: With whimsical, dream-like illustrations, this book includes a selection of jazz standards and lullabies evoking the different seasons that will rock young children into a sweet, blissful sleep. Lyrics and brief explanatory notes accompany each featured song with whimsical, dream-like illustrations.…

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by Collier, Bryan E COLLIER

Uptown

Explore Harlem with its many sounds, colors and moods. Visit the Apollo Theater, play basketball at Ruckers Park, hear the Boy's Choir and see the sunset over the Harlem River.…

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by Stanley, Diane E STANLEY

Saving Sweetness

The sheriff of a dusty western town rescues Sweetness, an unusually resourceful orphan, from nasty old Mrs. Sump and her terrible orphanage.…

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by Keats, Ezra Jack E KEATS

Whistle for Willie

A little boy wishes so much that he could whistle.…

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by Krauss, Ruth E KRAUSS

The Carrot Seed

Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants.…

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by Myers, Walter Dean, E MYERS

Looking Like Me

Jeremy sets out to discover all of the different "people" that make him who he is, including brother, son, writer, and runner.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Sheila Rae, the Brave

When brave Sheila Rae, who usually looks out for her sister Louise, becomes lost and scared one day, Louise comes to the rescue. Listen as you read along with this book and CD set.…

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by Cowell, Cressida E COWELL

How to Be a Viking

Unlike his large and brave fellow Vikings, Hiccup is small and afraid of everything until he helps steer his ship to safety during a storm.…

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by Degen, Bruce E DEGEN

Jamberry

A little boy walking in the forest meets a big lovable bear that takes him on a delicious berry-picking adventure in the magical world of Berryland.…

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Skippyjon Jones

Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese cat with an overactive imagination who would rather be El Skippito, his Zorro-like alter ego.…

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by Rylant, Cynthia E RYLANT

The Relatives Came

The relatives come to visit from Virginia and everyone has a wonderful time.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

Presents a selection of classic jazz songs about the seasons, weather, and other subjects performed by well-known singers which can be used as bedtime lullabies for young children.…

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by Taback, Simms E TABACK

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Presents the traditional version of a famous American folk poem first heard in the U.S. in the 1940's with illustrations on die-cut pages that reveal all that the old lady swallows.…

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by DiCamillo, Kate E DICAMIL

Louise : the Adventures of a Chicken

Longing for adventure, intrepid Louise leaves her comfortable nest and goes to sea, the circus, and a bazaar.…

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by Barrett, Judi E BARRETT

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.…

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by Brown, Marcia E BROWN

Stone Soup : an Old Tale

Three hungry soldiers outwit the greedy inhabitants of a village into providing them with a feast.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Wemberly Worried

A mouse named Wemberly, who worries about everything, finds that she has a whole list of things to worry about when she faces the first day of nursery school.…

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by Claflin, Willy, E CLAFLIN

The Bully Goat Grim : a Maynard Moose Tale

A big bully, afflicted with Random Hostility Syndrome, terrorizes all of the forest animals until a clever young troll gets his goat.…

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Crow Boy

Concern and understanding on the part of his teacher result in bringing to young Chibi, shunned for years by his classmates as an outsider, a respect and popularity he had never known.…

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by Hall, Donald, E HALL

Ox-cart Man

Describes the day-to-day life of an early nineteenth-century New England family throughout the changing seasons.…

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by Cuyler, Margery E CUYLER

Stop, Drop, and Roll

Jessica worries about everything from her spelling homework, to remembering to fill her dog's water dish. She learns that fire safety begins with extinguishing her fears.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

Lilly loves everything about school, especially her teacher, but when he asks her to wait a while before showing her new purse, she does something for which she is very sorry later.…

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