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Books

Richard Scarry's Chipmunk's ABC

By: Roberta Miller
illustrated by: Richard Scarry

Chipmunk lives under the apple tree, in a burrow. He likes to eat cake and pick daffodils.This cheerful book features appealing animal characters, bright artwork in Scarry's early painterly style, and...

Grimms' Tales for the Young

By: Ralph Manheim


Dear Tyrannosaurus Rex

By: Lisa McClatchy
Illustrated by: John Manders

Here is an epistolary picture book with a T. rex in a role similar to that of the mouse in If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.A little girl is turning six in two weeks, and she's decided to invite a Tyrannosaurus...

Animal Talk

By: Turie Maccombie

My Dog's a Chicken

By: Susan McElroy Montanari
illustrated by: Anne Wilsdorf

Lula Mae wants a puppy, but times are hard and she’ll just have to make do. Her family has plenty of chickens, so she decides maybe a chicken can be a dog.   Pookie, as Lula Mae names her,...


Wish

By: Joseph Monninger

Bee’s brother, Tommy, knows everything there is to know about sharks. He also knows that his life will be cut short by cystic fibrosis. And so does Bee. That’s why she wants to make his...

Animal Babies

By: Harry McNaught

Illus. in full color. Wild and domestic animals that preschoolers will want to see.

A Tale of Tails

By: Elizabeth H. MacPherson
illustrated by: Garth Williams

A 1962 Garth Williams classic, now in print for the first time as a Little Golden Book!   “The pig has a tail with a curl and a bend. A snake is all tail with a head on one end. . . .”...


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Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly

By: Alan Madison
illustrated by: Kevin Hawkes

It's hard to be Velma, the littlest Gratch, entering the first grade. That's because everyone has marvelous memories of her two older sisters, who were practically perfect first graders. Poor Velma—people...

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Daring Dogs

It can be inspirational for children to learn about the heroic deeds of others—even dogs! These four books feature canines from both past and present that have braved treacherous terrain, endured extreme...

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Mason Dixon: Pet Disasters

By: Claudia Mills
illustrated by: Guy Francis

BOOK TALK
 
Have you ever wished you were an only child?  Well, let me tell you…it’s not all it’s cracked up to be.Your parents spend way too much time focused on you and what they...


Wish

By: Joseph Monninger

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The Make-A-Wish Foundation has brought attention to children with terminal illnesses, fulfilling a child’s wish before they die.  Wish is just one possible story about a young boy who...

Finding Somewhere

By: Joseph Monninger

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Hattie loves horses and sets out to rescue Speed, a broken-down horse scheduled to be put down.  Speed spent his life at pony rides, carnivals, fairs, and in other slave labor. ...