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    Tusk and stone

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    Bos

    Tusk and stone

    Bosse, Malcolm Malcolm Joseph

    After dacoits attack his caravan and he loses his identity as a Brahmin, Arjun resigns himself to his new life, becomes an elephant driver, and searches for his kidnapped sister.

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    Ghost boy

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    Law

    Ghost boy

    Lawrence, Iain, 1955-

    Unhappy in a home seemingly devoid of love, a fourteen-year-old albino boy who thinks of himself as Harold the Ghost runs away to join the circus, where he works with the elephants and searches for a sense of who he is.

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    Debo compartir mi helado?

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    Debo compartir mi helado?

    Willems, Mo.

    Best friends Elefante and Cerdita are complete opposites but still manage to have fun together, but when Elefante takes too long to make an important decision, it may be too late to share with Cerdita.

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    Estamos en un libro!

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    WIL

    Estamos en un libro!

    Willems, Mo.

    Cerdita realizes that she and Elefante are in a book and that she can make the reader say words, but when Elefante comes to understand the danger of the book ending, Cerdita comes up with a solution to get the reader to keep reading.

    Due 10/31/19

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    Faithful elephants

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    952.04
    TSU

    Faithful elephants : a true story of animals, people, and war

    Tsuchiya, Yukio, 1904-

    Recounts how three elephants in a Tokyo zoo were put to death because of the war, focusing on the pain shared by the elephants and the keepers who must starve them.

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    The one and only Ivan

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    APP

    The one and only Ivan

    Applegate, Katherine.

    When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Akimbo and the elephants

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    AUDIO
    MCC

    Akimbo and the elephants

    McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

    On the African game preserve where his father works, Akimbo devises a dangerous plan to capture a ring of elephant poachers.

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    Audiobooks - ElementaryAudiobooks - Elementary

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    King Midas and the golden touch

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    RAB

    King Midas and the golden touch The elephant's child

    King Midas enjoyed turning everything he touched to gold until he discovered that gold food was hard to eat and gold daughters cold to hug.

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    Audiobooks - ElementaryAudiobooks - Elementary

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    The magician's elephant

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    DIC

    The magician's elephant

    DiCamillo, Kate.

    When ten-year-old orphan Peter Augustus Duchene encounters a fortune teller in the marketplace one day who tells him that his sister, who is presumed dead, is in fact alive, he embarks on a remarkable series of adventures in an attempt to find her.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Chained

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    KEL

    Chained

    Kelly, Lynne, 1969-

    To work off a family debt, ten-year-old Hastin leaves his desert village in India to work as a circus elephant keeper, but many challenges await him, including trying to keep Nandita, a sweet elephant, safe from the cruel circus owner.

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    Nightwalkers

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    MOR

    Nightwalkers

    Morris, Judy K.

    After a school trip to the Washington zoo, ten-year-old James becomes so attached to Daisy, an orphaned African elephant, that he jeopardizes his placement in a new foster home to accompany her on several desperate nighttime journeys.

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    The Firework-maker's daughter

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    PUL

    The Firework-maker's daughter

    Pullman, Philip, 1946-

    In a country far to the east, Chulak and his talking white elephant Hamlet help Lila seek the Royal sulphur from the sacred volcano so that she can become a master maker of fireworks like her father.

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    Akimbo and the elephants

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    Akimbo and the elephants

    McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

    On the African game preserve where his father works, Akimbo devises a dangerous plan to capture a ring of elephant poachers.

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    Elephant

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    ALL

    Elephant

    Allen, Judy.

    When Hannah finds an ivory necklace that belonged to her great-grandmother, it gives her dreams; and she knows she must make restitution to the elephants for their suffering caused by the ivory trade.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Have you seen elephant?

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    BAR

    Have you seen elephant?

    Barrow, David.

    Follow along as an elephant plays hide and seek.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The eleventh hour

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    BAS

    The eleventh hour : a curious mystery

    Base, Graeme.

    An elephant's eleventh birthday party is marked by eleven games preceding the banquet to be eaten at the eleventh hour; but when the time to eat arrives, the birthday feast has disappeared. The reader is invited to guess the thief.

    Due 11/11/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Home now

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    BEA

    Home now

    Beake, Lesley.

    After the death of her parents, young Sieta goes to live with her Aunty on the other side of the mountains, but she is sad and lonely until she meets a young elephant who has also lost his family.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The story of Babar, the little elephant

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    BRU

    The story of Babar, the little elephant

    Brunhoff, Jean de, 1899-1937.

    Young Babar, escaping from a hunter, goes to the city where he is befriended by a rich old Lady.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Babar and his children

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    BRU

    Babar and his children

    Brunhoff, Jean de.

    Babar, the King of the Elephants, and his wife Celeste are surprised and delighted when the baby they expect turns out to be triplets.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Little elephant runs away

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    HAN

    Little elephant runs away

    H┬Ćanel, Wolfram.

    The little elephant becomes so angry at his brother and sister that he decides to run away. When he decides to return home, he realizes that he is lost!

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Oliver

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    Oliver

    Hoff, Syd, 1912-

    Oliver looks elsewhere for employment after learning that the circus already has enough elephants.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The mightiest

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    KAS

    The mightiest

    Kasza, Keiko.

    The Lion, the Bear, and the Elephant compete to see who can do the best job scaring a tiny old woman, but she has a surprise for them.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The elephant's child

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    KIP

    The elephant's child

    Bolam, Emily.

    Because of his "'satiable curtiosity" about what the crocodile has for dinner, the elephant's child and all elephants thereafter have long trunks.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Tacky in trouble

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    LES

    Tacky in trouble

    Lester, Helen.

    Tacky the exuberant penguin accidentally goes sailboarding and winds up on a tropical island, where he meets an elephant who demands proof of Tacky's identity.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Uncle Elephant

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    LOB

    Uncle Elephant

    Lobel, Arnold.

    Uncle Elephant comes to the rescue when his nephew's parents are lost at sea and cares for him until they are found again.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Monkey with a tool belt and the noisy problem

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    MON

    Monkey with a tool belt and the noisy problem

    Monroe, Chris.

    When Chico the monkey wakes up to a loud clatter, he puts on his tool belt and searches his tree house to find what is making the noise, only to discover Clark the elephant stuck in the laundry chute.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Monkey with a tool belt and the seaside shenanigans

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    MON

    Monkey with a tool belt and the seaside shenanigans

    Monroe, Chris.

    Chico the clever monkey helps his friend Clark the elephant solve a problem at a seaside resort.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Five minutes' peace

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    MUR

    Five minutes' peace

    Murphy, Jill.

    Mrs. Large tries to take a peaceful, relaxing bath but her family has other ideas.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    A quiet night in

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    MUR

    A quiet night in

    Murphy, Jill.

    Mr. and Mrs. Large's attempt to put the children to bed early and have a quiet night on their own has an unexpected ending.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Horton hatches the egg

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    SEU

    Horton hatches the egg

    Seuss, Dr.

    Lazy Mayzie persuades Horton the elephant to take her place.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The thank you book

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    WIL

    The thank you book

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.

    "Piggie is determined to thank everyone she knows, but Gerald thinks she will forget someone important"-- Provided by publisher.

    Due 10/21/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Waiting is not easy!

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    WIL

    Waiting is not easy!

    Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.

    Piggie tells Gerald she has a surprise for him, but it is not there yet so Gerald must be patient.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Are you ready to play outside?

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    WIL

    Are you ready to play outside?

    Willems, Mo.

    Elephant, who is cautious and pessimistic, and Piggie, who is optimistic and sometimes reckless, go outside to play in the sun and hope that it does not rain.

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    A big guy took my ball!

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    WIL

    A big guy took my ball!

    Willems, Mo.

    Piggie is upset because a whale took the ball she found, but Gerald finds a solution that pleases all of them.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Can I play too?

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    WIL

    Can I play too?

    Willems, Mo.

    Elephant and Piggie learn to play catch with their new friend Snake.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Elephants cannot dance!

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    WIL

    Elephants cannot dance!

    Willems, Mo.

    Piggy loves to dance and wants to teach everyone, including her best friend, Gerald the elephant.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Happy Pig Day!

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    WIL

    Happy Pig Day!

    Willems, Mo.

    Piggie celebrates her favorite day of the year, but Gerald the elephant is sad, thinking that he cannot join the fun.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    I am going!

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    WIL

    I am going! : an Elephant & Piggie book

    Willems, Mo.

    Piggie ruins a perfectly good day by telling Gerald the elephant that she is going, sending him into a panic.

    Due 10/22/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    I really like slop!

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    WIL

    I really like slop!

    Willems, Mo.

    "Piggie really likes slop. She likes it so much, she wants Gerald to try some! But can Gerald find the courage to do it? Or will the smell alone be too much to handle?"--Provided by publisher.

    Due 10/28/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    I will take a nap!

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    WIL

    I will take a nap!

    Willems, Mo.

    Gerald is tired and cranky and wants to take a nap, but Piggie is not helping.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    I'm a frog!

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    WIL

    I'm a frog!

    Willems, Mo.

    Piggie introduces his reluctant friend, Gerald the elephant, to the wonderful world of pretend.

    Due 11/12/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Let's go for a drive!

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    WIL

    Let's go for a drive!

    Willems, Mo.

    Elephant Gerald and Piggie want to go for a drive, but as Gerald thinks of one thing after another that they will have to take along, they come to realize that they lack the most important thing of all.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    My friend is sad

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    WIL

    My friend is sad

    Willems, Mo.

    When Gerald the Elephant is sad, Piggie is determined to cheer him up, but finds after many tries that it only takes the simplest thing to change Gerald's mood.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Pigs make me sneeze!

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    WIL

    Pigs make me sneeze!

    Willems, Mo.

    Gerald, a cautious and pessimistic elephant, believes he is allergic to his best friend, the optimistic and occasionally reckless Piggie, and is concerned that he will need to stay away from his pal forever.

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    Should I share my ice cream?

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    WIL

    Should I share my ice cream?

    Willems, Mo.

    Best friends Gerald and Piggie are complete opposites but still manage to have fun together, but when Gerald takes too long to make an important decision, it may be too late to share with Piggie.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Today I will fly!

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    WIL

    Today I will fly!

    Willems, Mo.

    While Piggie is determined to fly, Elephant is skeptical, but when Piggie gets a little help from others, amazing things happen.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Watch me throw the ball!

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    WIL

    Watch me throw the ball!

    Willems, Mo.

    Gerald gets serious about teaching Piggie to throw a ball, but Piggie, as usual, just wants to have fun.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    We are in a book!

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    WIL

    We are in a book!

    Willems, Mo.

    Piggie realizes that she and Gerald the elephant are in a book and that she can make the reader say words, but when Gerald comes to understand the danger of the book ending, Piggie comes up with a solution to get the reader to keep reading.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    808.899
    KIP

    The elephant's child

    Retells Rudyard Kipling's story about a curious baby elephant who has a too-close encounter with a hungry crocodile.

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