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    The longest night : a Passover story

    Snyder, Laurel.

    A child in Egypt tells what the Jews are experiencing in the days leading up to their flight from Egyptian slavery.

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    Seven blind mice

    Young, Ed.

    Retells in verse the Indian fable of the blind men discovering different parts of an elephant and arguing about its appearance. The illustrations depict the blind arguers as mice.

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    Polkabats and octopus slacks : 14 stories

    Brown, Calef.

    Fourteen rhyming tales about a variety of fanciful topics.

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    Hello ocean = : Hola mar

    Ryan, Pam Muñoz.

    Using rhyming text, a child describes the wonder of the ocean experienced through each of her five senses.

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    Green eggs and ham and other servings of Dr. Seuss

    Seuss, Dr.

    Dr. Seuss's classic "try it, you'll like it" tale.

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    Danitra Brown, class clown

    Grimes, Nikki.

    Rhyming text tells the story of how Zuri faces her fears about starting a new school year, with the help of her free-spirited best friend Danitra.

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    Black is brown is tan

    Adoff, Arnold.

    Describes in verse a family with a brown-skinned mother, white-skinned father, two children, and their various relatives.

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    It's only Stanley

    Agee, Jon.

    Very strange noises that keep awakening the Wimbledon family one night have an even stranger source.

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    Captain Duck

    Alborough, Jez.

    Duck causes trouble when he takes off in Goat's boat, carrying Frog and Sheep along with him.

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    Fix-It Duck

    Alborough, Jez.

    Duck's attempts to deal with various minor disasters only lead to more problems.

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    ARN

    Even more parts : idioms from head to toe

    Arnold, Tedd.

    A young boy is worried about what will happen to his body when he hears such expressions as "I'm tongue-tied," "don't give me any of your lip," and "I put my foot in my mouth."

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    More parts

    Arnold, Tedd.

    A young boy is worried about what will happen to his body when he hears such expressions as "give him a hand," "laugh your head off," and "hold your tongue."

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    Parts

    Arnold, Tedd.

    A five-year-old boy thinks his body is falling apart until he learns that new teeth grow, and hair and skin replace themselves.

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    Daddy goes to work

    Asim, Jabari, 1962-

    A young girl goes with her father to his office and helps him with his busy work day.

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    LMNO peas

    Baker, Keith, 1953-

    Busy little peas introduce their favorite occupations, from astronaut to zoologist.

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    BAR

    Tyrannosaurus wrecks!

    Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta.

    "All the dinosaurs play nicely, except Tyrannosaurus wrecks"--Provided by publisher.

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    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.

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    Iggy Peck, architect

    Beaty, Andrea.

    Ever since he was a baby, Iggy Peck has built towers, bridges, and buildings, which comes in handy when his second grade class is stranded on an island during a picnic.

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    Rosie Revere, engineer

    Beaty, Andrea.

    A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure.

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    BEA

    I ain't gonna paint no more!

    Beaumont, Karen.

    In the rhythm of the folk song "It Ain't Gonna Rain No More," a child who loves to paint the walls and everything else he sees cannot resist adding one more dab of paint to some surprising places.

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    I like myself!

    Beaumont, Karen.

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    Move over, Rover

    Beaumont, Karen.

    When a storm comes, Rover expects to have his doghouse all to himself but finds that various other animals, including a skunk, come to join him.

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    Madeline

    Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962.

    Madeline, smallest and naughtiest of the twelve little charges of Miss Clavel, wakes up one night with an attack of appendicitis.

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    Chicken cheeks : (the beginning of the ends)

    Black, Michael Ian.

    Simple rhyming text and illustrations present the hindquarters of various animals, including moose, chickens, polar bears, and guinea pigs.

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    Sir Mike

    Black, Robyn Hood, 1963-

    Mike is all ready to fight the dragon he thinks he sees, but then is happy to realize it is just his pet dog.

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    Christmas in the barn

    Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

    Lyrical text relates the birth of a child in a barn among the animals, with illustrations which depict the barn and people of a present-day farm.

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    Goodnight moon

    Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

    Before going to sleep, a little rabbit says goodnight to his bedroom, and all of his familiar possessions, as his big, green bedroom slowly darkens, in a bigger version of the enduring classic. In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room, to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one, the little bunny says goodnight. In this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.

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    A Bad Kitty Christmas

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    A Bad Kitty Christmas

    Bruel, Nick.

    After destroying all of the gifts and decorations at home, Bad Kitty escapes from the car on Christmas Eve and finds a new friend, who helps her learn the true meaning of Christmas.

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    The greedy python

    Buckley, Richard, 1938-

    A greedy python swallows ten animals whole, and feeling a bit ill coughs them out, leaving him hungry again.

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    BUN

    Butterfly house

    Bunting, Eve, 1928-

    With the help of her grandfather, a little girl makes a house for a larva and watches it develop before setting it free, and every summer after that butterflies come to visit her.

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    BYE

    I am enough

    Byers, Grace, author.

    Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others and being kind to one another.

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    The armadillo from Amarillo

    Cherry, Lynne.

    A wandering armadillo sees some of the cities, historic sites, geographic features, and wildlife of Texas.

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    COY

    Do princesses have best friends forever?

    Coyle, Carmela LaVigna.

    On a play date, a young girl and her new friend ask one another many questions about what princesses do.

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    Wiggle

    Cronin, Doreen.

    In rhyming text, a busy, happy dog shows readers the many ways and places to wiggle.

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    CUM

    Clean your room, Harvey Moon!

    Cummings, Pat.

    Harvey tackles a big job: cleaning his room.

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    Today I feel silly & other moods that make my day

    Curtis, Jamie Lee, 1958-

    A child's emotions range from silliness to anger to excitement, coloring and changing each day.

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    Black, white, just right

    Davol, Marguerite W.

    A girl explains how her parents are different in color, tastes in art and food, and pet preferences, and how she herself is different too--but just right.

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    Pirates go to school

    Demas, Corinne.

    A rhyming tale of pirates who go to school accompanied by their parrots, learn arithmetic and letters, and want to hear sea stories at storytime.

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    The crayon box that talked

    DeRolf, Shane.

    Although they are many different colors, the crayons in a box discover that when they get together they can appreciate each other and make a complete picture.

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    Llama Llama and the bully goat

    Dewdney, Anna.

    Following their teacher's lead, Llama Llama speaks to Gilroy Goat and tells him he should not act like a bully on the playground.

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    Llama Llama holiday drama

    Dewdney, Anna.

    Llama Llama becomes overwhelmed as Christmas preparations progress, until his mother reminds him of the real gift the holiday brings.

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    Llama Llama home with Mama

    Dewdney, Anna.

    Llama Llama's mother takes good care of him when he has to stay home from school because he is sick, but when Mama Llama begins to feel sick, too, Llama Llama knows how to take care of her.

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    Llama Llama mad at Mama

    Dewdney, Anna.

    Bored and frustrated, Llama Llama moves steadily toward a tantrum during a trip with Mama to the grocery store, and Mama realizes there must be a way to make shopping more fun.

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    Llama llama red pajama

    Dewdney, Anna.

    At bedtime, a little llama gets scared after his mother puts him to bed and turns out the light, so he goes downstairs where Mama puts it all right.

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    Llama Llama time to share

    Dewdney, Anna.

    "Llama Llama doesn't want to share his toys with his new neighbors. But when fighting leads to broken toys and tears, Llama learns that it's better to share"--Provided by publisher.

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    DIL

    Rap a tap tap : here's Bojangles-- think of that!

    Dillon, Leo.

    Rhyming text and illustrations describe the dancing of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time.

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    DIT

    Some bugs

    DiTerlizzi, Angela.

    From butterflies and moths to crickets and cicadas, a rhyming exploration of backyard-bug behavior.

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    DOD

    A dragon in a wagon

    Dodd, Lynley.

    For the sake of variety, Susie imagines that her friendly dog Sam is a series of more exotic creatures, from a dragon in a wagon to a shark in the dark.

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    DOD

    Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy

    Dodd, Lynley.

    A small black dog and his canine friends are terrorized by the local tomcat.

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    Where's Pup?

    Dodds, Dayle Ann.

    A circus clown's search for his partner leads him to the top of an acrobatic pyramid, found by unfolding the book's final page.

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    The gruffalo

    Donaldson, Julia.

    A clever mouse uses the threat of a terrifying creature to keep from being eaten by a fox, an owl, and a snake--only to have to outwit that creature as well.

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    Superworm

    Donaldson, Julia.

    Superworm's bug friends attempt to free him from the clutches of Wizard Lizard who, having heard of Superworm's wondrous and heroic deeds, captures him and forces him to dig for treasure.

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    Santa Cow Studios tour

    Edens, Cooper.

    On a boring New Year's Day, the Santa Cows whisk the Schwartz family away on a tour of the Santa Cow Movie Studio, complete with screenings of such famous films as "Cowsablanca" and "It's an Udderful Life."

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    FER

    Stick and Stone

    Ferry, Beth.

    Stick and Stone are both lonely until Pinecone's teasing causes one to stick up for the other, and a solid friendship is formed.

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    FLE

    Oh, no!

    Fleming, Candace.

    A series of animals falls into a deep hole, only to be saved at last by a very large rescuer.

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    One big pair of underwear

    Gehl, Laura.

    Progressively larger groups of animals try to share a limited number of scooters, cookbooks, nap mats, and underwear.

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    The Roman twins

    Gerrard, Roy.

    Maximus and his twin sister Vanilla, slaves to the cruel and greedy Slobbus Pompius, risk their lives to save a horse and end up helping to save the city of Rome from the Goths.

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    Barn storm

    Ghigna, Charles.

    When a tornado touches down in a pond on Farmer Brown's property, it sets off a chain of events among the barnyard animals that soon has every creature displaced, but not unhappy.

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    GON

    Call me tree = Llámame árbol

    Gonzalez, Maya Christina.

    "A bilingual poetic tale that follows one child/tree from the depths of Mami/Earth to the heights of the sky, telling a story about being free to grow and be who we are meant to be and honoring our relationship with the natural world"--Provided by publisher.

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    Three little ghosties

    Goodhart, Pippa.

    Three mischievous ghosts love scaring little children, until the children decide to take matters into their own hands.

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    GRI

    When Gorilla goes walking

    Grimes, Nikki.

    In this story told in a series of rhyming poems, Gorilla the cat enjoys answering the telephone, eating soul food, and sharing mischievous adventures with her young owner.

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    Ducks in muck

    Haskins, Lori.

    Ducks escape from trucks that are stuck in the muck.

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    HOB

    And to think that we thought that we'd never be friends

    Hoberman, Mary Ann.

    A brother and sister learn that friendship is better than fighting and they soon spread their message all over the world.

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    HOB

    One of each

    Hoberman, Mary Ann.

    Oliver Tolliver, who lives alone in his little house with just one of everything, discovers that it is more fun to have two of everything and share with a friend.

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    HOB

    The seven silly eaters

    Hoberman, Mary Ann.

    Seven fussy eaters find a way to surprise their mother.

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    HOL

    Scaredy-pants : a Halloween story

    Holub, Joan.

    While visiting a Halloween fun house, the ants discover that not everything is a frightening as it appears to be.

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    Shampoodle

    Holub, Joan.

    Rhyming text describes a dog grooming establishment on picture day and the uproar some curious kittens cause when they try to explore.

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    HOL

    Snow day! : a winter tale

    Holub, Joan.

    The Ant Hill kids spend their snow day counting snowflakes, throwing snowballs, making snow ants, and going sledding.

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    HUB

    Black all around!

    Hubbell, Patricia.

    An African American girl contemplates the many wonderful black things around her, from the inside of a pocket, where surprises hide, to the cozy night where there is no light.

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    JOY

    The secret Olivia told me

    Joy, N.

    Olivia shares a secret with her best friend who then lets it slip to someone else, and soon everyone knows about Olivia's secret.

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    KAR

    The fat cat sat on the mat

    Karlin, Nurit.

    Rat tries to get the fat cat off the mat and back to his usual resting place in the vat.

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    KEE

    Clatter Bash! A Day of the Dead Celebration

    Keep, Richard Cleminson.

    Rhyming text presents traditions used to celebrate the Day of the Dead.

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    KEL

    I was born about 10,000 years ago : a tall tale

    Kellogg, Steven.

    Born about 100 centuries ago, the narrator has seen many things happen since he watched Adam and Eve eat an apple.

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    KHA

    It's Ramadan, Curious George

    Khan, Hena, author.

    George is so excited. He is going to celebrate Ramadan with his friend Kareem! Together they sample special treats, make baskets to daonate to the needy, and look for the crescent moon. Come along to celebrate this special time of year with everyone's favorite monkey in the playful book of rhymes.

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    KHA

    Golden domes and silver lanterns : a Muslim book of colors

    Khan, Hena.

    In simple rhyming text a young Muslim girl and her family guide the reader through the traditions and colors of Islam.

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    Kim

    Moby Dick : chasing the great white whale

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    Captain Ahab takes his crew on a mission to find Moby Dick, the great white whale that crippled him.

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    KIR

    The listening walk

    Kirk, David, 1955-

    Miss Spider takes little Wiggle on a walk through the forest to learn about all the sounds there.

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    Little Miss Spider

    Kirk, David, 1955-

    On her very first day of life, Little Miss Spider searches for her mother and finds love in an unexpected place.

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    LEO

    No new pants!

    Leonard, Marcia.

    When his mother takes him to buy new pants, a young boy tries on many different pairs, but finds just what he wants back at home. Includes "Phonics Guidelines."

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    LIE

    Bats at the library

    Lies, Brian.

    Bored with another normal, inky evening, bats discover an open library window and fly in to enjoy the photocopier, water fountain, and especially the books and stories found there.

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    LIN

    The awful aardvarks go to school

    Lindbergh, Reeve.

    An alphabetical listing of the acts of destruction committed by mischievous aardvarks on their animal classmates during a visit to school.

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    LIT

    Pete the cat : I love my white shoes

    Litwin, Eric.

    Pete the Cat wears his new white shoes while walking down the street, and as he steps into piles of strawberries, blueberries, and other messes--and the color of his footwear changes--he keeps on moving and singing to himself without being bothered.

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    LOB

    On Market Street

    Lobel, Anita.

    A child buys presents from A to Z in the shops along Market Street.

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    LON

    Clara and Clem in outer space

    Long, Ethan.

    "When Clara and Clem build a robot out of blocks, they have no idea where the robot (and their imagination) will take them. But soon enough, they are in outer space"--Provided by publisher.

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    MAH

    Bubble trouble

    Mahy, Margaret.

    Mabel blows a bubble that captures Baby and wafts him away, resulting in a wild chase that involves the whole neighborhood.

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    MAR

    The absentminded fellow

    Marshak, S. (Samuil), 1887-1964.

    From the time he puts his pants on his arms until he tries to buy a train ticket at the flower shop, "that absentminded fellow from Portobello Road" bumbles from one muddle to the next.

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    MAR

    Chicka chicka boom boom

    Martin, Bill, 1916-

    An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.

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    MAR

    Ten little caterpillars

    Martin, Bill, 1916-2004.

    Illustrations and rhyming text follow ten caterpillars as one wriggles up a flower stem, another sails across a garden pool, and one reaches an apple leaf, where something amazing happens.

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    MCK

    Messy Bessey's school desk

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    When Messy Bessey starts to clean up her desk at school, she inspires the rest of the class to clean up the entire room.

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    MED

    The 100th day of school

    Medearis, Angela Shelf, 1956-

    The children learn 100 spelling words, plant 100 seeds, bake 100 cookies, and "do everything the 100 way" to celebrate this special day.

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    MED

    Lights out!

    Medearis, Angela Shelf, 1956-

    At bedtime, a young girl enjoys looking out her window and then creates a puppet show with shadows on the wall.

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    MIR

    To market, to market

    Miranda, Anne.

    Starting with the nursery rhyme about buying a fat pig at market, this tale goes on to describe a series of unruly animals that run amok, evading capture and preventing the narrator from cooking lunch.

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    MON

    Bug on a bike

    Monroe, Chris.

    "The bug on a bike is riding somewhere, but no one quite knows the destination. But that doesn't stop all the other animals from following along"--Provided by publisher.

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    MON

    Los gatos black on Halloween

    Montes, Marisa.

    Easy to read, rhyming text about Halloween night incorporates Spanish words, from las brujas riding their broomsticks to los monstruos whose monstrous ball is interrupted by a true horror.

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    MOR

    The big box

    Morrison, Toni.

    Because they do not abide by the rules written by the adults around them, three children are judged unable to handle their freedom and forced to live in a box with three locks on the door.

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    MOS

    Zin! zin! zin! : a violin

    Moss, Lloyd.

    Ten instruments take their parts one by one in a musical performance.

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    Daddy, Papa, and me

    Newman, Lesléa.

    Illustrations and rhyming text describe a toddler spending the day with his two daddies.

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    Donovan's big day

    Newman, Lesléa.

    From the moment Donovan wakes in the morning, he painstakingly prepares for his special role in the wedding ceremony of his two mothers.

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    Mommy, Mama, and me

    Newman, Lesléa.

    Illustrations and rhyming text describe a toddler spending the day with his two mommies.

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    PEE

    The caboose who got loose

    Peet, Bill.

    Tired of being last on the smoky, noisy freight train, Katy Caboose wishes for some way to escape from the endless track.

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    Huge Harold

    Peet, Bill.

    When a rabbit grows as big as a cow, he has problems finding a place to live.

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    Kermit the hermit

    Peet, Bill.

    After a mean, selfish crab is rescued by a boy, the crab searches for a way to repay the kindness.

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    Smokey

    Peet, Bill.

    A little switch engine decides to have some fun before he is sent to the junk yard.

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    Zella, Zack, and Zodiac

    Peet, Bill.

    Zella the zebra helps Zack the ostrich when he is young and helpless and when he grows up Zack returns the favor by saving Zella's young offspring from a lion.

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    'Twas the night before Thanksgiving

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-

    School children on a field trip to Mack Nugget's farm save the lives of eight turkeys in this poem based on "The Night Before Christmas.".

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    A remainder of one

    Pinczes, Elinor J.

    When the queen of the bugs demands that her army march in even lines, Private Joe divides the marchers into more and more lines so that he will not be left out of the parade.

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    This day in June

    Pitman, Gayle E.

    "A picture book illustrating a Pride parade. The endmatter serves as a primer on LGBT history and culture and explains the references made in the story"--Provided by publisher.

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    These hands

    Price, Hope Lynne.

    Illustrations and simple text describe some of the many things the hands of a young African American girl and her family can do.

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    The day the babies crawled away

    Rathmann, Peggy.

    A boy follows fives babies who crawl away from a picnic and saves the day by bringing them back.

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    Tiger on a tree

    Ravishankar, Anushka.

    After trapping a tiger in a tree, a group of men must decide what to do with it.

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    Squirrels on skis

    Ray, J. Hamilton.

    Squirrels on skis take over a town, wreaking havoc among the human residents, until a girl reporter comes up with a creative solution.

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    Goodnight goon : a petrifying parody

    Rex, Michael.

    A parody of Margaret Brown's "Goodnight Moon" in which a little werewolf must banish all the frightening things in his bedroom before he can get to sleep.

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    Goodnight, goodnight, construction site

    Rinker, Sherri Duskey.

    At sunset, when their work is done for the day, a crane truck, a cement mixer, and other pieces of construction equipment make their way to their resting places and go to sleep.

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    The smallest girl in the smallest grade

    Roberts, Justin.

    Sally McCabe is a very little girl, and nobody notices her, although she notices everything that goes on around her--but when she speaks out about the unkindness she sees, people start to pay attention.

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    The cinder-eyed cat

    Rohmann, Eric.

    A boy makes a magical trip to a tropical island where he and five cinder-eyed cats watch as various sea creatures emerge from the ocean to dance by their campfire.

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    It's not fair

    Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.

    Assorted children, animals, creatures, and objects all wonder why life is not always fair.

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    SEN

    Chicken soup with rice : a book of months

    Sendak, Maurice.

    Describes how nice it is to eat chicken soup with rice during every month of the year.

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    Pierre : a cautionary tale in five chapters and a prologue

    Sendak, Maurice.

    Young Pierre doesn't care about anything until a lion teaches him a valuable lesson.

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    A chance to shine

    Seskin, Steve.

    A child's father changes the life of a homeless man by giving him a job.

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    SEU

    The butter battle book

    Seuss, Dr.

    Engaged in a long-running battle, the Yooks and the Zooks develop more and more sophisticated weaponry as they attempt to outdo each other.

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    The cat in the hat

    Seuss, Dr.

    A fantastic cat entertains two children in a most unusual way.

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    The cat in the hat comes back!

    Seuss, Dr.

    Further mischief of the cat in the hat, who upsets the household again.

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    Dr. Seuss's ABC

    Seuss, Dr.

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    Dr. Seuss's sleep book

    Seuss, Dr.

    Tells, in verse, what happens when all ninety-nine zillion nine trillion and three creatures in the world go to sleep.

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    Green eggs and ham

    Seuss, Dr.

    In verse, Sam-I-am tells of the virtues of green eggs and ham.

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    Horton hatches the egg

    Seuss, Dr.

    Lazy Mayzie persuades Horton the elephant to take her place.

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    Horton hears a Who!

    Seuss, Dr.

    Horton the elephant goes to great trouble to protect some very small creatures who make their home on a speck of dust.

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    How the Grinch stole Christmas

    Seuss, Dr.

    The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway.

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    I can read with my eyes shut

    Seuss, Dr.

    The Cat in the Hat takes Young Cat in tow to show him the fun he can get out of reading.

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    The Lorax

    Seuss, Dr.

    The Once-ler describes the results of the local pollution problem.

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    Marvin K. Mooney, will you please go now!

    Seuss, Dr.

    Suggests in rhyme a number of ways for Marvin K. Mooney to travel as long as he gets going--now!

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    Oh, the places you'll go!

    Seuss, Dr.

    Advice in rhyme for proceeding in life; weathering fear, loneliness, and confusion; and being in charge of your actions.

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    Oh, the thinks you can think!

    Seuss, Dr.

    Relates in verse some of the unusual thinks you can think if only you try.

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    Scrambled eggs super!

    Seuss, Dr.

    Tired of scrambled eggs always tasting the same, Peter T. Hooper goes on a great egg hunt for his new recipe.

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    The Sneetches and other stories

    Seuss, Dr.

    Includes four humorous verse fantasies: The Sneetches, The Zax, The many Daves, and What was I scared of?

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    Thidwick, the big-hearted moose

    Seuss, Dr.

    When a moose gives a Bingle Bug a ride on his horns, he unwillingly becomes host to a large number of freeloading pests.

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    Shark in the park!

    Sharratt, Nick.

    Through his telescope a little boy keeps seeing what seems to be a shark in the park, but by turning the page the reader can see and identify the whole object.

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    SHA

    Sheep in a jeep

    Shaw, Nancy (Nancy E.)

    Records the misadventures of a group of sheep that go riding in a jeep.

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    Sheep in a shop

    Shaw, Nancy (Nancy E.)

    Sheep hunt for a birthday present and make havoc of the shop, only to discover they haven't the money to pay for things.

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    Sheep on a ship

    Shaw, Nancy (Nancy E.)

    Sheep on a deep-sea voyage run into trouble when it storms and are glad to come paddling into port.

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    Sheep take a hike

    Shaw, Nancy (Nancy E.)

    Having gotten lost on a chaotic hike in the great outdoors, the sheep find their way back by following the trail of wool they have left.

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    Sheep trick or treat

    Shaw, Nancy (Nancy E.)

    When sheep dress up to go trick-or-treating at a nearby farm, their costumes scare away some wolves lurking in the woods.

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    Do you know which ones will grow?

    Shea, Susan A.

    Gatefold illustrations and question-and-answer text look at things that grow and things that do not.

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    SIE

    E-I-E-I-O : how Old MacDonald got his farm (with a little help from hen)

    Sierra, Judy.

    Old MacDonald is persuaded by his little red hen to turn his yard into an organic farm.

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    Thelonius Monster's sky-high fly pie : a revolting rhyme

    Sierra, Judy.

    A good-natured monster thinks a pie made out of flies would be a good dessert, and invites all his friends and relatives over to try it.

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    Wild about books

    Sierra, Judy.

    A librarian named Mavis McGrew introduces the animals in the zoo to the joy of reading when she drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake.

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    I want to be free

    Slate, Joseph.

    A children's story based on a sacred Buddhist tale that recounts the story of an escaped slave who rescues an abandoned baby from slave hunters.

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    The perfect Thanksgiving

    Spinelli, Eileen.

    Two families--one that is perfect and one that is far from it--celebrate Thanksgiving in their own loving ways.

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    When no one is watching

    Spinelli, Eileen.

    When alone, a young girl enjoys dancing, singing, growling, and cheering but when anyone other than her best friend is watching, she is quiet and shy.

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    The library

    Stewart, Sarah, 1939-

    Elizabeth Brown loves to read more than anything else, but when her collection of books grows and grows, she must make a change in her life.

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    "Stand back," said the elephant, "I'm going to sneeze!"

    Thomas, Patty.

    Knowing the havoc it will cause, all the animals try to prevent the elephant from sneezing.

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    THO

    Green is a chile pepper : a book of colors

    Thong, Roseanne.

    A little girl discovers all the bright colors in her Hispanic American neighborhood.

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    The skin you live in

    Tyler, Michael.

    Presents a rhyming verse that describes skin and its many attributes, including its color, its elasticity, and all the things it does.

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    Interstellar Cinderella

    Underwood, Deborah, author.

    In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.

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    One dad, two dads, brown dad, blue dads

    Valentine, Johnny.

    Two children, one with two blue dads and one with a more traditional family, compare notes and wonder what is so different about dads who are blue.

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    A camping spree with Mr. Magee

    Van Dusen, Chris.

    Mr. Magee and his dog Dee go camping and have an adventure with a hungry bear.

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    Angel Pig & the hidden Christmas

    Waldron, Jan L.

    A group of pigs discover the meaning of Christmas.

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    Bunny Christmas : a family celebration

    Walton, Rick.

    An extended family of rabbits enjoys preparing for Christmas together.

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    Bunny day : telling time from breakfast to bedtime

    Walton, Rick.

    A bunny family keeps busy from eight o'clock in the morning when Father Rabbit wakes up his little bunnies, until eight o'clock at night when Mother Rabbit tucks them back into bed.

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    Sugar Hill : Harlem's historic neighborhood

    Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

    Rhyming text celebrates the Harlem neighborhood that successful African-Americans first called home during the 1920s. Includes brief biographies of jazz greats Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Sonny Rollins, and Miles Davis; artists Aaron Douglas and Faith Ringgold; entertainers Lena Horne and the Nicholas Brothers; writer Zora Neale Hurston; civil rights leader W. E. B. DuBois; and lawyer Thurgood Marshall.

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    Baa-choo!

    Weeks, Sarah.

    When Sam the lamb has trouble sneezing, the other animals try to help.

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    Mac and Cheese

    Weeks, Sarah.

    Two cats that are as different as night and day are nevertheless best friends.

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    Pip Squeak

    Weeks, Sarah.

    Pip Squeak the mouse works hard to clean the house for his friend Max's visit, but then he has to clean up after Max too.

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    Atomic Ace : (he's just my dad)

    Weigel, Jeff, 1958-

    In this rhyming story told in comic book format, a boy considers his family normal, though his superhero dad, Atomic Ace, does amazing feats, even battling the evil Insect King.

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    Shy Charles

    Wells, Rosemary.

    Being painfully timid and shy does not keep a young mouse from rescuing his babysitter in an emergency situation, although after becoming a hero he still says zero.

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    Castaway cats

    Wheeler, Lisa, 1963-

    Fifteen felines find themselves marooned on an island and are not sure what to do.

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    Jazz baby

    Wheeler, Lisa, 1963-

    Baby and his family make some jazzy music.

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    WIL

    Prowlpuss

    Wilson, Gina.

    Prowlpuss, a king-size cat with one ear and one eye, stalks the night but comes home at dawn, forsaken by one love but with another awaiting his return.

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    Bear snores on

    Wilson, Karma.

    On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.

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    Bear stays up for Christmas

    Wilson, Karma.

    Bear's friends awaken him the day before Christmas and help him to stay awake as they bake fruitcakes, fill stockings, and sing carols; then, while they sleep, he prepares his own surprise.

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    The night before kindergarten

    Wing, Natasha.

    In the tradition of "The Night Before Christmas," these rhymes outline the thoughts and emotions of children and their parents as they prepare for and attend the first day of kindergarten.

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    Come to the fairies' ball

    Yolen, Jane.

    All the fairies are excited to be invited to the King's ball, except for one young fairy whose only party dress is in tatters.

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    Harvest home

    Yolen, Jane.

    A young farm girl and her family bring in the new harvest and celebrate with prayers, songs, and a festive meal.

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    How do dinosaurs get well soon?

    Yolen, Jane.

    Describes what a young dinosaur should do in order to quickly get over being sick.

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    How do dinosaurs say good night?

    Yolen, Jane.

    Mother and child ponder the different ways a dinosaur can say goodnight, from slamming his tail and pouting to giving a big hug and kiss.

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    The scarecrow's dance

    Yolen, Jane.

    A scarecrow happily dances away from his post one windy night, until a child's prayer teaches him how important he is to the farm.

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