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The child in this story discovers how a part of her grandparents' house can provide memories to last a lifetime.
Rosaby Giovanni, Nikki
Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Rideby Priceman, Marjorie
Song of the Water Boatman and Other Pond Poemsby Sidman, Joyce
"Michael," said Karl. "There's a really big bear in the backyard." This is how three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who moves into the neighborhood and tells amazing tales. With graceful art and simple stories that are filled with love and enlightenment, Jon Muth--and Stillwater the bear--present three ancient Zen tales that are sure to strike a chord in everyone they touch.
It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it? Well, no... and yes. What a night! Images and image descriptions available.
The Red Bookby Lehman, Barbara
Coming on Home Soonby Woodson, Jacqueline
Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the neighborhood Laundromat. But the exciting adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind
The story of Philippe Petit who walked on a cable between the World Trade Center Towers in 1974.
When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon! But you've never met one like this before. Images and image descriptions available.
Ella Sarah may be little, but she has a BIG sense of style--and it isn't at all like that of her mother, father, and older sister. Yet they all want her to dress just like them!
A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood?
Mouse gets a toy airplane as a gift. His friend Rabbit sends him off on a ride. The plane gets stuck in a tree. Rabbit has a plan to get it.
A New Version of an Old Story first appeared in The New Year's in 1829 and five years later in Mary Howitt's Sketches of Natural History. Teaches a moral - Not everyone who talks sweetly offers sweets.
A Caldecott Honor Book. Hondo the dog is off to the beach, on an adventure with his friend Fred. Fabian the cat stays at home, and gets into mischief with the baby. Who will have more fun?
Noah's Arkby Pinkney, Jerry
This Caldecott Medal-winning picture book begins placidly (and familiarly) enough, with three pigs collecting materials and going off to build houses of straw, sticks, and bricks. But the wolf's huffing and puffing blows the first pig right out of the story... and into the realm of pure imagination.
This picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. brings his life and the profound nature of his message to young children through his own words. Martin Luther King, Jr. , was one of the most influential and gifted speakers of all time.
Not until the mid 1800s were dinosaurs heard of in Victorian England. But when artist Waterhouse Hawkins built the first life-size models of dinosaurs in his native England, and later in America, he dazzled the world with his awe-inspiring creations.
When a little dog appears at a family picnic, the girl and boy play with him all afternoon, and they name him Willy. At day's end they say good-bye. But the dog has won their hearts and stays on their minds.
Presents an assortment of facts about the qualifications and characteristics of U. S. presidents, from George Washington to Bill Clinton.
"And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout; But there is no joy in Mudville - mighty Casey has struck out." Those lines have echoed through the decades, the final stanza of a poem published pseudonymously in the June 3, 1888, issue of the San Francisco Examiner. Its author would rather have seen it forgotten. Instead, Ernest Thayer's poem has taken a well-deserved place as an enduring icon of Americana during the golden era of sport.
Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type. All day long he hears Click, clack, MOO. Click, clack, MOO. Clickety, clack, MOO. But Farmer Brown's problems REALLY begin when his cows start leaving him notes....
Have fun with Olivia... dressing up, singing songs, building sand castles, napping (maybe), dancing, painting on walls, and -- whew! -- going to sleep at last.