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It Is Good!: Growing Up in a Messianic Jewish Family

by Steffi Karen Rubin

Meet Tovah! Tovah (Hebrew for "good") is growing up in a Messianic Jewish home, learning the meaning of God's special days. Ideal for young children. Teaches the biblical holidays and celebrates faith in Yeshua (Jesus).

The Jacket I Wear In The Snow

by Shirley Neitzel Amy Cohr

Rhyme follows rhyme as layer after layer of winter clothing ("bunchy and hot, wrinkled a lot, stiff in the knee, and too big for me!") is first put on and then taken off to the relief of the child bundled inside. The Jacket I Wear in the Snow especially fun for prereaders and new readers.

My Five Senses

by Aliki

<P>A child's world is one filled with the discovery of sensations, and "My Five Senses" captures the excitement and wonder that accompany these discoveries by focusing on such common sensations as licking ice cream, petting a bunny and hearing a fire engine. <P>[This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue

by Maurice Sendak

"A story with a moral air about Pierre, who learned to care." Young Pierre, whose favorite line is "I don't care!" changes his mind after meeting a hungry lion.

Ready, Set, Read!: The Beginning Reader's Treasury

by Stephanie Calmenson Joanna Cole

Created especially for children who are learning to read, this anthology contains renowned works with some of the best-loved characters in children's literature--including Else Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak's Little Bear, Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad, and the madcap creations of Dr. Seuss. Also included is poetry by Eve Merriam, Lilian Moore and Gwendolyn Brooks; as well as stories, poems, riddles and word games. An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.

Silly Tilly's Thanksgiving Dinner (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Lillian Hoban

It's Thanksgiving, and Silly Tilly Mole is planning to make Thanksgiving dinner for all her friends. But where did she put the invitations? What happened to her recipes? And why is her house so full of frog? There's a big surprise in store for silly Tilly in this hilarious story with cheery full-color pictures by Lillian Hoban. "[Silly Tilly Mole] sends out recipe cards instead of invitations for Thanksgiving dinner. Even though she forgets to cook and falls asleep, the party is saved when her animal guests arrive with their favorite dishes. Watercolors in vibrant autumn hues accentuate this comedy of errors with quirky characterizations and fine brushwork. " BL.

And Still the Turtle Watched

by Sheila Macgill-Callahan

A turtle carved in rock on a bluff over the Hudson River by Indians long ago watches with sadness the changes man brings over the years.

The Cow Went Over the Mountain

by Feodor Rojankovsky Jeanette Krinsley

Little Cow thinks life will be better on the "other mountain," and convinces a few animals that the grass will be munchier, the bugs crunchier, the water sploshier, the mud sloshier . . . but when they get there, they find that the grass isn't really greener on the other side. This simple, witty tale, brought to life by Caldecott medalist Feodor Rojankovsky, was originally published in 1963 and is now back in print as a Little Golden Book Classic.

Dragon Gets By

by Dav Pilkey

Award-winning author/illustrator of the Captain Underpants series, Dav Pilkey's gentle blue Dragon (from the hit TV series) will charm beginning readers with the adventures of a mixed-up day! Award-winning author/illustrator of the Captain Underpants series, Dav Pilkey's gentle blue Dragon (from the hit TV series) will charm beginning readers with the adventures of a mixed-up day!

Follow the Water from Brook to Ocean

by Arthur Dorros

Explains how water flows from brooks, to streams, to rivers, over waterfalls, through canyons and dams, to eventually reach the ocean. <P><P>[This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

The Land of Gray Wolf

by Thomas Locker

Running Deer and his fellow tribesmen take special care of their land until they lose it to invading white settlers, who wear it out and leave it to recover on its own.

Tuesday

by David Wiesner

The unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie. A Caldecott Medal book.

Tuesday

by David Wiesner

The unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie. A Caldecott Medal book.

Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, Where the Wild Things Are became an iconic book that has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations. It continues to be one of the best loved books of all time the world over, by the one and only Maurice Sendak. Supports the Common Core State Standards. Images and image descriptions available.

Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, Where the Wild Things Are became an iconic book that has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations. It continues to be one of the best loved books of all time the world over, by the one and only Maurice Sendak. Supports the Common Core State Standards. Images and image descriptions available.

The Berenstain Bears and the Trouble with Grownups

by Stan Berenstain

Brother and Sister Bear's parents always seem to be nagging them about something, so the cubs decide to show how their parents annoy them by creating a play entitled "The Trouble with Grownups." Then Mama and Papa put on their own role-reversal skit, and everyone winds up learning something about themselves.

Buzz Said The Bee (Level #1)

by Hans Wilhelm Wendy Cheyette Lewison

A beloved bestselling level 1 reader! A bee sits on Duck, and when duck QUACKS at it to scat, it doesn't listen! So Duck sits on Hen. Hilarity ensues as each animal sits on another. Beginning readers will love the accumulating progression and gain confidence in their skills!

Go Away, Big Green Monster

by Ed Emberley

Caldecott Award-winning author-artist Ed Emberley has created an ingenious way for children to chase away their nighttime fears. Kids can go through the pages of this die-cut book and watch the Big Green Monster grow. Then, when they're ready to show him who's in charge, they'll go through the remaining pages and watch him disappear! Images and image descriptions available.

Mrs. Katz And Tush (A\bantam Little Rooster Book Ser.)

by Patricia Polacco

Larnel doesn't know his neighbor, Mrs. Katz, very well, until he asks her to adopt an abandoned kitten. Mrs. Katz agrees on one condition: that Larnel help her take care of the kitten she names Tush. When Larnel starts spending more and more time with Mrs. Katz to help with Tush, Mrs. Katz tells him stories about coming to America from Poland and about the good times she spent with her late husband. As Larnel grows to love Mrs. Katz, he also learns about the suffering and triumph black history shares with the Jewish heritage. <P><P> Patricia Pollaco has illustrated, as well as authored, countless picture books. She lives in Union City, Michigan.<P> Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Honor Book

Planting a Rainbow (Fountas & Pinnell LLI Blue #Level F)

by Lois Ehlert

A mother and child plant a rainbow of flowers in the family garden.

Something from Nothing

by Phoebe Gilman

In this beautiful and contemporary retelling of a traditional Jewish folktale, Joseph's baby blanket is transformed into ever smaller items as he grows bigger and bigger.<P><P> First, Mom wants him to throw away the blanket, but Joseph takes it to Grandpa, who makes it into a coat.<P> And that is how the story goes - until there is nothing left. <P> Or is there still something which can be made?

Baby's Book of ABC's

by Maida Silverman

The Little Beasties are eager to help Baby learn the alphabet. This simple and effective book uses bright designs to link words to letters, as a Little Beastie acts out the meaning of the word on each page, Ages 1-3.

Curious George

by H. A. Rey Margret Rey

Brought to life over sixty years ago by Margret and H.A. Rey, Curious George has found a lasting place in the hearts of millions of children all over the world. Along with his friends, George has had many fun adventures

Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore!

by David M. Mcphail

One minute, the narrator is quietly reading. The next, pigs are descending on his house--and head--in every imaginable getup, by every available means, from every possible place.

The Wind Blew (Rise and Shine)

by Pat Hutchins

A rhymed tale describing the antics of a capricious wind. <P><P>The wind blew, and blew, and blew! It blew so hard, it took everything with it: Mr. White’s umbrella, Priscilla’s balloon, the twins’ scarves, even the wig on the judge’s head. But just when the wind was about to carry everything out to sea, it changed its mind! <P><P>With rhyming verse and colorful illustrations, Pat Hutchins takes us on a merry chase that is well worth the effort. <P><P>Lexile Measure: AD520L

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