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Daniel O'Rourke: An Irish Tale

by Gerald Mcdermott

[from inside front cover] "Poor Daniel O'Rourke! His trouble begins when he goes to a grand party at the great mansion on the hill. He stuffs himself with green cheese and goose liver and dances till he can dance no more. On the way home, Dan pauses to rest by the pooka's spirit's wall--little does he realize his peril! The fine summer night suddenly turns into a nightmare, as a rushing river sweeps Dan off into a series of bizarre adventures." This is a merry retelling of an old Irish folktale. It's enjoyable reading for St. Patrick's Day or for any time of the year.

Happy Birthday, Cookie Monster (Sesame Street)

by Felice Haus

Cookie Monster plans a party to celebrate his birthday, but before the guests arrive, he can't resist a tiny taste of the cake. It isn't long before the cake disappears. Fortunately, Cookie's friends help him solve his party dilemma in a story that makes learning to read a piece of cake.

Jamie Goes on an Airplane

by Jill Krementz

Jamie likes to watch the airplanes take off! He likes to ride on airplanes! And, he loves to visit his grandparents! Other book by this author are available in this library.

Father Bear Comes Home (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Maurice Sendak Else Holmelund Minarik

Little Bear's father is finally coming home from a long fishing trip. Little Bear is very excited to see him--even if he doesn't bring the mermaid Little Bear has been hoping for!

The Growing-Up Feet

by Beverly Cleary

Four-year-old twins Jimmy and Janet can't wait to grow up. So when they go off to get new shoes, they buy bright red boots that will s-t-r-e-t-c-h and grow along with them.

Have You Seen My Cat? (Fountas & Pinnell LLI Blue #Level B)

by Eric Carle

A little boy's cat is missing, and he embarks on a fantastic round-the-world quest to find his lost pet. Along the way, he meets lots of interesting people and sees many beautiful members of the cat family, including lions and tigers and panthers. But over and over again he has to say "This is not my cat!" until at last he finds the cat he's looking for -- who has a delightful surprise for him. Eric Carle's simple, repetitive text and distinctive cut-paper illustrations make this modern classic a book to treasure.

Janet's Thingamajigs

by Beverly Cleary

When twins Jimmy and Janet squabble over Janet's collection of "thingamajigs" their mom presents them with a "grown-up" surprise and Janet's collection becomes a thingamajig of the past.

Owl Moon

by Jane Yolen John Schoenherr

<p>Late one winter night a child and father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream. Wordlessly the two companions walk along, for when you go owling you don't need words. You don't need anything but hope. Sometimes there isn't an owl, but sometimes there is. <p>Distinguished author Jane Yolen has created a gentle, poetic story that lovingly depicts the special companionship of a child and father as well as humankind's close relationship to the natural world. <p>Images and image descriptions available.</p>

Peanut Butter and Jelly: A Play Rhyme

by Nadine Bernard Westcott

A favorite play rhyme takes on super-duper proportions as two children create a table-sized sandwich from scratch. "The joyfully sketched pandemonium will enliven story hours and preschool introductions with a perennially pleasing chant".

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle

A baby caterpillar grows from small to large, eventually evolving into a butterfly as he eats his way through life. Images and image descriptions available.

The Berenstain Bears and the Bad Dream

by Stan Berenstain Jan Berenstain

After watching a scary movie, both Brother and Sister Bear are troubled by nightmares until Mama and Papa explain what causes bad dreams.

The Biggest (and Best) Flag That Ever Flew

by Rebecca Jones

Young Caroline Pickersgill lives with her mother and grandmother in Baltimore, Maryland. Mrs. Pickersgill, a widow, supports herself and her daughter by making flags for the ships that sail into the city. Some soldiers from Fort McHenry come to her to order the biggest and best flag in the world, and Caroline helps make it. When the British sail up the Chesapeake Bay to destroy Baltimore during the War of 1812, the defenders at the fort beat them back. After the British sail away the next day, the flag gallantly streaming over the fort is the one Caroline and her mother had sewn. “By the dawn’s early light,” Francis Scott Key saw it waving “o’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.” Here is a charming (and true) children’s story about a little person who, in helping her widowed mother, became a part of our nation’s history. Early reader–ages 5-8. <P><P>Lexile Measure: 710

A Clean House For Mole And Mouse

by Harriet Ziefert David Prebenna

Mole and Mouse have a nice house. "But it's dirty," said Mouse. "Let's clean it up." So Mole and Mouse clean all the rooms -- until they look just fine! Then when Mole wants to use her clean house, Mouse has other ideas.

Green Eggs and Ham

by Seuss

<P>50th anniversary edition of the beloved Seuss classic. The story of Sam-I-Am who is determined to convince another Seussian character to eat a plate of green eggs and ham. Told in rhyme and with humor, Green Eggs and Ham is a fun story for young readers. <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.] <P>Images and image descriptions available.

Ho-Limlim: A Rabbit Tale From Japan

by Keizaburo Tejima Hisakazu Fujimura Cathy Hirano

After one last foray far from his home, an aging rabbit decides he prefers to rest in his own garden and let his children and grandchildren bring him good things to eat.

Little Bear's Friend (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Maurice Sendak Else Holmelund Minarik

One summer Little Bear makes friends with a girl named Emily. But when summer ends, Emily must leave. Little Bear is very sad--until he finds a way to stay close to his new friend even when she is far away!

Mirandy and Brother Wind

by Patricia C. Mckissack Jerry Pinkney

In this Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award winning tale, Mirandy is determined to capture the best partner for the junior cakewalk jubilee. And who is the best partner? The wind, of course!<P><P> Grandmama Beasley says, “Can’t nobody put shackles on Brother Wind, chile. He be special. He be free.” With neighbors up and down Ridgetop suggesting all manner of strategies, and friend Ezel laughing at each foiled one, Mirandy grows ever more determined: she’ll get hold of that Brother Wind yet!<P> Patricia C. McKissack’s thoroughly engaging tale dances with spirit and rollicking good humor. Complemented by Jerry Pinkney’s rich, eye-catching watercolors of the rural South, here’s one of those rare, rewarding picture books that is sure to be read and enjoyed again and again.

Mrs. Brice's Mice (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Syd Hoff

Mrs. Brice has 25 mice and they all do everything together.

Put Me in the Zoo

by Robert Lopshire

<P>Spot, a polka-dot leopard who can change colors and even juggle his own spots, tries to convince two children that he is special enough to be exhibited in the zoo. <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.]

Color Dance

by Ann Jonas

A girl in red, a girl in yellow, a girl in blue, and a boy in black and white are all set to stir up the rainbow. Watch them create a living kaleidoscope, step by step by step.

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed

by Eileen Christelow

A counting book in which one by one the little monkeys jump on the bed only to fall off and bump their heads.

I Saw You in the Bathtub and Other Folk Rhymes (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Alvin Schwartz

This book is filled with rhymes. They are silly and funny and scary. Nobody knows who made them up. But some of the poets were children. Their rhymes were passed from person to person. And now they have reached you. Maybe some day You will write a rhyme like one of these.

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.]

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