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The Velveteen Rabbit (or How Toys Become Real)

by Margery Williams William Nicholson

Originally published in 1922, The Velveteen Rabbit has delighted young readers for nearly a century. The story follows a young boy who’s given a stuffed rabbit as a Christmas gift. After the rabbit befriends other nursery toys, he comes to the realization that he wants to become a real rabbit. Eventually, the boy becomes ill and is relocated; his room is then disinfected and all the boy’s toys are thrown out, including the velveteen rabbit. The rabbit sheds a real tear causing a fairy to appear and turn him into a real rabbit. This edition includes full-color illustrations, with image descriptions,from the original illustrator, William Nicholson. Each image accompanies the text to enhance young readers’ experience and immerse them in this captivating story. Reprinted hundreds of times since its initial publication, The Velveteen Rabbit is a timeless children’s classic lets young readers experience the true magic of friendship, love, and being honest with oneself. In 2007, the book was named one of "Teachers’ Top 100 Books for Children” by the National Education Association.

The Story of Ferdinand

by Robert Lawson Munro Leaf

Ferdinand is the world's most peaceful--and--beloved little bull. While all of the other bulls snort, leap, and butt their heads, Ferdinand is content to just sit and smell the flowers under his favorite cork tree. Leaf's simple storytelling paired with Lawson's pen-and-ink drawings make "The Story of Ferdinand" a true classic.

Caps for Sale

by Esphyr Slobodkina

Caps for Sale is a timeless classic, in print for over fifty years, and beloved by generations of readers. This easy-to-read story about a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity. Children will delight in following the peddlers efforts to outwit the monkeys in this new, enlarged, and redesigned edition, and will ask to read it again and again.

The Big Black Horse: A Storybook Version of the Black Stallion

by Walter Farley

From the publisher: This book, especially designed for young children, is a brief retelling of the first part of a famous book entitled THE BLACK STALLION and originally published by Random House in 1941. When the children are a little older, they will want to read the whole story, many times longer than this, just as it was written by Walter Farley. When Alec sees men forcing a tremendously beautiful black stallion onto the ship he is on, his curiosity is aroused. After feeding the horse sugar and gaining the horses trust, Alec is saved during a storm by the "black"". This is the exciting story of how Alec and the Black survived on a desert island. Other books about the black stallion are also available from Bookshare.org. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.

Millions of Cats

by Wanda Gág

Once upon a time there was an old man and an old woman who were very lonely. They decided to get a cat, but when the old man went out searching, he found not one cat, but millions and billions and trillions of cats! Unable to decide which one would be the best pet, he brought them all home. How the old couple came to have just one cat to call their own is a classic tale that has been loved for generations. Newbery Honors Book, Images and image descriptions available.

Little Bear (I Can Read #Level 1)

by Else Holmelund Minarik

<P>In one story, "Birthday Soup," Little Bear cannot find his mother and presumes she has forgotten his birthday. With the prospect of guests arriving and no cake in sight, he sets out to make birthday soup (all his friends like soup). Just as the gathering is sitting down for soup, Mother Bear shows up with a big, beautiful birthday cake. <P>"I never did forget your birthday, and I never will," she says to her son as he hugs her leg. In "Little Bear Goes to the Moon," Little Bear declares that he will fly to the moon in his new space helmet. Mother Bear tells him to be back by lunch, and he is. <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.]

Danny and the Dinosaur (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Syd Hoff

Danny's adventurous day with a dinosaur from the museum.

Nurse Nancy

by Kathryn Jackson

Many people fondly remember this book. Nancy loves to play Nurse, but her older brothers are always too busy with their big boy games to play with her. One day, when brother Billy falls and hurts himself, Nurse Nancy is at the ready to help him with real plastic bandages! This lively, charming book from the 1950s is still fresh today Picture descriptions present.

Are You My Mother?

by P. D. Eastman

<P>When Baby Bird hatches from his egg, his mother is off looking for food. What's a bird to do? Go find his mother, of course! So begins Baby Bird's hilarious, and at times very touching, hunt for his mother. <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 descriptions available.

Are You My Mother?

by P. D. Eastman

<P>A baby bird goes in search of his mother in this hilarious Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. When a mother bird's egg starts to jump, she hurries off to make sure she has something for her little one to eat. But as soon as she's gone, out pops the baby bird. He immediately sets off to find his mother, but not knowing what she looks like makes it a challenge. The little hatchling is determined to find his mother, even after meeting a kitten, a hen, a dog, and a Snort. The timeless message of the bond between mother and child make P. D. Eastman's Are You My Mother? A must for baby showers, beginning readers, and Mother's Day. <P>Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning. <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 descriptions available.</P>

Bedtime for Frances

by Russell Hoban Garth Williams

The big hand of the clock is at 12. The little hand is at 7. It is seven o' clock. It is bedtime for Frances. It may be bedtime for Frances, but before Frances can sleep, she needs a glass of milk, a kiss from Father, one from Mother, her teddy bear, her doll, another kiss from Father, and another one from Mother. And then there are tigers and giants and ominous cracks in the ceiling to keep her up. Will Frances ever go to sleep? Images and image descriptions available.

A Picture for Harold's Room (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Crockett Johnson

Harold needs a picture for his bedroom wall. So he takes his purple crayon and begins to create a whole new world around him. But then he notices he has gotten very small-half the size of a daisy! Only a very clever artist can find his way home now.

The Real Hole

by Beverly Cleary

While his twin sister Janet likes make-believe things, four-year-old Jimmy likes real things. One day he tells his father that he wants to dig the biggest hole in the world. By the end of the day, Jimmy manages to dig a real hole... but how can his family use it?

Who Will Be My Friends? (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Syd Hoff

Freddy has moved into a new house and goes in search of friends to play with. An Early I Can Read Book.

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

by Else Holmelund Minarik

Little Bear spends a day with Grandmother and Grandfather Bear and has so much fun, he falls fast asleep.<P><P> Winner of the Caldecott Honor

Two Dog Biscuits

by Beverly Cleary

There are big dogs, little dogs, curly dogs, dogs that sniff, and dogs that wag their tails. But only one dog will get biscuits from twins Jimmy and Janet -- or will it? Maybe dog biscuits aren't just for dogs after all!

Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue

by Maurice Sendak

Young Pierre, whose favorite line is "I don't care!" changes his mind after meeting a hungry lion.

The Snowy Day

by Ezra Jack Keats

No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. Images and image descriptions available.

Fortunately

by Remy Charlip

Good and bad luck accompany Ned from New York to Florida on his way to a surprise party. Images and image descriptions available.

The Good Humor Man

by Kathleen N. Daly

Ting-a-ling-a-ling! Here comes the Good Humor® Man! He brings walnut whizzes and dairy dizzies, chocolate chips and strawberry splits-all while bringing friends together and finding a lost puppy! This bestselling Little Golden Book Classic is now available as a Big Little Golden Book.

Madeline

by Ludwig Bemelmans

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

Too Much Noise

by Ann McGovern

A man doesn't like the noise in his tiny house. The wise man he asks for help gives him advice that makes his house even noisier. His house is now full of noise. Angrily he asks the wise man for help one more time. A good book to read to a young child or for an older child to read alone. Pictures are described.

Corduroy

by Don Freeman

"A winning, completely childlike picture book in which a stuffed bear waiting hopefully in a toy department finds a home with a little black girl who wants Corduroy so much that, when her mother refuses to buy him, she comes back the next day with her own money. Endearing, brightly colored pictures together with the text affectionately recount Corduroy's adventures." -Booklist Images and descriptions available.

Make Way for Ducklings

by Robert Mccloskey

This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1941. Make Way for Ducklings has been described as 'one of the merriest picture books ever' (The New York Times). Ideal for reading aloud, this book deserves a place of honor on every child's bookshelf. Images and image descriptions available.

Small Pig

by Arnold Lobel

A small pig runs away from his home after his pig pen is cleaned up by the farmer's wife.

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