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An Alphabet of Dinosaurs

by Peter Dodson
ISBN: 9780590464864

This beautifully illustrated book features twenty-six dinosaurs, one for every letter of the alphabet, illustrations are accompanied by facts about these monsters of the Mesozoic.

Big Plans

by Bob Shea
ISBN: 9781423111009

Delightful illustrations accompany this amusing tale of a little boy and his plan for world domination, though right now he is stuck in a time-out corner.

Bubble Trouble

by Margaret Mahy
ISBN: 9780547074214

Baby is trapped in a bubble blown by older sister Mabel and floats across the neighborhood. Everybody comes together to form a human ladder to rescue the baby.

Buying, Training, and Caring for Your Dinosaur

by Laura Joy Rennet
ISBN: 9780375836794

Exuberant illustrations accompany this humorous guide to selecting and caring for pet dinosaurs.


by Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 9780688096991

Chrysanthemum used to love her name, but became weary of it when she started school and her name became a joke amongst her classmates. With the support of her family, and a surprise from a teacher, Chrysanthemum and her classmates learn to love and accept her special name.

First to Fly: How Wilbur and Orville Wright Invented the Airplane

by Peter Busby
ISBN: 9780375812873

Gorgeous illustrations are paired with informative text about the work of the Wright brothers. Includes archival photographs and diagrams.

I Stink!

by Jim and Kate McMullan
ISBN: 9780060298487

A big city garbage truck stars in this engaging book about the importance of garbage collection, as he goes around the city eating everybody's garbage.

M Is for Music

by Kathleen Krull
ISBN: 9780152014384

This unique alphabet book introduces musical terms from allegro to zydeco and includes humorous collage-type illustrations.

Make Way for Ducklings

by Robert McCloskey
ISBN: 9780670451494

In this classic and well-loved tale, Mr. and Mrs. Mallard search for a home for their duckling farniiy. With help from-a policeman named Michael, they are able to navigate the busy city streets.

On Noah's Ark

by Jan Brett
ISBN: 9780399240287

The familiar story of Noah's ark is told from his granddaughter's point of view, as she helps her grandfather calm the animals and keep them comfortable.


by Loren Long
ISBN: 9780399252488

Otis the tractor lives a happy life on the farm with his little calf friend, until a new yellow tractor replaces him. Surprisingly it is only Otis who can come to the rescue when the little calf gets into trouble.

Skippyjon Jones

by Judy Schachner
ISBN: 9780525471349

Colorful illustrations accompany this humorous and whimsical tale of a Siamese kitten who imagines he is a Chihuahua,

Something from Nothing: Adapted from a Jewish Folktale

by Phoebe Gilman
ISBN: 9780590728270

This modern adaptation of a Jewish folktale describes how the blanket Grandfather made for young Joseph is transformed over the years into a jacket, a button, and, ultimately, a story.

The Gods and Goddesses of Olympus

by Aliki
ISBN: 9780060235307

An introduction to the gods and goddesses of Greek mythology brought to life by beautiful illustrations and intriguing text.

The Story of Ruby Bridges

by Robert Coles
ISBN: 9780439598446

Powerful story of six-year-old Ruby Bridges who confronted the hostility of white parents when she became the first African American girl to attend Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.

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