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Picture Books

Call #

Allard, Harry

Miss Nelson is Missing

PB Allard

Bunting, Eve

Twinnies (+ others by this author)

PB Bunting

Cronin, Doreen

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type

PB Cronin

De Paola, Tomie

Strega Nona (+ others by this author)

PB De Paola

Dorros, Arthur


PB Dorros

Dorros, Arthur

City Chicken

PB Dorros

Egielski, Richard


PB Egielski

Freeman, Don

Norman the Doorman

PB Freeman

Gerstein, Mordicai

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

PB Gerstein

Gonzalez, Lucia

The Bossy Gallito

Spanish PB Gonzalez

Grossman, Bill

My Little Sister Ate One Hare

Counting PB Grossman

Henkes, Kevin

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

PB Henkes

Hoban, Russell

Bread and Jam for Frances (+ others about Frances)

PB Hoban

Kasza, Keiko

The Wolf's Chicken Stew

PB Kasza

Kimmel, Eric

Anansi Goes Fishing

PB Kimmel

Kimmel, Eric

Seven at One Blow

PB Kimmel

London, Jonathan

Froggy Gets Dressed (+ others about Froggy + others by this author)

PB London

McDermott, Gerald

Zomo the Rabbit (+ others by this author)

PB McDermott

McKissack, Patricia

Goin' Someplace Special

PB McKissack

Marshall, James

George and Martha (+ others about George and Martha)

PB Marshall

Meddaugh, Susan

Martha Speaks

PB Meddaugh

Murphy, Stuart J.

100 Days of Cool (+ other MathStart books)

PB Murphy

Pallotta, Jerry

The Yucky Reptile Alphabet Book

Alphabet Pallotta

Perrault, Charles

Puss in Boots

PB Perrault

Rey, H.A.

Curious George (+ other books about Curious George)

Front Row Curious

Root, Phyllis

One Duck Stuck

PB Root

Scieszka, Jon

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

PB Scieszka

Seuss, Dr.

Horton Hatches the Egg (+ other books by the author)

PB Seuss

Slobodkina, Esphyr

Caps for Sale

PB Slobodkina

Steig, William

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (+ others by this author)

PB Steig

Steptoe, John

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

PB Steptoe

Stewart, Sarah

The Gardener

PB Stewart

Van Allsburg, Chris

The Z was Zapped

Alphabet Van Allsburg

Viorst, Judith

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (+ others about Alexander)

PB Viorst

Waber, Bernard

Lyle, Lyle Crocodile (+ other Lyle books)

PB Waber

Wells, Rosemary


PB Wells

Williams, Linda

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

Holiday PB Williams

Williams, Vera B.

A Chair for My Mother (+ others by this author)

PB Williams

Zelinsky, Paul


PB Zelinsky

Zemach, Margot

It Could Always Be Worse

PB Zemach

Zemach, Margot

The Little Red Hen

PB Zemach


Call #

Adler, David

Young Cam Jansen and the Dinosaur Game

Reader Adler

Blair, Eric

The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids

Reader Blair

Cazet, Denys

Minnie and Moo Go to the Moon

Reader Cazet

Chorao, Kay

Here Comes Kate

Reader Chorao

Dunbar, Joyce

Panda's New Toy

Reader Dunbar

Fishy Tales

Reader Fishy

Herman, Gail

The Lion and the Mouse

Reader Herman

King-Smith, Dick

Jenius the Amazing Guinea Pig

Reader King-Smith

Lawlor, Laurie

The Biggest Pest on Eighth Avenue

Reader Lawlor

Lewison, Wendy Cheyette

Buzz said the Bee

Reader Lewison

Parish, Peggy

Amelia Bedelia (+ others about Amelia)

Reader Parish

Porte, Barbara Ann

Harry in Trouble

Reader Porte

Rappaport, Doreen

The Boston Coffee Party

Reader Rappaport

Robinson, Fay

Mighty Spiders!

Reader Robinson

Rylant, Cynthia

The Case of the Missing Monkey (+ other books by this author)

Reader Rylant

Seuss, Dr.

Dr. Seuss's ABC

Reader Seuss

Seuss, Dr.

Hop on Pop

Reader Seuss

Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman

Nate the Great (+ others about Nate)

Reader Sharmat

Smith, Mavis

A Snake Mistake

Reader Smith

Spicer, Maggee

Fishes in the Ocean

Reader Spicer

Thomas, Shelley Moore

Good Night, Good Knight (+ others about the Knight)

Reader Thomas

Tripathi, Namrata

Meet the Thunderbirds

Reader Tripathi

Wallace, Karen

Whatever the Weather (+ others by this author)

Reader Wallace


Call #

Adler, David A.

Cam Jansen and the Catnapping Mystery

Fiction Adler

Alexander, Nina

Alison of Arabia (Magic Attic Club series)

Fiction Alexander

Armstrong, Robb

Got Game? (Patrick's Pals series)

Fiction Armstrong

Atwater, Richard

Mr. Popper's Penguins

Fiction Atwater

Bartlett, Susan

The Seal Island Seven

Fiction Bartlett

Berenstain, Stan

The Berenstain Bears in the Wax museum (Berenstain Bears Big Chapter Book series)

Fiction Berenstain

Brown, Marc

Arthur and the Cootie-Catcher (Arthur Chapter Book series)

Fiction Brown

Brouwer, Sigmund

Bad Bug Blues (Watch out for Joel series)

Fiction Brouwer

Bulla, Clyde Robert

The Ghost of Windy Hill

Fiction Bulla

Christopher, Matt

Centerfield Ballhawk

Fiction Christopher

Cole, Joanna

The Giant Germ (The Magic School Bus Chapter Books)

Fiction Cole

Coville, Bruce

The Monster's Ring

Fiction Coville

Davis, Gibbs

The Never Sink Nine in Christy's Magic Glove (Never Sink Nine series)

Fiction Davis

Dalgliesh, Alice

The Courage of Sarah Noble

Fiction Dalgliesh

French, Vivian

Space Dog to the Rescue

Fiction French

Gannett, Ruth Stiles

My Father's Dragon

Fiction Gannett

Homzie, H.B.

Alien Clones from Outer Space: Food Fight

Fiction Homzie

Hurwitz, Johanna

Rip-Roaring Russell

Fiction Hurwitz

Koller, Jackie French

The Dragonling

Fiction Koller

Levy, Elizabeth

The Cool Ghoul Mystery

Fiction Levy

Loehr, Mallory

Water Wishes (Magic Elements Quartet)

Fiction Loehr

Napoli, Donna Jo

Friends Everywhere (Angelwings series)

Fiction Napoli

Nixon, Joan Lowery

The Statue Walks at Night (Casebusters)

Fiction Nixon

Osborne, Mary Pope

After the Rain (My America series)

Fiction Osborne

Park, Barbara

Junie B. Jones and some Sneaky Peeky Spying (Junie B. Jones series)

Fiction Park

Preller, James

The Case of Hermie the Missing Hamster (Jigsaw Jones series)

Fiction Preller

Porter, Connie

Meet Addy (American Girl series)

Fiction Porter

Rogers, Amy Keating

Powerpuff Professor

Fiction Powerpuff

Selznick, Brian

The Boy of a Thousand Faces

Fiction Selznick

Smith, Janice Lee

The Baby Blues (The Adam Joshua Capers series)

Fiction Smith

Thomas, Dawn C. Gill

Kai: A Mission for her Village (Girlhood Journeys series)

Fiction Thomas

Wilder, Laura Ingalls

The Adventures of Laura and Jack (Little House Chapter Books)

Fiction Wilder


Call #

Hayward, Linda

A Day in the Life of a TV Reporter

J 371.4207 H427d

Sipiera, Paul

I Can Be an Oceanographer

J 371.4255 S618i

Dubois, Muriel

I Like Animals - What Can I Be?

J 371.4263 D816i

Duvall, Jill D.

Chef Ki is Serving Dinner!

J 371.4264 D983c

Young, Ed

Lon Po Po

J 398.20951 Y71l

Lester, Julius

John Henry

J 398.22 L642j

Redmond, Shirley Raye

Tentacles! Tales of the Giant Squid

J 594.58 R318t

Fowler, Allan

Spiders are not Insects

J 595.44 F785s

Murawski, Darlyne A.

Bug Faces

J 595.7 M972b

Rabe, Tish

On Beyond Bugs!

J 595.7 R114o

Johnson, Jinny

Koala (Busy Baby Animals)

J 599.25 J67k

Fowler, Allan

Friendly Dolphins

J599.53 F785f

Johnston, Maureen

Indian Rhinos and their Babies

J 599.668 J721i

Holub, Joan

Why do Rabbits Hop?

J 636.9322 H758w

Hall, Katy

Kitty Riddles

J 793.7 H177k

Marzollo, Jean

I Spy: Lightning in the Sky

J 793.73 M393i

Moore, Mark

Beastly Laughs

J 793.735 M823b

Platt, Richard

Extreme Sports

J 796.2 P719e

Buckley, James, Jr.

Home Run Heroes

J 796.35726 B924b

Donkin, Andrew

Going for Gold!

J796.48 D684g

Armstrong, Kristin

Lance Armstrong: The Race of His Life

J 92 Armstrong

Mara, Will

George W. Bush

J 92 Bush

Adler, David A.

A Picture Book of Thomas Jefferson

J 92 Jefferson

Lakin, Patricia

Harry Houdini: Escape Artist

J 92 Houdini

Spencer, Lyle

NBA Superstar: Shaquille O'Neal

J 92 Neal






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