Spots in a Box

Ordering some spots by mail when he worries about his lack thereof, a young guinea fowl is surprised by his delivery, which contains spots of various sizes, colors, and patterns.

Author: Helen Ward Call Number: E WAR

Have You Seen My Dragon

Invite young readers to practice counting to twenty while helping a small boy search the city for his pet dragon.

Author: Steve Light Call Number: E LIG (CONCEPT)

Circle, Square, Moose

When Zebra and his enthusiastic friend Moose are asked to exit a book about shapes, Moose has other plans.

Author: Kelly Bingham Call Number: E BIN

The Book with No Pictures

In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what.

Author: B.J. Novak Call Number: E NOV

Rooting for You: a Moving Up Story

A seed, afraid but bored in the dark soil, decides to put out one little root, then one little shoot, before learning that there are plenty of friends around for encouragement.

Author: Susan Hood Call Number: E HOO

What Forest Knows

Follows the changing seasons in a forest as trees and animals are nourished and are dependent on each other.

Author: George Lyon Call Number: E LYO

Number One Sam

A competitive race-car driving dog learns that some things are more important than being number one"-- Provided by publisher.

Author: Greg Pizzoli Call Number: E PIZ

Being Frank

Frank's motto is "honesty is the best policy", however, his overly frank comments tend to annoy his friends, teachers and even his mother.

Author: Donna Earnhardt Call Number: E EAR

My Grandfather's Coat

A tailor's very old overcoat is recycled numerous times over the years into a variety of garments and other uses.

Author: Jim Aylesworth Call Number: J398.2 AYL

There was a Tree

A version of the cumulative song "The Green Grass Grew All Around," set in Africa.

Author: Rachel Isadora Call Number: E ISA

Goldilocks and Just One Bear

Little Bear, all grown up, finds himself lost in a noisy, busy city where he happens to bump into someone with golden hair who remembers exactly how he likes his porridge.

Author: Leigh Hodgkinson Call Number: E HOD


Introduces Larf the Sasquatch, who, having thought he was the only Sasquatch in existence, travels to Hunderfitz when he learns that another of his kind is scheduled to make an appearance there

Author: Ashley Spires Call Number: E SPI

Flabbersmashed About You

When Katie's best friend Jennifer plays with Roy at recess instead of with her, Katie is surprised and angry.

Author: Rachel Vail Call Number: E VAI


Chiro, a young bat, is nervous about flying into the world for the first time without his mother, especially on a very dark night, but he soon learns to rely on his "song" to find his way and stay safe.

Author: Ari Berk Call Number: E BER

The Falling Raindrop

A newborn raindrop falls happily from the sky, until he begins to worry about what might happen next.

Author: Neil Johnson Call Number: E JOH

Not Inside this House!

Rhyming text follows a young explorer as he discovers bugs and then increasingly larger creatures, brings them home to learn about them, and is warned by his mother that each is unwelcome.

Author: Kevin Lewis Call Number: E LEW

Follow the Line to School

Encourages young readers to follow the line as it travels through a typical school day, including story-time, recess, library time, and show-and-tell.

Author: Laura Ljungkvist Call Number: E LJU

How Rocket Learned to Read

A little yellow bird teaches Rocket the dog how to read by first introducing him to the "wondrous, mighty, gorgeous alphabet."

Author: Tad Hills Call Number: E HIL

Interrupting Chicken

Little Red Chicken wants Papa to read her a bedtime story, but interrupts him almost as soon as he begins each tale.

Author: David Ezra Stein Call Number: E STE

Being a Pig is Nice: a Child's Eye View of Manners

Tired of being told to be polite and to not misbehave, a child considers trading places with various animals and a monster.

Author: Sally Lloyd-Jones Call Number: E LLO

A Balloon for Isabel

As graduation day approaches, Isabel tries to convince her teacher that she and Walter, both porcupines, should receive balloons on the big day just like the other children.

Author: Deborah Underwood Call Number: E UND

Timothy and the Strong Pajamas

After his mother mends his favorite pajamas, Timothy finds that he has super strength and decides to use it to help others, but when the pajamas rip again, he loses his strength just when he needs it most.

Author: Viviane Schwarz Call Number: E SCH

Firefighter Ted

When Ted awakens to the smell of smoke and cannot find a firefighter, he decides to become one for the day, much to the dismay of his mother, neighbors, principal, and classmates.

Author: Andrea Beaty Call Number: E BEA

My Garden

After helping her mother weed, water, and chase the rabbits from their garden, a young girl imagines her dream garden complete with jellybean bushes, chocolate rabbits, and tomatoes the size of beach balls.

Author: Kevin Henkes Call Number: E HEN

Chicken Little

A retelling of the classic story of Chicken Little, who has an acorn fall on his head and runs in a panic to his friends Henny Penny, Lucky Ducky, and Loosey Goosey, to tell them the sky is falling.

Author: Rebecca Emberley Call Number: E EMB