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The Relatives Came

The Relatives Came

Illustrated by:
Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

A large, slightly frumpy family travels to visit their equally large and frumpy relatives to share food, conversation, and a good time, proving that there’s always room for one more! The relatives' visit is humorously chronicled in the lively illustrations and understated text of this Caldecott Honor book.

Thank You, Mr. Falker

Thank You, Mr. Falker

Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

Learning how to read isn't easy for Trisha. But with the help and support of a wise new teacher, she begins to blossom. Told with warmth and sensitivity, and illustrated in Polacco's signature style, the story of a girl overcoming dyslexia is based on the author's own experience.

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

Illustrated by:
Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

Wilfrid helps an elderly friend, Miss Nancy, regain lost memories by bringing her some of her favorite things to remind her of them. This is a tender story of a friendship between two very different people, both of whom have four names, and the nature of memories.

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

Trixie enjoys errands with her dad until her beloved stuffed toy, Knuffle Bunny, is left at the Laundromat. It takes her mom's insight to figure out what made Trixie go "boneless." Only then is the beloved toy recovered and Trixie utters her first real words! Cartoon characters are imposed on a background of monochromatic photographs portraying a New York neighborhood. The book was awarded a Caldecott Honor.

Owen

Owen

Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

Owen’s neighbor thinks that Owen is getting too old to take Fuzzy, his beloved yellow blanket, to kindergarten. With a snip, however, Owen's inspired mom comes up with a creative solution for all.

Jamaica's Find

Jamaica's Find

Illustrated by:
Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

Though Jamaica wonders who lost the stuffed dog and struggles with the decision to try and find its owner, she ultimately returns it to the playground where she found it. When the dog is reunited with its rightful and very relieved young owner, Jamaica finds a new friend.

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

Illustrated by:
Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

A father and his children go over, under, and through while on an exciting bear hunt in this retelling of a traditional chant. Illustrations alternate between black and white and color, enhancing the engaging repetition and the exciting chase — all the way home!

Henry and Mudge and the Happy Cat

Henry and Mudge and the Happy Cat

Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

When Henry, his big dog Mudge, and their family take in a scraggly stray cat, Mudge and the cat develop a fond and unusual friendship. This story is as engaging as the other titles in the Henry and Mudge series.

Frog and Toad All Year

Frog and Toad All Year

Genre:
Fiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

For fans of these famous amphibians, this story continues Frog and Toad's saga and gives a glimpse of what the two friends are up to all year long. They frolic together over four seasons, with a story for each, plus one for Christmas. Glide down the snow-covered hill with Toad, hunt for spring with Frog, and discover just who is hiding under all that melted chocolate ice cream.

Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3

Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3

Illustrated by:
Genre:
Poetry
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Beginning Reader

From one to one hundred, the numbers (differentiated by their vibrant colors) go up – and ultimately down – the apple tree in this lively and worthy counting companion to Chicka Chicka ABC. The role of zero (0) creates tension ("Will there be a place for me?") and finally a celebration!

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