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Blackout

Blackout

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

Does no electricity mean that there's nothing to do or are there new adventures just waiting to happen? A family and their neighbors find out one hot summer night in the city. Luminous illustrations and limited text reveal the unexpected, joy-filled pleasures of a blackout.

A Ball for Daisy

A Ball for Daisy

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

How a small white dog with black ears loses his orange ball to another hound but finds friendship instead comes to life through the author/illustrator's signature illustrations. (2012 Caldecott Medal Winner)

Sea of Dreams

Sea of Dreams

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

As a girl leaves her sandcastle on the beach, a wordless nautical fantasy begins in this handsomely illustrated, surprisingly complex tale.

The Red Book

The Red Book

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

A girl finds a book with a red cover on a winter day that transports her to a sunny beach. The idea of getting lost in a book (figuratively and magically) is presented wordlessly; only illustrations are used. The story can be told or written any number of ways according to the writer's interpretation of the story.

Sector 7

Sector 7

Genre:
Fiction, Fantasy
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Pre-Reader

Wondrous things happen in the skies above Manhattan in this wordless book that explores what happens when we unlock our imagination.

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Genre:
Fiction, Fairytales, Folk Tales, and Tall Tales
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Pre-Reader

The biblical rainy-day tale comes to life through delicate, detail-packed illustrations in this wordless picture book.

Rain

Rain

Genre:
Nonfiction
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Pre-Reader

With wordless joy a brother and sister turn a raining day into an excuse for adventure through the neighborhood.

Time Flies

Time Flies

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

When a bird flies into an exhibit of dinosaurs, the museum walls and the bones begin to change to prehistoric times. The amazing fantasy comes full circle to a satisfying conclusion.

The Hunter and the Animals

The Hunter and the Animals

Genre:
Fiction, Fairytales, Folk Tales, and Tall Tales, Myths and Legends
Age Level:
3-6
Reading Level:
Pre-Reader

Animals teach a hunter the wisdom of life and charity in this beautifully illustrated picture book.

Inside Outside

Inside Outside

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

There are things to do indoors and outside. But the inside goes outside and the reverse with cutouts on pages in this attractive wordless book. Simple lines and flat colors are appealing on brown paper, and encourage careful — and multiple — examinations.

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