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T=Toddler


P=Preschool


I=Elementary


Y=Young Adult


L=For the Librarian


+= "and up" All ages above the one listed will find the book of interest.

Note: Titles marked (OP) are out of print and may be borrowed through interlibrary loan. Many OP books are also available through online book dealers.

Titles marked (TBP) are available in alternate format(s) through the Talking Book Program (http://www.tsl.texas.gov/tbp or http://www.texastalkingbooks.org/; 1-800-252-9605 or 512-463-5458; tbp.services@tsl.texas.gov). For a list of all titles available, see http://www.tsl.texas.gov/tbp/bibliographies/bibindex.html#src.

Books

Aaronson, Marc.


If Stones Could Speak: Unlocking the Secrets of Stonehenge. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2010. (I)


Following the work of an archeologist, Aaronson shows how various clues to an ancient civilization can be connected to tell a fuller story.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/if-stones-could-speak-unlocking-the-secrets-of-stonehenge/oclc/419799716

Adler, David.


Bones and the Dinosaur Mystery. New York: Viking, 2005. (I)


This early reader follows Jeffrey Bones as he searches for a blue dinosaur toy from


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bones-and-the-dinosaur-mystery/oclc/56068680

Adler, David.


Young Cam Jansen and the Double Beach Mystery. New York: Viking, 2002. (I)


Detective Cam Jansen tracks down her mother whom she loses at the beach after taking a walk.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/young-cam-jansen-and-the-double-beach-mystery/oclc/48046276

Alda, Arlene.


The Book of ZZZs. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2005. (T-P)


See how different animals sleep in this picture book of unique photos.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/book-of-zzzs/oclc/54906126

Alexander, Heather.


Big Book of Construction Machines. New York: Parachute Press: DK: John Deere, 2009. (P+)


Diggers, excavators, bulldozers, and many more machines come to life in this oversized book.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/big-book-of-construction-machines/oclc/230204894

Aliki.


Digging Up Dinosaurs. New York: Collins, 1998. (P)


Readers learn about all the people and skills needed to get fossils from the ground to a museum display.


http://www.amazon.com/Digging-Dinosaurs-Lets-Read-Find-Out-Science/dp/0064450783/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273117368&sr=1-1

Aliki.


Fossils Tell of Long Ago. New York: Collins, 1990. (P-I)


Aliki explains how fossils are created with straightforward text and clear ink and colored pencil drawings.


http://www.amazon.com/Fossils-Tell-Lets-Read-Find-Out-Science/dp/0064450937/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273117247&sr=1-1

Aliki.


Quiet in the Garden. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2009. (P-I)


Aliki's calming illustrations are the perfect backdrop for this simple text. A child watches as the garden creatures eat and interact.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/quiet-in-the-garden/oclc/228427117

Allen, Jonathan.


I'm Not Cute! New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2005. (T-P)


Baby Owl explores the woods where all the animals, much to his dismay, say how cute he is.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/im-not-cute/oclc/67138190

Andrae, Giles.


Dinosaurs Galore! Wilton, CT: Tiger Tales, 2005. (P-I)


This book includes plenty of dinosaurs describing themselves in fun rhyme.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinosaurs-galore/oclc/56129393

Angeletti, Roberta.


The Cave Painter of Lascaux. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. (I)


A little girl named Cecilia meets a "cave man" on her school trip to the Lasceaux caves in France, and learns about the primitive paintings on the walls.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/cave-painter-of-lascaux/oclc/43569160

Anholt, Laurence, and Sheila Moxley.


Stone Girl, Bone Girl: the Story of Mary Anning. London: Frances Lincoln Ltd., 2007. (P-I) (TBP)


This beautifully illustrated picture book tells the story of a 12-year-old girl who discovered an ichthyosaur skeleton in the hills near her home.


http://www.amazon.com/Stone-Girl-Bone-Story-Anning/dp/1845077008/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273117438&sr=1-1

Arnosky, Jim.


Beachcombing: Exploring the Seashore. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2004. (P+)


Arnosky fills in the novice beachcomber with information on all the fascinating finds one might come across on the beach.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/beachcombing-exploring-the-seashore/oclc/53019747

Arnosky, Jim.


Turtle in the Sea. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2002. (P)


Through clear simple text and beautiful watercolor illustrations, readers learn about the dangers in the ocean that Turtle has survived. Turtle lays her eggs on the sand so the cycle of survival can continue.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/turtle-in-the-sea/oclc/47651016

Arthur, Alex.


Shell. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2000. (I, L)


This shell identification resource also includes the story of the animals who live or lived inside them.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/shell/oclc/47977162

Axelrod, Amy, and Sharon McGinley-Nally.


Pigs on a Blanket. New York N.Y. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1996. (P-I)


From preparations to potty stops to a long line at the concession stand, readers can follow along as the pigs run out of time to enjoy the beach.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/pigs-on-a-blanket/oclc/32131139

Ayers, Katherine.


Up, Down, And Around. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2007. (T-P)


Seeds are planted and vegetables grow up, down and around until, finally, it's lunchtime.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/up-down-and-around/oclc/70878027

Azarian, Mary.


A Gardener's Alphabet. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. (P-I)


Azarian's fabulous woodblock prints highlight gardening terms from DIG and SEEDS to TOPIARY and XERISCAPE.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/gardeners-alphabet/oclc/42291280

Bailey, Linda.


Adventures in the Ice Age. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2004. (I)


With humor and colorful illustrations, follow the adventures of two kids who are transported back to France during the Ice Age.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/adventures-in-the-ice-age/oclc/53396955

Bailey, Linda.


Adventures with the Vikings. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2001. (I)


Two kids are accidentally transported back in time to the era of the Vikings.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/adventures-with-the-vikings/oclc/45300501

Ballard, Robert.


Exploring the Titanic: How the Greatest Ship Ever Lost-Was Found. Madison Press Books, 2009. (I) (TBP)


With straightforward prose and a lot of photographs and illustrations, readers learn about this famous ship and how the wreck was discovered.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/exploring-the-titanic-how-the-greatest-ship-ever-lost-was-found/oclc/276818151

Banks, Kate, and Georg Hallensleben.


Night Worker. New York: Frances Foster Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2000. (P)


Alex joins his dad for a special night at the construction site. Perspective illustrations show the sleeping city all around.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/night-worker/oclc/41224009

Barner, Bob.


Dinosaur Bones. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001. (P)


Learn about dinosaur bones with colorful bold illustrations and rhyming text.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinosaur-bones/oclc/45094010

Barnes, Trevor.


Archaeology. Boston: Kingfisher, 2004. (I-L)


A nonfiction book which goes gives introductions to archaeology and what they do, including photographs and summaries from ancient to more contemporary finds.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/archaeology/oclc/52982455

Barrett, Judi.


Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing. New York: Atheneum, 1970. (T+) (TBP)


This is a fun and entertaining book that displays various animals wearing clothes that make them look silly.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/animals-should-definitely-not-wear-clothing-los-animales-no-se-visten-bilingual-kit/oclc/50426303

Barrett, Judi.


Los animales no se visten. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones de la Flor, 2004. (T+)


This is a fun and entertaining book that displays various animals wearing clothes that make them look silly.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/animales-no-se-visten/oclc/25721661

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.


Nobody's Diggier Than A Dog. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2005. (T-P)


This rhyming book describes all the things a dog can do, including slurping, chasing, and, of course, digging.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/nobodys-diggier-than-a-dog/oclc/56511388

Barton, Byron.


Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones. New York: TY Crowell, 1990. (T-I)


Join archaeologists in this colorful book as they discover dinosaur bones, dig them up, and piece them together to rebuild a T-Rex.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bones-bones-dinosaur-bones/oclc/20852713

Barton, Byron.


Building a House. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1981. (T-P)


Barton's simple text and straightforward illustrations show how a house is built from the initial survey until the family moves in.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/building-a-house/oclc/6788893

Barton, Byron.


La gallinita roja. Barcelona: Corimbo, 2003. (T+)


The little red hen tries to get help from her friends to make bread, but isn't successful. In the end, the little red hen and her baby chicks enjoy eating the freshly baked bread that she worked hard to make.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/gallinita-roja/oclc/52907729

Barton, Byron.


The Little Red Hen. New York: HarperCollins, 1993.(T+)


The little red hen tries to get help from her friends to make bread, but isn't successful. In the end, the little red hen and her baby chicks enjoy eating the freshly baked bread that she worked hard to make.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/little-red-hen/oclc/23868988

Baylor, Byrd, and Peter Parnell.


If You Are a Hunter of Fossils. New York: Scribner, 1980. (P-I) OP


Baylor's lyric prose invites the reader to join in the search for fossils as they represent links in the chain of living beings throughout time.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/if-you-are-a-hunter-of-fossils/oclc/5239729

Baylor, Byrd.


When Clay Sings. New York: Scribner, 1972. (P-I)


Baylor provides a lyrical look at an earlier way of life through pieces of Indian pottery. A Caldecott Honor Book.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/when-clay-sings/oclc/340283

Beaumont, Karen.


Move Over Rover. Orlando: Harcourt, 2006. (P) (TBP)


Rover, a dog shares his dog house with several friends due to the rainy weather. In the end, all the animals realize a smelly skunk wants to join them so they vacate the doghouse.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/move-over-rover/oclc/60596102

Bendall-Brunello, John.


Snore, Dinosaur, Snore! New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2009.(P)


Dinosaurs try to wake their mother using many tactics. When the mother dinosaur finally awakens, more fun begins.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/snore-dinosaur-snore/oclc/298112161

Bergen, David.


Life-Size Dinosaurs. New York: Sterling Pub., 2004. (P+)


In this oversized book, drawings of dinosaurs and their various parts in life-size scale demonstrate the spectrum of dinosaurs that lived. Several fold-out illustrations give readers the "big picture" of dinosaur reality.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/life-size-dinosaurs/oclc/56389198

Berkes, Marianne.


Over in the Ocean: In a Coral Reef. Nevada City, CA: Dawn Publications, 2004.


A marine nursery is teaming with baby sea animals and their mothers.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/over-in-the-ocean-in-a-coral-reef/oclc/54753114

Berkes, Marianne.


Seashells by the Seashore. Nevada City, CA: Dawn Publications, 2002.


This counting book includes the story of a child beachcombing with grandma, and also includes an identification guide.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/seashells-by-the-seashore/oclc/47965188

Berry, Lynne, and Hiroe Nakata.


Duck Dunks. New York: Henry Holt, 2008. (P)


Five little ducks enjoy adventure at the beach in this simple counting book. Watercolor and ink illustrations and a rhyming text draw readers in.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/duck-dunks/oclc/80020156

Birch, Beverley.


Rift. New York: Egmont USA, 2008. (I+)


When three students and a native friend disappear from an archeological camp in Africa the investigation uncovers a lot of secrets. The telling of the story is enhanced through interviews, journal entries, newspaper articles, maps, and artwork.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/rift/oclc/70672306

Bishop, Nic.


Digging for Bird-Dinosaurs: An Expedition to Madagascar. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. (I) (TBP)


A member of a team of paleontologists explains her job digging up very small fossils.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/digging-for-bird-dinosaurs-an-expedition-to-madagascar/oclc/41712833

Biskup, Agnieszka.


Uncovering Mummies: An Isabel Soto Archaeology Adventure. Mankato, Minn: Capstone Press, 2010. (I)


This graphic novel follows the work of an archeologist who researches mummies around the world.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/uncovering-mummies-an-isabel-soto-archaeology-adventure/oclc/311074328

Blackstone, Stella.


La familia activa de oso. Cambridge, MA: Barefoot Books, 2003. (T)


A bear family has fun using his five senses while preparing for a special birthday party.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/familia-activa-de-oso/oclc/52416385

Bloom, Suzanne.


A Splendid Friend Indeed. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 2005. (T)


Duck and polar bear meet. After answering several questions that duck has, polar bear decides to become duck's friend.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/splendid-friend-indeed/oclc/55679517

Bloom, Suzanne.


Treasure. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 2007. (T-P)


Two friends-a bear and a goose-dig and dive for treasure, finding friendship is the real treasure.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/treasure/oclc/78057800

Bloom, Suzanne.


Un Amigo de veras maravilloso. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 2005. (T)


Duck and polar bear meet. After answering several questions that duck has, polar bear decides to become duck's friend.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/amigo-de-veras-maravilloso/oclc/80014710

Bourgeois, Paulette.


The Dirt on Dirt. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2008. (P-I) (TBP)


Dirt is all around us and this book explains its properties and functions, but also provides some interesting activities that involve digging up stuff.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dirt-on-dirt/oclc/124034586

Brewster, Hugh.


Dinosaurs in Your Backyard: The Coolest, Scariest Creatures Ever Found in the USA. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2009. (I) (TBP)


Readers are transported to prehistoric North America where dinosaurs roamed. The text combines dramatic descriptions with matter-of-fact information.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinosaurs-in-your-backyard/oclc/233798895

Brisson, Pat, and Bob Barner.


Benny's Pennies. New York: Doubleday Book for Young Readers, 1993. (P+)


Benny has five pennies and uses them to buy gifts for members of his family.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bennys-pennies/oclc/22664052

Broach, Elise, and David Small.


When Dinosaurs Came with Everything. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2007. (P)


After a day of running errands with Mom, a little boy ends up with a back yard full of dinosaurs. The watercolor and ink illustrations tell the rest of the story.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/when-dinosaurs-came-with-everything/oclc/60454336

Brown, Marc Tolen.


Buster Hunts for Dinosaurs. New York: Little Brown, 2006. (I)


Buster visits the Dinosaur National Monument and shares information with pictures through postcards to his friends.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/buster-hunts-for-dinosaurs/oclc/57594923

Brown, Ruth.


Ten Seeds. New York: Knopf, 2001. (T-P)


Ten seeds planted begin to disappear, taken by animals and bugs, until one flower blooms.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ten-seeds/oclc/45276619

Bruel, Robert O., and Nick Bruel.


Bob and Otto. New Milford, Conn.: Roaring Brook Press, 2007. (T-P)


Bob, a caterpillar, leaves his best friend Otto, an earthworm, and climbs a tree to become a beautiful butterfly, but Bob tells Otto that his metamorphosis happened only because of Otto's digging around the tree's roots, helping it grow tall and strong. Bruel's colorful illustrations let readers know exactly what is happening with each friend as the story progresses.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bob-and-otto/oclc/69020877

Brusca, Maria Cristina.


Three Friends/Tres Amigos: A Counting Book/Un cuento para contar. New York: Henry Holt, 1995. (T-P)


This bilingual concept book shows a horse, a cowboy and other animals of the southwest, along with counting from one to ten in both English and Spanish.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/three-friends-a-counting-book-tres-amigos-un-cuento-para-contar/oclc/31781332

Bunting, Eve, and LeUyen Pham.


Little Badger, Terror of the Seven Seas. Orlando, Fla.: Voyager Books/Harcourt, 2007. (P)


Little Badger knows that his imagination can take him anywhere he wants to go, so long as he is home for supper. The full-page gouache illustrations take the reader along on Little Badger's imaginary journey.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/little-badger-terror-of-the-seven-seas/oclc/67711917?referer=di&ht=edition

Bunting, Eve.


Flower Garden. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1994. (T)


A little girl and her father buy bright flowers and bring smiles to everyone who passes them as they make their way home. Towards the end of the story, the little girl surprises her mother with a cake and a flower garden box for her birthday.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/flower-garden/oclc/26401514

Burton, Virginia Lee.


Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2007. (P-I) (TBP)


Burton's classic story tells of Mike Mulligan and Mary Anne, his steam shovel, as they finally find a home.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mike-mulligan-and-his-steam-shovel/oclc/244172822?referer=di&ht=edition

Capek, Michael.


Easter Island Unearthing Ancient Worlds. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2009. (I)


Who built the massive heads that grace Easter Island and how do researchers know what they know about this ancient civilization?


http://www.worldcat.org/title/easter-island-unearthing-ancient-worlds/oclc/181424110

Carle, Eric.


A House for Hermit Crab. Saxonville, Mass: Picture Book Studio, 1987.


When a hermit crab outgrows his shell, he moves into a new one and his friends help him decorate his new home.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/house-for-hermit-crab/oclc/16983469

Carle, Eric.


The Tiny Seed. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Children, 1987. (P)


A tiny seed is blown away by the wind and travels around the world. In the end the tiny seed grows into a beautiful flower.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/tiny-seed/oclc/13215249

Carlson, Ann & Mary Carlson.


Flannelboard Stories for Infants and Toddlers: Bilingual Edition. Chicago: American Library Association, 2005. (L)


This resource offers several flannel board stories in English and Spanish.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/flannelboard-stories-for-infants-and-toddlers/oclc/40589332

Carrick Carol, and Donald Carrick.


Big Old Bones: a Dinosaur Tale. New York: Clarion Books, 1992. (P)


Professor Potts finds a "whole pile" of fossil bones and attempts to put them all together in a reasonable fashion. His final result: a Tribrontosaurus Rex.


http://www.amazon.com/Big-Old-Bones-Dinosaur-Tale/dp/0395615828/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273117580&sr=1-1

Carter, Don.


Get To Work Trucks! Brookfield, CT: Roaring Book Press. 2002. (T-P)


Count the trucks who wake up early and work all day until the work is done and a bridge is built.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/get-to-work-trucks/oclc/47255297

Cefrey, Holly.


Archaeologists: Life Digging Up Artifacts. New York: Rosen Central, 2004. (I-Y)


This nonfiction book explores what archaeologists do and how to become one.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/archaeologists-life-digging-up-artifacts/oclc/51178270

Cerullo,Mary M.


Shipwrecks: Exploring Sunken Cities Beneath the Sea. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2009. (I)


This photo-illustrated expository book highlights the diverse work of undersea explorers. Various shipwrecks, including the Titanic and the Henrietta Marie are examined.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/shipwrecks-exploring-sunken-cities-beneath-the-sea/oclc/272306383

Clark,Ann Nolan.


Secret of the Andes. New York: Viking Press, 1952. (I) (TBP)


An Indian boy learns the secrets of his Incan ancestors in this Newbery award winning classic.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/secret-of-the-andes/oclc/170979

Clarke, Jane.


Stuck In The Mud. New York: Walker Pub. Co., 2008. (T-I)


A hen finds her chick stuck in the mud and calls on the rest of the farm animals to help, all pulling together until the chick declares he was never stuck at all.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/stuck-in-the-mud/oclc/172979117

Clibbon, Meg.


Imagine You're a Pirate, Peg Leg Meg. Toronto: Annick Press, 2002. (I)


This is a step-by-step instruction book on how to be a pirate. Learn to look like a pirate, from dressing like one to speaking like one.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/imagine-youre-a-pirate/oclc/48944046

Cohen, Roger.


Danger in the Desert: True Adventures of a Dinosaur Hunter. New York: Sterling Pub. Co, 2008. (I+) (TBP)


A true-life Indiana Jones, paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews led numerous expeditions for the American Museum of Natural History. An intrepid explorer, he discovered one of the largest dinosaur finds in the Gobi Desert.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/danger-in-the-desert-true-adventures-of-a-dinosaur-hunter/oclc/184906183

Cole, Henry.


Jacks' Garden. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1995. (T-I)


This cumulative tale follows Jack as he plants his garden from start to finish.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/jacks-garden/oclc/30028050

Cousins, Lucy.


Maisy en busca del tesoro pirata. Barcelona: Serres, 2004. (T+)


Maisy is in search of pirate treasure and invites all her friends to join in the hunt. Lift-the-flaps to help find the clues that lead to the treasure.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/maisy-en-busca-del-tesoro-pirata/oclc/58844356

Cousins, Lucy.


Maisy's Pirate Treasure Hunt. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2004. (T+)


Maisy is in search of pirate treasure and invites all her friends to join in the hunt. Lift-the-flaps to help find the clues that lead to the treasure.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/maisys-pirate-treasure-hunt/oclc/55737877

Cronin, Doreen, and Harry Bliss.


Diary of a Worm. New York: Joanna Cotler Books, 2003. (P-I) (TBP)


Readers get a close-up view of an earthworm's everyday life from the classroom--"I got so hungry I ate my homework"--to the school dance--only one verse in the worm hokey-pokey--to dreams of what to be when he grows up--a secret service agent. Bliss' hilarious watercolor and ink illustrations include "candid snapshots" on the endpages.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/diary-of-a-worm/oclc/49922263?referer=di&ht=edition

Cronin, Doreen.


¡A tu ritmo! New York: Lectorum Publications, 2007. (P)


A cute dog displays the many ways you can have fun and wiggle at the same time.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/a-tu-ritmo/oclc/82504307

Cronin, Doreen.


Wiggle. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2005.


A dog wiggles through this book, wiggling from morning until night with a few "wiggling" encounters along the way with crocodiles, polar bears, and even the moon.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/wiggle/oclc/54503956

Crum, Shutta, and Paige Billin-Frye.


The House in the Meadow. Morton Grove, Ill.: A. Whitman, 2003. (P+)


Inspired by a counting poem of the same name by Olive A. Wadsworth, this book illustrates the building of a newly-wed couple's house in 10 stages.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/house-in-the-meadow/oclc/50447836

Cuyler, Margery.


The Little Dump Truck. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2009. (T-P)


Hard Hat Pete drives this little dump truck, who narrates in rhyme all they do throughout a day, including dumping a load, driving to another state and stopping for coffee.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/little-dump-truck/oclc/254526166

Cyrus, Kurt.


Tadpole Rex. Orlando: Harcourt, 2008. (P)


As Tadpole Rex develops into a full-grown frog, he enjoys releasing his inner tyrannosaur. The brilliant illustrations put the reader right into the puddle of gloop alongside Tadpole Rex.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/tadpole-rex/oclc/76164124

Danzinger, Paula.


Make Like a Tree and Leave. New York: Delacorte Press, 1990. (I)


When a social project goes wrong, Martin wraps up another student as a mummy. Not much archeological information, but there is a lot of humor in this story.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/make-like-a-tree-and-leave/oclc/20852830

Davis, Robin Works.


Toddle On Over: Developing Infant and Toddler Literature Programs. Fort Atkinson, WI: Alleyside Press, 1998. (L)


A book for teachers, librarians and parents providing themes for toddlers including recommended books, songs, fingerplays and more.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/toddle-on-over-developing-infant-toddler-literature-programs/oclc/37806165

De Groat, Diane.


Gilbert the Surfer Dude. New York: HarperCollins, 2009. (P)


Gilbert, a possum, learns that being a "surfer dude" isn't as easy as it looks. This simple story is a HarperCollins I Can Read! early reader.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/gilbert-the-surfer-dude/oclc/234234042

Deedy, Carmen Agra, and Michael Austin.


Martina, the Beautiful Cockroach: a Cuban Folktale. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree, 2007. (P-I) (TBP)


Martina gets advice on choosing a husband from her Cuban grandmother. Austin's acrylic illustrations set the tone beautifully for the happy ending.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/martina-the-beautiful-cockroach-a-cuban-folktale/oclc/80181216

Deem, James M.


Bodies from the Ash. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. (I) (TBP)


Pompeii was one of the largest cities in Rome and its destruction following the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius left a treasure trove of information for archeologists and historians to study.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bodies-from-the-ash/oclc/56982359

Deem, James M.


Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008. (I) (TBP)


The oldest human mummy was discovered in the 1990s in Austria. This book explains how the body was preserved and why glaciers and ice may be hiding other secrets.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bodies-from-the-ice-melting-glaciers-and-the-recovery-of-the-past/oclc/191010437

Deem¸ James M.


Bodies from the Bog. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998. (I) (TBP)


A body found in a Danish bog turns out to be more than 2,000 years old.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bodies-from-the-bog/oclc/36582126

Degan, Bruce.


Jamberry. New York: Harper & Row, 1983. (T)


A boy and a bear dance and sing as they look for berries in all kinds of places.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/jamberry/oclc/8669383





Oceanology: The True Account of the Voyage of the Nautilus. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, 2009. (I)


This interactive book purports to be the journal of Zoticus de Lesseps, who accompanied Captain Nemo as he explored the mysteries of the ocean.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/oceanology-the-true-account-of-the-voyage-of-the-nautilus-by-zoticus-de-lesseps-1863/oclc/259265704

Demi.


Rumi: Whirling Dervish. Tarrytown, N.Y.: Marshall Cavendish, 2009. (P-I)


This picture book biography tells the story of Persia's greatest poet.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/rumi-whirling-dervish/oclc/213765906

Dewey, Jennifer Owens.


Stories on Stone: Rock Art, Images from the Ancient Ones. Boston: Little, Brown, 1996. (I)


This is a highly personalized look at rock art in the Southwest, based primarily on the author's childhood trips during which she became fascinated by petroglyphs.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/stories-on-stone-rock-art-images-from-the-ancient-ones/oclc/30779894

Dewey, Jennifer Owens.


The Shaman and the Water Serpent. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2007. (I)


Discover the archeological evidence that allows us to go back in time and learn how the ancient Puebloan Indians lived.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/shaman-and-the-water-serpent/oclc/70676551

DiPucchio, Kelly S., and Ponder Goembel.


Dinosnores. New York: HarperCollins, 2005. (P)


A rhyming text explains how all the rumbling dinosaur snores caused earth's prehistoric supercontinent to split.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinosnores/oclc/54753160

Dodd, Lynley.


Hedgehog Howdedo. Milwaukee, WI: Gareth Stevens Pub., 2000. (T-P)


A little girl sees many sleeping hedgehogs around her garden and even in the compost pile, and knows there will be a "traffic jam" of hedgehogs when spring comes.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/hedgehog-howdedo/oclc/45958136

Doeden, Matt.


The Aztecs: Life in Tenochtitlan. Minneapolis, MN: Millbrook Press, 2010. (I)


Discover the culture of the Aztecs, who lived in what is now modern-day Mexico City.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/aztecs-life-in-tenochtitlan/oclc/267056535

Donkin, Andrew.


Atlantis, the Lost City? New York: Dorling Kindersley Pub, 2000.


Short chapters explore the legend of Atlantis and the search that continues to find the underwater city.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/atlantis-the-lost-city/oclc/43641212

Doyle, Charlotte.


Supermarket. Cambridge: Mass: Candlewick Press, 2004. (T)


A toddler and his mom enjoy experience a day at the supermarket, which shows a toddler's getting into trouble while mom shops.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/supermarket/oclc/52838621

Edwards, Frank B.


Luis Luna dejo de bañarse. Kingston, Ont.: Bungalo Books, 1997 (T+)


Luis refuses to take care of himself with basic hygiene care. When his grandmother stops to visit him, she is shocked to see how dirty he is.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/luis-luna-dejo-de-banarse/oclc/37492273

Edwards, Wallace.


The Extinct Files: My Science Project. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2006 (I)


Wally's science notebook includes notes and research when he suspects dinosaurs may still exist.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/extinct-files-my-science-project/oclc/63705537

Ehlert, Lois.


A sembrar sopa de verduras. San Diego: Libros Viajeros, 1996. (T+)


This step-by-step book takes the reader from the first stage of planting seeds to growing vegetables and then making delicious soup to eat.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/sembrar-sopa-de-verduras/oclc/62703779

Ehlert, Lois.


Eating the Alphabet: Fruits And Vegetables From A To Z. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. (T-P)


This alphabet book includes all kinds of fruits and vegetables with colorful illustrations, from apricot to zucchini, and a glossary as well.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/eating-the-alphabet-fruits-and-vegetables-from-a-to-z/oclc/17840565

Ehlert, Lois.


Growing Vegetable Soup. San Diego: Harcourt, 1987. (T+)


This step-by-step book takes the reader from the first stage of planting seeds to growing vegetables and then making delicious soup to eat.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/growing-vegetable-soup/oclc/14213997

Ehlert, Lois.


Mole's Hill: A Woodland Tale. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace, 1994. (T-P)


Fox doesn't want Mole to dig a tunnel so he tells her to stop so he, Skunk and Raccoon can make a path to the pond. Mole wants to stay in her home, so she dumps dirt on top and plants seeds. Fox likes the hill and asks Mole to dig a tunnel through it, and she stays.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/moles-hill-a-woodland-tale/oclc/28853590?referer=di&ht=edition

Ehlert, Lois.


Planting a Rainbow. San Diego, Calif.: Harcourt, 2003. (P)


Ehlert's bold collage illustrations are at the center of the rainbow in the garden. Readers see what's happening below the surface as well as above as the flower grow.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/planting-a-rainbow/oclc/52244359?referer=di&ht=edition

Eick, Jean.


Bulldozers. Eden Prairie, MN.: Child's World, 1999. (P)


Learn about the details of a bulldozer and how it is used.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bulldozers/oclc/38580162

Elliott, David.


One Little Chicken: A Counting Book. New York: Holiday House, 2007. (T-P)


Dancing chickens move and groove while counting to ten.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/one-little-chicken-a-counting-book/oclc/77573777

Fanelli, Sara.


My Map Book. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1995. (P+)


A young cartographer's maps are conceptual (the favorite people in her heart and the activities as she spends her day) as well as geographical (her room), and the pages provide space for readers to make their own maps on these themes.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/my-map-book/oclc/31938614

Fernley, Jan.


Milo Armadillo. Somerville, Mass: Candlewick, 2009. (T-P)


Tallulah's grandmother knits an armadillo—not the bunny she wants—but a pink armadillo, hoping for Tallulah's love.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/milo-armadillo/oclc/305414174

Ficocelli, Elizabeth.


Kid Tea. Tarrytown, N.Y.: Marshall Cavendish Children, 2007. (T-P)


A brother and sister describe their week—Monday through Sunday—sharing fun activities in this rhyming book that includes "dunks" in the bathtub after days which creates a different color "kid tea" after bathing away the day in their bathtub.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/kid-tea/oclc/70158320

Fleming, Candace.


Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2002. (P)


Mr. McGreely and three hungry bunnies match wits over who will enjoy the garden's bounty. Karas' illustrations capture both the clever bunnies and Mr. McGreely's increasing desperation.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/muncha-muncha-muncha/oclc/41070807

Fleming, Candice.


!Nam! !Nam! !Nam! Lyndhurst, NJ: Lectorum c2007. (P+)


A gardener tries hard to protect his garden from being eaten by rabbits. At the end of the story, the gardener gives up and decides to join the rabbits by eating delicious carrots too.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/nam-nam-nam/oclc/85833257

Flint Public Library.


Ring a Ring O' Roses: Fingerplays for Pre-School Children. Flint, MI: Flint Public Library, 1996. (L)


A wide variety of traditional fingerplays are offered in this standard resource, including some in Spanish.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ring-a-ring-oroses-finger-plays-for-pre-school-children/oclc/37792787

Floca, Brian.


Lightship. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2007. (P-I)


This beautifully illustrated book, which won a Sibert Honor Award, looks at lightships, ships anchored where lighthouses could not be built and how they served to protect ships from wrecking.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lightship/oclc/61748359

Flood, Nancy Bo.


Sand to Stone and Back Again. Golden, Co: Fulcrum Pub., 2009. (I)


Narrated by sandstone, the poetic language anthropomorphizes its life cycle, explaining the natural forces that shape the geology of the Desert Southwest.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/sand-to-stone-and-back-again/oclc/282963549

Florian, Douglas.


Dinothesaurus: Prehistoric Poems and Paintings. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009. (P-I)


Florian provides more of his trademark poetry, this time offering playful paleontological poems that provide a lot of accurate information.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinothesaurus-prehistoric-poems-and-paintings/oclc/180907887

Flournoy, Valerie, and Jerry Pinkney.


The Patchwork Quilt. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1985. (P+) (TBP)


Tanya discovers that the quilting scraps being used by her grandmother come from pieces of cloth that are meaningful to the members of their family, and brings them together to work on the quilt during Grandma's illness.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/patchwork-quilt/oclc/10375013

Freedman, Russell.


Who Was First?: Discovering the Americas. New York: Clarion Books, 2007. (I) (TBP)


Before Columbus set foot on the Americas in 1492, many other explorers had been here. Freedman tells their stories.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/who-was-first-discovering-the-americas/oclc/86115387

Frey, Yvonne Amar.


One-Person Puppetry Streamlined and Simplified: With 38 Folktale Scripts. Chicago: American Library Association, 2005. (L)


This resource includes puppet scripts along with ideas on how to create props and puppets for a one puppeteer performance.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/one-person-puppetry-streamlined-simplified-with-38-folktale-scripts/oclc/56051009

Freymann, Saxton.


¿Vegetal como eres: Alimentos con Sentimients? New York: Scholastic, 2001. (T+)


This book discusses emotions and feelings using fruits and vegetables to make creative expressions.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/vegetal-como-eres-alimentos-con-sentimientos/oclc/47923652

Freymann, Saxton.


How are you peeling?: Foods with Moods. New York: Scholastic, 2001. (T+)


This book discusses emotions and feelings using fruits and vegetables to make creative expressions.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-are-you-peeling-foods-with-moods/oclc/40838713

Galdone, Paul.


The Three Little Pigs. New York: Houghton Mifflin/Clarion Books, 1970. (P+) (TBP)


The story of the Three Little Pigs the way our grandparents heard it in the tradition of cautionary fairytales, which also provides a foundation for appreciating the many later versions.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/three-little-pigs/oclc/6697027

Gall, Chris.


Dinotrux. New York: Little Brown, 2009. (P-I)


Millions of years ago, "Dinotrux ruled the world"--Garbageadon who "ate everything in sight" and Semisaurs who stampeded all night long. Pen, paint, and print illustrations show the Dinotrux in action.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinotrux/oclc/237788678

Garcia, Emma.


Tip, Tip, Dig, Dig. New York: Boxer Books, 2007. (T-P)


Colorful construction site trucks dig, mix, lift and more, turning one big mess into a beautiful playground.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/tip-tip-dig-dig-emma-garcia/oclc/370193018

Genetchen, Guido van.


Con los abuelos. Barcelona: Juventud, 2003. (T+)


A little boy visits his grandparents and helps out on the farm. Although helping out can be hard work, they have fun and enjoy some playtime in the process.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/con-los-abuelos/oclc/51998803

Gibbons, Gail.


How a House is Built. New York: Holiday House, 1990. (P+)


This is an informative book about the construction process and the various people's roles involved in building a house, step by step.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-a-house-is-built/oclc/21409732

Gilbert, Anita Jepson.


Maria and the Stars of Nazca / Maria y las estrellas de Nazca. Westminster, Colo: TAE Nazca Resources, 2004. (I)


This bilingual book tells the story of a German woman who revealed the mysterious Nazca lines in Peru to the world. She spent her life studying them and trying to learn how an ancient civilization could create giant geoglyphs, so large they can only be seen from the air.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/maria-and-the-stars-of-nazca-maria-y-las-estrellas-de-nazca/oclc/56496679

Gollub, Matthew, and Karen Hanke.


The Jazz Fly: Starring the Jazz Bugs, the Jazz Fly, Willie the Worm, Nancy the Gnat, and Sammy the Centipede. Santa Rosa, Calif.,: Tortuga Press, 2000. (P-I)


A be-boppin' jazz fly gains inspiration for a new sound from all the animals he meets on the way to the Jazz Bugs' gig. The accompanying CD features the author's rendition.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/jazz-fly-starring-the-jazz-bugs-the-jazz-fly-willie-the-worm-nancy-the-gnat-sammy-the-centipede/oclc/43454979

Greenberg, Melanie Hope.


Mermaids on Parade. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2008. (P-I)


Every year, Coney Island has a Mermaid Parade and this mermaid is the star of this detailed look at the fun event.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/aids-on-parade/oclc/132681408

Gregoire, Caroline.


Apollo. La Jolla, CA: Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 2006. (P)


Apollo, a dog, enjoys showing how cute he can be.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/apollo/oclc/48003174

Gregoire, Caroline.


Counting with Apollo. La Jolla, CA: Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 2004. (P)


Apollo a dog, enjoys counting. He shows the number of bones he can eat as well as count.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/counting-with-apollo/oclc/54398378

Gugler, Laurel Dee.


There's a Billy Goat in the Garden. Cambridge, MA: Barefoot, 2003. (T+)


Farm animals make attempts to shoo a goat out of a garden. At the end of the story a tiny bee buzzes by and scares the goat out of the garden.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/theres-a-billy-goat-in-the-garden-based-on-a-puerto-rican-folk-tale/oclc/51842707

Gurney, Stella.


Marinera Sandra. Columbus, OH: Gingham Dog Press, 2005. (P+)


Sandra goes on a sailing adventure and discovers many things while out at sea, including gold and pirates. Her adventure ends when bath time is over.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/marinera-sandra/oclc/62205706

Gutman, Dan.


Mr. Sunny is Funny. New York: HarperTrophy, 2008. (I)


AJ graduates from second grade and is excited to spend the summer at the beach, until schoolmate Andrea shows up and falls in love with the "weird" lifeguard.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mr-sunny-is-funny/oclc/179806275

Hager, Sarah.


Dancing Matilda. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005. (T-I)


Matilda is a bundle of energy as she moves and dances throughout her day in this rhyming book until her mom puts her to sleep where she continues dancing in her dreams.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dancing-matilda/oclc/54677518

Halls, Kelly Milner.


Dinosaur Parade: A Spectacle of Prehistoric Proportions. New York: Lark Books, 2008. (P-I)


Each double page spread is dedicated to a different group of dinosaurs. Colorful illustrations show them parading while a border provides facts.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinosaur-parade/oclc/183611724

Hamilton, Sue.


Lost Cities. Edina, Minn: ABDO Pub. Co, 2008. (I)


Explore lost cities from around the world, including Atlantis, El Dorado, and Camelot, and the technology used to find evidence of their existence.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lost-cities/oclc/123029552

Hanson, Warren, Steve Johnson, and Lou Fancher.


Bugtown Boogie. New York: Laura Geringer Books, 2008. (P-I)


A boy witnesses all the bugs in the forest gathered at the "Bugtown Boogie. Buzz-a-ruzz-a-buzz-a-ruzz, A Bugtown Boogie. Grick grack. Grick grack." The boy remains fuzzy in the background as the bugs light up the night in Johnson's striking illustrations.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bugtown-boogie/oclc/75087909

Harris, Rick.


Easy Field Guide to Rock Art Symbols of the Southwest. Phoenix, Ariz: Primer Publishers, 1995. (I+)


This beginner's guide to rock art is packed with drawings of symbols and information on their possible meanings.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/easy-field-guide-to-rock-art-symbols-of-the-southwest/oclc/33941383

Harris, Trudy, and John Hovell.


Jenny Found a Penny (Math Is Fun!). Minneapolis: Millbrook Press, 2008. (P+)


Jenny decides to save her penny for an item at the store, and adds other coins that she earns from doing chores.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/jenny-found-a-penny/oclc/79849854

Harrison, David L., and Rob Shepperson.


Bugs: Poems about Creeping Things. Honesdale, Pa.: Wordsdale, 2007. (P-I)


This is a brief but witty collection of poems about a variety of creeping things; several are for two voices. These poems are sure to be a hit at read-aloud time.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bugs-poems-about-creeping-things/oclc/65978627

Harter, Debbie.


The Animal Boogie. New York: Barefoot Books, 2000. (T-P)


Jungle animals shake, swing stomp and more in this colorful animal book filled with dance and movement, with rhyme and guessing what animal comes next on the next page.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/animal-boogie/oclc/45211156

Hartman, Gail, and Harvey Stevenson.


As the Crow Flies: A First Book of Maps. New York: Bradbury Press, 1991. (P+)


Maps from the perspectives of different animals (crow, eagle, rabbit, horse, and sea gull) show how we can relate to our physical locations and how those locations relate to each other.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/as-the-crow-flies-a-first-book-of-maps/oclc/21446360

Haskins, James.


African Beginnings. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1998. (I)


This nicely illustrated book looks at Africa's ancient empires, discussing culture, trade, and slavery.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/african-beginnings/oclc/30108631

Heap, Sue.


Four Friends in the Garden. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2004. (T+)


Four friends play and run in a garden chasing a butterfly. In the end, they all enjoy a glass of lemonade.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/four-friends-in-the-garden/oclc/52494365

Henderson, Kathy.


And the Good Brown Earth. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2008. (P)


Joe and his grandmother tend the vegetable patch from winter preparation through spring planting to summer growing season and finally the harvest. The mixed media illustrations add to the beauty of each season.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/and-the-good-brown-earth/oclc/213991031?referer=di&ht=edition

Hickman, Pamela.


It's Moving Day! Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2008. (T-I)


Animals in the woods share the same underground burrow. As one animal leaves, another takes its place throughout the season, from woodchucks to rabbits, snakes to chipmunks to a skunk family and back to the woodchuck for a long sleep until it's time to move again.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/its-moving-day/oclc/144602056

Hilb, Nora.


Wiggle Giggle Tickle Train. Toronto: Annick Press, 2009. (T)


Young children move and pretend to be trains, planes and more while exploring everyday experiences such as pouring water and losing teeth. This book includes photo and illustrations to introduce concepts and accompanying noises.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/wiggle-giggle-tickle-train/oclc/312883131

Hill, Eric.


Clifford Counts 1, 2, 3. New York: Scholastic, 1998. (P)


Enjoy counting all the fun objects, like balloons, at Clifford's birthday party.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/clifford-counts-1-2-3/oclc/40217864

Hill, Eric.


Cuenta con Clifford. New York: Scholastic, 1999. (P)


Enjoy counting all the fun objects, like balloons, at Clifford's birthday party.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/cuenta-con-clifford/oclc/40810741

Hill, Lee Sullivan.


Palas Mecánicas. Minneapolis: Ediciones Lerner, 2007. (P)


Giant trucks and diggers are illustrated through photos which bring them to life.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/palas-mecanicas/oclc/64624893

Hillenbrand, Jane, and Will Hillenbrand.


What a Treasure! New York: Holiday House, 2006. (P-I)


As Mole digs, he finds small things that are treasures to the neighborhood animals. Then he finds his own treasure--a friend.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/what-a-treasure/oclc/57391406

Hirschmann, Fred and Scott Thybony.


Rock Art of the American Southwest. Portland, OR: Graphic Arts Center Pub., 1994. (L)


From Texas to California colorful photographs show off the beauty of rock paintings and carvings.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/rock-art-of-the-american-southwest/oclc/30854986

Hoban, Tana.


26 letters and 99 cents. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1987. (P)


The alphabet and money counting are illustrated in photographs of letters and coins.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/26-letters-and-99-cents/oclc/13582126

Hoban, Tana.


Construction Zone. New York: Tupelo Books, 1997. (P)


Full-color page-sized photos highlight the variety of machines found in a construction zone. Each two-page spread is labeled with the machine's name in stencil font.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/construction-zone/oclc/41354751?referer=di&ht=edition

Hobbs,Will.


Kokopelli's Flute. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1995. (I-Y)


When a 13-year-old boy and his dog camp near Anasazi ruins they stumble on grave robbers and become entangled in an archeological mystery.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/kokopellis-flute/oclc/32276270

Hoberman, Mary Ann.


Whose Garden Is It? Orlando: Gulliver Books/Harcourt, 2004. (T-I)


The gardener is not the only one who claims a garden in this colorful picture book.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/whose-garden-is-it/oclc/42866115

Holm, Jennifer L. and Matthew.


Babymouse Beach Babe. New York: Random House, 2006. (I)


Babymouse is at the beach and so is her brother as her family spends the summer beach- bound in this graphic novel.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/babymouse-beach-babe/oclc/58720631

Horáček, Petr.


A New House For Mouse. Cambridge: MA: Candlewick Press, 2004. (T-P)


A little mouse fnds an apple, but cannot fit it into his house. While searching for other houses to live in, including rooming with Mole or Rabbit, and a scare from bear, the mouse nibbles a little each visit, until she is finally able to fit the core into her own home.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/new-house-for-mouse/oclc/56890786

Howard, Ellen.


The Crimson Cap. New York: Holiday House, 2009. (I-Y)


Young Peter Talon joins LaSalle's ill-fated expedition to discover the Mississippi River and is rescued by the Hasinai Indians.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/crimson-cap/oclc/313659977

Howe, John.


Lost Worlds. New York: Kingfisher Books, 2009. (I)


With spectacular illustrations, Howe explores lost worlds like Troy, Olympus, Cibola, and Avalon.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lost-worlds/oclc/317928814

Hubbell, Patricia, and Lisa Campbell Ernst.


Sea, Sand, Me! New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2001. (P)


A rhyming text shares the delights of a day at the beach with sand, waves, and a friend.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/sea-sand-me/oclc/44066931

Hutchins, Pat.


El paseo de rosie. New York: Aladdin Paperback/Libros Colibri, 1997. (T+)


Rosie, a chicken, is minding her own business and doesn't even realize a fox is trying to catch her. Each attempt the fox makes to catch Rosie ends in disaster for fox.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/paseo-de-rosie/oclc/35151218

Hutchins, Pat.


Rosie's Walk. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1968. (T+)


Rosie, a chicken, is minding her own business and doesn't even realize a fox is trying to catch her. Each attempt the fox makes to catch Rosie ends in disaster for fox.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/rosies-walk/oclc/306397

Hyland, Hilary.


Wreck of the Ethie. Atlanta: Peachtree, 1999. (I)


This fictionalized account of a true shipwreck tells of a dog's heroism.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/wreck-of-the-ethie/oclc/41176662

Inches, Alison.


Una sopresa para Wendy. Buenos Aires: Grijalbo, 2004. (P)


Bob the Builder and friends decide to surprise Wendy by fixing her garden.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/sorpresa-para-wendy/oclc/70150918

Isadora, Rachel.


Happy Belly, Happy Smile. Boston: Harcourt Children's Books, 2009. (T-I)


Louie's weekly visits to Grandpa Sam's busy Chinatown restaurant include the fortune cookie "Happy Belly, Happy Smile."


http://www.worldcat.org/title/happy-belly-happy-smile/oclc/265091639

Jeffers, Dawn, Claude Schneider, and Eida de la Vega.


Vegetable Dreams = Huerto Soñado. Green Bay, WI: Raven Tree Press, 2006. (P-I)


Erin and her neighbor, Mr. Martinez, plan a garden together during the summer. As the vegetables grow, so does their friendship.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/vegetable-dreams-huerto-sonado/oclc/69018285

Jenkins, Steve.


Prehistoric Actual Size. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2005. (P+)


Jenkins' illustrations of cut and torn paper collage bring readers up close and personal with a full-size prehistoric dragonfly, gigantosaurus teeth, and a dsungaripterus beak. Each illustration includes the name of the creature, how long ago it lived, and how big it grew.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/prehistoric-actual-size/oclc/56825641

Jonas, Ann.


The Quilt. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1984. (P+)


A girl falls asleep and dreams of seeking her stuffed toy dog in her new patchwork quilt handmade by her mother and father,.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/quilt/oclc/10275241

Jordan, Helene.


How a Seed Grows? New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992. (P+)


This book discusses the life cycle of a plant.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-a-seed-grows/oclc/26266420

Karwoski, Gail Langer.


Surviving Jamestown: The Adventures of Young Sam Collier. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers, 2001. (I)


This novel based on the settlement of Jamestown provides a good mix of fact and story told from the perspective of a young boy who travels from England to the colony.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/surviving-jamestown-the-adventures-of-young-sam-collier/oclc/45829813

Kasza, Keiko.


Badger's Fancy Meal. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007. (P-I)


All the animals at the center of Badger's fancy dishes--mole taco, rat burger, and rabbit banana split--slip away, but they find a great place to hide--Badger's hole filled with apples, worms, and roots. Throughout the action, Kasza lets readers see what is happening back at Badger's hole with a corner of the page seemingly turned up.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/badgers-fancy-meal/oclc/67374898

Kennedy, Paul E.


Fun with Southwest Indian Stencils. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 1993. (I+)


This inexpensive consumable book provides six pre-cut stencils based on Indian art.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/fun-with-southwest-indian-stencils/oclc/50414458

Kerns, Ann.


Troy. Minneapolis, MN: Twenty-First Century Books, 2009. (I)


Part of the Unearthing Ancient Worlds series, Troy tells the story about this ancient Turkish city and the search to find the ruins.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/troy/oclc/174502016

Khan, Rukhsana, and R. Gregory Christie.


Ruler of the Courtyard. New York: Viking, 2003. (P+)


Saba sets out to vanquish her fear of the chickens in the courtyard after successfully taking care of a dangerous situation with what seemed to be a snake.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ruler-of-the-courtyard/oclc/50164894

Kimmel, Eric.


The Fisherman and the Turtle. New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2008. (P-I)


Set in the land of the Aztecs, this picture book beautifully retells the Grimm's fairy tale with a Mexican twist.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/fisherman-and-the-turtle/oclc/123766668

King-Smith, Dick.


Dinosaur Trouble. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2008. (P-I) (TBP)


Two dinosaurs from different families and species decide to ignore the rules and become friends.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinosaur-trouble/oclc/170202327

Kneidel, Sally Stenhouse.


Pet Bugs: a Kid's Guide to Catching and Keeping Touchable Insects. New York: Wiley, 1994. (P-I)


This informational book gives advice on how to catch and care for common insects. End matter includes a glossary, information on insect classification and suggestions for further reading.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/pet-bugs-a-kids-guide-to-catching-and-keeping-touchable-insects/oclc/29311681

Kramer, Jennifer.


Ocean Hide and Seek. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Sylvan Dell Publishing, 2009. (I)


This nonfiction books provides a chance to find animals who camouflage themselves while learning about what creatures are in the ocean


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ocean-hide-and-seek/oclc/277205596

Krauss, Ruth.


La semilla de zanahoria. New York: Scholastic, 1945. (T+)


A little boy plants a carrot seed and is persistent in tending to it so that it will sprout.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/semilla-de-zanahoria/oclc/4580037

Krauss, Ruth.


The Carrot Seed. New York: Scholastic, 1945. (T+) (TBP)


A little boy plants a carrot seed and is persistent in tending to it so that it will sprout.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/carrot-seed/oclc/301248

Krebs, Laurie.


Up and Down the Andes: a Peruvian Festival Tale. Cambridge, MA: Barefoot Books, 2008. (P-I)


This beautifully illustrated story takes readers on a tour through the Peruvian city of Cusco during the Inti Raymi Festival.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/up-and-down-the-andes-a-peruvian-festival-tale/oclc/225875890

Krebs, Laurie.


We All Went on Safari. Cambridge, MA: Barefoot Books, 2003. (P-I)


Journey through Tanzania, discovering amazing African animals, in this richly illustrated counting book.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/we-all-went-on-safari-a-counting-journey-through-tanzania/oclc/51775587

Krezel, Cindy.


Kids' Container Gardening. Batavia, IL: Ball Pub., 2005. (I) (TBP)


This book offers seventeen container garden projects, including gift ideas that families can create together.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/kids-container-gardening-year-round-projects-for-inside-and-out/oclc/57549488

Kuffner, Trish.


The Arts and Crafts Busy Book. Minnetonka, MN: Meadowbrook Press, 2003. (L)


Art activities for children, ages 2-6, are included in this book filled with ideas for educators and parents.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/arts-and-crafts-busy-book/oclc/50919934?referer=di&ht=edition

Kurtz, Jane.


Faraway Home. San Diego: Harcourt, 2000. (P-I)


A father describes his homeland to his daughter before a brief trip back to Ethiopia.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/faraway-home/oclc/35822577

Lakin, Patricia.


Beach Day! New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2001. (P-I)


Four crocodiles—Sam, Pam, Will and Jill—head for the beach, but it does take them a while to get there.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/beach-day/oclc/51163339

Landon, Rocky.


A Native American Thought of It. Toronto: Annick Press, 2008. (I)


Through eight different categories, discover all of the amazing things that were invented by members of the First Nations.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/native-american-thought-of-it-amazing-inventions-and-innovations/oclc/216940751

Larrañaga, Ana Martín.


Pepo and Lolo Are Friends. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2004. (T)


Pepo the pig and Lolo the bird are friends—running, jumping, singing and playing together.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/pepo-and-lolo-are-friends/oclc/52477195

Lassieur, Allison.


The Ancient Greeks. New York: Franklin Watts, 2004. (I)


Everything about the ancient Greeks, from their people and architecture, to sports and warfare, is provided in this book.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ancient-greeks/oclc/54279980

Lauber,Patricia.


Painters of the Caves. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1998.


Brief text is interspersed with rich artwork to tell the story of the cave of Chauvet, but also tells about the Stone Age people who painted their stories in the caves.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/painters-of-the-caves/oclc/37345617

Lawrence, Caroline.


The Sirens of Surrentum. Milford, Conn: Roaring Brook Press, 2007. (I)


11-year-old Flavia and her friends try to figure out who is poisoning the guests at a luxurious Roman home in a mystery set a few years after the eruption of Vesuvius. Part of a series of ancient Roman mysteries.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/sirens-of-surrentum/oclc/76967092

Leedy, Loren.


Mapping Penny's World. New York: Henry Holt, 2000. (P+)


Lisa promptly puts her new learning about maps, their tools and legends, to work as she maps the world of her dog, Penny.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mapping-pennys-world/oclc/42598445

Lesser, Carolyn, and Laura Regan.


Dig Hole, Soft Mole. San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1996. (P) OP


Readers follow a star-nosed mole as he explores underground and underwater. The muted palette gives the illustrations a soft tone.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dig-hole-soft-mole/oclc/32242276

Leuck, Laura.


I Love My Pirate Papa. Orlando: Harcourt, 2007. (P+)


Pirate and son sail the seas with adventurous fun in this lively rhyming text.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/i-love-my-pirate-papa/oclc/67944461

Lewin, Ted.


Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu. New York: Philomel Books, 2002. (I)


While searching for someplace else, archeologist Hiram Bingham discovered the ruins of an amazing "lost" city.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/search-for-the-lost-city-the-discovery-of-machu-picchu/oclc/232700800

Lies, Brian.


Bats at the Beach. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006. (T-I)


Bats pack up, set up and have fun for a night at the beach under the moonlight.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bats-at-the-beach/oclc/60312521

Lies, Brian.


Hamlet and the Magnificent Sandcastle. North Kingstown, RI: Moon Mountain Publishers, 2001. (I)


Hamlet the pig entices his friend, Quince the porcupine, to build the biggest sandcastle ever, until the tide comes in.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/hamlet-and-the-magnificent-sandcastle/oclc/47173604

Lively, Penelope.


In Search of a Homeland: The Story of the Aeneid. New York: Delacorte Press, 2001. (I)


This dramatic story will appeal to fans of mythology and tells the story of the Aeneid in simple language.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/in-search-of-a-homeland-the-story-of-the-aeneid/oclc/45308635

Lock, Deborah.


Grow It, Cook It. New York: DK, 2008. (I+)


Learn to grow and cook your own vegetables.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/grow-it-cook-it/oclc/181602640

London, Jonathan.


A Truck Goes Rattley-Bumpa. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 2005 (P)


Enjoy this action story with fun colorful trucks as they perform various tasks.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/truck-goes-rattley-bumpa/oclc/56631755

Long, Melinda, and David Shannon.


Pirates Don't Change Diapers. Orlando, Fla.: Harcourt, 2007. (P)


In this sequel to Long & Shannon's How I Became a Pirate, Jeremy Jacob and the pirate band discover the terrors of babysitting. As usual, Shannon's acrylic illustrations add hilarity to every page.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/pirates-dont-change-diapers/oclc/61240526

Lourie, Peter.


On the Texas Trail of Cabeza de Vaca. Honesdale, Pa: Boyds Mills Press, 2008. (I)


Lourie follows the trail that the conquistador de Vaca took through Texas.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/on-the-texas-trail-of-cabeza-de-vaca/oclc/184906086

Lourie, Peter.


The Lost Treasure of Captain Kidd. Wappingers Falls, N.Y.: Shawangunk Press, 1996. (I)


Tales of pirate treasure bring two boys together in this novel set along the Hudson River.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lost-treasure-of-captain-kidd/oclc/33161398

Lourie, Peter.


The Mystery of the Maya: Uncovering the Lost City of Palenque. Honesdale, Pa: Boyds Mills Press, 2001. (I)


Follow the work of a team of archeologists as they explore a lost city in the Yucatan.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mystery-of-the-maya-uncovering-the-lost-city-of-palenque/oclc/47284565

Lowell, Susan, and Jim Harris.


The Three Little Javelinas. Flagstaff, Ariz.: Northland Pub., 1992. (P+)


A re-telling of the Three Little Pigs that involves Southwestern elements, so the javelinas are pursued by a coyote as they build their doomed houses of tumbleweeds and then saguaro before finding safety in adobe.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/three-little-javelinas/oclc/25834722

MacDonald, Fiona.


How to Be a Roman Soldier. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2005. (I)


Readers are asked to imagine life in ancient Roman and envision being a soldier. Do you have what it takes?


http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-to-be-a-roman-soldier/oclc/59280160

Mack, Jeff.


Hush Little Polar Bear. New York: Roaring Book Press, 2008. (T)


A little polar bear sleeps in the snow and dreams about all the places he can go.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/hush-little-polar-bear/oclc/183926336

MacMillan, Kathy, and Christine Kirker.


Storytime Magic: 400 Fingerplays, Flannelboards, and Other Activities. Chicago: American Library Association, 2009. (L)


This fresh collection of resources for storytimes is organized around 17 popular themes. Bonus matter includes a list of additional storytime resources and how to make flannelboards and other storytime materials.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/storytime-magic-400-fingerplays-flannelboards-and-other-activities/oclc/234257165

Maddigan, Beth.


The Big Book of Reading, Rhyming and Resources: Programs for Children, Ages 4-8. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2005. (L)


Rhymes, songs, crafts and games are included in this theme-based book for libraries.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/big-book-of-reading-rhyming-and-resources-programs-for-children-ages-4-8/oclc/60650923

Mallett, David, and Ora Eitan.


Inch by Inch: The Garden Song. New York, N.Y.: HarperCollins, 1997. (P+)


The classic folk song is illustrated with brightly colored paintings. This book includes music, piano accompaniment, and chords.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/inch-by-inch-the-garden-song/oclc/422898335?referer=di&ht=edition

Mann, Elizabeth.


Machu Picchu: The Story of the Amazing Inkas and Their City in the Clouds. New York: Mikaya Press, 2000. (I)


This beautifully illustrated book describes the construction of Machu Picchu and explores the Incan culture.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/machu-picchu/oclc/42863127

Manning, Phillip Lars.


Dinomummy: The Life, Death, and Discovery of Dakota, a Dinosaur from Hell Creek. Boston, Mass: Kingfisher, 2007. (I) (TBP)


This is the story of Tyler Lyson, a teenaged dinosaur hunter, who stumbled on the fossils and the mummified remains of a dinosaur.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinomummy-the-life-death-and-discovery-of-dakota-a-dinosaur-from-hell-creek/oclc/80360050

Markle, Sandra.


Outside and Inside Dinosaurs. New York: Aladdin, 2003. (P-I)


Markle helps readers learn how fossils tell us much about the way dinosaurs lived. Photographs, x-rays, and computer imaging pair with comparisons to animals living today to make the learning easier.


http://www.amazon.com/Outside-Inside-Dinosaurs-Sandra-Markle/dp/0689857780/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1273117699&sr=1-2-fkmr0

Markle, Sandra.


Outside and Inside Mummies. New York: Walker & Co, 2005. (P-I) (TBP)


Today's technology, including DNA testing and x-rays, reveal the secrets of mummies from around the world.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/outside-and-inside-mummies/oclc/57342120

Marven, Nigel.


Dinosaurs: A Tour of the World's Most Important Finds. Boston, Mass: Kingfisher, 2010. (I)


Marven, a television wildlife show host and naturalist, explores the various major dinosaur finds on each continent and explains how they were found. Illustrations portray museum exhibits and more.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/kingfisher-knowledge-dinosaurs-a-tour-of-the-worlds-most-important-dinosaur-finds-with-naturalist-and-film-maker-nigel-marven/oclc/460059030

Masi, Wendy S.


Toddler Play. [SI]: Creative Publishing International, 2001. (L)


Music, games and other play-filled activities are included in this book based on Gymboree programs.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/toddler-play/oclc/46821955

Masiello, Ralph.


Ancient Egypt Drawing Book. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge, 2008. (I)


Step-by-step instructions are provided for young readers who want to learn to draw Egyptian symbols and icons.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ralph-masiellos-ancient-egypt-drawing-book/oclc/155122399

Masurel, Clarie.


Diez perros en la tienda. New York: Ediciones Norte-Sur, 2000. (P)


Count the fun-loving dogs, as window shoppers choose their favorite pet.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/diez-perros-en-la-tienda-un-libro-para-contar-de-claire-masurel-ilustrado-por-pamela-paparone-traducido-por-elena-moro/oclc/42866155

Masurel, Clarie.


Ten Dogs in the Window. New York: NorthSouth Books, 1997 (P)


Count the fun-loving dogs, as window shoppers choose their favorite pet.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ten-dogs-in-the-window-a-countdown-book/oclc/36949841

Mathieson, Roberta, Sally Crabtree, and David Crossley.


Ten cuidado catarina. Mexico: Advanced Marketing, 2002. (T)


A little lady bug goes on an adventure with other creatures before she is united with her friends. Ten action verbs are emphasized throughout the text.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ten-cuidado-catarina/oclc/52378464

Mayer, Mercer.


The Lost Dinosaur Bone. New York: HarperFestival, 2007. (P-I)


Little Critter searches for a lost dinosaur bone when an exhibit is closed to his class at the natural history museum.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lost-dinosaur-bone/oclc/182575037

Mayo, Margaret, and Alex Ayliffe.


Dig, Dig, Digging. New York: Puffin, 2007. (P)


Mayo's repetitive text gives readers an overview of many big machines: diggers "dig, dig, digging"; fire engines "race, race, racing"; garbage trucks "gobble, gobble, gobbling." The collage illustrations show each machine in motion.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dig-dig-digging/oclc/46976770

MacDonald, Fiona


How to Be an Aztec Warrior. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2005. (I)


By describing the daily routines and rituals of a warrior, MacDonald offers a unique approach to learning about the culture and history of the Aztec empire.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-to-be-an-aztec-warrior/oclc/59818163

McConnell, Sarah.


Don't Mention Pirates. Hauppauge, N.Y.: Barron's, 2006. (P-I)


Despite the one family rule--"Don't Mention Pirates"--Scarlet Silver and her family realize they are pirates at heart. McConnell's colorful watercolor and ink illustrations show the Silvers in action.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dont-mention-pirates/oclc/69019003

McGraw, Eloise Jarvis.


The Golden Goblet. New York, U.S.A.: Puffin Books, 1986. (I) (TBP)


This Newbery Honor book tells the story of a young Egyptian boy who discovers a thief in the gold shop where he works. Set during the reign of Amenhotep III.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/golden-goblet/oclc/13064566

McKay, Sindy.


Animals Under Our Feet. San Anselmo, CA: Treasure Bay, 2007. (T-I)


Animals, like moles and armadillos, are explored in this nonfiction book filled with pictures of the diggers.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/animals-under-our-feet/oclc/78899409

McKinney, John.


Let's Go Geocaching. New York: DK Publishing, 2008. (I)


Part of the Boys' Life Reader series, this book teaches children everything they need to know about geocaching.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lets-go-geocaching/oclc/181602630

McKissack, Patricia.


El jardin de Bessey, la desordenada. New York: Children's Press, 2002. (T+)


Bessey plants a garden and discovers that tending to the plants will result in a fruitful garden.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/jardin-de-bessey-la-desordenada/oclc/49650020

McKissack, Patricia.


Nzingha: Warrior Queen of Matamba, Angola, Africa, 1595. New York: Scholastic, 2000. (I) (TBP)


Part of the Royal Diaries series, this is the story of an African princess who hopes to lead her people against invasion by Portuguese slave traders.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/nzingha-warrior-queen-of-matamba/oclc/43757459

McMullan, Kate and Jim McMullan.


I Stink! New York: Joanna Cotler Books, 2002. (T-I)


This hungry, stinky garbage truck shows us all the garbage he "eats" and explains what happens to it while we are still asleep and he is working hard.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/i-stink/oclc/45749795

McMullan, Kate, and Jim McMullan.


I'm Bad! New York: Joanna Cotler Books, 2008. (P)


An in-your-face T. Rex tries to catch some "tweets" but has no luck until Mom T. Rex come to the rescue.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/im-bad/oclc/170202332

Milord, Susan.


If I Could: A Mother's Promise. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2008. (T-P)


The love between a mother and child are illustrated through fictional raccoons in this picture book.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/if-i-could-a-mothers-promise/oclc/144519936

Min, Laura.


Las gallinas de Senora Sato/ Mrs. Sato's Chickens. Glenview, IL: GoodYearBooks, 1994. (T)


Have fun counting colorful eggs with Mrs. Sato.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/gallinas-de-la-senora-sato/oclc/34070248

Mitchell, Mark.


Raising La Belle. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 2002. (I) (TBP)


Texas author, Mitchell, tells the story of the discovery of explorer La Salle's famous ship and how underwater archeologists found it and raised it.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/raising-la-belle/oclc/48032463

Mitton, Tony, and Selina Young.


Once Upon a Tide. Oxford; New York: David Fickling Books, 2006. (P)


"Down by the seashore," Bess and her little brother begin an adventure that leads to treasure and back home again. The lovely watercolor and ink illustrations complement the rhyming text.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/once-upon-a-tide/oclc/57531657

Mitton, Tony.


Dazzling Diggers. New York: Kingfisher, 1997. (T-P)


Diggers can do lots of things, like scoop with shovels, bulldoze with blades and keep steady with jacks. The drivers in the illustration help show us how, and a picture dictionary about the parts of diggers is included.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dazzling-diggers/oclc/36501374

Mitton, Tony.


Dinosaurumpus. New York: Orchard Books, 2002. (T-P)


Dancing dinosaurs romp through this rhyming tale featuring the names of many different dinosaurs from the T-Rex to the Triceratops.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinosaurumpus/oclc/51760859

Moore, Elizabeth and Alice Couvillon.


Ancient Mounds of Watson Brakes: Oldest Earthworks in North America. Gretna, La: Pelican Pub. Co, 2009. (I)


An amateur archeologist shows her grandchildren Indian mounds in Louisiana.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ancient-mounds-of-watson-brake-oldest-earthworks-in-north-america/oclc/305413684

Moore, Rain.


How Do You Say Good Night? New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2008. (T-I)


Rhyme everyone to sleep in this book about how babies and people call it a night.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-do-you-say-good-night/oclc/167763962

Mora, Pat


Sweet Dreams/ Dulces sueños. New York: Rayo, 2008. (T)


Grandmother kisses her grandchildren goodnight and tells them that other things, like the stars and various animals, are sleeping, too.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/sweet-dreams-dulces-suenos/oclc/179807022

Mora, Pat.


Let's Eat! ¡A Comer! New York: Rayo, 2008. (T+)


A family gathers for dinner. As the father looks at his family, and all the food they are about to eat, he tells his family that they are very wealthy.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lets-eat-a-comer/oclc/86117356

Mortenson, Greg, and Susan L. Roth.


Listen to the Wind: The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2009. (P+) (TBP)


Mortenson tells the story of how he was saved by the Pakistani village of Korphe during a failed mountain climb, and came to be doing the work of building schools in their region after being inspired by the children's voices at their studies to thank them in this way.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/listen-to-the-wind-the-story-of-dr-greg-and-three-cups-of-tea/oclc/213765793

Mortenson, Greg, David Oliver, and Sarah Thomson.


Three Cups of Tea: Young Reader's Edition. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2009. (I+) (TBP)


Mortenson tells the story of how he was saved by the Pakistani village of Korphe during a failed mountain climb, and came to be doing the work of building schools in their region after being inspired by the children's voices at their studies to thank them in this way.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/three-cups-of-tea-young-readers-edition/oclc/317766180

Most, Bernard.


Catch me if you can! / !a que no me alcanzas! San Diego: Green Light Readers/Harcourt Brace, 1999. (P)


Grandpa and grandchild dinosaur play a game of catch. Grandpa catches his granddaughter and tells her he loves her.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/catch-me-if-you-can/oclc/38890791

Mother Goose Programs.


What's the Big Idea? Math and Science Librarian Kit. Chester, VT: Mother Goose Programs, 2009. (L)


A librarian's manual provides books and activities to introduce children, ages 2-6, to early math and science concepts, and fun in their library.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/whats-the-big-idea-math-science-librarian-kit/oclc/319159540

Munro, Roxie.


Inside Outside Dinosaurs. Tarrytown, N.Y.: Marshall Cavendish Children, 2009. (P-I)


Munro's trademark bold illustrations offer a look at dinosaurs from inside and outside. Minimal text allows the reader to peruse the skeletons (inside) and representations of dinosaurs as they probably appeared in their natural habitat.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/inside-outside-dinosaurs/oclc/297222734

Murphy, Stuart J.


Super Sand Castle Saturday. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1999. (I)


A sand castle building contest includes math concepts of measurement with non standard units. Who will win, and how will these friends measure their creations at the beach?


http://www.worldcat.org/title/super-sand-castle-saturday/oclc/38831171

Nakagawa, Chihiro.


Who Made This Cake? Asheville, N.C.: Front Street, 2008. (T-P)


A little boy imagines all of the construction vehicles it took to make his birthday cake. Koyose's watercolor and ink illustrations put the reader right in the middle of the project.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/who-made-this-cake/oclc/213408477

Nelson, Scott Reynolds.


Ain't Nothing But a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2008. (I) (TBP)


Written in the first person, this is the amazing account of how one man's research, and his continual digging for information, solved the mystery of an American legend.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/aint-nothing-but-a-man-my-quest-to-find-the-real-john-henry/oclc/122309229

Nevius, Carol, and Bill Thomson.


Building with Dad. New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2006. (P)


The realistic illustrations rely on perspective to show the huge job of building a new school.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/building-with-dad/oclc/62161068

Niland, Deborah.


Let's Play! La Jolla, CA: Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 2007. (T)


Red Dog, Blue Cat and Yellow Bird spend a fun friendly day on a playground together.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lets-play/oclc/163153469

Novak, Matt.


Too Many Bunnies. New Milford, CT: Roaring Book Press, 2005. (T)


Chubby, Fuzzy, Flopp, Whiskers and Bob are too crowded in their bunny hole so each one decides to move to another hole. As they each follow one another to the next hole, there are still too many bunnies!


http://www.worldcat.org/title/too-many-bunnies/oclc/53325213

O'Brien, Patrick.


Sabertooth. New York: Henry Holt and Co, 2008. (I)


Smilodon, the sabertooth tiger whose bones were found in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, is the focal point for this oversized book about these prehistoric felines.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/sabertooth/oclc/80359836

Olson, K.C., and David Gordon.


Construction Countdown. New York: Henry Holt, 2004. (T-P)


Readers count from "ten mighty dump trucks" down to the "one gigantic sandbox with room to drive them all." Gordon's illustrations are colorful and easy to count.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/construction-countdown/oclc/52821365

Olson-Brown, Ellen.


Hush, Little Digger. Berkeley: Tricycle Press, 2006. (T-P)


A construction-themed version of the traditional rhyme/song, this book offers brightly colored illustrations and plenty of mighty machines.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/hush-little-digger/oclc/61704653

Orpinas, Jean-Paul, Marco Colletti, Wayne Kalama, and Rich Thomas.


Disney Piratas del Caribe, El Perla Negra/ Disney Pirates of the Caribbean, The Black Pearl. Everest Internacional, 2006 (I+)


Davy Jones and Captain Jack Sparrow make a pact and work together to rescue Davy's love from cursed pirates.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/perla-negra-un-barco-pirata-tridimensional/oclc/181141364

Osborne, Mary Pope.


Mummies in the Morning. New York: Random House, 1993. (I) (TBP)


In this entry in The Magic Tree House series, Jack and his sister go to Ancient Egypt where they meet a queen waiting to travel to the afterlife. Couple this with Mummies and Pyramids: a Nonfiction Companion to Mummies In The Morning.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mummies-in-the-morning/oclc/27727362

Panchyk, Richard.


Archaeology for Kids: Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past; 25 Activities. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2001. (I+)


Activities are used to introduce young readers to various aspects of archaeology and the scientific principles that support finding ancient secrets.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/archaeology-for-kids-uncovering-the-mysteries-of-our-past-25-activities/oclc/47271089

Park, Linda Sue.


What Does Bunny See? A Book of Colors and Flowers. New York: Clarion Books, 2005. (T-P)


A cottage garden blooms flowers and vibrant colors for Bunny to see as she explores until she lays down to sleep and "dreams a rainbow dream."


http://www.worldcat.org/title/what-does-bunny-see-a-book-of-colors-and-flowers/oclc/55633842

Parr, Todd.


El libro de la paz. Barcelona: Ediciones Serres, 2005. (T)


This is a fun book with vibrantly colored illustrations that discusses all the ways and places where people that can find peace, like hugging a friend.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/libro-de-la-paz/oclc/63698450

Parr, Todd.


The Peace Book. Barcelona: Ediciones Serres, 2005. (T)


This is a fun book with vibrantly colored illustrations that discusses all the ways and places where people that can find peace, like hugging a friend.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/peace-book/oclc/53001118

Parton, Dolly, and Judith Sutton.


Coat of Many Colors. New York: HarperCollins, 1994. (P+)


Although teased by her classmates, a young Tennessee girl values the winter coat quilted from scraps that her mother has made for her.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/coat-of-many-colors/oclc/28494064

Patent, Dorothy Henshaw.


Mystery of the Lascaux Cave. New York: Benchmark Books, 1998. (I, L)


A nonfiction book about the people and paintings of the earliest paintings discovered in the cave near Lascaux, France.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mystery-of-the-lascaux-cave/oclc/38125929

Peck, Jan.


Pirate Treasure Hunt! Gretna, LA: Pelican Pub., 2008. (P+)


This action story is an adaptation of "We're going on a bear hunt." Enjoy going on a treasure hunt with pirates who have outgoing personalities.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/pirate-treasure-hunt/oclc/212847929

Pellant, Chris, and Helen Pellant.


Rock Stars: Fossils. Pleasantville, N.Y.: Gareth Stevens Pub., 2009. (P+)


Part of an informational series on rocks of all kinds, this title features great photographs of actual fossils as well as advice for the budding fossil collector.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/fossils/oclc/222250914

Perkins, Al.


The Digging-est Dog. New York: Random House, 1967. (P)


In this early reader, once Dog learns that he is a natural digger, he doesn't want to stop.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/diggingest-dog/oclc/233549344

Pilegard, Virginia Walton.


The Emperor's Army. Gretna, LA: Pelican, 2010. (I)


After being forced to flee their homes, a farmer and his son observe a magnificent terra-cotta army being built in China.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/emperors-army/oclc/434613152

Platt, Richard.


Piratas. New York: DK Publishing., 2005. (I+)


This Eyewitness series book discusses pirates and includes wonderful photo illustrations about the history of pirates.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/piratas/oclc/62160893

Platt, Richard.


Pirate. New York: DK Publishing, 2007. (I+)


This Eyewitness series book discusses pirates and includes wonderful photo illustrations about the history of pirates.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/pirate/oclc/31331626

Platt, Richard.


Pirates of the Caribbean: Visual Guide. New York: DK Publishing, 2006. (I+)


This guide highlights exciting scenes from the second Pirates of the Caribbean movie, "Dead Man's Chest".


http://www.worldcat.org/title/disney-pirates-of-the-caribbean-the-visual-guide/oclc/224843496

Plourde, Lynn.


Dino Pets. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2007. (P)


This is an imaginative story about a boy who shops for a pet dinosaur. He soon discovers that he can't keep up with all his dinosaur pets and loses track of them.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dino-pets/oclc/71788811

Plowdon, Sally Harmon, and Tee Plowdon.


Turtle Tracks. Spartanburg, S.C.: Palmetto Conservation Foundation/PCF Press, 2001. (P+)


Two children watch as loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings make their way from their nest on a beach to the sea.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/turtle-tracks/oclc/46642091

Prelutsky, Jack, and Arnold Lobel.


Tyrannosaurus Was a Beast. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1992. (P-I) (TBP)


Prelutsky's wordplay highlights fourteen species of dinosaurs. Arnold Lobel's watercolor illustrations add to the fun.


http://www.amazon.com/Tyrannosaurus-Was-Beast-Jack-Prelutsky/dp/0688115691/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273118134&sr=1-1

Rathmann, Peggy.


Good Night Gorilla. New York: Putnam, 1993. (T-P)


Follow the zookeeper and his zoo animals on the loose, some in the zookeeper's bed.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/goodnight-gorilla/oclc/401236956

Ray, Deborah Kogan.


Dinosaur Mountain: Digging into the Jurassic Age. New York: Frances Foster Books/Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2010. (I)


In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, explorers and paleontologists raced to unearth and classify dinosaur bones. This is the true story of one geologist who searched for fossils on behalf of the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinosaur-mountain-digging-into-the-jurassic-age/oclc/232921816

Redmond, Shirley-Raye, and Simon Sullivan.


The Dog That Dug for Dinosaurs: a True Story. New York: Aladdin Paperbacks, 2004. (P-I)


Based on the true story, this early reader account tells of Tray, the dog that led Mary Anning to the discovery of a lifetime.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dog-that-dug-for-dinosaurs-a-true-story/oclc/52969988

Relf, Patricia.


A Dinosaur Named Sue: the Story of the Colossal Fossil: the World's Most Complete T-Rex. New York: Scholastic, 2000. (I+) (TBP)


This fascinating account follows Sue's skeleton from her discovery in South Dakota in 1990 to her unveiling at the Field Museum in Chicago in 2000. Along the way, readers see first-hand the many scientists who worked to learn about her and her environment as well as put together the puzzle that is Sue.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinosaur-named-sue-the-story-of-the-colossal-fossil-the-worlds-most-complete-t-rex/oclc/44162476

Rennert, Laura, and Marc Tolon Brown.


Buying, Training, and Caring for Your Dinosaur. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. (P-I)


Readers get advice on how to choose the right pet dino. Brown's gouache illustrations set a hilarious tone for the text.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/buying-training-caring-for-your-dinosaur/oclc/288932791

Rex, Michael.


You Can Do Anything, Daddy! New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2007. (P)


In this cross between The Runaway Bunny and Bionicles, Daddy promises to save his son from robot gorilla pirates from Mars. The son then reassures his daddy that he can take care of all the injuries Daddy incurred along the way.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/you-can-do-anything-daddy/oclc/67374900

Rinaldo, Denise.


Cities of the Dead: Finding Lost Civilizations. New York: Franklin Watts, 2008. (I+)


Part of the 24/7 Behind the Scenes series, this book explores how archeologists learn about lost civilizations.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/cities-of-the-dead-finding-lost-civilizations/oclc/70258855

Robinson, Elizabeth Keeler, and Bob McMahon.


Making Cents. Berkeley, Calif.: Tricycle Press, 2008.(P+)


In the context of a group of kids saving money to build a clubhouse, each monetary unit is shown with interesting facts and the value is described in terms of which supplies it will help them purchase.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/making-cents/oclc/124036255

Rockwell, Anne.


Good Morning Digger. New York: Viking, 2005. (P)


A little boy watches an excavator from the beginning stages of digging a simple hole, to the final stages of building a beautiful community center for all to enjoy.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/good-morning-digger/oclc/56068686

Rockwell, Anne.


One Bean. New York: Walker and Co., 1998. (P)


A little boy plants one bean and discovers that it was able to sprout leaves, flowers, and many more beans that he could eat.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/one-bean/oclc/37513115

Rogers, Paul and Emma Rogers.


Ruby's Dinnertime. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2002. (T)


Emma likes eating and playing with her food, making a mess until everyone finally realizes she wants to eat at the big table.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/rubys-dinnertime/oclc/47696376

Rollins, James.


Jake Ransom and the Skull King's Shadow. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2009. (I+) (TBP)


A middle school boy and his sister are magically transported to the prehistoric world of the Maya.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/jake-ransom-and-the-skull-kings-shadow/oclc/262883979

Rose, Sally, and Scott McDougall.


The Mix & Match Book of Bugs: Create 1000 Creepy-Crawly Creatures! New York: Little Simon, 2000. (P-I)


Rose's engineered book comes with drawings and labels for ten insects, with each drawing divided into three panels. Readers can mix and match head, body, and tail to create hundreds of bugs.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mix-match-book-of-bugs-create-1000-creepy-crawly-creatures/oclc/45839290

Ross, Kathy.


Crafts for Kids Who are Learning About Dinosaurs. Millbrook Press, 2008. (I, L) (TBP)


A dinosaur magnet is just one of many crafts in this book featuring dinosaur facts and fun crafts.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/crafts-for-kids-who-are-learning-about-dinosaurs/oclc/76967210

Ross, Kathy.


The Best Birthday Parties Ever: A Kid's Do-It-Yourself Guide. Brookfield, Conn: Millbrook Press, 1999. (I, L)


Party ideas and themes fill this guidebook for creating great parties.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/best-birthday-parties-ever-a-kids-do-it-yourself-guide/oclc/39384666

Ryder, Joanne, and Melissa Sweet.


A House By the Sea. New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1994. (P) OP


A delightful rhyming text tells of all the wonders of living in a little house by the sea. Watercolor illustrations bring the story to life.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/house-by-the-sea/oclc/28426657

Rylant, Cynthia.


Brownie & Pearl Step Out. Orlando: Harcourt, 2009. (T)


Brownie and her cat, Pearl, are invited to a birthday party where a shy Pearl hesitates to enter when Pearl goes through the kitty door. Inside, Brownie has fun after all with her friends.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/brownie-and-pearl-step-out/oclc/181730402

Sabuda, Robert, and Matthew Reinhart.


Dinosaurs: Encyclopedia Prehistorica. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2005. (P+)


Sabuda's genius leaps off the pages with each turn. Fragile yet fantastic, the intricate pop-ups include a T. Rex snout coming right at the reader and an Archeopteryx that seems about to fly off the page.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dinosaurs-encyclopedia-prehistorica/oclc/55474296

Sands, Emily.


The Egyptology Handbook: A Course in the Wonders of Egypt. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 2005. (I)


Filled with facts and interactive fun, this book purports to be the journal of an Egyptologist who mysteriously vanished on a voyage on the Nile in 1927.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/egyptology-handbook-a-course-in-the-wonders-of-egypt/oclc/60742159

Sayre, April Pulley, and Barbara Bash.


Dig, Wait, Listen: a Desert Toad's Tale. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2001. (P-I)


The life cycle of the spadefoot toad is told through onomatopoeia, announcing all the sounds the toad hears while waiting for the rain. Pencil, pen and ink, and watercolor illustrations juxtapose the dry desert with the rainy season.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dig-wait-listen-a-desert-toads-tale/oclc/44517967

Scamell, Ragnhild.


Ouch! Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2006. (T-I)


Animal friends try to help Hedgehog, who gets an apple and more stuck on her back, until Goat finally comes through.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ouch/oclc/61247098

Scandiffio,Laura.


Aztec: Kids @ the Crossroads. Toronto: Annick Press, 2009. (I)


A 12-year-old Aztec boy meets a stranger who has traveled across the ocean. At first he tries to befriend the man but soon becomes alarmed and tries to warn his people about the conquistador. Blog style facts add to the immediacy of the story.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/aztec/oclc/319497512

Scarry, Richard.


Richard Scarry's Find Your ABCs. New York Sterling Publishing Company, 2009. (T-P)


Go on a hunt and search for ABC's in this concept book.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/richard-scarrys-find-your-abcs/oclc/233028850

Schertle, Alice, and Barbara Lavallee.


All You Need for a Beach. Orlando: Silver Whistle/Harcourt, 2004. (P)


This rhyming text puts together all the things needed to make a beach fun, including "YOU." The watercolor and gouache illustrations tie it all together.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/all-you-need-for-a-beach/oclc/50960668

Schertle, Alice, and Earl B. Lewis.


Down the Road. San Diego: Browndeer Press, 1995. (P+) (TBP)


Hetty's parents offer their love and forgiveness when her errand of bringing the eggs home is ruined by the distraction of apple-picking.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/down-the-road/oclc/30029727

Schiller, Pam and Phipps, Pat.


The Complete Daily Curriculum for Early Childhood: Over 1200 Easy Activities to Support Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles. Beltsville, MD: Gryphon House, 2002. (L)


Themes and lessons targeted for children, ages 3-6.


http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=The+complete+daily+curriculum+for+early&qt=owc_search

Schiller, Pam and Rafael Lara-Alecio and Beverly J. Irby.


The Bilingual Book of Rhymes, Songs and Fingerplays. Beltsville, MD: Gryphon House, 2004. (L)


This resource offers a wide range of traditional songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and stories in Spanish and English.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bilingual-book-of-rhymes-songs-stories-and-fingerplays-el-libro-bilingue-de-rimas-canciones-cuentos-y-juegos/oclc/55518120

Seeger, Laura Vaccaro.


First the Egg. New Milford, CT: Roaring Brook Press, 2007. (T+)


This simple story shows the progressive stages of various things, such as first the egg then the chicken.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/first-the-egg/oclc/71842805

Seeger, Pete, and Linda S. Wingerter.


One Grain of Sand: a Lullaby. New York: Little, Brown, 2002. (P) OP


Pete Seeger's moving lullaby reminds us that, even though one grain of sand is so small, it has its place in the world, just as does "one little boy, one little girl…one little me, one little you."


http://www.worldcat.org/title/one-grain-of-sand-a-lullaby/oclc/45630094

Serafini, Frank.


Looking Closely Along the Shore. Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2008. (P-I)


Brilliant color photographs are at the heart of this delightful guessing game. Readers are asked to look closely at a small circle of photo and guess what it is; turn the page and the full photograph follows in a 1-1/2 page spread along with the answer.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/looking-closely-along-the-shore/oclc/124034563

Shah, Idries, and Jeff Jackson.


The Silly Chicken. Cambridge, Mass.: Hoopoe Books, 2000. (P+)


Townspeople react to the dire pronouncement of a chicken without further questioning.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/silly-chicken/oclc/42726044

Shah, Idries, and Natasha Delmar.


The Old Woman and the Eagle. Boston, Mass.: Hoopoe Books, 2003. (P+)


A woman who has never seen an eagle before stubbornly tries to force him into the shape of a pigeon until he escapes and puts himself right again.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/old-woman-and-the-eagle/oclc/49820987

Shah, Idries, and Rose May Santiago.


The Clever Boy and the Terrible, Dangerous Animal. Boston: Hoopoe Books, 2000. (T+)


An apprehensive village is slowly won over by the boy who shows them that the strange object they dread is in fact something positive, a tasty food source.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/clever-boy-and-the-terrible-dangerous-animal/oclc/42764440

Shah, Idries, and Rose May Santiago.


The Farmer's Wife. Cambridge, MA: Hoopoe Books, 1998. (T+)


The farmer's wife has dropped her apple into a hole, and exerts her efforts toward the world around her to get some help, but the help arrives from an unexpected direction.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/farmers-wife/oclc/36178531

Shannon, David.


How I Became a Pirate. San Diego: Harcourt, 2003. (P+)


Jeremy, a young boy, goes on an adventure with real pirates. He learns how to behave like a pirate but soon misses the comfort of being in his own home, especially at bedtime.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-i-became-a-pirate/oclc/52639867

Shannon, George, and Sam Williams.


Busy in the Garden. New York: Greenwillow Books, 2006. (P)


Watercolor illustrations highlight this collection of poems about gardening and planting.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/busy-in-the-garden/oclc/54206798

Shapiro, Karen Jo, and Judith DuFour Love.


I Must Go Down to the Beach Again and Other Poems. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge, 2007. (P-I)


Twenty-three parodies of famous poems include the title and poet of the original "with apologies" as well as endnotes on each of the famous poets misquoted.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/i-must-go-down-to-the-beach-again-and-other-poems/oclc/65340939

Shepard, Aaron, Alisher Dianov, and Wilhelm Hauff.


The Enchanted Storks: A Tale of Bagdad. New York: Clarion Books, 1995. (I) (TBP)


The Calif of Baghdad is tricked by a peddler in his treacherous brother's employ into purchasing a snuff box that turns him and his Vizier into storks.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/enchanted-storks-a-tale-of-bagdad/oclc/29388253

Shepard, Aaron, and Daniel San Souci.


The Gifts of Wali Dad. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1995. (P) (TBP)


Wali Dad is a plain man who takes the surplus of his earnings and makes a gift of it, which comes back again, resulting in a sequence of gift-giving that brings Wali Dad and his gift recipients together.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/gifts-of-wali-dad-a-tale-of-india-and-pakistan/oclc/30476002

Sherrow, Victoria.


National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Africa: Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Africa's Past. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2007. (I)


The complex history of ancient African cultures, including the Dogon of Mali, is explored.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/national-geographic-investigate-ancient-africa-archaeology-unlocks-the-secrets-of-africas-past/oclc/588907588

Shone, Rob.


Fantastic Fossils. New York: Rosen Central, 2008. (I, Y)


This graphic novel provides factual information about famous archaeologists and their famous finds, including the famous "Bone Wars" between Paleontologists Cope and Marsh.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/fantastic-fossils/oclc/85851542

Shulevitz, Uri.


How I Learned Geography. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2008. (P-I) (TBP)


After fleeing Warsaw with his family, Uri's father buys a map instead of bread, and Uri learns to travel the world in his living room.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-i-learned-geography/oclc/123766698

Sierra, Judy.


Fantastic Theater: Puppets and Plays for Young Performers and Young Audiences. [Bronx, NY]: H.W. Wilson Co., 1991 (L)


The scripts include puppet plays that are adapted from traditional rhymes, songs, poetry, and fables.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/fantastic-theater-puppets-and-plays-for-young-performers-and-young-audiences/oclc/22860312

Sierra, Judy.


Flannel Board Storytelling Book, second edition. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1997. (L)


This resource offers a variety of flannelboard stories to duplicate and present.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/flannel-board-storytelling-book/oclc/36954510

Simmons, Jane.


Together. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. (T-P)


Two dog friends—Mousse and Nut—met in the rain and became fast friends until they discover they don't like to do all of the same things. But, the sun soon shines again.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/together/oclc/70284419

Simon, Seymour, Nicole Fauteaux, and Doug Cushman.


Let's Try It Out With Towers and Bridges. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2003. (P+)


Learn science using activities with blocks, clay, cardboard, straws and paper to make stronger structures.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lets-try-it-out-with-towers-and-bridges-hands-on-early-learning-science-activities/oclc/46671028

Skurzynski, Gloria and Alane Ferguson.


Cliff-hanger: A Mystery in Mesa Verde National Park. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, 2007. (I) (TBP)


Jack and his younger sister accompany their parents to Mesa Verde where they become involved in a mystery. The park contains some of the oldest habitats in the Americas and the lives of the people who lived there, and subsequently abandoned the cliff dwellings, is itself a mystery.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/cliff-hanger-a-mystery-in-mesa-verde-national-park/oclc/124081175

Steinberg, Laya.


Thesaurus Rex. Cambridge, MA: Barefoot Books, 2003. (T-P)


Thesaurus Rex drinks milk, explores, plays in the mud and gets a scrub in the tub before getting wrapped up in bed in this story featuring lots of synonyms along with this dinosaur's fun.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/thesaurus-rex/oclc/52631903

Stevens, Janet.


The Great Fuzz Frenzy. Orlando: Harcourt, 2005. (T-I)


A tennis ball falls down a prairie dog hole and the prarie dog colony discovers all that fuzz.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/great-fuzz-frenzy/oclc/61432906

Stickland, Paul.


Ten Terrible Dinosaurs. New York: Puffin, 2002. (T-P)


Ten not-so-terrible dinosaurs stomp, romp and play in this countdown book.


http://www.amazon.com/Dinosaur-Roar-Picture-Puffins-Stickland/dp/0140568085/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273118287&sr=1-2

Stilton, Thea.


Thea Stilton and the Ghost of the Shipwreck. New York: Scholastic, 2010. (I)


Five mice dive to a haunted shipwreck in search of their missing teacher and find a long lost diamond.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/thea-stilton-and-the-ghost-of-the-shipwreck/oclc/429027370

Stilton, Thea.


Thea Stilton and the Secret City. New York: Scholastic, 2010. (I)


Thea and her friends head to Peru where the five mice climb the Andes and discover a treasure hidden in an Incan city.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/thea-stilton-and-the-secret-city/oclc/462913819

Stock, Catherine.


Where Are You Going, Manyoni? New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1993. (T+)


Manyoni is walking to her school, and her visual journey is filled with the animals and plants of Zimbabwe.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/where-are-you-going-manyoni/oclc/26589689

Stone, Rex.


Dinosaur Cove: Tracking the Diplodocus. New York: Scholastic, 2010. (I)


Two boys find a secret entrance that leads them to the prehistoric world of the dinosaurs. Part of the Dinosaur Cove series.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/tracking-the-diplodocus/oclc/503545326

Sweeney, Joan, and Annette Cable.


Me on the Map. New York: Crown, 1996. (P+)


Putting herself on the map, and suggesting that anyone could find their own place in the same way, a young girl uses simple drawings to expand her world from her room, street, town, state, etc. and then reverses her course back from the globe.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/me-on-the-map/oclc/32431901

Swinburne, Stephen R., and Bruce Hiscock.


Turtle Tide: the Ways of Sea Turtles. Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press, 2005. (P-I)


Readers follow the life cycle of a sea turtle from the mother laying her 100 eggs on the beach to the lone surviving hatchling, making its way through the ocean.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/turtle-tide-the-ways-of-sea-turtles/oclc/56012296

Tanaka, Shelley.


Mummies: The Newest Coolest and Creepiest from Around the World. Toronto, Ont: Madison Press, 2005. (I) (TBP)


Colorful and sometimes grizzly photographs accompany information about the latest mummies found in Chile, Thailand, and other areas of the world.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mummies-the-newest-coolest-creepiest-from-around-the-world/oclc/57452406

Tanaka, Shelley.


New Dinos: The Latest Finds! The Coolest Dinosaur Discoveries! New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2003. (I) (TBP)


Information about recent findings is provided along with dramatic illustrations.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/new-dinos-the-latest-finds-the-coolest-dinosaur-discoveries/oclc/50124983

Tankard, Jeremy.


Boo Hoo Bird. New York: Scholastic Press, 2009. (T-P)


Bird gets "bonked" in the head in a game of catch and a whole gang of friends tries to make him feel better until, finally, he's ready to play again.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/boo-hoo-bird/oclc/183179439

Thimmesh, Catherine.


Lucy Long Ago: Uncovering the Mystery of Where We Came From. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009. (I) (TBP)


The discovery of fossilized remains in Ethiopia changed what we know about human evolution. The book traces the discovery and explores how scientists put the bones together and what they learned about one of our oldest ancestors.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lucy-long-ago-uncovering-the-mystery-of-where-we-came-from/oclc/245535687

Todd, Emma.


Dogs Colorful Day. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2001. (P)


Dog starts his day with one color on his ear. At the end of the day, dog is covered with spots of various colors from being out and having fun.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dogs-colorful-day-a-messy-story-about-colors-and-counting/oclc/46401267

Tofts, Hannah.


Una Sandia bien Fria. Milwaukee, WI: Gareth Stevens Pub., 2007 (T+)


This counting book includes colorful photos of fruits and vegetables to count.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/sandia-bien-fria/oclc/71350554

Tucker, Kathy, and Nadine Bernard Westcott.


Do Pirates Take Baths? Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Co., 1997. (P-I) (TBP)


Short silly poems answer a number of Pirate FAQ. Cartoon-like illustrations make this a fun read.


http://www.amazon.com/Pirates-Take-Baths-Kathy-Tucker/dp/080751697X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1273197336&sr=1-1

Van Fleet, Matthew.


Dog. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2007. (P)


This pull-tab and lift-the-flap book includes actual photos of various dogs that display their carefree and fun personalities.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dog/oclc/81150416

Venezia, Mike.


Mary Leakey: Archaeologist Who Really Dug Her Work. New York: Children's Press, 2009. (I)


With Venezia's trademark illustrations, readers explore the life and career of a famous archeologist.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mary-leakey-archaeologist-who-really-dug-her-work/oclc/232786293

Voelkel, J&P.


The Jaguar Stones: Book One. Hanover, NH: Smith & Sons, 2007. (I-Y)


Fourteen-year-old Max is looking forward to a family vacation when his parents, both archaeologists and Maya experts, announce a change in plan that takes Max to a remote Mayan ruin.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/jaguar-stones-book-one-middleworld/oclc/154779045

Walker, Sally M.


Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books, 2009. (I)


Forensic scientists explore history through bones recovered from Colonial Virginia and Maryland.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/written-in-bone-buried-lives-of-jamestown-and-colonial-maryland/oclc/86090402

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth.


Rabbit's Bedtime. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999. (T)


At bedtime, rabbit thinks about all the many good things that happened during the day.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/rabbits-bedtime/oclc/40453114

Wallace, Nancy Elizabeth.


Shells! Shells! Shells! Tarrytown, N.Y.: Marshall Cavendish Children, 2007. (T-P)


Buddy Bear and his mama spend the day at the beach searching for shells. The meticulous cut paper illustrations include actual photographs of the various kinds of shells one might find on a beach.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/shells-shells-shells/oclc/69027580

Walsh, Melanie.


Do Donkeys Dance? Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2000. (T)


Through questions and answers, children learn about movements of animals and insects in this simple, silly and bright book for toddlers.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/do-donkeys-dance/oclc/42296071

Walters, Virginia, and S.D. Schindler.


Are We There Yet, Daddy? New York: Viking, 1999. (P+)


With the use of maps and counting skills to measure the distance to Grandma's house, a young boy navigates a 100-mile car trip with his dog and dad.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/are-we-there-yet-daddy/oclc/37268263

Ward, Jennifer.


Over In The Garden. Flagstaff, AZ: Rising Moon, 2002. (T-I)


Over in the garden are lots of different bugs—from one to ten, in fact—in this rhyming book written to the traditional tune of "Over in the Meadow."


http://www.worldcat.org/title/over-in-the-garden/oclc/46713088

Waring, Richard.


La gallina hambrienta. Barcelona: Ed. Juventud, 2003. (T+)


A sneaky fox watches and waits to capture his prey. As each day passes, the chicken grows bigger and bigger. When fox finally decides to make his move, it's too late; the chicken has now outgrown the fox.


http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=la+gallina+hambrienta&qt=results_page

Warren, Jean.


Storytime Theme-a-Saurus: The Great Big Book of Storytime Teaching Themes. Everett, WA: Warren Publishing House, 1993. (L)


Storytime themes with songs and fingerplays are provided in this resource for educators and librarians.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/storytime-theme-a-saurus-the-great-big-book-of-storytime-teaching-themes/oclc/27786615

Watt, Fiona.


Este no es mi tractor: tiene el motor ondulado. Tulsa, Okla. USA: EDC Pub., 2002. (T+)


This board book includes textured pages for children to touch as they learn the various parts of a tractor.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/este-no-es-mi-tractor-tiene-el-motor-ondulado/oclc/50212862

Weitzman, David.


Pharaoh's Boat. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.


With striking illustrations, Weitzman shows how a great boat was built that would ferry the pharaoh into the next world.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/pharaohs-boat/oclc/253837693

Wellington, Monica.


Zinnia's Flower Garden. New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2005. (P+)


Zinnia has fun planting seeds and watching the flowers grow. Once the flowers bloom, she sells them and replants seeds for the next year's new blooms.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/zinnias-flower-garden/oclc/56111607

Wells, Robert E.


¿Bebio un dinosaurio de esta agua? Barcelona: Editorial Juventud, 2007. (P+)


This book discusses the science of how some molecules that are found in water may have some connection with ancient dinosaur watering holes.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bebio-un-dinosaurio-de-esta-agua/oclc/148027325

Whitehouse, Patricia.


¿Que puede excavar? Chicago, Ill.: Heinemann Library, 2004. (P)


This book displays excavating machines working and digging up soil.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/que-puede-excavar/oclc/53998564

Whitford, Rebecca.


Sleepy Little Yoga. Henry Holt and Company, 2007. (T)


Yoga Baby strikes different yoga poses resembling animals from bats to porcupines until sleep comes. The book explains the yoga poses presented along with photographs of children demonstrating them.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/sleepy-little-yoga/oclc/65187319

Wiesner, David.


Flotsam. New York: Clarion Books, 2006. (P-I)


In this wordless Caldecott Medal winner, a boy finds a camera at the beach and discovers an incredible world beneath the waves.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/flotsam/oclc/71000114

Willems, Mo.


Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2006. (P)


In Mo Willems' signature style, this is the tale of Edwina, who is convinced by the local scholar that she is extinct.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/edwina-the-dinosaur-who-didnt-know-she-was-extinct/oclc/70597027

Williams, Rozanne Lanczak.


The Coin Counting Book. Watertown, Mass.: Charlesbridge, 2001. (P+)


Rhyming verses and visual groupings of coins help readers to learn money counting skills.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/coin-counting-book/oclc/45270714

Wilson, Carma.


Bear's New Friend. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2006 (T)


Bear tries to discover who is hiding. All his animal friends join in the fun and find a new friend who is a little shy.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bears-new-friend/oclc/54816867

Wilson, Karma.


Hilda Must Be Dancing. New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2004. (T-P)


Hilda is a hippo who loves dancing, but creates too much noise for the other animals until she tries dancing in the water.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/hilda-must-be-dancing/oclc/50960623

Wilson-Max, Ken.


Max Loves Sunflowers. New York: Hyperion Books, 1999. (T)


A popup book shows Max planting a seed and caring for it until a sunflower appears.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/max-loves-sunflowers/oclc/39892653

Winskill, John.


Amigos en la Selva. New York: Random House, 2003. (T+)


Mowgli enjoys having fun playing with all his friends in the jungle.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/amigos-en-la-selva/oclc/50124992

Winter, Jeanette.


Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan. New York: Beach Lane Books, 2009. (P+)


Nasreen pulls away from the world after losing her parents to the Taliban, but blossoms again after her grandmother risks taking her to a secret school for girls.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/nasreens-secret-school-a-true-story-from-afghanistan/oclc/311763793

Wisnieski, David.


Sundiata: Lion King of Mali. New York: Clarion Books, 1992. (P-I)


Cut paper illustrations highlight the story of a young boy who overcame hardships to become the king of Mali.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/sundiata-lion-king-of-mali/oclc/24211409

Wyatt, Valerie.


Who Discovered America? Toronto: Kids Can Press, 2008. (I) ) (TBP)


While it's popular to think that Columbus discovered America, Wyatt offers information about the various other explorers who may have actually been here first.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/who-discovered-america/oclc/174138587

Ye, Ting-xing.


The Chinese Thought of It. Toronto: Annick Press, 2009. (I)


Amazing inventions and ideas that were first thought of by the Chinese are described.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/chinese-thought-of-it-amazing-inventions-and-innovations/oclc/319497919

Yolen, Jane.


¿Como comen los dinosaurios? New York: Scholastic, 2005. (P)


Dinosaurs behave badly when it's time to eat their food. At the end of the story, a dinosaur shows the correct way to eat his food using good manners.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/como-comen-los-dinosaurios/oclc/62459540

Yolen, Jane.


¿Como se curan los dinosaurios? New York: Scholastic, 2003. (P)


Dinosaurs display childish and disagreeable behavior when they are sick. They spit out their medicine and throw tissues on the floor. At the end of this story, well-behaved dinosaurs display good behavior so they can get well soon.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/como-se-curan-los-dinosaurios/oclc/53994103

Yolen, Jane.


How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? New York: The Blue Sky Press, 2005. (T-I)


Dinosaurs share messes and manners as children learn how dinosaurs eat their food.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-do-dinosaurs-eat-their-food/oclc/163920183?referer=di&ht=edition

Yolen, Jane.


How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon? New York: Blue Sky Press, 2003. (P)


Dinosaurs display childish and disagreeable behavior when they are sick. They spit out their medicine and throw tissues on the floor. At the end of this story, well-behaved dinosaurs display good behavior so they can get well soon.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-do-dinosaurs-get-well-soon/oclc/49760586

Yorinks, Adrienne, and Jeanette Larson.


Quilt of States: Piecing Together America. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2005. (I)


Quilted maps of each state illustrate this book, which tells the story of each statehood as it was created and how the shape of the United States changed through historical events.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/quilt-of-states/oclc/56730305

Ziefert, Harriet.


Beach Party! Maplewood, NJ: Blue Apple Books, 2005. (T-P)


Brightly colored illustrations of sea creatures combing on the beach are just part of the fun of this picture book featuring a beach party.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/beach-party/oclc/57711890

Zimmerman, Andrea and David Clemesha Griffing, and Marc Rosenthal.


Dig! Orlando: Harcourt, 2004. (P)


Readers count the jobs all over town as Mr. Rally and his dog Lightning dig all day with a backhoe.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dig/oclc/51923882

Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner.


Finding the First T-Rex. New York: Random House, 2008. (I)


This Stepping Stone book provides an easy-to-read look at the life of Barnum Brown, an early dinosaur hunter, and explains how he discovered the first T-Rex skeleton for the American Museum of Natural History.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/finding-the-first-t-rex/oclc/153598612

Audio Recordings

A Child's Celebration of Rock 'n' Roll. Redway, CA, Music for Little People: 1996. (P-I)


Sing and dance to popular rock and roll songs.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/childs-celebration-of-rock-n-roll/oclc/34458979

Barner, Bob.


Dem Bones. New York, Weston Woods/Scholastic, 2003. (P-I)


Barner illustrates this traditional song in a style reminiscent of El Dia de los Muertes, or Day of the Dead. The accompanying disc includes both the audiobook and an up-tempo rendition of the song.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dem-bones/oclc/61522914?referer=di&ht=edition

Feldman, Jean R.


Dr. Jean Sings Silly Songs. Tampa, FL: Progressive Music Studios, 1999. (T-P)


Silly songs from Dr. Jean include "Over in the Meadow" and "Pepperoni Pizza."


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dr-jean-sings-silly-songs/oclc/43948498

Fink, Cathy.


Bon Appetit! Cambridge, MA: Rounder Kids, 2003. (T-P)


Fun songs about healthy eating are introduced in this recording.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bon-appetit-musical-food-fun/oclc/52571910

Ford, Michael and Boynton, Sandra.


Rhinocerous Tap. New York: Workman Pub., 2004. (P-I)


This CD includes funny songs, including "Horns to Toes" and "Dinosaur Round," and accompanies a book with lyrics and illustrations.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/rhinoceros-tap/oclc/54529167

Gill, Jim.


Jim Gill Makes It Noisy in Boise, Idaho. Chicago, IL: Jim Gill Music, 1995. (T-I)


"Stick to the Glue" and "List of Dances" are among these fun songs from Jim Gill.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/jim-gill-makes-it-noisy-in-boise-idaho/oclc/34585946

Irving, Washington.


Rabbit Ears American Tall Tales. Vol. 1, New York: Random House/ Listening Library: 2006.


This collection includes Rip Van Winkle read by Anjelica Huston.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/rabbit-ears-american-tall-tales-vol-1/oclc/71354852

Irving, Washington.


Rabbit Ears Holiday Stories, Vol. 1. New York: Random House/Listening Library: 2007. (I)


Read by Glenn Close, this collection includes the colonial American story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/rabbit-ears-holiday-stories-vol-1-squanto-and-the-first-thanksgiving-the-legend-of-sleepy-hollow/oclc/132688389

Jenkins, Ella.


Multicultural Songs for Children. Washington, DC, Smithsonian Folkways: 1995. (P-I)


23 songs from a variety of countries are collected here.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/multi-cultural-childrens-songs/oclc/33888246

Kidzup.


Rock-a-Tot. Canada: Kidzup, 1996. (T)


"I've Got the Runny Nose Blues" and "I Wish I Had A Pet" are included in this collection of songs for toddlers.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/rock-a-tot/oclc/36153620

Lightfoot, Gordon.


Complete Greatest Hits. Los Angeles, CA, Rhino: 2002. (I+)


The best songs of Gordon Lightfoot include "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald."


http://www.worldcat.org/title/complete-greatest-hits/oclc/49544377

Music for Little People.


Catch A Wave: Beach Songs for Kids. Redway, CA: Music for Little People, 2000. (P-I)


Children sing songs made famous by the Beach Boys on this CD.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/catch-a-wave-beach-songs-for-kids/oclc/44261090

Music, Movement & Magination.


Cool Creatures. Chandler, AZ, Music, Movement & Magination: 2007. (P-I)


Dance to "Dinosaur Tango" and other songs about cool critters.

Nakai, R. Carlos.


Canyon Trilogy: Native American Flute Music. Phoenix, AZ, Canyon: 1989. (I+)


Native American music is played by a master performer.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/canyon-trilogy/oclc/22272287

Orozco, José-Luis.


Canto y cuento, Vol. 13. Berkeley, CA: Arcoiris Records, p2000. (T-P)


This recordings offers fun upbeat bilingual and Spanish songs for toddlers and preschoolers.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lirica-infantil-vol-13-canto-y-cuento/oclc/149739765

Orozco, José-Luis.


Lírica infantile, Vol. 13: Canto y Cuento. Berkeley, CA: Arcoiris Records, p2000. (T-P)


This recording includes fun movement song that engages children to use coordination skills.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lirica-infantil-vol-13-canto-y-cuento/oclc/149739765

Orozco, José-Luis.


Lirica infantil ,Vol. 9: De Colores. Berkeley, CA: Arcoiris Records, c1994, 1995. (T-P)


Move and jump with these fun action songs presented in Spanish.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lirica-infantil-vol-9-de-colores/oclc/149739735

Orozco, José-Luis.


Lirica infantil ,Volumen 12 Diez Deditos. Berkeley, CA: Arcoiris Records, p1993. (T-P)


Fun traditional children's songs are translated into Spanish on this recording.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/diez-deditos-v-12-ten-little-fingers-other-play-rhymes-and-action-songs-from-latin-america/oclc/56828101

Orozco, José-Luis.


Lirica infantil, Volumen 5. Berkeley, CA: Arcoiris Records, p1995. (T-P)


This recording features action and movement songs in Spanish for toddlers and preschools.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/lirica-infantil-vol-5-letras-numeros-y-colores/oclc/34739147

Putumayo World Music.


Latin Playground. New York, Putumayo World Music: 2006. (P-I)


Music and activities from Latin American countries are provided on this recording.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/latin-playground/oclc/318652195

Sierra, Judy.


Ballyhoo Bay. New York, Scholastic: 2010. (P-I)


This audiobook tells the fictional tale of Mira Bella's art students, who rally to protect their bay and beach.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ballyhoo-bay/oclc/606926425

Sutherland, Tui.


Pirates of the Caribbean: at worlds end: Story book and CD. New York : Disney Enterprises, 2007. (I)


Action packed story recording that include infamous pirates such as Captain Jack Sparrow.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/pirates-of-the-caribbean-at-worlds-end-storybook-and-cd/oclc/179807368

The Dino 5.


The Dino 5. [S.l.]: Baby Loves Everything, 2008. (T-P)


This recording includes a variety of dinosaur songs with a new age beat.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/dino-5/oclc/212626258

Walt Disney.


Pirates of the Caribbean: Swashbuckling Sea Songs. Walt Disney Records, 2007. (P-I)


This recording includes many traditional pirate songs.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/pirates-of-the-caribbean-swashbuckling-sea-songs/oclc/79660012

Westphall, Dennis and Ostrow, Leib.


Most Amazing Dinosaur Songs. Redway, CA: Music for Little People: 2004. (P-I)


"ABCsaurs" and "Ten Little Dinos" are just two dinosaur songs from this CD collection of prehistoric fun.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/most-amazing-dinosaur-songs/oclc/55769455

Yxayotl, Xavier Quijas.


Mayan Ancestral Music. Mission Viejo, CA, Mystical Musical Offerings: 2005. (I+)


Authentic Mayan instruments are played by a well-known Mayan artist.

Yxayotl, Xavier Quijas.


Singing Earth. Phoenix, AZ, Canyon Records: 2001. (I+)


Listen to the mysterious sounds of the Aztec and Mayans played on authentic instruments.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/singing-earth/oclc/50414686

DVDs/Films

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea


New York, ReadSpeak: 2000. (48 minutes) (I+)


Several versions of Jules Verne's popular novel have been filmed. This version uses a special captioning effect that mimics graphic novels.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/20000-leagues-under-the-sea/oclc/48447917

Adventurepatrol: Totally Rocks


United States, Big Bright World: 2005. (35 minutes) (I-Y)


A group of kids explore the Red Rocks area of Utah and learn about Native America art and culture.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/adventure-patrol-totally-rocks/oclc/62500298

The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad


Burbank, Calif, Walt Disney Home Video: 1999. (68 minutes) (I)


This classic Disney collection includes "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."


http://www.worldcat.org/title/adventures-of-ichabod-and-mr-toad/oclc/45129834

The Adventures of Walker and Ping Ping: The Great Wall


New York, NY, Little Emperor LLC: 2008. (25 minutes) (P-I)


Walker and his dog, Ping Ping, set out to find three symbols of China along the Great Wall. Along the way they learn a lot about Chinese culture and history.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/adventures-of-walker-and-ping-ping-episode-1-the-great-wall/oclc/247456951

Ancient Africa


Wynnewood, Pa, Schlessinger Media: 2004. (23 minutes) (I)


A young archeologist unlocks the secrets of ancient Africa and the Great Zimbabwe ruins.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ancient-africa/oclc/56881348

Ancient Aztec Empire


Wynnewood, PA, Schlessinger Media: 2004. (19 minutes) (I)


Part of the Ancient Civilizations for Children series, this film takes viewers back in time from present-day Mexico City to the Aztec empire.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ancient-aztec-empire/oclc/62471224

Atlantis: New Revelations


New York, NY, A & E Television Networks: 2007 (100 minutes) (I+)


This episode of Josh Bernstein's Digging for the Truth looks at new information uncovered about the fabled city in the sea.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/atlantis-new-revelations/oclc/649840612

Bizarre Dinosaurs


Washington, DC, National Geographic: 2010. (50 minutes) (I+)


World renowned paleontologists show off some of the world's most unusual dinosaurs and explain why they look the way they do.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/bizarre-dinosaurs/oclc/503006121

Blue's Clues Shapes and Colors.


Hollywood, Ca.: Paramount: 2003. (96 minutes) (T-P)


Join Blue as she solves a mystery involving shapes and colors.


http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/56726396

Calypso's Search for Atlantis: Jacques Cousteau Odyssey 8


Burbank, CA, Warner Home Video: 1986. (117 minutes) (I+)


Dive into the Aegean Sea to find the lost city of Atlantis.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/calypsos-search-for-atlantis/oclc/14370811

Cave Painter of Lascaux.


Glenview, IL, Crystal Productions: 2007. (8 minutes) (I)


While on a school field trip a young girl discovers the secrets of the cave art in Lascaux, France.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/cave-painter-of-lascaux/oclc/190702301

Digging for the Truth: The Real Temple of Doom


New York, NY, A & E Television Networks: 2006. (50 minutes) (I+)


Explorer Josh Bernstein searches for the truth about a civilization that lived thousands of years before the Incas in Peru and investigates a real temple of doom that is more than 2,500 years old.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/digging-for-the-truth-the-real-temple-of-doom/oclc/64034466

Digging Up Dinosaurs


Baltimore, MD, GPN Educational Media: 2008. (30 minutes) (P-I)


This episode of Reading Rainbow includes a reading of Digging Up Dinosaurs and a visit to Dinosaur National Monument.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/digging-up-dinosaurs/oclc/460938559

Digging Up Dinosaurs


Baltimore, MD: GPN Educational Media. (30 minutes) (T-E)


Aliki narrates his book "Digging Up Dinosaurs," and LaVar Burton, from the PBS Reading Rainbow series, explores dinosaurs, fossils, and those who study them.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/digging-up-dinosaurs/oclc/460938559

Digging up Dinosaurs/Reading Rainbow; 6


Lincoln, Neb. : Distributed by GPN Educational Media, c2003.( 30 min) (P+)


Learn and discover about the mysteries of dinosaurs.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/digging-up-dinosaurs/oclc/14247976

Gods and Heroes of Greece and Rome.


Huntsville, Tex, Educational Video Network: 2004. (42 minutes) (I)


This video discusses the relationships between various gods and goddesses.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/gods-and-heroes-of-greece-and-rome/oclc/61171591

Hercules


Burbank, Calif., Walt Disney Home Video: 1999. (93 minutes) (I+)


Disney adapts the classic Greek myth and adds music.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/hercules/oclc/45849110

I Stink!--And More Stories On Wheels


Weston, Conn: Weston Woods Studios. (66 minutes) (T-E)


A collection of stories, including those involving trash, with "I Stink!" and "Trashy Town" kicking off this video.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/i-stink-and-more-stories-on-wheels/oclc/319891589

Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs


Beverly Hills, Calif., 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment: 2009. (93 minutes) (P+)


Continuing the animated feature film series, Sid, the sloth attempts to adopt three dinosaur eggs and is instead abducted by the dinosaur mother.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/ice-age-dawn-of-the-dinosaurs/oclc/435619047

The Iceman Cometh


Burlington, VT, A&E Home Video: 2006. (50 minutes) (I+)


This episode of Digging for the Truth, available as part of the complete Season 1 collection, brings explorer Josh Bernstein to Austria to investigate the finding of a 5,000 year-old mummy.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/digging-for-the-truth-the-complete-season-1/oclc/71003716

Machu Picchu: Lost City of the Inca


New York, NY, A&E Home Video: 2007. (50 minutes) (I+)


Explorer Josh Bernstein unravels the mysteries behind Machu Picchu, a city "lost" until 1911 when it was rediscovered.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/machu-picchu-lost-city-of-the-inca/oclc/123087955

Mummies Made in Egypt


Lincoln, NE., GPN Educational Media: 2004. (30 minutes) (P-I)


This episode of Reading Rainbow includes a reading of Aliki's Mummies Made in Egypt and a visit to a museum where research and restoration work is being performed.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mummies-made-in-egypt/oclc/56029014

The Mummy


Universal City, CA, Universal: 2004. (73 minutes) (I+)


Starring Lon Chaney Jr. and Boris Karloff, an ancient mummy is brought back to life when an archeological site is disturbed in this classic chiller.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/mummy-the-legacy-collection/oclc/466293251

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief


United States, 20th Century Fox: 2010. (120 minutes) (I+)


Based on Rick Riordon's bestselling novel, this is the story of a demi-god, the son of Poseidon and a mortal woman.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/percy-jackson-the-olympians-the-lightning-thief/oclc/607365611

Plimoth Plantation


Glastonbury, CT, VideoTours: 1989. (23 minutes) (I)


Take a video tour through 17th century life.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/plimoth-plantation/oclc/20902343

Pompeii Secrets Revealed


Burlington, VT, A&E Home Video: 2009. (50 minutes) (I+)


Explorer Josh Bernstein travels to Pompeii to explore the secrets of this city destroyed by a volcano.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/digging-for-the-truth/oclc/124060067

Seashores Surprise


Lincoln, NE: Distributed by GPN Educational Media, 2007. (30 minutes) (P-I)


This Reading Rainbow episode features the title book by Rose Wyler as well as exploration of the shoreline with LeVar Burton, a talk with a naturalist, and three additional book reviews.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/seashore-surprises/oclc/244444697

Secrets of the Nasca Lines


New York, A&E: 2005. (50 minutes) (I+)


Josh Bernstein explores the mysteries of these mysterious lines in Peru, visible only from the air.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/secrets-of-the-nasca-lines/oclc/60543601

SpongeBob SquarePants: Viking-Sized Adventure


Hollywood, CA, Paramount Pictures: 2010. (88 minutes) (P-I)


The underwater character has eight adventures, including one with the Vikings.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/spongebob-squarepants-viking-sized-adventures/oclc/477407781

Travel with Kids: Mexico


Phoenix, Ariz., Equator Creative Media: 2006. (80 minutes) (I)


The Roberts family discovers the rich Mayan culture along the Yucatan peninsula.


http://www.worldcat.org/title/travel-with-kids-mexico-the-yucatan-mayan-riviera/oclc/123088052

 



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