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JE BANCITY CAT
An easy-to-read book about a globe-trotting cat that crosses paths with a vacationing family in the great cities of Europe. Includes facts about the cities.
Kate Banks
JE BINZ IS FOR MOOSE
Moose is terribly eager to play his part in Zebra's alphabet book, but when his letter passes him by, Moose behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him.
Kelly Bingham
JE BRECINDERS : A Chicken Cinderella
Cinders, the most picked upon hen in the flock, becomes the most loved by Prince Cockerel when she arrives at his ball looking so beautiful that even her bossy sisters do not recognize her.
Jan Brett
JE BROMR. TIGER GOES WILD
Bored with city life and the proper behavior it requires, Mr. Tiger has a wild idea that leads him to discover his true nature.
Peter Brown
JE BURMOUSE & LION : Aesop Retold
Presents an adaptation of Aesop's classic tale about an unlikely friendship between a mouse and a lion in which an act of mercy proves to be a lifesaving gesture.
Rand Burkert
JE CHATHE BEAR'S SONG
Papa Bear wakes up to find his son missing, and his search leads him to an opera house and a command performance.
Benjamin Chaud
JE COOTRAIN
Board a commuter train in New York, then follow the journey west and see the stations, the scenery, the different types of trains, and all the people who travel and work on the railroad system.
Elisha Cooper
JE DAYTHE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT
When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.
Drew Daywalt
JE FALOLIVIA AND THE FAIRY PRINCESSES
Olivia is having an identity crisis! There are too many ruffly, sparkly princesses around these days, and Olivia has had quite enough. She needs to stand out! She has to be special! What will she be?
Ian Falconer
JE FEINO GO SLEEP!
A baby does not want to go to sleep, even as everything else around her wishes her a good night.
Kate Feiffer
JE FOGAND THEN IT'S SPRING
Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.
Julie Fogliano
JE GIBCATCHING KISSES
A journey of the heart follows a handful of kisses as it travels throughout the United States from San Francisco and New Orleans to New York City.
Amy Gibson
JE GRETOYS IN SPACE
A group of toys, left out at night for the first time, begins to be afraid but the WonderDoll distracts them by weaving a story of lost toys, space travel, and a strange alien.
Mini Grey
JE KASSILLY GOOSE'S BIG STORY
Silly Goose tells wonderful stories that lead to great adventures, but soon after his friends complain that he always gets to play the hero, Silly Goose learns that his friends can be truly heroic.
Keiko Kasza
JE LIOFISH IS FISH
When his friend, the tadpole, becomes a frog and leaves the pond to explore the world, the little fish decides that maybe he doesn't have to remain in the pond either.
Leo Lionni
JE BAREXTRA YARN
With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.
Mac Barnett
JE PINTHE TORTOISE & THE HARE
Illustrations and minimal text relate the familiar fable of the race between a slow tortoise and a quick but foolish hare.
Jerry Pinkney
JE ROBWHALE SHINES
Encouraged by his sidekicks, the glow-in-the-dark plankton, a self-doubting whale learns that anyone can be an artist and everyone has something unique to contribute.
Fiona Robinson
JE ROCBLACKOUT
When a busy family's activities come to a halt because of a blackout, they find they enjoy spending time together and not being too busy for once.
John Rocco
JE SCHLIFETIME : The Amazing Numbers in Animal Lives
A counting primer combines contrasting illustrations with animal facts that invite young children to count a woodpecker's thirty roosting holes, a giraffe's two hundred spots, and one thousand baby seahorses.
Lola M. Schaefer
JE SENBUMBLE-ARDY
Bumble-ardy, a mischievous pig who has never had a birthday party, invites all his friends to a masquerade that quickly gets out of hand.
Maurice Sendak
JE SIEWILD ABOUT BOOKS
A librarian named Mavis McGrew introduces the animals in the zoo to the joy of reading when she drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake.
Judy Sierra
JE STEA SICK DAY FOR AMOS McGEE
Zookeeper Amos McGee, who is adored by all the animals, gets some unexpected guests while home sick one day.
Philip Stead
JE WELHANDS OFF, HARRY!
Harry has trouble keeping his hands off his classmates until Tina thinks of the perfect piece of gym equipment to teach him about personal space.
Rosemary Wells
JE WILGOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE DINOSAURS
When three hungry dinosaurs lay a trap hoping to catch something to eat, Goldilocks who never listens to warnings, walks into their house and springs the trap.
Mo Willems
JE YOUHOOK
A chick hatched by hens turns out to be an eaglet who must get help from a boy in learning how to fly.
Ed Young