Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.
JULIUS by Johnson, Angela; illustrated by Dav Pilkey
Maya's grandfather brings her a pig from Alaska and the two of them learn about fun and sharing together.
KITTEN’S FIRST FULL MOON by Henkes, Kevin
When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.
LILLY’S PURPLE PLASTIC PURSE by Kevin, Henkes
Lilly loves everything about school, especially her teacher, but when he asks her to wait a while before showing her new purse, she does something for which she is very sorry later.
THE LINE-UP BOOK
Sam lines up blocks, books, boots, cars, and other objects, all the way from his room to his mother in the kitchen.
THE LITTLE RED HEN: AN OLD STORY
A retelling of the traditional tale about the little red hen whose lazy friends are unwilling to help her plant, harvest, or grind the wheat into flour, but all are willing to help her eat the bread that she makes from it.
LON PO PO: A RED RIDING HOOD STORY FROM CHINA
Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.
LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE
The helpful, happy crocodile living on East 88th St. causes a neighborhood feud.
MABELA THE CLEVER
An African folktale about a mouse who pays close attention to her surroundings and avoids being tricked by the cat.
MACHINES AT WORK
During a busy day at the construction site, the workers use a variety of machines to knock down a building and begin constructing a new one.