|Abbott||Who's on First?|
This retelling of the classic comedy routine features a bear and a rabbit trying to determine the player covering each base. Especially fun for two readers!
|Averbeck||The Market Bowl|
Yoyo has to make amends when she offends the Great Spirit of the Market by asking too high a price for her bitterleaf stew.
|Barnett||Chloe and the Lion|
Mac, the author, fires Adam, the illustrator, over their artistic differences about Chloe, the main character of their book.
|Davies||Don't Spill the Milk!|
Penda gets a surprise when she arrives at her destination after a long journey to deliver her father's lunch.
|Daywalt||The 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.
|Dormer||The Obstinate Pen|
Uncle Flood is very pleased with his new pen until he tries to write with it and finds that it writes only what it wants to.
|Emmett||The Princess and the Pig|
When a new baby princess accidentally changes places with a piglet, both of their lives are forever changed.
|Harley||Lost and Found|
Justin loses the hat his grandmother made for him and must talk to Mr. Rumkowsky, the gruff old custodian in charge of the Lost and Found.
|Jahanforuz||The Girl with a Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran|
After showing kindness to a strange old woman, Shiraz receives the gift of beauty but her lazy and unkind stepsister suffers a less pleasant fate.
When Floyd's kite gets stuck in a tree, he tries to knock it down with increasingly larger and more outrageous things.
|Katz||Don't Say That Word!|
Michael's rhyming description of his day at school has his mother repeatedly interrupting to prevent him from saying impolite words.
|Knudsen||Big Mean Mike|
Mike is the toughest dog in the neighborhood until tiny, fuzzy bunnies show up in his car, threatening his reputation.
|McDonnell||The Monsters' Monster|
Three monsters argue over who is the "biggest and baddest" until they build a monster together that turns out to be very different than what they expect.
|O'Malley||Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude|
Cooperatively writing a fairy tale for school, a girl imagines a beautiful princess while her boy partner wants to write about a muscular biker.
|Offill||11 Experiments That Failed|
A young scientist tries a series of wacky experiments and then must suffer the consequences when her experiments go awry.
A lion, a great white shark, and a timber wolf form a support group for carnivores.
Shares illustrated clues and alphanumeric combinations that substitute numbers for letters with the same sound.
|Scillian||Memoirs of a Goldfish|
A goldfish gives a personal account of his experiences while swimming around his bowl.
|Van Dusen||If I Built a House|
Jack describes the kind of house he would build--one with a racetrack, a flying room, and a gigantic slide.
|JE Van Dusen|
|Yankovic||My New Teacher and Me|
On the first day of school, the imaginative and energetic Billy clashes with a somber new teacher who will not believe his fanciful tales.
|Coy||Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball|
How James Naismith invented the game of basketball in 1891 using a soccer ball and a couple of old peach baskets.
|Levine||Forgive Me, I Meant to Do It: False Apology Poems|
A collection of ironic apology poems imagines how tricksters really feel about the mischief they make.
|Shepard||Master Man: A Tall Tale of Nigeria|
A boastful strong man learns a lesson when he encounters one of Nigeria's superheroes in this Hausa tale which explains the origin of thunder.
|Singer||Mirror, Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse |
A collection of short poems which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature.
|Tavares||Becoming Babe Ruth|
At St. Mary's Industrial School for Boys, George Herman Ruth evolves as a player and as a man, eventually becoming the Babe.
A small but clever young girl outwits a rich giant and wins all his gold.
|J398.2 NO Beatrice|
Last Updated: 7/17