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Tellers of Stories & Tales

Noted & Award Winning Tales Organized In Themes By Virtue, Trait & Topics


Heart Themed Storytelling


VIRTUES

Acceptance, Benevolence, Charitable, Equality, Gentleness, Gratitude, Harmony, Heart, Thoughtfulness

TRAITS

Apologizing, Appreciation, Caring, Forgiveness, Respect, Sharing

TOPICS

Friendship, New Family



VIRTUES

Acceptance


Chrysanthemum

by Kevin Henkes - 1991

Greenwillow Book

A mouse who is teased, finds self-esteem and acceptance thanks to a music teacher.

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Clancy the Courageous Cow

by Lachie Hume - 2006

Greenwillow Books

A wrestling match for access to the best grass, helps a cow yearning for acceptance.

SLIP N FLIP


The Dog Who Had Kittens

by Polly M. Robertus - 1991

Holiday House

A gentle dog convinces the kittens mom to let him try parenting.

Rachel's Mom


Goin’ Someplace Special

by Patricia C. McKissack, Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney - 2001

Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books

Set during the late 1950's Jim Crow laws where the Nashville Public Library was integrated.

Miss.Nancy


Goose and Duck

by Jean Craighead George, Illus. by Priscilla Lamont- 2008

HarperCollins/Laura Geringer

Eggs hatch and the confused birds follow a boy as their mother.

Lorena Roberts


Gossie & Gertie

by Olivier Dunrea,

Houghton

Two duckling friends stay friends and keep their lives & what they enjoy seperate.

Super Bookboy


Gregory The Terrible Eater

by Mitchell Sharmat - 1980

Scholastic

A kid that likes veggies, breads and fruits, but its a goat kid who eats differently.

Little Readers


The Lemonade Club

by Patricia Polacco - 2007

Philomel Books

A girls best friend and also her teacher get cancer, accept they got lemons, and happily survive.

Karen Schreck


McDuff Moves In

by Rosemary Wells - 1997

Disney-Hyperion

A doggy seeks shelter & food after escaping from a truck taking him to the pound.

Tonya Henschel


Mommy, Mama and Me

by Lesléa Newman.Illus. by Carol Thompson - 2009

Tricycle

Explore the family units of same-sex parents and how they love and care for their kids.

Elizabeth Fisher


My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I am Not)

by Peter Brown. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Little, Brown Books

Teacher has a roaring voice, dark green skin, and claws that hold chalk, but turns human when you get to know her.

Storytime with Ryan and Craig


The Other Side

by Jacqueline Woodson, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis - 2001

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books

Racisms hold on society is questioned by biracial friends who are open to meeting new people.

Storytime with Mrs. Parker


Peas!: It's Not Easy Being Peas-y

by Andrew Cullen, Illustrated by Simon Rickerty - 2009

Puffin

A kid gives peas a chance after learning how nutritious they are and how they got on his plate.


Pepo and Lolo are Friends

by Ana Martin - 2004

Candlewick

A chick starts a friendship outside its comfort zone with a piggy and works through any differences.


Red

by Jan De Kinder (written & illustrated). Tr. by Laura Watkinson - 2015

Eerdmans Books

A boy who blushes easily gets bullied, the girl who started it trys to stop the problem she created.


The Surprise Family

by Lynn Reiser - 1994

Greenwillow

A boys gives his pet hen duck eggs to hatch, she treats them as family, even when she realizes they are different.

Yvette Dominguez


Wemberly Worried

by Kevin Henkes - 2000

Greenwillow.

A worry wart girl mouse meets another worried mousey who also brought a doll to her 1st day of school.

The Fable Fairy


Who Wants a Hug?

by Jeff Mack - 2015

HarperCollins

A skunk plans backfire after he uses smelly fish & rotting garbage to scare away a bear who loves to hug.

Faith's Toy Reviews


Wolfie the Bunny

by Ame Dyckman.Illus. by Zachariah OHora - 2015

Little, Brown Books

A baby wolf is left on the doorstep of a rabbit family, who raises & protects him from harm.

The StoryTime Family


You Are Important

by Todd Snow- 2007

Maren Green Pub

The reinforcement of love and making your children know how important they are, everyday in many ways.


Benevolence


An Ambush of Tigers: A Wild Gathering of Collective Nouns

by Betsy R. Rosenthal.Illus. by Jago - 2015

Lerner/Millbrook

Two shape-shifting tigers end up at a Texas sanctuary and try to learn to get along & be human.


Bear Feels Sick

by Karma Wilson - 2007

Margaret K. McElderry Books

Woodland friends come to the aid of a sick bear, who helps his nurses when they catch his cold.

Reading Childrens Books


Feelings

by Aliki - 1981

Good Apple

This book highlights the range of feelings and empathetically of others feelings.


*Get Well, Good Knight

by Shelley Moore Thomas, Illus. by Jennifer Plecas - 2002

Penguin Young Readers

A kind knight trys to take care of his sick dragon friends.

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Gracias / Thanks

by Pat Mora.Illus. by John Parra - 2005

Lee & Low

A bilingual story of a boy who says thanks to things that make him happy.

Amador Bilingual Voiceovers


The Grasshopper and the Ant

by Harvey Kurtzman - 2001

Denis Kitchen Publishing

A beatnik Grasshopper learns his lesson from an ant colony who invites him inside for the winter.


The Grasshopper and the Ants

by Jerry Pinkney. (written & illustrated) - 2015

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A musical Grasshopper learns his lesson from an ant colony who invites him inside for the winter.

Anastasia Samsky


Guji Guji

by Chih-Yuan Chen -1999)

Kane/Miller

A confused crocodile protects his duck family against his real kind.

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Horray For Hat

by Brian Won - 2014

HMH Books

An elephant is cheered up by a new hat, and he cheers up his friends all day long.

Mr. Pieri Reads Aloud


Hurry! Hurry!

by Eve Bunting - 2007

HMH Books

The animal community celebrates a newcomer to the barn when an egg starts to hatch.

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Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert

by Gary D. Schmidt, Illus. by David Diaz - 2012

Clarion/Houghton

A poor son of a slave has healing hands that creates miracles and makes him a legend.

Kathleen Pelley


Mice and Beans

by Pam MuñozRyan, Illustrated by Joe Cepeda - 2001

Scholastic

Mousetraps vanish as Grandma gets ready for a family party, mice help Grandma without her knowing.

Alicia Martin


Mrs. Marlowe's Mice

by Frank Asch - 2007

Kids Can Press

Intimidating cat police check a kind hearted cat librarian who secretly harbors mice in her home.


My Rows and Piles of Coins

by Tololwa M. Mollel, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis - 1999

Clarion

A determined Tanzanian boy saves his coins to afford a bicycle to help his mom bring things to and from the market.

Reading Street


Oh, No!

by Candace Fleming.Illus. by Eric Rohmann - 2012

Random/Schwartz & Wade.

A hole by a tiger, catches animals tring to help a frog, the selfish tiger winds up alone in the hole in the end.

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Weslandia

by Paul Fleischman - 1999

Candlewick Press

A summer vacation garden project provides food, clothing, shelter, and even recreation for the neighborhood.

Larissa Moreno


The Wolf's Chicken Stew

by Keiko Kasza - 1987

Puffin Books

A wolf becomes a protector instead of a hunter, after plans to fatten up a chicken backfires.

The Third Parent Academy


You Are Important

by Todd Snow- 2007

Maren Green Pub

The reinforcement of love and making your children know how important they are, everyday in many ways.


Zen Shorts

by Jon Muth - 2005

Scholastic Press

A giant panda tells children stories about material goods, good and bad boundaries & holding in frustration.

YTV


Charitable


The Champion of Children: The Story of Janusz Korczak

by Tomek Bogacki - 2009

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Historic tale when orphans publish their own weekly newspaper & hold court in Warsaw, Poland.


Fox's Garden

by Princesse Camcam. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Enchanted Lion Books

A boy brings a basket of food to a hungry fox who repays him with flowers.

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How to Heal a Broken Wing

by Bob Graham, (written & illustrated) - 2008

Candlewick

In a uncaring city, a hurt bird is rescued & nursed by a compassionate boy.

Lori Nunn


Listen to the Wind: The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea

by Greg Mortenson - 2009

Dial

A mountain climber is saved by a Himalayan village, whom he repays with a school.

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Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert

by Gary D. Schmidt, Illus. by David Diaz - 2012

Clarion/Houghton

A poor son of a slave has healing hands that creates miracles and makes him a legend.

Kathleen Pelley


Mr. Tanen's Ties

by Maryann Cocca-Leffler - 2003

Albert Whitman & Company

A school principal wipes out the school budget buying ties, so he sells his ties to help build a playground.

Jennifer Tucker


Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter

by Diane Stanley - 1997

Morrow Junior Books/HarperCollins

In this reimagined story of greed, Rumpelstiltskin marries the miller's daughter & it ends helping a good cause.


Some Friends to Feed: The Story of Stone Soup

by Pete Seeger - 2005

G.P. Putnam's Sons

Pete's version has the kids adding veggy's & salt to the classic stones and bones soup.


Equality


Amazing Grace

by Mary Hoffman - 1991

Dial Books

An optimistic tale proving anyone can do anything they thrive to do and be.

Life Vlog & Education Stuff that Matter


Back of the Bus

by Aaron Reynolds.Illus. by Floyd Cooper - 2010

Philomel

Defiance is shown through a young African American boys eyes as he witnesses the arrest of Rosa Parks.

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The Caterpillar and the Polliwog

by Jack Kent - 1982

Aladdin

A boasting caterpillar brags about changing into a butterfly, and the polliwog wants in.

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Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings

by Deborah Hopkinson - 2003

Aladdin

A girl finds empowerment playing ball, this story will inspire kids to take on the world.


I Have a Dream

by Martin Luther King Jr. illustrated by Kadir Nelson- 2013

Scholastic

The king of racial equality.

Thaty Oliveira


Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

by Andrea Davis Pinkney - 2013

Little, Brown Books

The words of Martin Luther King & Mahalia Jackson helped civil rights and change, read history.


Nelson Mandela

by Kadir Nelson, (written & illustrated) - 2012

HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Books

A bio that shows a young boy's determination to change South Africa.

Daniel Kiel


Nim and the War Effort

by Milly Lee, Illus. by Yangsook Choi - 1997

Farrar Straus & Giroux/Frances Foster

A girl keeps cultural traditions alive in her new home country during this newspaper drive story.


The Other Side

by Jacqueline Woodson, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis - 2001

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books

Racisms hold on society is questioned by biracial friends who are open to meeting new people.

Storytime with Mrs. Parker


Rad American Women A-Z

by Katie Schatz and Illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl - 2015

City Lights Publishers

26 feminists who changed the world.


Smoky Night

by Eve Bunting - 1994

HMH Books

Outside a boys window he sees a violent world of racial tensions & riots, his cat is missing and his apartment is on fire.

Erin Leary


These Hands

by Margaret H. Mason, Illus. by Floyd Cooper - 2011

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/ HMH Books

A boys grandpa with talented hands, could not touch bread dough in the Wonder Bread factory.

Sankofa Read Aloud


Two Eggs Please

by Sarah Weeks - 2003

Atheneum Books

Eggs are alike on the inside, but like people and personalities can be different on the outside.


Virgie Goes to School with Us Boys

by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis - 2000

Simon & Schuster

During the post-Civil War South, an African American girl gets to attend a Quaker school with her five brothers.


Way Up and Over Everything

by Alice McGill - 2007

HMH Books

When slaves mysteriously escape to the north, southerners imagine they had magical powers & flew to freedom.


You and Me Together: Moms, Dads, and Kids Around the World

by Barbara Kerley - 2005

National Geographic

This book shows that around the world, in all different cultures their is a universal bond between children & parents.


Gentleness


Be Gentle with the Dog, Dear!

by Matthew Baek - 2008

Dial

How to properly treat animals is a important life lesson.

Story Time Pals


The Dog Who Had Kittens

by Polly M. Robertus - 1991

Holiday House

A gentle dog convinces the kittens mom to let him try parenting.

Rachel's Mom


The Grasshopper and the Ants

by Jerry Pinkney. (written & illustrated) - 2015

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A musical Grasshopper learns his lesson from an ant colony who invites him inside for the winter.

Anastasia Samsky


Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas

by Cynthia Rylant, Illus. by Suçie Stevenson - 2005

Simon Spotlight

While visiting the grandparents the duo discovers a clear pond and enjoy the waters with their elders.

Big Papa Scott


Hi!

by Ann Herbert Scott, Illus. by Gio Coalson - 1994

Putnam/Philomel

A girl is hurt but no one responds to her hellos.


The Little Brute Family

by Russell Hoban - 1966

Square Fish

Attitude and bringing good into our world.

brenda jo hubbard


Lulu's Busy Day

by Caroline Uff - 2000

Walker Children

A toddlers busy day includes eatting, playing, swinging and sleeping.


Miranda's Beach Day

by Holly Keller - 2009

Greenwillow Books

Mom & daughter hit the beach and make a sandcastle for a crab besides other beachy activities.

Mrs. Clark's Reading Corner


Mrs. Marlowe's Mice

by Frank Asch - 2007

Kids Can Press

Intimidating cat police check a kind hearted cat librarian who secretly harbors mice in her home.


My Brother, Ant

by Betsy Byars, Illus. by Marc Simont - 1996

Viking/Penguin Young Readers

Tales of brothers dealing w monsters, 3 pigs & Santa in the summer.


No Matter What

by Emma Dodd - 2007

Dutton

Elephants show unconditional love no matter what their kids do or say that might be wrong.

Children's Books


One Special Day: A Story for Big Brothers and Sisters

by Lola M. Schaefer. Illus. by Jessica Meserve - 2012

Disney/Hyperion.

An imaginative energetic big brother turns gentle when he gets a new sibling.

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Only You

by Robin Cruise - 2007

HMH Books

Three diverse sections showing parental love in the morning, daytime, and night.


Sleep Like a Tiger

by Mary Logue. Illus. by Pamela Zagarenski - 2012

HMH Books

Getting a non sleepy girl to bed takes a story about how animals sleep and a bit of reverse psychology.

Big Papa Scott


There's a Nightmare in My Closet

by Mercer Mayer - 1968

Puffin Books

A boy conquers his fears by rooming with a monster that he can relate to, one that scares easy.

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Tiger on a Tree

by Anushka Ravishankar, Illus. by Pulak Biswas - 1997

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A sad tiger in India runs into a village & up a tree, it is captured & set free, it runs off with a smile.


Tuck Me In!

by Dean Hacohen. Illus. by Sherry Scharschmidt - 2010

Candlewick Press

A half page flap is used as a blanket to cover the sleepy animals on each page.

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Weslandia

by Paul Fleischman - 1999

Candlewick Press

A summer vacation garden project provides food, clothing, shelter, and even recreation for the neighborhood.

Larissa Moreno


When You Are Happy

by Eileen Spinelli - 2006

Simon & Schuster

Family love overrides the ups and downs of moods, feelings and circumstances.

Laura Irrgang


The Wolf's Chicken Stew

by Keiko Kasza - 1987

Puffin Books

A wolf becomes a protector instead of a hunter, after plans to fatten up a chicken backfires.

The Third Parent Academy


Gratitude


An Awesome Book!

by Dallas Clayton - 2012

HarperCollins

An Awesome Book of Thanks by Dallas Clayton

A book of wonderful things for each kid to dream about, and to launch their dreams.

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Gracias / Thanks

by Pat Mora.Illus. by John Parra - 2005

Lee & Low

A bilingual story of a boy who says thanks to things that make him happy.

Amador Bilingual Voiceovers


The Grasshopper and the Ants

by Jerry Pinkney. (written & illustrated) - 2015

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A musical Grasshopper learns his lesson from an ant colony who invites him inside for the winter.

Anastasia Samsky


The Great Show-and-Tell Disaster

by Mike Reiss - 2001

Price Stern Sloan

A show and tell invention of a device that scrambles words & things into anagrams goes to far.


Luke on the Loose

by Harry Bliss, (written & illustrated) - 2009

Toon Books

A boy loses his dad in Central Park and chases pigeons all over NYC.


Mr. Wuffles!

by David Wiesner, (written & illustrated) - 2013

Clarion Books

An mini alien spaceship hides from an Earth kitty and communicates with ants and a ladybird for help to escape.

Ready Read Alouds


One Potato, Two Potato

by Cynthia Defelice - 2006

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A magic pot doubles anything that goes in, potatoes, coins & even lonely people who thrive company.

Mathster Vakkas


The Secret of Saying Thanks

by Douglas Wood - 2005

Simon & Schuster

Thanksgiving is the perfect time for showing gratitude and not taking everything for granted.

Kerri McBride


Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

by William Steig - 1969

Simon & Schuster

Bad wishes can make you thankful for what you have.

The Kidds


Tiptoe Tapirs

by Hanmin Kim. (written & illustrated). Tr. by Sera Lee - 2013

Holiday House

A peaceful coexistence starts when a tapir saves a leopard from a hunter by teaching him to move quietly.


Titanicat

by MartyCrisp - 2008

Sleeping Bear Press

A true story of a cabin boy whose life was saved by the ships lucky cat, the ship was the Titanic.


Waiting

by Kevin Henkes. (written & illustrated) - 2015

HarperCollins/Greenwillow.

5 friends sit on a window, they are stuffed animals who wait patiently for what each of them has wished for.

YTV


Harmony


Anatole

by Eve Titus, Paul Galdone - Illustrator - 1956

Knopf Books

A mysterious mouse secretly taste tests at the Duvall Cheese Factory creating the best cheese in Paris.

Wildcat Books


Big Hugs, Little Hugs

by Felicia Bond - 2012

Philomel Books

Different types of creatures from all around the world hug.

Our Home of Many Blessings


Blue Sky

by Audrey Wood - 2012

The Blue Sky Press

Kids learn & observe the sky in different cosmic moods.


Carolina Shout!

by Alan Schroeder, Illus. by Bernie Fuchs - 1995

Dial

A girl enjoys life with a 24 hour musical soundtrack.

Winnie'sWonderfulWorld


Girl Wonder: A Baseball Story in Nine Innings

by Deborah Hopkinson - 2003

Aladdin

A girl finds empowerment playing ball, this story will inspire kids to take on the world.


Mitchell Goes Bowling

by Hallie DurandIllus. by Tony Fucile - 2013

Candlewick

A kid who like to knock things down decides to share bowling with his dad.

Calder Gagne


My Garden

by Kevin Henkes - 2010

Greenwillow Books

A book on the imaginative gardening of jellybeans on candy plants, seashell plants & beach ball sized tomatoes.

Read Along With Aunt Neny


My Little Island

by Frané Lessac - 1084

HarperCollins

A boy returns to his old island & brings his friend to show around his past life on Montserrat island.


No Yeti Yet

by Mary Ann Fraser - 2015

Peter Pauper Press

A Yeti hunt by brothers discovers a Yeti tracking them, it ends with all of them sharing hot chocolate together.

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Simon's Book

by Henrik Drescher - 1983

MacAdam/Cage Publishing

Art supplies take over a story of a boy that is threatened by a monster who is redrawn to be friendly.


The Surprise Family

by Lynn Reiser - 1994

Greenwillow

A boys gives his pet hen duck eggs to hatch, she treats them as family, even when she realizes they are different.

Yvette Dominguez


Time of Wonder

by Robert McCloskey - 1957

Puffin Books

Sisters discover island life at the beach in Penobscott Bay, Maine one summer with their parents.

Lee Burnett


What Happens on Wednesdays

by Emily Jenkins - 2007

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A girl creates her own sensory map of her Brooklyn neighborhood using local sounds, tastes, smells, and sights.


Xander's Panda Party

by Linda Sue Park, Illus. by Matt Phelan - 2013

Clarion Books

A zoo animal party starts off with just bears, then mammals, then all creatures are invited to attend.

SAEBC1


Yum! Yuck! A Foldout Book of People Sounds

by Linda Sue Park and Julia Durango.Illus. by Sue Ramá - 2005

Charlesbridge

How sounds are expressed in different languages with fold out flaps with English words.


Zen Shorts

by Jon Muth - 2005

Scholastic Press

A giant panda tells children stories about material goods, good and bad boundaries & holding in frustration.

YTV


Heart


Freedom Summer

by Deborah Wiles - 2001

Aladdin

Changing the hearts of other people

Melinda Starc


Grandma Lives in a Perfume Village

by Fang Suzhen.Illus. by Sonja Danowski - 2015

NorthSouth

After Grandma dies a girl can still visit thru her heart, especially when it rains.


The Grasshopper and the Ants

by Jerry Pinkney. (written & illustrated) - 2015

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A musical Grasshopper learns his lesson from an ant colony who invites him inside for the winter.

Anastasia Samsky


How to Heal a Broken Wing

by Bob Graham, (written & illustrated) - 2008

Candlewick

In a uncaring city, a hurt bird is rescued & nursed by a compassionate boy.

Lori Nunn


Imogene’s Last Stand

by Candace Fleming and Illustrated by Nancy Carpenter - 2014

Dragonfly Books

A towns history becomes important.

Just One More Story


Love You Forever

by Robert Munsch and Illustrated by Sheila McGraw - 2014

Firefly Books

Parental love brings a boy through childhood to grow his manhood.

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Magritte’s Marvelous Hat

by D. B. (Donald B.) Johnson. (written & illustrated) - 2012

Houghton/HMH Books

The floating hat of the Belgian surrealist painter Rene Magritt.

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No Matter What

by Emma Dodd - 2007

Dutton

Elephants show unconditional love no matter what their kids do or say that might be wrong.

Children's Books


The Surprise Family

by Lynn Reiser - 1994

Greenwillow

A boys gives his pet hen duck eggs to hatch, she treats them as family, even when she realizes they are different.

Yvette Dominguez


Wolfie the Bunny

by Ame Dyckman.Illus. by Zachariah OHora - 2015

Little, Brown Books

A baby wolf is left on the doorstep of a rabbit family, who raises & protects him from harm.

The StoryTime Family


The Wonderful Fluffy Little Squishy

by Beatrice Alemagna. (written & illustrated). Tr. by Claudia Zoe Bedrick - 2015

Enchanted Lion Books

A girls imagination and determination goes wild looking for a fluffy little squishy present for moms birthday.


Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

by Dr Suess

Random House

Rights of the poor and lower classes.

Robbie Marie Vandell the Pokemon Master


Thoughtfulness


Bully

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger, (written & Illustrated) - 2013

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

A bully bull shows thoughtfulness after apologizing to animals he insulted.

Liz Loves Books


Gingerbread for Liberty: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution

by Mara Rockliff.Illus. by Vincent X. Kirsch - 2015

HMH Books

A baker finds patriotism through his feeding of George Washington's troops.

Storytime With Foosh


Gracias / Thanks

by Pat Mora.Illus. by John Parra - 2005

Lee & Low

A bilingual story of a boy who says thanks to things that make him happy.

Amador Bilingual Voiceovers


The Grasshopper and the Ants

by Jerry Pinkney. (written & illustrated) - 2015

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

A musical Grasshopper learns his lesson from an ant colony who invites him inside for the winter.

Anastasia Samsky


Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas

by Cynthia Rylant, Illus. by Suçie Stevenson - 2005

Simon Spotlight

While visiting the grandparents the duo discovers a clear pond and enjoy the waters with their elders.

Big Papa Scott


"I Can't," Said the Ant

by Polly Cameron - 1948

Scholastic Books

When a teapot breaks its spout a colony of ants helps fix the predicament.

Chris Reddy


The Lemonade Club

by Patricia Polacco - 2007

Philomel Books

A girls best friend and also her teacher get cancer, accept they got lemons, and happily survive.

Karen Schreck


The Little Brute Family

by Russell Hoban - 1966

Square Fish

Attitude and bringing good into our world.

brenda jo hubbard


Mr. Putter and Tabby Pick the Pears

by Cynthia Rylant, Illus. by Arthur Howard - 1948

HMH Books

An apple slingshot is used by an old man whose trying to shoot down pears, in the end he gets a nice apple pie.

Little Ones Story Time Video Library


Mr. Wuffles!

by David Wiesner, (written & illustrated) - 2013

Clarion Books

An mini alien spaceship hides from an Earth kitty and communicates with ants and a ladybird for help to escape.

Ready Read Alouds


Mrs. Marlowe's Mice

by Frank Asch - 2007

Kids Can Press

Intimidating cat police check a kind hearted cat librarian who secretly harbors mice in her home.


The Wall

by Eve Bunting - 1990

HMH Book

A father & son see sadness as they search the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. for grandpa's name.

Melony Scholte


Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

by Mem Fox - 1995

Kane/Miller

This book connects kids to elderly people and nursing homes as a boy helps a woman with memory loss.

Bedtime Story Collection


Xander's Panda Party

by Linda Sue Park, Illus. by Matt Phelan - 2013

Clarion Books

A zoo animal party starts off with just bears, then mammals, then all creatures are invited to attend.

SAEBC1


TRAITS

Apologizing


Bully

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger, (written & Illustrated) - 2013

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

A bully bull shows thoughtfulness after apologizing to animals he insulted.

Liz Loves Books


Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore!

by David M McPhail - 1993

Puffin Books

Crazy pigs wreck a mans house, apologize, and clean up before bedtime.

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Rubia and the Three Osos

by Susan Middleton Elya. Illus. by Melissa Sweet - 2010

Disney-Hyperion

A bilingual version of the Goldilocks fairy tale with a making up for your mistakes moral.

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Appreciation


A Chair for My Mother

by Vera B. Williams - 1982

HarperCollins

Mamas new chair can finally be afforded.

Grandma Annii


The Bicycle Man

by Allen Say - 1982

HMH Books

A post WW2 school sports festival in Japan is suprised by two American soldiers on bikes.

Ready Read Alouds


Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Spring Babies

by Erica Silverman, Illus. by Betsy Lewin - 2005

Harcourt/HMH Books

A farm life story about a girl and the caring relationship she has for her horse.

Morris's Tech 101


FArTHER

by Grahame Baker-Smith - 2011

Templar Books

The dream to fly gets passes on to the son when his dad doesn't return from battle.


Gabriella's Song

by Candace Fleming, Illus. by Giselle Potter - 1997

Atheneum Books

A girl finds music in everything that surrounds her.


The Garden of Happiness

by Erika Tamar - 1996

HMH Books

A vacant lot is transformed into a garden & mural igniting community togetherness.


Gator

by Randy Cecil - 2007

Candlewick

A carousel alligator leaves the amusement park when customers stop coming.

Speedy Reads by Ben Faulks


Green as a Bean

by Karla Kuskin - 2007

Laura Geringer Book

Readers use their imaginations to decide what objects they would like to be.

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Green Is a Chile Pepper

by Roseanne Greenfield Thong.Illus. by John Parra - 2014

Chronicle

A girls diverse Latino neighborhood is highlighted in this bilingual tale of culture.

Story Time With Erin


Have You Filled a Bucket Today

by Carol McCloud- 2006

Ferne Press

Appreciation, love & kindness is encouraged & rewarded.

Yarely Velasquez Romo


I Like It When..

by Mary Murphy 1997

HMH Books

The loving relationship between an old and young penguin who do things together.

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If You Plant a Seed

by Kadir Nelson. (written & illustrated) - 2015

HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray.

Birds help grow a garden after animal farmers finally become generous & share their food.

Millie Smith


Leo Loves Baby Time

by Anna McQuinn - 2014

Charlesbridge

A kids adventure with mom in his regular trip to the storytime at the Library.

Black Kid Books


Listen to the Wind: The Story of Dr. Greg and Three Cups of Tea

by Greg Mortenson - 2009

Dial

A mountain climber is saved by a Himalayan village, whom he repays with a school.

ThePublishersOffice


Little Treasures: Endearments from Around the World

by Jacqueline K. Ogburn.Illus. by Chris Raschka - 2012

HMH Book

A collection of fond verbal endearments for kids categorized in many different languages.


Lola at the Library

by Anna McQuinn - 2006

Charlesbridge

A girls weekly learning trip to the library with her mom.

Children's Books


Mouse & Lion

by Rand Burkert, Illus. by Nancy Ekholm Burkert - 2011

Scholastic/Michael di Capua Books

Aesops fable where a mouse helps a lion after convincing the lion not to eat him.


My Car

by Byron Barton - 2001

Greenwillow

Taking care of your possessions and responsibility are taught by a busdriver who loves his own car.

Simply the Story


My Little Island

by Frané Lessac - 1084

HarperCollins

A boy returns to his old island & brings his friend to show around his past life on Montserrat island.


Nikolai, the Only Bear

by Barbara Joosse - 2005

Philomel

This adoption fable shows that an out of place or misunderstood kid can feel like an unwanted bear.


The Old House

by Pamela Duncan Edwards - 2007

Dutton Books

A young family turns an old empty droopy house with low self-esteem into a happy historic home.

SOPHIA PANAGOS


One Potato, Two Potato

by Cynthia Defelice - 2006

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A magic pot doubles anything that goes in, potatoes, coins & even lonely people who thrive company.

Mathster Vakkas


Oscar's Half Birthday

by Bob Graham - 2005

Candlewick

Urban hipster parents celebrate their sons 6 month birthday by organizing a picnic on a hill.


Pete & Pickles

by Berkeley Breathed - 2008

Philomel Book

An offbeat friendship starts between an elephant and a pig whose differences become appreciated.

Robert Gardner


Pictures from Our Vacation

by Lynne Rae Perkins - 2007

Greenwillow

Siblings are given cameras to highlight a vacation at their grandparents' farm.


The Quiet Book

by Deborah Underwood.Illus. by Renata Liwska -2010

Houghton Mifflin

Over 2 dozen variations of quiet that children are familiar with in their daily lifes.

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Sidewalk Flowers

by JonArno Lawson.Illus. by Sydney Smith - 2015

Groundwood Books

A girls little acts of kindness giving out flowers, smiling & waving keeps this wordless story active.

ZaraZoha Shah


Some Friends to Feed: The Story of Stone Soup

by Pete Seeger - 2005

G.P. Putnam's Sons

Pete's version has the kids adding veggy's & salt to the classic stones and bones soup.


Spoon

by Amy Krouse Rosenthal - 2009

Disney-Hyperion

Celebration of what we have.

LonnieIIV


The Story of Babar

by Jean De Brushoff- 1931

Random House

Wise elephant uncovers the good things in life.

Brian Robson


Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

by William Steig - 1969

Simon & Schuster

Bad wishes can make you thankful for what you have.

The Kidds


This Moose Belongs to Me

by Oliver Jeffers. (written & illustrated) - 2012

Philomel Books/Penguin.

Ownership of a pet Moose (who doesn't like rules) is in question after a walk in the woods.

Circle Up Stories


Where Once There Was a Wood

by Denise Fleming - 1996

Square FishHenry Holt

A poetry based portrait of our disappearing natural environment & how animal habitats and ecosystems adapt.

Phil Young - Hillside PS


White Snow, Bright Snow

by Alvin Tresselt - 1947

HarperCollins

This nostalgic look at a 1940's town experiencing & preparing for a large snow storm shows the magic of snow.

Once Upon A Story


The Wolf's Chicken Stew

by Keiko Kasza - 1987

Puffin Books

A wolf becomes a protector instead of a hunter, after plans to fatten up a chicken backfires.

The Third Parent Academy


The World Is Waiting for You

by Barbara Kerley - 2013

National Geographic Children's Books

Pictures of science and nature make kids eager to explore the world and figure what they want to grow up to be.

geographyuberalles


You Are Important

by Todd Snow- 2007

Maren Green Pub

The reinforcement of love and making your children know how important they are, everyday in many ways.


Yucky Worms

by Vivian French. Illus. by Jessica Ahlberg - 2010

Candlewick Press

Outside her garden, Grandama explains how worms slither through the dirt with five pairs of hearts.

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Caring


Angelo

by David Macaulay - 2002

HMH Books

A pigeon is rescued and nursed back to health.


Bear Feels Sick

by Karma Wilson - 2007

Margaret K. McElderry Books

Woodland friends come to the aid of a sick bear, who helps his nurses when they catch his cold.

Reading Childrens Books


The Birdman

by Veronika Charles - 2006

Tundra Book

An Indian tailor nurses birds back to health.


Boy + Bot

by Amy Dyckman - 2012

Knopf Books for Young Readers

A friendship between a boy and robot get complicated when the fragile bot is switched off.

AHEV Library


The Champion of Children: The Story of Janusz Korczak

by Tomek Bogacki - 2009

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Historic tale when orphans publish their own weekly newspaper & hold court in Warsaw, Poland.


Clifford, the Big Red Dog

by Norman Bridwell - 1963

Cartwheel

Emily Elizabeth discovers the ups (mostly) and downs of caring for her big red dog.

Children's Books


Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Spring Babies

by Erica Silverman, Illus. by Betsy Lewin - 2005

Harcourt/HMH Books

A farm life story about a girl and the caring relationship she has for her horse.

Morris's Tech 101


Doña Flor: A Tall Tale about a Giant Woman with a Great Big Heart

by Pat Mora, Illus. by Raúl Colón - 2005

Knopf Book / Random

A big hearted lady giant protects a village of people she loves.

Wildcat Books Bilingual Edition


Eeeek, Mouse!

by Lydia Monks - 2009

Egmont

Different perspectives (even from the cat) show the freeing of a mouse family from a trap.


Gingerbread for Liberty: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution

by Mara Rockliff.Illus. by Vincent X. Kirsch - 2015

HMH Books

A baker finds patriotism through his feeding of George Washington's troops.

Storytime With Foosh


*Good Night, Good Knight

by Shelley Moore Thomas, Illustrated by Jennifer Plecas - 2000

Penguin Young Readers

A wizards scaly, snail-y soup helps a knight who nurses his sick little dragon friends.

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Guji Guji

by Chih-Yuan Chen -1999)

Kane/Miller

A confused crocodile protects his duck family against his real kind.

StorylineOnline


Little Treasures: Endearments from Around the World

by Jacqueline K. Ogburn.Illus. by Chris Raschka - 2012

HMH Book

A collection of fond verbal endearments for kids categorized in many different languages.


Love Waves

by Rosemary Wells - 2011

Candlewick Press

A solution to separation anxiety, parents can sent love waves to their kids.

Storytime Bunnies


Mommy, Mama and Me

by Lesléa Newman.Illus. by Carol Thompson - 2009

Tricycle

Explore the family units of same-sex parents and how they love and care for their kids.

Elizabeth Fisher


More, More, More Said the Baby: Three Love Stories

by Vera B. Williams - 1990

Greenwillow Books

Three caretakers highlight their favorite thing about their babies in these 3 love stories.

Read With Haddie


Mrs. Marlowe's Mice

by Frank Asch - 2007

Kids Can Press

Intimidating cat police check a kind hearted cat librarian who secretly harbors mice in her home.


My Abuelita

by Tony Johnston.Illus. by Yuyi Morales - 2009

Harcourt/HMH Books

A joyous Spanish grandmother storytells to her grandson after doing her morning routine & work.

Aubree Rariden


My Brother, Ant

by Betsy Byars, Illus. by Marc Simont - 1996

Viking/Penguin Young Readers

Tales of brothers dealing w monsters, 3 pigs & Santa in the summer.


My Car

by Byron Barton - 2001

Greenwillow

Taking care of your possessions and responsibility are taught by a busdriver who loves his own car.

Simply the Story


My Father’s Arms Are a Boat

by Stein Erik Lunde, Illus. by Øyvind Torseter. Trans. by Kari Dickson - 2008

Enchanted Lion Books

A fox guides a dead mother to her afterlife, as a sleepless boy and his reassuring dad grieves.

Shannon R. Linville


No Matter What

by Emma Dodd - 2007

Dutton

Elephants show unconditional love no matter what their kids do or say that might be wrong.

Children's Books


Prudence Wants a Pet

by Cathleen Daly, Illus. by Stephen Michael King - 2011

Roaring Brook Press

A determined girl wants a pet so she uses her imagination to create some until her parents give in.

ThePhill68


Sidewalk Flowers

by JonArno Lawson.Illus. by Sydney Smith - 2015

Groundwood Books

A girls little acts of kindness giving out flowers, smiling & waving keeps this wordless story active.

ZaraZoha Shah


Snuggle Puppy

by Sandra Boyton - 2003

Workman

A rhythmic chant of a mom singing about how special & how much she loves her little Snuggle Puppy.

Ellie Playtime TV


The Surprise Family

by Lynn Reiser - 1994

Greenwillow

A boys gives his pet hen duck eggs to hatch, she treats them as family, even when she realizes they are different.

Yvette Dominguez


Thunder-Boomer!

by Shutta Crum.Illus. by Carol Thompson - 2009

Clarion Books

A hot summer day brings a thunderstorm to a farm, farmers rescue an upset chicken & find a soaked kitty.

Grandma "B" Reads with Me


The Wall

by Eve Bunting - 1990

HMH Book

A father & son see sadness as they search the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. for grandpa's name.

Melony Scholte


by Susan Middleton Elya. Illus. by Melissa Sweet - 2010

Disney-Hyperion

A bilingual version of the Goldilocks fairy tale with a making up for your mistakes moral.

Señora Spanish


When You Are Happy

by Eileen Spinelli - 2006

Simon & Schuster

Family love overrides the ups and downs of moods, feelings and circumstances.

Laura Irrgang


Respect


Chrysanthemum

by Kevin Henkes - 1991

Greenwillow Book

A mouse who is teased, finds self-esteem and acceptance thanks to a music teacher.

MrsGlatting


Last Stop on Market Street

by Matt de la Peña.Illus. by Christian Robinson - 2015

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books

A boys grandma helps him see the beauty of living on the wrong side of the tracks.

Stories That Build Character And More...


Miss Marbles's Marvelous Makeover

by Sheila Walsh - 2001

Thomas Nelson Inc

A Great White Tiger helps a vain ostrich & her friends free the animals from the Gnoo Zoo Carousel.


Sharing


The All-I’ll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll

by Patricia C. McKissack, Illus. by Jerry Pinkney - 2007

Schwartz & Wade

A sharing story set during the Great Depression about three girls and a Baby Betty doll.

Grammy's Book Nook


Always Room for One More

by Sorche Nic Leodhas - 1965

Henry Holt

An old Scottish song is turned into this story about a family in a small house sharing everything they got.


Big Wolf and Little Wolf

by Nadine Brun-Cosme.Illus. by Olivier Tallec; Trans. by Claudia Bedrick -2009

Enchanted Lion

Lonelyness is overcome by finding companionship and learning to share.


Early Bird

by Toni Yuly. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan.

A folktale about a bird who gets up early to have breakfast with the early worm.

Baby Fun Review


Finders Keepers

by William & Nicolas Mordvinoff Lipkind - 2002

Bantam

After fighting over a bone, two dogs decide to share it.


Guess Who, Baby Duck!

by Amy Hest - 2004

Candlewick Press

A wee ducks grandpa shares stories about the babys birth to cheer up the sick duckling.


Hey Rabbit

by Sergio Ruzzier - 2010

Roaring Brook Press

Rabbit's magical suitcase gives & shares presents with his friends that fulfill each of their wishes.

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Hot Day On Abbott Avenue

by Karen English, Illus. by Javaka Steptoe - 2004

Clarion

Fighting friends forgive each other after problem solving and go back to sharing fun.


If You Plant a Seed

by Kadir Nelson. (written & illustrated) - 2015

HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray.

Birds help grow a garden after animal farmers finally become generous & share their food.

Millie Smith


No Yeti Yet

by Mary Ann Fraser - 2015

Peter Pauper Press

A Yeti hunt by brothers discovers a Yeti tracking them, it ends with all of them sharing hot chocolate together.

Mr. Pieri Reads Aloud


Pepo and Lolo are Friends

by Ana Martin - 2004

Candlewick

A chick starts a friendship outside its comfort zone with a piggy and works through any differences.


The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!

by Mo Willems - 2004

Hyperion Books

A pigeon is ready to eat a found hot dog, when a duckling with too many questions ruins the moment.

Dylan Hofstetter


Sheila Rae’s Peppermint Stick

by Kevin Henkes - 2001

Greenwillow/HarperCollins

A sharing tale about a girl who doesn't want to give her sister some of her candy, until it falls & breaks.

ChoggyEggWeed


Should I Share My Ice Cream?

by Mo Willems, (written & illustrated) - 2011

Hyperion Books for Children.

Friendship shows over the thought of sharing some ice cream, but too much thinking makes the ice cream melt.

Read a Book!


Sidewalk Flowers

by JonArno Lawson.Illus. by Sydney Smith - 2015

Groundwood Books

A girls little acts of kindness giving out flowers, smiling & waving keeps this wordless story active.

ZaraZoha Shah


There's a Nightmare in My Closet

by Mercer Mayer - 1968

Puffin Books

A boy conquers his fears by rooming with a monster that he can relate to, one that scares easy.

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To Market, To Market

by Anne Miranda, Illus. by Janet Stevens - 1997

Harcourt Brace /HMH Books

A lady who sees animals as friends instead of food rescues them from a market and makes them veggy soup.

CKToysClub


What I Be

by Michael Franti - 2007

Stay Human Books

Helping others through laughter, joy, sharing & being who you are.

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TOPICS


Friendship


A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever

by Marla Frazee, (written & Illustrated) - 2008

Harcourt

A summer vacation provides shared imagination between friends.

Read Alouds with Mrs. Gearing


Absolutely Not

by Matthew McElligott - 2004

Walker Childrens

Two bugs on a journey, one is adventurous and brave the other friend is scared & imaginative.

(Read Absolutely Not & other Dream picture books in Hackettstown & with other Courage books in Newton).


And Then It’s Spring

by Julie Fogliano.Illus. by Erin E. Stead -2012

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

A boy and some friendly animals plant seeds and anticipate the sprouting greens for weeks.

YTV


The Art Of @BarbieStyle

by Robert Best, Zlatan Zukanovic & Kim Culmone - 2017

Assouline

Barbie doll shows off her friends as you travel through her pop cultured life.


Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret

by Bob Shea. (written & Illustrated) - 2015

Disney/Hyperion

A secret between friends about different interests bond them closer.

PV Storytime


Bear Feels Sick

by Karma Wilson - 2007

Margaret K. McElderry Books

Woodland friends come to the aid of a sick bear, who helps his nurses when they catch his cold.

Reading Childrens Books


Bear Has a Story to Tell

by Philip C. Stead.Illus. by Erin E. Stead -2012

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter

The bear finds patience with his friends who are preparing for winter, all he wants to do is tell his story.

Beth Hassinger


Biscuit Finds a Friend

by Alyssa Capucilli - 1997

HarperCollins

This repetitive story features a puppy who reunites some ducks with missing parents.

StoryCorner


Boy + Bot

by Amy Dyckman - 2012

Knopf Books for Young Readers

A friendship between a boy and robot get complicated when the fragile bot is switched off.

AHEV Library


City Dog, Country Frog

by Mo Willems.Illus. by Jon J. Muth - 2010

Disney-Hyperion

A seasonal friendship changes, showing loss and the importance of making new friends.

Mrs. Clark's Reading Corner


Clara and Asha

by Eric Rohmann - 2005

Roaring Brook.

This bedtime book has a giant fish as a girls imaginary friend until the Alligator wakes her up.

Alphia Sauer


Clip-Clop!

by Nicola Smee - 2006

Boxer Book

A horse takes his barnyard friends for a faster and faster ride into a haystack.

MAT 马特


Clumsy Crab

by Ruth Galloway - 2005

Little Tiger Press

A crab embraces his strengths after saving the life of his Octopus friend.

Melissa Hall


Cork and Fuzz

by Dori Chaconas - 2005

Viking Book

A muskrat & possums competetion must deal with the compromises & toleration of friendships.

Cocos Reading Time


Cork & Fuzz: Short and Tall

by Dori Chaconas, Illus. by Lisa McCue - 2006

Viking

Rules shake up a muskrat & a possum, but they don't let change hurt their friendship.


Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger - 2007

Roaring Brook/Neal Porter.

3 Bear and Dog tales about friendship teaches patience & trust.


Don't Fidget a Feather!

by Erica Silverman, Illus. by S. D. Schindler - 1994

Macmillan

A freeze in place competition between friends almost makes them a foxes dinner.

Kid Fun Co


The Doorbell Rang

by Pat Hutchins - 1901

Greenwillow Books

Cookies help make friends, learn sharing & learn basic math skills.

Kelly Mulholland


Draw!

by Raúl Colón. (written & illustrated) - 2014

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman.

A boy makes friends on a journey powered by his imagination and his sketch books.


*Get Well, Good Knight

by Shelley Moore Thomas, Illus. by Jennifer Plecas - 2002

Penguin Young Readers

A kind knight trys to take care of his sick dragon friends.

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*Good Night, Good Knight

by Shelley Moore Thomas, Illustrated by Jennifer Plecas - 2000

Penguin Young Readers

A wizards scaly, snail-y soup helps a knight who nurses his sick little dragon friends.

shelley thomas


Gossie & Gertie

by Olivier Dunrea,

Houghton

Two duckling friends stay friends and keep their lives & what they enjoy seperate.

Super Bookboy


Horray For Hat

by Brian Won - 2014

HMH Books

An elephant is cheered up by a new hat, and he cheers up his friends all day long.

Mr. Pieri Reads Aloud


Hot Day On Abbott Avenue

by Karen English, Illus. by Javaka Steptoe - 2004

Clarion

Fighting friends forgive each other after problem solving and go back to sharing fun.


Hunter's Best Friend at School

by Laura Elliott - 2002

Katherine Tegen Books

Racoon friends follow each other lead until one starts acting up in school.

Robert Swanson


I Miss You Every Day

by Simms Taback - 2007

Viking Books

A girl misses someone so she mails herself to them.


I Spy Fly Guy

by Tedd Arnold, (written & illustrated) - 2009

Scholastic

The garbageman ruins a hide and seek game, now off to the dump to rescue his lost friend.

Super Bookboy


Ira Sleeps Over

by Bernard Waber - 1948

HMH Books

A teddy bear is not included in a sleepover, but when his friend reveals his bear, the other bear becomes invited.

Gordie Eggleston


The Lemonade Club

by Patricia Polacco - 2007

Philomel Books

A girls best friend and also her teacher get cancer, accept they got lemons, and happily survive.

Karen Schreck


Leo: A Ghost Story

by Mac Barnett.Illus. by Christian Robinson - 2015

Chronicle

A girl makes friends with a nice ghost, thinking that he is an imaginary friend.

Jason Rubo


The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza

by Philemon Sturges - 1999

Puffin Books

A hen's friends who don't help her prepare, saves her pizza in the end.

CVCC Media Arts


The Littlest Dinosaur

by Michael Foreman - 2008

Walker

A big long necked dino helps & befriends a small dino who is teased for his size.


Maisy's Pool

by Lucy Cousins - 1999

Candlewick Press

A mouse and her animal friends set up a pool to cool down in the summer.

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May I Bring a Friend?

by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers - 1964

Aladdin

Each time a boy is invited to the castle to meet with royalty, he always brings a different zoo animal.

GAETANO MIGLIORANZI & FRIENDS


Minnie and Moo go to the Moon

by Parisby Denys Cazet - 1998

DK

Cow friends take a drive to the moon on a tractor but crash into a pigsty.

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Mouse and Mole: A Winter Wonderland

by Wong Herbert Yee, (written & illustrated) - 2010

Houghton

Mole is too cold to go out to play, so his mouse friend builds a snow mole as a substitute.

Rose Kitty Vlogs


My Friends

by Tarō Gomi - 1989

Chronicle Books

Different friends teach a girl how to do things, she learns that you can learn new things from all people.


My Little Island

by Frané Lessac - 1084

HarperCollins

A boy returns to his old island & brings his friend to show around his past life on Montserrat island.


The Origami Master

by Nathaniel Lachenmeyer - 2008

Albert Whitman & Company

A talented bird is captured and forced to create origami, but an orgami key frees his imprisonment and saves a friendship.


The Other Side

by Jacqueline Woodson, Illustrated by E. B. Lewis - 2001

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books

Racisms hold on society is questioned by biracial friends who are open to meeting new people.

Storytime with Mrs. Parker


Otto Goes to the Beach

by Todd Parr - 2003

Little, Brown Young Readers

A dog goes to the beach to try to meet a new friend.


Pepo and Lolo are Friends

by Ana Martin - 2004

Candlewick

A chick starts a friendship outside its comfort zone with a piggy and works through any differences.


Perfect the Pig

by Susan Jeschke - 1970

Square Fish

A pig wins its wings and befriends an artist who rescues him from an evil man who forces the pig to perform.

Mr. Alicea's Arcade of Knowledge


Pinky and Rex and the School Play

by James Howe - 1998

Simon Spotlight

Friends disagree but stay buddies even when one doesn't get the part they want in the school play.


Red Knit Cap Girl

by Naoko Stoop - 2012

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Red Knit Cap Girl and animal friends journey to meet the Moon.

Denise Jackson


Red Wagon

by Renata Liwska - 2011

Philomel Books

A fox with a wagon uses her friends and her imagination to make a trip to the store into an adventure.

Staci's Bedtime Story


The Robot and the Bluebird

by David Lucas - 2007

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A robot in a rubbish heap bonds and gives shelter to a bluebird he befriends.


Robot, Go Bot!: A Comic Reader

by Dana Meachen Rau, Illus. by Wook Jin Jung - 2013

Random House

A girl creates a robot to do her chores, it runs away under protest but they become friends in the end.


Roger Is Reading a Book

by Koen Van Biesen. (written & illustrated). Tr. by Laura Watkinson - 2012

Eerdmans Book

Sharing books creates friendships, and quiets noisy neighbors.


*Stinky

by Eleanor Davis, (written & illustrated) - 2008

RAW Junior/TOON Books.

A smelly swamp monster who loves pickles becomes friends with what fears him most, a human boy.

TOONBooks


The Story About Ping

by Marjorie Flack - 1933

Grosset & Dunlap

Missing a boat by exploring, starts the search for his family & new friends.

Shannon R. Linville


Swimmy

by Leo Lionni - 1963

Dragonfly Books

A little fish shows friends that brains and team work helps survive danger.

Grandma Annii


Ted

by Tony DiTerlizzi - 2001

Simon & Schuster

The son of a distracted father gets into wild times with a pink imaginary friend who loves raspberries.


Ten Apples Up on Top!

by Theo LeSieg (a pseudonym for Dr. Seuss) - 2003

HarperCollins

A competition between 3 animal rollerskating friends about who can balance the most apples on their heads.

Circle Time with Miss Ally


The Three Little Wolves and The Big Bad Pig

by Eugene Trivizas- 1993

Margaret K. McElderry Books

Wolfs search for friends & beauty.

Teach With Flair by Delightfully GiGi


To Market, To Market

by Anne Miranda, Illus. by Janet Stevens - 1997

Harcourt Brace /HMH Books

A lady who sees animals as friends instead of food rescues them from a market and makes them veggy soup.

CKToysClub


Waiting

by Kevin Henkes. (written & illustrated) - 2015

HarperCollins/Greenwillow.

5 friends sit on a window, they are stuffed animals who wait patiently for what each of them has wished for.

YTV


Yes!

by Jez Alborough - 2006

Candlewick Press

A mom is trying to get her gorilla baby whose playing with friends to get ready for bed.

Shannon T


New Family


The Baby Tree

by Sophie Blackall. (written & Illustrated) - 2014

Penguin/Nancy Paulsen

Start the conversation about where babies come from by using this book.


Boundless Grace

by Mary Hoffman - 1995

Penguin/RandomHouse

A girl faces reality after meeting her dads new wife & kids

Further Than Photos


Clementine and the Family Meeting

by Sara Pennypacker, Illus. by Marla Frazee - 2011

Disney/Hyperion

Mental anquish about a second sibling, make-up and a tool belt alters Clementine's behavior.


Elizabeti's Doll

by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen, Illustrated by Christy Hale - 1900

Lee & Low Books

A girls imagination creates a baby from a rock, and she mimics her mom with it.

Fuzzy footie Pajamas


Emma’s Yucky Brother

by Jean Little, Illustrated by Jennifer Plecas - 2001

HarperCollins

An adopted boy thinks sisters are yucky, now she has to turn it around.

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Henry’s First-Moon Birthday

by Lenore Look, Illustrated by Yumi Heo - 2001

An Anne Schwartz Book/Atheneum

This tale of the Chinese tradition of a babies first month birthday teaches cultural diversity.


Hurry! Hurry!

by Eve Bunting - 2007

HMH Books

The animal community celebrates a newcomer to the barn when an egg starts to hatch.

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Hush Little Baby

by Brian Pinkney - 2005

Amistad Press

This lullaby & any object found helps a dad who is trying to stop the baby from crying.


Hush, Little Baby: A Folk Song with Pictures

Illustrated by Marla Frazee - 2003

Harcourt Brace/Browndeer Press.

This lullaby has exhausted family members searching for a perfect object to quiet the crying baby.


I Kissed the Baby

by Mary Murphy - 2003

Candlewick Press

This interactive book highlights a new baby among the animal kingdom and everyone wants to play.

Laura Irrgang


I Wanna New Room

by Karen Kaufman Orloff - 2010

G.P. Putnam's Sons

A boy tries to get his own room using a letter writing campaign to his dad.

ATeacher Reads


Look at the Baby

by Kelly Johnson - 2002

Henry Holt and Co

A photographic index of most baby body parts, using a wide variety of different ethnic babies.


Look at You! A Baby Body Book

by Kathy Henderson - 2007

Candlewick Press

Looking at what babies like to do with their bodies in the world around them.


Lost Cat

by C. Roger Mader - 2013

HMH Books

A cat left behind during a move seaches and finds a new owner.

The Reading Teacher


Mama's Little Bears

by Nancy Tafuri - 2002

Scholastic Press

After fishing in a river exploring cubs that wander away are always under the watchful eyes of mama bear.

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McDuff Moves In

by Rosemary Wells - 1997

Disney-Hyperion

A doggy seeks shelter & food after escaping from a truck taking him to the pound.

Tonya Henschel


More, More, More Said the Baby: Three Love Stories

Read With Haddie

by Vera B. Williams - 1990

Greenwillow Books

Three caretakers highlight their favorite thing about their babies in these 3 love stories.


My Baby & Me

by Lynn Reiser - 2008

Knopf Books

Real looking photos of older siblings hugging, playing, moving & reading with their new baby.


Only You

by Robin Cruise - 2007

HMH Books

Three diverse sections showing parental love in the morning, daytime, and night.


Otto Grows Down

by Michael Sussman - 2009

Sterling

The fuss over a new baby sister makes her older brother wish her away, he starts getting younger & grows down.


Pecan Pie Baby

by Jacqueline Woodson. Illustrated by Sophie Blackall - 2010

G.P. Putnam's Sons

One-on-one time and that special bond between mom & her girl is threatened by a new baby.

ABC READ ABC LEARN


Quack!

by Phyllis Root - 2005

Candlewick

Ducklings pop out of their shells and follow their mom to the river for their 1st swim.

Thomas Moore


Raising Sweetness

by Diane Stanley, Illustrated by G. Brian Karas - 1999

Puffin BooksPutnam

The importance of reading is shown by the sacrifice of a cop who takes in 8 orphans.


The Surprise Family

by Lynn Reiser - 1994

Greenwillow

A boys gives his pet hen duck eggs to hatch, she treats them as family, even when she realizes they are different.

Yvette Dominguez


Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

by Mem Fox - 1979

HMH Books

Babies around the world have the same things in common ten fingers, ten toes & all the same inside.

Little Readers


Ten Tiny Tickles

by Karen Katz - 2005

Margaret K. McElderry Books

This interactive tickling book teaches numbers by observing a babies day & the amount of kisses they get.

Ami Sabb


There Is a Bird on Your Head!

by Mo Willems - 2007 Disney-Hyperion

Hyperion.

An Elephant has babies, not his kids, but the birds who built a nest on his head.

Read a Book!


The Thunderstruck Stork

by David Olson - 2007

Albert Whitman

An adoption lesson about a stork trying to fix the wrongly delivered babies, but love wins in all cases.


What Do We Do With the Baby?

by Rick Walton - 2008

HarperCollins

An interactive book that generates hugs, kisses, bouncing, tickles and peek-a-boo opportunities.


Where is My Baby?

by Hariet Ziefert - 1994

Blue Apple Books

Flaps contain the name of baby animals in this short book about parent animals looking for their babies.


Wolfie the Bunny

by Ame Dyckman.Illus. by Zachariah OHora - 2015

Little, Brown Books

A baby wolf is left on the doorstep of a rabbit family, who raises & protects him from harm.

The StoryTime Family


Won-Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku

by Lee Wardlaw - 2011

Holt, Henry

A cat is rescued from a shelter and finds a home after being adopted by a little boy & girl.

Ader Family Homeschoolers


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