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Kindergarten and First Graders

Hi! Fly Guy

Hi! Fly Guy

When Buzz captures a fly to enter in The Amazing Pet Show, his parents and the judges tell him that a fly cannot be a pet, but Fly Guy proves them wrong.

Things That Are Most in the World

Things That Are Most in the World

The reader who wants to know what are the quietest, silliest, smelliest, wiggliest things in the world finds imaginative answers to these and other questions about superlatives.

Chicken Little

Chicken Little

A retelling of the classic story of Chicken Little, who has an acorn fall on his head and runs in a panic to his friends Henny Penny, Lucky Ducky, and Loosey Goosey, to tell them the sky is falling.

Mystery Vine

Mystery Vine

When a mysterious vine appears in their carefully tended garden, a brother and sister patiently watch and wait to see what it becomes. Includes gardening activities and pumpkin recipes.

My America

My America

An illustrated children's poem which celelbrates the diversity of America.

April and Esme, Tooth Fairies

April and Esme, Tooth Fairies

On their first assignment, two young tooth fairy sisters journey by night into the huge world of humans to collect Daniel Dangerfield's tooth and fly it safely home.

Little Piano Girl

Little Piano Girl

A child prodigy at the piano sprinkles her music with a little jazz. Based on the life of the twentieth-century jazz musician, Mary Lou Williams.

Bats at the Ballgame

Bats at the Ballgame

Two teams of bats play an exciting nighttime baseball game.

Jackie's Gift

Jackie's Gift

When young Steve, who is Jewish, tells his new neighbor, Jackie Robinson, that his family does not have a Christmas tree, Jackie brings one to his neighbors, not knowing that they celebrate Hanukkah instead of Christmas. Based on a true story.

Duck! Rabbit!

Duck! Rabbit!

A clever take on the age-old optical illusion: Is it a duck or a rabbit? There's also a subtle lesson for kids who don't know when to let go of an argument.

Rain School

Rain School

The children arrive on the first day of school and build a mud structure to be their classroom for the next nine months until the rainy season comes and washes it all away.

Vulture View

Vulture View

An introduction to young readers to the world of the turkey vulture.

All the World

All the World

Follow a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning till night as they discover the importance of all things great and small in our world, from the tiniest shell on the beach, to warm family connections, to the widest sunset sky.

Quiet Book

Quiet Book

From the quiet of being the first one awake in the morning to "sweet dreams quiet" when the last light is turned off, simple text explores the many kinds of quiet that can exist during the day.

Yoko Writes Her Name

Yoko Writes Her Name

Kindergartner Yoko not only learns to write her letters and numbers in English, she shows her teacher and fellow students how to write their names using Japanese calligraphy.

City Dog, Country Frog

City Dog, Country Frog

Through the seasons, whenever City Dog visits the country he runs straight for Country Frog's rock to play games with him, but during the winter things change for them both.

Apple Pie 4th of July

Apple Pie 4th of July

A Chinese American child fears that the food her parents are preparing to sell on the Fourth of July will not be eaten.