by Hutchins, Pat, E HUTCHIN

Don't Forget the Bacon!

A little boy goes grocery shopping for his mother and tries hard to remember her instructions.…

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by Loggins, Kenny E LOGGINS

Footloose

In this version of the pop rock song "Footloose," zookeeper Jack joins the zoo animals in an all-night dance party.…

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by DiCamillo, Kate E DICAMIL

Louise : the Adventures of a Chicken

Longing for adventure, intrepid Louise leaves her comfortable nest and goes to sea, the circus, and a bazaar.…

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by Starr, Ringo E STARR

Octopus's Garden

Presents a picture book rendering of the classic Beatles song and includes an accompanying CD recording and audio reading by the song's writer.…

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by Gerstein, Mordicai E791.3409 GERSTEI

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

A lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers in New York City.…

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by Shulevitz, Uri, E SHULEVI

Snow

As snowflakes slowly come down, one by one, people in the city ignore them, and only a boy and his dog think that the snowfall will amount to anything.…

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by Pulver, Robin E PULVER

Punctuation Takes a Vacation

When all the punctuation marks in Mr. Wright's class decide to take a vacation, the students discover just how difficult life can be without them.…

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by Wood, Audrey E WOOD

The Napping House

Six original songs accompany the story of the granny, child, dog, cat, mouse, and flea who settle down for a not-so-restful nap on a rainy afternoon.…

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by Meddaugh, Susan E MEDDAUG

Martha Speaks

Problems arise when Martha, the family dog, learns to speak after eating alphabet soup.…

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by Raschka, Christopher EB-PARKER RASCHKA

Charlie Parker Played Be Bop

Introduces the famous saxophonist and his style of jazz known as bebop ; includes "Night in Tunisia" written by Dizzy Gillespie from the CD "Jazz at Massey Hall" published by Universal MCA Music Publishing, courtesy of Fantasy, Inc.…

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by Stewart, Sarah, E STEWART

The Money Tree

In summer the leaves on the strange tree growing in Miss McGillicuddy's yard are harvested by many people, but when Miss McGillicuddy thinks about needing firewood for the winter, she realizes the tree may have another use.…

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by Gill, Jim E GILL

A Soup Opera

This is a richly illustrated story of a man, a bowl of soup and the man's operatic and frustrating quest to eat it.…

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by LaChanze E LACHANZ

Little Diva

Nena wants to be a Diva, with a capital D, just like her mommy, who's a star on Broadway. So she learns all she can about singing and dancing when she is at the theater and trains day and night to make her dreams come true.…

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by Stewart, Sarah, E STEWART

The Journey

A young Amish girl tells her "silent friend," her diary, about all the wondrous experiences she has on her first trip to a city, Chicago.…

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by Keats, Ezra Jack E KEATS

Whistle for Willie

A little boy wishes so much that he could whistle.…

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by Muecke, Anne E MUECKE

The Dinosaurs' Night Before Christmas

Every Christmas Eve, the dinosaur fossils in the museum come to life to sing, dance, eat gingerbread, and celebrate.…

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by Rylant, Cynthia E RYLANT

Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble : : the Second Book

For Henry and his big dog Mudge, spring means admiring the first snow glory, playing in puddles in the rain, and watching the five new kittens next door.…

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by Burleigh, Robert EB-EARHART BURLEIG

Night Flight : Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic

An account of Amelia Earhart's dangerous 1932 flight across the Atlantic Ocean from Newfoundland to Ireland, in which she survived bad weather and a malfunctioning airplane. Includes a brief biography of the aviator.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E398.21 KIMMEL

The Gingerbread Man

A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes a number of animals, until he meets a clever fox.…

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Skippyjon Jones, Lost in Spice

Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, has an adventure on Mars.…

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by Stevens, Janet E STEVENS

The Princess and the Pea

A young girl feels a pea through twenty mattresses and twenty featherbeds and proves that she is a real princess.…

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Skippyjon Jones : Class Action

Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese cat who would rather be his Chihuahua alter ego, is determined to attend dog obedience school.…

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Skippyjon Jones in the Doghouse

Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese cat who wants to be a Chihuahua dog.…

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Leave Your Sleep : a Collection of Classic Children's Poetry

This collection of classic children's poetry, adapted to music by Natalie Merchant, opens the door to a wondrous world filled with witches and fearless girls, blind men and elephants, giants and sailors and dancing bears. Leave Your Sleep features a daring and delightful selection, ranging from the beloved (e.e. cummin…

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by White, Linda, E WHITE

Too Many Pumpkins

Rebecca Estelle, an old woman who has hated pumpkins ever since she was a girl and her family had nothing else to eat, finds herself with a full crop of them.…

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by Thompson, Emma E THOMPSO

The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit

Although they were sent to pick blueberries, Peter Rabbit and his cousin Benjamin Bunny cannot resist sneaking into the fair.…

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Canciones De Pio Peep! : Rimas Tradicionales En Espanol

A collection of more than a dozen nursery rhymes in Spanish, from Spain and Latin America on the CD, along with more than two dozen rhymes in the book in Spanish with English translations.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

Presents a selection of classic jazz songs about the seasons, weather, and other subjects performed by well-known singers which can be used as bedtime lullabies for young children.…

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by Myers, Walter Dean, E MYERS

Looking Like Me

Jeremy sets out to discover all of the different "people" that make him who he is, including brother, son, writer, and runner.…

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Thousand Star Hotel

Once upon a time there were two muskrats who lived in a cabin near a big old river. Mr. Muskrat dreamt of catching enough fish to make them rich; Mrs. Muskrat was happy if they caught enough for a good supper. Then, one day, they reel in a giant golden catfish who promises to grant their wish if they set him free. The …

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by Hout, Mies van E HOUT

Pussycat, Pussycat

Mies van Hout's inimitable way with animals is on vibrant display in this collection of favorite nursery rhymes and songs for young children. From the demure kitty of the title to frogs, horses, sheep, mice, and more, this is sure to be a favorite from story time to bedtime. The accompanying CD features a warm maternal…

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Dewey Bob

Dewey Bob Crockett is a young raccoon who loves to collect shiny things, but he discovers that it is a lot harder for a raccoon to collect--and keep--a friend.…

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Skippyjon Jones Snow What

Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, stars in a fairy tale set in the winter wonderland of his imagination.…

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When Marian Sang : the True Recital of Marian Anderso

The inspiring story of Marian Anderson, best known for her historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J428 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday English . Volume 1 .

An introduction to the written and spoken English language using simple stories, instructions, and songs recorded on the CD and written in the accompanying book.…

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by Kalman, Maira E974.7104 KALMAN

Fireboat : the Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harve

A fireboat, launched in 1931, is retired after many years of fighting fires along the Hudson River, but is saved from being scrapped and then called into service again on September 11, 2001.…

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Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble

Skippyjon Jones, a Siamese kitten who thinks he's a Chihuahua, dreams of traveling to ancient Egypt with his gang of Chihuahua amigos.…

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by Paul, Ann Whitford E PAUL

Manana, Iguana

Iguana, Conejo, Tortuga, and Culebra are excited about having a spring party, but only Iguana is willing to do any of the work. Includes a glossary of Spanish words used.…

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by Williams, Brenda, E WILLIAM

Outdoor Opposites

Rhyming lyrics teach about opposites, including high and low and fast and slow.…

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The Wolves Are Back

For over a century, wolves were persecuted in the United States and nearly became extinct. Gradually reintroduced, they are thriving again in the West, much to the benefit of the ecosystem.…

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by Martin, Bill, E MARTIN

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color, and a teacher looking at them.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse

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.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

Storybook: With whimsical, dream-like illustrations, this book includes a selection of jazz standards and lullabies evoking the different seasons that will rock young children into a sweet, blissful sleep. Lyrics and brief explanatory notes accompany each featured song with whimsical, dream-like illustrations.…

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by Wu, Faye-Lynn E398.8095 WU

Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes : Share and Sing in Two Langua

A collection of nursery rhymes in English and Chinese, some originating from each tradition, interspersed with facts about Chinese culture and traditions.…

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It Looked Like Spilt Milk

Read-along CD accompanied by book with illustrations showing that a cloud may look like spilt milk, an ice cream cone, a tree, a mitten, a rabbit, or many other objects.…

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by Robertus, Polly M. E ROBERTU

The Dog Who Had Kittens

Baxter the Basset Hound comes to the aid of some kittens when their mother disappears one afternoon.…

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by Gibbons, Gail E595.789 GIBBONS

Monarch Butterfly

Describes the life cycle, body parts, and behavior of the monarch butterfly. Includes instructions on how to raise a monarch.…

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by Engelbreit, Mary J398.8 ENGELBE

Mary Engelbreit's Mother Goose : One Hundred Best-loved Verses

An illustrated collection of one hundred nursery rhymes, including "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" and other familiar poems, as well as "Mary had a Pretty Bird" and other less familiar ones.…

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by Bemelmans, Ludwig, E BEMELMA

Madeline's Rescue

A hound rescues a schoolgirl from the Seine, becomes a beloved school pet, is chased away by the trustees, and returns with a surprise.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E KIMMEL

I Took My Frog to the Library

A young girl brings her pets to the library, with predictably disastrous results.…

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by Falconer, Ian, E FALCONE

Olivia

Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime, Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J468 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Spanish. Volume 1

Presents a musical journey through the day with Marie and her family to learn Spanish with songs, common expressions, colors, numbers, the alphabet, and more.…

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by Boynton, Sandra E BOYNTON

Frog Trouble : Deluxe Songbook

Presents a CD and illustrated songbook of country songs.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J468 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Spanish. Volume 2 : Celebrating the Seasons

Listen and sing along as Marie and her brother Peter celebrate the magic of the seasons on a picnic, at the beach, visiting a museum, and building a snowman. Each season and activity introduces basic Spanish language skills through songs, phrases and vocabulary words.…

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Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones

"Holy guacamole! Skippyjon Jones is crazy-loco for dinosaurs! The kitty boy enters (via his closet) the land of dinosaurs in search of the fabled Skipposaurus. Instead he runs into his old amigos, the Chimichango gang. When a T-Mex threatens the pack, it's El Skippito, the great sword fighter, to the rescue. With yips …

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by Mahoney, Judy J495.6 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Japanese. Volume 1

Presents a musical journey through the day with Marie and her family to learn Japanese with songs, common expressions, colors, numbers, the alphabet, and more.…

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by Richards, Keith, EB-RICHARDS RICHARD

Gus & Me : the Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar

Tells the story of the young Keith Richards, who was introduced to the joy of music through his beloved granddad, affectionately known as "Gus."…

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by Bouchard, Dave E BOUCHAR

The Song Within My Heart

A young First Nations boy is preparing for his first pow-wow. His beloved grandmother guides him through the events of the day and helps him to understand what the singing and dancing are about.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Lilly's Big Day

When her teacher announces that he is getting married, Lilly the mouse sets her heart on being the flower girl at his wedding.…

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by Hutchins, Pat, E HUTCHIN

The Doorbell Rang

Each time the doorbell rings, there are more people who have come to share Ma's wonderful cookies.…

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by Martin, Bill, E MARTIN

Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3

Numbers from one to one hundred climb to the top of an apple tree in this rhyming chant.…

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Under the Moon : Jazz Standards and Lullabies

CD: Thirteen timeless classics recorded by singing legends Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan and Ray Charles, amongst others.…

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by Paul, Ann Whitford E PAUL

Fiesta Fiasco

When shopping for Culebra's birthday, Conejo convinces his friends Iguana and Tortuga to buy all the wrong presents. Includes a glossary of Spanish words used.…

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by Gibbons, Gail E635.62 GIBBONS

The Pumpkin Book

Describes how pumpkins come in different shapes and sizes, how they grow, and their traditional uses and cultural significance. Includes instructions for carving a pumpkin and drying the seeds.…

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by Hoberman, Mary Ann E HOBERMA

A House is a House for Me

Lists in rhyme the dwellings of various animals and things.…

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by Peters, Bernadette E PETERS

Broadway Barks

A homeless dog living in a New York City park follows a woman to Broadway Barks, an annual show sponsored by Broadway stars, where he is adopted by a little girl and finds a new home.…

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by Gantos, Jack E GANTOS

Rotten Ralph Helps out

Sarah's cat Rotten Ralph tries to help her create a school project based on ancient Egypt, but he is more of a hindrance than a help.…

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by Bemelmans, Ludwig, E BEMELMA

Madeline in London

Madeline and the other girls travel to London to visit their former neighbor on his birthday.…

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Favorite Folk Songs

"Join Peter Yarrow and sing along with this treasury of simple but memorable songs that have been cherished for generations"--P. [4] of cover.…

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by Queen Latifah, E LATIFAH

Queen of the Scene

A self-confident young African-American girl explains why she is "queen of the scene" at the playground.…

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Crow Boy

Concern and understanding on the part of his teacher result in bringing to young Chibi, shunned for years by his classmates as an outsider, a respect and popularity he had never known.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J491.78 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Russian. Volume 1

Presents a musical journey through the day with Marie and her family to learn Russian with songs, common expressions, colors, numbers, the alphabet, and more.…

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by Warwick, Dionne E WARWICK

Say a Little Prayer

Young Dionne Warwick is ambling through childhood like any other like kid, enjoying her family and neighbors, her pet dog, her hobbies, and school, when one day she discovers that she has a special talent.…

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by Collier, Bryan E COLLIER

Uptown

Explore Harlem with its many sounds, colors and moods. Visit the Apollo Theater, play basketball at Ruckers Park, hear the Boy's Choir and see the sunset over the Harlem River.…

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by Barrett, Judi E BARRETT

Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing

Pictures of animals wearing clothes show why this would be a ridiculous custom for them to adopt.…

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by Knudsen, Michelle E KNUDSEN

Library Lion

A lion starts visiting the local library but runs into trouble as he tries to both obey the rules and help his librarian friend.…

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by Gasoi, Jennifer E782.4208 GASOI

Blue and Red Make Purple

"This beautifully illustrated picture book featuring the irresistible songs of Grammy Award Winner Jennifer Gasoi offers children the opportunity to discover the differet colours of her jazz-inspired music. 'Blue and red make purple' is engaging, playful, and utterly endearing! Included are notes highlighting the histo…

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by Kalan, Robert E KALAN

Jump, Frog, Jump!

A cumulative tale in which a frog tries to catch a fly without getting caught itself.…

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by Hall, Donald, E HALL

Ox-cart Man

Describes the day-to-day life of an early nineteenth-century New England family throughout the changing seasons.…

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by Krauss, Ruth E KRAUSS

A Hole is to Dig : a First Book of First Definitions

This is a book of funny definitions, with drawings bouncing with action and good humor.…

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by Steptoe, John, E STEPTOE

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.…

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by Paul, Ellis J973.0922 PAUL

The Hero in You

A collection of songs profiles thirteen heroes from United States history, including Nellie Bly, Chief Joseph, and Ben Franklin, highlighting their accomplishments and contributions to society.…

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Goodnight Songs : a Celebration of the Seasons

Twelve seasonal lullabies are illustrated by contemporary artists, including Floyd Cooper, Leo Espinosa, and Dadu Shin.…

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by Henkes, Kevin E HENKES

Chester's Way

Chester and Wilson share the same exact way of doing things, until Lilly moves into the neighborhood and shows them that new ways can be just as good.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J458 MAHONEY

Teach Me-- Everyday Italian. Volume 2, Celebrating the Seasons

Follow Marie and Peter as they plant a garden, visit the museums, picnic at the beach, celebrate the holidays and other events of the season. A perfect place to start exploring new languages for children of all ages as it introduces common words, phrases and concepts to the beginning language learner through delightful…

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by Fleming, Candace E FLEMING

Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

After planting his long awaited dream garden, Mr. McGreely seeks a solution to the persistent infestation of his crops by bunnies.…

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by Kimmel, Eric A. E398.2452 KIMMEL

Anansi Goes Fishing

Anansi the spider plans to trick Turtle into catching a fish for his dinner, but Turtle proves to be smarter and gets a free meal. Explains the origin of spider webs.…

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by Mahoney, Judy J428 MAHONEY

Teach Me Everyday English . Volume 2 , Celebrating the Seasons

Follow Marie, her brother Peter, and their dog Spot as they plant a garden, visit the zoo, picnic at the beach, celebrate the holidays and other events of the season. Presents an enjoyable approach to exploring new languages as it introduces common words, phrases and concepts to the beginning language learner through s…

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by Raschka, Christopher E RASCHKA

John Coltrane's Giant Steps

John Coltrane's musical composition is performed by a box, a snowflake, some raindrops, and a kitten.…

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Goodnight Songs

A previously unpublished collection of twelve lullabies, illustrated by contemporary, award-winning artists including Jonathan Bean, Sophie Blackall, Renata Liwska, and Dan Yaccarino.…

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by Claflin, Willy, E CLAFLIN

Rapunzel and the Seven Dwarfs : a Maynard Moose Tale

Combines and resets the classic tales of Rapunzel and Snow White in the Northern Piney Woods of Alaska, where a prince riding a white moose tries to rescue a long-haired beauty who has been poisoned by a witch.…

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Skippyjon Jones

Skippyjon Jones is a Siamese cat with an overactive imagination who would rather be El Skippito, his Zorro-like alter ego.…

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by Ehlert, Lois E EHLERT

Planting a Rainbow

A mother and child plant a rainbow of flowers in the family garden.…

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by Steig, William, E STEIG

Pete's a Pizza

When Pete feels miserable because rain makes it impossible to play ball outdoors, his father finds a fun indoor game to play with his son.…

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