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3, 2, 1, go! 3, 2, 1, go! / Emily Arnold McCully

Told she cannot step over the line to play school with the older girls, Min builds a catapult and flies over it, instead.


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All aboard! All aboard! / Kelly Starling Lyons ; pictures by Nina Mata

Wishing he could play with family members who are busy with homework and other chores, little Ty taps the power of his imagination to make a train out of a big cardboard box, build a chair-and-blanket fort, and enjoy other fun-filled activities.


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And I mean it, Stanley And I mean it, Stanley / Crosby Bonsall

A little girl plays alone until her dog arrives.


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Animal armor Animal armor / Laura Marsh

"Information about animals shells, scales, spikes and other outer coverings, for young children learning to read"--


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Animals work Animals work / Ted Lewin

The author's paintings of animals that illustrate the work they do such as a dog that herds, a horse that carries and an elephant that lifts.


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Axel the truck Axel the truck / story by J.D. Riley ; pictures by Brandon Dorman

Axel the truck zooms up a rocky, twisty mountain road.


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Bee makes tea Bee makes tea / Lesley Sims ; illustrated by Fred Blunt ; [edited by Jenny Tyler ; designed by Caroline Spatz]

A lively story with irresistible illustrations, this book is a delight to share with very young children. It can also be enjoyed by children who are beginning to read for themselves. The simple rhyming text is a great way to develop essential language and early reading skills, and there are guidance notes for parents at the back of the book.


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The Berenstain Bears big bear, small bear The Berenstain Bears big bear, small bear / Stan & Jan Berenstain

Papa and Brother Bear demonstrate the difference between big and small with a variety of objects from hats and heads to suits of clothes.


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Big Cat Big Cat / Ethan Long

A hefty feline puts up with all kinds of indignities from the children in her loving but rambunctious family.


Bookjacket for  Big Pig and Little Pig

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Big Pig and Little Pig Big Pig and Little Pig / David McPhail

Although they like different things, Big Pig and Little Pig enjoy spending time together.


Bookjacket for  Big Pig on a dig

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Big Pig on a dig Big Pig on a dig / Phil Roxbee Cox ; illustrated by Stephen Cartwright ; edited by Jenny Tyler ; language consultant,

Pig finds a treasure map and digs for gold.


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Biscuit Biscuit / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

A little yellow dog wants ever one more thing before he'll go to sleep.


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Biscuit and the lost teddy bear Biscuit and the lost teddy bear / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

Biscuit the dog helps reunite a lost teddy bear with its owner.


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Biscuit feeds the pets Biscuit feeds the pets / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

Biscuit the puppy finds his own way to help feed the pets at Mr. Gray's Pet Shop.


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Biscuit goes camping Biscuit goes camping / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; picture by Pat Schories

Biscuit the puppy camps out in the back yard.


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Biscuit goes to school Biscuit goes to school / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

A dog follows the bus to school, where he meets the teacher and takes part in the activities of the class.


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Biscuit in the garden Biscuit in the garden / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

Biscuit the puppy is eager to see the plants and make friends with the animals in the garden.


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Biscuit loves the library Biscuit loves the library / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

On "Read to a Pet Day" at the library, Biscuit plays with story time puppets, visits with friends, and listens to recorded books before a librarian helps him discover his favorite acivity of all.


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Biscuit meets the class pet Biscuit meets the class pet / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

When Nibbles, the new class pet, gets lost during a visit, Biscuit the puppy helps find him.


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Biscuit takes a walk Biscuit takes a walk / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

A playful puppy wants to see everything on a walk to Grandpa's house.


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Biscuit visits the big city Biscuit visits the big city / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

On his first visit to the city, an excited puppy sees tall buildings, hears loud buses, and tries to say hello to everyone he meets.


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Biscuit wants to play Biscuit wants to play / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

The puppy Biscuit makes friends with two kittens.


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Biscuit's big friend Biscuit's big friend / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; picutures by Pat Schories

Biscuit, a little puppy, and Sam, a big dog, play together despite their difference in size.


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Biscuit's day at the farm Biscuit's day at the farm / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Pat Schories

Biscuit the dog meets hens, pigs, geese, and goats while visiting a farm.


Bookjacket for  Bob books

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Bob books Bob books / Lynn Maslen Kertell ; illustrated by Sue Hendra

Jack and Anna go on a hike. On their adventure they see animals. Can they have an adventure in the yard, too?


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Buddy to the rescue Buddy to the rescue / Lynn Maslen Kertell ; illustrated by Sue Hendra

Buddy wants a snack at the fair. Can he save the day and earn his treat?


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Bug in a rug Bug in a rug / Russell Punter ; illustrated by David Semple

A funny picture book featuring a madcap story about a bug who just wants to get snug in his rug, which uses phonic repetition to help children learn to read. The simple rhyming text helps to develop essential language and early reading skills, and there are guidance notes for parents at the back of the book.


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Calling all cars Calling all cars / written by Sue Fliess ; illustrated by Sarah Beise

"This bouncy text explores the wonderful world of cars zipping up, down, fast, and slow. And at the end of the day it's bedtime for these busy cars"--


Bookjacket for  Can you see what I see?

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Can you see what I see? Can you see what I see? / Walter Wick

Read the words and find the hidden objects, picture clues at the bottom of each page.


Bookjacket for  Car goes far

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Car goes far Car goes far / Michael Garland

After getting dirty during a big adventure, Car goes through the car wash to get clean again.


Bookjacket for  Caterpillar to butterfly

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Caterpillar to butterfly Caterpillar to butterfly / Laura Marsh

Introduces readers to butterflies and the process by which they go from being an egg, to a caterpillar, to a chrysalis, and finally to a butterfly.


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Clara and Clem take a ride Clara and Clem take a ride / Ethan Long

"When Clara and Clem build a car out of blocks, they have no idea where it will take them. But with a little imagination, the two take the trip of a lifetime down winding roads, up tall mountains, and across the sky"--


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Clara and Clem under the sea Clara and Clem under the sea / Ethan Long

Clara and Clem are off on an adventure under the sea, where they swim with dolphins, hug a shark, and even find buried treasure.


Bookjacket for  Clifford makes the team

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Clifford makes the team Clifford makes the team / [by] Norman Bridwell

Clifford the big red dog wants to play baseball with the boys and girls, but he cannot find a big enough bat.


Bookjacket for  Come back, Ben

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Come back, Ben Come back, Ben / Ann Hassett and John Hassett

A balloon takes Ben on an adventure.


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The cowboy The cowboy / Hildegard Müller ; English translation by Grace Maccarone

When Anna teaches her dog, Toto, to swim, he is carried too far out by a big wave but a boy in a cowboy hat comes to the rescue.


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Crab cab Crab cab / Harriet Ziefert ; illustrated by Yukiko Kido

Humorous illustrations and die-cut pages introduce rhyming word families ending in "ot," "ab," and "it."


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Crow in the snow Crow in the snow / Lesley Sims ; illustrator, Fred Blunt

A lively story with irresistible illustrations, this book is a delight to share with very young children. It can also be enjoyed by children who are beginning to read for themselves. The simple rhyming text is a great way to develop essential language and early reading skills, and there are guidance notes for parents at the back of the book.


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Crow made a friend Crow made a friend / Margaret Peot

A lonely crow tries to make a friend from sticks and leaves, then from snow, before forming a friendship that will last.


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The day I had to play with my sister The day I had to play with my sister / story and pictures by Crosby Bonsall

A young boy becomes very frustrated when he tries to teach his little sister to play hide-and-seek.


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Digger the Dinosaur Digger the Dinosaur / Rebecca Kai Dotlich ; pictures by Gynux

Digger wants to play baseball with his friends. But he isn't allowed to go out until he's cleaned his room. Digger starts cleaning at top speed, but the faster he moves the messier his room gets. His big tail and big feet aren't helping! Will Digger win the race to tidy his room and get to the game on time?


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Digger the dinosaur and the cake mistake Digger the dinosaur and the cake mistake / Rebecca Kai Dotlich ; pictures by Gynux

Today is the big dino party, and Digger and Dadasaur take a ride into town to get a cake, but before long, they end up getting lost.


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Don't throw it to Mo! Don't throw it to Mo! / David A. Adler ; illustrated by Sam Ricks

"Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins football team. The kids on the rival team tease him for being a 'butterfingers' who's too tiny to catch the ball. But Mo's coach has a plan up his sleeve to turn Mo's little size into a big win for the Robins"--


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The eye book The eye book / Dr. Seuss, writing as Theo. LeSieg ; illustrated by Joe Mathieu

A boy and rabbit both have two eyes that see all kinds of things, from blue and red to a bird and a bed.


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The fall festival The fall festival / Mercer Mayer

Join Little Critter and his family on their exciting road trip to the Fall Festival. From apple picking to hayrides, discover how fun the harvest season can be.


Bookjacket for  Farm animals

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Farm animals Farm animals / Joanne Mattern

"Learn about farm animals and learn to read along with a grown-up."--


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Fix this mess! Fix this mess! / Tedd Arnold

Robug tries to obey when Jake instructs it to "Fix this mess!" but somehow manages to make things worse.


Bookjacket for  Follow me!

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Follow me! Follow me! / Shira Evans

Join animal moms, dads, and babies, as these animal parents teach their young ones about the world. Adult and child readers can cuddle up and read aloud and learn together in this new "you read, I read" co-reader format.


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Follow me, Mittens Follow me, Mittens / story by Lola Schaefer ; pictures by Susan Kathleen Hartung

Mittens the kitten goes for a walk with Nick, but he is distracted by a butterfly and becomes lost.


Bookjacket for The foot book

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The foot book The foot book / Dr. Seuss

Beginner's text describes all sorts of feet doing all sorts of things.


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Frog on a log Frog on a log / Phil Roxbee Cox ; illustrated by Stephen Cartwright ; edited by Jenny Tyler; language consultant: M

Frog is happy living in the bog, until Pup the dog and Big Pig knock him off his log, so he tries to find a solution to his problem.


Bookjacket for  Garden day!

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Garden day! Garden day! / Candice Ransom ; illustrated by Erika Meza

It's springtime, and the perfect day to plant a garden! The brother and sister from Pumpkin Day!, Apple Picking Day!, and Snow Day! return and plant peas in their backyard. Read along as they dig holes, water the plants, and build a scarecrow with their parents! Easy-to-follow rhyme ensures a successful reading experience, and bright, fun art enhances the story.


Bookjacket for  Glowing animals

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Glowing animals Glowing animals / Rose Davidson

Introduces bioluminescence in animals, describing how and why certain animals emit light.


Bookjacket for  Go away, dog

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Go away, dog Go away, dog / story by Joan L. Nodset ; pictures by Paul Meisel

An old dog's friendly persistence slowly convinces a young boy to take him home.


Bookjacket for  Go, Huckle, go!

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Go, Huckle, go! Go, Huckle, go! / illustrated by Huck Scarry ; written by Erica Farber

Lowly, Huckle, and their friends compete in a car race.


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Go, Otto, go! Go, Otto, go! / story and pictures by David Milgrim

Otto the robot builds a spaceship to take him home.


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Goat in a boat Goat in a boat / Lesley Sims; illustrated by David Semple

Goat decides they need different food to eat, so he gets his boat and goes fishing in the castle's moat.


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Going to the firehouse Going to the firehouse / Mercer Mayer

"Little Critter and his classmates are taking a trip to the firehouse--join Little Critter as he learns to stop, drop, and roll with Fireman Joe!"--Cover back.


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Going to the Sea Park Going to the Sea Park / Mercer Mayer

"Little Critter and his classmates are taking a trip to the Sea Park, join Little Critter as he learns about exciting and strange sea creatures.


Bookjacket for  Good boy

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Good boy Good boy / Sergio Ruzzier
"This is the story of a boy and his dog. Or is it a dog and his boy?"--Dust jacket.

Bookjacket for  Good night, Knight

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Good night, Knight Good night, Knight / Betsy Lewin

After a tantalizing dream about golden cookies, Knight and his horse embark on a quest for baked goods.


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Goose on the loose Goose on the loose / Phil Roxbee Cox ; illustrated by Stephen Cartwright ; edited by Jenny Tyler

Goose is running amok on her scooter, irritating the other barnyard animals.


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The great bunk bed battle The great bunk bed battle / Tina Kugler

It is time for bed but fox siblings Franny and Fritz are arguing over which is the best bed: the upper bunk or the lower; they try switching but ultimately decide that the very best bed is Fred the dog's bed--so that is where they all curl up to sleep.


Bookjacket for  Great day for up

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Great day for up Great day for up / Dr. Seuss ; pictures by Quentin Blake

Rhymed text and illustrations introduce the many meanings of "up."


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Grow little turnip, grow big Grow little turnip, grow big / pictures by Laura Rader

A cumulative tale in which the turnip planted by an old man grows so enormous that everyone must help to pull it up.


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Happy birthday, Thomas! Happy birthday, Thomas! / W. Awdry ; illustrated by Owain Bell

Thomas the train engine thinks that all the other engines are too busy to help him celebrate his birthday, but he is in for a surprise.


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Happy Cat Happy Cat / Steve Henry

Cat makes new animal friends as he climbs higher and higher in an apartment building.


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Harry takes a bath Harry takes a bath / Harriet Ziefert ; pictures by Mavis Smith

Harry Hippo takes a bath, plays in the water, and cleans up afterwards.


Bookjacket for  Hello, baby beluga

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Hello, baby beluga Hello, baby beluga / Darrin Lunde ; illustrations by Patricia J. Wynne

An introduction to the life and habitat of the baby beluga.


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Hen's pens Hen's pens / Phil Roxbee Cox ; illustrated by Stephen Cartwright ; edited by Jenny Tyler ; language consultant,

Hen has ten new pens which she uses to draw on other things when the paper runs out.


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Henry goes skating Henry goes skating / illustrations in the style of Brian Biggs by Simon Abbott ; text by B. B. Bourne

"It's a snowy day, perfect for ice-skating! Henry sees lots of amazing vehicles on his way to the rink, but the best vehicle of the day is around the corner."--Publisher.


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Henry in a jam Henry in a jam / illustrations in the style of Brian Biggs by Simon Abbott ; text by B.B. Bourne

Henry describes the different vehicles he sees as he is stuck in a traffic jam.


Bookjacket for  How many fish?

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How many fish? How many fish? / story by Caron Lee Cohen ; pictures by S.D. Schindler

Bookjacket for  I am water

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I am water I am water / Jean Marzollo ; illustrated by Judith Moffatt

This is a simple introduction to water, illustrating rain, snow, pools, puddles, waves, and more.


Bookjacket for  I can help

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I can help I can help / Hans Wilhelm

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I can ride! I can ride! / Lynn Maslen Kertell ; illustrated by Sue Hendra

"Jack is learning how to ride a bike. Dad is helping him. Will Jack be able to do it?"--Page [4] of cover.


Bookjacket for  I had ten hats

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I had ten hats I had ten hats / David McPhail

"Have fun finding silly hats--a flat hat, a bat hat, and even a cat hat"--


Bookjacket for  I have a garden

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I have a garden I have a garden / Bob Barner

Dog relates the wonderful things that can be found in a garden.


Bookjacket for  I lost my tooth!

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I lost my tooth! I lost my tooth! / Hans Wilhelm

When Puppy's tooth comes out and he loses it, he figures out a way to get treats from the Tooth Fairy anyway.


Bookjacket for  I love colors!

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I love colors! I love colors! / Hans Wilhelm

A playful dog makes a colorful mess when he mixes different colors of paint.


Bookjacket for  I love Easter!

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I love Easter! I love Easter! / Hans Wilhelm

Noodles the dog goes on an early-morning Easter egg hunt without his best friend, Teddy.


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I love school! I love school! / Hans Wilhelm

On his first visit to school, Noodles the dog feels scared until he meets a nice teacher and makes new friends.


Bookjacket for  I love snow!

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I love snow! I love snow! / Hans Wilhelm

A little white dog enjoys playing out in the snow.


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I see, you saw I see, you saw / written and illustrated by Nurit Karlin

Two cats take a stroll and find a seesaw, which one of them saws.


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I spy a butterfly I spy a butterfly / riddles by Jean Marzollo ; photographs by Walter Wick
With rhythm, rhyme, and picture clues, this book is written to support the newest reader.

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I spy a penguin I spy a penguin / riddles by Jean Marzollo ; photographs by Walter Wick

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I'm on it! I'm on it! / [Mo Willems and] Andrea Tsurumi

"When Frog and Goat turn a simple game into an all-out competition, things get out of hand...until finally, they're over it"--


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Ice mice Ice mice / Harriet Ziefert ; Illustrated by Yukiko Kido

"Offering a springboard into independent reading, the Flip-a-Word series takes kids from a single word, to a phrase, to a simple sentence. Ice Mice utilizes word families to help new readers recognize similarities between words that rhyme and connect words that have matching long or short vowel sounds"--


Bookjacket for  In my backyard

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In my backyard In my backyard / written by Don L. Curry ; illustrated by Erin O'Leary Brown

A girl sees many signs of spring in her backyard, including a frog and a bird.


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Just critters who care Just critters who care / Mercer Mayer

When Little Critter finds out that one of his neighbors is in need, he rallies his friends and family together to volunteer their help, in an early reader title about community service.


Bookjacket for  Just helping my dad

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Just helping my dad Just helping my dad / Mercer Mayer

When Little Critter helps his Dad all day long, things don't go as planned.


Bookjacket for  Ling & Ting

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Ling & Ting Ling & Ting / Grace Lin

Twin sisters Ling and Ting have fun together playing in all kinds of weather.


Bookjacket for The lion and the mouse

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The lion and the mouse The lion and the mouse / Gail Herman ; illustrated by Lisa McCue

An adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when he rescues the King of the Jungle.


Bookjacket for  Little ducks go

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Little ducks go Little ducks go / Emily Arnold McCully

Mother Duck is on the run trying to keep her ducklings safe.


Bookjacket for  Llamas in pajamas

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Llamas in pajamas Llamas in pajamas / Russell Punter ; illustrated by David Semple

Four young llamas have a sleepover and tell scary stories.


Bookjacket for  Look out, Mouse!

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Look out, Mouse! Look out, Mouse! / Steve Björkman

When Farmer Fred forgets to feed the horse, a mouse helps out and later, when the mouse is in trouble, the horse repays his kindness.


Bookjacket for  Look!

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Look! Look! / Ted Lewin

"An elephant eats, giraffes drink, a warthog digs, and a boy plays, reads, and dreams."--


Bookjacket for  Loose tooth

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Loose tooth Loose tooth / Lola M. Schaefer ; pictures by Sylvie Wickstrom

A young child experiences a loose tooth for the first time and eagerly waits for it to come out.


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Lucky duck Lucky duck / written by Ellen Weiss ; illustrated by Brian Lies

This adventure features a duck, oblivious to the dangers around him, whose day is filled with near-misses until he slips on a banana peel straight into his bed.


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Marvin K. Mooney, will you please go now! Marvin K. Mooney, will you please go now! / Dr. Seuss

Suggests in rhyme a number of ways for Marvin K. Mooney to travel as long as he gets going--now! In merry verse and illustrations, Marvin is asked to leave by every conceivable means of transportation.


Bookjacket for  Me too!

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Me too! Me too! / Valeri Gorbachev

"Chipmunk and Bear spend a snowy day together and discover that they like to do all of the same things."--


Bookjacket for  Mia and the big sister ballet

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Mia and the big sister ballet Mia and the big sister ballet / Robin Farley ; pictures by Aleksey and Olga Ivanov

"Mia's big sister, Ava, is the star of a real ballet----and Mia's dance class is going to visit her!"--P. [4] of cover.


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Mia and the daisy dance Mia and the daisy dance / Robin Farley ; pictures by Aleksey and Olga Ivanov

Mia the kitten is so excited about the show that her ballet class will be doing, but when Anna leaves class early, Mia is afraid that she will not learn the dance in time.


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Mia and the dance for two Mia and the dance for two / Robin Farley ; pictures by Aleksey and Olga Ivanov

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Mia and the too big tutu Mia and the too big tutu / Robin Farley ; pictures by Aleksey and Olga Ivanov

Mia the kitten is so excited about her first day of ballet class that she accidentally brings her big sister's tutu instead of her own.


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Mia sets the stage Mia sets the stage / Robin Farley ; pictures by Aleksey and Olga Ivanov

"The big recital is just around the corner, and all of the students in Miss Bird's dance class are busy getting ready. The stage is designed, the costumes are picked, and the dancers must practice, practice, practice! But when Mia decides to practice on her way home from class, she falls and hurts her paw. Oh, no! Can Mia still be part of the big day? Miss Bird might have the perfect part for Mia after all."--Dust jacket.


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Min makes a machine Min makes a machine / Emily Arnold McCully

"On a very hot day, Min, a budding engineer, builds a machine that draws water from a well and into a swimming pool"--


Bookjacket for  Mine's the best

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Mine's the best Mine's the best / Crosby Bonsall

Two little boys meet at the beach, each sure that his balloon is better.


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Mittens at school Mittens at school / story by Lola M. Schaefer ; pictures by Susan Kathleen Hartung

Mittens wants to see everything during his visit to Nick's school, but the kitten gets into trouble while everyone is away from the classroom.


Bookjacket for  Mittens, where is Max?

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Mittens, where is Max? Mittens, where is Max? / story by Lola M. Schaefer ; pictures by Susan Kathleen Hartung

Mittens the kitten searches for his friend Max, a dog, so they can play together.


Bookjacket for  Moe is best

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Moe is best Moe is best / Richard Torrey

Moe is still too little to accomplish certain tasks but he is best at trying.


Bookjacket for  My dog, Buddy

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My dog, Buddy My dog, Buddy / David Milgrim

Mom, Dad, and brother Pete all try to get Buddy to obey, but only one family member understands how to communicate with the mischievous canine.


Bookjacket for  My school trip

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My school trip My school trip / Lynn Maslen Kertell ; illustrated by Sue Hendra

Jack's class is at the zoo. What animals will me meet on his trip?


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The new puppy The new puppy / Lynn Maslen Kertell ; illustrated by Sue Hendra

Jack and Anna want a puppy. A puppy will be fun! It will be hard work, too.


Bookjacket for  No kisses, please!

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No kisses, please! No kisses, please! / Hans Wilhelm

Aunt Judy comes for a visit and always wants to shower Noodles with kisses, but Noodles doesn't want to be kissed.


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Ocean animals collection Ocean animals collection

Collects four books that provide information about underwater animals, including their habitats, diet, physical characteristics, and behaviors.


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Oh, cats! Oh, cats! / Nola Buck ; pictures by Nadine Bernard Westcott

A child plays with three new cat friends.


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Old hat, new hat, Old hat, new hat, / Stan and Jan Berenstain

Can the perfect old hat really be replaced by a new one?


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Outdoor adventures! Outdoor adventures! / Lynn Maslen Kertell ; illustrated by Sue Hendra

Jack and Anna go on a hike. On their adventure they see animals. Can they have an adventure in the yard, too?


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Pete at the beach Pete at the beach / created by James Dean

"Pete is spending the day at the seashore. He has fun collecting shells and building a sand castle. But the beach is very hot. There is a whole ocean for Pete to cool off in, but it looks scary. Pete's brother, Bob, offers to teach Pete to surf. Will that be enough to help Pete get over his fear of the water?"--Description from Amazon.com.


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Pete the cat Pete the cat / created by [& art by] James Dean

Pete the cat shares his big lunch with his friends.


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Pete the cat Pete the cat / created by James Dean

"Pete the Cat is ready to play baseball! Pete's team, the Rocks, is playing the Rolls. But when the game doesn't go Pete's way, what will Pete do?"--From the publisher.


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Pete won't eat Pete won't eat / Emily Arnold McCully

Pete the pig does not want to eat his slop, but cannot go out to play with his brother and sisters until he does.


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Pig is big on books Pig is big on books / Douglas Florian

Pig loves books, both big and small, and reads them at school, at home, and on the bus.


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The pink book The pink book / Diane Muldrow ; illustrated by Mike Yamada

"A young girl celebrates all the different shades of her favorite color"--


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Pizza mouse Pizza mouse / Michael Garland

A city-dwelling mouse carries a slice of pizza on a subway and delivers it to his family in this easy-to-read book.


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Puppy Mudge finds a friend Puppy Mudge finds a friend / Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Suçie Stevenson

No one loves to play more than Henry's puppy, Mudge. And when Fluffy the cat joins Mudge for a play date, the games are just beginning. From running to hiding to climbing galore, these two just might prove that cats and dogs really can be friends.


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Puppy Mudge has a snack Puppy Mudge has a snack / Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Isidre Mones in the style of Suçie Stevenson

When Henry has a snack, his puppy Mudge wants one too.


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Puppy Mudge loves his blanket Puppy Mudge loves his blanket / Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Isidre Moñes in the style of Suçie Stevenson

Mudge loves his blanket so much that when it gets lost, Henry has to find it or Mudge might never go to sleep.


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Puppy Mudge takes a bath Puppy Mudge takes a bath / Cynthia Rylant ; illustrated by Isidre Mones in the style of Suçie Stevenson

When his puppy Mudge gets dirty, Henry has some trouble giving him a bath.


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Quack shack Quack shack / [text by Harriet Ziefert] ; illustrated by Yukiko Kido

Humorous illustrations and die-cut pages introduce short vowel sounds in this Flip-a-word book.


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Raccoon on the moon Raccoon on the moon / Russell Punter ; illustrated by David Semple

A raccoon gets in his rocket ship and flies off to the moon. Told In rhyming text.


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Rick & Rack and the great outdoors Rick & Rack and the great outdoors / Ethan Long

Rick the raccoon and Rack the deer spend a day fishing, tracking wild animals, and canoeing on a lake.


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Sam's ball Sam's ball / Barbro Lindgren ; illustrated by Eva Eriksson

A toddler and his cat clash over who gets to play with the ball.


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Sam's cookie Sam's cookie / Barbro Lindgren ; illustrated by Eva Eriksson

Sam and Doggie have a disagreement about Sam's cookie.


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Scat, cat! Scat, cat! / story by Alyssa Satin Capucilli ; pictures by Paul Meisel

A lost and lonely cat finally finds its way back home.


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See me dig See me dig / Paul Meisel

A group of dogs that loves to dig has a fun-filled day of making mischief, in this easy-to-read story.


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See me run See me run / Paul Meisel

A dog has a fun-filled day at the dog park, in this easy-to-read story.


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See Otto See Otto / story and pictures by David Milgrim

Otto the robot lands on Earth, where he is chased by a rhinoceros and befriended by some monkeys.


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See Pip point See Pip point / David Milgrim

When Pip the mouse floats off with Otto the robot's balloon, Otto and Zee the Bee go to the rescue.


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Shark in the park Shark in the park / Phil Roxbee Cox ; illustrated by Stephen Cartwright ; edited by Jenny Tyler ; language consultant,

Pup and his warnings of a shark in the park bring the animals to the lake where they discover Jake Snake and his floating shark ring.


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Sid and Sam Sid and Sam / Nola Buck ; pictures by G. Brian Karas

Sid sings a long song that drives Sam crazy.


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Sleepy dog Sleepy dog / Harriet Ziefert ; illustrated by Norman Gorbaty

Simple text and illustrations portray a small dog getting ready for bed, sleeping, dreaming, and waking up.


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Sleepy Dog, wake up! Sleepy Dog, wake up! / Harriet Ziefert ; illustrated by Norman Gorbaty

Simple text and illustrations portray a small dog waking up, having breakfast, and getting ready to play.


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Snail brings the mail Snail brings the mail / Russell Punter and Maira Mackinnon ; illustrated by Fred Blunt

Reliable snail never fails to deliver the mail, but can he make it on time?


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Snake cake Snake cake / Pearl Markovics ; consultant: Beth Gambro, Reading Specialist, Yorkville, Illinois

It's time to read and rhyme! This book introduces young readers to the ake word family through a simple rhyming story. The expertly crafted text uses this rhyming pattern along with strong picture cues to help early readers get the reading practice they need.


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Snowball soup Snowball soup / Mercer Mayer

Little Critter and Little sister and their dog play out in the snow and make snowball soup.


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Stop pop Stop pop / Harriet Ziefert ; illustrated by Yukiko Kido

Combines simple rhymes with anime-style illustrations in a series of skill-building stories that invites young readers to become familiar with word families that share similar long- and short-vowel sounds.


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Swing Otto swing! Swing Otto swing! / story and pictures by David Milgrim

When Otto has trouble learning to swing on vines like his monkey friends, he decides to make his own swing set instead.


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Ted in a red bed Ted in a red bed / Phil Roxbee Cox ; illustrated by Stephen Cartwright ; edited by Jenny Tyler ; language consultant,

Ted goes to the store to buy a bed, tries it out, falls asleep, and dreams he is traveling in it and wakes up finding himself in the bed at home.


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This is my town This is my town / Mercer Mayer

Little Critter invites readers to explore his town and discover where everyone works and plays.


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Thump and Plunk Thump and Plunk / story by Janice May Udry ; pictures by Geoffrey Hayes

When Thump thumps Plunk's doll Plunkit, an argument starts which their mother resolves.


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A ticket for cricket A ticket for cricket / Molly Coxe

"Little Cricket's wishes he could go someplace where he could play and make noise without waking his new baby brother"--


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Tiny goes camping Tiny goes camping / Cari Meister ; illustrated by Rich Davis

Tiny and his owner are having fun camping until they discover that Tiny doesn't fit in their tent.


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Tiny goes to the library Tiny goes to the library / Cari Meister ; illustrated by Rich Davis

Tiny the dog is a big help at the library when his owner takes out too many books to carry home.


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Tiny the snow dog Tiny the snow dog / Cari Meister ; illustrated by Rich Davis

Tiny and his owner play in the snow and Tiny becomes a snow dog.


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To the rescue! To the rescue! / Mercer Mayer

"Uh-oh, Dad needs help! When Dad is locked in the basement, Little Critter knows what to do. He picks up the phone to dial three numbers. The firement arrive in just a few minutes to rescue Dad... but they don't stay long to share in the excitement. They have another job to do. Join Littler Critter as he shares his 9-1-1 smarts!"--From publisher description.


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Toad makes a road Toad makes a road / Phil Roxbee Cox ; illustrated by Stephen Cartwright ; edited by Jenny Tyler ; educational psycholog

Toad moves into a new house on top of a hill, but no one can get to it until she builds a road leading to her house.


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Too cool for school Too cool for school / Kimberly and James Dean

"Pete just can't decide which outfit to wear to school! He has so many options to choose from. Fans of Pete the Cat will enjoy Pete's creativity in choosing the coolest outfit" --


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Wet pet Wet pet / illustrated by Yukiko Kido

Humorous illustrations and die-cut pages introduce words of the same family, such as pet, wet, jet, and then combine them in often-improbable phrases, including jet gets wet.


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What's that, Mittens? What's that, Mittens? / Lola M. Schaefer ; pictures by Susan Kathleen Hartung

When Mittens the kitten digs a hole under the fence in the yard, he meets a new friend--Max the dog.


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When Tiny was tiny When Tiny was tiny / Cari Meister ; illustrated by Rich Davis

A dog's owner describes how Tiny grew from a very small puppy to a very big dog.


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Whose hat is it? Whose hat is it? / Valeri Gorbachev

When someone's hat blows off in the wind, Turtle asks various animals if it belongs to one of them.

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