Guide to Living with your Monster
your monster misbehaving? Is he eating your favorite shirts? Never fear those
monster mishaps again!
the many things a young child can do independently are demonstrated, (tying
shoes, riding bike, kicking ball), but there is one thing one cannot do
and Ernie think of new games to play inside on a rainy day.
Animals on the Farm
Grover searches all over the farm for a missing kitten, he meets many animals
with their new babies.
Sister Says No
Critter is having a bad day. His baby sister follows him everywhere and stops
him from doing what he wants to do.
Chicken Sisters are planning a party and invite all the barnyard animals. But
mean old Rooster thinks that only neat, clean animals should be allowed to
Bears and Mama's New Job, The
Stan; Berenstain, Jan
Mama Bear decides to turn her hobby into a business, each member of the Bear
family tries to help a little more around the house.
Bears and the Baby Chipmunk
Stan & Jan
Bear family adopts a curious baby chipmunk.
Bears and the Big Road Race, The
Stan; Berenstain, Jan
Bear in his little red car slowly but surely wins out against the yellow and
blue cars in this tortoise-and-hare story.
Bears Down on the Farm
Stan & Jan
Bear family is visiting Farmer Ben today. Brother and Sister have so many
questions about how the farm works, and Farmer Ben has a lot to teach them.
They never knew hard work could be so much fun!
Bears On the Job, The
Stan; Berenstain, Jan
and Sister meet Firebear Bob, Police Officer Marguerite, and others as they
try to discover "What will I be when I grow up?
Seat in Second Grade, The
is tired of waiting to be Hamster Helper. So when his class takes a trip to
the science museum, Sam decides to bring along something extra. Companion
and the Baby
wants to meet the new baby. But the baby is sleeping, and Biscuit must be
Meets the Class Pet
Nibbles, the new class pet, gets lost during a visit, Biscuit the puppy helps
Wins a Prize
a small puppy, gets excited when he is entered in a pet show.
Valentine's Day and Biscuit and the little girl have a lot of special
deliveries to make.
Bottom is chock-full of waterlooged humor that will reel in the fans - lift
the flaps and get hooked!
said the Bee
bee sits on Duck, and when duck QUACKS at it to scat, it doesn't listen! So
Duck sits on Hen. Hilarity ensues as each animal sits on another.
Out to Play
goose rhymes from Ladybug.
Fish is angry that Tug copies everything he does, especially when their
teacher, Miss Cuttle, picks them to work on a project together.
girl named Lisa fell in love with a little brown bear wearing green overalls
with one button missing.
Best Halloween Ever
is almost here, and Corduroy can't wait! He is going to have a party.
George 2 Follow That Monkey
elephant friend Kayla misses her family-and on this whirlwind adventure,
George will stop at nothing to help her find them!
George Takes a Job
George takes a job as a dishwasher and a window washer.
Seed's Big Dream, The
seed dreams of becoming a dandelion.
and Gran Don't Like Babies
and Gran are not happy about the idea of a new baby coming, but they change
their minds after the birth.
in the Life of Oscar the Grouch, A
the Grouch describes the things he likes about living in a garbage can on
Sesame Street, as well as the things that make him grouchy.
of a Worm: Teacher's Pet
Doreen; Bliss, Harry
is all about having fun, respecting the earth, and never taking baths.
De Soto, a mouse dentist, copes with the toothaches of various animals except
those with a taste for mice, until the day a fox comes to him in great pain.
Who Found Christmas, The
Buster the dog has been abandoned on Christmas Eve. Cold and frightened, he
wanders in search of comfort. He is chased away from every door. Finally he
follows carolers to the home of an old man who wants a dog just as much as
Buster wants a home.
little donkey, unhappy that his big ears stick straight up, asks other farm
animals for advice on how to improve his appearance.
Mrs. Jenkins proposes the class paint dinosaurs, Doris's unusual artistic
talent is not recognized until the class visits a modern art museum.
on the Farm with Grover
Grover takes care of his uncle's farm for the summer, he discovers being a
farmer isn't as easy as he thought.
fun it is to hear popcorn popping, flutes tooting, hands clapping, and
Has a Lesson
time for Eloise's lesson. Today her tutor, Philip, wants her to learn math,
but Eloise has a better idea!
me, I'm trying to read!
book is full of charm, humour and cuteness, with its wonderful African flair,
gorgeous pictures and message to encourage reading.
first-graders of Robin Hill School love to look at all the different fall
leaves. When they hear that in some states the leaves don't change color,
they come up with a plan to share fall with other first-graders.
the parts of a fire engine and how fire fighters use them to fight fires.
Grade Friends Recess Mess
story of poor Sam, who needs to go to the boys' room, but since he cannot
read or spell, he worries that he will not know which door to enter.
story of the Pilgrims is vividly retold in simple language for beginning
all the characters of Sesame Street wanting their broken things fixed, Luis,
who runs the Fix-it Shop, doesn't have time to work on his broken clock.
Wants a Pet
Paulette, Clark, Brenda
can count forwards and backwards. He can zip zippers and button buttons. And
ever since he was small, he really wanted a pet.
easy reader contains only 30 different words, repeated often to help the
young reader develop word recognition and interest in reading.
Find the Missing Piece
Marco and Giulio
time riddle rhymes.
time to say goodnight. But what if a dog isn't sleepy? This book captures how
a reluctant pup warms to bedtime in a way that young children will recognize
immediately--and find as reassuring as their own bed.
and the Ants
story of the grasshopper who played and the ants who prepared for winter.
Green Garden, A
Critter and his family plant some vegetables. After lots of watering,
weeding, and waiting, they enjoy a delicious meal.
incident on Groundhog Day reveals the true relationship between Phil the
groundhog and his shadow.
Book of Cute Little Baby Animals
reads a library book that introduces the characteristics of a variety of baby
Birthday Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King worked so hard for freedom and helped so many people to
gain it, we honor him every year on his special day.
Takes a Bath
Harry Hippo takes a bath, he wants to get clean, but he also wants to play!
Harry has lots of fun splish-splashing around! Then he cleans up the messy
Baby! Hola Bebe
meeting a bevy of baby animals- including a clever monkey, a sleepy leopard,
and a dusty lion cub-the baby in this story discovers the most precious
creature of all . . . itself, of course!
and Mudge and the Starry Night
and his dog Mudge go camping with Henry's parents.
and Mudge Take the Big Test
and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And they're off to a
school for dogs so Mudge can learn some manners!
young girl thinks that Wayne is a pest, until she gets to know him better.
Many Feet? How Many Tails?
book of math riddles.
Many Kisses do you want Tonight?
many kisses do you want tonight?" the animals ask, snuggling critters
children need to learn and know that they can do many things. That is what
builds true confidence.
Can Do It Myself
Sesame Street characters describe the many activities they can do on their
Hate My Bow!
furious and embarrassed dog hates the big frilly bow that his owners have put
on the top of his head, and he wishes with all his heart that he could go
play with his friends in the mud.
Critter struggles to remember what he is supposed to do each day.
Love You as Much...
bond between mothers and their babies can be shared at naptime or bedtime or
whenever it is time to say "I love you."
Want to Be a Fire Fighter
learns how fire fighters put out fires, steer hook and ladder trucks, wash
fire trucks, and handle the hoses.
Was So Mad
Critter family says no to everything Little Critter wants to do. Finally, mad
at the world, Little Critter announces he will run away.
A Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories
... Crash ... BOO! Shivering skeletons, ghostly pirates, chattering corpses,
and haunted graveyards ... all to chill your bones! Share these seven
spine-tingling stories in a dark, dark room.
the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
waits for the Great Pumpkin, Snoopy has a run in with the Red Baron, and all
Charlie Brown gets for trick-or-treat is a rock.
Me and My Cousin
Gina; Mayer, Mercer
visit to a cousin's house turns out not to be so bad after all.
Me and My Dad
the tale of a father-and-son camping trip filled with Little Critter's
mistakes and good intentions.
Me and My Puppy
though Puppy misbehaves, he makes a wonderful pet.
and the Cricket, The
friends, a ladybug and a cricket, each have talents and find out how they can
work and play together using their talents together.
Zack, and Emmie Together Again
trio of friends spend the winter of their 2nd grade doing things together.
Critter's Staying Overnight
Critter causes quite a commotion when he spends the night at his friend's
Engine That Could, The
the other engines refuse, the Little Blue Engine tries to pull a stranded
train full of dolls, toys, and good food over the mountain.
chick is warned by the other barnyard animals never to annoy the old rooster,
because without him to bring up the sun, there may be no future.
little sister, Liz, proves that she is more than just a pest when she rescues
a baby from walking over a bed of sea urchins at the beach.
What I Can Do
Sesame Street characters are able to do many things such as folding clothes,
feeding pets, and painting pictures.
With Punch, A
boy packs his lunch with delicious items, and then shares it with a friend
who has forgotten his own lunch at school.
cats that are as different as night and day are nevertheless best friends.
a five-year-old African-American boy who decides to bake himself a birthday
cake, learns some lessons about the difficulties of baking in an illustrated
tale that includes a cake and icing recipe for young bakers.
& Me Marley to the Rescue
is always getting into trouble. But when trouble comes to his friends, it's
up to the frisky dog to save the day!
and the Runaway Pumpkin
family wants their giant pumpkin to win a prize at the fair. But on the big
day, their silly dog sends the pumpkin on a wild ride instead!
Christmas Mom and Dad
Critter approaches Christmas with the intention of being a good helper. When
he makes a mistake, he has a logical explanation.
Moore Thought Otherwise
the story of how librarian Ann Carroll Moore created the first children's
room at the New York Public Library.
Nelson is Back
Harry; Marshall, James
their teacher has to go away for a week, the kids in room 207 plan to
"really act up."
Smith's Incredible Storybook
the new teacher, Miss Smith, reads to her class, Zack and his classmates are
amazed to find that the storybook characters come to life.
is a small, shy kitten in a big, new house. Will he find a place just for
his baby sister crawls away while he is supposed to be watching her, Ralph
and the other bunnies stop decorating Easter eggs to search for her.
Putter & Tabby Ring The Bell
Cynthia; Howard, Arthur
enjoying autumn weather and activities, Mr. Putter, realizing how much he
misses going to school, takes his cat Tabby, their adventurous neighbor, Mrs.
Teaberry, and her cake-loving dog Zeke to "Show and Tell."
Putter & Tabby Run the Race
Putter is convinced to run in a senior marathon with his neighbor, Mrs.
Teaberry, when he learns that second prize is a train set.
mix -- From puppy to adult -- Taking care of mutts.
the little boy in this story knows how to get Buddy to do what he
should--with hugs and cuddles and lots of love!
do you learn what the world is like? Through your five senses! Every sound,
taste, smell, sight, and touch helps kids to discover something new.
book about your senses.
Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay
who is blind, wants to be treated like other kids in her first grade
inclusive class. And, mostly, she is. She and her three best friends love to
sing and dance, and help each other in math, reading and art. Zulay also
receies instruction from a special teacher and with her help participates in
Field Day activities as her friends cheer her on.
book of rhyming.
Talk to Strangers
different situations to help make important distinctions between people who
are "safe" and people to avoid.
boy is a little jealous of his new baby brother until mommy gives him a hug
and the new baby gives him a smile.
simple retelling of the Old Testament story of Noah, who followed God's
orders to build a great ark in preparation for the coming flood.
retelling of the Bible story of Noah and the huge ark God asked him to build.
Mother is in Second Grade
grade is about the age where children are torn between wanting mom to visit
school, but aware their friends might think it uncool.
Fools the Tooth Fairy
wanted a visit from the tooth fairy. He had a loose tooth, but it was taking
so long to come out. Then Norman had an idea. Why couldn't he fool the tooth
I Know All About Seeds
children to the wonderful world of nature and plants all around them.
summer in the city, and a rascally squirrel is up to all sorts of tricks. But
when he sneaks inside an apartment window, he'll need one nutty solution to
get back out!
Owly asks his mother question after question about the world, she finds just
the right ways to help him find the answers.
Bag Princess, The
is a beautiful princess who has to use courage and a lot of brains to outwit
the dragon who has kidnapped her prince who turns out to be not-so-charming.
five-year-old boy thinks his body is falling apart until he learns new teeth
grow and hair and skin replace themselves.
Mrs. Pickle won't eat anything that isn't green or pickled. That is, until
her stubborn niece, Sophie Claire, introduces Mrs. Pickle to a new,
"non-pickle" ice cream flavor. Mrs. Pickle will never be the same
in the Rain, A
comes to the rescue when Rabbit, Mouse and Skunk want a dry place to picnic.
A Day in the Park
is the perfect time for a picnic -- and everyone knows that ants love a good
picnic! Watermelon and corn on the cob -- yum! But when the sun starts to
set, the ants must find their way home after a long afternoon in the park.
on a Blanket
Pig, Mrs. Pig, and the piglets are hot, hot, hot and they really want to go
to the beach. But time is running out for the Pigs! Will they be able to
count the seconds, minutes, and hours and enjoy a swim in the ocean?
from the Black Lagoon, The
turns a trip to the principal's office into a playfully frightening
Bird and classmates perform a play showing how seeds, sun, and rain combine
to produce growing plants.
stories in which a little boy does everything fast, from brushing his teeth
to making friends to running races.
Ian; Julian, Sean
a sheep cries "Cock-a-doodle-doo" to awaken the other animals, each
responds with a surprising sound, while all wonder where the rooster has
Ralph only learns to be polite after no one will play with him.
Bus Driver from the Black Lagoon, The
Fenderbender is the new school bus driver, and rumour has it that he drives
as if he's racing in the Indy 500 and that he makes the kids rebuild the
engine when it breaks down. Are the rumours true? The students will soon find
Pip the mouse floats off with Otto the robot's balloon, Otto and Zee the Bee
go to the rescue.
Street Circus of Opposites, The
Sesame Street Muppets perform daring circus acts demonstrating such opposite
concepts as big/little, up/down, and clean/dirty.
show and tell day at school, everyone has brought something fun and exciting
to school, and Bert especially wants his to be a surprise.
funny book for beginning readers. It has simple, repetitive words with
Pig Has An Idea
Pig does silly things! So, the animals aren't surprised when she goes looking
for treasure. One day, she finds something sparkling in the mud. Perhaps
Silly Pig is also a clever pig!
dog and his pet cat share good-night kisses and playful dreams until morning
the farmer's wife insists on cleaning his mud puddle, a little pig runs away
to the city where he becomes permanently stuck in what he thought was a mud
kids in Mrs. Connor's class love the snow! And they love snow days even more!
But when the snow will not stop falling, Nia realizes that staying at home is
not so much fun after all.
out below! Here comes a giant snowball tumbling down a hill, picking up
everything--and everybody--in its path!
good" is exactly what Tyya, Andrew and Julie want to put into their
3 of the Backyardigan series.
for Roxy, A
about a family of foxes.
seems to be no place for the smallest child in a family's busy preparations
for Thanksgiving, until Grandpa steps in and they perform a vital task
everyone else has forgotten.
Was an Old Lady who Swallowed Some Leaves
won't believe why this old lady swallowed some leaves, a shirt, a pumpkin, a
pole, some pants, a rope, and some hay!
classic story of Goldilocks and the three bears.
when her dog Milly has seven puppies, a little girl wants to keep them all,
until she sadly realizes that so many puppies require much more work than she
Neil tells his classmates that he does not want any more valentines,
especially pink or frilly ones, the class comes up with a good idea.
Cleo and T-Bone decide to give themselves treats for doing tricks. Now three
crates of treats are empty and there's tummy trouble all around.
Disney's Mickey Mouse and the Peanuts
Mouse goes for a walk and discovers the amazing properties of peanuts.
Eat Dinner in the Bathtub
young boy visits a friend who lives in a topsy-turvy house.
Grandmas Do Best; What Grandpas Do Best
side of this upside-down book celebrates all of the things grandmas do for
their grandchildren. Turning the book over and around produces a similar
celebration of grandpas.
wants to know when Saturday is.
Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry...
young girl is upset and doesn't know how to manage her anger but takes the
time to cool off and regain her composure.
is the Bear?
little bears are trying to find their friend, who is slow to get up in the
book for very young children presents White Cane Day from a child's point of
the Banana Split
why did the banana split? Well, for the same reason that the jackhammers hit
the road, the lettuce headed out, and the skipping ropes skipped town. Here's
a hint: it's bigger than a breadbox and named Rex.
you can't see the wind, you can certainly feel it when the wind blows! But
where does wind come from?
Grows Up, The
kindhearted witch enthralls her friends with the story of her own very
and Farmer Maguire
farmer loves his garden. Worm loves to work in her home. Can the two learn to