Classics for Younger Children


Author
Aardema, Verna
Call Number
J CALDECOTT AARDEMA
Summary
A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit. (1976 Winner)
Author
Keats, Ezra Jack
Call Number
J CALDECOTT KEATS
Summary
The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.
Author
Rathmann, Peggy
Call Number
J CALDECOTT RATHMANN
Summary
The children at Napville Elementary School always ignore Officer Buckle's safety tips, until a police dog named Gloria accompanies him when he gives his safety speeches.
Author
Steig, William
Call Number
J CALDECOTT STEIG
Summary
In a moment of fright, Sylvester the donkey asks his magic pebble to turn him into a rock but then can not hold the pebble to wish himself back to normal again. (1970 Winner)
Author
Taback, Simms
Call Number
J CALDECOTT TABACK
Summary
A very old overcoat is recycled numerous times into a variety of garments. (2000 Winner)
Title
Jumanji
Author
Van Allsburg, Chris
Call Number
J CALDECOTT VAN ALLSBURG
Summary
Left on their own for an afternoon, two bored and restless children find more excitement than they bargained for in a mysterious and mystical jungle adventure board game. (1982 Winner)
Author
Bridwell, Norman
Call Number
J E BRIDWELL
Summary
The most popular big, red, lovable dog that ever was! Clifford books have sold millions of copies in nearly half a century - and his series airing on PBS Kids TV has been enormously popular.
Author
Eastman, P.D.
Call Number
J E EASTMAN
Summary
A vocabulary-building story about dogs engaged in every imaginable type of activity.
Author
Krauss, Ruth
Call Number
J E KRAUSS
Summary
Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants.
Author
Lobel, Arnold
Call Number
J E LOBEL
Summary
Five tales recounting the adventures of two best friends - Frog and Toad.
Author
Marshall, James
Call Number
J E MARSHALL
Summary
Relates two episodes in the friendship of two hippopotamuses.
Author
Minarik, Else H.
Call Number
J E MINARIK
Summary
Little Bear's four adventures include taking a trip to the moon and having a birthday party.
Author
Parish, Peggy
Call Number
J E PARISH
Summary
A literal-minded housekeeper causes chaos in the Rogers household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions.
Author
Seuss, Dr.
Call Number
J E SEUSS
Summary
"Do you like green eggs and ham?" asks Sam-I-am in this Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss. In a house or with a mouse? In a boat or with a goat? On a train or in a tree? Sam keeps asking persistently. With unmistakable characters and signature rhymes, Dr. Seuss's beloved favorite has cemented its place as a children's classic. In this most famous of cumulative tales, the list of places to enjoy green eggs and ham, and friends to enjoy them with, gets longer and longer. Follow Sam-I-am as he insists that this unusual treat is indeed a delectable snack to be savored everywhere and in every way.
Author
Sharmat, Marjorie
Call Number
J E SHARMAT
Summary
Nate the Great solves the mystery of the missing picture.
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