Classics for Younger Children


Author
McCloskey, Robert
Call Number
J P MCCLOSKEY
Summary
Little Sal and Little Bear both lose their mothers while eating blueberries and almost end up with the other's mother.
Author
Mosel, Arlene
Call Number
J P MOSEL
Summary
When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names.
Author
Numeroff, Laura
Call Number
J P NUMEROFF
Summary
Relating the cycle of requests a mouse is likely to make after he is given a cookie takes the reader through a young boy's day.
Author
Pfister, Marcus
Call Number
J P PFISTER
Summary
The most beautiful fish in the entire ocean discovers the real value of personal beauty and friendship.
Author
Ringgold, Faith
Call Number
J P RINGGOLD
Summary
A young girl dreams of flying above her Harlem home, claiming all she sees for herself and her family. Based on the author's quilt painting of the same name. (1992 Coretta Scott King Award winner)
Author
Rosen, Michael
Call Number
J P ROSEN
Summary
Brave bear hunters go through grass, a river, mud, and other obstacles before the inevitable encounter with the bear forces a headlong retreat.
Author
Rylant, Cynthia
Call Number
J P RYLANT
Summary
The relatives come to visit from Virginia and everyone has a wonderful time.
Author
Scieszka, Jon
Call Number
J P SCIESZKA
Summary
The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs.
Author
Silverstein, Shel
Call Number
J P SILVERSTEIN
Summary
A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.
Author
Slobodkina, Esphyr
Call Number
J P SLOBODKINA
Summary
A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree.
Author
Steptoe, John
Call Number
J P STEPTOE
Summary
Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife. (1988 Coretta Scott King Award winner)
Title
Eloise
Author
Thompson, Kay
Call Number
J P THOMPSON
Summary
An ebullient six-year-old Eloise describes her busy life in New York City's Plaza Hotel.
Author
Viorst, Judith
Call Number
J P VIORST
Summary
On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too.
Author
Willems, Mo
Call Number
J P WILLEMS
Summary
When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place-a pigeon! But you've never met one like this before. As he pleads, wheedles, and begs his way through the book, children will love being able to answer back and decide his fate.
Author
Williams, Margery
Call Number
J P WILLIAMS
Summary
By the time the velveteen rabbit is dirty, worn out, and about to be burned, he has almost given up hope of ever finding the magic called Real.
«StartPrevious12345NextEnd»