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ABC Books

Jim Aylesworth. Old Black Fly
Grame Base. Animalia
Beverly Cleary. Hullabaloo ABC
Lois Ehlert. Eating the Alphabet
Denise Fleming. Alphabet Under Construction
Cathi Hepworth. Antics! An Alphabetical Anthology
Stephen Johnson. Alphabet City
Arnold Lobel. Alison's Zinnia
Arnold Lobel. On Market Street
George Ella Lyon. A, B, Cedar: An Alphabet of Trees
Flora McDonnell. Flora McDonnell's ABC
Bill Martin. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
David Pelletier. The Graphic Alphabet
Anne Shelby. Potluck
Chris Van Allsburg. The Z was Zapped

Counting Books

Mitsumasa Anno.  Anno’s Counting Book
Molly Bang.  Ten, Nine, Eight
Norman Bridwell.  Count On Clifford
Eric Carle.  The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle.  Slowly, Slowly Said the Sloth
Paul Giganti.  Each Orange had 8 Slices
Paul Giganti.  How Many Snails?  A Counting Book
Lois Ehlert.  Fish Eyes: A Book You can Count On
Betsy Franco.  Bird Songs:  A Backwards Counting Book
Bill Grossman.  My Little Sister Ate one Hare
Virginia Grossman.  Ten Little Rabbits
Steve Lavis.  Cock-a-doodle-doo:  A Farmyard Counting Book
Barbara McGrath.  The Cheerios Counting Book
Carol Saul.  Barn Cat:  A Counting Book
Judy Sierra.  Counting Crocodiles

 

Classic Picture Books

Harry Allard.   Miss Nelson is Missing
Anno.   Anno's Counting Book
Molly Bang.   Ten, Nine, Eight
Ludwig Bemelmans.   Madeline 
Jan Brett.   Mitten 
Raymond Briggs.   Snowman
Marc Brown.   Arthur's Nose 
Margaret Wise Brown.   Goodnight Moon 
Jean de Brunhoff.   Story of Babar  
Virginia Lee Burton.   Katy and the Big Snow 
Virginia Lee Burton.  The Little House
Eric Carle.   Very Hungry Caterpillar 
Barbara Cooney.   Miss Rumphius 
Donald Crews.   Freight Train   
James Henry Daugherty.   Andy and the Lion 
Lois Ehlert.   Planting a Rainbow 
Ed Emberley.   Drummer Hoff 
Marjorie Flack.   Story About Ping 
Valerie Flournoy.   Patchwork Quilt 
Mem Fox.   Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge 
Don Freeman.   Corduroy 
Wanda Gag.  Millions of Cats 
Paul Galdone.   Little Red Hen 
Paul Galdone.   Over in the Meadow 
Paul Galdone.   Three Bears 
Paul Galdone.   Three Billy Goats Gruff
Paul Galdone.   Three Little Kittens
Paul Galdone.   Three Little Pigs
Hardie Gramatky.   Little Toot
Kevin Henkes.   Chrysanthemum
Kevin Henkes.   Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
Kevin Henkes.   Sheila Rae the Brave 
Russell Hoban.   Frances Books 
Mary Hoffman.   Amazing Grace 
Nancy Hogrogian.   One Fine Day 
Pat Hutchins.   Rosie's Walk 
Rachel Isadora.   Ben's Trumpet 
Crockett Johnson.  Harold and the Purple Crayon
Barbara M. Joose.   Mama Do You Love Me?
Ezra Jack Keats.   Snowy Day 
Ezra Jack Keats.   Whistle for Willie 
Ruth Krauss.   Carrot Seed 
Munro Leaf.   Story of Ferdinand
Leo Lionni.   Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse
James Marshall.   George and Martha
Bill Martin.   Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin.   Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Mercer Mayer.  There’s a Nightmare in my Closet
Robert McCloskey.   Blueberries for Sal
Robert McCloskey.   Make Way for Ducklings
Patricia McKissack.   Flossie and the Fox 
Clement Moore.   Night Before Christmas 
Evaline Ness.   Sam, Bangs & Moonshine 
Watty Piper.   Little Engine That Could 
Beatrix Potter.   Tale of Peter Rabbit
H. A. Rey.   Curious George
Michael Rosen.   We're Going On a Bear Hunt 
Maurice Sendak.   Where the Wild Things Are
Dr. Seuss.   Cat in the Hat
William Steig.   Doctor De Soto 
William Steig.   Sylvester and the Magic Pebble 
James Stevenson.   There's Nothing to Do!
Brinton Turkle.   Deep in the Forest 
Chris Van Allsburg.   Jumanji
Chris Van Allsburg.   Polar Express 
Judith Viorst.   Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day  
Bernard Waber.   House on East 88th Street  Bernard Waber.   Ira Sleeps Over   Bernard Waber.   Lyle, Lyle Crocodile  Ellen Stoll Walsh.   Mouse Paint   Taro Yashima.   Crow Boy Ed Young.   Seven Blind Mice

 

Classic Children's Literature

Aesop.  Fables
Louisa May Alcott.  Little Women
Hans Christian Andersen.  Fairy Tales
Richard and Florence Atwater.  Mr.  Popper’s Penguins
Carolyn Sherwin Bailey.  Miss Hickory
J. M.  Barrie  Peter Pan
L. Frank Baum  The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Ludwig Bemelmans.  Madeline
Michael Bond.  A Bear Called Paddington
L. M. Boston.  The Children of Green Knowe
Alice Dalgliesh.  The Bears of Hemlock Mountain 
Alice Dalgliesh.  The Courage of Sarah Noble
Marguerite De Angeli.  The Door in the Wall
Meindert De Jong.  The House of Sixty Fathers  
Meindert De Jong. The Wheel on the School
Mary Mapes Dodge.  Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates
William Pene Du Bois.  The Twenty-One Balloons
Walter D. Edmonds.  The Matchlock Gun
Eleanor Estes.  Ginger Pye     
Eleanor Estes.  Moffats Series
Walter Farley.  The Black Stallion
Jean Fritz.  The Cabin Faced West
Fred Gipson.  Old Yeller
Kenneth Grahame.  The Wind in the Willows
Elizabeth Janet Gray.  Adam of the Road
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm.  Grimm’s Fairy Tales
Carolyn Haywood.  The Betsy Series
Marguerite Henry.  King of the Wind    
Marguerite Henry.  Misty of Chincoteague
Rudyard Kipling.  The Jungle Book
Jim Kjelgaard.  Big Red
Eric Knight.  Lassie Come Home
Lois Lenski.  Strawberry Girl
C. S. Lewis.  The Chronicles of Narnia
Astrid Lindgren.  Pippi Longstocking
Jack London.  The Call of the Wild 
Jack London.  White Fang
Lois Lowry.  The Giver
Betty MacDonald.  Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
Ellen MacGregor.  Miss Pickerell Series
L.  M. Montgomery.  Anne of Green Gables
Mary Norton.  The Borrowers
Mary O’Hara.  My Friend Flicka
Howard Pyle.  The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
George Seiden.  The Cricket in Times Square
Anna Sewell.  Black Beauty
Virginia Sorenson.  Miracles on Maple Hill
Elizabeth George Speare.  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
Armstrong Sperry.  Call it Courage
Johanna Spyri.  Heidi
Robert Louis Stevenson.  Kidnapped 
Robert Louis Stevenson.  Treasure Island
Pamela L. Travers.  Mary Poppins
E. B. White.  Charlotte’s Web  
E. B. White.  Stuart Little
Laura Ingalls Wilder.  Little House on the Prairie
Margery Williams.  The Velveteen Rabbit
Johann Wyss.  The Swiss Family Robinson

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