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    Swimmy

    Swimmy - Leo Lionni

     
    A little black fish in a school of red fish figures out a way of protecting them all from their natural enemies.

    PICTURE BOOK Lionni, L.
    Make Way for Ducklings

    Make Way for Ducklings - Robert McCloskey

    Mr. and Mrs. Mallard proudly return to their home in the Boston Public Garden with their eight offspring.

    PICTURE BOOK McCloskey, R.
    We're Going On a Bear Hunt

    We're Going On a Bear Hunt - Michael Rosen

    Brave bear hunters go through grass, a river, mud, and other obstacles before the inevitable encounter with the bear forces a headlong retreat.

    PICTURE BOOK Rosen, M.
    Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

    Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel - Virginia Lee Burton

    When Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel, Mary Ann, lose their jobs to the gasoline, electric, and diesel motor shovels, they go to a little country town where they find that one new job leads to another.

    PICTURE BOOK Burton, V.
    Caps for Sale

    Caps for Sale - Esphyr Slobodkina

    When some monkeys engage in a bit of monkey business, the cap peddler must use his imagination to retrieve his wares.

    CHILDREN 398 S634 1985
    The Story of Ferdinand

    The Story of Ferdinand - Munro Leaf

    Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls.

    PICTURE BOOK Leaf, M.
    George and Martha

    George and Martha - James Marshall

    Two lovable hippos teach the meaning of friendship in five separate vignettes.

    PICTURE BOOK Marshall, J.
    Amelia Bedelia

    Amelia Bedelia - Peggy Parish

    A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus in the household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions.

    EASY READER 3 Parish, P.
    Maniac Magee

    Maniac Magee - Jerry Spinelli

    After his parents die, Jeffrey Lionel Magee's life becomes legendary, as he accomplishes athletic and other feats which awe his contemporaries.

    CHILDREN FICTION Spinelli, J.
    Harriet the Spy

    Harriet the Spy - Louise Fitzhugh

    The discovery of Harriet's secret journal, concerning the personalities and activities of her schoolmates and neighbors, causes pandemonium.

    CHILDREN FICTION Fitzhugh, L.
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