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    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.

    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.

    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.

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