November 18, 2007
Murphy, Stuart J. A pair of socks. ntroduces pattern recognition as a sock searches the house for its lost mate.
Schuh, Mari C. Cows on the farm. Simple text and photographs present cows and how they are raised.
Schuh, Mari C. Sheep on the farm. Simple text and photographs describe sheep and how they are raised.
Schuh, Mari C. Pigs on the farm. Simple text and photographs present pigs and how they are raised.
Schuh, Mari C. Chickens on the farm. Simple text and photographs describe chickens and how they are raised.
Armstrong, Jennifer. The snowball. A small snowball gets bumped by a skier and rolls down the hill growing in size and picking up people as it goes.
Beck, Jennifer. BMX Billy.
Bonsall, Crosby Newell. Mine's the best. Two little boys meet at the beach, each sure that his balloon is better.
Crews, Donald. Shortcut. Children taking a shortcut by walking along a railroad track find excitement and danger when a train approaches.
Edwards, Roberta. Five silly fishermen. A retelling of the traditional tale in which five silly fishermen, unable to count properly, are convinced that one of their group has drowned.
Ehlert, Lois. Growing vegetable soup. A father and child grow vegetables and then make them into a soup.
Gelman, Rita Golden. More spaghetti, I say! Minnie the monkey is too busy eating spaghetti--all day, in all ways--to play with her friend Freddie.
Hill, Eric. Spot's first walk. A puppy finds many animals and surprises when his mother sends him out on his first walk. Flaps conceal parts of the illustrations.
Krauss, Ruth. The carrot seed. Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants.
Lawrence, Lucy. Buffy's tricks.
Lewison, Wendy Cheyette. "Buzz," said the bee. As one animal sits on another in an accumulating progression, the reader learns the sounds each animal makes.
Martin, Bill. Polar bear, polar bear, what do you hear? Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for each other, while children imitate the sounds for the zookeeper.
Mayer, Mercer. Just for you. A little creature tries and tries to do something special for his mother but something always seems to go wrong.
Seuss, Dr. One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. A story-poem about the activities of such unusual animals as the Nook, Wump, Yink, Yop, Gack, and the Zeds.
Shaw, Nancy (Nancy E.) Sheep in a jeep. Records the misadventures of a group of sheep that go riding in a jeep.
Ziefert, Harriet. The gingerbread boy. A freshly baked gingerbread boy escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes his pursuers until he meets a clever fox.