Looking for a Good Book

Looking for a Good Book

PICTURE BOOKS:       
The Hat  Jan Brett
Arthur Lost and Found Marc Tolon Brown
Voices in the Park Anthony Browne
Mama & Papa Have a Store Amelia Lau Carling
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Kevin Henkes
Swamp Angel Anne Isaacs
Sam and the Tigers Julius Lester
In My Family: En Mi Familia Carmen Lomas Garza
The Ballot Box Battle Emily Arnold McCully
Ma Dears Aprons Pat McKissack
Martha Blah, Blah Susan Meddaugh
Moses Goes to a Concert  Isaac Millman
Uncle Jed's Barber Shop Margaree Mitchell
Tomas and the Library Lady  Pat Mora
The Adventures of Sparrowboy  Brian Pinkney
Officer Buckle and Gloria Peggy Rathmann
The Old Woman Who Named Things Cynthia Rylant
Grandfather's Journey Allen Say
Snapshots from the Wedding  Gary Soto
The Toy Brother William Steig
The Gardener  Sarah Stewart
Mailing May  Michael O. Tunnell
The Bracelet Yoshiko Uchida
Shy Charles  Rosemary Wells
We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past  Jacqueline Woodson,
Encounter Jane Yolen

BEGINNING TO READ BOOKS:
The Stories Huey Tells Ann Cameron
Pinky and Rex and the New Neighbors  James Howe
Horrible Harry and the Dungeon Suzy Kline
Lionel in the Summer Stephen Krensky
Three Stories You Can Read to Your Cat Sara Swan Miller
Poppleton Forever Cynthia Rylant
Henry & Mudge & Annie's Good Move Cynthia Rylant
In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories Alvin Schwartz
Amanda Pig, School Girl  Jean Van Leeuwen

CHAPTER BOOKS:
Cam Jensen and the Scary Snake Mystery David A. Adler
Finding Providence  Avi
Flatfoot Fox and the Case of the Missing Schoolhouse  Eth Clifford
Pleasing the Ghost Sharon Creech
Amber Brown Is Feeling Blue Paula Danziger
Seven Brave Women  Betsy Gould Hearne
Starting School  Johanna Hurwitz
Marvin and the Mean Words Suzy Kline
Meg Mackintosh and the Mystery in the Locked Library Lucinda Landon
Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren Barbara Park
Solo Girl   Andrea Pinkney
Nate the Great and Me: The Case of the Fleeing Fang Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
The Skirt Gary Soto

POEMS-RIDDLES-SONGS:
The Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American Children Davida Adedjouma, ed.
Street Music: City Poems Arnold Adoff
Laughing Tomatoes and Other Spring Poems  Francisco X. Alarcon
Ashley Bryan's ABC of African-American Poetry  Ashley Bryan
Arroz Con Leche Lulu Delacre
For the Love of the Game: Michael Jordan and Me  Eloise Greenfield
Creepy Riddles  Katy Hall
Pass It On  Wade Hudson
Let Freedom Ring  Seymour Rossel
Snuffles and Shouts Laura Robb,
Skyscrape-CityScrape: Poems of City Life Jane Yolen

NURSERY RHYMES:
A Caribbean Counting Book Charles Faustin
Dragon Kites and Dragonflies Demi
A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes: English and Spanish Kady MacDonald Denton
Tortillitas para Mama and Other Nursey Rhymes:  English and Spanish Margot Griego
Down by the River  Grace Hallworth
Hush! A Thai Lullaby Minfong Ho
Grandmother's Nursery Rhymes Palacio Jaramillo
Jaha and Jamil Went Down the Hill Virginia L. Kroll
My First Mother Goose Rhymes Rosemary Wells

FOLKTALES AND FAIRY TALES:
Anansi Does the Impossible Verna Aardema
Baby Rattlesnake Te Ata
Turtle Knows Your Name Ashley Bryan
The Greatest Treasure  Demi
The Hunter and the Crocodile  Wague Diakite
The Gingerbread Boy  Richard Egielski
Anansi and the Talking Melon Eric A. Kimmel
John Henry Julius Lester
Musicians Of The Sun  Gerald McDermott
Bearskin Howard Pyle
Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter Diane Stanley
The Khan's Daughter Laurence Yep

INFORMATIONAL BOOKS:
Thinking About Ants Barbara Brenner
Eleanor Barbara Cooney
Creepy, Crawley Caterpillars Margery Facklam
Roman Numerals from I to MM Arthur Geisert
Everglades Jean Craighead George
Soaring the Wind: The Bald Eagle Gail Gibbons
Snowflake Bentley  Jacqueline Briggs Martinem
The Life and Times Of the Peanut  Charles Micucci
Duke Ellington Andrea Davis Pinkney
Minty: A Story of Young Harriet Tubman Alan Schroeder
Wolves Seymour Simon
Diego Jeanette Winter

SELECTED CORE LITERATURE--Grade 3
The Stories Julian Tells Ann Cameron
The Chocolate Touch Patrick Catling
The Mouse and the Motorcycle Beverly Cleary
Molly's Pilgrim Barbara Cohen
Miss Rumphius Barbara Cooney
James and the Giant Peach Rohald Dahl
Helen Keller's Teacher Margaret Davidson
The Legend of Blue Bonnet Tomie dePaolaem
Good Grief Colleen O'Shaughnessy McKenna
Following the Drinking Gourd F.N. Monjo
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters John Steptoe
Angel Child, Dragon Child Michele Surat Surat
Thumbs Up, Rico Maria Testa
Justin and the Best Biscuits Mildred Pitts Walter