The Essential Worldwide Monster Guide
A field guide, written in verse, to thirteen monsters from around the world, including beasts, trolls, and hotots.
At first, Oliver the cat is excited about the opportunity to frolic all night outside. After some unexpected adventures in the garden, however, he decides it’s time to return to his cozy cushions indoors.
Diary of a Worm
A young worm discovers, day by day, that there are some very good (and some not so good) things about being a worm in this great big world.
Miss Smith’s Incredible Storybook
When the new teacher, Miss Smith, reads from her special storybook, Zack and his classmates are amazed to find that characters in the stories spring to life before their eyes.
There Was a Bold Lady Who Wanted a Star
Charise Mericle Harper
In this variation on the traditional folk song “I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly,” a feisty woman tries roller skates, a bicycle, and even a rocket to reach a star.
There Was an Ol' Cajun
Deborah Ousley Kadair
In this quirky book set deep in the Bayou, Kadair offers her interpretation of “I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly.”
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?
The author of Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? returns with a beautifully illustrated book about ten different endangered animals.
Mary Had A Little Ham
Meet Stanley Snoutowski, a young pig who longs to see his name in lights on Broadway.
One Is a Snail, Ten Is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book.
April Pulley Sayre
A counting book featuring animals with various number of feet.
When Everyone Wore a Hat
In the words of the author; “This is the story of when I was a boy, almost 100 years ago, when fire engines were pulled by horses, boys did not play with girls, kids went to libraries for books, there was no TV, you could see a movie for a nickel, and everybody wore a hat.”
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup
With the help of her wise grandmother, twelve-year-old Rosie manages to work out some problems in her relationship with her best friend, Bailey, the boy next door.
Boxes for Katje
In May of 1945, a young Dutch girl receives a care package filled with socks, soap, and chocolate from Rose in Mayfield, Indiana. After Katje sends her new American friend a thank-you note for the package, she begins to receive increasingly larger packages from the residents of Mayfield.
After hearing a fictional tale about Hitler’s daughter, an Australian boy wonders what he would do if someone he loved turned out to be evil.
Gooney Bird Greene
Second grader Gooney Bird Greene immediately makes an impression in her new school when she starts entertaining her teacher and fellow classmates with fantastic tales that she claims are “absolutely true.”
The Kite Rider
In thirteenth-century China, twelve-year-old Haoyou embarks on a series of amazing adventures when he becomes a kite rider for a traveling circus.
Mount Olympus Basketball
Despite facing very long odds, the mortals take on the Greek gods (and goddesses) in a fast-paced, action-packed basketball game.
Midnight for Charlie Bone
Charlie Bone’s quiet, humdrum life undergoes a dramatic change when he realizes that he has the power to hear the voices of people he sees in photographs.
Charlie Bone and the Time Twister
In the second volume in Nimmo’s series, Charlie discovers new dimensions to his magical powers when he solves a mystery involving an uncle who vanished in 1916.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry and his friends fend off the forces of evil that assail Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
The Slippery Slope
Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire encounter “more than their fair share of slipperiness,” as they travel through the perilous Mortmain Mountains.
Because I Could Not Stop My Bike, and Other Poems
Karen Jo Shapiro
j811.54 qS5295b 2003
A collection of light-hearted parodies written in the style of such well-known poets as Emily Dickinson, Robert Burns, Christina Rosetti, Joyce Kilmer, and William Shakespeare.
Blood-Hungry Spleen and Other Poems About Our Parts
j811.54 qW8531b 2003
A former science teacher offers readers a quirky collection of poems about different parts of the body, such as brains, spleens, belly buttons, and arteries.
Cardinal Numbers: An Ohio Counting Book
j513 S371 2002
A clever counting book that uses Ohio-related people, places, and animals to illustrate number and math concepts.
Critters, Flitters & Spitters: 24 Amazing Ohio Animal Tales
j591.9771 S731 2003
A variety of stories about native Ohio animals.
Dog of Discovery: A Newfoundland’s Adventures With Lewis and Clark
Laurence P. Pringle
j917.8042 L677Zpr 2002
A detailed account of Lewis and Clark’s adventures in the Western United States from the perspective of the dog who accompanied the expedition.
Mack Made Movies
j791.430233 qS4782Zb 2003
A biography of the director whose silent films immortalized such slapstick clowns as the Keystone Kops, Charlie Chaplin, Fatty Arbuckle, Mabel Normand, and Ben Turpin.
j726.2 fM117 2003
Maccaulay takes a detailed, behind-the-scenes look at the design and construction of a mosque in sixteenth century Instanbul
j297.63 qD378 2003
An introduction to Muhammad and the basic tenets of the Islamic faith.
j782.140268 B792 2002
A menagerie of singing, dancing animals take the stage for a “too-illogical zoological musical revue.” The book is accompanied by a full-color songbook and a CD of original songs performed by Broadways stars such as Patti Lupone, Meryl Streep, and Kevin Kline.
Sense Pass King: A Story From Cameroon
j398.209671 T249 2002
In this lively folktale, a clever young girl earns the nickname the Sense Pass King when she manages to outwit a jealous king, who attempts to get rid of her.
j700.92 qW275Zwa 2003
The author describes a trip to see his uncle, the soon-to-be-famous artist Andy Warhol, and the fun that he and his family had on the visit.