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Short Stories

Location Author Title

For Younger Readers:

J Picture Book BAB   Baby Bear's Treasury: 25 Stories for the Very, Very Young
J Picture Book DUB Dobrin, A. Love Your Neighbor: Stories of Values and Virtues
J Picture Book MAH Mahy, M. Tick Tock Tales: Stories to Read around the Clock
J Picture Book POT Potter, Beatrix A Treasury of Mouse Stories
J Picture Book ROC Rockwell, Anne Long Ago Yesterday
J Picture Book SCA Scarry, Richard Richard Scarry's Favorite Story book Ever
J Reader A   Adventure Stories that will Thrill You
J Reader P Parish, Peggy The Amelia Bedelia Treasury: Three Books
J Reader S

Poetry Books

The frogs wore red suspenders by rhymes by Jack Prelutsky ; pictures by Petra Mathers

A world of wonders : geographic travels in verse and rhyme by J. Patrick Lewis ; pictures by Alison Jay

Hoofbeats, claws, and rippled fins : creature poems by edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins ; art by Stephen Alcorn

If I were in charge, the rules would be different by James Proimos

Hiawatha and Megissogwon by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ; illustrated by Jeffrey Thompson ; afterword by Joseph Bruchac

Hockey Books

Call Number Author Title
J Picture Book ABC Napier, M. Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet
J Picture Book BOU Bourgeois, P. Franklin Plays Hockey
J Picture Book SIE Siemiatycki, J. The Hockey Card
J Easy Fiction LEONETTI Leonetti, M. The Goalie Mask
J Series A Krensky, S. Arthur and the Goalie Ghost
J Paperback C Hirschfeld, R. Body Check
J Paperback C Christopher, M. Penalty Shot
J Paperback M MacGregor, R. The Screech Owl Series
J Paperback S Shull, M. Yours Truly, Skye O'Shea
J Fiction GUTMAN Gutman, D. The Million Dollar Goal

Baseball Fiction

Call # Author Title
J PICTURE BOOK ALB Alborough, Jez Hit the ball Duck
J PICTURE BOOK EGA Egan, Tim Roasted peanuts
J PICTURE BOOK ISA Isadora, Rachel Nick plays baseball
J PICTURE BOOK JOR Jordan, Deloris Michael's golden rules
J PICTURE BOOK LES Lester, Helen Batter up Wombat
J PICTURE BOOK MAC Mackall, Dandi Daley A girl named Dan
J PICTURE BOOK MAD Madison, Alan Pecorino plays ball
J PICTURE BOOK MIC Michelson, Richard Across the alley
J PICTURE BOOK NEV Nevius, Carol Baseball hour
J PICTURE BOOK POS Posada, Jorge

Autobiographies

A bookworm who hatched by Verna Aardema ; photographs by Dede Smith

My writing day by David A. Adler ; photographs by Nina Crews

Oksana : my own story by Oksana Baiul ; as told to Heather Alexander

Seeing the circle by Joseph Bruchac ; photographs by John Christopher Fine

Making a difference in the world by Lynne Cherry ; photographs by John Christopher Fine

China's son : growing up in the Cultural Revolution by Da Chen

Flying to the moon : an astronaut's story by Michael Collins

Books For Animal Lovers

Fiction

Notes from a liar and her dog by Gennifer Choldenko — Ant, stuck in a family that she does not like, copes by pretending that her "real" parents are coming to rescue her, by loving her dog Pistachio, by volunteering at the zoo, and by bending the truth and telling lies.

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo — Though this book is shelved in the youth department, the story of Opal and the dog that she finds should not be missed.

Julie of the wolves. Pictures by John Schoenherr by George, Jean Craighead, 1919- — While running away from home and an unwanted marriage, a thirteen-year-old Eskimo girl becomes lost on the North Slope of Alaska and is befriended by a wolf pack.

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