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How the Turtle Cracked Its Shell

A talkative turtle wishes he could fly. When his wish comes true, will he find it wiser to keep his feet on the ground? As told by Myrna Estes. Fiction.

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Humpback Whales

Did you know that humpback whales can sing? Read this book to learn lots of interesting facts about humpback whales. By Stephen Schutz. Nonfiction.

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Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky

This is a folk tale from Western Africa. When you read it, you will learn about traditions and cultures that may be different from your own. Retold by Myrna Estes. Fiction.

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Thermometers

How hot is it? How cold is it? Check the thermometer to see! We use thermometers to measure temperature. There are many different kinds. Read this book to find out more! By Stephen Schutz.

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Stone Soup

Is it possible to make a delicious soup from stones? Read this book to find out! As told by Brandi Chase. Fiction.

Reach for the Stars - How I Became an Astronaut

Read how Stephanie D. Wilson became an astronaut, and share her dream. Join her on a trip to space! By Stephen Schutz. Nonfiction.

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My Father Runs an Excavator ...and so do I!

My father runs an excavator. That's a big machine used to dig huge holes! Read this book to learn more about excavators and other interesting machines. By Brandi Chase. Nonfiction.

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The Frog Prince

A lonely princess learns to keep her word and makes a surprising discovery! As told by Brandi Chase. Fiction.

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The Story of Milk - How Bees Help Cows

You probably know that milk comes from cows. But did you know that bees help to make milk too? Read this book to find out more! By Stephen Schutz. Nonfiction.

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Let's Eat! A book about delicious colors

You can imagine eating your way through the rainbow with this delicious book about colors! By Faith Gowan. Nonfiction.

Dinosaurs!

A long time ago, before there was you, dinosaurs roamed Earth, this really is true. By Brandi Chase. Nonfiction.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Some retellings of the Goldilocks story are just too big. Some are much too little. This one is just right. As told by Marc Buchanan. Fiction.

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The Cobbler and the Elves

A hardworking cobbler and his wife need help to make ends meet. They get help from a surprising source and find a great way to say "thank you!" As told by Brandi Chase. Fiction.

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The Green Grass Grew All Around

Look a little closer. You never know what you will find. By William Jerome. Poetry.

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The Ant and the Chrysalis

An ant befriends an unusual, silent creature hanging from a branch in the forest. When the creature vanishes, what will the ant discover in its place? As told by Myrna Estes. Nonfiction.

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The Troll Who Lived Under the Bridge

Told from the troll's point of view, this take on the classic Three Billy Goats Gruff reveals the importance of learning both sides of any story. As told by Brandi Chase. Fiction.

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The Three Little Pigs

What does this blustering wolf want? Read this book to find out. As told by Brandi Chase. Fiction.

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The Ugly Duckling

Beauty is becoming what you were always meant to be. As told by Brandi Chase. Fiction.

Let's Be Pals

You're sure to make new friends at school! Rebus book, introduces high-frequency words a, and, by, I, see, and the.

Let's Play

Let's play on the playground! Rebus book, introduces high-frequency word "to".