- A Fine, Fine School. Creech, Sharon.
- When a principal becomes so enthusiastic about his studentsí
learning that he decrees that school remain in session year-round,
itís up to the students to show him that free time is a good thing
- Diary of a Worm. Cronin, Nancy.
- A young worm discovers the good and not-so-good things about
life from his own unique perspective.
- The Missing Piece. Silverstein, Shel.
- A rolling circle, minus one wedge-shaped slice, searches
perpetually for that which will make him a solid ball.
- Lon Po Po. Young, Ed.
- Similar to the European tale of Little Red Riding Hood, this
Chinese story of three girls left home alone features a visiting
wolf pretending to be their grandmother.
- Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad
Day. Viorst, Judith.
- Alexander wakes up to a day that starts out bad and grows
progressively worse. Throughout his tribulations, he considers
chucking it all and moving to Australia.
- Miss Rumphius. Cooney, Barbara.
- Alice Rumphius wonders what she can do to make the world a
more beautiful place.
- Strega Nona. dePaola, Tomie.
- An old Italian folktale about a kind witch and her well-meaning
but bumbling assistant, Big Anthony.
- Stellaluna. Cannon, Janell.
- A fruit bat named Stellaluna is separated from her mother and
raised by birds.
- Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus. Park, Barbara.
- Boisterous, funny, and absolutely without tact, Junie B. Jones
starts Kindergarten in this volume of her popular series.
- Hailstones and Halibut Bones. OíNeill, Mary.
- Different colors are the subjects of this imaginative collection of