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1 Our Favorite Children’s Stories By Sheon, Clayton and Vitucci

2 Surfer of the Century A biography of Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku, five-time Olympic swimming champion from the early 1900s who is also considered worldwide as the father of modern surfing.

3 The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs.

4 The Keeping Quilt A homemade quilt ties together the lives of four generations of an immigrant Jewish family, remaining a symbol of their enduring love and faith.

5 Tacky the Penguin Tacky the penguin does not fit in with his sleek and graceful companions, but his odd behavior comes in handy when hunters come with maps and traps.

6 The Relatives Came The relatives come to visit from Virginia and everyone has a wonderful time.

7 Verdi A young python does not want to grow slow and boring like the older snakes he sees in the tropical jungle where he lives.

8 Bootsie Barker Bites Bootsie Barker only wants to play games in which she bites, until one day her friend comes up with a better game..

9 Rikki-Tikki-Tavi A courageous mongoose thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, two big black cobras who live in the garden.

10 Amelia and Eleanor Go For a Ride A fictionalized account of the night Amelia Earhart flew Eleanor Roosevelt over Washington, D.C. in an airplane.

11 Pink and Say Chronicles the friendship of Pink, a fifteen- year-old African-American Union soldier, and Say, his poor white comrade, as one nurses the other back to health from a battle wound and the two of them are imprisoned at Andersonville. Based on a true story.

12 When Jessie Came Across the Sea A thirteen-year-old Jewish orphan reluctantly leaves her grandmother and immigrates to New York City, where she works for three years sewing lace and earning money to bring Grandmother to the United States, too.

13 Imogene’s Last Stand Enamored of history, young Imogene Tripp tries to save her town's historical society from being demolished in order to build a shoelace factory.

14 The Uglified Ducky Resets Hans Christian Andersen's tale, The ugly duckling, in the Northern Piney Woods of Alaska, where a baby moose is raised by a family of ducks who try to teach him to waddle, quack, and fly but cannot see his true beauty.

15 Stelluna After she falls headfirst into a bird's nest, a baby bat is raised like a bird until she is reunited with her mother.

16 The Hallelujah Flight In 1932, James Banning, along with his co- pilot Thomas Allen, make history by becoming the first African Americans to fly across the United States, relying on the generosity of people they meet in the towns along the way who help keep their "flying jalopy" going.

17 Billy Twitters and his Blue Whale Problem When Billy Twitters' mother follows through on her threat to buy him a blue whale if he refuses to obey, he finds himself the owner of an enormous pet that he must take with him everywhere, which does not make him popular at school.

18 Dragons Love Tacos Explores the love dragons have for tacos, and the dangers of feeding them them anything with spicy salsa.

19 Bibliography Barnett, Mac, and Adam Rex. Billy Twitters and his blue whale problem. New York: Disney/Hyperion Books, Print. Bildner, Phil, and John Holyfield. The Hallelujah Flight. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, Print. Bottner, Barbara, and Peggy Rathmann. Bootsie Barker bites. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, Print. Cannon, Janell. Stellaluna. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Print. Cannon, Janell. Verdi. San Diego, Calif.: Harcourt Brace, Print. Claflin, Willy, James Stimson, and H. C. Andersen. The uglified ducky. Atlanta, Ga.: August House LittleFolk, Print. Crowe, Ellie, and Richard Waldrep. Surfer of the century: the life of Duke Kahanamoku. New York: Lee & Low Books, Print.

20 Bibliography Fleming, Candace, and Nancy Carpenter. Imogene's last stand. New York: Schwartz & Wade Books, Print. Hest, Amy, and Patrick James Lynch. When Jessie came across the sea. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, Print. Lester, Helen, and Lynn Munsinger. Tacky the penguin. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., Print. Pinkney, Jerry, and Rudyard Kipling. Rikki-tikki-tavi. New York: Morrow Junior Books, Print. Polacco, Patricia. The keeping quilt. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Print. Polacco, Patricia. Pink and Say. New York: Philomel Books, Print. Rubin, Adam, and Daniel Salmieri. Dragons love tacos. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, Print. Ryan, Pam Muñoz, and Brian Selznick. Amelia and Eleanor go for a ride: based on a true story. New York: Scholastic Press, Print. Rylant, Cynthia, Stephen Gammell, and Robert L. Egolf. The relatives came. New York: Bradbury Press, Print. Scieszka, Jon, and Lane Smith. The true story of the 3 little pigs. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Viking Kestrel, Print.


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