This section includes descriptions and links to recommended picture books that make excellent feature books in different themes or are special favorites that can extend and enrich the study of a particular subject.
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Cooperatively writing a fairy tale, a girl imagines a beautiful princess whose beloved ponies are being stolen by a hungry giant while a boy conjures up a muscular biker who will guard the last pony in exchange for gold.
Photographs, drawings, and text on two different levels of difficulty examine the characteristics and behavior of the snail and follow its life cycle.
When her father's return to their Maine lighthouse is delayed weeks by a severe storm, Miranda must keep the light shining despite brutal weather and family illnesses.
Poetic introduction to trees through the seasons; asks questions that expect the use all the senses in exploration.
None of his animal friends will help the little black crow plant some corn seeds he has found. A Level 2 Bank Street Ready-to-Read title.
Pictures and words pay homage to the Oneida Indians' view of the cycle of spring.
A nostalgic tribute to the Fourth of July sharing how a family living in a small town celebrates this favorite holiday.
A brave and resourceful girl climbs a magical beanstalk and embarks on a quest to restore a knight's widow and child to their castle.
Four ducks from the country have an exciting time when they visit their relatives in the city.