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A Bear Called Paddington
by Michael Bond Details
A very small bear found by Mr. and Mrs. Brown at Paddington Station becomes one of the family.
Amelia Bedelia
by Peggy Parish Details
A literal-minded housekeeper causes chaos in the Rogers household when she attempts to make sense of some instructions.
by Arnold Lobel Details
Twenty original fables about an array of animal characters from crocodile to ostrich.
Frog and Toad are Friends
by Arnold Lobel Details
Five tales recounting the adventures of two best friends - Frog and Toad.
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
by Laura Joffe Numeroff Details
Relating the cycle of requests a mouse is likely to make after you give him a cookie takes the reader through a young child's day.
James and the Giant Peach
by Roald Dahl Details
A young boy escapes from two wicked aunts and embarks on a series of adventures with six giant insects he meets inside a giant peach.
Little Bear
by Else Holmelund Minarik Details
Little Bear's four adventures include taking a trip to the moon and having a birthday party.Lexile 370
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Little Bear
Little House in the Big Woods
by Laura Ingalls Wilder Details
A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors. Note: Many titles by this author adapt well for duo interpretation.
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Little House
Mouse Soup
by Arnold Lobel Details
A mouse convinces a weasel he needs the ingredients from several stories to make a tasty mouse soup.
Pippi Longstocking
by Astid Lindgren Details
Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey--but without any parents--at the edge of a Swedish village.
The Butter Battle Book
by Dr. Seuss Details
Engaged in a long-running battle, the Yooks and the Zooks develop more and more sophisticated weaponry as they attempt to outdo each other.
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
by Paul Goble Details
Though she is fond of her people, a girl prefers to live among the wild horses where she is truly happy and free.
The Giving Tree
by Shel Silverstein Details
A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.
The Hundred Dresses
by Eleanor Estes Details
In winning a medal she is no longer there to receive, a tight-lipped little Polish girl teaches her classmates a lesson. Includes a note from the author's daughter, Helena Estes.
The Lorax
by Dr. Seuss Details
The Once-ler describes the results of the local pollution problem.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
by Beatrix Potter Details
Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught.
The Velveteen Rabbit
by Margery Williams Details
By the time the Velveteen Rabbit is dirty, worn out, and about to be burned, he has almost given up hope of ever finding the magic called Real.
Winnie the Pooh
by A.A. Milne Details
The adventures of Christopher Robin and his friends, in which Pooh Bear uses a balloon to get honey, Piglet meets a Heffalump, and Eeyore has a birthday.
Updated 12/18/2016
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