The Magic Word
Paxton discovers that by saying the word "alakazoomba," he can magically get whatever he pleases.
Show Me Readers Nominees 2019-2020
Rupert the mouse wants to star in an artistic, wordless picturebook, but his animal friends cause problems by talking too much.
Bob, Not Bob!
When a young boy gets a cold, he just wants his mommy. But his stuffy nose makes it difficult for him to call out to his mom--not 'Bob, ' who happens to be the family dog.
Bruce's Big Move
With four geese, three mice, and a very grumpy bear all crowded into one den, Bruce is ready for a new home-- Provided by publisher.
Ben selects from the shelter a most unusual dog that wreaks havoc in town until she has a chance to prove her worth.
Philomena's New Glasses
Philomena needs new glasses. Her sister Audrey wants some, too. Pretty soon, Nora Jane is feeling the pressure to get a pair of specs, as well. The one-upmanship escalates from there with the three sisters learning that not everyone needs the same things-- Provided by publisher.
Prudence the Part-Time Cow
At first Prudence tries to fit in with the other cows in the herd, suppressing all her scientific smarts and imaginative inventing, but in a moment of inspiration, she realizes how to show the others that she can be a part-time cow and a full-time member of the herd.
Shawn Loves Sharks
Shawn loves sharks with all his heart, so when his nemesis, Stacy, is assigned sharks for the big class project, Shawn is not happy.