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David and Dog by Shirley Hughes
Laura Charlotte by Kathryn Galbraith
Oh, Brother by Arthur Yorinks and Richard Egielski
Mandy’s Grandmother by Liessel Mork Skorpen
On The Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
Tar Beach by Faith Riggold
Poetry – Fathers, Mothers, Sisters, Brothers by Mary Hoberman
I Like Me by Nancy Carlson
Life is Fun by Nancy Carlson
The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
Curious George by H. A. Rey
Chocolate Moose for Dinner by Fred Gwynn
Stuart Little by E. B. White
Ralph’s Secret Weapon by Steven Kellogg
Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
The Rainbow Fish by Mark Pfisher
I Hate English by Ellen Levine
On My Honor
William’s Doll by Charlotte Zolotow
Arnie and the Stolen Markers by Nancy Carlson
Hunches and Bunches by D. Suess
The Berenstain Bears and the Double Dare by Stan Berenstain
The Berenstain Bears and In the Crowd by Stan Bernstain
The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
Jack and the Beanstalk
The Seven Chinese Brothers by Margaret Mahy
I’ll Try by Karen Erickson
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Mike Mulligan and His Steamshovel by Virginia Lee Burton
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