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I Love Saturdays y Domingos. (书名)
Ada, Alma Flor. (作者)
Atheneum, 2002. (出版)
A little girl recounts the joy of her Saturdays spent with her Euro-American
Grandma and Grandpa and Sundays with Abuelito and Abuelita, her Mexican-
American grandparents.

*Cam Jansen and the Birthday Mystery.(书名)
Adler, David. (作者)
Viking, 2000. (出版)
When Cam's grandparents are robbed on their way to her parents' surprise
birthday party, Cam uses her photographic memory to solve the mystery. (

More Parts. (书名)
Arnold, Tedd.(作者)
Dial, 2001. (出版)
Through zany, brightly colored illustrations and rhyming verse, Arnold
explores common figures of speech that amaze and frighten a young boy.

Weird Friends: Unlikely Allies in the Animal Kingdom.(书名)
Aruego, Jose. (作者)
Harcourt, 2002. (出版)
Describes how different animal species help each other survive.

Pigs at Odds.(书名)
Axelrod, Amy.(作者)
Simon and Schuster, 2000. (出版)
While trying their luck at various games at the country fair, members of the
Pig family find out what the odds are that they will go home as winners. (

Giant Children: Poems.(书名)
Bagert, Brod. (作者)
Dial, 2002. (出版)
Presents more than twenty humorous poems, with playful illustrations, that
examine life from a child’s point of view.

*One Saturday Morning.(书名)
Baker, Barbara. (作者)
Dutton, 1994. (出版)
One Saturday morning, a family enjoys each other as they work and play

Shoeless Joe & Black Betsy. (书名)
Bilder, Phil. (作者)
Simon & Schuster, 2002. (出版)
Shoeless Joe Jackson, said by some to be the greatest baseball player ever,
goes into a hitting slump just before he is to start his minor league career
, so he asks his friend to make him a special bat to help him hit. (2003/
2004 Texas Bluebonnet nominee)

Oma’s Quilt.(书名)
Bourgeois, Paulette. (作者)
Kids Can Press, 2001. (出版)
When Emily's grandmother moves to a retirement home, Emily and her mother go
through her Oma's things, finding many happy memories, including a quilt,
which makes them decide to make a new quilt for her, using pieces of fabric
to recall the memories.

Daisy Comes Home.(书名)
Brett, Jan. (作者)
Putnam, 2002. (出版)
Daisy, the smallest and most maligned of six hens, accidentally floats away
in an egg basket on the flooding Li River in China.

Brimner, Larry Dane. (作者)
Children’s Press, 2000. (出版)
Describes the different kinds of caves, how they are formed, and the
wildlife that lives within them. (True Books series)

Arthur’s Teacher Moves In.(书名)
Brown, Marc. (作者)
Little, Brown, 2000. (出版)
Arthur thinks having his teacher stay at his house will be a horrible
experience. (Series)

Girls A to Z.(书名)
Bunting, Eve. (作者)
Boyds Mills Press, 2002. (出版)
Girls with names ranging from Aliki to Zoe imagine themselves in various fun
and creative professions.

Jin Woo.(书名)
Bunting, Eve. (作者)
Clarion, 2001. (出版)
Davey is dubious about having a new adopted brother from Korea, until he
finds out that his parents still love him.

Sing a Song of Piglets.(书名)
Bunting, Eve. (作者)
Clarion, 2002. (出版)
From skiing in January to surfing in July, two energetic piglets romp
through the months of the years in this calendar in verse.

Frog Principal.(书名)
Calmenson, Stephanie. (作者)
Morrow, 1998. (出版)
The classic story of "The Frog Prince" is given new life when a bumbling
magician auditioning for a school assembly accidentally turns Mr. Bundy, the
principal, into a frog.

*Gloria’s Way.(书名)
Cameron, Ann. (作者)
Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2000. (出版)
Gloria shares special times with her mother and father and with her friends
Julian, Huey, and Latisha. (Series)

*The Friendship Tree.(书名)
Caple, Kathy. (作者)
Holiday House, 2000. (出版)
Blanche and Otis, two friends who are sheep, enjoy each other's company from
the autumn through the winter to the spring.

Chall, Marcia Wilson. (作者)
DK, 2000. (出版)
Bonaparte the dog tries every means possible to reunite himself with his
young master who has been sent away to a Paris boarding school.

The Dog that Pitched a No-Hitter.(书名)
Christopher, Matt. (作者)
Little, Brown, 1993. (出版)
When Mike's pitching goes wild, Harry, the amazing Airedale with ESP, finds
a hilarious solution to the problem.

Grandpa’s Teeth. (书名)
Clement, Rod. (作者)
Harper Collins, 1997. (出版)
Soon after Grandpa’s teeth disappear from a glass of water near his bed,
Officer Rate has the whole town under investigation.

*Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express. (书名)
Coerr, Eleanor. (作者)
HarperCollins, 1995. (出版)
Young Buffalo Bill tells of his rides and adventures in delivering the mail.

*Ready...Set...Read and Laugh!: A Funny Treasury for Beginning Readers.(书名)
Cole, Joanna and Calmenson, Stephanie, compilers. (作者)
Delacorte, 1995. (出版)
A collection of poems, riddles, and humorous stories.

Nibble, Nibble, Jenny Archer.(书名)
Conford, Ellen. (作者)
Little, Brown, 1993. (出版)
Jenny Archer is excited about making a television commercial for a new snack
food until she discovers that the food she liked so much was meant for
gerbils! (Series)

*Inspector Hopper. (书名)
Cushman, Doug. (作者)
HarperCollins, 2000. (出版)
Inspector Hopper and his perpetually hungry assistant McBugg solve three

Robots Don’t Catch Chicken Pox.(书名)
Dadey, Debbie and Marcia Thornton Jones. (作者)
Scholastic, 2000. (出版)
The Bailey School Kids investigate to see if the drama teacher is a robot. (

*Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown. (书名)
Danziger, Paula. (作者)
G. P. Putnam’s, 2002. (出版)
Amber is nervous about starting second grade with a new teacher, but despite
being in the same class as mean Hannah Burton, things turn out just fine. (

Bat Loves the Night.(书名)
Davies, Nicola. (作者)
Candlewick, 2001. (出版)
Beautiful illustrations are the star of this charming and informative story
about the world of a pipistrelle bat.

Special Deliveries.(书名)
Day, Alexandra. (作者)
Harper Collins, 2001. (出版)
Taffy and her family--including all their animals--deliver the mail for
neighbors and write to those who do not receive any mail regularly.

What A Year.(书名)
DePaola, Tomie. (作者)
G. P. Putnam’s, 2002. (出版)
Tomie celebrates his sixth birthday at 26 Fairmount Avenue as he starts
first grade and enjoys a variety of new experiences.

Stella Louella’s Runaway Book.(书名)
Ernst, Lisa. (作者)
Simon & Schuster, 1998. (出版)
As she tries to find the book that she must return to the library that day,
Stella gathers a growing group of people who have all enjoyed reading the

Summersaults: Poems and Paintings. (书名)
Florian, Douglas. (作者)
Greenwillow, 2002. (出版)
Florian’s newest offering is a collection of poems and paintings about the
joys of summer.

Behold the Unicorns.(书名)
Gibbons, Gail. (作者)
HarperCollins, 2002. (出版)
Explains the origins, mythology, and folklore of the unicorn, and discusses
the reasons why the mythical animals have retained their popularity
throughout the ages.

*Iris and Walter: The Sleepover.(书名)
Guest, Elissa Haden. (作者)
Harcourt, 2002. (出版)
Iris's first sleepover at her friend Walter's house ends early when Iris
gets homesick and wants to go home. (Series)

*Kitty Riddles.(书名)
Hall, Katy and Eisenberg, Lisa. (作者)
Dial, 2000. (出版)
A combination of 34 puns with ink-and-watercolor slapstick cartoons will
please (okay, a-mews) cat lovers and show new readers that the sounds of
words are part of the fun. (Series)

Chester’s Way.(书名)
Henkes, Kevin. (作者)
William Morrow, 1988. (出版)
Chester and Wilson share the same exact way of doing things, until Lilly
moves into the neighborhood and shows them that new ways can be just as good.

Toot and Puddle: A Present for Toot. (书名)
Hobbie, Holly.(作者)
Little, Brown, 1998. (出版)
When he just about gives up trying to find the right birthday gift for Toot
in Pip's Pet Shop, Puddle needs to look no further because the special
present finds him. (Series)

You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together. (书
Hoberman, Mary Ann. (作者)
Little, Brown, 2001. (出版)
This delightful choreography of rhythm, rhyme, and repetition begs to be
read aloud in tandem by children and adults, or by any pairing of beginning

*Danny and the Dinosaur Go To Camp.(书名)
Hoff, Syd. (作者)
HarperCollins, 1996. (出版)
When Danny brings his favorite dinosaur to camp, they enjoy boating, hiking,
and roasting marshmallows. (Series)

Angelina Ice Skates. (书名)
Holabird, Katharine. (作者)
Pleasant Co., 2001. (出版)
Angelina and some other mice are preparing for a New Year's Eve ice skating
show, but the hockey players keep getting in the way until Angelina gets
them involved. (Series)

Fannie in the Kitchen.(书名)
Hopkinson, Deborah. (作者)
Simon and Schuster, 2001. (出版)
Fannie Farmer is a mother's helper in the Shaw house, where the daughter
gives her the idea of writing down precise instructions for measuring and
cooking, which eventually became one of the first modern cookbooks.

*Pinky and Rex and the Just-Right Pet.(书名)
Howe, James. (作者)
Simon & Schuster, 2001. (出版)
Seven-year-old Pinky, a confirmed dog lover, has a change of heart after his
family's new pet kitten pounces on his foot in the middle of the night. (

Horace and Morris Join the Chorus (But What About Dolores?) (书名)
Howe, James. (作者)
Atheneum, 2002. (出版)
Delores is upset when her friends are chosen to sing in the chorus, but she
finds a way to become part of the performance. (Series)

Tale of Rabbit and Coyote. (书名)
Johnston, Tony. (作者)
Putnam’s, 1994. (出版)
Rabbit outwits Coyote in this Zapotec tale that explains why coyotes howl at
the moon.

Take Me Out of the Bathtub.(书名)
Katz, Alan.(作者)
Margaret McElderry Books, 2001. (出版)
Comedy writer Katz provides ludicrous lyrics to 14 traditional tunes,
offering playful parodies on some familiar routines.

Open Wide: Tooth School Inside.(书名)
Keller, Laurie. (作者)
Henry Holt, 2000. (出版)
This wacky book about dental hygiene begins with Dr. Flossman teaching his
class, a set of personified teeth sitting at their desks looking "clean" and

Bubba, the Cowboy Prince: A Fractured Texas Tale.(书名)
Ketteman, Helen. (作者)
Scholastic, 1997. (出版)
In this story loosely based on "Cinderella," the setting is Texas, the fairy
godmother is a cow, and the hero, named Bubba, is the stepson of a wicked

Anansi and the Magic Stick.(书名)
Kimmel, Eric A. (作者)
Holiday House, 2001. (出版)
Part trickster tale, part sorcerer's apprentice story, this cheerful picture
book about Anansi the Spider comes from the West African story, "The Magic

Zelda and Ivy.(书名)
Krasnosky, Laura McGee. (作者)
Candlewick, 1998. (出版)
Whether they're performing a circus act, fashioning their tails in the
latest style, or working wonders with "fairy dust", Zelda and Ivy are
sisters with a flair for the dramatic.

*Abe Lincoln and the Muddy Pig. (书名)
Krensky, Stephen. (作者)
Aladdin, 2002. (出版)
Young Abe Lincoln stumbles across a pig in trouble and decides he must help,
even though it will mean arriving late and muddy for the important speech
he is scheduled to make. (Series)

*Krensky, Stephen. (书名)
Arthur and the Best Coach Ever. (作者)
Little, Brown, 2001. (出版)
When Arthur's soccer team gets a new coach who gives them brand new uniforms
and lots of ice cream, it takes them a while to realize that he doesn't
know how to coach soccer. (Series)

Hooway for Wodney Wat.(书名)
Lester, Helen. (作者)
Houghton Mifflin, 1999. (出版)
All his classmates make fun of Rodney because he can’t pronounce his name,
but it is Rodney’s speech impediment that drives away the class bully.

*Frog and Toad Are Friends. (书名)
Lobel, Arnold. (作者)
First published 1970. (出版)
Lobel’s classic short, delightful tales about best friends Frog and Toad. (

Mabela the Clever. (书名)
MacDonald, Margaret Read. (作者)
Albert Whitman, 2001. (出版)
MacDonald has drawn a story about a clever cat from a book of stories of the
Limba people in Africa who pass them on to impart wisdom to their children.

*Fox on the Job. (书名)
Marshall, James. (作者)
Dial, 1988. (出版)
Fox tries several different jobs to earn money. (Series)

Blueberries for Sal.(书名)
McCloskey, Robert. (作者)
First published 1948. (出版)
On a summer day in Maine, a little girl and a bear cub wander away from
their blueberry-picking mothers and mistake the other mother for their own.

A Huge Hog is a Big Pig: A Rhyming Word Game.(书名)
McCall, Francis. (作者)
Greenwillow, 2002. (出版)
A variety of animals are introduced with such phrases as a granny nanny, a
soggy doggy, and a loose goose.

Jabuti the Tortoise: A Trickster Tale from the Amazon Rain Forest.(书名)
McDermott, Gerald. (作者)
Harcourt, 2001. (出版)
All the birds enjoy the song-like flute music of Jabuti the tortoise, except
Vulture, who, jealous because he cannot sing, tricks Jabuti into riding his
back toward a festival planned by the King of Heaven.

The Honest-to-Goodness Truth. (书名)
McKissack, Patricia. (作者)
Atheneum, 2000. (出版)
After promising never to lie, Libby learns it’s not always necessary to
blurt out the whole truth either.

Jelly Beans for Sale. (书名)
McMillan, Bruce (作者)
Scholastic, 1996. (出版)
This colorful book explains jelly bean manufacturing and shows how different
combinations of coins are used to buy varying amounts of jelly beans.

*Three Stories You Can Read to Your Dog.(书名)
Miller, Sara Swan. (作者)
Houghton Mifflin, 1996. (出版)
Stories addressed to dogs and written from a dog’s point of view, featuring
such topics as a burglar, bones, and running free.

Eaglet’s World. (书名)
Minshull, Evelyn.(作者)
Whitman, 2002. (出版)
From the time he is still in the egg, a baby bald eagle is reluctant to take
each new step in his growth, until the day comes when he flies and sees the
beautiful world beyond his parents' nest.

Uncle Jed’s Barbershop.(书名)
Mitchell, Margaree. (作者)
Simon & Schuster, 1993. (出版)
Despite serious obstacles and setbacks Sarah Jean’s Uncle Jed, the only
black barber in the county, pursues his dream of saving enough money to open
his own barbershop.

Missing Mittens. (书名)
Murphy, Stuart J. (作者)
HarperCollins, 2001. (出版)
As a farmer tries to find the correct number of mittens for his various
farmyard animals, the reader is introduced to odd and even numbers. (Series)

Napoli, Donna Jo. (作者)
Harcourt, 2001. (出版)
Albert seems to have opted out of life until one day, when he puts his hand
out through the grill of the window to check the weather, a pair of
cardinals builds a nest and deposits four eggs in it.

*Gus and Gertie and the Lucky Charms.(书名)
Nixon, Joan Lowery. (作者)
Sea Star Books, 2002. (出版)
The fine-feathered heroes Gus and Gertie return for another slapstick easy-
to-read mystery as they arrive at the Animals' Winter Olympics with dreams
of winning gold as Antarctica's first synchronized swimming team.

*Max and Jax in Second Grade.(书名)
Nolen, Jerdie. (作者)
Harcourt, 2002. (出版)
Second grade twins Max and Jax prepare to start the summer off right with a
fishing trip and a slumber party.

*Newt. (书名)
Novak, Matt. (作者)
HarperCollins, 1994. (出版)
In three related stories, Newt, a small salamander, befriends a mouse,
defines a bug, and comforts the moon.

Kate and the Beanstalk.(书名)
Osborne, Mary Pope. (作者)
Simon and Schuster, 2000. (出版)
In this version of the classic tale, Kate climbs to the top of a giant
beanstalk, where she uses her quick wits to outsmart a giant and make her

Stage Fright on a Summer Night.(书名)
Osborne, Mary Pope. (作者)
Random House, 2002. (出版)
Jack and Annie travel in their magic tree house to Elizabethan London, where
they become actors in a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream and try to
rescue a tame bear. (Series)

*Amelia Bedelia.(书名)
Parish, Peggy. (作者)
First published 1963. (出版)
A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus in the household when she
attempts to make sense of some instructions. (Series)

Amazing Snakes. (书名)
Parsons, Alexandra. (作者)
Knopf, 1990. (出版)
Readers are introduced to many different subjects through beautiful
photographs and clear, concise text. (Eyewitness Junior series)

The Caboose Who Got Loose.(书名)
Peet, Bill. (作者)
First published 1971. (出版)
Katy Caboose is tired of being last, and one day a freak accident allows her
to realize her dream of peace and solitude.

*Dragon's Fat Cat: Dragon's Fourth Tale.(书名)
Pilkey, Dav. (作者)
Orchard, 1992. (出版)
A fat cat appears on the Dragon's doorstep and is adopted by the dragon. (

Martin’s Big Words: the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.(书名)
Rappaport, Doreen. (作者)
Hyperion, 2001. (出版)
A Caldecott Honor Award winning picture book biography relates the life and
times of Martin Luther King, Jr., an important person in American history
who used his words in the place of his fists.

*Bugs Are Insects (书名)
Rockwell, Anne. (作者)
HarperCollins, 2001. (出版)
From the Let’s-read-and-find-out science series, here’s a simple
introduction to common backyard insects and an explanation of the basic
characteristics of these creatures.

Leola and the Honeybears.(书名)
Rosales, Melodye Benson. (作者)
Scholastic, 1999. (出版)
With a large helping of rural Southern flavor, a classic nursery tale
becomes a new adventure in an African-American version of “Goldilocks and
The Three Bears.”

Panda Puzzle.(书名)
Roy, Ron. (作者)
Random House, 2002. (出版)
Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose, sleuths in this A to Z Mysteries series,
investigate the kidnapping of the new baby panda at the petting zoo. (Series)

Little Panda: The World Welcomes Hua Mei at the San Diego Zoo. (书名)
Ryder, Joanne. (作者)
Simon & Schuster, 2001. (出版)
This photo essay describes the first year in the life of the first giant
panda cub ever to survive in captivity in America.

*Henry and Mudge and The Tall Tree House. (书名)
Rylant, Cynthia. (作者)
Simon and Schuster, 1999. (出版)
Henry is excited when his Uncle Jake builds him a tree house but worries
that his dog Mudge will not be able to enjoy it with him. (Series)

The Case of the Puzzling Possum.(书名)
Rylant, Cynthia. (作者)
HarperCollins, 2002. (出版)
Children ready for chapter books will welcome this latest adventure of
private-eye Bunny Brown and her bumbling raccoon sidekick, Jack. (Series)

Let’s Go Home: The wonderful Things About a House.(书名)
Rylant, Cynthia. (作者)
Simon & Schuster, 2002. (出版)
Describing the individual rooms in a house, Rylant moves from porch to attic
, stopping by the living room, kitchen, bathroom, and bedrooms in between.

*Marvin Redpost: A Flying Birthday Cake? (书名)
Sachar, Louis. (作者)
Random House, 1999. (出版)
Two days after Marvin sees a glowing green thing like a flying birthday cake
in the night sky, his third-grade class is joined by a mysterious new boy
with peculiar behavior. (Series)

Army Ant Parade.(书名)
Sayre, April Pulley. (作者)
Holt, 2002. (出版)
Animals in the forest prepare for the army ants to swarm over the ground in
a thick stream, searching for food.

The Monster Who Ate My Peas.(书名)
Schnitzlein, Danny. (作者)
Peachtree, 2001. (出版)
A young boy thinks he’s discovered a way out of eating his peas—he makes a
bargain with a fiendishly funny monster.

If You Hopped Like A Frog. (书名)
Schwartz, David. (作者)
Scholastic, 1999. (出版)
An introduction to the concept of ratio, by comparing what humans would be
able to do if they had bodies like different animals.

The Frog Prince, Continued.(书名)
Scieszka, Jon. (作者)
Viking, 1991. (出版)
After the frog turns into a prince, he and the Princess do not live happily
ever after and the Prince decides to look for a witch to help him remedy the

*Nate the Great and the Great Sniff.(书名)
Sharmat, Marjorie. (作者)
Delacorte, 2001. (出版)
Nate always depends on his dog Sludge to help him solve all his cases, but
Sludge is missing and Nate must rely on his own skills to find him. (Series)

Good Night Dinosaurs.(书名)
Sierra, Judy. (作者)
Houghton Mifflin, 1996. (出版)
A delightfully wacky de????ion in verse of what baby dinosaurs do at bedtime.

Animals Nobody Loves.(书名)
Simon, Seymour. (作者)
Seastar Books, 2001.(出版)
Prolific science-writer Simon provides a brief portrait of 24 animals he
says nobody loves, noting in his introduction: "You may never love a
rattlesnake, a cockroach, or an octopus - but this book may help you begin
to understand and respect them for what they are."

The Gardener. (书名)
Stewart, Sarah. (作者)
Farrar Straus Giroux, 1997.(出版)
Lydia Grace writes a series of letters to her family when she goes to live
with her Uncle Jim in the city but takes her love of gardening with her.

The First Thing My Mama Told Me. (书名)
Swanson, Susan Marie. (作者)
Harcourt, 2002.(出版)
Seven-year-old Lucy recounts childhood memories that all center on the
importance of her name: her uncle building a stool and painting her name on
it, eating alphabet pancakes that spell her name, stomping her name in the

Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School.(书名)
Teague, Mark. (作者)
Scholastic, 2002. (出版)
Gertrude LaRue receives typewritten and paw-written letters from her dog Ike
, entreating her to let him leave the Igor Brotweiler Canine Academy and
come back home.

*Good Night, Good Knight.(书名)
Thomas, Shelley Moore. (作者)
Dutton, 2000. (出版)
A good knight helps three dragons who are having trouble getting to sleep.

*Amanda Pig and her Best Friend Lollipop. (书名)
Van Leeuwen, Jean. (作者)
Dial, 1998. (出版)
Amanda Pig and her friend Lollipop share fun times at each other's houses
and experience their very first sleepover party. (Series)

Wait! No Paint! (书名)
Whatley, Bruce. (作者)
Harper Collins, 2001.(出版)
Full of surprises, interaction between the illustrator and the characters,
and hilarious wordplay, this quirky retelling of "The Three Little Pigs"
encourages readers to look at this favorite story in a whole new way.

The Bunyans.(书名)
Wood, Audrey. (作者)
Blue Sky, 1996. (出版)
Paul Bunyan, his wife, and his children do some ordinary things that result
in the formation of Niagara Falls, Bryce Canyon, and other national

The Other Side. (书名)
Woodson, Jacqueline. (作者)
G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2001. (出版)
Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they
sit on the fence that divides their town.

Pet Detectives. (书名)
Wright, Betty Wren. (作者)
BridgeWater Books, 1999. (出版)
Policeman Jack's dog Belle and cat Kitty do their bit to fight crime on a
daily basis and combine forces to capture a burglar.

A Sip of Aesop. (书名)
Yolen, Jane. (作者)
Scholastic, 1995. (出版)
Retells, in verse, thirteen fables by the Greek slave Aesop, including "The
Hare and the Tortoise," "The Boy Who Cried Wolf," and "The Fox and the Stork

What About Me? (书名)
Young, Ed. (作者)
Philomel, 2002. (出版)
In this Sufi tale, a young boy determinedly follows instructions of the
Grand Master in the hope of gaining knowledge, only to be surprised by how
he acquires it.




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