Book List in Order:12 titles

  • Have you ever been REALLY mad at your best friend?* "This well-crafted story is an excellent choice for those seeking books featuring conflict-resolution." -- Booklist, starred reviewIn two little houses,on two little hills,lived two best friends...S...


  • La Paz is a happy, but noisy village. A little peace and quiet would make it just right. So the villagers elect the bossy Don Pepe as their mayor. Before long, singing of any kind is outlawed. Even the teakettle is afraid to whistle! But there...


  • After 682 years of faithful service, Miss Lotty is retiring from guarding books. But before she can check out of Sunrise Elementary for good, disaster strikes. Someone has ordered all the books removed from the library and replaced with machines! It'...


  • Skilley, an alley cat with an embarrassing secret, longs to escape his hard life dodging fishwives brooms and carriage wheels and trade his damp alley for the warmth of the Cheshire Cheese Inn. When he learns that the innkeeper is looking for a new m...


  • Martina the beautiful cockroach doesn’t know coffee beans about love and marriage.That’s where her Cuban family comes in. While some of the Cucarachas offer her gifts to make her more attractive, only Abuela, her grandmother, gives her something ...


  • Storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy takes readers on her journey from Havana to Decatur.Popular storyteller and author Carmen Deedy shares the story of the childhood journey that took her from her island roots in Havana, Cuba, to small-town Southern life i...


  • Without the yellow star to point them out, the Jews looked like any other Danes.For centuries, the Star of David was a symbol of Jewish pride. But during World War II, Nazis used the star to segregate and terrorize the Jewish people. Except in Denmar...



  • Some dreams are too big to be kept in bottles.Walter Higgins is a scrappy child with a great imagination, but he feels lost and not quite sure of himself when he is shipped off to Boston to visit his unknown Great Aunt Hortensia (“the Warden”).Wa...






  • The story of Ninny and his tailor grandfather, Oppa, is told from the perspective of Ninny's best friend, Bessie, and explains how Oppa taught them that every human being has the right to dance, to sing, and to tell stories....


  • When Sunrise Elementary School advertised for a thick-skinned librarian with a burning love of books, Miss Lotta Scales knew she was perfect for the job. Who could guard books better than a REAL dragon? "She kept a fiery eye out to make sure no on...