Book List:34 titles
  • Fish and birds and lizards and socks…is there anything Max won’t attack? Watch your ankles and find out in this clever, rhyming picture book about a very naughty kitty cat. Max is a cat. He attacks. From socks to strings to many a fish, attack...


  • An ocelot. A slave. An angel thief. Multiple perspectives spanning across time are united through themes of freedom, hope, and faith in a most unusual and epic novel from Newbery Honor-winning author and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt....


  • Worlds collide in a spectacular way when Newbery and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt and Pulitzer Prize nominee and #1 New York Times bestseller Alison McGhee team up to create a fantastical, heartbreaking, and gorgeous tale about two siste...


  • An ocelot. A slave. An angel thief. Multiple perspectives spanning across time are united through themes of freedom, hope, and faith in a most unusual and epic novel from Newbery Honor–winning author and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt.S...


  • Red is a dashing, smashing downtown tomcat. Ginger is a jazzy, snazzy uptown kitty. But after they meet at the Alley Cat's Meow--the hottest boogie-woogie juke joint around--the sparks fly as they dazzle the world with their romantic toe-tappin', qui...


  • Apart from sticker burrs and sand fleas, Cardell’s life is mostly wonderful. He knows he’s loved through and through by his perfectly good mama and his perfectly good daddy. They live in different parts of the desert, but that’s okay -- Cardell...


  • Mogie is a real-life Labradoodle with a special talent: he always knows just what a sick kid needs! Get to know this passionate pup with this story by a Newbery Honoree. Give that dog a puddle and he’d splash. Give him a whistle and he’d roll ...


  • Meet Bingo and J’miah, raccoon brothers on a mission to save Sugar Man Swamp in this tale from Newbery Honoree Kathi Appelt. Raccoon brothers Bingo and J’miah are the newest recruits of the Official Sugar Man Swamp Scouts. The opportunity to s...


  • Blue moon, magic moon...good for wishing. To ten-year-old Keeper, this moon is her chance to fix all that has gone wrong . . . and so much has gone wrong. But she knows who can make things right again: Meggie Marie, her mermaid mother who swam ...






  • The good ol' days are over. It's official, it's the news! With my brand-new baby brother came the brand-new baby blues! When a new baby wears her old pajamas, sleeps in her old bed, and seems to get all her parents' attention, a girl's boun...


  • When Cousin Arlene and her dog, Bitsy, arrive in Bubbaville, it’s hugs and kisses galore—and Bubba and Beau are not enjoying the party. But when they round up the froufrou cousins and head for their favorite squishy, squashy, muddy spot in the...


  • There is nothing lonelier than a cat who has been loved, at least for a while, and then abandoned on the side of the road. A calico cat, about to have kittens, hears the lonely howl of a chained-up hound deep in the backwaters of the bayou. She d...



  • Bubba, a brand-new Texas baby, and Beau, a brand-new Texas puppy, are best friends who share lots of adventures. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up...


  • A broken chain, a piece of string, a bottle cap . . . To most people, these things are useless trash. But to a clever crow, they're just what he needs to create a special surprise--a beautiful Christmas tree that everyone can treasure. Told in jaunty...


  • When Baby Bird says good-bye to his mama at school each morning, he feels sad. Mama Bird feels sad, too. Sometimes it's hard to be apart. But as Mama Bird says, the love they share is with them always, keeping them close until the best part of the da...


  • Mason and Carrie Marie can't get up the courage to ask each other to dance. Russ's girlfriend has died, and now he's just trying to live without her. Peggy Lee has grown up with Tennessee--how can she ever think of him as more than a friend? In thes...


  • It's the yearly hootenanny for piggies all across the holler. They're hankerin' for a porky polka rhythm--plus a piggy rigadoon, a piggy roundelay, and, of course, a piggy mosh pit! Energetic illustrations and rhythmic rhymes introduce musical styles...


  • Hoo-whee!The folks in Dogwood are abuzz with excitement when a new parson comes to lead their congregation. The whole town gets busy preparing a pounding -- where everyone brings "a pound o' this and a pound o' that" to make Brother Harper feel more ...


  • Join a rambunctious child as she exuberantly celebrates all the wonderful qualities that make her special -- her nose, her toes, her ears, herself!Award winners Kathi Appelt and G. Brian Karas team up to create this joyous tribute to the wonders of b...


  • Can you help Pierre find the shy swamp bear? She's sure to be somewhere close by?While engaging in a lively conversation with his patient grandfather, Pierre searches for the secret spaces, hidden nests, and hiding places that might shelter North Ame...


  • Bubbles, BubblesYour 2-year-old approaches daily experiences, such as bath time, with playful exuberance.Tips for reading and sharing:Memorize the story and recite it to your toddler while he or she is taking a bathHelp your child build things out of...


  • A little girl dreams that she's all alone at sea in a tiny boat. It's dark, and the sea is scary. Then she sees the gentle moon, the first sign of God's love. The moon, the stars, and at last the sun lend enough light to lead her back to shore, where...




  • It's fun to tell time as you dance around the clock!Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie! It's American Batstand - a twelve-hour rock and roll extravaganza with Click Dark as your host. Decked in go-go boots and bobby sox, the buoyant ba...


  • On a midsummer's night the Marching Bat Band makes a rare appearance, its members grouped in formations that demonstrate multiplication from two times two up to ten times ten. By the creators of Bat Jamboree. ...



  • The Bat Jamboree was held early this year, at the old drive-in movie not too far from here. It was standing room only as the houselights went down. The spotlight came up -- there wasn't a sound! Then: 1 bat sang.2 bats flapped. 3 bats cha-cha-ed4 bat...






  • Readers will be swept along with Rama and Raja, two Indian elephants as they travel between mountains, behind waterfalls, and across the seas in Kathi Appelt’s simple, clever story. Bold illustrations and a tale told in prepositions add up to a gre...



  • There's a watermelon growing in the corner of the patch where the fence posts meet, and Jesse is waiting for it. Waiting for it to fill up with the cool summer rain and the hot summer sun. Waiting until at last it is ripe and ready for eating. Waitin...


  • As a mighty storm cascades down the mountains like a thundering herd, one fearless mustang gives chase. "Appelt's vivid yet lyrical prose meshes nicely with Sayles' dreamy pastel paintings. The comparisons between wild horses and a brewing thundersto...