Book List in Order:19 titles

  • Robert Burleigh's narrative nonfiction picture book follows a hummingbird’s migration south for the winter, with stunning art by Wendell Minor.When the last summer flowers open their petals to the sun, it’s time for a tiny ruby-throated h...


  • Ride the rails of the night train in this beautifully rendered journey conducted by renowned artist Wendell Minor and frequent collaborator Robert Burleigh.Rhyming, lyrical text describes the sights and sounds of a nighttime journey from country to c...


  • Listen up! The sounds of the city come to life in this vivid picture book that’s ready-made for repetition and perfect for preschool. From the TING-A-LING-A-LING of an alarm clock in the morning to the RUMBLE RATTLE of the subway and the BEEEEEP...


  • What if there was but one dragon left in the world? What if dragons were more than just imaginary creatures? What if long ago they soared through our skies? And what if there was only one dragon left? Where might it hide from our machines, from ou...


  • In 1845 in Concord, Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau began a radical experiment: he built a cabin in the woods and lived there, alone, examining the world around him. He spent his days walking the shores of Walden Pond, growing beans, observing pla...


  • In this delightful picture book, loosely inspired by Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," a scat-singing, bebopping jackrabbit travels across the United States and marvels at all the wonders that the country reveals--from hopping on the subway in New York C...


  • Messenger, messenger, keepin' the groove, Always, always, on the move. Morning's come around again, and Calvin Curbhopper, the messenger man, is on the go, zipping around from spot to spot, taking shortcuts through parking lots, steering through...


  • Award-winning author Robert Burleigh has captured Amelia Earhart's first solo flight across the Atlantic in 1932. She was only the second person to do this--and the first woman. Rich in detail, feeling and incident this is nonfiction with edge and ac...


  • Owen and his dog, Sheepie, are best friends. They like to play, take long walks, and chase each other in the yard. But Sheepie is getting old. He can’t fetch a stick as quickly as he used to, and sometimes Owen has to help him climb the stairs. The...






  • Dawn until dusk, the city is alive with sounds, from the TING-ALING- A-LING of an alarm clock in the morning to the BEEEEEP! BEEEEP! of traffic in the afternoon to the quiet SHHHHHHHHHHHHHH of evening. Noted illustrator Beppe Giacobbe’s bright pale...


  • A young boy's interest in the great magician Harry Houdini takes him to the place of his latest escape trick where he soon begins to make the realization that confidence in one's own ability is the key to succeeding in anything one chooses to do....


  • Pandora has been warned about the forbidden jar. Although she is surrounded with gifts and has rooms, gardens, and a courtyard to explore, Pandora is drawn to one room--the one that holds that jar. Is Pandora’s curiosity a curse? In a seamless blen...



  • Soccer field excitement! It's the last game of the season. With the score tied and the tension high, anything can happen. But the big win is made possible by one force alone--teamwork. Robert Burleigh and Stephen T. Johnson have created a picture bo...



  • Journey back to ancient Greece and meet the greatest hero who ever lived--Hercules! With eleven difficult tasks behind him, he now must face the last and most terrifying. To bring back the three-headed monster dog, Cerberus, Hercules must enter the U...



  • Hoops is not a book about basketball--Hoops is basketball. How it feels to be a part of the motion, and a part of the moment-the longest moment-as the ball hangs in midair poised over the rim of the basket. The drama of the game . . . and of victory....