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A-F

A moving tale about friendship, new beginnings, and cats.

When a young girl moves to a small town, she feels lonely and out of place. But soon she meets an elderly woman next door, who shares her love of arts and crafts. 

Brenda says she is a sheep, but why does she look so different from her fluffy friends? All the sheep adore Brenda. With her sharp pointy teeth and cool grey fur, she's the snazziest sheep around. But Brenda is also very hungry, and doesn't much like the taste of grass . . . 

Two little chickens are worried about their first day of school and hope they will make new friends.

Friends James and Eamon enjoy a wonderful week at the home of Eamon's grandparents during summer vacation.

Depicts a class of students on a field trip to the moon who debark from their yellow spaceship bus and explore the moon's trenches, craters and mountains while observing the faraway Earth and befriending visitors from space.

G-L

llustrations and simple text follow a boy and a dog on an out-of-this-world adventure.

A young camper who is as happy as a clam and his best friend, a clam who is a happy camper, enjoy a sadness-free world of daisies, sunshine and best friendship, until one of them eats an entire cake and forgets to share.

A child's solitary day at the playground turns into a park-wide adventure as he learns how to play with nine new friends.

A little boy is excited at the prospect of spending the night at his friend's house but worries how he'll get along without his teddy bear.

When Peter and his father move to a new house, Peter makes Lenny, Guardian of the Bridge, and Lucy, a friend for Lenny, to protect him from the scary things hidden in the woods.

A captured mouse successfully begs for mercy from a good-natured lion who is unexpectedly rescued by the mouse from a hunter's trap, in an illustrated celebration of negotiation, acceptance and friendship.

Little Bat is excited about his first night in school! He is excited about everything: his new school supplies, learning amazing things, and making new friends.

M-R

Who is Madame Badobedah? Mabel sets out to prove that an eccentric new hotel guest is really a supervillain.

After her best friend moves away, a little girl misses the special times they had together.

During a Fourth of July picnic, a group of children display how easy it is to share things, including a pie, a jump rope, and a hug.

The Cat and the Squirrel come to blows with the Duck in arguing about who will perform what duty in preparing their pumpkin soup, and they almost lose the Duck's friendship when he decides to leave them.

S-Z

Sam and Dave are sure they will discover something exciting if they just keep digging their hole.

Pen pals Elliott and Kailash discover that even though they live in different countries--America and India--they both love to climb trees, own pets, and ride school buses.

Guarding the fields through the seasons, a lonely scarecrow makes an unexpected friend.

Stick and Stone are both lonely until Pinecone's teasing causes one to stick up for the other, and a solid friendship is formed.

In this wordless picture book, Sheep goes to great lengths to surprise Giraffe with a lovely red sweater.

Everyone in the neighborhood dreams of a taste of Omu's delicious stew! One by one, they follow their noses toward the scrumptious scent. And one by one, Omu offers a portion of her meal. Soon the pot is empty. Has she been so generous that she has nothing left for herself?

Three seemingly mismatched residents of a tree learn to coexist.

When Reuben the bear brings doughnuts to his forest friends, they discover that his pants are wet and he angrily accuses them of the dirty deed.