Mrs. Katz and Tush
by Patricia Polacco
In this special Passover story, a young African American boy and an elderly Jewish woman develop a deep friendship through their mutual concern for an abandoned cat.
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: an African Tale
by John Steptoe
Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.
Murder for Her Majesty
by Beth Hilgarter
Horrified at having witnessed her father's murder and fearing that the killers are agents of Queen Elizabeth I, eleven-year-old Alice Tuckfield hides in the Yorkshire cathedral by disguising herself as one of the choirboys.
My Father’s Dragon
by Ruth Gannett
A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island.
My Friend is Sad
by Mo Willems
When Gerald the Elephant is sad, Piggie is determined to cheer him up, but finds after many tries that it only takes the simplest thing to change Gerald's mood.
My Friend Rabbit
by Eric Rohmann
Something always seems to go wrong when Rabbit is around, but Mouse lets him play with his toy plane anyway because he is his good friend.
My Great Aunt Arizona
by Gloria Houston
An Appalachian girl, Arizona Houston Hughes, grows up to become a teacher who influences generations of schoolchildren.
My Side of the Mountain
by Jean Craighead George
Young Sam Gribley leaves New York City and spends a year living by himself in a remote area of the Catskill Mountains.
My Travelin’ Eye
by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw
Jenny Sue loves that her "travelin' eye" lets her see the world in a special way, and so she is not happy when her teacher suggests that her parents take her to an opthamologist to fix the lazy eye.
Mysteries of Harris Burdick
by Chris Van Allsburg
Presents a series of loosely related drawings each accompanied by a title and a caption which the reader may use to make up his or her own story.
Mystery of the Pirates Ghost
by Geoffrey Hayes
Otto and his Uncle Tooth track down the pirate ghost terrorizing Boogle Bay.
Nate the Great
by Marjorie Weinman
Nate the Great solves the mystery of the missing picture.
by Matt Novak
In three stories, Newt, a small salamander, befriends a mouse, defines a bug,
by David Shannon
A young boy is depicted doing a variety of naughty things for which he is repeatedly admonished, but finally he gets a hug.
Notes from a Liar and Her Dog
by Gennifer Choldenko
Eleven-year-old Ant, stuck in a family that she does not like, copes by pretending that her real parents are coming to rescue her, by loving her dog Pistachio, by volunteering at the zoo and by telling lies.