Book of a Thousand Days
by Shannon Hale
Fifteen-year-old Dashti, sworn to obey her sixteen-year-old mistress, the Lady Saren, shares Saren's years of punishment locked in a tower, then brings her safely to the lands of her true love, where both must hide who they are as they work as kitchen maids.
by Gertrude Chandler Warner
Four orphans, two boys and two girls, set up housekeeping in an old boxcar.
Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto
by Natalie Standiford
Recounts the life of Balto, the sled dog who saved Nome, Alaska, in 1925 from a diphtheria epidemic by delivering medicine through a raging snowstorm.
Bread and Jam for Frances
by Russell Hoban
Frances decides she likes to eat only bread and jam at every meal until to her surprise her parents grant her wish.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
by Bill Martin
Children see a variety of animals, each one a different color.
Bubba and Beau, Best Friends
by Kathi Appelt
When Mamma Pearl washes their favorite blanket it's a sad day for best friends Bubba and Beau, but it gets worse when she decides the baby boy and his puppy need baths, too.
Bud, Not Buddy
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Ten year old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.
by James Howe
Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their baby bunny must be a vampire.
Butterflies for Kiri
by Cathryn Falwell
Kiri, a Japanese American girl who loves to draw and paint, tries to use the origami set she received for her birthday. Includes instructions for making an origami butterfly.
by Patricia Polacco
During the Nazi occupation of France, Monique's mother hides a Jewish family in her basement and tries to help them escape to freedom.
by Richard Egielski
When a little boy swallows a bug along with his cereal, pandemonium breaks out as the bug searches for an escape, the boy searches for an antidote, and Keystone Cops like pills search for the bug.
Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones
by David Adler
When she notices some bones missing from a dinosaur skeleton exhibited in the museum, a young girl with a photographic memory tries to discover who has been taking them and why.
Caps for Sale
by Esphyr Slobodkina
A band of mischievous monkeys steals every one of a peddler's caps while he takes a nap under a tree.
by Cathy Dubowski
A cave boy gives his grumpy chief something previously unseen for his birthday--and makes him smile.
by E. B. White
Wilbur the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.