Dim Sum for Everyone
by Grace Lin
A child describes the various little dishes of dim sum that she and her family enjoy on a visit to a restaurant in Chinatown.
Dirt on Their Skirts: The Story of the Young Women Who Won the World Championship
by Doreen Rappaport
Margaret experiences the excitement of watching the 1946 championship game of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League as it goes into extra innings.
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
by Mo Willems
A pigeon that longs to drive a bus sees a chance to make its dream come true when the bus driver takes a short break.
Dragon’s Fat Cat
by Dav Pilkey
Dragon finds a fat cat in the snow outside his house, brings it inside, and soon has a family.
Duck on a Bike
by David Shannon
A duck decides to ride a bike and soon influences all the other animals on the farm to ride bikes too.
Ducks Don’t Wear Socks
by John Nedwidek
Emily, a serious girl, meets a duck who helps her see the more humorous side of life.
by Sylvia Waugh
Upon suddenly learning that her parents are researchers from another planet and they must leave in seven days or risk discovery, twelve-year-old Nesta decides to stay in their York, England home, whether or not her parents go.
East of the Sun and West of the Moon
by Mercer Mayer
The Moon, Father Forest, Great Fish of the Sea, and North Wind help a maiden rescue her true love from a troll princess in a faraway kingdom.
by Gail Carson Levine
In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her.
Ella Sarah Gets Dressed
by Margaret Chodos-Irvine
Despite the advice of others in her family, Ella Sarah persists in wearing the striking and unusual outfit of her own choosing. (Caldecott Honor Book)
Ellie McDoodle: Have Pen, Will Travel
by Ruth Barshaw
Eleven-year-old Ellie McDoodle illustrates her sketchbook with chronicles of her adventures and mishaps while camping with her cousins, aunt, and uncle.
Ellington Was not a Street
by Ntozake Shange
A young girl talks about the many famous Civil Rights activists who came to her house when she was young.
by Peter Catalanotto
Emily paints four pictures and enters one in the first-grade art contest, but the judge interprets Emily’s entry as a rabbit instead of a dog.
Emma’s Winter Magic
by Jean Little
With the help of her new friend who has magic boots just like her own, Emma overcomes her shyness and no longer hates reading out loud in school.
by Jane Yolen
A Taino Indian boy on the island of San Salvador recounts the landing of Columbus and his men in 1492.