The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant
by Jean DeBrunhoff
This first in a series of Babar stories, describes how he lost his mother, lived among men, and was crowned King of Elephants.
The Story of Ferdinand
by Munro Leaf
The story of a bull that would rather sit quietly under a tree than fight.
The Stray Dog
by Marc Simont
A family befriends a stray dog, name him Willy, and decide to keep him.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
by Beatrix Potter
Peter disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and almost gets caught.
The Tale of Two Mice
by Ruth Brown
Bo is fearless; Billy seems afraid of everything! This is a tale of brotherly adventure and bravery.
The True Meaning of Smekday
by Adam Rex
Twelve-year-old Gratuity "Tip" Tucci is left to fend for herself after Earth is colonized by aliens and her mother is abducted, and must try to stop another alien invasion with only the help of a cat named Pig and an alien named J. Lo.
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by A. Wolf
by John Scieszka
The wolf gives his own outlandish version of what really happened when he tangled with the three little pigs.
by Roald Dahl
The misadventures of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys.
by Sharon Creech
Thirteen-year-old Sophie and her cousin Cody record their transatlantic crossing aboard the Wanderer, a forty five foot sailboat, which, along with uncles and another cousin, is en route to visit their grandfather in England.
The Way a Door Closes
by Hope Smith
A collection of poems about a thirteen-year-old boy whose father abandoned him and his family.
The Wolf’s Chicken Stew
by Keiko Kasza
A hungry wolf's attempts to fatten a chicken for his stewpot have unexpected results.
The World According to Humphrey
by Betty G. Birney
Humphrey, pet hamster at Longfellow School, learns that he has an important role to play in helping his classmates and teacher.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
by Simms Taback
Presents the traditional version of a famous American folk poem first heard in the U.S. in the 1940s with illustrations on die cut pages that reveal all that the old lady swallows.
by Cornelia Funke
Two brothers, having run away from the aunt who plans to adopt the younger one, are sought by a detective hired by their aunt, but they have found shelter with, and protection from, Venice's "Thief Lord."
Thieves of Ostia
by Caroline Lawrence
In Rome in the year 79 A.D., a group of children from very different backgrounds work together to discover who beheaded a pet dog and why.