But animal-lover Lulu decides to make friends with the pooch—and something unexpected happens. Lulu and the Duck in the Park DB 1 hour 6 minutes by Hilary McKay read by Margaret Strom Lulu, who loves animals, brings an abandoned duck egg to school, even though her teacher has banned Lulu from bringing animals to school ever again.
Magic at the Bed and Biscuit DB 1 hour 22 minutes by Joan Carris read by David de Vries The family of animals at the Bed and Biscuit boardinghouse are expected to welcome and protect Malicia, a mean-spirited city chicken who tours with a magic show.
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But they are afraid of Malicia's temper—and her powers. From the moment Linus, a timid twelve-year-old American boy, steps off the airplane in Liberia, black mamba poisonous snakes figure prominently in his life. Linus soon discovers his "kaseng," or affinity, with these creatures and keeps one in a laundry hamper—with disastrous results.
Putter signs up for a marathon when Mrs. Teaberry tells him that one of the prizes is a train set.
At the race, he falls behind the other runners until he receives unexpected help from Mrs. Teaberry's dog Zeke. Five short chapters. When she is lost outdoors in a storm, Celeste convinces an osprey to fly her back to Joseph. But when baby elephant Ruby arrives, Ivan decides that he must find her a better life.
The Outside of a Horse DB 7 hours 30 minutes by Ginny Rorby read by Jill Fox When her father returns from the Iraq War with an amputated leg and post-traumatic stress disorder, thirteen-year-old Hannah seeks solace in working with rescued horses—never thinking that the abused horses could also help her father recover. She wins the part of princess in the class play on condition that she improve her behavior. Taking her Newfoundland puppy Hercules to obedience class teaches Fran some lessons too. Rascal describes their adventures running and hunting in the Louisiana bayous and remembers the day an accident put Meely in danger.
War Horse DB 3 hours 56 minutes by Michael Morpurgo read by David Cutler Joey, a horse, recalls his experiences growing up on an English farm, his struggle for survival when sold to the cavalry during World War I, and his reunion with Albert, his beloved master. Bender, also called Grampa, runs an animal boarding house, the Bed and Biscuit, with the help of his pets—miniature pig Ernest, mynah bird Gabby, and young cat Milly.
They all feel jealous when Grampa's attentions become focused on caring for a sick Scottie puppy. They include a Canada goose with an arrow through its neck, a muskrat with an infected foot, and orphaned fox kits. But first she must deal with her worst fear: the Great X. She decides to compete against him at the county fair.
Early chapter book. The Boy in the Garden BR by Allen Say 1 volume The bronze statue of a tall bird in a garden reminds young Jiro of the Japanese folktale his mother told him about a grateful crane. Entering an empty cottage, Jiro encounters his own version of that tale. Creepy Carrots! BR by Aaron Reynolds 1 volume The carrots that grow in Crackenhopper Field are the fattest and crispiest around, and Jasper Rabbit cannot resist snacking on some each time he passes by.
But then Jasper begins hearing and seeing creepy carrots wherever he goes. The Dog Who Belonged to No One BR by Amy Hest 1 volume A stormy day brings together two lonely beings: Lia, a girl living in a little crooked house with her parents, who are bakers; and a small stray dog with crooked ears who wishes for a home. Gator on the Loose!
olysafytoz.ml Keisha Carter and her father, younger brother Razi, and grandmother must capture a live alligator in the town swimming pool. Her campaign includes drawing a dog named Chip-Up, taping him on a skateboard, and walking him in the park.
Lulu and the Duck in the Park BR by Hilary McKay 1 volume Lulu, who loves animals, brings an abandoned duck egg to school, even though her teacher has banned Lulu from bringing animals to school ever again. Minn of the Mississippi BR by Holling Clancy Holling 1 volume Follows the adventures of Minn, a three-legged snapping turtle, who makes a twenty-five-hundred-mile trip from her birthplace in Minnesota at the headwaters of the Mississippi River down to the Gulf of Mexico. Large animal shapes and noises frighten her, but then Nini hears human voices calling her home. Owney, a stray dog, is adopted by the workers at the U.
First Owney guards mail pouches. Then he travels by train with the mail and collects depot tags, which he wears proudly. Based on a true story. BR by Bill Martin 1 volume Zoo animals from polar bear to walrus make their distinctive sounds for one another. Then the zookeeper hears children imitating the animals.
Includes related activities and a note to parents and teachers.
Sarah takes him to the vet and Ralph learns not to eat junk food. Easy chapter book. Old gardener Julian and young schoolboy Juan watch the swallows that nest in the mission gardens fly away for the winter. When the swallows return in the spring, Juan and Julian ring the mission bells to welcome the birds back to Capistrano.
Caldecott Medal. Special Delivery! Animal Rescue Team, Book 2 BR by Sue Stauffacher 1 volume Ten-year-old Keisha and her family, who operate an animal-rescue center, face challenges that involve freeing a baby crow from a mailbox and tracking down a skunk found in the nearby community garden.
So they amused themselves, like imaginative children, as they were, by tracing the outlines of men and beasts formed by those pretty lights, the stars. Spectral Classification: A4. The reader should not mistake what that implies, however. You will without much difficulty perceive that it has a little star  under its wing, below and to the right, and more than twice as far away above it there is another faint star. Two things stand out to me in this data.
The Ugly Duckling BR retold by Sebastien Braun 1 volume A mother duck hatches her own three small eggs—and a larger one containing an ugly duckling that she promises to love. But the ugly duckling runs away and hides all winter until a swan finds him.
Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen. Jim and Doc travel to fairs around the country showing what Jim learned from his kind teacher. He lets them know who is boss, though—and finally shares his real name. For grades K-3 and older readers. But when a gun goes off during lunch and school bully Wayne is accused, Colin tries to prove Wayne's innocence—even though Wayne torments Colin. Twelve-year-old Zoomy, who wears thick eyeglasses and can only see things up close, has a summer full of mysteries: Who is his father?
What makes the journal in the crate so valuable?
Who set fire to his grandparents' antique store? But when a popular football player is found dead at the bottom of a coal mine during a field trip, Will figures out who pushed him. But visions of her deceased mother; a new friendship with Sam, a deaf-blind boy; and the appearance of a huge dog keep her communicating. Draper read by Jill Fox Cerebral palsy limits fifth grader Melody's physical movements and ability to speak but not her capacity to think. In an inclusion class, with the help of her university student aide, Melody figures out what she needs to truly communicate and in doing so surprises many people.
After vision-screening day at school, she goes to a doctor who recommends eye exercises and a patch that turns her into a kindergarten pirate. Schneider Family Book Award. While searching he makes an incredible discovery. Schneider Award. He prefers to communicate on the Storyboard website, where he meets PhoenixBird, a girl who likes his writings. What will happen when they attend the Storyboard convention and meet in person? They beg Joey to join them in adopting new identities, moving to the country, and opening a diner.
Joey keeps causing problems for his classmates and himself, while his mother and his teachers try to help him. What Would Joey Do? BR by Jack Gantos 2 volumes Hyperactive Joey tries to hold things together as he is homeschooled with a hostile blind girl, his feisty grandmother copes with emphysema, and his father shows up on a motorcycle to taunt his mother. Charlotte's Web DB 3 hours 10 minutes by E.
White read by Alexander Scourby Fern, a young girl with a unique understanding of animals, shares a special friendship with her uncle's pig and Charlotte, a wise spider who weaves encouraging words in her web.