Preschool to Grade 3

Sports & Fitness Books
Women Olympic Champions by Nathan Aaseng. Lucent, 2001.
Pigs on the Ball by Amy Axelrod. Simon & Schuster, 1998.
This is Figure Skating by Margaret Blackstone. Holt, 1998.
Arnie and the Skateboard Gang by Nancy Carlson. Viking, 1995.
The Ballpark by Elisha Cooper. Greenwillow, 1998.
The Dallas Titans Get Ready for Bed by Karla Kushkin. Harper Collins, 1986.
Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London. Viking, 1999.
Swish! by Bill Martin Jr. Holt, 1997.
Night Golf by William Miller. Lee & Low, 1999.
Toddlerobics by Zita Newcome. Candlewick, 1996.
Jojo's Flying Side Kick by Brian Pinkney. Simon & Schuster, 1995.
Way to Go, Alex! by Robin Pulver. Albert Whitman, 1999.
Swim! by Eve Rice. Greenwillow, 1996.
Sheep Take a Hike by Nancy Shaw. Houghton Mifflin, 1994.
Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe by Vera B. Williams. Greenwillow, 1981.

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Celebrating Differences
What a Wonderful World! by George David Weiss and Bob Thiele. Atheneum, 1995.
Grandfather Counts by Andrea Cheng. Lee & Low, 2000.
On the Day I Was Born by Debbi Chocolate. Scholastic, 1995.
Grandmother's Nursery Rhymes / Las nanas de abuelita by Nelly Palacio Jaramillo. Holt, 1994.
Abuela by Arthur Dorris. Dutton, 1991.
All the Colors of the Earth by Sheila Hamanaka. Morrow, 1994.
The Good Luck Cat by Joy Harjo. Harcourt, 2000.
Celebrating Families by Rosmarie Hausherr. Scholastic, 1997.
One Afternoon by Yumi Heo. Orchard, 1994.
Bein' with You This Way by W. Nikola-Lisa. Lee & Low, 1994.
Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children by Sandra Pinkney. Scholastic, 2000.
Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message by Jake Swamp. Lee & Low, 1995.
I Love My Hair! by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley. Little Brown, 1998.
Where Did You Get Your Moccasins? by Bernelda Wheeler. Peguis, 1986.
Do You Know What I'll Do? by Charlotte Zolotow. Harper Collins, 2000.

Personal Growth
Who is the Beast? by Keith Baker. Harcourt, 1990.
I Am Me! by Alexa Brandenberg. Harcourt, 1996.
The Mixed-up Chameleon by Eric Carle. Crowell, 1975.
I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson. Viking, 1988.
Hooray for Me! by Remy Charlip. Harcourt, 1995.
An Enchanted Hair Tale by Alexis De Veaux. Harper & Row, 1987.
Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. Greenwillow, 1991.
You're the Boss, Baby Duck by Amy Hest. Candlewick, 1997.
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman. Dial, 1997.
Peter's Chair by Ezra Jack Keats. Harper Collins, 1967.
Whose Mouse Are You? by Robert Kraus. Simon & Schuster, 2000 (rev. ed.).
The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss. Harper, 1945.
Am I Beautiful? by Else Holmelund Miniark. Greenwillow, 1992.
All I Am by Eileen Roe. Bradbury, 1990.

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Blackboard Bear by Martha Alexander. Candlewick, 1999. (rev. ed.).
No Jumping on the Bed by Tedd Arnold. Dial, 1987.
Alphabet Soup by Kate Banks. Knopf, 1988.
Gorilla by Anthony Browne. Knopf, 1985.
Little Cloud by Eric Carle. Philomel, 1996.
Patrick's Dinosaurs by Carol Carrick. Houghton Mifflin, 1983.
You Are Here by Nina Crews. Greenwillow, 1998.
Meanwhile... by Jules Feiffer. Harper Collins, 1997.
Abel's Moon by Shirley Hughes. DK, 1999.
Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson. Harper Collins, 1955.
The Adventures of Sparrowboy by Brian Pinkney. Simon & Schuster, 1997.
Tooth-gnasher Superflash by Daniel Pinkwater. Four Winds, 1981.
It Looked Like Spilt Milk by Charles Shaw. Harper Collins, 1947.
Madlenka by Peter Sis. Frances Foster/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2000.
Sector 7 by David Wiesner. Clarion, 1999.

Best Friends Together Again by Aliki. Greenwillow, 1995.
Moonbear's Friend by Frank Asch. Simon & Schuster, 1993.
May'naise Sandwiches and Sunshine Tea by Sandra Belton. Four Winds, 1994.
Do You Want To Be My Friend? by Eric Carle. Crowell, 1971.
Arnie and the New Kid by Nancy Carlson. Viking, 1990.
Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper. Farrar Straus Giroux, 1999.
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox. Kane/Miller, 1985.
Tanya and Emily and a Dance for Two by Patricia Lee Gauch. Philomel, 1994.
Meet Danitra Brown by Nikki Grimes. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1994.
Chester's Way by Kevin Henkes. Greenwillow, 1988.
Toot & Puddle by Holly Hobbie. Little, Brown, 1997.
The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins. Greenwillow, 1986.
Yo! Yes? by Chris Raschka. Orchard, 1993.
Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride by Pam Munoz Ryan. Scholastic, 1999.
Will You Be My Friend? by Nancy Tafuri. Scholastic, 2000.

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Grades 3 - 6

Sports & Fitness Books
Angel and Me and the Bayside Bombers by Mary Jane Auch. Little, Brown, 1989.
S.O.R Losers by Avi. Macmillan, 1984.
Woodsie by Bruce Brooks. (Book #1 of the Wolfbay Wings series). Harper Collins, 1997.
Super Bowl Heroes by James Buckley. DK, 2000.
Hoops by Robert Burleigh. Harcourt, 1997.
Mountain Bike Mania by Matt Christopher. Little, Brown, 1998.
Strong to the Hoop by John Coy. Lee & Low, 1999.
The Bat Boy and His Violin by Gavin Curtis. Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Owen Foote, Soccer Star by Stephanie Greene. Clarion, 1998.
Honus and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure by Dan Gutman. Avon, 1997.
Louise, Soccer Star? by Stephen Krensky. Dial, 2000.
Me, Mop, and the Moondance Kid by Walter Dean Myers. Delacorte, 1988.
There's a Girl in My Hammerlock by Jerri Spinelli. Simon & Schuster, 1991.
Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer. Handprint Books, 2000.
Bat 6 by Virginia Wolff. Scholastic, 1998.

Celebrating Differences
Under the Royal Palms: a Childhood in Cuba by Alma Flor Ada. Atheneum, 1998.
Tae's Sonata by Haemi Balgassi. Clarion, 1997.
The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich. Hyperion, 1999.
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. Delacorte, 1999.
Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman. Harper Collins, 1997.
The Lotus Seed by Sherry Garland. Harcourt, 1993.
The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton. Knopf, 1985.
Maples in the Mist: Poems for Children from the Tang Dynasty by Mingfong Ho. Lothrop, 1996.
Celebrating Chinese New Year by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith. Holiday, 1998.
Oh, Freedom! Kids Talk About the Civil Rights Movement with the People Who Made It Happen by Casey King and Linda Barrett Osborne. Knopf, 1997.
Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki. Lee & Low, 1993.
Powwow Summer: A Family Celebrates the Circle of Life by Marcie Rendon. Carolrhoda, 1996.
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan. Scholastic, 2000.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor. Dial, 1976.
The Rainbow People by Lawrence Yep. Harper Collins, 1989.

Personal Growth
Granny the Pag by Nina Bawden. Clarion, 1995.
My Name is Brain Brian by Jeanne Betancourt. Scholastic, 1993.
Tangerine by Edward Bloor. Harcourt, 1997.
Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech. Harper Collins, 1995.
The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis. Delacorte, 1995.
M.C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton. Macmillan, 1974.
Words of Stone by Kevin Henkes. Greenwillow, 1992.
The Giver by Lois Lowry. Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park. Clarion, 2001.
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. Bradbury, 1987.
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson. Crowell, 1977.
Holes by Louis Sachar. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998.
Wringer by Jerry Spinelli. Harper Collins, 1997
Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Eleanora Tate. Bantam, 1997.
Amber was Brave, Essie was Smart by Vera B. Williams. Greenwillow, 2001.

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The Many Troubles of Andy Russell by David Adler. Gulliver, 1998.
The Wish Giver by Bill Brittain. Harper Collins, 1983.
The Stories Julian Tells by Ann Cameron. Pantheon, 1981.
Annabel the Actress: Starring in Gorilla My Dreams by Ellen Conford. Simon & Schuster, 1999.
Absolutely Normal Chaos by Sharon Creech. Harper Collins, 1995.
The Ghost of Fossil Glen by Cynthia DeFelice. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998.
Angel Spreads Her Wings by Judy Delton. Houghton Mifflin, 1999.
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire by Gordon Korman. Scholastic, 1997.
The Lost Flower Children by Janet Taylor Lisle. Philomel, 1999.
I am Writing a Poem About... by Myra Cohn Livingston. McElderry, 1997.
The Daydreamer by Ian McEwan. Harper Collins, 1994.
A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck. Dial, 1998.
How to Eat Fried Worms by Thomas Rockwell. Watts, 1973.
Van Gogh Café by Cynthia Rylant. Harcourt, 1995.
Flea Circus Summer by Cheryl Ware. Orchard, 1997.
Twelve Impossible Things Before Breakfast by Jane Yolen. Harcourt, 1997.

Ernestine and Amanda by Sandra Belton. Simon &Schuster, 1996.
Everywhere by Bruce Brooks. Harper Collins, 1990.
Thank You, Jackie Robinson by Barbara Cohen. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1973.
P.S. Longer Letter Later by Paula Danziger and Ann Martin. Scholastic, 1998.
Albertina the Practically Perfect by Susi G. Fowler. Greenwillow, 1998.
The Storyteller's Beads by Jane Kurtz. Harcourt, 1998.
Afternoon of the Elves by Janet Taylor Lisle. Orchard, 1989.
Junebug and the Reverend by Alice Mead. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998.
The Amber Cat by Hilary McKay. McElderry, 1997.
Fast Sam Cool Clyde, and Stuff by Walter Dean Myers. Viking, 1975.
The Schernoff Discoveries by Gary Paulsen. Delacorte, 1997.
All Alone in the Universe by Lynne Perkins. Greenwillow, 1993.
Adventures of Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey. Scholastic, 1997.
Freak the Mighty by W.R. Philbrick. 1993, Blue Sky.
Holes by Louis Sachar. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998.
Crash by Jerry Spinelli. Knopf, 1996.

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Young Adult Books

Shattered Mirror by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. Delacorte, 2001.
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares. Delacorte, 2001.
Rag and Bone Shop by Robert Cormier. Delacorte, 2001.
Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher. Greenwillow, 2001
The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson. Delacorte 2001.
Seek by Paul Fleischman. Cricket, 2001.
Breathing Underwater by Alexandra Flinn. Harper Collins, 2001.
Troy by Adele Geras. Harcourt, 2001.
Heart to Heart: New Poems Inspired by Twentieth-Century American Art by Jan Greenberg. Abrams, 2001
Amandine by Adele Griffin. Hyperion, 2001.
Manga Mania: How to Draw Japanese Comics by Christophter Hart. Watson-Guptill, 2001.
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz. Philomel, 2001.
You Don't Know Me by David Klass. Frances Foster, 2001.
Freewill by Chris Lynch. Harper Collins, 2001.
Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelson. Harper Collins, 2001.
Bad Boy: A Memoir by Walter Dean Myers. HarperCollins, 2001.
The Greatest: Muhammad Ali by Walter Dean Myers. Scholastic, 2001.
A Step from Heaven by An Na. Front Street, 2001.
The Other Side of Truth by Beverly Naidoo. Harper Collins, 2001.
Yell-OH Girls!: Emerging Voices Explore Culture, Identity and Growing-Up Asian American, edited by Vickie Nam. HarperCollins, 2001.
Carver: A Life in Poems by Marilyn Nelson. Front Street, 2001.
Lirael by Garth Nix. Harper Collins, 2001.
Shout, Sister, Shout!: Ten Girl Singers Who Shaped a Century by Roxane Orgill. Simon and Schuster, 2001.
Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman. Knopf, 2000.
On the Bright Side, I'm Now the Girlfriend of a Sex God by Louise Renison. Harper Collins, 2001.
What My Mother Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones. Simon & Schuster, 2001.
The Land by Mildred Taylor. Putnam, 2001.
True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff. Atheneum, 2001.
Fighting Ruben Wolfe by Marcus Zusak. Levine, 2001.

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