AnnetteMoore-mt's Summer Reading List - 2013
Hedgie finds Lisa’s lost woolen stocking and pokes his nose in. He tries to pull it out, but the stocking gets stuck on his prickles! A mother hen comes by, then a noisy goose, a talkative barn cat, a playful farm dog, a mama pig and her piglets, and a pony. They all laugh at Hedgie, especially when he pretends he's wearing a new hat. But in the end, it is clever Hedgie who has the last laugh.
In this contemporary classic Chester Raccoon seeks love and reassurance from his mother as he ventures out into the world to attend his very first day of school.
Come in . . . for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist.
More than anything in the world, Andrew wants freckles. Sharon offers Andrew her secret freckle juice recipe -- for fifty cents. He spends a sleepless night, torn between his desire for freckles and his reluctance to part with so much money. Finally, the freckles win, and Andrew decides to accept Sharon's offer. How Andrew finally manages to achieve a temporary set of freckles -- and then isn't sure he really wants them -- makes a warm and hilarious story.
The gentle rhyming and gorgeous, tissue-paper collage illustrations in this classic picture book make it a dog-eared favorite on many children's bookshelves.
From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other—just as best friends should be.
The literacy rate in Farmer Brown's barn goes up considerably once his cows find an old typewriter and begin typing. To the harassed farmer's dismay, his communicative cows quickly become contentious. Soon the striking cows and Farmer Brown are forced to reach a mutually agreeable compromise, with the help of an impartial party: the duck.