Books for Preschool - 2nd Grade
Summer Bibliographies 2006
Agee, Jon - Terrific
Most people would be thrilled to win a cruise to Bermuda, but
all Eugene says is, "Terrific. I'll probably get
a really nasty sunburn." And things only get worse for
him from there.
Ashman, Linda - Desmond and the Naughtybugs
Desmond is usually well-behaved, but not when the Naughtybugs
show up! He's plagued by Sloggies, then by Peskies, Squirmies,
and Whineys. It's going to be a hard week at Desmond's
Aliki - A
Play's the Thing
Miss Brilliant's class is putting on a play! Her students
write, practice and prepare to perform their wonderful play.
Andreae, Giles - Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs
Flinn helps out a pirate captain whose ship has been stolen
by a band of pirate dinosaurs.
Arnold, Tedd - Hi! Fly Guy
When Buzz enters his new pet fly in The Amazing Pet Show, the
judges tell him that flies aren't pets. Can his very
smart pet proves them wrong?
Brown, Peter - Flight of the Dodo
Tired of being pooped on by flying birds, Penguin calls a meeting
of the Waddlers (non-flying birds) so they can find a way to
fly for themselves.
Bruel, Nick - Bad Kitty
Just how bad can a kitty be? When her family runs out of kitty
food, she decides to be a very, very, very bad kitty.
Crimi, Carolyn - Henry & the
Henry is a book-loving member of the Buccaneer Bunnies. The
other pirate bunnies see no good in reading until they're
shipwrecked and Henry saves the day.
Durango, Julia - Dream Hop
Brave readers wanted! When a boy's dream turns scary,
he takes a Dream Hop into a new dream. But each dream has its
own good and bad side.
Grey, Mini - Traction Man Is Here!
Traction Man, an action-figure Christmas present, immediately
goes to work rescuing Dollies in Distress and saving the family
from Evil Pillows and Mysterious Toes.
Kelley, True - School Lunch
While Harriet the school cook is on vacation, the school tries
out one terrible replacement cook after another.
Lendler, Ian - An Undone Fairy Tale
You'll enjoy reading this story about a pie-making princess
trapped in a tower—but don't read it too fast,
because the illustrator hasn't finished the pictures
McKissack, Pat - Precious and the Boo Hag
Precious is staying stay home from school with a stomachache,
and her brother warns her not to let Pruella the Boo Hag in
the house. She's a scary creature who'll do anything
to get inside.
McLeod, Bob - Superhero ABC
Meet many marvelous Superhero men and women, from Astro-Man
(always alert for an alien attack) to The Zinger (zanily zigzagging
through the Zero Zone).
Ogburn, Jacqueline K. - The Bake Shop Ghost
The town baker, Miss Cora Lee Merriweather, haunts her bake
shop after her death, challenging each new owner to bake her
a cake "like I would might have baked, but that no one
ever made for me."
Pedersen, Janet - Pino
and the Signora's Pasta
Although the other stray cats of Rome love the Signora's
pasta that she feeds to them each night, Pino searches the
city for a more perfect dinner.
Prats, Joan De Deu - Sebastian's
Sebastian has a lot to say, but he's too shy to talk
much. As he learns to roller skate, his confidence grows so
that he can put his thoughts into words.
Reynolds, Aaron - Chicks and Salsa
The chickens at Nuthatcher Farm are tired of chicken feed,
so the rooster shows them how to make delicious salsa. But
then, the ducks are tired of fish…
Robertson, M.P. - The Dragon Snatcher
George and his dragon help rescue an unhatched dragon egg from
a powerful wizard.
San Souci, Daniel - Space Station Mars
Danny and his friends think they've found a meteor from
Mars and turn their clubhouse into Space Station Mars while
they conduct their investigation.
Sayre, April Pulley - Ant, Ant, Ant!: An Insect Chant
Follow this rollicking, rhyming chant on a tour of some of
the strangest insects you'll never want to meet!
Sneed, Brad - Deputy Harvey and the Ant Cow Caper
A gang of ladybugs are accused of rustling the town's
ant cows, and Deputy Harvey sets out to nab the nasty varmints.
Stevens, Janet - The Great Fuzz Frenzy
A fuzzy green tennis ball falls down a prairie dog hole, and
the prairie dogs fight over who gets all the fuzz.
Sydor, Colleen - Camilla Chameleon
Camilla's mother ate Cream of Chameleon soup for breakfast,
lunch and dinner before Camilla was born, and now Camilla has
some very special abilities!
Woodson, Jacqueline - Show Way
The author pieces together the story of eight generations of
African-American women in her family, showing how quilting-making
was passed down from mother to daughter through the years.
Prepared by S. Pemberton, May 2006