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Read-alouds: chapter books for young children
These chapter books are great to read aloud to young children (ages 4-7). Not too scary or mature, not too long--they're just right for you to read in multiple sittings.
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Return to the willows / by Jacqueline Kelly ; illustrations by Clint Young.
Description: p. cm.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2012.
9 of 9 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: In this sequel to Kenneth Grahame's classic "The Wind in the Willows," the escapades continue for four animal friends who live along a river in the English countryside--Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger.
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Down Girl and Sit : smarter than squirrels / by Lucy Nolan ; illustrations by Mike Reed.
Description: 64 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Publisher: New York : Marshall Cavendish, 2009, c2004.
5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: Recounts the adventures of a rambunctious dog who thinks her name is Down Girl and her next door neighbor, Sit, as they try to keep the world safe from dangerous squirrels, the paper boy, and a frightening creature named Here Kitty Kitty.
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The cricket in Times Square / George Selden ; illustrated by Garth Williams.
Description: 132 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Publisher: New York : Farrar : Square Fish, 2008, c1960.
21 of 29 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
2 of 2 copies available at Saugus.
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Clementine / by Sara Pennypacker ; pictures by Marla Frazee.
Description: 133 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Hyperion, 2008.
24 of 30 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 2 copies available at Saugus.
Summary: While sorting through difficulties in her friendship with her neighbor Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine gains several unique hairstyles while also helping her father in his efforts to banish pigeons from the front of their apartment building.
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Alvin Ho allergic to girls, school, and other scary things / [text by] Lenore Look ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham.
Description: 172 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Schwartz & Wade Books, 2008.
16 of 19 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything.
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Ivy and Bean / Annie Barrows ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall.
Description: 120 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle ; Enfield : Ragged Bears [distributor], 2007.
24 of 35 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
2 of 2 copies available at Saugus.
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The year of the dog : a novel / by Grace Lin.
Description: 134 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown & Co., 2006.
14 of 18 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: Frustrated at her seeming lack of talent for anything, a young Taiwanese American girl sets out to apply the lessons of the Chinese Year of the Dog, those of making best friends and finding oneself, to her own life.
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Toys go out : being the adventures of a knowledgeable Stingray, a toughy little Buffalo, and someone called Plastic / Emily Jenkins ; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky.
Description: 116 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, 2006.
13 of 15 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: Six stories relate the adventures of three best friends, who happen to be toys.
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Mercy Watson goes for a ride / by Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Chris van Dusen.
Description: 72 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2006.
25 of 36 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: Mr. Watson's usual Saturday drive in his Cadillac with his favorite pig, Mercy, turns into an adventure when an unexpected passenger shows up in the back seat and Mercy finds herself behind the wheel.
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Peter Pan / J.M. Barrie ; illustrated by Michael Hague.
Description: 155, [5] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Henry Holt & Co., 2003, c1987.
5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: The adventures of Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up.
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