Book Wish List

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** Note Spanish versions of these titles or any other titles in Spanish, Somali & Hmong will also be much appreciated!!

A Camping Spree With Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen
A Leaf Can Be . . . (Millbrook Picture Books) by Laura Purdie Salas, Violeta Dabija
A Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke
A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant, Melissa Sweet
A World Without Heroes (Beyonders) by Brandon Mull
About Average by Andrew Clements, Mark Elliott
And Then It's Spring by Julie Fogliano, Erin Stead Art & Max David Wiesner
Babies on the Move Susan Canizares Beast Quest Series Adam Blade
Because Amelia Smiled by David Ezra Stein
Bedtime for Bear by Brett Helquist
Beep and Bah by James Burks
Big Bouffant by Kate Hosford, Holly Clifton-Brown
Blackout by John Rocco
Blue Chicken by Deborah Freedman
Boy & Bot Ame Dyckman
Cat the Cat, Who Is That? by Mo Willems
Cat You Better Come Home Garrison Keillor
Chasing the Prophecy (Beyonders) by Brandon Mull
Chronicles of Avantia Series Adam Blade
Dairy Queen (Trilogy) by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins
Dino-Baseball by Lisa Wheeler, Barry Gott
Dino-basketball by Lisa Wheeler, Barry Gott
Dino-Football by Lisa Wheeler, Barry Groner
Dino-Hockey by Lisa Wheeler, Barry Gott
Dino-Soccer by Lisa Wheeler, Barry Gott
Dodger by Terry Pratchett
Dog Loves Drawing by Louise Yates
Down by the Cool of the Pool Tony Mitton
Embrace by Jessica Shirvington
Extra Credit by Andrew Clements, Mark Elliott
Eye of the Crow: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 1st Case (any book in the series) by Shane Peacock
Fish You Were Here (Guinea Pig, Pet Shop Private Eye) by Colleen AF Venable, Stephanie Yue
Giant Dance Party by Betsy Bird, Brandon Dorman
Guys Read: Funny Business by Jon Scieszka
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans (Jane Addams Honor Book (Awards)) by Kadir Nelson
Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
Hollow Earth by John Barrowman, Carole E. Barrowman
Hot Rod Hamster Cynthia Lord
Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
I Spy Extreme Challenger: A Book of Picture Riddles Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick
I Spy School Days: A Book of Picture Riddles Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick
I Spy Ultimate Challenger: A Book of Picture Riddles Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick
I Spy Year Round Challenger: A Book of Picture Riddles Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick
I Stink! Kate McMullan
I Would Tuck You In by Sarah Asper-Smith, Mitchell Watley
If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen
If I Built a House by Chris Van Dusen
In My Tree by Sara Gillingham, Lorena Siminovich
Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
It's a Tiger! by David LaRochelle, Jeremy Tankard
Jaguar Stones Series J & P Voelkel
Just Grace (The Just Grace Series) by Charise Mericle Harper
Letters from the Heart (any book in the Beacon Street Girls series)
Little Hide and Seek: Farm by DK
Llama Llama Zippity-Zoom by Anna Dewdney
Matty in the Goal (Champion Sports Story - any book in this series) by Stuart A. P. Murray
Maximum Security (series) by Robert Muchamore
Meanwhile: Pick Any Path. 3,856 Story Possibilities. by Jason Shiga
Miss Suzy by Miriam Young, Arnold Lobel
Monkey with a Tool Belt by Chris Monroe
Monkey with a Tool Belt and the Noisy Problem by Chris Monroe
My Name is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream? Jennifer Fosberry
My Snake Blake by Randy Siegel, Serge Bloch
Never Been Kissed: A Novel by Melody Carlson No Other Story (Whole Nother Story) by Dr. Cuthbert Soup
Nothing Special by Geoff Herbach
Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt
Ol' Mama Squirrel by David Ezra Stein
One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo, David Small
Out of My Mind Sharon M. Draper
Pickle-Chiffon Pie by Jolly Roger Bradfield
Pigs to the Rescue by John Himmelman
Pip's Trip (Loopy Coop Hens) by Janet Morgan Stoeke
Pop by Gordon Korman Raindrop,
Plop! by Wendy Cheyette Lewison, Pam Paparone
Rescue Bunnies by Doreen Cronin, Scott Menchin
Rhinos Who Rescue by Julie Mammano
Ribbit! by Rodrigo Folgueira, Poly Bernatene
Rooftop Cat (Miss Annie) by Frank Le Gall, Flore Balthazar
Ruby Redfort Look Into My Eyes by Lauren Child
Same, Same But Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw
See Me Run (I Like to Read) by Paul Meisel
Shark vs. Train Tom Lichtenheld
Son by Lois Lowry
Speed Demons (Phineas and Ferb Chapter Book) by Jasmine Jones
Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz
Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin
Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach
Tell Me About Your Day Today by Mem Fox, Lauren Stringer
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery, Temple Grandin
Thank You Prayer Josephine Page
That Cat Can't Stay Thad Krasnesky
The City Of Ember: The Graphic Novel by Dallas Middaugh, Jeanne Duprau, Niklas Asker
The Curious Adventures of Jimmy McGee by Eleanor Estes, John O'Brien
The Dark Is Rising (Boxed Set): Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark Is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree (The Dark Is Rising Sequence) by Susan Cooper
The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
The Great Unexpected by Sharon Creech
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy, Todd Harris
The Honeybee Man by Lela Nargi, Kyrsten Brooker
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao
The Search for WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi
The Secret of Saying Thanks Douglas Wood
The Trouble with Chickens: A J.J. Tully Mystery (J. J. Tully Mysteries) by Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell
The Underdogs by Mike Lupica
Three Hens and a Peacock by Lester L. Laminack, Henry Cole
Uglies (Boxed Set): Uglies, Pretties, Specials (The Uglies) by Scott Westerfeld, Rodrigo Corral
Up and Down by Oliver Jeffers
Waking Dragons by Jane Yolen, Derek Anderson
Waking Storms (The Lost Voices Trilogy) by Sarah Porter
What Animals Really Like by Fiona Robinson
What To Do If An Elephant Stands On Your Foot by Michelle Robinson, Peter H. Reynolds
Where Is the Green Sheep? / Donde esta la oveja verde? by Mem Fox, Judy Horacek
Who's Hiding? by Sebastien Braun
William and the Lost Spirit by Gwen De Bonneval, Matthieu Bonhomme
Winger by Andrew Smith, Sam Bosma
You Are Important (Board Book Series) Todd Snow
YOU WILL BE MY FRIEND! (Starring Lucille Beatrice Bear) by Peter Brown