The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas. Illustrated by Erin E. Stead.
The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles has a job of the utmost importance. It is his task to open any bottle found at sea and make sure that the message is delivered. He loves his job, although he always wishes that one of the letters would someday be addressed to him.
Then one day he finds a bottle with the most intriguing note inside, and no name attached. As he devotes himself to solving the mystery, he ends up finding what his heart wanted all along.
In this glorious celebration of observation, curiosity, and imagination, Brendan Wenzel shows us the many lives of one cat, and how perspective shapes what we see.
It’s the cement mixer’s first day on the job, and he doesn’t want to make any mistakes. How can he help the other trucks on the construction site? By mixing some powdery white cement, of course.
When he mixes it up and adds a little water things don’t quite turn out as planned. But he keeps trying and eventually learns that making mistakes isn’t always a bad thing.
This is the story of some extremely cute animals who faced some extremely mean bullies with some extremely heavy machinery.
As trees sway in the cool breeze, blue jays head south, and leaves change colors, everyone knows-autumn is on its way!
Join a young girl as she takes a walk through forest and town, greeting all the signs of the coming season. In a series of conversations with every flower and creature and gust of wind, she says goodbye to summer and welcomes autumn.
Imagine a robot the size of a dot or even smaller! It’s for real: microscopic machines called Nanobots may someday be able to save the world! But first, they have a few smaller problems to tackle.
These bots and their high-tech friends sure make the inventor’s life easier-but when the most awesome robot in town is in danger, these tiny taskmasters learn that sometimes the smallest helpers can make the biggest difference!
Dog Man by Dav Pilkey.
HiLo: Saving the Whole Wide World by Judd Winick.
Moo by Sharon Creech.
When twelve-year-old Reena, her little brother, Luke, and their parents move to Maine, Reena doesn’t know what to expect. She’s ready for beaches, blueberries, and all the lobster she can eat. Instead, her parents “volunteer” Reena and Luke to work for an eccentric neighbor named Mrs. Falala, who has a pig named Paulie, a cat named China, a snake named Edna and one very ornery cow named Zora.