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Shelby The Shy

My name is Shelby, and I’m shy.

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October 2017

Wandering Willie

After he ate his breakfast of hay and oats, Willie the donkey had nothing to do. He galloped across his small pasture and rolled in the dirt. “Ah-choo!” The dirt made Willie sneeze. So he looked around for something better to do. 

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September 2017

Journey

Cardboard boxes, tape and string— stick them all together and you have a new thing: 

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September 2017

Max And Kate

Max and Kate are making a hideout in the backyard with a table and blankets. Mo and Kiwi smell the yummy cookies.

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September 2017

Iris Loves To Swing

Iris loves to swing. 

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September 2017

A Castle Around The Corner

Every day, my dad, my sister Jocelyn, and I walk our dog, Strawberry.

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September 2017

Wind Ships

With a grownup, cut out boats along the solid lines.

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July/August 2017

Little Turtle's Toy Boat

Papa Turtle made a toy boat for Little Turtle.

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July/August 2017

Houseboat

The salty breeze sneaks through the open porthole and tickles my cheek.

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July/August 2017

Where's The Rain?

“I’m hot,” said a bee, buzzing slowly by a tree.

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May/June 2017

The Watermelon Seed

Once there was a watermelon seed. It was smooth and black and shiny. It lay under the moist, soft brown earth.

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May/June 2017

Max and Kate

Kate, Max, and Charlie are at a carnival.

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May/June 2017

Excuse Me, Mr. Thunder!

“We need a good night’s sleep,” Ally told her baseball bat as she closed her eyes. “Tomorrow is a big day.”

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May/June 2017

Puff And Pip Search For Home

Puff and Pip lived in a burrow in the middle of a field.

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April 2017

Nicholas And Mr. Pig

Nicholas flopped belly down on the cool grass beside the rock where he’d left his play dough pig to dry.

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April 2017

Two for One

Petey, my next-door neighbor, called to me from his front porch. I sat on the steps next to him and watched him play his new guitar.

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March 2017

Sing Softer, Maggie

Maggie loved to sing.

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March 2017

Sounds Of Spring

All over the world, birds announce the spring with their own unique sounds. In the Eastern European country of Ukraine, the stork and the cuckoo have especially strange ways to welcome spring.

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March 2017

There's A Dragon In My Tree House

Jaina skipped out to play, then skidded to a stop. She had a problem. A big one. Her problem was rumbling and grumbling. Her problem had shiny, spiny scales and a long tail.

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February 2017

A Meal Fit For A King

Gorilla clapped her hands. “I am so happy!” she said. “The Great King Ape is coming for dinner!”

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February 2017

Midnight and the Night Watchman

Snow falls. A thick white blanket covers the city streets. Tom the night watchman clicks open the padlock of the south truck yard.

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January 2017

The Paw

Sarah skipped happily beside Mama. She was on her way to visit the polar bear at his new home in the zoo. They stopped by a shiny railing around a large pool.

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January 2017

Mortimer the Miserable

Mortimer the Magic Hat could make almost anything appear.

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November/December 2016

Winter Quilt

After the snow falls, a gray squirrel peeks out of a hole in an oak tree. He climbs up the tree’s trunk. Snow slips off as he leaps across a big branch.

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November/December 2016

Anna Goes on Vacation

Anna packed her pajamas and slippers. Her toothbrush was in her backpack, too. And her favorite book.

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November/December 2016