Rocket Writes a Story by Tad Hill
Read another book about Rocket, the dog, and his teacher, the little bird.
Now that Rocket loves to read, he wants to write his own story. See how Rocket searches for inspiration, collects words in his word tree, writes and rewrites, and shares story with a new friend.
The Can Man by Laura E. Williams, illustrated by Craig Orback
Tim wants a skateboard for his birthday, but money is tight and his family cannot afford to buy one. As he tries to come up with a way to earn money, he hears The Can Man collecting empty soda cans. He decides that he will collect cans, too and cash them in for money. When he has almost met his goal, Tim is inspired to think beyond himself to make a difference for someone else.
The Jibberwillies by Rachel Vail, illustrated by Yumi Heo
At night I put on my soft pajamas and brush my teeth with my purple toothbrush that I picked out myself and then sometimes I dance, and later when it's lights-out, I get my kisses and my book and curl up with my blanket and my dog, Vanilla, and sometimes I can just comfortable myself right to sleep. But sometimes the jibberwillies come.
It's a good thing that Katie's mom knows just what to do to make the jibberwillies go away...
Good Night, Laila Tov by Laurel Snyder, illustrated by Jui Ishida
While a brother and sister explore the natural wonders of the seashore, woods, and fields, their parents plant young trees as an offering of thanks for all they have received. In Jewish tradition this is called tikkun olam, or repairing the world.
Homegrown House by Janet S. Wong, illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Grandmom says that it takes time to learn to love a house right. And with a little patience and imagination, the young narrator is determined for her house to become homegrown.