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Books in Reading Railroad series

  • Wee Three Pigs

    Heidi Petach

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, Sept. 23, 2002)
    A modern retelling of the classic fairy tale follows three pigs called Comet, Cupid, and Rudolph as they have a delightful Christmas adventure. Original.
  • All Aboard Cars

    Catherine Daly Weir

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, March 19, 1996)
    Text and illustrations introduce various types of automobiles including race cars, emergency vehicles, and cars of the future
  • Hooray for Grandparents Day!

    Nancy Carlson

    Paperback (Puffin, Aug. 5, 2002)
    Arnie doesn't have grandparents to come to school on Grandparent's Day, but it turns out he has a lot of people who can substitute.
  • The Story Of Ferdinand

    Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson

    School & Library Binding (Turtleback Books, March 31, 2011)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Ferdinand likes to sit quietly and smell the flowers, but one day he gets stung by a bee and his snorting and stomping convince everyone that he is the fiercest of bulls.
  • No Matzoh for Me!

    Nancy Krulik, Bryan Hendrix

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, Jan. 27, 2003)
    Sammy wants nothing more than to be cast as one of the ten plagues in his Hebrew school's Passover play, but when his teacher assigns him the role of the matzoh, Sammy can't believe his bad luck. Original.
  • Baby Whale

    Lynn Wilson

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, May 2, 1991)
    Traces the life of a baby humpback whale and describes the characteristics and behavior of whales
  • The Night Before St. Patrick's Day

    Natasha Wing, Amy Wummer

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, Jan. 22, 2009)
    Natasha Wing puts an Irish twist on a Christmas classic. It's the night before St. Patrick's Day, and Tim and Maureen are wide awake setting traps to catch a leprechaun! When they wake the next morning to the sound of their dad playing the bagpipes and the smell of their mom cooking green eggs, they're shocked to find that they've actually caught a leprechaun. But will they be able to find his pot of gold?
  • Jack and the Jellybeanstalk

    Joan Holub, Benton Mahan

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, Jan. 14, 2002)
    After Jack Rabbit trades his lunch for some magic jellybeans, a great adventure begins for him, in a fun-filled twist to the classic tale of a boy's journey up a beanstalk. Original.
  • Countdown to Grandma's House

    Debra Mostow Zakarin, Stacy Peterson

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, July 22, 2002)
    With only ten days left to go, the countdown begins as one little girl dreams about all the wonderful things she will do when she finally gets to Grandma's house. Original.
  • Purple Mountain Majesties

    Barbara Younger, Stacey Schuett

    Paperback (Puffin, April 15, 2002)
    Chronicles the train ride west taken by young Wellesley professor Katharine Lee Bates in 1893, during which she recorded her experiences in her journal and was inspired to write "America the Beautiful." Reprint.
  • Thanksgiving Is For Giving Thanks

    Margaret Sutherland, Sonja Lamut

    School & Library Binding (Turtleback Books, Sept. 11, 2000)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A child lists all the things for which he is thankful, especially at Thanksgiving.
  • Little Ballerinas

    Ann Morris

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, March 17, 1997)
    A collection of colorful photographs capture the thrills and excitement of a group of young ballerinas as they prepare and perform their very first recital, pink tutus and all. Original.