Themes from Books

A House is a House for Me; Types of homes
They Were Strong and Good; Geography-Alabama, bees, Civil war
Cranberry Thanksgiving (F&L & HS Share); Holiday, seasons, kindness
Blaze and the Gray Spotted Pony; Friendship/loyalty, horses
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel (F&L & HS Share);
Machines/Inventions, determination and perseverance, friendship
Ox-Cart Man; New England, Farming, Pioneering, Seasons
Petunia; Farms, Animals, self esteem/pride
The Little House; Changes, City life, country life
Three Names; Animals, friendship, families, flowers, prairies
The Caboose Who Got Loose! Gratitude, trains
When I was Young on the Mountain; Family, country life
Mr. Gumpy’s Motor Car/Mr. Gumpy’s Outing (HS Share); cooperation,
teamwork, transportation, England/Animals, boat, England
Locomotive; Transportation/trains, plains, mountains
Mailing May (F&L); Families, travel, trains
Time of Wonder (HS Share); Maine, hurricanes
How to Make and Apple Pie and see the World (F&L & HS Share); travel,
baking, apples/food
Glorious Flight (F&L & HS Share); inventions, North Carolina, planes,
perseverance
Miss Rumphius (F&L); Travel, flowers,
Down Down the Mountain (HS Share) hard work, county fair, gardening,
mountains
Amber on the Mountain (F&L); mountains, friendship

Blueberries for Sal (F&L & HS Share); Animals, summer, New England,
berries
Madeline (F&L & HS Share); France, bravery, courage
Make Way for Ducklings (F&L); Ducks, Boston, cities, families
Bears on Hemlock Mountain; Animals, courage, bears
The Story About Ping (F&L); China, ducks, obedience
A Pair of Red Clogs (F&L); Japan, honesty
Stone Soup; Sharing, cooperation
The Empty Pot; China, Honesty
Burt Dow, Deep Water Man; Maine, the sea, resourcefulness
Grandfathers Journey (F&L & HS Share); Japan, Family, Travel,
Transportation, Landforms
Another Celebrated Dancing Bear (F&L & HS Share); Russia, circus,
practice, animals
Lentil (F&L & HS Share); Music, parade, small towns, Flag,
determination/perseverance
One Morning in Maine; Maine, friendship, animals, birds
Maybelle the Cable Car; progress, transportation, occupations, San
Francisco
Lobsterman; occupations, lobsters, sea life, Maine
Katy No Pocket (F&L); Kangaroos, kindness, help
All Those Secrets of the World; Memorial Day, War, family
Wild Horses of Sweetbriar (F&L); New England, Seashore, horses
Bee Tree; Bees, honey, Michigan, determination, perseverance
Ask Mr. Bear (F&L) Animals, friendship
The Bear That Heard Crying (own); New Hampshire, bears, friendship,
forest, time

Tikki Tikki Tembo (lib); China
Caps For Sale (lib); monkeys, apes, creativity
The Story of Little Babaji (lib) India, animals
Hello Ocean; seashore, senses, summer
Grouchy Ladybug; ladybugs, time, grumpiness, manners, feelings,
kindness
Quiet Way Home (unavailable?)
Wee Gillis (Later?)
The Giraffe that Walked to Paris (Later?)
Calico the Wonder Horse
The Five Chinese Brothers
Millions of Cats
The Biggest Bear