Different? Same! by Heather Tekavec

Animals that seem very different have characteristics that make them very similar.

Different? Same!

A Little House Birthday by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The long, cold winter when the girls have to stay in the house is broken up by Laura’s fifth birthday.

A Little House Birthday

Yonie Wondernose by Marguerite de Angeli

Yonie forgets to do his jobs because he is so curious about things—will he ever learn to keep his mind on his work?

Yonie Wondernose

Crossroads in Galilee by Elizabeth Raum

Three different stories, written in choose-your-adventure format, tell the story of Jesus’s early ministry.

Crossroads in Galilee

Jesus is Born by Sophie Piper

The Christmas story is retold, with lovely, realistic pictures.

Jesus is Born

Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge by Mem Fox & Julie Vivas

When he hears that his old friend Miss Nancy has lost her memory, Wilfred sets out to find it for her.

Wilfred Gordon McDonald Partridge

Good Queen Bess by Diane Stanley

Elizabeth I’s life is described in simple story and beautiful paintings.

Good Queen Bess

The Smallest Turtle by Lynley Dodd

A baby sea turtle who hatches later than all the others struggles to reach the sea.

The Smallest Turtle

Wonder Horse by Emily Arnold McCully

A former slave taught his horse to spell and answer many questions.

Wonder Horse

Jim Elliot: A Light for God by Renee Taft Meloche

The life of Jim Elliot is told in picture-book style, for the youngest readers.

Jim Elliot: A Light for God

Hidden Tales of Eastern Europe retold by Antonia Barber

This is a collection of folk tales told by people in Eastern Europe for many centuries.

Hidden Tales of Eastern Europe

Shadow the Barn Cat by Helga Moser

Shadow the cat has a secret—but can she find a safe place to keep her secret until she’s ready to share it?

Shadow the Barn Cat

Capyboppy by Bill Peet

The story of one family with a pet capybara who just couldn’t stay out of trouble.

Capyboppy

Blossoms on the Roof by Rebecca Martin

When they can’t make a living in Indiana, Ben and Polly’s family move to North Dakota to homestead.

Blossoms on the Roof

Thérèse Makes a Tapestry by Alexandra S. D. Hinrichs

After her father gives her a lovely painting so she won’t forget him, Thérèse makes him a wonderful gift to show her love.

Thérèse Makes a Tapestry

It Could Always Be Worse by Margot Zemach

A poor man goes to the Rabbi for help when his house is feeling too crowded, and gets advice he never expected.

It Could Always Be Worse