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TSUNAMI!
KAJIKAWA, KIMIKO (PBR 18044)
In long-ago Japan, an old rice farmer living on a mountainside feels an earthquake during the rice-harvest celebration. As he watches the sea run away from the land, he takes a desperate action to warn the villagers below of the approaching tsunami. ( K-3)

YOSHI'S FEAST
KAJIKAWA, KIMIKO (PBR 13072)
When Yoshi's neighbor, Sabu, the eel broiler, attempts to charge him for the delicious smelling aromas he has been enjoying, Yoshi hatches a plan to enrich them both. (JF, K-3)

WHAT PETE ATE FROM A-Z: WHERE WE EXPLORE THE ENGLISH ALPHABET( IN ITS ENTIRETY) IN WHICH A CERTAIN DOG DEVOURS A MYRIAD OF ITEMS
KALMAN, MAIRA (PBR 14027)
In this alphabet book, a child relates some of the unusual things eaten by Pete the dog, including an accordion, a lucky quarter, and Uncle Norman's underpants. (JF, K-3)

FIREBOAT
KALMAN, MARIA (PBR 15004)
A fireboat, launched in 1931, is retired after many years of fighting fires along the Hudson River, but is saved from being scrapped and then called into service again on September 11, 2001. (JNF, K-3)

MANDY SUE DAY
KARIM, ROBERTA (PBR 13003)
Using her senses of taste, hearing, touch, and smell, a blind girl enjoys a special day on the farm. (JF, K-3)

MY FIRST KWANZAA
KATZ, KAREN (PBR 15035)
A girl describes how she and her family celebrate the seven days of Kwanzaa. (JNF, K-3)

PETER'S CHAIR
KEATS, EZRA JACK (PBR 15021)
When Peter discovers his blue furniture is being painted pink for a new baby sister, he rescues the last unpainted item, a chair, and runs away. (JF, K-3)

DEAF CULTURE A TO Z
KELLEY, WALTER PAUL (PBR 15047)
An alphabet book that looks at the deaf community leter by letter with american sign language and ending with Dr. Elizabeth Zinser, a former president of Gallaudet University. (JNF K-3)

JACK & THE BEANSTALK
KELLOGG, STEVEN (PBR 08957)
A boy climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where he uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make his and his mother's fortune. (JF)

MIKE FINK
KELLOGG, STEVEN (PBR 09910)
Relates the extraordinary deeds of the frontiersman who became King of the Keelboatmen on the Mississippi River. (JF, K-3)

MYSTERIOUS TADPOLE
KELLOGG, STEVEN (PBR 15012)
It soon becomes clear that Louis's pet tadpole is not turning into an ordinary frog. (JF, K-3)

OWNEY, THE MAIL-POUCH POOCH
KERBY, MONA (PBR 18034)
Albany, New York; 1888. Owney, a stray dog, is adopted by the workers at the U.S. post office. First Owney guards the mail pouches. Then he travels by train with the mail and collects depot tags, which he wears proudly. Based on a true story. (K-3)

DINOSAURS OF WATERHOUSE HAWKINS: AN ILLUMINATING HISTORY OF MR. WATERHOUSE HAWKINS, ARTIST AND LECTURER
KERLEY, BARBARA (PBR 14022)
The true story of Victorian artist Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, who built life-sized models of dinosaurs in the hope of educating the world about what these awe-inspiring ancient animals and what they were like. (JNF, 2-4)

WALT WHITMAN: WORDS FOR AMERICA
KERLEY, BARBARA (PBR 16015)
A biography of the American poet whose compassion led him to nurse soldiers during the Civil War, to give voice to the nation's grief at Lincoln's assassination, and to capture the true American spirit in verse. (JNF, 3-5)

WHAT TO DO ABOUT ALICE?
KERLEY, BARBARA (PBR 18047)
Biography of Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980) describes Alice’s lifelong sense of adventure and curiosity to explore the world. Explains that because Alice was President Theodore Roosevelt’s popular daughter, reporters wrote about her travels for newspapers and songwriters praised her in verse. (JNF, 2-4)

TOP JOB
KIMMEL, ELIZABETH CODY (PBR 17044)
On Career Day, a young girl entertains the class with a description of her father's exciting job as light bulb changer at the top of the Empire State Building. (JF)

GERSHON'S MONSTER
KIMMEL, ERIC A. (PBR 13076)
When his sins threaten the lives of his beloved twin children, a Jewish man finally repents of his wicked ways. (JF)

THREE PRINCES
KIMMEL, ERIC A. (PBR 09926)
A princess promises to marry the prince who finds the most precious treasure. (JF)

HANUKKAH LIGHTS, HANUKKAH NIGHTS
KIMMELMAN, LESLIE (PBR 08999)
An extended family celebrates the eight nights of Hanukkah. (JNF)

I HAVE A DREAM
KING, MARTIN LUTHER, JR. (PBR 11050)
Text of the famous speech given by Martin Luther King, Jr.  on August 28, 1963, at the Lincoln Memorial, with illustrations by Coretta Scott King. (JNF, 4-6)

RIKKI-TIKKI-TAVI
KIPLING, RUDYARD (PBR 11015)
A courageous mongoose thwarts the evil plans of Nag and Nagaina, two big cobras who live in the garden (JF, 2-4)

CIRCUS IS COMING
Knight, Hillary (PBR 17033)
Children line the street to watch a circus parade with band music, clowns, tumbling acts, horses, floats of fantastic folks, prancing poodles and elephants, big and small. (JF, K-3)

TALKING WALLS
KNIGHT, MARGY BURNS (PBR 08987)
An illustrated description of walls around the world and their significance, from the Great Wall of China to the Berlin Wall.Walls Juvenile literature. (JNF)

LIBRARY LION
Knudsen, Michelle (PBR 17035)
When a lion visits the library, Miss Merriweather's main concern is whether he is obeying the rules. All is well until an emergency arises, causing the lion to break the rule about silence. (JF, K-3)

STORY OF THE INCREDIBLE ORCHESTRA
KOSCIELNIAK, BRUCE (PBR 13065)
Describes the orchestra, the families of instruments of which it is made, and the individual instruments in each family. (JNF)

LEO THE LATE BLOOMER
KRAUS, ROBERT (PBR 13068)
Leo, a young tiger, finally blooms under the anxious eyes of his parents. (JF, K-3)

CARROT SEED
KRAUSS, RUTH (PBR 17328)
Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants. (JF, K-3)

GROWING STORY
KRAUSS, RUTH (PBR 17031)
A little boy worries throughout the summer that he's not getting bigger, but at the end of the season he tries on his winter clothes and realizes that he has grown. (JF, K-3)

BY THE DAWN'S EARLY LIGHT
KROLL, STEVEN (PBR 09930)
An account of the writing of the "Star-Spangled Banner," detailing how Key was actually behind enemy lines at the time seeking release of a captured friend from the British, who would not allow their departure until the bombardment of Baltimore was comple (JNF)

HARVESTING HOPE
KRULL, KATHERINE (PBR 15027)
A biography of Cesar Chavez, from age ten when he and his family lived happily on their Arizona ranch, to age thirty-eight when he led a peaceful protest against California migrant workers' miserable working conditions. (JNF, 3-5)

BOY, WERE WE WRONG ABOUT DINOSAURS
KUDLINSKI, KATHLEEN V. (PBR 17005)
Examines what is known about dinosaur bones, behavior, and other characteristics and how different the facts often are from what scientists, from ancient China to the recent past, believed to be true. (JNF, K-3)

 
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