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EDU280-Language and Literacy


Use the catalog to see if the library has books by or about your author. If the Harris Campus Library does not have your book(s), we can request it from another campus or another library (such as the Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library.) Please keep in mind that well-known authors such as Dr. Seuss or Maurice Sendak are likely to have full-length biographies dedicated to them. 

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EDU 280 - Language and Literacy Experiences


Verna Aardema     (10)

*Jan Brett     (12)

Margaret Wise Brown    (10)

Eve Bunting  (11)

Anansi Does the Impossible!

Koi and the Kola Nuts

How the Ostrich Got a Long Neck

Anansi Finds a Fool

Borreguita and the Coyote

Rabbit Makes a Monkey of Lion

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain

Who’s in Rabbit’s House?

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears



Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella


Home for Christmas

The Three Snow Bears

Daisy Comes Home

Armadillo Rodeo

The Umbrella

Hedgie’s Surprise

Trouble With Trolls

The Hat

Town Mouse, Country Mouse

The Mitten

Home for a  Bunny

Over the Moon

The Runaway Bunny

Where Have You Been?

I Like Stars

Sneakers, the Seaside Cat

My World

The Little Scarecrow Boy

Buenas Noches, Luna

The Important Book

Emma’s Turtle

One Green Apple

The Bones Of Fred McFee

Rudi’s Pond


Flower Garden

Smoky Night

Yard Sale

In the Haunted House

The Wednesday Surprise

Scary, Scary Halloween




*Donald Crews  (11)

Doreen Cronin  (12)

*Denise Fleming   (10)

Mem Fox  (10)

Night at the Fair

Sail Away






Ten Black Dots

School Bus


Freight Train


A Busy Day at the Farm

Thump, Quack, Moo


Click, Clack, Splish, Splash

Dooby Dooby Moo


Diary of a Spider

Duck for President

Diary of a Worm

Giggle, Giggle, Quack

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type


The Cow who Clucked

The First Day of Winter

Pumpkin Eye

Mama Cat has Three Kittens

Time to Sleep

In the Small, Small Pond

Barnyard Banter

In the Tall, Tall Grass


Good Night, Sleep Tight

Let’s Count Goats

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

Where is the Green Sheep?

Harriet, You’ll Drive Me Wild!

Hattie and the Fox

Possum Magic

Koala Lou

Night Noises

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge







*Keiko Kaska   (10)

Laura Numeroff  (10)

*Marcus Pfister  (10)

*Dr. Seuss   (12)

The Dog Who Cried Wolf

Ready for Anything

Badger’s Fancy Meal

The Rat and the Tiger

My Lucky Day

When the Elephant Walks

The Mightiest

Don’t Laugh, Joe

A Mother for Choco

The Wolf’s Chicken Stew


If You Give a Mouse a Brownie

The Jellybeans and the Big Camp Kickoff

If You Give a Dog a Donut

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake

If You Give a Pig a Party

If You Take a Mouse to School

If You Take a Mouse to the Movies

If You Give a Pig a Pancake

If You Give a Moose a Muffin

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie


Ava’s Poppy

Good Night, Little Rainbow Fish

Dazzle the Dinosaur

Questions, Questions

Bertie at Bedtime

Milo and the Magical Stones

Rainbow Fish Finds His Way

Penguin Pete and Pat

The Rainbow Fish


Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories

The Cat in the Hat

Green Eggs and Ham

Fox in Socks

Hop on Pop

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

The Tooth Book

I Can Read with My Eyes Shut

There’s a Wocket in my Pocket

The Lorax

One Fish Two Fish, Red Fish Blue Fish

Horton Hears a Who




*Mo Willems  (11)

*Karen Katz  (5)

*Martha Alexander  (5)

Nancy White Carlstrom  (6)

*Judith Caseley  (5)

Waiting Is Not Easy!

Who is That, Cat the Cat?

Who Flies, Cat the Cat?

Can I Play, Too?

Cat the Cat, Who is That?

Time to Sleep, Sheep the Sheep!

I Love My New Toy!

I Will Surprise My Friend!

Today I Will Fly!

Knuffle Bunny

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus


Baby Loves Winter

How Does Baby Feel?

Baby Loves Spring!

My First Chinese New Year

The Colors of Us

Max and the Dumb Flower Picture


I’ll Protect You From the Jungle Beasts


Nobody Asked Me if I Wanted a Baby Sister


I Sure Am Glad to See You, Blackboard Bear


No Ducks in Our Bathtub

Raven and River

This is the Day

What a Scare, Jesse Bear


Thanksgiving Day at Our House


What Does the Sky Say?


Who Gets the Sun Out of Bed?


Beauty Day

On the Town


Dear Annie


Harry and Willy and Carrothead







*Eileen Christlow  (7)

*Tomie DePaola (8)

*Lois Ehlert  (7)

*Marie Halls Ets  (5)

*Paul Galdone  (5)

The Desperate Dog Writes Again


Letters From a Desperate Dog


The Great Pig Search


Don’t Wake Up Mama!


Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed


Five Little Monkeys with Nothing to Do


The Great Pig Escape

Strega Nona’s Harvest


Strega Nona Takes a Vacation


The Knight and the Dragon

The Art Lesson


Strega Nona’s Magic Lessons

Pancakes for Breakfast

The Cloud Book


Boo to You!

Nuts to You!


Mole’s Hill: A Woodland Tale

Moon Rope

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf

Growing Vegetable Soup


In the Forest: Story and Pictures


Gilberto and the Wind

Just Me

Play with Me

Elephant in a Well


Three Little Kittens


The Three Little Pigs

The Little Red Hen

The Three Billy Goats Gruff


*Gail Gibbons (6)

*Ruth Heller  (5)

*Kevin Henkes (7)

*Anna Grossnickle Hines  (5)

*Pat Hutchins (6)

It’s Raining

Tell Me, Tree


How a House is Built

The Milk Makers


Animals Born Alive and Well

Chickens Aren’t the Only Ones


Kites Sail High

Many Luscious Lollipops

The Reason for a Flower


Penny and her Marble

My Garden

Wemberly Worried

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse


Chester’s Way

Peaceful Pieces

I am a Tyrannosaurus

Got You

Miss Emma’s Wild Garden

Daddy Makes the Best Spaghetti

Little Pink Pig

My Best Friend

Where’s the Baby?

Rosie’s Walk

The Doorbell Rang

Changes, Changes


*Dolores Johnson  (5)

*Ann Jonas (5)

*Ezra Jack Keats (5)

*Leo Lionni (5)

Jonathan London (5)

My Mom is my Show & Tell

Grandma’s Hands

Now Let Me Fly

Seminole Diary

Your Dad Was Just Like You


Color Dance


The Quilt

Watch William Walk

The Trip

A Letter to Amy


The Snowy Day

Over in the Meadow

A Color of His Own

Frederick’s Fables

Six Crows

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse



Hippos are Huge

Ollie’s First Year

Here Comes Firefighter Hippo

I’m a Truck Driver

Froggy’s First Kiss




Bill Martin (4)

Patricia McKissack (4)

Robert Munsch  (5)

*Patricia Polacco (6)

*H.A. Rey

Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, Are You Going to School?


Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?


Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka ABC

Messy Bessey’s Garden

Messy Bessey’s Closet

Messy Bessey’s School Desk

Mirandy and Brother Wind

The Paper Bag Princess


Purple, Green, and Yellow

Love You Forever

Millicent and the Wind


The Keeping Quilt

Oh, Look!

Thank You, Mr. Falker

Pink and Say

Chicken Sunday

Thunder Cake


Curious George: Cecily G. and the 9 Monkeys


Curious George Hide and Seek


*Anne and Harlow Rockwell (5)

Cynthia Rylant (5)

*Maurice Sendak  (8)

*Nancy Tafuri (4)

*Ellen Stoll Walsh (4)

When We Grow Up

My Barber

The Supermarket

The Toolbox

First Day of School

Moonlight: The Halloween Cat


Mr. Putter and Tabby Paint the Porch


Give Me Grace

Mr. Griggs’ Work

This Year’s Garden

In the Night Kitchen


Alligators All Around

The Sign on Rosie’s Door

Outside Over There

Very Far Away

Kenny’s Window

Mommy (Art only)

Goodnight, My Duckling

You are Special, Little One

This is the Farmer

Have You Seen My Duckling?

Balancing Act

Mouse Shapes

Hop Jump

Mouse Paint


*Rosemary Wells (9)

*Vera Williams (4)

Audrey and Don Wood (7)



Yoko’s Paper Cranes

Ruby’s Falling Leaves

Noisy Nora

Emily’s First 100 Days of School


Timothy Goes to School

Max’s Chocolate Chicken


McDuff books illustrated by Susan Jeffers: McDuff  Moves In, McDuff Comes Home, McDuff’s Hide and Seek


More More More Said the Baby


Cherries and Cherry Pits

Something Special For Me

It’s Duffy Time!

Elbert’s Bad Word

King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub

Quick as a Cricket

Merry Christmas, Big Hungry Bear!




The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear




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