The Dumpster Diver

5 best books like The Dumpster Diver (Janet S. Wong): Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, All the World, Wolf in the Snow, The Best Nest, This Book of Mine

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
AuthorVerna Aardema
"In this Caldecott Medal winner, Mosquito tells a story that causes a jungle disaster. "Elegance has become the Dillons' hallmark. . . . Matching the art is Aardema's uniquely onomatopoeic text . . . An impressive showpiece."
-Booklist, starred review.

Winner of Caldecott MedalĀ in...
All the World
AuthorLiz Garton Scanlon

The artwork in this poem is beautiful. I love how the sky and the sea seem to roil and roll. This is more a poem than a story. It is little scenes of a family and things they do together and each thing they are doing seems to be all the world. It appears this family is on vacation together, possibly. It looks...
AuthorMatthew Cordell
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A little girl is leaving school for the day and has to endure a really bad snowstorm on the way home. As she begins her journey, she stumbles upon a wolf pack and a little wolf cub that appears...
The Best Nest
AuthorP.D. Eastman
Back in 1957, Theodor Geisel responded to an article in Life magazine that lamented the use of boring reading primers in schools. Using the pseudonym of "Dr. Seuss" (Seuss was Geisel's middle name) and only two hundred twenty-three words, Geisel created a replacement for those dull primers: "The Cat...
This Book of Mine
AuthorSarah Stewart
A depiction of the connection between diverse readers of all ages and their books, from author-illustrator team Sarah Stewart and David Small.
This Book of Mine is a celebration of the power of reading, of the ways in which books launch our adventures, give us comfort, challenge our imaginations,...
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