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List: Books for Two Year Olds


A photo of I Can Do It Too!

I Can Do It Too!

Also available in Overdrive. Supported by her family, an African American girl is self confident about what she can do and in turn supports a younger family member.

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A photo of Ten, Nine, Eight

Ten, Nine, Eight

Numbers from ten to one are part of this lullaby which observes the room of a little girl going to bed.

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A photo of Kiki

Kiki

Kiki the monkey has many daring adventures with her polka-dot "blankie," but when it sails away without her and lands above a sleeping crocodile, she may not be brave enough to come to the rescue.

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The Wheels on the Bus

In this version of the classic song, animal passengers roar, flap, and chatter while riding a bus.

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A photo of From Head to Toe

From Head to Toe

Encourages the reader to exercise by following the movements of various animals; presented in a question and answer format.

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A photo of Stretch

Stretch

Rhyming text describes the many ways to stretch.

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A photo of Blocks

Blocks

Ruby has red blocks. Benji has blue blocks. But what happens when they won't share?

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A photo of Tip Tip Dig Dig

Tip Tip Dig Dig

Describes how various earthmoving trucks clean up a dump and make a playground, discussing what such machines as diggers, mixers, bulldozers, and cranes can do.

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I Spy on the Farm

An interactive introduction to farm animals invites youngsters to make animal noises and practice color and letter recognition while peeping through a spy hole on every page and observing clues to guess which animal will be revealed next in the story.

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Kitten

Also available in Hoopla. When Kitten mistakes the full moon for a bowl of milk, she ends up tired, wet, and hungry trying to reach it.

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A photo of Silly Suzy Goose

Silly Suzy Goose

Suzy longs to be different from all the other geese, but learns that imitating a lion may not be the best way to express her individuality.

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Rosie

Also available in Hoopla. Although unaware that a fox is after her as she takes a walk around the farmyard, Rosie the hen still manages to lead him into one accident after another.

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A photo of I Just Want to Say Good Night

I Just Want to Say Good Night

In a village on the African plains, a little girl stalls bedtime by saying good night to various animals and objects.

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A photo of Dig in!

Dig in!

A little boy digs, plays, and explores in his garden.

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A photo of Bubble Bath Pirates!

Bubble Bath Pirates!

When pirate mommy announces bath time, it is yo ho ho and to the bath we go for her little pirates.

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A photo of Shape by Shape

Shape by Shape

Turn the die-cut pages to discover colorful shapes, which come together to reveal a creature from long ago.

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A photo of Leo Can Swim

Leo Can Swim

Baby Leo loves the water, so his father takes him to swim class with the other toddlers.

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A photo of City Shapes

City Shapes

"A young girl walks through the bustling city, while a pigeon flies above, both spotting hidden shapes at every turn"--

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A photo of I Got a New Friend

I Got a New Friend

As a little girl plays with her new puppy, they get to know one another. She learns how much work a puppy can be, but she also learns how to take care of it.

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A photo of Good Night, Gorilla

Good Night, Gorilla

Also available in Hoopla. An unobservant zookeeper is followed home by all the animals he thinks he has left behind in the zoo.

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A photo of Little Penguins

Little Penguins

"During the first snowy day of winter, five little penguins bundle up and venture outside to play"--

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Supertruck

Also available in Hoopla. "When the city is hit by a colossal snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day. But who is this mysterious hero, and why does he disappear once his job is done?"--

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A photo of A Birthday for Cow!

A Birthday for Cow!

Also available in Overdrive. Despite the objections of Pig and Mouse, Duck insists on adding a special ingredient to the cake they are making to celebrate Cow's birthday.

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Mouse

Mouse and Minka experience the delights of nature on a windy autumn day.

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Mr. Cookie Baker / Monica Wellington.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. After a day of making and selling cookies, Mr. Baker gets to enjoy one himself. Includes four cookie recipes.

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Don

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. When the bus driver decides to take a break from driving, a wild and wacky pigeon pleads and begs to take his place, capturing the antics of a preschooler's temper tantrum

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Early Bird

Also available in Overdrive. Early Bird wakes up before the sun. She is hungry. What will she have for breakfast? With language that emphasizes action words, this is a fun story for morning, nighttime, any time.

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A photo of The Neighborhood Mother Goose

The Neighborhood Mother Goose

A collection of nursery rhymes, both familiar and lesser known, illustrated with photographs in a city setting.

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