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Morgan, Michaela.

Summary: There are strange noises, too much heat, dust and dirt, all coming from the basement of his new school and Scott is sure that there is a dragon living down there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2007

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Stacks, Call number: CR MOR

Barnett, Mac.

Summary: "Sam and Dave are digging a hole and they will not stop until they find something spectacular"--Dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2014

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: E BAR

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE BARNETT

Fontes, Justine.

Summary: While sick in bed, a young boy is bored until he begins to use his imagination and soon he realizes that he feels better.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2004

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: [E] FON

Tolan, Stephanie S.

Summary: When he is granted his wish for a dog from Wishworks, Inc., third-grader Max is disappointed to find that his new pet is nothing like the dog in his imagination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2009

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] TOL

Lee, Hector Viveros.

Summary: An imaginative boy opens a box of animal crackers and gives his family members a hippopotamus, anaconda, rhinoceros, and other exotic animals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low Books 1996

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE LEE

Ross, Dev.

Summary: A young boy ends his boredom by going outside and using his imagination to go on a variety of great adventures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Treasure Bay 2001

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

2 available in Stacks, Call number: PB OLD

Kirby, Matthew J.

Summary: Ben Warner is invited to join a "science camp" led by a quantum physicist, Dr. Madeleine Hughes, and with his new friend Peter he discovers the secret art of Actuation--the ability to change reality by imagining it differently--but he also finds that there are people willing to kill for that secret.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2014

Copies Available at All Locations

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC KIR

Dahl, Michael

Summary: A little boy makes his bedtime an exciting adventure, as he imagines Batman preparing to fight crime in Gotham City.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE DAHL

De Sève, Randall

Summary: A little girl hesitates to initiate a friendship with her new neighbor Zola because she imagines Zola is busy with another friend--an elephant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE DE SEVE

Ward, Helen

Summary: An old man's persistent dreams transform a garbage dump into a forest full of life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 2003

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: [E] WAR

Richmond, Marianne.

Summary: Different types of shoes and a little imagination take children on a variety of adventures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marianne Richmond Studios 2006

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE RICHMOND

James, Simon

Summary: "When Stanley's Mom has to go away for work, Stanley decides to take off, too--all the way to Mars. Can the Martian who takes his place on Earth get by in Stanley's family even in Mom's absence?"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE JAMES

Fitzpatrick, Marie-Louise.

Summary: A boy tries to play imaginative games with a cat, a dog, and a fish, but he does not find a cooperative playmate until he meets another boy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2001

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: [E] FIT

Johnson, Crockett

Summary: Harold uses his fantastic purple crayon to draw himself some wonderful adventures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1983

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

2 available in Picture Books, Call number: E JOH
Call number: E JOH

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

2 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE JOHNSON

Schaefer, Carole Lexa.

Summary: As she walks to the park with her school class, a young girl finds a piece of string which her imagination turns into a dragon's tail, an acrobat, fireworks, a storm cloud, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1996

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: E SCH

Bulla, Clyde Robert.

Summary: Nine-year-old Gregory's house does not have room for a garden, but he creates a surprising and very different garden in an unusual place.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2004

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F BUL

Laden, Nina.

Summary: A boy follows his dog one night to see what exactly dogs do at night when they're on their own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books ; Distributed in Canada by Raincoast Books 1994

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: E LAD

Gay, Marie-Louise.

Summary: Answers many of the questions the author receives from children on writing, including where she gets her ideas, how she learned to draw, and how many books she can write in one day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2014

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: E GAY

Jonas, Ann.

Summary: The city streets become a jungle, then a desert, as a child forges her way to school, observing and avoiding all the wild animals posing as trees, chimneys, fences, and even fruit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mulberry Books 1989

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: E JON

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: [E] JON

Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: A girl and her brother retrieve a large box from the garbage and pretend that it is a cave, car, house, and cage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 1997

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: [E] RAU

Rex, Michael.

Summary: After receiving assurances that his father would save him from increasingly dangerous and scary pirates, a boy reassures his father in return.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2007

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Easy Collection, Call number: JE REX

Bedford, David

Summary: Ella, the youngest of four mice, may be small, but she has a big imagination, so when her brothers refuse to let her play with them, Ella decides to create her own adventures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's Educational Series 2002

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE BEDFORD

Johnson, Emily Rhoads.

Summary: Plagued by an overactive imagination, Spring wishes she could be different, until, in helping a blind neighbor, she learns that imagination is something to be treasured.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dodd, Mead 1984

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic]

McCurry, Kristen

Summary: Patrick loves his sister's tights, using them as a slingshot or dog leash, or wearing them to feel comfortable and warm, so when his sister accidentally ruins them, he is brokenhearted.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Editions, a Capstone imprint 2021

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE MCCURRY

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