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Author:  Jenny Wagner
Title:  John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat

John Brown, the dog and Rose, his owner, are content until a cat is seen in their garden.
c1978 - SERIOUS

 

The Little House Cookbook: Frontier Foods from Laura Ingalls Wilder's Classic Stories book cover
Author:  Barbara Walker
Title:  The Little House Cookbook: Frontier Foods from Laura Ingalls Wilder's Classic Stories

Recipes based on the pioneer food written about in the "Little House" books.
c1979 - HUMOROUS, SERIOUS

 

You Don't Always Get What You Hope For book cover
Author:  Rick Walton
Title:  You Don’t Always Get What You Hope For

A boy’s simple hopes for a normal day turn into a series of wild adventures.
c1996 - HUMOROUS SOLO

 

Suddenly Alligator: An Adverbial Tale book cover
Author:  Rick Walton
Title:  Suddenly Alligator: An Adverbial Tale

While on his way to buy new socks to replace those he’s been wearing for three months, a boy runs into a hungry alligator and finds his stinky socks come in handy.
c2004 - Humorous duo

 

Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story book cover
Author:  Andrea Warren
Title:  Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story

The story of one boy and his brothers.
c1996 - SERIOUS

 

The Mennym's book cover
Author:  Sylvia Waugh
Title:  The Mennym's (and others in the series)

A life-sized rag doll family in a predicament.
c1994 - HUMOROUS, DUO

 

Noisy Nora book cover
Author:  Sarah Weeks
Title:  Sophie Peterman Tells the Truth

Sophie Peterman tells what babies are REALLY like!
c2009 - HUMOROUS, SOLO

 

Noisy Nora book cover
Author:  Rosemary Wells
Title:  Noisy Nora

Feeling neglected, Nora makes more and more noise to attract her parents attention.
c1973 - VERSE CHOIR

 

 
Author:  Barbara Wersba
Title:  Do Tigers Ever Bite Kings?

A bored Queen forces her husband on a tiger hunt.
c1966 - DUO, VERSE CHOIR

 

Sixteen Cows book cover
Author:  Lisa Wheeler
Title:  Sixteen Cows

A rhyming cow romance stars two ranches with two herds – should they join or fight?
c2002 - Humorous

 

Whuppity Stoorie: A Scottish Folktale book cover
Author:  Carolyn White
Title:  Whuppity Stoorie: A Scottish Folktale

When a fairy wornan cures her pig, Kate's mother has 3 days to guess the fairy's narne or give Kate to her.
c1997 - SERIOUS

 

Charlotte's Web book cover
Author:  E. B. White
Title:  Charlotte's Web

Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him.
c1952 - VARIETY

 

 
Author:  Walt Whitman
Title:  Complete Poetry and Selected Prose

Includes all of his poems, a generous selection from the prose and nearly 200 pages of letters.
c1959 - VARIETY

 

 
Author:  Walt Whitman
Title:  Walt Whitman's America

Selected prose and poetry.
c1964 - SERIOUS

 

Waking Beauty book cover
Author:  Leah Wilcox
Title:  Waking Beauty

Prince Charming makes many humorous attempts to waken Sleeping Beauty.
c2008 - Humorous solo, duo or verse choir

 

Little House on the Prairie book cover
Author:  Laura Ingalls Wilder
Title:  Little House series

Frontier life.
c1953 - VARIETY

 

Our Town book cover
Author:  Thornton Wilder
Title:  Our Town

Small town America, births, deaths and love.
c1962 - DUO, SERIOUS

 

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale book cover
Author:  Mo Willems
Title:  Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

When toddler Trixie loses her beloved stuffed rabbit, she cannot make her adults understand her, until she actually says her first words – Knuffle Bunny!
c2004 - Humorous solo

 

 
Author:  Jay Williams
Title:  Pettifur

Too fat to catch mice, a cat permits them to eat his extravagant meals while he diets back to agility.
c1977 - HUMOROUS

 

Tadpole’s Promise book cover
Author:  Jeanne Willis
Title:  Hippospotamus

When a hippopotamus discovers a spot on her bottom, it seems every creature in the jungle knows what it is and how to cure it.
c2012 - HUMOROUS

Tadpole’s Promise book cover
Author:  Jeanne Willis
Title:  Tadpole’s Promise

When the star-crossed lovers are a caterpillar and a tadpole, life can’t be smooth.
c2005 - Humorous solo

 

Whopper Cake book cover
Author:  Karma Wilson
Title:  Whopper Cake

Today is Grandma’s birthday, and Granddad has an itchin’ to bake a Whopper chocolate cake and traumatize the kitchen.
c2007 - Humorous solo

 

The Cow Loves Cookies book cover
Author:  Karma Wilson
Title:  The Cow Loves Cookies

While all the other animals on the farm enjoy eating their regular food, the cow chooses to eat the one thing that she loves best.
c2010 - Verse choir

 

 
Author:  Clifton Wisler
Title:  The Raid

When his little brother is carried off by raiding Comanches, 14-year-old Lige disguises himself as an Indian and joins a former slave in a rescue attempt.
c1985 - SERIOUS

 

 
Author:  Maia Wojciechowska
Title:  How God Got Christian into Trouble

Christian hears a voice, it runs in the family - but his voice happens to be God.
c1984 - HUMOROUS, DUO

 

 
Author:  Diane Wolkstein
Title:  Banza: A Haitian Story

Folklore.
c1981 - VARIETY

 

 
Author:  Diane Wolkstein
Title:  Magic Orange Tree and Other Haitian Folk Tales

A small goat finds that the banjo given to her by a little tiger protects her from harm in an unexpected way.
c1978 - VARIETY

 

King Bidgood's in the Bathtub book cover
Author:  Audrey Wood
Title:  King Bidgood's in the Bathtub

Despite pleas from his court, a fun-loving king refuses to get out of his bathtub to rule his kingdom.
c1985 - HUMOROUS, DUO, VERSE CHOIR

 

The Bunyans book cover
Author:  Audrey Wood
Title:  The Bunyans

Story of Paul Bunyan's family and how they form Niagara Falls, Bryce Canyon, and other natural monuments.
c1996 - HUMOROUS

 

Author:  Audrey Wood
Title:  The Napping House

Cumulative tale of a wakeful flea causing a commotion.
c1984 - HUMOROUS, DUO

 

The Red Racer book cover
Author:  Audrey Wood
Title:  The Red Racer

Nona tries desperately to get rid of her junky old bike so she can get the Deluxe Rocket Racer which she sees in the store window.
c1996 - HUMOROUS, DUO, VERSE CHOIR

 

 
Author:  Audrey Wood
Title:  Weird Parents

A young boy comes to accept his parent's unusual behavior.
c1990 - HUMOROUS, DUO

 

 
Author:  Ralph Louis Woods
Title:  Second Treasury of the Familiar

Literature collection.
c1950 - VARIETY

 

Wicked Jack book cover
Author:  Connie Wooldridge
Title:  Wicked Jack

Mean Jack is not welcomed by St. Peter or the Devil when he dies.
c1995 - HUMOROUS

The Geezer in the Freezer book cover
Author:  Randall Wright
Title:  The Geezer in the Freezer

Stuck in the freezer, an old geezer finally tells his tale of woe, and finds his lost love!
c2010 - Humorous solo; verse choir

 

 
   
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