ALLEGORY: The use of symbolic fictional characters, actions, and generalizations to portray a truth about human existence.

Easy Picture Books
How the Leopard Got His Claws by Chinua Achebe
Terrible Things: An Allegory of the Holocaust by Eve Bunting
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life for All Ages by Leo F. Buscaglia
Zinnia and Dot by Lisa Campbell Ernst
The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone
The Island by Armin Greder
The Little General and the Giant Snowflake by Matthea Harvey
Ghost Catcher by Dennis Haseley
The Little Boy Star by Rachel Hausfater
In Search of the Light by Leonard Jacobson
Because I Love You by Max Lucado
Chicken Little by Steven Kellogg
Baaa by David Macaulay
The Rabbits by John Marsden
The Searcher and Old Tree by David McPhail
The Octonauts & The Only Lonely Monster by Meomi
Peter and the Wolf by Sergey Prokofiev
Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
Yertle the Turtle King by Dr. Seuss
Through the Cracks by Carolyn Sollman
The Little Pot by Dawn Stephens
Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote: a Migrant's Tale by Leonard Tonatiuh
The Little Leaf by Chana Zuber-Sharfstein

Juvenile Fiction
Wind in the Willows by Grahame, Kenneth