Michael Di Capua Books/Scholastic
Separated from his favorite toy pilot action figure, young Jack envisions his lost friend's brave journey back home across the ocean, in a story complemented by a glossary of pilot terms.
11) Hey, Al
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
A city janitor and his treasured canine companion are transported by a large colorful bird to an island in the sky, where their comfortable paradise existence threatens to turn them into birds as well.