Will You Take Care of Me?
Written by Margaret Park Bridges. Illustrated by Melissa Sweet.
Morrow Junior (1998)
SUMMARY: As Little Kangaroo imagines becoming a tree, a house, a book, a teddy bear, and more, Mama tells how she will continue to love and care for her little one.
NOTE: The narrative is a conversation between a mother and child.

Yo, Yes
Written by Chris Raschka. Illustrated by Chris Raschka.
Orchard (1993)
SUMMARY: Two lonely boys, one black and one white, meet on the street and become friends. Their one- and two-word exchanges lead to a tentative offer of friendship.
NOTE: The text consists of minimal dialogue between two boys. Ring, Yo! (2000) is a companion title.