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comes to a glorious end and we start thinking about school
again, the teachers are sure to come out with the dreaded
reading list. But wait. Maybe that list deserves a closer
look. How many books on your teacher's list have you already
read? Did you learn about something new from them? Most of
all, did you enjoy them? They were actually pretty good books,
weren't they? Why not start out with one or two of them from
your school library, and see what all the hype is about.
for elementary age children
Makes a Princess? - Hallmark Recordable Book (Disney)
you checked out the wonderful selection of Hallmark Recordable
Books? This exciting addition to the line takes your little
girl on an imaginary tour of all the Disney princesses, and
makes her feel like a real live Princess....all being read
to her by Mom, Grandma or someone else near and dear to her,
that she can listen to for years to come.
the Terrible by Nancy Tillman
by Amazon as one of the best books of the year (so far) In
spite of the manners he often forgot, Tumford would not say,
“I’m sorry.” Oh no, he would not.”
With these memorable words we get to know Tumford, a well-meaning
but stubborn kitty, who has a habit of hiding when his mischievous
ways call for an apology. Tumford’s owners' love for
him never wavers, and after an incident with the Queen of
the Fair he finds the courage to say, “I’m sorry.”,
Tumford the Terrible is beautifully illustrated and reassuring
for little ones, reminding them that love is no matter what.
on Beaches - Dr. Seuss—just in
time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original publication...
Now, the Star-Belly Sneetches had bellies with stars.
The Plain-Belly Sneetches had none upon thars.
This interactive book with foil and fur lets toddlers squeak
the ball, scratch and sniff the toasted marshmallow, make
McBean's Star-Belly machine go and more!
A new Dr. Seuss Nursery Collection title with interactive
fun for baby based on The Sneetches.
Case of the Beagle Burglar (Jack Gets a Clue) by Nancy
Case of the Tortoise In Trouble (Jack Gets a Clue) by
new offerings from the popular Jack Gets a Clue series....
day I found out I could talk to animals did not start out
well. First, I couldn't find my lucky T-shirt. Second, my
dog, Scout, dragged me around the yard chasing squirrels.
And third, the squirrels threw a bunch of acorns at my head.
After I was hit, I realized I could talk to animals! It sounds
crazy but it's true. I could understand Scout, the squirrels,
and every other animal--even bugs!
then in the Case of the Tortoise in Trouble: As if
babysitting a tortoise wasn’t bad enough, things got
worse when Tut disappeared. My mystery-solving partner, Elizabeth,
and I had to interview all the cows, horses, goats, and flies
on the farm as we looked for clues. It was up to us to find
Tut before the end of the day, and we were on the case!
Full Moon (Faeries' Promise) by Kathleen Duey
Since her parents' bitter divorce, McLean and her dad, have
been on the move-four towns in two years. Estranged from her
mother and her mother's new family, McLean has followed her
dad in leaving the unhappy past behind. Each new place gives
her a chance to try out a new persona: from cheerleader to
drama diva. But now, for the first time, McLean discovers
a desire to stay in one place and just be herself, whoever
that is. Perhaps Dave, the guy next door, can help her find
School, The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson
keen appreciation of kids' insecurities and an even more astute
understanding of what might propel boy readers through a book....
a perfectly pitched novel with great depth and humor."
Khatchadorian has enough problems at home without throwing
his first year of middle school into the mix. Luckily, he's
got an ace plan for the best year ever, if only he can pull
it off: With his best friend Leonardo the Silent awarding
him points, Rafe tries to break every rule in his school's
oppressive Code of Conduct. Chewing gum in class-5,000 points!
Running in the hallway-10,000 points! Pulling the fire alarm-50,000
points! But when Rafe's game starts to catch up with him,
he'll have to decide if winning is all that matters, or if
he's finally ready to face the rules, bullies, and truths
he's been avoiding.
Mystery of the Missing Message (Jodi Mystery Series for
Young Adults) eBook - Virginia Ann Work
Fischer and her best friend Lexie Marshal get entangled in
a puzzling and dangerous mystery when they find a lost wallet
and a knitted baby's sock. On a ride on their horses in the
woods near their homes in British Columbia, Canada, they come
across a deserted log cabin. But is it deserted? If it is,
why did they hear a board squeak like someone stepped on it?
fight against time to save a baby's life, yet they cannot
make progress in understanding the mysterious note someone
knitted right into the baby's sock. Threatening phone calls,
an encounter with the town bully, and lost horses all add
up to danger.
must face her biggest fears as she and Lexie unravel the strange
events surrounding the kidnapping of a child from Vancouver.
Could this baby be held by kidnappers? How can they save the
child's life? Why are the police so interested? And why is
there a light in the loft of the Marshal's big barn?
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