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<p><strong><center>Football is fun--let's play!</center></strong></p><p>Find all the basics in this lively guide. </p><p><ul><li>T...he markings on a football field</p><p><li>What football players wear</p><p><li>The positions, from quarterback to wide receiver</p><p><li>The excitement of the kickoff</p><p><li>The thrill of scoring a touchdown</ul></p><p>All these and more are included with a useful glossary at the end.</p> Read More

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<p>Alien super-villain Mongul is on a mission to take over planet Earth. Can Superman defeat this madman without destroying Metrop...olis in the process?</p> Read More

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<p>In his bestselling picture book <em>Dirt on My Shirt</em>, Jeff Foxworthy warmed the hearts of kids both big and little. Now, i...n this I Can Read edition, poems have been hand selected for beginning readers to enjoy. From meeting Auntie Brooke and Uncle Keith to searching for tadpoles and snakes, young readers will love discovering Jeff's vibrant neighborhood all for themselves. </p><p>Filled to the brim with hilarious poems and beautiful art, this book is the perfect addition to any I Can Read library! </p> Read More

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<p>Sammy the seal is bored with life at the zoo, so he leaves to go to the city. There, he finds a school full of kids and new thi...ngs to do! Sammy sings with the students, becomes the star of the volleyball team, and even learns to read. He can't wait to tell his friends back at the zoo how much fun he's having!</p> Read More

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<p>With a new addition to the family, Frances is feeling left out. So Frances decides to run away?but not too far! This new editio...n of Russell and Lillian Hoban?s beloved classic is perfect for beginning readers.</p> Read More

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<p>Superman is in his Fortress of Solitude when Lex Luthor puts all of Metropolis in danger. Can Superman fly back to the city in ...time to stop Lex and save the day?</p> Read More

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<p>Amazing Gorillas! is the third paperback title in an exciting series of non?fiction I Can Read Books that features kids' favori...te animals and spectacular photographs from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).</p><p>The exceptional writing and design of the I Can Read Books?paired with WCS's global research and conservation efforts, educational programs, and stunning photographs?make this a standout series for children, caretakers, and teachers!</p> Read More

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<p>Celebrate the 50th birthday of I Can Read with a classic collection that contains four I Can Read classics: <em>Amelia Bedelia<.../em>, <em>Biscuit</em>, <em>Frog and Toad Together</em>, and <em>Danny and the Dinosaur</em>.</p> Read More

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<p>Danny loves dinosaurs. When he sees one at the museun and says, "It would be nice to play with a dinosaur," a voice answers, "...And I think it would be nice to play with you." So begins Dannys and the dinosaur's wonderful adventure together!</p><p>But a dinosaur is no ordinary playmate. Even the most everyday activities become extraordinary, like finding a big-enough place to hide a dinosaur in a game of hide-and-seek, and keeping him from knocking over houses with his long tail. But Danny can teach a old dinosaur new tricks. It's the most fun this dinosaur has had in a hundred million years!</p><p>Originally published as <em>An I Can Read Book</em> over 40 years ago, this classic story is perfect for reading together.</p><p>Danny's out on the town with a real live dinosaur. And whether they're eating ice cream or playing hide-and-seek, these two are having one hundred million years of fun--all in one day. </p><p> <awards> Outstanding Children's Books of 1958 (NYT)</awards></p> Read More

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<p>Frog and Toad are best friends?they do everything together. When Toad admires the flowers in Frog's garden, Frog gives him seed...s to grow a garden of his own. When Toad bakes cookies, Frog helps him eat them. And when both Frog and Toad are scared, they are brave together. The <em>School and Library Journal</em> called this beloved story collection from Arnold Lobel "a masterpiece of child-styled humor and sensitivity." </p><p>Winner of the Newbery Honor award, <em>Frog and Toad Together</em> is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.</p><p>Supports the Common Core Learning Standards</p> Read More

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<p>When Bizarro crashes into Metropolis, he does more harm than good. What will it take to show this backward hero the way home?</...p> Read More

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<p>What would happen if a dinosaur came to a birthday party? Come to Danny's house and find out. His friend the dinosaur helps mak...e this one party you'll never forget!</p> Read More

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Here are twenty-two outrageous original riddles perfectly targeted to the funny bones of beginning readers. Laughing over the shee...r silliness of these riddles and their zany illustrations, young readers will discover for themselves the delight of wacky wordplay. And just what do you hear when cows sing? MOOsic, of course! <p> Read More

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<p>Nine animals, nine shapes, and sixteen shades of color'everyone can have fun discovering them all by turning Color Zoo's full-c...olor pages and watching a lion turn into a goat, an ox into a monkey, a tiger into a mouse. . . .</p> <p> <awards> 1990 Caldecott Honor Book<br />Notable Children's Books of 1989 (ALA)<br />1990 Fanfare Honor List (H)</awards> Read More

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<p>Frog and Toad are best friends?they do everything together. When Toad admires the flowers in Frog's garden, Frog gives him seed...s to grow a garden of his own. When Toad bakes cookies, Frog helps him eat them. And when both Frog and Toad are scared, they are brave together. The <em>School and Library Journal</em> called this beloved story collection from Arnold Lobel "a masterpiece of child-styled humor and sensitivity." </p><p>Winner of the Newbery Honor award, <em>Frog and Toad Together</em> is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.</p><p>Supports the Common Core Learning Standards</p> Read More

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<p>Based on the bestselling game, <em>Plants vs. Zombies, Save Your Brains!</em> introduces young readers to Crazy Dave and the fu...n-dead! The zombies are coming! If you want to save your brains, you'll need to know which plants to use. Don't worry?Crazy Dave is here to help guide you.</p><p>I Can Read books are designed to encourage a love of reading. <em>Plants vs. Zombies: Save Your Brains!</em> is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.</p> Read More

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<p>It's the Rounders' last season together, and they want to go out with a bang. </p><p>Especially Slingshot Slocum, the team's st...ar pitcher. So why has he just walked three batters in a row? </p><p>Slingshot's obsessed with mastering the forkball?a dangerous split-finger curveball that everyone knows should never be attempted by anyone under the age of seventeen. It could wreck his arm forever!</p><p>And he's not making it over the plate. Just like the torrential weather, Slingshot is all wet! The rain won't stop pouring down, and the Rounders' season is starting to feel like an airport during the holidays: nothing but delays and cancellations.</p><p>At least they have their team rafting trip to look forward to. Until a flash flood sends them careening straight into the middle of a real-life ghost tale.</p><p>Can the Rounders pull themselves out of peril?and their pitcher out of his funk?before their final showdown with archrivals the Haymakers? And will the weird weather let up or rain on their parade?</p><p>Looking for hilarity, high stakes, high jinks, extreme weather, and some spooky spelunking? Catch this action-packed baseball adventure!</p> Read More

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<p>This is Stefan?s big break. He?s on location in the mountains far from home for his first movie role, filming a blockbuster sci...-fi adventure. The props, the spaceships, and the trained wolves on set should add up to a dream job, but acting turns out to be much tougher than he ever imagined, and he feels like his inner loser is all that?s showing through. From the way his famously stuck-up co-star, Raine, treats him, he?s pretty sure she thinks so too. And worst of all, no one will believe his claim that there are wild wolves haunting the forest around the set.</p><p>When a blizzard strikes, isolating the young co-stars and bringing hungry feral wolves into the open, Stefan must take on his biggest role yet?working together with his co-stars to survive. With no second takes, they only have one chance to get it right.</p><p>Lights,<br />Camera,<br />Action!</p><p>Dee Garretson takes suspense and danger to new heights with her thrilling tale of friendship and survival against all odds.</p> Read More

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<p>Learn to read with <em>Phonics Fun</em></p><p>12-book program</p><p>Simple stories full of exciting Super Hero action</p><p>Bui...lds a foundation for a lifetime of reading fun</p> Read More

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<p>In a world whose seasons are defined by Christmas sales and Spring Fashions, hundreds of tiny nomes live in the corners and cra...nnies of a human-run department store. They have made their homes beneath the floorboards for generations and no longer remember -- or even believe in -- life beyond the Store walls.</p><p>Until the day a small band of nomes arrives at the Store from the Outside. Led by a young nome named Masklin, the Outsiders carry a mysterious black box (called the Thing), and they deliver devastating news: In twenty-one days, the Store will be destroyed.</p><p>Now all the nomes must learn to work together, and they must learn to think -- and to think BIG. </p><p>Part satire, part parable, and part adventure story par excellence, master storyteller Terry Pratchett?s engaging trilogy traces the nomes? flight and search for safety, a search that leads them to discover their own astonishing origins and takes them beyond their wildest dreams. </p> Read More

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<p>The twisted troublemaker Two-Face is back in Gotham City, and Batman and Robin have to stop him. Read all about their first adv...enture as the Dynamic Duo!</p> Read More

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<p>For over 125 years John Tenniel's superb illustrations for <em>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland</em> have been the perfect comp...lement to Lewis Carroll's timeless story. </p><p>This edition is a wonderful high-quality version, the first to reproduce Tenniel's exquisite drawings from prints taken directly from the original wood engravings. Here, Tenniel's fine line work is far crisper, delicate shadings are reproduced with more subtlety, and details never seen before are now visible.</p><p>This is a deluxe gift edition with clearer, more detailed images than have ever been seen before. At last, readers can see the Alice that Carroll and Tenniel had originally envisioned.</p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards</p> Read More

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<p>Join the Tin Woodman and the Scarecrow as they journey across the fantastic magical Land of Oz in search of the Tin Woodman's l...ong-lost sweetheart. In a series of adventures sure to thrill Oz fans both old and new, these beloved friends face such challenges as a selfish giantess and a group of quarrelsome dragons--all to fulfill a promise made long ago to a beautiful Munchkin girl.</p><p>The Tin Woodman sits on the glittering tin throne of his splendid tin castle, ruling the Winkle Country of the Land of Oz with the help of his best friend, the Scarecrow. All is peaceful and well, but when a young wanderer named Woot asks the Tin Woodman how he came to be made of tin, the emperor recalls his days as a flesh-and-blood woodchopper and his love for Nimmie Amee, a Munchkin girl so fair that the sunsets blushed when they fell upon her.</p><p>The three quickly decide to set out on a daring quest to reunite the Tin Woodman with his lost love and ask Nimmie Amee to be Empress of the Winkie Country. During their travels, they battle dragons and loons, a mighty sorceress, and an all-too-hungry beast called the Hippo-gy-raf. Luckily, they are joined in their search by their old friend Polychrome, the Rainbow's Daughter, and are aided by Dorothy and Princess Ozma--the powerful fairy ruler of the Land of Oz. But just when they think their troubles are over and their quest is complete, they discover a surprise that leaves all of them truly astounded!</p><p>This deluxe edition of the rare first edition features all twelve of Oz artist John R. Neill's beautiful color plates, along with his nearly one hundred black-and-white drawings, making this a book sure to be treasured for years to come.</p>In a series of adventures sure to thrill OZ fans both old and new, the Tin Woodman and the Scarecrow journey across the magical Land of Oz in search of the Tin Woodman's long-lost sweetheart, a beautiful Munchkin girl. This deluxe edition of the rare first edition features all twelve of Oz artist John R. Neill's beautiful color plates, along with his nearly one hundred black and white drawings, and is a great way to celebrate the upcoming centenary of Oz! Read More

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<p><em>Where the Wild Things Are</em> is fifty years old! Let the wild rumpus with Max and all the wild things continue as this cl...assic comes to life as never before with new reproductions of Maurice Sendak's artwork. Astonishing state-of-the-art technology faithfully captures the color and detail of the original illustrations. Sendak himself enthusiastically endorsed this impressive new interpretation of his art before his death in May 2012. Winner of the 1964 Caldecott Medal for the Most Distinguished Picture Book of the Year, <em>Where the Wild Things Are</em> became an iconic book that has inspired a movie, an opera, and the imagination of generations. It continues to be one of the best loved books of all time the world over, by the one and only Maurice Sendak.</p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards</p> Read More

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<p>A seal at school!</p><p>What happens when Sammy, the adventurous seal, leaves the zoo for the day? He goes to the city, finds a... school full of kids and new things to do -- and he even learns to read!</p> Read More

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<p>In this imaginative adventure from Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary, a young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a worl...d of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check into the Mountain View Inn.</p><p>When the ever-curious Ralph spots Keith's red toy motorcycle, he vows to ride it. So when Keith leaves the bike unattended in his room one day, Ralph makes his move. But with all this freedom (and speed!) come a lot of obstacles. Whether dodging a rowdy terrier or keeping his nosy cousins away from his new wheels, Ralph has a lot going on! With a pal like Keith always looking out for him, there's nothing this little mouse can't handle.</p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards</p> Read More

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<p>Zack and Bridget are back for more gator-ific fun! Join these special friends as they embark upon an exciting winter wonderland... adventure together.</p> Read More

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<p>From the first brilliant rush of horses to the triumphant sight of beautiful bays, chestnuts, shiny blacks, whites, grays, and ...paints galloping across the pages, Paul Goble's very special book will delight all who love horses and all who love stories that tell of the spiritual connection between people and animals.</p><p>His magnificent, detailed paintings evoke an almost forgotten world as he recounts a stirring legend based on the oral tradition of the Pawnee. Focusing on a poor boy and his grandmother, adventure begins when the boy discovers an old, limping horse. Though ridiculed by his tribe, the boy cares for the horse and brings it back to health. In turn, the animal helps his friend achieve greatness, only to be betrayed. The boy's remorse is sincere, but will he be forgiven?</p><p>Captivating readers, Caldecott medalist Paul Goble shows how a loving friendship changes the lives of a people.</p> Read More

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<p>Since Else Holmelund Minarik's beloved Little Bear made his debut more than fifty years ago, generations of children have grown... up with Little Bear by their side, delighting in his charming adventures and curious spirit.</p><p>Now Little Bear returns to the world of I Can Read in <em>Little Bear and the Marco Polo</em>?a story filled with imagination, warmth, and tender memories that Grandfather shares with Little Bear. </p> Read More

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All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is... stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young demigods to stop the Lord of Time. <P>In this momentous final book in the New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy's sixteenth birthday unfolds. And as the battle for Western civilization rages on the streets of Manhattan, Percy faces a terrifying suspicion that he may be fighting against his own fate. Read More

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<p>Manny feels like his world is falling apart . . . and then, it does! When the continents drift and Manny finds himself separate...d from Ellie and Peaches, he has to fight to reunite his family.</p> Read More

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Purple crayon in hand, Harold draws a tightrope and falls into a circus [where he has many adventures]. As in the previous books,... the dauntless Harold is resourceful and loveable." SLJ. <p> Read More

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<p>The <em>New York Times</em> bestselling Seekers series from Erin Hunter continues in the third book in the Return to the Wild s...tory arc. <em>River of Lost Bears</em> is filled with the high-stakes action and heart-pounding adventure that fans of Seekers and the #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series crave.</p><p>Kallik, Toklo, Lusa, and Yakone head away from the ice toward warmer territories. As they approach the mountains, Toklo is faced with an impossible choice. Though he is desperate to leave the struggles of their quest and to find his place in the world of brown bears, is he ready to leave his friends behind?</p> Read More

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<p>From bestselling author Lemony Snicket and celebrated illustrator Maira Kalman comes an uproarious, whimsical word book like no... other.</p><p>Together, Snicket and Kalman present a strikingly beautiful journey woven from a practical introduction to thirteen wonderful words, featuring such marvels as Bird, Dog, Panache, and Haberdashery. Snicket, the notoriously clever and elusive <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author, pushes the boundaries of storytelling in the most fanciful of ways. Maira Kalman, renowned for her art and design, carries this madcap adventure to wondrous heights with her vision of a world populated with hats, song, and cake. This rollicking, surprising book is a true celebration of words.</p> Read More

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<p>From acclaimed Newbery-winning author Avi comes the thrilling and heartwarming second book in the classic animal adventure seri...es, The Tales of Dimwood Forest.</p><p>At the very edge of Dimwood Forest stood an old charred oak where, silhouetted by the moon, a great horned owl sat waiting. The owl's name was Mr. Ocax, and he looked like death himself. With his piercing gaze, he surveyed the lands he called his own, watching for the creatures he considered his subjects. Not one of them ever dared to cross his path . . . until the terrible night when two little mice went dancing in the moonlight. . . .</p><p>A perennially popular story of courage and determination, <em>Poppy</em> is a fixture on state award lists and in classrooms across the country.</p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards</p> Read More

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<p>Tyler and Lucinda have to spend summer vacation with their ancient uncle Gideon, a farmer. They think they're in for six weeks ...of cows, sheep, horses, and pigs. But when they arrive in deserted Standard Valley, California, they discover that Ordinary Farm is, well, no ordinary farm. </p><p>The bellowing in the barn comes not from a cow but from a dragon. The thundering herd in the valley? Unicorns. Uncle Gideon's sprawling farmhouse never looks the same twice. Plus, there's a flying monkey, a demon squirrel, and a barnload of unlikely farmhands with strange accents and even stranger powers. </p><p>At first, the whole place seems like a crazy adventure. But when darker secrets begin to surface and Uncle Gideon and his fabulous creatures are threatened, Lucinda and Tyler have to pull together to take action. Will two ordinary kids be able to save the dragons, the farm?and themselves? </p><p>Expert storytellers Tad Williams and Deborah Beale take readers on an extraordinary adventure in their first book about Ordinary Farm. </p> Read More

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<p>In this imaginative adventure from Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary, a young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a worl...d of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check into the Mountain View Inn.</p><p>When the ever-curious Ralph spots Keith's red toy motorcycle, he vows to ride it. So when Keith leaves the bike unattended in his room one day, Ralph makes his move. But with all this freedom (and speed!) come a lot of obstacles. Whether dodging a rowdy terrier or keeping his nosy cousins away from his new wheels, Ralph has a lot going on! With a pal like Keith always looking out for him, there's nothing this little mouse can't handle.</p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards</p> Read More

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<p>One summer day Toad was unhappy. He had lost the white, fourholed, big, round, thick button from his jacket. Who helped him loo...k for it? His best friend, Frog. Another day, Frog was unhappy. He was sick in bed and looking green. Who gave him some tea and told him a story? His best friend, Toad.</p><p>From the first enchanting story to the last, these five adventures of two best friends are packed with excitement, gaiety, and tender affection. Children will find this book delightful to read and beautiful to look at, either story by story, or from cover to cover.</p> Read More

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Long, long ago in ancient Greece, people began telling wonderful stories to explain the mysteries of life. These myths featured g...ods and goddesses, mighty beings who look human but have amazing powers and live forever. Now you can meet these extraordinary characters and hear their legends, brought to life again by Aliki in this splendid, panoramic look at the amazing stories and characters of Greek legend. "[Will meet the] demand for basic information on the gods and goddesses at the primary level."?BL. "Aliki's fans will welcome her introduction to these famous Greeks."?SLJ. <p> <awards> 1994 "Pick of the Lists" (ABA)</awards> Read More

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<p>On the farm, the critters knew,<br />At night while they were sleeping,<br />Past barn and pens,<br />Past lambs and hens, <br .../>A HAMPIRE went out creeping.</p><p>One dark night when Duck can?t sleep, he ventures out in search of the perfect midnight snack. But when he runs into the dreaded Hampire, the chase is on, all across the farm! Will Duck?and his snacks?make it safely back to bed? </p><p>From author Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen and illustrator Howard Fine comes this madcap barnyard adventure, perfect for reading aloud.</p> Read More

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<p>It is the night before Christmas! When Marie receives a handsome wooden Nutcracker from her dear uncle, she?s thrilled. But dur...ing the night, something magical happens...and when her toy Nutcracker transforms into a handsome Prince, Marie is whisked off to Toyland on a winter adventure she?ll never forget!</p><p><em>The Nutcracker</em> is one of the world?s favorite holiday stories. Now for the first time the beloved artist Mary Engelbreit offers her vision of that magical night, creating a picture book filled with joyful movement and rich detail that even the youngest child will enjoy.</p> Read More

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When a young boy accidentally swallows poor Buz , a bug, along with his morning cereal, he's prescribed two pills to remedy the s...ituation. Little does he know what is going on inside! In his award-winning signature style, Richard Egielski invents an ingenious behind-the-scenes adventure of two keystone cop-like pills in pursuit of a bug inside a human body. Buz eventually makes his escape, only to discover he has caught a bug of his own. On with the chase!<p><em>New York Times</em> Best Illustrated Book of 1995<br />1998 Young Reader's Choice Award, Pennsylvania<br />An ABA Pick of the Lists <p> <awards> 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 1995 <em>(NY Public Library)</em><br />1995 "Pick of the Lists" <em>(ABA)</em><br />Children's Choices for 1996 <em>(IRA/CBC)</em><br />Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1995 <em>(NYT)</em><br />1995 Parent's Choice Silver Award for Picture Books<br />1998 PA Young Reader's Choice Award</awards> Read More

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<h5 ALIGN=CENTER><p><br />Daddy's taking us to the<br />zoo tomorrow, <br />zoo tomorrow, zoo tomorrow.<br />Daddy's taking us to ...the<br />zoo tomorrow.<br />We can stay all day.<br /></p></h5><br /><p>Now you can go along too, as Tom Paxton's classic song comes to life in this boisterous picture book. Rhythmic verse leads you through a wild kingdom where animals burst from every page. Monkeys are scritch, scritch, scratchin', and kangaroos are hop, hop, hoppin', making every moment an adventure.</p><p>Karen Lee Schmidt's lively, irresistible illustrations show the animals up to all sorts of mischief. And with the easily played melodies included, this musical menagerie is every bit as fun as a trip to the zoo. Youngsters will want to "stay all day" -- and come back again and again!</p> Read More

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Who do you call when a squirrel is trapped in a mud puddle or a baby opossum is stuck in a drainpipe ?<p>Meet Jeffrey, Beaner, Ray...mond, and Mike--the Animal Resuce club! Adventures wait around every corner as this intrepid band of kids, working with a Wildlife Rehabilitator, helps the wild animals in our neighborhood.<p>John Himmelman's action-packed story and lively art is based on his firsthand experience with wild-animal rescue groups. This inside look at kids saving animals is certain to fascinate young nature lovers. Read More

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<p>Arthur, afraid of pulling his loose tooth, and his little sister, Violet, learn something about being brave in the seventh adve...nture about two favorite chimps. Read More

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<p>Erin Hunter, bestselling author of the Warriors and Survivors series, continues to explore the world of bears and their environ...ment in Seekers, the thrilling ecological adventure saga.<br /> <br />In <em>Return to the Wild #2: The Melting Sea</em>, Kallik has almost reached home. The bears who have become her family--Lusa, Yakone and Toklo?are devastated that they?ll have to split up, but polar bears Kallik and Yakone belong on the ice, while the black and brown bears belong in the forest.<br /> <br />At least Kallik will be reunited with her brother, Taqqiq. But when she and the others arrive at the Melting Sea, she is horrified to find the white bears almost starving due to an unnaturally early thaw. Worse, Taqqiq has rejoined a group of bullies who are terrorizing the other bears for food.</p> Read More

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<p>It isn?t easy being a pioneer in the state of Washington in 1899, but it?s particularly hard when you are the only girl ever bo...rn in the new settlement. With seven older brothers and a love of adventure, May Amelia Jackson just can?t seem to abide her family?s insistence that she behave like a Proper Young Lady. She?s sure she could do better if only there were at least one other girl living along the banks of the Nasel River. And now that Mama?s going to have a baby, maybe there?s hope.</p><p> Inspired by the diaries of her great-aunt, the real May Amelia, first-time novelist Jennifer Holm has given us a beautifully crafted tale of one young girl whose unique spirit captures the courage, humour, passion and depth of the American pioneer experience.</p><p> ?Newbery Honour Book (USA), 2000</p><p> Ages 10+</p> Read More

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<p>As the sun sets on the time of the dinosaurs, a new world is left in its wake. . . .</p><p>Dusk</p><p>He alone can fly and see ...in the dark, in a colony where being different means being shunned?or worse. As the leader's son, he is protected, but does his future lie among his kin? </p><p>Carnassial</p><p>He has the true instincts of a predator, and he is determined that his kind will not only survive but will dominate the world of beasts. </p><p>From the author of the internationally acclaimed Silverwing trilogy comes an extraordinary adventure set 65 million years ago. Kenneth Oppel, winner of a Michael L. Printz Honor for <em>Airborn</em>, has crafted a breathtaking animal tale that reaches out to the human in all of us. </p> Read More

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<blockquote><p><em>Runny Babbit lent to wunch<br />And heard the saitress way,<br />"We have some lovely stabbit rew -- <br />Our ...Special for today."</em></p></blockquote><p>From the legendary creator of <em>Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up,</em> and <em>The Giving Tree</em> comes an unforgettable new character in children's literature.</p><p>Welcome to the world of Runny Babbit and his friends Toe Jurtle, Skertie Gunk, Rirty Dat, Dungry Hog, Snerry Jake, and many others who speak a topsy-turvy language all their own.</p><blockquote><p><em>So if you say, "Let's bead a rook<br />That's billy as can se,"<br />You're talkin' Runny Babbit talk, <br />Just like mim and he.</em></p></blockquote> Read More

Harper Collins
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<p>[Big Nate Fun Blaster; PB 9780062349514; TR 9780062090454]</p><p><em>Diary of a Wimpy Kid</em> author Jeff Kinney says, "<em>Bi...g Nate</em> is funny, big time!"</p><p><em>Big Nate Fun Blaster</em> will rock your socks off! This second Big Nate themed activity book is bursting with awesome all new activities for Nate fans, including trivia quizzes, super sudoku puzzles, crackable codes, create-your-own comics, amazing mazes, poetry slams, ridiculous rhymes, marvelous Mad Libs, and much more.</p><p>Nate's <em>New York Times</em> bestselling world comes to life with a ton of black-and-white illustrations?some of which YOU get to create!</p><p><em>Big Nate Fun Blaster</em> is a great addition to the bestselling collection of Big Nate books, sure to be enjoyed by all fans of Big Nate.</p> Read More

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