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Albert Whitman & Company
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Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Bo...oker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick. An afterword gives detailed information on how the school was built. Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
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One day Freddie Ramos comes home from school and finds a strange box just for him. What's inside? ZAPATO POWER-shoes that change... Freddie's life by giving him super speed! But what will Freddie do with his fast new skills? Weird things are happening at the Starwood Park Apartments where he lives, and his friends at school need his help. Is Freddie Ramos ready to be a hero? In this imaginative new story by Jacqueline Jules, an ordinary boy in a city neighborhood learns how to use his new-found powers for good. Illustrations by Miguel Benitez lend just a touch of comic-book style to this chapter book adventure. Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
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Here's a light way to talk to children about that old nuisance head lice. Rhyming verses describe how one little girl gets head li...ce and how she and her parents get rid of them. Kids will enjoy the rollicking cartoon "cooties" playing hide-and-seek and having a party in the girl's hair until they are sent packing. Notes on each page provide detailed, factual information about head lice. Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
$7.32 at Amazon

"Apple's watercolor depictions of the day are trim and airy.... She captures many loving moments between parents and child; partic...ularly winsome is her picture of "You make a lap,/I take a nap."..., a happy, winning mood prevails." --Publishers Weekly<br><br><br><br>"The verse is generally simple and of the type that small rhyme-obsessed children compose and recite ad infinitum, often ad nauseam.... Illustrations are cheery, colorful, and droll, adding depth to the text." --School Library Journal Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
$8.63 at Amazon

The Boxcar Children have long been known for being creative and resourceful. This hardcover book is filled with fun how-to guides ...for everyday adventures. It includes tips and tricks for mystery solving (how to make invisible ink and create secret codes), travel (how to pack a suitcase; how to take great snapshots), and enjoying the great outdoors. Each of the four Boxcar Children has their own section--practical advice from Jessie, a "roughing it" guide from Henry, crafts and art projects from Violet, and recipes from Benny! A great gift for Boxcar fans. Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
$5.99 at Amazon

At an astronomy conference, the Boxcar Children meet Mark who has made an important discovery. Then someone steals Mark's papers.

Albert Whitman & Company
$10.81 at Amazon

Penelope Tredwell, the pen behind bestselling author, Montgomery Flinch, is cursed with writer's block. She needs a sensational ne...w story or her magazine, the Penny Dreadful, will go under. So when a mysterious letter arrives, confessing to the impossible crime of stealing the Crown Jewels just days before the King's coronation, Penelope thinks she has found a plot to enthrall her readers, until the police charge Montgomery Flinch with the theft of the jewels. Can Penelope solve the mystery, restore the jewels, rescue Monty, save the magazine, and keep the true identity of Montgomery Flinch a secret? Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
$62.95 at Amazon

In the first tale, when a dragon snatches the youngest of seven talented Chinese sisters, the other six come to her rescue, and in... the second, a poor old Chinese farmer finds a magic brass pot that duplicates whatever is placed inside it.<br><br>  Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
$10.31 at Amazon

Everybody worries. Children worry, too--in new or confusing situations, or when someone is angry with them. This new addition to ...the acclaimed The Way I Feel Series uses reassuring words and touching illustrations to address a child's anxieties and shows him ways to help him feel better. Cornelia Maude Spelman and Kathy Parkinson team up once again to provide a comforting and empowering book that's helpful to all families. Includes a foreword for parents and caregivers. Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
$10.68 at Amazon

Spend a day at sea tracking sharks--with the help of a robot! How do you spy on a shark? Join a team of marine biologists as they ...head out in their boat to study mako sharks. They catch, tag, and release a young mako, then follow it with a special robot that can track the shark on video! Simple, entertaining text and bright, accurate illustrations bring science and technology to life, and additional pages of facts about sharks follow the story. The latest book in this read-aloud science series is bound to make a splash with young minds! Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
$9.58 at Amazon

No one at school knows that Kelsey, Becca, and Leo are secretly friends. They have nothing in common--until they rescue three kitt...ens and form a club to help animals through volunteering, spying, and solving mysteries. In the first book of this series, Kelsey helps catch a runaway zorse (horse + zebra) with the help of another girl from school named Becca. The two are walking home when they happen upon a litter of kittens trapped in a dumpster and Leo Polanski is the only person around who can help get them out. The three unlikely friends decide to work together to help solve animal crimes with their secret club! Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
$4.99 at Amazon

The Aldens enjoy playing their favorite computer game, Ringmaster. They get a chance to "test out" Ringmaster II before it's relea...sed to the public. But strange things happen when they begin to play the game. Read More

Albert Whitman & Company
$13.99 at Amazon

It is time for the Mermaid Bay Spring Ball and the friends are busy creating stunning outfits to wear. All they need to complete t...heir fabulous looks are their jewels stored in a special chest. But now the chest is gone! Melody thinks the Sea Dragon has stolen it and decides to confront him. Read More

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