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<p>Thirty familiar signs fill the pages of this handsome book, inviting the youngest child to come closer and take another look! T...ana Hoban's classic and acclaimed photographic books for preschoolers encourage pre-readers to discover the shapes, letters, words, symbols, and patterns in the world all around them. A wonderful choice for car trips! "Right on target."?<em>ALA</em> <em>Booklist</em></p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards</p> Read More

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<p>In the third easy-to-read book about Penny the mouse, written by Caldecott Medalist and bestselling author Kevin Henkes, Penny ...finds a beautiful marble on her neighbor's lawn and must decide whether or not to keep it. With age-appropriate vocabulary, compelling characters, and a memorable storyline, <em>Penny and her Marble</em> is just right for beginning readers and was named a 2014 Geisel Honor book by the American Library Association. This annual award, given to the most distinguished books for beginning readers, is named for the world-renowned children's author Theodor Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss. </p><p>Kevin Henkes is known for his mouse characters, including Lilly, Owen, Chrysanthemum, Wemberly, and now Penny! In <em>Penny and her Marble</em>, the third book in the Penny series, Penny finds a marble on Mrs. Goodwin's yard and takes it home. But does the marble really belong to Penny? Kevin Henkes is a master at creating beautifully illustrated books that resonate with young children. The Penny books are new classics for beginning readers and will appeal to fans of Frog and Toad, Little Bear, and Henry and Mudge.</p> Read More

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$6.64 at Amazon

A is for seed, B is for eggs, C is for milk -- what's going on here? The seed is tomorrows Apple, the eggs are tomorrows Birds, t...he milk is tomorrows Cheese! Explore a wonderful world of possibility with an imaginative alphabet puzzle that encouraged young readers to look beyond the obvious.<p> Read More

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<p>A series of simple questions directs young readers to determine the differences between seemingly similar objects, encouraging ...them to develop powers of observation, discrimination, and visual analysis. There's plenty of opportunity to practice counting, too (but that's just the beginning!). With eye-catching, bold illustrations by a two-time Caldecott Honor-Book recipient.</p> Read More

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<p>Can four friends save the secret zoo?</p><p>Noah, Megan, Richie, and Ella are the Action Scouts: friends whose tree house overl...ooks the Clarksville City Zoo. When they discover a magical world hidden within the zoo, they are swept away on an adventure in which penguins can fly, a mysterious figure lurks in the shadows, and the scouts are enlisted to help Mr. Darby, who is in charge of the Secret Zoo.</p><p>But will the scouts be able to fight against the dangerous sasquatches who have escaped the zoo and threaten their town? There's only one way to find out!</p> Read More

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$15.29 at Amazon

<p>Noah, Megan, Richie, and Ella are the Action Scouts; friends whose tree house overlooks the Clarksville City Zoo. When they dis...cover a magical world hidden within the zoo, they are swept away on an adventure in which penguins can fly, a mysterious figure lurks in the shadows, and the scouts are enlisted to help Mr. Darby, who is in charge of the Secret Zoo.</p><p>But will the scouts be able to fight against the dangerous sasquatches who have escaped the zoo and threaten their town? There?s only one way to find out if the four friends training as Crossers can help save the Secret Zoo.</p> Read More

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<p>A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in the new picture book by the <em>New York Times</em>?bes...tselling creator of <em>My Heart Is Like a Zoo</em> and <em>It's an Orange Aardvark!</em> Funny, insightful, and colorful, <em>Red: A Crayon's Story</em>, by Michael Hall, is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way. <em>Red</em> will appeal to fans of Lois Ehlert, Eric Carle, and <em>The Day the Crayons Quit</em>, and makes a great gift for readers of any age!</p><p>Red has a bright red label, but he is, in fact, blue. His teacher tries to help him be red (let's draw strawberries!), his mother tries to help him be red by sending him out on a playdate with a yellow classmate (go draw a nice orange!), and the scissors try to help him be red by snipping his label so that he has room to breathe. But Red is miserable. He just can't be red, no matter how hard he tries! Finally, a brand-new friend offers a brand-new perspective, and Red discovers what readers have known all along. He's blue! This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book about finding the courage to be true to your inner self can be read on multiple levels, and it offers something for everyone!</p> Read More

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$6.99 at Amazon

Here, in one book, are the days of the week, the months of the year, the four seasons, the basic colors, and an exciting counting ...adventure -- all conceived, staged, and presented by the incomparable Anita Lobel. You can savor each of the three stories separately or think of them as three acts in one play. However you do it, a standing ovation is guaranteed!<p>10 Best Illustrated Books of 2000 (NY Times Book Review)</p><p>01 Riverbank Review Magazine's Children's Books of Distinction Award Nominations</p> Read More

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All the color and action of liners, tankers, tugs, barges, ferryboats, and fireboats in a harbor are presented in this exciting vi...sual adventure. "Harbor is a picture book, and a great one at that. Every library will want it."--School Library Journal Read More

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<p>The nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illu...strator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal.</p><p>From one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today comes a memorable new character and a suspenseful adventure just right for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it? Well, no . . . and yes. What a night!</p><p>A brief text, large type, and luminescent pictures play second fiddle to the star of this classic picture book?brave, sweet and lucky Kitten! "Henkes's text, reminiscent of Margaret Wise Brown's work in the elemental words, rhythms, and appealing sounds, tells a warm, humorous story that's beautifully extended in his shimmering, gray-toned artwork."?<em>ALA Booklist</em></p><p>Winner of the Caldecott Medal, an ALA Notable Book, a <em>New York Times</em> Best Illustrated Book, and winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award</p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards</p> Read More

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<p>A leprechaun is sighted in small?town New Hampshire. A city boy becomes a hero in prehistoric Sweden. An elf prince tries to re...ward a girl who wishes he'd just leave her alone. In these and other delightful stories, magical adventure appears in the most unexpected places!</p><p> Instead of Three Wishes is a captivating collection of witty and sparkling fantasy stories from the Newbery Honor author of The Thief.</p><p> Ages 10+</p> Read More

Greenwillow Books
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<h5 align="center">Camp Out</h5><p>Amelia Bedelia has never been camping in the great outdoors before. She's trying her best to do... exactly as she's told, but pitching a tent is not the same as throwing it into the bushes, and catching a fish with your bare hands isn't easy. As usual, the mixed-up housekeeper makes this camping trip one hugely entertaining adventure.</p> Read More

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<p>Axel is a little truck with big, big wheels who loves speed and adventure. In <em>Axel the Truck: Beach Race</em> by J.D. Riley..., first in a series, Axel?s going to find out if he?s fast enough to win an off-road race by the ocean against some bigger trucks. The monster trucks zoom down the sand, but Axel has a great?and very loud!?engine and the heart of a winner.<br /> <br />Bright illustrations by Brandon Dorman bring the fun-loving, confident Axel to life.<br /> <br />Axel the Truck: Beach Race is an I Can Read book designed to introduce children to the exciting world of reading. It is perfect for reading aloud to a child, which is the first step in creating a great reader.</p> Read More

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$13.31 at Amazon

<p>Amelia Bedelia, America's favorite housekeeper, had a childhood full of surprises, mischief, and hilarious misunderstandings. I...n this illustrated chapter book adventure, just right for fans of Judy Moody and Ivy + Bean, young Amelia Bedelia piles into the family car and takes a road trip with her family. This is the third book in the Amelia Bedelia chapter book series and is just right for newly independent readers ready for a more challenging vocabulary and books with chapters.</p><p>Amelia Bedelia takes everything literally and that leads to all kinds of silly misunderstandings. Tripping over roads may not be your idea of fun, but for Amelia Bedelia a road trip is a true adventure! The best-selling and beloved housekeeper has been making readers laugh for more than fifty years. Amelia Bedelia has a warm and positive attitude and she has fun with language, vocabulary, and idioms. The Amelia Bedelia chapter books feature short, easy-to-read chapters, illustrations throughout, and Amelia Bedelia's can-do spirit. This is the third book in the chapter book series featuring the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper. The first book was called <em>Amelia Bedelia Means Business</em> and the second book was <em>Amelia Bedelia Unleashed</em>?and you don't have to read them in series order to enjoy them.</p> Read More

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<p>What would you do if your pet ant escaped from her ant farm? Would you follow her? Even if you had promised your mama to eat yo...ur pie, and drink your milk, and stay in your cozy burrow? </p><p>Scritch. </p><p>Scratch. </p><p>Scritch.</p><p>Alfred digs. And digs. And digs. Where is Itty Bitty? And what will happen when Alfred ?nds her? </p><p>In this tour de force of a picture book, Lindsay Barrett George introduces an aardvark (or two), an ant (a troublemaker, really), and an adventure that takes place in a dictionary. Where? A dictionary.</p><p>Read on! </p> Read More

Greenwillow Books
$13.81 at Amazon

<p>A stand-alone novel of magic and adventure by the renowned fantasy author Diana Wynne Jones, who also wrote <em>Howl's Moving C...astle</em> and the Chrestomanci books. Almost finished upon her death in 2011, the manuscript was completed by Diana's sister Ursula Jones, an acclaimed novelist and actress. <em>Publishers Weekly</em> called <em>The Islands of Chaldea</em> "a story to cherish" in their starred review.</p><p>Aileen comes from a long line of magic makers, and her aunt Beck is the most powerful magician on Skarr. But Aileen's magic has yet to reveal itself, even though she is old enough and it should have by now. When Aileen is sent over the sea on a mission for the King, she worries that she'll be useless and in the way. A powerful talking cat changes all of that?and with every obstacle Aileen faces, she becomes stronger and more confident, until her magic blooms. This stand-alone novel, by the beloved and acclaimed author of such classic fantasy novels as <em>Howl's Moving Castle</em> and the Chrestomanci books, will be welcomed by fans old and new. "Jones's imaginative vigor is unabated in this last, picaresque novel; her deft, fluid style and penchant for precise, characterful description are amply present," proclaimed <em>The Horn Book</em>. </p> Read More

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<p>For almost fifty years, children have been reading about the hilarious adventures of Amelia Bedelia, the housekeeper so literal...-minded she puts sponges in her sponge cake. Now, in a series of bestselling picture books, kids can discover what Amelia Bedelia was like when she was a little girl in elementary school.<br /> <br />In <em>Amelia Bedelia?s First Field Trip</em>, a picture book with exuberant, brightly colored illustrations, Amelia Bedelia is going on a field trip with her class. She expects to see, well, a field. To her delight, she and her classmates arrive at a working farm!<br /> <br />Amelia has a great time, although mishaps and misunderstandings are unavoidable. Her confusion over a green thumb, runner beans, and ponytails will give readers the giggles.</p> Read More

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<p>Amelia Bedelia, America's favorite housekeeper, had a childhood full of surprises, mischief, and hilarious misunderstandings. I...n this illustrated chapter book adventure, just right for fans of Judy Moody and Ivy + Bean, young Amelia Bedelia and her friends build a zoo in the backyard (complete with stuffed animals and attractions) and offer safari adventures to the entire neighborhood. This is the fourth book in the nationally bestselling Amelia Bedelia chapter book series, and it is just right for newly independent readers ready for a more challenging vocabulary and books with chapters.</p><p>Amelia Bedelia takes everything literally, and that leads to all kinds of silly misunderstandings. The bestselling and beloved housekeeper has been making readers laugh for more than fifty years. Amelia Bedelia has a warm and positive attitude, and she has fun with language, vocabulary, and idioms. The Amelia Bedelia chapter books feature short, easy-to-read chapters, illustrations throughout, and Amelia Bedelia's can-do spirit. This is the fourth book in the chapter book series featuring the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper. The first book is called <em>Amelia Bedelia Means Business</em>, the second book is <em>Amelia Bedelia Unleashed</em>, and the third book is called <em>Amelia Bedelia Road Trip!</em>?and you don't have to read them in series order to enjoy them.</p> Read More

Greenwillow Books
$9.18 at Amazon

<p>A stand-alone novel of magic and adventure by the renowned fantasy author Diana Wynne Jones, who also wrote <em>Howl's Moving C...astle</em> and the Chrestomanci books. Almost finished upon her death in 2011, the manuscript was completed by Diana's sister Ursula Jones, an acclaimed novelist and actress. <em>Publishers Weekly</em> called <em>The Islands of Chaldea</em> "a story to cherish" in their starred review.</p><p>Aileen comes from a long line of magic makers, and her aunt Beck is the most powerful magician on Skarr. But Aileen's magic has yet to reveal itself, even though she is old enough and it should have by now. When Aileen is sent over the sea on a mission for the King, she worries that she'll be useless and in the way. A powerful talking cat changes all of that?and with every obstacle Aileen faces, she becomes stronger and more confident, until her magic blooms. This stand-alone novel, by the beloved and acclaimed author of such classic fantasy novels as <em>Howl's Moving Castle</em> and the Chrestomanci books, will be welcomed by fans old and new. "Jones's imaginative vigor is unabated in this last, picaresque novel; her deft, fluid style and penchant for precise, characterful description are amply present," proclaimed <em>The Horn Book</em>. </p> Read More

Greenwillow Books
$4.99 at Amazon

<p>Amelia Bedelia, America's favorite housekeeper, had a childhood full of surprises, mischief, and hilarious misunderstandings. I...n this illustrated chapter book adventure, just right for fans of Judy Moody and Ivy + Bean, young Amelia Bedelia and her friends build a zoo in the backyard (complete with stuffed animals and attractions) and offer safari adventures to the entire neighborhood. This is the fourth book in the nationally bestselling Amelia Bedelia chapter book series, and it is just right for newly independent readers ready for a more challenging vocabulary and books with chapters.</p><p>Amelia Bedelia takes everything literally, and that leads to all kinds of silly misunderstandings. The bestselling and beloved housekeeper has been making readers laugh for more than fifty years. Amelia Bedelia has a warm and positive attitude, and she has fun with language, vocabulary, and idioms. The Amelia Bedelia chapter books feature short, easy-to-read chapters, illustrations throughout, and Amelia Bedelia's can-do spirit. This is the fourth book in the chapter book series featuring the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper. The first book is called <em>Amelia Bedelia Means Business</em>, the second book is <em>Amelia Bedelia Unleashed</em>, and the third book is called <em>Amelia Bedelia Road Trip!</em>?and you don't have to read them in series order to enjoy them.</p> Read More

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$13.75 at Amazon

<p>The nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illu...strator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal.</p><p>From one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today comes a memorable new character and a suspenseful adventure just right for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it? Well, no . . . and yes. What a night!</p><p>A brief text, large type, and luminescent pictures play second fiddle to the star of this classic picture book?brave, sweet and lucky Kitten! "Henkes's text, reminiscent of Margaret Wise Brown's work in the elemental words, rhythms, and appealing sounds, tells a warm, humorous story that's beautifully extended in his shimmering, gray-toned artwork."?<em>ALA Booklist</em> </p><p>Winner of the Caldecott Medal, an ALA Notable Book, a <em>New York Times</em> Best Illustrated Book, and winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award</p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards</p> Read More

Greenwillow Books
$11.24 at Amazon

<p>A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in the new picture book by the <em>New York Times</em>?bes...tselling creator of <em>My Heart Is Like a Zoo</em> and <em>It's an Orange Aardvark!</em> Funny, insightful, and colorful, <em>Red: A Crayon's Story</em>, by Michael Hall, is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way. <em>Red</em> will appeal to fans of Lois Ehlert, Eric Carle, and <em>The Day the Crayons Quit</em>, and makes a great gift for readers of any age!</p><p>Red has a bright red label, but he is, in fact, blue. His teacher tries to help him be red (let's draw strawberries!), his mother tries to help him be red by sending him out on a playdate with a yellow classmate (go draw a nice orange!), and the scissors try to help him be red by snipping his label so that he has room to breathe. But Red is miserable. He just can't be red, no matter how hard he tries! Finally, a brand-new friend offers a brand-new perspective, and Red discovers what readers have known all along. He's blue! This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book about finding the courage to be true to your inner self can be read on multiple levels, and it offers something for everyone!</p> Read More

Greenwillow Books
$16.37 at Amazon

<blockquote><p>For nearly half a century, Amelia Bedelia has been turning ordinary tasks into extraordinary fun.</p></blockquote><...p>Amelia Bedelia draws the drapes with a pencil and sketchpad. She makes sponge cake with a real sponge. </p><p>She recruits a train conductor to lead an orchestra. And when she's driving toward a fork in the road, she's also on the lookout for a spoon.</p><p>You can count on the well-meaning Amelia Bedelia to take things to hilariously literal extremes. But you can also count on her putting her heart and friendship into everything she does?and always having a scrumptious cake or pie ready to share at the end of a long day.</p><p>This book includes four of Amelia Bedelia's most beloved adventures; a CD to listen to while you read; and recipes, games, and more. </p> Read More

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<p><em>Truck</em> is written and illustrated by the celebrated creator of <em>Freight Train</em>, <em>Bigmama's</em>, <em>School B...us</em>, and many other classic and award-winning picture books for young children. Truck was named a Caldecott Honor Book by the American Library Association and was also named an ALA Notable Book for Children. It is an ideal book to share with preschoolers, both at home and in the classroom?especially those who love books about transportation! </p><p>In this wordless picture book, a large, bright red trailer truck packed with tricycles moves through pages of fog, truck stops, and crowded highways. "Beautifully executed and appealing."?<em>School Library Journal</em> </p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards </p> Read More

Greenwillow Books
$6.99 at Amazon

<p>The fourth book in the action-packed and highly imaginative The Secret Zoo series, about a group of middle school friends who d...iscover a hidden zoo in their very own neighborhood! The zoo's archenemy, the evil DeGraff, is closing in for the first time since he was driven out of the Secret Zoo.</p><p>On Halloween night, Noah and his friends must battle terrifying sasquatches that have attacked their own elementary school. Little do they know the sasquatches are a trap! When DeGraff captures three of Noah's friends, can the kids ally with their rivals in order to save every person and animal in the zoo?all while dodging the town's police? An entertaining and fast-moving series that's perfect for reluctant readers and will appeal to fans of Dan Gutman, Michael Buckley, and Andrew Clements. <em>School Library Journal</em> said, "Fans of fantasy, animal fiction, and adventure will enjoy this fast-moving story."</p> Read More

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$13.67 at Amazon

<p>Amelia Bedelia is all boxed up?literally! This boxed set includes the first four books in the bestselling Amelia Bedelia Chapte...r Book series: <em>Amelia Bedelia Means Business</em>, <em>Amelia Bedelia Unleashed</em>, <em>Amelia Bedelia Road Trip!</em> and <em>Amelia Bedelia Goes Wild!</em> A sticker sheet with 60 exclusive Amelia Bedelia stickers is also included. The Amelia Bedelia books have sold more than 35 million copies.</p><p>Short, fast-paced chapters, tons of friends and funny situations, and black-and-white illustrations by Lynne Avril on every page make the Amelia Bedelia chapter books an ideal choice for readers of the Ivy + Bean, Magic Tree House, and Judy Moody books. Each book features a guide to the idioms introduced in the story. A sticker sheet with 60 exclusive Amelia Bedelia stickers is also included in the box. The Amelia Bedelia chapter book boxed set makes a great gift and a wonderful way to introduce newly independent readers to a favorite character!</p> Read More

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<p>In the third easy-to-read book about Penny the mouse, written by Caldecott Medalist and bestselling author Kevin Henkes, Penny ...finds a beautiful marble on her neighbor's lawn and must decide whether or not to keep it. With age-appropriate vocabulary, compelling characters, and a memorable storyline, <em>Penny and her Marble</em> is just right for beginning readers and was named a 2014 Geisel Honor book by the American Library Association. This annual award, given to the most distinguished books for beginning readers, is named for the world-renowned children's author Theodor Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss. </p><p>Kevin Henkes is known for his mouse characters, including Lilly, Owen, Chrysanthemum, Wemberly, and now Penny! In <em>Penny and her Marble</em>, the third book in the Penny series, Penny finds a marble on Mrs. Goodwin's yard and takes it home. But does the marble really belong to Penny? Kevin Henkes is a master at creating beautifully illustrated books that resonate with young children. The Penny books are new classics for beginning readers and will appeal to fans of Frog and Toad, Little Bear, and Henry and Mudge.</p> Read More

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$13.81 at Amazon

<p>Beloved and bestselling poet Jack Prelutsky and <em>New York Times</em> Best Illustrated artist Carin Berger team up to create ...a new collection of silly, strange, and sensational animal poems! Told through couplets and visually arresting shadow boxes, dioramas, and cut-paper collage, <em>Stardines Swim High Across the Sky</em> evokes both natural history museums and wild and silly fantasy. "The zoology may be suspect, but the laughs are guaranteed."?<em>Publishers Weekly</em></p><p>Sixteen extraordinary imagined creatures inhabit the pages of this unique, inspired, humorous picture book ideal for sharing together, and for reading again and again. Jack Prelutsky reinvents many familiar and beloved animals by combining inanimate objects with them (so, for example, a pair of pants and an anteater become a <em>panteater</em>). Carin Berger's illustrations are showstoppers. Her shadow boxes and dioramas utilize vintage type, ephemera, and such elements as ribbon, cards, buttons, and wood and bring the animals to life. Read it aloud, read it together: this is a catalog of effervescent silliness and will undoubtedly inspire young poets and artists alike. "The total effect is both whimsical and fascinating, with rich language in the poems and unexpected objects in the pictures to return to over and over again.'?<em>The Horn Book</em> </p><p>Supports the Common Core State Standards </p> Read More

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$6.25 at Amazon

The hero of the classic Whose Mouse Are You? runs away from home when he decides his family doesn't love him. Luckily, he doesn't ...run farther than the nearest telephone booth. "Wonderful...resonates with emotions deeply felt by young children."--Publishers Weekly. Read More

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$6.76 at Amazon

<p>The national bestseller about a curious rabbit is now available in a sturdy board book edition, just right for little hands, Ea...ster baskets, and welcoming spring. Caldecott Medalist and <em>New York Times</em>?bestselling author Kevin Henkes's glorious story stars a rambunctious and adventurous little white rabbit who discovers, in the end, that a mother's love is constant and true. Little white rabbit hops along, exploring and wondering. What would it be like to be as tall as a tree? Or as still as a rock? Or green, like the bright spring world around him? It's wonderful to wonder about many things and exciting to explore the world?but true happiness is knowing where you belong and who loves you best of all. Bright greens, yellows, pinks, and purples?the welcome colors of spring?dance across the pages of this pitch-perfect and critically acclaimed book for very young children. This board book by award-winning author Kevin Henkes is a wonderful choice for Easter baskets, as a gift for a new baby, for reading before bedtime, or for sharing anytime.</p> Read More

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$11.63 at Amazon

Matt loves fire trucks, and one morning when he wakes up, he is a fire truck--right down to his hoses, hooks, and ladders! His whe...els and sirens couldn't be handier for performing many important duties around the house, especially rescuing teetering teddy bears or precariously placed pets. And a gatefold spread of Matt's fully loaded rig will have happy young viewers counting from one to ten--over and over again--in this fun-filled ode to the classic red fire truck by Caldecott Honor-winning Peter Sis. Read More

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$13.81 at Amazon

<p>Open this book to any page to begin your exploration. Here are poems about things that you may never have thought about before.... You'll be introduced to jellyfish stew, a bouncing mouse, a ridiculous dog, and a boneless chicken. You'll learn why you shouldn't argue with a shark, eat a dinosaur, or have an alligator for a pet. You'll meet the world's worst singer and the greatest video game player in history. You'll even find an invitation to a dragon's birthday party....Your friends are invited too.</p>Over 100 hilarious poems about strange creatures and people--from jellyfish stew to a bouncing mouse, and a boneless chicken. "The illustrations bring the frivolity to a fever pitch."--School Library Journal. Index. Read More

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$10.71 at Amazon

<p>The fifth book in the fast-paced and imaginative series about four adventurous friends and the secret world hidden in their loc...al zoo. Ella, Noah, Richie, and Megan are in trouble?and so is the Secret Zoo! A captivating series for tween readers praised as "action packed and breathless" by <em>Publishers Weekly</em>, and "a fast-paced mix of mystery and fantasy" by <em>School Library Journal</em>.</p><p>The Secret Zoo is an incredible world hidden beneath the regular Clarksville Zoo, where animals and humans peacefully coexist as equals. It is full of marvels. But even in the Secret Zoo, there are dangers . . . and forbidden places. When the scouts' friends are held in the off-limits sector?a never-ending maze of aquariums?Noah, Megan, Richie, and Ella must be at their most courageous. This page-turning mystery and adventure is perfect for reluctant readers!</p> Read More

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$15.47 at Amazon

<p>I spy with my little eye . . . a yellow circle, an orange orange, two blue eyes staring right back at me!</p><p>The whole famil...y will delight in exploring fine art through these fourteen glorious paintings, ranging from ancient to contemporary, their artists hailing from all around the globe. Each time you look at one of the colorful canvases in this book?or in a museum?you're sure to discover another delightful and surprising detail.</p><p>What a wonderful way to foster a love of art in the youngest of children and to instill an appreciation for close observation and attention to detail. </p><p>What do <em>you</em> spy?</p> Read More

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$14.85 at Amazon

<p>The fourth book in the action-packed and highly imaginative The Secret Zoo series, about a group of middle school friends who d...iscover a hidden zoo in their very own neighborhood! The zoo's archenemy, the evil DeGraff, is closing in for the first time since he was driven out of the Secret Zoo.</p><p>On Halloween night, Noah and his friends must battle terrifying sasquatches that have attacked their own elementary school. Little do they know the sasquatches are a trap! When DeGraff captures three of Noah's friends, can the kids ally with their rivals in order to save every person and animal in the zoo?all while dodging the town's police? An entertaining and fast-moving series that's perfect for reluctant readers and will appeal to fans of Dan Gutman, Michael Buckley, and Andrew Clements. <em>School Library Journal</em> said, "Fans of fantasy, animal fiction, and adventure will enjoy this fast-moving story."</p> Read More

Greenwillow Books
$6.99 at Amazon

<p>"I can steal anything." So declares Gen, the hero of the Newbery Honor Book <em>The Thief</em>?an exciting adventure fantasy se...t in a mythical land rich with intrigue. Gen's bragging lands him in prison . . . but then the king's magus needs the thief's skill for a near-impossible task: to steal a priceless magical jewel from a faraway land. "In addition to its charismatic hero, this story possesses one of the most valuable treasures of all?a twinkling jewel of a surprise ending," wrote <em>Publishers Weekly</em> in a starred review.</p><p>The first of six planned books set in Gen's world, <em>The Thief</em> was an ALA Best Book of the Year as well as a Newbery Honor Book. <em>School Library Journal</em> said, "YAs who like snide, quick-tempered, softhearted heroes will love Gen," and <em>Kirkus Reviews</em> called it "an uplifting book, a literary journey that enriches both its characters and readers." </p><p>Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts</p> Read More

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<p ALIGN="left">Each of the fourteen magnificent paintings in this book contains a different shape for you to find. Some are easy ...to spot, and others are more challenging. But take a closer look -- after you think you've found them all, there are even more shapes to look at and discover.</p><p ALIGN="left">I Spy Shapes in Art features a remarkable variety of artists from around the world, including Georgia O'Keeffe, Henri Matisse, and M.C. Escher. This picture book pairs a classic game with timeless art, making it the perfect way to introduce fine art to children.</p> Read More

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<p>The fifth book in the fast-paced and imaginative series about four adventurous friends and the secret world hidden in their loc...al zoo. Ella, Noah, Richie, and Megan are in trouble?and so is the Secret Zoo! A captivating series for tween readers praised as "action packed and breathless" by <em>Publishers Weekly</em>, and "a fast-paced mix of mystery and fantasy" by <em>School Library Journal</em>.</p><p>The Secret Zoo is an incredible world hidden beneath the regular Clarksville Zoo, where animals and humans peacefully coexist as equals. It is full of marvels. But even in the Secret Zoo, there are dangers . . . and forbidden places. When the scouts' friends are held in the off-limits sector?a never-ending maze of aquariums?Noah, Megan, Richie, and Ella must be at their most courageous. This page-turning mystery and adventure is perfect for reluctant readers!</p> Read More

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<blockquote><p>Now it's the dark's turn to be afraid </p></blockquote><p>The Spook and his apprentice, Thomas Ward, deal with the ...dark. Together they rid the county of witches, ghosts, and boggarts. But now there's some unfinished business to attend to in Priestown. Deep in the catacombs of the cathedral lurks a creature the Spook has never been able to defeat; a force so evil that the whole county is in danger of being corrupted by its powers. The Bane!</p><p>As Thomas and the Spook prepare for the battle of their lives, it becomes clear that the Bane isn't their only enemy. The Quisitor has arrived, searching for those who meddle with the dark so he can imprison them?or worse.</p><p>Can Thomas defeat the Bane on his own? Is his friend Alice guilty of witchcraft? And will the Spook be able to escape the Quisitor's clutches?</p> Read More

Greenwillow Books
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<p>The sixth and final book in the animal fantasy series The Six Crowns, of which <em>Booklist</em> said, "Evokes elements of both... Redwall and Lord of the Rings." The adventuring hedgehog Trundle Boldoak and energetic Princess Esmeralda must find the final legendary crown in their quest to save their lands!</p><p>Five of the six lost Badger crowns have been found. Only one is left?the Crown of Stone. But legend has it this crown is on an island long forgotten. Will Trundle and his swashbuckling companions be able to find it on their trusty ship? With dangerous pirates hot on their trail, Trundle and his friends must set sail to an island that might not even exist. An entertaining?and funny!?tween adventure with lively black-and-white illustrations throughout. <em>School Library Journal</em> called the Six Crowns an "action-packed page-turner . . . that even reluctant fantasy readers will embrace." </p> Read More

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<p>"I can steal anything." So declares Gen, the hero of the Newbery Honor Book <em>The Thief</em>?an exciting adventure fantasy se...t in a mythical land rich with intrigue. Gen's bragging lands him in prison . . . but then the king's magus needs the thief's skill for a near-impossible task: to steal a priceless magical jewel from a faraway land. "In addition to its charismatic hero, this story possesses one of the most valuable treasures of all?a twinkling jewel of a surprise ending," wrote <em>Publishers Weekly</em> in a starred review.</p><p>The first of six planned books set in Gen's world, <em>The Thief</em> was an ALA Best Book of the Year as well as a Newbery Honor Book. <em>School Library Journal</em> said, "YAs who like snide, quick-tempered, softhearted heroes will love Gen," and <em>Kirkus Reviews</em> called it "an uplifting book, a literary journey that enriches both its characters and readers." </p><p>Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts</p> Read More

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<p>Amelia Bedelia, America's favorite housekeeper, had a childhood full of surprises, mischief, and hilarious misunderstandings. I...n this illustrated chapter book adventure, just right for fans of Judy Moody and Ivy + Bean, young Amelia Bedelia piles into the family car and takes a road trip with her family. This is the third book in the Amelia Bedelia chapter book series and is just right for newly independent readers ready for a more challenging vocabulary and books with chapters.</p><p>Amelia Bedelia takes everything literally and that leads to all kinds of silly misunderstandings. Tripping over roads may not be your idea of fun, but for Amelia Bedelia a road trip is a true adventure! The best-selling and beloved housekeeper has been making readers laugh for more than fifty years. Amelia Bedelia has a warm and positive attitude and she has fun with language, vocabulary, and idioms. The Amelia Bedelia chapter books feature short, easy-to-read chapters, illustrations throughout, and Amelia Bedelia's can-do spirit. This is the third book in the chapter book series featuring the childhood of America's favorite housekeeper. The first book was called <em>Amelia Bedelia Means Business</em> and the second book was <em>Amelia Bedelia Unleashed</em>?and you don't have to read them in series order to enjoy them.</p> Read More

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<p>There once was<br />a boy,<br />a rabbit,<br />a magic seed,<br />and a book.</p><p>The boy, who was bored,<br />went looking f...or something to do.<br />The rabbit, who was curious,<br />explored until he was lost.<br />The seed was thirsty,<br />but soon it grew and grew and grew.</p><p>And the book?<br />You are holding it in your hands.<br />Turn the pages!<br />It will make you<br />so happy.</p> Read More

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<p>Kevin Henkes's acclaimed national bestseller about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk was awarded the Caldecott Medal and w...as a <em>New York Times</em> Best Illustrated Book. This sturdy board book edition is perfect for little hands!</p><p><em>Kitten's First Full Moon</em> is an acclaimed modern classic, from one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today. This memorable character and her suspenseful adventure are just right for the very youngest child. It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it? Well, no . . . and yes. What a night!</p><p>A concise story, large type, and luminescent pictures play second fiddle to the true star of this book: a brave young kitten who sets out into the world on a quest that leaves her bruised, bewildered, and hungry, but that ultimately leads her back home, where something special is waiting just for her. This perfectly sized board book edition introduces Kitten to a new generation of the youngest readers. Winner of the Caldecott Medal, an ALA Notable Book, a <em>New York Times</em> Best Illustrated Book, and winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award</p><p>Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts</p> Read More

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When you're in the world of Jack Prelutsky, anything can happen. Ogres run wild, dragons sing, and baby uggs hatch. . . . Frogs we...ar red suspenders in a rainstorm of pigs and noodles. . . . Scranimals gallivant under a pizza the size of the sun. . . . Even the new kid on the block can see that the nation's first Children's Poet Laureate is something big. So, what are you waiting for? Let your parents think you're sleeping, and ride a purple pelican to a land where imagination is king, ridiculous rhymes rule, and laughing out loud is guaranteed! These are Jack Prelutsky's greatest hits! This magnificent treasury of more than one hundred of Jack Prelutsky's most celebrated verses, along with fifteen all-new poems, is a tribute to his gifts to children's literature over the past forty years. Lushly illustrated by rising star Brandon Dorman and featuring a CD with classic performances by the poet himself, it is the perfect volume for any poetry lover's bookshelf. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/14/2008Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

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She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved h...er name. And then she started school. "I'm named after my grandmother," said Victoria. "You're named after a flower." Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn't improve. In fact, it got worse. Then the students were introduced to their music teacher, Mrs. Twinkle. Mrs. Delphinium Twinkle. And suddenly, Chrysanthemum blossomed....Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/20/1996Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Greenwillow Books
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In Amelia Bedelia Goes Wild!, the fourth book in the new chapter book series, young Amelia Bedelia and her friends build a zoo in ...the backyard (complete with stuffed animals and attractions) and offer safari adventures to the entire neighborhood. Full of fun, family, fiascos, and friends, the Amelia Bedelia chapter books are just right for readers who love Ivy + Bean and Judy Moody.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/25/2014Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

Greenwillow Books
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It's never too early to look and talk together! Perfect for babies from birth to age two! This accordion style foldout book is... sturdy enough to stand by itself, and it is just the right size for little hands. Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 1/2/2007Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

Greenwillow Books
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In Amelia Bedelia Goes Wild!, the fourth book in the new chapter book series, young Amelia Bedelia and her friends build a zoo in ...the backyard (complete with stuffed animals and attractions) and offer safari adventures to the entire neighborhood. Full of fun, family, fiascos, and friends, the Amelia Bedelia chapter books are just right for readers who love Ivy + Bean and Judy Moody. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/25/2014Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

Greenwillow Books
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If she could find four perfect pebbles of almost exactly the same size and shape, it meant that her family would remain whole. Mam...a and papa and she and Albert would survive Bergen-Belsen. The four of them might even survive the Nazis' attempt to destroy every last Jew in Europe.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/3/1999Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Read More

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