Sandpiper Just Grace Goes Green

Things you learn in this book: 1). Sometimes it is o.k. to be sneaky if you dont get caught. 2). How to do flashlight morse code. 3). What happened at school that was exciting: nothing. 4) How it feels to walk into your class after going to... the principals office! 5) Many other things, most importantly, how to convince your parents to MAYBE let you get a dog. A real one, not one made of cardboard. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/18/2009Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 6 and UpAuthor: Charise Mericle HarperPublisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 7.4in length x 5in width x 0.5in height Weight: 5.59oz. A fun new boy has just moved in next door to Grace?s best friend, Mimi. When Grace has to go away on a family trip during school, she is terrified that when she comes back Mimi will be best friends with Max instead! After her trip, not only does it seem her fear has come true, but Mimi is even friends with the disgusting Sammy. Now Just Grace has to team up with two other Graces in her third-grade class for a school project, including the Big Meanie. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/16/2009Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 6 and UpAuthor: Charise Mericle HarperPublisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 7.4in length x 5in width x 0.4in height Weight: 5.59oz. Grace can do a lot of things...but can she save the planet Or at the very least, can she help her best friend Mimi get her favorite stuffed animal backbr> Lots of exciting things are happening to Grace and her friends. Most exciting of all, Mimis older cousin Gwen is coming to stay with Mimi, and Miss Loiss class is GOING GREEN! For their green project, Grace and Mimi aim to inspire their friends and classmates to conserve plastic bottles. But a far more important issue is that Gwen has taken a strong liking to Mimis favorite stuffed toy, Willoughby. Just Grace uses her empathy superpower to figure out ways to make her best friend feel better, and she makes a difference for the environment too. Yard sales, toy owls, decorated plastic water bottles, flaming onion rings, and a very entrepreneurial Sammy Stringer make this another winning entry in the JUST GRACE series. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/17/2009 Pages: 192 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Charise Mericle Harper Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 7.59in length x 5in width x 0.6in height Weight: 5.59oz. Fresh, innovative, and loaded with laugh-out-loud wit and humor, Just Grace is a series that stands out from the pack, just like Grace herself. Author Charise Harper weaves together distinctive, quirky illustrations and vibrant characters in fast-paced stories that capture familiar school and family situations that every young girl can relate to in a truly authentic voice. Artist, comedian, animal-lover, environmentalist, cook, sister, good friend ?Grace is the quintessential 3rd grader? just a little bit? different. In this eighth addition to the series?Grace has major problems. Her neighbor is getting married and she has to get over her disappointment at not being chosen for a flower girl, not to mention figure out what to give as a wedding present! But with a touch of girl power, Grace musters up a fantastic idea that takes a lot of planning and a little help from all of her friends; her dog, Mr. Scruffers; and Crinkles the cat. Will her plan go off without a hitch on wedding day? Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/8/2012Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 6 and UpAuthor: Charise Mericle HarperPublisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Dimensions: 1in length x 6in width x 8.5in height Weight: 10.56 oz After reading this new book about Just Grace you will know how to . . .1. turn your favorite potato chips into a tasty chipwich. 2. draw and fold up your very own zine, which is a cool little book made from only one piece of paper. 3. look for and use the special powers of the wish chip.This book will not help you know how to . . .1. do fancy hairstyles for your cat. 2. Read More

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Think of all the rocks there are: the skipping rocks, the splashing rocks, and the chalk rocks. Whether the found treasures are cl...imbing rocks or wishing rocks, children can't help collecting them. With joyful text and luminous photographs, If You Find a Rock celebrates rocks everywhere--as well as the mysterious and wonderful places they are found. and#149;Features 18 hand-tinted photographic illustrations and#149;Junior Library Guild SelectionBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/6/2000Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

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Fox wants to go to the moon. Mole does not--at least not until he hears about the huge worms waiting up there for him to eat. So t...he two of them set off on their adventure, with a little help from a rope of grass and their friends the birds. The bilingual text and bold art showcase Lois Ehlert at her captivating best.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2003Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

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If youand#8217;re sleepy in the jungleAnd you wish to find a pillow, Take a friendly word of warning:DO NOT USE AN ARMADILLO!Cover...ing everything from centipedes to whales, from swinging on swings to ice-skating in winter, from eating applesauce to celebrating birthdays, the delightful poems in this extensive collection convey the experiences of childhood with a fresh timelessness.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2006Pages: 68Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Read More

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An ode to muddy hands and feet, brown earth, and new grass Simple text and exuberant illustrations will make children and their gr...own-up friends want to sink their feet into gooey, gloppy, mucky, magnificent mud.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2001Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

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Whenand#160;Mr. Putter eats twenty-one pineapple jelly rolls,and#160;he ends up with a grumbling tummy. Worse, he canand#8217;t sl...eep! A midnight stargazing stroll with Tabby seems to beand#160;just the cureand#151;but could it be that Mr. Putter and Tabby aren't the only ones still wide awake?and#160;Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2008Pages: 44Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Read More

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This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. ...and#147;The stylized representations of flower species are labeled throughout, allowing young children to get an idea of how each flower type contributes to the rainbow effect.and#8221;--BooklistBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/11/1988Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

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This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. ...and#147;The stylized representations of flower species are labeled throughout, allowing young children to get an idea of how each flower type contributes to the rainbow effect.and#8221;--BooklistBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/11/1988Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

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The author and artist Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture boo...k The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest (1990). One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. While he sleeps, the forestand#8217;s residents, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, whisper in his ear about the importance of trees and how and#8220;all living things depend on one anotherand#8221; . . . and it works. Cherryand#8217;s lovingly rendered colored pencil and watercolor drawings of all the and#8220;wondrous and rare animalsand#8221; evoke the lush rain forests, and the stunning endpapers feature world maps bordered by tree porcupines, emerald tree boas, and dozens more fascinating creatures. Awards: IRA Teacherand#8217;s Choice (1991), ABAand#8217;s Pick of the Lists, Reading Rainbow Review Book, NSTA-CBC Outstanding Trade Book for ChildrenBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/13/2000Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Read More

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