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- The storybook knight
Ordered by his parents to tame a dragon, a gentle knight who prefers reading to fighting arms himself with a book.
Examines the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of various species of wolves.
- Isabella, girl in charge : just how big can a little girl dream?
Isabella, a purple-haired girl, imagines she is a variety of women who were first in their political offices as she and her family prepare to attend a presidential inauguration.
- The demigod files
Details three of Percy Jackson's adventures, as he battles all kinds of mythological monsters in the modern world, and also features interviews with Connor, Travis, Clarisse, Annabeth, Grover, and Percy; a map of Camp-Blood; and more.
- Octopus escapes again
"Whether searching for its next meal or avoiding becoming a meal, an octopus is an underwater master through color camouflage, or by spewing a cloud of obscuring ink, or by sacrificing a limb, or squeezing its boneless body into or through unlikely spaces. Includes resources and activities for teachers and parents"--Provided by publisher.
- Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the whatever cure
"Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle has left her Upside-Down House and the animals that live there in the care of her twenty-something niece, Missy. Luckily for the town's families, Missy Piggle-Wiggle is capable of concocting the same sort of inventive cures for bad behavior that made her aunt an indispensable community resource"--Provided by publisher.
- Tomás and the library lady
While helping his family in their work as migrant laborers far from their home, Tomás finds an entire world to explore in the books at the local public library.
- Can I eat that?
Food facts and questions both practical and playful encourage young readers to taste something new.
- Groovy Joe : ice cream & dinosaurs
Groovy Joe is a fun-loving dog with a tub full of ice cream--which he shares with his unexpected dinosaur guests.
- Click, clack, surprise!
Little Duck celebrates his first birthday with the other animals on the farm by copying their examples, from shearing off all his feathers to taking a mudbath, before enjoying Farmer Brown's yummy frosted maple cake.
- What pet should I get?
"What happens when a brother and sister visit a pet store to pick a pet? Naturally, they can't choose just one! The tale captures a classic childhood moment--choosing a pet--and uses it to illuminate a life lesson: that it is hard to make up your mind, but sometimes you just have to do it!" --
- Winnie : the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh
"When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear at a train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training during World War I. Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company's home town, and he brought her along to the military camp in England. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Before long, she became the regiment's much-loved mascot. But who could care for the bear when Harry went to battle? Harry found just the right place for Winnie--the London Zoo. There a boy named Christopher Robin played with Winnie--he could care for this bear too!"--Provided by publisher.
- Somewhere there is still a sun
When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.
- Roller girl
"A graphic novel adventure about a girl who discovers roller derby right as she and her best friend are growing apart"--Provided by publisher.
- Rufus the writer
Rather than a lemonade stand, Rufus sets up a story stand one summer and makes a series of trades with his friends--a story for a shell, for a kitten, for a surprise, and one more as a special birthday gift for his sister.
- The nest
"When wasps come to Steve in a dream offering to fix his sick baby brother, he thinks all he has to do is say yes. But yes may not mean what Steve thinks it means"--Provided by publisher.
- 20 fun facts about sharks
Presents twenty facts about sharks, covering their physical characteristics, senses, diet, and more.
- Welcome to Camp Nightmare
Camp Nightmoon slowly changes from a fun place to one of terror.
- Harry Potter and the deathly hallows
"The final adventure in J.K. Rowling's phenomenal, best-selling Harry Potter book series"--Provided by publisher.
- Horace the Horrible : a knight meets his match
The fearsome knight Horace tries to prove to his niece that he is as good as his brother, the King, while all she really wants is someone to help her stop missing her father.