Childrens books

Lucky Leaf

Lucky Leaf

By Kevin O'Malley
Rating 2.95
Pages 32

For any kid who has heard Get outside and play, and for any parent who has said it. I can't believe Mom made me stop my video game to get some fresh air. Stupid outside. At least the guys are here. Their moms made them come outside, too. That shouldn't be...
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The Sky Is Falling

The Sky Is Falling

By Kit Pearson
Rating 4.16

It is the summer of 1940, and all of England fears an invasion by Hitler’s army. Norah lies in bed listening to the anxious voices of her parents downstairs. Then Norah is told that she and her brother, Gavin, are being sent to Canada. The voyage across the ocean is exciting, but at the end of...
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Imagining the Universe

Imagining the Universe

By Edward Packard
Rating 4.29

Using startling images instead of mind-numbing math (or astronomical terms that leave us dumbfounded), Imagining the Universe allows readers to visualize space and time as never before. As the book progresses, the words and pictures take readers to the farthest reaches of outerspace and into the...
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Mountain Survival

Mountain Survival

By Edward Packard
Rating 3.59

Book by Packard, Edward
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Aliens Ate My Homework

Aliens Ate My Homework

By Bruce Coville
Rating 3.82

It's the weirdest alien invasion ever! I cannot tell a lie, says Rod Allbright. And it's the truth. Ask him a question, and he's bound to give you an honest answer. Which is why when his teacher asks what happened to last night's math assignment, Rod has to give the only answer he can: Aliens...
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Hope for the Flowers

Hope for the Flowers

By Trina Paulus
Rating 4.33

This classic story is celebrating its 40th anniversary beginning in September of 2012. Hope for the Flowers is an inspiring allegory about the realization of one's true destiny as told through the lives of caterpillars Stripe and Yellow, who struggle to climb to the top before understanding that...
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Footsteps in the Snow: The Red River Diary of Isobel Scott

Footsteps in the Snow: The Red River Diary of Isobel Scott

By Carol Matas
Rating 3.61
Pages 185

Isobel thinks that she and her family will find their fortune in Canada. But Isobel's mother dies before they even cross the ocean, and other misfortunes seem to follow their every step. Isobel's family and the other Selkirk Settlers find themselves caught in the fur-trading rivalry between the...
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Snowed in with Grandmother Silk

Snowed in with Grandmother Silk

By Carol Fenner
Rating 3.56
Pages 80

Ruddy's grandmother isn't much fun. She calls him Rudford, not Ruddy, and she doesn't like noise or games or television. When Ruddy's parents go on a cruise and leave him with Grandmother Silk, Ruddy knows it's going to be a loooong ten days. Then one night a snowstorm comes...
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Instead of Three Wishes: Magical Short Stories

Instead of Three Wishes: Magical Short Stories

By Megan Whalen Turner
Rating 3.74
Pages 134

A leprechaun is sighted in a small town in New Hampshire. An inner-city boy goes back in time to prehistoric Sweden. There's a ghost living on the highest level of a huge factory--but what she sees is her own house. This collection of stories by 1997 Newbery Honor-winner Megan Turner is utterly...
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The First Strawberries

The First Strawberries

By Joseph Bruchac
Rating 4.09
Pages 32

From an award-winning Native American storyteller comes this captivating re-telling of a Cherokee legend, which explains how strawberries came to be. Long ago, the first man and woman quarrelled. The woman left in anger, but the Sun sent tempting berries to Earth to slow the wife?s retreat....
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The Thief Lord

The Thief Lord

By Cornelia Funke
Rating 3.94
Pages 350

Do you sometimes wish you were grown-up? Venice. Autumn. Rich Aunt Esther wants only angelic orphan Boniface 5, not serious Prospero 12. She hires PI Victor Getz. Thief Lord Scipo brings loot, clothes, to runaways in abandoned theatre Stella. Hornet adds brothers to gang with tall...
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The Long Secret

The Long Secret

By Louise Fitzhugh
Rating 3.78
Pages 288

Harriet the Spy refuses to become ruffled when an unidentified person starts leaving disturbing notes all over the quiet little beach town of Water Mill. She’s determined to discover the author of the notes. And she drags her friend, mousy Beth Ellen, into all kinds of odd and embarrassing...
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The Merchant of Marvels: And the Peddler of Dreams

The Merchant of Marvels: And the Peddler of Dreams

By Frédéric Clément
Rating 4.33
Pages 64

What to give the person who has everything? This is the dilemma of Frederick Knick-Knack, who surely must have, somewhere in his bags and boxes, his chests and cases, his collection of collections, the ideal gift for his friend Alice. Published in France to considerable acclaim in 1997, and...
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Our Church and Our Children

Our Church and Our Children

By Sophie Koulomzin
Rating 3.75
Pages 200

This book is a re-release of a classic by a distinguished Orthodox Christian religious educator and a foundational read for Christian parents and educators. Koulomzin, who taught Religious Education at St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary from 1954 to 1973, writes as a laywoman, teacher,...
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Loon Lake

Loon Lake

By Jonathan London
Rating 3.75
Pages 36

As father and daughter set up a lakeside campsite, somewhere across the water they hear the wild call of the loon. Later, paddling quietly across the starlit surface, they meet many lake dwellers but not elusive Loon. Finally Loon appears and in return for their patience and respect for his...
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Darling Cheri

Darling Cheri

By Walter Minus
Rating 2.9
Pages 32

A stunning and sensuous storybook about love. Darling Cheri is the sensually illustrated story of a young career woman who awakens one morning to not only the light of an early dawn but also to the realization that love has left her current relationship. Immediately she begins penning a...
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Megan's Book of Divorce aka Megan's Two Houses

Megan's Book of Divorce aka Megan's Two Houses

By Erica Jong
Rating 3.78
Pages 64

Based on bestselling author Erica Jong's own family experiences, Megan's Two Horses is a charming story that deals with the complicated issues of separation, divorce, and remarriage, as seen from the eyes of her eight-year-olddaughter. Parents alike will better understand the difficulties and...
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The Chinese Book Of Animal Powers

The Chinese Book Of Animal Powers

By Chungliang Al Huang
Rating 3.36
Pages 32

What are the Chinese Animal Powers? Chungliang Al Huang, celebrated author, artist, teacher, and dancer, reveals the energy and fun of a 2,500-year-old Chinese tradition in this exquisite picture book for all ages. Legend tells us that the Lord Buddha summoned the animals to hear of their power...
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Mrs. McBloom, Clean Up Your Classroom!

Mrs. McBloom, Clean Up Your Classroom!

By Kelly DiPucchio
Rating 4.18
Pages 32

They say that a little mess is a sign of genius, and if this is the case, kids in Room Five are being led by a teacher with the intellectual caliber of Einstein. Her accumulation of instructional materials have inspired twenty two janitors to grumble, Mrs. McBroom, clean up your classroom! And...
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Over In The Grasslands

Over In The Grasslands

By Anna Wilson
Rating 3.45

Over in the Grasslands is a brightly colored appealing picture book that shows groups of African baby animals (warthogs, rhinos, lions, etc.) frolicking with their mothers. After a child and caregiver have read the rhyme and counted the animals, the last two pages of the book offer a quick...
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Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories

Zlateh the Goat and Other Stories

By Isaac Bashevis Singer
Rating 3.92

‘[A] delightful and distinguished book [of seven tales] from middle European folklore [by the winner of the 1978 Nobel Prize for Literature].’ —BL. 1967 Newbery Honor Book Notable Children's Books of 1940–1970 (ALA) 1966 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book) Best of the...
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Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Care

Raising Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Guide to Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Baby Care

By Alan Greene
Rating 3.66
Pages 306

In this illustrated and easy-to-use guide, noted pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene, a leading voice of the green baby movement, advises parents how to make healthy green choices for pregnancy, childbirth, and baby care--from feeding your baby the best food available to using medicines wisely....
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The Lost Lake

The Lost Lake

By Allen Say
Rating 3.7
Pages 32

Luke and his father, who is disgusted by the tourists surrounding the once secluded lake of his childhood, hike deeper into the wilderness to find a lost lake of their own. Say's watercolor paintings, embracing the many moods of the natural world, . . . really command attention. Readers will...
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A Secret In The Garden

A Secret In The Garden

By James Mayhew
Rating 3.74
Pages 32

A beautiful, deluxe peek-through picture book inspired by the classic story, THE SECRET GARDEN, by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It's a hot day and sitting outside is a girl who has just finished reading her favorite book, THE SECRET GARDEN. As she is about to fall asleep, a bird flies...
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Play Time

Play Time

By Anthony Lewis
Rating 4.0

These signing guides introduce signs for a variety of everyday activities, from getting up in the morning to going to the park. Make signing a natural part of your everyday communication.
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Rabble Rousers: Twenty American Women Who Made a Difference: Twenty American Women Who Made a Difference

Rabble Rousers: Twenty American Women Who Made a Difference: Twenty American Women Who Made a Difference

By Cheryl Harness
Rating 4.03
Pages 64

Just in time for Women's History Month, here are short, spirited profiles of twenty women who impacted life in America by speaking out against injustice and fighting for social improvements. The folksy, friendly narrative introduces such fascinating figures as Sojourner Truth, abolitionist...
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Dear Willie Rudd

Dear Willie Rudd

By Libba Moore Gray
Rating 4.17
Pages 40

Fifty years have passed since Miss Elizabeth was a girl, but she still remembers Willie Rudd, the black housekeeper who helped raise her. She remembers the feel of sitting in Willie Rudd's lap while the housekeeper sang to her. And she remembers how Willie Rudd scrubbed the floor on her hands...
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The Boy Who Ran With The Gazelles

The Boy Who Ran With The Gazelles

By Marianna Mayer
Rating 4.11
Pages 32

Based on true occurrences of children raised by and living with wild animals, this riveting tale will inspire reader to think about the remarkable generosity of animals. Full color.
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Ribsy

Ribsy

By Beverly Cleary
Rating 3.86
Pages 192

Separated from his owner, Henry Huggins, in a shopping center parking lot, an ordinary city dog begins a string of bewildering adventures.
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Ali, Child Of The Desert

Ali, Child Of The Desert

By Jonathan London
Rating 3.66

Captures the dramatic beauty and danger of the SaharaSeated atop his camel, All felt the desert roll beneath him. Three days' ride ahead lay the Moroccan market town of Rissani, at the edge of the Great Sahara, where Ali and his father would sell their camels. But suddenly, out of nowhere, the...
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The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World

The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World

By E.L. Konigsburg
Rating 3.36

Amedeo Kaplan dreams of discovering something, some treasure no one realizes is there until he finds it. And he would like to discover a true friend to share this with. Improbably, he finds the friend in aloof, edgy William Wilcox. And even more improbably, he finds his treasure among...
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The Princess And The Wizard

The Princess And The Wizard

By Julia Donaldson
Rating 3.9
Pages 32

'The princess may try seven times to escape. By changing her colour and changing her shape.' But, each time Princess Eliza changes - into a blue fish, a yellow chick, a red fox or a black cat - the wicked wizard finds her and sets her another horrible task. Will this plucky princess be able to...
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Boshblobberbosh: Runcible Poems For Edward Lear

Boshblobberbosh: Runcible Poems For Edward Lear

By J. Patrick Lewis
Rating 4.25

An illustrated collection of fifteen exuberant poems about the famous children's poet Edward Lear. Bosh means nonsense and Edward Lear is the greatest bosh creator of all time. These rollicking lyrics carry on Lear's tradition of frolic and fancy with delightful make-believe words. Gary Kelley's...
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Signs for Me: Basic Sign Vocabulary for Children, Parents & Teachers

Signs for Me: Basic Sign Vocabulary for Children, Parents & Teachers

By Ben Bahan
Rating 4.22
Pages 112

Teaches American Sign Language to children with more than 300 essential signs, their English equivalents, and a picture “translation.” Provides a multidimensional sign language vocabulary for preschool and elementary school children. The authors introduce common household items, animals, family,...
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Secret Life of Owen Skye

Secret Life of Owen Skye

By Alan Cumyn
Rating 3.83

Three brothers find fun - and puppy love -in this wise, witty novel for young readers. Owen Skye lives in a small village with his brothers Andy and Leonard, their parents, and their weird Uncle Lorne. The Skye boys have a knack for turning innocent events into full-blown escapades. An argument...
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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

By Judith Kerr
Rating 3.91
Pages 191

Nine-year-old Anna was too busy with schoolwork and friends in 1933 to take much notice of Adolf Hitler's rise to power in her native Germany. But when her father is suddenly, unaccountably missing, and her family flees Berlin in secrecy, Anna is forced to learn the skills needed to be a refugee...
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Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, Vol. 1

Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, Vol. 1

By W. Haden Blackman
Rating 3.72

On the night-world of Nivek, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker must first overcome the limitations of fighting in the dark before they can take on the dreaded Shadowmen! Meanwhile, Jedi Masters Mace Windu and Saesee Tiin discover that push can come to shove when using the Force to fight...
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Goose on the Loose

Goose on the Loose

By Phil Roxbee Cox
Rating 3.78

-- For beginner readers - phonics-based text is cleverly blended with a funny story -- Includes phonics guide for parents...and some pages have fold-out flaps
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Frog on a Log

Frog on a Log

By Phil Roxbee Cox
Rating 3.66
Pages 10

Usborne phonics readers are now available as simplified board book editions with flaps. Now even very young children can enjoy these delightful stories, and be amused by Stephen Cartwright's wonderful pictures. 10 pages, 6 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in.
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Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists

Girls Who Looked Under Rocks: The Lives of Six Pioneering Naturalists

By Jeannine Atkins
Rating 4.21
Pages 63

The six women portrayed in this book -- Maria Merian (b.1647), Anna Comstock (b.1854), Frances Hamerstrom (b.1907), Rachel Carson (b.1907), Miriam Rothschild (b.1908) and Jane Goodall (b.1934) -- all grew up to become award-winning scientists, writers and artists, as comfortable with a pen as...
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Where The Wild Things Are

Where The Wild Things Are

By Maurice Sendak
Rating 4.22
Pages 37

When Max puts on his wolf suit and makes mischief, his mother calls him 'Wild Thing' and sends him to bed without any supper. Alone in his room, Max enters a magical world and sets sail across the sea to the place where the wild things are. The wild things roar their terrible roars and gnash...
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The Golden Name Day

The Golden Name Day

By Jennie D. Lindquist
Rating 4.18
Pages 247

While nine-year-old Nancy is staying with her adopted Swedish grandparents for a year, everyone tries to figure out how she can celebrate a name day since her name isn't Swedish.
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Worlds Afire

Worlds Afire

By Paul B. Janeczko
Rating 3.98
Pages 112

Riveting. . . . A memorable historical fiction selection, similar in intensity to Karen Hesse’s OUT OF THE DUST and WITNESS. -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review) One summer afternoon in 1944, hundreds of circus lovers crowded under the big top in Hartford, waiting for the show to...
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Johnny Tremain

Johnny Tremain

By Esther Forbes
Rating 3.61

This story of a tragically injured young silversmith who ends up hip-deep in the American Revolution is inspiring, exciting, and sad. Winner of the prestigious Newbery Award in 1944, Esther Forbes's story has lasted these 50-plus years by including adventure, loss, courage, and history in a...
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I'll Take You To Mrs Cole!

I'll Take You To Mrs Cole!

By Nigel Gray
Rating 4.0
Pages 32

Whenever he is naughty, a young boy's mother threatens him with Mrs Cole, who appears to be a disreputable character living nearby in total chaos. One day he runs away from home and finds himself outside Mrs Cole's house. She invites him in and he discovers that Mrs Cole's noisy, kindly house is...
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Megan's Two Houses

Megan's Two Houses

By Erica Jong
Rating 3.78

Based on bestselling author Erica Jong's own family experiences, Megan's Two Horses is a charming story that deals with the complicated issues of separation, divorce, and remarriage, as seen from the eyes of her eight-year-olddaughter. Parents alike will better understand the difficulties and...
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Look at the Animals

Look at the Animals

By Peter Linenthal
Rating 3.84
Pages 18

Birds sing, zebras run, and whales spout in this delightful follow-up to Look Look!, which has sold nearly 50,000 copies. Bold, black-and-white illustrations offer the clean shapes and strong contrasts best suited to young babies’ developing minds.The warm, simple text makes this a perfect first...
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Chicks and Salsa

Chicks and Salsa

By Aaron Reynolds
Rating 4.01
Pages 32

What happens at Nuthatcher Farm when the chickens get tired of the same old chicken feed? The rooster hatches a plan! With a pinch of genius, a dash of resourcefulness, and a little pilfering from the farmer's garden, the chickens whip up a scrumptious snack of chips and salsa. When the rest of...
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Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be

Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be

By Charlotte Foltz Jones
Rating 4.03
Pages 96

Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Mistakes That Worked offers forty of these unusual tales, along with hilarious...
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Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown

Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown

By Paula Danziger
Rating 3.89

Amber Brown is excited to be starting second grade - and a little nervous. She's worried that the new teacher might not be as nice as she hopes. Plus, Hannah Burton is going to be in her class, and Amber knows Hannah can be mean. But on the way to school with her best friend Justin, Amber...
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Tomás Rivera

Tomás Rivera

By Jane Medina
Rating 3.38
Pages 24

Tomás Rivera wants to tell stories, just like his grandpa. But first he needs to visit a very special place where he can get lots of good ideas--the library. The text is based on a true story.
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Can You Sue Your Parents for Malpractice?

Can You Sue Your Parents for Malpractice?

By Paula Danziger
Rating 3.74
Pages 160

Lauren Allen's life is the pits. Bobby Taylor's just jilted her. Her ninth-grade teachers are demerit-crazy. And she has to share her bedroom with messy younger sister who wants to be a stand-up comic, while her older sister seems to get everything she wants. Between her parents, her two...
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Coming Home

Coming Home

By Veda Boyd Jones
Rating 3.79

History comes alive for eight-to-twelve year olds in this close-up, fun-to-read, multi-generational story of a fictional family spanning three centuries of actual historical events. God's hand is seen at work in people's lives and in the events that shaped our nation.
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The House Book

The House Book

By Keith DuQuette
Rating 3.29
Pages 32

From-wall to wall and ceiling to floor, a house is made of many parts. Now, in page after page of beautifully detailed artwork, young readers can take a tour through a house, stopping in every room and examining all the features. Then they can venture outside to find how all sorts of houses make...
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It's a Fair Day, Amber Brown

It's a Fair Day, Amber Brown

By Paula Danziger
Rating 3.81
Pages 32

Amber Brown is ready for a perfect day at the fair with her family and best friend, Justin. She's got it all planned... hot dogs, candy floss and wonderful rides. The fair is just as much fun as she hopes it will be, until her mum and dad fall out. And then, for Amber Brown, the perfect...
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The Secret Garden (Classics)

The Secret Garden (Classics)

By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Rating 4.11

When the orphan Mary Lennox comes to live at Misselthwaite Manor, she finds it filled with gloom and mystery. Her uncle is sad and silent, there are strange cries in the night and there are tales of a hidden secret garden which Mary is determined to find and unlock.
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The Pistachio Prescription (Piccolo Books)

The Pistachio Prescription (Piccolo Books)

By Paula Danziger
Rating 3.93

A high school freshperson attempts to rise above such inconveniences of life as her older sister, parents, and school
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What a Trip, Amber Brown

What a Trip, Amber Brown

By Paula Danziger
Rating 3.8
Pages 48

Best friends Amber Brown and Justin Daniels are taking a vacation together! There’s just one problem—Justin’s little brother, Danny. He always wants to tag along. Can Amber find a way to make Danny go away so she can have Justin all to herself?
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Snailmail No More: A Novel By E Mail

Snailmail No More: A Novel By E Mail

By Paula Danziger
Rating 3.77

Tara*Starr and Elizabeth finally have e-mail and they are sooooooo excited. After a year of snail mail following Tara*Starr's move to Ohio (chronicled in P.S. Longer Letter Later ), the long-distance friends are ready for the more immediate gratification of e-mail. Eighth grade turns...
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The Anybodies

The Anybodies

By N.E. Bode
Rating 3.97

The Anybodies Fern discovers that she was swapped at birth and leaves her tragically dull parents for an unforgettable adventure with her true father, the Bone. Just who are the Anybodies? You'll have to read to find out! Narrated by the hilariously intrusive N. E. Bode, The Anybodies is...
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Wolf of Gubbio

Wolf of Gubbio

By Michael Bedard
Rating 4.18
Pages 23

p>At night we lay in bed and listened to the howl of the wolf on the hill. In sleep, we saw his shadow slink along the moonlit wall as the great beast circled the town.No one in Gubbio is safe from the monstrous wolf that stalks them. The townsfolk, armed with pitchforks, travel in groups and...
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A Girl of the Limberlost

A Girl of the Limberlost

By Gene Stratton-Porter
Rating 4.13
Pages 384

Wounded by her embittered mother's lack of sympathy, Elnora finds comfort in the nearby Limberlost Swamp. A wonderful story and a book to treasure.
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Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be

Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be

By Charlotte Foltz Jones
Rating 4.03

Grade 4-6-- For those readers who feel as though they've yet to accomplish anything in life, these discoveries will come as a great relief. None of the inventions described in these pages were planned; in fact, some of the inventors had no idea they'd stumbled on something useful until years...
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The Anybodies

The Anybodies

By N.E. Bode
Rating 3.97

The Anybodies Fern discovers that she was swapped at birth and leaves her tragically dull parents for an unforgettable adventure with her true father, the Bone. Just who are the Anybodies? You'll have to read to find out! Narrated by the hilariously intrusive N. E. Bode, The Anybodies is...
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Remember Me To Harold Square

Remember Me To Harold Square

By Paula Danziger
Rating 3.88

When Frank spends the summer with Kendra and her family in their New York City apartment, a friendship develops as the two teenagers set off on a scavenger hunt exploring the city's museums, restaurants, and other landmarks.
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The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth

By Norton Juster
Rating 4.22
Pages 255

Illustrated in black-and-white. This ingenious fantasy centers around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with a watchdog named Tock, Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and begins a memorable journey. He meets such...
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Mr. Putter & Tabby Catch the Cold

Mr. Putter & Tabby Catch the Cold

By Cynthia Rylant
Rating 4.26
Pages 44

Even though Tabby tries to keep him warm, Mr. Putter catches a cold in this cozy addition to the series.
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The Gift Horse

The Gift Horse

By Sheila Hayes
Rating 3.9
Pages 160

To both wealthy Andrea and Fran, daughter of a cook, the carousel horse symbolizes their budding and unusual friendship.
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The Mirror of Fire and Dreaming

The Mirror of Fire and Dreaming

By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Rating 3.98
Pages 336

Set in contemporary India as well as that of several hundred years in the past, The Mirror of Fire and Dreaming continues the adventures of Anand and his efforts to become a fully fledged member of The Brotherhood of the Conch. This time Anand's journey takes him back to Moghul times, as he...
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Freedom River

Freedom River

By Doreen Rappaport
Rating 4.03

A family escapes to freedom along the Underground Railroad in this strikinglybeautiful picture book (School Library Journal), based on a true story.
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The Moon Of The Monarch Butterflies

The Moon Of The Monarch Butterflies

By Jean Craighead George
Rating 3.81
Pages 48

Describes a female Monarch butterfly's solitary flight from Arkansas to Michigan as she lays the eggs that will hatch and repeat her life cycle.
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The Westing Game

The Westing Game

By Ellen Raskin
Rating 4.03
Pages 235

The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance.
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Invasion of the Mind Swappers from Asteroid 6

Invasion of the Mind Swappers from Asteroid 6

By James Howe
Rating 3.84
Pages 88

In his new book, Howie the wire-haired dachshund writes all about how the Mind Swappers from Asteroid 6 invade Earth and how he and his friend Delilah save the day.
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Hannah Waters and the Daughter of Johann Sebastian Bach

Hannah Waters and the Daughter of Johann Sebastian Bach

By Barbara Kathleen Nickel
Rating 3.87
Pages 176

An unforgettable tale of two lonely girls, born centuries apart, who change each other's lives Winner of the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize Governor General's Literary Award Nominee A CLA Honour Book of the Year for Children Catharina Bach sings only for...
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A Lot of Otters

A Lot of Otters

By Barbara Helen Berger
Rating 3.79
Pages 32

Mother Moon is looking for her moonlet. She calls and calls, but the moonlet doesn't answer. She cries and cries, and with every tear that falls, a star drops into the sea, where a young boy floats in a small brown box amidst a family of frolicking otters. Soon the otters are rubbing starlight...
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Good Night, Little Grover (Sesame Street Toddler Book)

Good Night, Little Grover (Sesame Street Toddler Book)

By Norman Gorbaty
Rating 3.7

When the sun goes down, Little Grover puts all his toys away, brushes his teeth and snuggles down to dreamland.
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A Very First Poetry Book

A Very First Poetry Book

By John L. Foster
Rating 4.57
Pages 128

Poems deal with grown-ups, parents, crayons, friendship, play, television, monsters, baths, bedtime, food, and animals.
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The Rain Catchers

The Rain Catchers

By Jean Thesman
Rating 3.97
Pages 192

Beyond YesterdayEvery story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end. That's the way it is at grandmother's house where tea is served each day at four and tales of death and divorce, illness and abandonment are shared by grandmother's circle of friends. The women watch over one another and...
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Lady Daisy

Lady Daisy

By Dick King-Smith
Rating 4.09

A special relationship beautifully unfolds between 10-year-old Ned, a child of the computer age, and Lady Daisy, a Victorian doll. Listeners...will be captivated by Nigel Lambert's, stunning reading... -- Booklist
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