George and Martha

Houghton Mifflin Company HO-9780395166192 - Kids are sure to want to read more about this hippo pair, George and Martha. Seira wilson, " "the mirror, " "the flying machine, " "the tub, Amazon EditorTwo lovable hippos teach the meaning of friendship in five separate vignettes: "Split Pea Soup, " "The Tooth. ". Five short stories in a picture book format are perfect for beginning readers.





One Proud Penny

Roaring Brook Press - The big story of the small but important penny is fascinating and fun for young readers who are interested in non-fiction. Seira wilson, zinc and copper as we find out narrator travels everywhere from New York City to Portland, Amazon EditorWho knew the life of a penny could be so exciting? Born in 1983, Oregon, our copper well, to Puerto Rico describing in colorful detail his many adventures along the way.

Randy siegel's quirky, informative text mixed with Serge Bloch's spare but exuberant illustrations which make use of real pennies make this book a must-have for lovers of American history or just a good story. A neal porter Book Roaring Brook Press.





The Teacher's Pet

Disney-Hyperion - Roaring Brook Press. Stricter blinded by love for the pet, the students must step up and take matters into their own heroic hands. The class chooses Bruno, the smallest of the bunch. Kids with experience in the classroom will get a laugh out of this picture book about a teacher's pet that gets out of control, and it's the kids who must save the day.

Stricter tells his students they can keep just one. Soon, he's grown into a giant, classroom-wrecking creature: he eats desks, he farts for show-and-tell, and he sneezes slime all over everything! With Mr. This hilarious tale by debut picture book author Anica Mrose Rissi, brilliantly illustrated by Zachariah OHora, will keep kids giggling page after page as the class comes together to solve one BIG problem.

The Teacher's Pet - Simple enough text for beginning readers to practice, and clever plot twists to engage those in early grade school. Seira wilson, amazon EditorWhen their class tadpoles are big enough, Mr. But bruno doesn't stay that way for long.





The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins Classic Seuss

Random House Books for Young Readers - Seuss features a foil cover and color-enhanced illustrations! as topical today as when it was first published in 1938, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins is the story of a young peasant the same as in Bartholomew and the Oobleck—a Caldecott Honor Award-winner, and his unjust treatment at the hands of King Derwin.

Seuss's earliest and lesser known works, it is nevertheless totally seussian and addresses subjects that we know the good doctor was passionate about throughout his life: the abuse of power as in Yertle the Turtle and Horton Hears a Who; rivalry as in The Sneetches; and of course, zany good humor as in The Cat in the Hat and the 43 other books he wrote and illustrated! Roaring Brook Press.

The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins Classic Seuss - An exemplary tale for reading together or for new readers to explore on their own. Seira wilson, amazon EditorThis classic treatise on bullying by Dr. While the 500 Hats is one of Dr. Random house Books for Young Readers. First published in 1938, this Dr. Seuss classic about a boy and his many hats includes a timeless lesson on bullying.





Flight of the Phoenix Nathanial Fludd, Beastologist Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist

HMH Books for Young Readers - Random house Books for Young Readers. With his parents lost at sea, he lands on the doorstep of a distant cousin; the world's last remaining beastologist. Roaring Brook Press. When disaster strikes, Nate quickly finds himself all alone. Will he be able to see the phoenix safely hatched, keep his accidental pet gremlin out of trouble, and rescue his guardian from the Bedouin? If he fails, nothing will stand between the world's mythical creatures and extinction.

Too bad nate's not the sort of boy who enjoys adventure. Yet. The first book of a entertaining series that takes readers beyond chapter books and into a longer story of adventure, mythology, and self-reliance with young explorer Nathanial Fludd. Seira wilson, amazon EditorNathaniel Fludd's life has taken a turn for the worst.

Flight of the Phoenix Nathanial Fludd, Beastologist Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist - Soon nate is whisked off on his first expedition, to Arabia, where the world's only phoenix prepares to lay its new egg.





Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo The World of William Joyce

Atheneum Books for Young Readers - The kind who enjoys playing the trumpet and tossing around a baseball. Roaring Brook Press. Morris Lessmore. The lazardo family has brought back a peculiar souvenir from their trip to Africa - a dinosaur! Ah, but Bob is the friendly sort of dinosaur. Bob is an instant neighborhood hit - until his love of chasing cars with his dog pals stirs up trouble with the police for disturbing the peace.

But it's the pimlico pirates' opening game and Bob's love of baseball might just be his get-out-of-jail-free card. Extraordinary illustrations round out a story that is fun to share, but complex enough for beginning readers to enjoy on their own. Seira wilson, Amazon Editor. A family brings a most unusual souvenir home after vacation in this classic picture book from the brilliant mind that brought you The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr.

Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo The World of William Joyce - Random house Books for Young Readers. Atheneum. A modern classic about an unusual souvenir-turned-pet.





The Only Thing Worse Than Witches

Dial Books - The closest he can get to a witchy experience is sitting in class with his awful teacher Mrs. She’s determined to help Rupert stand up to dreadful Mrs. This is a lighthearted fantasy of friendship, witches, and humor that is reminiscent of Roald Dahl's novels. He dreams of broomstick tours and souvenir potions, but Rupert’s mother forbids him from even looking at that part of town.

With a hankering for lollipops and the magical aptitude of a toad, she needs all the help she can get to pass her exams and become a full-fledged witch. So when he sees an ad to become a witch’s apprentice, Rupert simply can’t resist applying. But witchling Two isn’t exactly what Rupert expected. A great entry into fantasy for early middle grade readers.

The Only Thing Worse Than Witches - Seira wilson, amazon editorroald dahl meets Eva Ibbotson in this hilarious middle grade debut perfect for reading aloudRupert Campbell is fascinated by the witches who live nearby. Frabbleknacker too, but the witchling's magic will be as useful as a clump of seaweed unless Rupert can figure out a way to help her improve her spellcasting—and fast! Roaring Brook Press.

Frabbleknacker, during, who smells like bellybutton lint and forbids Rupert’s classmates from talking to each other before, and after class. Atheneum. Random house Books for Young Readers.





Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing: Anniversary Edition

Dutton Books for Young Readers - Way too long! how can he get his parents to pay attention to him for a change?"It is a pleasure to watch a talented author like Judy Blume consistently create books that reflect a remarkable ability for combining humor with a perceptive insight into a child’s world. Publishers Weekly Roaring Brook Press.

Atheneum. Peter has put up with Fudge for too long. There are some universal truths about having a little brother and Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing still captures a kid's point of view with the same accuracy and humor as when it was originally published decades ago. Seira wilson, amazon editorlife with his little brother, Fudge, makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing.

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing: Anniversary Edition - He’s an almost three-year-old terror who gets away with everything, and Peter’s had it up to here!When Fudge walks off with Dribble, Peter’s pet turtle, it’s the last straw. Random house Books for Young Readers. Whether fudge is throwing a temper tantrum in a shoe store, smearing mashed potatoes on the walls at Hamburger Heaven, or trying to fly, he’s never far from trouble.





Firebird

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - Putnam Publishing Group. A powerful picture book for independent readers or an excellent choice for reading together. Seira wilson, amazon editorin her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached.

. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird. Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, striking illustrations that are some of Caldecott Honoree Christopher Myers's best work, makes Firebird perfect for aspiring ballerinas everywhere.

Firebird - Winner of multiple awards, Firebird is stunningly beautiful and inspiring. The text is a dialogue of encouragement from renowned American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland to an aspiring young ballerina struggling with self-doubt. Atheneum. Random house Books for Young Readers. Roaring Brook Press.





The Camping Trip that Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks

Dial Books FBA-|282113 - Newly independent readers interested in exploring nonfiction will enjoy this engaging combination of text and illustration. Seira wilson, amazon editorcaldecott medalist Mordicai Gerstein captures the majestic redwoods of Yosemite in this little-known but important story from our nation's history. Roaring Brook Press.

Atheneum. In 1903, president theodore Roosevelt joined naturalist John Muir on a trip to Yosemite. Random house Books for Young Readers. A fascinating and little-known slice of history about the creation of our national parks. Camping by themselves in the uncharted woods, the two men saw sights and held discussions that would ultimately lead to the establishment of our National Parks.

The Camping Trip that Changed America: Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, and Our National Parks - Putnam Publishing Group.





Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon

Random House Books for Young Readers - Osborne's combination of adventure, magic, and history will soon have readers asking for more books in the series. Seira wilson, Amazon Editor. The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, Annie, easy-to-use numbering system! Meet Jack and Annie! Jack and his younger sister, are just regular kids.

Atheneum. The first four books in mary pope Osborne's wildly popular Magic Treehouse series, packaged in a box set that's perfect for advancing readers. Did you know that there’s a magic tree house book for every kid? magic tree house: adventures with jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.

Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon - Com! roaring Brook Press. Every visit to the magic tree house leads to adventure!   books in this set include: Dinosaurs Before Dark #1, Mummies in the Morning #3, The Knight at Dawn #2, and Pirates Past Noon #4. Putnam Publishing Group. Random house Books for Young Readers. Jack and annie are whisked back in time to the Age of Dinosaurs, ancient pyramids, a medieval castle, and treasure-seeking pirates.

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