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Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

Ellen Levine · Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom by a Jane Addams Peace Award-winning author and a Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist.Henry Brown doesn't know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves' birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that...
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How I Became a Pirate

Melinda Long · Harcourt, Inc.; First Edition edition
Pages: 44
Format: Audio CD

Pirates have green teeth - when they have any teeth at all. I know about pirates, because one day, when I was at the beach building a sand castle and minding my own business, a pirate ship sailed into view.
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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

Jon Scieszka · Viking
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

The entire book, with its unconventional page arrangement and eclectic, frenetic mix of text and picures, is a spoof on the art of book design and the art of the fairy tale. The individual tales, such as he Really Ugly Ducklingand ittle Red Running Shorts,can be extracted for telling aloud,...
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Rumpelstiltskin

Paul O Zelinsky · E.P. Dutton
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"Adult and child can delight together in the richness of color, gilt and detail...captured in such art. The story is palinly and gracefully told."--The New York Times Book Review"A lush and substantial offering." -- BOOKLIST
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 25th Anniversary Edition

Alvin Schwartz · HarperCollins; 1st edition
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

This spooky addition to Alvin Schwartzs popular books on American folklore is filled with tales of eerie horror and dark revenge that will make you jump with fright. There is a story here for everyone -- skeletons with torn and tangled flesh who roam the earth a ghost who takes revenge...
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The New Kid on the Block

Jack Prelutsky

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,...

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Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings

Shel Silverstein · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

If you are a dreamer, come in,If you are a dreamer,A wisher, a liar,A hope-er, a pray-er,A magic bean buyer Come in for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silversteins world begins. Youll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there,...
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You Wouldn't Want to Be an Egyptian Mummy!: Disgusting Things You'd Rather Not Know

David Stewart

Do you think being a Roman galdiator seems glamorous? Does exploring the wild frontier as an American pioneer sound exciting? Think again! As you'll discover in this lively series, history definitely has a dark side. These revised titles include helpful new features -- along with
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Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes

Eleanor Coerr

Chizuko came to visit her friend Sadako in the hospital. She had a piece of gold paper that she had cut into a large square.



"Watch!" she said, and she folded the paper over and over, and it tumed into a beautiful crane.



"If a sick pers
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Ivy and Bean

Annie Barrows · Chronicle Books
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldnt be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hide, quick! Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other. Vibrant characters and lots...
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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Judy Blume · Dutton children's books
Pages: 128
Format: Book

Life with his little brother, Fudge, makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing. 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. He's an almost three-year-old...
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Beezus and Ramona

Beverly Cleary · HarperCollins; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

Having a little sister like four-year-old Ramona isn't always easy for Beezus Quimby. With a wild imagination, disregard for order, and an appetite for chaos, Ramona makes it hard for Beezus to be the responsible older sister she knows she ought to be…especially when Ramona threatens...
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The Mouse and the Motorcycle

Beverly Cleary · W. Morrow
Pages: 158
Format: Print book

In this imaginative adventure from Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary, a young mouse named Ralph is thrown into a world of excitement when a boy and his shiny toy motorcycle check into the Mountain View Inn.

When the ever-curious Ralph spots Keith's red toy motorcycle,...

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The Trouble with Chickens: A J.J. Tully Mystery

Doreen Cronin · Balzer + Bray
Format: Hardcover

J.J. Tully is a former search-and rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions saving lives. So hes not terribly impressed when two chicks named Dirt and Sugar who look like popcorn on legs and their chicken mom show up demanding his help to track...
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The Field Guide

Tony DiTerlizzi · Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

The Grace children discover the faerie world is closer than you think in this repackage of the first book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Spiderwick Chronicles.After finding a mysterious, handmade field guide in the attic of the ramshackle old mansion they've just moved into, Jared;...
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Stone Fox

John Reynolds Gardiner · Scholastic

There's just no stopping little Willy. Determined to keep their farm going -- and to give his ailing grandfather a reason to live -- the ten-year-old boy hitches his dog, Searchlight, to the plow and harvests the whole potato crop. Now little Willy needs five hundred dollars to pay off ten years'...
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My Weird School #1: Miss Daisy Is Crazy!

Dan Gutman · Scholastic
Pages: 83
Format: Paperback

With more than 6.5 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!For A.J. and the gang at Ella Mentry School, weirdness and fun are all part of the routine. In this first book in the outrageously funny series that has reached millions of readers around the world,...
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Just Grace

Charise Mericle Harper · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 137
Format: Hardcover

Grace loves cats. She also loves taking pictures of cats and drawing Not-So Super comics. She doesn't like Sammy Stringer, a boy in her class. She's got lots and lots of ideas, and when her neighbor's cat goes missing, Grace does her best to make Mrs. Luther feel less lonely. But as the mystery...
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Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery

Deborah Howe · Atheneum Books For Young Readers
Pages: 98
Format: Paperback

BEWARE THE HARE!
Is he or isn't he a vampire?

Before it's too late, Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth about the newest pet in the Monroe household -- a suspicious-looking bunny with unusual habits...and fangs!
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Captain Awesome Takes a Dive

Stan Kirby · Little Simon
Format: Paperback

It’s summertime in Sunnyview and Captain Awesome is headed to the pool in this all-new Captain Awesome adventure!It’s summertime in Sunnyview and Eugene McGillicudy is off to the pool for swimming lessons. It doesn’t take long for Eugene's superhero alter ego, Captain...
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Sarah, Plain and Tall

Patricia MacLachlan · Harper & Row
Pages: 58
Format: Hardcover

"Did Mama sing every day?" Caleb asks his sister Anna.

"Every-single-day," she answers. "Papa sang, too."

This Newbery Medal-winning book is the first of five books in Patricia MacLachlan's chapter book series about the Witting family. Set in the late...

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Judy Moody was in a mood. Not a good mood. A bad mood.

Megan McDonald · Candlewick Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The mercurial Judy Moody will delight any kid who's known a bad mood or a bad day - and managed to laugh anyway.

And, the winners of the Judy Moody All-About-Me Contest are announced! See the amazing winning and runner-up entries at http://www.fablevision.com/judymoody/winners_test.html...
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The Adventures of Captain Underpants

Dav Pilkey · Scholastic
Pages: 121
Format: Paperback

Fourth graders George Beard and Harold Hutchins are a couple of class clowns. The only thing they enjoy more than playing practical jokes is creating their own comic books. And together they've created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school: Captain Underpants!...
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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Barbara Robinson

Called one of America's favorite Christmas stories, and now a classic television movie, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever has been a favorite of young readers the world over since 1972. Funny, memorable, and outrageous, it is the story of a family of incorrigible children who di

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Sideways Stories from Wayside School

Louis Sachar · Morrow Junior Books
Pages: 124
Format: Print book

Lois Sachar, best-selling author of the Wayside School series, knows how to make kids laugh. And there are laughs galore in this popular book, now available again in hardcover. Meet Mrs. Gorf, the teacher who turns the students in Wayside School into apples.
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The Night Fairy

Laura Amy Schlitz · Candlewick; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From 2008 Newbery Medalist Laura Amy Schlitz comes an exhilarating new adventure - and a thoroughly original fairy who is a true force of nature.What would happen to a fairy if she lost her wings and could no longer fly? Flory, a young night fairy no taller than an acorn and still becoming...
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Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic
Pages: 116
Format: Paperback

Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids 7-10 will loveWho Is Geronimo Stilton?That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales...
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I Survived #2: I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916

Lauren Tarshis · Scholastic, ©2010.
Pages: 87
Format: eBook

Based on true events! It's the summer of 1916 and the Jersey shore is being terrorized by a Great White shark. Can 10-year-old Chet and his friends survive a swim in the local creek?In the summer of 1916, ten year-old Chet Roscow is captivated by the local news: a Great White shark...
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Dragonbreath

Ursula Vernon · Dial Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

It's not easy for Danny Dragonbreath to be the sole mythical creature in a school for reptiles and amphibians?especially because he can't breathe fire like other dragons (as the school bully loves to remind him) . But having a unique family comes in handy sometimes, like when his sea-serpent...
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The Boxcar Children

L. Kate Deal · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 158
Format: Library Binding

The Aldens begin their adventure by making a home in a boxcar. Their goal is to stay together, and in the process they find a grandfather.
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Charlotte's Web Collector's Edition

E B White
Format: Hardcover

Beloved by generations, Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little are two of the most cherished stories of all time. Now, for the first time ever, these treasured classics are available in lavish new collectors' editions. In addition to a larger trim size, the original b

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Knights of the Lunch Table: No. 1

Frank Cammuso · Graphix
Pages: 141
Format: Paperback

In this funny new series from Eisner Award nominee Frank Cammuso, the Arthurian legend is reborn--in a funny, average-joe, middle-school boy and his pals.Artie King just wants to ease into life at Camelot Middle School. He's got new lunch buddies, Percy and Wayne, and his science teacher,...
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Fashion Kitty (Bccb Blue Ribbon Fiction Books (Awards))

Charise Mericle Harper · Hyperion Book CH
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. After a stack of fashion magazines falls on Kiki Kitty's head while she is blowing out the candles on her birthday cake, Kiki turns into Fashion Kitty, a feline superhero who saves other kitties from fashion disaster. --This text refers...
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Zita the Spacegirl

Ben Hatke · First Second
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Zita's life took a cosmic left turn in the blink of an eye.

When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds herself a stranger on a strange planet. Humanoid chickens and neurotic robots are shocking...

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Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute: Lunch Lady #1

Jarrett Krosoczka · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Serving justice . . . and lunch!

Hector, Terrence, and Dee have always wondered about their school lunch lady. What does she do when she isn't dishing out the daily special? Where does she live? Does she have a lot of cats at home? Little do they know, Lunch Lady doesn't just...
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Night of the Homework Zombies

Scott Nickel
Format: Book

Explains how Trevor deprogrammed his brainwashed class from loving homework.
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