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The Paper Bag Princess

Robert N Munsch · Annick Press
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

This bestselling modern classic features a princess who rescues a very snooty - and ungrateful - prince.
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My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream?

Jennifer Fosberry · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

New York Times Bestseller!

Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream?
Ask Isabella...
She takes a wild ride-and discovers the sky's the limit!

"This story...speaks frankly about self-identity and self affirmation as Isabella decides at the end that...

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The Mermaid and the Shoe

K G Campbell · Kids Can Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this delightful picture book, Minnow seems to be the only one of King Neptune's fifty mermaid daughters who has no particular skill or accomplishments. That is, except for her persistence in asking many, many questions. "Why don't crabs have fins"? "Where do bubbles go"?...
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Rosie Revere, Engineer

Andrea Beaty · Abrams
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished goal--to fly--Rosie sets to work building a contraption...
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Raising Dragons

Jerdine Nolen · Harcourt
Pages: 40
Format: Paperback

After all, dragons just happen to be perfect friend material.
Jerdine Nolen and Elise Primavera team up for the unforgettable story of a young girl and her best friend . . . a dragon.

Includes fun new book-related activities!
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Sheila Rae, the Brave

Kevin Henkes · Mulberry Books
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Kitten's First Full Moon, Shelia Rae, the Brave is a warm, humorous, and loving story of sibling sympathy and support. Just because Sheila Rae is older,...

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The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever

Jill McElmurry · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Unearth the true story of green-thumbed pioneer and activist Kate Sessions, who helped San Diego grow from a dry desert town into a lush, leafy city known for its gorgeous parks and gardens.

Katherine Olivia Sessions never thought she'd live in a place without trees. After...
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Not One Damsel in Distress: World Folktales for Strong Girls

Jane Yolen · Silver Whistle Books
Pages: 128
Format: Book

These thirteen folktales have one thing in common: brainy, brawny, brave heroines--and not one damsel in distress! From Bradamante, the fierce female medieval knight, to Li Chi, the Chinese girl who slays a dreaded serpent and saves her town, these heroines use their cunning, wisdom, and strength...
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Olivia

Ian Falconer · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Book

Have fun with Olivia...

-dressing up
-singing songs
-building sand castles
-napping (maybe)
-dancing
-painting on walls
-and -- whew! --

going to sleep at last.
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Suki's Kimono

Chieri Uegaki · Kids Can Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Suki's favorite possession is her blue cotton kimono. A gift from her obachan, it holds special memories of her grandmother's visit last summer. And Suki is going to wear it on her first day back to school --- no matter what anyone says.

When it's Suki's turn to share with her classmates...
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Madeline

Ludwig Bemelmans · Puffin Books
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

A Caldecott Honor Book

Madeline truly needs no introduction. An enduring classic, Madeline continues to enchant readers more than seventy years after its first publication.

Nothing frightens Madeline - not tigers, not mice, not even getting sick. To Madeline, a trip to the hospital...
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Kate and the Beanstalk

Mary Pope Osborne · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 1
Format: Print book

Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum'un,
I smell the blood of an Englishwoman.
Be she alive or be she dead,
I'll grind her bones to make my bread.

Mary Pope Osborne's funny, magical retelling of the favorite tale and Giselle Potter's enchanting illustrations feature a new and inspiring...
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La Nina de los Gorriones = The Girl of the Sparrows

Sara Pennypacker · Editorial Juventud
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Book by Pennypacker, Sara
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The Runaway Princess

Kate Coombs · Farrar Straus and Giroux
Pages: 279

"A dragon darkens our dells. A witch haunts our woods. Bandits roam our moors" . . . King Stromgard swept on. "In the tradition of so many monarchs, I offer my daughter's hand in marriage and half my kingdom to the prince who can rid us of these evils, restoring peace...
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The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making

Catherynne M Valente · Square Fish
Pages: 247
Format: Book

"One of the most extraordinary works of fantasy, for adults or children, published so far this century." -- Time magazine, on the Fairyland series

Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life, until her father went to war and her mother...

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The Midwife's Apprentice

Karen Cushman · HarperTrophy
Pages: 122
Format: Book

'Like Cushman's 1995 Newbery Honor Book, Catherine, Called Birdy, this novel is about a strong young woman in medieval England who finds her own way home. This is a world, like Chaucer's, that's . . . dangerous, primitive and raucous. From the first page you're caught by the spirit of the homeless,...
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Ella Enchanted

Gail Carson Levine · HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 238
Format: Paperback

How can a fairy's
blessing be such a curse?

At her birth, Ella of Frell was the unfortunate recipient of a foolish fairy's gift--the "gift' of obedience. Ella must obey any order given to her, whether it's hopping on one foot for a day and a half, or chopping off her own head!...

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A Wrinkle in Time

Madeleine L'Engle · Square Fish
Pages: 245
Format: Paperback

This is Book 1 of the Time Quintet Series

It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.

"Wild nights...

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Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures

Kate DiCamillo · Candlewick Press
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2014 Newbery Medal

Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo.


It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences....
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Breadcrumbs

Anne Ursu · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 312
Format: Book

The winner of numerous awards and recipient of four starred reviews, Anne Ursu's Breadcrumbs is a stunning and heartbreaking story of growing up, wrapped in a modern-day fairy tale. Once upon a time, Hazel and Jack were best friends. But that was before he stopped talking to her and disappeared...
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The Mighty Miss Malone

Christopher Paul Curtis · Yearling Books
Pages: 307
Format: Paperback

"We are a family on a journey to a place called wonderful" is the motto of Deza Malone's family. Deza is the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, singled out by teachers for a special path in life. But it's 1936 and the Great Depression has hit Gary hard, and there...

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Harriet the Spy

Louise Fitzhugh · Dell Yearling
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. In her notebook, she writes down everything she knows about everyone, even her classmates and her best friends. Then Harriet loses track of her notebook, and it ends up in the wrong hands. Before she can stop them, her friends have read the always truthful, sometimes...
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