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Journey Around Boston from A to Z

Martha Zschock · Commonwealth Editions
Pages: 32
Format: Book

This vivid, enchanting alphabet book for all ages is packed with fascinating information about historic sites in Boston, Cambridge, and environs. Colorful, detailed watercolor paintings from author and illustrator Martha Day Zschock enliven the pages, which include: Brahmins on Beacon Hill,...
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You Can't Take a Balloon into the Museum of Fine Arts

Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 37
Format: Book

Life parallels art in this madcap romp through the historical environs of Boston and the renowned Museum of Fine Arts. This irresistible companion to You Can't Take a Balloon Into The Metropolitan Museum and You Can't Take a Balloon Into The National Gallery begins when a little girl visits...
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Bus Route to Boston

Maryann Cocca-Leffler · Boyds Mills Press
Pages: 32
Format: Book

The everyday sights, sounds and smells of a colorful and bustling city come alive in this book - a child's view of Boston. Maryann Cocca-Leffler remembers frequent bus trips she took into the city as a girl with her mother and little sister. Together they shopped for delicious treats in the Italian...
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Goin' to Boston

H Ellen Margolin · Handprint Books
Pages: 40
Format: Book

Inspired by a folksong, the trip from country to city in vintage 1920 vehicles has never been more ebullient, as reflected in Emily Bolam's delightful watercolors. Led by a little girl on a bicycle, people travel to Boston in carts and carriages, on buses, on horseback, in wagons and cars....
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Busing Brewster

Richard Michelson · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 32
Format: Book

A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's BookA New York Times Book Review Notable Children's BookBrewster is excited about starting first grade . . . until Mama announces that he'll be attending Central - a school in the white part of town. Mama says they have art and music and a library...
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Pennies for Elephants

Lita Judge · Disney/Hyperion Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Story based on the 1914 newspaper headlines about the children of Boston raising more than $6,000 to buy the first elephants for the Franklin Park Zoo.
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The Boston Balloonies

Ed Shankman · Commonwealth Editions
Pages: 40
Format: Book

Whimsical balloon creatures lead children through the sights and delights of Boston in the first book by Shankman and O'Neill. Whether flying through the Public Garden, visiting Beacon Hill, or enjoying a game at Fenway Park, the balloonies are sure to please readers young and old with...
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Where's Nat? A Nat, Nat, the Natucket Cat Adventure

Peter W Barnes · VSP Books
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Join everybody's favorite Nantucket cat, Nat, on his latest adventure around this beautiful island. Find Nat hidden in the illustrations of some of Nantucket's most popular places and events, including the Daffodil Festival, Jetties Beach, the Fourth of July fireworks, the annual Boston...
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Journey Around Cape Cod From A to Z

Martha Day Zschock · Commonwealth Editions
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Author and illustrator Martha Zschock was a third-grade teacher on Cape Cod. When taking her students on field trips on the Cape, she discovered what sites and stories excited them most. Drawing on that experience, she created what one Cape Cod bookseller calls ""the best Cape...
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Mr. Tanen's Ties

Maryann Cocca-Leffler · Albert Whitman
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

The students of Lynnhurst Elementary love their principal, Mr. Tanen--and his colorful ties. But Mr. Apple from the school office doesn't like the ties and insists that Mr. Tanen stop wearing them. Everyone is miserable. Until the students give Mr. Apple his own new tie which brings about...
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The Serpent Came to Gloucester

M T Anderson · Recorded Books
Pages: 40
Format: Audiobook on Cassette

Drawing on a true story, an award-winning author and illustrator present a picture-book tribute to the beauty and mystery of the ocean, and to the mesmerizing creatures that may frolic there.It came from the sea, from the lonely sea,It came from the glittering sea.In a small Massachusetts...
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Comet's Nine Lives

Jan Brett · Puffin Books
Pages: 32
Format: Book

It all begins when Comet walks away from the lighthouse close to his birthplace on Nantucket Island. He visits a garden, a bookstore, a boat, and a party, and at each place he gets into trouble and loses one of his lives. Comet starts to worry. He longs for a home, a place where he'll be safe....
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Clams All Year

Maryann Cocca-Leffler · Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

During summer vacation all the brothers and sisters and cousins of one large family come to stay together at a big house by the shore. Each morning Grandpa wakes the sleepy children to go clam digging. Each day they return with hardly any clams at all. But one day after a big storm they...
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Mary and Her Little Lamb

Will Moses · Philomel Books
Pages: 36
Format: Book

The poem about Mary and her little lamb is one of the most popular rhymes in America, but did you know that the rhyme is true? There once was a little girl named Mary who saved the life of a tiny lamb. The two became best friends, and that little lamb followed Mary everywhere - even to school,...
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Zachary's Ball Anniversary Edition

Matt Tavares · Candlewick Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"Zachary's Ball is a children's classic." -Peter Gammons, hall-of-Fame baseball reporterWhen Zachary's father catches a foul ball at Fenway Park and gives it to him, something really amazing happens. Zachary finds himself on the pitcher's mound, wearing a Red Sox uniform and playing...
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My Uncle Emily

Jane Yolen · Philomel Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This six-year-old has an uncle like no other! His uncle wears long white dresses and never smokes cigars. Gilbert?s uncle is none other than Emily Dickinson . . . Uncle Emily he calls her. And how he loves her. He knows that she writes poems about everything, even dead bees. But it?s a poem...
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One If By Land: A Massachusetts Number Book

Heidi E Y Stemple · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 40
Format: Book

Did you know that all U.S. dollars are printed on special paper from a company in Massachusetts, or that Yankee Candle Co. was started by a 16-year-old boy from that state? The first Thanksgiving took place in Massachusetts, but would you guess that the first game of basketball, the first...
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A Picture Book of John Hancock

David A Adler · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This is the story of John Hancock, American Patriot and Founding Father. When the English started imposing unfair taxes on the colonists, John Hancock decided to stand up to the injustice. He served as a delegate to the First Continental Congress; and as the president of the Second Continental...
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