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Christmas Carols

Author: Karl Schulte Publisher: Goldencraft

Family Read-Aloud Christmas Treasury

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Alice Low Publisher: Bt Bound Product Description A rich anthology of holiday favorites shares Christmas poems, songs and carols, and short stories for the entire family. Reprint. AB. SLJ.

Frog Goes to Dinner (Boy, Dog, Frog)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Dial Product Description Following the re-release of the first three books in this beloved series, here are the final three classic wordless tales in attractive, low-priced hardcover editions. A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, the first book in this series, launched Mercer Mayer’s distinguished career over twenty-five […]

The Christmas Donkey (Little Golden Readers)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: T. William Taylor Publisher: Goldencraft Product Description A small mistreated donkey is sold to a carpenter, who finds the animal very helpful in transporting his wife and new son when the family flees from Bethlehem to Egypt after the king decrees all baby boys must be killed.

I Just Forgot (A Little Critter Book)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Funny, likeable Little Critter is at it again. In this appealing picture book about Mercer Mayer’s popular character, Little Critter struggles to remember what he is supposed to do each day. On rainy days he remembers his raincoat but forgets […]

The Berenstain Bears’ Christmas Tree

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s Christmastime in Bear Country, and Papa Bear is caught right in the middle of an ecological dilemma–every tree he picks to chop down is home to a fellow furred or feathered creature. Papa doesn’t have the heart to make […]

Just My Friend & Me

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description The very popular Little Critter has a friend over to play and tries his best to be a good host. It’s a long afternoon. After his friend damages Little Critter’s bike by accident, leaves him in the tree house without […]

The Berenstain Bears Think of Those in Need (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Stuff in the closets, stuff in the drawers, stuff in the attic–too much stuff everywhere! Mama Bear convinces the family that cleaning out the house can not only simplify their cluttered lives, but also benefit those who are in need!

The Berenstain Bears and the Homework Hassle (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description In this timely First Time Book®, the Berenstains once again prove they have their paws on the pulse of America! Mama and Papa Bear are stunned when they receive a letter from Brother Bear’s teacher. Even though Brother Bear sits […]

Clifford, el gran perro colorado

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Publisher: Scholastic en Espanol Product Description Can a dog play hide-and-seek? Not when he’s Clifford, the biggest dog in America. Written entirely in Spanish.

Time for Bed

Rating: (156 reviews) Author: Mem Fox Publisher: Harcourt Children’s Books Product Description Darkness is falling everywhere and little ones are getting sleepy, feeling cozy, and being tucked in. ItÂ’s time for a wide yawn, a big hug, and a snuggle under the covers–sleep tight! “Working beautifully with the soothingly repetitive text, each painting conveys a […]

Curious George’s First Day of School

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description It’s the first day of school and George has been invited to Mr. Apple’s class to be a special helper! George is just the right monkey for the job—that is, until he starts to make his usual mischief. A mixture of red and […]

The Bottlestopper’s Christmas Tree Farm

Author: Sarah Graham Cork Publisher: Sevgo Pr

One Frog Too Many (Boy, Dog, Frog)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Dial Product Description Following the re-release of the first three books in this beloved series, here are the final three classic wordless tales in attractive, low-priced hardcover editions. A Boy, a Dog, and a Frog, the first book in this series, launched Mercer Mayer’s distinguished career over twenty-five […]

From Head to Toe (Spanish edition): De la cabeza a los pies

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Rayo Product Description ¿Estás listo? ¡Vamos! Muévete de la cabeza a los pies.

Christmas With Mother Goose

Author: Publisher: Childrens Pr

Children’s Christmas Woodbook

Author: Publisher: Barrons Juveniles

Goldilocks at the Bears Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Gunderson Publisher: Blem Pubns

All-of-a-Kind Family

Rating: (94 reviews) Author: Sydney Taylor Publisher: Yearling Product Description A heartwarming story of five little girls living with their parents in New York City at the turn of the century. They have simple but happy times as they share adventures, holidays and surprises. When Mama tells them her big news, it’s the most wonderful […]

The Berenstain Bears Save Christmas

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jan Berenstain Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Christmas has given everyone a bad case of the greedies, and Santa Bear is upset. He’s canceling Christmas until he can find the true holiday spirit. It’s up to the Berenstain Bears — but will they be in time to save Christmas?

Math Advantage Grade 5

Author: Harcourt Brace Publishing Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers

Math Advantage Grade 6

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Harcourt Brace Publishing Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers

The Frog Prince, Continued (Picture Puffin)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Jon Scieszka Publisher: Puffin Product Description A hilarious sequel to the popular fairy tale continues the adventures of the prince as he unhappily copes with the realities of being human once more, until, tired of it all, he sets out to find a witch who can turn him back into a […]

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3)

Rating: (2636 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents’ deaths. Amazon.com Review For most children, summer vacation is something to look forward to. But not for our 13-year-old hero, […]

Twenty-Four Days Before Christmas (Dell Young Yearling)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Madeleine L’Engle Publisher: Yearling Product Description Seven-year-old Vicky Austin thinks the 24 days before Christmas are the best days of the whole year. Vicky is practicing for the Christmas pageant and decorating the house. She hopes her new brother or sister will be born soon so mother can be home for […]

Christmas Cricket

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description In a California garden on a rainy night, Cricket feels small and worthless. He hops up some steps and finds himself in a place filled with light and warmth and a tall, sparkling tree. He begins to sing but is scared into silence by […]

Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy (Junie B. Jones, No. 11)

Rating: (39 reviews) Author: Barbara Park Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Junie B. Jones knows what she wants to be when she grows up — a beauty shop guy! All she needs is a little practice. Okay, a lot of practice. And a few volunteers. Like her bunny slippers. And her […]

Punk’d and Skunked (Rotten School, No. 11)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: R. L. Stine Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Bernie Bridges has always dreamed about going to PPP—the exclusive Preppy Prep Prep school. All the kids at PPP are rich, rich, rich! And if there is one thing that Bernie loves it’s money, money, money! But how will Bernie get to PPP? All […]

The Black Stallion’s Ghost (Black Stallion)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Walter Farley Publisher: Yearling Product Description While riding the Black in the Everglades one day, Alec meets a man astride a ghostly gray mare. Alec’s fascination with the man turns to fear as he realizes the man is dangerously close to insanity. Soon Alec and the Black are caught up in […]

Vampire Breath (Goosebumps)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: R L Stine Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description Tough. That’s Freddy Martinez and his friend, Cara. They’re not afraid of anything. But that was before they went exploring in Freddy’s basement. Before they found the secret room. Before they found the bottle of Vampire Breath.Poor Freddy and Cara. They should have […]

James And The Giant Peach

Rating: (226 reviews) Author: Roald Dahl Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Roald Dahl was a champion of the underdog and all things little–in this case, an orphaned boy oppressed by two nasty, self-centered aunts. How James escapes his miserable life with the horrible aunts and becomes a hero is a Dahlicious fantasy […]

The Black Stallion’s Courage

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Walter Farley Publisher: Yearling Product Description When Hopeful Farm burns down, Alec’s dreams for the future go up in smoke. How can he get the money to rebuild? To make matters worse, a strong young colt named Eclipse has taken the racing world by storm, threatening to replace the Black in […]

Spot’s First Christmas board book

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Spot and his mom are preparing for Christmas Day by taking the tree home and decorating it, wrapping presents and enjoying the Christmas carolers at their door. With a new, full-color cover, young toddlers will enjoy this classic Spot board book with its sturdy, […]

Spot’s First Christmas (color)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Puffin Product Description The bestselling puppy is better than ever. Spot’s 25th birthday presents are bold, beautiful color covers that give him a great new look. Enjoy Spot in paperback with full-color covers and traditional Lift-the-Flap features. Have more fun with Spot!

Amelia Bedelia Collection (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Peggy Parish Publisher: Greenwillow Books Product Description Everyone’s favorite literal-minded housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia, celebrates her 40th Anniversary in a three-book I Can Read box set.

Clouds (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Anne Rockwell Publisher: Collins Product Description Do you ever wake up and wonder what the weather will be? Instead of turning on the TV to find out, you can just look out your window at the clouds. How do you know what type of clouds can forecast a change of weather? […]

Huevos verdes con jamón

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Lectorum Publications Product Description Sam-I-Am mounts a determined campaign to convince another Seuss character to eat a plate of green eggs and ham. “Limited vocabulary but unlimited exuberance of illustration”.–School Library Journal. Full color.

GHOSTS OF FEAR STREET R L STINE’S: FRIGHT CHRISTMAS CASSETTE (R.L. Stine’s Ghosts of Fear Street Series)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: R.L. Stine Publisher: Audioworks Product Description Kenny Frobisher is the biggest bully in Shadyside, and Santa is watching him do rotten, nasty things. Kenny is out to ruin everyone’s holiday–until he gets trapped in a closet in Dalby’s Department Store on Christmas Eve. When Kenny finally gets out, the store is […]

We Wish You a Merry Christmas: Favorite Stories and Carols

Author: Kenneth Grahame Publisher: Gallery Books / Smith Publishers

Marvin’s Best Christmas Present Ever (I Can Read Book 3)

Author: Katherine Paterson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Christmas is coming… … and Marvin is worried. His big sister, May, always makes great presents for their parents, and Marvin’s are never as good. But this year, he is determined to make the best Christmas present ever — one that will last forever.

It Came from Beneath the Sink! (Goosebumps Series)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: R.L. Stine Publisher: Scholastic Product Description An evil, living creature called The Sponge appears to be an ordinary kitchen sponge, but thrives on human bad luck, which it deliberately causes and then sucks up while refusing to do the dishes.

Everett Anderson’s Christmas Coming (An Owlet Book)

Author: Lucille Clifton Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) Product Description “A new edition of a book first published in 1971. New illustrations bring a vibrant color to the joyous yet sometimes poignant verses that encapsulate the small boy’s mounting anticipation and his ultimate satisfaction on the festive day.”–The Horn Book.

The True Gift: A Christmas Story

Rating: (43 reviews) Author: Patricia MacLachlan Publisher: Atheneum Product Description All year long Lily and Liam look forward to Christmas on their grandparents’ farm. It’s always the perfect trip — walking to the lilac library, trimming the tree, giving gifts. But this year, thanks to a white cow alone in the meadow, things will be […]

The Tra-la-laaa-mendous Captain Underpants Collection (Books 5-8)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Dav Pilkey Publisher: The Blue Sky Press Product Description With more than 38 million copies in print, Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants books are among the bestselling children’s series of all time! Now readers of all ages can enjoy a deluxe boxed collection of Books 5-8, featuring the tighty-whitey-wearing superhero who fights […]

Le Petit Prince (French Language Edition)

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Publisher: Harcourt, Inc. Product Description In 2000 Harcourt proudly reissued Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s masterpiece, The Little Prince, in a sparkling new format. Newly translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Howard, this timeless classic was embraced by critics and readers across the country for its purity and beauty of […]

Good Night, Spot

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Spot has been very busy, and it’s time to get ready for bed. After a bath and drying off in his warm, fuzzy towel, Spot chooses a favorite book for a bedtime story. Any young child can relate to the ritual of preparing for […]

I Spy Little Book

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Jean Marzollo Publisher: Scholastic Product Description The original I Spy book has been adapted for younger children. Rhyming riddles with picture clues in a sturdy board book format make this perfect for preschoolers. Full color. Amazon.com Review There’s certainly not much imagination in the I Spy books, but every parent knows […]

Magic Tree House Research Guide #22: Rags and Riches: Kids in the Time of Charles Dickens: A Nonfiction Companion to A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))

Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description If you liked A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time, you’ll love finding out the facts behind the fiction in the next fascinating nonfiction companion to the bestselling Magic Tree House series. How did Charles Dickens get the idea to write A Christmas […]

The Easter Egg

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jan Brett Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Jan Brett’s lovable bunny hero, Hoppi, and her remarkable Easter Rabbit will enchant readers as they pore over illustrations filled with dazzling eggs made by Flora Bunny, Aunt Sassyfrass and others. If Hoppi can make the best Easter egg, he will get to help […]

Fright Christmas RL Stine’s Ghosts of Fear Street 15 (Ghosts of Fear Street)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: R.L. Stine Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Getting locked in a department store closet on Christmas Eve, Kenny Frobisher, the meanest bully in Shadyside, escapes the closet only to realize that he has been locked in the mall and will be visited by the ghosts of Fear Street.