Tag Archives: Format (binding)


Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Gordon Korman Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description After a mean collector named Swindle cons him out of his most valuable baseball card, Griffin Bing must put together a band of misfits to break into Swindle’s compound and recapture the card. There are many things standing in their way — a menacing […]

Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? (Classic Seuss)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illustrated in full color. Children will be cheered just contemplating the outrageous array of troubles they’re lucky they don’t have. Format: Hardcover, 47pp. ISBN: 0394827198 Publisher: Random House, Incorporated Pub. Date: October 1973 Recommend Age Range: 4 to 8 Amazon.com “When I […]

My Big Boy Potty

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description “What a big boy you are!” Potty training can be fun. With warmth and sensitivity, Joanna Cole and Maxie Chambliss guide young boys though the challenges and rewards potty training—from the first steps to the joy of graduating to big boy underpants! A helpful “Note […]

The Big Field

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Mike Lupica Publisher: Philomel Book Description For Hutch, shortstop has always been home. It’s where his father once played professionally, before injuries relegated him to watching games on TV instead of playing them. And it’s where Hutch himself has always played and starred. Until now. The arrival of Darryl “D-Will” Williams, […]

Reckoning (Star Wars: Last of the Jedi, Book 10)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Judy Blundell Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Former Jedi apprentice Ferus Olin must choose — the way of the Jedi… or the dark side? The fate of the galaxy hangs in the balance.

The Underneath

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Kathi Appelt Publisher: Atheneum Product Description There is nothing lonelier than a cat who has been loved, at least for a while, and then abandoned on the side of the road. A calico cat, about to have kittens, hears the lonely howl of a chained-up hound deep in the backwaters of […]

A Wrinkle in Time

Rating: (61 reviews) Author: Madeleine L’Engle Publisher: Square Fish Product Description 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 are my glory,” […]

Sword Quest (Swordbird)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Nancy Yi Fan Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Wind-voice the half-dove, formerly enslaved, is now free, and Maldeor, the one-winged archaeopteryx, hungers for supreme power. Can Wind-voice and his valiant companions—Ewingerale, the wood-pecker scribe; Stormac, the myna warrior; and Fleydur, the musician eagle—save the future of their world? An exciting prequel to […]

Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 13-16: Vacation Under the Volcano, Day of the Dragon King, Viking Ships at Sunrise, and Hour of the Olympics

Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description MORGAN, THE MAGICAL librarian of Camelot, sends Jack and Annie to find lost stories in the ancient worlds of Roman Pompeii, imperial China, Dark Age Ireland, and classical Greece. Will the books help them in their darkest hours? This boxed set includes […]

Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Sharon Lovejoy Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Amazon.com Green thumbs and non-green thumbs alike will fall in love with Roots, Shoots, Buckets, & Boots, a remarkably fun and informative introduction to the wonderful world of gardening–and more specifically, gardening with children. Learn how to make everything from a pizza garden (pizza-pie-shaped, with […]

What Would You Do? (American Girl Library)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Patti Kelley Criswell Publisher: American Girl

Summer Bridge Activities: 3rd to 4th Grade

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Hobbs Ann Julia, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

What’s Happening to Me?: Boys Edition (What’s Happening to Me?)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Alex Firth Publisher: Usborne Books

Ender’s Shadow (Ender, Book 5) (Ender’s Shadow)

Rating: (635 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Starscape Amazon.com Ender’s Shadow is being dubbed as a parallel novel to Orson Scott Card’s Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Ender’s Game. By “parallel,” Card means that Shadow begins and ends at roughly the same time as Game, and it chronicles many of the same events. In fact, […]

Calder Game

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Blue Balliett Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description When Calder Pillay travels with his father to a remote village in England, he finds a mix of mazes and mystery- including an unexpected Alexander Calder sculpture in the town square. Calder is strangely drawn to the sculpture, while others in the village have […]

Chasing Vermeer

Rating: (140 reviews) Author: Blue Balliett Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Amazon.com In the classic tradition of E.L. Konigsburg’s From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, debut author Blue Balliett introduces readers to another pair of precocious kids on an artful quest full of patterns, puzzles, and the power of blue M&Ms. Eleven year old […]

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Book 2)

Rating: (2649 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books Amazon.com It’s hard to fall in love with an earnest, appealing young hero like Harry Potter and then to watch helplessly as he steps into terrible danger! And in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the much anticipated sequel to the […]

Queste (Septimus Heap, Book 4)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Angie Sage Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Product Description There’s trouble at the Castle, and it’s all because Merrin Meredith has returned with Darke plans for Septimus. More trouble awaits Septimus and Jenna in the form of Tertius Fume, the ghost of the very first Chief Hermetic Scribe, who is determined to […]

Nick of Time

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Ted Bell Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description In the grand tradition of epic novels like Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island comes a wondrous tale of time travel, adventure, and riches, in which twelve-year-old Nick McIver sets out to become “the hero of his own life.” The setting is England, 1939, […]

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

Rating: (163 reviews) Author: Judy Blume Publisher: Puffin Amazon.com Passed on from babysitters to their young charges, from big sisters to little brothers, and from parents to children, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing and its cousins (Superfudge, Fudge-a-mania, and Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great) have entertained children since they first appeared in the […]

The Next Place

Rating: (140 reviews) Author: Warren Hanson Publisher: Waldman House Press

The Story of Little Black Sambo

Rating: (50 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The jolly and exciting tale of the little boy who lost his red coat and his blue trousers and his purple shoes but who was saved from the tigers to eat 169 pancakes for his supper, has been universally loved by generations of children. First written in […]

Comprehensive Curriculum of Basic Skills, Grade 3 (Comprehensive Curriculumà)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: School Specialty Publishing Publisher: American Education Publishing Product Description Offering an entire grade 3 curriculum, this best-selling Comprehensive Curriculum workbook features educational activities and instruction. Containing 544 pages organized by subject area with lessons in reading, writing, spelling, math, citizenship, and science. Perfect as a home schooling resource or as a […]

Rhinoceros Tap: 15 Seriously Silly Songs (Book & CD)

Rating: (38 reviews) Author: Sandra Boynton Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description Redesigned. Reformatted. Remastered. Resequenced. Ready for Re-release. And it was already great to begin with! Before there was Philadelphia Chickens, the #1 New York Times and Publishers Weekly children’s bestseller with 319,000 copies in print, there was Rhinoceros Tap, the collection of seriously […]

Ruby’s Rainy Day (Max and Ruby)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Rosemary Wells Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description It’s raining outside, but all Max wants to do is play baseball. So his big sister Ruby struggles to get him into his rain gear: red boots, yellow slicker, and orange rain hat. But see what happens when Max is finally all dressed! […]

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey (Mysterious Benedict Society)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Trenton Lee Stewart Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Product Description The fabulous foursome readers embraced as The Mysterious Benedict Society is back with a new mission, significantly closer to home. After reuniting for a celebratory scavenger hunt, Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance are forced to go on an unexpected search–a search […]

The Penderwicks on Gardam Street

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Jeanne Birdsall Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description THE PENDERWICK SISTERS are home on Gardam Street and ready for an adventure! But the adventure they get isn’t quite what they had in mind. Mr. Penderwick’s sister has decided it’s time for him to start dating—and the girls know that […]

Warriors: Warrior’s Return (Warriors)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter, Dan Jolley Publisher: TokyoPop Product Description Graystripe and Millie have finally found ThunderClan’s old territory, but Twoleg monsters have devastated the forest and Graystripe fears that all of his Clanmates have been killed or captured by Twolegs. Millie insists that they keep looking, and an old friend helps point […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 1st to 2nd Grade

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Julia Ann Hobbs, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer Publisher: Jossey-Bass Product Description Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a […]

Ink Exchange

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Melissa Marr Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description Unbeknownst to mortals, a power struggle is unfolding in a world of shadows and danger. After centuries of stability, the balance among the Faery Courts has altered, and Irial, ruler of the Dark Court, is battling to hold his rebellious and newly vulnerable fey together. […]

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness: Prima Official Game Guide (Prima Official Game Guides)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Inc. Pokemon USA Publisher: Prima Games Product Description Is it time to face the darkness? You’ll be prepared with this strategy guide from the experts! Welcome back, fearless explorers, to the spelunking world of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon! Get ready to scour the caves, forests, and lava pools of a brand-new Pokémon […]

The Grouchy Ladybug

Rating: (65 reviews) Author: Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description The Grouchy Ladybug Eric Carle. Progressing through a series of brilliantly colored die-cut pages, a bad-tempered braggart becomes a nicer, happier, better-behaved bug. The arrangement of the book also introduces concepts of comparative size and telling time. 48 pages. Trim sizeÊ10 1/4″ x 10 1/4″.

Mystical Mandala Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Book)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Alberta Hutchinson Publisher: Dover Publications Product Description This vibrant collection of drawings was inspired by the hypnotic appeal of the mandala. An ancient form of meditative art, mandalas are complex circular designs that draw the eye inward, toward their centers. These 30 dazzling mandala designs will captivate colorists of all ages, […]

The Original Summer Bridge Activities: 2nd to 3rd Grade

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Julia Ann Hobbs, Carla Fisher Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t […]

Miss Rumphius

Rating: (56 reviews) Author: Barbara Cooney Publisher: Puffin


Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Meg Cabot Publisher: Point Product Description EM WATTS IS GONE. Emerson Watts didn’t even want to go to the new SoHo Stark Megastore grand opening. But someone needed to look out for her sister, Frida, whose crush, British heartthrob Gabriel Luna, would be singing and signing autographs there—along with the newly […]

It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (Robie Sex Books)

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Robie H. Harris Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Alternately playful and realistic, Emberley’s . . . art reinforces Harris’s message that bodies come in all sizes, shapes, and colors — and that each variation is ‘perfectly normal.’” — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) When young people have questions about sex, real answers can […]

The Wheels on the Bus

Rating: (70 reviews) Author: Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Amazon.com “The wheels on the bus go round and round…. All over town.” This traditional song, a favorite of children everywhere, is adapted and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky, winner of the Caldecott Medal for his lush version of Rapunzel, and Caldecott honors for Rumpelstiltskin, Hansel and Gretel, […]

Discovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of the Great Masters (Bright Ideas for Learning)

Rating: (34 reviews) Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl, Kim Solga Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing Product Description Featuring more than 150 activities, this guide teaches the styles, works, and techniques of the great masters—Van Gogh, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and more.

Everything Kids’ Cookbook: From Mac ‘ N Cheese to Double Chocolate Chip Cookies-All You Need to Have Some Finger Lickin’ Fun (Everything Kids Series)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Sandra K. Nissenberg Publisher: Adams Media Corporation Book Description Make fun and delicious creations with your family! Packed full of recipes, cooking tips, puzzles, and trivia, The Everything® Kids’ Cookbook serves as an entertaining-and safe-introduction to the sumptuous world of cooking. Dietitian Sandra K. Nissenburg provides tasty recipes that will help […]

The Magic School Bus Plants Seeds: A Book About How Living Things Grow (Magic School Bus)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description Ms. Frizzle’s class is growing a beautiful garden. But, Phoebe’s plot is empty. Her flowers are back at her old school! So, the class climbs aboard the Magic School Bus. And, of course, the kids don’t only go back to Phoebe’s school, but they […]

Ender’s Game

Rating: (2474 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Starscape Amazon.com Ender Wiggin is a very bright young boy with a powerful skill. One of a group of children bred to be military geniuses and save Earth from an inevitable attack by aliens, known here as “buggers,” Ender becomes unbeatable in war games and seems poised […]

Little Bear Boxed Set: Little Bear, Father Bear Comes Home, and Little Bear’s Visit

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Else Holmelund Minarik Publisher: HarperTrophy Product Description To celebrate Little Bear’s thirty-fifth anniversary, three paperback editions in the series—Little Bear, Father Bear Comes Home, and Little Bear’s Visit—have been slipcased in a boxed gift set for a whole new generation of children.

Journey Through Space (DK READERS)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Ryder Windham Publisher: DK CHILDREN Book Description Journey Through Space takes young readers on a journey through the Star Wars Galaxy.

21: Bringing Down the House – Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

Rating: (401 reviews) Author: Ben Mezrich Publisher: Pocket Star Product Description The long-running New York Times bestseller that has become a cultural phenomenon, Bringing Down the House is an action-filled caper carried out by the unlikeliest of cons — supersmart geeks. Gambling pervaded the M.I.T. campus, and genius kids with money and glittering futures were […]

Seekers #1: The Quest Begins (Seekers)

Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Three bears…one destiny From the author of the nationally bestselling Warriors books comes a brand-new animal fantasy series. Three young bears from different species—black, polar, and grizzly—are separated from their families when they are just young cubs. They find themselves brought together on a perilous journey. Fate is […]

Cracking the SAT Chemistry Subject Test, 2007-2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description The Princeton Review realizes that acing the SAT Chemistry Subject Test is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about chemistry–only the techniques and information you’ll need to maximize your score. In […]

Cracking the AP English Literature Exam, 2008 Edition (College Test Prep)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Princeton Review Publisher: Princeton Review Product Description Scoring high on the AP English Literature Exam is very different from earning straight A’s in school. We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about English literature—only the strategies and information you’ll need to get your highest score. In Cracking […]

Glass Houses (The Morganville Vampires, Book 1)

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Rachel Caine Publisher: NAL Jam Product Description From the author of the popular Weather Warden series. Welcome to Morganville, Texas. Just don’t stay out after dark. College freshman Claire Danvers has had enough of her nightmarish dorm situation, where the popular girls never let her forget just where she ranks in […]