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Dealing with the Stuff That Makes Life Tough : The 10 Things That Stress Teen Girls Out and How to Cope with Them

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Jill Zimmerman Rutledge Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Description With compassion and insight, an expert counselor shows teen girls how to find the solutions to stress and anxiety that lie within Parents, schoolwork, boyfriends, college . . .it’s enough to make any teenage girl wish she could just snap her fingers and make […]

The Wave

Rating: (170 reviews) Author: Todd Strasser Publisher: Laurel Leaf Book Description The Wave is based on a true incident that occured in a high school history class in Palo Alto, California, in 1969. The powerful forces of group pressure that pervaded many historic movements such as Nazism are recreated in the classroom when history teacher […]

Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination (Published in association with The Open University)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Christopher Hart Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd Book Description Doing a Literature Review offers students from across the social sciences and humanities a practical and comprehensive guide to writing a literature review. It takes the reader through the initial states of an undergraduate dissertation or postgraduate thesis.

The Five Chinese Brothers (Paperstar)

Rating: (60 reviews) Author: Claire Huchet Bishop Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Put Me In the Zoo (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Robert Lopshire Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description They say a leopard can’t change his spots–but Spot sure can! Babies and toddlers will love pointing out the colors of his changing spots in this delightful, rhyming adaptation of Robert Lopshire’s classic Bright and Early Book.

Max & Ruby’s Winter Adventure (Max and Ruby)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description Max and Ruby have the most perfect winter day planned! First they’ll build a beautiful snow queen in front of their house and then they’ll sled down a steep hill. The next stop is to skate around on the frozen pond. And the last stop? […]

The Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description When Papa Bear tells the cubs why they should never talk to strangers, Sister begins to view all strangers as evil until Mama brings some common sense to the problem. “The Bears’ rules for safe conduct among strangers […]

Christmas Crafts from around the World (Kids Can Do It)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Judy Sadler Publisher: Kids Can Press, Ltd. Book Description No matter where it’s celebrated, Christmas is a joyful time of year around the world. Now kids can enjoy their very own “international” Christmas with seventeen yuletide projects and some very special ideas for getting into the holiday spirit!

Rover Saves Christmas

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Roddy Doyle Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Amazon.com Although most grownups know Roddy Doyle better from his Barrytown comic novels (including The Commitments), he’s thankfully returned for a children’s book follow-up to his ridiculously ridiculous The Giggler Treatment. What’s the cast of kids from that nimble-witted book leaving on the mantel for Santa? […]

Santa Paws and the Christmas Storm

Author: Kris Edwards Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Running Press Miniatures)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Charles M. Schulz Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers Amazon.com Just like It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and A Charlie Brown Valentine, this illustrated read-along seeks to re-create the popular Peanuts TV show of the same name. This edition also includes a four-song sampler CD from jazz-great Vince Guaraldi’s brilliant soundtrack. […]

The Wounded Buzzard on Christmas Eve #13 (Hank the Cowdog)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: John R. Erickson Publisher: Puffin

Santa Paws On Christmas Island (Santa Paws)

Author: Kris Edwards Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description The Callahans are about to settle in for an unusually snowy holiday at home, when a last minute opportunity lands them in the tropics instead. With surfboards, sand castles, and sunshine, this vacation to Christmas Island might be the best trip the Callahans have ever taken. While […]

Pajama Time!

Rating: (69 reviews) Author: Sandra Boynton Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Book Description Boynton is back! Joining Barnyard Dance! and Birthday Monsters!, here is Pajama Time! a good-night book with the irrepressible language, the inimitable illustrations, the irresistible cast of characters only Sandra Boynton could create. A jump-roping chicken and a pig on a swing. A […]

Hop on Pop (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (89 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com First published in 1963, Hop on Pop remains a perennial favorite when it comes to teaching kids to read. Here, as in most of his extensive body of work, Dr. Seuss creates uncomplicated, monosyllabic rhymes to foster learning and inspire children […]

Big Dog . . . Little Dog (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description A condensed, board-book version of the P. D. Eastman canine classic Big Dog . . . Little Dog, staring Fred and Ted—mutts who are opposite in every way, but best friends nevertheless.

Barnyard Dance! (Boynton on Board)

Rating: (139 reviews) Author: Sandra Boynton Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Book Description Everybody sing along—because it’s time to do-si-do in the barnyard with a high-spirited animal crew! From Boynton on Board, the bestselling series of board books, here is BARNYARD DANCE, with Sandra Boynton’s twirling pigs, fiddle-playing cows, and other unforgettable animals. Extra-big, extra-fat, and […]

Good Night, Gorilla

Rating: (135 reviews) Author: Peggy Rathmann Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Amazon.com “Good night, Gorilla,” says the weary watchman as he walks by the gorilla cage on his nightly rounds at the zoo. The gorilla answers by quietly pickpocketing the guard’s keys, stealthily trailing him, and unlocking the cages of every animal the oblivious fellow bids goodnight […]

How Do Dinosaurs Play With Their Friends (How Do Dinosaurs)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: The Blue Sky Press Book Description What if a dinosaur’s friends come to play? Does he mope, does he pout if he can’t get his way? Does he hide all his dump trucks, refusing to share? Does he throw his friends’ coloring books up in the air? Time […]

Ten Apples Up on Top! (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Since 1961, Ten Apples up on Top has been helping preschoolers learn to count and read simultaneously. Simple illustrations and even simpler rhymes make this apple-balancing competition between a dog, a tiger, and a lion a fun, easy place to practice sight words […]

Island of the Blue Dolphins

Rating: (591 reviews) Author: Scott O’Dell Publisher: Yearling Amazon.com Scott O’Dell won the Newbery Medal for Island of the Blue Dolphins in 1961, and in 1976 the Children’s Literature Association named this riveting story one of the 10 best American children’s books of the past 200 years. O’Dell was inspired by the real-life story of […]

Terrier: The Legend of Beka Cooper #1 (Beka Cooper)

Rating: (62 reviews) Author: Tamora Pierce Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Tamora Pierce has been creating strong, appealing heroines for teen fantasy fans for years, creating 2 main universes to house her multiple series. With Terrier, Pierce returns to the Tortall universe (home to her Song of the Lioness, Immortals, Protector of […]

Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood (Sisterhood of Traveling Pants, Book 3)

Rating: (180 reviews) Author: Ann Brashares Publisher: Dell Books for Young Readers Amazon.com Ages 12 and up. Best buds Tibby, Carmen, Lena and Bridget are back with their magical pair of shared jeans in Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood. Each summer brings new and difficult challenges, as the perennially separated friends […]

Naruto, Volume 19

Author: Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description It’s all-out shinobi war as Naruto, Tsunade, Jiraiya and Shizune take on Orochimaru and Kabuto in battle…with the final fate of Tsunade hanging on the outcome! Will her darkest fears finally become reality?!

Baby Strawberry’s First Christmas (Strawberry Shortcake Baby)

Author: Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description J oin Baby Strawberry as she discovers all the wonders of Christmas! This berry merry board book, complete with shiny foil on the cover and a punch-out picture frame, celebrates baby’s first Christmas.

Christmas Mice (Little Golden Treasures)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Golden Books Book Description It’s an early Christmas morning and two sweet little mice discover the wonderful presents that Santa Claus left for everyone. Santa brought candy, dolls, and even a race car, but did he leave anything special for the two little mice? Little ones will love finding out […]

McDuff’s Christmas (McDuff Stories)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Rosemary Wells Publisher: Hyperion

Christmas Is Coming!

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Claire Masurel Publisher: Chronicle Books Book Description Bargain Books are non-returnable. Juliette and her parade of stuffed animals prepare for this special holiday by choosing a tree, decorating the house, and baking cookies. Juliette explains that Santa will bring gifts for everyone, but when Christmas day arrives, she is so excited […]

A Scratch & Sniff Night Before Christmas (Scratch & Sniff)

Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Sterling Book Description Peppermints, popcorn, and hot apple cider: with a scratch and a sniff, Clement C. Moore’s perennial holiday favorite comes deliciously alive as never before. Populated by animal characters (including a bear-y merry St. Nick), every brightly illustrated spread features a different delectable Christmas smell for kids to […]

Squishy Turtle and Friends (Cloth Books)

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Book Description Ideal for babies and toddlers.Textured fabrics and bright colors help to develop children’s sensory awareness.Rhyming text helps kids improve their listening skills.

Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me

Rating: (35 reviews) Author: Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Book Description Monica wants the moon to play with, so her Papa sets out to get it. It isn’t easy to climb to the moon, but he finally succeeds — only to find the moon is too big to carry home. Children will love the […]

The Alphabet Book (Bright & Early Board Books(TM))

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: P.D. Eastman Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description From American ants to zebras with zithers, kids will love exploring the alphabet in this classically creative P. D. Eastman alphabet book.

The Wheels on the Bus (Classic Books With Holes)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Publisher: Child’s Play International

Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed (Board Book)

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Eileen Christelow Publisher: Clarion Books Book Description As soon as they say good night to Mama, the five little monkeys start to jump on their bed. But trouble lies ahead as, one by one, they fall off and hurt themselves.

Walt Disney’s Christmas Parade #1 (Walt Disney’s Christmas Parade)

Author: Various Publisher: Gemstone Publishing Book Description Disney standard characters in wonderful Christmas stories. The wraparound cover is a recreation of Walt Kelly’s original Christmas Parade #1 cover, restored by Rick Keene. The interior consists of three vintage stories: Donald Duck in Carl Barks’ “Letter From Santa,” a Chip ‘N’ Dale Christmas tale, and Mickey […]

Samantha’s Surprise: A Christmas Story (American Girls Collection)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Maxine Rose Schur, Rose Schur Publisher: American Girl

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens, Stephen Krensky Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description Scrooge was a miser. His money was his life. Then, one Christmas Eve, Scrooge received a trio of visitors who showed him not only the true meaning of Christmas, but the true meaning of life as well. Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol is one of the […]

Ashleigh’s Christmas Miracle (Thoroughbred Super)

Rating: (51 reviews) Author: Joanna Campbell Publisher: HarperEntertainment

Arthur’s Christmas: An Arthur Adventure (Arthur Adventure Series)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Marc Brown Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers

The Fright Before Christmas (Bunnicula and Friends: Ready-to-Read Level 3)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: James Howe Publisher: Aladdin Book Description LEVEL 3 READY-TO-READ It’s Christmas Eve, and Howie the dachshund puppy is scared. Who is this big guy in the red suit who’s going to come down the Monroes’ chimney with a huge sack over his shoulder? Chester isn’t scared of Santa; it’s the Christmas […]

The White House Christmas Mystery (Carole Marsh Mysteries)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carole Marsh Publisher: Gallopade International Product Description A surprise Christmas treat of a private tour of the White House soon turns into a harrowing adventure during a blizzard of snow and clues that lead them directly to the Oval Office as four real kids solve a scary, but funny mystery!

Merry Fairy Holidays: Three Enchanted Christmas Stories (Flower Fairies Friends)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Cicely Mary Barker Publisher: Warne Book Description This wonderful holiday collection features three Flower Fairies Friends chapter book stories about the most popular winter Flower Fairies, The Christmas Tree Fairy, Snowdrop Fairy and the Holly Fairy as they each celebrate the festive season. Discover how the Christmas Tree Fairy uses her […]

The Case of the Christmas Snowman (Jigsaw Jones Mystery #2)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: James Preller Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

Why the Chimes Rang: A Christmas Classic

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Raymond Macdonald Alden Publisher: Emmis Books, Guild Press of Indiana Book Description Described as “the one perfect book for children” when it was first published in 1909, Why the Chimes Rang quickly became one of America’s favorite Christmas books. Now, this time-honored classic, a beautiful tale that conveys the very spirit […]

Mr. Christmas (Mr. Men and Little Miss)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Roger Hargreaves Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Book Description Meet Mr . Christmas! One day Mr . Christmas receives a call from his uncle, Santa Claus, asking for help . Can Mr . Christmas help Santa deliver presents to all of the Mr . Men? Of course he can! Read along in […]

Merry Christmas, Strega Nona (Voyager Books)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Tomie dePaola Publisher: Voyager Books Book Description Strega Nona returns with her bumbling assistant, Big Anthony, and Bambolona, the baker’s daughter, in time for the big Christmas Eve feast.

Night Before Christmas (Littlest Pet Shop)

Author: D. Jakobs Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Book Description It was the night before Christmas, and all through the shop, the pets did not stir, or scamper, or hop. This Level 2 reader is a retelling of the famous poem, “The Night Before Christmas,” but with a new twist–all of the characters are Littlest Pet Shop […]

Merry Un-Christmas

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Mike Reiss Publisher: HarperCollins

Dogs (Baby Einstein)

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Julie Aigner-clark Publisher: Hyperion Book Description Dogs Chunky Board BookThe Baby Einstein Dogs Chunky board book is an entertaining book created with colorful images in fine art, illustration and photographs.The Dogs Chunky board book introduces your child to man’s best friend in and out of the home.Baby Einstein Dogs Chunky board […]

Bob: And 6 More Christmas Stories

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Amazon.com We’ve met Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and more recently, Olive, the Other Reindeer… but wait! Here comes Bob–a tiny, silly reindeer created by the beloved Sandra Boynton. Bob can be quite an entertaining companion around Christmastime, but there seems to be some question about his existence: “My […]