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Brain Quest Workbook: Kindergarten

Rating: (61 reviews) Author: Lisa Trumbauer Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description Jam-packed with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises and games in every subject, Brain Quest Kindergarten Workbook reinforces what kids are learning in the classroom. The workbook’s lively layout and easy-to-follow explanations make learning fun, interactive, and concrete. Plus it’s written to help parents […]

Knock Knock Who’s There: My First Book Of Knock Knock Jokes

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Tad Hills Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Pull back the flaps and find out each hilarious punch line in this classic collection of knock-knock jokes!

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 […]

Good Night: A Touch & Feel Bedtime Book

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Publisher: Piggy Toes Pr

Peek-a-Baby: A Lift-the-Flap Book

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Karen Katz Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Who’s under the hat? Is that you? PEEK-A-BOO! I see you! This adorable book with fun, interactive flaps begs the youngest and eldest of readers to play along! The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps are perfect for parents and children to share. Look for […]

Alvin and the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Family Christmas (I Can Read Book 2)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Susan Hill Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Dave never thought he’d spend Christmas with three chipmunks. After all, they are not a regular family. But Alvin, Simon, and Theodore are ready to show Dave what family is all about!

A Very Marley Christmas

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: John Grogan Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description With all the excitement of Christmas approaching, it’s no surprise that Marley, the lovable pup with a nose for trouble, wants to get in on the action. Anticipating his very first snowfall and Santa’s arrival, Marley jumps in to help his family every way he […]

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 […]

Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

Author: John Grisham Publisher: Dutton Children’s Books Product Description A perfect murder A faceless witness A lone courtroom champion knows the whole truth . . . and he’s only thirteen years old Meet Theodore Boone In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he’s only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks […]

Don’t Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Gallagher Girls)

Rating: (34 reviews) Author: Ally Carter Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description When Cammie “The Chameleon” Morgan visits her roommate Macey in Boston, she thinks she’s in for an exciting end to her summer break. After all, she’s there to watch Macey’s father accept the nomination for vice president of the United States. But when […]

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal With Anxiety & Worry

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Lisa M. Schab Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Product Description If you feel anxious most of the time, you’re not alone. About one in three people your age struggles with feelings of worry, fear, and panic. And the scary thing is, if you don’t find a way to cope with anxiety, it […]

Cirque Du Freak #6: The Vampire Prince: Book 6 in the Saga of Darren Shan (Cirque Du Freak: the Saga of Darren Shan)

Rating: (34 reviews) Author: Darren Shan Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Branded a traitor, betrayed by a friend, hunted by the vampire clan-Darren Shan, the Vampire’s Assistant, faces certain death. Can Darren reverse the odds and outwit a Vampire Prince? Darren’s initiation on Vampire Mountain draws to a stunning, bloody conclusion-but […]

Woods Runner

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Gary Paulsen Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Product Description Samuel, 13, spends his days in the forest, hunting for food for his family. He has grown up on the frontier of a British colony, America. Far from any town, or news of the war against the King that American patriots have begun […]

Pretty Little Liars #7: Heartless

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Sara Shepard Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description In picturesque Rosewood, Pennsylvania, neighbors gossip over picket fences, and gleaming SUVs sit in every crushed-granite driveway. But recently, friendly smiles have been replaced with suspicious glares and accusatory whispers—and it’s all because Hanna, Aria, Emily, and Spencer just can’t keep their mouths shut. . […]

Llama Llama Misses Mama

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Anna Dewdney Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Strange new teacher. Strange new toys. Lots of kids and lots of noise! What would Llama like to do? Llama Llama feels so new . . . It’s Llama Llama’s first day of preschool! And Llama Llama’s mama makes sure he’s ready. They meet […]

In Elmo’s Easter Parade (Sesame Street)

Author: Naomi Kleinberg Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s time to celebrate spring at the fun-filled Sesame Street Bunny Hop. And everyone is making their own special Easter bonnet to wear to the party. What will Zoe’s hat look like? How will Big Bird decorate his? What color will Elmo choose […]

My First Easter

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Tomie dePaola Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description The importance of both family and sharing are emphasized in this board book with simple descriptions about Easter celebrations. Sparkling glitter and velvety flocking highlight Tomie dePaola’s bright illustrations, while his easy-to-follow text explains the special traditions associated with the holiday.

Brain Quest Workbook: Pre-K

Rating: (58 reviews) Author: Liane Onish Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description Jam-packed with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises and games in every subject, Brain Quest Pre-K Workbook reinforces what kids are learning in the classroom. The workbook’s lively layout and easy-to-follow explanations make learning fun, interactive, and concrete. Plus it’s written to help parents […]

The Vampire Diaries: The Return: Nightfall

Rating: (174 reviews) Author: L. J. Smith Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description To save the two vampire brothers who love her, Elena Gilbert sacrificed her life. Now that a supernatural force has brought Elena back from the dead, all handsome, brooding Stefan wants is to keep her safe. But when he is lured away from Fell’s […]

L.A. Candy

Rating: (121 reviews) Author: Lauren Conrad Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Los Angeles is all about the sweet life: hot clubs, cute guys, designer . . . everything. Nineteen-year-old Jane Roberts can’t wait to start living it up. She may be in L.A. for an internship, but Jane plans to play as hard as she works, […]

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.

The Christmas Candle

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Richard Paul Evans Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description On a dark, snowy Christmas Eve, a young man hurrying home for a family celebration enters a chandler’s shop to buy a candle for his lantern. He scoffs at the beautifully sculpted creations of the old chandler and instead purchases […]

Counterfeit Christmas (Nancy Drew Files #102)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description Counterfeit twenties are circulating and Nancy’s prime suspect is a gorgeous guy who is attracted to her, but another suspect is found dead and Nancy is drawn into a world where greed rules and life is worthless.

The Christmas Barn

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: C. L. Davis Publisher: American Girl Product Description In 1930, when a snowstorm destroys their home in the Appalachian mountains twelve-year-old Roxie and her family move into the barn and prepare for a very unusual Christmas celebration.

The Christmas Doll

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Elvira Woodruff Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Lucy and Glory are orphaned sisters with no real place to call home. Only their memories of a beautiful doll named Morning Glory brighten their bleak lives. One day, the girls find an old, battered doll that Glory senses is their beloved Morning Glory. […]

The Tall Book of Christmas

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Various Publisher: Gramercy Product Description This beloved collection of 29 stories, poems, and songs for the Christmas season is finally available again to be enjoyed by a new generation. With charming illustrations from the 1950s, this book embraces a classic and timeless holiday spirit. Selections include: • The Christmas Story according […]

Take Joy! The Tasha Tudor Christmas Book

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: World Publishing Company Product Description A book of Christmas thoughts, poems, stories, carols and more.

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

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Valerie Tripp Publisher: American Girl Publishing Inc Product Description The American Girls Collection. Felicity, a spunky, spritely colonial girl, full of energy and independence. Read about her Suprise-Christmas.

The Christmas Genie

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Dan Gutman Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description It’s the last day of school before Christmas vacation and Alex, Chase, and the rest of Mrs. Walter’s fifth-grade class couldn’t wish more for that final bell to ring. But the day takes a crazy turn when a mysterious meteorite crashes […]

Letters From Father Christmas

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: J.R.R. Tolkien Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Product Description This sumptuous gift book originates from the beautiful letters and drawings that J.R.R. Tolkien, in the guise of Father Christmas, sent to his children over a twenty-year period. Including previously unpublished illustrations, facsimiles, and text, the letters tell the story of life at […]

This World We Live In (The Last Survivors, Book 3)

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Susan Beth Pfeffer Publisher: Harcourt Children’s Books Product Description It’s been a year since a meteor collided with the moon, catastrophically altering the earth’s climate. For Miranda Evans, life as she knew it no longer exists. Her friends and neighbors are dead, the landscape is frozen, and food is increasingly scarce. […]

Fade Out (Morganville Vampires, Book 7)

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Rachel Caine Publisher: Signet Product Description Without the evil vampire Bishop ruling over the town of Morganville, the resident vampires have made major concessions to the human population. With their newfound freedoms, Claire Danvers and her friends are almost starting to feel comfortable again… Now Claire can actually concentrate on her […]

City of Glass (Mortal Instruments)

Rating: (156 reviews) Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description To save her mother’s life, Clary must travel to the City of Glass, the ancestral home of the Shadowhunters — never mind that enter-ing the city without permission is against the Law, and breaking the Law could mean death. To make things worse, […]

Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, Book 4)

Rating: (176 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description How far will Rose go to keep her promise? The recent Strigoi attack at St. Vladimir’s Academy was the deadliest ever in the school’s history, claiming the lives of Moroi students, teachers, and guardians alike. Even worse, the Strigoi took some of their victims with […]

Before I Fall

Rating: (47 reviews) Author: Lauren Oliver Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description What if you had only one day to live? What would you do? Who would you kiss? And how far would you go to save your own life? Samantha Kingston has it all: the world’s most crush-worthy boyfriend, three amazing best friends, and first pick […]

Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Maya Angelou Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Product Description “ANGELS AND Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” Maya Angelou writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.” Angelou’s moving poem is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of humanity. First read at the 2005 White House tree-lighting ceremony, it comes alive again as […]

Room for a Little One: A Christmas Tale

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: Martin Waddell Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description On Christmas Eve all are welcome at the stable. On Christmas Eve all are welcome because there’s always room for a little one. That cold winter’s night, beneath the star’s light… …a Little One came for the world.

Carl’s Christmas

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Alexandra Day Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description A family’s faithful dog and the baby left in his charge share an adventure-filled Christmas Eve.

The Perfect Christmas Gift (Gigi, God’s Little Princess)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Sheila Walsh Publisher: Thomas Nelson Product Description In The Perfect Christmas Gift, Sheila Walsh has penned a perfectly pink tale of a little princess whose Christmas expectations go a bit over-the-top. As Christmas nears, Gigi is just bursting with anticipation. And when her parents give her a hint about her big […]

A Simply Wonderful Christmas: A Literary Advent Calendar

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Margret Rettich Publisher: NorthSouth Product Description With twenty-four stories–“one for each night in December as we count down to Christmas–“this is a perfect book to share with the whole family. The stories are by turns humorous, touching, sad, and sentimental. Some stories tell of Christmas traditions from other countries and cultures […]

The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary (Diary of a Wimpy Kid)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Amulet Books Product Description Go behind the scenes with Jeff Kinney and the making of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie! If you’ve ever wondered how a movie gets made, you’re not alone. Author and illustrator Jeff Kinney didn’t know either, but when his bestselling series, Diary […]

Christmas Killer (Point)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Patricia Windsor Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Nancy is missing, but not for Rose, who, each night, sees the missing girl in her dreams and begins to dread going to sleep at night. Reprint. C. AB. K.

The Twelve Dates of Christmas (Simon Romantic Comedies)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Catherine Hapka Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description Lexi’s feeling a little holidazed this winter…. Lexi’s been going out with Cameron for way too long. Sure, he’s a nice guy, but there’s a spark missing between them. So she comes up with the perfect plan: get him to fall for another girl […]

A Christmas Carol: Original Text: The Graphic Novel (British English)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Classical Comics Product Description This is the classic novel brought to life in full colour! ‘I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future’. Classical Comics’ first Dickens title is probably […]