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Richard Scarry's Polite Elephant

By: Written and illustrated by Richard Scarry

A beloved Richard Scarry title from 1963 is now available as a Little Golden Book!   When it comes to visiting a neighbor, enjoying a meal, or hosting a playdate, no one does it with better manners...

Richard Scarry's Best Little Word Book Ever!

By: Written and illustrated by Richard Scarry

RICHARD SCARRY is one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors EVER! In his extraordinary career, Scarry illustrated over 150 books, many of which have never been out of print. His...

Alice and Greta's Color Magic

By: Steven J. Simmons
illustrated by: Cyd Moore

Frog’s guts and lizard’s eyes, to every color I say good-bye! Greta’s at it again.This time, she casts a spell she knows Alice will hate—one that makes all color in the world disappear!...


Richard Scarry's Good Night, Little Bear

By: Written and illustrated by Richard Scarry

Richard Scarry's classic Little Golden Book bedtime tale is now available for the first time in paperback! Father Bear and Little Bear prove that - even though it's time for bed - fun can still be had....

Richard Scarry's Good Night, Little Bear

By: Patsy Scarry
illustrated by: Richard Scarry

A favorite Richard Scarry Little Golden Book is now available in a gorgeous Big Golden Book edition!   In this Richard Scarry classic from 1961, it’s bedtime for Little Bear. But where can he...

Liar & Spy

By: Rebecca Stead

The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of the Newbery Medal book When You Reach Me: a story about spies, games, and friendship. Seventh grader Georges moves into a Brooklyn apartment building...


The Stone Girl

By: Alyssa Sheinmel

She feels like a creature out of a fairy tale; a girl who discovers that her bones are really made out of stone, that her skin is really as thin as glass, that her hair is brittle as straw, that her tears...

Jasper Jones

By: Craig Silvey

A 2012 Michael L. Printz Honor BookCharlie Bucktin, a bookish thirteen year old, is startled one summer night by an urgent knock on his bedroom window. His visitor is Jasper Jones, an outcast in their...

School for Bandits

By: Hannah Shaw

Ralph Raccoon looks perfectly normal. But he doesn't act normal at all. He's disturbingly well behaved, clean and tidy, shockingly polite, and he even brushes his teeth!  Mr. and Mrs. Raccoon are...


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Calvin Coconut: Kung Fooey

By: Graham Salisbury
illustrated by: Jacqueline Rogers

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When new student, Benny Obi, shows up in Calvin’s fourth grade class, everyone thinks he’s a little strange. He dresses differently, has different ideas, brags about knowing...

Beswitched

By: Kate Saunders

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On her way to a posh boarding school, Flora wakes up from a nap to find herself transported to St. Winifred’s School in 1935 where life is much more difficult than her 21st century lifestyle. ...

The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls

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 Chic Lit: A genre of literature that appeals mainly to teen girls, focusing on high school problems including, but not limited to, boys and families.
Alternative Narrative:...


The Alchemyst

By: Michael Scott

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Josh and Sophie, 15-year-old twins, take summer jobs across the street from one another, one in a bookstore and one in a coffee shop. But the arrival of a sinister man in a sleek, dark car...

Ice Island

By: Sherry Shahan

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Tatum moves around Alaska with her parents as they work different jobs while saving money to build their own lodge.  Tatum’s dream is to race her own dogsled in the Iditarod with her...

The Lucky Kind

By: Alyssa B. Sheinmel

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Nick thinks he’s found the girl of his dreams.  When Eden Reiss actually gives him the time of day and they begin spending time together, he thinks all is right with his world.  Then...


The Georges and the Jewels

By: Jane Smiley

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Abby loves the horses her dad raises. She loves feeding them. She loves training them. She loves keeping them clean. What she doesn't love is that her dad won't let her name any of them....

When You Reach Me

By: Rebecca Stead

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Albert Einstein said, "The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious." When You Reach Me is just the kind of book that you will experience - mysterious, with strange...

Liar & Spy

By: Rebecca Stead

The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of the Newbery Medal book When You Reach Me: a story about spies, games, and friendship. Seventh grader Georges moves into a Brooklyn apartment building...

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The Emerald Atlas

By: John Stephens

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Three ancient lost books of magic, and three abandoned children wandering from one orphanage to another… what could they possibly have in common? Kate has only a vague memory of the night...