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Books

Swimmy 50th Anniversary Edition

By: Leo Lionni

Deep in the sea lives a happy school of fish. Their watery world is full of wonders, but there is also danger, and the little fish are afraid to come out of hiding . . . until Swimmy comes along. Swimmy...

Wind Spell

By: Mallory Loehr

Three feathers fall out of the sky into the hands of Joe, Polly, and Sam. It’s clear that magic is touching their lives again when they see words written in the clouds—promising them the ability...

The Curse of Deadman's Forest

By: Victoria Laurie

The Curse of Deadman's Forest is the second book in the Oracles of Delphi Keep—a series with all the timeless charm of classics like the Chronicles of Narnia and all the action-packed adventure of...


The Red Balloon

By: Albert Lamorisse

Based on the Academy Award-winning film, The Red Balloon is the moving story of a boy and his best friend—a bright red balloon. Told through captivating photographs taken during filming, and set...

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze

By: Elizabeth Lewis

Young Fu is bound for seven years to be an apprentice to Tang the coppersmith, and his new life in the Chinese city Chungking is both exciting and terrifying. Young Fu endures the taunts of his coworkers,...

Friends Forever (Disney/Pixar Toy Story)

By: Melissa Lagonegro
illustrated by: RH Disney

The toys are back in town!Buzz Lightyear is a space ranger and Woody is a cowboy, but being different can’t stop these toys from being best friends. This all-new Step 2 Reader tells the tale of their...


Secret Agent Mater (Disney/Pixar Cars 2)

By: Melissa Lagonegro
illustrated by: RH Disney

Just in time for the Fall 2011 DVD release of Disney/Pixar Cars 2, this Step 2 reader starring Lightning McQueen and Mater is sure to be a hit with boys ages 4 to 6.

Many Waters

By: Madeleine L'Engle

A touch of computer keys, a blast of heat, and suddenly the Murry twins, Sandy and Dennys, are gasping in a shimmering desert land.

The Jungle Book

By: Rudyard Kipling
adapted by Diane Wright Landolf; illustrated by: John Rowe

Mother and Fatherwolf aren’t looking for trouble, but when a small man-child toddles by their cave, they decide they can’t leave him alone in the jungle. They take the boy into their pack,...


Resources

Eight Keys

By: Suzanne LaFleur

BOOK TALK
 
Starting middle school can be tough even if everything goes your way, but for Elise, nothing is right from the first day.  She is bullied by her locker partner, embarrassed...

The Sons of Liberty #2: Death and Taxes

By: Alexander and Joseph Lagos
illustrated by: Steve Walker and Oren Kramek

BOOK TALK
In this intense sequel, two young runaway slaves, Graham and Brody, live in Philadelphia where they work as apprentices in Benjamin Franklin’s print shop.  After murdering the abolitionist...

Quest for the Secret Keeper

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BOOK TALK
Ian knew trying to follow the prophecy set forth 3,000 years ago wouldn’t be easy, but he certainly didn’t think it would be this hard, either.  With Germany set to take over Europe,...


The Winter Pony

By: Iain Lawrence

BOOK TALK
As a new-born pony, my experiences are limited--at least at first.  I enjoy running around the forest with my mother and the other ponies.  This good life doesn’t last long, though. ...

Unforsaken

By: Sophie Littlefield

BOOK TALK
 
Sixteen-year-old Hailey Tarbell descends from the ancient Banished who came from Ireland.  She, her Aunt Prairie and little brother Chub, hide in the suburbs.  All of them...

The Undrowned Child

By: Michelle Lovric

BOOK TALK
Eleven-year-old Teodora has never fit in.  The kids at school tease her for spending all of her free time in libraries, but it’s the only place she’s really ever felt comfortable. ...