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Mrs. Harkness and the Panda

By: Alicia Potter
illustrated by: Melissa Sweet

In 1934, Ruth Harkness had never seen a panda bear.  Not many people in the world had.But soon the young Mrs. Harkness would inherit an expedition from her explorer husband: the hunt for a panda. ...

The Ear Book

By: Al Perkins

Illus. in full color. A boy and his dog listen to the world around them. "Illustrations are big and simple; the text is in verse form."--School Library Journal.  

The Nose Book

By: Al Perkins
illustrated by: Joe Mathieu

A super-simple look at noses of all kind, color, and shape, including their multiple uses and maddening maladies!


The Random House Book of Poetry for Children

By: Jack Prelutsky
illustrated by: Arnold Lobel

"A generous collection with a distinctly upbeat tone, this gives a taste of the best poets writing for children over the last several decades. Lobel's drawings imbue the whole with action and graphic...

Notes from the Dog

By: Gary Paulsen

"Sometimes having company is not all it's cracked up to be."  Fifteen-year-old Finn is a loner, living with his dad and his amazing dog, Dylan. This summer he's hoping for a job where he doesn't have...

Mastiff

By: Tamora Pierce

This is the third book in the Beka Cooper trilogy, and Beka is a full-fledged Dog now, but it hasn't made her job with the law-enforcing Provost's Guard any easier. On this hunt, she'll need all her resources,...


The Tiger Book

By: Jan Pfloog

A Fish Out of Water

By: Helen Palmer

Illus. in color. "Comic pictures show how the fish rapidly outgrows its bowl, a vase, a cook pot, a bathtub."--The New York Times.  

Barbie: Horse Show Champ (Barbie)

By: Jessie Parker
illustrated by: Karen Wolcott

Barbie gets herself and her horse, Tawny, ready for a horse show. When it comes time to make the big jump, Tawny is afraid. With patience and kindness, Barbie coaxes Tawny to take the jump. Barbie’s...


Resources

Paintings from the Cave

By: Gary Paulsen

BOOK TALK
 
Three kids who tackle this tough world try to keep it together on their own.  For Jake, it is as he works the clay striving to find that beauty within himself.  With his friend...

When Life Gives You O.J.

By: Erica S. Perl

Book Talks
After her grandmother dies and Zelly’s family moves from Brooklyn to a home in Vermont, she thinks her dream of owning a dog will finally come true.  No such luck; her parents are still...

Mrs. Harkness and the Panda

By: Alicia Potter
illustrated by: Melissa Sweet

Mrs. Harkness and the Panda
by Alicia Potter
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
About the book:
In 1934, Ruth Harkness had never seen a panda bear. Not many people in the world had. But soon...


The Golden Compass Deluxe Edition

By: Philip Pullman

BOOK TALK
 
In the magical fantasy world that Pullman creates, each child has an animal daemon, a companion animal spirit who is almost an extension of your soul. Lyra, a young girl who...