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Calvin Coconut: Zoo Breath

By: Graham Salisbury
illustrated by: Jacqueline Rogers

Calvin's mom says his new dog Streak smells bad.  Especially her breath. Calvin's convinced that Streak's stink is a good one, but he's worried. If he doesn't solve Streak's problem soon, mom might...

Richard Scarry's Pie Rats Ahoy!

By: Written and illustrated by Richard Scarry

Sneaky pirates give Uncle Willy the old heave-ho--and steal his pie! But Uncle Willy has a plan to foil those Pie Rats, and to make Busytown Bay safe again. A humorous, classic tale from the one and only...

Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag

By: Marjorie Sharmat

Beginning readers are introduced to the detective mystery genre in these chapter books. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! Oliver's...


Animal Fact/Animal Fable

By: Seymour Simon, Diane de Groat (Illustrator)

Illus. in full color. Text and pictures corroborate or disprove some of the popular beliefs about animals.From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

By: Richard Scarry
illustrated by: the author

It's the night before the night before Christmas, and Mr. Frumble wants to be helpful. When he stumbles into Santa Bear's workshop and mixes up the dates, everyone thinks it's the night before Christmas!...

Richard Scarry's Pie Rats Ahoy!

By: Written and illustrated by Richard Scarry

Sneaky pirates give Uncle Willy the old heave-ho—and steal his pie! But Uncle Willy has a plan to foil those Pie Rats, and to make Busytown Bay safe again.


Lady and the Tramp (Disney Lady and the Tramp)

By: Teddy Slater
illustrated by: Bill Langley and Ron Dias

What do you get when you combine a dog from the wrong side of the tracks with a pampered pooch? One of the most beloved animated films of all time! Disney's Lady and the Tramp is being rereleased as a...

Money, Money, Honey Bunny!

By: Marilyn Sadler and Roger Bollen

Honey Bunny Funnybunny has lots and lots and lots of money. Some she saves, some she spends on herself, and some she spends on her friends. In this delightful rhyming book about spending and saving, the...

True Blue

By: Jane Smiley

True Blue is a beauty, a dappled gray, and when Abby gets to take him to her family's ranch, she can hardly believe her luck. The horse needs a home: his owner—a woman brand new to the riding stable--was...


Resources

Pale Male: Citizen Hawk of New York City

By: Janet Schulman
illustrated by: Meilo So

The birdwatchers of Central Park were buzzing–a young red-tailed hawk had been spotted, would he stay? The bird they dubbed Pale Male not only stayed, he became one of New York City’s most...

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Where in the Wild?

By: David M. Schwartz

Ten creatures await, camouflaged in artful, full-page photographs, while playful poems offer clues about each animal's identity and whereabouts. Think you've spotted one? Lift one of ten gatefolds to find...

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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...


ZooZical

By: Judy Sierra
pictures by: Marc Brown

Winter weather is keeping children from visiting the zoo. So the animals are out of sorts—listless, grumpy, and no longer fun. All except two little friends, a very small hippo and a baby kangaroo....

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True Blue

By: Jane Smiley

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Abby loves everything about horses; riding, training, feeding, and grooming.  She is thrilled when she has the opportunity to buy her first horse, but she has no idea the ghost...

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....