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Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden

By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
illustrated by: Marc Simont

These chapter books introduce beginning readers to the detective mystery genre. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! Rosamond is...

Pretty Minnie in Paris

By: Danielle Steel
illustrated by: Kristi Valiant

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel comes a charming picture book about Minnie, a tiny Chihuahua with big style!"will delight young fashionistas." — Publishers Weekly  ...

SMEONE IS EATNG SUN-PA

By: Ruth A. Sonneborn


Aesop's Fables

By: Illustrated in color by Charles Santore

Here are the time-honored fables of Aesop as never seen before. Santore's animals leap off the page in explosions of color, giving messages to ponder and physical beauty to savor. School Library Journal...

The Outlaw Varjak Paw

By: SF Said

Having saved the city cats from a fate worse than death, Varjak Paw finds himself the leader of a new gang. But will the pressure take its toll on this brave but sometimes naive cat? Soon the city erupts...

The Dandelion's Tale: Read & Listen Edition

By: Kevin Sheehan
illustrated by: Rob Dunlavey

In this poignant story about the friendship between a dandelion and a sparrow, young readers are given a reassuring, yet emotionally powerful introduction to the natural cycle of life. One fine summer...


Noah's Ark

By: Peter Spier

"the book is a triumph, the definitive Noah's Ark."—Publishers WeeklyWinner of the Caldecott Medal, an ALA Notable Children's Book, and a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, Peter...

Nate the Great and the Big Sniff

By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat
illustrated by: Martha Weston

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! Nate...

The Boy Who Ate Dog Biscuits

By: Betsy Sachs

Billy Getten really wants a dog. He’s so dog crazy that he eats dog biscuits! But Billy’s parents won’t give in. They say he’s too irresponsible. Then Billy meets the dog of his...


Resources

Pale Male: Citizen Hawk of New York City

By: Janet Schulman
illustrated by: Meilo So

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Where in the Wild?

By: David M. Schwartz

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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....