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Penguin Cha-Cha

By: Kristi Valiant

Follow a determined girl named Julia as she tries to join in the fun of a mischevious group of dancing penguins. Set in The Romping Chomping Park and Zoo, author/illustrator Kristi Valiant creates a vibrant,...

The Gecko and Sticky: The Greatest Power

By: Wendelin Van Draanen
illustrated by: Stephen Gilpin

Could you choose between a superpower and a friend?The evil treasure hunter Damien Black needs some quick cash—so he robs the local bank. But Damien Black didn’t figure Dave Sanchez into his...

The Gecko and Sticky: Villain's Lair

By: Wendelin Van Draanen;illustrated by Stephen Gilpin

Dave Sanchez is an average boy with an after-school job and a pet gecko named Sticky. All very normal—until the day Sticky talks. Sticky tells Dave a wild tale of a former life of crime, searching...


The Gecko and Sticky: Sinister Substitute

By: Wendelin Van Draanen
illustrated by: Stephen Gilpin

Dave's most despised teacher, a gleeful frog dissector named Ms. Veronica Krockle, is absent. Her students are psyched! But Sticky is suspicious. Especially when the substitute teacher turns out to be...

The Gecko and Sticky: The Power Potion

By: Wendelin Van Draanen;illustrated by Stephen Gilpin

Dave Sanchez (aka The Gecko) and his pet gecko (aka Sticky) are back in their fourth dangerous encounter with the dastardly treasure hunter Damien Black! Thirteen-year-old Dave Sanchez is a daytime...

Young Fredle

By: Cynthia Voigt
illustrated by: Louise Yates

Cynthia Voigt crafts a novel about discovery, perspective, and the meaning of home—all through the eyes of an affable and worried little mouse. Fredle is an earnest young fellow suddenly cast out...


Rainbow Crow

By: Nancy Van Laan

Illus. in full color. This story of how the Rainbow Crow lost his sweet voice and brilliant colors by bringing the gift of fire to the other woodland animals is "a Native American legend that will...

Possum Come A-Knockin'

By: Nancy Van Laan

Illus. in full color. "While Granny is a-rockin' and a-knittin' and Ma's a-cookin' and Pa's a-fixin', that old possum in his top hat and vest just keeps on knocking. The narrator, a redheaded boy,...


Resources

Young Fredle

By: Cynthia Voigt
illustrated by: Louise Yates

BOOK TALK
Young Fredle has gotten himself in trouble again. His mouse instincts led him to a delicious but dangerous treat, which ultimately changes his life forever. Fredle, a kitchen mouse, is now...