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Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

By: Michaela DePrince and Elaine DePrince
illustrated by: Frank Morrison

Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.   At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina...

Mister Max: The Book of Secrets

By: Cynthia Voigt
illustrated by: Iacopo Bruno

From Newbery Medalist Cynthia Voigt, Book II in the exciting adventures of Mister Max—12-year-old detective in disguise.   In Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things, Max Starling proved that he...

The Nutcracker: Read & Listen Edition

By: Rita Balducci
illustrated by: Sheilah Beckett

A Christmas classic returns to Little Golden Books, with beautiful new artwork by a beloved Golden Books illustrator!   The Nutcracker is back in print as a Little Golden Book, with all-new illustrations...


Remy and Lulu

By: Kevin Hawkes
illustrated by: Kevin Hawkes and Hannah Harrison

Ooh la la! From New York Times bestseller Kevin Hawkes, illustrator of Library Lion and Weslandia, comes the charming story of a dog and her owner who become the toast of Paris.   Lulu and her master,...

Remy and Lulu: Read & Listen Edition

By: Kevin Hawkes
illustrated by: Kevin Hawkes and Hannah Harrison

Ooh la la! From New York Times bestseller Kevin Hawkes, illustrator of Library Lion and Weslandia, comes the charming story of a dog and her owner who become the toast of Paris.   Lulu and her master,...

The Nutcracker

By: Rita Balducci
illustrated by: Sheilah Beckett

A Christmas classic returns to Little Golden Books, with beautiful new artwork by a beloved Golden Books illustrator!   The Nutcracker is back in print as a Little Golden Book, with all-new illustrations...


I Want to be a Ballerina

By: Anna Membrino
illustrated by: Smiljana Coh

When Mia tries to become a ballerina just like her big sister, she discovers that getting the right outfit is just the beginning. Despite great effort, there are lots of mishaps, and Mia doesn’t...

I Want to Be a Ballerina: Read & Listen Edition

By: Anna Membrino
illustrated by: Smiljana Coh

When Mia tries to become a ballerina just like her big sister, she discovers that getting the right outfit is just the beginning. Despite great effort, there are lots of mishaps, and Mia doesn’t...

On the Runway (Barbie)

By: Mary Man-Kong

Play with fashion in this new Rub & Reveal activity book—starring Barbie! Girls ages 3 to 7 will love to place the textured plastic mold beneath a page of artwork and rub with a crayon to create...


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The Noisy Paint Box Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Barb Rosenstock

Vasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite. And when his family sent him to art classes, they expected him...

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The Sixty-Eight Rooms Educator Guide

By: Marianne Malone

Almost everybody who has grown up in Chicago knows about the Thorne Rooms. Housed in the Children’s Galleries of the Chicago Art Institute, they are a collection of 68 exquisitely crafted miniature...

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Still Star-Crossed

By: Melinda Taub

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After the tragic deaths of Romeo and Juliet, the Capulets and Montagues continue their senseless feud.  Prince Escalus decides to take matters into his own hands and arranges a marriage...


A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin

By: Jen Bryant
Illustrated by: Melissa Sweet

A Robert F. Sibert Honor Book

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction...

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The Red Blazer Girls series

The perfect series for kids who loved THE LEMONADE WAR series and are ready for more mysteries!

Edgar Award Nominee for Best Mystery!

"With wit, cunning, snappy dialogue and superior...

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Zero

By: Tom Leveen

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Zero (aka Amanda) was hoping to study art in Chicago. However, when she found out she was ineligible for a scholarship, her dream dried up like the Arizona desert she lives in.  Now she...


Graffiti Moon

By: Cath Crowley

BOOK TALK
High school graduation. One night. A mission. Find Shadow, the mysterious graffiti artist whose work resonates with recent grad, and glass blower Lucy Dervish. She’s sure they’re soul...

All Shook Up

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What's the most embarrassing thing your parents have ever done? Cleaned your face with a wet finger? Yelled at you in front of your friends? Insisted on walking with you at the mall? Although...

Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood

By: Ann Brashares

BOOK TALK
Once upon a time, four best friends shared a pair of magical pants; pants that became the glue that held them together during their summers apart. Can they work their magic one last time...


The City of Ember

By: Jeanne DuPrau

BOOK TALK
Imagine living in a city that is running out of everything -- food, medicine, even electricity. Ember has no natural lighting -- only streetlamps that continually go out, thrusting the entire...

Babymouse #12: Burns Rubber

By: Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

BOOK TALK
Are your ready for something interesting, sports fans? It's our cupcake fanatic Babymouse, and this time she's doing something that has never been done before, something that is unheard...

The Toys Trilogy

By: Emily Jenkins
illustrated by: Paul O. Zelinsky

Here is the third book in the highly acclaimed Toys Trilogy, which includes the companion books Toys Go Out and Toy Dance Party.

"[A] timeless story of adventure and friendship to treasure...

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