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Junie B.'s Second Sensational Ebook Collection!

By: Barbara Park
Illustrated by: Denise Brunkus

Meet the world's funniest kid—Junie B. Jones! This hysterical collection includes 4 Junie B. favorites—Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake (JBJ #5), Junie B. Jones and That Meanie...

The Invisible Boy

By: Trudy Ludwig
illustrated by: Patrice Barton

Meet Brian, the invisible boy. Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday party . . . until, that is, a new kid comes to class.When Justin, the new boy, arrives,...

American Tall Tales

By: Mary Pope Osborne
Illustrated by: Michael McCurdy

Celebrating the 15th anniversary of these collection of tales. There are among nine "tall" heroes featured in this exuberant collection of traditional American folk tales, including Paul Bunyan,...


How I Spent My Summer Vacation

By: Mark Teague

Some kids spend their summer vacation at camp. Some kids spend it at Grandma's house. Wallace Bleff spent his out west...on a ride, a rope, and a roundup he'll never forget.

Calendar Mysteries #9: September Sneakers

By: Ron Roy
illustrated by: John Steven Gurney

In the ninth book of the Calendar Mysteries, an early chapter-book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives, Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy have taken care of the...

Dog-Gone School

By: Amy Schmidt
photographs by: Ron Schmidt

This photographic book of school-themed poems is sure to delight dog lovers and poetry fans alike. As they did in the companion title, Loose Leashes, this husband-and-wife team combine his photographs...


Cheesie Mack Is Running like Crazy!

By: Steve Cotler
illustrated by: Douglas Holgate

Readers of Diary of a Wimpy Kid will love Cheesie's wacky lists, drawings, and made-up words as he tells the story of the weirdest election in the history of the sixth grade!In his third adventure, Cheesie...

Cheesie Mack Is Cool in a Duel

By: Steve Cotler
illustrated by: Adam McCauley

Cheesie and Georgie are back, and this time they're off to the greatest summer camp in Maine. As the oldest of the Little Guy campers, they'll get to make the campfires and choose the sports teams. It's...

Icky Ricky #1: Toilet Paper Mummy

By: Michael Rex
illustrated by: Michael Rex

The creator of Goodnight Goon and The Runaway Mummy pulls from his mad-scientist brain a kid so attracted to slime, muck, dirt, and yuck he could only be called Icky Ricky.Uh-oh! Icky Ricky is in trouble...


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I Pledge Allegiance Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Pat Mora and Libby Martinez

Libby's great aunt, Lobo, is from Mexico, but the United States has been her home for many years, and she wants to become a U.S. citizen. At the end of the week, Lobo will say the Pledge of Allegiance...

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And We Stay Reading Group Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Jenny Hubbard

"In And We Stay, Jenny Hubbard treats tragedy and new beginnings with a skilled, delicate hand.  Her otherworldly verse and prose form a flowing monument to all the great storytellers of the past."...

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Muckers Book Talk

By: Sandra Neil Wallace

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Hatley, Arizona is a mining town and the copper has all been mined.  When the mine closes, the school will also close because people will leave Hatley.  So this is the final year of the...


Too Cool for this School Book Talk

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Life is about as perfect as it can get for Lane Cisco.  She is starting her first year at Rio Chama Middle School and has just been chosen as one of the sixth grade class captains.  Why...

Outcasts United and Out of Nowhere Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Warren St. John and Maria Padian

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The Invisible Boy

By: Trudy Ludwig
Illustrated by: Patrice Barton

Meet Brian, the invisible boy. Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday party . . . until, that is, a new kid comes to class.

When Justin, the...

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Cheesie Mack Series

By: Steve Cotler

"Cheesie Mack is a true original." —Gordon Korman, bestselling author of Swindle and Schooled

Ronald "Cheesie" Mack is not a genius or anything, but he remembers everything that happened...

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Bullying Book Discussion Guide

By: Random House

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Twerp

By: Mark Goldblatt

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Sixth grader Julian Twerski is known for two things he can be proud of: he’s the fastest kid at PS 23 and he’s really smart. However, things are about to change. There’s a new fifth...


Spring/Summer 2013 Storytime Kit

Do you want to be in a band? Well, here's how! First, bug your two older sisters to start a band, and then beg them to join. (It helps if they already know how to sing and play guitar.) Then there are...

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Because of Mr. Terupt and Mr. Terupt Falls Again

Features seven narrators, each with a unique story, and each with a different perspective on what makes their teacher so special.

It’s the start of fifth grade for seven kids at Snow...

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Mr. Terupt Falls Again

By: Rob Buyea

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The seven students that had a special fifth-grade year with Mr. Terupt are granted the rare chance to spend another one with beloved teacher before they move on and graduate from elementary...