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I Am Jack

By: Susanne Gervay

Life is good for Jack. He's a great photographer, he wins at handball, and time at home with his family is never boring. But when big George Hamel starts calling Jack "Butt Head," school becomes a little...

School Day with Blue

By: Golden Books
illustrated by: Zina Saunders

Blue is off to school! Kids play to learn with Blue and her friends in this 32-page coloring book with spot color. Eight tabs feature eight different characters and colors! A wipe-on/wipe-off activity...

Piece = Part = Portion

By: Scott Gifford

Just as hola and bonjour mean “hello,” in the language of math, fractions, decimals, and percents describe the same thing in slightly different ways. So why are so many kids bewildered by this...


Watch Out! Man-Eating Snake!

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

Stacy Arrow's first day of school isn't going well at all. She was only trying to help when she told Jiwon, the girl with the black hair, that her drawing of herself looked like a cow. And she didn't mean...

Piece=part=portion/Pedazo=parte=porcion

By: Scott Gifford

Just as hola and bonjour both mean "hello" in different languages, fractions, decimals, and percents describe the same quantities in different ways. So why are so many kids bewildered by this math basic?...

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library

By: Chris Grabenstein

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory meets A Night in the Museum in this action-packed New York Times bestseller from Chris Grabenstein, coauthor of I Funny, Treasure Hunters and other bestselling...


Pictures of Hollis Woods

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

This Newbery Honor book about a girl who has never known family fighting for her first true home “will leave readers . . . satisfied” (Kirkus Reviews).   Hollis Woods is the place where...

The Beast in Ms. Rooney's Room

By: Patricia Reilly Giff
illustrated by: Blanche Sims

It's September again.What does it mean for Richard "Beast" Best to be left back? It means being teased by his old friends while he's stuck facing the same old teacher in the same old classroom....

Too Cool for School

By: Golden Books
illustrated by: Ron Zalme

Cosmo and Wanda magically make Timmy the coolest kid in school . . . then they wish they hadn’t, in this 32-page coloring book based on Nickelodeon’s newest hit show, The Fairly OddParents!...


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The Beast in Ms. Rooney’s Room

By: Patricia Reilly Giff
illustrated by: Blanche Sims

NOTE TO TEACHERS
Newbery Honor-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff has used her writing talents and experience as a teacher to create the beloved Polk Street School books.
Discover the original...

Bears Beware

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BOOK TALKS
Mitchell does not want to go on the overnight camping trip with the kids at the Zig Zag Center; he wants to write a story about Gary Bopper, a powerful magician.  Sadly, Mitchell does...