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Mama, I'll Give You the World

By: Roni Schotter
illustrated by: S. Saelig Gallagher

Exquisite artwork and an exceptionally tender text showcase the special bond between a mother and her daughter. Every day after school, Luisa goes to Walter's World of Beauty to watch her mama work—cutting,...

The Big Tidy-Up

By: Norah Smaridge
Illustrated by: Les Gray

JENNIFER KNEW, AS well as youThat everything has its place,But she just didn’t care a whit, a bit,So her room was a real disgrace!Jennifer’s mother has refused to touch Jennifer’s messy...

Richard Scarry's Please and Thank You Book (Richard Scarry)

By: Written and Illustrated by Richard Scarry

Illus. in full color. The animal residents of Busytown learn useful lessons about manners, thoughtfulness, and caring in this perky, funny paperback.


The Donut Chef

By: Bob Staake

IN THIS DELICIOUS tale, a baker hangs out his shingle on a small street, and soon, the line for his doughnuts stretches down the block. But it’s not long before the competition arrives and a battle...



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Calvin Coconut: Kung Fooey

By: Graham Salisbury
illustrated by: Jacqueline Rogers

BOOK TALK
 
When new student, Benny Obi, shows up in Calvin’s fourth grade class, everyone thinks he’s a little strange. He dresses differently, has different ideas, brags about knowing...

Calvin Coconut

By: Graham Salisbury

A humorous chapter book about a fourth-grade boy, full of the fun of growing up in Hawaii.
 
Calvin Coconut lives near the beach in Kailua, Hawaii, with his mom and his little sister. All...

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Calvin Coconut: Hero of Hawaii

By: Graham Salisbury

Book Talk
It seems exciting at first when a hurricane hits the Hawaiian island where Calvin lives, but the torrential rain soon causes a lot of problems. His sister’s birthday party has to be cancelled,...


The Alchemyst

By: Michael Scott

BOOK TALK
Josh and Sophie, 15-year-old twins, take summer jobs across the street from one another, one in a bookstore and one in a coffee shop. But the arrival of a sinister man in a sleek, dark car...

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

By: Liesl Shurtliff

BOOK TALK
Have you ever wondered where Rumpelstiltskin came from? Or who his parents were? Or how he acquired the magic to turn straw into gold? Rump’s story begins when he is living with his grandmother...

The Georges and the Jewels

By: Jane Smiley

BOOK TALK
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....