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Princesses and Puppies (Disney Princess)

By: Jennifer Liberts
illustrated by: Francesco Legramandi and Gabriella Matta

Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and the rest of the Disney princesses laugh and play with cute, cuddly puppies in this Deluxe Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader featuring over 30 shiny stickers! It’s...

Happy Birthday, Princess! (Disney Princess)

By: Jennifer Liberts
illustrated by: Elisa Marrucchi

It's a royal celebration for Belle, Tiana, Jasmine, and the other Disney princesses as they celebrate their birthdays! This Step 1 Deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader is perfect for children ages 4...

What Is a Princess? (Disney Princess)

By: Jennifer Liberts
illustrated by: Atelier Philippe Harchy

The Disney princesses are adventurous, kind, and ready for anything! This Step 1 Deluxe Step into Reading leveled reader is perfect for children ages 4 to 6. The book features Snow White, Belle, Jasmine,...


A Dream for a Princess (Disney Princess)

By: Melissa Lagonegro
illustrated by: Pulsar Estudio

Disney's beloved story of Cinderella is retold in this Deluxe Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader featuring over 30 shiny stickers! It's perfect for children ages 4 to 6.

Who's the Grossest of Them All?

By: Susan McElroy Montanari
illustrated by: Jake Parker

The Three Billy Goats Gruff meets Walter the Farting Dog in this irresistibly kid-friendly read-aloud picture book that has the flavor of a classic nursery tale but with a huge surprise gross-out factor...

Sweets and Treats (Disney Princess)

By: Kristen L. Depken
illustrated by: Gabriella Matta and Francesco Legramandi

Join the Disney princesses for Halloween tricks and sweet treats! This storybook features party invitations and more than 30 stickers—making it the perfect treat for young children ages 3 to 7.


Pupunzel

By: Maribeth Boelts
illustrated by: Hollie Hibbert

Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty got their fractured-fairy-tale due in Dogerella and Sleeping Bootsie. Which princess is next to be puppy-fied? Rapunzel, of course! In this Step 3 send-up, a cocker spaniel...

Pete's Dragon (Disney: Pete's Dragon)

By: RH Disney
illustrated by: RH Disney

Disney’s classic story of an orphan and his pet dragon will delight boys and girls ages 2 to 5. This Little Golden Book retelling of Disney Pete’s Dragon was first published in 1977. A new...

Dragons and Mythical Creatures

By: Natalie Pope Boyce and Mary Pope Osborne
illustrated by: Carlo Molinari

Track the facts about dragons, unicorns, mermaids, and more—with Jack and Annie!   When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #55: Night of the Ninth Dragon, they...


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Off the Page Discussion Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Jodi Picoult
Guide Prepared by: Laura Schick, a librarian at Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon

From #1 New York Times bestselling authors Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, OFF THE PAGE is a tender and appealing YA novel filled with romance, humor, and adventure.
 
Delilah and Oliver...

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Fairy Tale Retellings Educators’ Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

This funny fractured fairy tale goes behind the scenes of Rumpelstiltskin. New York Times Bestselling author Liesl Shurtliff "spins words into gold [Kirby Larson, Newbery Honor winner]."

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We Were Liars Book Talk

By: E Lockhart

BOOK TALK
The three daughters of a very wealthy father constantly fight over the estate and the expensive possessions of their parents. However, their father forces them to come to his private island...


Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Anne Isaacs
Illustrated by: Kevin Hawkes

When Widow Tulip Jones of Bore, England, inherits a ranch in By-Golly Gully, Texas, and moves in with two trunks of tea, twelve pet tortoises, and three servants, hilarity ensues. The peaceful life suits...

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Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Discussion Guide

By: Karen Foxlee

“Magic is “messy and dangerous and filled with longing,” we learn in this brave tale of grief, villainy and redemption that borrows from the story of the Snow Queen. Set in a vast, chilly...

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Will in Scarlet Book Talk

By: Matthew Cody

BOOK TALK
His father missing, their kingdom under attack, and no money to mention, Will Scarlet goes on the run in order to avoid being killed.  His unknowing venture into Sherwood Forest lands him...


The Midnight Dress Book Talk

By: Karen Foxlee

BOOK TALK
Rose and her father never stay in one place very long. Barely long enough for social services to track them, and definitely not long enough to fit in and make friends. But all that changes...

The Book Thief Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Markus Zusak

The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.

It is 1939. Nazi...

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Of Beast and Beauty

By: Stacey Jay

BOOK TALK
This fairy tale for modern teens begins with the blind Princess Isra of the Smooth Skins.  Her fate, to be sacrificed, promises to keep the city of Yuan prosperous.  Gem, her captured...


Far Far Away Reading Group Guide

By: Tom McNeal

A National Book Award Finalist
An Edgar Award Finalist
A California Book Award Gold Medal Winner

A dark, contemporary fairy tale in the tradition of Neil Gaiman.
Jeremy Johnson...

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The Lost Sun

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BOOK TALK
Soren lives in the United States of Asgard, a modern country populated by Norsemen who descend from Odin.  Soren Bearskin hates the berserker blood that lives in his veins.  It was that...

Far Far Away

By: Tom McNeal

BOOK TALK
Jeremy Johnson Johnson’s life has always been tough, but he became an outcast in his small town when he started hearing strange voices in his head.  No one knows that Jeremy has a ghost-buddy,...