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J.T.

By: Jane Wagner

To the guys on the block, J.T. is the kid who stole the radio out of the red convertible before they could get to it. His neighbor, Mrs. Morris, declares him a first-class nuisance. His mother is bewildered...

Jack and the Beanstalk

By: Primarius Corporation
illustrations by: Paul Meisel

As seen on “The Apprentice: Martha Stewart.” Everyone knows the story of Jack and his famous beanstalk, but here’s a contemporary retelling with enough new twists and turns to surprise...

Jack Black and the Ship of Thieves

By: Carol Hughes

Jack Black is thrilled when his father, the captain of the largest airship in the world, invites him on the ship’s maiden voyage. Once aloft, Jack overhears a plot to sabotage the ship. But before...


Jack-O-Lantern

By: Golden Books

Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk

By: Liesl Shurtliff

Fans of The Land of Stories and Ella Enchanted will give a GIANT cheer for this funny fairytale retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk!All his life, Jack has longed for an adventure, so when giants turn up...

Jackie Robinson and the Story of All Black Baseball

By: Jim O'Connor

Illus. in full color with black-and-white photos. "Covers not only the story of Robinson's prowess and his problems as the first black man to play in the major leagues, but also the story of the rise...


Jackrabbit

By: Jonathan London

Illustrated in full color. Forced from her home by bulldozers, baby Jackrabbit can't keep up with her family and finds herself frightened and alone. It's not long, however, before some humans discover...

Jackson Jones and Mission Greentop

By: Mary Quattlebaum

Basketball-loving Jackson Jones never wanted any part of Rooter’s, the community garden where his mother got him his very own plot for his 10th birthday. But he made the best of it, even planting...

Jackson Jones and Mission Greentop

By: Mary Quattlebaum

Basketball-loving Jackson Jones never wanted any part of Rooter’s, the community garden where his mother got him his very own plot for his 10th birthday. But he made the best of it, even planting...


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Jackson Jones and the Puddle of Thorns

By: Mary Quattlebaum

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Meet basketball-loving entrepreneur Jackson Jones, whose tenth birthday and unexpected green thumb bring him disappointment, frustration, and even more negative attention from neighborhood...

Jake

By: Audrey Couloumbis

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Jennifer L. Holm Author Study Kit

By: Jenni Holm;

Believe in the possible . . . with this New York Times bestseller by three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm.
 
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer. Science can change the world...

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Jennifer L. Holm Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Jenni Holm
Guide prepared by: Susan Geye, Director of Library Services, Everman ISD, Texas

Believe in the possible . . . with this New York Times bestseller by three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm.
 
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer. Science can change the world...

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Johnny Swanson

By: Eleanor Updale

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Bullied by his classmates, Johnny falls for an advertisement that promises to help him—but it ends up being a scam.  When his family’s greedy landlord raises their rent and threatens...

Jump into the Sky

By: Shelley Pearsall

It's May 5, 1945. Carrying nothing but a suitcase and a bag of his aunt's good fried chicken, 13-year-old Levi Battle heads south to a U.S. Army post in search of his father—a lieutenant in an elite...

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Junie B., First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and Other Thankful Stuff)

By: Barbara Park
illustrated by: Denise Brunkus

BOOK TALK
I am Junie B.  I like Thanksgiving, but I do not like pumpkin pie.  I like the list we are riting writing for Mr. Scary’s class bout the things we are thankful for.  My 2 favorite things...