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Gaspard and Lisa Friends Forever

By: Anne Gutman
illustrated by: Georg Hallensleben

Gaspard and Lisa have been friends for a long time . . . ever since last year. In Gaspard and Lisa Friends Forever, Gaspard recounts how he and Lisa met on the first day of school. At first, Gaspard wants...

Fish Face

By: Patricia Reilly Giff
illustrated by: Blanche Sims

Emily Arrow may be a poor reader, but she's terrific in math and is also the fastest runner in her class. In October school gets even better when a newcomer from Florida, Dawn Tiffanie Bosco, joins the...

My Potty Book

By: Golden Boooks

Potty training is never easy, but this Precious Moments story is sure to inspire babies and toddlers to trade in their diapers! Featuring a full-sheet of reward stickers to give little ones all the encouragement...


As Big as You

By: Elaine Greenstein
illustrated by: author

When you were born, you were as big as a cabbage,Your knee was as round as a radish,Your ear as wee as a sweet pea.You were as quiet as a mouse. Through spring, summer, winter, and fall, baby grows and...

The Beast and the Halloween Horror

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

Halloween should be fun, but Beast is in big  trouble. He was working really hard on his spelling  homework when Ms. Rooney read The Halloween Horror  to the class. Then she...


Little Golden Book Fairy Tale Favorites

By: Brothers Grimm; Hans Christian Andersen

Princesses, princes, spells, and happily-ever-afters: this unique collection of classic Little Golden Book fairy tales has them all! The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Wild Swans, and The Blue Book of...

Wild Girl

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

Lidie lives in Brazil, where she rides,  a wild girl dreaming of going to live with her father, Pai, and older brother, Rafael, in New York City. Pai runs a stable at a famous race track. Since her...

Water Street

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

Brooklyn, 1875: Bird Mallon lives on Water Street where you can see the huge towers of the bridge to Manhattan being built. Bird wants nothing more in life than to be brave enough to be a healer, like...


Resources

Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen

By: Donna Gephart

BOOK TALK
Olivia loves playing Jeopardy! more than anything else in her life, and her dream is to be a contestant on the show and meet Alex Trebec.  Since her parents’ divorce, her father lives...

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...

A Thunderous Whisper and The Red Umbrella

"In the midst of the Spanish Civil War, 12-year-old ani unexpectedly gets drawn into a network of underground rebels working to thwart Franco's efforts to destroy the Basque people's way of life. . . ....

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