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Harry and the Dinosaurs Make a Christmas Wish

By: Ian Whybrow
illustrated by: Adrian Reynolds

ON A VISIT to Mr. Oakley’s farm, Harry and the Dinosaurs meet a bunch of little ducklings and decide that a pet duckling would be the perfect thing to ask for for Christmas. As the holidays approach,...

Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs

By: Ian Whybrow
illustrated by: Adrian Reynolds

Harry finds some old dinosaurs in his Grandma’s attic. He cleans them up and makes them his own, carefully (and accurately) naming each one. Harry and his dinosaurs go everywhere together. But one...

Daughter of Madrugada

By: Frances Wood

As the only daughter in the de Haro family, the time has come for 13-year-old Cesa to assume the responsibilities of a woman. But Cesa isn’t interested in the kitchen. She loves the land–the...


Forget This! (Disney/Pixar Inside Out)

By: Tracey West
illustrated by: RH Disney

Disney/Pixar's Inside Out takes you to a place that everyone knows, but no one has ever seen: the world inside the human mind. This new chapter book based on the film lets the reader decide how the story...

The Bog Baby

By: Jeanne Willis
illustrated by: Gwen Millward

Do you believe in Bog Babies?If you don’t, you will!When two small sisters go fishing in a magic pond, they find something much better than a frog or a newt. They find a Bog Baby. Small and blue,...

Switched

By: Jessica Wollman

From rags . . .Laura Mellon has never met a fabric she couldn't soften or a stain she couldn't remove. She's tired of cleaning houses with her starry-eyed mom. But it's the only way she'll save enough...


The Battle for the Castle

By: Elizabeth Winthrop

The adventure continues in this exciting companion to The Castle in the Attic.As William turns twelve, he wonders if Jason is still his best friend. In the past year, Jason has grown a foot taller, while...

The Velveteen Rabbit

By: Margery Williams
illustrated by: William Nicholson

Nursery magic is very strange and wonderful, and only those playthings that are old and wise and experienced like the Skin Horse understand all about it.Like the Skin Horse, Margery Williams understood...

Kat Got Your Tongue

By: Lee Weatherly

After a terrible car accident, Kat wakes up with no idea who she is, and no memory of anything before the crash. She doesn't even recognize her mum, much less her friends from school—Poppy, Jade,...


Resources

Belle Prater’s Boy

By: Ruth White

TEACHERS GUIDE
ABOUT THIS BOOK
In this vivid coming-of-age story, two cousins develop a real friendship while discovering the truths about their families and themselves.
Twelve-year-old...

The Castle in the Attic

By: Elizabeth Winthrop

NOTE TO TEACHERS
The Castle in the Attic
Elizabeth Winthrop
Grades 5 - 8
The Castle in the Attic and The Battle for the Castle are stories of courage and trust, growing up and family....