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The Case of the Cool-Itch Kid

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

Dawn Bosco's on her way to summer camp. She can't wait for the fun to begin, but when her shell mirror and a favorite pin disappear, it's time for the Polka Dot Private Eye to investigate.Dawn's sure one...

Emily Arrow Promises to Do Better This Year

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

Ms. Rooney asks her students to make New Year's resolutions and Emily promises "to do better"--at everything. But can she keep such a challenging resolution?

The Fly on the Ceiling

By: Dr. Julie Glass
illustrated by: Richard Walz

Recognized as the father of analytic geometry, René Descartes was a French mathematician and philosopher. Kids will love this funny and very accessible tale - based on one of math's greatest myths...


Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Writing Thank-you Notes

By: Peggy Gifford
Illustrated by: Valorie Fisher

Every tween reader’s favorite procrastinator is back . . . in paperback!It isn't as though Moxy isn’t grateful for her Christmas presents. She is. She’s just not thrilled that she has...

The Seven Sneezes

By: Golden Books

A classic Golden Book, with lots of kid appeal, is back in print!What happens when the local rag man sneezes? The kitten’s ears end up on the bunny. The bunny’s ears end up on the kitten. The...

Guppy Tales (Bubble Guppies)

By: Golden Books
illustrated by: Golden Books

Starring Molly, Gil, and the rest of Nickelodeon's Bubble Guppies, this activity book will entertain boys and girls ages 3-7 for hours—plus it includes 6 chunky crayons!


Snaggle Doodles

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

April is invention month. "We're going to  make our own inventions," says Ms. Rooney, "and  work together in  groups."Though Emily Arrow knows it's important...

Lazy Lions, Lucky Lambs

By: Patricia Reilly Giff

The children in Ms. Rooney's room are supposed to be writing about real people, but writing is Beast's worst subject.


Resources

Zigzag Kids

By: Patricia Reilly Giff
illustrated by: Alasdair Bright

The author of the beloved Kids of the Polk Street School series introduces a new generation of readers to a multicultural group of kids who enjoy all the activities of an after-school center.
 
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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...