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And We Stay

By: Jenny Hubbard

The Morris Award-winning author of Paper Covers Rock delivers another stunning boarding school novel about the aftermath of suicide, female friendship, and romantic tragedy.When high school senior Paul...

Poem-mobiles

By: J. Patrick Lewis and Douglas Florian
illustrated by: Jeremy Holmes

The U.S. Children's Poet Laureate and an award-winning children's poet join their prolific forces in this picture book of poems about cars. But they're not just any cars: there's the "Sloppy-Floppy-Nonstop-Jalopy"...

May B.

By: Caroline Starr Rose

I've known it since last night:It's been too long to expect them to return. Something's happened."If May is a brave, stubborn fighter, the short, free-verse lines are one-two punches in this Laura Ingalls...


Elmo's Tricky Tongue Twisters (Sesame Street)

By: Sarah Albee
illustrated by: Maggie Swanson

Packed into the pages of this sturdy Sesame Street board book is a collection of tongue-tripping rhymes about everyone's favorite Sesame Street Muppets, including Elmo, Grover, Ernie, Bert, Betty Lou,...

Dogteam

By: Gary Paulsen

On a moonlit winter night, a team of dogs pulls a sled, taking the narrator and readers on a wondrous ride through the snow, into and out of the woods. It is a ride you'll wish would never end.Through...

I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss tells three rhyming tales featuring the extended family of the Cat in the Hat in I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories. The Cat’s son shows bravado in “I Can Lick 30 Tigers...


I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories: Read & Listen Edition

By: Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss tells three rhyming tales featuring the extended family of the Cat in the Hat in I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories. The Cat’s son shows bravado in “I Can Lick 30 Tigers...

The Christmas Wish

By: Lori Evert
photographs by: Per Breiehagen

In the tradition of The Snowman, The Polar Express, and the many books of Jan Brett this cozy Nordic tale filled with extraordinary photographs will have readers of all ages believing in the...

The Christmas Wish

By: Lori Evert
photographs by: Per Breiehagen

In the tradition of The Snowman, The Polar Express, and the many books of Jan Brett this cozy Nordic tale filled with extraordinary photographs will have readers of all ages believing in the...


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Poetry K-8 Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Random House; Guide Prepared By: Erica Rand Silverman and Sharon Kennedy, former high school English teachers and co-founders of Room 228 Educational Consulting

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And We Stay Reading Group Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Jenny Hubbard

The Morris Award-winning author of Paper Covers Rock delivers another stunning boarding school novel about the aftermath of suicide, female friendship, and romantic tragedy.


When high...

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The Language Inside Educator Guide

By: Holly Thompson

   Emma Karas was raised in Japan; it's the country she calls home. But when her mother is diagnosed with breast cancer, Emma's family moves to a town outside Lowell, Massachusetts, to stay...

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Novels in Verse

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May B.

By: Caroline Starr Rose

BOOK TALK
Meet Mavis Betterly, loving called May Betts by her brother Hiram, and cruelly called May B. by the kids at school because she has trouble reading.  May is crushed when her parents decide...

Poetry Month

By: Jack Prelutsky
illustrated by: Chris Raschka

Exhilarating, all-new, kid-friendly rhymes capture the range of emotions, from winning to losing to the sheer joy of participating, that children experience as they discover the games of their choice....

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Exposed

By: Kimberly Marcus

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Kate and Liz have been best friends forever and as far as they know nothing will ever change that. But all of a sudden, Kate starts avoiding Liz.  She’s not answering Liz’s phone calls,...

Your Own, Sylvia

By: Stephanie Hemphill

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Pull back the curtain on the very private thoughts of Sylvia and her family and friends. This beautifully written poetry collection covers it all, from the hopes and fears of...

The Swamps of Sleethe

By: Jack Prelutsky
illustrated by: Jimmy Pickering

Jack Prelutsky’s exploration of outer space is not for the faint of heart. No friendly little E.T.–type aliens await your arrival. There are many imaginative ways to perish in these darkly...

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