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The Flying Garbanzos

By: Barney Saltzberg
illustrated by: the author

Now in paperback, here's a birthday book with a twist, involving a circus family, a flying cake, and a guessing game that keeps readers wondering what baby Beanie will do!

Five Ancestors Out of the Ashes #3: Jackal

By: Jeff Stone

Jake explores his super-smart, sneaky Jackal side in the final installment of this high-octane, page-turning series!   After all the excitement and danger he and his friends survived in California,...

Tillie the Terrible Swede

By: Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by: Sarah McMenemy

When Tillie Anderson came to America, all she had was a needle. So she got herself a job in a tailor shop and waited for a dream to find her. One day, a man sped by on a bicycle. She was told "bicycles...


Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson

By: Sue Stauffacher
Illustrated by: Greg Couch

Althea is nothing but trouble! Everyone agrees: her mama, her daddy, her teacher, even the policeman. But when Buddy Walker, the play leader on Althea's street in Harlem, watches her play paddle tennis,...

The Five Ancestors Book 3: Snake

By: Jeff Stone

Twelve-year-old Seh is a snake-style master and a keeper of secrets. Close-lipped and ever-watchful, he has used his highly attuned senses to collect information about his brothers, his temple, and even...

Crash

By: Jerry Spinelli

Now available in paperback, Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli's hilarious, poignant story of  cocky seventh-grade superjock Crash Coogan.


Bobby Baseball

By: Robert K. Smith

Ten-year-old Bobby Ellis loves everything about baseball, from the hits to the hot dogs. That's why he calls himself Bobby Baseball! Every day he dreams of becoming a major league pitcher and joining the...

The Whole Sky Full of Stars

By: Rene Saldana, Jr.

Barry can punch anyone hard enough to make them see a whole sky full of stars, though that's not really his style. Barry and Alby have been friends since the first grade. They've always protected one another.When...

The Random House Book of Sports Stories

By: Illustrated by Thomas B. Allen

Crowds will go wild for these 16 slam-dunk sports stories by authors ranging from Bruce Brooks to Ernest Hemingway.  Includes illustrations by acclaimed artist Thomas B. Allen.


Resources

The Tanglewood Terror

By: Kurtis Scaletta

BOOK TALK
 
They say history repeats itself and in the town of Tanglewood, this is exactly the case.  When thirteen-year-old Eric Parrish comes across some glowing mushrooms in the woods...