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It's Not Fair!


Amy Krouse Rosenthal - 2008
    And life can't always go the way we want it to. But with this delightful and witty book, Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld reassure us that everyone, including pigs, planets, and square pegs, sometimes thinks: It's not fair!

Elmo Says Achoo!


Sarah Albee - 2000
    But the mysterious wrapped gift has a curious effect--it's making Elmo sneeze! And every time Elmo sneezes, something funny happens. Toddlers will love following along when Elmo's sneezes cause laundry to fall off its line and much more in this Early Step into Reading™ story.

Harry and the Terrible Whatzit


Dick Gackenbach - 1977
    When his mother goes to the cellar and doesn't return right away, Harry shoves aside his fears to search for her and confronts the terrible two-headed whatzit.

Amelia Bedelia Tries Her Luck


Herman Parish - 2013
    Amelia Bedelia, America's favorite housekeeper, has been making readers laugh for fifty years!America's favorite housekeeper investigates all kinds of good luck and bad luck in this beginning reader starring Amelia Bedelia as a young girl. Why is it unlucky for a black cat to cross your path? Why does a horseshoe bring good luck? If you step on a crack, will you really break your mother's back? Amelia Bedelia, who always takes things literally, tries to understand common superstitions in this funny book about friendship

My Brother Louis Measures Worms: And Other Louis Stories


Barbara Robinson - 1988
    How is it that Louis has been driving his mother's car around town if he's only eight years old? Where did the cat go to have her kittens?Who won the free wedding? Whether it's costume parades, mysterious paint allergies, or bicycle disasters, there's never a dull moment when the Lawson family is around!

This Is Actually My Party


Lauren Child - 2007
    It's Charlie's birthday, but Lola is so excited, she opens all of Charlie's birthday cards and blows out his birthday candles?and gets banned from the party! Will Charlie and Lola be able to make up in time to save the party?and their friendship?

This Is the Teacher


Rhonda Gowler Greene - 2006
    This is the teacher all ready for school. These are the students who rush through the door and topple the teacher all ready for school. The chaos continues&150and accumulates&150on each spread.An ant farm is tipped over, the birthday boy slips and spills his cupcakes, and then the class hamster escapes. . . . Through it all, the stalwart teacher manages to keep her cool. But, boy, is she ready for bed at the end of the day!

Two Times the Fun


Beverly Cleary - 2005
    He likes to use a real, grown-up shovel. While he's working, his sister, Janet, pretends to be a bird! She likes to use her imagination. But the twins both like silly jokes, brand- new boots, and talking to Mr. Lemon, the mailman.As Beverly Cleary writes about Jimmy and Janet's doings, the unique understanding of children that she brings to all of her beloved books is coupled with a keen awareness of duo dynamics that comes from raising twins herself.Originally published as four separate picture books (The Real Hole, Two Dog Biscuits, The Growing-Up Feet, and Janet's Thingamajigs), these are stories that a Jimmy would like because they are so true-to-life, and that a Janet would love because they are so believable.

Fancy Nancy: The Dazzling Book Report


Jane O'Connor - 2009
    After all, she is the second-best artist in her class. She is using beads, fringe, and a fancy border. And she is writing about Sacajawea, a true-life heroine. What could go wrong?Join Nancy as she learns that you can't judge a book report by its cover! With simple text and vibrant illustrations, this newest addition to the Fancy Nancy I Can Read series will delight readers young and old.

Novel Ideas: Judy Blume's Fudge Series: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing/Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great/Super Fudge/Fudge-A-Mania/Double Fudge


Crystal Rende - 2007
    The program was developed by certified elementary classroom teachers and has been proven successful for use in the classroom and homeschool settings. This copy and use workbook is a child-directed novel study. There is no parental or teacher prep time required.

Chasing Normal


Lisa Papademetriou - 2008
    It's tough enough that her mom left a few years ago and that her artist dad decorates the house solely with "treasures" from the "vintage" store (read: all their furniture is made out of plastic) but it's just too much when Mieka and her dad have to leave Boston to go to spend the summer with her sick grandmother in Texas-someone Mieka has never met. Grandma Baker isn't just brutally honest, she's brutal. She tells Mieka she's fat, frumpy, and basically unwanted. It's all too much to handle, especially when she has to stay with her Aunt Kate's family. The most normal family ever. Aunt Kate stays at home with the kids (where IS Mieka's mom anyway?), Uncle Dave wears a suit to work, cousin Mark is a genius and Greta-well, she's Mieka's age but that's where the similarity ends. She's blond, beautiful, fit, friendly, popular and practically perfect.But as the summer progresses and Mieka learns a thing or two about herself (hey, she can actually learn to enjoy herself at camp, even if it is Bible camp and she happens to be a bit chubbier than every other camper there) and her family members she realizes that there's no such thing as normal. That even though she and her dad aren't a conventional family and aren't rich and don't go to church they are incredibly lucky to have each other and to have love. And even the perfect kids seem to be chasing normal too.

The Backup Bunny


Abigail Rayner - 2018
    Fluffy is thrilled to have the chance to play with Max, but is soon rejected by the observant child who notices that his ears are too new and perky. Can Fluffy find a way into his favorite boy's heart?  The Backup Bunny will keep you laughing and inspire you to make room for another favorite story.

True Confessions of Margaret Hilda Roberts Aged 14 ¼


Sue Townsend - 2013
    Then got out of bed and had a brisk rub down with the pumice stone. I opened the curtains and saw that the sun was shining brightly. (A suspicion is growing in my mind that the BBC is not to be trusted.)Margaret Hilda Roberts is a rather ambitious 14 � year old grocer's daughter from Grantham. She can't abide laziness, finds four hours of chemistry homework delightful and believes she is of royal birth - or at least destined for great things. But Margaret knows that good things never come to those who wait . . .These are the secret diary entries of a girl born into an ordinary life, yet who might just go on to become something really rather extraordinary, and she is brilliantly brought vividly to life by bestselling author Sue Townsend, Britain's favourite comic writer for over three decades.'Essential reading for Mole followers' Times Educational Supplement'Wonderfully funny and sharp as knives' Sunday TimesSue Townsend is Britain's favourite comic author. Her hugely successful novels include eight Adrian Mole books, The Public Confessions of a Middle-Aged Woman (Aged 55�), Number Ten, Ghost Children, The Queen and I, Queen Camilla and The Woman Who Went to Bed For a Year, all of which are highly acclaimed bestsellers. She has also written numerous well-received plays. She lives in Leicester, where she was born and grew up.

My Worst Day Ever!


Katrina Kahler - 2014
    As the countdown begins, her world fills with new friendships and surprises, especially when a very pretty girl unexpectedly joins her class and they become great friends. In addition, the cutest boy at school suddenly becomes a part of their group and Julia looks forward to the special occasion that they are all planning for. But without warning, the events that begin to unfold are not at all what Julia has anticipated. Is there a bully in their midst and is bullying going on around her? What is in store for Julia and what is the final outcome of her worst day ever? You are sure to love the first book in the Julia Jones series. It is fast paced and suspenseful and will captivate you from start to finish. A fantastic book for girls aged from 9 to 12.

The Perfect Spylet


Jill Marshall - 2008
    When Janey is given access to a secret shop for spies, she's in spylet-heaven! And with some particularly nasty little spylets on the loose, it's lucky Janey's kitted out with the latest spy-gear!