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Monkey Math

by Larry Dane Brimner

Simple, rhyming text counts monkeys as they swing into a kitchen, enjoy a wild visit, and swing back out.

Mountain Biking

by Larry Dane Brimner

Describes the history, equipment, safety tips, and competitive riding of mountain bikes.

Mountains: A True Book

by Larry Dane Brimner

Describes what mountains are, how they are formed, what kinds of plants and animals live on them, and how they affect the surrounding weather.

The Names Project (Cornerstones of Freedom)

by Larry Dane Brimner

Describes the continually growing quilt that is being created as a memorial to those who have died of AIDS and to draw attention to this devastating disease.

Nana's Fiddle

by Larry Dane Brimner

Although her neighbors are reluctant to listen to her play the fiddle, Nana persists and her hog steals the show.

Nana's Hog

by Larry Dane Brimner

Although people think her behavior improper, Nana rides a hog through town.

Neptune: A True Book

by Larry Dane Brimner

Describes the eighth planet from the Sun, Neptune, and its orbit, rotation, gassy surface, rings, moons, and the visit by the Voyager 2 probe.

The New Kid

by Larry Dane Brimner

Gabby learns a lesson in kindness when she befriends the new girl in school.

The Noodle Game

by Larry Dane Brimner

Three J has the opportunity to cheat in a contest to win a new bike and must decide what to do.

The Pet Show

by Larry Dane Brimner

The Corner Kids learn that it takes patience to teach their dog tricks in time for the community pet show.

Pluto: A True Book

by Larry Dane Brimner

Discusses the smallest, most distant, and most mysterious planet in our solar system, its discovery, and its peculiar orbit. [This book was written before Pluto was demoted to being a dwarf planet.]

Praying Mantises: A True Book

by Larry Dane Brimner

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, life cycle, protective devices, and relatives of the praying mantis.

The Promise

by Larry Dane Brimner

Three J and Alex help Gabby keep a promise to her grandmother.

Quiet Wyatt

by Larry Dane Brimner

A boy who is normally very loud is quiet on this day. He imagines all the way he could be loud.

Raindrops

by Larry Dane Brimner

Follows the water cycle, as a raindrop moves into a creek, into a stream, into a river, and to its end in a lazy ocean.

Rock Climbing

by Larry Dane Brimner

Presents a brief description of rock climbing, a sport that requires little equipment, appeals to all ages, and is considered to be mental as well as physical.

Rolling ... In-Line!

by Larry Dane Brimner

Book for children and teens about all aspects of in-line skating: its history, the equipment needed, various maneuvers, how to select skates, safety equipment, and more.

Rumble Bus

by Larry Dane Brimner

Passengers get on and off the bus, providing a lesson in addition and subtraction.

Sammy's Something Sweet

by Larry Dane Brimner

When his Granny Frannie wants something sweet for dessert, young Sammy decides to play a trick on her.

School Rules

by Larry Dane Brimner

Alex, Three J, Gabby, and their classmates decide on rules of behavior so that the class can work well together.

The Sidewalk Patrol

by Larry Dane Brimner

Gabby and her friends take time to move some bicycles so that their blind neighbor can walk on the sidewalk.

Silent Kay and the Dragon

by Larry Dane Brimner

Kay goes on a quest with a dragon.

Skiing: A True Book

by Larry Dane Brimner

Illustrates the various styles of skiing, from cross-country to downhill, as well as kinds of equipment and clothing.

Slower Than a Slug

by Larry Dane Brimner

A boy and his little sister argue in rhyme over who is faster, in this story told using opposites.

Snowboarding

by Larry Dane Brimner

Traces the history of this recreational activity, describes the required equipment and basic techniques, concludes with a discussion of safety issues and competitive aspects of the sport.

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