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Henry, Mudge and Henry's father plan a fun Mother's Day tradition.
Henry (and of course Mudge) loves to visit Great Grandpa Bill. He lives in a house with a lot of other grandpas who like to play with a little boy and his dog. But when Henry discovers a swimming pond near the grandpas' house, he finds out how much fun the grandpas really can be.
From the Book Jacket: A Special Valentine's Day for Henry and Mudge Henry's mother and father are going to a Valentine's Day Sweetheart dance and Henry and Mudge are staying with Mrs. Hopper across the street. Henry's never been in Mrs. Hopper's scary, old stone house with gray trees and dark windows and gargoyle on the door. But inside, Henry and Henry's dog Mudge discovers a houseful of surprises-a grand piano, a room full of costumes, and eleven cats for Mudge to play with! For K - 2 and older readers
Henry, his big dog, Mudge and his family and friends celebrate Henry's special day.
From the Book Jacket: It's a beach day! Henry and Henry's father are taking Henry's big dog Mudge to the ocean for the first time. Henry knows that Mudge loves puddles... but he also knows that Mudge hates baths.... What will happen when Mudge discovers sand, water, and waves?
In this eighth book in the Henry and Mudge series, Henry and his dog Mudge take in a stray cat. It's not a pretty cat, but it is a happy cat and it loves Mudge!
From the Book jacket: Henry and his big dog Mudge have a telescope, a secret code, a magnifying glass, and a spy hat. They're ready to look for clues, steal secrets, and flirt with danger. Checking out the neighborhood, they find a coded message. Could it be that Henry and Mudge aren't the only spies around? Other books in this series are available from Bookshare.
Beginning chapter book for grades 2-4. Other books in this series are available from Bookshare.
From the book: What's wrong with Henry's new tree house? In Henry and Mudge's twenty-first adventure, Henry's Uncle Jake has built him a tree house. Henry loves tree houses, but Mudge can't climb trees. What fun is a tree house if you can't share it with your best friend? Other books in this series are available from Bookshare.
Henry and Mudge met a lot of animals on the farm. Most of the animals were friendly, but not the goose! This is the twenty-third book in this series, and other books about Henry and Mudge are available from Bookshare.
When Henry asks his parents for a baby brother, they say "No!" When Henry begs to move to a street with children, his parents say "No!" When Henry asks for a dog, his parents almost say "No!" Good thing they didn't say it, because Henry and Mudge are best pals. Other books about their adventures are available from Bookshare. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for grades 2-3 at http://www.corestandards.org.]
Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this seventh book of their adventures, they spend a scary but reassuring day at the vet.
For Henry and his big dog Mudge, spring means admiring the first snow glory, playing in puddles in the rain, and watching the five new kittens next door.
Henry wondered if his relatives would like Mudge. Did they ever! This is the fifteenth book of Henry and Mudge's adventures, and other books in this series are available from Bookshare. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.
From the Book Jacket: Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this fifth book of their adventures, they share the joys of winter. Other books in this series are available from Bookshare.
This is the tenth book in the Henry and Mudge series, and other books in the series are available from Bookshare. When Henry takes Mudge to obedience school, he is very nervous. Will they pass that big test?
Mom always likes to tell scary stories on Halloween night, and Henry and Mudge are really scared. After Halloween comes Thanksgiving, and a visit from Aunt Sally. Aunt Sally eats too much and talks too much. She probably won't like dogs ... This is the fourth book in the Henry and Mudge adventure stories. Other books about these pals are available from Bookshare. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.
John Dante is seventeen when the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, and he wants to fight for his country. Then he falls in love with Ginny Burton, who is against all war, and his beliefs are suddenly and unexpectedly questioned. But rather than be judged a traitor or a coward, he enlists. Rylant's story is heartbreaking in its honesty; her controlled, elegant prose lends poignancy to the story's emotional depth. A love story, a coming-of-age tale, a book with a passionate anti-war message, I Had Seen Castles is not to be missed.--Publishers Weekly
Meet The Cobble Street Cousins Lily,who wants to be a poet Tess,who wants to be a Broadway star Rosie,who wants a little cottage with flowers by the door Right now, though, the cousins are sharing an attic bedroom in their Aunt Lucy's light blue house on Cobble Street, and happily making plans for the summer. A cookie company seems the perfect way to make a little money, but it turns out to be much more -- an opportunity to meet some very special neighbors!
In November, the air grows cold and the earth and all of its creatures prepare for winter. Animals seek food and shelter. And people gather together to celebrate their blessings with family and friends. Cynthia Rylant's lyrical language and Jill Kastner's rich, cozy paintings capture the cherished moments of this autumn month--the moments we spend together and the ones we witness in the world around us.
When Daniel's parents die, he goes to live with his grandfather on a remote gray island off British Columbia. Daniel is lonely until he meets a mermaid. When he returns to find her, a sea otter tosses him a shell with key inside. What will this magical key unlock? Written by the Newbery Award-winning author of "Missing May. "
Welcome to Cobble Street! Meet Lily, Rosie, and Tess, the three heroines of a new series by Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant. Lily thinks the three cousins should make a surprise for their Aunt Lucy -- a dollhouse that looks just like Aunt Lucy's flower shop. The cousins get Aunt Lucy's sweetheart, Michael, to help. And then they get busy cutting, painting, gluing, and decorating. And best of all, there's a surprise for Michael too. When the Cobble Street Cousins set their minds to something, it's bound to turn out amazing!
Cynthia Rylant returns to her home state of West Virginia with this powerful and evocative collection of poems. In a heartbreaking narrative that flows like a novel, we follow Ludie from childhood to falling in love and getting married, through the birth of her own children, and on into old age. This is the story of one woman's experiences in a hardscrabble coal-mining town, a story that brims with universal themes about life, love, and family, and all of the joy, laughter, heartache, and loss that accompany them. Would she tell you that six children were too many, that some disappointed, that others surprised,but that, all in all, six were too many and one would have been just fine. Would she tell you that she married that boy at fifteen, not only because he was tall and kind but also because she needed a way out.
This story is about Summer after her foster mother's sudden death, but also her sorrow witnessing the grief of Ob, her foster father.
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