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One Small Dog

by Johanna Hurwitz

Curtis gets a dog when his parents divorce, but his beloved new dog causes problems that he did not expect.

Pee Wee and Plush

by Johanna Hurwitz

Pee Wee is the only guinea pig in Central Park, until Plush turns up. Perhaps now his one wish will come true: that he can have a family. At first Plush isn't interested in exploring with him. Then Pee Wee finds out that winter is coming--something neither of them has ever faced. Can the guinea pigs overcome their differences in time to prepare for the bitter cold? This action-packed tale about building friendship and conquering fear is full of fun and furry surprises!

PeeWee and Plush

by Johanna Hurwitz Patience Brewster

Here is an all-new Park Pals adventure from the author of PeeWee's Tale and Lexi's Tale. When Plush, a female guinea pig, ends up in Central Park, PeeWee thinks he'll have a family soon. But at first, Plush would rather listen to classical music than explore the wild outdoors with him. Then PeeWee finds out that winter will be coming--something neither of them have ever faced. And for once, PeeWee's best friend, Lexi, who always has something smart to say, doesn't have much advice. Will PeeWee and Plush overcome their differences in time to prepare for the bitter cold?Full of surprises, and featuring an adorable cast of guinea pig babies, this action-packed tale about building friendship and conquering fear is sure to find a special place in readers' hearts.

PeeWee’s Tale

by Johanna Hurwitz

An escaped guinea pig living in New York's Central Park is befriended by a squirrel. Park Pals.

PeeWee's Tale

by Johanna Hurwitz Patience Brewster

A guinea pig in Central Park? PeeWee, once a boy's dear pet, has been secretly released into the wilds of Central Park. But instead of relishing his freedom, PeeWee is at first a stranger in a strange land--until he meets Lexi, a city-wise squirrel who gives his new stubby-tailed friend some tips as well as some confidence. A series of eye-opening adventures--from the search for PeeWee's former owner to his discovery of the power of reading--turns a timid rodent into an endearing hero that will leave Hurwitz fans cheering for more.

Presidente de la Clase

by Johanna Hurwitz

Las elecciones del presidente de la clase de quinto grado entre Lucas Cott el payaso de la clase y Cricket Kaufman la preferida de los maestros, mantienen una diferencia minima. Sin embargo las elecciones tendran un final inesperado, es posible que Julio con su gran habilidad de liderazgo se incluya en la contienda sin traicionar a su mejor amigo.

Rip-Roaring Russell

by Johanna Hurwitz

Five-year-old Russell goes to nursery school and has various adventures which show he is growing up, but sometimes he wishes he could still stay home like his baby sister.

Roz and Ozzie

by Johanna Hurwitz Eileen Mckeating

Roz Sasser has a big problem and his name is Ozzie Sims. Roz is the new girl in the fourth grade and she's trying to fit in. But everywhere she goes, second-grader Ozzie tags along, telling silly riddles or dropping his penny collection all over the floor. Ozzie refuses to believe that Roz doesn't like him--aren't his jokes funny? But after a cupcake catastrophe and a fire drill that ends in the principal's office, Roz decides it's time for Ozzie to learn how to do things on his own. Johanna Hurwitz has written a warm and funny story about new friends, old friends, and how to be a friend yourself. Pictures are described. There are over 35 more books you'll have fun reading about boys and girls in first through sixth grade In the Bookshare collection by Johanna Hurwitz.

Russell and Elisa

by Johanna Hurwitz

Three-year-old Elisa's new rag doll goes along on the adventures she and her seven-year-old brother Russell have with friends and family in their apartment building and outside.

Russell Sprouts

by Johanna Hurwitz

First grader Russell Michaels grows more than an inch taller, becoming big enough to wear his red slicker and big enough to deal with family and school challenges.

School Spirit

by Johanna Hurwitz

Julio and other students at Edison-Armstrong Elementary School organize to prevent the closing of their school.

School's Out

by Johanna Hurwitz

There's going to be a French girl named Genevieve living in Lucas' house all summer to help out his mother. Lucas thinks his summer has been ruined. Who needs a full-time baby-sitter hanging around?

Spring Break

by Johanna Hurwitz Karen M. Dugan

[From the inside dust jacket flaps:] "Cricket Kaufman can't wait for spring break to start. Her best friend, Zoe Mitchell, has invited her to go to Washington, D.C., with her family. They'll visit the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian Museum, and best of all, the White House. It's the greatest invitation Cricket has ever had! Leave it to troublemaker Lucas Cott to throw a wrench in the works. Just two days before vacation begins, he makes a fateful bet with Cricket that leaves her homebound with nothing to look forward to except a long, boring week indoors with her family. And what's worse, Zoe has asked someone else to go to Washington instead: Sara Jane Cushman, of all people! Now Cricket's friendship with Zoe is on the rocks, and what was supposed to be the best vacation ever is shaping up to be the worst week of her life. But before long, Cricket discovers that--with a little imagination and a little help from her friends--a spring break can actually be a lucky break. Pictures are described. Join the ever-popular cast of characters from Johanna Hurwitz's best- selling Class Clown, School's Out, Teacher's Pet, Class President, and School Spirit in their latest fun-filled adventures." These and over 35 other books by Johanna Hurwitz are in the enormous Bookshare library. For example you will find Roz and Ozzie, The Just Desserts Club, and Aldo Ice Cream with more on the way.

Squirrel World

by Johanna Hurwitz Kathi Mccord

Award-winning author Johanna Hurwitz is back with a new addition to the charming Park Pals Adventures series. Squirrels Lexington (Lexi) and Lenox decide to visit the New York City streets they were named after. Lexi is worried about leaving Central Park, but Lenox is confident that their streets will be beautiful places, maybe even better than the park! When the two squirrels venture into the city, they soon realize that the human world is stranger and more dangerous than they'd ever imagined. This exciting Park Pals tale brings back the fun, adventure, and favorite furry characters that this award-winning series is known for.

Superduper Teddy

by Johanna Hurwitz

Encouraged by his gregarious sister and his trusty Superman cape, five-year-old Teddy takes his first step toward independence.

Teacher's Pet

by Johanna Hurwitz

Nine-year-old Cricket's expectations of being, as always, the teacher's favorite student are dashed by the arrival of an unusual new girl in her fourth-grade class.

The Up & Down Spring

by Johanna Hurwitz

Yippee! It's spring break and Rory, Derek, and Bolivia are together again. Only this time the boys are at Bolivia's house and she's determined to make their visit perfect. She plans every minute of their stay, including special meals, games, and a super-duper birthday surprise. But then Bolivia's plan starts to unravel, bit by bit. How could she have known that Rory has no sense of direction? And who would have guessed that he'd save the day in an emergency? Most of all, Bolivia never planned on the boys having to stay at her house for an extra week! But by the time Rory and Derek go home, the three friends understand one another-and like one another-even better than they did before.

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