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In this second book of The Adventures of Sophie Mouse, Sophie and her friend Hattie Frog go on a daring adventure through the woods in search of some special art supplies!In the second book in The Adventures of Sophie Mouse, Sophie learns about some special emerald berries that will make the most perfect color for a painting she wants to do! But the seamstress who's using the berries tells Sophie that they can only be found in one part of the forest: Weedsnag Way. Though that's far from home, and a little scary, Sophie convinces her best friend, Hattie Frog, that they will be fine. But all is not quite fine, and the girls get lost along the way! Thanks to the help of a squirrel who disappeared from Pine Needle Grove years ago, Sophie and Hattie find the emerald berries...and their way home! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Adventures of Sophie Mouse chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
Sophie Mouse wishes she could play in the water at Forget-Me-Not Lake with her friends, but she can't because she's a mouse. Or can she? Find out in this third book of The Adventures of Sophie Mouse.Sophie Mouse likes being a mouse. So she's excited that she and her classmates are making presentations for school about life as the type of animal they are. Sophie has already made a list of things she can do--run fast, scurry into small places, and more. But while playing at Forget-Me-Not Lake with her friends Hattie Frog and Owen Snake, Sophie realizes one thing she definitely can't do: swim!Hattie and Owen are having so much fun in the water, and Sophie will never be able to join them. Sophie starts to think that being a mouse isn't so special, after all. When Sophie's friends notice her disappointment, can they figure out a way to get her out on the water?With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Adventures of Sophie Mouse chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
From Newbery Honoree Marion Dane Bauer comes a heartwarming novel in verse that's a companion to the "wholly satisfying" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) Little Dog, Lost.When an indoor calico cat named Patches spots a golden autumn leaf fluttering past her window, she can't help but venture outside to chase it. But soon, Patches feels something tugging at her, telling her to find a special place--one she won't know until she sees it. Why must she go on this search? She doesn't know yet. Along the way, Patches finds herself in dire circumstances, but with the help of the other neighborhood animals, she faces off against the scariest dog in town and continues on her journey to her special place. Beautifully told in verse and accompanied by adorable illustrations by Jennifer A. Bell, this heartwarming novel from Newberry Honor-winner, Marion Dane Bauer, is a timeless, touching, and fulfilling story about finding your way home.
From Newbery Honoree Marion Dane Bauer comes the tale of a boy who needs a dog, and a dog who needs a boy--a match made in heaven, if only the two can meet. Mark is a boy who needs a dog. But he can't get his mom on board with his plan. Buddy is a dog who needs a boy. Buddy has an owner already, but not one who understands the kind of love and care--the "something more"--a dog needs. Mr. LaRue is a neighbor who needs a community. He's alone all the time in his huge old house--and everyone needs more than that. Over the course of a summer thunderstorm and one chaotic town council meeting, these three characters cross paths and come together in a timeless tale ripe with emotions and told in verse that resolves with love, understanding, and a sense of belonging--plus a place to play a game of fetch!
Sophie Mouse's little brother goes missing in the fourth book of The Adventures of Sophie Mouse.Sophie's brother Winston really wants to help Sophie and her friends build a fort at Butterfly Brook. But Sophie doesn't want her six-year-old brother hanging around, and she tells him he's too little to join. Soon after Winston leaves, Sophie realizes that they could use his help after all. So she returns to tell Winston he's welcome to come along--but Winston is nowhere to be found! Will Sophie find her little brother?With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Adventures of Sophie Mouse chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
Sophie Mouse is so excited to help her mother bake treats for Silverlake Forest's big Maple Festival in the fifth book of The Adventures of Sophie Mouse.It's finally fall in Silverlake Forest, and that means it's time for the annual Maple Festival! The animals have heard it is going to be the biggest one yet with games, rides and, of course, Lily Mouse's famous maple-filled bake-stand. Sophie is delighted when her mother asks for her help baking the goodies for the festival. When they get there, Sophie runs off to play with her friends...until she notices that no one has come to her mother's stand! Can she use some quick thinking and her artistic skills to draw customers in? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Adventures of Sophie Mouse chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
In this first of a charming series about a little mouse and her forest friends, Sophie Mouse must convince her classmates--and herself--that a new student is nothing to fear. Even if he is a snake! Readers will delight in The Adventures of Sophie Mouse!In the first book of The Adventures of Sophie Mouse, springtime has arrived at Silverlake Forest! The animals are coming out of their homes, buds are blooming on the trees, and the air smells of honeysuckles and tree bark. Sophie Mouse can't wait to go back to school after the long winter break. Even better, there's a new student in class--Sophie loves meeting new animals! But the class gasps when Owen enters: he's a snake! No one is brave enough to sit near him, or play with Owen at recess, or even talk to him. Can Sophie help her friends understand that Owen's not scary after all? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Adventures of Sophie Mouse chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
In Needs a New Name, Stella decides to change her name after a boy from her class keeps calling her "Smella. " How hard can it be to pick a new name? It's not as easy as it sounds.
The long-awaited prequel to the bestseller FOURTH GRADE RATS George, aka "Suds," has just entered third grade, and he's heard the rhyme about "first grade babies/second grade cats/third grade angels/fourth grade rats," but what does this mean for his school year? It means that his teacher, Mrs. Simms, will hold a competition every month to see which student deserves to be awarded "the halo" - which student is best-behaved, kindest to others, and, in short, perfect. Suds is determined to be the first to earn the halo, but he's finding the challenge of always being good to be more stressful than he had anticipated. Does he have to be good even outside of school? (Does he have to be nice to his annoying little sister?) And if Mrs. Simms doesn't actually see him doing a good deed, does it even count? A warm, funny return to elementary school from master storyteller Spinelli.
Sophie and her friends accidently awaken a hibernating hedgehog in the sixth book of The Adventures of Sophie Mouse!Winter has finally arrived in Silverlake Forest and Sophie and her friends are having some snowy fun! While playing one day, they accidentally wake a hedgehog named Pippa who has been hibernating all winter. Though Pippa is a little foggy at first, Sophie, Hattie, and Owen show her all the fun things to do in wintertime. There's ice skating on the pond, sledding down snowy hills, snow-animals to build, and so much more! The only problem is now that Pippa's awake, will she ever be able to get back to sleep? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Adventures of Sophie Mouse chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
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