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Wilbur is busy getting everything ready for Easter. He made new baskets, painted the eggs, and made lots of candy. Everything was all set to go, until Easter Eve, Wilbur gets sick. His friends try to help him but it is too big of a job for them. Can they save Easter, or won't there be one this year?
Two mice both find the same pumpkin and care and tend to it until it grows larger than they ever imagined. They both have different plans for the pumpkin, however. Can they share the pumpkin?
An account of the writing of the "Star-Spangled Banner," detailing how Key was actually behind enemy lines at the time seeking release of a captured friend from the British, who would not allow their departure until the bombardment of Baltimore was completed.
Because her good deeds are not noticed, a small witch steals every trick-or-treat bag in town on Halloween.
Harry's decision to become a vegetarian causes some problems for him in his third-grade class.
Mother's Day is extra special when Lenny, Linda, Laurie, Louise, Larry, baby Lester, and Dad pitch in to surprise Mom. They're all hiding in the house, and as Mom goes from room to room, each jumps out with kind deeds and gifts. At the end of her journey, the family celebrates around the table together.
From the dust jacket: "Horace thinks of Alice as his only friend. But he doesn't act friendly. Instead, he acts like a bully. "Oh, Horace, you are so mean!" Alice complains. On April Fools' Day, Alice is scared to leave her house. She knows Horace will be waiting, ready to play mean tricks. And he does. When she goes outside, he spills a pail of water on her, pulls her tail, and chases her around the block. Alice has had enough! She decides to get even with Horace. She dreams up some tricks of her own to play on him. When he has recovered, Horace learns something about what it really means to be friends." Most pictures are described.
Sherwood Squirrel, Penelope Porcupine, and Reginald Rabbit were excited because Godfrey Groundhog thought that when he woke up on February 2nd he would not see his shadow. Roland Raccoon does not want winter to end, and Godfrey needs his friends to help him! Includes picture descriptions.
When the pilgrims sent their ten best men (and the Captain's son, Chris) into the woods to hunt turkeys for their dinners, they had no idea that the turkeys would outsmart them, stick them into the worst briar patch, or cover them with old, turkey feathers. Battered and with muskets slung low, the ten best men (and the Captain's son, Chris, of course) limped home and suggested squash for dinner. A charming picture book.
This book discusses the eighteen month history, officially beginning April 3, 1860, of the mail delivery between Saint Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, known as the Pony Express.
Pinch is a pack rat who does not want to give up the possessions that are cluttering his house, but when he finally is persuaded to sell them at a neighborhood tag sale, he discovers the beauty of recycling. Includes tips on "reducing, reusing, and recycling."
Juvenile book about an immigrant family living in Manhattan's Lower East Side in 1899.
It is September 1895 in New York City. Six years have passed since Tony Petrosino, a 14-year-old Italian immigrant, seized the opportunity to become a photographer. Now, his sister Angelina is 14. She would like more education, but Papa has insisted she work full-time.
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