[from the back cover] "Who sits high up on the classroom flagpole? Who leaves a mouse's head on the teacher's chair? Who curls up inside a desk and goes to sleep? Who gobbles chicken in the cafeteria? AdventureCat tells the story of her first visit to school. What a story! What a cat!" AdventureCat is brave, curious and outspoken. She even calls the teacher names! Contains frequent use of spelling changed to resemble the accent a cat would have if it could speak such as: freeeee, lifffffee, rowling, Meeeooowwwser, dogsss, cat-lamity and booooyyyy.
What's happening to Becca's mermaid? Becca couldn't wait to see her Christmas presents. Exactly at midnight on Christmas Eve, she stole downstairs -- but suddenly stopped at the foot of the staircase. Something was moving on one side of the tree. And her favorite ornament, her glass mermaid, was swaying in a ghostly light. Becca's mermaid was going to come alive. And Becca was about to have the greatest adventure of her life.
[from the back cover] "A grown-up pretending to be a cat! What next? Jennifer's new neighbor is strange. She climbs trees and challenges kids to a bike race. She wears different-colored socks and talks to herself all the time. She is the weirdest adult Jennifer has ever seen. But now Jennifer is the only one who can warn the lady about Lisa's mean Halloween trick. Should she tell--even if it means losing her best friend?" Look for more books for kids by Susan Clymer like The Glass Mermaid and Adventurecat Goes To School, in the Bookshare collection.
Sarah has to leave her beloved computer to go on a mountain trek with her parents and two huge llamas, but she soon gets into the spirit of the trip.
After Micah's class adopts a tarantula as the new class pet, a mysterious chain of vanishing treats keeps everyone guessing, until the hungry culprit is finally discovered.
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