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This award-winning contemporary classic is the survival story with which all others are compared--and a page-turning, heart-stopping adventure, recipient of the Newbery Honor.
Just as Henry Huggins is complaining that nothing exciting ever happens, a friendly dog sits down beside him and looks pleadingly at his ice-cream cone. From that moment on, the two are inseparable...
Joe Stoshack lives for baseball. He knows everything there is to know about the game -- except how to play well. His specialty is striking out.
Ben Franklin was the most famous American in the entire world during colonial times. No wonder! After all, the man could do just about anything. Is such a thing possible? Is it. Take a look inside and find Ben busy at work on every spread.
Pie Pennelli loves hockey, but his skates are too big and one of his teammates gives him a hard time. When the neighbor kids find an antique hockey game, they swear the game is magic and can predict every play Pie's team will make. Is it magic?
No one would believe me but at times I would choose wartime in Saigon over peacetime in Alabama.
The thing about Hank's new friend Inkling is, he's invisible. No, not imaginary. Inkling is an invisible bandapat, a creature native only to the Peruvian Woods of Mystery. (Or maybe it is the Ukrainian glaciers.
Jake recounts his second grade introduction to Link Baxter, SuperBully, who becomes his class project partner, with surprising results.When Jake was three years old at Miss Lulu's Dainty Diaper Day Care Center, what did he know about bullies?
A little magic can take you a long way. After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge.
When a third-grade classmate gets her picture in the paper for winning a spelling bee, Judy is determined to find a way to become famous herself.
Michael and Derek don't expect the adventure of a lifetime visiting a Civil War museum with their grandmother.
A warm, moving portrait of Abraham Lincoln told through the eyes of his children and captured in exquisite full-color illustrations. Historians claim him as one of America's most revered presidents.
A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors.
Ruby Lavender used to have a good life. She and her grandmother, Miss Eula, were inseparable--they even drove the getaway car together for chickens rescued from the slaughterhouse!
One night during the summer of 1864, Addy Walker overhears her parents talk about an exciting yet terrifying idea- escaping slavery.
Mr. Popper has penguins in his fridge, an ice rink in the basement, and a family for whom life will never be the same How many penguins in the house is too many?
At first, Maggie is just feeling stubborn when she declares she won't learn cursive. What's wrong with print, anyway? And she can easily type on a computer, so why would she need to know how to read those squiggly lines? But soon all her classmates are buzzing about Maggie's decision, especially after her teacher, Mrs. Leeper, says Maggie's cursive is so sloppy that her name looks like "Muggie."
The story of a small boy's trip to rescue an overworked dragon from a jungle island bristling with wild beasts.
A young girl's story about life on a farm with her brother, mother and grandparents.
In this enthralling story, a boy builds a treehouse in the mountains and learns to live entirely by his wits.
"You have the right to remain silent." However... The fifth-grade girls and the fifth-grade boys at Laketon Elementary don't get along very well. But the real problem is that these kids are loud and disorderly.
As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen's family takes in Annemarie's best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.
At first, Travis couldn't stand the sight of Old Yeller The stray dog was ugly, and a thieving rascal, too.
Who was the largest baby ever born in the state of Maine? Who dug the Great Lakes? Who gouged out the Grand Canyon? Why, Paul Bunyan, of course, America's finest, fastest, funniest lumberman and favorite tall-tale hero.