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When a flock of angry birds threaten Zeus and his fellow Olympians, they need the help of a new friend--assuming the stranger is actually a friend!After a horrible drought, Zeus and his fellow Olympians are determined to help restore the land as they try to figure out their current mission, to find a special shield called an aegis. Thanks to some grateful villagers, who benefit from the rain and crops that the young Olympians magically create, they find the armor they need. But they are suddenly swarmed by birds--thousands of killer, scary birds. And when a mysterious boy appears in the chaos, it looks like he might be more connected to the Olympians than they think. Is he friend...or foe?
Nancy and her friends are off on an apple-picking adventure! They are headed to the Kids Apple Festival, where they will pick apples, go on a hayride, and work their way through a cornstalk maze. Bess is excited about the applesauce-eating contest--after all, apples are her favorite food! And the winner gets a whole basket of River Heights Reds, a brand new type of apple! But when the basket--and all the apples in it-- vanishes, Nancy knows she has to get to the core of this mystery. Can she figure out who the bad apple is, or is this festival on the verge of an apple emergency?
Vanishing Fruit? No Way! Nancy and her friends are off on an apple-picking adventure! They are headed to the Kids Apple Festival, where they will pick apples, go on a hayride, and work their way through a cornstalk maze. Bess is excited about the applesauce-eating contest -- after all, apples are her favorite food! And the winner gets a whole basket of River Heights Reds -- a brand new type of apple! But when the basket -- and all the apples in it -- vanishes, Nancy knows she has to get to the core of this mystery. Can she figure out who the bad apple is, or is this festival on the verge of an apple emergency? Picture descriptions included.
It's a spring morning on the farm. Grandpa is fixing breakfast for his visiting grandkids. Suddenly his grandson reports that the cows have got loose! He thinks Big Brown Bessie just stepped on a goose! But Grandpa isn't at all upset at this news- he just pours himself a glass of milk! Why is Grandpa so cool? Because he knows the kids are trying to play an April Fool's trick! And then Grandma steps in with a trick of her own.
When Baby Bird hatches from his egg, his mother is off looking for food. What's a bird to do? Go find his mother, of course! So begins Baby Bird's hilarious, and at times very touching, hunt for his mother. Children will love this deluxe cloth edition of P. D. Eastman's all-time favorite. Soft and snuggly pages, complete with an adorable plush baby bird, let children interact with each wonderful character our little hero meets as he asks again and again, "Are you my mother?" [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]
Baboon's new home is the zoo. Read how he makes new friends.
When Muffy's father becomes the new soccer coach, the team is happy at first--everyone gets new uniforms and ice cream. But then the kids realize Mr. Crosswire isn't like the old coach, and they begin to wonder if he really cares. Can the players and Coach Crosswire figure out what being a team is all about? Picture descriptions present.
D. W. is jealous when her big brother Arthur loses a tooth and gets a visit from the Tooth Fairy. Arthur explains that the Tooth Fairy comes only when you lose a tooth and put it under your pillow at night, so D. W. dreams up some hysterical (but unsuccessful) plans to trick her into coming.
Their friends must decide which party to attend when Francine schedules her birthday party for the same day as Arthur's birthday party.
This adventure revolves around whether or not Arthur will get over his chicken pox in time to go to the circus with his family. In the meantime, D.W. makes her own plans to invite a friend to go as Arthur's replacement and feigns chicken pox herself in a bid for attention from her family. At the end of the story, in a nod to justice, Arthur recovers in time, but D.W. comes down with spots on the morning of the circus.
Arthur is unhappy about going on vacation with his family, but he shows them how to make the best of a bad situation when they end up stuck in a motel because of rain.
Children can read about Arthur's antics in his own backyard with Buster and the Brain.
Arthur and his friends dress in costumes and enjoy refreshments at the school Halloween party. Later that night, he, D.W., and his friends trick-or-treat to a very frightening house. When D.W. goes in, Arthur knows he must go rescue her. His friends are sure he will never come out. Inside, he finds not fear, but a new friend. Other books about Arthur are available from Bookshare.
Muffy is having a Spring party with games and prizes. Arthur is so slow he is late to the party, and slow at the games. Will he win a prize? Includes a jelly bean game you can play at the end of the book.
For use in schools and libraries only. Emergent readers will identify with Arthur, the young chimpanzee who is the star of the classic series, as he loses a tooth, finally parts with his beloved Honey Bear, and goes on a campout.
When Arthur's parents go out for the evening, they tell Arthur and D.W. that a mystery babysitter will take care of them.
Arthur doesn't believe that his little sister can really read, so he challenges her to prove it.
Arthur is overcome with dread when he hears that his teacher is coming to stay at the Reads' house. But soon Arthur discovers that Mr. Ratburn wears casual clothes like everyone else, loves cartoons, and actually knows how to have fun. Arthur thinks his problems are over, until he gets an A on his next test and his friends call him a teacher's pet. In the end the joke's on them, as Arthur and Mr. Ratburn set the record straight once and for all. Here's another Arthur Adventure that will tickle the funny bones of Arthur fans old and new.
Arthur's new teacher is demanding - assigning homework on the very first day of school. Though resentful of not having it as easy as kids in other classes, Arthur works hard to master spelling and is rewarded for his hard work in the class spelling bee.
Arthur the Aardvark finds it's hard to direct the Thanksgiving play. His classmates forget what to say, their costumes don't fit, and they're going to quit if he can't find someone to be the turkey. Ages 4-8. The pictures are described. A short fun read aloud or alone book. Read more about Arthur, his sister D. W. and his Friends. Bookshare has: Arthur Goes to Camp, Arthur Helps Out, Arthur Loses A Friend, Arthur Lost and Found, Arthur lost in the Museum, Arthur Tells A Story, Arthur Tricks The Tooth Fairy, Arthur and the Dog Show, Arthur to the Rescue, Arthur's April Fool, Arthur's Birthday, Arthur's Chicken Pox, Arthur's Eyes, Arthur's Family Vacation, Arthur's Halloween, Arthur's Mystery Babysitter, Arthur's Reading Race, Arthur's TV Trouble, Arthur's Teacher Moves In, Arthur's Teacher Trouble, Arthur's Tree House, Arthur's Underwear, D. W.'s Guide To Good Manners, D. W. Flips, D. W. Go To Your Room, Glasses for D. W. and more.
Arthur is the only one in his class who hasn't yet lost a baby tooth. Will his loose tooth ever fall out?
Arthur tries to find a quiet place to read his new Bionic Bunny comic book. He ends up reading it in a tree!
It all started while Arthur was watching The Bionic Bunny Show... When Arthur sees the commercial for the amazing doggy Treat Timer, he knows it's the perfect thing for his puppy, Pal. He can't get it out of his mind--in fact, every time he turns around, another ad is staring him in the face! Arthur's attempt to earn money just gets him into more trouble. Arthur's TV trouble gets worse before it gets better. Will Arthur and his family ever find a solution? Stay tuned.
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