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Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this seventh book of their adventures, they spend a scary but reassuring day at the vet.
Henry's father promises to take him salmon fishing if he can keep Ribsy out of trouble for the next month. But that's no easy task, especially when Ramona gets into the act.
For Henry Huggins and his friends Robert and Murph, a clubhouse is a place where they can do as they please, without being bothered by girls. The sign that says NO GIRLS ALLOWED -- THIS MEANS YOU especially means Ramona Quimby. Lately Ramona has been following Henry on his newspaper route, embarrassing him in front of Henry's customers. The day Ramona follows Henry to the clubhouse, she wants to teach him girls aren't so bad, but she almost puts an end to his newspaper career forever.
Henry's valiant efforts to get his own paper route are finally rewarded--with a little help from Ramona.
A biography of the man responsible for mass producing the automobile in the early part of the twentieth century.
A simple biography of the man who revolutionized American industry with his assembly-line production of automobiles.
One of eight "Henry Helps" books, this text shows children how helpful they can be and gives ways to encourage cooperation in family life.
A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom by a Jane Addams Peace Award-winning author and a Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist. <P> Henry Brown doesn't know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves' birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that dream seems farther away than ever when he is torn from his family and put to work in a warehouse. Henry grows up and marries, but he is again devastated when his family is sold at the slave market. Then one day, as he lifts a crate at the warehouse, he knows exactly what he must do: He will mail himself to the North. After an arduous journey in the crate, Henry finally has a birthday -- his first day of freedom.
[From the dust jacket:] "After Jonathan moved to the country he had to take a bus to school. On the bus he met Melissa Molasses, whose attempts to be helpful ruined the lunch Jonathan's mother had fixed for him. Mr. Riley, the bus driver, was helpful too--he helped everybody. Without Mr. Riley the first grade would never have had two birthday cakes instead of one when they celebrated Jonathan's birthday. Jonathan and Melissa might also have remained stuck in a snow bank the rest of the winter. That was the day Mr. Riley sighed "What a morning!" to himself in heartfelt tones. Little did he realize he had an even worse one in store for him---the morning the children took their assorted pets to school for the Pet Show. Jonathan, like Eddie and Betsy, is always so well-meaning that the trouble he causes becomes all the funnier. Children who ride a school bus will find much that is familiar in this warm-hearted story. Those who don't ride one will wish they did." There are over twenty more books in the Bookshare collection about Penny, Peter and their friends at camp. Look for Carolyn Haywood to find books about Betsy, Eddie and other kids like you, even though they were children over 60 years ago in the middle of the twentieth century. Some of the book titles you'll find are: "B" is for Betsy, Betsy's Busy Summer, Betsy's Merry Christmas, Betsy and the Circus, Betsy and Mr. Kilpatrick, Betsy's Winterhouse, Eddie the Dog Holder, Eddie and his big Deals, Eddie's Pay Dirt, Eddie and Gardenia, Ever Ready Eddie, Eddie and the Fire Engine, Penny Goes to Camp, and many more! Many of these books have picture descriptions.
Hitting the ball is hard work, but after lots of practice and advice from his friend Willy, Bobby learns how.
Set in Australia's Great Barrier Reef, this lyrical rhyming tale introduces young readers to some of the coral reef's most striking residents. From the sleek shark to the colorful parrotfish to the deceptively beautiful sea anemone, each creature in this abundant undersea world relies on another for its existence. Beginning with coral, the very element that defines this ecosystem, Madeleine Dunphy uses a cumulative approach, combining simple yet forceful verse with repetition to reveal the fragile chain that links each of the plants and animals in this unique environment. Tom Leonard's vibrant paintings capture this miraculous circle of life.
From Carolyn Haywood, author of the beloved Betsy series, here are four more classics for young readers. These adorable stories of childhood adventures are as fresh today as when they were written more than a half century ago. And now, thanks to dynamic new covers, they're ready to charm a whole new generation of readers.Penny's name is really William, but when he was adopted as a baby, he had hair the color of a new copper penny. Adopted or not, Penny decides to prove his friend Patsy wrong when she says he doesn't truly have a family!
Every December, Grandma Lupita tells Rose the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe. As they make paper flowers to put around her statue, Grandma begins: Long ago, on a cold December morning near what is now Mexico City, a man named Juan Diego put on his cloak and started down the road to church. On his way, Juan Diego sees a beautiful Lady at the top of a hill. She tells Juan Diego to go to the bishop and ask him to build a special church for her. But the bishop doesn't believe that Juan Diego has seen the Lady; he asks for a sign. Again the Lady sends Juan Diego, and again the bishop asks for a sign. Until finally, she provides one: her shining image on Juan Diego's cloak for everyone to see.
When Randall goes to a new school, he pretends to be an anonymous hero until, when his third grade class plans a fundraiser, he finds that being himself is good enough.
When Buzz captures a fly to enter in The Amazing Pet Show, his parents and the judges tell him that a fly cannot be a pet, but Fly Guy proves them wrong. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]
Describes the history of rap music and the hip-hop culture.
After one last foray far from his home, an aging rabbit decides he prefers to rest in his own garden and let his children and grandchildren bring him good things to eat.
When his stubborn pigs refuse a sudsy cleaning, a determined farmer learns that mud baths can be just as fun. Other books by Karma Wilson are available in this library.
Who will be the king of the hole in the tree? A delightful book where two children find a hole in a tree and watch as it becomes larger through the occupation of successive animals. Starting with a small beetle who begins the hole and the progression to different insects, birds and other animals. Even the two children use the hole once he gets large enough through the progression.
Want to know what kind of sounds a space turkey makes? Ever wonder what games monster children play? You'll find the answers to these silly questions in this book. From Valentines Day through Christmas, you can keep your family and friends ho-ho-ho-ing.