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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

by Dan Santat

2015 Caldecott Award Winner! <P> This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and-at long last-is given his special name: Beekle.<P> New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Dan Santat combines classic storytelling with breathtaking art, creating an unforgettable tale about friendship, imagination, and the courage to find one's place in the world.

The Adventures of Bob White (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)

by Thornton W. Burgess Harrison Cady

Bob White is a busy bird with many friends, so why is he keeping his new nest a secret? Why did Mrs. Bob White choose such a dangerous location for their home? And when a hunter shows up, how will Farmer Brown's boy rescue the imperiled Whites? This wonderful "read aloud" edition for young children includes the original Harrison Cady illustrations.

The Adventures of Minnie: Minnie Saves the Day

by Melodye Benson Rosales

When Hester Merriweather's father brings her a doll made especially for her by her grandmother, Hester falls in love with it at once. As a young girl living in the Bronzeville section of Chicago in the 1930s, Hester is delighted to have a doll that looks like her and her friends. She puts her doll, Minnie, in her room, and when night falls, Minnie discovers that Hester's toys come to life to talk and play. Surrounded by a wonderful group of characters, Minnie begins to learn all about life among the toys and the Merriweathers, and when Hester's mother thinks an upcoming party is going to be spoiled, Minnie decides to help out. The result is a delicious story that establishes Minnie Merriweather as a character to cherish. Complete with an afterword that examines aspects of the history and culture of Bronzeville in Hester and Minnie's time, this first book in the Minnie Merriweather series establishes a cast of characters young readers will want to visit again and again.

The Adventures of Mr. Mocker (Dover Children's Thrift Classics Ser.)

by Harrison Cady Thornton Burgess

Something strange is going on in the Green Forest! Sticky-toes the Tree Toad hears his own voice coming from another tree. Sammy Jay keeps everyone awake by calling "Thief, thief!" but he swears he was asleep. Will they get to the bottom of the mystery? This classic tale of mischief and friendship includes illustrations by Harrison Cady.

The Adventures of the Wishing-Chair: Book 1 (Wishing Chair Adventures Ser. #1)

by Enid Blyton

Set off a magical adventure with the first book in Enid Blyton's classic fantasy series about a chair that can fly and grant wishes! When Mollie and Peter go to buy their mother a birthday present, they discover the most extraordinary thing: a magical wishing-chair! The Wishing-Chair takes them on some wonderful adventures - to a giant's castle to rescue a new pixie friend, to the Land of Dreams, and even to a disappearing island! Who knows what might happen next? First published in 1937, this edition contains the classic text, except that the pixie character's name has been changed to Binky. Inside illustrations are by Rene Cloke, and the cover is by Mark Beech.Also look out for: The Wishing-Chair Again More Wishing-Chair Adventures

Adventures on a Summer’s Day: With Bandit & Company (Bandit And Company Ser. #Vol. 1)

by Pat Becker Margaret Gaedder

Adventures on a Summer’s Day is the first in a series about a variety of pets known as Bandit and Company. Readers will find the adventures of this troupe both entertaining and heartwarming. "WITH HER USUAL IMAGINATIVE FLAIR, Pat Becker brings to life this new series about a band of pet dogs and cats and their adventures in a loving home in an ideal setting. Readers of all ages will smile within when they recognize the human qualities the author has imbued in all these animals. And the interaction of these pets as they experience their various adventures will undoubtedly connect with discerning readers. The stunning color illustrations by artist Margaret Gaeddert add greatly to the character development and narrative. This is another winning collaboration between the author and the illustrator, both Oklahomans with a love of animals that reflects in their words and art. Readers can look forward to more entertaining and heartwarming stories about these animal characters, as this is the first of an illustrated series about the lives and adventures of the band of dogs and cats known as... Bandit and Company." Darl DeVault, Executive Editor Distinctly Oklahoma Magazine

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

It is believed that Aesop was a slave who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 B.C. This illustrated collection contains 110 of his celebrated fables.

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

It is believed that Aesop was a slave who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 B.C. This illustrated collection contains 110 of his celebrated fables.

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop Arthur Rackham V. S. Vernon Jones

Aesop's Fables is a collection of instructive short stories, typically ending with a moral lesson. Some fables, such as "The Fox and the Crow" or "The North Wind and the Sun", have been popular for centuries.

Aesop's Fables (Dover Children's Classics)

by G. K. Chesterton Arthur Rackham V. S. Jones

Beware of wolves in sheep's clothing, and don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs! These simple allegories — abounding in paradoxes, ambiguities, and ironies — embody great truths. Attributed to a legendary storyteller of ancient Greece, they speak to readers and listeners of all ages and cultures.This enchanting edition of Aesop's morality tales features illustrations by Arthur Rackham. His thirteen full-color and fifty-three black-and-white images lend a perfect blend of humor and romanticism to the timeless fables. An illuminating Introduction by G. K. Chesterton complements V. S. Vernon Jones's sprightly, concise, and idiomatic translation.

Aesop's Fables

by Jerry Pinkney

In this elegantly designed volume, more than sixty of Aesop's timeless fables have been carefully selected, humorously retold, and brought gloriously to life by four-time Caldecott Honor-winner Jerry Pinkney. Included are the Shepherd Boy and The Wolf, the Lion and the Mouse, the Tortoise and the Hare, plus many other characters and morals that have inspired countless readers for centuries.

Aesop's Fables for Children

by Milo Winter

For centuries, children and adults have treasured the stories handed down by Aesop, a slave who lived in ancient Greece approximately six centuries B.C. Known for their charm and simplicity, these simple tales feature brief adventures of animals, birds, and beasts -- with a message hidden in each narrative. Every child should meet up with "The Hare and the Tortoise," "The Ants and the Grasshopper," "The Goose and the Golden Egg," "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing," and other characters. This splendid gift edition features more than 130 of Aesop's beloved fables, enhanced with full-color illustrations.

Aesop's Favorite Fables: More Than 130 Classic Fables for Children!

by Milo Winter

Racehorse Publishing’s Children’s Classic Collections is a new series that offers readers timeless compilations of children’s literature. Handsomely packaged and affordable, this new series aims to revitalize these enchanting works and continue the tradition of sharing them with the next generation.Passed down for thousands of years, Aesop’s Fables is a collection of moral stories by the famed storyteller from ancient Greece. Reprinted and translated thousands of times over the past two millennia, this collection represents some of the most widely known and famous children’s literature. Many of these fables bestow human traits upon animal characters and place them in human situations to highlight desirable and less desirable traits. Their intent, through the telling of these tales, is to teach readers important moral lessons such as "Self-help is the best help” or "Do not attempt too much all at once.”Accompanied by beautiful color illustrations by renowned illustrator Milo Winter, this premiere collection of Aesop’s Favorite Fables is sure to ignite young imaginations and educate readers about virtue, kindness, integrity, problem-solving, happiness, and what it means to be human.

Africa (Earth's Continents)

by Mary Lindeen

EARTH'S CONTINENTS lets you begin exploring Earth's seven continents. Learn about each continent's land, people, animals, and cultures just by turning the pages! A very simple introduction to the geography, topography, flora, fauna, and people of Africa. Picture captions and descriptions present.

¡Agárrate Mono! 9781426332333 (Readers Series)

by Susan Neuman

¡AHORA EN ESPAÑOL! Sigue la historia de un monito que aprende sobre la vida en la jungla. Obsérvalo colgándose de las ramas, columpiándose de árbol en árbol y andando sobre la espalda de su mamá. Este libro para principiantes utiliza vocabulario simple e imágenes divertidas para captar el interés y desarrollar las habilidades de lectores que recién empiezan a leer. Las locas travesuras, el humor y la información divertida hacen que esta lectura sea un placer. Los libros de National Geographic han tenido mucho éxito en la categoría competitiva de libros para principiantes, y este libro contribuye a este éxito con el mismo texto cuidadosamente nivelado e imágenes maravillosas. Ahora la serie se expande más allá de los niveles de la escuela primaria para llegar a los principios de la relación entre el niño y la lectura. Los libros Pre-Lectores de National Geographic utilizan la representación visual, la repetición y el reconocimiento para enseñar a los niños la base de esta hermosa habilidad.

Airplanes

by Gail Saunders-Smith

"Summary: In simple text and photographs, describes several different kinds of airplanes, including paper airplanes, biplanes, and jets."

Albert

by Donna Jo Napoli Jim Lamarche

You never know what a new day will bring. Just ask Arthur.<P><P> Albert has always started his mornings by sticking his hand out the window to check if the weather is right for a walk.Then one day, a cardinal drops a twig in his palm. From that moment on, Albert's life is changed forever.

El alegre abecedario (¡Arriba la Lectura!, Big Book Unit 3 #9)

by Alma Ada Vivi Escrivá

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Alex Rodriguez Baseball Star

by Mary Ann Hoffman

Brief biography of the baseball legend, Alex "A-Rod" Rodriguez.

Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday (Alexander Ser. #Vol. 1)

by Judith Viorst Ray Cruz

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Alfie the Werewolf: Birthday Surprise

by Paul Van Loon

Alfie can't wait to turn seven like his friend Tim, but something strange is happening. When on his birthday, under the light of the full moon, he sprouts fur, grows fangs and develops a wolfish appetite, it's clear he's doing more than turning seven - he's turning into a WEREWOLF! But it's not all bad - now Alfie's great at gym, has the guts to stand up to the school bully and is invited to parties. Maybe being a werewolf isn't so bad after all?

Alfie the Werewolf: Full Moon

by Paul Van Loon

Alfie and Tim are looking forward to their school trip, until Tim gets flu and has to stay behind. Alfie will have to cope without his best friend for once, but at least it's not full moon and he won't be turning into a werewolf ... or so he thinks!A calendar mix-up means that Alfie will be camping out with his classmates in the woods during full moon with a crazy hunter as their guide. How on earth will Alfie keep his werewolf identity a secret from his friends and avoid being the hunter's prey? And as if that wasn't enough, something scary is lurking in the forest ...

Alfie the Werewolf: Wolf Wood

by Paul Van Loon

Wolf Wood has been home to generations of werewolves, including Grandpa Werewolf, and holds an important secret. But unscrupulous developers plan to destroy the woods and build blocks of flats and carparks. The werewolves are in danger - and so is their secret. When Alfie's mysterious dreams lead him to uncover the secret of Wolf Wood he knows he must save it - can his classmates help Alfie stop the bulldozers, before the wood gets turned into a block of flats?

Alfie the Werewolf: Werewolf Secrets

by Paul Van Loon

Alfie and his friends are on holiday. A break from all the werewolf mysteries and spooky goings on? No chance! When Alfie discovers a creepy old house full of mysterious portraits and a family tree that features his name he has to investigate ... and what he finds is a group of orphan werewolves under the control of crazy lady Mooma. Can Alfie help them and avoid getting captured too?

Alfie the Werewolf 3: Silvertooth

by Paul Van Loon

When a mysterious stranger suddenly turns up claiming to be Alfie's guardian, Alfie's happy days living with Tim's family are over. Soon, Alfie's trapped in a cage with a grouchy vampire and a mysterious creature called a scoffle. He's been 'collected' by werewolf hunter, Sebarino Silvertooth, who is capturing extraordinary creatures in order to sell them to researchers.Can Tim and his parents, with the help of Grandpa Werewolf and Noura, help Alfie escape before he ends up in a lab?

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