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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More

by Roald Dahl Quentin Blake

Seven superb stories, from the world's no. 1 storyteller Meet the boy who can talk to animals and the man who can see with his eyes closed. And find out about the treasure buried deep underground. A clever mix of fact and fiction, this collection also includes how master storyteller Roald Dahl became a writer. With Roald Dahl, you can never be sure where reality ends and fantasy begins.

"Bee My Valentine!"

by Miriam Cohen

[from the back cover] "It's Valentine's Day in First Grade. All the children send cards to each other. Everyone is excited. Some people get lots of cards--but some people don't. And there are tears. But Jim knows how to make George feel better--and all the others join in. By the time the refreshments arrive, it is indeed a Happy Valentine's Day for everyone in First Grade."

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

by Judi Barrett Ron Barrett

Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse. Images and image descriptions available.

Freight Train

by Donald Crews

In powerful words and vibrant illustrations, Donald Crews evokes the essence of inexorably rolling wheels, so that even a child not lucky enough to have counted freight cars will feel he has watched a freight train passing. A book truly for the youngest child -- and for every one of us who has been that child. Images and image descriptions available.<P><P> Winner of the Caldecott Honor

Freight Train

by Donald Crews

In powerful words and vibrant illustrations, Donald Crews evokes the essence of inexorably rolling wheels, so that even a child not lucky enough to have counted freight cars will feel he has watched a freight train passing. A book truly for the youngest child -- and for every one of us who has been that child. Images and image descriptions available.<P><P> Winner of the Caldecott Honor

Tex (Alfaguara Grup Promo Ser.)

by S.E. Hinton

From celebrated novelist S.E. Hinton, the classic YA novel TEX, now available as an eBook for the first time.Tex McCormick, fifteen, is happy: happy living in a small town in Oklahoma; happy living with his big brother Mason; and especially happy to live next door to his best friend Johnny, and Johnny's sister Jamie. But with money running out and no sign of Pop for months on end, Mason is getting nervous. He's talking about leaving Oklahoma too, for good. Feeling adrift, Tex goes looking for - and finds - trouble. When happiness is impossible to find, how will Tex keep himself and his family together?From the author of THE OUTSIDERS, S.E. Hinton&’s classic story explores the true meanings of strength and vulnerability.&“In Tex, the raw energy for which Hinton has justifiably reaped praise has not been tamed—it&’s been cultivated, and the result is a fine, solidly constructed, and well-paced story.&”—School Library JournalAn ALA Best Books for Young AdultsA School Library Journal Best Books of the YearA New York Public Library Books for the Teen-AgeAn American Book Award Nominee

The Paper Bag Princess

by Michael Martchenko Robert N. Munsch

The Princess Elizabeth is slated to marry Prince Ronald when a dragon attacks the castle and kidnaps Ronald. In resourceful and humorous fashion, Elizabeth finds the dragon, outsmarts him, and rescues Ronald --- who is less than pleased at her un-princess-like appearance. Images and image descriptions available.

La princesa vestida con una bolsa de papel

by Michael Martchenko Robert N. Munsch

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Madeline's Rescue

by Ludwig Bemelmans

The lively adventures of the twelve famous little girls and Genevieve, the dog, take us once more to Bemelmans' unique and delightful Paris. Images and image descriptions available.

A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers

by Nancy Willard

Nancy Willard was inspired by William Blake's verbal and visual imagery as a child. She has now produced a book of poems that are not "in the style of" but more of an homage to Blake's poetry. The organizing principle is that Blake runs and inn and it is staffed and patronized by a variety of fanciful creatures and people. The rhyme schemes and words are mostly simple enough for children. The allusions and imagery extend the interest to older readers.<P><P> Newbery Medal Winner

The Berenstain Bears in the Dark (I Can Read!)

by Stan Berenstain Jan Berenstain

After a scary bedtime story, Sister Bear is too frightened of the dark to shut her eyes. "Sound psychological advice and a night light help Sister conquer her fears. Children will empathize with Sister Bear in this well-written story. "--School Library Journal.

A Chair for My Mother (Reading Rainbow Ser.)

by Vera B. Williams

NIMAC-sourced textbook <P><P>After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save their coins to buy a really comfortable chair for all to enjoy. A Chair for My Mother has sold more than a million copies and is an ideal choice for reading and sharing at home and in the classroom. "A superbly conceived picture book expressing the joyful spirit of a loving family."—The Horn Book <P><P>Supports the Common Core State Standards

Red is Best

by Kathy Stinson

A modern classic that continues to prove no color is finer. Young Kelly's mom doesn't understand about red. Sure, the brown mittens are warmer, but the red mitts make better snowballs. And the red boots aren't just or rain; they take bigger steps in any weather. And, yes, a red cup does make a difference... juice just doesn't taste as good in a green one. No doubt about it, red is best. Kathy Stinson's classic tale of one toddler's obstinate color preference has been charming readers for 25 years. With over 275,000 copies in print, Red is Best has steadily marched its way to become a children's book classic. Images removed.

There Is A Carrot In My Ear: and Other Noodle Tales (I Can Read! #Level 1)

by Alvin Schwartz Karen Ann Weinhaus

A collection of six stories about a family of silly people, based on noodle folklore from America, Europe, and Asia Minor.

Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

<p>From beloved children’s book creator Crockett Johnson comes the timeless classic Harold and the Purple Crayon! <p>One evening Harold decides to go for a walk in the moonlight. Armed only with an oversize purple crayon, young Harold draws himself a landscape full of wonder and excitement. <p>Harold and his trusty crayon travel through woods and across seas and past dragons before returning to bed, safe and sound. Full of funny twists and surprises, this charming story shows just how far your imagination can take you.</p>

Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

This timeless classic kindles every child's imagination as it follows Harold's adventure with his purple crayon. Images and image descriptions available.

I Read Signs

by Tana Hoban

Introduces signs and symbols frequently seen along the street. <p>[This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]</p>

Zoom at Sea

by Tim Wynne-Jones Eric Beddows

Zoom the cat loves water--not to drink, but to play with. <P><P>A map in the attic leads him to a beautiful woman who lives in a huge old house. <P><P>When, with the turn of a large wheel, mysterious Maria launches him on a wonderful sea voyage, the first of Zoom's amazing adventures begins. <P><P>Images and image descriptions available.

Zoom at Sea (Zoom Trilogy #1)

by Tim Wynne-Jones Eric Beddows

This fanciful nautical adventure stars a winsome cat named Zoom who stays indoors paddling in the sink or sailing in the bathtub all night when other self-respecting cats are out mousing and howling at the moon. One day Zoom finds in his Uncle Roy's diary a map of the sea and how to get there, which leads him to the huge house of the beautiful Maria. When, with the turn of a large wheel, mysterious Maria launches him on a wonderful sea voyage, the first of Zoom’s adventures begins.

Fire! Fire!

by Gail Gibbons

The alarm sounds. Fire! Fire! Big trucks roll out of the fire house and race to the scene. Out come the soft hoses and aerial ladders. Whether the fire is in the city or in the country, on the waterfront or in a deep forest, firefighters are on the scene in moments, ready to attack the blaze. <P><P>[This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear

by Audrey Wood Don Wood

The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the bear... How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red, ripe strawberry?

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

by Chris Van Allsburg

An inspired collection of short stories by an all-star cast of best-selling storytellers based on the thought-provoking illustrations in Chris Van Allsburg's The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. For more than twenty-five years, the illustrations in the extraordinary Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg have intrigued and entertained readers of all ages. Thousands of children have been inspired to weave their own stories to go with these enigmatic pictures. Now we've asked some of our very best storytellers to spin the tales. Enter The Chronicles of Harris Burdick to gather this incredible compendium of stories: mysterious, funny, creepy, poignant, these are tales you won't soon forget. This inspired collection of short stories features many remarkable, best-selling authors in the worlds of both adult and children's literature: Sherman Alexie, M.T. Anderson, Kate DiCamillo, Cory Doctorow, Jules Feiffer, Stephen King, Tabitha King, Lois Lowry, Gregory Maguire, Walter Dean Myers, Linda Sue Park, Louis Sachar, Jon Scieszka, Lemony Snicket, and Chris Van Allsburg himself. Van Allsburg's Harris Burdick illustrations have evoked such wonderment and imagination since Harris Burdick's original publication in 1984; many have speculated or have woven their own stories to go with his images. More than ever, the illustrations send off their eerie call for text and continue to compel and pick at the reader's brain for a backstory--a threaded tale behind the image. In this book, we've collected some of the best storytellers to spin them. Images and image descriptions available.

Sleepy Dog

by Harriet Ziefert Norman Gorbaty

A dog and his pet cat share good-night kisses and playful dreams until morning wakes them, in this bedtime story for youngest beginning readers.

The Witch's Hat

by Tony Johnston

A witch's hat causes its owner some problems when it turns into a bat, then a rat, then a cat, and still won't behave after that.

The Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners (First Time Books(R))

by Stan Berenstain Jan Berenstain

This classic Berenstain Bears story is a perfect way to teach children about the importance of good manners!Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Book® from Stan and Jan Berenstain. Mama has noticed that Papa, Brother, and Sister have not been using their good manners, so now it&’s up to her to help get back on track. Includes over 50 bonus stickers!

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