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|9780380000000||Holm, Jennifer L.||Babymouse #19: Bad Babysitter||Random House Books for Young Readers||4/14/15||410||When Babymouse learns "you get PAID!?" for babysitting; she's all for it. Various disasters ensue ("My heirloom vase!"; "MY HOUSE!"). "BabyPoppins" nearly gives up; then she meets a sad little owl who needs a friend. The happy ending is well earned in this nineteenth installment in the graphic novel series. The story is funny; touching; and satisfying; and Babymouse's pinktastic daydream scenes are a trip. (Copyright 2015 by The Horn Book; Incorporated; Boston. All rights reserved.)|
|9780380000000||Holm, Jennifer L.||Babymouse #2: Our Hero||Random House Books for Young Readers||12/27/05||410||Living in a Walter Mittyb like dream world; sassy; smart Babymouse--the heroine of these graphic novels for young readers--faces daily challenges (missing the bus; dodgeball; popularity). Each challenge brings its own accompanying daydream; rich in pink hues and dramatic overtones. New readers will appreciate the familiar situations; humorous asides; and easy-to-digest plots; the graphic format is easy to follow. (Copyright 2006 by The Horn Book; Incorporated; Boston. All rights reserved.)|
|9780380000000||Holm, Jennifer L.||Babymouse #3: Beach Babe||Random House Books for Young Readers||5/23/06||390||NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal--BABYMOUSE! With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print; kids; parents; and teachers agree that Babymouse is perfect for fans of Junie B. Jones; Ivy and Bean; Big Nate; Dork Diaries; and the Ramona chapter books!
Grab your sunglasses!
School's out and Babymo
|9780380000000||Holm, Jennifer L.||Babymouse #5: Heartbreaker||Random House Books for Young Readers||12/26/06||530||When her school sponsors a Valentine's Day dance; Babymouse goes into a tailspin at the prospect of romance (ew!) and trying to find a date!.|
|9780380000000||Holm, Jennifer L.||Babymouse #7: Skater Girl||Random House Books for Young Readers||9/25/07||530||Today; Jennifer is the New York Times bestselling author of several highly acclaimed novels; including three Newbery Honor-winners; Our Only May Amelia; Penny from Heaven; and Turtle in Paradise. From the Trade Paperback edition.|
|9780380000000||Holm, Jennifer L.||Happy Birthday, Babymouse||Random House Books for Young Readers||4/22/14||540||NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal--BABYMOUSE! With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print; kids; parents; and teachers agree that Babymouse is perfect for fans of Junie B. Jones; Ivy and Bean; Big Nate; Dork Diaries; and the Ramona chapter books! You are cordially invited to the birthday event of the y|
|9780400000000||Vernon, Ursula||Hamster Princess: Little Red Rodent Hood||Dial Books||9/25/18||Ursula Vernon is a full-time author and illustrator whose work has won two Hugo Awards and been nominated for an Eisner. She loves birding; gardening; and spunky heroines; and thinks she would make a terrible princess. Ursula lives with her husband in Pittsboro; North Carolina.|
|9780060000000||Peirce, Lincoln||Big Nate Strikes Again||HarperCollins||10/19/10||430||The millions of Wimpy Kid fans will be thrilled to find another cartoon buddy to read about; this good-hearted king of detention. --Horn Book (starred review)"|
|9780680000000||Prelutsky, Jack||20th Century Children's Poetry Treasury||Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers||9/28/99||While less comprehensive than the title suggests; the volume does contain more than 200 poems by 137 mostly contemporary; and mostly American; poets. Each double-page spread bursts with poems focused loosely on a theme--seasons; animals; school; and food among them--as well as lively watercolors delineated with brief; calligraphic brush strokes. Busy but beautiful; this collection is an enticing one. (Copyright 2000 by The Horn Book; Incorporated; Boston. All rights reserved.)|
|9780060000000||Rigg, Sharon||Moo||HarperCollins||8/30/16||790||When twelve-year-old Reena and her family move from the big city to a small town in Maine; the transition is a bit bumpy at first; especially when Reena's parents volunteer her and her younger brother to help an eccentric elderly neighbor; Mrs. Falala; with her livestock; including stubborn cow Zora. The city kids have a lot to learn but they ultimately find their way; even forming a semi-friendship with the cantankerous old lady. Mrs. Falala manages to enlist a reluctant Reena to show Zora at t|
|9781940000000||Gannett, Ruth Stiles||My Father's Dragon||Creative Commons||10/3/13||Ruth Stiles Gannett's classic children's story; My Father's Dragon (a Newbery Honor Book) about Elmer Elevator and the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon. Upon hearing about the dragon; Elmer stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon. The perfect bedtime story.|
|9780450000000||Spinelli, Eileen||Another Day as Emily||Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers||5/13/14||420||The summer that Suzy turns twelve starts off with a drama: her four-year-old brother is hailed as a hero after dialing 911 for an ailing neighbor. Hero boy Parker becomes the narrative that dominates Suzy's household; even as she enjoys the summer program at the library; where she's learning about Emily Dickinson; and gets increasingly interested in a nice boy. When Parker ends up wrecking Suzy's birthday (Phillies-loving Suzy and her father were going to attend her first game ever when Parker g|
|9780550000000||Tarshis, Lauren||I Survived The Attack Of The Grizzlies, 1967 (i Survived #17)||Scholastic Paperbacks||9/25/18||Since the opening of Glacier National Park in 1910; there were no reported fatal bear attacks until one summer night in 1967; when two grizzlies attacked campers and killed two young women. Inspired by the dramatic and tragic story of that night; and how it eventually influenced the fate of the grizzly bear in the continental United States; Lauren Tarshis has crafted yet another gripping novel in the I Survived series that is sure to shine a light on a terrifying and mostly unknown moment in US|
|9780060000000||MacLachlan, Patricia||Truth of Me: About a Boy, His Grandmother, and a Very Good Dog||Katherine Tegen Books||6/25/13||560||Young Robbie would like to be closer to his parents (professional musicians who travel often for performances); particularly his distant mother; who "likes her violin better than she likes me." Still; he's glad to be able to spend the two months of their latest tour with his grandmother; Maddy; and his dog; Ellie; at Maddy's cottage near the woods. Maddy has a way with animals both tame and wild; and with her guidance Robbie soon has Ellie trained to control her squirrel-chasing tendencies and t|
|9780320000000||Hoberman, Mary Ann||You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together||Little, Brown Books for Young Readers||9/1/01||500||Twelve "very short stories" are presented as poems for partners. Each poem bounces back and forth between readers beautifully; with the rhyming lines distributed democratically between the voices and the unison couplets and quatrains. While readers will probably be too intent upon keeping their places to look much at the illustrations; the art is nicely varied and thoughtfully designed to complement each of the selections. (Copyright 2002 by The Horn Book; Incorporated; Boston. All rights reserv|