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12 Ways to Get to 11 (Aladdin Picture Books)

By: Merriam, Eve

Price: $9.06

Publisher: Aladdin, 1996-08-01


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 __ 12 What happened to 11? Is it in the magician's hat? Maybe it's in the mailbox or hiding in the jack-o'-lantern? Don't forget to look in the barnyard where the hen awaits the arrival of her new little chicks. Could that be where eleven went? Eve Merriam and Bernie Karlin take young readers on a counting adventure as they demonstrate twelve witty and imaginative ways to get to eleven. View more info

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A Boy at War: A Novel of Pearl Harbor

By: Mazer, Harry

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2002-11-01


December 7, 1941: "A morning like any other, but the events of this day would leave no one untouched." For Adam, living near Honolulu, this Sunday morning is one he has been looking forward to -- fishing with friends, away from the ever-watchful eyes of his father, a navy lieutenant. Then, right before his eyes, Adam watches Japanese planes fly overhead and attack the U.S. Navy. All he can think is that it's just like in the movies. But as he sees his father's ship,... View more info

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A Cache of Jewels: And Other Collective Nouns (World of Language)

By: Heller, Ruth

Price: $9.06

Publisher: Puffin Books, 1998-02-23


?Highly informative and lushly?illustrated. An unbeatable combination for pleasure and learning.? --Children's Book Review Service ?The illustrations and the vocabulary will delight small eyes and ears.? --School Library Journal Q&A - Ruth Heller - A Paperstar Profile Ruth Heller - Profile "How did you become interested in writing books for children?" I loved reading to my own children, and when they started school, I became the P.T.A. library chairman. I was the one who... View more info

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A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

By: Konigsburg, E.L.

Price: $8.18

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001-10-01


Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife to two kings, mother to two others, has been waiting in Heaven a long time -- eight centuries, more or less -- to be reunited with her second husband, Henry II of England. Finally, the day has come when Henry will be judged for admission. While Eleanor, never a patient woman in life "or" afterlife, waits, three people, each of whom was close to Eleanor during a time of her life, join her. Their reminiscences do far more than help distract Elean... View more info

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A Week in the Woods

By: Clements, Andrew

Price: $8.18

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2004-04-01


Collision course The fifth-grade Week in the Woods is a beloved tradition of Hardy Elementary, where Mark Chelmsley (the Fourth) is pretty much killing time before his parents send him off to an exclusive prep school. But then Mark realizes the Week might be a chance to prove to Mr. Maxwell that he's not just another of the slacker rich kids the teacher can't stand. But it may be too late for Mark to change Mr. Maxwell's opinion of him. On the first day of the ... View more info

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Abiyoyo Returns

By: Seeger, Pete; Jacobs, Paul DuBois; Hays, Michael [Illustrator]

Price: $9.06

Publisher: Aladdin, 2004-11-01


After Abiyoyo the giant left, the small town he had bothered grew by leaps and bounds. The boy who helped his father make Abiyoyo disappear grew older and became a father, too. The people were filled with new life and spirit. But now there are new dangers: droughts and floods. The town needs a dam before it gets washed away. And sitting right where the dam would be is a boulder too big for anyone to move. Anyone, that is, except Abiyoyo. Father still has his courage... View more info

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Actual Size (Bccb Blue Ribbon Nonfiction Book Award (Awards))

By: Jenkins, Steve

Price: $17.13

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers, 2004-05-25


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All the Colors of the Earth

By: Hamanaka, Sheila; Hamanaka, Sheila [Illustrator]

Price: $17.13

Publisher: HarperCollins, 1994-08-15


Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love--not black or white or yellow or red, but roaring brown, whispering gold, tinkling pink, and more."How better to celebrate ethnic diversity than to look to children, the hope of the future? This glorious picture book does just that."--Booklist"A poetic picture book and an exemplary work of art. The simple text describes children's skin tones and hair in terms of natural phenomena...and then describes love for ... View more info

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And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? (Paperstar)

By: Fritz, Jean; Tomes, Margot [Illustrator]

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Puffin Books, 1996-05-07


Everyone knows about Paul Revere's midnight ride. But not everyone knows the harrowing details and narrow escapes that occurred along the way. This timeless and witty book highlights little-known facts about patriot Paul Revere. View more info

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Anna Banana: 101 Jump Rope Rhymes

By: Cole, Joanna; Tiegreen, Alan [Illustrator]

Price: $8.18

Publisher: HarperCollins, 1989-04-18


How many times can you jump rope? This rhyme makes the game of rope jumping even more fun. It's a counting rhyme, and there are lots of others like it. There are also red-hot pepper rhymes for jumping very fast, and rhymes for jumping in and out of the rope. There are even fortune-telling rhymes that answer questions and help you predict the future The rhymes in this book began as a way to keep the rhythm while jumping rope, but they also lent poetry and humor to t... View more info

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Around the Pond: Who's Been Here?

By: George, Lindsay; George, Lindsay [Illustrator]

Price: $17.13

Publisher: Greenwillow Books, 1996-09-16


Cammy and William follow an old deer path around the pond in search of blueberries. But unexpectedly they find a lot more. Clue after clue tells them what kind of animal has been there before and left its trace behind. Share their adventure in this handsome and informative companion toIn the Woods: Who's Been Here?andIn the Snow: Who's Been Here? View more info

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Arthur's Fire Drill (Step-Into-Reading, Step 3)

By: Brown, Marc; Brown, Marc [Illustrator]

Price: $4.59

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers, 2000-03-28


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Baby! Talk!

By: Gentieu, Penny

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2015-02-10


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Beatrice's Goat

By: McBrier, Page; Lohstoeter, Lori [Illustrator]

Price: $8.18

Publisher: Aladdin, 2004-07-01


More than anything, Beatrice longs to be a schoolgirl. But in her small African village, only children who can afford uniforms and books can go to school. Beatrice knows that with six children to care for, her family is much too poor. But then Beatrice receives a wonderful gift from some people far away -- a goat Fat and sleek as a ripe mango, Mugisa (which means "luck") gives milk that Beatrice can sell. With Mugisa's help, it looks as if Beatrice's dream may come ... View more info

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Because of Anya

By: Haddix, Margaret Peterson

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2004-05-01


Ten-year-old girls don t wear wigs. So why is Anya wearing one? That s what Keely wants to know. But when Anya s wig falls off in front of the whole class, Keely realizes what she really wants is to help Anya, even though she s not sure how and even though it means she ll have to do something she s afraid of: stand up to her friends. As for Anya, she just wants her hair to grow back, but no one can tell her whether it ever will. How can she learn to accept her di... View more info