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- Why Can't I Read?
Eight year old, Dylan Dickson, describes her experience with dyslexia.
- Secret identity
Fifth-grader Nolan Byrd, tired of being called names by the class bully, has a secret identity--Shredderman!.
- Improving Phonemic Awareness Skills in Struggling Readers of all Ages. Instructor's Manual
"Twelve-year-old Charlie and his friends must stop nightmares from taking over their town before it's too late"--Provided by publisher.
- Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year
Charlie Bumpers is sure he does not stand a chance of getting along with his fourth grade teacher and despite his best efforts to be neat and well-behaved, he always seems to be in trouble until he discovers her secret.
- Claude in the city
When Claude, a small, plump dog, and his friend, Sir Bobblysock, visit the city Claude heroically, if accidentally, stops a thief. Then, when Sir Bobblysock becomes ill, Claude rushes him to a hospital and is mistaken for a doctor.
- Bone dog
Although devastated when his pet dog dies, a young boy goes trick-or-treating and receives a timely visit from an old friend during a scary encounter with graveyard skeletons.
- Rogue Knight
When the hunt for his lost friends leads Cole Randolph to the kingdom of Elloweer, he and new friends Mira, Twitch, and Jace team up with the resistance movement to search for Mira's sister, Honor, but enemies abound and Cole and Mira must use a new kind of magic to protect themselves.
- Claude at the circus
While Mr. and Mrs. Shinyshoes are away for the day, Claude, a small, plump dog, and his friend, Sir Bobblysock, share adventures in the park and at the circus.
- Charlie Bumpers vs. the perfect little turkey
"It's Thanksgiving in the Bumpers' household and Charlie has to be the perfect host to his annoying little cousin, Chip"--Provided by publisher.
- Skeleton Key
Alex Rider is forced to hide out when an MI6 reconnaissance mission sets off a chain of events that could rewrite history, and as Alex tries to outwit an insane Russian general, he fears he is the only one who can stop a deadly cataclysmic explosion.
- Charlie Bumpers vs. the squeaking skull
As Halloween nears, Charlie and Tommy hope to get out of taking their little sisters trick-or-treating and go by themselves to Alex's upscale neighborhood instead, then attend a sleepover at Alex's house, but when Charlie learns that partygoers will be watching a very scary horror movie he panics.
- Claude at the beach
When Claude the dog and his friend, Sir Bobblysock, decide to have a vacation at the beach, Claude rescues a man from a shark, Sir Bobblysock wins a sand sculpting contest, and both go in search of pirate treasure.
- National Geographic Kids almanac 2017
Contains facts, photographs, and maps that provide readers with information on animals, cultures, famous landmarks, science, the future, and many other topics.
- I know an old lady who swallowed a pie
A cumulative rhyme in which an old lady who comes for Thanksgiving swallows her pie before dinner is served, and continues to eat until she has gobbled down the entire feast, pot and all.
- Grip of the shadow plague
While Kendra searches with the Knights of Dawn for a hidden artifact, Seth discover a plague that changes beings of light into evil creatures and must decide if he can trust the help of Vanessa or the Sphinx to stop it.
- Claude on the slopes
Claude and his best friend, Sir Bobblysock, go to the Snowy Mountains where they throw snowballs, learn to ski, and more until Claude's loud voice starts an avalanche, trapping Sir Bobblysock and the only Mountain Rescue person under a huge pile of snow.
- A Halloween scare in Georgia
Presents a humorous story of Halloween night in Georgia.
- Claude in the country
"A walk in the country turns into a busy day on the farm when Claude ends up mucking out the pigs, feeding the chickens, and lassoing a fearsome bull!"--Provided by publisher.
- The best man
"Archer has four important role models in his life--his dad, his grandfather, his uncle Paul, and his favorite teacher, Mr. McLeod. When Uncle Paul and Mr. McLeod get married, Archer's sixth-grade year becomes one he'll never forget"--Provided by publisher.
- Seven and a half tons of steel
Describes how the bow of the USS New York was made from a steel beam that came from the World Trade Center towers.
- Charlie Bumpers vs. the puny pirates
"Charlie, Tommy, and Hector have high hopes for their soccerteam this season until they find out that their new coach isn't all that interested in the fantabulous plays the threefriends have worked out together"--Provided by publisher.
- Charlie Bumpers vs. the really Nice Gnome
Charlie has looked forward to being in the fourth-grade play, but is not at all happy when Mrs. Burke assigns him the role of the Nice Gnome.
- Dory Dory black sheep
"When Dory's best friend learns to read before she does, Dory retreats into her wild imagination and finds herself in the middle of one of the babyish books she is struggling to read where she encounters imaginary friends and enemies"--Provided by publisher.
- Secrets of the dragon sanctuary
When Kendra and Seth go to stay at their grandparents' estate, they discover that it is a sanctuary for magical creatures and that a battle between good and evil is looming.
- Claude in the spotlight
Claude the dog and his sidekick, a sock named Sir Bobblysock, join a dance act competing in a variety show for a delicious prize: unlimited cakes from Mr. Lovelybuns Bakery.
- Counting Thyme
"Thyme Owens moves across the country with her family so her younger brother can take part in a promising cancer drug trial, and though all she wants is for him to get better, adjusting to life in Manhattan is anything but easy"--Provided by publisher.
- The extra yard
"Teddy has been training all summer with his new friends Jack and Gus to make the new travel football team in Walton, but when his long-absent dad comes back to town and into his life he is faced with a much bigger challenge"--Provided by publisher.
- Fancy Nancy : our Thanksgiving banquet
Fancy Nancy travels to her grandparents house where she gets a chance to sit at the table with the adults and celebrates Thanksgiving with her entire family.
- For the love of Autumn
Miss Parks, a new teacher, is devastated when her cat, Autumn, disappears during a storm, but with the help of her students, she finds not only Autumn but also the man of her dreams.
- Froggy goes to the library
When Froggy, Mom, and Pollywogilina set out for the library, Froggy brings a wheelbarrow to hold all the books he plans to borrow but he is so excited that he forgets to use his indoor voice.
- The teeny tiny ghost
A teeny tiny ghost who is having trouble learning how to be scary is inspired by a Halloween visit from his ghost friends.
- We are in a book!
Piggie realizes that she and Gerald the elephant are in a book and that she can make the reader say words, but when Gerald comes to understand the danger of the book ending, Piggie comes up with a solution to get the reader to keep reading.
- It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
While his friends go trick-or-treating and enjoy a Halloween party, Linus waits in the pumpkin patch for the Great Pumpkin to show up.
- Jacky Ha-Ha
"Twelve-year-old Jacky "Ha-Ha" Hart is a class clown with a penchant for pranking--and when she's required to act in the school play to appease her frustrated teachers, she must conquer her stutter"--Provided by publisher.
- Kid owner
"When Ryan learns his estranged father left him the Dallas Cowboys in his will, it is all Ryan can do to keep his dad's other son from snatching the team away"--Provided by publisher.
- Lego Star Wars : the visual dictionary : updated and expanded
A visual dictionary that provides information on the spaceships, vehicles, creatures, equipment, and minifigures that are part of the LEGO Star Wars sets.
- The littlest bigfoot
"The story of twelve-year-old Alice, a misfit who is ignored by her own family and shipped off to boarding school. She'd love a friend, and one day she rescues mysterious Millie Maximus from drowning in a lake. Millie, it turns out, is a Bigfoot, part of a clan that lives deep in the woods. Alice swears to protect Millie and her tribe, and the two girls try to find a place where they both fit in"--Provided by publisher.
- The night before Halloween
A story in the style of the familiar poem, "The Night Before Christmas," tells how a housefull of monsters, goblins, witches and the like prepare for Halloween.
- Paula Deen's cookbook for the lunch-box set
Celebrity cook Paula Deen provides recipes and kitchen activities for children ages eight and up, grouped in the categories of bake sale, pool party, sleepover, family picnic, and others.
- Pumpkin town!, (or, Nothing is better and worse than pumpkins)
Jose and his family, after a bountiful pumpkin harvest, throw their unneeded seeds over a hill, and when they awake to find vines and pumpkins all over the homes below, they feel responsible and try to make things right.
- Rosie Revere, engineer
A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure.
- The runaway Pumpkin Pie Man
In this retelling of the traditional folktale, a Pumpkin Pie Man is pursued by witches, Count Dracula, and other spooky Halloween characters. Includes a recipe for pumpkin pie, and suggestions for classroom lessons.
- Rise of the Evening Star
At the end of the school year, Kendra and Seth return to Fablehaven to help their grandfather defend a hidden artifact of great power from the Society of the Evening Star.
Mibs's cousin Ledge is disappointed to discover that his "savvy"--the magical power unique to each member of their family--is to make things fall apart, which endangers his uncle Autry's ranch and reveals the family secret to future reporter Sarah.
- Today on election day
Explains about Election Day in the United States, how citizens eighteen and older can vote by secret ballot, what happens when a person goes to the polls, some of the officials who must be elected such as governor, president, and members of Congress, and includes a brief history of elections.
- We found a hat
Two turtles discover a hat that looks good on both of them, but only one can ultimately wear it.
- Nightmares! : the sleepwalker tonic
Charlie and his friends investigate why people in Orville Falls are sleepwalking.
- Full of Beans
Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.
- School's first day of school
"It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself"--Provided by publisher.
The third installment of a lonely girl who attempts to get the attention of her father, only to turn to a fantasy world of friendship and adventure when her efforts fail.
- Drowned city : Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans
A graphic novel account of the Hurricane Katrina disaster in November of 2005, when the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, and surrounding areas were flooded and more than fourteen hundred people lost their lives.
- Gertie's leap to greatness
"Gertie is a girl on a mission to be the best fifth grader ever in order to show her estranged mother that Gertie doesn't need her--not one bit!"--Provided by publisher.
- Louise and Andie : the art of friendship
"Louise has a new neighbor, the creative and offbeat Andie--but can they overcome their differences and be friends?"--Provided by publisher.
- Towers falling
"While learning about September 11th, fifth grader Dèja (born after the attacks) realizes how much the events still color her world"--Provided by publisher.
"On a rainy day in a city park, the girl who starred in 'Journey' and the boy introduced at the end take refuge by a doorway under a bridge. To their surprise, a king emerges from the door just long enough to pass the two a map before soldiers apprehend him. Returning to the magical Pallonezia, they find the walled city in flames, under siege."--OCLC.
- Fake snakes and weird wizards
"Hank's sister Emily wants Ralph's Reptile Show to perform at her birthday party more than anything, but Ralph is booked solid. So Hank comes up with a plan: he'll disguise himself as a magician called The Westside Wizard and pull a snake from thin air! But when Hank's true identity is revealed during his performance, his good deed might just turn into a huge disaster"--Provided by publisher.
- How to hug an elephant
"Hank can't wait to go on his class field trip to the zoo. but the trip soon turns into a nightmare when Hank gets lost! Where is his class? By the baboons? Near the elephants? The trip turns into a wild adventure that Hank will never forget!"--Back cover.
- A short tale about a long dog
Rescuing a Dachshund from an animal shelter after convincing his skeptical father to get the family a dog, Hank struggles to prove his trustworthiness after his new canine friend gets loose at the park.
- The soggy, foggy campout
"When Hank's family goes camping to help him write a poem about nature, a rainstorm threatens to ruin their night and it is up to Hank to make sure the night does not turn into a soggy, foggy failure"--OCLC.
- Stop that frog!
When the principal is away for a weekend, Hank is picked to take care of his pet frog, and when it escapes Hank struggles to prove he is responsible.
- You can't drink a meatball through a straw
"Hank is nothing like his cousin Judith Ann. She's perfect. He's not. She's a great chef. He's not. When someone drops out of Judith Ann's cooking competition, Hank has the chance to show her that he can cook as well as she can, if not better. At least he hopes so! Or does he?"--Back cover.
- There's a zombie in my bathtub
"Frightened by a monster movie that gives him nightmares in the days leading up to Halloween, little Hank is reassured by claims that zombies are not real until the people around him begin acting strangely"--OCLC.
- Cultivating curiosity in K-12 classrooms : how to promote and sustain deep learning
- Prairie day : adapted from the Little house books by Laura Ingalls Wilder
A little girl and her pioneer family travel westward to find a new home on the prairie.
- Tales from a not-so-perfect pet sitter
"Nikki has to hide seven ADORKABLE puppies from two parents, one nosy little sister, an entire middle school, and one mean girl out for revenge, Mackenzie Hollister. If anyone can do it, it's Nikki--but not without some ... challenges along the way!"-Amazon.com.
- Point blank
Fourteen-year-old Alex continues his work as a spy for the British MI6, investigating an exclusive school for boys in the French Alps.
A graphic novel about the summertime adventures of Babymouse, who tries surfing and snorkeling for the first time and learns a lesson when she wishes for someone "cooler" than her little brother, Squeak, to play with.
"An elementary introduction to the physics involved in the sport of football, including scientific concepts such as mass and projectile motion, and actions such as tackling and punting"--Provided by publisher.
- Roller girl
"A graphic novel adventure about a girl who discovers roller derby right as she and her best friend are growing apart"--Provided by publisher.
- Betty Crocker kids cook
Includes over 60 kid-friendly recipes to show children cooking basics, including kitchen essentials, cleanup procedures, and nutrition basics.
- Mountain gorillas : powerful forest mammals
"This book covers information (life cycle, appearance, habitat) about the mountain gorilla. Each chapter discusses an aspect of the mountain gorilla's life, comparing the gorilla to a similar mammal and to a very different mammal"--Provided by publisher.
- The Great Fairy Baking Competion
Camilla the Cupcake Fairy and her friends love to bake cakes and treats for each other. Once a year they get together for the biggest contest in Fairyland - the great fairy baking competiion! Inside this special book you will find each fairy's favorite recipes. All the recipes will be entered int the competition - which one do you think will win first prize?.
- 125 true stories of amazing pets : inspiring tales of animal friendship & four-legged heroes, plus crazy animal antics
Contains 125 anecdotes about pets and crazy animal antics.
A proper bulldog raised in a poodle family and a tough poodle raised in a bulldog family meet one day in the park.
In graphic novel format, Raina Telgemeier shares the story of her relationship with her younger sister.
- Mean machines : Performance Cars
"Find out... which performance car has a top speed of 191 mph? Which engine outputs 580 horsepower? Which hot hatch has been upgraded by Mugen? Featuring the... BMW 1 Series M Coupe, Nissan 370Z GT, Lotus Evora S, Vauxhall VXR8 GTS"--P.  of cover.
- Diary of a wimpy kid : cabin fever
Middle-schooler Greg Heffley is the prime suspect when it is discovered that school property has been damaged, but when a surprise blizzard hits and school is closed, Greg is stuck indoors with his family, unable to prove his innocence.
The author relates, in graphic form, her experiences after she injured her two front teeth and had to have surgeries and wear embarrassing braces and headgear, all while also dealing with the trials and tribulations of middle school.
"Photographs of amazing feats accompany engaging information about paintball. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for readers in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.
- Moto-X freestyle
"Photographs of amazing feats accompany engaging information about moto-X freestyle. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended to engage readers in grades 3 through 7"--Publisher.
- Horses and ponies
Pictures and text provide an introduction to horses and ponies.
- Mrs. Patty is batty!
A.J. and the other students at Ella Mentry School brave trick-or-treating at the school secretary's house, even though it is supposedly haunted.
- Ivy + Bean and the ghost that had to go
Second-graders Ivy and Bean set out to expel the ghost who is living in the girls' bathroom at their school.
Provides a humorous tale about the Halloween experience as remembered by the author himself, from bad trick-or-treat candy to pajama-like costumes.
- Room on the broom
A witch finds room on her broom for all the animals that ask for a ride, and they repay her kindness by rescuing her from a dragon.
- Halloween pie
Old Witch smiles a crooked smile and makes a Halloween pie for vampire and ghoul and ghost and banshee to enjoy.