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- PS: Prefixes, Suffixes Roots : Resource ofLists, Phrases, Sentences, Poems and Sstories
- The paper bag princess
When a fierce dragon destroys her castle and clothes, and carries off the prince she was going to marry, a brave and resourceful princess cleverly outwits the dragon.
- A Hot Cold Summer
- Improve Your Survival Skills
- Gardening for Beginners
- Usborne Start to Cook
- This is the earth
Rhyming text describes how human beings have affected the the environment and shows ways in which we can care for the planet.
- Teaching math with Google apps : 50 g suite activities
- The king's commissioners
While trying to keep track of his many royal commissioners, the king learns some new ways of counting.
- Starting chess
This book is an introduction to chess, from how to set out the pieces to special moves and tactics. Informative Web sites are included.
- The call of the wild
"Phoebe Wright and her besties, Annabel and Kimmi, have been invited to the coolest party of the year! But when Phoebe realizes it's on the same night as her Wild Club's movie-night fundraiser, she's totally torn about what to do"--Page  of cover.
- How to get to rio : choose your own ever after
- Bus-a-saurus bop
A boy describes his school bus as a big yellow monster that gobbles up students and takes them to school.
- Make up or break up
- The famous Stanley kidnapping case
Kidnappers in Italy have their hands full when the captive American children advise them on running a better kidnapping and on proper nutrition.
- The witches of Worm
Lonely, twelve-year-old Jessica is convinced that the cat she finds is possessed by a witch and is responsible for her own strange behavior.
- April Fools' fiasco
"Mr. Paskey, owner of the Book Nook, plays an April Fools' Day prank on Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose. They hatch a plan to get back at him, but then the bookstore is robbed--no joke! Can the kids track down the crook? Or will this April Fools' be an April fail?"--
- Bad Kitty takes the test
"Because of a recent string of embarrassing behavior, Kitty's cat license has been revoked and she must take a test to get it back so she can still be a cat"--Provided by publisher.
- Blueberry pancakes forever
"A year after she and Serendipity experience a terrible loss, Tuesday is captured by Lodden, a mysterious boy who takes her to a forbidding and unfamiliar place in the world of story"--OCLC.
- Donald Trump : 45th president of the United States of America
Simple text and photographs look at the life and career of President Dondald Trump.
Because Dragonwatch, an ancient group of wizards, enchantresses, and dragon slayers, is crumbling, an uprising of dragons threatens to destroy the magical preserves as well as overrun the nonmagical world.
- The eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980
On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered--all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope that somebody comes to rescue them.
- Gingerbread Christmas
"Gingerbread Baby and his friend, Matti, take his gingerbread band to the Christmas Festival where they are a hit--until the aroma of gingerbread reaches the children, signaling the time to run away"--
- The gingerbread man loose at the zoo
When the gingerbread man gets separated from his class during a field trip to the zoo, he uses his teacher's animal scavenger hunt clues to find his way back to them.
- Hotel Bruce
A reluctant mother to four young geese, grumpy Bruce the bear loses his temper when he migrates home in the spring only to discover that mice have converted his den into a hotel.
- How this book was made : based on a true story
Text and illustrations look at the process of making a book.
- I dissent : Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes her mark
Text and illustrations look at the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg the second woman justice named to the United States Supreme Court.
- Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
A biography of Jean-Michel Basquiat, an artist in New York City who rose to fame in the 1980s.
- Six dots : a story of young Louis Braille
Looks at the childhood of Louis Braille and his creation of the Braille writing system for the blind.
- Stick Dog slurps spaghetti
"Stick Dog and his gang of hungry hounds want to play tug-of-war. Their search for rope leads to something even better--spaghetti! Once they get a taste, they must get some more. It will be their most difficult mission ever--and will demand all of Stick Dog's problem-solving skills. They'll need to scale the tallest mountain in the suburbs and sneak into a restaurant filled with people. Dangerous humans--a strange-talking girl, a huge chef, and a penguin man--lurk around every corner. But there's more than danger in the air. Stick Dog has caught the scent of something even more scrumptious than spaghetti. And he'll risk everything to find out what it is"--Back cover.
- Tales from a not-so-friendly frenemy
"Assigned to attend her archnemesis Mackenzie Hollister's new school for the student exchange week program, Nikki is surprised to learn that there are students at the school even meaner than Mackenzie"--OCLC.
- The Tapper twins go viral
"Twelve-year-old twins Reese and Claudia Tapper race to become more popular on social media sites in order to win a high-stakes bet"--
- The book you're not supposed to have
"This book was never meant to exist. No one needs to know the details. Just know this: there's a Merry, a Larry, a missing tooth, and a teachers' strike that is crippling Timmy Failure s academic future. Worst of all, Timmy is banned from detective work. It's a conspiracy of buffoons. He recorded everything in his private notebook, but then the manuscript was stolen. If this book gets out, he will be grounded for life. Or maybe longer. And will Timmy's mom really marry Doorman Dave?"--Provided by OCLC.
- The warden's daughter
A teenage girl who lives with her father, a prison warden, looks to inmates for a mother figure, only to find herself in the process.
- Where are you going, Baby Lincoln?
Baby Lincoln decides to leave her bossy, older sister Eugenia and go on a necessary journey.
- Word of mouse
"The illuminating journey of a very special mouse, and the unexpected friendships he makes along the way"--
- Blair's nightmare
The Stanley kids and their stepsister try to hide a dog that Blair finds, keep David out of the clutches of the school bully, and find out if some escaped convicts really are nearby.
- The Maddie diaries
"Teen dance prodigy, breakout Dance Moms star, and judge on So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation presents her uplifting coming-of-age memoir about following her dreams and working hard to achieve success in both the dance world and in life. Maddie Ziegler had hoped to become a star--she just didn't know how soon that day would come. At just eight years old, she was cast on Lifetime's hit reality show Dance Moms and quickly won the hearts of fans everywhere with her natural talent and determination. Soon, she was catching eyes all over--including those of pop superstar Sia, who handpicked her to star in the incredibly popular music video "Chandelier." The rest, as they say, was history. In this inspirational memoir, Maddie explains the hard work she put into her rise to stardom and how she keeps her balance along the way--starring in music videos, going on tour, and becoming an actress in The Book of Henry with Naomi Watts and Jacob Tremblay. She also answers her fans' burning questions with wise advice she's learned on her journey. With honesty, charm, and humor, Maddie offers her unique perspective on making her way in the world as a young teenager, reflecting on the lessons she's learned--and preparing for the exciting road ahead"--
- Disciplinary core ideas : reshaping teaching and learning
- Rosie Revere's big project book for bold engineers
An illustrated book of more than forty projects and activities and general information to get young children interested in engineering.
- Ada's violin : the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay
Tells the true tale of an orchestra made up of children playing instruments built from recycled trash called the 'Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay.'
- All rise for the honorable Perry T. Cook
"Eleven-year-old Perry was born and raised by his mom at the Blue River Co-ed Correctional Facility in Tiny Surprise, Nebraska. His mom is a resident on Cell Block C, and so far Warden Daugherty has made it possible for them to be together. That is, until a new district attorney discovers the truth--and Perry is removed from the facility and forced into a foster home. When Perry moves to the 'outside' world, he feels trapped. Desperate to be reunited with his mom, Perry goes on a quest for answers about her past crime. As he gets closer to the truth, he will discover that love makes people resilient no matter where they come from ... but can he find a way to tell everyone what home truly means?"--Amazon.com.
- As brave as you
"When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires -- literally."--Provided by publisher.
- The darkest dark
"Young Chris loves pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploring the universe. Only one problem--at night, he's afraid of the dark. Only when he watches the moon landing on TV does he realize how exciting the unknown can be. Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield"-- Provided by publisher.
- Diana's White House garden
"It's 1943, and the White House is busy with the war effort. Diana Hopkins only wants to help, but doesn't know what a ten-year-old can do - until the Roosevelt's come up with the idea of Victory Gardens, and Diana suddenly has the important job of Victory Gardener for the White House"--Provided by publisher.
- Footer Davis might be probably is crazy
Eleven-year-old Footer and her friends investigate when a nearby farm is burned, the farmer murdered, and his children disappear, but as they follow the clues, Footer starts having flashbacks and wonders if she is going crazy like her mother, who is back in a mental institution near their Mississippi home.
- Lion lessons
"Learning to be a lion takes some serious lessons, but luckily, this kid has a teacher who is a real pro"--Provided by publisher.
- Marvelous Cornelius : Hurricane Katrina and the spirit of New Orleans
A man known as the "Trashcan Wizard" sings and dances his way through the French Quarter in New Orleans, keeping his beloved city clean, until Hurricane Katrina's devastation nearly causes him to lose his spirit.
- The new small person
"Elmore Green likes being an only child, so when his parents bring a new small person, his baby brother, into the house he is not pleased and does his best to keep the new small person out of his life"--OCLC.
- Nine, ten : a September 11 story
Relates how the lives of four children living in different parts of the country intersect and are affected by the events of September 11, 2001.
- Once was a time
In World War II England, ten-year-old Lottie is transported via a portal to present day Wisconsin, where she must find her way back to her family and her best friend, Kitty.
- Projekt 1065
It is 1943, and thirteen-year-old Michael O'Shaunessey, son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany in Berlin, is also a spy for the British Secret Service, so he has joined the Hitler Youth, and pretending that he agrees with their violence and book-burning is hard enough--but when he is asked to find out more about "Projekt 1065" both his and his parents' lives get a lot more dangerous.
- Some kind of happiness
Finley Hart is sent to her grandparents' house for the summer, but her anxiety and overwhelmingly sad days continue until she escapes into her writings which soon turn mysteriously real and she realizes she must save this magical world in order to save herself.
- Tell me what to dream about
At bedtime, a little girl asks her big sister to tell her what to dream about and together they imagine the possibilities.
- Unidentified suburban object
Chloe Cho is a Korean American seventh-grader who would like to get in touch with many of the aspects of her heritage, but her parents are unwilling to talk about it--then when a class assignment forces Chloe to confront them directly, they finally tell her the truth about her family, which may just be too much for one girl to handle.
- When friendship followed me home
Seventh-grader Ben, always an outsider, is led into a deep friendship with Halley, who is being treated for cancer, by the special dog he and his adoptive mother take in.
- Are we there yet?
On the way to grandmother's house, a young child's constant refrain of "Are we there yet?" turns a boring car trip into an imaginative adventure.
- The attacks of September 11, 2001
Lucas has to tell his dad's friend Benny, a firefighter and former football star, that his parents do not want him playing football anymore, and he takes the train into New York City to talk to Benny, but everything changes when the Twin Towers are attacked.
- Emma-Jean Lazarus fell out of a tree
A quirky and utterly logical seventh-grade girl named Emma-Jean Lazarus discovers some interesting results when she gets involved in the messy everyday problems of her peers.
- Emma-Jean Lazarus fell in love
Seventh-grader Emma-Jean Lazarus uses her logical, scientific mind to navigate the mysteries of the upcoming Spring Fling, her friend Colleen's secret admirer, and other love-related dilemmas.
- Hammerhead vs. bull shark
Contains facts about hammerhead sharks and bull sharks, comparing such aspects as their sizes, teeth, and abilities.
- Harriet the invincible
Never a conventional princess, Harriet becomes an adventurer after learning she is cursed to fall into a deep sleep on her twelfth birthday, but after two years of slaying ogres, cliff-diving, and more with her riding quail, Mumfrey, things go awry at home and she must seek a prince to set things right.
- I don't want to be a frog
A frog who yearns to be any animal that is cute and warm discovers that being wet, slimy, and full of bugs has its advantages.
- The Japanese ninja surprise
Flat Stanley mails himself to Japan to visit his hero, martial arts movie star Oda Nobu, and becomes his personal ninja.
- The Japanese tsunami, 2011
In 2011, while visiting his father's hometown in Japan shortly after his death, Ben finds himself and his family being swept away by a terrible tsunami that leaves him stranded and alone in a strange country, far from home.
- Killer whale vs. great white shark
Contains facts about killer whales and great white sharks, comparing such aspects as their sizes, brain structure, and abilities.
- Komodo dragon vs. king cobra
Contains facts about komodo dragons and king cobras, comparing such aspects as their skulls, scales, and tongues.
- Lion vs. tiger
Contains facts about lions and tigers, comparing such aspects as their sizes, brain structure, and abilities.
- The Night Gardener
"Everyone on Grimloch Lane enjoys the trees and shrubs clipped into animal masterpieces after dark by the Night Gardener, but William, a lonely boy, spots the artist, follows him, and helps with his special work"--Provided by publisher.
- Polar bear vs. grizzly bear
Contains facts about polar bears and grizzly bears, comparing such aspects as their sizes, brain structure, and abilities.
- Red : a crayon's story
Red's factory-applied label clearly says that he is red, but despite the best efforts of his teacher, fellow crayons and art supplies, and family members, he cannot seem to do anything right until a new friend offers a fresh perspective.
- Ruby Bridges goes to school : my true story
Tells the true story of Ruby Bridges, who at age six became the first African-American to attend an all-white school in New Orleans.
- The San Francisco earthquake, 1906
Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco--but early one spring morning in 1906 Leo's world is shaken, when he finds himself stranded in the middle of San Francisco as it crumbles and burns to the ground.
- The shark attacks of 1916
Ten-year-old Chet Roscow, who had been thrilled by the news of an aggressive great white shark attacking people all along the Atlantic coast, goes swimming with his friends in Springfield, New Jersey, one day, and wonders if he sees a shark in the water.
- Tarantula vs. scorpion
Contains facts about tarantulas and scorpions, comparing such aspects as their burrows, weapons, and abilities.
- Tyrannosaurus rex vs. velociraptor
Contains facts about the tyrannosaurus rex and the velociraptor, comparing such aspects as their sizes, body types, and abilities.
For a rugged outdoor man and his family, life in northern Minnesota is a wild experience involving wolves, deer, and the sled dogs that make their way of life possible. Includes an account of the author's first Iditarod, a dogsled race across Alaska.
- Katrina Revisited
- Who is Derek Jeter
- This is the dream
An illustrated poem that describes how nonviolent protests helped end the segregation of schools and public places in the United States.
- This is the game
Rhyming text recounts the history of baseball, describing how the game has changed and why it is one of Americans' favorite sports.
- How to drive your sister crazy
A younger brother offers detailed advice on how to annoy older sisters.
Catrina and her family have moved to the coast of Northern California for the sake of her little sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis--and Cat is even less happy about the move when she is told that her new town is inhabited by ghosts, and Maya sets her heart on meeting one.
- Flat Stanley and the very big cookie
Mr. Pete comes up with a big idea to save his bakery and needs Flat Stanley's help.
- Sea turtles
"A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of sea turtles, the migrating shelled reptiles. Also included is a story from folklore explaining how sea turtles cause monsoons"--Provided by publisher.
- The Magician's Hat
- The day the crayons came home
One day, Duncan is happily coloring with his crayons when a stack of postcards arrives in the mail from his former crayons, each of which has run away or been left behind, and all of which want to come home.
- Sunny side up
After her older brother starts acting strangely, Sunny Lewin is shipped off to Florida to spend the summer with her grandfather. She makes a friend her age and tries to enjoy her stay but, other than Buzz, everyone is really old. Besides, Sunny just knows her parents sent her away because she somehow made her brother the way he is. She just wants things to go back to how they were before.
- 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.
- Flat Stanley : show-and-tell, Flat Stanley!
Flat Stanley saves the day when Miss Plum shows the class her sparkly new engagement ring during show-and-tell and the ring goes missing.
- Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul
The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns--with everything from a fender bender to crazed seagulls--but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.
- Beginning Pearls
A collection of "Pearls Before Swine" comic strips specifically chosen for younger readers, featuring the adventures of mean-spirited Rat, good-natured and simple-minded Pig, and their other animal friends.
- Lego Ninjago, masters of Spinjitzu
Kai, Cole, Zane, and Jay face a new challenge in the form of the Hypnobrai, serpentine enemies that use hypnosis to control minds, especially after one of them is mesmerized.
- The Lego ideas book : unlock your imagination
Six themed chapters offer inspiration for LEGO creations, with basic templates and instructions for creating new things out of LEGO bricks and sets.
- Diary of a wimpy kid : the ugly truth
While trying to find a new best friend after feuding with Rowley, middle-school slacker Greg Heffley is warned by older family members that adolescence is a time to act more responsibly and to think seriously about his future.
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.
- Lunch lady and the cyborg substitute
The school lunch lady, a secret crime fighter, uncovers an evil plot to replace all the popular teachers with robots.
The Bone cousins must find a treasure in order to save the ancient city of Atheia from a tyrant.
- The lemonade war
Evan and his younger sister, Jesse, react very differently to the news that they will be in the same class for fourth grade and as the end of summer approaches, they battle it out through lemonade stands, each trying to be the first to earn 100 dollars. Includes mathematical calculations and tips for running a successful lemonade stand.
- Fancy Nancy and the posh puppy
Nancy wants to adopt a special puppy so that she is no longer the only fancy member of her family, but after a day of puppysitting a papillon, she realizes that being fancy is not always the most important thing.
- Diary of a wimpy kid : Greg Heffley's journal
Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a middle school where he and his best friend, Rowley, undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily, hope just to survive, but when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take drastic measures to save their friendship.
- Captain Underpants and the attack of the talking toilets : another epic novel
Principal Krupp once again turns into the superhero Captain Underpants in order to save the world, and Jerome Horwitz Elementary School, from the evil talking toilets and the Turbo Toilet 2000.