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- Would you rather be a bullfrog?
Poses questions for pondering: "Would you rather be a dog or be a cat?", "Would you rather live in igloos or in tents?", "Would you rather be a mermaid with a tail instead of feet?".
- Great day for up!
Rhymed text and illustrations introduce the many meanings of "up.".
- In a people house
Easy-to-read rhyme cites a number of common household items.
- Liz at Marigold Lake
Liz is excited that her three best friends are visiting her family's cabin at Marigold Lake, but something seems to go wrong with every activity she planned.
- Liz's night at the museum
"Liz is excited for her sleepover at the museum until she hears some spooky noises that may turn this sleepover into a nightmare"--OCLC.
- Marion takes charge
When Marion finally gets the chance to babysit her little sister, she finds that the task is harder than she expected, especially when she gets called to the Critter Club to help with a stray cat and must bring Gabby along.
- This is not the Abby show
"A girl with ADHD loves to make people laugh, but when her acting out gets her stuck in summer school, she will have to try her hardest to turn over a new leaf"--
- Amy is a little bit chicken
"Amy has never liked being in the spotlight. When all her friends decide to form a team for the Santa Vista Quiz Bowl, Amy's not so sure. She knows she can answer the quiz questions...but can she do it in front of hundreds of people? Meanwhile, The Critter Club is caring for some chickens who need a home. As the Quiz Bowl approaches, Amy herself starts feeling just a little bit chicken!"--Provided by publisher.
- This book is not good for you
Cass's mom is kidnapped by the evil dessert chef, Seņor Hugo, who requests the legendary tuning fork as ransom, leading Cass and Max-Ernest to try finding the magical instrument in time.
- Wacky Wednesday
Drawings and verse point out the many things that are wrong one wacky Wednesday.
- One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish
A story-poem about the activities of such unusual animals as the Nook, Wump, Yink, Yop, Gack, and the Zeds.
- The cat in the hat
Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by the Cat in the Hat who shows them some tricks and games.
- The FBI
"This photo-illustrated book describes the life of an FBI officer, including their work capturing terrorists, enforcing federal laws, and investigating crimes. Describes real-life cases and what it takes to get a job in the Federal Bureau of Investigation"--Provided by publisher.
- Dog Man unleashed
"Dog Man ... is still learning a few tricks of the trade. Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Something fishy is going on! Can Dog Man unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, or will Petey get away with the purr-fect crime?"--Amazon.com.
- Double Down. double down
Greg Heffley's mom wants him to take a break from video games while Halloween approaches and he comes up with an idea to make a movie.
- Dog Man
"George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks, and rolls over robbers. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history, and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?"--Amazon.com.
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.
- 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.
- Diary of a wimpy kid : old school
"Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That's the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive?"--Provided by publisher.
- What pet should I get?
A boy wants all of the pets in a pet store but he and his sister can choose only one. End notes discuss Dr. Seuss's pets, his creative process, and the discovery of the manuscript and illustrations for "What pet should I get?"
- 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.
In graphic novel format, Raina Telgemeier shares the story of her relationship with her younger sister.
A proper bulldog raised in a poodle family and a tough poodle raised in a bulldog family meet one day in the park.
- 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.
- Lego Ninjago, masters of Spinjitzu
Kai and the other ninja have a mystery to solve when Master Wu turns upin Kai's village, injured and acting very strangely.
- Flat Stanley at bat
Flat Stanley excels at baseball, but when the fairness of his skills are questioned, Stanley must decide whether his flatness gives him too much advantage.
- When a dragon moves in
A boy and his imaginary dragon have a wonderful time playing on the beach, braving the waves, roasting marshmallows, and roaming the shore, but when the boy tries to tell his friends about his dragon, no one will believe him.
- The night before St. Patrick's Day
In this poem based on "The Night Before Christmas," Tim and Maureen go to great lengths to set a trap, hoping to catch a real leprechaun on St. Patrick's Day and take his pot of gold.
- The cartoonist's big book of drawing animals
Provides step-by-step instructions for drawing cartoon animals, including lions, elephants, rabbits, and others.
- World War I
Presents a photographic introduction to World War I, discussing events that led to the conflict, and providing information about the conduct of the war, the lives of enlisted men, and the armistice and peace.
- The field guide
When the Grace children go to stay at their Great Aunt Lucinda's worn Victorian house, they discover a field guide to fairies and other creatures and begin to have some unusual experiences.
- Thunder cake
Grandma finds a way to dispel her grandchild's fear of thunderstorms.