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The Trouble with Chickens

by Doreen Cronin & Kevin Cornell

From the bestselling, award-winning author-illustrator team of Doreen Cronin and Kevin Cornell comes the first book in a heavily illustrated, hilarious chapter book series about the adventures of a dog detective....


The Acting Bug

by Kathryn Ellis

It's the chance of a lifetime for Kate Merriman when she lands a small role in a new TV series called Backbeat. But it's less fun when Kate's best friend Maria turns down the part she's been offered in the show....


Tags

by Walter Dean Myers

From Walter Dean Myers, the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, comes this 20-page one-act play. Tags is a look at life and death in New York City, complete with a shocking end.

Four New York City teens...


Coloured Snow

by Juan Moises de la Serna

Finally the time to end an intense day of work, full of annoyances has arrived. An actual marathon to complete my part in the gearbox that is the company in which I work, a company where it is impossible to...


The Old Woman

by Joanne Schwartz & Nahid Kazemi

The Old Woman is a beautiful portrait of an old woman who lives contentedly with her dog, from award-winning author Joanne Schwartz and illustrator Nahid Kazemi.

An old woman shares her home with a scruffy old...


Maggie’s Treasure

by Jon-Erik Lappano & Kellen Hatanaka

When Maggie’s treasure collection grows too big to manage, she finds a creative solution.

Maggie finds treasure wherever she goes. Whether it’s a button, a feather or a shiny stone, she picks it up and takes...


Night Walk

by Sara O'Leary & Ellie Arscott

A child explores her neighborhood on a late-night walk with her dad, finding delight and comfort in moments of quiet and the warm windows into other people’s lives.

When a little girl can’t sleep one night,...


EMILY OF THE NEW MOON - An orphan grows up with relatives on a Canadian farm

by L. M. Montgomery

EMILY OF NEW MOON is the first in a series of novels by L. M. MONTGOMERY (1874 – 1942) about an orphan girl growing up on Prince Edward Island, Canada and is similar in genre to the author's “ANNE OF GREEN...


SEVEN o Clock STORIES - 20 children's stories of everyday farm life

by Robert Gordon Anderson

Herein are 20 illustrated stories by Robert Gordon Anderson with 20 full-page colour  illustrations by Dorothy Hope Smith. Each of the 20 stories is presented in the form of a bedtime story – ideal for reading...


The Candy Country

by Louisa May Alcott

This short story by master of fiction Louisa May Alcott, the author of Little Women, tells the story of a girl having a capitvating adventure while wandering around a country named Candy.


Love, Penelope

by Joanne Rocklin & Lucy Knisley

Penny is excited to welcome her new sibling, so throughout her mom?s pregnancy she writes letters to it (not it, YOU!). She introduces herself (Penelope, but she prefers ?Penny?) and their moms (Sammy and Becky)....


Finding Mighty

by Sheela Chari

Along the train lines north of New York City, twelve-year-old neighbors Myla and Peter search for the link between Myla’s necklace and the disappearance of Peter’s brother, Randall. Thrown into a world of...


Steering Toward Normal

by Rebecca Petruck

Eighth grade is set to be a good year for Diggy Lawson: He’s chosen a great calf to compete at the Minnesota State Fair, he’ll see a lot of July, the girl he secretly likes at 4-H, and he and his dad Pop...


Uptown Dragon

by Marlon McKenney

In Uptown Dragon, 10-year-old Kamal discovers a baby dragon in the inner city after seeing a mysterious streak of light fall from the sky. Bringing the dragon home and naming him Ziggy, Kamal attempts to teach...


At the Firehouse (A Tinyville Town Book)

by Brian Biggs

In Tinyville Town: At the Firehouse, join Dexter and Firefighter Charlie on a guided tour of the Tinyville Town firehouse. See where the firefighters store their gear, where they eat and rest, and find out...


The Neighbors

by Einat Tsarfati & Annette Appel

As a young girl climbs the seven stories to her own (very boring!) apartment, she imagines what?s behind each of the doors she passes. Does the door with all the locks belong to a family of thieves? Might the...


I'm a Mail Carrier (A Tinyville Town Book)

by Brian Biggs

In Tinyville Town: I'm a Mail Carrier, Rita the mail carrier makes sure everyone gets their mail, rain or shine. 

The Tinyville Town series is set in a cozy community where the people are kind, everyone says...


I'm a Police Officer (A Tinyville Town Book)

by Brian Biggs

From New York Times–bestselling author and illustrator Brian Biggs comes the third board book in the collectible Tinyville Town series.

Taking us through a day in the life of another community hero, I’m a...


Charlie Rides

by Bob Bianchini

Charlie loves things that go—planes, trains, bicycles, scooters, and even spaceships! He also loves to share in the fun of each mode of transportation with his dad. But, for Charlie, the best ride of all is...


Skyfishing

by Gideon Sterer & Poly Bernatene

When Grandpa—a fishing connoisseur—moves to the city to live with his family, it doesn’t take him long to notice that there is nowhere to fish. Unfazed, his granddaughter proposes they pretend to fish...