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Not Very Scary

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By Carol Brendler, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780374355470
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - August 12th, 2014

Melly is a brave monster. Afraid of nothing. However, the bumps in the night cause her a little concern as she goes to her cousins house for a big surprise!  The season of Halloween comes alive as Melly proves she isn't scared...well...maybe a little bit....  ~Reviewed by Jeanette 


Kelsey Green, Reading Queen (Franklin School Friends)

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By Claudia Mills, Rob Shepperson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781250034052
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Published: Square Fish - March 25th, 2014

Kelsey Green is a reading queen....or so she thinks! But when a school wide competition could prove it to the rest of the school, show her friends that reading is cool and she can beat Simon Ellis? Well that is perfect! The first in the Franklin School Friends serious, this chapter book for early readers (for strong 1st grade to low 4th grade) is a great story of values, but fun for the kid in all of us to read. Don't forget book  two: Annika Riz, Math Whiz. ~Reviewed by Jeanette


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By Claudia Mills, Rob Shepperson (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780374303358
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 13th, 2014

Annika loves math. In fact, so much she is even trying to teach her dog to count!  But when a the school is all a buzz about the school carnival, how can she show her friends that math is important too?  The second in the Franklin School Friends series. This chapter book for early readers (for strong 1st grade to low 4th grade) is a great story of values, but fun for the kid in all of us to read.  Don't forget book one: Kelsey Green, Reading Queen. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


Leroy Ninker Saddles Up

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By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780763663391
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Candlewick - August 26th, 2014

Kate has answered our call for more Mercy Watson books with a new series featuring characters from Mercy's books. Leroy Ninker wants to be a cowboy. He has boots, a hat, and a rope. Everything except a horse- until he meets Maybelline. But Maybelline has three very important rules, and Leroy will have to follow them if he wants to keep this equine wonder. Pop a bowl of buttered popcorn or cook up some spaghetti and curl up with this delightful book! ~ Reviewed by Marika McCoola


Oh the Places You'll Go!

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ISBN: 9780545202015
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Published: Cartwheel Books - March 1st, 2010

My high school English teacher gave me this book with a journal and that has made all the difference. ~ Reviewed by Bonnie Winchester


Kung POW Chicken

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By Cyndi Marko, Cyndi Marko (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545610612
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 7th, 2014

These delightfully silly easy reader chapter books will delight superhero fans of all ages. Complete with whimsical comic-style illustrations and lots of chicken puns, these gentle super-chicken adventures are full of giggles for the whole family. ~ Reviewed by Rachel Person


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By Cyndi Marko, Cyndi Marko (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545610636
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - March 25th, 2014

The Abominables

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By Eva Ibbotson, Fiona Robinson (Illustrator), Eva Ibbotson (Other primary creator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781419712159
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 14th, 2014

When a family of Yetis is forced to leave their home, they take a journey of a life time with siblings Con and Ellen and their truck-driving friend, Perry. But hiding a family of yetis isn’t going to be easy….especially when they have never really known a stranger…and have a habit of getting into trouble! A fun story by a beloved author. Ages 7 to 10. ~Reviewed by Jeanette


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