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    Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Perfect for bedtime, the second edition of the popular Bedtime Favorites storybook collection has 19 stories to choose from. Updated story selections will feature characters from Finding Nemo, Cars 2, Toy Story 3, The Lion King, and more. Gilded pages and over 250 illustrations make this an ideal gift.

  2. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Supporting STEAM education initiatives and the Maker Movement, the National Parenting Publication Award-winner Maker Lab includes 28 kid-safe projects and crafts that will get young inventors' wheels turning and make science pure fun.

    Each step-by-step activity is appropriate for kids ages 8–12, and ranked easy, medium, or hard, with an estimated time frame for completion. Requiring only household materials, young makers can build an exploding volcano, race balloon rocket cars, construct a lemon battery, make sticky slime, and more. Photographs and facts carefully detail the "why"...

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    Type: Juvenile Fiction

    These tiny board books feature all the things that Maisy—and every preschooler—loves best. Toys, clothes, animals, and more—Maisy's world is a delightful place indeed, and everything that makes it special is all right here in a size just right for tiny hands.

  4. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Whatever you do, don’t ask Greg Heffley how he spent his summer vacation, because he definitely doesn’t want to talk about it.

    As Greg enters the new school year, he’s eager to put the past three months behind him . . . and one event in particular. Unfortunately for Greg, his older brother, Rodrick, knows all about the incident Greg wants to keep under wraps. But secrets have a way of getting out . . . especially when a diary is involved.

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules chronicles Greg’s attempts to navigate the hazards of middle school, impress the girls, steer clear of...

  5. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Yanking cat by tail: no NO. Gentle pat on back: yes YES. And it’s funny how dumping a bowl of food gets a very different reaction from mastering the use of a spoon. An expressive baby demonstrates familiar behaviors — and their predictable responses — in an amusing board book that merits a giant YES!

  6. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Penelope (Lo) Marin has always loved to collect beautiful things. Her dad's consulting job means she's grown up moving from one rundown city to the next, and she's learned to cope by collecting (sometimes even stealing) quirky trinkets and souvenirs in each new place--possessions that allow her to feel at least some semblance of home.

    But in the year since her brother Oren's death, Lo's hoarding has blossomed into a full-blown, potentially dangerous obsession. She discovers a beautiful, antique butterfly pendant during a routine scour at a weekend flea market, and recognizes it as...

  7. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Greg Heffley is in big trouble. School property has been damaged, and Greg is the prime suspect. But the crazy thing is, he’s innocent. Or at least sort of.
    The authorities are closing in, but when a surprise blizzard hits, the Heffley family is trapped indoors. Greg knows that when the snow melts he’s going to have to face the music, but could any punishment be worse than being stuck inside with your family for the holidays?

  8. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Barnyard baby,
    Autumn day.

    Flannel baby
    Out to play!

    Little ones will love playing along with baby during a day full of fall fun, from hayrides to apple picking. This interactive novelty board book features large lift-the-flaps on each spread, hiding charming surprises underneath. With acclaimed author Elise Broach's delightful rhyming text and playful illustrations by Cori Doerrfeld, this is the perfect read-aloud to share after a beautiful autumn afternoon!

  9. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Today Maisy is going swimming for the first time, and she is a little nervous. Good thing Eddie and Tallulah are coming, too. Eddie is a natural, but Maisy and Tallulah get into the pool slowly — ooh, it's freezing! But soon they are kicking and floating and even blowing bubbles with the rest. Whether water-shy or raring to go, young readers will find much to relate to as Maisy experiences another childhood first.

  10. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    When an invisible dog "disappears" from a local show, the young sleuths from Invisible Inc. must employ the help of their invisible associate in order to solve the mystery.

  11. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking—each believes he is the true color of the sun.

    What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best?

  12. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Sniffles are quiet, but sneezes are loud. Amiably illustrated in a bright, graphic style, Leslie Patricelli’s spirited board book, QUIET LOUD, stars an obliging, bald, and very expressive toddler who acts out each pair of opposites with comically dramatic effect.

  13. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    BIG NATE IS LIVING IT UP!

    Principal Nichols wants Nate to be buddies with new kid Breckenridge Puffington III and show him around. But that’s no easy task when Breckenridge is a plant-doodling total fun-sponge. There’s also something strangely familiar about this guy. . . . What in the world could it be?

    Meet BIG NATE, Mr. Big-time Doodler and definitely NOT the teacher’s pet.

  14. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Nate Wright’s life is just like his locker--it’s full of surprises. The monstrous Mrs. Godfrey springs a pop quiz on Nate AND his grandparents. His horoscope predicts bad news for Nate’s soccer career. And worst of all, he’s forced to cut back on his beloved Cheez Doodles. It’s enough to drive any kid crazy. Luckily, Nate’s not just any kid. He’s the ultimate sixth-grade survivor. When everything’s falling apart, he finds a way to hold it together … but nobody said it would be easy. Welcome to the world of Big Nate

  15. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    BIG NATE will surpass all others!

    But it won’t be easy. He’s stuck with Gina, his all-time enemy, in a class project for his least favorite teacher Mrs. Godfrey, aka Godzilla. To make matters worse, Gina ALSO ends up on his fleeceball team, right when Nate is set to win his first fleeceball championship ever. This is his moment for glory, but Gina's sure to steal his thunder, or ruin everything.

    Will Nate win or lose? Pass or fail? Or end up in detention . . . AGAIN?

  16. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    In a satisfying tribute to the wonders of nature and family, Mother Earth attempts to put her wild child, Autumn, to bed, but Autumn isn't quite ready.

  17. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    It's the first day of school at Yappy Puppy Play School and Haybillybun is not so sure he wants to go. What if the other kids make fun of his fluffy feet? Or his long name? Can't his mother go in his place and he'll stay at home?

    But when he gets to school, Haybillybun discovers that everyone has a long name and he decides he'll stay after all. His mother returns home alone and finds she's missing her little boy more than she ever thought she would. Is he all right?

    How Haybillybun and his mother each experience the first day of school is the heart of Joan Rankin's warm and...

  18. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    When George and the man with the yellow hat stop to shop at a chocolate factory store, George becomes curious about how chocolates are made. Though he begins to follow the factory tour, George is soon off on his own to investigate. The adventures of Curious George continue in an all-new series beginning in fall 1998 with eight new stories.

  19. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Learn opposites with Fox! Fox, the mail carrier, loves windy days. But on one particular windy day the mail to be delivered starts to blow away. The mail is blown up and down, left and right, high and low, near and far, and even over and under a fence! Luckily, Fox's friends are there to help! The bright illustrations are accented with shiny bronze-foiled leaves. The soft padded covers, rounded corners and sturdy board pages make this title a perfect fit for preschoolers!

  20. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    When Russell the sheep finally falls asleep—he snores!

  21. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    The Thea Sisters are headed to Italy for a ballet competition! But the mouselets aren't just there to dance -- they are there to investigate. A group is plotting to rig the prestigious contest, and the future of the mouselets' new friend -- an aspiring ballerina -- is at stake! Can the Thea Sisters stop this scheme before it's too late?

  22. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Claudia and her sister, Janine, may as well be from two different planets. Claudia, who pays more attention to her artwork and The Baby-sitters Club than her homework, feels like she can't compete with her perfect sister. Janine studies nonstop, gets straight As, and even takes college-level courses! But when something unexpected happens to the most beloved person in their family, will the sisters be able to put aside their differences?

  23. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Sometimes kids just need a good tickle. Maybe your child is grumpy, or frustrated, or looking for a little extra attention. Well, we have the cure. Reach for Tickle Time!—and like magic, everyone’s bright and sunny and giggling again.

    Based on the wildly popular song from Boynton’s wildly popular Rhinoceros Tap CD, Tickle Time! is pure irrepressible Boynton, lively in tempo, nimble in rhyme, and filled with irresistible fuzzy cats that cavort from page to page. Plus a few birds, who aren’t the cavorting type. Here’s a book to turn to again and again, because it’s guaranteed to...

  24. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Tess loved her tree.
    She liked to swing on it
    and sit in its shade
    and catch its leaves in the fall.

    When Tess's tree has to come down, Tess is very sad . . . until she finds a way to gather friends and family and celebrate her tree's remarkable life.

    This is a book for sharing with people you love, among good friends, or on a quiet day under a favorite tree.

  25. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Being kind means...
    Smiling at the new student in class.
    Giving someone a compliment.
    Celebrating the differences in others.

    When the girl in the red hat finds the courage to be kind to the new student in class, her kindness spreads. Kind act by kind act, her whole community experiences the magical shift that happens when everyone understands―and acts on―what it means to be kind.

  26. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Like her classmates, builder Iggy and inventor Rosie, scientist Ada, a character of color, has a boundless imagination and has always been hopelessly curious. Why are there pointy things stuck to a rose? Why are there hairs growing inside your nose? When her house fills with a horrific, toe-curling smell, Ada knows it’s up to her to find the source. What would you do with a problem like this? Not afraid of failure, Ada embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery. But, this time, her experiments lead to even more stink and get her into...

  27. Type: Juvenile Fiction

    Enjoy the first day of school with Spot!

    It's Spot's first day of school! He and his friends sing together, play together, and read together. When it's time to go home, Spot can't wait to come back tomorrow! Young readers will love going to school with their favourite puppy Spot.