Children

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  When Katie goes to the park with her mom one day, she notices a young man sitting on a bench looking sad and alone.

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First time novelist L. M. Preston succeeds in writing a book boys will want to read. Not an easy task when 12-year-olds are more captivated by a flashing screen than a stationary page.

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"Ms. Shefelman has written an enchanting tale that is sure to please youngsters."

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When one hears the name Christopher Pike, high-school horror immediately comes to mind but not necessarily tales involving flying carpets and the lore of the Middle East.

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My Name is Not Isabella is a 32-page hardcover picture book about a girl named Isabella who has a very interesting imagination. She loves to pretend she is someone else.

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The odious Ogre of the title is reminiscent of the one in William Steig’s original picture book, Shrek—but with his inherent ogre-ness on steroids.

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The Raindrop is a beautifully illustrated picture book about a raindrop and its place in the world. The story begins with the Raindrop having a discussion with a cloud.

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When field worker Sucoh Sucop shows up at the Nicefolks’ farm looking for work, Ever and Ima Nicefolk hire him. In payment all they can offer him is a place to sleep and meals.

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 Nobunny’s Perfect is a simply illustrated, 32-page picture book that teaches children about different kinds of behavior and about using good manners. Nobunny’s Perfect uses bunny chi

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 Duck and Cover is a deliciously cute story about a duck named Max and an interesting alligator named Harold. 

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Animal Crackers Fly the Coop is a hilariously funny book that children will love and repeat the jokes in forever.

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"Look,” someone said, “He’s made light.” That one simple phrase illustrates the courage and ingenuity of a young man seemingly trapped in the poverty and hopelessness of a tiny hamlet in southeaste

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The Mystery of Journey’s Crowne is an amazing adventure drawing game that is unique and different.

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The exuberant little Olivia the pig is back, and this time she’s taking it international. When spring vacation arrives, Olivia decides her family needs to spend a few days in Venice, Italy.

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  Illumination Arts, September 2005 In this heartwarming story, a young father welcomes his newborn daughter into his heart on the day she is born.

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Fifteen-year old Lena loves the sea. More than anything, she wants to learn to surf, but her dad, who hasn’t gone into the water for many years, prohibits it.

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 “Weekdays are for school. Saturday’s for having fun. But Sunday is the Lord’s day.

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 Illumination Arts, March 2006 Mrs. Murphy happily lives on a very fine street. Her snooty neighbors make fun of her little house and do not pay her any attention.

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 What child does not wonder what he or she will grow up to become? Dreams to Grow On will inspire as a young girl daydreams of what she will one day be.

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Do you know a young child who freaks out when you turn on the vacuum? Does the noise make them run from the room in terror? Linda Bryan Sabin has the answer.

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There are writers who, like certain songwriters, can be admired more than they can be enjoyed.

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One of Mo Willems' most wonderful talents is that he can tell a story in words that stands alone perfectly well without illustrations, and vice versa: he can tell a story in pictures that need no t

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