Children will love meeting spunky Sam Krupnik. Told from Sam's point-of-view, this book follows him from the moment of birth to grade school. Your child will love finding out about Sam's zany adventures and his mischief-filled plans. If your child enjoys this book, he will love the other books in this series including, Anastasia Krupnik and See You Around, Sam!
A small dog finds his way to a farm in search of a home. Your child will enjoy this classic story about the unexpected friendship that develops between the dog and a little red hen. Newbery Honor Book, 1959
Does your child love creepy, crawly critters? If so, this is the perfect book for her. It is packed with dramatic photographs of many spectacular members of the spider family. Information about each spider is written in short, descriptive blurbs ideal for young readers.
Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart: The Story of Amber and Essie Told Here in Poems and Pictures
by Vera B. Williams
Vera B. Williams uses free verse to tell the story of two sisters, Amber and Essie, and the difficulties their family goes through. Despite hard times, the two sisters make new friends and find ways to support each other. Children and adults alike will love the beautiful verse and the striking illustrations.
Someone at Angela's school has been fiddling with the report card files on the computer. Angela organizes a secret club that uses their computer know-how to solve the mystery. Your child will enjoy the unexpected ending of this page-turner.
There's a problem in the town of Triple Creek--no one bothers to read or use the library anymore. Your child will enjoy finding out how Aunt Chip saves the townspeople from watching too much T.V. This book sends an important message about the media to both children and parents.
Author Helen Lester writes a humorous tale about her life from age three to adulthood. She describes how she became a writer, citing her achievements and challenges, including overcoming dyslexia, along the way. This cheerful book will inspire the writer within your child.
Children will love this moving tale in which hope triumphs over evil. In this picture book, a young boy tells the story of his parents' internment in a camp for Japanese Americans in 1942. Despite the deplorable conditions in the camp, the prisoners use an improvised baseball game to keep their hope alive.