Daren, the star forward for the Rangers, blames the team's recent string of losses on everyone except himself. After taking a hard look in the mirror, Daren learns a thing or two about friendship in this action-packed basketball thriller.
Wilbur, a softhearted pig, and Charlotte, a blood-sucking spider, live together in a barn and become fast friends. When Charlotte finds out what the farmer has in store for Wilbur after fattening him up, she sacrifices all that she has to save his life. This timeless book is a favorite among young readers. Newbery Honor, 1953
Chester's Way is a humorous tale about two inseparable mouse friends, Chester and Wilson, who do everything together. Your child will love finding out how things change when the spirited Lilly moves into the neighborhood. This amusing book teaches children about making new friends and keeping old ones.
This book tells the story of how three children are able to get a new Easter hat for their grandmother after they are falsely accused of vandalizing the hat store. In this picture book, Patricia Polacco weaves together vibrant illustrations with a poignant story from her own childhood.
This wordless picture book is about a toy clown who gets thrown in the garbage with several other old toys. After many great adventures, he finally finds a kind girl who not only takes him into her home but also rescues his discarded friends.
Cooking with Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon: A Cookbook for Kids
by Jules Bass
Herb, the vegetarian dragon, presents 20 delicious vegetarian recipes in this fun, kid-friendly cookbook. If your child enjoys this book, check out the first book featuring Herb entitled Herb The Vegetarian Dragon.
A young boy learns the story of how his ancestors came to San Francisco from China to build a transcontinental railroad in 1865. He learns about the hardships that his family endured--from discrimination and unfair wages to treacherous working conditions. This story introduces children to a significant piece of history about the bravery and determination of the Chinese railroad workers who fought racism.
Young readers will enjoy this biography about Crazy Horse, one of the best-known Native American heroes. Written with great respect for Native American life and illustrated with brilliant paintings, this book provides an overview of the historical events in Crazy Horse's life.