Thursday, November 12, 2009

Return to the Hundred Acre Wood by David Benedictus-Collects the further stories of Christopher Robin and his imaginary animal friends in the Hundred Acre Wood, where the animals anticipate Christopher Robin's return, meet a new friend, and solve the mystery of missing bees.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Frank Baum -
Abridged text-

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great Wizard in order to return to Kansas.

Calvin Coconut - The Zippy fix -
Calvin tries to earn money to buy Stella, the babysitter, a present for her sixteenth birthday because he feels guilty for taking advantage of her allergy to cats.

Al Capone Shines My Shoes -
Moose Flanagan, who lives on Alcatraz along with his family and the families of the other prison guards, is frightened when he discovers that noted gangster Al Capone, a prisoner there, wants a favor in return for the help that he secretly gave Moose.

Wild Girl by Patricia Reilly Giff -When twelve-year-old Lidie leaves Brazil to join her father and brother on a horse ranch in New York, she has a hard time adjusting to her changed circumstances, as does a new horse that has come to the ranch.

The Composer is Dead -An inspector seeks to solve a murder mystery at the symphony by questioning each of the musical instruments.

Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls Moving Day -Nine-year-old Allie Finkle has rules for everything and is even writing her own rule book, but her world is turned upside-down when she learns that her family is moving across town, which will mean a new house, school, best friend, and plenty of new rules.

Pony Pals -
The Pony Pals find a wild, neglected pony in a field near a vacant house and work hard to tame it.

Pony Problem -: "Acorn bites Snow White. Snow White bites Acorn. Who started it? Why? And will the ponies ever get along again?" Snow White and Acorn are fighting, which causes a big blowout as Lulu and Anna defend their ponies. Pam uses her newly discovered gift for communing with the ponies to figure out why they all are upset.

Barbie and her friend Teresa go to a dude ranch for a behind-the-scenes look at a movie being filmed there and so Barbie can interview the film's star, Matt Carson. But when a champion racehorse disappears without a trace, can Barbie find the culprit?

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