Tuesday, August 13, 2013

New Books for the Young!!

Piggy Bank Problems- Katie goes to the bank with her friends JoJo and Pedro, and learns the value of having a place to keep her money.

Who Needs Glasses?- When Pedro keeps "losing" his eyeglasses, Katie shows him why it is alright--and necessary--to wear them. 

Diary of A Worm: Teacher's Pet- Worm makes a surprising discovery -- teachers have birthdays! That means Worm and his friends have to find the perfect present for their teacher, Mrs. Mulch.

Everyone Can Learn How to Ride a Bicycle- A father teaches his daughter all about bicycle riding, from selecting the right bike to trying again after a fall. 

That is NOT A Good Idea!- A surprising lesson about the importance of listening to one's inner gosling ensues when a very hungry fox issues a dinner invitation to a very plump goose.

Saturday is Dadurday- For Mimi, the best day of the week is always Saturday, the day she gets to spend with just her Dad. But when Dad's work takes him away from Mimi one Saturday, 'Dadurday' is ruined. Can Mimi find a way to save 'Dadurday' and still make it special for her and her Dad?

Sugar- In 1870, Reconstruction brings big changes to the Louisiana sugar plantation where spunky ten-year-old Sugar has always lived, including her friendship with Billy, the son of her former master, and the arrival of workmen from China.

Kelsey Green, Reading Queen-Kelsey is the best reader in her third grade class, and she is determined to lead her class to victory in the all-school reading contest.

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