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Petro and The Flea King
From an award-winning children's book author and illustrator comes a graphic novel full of whimsy, tradition, and fun for all ages. Petro the lazy boy, goes on an out-of-this-world adventure as he tries to save a small town from the torments of the Flea King and his minions. The characters which are based on traditional Filipino folk stories are imaginatively recreated and given a unique spin by the author. This wordless picture book is perfect for that reluctant reader as each beautifully rendered illustration shows a fantastical world of adventure that goes beyond words. How will Petro survive after being eaten by a large Balyena, or meeting the half-man half-beast creature that lives in the forest? Get this book and enjoy the whirl-wind adventure that takes more than one read to truly enjoy. Petro is a story about childhood, adventure and hugs from grandma.
Cora and Manny go on a fun trip to Carvalho Beach in Portugal. Little do they know that they’re in for a day of discovery and surprises.While building a unique sand castle, Cora and Manny spot a rather curious little insect. Can they figure out what it is? What is the strange insect doing?A world of discovery awaits little adventurers in this delightful picture book for children aged 4-8.Part of the My Little Traveler Series books for children, The Beedog shares the joys and wonders of science and travel with young readers, through author Addie Broussard’s fun and unique storytelling, along with Joyeeta Neogi’s amazing illustrations. A great book for STEM education and home-school projects and learning. Or just curious little ones who love science.
Royal Sweets-Our Principal is a Frog
Olivia Chin Mueller, Helen Perelman
Join Princess Mini on all of her princess adventures at the Royal Fairy Academy in this super-sweet story that’s launching QUIX, a new line of fun-to-read short chapter books that are perfect for emerging readers.Princess Mini is worried about starting a new school and making new friends—even with a little troll named Gobo by her side. It’s not always easy being a princess! Will she come to learn that her new school and new friends could lead to more adventures than she could possibly imagine?
Sally Wern Comport, Hena Khan
From the critically acclaimed author of Amina’s Voice comes the first book in an exciting new middle grade series about a fourth-grader with big dreams of basketball stardom.Fourth grader Zayd Saleem has some serious hoop dreams. He’s not just going to be a professional basketball player. He’s going to be a star. A legend. The first Pakistani-American kid to make it to the NBA. He knows this deep in his soul. It’s his destiny. There are only a few small things in his way. For starters, Zayd’s only on the D-team. (D stands for developmental, but to Zayd it’s always felt like a bad grade or something.) Not to mention, he’s a bit on the scrawny side, even for the fourth grade team. But his best friend Adam is on the Gold Team, and it’s Zayd’s dream for the two of them to play together. His mom and dad don’t get it. They want him to practice his violin way more than his jump shot. When he gets caught blowing off his violin lessons to practice, Zayd’s parents lay down the ultimate punishment: he has to hang up his high tops and isn’t allowed to play basketball anymore. As tryouts for the Gold Team approach, Zayd has to find the courage to stand up for himself and chase his dream.
Lucas Has an Earache
Lucas, Felix’s cousin, cannot swim because he has an ear infection. Fortunately, Felix and his magical instruments have a good solution to fight the bacteria responsible for this infection. This story reveals the secrets of otitis. There are 8 books in the Felix and Booboo series. Have fun reading all of them. They are available in paperback and Kindle versions.
Felix Is Curious About His Body
Felix visited the human body museum with his magical medical instruments. He learned how blood circulation and filtration work as well as breathing and digestion. Felix also explored the body in motion, the five senses, and the wonders of the brain. With his friend Booboo, he scored 100% on his exam. Read this story and try Felix’s exam. Can you score 100%? There are 8 books in the Felix and Booboo series. Have fun reading all of them. They are available in paperback and Kindle versions.
Special Food for Sam
Felix baked special cookies for Sam. His magical medical instruments helped him prevent the eggs, the nuts and the cow milk from jumping into the cookie dough. Big challenge for Felix! There are 8 books in the Felix and Booboo series. Have fun reading all of them. They are available in paperback and Kindle versions.
Bella the Umbrella (The Chronicles of the Clothes Mind Book 2)
Bella is a happy umbrella when it's cloudy and rainy. But not every day will be that way. What will she do when the sun comes out? Bella the Umbrella is one umbrella’s quest to think outside the box. Explore the whole other world in your home that you never even knew existed! This second book in the children's rhyming picture book series The Chronicles of the Clothes Mind again mixes full-color photographs with whimsical cartoon characters. Why do only toys get their own story? Why do only pets get a secret life? Clothes and accessories know their own minds and have feelings, too. Experience the clothes mind as only someone with an open mind can.
The Inspiring Tale of Wilma Rudolph
This is quite the story... about a girl who overcame,battling against all the odds... this woman rose to great fame.What she accomplished... is hard enough to achieve,but when you learn how... you'll find it hard to believe.This story is about persistence... and keeping the faith,it deals with hard work... and daring to be great.The girl was Wilma Rudolph... known for her speed & her grace,the most inspiring story ever... you could well make the case.
Achoo! Why Pollen Counts
Spring has arrived and pollen is in the air. Baby Bear does not like the pollen—it sticks to his fur and makes him itchy and sneezy. He’s allergic! Achoo! He just wishes the pollen were gone. When his friends gather to tell him why they need pollen, Baby Bear learns that pollen is good for the forest and provides food for many animals, including him! Pollen might be something we all love to hate, but can we really live without it? This story explains why we need it.