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Ronny

Nenad Vujadinovic (author), Emil Für (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950093

Times are hard for Mommy, Daddy, and Ivan. They live in a tiny apartment and only have room for an imaginary dog, Ronny, who behaves badly--especially at night. They love him, anyway. One day they are able to move to a larger apartment and have room for The Real Ronny! A real dog! He's wonderful, of course. And they love him. But sometimes you can't help missing the things you left behind.

Ben's Big Dig

Daniel Wakeman (illustrator), Dirk Van Stralen (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551433844

If you dug a hole to the other side of the earth, where do you think you would end up? In this wordless picturebook, pictures tell Ben's story of a midnight journey through the center of the earth and the surprising journey home. Ben's mother has dropped him off for a visit with his grandmother, a woman with a penchant for baking. Ben feels lost and lonely until he discovers a chest full of mining gear. He embarks on an adventure that will make him grateful for the hundreds of pies stacked in his grandmother's kitchen.

Sammy's Moving

Kathleen Urmston, Karen Evans (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578740598

Sammy doesn't know where to turn in the confusion of a family move.

Sammy's Special Day

Kathleen Urmston (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578744220

Its time to celebrate Sammy's birthday! Readers will enjoy seeing what gifts Sammy's family gives him.

I See Sammy

Kathleen Urmston (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611812404

Students can now enjoy Sammy, the adorable pup, from the very first time they pick up a leveled book. We are proud to introduce a Level 1/A Sammy book!

Just Like Dad

Monica Hiris (author), Paul Drzewiecki (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835764

The main character wants to be just like his father.

Just Like Mom

Monica Hiris (author), Holly Sierra (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578740888

Enjoy this story about a mom and her son on a camping trip.

Family Soccer

Diana Geddes (author), Kate Salley Palmer (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835689

Guess who scores the goal in this family game of soccer.

Gifts for Dad

Kathleen Urmston, Karen Evans (authors), Kate Salley Palmer (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835221

Young readers will appreciate the humor in this story long before the main characters realize the laugh they have coming. This is a warm, loving family story about good intentions.

Emma's Question

Catherine Urdahl (author), Janine Dawson (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580891462

A question scritches and scratches at the back of Emma's throat. Emma is a curious kid. She loves to ask questions - and she loves the silly answers that her grandmother always gives. But now Emma has a very important question, one that she is bursting to ask, one that scritches and scratches at the back of her throat. Her grandmother is sick and has to stay in the hospital. Emma wonders if Grandma will still be able to read to her kindergarten; if she will still make up funny stories over bagels on Wednesdays; if she will still be able to watch her after school. But mostly Emma wonders if Grandma is going to die. Emma's Question helps families to answer the question that all kids face at one time or another. Geared toward young children, the story uses gentle humor and simple explanations to describe what is happening to Grandma in the hospital. Funny, sweet illustrations show the depth and closeness of Emma and Grandma's relationship. Dealing With Loss, Family, Intergenerational

Super Sam

Lori Ries (author), Sue Ramá (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580891714

Sam is a super brother. He can run. He can leap. He can climb tall cliffs! But when his baby brother gets hurt, Super Sam must try his hardest to save the day. This simple, charming story and its bold, energetic illustrations are just right for lap sharing and story hour.

The Ugly Vegetables

Grace Lin (author), Grace Lin (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570914911

It's easy to appreciate a garden exploding with colorful flowers and fragrances, but what do you do with a patch of ugly vegetables? Author/illustrator Grace Lin recalls such a garden in this charming and eloquent story. The neighbors' gardens look so much prettier and so much more inviting to the young gardener than the garden of "black-purple-green vines, fuzzy wrinkled leaves, prickly stems, and a few little yellow flowers" that she and her mother grow. Nevertheless, mother assures her that "these are better than flowers." Come harvest time, everyone agrees as those ugly Chinese vegetables become the tastiest, most aromatic soup they have ever known. As the neighborhood comes together to share flowers and ugly vegetable soup, the young gardener learns that regardless of appearances, everything has its own beauty and purpose.

Fix it, Sam

Lori Ries (author), Sue Rama (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570917226

Petey wants to make something wonderful, but he can't help making a mess along the way. It's a good thing his big brother Sam is always there to fix his mistakes.

Grandma's Feather Bed

John Denver (author), Christopher Canyon (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691440

Upbeat, funny and irresistibly singable, this song was made famous by John Denver and now made doubly delightful by Christopher Canyon's illustrations. Especially if you listen along with Denver, kids will say, play it again! It is all about the cousins, the chicken pie, four hound dogs and a piggy, but as the song says, the best darn thing about Grandmas house was her great big feather bed. Vince Gill put it in a nutshell: "It just makes sense--John Denver and kids!"

Look at Our Families

April Barth (author), Melody DeJesus (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607193104

See how we use numbers, tallies, and charts to share information about the things our families like to do.

Happy Birthday, Everyone!

John Serrano (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190431

Everyone has a birthday. Young or old, we all like to celebrate with friends and family.

Family Fun

John Serrano (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190394

I do many things with my family. We love to spend time together!

Little Chick Is Lost!

Karen Walberg (author), John Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190110

Where is Little Chick? Rooster and the other farm animals work together to find her.

Too Slow for Little Cat

Karen Walberg (author), John Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190066

Little Cat goes to the carnival with Mom and Dad. She likes fast, exciting rides. Mom and Dad do not!

Gone Fishing

Karen Walberg (author), Mark Corcoran (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607190011

Fishing is fun, but it's also hard work! Spend the day with a grandfather and granddaughter on their fishing trip.

Dad Likes New Clothes

Laura Verderosa (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196051

People like new clothes. What new clothes would you like?

Finding Shapes With Dad

Chris Michaels (author

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196235

Shapes can be seen everywhere we go. What shapes can you see?

At Grandma's House

Laura Verderosa (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196075

What do you eat when you visit Grandma?

Counting With Mom

Chris Michaels (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196211

It's fun to count. It's even more fun to count with someone you love!

My Family

Tammy Jones (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607191483

There are many different types of families. Who are the people in your family?