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Homesick Penguin

Ken Bowser (author), Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656032

Penguin likes to visit his friend Duck. But he begins to miss some of the things at home. How can Duck cheer up his homesick friend? Concept: Empathy/Caring for others. Book features: Big Words and Big Questions; original illustrations.

Moose and Magpie

Bettina Restrepo (author), Sherry Rogers (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180623

It isn't always easy being a moose but this young moose has a special, joke-telling friend to keep him company and to help him find his way. Join Moose, Magpie and some of their other animal friends as they frolic through a year of changes. Learn what the Liberty Bell and moose have in common or why moose cross the road. Laugh along with Moose and Magpie, and learn something while you are at it. The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes: Is it for real?, Moose and birds, What do moose eat?, Match the moose body part to its adaptation, Moose life cycle, Moose antlers, and Moose fun facts.

Klink and Klank

Jeff Dinardo (author), Jim Paillot (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656049

Klink and Klank spend a lot of time together. But Klank decides to try new things. Will the buddies continue to be friends? Or will they go separate ways? Concept: Accepting differences. Book features: Big Words and Big Questions; original illustrations.

Out and About with the Big Tree Gang

Jo Ellen Bogart and Jill Bogart (author), Dean Griffiths (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551436050

Reg and Keely and Burt and Shawna are back, and ready for new adventures from hunting for treasure to sledding together and building fearsome creatures in the snow.

Kelly's Cabin

Linda Smith (author), Zorica Krasulja (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 1551434083

Even a cardboard box can be a private (and magical) place. Kelly loves the cabin she has made from a refrigerator box. It has a window with curtains, pictures on the walls, a cabin-sized table and a wonderful view. It sits in the vacant lot next door, transformed into the rugged farm of a pioneer family. Now if only Kelly can find the right person to share it with.

The Doll That Flew Away

Kh. Batkhuu (Author)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854764

Zulaa is her best friend. Everyday after kindergarten she plays with Zulaa and her wonderful collection of dolls. Her favorite doll is named Bat and one day she brings Bat home with her and wants to keep it. But Zulaa is sad and misses Bat terribly. Will she return Bat to Zulaa and learn the importance of friendship?

The True Story of George

Ingrid Lee (author), Stephane Denis (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551432939

Small plastic toy or hero of mammoth proportions, George is a character you won't soon forget. George is hardly bigger than a child's middle finger. His knees and his elbows don't bend and his legs are fused together. When Katie and Mackenzie find him at the edge of the ocean, they are unimpressed, but George keeps turning up in their lives. And what may seem ordinary to a girl and a boy can be an awesome adventure if you are six centimeters tall.

Sea Dog

Dayle Campbell Gaetz (author), Amy Meissner (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 1551434067

What does Kyle's dog seek so far out at sea? When Kyle finds a young dog almost drowned in a heap of seaweed on the beach, he claims the dog as his own and is happy for the first time in a while. He knows that his dog loves him, but whenever they walk on the beach, the dog swims out to sea and doesn't come back until Kyle calls and calls. Then one day, they run into an old man and it turns out that the dog may not belong to Kyle alone.

The Raspberry Room

Alison Lohans (author), Gillian Newland (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551433530

Abby seeks a true friend. In behind the raspberry bushes is a special place, a place Abby doesn't trust to just anyone. Then she looks through a knothole in the fence and right into a blue, blue eye. A toy tractor appears on her side of the fence and she pokes her little brother's stuffed blue monkey into the hole. The next morning she finds it with its tail ripped off. Who does the blue eye belong to?

Ben's Robot

Robin Stevenson (author), David Parkins (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554691531

Having a bossy robot for a friend really isn't much fun. Seven-year-old Ben loves pretending to be a robot, but his best friend Jessy is tired of being ordered to oil his knee joints and check his batteries. She says the robot game is boring and runs off to play with someone else. So Ben decides to build a real robot instead. He's built all kinds of things before: wind generators, solar-powered marble launchers, pinball machines. But none of his creations have ever really worked. Until now. When his robot begins talking, Ben is thrilled. However, nothing goes quite the way he thinks it will. Ben's robot is rather difficult to get along with. He complains a lot. He's bossy. He never wants to do anything Ben suggests. Having a real robot isn't nearly as much fun as Ben thought it would be. And to make things worse, no one—not even Jessy—will believe him.

Cheetah

Wendy A. Lewis (author), Graham Ross (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551434650

Frogs do not belong in boxes! Cheetah is the small spotted frog Amelia brings home in a macaroni container. Amelia longs to keep Cheetah forever, but over the course of a week, she comes to understand that his place is back in the wild. Cheetah is based on a true story, and all the characters are real.

Dimples Delight

Frieda Wishinsky (author), Louise-Andrée Laliberté (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 1551433621

Lawrence's dimples are far from delightful. Lawrence hates being teased about his dimples, but nothing he does seems to make any difference. Joe goes right on teasing him, and the teasing gets meaner and meaner. Finally, Lawrence notices something about his friend Stewart that may provide the tool he needs to tease-proof himself once and for all.

A Frog in my Throat

Frieda Wishinsky (author), Louise-Andrée Laliberté (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551436326

Friends are not always for keeps. Kate and Jake have always been best friends; always, that is, until Jake's cousin, Lionel, moves nearby and Jake starts spending time with him instead. Kate struggles with his abandonment and her own loneliness as she seeks new friends that share her likes and dislikes. And, perhaps there is a place in her life for her old best friend after all.

To Have a Dog

Ivona Brezinova (author), Zaur Deisadze (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950130

Matthew lives in an orphanage. He wanted a dog. He received other gifts and things through the years - stuffed animals, toys, snails, even lice - but never a dog. One day Matthew was finally getting new parents, and what did the parents have for him - a dog.

Doll's Nose

Miranda Haxhia (author), Ursula Kohrer (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854498

Mary wants to play with her friends Clara and Ana, but they're playing with their dolls, and Mary doesn't have a doll. Her mother suggests that she make one using wool and cotton and other things that they have around the house. So Mary makes a beautiful doll, but then she realizes: Her doll has to breathe, and how will it sneeze? What can she use for her lovely doll's nose?

The Big Tree Gang

Jo Ellen Bogart (author), Dean Griffiths (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551433455

Rocks and bugs and kites and more. Reg and Keely are twins. Keely loves painting and bugs. Reg loves rocks. Keely sings crazy rhymes. Reg plays softball. Shawna and Burt are their friends. In this series of linked stories, the children's deep involvement with their daily activities never falters, from a bug walk, through incidents flying a kite and dividing labor at clean up time, to a chance to swim in the river on a hot summer's day.

Bursunsul and Paskualina

Olesya Tavadze (author), Evgueni Ivanov (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854894

Big black Bursunsul and little white Paskualina are the best of friends. They are both very unusual dogs and they live happily in a house together. They love to play the same games and to hike in the forest. They even sleep in the same room, sometimes cuddling up together when it's very cold. But what happens when a big, beautiful succulent bone comes between them . . . ?

To Have a Dog (Polish)

Ivona Brezinova (Author), Zaur Deisadze (Illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601951069

Matthew pragnął tylko jednej rzeczy na świecie: mieć psa. Mieszkał w domu dziecka, gdzie nie wolno mieć prawdziwego psa. Zabawka, którą otrzymał na Boże Narodzenie, okazała się zepsuta, inne zwierzęta, które miał, nie cieszyły go. Nigdy nie myślał o tym, żeby mieć matkę lub ojca. Ale pewnego dnia, kiedy przyjechało małżeństwo, żeby go adoptować, zdecydował się skorzystać z tej szansy... Matthew wanted only one thing on Earth: a dog. He lived in a children's home, and they weren't allowed to have a real dog. The toy dog he got for Christmas was broken; the other animals he tried out as pets didn't live up to his expectations. He never ever thought about wanting a Mother or a Father—but one day, when a couple comes to adopt him—he decides to keep an open mind…

The Doll That Flew Away (Arabic)

Kh. Batkhuu (Author)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950925

Zulaa is her best friend. Everyday after kindergarten she plays with Zulaa and her wonderful collection of dolls. Her favorite doll is named Bat and one day she brings Bat home with her and wants to keep it. But Zulaa is sad and misses Bat terribly. Will she return Bat to Zulaa and learn the importance of friendship?

The Doll That Flew Away (Polish)

Kh. Batkhuu (Author), Enkhtungalag Myagmardorj (Illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950987

Zulaa is her best friend. Everyday after kindergarten she plays with Zulaa and her wonderful collection of dolls. Her favorite doll is named Bat and one day she brings Bat home with her and wants to keep it. But Zulaa is sad and misses Bat terribly. Will Bat be returned to Zulaa and will the importance of friendship be learned? Zulaa jest moją najlepszą przyjaciółką. Codziennie po przedszkolu bawię się z Zulaą i jej piękną kolekcją lalek. Jej ulubiona lalka ma na imię Bat. Pewnego dnia przyniosłam Bata do domu, chciałam zatrzymać go dla siebie. Lecz Zulaa byla bardzo smutna, bardzo jej brakowało Bata. Czy Bat zostanie zwrócony Zulai i przyjaźń nie zostanie zerwana?

To Have a Dog (French)

Ivona Brezinova (Author)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950208

Matthew wanted only one thing on Earth: a dog. He lived in a children's home, and they weren't allowed to have a real dog. The toy dog he got for Christmas was broken; the other animals he tried out as pets didn't live up to his expectations. He never ever thought about wanting a Mother or a Father—but one day, when a couple comes to adopt him—he decides to keep an open mind. . . . Matthieu ne veut qu'une seule chose au monde: un chien. Il habite dans une maison d'accueil où il n'est pas permis d'avoir un chien. Le chien en peluche qu'il a reçu pour Noël est déjà en morceaux. Les autres animaux favoris qu'il a reçus n'ont jamais fait l'affaire. Il n'a jamais songé à l'idée d'avoir des parents. Mais un jour, quand un couple se présente pour l'adopter, il commence à y songer…

To Have a Dog (Spanish)

Ivona Brezinova (Author)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950246

Matthew wanted only one thing on Earth: a dog. He lived in a children's home, and they weren't allowed to have a real dog. The toy dog he got for Christmas was broken; the other animals he tried out as pets didn't live up to his expectations. He never ever thought about wanting a Mother or a Father-but one day, when a couple comes to adopt him-he decides to keep an open mind. . . . Mateo quería una sola cosa en la Tierra: un perro. Vivía en un orfanato dónde no le permitían tener un perro de verdad. El perro de juguete que recibió por Navidad se rompió, y los otros animales que probó como mascota no cumplieron con lo que esperaba. Nunca en la vida ha pensado tener una madre o un padre - pero un día, cuando una pareja llega para adoptarle - decide mantener la mente abierta.

The Doll That Flew Away (French)

Kh. Batkhuu (Author)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950437

Zulaa is her best friend. Everyday after kindergarten she plays with Zulaa and her wonderful collection of dolls. Her favorite doll is named Bat and one day she brings Bat home with her and wants to keep it. But Zulaa is sad and misses Bat terribly. Will Bat be returned to Zulaa and will the importance of friendship be learned? Zulaa est sa meilleure amie. Chaque jour après l'école, elle joue avec Zulaa et sa magnifique collection de poupée. Sa poupée favorite s'appelle Bat et un jour elle décide de l'emmener chez elle et de la garder. Mais Zulaa est triste et pense beaucoup à Bat. L'amie de Zulaa lui ramènera-t-elle Bat pour comprendre l'importance de l'amitié?

The Doll That Flew Away (Russian)

Kh. Batkhuu (Author)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950819

Zulaa is her best friend. Everyday after kindergarten she plays with Zulaa and her wonderful collection of dolls. Her favorite doll is named Bat and one day she brings Bat home with her and wants to keep it. But Zulaa is sad and misses Bat terribly. Will Bat be returned to Zulaa and will the importance of friendship be learned? Зула – ее лучшая подруга. Каждый день, приходя из детского сада, она играет с Зулой и ее замечательными куклами. Ее любимую куклу зовут Бат, и однажды она уносит Бата к себе домой и хочет оставить его себе. Однако Зуле очень грустно, и она ужасно скучает по Бату. Вернет ли она Зуле ее куклу и поймет важность дружбы?

The Doll That Flew Away (Spanish)

Kh. Batkhuu (Author)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950727

Zulaa is her best friend. Everyday after kindergarten she plays with Zulaa and her wonderful collection of dolls. Her favorite doll is named Bat and one day she brings Bat home with her and wants to keep it. But Zulaa is sad and misses Bat terribly. Will Bat be returned to Zulaa and will the importance of friendship be learned? Zuala es su mejor amiga. Cada día, después de la guardería ella juega con Zuala y su maravillosa colección de muñecas. Su muñeca favorita se llama Bat y un día ella se lleva a Bat a su casa y quiere quedarse con ella. Pero Zuala está triste y echa mucho de menos a Bat. ¿Le devolverá Bat a Zuala y aprenderá la importancia de la amistad?