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The Tortoise, the Hare, and the Penguin

Tom Keating (author) Linda Weller (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380604

In a race to the lighthouse three friends discover how all of them can be winners.

Mr. Petalucha P.E.

Betsy Sueltenfuss (author) Blanche Sims (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380352

Mr. Petalucha isn't called a painter extraordinaire for nothing.

No Ordinary Frog and Other Stories

Neal Levin (author) David Galchutt (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380383

A frog and a spider figure out how to help one another.

Rusty's Nap

Nancy M. Phillips (author) Stevie Mahardhika (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380413

Rusty is trying to take a nap but things keep happening! He has to chase a fox get the cows back in their pasture and scare the crows away from the corn.

The Adviser

Susan C. Hall (author) Anni Matsick (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380468

Darren takes a classmate's suggestion to play smart when he finally gets a chance at bat.

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

Sandra Beswetherick (author) David Leonard (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380086

A series of misadventures turn into fun for Derrick and Steve.

A Chilling Thrill

Karen Dowicz Haas (author) Les Gray (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380062

How can the school ski trip be fun if Carly has no friends?

The Weird Day with Walden

M. Coutts (author) Chris Jones (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643039183

Tim is excited to discover a new boy has moved in next door. After a somewhat confusing day of making plans, he discovers the one boy is actually a set of twins.

Holly's Lantern

Nancy E. Walker-Guye (author) Barbara Nascimbeni (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643039718

Holly Hedgehog is afraid of the stormy night so Dad lights the lantern that hangs just outside her bedroom window. The light provides a beacon of safety for two of her friends. When she wakes in the morning, she finds her lantern no longer hanging outside her window. Instead it's on the front porch. How did it get there? Her friends come by and tell her how her lantern helped both of them navigate through the storm.

The Perfectly Perfect Picnic

Lissa Rovetch (author) Amanda Morley Miller (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038919

Arizona and Mareya's perfect potluck picnic doesn't go as perfectly as they'd hoped. Everyone brings potato salad!

An Extreme Case of Jealousy

Lissa Rovetch (author) Amanda Morley Miller (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038940

Arizona can't help feeling envious of a girl at camp -- then finds out the girl admires her, too.

Break That Press

Rich Wallace (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380109

Real teamwork wins the game for the Hawks.

How to Celebrate a Birthday

Lissa Rovetch (author) Amy Wummer (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643039008

Tex, Indi, and Kate brainstorm what to do for Kate's birthday party. They decide to have a cool party with popsicles and running through the sprinkler.

Athena and the Dandelions

Leeann Zouras (author) Holly Hatam (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038650

Athena's family's custom of picking and cooking dandelion greens embarrasses Athena. But when she sees her new friend try the food, she realizes she could be more open-minded herself.

Jasmine Girl

Jey Manokaran (author) Hatem Aly (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643038223

Shanti wants a doll she sees in a shop, so she earns money by selling garlands of jasmine. She then selflessly gives the money to her best friend for her little brother's expensive medicine, and later, her best friend buys her the doll.

The Case of the Missing Left Shoe

Debbie Urbanski (author) Jess Pauwels (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643037226

Nina, who runs a detective agency out of her bedroom closet, takes on the mystery of her little brother's missing shoe. After she and Teddy find the shoe, Nina pieces together clues to figure out why the shoe went missing in the first place.

Heart Surprises

Clare Mishica (author) Jenn Bower (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643037073

When shy Mouse discovers Squirrel eating her bag of gummy hearts at a Valentine's party, she decides it's ok to share. After eating the candy together while sharing stories, Mouse realizes, embarrassed, that the candy had belonged to Squirrel all along.

Impossible to Train

David Hill (author) Jennifer Harney (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781643037165

Three friends discuss their silly, embarrassing, untrainable pets. It's not until the end that we discover the friends are dogs, and the pets they refer to are human!

Stand Up for Respect

Frank Murphy (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148871

Stand Up for Respect in the Growing Character series teaches young readers about the value of being respectful and earning the respect of others. This book is intended to help build a foundation for students to develop into morally responsible, compassionate citizens and, with examples, show them how to make the choices that will let them grow into people of character. All books in the 21st Century Skills Junior library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, activities, and author biography.

Stand Up for Trustworthiness

Frank Murphy (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148864

Stand Up for Trustworthiness in the Growing Character series teaches young readers about the value of being trustworthy. This book is intended to help build a foundation for students to develop into morally responsible, compassionate citizens and, with examples, show them how to make the choices that will let them grow into people of character. All books in the 21st Century Skills Junior library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, activities, and author biography.

Stand Up for Responsibility

Frank Murphy (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534148888

Stand Up for Responsibility in the Growing Character series teaches young readers about the value of being responsible. This book is intended to help build a foundation for students to develop into morally responsible, compassionate citizens and, with examples, show them how to make the choices that will let them grow into people of character. All books in the 21st Century Skills Junior library encourage readers to think critically and creatively, and use their problem-solving skills. Book includes table of contents, sidebars, glossary, index, activities, and author biography.

Family and Friends/Familia y Amigos

Kathleen Petelinsek (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602536982

Want a new way to show someone who your best friend is? How about using signs to tell your classmates about your family? Young readers will be delighted to learn a new way to discuss their favorite people. Both Spanish and English translations encourage kids to explore different languages and methods of communication.

Timberwolf Chase

Sigmund Brouwer (author), Dean Griffiths (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551435503

Johnny Maverick and his friends play for the Timberwolves peewee hockey team in the small town of Howling. Tom Morgan has just moved from Toronto and is a talented player. Tom is also very competitive and seems determined to pick on Stu Duncan, who is slightly overweight. Johnny suggests a race between Tom and Stu. Tom eagerly accepts; Stu is reluctant but Johnny convinces him to trust his best friend's advice. On race day Tom is surprised by both the race and its outcome and learns that teamwork pays off. The Howling Timberwolves series of Orca Echoes early chapter books offer lots of sports action and humour that will appeal to young boys.

The View From Camp and Other Camp Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374939

Camp out! Bryan and Syd are totally different, but they were put together as camp roommates and have to learn to get along. Tara and Shelly overcome their fears to become members of the camp's canoe squad. Tex and Indi make a blanket fort to pretend they're camping in the woods! Zach, Miguel, and Dad go camping. When they go to bed, they listen for animal noises, but all they can hear is Dad snoring! Stories by Highlights for Children, Carol A. McClelland, Lissa Rovetch, and Marianne Mitchell.

The Three Little Worms

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374779

Little worms! Squirmy Wormy and Mortimer are three little worms who know how to have big fun! See what happens when they play jump rope, or when they enter a talent contest. What will they get up to next? Stories by David L. Roper.