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Pop Flies, Robo-Pets, and Other Disasters

Suzanne Kamata (author)Tracy Nishimura Bishop (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781947159389

Thirteen-year-old Satoshi Matsumoto spent the last three years living in Atlanta where he was the star of his middle-school baseball team—a slugger with pro potential, according to his coach. Now that his father's work in the US has come to an end, he's moved back to his hometown in rural Japan. Living abroad has changed him, and now his old friends in Japan are suspicious of his new foreign ways. Even worse, his childhood foe Shintaro, whose dad has ties to gangsters, is in his homeroom. After he joins his new school's baseball team, Satoshi has a chance to be a hero until he makes a major-league error.

Fly Back, Agnes

Elizabeth Atkinson (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582217

A heartfelt story that sensitively tackles the everyday inner turmoil of growing up and staying true to oneself. Twelve-year-old Agnes hates everything about her life: her name, her parents' divorce, her best friend's abandonment, her changing body . . . . So while staying with her dad over the summer, she decides to become someone else. She tells people she meets that her name is Chloe, she's fourteen, her parents are married, and she's a dancer and actor—just the life she wants. But Agnes's fibs quickly stack up and start to complicate her new friendships, especially with Fin, whose mysterious relative runs a local raptor rehab center that fascinates Agnes. The birds, given time and care, heal and fly back home. Agnes, too, wants to get back to wherever she truly belongs. But first she must come to see the good in her real life, however flawed and messy it is, and be honest with her friends, her family, and herself.

Blackout

Jeff Gottesfeld (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982050

Ellie and her friend Kate get to spend time with Ellie's grandparents at their beach cottage. It's their first trip without their parents. The girls are excited and share everything on social media. But then a solar storm knocks out power to the entire state. People have to learn to live without electricity, running water, or technology. Will the girls be bored to tears?

Rapping Rhymes About Friends

Thomas Kingsley Troupe (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623104153

Explores the world of friendship through poems meant for rapping. Includes suggestions for how to create raps about friends.

The Ride Home

Gail Anderson-Dargatz (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821439

Mark is a city kid who has come to a small town to live with his grandmother after his mom goes into rehab. He has to take a school bus home for the first time. The long, noisy ride home is nothing like riding city transit. There’s some kind of secret code of knowing where you’re allowed to sit, the kids scream non-stop, and there’s pudding and cheese flying through the air. Someone even tries to set Mark’s seat on fire. Mark quickly decides that all these kids are nuts and does his best to avoid interacting with any of them. But when the bus is involved in a serious accident, Mark has to work with a couple of other students to get everybody to safety. He soon learns that he has more in common with these rural kids than he would ever have imagined. In turns funny and heartbreaking,

Ramp Rats

Liam O'Donnell (author) Mike Deas (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438825

Fresh from his adventures in Wild Ride, Marcus is back and helping his cousin, Bounce, learn to skate. Between learning how to ollie and do a 50-50 grind, Bounce and his friends also have to avoid the skate-park goons and take on the outlaw bikers who are terrorizing the small town. Excitement, action and some radical skating tips. Hang on for another wild ride!

When Your Friend Is Scared

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645272229

In this book, readers will discover how to recognize fear in others and how to best respond to it with empathy and understanding. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the emotion of fear. Includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

When Your Friend Is Sad

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645272199

In this book, readers will discover how to recognize sadness in others and how to best respond to it with empathy and understanding. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the emotion of sadness. Includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

When Your Friend Is Angry

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645272106

In this book, readers will discover how to recognize anger in others and how to best respond to it with empathy and understanding. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the emotion of anger. Includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

When Your Friend Is Excited

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645272137

In this book, readers will discover how to recognize excitement in others and how to support and join in their happiness. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the emotion of excitement. Includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

When Your Friend Is Lonely

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645272168

In this book, readers will discover how to recognize loneliness in others and how to best respond to it with empathy and understanding. Social and emotional learning (SEL) concepts support growth mindset throughout, while Try This! and Grow with Goals activities at the end of the book further reinforce the content. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn more about the emotion of loneliness. Includes sidebars, a table of contents, glossary, index, and tips for educators and caregivers.

Forgetful Red

Rosalie Maggio (author) Wayne Alfano (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389232

This girl finds a surprising way to make friends at a new school.

Afraid of the Dark

Stephen L. Moss (author) Gary R. Phillips (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389010

Quinn was afraid of the dark--until Dylan's sleepover.

Edward the Frog

Diana Logue (author) Beth Selvig (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389195

Edward is unhappy as a frog. Emily is unhappy as a worm. Can "magic" help both of them?

Egg Drop Soup

Heather Tomasello (author) Elizabeth O. Dulemba (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389201

Two friends win more than the Egg Drop Challenge.

The Chilling Mayflower Mystery

Beverly Patt (author) Karen Stormer Brooks (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385135

Lucky's luck finally changes for the better.

Valentine's Day Disaster

Michelle L. Brown (author) Paula J. Becker (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385241

A big mistake actually helps Chance and Iggy win the talent contest.

Fair and Square

Eva Apelqvist (author) Gary Undercuffler (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384770

Hannah who feels as if she cheated gives her prize to another bicyclist.

Neighbors Friends and Canaries

Lynea Bowdish (author) Barbara Kiwak (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384985

Who says that friends have to be the same age?

Happy Birthday to...?

Heather Lynne Banks (author) Amy Wummer (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384848

Nathan selects just the right gift for himself even though it's Claire's birthday.

Fox Strings the Beans

Barbara Owen (author) Jane Chambless Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384794

Fox's way of doing the chores cheers up Bear.

Fox and the Chickadees

Barbara Owen (author) Jane Chambless Wright (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384787

Fox's fear is relieved when he finds that Bear is helping the birds not hurting them.

Puppy Love

Dale-Marie Bryan (author) Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385036

Jan has a problem--her secret admirer is a kindergartner.

Mandy from Mars

Kathryn Lay (author) Monica Armino (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384954

When Tara makes a friend from faraway Australia she pretends she's from Mars.

The Snow Turkey

Clare Mishica (author) Susan Spellman (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382394

What this new family needs is a Thanksgiving tradition.