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Smuggler's Cave

Sonya Bates (author), Kasia Charko (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554693092

Jake and his younger brother Tommy are visiting family at a beach house on the coast. Having already lost a race to his cousin Lexie, Jake can't resist a second chance at victory when she challenges him again. Only this time it's a boat race-to the legendary Smuggler's Cave and back. The ocean is deep and choppy, and the boat is harder to control than Jake thought it would be. When he and Tommy reach Smuggler's Cave, the unthinkable happens. The boat capsizes, and they are swept into the cave. Lexie comes to their rescue, but the rising tide prevents them from escaping, and the three of them soon realize they are trapped.

Oracle

Alex Van Tol (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459801349

Owen has a crush on Kamryn. Kamryn has a crush on Owen's brother Kyle. Owen knows extreme action is necessary to make sure Kamryn does not end up dating his brother, a jerk who manipulates every situation to get what he wants. So what does Owen do? He manipulates the situation. With the help of his friend Hannah, Owen sets up a blog called The Oracle that gives out relationship advice to local teens. Everything seems to be going great. Hannah and Owen are having fun, and Kamryn seems to be following The Oracle's advice and taking an interest in Owen. Owen thinks he's got it made, but he soon discovers that fraudulent tactics have their consequences.

Disconnect

Lois Peterson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459801455

Since moving hundreds of miles to a new school, Daria has become increasingly dependent on her cell phone. Texts, Facebook and phone calls are her only connection to her friends in Calgary, and Daria needs to know everything that is going on at home to feel connected to her old life. Her cell phone habit looks a lot like addiction to her mother and to her new friend Cleo. Daria dismisses the idea of technology addiction as foolish until her habit puts a life in danger.

Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk

Sigmund Brouwer (author), Dave Whamond (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554699308

Meet Justine McKeen. She's the Queen of Green! She talks a little too much, bosses a little too much and tells the truth, just not all at once. She's trying to save the planet, one person at a time, and when she decides to get something done, it's a lot of fun. In Justine McKeen, Walk the Talk, the second book in the Justine McKeen series, Justine decides there are too many cars idling in front of her school. So she comes up with a solution that should help keep the air cleaner. But she soon discovers not many adults trust her crazy ideas.

Quisiera ser tan alto como Willie

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672258

This is the Spanish only version of I Wish I Tall Like Willie. Manuel goes to elaborate and comical lengths to be tall like Willie. He thinks being tall makes his best friend Willie look like a basketball star. In the quest to be tall, Manuel comes up with a multitude of ingenious ways of getting there. What one person might dislike about themselves may be just the thing that someone else would envy. Manuel grows in appreciation of his own uniqueness. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby / Quisiera tener pecas como Abby

Kathryn; Hembrook Heling (author), Bonnie Adamson (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672159

This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. Rosa wants freckles just like her friend Abby. How can she get them? Maybe chocolate pudding will do the trick! How about some mud puddle dots? Big sister's makeup? Rosa comes to realize that she might have something that is just as good as the longed-for freckles. The I Wish series (I Wish I Was Tall Like Willie, I Wish I Was Strong Like Manuel, I Wish I Had Glasses Like Rosa, I Wish I Had Freckles Like Abby) explores the issues of self-esteem, self-acceptance and friendship for children. Kids are reminded to like themselves "just the way they are!" through humorous situations and outlandish schemes.

Sembré una semilla

Toula Palazetti (author), Pamela Barcita (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671923

This is the Spanish only version of A Seed Was Planted. A wonderful cycle of giving begins when a seed is planted. Pieces and sprouts of walnut tree are passed along from one person to that person's friend and on that that friend's neighbor and on and on and on. The circle of giving creates a new crop of trees (supporting the idea of reforestation) and instills traditional values of sharing and caring. It also brings about a spirit of hope and goodwill to the givers. Love grows along with the saplings in the beautifully generous world. An inspiration and a timely lesson for children, adults and whole communities.

The Gift

Kim Mitzo Thompson (author), Tara Larsen Chang (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781619380011

Each beast in the stable honors Jesus in its own special way in this tender book. The stable animals teach children about the gift of giving.

The Bremen Town Musicians

Brian Wildsmith (author), Brian Wildsmith (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724328

A retelling of the Grimm Brother's beloved tale about five animals who travel together to Bremen, and encounter an unexpected result along the way.

The Big Box

Suzanne I. Barchers (author), Mattia Cerato (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529185

The friends find a treasure that doesn't belong to them. Should they keep it? Or should they try to find the owner? Character concepts: Being responsible, being honest, working together

Fun in the Mud

Anna Prokos (author), Dave Clegg (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163021

Will Pig learn to share or will he hog all the mud to himself? Character concept: Fairness: Take turns and share.

Lying Around

Anna Prokos (author), Diane Greenseid (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163045

Will Leon get away with lying or will his friends discover the truth? Character concept: Trustworthiness: Be honest.

Squid and Pickles

Jeff Dinardo (author), John Abbott Nez (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163069

Helen and Ethan have a big surprise planned for Roy. Will he learn that manners matter? Character concept: Respect: Use good manners.

The Magic Words

Anna Prokos (author), Hector Borlasca (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163076

Old Scruff is having it rough until two sly cats teach him new tricks. Character concept: Respect: Say please and thank you.

Space Cat

Jeff Dinardo (author), Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163083

When Dog is down on Cat's plans, will Cat give up or keep after her dream? Character concept: Responsibility: Never give up.

Miss Moo Goes to the Beach

Jeff Dinardo (author), Dave Clegg (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163090

Will a trip to the beach be a blast or a bummer when Miss Moo brings all the wrong things? Character concept: Responsibility: Think before you act.

Helping Hands

Anna Prokos (author), Nathan Jarvis (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163106

Ocho is the best at helping others. But who will help him when he needs it? Character concept: Caring: Be kind.

Turbo Turtle to the Rescue

Jeff Dinardo (author), Jim Paillot (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163113

Will Turbo Turtle be able to help the bunny troop in time? Character concept: Caring: Help people in need.

Silly Tilly and the Royal Rules

Barbara Bakowski (author), Sachiko Yoshikawa (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163120

Will Princess Tilly learn from Prince Willy why castle rules are cool? Character concept: Citizenship: Obey rules.

The Clean Team

Anna Prokos (author), Debbie Palen (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163137

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Will Neat Nick have to clean up the streets all by himself or will Sloppy Joe learn to change his ways? Character concept: Citizenship: Protect the environment.

Hungry Fox and the Midnight Pies

Jeff Dinardo (author), Will Terry (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163465

When Fox smells yummy pies, will he use common sense or will his senses get him in trouble? Personal Health: The Five Senses.

Bobby's Big Bear Hunt

Gwendolyn Hooks (author), Alessia Girasole (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163472

When Bobby goes off on his own, his sister decides to teach him a lesson. Safety: Buddy Systems.

Not So Fast!

Anna Prokos (author), Constanza Basaluzzo (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163489

When four friends head off to the park, careful planning rules the day. Safety: Bike Safety.

A Zany Zoo Day

Barbara Bakowski (author), Mike Brownlow (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163502

Mom is in for a surprise when a trip to the zoo brings out the animal in everyone! Fitness: Staying Flexible.

The Lucky Day Picnic

Barbara Bakowski (author), Steve Cox (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163519

Ricky Raccoon's picnic turns into a fun feast when friends bring their favorite snacks. Nutrition: Healthy Snacks.