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Sam and Nate

PJ Sarah Collins (author), Katherine Jin (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551433349

Sam and Nate tells the story of a developing friendship between two boys. Through letters, notes, school projects, a pregnant teacher and a substitute who has never taught children before, Sam and Nate support each other as best they can, but get into some funny scrapes while they're at it.

Monster Lunch

Pat Skene (author), Graham Ross (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551439419

In Monster Lunch we dine with Frankenstein, attend a burgoo and a birthday party, meet a grumpy garden dude and slurp hot zoop. Each poem is followed by an interview with the main character or fascinating facts about food. This collection of yummy, yucky, messy and hot rhyming stories is bursting with rhythmical fun.

Pierre in the Air!

Andrea Beck (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554690336

Pierre is excited about his trip to Paris for the poodle championship, and he can't wait to see the sights. But when his beloved Miss Murphy leaves him in the hotel room, Pierre takes matters into his own paws. He slips out of their room and makes his way to the top of the Eiffel Tower! When a storm erupts, Pierre catches hold of an umbrella and is swept into the sky over Paris. He lives his dream of being Pierre Le Poof-Daredevil Poodle. In true Pierre fashion, he stops at a Dumpster for a snack on the way back to his hotel. When he returns to his room, his pompoms are a mess, and the dog show is only hours away!

Uncle Wally's Old Brown Shoe

Wallace Edwards (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459801554

Uncle Wally's Old Brown Shoe, inspired by the familiar nursery rhyme The House That Jack Built, follows the course of one very unusual shoe as it travels through a fascinating, imaginative world to encounter an assortment of quirky characters. The imaginative text and cumulative story are sure to enthrall young readers, as will the detailed illustrations. Children and adults will delight in finding the whimsical objects and hidden meanings in the layered colorful artwork, reminiscent of Wallace Edwards's first book, Alphabeasts.

Wellington's Rainy Day

Carolyn Beck (author), Brooke Kerrigan (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554692859

It's a rainy day. Wellington is down in the dumps and can't resist the smell of his master's freshly made meatloaf. While his master snoozes, Welly devours every last bite. After he hides the empty pan, he eats the contents of the garbage can too. Honey, a sneaky kitty and Wellington's archenemy, threatens to tell on him. Welly's tummy begins to churn and out comes everything he has gobbled down. What a mess! But in this lively, rhyming picturebook, things have a way of turning out better than expected for Welly, and just this once he escapes being blamed for the missing meatloaf.

Jeffrey and Sloth

Kari-Lynn Winters (author), Ben Hodson (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 1551439743

Jeffrey can't think of a thing to write, so he doodles instead, only to have his doodle begin to order him about. Jeffrey struggles with the situation until he discovers that the most strong-willed doodle is powerless against a well-told tale. Jeffrey and Sloth is bound to have children rushing for their colored pencils and their pens to see who and what they can create.

Alphabetter

Dan Bar-el (author), Graham Ross (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438610

Did you ever try to use an egg in place of a football? Or dress up a live quail in doll's clothes when you didn't have a doll? Or strap rag-dolls onto your feet in place of slippers? In Alphabetter, twenty-six boys and girls find themselves in twenty-six different predicaments when the alphabet refuses to cooperate with them. In the end, the solution turns out to be right on the next page, if only they can find it...

Agent Angus

K.L. Denman (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459801059

Angus and his best buddy, Shahid, share a love of science and their robot, Gordon. But recently, the artistic Ella Eckles has had a peculiar effect on Angus. When a stink bomb at the school provides a chance for him to talk to her, he claims to share her interest in reading facial expressions and declares his ambition to become a crime-solving mentalist. He impresses Ella by identifying the stink bomber, but fails to mention he witnessed a scrawny kid setting off the bomb. When Ella's treasured sketchbook is stolen, she asks Angus to find the thief. Shahid thinks Angus should confess that he's not a mentalist, but Angus is certain he can learn to read people and recover Ella's sketchbook. He asks Shahid to help him investigate the suspects: Gaga Girl; the art teacher, Mr. Wilder; and finally, "scrawny kid." Equipped with rearview sunglasses and an informant who lurks in the washroom, the duo bungles their way through a series of encounters that alarm Shahid and provide Angus with some unfamiliar exercise.

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.

A Rainy Day for Sammy

Kathleen Urmston, Grant Urmston (authors), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578740789

A new adventure for Sammy who doesn't want to get his paws wet.

Sammy Gets a Ride

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

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835030

Sammy won't listen until Mom finds a clever solution.

Sammy Loves to Run

Karen Evans (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578743841

Sammy is at it again? See what trouble Sammy can get into fulfilling his passion for running. This low level adventure is great for motivating your struggling readers.

Sammy's Slippery Day

Kathleen Urmston, Craig Urmston (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578740338

What starts out as an innocent chipmunk chase gets Sammy in hot water.

Sammy's Walk

Karen Evans (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578746378

Sammy sees many animals on his walk but one will make him take off running. Students will enjoy predicting what animal leads Sammy on a chase.

El desayuno de Carla

Leslie Harper (author), Paul Drzewiecki (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578745951

Introduce readers to cause and effect with this sequel to Carla's Ribbons.

El día especial de Sammy

Kathleen Urmston (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611811797

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

El día resbaloso de Sammy

Kathleen Urmston, Craig Urmston (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578743155

What starts out as an innocent chipmunk chase gets Sammy in hot water.

El paseo de Sammy

Karen Evans (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611811810

Sammy sees many animals on his walk but one will make him take off running. Students will enjoy predicting what animal leads Sammy on a chase.

La elegancia de Sammy

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

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578743179

Readers develop a color-rich vocabulary as Sammy prepares for a winter walk.

La travesuras de Sammy con las hamburguesas

Kathleen Urmston, Craig Urmston (authors), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578743070

Part of the popular Sammy series, Sammy does what any self-respecting dog does when he smells the mouth-watering aroma of hamburger. Will his escapade land him in the doghouse or at the vet's.

Carla's Ribbons

Leslie Harper (author), Paul Drzewiecki (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835535

Carla can't figure out who is robbing her of her ribbons every day.

Carla's Breakfast

Leslie Harper (author), Paul Drzewiecki (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835580

Introduce readers to cause and effect with this sequel to Carla's Ribbons.

Last Day Blues

Julie Danneberg (author), Judy Love (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580891042

It's the last week of school, and Mrs. Hartwell's class is excited to leave for summer vacation. The only problem is that the kids don't want their teacher to miss them while they're gone. Once again Julie Danneberg and Judy Love bring to life the crazy antics of Mrs. Hartwell and her class and show that teachers and students are more alike than different.

Can I Bring My Pterodactyl to School, Ms. Johnson?

Lois B. Grambling (author), Judy Love (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580891417

Kids are in for Jurassic-size laughs as they follow a boy in his quest to bring a pterodactyl to school. And not just any pterodactyl: this one wards off bullies, loves to read stories, and makes an excellent science display. Hilarious illustrations capture the madcap imagination of the determined hero and his creative pleas to his teacher.

What Really Happened to Humpty?

Jeanie Franz Ransom (author), Stephen Axelsen (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580893916

Joe Dumpty, Humpty's brother and private detective, thinks Humpty Dumpty's fall was no accident. But who would have pushed him? Was it Little Miss Muffet? Old Mother Hubbard? Chicken Little? Joe has until five o'clock to question characters and catch the culprit.