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Balloon Toons: My Friend, Fred (the Plant)

Daniel Cleary (author), Kanako Usui (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609052959

Here's an offbeat story about a catboy who's best friend is a sunflower named Fred. When Fred and his buddy pass by a skeptical skateboarding cat-kid, he asks sneering questions about Fred and the duo's friendship. After a near miss with wilting heat and a fun, rain-soaked flower dance, the former skeptic decides that his new friends aren't so weird after all . . . at least no weirder than he is! This charming addition to the Balloon Toons series offers a canny portrait of how kids project personalities and feelings onto toys and other objects, and conveys the satisfaction felt when making an unexpected friend.

Ven, gato, baja

Linda Koons (author), Guise Capizzi (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478837305

¡El gato se subió a un árbol! ¿Podrá el gato bajar?

A subir la colina

Judy Kentor Schmauss (author), Luke Flowers (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478837350

¿Es más divertido subir o bajar una colina grande?

Splat

Eric Walters (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551439907

Keegan and Alex are the only kids in Leamington who haven't volunteered to help out with the town's annual tomato festival. In an attempt to teach them a sense of responsibility, their fathers put them in charge of the tomato toss. The boys decide it's their responsibility to add a little excitement to the event. They exchange the traditional wooden targets for human targets and, before they know it, they are running the most popular event at the fair. The excitement may be too much for the sleepy town and soon the tomato toss is taken to the streets.

On a Scale from Idiot to Complete Jerk

Alison Hughes (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459804852

When grade-eight science-project time rolls around, J.J. Murphy skips the beakers and the papier mâché and dives into research about jerks. And idiots. But mostly jerks. By his own estimation, his science project, On a Scale from Idiot to Complete Jerk, is groundbreaking, exhaustive, highly scientific and seriously worthy of bonus marks. Beginning with the dawn of humankind and concluding conclusively with a very cool pie chart, the project dissects the elements of jerkosity through extensive case studies and scientific illustrations. It explores the who, what, when, why and how of jerks and, more important, peppers the lively research with sciencey-looking graphs and charts that reveal a lot about J.J., his family and friends, and the jerks of this world.

The Princess and the Frozen Peas

Laura North (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175588

A princess is horrified when a cranky, old king arrives at the palace intending to marry her. She must first pass the frozen peas test to prove she is a real princess. But does she want to?

Reptile rap

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195173

Rap is being used to teach reading in many schools today. It is a fun way to introduce sounds and rhymes, as well as beat. This books hilarious pictures of rapping reptiles will make children laugh and want to create their own rap verses. The funny rapping reptiles introduce their classifications, body structures, behavior, and food choices in a really cool way.

It looks like a dog

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427196538

When is a dog not a dog? When it's dressed up like a bee, or a spider, or a cow! Repetitive text structure and hilarious photos of dogs in costumes will keep very young readers turning the pages of this entertaining book. Each page also includes a picture of the animal the dogs are impersonating. A simple activity at the end asks children to match dogs with people who are dressed the same way.

A bath

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195067

Fun photographs of different animals taking a bath are the highlight of this entertaining book. Repetitive text structure and close picture-to-text match help children read along as they see a bear, a bird, a cat, an elephant, a monkey, and other animals splashing and squirting water. Young children are then asked to relate it to their own experience - do you like having a bath?

Muy despacio para Gatita

Karen Walberg (author), John Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612697611

Gatita va al parque de diversiones con Mamá y Papá. ¡A ella le gustan las montañas rusas rápidas y emocionantes! ¡A Mamá y a Papá no les gustan!

La bolsa de la Señora Canguro

Karen Walberg (author), John Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612697628

Todos quieren dar un paseo en la bolsa de la Señora Canguro. ¿Quedará lugar para su cangurito?

¡Pórtate bien, Chico!

Karen Walberg (author), John Speirs (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612697635

Mientras Ana está en la tienda, Chico trata de portarse bien. Pero es difícil portarse bien cuando hay tantas aventuras en el parque.

¡Vete, Zorro, vete!

Karen Walberg (author), John Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612697642

¡Zorro tiene hambre y quiere comerse a Gallo! ¿Estará Gallo seguro?

¡Vete, Chico, vete!

Karen Walberg (author), John Speirs (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612697659

Ana quiere mucho a Chico, pero ahora Ana tiene un hermanito nuevo. ¿Recibirá Chico la atención de Ana otra vez?

¡Se perdió Pollita!

Karen Walberg (author), John Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612697666

¿Dónde está Pollita? Papá Gallo y los otros animales de la granja trabajan juntos para encontrarla.

La ovejita negra

Jeffrey B. Fuerst (author), Vincent Vigla (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612697994

La ovejita negra está en el mercado. ¿Cuánta lana venderá la ovejita negra? ¡Lee este libro y lo sabrás!

Un día en la granja

Karen Walberg (author), John Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612697598

Hay tantas cosas para hacer en la granja pero, ¿dónde está el granjero? Los animales saben dónde está.

Chico encuentra un hogar

Karen Walberg (author), John Speirs (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612697604

Chico vive en la tienda de mascotas, pero él quiere un hogar de verdad. ¿Quién le dará un hogar cariñoso?

Adventure Homes

Moreno Chiacchiera, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427112729

Wouldnt it be fun to live in a tree house? This book explores adventure homes in a fun and humorous layout. Through a narrative format, students examine problems and solutions that arise when building an adventure homeon or off the ground!

How to Write a Fractured Fairy Tale

Nel Yomtov (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312526

This book teaches readers how to plan and write fractured fairy tales. They will discover what a fractured fairy tale is, how to prepare a plot outline, develop characters, revise and edit the story, and write a final draft of the narrative. A variety of activities provide hints and tips along the way to support the development of characters, clear event sequences, plot elements, and the overall creative writing process.

Okay, Andy!

Maxwell Eaton III (author), Maxwell Eaton III (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609053505

Andy, a crabby alligator, is a reluctant friend to Preston, a young coyote pup. Find out what makes Andy even crabbier! They spend lots of time not catching rabbits, falling over cliffs, and trying to decide the difference between an owl and a bear. A perfect bridge between picture books and text-heavy chapter books.

You Can't Build a House If You're a Hippo!

Fred Ehrlich (author), Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054830

This title in the You Can't . . . series explores the kinds of homes animals live in and compares these with people houses. Fascinating facts, punctuated by humorous poems, feature animals whose bodies create their home and those that live in nests, burrows, dens, etc.

You Can't Take Your Body to a Car Mechanic

Fred Ehrlich (author), Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054526

Can a hammer fix a cold? Can a screwdriver drive away an itchy spot? Whats the difference between a virus and an allergy or a pimple and a wart? Dr. Fred Ehrlich explains all about ills, chills, what makes us sniffle and feel sore; and how doctors, treatments, and processes inside us can handle our bodies ick-ness and sickness. But, you CANT find any of these fixer-uppers . . . in a toolbox!

You Can't Taste a Pickle with Your Ear

Harriet Ziefert (author), Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054182

Why can't you hear a siren with your eyes? Spot an airplane with your hands? And how come a pickle on your ear isn't delicious? In You Can't Take a Pickle with Your Ear kids discover how each of their five senses is hard at work all day long, providing them with information and helping them get the most out of their daily lives. Whenever you think, "I'm oh-so-sweet," Pull off your socks and smell your feet! Sections such as "Hold Your Nose" and "Stick Out Your Tongue" (not the same time!) encourage hands-on investigations of what's happening inside kids' bodies and why a tongue is best for pickle tasting.

Mr. Ball Makes a To-Do List

Michael Townsend (author), Michael Townsend (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609053659

Mr. Ball loves to make to-do lists! But he NEVER finishes them. Will the easiest to-do list ever help him break his unfortunate history of didn't-do failures? Angry bees, a funky skunk, and a bathtub full of tomato sauce provide challenging obstacles as Mr. Ball tries to finally check EVERYTHING off his list!