Children's Fiction / Classics
The Borrowers
The Borrowers
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0152047379

A enchanting and enduring children's classic, The Borrowers is the award-winning tale of three tiny people who are big heroes.

The Clock family--Homily, Pod, and their fourteen-year-old daughter, Arrietty--are tiny people who live underneath the kitchen floor of an English manor. All their minuscule home furnishings, from postage stamp paintings to champagne cork chairs, are "borrowed" from the "human beans" who tromp around loudly above them. All is well until Pod is spotted upstairs by a human boy Can the Clocks stay nested safely in their beloved hidden home, or will they be forced to flee?
Charlotte's Web
Charlotte's Web
Hardcover      ISBN: 0061124958

Don't miss one of America's top 100 most-loved novels, selected by PBS's The Great American Read.

This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is just about perfect. This paper-over-board edition includes a foreword by two-time Newbery winning author Kate DiCamillo.

Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter.

E. B. White's Newbery Honor Book is a tender novel of friendship, love, life, and death that will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come. It contains illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's Stuart Little and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series, among many other books.

Whether enjoyed in the classroom or for homeschooling or independent reading, Charlotte's Web is a proven favorite.

Five Classic Golden Book Tales
Five Classic Golden Book Tales
Paperback      ISBN: 0525645160
Five classic Little Golden Books have been adapted as early readers in this Step into Reading collection

With five Step into Reading stories featuring some of the most beloved Little Golden Book characters of all time--from the classics The Poky Little Puppy, The Shy Little Kitten, Tawny Scrawny Lion, Scuffy the Tugboat, and Tootle--this collection of fun and engaging Step 1 readers will help children develop a lifelong love of reading.

Step 1 readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. For children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.
Walter el Panadero = Walter the Baker
Walter el Panadero = Walter the Baker
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 1534432817
Walter the Baker has a pretzel twist of a problem in this Spanish language edition of a favorite from the creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Walter el panadero tiene un problema tan enredado como un pretzel torcido en esta edici n en espa ol del creador de La oruga muy hambrienta.

Everyone loves Walter the Baker's rolls and pastries, especially the Duke and Duchess. But one day an unfortunate accident forces Walter to substitute water for milk in his sweet rolls, and the incensed Duke and Duchess present Walter with a challenge--create from one piece of dough a tasty roll that the sun can shine through three times, or be banished from the kingdom.

Will Walter have to leave his home forever? With good humor and his familiar, vibrant collage illustrations, Eric Carle cooks up an engaging, suspenseful story with a surprise ending to delight young readers--and pretzel-lovers of all ages.

A todo el mundo le gustan los panecillos y la pasteler a de Walter el panadero, especialmente al Duque y la Duquesa. Pero un desafortunado accidente obliga a Walter a sustituir agua por leche para sus panecillos dulces y los indignados Duque y Duquesa le imponen un desaf o: o crea con una masa de harina un panecillo sabroso a trav s del cual el sol brille tres veces o ser desterrado del reino.

Walter tendr que abandonar su hogar para siempre? Con buen humor y sus reconocidas y vibrantes ilustraciones con collages, Eric Carle saca del horno una intrigante historia llena de suspenso, con un sorprendente final que deleitar a los j venes lectores y a quienes les gustan los pretzels, sin importar la edad que tengan.
The Best Bear in All the World
The Best Bear in All the World
Hardcover      ISBN: 0399187472
For the 90th anniversary of Winnie-the-Pooh, a sequel featuring new stories and a new character from the Hundred Acre Wood.

Now a New York Times Bestseller.

The Trustees of the Pooh Properties have commissioned four authors to write in the timeless style of A.A. Milne to create a quartet of charming new adventures for Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, and their friends. Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall: take a trip back to the Hundred Acre Wood with a collection of tales sure to delight year-round.

One story finds Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet on a quest to discover the Sauce of the Nile (they suspect it's apple). And in another, all the animals rally around poor Eeyore when he thinks he sees another donkey eyeing his clover. The winter story features a new penguin character, based on a stuffed toy owned by Christopher Robin Milne himself. Readers of all ages will love rediscovering old friends and making new ones in this essential new volume of Pooh stories.

The book feature beautiful color artwork in the style of Ernest H. Shepard by Mark Burgess.
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Paperback      ISBN: 1481409948

Margaret shares her secrets and her spirituality in this iconic Judy Blume novel, beloved by millions, that now has a fresh new look.

Margaret Simon, almost twelve, likes long hair, tuna fish, the smell of rain, and things that are pink. She's just moved from New York City to Farbook, New Jersey, and is anxious to fit in with her new friends--Nancy, Gretchen, and Janie. When they form a secret club to talk about private subjects like boys, bras, and getting their first periods, Margaret is happy to belong.

But none of them can believe Margaret doesn't have religion, and that she isn't going to the Y or the Jewish Community Center. What they don't know is Margaret has her own very special relationship with God. She can talk to God about everything--family, friends, even Moose Freed, her secret crush.

Margaret is funny and real, and her thoughts and feelings are oh-so-relatable--you'll feel like she's talking right to you, sharing her secrets with a friend.
The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0571334903
A stunning edition of the timeless tale, with new cover by David Litchfield.

Mowgli, the wolf-child, is famous around the world, read Kipling's original story and meet beloved characters such as Baloo the bear, Bagheera the panther and Shere Khan the tiger. Follow Mowgli as he tries to discover where he belongs. Plus, become immersed in Kipling's other jungle stories; meet Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, the heroic mongoose and Toomai, the elephant handler.
Classic Children's Tales: 150 Years of Frederick Warne
Classic Children's Tales
150 Years of Frederick Warne
Hardcover      ISBN: 0241198712

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of Frederick Warne, which was founded in 1865 and is most famous for publishing Beatrix Potter's The Tale of Peter Rabbit. To celebrate the anniversary, we have compiled Classic Children's Tales:150 Years of Frederick Warne, an attractive foil-stamped collector's item that includes "Sly Old Cat," a never-before-published story of Beatrix Potter's. It also features stories from household names in children's books: Randolph Caldecott's "Sing a Song of Sixpence," Kate Greenaway's "Apple Pie" and "Mother Goose," and Edward Lear's "Nonsense Songs and Stories" and "The Book of Nonsense."

The Little House
The Little House
School & Library      ISBN: 132874194x

Seventy-five years ago, Virginia Lee Burton created the Little House, and since then generations of readers have been enchanted by the story of this happy home and her journey from the pleasures of nature to the bustling city, and back again.

In celebration of this beloved classic's seventy-fifth anniversary, this special edition features free downloadable audio (access code printed inside the book).
Julie of the Wolves
Julie of the Wolves
Paperback      ISBN: 0064400581

The thrilling Newbery Medal-winning classic about a girl lost on the Alaskan tundra and how she survives with the help of a wolf pack.

Julie of the Wolves is a staple in the canon of children's literature and the first in the Julie trilogy. The survival theme makes it a good pick for readers of wilderness adventures such as My Side of the Mountain, Hatchet, or Island of the Blue Dolphins.

This edition, perfect for classroom or home use, includes John Schoenherr's original scratchboard illustrations throughout, as well as bonus materials such as an introduction written by Jean Craighead George's children, the author's Newbery acceptance speech, selections from her field notebooks, a discussion guide, and a further reading guide.

To her small village, she is known as Miyax; to her friend in San Francisco, she is Julie. When her life in the village becomes dangerous, Miyax runs away, only to find herself lost in the Alaskan wilderness.

Miyax tries to survive by copying the ways of a pack of wolves and soon grows to love her new wolf family. Life in the wilderness is a struggle, but when she finds her way back to civilization, Miyax is torn between her old and new lives. Is she the Miyax of her human village--or Julie of the wolves?

Don't miss any of the books in Jean Craighead George's groundbreaking series: Julie of the Wolves, Julie, and Julie's Wolf Pack.