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Insect Invaders
Insect Invaders
Paperback      ISBN: 0439314313

What has six legs, two sets of wings, and a zany teacher at the wheel? The Magic School Bus as a tiger beetle Join the Friz's class and learn amazing insect and spider facts.

When Wanda brings her new ladybugs to school, she just wants Ms. Frizzle to give her some hints on caring for her insect pets. Instead, the whole class gets field trip. They find out pretty quickly that lots of insects eat other insects for lunch. And, there is a little issue of spiders, too. Yikes It might be disgusting, but Wanda has to admit that the world of insect invaders is amazing.
Happy Birthday, Danny and the Dinosaur!
Happy Birthday, Danny and the Dinosaur!
Library      ISBN: 0060264381

'Danny returns to the museum to invite his dinosaur friend to his sixth birthday party. As in the original book, the dinosaur does things with his own unique twist, providing the humor beginning readers will enjoy. Though the illustrations are now fully colored, the characters and their expressions leave no doubt that these are the same friends from the past--with a bright future and deserving a spot on beginning-reader shelves.'--SLJ.

Children's Choices for 1996 (IRA/CBC)

A Picture for Harold's Room
A Picture for Harold's Room
Paperback      ISBN: 0064440850

From the treasured author of Harold and the Purple Crayon, Crockett Johnson, comes an I Can Read adventure for Harold and his magical purple crayon.

Harold needs a picture for his bedroom wall, so he takes his purple crayon and begins to create a whole new world around him. But then he notices he has gotten very small--half the size of a daisy Only a very clever artist could find his way home now.

This Level 1 I Can Read imagination-sparking adventure is perfect for the beginning reader learning to sound out words and sentences.

The Nutcracker Ballet
The Nutcracker Ballet
Paperback      ISBN: 0679823859
A Step 3 early reader retelling of the classic story of the Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker.
From the opening Christmas Eve party scene to the closing scene in which Marie and her Nutcracker prince bid farewell to the Land of the Sweets, young readers will be enchanted while enjoying a successful reading experience.

Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics--for children who are ready to read on their own.
The First Thanksgiving
The First Thanksgiving
Paperback      ISBN: 0679802185

History comes to life on the page as readers learn the story of the Pilgrims hosting the first Thanksgiving in this Step into Reading Step 3 story. Vividly retold in simple language for beginning readers, this book is ideal for 1st to 3rd grade readers

Step 3 Readers feature engaging characters in easy-to-follow plots about popular topics. For children who are ready to read on their own.
Hot Dog
Hot Dog
Paperback      ISBN: 0307261018

Step 1 books entice early readers with rhyme, rhythm, and repetition. Poor Dog. He's awfully hot But Mom won't share her lemonade. Cat won't share his shady spot on the porch. And Skunk's making a real stink about sharing his hollow log. What does a hot Dog have to do to get cool?

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.

Days with Frog and Toad
Days with Frog and Toad
Paperback      ISBN: 0064440583

Frog and Toad enjoy spending their days together. They fly kites, celebrate Toad's birthday, and share the shivers when Frog tells a scary story. Most of all, they have fun together--every day of the year.

Days with Frog and Toad is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.

The classic Frog and Toad stories by Arnold Lobel have won numerous awards and honors, including a Newbery Honor (Frog and Toad Together), a Caldecott Honor (Frog and Toad Are Friends), ALA Notable Children's Book, Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book), School Library Journal Best Children's Book, and Library of Congress Children's Book.

Danny and the Dinosaur
Danny and the Dinosaur
Paperback      ISBN: 0064440028

Syd Hoff's comical, charming illustrations will delight readers young and old alike in this beloved classic I Can Read about a boy and his best friend, a dinosaur.

Danny loves dinosaurs When he sees one at the museum and says, It would be nice to play with a dinosaur, a voice answers, And I think it would be nice to play with you. So begins Danny and the Dinosaur's wonderful adventures together. For Danny and his prehistoric playmate, even the most everyday activities become extraordinary, like finding a big-enough place to hide a dinosaur in a game of hide-and-seek. But Danny can teach an old dinosaur new tricks. It's the most fun this dinosaur has had in a hundred million years

Originally published over 50 years ago, this beloved classic is a Level 1 I Can Read that is perfect for the beginning reader learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.

Buzby
Buzby
Paperback      ISBN: 0064441520

Buzby the kitten goes out to look for his first job and finds work as a busboybut he makes a few mistakes. His sweetness wins him the support of some VIP customers, who won't let management fire him when Buzby's errors become too public. Perky drawings back the story, which should appeal to children's strong sense of fair play.BL.

Amelia Bedelia and the Baby
Amelia Bedelia and the Baby
Paperback      ISBN: 0060511052

Learn to read with the classic Amelia Bedelia Ever since Amelia Bedelia made her debut in 1963, young readers have been laughing out loud at the antics of this literal-minded but charming housekeeper.

Amelia Bedelia says, I don't know a thing about babies, so she has her hands full when she takes care of Mrs. Lane's baby. As usual, everyone's favorite quirky housekeeper mixes things up, but she also wins the heart of her newest and youngest fan. This Level 2 I Can Read is perfect for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.

No child can resist Amelia Bedelia] and her literal trips through the minefield of the English language--and no adult can fail to notice that she's usually right when she's wrong.--The New York Times Book Review