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Skippyjon Jones
Skippyjon Jones
Paperback      ISBN: 0142404039
Holy guacamole Meet the #1 New York Times bestselling Skippyjon Jones

Skippyjon Jones is no ordinary kitten. Oh, no. . . .He's actually El Skippito, a great sword-fighter ready to battle banditos the world over With a little imagination and a whole lot of fun, this frisky cat dons a mask and cape and takes on a bad bumble-beeto to save the day. And along the way, he'll be sure to steal young reader's hearts, yes indeed-o

My name is Skippito Friskito.
I fear not a single bandito.
My manners are mellow,
I'm sweet like the Jell-O,
I get the job done, yes indeed-o.

*Both feline hero and story are full of beans (more Mexican-jumping than pinto) but ay caramba, mucho fun.--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Buoyant and colorful cartoon illustrations match the exuberant text perfectly.--School Library Journal
The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385077254
Celebrate Easter and give the gift of love with the most beloved of bunnies. This original, timeless classic has been treasured for generations--this edition has the original story and illustrations from 1922.

Once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always.

This wondrous tale of the velveteen rabbit has delighted readers of all ages with its story of transformation and redemption through a child's unwavering love.

At first a brand-new toy, now a threadbare and discarded nursery relic, the velveteen rabbit is saved from peril by a magic fairy who whisks him away to the idyllic world of Rabbitland. There, he becomes Real, a cherished childhood companion who will be loved for eternity.
The Twits
The Twits
Paperback      ISBN: 014241039x
From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG

Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything--except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don't just want out, they want revenge.
Wintergirls
Wintergirls
Paperback      ISBN: 014241557x

The New York Times bestselling story of a friendship frozen between life and death

Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in fragile bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the thinnest. But then Cassie suffers the ultimate loss--her life--and Lia is left behind, haunted by her friend's memory and racked with guilt for not being able to help save her. In her most powerfully moving novel since Speak, award-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson explores Lia's struggle, her painful path to recovery, and her desperate attempts to hold on to the most important thing of all: hope.
Nancy Drew 29: Mystery at the Ski Jump
Nancy Drew 29
Mystery at the Ski Jump
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448095297

When Nancy learns that the Drews' housekeeper has been duped by an elegantly dressed woman into buying a stolen fur piece, the young detective starts a search for the clever swindler. To Nancy's astonishment, she discovers that the woman is using the name Nancy Drew. The dishonest acts of the impostor point the finger of suspicion at Nancy herself and result in her being questioned by the police. Join Nancy in this thrilling mystery as she solves the mystery and clears her name.

Horton Hatches the Egg
Horton Hatches the Egg
Hardcover      ISBN: 039480077x
The Dr. Seuss classic that first introduced Horton the Elephant celebrates its 80th anniversary The new matte finish cover makes it a perfect gift


Beloved by generations for his kindness and loyalty, Horton the Elephant is one of the most iconic and honorable characters in children's literature--as well as the star of two books and a short story by Dr. Seuss (Horton Hatches the Egg, Horton Hears a Who , and Horton and the Kwuggerbug.) In this book--the comic classic in which Horton utters the line I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. . . . An elephant's faithful, one hundred per cent --we see his integrity rewarded with a surprise ending that will delight readers of all ages. Told with Dr. Seuss's signature rhymes and trademark illustrations, this is a tale that will be enjoyed over and over, by reader and listener alike. It makes a perfect gift for birthdays and holidays, and is ideal for sparking discussions about kindness, values, and loyalty. As timeless today as it was in 1940, a peel-off 80th-anniversary sticker on the front cover also makes it great for collectors
Katy and the Big Snow
Katy and the Big Snow
Paperback      ISBN: 0395185629

Katy, a brave and untiring tractor, who pushes a bulldozer in the summer and a snowplow in the winter, makes it possible for the townspeople to do their jobs.In 2009, we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Virginia Lee Burton's birth. As part of this celebration a glitter-cover edition of Katy and the Big Snow, complete with snowy stickers, has been created. In this enduring winter favorite from the Caldecott Medal winner Burton, Katy the snowplow finally gets her chance to shine when a blizzard blankets the city and everyone is relying on Katy to help dig out. This new paperback is perfect for gift giving. Children love sharing Katy's shining moment of glory and will inevitably admire her "chug, chug, chug" endurance.

The Little Engine That Could: The Complete, Original Edition
The Little Engine That Could
The Complete, Original Edition
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448405202
I think I can, I think I can, I think I can... Discover the inspiring story of the Little Blue Engine as she makes her way over the mountain in this beloved classic

The kindness and determination of the Little Blue Engine have inspired millions of children around the world since the story was first published in 1930. Cherished by readers for ninety years, The Little Engine That Could is a classic tale of the little engine that, despite her size, triumphantly pulls a train full of wonderful things to the children waiting on the other side of a mountain.
Mystery of the Desert Giant
Mystery of the Desert Giant
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448089408

In a search for the missing Willard Grafton, Frank Hardy and younger brother Joe, encounter a gang of criminals intent on defrauding the US government, and are lead across California and even into Mexico.

A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers
A Visit to William Blake's Inn
Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers
School & Library      ISBN: 0152938222

Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests.