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The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385077254
A timeless classic perfect for Easter about the magic of boundless love that's been treasured for generations

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

Here is one of the most classic and beloved children's stories, with the original illustrations from 1922--the ideal gift for baby showers, birthdays, weddings, and holidays throughout the year.

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.
The Tenth Good Thing about Barney
The Tenth Good Thing about Barney
Paperback      ISBN: 0689712030
My cat Barney died this Friday. I was very sad. My mother said we could have a funeral for him, and I should think of ten good things about Barney so I could tell them...
But the small boy who loved Barney can only think of nine. Later, while talking with his father, he discovers the tenth -- and begins to understand.
Nancy Drew 06: The Secret of Red Gate Farm
Nancy Drew 06
The Secret of Red Gate Farm
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448095068

Nancy and her friends, Bess and George, meet Joanne Byrd on a train ride home. Joanne lives at Red Gate Farm with her grandmother, but if they do not raise enough money to pay the mortgage, they will soon lose the farm Nancy, Bess, and George decide to stay at Red Gate for a week as paying customers. Soon, they learn about the strange group of people who rent a cave on the property. They describe themselves as a nature cult called the Black Snake Colony. Nancy investigates their group and helps to uncover a ring of counterfeiters in town

By the Shores of Silver Lake
By the Shores of Silver Lake
Paperback      ISBN: 0064400050

The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds a homestead claim that is perfect for their new little house. Laura takes her first train ride as she, her sisters, and their mother come out to live with Pa on the shores of Silver Lake. After a lonely winter in the surveyors' house, Pa puts up the first building in what will soon be a brand-new town on the beautiful shores of Silver Lake. The Ingallses' covered-wagon travels are finally over.

Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

Curious George Rides a Bike
Curious George Rides a Bike
Paperback      ISBN: 0395174449

George helps a little boy with his paper route and gets into all sorts of trouble.

The Runaway Bunny
The Runaway Bunny
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060207655

Clement Hurd redrew some of his pictures for this new edition of the profoundly comforting story of a bunny' s imaginary game of hide-and-seek and the lovingly steadfast mother who finds him every time.

"Best of the Best" Children's Books 1966- 1978 (SLJ)
Outstanding Children's Books of 1972 (NYT)

Hardy Boys 17: The Secret Warning
Hardy Boys 17
The Secret Warning
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448089173

Strange events involve Frank and Joe Hardy in a mystery which shrouds an ancient treasure--the golden head of the Pharaoh Rhamaton IV. The owner of the million-dollar golden Pharaoh's head claims it was aboard the freighter Katawa, which sank not far from Whalebone Island. But suspicious developments indicate that Mehmet Zufar may be trying to defraud the shipping line's insurance company. Frank and Joe enthusiastically accept the challenge of their famous detective father to assist him in investigating the complex case for Transmarine Underwriters.

American Wild Flowers Coloring Book
American Wild Flowers Coloring Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0486200957

Displaying the beauty and variety of America's most popular wildflowers, naming and locating each of the species, this most unusual book is intended for coloring. Redrawn from the original Smithsonian Rickett plates by Paul Kennedy, well-known illustrator of children's books, each of the 46 renderings is ready to be colored as realistically -- like the cover illustrations -- or as imaginatively as you may choose. Includes 46 illustrations: lady's slipper, black-eyed susan, bird's foot violet, cardinal flower, pitcher plant, trout lily, and others. Botanical identifications, common names, and information on habitats are also included.