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What's Happening to Me?: The Answers to Some of the World's Most Embarrassing Questions
What's Happening to Me?
The Answers to Some of the World's Most Embarrassing Questions
Paperback      ISBN: 0818403128
THE HONEST YET HUMOROUS GUIDE TO PUBERTY THAT GENERATIONS OF PARENTS AND KIDS HAVE ENJOYED

For more than twenty years, the bestselling team behind Where Did I Come From? has helped millions of parents, children and young adults talk about the facts of life in a straightforward yet lighthearted way. What's Happening to Me? offers an honest, humorous and sympathetic explanation of the physical and emotional changes occurring during adolescence, answering the questions that kids ask most often.

Why is my chest getting bumpy? What's a wet dream?
What's a period? Why is my voice acting so funny?
Why do I get pimples? What's an erection?
Why am I getting hairy? Why is mine not like his?

Enough strange and wonderful things happen to all of us during puberty to fill a book. So here it is - the book that answers some of the big questions, and explains some of the big changes. One look at the illustrations will tell you that this is not a dull medical textbook. But it does present the facts of life during puberty, and it presents them with honesty, sympathy and a sense of humor.
Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go
Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go
Hardcover      ISBN: 0307157857
It's time to start your engines in this Richard Scarry classic all about vehicles

Buckle-up for a fun-filled day of planes, trains, automobiles . . . and even a pickle truck Featuring hundreds of clearly labeled vehicles, this is the perfect book for little vehicle fans from the one and only Richard Scarry.
George and Martha
George and Martha
Paperback      ISBN: 0395199727

Two lovable hippos teach the meaning of friendship in five separate vignettes: "Split Pea Soup," "The Flying Machine," "The Tub," "The Mirror," "The Tooth."

The Bears' Vacation
The Bears' Vacation
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394800524

Stan and Jan Berenstain take readers on a fun-filled trip to the beach in this classic Beginner Book, edited by Dr. Seuss. "Hooray Hooray We're on our way Our summer vacation starts today " School's out, and the Bear family is ready for a vacation at the beach. Whether the Bears are sailing, swimming, surfing, snorkeling, or having a run-in with an angry whale, Father Bear certainly knows how to find trouble. The Bears' Vacation will leave young readers eager for their very own summer fun

Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.
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.

Green Eggs and Ham
Green Eggs and Ham
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394800168

This Dr. Seuss classic starring Sam-I-Am will have readers of all ages craving Green Eggs and Ham

And don't miss the new series adaption of Green Eggs and Ham now available on Netflix - featuring the voice talents of Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton, Daveed Diggs, and more

"Do you like green eggs and ham?" asks Sam-I-am in this Beginner Book by Dr. Seuss. In a house or with a mouse? In a boat or with a goat? On a train or in a tree? Sam keeps asking persistently. With unmistakable characters and signature rhymes, Dr. Seuss's beloved favorite has cemented its place as a children's classic. In this most famous of cumulative tales, the list of places to enjoy green eggs and ham, and friends to enjoy them with, gets longer and longer. Follow Sam-I-am as he insists that this unusual treat is indeed a delectable snack to be savored everywhere and in every way.

Originally created by Dr. Seuss, Beginner Books encourage children to read all by themselves, with simple words and illustrations that give clues to their meaning.

"Pretty much all the stuff you need to know is in Dr. Seuss." --President Barack Obama

The Little Engine That Could: The Complete, Original Edition
The Little Engine That Could
The Complete, Original Edition
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448405202

The story of a train filled with toys and gifts for little boys and girls that breaks down before reaching the children. After asking several passing trains for help over the hill, a little blue train agrees to help the stranded toys. Even though she is small, the blue train tries her best to bring the toys to the children on the other side of the hill.

Mystery of the Whale Tattoo
Mystery of the Whale Tattoo
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448089475

One exciting event follows another when Frank and Joe Hardy are hired to apprehend the pickpockets who have been plaguing Solo's Super Carnival. When their friends Tony Prito and Biff Hooper exhibit a stuffed whale dug up at a construction project, they all but put the carnival out of business. In this thrilling mystery the young detectives pit their wits against a gang of thieves whose bizarre identification, a three-part whale tattoo, proves to be a nearly insolvable riddle.

Paddle-To-The-Sea
Paddle-To-The-Sea
Paperback      ISBN: 0395292034
A 1942 Caldecott Honor Book

A young Indian boy carves a little canoe with a figure inside and names him Paddle-to-the-Sea. Paddle's journey, in text and pictures, through the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean provides an excellent geographic and historical picture of the region.
Nancy Drew 34: The Hidden Window Mystery
Nancy Drew 34
The Hidden Window Mystery
Hardcover      ISBN: 0448095343

A magazine article offering a large reward to anyone who can find a missing medieval stained-glass window intrigues Nancy. She asks Bess and George to join her on a search in Charlottesville, Virginia. Before the three friends leave River Heights, their adversary tries to get them to postpone the trip. But no luck. Nancy is determined to carry through her plans.

During the girls' investigation of old southern mansions, they encounter a ghost who turns the tables and makes them disappear. Eerie sounds come from a beautiful estate that is surrounded by a high brick wall. Why will the owner allow no one to enter?