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Sing a Song of Popcorn: Every Child's Book of Poems
Sing a Song of Popcorn
Every Child's Book of Poems
School & Library      ISBN: 059043974x

The Truck Book
The Truck Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0307100510

Describes in simple rhymes the work of different kinds of trucks, such as fire trucks, snowplows, and garbage trucks.

Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart
Lost Star
The Story of Amelia Earhart
Paperback      ISBN: 0590411594

Traces the life of the pilot who became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and mysteriously disappeared in 1937 while attempting to fly around the world

Where Did I Come From?
Where Did I Come From?
Paperback      ISBN: 0818402539

Describes the reproductive process from intercourse to birth.

If You Lived with the Sioux Indians
If You Lived with the Sioux Indians
Paperback      ISBN: 0590451626
What if you lived with the Sioux Indians?
If you lived with the Sioux Indians
--Would you hunt for food?
--What kind of home would you live in?
--What would be the bravest thing you could do?

This book tells you what it was like to live as a Sioux Indian in North and South Dakota during the years 1800 to 1850.
Castle
Castle
Paperback      ISBN: 0395329205
A 1978 Caldecott Honor Book

The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern man? With typical zest and wry sense of humor punctuating his drawings, David Macaulay traces the step-by-step planning and construction of both castle and town.
Ride a Purple Pelican
Ride a Purple Pelican
Hardcover      ISBN: 0688040314

It is hard to believe that Cincinnati Patty, Justin Austin, Pennington Poe, and the little pink pig in Arkansas have not been chanted and sung about by children for generations. But it is not hard to believe that they Will be chanted and sung about for generations to come Jack Prelutsky and Garth Williams have created a nursery world, peopled with unforgettable characters. Come and meet your new friends. They will be old friends soon

Make Way for the King of the Jungle
Make Way for the King of the Jungle
Paperback      ISBN: 0836217888

If ever there is an iconic comic strip, it is Peanuts. What began in the funny pages in 1950 has developed into an enduring classic. Whether you're persnickety like Lucy, a philosopher like Linus, a joyous Flying Ace like Snoopy, or a lovable underdog like Charlie Brown, there is something to touch your heart or make you laugh in Peanuts.

The Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty
Paperback      ISBN: 067986928x

Over 125 years ago our beloved Statue of Liberty made its way to New York Harbor. This Step 2 non-fiction reader uses illustrations and photographs to tell the story of how Lady Liberty was sculpted, transported from France, unveiled, and made into an American icon.

The Icky Bug Alphabet Book
The Icky Bug Alphabet Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0881064505

Learn your ABCs in this "icky" exploration of all the creepy crawly insects from A to Z. Best-selling author Jerry Pallotta delivers a fun first concepts book that helps children discover why farmers like pray mantis, why fireflies light up the sky, or how water spiders breathe underwater. Pallotta's signature witty yet scientific text paired with Masiello's vivid and detailed illustrations make this alphabetic exploration one that will keep curious readers intrigued and engaged as they learn about the natural world of bugs.