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Stage Fright on a Summer Night
Stage Fright on a Summer Night
Paperback      ISBN: 0375806113

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system

The show must go on That's what Jack and Annie learn when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to Elizabethan England. There they meet William Shakespeare himself--one of the greatest writers of all time But Mr. Shakespeare's having a hard time with some of the actors in his latest show. Are Jack and Annie ready to make a big entrance? Or will it be curtains for Shakespeare?

Did you know that there's a Magic Tree House book for every kid?

Magic Tree House: Adventures with Jack and Annie, perfect for readers who are just beginning chapter books
Merlin Missions: More challenging adventures for the experienced reader
Super Edition: A longer and more dangerous adventure
Fact Trackers: Nonfiction companions to your favorite Magic Tree House adventures

Have more fun with Jack and Annie at MagicTreeHouse.com
Biscuit's New Trick
Biscuit's New Trick
Paperback      ISBN: 0064443086

Biscuit doesn't want to play fetch the ball--until the ball lands in a mud puddle. Then Biscuit can't wait to show off his new trick

Are You My Mother?
Are You My Mother?
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394800184
This must-have classic about a baby bird in search of his mother is the perfect gift for Mother's Day

A baby bird goes in search of his mother in this hilarious Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. When a mother bird's egg starts to jump, she hurries off to make sure she has something for her little one to eat. But as soon as she's gone, out pops the baby bird. He immediately sets off to find his mother, but not knowing what she looks like makes it a challenge. The little hatchling is determined to find his mother, even after meeting a kitten, a hen, a dog, and a Snort. The timeless message of the bond between mother and child make P. D. Eastman's Are You My Mother? a must for baby showers, beginning readers, and Mother's Day.

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

DK Readers L3: George Washington: Soldier, Hero, President
DK Readers L3: George Washington
Soldier, Hero, President
by DK
Paperback      ISBN: 0789473771

This biography of one of the most famous and recognizable American presidents mark DK's commitment to bringing US history-based biographies to the DK Readers series. In George Washington, the young reader will learn about our first president's childhood, his life as a farmer, statesman, general, and his days as president. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned. Averaging 2,400 to 2,800 words, these books offer a 50/50 picture-to-text ratio. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.

Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares
Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares
Paperback      ISBN: 0375806210

A funny, entertaining introduction to Ben Franklin and his many inventions, including the story of how he created the magic square. A magic square is a box of nine numbers arranged so that any line of three numbers adds up to the same number, including on the diagonal Teachers and kids will love finding out about this popular teaching tool that is still used in elementary schools today

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.
Tale of a Tadpole
Tale of a Tadpole
Paperback      ISBN: 0789434377

Stunning DK photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in "Eyewitness Readers." This multilevel reading program for ages 3 to 9 guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.

Arthur's Back to School Day
Arthur's Back to School Day
Paperback      ISBN: 0064442454
Brrr ... ing
There's the school bell
It's the first day back at school for Arthur and Violet and all of their friends. Time for riding the school bus, going to class, and best of all, eating snacks and playing games at recess.

But this year the first day is full of surprises. The bus ride to school is an unexpected adventure, and Arthur's friend, Norman, almost loses his lunch box. Just when things settle down, Arthur finds his snack has disappeared from his lunch box. What will happen next on this exciting first day of school?

Beginning readers heading back to school will enjoy the humor in Lillian Hoban's tenth I Can Read Book about these much loved characters.

DK Readers L4: Days of the Knights
DK Readers L4
Days of the Knights
Paperback      ISBN: 0789429632

Slashing swords, shining armor, knights locked in deadly battle--the mighty castle is under siege

Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.

With DK Readers, children will learn to read--then read to learn