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Jeremy's Decision

by Ardyth Brott
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
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Are you going to be famous, just like your father?"People were always asking Jeremy that question.

He knew someone would ask it again tonight - at least three times - in front of his father. That was the worst part.

Jeremy didn't want to disappoint his dad, but he wasn't ready to make such a big decision. He knew his ears would turn red and he would …

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Chin Chiang and the Dragon's Dance

by Ian Wallace
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: asian american, dance, other, non-religious

Winner of the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator Award

From the time Chin Chiang stood only as high as his grandfather's knees, he dreamed of dancing the dragon's dance. Now the first day of the Year of the Dragon has arrived, and Chin Chiang is so scared that he wants to melt into his shoes.

Chin Chiang is a most appealing small boy, whose pli …

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Beyond the Future

by Johanne Masse
edition: Paperback
tagged: fantasy & magic
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Good Families Don't

by Robert Munsch & Alan Daniel
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, parents

Good Families Don't is Munsch's funniest book yet, about a risqué subject that is guaranteed to have children--and adults--rolling in the aisles.

When Carmen tries to tell her parents that there is a big fart lying on her bed, they don't believe her.  "Good families like ours," they tell her, "do not have farts."  But when they go upstairs to see, …

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Les fantasies de l'oncle Henri

by Benedicte Froissart, illustrated by Pierre Pratt
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories

Winner of both the Governor General's Award and the Mr.Christie's Book Award, this story proves that dinner is always exciting when Uncle Henry comes to visit, especially when he shows up wearing a shirt entirely covered with tiny colored chickens!

 

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Jeremiah and Mrs. Ming

by Sharon Jennings, illustrated by Mireille Levert
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: friendship

Mrs. Ming, the baby-sitter, is repeatedly confronted by a wide-awake Jeremiah, who explains in imaginative terms his familiar dilemma of not being able to get to sleep. Mrs. Ming, who is interrupted reading the Financial News, practising her ballet steps, studying a poetry book, and hammering a nail into the wall, responds with patience and unders …

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The New Baby Calf

by Edith Newlin Chase, illustrated by Barbara Reid
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
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"Buttercup the cow had a new baby calf, a fine baby calf, a strong baby calf..." She licks him, feeds him, and encourages him until he learns to walk and run and play. A bestseller since it was first published in 1984, this simple, gentle story of mother love is perfect for the moms who read it growing up to share with their own new little babies. …

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Boys Don't Knit

by Janice Schoop, illustrated by Laura Beingessner
edition: Paperback
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When Marvin has to fix his red sweater he learns that boys do knit after all. A picture book ideal for children 3 to 8. Includes instructions for knitting a scarf.

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Ten for Dinner

by Jo Ellen Bogart, illustrated by Carlos Friere
edition: Paperback
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Margo's having a birthday party and she invites ten friends to join her in the celebration. On the day of her party, five of her guests show up right on time; four others are a quarter of an hour late - and one shows up over an hour early - wearing a Halloween costume! The other nine guests wear casual party clothes like jeans and western shirts, b …

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