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Robin Hood With Lots Of Dogs

by Frank B. Edwards & John Bianchi
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: classics

Young Robin dreams of becoming one of the King's foresters but a single mistake changes his life forever. Goaded into shooting a royal deer to prove his skills as an archer, Robin is declared a criminal and is forced to flee to the safety of Sherwood Forest. There he finds dozens of others hiding from the evil Sheriff of Nottingham but, unlike the …

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Princess Frownsalot

illustrated by John Bianchi
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: humorous stories

A hilarious medieval tale about a princess whose frown freezes to her face.

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The Greatest Zoo On Earth

by Frank B. Edwards & John Bianchi
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: humorous stories
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a name is a label

by Irene June Karasick, illustrated by bill bissett
edition: Paperback
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance

In a name is a label the wonderfully oddball illustrations of poet/artist bill bissett complement an engaging free verse story by Irene June Karasick. Young and old alike will be encouraged to consider words and the meanings they convey. What’s in a name? You might be surprised…

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Fractures

Family Stories by Budge Wilson

by Budge Wilson
edition: Paperback
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Fractures is a collection of twelve deeply affecting stories that address contemporary family relationships and dynamics through a child's or teenager's eyes. Although these stories (most of which are new to this collection) deal with difficult issues and themes'sibling rivalry, alcoholism, illness, child abuse and neglect?each offers powerful mome …

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When You Get a Baby

by Sharon Jennings, illustrated by Joanne Fitzgerald
edition: Hardcover
tagged: new baby

Things change when you get a new baby in the family. You have to share Mommy and Daddy's lap...and even your toys. But there's lots of things you can show your new baby...like how to play hide and seek and peek-a-boo...even how to run through the sprinkler. After all, there are tons of things that you can do now; it's time to teach them to your new …

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Emily Carr Mystery Mm

by Eric Wilson
edition: Paperback
tagged: mysteries & detective stories

Liz Austen is back in another hair-raising mystery! The feisty teenage sleuthis in the charming city of Victoria in British Columbia for her best friend'swedding and quickly becomes embroiled not only in her first romance, but in themysterious disappearance of a priceless Emily Carr painting from the statelyThirteen Oaks mansion.

Jumping from a boat …

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Christmas with Anne and Other Holiday Stories

by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmshurst
edition: Paperback
tagged: christmas & advent, classics, short stories

Share Anne’s delight at receiving the dress of her dreams, the joy of a young woman reunited with her long lost brother on Christmas Eve, and the surprise of a trio of sisters who inadvertently end a family feud by arriving at the wrong uncle’s house for Christmas dinner.

Featuring some well-loved characters from the Anne of Green Gables books …

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Back to School for Franklin

A Sticker Activity Book

adapted by Sean Jeffrey; Alice Sinkner & Dimitrije Kostic
edition: Paperback
tagged: activity books

Summer's over -- time for Franklin to head back to school! Using the 30 reusable stickers in the book, kids can help Franklin pack his school bag for the day, find out what everyone is doing in Mr. Owl's classroom, then join Franklin and his friends for some playground fun after school! This Franklin Activity Book includes 16 pages of games, activi …

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Electric Mischief

Battery-Powered Gadgets Kids Can Build

by Alan Bartholomew, illustrated by Lynn Bartholomew
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: crafts & hobbies

In this book in the Kids Can Do It series, Electric Al shows kids how to make their very own electric backscratcher, illuminated fork and more kooky creations using step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow illustrations. Features information on battery connections and switches, as well as lots of ideas for building on the basics. Projects inclu …