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Quiet, Please!

by Russ Willms
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: giraffes, siblings, humorous stories

Junior the giraffe is just looking for a nice quiet place to read his book.

But there is one problem (actually, five problems): Junior’s brothers and sisters are the noisiest giraffes in the jungle! Whether it’s band practice, family singalongs or just really loud burping, Junior can’t escape the noise of his sonorous siblings! In an act of de …

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Sneaks

by Catherine Egan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: fantasy & magic, siblings, humorous stories

Men in Black meets middle school! A school project takes an alien turn when three kids uncover a secret society whose aim is to keep sneaks--mischievous interdimensional sprites--from slipping into our universe!

When Ben Harp sees his teacher's watch crawling across the hallway, he things he must be dreaming.
 
 But no, he’s just seen his first S …

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Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, chapter books

What is way cooler than a book about Stink? Three Stink paperbacks, featuring the newest, most colorful covers yet, all tucked together in one hilarious set.

Stink Moody—encyclopedia in hand, zany schemes in mind, and comical comebacks at the ready—stands tall in this boxed set of his first three books filled with cool facts, delightful idioms, …

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Stink: The Stupendously Super-Sonic Collection

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: siblings, chapter books, humorous stories

This marvelous boxed set features not just two, not just three, but SIX of Stink’s adventures—perfect as an introduction to the series or a gift for a committed fan.

Stink Moody: fact freak, science star, and encyclopedia enthusiast. He’s always up to learning more and sharing some out-of-this-world comics! Readers won’t want to miss out on …

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Traitors Among Us

by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: military & wars, siblings, europe

 

World War II may be over. But two sisters are far from safe.

 

Inspired by true events, this is the latest gripping and powerful novel from the acclaimed author of Making Bombs for Hitler.

 

Sisters Krystia and Maria have been through the worst -- or so they think. World War II ravaged their native Ukraine, but they both survived, and are now reunited …

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Stink: Twice as Incredible

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: siblings, chapter books, humorous stories

Kick-start a Stink collection with a way-cool bind-up of his first two adventures.

Get two times the Stink in one book! Featuring:

Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid
Shrink, shrank, shrunk! Every morning Judy measures Stink, and it’s always the same: three feet eight inches tall. Until, that is, the day the ruler reads a quarter-inch less. Can it …

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I Can Fix It!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, siblings

 

A new laugh-out-loud tale with heart from Canada’s #1 storytelling team Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko!

 

When Taylor was a baby, her grandma gave her a blanket. Now she is six and she still takes that blanket everywhere – until her brother borrows it to mop up a mess. When he tries to get the stain out, it only gets worse... and worse, an …

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C'est petit ici!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, architecture

 

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Jamaal a la plus petite chambre de la maison et il n’est PAS content. Ses parents, et même ses petits frères, ont une chambre plus grande que la sienne. Jamaal trouve ça très injuste. Après tout, c’est lui le plus âgé de la famille! Lorsqu’il en parle à ses parents, …

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Walking for Water

How One Boy Stood Up for Gender Equality

by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Nicole Miles
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: girls & women, africa, siblings

In this inspiring story of individual activism, a boy recognizes gender inequality when his sister must stop attending school --- and decides to do something about it.

Victor is very close to his twin sister, Linesi. But now that they have turned eight years old, she no longer goes to school with him. Instead, Linesi, like the other older girls in t …

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