Little Dog, Lost

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - Buddy is a dog who needs a boy. Larue is a neighbor who needs a community. Mr. He’s alone all the time in his huge old house—and everyone needs more than that. Buddy has an owner already, but not one who understands what a dog really needs. But he can’t get his mom on board with his plan. They’ll realize they all need the same things: love, understanding, and a sense of belonging—plus a place to play a game of fetch! Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Over the course of a summer thunderstorm and one chaotic town council meeting, these three characters cross paths and come together in a timeless tale ripe with emotions. A “wholly satisfying” kirkus reviews, starred review novel in verse starring a boy, and a lonely old man, a lost dog, from Newbery Honoree Marion Dane BauerMark is a boy who needs a dog.

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Little Cat's Luck

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - From newbery honoree marion dane bauer comes an “endearing tale…told with warmth and humor” School Library Journal that’s a companion to the “wholly satisfying” Kirkus Reviews, starred review Little Dog, Lost. When an indoor calico cat named Patches spots a golden autumn leaf fluttering past her window, she can’t help but venture outside to chase it.

Bell, is a timeless, touching, this heartwarming novel from Newberry Honor­–winner, Marion Dane Bauer, and fulfilling story about finding your way home. Beautifully told in verse and accompanied by adorable illustrations by Jennifer A. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Along the way, but with the help of the other neighborhood animals, Patches finds herself in dire circumstances, she faces off against the scariest dog in town and continues on her journey to her special place.

Little Cat's Luck #ad - Why must she go on this search? She doesn’t know yet. But soon, patches feels something tugging at her, telling her to find a special place—one she won’t know until she sees it.

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Gooseberry Park

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Hmh Books for Young Readers #ad - In this animal adventure from newbery Medal-winning author Cynthia Rylant, Stumpy Squirrel has just settled into a new nest in a magnificent pin oak in Gooseberry Park. Harcourt Paperbacks. It takes a special combination of courage, humor, and tenacity for Stumpy’s friends to rescue her babies and bring her home again.

Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. It’s the perfect spot for her babies to be born! when they arrive healthy and strong, a wise hermit crab, Stumpy’s three good friends--a Labrador retriever, and a bat who eats Chinese food--are thrilled. Arthur howard's black-and-white illustrations illuminate the companions’ adventures throughout.

Gooseberry Park #ad - But after a terrible ice storm destroys the pin oak, Stumpy disappears.

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Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie Eleanor

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Harry N. Abrams #ad - And eleanor is about to learn some special things about herself, friendship, and the bittersweet process of growing up. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. To make matters worse, Eleanor has a new babysitter, who just isn’t the same. I had a bad August. Amulet Books. A very bad August. But as the new school year looms ahead, so do new beginnings.

. Harcourt Paperbacks. Eleanor’s beloved babysitter, Bibi, is moving away. As bad as pickle juice on a cookie. Suddenly, the things she used to enjoy aren’t fun anymore—everything reminds her of Bibi.

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Ginger Pye

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HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - Meet the marvelous pyes—      There is Mrs. Pye, the youngest mother in town;      Mr. Harcourt Paperbacks. Hmh. Pye, a famous bird man, who handles all the nation’s important bird problems;      rachel pye, who knows about rocks of all sorts and plans to grow up to be a rock man;      Uncle Bennie, who is so reasonable she can make unreasonable ideas sound like good ones;      Jerry Pye, who is Jerry and Rachel’s uncle—even though he’s only three years old.

Until someone steals him!   Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Amulet Books. Lastly is ginger pye, the “intellectual dog, ” who Jerry bought for a hard-earned dollar. The most famous pup in all of cranbury, is as loyal as he is smart, Ginger knows tons of tricks, and steals the hearts of everyone he meets .

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Dog in Charge

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Puffin Books #ad - Illustrated by caldecott winner Dan Santat and written by Printz Honor winner K. Takes a nap Dog can Sit. L. Hmh. Going, this is one doggone funny picture book!When the going gets tough, Dog. Harcourt Paperbacks. He can even Dance. He can Stay. But when he's in charge, can he keep the cats in line? All one, five of them? Full of slapstick silliness and utterly earnest charm, two, four, three, Dog will quickly wiggle his way into preschoolers' hearts.

With skillful use of repetition, and a tidy ending of the best kind, an agreeable and entertaining animal cast, dog people and cat people alike have reason to approve. Publishers weekly, starred review Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Amulet Books.

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Amber Brown Is Not a Crayon

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Puffin Books #ad - Hmh. Justin never says things like, "Amber Brown is not a crayon. Amber never says, "Justin Time. They're a great team—until disaster strikes. Puffin. Only amber brown can handle her best friend moving away with such honesty, humor, and heart. Amber brown and Justin Daniels are best friends. Harcourt Paperbacks. They've known each other for practically forever, help each other with homework, sit next to each other in class, and always stick up for each other.

Amulet Books. Will they be able to work it out before it's too late?Along with the ups and downs of shared custody, humor, the Amber Brown chapter books are beloved for tackling relatable dilemmas with thoughtfulness, and plenty of puns. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Justin has to move away, and now the best friends are fighting.

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Zorgamazoo

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Razorbill #ad - Harcourt Paperbacks. Razorbill. Amulet Books. Who's ever heard of a zorgle, then open this book and i'll leave it to you to uncover the secret of ZORGAMAZOO!Join Morty the Zorgle and Katrina on a fantastically illustrated, anyway?But if you are curious, you'll-wanna-read-every-word-aloud, clever and brave, if intrepid adventure is something you crave, sophisticated rhyming adventure for kids of all ages! Simon schuster Books for Young Readers.

. Are you a believer in fanciful things? in pirates and dragons and creatures and kings?then sit yourself down in a comfortable seat, under the ground, as well!, a girl full of courage and daring, with maybe some cocoa and something to eat, who down in the subway, and I'll spin you the tale of Katrina Katrell, saw something fantastical roaming around .

Zorgamazoo #ad - . What was it she saw? I'd rather not say. Hmh. Puffin.

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Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff

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Razorbill #ad - Puffin. Award-winning author robert Paul Weston once again delivers a humorous fantasy in rhyming verse that just begs to be read aloud. Razorbill. Amulet Books. Hmh. Puggly is sure that the Spiffs will take one look at him and laugh him out of their kingdom. Harcourt Paperbacks. And that’s exactly what they do. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers.

The next middle-grade rhyming novel from the award-winning author of Zorgamazoo!Prince Puggly of the muddy, terminally unfashionable Kingdom of Spud is surprised when he receives an invitation to a lavish ball in the far more chic Kingdom of Spiff. But then puggly meets francesca, the bookish Princess of Spiff, and together the two set out to teach Francesca’s Spiffian countrymen an absurd lesson in style.

Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff #ad - And this time, it comes with a message that’s sure to impress: There’s more to a person than how they are dressed.

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Humphrey's Mixed-Up Magic Trick Humphrey's Tiny Tales

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Puffin Books #ad - Puffin. Puffin Books. Razorbill. Harcourt Paperbacks. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Hmh. Amulet Books. Humphrey might be the first classroom hamster ever to be part of a magic act! The kids in Room 26 are talking about jobs they want to have when they grow up. Golden-miranda wants to be a magician and, even more exciting, she wants Humphrey to be her assistant when she shows the class some tricks.

But when one of her tricks is in trouble, can humphrey’s quick thinking and scampering fix it in time? With sweet illustrations and an easy reading level, Humphrey’s Tiny Tales are great-great-great for emerging readers.

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Hate That Cat: A Novel

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HarperCollins #ad - Harcourt Paperbacks. Puffin. Puffin Books. Eliot. As the year progresses, Jack gradually learns to love that cat and finds new ways to express himself. Hmh. Return to miss stretchberry's class with jack, alliterations, and one mean fat black cat!The Newbery Medal-winning author of Walk Two Moons, onomatopoeia, Sharon Creech, who over the course of a year encounters new and challenging things like metaphors, the reluctant poet, introduced Jack in Love That Dog, a New York Times bestseller.

Both love that dog and hate that cat are approachable, funny, warm-hearted introductions to poetry told from the point of view of a very real kid wrestling with school assignments. These books are fast reads that will be welcomed by middle graders as they too wonder how poetry and schoolwork connect with their interests and how to uncover their true voices.

Hate That Cat: A Novel #ad - In hate that cat, jack is only trying to save that fat black cat stuck in the tree by his bus stop—but the cat scratches him instead! At school Miss Stretchberry begins teaching new poems, everything from William Carlos Williams to Valerie Worth to T. S. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Joanna Cotler Books.

Amulet Books. Razorbill.

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