Last Stop on Market Street

  • Filename: last-stop-on-market-street.
  • ISBN: 9780399257742
  • Release Date: 2015-01
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Matt De la Peña
  • Publisher: Penguin



A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things. By the author of the celebrated picture book A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis.

Last Stop on Market Street

  • Filename: last-stop-on-market-street.
  • ISBN: 9780399257742
  • Release Date: 2015-01
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Matt De la Peña
  • Publisher: Penguin



A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things. By the author of the celebrated picture book A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis.

Finding Winnie

  • Filename: finding-winnie.
  • ISBN: 0316324906
  • Release Date: 2015-10-20
  • Number of pages: 56
  • Author: Lindsay Mattick
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers



Before Winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie. In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian on his way to tend horses in World War I, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear. He named her Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg, and he took the bear to war. Harry Colebourn's real-life great-granddaughter tells the true story of a remarkable friendship and an even more remarkable journey--from the fields of Canada to a convoy across the ocean to an army base in England... And finally to the London Zoo, where Winnie made another new friend: a real boy named Christopher Robin. Here is the remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.

School s First Day of School

  • Filename: school-s-first-day-of-school.
  • ISBN: 9781626728363
  • Release Date: 2016-06-28
  • Number of pages: 40
  • Author: Adam Rex
  • Publisher: Macmillan



It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself. What will the children do once they come? Will they like the school? Will they be nice to him? The school has a rough start, but as the day goes on, he soon recovers when he sees that he's not the only one going through first-day jitters.

The Living

  • Filename: the-living.
  • ISBN: 9780385741217
  • Release Date: 2015-01-06
  • Number of pages: 311
  • Author: Matt De la Peña
  • Publisher: Ember



After an earthquake destroys California and a tsunami wrecks the luxury cruise ship where he is a summer employee, high schooler Shy confronts another deadly surprise.

Maddi s Fridge

  • Filename: maddi-s-fridge.
  • ISBN: 9781936261383
  • Release Date: 2014-11-01
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Lois Brandt
  • Publisher: Flashlight Press



With humor and warmth, this children's picture book raises awareness about poverty and hungerBest friends Sofia and Maddi live in the same neighborhood, go to the same school, and play in the same park, but while Sofia's fridge at home is full of nutritious food, the fridge at Maddi's house is empty. Sofia learns that Maddi's family doesn't have enough money to fill their fridge and promises Maddi she'll keep this discovery a secret. But because Sofia wants to help her friend, she's faced with a difficult decision: to keep her promise or tell her parents about Maddi's empty fridge. Filled with colorful artwork, this storybook addresses issues of poverty with honesty and sensitivity while instilling important lessons in friendship, empathy, trust, and helping others. A call to action section, with six effective ways for children to help fight hunger and information on antihunger groups, is also included.

We Were Here

  • Filename: we-were-here.
  • ISBN: 0375893830
  • Release Date: 2009-10-13
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Matt de la Pe??a
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press



Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Peña's We Were Here is a "fast, funny, smart, and heartbreaking" novel [Booklist]. When it happened, Miguel was sent to Juvi. The judge gave him a year in a group home—said he had to write in a journal so some counselor could try to figure out how he thinks. The judge had no idea that he actually did Miguel a favor. Ever since it happened, his mom can’t even look at him in the face. Any home besides his would be a better place to live. But Miguel didn’t bet on meeting Rondell or Mong or on any of what happened after they broke out. He only thought about Mexico and getting to the border to where he could start over. Forget his mom. Forget his brother. Forget himself. Life usually doesn’ t work out how you think it will, though. And most of the time, running away is the quickest path right back to what you’re running from. From the streets of Stockton to the beaches of Venice, all the way to the Mexican border, We Were Here follows a journey of self-discovery by a boy who is trying to forgive himself in an unforgiving world. "Fast, funny, smart, and heartbreaking...The contemporary survival adventure will keep readers hooked."-Booklist "This gripping story about underprivileged teens is a rewarding read."-VOYA "A furiously paced and gripping novel."-Publishers Weekly "A story of friendship that will appeal to teens and will engage the most reluctant readers."-Kirkus Reviews An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Readers An ALA-YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers A Junior Library Guild Selection From the Hardcover edition.

Juna s Jar

  • Filename: juna-s-jar.
  • ISBN: 1600608531
  • Release Date: 2015-01-15
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: Jane Bahk
  • Publisher: Lee & Low Books



After her best friend, Hector, moves away, Juna's brother Minho tries to make her feel better by finding things to put in her special kimchi jar, and each night, whatever is in the jar takes her on a magical journey in search of Hector. Includes glossary.

Gaston

  • Filename: gaston.
  • ISBN: 9781442451032
  • Release Date: 2014-06-03
  • Number of pages: 40
  • Author: Kelly DiPucchio
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



A bulldog and a poodle learn that family is about love, not appearances in this adorable doggy tale from New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Christian Robinson. This is the story of four puppies: Fi-Fi, Foo-Foo, Ooh-La-La, and Gaston. Gaston works the hardest at his lessons on how to be a proper pooch. He sips—never slobbers! He yips—never yaps! And he walks with grace—never races! Gaston fits right in with his poodle sisters. But a chance encounter with a bulldog family in the park—Rocky, Ricky, Bruno, and Antoinette—reveals there’s been a mix-up, and so Gaston and Antoinette switch places. The new families look right…but they don’t feel right. Can these puppies follow their noses—and their hearts—to find where they belong?

El Deafo

  • Filename: el-deafo.
  • ISBN: 9781613126219
  • Release Date: 2014-09-02
  • Number of pages: 248
  • Author: Cece Bell
  • Publisher: Abrams



A 2015 Newbery Honor Book Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator Cece Bell chronicles her hearing loss at a young age and her subsequent experiences with the Phonic Ear, a very powerful—and very awkward—hearing aid. The Phonic Ear gives Cece the ability to hear—sometimes things she shouldn’t—but also isolates her from her classmates. She really just wants to fit in and find a true friend, someone who appreciates her as she is. After some trouble, she is finally able to harness the power of the Phonic Ear and become “El Deafo, Listener for All.” And more importantly, declare a place for herself in the world and find the friend she’s longed for. PRAISE FOR EL DEAFO STARRED REVIEWS "A standout autobiography. Someone readers will enjoy getting to know." --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Worthy of a superhero." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "This empowering autobiographical story belongs right next to Raina Telgemeier’s Smile (2011) and Liz Prince’s Tomboy." --Booklist

Mexican Whiteboy

  • Filename: mexican-whiteboy.
  • ISBN: 1606867466
  • Release Date: 2010-01
  • Number of pages: 249
  • Author: Matt De La Pena
  • Publisher: Perfection Learning



Danny's father is Mexican and his mother is white. He spends his summer trying to figure out who he is with his family and on the baseball field.

Last Stop on Market Street

  • Filename: last-stop-on-market-street.
  • ISBN: 1520011350
  • Release Date: 2016-04-05
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Matt De La Pena
  • Publisher:



Join young CJ on a memorable ride as the 2016 Newbury winner comes to life in this dynamic video!

A Visit to William Blake s Inn

  • Filename: a-visit-to-william-blake-s-inn.
  • ISBN: 0152938230
  • Release Date: 1981
  • Number of pages: 44
  • Author: Nancy Willard
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt



Inspired by William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake’s imaginary inn and its unusual guests.

They All Saw a Cat

  • Filename: they-all-saw-a-cat.
  • ISBN: 1452150133
  • Release Date: 2016-08-30
  • Number of pages: 44
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books



In simple, rhythmic prose and stylized pictures, a cat walks through the world, and all the other creatures see and acknowledge the cat.

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