Great Source Summer Success Reading: Read Aloud Book Every Living ThingMODERN CURRICULUM PRESS #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Each captures the moment when someone's life changes -- when an animal causes a human being to see things in a different way, and, perhaps, changes his life. Here are twelve deeply moving short stories from the perceptive pen of Cynthia Rylant.
My Life in Dog YearsYearling #ad - My Life in Dog Years #ad - In each chapter he tells of one special dog, the sled dog who saved his life; Snowball, among them Cookie, the grim protector; and his true friend Josh, the puppy he owned as a boy in the Philippines; Ike, his mysterious hunting companion; Dirk, a brilliant border collie. Gary paulsen has owned dozens of unforgettable and amazing dogs.
Used book in Good Condition. Trade paperback.
Upside Down in the Middle of NowhereChronicle Books #ad - She's having a party, her mama is making a big cake, and she has a good feeling about a certain wrapped box. It means she's older, wiser, more responsible. Armani curtis can think about only one thing: her tenth birthday. Trade paperback. Turning ten years old is a big deal to Armani. Used book in Good Condition.
Chronicle Books. A gripping story of courage and survival, Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere celebrates the power of hope and love in the face of the unthinkable. But when hurricane katrina hits the lower nines of New Orleans and tears her world apart, Armani realizes that being ten means being brave, watching loved ones die, and mustering all her strength to help her family weather the storm.
Maniac MageeLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers ING0316809063 #ad - Chronicle Books. Used book in Good Condition. This is where the myth of maniac Magee begins, as he changes the lives of a racially divided small town with his amazing and legendary feats. Includes an introduction from Newbery Award-winning author of The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate. Little Brown Young Readers.
Jeffrey lionel "maniac" magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadn't made him an orphan. A newbery medal winning modern classic about a racially divided small town and a boy who runs. Trade paperback. After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle for eight years, he decides to run--and not just run away, but run.
Nim's IslandYearling #ad - She also has an interesting new e-mail pal. Used book in Good Condition. Chronicle Books. But when her father’s cell-phone calls stop coming and disaster seems near, Nim has to be stronger and braver than she’s ever been before. And she’ll need all her friends to help her. And e-mail. So she’s not afraid when her scientist dad sails off to study plankton for three days, leaving her alone on their island.
Nim's Island #ad - An island. Besides, it’s not as if no one’s looking after her–she’s got a sea lion to mother her and an iguana for comic relief. Meet nim–a modern-day robinson crusoe! She can chop down bananas with a machete, climb tall palm trees, and start a fire with a piece of glass. Little Brown Young Readers.
A girl. An iguana. Trade paperback. Yearling Books.
Grandfather's Dance Sarah, Plain and TallHarperCollins #ad - The moon rises. Yearling Books. Trade paperback. The candle flickers in the gentle prairie wind. The fifth book in the series that began with the Newbery Medal–winning Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. Jack leans back on Grandfather's shoulder. Little Brown Young Readers. Chronicle Books. Aunt mattie's knitting needles click in the dark.
I close my eyes to keep everything there. Could anything be more perfect than a prairie wedding? cassie Witting doesn't think so, dancing under a clear blue sky, a long white dress with a wedding veil, aunts from faraway Maine, for her sister Anna's wedding brings two lovebirds together, and a world that smells of roses.
Grandfather's Dance Sarah, Plain and Tall #ad - As the witting family comes together for this most special day, joy, brother Jack on Grandfather's lap, Cassie sees that life brings the change of seasons, sorrow, and a special dance only Grandfather does. Used book in Good Condition. HarperTrophy.
More Perfect than the Moon Sarah, Plain and TallHarperCollins #ad - Little Brown Young Readers. Used book in Good Condition. Yearling Books. And cassie learns that unexpected surprises can bring great joy. I am invisible. But just as life changes, people change too. I can make myself so small and quiet and hidden that sometimes no one knows I am there to watch and listen. Cassie spends her days watching grandfather and Caleb in the barn, Sarah, spying on her mother, looking out at Papa working the fields, feeding the goslings.
More Perfect than the Moon Sarah, Plain and Tall #ad - HarperTrophy. The fourth book in the series that began with the Newbery Medal–winning Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan. I am a watcher. She's an observer, a writer, a storyteller. Cassie isn't so sure. Trade paperback. Everything is as it should be. But change is inevitable, even on the prairie. Something new is expected, and Sarah says it will be the perfect gift.
I am a listener, too. Chronicle Books.
Skylark Sequel to "Sarah, Plain and Tall" Harper TrophyHarper Trophy #ad - So sarah took anna and Caleb back east, where they would be safe. Yearling Books. Little Brown Young Readers. Papa stayed behind. She tries, but she can't help remembering what she knew first. Sarah came to the prairie from Maine to marry Papa. Fires swept across the fields and coyotes came to the well in search of water.
HarperTrophy. Would she and caleb and sarah and Papa ever be a family again? Used book in Good Condition. He would not leave his land. Maine was beautiful, but Anna missed home, and Papa. But that summer, a drought turned the land dry and brown. Chronicle Books. The second book in the series that began with the Newbery Medal–winning Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.
Skylark Sequel to "Sarah, Plain and Tall" Harper Trophy #ad - My mother, Sarah, doesn't love the prairie. Trade paperback. Harper Trophy. And as the weeks went by, she began to wonder what would happen if the rains never came.
Bridge to TerabithiaHarperCollins 9780064401845 #ad - It will take the love of his family and the strength that Leslie has given him for Jess to be able to deal with his grief. Jess aarons has been practicing all summer so he can be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. One morning, leslie goes to Terabithia without Jess and a tragedy occurs. Chronicle Books.
The 40th anniversary edition of the classic newbery medal-winning title by beloved author Katherine Paterson, with brand-new bonus materials including an author's note by Katherine herself and a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Kate DiCamillo. Used book in Good Condition. The two become fast friends and spend most days in the woods behind Leslie’s house, where they invent an enchanted land called Terabithia.
Bridge to Terabithia #ad - Yearling Books. And he almost is, leslie Burke, until the new girl in school, outpaces him. Harper Trophy. 9780064401845. Bridge to terabithia was also named an ala notable children’s book and has become a touchstone of children’s literature, as have many of Katherine Paterson’s other novels, including The Great Gilly Hopkins and Jacob Have I Loved.
Trade paperback. HarperTrophy.
The Thieves of Ostia The Roman MysteriesOrion Children's #ad - The Thieves of Ostia The Roman Mysteries #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The first in caroline lawrence's internationally bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a fantastic new cover look. Chronicle Books. 9780064401845. Yearling Books. The daughter of a ship's captain living in ostia, in ad79, a jewish boy and secretly a Christian; Nubia, a mute beggar boy, Jonathan, she and her three friends, must work together to discover who is beheading the watchdogs that guard people's homes, an African slave girl; and Lupus, the port of Rome, and why.
A talented storyteller, caroline Lawrence has created a delightfully readable and accessible series that children will want to read time and time again. Trade paperback. Orion Children's Books. Harper Trophy. Flavia gemina is a natural at solving mysteries. Little Brown Young Readers. HarperTrophy.