Join the children of Room 3 and Mrs. McBee as they find their own ways of helping each other get ready to leave and say good-bye. It's not just the end of the school year at Mayflower Elementary. It's time to say goodbye to Mrs. McBee, who is leaving the school. Jamaika, William, and the other kids... More Info
In the third installment of Claude's hilarious adventures, Claude and Sir Bobblysock pack their bags and go on vacation to the beach. They rescue a man from a shark, win a sandcastle-building competition, and hunt for pirate treasure. Of course, they make it back home just before Mr. and Mrs.... More Info
The ocean covers two-thirds of our planet. It is Earth's largest ecosystem, full of organisms that make a living in wildly different and even extreme environments. This clever collection of poems for kids describes the devious and sometimes surprising methods ocean denizens use to forage for food,... More Info
Aliens From Earth is an intriguing introduction to the serious and ongoing environmental problems caused by invasive plant and animal species. Describing various examples--from the accidental release of the gypsy moth into the United States to the deliberate introduction of rabbits to... More Info
Claude and his best friend, Sir Bobblysock, go to the Snowy Mountains where they throw snowballs, learn to ski, and more until Claude's loud voice starts an avalanche, trapping Sir Bobblysock and the only Mountain Rescue person under a huge pile of snow.
Melissa Stewart shares with young readers the basic facts about butterflies, including how they transform from caterpillars to butterflies, where they live, what they eat, and how they benefit plants and animals. Sidebars throughout the book contain information about how human action has harmed... More Info
When Claude the dog and his friend, Sir Bobblysock, decide to have a vacation at the beach, Claude rescues a man from a shark, Sir Bobblysock wins a sand sculpting contest, and both go in search of pirate treasure.
Ding Dong! Gorilla! While his mother gets ready upstairs, a boy is waiting for delivery of a great big pizza with extra cheese. When the doorbell rings, it isnÕt the pizza guy itÕs a gorilla! Without even being invited in, the gorilla heads straight for mischief. He dumps out the boyÕs toy box,... More Info
Charlie Bumpers is sure he does not stand a chance of getting along with his fourth grade teacher and despite his best efforts to be neat and well-behaved, he always seems to be in trouble until he discovers her secret.
Tiger in My Soup When a boy is left in the care of his older sister, he begs her to read him his favorite book, but she is too absorbed in her own reading to pay him any attention. She won't be distracted, even when the boy finds a ravenous tiger hiding in his soup! His sister misses all the... More Info
Prairie Chicken Little In this prairie-style twist on Chicken Little, Mary McBlicken hears a rumble and is sure a stampede s a comin'! She sets off to warn Cowboy Stan and Red Dog Dan, gathering up her friends along the way. Before they can get there, though, the band of prairie critters gets... More Info
In Brooklyn, New York, in 1947, a boy learns about discrimination and tolerance as he and his deaf father share their enthusiasm over baseball and the Dodgers' first baseman, Jackie Robinson.
After school Luther works part-time with a vet who rescues and retrains birds of prey, but when he questions many of the community's beliefs about land use, he risks alienation from his friends and family.
Penguin helps organize the annual talent show because he cannot identify his own gift, but when the show is over and the performers throw a party to show how much they appreciate Penguin's work, his aptitude becomes clear.