Beginning Readers

Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Five to Nine
A Big Guy Took My Ball! Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423174912
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - May 21st, 2013

Elephant wants to help Piggie get her ball back, but the big guy is really, really big. 

 


El Globo Grande y Mojado: Toon Level 2 Cover Image
By Liniers (Illustrator)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781935179405
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Published: Toon Books - September 10th, 2013

Matilda teaches her younger sister all the delights of a rainy day - thunder, rainbows, and splashing. 

 


Bink & Gollie: Best Friends Forever Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763634971
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - April 23rd, 2013

The friendship between companions of different sizes and ideas survives imaginative exploits in three short stories.

 


Boris for the Win Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545484497
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Published: Scholastic - July 30th, 2013

Boris has big ideas that lead him and his friends on adventures. Each book ends with an activity.

 

 


Dig, Scoop, Ka-Boom! Cover Image
By Joan Holub, David Gordon (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780375869105
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 25th, 2013

Mighty trucks and sight words in rhyme capture the joy of biulding in a playground.

 


Penny and Her Marble Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780062082053
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 27th, 2013

During her walk, Penny finds a marble. Whose is it?  Should she keep it?

 


A Pet Named Sneaker: The Wildfire Series Cover Image
By Joan Heilbroner, Pascal Lemaitre (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780307975805
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2013

Colorful, cartoon-like illustrations accompany this story of a pet snake who proves to be far more than meets the eye.

 


Pinch and Dash and the Terrible Couch Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781580893794
Availability: Special Order
Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - February 1st, 2013

Oh no! Pinch gets a very unwelcome surprise.  What can he do about it?

 


Poppy the Pirate Dog Cover Image
By Liz Kessler, Mike Phillips (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780763665692
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - August 27th, 2013

A family of four and Poppy, their fearful Dalmatian, seek the perfect pirate boat ride.

 


Robot, Go Bot! Cover Image
By Dana M. Rau, Wook Jin Jung (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780375870835
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 25th, 2013

Simple words in comic-style balloons tell the engaging story of a bossy girl and her robot.

 


Squirrels on Skis Cover Image
By J. Hamilton Ray, Pascal Lemaitre (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780449810811
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2013

In this far-fetched, rhyming tall tale, an intrepid girl reporter tries to lure away the squirrels invading her town.

 


Big Bad Wolf Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780807583524
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 1st, 2013

It's a busy day at City Hospital.  Little Red can't find Grandma and the Big Bad Wolf is choking on something...or someone.

 


Itsy Bitsy Spider Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780807583586
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 1st, 2013

What happened whenafter the spider got "washed out" of a waterspout?  A humorous continuation of the classic tale.