Coming of Age

Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Five to Nine
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. 

 


All about Ellie Cover Image
By Callie Barkley, Marsha Riti (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781442457881
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Published: Little Simon - January 1st, 2013

When Ellie gets a starring role in the spring play, she neglects her friends and the animals in the Critter Club shelter.

 


Amy and the Missing Puppy Cover Image
By Callie Barkley, Marsha Riti (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781442457690
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Published: Little Simon - January 1st, 2013

The rescue of a Saint Bernard puppy leads Amy and her friends to start an animal rescue center.

 


My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood Cover Image
By Tameka Fryer Brown, Shane Evans (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780670012855
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Published: Viking Children's Books - March 7th, 2013

A color for each mood, expressed in rhyme, describes Jamie's feelings as a middle child in a large family.

 


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My Happy Life Cover Image
By Rose Lagercrantz, Eva Eriksson (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781877579356
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Published: Gecko Press - January 1st, 2013

Dani starts at a new school.  She makes a best friend, Ella, but then Ella moves away.

 


No Ordinary Family Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735841499
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: NorthSouth (NY) - September 1st, 2013

When their parents divorce, the seven bandit children must adjust to new members in the family.

 


Stones for Grandpa Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780761374961
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Published: Kar-Ben Publishing - March 1st, 2013

A young boy recaptures joyful memories of his grandpa who died one year ago.

 


The Web Cover Image
By Nette Hilton, Kerry Millard (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781610670876
Availability: Special Order
Published: Kane/Miller Book Publishers - January 1st, 2013

Jenny is close to her great grandmother, Violet-Anne, and stays in her wonderful old house full of secrets until her parents decide that Violet-Anne must go to a nursing home "to be safe". 

 


Zombelina Cover Image
By Kristyn Crow, Molly Idle (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780802728036
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Published: Walker & Company - July 9th, 2013

Being inexperienced - or green - doesn't keep Zombelina from dance class.  But will her stage fright turn her dance recital into a ghastly affair?

 


Ben Rides on: A Picture Book Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781596437944
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 21st, 2013

Colorful illustrations bring to life the tale of an imposing bully, a stolen bicycle, and a lesson learned.

 


The Year of Billy Miller Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062268129
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 17th, 2013

As Billy enters second grade, he fears he might have trouble keeping up, but the school year holds surprises, fun, and valuable life lessons for him.