Family and Friends

Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Five to Nine
Bink and Gollie: Best Friends Forever Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763634971
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Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2013

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

 


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

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

 


The Beginner's Guide to Running Away from Home Cover Image
By Jennifer Huget, Red Nose Studio (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780375867392
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - June 25th, 2013

Frustrated with your family?  Thinking of running away?  Here are step-by-step instructions, including reasons to come back home.

 


The Frazzle Family Finds a Way Cover Image
By Ann Bonwill, Stephen Gammell (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780823424054
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Published: Holiday House - March 1st, 2013

Annie's family can't remember a single thing until she has a sudden revelation.

 


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Bluebird Cover Image
By Bob Staake, Bob Staake (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375870378
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - April 9th, 2013

In this nearly wordless story, blue and gray images depict the friendship between a boy and a bird and show the power of the relationship in the face of bullying.

 


Bramble and Maggie Give and Take Cover Image
By Jessie Haas, Alison Friend (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780763650216
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Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2013

The second in a series, this early chapter book is about the relationship between a girl, her horse, and her neighbor.

 


In the Tree House Cover Image
By Andrew Larsen, Dusan Petricic (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781554536351
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Published: Kids Can Press - April 1st, 2013

A boy yearns for a tree house and the companionship of his older brother. 

 


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Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316209175
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 17th, 2013

The anguish caused by a suddenly absent parent, expressed in a child's voice, evolves from despair into a powerful declaration of hope.

 


Theo's Mood: A Book of Feelings Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780807577783
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 1st, 2013

How does Theo identify his own mood? He has a new baby sister and is feeling confused.  Will his classmates help?

 


The Way Home Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781927583012
Availability: Special Order
Published: Second Story Press - April 15th, 2013

While Tory, a foster child, is at a temporary placement, she and a pony that is no longer of use to his family bond.  Will they be separated.

 


White Fur Flying Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442421721
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - April 8th, 2014

Silent nine-year-old Phillip moves next door with his aunt and uncle.  It takes the warmth of Zoe's family and a dog who loves him to get him talking.

 


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Building Our House Cover Image
By Jonathan Bean, Jonathan Bean (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374380236
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 8th, 2013

From weedy field to family home, this is a compelling look at the how-to's of construction and the experiences that bind a family. 

 


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