They were watching...and waiting
At twelve, Maggie had been thrown out of more boarding schools than she cared to remember. "Impossible to handle," they said -- nasty, mean, disobedient, rebellious, thieving -- anything they could say to explain why she must be removed from the school.
Maggie was thin and pale, with shabby clothes and stringy hair, when she arrived at her new home. "It was a mistake to bring her here," said Maggie's great-aunts, whose huge stone house looked like another boarding school -- or a prison. But they took her in anyway. ...
For thousands of years, the legendary dragon has inspired awe and wonder in cultures the world over. Now Michael Hague, one of America's most beloved painters of fantasy, boldly captures seventeen classic dragon tales. Within these pages are the stories of heroic dragon slayers such as Perseus, St. George, and Sigurd, as well as the magical writings of J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis. The mythical dragon will be very real indeed for all who read these enchanting tales.
What is a hole?A hole is when you step in ityou go down
A hole isfor a mouseto live in.
And, of course,a hole is to dig.
This is the funniest bookof definitions you'll ever read!
Who will help him out?
First, frog lends a hand. Then sheep helps push, too. But duck's truck won't come unstuck! Can anyone help him get out of the muck? Or is duck out of luck?
Find out in this rollicking read-aloud by the inimitable Jez Alborough.
Sharing and caring make everybody happy.
Toddlers will laugh as they learn the importance of sharing toys and food, appreciating others, taking turns, and other fundamentals of good manners in this cheery book by Cindy Post Senning and Peggy Post, codirectors of The Emily Post Institute—the most trusted name in etiquette. Illustrated by talented artist Leo Landry, Emily's Sharing and Caring Book explains two underlying principles of etiquette with a positive, fun attitude and in terms that every kid can understand.
2000-2001 Georgia's Picture Storybook Award & Georgia's Children's Book Award Masterlist
The year is 1614. Recently orphaned Lizzy Tinker has lived half of her twelve years in Holland, but she does not feel at home there. Lizzy belongs to a small congregation of religious refugees who have fled England in order to worship as they choose. The Dutch people enjoy a free and easy lifestyle that Master William Brewster constantly admonishes his austere English Pilgrims to resist. Many find this difficult, including Lizzy. Although the Brewsters took her in when her father died, she doesn't feel at home with them either. Her undisciplined tongue always seems to get her in trouble. What ...
Notable 1992 Children's Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children 1992 (NSTA/CBC)A Reading Rainbow Selection