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My Teacher Is a Monster! No, I Am Not. By Peter Brown

New Arrivals for Children August 5, 2014

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Leah B. Says: Picture Book
Amazon Says: A young boy named Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! Luckily, Bobby c more...
Amazon Says: A young boy named Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! Luckily, Bobby can go to his favorite spot in the park on weekends to play. Until one day... he finds his teacher there! Over the course of one day, Bobby learns that monsters are not always what they seem. Each page is filled with "monstrous" details that will have kids reading the story again and again. Peter Brown takes a universal and timeless theme, and adds his own humorous spin to create another winner of a picture book. less...
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Drop It, Rocket! by Tad Hills
Leah B. Says: Beginning Reader
Amazon Says: Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is back in a Step 1 leveled reader. Rocket is r more...
Amazon Says: Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is back in a Step 1 leveled reader. Rocket is ready to find new words for his word tree with his teacher, the little yellow bird. He finds a leaf, a hat, and a star . . . but when he finds a red boot, he doesn’t want to let go. What will make Rocket drop it? With predictable patterns, simple words, lots of repetition, and bright, colorful illustrations, young readers will love this new Rocket book, which they can read all by themselves! less...
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Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: The adventure continues in this fourth book in the New York Times bestselling series. Strange things are happening at the frozen edge of the world. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and more...
Amazon Says: The adventure continues in this fourth book in the New York Times bestselling series. Strange things are happening at the frozen edge of the world. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have crisscrossed Erdas in their quest to stop the ruthless Conquerors. Only the four of them, supported by the gifts of their legendary spirit animals, have the power to defeat an evil takeover. While chasing down a lead in the cold North, the heroes arrive at a quiet village where not everything is as it seems. Rooting the truth out of this deceptively beautiful place won't be easy-and the team is already out of time. The Conquerors are right behind them. less...
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Leah B. Says: Nonfiction
Amazon Says: This innovative gift book allows kids to peek into the mind of George Washington and the more than 100 lessons by which he lived his life. Modern translations and hilarious ca more...
Amazon Says: This innovative gift book allows kids to peek into the mind of George Washington and the more than 100 lessons by which he lived his life. Modern translations and hilarious caricature illustrations provide a lighthearted and fun way to learn about history and good manners at the same time. Featuring the Rules of Civility that George Washington learned when he was a child, this book focuses on 50 of George's maxims, ranging from table manners to polite conversation to being a good citizen. Because the Rules of Civility are centuries old, this book also includes "translations" of the rules into contemporary and witty kid-friendly explanations that any young reader can relate to. Paired with laugh-out-loud illustrations, this book is a sure-fire guide to amazing etiquette. less...
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Leah B. Says: Beginning Reader
Amazon Says: Murilla Gorilla, the jungle detective, is woken up by a new case: Ms. Chimpanzee’s muffins were stolen. But who did it? It’s up to Murilla to find out... as long as sh more...
Amazon Says: Murilla Gorilla, the jungle detective, is woken up by a new case: Ms. Chimpanzee’s muffins were stolen. But who did it? It’s up to Murilla to find out... as long as she can find her badge first! Murilla may seem like a hopeless detective—disorganized, messy and always thinking about her next snack—but out of her mess come some pretty good ideas, and some pretty funny moments too. less...
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Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: A documentary crew has descended upon Westside Middle School to detail the life of an average seventh grader named Trevor Jones and his classmates. Using one-on-one intervie more...
Amazon Says: A documentary crew has descended upon Westside Middle School to detail the life of an average seventh grader named Trevor Jones and his classmates. Using one-on-one interviews and film footage, as well as notebook drawings, blueprints, clipboard sketches, and doodles, they will tell the story of one school's tricked-out makeover. Say good-bye to those squeaky seats, and hello to beanbag chairs? Find out what happens when a second film crew arrives and Trevor is forced to confront his no-change policy to help his best friend, Libby Gardner, trick out their school. When the paint finally dries, it will be epic. less...
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Leah B. Says: Nonfiction
Amazon Says: A visual guide for the very youngest birders. Discover all about birds! The first pages describe birds' amazing variety and adaptations, with sequences that show exactly how more...
Amazon Says: A visual guide for the very youngest birders. Discover all about birds! The first pages describe birds' amazing variety and adaptations, with sequences that show exactly how they fly. Life cycle spreads include a fantastic display of bird eggs. Find out about backyard birds and their dramatic lives, and also about birds in the most extreme habitats on Earth. And learn how to do simple, fun projects, like creating a bird-watching journal or a bird feeder. The digital companion book, BE A BIRDER, features audio calls from both backyard birds and more exotic species. less...
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At the Beach by Anne Rockwell
Leah B. Says: Picture Book
Amazon Says: A young girl spends a radiant summer day at the beach in this updated classic from the author of Apples and Pumpkins. Sun...sand...the bright blue ocean! There is so much for more...
Amazon Says: A young girl spends a radiant summer day at the beach in this updated classic from the author of Apples and Pumpkins. Sun...sand...the bright blue ocean! There is so much for a young girl to do on a visit to the beach: sand castles to build, seashells to gather, sandpipers to run with, and a picnic lunch to enjoy. This updated edition of a perennial summertime favorite includes new jacket art from Lizzy Rockwell and refreshed interior art and design. less...
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Bedtime for Chickies by Janee Trasler
Leah B. Says: Board Books
Amazon Says: Cheep cheep cheep! What does it take to get little Chickies to sleep? Meet the Chickies in their very first padded board book! With engaging rhymes, endearing illustrations, a more...
Amazon Says: Cheep cheep cheep! What does it take to get little Chickies to sleep? Meet the Chickies in their very first padded board book! With engaging rhymes, endearing illustrations, and a soft padded cover, these books are perfect for babies and toddlers to enjoy. Young readers will love to fall asleep along with the Chickies! less...
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Comics Squad: Recess! by Jennifer L. Holm
Leah B. Says: Graphic Novel
Amazon Says: A bust-your-gut-laughing graphic-novel anthology with original contributions from the most beloved names in the genre! * Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm * Jarrett J. Krosoczka * more...
Amazon Says: A bust-your-gut-laughing graphic-novel anthology with original contributions from the most beloved names in the genre! * Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm * Jarrett J. Krosoczka * Dav Pilkey * Dan Santat * Raina Telgemeier * Dave Roman * Ursula Vernon * Eric Wight * Gene Yang *   Wowza! Calling all kidz! Do you like comics? Do you like laughing till milk comes out of your nose?! Look no further—do we have the book for you! All your favorite comic creators are right here in this handy-dandy hilarious book! This all-star tribute to classic Sunday comics includes eight sidesplitting, action-packed stories about every kid’s favorite subject—RECESS! With popular characters from Babymouse and Lunch Lady and brand-new soon-to-be favorite characters from superstars including Dav Pilkey! Raina Telgemeier! Gene Yang! and many more! Comics Squad also features Pizza Monsters! Secret ninja clubs! Aliens! Talking desserts! Dinozilla! Death-defying escapes! Bad guys! Good guys! Medium guys! Superheroes! Bullies! Mean girls! Epic battles! True love! Outlandish schemes! Evil plans! Fun! Jokes! Terrible puns! And other surprises that will tickle your funny bone! WARNING: THIS BOOK MAY CAUSE EXCESSIVE LAUGHTER AND POSSIBLE SILLINESS. No assembly required. (Pizzatron 2000 not included.) less...
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