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A Hundred Horses, by Sarah Lean

New Arrivals for Children February 4, 2014

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A Hundred Horses by Sarah Lean
Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: From the author of A Dog Called Homeless, winner of the Schneider Family Book Award, comes another gentle novel with a touch of magic about the power of friendship and the tru more...
Amazon Says: From the author of A Dog Called Homeless, winner of the Schneider Family Book Award, comes another gentle novel with a touch of magic about the power of friendship and the truth of belonging.Nell isn't happy about spending her vacation on a farm, but when she meets a half-wild and mysterious girl named Angel, the two girls are tied in an adventure that may help Nell discover something special about herself—and the most special of a hundred horses.Girls and horses are a classic pairing, and fans of favorites such as My Friend Flicka and Misty of Chincoteague are sure to love the heartwarming friendship story and adorable—magical—animals in A Hundred Horses. less...
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Leah B. Says: Board Book
Amazon Says: Baby explores the wonders of winter in this seasonal lift-the-flap board book from Karen Katz! It’s wintertime! What will Baby see? What’s outside the window? Look more...
Amazon Says: Baby explores the wonders of winter in this seasonal lift-the-flap board book from Karen Katz! It’s wintertime! What will Baby see? What’s outside the window? Look! Giant snowflakes! Little ones will love lifting the flaps in this book to reveal a red sled, a giant snowplow, a cute furry groundhog, and everything else that Baby loves about winter! The sturdy format and easy-to-lift flaps are perfect for parents and children to share. less...
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Breezy Brookshire , Audrey Bunny, Angie Smith by Angie Smith Breezy Brookshire
Leah B. Says: Picture Book
Amazon Says: From best-selling women's author Angie Smith (I Will Carry You, Mended) comes this sweet children's book about a stuffed animal named Audrey Bunny who fears her imperfections more...
Amazon Says: From best-selling women's author Angie Smith (I Will Carry You, Mended) comes this sweet children's book about a stuffed animal named Audrey Bunny who fears her imperfections make her unworthy of a little girl's love. She'll learn the truth soon enough, and young readers will learn that everyone is special and wonderfully made by God. less...
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TIME For Kids Almanac 2014 by Editors of Time for Kids Magazine
Leah B. Says: Nonfiction
Amazon Says: Packed with facts, stats and news from around the country and around the world, the TIME For Kids Almanac 2014 includes information on topics ranging from animals to acid rain more...
Amazon Says: Packed with facts, stats and news from around the country and around the world, the TIME For Kids Almanac 2014 includes information on topics ranging from animals to acid rain, voting rules to video games, sports stars to space exploration-and much more. This richly designed resource for kids features more than 800 photos, maps, lists and time lines, and is sure to keep young readers engaged, entertained and learning-all at once. With more than 3.5 million subscribers, TIME For Kids is the No. 1 trusted source for up-to-date kid-friendly news. The 2014 Almanac is a must-have for all 8- to 12-year-olds, pairing important news and indispensable info from the award-winning magazine with fascinating facts, puzzles, quizzes, and interactive sidebars. Whether they want to learn about global warming or Grammy winners, curious kids will find exactly what they need within the colorful pages of the TIME For Kids Almanac 2014. less...
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State Showdown by Matt Christopher
Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: In the third book of this five book Little League Baseball® series, pitcher Carter Jones and his Forest Park All-Star teammates move on to Sectionals competition. Catcher Lia more...
Amazon Says: In the third book of this five book Little League Baseball® series, pitcher Carter Jones and his Forest Park All-Star teammates move on to Sectionals competition. Catcher Liam McGrath, Carter's cousin, has to work together with a rival-turned-teammate. © 2013 Little League Baseball, Incorporated. less...
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It's Valentine's Day by Jack Prelutsky
Leah B. Says: Beginning Reader
Amazon Says: These fourteen silly, sweet poems by nationally bestselling author Jack Prelutsky are perfect for Valentine's Day. This Level 4 I Can Read title is ideal for readers who are r more...
Amazon Says: These fourteen silly, sweet poems by nationally bestselling author Jack Prelutsky are perfect for Valentine's Day. This Level 4 I Can Read title is ideal for readers who are ready for wordplay, exciting themes, and fun vocabulary words! Fourteen easy-to-read poems go straight to the heart—and the funny bone—of the fourteenth of February. Jack Prelutsky, the nation's first children's poet laureate and a popular and bestselling poet, does for Valentine's Day what he has already done for Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Halloween—and the results are delectable. Publishers Weekly said, "Cheers for Prelutsky, ingenious rhymester beloved by children who recognize themselves in collections like this." It's Valentine's Day! is illustrated in full color, and it is a perfect choice for independent readers as well as a perfect bridge to chapter books. less...
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Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: At Ever After High, an enchanting boarding school, the children of fairytale legends prepare themselves to fulfill their destinies as the next generation of Snow Whites, Princ more...
Amazon Says: At Ever After High, an enchanting boarding school, the children of fairytale legends prepare themselves to fulfill their destinies as the next generation of Snow Whites, Prince Charmings and Evil Queens...whether they want to or not. Each year on Legacy Day, students sign the Storybook of Legends to seal their scripted fates. For generations, the Village of Book End has whispered that refusing to sign means The End-both for a story and for a life. As the daughter of the Evil Queen, Raven Queen's destiny is to follow in her mother's wicked footsteps, but evil is so not Raven's style. She's starting to wonder, what if she rewrote her own story? The royal Apple White, daughter of the Fairest of Them All, has a happy ever after planned for herself, but it depends upon Raven feeding her a poison apple in their future. What if Raven doesn't sign the Storybook of Legends? It could mean a happily never after for them both. less...
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Leah B. Says: Graphic Novel
Amazon Says: Avatar Aang travels to the spirit world to parley with an ancient power, bringing Fire Lord Zuko ever closer to discovering the truth about his mother's fate - and his own pas more...
Amazon Says: Avatar Aang travels to the spirit world to parley with an ancient power, bringing Fire Lord Zuko ever closer to discovering the truth about his mother's fate - and his own past. Yet Zuko's sister, Azula, is becoming increasingly dangerous, threatening to ruin everything that Zuko, Aang, Katara, and Sokka have struggled to achieve on their search! Written and drawn by the creative team behind the best-selling Avatar: The Promise, Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, in collaboration with Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, this is the ultimate continuation of Avatar and the perfect companion to Legend of Korra! less...
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The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig
Leah B. Says: Picture Book
Amazon Says: Meet Brian, the invisible boy. Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday party . . . until, that is, a new kid comes to class. more...
Amazon Says: Meet Brian, the invisible boy. Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday party . . . until, that is, a new kid comes to class. When Justin, the new boy, arrives, Brian is the first to make him feel welcome. And when Brian and Justin team up to work on a class project together, Brian finds a way to shine. From esteemed author and speaker Trudy Ludwig and acclaimed illustrator Patrice Barton, this gentle story shows how small acts of kindness can help children feel included and allow them to flourish. Any parent, teacher, or counselor looking for material that sensitively addresses the needs of quieter children will find The Invisible Boy a valuable and important resource.  Includes backmatter with discussion questions and resources for further reading.  less...
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