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EllRay Jakes Is Magic! by Sally Warner

New Arrivals for Children March 18, 2014

Check out these (and more) new arrivals for children at Richland Library.


EllRay Jakes Is Magic by Sally Warner
Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: When EllRay and his friends hear about the school talent show, they’re not impressed. They’re too old for that stuff. But Mrs. Sanchez their teacher isn’t so quick to le more...
Amazon Says: When EllRay and his friends hear about the school talent show, they’re not impressed. They’re too old for that stuff. But Mrs. Sanchez their teacher isn’t so quick to let her students off the hook. Five students MUST try-out, and EllRay somehow ends up being one of them. Now he must figure out something he’s talented at….like, maybe magic? With some unexpected help from his dad, a scientist, EllRay begins to realize that he does have talent and brains, after all. And, most of all, that he has more in common with his dad than he thought. But now the pressure’s on to show his classmates and the whole school that EllRay IS magic less...
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It's Raining! by Gail Gibbons
Leah B. Says: Nonfiction
Amazon Says: What makes rain? From drizzle to downpour, here s information on the different kinds of rain and how to prepare if a storm is approaching. more...
Amazon Says: What makes rain? From drizzle to downpour, here s information on the different kinds of rain and how to prepare if a storm is approaching. less...
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Sophie's Terrible Twos by Rosemary Wells
Leah B. Says: Picture Book
Amazon Says: Oh no! Sophie got up on the wrong side of the crib!    Nothing is right:  birthday dress, birthday pancakes, or fairy wings.   Then Granny and Sophie pay a visit to Ze more...
Amazon Says: Oh no! Sophie got up on the wrong side of the crib!    Nothing is right:  birthday dress, birthday pancakes, or fairy wings.   Then Granny and Sophie pay a visit to Zeke’s Palace of Costumes .   Suddenly Sophie gets a chance to become a truly terrible two.   Rosemary Wells captures a Terrible Two morning that will make both youngsters and oldsters laugh out loud. less...
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My First Book of Wild Animals by National Wildlife Federation
Leah B. Says: Board Book
Amazon Says: A snowy owl flying, a giant panda climbing, a huge gray whale emerging from the waves: See these beautiful animals in the wild, where they belong. These amazing photos from th more...
Amazon Says: A snowy owl flying, a giant panda climbing, a huge gray whale emerging from the waves: See these beautiful animals in the wild, where they belong. These amazing photos from the archives of the National Wildlife Federation showcase a menagerie of marvelous creatures. Children will look wide-eyed at a herd of wildebeests rushing through water; a mama brown bear attending to her adorable cubs; a smiling alligator, its powerful jaws opened wide; adult elephants protectively surrounding their young; and more. While enjoying their close-up look at this wonderful world of wildlife, kids will gain an early and lifelong appreciation for the marvelous creatures who also call Earth home. less...
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Winter Sky by Patricia Reilly Giff
Leah B. Says: Novel
Amazon Says: Sirens! A scary sound, especially to Siria, whose brave pop is a firefighter. Siria loves everyone at Pop's city firehouse. She also loves to study the stars. Her mother name more...
Amazon Says: Sirens! A scary sound, especially to Siria, whose brave pop is a firefighter. Siria loves everyone at Pop's city firehouse. She also loves to study the stars. Her mother named her after the brightest start in the winter sky.       When Siria hears sirens, she sneaks out to chase the trucks, to bring Pop and the other firefighters luck. She'd be in big trouble if she ever got caught. Good thing her best friend, Douglas, is always by her side.    As Christmas approaches, Siria suspects that someone in the neighborhood is setting fires. She has to find out who's doing it. When clues point to a surprising suspect, she realizes that solving this mystery will take all kinds of courage.    Patricia Reilly Giff, the author of many beloved and award-winning books, is at her best in this action-packed story. In Winter Sky, friends, family, and a very special dog help Siria see how brave she really is. less...
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Leah B. Says: Graphic Novel
Amazon Says: Utah, USA, 1869. Work on the Transcontinental Railroad connecting the east and west coasts keeps suffering mysterious mousehaps. Can it be the dastardly work of Catardone and more...
Amazon Says: Utah, USA, 1869. Work on the Transcontinental Railroad connecting the east and west coasts keeps suffering mysterious mousehaps. Can it be the dastardly work of Catardone and his band of Pirate Cats? In the unlikely role of deputy sheriff, Geronimo Stilton must once again save the future by protecting the past! less...
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Leah B. Says: Beginning Reader
Amazon Says: Abracadabra! Kalamazoo! Rocky and Judy astound and amaze in the Greatest Backyard Magic Show on Earth! Rocky is perfecting the tricks for his magic show when Judy Mood more...
Amazon Says: Abracadabra! Kalamazoo! Rocky and Judy astound and amaze in the Greatest Backyard Magic Show on Earth! Rocky is perfecting the tricks for his magic show when Judy Moody offers to be his assistant. Rocky agrees, but it turns out that Judy — or Stella the Spectacular as she calls herself — is the most UN-spectacular assistant ever. When she gets ketchup all over the magic rabbit, the Amazing Mr. Magic has had enough! Is Rocky’s magic good enough to mend his and Judy’s friendship? From Megan McDonald comes a Judy Moody story just right for newly independent readers. less...
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Big Rig by Jamie A. Swenson
Leah B. Says: Picture Book
Amazon Says: Come along for the ride as Frankie the big rig truck takes us on the job, driving past kiddie cars (school buses) and land yachts (RVs). Hear the horn blow and the wipers schw more...
Amazon Says: Come along for the ride as Frankie the big rig truck takes us on the job, driving past kiddie cars (school buses) and land yachts (RVs). Hear the horn blow and the wipers schwat the windshield clean. But, BANG! SHHUUU! Uh-oh: a blow-out! Don't worry, a service truck saves the day so we can get the job done and make a very special delivery. Every kid will love to learn the truck driver lingo in the story, and shout out their own sound effects as they return for another ride, read after read. Author Jamie Swenson takes readers from zero to sixty with her fast-talking truck and Ned Young's bright and engaging illustrations. less...
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Leah B. Says: Biography
Amazon Says: Florence Nightingale revolutionized the world of medicine by emphasizing cleanliness, food that was hot and nutritious, and organization in hospitals. What began as an attempt more...
Amazon Says: Florence Nightingale revolutionized the world of medicine by emphasizing cleanliness, food that was hot and nutritious, and organization in hospitals. What began as an attempt to make army hospitals safer and more effective became a lifelong mission, and remains relevant today.  This new picture book biography of Florence Nightingale, from celebrated author and artist Demi, beautifully portrays the story of Florence's life and explores the long-lasting effects of her career. less...
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