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First Chapter Books
The next step beyond Easy Reader books; these books are sometimes called Transition Readers.
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  Cover Art: Cam Jansen and the Basketball Mystery Adler, David A.
Cam Jansen and the Basketball Mystery
When a special autographed basketball is stolen, Cam Jansen uses her photographic memory to identify the thief.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Ivy + Bean What's the Big Idea? Barrows, Annie
Ivy Bean What's the Big Idea?
When all the second grade students must enter the science fair, which has global warming as its theme, best friends Ivy and Bean team up to create an unusual project.
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Blue Ghost Bauer, Marion Dane
The Blue Ghost
At her grandmother's log cabin, nine-year-old Liz is led to make contact with children she believes may be her ancestors.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Stanley Flat Again! Brown, Jeff
Stanley Flat Again!
After Stanley Lambchop goes flat once again, he uses his flatness to help win a sailboat race and to rescue a classmate from a collapsed building.
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  Cover Art: Boo's Surprise Byars, Betsy Cromer
Boo's Surprise
Boo finds an egg that hatches into a new dinosaur.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: More Stories Huey Tells Cameron, Ann
More Stories Huey Tells
Huey, his older brother Julian, and their family and friends plant a garden, play basketball, try to get Huey's father to stop smoking, learn about the universe, and more.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Spy On Third Base Christopher, Matt
The Spy On Third Base
A third baseman is sick with anxiety about whether or not to help his team by using his knack for knowing where the batter is going to hit the ball.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Jake Drake Teacher's Pet Clements, Andrew
Jake Drake Teacher's Pet
Jake remembers the terrible days in third grade when everybody thought he was the teachers' pet.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Bink & Gollie DiCamillo, Kate
Bink & Gollie
Two roller-skating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures involving outrageously bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Mercy Watson : Something Wonky this Way Comes DiCamillo, Kate
Mercy Watson : Something Wonky this Way Comes
Mr. and Mrs. Watson and their porcine wonder, Mercy, are off to the Bijou Drive-In. With the tempting scent of hot buttered popcorn wafting through the air, everyone's favorite pig leads the way in this hilarious romp featuring movies, mayhem, and Mercy!
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  Cover Art: Nikki & Deja : the Newsy News Newsletter English, Karen
Nikki & Deja : the Newsy News Newsletter
When Nikki and her best friend, Deja, start a newsletter about what is happening on their street and in their school, they focus more on writing exciting stories than on finding the truth.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Hundred Dresses Estes, Eleanor
The Hundred Dresses
In winning a medal she is no longer there to receive, a tight-lipped little Polish girl teaches her classmates a lesson.
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: My Father's Dragon Gannett, Ruth Stiles
My Father's Dragon
A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Owen Foote Mighty Scientist Greene, Stephanie
Owen Foote Mighty Scientist
Third grade best friends Owen and Joseph struggle to come up with a great science fair project that they will both enjoy doing, then something goes wrong and they have to change their plans two days before the fair.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Sable Hesse, Karen
Sable
Tate Marshall is delighted when a stray dog turns up in the yard one day, but Sable, named for her dark, silky fur, causes trouble with the neighbors and has to go.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Mouse Family Robinson King-Smith, Dick
The Mouse Family Robinson
After a close call with the cat who stalks the hallways, a family of wild mice, including adventurous young Beaumont and elderly Uncle Brown, emigrates to a more mouse-friendly house down the block.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Penguin Problem Klein, Abby
The Penguin Problem
Freddy's first grade class is learning all about penguins. When the class discovers some are endangered, they want to help. Can Freddy come up with a good plan to save the penguins?
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  Cover Art: Horrible Harry and the Secret Treasure Kline, Suzy
Horrible Harry and the Secret Treasure
Third-grader Harry thinks of a way to patch up a conflict with his schoolmate Mary and include his friends in a fun detective case with rewards for everyone, including Grandpa.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Kid Who Saved Superman Kupperberg, Paul
The Kid Who Saved Superman
When a series of earthquakes ripple across the planet, a school field trip turns deadly and only Superman can rescue them. With the Man of Steel weakened by the radioactive rock, a student must save the day.
Children's Fiction Book KUPPERB
  Cover Art: Dracula Madness Labatt, Mary
Dracula Madness
No ordinary dog, Sam is a detective with a nose for sniffing out a mystery even in a small town as uneventful as Woodford. After Jennie and her friend Beth show Sam the creepiest house in town, the dog detective is on the case.
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