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Elementary Grades: 1-3
Beginning chapter books for young readers. Look for other books in series by the same authors. see also more books for beginning readers
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Gr 1-3
  Cover Art: Good Luck Anna Hibiscus! Atinuke
Good Luck Anna Hibiscus!
Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa. She can't wait to fly across the world and visit her granny in Canada. But can she find enough warm clothes for the cold winter weather? And will her family miss her?
110 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Mr. Popper's Penguins Atwater, Richard
Mr. Popper's Penguins
The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar regions.
138 p. 1938
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Cinderella Smith : the More the Merrier Barden, Stephanie
Cinderella Smith : the More the Merrier
Cinderella and Erin are hard at work learning to spell real words, because whoever wins first place in the spelling bee gets to pick the theme of the class party!
139 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Golden Ghost Bauer, Marion Dane
The Golden Ghost
On a bike outing to the abandoned houses by the old cement mill, Delsie and her friend Todd discover one of the houses is not empty -- and a ghost dog haunts the area.
86 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Violet Mackerel's Natural Habitat Branford, Anna
Violet Mackerel's Natural Habitat
Violet is the smallest in her family, and has a special affinity for Small Things everywhere. When she finds a tiny ladybug in the garden, she puts it in a jar, and feeds her cheese toast. Then Violet wakes up to a horrible surprise.
2013
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Bad Kitty School Daze Bruel, Nick
Bad Kitty School Daze
When Kitty's owners have finally had enough of her bad behavior, it's time to ship her off to obedience school.
150 p. 2013
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.
118 p. 1997
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Chocolate Touch Catling, Patrick
The Chocolate Touch
A boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate.
126 p. 1979
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Socks Cleary, Beverly
Socks
The happy home life of Socks, the cat, is disrupted by the addition of a new baby to the household.
138, 9 p. 2008
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Legend of Diamond Lil : a J. J. Tully Mystery Cronin, Doreen
The Legend of Diamond Lil : a J. J. Tully Mystery
JJ, the search and rescue dog, is ready for a bit of rest and relaxation after solving the mystery of the missing chicks, but there is a new dog next door who is stealing the attention of Moosh and her chicks and the threat of a roaming possum keeps JJ on the alert.
125 p. 2012
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  Cover Art: Fantastic Mr. Fox Dahl, Roald
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family.
81 p. 1998
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Mercy Watson Fights Crime DiCamillo, Kate
Mercy Watson Fights Crime
Mercy the pig's love of buttered toast leads to the capture of a small thief who would rather be a cowboy. Leroy Ninker is a small man with a big dream: he wants to be a cowboy, but for now he's just a thief. In fact, Leroy is robbing the Watsons' kitchen right this minute!
70 p. 2006
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.
86 p. 1948
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: The Australian Boomerang Bonanza Greenhut, Josh
The Australian Boomerang Bonanza
When his brother uses him as a boomerang on a beach near the Great Barrier Reef, the wind takes Flat Stanley halfway across Australia to the Outback.
87 p. 2011
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  Cover Art: Almost Zero : a Dyamonde Daniel Book Grimes, Nikki
Almost Zero : a Dyamonde Daniel Book
Dyamonde is angry at her mother for not buying her the shoes she wants, but when she finds out that a classmate is in a worse situation, she is determined to help.
112 p. 2010
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Miss Child Has Gone Wild! Gutman, Dan
Miss Child Has Gone Wild!
A.J. and his fellow third-graders from Ella Mentry School, including new student Alexia, go on a field trip to the zoo, where they meet a very strange zookeeper.
105 p. 2011
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: How to Save Your Tail: if You are a Rat Nabbed By Cats Who Really Like Stories About Magic Spoons Wolves with Snout-warts Big Hairy Chimney Trolls and Cookies Too Hanson, Mary Elizabeth
How to Save Your Tail: if You are a Rat Nabbed By Cats Who Really Like Stories About Magic Spoons Wolves with Snout-warts Big Hairy Chimney Trolls and Cookies Too
When he is captured by two cats, Bob the rat prolongs his life by sharing stories of his ancestors.
93 p. 2007
Children's Fiction Book
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  Cover Art: Letters to Leo Hest, Amy
Letters to Leo
In a series of letters to her new dog, fourth-grader Annie Rossi relates her daily exploits and remembers her mother.
154 p. 2012
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Toys Come Home : Being the Early Experiences of an Intelligent Stingray a Brave Buffalo and a Brand-new Someone Called Plastic Jenkins, Emily
Toys Come Home : Being the Early Experiences of an Intelligent Stingray a Brave Buffalo and a Brand-new Someone Called Plastic
When a little girl gets a plush stingray for her birthday, it makes friends with some of her other toys as they all try to navigate in the world of real people.
132 p. 2011
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  Cover Art: Lawn Mower Magic Jonell, Lynne
Lawn Mower Magic
When Derek Willow is invited to visit a friend in the old neighborhood, he and his siblings Abner, Tate, and Celia try to earn money for his train ticket using an enchanted, and very hungry, lawnmower.
101 p. 2012
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