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Based on a real-life partnership, the heartening story of the love and teamwork between a girl and her service dog will illuminate and inspire. Rescue thought he'd grow up to be a Seeing Eye dog - it's the family business, after all. When he gets the news that he's better suited to being a service dog, he's worried that he's not up to the task. Then he meets Jessica, a girl whose life is turning out differently than the way she'd imagined it, too. Now Jessica needs Rescue by her side to help her accomplish everyday tasks. And it turns out that Rescue can help Jessica see after all: a way forward, together, one step at a time. An endnote from the authors tells more about the training and extraordinary abilities of service dogs, particularly their real-life best friend and black lab, Rescue.Show more
Cynthia Rylant and Brendan Wenzel explore the beauty and tenacity of life. Life begins small, then grows. There are so many wonderful things about life, both in good times and in times of struggle. Through the eyes of the world's animals-including elephants, monkeys, whales, and more-Cynthia Rylant offers a moving meditation on finding beauty around us every day and finding strength in adversity. Brendan Wenzel's stunning landscapes and engaging creatures make this an inspiring and intriguing gift for readers of all ages.Show more
Froggy has a ball visiting Grandma! When Froggy and his family go to visit Grandma, they look forward to all kinds of fun: a baseball game, a trip to the amusement park, a visit to the museum to see the Frogga Lisa. But best of all is cooking with Grandma and learning to make her specialty, spaghetti with fly sauce. Froggy's antics everywhere he goes will delight his many fans. Froggy Goes to Grandma's is the twenty-eighth book about lovable, well-intentioned Froggy.Show more
Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, like winter. But when the snow is deep outside and there's nothing to do inside, even a cozy winter day can be a little slow. Not for long! When Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke, pull two sleds out of the garage, the four friends head for the sledding slope for the wildest ride ever. Maybe winter is not so slow after all!Show more
Froggy loves the library! When Froggy and Mom and Pollywogilina set out for the library, Froggy brings a wheelbarrow to hold all the books he plans to borrow. There are so many to choose from: Dinosaur books! Books about Space Frog! Froggy is so excited that he forgets to use his indoor voice. Readers enjoy Froggy's antics, and so does Miss Otterbottom, the librarian. "Come again soon, Froggy, she says."Show more
Mr. Putter wants Mrs. Teaberry's birthday to be extra special this year. So how about a trip to the Conservatory to see the beautiful trees and plants and flowers? It will be heavenly. And it is! Mr. Putter and Tabby and Mrs. Teaberry and Zeke sniff the air. They smell the roses. They learn the plant facts. It's the perfect celebration . . . until Zeke finds the banana tree. The Mr. Putter & Tabby early reader series has been long beloved by children, parents, and teachers. This new volume is as funny and endearing as ever.Show more
Jonathan London is the beloved author of 24 tales featuring Froggy, one of the most perennially popular characters in all of children's literature. In this fun-filled addition to the series, Froggy is hop-hop-hopping mad when everyone seems to forget his birthday. But then he's treated to a surprise party that has him flop-flop-flopping with glee.Show more
Jonathan London serves up another winner in the widely adored Froggy series. What should Froggy do for his mother's birthday? He could make a cake! Of course whenever Froggy does anything it never turns out exactly as he expects. Froggy mixes up the flour, the sugar, the chocolate candy his mother had hidden since Halloween, and a whole box of baking powder-what could possibly go wrong? John McDonough cheerfully and exuberantly narrates this tale of mishaps and family fun.Show more
No one in the town of Bonnyripple ever kept a grudge. No one, that is, except old Cornelius, the Grudge Keeper. Ruffled feathers, petty snits, minor tiffs and major huffs, insults, umbrage, squabbles, dust-ups, and imbroglios-the Grudge Keeper received them all, large and small, tucking each one carefully away in his ramshackle cottage. When a fierce wind blows through Bonnyripple, the residents are forced to rescue Cornelius and deal with their various disputes.Show more
Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, love reading their favorite books over and over. So when Mr. Putter sees a sign at the library that says “Read Aloud with Your Pet at Story Time,” he signs up! But then Mr. Putter's friend and neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry, wants to join. If Mrs. Teaberry reads aloud at the library with her good dog, Zeke, who knows what will happen? With Zeke up to his usual tricks, story time might get too exciting!Show more
This charming book from Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant captures the peaceful magic of an evening stroll under the stars. After eating 21 of Mrs. Teaberry's delicious pineapple jelly rolls, Mr. Putter tries to calm his tummy on a nighttime walk with Tabby. As they gaze up at the stars, they are surprised to find they have company. Mrs. Teaberry and her dog Zeke are also out for a walk-and Zeke has a stomachache, too. "An excellent choice for beginning and developing readers."-School Library Journal, starred reviewShow more
Mr. Pin, a rock hopper penguin from the South Pole, loves to solve mysteries in the windy city of Chicago. There's only one thing Mr. Pin likes better-eating yummy chocolate. That's why his detective office is in the back room of Smiling Sally's Diner, where the chocolate syrup is stored. With the help of his young friend Maggie, and tasty candy snacks, he makes Chicago a safer place. Late one night, Berta, the famous opera singer comes to Mr. Pin's office. She's afraid that someone wants to kidnap the conductor. Mr. Pin and Maggie hurry to the theater to gather clues. Suddenly fog swirls over the stage. When the air clears, the conductor is gone! Will Mr. Pin be able to find him? In this delightful sequel to The Mysterious Cases of Mr. Pin, Mr. Pin provides thoughtful lessons about friendship while he follows the chocolate trails in two puzzling cases. Narrator John McDonough's warm voice makes Mr. Pin's humorous adventures even more entertaining for young readers.Show more
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