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By Angela Thirkell. 1997
Now on in years and with dwindling resources, Mrs. Sowerby has come to accept the fact that she must sell…the Old Bank House. Mr. Sam Adams seems to be a perfect candidate to buy the manse. But before leaving her beloved home, Mrs. Sowerby informs the new owner the house likes a mistress. Soon numerous weddings are being announced. Prequel to "County Chronicle". 1997.
By Angela Thirkell. 1998
As the story begun in "The Old Bank House" continues, the lives of more residents of Barsetshire are exposed. Scenes…include Marling Hall, the Cathedral Close, and Gatherum Castle. Isabel Dale, the heroine, comes into money and marries Lord Silverbridge, thus making it possible for him to stand for political office. 1998.
By Gloria Hatrick. 1996
Will Chisholm wakes up one morning and cannot move. A few hours later, he is in the hospital, paralyzed by…Guillain-Barre syndrome. His younger brother, Pete, stays by his side trying to communicate with Will. Then Pete remembers his father's animal mask collection he and Will used to play with. When Pete puts a mask on Will's face, he gets some response. But when Pete also dons a mask, a dramatic event occurs. For grades 5-8
Climb into the adventure of your dreams in the next classic adventure from bestselling author, Ben Miller - out now!Lana and Harrison…are staying with their grandparents, when they discover their favourite tree to play in is under threat. That night, a magical golden thread leads them up through the hollow of the tree into a storybook land, where wind and rain rage and a fearsome beast terrifies all who live there. When Harrison is kidnapped by the evil Spider Queen, Lana must do whatever it takes to find him, save the villagers and restore the balance of the storybook world, before the night is out. A breathtaking journey through magical worlds for all the family, featuring Lana and Harrison, the adventure-loving siblings from the bestselling The Day I Fell into a Fairytale, from master storyteller, Ben Miller. Praise for Ben Miller:'Wonderful, funny, magical' Chris Evans on How I Became a Dog Called Midnight&‘A magical adventure&’ Sunday Express on The Day I Fell into a Fairytale'Bubbles with warmth and mischievous humour . . . irresistible' Alexander Armstrong on The Night I Met Father Christmas
By Jeanne Steig, William Steig. 1998
"Rumpelstiltskin," "Beauty and the Beast," "Hansel and Gretel," "Little Red Riding Hood," "The Frog Prince," and "Jack and the Beanstalk"…are retold in the traditional spirit with modern inflections. For grades K-3
By Gloria Skurzynski, Mara Bergman, Marjolein Pottie. 2002
In the year 2081, having won the battle for the Western Hemisphere Federation in The Virtual War (RC 47643), fifteen-year-old…Corgan begins raising a baby clone of the young mutant genius who helped him before dying. But the clone has a twin. Some violence. For grades 5-8. 2002
This deluxe volume brings all Beatrix Potter's 23 Peter Rabbit tales and verses together in one book. The texts are…complete and unabridged. The stories are arranged in the order in which they were first published. Each story stands alone but several are linked together by events and characters. Grades P-2. 1997.
By Karen Romano Young. 1999
At fifteen, Daisy, who is as obsessed with cars as the rest of her family, convinces her reluctant father to…let her try to restore his purple 1957 Volkswagen Beetle. While she struggles to work on the car, Daisy experiences her first relationships with boys. For Junior and Senior high readers. 1999.
By Bernard Waber. 1972
Ira is delighted with his first invitation to spend the night at his friend Reggie's house, until his mischievous older…sister asks if he is taking along his teddy bear. For preschool-grade 2. 1972
By Rod Townley, Roderick Townley, Stephanie Anderson. 2001
Twelve-year-old Princess Sylvie's storybook kingdom really is a storybook, where nothing ever changes. Whenever the book is opened, the characters…scramble madly to reach their proper place, over and over. Then Sylvie discovers she can enter new worlds with the Reader and find new adventures. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2001
By Danica McKellar. 2022
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Count your way to sweet dreams with help from The Wonder Years /Hallmark actress, math…whiz, and author Danica McKellar! This New York Times bestselling bedtime book with a math twist is perfect both for getting ready for bed and learning at home. This deceptively simple bedtime book sneaks in secret counting concepts to help make your 2-5 year old smarter . . . and by the end, sleepier! The first in the McKellar Math line, Goodnight, Numbers gives your child the building blocks for math success. As children say goodnight to the objects all around them—three wheels on a tricycle, four legs on a cat—they will connect with the real numbers in their world while creating cuddly memories, night after night. Loving numbers is as easy as 1, 2, 3! "A winner for bedtimes or storytimes focusing on counting ." — School Library Journal "The joys of counting combine with pretty art and homage to Goodnight Moon ." — Kirkus
By Martin Waddell, Camilla Ashforth. 1999
At bedtime, a mother cat and her kitten, Holly, play their go-to-bed game. The mother asks "Who do you love?"…Holly teases her by describing everyone she loves and her reasons for doing so, saving her mother for last. For preschool-grade 2. 1999
By Elissa Haden Guest, Christine Davenier. 2002
Iris is looking forward to her first sleepover. Walter and Iris do all the fun things they planned, but Iris…can't fall asleep because she is homesick. Fortunately, Walter's mother knows exactly what to do. For grades K-3. 2002
By Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus. 1997
The day for school pictures is when Paulie tells Junie B. that a monster lives right under her bed--and now…she's afraid to go to sleep. Her family tries to help, but it's not until Junie B. sees her school photos that she solves the monster problem. For grades K-3. 1997
By Cathy Hopkins. 2003
T.J. (Theresa Joanne) is lonely when her best friends move away and boys ignore her. When she becomes acquainted with…Lucy, T.J. is happy but worries whether Lucy's friends Nesta and Izzie will accept her into their group. For junior and senior high readers. 2002
By Jaren Ahlmann. 2022
There's a magical sound when a tooth wiggles free. . . . But what happens next?In the black, velvet night,…a bright spot appears. It zips through the sky and swoops to your home. And there, in a burst of shimmering fairy dust, a magical story unfolds.Prepare to be whisked away as the Tooth Fairy shares the secrets of her mystical midnight flight.With luscious, atmospheric illustrations from award winning artist Matt Gaser, and classic rhyming text, Flight of the Tooth Fairy takes readers on an adventurous quest like none they will have read before.
By Gertrude Chandler Warner. 2003
At midnight while the Alden children stay at the old home of a famous artist known for her one-of-a-kind clocks,…Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny hear a mysterious tapping sound along with the regular chimes and decide to investigate. For grades 3-6. 2003
By Libba Bray. 2005
London, Christmastime 1895. Sequel to A Great and Terrible Beauty (DB 58201). Sixteen-year-old Gemma and friends Felicity and Ann from…the Spence Academy return to the realms to destroy Gemma's foe Circe. Gemma must bind the magic that was released when she shattered the runes. For senior high readers. 2005
By Lois Lowry. 2006
A young dream-giver with a gossamer touch tries to save an eight-year-old boy whose anger at his abusive parents is…made worse by a Sinisteed, an inflicter of nightmares. The dream-giver also bestows dreams on the lonely woman who provides a foster home to the boy. For grades 5-8. 2006
Henry and Mudge and the big sleepover: the twenty-seventh book of their adventures (Henry & Mudge #28)
By Cynthia Rylant, Suçie Stevenson. 2006
Patrick invites Henry and his dog Mudge and lots of other boys and their dogs to a sleepover in Patrick's…attic. The bouncy group enjoys pizza, monster movies, flashlight games, and a contest for best dog popcorn catcher. Beginning chapter book. For grades K-3. 2006