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Miss Sally Ann and the Panther Miss Sally Ann and the Panther
by Bobbi Miller
Megan Lloyd, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 9 1/2 x 11 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823418336

Themes: Myths, Legends & Folklore, Humor
Recommendations: A, C K
CCSS: 1: RL.3, RL.4, RL.7
2: RL.2, RL.5
3: RL.4
Grade: SECOND | Age: 4 to 8 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2012-09-01 | Pages: 32


Ms. Spell Ms. Spell
by Ethan Long
Ethan Long, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 10 x 8 | US $15.95 | ISBN: 9780823432929

Themes: Language Arts, School, Humor
Recommendations: K, SLJ
CCSS: L.2.1, 2, 2c, 2d, 3, 4, 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, 5, 5a, 6
RF.2.3, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 4, 4a, 4c
SL.2.1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2-4, 6
W.2.3, 5, 8
RL.2.1, 3-7, 10
Grade: SECOND | Age: 6 to 9 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2015-07-30 | Pages: 32


Muddy as a Duck Puddle Muddy as a Duck Puddle
And Other American Similes
by Laurie Lawlor
Ethan Long, Illustrator
Paperback | size: 8 1/2 x 11 | US $7.95 | ISBN: 9780823423897

Themes: Language Arts, Humor
Recommendations: A, K, SLJ
CCSS: K: RF.1.d
1: RI.4
3: RL.4, RL.7
4: L.5.a, L.5.b
5: RL. 4, L.5.a, L.5.b
Grade: THIRD | Age: 6 to 10 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2011-06-01 | Pages: 32


Muddy as a Duck Puddle Muddy as a Duck Puddle
And Other American Similes
by Laurie Lawlor
Ethan Long, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 8 1/2 x 11 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823422296

Themes: Language Arts, Humor
Recommendations: A, K, SLJ
CCSS: K: RF.1.d
1: RI.4
3: RL.4, RL.7
4: L.5.a, L.5.b
5: RL. 4, L.5.a, L.5.b
Grade: THIRD | Age: 6 to 10 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2010-03-01 | Pages: 32


My Dog, Bob My Dog, Bob
by Richard Torrey
Richard Torrey, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 8 x 10 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823433865

Themes: Animals/Fiction, Humor
Recommendations: ★K, PW
CCSS: SL.1.1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2-6
W.1.1-3, 5-8
RF.1.1, 3, 3a, 3b, 3g, 4, 4a, 4c
L.1.1, 1b, 1d, 1e, 2, 2a, 2b, 4, 4a, 5
RL.1.1-7, 9
Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2015-07-30 | Pages: 32


My Dog, Bob My Dog, Bob
by Richard Torrey
Richard Torrey, Illustrator
Paperback | size: 8 x 10 | US $6.99 | ISBN: 9780823436910

Themes: Animals/Fiction, Humor
Recommendations: ★K, PW
CCSS: SL.1.1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2-6
W.1.1-3, 5-8
RF.1.1, 3, 3a, 3b, 3g, 4, 4a, 4c
L.1.1, 1b, 1d, 1e, 2, 2a, 2b, 4, 4a, 5
RL.1.1-7, 9
Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2016-07-30 | Pages: 32


Nanny X Nanny X
by Madelyn Rosenberg
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823431663

Themes: Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Humor
Recommendations: A, K, LMC*, PW, SLJ
CCSS: L. 4.3, 3a, 4, 4a, 5, 5a-c, 6
RL. 4.1-4, 6, 9-10
RF. 4.3, 3a, 4, 4a, 4c
SL. 4.1, 1a-d, 2-4
SL. 4.1, 1a-d, 2-4
W. 4.1, 1a, 3, 3a-e, 9, 9a
Grade: THIRD | Age: 7 to 10 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2014-08-01 | Pages: 112


Nanny X Returns Nanny X Returns
by Madelyn Rosenberg
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823435333

Themes: Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Humor
Recommendations: K
CCSS: SL.4.1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, 4
L.4.3, 4, 4a, 4b, 5, 5c, 6
W.4.4, 8, 9, 9a, 10
RL.4.1-6, 9, 10
RF.4.3, 3a, 4, 4a, 4c
Grade: THIRD | Age: 7 to 10 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2015-08-30 | Pages: 128


Nobody Asked the Pea Nobody Asked the Pea
by John Warren Stewig
Cornelius Van Wright, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 10 x 10 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823422241

Themes: Fractured Fairy Tales, Humor
Recommendations: K, SLJ, LMC*
CCSS: 1-4: RL.3, 6
Grade: THIRD | Age: 6 to 10 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2013-01-15 | Pages: 32


Noodlehead Nightmares Noodlehead Nightmares
by Tedd Arnold, Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss
Tedd Arnold, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 6 1/8 x 9 | US $15.95 | ISBN: 9780823435661

Themes: Humor, Friendship, Bedtime Stories, Making Choices
Recommendations: K
CCSS: W.2.1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8
SL.2.1, 1b, 1c, 2, 4, 5, 6
RF.2.3, 3d, 4, 4a, 4c
L.2.3, 4, 4a, 4c, 4d, 5, 5a, 5b, 5b
RL.2.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10
Grade: SECOND | Age: 6 to 10 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2016-01-31 | Pages: 48


Not Me! Not Me!
An I Like to Read® Book Level D
by Valeri Gorbachev
Valeri Gorbachev, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 8 x 10 | US $14.95 | ISBN: 9780823435463

Themes: Friendship, Repetition, Loyalty, Humor
Recommendations: A, K, SLJ
CCSS: SL.K.1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
RF.K.1, 2, 3, 3c, 4
L.K.1, 1b, 1f, 2, 2a, 4, 5, 5c, 6
RL.K.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10
W.K.1, 3, 5, 7, 8
Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2016-01-31 | Pages: 32


Not Me! Not Me!
An I Like to Read® Book Level D
by Valeri Gorbachev
Valeri Gorbachev, Illustrator
Paperback | size: 8 x 10 | US $6.99 | ISBN: 9780823435470

Themes: Friendship, Repetition, Loyalty, Humor, Easy Readers
Recommendations: A, K, SLJ
CCSS: SL.K.1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
RF.K.1, 2, 3, 3c, 4
L.K.1, 1b, 1f, 2, 2a, 4, 5, 5c, 6
RL.K.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10
W.K.1, 3, 5, 7, 8
Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2016-01-31 | Pages: 32


NOUNS AND VERBS HAVE A FIELD DAY NOUNS AND VERBS HAVE A FIELD DAY
by Robin Pulver
Lynn Rowe Reed, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 10 X 10 | US $17.95 | ISBN: 9780823419821

Themes: Language Arts, School, Humor
Recommendations: K
CCSS: K: L.1.b
1: L.1.b, L.1.c, L.1.d
3: L.1.a, L.1.b, L.1.d, L.1.e

Grade: SECOND | Age: 5 to 8 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2006-03-01 | Pages: 32


NOUNS AND VERBS HAVE A FIELD DAY NOUNS AND VERBS HAVE A FIELD DAY
by Robin Pulver
Lynn Rowe Reed, Illustrator
Paperback | size: 10 X 10 | US $7.99 | ISBN: 9780823420971

Themes: Language Arts, School, Humor
Recommendations:
CCSS: K: L.1.b
1: L.1.b, L.1.c, L.1.d
3: L.1.a, L.1.b, L.1.d, L.1.e

Grade: SECOND | Age: 5 to 8 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2007-09-01 | Pages: 32


Ollie's Class Trip Ollie's Class Trip
A Yes-and-No Book
by Stephanie Calmenson
Abby Carter, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 9 x 10 1/2 | US $15.95 | ISBN: 9780823434329

Themes: Preschool, School, Humor
Recommendations: A, C
CCSS: L.2.1, 1f, 2, 2a, 2c, 3, 4, 4a, 4c, 4d
RL.2.1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 10
L.2.5, 5a, 5b, 6
SL.2.1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2-4, 6
RF.2.3, 3d, 3f, 4, 4a, 4c
W.2.1, 3, 5, 8
Grade: KINDERGARTEN | Age: | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2015-07-30 | Pages: 32


ONE FINE TRADE ONE FINE TRADE
by Bobbi Miller
Will Hillenbrand, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 10 x 10 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823418367

Themes: Myths, Legends & Folklore, Humor, Humor
Recommendations: A, C, K, SLJ
Grade: ALL | Age: | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2009-03-15 | Pages: 32


Our Teacher Is a Vampire and Other (Not) True Stories Our Teacher Is a Vampire and Other (Not) True Stories
by Mary Amato
Ethan Long, Illustrator
Trade Binding | size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823435531

Themes: Humor, School, Writing
Recommendations: PW
CCSS: RF.4.3, 4, 4a, 4b
RL.4.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10
SL.4.1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
W.4.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 9a, 10
L.4.3, 3a, 3b, 4, 4a, 5, 6
Grade: FIFTH | Age: 8 to 12 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2016-03-31 | Pages: 256


Owl Boy Owl Boy
by Brian Schatell
Brian Schatell, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 8 x 10 | US $16.95 | ISBN: 9780823432080

Themes: Humor
Recommendations: A, K, PW, SLJ
CCSS: RL.2.1-7, 10
L.2.3, 4, 4a, 4c, 4e, 5, 5a, 6
RF.2.3, 3f, 4, 4a, 4c
SL.2.1, 1a-c, 2-6
W.2.1-3, 5, 7, 8
Grade: PRESCHOOL | Age: 3 to 6 | Season: SPRING
Pub date: 2015-01-15 | Pages: 32


Pants for Chuck Pants for Chuck
An I Like to Read® Book Level E
by Pat Schories
Pat Schories, Illustrator
Reinforced | size: 8 x 10 | US $14.95 | ISBN: 9780823430666

Themes: Easy Readers, Animals/Fiction, Humor, Friendship
Recommendations: SLJ
CCSS: L. 1.1-2, 4, 4a, 5, 5c, 6
W. 1.1, 3, 5, 8
RF. 1.1, 1a, 2-4, 4a-c
RL. 1.1-5, 7, 9
SL. 1.1, 1a-c, 2, 4-6
Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2014-07-01 | Pages: 24


Pants for Chuck Pants for Chuck
An I Like to Read® Book Level E
by Pat Schories
Pat Schories, Illustrator
Paperback | size: 8 x 10 | US $6.99 | ISBN: 9780823434442

Themes: Easy Readers, Animals/Fiction, Humor, Friendship
Recommendations: SLJ
CCSS: L. 1.1-2, 4, 4a, 5, 5c, 6
W. 1.1, 3, 5, 8
RF. 1.1, 1a, 2-4, 4a-c
RL. 1.1-5, 7, 9
SL. 1.1, 1a-c, 2, 4-6
Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8 | Season: FALL
Pub date: 2015-07-30 | Pages: 24