Audrey Vernick is the author of Brothers at Bat and Edgar’s Second Word. She lives with her family near the ocean in New Jersey. Visit her website at www.audreyvernick.com.
Matthew Cordell has illustrated many books for children, including the picture book Hello Hello. He lives with his wife and their two children outside of Chicago, Illinois. Visit his website at www.matthewcordell.com.
It’s Career Day at Ella Mentry School in this third book in the My Weirder School series! And Mrs. Lilly, a reporter for the local paper, decides to stop by. She’s going to help the kids make their own school newspaper. But what happens when A.J. and the gang become investigative reporters? Will someone going to get fired? Or will someone end up going to jail?
Perfect for reluctant readers and word lovers alike, Dan Gutman’s hugely popular My Weird School series has something for everyone. Don’t miss the hilarious adventures of A.J. and the gang.
Mr. Burke cuts the grass, trims the bushes, and does the landscaping around Ella Mentry School. He wants to have a corn maze on the baseball diamond and drag races with his riding mower. What’s up with the crop circles in the soccer field? And what did he bury under the monkey bars?
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When a little girl thinks that her best friend James has been saying bad things about her behind her back, she takes action in the form of the silent treatment. As they go about their day and James tries harder and harder to get her to talk to him, they both realize that true friendship surpasses any rumor... or misunderstanding.
A classic childhood situation is brought to life with humor and poignancy with energetic illustrations by Matt Myers and a simple, telling text by Liz Rosenberg.
A Neal Porter Book
Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein's poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.
Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator began with Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back. He is also the creator of picture books including A Giraffe and a Half, Who Wants a Cheap Rhinoceros?, The Missing Piece, The Missing Piece Meets the Big O, and the perennial favorite The Giving Tree, and of classic poetry collections such as Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, Every Thing On It, Don't Bump the Glump!, and Runny Babbit.
And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!