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  • Alice in the Know

    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    Hardcover (Atheneum, April 25, 2006)
    It's the summer before junior year, and Alice is looking forward to three months of excitement, passion, and drama. But what does she find? A summer working in a local department store, trying to stop shoplifters, and more "real life" problems than she could have ever imagined: A good friend becomes seriously ill, Lester has more romance problems than even Alice knows what to do with, and the gang from Mark Stedmeister's pool is starting to grow up a bit faster than Alice is comfortable with.... Fortunately for Alice her family and friends are with her through it all, and by the end of the summer, Alice finds she knows a whole lot more than she had in June.Funny, touching, and always provocative, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor does it again, proving with this twenty-first book in the beloved Alice series that she understands what real girls think and feel.
  • You Make the Angels Cry: Story and Pictures

    Denys Cazet

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Sept. 1, 1983)
    Albert's mother tells him that he makes the angels cry and a sudden rain comes pouring down so he apologizes to the angels from a mountaintop and makes the sun shine
  • Carlotta's Kittens: And the Club of Mysteries

    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Alan Daniel

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Oct. 1, 2000)
    Each of the male cats--Elvis, Marco, Polo, and Texas Jake--are put in charge of one of Carlotta's kittens and must teach them how to do incredible feats to impress their beloved Carlotta. By the author of The Healing of Texas Jake.
  • The Grand Escape

    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Alan Daniel

    Hardcover (Atheneum, April 30, 1993)
    Yearning to find one of the ranches he has heard so much about, Marco, one of Mr. and Mrs. Neal's house cats, sets out with Polo, who longs to find the mother cat he barely remembers, on an adventure.
  • Assateague: Island of the Wild Ponies

    Andrea Jauck, Larry Points

    Library Binding (Atheneum, April 1, 1993)
    Describes the life and natural environment of the pony breed that lives on the long barrier island off the Maryland and Virginia coast
  • Harry and Shellburt

    Dorothy Van Woerkom, Erick Ingraham

    Library Binding (Atheneum, July 1, 1977)
    Harry and Shellburt, two good friends, rerun the classic race between the tortoise and the hare.
  • The Phantom of the Lunch Wagon

    Daniel Manus Pinkwater

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Sept. 1, 1992)
    Chris Kevin-Keith fixes up and reopens an abandoned lunch wagon, unaware that it originally closed because it was haunted by a scary phantom.

    Barbara Shook Hazen

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Sept. 1, 1981)
    A child's destruction of Mother's favorite vase leads to an imaginative dialogue of possible catastrophes and Mother's reactions and demonstrates a parent's unconditional, continuing love
  • Runaway Marie Louise

    Natalie Savage Carlson, Jose Aruego, Ariane Dewey

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Aug. 1, 1977)
    After her mother spanks her for being naughty, the little brown mongoose named Marie Louise runs away to find a new mother
  • Westering Man: The Life of Joseph Walker

    Bil Gilbert

    Hardcover (Atheneum, May 1, 1983)
    A look at the life of American frontiersman Joseph Walker discusses his career as sherriff of Independence, Missouri, leader of a wagon to California, and explorer who discovered Yosemite and surveyed the Sante Fe Trail
  • Third Girl from the Left

    Ann Turner

    Hardcover (Atheneum, June 1, 1986)
    Itching to do something different, eighteen-year-old Sarah leaves Maine for the harsh Montana environment as a mail-order bride, and is soon left a widow with a 2000-acre ranch to run.
  • The Giant Devil-Dingo

    Dick Roughsey

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Nov. 1, 1975)
    The butcher-bird brothers overcome the menace of old grasshopper woman and her giant devil-dingo in an ancient aboriginal legend of Australia