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    Hardcover (Atheneum, )
  • Why Does My Nose Run?

    Joanne Settel, Nancy Baggett

    Library Binding (Atheneum, April 1, 1985)
    Facts about human physiology in question-and-answer format, dealing with such phenomena as blinking, crying, burping, shivering, and sweating, as well as goose bumps, dizziness, pimples, allergies, and flat feet.
  • Aesop for Children

    Aesop, Milo Winter

    Hardcover (Atheneum, June 1, 1984)
    More than a hundred animal stories teach lessons about kindness, persuasion, boastfulness, flattery, common sense, revenge, honesty and curiosity.
  • The Little Moon Theater

    Irene Haas

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Sept. 1, 1981)
    JoJo, Jip, and Nicolette, traveling players with the Little Moon Theater, make friends with an assortment of characters, including a fairy godmother who vies with their magical powers
  • Chica Chica Bum Bum ABC


    Hardcover (ATHENEUM, June 28, 2011)
    Rare Book
  • The Peterkins' Christmas

    Elizabeth Spurr, Wendy Anderson Halperin

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Oct. 5, 2004)
    Meet the Peterkins. There's Mr. and Mrs. Peterkin, Agamemnon, Solomon John, Eliza-beth Eliza, and the three Little Boys (who everyone forgot to name when they were born).The Peterkins love a good surprise almost as much as they love Christmas-time, and this year is no different as they try to surprise the Little Boys with their tallest Christmas tree ever. All their secret plans go awry, though, when they realize that their special tree is too big to fit in the house! How will they save Christmas?The Peterkins were first introduced to delighted children everywhere more than one hundred and twenty years ago when Lucretia Hale wrote The Peterkin Papers. Adapted from that timeless children's classic, The Peterkins' Christmas is a charming holiday tale that will thrill readers of all ages.
  • Wildflowers and the Stories Behind Their Names

    Phyllis S. Busch, Anne Ophelia Dowden

    Library Binding (Atheneum, )
  • I Dreamed I Was a Ballerina

    Anna Pavlova, Edgar Degas

    Hardcover (Atheneum, Oct. 1, 2001)
    Enhanced with paintings from Impressionist Edgar Degas, Anna Pavlova's story of becoming a ballerina and her passion toward the dance are expressed in this brilliantly illustrated picture book.
  • Black Fairy Tales

    Terry Berger, David Omar White

    Hardcover (Atheneum, June 1, 1969)
    Princes, princesses, kings, and queens wear beautiful animal skins, live in kraals, and meet fearful ogres in these ten fairy tales from the Swazi, Shangani, and 'Msuto peoples of South Africa.
  • The Treasure Of Bessledorf Hill

    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

    Hardcover (Atheneum, March 1, 1998)
    When a pirate's distant grandson comes to town, strange notes suddenly begin to appear, and Bernie begins his search for the hidden treasure located somewhere along the river in Middleburg, but when he finally locates it, he gets an unexpected surprise.
  • Alices Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

    Lewis Carroll

    (Atheneum, Oct. 1, 1963)
  • Deep Blues: Bill Traylor, Self-Taught Artist

    Mary E. Lyons, Bill Traylor

    Library Binding (Atheneum, Jan. 1, 1995)
    A portrait of self-taught African-American artist Bill Traylor, an artist whose career began after his eightieth birthday, explores the work of this former slave whose life spanned the Civil War, Reconstruction, and both world wars.