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Books published by publisher Delacorte Books for Young Readers

  • My Fox Ate My Homework

    David Blaze

    eBook (Blaze Books for Young Readers, Nov. 21, 2016)
    Age Level: 8 and up | Grade Level: 3rd and upLexile Score 500L-600L | DRA 28 | Guided Reading Level M-NAccelerated Reader (AR) English in a Flash Recommended BookAn Amazon Best Selling Book For Kids, Enjoyed By Thousands of Young Readers!"So entertaining for the youngsters in your life." - Hall of Fame Top 10 ReviewerMy name is Jonah Johnson, and I'm in the 6th grade - but please call me Joe. My whole world just got turned upside down. It's my first day at a new school and I've already got to deal with the bully. If that wasn't bad enough, there's a talking fox that keeps getting me into trouble at my new house in the country. I know it sounds crazy, but it's true! To top it all off, I've got to help save my mom's house!Readers' Favorite Children's Book Award WinnerOver 1000 five-star series ratings and reviews on Amazon and Goodreads!"My 8 year old has to read 20 minutes a day as part of her homework. She normally grabs a book with 30 pages. We found this one on Kindle as she's read all her books at least twice. The first night she read two chapters. the second night she read 3 chapters and on and on. She was enjoying it so much that she wasn't concentrated on reading for 20 minutes as much she was interested in finding out more about Fox. The first "chapter" book she actually finished!" ★★★★★This realistic and humorous fantasy from Amazon best-selling and award-winning author David Blaze (My Fox, Epic Kids, Frozen 2 Junior Novelization) is proven popular with elementary and middle-grade readers of Dan Gutman, Dav Pilkey, Beverly Cleary, Judy Blume, Katherine Applegate, Sara Pennypacker, Marcus Emerson and Dustin Brady.My Fox Ate My Homework is a funny fantasy for kids, teachers, librarians and parents. It's an enjoyable story for children in elementary and middle school, and grabs the attention of reluctant readers.What readers are saying about this book:"I love that fox. I am 7 years old." ★★★★★"My 7 year old daughter absolutely loved this book." ★★★★★"Me and my 8 yr old have so much fun reading this." ★★★★★"i'm 8 years old and this is now one of my favorite books." ★★★★★"8 year old 3rd grader did a book report on this. He really enjoyed reading it!" ★★★★★"I purchased it for my 9 year old daughter and she LOVES it!" ★★★★★"My son is a reluctant reader at 10 yrs old, but he and I read this one together and he's anxious for the next book in the series! We both laughed and "awww"'d till our sides hurt!" ★★★★★"My daughter, who is ten years old, reads a book a month and said this was the best book she has ever read." ★★★★★"My son (10 years old) is a reluctant reader, but he enjoyed this book so much that he asked me to buy the next one in the series." ★★★★★"My 12 year old is hard to get to read or enjoy reading but finding this book for his school reading logs made him enjoy reading every night!" ★★★★★"We are a 5th grade class and we read this book. Best book in the world." ★★★★★"Best story ever read! When I started reading I wasn't sure I would like it. But after a while I was interested so I read day and night. Then I convinced my brother to read it." ★★★★★
  • The Snowy Day Board Book

    Ezra Jack Keats

    Board book (Viking Books for Young Readers, Jan. 1, 1996)
    Winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal! No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snow Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child’s wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever. The adventures of a little boy int eh city on a very snowy day. “Keats’s sparse collage illustrations capture the wonder and beauty a snowy day can bring to a small child.”—Barnes & Noble “Ezra Jack Keats’s classic The Snowy Day, winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal, pays homage to the wonder and pure pleasure a child experiences when the world is blanketed in snow.”—Publisher’s Weekly “The book is notable not only for its lovely artwork and tone, but also for its importance as a trailblazer. According to Horn Book magazine, The Snowy Day was ‘the very first full-color picture book to feature a small black hero’—yet another reason to add this classic to your shelves. It’s as unique and special as a snowflake.”—
  • Corduroy

    Don Freeman

    Hardcover (Viking Books for Young Readers, Sept. 4, 2008)
    Now children can cuddle up with an adorable Corduroy plush bear as they listen to his story. A small edition of the classic Corduroy book is included in this handsome package?just the right size to carry along in the car or in a stroller. Right in time for holiday gift-giving, theCorduroy Book and Bear boxed set is a must-have for this popular character?s legions of fans.
  • Ten Magic Butterflies

    Danica McKellar, Jennifer Bricking

    Hardcover (Crown Books for Young Readers, Feb. 13, 2018)
    Fairies, butterflies, and magic help to make this math-focused picture book from Danica McKellar, the New York Times bestselling author of Goodnight, Numbers and star of The Wonder Years, positively enchanting! Join ten flower friends for a night of excitement that mixes a little math with a lot of magic. As each flower turns into a butterfly, children will discover different ways to group numbers to create ten, an essential building block of math, all while watching each flower's dream come true. (And keep an eye out for the adorable caterpillar who wishes he could fly, too!)In this, the second book in the McKellar Math line, actress, math whiz, and New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar once again sneaks in secret math concepts to help make your child smarter and uses her proven math success to show children that loving numbers is as easy as a wave of a wand and a BING BANG BOO! "[Danica McKellar's] bringing her love of numbers to children everywhere." --Brightly on Goodnight, Numbers"Danica McKellar is now on a mission to make math fun for even the youngest of kids." --L.A. Parent Magazine
  • Stellaluna 25th Anniversary Edition

    Janell Cannon

    Hardcover (HMH Books for Young Readers, Aug. 7, 2018)
    Celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of Stellaluna with a deluxe edition of this bestselling picture book classic, now with bonus crafts and activities! Knocked from her mother’s safe embrace by an attacking owl, Stellaluna lands headfirst in a bird’s nest. This adorable baby fruit bat’s world is literally turned upside down when she is adopted by the occupants of the nest and adapts to their peculiar bird habits. Two pages of notes at the end of the story provide factual information about bats. “Delightful and informative but never didactic; a splendid debut.”--Kirkus Reviews For this anniversary edition, color has been added to the ink drawings and the interior design now allows for more art to be see. Plus there is a code for a downloadable crafts and activity kit, two pages of updated notes about bats, and a special note from the author.
  • Curious George Goes Camping

    Margret Rey, H. A. Rey

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, Oct. 25, 1999)
    Curious George Goes Camping is an entertaining story of the Great Outdoors based on H. A. and Margret Rey’s popular primate and painted in the original watercolor and charcoal style. George tries to be helpful, but he of course just ends up upsetting a nearby camper. As he’s hiding in the woods, he meets a forest creature who catapults the mischievous monkey into a chain of even more outrageous events! For more monkey fun, investigate and discover all the latest on Curious George books, promotions, games, activities, and more!
  • Little Blue Truck's Beep-Along Book

    Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry

    Board book (HMH Books for Young Readers, Aug. 18, 2015)
    If you're happy and you know it, beep along! With this new take on the classic sing-along song, kids can interact with their favorite Little Blue Truck and beep his horn while they visit with all his farm animal friends. Colorful illustrations, bouncy rhyme, and a cuddly truck with built-in squeaker make this a perfect interactive choice for play time and story time.
  • The Story of Ferdinand

    Munro Leaf, Robert Lawson

    Hardcover (Viking Books for Young Readers, Jan. 1, 1936)
    A true classic with a timeless message, The Story of Ferdinand has enchanted readers since it was first published in 1936. All the other bulls would run and jump and butt their heads together. But Ferdinand would rather sit and smell the flowers. So what will happen when our pacifist hero is picked for the bullfights in Madrid? This new edition contains the complete original text of the story and the original illustrations.
  • Little Blue Truck Farm Sticker Fun!

    Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, Aug. 20, 2013)
    The leaves are turning and it's time for fall: red, yellow, orange and . . . Blue? Come along with Little Blue Truck and all his friends as they pick apples, decorate pumpkins, make costumes, and celebrate all the magic of autumn. This jam-packed book includes two pages of stickers and fun activities that reinforce simple concepts. From coloring to counting, seeking, searching, mazes, and more . . . get ready for a fun-filled fall with Little Blue Truck!
  • The Lemonade War

    Jacqueline Davies

    Paperback (HMH Books for Young Readers, May 4, 2009)
    Family, fairness, and…lemonade?This first installment in the award-winning Lemonade War series follows a battling brother-sister duo as they start competing businesses, gather savvy marketing tips, tackle practical math, learn business terms, and dig into a good old sibling rivalry. When Evan Treski finds out that his younger sister is skipping third grade and joining his fourth-grade class, he is not happy. The last thing he wants is Jessie showing him up with her perfect grades, and he definitely doesn’t need her help getting his lemonade stand up and running…even if the business side of things has got him confused. Jessie doesn’t understand why Evan won’t team up with her, but she’s got a plan to set up her own lemonade stand to prove her worth. Now if she can just figure out how to attract customers as easily as Evan can, she’ll be able to show him what he’s missing.Can these siblings do it all on their own, or will they need each other after all? And will their lemonade war ever end? Brimming with ideas for making money at any business, definitions of business terms, charts, diagrams, and even math problems, this fresh, funny, emotionally charged novel explores how arguments can escalate beyond anyone’s intent—and the unique rivalry (and partnership) that comes with having siblings.Check out for more information on The Lemonade War Series, including sequels The Lemonade Crime, The Bell Bandit, and The Candy Smash.
  • Splash and Bubbles: Double Bubbles

    The Jim Henson Company

    eBook (HMH Books for Young Readers, Dec. 25, 2018)
    A colorful tale from the world of The Jim Henson Company's Splash and Bubbles on PBS Kids, complete with fascinating Fin Facts! In this story, Bubbles learns that even though friends may be the same species, everyone has qualities that make them special and unique.Bubbles should be happy when Finny, another Mandarin dragonet, visits Reeftown, but . . . she isn't. Can there be room for two finball-playing, muck-loving fish in the same reef? There sure can, because it's what's on the inside that counts! This colorful new tale includes fun ocean "fin facts."In the series of books based on The Jim Henson Company's Splash and Bubbles on PBS Kids, Splash, Bubbles, and their friends explore the world’s undersea habitats, make new friends, and learn about the many different ways life looks and lives in the ocean, celebrating the importance of diversity along the way.
  • Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type

    Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin

    Hardcover (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Feb. 1, 2000)
    The quirky, hilarious farmyard tale that started it all from New York Times bestselling duo of Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin! Now the inspiration for a new Christmas special, CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Christmas on the Farm.Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type. All day long he hears Click, clack, MOO. Click, clack, MOO. Clickety, clack, MOO. But Farmer Brown's problems REALLY begin when his cows start leaving him notes.... Doreen Cronin's understated text and Betsy Lewin's expressive illustrations make the most of this hilarious situation. Come join the fun as a bunch of literate cows turn Farmer Brown's farm upside down.