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  • The Song of El Coqui and Other Tales of Puerto Rico

    Nicholasa Mohr, Antonio Martorell

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Aug. 1, 1995)
    Three Puerto Rican stories include the title story, which represents the land's indigenous Tainos; the tale of la Guinea, which is rooted in the nation's African culture; and la Mula's tale, a story of Spanish origin.
  • Because I am Furniture

    Thalia Chaltas

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, April 16, 2009)
    Read Thalia Chaltas's posts on the Penguin Blog. Anke’s father is abusive. But not to her. He attacks her brother and sister, but she’s just an invisible witness in a house of horrors, on the brink of disappearing altogether. Until she makes the volleyball team at school. At first just being exhausted after practice feels good, but as Anke becomes part of the team, her confidence builds. When she learns to yell “Mine!” to call a ball, she finds a voice she didn’t know existed. For the first time, Anke is seen and heard. Soon, she’s imagining a day that her voice will be loud enough to rescue everyone at home—including herself.
  • Origami: Inspired by Japanese Prints from the Metropolitan Museum ofArt

    Megumi Biddle, Steve Biddle

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Nov. 1, 1998)
    Discover the secrets of the art of origami. The magic of this unique and handsome book begins with the cover, which unfolds to reveal 48 brightly colored sheets of origami paper. Inside are reproductions of color woodblock prints by Japanese masters, which inspired the authors to create flowers, animals, kimonos, and much more, all out of paper. The covered spiral binding allows the book to lie flat, making it easy to follow the clearly illustrated instructions for each of the thirty-four origami projects. There is also historical information about each print written by a curator of Japanese art from the Metropolitan Museum. With a package this unique, you can tell a book by its cover! Steve and Megumi Biddle are well-known origami experts who have written numerous books on the subject and who have hosted a weekly origami program on cable television.
  • The Big Pets

    Lane Smith

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, March 1, 1991)
    A little girl explores the mysterious dreamworld where small children play with their big pets, which range from cats and dogs to snakes and crickets
  • Roald Dahl's Even More Revolting Recipes

    Felicity Dahl, Roald Dahl

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Oct. 1, 2001)
    An amusing cookbook provides young readers of all ages easy-to-follow recipes to unusual but edible dishes, including Boiled Slobbages and Grobswitchy Cake.
  • Older Brother, Younger Brother

    Nina Jaffe, Wenhai Ma

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, June 1, 1995)
    A retelling of a classic Korean folktale finds two brothers who are as different as night and day, and the selfish aggression of the elder and the gentle mindfulness of the younger are carried on to their adult lives and directly affect their fortunes.
  • Lenore's Big Break

    Nancy Carlson, Susan Pearson

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, March 1, 1992)
    Lenore ignores the occasional sideways glances coming from coworkers who think she is a nerd and concentrates on making her dream come true by training her houseful of talented birds to make their Hollywood debut.
  • Changeling

    Delia Sherman

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Aug. 17, 2006)
    In a parallel New York City, Neef, a changeling, breaks Fairy Law and will end up sacrificed to the Wild Hunt unless she can meet the challenge of the Lady of Central Park.
  • Herstory: Women Who Changed the World

    Deborah Ohrn, Gloria Steinem

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, June 1, 1995)
    A very special collection of short biographies offers insightful sketches of the lives and accomplishments of 150 of history's most influential and brilliant women, including Clara Barton, the legendary Trung Sisters of medieval Vietnam, and many others.
  • In Wibbly's Garden

    Mick Inkpen

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, May 1, 2000)
    Children can help Wibbly search for his favorite toy, Pigley, in this cleverly designed lift-the-flap follow-up to Everyone Hide from Wibbly Pig.
  • Whose Nose and Toes?

    John Butler

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Sept. 23, 2004)
    From the author of Whose Baby Am I? and Who Says Woof? comes this adorable, interactive picture book that introduces baby animals and their different noses and feet. With large, endearing illustrations and a guessing game format, toddlers will love learning to recognize the noses and toes of crocodiles, elephants, rhinos, and more.
  • Little Tricker the Squirrel Meets Big Double the Bear

    Ken Kesey

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Oct. 1, 1990)
    Little Tricker the squirrel watches as Big Double the bear terrorizes the forest animals one by one, but then Little Tricker gets revenge.