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  • A Girl, a Ghost, and the Hollywood Hills

    Lizabeth Zindel

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Oct. 14, 2010)
    When Holly's mother dies unexpectedly, she thinks things can't get much worse. But then her dad starts dating again. And his new girlfriend is Holly's aunt-her mom's sister! Aunt Claudia is known in Hollywood as the Queen of B Movies. Horror films, zombie flicks, she's made them all. Holly never liked her aunt, but now she positively can't stand her. Especially once the ghost of her mother appears and tells Holly that Claudia was to blame for her death. Inspired by Hamlet, this funny novel about the danger of family secrets is a modern comic take on a classic Shakespearean tragedy.
  • Hosie's Alphabet

    Leonard Baskin

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Oct. 30, 1972)
    A full-page illustration of a creature for each letter of the alphabet, including a bumptious baboon, furious fly, ghastly garrulous gargoyle, and quintessential quail.
  • Firefighters to the Rescue

    Kersten Hamilton, Rich Davis

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, June 23, 2005)
    First you hear the siren, then you see the lights. Soon, a red blur zooms by— it’s a truck of firefighters to the rescue! From practical jokes in the firehouse to legendary bravery, every detail of a firefighter’s life is fascinating. This picture book’s simple rousing text and playful illustrations allow even the youngest firefighter fans to follow their heroes through an ordinary day of cooking, laughing, putting out a fire and rescuing a beloved pet.
  • Mine for Keeps

    Jean Little

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Feb. 1, 1995)
    After spending five years in a cerebral palsy center, Sally is challenged to adjust to normal family and school life.
  • The Roald Dahl Treasury

    Roald Dahl, Lane Smith, b

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Oct. 1, 1997)
    A wonderful collection of works from the popular author of The BFG, includes portions of his autobiography, notes written prior to the publication of Esio Trot, and an assortment of unpublished work, such as Christmas cards, personal letters, and songs.
  • Science Verse

    Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith

    Paperback (Viking Juvenile, Sept. 6, 2007)
    When the teacher tells his class that they can hear the poetry of science in everything, a student is struck with a curse and begins hearing nothing but science verses that sound very much like some well-known poems.
  • Corduroy's Birthday

    Don Freeman, Lisa McCue

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, March 1, 1997)
    Corduroy is celebrating his birthday, and, with the help of brightly illustrated, lift-the-flap pages, young readers can join the party as he plays with the pin+a1ata, goes on a treasure hunt, and opens his gifts. BOMC Main.
  • Lissy's Friends

    Grace Lin

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, May 17, 2007)
    What do you do when youÂ’re the new girl at school? If youÂ’re Lissy, you make a friend. A paper friend. And to LissyÂ’s surprise, her little origami bird opens his eyes and says hello! So she quickly makes more friends. And soon Lissy has more friends than she can count! But what do you do when your friends have to leave? If youÂ’re Lissy, you make another friend . . . but this time one that stays. Utterly imaginative and charming, LissyÂ’s Friends is a fresh take on the importance of friendship.
  • Madeline Birthday Activity Book

    Ludwig Bemelmans, Jody Wheeler

    Paperback (Viking Juvenile, Sept. 1, 1999)
    It's Madeline's birthday, and Madeline's friends have given her an album filled with pictures of her most famous escapades. While children look at the scenes from Madeline's life, they can place stickers on the bridge where she was rescued by Genevieve the dog or in the circus where she performed with Pepito. They can even decorate the Old House in Paris for Madeline's party! 16 pages of special recipes, games, and pictures to color are included. When children are done, they can simply put the stickers back on their sheets to play with Madeline and her friends all year round.* With reusable vinyl stickers
  • Rhyme Stew

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, April 15, 1990)
    An illustrated collection of fifteen parodies ranging from skewered nursery rhymes to epic slapstick sagas
  • Beady Bear

    Don Freeman

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, Sept. 3, 1982)
    Thayer's beloved toy bear leaves him in order to try living in a cave like real bears do
  • Ancient Egypt

    Judith Crosher

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, May 1, 1993)
    Colorful illustrations on acetate, which can be peeled back to show the interiors of structures, and an informative text help readers discover the mysteries of ancient Egypt, from the pyramids and temples to palaces and village homes.