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  • What Do You Do With A Kangaroo?

    Mercer Mayer

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, March 1, 2010)
    This classic picture book is now available in a fresh paperback format for a whole new audience!If a bossy kangaroo jumped through your window AND started telling you what to do AND refused to go away AND had all kinds of other animals joining him...what would you do?Would you tell that kangaroo a thing or two?
  • Christmas In The Country

    Cynthia Rylant, Diane Goode

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Oct. 1, 2005)
    Let the Scholastic Bookshelf be your guide through the range of your child's experience--laugh with them, learn with them, read with them!Category: HolidayThis loving celebration of Christmas is as fresh as the season's first snowfall, and as warm as a steaming mug of eggnog. A young girl growing up in the country enjoys a simple but enchanting Christmas with her family. Boxes of treasured homemade ornaments are brought out; an evergreen wreath brightens the front door; and relatives gather for a delicious meal. Captured here are the memorable holiday moments we cherish and remember-always.
  • Dear Bunny

    Michaela Morgan, Caroline Jayne Church

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, Jan. 1, 2007)
    The cutest couple of star-crossed rabbits craft the ultimate love letter with a little help from a family of mice in this charming picture book--now in a Scholastic Bookshelf paperback edition.Tino and Teeny are two lovestruck bunnies living a mere hop, skip, and jump apart. If only they could overcome their shyness and be friends! Tino has an idea: leave a tender letter for Teeny in the hollow log. Soon after, Teeny has the same thought. But before each can discover the other's note, it starts to rain. And when a family of cold, wet mice seeks shelter in the log, what better to keep them warm than letters, chewed, chomped, and shredded just so?Luckily, the sun returns and, realizing what they've done, the matchmaking mice help Tino and Teeny piece together their true feelings.
  • In 1776

    Jean Marzollo, Steve Bjorkman

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, May 1, 2009)
    This charming introduction to the American Revolution is now available in paperback!When the American colonists felt they were being treated unfairly by the British, they decided to do something about it. With the help of brave citizens like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, America won the Revolutionary War and the Declaration of Independence was born. With fun and fact-filled verse and playful illustrations, IN 1776 is perfect for introducing young readers to America's early history and the importance of Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.
  • Moog, Moog Space Barber

    Mark Teague

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, July 1, 2005)
    Let Scholastic Bookshelf be your guide through the whole range of your child's experiences-laugh with them, learn with them, read with them!Category: HumorElmo Freem has just gotten the worst haircut of his life. Not even a baseball cap can hide the mess on his head,and, worst of all, school starts tomorrow! Help arrives in the form of two space monsters, who suggest a visit to Moog-Moog, an amazing intergalactic barber. Elmo and his cat, Leon, travel through the galaxy for their appointment with the Great Moog-Moog, whose own changes color with every move he makes. But will Moog-Moog's scissors, clippers, X-ray blowgun, and outer space magic be enough to fix Elmo's hair disaster in time? Read this wacky romp to find out!
  • Math For All Seasons

    Greg Tang, Harry Briggs

    Library Binding (Turtleback, July 1, 2005)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Solve math problems in new and unexpected ways by looking for patterns, symmetries, and familiar number combinations displayed within eye-catching pictures.
  • The Fungus That Ate My School

    Arthur Dorros, David Catrow

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, July 1, 2005)
    Let the Scholastic Bookshelf be your guide through the whole range of your child's experiences--laugh with them, learn with them, read with them!Category: HumorThe kids told their teacher Mr. Harrison that their fungus experiment was getting out of control. He didn't believe them, until it ate their school! After a rainy spring vacation, the kids return to find that the school has been taken over by a humongous fungus. The fungus now presides in the principal's office and is serving a fungus lunch in the cafeteria. Thankfully, Mr. Harrison knows just who to call. Fungus expert Professor Macademia arrives to study this previously undiscovered strain of fungus. In the end, Mr. Harrison decides not to do any more experiments with fungus for a while!
  • Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King

    Jean Marzollo, J. Brian Pinkney

    Library Binding (Turtleback, Jan. 1, 2006)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. An introduction to the great civil rights leader.
  • Miss Spider's Tea Party

    David Kirk

    Paperback (San Val, Feb. 1, 2007)
  • Field Beyond The Outfield

    Mark Teague

    Paperback (Scholastic Paperbacks, May 1, 2006)
    Let the Scholastic Bookshelf be your guide through the whole range of your child's reading experience -- laugh with them, learn with them, read with them!Ludlow Grebe has an overactive imagination: he's sure there are monsters in the closet and sharks in the rainwater.Then Ludlow's parents decide to sign him up with a local Little League team, the Oswald City Hornets. Ludlow's told to play "far, far back," so far back, in fact, that he ends up in ANOTHER field where monsters are in the crowd and insects are on the field. Ludlow even pinch-hits a home run for the beetle baseballers! With his wildly imaginative story and delightfully bizarre illustrations, Mark Teague hits this hilarious baseball tale right out of the park.
  • When Sophie Gets Angry--Really, Really Angry...

    Molly Bang

    Library Binding (Turtleback Books, June 1, 2004)
    FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A young girl is upset and doesn't know how to manage her anger but takes the time to cool off and regain her composure.
  • Shark God

    Rafe Martin

    Paperback (Scholastic, June 1, 2007)
    Rafe Martin and David Shannon reunite in this folktale interpretation of a dramatic flood myth set amidst the unmatched beauty of the Hawaiian Islands.In a country whose ruler is cruel and whose people are hardened, two children remain warm-hearted and exuberant. One day after freeing a shark trapped in the shallows, the children are so excited that they touch the King's forbidden drum. They are thrown into prison, and no one will listen to their parents' pleas for mercy. So, at great risk, they go to the Shark God himself, and he takes retribution on the island, causing a great flood that leaves only the good family behind and clears the way for a better, kinder future.