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The Jolly Christmas Postman
Little Brown & Co (Juv)
The Jolly Postman brings a batch of wonderful letters for Christmas, including notes from the Big Bad Wolf and all the King's men.
How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job: Your Complete Guide to Opportunities, Internships, Resumes and Cover ...
**CD is not included with ebook** With over 40 per cent of the federal government's 1.6 million employees retiring over the next 10 years (including about 90 per cent of senior managers), this is the perfect time for job seekers to land top-paying, secure and dynamic federal jobs and for current federal employees to quickly climb the federal career ladder. Yet until now, no truly up-to-date or comprehensive book has existed to give readers ...
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Random House Books for Young Readers, 2013
A perennial favorite, Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise graduation speech is the perfect send-off for children starting out in the world, be they nursery school, high school, or college grads! From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life’s ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging readers to find the success that lies ...
When I Grow Up
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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The beautifully illustrated story of a boy and his dog, who rise early one morning before anyone else is awake to deliver newspapers.
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
After escaping from the ghetto in which his family is imprisoned, Jewish boy Jacob Gutgelt lives for four years passing as a non-Jew, struggling through the daily terror of being caught.
Richard Scarry's Busy Busy World (Golden Bestsellers Series)
There are 33 stories in this title, with a variety of characters in adventures all over the world. The illustrations include cafes in France, rickshaws in Hong Kong, a carnival in Rio and a farm in Poland.
Anne Frank and Me
The successful play is now a gripping novel.Knocked unconscious after explosions ring out during a field trip to an Anne Frank exhibit, boy-crazy Nicole Burns wakes to find herself living a parallel life as a Jew in 1942 Paris. This Nicole is dating the boy of her present-day dreams, but living under the Nazis gradually becomes a nightmare. Her family survives the Nazi occupation with the help of friends, but when her father is exposed as a ...
Big Frank's Fire Truck (Pictureback(R))
Random House Books for Young Readers
Illustrated in full color. Ride along with Big Frank and the rest of the crew as they race to the scene of an accident, inspect the local KwikShop, demonstrate fire safety at Niceview Elementary School, and battle a raging brush fire! In between calls, hang out at the firehouse with Big Frank and the gang. It's all in a day's--and night's--work for our firefighting friends.
The Polish journalist whose The Soccer War and The Emperor are counted as classics of contemporary reportage now bears witness in Imperium to the disintegration of the Soviet Union. This magisterial book combines childhood memory with unblinking journalism, a radar for the truth with a keen appreciation of the absurd. Imperium begins with Ryszard Kapuscinski's account of the Soviet occupation of his town in eastern Poland in 1939. It ...
Marjorie Dennis Murray
Trick or treat! It's Halloween night and all are preparing, for a wickedly wonderful evening of scaring. With zombies and banshees and mummies galore, read this book once and you'll come back for more!
I Knew You Could!: A Book for All the Stops in Your Life (Little Engine That Could)
Grosset & Dunlap
The determined Little Blue Engine is back, bringing inspiring and enlightening words of wisdom to graduates of all ages as they make the transition from one phase of life to the next. I Think I Can! provides familiar comfort in changing times and serves as a wonderful gift that will be treasured for years to come. Readers will revisit the story again and again as they move forward along life's path. From "I think I can" to "I knew I could," ...
With prose as clean as Sam's the narrator's shiny engine, Byron Barton, the celebrated creator of numerous picture books for very young children, including Trucks , My Bus , and Building a House , explores transportation, the parts of a car, signs and signals, night and day, community, and occupations. Bright, graphic artwork invites readers to count, name colors and shapes, and follow Sam and his car as they drive through a bustling world ...
Little Piece of Ground
Elizabeth & Nimr, Sonia Laird
Macmillan Children's Books
I Survived #9: I Survived the Nazi Invasion, 1944
In one of the darkest periods in history, one boy struggles to survive... In this gripping new addition to the bestselling I SURVIVED series, a young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland. Does he have what it takes to survive the Nazis -- and fight back?
Ivy and Bean (Book 8): Ivy and Bean No News Is Good News
Chronicle Books LLC, 2011
Ivy and Bean need some money. Ten dollars, to be exact. Never mind what for. Okay, it's for low-fat Belldeloon cheese in a special just-for-you serving size. Don't ask why. How are Ivy and Bean going to make ten dollars? Hey, maybe they should write a newspaper about Pancake Court and sell it. Great idea! And easy, too. All they have to do is snoop around the neighborhood. Wow. It's very interesting what you can find out. It's even more ...
Pan Books Ltd
Fitztroy Maclean was one of the real-life inspirations for super-spy James Bond. After adventures in Soviet Russia before the war, Maclean fought with the SAS in North Africa in 1942. There he specialised in hair-raising commando raids behind enemy lines, including the daring and outrageous kidnapping of the German Consul in Axis-controlled Iraq. Maclean's extraordinary adventures in the Western Desert and later fighting alongside Tito's ...
The Boss Baby
Beach Lane Books, 2011
From the moment the baby arrived, it was obvious that he was the boss... The boss baby is used to getting his way—drinks made to order 24/7, his private jet plane, and meetings around the clock. But when his demands aren’t getting proper responses, he has to go to new lengths to achieve the attention he deserves. Two-time Caldecott Honor medalist Marla Frazee combines her signature wit and style with endearing illustrations in this clever ...
Smash! Mash! Crash! There Goes the Trash!
Margaret K. McElderry Books
THE GARBAGE TRUCKS ARE HERE TODAY! Smashing, mashing, lights a-flashing, gobblin' garbage, GULPITY-GULP. From castaway furniture to last night's leftovers, no job is too big or too small for this rugged team. With an upbeat, rhythmic text, Smash! Mash! Crash! There Goes the Trash! follows two garbage trucks on their route. What results is a stinky, roaring, rumbling mess -- and LOADS OF FUN!
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