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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Judith Viorst

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1987

Alexander knew it was going to be a terrible day when he woke up with gum in this hair. And it got worse... His best friend deserted him. There was no dessert in his lunch bag. And, on top of all that, there were lima beans for dinner and kissing on TV! This handsome new edition of Judith Viorst's classic picture book is sure to charm readers of all ages.
  
  











  



  
Freckle Juice
Judy Blume

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014

What’s a guy gotta do to get some freckles? This perennial bestselling favorite from Judy Blume has a fresh new look! More than anything in the world, Andrew Marcus wants freckles. His classmate Nicky has freckles—they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. But when Andrew asks Nicky where he got them, Nicky just says he was born with them. Some help he is! That’s when Sharon offers Andrew her secret freckle juice ...
  
  











  



  
Olivia
Ian Falconer

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2000

Have fun with Olivia... dressing up singing songs building sand castles napping (maybe) dancing painting on walls and -- whew! -- going to sleep at last.
  
  











  



  
Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat
Doreen Cronin

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013

Will the barnyard animals trick—or treat—Farmer Brown? Find out in this Halloween tale from the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of Click, Clack, Moo . Farmer Brown does not like Halloween. So he draws the shades, puts on his footy pajamas, and climbs into bed. But do you think the barnyard animals have any respect for a man in footy pajamas? No, they do not. For them, the Halloween party has just begun. And we all know these ...
  
  











  



  
Frindle
Andrew Clements

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1998

Is Nick Allen a troublemaker? He really just likes to liven things up at school -- and he's always had plenty of great ideas. When Nick learns some interesting information about how words are created, suddenly he's got the inspiration for his best plan ever...the frindle. Who says a pen has to be called a pen? Why not call it a frindle? Things begin innocently enough as Nick gets his friends to use the new word. Then other people in town ...
  
  











  



  
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
E.L. Konigsburg

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2007

When suburban Claudia Kincaid decides to run away, she knows she doesn't just want to run from somewhere she wants to run to somewhere--to a place that is comfortable, beautiful, and preferably elegant. She chooses the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Knowing that her younger brother, Jamie, has money and thus can help her with the serious cash flow problem she invites him along. Once settled into the museum, Claudia and ...
  
  











  



  
Out of My Mind
Sharon M. Draper

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2012

“If there is one book teens and parents (and everyone else) should read this year, Out of My Mind should be it” (Denver Post). Melody is not like most people. She cannot walk or talk, but she has a photographic memory; she can remember every detail of everything she has ever experienced. She is smarter than most of the adults who try to diagnose her and smarter than her classmates in her integrated classroom—the very same classmates who ...
  
  











  



  
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
William Joyce

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2012

The book that inspired the Academy Award – winning short film, from New York Times bestselling author and beloved visionary William Joyce. Morris Lessmore loved words. He loved stories. He loved books. But every story has its upsets.      Everything in Morris Lessmore’s life, including his own story, is scattered to the winds.      But the power of story will save the day.      Stunningly brought to life by William Joyce, ...
  
  











  



  
Hug Machine
Scott Campbell

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014

Who have YOU hugged today? Open your arms to this delightfully tender, goofy, and sweet tale. Watch out world, here he comes! The Hug Machine! Whether you are big, or small, or square, or long, or spikey, or soft, no one can resist his unbelievable hugs! HUG ACCOMPLISHED! This endearing story encourages a warm, caring, and buoyantly affectionate approach to life. Everyone deserves a hug—and this book!
  
  











  



  
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Judi Barrett

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1982

If food dropped like rain from the sky, wouldn't it be marvelous! Or would it? It could, after all, be messy. And you'd have no choice. What if you didn't like what fell? Or what if too much came? Have you ever thought of what it might be like to be squashed flat by a pancake?
  
  











  



  
Bunnicula in a Box: Bunnicula; Howliday Inn; The Celery Stalks at Midnight; Nighty-Nightmare; Return to ...
James Howe

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013

Lock up your veggies and get out your garlic—the complete Bunnicula collection is now available as a boxed set! Something wicked this way hops... Join Harold, Howie, Chester, and of course, Bunnicula for seven thrilling adventures—all together for the first time in one fur-raising boxed set! This complete collection includes paperback editions of Bunnicula , Howliday Inn , The Celery Stalks at Midnight , Nighty-Nightmare , Return to ...
  
  











  



  
Chains (The Seeds of America Trilogy)
Laurie Halse Anderson

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2010

If an entire nation could seek its freedom, why not a girl? As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, she and her sister, Ruth, in a cruel twist of fate become the property of a malicious New York City couple, the Locktons, who have no sympathy for the American Revolution and even less for Ruth and Isabel. When Isabel meets Curzon, a slave ...
  
  











  



  
Here Be Monsters! (The Ratbridge Chronicles)
Alan Snow

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014

Entertaining antics and skullduggery abound in the book that inspired Laika Studio’s animated film The Boxtrolls , in theaters September 26, 2014! Welcome to Ratbridge. But beware—for there is skulduggery afoot. Young Arthur has fallen foul of the appalling outlaw, Snatcher, and is trapped alone in the town with every way home sealed. Meanwhile Snatcher and his men are working tirelessly in secret on a fiendish and dastardly plan to ...
  
  











  



  
Someday
Alison McGhee

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2007

A mother's love leads to a mother's dream -- every mother's dream -- for her child to live life to its fullest. A deceptively simple, powerful ode to the potential of love and the potential in life, Someday is the book you'll want to share with someone else...today. The perfect gift for Mother's Day, Graduation Day or Any Day - share a copy with every special person in your life.
  
  











  



  
The Boy on the Wooden Box: How the Impossible Became Possible . . . on Schindler's List
Leon Leyson

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013

In the #1 New York Times bestseller, Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. With incredible luck, perseverance, and grit, Leyson was able to survive the sadism of the Nazis, including that of the ...
  
  











  



  
The House of the Scorpion
Nancy Farmer

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2004

Series: National Book Award Winner for Young People's Literature, Newbery Honor Book, Printz Honor Book Matteo Alacrán was not born; he was harvested. His DNA came from El Patrón, lord of a country called Opium--a strip of poppy fields lying between the United States and what was once called Mexico. Matt's first cell split and divided inside a petri dish. Then he was placed in the womb of a cow, where he continued the miraculous journey ...
  
  











  



  
Shiloh
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2000

MARTY WILL DO ANYTHING TO SAVE SHILOH When Marty Preston comes across a young beagle in the hills behind his home, it's love at first sight -- and also big trouble. It turns out the dog, which Marty names Shiloh, belongs to Judd Travers, who drinks too much and has a gun -- and abuses his dogs. So when Shiloh runs away from Judd to Marty, Marty just has to hide him and protect him from Judd. But Marty's secret becomes too big for him to keep ...
  
  











  



  
Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever
Judith Viorst

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014

Alexander tries his hand at behaving in this hilarious companion to the bestselling classic Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day . Last night somebody ate a whole box of jelly donuts. That somebody woke up with a terrible bellyache, and that somebody’s mom found the empty box and told that somebody that there are going to be consequences. That somebody is Alexander, and Alexander really hates consequences. So from ...
  
  











  



  
Gaston
Kelly DiPucchio

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014

A bulldog and a poodle learn that family is about love, not appearances in this adorable doggy tale from New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Christian Robinson. This is the story of four puppies: Fi-Fi, Foo-Foo, Ooh-La-La, and Gaston. Gaston works the hardest at his lessons on how to be a proper pooch. He sips— never slobbers! He yips— never yaps! And he walks with grace— never races! Gaston fits right ...
  
  











  



  
Going Places
Paul A. Reynolds

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014

A go-cart contest inspires imagination to take flight in this picture book for creators of all ages, with art from New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds. It’s time for this year’s Going Places contest! Finally. Time to build a go-cart, race it—and win. Each kid grabs an identical kit, and scrambles to build. Everyone but Maya. She sure doesn’t seem to be in a hurry...and that sure doesn’t look like anybody ...
  
  











  








   



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