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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.
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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?
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
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, ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure
Doreen Cronin

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014

They’re darling. They’re daring. They know their shapes! They’re chicks on a mission—and on this, their first (mis)adventure, the Chicken Squad launches a galactic backyard expedition. Meet the Chicken Squad: Dirt, Sugar, Poppy, and Sweetie. These chicks are not your typical barnyard puffs of fluff, and they are not about to spend their days pecking chicken feed and chasing bugs. No sir, they’re too busy solving mysteries and ...
  
  











  



  
Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Judy Blume

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2014

Margaret shares her secrets and her spirituality in this iconic Judy Blume novel, beloved by millions, that now has a fresh new look. Margaret Simon, almost twelve, likes long hair, tuna fish, the smell of rain, and things that are pink. She’s just moved from New York City to Farbook, New Jersey, and is anxious to fit in with her new friends—Nancy, Gretchen, and Janie. When they form a secret club to talk about private subjects like boys, ...
  
  











  



  
Turk and Runt: A Thanksgiving Comedy
Lisa Wheeler

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2005

Turk's parents are proud of him, the biggest, strongest, most graceful bird at Wishbone Farm. "He's a dancer," says his mother. "He's an athlete," says his father. "He's a goner," says his little brother, Runt. But no one ever listens to Runt -- even after people with seasonal plans and roasting pans begin showing up at Wishbone Farm, or even after the juiciest turkeys are chosen, one by one. "Chosen for what?" Turk asks. No one wants to hear ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
The Egypt Game
Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009

The first time Melanie Ross meets April Hall, she’s not sure they have anything in common. But she soon discovers that they both love anything to do with ancient Egypt. When they stumble upon a deserted storage yard, Melanie and April decide it’s the perfect spot for the Egypt Game. Before long there are six Egyptians, and they all meet to wear costumes, hold ceremonies, and work on their secret code. Everyone thinks it’s just a game until ...
  
  











  



  
No Talking
Andrew Clements

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2009

It’s boys vs. girls when the noisiest, most talkative, and most competitive fifth graders in history challenge one another to see who can go longer without talking. Teachers and school administrators are in an uproar, until an innovative teacher sees how the kids’ experiment can provide a terrific and unique lesson in communication. In No Talking, Andrew Clements portrays a battle of wills between some spunky kids and a creative teacher with ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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!
  
  











  



  
Olivia Helps with Christmas (Classic Board Books)
Ian Falconer

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2013

Everyone’s favorite piglet helps to make the holiday season brighter than ever in this board book edition of an Olivia favorite. ...Not a piglet was stirring. Well, maybe just one. Christmas is coming, and Olivia is incredibly busy. She has to wait for Santa, make sure Dad sets up the tree, watch Mom make the Christmas dinner, oversee the care with which the stockings are hung, and, of course, OPEN HER PRESENTS! Whew, being helpful ...
  
  











  








   



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