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Three Hens and a Peacock
Lester Laminack

Peachtree Publishers, 2014

The Tuckers' farm is a peaceful place: cows chew their cud, hens lay their eggs, and the old hound rests on the porch. Everyone has a job and no one complains. That is, until a hapless peacock suddenly falls off the back of a passing truck and stirs things up. Soon, customers are flocking to the farm to see what all the fuss is about, and business is booming. But the hens don't like the newcomer getting attention while they stay cooped up doing ...
  
  











  



  
Age Defying Fitness: Making the Most of Your Body for the Rest of Your Life
Marilyn Moffat, Carole B. Lewis

Peachtree Publishers, 2006

THERE IS NO DOUBT that our bodies change with age, as the baby boomer generation is now learning firsthand. But many of the problems attributed to inevitable age-related changes are in fact not inevitable and are often lifestyle induced and reversible. In this new book, Moffat and Lewis show how to overcome the aches, stiffness, and unsteadiness in your muscles and joints. Using their simple, self-administered tests, you will assess your level ...
  
  











  



  
Jake's 100th Day of School
Lester L. Laminack

Peachtree Publishers, 2008

JAKE AND HIS FELLOW STUDENTS are getting ready for a celebration. Tomorrow is the 100th day of school and everyone is going to share their collections of 100 things. The day of the celebration arrives. Jake's friend Henry brings 100 bottle caps and Emily brings 100 paper clips. But Jake forgets the 100 family pictures he has glued into a special memory book at home. Disaster! The problem is solved thanks to Jake's ingenuity and the ...
  
  











  



  
Prairie Chicken Little
Jackie Mims Hopkins

Peachtree Publishers, 2015

In this prairie-style twist on Chicken Little, Mary McBlicken hears a rumble and is sure a stampede's a comin'! She sets off to warn Cowboy Stan and Red Dog Dan, gathering up her friends along the way. Before they can get there, though, the band of prairie critters gets tricked by a mean Coyote and trapped in his evil den. Will the friends escape in time? And where is that rumbling coming from after all?
  
  











  



  
14 Cows for America
Carmen Agra Deedy

Peachtree Publishers, 2009

In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed on the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept it. The gift is as unsought and unexpected as it is extraordinary. A mere nine months have passed since the September 11 attacks, and hearts are raw. Tears flow freely from American and Maasai ...
  
  











  



  
Snow Day!
Lester L. Laminack

Peachtree Publishers, 2010

When the television weatherman predicts a big snowfall, the narrator gleefully imagines the fun-filled possibilities of an unscheduled holiday from school. Piling under warm blankets. Sipping hot chocolate in snowman mugs. Building a snow fort. Sledding in the neighbor s field. In scene after snowy scene, from sunrise to sundown, a pair of siblings, with their father in tow, show how they would make the most of their day off. But when the ...
  
  











  



  
We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March
Cynthia Levinson

Peachtree Publishers, 2015

We've Got a Job tells the little-known story of the 4,000 black elementary-, middle-, and high school students who voluntarily went to jail in Birmingham, Alabama, between May 2 and May 11, 1963. Fulfilling Mahatma Gandhi's and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s precept to fill the jails, they succeeded where adults had failed in desegregating one of the most racially violent cities in America. Focusing on four of the original participants who have ...
  
  











  



  
About Birds: A Guide for Children, 2nd edition
Cathryn Sill

Peachtree Publishers, 2013

This kid-friendly book offers a first thoughtful glimpse into the world of birds: from eggs to nests, from song to flight. In this delightful book, teacher and birder Cathryn Sill explains to children what birds are, what they do, and how they live. Accompanied by beautifully detailed illustrations from noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, About Birds is a first thoughtful glimpse into the world of birds, from eggs to nest, from songs to ...
  
  











  



  
Back to Bed, Ed!
Sebastien Braun

Peachtree Publishers, 2014

Getting ready for bed is lots of fun at Ed's house. Ed plays silly games with Dad. He has a drink and brushes his teeth. He takes a bath and cuddles with Mom for a bedtime story. Then Ed is off to bed with hugs and kisses. But while Ed loves going to bed, he doesn't like staying there. Night after night he tiptoes down the hall and climbs into Mom and Dad's big bed. Mom and Dad aren't getting much sleep so they come up with a plan to keep Ed in ...
  
  











  



  
The Boy Who Cried Ninja
Alex Latimer

Peachtree Publishers, 2014

Tim witnesses some strange happenings around his house, but no one believes his explanations. In fact, no matter what Tim says, his parents just punish him with chores. To save himself, he hatches a clever plan to expose the truth. Will it work, or will Tim have to spend the rest of his life raking the yard? Bubbling with wit and humor from start to finish, author-illustrator Alex Latimer's debut picture book will have readers of all ages ...
  
  











  



  
Seaman: The Dog Who Explored the West With Lewis and Clark (Peachtree Junior Publication)
Gail Langer Karwoski

Peachtree Publishers, 1999

It is 1804 - an historic year in America - and Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and their Corps of Discovery set out on the now-legendary exploration of the Louisiana Purchase. Starting from St. Louis, they're hoping to reach the Pacific Ocean and then return. In this fictionalized biography, based upon the journals of Lewis, Clark, and other members of the team, readers meet Seaman, a 150-lb, Newfoundland dog and an unheralded member of the ...
  
  











  



  
The Library Dragon
Carmen Agra Deedy

Peachtree Publishers, 1994

When Sunrise Elementary School advertised for a thick-skinned librarian with a burning love of books, Miss Lotta Scales knew she was perfect for the job. Who could guard books better than a REAL dragon? "She kept a fiery eye out to make sure no one removed any books from the shelves.... The very thought of sticky little fingers touching and clutching, pawing and clawing, smearing and tearing her precious books just made her hot under the ...
  
  











  



  
Trout Fishing in North Georgia: A Comprehensive Guide to Public Lakes, Reservoirs, and Rivers
Jimmy Jacobs

Peachtree Publishers, 2007

An updated version of the highly successful fishing guide first published in 1993, the second edition adds eighteen streams, four new maps, and the latest Georgia fishing regulations. Also included are detailed directions to each stream. TROUT FISHING IN NORTH GEORGIA is a comprehensive guide which addresses all three fishing methods - bait, spinner, and fly. The novice and master angler alike will find this book extremely valuable as it ...
  
  











  



  
This Girl Is Different
JJ Johnson

Peachtree Publishers, 2013

Evie is different. Not just her upbringing-though that's certainly been unusual-but also her mindset. She's smart, independent, confident, opinionated, and ready to take on a new challenge: The Institution of School. It doesn't take this homeschooled kid long to discover that high school is a whole new world, and not in the way she expected. It's also a social minefield, and Evie finds herself confronting new problems at every turn, failing to ...
  
  











  



  
Under the Snow
Melissa Stewart

Peachtree Publishers, 2009

When snow falls, we love to sled and skate and have snowball fights. But at the end of the day, we go home where it is warm and safe. What about all those animals out there in the forests and fields? What do they do when snow blankets the ground? Journey from your neighborhood to the woods, where ladybugs crowd together in a gap in the stone wall and a chipmunk snoozes in his burrow. Take a side trip to the pond, where a carp rests quietly ...
  
  











  



  
Christmas in the Trenches
John McCutcheon

Peachtree Publishers, 2006

Nominated for a GRAMMY Award in the Best Spoken Word Album for Children category!
  
  











  



  
Claude at the Circus
Alex T. Smith

Peachtree Publishers, 2013

Claude and Sir Bobblysock's adventures continue in the second title in this adorable series. When Mr. and Mrs. Shinyshoes leave for the day, our two heroes take a walk in the park. They get caught up among a group of joggers, have an ice cream, and take a nap in the flowerbed. But when a woman calls for help, they find themselves rescuing a runaway baby buggy with the baby still inside! After their daring success, they are invited by The Amazing ...
  
  











  



  
Crossing Jordan
Adrian Fogelin

Peachtree Publishers, 2002

This moving, coming-of-age story follows a young white girl who overcomes family prejudice and cultural differences when she befriends a black girl in a small working-class town. Twelve-year-old Cassie narrates the dramatic events that unfold when Jemmie, an African-American girl, and her family move in next door. Despite their parents' deeply held prejudice against each other's family-exemplified by the fence Cassie's father builds between ...
  
  











  



  
Claude in the City
Alex T. Smith

Peachtree Publishers, 2013

Claude is no ordinary dog - he leads an extraordinary life! When Mr and Mrs Shinyshoes set off for work, Claude decides what adventure he wants to have that day. Today he and Sir Bobblysock go to the city for the very first time. The have tea in a cafe, go shopping and visit a museum. It is all very normal until...Claude accidentally foils a robbery and becomes the local hero! Claude in the City has also been selected for the Richard and Judy ...
  
  











  



  
The Cheshire Cheese Cat
Carmen Agra Deedy and Randall Wright

Peachtree Publishers, 2014

Skilley, an alley cat with an embarrassing secret, longs to escape his street-cat life. Tired of dodging fishwives' brooms and carriage wheels, he hopes to trade London's damp alleyways for the warmth of ye olde Cheshire Cheese Inn. He strikes a bargain with Pip, an erudite mouse: Skilley will protect the mice who live at the inn, and in turn, the mice will provide Skilley with the thing he desires most. But when Skilley and Pip are drawn into a ...
  
  











  








   



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