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Comics Squad by
Call Number: 741.5 Hol
A bust-your-gut-laughing graphic-novel anthology with original contributions from the most beloved names in the genre! * Jennifer Holm & Matthew Holm * Jarrett J. Krosoczka * Dav Pilkey * Dan Santat * Raina Telgemeier * Dave Roman * Ursula Vernon * Eric Wight * Gene Yang * ! Do you like comics? Do you like laughing till milk comes out of your nose?! Look no further--do we have the book for you! All your favorite comic creators are right here in this handy-dandy hilarious book! This all-star tribute to classic Sunday comics includes eight sidesplitting, action-packed stories about every kid's favorite subject--RECESS! With popular characters from Babymouse and Lunch Lady and brand-new soon-to-be favorite characters from superstars including Dav Pilkey! Raina Telgemeier! Gene Yang! and many more! Comics Squad also features Pizza Monsters! Secret ninja clubs! Aliens! Talking desserts! Dinozilla! Death-defying escapes! Bad guys! Good guys! Medium guys! Superheroes! Bullies! Mean girls! Epic battles! True love! Outlandish schemes! Evil plans! Fun! Jokes! Terrible puns! And other surprises that will tickle your funny bone! WARNING: THIS BOOK MAY CAUSE EXCESSIVE LAUGHTER AND POSSIBLE SILLINESS. No assembly required.
Kids Top 10 Pet Cats by
Call Number: 636.8 Rau
What kind of cat should I adopt? There are many types of cats. Some have long hair, and others have short hair. Some have a lot of energy, while others are more relaxed. This book can help you pick the pet that is best for you and your family. The American Humane Association has approved the top 10 cats, which are listed alphabetically.
Los Angeles Lakers by
Call Number: 796.323 Ber
Stretch your legs, it's time to step On the Hardwood with the Los Angeles Lakers, in this officially licensed NBA team book. The Los Angeles Lakers are one of the preeminent franchises in the NBA. The last-names don't need first ones: Baylor, Bryant, Chamberlain, Johnson, O'Neal and West. The coaches are just as well-known: Jackson and Riley and the banners are many, 16 to be exact. From the team's original starting place in Minneapolis, to the Great Western Forum, and now, to Staples Center, 'On the Hardwood: Los Angeles Lakers' documents one of the most storied teams in professional sports and how they continue to stay in the championship mix to this very day.
Call Number: F Lor
Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She's spent years trying to teach David the rules--from "a peach is not a funny-looking apple" to "keep your pants on in public!"--in order to head off his embarrassing behaviours. But the summer Catherine meets Jason, a surprising new sort-of friend, and Kristi, the next-door friend she's always wished for, it's her own shocking behavior that turns everything upside down and forces her to ask: What is normal?
Miracle Mud by
Call Number: B Bla
Lena Blackburne loved baseball. He watched it, he played it, he coached it. But he didn't love the ways players broke in new baseballs. Tired of soggy, blackened, stinky baseballs, he found a better way. Thanks to a well-timed fishing trip and a top-secret mud recipe, Lena Blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud was born. For seventy-five years, baseball teams have used Lena's magic mud to prepare baseballs before every game. Read the story of how Lena's mud went from a riverbank to the major leagues and all the way to the Hall of Fame.
Baby Bear by
Call Number: E Nel
Publication Date: 2014-01-07
From Kadir Nelson, winner of the Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards, comes a transcendent picture book in the tradition of Margaret Wise Brown about a lost little bear searching for home. This simple story works on so many levels: as the tale of a bear who finds his way home with the help of his animal friends; as a reassuring way to show children how to comfort themselves and find their way in everyday life; and on a more philosophical level, as a method of teaching readers that by listening to your heart and trusting yourself, you will always find a true home within yourself-and that even when it feels like you are alone, you never really are. Supports the Common Core State Standards
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