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Emerging Readers

Congratulations on having a newly/almost-independent reader! Here are some stories to kickstart your child's reading journey.
  • Real Pigeons Eat Danger

    $13.50

    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackWhat do Real Pigeons do? They EAT DANGER, of course! This squad of crime-fighting fe...

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  • Real Pigeons Peck Punches

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    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackMore pigeons are fighting crime than ever before. But the REAL PIGEONS still have lo...

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  • Real Pigeons Get Bready

    $13.50

    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackThe REAL PIGEONS are a team of crime-fighters who battle baddies wherever they go!B...

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  • Princess Cora and the Crocodile

    $11.90

    Written by Laura Amy Schlitz  |  Illustrated by Brian FlocapaperbackA Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist join forces to give an over-schedul...

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  • If You Love Cooking, You Could Be...

    $8.50

    Written by Elizabeth Dennis  |  Illustrated by Natalie KweepaperbackLearn all about the cool jobs you could have if you love cooking in this non-fi...

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  • If You Love Fashion, You Could Be...

    $8.50

    Written by May Nakamura  |  Illustrated by Natalie KweepaperbackDo you love fashion and everything about clothes? Then you can become a fashion des...

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  • If You Love Dolphins, You Could Be...

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    Written by May Nakamura  |  Illustrated by May NakamurapaperbackDo you love dolphins and the ocean? Then you could be a marine biologist, an aquati...

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  • If You Love Robots, You Could Be...

    $8.50

    Written by May Nakamura  |  Illustrated by Natalie KweepaperbackDo you love robots? Is your family’s robot vacuum your favorite thing in the house?...

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  • Charlie & Mouse

    $12.30

    Written by Laurel Snyder  |  Illustrated by Emily Hughespaperback Four hilarious stories, two inventive brothers, one irresistible book! Join Charl...

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  • Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy

    $12.30

    Written by Laurel Snyder  |  Illustrated by Emily HughespaperbackIn this heartwarming sequel to Laurel Snyder's beginning chapter book Charlie &...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Sad

    $8.50

    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackIf feeling blue isn’t bad enough, it’s even worse without your best furry fri...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Happy

    $8.50

    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackThis Makes Me Happy follows a young girl on a field trip to the fair, complet...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Angry

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    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackIn This Makes Me Angry, a young boy is not having a good day. And between the...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Silly

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    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackIn This Makes Me Silly, a little girl and her brother go with their family to ...

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  • A Positive Power Story: I Am Strong

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    Written by Suzy Capozzi  |  Illustrated by Eren UntenpaperbackI Am Strong follows a young boy on a fun-filled day as he learns what it means to be...

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  • A Positive Power Story: I Am Kind

    $8.50

    Written by Suzy Capozzi  |  Illustrated by Eren UntenpaperbackI Am Kind follows a little girl who sees kindness all around her. Her mother is kind...

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  • A Positive Power Story: I Am Helpful

    $8.50

    Written by Suzy Capozzi  |  Illustrated by Eren UntenpaperbackThe little girl in I Am Helpful thought that having a baby sister would be fun. But ...

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  • I Want to Be a Pilot

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    Written by Laura Driscoll  |  Illustrated by Catalina EcheverripaperbackPilots fly airplanes! Did you know that there are many different kinds of p...

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  • Float, Flutter

    $8.50

    Written by Marilyn Singer  |  Illustrated by Kathryn DurstpaperbackAward-winning author Marilyn Singer opens up an entire world of imagination in o...

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  • Axel the Truck : Field Trip

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    Written by J. D. Riley  |  Illustrated by Brandon DormanpaperbackAxel is a little truck with big, big wheels who loves exploring and adventure. In ...

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  • Gulp, Gobble

    $8.50

    Written by Marilyn Singer  |  Illustrated by Kathryn DurstpaperbackAward-winning author Marilyn Singer opens up an entire world of imagination in...

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  • Poems Aloud: An anthology of poems to read out loud

    $23.50

    Written by Joseph Coelho  |  Illustrated by Daniel Gray-BarnetthardcoverA wittily illustrated anthology of poems, designed to be read aloud. Twent...

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  • Unicorn Diaries: Bo's Magical New Friend

    $8.50

    Written and Illustrated by Rebecca ElliottpaperbackBo Tinseltail loves going to Sparklegrove School with the other unicorns. Every unicorn has a ma...

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  • Unicorn Diaries: Bo and the Dragon-Pup

    $8.50

    Written and Illustrated by Rebecca ElliottpaperbackWith easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page...

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    $8.50