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Being Teddy Roosevelt
3.53
Inspiration comes from unlikely places, especially for Riley O'Rourke. Who knew that Teddy Roosevelt would have given him the incentive to get what he...more
Dec 16, 2009
Dec 16, 2009
 
No Talking
3.93
Can they do it? Can every fifth-grader at Laketon Elementary School stop talking for 48 hours? It's the boys against the girl or Dave Packer's boys ag...more
Jan 22, 2010
Jan 22, 2010
 
The BFG
4.18
When Sophie is snatched from her bed at the orphanage where she lives, she is startled by the sight of her captor, The BFG or Big Friendly Giant. He s...more
Jan 17, 2010
Jan 17, 2010
 
Kenny and the Dragon
3.91
Kenny and the Dragon is a delightful, descriptive tale about Kenny, the rabbit who just happens to have a dragon as his best friend. Kenny knows that...more
Jan 22, 2010
Jan 22, 2010
 
How to Steal a Dog
3.86
Out of desperation for their seemingly hopeless situation, Georgina persuades her little brother Toby to help her 'steal' a dog and then claim the nea...more
Jan 13, 2010
Jan 13, 2010
 
Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat
3.85
Being good doesn't always get you what you truly desire...just ask Emmy. She's a good student, is obedient, and listens to her awful, despicable nanny...more
Jan 24, 2010
Jan 22, 2010
 
Oggie Cooder
3.60
What's better...being a fleeting celebrity or being true to yourself. That's the question for Oggie Cooder. Hidden Talents, a very popular TV show fin...more
Dec 20, 2008
Dec 20, 2008
 
Dodger and Me
3.35
Gosh, what would you do with three wishes? For Willie, when all his 5th grade classmates call him Wimpy, it should be pretty simple, right? Be popular...more
Jan 13, 2010
Jan 10, 2010
 
Where I Live
4.00
A sweet story about friendship, moving, sadness, and making new friends. Diana finds out she is moving after her father loses his job. She will miss h...more
Jan 07, 2010
Jan 07, 2010
 
Secret Identity (Shredderman, #1)
3.71
Shredderman: Secret Identity by Wendelin Van Draanen is a story every person who has been to school knows about. The bully seemingly runs the school u...more
Sep 15, 2009
Sep 15, 2009
 
The Year of the Dog
3.88
Pacy lives in upstate New York with her parents and two sisters, Lissy and Ki-Ki. They have acclimated to America, but still fondly celebrate and hold...more
Apr 02, 2008
Apr 03, 2008
 
The Aurora County All-Stars
3.74
Baseball,Poetry, and Ballet...hmmm...you would never think they could come together, but they do! House Jackson, ace pitcher for the Aurora County All...more
Jan 2008
Jan 18, 2008
 
The Houdini Box
3.94
Of course a book written by Brian Selznick would have delightful, intricate illustrations and The Houdini Box does not disappoint. The drawings are as...more
Dec 02, 2009
Dec 02, 2009
 
Henry's Freedom Box
4.41
Henry Brown, touted as one of the Underground Railroad’s most famous ‘passengers’, cleverly formulates and carries out a way to travel to freedom. Hen...more
Mar 31, 2008
Mar 31, 2008
 
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
3.73
Sky Boys tells the story of the thrilling, dangerous work in building The Empire State Building. As New Yorkers desperately try to find work during Th...more
Nov 16, 2009
Nov 16, 2009
 
Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman
3.82
Boys of Steel:The Creators of Superman is a short, concise biography about the two ingenous men who created the superhero, Superman. Full of doubt, cr...more
Jan 05, 2010
Jan 05, 2010
 
Ivy and Bean (Ivy and Bean, #1)
3.84
An endearing little story about Bean, her sister Nancy, and an across-the cul-de-sac neighbor, Ivy. At first, Bean thinks Ivy is boring, always wearin...more
Dec 28, 2009
Dec 28, 2009
 
Hachiko Waits
4.27
Based on a true story...this heart-warming tale of a loyal dog and his owner will make you believe in everything that is good and right with the world...more
Dec 2006
Jan 18, 2008
 
Stand Tall, Abe Lincoln
3.64
Some new, little-known, surprising facts about Abe Lincoln, will enchant young readers. With a loving, bible-reading mother, and a caring, supportive...more
Apr 21, 2008
Apr 21, 2008
 
Frogs
4.28
Exquistive, bright photographs accompany this factual book about the many varieties of frogs. The information is fascinating, yet not-too-overwhelming...more
Nov 12, 2009
Nov 12, 2009
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