Grumpy Gloria Book

Grumpy Gloria


  • Author : Anna Dewdney
  • Publisher : Viking Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000061139480

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Grumpy Gloria Excerpt :

Family members try various ways to cheer up their grouchy bulldog.

Atlantis Reborn Book

Atlantis Reborn


  • Author : Gloria Craw
  • Publisher : Entangled: digiTeen
  • Release Date : 2017-06-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 269
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633756106

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Atlantis Reborn Excerpt :

In a few days, I’ll officially be the Laurel clan chief—but it comes at a heavy cost. My human family, the McKyes, think I’m dead, and the only family I have left is my surly cousin, Theron. Plus the occasional visit from my dead mother. Gathering the fifteen clans of Atlantis is more tasking than I thought. Thank fate that Ian has my back, otherwise keeping the peace would be a total disaster. I want to give him my heart, too, but without an official likeness, or spontaneous pairing, it’s only wishful thinking. To make matters worse, someone out there has the formula to create human-Atlantian hybrids. For a hefty price. Certain chiefs are so desperate to increase our population that they refuse to see the price might be more than money; it could cost us our souls. If I can’t change their minds, the descendants of Atlantis could disappear forever. The Atlantis Rising series is best enjoyed in order. Reading Order: Book #1 Atlantis Rising Book #2 Atlantis Quest Book #3 Atlantis Reborn

Officer Buckle and Gloria Book
Score: 4
From 78 Ratings

Officer Buckle and Gloria


  • Author : Peggy Rathmann
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1995-09-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698152250

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Officer Buckle and Gloria Excerpt :

"Besides the beguiling story, the affable illustrations of the smiling Gloria, the accidental mayhem in the background, and the myriad safety tips -- such as 'always pull the toothpick out of your sandwhich' and 'never lick a stop sign in the winter' -- add to the enjoyment. A glorious picture book." -- The Horn Book"Rathmann is a quick rising star in the world of chidren's books. In this book, she again shows her flair for creating real characters, dramatic situations and for knowing what will make young audiences giggle and think." -- Children's Book Review Magazine"Rathman brings a lighter-than-air comic touch to this outstanding, solid-as-a-brick picture book." -- Publisher's Weekly"A five-star performance." -- School Library Journal

These Unlucky Stars Book

These Unlucky Stars


  • Author : Gillian McDunn
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781547605392

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These Unlucky Stars Excerpt :

From the highly acclaimed author of Caterpillar Summer comes a sweet and heartfelt story of a girl's unexpected friendship that changes her forever, perfect for fans of Lynda Mullaly Hunt. Ever since her mother left a few years ago, Annie has felt like the odd one out in her family. Her dad and brother are practical and organized--they just don't understand the way she thinks, in lines and color. Everywhere she turns, she feels like an outsider, even at school, so she's been reluctant to get close to anyone. When a "Ding-Dong-Ditch" attempt goes wrong, Annie finds herself stuck making amends with Gloria, the eccentric elderly lady she disturbed. As she begins to connect with Gloria and her weird little dog, it becomes clear that Gloria won't be able to live on her own for much longer. But it's this brief and important friendship that gives Annie the confidence to let people in, and see how rich life can be when you decide to make your own luck and chart your own path to happiness. In this heartwarming novel, acclaimed author Gillian McDunn shows us that even the most unexpected friendship has the power to change us forever. Acclaim for Caterpillar Summer An Indies Introduce Pick A Texas Bluebonnet Selection A Parents Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year An Amazon Best Book of the Year

The Daily Show  The Book  Book
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Daily Show The Book


  • Author : Chris Smith
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-11-22
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455565351

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The Daily Show The Book Excerpt :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The complete, uncensored history of the award-winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as told by its correspondents, writers, and host. For almost seventeen years, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart brilliantly redefined the borders between television comedy, political satire, and opinionated news coverage. It launched the careers of some of today's most significant comedians, highlighted the hypocrisies of the powerful, and garnered 23 Emmys. Now the show's behind-the-scenes gags, controversies, and camaraderie will be chronicled by the players themselves, from legendary host Jon Stewart to the star cast members and writers-including Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, and Steve Carell - plus some of The Daily Show's most prominent guests and adversaries: John and Cindy McCain, Glenn Beck, Tucker Carlson, and many more. This oral history takes the reader behind the curtain for all the show's highlights, from its origins as Comedy Central's underdog late-night program to Trevor Noah's succession, rising from a scrappy jester in the 24-hour political news cycle to become part of the beating heart of politics-a trusted source for not only comedy but also commentary, with a reputation for calling bullshit and an ability to effect real change in the world. Through years of incisive election coverage, passionate debates with President Obama and Hillary Clinton, feuds with Bill O'Reilly and Fox, and provocative takes on Wall Street and racism, The Daily Show has been a cultural touchstone. Now, for the first time, the people behind the show's seminal moments come together to share their memories of the last-minute rewrites, improvisations, pranks, romances, blow-ups, and moments of Zen both on and off the set of one of America's most groundbreaking shows.

Arc of Justice Book
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

Arc of Justice


  • Author : Kevin Boyle
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2007-04-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9781429900164

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Arc of Justice Excerpt :

An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggle In 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights. The advent of automobiles had brought workers from around the globe to compete for manufacturing jobs, and tensions often flared with the KKK in ascendance and violence rising. Ossian Sweet, a proud Negro doctor-grandson of a slave-had made the long climb from the ghetto to a home of his own in a previously all-white neighborhood. Yet just after his arrival, a mob gathered outside his house; suddenly, shots rang out: Sweet, or one of his defenders, had accidentally killed one of the whites threatening their lives and homes. And so it began-a chain of events that brought America's greatest attorney, Clarence Darrow, into the fray and transformed Sweet into a controversial symbol of equality. Historian Kevin Boyle weaves the police investigation and courtroom drama of Sweet's murder trial into an unforgettable tapestry of narrative history that documents the volatile America of the 1920s and movingly re-creates the Sweet family's journey from slavery through the Great Migration to the middle class. Ossian Sweet's story, so richly and poignantly captured here, is an epic tale of one man trapped by the battles of his era's changing times. Arc of Justice is the winner of the 2004 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Welcome to Wonderland  2  Beach Party Surf Monkey Book

Welcome to Wonderland 2 Beach Party Surf Monkey


  • Author : Chris Grabenstein
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2017-05-23
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553536126

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Welcome to Wonderland 2 Beach Party Surf Monkey Excerpt :

From Chris Grabenstein, the bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and coauthor with James Patterson of I Funny, House of Robots, and Treasure Hunters, comes the second hilarious, fun-in-the-sun adventure in his new illustrated series about all the wacky things that happen when you live in a motel! There’s always something wacky happening when you live in a motel, and P.T. (named after P. T. Barnum, of course) has grown up at the world’s wackiest! When word gets out that the hottest teen idols in Hollywood (plus current YouTube sensation Kevin the Monkey!) will be filming their next movie—Beach Party Surf Monkey—right in St. Pete’s Beach, Florida, P.T. and his friend Gloria know that the Wonderland would be the perfect location. Now they just have to convince the producers! But when things start to go wrong (crazed fans? missing stars?), it will take all of Gloria’s business genius and P.T.’s wild stories to save the movie before both it and the Wonderland are all washed up! BONUS: Includes fun extras like P.T. and Gloria’s Famous Fact-or-Fiction Quiz: Movie Edition

Penguinaut  Book
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Penguinaut


  • Author : Marcie Colleen
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-10-30
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338291100

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Penguinaut Excerpt :

The story of a small penguin with a big dream that's out of this world!

My Pillow Keeps Moving Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

My Pillow Keeps Moving


  • Author : Laura Gehl
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-01-16
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 10 : 9780425288269

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My Pillow Keeps Moving Excerpt :

A lonely man tries to buy a pillow . . . and ends up with a new best friend in this silly and sweet doggy tale, perfect for fans of Officer Buckle and Gloria. Dogs make good pillows, don't they? A clever pup ends up in a cozy home, and she'll do anything to stay there. She impersonates everything the lonely homeowner needs--a pillow, a footstool, a jacket. But in the end, being herself works best. Laura Gehl's spare, humorous text and New Yorker cartoonist Christopher Weyant's expressive characters will leave young readers giggling and begging for more.

Roly Poly Pangolin Book

Roly Poly Pangolin


  • Author : Anna Dewdney
  • Publisher : Viking Childrens Books
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 30
  • ISBN 10 : 0670011606

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Roly Poly Pangolin Excerpt :

Roly Poly, a pangolin, is shy and afraid of new things until he discovers that some new experiences are not bad at all. Includes facts about pangolins, an endangered species.

Black  White and Shades of Poetry Book

Black White and Shades of Poetry


  • Author : Gloria Duva DiRicco Knapp
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2009-10-24
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN 10 : 9780557153978

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Black White and Shades of Poetry Excerpt :

Black, White & Shades of Poetry is a beautiful collection of poems that will absolutely touch the hearts of many readers. The author expresses, through her poetry, a great sense of humor and wit as she reflects on family, relationships and the miracle we call life.

The Story Shell Book

The Story Shell


  • Author : Gloria Repp
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release Date : 2011-03-16
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 146091810X

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The Story Shell Excerpt :

Gaffer's wonderful story shell has disappeared! Is there a thief in Friendship Bog? Its up to Pibbin to follow the tracks, find the shell, and solve the mystery, alone.

Llama Llama Wakey Wake Book
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Llama Llama Wakey Wake


  • Author : Anna Dewdney
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-01-05
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 14
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101643242

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Llama Llama Wakey Wake Excerpt :

Start a brand-new day the Llama way with the first of two new boards books by Anna Dewdney. A good day starts with breakfast and brushing, kissing and hugging.

Love  Mama Book
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Love Mama


  • Author : Jeanette Bradley
  • Publisher : Roaring Brook Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250298041

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Love Mama Excerpt :

With a heartwarming story and tender illustrations, Jeanette Bradley's debut picture book Love, Mama is perfect for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and any day when a child needs a reminder of the strength of a mother's love. When Mama leaves her young penguin Kipling, he knows she'll return home soon—yet he still can't help but miss her. After all, Pillow Mama won't read, Picture Mama won't laugh, and Snow Mama is too cold to cuddle. But then Kipling receives a special delivery from Mama, including a note that reads: My love for you stretches across the wide ocean, through day and night, from earth to sky and back again. And Kipling knows that no matter where Mama is, he is loved. Soon, Mama comes home, and Kipling ends the day where he belongs—right in her arms.

On the Move  Book

On the Move


  • Author : Michael Teitelbaum
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-01-06
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 10
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416941781

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On the Move Excerpt :

Rita, Dan, Max and Ted are on the move in Trucktown! Kids will have hands-on fun with a movable part on each spread! Swing Wrecker Rosie's wrecking ball, spin Monster Truck Max's wheel, dump gravel from Dump Truck Dan's bed, and move Tow Truck Ted's hook up and down as he saves a good friend!