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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Publisher: Amazon Children's Publishing; 1St Edition edition (2007, Apr 1st).
Sarah Simpson likes to get big ideas that will solve problems. But her best friend, Peter, presents her with a problem that seems impossible to solve. He wants a dog, but his granny Belle won’t let him have one. She says a dog would be too much work. Sarah tries to convince Peter to get another pet. But nothing works . . . until a stray cat turns up. Will Peter accept it? Will Granny Belle come around? Finally Sarah comes up with just the right BIG IDEA to solve the problem! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jamie Gilson
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb (2009, Aug 20th).
Hobie Hanson and the rest of his fourth-grade class can’t believe their luck: Mr. Star, their teacher who never gets stick, is not in school. That means they’re getting a SUB. That means it’s time for the class to have some FUN. It’s boys-against-girls in the fight to see who can sink the sub faster—and what starts with simple name-changing leads to an all-out flood in the classroom! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Mike Downs
Publisher: Tricycle Press (2005, May 1st).
Now in Paperback!Just in time for summer travel, this paperback edition of THE NOISY AIRPLANE RIDE offers a rhyming tour of the variety of sounds a child might hear before, during, and after takeoff. Rhythmic noises make for a great read-aloud.A final double-page spread helps clarify some of the sights and physical sensations of a plane ride, from luggage loading to queasiness."Will no doubt provide comfort to young, first-time flyers." -Booklist"A contribution both cogent and soothing to the scanty library of preflight, or in-flight, reading matter for young, infrequent flyers."-Kirkus Reviews moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Kacy Cook
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb; 1 edition (2010, Apr 1st).
Sometimes even the smallest thing can change your life forever. A squeaking sound outside Nell's bedroom leads her to a baby squirrel abandoned in her yard. Nell and her younger brothers end up saving two wild squirrels that appear to be orphaned. With the help of some online research and a new friend, Nell learns how to care for the squirrels, but she also learns that she should not try to do this on her own. Still, if Nell has the time and devotion, why shouldn't she raise the squirrels? She loves them, and they need her - don't they? Nell is willing to do anything to keep her new pets safe, even if involves telling a few lies. Author Kacy Cook has crafted a beautiful, classic debut novel about love, family, and nature that young readers will never forget. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability