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Based on an account documenting a true incident in Norwegian history, this book tells the story of the Birkebeiners, a group of brave warriors in 1264, who race to protect a baby, Prince Hakon, the future King of Norway, from his enemies, the Baglers. Find at your local library. This brief chapter book featuring short simple sentences and basic vocabulary introduces the story of Wilbur and Orville Wright, inventors of the airplane. Perfect for: Kids who like making friends. .
This beautifully illustrated book chronicles the career of Latino baseball star Roberto Clemente, from his childhood in Puerto Rico, through his major league career, and finally to his tragic death in a plane crash on his way to aid earthquake victims in Central America. Perfect for: Kids who like fantasy stories. Find at your local library. Duck brings democracy and elections to the farm in a bid to avoid work. Accompanied by adorable illustrations, Compost, by Gosh! This inspirational story follows Clemente from humble beginnings his first baseball glove was made from a coffee-bean sack to World Series fame in the major leagues to his legacy as a role model for aspiring baseball players and as a hero to the people of Puerto Rico for his humanitarian work. Everyone is anxious to have a turn to take our book home to share with their family.
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When Reggie invites Ira for his first sleepover, the boy is over the moon — until his sister asks with older sisterly malice if he plans to bring his teddy bear. Perfect for: Kids who like humor stories. Perfect for: Kids who like science and nature. Perfect for: Kids who like to read about real people. Palacio , by Faith Ringgold , by Dick King-Smith , by Rob Buyea , by Kate DiCamillo , by Pam Mu? The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Find at your local library. Woodcuts from the illustrator of Snowflake Bentley add dramatic effect to this mesmerizing tale.
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Once upon a time, there was a verbally creative rat, Bob, who managed to save his tail by telling tall tales. Perfect for: Kids who like to play games. The StoryPlace Elementary Library is full of great activities for you to explore. This book introduces the concept of a diary in a fun way. This book follows the daily routine of five diverse animals at a water hole on the African savannah from dawn until midnight. Find at your local library. Find at your local library.