SAA Grade 3 Summer Reading

All orders placed between now and May 10 will be delivered to your son at SAA before the end of school. Any purchases made at the store during this time will benefit SAA!

Order summer reading or anything else from The Twig Book Shop between now and May 10 and a portion of your purchase will be donated to the San Antonio Academy Library! When shopping in the store, be sure to alert the Twig associate to attribute your sale to the San Antonio Academy. When shopping online please put SAA in the order notes.

Orders may be submitted online 24/7 or by phone between 10am and 6 pm daily (210-826-6411).

Orders placed after May 10 can either be mailed to your home (shipping charges apply) or picked up at The Twig for no extra charge.

Please be sure to choose "Pick up at store" as the delivery option if you do not wish to pay for shipping!

Thank you for supporting your local, independent bookstore!


 

97 Ways to Train a Dragon: Dragon Slayer's Academy 9 (Dragon Slayers' Academy #9) By Kate McMullan, Bill Basso (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate McMullan, Bill Basso (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780448431772
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - September 15th, 2003

Wiglaf's supposed to be a dragon slayer, but he's more like a dragon babysitter when he finds a baby dragon and decides to keep it! Back in his first new adventure in four years, Wiglaf is as funny and appealing as ever.


Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things By Lenore Look, Leuyen Pham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lenore Look, Leuyen Pham (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375849305
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Published: Yearling - May 12th, 2009

The first book in a hilarious chapter book series that tackles anxiety in a fun, kid-friendly way. Perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers, and fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid!


Calendar Mysteries #8: August Acrobat By Ron Roy, John Steven Gurney (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ron Roy, John Steven Gurney (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375868863
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 26th, 2012

It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy! With the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries kids!

August is for Acrobat...


Batter Up! (Jake Maddox Sports Stories) By Jake Maddox, Sean Tiffany (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jake Maddox, Sean Tiffany (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781434205155
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Published: Stone Arch Books - January 1st, 2008

Caleb has always batted with the same wood bat--until the other team accuses Caleb of cheating by tampering with the bat Now Caleb is forced to use the aluminum bat. How is he supposed to help his team win when he keeps striking out?


Because of Mr. Terupt By Rob Buyea Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780375858246
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Published: Yearling - October 11th, 2011

Seven students are about to have their lives changed by one amazing teacher in this school story sequel filled with unique characters every reader can relate to.


Big Nate Goes for Broke By Lincoln Peirce, Lincoln Peirce (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lincoln Peirce, Lincoln Peirce (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062367532
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Published: HarperCollins - February 16th, 2016

Now an animated series from Paramount + & Nickelodeon!

Big Nate is going for broke in the fourth novel in the hilarious New York Times bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce!


Big Nate Strikes Again By Lincoln Peirce, Lincoln Peirce (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lincoln Peirce, Lincoln Peirce (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062283580
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Published: HarperCollins - March 10th, 2015

Now an animated series from Paramount + & Nickelodeon!

For fans of Jeff Kinney and Raina Telgemeier, here comes the second novel in the New York Times bestselling Big Nate series. 

BIG NATE will surpass all others!


The Boxcar Children (The Boxcar Children Mysteries #1) By Gertrude Chandler Warner, L. Kate Deal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780807508527
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 1989

Four brave siblings were searching for a home – and found a life of adventure! Join the Boxcar Children as they set out on their own in the first book in this illustrated chapter book series beloved by generations of readers.


Boy in the Doghouse By Betsy Duffey, Leslie Morrill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Betsy Duffey, Leslie Morrill (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781442452268
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 29th, 2011

George loves his new puppy, Lucky, but Lucky is out of control. If George doesn’t train him soon, his parents will make George take Lucky back to the pound. As for Lucky, he has a lot of work to do, too—he has to train George to give him more ham. By the end of this funny story, Lucky comes to realize that he can train George by doing the right thing.


Werewolves Don't Go to Summer Camp (Adventures of the Bailey School Kids #2) By Debbie Dadey, Shapiro, Marcia Thornton Jones (Joint Author) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780590440615
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Scholastic - July 1st, 1991

The hugely popular early chapter book series re-emerges with a new look Brand-new eye-catching cover art brings a modern feel to this classic monster series for young readers.


Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet By Graham Salisbury Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375846007
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Published: Yearling - April 27th, 2010

A humorous chapter book about a fourth-grade boy, full of the fun of growing up in Hawaii.
 
Calvin Coconut lives near the beach in Kailua, Hawaii, with his mom and his little sister. All his friends live there, too.


Cam Jansen: Cam Jansen and the Summer Camp Mysteries: A Super Special By David A. Adler, Joy Allen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David A. Adler, Joy Allen (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142407424
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Published: Puffin Books - April 5th, 2007

No mystery is too great for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her amazing photographic memory!


Canoe Days By Gary Paulsen, Ruth Wright Paulsen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gary Paulsen, Ruth Wright Paulsen (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440414414
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Published: Dragonfly Books - June 12th, 2001

Opening this book is like sitting down in a canoe, taking up a paddle, and gliding out into the summer beauty of a hidden lake. In this picture book that is as refreshing and inviting as a perfect canoe day, a fawn peeks out from the trees as ducklings fan out behind their mother. Butterflies pause and fish laze beneath the lily pads.


Captive! (World of Adventure #8) By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780375895104
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Published: Yearling - November 6th, 2001

Something loud crashed over their heads, and they could hear gravel and dirt hitting the top of the truck. It happened again and again. The last sound they heard was the scrape of a shovel picking up more dirt. Then it was quiet.


The Case of the Lost Boy (The Buddy Files #1) By Dori Hillestad Butler, Jeremy Tugeau (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807509326
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - September 1st, 2010

"My name is King. I am a dog. I am also a detective."



King has a very big mystery to solve. His family is missing, and he's been put in the P-O-U-N-D. Why doesn't his beloved human (Kayla) come to get him? When King is adopted by Connor and his mom, things get more confusing. The new family calls him Buddy!



Cat Diaries: Secret Writings of the MEOW Society By Betsy Byars, Betsy Duffey, Laurie Myers, Erik Brooks (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250073280
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Published: Square Fish - April 12th, 2016

An irresistible collection of short stories for cat lovers.


The Celery Stalks at Midnight (Bunnicula and Friends) By James Howe, Leslie Morrill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By James Howe, Leslie Morrill (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416928140
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2006

HARE TODAY, GONE TOMORROW

Bunnicula is missing! Chester is convinced all the world's vegetables are in danger of being drained of their life juices and turned into zombies. Soon he has Harold and Howie running around sticking toothpicks through hearts of lettuce and any other veggie in sight.


The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse: A Chet Gecko Mystery By Bruce Hale, Bruce Hale (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bruce Hale, Bruce Hale (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780152024857
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Published: Clarion Books - April 1st, 2001

Chet Gecko loves a good mystery. Almost more than he loves his fee—stinkbug pie.


Danger on Midnight River: World of Adventure Series, Book 6 By Gary Paulsen Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780440410287
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Published: Yearling - July 1st, 1995

Slow-learner Daniel Martin escapes his peers' teasing by spending most of his time outdoors. But when a van crash plunges him and a gang of bullies in the river, Daniel must choose between saving himself and risking his life to save the others.


Invisible Inkling: Dangerous Pumpkins By Emily Jenkins, Harry Bliss (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily Jenkins, Harry Bliss (Illustrator)
$14.99
This title is a special order. Please call the shop at (210)826-6411 to check availability.
ISBN: 9780061802232
Published: Balzer + Bray - July 24th, 2012

It’s Halloween in Emily Jenkins’s Dangerous Pumpkins, the second title in the chapter-book series about a Brooklyn fourth grader and his invisible furry pal.


Dinosaur Time (I Can Read Level 1) By Peggy Parish, Arnold Lobel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Peggy Parish, Arnold Lobel (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780064440370
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Published: HarperCollins - June 29th, 1983

A fun introduction to eleven different dinosaurs—their size, their diet, the pronunciation of their names, and their distinctive characteristics.


The Dog That Stole Football Plays (Passport to Reading Level 3) By Matt Christopher, Steve Bjorkman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matt Christopher, Steve Bjorkman (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780316218498
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Published: LB Kids - September 3rd, 2013

Newly independent readers will love this classic football story now illustrated in full color with brand new artwork!
Mike's telepathic dog Harry is able to tell him what the other football team plans to do on the field, but Mike wonders--is it cheating? Can he win the game without Harry's help?
Passport to Reading Level 3


The Dragon of Doom (Moongobble and Me) By Bruce Coville, Katherine Coville (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bruce Coville, Katherine Coville (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780689857577
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Published: Aladdin - February 1st, 2005

Edward is bored with life in the little town of Pigbone.
Then Moongobble the Magician and his faithful toad, Urk, move into the cottage on the hill.
Soon Edward has a job helping Moongobble. And Moongobble needs a lot of help, because it turns out he is not a very good magician. (His spells keep turning things into cheese!)
Edward has never been so busy -- or so happy.


Eggs By Jerry Spinelli Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316166478
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2008

Eggs is a quirky and moving novel about two very complicated, damaged children. David has recently lost his mother to a freak accident, his salesman father is constantly on the road, and he is letting his anger out on his grandmother. Primrose lives with her unstable, childlike, fortuneteller mother, and the only evidence of the father she never knew is a framed picture.


The Enormous Crocodile By Roald Dahl Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142414538
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2009

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG

The Enormous Crocodile is a horrid greedy grumptious brute who loves to guzzle up little boys and girls. But the other animals have had enough of his cunning tricks, so they scheme to get the better of this foul fiend, once and for all!


Fantastic Mr. Fox By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142410349
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 16th, 2007

Nobody outfoxes Fantastic Mr. Fox!


Capital Mysteries #6: Fireworks at the FBI By Ron Roy, Timothy Bush (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ron Roy, Timothy Bush (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780375875274
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 23rd, 2006

From popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy comes a red, white, and blue mystery perfect for the election season! 
 


Freckle Juice By Judy Blume, Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Judy Blume, Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781481411028
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 27th, 2014

What’s a guy gotta do to get some freckles? This perennial bestselling favorite from Judy Blume has a fresh new look!

More than anything in the world, Andrew Marcus wants freckles. His classmate Nicky has freckles—they cover his face, his ears, and the whole back of his neck. But when Andrew asks Nicky where he got them, Nicky just says he was born with them.


Frog and Friends: Frog's Flying Adventure (I Am a Reader!) By Eve Bunting, Josee Masse (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eve Bunting, Josee Masse (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9781585368068
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - October 1st, 2012

Welcome to Frog and his world. He enjoys nothing better than spending time floating in his pond or visiting with his friends. He appreciates the simpler things in life and would prefer that things stay just the way they are--nice and peaceful.


The Good Dog By Avi Cover Image
By Avi
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689838255
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2003

When the Wild Calls

McKinley, a malamute, is a good dog -- he's reliable and trustworthy. Whether it's watching over the other dogs of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, or taking care of his human pup, Jack, McKinley never even thinks of letting anyone down -- until he meets Lupin.


Hamster Magic (Magical Mix-Ups #1) By Lynne Jonell, Brandon Dorman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lynne Jonell, Brandon Dorman (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780375866166
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2012

From Lynne Jonell, the popular author of Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat, comes a high-spirited story of mixed-up magic and wishes gone awry.


The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog By John R. Erickson, Gerald L. Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781591881018
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Published: Maverick Books (TX) - October 15th, 2011

The popular Hank the Cowdog series is based on the humorous antics of the canine Head of Ranch Security. In this first book, Hank and his little buddy, Drover, set out to solve a series of baffling murders on the ranch. Is Hank a suspect? An Outlaw? Can he clear his good name?


Have a Hot Time, Hades! (Myth-O-Mania #1) By Kate McMullan, Denis Zilber (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate McMullan, Denis Zilber (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781434234377
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Published: Stone Arch Books - July 1st, 2011

Think you know the real story behind the Greek myths? Think again. Most people only know what Zeus wants them to. But the truth is, Zeus is a total myth-o-maniac. Hades, King of the Underworld, is here to set the record straight on how he ended up as Ruler of the Underworld and Zeus became King of the Gods.


Hooper Finds a Family: A Hurricane Katrina Dog's Survival Tale By Jane Paley Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062011053
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Published: HarperCollins - July 3rd, 2018

Winner of the Christopher Award and Florida's Sunshine State Young Readers Award

He's endearing. He's funny. He's a survivor.

In this moving tale of adventure and triumph based on a true story, meet Hooper, the tenacious puppy who makes an incredible journey in search of home.


Horrible Harry Moves up to the Third Grade By Suzy Kline, Frank Remkiewicz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Suzy Kline, Frank Remkiewicz (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780140389722
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Published: Puffin Books - July 10th, 2000

Third grade brings lots of surprises, but one thing hasn't changed a bit--Harry and Sidney are still sworn enemies. And their relationship only gets worse when Sidney accidentally kills Harry's pet spider. But Harry comes up with a horribly funny way to get revenge during a class trip to a creepy copper mine.


How to Steal a Dog: A Novel By Barbara O'Connor Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780312561123
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Published: Square Fish - April 27th, 2009

Don't miss Barbara O'Connor's other middle-grade work—like Wish; Wonderland; Greetings from Nowhere; Fame and Glory in Freedom, Georgia; The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester; and more!


I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 (I Survived #3) By Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545206969
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - March 1st, 2011

The horror of Hurricane Katrina is brought vividly to life in this fictional account of a boy, a dog, and the storm of the century.

Barry's family tries to evacuate before Hurricane Katrina hits their home in New Orleans. But when Barry's little sister gets terribly sick, they're forced to stay home and wait out the storm.At first, Katrina doesn't seem to be as bad as predicted.


Invasion of the Road Weenies: and Other Warped and Creepy Tales (Weenies Stories) By David Lubar Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780765353252
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Published: Starscape - August 29th, 2006

Invasion of the Road Weenies, a collection of warped and creepy tales ranging from the silly and offbeat to flat-out horrifying from the award-winning storyteller and master of the macabre, David Lubar


Capital Mysteries #2: Kidnapped at the Capital By Ron Roy, Liza Woodruff (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ron Roy, Liza Woodruff (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780307265142
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2002

From popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy comes a red, white, and blue mystery perfect for the election season! 


Marvin Redpost #1: Kidnapped at Birth? By Louis Sachar, Adam Record (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Louis Sachar, Adam Record (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780679819462
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 1992

This chapter book series by Newbery Honor–winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar features one hilariously overactive imagination!
 


Melonhead By Katy Kelly, Gillian Johnson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katy Kelly, Gillian Johnson (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440421870
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Published: Yearling - May 11th, 2010

Melonhead, the first book in author Katy Kelly's laugh-out-loud chapter book series, is now in paperback!
 


Day of the Dragon King (Magic Tree House (R) #14) By Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780679890515
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 20th, 1998

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!


My Weird School #7: Mrs. Cooney Is Loony! By Dan Gutman, Jim Paillot (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dan Gutman, Jim Paillot (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780060745226
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Published: HarperCollins - May 31st, 2005

With more than 30 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!


Nate the Great and the Big Sniff By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Mitchell Sharmat, Martha Weston (Illustrator) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780440415022
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Published: Yearling - February 11th, 2003

Beginning readers are introduced to the detective mystery genre in these chapter books. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! 


Otis Spofford By Beverly Cleary, Tracy Dockray (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beverly Cleary, Tracy Dockray (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780380709199
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Published: HarperCollins - August 12th, 2008

Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary brings her understanding and warmth to every page of this wonderful story of a "bad boy."

When it comes to stirring up a little excitement in class, Otis Spofford knows just what to do. He can turn a folk dance fiesta into a three-ring circus . . . or an arithmetic lesson into a spitball marathon.


Perfect Game (Fred Bowen Sports Story Series #18) By Fred Bowen Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781561456253
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Published: Peachtree - March 5th, 2013

Isaac is determined to pitch a perfect game: no hits, no runs, no walks, and no errors.

He can't settle for less if he wants to make the summer all-star team. But when he allows a hit, Isaac keeps losing his cool on the mound and can't get his head back in the game.


Point Guard Prank (Jake Maddox Sports Stories) By Jake Maddox, Sean Tiffany (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jake Maddox, Sean Tiffany (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781434242075
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Published: Stone Arch Books - July 1st, 2012

Someone keeps playing pranks on Ryan and it is starting to affect how he plays basketball. Who is the big prankster and why is he or she out to get Ryan? Part of the Jake Maddox series of books, this story is sure to hook young sports fans.


Sideways Stories from Wayside School By Louis Sachar, Adam McCauley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Louis Sachar, Adam McCauley (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780380698714
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Published: HarperCollins - March 26th, 2019

Bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Louis Sachar knows how to make readers laugh. And there are laughs galore in perennial favorite Sideways Stories from Wayside School, the first book in the series!


Space Brat By Bruce Coville, Katherine Coville (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bruce Coville, Katherine Coville (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780671745677
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Published: Aladdin - August 1st, 1992

Space Brat is Bruce Coville's first installment in the Space Brat series, illustrated by Kathrine Coville.

After running off, Blork loses his way and lands in a strange place ruled by a grumpy man named Squat, a creature who, Blork discovers, is nastier and brattier than Blork.


Stink and the Great Guinea Pig Express By Megan McDonald, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Megan McDonald, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781536213805
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - March 9th, 2021

"Fans of Judy Moody and her brother, Stink, will find everything they love here – friendships, riddles, adventure, and animals." – Kirkus Reviews


Strider By Beverly Cleary, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beverly Cleary, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780380712366
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Published: HarperCollins - August 8th, 2000

This sequel to Beverly Cleary's beloved Newbery Medal-winning classic, Dear Mr. Henshaw, stars Strider, a dog who loves to run.

Can a stray dog change the life of a teenage boy? It looks as if Strider can.


Touchdown Triumph (Jake Maddox Sports Stories) By Jake Maddox, Jesus Aburto (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jake Maddox, Jesus Aburto (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781496504968
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Published: Stone Arch Books - August 1st, 2015

Oliver Jeffries is used to moving around. His dad is in the Army, and moving is just part of life. But it finally looks like they'll be staying in one place, and Oliver decides to join Jackson Middle School's football team. Things couldn't be going better: he's the starting wide receiver, his team is undefeated, and he's actually starting to make friends.


The Vanishing Coin (Magic Shop Series #1) By Kate Egan, Mike Lane, Eric Wight (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Egan, Mike Lane, Eric Wight (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250040435
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 22nd, 2014

Want to see something cool?
I can make that quarter vanish.
All it takes is a little magic…


Waiting for the Magic By Patricia MacLachlan, Amy June Bates (Illustrator) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781416927464
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2012

People may drift apart, but love can hold them together. A touching tale of pets and family told in the “venerable spare and moving style” of Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan, author of Sarah, Plain and Tall (Booklist).

When William’s father leaves, his mother promptly goes out and adds four dogs and a cat to their lives.


Watchdog and the Coyotes By Bill Wallace Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780671890759
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Published: Aladdin - September 1st, 1995

Some dogs have a bark bigger than their bite. But Sweetie, The Great Dane, can't afford to bark -- or bite.
After three little nips and three masters, the next stop is the pound. So when the burglar comes calling, he waves his tail. When coyotes come prowling, he tries to make peace -- as they howl in scorn.


Wild River By P.J. Petersen Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375846243
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Published: Yearling - July 9th, 2013

When twelve-year-old Ryan reluctantly agrees to join his experienced older brother, Tanner, on a camping trip, he never dreams that it will turn into the most frightening day of his life.


The World According to Humphrey By Betty G. Birney Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142403525
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Published: Puffin Books - May 5th, 2005

The first book in the series about everyone's favorite classroom pet!


Zack Files 27: My Teacher Ate My Homework (The Zack Files #27) By Dan Greenburg, Jack E. Davis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dan Greenburg, Jack E. Davis (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448426839
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - August 26th, 2002

Zack's new substitute teacher seems kind of odd. And she is rather hairy. And get this, her name is Mrs. Wolfowitz! But is she really a werewolf? Or just one very weird lady who happens to like the taste of homework papers? Read on to find out!