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"On a normal morning, a boy named Thomas discovers his mother has been replaced by a fern ... a monstrous fern! What happened to his mom? Did the fern eat her? Where did this fern come from anyway? Outer space? Will eat his father too? Will it eat Thomas?"--
Thanks to Mom, everything about Maria matches—her clothes, her socks, her underwear, her backpack, and her lunchbox. Maria even matches the dog, the duvet, and the doilies. But Maria doesn’t want to be so matchy matchy. She wants to mix it up! Feathers and fringe! Pom-poms and plaid! Spikes and spots! Leopard and lace! Tie-dye and tutus! One day she does just that and asserts her very own unique style. --publisher
"Leaves and bacteria, insects and fish, bears and people, too--we're all part of one big circle of growing and eating and living"--Back cover
This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers' market. Whom to see, what to eat, and how produce is grown--it's all so exciting, fresh, and delicious. Readers are invited to peruse the stands and inspect vendors' wares with poems like "Farmer Greg's Free -Range Eggs," "Summer Checklist," and "Necessary Mess."
"A little girl and her new puppy get to know one another"- -
In this book without words, a boy opens a door and invites the reader to explore the magical world on the other side.
Matthew is very unhappy about moving to snow-free California just before Christmas, especially after his dog disappears, but his little sister's faith in miracles is almost contagious.
A letter from someone who was once an exasperating second-grader reveals her experiences with a teacher who brought out the best in her.
In this wordless picture book, a boy who is confined to his room fills his sketch pad with lions and elephants, then imagines himself on a safari
In simple text and illustrations, the author explains all the things that can happen in a minute--both good and bad.