"Mia wants a puppy more than anything, but her mom insists that they don't have room. So, Mia and her grandma invite some furry and feathered friends for a visit--Grandma's parrot, Mia's class bunny, a neighbor's cat, even the book club's pet pig. The apartment is overrun! But how will this yowling, squawking, snorting, snuffling chaos help Mia's cause? She plans to convince her mom that there's plenty of room for a pup--at least, once all the other animals are gone! This hilarious twist on the classic Yiddish folktale is a valuable reminder that there is always room for one more"--
"Featuring tender-hearted illustrations by renowned artist Syrus Marcus Ware, I Promise captures with love and honesty the intimate moments of parenting in all their messy glory--from dealing with a kid who doesn't want to brush their teeth to looking under the bed for monsters to cuddling after a long day."--
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
"Sumo Joe and his friends pretend to be sumo wrestlers, but when his little sister who takes Aikido wants to join them, Sumo Joe must choose between his friends and his sister. Includes author's note about sumo and aikido, and illustrated glossary"--
When Allie's crayon breaks, she stomps, smashes, crashes, and throws a tantrum, a fuss, and a fit. Her big brother wants to help her feel better. Will punching a pillow, squeezing a toy, or breathing deep breaths help Allie let go of her angry feelings, one layer at a time?