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BISAC Subject JUV057000

JUVENILE FICTION / Stories in Verse (see also Poetry)

And Then Another Sheep Turned Up

Mama set another place. Papa found an extra seat. Hannah squeezed to make more space, Thrilled to have a guest to greet. Uh-oh! As the sheep family Passover seder begins, more and more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Be a Maker

How many things can you make in a day? A tower, a friend, a change? Rhyme, repetition, and a few seemingly straightforward questions engage young readers in a discussion about the many things… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • Dewey: [E]

Bubbe's Got the Beat

Walkin' with my family, Lookin' mighty neat, Gonna see my bubbe, She's got the beat! Join in the fun as a kid and his bubbe prepare for Shabbat! Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: [E]

Double Trouble in Walla Walla

It was an ordinary Monday morning in Walla Walla—until Lulu walked up to her English teacher's desk. "Mrs. Bell, I feel like a nit-wit. My homework is all higgledy-piggledy. Last night it was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Gus's Garage

Gus's workshop is chock-full of odds and ends. When his friend Rico comes over with a problem—his scooter seat is way too small for a rhino—Gus finds just the thing to fix it. One by one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • Dewey: [E]

Noel

The beauty and spirit of Christmas resounds in the melodic chimes of a church bell in this lyrical picture book by well-known author Tony Johnston with breathtaking illustrations by… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: 811'.54
Spring 2019

Raisins and Almonds: A Yiddish Lullaby

Scribble-scrabble. Scribble-scrabble. What is the noise coming from under Annie's bed? It's a little white goat, says her mother. Together mother and child create a fantastical adventure in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: [E]

That's Not a Hippopotamus!

A class trip to the zoo descends into a chaotic hunt for the missing hippopotamus. Teacher, zookeeper and all the children join the search. The noise and drama reaches a pitch, and no one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Ghostly Carousel: Delightfully Frightful Poems

A zombie family reunion, a "Jekyll lantern," a giggling undertaker, a telekinetic warlock . . . are you scared yet? Sure to induce shrieks and giggles in equal measure, Calef Brown's poems… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 811/.54