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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Summaries and New Books

Learn about the reasons for the popularity of the Diary of a Wimpy KId series and other books by Jeff Kinney and read a summary and publication information for each book.

The King's Stilts by Dr. Seuss

The King's Stilts by Dr. Seuss, a delightful picture book, has been reissued in honor of its 75th anniversary.

Z is for Moose

Z is for Moose is a very funny ABC book by Kelly Bingham, with illustrations by Paul O. Zelinsky. In this picture book review, find out what makes the book unique.

One Came Home by Amy Timberlake

One Came Home by Amy Timberlake is full of mystery, adventure and comedy in a coming of age story set in 1871, featuring a feisty 13 year old girl.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

While The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick is 500+ pages long and a novel for ages 9-14, more than half of the pages are illustrations, a unique and appealing format.

Nerd Camp - Summer Fun for Bright Kids

Nerd Camp, humorous fiction about a camp for very intelligent kids, will appeal to middle grade readers.

Ballpark Mysteries Series

The Ballpark Mysteries series by David A. Kelly, early chapter books illustrated by Mark Meyers, features mysteries that take place in different Major League ballparks and are solved by young cousins Mike and Kate.

Spotlight on Walter Dean Myers

Here is a biography of Walter Dean Myers, the award-winning author of young adult books who wrote numerous books for teens about African American youth, as well as picture books and children's poetry books..

Children's Books About the First 100 Days of School

Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day is one of a number of children's picture books about the first 100 days of school / kindergarten and 100th day celebrations in kindergarten and in other elementary school classes. Many schools count the first 100 days of school / kindergarten, share children's books like Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day about the 100 days, and have a 100th day of school party on the 100th day.

July 2014 Calendar of Children's Books

The July 2014 Calendar of Children's Books includes kids' books for the Fourth of July, author and illustrator birthdays and more.

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