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Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat

Click, Clack, Boo!: A Tricky Treat

Recommended by Jean L.

Despite Farmer Brown's aversion to Halloween, the animals in the barn are hosting quite a party!

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How to Catch a Bogle

How to Catch a Bogle

Recommended by Tom S.

A Victorian monster-hunting adventure

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The Scarecrows' Wedding

The Scarecrows' Wedding

Recommended by Jennie H.

Another fun book from this great writer illustrator combo.

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The Thing About Luck

The Thing About Luck

Recommended by Thais R.

Winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature

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Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serous Fun

Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serous Fun

Recommended by Deb M.

A wonderful compendium of activities for the whole family

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Raise a reader!

Research shows one-on-one interaction between parent and child is critical for early learning. You can help your child develop important literacy and pre-reading skills. Five simple practices that help your child get ready to read are: Talking, Reading, Writing, Singing, and Playing.


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