First Day of School by Anne & Lizzy Rockwell Genre: Juvenile Fiction / School & Education Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3 Pages: 40 Paperback 9×9″ Date Published: June 2013 Publisher: Harper The kids from Mrs. Madoff’s classroom-“a charmed place” (Kirkus Reviews)-are preparing for a brand-new school year! The first day of school is full of new things. New is exciting! But it can also be scary. What will school be like this year? The kids from Mrs. Madoff’s class meet at the park and show off their new haircuts, new lunch boxes, new backpacks, and notebooks. They also show off their new independence: Nicholas thinks his haircut makes him look grown-up like his dad, Jessica can make her lunches all by herself, and Evan has his very own house key! Thinking back to last year, they remember how much fun Mrs. Madoff’s class turned out to. . .
Santa on the Loose! by Bruce Hale Illustrated by Dave Garbot Genre: Juvenile Fiction / Holidays & Celebrations Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3 Pages: 32 Hardcover Date Published: September 25th, 2012 Publisher: HarperCollins Santa’s sleigh is ready to go-except for one thing: THE PRESENTS ARE NOWHERE TO BE FOUND! Santa needs your help to find out who took the toys! Is the culprit an unhappy elf or a disgruntled reindeer or even-yikes!-a hungry polar bear? With so many possible suspects, Santa’s going to have to do some serious detective work to crack this case before Christmas comes! This look-and-find book is perfect gift for the holidays. Christmas time reads with Santa are always fun. This is a Where’s Waldo type book with a Finding Santa twist adding a mystery in through out as well as you find Santa and clues to discover who robbed them of toys.. . .