Starting School Book Guide for 2013!

  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. . .

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Pete the Cat: Pete’s Big Lunch (I Can Read!) by James Dean

Pete the Cat is now in beginning reader format! In this cool new story, Pete makes the biggest sandwich he’s ever seen!

Pete the Cat launches into a groovy new format-My First beginning readers! In this hilarious I Can Read tale, Pete makes a sandwich so big that he has to share.

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Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin and James Dean

Santa knows just who to call when he needs help delivering presents on Christmas-everyone’s favorite groovy cat!

‘Twas the day before Christmas and Santa was ill.
In the cold winter wind he had caught a bad chill.
Will Christmas be canceled? Will it come to that?
“Never!” cried Santa. “Let’s call Pete the Cat!”

In this rockin’ new spin on the traditional tale “The Night Before Christmas,” Pete the Cat proves that giving your all in the spirit of Christmas is the totally groovy thing to do.

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Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by James Dean and Eric Litwin

Pete the Cat is wearing his favorite shirt—the one with the four totally groovy buttons. But when one falls off, does Pete cry? Goodness no! He just keeps on singing his song—after all, what could be groovier than three groovy buttons? Count down with Pete in this rocking new story from the creators of the bestselling Pete the Cat books.

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