Eddie's father, two uncles, and best friend are all dead, and it's a struggle for him not to end up the same way. Violence makes Fresno wallow in tears, as if a huge onion were buried beneath the city. Making an effort to walk a straight line despite constant temptations and frustrations, Eddie searches for answers--and discovers that his closest friends may actually be his worst enemies. Includes a reader's guide and a glossary of Spanish words and phrases.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/1/2006Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
The Queen of Burgers has drawn together her tastiest recipes for the ultimate between-the-buns experience. Whether you're cooking for one or for one hundred in your own backyard burger bash,The Book of Burger has you covered for bringing family and friends together for the love of burgers! Please 'em all-big and small-with everything from burgers to sandwiches, hot dogs, fries, sliders, and sloppies, and so much more. Start with Rach's "Big Spicy Mac," tempting you from the cover, or go with the heavenly French Onion Burgers. And if beef isn't your thing, there are plenty of chicken, pork, salmon, veggie, and lamb patties. Want a mind-blowing sandwich? Whip up the BEST one Rachael has ever made: the 7-Hour Smoked Brisket Sandwich with Smoky BBQ Sauce. Rachael even shares her legendary pickle recipe and her own homemade burger blend. Want a fun, cute, tasty bite-size treat to pass around? Rachael is slider obsessed and you will be, too: try the Mexican Pulled Pork Sliders. Rachael's friends from the New York and South Beach Wine & Food Festivals' Burger Bashes also contribute their award-winning recipes, including Bobby Flay's Louisiana Burger and Masaharu Morimoto's Kakuni Burger.Format: Paperback Pages: 336
B-U-R-P spells you-know-what!In the seventh book in the popular George Brown, Class Clown series, George learns the hard way that an onion a day won't keep the Super Burp away - despite what his best friend Alex might've hoped. It's bad enough that one of the pesky, magic belches escapes at the mall and another lets loose on a miniature golf course, but George is representing his school at the countywide spelling bee. A burp at the bee could definitely spell D-I-S-A-S-T-E-R!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/16/2012Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Playful and lighthearted with a subversive twist that is signature Lane Smith, It’s a Book is a delightful manifesto on behalf of print in the digital age. This satisfying, perfectly executed picture book has something to say to readers of all stripes and all ages.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/10/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
'Ear wacks have attacked Bumblyburg! LarryBoy's fiendish nemesis, Alvin the Onion, is behind it and has unleashed the awful ear wacks to interfere with being a good listener. When LarryBoy falls into Alvin's awful trap and he can no longer listen, it's up to Junior Asparagus and LarryBoy's faithful butler and mentor, Archie, to foil the evil plot. What will come of Bumblyburg now that their superhero is under Alvin's awful spell? Will Junior and Archie be able to convince LarryBoy to listen to them in time to save Bumblyburg? Will LarryBoy's super-suction ears be saturated with evil for all time? Alvin's out to rule the city and LarryBoy forever!'Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2002Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Now in diapers! For the youngest of readers who still prefer to chew on a book rather than read it, It's a Little Book asks what a book is for--Is it for chewing? Is it for wearing?--and answers the question in a warm and charming way. As funny and captivating as the bestselling It's a Book, It's a Little Book promises to delight a new generation of readers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/30/2011Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Originally published in mini hardcover (paper over board) editions, four of Todd Parr's very first books are now available in a chunky board book format with brand new cover designs. Bold and bright, funny and reassuring, these are perfect packages for preschoolers and will stand up to the repeated readings they are guaranteed to get!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/8/2004Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Have a Hug!There are all kinds of hugs.Porcupine hugs are done very carefully.Knee hugs are good for hugging someone tall.And piggyback hugs are the best way to see a parade.From birthday hugs to Great-Aunt Mary hugs, every hug has a purpose even a lamppost hug.You should never hug tomorrow when you can hug today.But which hug will you choose? Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 12/4/2001 Pages: 30 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Enjoyable, informative, and just plain nice.--Booklist From cuddling koalas to friendly penguins, an array of animals illustrates fun, sweet, and silly examples of how to be nice, showing simple ways young children can show they care for those around them. Caldecott Honor winner David Ezra Stein's lyrical text and funny illustrations make this a wonderful introduction to manners. Book Details:-Format: Board Book-Publication Date: 12/5/2013-Pages: 30-Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Teeth–they come in handy when you chew or smile! In Dr. Seuss’s hilarious ode to teeth, little ones will laugh out loud as they find out all the things teeth can do and how to take care of them so they last a lifetime! All the fun and charm of the original book are in this new board book version for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 6/24/2003Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Children express different moods, including "I feel very mad," "I feel like reading books all day," and "I feel like wearing funny underwear."Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/21/2005Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
This robot has two eyes, two arms, and two legs, but what really makes him tick? Inside The Robot Book, Heather Brown answers that question within an interactive story that features actual working--and moving--parts. Gears and cogs are mounted on each illustration to keep little fingers and imaginations engaged.While the junior engineer is tinkering away, parents will also be charmed by the story's warm text, which reveals the true secret behind what makes our robot tick. Here's a little hint: It isn't a gear, or bolt, or some other mechanical part, it's what's in his heart that counts the most. Perfect for year-round gift-giving, the book will be packaged inside a protective poly-bag.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 10/26/2010Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Part of the 8-book Tamora Pierce reissue for Fall 2006, this title in the Circle of Magic quartet features spellbinding new cover art. Coincides with the release of WILL OF THE EMPRESS in trade pb.Four elements of power, four mages-in-training learning to control them. In Book 2 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, earthquake damage has left Winding Circle vulnerable to pirate attack and Tris, Briar, Daja, and Sandry are working with the community to strengthen their defenses. When the pirate onslaught begins, two things become terribly clear: The pirates have a powerful new weapon--and they have an accomplice within Winding Circle. But they've failed to anticipate the fury of a young mage who has been betrayed once too often, and who has very stubborn, very loyal friends....Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/1999Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Our eyes see flies. Our eyes see ants. Sometimes they see pink underpants. Oh, say can you see? Dr. Seuss’s hilarious ode to eyes gives little ones a whole new appreciation for all the wonderful things to be seen!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 11/27/2001Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
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