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A Three Day Hat

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R. R. Pottle the Third has a truly wonderful, extra-extraordinary collection of hats. But happiness eludes him. He is lonely and dreams of meeting a perfect wife ' who will, of course, be wearing a perfect hat.

One day, a day so bad that R. R. Pottle wears not one, not two, but three hats at once, his dream comes true in the best possible way.

This warm, comical story by talented new author Laura Geringer is crowned with full-color illustrations by Caldecott Medal winner Arnold Lobel.

Notable Children's Books of 1985 (ALA)
A Reading Rainbow Featured Selection

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370L
A Three Day Hat

Clara Caterpillar

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Clara is a cute cabbage Caterpillar. But to Catisha, who is catty and crimson, Clara is only a common caterpillar with no hope of becoming a colorful butterfly. Sure enough, Clara comes out cream colored. And during an encounter with a hungry crow, Clara proves that being colorful and conspicuous doesn't compare with being common, content, and courageous.

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AD660L
Clara Caterpillar

What Happens to a Hamburger?

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What happens to food after you eat it?
In this newly illustrated book, complete with photos, Paul Showers and Edward Miller take you on a journey through the human digestive system into the mouth, down the gullet, into the stomach, and finally into the small and large intestines. You will learn what each of these body parts does to help transform the food you eat. And you will also find out what happens to the food your body cannot use.

Everything that happens inside your body whenever you swallow a bite of food will amaze you!

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520L
What Happens to a Hamburger?

Listen, Slowly

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This remarkable novel from Thanhhà Lại, New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award–winning and Newbery Honor Book Inside Out & Back Again, follows a young girl as she learns the true meaning of family.

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Listen, Slowly

Writer to Writer, From Think to Ink

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Bestselling author of Ella Enchanted and fairy-tale master Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing in this companion to the popular Writing Magic.

Have you ever wanted to captivate readers with a great opening, create spectacular and fantastical creatures, make up an entire country, realize a dastardly villain, write an epic love story, or make your characters leap off the page? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Gail Carson Levine can help you achieve your goals.

Writer to Writer, From Think to Ink

How the States Got Their Shapes

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Learn about how our state borders were created and what is behind their definitions. This historical novel is an engaging and informative look at the geography of the United States of America.

Find the companion DVD here: How the States Got Their Shapes DVD

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How the States Got Their Shapes

Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs

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THIS BOOK IS PART OF THE DINOSAURS CURRICULUM KIT

In prehistoric days there were many different kinds of dinosaurs, big and small, those with spikes and those with long sharp teeth.

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AD720L
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs