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    General Fiction

    Mar-2013

    Ramona Quimby - 0

    Do you ever feel like you have to share everything? Whether it's a bedroom with a sibling or a seat on the bus, there never seems to be anything that's just yours. Ramona Quimby knows this better than anyone else! If you're like her, then look no ...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2009

    Kids everywhere feel connected to Ramona's unique way of looking at the world as she tries to adjust to new teachers, feels jealous about Susan's curls, and is secretly pleased by Yard Ape's teasing. The scrapes she gets herself into--like wearing pa...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2005

    Jimmy and Janet are twins, but that doesn't mean they are just alike. When we first meet Jimmy, he wants to dig a real hole. He likes to use a real, grown-up shovel. While he's working, his sister, Janet, pretends to be a bird! She likes to use her ...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1999

    Ramona Quimby - 8

    Ramona Quimby is sure fourth grade will be “the best year of her life, so far.” She can show off her calluses from swinging on the rings in the park, sit across the aisle from the boy she calls Yard Ape, and enjoy her cheerful new teacher, Mrs. M...

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    General Fiction

    May-1998

    Aha Boo Cock-a-doodle-doo It's morning on the farm, and there are sights and sounds galore. Donkeys are braying, pigs are grunting, cows are mooing-even the jays are jabbering From clucks and cackles to rumbles and whoops, this rollicking alphabe...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1996

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1993

    The best part of Petey's bedtime is hearing the story of what happened on the day he was born. He knows the story so well that one night he tells it to his weary parents. Speeding cars, a yellow fire engine, and a tiny pair of cowboy boots are just t...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1991

    Related Books - 2

    Strider has a new habit. Whenever we stop, he places his paw on my foot. It isn't an accident because he always does it. I like to think he doesn't want to leave me. Can a stray dog change the life of a teenage boy? It looks as if Strider can. He's ...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1990

    The Twins -

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1990

    “WHO NEEDS THIS?” Maggie Schultz doesn't have any use for those wiggly, squiggly letters used in grownup handwriting. Even though Maggie's entire third grade class is learning to write, Maggie insists she will continue to print or write on the c...

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    General Fiction

    1989

    The Twins -

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    General Fiction

    1988

    Generations of children have grown up with Henry Huggins, Ramona Quimby, and all of their friends, families, and assorted pets. For everyone who has enjoyed the pranks and schemes, embarrassing moments, and all of the other poignant and colorful ima...

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    General Fiction

    1987

    Jimmy and Janet - 4

    A paper clip, a bead, and a spool are among Janet's thingamajigs--her special treasures. But her twin brother Jimmy won't stop touching them, and Janet wants her thingamajigs all to herself. Their mother is at her wits end--until the arrival of two g...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1984

    Ramona Quimby - 7

    What's going to happen next at the Quimby house? Things are changing quickly for Ramona, who finds that being a grown-up third-grader is hard work. Nothing is the way it used to be. Mr. Quimby worries about finding a teaching job, while Ramona wor...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1983

    Related Books - 1

    When, in second grade, Leigh writes to an author to tell him how much he "licked" his book, he never suspects that he'll still be writing to him four years later. And he never imagines the kinds of things he'll be writing about: Dear Mr. Henshaw, I ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1982

    Ralph S. Mouse - 3

    Ralph "Smart" Mouse is fed up with living at the country inn with his rowdy mouse cousins who always want to ride his motorcycle. When his pal Ryan Bramble takes him to school, Ralph is delighted with his new home and instant rise to fame. But Ralph...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1981

    Ramona Quimby - 6

    Everything depends on Ramona. Ramona's job is to be nice to fussy Mrs. Kemp, who watches her while her mother works. If Mrs. Quimby didn't work, Mr. Quimby couldn't return to college. On top of all that, third grade isn't turning out as Ramona expec...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1979

    Ramona Quimby - 5

    Ramona wished her mother would quit her job and stay home all day the way she used to. Then maybe she'd have time to notice that Ramona was not a baby anymore. She was seven and a half and quite grown up! If her mother stayed home, Ramona wouldn't ha...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1977

    Ramona Quimby - 4

    Ramona just wants everyone to be happy. If only her father would smile and joke again, her mother would look less worried, her sister would be cheerful, and Picky-picky would eat his cat food. But Ramona's father has lost his job, and nobody in the Q...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1975

    Ramona Quimby - 3

    Ramona Quimby can't wait to begin first grade! She'll finally be in the same grown-up school as her sister, Beezus. Though Ramona has high hopes, life in Mrs. Griggs's class is not what she thought it would be. On the very first day Ramona tells an ...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1973

    Socks is one happy cat. . . He lives with a nice young couple called the Brickers who play with him, pet him, feed him treats, and always have a warm lap for him to sit in. Then a new baby joins the family. Suddenly, the Brickers are sharing thei...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1970

    Ramona helps guide her fans through the year with this perfect beginning diary. Filled with funny quotes and illustrations from all the Ramona books, it includes stickers, easy-to-fill-in sections, room for photos and drawings, and even a secret code...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1970

    Ralph S. Mouse - 2

    Ralph has made up his mind. He is going to run away. He is tired of being bossed around by his mother and Uncle Lester. He's fed up with his silly, pesky little brothers and sisters. Ralph is determined to grow up to be something more than just anoth...

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    General Fiction

    1968

    Ramona Quimby - 2

    Ramona Quimby isn't really a pest. The people who call her a pest are always bigger and so they can be unfair. It's just that Ramona is not a slowpoke grownup. She is a girl who cannot wait. Life is so interesting she has to find out what will happen...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1967

    Even though they're twins, nine-year-old Mitch and Amy Huff are very different from each other. Amy is in the top reading group, while Mitch is still stumbling along. Yet when it comes to math, Mitch is the whiz. Amy doesn't have to be told to practi...

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    General Fiction

    1967

    Jimmy and Janet - 3

    Four-year-old twins Jimmy and Janet can't wait to grow up. So when they go off to get new shoes, they buy bright red boots that will s-t-r-e-t-c-h and grow along with them. "Catches the nuances of preschool concerns with extraordinary precision."--Ki...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1965

    Ralph S. Mouse - 1

    Ralph the mouse was terrified. All he had wanted to do was ride the little motorcycle someone had left on the table. Instead, both Ralph and the motorcycle had taken a terrible fall -- right into the bottom of the wastepaper basket. He was trapped, l...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1964

    Ribsy - 2

    Henry Huggins's dog, Ribsy, is hopelessly lost in a huge shopping mall parking lot. It's raining hard, the pavement is slick, horns are honking, and drivers are shouting. When Ribsy thinks he has found the Hugginses' new station wagon at last, he jum...

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    Romance

    Jun-1963

    Barbara can hardly believe her older sister is getting married. With all the excitement of wedding plans going on, Barbara can't help dreaming of the day she will be the bride. She can't wait to fall in love. But as the big day gets closer, wedding ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1962

    Henry Huggins - 4

    Henry and his friends had gone to a lot of trouble to build themselves a clubhouse -- a place where they didn't have to put up with girls. The sign that said NO GIRLS ALLOWED -- THIS MEANS YOU especially meant Ramona. Ramona was only five years old a...

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    General Fiction

    1961

    "Emily," Mama often says, "I think your imagination is running away with you again." Emily Bartlett's imagination isn't really so wild. It's just that adventure is pretty scarce in the little farm-town of Pitchfork, Oregon, in the 1920s. Besides, ...

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    General Fiction

    1961

    Jimmy and Janet - 2

    There are big dogs, little dogs, curly dogs, dogs that sniff, and dogs that wag their tails. But only one dog will get biscuits from twins Jimmy and Janet -- or will it? Maybe dog biscuits aren't just for dogs after all...

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    General Fiction

    1960

    Jimmy and Janet - 1

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    Romance

    Aug-1959

    "I won't have my daughter chasing after a boy. Let him chase after you!" Jean's father just doesn't understand. Johnny is so good looking...popular...older...and he's the very first boy who ever asked her for a dance. How can Jean help being inter...

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    Contemporary Romance

    1958

    An entire winter in California? Shelley Latham can't wait to get to San Sebastian, where flowers bloom in November, oranges grow on the trees, and the sun shines almost every day. And once she's there, things get even better. In no time, she catches...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1957

    Henry Huggins - 5

    Ten-year-old Henry Huggins wants a paper route, but he has a problem: All applicants must be at least eleven. That doesn't stop Henry. He sets out to show the boss he can do the job, no matter how many obstacles stand in his way. Unfortunately for...

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    Romance

    Sep-1956

    Having a boyfriend isn't the answer! He'd be at least sixteen, old enough to have a driver's license, and he'd have a sense of humor, and he'd be tall.... Fifteen-year-old Jane Purdy dreams of having such a boyfriend but doesn't think it will e...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1955

    Beezus - 2

    Big sister Beezus Quimby tries to be patient with her four-year-old little sister, Ramona, but it isn't easy, not when Ramona powders her nose with marshmallows and invites her nursery school class to a party without telling her family. Sometimes Bee...

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    General Fiction

    1954

    Henry Huggins - 3

    Henry Huggins really wants to go salmon fishing with his father. Mr. Huggins won't say "yes," but he doesn't say "no:' either. Instead, he makes a deal with Henry. "If you keep your mischievous dog Ribsy out of trouble for a month, I'll take you alon...

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    General Fiction

    1953

    There's never a dull moment at school with Otis Spofford around! He's always brewing up a little excitement. And that means trouble for everyone else -- especially neat and well-behaved Ellen Tebbits. When he's not sending spitballs soaring or sab...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1952

    Beezus - 1

    All Henry Huggins wants is his very own bicycle, a shiny red one to ride up and down Klickitat Street. But no matter how Henry tries to raise money for the bike of his dreams -- from selling bubble gum to delivering newspapers -- he always ends up wi...

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    General Fiction

    1951

    Sometimes saying sorry is harder than it seems ... Ellen Tebbits is convinced she'll die of embarrassment if any of the girls at school discover her secret. But then she meets Austine Allen, a new girl in class who's hiding the very same secret. Ins...

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    General Fiction

    1950

    Henry Huggins - 1

    Henry Huggins had been wishing for some excitement in his life. He never thought it would come in the form of a lost, hungry dog with big brown eyes that just begged for a taste of his ice cream cone. Of course Henry shared his ice cream, and of c...

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