Book List in Order:58 titles

  • Everybody barfs. Dogs, cats, chickens, alligators, and even you. It happens to everyone, and sometimes it even happens ... at school. With her characteristic humor and compassion, Nancy Carlson helps young readers through what is often a scary and em...


  • Armond doesn’t want to go to Felicia’s birthday party. Parties are noisy, disorganized, and smelly—all things that are hard for a kid with Asperger’s. Worst of all is socializing with other kids. But with the support of Felicia and her mom, g...


  • Eight-year-old Sam is always daydreaming about exploring space and the deepest seas, which is awesome—except when he’s supposed to be focusing on schoolwork or stuff at home. It seems like all he hears is, “Focus, Sam!” and “Pay attention!...


  • Poor George is in trouble again. He's been called to the principal's office. But before the principal can tell him why he's there. he confesses. He was late to class, didn't finish his math assignment, spilled paint, and set a cage of mice loose. ...


  • When Henry and his classmates spot a heart-shaped box on their teacher's desk, they start trying to guess who it's for. The students begin to think Mr. McCarthy has lots of girlfriends when they see him talking to the playground monitor, smiling at t...


  • When a bully starts stealing Henry's soccer ball at recess, the little mouse doesn't know what to do. He tries to ask his teacher for help, and his mom, too. But soon Henry realizes he's got to find his own way to solve his bully problem. Classroo...


  • Start Saving, Henry! Henry is finally old enough to get an allowance, but when he finds something he really wants, he discovers that saving money can be more difficult--and more rewarding--than he ever imagined. Full color. Full description...


  • Henry loves first grade - except for reading. When called on in class, Henry freezes. His teacher discovers it's not that Henry doesn't like to read, it's that he can't. With extra help, Henry begins to feel more confident about words and letters. An...


  • After the first day of first grade, Henry's not sure how he feels about it. The teacher isn't like his kindergarten teacher, and the fifth-graders hog the monkey bars. But as Henry tells his mother about a new friend who likes soccer and about how he...






  • Feeling sad? Think happy! You can cheer yourself up in lots of ways. Try being friendly to someone in need of a friend. Do something you think is fun, like riding a bike or putting on a show. And keep thinking happy thoughts. Even when you don’t fe...


  • Henry loves show-and-tell, because he can tell the class about his neighbor's pet dinosaur, the snowman he built that's as big as his house, and the alien that landed in his yard. But when his classmates start asking questions - and call him a fibber...


  • On the first day of kindergarten in September, Ms. Bradley says, “Each day of school I will add a jelly bean to this jar. When there are 100 jelly beans we’ll have a party to celebrate 100 days of kindergarten.” What will Henry and his classmat...



  • We all come in different shapes and sizes, and it doesn’t matter if you are tall, short, skinny, or round. Your body is your own, and you need to take care of it. Whether it’s a New Year’s resolution or simply time for a change, this book is th...


  • Some families look alike, some don't. Some families are formed through birth, and some families are formed by adoption. But as the little girl in this heartwarming book makes clear, being a family isn't about who you look like or where you were born...




  • Christmas is coming, and for Harriet and George that can only mean one thing: Ms. Hoozit is making fruitcake! Terrible memories of last year's treat flash before their eyes. They just can't face it again. Can Harriet and George survive the Chrsitmas ...



  • There are a lot of things to be scared of, that’s for sure. There are mean-looking dogs, booming thunderstorms, spiders and other creepy crawly things. All this scary stuff may make you want to hide under your covers and never come out. Hiding is e...





  • From building forts to sharing secrets to sitting together on the bus, best friends do everything together. So what do you do when your best friend moves away? Will you ever have fun again? Or will you be bored and lonely for the rest of your life? P...


  • Nancy Carlson's cheerful pig is back in this vibrant ABC companion book to the best-selling I Like Me!--and she's brought along a few friends to join her. The letters of the alphabet are illustrated with brightly-colored, action-packed pictures and a...


  • The first day of kindergarten is finally here, and Henry can't wait to paint pictures, sing songs, and practice counting. When he gets to school, though, he's not so sure he's ready for kindergarten. But before long Henry discovers that the only thin...


  • Kelly can't ice skate. To make matters worse, the neighborhood kids tease her about it. BUt when Kelly hangs a special pair of ice skates around an ordinary snowman, things suddenly start to look a little brighter. Magic and skating go hand in hand i...


  • There's something for every parent and child to enjoy in this delightfully fresh picture book that takes playful aim at the art of parenting--and all the hopeful, nail-biting expectations that go with it. What's a parent to think when raising a chil...


  • With exuberant pictures and a tongue-in-cheek sense of humor, the author of I Like Me! takes a light-hearted look at bratty behavior that will have children laughing in recognition while learning exactly how not to behave. Colored-pencil illustration...






  • At school, at home, on the bus, or in a restaurant―no matter how hard he tries, Patrick just can't sit still. So what's a kid with a lot of energy supposed to do? His teacher and the doctor may not have the answer, but Patrick's mom has several ide...



  • To be happy, just follow these simple instructions. Don't bring snakes inside the house. Laugh a lot! And most importantly, make big, big plans. Nancy Carlson presents another warm and funny book sure to boost spirits and encourage kids to make the m...



  • "Top cat Arnie teases Philip because he is confined to a wheelchair. Yet when Arnie falls down the school steps and breaks a leg, twists a wrist, and sprains a tail, he begins to see life from a different perspective. With few books about mainstreami...






  • Meet Nancy Carlson’s peppy pig—a character who is full of good feelings about herself. Her story will leave little ones feeling good about themselves, too!"Little ones in need of positive reinforcement will find it here. An exuberant pig proclaim...











  • Special delivery! Louanne Pig is thrilled to find a beautiful valentine in her mailbox on February 14. But she’s dying to know whom it’s from. Is George her mysterious valentine? Is it Arnie or Harold or perhaps Big Mike? Louanne's only clue is t...






  • Louanne’s an only child. She thinks that it would be fun to have a big family, just like her neighbor George. He has five sisters and four brothers―the perfect size. When her parents have to leave town for the weekend, Louanne jumps at the chance...






  • When a family of pigs moves in next door, George wants nothing to do with them. "Pigs are dirty," he claims. "They eat garbage. They're not like us at all." George's friends, however, don't share his concerns. For the next few days they have a ball i...