Book List:28 titles
  • The day the refrigerator arrives in its large brown carton, Christina Katerina and her mother are both excited, but for very different reasons. Christina quickly claims the box, where she creates a castle, a clubhouse, and other fantastic playthings ...


  • What child has not wanted to resign from family membership?…Kids will identify totally with Christina and the up-and-down sides of her decision to go it alone….The situation, in words and pictures, comes right from the heart. —Booklist This gir...


  • Elizabeth Amelia was made of wool. Her mother knitted her just the way she wanted her: soft and cuddly and bouncy! Everyone loved her. After Elizabeth Amelia got married, she wanted a child of her own. But how could she decide which yarn was right fo...


  • In the summer of 1777 the small town of Bennington, Vermont, was roused in the middle of the night. The British redcoats were on their way to take the supplies stored near Bennington! Nine-year-old Aaron Robinson pictured himself bravely running thr...


  • Of all the battles of all time, the battle of Gettysburg stands out as one of the most powerful. It was a battle that came out of nowhere. A group of Southern soldiers looking for shoes, but ending up with a scrap instead--a scrap that turned into a...


  • Enhanced with colorful illustrations and a note from the author, this story collection offers three complete Tanya books, including Dance, Tanya, Tanya and Emily in a Dance for Two, and Presenting Tanya, the Ugly Duckling....


  • Tanya, the spunky little ballerina who has danced through six other books by Gauch and Ichikawa, is growing up-but not as quickly as she wants to! When she sees the famous ballet The Red Shoes, Tanya wants to dance on toe, too. But everyone says "Not...


  • Poppy creates magical puppets whose personalities are determined by what Poppy 'hears' in the wood before he carves it. When he takes his puppets on the road, their show becomes famous throughout the land.But one day Poppy impatiently shapes a baller...


  • After being assigned the lead role in her spring dance recital of The Ugly Duckling, clumsy Tanya wonders if she will be able to live up to the part and truly be able to dance like a swan. 12,500 first printing....








  • When Fats, Christina's best friend, joins up with the new kid in town, Tommy, in a game of soldiers, Christina is very hurt, but after Tommy gets too rough with Christina, true friendship prevails as Fats changes sides to defend his best friend....


  • Even the youngest of dancers will enjoy following Tanya as she learns new positions by imitating a cat, a frog, and an antelope in ballet class as children pull a tab to reveal a colorful illustration of the animal in the correct pose....




  • Jackie adores his Uncle Magic, a magician who can perform all kinds of wonderful tricks, but, one day, when Uncle Magic arrives with a fluffy, white rabbit, Jackie begins to wonder about what is real....








  • From the moment Kate first set eyes on the mischievous McDuff, she and the little Scottie were inseparable. Now Kate was celebrating Duff's return home from the vet after getting "fixed." He was kind of old for an operation, but she knew that if anyo...






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