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Pajaro Valley Unified School District: Wish List for Elementary Schools

These books have been selected for Radcliff, Calabasas, Starlight, Ohlone, Hall District, Rio Del Mar, Mar Vista, Amesti, and Mintie White elementary schools. Not all books on the wish list are listed online. Please visit our information desk to view the complete listing.
$16.99
ISBN: 9780670013142
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Children's Books - September 27th, 2012

Good friends learn a small but important lesson


$16.99
ISBN: 9781596437456
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 4th, 2012

"It was almost winter and Bear was getting sleepy. "
"But first, Bear had a story to tell..."


By Avi
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442414419
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 25th, 2012

Lives hang in the balance in this gripping Revolutionary War adventure from a beloved Newbery medalist.


$9.99
ISBN: 9781449420437
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - December 6th, 2011

Sixth-grader Nate Wright is on top of the world . . . with a little help from his friends His best buddies, Francis and Teddy, stick with Nate through thick and thin--usually thin. They've seen it all.


$15.99
ISBN: 9780763633615
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - June 12th, 2012

Your favorite marvelous companions are back! Meet them at the fair in this delightfully droll sequel to the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award-winning Bink and Gollie.


By Ree Drummond, Diane de Groat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061996573
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Published: HarperTorch - September 25th, 2012

Why is there a great big tree in the house?!?
And why are all these boxes underneath it?
Hey—what is that?!? Where did it come from?
Uh-oh. This isn't good. . . . This isn't good at all!


$3.99
ISBN: 9780679812074
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 1996

A newly updated leveled reader including the latest scientific information on dinosaurs, for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with help.


$3.99
ISBN: 9780756675899
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Published: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) - May 16th, 2011

Featuring redesigned jackets, interiors, and up-to-date vocabulary throughout, "DK Readers" now have a fresh new look

Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age appropriate stories in "DK Readers," a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interests while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.


$14.95
ISBN: 9780394823379
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Children's Books - August 12th, 1971

Long before going green was mainstream, Dr. Seuss's Lorax spoke for the trees and warned of the dangers of disrespecting the environment. In this cautionary rhyming tale (printed on recycled paper) we learn of the Once-ler, who came across a valley of Truffula Trees and Brown Bar-ba-loots, and how his harvesting of the tufted trees changed the landscape forever.


$9.99
ISBN: 9780545175340
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic - August 28th, 2012

Tra-la-laaa! Captain Underpants is back in an all-new epic adventure that's the zaniest, funniest, outrageousest, and time-travelingiest yet!


By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423151289
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 3rd, 2012

The Duckling asks for a cookie -- and gets one! Do you think the Pigeon is happy about that?


$13.95
ISBN: 9781419705847
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Published: Amulet Books - November 13th, 2012

Greg Heffley is not willing to be the odd man out.
A dance at Greg's middle school has everyone scrambling to find a partner, and Greg is determined not to be left by the wayside. So he concocts a desperate plan to find someone anyone to go with on the big night.


$19.99
ISBN: 9781423140603
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - October 2nd, 2012

In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six--who will complete the Prophecy of Seven?


$13.99
ISBN: 9781442449619
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - October 2nd, 2012

Nikki Maxwell authors an advice column for the school newspaper in this fifth book of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series.


By Walter Farley, Keith Ward (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780375855825
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 9th, 2008

THE SOLE SURVIVORS of a devastating shipwreck, Alec Ramsay and the Black Stallion must learn to rely on each other to survive. As a strong bond develops between them, Alec gains the trust of the magnificent beast and eventually the Black allows Alec to ride. Finally, they are rescued, but will Alec and the Black be allowed to stay together?


$14.95
ISBN: 9780394800783
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 12th, 1954

Horton is back After his first appearance in "Horton Hatches the Egg, " everyone's favorite elephant returns in this timeless, moving, and comical classic in which we discover that a person's a person, no matter how small.


$17.99
ISBN: 9781416971702
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Published: Atheneum Books - March 9th, 2010

From award-winning author Sharon Draper comes "Out of My Mind, "the story of a brilliant girl who cannot speak or write.
"If there is one book teens and parents (and everyone else) should read this year, Out of My Mind should be it" (Denver Post).


$16.99
ISBN: 9780152560256
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Published: Harcourt Brace and Company - March 10th, 1989

One day three white mice discover three jars of paint--red, blue, and yellow. Both parents and children alike will appreciate this lighthearted presentation of a lesson in color. Walsh's cut-paper collage illustrations have bold colors and just the right simplicity for the storyline. A real charmer that's great fun as well as informative. --"School Library Journal"


$17.99
ISBN: 9780399234446
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Published: Putnam Publishing Group - October 4th, 1999

Remember how the Gingerbread Boy is eaten by the fox? Well, not this Gingerbread Baby in a delicious twist to a favorite old tale.

It all begins when Matti opens the oven too soon and out jumps a cheeky little Gingerbread Bay. He leads Matti's mother and father, the dog and the cat.


By Carla Morris, Brad Sneed (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781561453917
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Published: Peachtree Publishers - March 2007

This humorous tale of a curious young boy and his single-minded quest for knowledge is a heartfelt and affectionate tribute to librarians everywhere. Full color.


By Jeff Smith, Jeff Smith (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780439706407
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - February 2005

The first book in Jeff Smith's "New York Times" bestselling, award-winning graphic novel series featuring an unlikely hero who must save an idyllic valley from the forces of evil.


$12.99
ISBN: 9780439846813
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - January 2008

Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a talking fox, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a mission.


$24.50
ISBN: 9780606106719
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Published: Turtleback Books - September 2009

For use in schools and libraries only. After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids' mom through a door in the basemen


 

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