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Forgotten Classics


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The Phantom Tollbooth
The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster
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Illustrated in black-and-white. This ingenious fantasy centers around Milo, a bored ten-year-old who comes home to find a large toy tollbooth sitting in his room. Joining forces with a watchdog named Tock, Milo drives through the tollbooth's gates and... (read more)

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The Great Brain (Great Brain #1)
The Great Brain (Great Brain #1)
by John D. Fitzgerald and Mercer Mayer
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For decades, the Great Brain and his little brother have enchanted readers. Now three of these heartwarming and funny stories featuring the young con artist are reissued. Illustrations.... (read more)

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Each Peach Pear Plum (Picture Puffins)
Each Peach Pear Plum (Picture Puffins)
by Janet Ahlberg
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The classic children's game book. Thousands of children have enjoyed the Ahlbergs' pictorial guessing game--not only because the game is fun, but also because the pages contain action and humor and a sense of beauty. Full color. ALA Notable Children's... (read more)

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The Little House
The Little House
by Virginia Lee Burton
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Virginia Lee Burton won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for her memorable picture book The Little House, a poignant story of a cute country cottage that becomes engulfed by the city that grows up around it. The house has an expressive face of windows and... (read more)

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Sam and the Firefly (Beginner Books)
Sam and the Firefly (Beginner Books)
by P. D. Eastman
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Sam the Owl and Gus the Firefly literally light up the sky in this classic Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. In Sam and the Firefly, P. D. Eastman (author of Are You My Mother? and Go, Dog. Go!) introduces us to the dynamic duo of Sam and Gus, who soar... (read more)

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The Book of Three: The Chronicles of Prydain, Book One (Chronicles of Prydain #01)
The Book of Three: The Chronicles of Prydain, Book One (Chronicles of Prydain #01)
by Lloyd Alexander
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The Newbery-winning fantasy series now available in gorgeous new paperback editions! Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his quest to become a... (read more)

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Ralph S. Mouse (Avon Camelot Books)
Ralph S. Mouse (Avon Camelot Books)
by Beverly Cleary and Paul O. Zelinsky
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One smart mouse When Ralph and his pesky cousins accidentally make a mess at the Mountain View Inn, Ralph decides that he'd better take his motorcycle and leave. He persuades his human pal Ryan to take him to school, where Ralph is an instant hit... (read more)

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Mouse Soup (I Can Read Books)
Mouse Soup (I Can Read Books)
by Arnold Lobel
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Weasel is ready for his dinner, and poor Mouse is it. Can he stop the weasel from serving up mouse soup for supper?... (read more)

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Nate the Great
Nate the Great
by Marjorie Sharmat
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From The Case of the Stolen Diamonds to The Case of the Stolen Money, here are fifteen of Encyclopedia Brown's best mysteries, carefully selected from the entire series. Included is a never-before-published article written by Don Sobol about his reasons... (read more)

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Mary Poppins
Mary Poppins
by P. L. Travers
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By P.L. Travers, the author featured in the upcoming movie Saving Mr. Banks.   From the moment Mary Poppins arrives at Number Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane, everyday life at the Banks house is forever changed. It all starts when Mary Poppins is blown... (read more)

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Half Magic (Edward Eager's Tales of Magic)
Half Magic (Edward Eager's Tales of Magic)
by Edward Eager
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I love this story. Four children (one brother and three sisters) find a magic coin. They don't initially understand the coin's special properties or how to use it without causing unwanted mayhem — since only half of a wish comes true when wished in the... (read more)

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Chicken Soup With Rice (90 Edition)
Chicken Soup With Rice (90 Edition)
by Maurice Sendak
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‘Each month is gay, each season nice, when eating chicken soup with rice.’... (read more)

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Homer Price
Homer Price
by Robert Mccloskey
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Homer Price lives two miles out of Centerburg, where Route 56 meets 56A, but most of his friends and relatives live in town. They include Aunt Aggy and Uncle Ulysses, the Sheriff and the boys, Miss Terwilliger, Miss Naomi Enders, great-great-great... (read more)

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Rabbit Hill (Puffin Newberry Library)
Rabbit Hill (Puffin Newberry Library)
by Robert Lawson
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Written in 1944, this is one of the classics of children's literature. The animals of Rabbit Hill and the folks who live in the big house learn about coexisting, giving us all something to think about in terms of how we interact with the world around us.... (read more)

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The Maggie B
The Maggie B
by Irene Haas
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A little girl's wish to sail for a day on a boat named for her "with someone nice for company" comes true.... (read more)

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Baseball in April and Other Stories
Baseball in April and Other Stories
by Gary Soto
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The Mexican American author Gary Soto draws on his own experience of growing up in California's Central Valley in this finely crafted collection of eleven short stories that reveal big themes in the small events of daily life. Crooked teeth, ponytailed... (read more)

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A Hole Is to Dig
A Hole Is to Dig
by Ruth Krauss and Maurice Sendak
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What would you say about eye-brows? Miss Krauss and the many children who made suggestions, re-visions, additions (and subtractions) to this book say, "Eyebrows are to go over eyes." A face? "A face is something to have on the front of your head." Also,... (read more)

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The Hundred Dresses
The Hundred Dresses
by Eleanor Estes and Louis Slobodkin
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Eleanor Estess The Hundred Dresses won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and has never been out of print since. At the heart of the story is Wanda Petronski, a Polish girl in a Connecticut school who is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same faded blue... (read more)

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The Chocolate Touch
The Chocolate Touch
by Patrick Skene Catling and Margot Apple
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In a laugh-out-loud hilarious twist on the legend of King Midas, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate. Can you ever have too much of your favorite food? John Midas is about to find out…. First published... (read more)

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The Light Princess
The Light Princess
by George MacDonald and Maurice Sendak
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This newly illustrated set of four paperbacks holds the complete fantasy stories (except for several longer stories readily available elsewhere) of George MacDonald.The Light PrincessThe Giant's HeartThe CarasoynPort in a StormPapa's Story (A Scot's... (read more)

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