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Product Description: This picture book for older readers focuses on George Washington as farmer, inventor, and scientist. Infused with excerpts from George’s letters and diaries, the narrative makes a convincing case for Washington’s place as the nation’s First Farmer...read more
By Layne Johnson (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781620910290 | Reprint edition (Calkins Creek, April 1, 2013), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: This picture book for older readers focuses on George Washington as farmer, inventor, and scientist.

School and Library:

9781590784600 | Calkins Creek, February 1, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: George Washington as he's rarely seen.

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Product Description: December 7, 1941-the day a sleeping giant awoke. Japan's surprise attack devastated the American Naval Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and forced the Americans into WWII. These moving accounts of the lives affected by the assault capture the scope of the day's emotions and repercussions...read more
By Layne Johnson (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781455616091 | Pelican Pub Co Inc, February 27, 2013, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: December 7, 1941-the day a sleeping giant awoke.

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Product Description: When American soldiers entered World War I, Moina Belle Michael, a schoolteacher from Georgia, knew she had to act. Some of the soldiers were her students and friends. Almost single-handedly, Moina worked to establish the red poppy as the symbol to honor and remember soldiers...read more
By Layne Johnson (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781590787540 | Calkins Creek, September 1, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: When American soldiers entered World War I, Moina Belle Michael, a schoolteacher from Georgia, knew she had to act.

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Product Description: From acclaimed science writer Sandra Markle comes a fascinating survival story about the wild horses of Sable Island. During a shipwreck, a young stallion leads a band of horses to safety on an arc of golden land-Sable Island, off the coast of Nova Scotia...read more
By Layne Johnson (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780802797667 | Walker & Co, July 19, 2011, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: From acclaimed science writer Sandra Markle comes a fascinating survival story about the wild horses of Sable Island.

Library:

9780802797674 | Walker & Co, July 19, 2011, cover price $18.89 | About this edition: From acclaimed science writer Sandra Markle comes a fascinating survival story about the wild horses of Sable Island.

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Product Description: Santa and Mrs. Claus must rush to find a home for a foundling kitten named Cookie. Santa would love to keep the kitten, but he's allergic - and there's a little girl out there with the perfect home. Readers familiar with Pulver's Christmas for a Kitten will delight in Cookie's further Christmas Eve adventures...read more
By Layne Johnson (other contributor) and Robin Pulver

School and Library:

9780807511572 | Reprint edition (Albert Whitman & Co, September 1, 2010), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Santa and Mrs.

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Product Description: In 1860, the first Pony Express rider set out on a trail from Missouri to California. With him, he carried a special delivery?the first mail ever carried by hand to the West. Over the next eleven days, he and many other riders would endure harsh weather, dangerous animals, and more, but nothing would diminish their unflagging determination and courage...read more
By Layne Johnson (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780802796523 | Walker & Co, February 16, 2010, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In 1860, the first Pony Express rider set out on a trail from Missouri to California.

Library:

9780802796530 | Walker & Co, February 16, 2010, cover price $18.89

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Product Description: J is for Jefferson and S is for signatures in this illustrated children's picture book that traces the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence and its subsequent profound impact. Unlike alphabet books that string together unrelated facts, this one actually tells the story of how our nation's founding document came to be...read more
By Layne Johnson (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781589806764 | Pelican Pub Co Inc, January 15, 2010, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: J is for Jefferson and S is for signatures in this illustrated children's picture book that traces the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence and its subsequent profound impact.

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Product Description: Outside of ancient Syracuse on the island of Sicily, there lived a cruel ruler named Dionysius. He trusted no one. Nearby lived two best friends, Damon and Pythias. One day Pythias spoke out against Dionysius, who quickly ordered his execution, to take place in one month...read more
By Layne Johnson (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780807514450 | Albert Whitman & Co, March 1, 2009, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Outside of ancient Syracuse on the island of Sicily, there lived a cruel ruler named Dionysius.

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Daysha's grandma has come down with a bad case of sadness now that Grandpa has been gone for over a year, so Daysha sets out to remind her grandma of happy times they shared to bring back happy memories.

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9781590784242 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 1, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: When Grandma comes down with a 'bad case of sadness' one year after Grandpa's death, Daysha collects objects that Grandpa loved and shows them to Grandma.

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Grandma Ronnie's grandson has a hard time adjusting to her needing a wheelchair, living in a nursing home, and not recognizing him when he comes to visit her.

School and Library:

9781590782590 | Boyds Mills Pr, March 31, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Grandma Ronnie's grandson has a hard time adjusting to her needing a wheelchair, living in a nursing home, and not recognizing him when he comes to visit her.

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With Santa Claus's help, a lonely, abandoned kitten finds the best home of all on Christmas Eve. Reprint.
By Layne Johnson (illustrator) and Robin Pulver

Paperback:

9780807511541 | Reprint edition (Albert Whitman & Co, September 30, 2005), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: With Santa Claus's help, a lonely, abandoned kitten finds the best home of all on Christmas Eve.

School and Library:

9780807511510 | Albert Whitman & Co, September 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: With Santa's help, a lonely kitten finds the best home of all on Christmas Eve.

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The companion book to Mommy Poems and Daddy Poems collects twenty-two poems--from Lee Bennett Hopkins, Nikki Grimes, Jeff Moss, and others--that depict the fun, generosity, and companionship that grandparents provide.
By Layne Johnson (illustrator) and John Micklos (editor)

Hardcover:

9781563979002 | Wordsong, February 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of twenty-two poems--from Lee Bennett Hopkins, Nikki Grimes, Jeff Moss, and others--that depict the fun, generosity, and companionship that grandparents provide.

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On the day his father moves out of the house, Danny's teacher, friends, and family reassure him that his parents' divorce is not his fault. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780807560730 | Reprint edition (Albert Whitman & Co, March 1, 2003), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: On the day his father moves out of the house, Danny's teacher, friends, and family reassure him that his parents' divorce is not his fault.

School and Library:

9780807560723 | Albert Whitman & Co, June 1, 2000, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: On the day his father moves out of the house, Danny's teacher, friends, and family reassure him that his parents' divorce is not his fault.

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Chad experiences a range of emotions when he goes camping with his parents and his five-year-old mentally disabled brother Ben who has many developmental problems.
By David Gifaldi and Layne Johnson (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780807506356 | Albert Whitman & Co, March 1, 2001, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Chad experiences a range of emotions when he goes camping with his parents and his five-year-old mentally disabled brother Ben who has many developmental problems.

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When Brian, who has been blind since he was four, receives a bird for his eighth birthday, he names him Scratchy and teaches him how to talk, but when his irresponsible brother leaves the door open and Scratchy flies away, Brian must find him.
By Patricia Anne Davis and Layne Johnson (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780807508817 | Albert Whitman & Co, March 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Eight-year-old Brian, who is blind, learns how to take care of his new parakeet and comes to realize that his older brother, while sometimes careless, is not so bad after all

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Cristina is uncomfortable around her Spanish-speaking grandfather until she spends the day with him and he helps her to begin to understand his culture and her family
By Layne Johnson (illustrator) and Janice Levy

Hardcover:

9781571681775 | Eakin Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Cristina is uncomfortable around her Spanish-speaking grandfather until she spends the day with him and he helps her to begin to understand his culture and her family

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