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Product Description: Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher! Today he's visiting Colorado, the Centennial State. He's going to explore four gorgeous national parks, participates in daring sports, visit a dude ranch,  climb to the top of Pikes Peak, and much, much more...read more
By C. B. Canga (illustrator) and Jane Kurtz

Paperback:

9780544517936, titled "Celebrating Colorado: 50 States to Celebrate" | Houghton Mifflin, April 26, 2016, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Say hello to Mr.

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Product Description: Ten-year-old Anna Nickel is moving from Colorado to Kansas, and she is not happy about leaving her friends behind! This is a moving, often humorous coming-of-age story about family, faith, God's love, and the meaning of home, perfect for fans of Katherine Paterson and The Penderwicks...read more

Hardcover:

9780060564933 | Greenwillow, August 27, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Anna Nickel is moving from Colorado to Kansas, and she is not happy about leaving her friends behind!

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Product Description: Lanie is delighted that her aunt has returned and her wild garden is taking off--but her next door neighbor is not happy that Lanie is growing a "weed garden" right in their suburban neighborhood, next to her prize roses. She threatens to report Lanie and her family to the neighborhood association for violating the landscaping rules...read more
By Rebecca DeKuiper (contributor), Jane Kurtz and Robert Papp (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781593696856, titled "Lanie's Real Adventures: Girl of the Year 2010's Real Adventures" | 1 edition (Amer Girl Pub, January 1, 2010), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Lanie is delighted that her aunt has returned and her wild garden is taking off--but her next door neighbor is not happy that Lanie is growing a "weed garden" right in their suburban neighborhood, next to her prize roses.

Paperback:

9781593696832, titled "Lanie's Real Adventures: Girl of the Year 2010's Real Adventures" | 1 edition (Amer Girl Pub, January 1, 2010), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Lanie is delighted that her aunt has returned and her wild garden is taking off--but her next door neighbor is not happy that Lanie is growing a "weed garden" right in their suburban neighborhood, next to her prize roses.

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Product Description: Lanie is an "outside" girl who is stuck with an "inside" family. She longs to go camping, explore the outdoors, and have real adventures, but no one else in her family is interested. To make matters worse, Lanie's best friend is far away and living out their dreams of becoming wildlife biologists---without her! When Lanie's aunt comes to stay with them, Lanie finds a kindred spirit and embarks on an exciting project--planting a wild garden---but she faces competition with her younger sister Emily for their aunt's attention...read more
By Rebecca DeKuiper (contributor), Jane Kurtz and Robert Papp (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781593696849 | 1 edition (Amer Girl Pub, January 1, 2010), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: "Lanie 2010" is an "outside" girl who is stuck with an "inside" family.

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9781593696825 | 1 edition (Amer Girl Pub, January 1, 2010), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Lanie is an "outside" girl who is stuck with an "inside" family.

Rumors of free land and plentiful food were some of the inspiring tales told that caused people to give up all they knew and venture out west on the dangerous Oregon Trail where people of all ages risked their lives to chase their dreams of a better future. Simultaneous.

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9780689867606 | Aladdin Paperbacks, December 31, 2007, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Rumors of free land and plentiful food were some of the inspiring tales told that caused people to give up all they knew and venture out west on the dangerous Oregon Trail where people of all ages risked their lives to chase their dreams of a better future.

Library:

9780689867613 | Aladdin Paperbacks, December 31, 2007, cover price $11.89 | About this edition: Rumors of free land and plentiful food were some of the inspiring tales told that caused people to give up all they knew and venture out west on the dangerous Oregon Trail where people of all ages risked their lives to chase their dreams of a better future.

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Combining simple text with bright illustrations, this early reader presents little-known facts about Columbus and his historic voyage in 1492 where he stumbled upon the New World--and pumpkins! Simultaneous.

Paperback:

9780689867620 | Aladdin Paperbacks, September 11, 2007, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: A rhyming, illustrated story about how Columbus found America--along with the pumpkins that we grow and bake into pies today.

Library:

9780689867637 | Aladdin Paperbacks, September 11, 2007, cover price $13.89 | About this edition: A rhyming, illustrated story about how Columbus found America--along with the pumpkins that we grow and bake into pies today.

When her family is evacuated due to a pending flood, a young girl leaves her cat Kiwi behind with the idea that she will return shortly, yet as the days turn into weeks, the girl worries terribly for her cherished feline friend. Reprint.
By Neil Brennan (illustrator) and Jane Kurtz

Paperback:

9781416934875 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, March 6, 2007), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A collection of poems shares a family's experiences and renewed appreciation for home and community after they are evacuated during a spring flood and then return to survey the damage.

School and Library:

9780689820496 | Simon & Schuster, March 1, 2000, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A collection of poems shares a family's experiences and renewed appreciation for home and community after they are evacuated during a spring flood and then return to survey the damage.

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An autobiography of the popular children's author describes her childhood, growth and struggles as a writer, life in Ethiopia, and how she finds themes and plots for her stories.

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9781591582953 | Libraries Unltd Inc, February 28, 2007, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An autobiography of the popular children's author describes her childhood, growth and struggles as a writer, life in Ethiopia, and how she finds themes and plots for her stories.

Product Description: Who's that walking along the Ohio? It's Johnny Appleseed! He walks across the land, planting trees wherever he goes. So, everyone, clap your hands for Johnny Appleseed!
By Mary Haverfield (illustrator) and Jane Kurtz

Paperback:

9780689859588 | Simon Spotlight, August 1, 2004, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Looks at the life of Johnny Appleseed, known for his distribution of apple seeds and trees across America.

Library:

9781590549285 | Fitzgerald Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Who's that walking along the Ohio?
9780689859595 | Aladdin Paperbacks, August 1, 2004, cover price $11.89 | About this edition: Looks at the life of Johnny Appleseed, known for his distribution of apple seeds and trees across America.

Reinforced:

9780606326551 | Demco Media, November 30, 2004, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Looks at the life of Johnny Appleseed, known for his distribution of apple seeds and trees across America.

Prebinding:

9781417643639 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: Looks at the life of Johnny Appleseed, known for his distribution of apple seeds and trees across America.

Product Description: Barnum Brown loves to dig in the dirt. He pokes and he sifts and he picks through the dirt. What is he looking for? Not gold, but something just as valuable: Bones! Dinosaur bones! And what he finds is an amazing thing.

Library:

9781590549292, titled "Mister Bones Dinosaur Hunter" | Fitzgerald Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Barnum Brown loves to dig in the dirt.

Prebinding:

9781417643387 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2004, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: Offers young readers an illustrated biography about the life of Barnum Brown, a skilled dinosaur bone hunter who made great discoveries through his patience, persistence, and continuous curiosity of the dinosaur era.

After being strapped into his car seat on the long ride to the zoo, a young boy is curious about all the rules he must follow and so asks his mother if any of the same rules apply to the animals he has come to see, such as the monkeys or the kangaroos.
By Jane Kurtz and Jane Manning (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780525473589 | Dutton Childrens Books, February 3, 2005, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: On a visit to the zoo, a little boy imagines what it would be like to be various animals, such as a hippopotamus or a penguin, and listens as his mother explains how all parents keep their young ones safe.

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When his younger brother tells him that he fears he will forget his family in their native land in Africa, Abena reassures his little sibling through fond tales of their extended family and descriptions of the old country in order to calm him down for a peaceful night's rest.
By Rachel Isadora (illustrator) and Jane Kurtz

Hardcover:

9780066238142 | 1 edition (Greenwillow, January 1, 2005), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Kofi can't sleep in his new home in the United States, so his older sister Abena soothes his fears about life in a different country by telling him two folktales from their native Ghana about the nature of wisdom and perseverance.

Library:

9780066238135 | 1 edition (Greenwillow, January 1, 2005), cover price $17.89 | About this edition: Kofi can't sleep in his new home in the United States, so his older sister Abena soothes his fears about life in a different country by telling him two folktales from their native Ghana about the nature of wisdom and perseverance.

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Offers young readers an illustrated biography about the life of Barnum Brown, a skilled dinosaur bone hunter who made great discoveries through his patience, persistence, and continuous curiosity of the dinosaur era. Simultaneous.
By Mary Haverfield (illustrator) and Jane Kurtz

Paperback:

9780689859601 | Simon Spotlight, October 1, 2004, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Offers young readers an illustrated biography about the life of Barnum Brown, a skilled dinosaur bone hunter who made great discoveries through his patience, persistence, and continuous curiosity of the dinosaur era.

Library:

9780689859618 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 2004, cover price $11.89 | About this edition: Offers young readers an illustrated biography about the life of Barnum Brown, a skilled dinosaur bone hunter who made great discoveries through his patience, persistence, and continuous curiosity of the dinosaur era.

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On the eve of the day she is to begin temple service, Moralin of Delagua is kidnapped by the Arkera, enduring grueling adventures as she tries to escape, and ultimately learning surprising truths about her own people.

Hardcover:

9780060008208 | Greenwillow, May 1, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: On the eve of the day she is to begin temple service, Moralin of Delagua is kidnapped by the Arkera, enduring grueling adventures as she tries to escape, and ultimately learning surprising truths about her own people.

Library:

9780060008215 | Greenwillow, May 1, 2004, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: On the eve of the day she is to begin temple service, Moralin of Delagua is kidnapped by the Arkera, enduring grueling adventures as she tries to escape, and ultimately learning surprising truths about her own people.

A collection of short stories and poems by authors from both continents about life in various African countries and some of the experiences and impressions of Americans in Africa and of Africans in America.
By Jane Kurtz (editor)

Hardcover:

9780060510503 | 1 edition (Amistad Pr, January 1, 2004), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A collection of short stories and poems by authors from both continents about life in various African countries and some of the experiences and impressions of Americans in Africa and of Africans in America.
9789990051483 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $0.02

Library:

9780060510510 | 1 edition (Amistad Pr, January 1, 2004), cover price $16.89 | About this edition: A collection of short stories and poems by authors from both continents about life in various African countries and some of the experiences and impressions of Americans in Africa and of Africans in America.

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Set in the 1800s, young Lillie is forced to cope with the death of her mother and her unhappy move to the other side of town, but through an unlikely friendship with her neighbor Miss Frances, a member of Susan B. Anthony’s circle, Lillie discovers a great deal about herself and finally learns how to face the world with confidence.
By Jane Kurtz and Beth Peck (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780805069815 | Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In the late nineteenth century, Lillie gains friendship and help with a spelling bee from a neighbor, Frances Willard, who braves criticism to speak about women's rights and learn to ride a bicycle.

After being kidnapped and brought to the emperor's palace in Gondar, Ethiopia, twelve-year-old Saba discovers that she and her brother are part of the emperor's desperate attempt to consolidate political power in the mid-1840's.

Hardcover:

9781584858294 | Amer Girl, September 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: After being kidnapped and brought to the emperor's palace in Gondar, Ethiopia, twelve-year-old Saba discovers that she and her brother are part of the emperor's desperate attempt to consolidate political power in the mid-1840's.

Paperback:

9781584857471 | Amer Girl, September 1, 2003, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: After being kidnapped and brought to the emperor's palace in Gondar, Ethiopia, twelve-year-old Saba discovers that she and her brother are part of the emperor's desperate attempt to consolidate political power in the mid-1840's.

Reinforced:

9780606286183 | Demco Media, July 1, 2003, cover price $16.71 | About this edition: After being kidnapped and brought to the emperor's palace in Gondar, Ethiopia, twelve-year-old Saba discovers that she and her brother are part of the emperor's desperate attempt to consolidate political power in the mid-1840's.

Prebinding:

9780613952187 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2003, cover price $16.70

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Nothing seems to be cheering up a grouchy little girl on a rainy day, yet when she storms outside to stomp around, she discovers that splashing around in puddles is a fantastic way to make oneself feel better!
By Jane Kurtz and Dyanna Wolcott (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060298050 | Greenwillow, September 1, 2002, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: When she awakens to a gray day, a little girl is in a grouchy mood until she and her parents find a way to make it better.

Library:

9780060298067 | Greenwillow, September 1, 2002, cover price $17.89 | About this edition: When she awakens to a gray day, a little girl is in a grouchy mood until she and her parents find a way to make it better.

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A thirsty vervet monkey and his family must wait as the larger animals drink from the water hole on the African savanna, in an armchair safari that includes informative authors' notes about the animals and the country. Jr Lib Guild.

Hardcover:

9780060298500 | Greenwillow, April 1, 2002, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A thirsty monkey waits as the larger animals drink from the water hole on the African savanna.

Library:

9780060298517 | Greenwillow, April 1, 2002, cover price $18.89 | About this edition: A thirsty monkey waits as the larger animals drink from the water hole on the African savanna.

Paperback:

9780439207638 | Scholastic Prof Book Div, February 1, 2002, cover price $14.95

Eight-year-old Sarah's high spirits help make her family's long journey from Missouri to Oregon more bearable, though they do cause both her and her best friend Almira Ann some problems.

Paperback:

9780439206457, titled "I'm Sorry, Almira Ann" | Scholastic Paperbacks, December 1, 2001, cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Eight-year-old Sarah's high spirits help make her family's long journey from Missouri to Oregon more bearable, though they do cause both her and her best friend Almira Ann some problems.

Reinforced:

9780606222341, titled "I'm Sorry, Almira Ann" | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $12.14 | About this edition: Eight-year-old Sarah's high spirits help make her family's long journey from Missouri to Oregon more bearable, though they do cause both her and her best friend Almira Ann some problems.

Eight-year-old Sarah's high spirits help make her family's long journey from Missouri to Oregon more bearable, though they do cause both her and her best friend Almira Ann some problems.

Hardcover:

9780805060942 | Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Eight-year-old Sarah's high spirits help make her family's long journey from Missouri to Oregon more bearable, though they do cause both her and her best friend Almira Ann some problems.

Prebinding:

9780613438353 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2001, cover price $12.40 | About this edition: Eight-year-old Sarah's high spirits help make her family's long journey from Missouri to Oregon more bearable, though they do cause both her and her best friend Almira Ann some problems.

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When Dakar and her family move to the United States after spending most of their lives in various African countries, Dakar is lost without her older sister Jakarta, who had refused to move with them, but when Jakarta finally arrives, Dakar's new life is suddenly thrown into chaos, and she must find the courage to become her own person and the strength to let her sister go.

Hardcover:

9780060294014 | Greenwillow, April 1, 2001, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: When her sister, star-athlete Jakarta, finally joins them, Dakar feels much safer and happier in Cottonwood, North Dakota, where she and their parents are living for a year, but she still longs for their home in Africa.

Library:

9780060294021 | Greenwillow, April 1, 2001, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: When her sister, star-athlete Jakarta, finally joins them, Dakar feels much safer and happier in Cottonwood, North Dakota, where she and their parents are living for a year, but she still longs for their home in Africa.

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Desta's father, who needs to return briefly to his Ethiopian homeland, describes what it was like for him to grow up there. By the Coretta Scott King Honorwinning illustrator of The Bat Boy and His Violin. Jr Lit Guild.
By Michael Bryant (illustrator), Jane Kurtz and Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780152000363 | Harcourt Childrens Books, March 1, 2000, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Desta's father, who needs to return briefly to his Ethiopian homeland, describes what it was like for him to grow up there.

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Provides librarians and teachers with advice, checklists, and resources for arranging both real and virtual visits with authors, illustrators, and storytellers.

Paperback:

9781563087448 | Libraries Unltd Inc, November 15, 1999, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Provides librarians and teachers with advice, checklists, and resources for arranging both real and virtual visits with authors, illustrators, and storytellers.

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