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Product Description: Twelve-year-old Autumn loves to write, and she can't wait to grow up and be a published author. She finds inspiration all around her, but especially in Cameron, the dreamy boy in her journalism class who she has a major crush on. When her older brother Hunter makes fun of one of her most personal poems―about Cameron―Autumn decides to prove that she is talented enough to become a published author...read more

Hardcover:

9780374301644 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 27, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Twelve-year-old Autumn loves to write, and she can't wait to grow up and be a published author.

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Product Description: Exploring the ethical questions posed by, in, and about children’s literature, this collection examines the way texts intended for children raise questions of value, depict the moral development of their characters, and call into attention shared moral presuppositions...read more
By Claudia Mills (editor)

Hardcover:

9781472440723 | Ashgate Pub Co, November 28, 2014, cover price $114.95 | About this edition: Exploring the ethical questions posed by, in, and about children’s literature, this collection examines the way texts intended for children raise questions of value, depict the moral development of their characters, and call into attention shared moral presuppositions.

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Product Description: Seventh-grader Sierra Shepard has always been the perfect student, so when she sees that she accidentally brought her mother's lunch bag to school, including a paring knife, she immediately turns in the knife at the school office...read more

Hardcover:

9780374333126 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 18, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Seventh-grader Sierra Shepard has always been the perfect student, so when she sees that she accidentally brought her mother's lunch bag to school, including a paring knife, she immediately turns in the knife at the school office.

Paperback:

9781250044228 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, June 17, 2014), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Seventh-grader Sierra Shepard has always been the perfect student, so when she sees that she accidentally brought her mother's lunch bag to school, including a paring knife, she immediately turns in the knife at the school office.

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Product Description: Here's the second entry in Claudia Mills's charming middle-grade series, that finds the lovably sardonic title character starting the fourth grade, which he's dreading because everyone in fourth grade is expected to join the school choir...read more
By Guy Francis (illustrator) and Claudia Mills

Hardcover:

9780375868740 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 8, 2011, cover price $12.99

Paperback:

9780375872754 | Yearling Books, November 13, 2012, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Here's the second entry in Claudia Mills's charming middle-grade series, that finds the lovably sardonic title character starting the fourth grade, which he's dreading because everyone in fourth grade is expected to join the school choir.

Library:

9780375968747 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 8, 2011, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Here's the second entry in veteran author Claudia Mills' charming middle-grade series, which finds the lovably sardonic title character starting the fourth grade, which he's dreading: everyone in fourth grade is expected to join the school choir.

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Product Description: Riley O'Rourke is writing his report on President Teddy Roosevelt in preparation for the fourth-grade biography tea, but he has a far more important goal: to get a saxophone so he can take instrumental music. His mother can't afford to rent him a sax, and he's sure he'll never save up enough money to buy one...read more
By R. W. Alley (illustrator) and Claudia Mills

Paperback:

9780312640187 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, January 17, 2012), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Riley O'Rourke is writing his report on President Teddy Roosevelt in preparation for the fourth-grade biography tea, but he has a far more important goal: to get a saxophone so he can take instrumental music.

Miscellaneous:

9780374706890 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 7, 2007), cover price $9.99

School and Library:

9780374306571 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 20, 2007, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: When he is assigned Teddy Roosevelt as his biography project in school, fourth-grader Riley finds himself inspired by Roosevelt's tenacity and perseverance and resolves to find a way to get what he most wants--a saxophone and music lessons.

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Product Description: Soon-to-be fourth-grader Mason Dixon does not want a pet, but his parents think it will be good for him. Goldfish dies soon after his arrival (from overfeeding). Mason is relieved. Hamster escapes. Mason is relieved. Cat has to go back because best friend Brody is too allergic to ever be at their house while Cat is there...read more
By Guy Francis (illustrator) and Claudia Mills

Library:

9780375968730 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, July 12, 2011, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Soon-to-be fourth-grader Mason Dixon does not want a pet, but his parents think it will be good for him.

Miscellaneous:

9781429964456 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 14, 2010), cover price $9.99

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Product Description: The fifth book in the beloved Gus and Grandpa seriesGus is unimpressed when Ryan coolly stops his sleek five-speed bike with the hand brake. But he's totally nonplussed when Daddy buys him a bicycle like Ryan's. Gus will never give up his training wheels...read more
By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780374328214 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Gus doesn't want to give up the training wheels on his bike, even for a new five-speed bicycle, until Grandpa helps him learn how to get along without them

Paperback:

9780374428167 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, September 4, 2001), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Gus doesn't want to give up the training wheels on his bike, even for a new five-speed bicycle, until Grandpa helps him learn how to get along without them.

Reinforced:

9780606226219 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: Gus doesn't want to give up the training wheels on his bike, even for a new five-speed bicycle, until Grandpa helps him learn how to get along without them.

Prebinding:

9781439551660 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The fifth book in the beloved Gus and Grandpa seriesGus is unimpressed when Ryan coolly stops his sleek five-speed bike with the hand brake.
9780613983303 | Turtleback Books, September 30, 2001, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Gus doesn't want to give up the training wheels on his bike, even for a new five-speed bicycle, until Grandpa helps him learn how to get along without them.

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Product Description: Gus and Grandpa love to answer mail. Shortly after they enter the lottery, Grandpa has a heart attack. Gus is afraid to visit the hospital, but as soon as he arrives, Grandpa makes him feel right at home. Grandpa teaches Gus how to raise and lower the bed, and gives him quarters for the soda machine...read more
By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780374328276 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1998, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Gus must visit the hospital when his beloved Grandpa has a heart attack

Paperback:

9780374428129 | Reprint edition (Sunburst, April 9, 2001), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Gus must visit the hospital when his beloved Grandpa has a heart attack.

Reinforced:

9780606206860 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: Gus must visit the hospital when his beloved Grandpa has a heart attack.

Prebinding:

9781439551653 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Gus and Grandpa love to answer mail.
9780613992169 | Turtleback Books, April 30, 2001, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: Gus must visit the hospital when his beloved Grandpa has a heart attack.

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Product Description: The sixth book about this "perfect team." --School Library JournalShow-and-tell was a breeze in first grade, when Gus brought to school baseball cards and a plastic rattlesnake and a super-duper flashlight. Now, in second grade, he's stumped...read more
By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780374328191 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 30, 2000, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Gus despairs of coming up with something interesting and impressive for his second-grade class's show-and-tell, until he gets a great idea while visiting Grandpa.

Paperback:

9780374428488 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 25, 2002), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Gus despairs of coming up with something interesting and impressive for his second-grade class's show-and-tell, until he gets a great idea while visiting Grandpa.

Prebinding:

9781439551677 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The sixth book about this "perfect team.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Third-grader Wilson struggles with his times-tables in order to beat the class deadline.
By G. Brian Karas (illustrator) and Claudia Mills

Paperback:

9780374464523 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, September 10, 2004), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Third-grader Wilson struggles with his times-tables in order to beat the class deadline.

School and Library:

9780374367466 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 9, 2002, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Third-grader Wilson struggles with his times-tables in order to beat the class deadline.

Reinforced:

9780606328685 | Demco Media, December 8, 2004, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Prebinding:

9781439510759 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, July 10, 2008), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9781417624638 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $17.15 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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When their father becomes unemployed and their mother starts working, twins Todd and Amy discover that their comfortable life is greatly altered through financial and emotional changes within their home, but when their father stops shaving and doesn't even bother to get dressed in the morning, Amy fears that the situation is becoming critical.

School and Library:

9780374317980 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 21, 2006, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: When fifth-grade twins, Amy and Todd, tackle a school project, they also have to cope with issues of friendship at school and problems at home, including their father's unemployment.

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Ziggy does not do well on the school track-and-field day events, but he feels much better after his classmates recognize his drawing talent, in a story about the joy of doing what one does best.
By R. W. Alley (illustrator) and Claudia Mills

School and Library:

9780374323523 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 11, 2005), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Ziggy does not do well on the school track and field day events, but he feels much better after his classmates recognize his drawing talent.

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At the beginning of eighth grade, all Marcia can think about is what nail polish to use, how to lose weight, and whether Alex will ask her to the dance, but after giving makeovers in a nursing home for a school project, she begins to appreciate the value of inner beauty.

School and Library:

9780374346546 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 9, 2005, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: At the beginning of eighth grade, all Marcia can think about is what nail polish to use, how to lose weight, and whether Alex will ask her to the dance, but after giving makeovers in a nursing home for a school project, she begins to appreciate the valueof inner beauty.

Seventh-grader Alex Ryan enjoys attracting attention, though he never seems to impress his father, but when his antics cause problems with his would-be girlfriend on a school outing, he has second thoughts about his actions.

Hardcover:

9780374346553 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 8, 2003, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Seventh-grader Alex Ryan enjoys attracting attention, though he never seems to impress his father, but when his antics cause problems with his would-be girlfriend on a school outing, he has second thoughts about his actions.

Paperback:

9780786851188, titled "Alex Ryan, Stop That!" | Reprint edition (Hyperion, September 1, 2004), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Seventh-grader Alex Ryan enjoys attracting attention, though he never seems to impress his father, but when his antics cause problems with his would-be girlfriend on a school outing, he has second thoughts about his actions.

Reinforced:

9780606328173, titled "Alex Ryan, Stop That!" | Demco Media, November 30, 2004, cover price $14.55 | About this edition: Seventh-grader Alex Ryan enjoys attracting attention, though he never seems to impress his father, but when his antics cause problems with his would-be girlfriend on a school outing, he has second thoughts about his actions.

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Gus is worried he'll make a fool of himself at his upcoming piano recital, but Grandpa, who played a little violin himself, steps in to help Gus learn the love of making music.
By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780374328146 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 13, 2004, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: After Gus, who would rather play outside than practice music, does not do too well at his piano recital, his grandfather shows him how music can be fun.

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Nine-year-old Chelsea's experiences, which include a fight with her best friend, making mistakes in the handbell concert, and saying goodbye to the only church minister she has ever known, help her to accept that things change and that people, including herself, are not perfect.
By Claudia Mills and Jacqueline Rogers (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780374312442 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 2, 2004), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Nine-year-old Chelsea's experiences, which include a fight with her best friend, making mistakes in the handbell concert, and saying goodbye to the only church minister she has ever known, help her to accept that things change and that people, including herself, are not perfect.

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When Gus goes fishing for the first time, he turns to Grandpa for assistance who is only more than happy to help him by teaching him how to bait the hook, throw a line, and be patient in preparation for the big catch to come.
By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780374328153 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 17, 2003, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Gus goes fishing for the first time and receives expert guidance from his grandfather.

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Product Description: Se llama Heidi Patricia Ahlenslager y tiene diez años. A veces piensa que será contadora, otras que será cartógrafa o periodista. Pero antes de llegar a serlo deberá terminar de cursar el quinto año, y eso no parece tan fácil. No cuando al frente del salón de clases se encuentre la temible señora Richardson...read more
By Claudia Mills and Ana Zoebisch (illustrator)

Paperback:

9789681647520 | Fondo De Cultura Economica USA, July 1, 2003, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Se llama Heidi Patricia Ahlenslager y tiene diez años.

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Gus despairs of coming up with something interesting and impressive for his second-grade class's show-and-tell, until he gets a great idea while visiting Grandpa.

Prebinding:

9780613718639 | Turtleback Books, September 30, 2002, cover price $17.15 | About this edition: Gus despairs of coming up with something interesting and impressive for his second-grade class's show-and-tell, until he gets a great idea while visiting Grandpa.

Lizzie, who has always been considered a nerd by the other kids, begins the seventh grade determined to change her image so that she can blend in better with the popular crowd.

Hardcover:

9780374346591 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Lizzie, who has always been considered a nerd by the other kids, begins the seventh grade determined to change her image so that she can blend in better with the popular crowd.

Paperback:

9780786816729 | Reprint edition (Hyperion, June 1, 2002), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Lizzie, who has always been considered a nerd by the other kids, begins the seventh grade determined to change her image so that she can blend in better with the popular crowd.

Reinforced:

9780606246217 | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $14.53 | About this edition: Lizzie, who has always been considered a nerd by the other kids, begins the seventh grade determined to change her image so that she can blend in better with the popular crowd.

Prebinding:

9780613501507 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $14.65 | About this edition: Lizzie, who has always been considered a nerd by the other kids, begins the seventh grade determined to change her image so that she can blend in better with the popular crowd.

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Unable to come up with the perfect Halloween costume, Gus arrives at his Grandpa's house for help where he finds the best costume of all, proving once again that they are a 'perfect team.' (view table of contents)
By Claudia Mills and Catherine Stock (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780374328160 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 26, 2002, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Second-grader Gus wants a store-bought Halloween costume to wear to school, but because he knows his parents do not believe in buying costumes, he turns to his grandfather for help.

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Having baked six dozen Christmas cookies for themselves and been given many more by the neighbors, Gus and Grandpa find a rewarding solution to disposing of their extra holiday treats. (view table of contents)

Reinforced:

9780606203968 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $14.66 | also contains Gus and Grandpa and the Christmas Cookies | About this edition: Having baked six dozen Christmas cookies for themselves and been given many more by the neighbors, Gus and Grandpa find a rewarding solution to disposing of their extra holiday treats.

Twelve-year-old Julius has his hands full over the summer when his mother attempts to improve his grades and teach him responsibility by signing him up for a French class and getting him a job babysitting.

Hardcover:

9780374387082 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Twelve-year-old Julius has his hands full over the summer when his mother attempts to improve his grades and teach him responsibility by signing him up for a French class and getting him a job babysitting

Paperback:

9780786814480 | Hyperion, April 1, 2001, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Twelve-year-old Julius has his hands full over the summer when his mother attempts to improve his grades and teach him responsibility by signing him up for a French class and getting him a job babysitting.

Reinforced:

9780606215398 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $14.09 | About this edition: Twelve-year-old Julius has his hands full over the summer when his mother attempts to improve his grades and teach him responsibility by signing him up for a French class and getting him a job babysitting.

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