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Product Description: Is the sound Charlie hears from the bridge an echo, or is someone else out there? A lyrical, resonant story by poet Ted Kooser, splendidly illustrated by Barry Root.When Charlie visits his hardworking grandparents in the summer, he often is left to himself, and he is lonely...read more
By Barry Root (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780763664817 | Candlewick Pr, May 10, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Is the sound Charlie hears from the bridge an echo, or is someone else out there?

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Product Description: From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of An Invisible Thread comes the true, heartfelt, and extraordinary story of how one woman’s decision to help a boy on the street changed both of their lives forever.New York Times bestselling author Laura Schroff tells the remarkable story of her lifelong friendship with a boy named Maurice who she met on the street while he was asking for change in her book, An Invisible Thread...read more

Hardcover:

9781481419307 | Little Simon, September 22, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: From the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of An Invisible Thread comes the true, heartfelt, and extraordinary story of how one woman’s decision to help a boy on the street changed both of their lives forever.

Paperback:

9780441787579, titled "Stormwarden" | Ace Books, December 1, 1984, cover price $3.50 | also contains Stormwarden | About this edition: In the self-contained land of Vaere, Anskiere, wizard of wind and water, defeats the Mharg-demons and swears a powerful oath against Ivain, the master of fire and earth, who betrayed Askiere during the perilous battle

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Product Description: It’s never too soon to dream big—or to take action! Pursue excellence with this inspiring picture book from the mother of star basketball player Michael Jordan.Before Michael Jordan was a record-breaking athlete, he was a young boy who dreamed of playing basketball for the United States Olympic team...read more
By Barry Root (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781442412705 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, May 6, 2014, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: It’s never too soon to dream big—or to take action!

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Product Description: “This lovely tale celebrates intergenerational friendship and determination, growth and nature, and the joy of the holiday season.”  —School Library Journal When Wilma decides her garden needs a new beginning, she gathers string, scissors, shovels, sixty-two dozen balsam seedlings, and Parker, her five-year-old neighbor...read more
By Barry Root (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780544105096 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 8, 2013), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: “This lovely tale celebrates intergenerational friendship and determination, growth and nature, and the joy of the holiday season.

School and Library:

9780152162900 | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 2008, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: When Wilma decides that her garden needs a new beginning, she gathers string, scissors, shovels, sixty-two dozen balsam seedlings, and Parker, her five-year-old neighbor.

By Barry Root (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781442412699 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, May 1, 2012, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: A great big tale about peach pickin' fun. Join Tall Papa Tom, Pretty Mama May, Little Buddy Earl, and the rest of the bunch as they head to the Peach Pickin' Festival. Little Buddy Earl yodels each time they pass a field, but what's the use of that? His yodel soon comes in handy when he turns a tiny peach into the largest in the land! Complete with a recipe for peach cobbler, this tale about teamwork proves that sometimes the smallest person can be the biggest help...read more
By Barry Root (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781589809802, titled "Giant Peach Yodel" | Pelican Pub Co Inc, April 20, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A great big tale about peach pickin' fun.

Calvin Curbhopper, a bicycle messenger, makes his way through the city in all kinds of conditions to make sure that his messages get delivered on time
By Robert Burleigh and Barry Root (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780689821035 | 1 edition (Atheneum, May 1, 2000), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Calvin Curbhopper, a bicycle messenger, makes his way through the city in all kinds of conditions to make sure that his messages get delivered on time

Paperback:

9781442453357 | Atheneum, December 20, 2011, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Tiki Can’t Believe It when the ball is knocked out of his hand in the Cave Spring Viking’s last preseason game against their rival Knights. And when nobody wants to talk to him the next day at lunch, he feels even worse. So Ronde and Paco start “secret” practices with Tiki, and Coach shows him a special four point ball carry...read more
By Ronde Barber, Robert Burleigh (contributor) and Barry Root (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781442412620 | Simon & Schuster, August 30, 2011, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Tiki Can’t Believe It when the ball is knocked out of his hand in the Cave Spring Viking’s last preseason game against their rival Knights.

School and Library:

9781416924890 | Simon & Schuster, August 29, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: 'A story of teamwork and perseverance based on the childhood of National Football League stars and twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber'--Provided by publisher.

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Young Caroline Meeber leaves home for the first time and experiences work, love, and the pleasures and responsibilities of independence in late-nineteenth-century Chicago and New York

Paperback:

9780140390025, titled "Sister Carrie" | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, June 1, 1981), cover price $8.95 | also contains Sister Carrie | About this edition: Young Caroline Meeber leaves home for the first time and experiences work, love, and the pleasures and responsibilities of independence in late-nineteenth-century Chicago and New York

Product Description: Illus. in full color. "The General and Mrs. Pinch rule Liberty Street, prohibiting all laughter and games. Joy and the other youngsters who live there are unhappy but there is nothing they can do about it. Then the Araboolies, who speak no English and who change skin color daily, move in...read more
By Barry Root (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606084772 | Demco Media, September 1, 1995, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: The kids of Liberty Street join forces to help the Araboolies when mean General Pinch orders them to move because they look different

Prebinding:

9781439585061, titled "Araboolies of Liberty Street" | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Illus.

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When Jack goes to sea, his parents watch as the tree planted at his birth reflects his fortunes and misfortunes.
By Barry Root (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780763626044 | Candlewick Pr, March 30, 2008, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: When Jack goes to sea, his parents watch as the tree planted at his birth reflects his fortunes and misfortunes.

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The friendship between a curmudgeonly old man and his uppity old cat, both of whom like potato soup, is strained after he goes fishing without her and they both learn that even the most cantankerous love can inspire acts of heroic proportions. Reprint.
By Terry Farish and Barry Root (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780763632977 | Reprint edition (Candlewick Pr, June 12, 2007), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The friendship between an old man and his cat, both of whom like potato soup, is strained after he goes fishing without her.

School and Library:

9780763608347 | Candlewick Pr, May 1, 2003, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The friendship between an old man and his cat, both of whom like potato soup, is strained after he goes fishing without her.

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Baby Owen's grandmother learns that he is wiggly, jiggly, and all-around giggly for bluegrass music, so with her banjo, she travels by curious means to visit and play for him.

Miscellaneous:

9780547528700 | Houghton Mifflin, November 13, 2006, cover price $16.00

School and Library:

9780618336036 | Houghton Mifflin, November 13, 2006, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Baby Owen's grandmother learns that he is wiggly, jiggly, and all-around giggly for bluegrass music, so with her banjo, she travels by curious means to visit and play for him.

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Having gotten all the glory for his many great touchdowns during the season, Ronde becomes jealous of his best friend, teammate, and brother Tiki and it starts to affect their game, but soon Ronde gets his moment to shine and all his hard work is quickly recognized by all in this inspirational tale of two brothers who worked together to make their dream of reaching the NFL come true!

School and Library:

9781416900931 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, August 30, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Having gotten all the glory for his touchdowns, Ronde becomes jealous of his best friend, teammate, and twin Tiki and it starts to affect their game, but soon Ronde gets his moment to shine in a story of two brothers who make it to the NFL.

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Provides the true story of two brothers who spent much of their childhood together, working hard, struggling for a better life through football, and then finding great success after both winning a spot on the same major NFL team during the same season. 100,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.

School and Library:

9780689865596 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, August 31, 2004, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Introduces twin brothers Tiki and Ronde Barber, who worked hard to overcome obstacles and became National Football League stars, one as runningback for the New York Giants, the other as cornerback for the Tampa Bay Bucs.

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When a group of bored giants decides to pass the time with a game, their version of 'giant steps' takes them all around the world, through canyons and up mountains, as they use the entire planet as their own personal playground.
By Elizabeth Loredo and Barry Root (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780399234910 | Putnam Pub Group, February 1, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Five giants play a global game of tag, and while the first four run just as far as they can go, north, south, east, and west, the unlucky fifth giant has to count.

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When her brother comes home with a wounded mouse, Gumbrella is more than happy to assist and soon starts an animal hospital for every hurt animal in the community, but when all her patients get better and it is time for them to leave, Gumbrella finds it difficult to say good-bye.

School and Library:

9780399233470 | Putnam Pub Group, September 1, 2002, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Gumbrella loves nursing sick animals back to health, but she hates letting them go.

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By following in the footsteps of a father and his son spending a day in Central Park, all of the park's eclectic culture is captured beautifully, from toy-boat racing to baseball playing to bicycle riding.
By Laura Godwin and Barry Root (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060258917 | Joanna Cotler Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the sights and sounds of New York's Central Park in summer.

Library:

9780060258924 | Joanna Cotler Books, April 1, 2002, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Illustrations and rhyming text celebrate the sights and sounds of New York's Central Park in summer.

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Even the animals of the backyard--including robins, toads, and butterflies--have to go to bed at night, in a gentle bedtime tale with full-color illustrations.
By Susan Hill and Barry Root (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780694013173 | Board book edition (Harperfestival, May 1, 2001), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Sings a lullaby to all the plants and animals in the backyard--including carrots and birches, robins, toads, and butterflies--as they go to bed at night.

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A young girl has fun whether she spends Saturday night with one of her inventive babysitters or with her parents when they stay home from their country dancing.
By Barry Root (illustrator) and Lee Wardlaw

Hardcover:

9780803721890 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A young girl has fun whether she spends Saturday night with one of her inventive babysitters or with her parents when they stay home from their country dancing.

A little cowpoke is lulled to sleep by dreams of the sights and sounds of the Western landscape at night, in a lyrical celebration of the American prairie that includes warm, gentle illustrations.
By Kathi Appelt and Barry Root (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060277635 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, February 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A little cowpoke is lulled to sleep by dreams of the sights and sounds of the Western landscape at night

Library:

9780060277642 | Harpercollins, February 1, 1999, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: A little cowpoke is lulled to sleep by dreams of the sights and sounds of the Western landscape at night

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When Nobody's Dog is left abandoned on River Road, he searches the neighborhood for the perfect family to adopt, but he is too small for the Fitz's, too noisy for the Applegate's, and too mischievous for Miss Pepper.

Hardcover:

9780786801091 | Disney Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: After he is abandoned on River Road, Nobody's Dog uses his persistence to find a home

Library:

9780786820931 | Disney Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: After he is abandoned on River Road, Nobody's Dog uses his persistence to find a home

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Wanting to help her family grow the carrot they have planted, Little Isabelle sings and dances to the carrot, which shows its appreciation by growing to an amazing height, in a Russian folktale that comes complete with a carrot pudding recipe.
By Jan Peck and Barry Root (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780803718234 | Dial Books for Young Readers, March 1, 1998, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Little Isabelle surprises her family with her unique way of helping a carrot seed grow and of getting the huge vegetable from the ground.

Library:

9780803718241 | Dial Books for Young Readers, March 1, 1998, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Little Isabelle surprises her family with her unique way of helping a carrot seed grow and of getting the huge vegetable from the ground.

When she tires of living in her white house in the orchard, Mrs. Tillby sets out to find a different place to call home
By Barry Root (illustrator) and Carol P. Saul

Paperback:

9780689815676 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, December 1, 1997), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: When she tires of living in her white house in the orchard, Mrs.

School and Library:

9780671872830 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1995, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: When she tires of living in her white house in the orchard, Mrs.
9780689802737 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1995, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: When she tires of living in her white house in the orchard, Mrs.

Reinforced:

9780606130318 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, December 1, 1997), cover price $14.30 | About this edition: When she tires of living in her white house in the orchard, Mrs.

Prebinding:

9780613059022 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.30 | About this edition: When she tires of living in her white house in the orchard, Mrs.

Millie and Maude are two cool cows who fly to the moon and back in a night wearing the Huckabuck children's new black boots
By Barry Root (illustrator) and Toby Speed

Paperback:

9780698115996 | Reprint edition (Puffin, November 1, 1997), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Millie and Maude are two cool cows who fly to the moon and back in a night wearing the Huckabuck children's new black boots

School and Library:

9780399226472 | Putnam Pub Group, May 1, 1995, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Millie and Maude are two cool cows who fly to the moon and back in a night wearing the Huckabuck children's new black boots

Reinforced:

9780606128636 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, November 1, 1997), cover price $14.21 | About this edition: Millie and Maude are two cool cows who fly to the moon and back in a night wearing the Huckabuck children's new black boots

Prebinding:

9780613060882 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.25 | About this edition: Millie and Maude are two cool cows who fly to the moon and back in a night wearing the Huckabuck children's new black boots

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