While helping his father on his coal boat along the canal, nine-year-old Asa discovers what it really means to make a full hand when a brutal storm threatens their mission, in an exciting story that is filled with interesting information about old-time canal freighting.
9780374349899 | Frances Foster Books, March 10, 2004, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Describes the experiences of two sisters growing up in Brooklyn in the time of Shirley Temple movies and trolleys.
Since Puppy is so happy in his new home with a girl who hugs him and rubs his tummy, he decides that he is going to be a perfect puppy, but he soon learns that everyone makes mistakes and that his owner loves him just the way he is!
9780618011391 | Clarion Books, October 15, 2001, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A little puppy wants to be perfect so that his owner will always love him, and even though he makes mistakes, he learns that he is loved anyway.
Product Description: Pinch’s Aunt Hasty is staying true to her name. After selling her house before finding a new home, she realizes she doesn’t have a place for her couch so she sends it off to Pinch to take care of in the meantime. When movers show up at Pinch’s house with this most unwelcome gift, Pinch is outraged...read more
Product Description: Pinch and Dash are good friends. When Pinch gets hungry, but is too lazy to make something to eat, or to travel all the way down the street to the Chat and Chew, he goes next door to see what Dash has to offer. Dash is a great cook, but he never uses enough pepper or hot sauce in his soup...read more
9781580893473 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, February 1, 2012, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Pinch and Dash are good friends.
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9781580893466 | Charlesbridge Pub Inc, February 1, 2012, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This charming giggle-a-minute story of friendship and the perils of working together on a project is perfect for youngsters beginning to read independently.
In a dreary Pennsylvania coal-mining town, the Polish community does not like the Irish community and vice versa, but when Keara Buckley and Stefan Pazik fall in love, the whole town must learn to get along. Jr Lib Guild.
9780374376475 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 24, 1998, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A girl from Ireland and a boy from Poland overcome the prejudices held by the residents of the small American town to which they have emigrated