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2012
The Dunderheads--a gang of misfits with unique and unusual talents--come to the aid of one of their own when Spider is falsely arrested for stealing jewelry.
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1999
Wesley's garden produces a crop of huge, strange plants which provide him with clothing, shelter, food, and drink, thus helping him create his own civilization and changing his life.
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2016
Follow a girl's perusal of her great-grandfather's collection of matchboxes and small curios that document his poignant immigration journey from Italy to a new country.
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2004
A young girl watches as the activities across the street from her bus stop become a circus.
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2009
When Miss Breakbone confiscates Junkyard's crucial find, Wheels, Pencil, Spider, and the rest of the Dunderheads plot to teach her a lesson.
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1988
A collection of poems describing the characteristics and activities of a variety of insects.
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2014
"We're living in an aha moment. Take 250 years of human ingenuity. Add abundant fossil fuels. The result: a population and lifestyle never seen before. The downsides weren't visible for centuries, but now they are. Sudde...
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2003
After being forced to sell the animals he loves, a farmer cuts his hedge to look like them and teaches his sons about following their hearts.
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1988
As a young piano student plays Beethoven's Rondo in C at her recital, each member of the audience is stirred by memories.
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2007
The author draws from a variety of folk traditions to put together this version of Cinderella, including elements from Mexico, Iran, Korea, Russia, Appalachia, and more.
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1991
A class takes a field trip back through time to observe living dinosaurs in their natural habitat.
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1998
While traveling to each corner of the country to build a whirligig in memory of the girl whose death he causes, sixteen-year-old Brian finds forgiveness and atonement.
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1999
One by one, a number of people of varying ages and backgrounds transform a trash-filled, inner-city lot into a productive and beautiful garden, and, in doing so, the gardeners are themselves transformed.
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1985
A collection of poems about birds to be read aloud by two voices.
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1990
While visiting the county fair, a brother and sister are enthralled by a shadow puppet show presentation of "Beauty and the Beast" in which all the shadows are made by one man.
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2000
A grandmother tells a story about a young girl who uses her wits and what is available to her to help her survive when she is lost in the snow. Includes instructions for creating a number of string figures mentioned in...
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2008
When Jack goes to sea, his parents watch as the tree planted at his birth reflects his fortunes and misfortunes.
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2005
A young woman presents a play based on her life as a seventeen-year-old runaway whose escape from her foster home in Los Angeles is thwarted by an all-day traffic jam, an event which provides time for her to explore her...
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1996
A retelling of the story of the Trojan War illustrated with collages featuring newspaper clippings of modern events from World War I through the Persian Gulf war.