The City Library: Library Journal's Library of the Year 2006
Booklists by Subject
First Chapter Books
Arthur Chapter Books
Fans of Arthur the aardvark, star of the picture books and beginning readers by Marc Brown, who are ready to read on their own, will find longer Arthur Adventures in a chapter book format.
Bailey School Kids
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But are they really what they seem? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out!
Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that
their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.
Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets
Principal Krupp once again turns into the superhero Captain Underpants in order to save the world, and Jerome Horwitz Elementary School, from the evil talking toilets and the Turbo Toilet 2000.
A boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate.
Andrew wants freckles so badly that he buys Sharon's freckle recipe for fifty cents.
Gooney Bird Greene
A most unusual new student who loves to be the center of attention entertains her teacher and fellow second graders by telling absolutely true stories about herself, including how she got her name.
The Hundred Dresses
In winning a medal she is no longer there to receive, a tight-lipped little Polish girl teaches her classmates a lesson.
Junie B. Jones
Meet the funniest kindergartner ever. Junie B. Jones will make young kids crave their daily dose of reading.
Knights of the Kitchen Table
Joe receives a magic book for his birthday present from his uncle. Joe, Fred, and Sam are transported to a time when evil knights, fire-breathing dragons, and vile-smelling giants roamed the land.
Magic Tree House
Jack and his little sister Annie discover a mysterious tree house packed with all sorts of books that have the power to transport them to any place in history or the future.
Be prepared for the unexpected when pig, Mercy, finds herself in fun adventures behind the wheel of a car, fighting crime and dressing up as a princess!
Fairyland is home to the Rainbow Magic Fairies, the Rainbow Magic Jewel Fairies and the Rainbow Magic Weather Fairies. Join them as they battle the evil Jack Frost.
Ramona the Pest
Ramona meets lots of interesting people in kindergarten class, like Davy whom she keeps trying to kiss and Susan whose springy curls seem to ask to be pulled.
When he finds a lost beagle in the hills behind his West Virginia home, Marty tries to hide it from his family and the dog's real owner, a mean-spirited man known to shoot deer out of season and to mistreat his dogs.
Little Willie hopes to pay the back taxes on his grandfather's farm with the purse from a dog sled race he enters.
Time Warp Trio
Join Joe, Fred, and Sam for a hilarious action-packed adventure as the trio travels back in time and into the distant future.
The Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when they discover that a ten-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret about a spring whose water prevents one from ever growing any older.
Young Cam Jansen
Cam Jansen uses her photographic memory to solve mysteries.
The Zack Files
Follow Zack, an eleven-year-old boy, as he finds himself in weird and funny adventures.
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