Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can. Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to. (Read more...)
Gerald and Piggie are best friends.
In Waiting Is Not Easy, Piggie has a surprise for Gerald, but he is going to have to wait for it, and wait, and wait some more...
12-year-old Charlie is a fantasy football guru. (Read more...)
He may be just a bench warmer for his school's football team, but when it comes to knowing and loving the game, he's first-string. He even becomes a celebrity when his podcast gets noticed by a sports radio host, who plays Charlie's fantasy picks for all of Los Angeles to hear.
Soon Charlie befriends the elderly owner of the L.A. Bulldogs and convinces him to take a chance on an aging quarterback. After that, watch out... it's press conferences and national fame as Charlie becomes a media curiosity and source of conflict for the Bulldogs general manager, whose job Charlie seems to have taken.
It's all a bit much for a kid just trying to stay on top of his grades and maintain his friendship with his verbal sparring partner, Anna.
Complete a variety of fun craft projects using pipe cleaners. Crafters practice reading comprehension as they follow the steps for each project. (Read more...)
The easiest crafts are at the beginning, to allow the reader to practice scaffolding their knowledge as they learn the domain-specific vocabulary.
Food for Finespromotion during the month of February. If you have outstanding library fines, you can receive forgiveness. (Read More.)Simply bring non-perishable food items to the library in February, to be donated to a local food bank. For each complete item you bring in, we'll knock a dollar off your fines. (Please note that we cannot accept outdated items, damaged or opened items, partial items, items not labeled for individual resale or missing portions of their packaging, etc. All donated food must be in a condition suitable for distribution.)
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