Score: 2.5
From 5 Ratings

10,000 Dresses


  • Author: Marcus Ewert & Rex Ray
  • Release Date : 2008-11-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • File Size: 11002061 Bytes


Every night, Bailey dreams about magical dresses: dresses made of crystals and rainbows, dresses made of flowers, dresses made of windows. . . . Unfortunately, when Bailey's awake, no one wants to hear about these beautiful dreams. Quite the contrary. "You're a BOY!" Mother and Father tell Bailey. "You shouldn't be thinking about dresses at all." Then Bailey meets Laurel, an older girl who is touched and inspired by Bailey's imagination and courage. In friendship, the two of them begin making dresses together. And Bailey's dreams come true!This gorgeous picture book—a modern fairy tale about becoming the person you feel you are inside—will delight people of all ages....

Mr. Pack Rat Really Wants That


  • Author: Marcus Ewert & Kayla Stark
  • Release Date : 2018-10-30
  • Genre: Animals
  • File Size: 17518756 Bytes


Mr. Pack Rat is a particularly acquisitive small mammal with a hoarding problem (sound like someone you know?). Through trial and error, he begins to question whether having more things is really the secret to happiness.Although real life pack rats (genus Neotoma) build large piles of debris to nest in, Mr. Pack Rat isn't satisfied with plain old sticks and leaves. He wants novelty and variety, and--unfortunately for him!--he owns a magical magnet that can summon anything he desires. Mr. Pack Rat is always on to the next thing. Lovely flowers will brighten up his sticks and leaves... until they wilt. Colorful seashells won't wilt, but they aren't much fun. Games and toys are fun, but only if you have enough room to play with them. This wry, witty fab...

10 000 Dresses
Score: 4
From 17 Ratings

10 000 Dresses


  • Author : Marcus Ewert
  • Publisher : Seven Stories Press
  • Release Date : 2011-01-04
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781583229507


10 000 Dresses Book Description :

Every night, Bailey dreams about magical dresses: dresses made of crystals and rainbows, dresses made of flowers, dresses made of windows. . . . Unfortunately, when Bailey's awake, no one wants to hear about these beautiful dreams. Quite the contrary. "You're a BOY!" Mother and Father tell Bailey. "You shouldn't be thinking about dresses at all." Then Bailey meets Laurel, an older girl who is touched and inspired by Bailey's imagination and courage. In friendship, the two of them begin making dresses together. And Bailey's dreams come true! This gorgeous picture book—a modern fairy tale about becoming the person you feel you are inside—will delight people of all ages....

10 000 Dresses
Score: 4
From 17 Ratings

10 000 Dresses


  • Author : Marcus Ewert
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1583228500


10 000 Dresses Book Description :

Bailey longs to wear the beautiful dresses of her dreams but is ridiculed by her unsympathetic family which rejects her true perception of herself....

My Princess Boy
Score: 3.5
From 23 Ratings

My Princess Boy


  • Author : Cheryl Kilodavis
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-01-11
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442430631


My Princess Boy Book Description :

A heartwarming book about unconditional love and one remarkable family. Dyson loves pink, sparkly things. Sometimes he wears dresses. Sometimes he wears jeans. He likes to wear his princess tiara, even when climbing trees. He’s a Princess Boy. Inspired by the author’s son, and by her own initial struggles to understand, this heartwarming book is a call for tolerance and an end to bullying and judgments. The world is a brighter place when we accept everyone for who they are....

The Hundred Dresses
Score: 4
From 63 Ratings

The Hundred Dresses


  • Author : Eleanor Estes
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2014-06-24
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547540450


The Hundred Dresses Book Description :

Eleanor Estes’s The Hundred Dresses won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and has never been out of print since. At the heart of the story is Wanda Petronski, a Polish girl in a Connecticut school who is ridiculed by her classmates for wearing the same faded blue dress every day. Wanda claims she has one hundred dresses at home, but everyone knows she doesn’t and bullies her mercilessly. The class feels terrible when Wanda is pulled out of the school, but by that time it’s too late for apologies. Maddie, one of Wanda’s classmates, ultimately decides that she is "never going to stand by and say nothing again."...

Felix s New Skirt

Felix s New Skirt


  • Author : Kerstin Brichzin
  • Publisher : Minedition
  • Release Date : 2018-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9888341588


Felix s New Skirt Book Description :

Felix likes to wear skirts. He thinks they're fun--plus he likes the way his legs move in them. His family doesn't mind, but that's not the case for Felix's classmates. Their merciless teasing makes him want to give up school for good. Can Felix's parents come up with a way to validate Felix's expression, while also teaching the other children a lesson in acceptance? A timely picture book that tackles themes of empathy and tolerance in a world where it's tough to be different....

17 000 Classroom Visits Can t Be Wrong

17 000 Classroom Visits Can t Be Wrong


  • Author : John V. Antonetti
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2015-02-20
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416620433


17 000 Classroom Visits Can t Be Wrong Book Description :

"Most educators are skilled at planning instruction and determining what they will do during the course of a lesson. However, to truly engage students in worthwhile, rigorous cognition, a profound shift is necessary: a shift in emphasis from teaching to learning. Put another way, we know that whoever is doing the work is also doing the learning—and in most classrooms, teachers are working much too hard. Authors John V. Antonetti and James R. Garver are the designers of the Look 2 Learning model of classroom walkthroughs. They've visited more than 17,000 classrooms—examining a variety of teaching and learning conditions, talking to students, examining their work, and determining their levels of thinking and engagement. From this vast set of data, ...

Front Desk
Score: 4
From 20 Ratings

Front Desk


  • Author : Kelly Yang
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338157802


Front Desk Book Description :

Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature! * "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review Mia Tang has a lot of secrets. Number 1: She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests. Number 2: Her parents hide immigrants. And if the mean motel owner, Mr. Yao, finds out they've been letting them stay in the empty rooms for free, the Tangs will be doomed. Number 3: She wants to be a writer. But how can she when her mom thinks she should stick to math because English is not her first language? It will take all of Mia's courage, kind...

How to Never Look Fat Again
Score: 3
From 14 Ratings

How to Never Look Fat Again


  • Author : Charla Krupp
  • Publisher : Grand Central Life & Style
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780446563956


How to Never Look Fat Again Book Description :

The new groundbreaking style-guide from bestseller author Charla Krupp on how to look 10 pounds lighter, 10 years younger and 10 times sexier every day, all year--in summer, winter, at the gym, even in a swimsuit! You'll never get dressed the same way again once you discover: *smart, easy ways to hide arm flap, a big bust, a muffin top, back fat, Buddha belly, a big booty, wide hips, thunder thighs, and heavy calves-and that's only half the book. *which fabrics, colors, and styles make women look fat *absolutely the best shades, shapes, and brilliant buys to make the pounds invisible *clever solutions for special fashion situations--workout gear, evening wear, and even swimsuits! *which products, fashions, and services you shouldn't waste your money ...

William s Doll
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

William s Doll


  • Author : Charlotte Zolotow
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 1985-05-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780064430678


William s Doll Book Description :

More than anything, William wants a doll. "Don't be a creep," says his brother. "Sissy, sissy," chants the boy next door. Then one day someone really understands William's wish, and makes it easy for others to understand, too....

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Score: 4
From 510 Ratings

A Thousand Splendid Suns


  • Author : Khaled Hosseini
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2008-09-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780747585893


A Thousand Splendid Suns Book Description :

A riveting and powerful story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship and an indestructible love...