Welcome to the Summer 2013 Edition of
Shelf Worthy - Children's and Teen!

An array of terrific backlist titles across reading levels are presented in this edition, offering suggestions for welcome additions to your collection. Board books, picture books, early readers, middle grade and
young adult titles — fiction and nonfiction — fill the pages of this microsite.

And these books have one thing in common: They’re all shelf worthy and ready for order!

Check Out a Sampling of Featured Titles Below

14 Cows for America
14 Cows for America

14 Cows for America

This "New York Times" best-seller from an award-winning author tells a true story of hope and generosity, and the gift a small Kenyan village makes to the people of America after the attacks of 9/11. 36 pp.

Author: Deedy, Carmen Agra. Illus by Thomas Gonzalez. Contr by Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah

Publisher: Peachtree

ISBN: 9781561454907

Available: Now

Grade: Grades 4-5

Binding: Picture Books

Price: $17.95

Barnyard Fun
Barnyard Fun

Barnyard Fun

When Sheep finds out that it is April Fools' Day, he plays jokes on Rooster, Dog, Pig and Cow, before Horse plays a trick on him. 24 pp.

Author: Wright, Maureen. Illus by Paul Rátz de Tagyos

Publisher: Amazon Children's Pub

ISBN: 9781477816431

Available: Now

Grade: Grades K-4

Binding: Picture Books

Price: $17.99

Book of Shadowboxes
Book of Shadowboxes

Book of Shadowboxes

For every letter of the alphabet, Seeley has created a lively rhyme and fascinating shadowbox filled with whimsical creatures, objects and people. 64 pp.

Author: Seeley. Laura L.

Publisher: Peachtree

ISBN: 9780934601658

Available: Now

Grade: Grades 2-3

Binding: Picture Books

Price: $18.95

Cinderella
Cinderella

Cinderella

This story of Cinderella is based on the version collected and published by 17-century author Charles Perrault, and echoes the elegance and luxury of the French court of King Louis XIV, as well as providing the origins of the famous glass slippers. 32 pp.

Author: Perrault, Charles. Retold by Sarah L. Thomson. Illus by Nicoletta Ceccoli

Publisher: Amazon Children's Pub

ISBN: 9780761461708

Available: Now

Grade: Grades K-4

Binding: Picture Books

Price: $17.99

Columbus
Columbus

Columbus

Presents information about the life of the Italian explorer, including his birth and early sea voyages, his famed discovery of the New World and his legacy in American history. 64 pp.

Author: Demi

Publisher: Amazon Children's Pub

ISBN: 9780761461678

Available: Now

Grade: Grades 4-7

Binding: Picture Books

Price: $19.99

Give Up, Gecko
Give Up, Gecko

Give Up, Gecko

When an elephant finds that he cannot stomp a hole deep enough for water, a gecko is determined to stomp his own way down. 32 pp.

Author: MacDonald, Margaret Read, adapt. Illus by Deborah Melmon

Publisher: Amazon Children's Pub

ISBN: 9781477816356

Available: Now

Grade: Grades K-4

Binding: Picture Books

Price: $16.99

Little Red Hot
Little Red Hot

Little Red Hot

When Little Red Hot hears that her grandmother has a cold she bakes a hot pepper pie to take to her, but along the way she meets Señor Lobo and must find a way to outsmart him when he pretends to be her sick grandmother. 32 pp.

Author: Kimmel, Eric A. Illus by Laura Huliska-Beith

Publisher: Amazon Children's Pub

ISBN: 9781477816387

Available: Now

Grade: Grades K-4

Binding: Picture Books

Price: $17.99

Peep Leap
Peep Leap

Peep Leap

Ten recently-hatched wood ducks prepare to jump from their tree to the water below, but the youngest duckling isn't so sure he can make the leap. 32 pp.

Author: Verdick, Elizabeth. Illus by John Bendall-Brunello

Publisher: Amazon Children's Pub

ISBN: 9781477816400

Available: Now

Grade: Grades K-4

Binding: Picture Books

Price: $17.99

Sherlock Bones and Missing Cheese
Sherlock Bones and Missing Cheese

Sherlock Bones and Missing Cheese

When the wonderful, smelly, scrumptious cheese made once a month out of the milk of a one-horned, two-eared, three-legged cowabunga is stolen from the dell, Sherlock Bones is enlisted to discover what happened. 32 pp.

Author: Crummel, Susan Stevens. Illus by Dorothy Donohue

Publisher: Amazon Children's Pub

ISBN: 9780761461869

Available: Now

Grade: Grades K-4

Binding: Picture Books

Price: $17.99

Storm Called Katrina
Storm Called Katrina

Storm Called Katrina

When flood waters submerge their New Orleans neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a young cornet player and his parents evacuate their home and struggle to survive and stay together. 40 pp.

Author: Uhlberg, Myron. Illus by Colin Bootman

Publisher: Peachtree

ISBN: 9781561455911

Available: Now

Grade: Grades 3-4

Binding: Picture Books

Price: $17.95