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1 volume (unpaged) : ill. ; 26 cm
When Mama Ruby and Little Joe, two hand-me-down toys, move in with other fancy toys, they are laughed at until Little Joe finds himself in danger and the other toys band together to help.
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viii, 291 p. ; 22 cm.
"Do you guys have Internet?., .""How about TiVo?., .""You do get American TV?" The house was dark. "Wait a minute -- do they even have electricity?" Even though Sofi Mendoza was born in Mexico, she's spent most of her life in California -- the closest she gets to a south-of-the-border experience is eating at Taco Bell. But when Sofi and her friends sneak off for a weekend in Tijuana, she gets in real trouble. To Sofi's shock, the border patrol says that her green card is counterfeit. Until her parents can sort out the paperwork and legal issues, Sofi is stuck in Mexico. In the meantime, Sofi's parents arrange for her to stay with long-lost relatives in rural Baja. It's bad enough that Sofi has to miss senior prom and even graduation, but her aunt, uncle, and cousins live on a ranch with no indoor plumbing! As the weeks pass, though, she finds herself adapting to her surroundings. Sofi starts helping out on the ranch, getting along with her bratty cousins, and she even meets a guy with more potential than anyone from school. Through the unexpected crash course in her heritage, Sofi comes to appreciate that she has a home on both sides of the border. .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781428746572 20160527
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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Born on the Kansas plains, Blackie likes to stay in one place rather than risk missing anything, but is gently pursuaded to try his hoof as a rodeo horse, a ranger's mount in Yosemite National Park, and a town mascot on the California coast, and finds love wherever he stands.
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260 p. ; 24 cm.
Estrella's mother and aunt are planning a gaudy, traditional quinceañera for her, even though it is the last thing she wants.
Education Library (Cubberley), Special Collections

5. The boat [2005]

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[32] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
A reclusive old man and his menagerie of strange animals are rescued by nearby villagers when flood waters threatened to engulf the little hill where he lives.
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57 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
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7. Martha [2005]

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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm
The author relates how he and his Moscow family rescued Martha, a crow with a broken wing, and how she joined their household.
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8. Pinduli [2004]

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1 volume (unpaged) : ill. ; 27 cm
Pinduli's mama has always told her that she's the most beautiful hyena ever. But Dog, Lion, and Zebra don't think so. Why else would they make her feel so rotten about her big ears, her fuzzy mane, and her wiggly stripes? Poor Pinduli just wants to disappear--and she tries everything she can think of to make that happen. Yet nothing goes her way. Nothing, that is, until a case of mistaken identity lets her show the creatures of the African savanna how a few tiny words--bad or good--can create something enormous. Janell Cannon, the creator of the bestselling Stellaluna, introduces yet another endearing character in this triumphant story about self-image, self-acceptance, and treating others with respect. Includes notes about hyenas and other animals of the African Savannah.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780152046682 20160618
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9. In Flanders fields [2003]

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[32] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
On a battlefield, the fighting comes to a halt on Christmas morning.
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[32] p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Oksi, daughter of Frightful, the peregrine falcon, and her journey from hatchling to adulthood.
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11. Goose's story [2002]

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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 cm
A young girl finds a Canada goose with a badly injured foot and looks for her each day to see how she is doing.
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1 volume (unpaged) : ill. ; 23 x 26 cm
A young Cambodian girl saves her money to buy a bird on which to make a wish for her poor family's future.
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13. Mary of Mile 18 [1971]

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1 volume (unpaged) : ill. ; 24 cm
Mary's father tells her she cannot keep a part-wolf puppy since the only animals kept by farming families in their remote part of northern British Columbia are those that work or provide food.
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1 volume (unpaged) : ill. ; 29 cm
When hard times fall on his family, Jo Lee is sent from China to San Francisco, where he helps his uncle fish and dreams of being reunited with his mother and sister.
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1 volume (unpaged) : ill. ; 22 cm
Two mice form strange friendships with an abandoned kitten and a frog.
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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm
A homeless cat spends several seasons trying to survive the elements until at last a suburban family adopts him.
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17. Hedgie's surprise [2000]

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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm
Hedgie, the hedgehog, helps Henny, the speckled hen, trick the Tomten who has been eating all of Henny's eggs for breakfast.
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18. Madlenka [2000]

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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Madlenka, whose New York City neighbors include the French baker, the Indian news vendor, the Italian ice-cream man, the South American grocer, and the Chinese shopkeeper, goes around the block to show her friends her loose tooth and finds that it is like taking a trip around the world.
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19. The silver swan [2000]

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1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 x 29 cm
A boy observes and becomes fond of a swan as she finds a mate, has cygnets, and defends herself and her young from a fox.
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1 volume (unpaged) : ill. ; 24 x 25 cm
Forest animals, awakened by the birds' warning that there is a stranger in the woods, set out to discover if there is danger and find, instead, a wonderful surprise.
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