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Lone Pine Star Readers (2022) (Kids)

Enjoy this list of 2022's Lone Pine books.

Amira's picture day by Reem Faruqi

Amira is excited because tomorrow is Eid with special clothes, treats, gifts, and a morning party at her mosque; but then she realizes that she is going to miss class picture day at school, something she was also looking forward to--so Amira has to figureout a way to be in two places at once.

Astrid and Apollo and the starry campout by V Bidania

Astrid is anxious about her family's camping trip because she is afraid of the dark (and bears), but her twin Apollo is looking forward to the experience; and Astrid is doing okay, despite the bugs and the dark, until she hears the scratching outside thefamily's tent--but Astrid is determined not to let her father face the threat alone.

Bat and the end of everything by Elana K Arnold

"Bat grows anxious as his third-grade year comes to an end and the time to release his pet skunk, Thor, out into the wild approaches"--

Being you by Alexs D Pate

Illustrations and easy-to-read text celebrate things that make us special and how we can communicate who we are to others.

Molly Mac. The best friend bandit by Marty Kelley

Initially worried that the new girl in class, Tori, might steal her cookies, Molly is soon faced with a bigger problem--it seems that Tori is stealing Molly's best friend, Kayley.

The bug girl : (a true story) by Sophia Spencer

Presents a young girl from Canada with a passion for insects and becoming an entomologist.

The buried bones mystery by Sharon M Draper

After the neighborhood basketball court is vandalized, Ziggy and his friends decide to form a club called the Black Dinosaurs and build their clubhouse in Ziggy's backyard.

Buzz Beaker and the outer space trip by Cari Meister

Buzz dreams of going into outer space. One night, his dream comes true. With his dog, Raggs, by his side, he sneaks onto a spaceship. Together, Raggs and Buzz have an awesome outer space adventure.

Cats vs. dogs by Elizabeth Carney

Chocolate or vanilla? Creamy peanut butter or crunchy? Cats or dogs? On some matters in life, every kid must take a stance. Ever since the first youngster in history had a pet, cats vs. dogs has been a hotly debated issue at recesses and lunch tables worldwide. Which one's better? Smarter? This reader presents the facts in fun and informative fashion.

Cheese : a combo of Oggie Cooder and Oggie Cooder, party animal by Sarah Weeks

Collects two adventures of fourth-grader Oggie Cooder in which he learns the perils of being a celebrity and he comes up with a plan to attend his neighbor's birthday party.

Dragons and marshmallows by Asia Citro

After discovering that injured animals come to the barn in her backyard for help, it is up to Zoey and her cat Sassafras to help new arrival Marshmallow, a sick baby dragon.

EllRay Jakes is not a chicken by Sally Warner

Eight-year-old EllRay's father has promised a family trip to Disneyland if EllRay can stay out of trouble for a week, but not defending himself against Jared, the class bully, proves to be a real challenge

A family is a family is a family by Sara O'Leary

As she listens to her classmates describe the various shapes and sizes of their families, a little girl becomes less worried that her foster family is to different to explain.

Front desk by Kelly Yang

Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was anengineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to mention being only one of two Chinese in her fifth grade class, the other being Mr. Yao's son, Jason.

How to test a friendship by Theanne Griffith

With the help of a fun, odd scientist, third graders Violet, Pablo, and Deepak embark on an adventure in the Maker Maze, a magical laboratory full of robots, an antigravity chamber, 3D printers, and more

Katie's friends and neighbors by Fran Manushkin

Katie Woo's neighborhood is full of great people who make great friends! From Mr. Kenji, who's training to be a nurse, to Miss Bliss, the neighborhood's super-duper librarian, Katie's neighbors all work together to make their neighborhood a wonderful place to live. Visit Katie's friends and neighbors in this early chapter book by Fran Manushkin

It's okay to be different by Todd Parr

Illustrations and brief text describe all kinds of differences that are "okay," such as "It's Okay to be a different color," "It's Okay to need some help," "It's Okay to be adopted," and "It's Okay to have a Different nose."

Lailah's lunchbox : a Ramadan story by Reem Faruqi

Now that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice fromthe librarian, Mrs. Scrabble.

Leroy Ninker saddles up by Kate DiCamillo

Yippie-i-oh! Saddle up for the first in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from Kate DiCamillo’s New York Timesbest-selling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse—until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Join Leroy, Maybelline, and everyone's favorite porcine wonder, Mercy, for some hilarious and heartfelt horsing around on Deckawoo Drive.

Miami Jackson makes the play by Pat McKissack

Miami's enjoyment of summer baseball camp is threatened by the presence of an antagonistic lodgemate and his main enemy, Destinee Tate

My new team by Ryan Howard

When Little Rhino's grandfather signs him up for a baseball league, he must quickly learn to be a good teammate, especially when there is a bully also on his team

Papa, Daddy, & Riley by Seamus Kirst

When a classmate insists a family must have a mother and a father, Riley fears she will have to choose between Papa and Daddy until her fathers assure her that love makes a family.

Pedro on the go by Fran Manushkin

"Pedro loves going out an having fun with his friends and family. From an imaginary adventure on Mars to a wild hike with his dad, Pedro always has an awesome time when he's on the go."--Back cover

Pride puppy! by Robin Stevenson

"It's pride day! The whole family is together to celebrate! There's music, dancers, floats and...a lost puppy? Oh no!" --back cover

Ricky Ricotta's mighty robot by Dav Pilkey

Ricky Ricotta, a small mouse, is being bullied at school, but when he rescues a powerful robot from its evil creator, he acquires a friend and protector--and saves the city from Dr. Stinky.

Uncle Bobby's wedding by Sarah S Brannen

Chloe is jealous and sad when her favorite uncle announces that he will be getting married, but as she gets to know Jamie better and becomes involved in planning the wedding, she discovers that she will always be special to Uncle Bobby--and to Uncle Jamie, too.

Unsettled by Reem Faruqi

Young Nurah reluctantly moves with her family from Karachi, Pakistan, to Peachtree City, Georgia, but, after some ups and downs, begins to feel at home.

What if everybody thought that? by Ellen Javernick

Explores the preconceived notions one should challenge about the world and describes why it is important to think before judging someone.

What was the Titanic? by Stephanie Sabol

"For more than 100 years, people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over 1,500 lives. Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy-five years later. At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic, the largest passenger steamship of this time, met its catastrophic end after crashing into an iceberg. Of the 2,240 passengers and crew onboard, only 705 survived. More than 100 years later, today's readers will be intrigued by the mystery that surrounds this ship that was originally labeled 'unsinkable'."--Provided by publisher.

Who is Kamala Harris? by Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie) Anderson

Profiles Kamala Harris, U.S. senator and the first woman to be elected vice president of the United States, detailing the actions she has taken to achieve success in politics.
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