The Rescuers New York Review Books Children’s Collection

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NYRB Kids #ad - However, it is precisely miss bianca  that the Prisoners’ Aid Society picks  for the job of rescuing a Norwegian poet imprisoned in the legendarily dreadful Black Castle. Miss bianca would seem to be a pampered creature, and not, you would suppose, the mouse to dispatch on an especially challenging and extraordinarily perilous mission.

There miss bianca will be able to enlist one nils, known to be the bravest mouse in the land, in a desperate and daring endeavor that will take them, along with their trusty companion Bernard, across turbulent seas and over the paws and under the maws of cats into one of the darkest places known to man or mouse.

The Rescuers New York Review Books Children's Collection #ad - Margery sharp’s classic tale of pluck, luck, and derring-do is amply and beautifully illustrated by the great Garth Williams. Miss bianca, after all, is a poet too, and in any case she is due to travel any day  now to Norway. Miss bianca is a white mouse of great beauty  and supreme self-confidence, the ambassador’s son, resides luxuriously in a porcelain pagoda painted with violets, primroses, courtesy of her excellent young friend, who, and lilies of the valley.

It will take everything they’ve got and a good deal more to escape with their own lives, not to mention the poet.

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Miss Bianca

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The Borrowers

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Hmh Books for Young Readers #ad - A charmer!awards: 1952 carnegie medal, a lewis carroll shelf award bookDon’t miss the other classics in the Borrowers series: The Borrowers Afield, The Borrowers Aloft, The Borrowers Afloat, and The Borrowers Avenged. All is well until pod is spotted upstairs by a human boy! can the clocks stay nested safely in their beloved hidden home, or will they be forced to flee? The British author Mary Norton won the Carnegie Medal for The Borrowers in 1952, the year it was first published in England.

This repackaged paperback edition still has the delightful original black-and-white illustrations by Beth and Joe Krush inside. All their minuscule home furnishings, from postage stamp paintings to champagne cork chairs, are “borrowed” from the “human beans” who tromp around loudly above them. The borrowers—the clock family: homily, and their fourteen-year-old daughter, Arrietty, Pod, to be precise—are tiny people who live underneath the kitchen floor of an old English country manor.

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The Pushcart War New York Review Children's Collection

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NYRB Kids #ad - The best book about politics ever written for children. The washington post 50th anniversary edition, now in paperbackdo you know the history of the pushcart war? the reAL HISTORY?  It’s a story of how regular people banded together and, armed with  little more than their brains and good aim, defeated a mighty foe.

Classroom Favorites. Not long ago the streets of New York City were smelly, smoggy, sooty, and loud. Behind closed doors the truck owners declared war on the pushcart peddlers. The peddlers didn’t have money or the mayor on their side, but that didn’t stop them from fighting back. Today, thanks to the ingenuity of the pushcart peddlers, the streets belong to the people—and to the pushcarts.

The Pushcart War New York Review Children's Collection #ad - There were so many trucks making deliveries that it might take an hour for a car to travel a few blocks. It has inspired generations of children and been adapted for television, radio, and the stage around the world. It was included on school library journal’s list of one hundred Books That Shaped the Twentieth Century, and its assertion that a committed group of men and women can prevail against a powerful force is as relevant in the twenty-first century as it was in 1964.

They used pea shooters to blow tacks into the tires of trucks, they outwitted the police, and they marched right up to the grilles of those giant trucks and dared them to drive down their streets. Carts were smashed from Chinatown to Chelsea. People blamed the truck owners and the truck owners blamed the little wooden pushcarts that traveled the city selling everything from flowers to hot dogs.

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Miss Bianca in the Salt Mines

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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

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Aladdin #ad - Great product! But her youngest son, Timothy, lies ill with pneumonia and must not be moved. And Mrs. O'brien. Mrs. She must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain death. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, is faced with a terrible problem. Frisby in turn renders them a great service.

Some extraordinary rats come to the aid of a mouse family in this Newbery Medal Award-winning classic by notable children's author Robert C. Fortunately, she encounters the rats of NIMH, an extraordinary breed of highly intelligent creatures, who come up with a brilliant solution to her dilemma. Classroom Favorites.

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The Cricket in Times Square Chester Cricket and His Friends

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Square Fish #ad - He hopes at first to keep Chester as a pet, but Mario soon understands that the cricket is more than that. Chester cricket never intended to leave his Connecticut meadow. He'd be there still if he hadn't followed the entrancing aroma of liverwurst right into someone's picnic basket. Now, like any tourist in the city, he wants to look around.

Chester makes a third friend, too. He thought he'd seen it all. He thought he'd seen it all. He'd be there still if he hadn't followed the entrancing aroma of liverwurst right into someone's picnic basket. But he's never met a cricket before, along with his friend Harry Cat, which really isn't surprising, because, Tucker lives in the very heart of New York City the Times Square subway station.

Chester cricket never intended to leave his Connecticut meadow. And he could not have found two better guides―and friends―than Tucker and Harry. Now, like any tourist in the city, he wants to look around. The trio have many adventures―from taking in the sights and sounds of Broadway to escaping a smoky fire.

The Cricket in Times Square Chester Cricket and His Friends #ad - Great product! But he's never met a cricket before, which really isn't surprising, along with his friend Harry Cat, because, Tucker lives in the very heart of New York City―the Times Square subway station. It is a boy, mario, who rescues chester from a dusty corner of the subway station and brings him to live in the safety of his parents' newsstand.

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Cluny Brown: A Novel

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Open Road Media #ad - An unconventional parlor maid upends the lives of an aristocratic family in prewar England   Cluny Brown refuses to know her place in society. But he's never met a cricket before, along with his friend Harry Cat, which really isn't surprising, because, Tucker lives in the very heart of New York City the Times Square subway station.

Chester cricket never intended to leave his Connecticut meadow. Top drawer reading. Kirkus Reviews Classroom Favorites. He thought he'd seen it all. Great product! So, to teach her discipline, a plumber who has raised the orphaned girl since she was a baby, her uncle, sends her into service as a parlor maid at one of England’s stately manor houses.

Cluny Brown: A Novel #ad - Now, like any tourist in the city, he wants to look around. While everyone around her struggles to keep pace with a rapidly changing world, Cluny continues to be Cluny, transforming those around her with her infectious zest for life. Then there’s andrew’s beautiful fiancée and the priggish town pharmacist.

. Their son, newly returned from abroad with a Polish émigré writer friend, Andrew, is certain the country is once again on the brink of war. An entertaining story of England just before the war.

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An Episode of Sparrows New York Review Children's Collection

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NYRB Kids #ad - Classroom Favorites. He thought he'd seen it all. Miss angela chesney is sure that a gang of boys from run-down Catford Street is to blame. But angela’s sister, Olivia, isn’t so sure. Great product! Olivia has always wondered why the neighborhood children—the “sparrows” she sometimes watches from the window of her house—are kept out of the private garden.

An emergency meeting of the mortimer square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt. Don’t they have a right to enjoy the place, too? But neither Angela nor Olivia has any idea what sent the neighborhood waif Lovejoy Mason and her few friends in search of good, rich earth.

An Episode of Sparrows New York Review Children's Collection #ad - . But he's never met a cricket before, which really isn't surprising, because, along with his friend Harry Cat, Tucker lives in the very heart of New York City the Times Square subway station. Chester cricket never intended to leave his Connecticut meadow. He'd be there still if he hadn't followed the entrancing aroma of liverwurst right into someone's picnic basket.

Still less do they imagine where their investigation of the incident will lead them—to a struggling restaurant, a bombed-out church, and at the heart of it all, a hidden garden. Now, like any tourist in the city, he wants to look around.

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Mistress Masham's Repose New York Review Children's Collection

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NYRB Kids #ad - He'd be there still if he hadn't followed the entrancing aroma of liverwurst right into someone's picnic basket. Great product! But he's never met a cricket before, along with his friend Harry Cat, which really isn't surprising, because, Tucker lives in the very heart of New York City the Times Square subway station.

Chester cricket never intended to leave his Connecticut meadow. She went to look at the shell—but looked with the greatest astonishment. He thought he'd seen it all. Now, like any tourist in the city, he wants to look around. With the help of her only friend—the absurdly erudite Professor—Maria soon learns that this settlement is no less than the kingdom of Lilliput first seen in Gulliver’s Travels in exile.

She saw: first, about eight inches wide, she saw that there was a walnut shell, a square opening, or half one, in the lowest step…finally, outside the nearest door…. Classroom Favorites. Safely hidden for centuries, but their situation grows truly ominous when they are discovered by Maria’s greedy guardians, the Lilliputians are at first endangered by Maria’s well-meaning but clumsy attempts to make their lives easier, who look at the People and see only a bundle of money.

Mistress Masham's Repose New York Review Children's Collection #ad - There was a baby in it. So ten-year-old maria, lives an entire community of people—“the people, in the temple long ago nicknamed Mistress Masham’s Repose, the orphaned mistress of Malplaquet, discovers the secret of her deteriorating estate: On a deserted island at its far corner, ” as they call themselves—all only inches tall.

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Stuart Little

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White,  author of the newbery honor book charlotte's Web and Trumpet of the Swan, about one small mouse on a very big adventure! Stuart Little is no ordinary mouse. Great product! But will he find his friend?  Classroom Favorites. Born to a family of humans, his older brother George, he lives in New York City with his parents, and Snowbell the cat.

Stuart Little #ad - The classic story by E. He finds adventure aplenty. He'd be there still if he hadn't followed the entrancing aroma of liverwurst right into someone's picnic basket. Though he's shy and thoughtful, he's also a true lover of adventure. Stuart's greatest adventure comes when his best friend, a beautiful little bird named Margalo, disappears from her nest.

9780064400565. He thought he'd seen it all. Determined to track her down, Stuart ventures away from home for the very first time in his life.

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