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Who Owns the Sun? by Stacy Chbosky.  30th Anniversary Edition. Having learned from the father he admires so much that the world is filled with things too special for any one person to own, a boy is upset to hear that he and his father are owned by the man in the big house where they work. Stacy Chbosky wrote and illustrated this book when she was 14 years old! Available August 2018. Hardcover, isbn 9781930900998.

Who Owns the Sun? by Stacy Chbosky. 30th Anniversary Edition. Having learned from the father he admires so much that the world is filled with things too special for any one person to own, a boy is upset to hear that he and his father are owned by the man in the big house where they work. Stacy Chbosky wrote and illustrated this book when she was 14 years old! Available August 2018. Hardcover, isbn 9781930900998.

Who Owns the Sun? by Stacy Chbosky.  30th Anniversary Edition. Having learned from the father he admires so much that the world is filled with things too special for any one person to own, a boy is upset to hear that he and his father are owned by the man in the big house where they work. Stacy Chbosky wrote and illustrated this book when she was 14 years old! Available August 2018.  Hardcover, isbn 9781930900998.

Who Owns the Sun? by Stacy Chbosky. 30th Anniversary Edition. Having learned from the father he admires so much that the world is filled with things too special for any one person to own, a boy is upset to hear that he and his father are owned by the man in the big house where they work. Stacy Chbosky wrote and illustrated this book when she was 14 years old! Available August 2018. Hardcover, isbn 9781930900998.

The story of a little goose who had to leave home to find out what no one could teach her. Adopted by woodchucks at birth, goose never feels she truly belongs ... until the day she discovers she can fly.  Written in 1996, Goose was named a best book of the year by both School Library Journal and Horn Book. In 2016 it won the Phoenix Picture Book Award from the Children's Literature Association.

The story of a little goose who had to leave home to find out what no one could teach her. Adopted by woodchucks at birth, goose never feels she truly belongs ... until the day she discovers she can fly. Written in 1996, Goose was named a best book of the year by both School Library Journal and Horn Book. In 2016 it won the Phoenix Picture Book Award from the Children's Literature Association.

Andy and the Circus by Ellis Credle. Andy starts out on his bicycle to find a job at the circus but runs into complications on the way. Release date, spring 2018.

Andy and the Circus by Ellis Credle. Andy starts out on his bicycle to find a job at the circus but runs into complications on the way. Release date, spring

Andy and the Circus by Ellis Credle. Andy starts out on his bicycle to find a job at the circus but runs into complications on the way. Release date, spring 2018.

Andy and the Circus by Ellis Credle. Andy starts out on his bicycle to find a job at the circus but runs into complications on the way. Release date, spring

Coloring sheet from Cowboy Charlie by Jeanette Winter, page 15

Coloring sheet from Cowboy Charlie by Jeanette Winter, page 15

From "Hi, Pizza Man!" by Virginia Walter and Ponder Goembel

Coloring sheets from Purple House!

Little Britches in hardcover, October, 2017, featuring the cool 1950s cover and endpages! By Ralph Moody, illustrated by Edward Shenton, cover by Algot Stenbery.  Ralph was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes, the pleasures and perils of ranching in the early twentieth century are experienced... auctions and roundups, family picnics, irrigation wars, tornadoes and wind storms all give authentic color to Little Britches.

Vintage books for kids Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers Hardcover – October 2017 by Ralph Moody (Author),‎ Edward Shenton (Illustrator) Vintage

55th Anniversary Edition of Mr Pine's Mixed-Up Signs, now in paperback! #185 of 240 Reasons to Celebrate America! From Time Magazine, July, 2016

Anniversary Edition of Mr Pine's Mixed-Up Signs, now in paperback! of 240 Reasons to Celebrate America! From Time Magazine, July, 2016

From Little Britches, copyright 1950, 1978 by Ralph Moody

From Little Britches, copyright 1978 by Ralph Moody

From Little Britches, copyright 1950, 1978 by Ralph Moody

From Little Britches, copyright 1978 by Ralph Moody

Father from Little Britches, copyright 1950, 1978 by Ralph Moody

Father from Little Britches, copyright 1978 by Ralph Moody

Mother from Little Britches, copyright 1950, 1978 by Ralph Moody

Mother from Little Britches, copyright 1978 by Ralph Moody

Ralph from Little Britches, copyright 1950, 1978 by Ralph Moody

Ralph from Little Britches, copyright 1978 by Ralph Moody