Results of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award in the year 2002.
There are lots of dogs of all shapes and sizes at the animal shelter. But Kate and her mom and dad know they want Dave the moment they see him. He’s small and cute and a perfect fit for the end of Kate’s bed. But then they see Rosy, who is old and gray and broad as a table. How can they take home just one dog when there are so many wonderful animals who need a home?
Bob Graham creates an original, endearing family in a touching story that will appeal to animal lovers everywhere.
Know what I do at night while you’re asleep? Eat your trash, that’s what! See those bags? I smell breakfast!
With ten wide tires, one really big appetite, and an even bigger smell, this truck’s got it all. His job? Eating your garbage and loving every stinky second of it!
And you thought nighttime was just for sleeping.
It’s time for Little Rat to start sailing lessons. But there’s a big problem—she’s afraid of water! She’s scared she’ll fall in, she’s scared her boat will sink, and she’s sure the other students will laugh at her. Isn’t it lucky, then, that Little Rat ends up with an instructor who helps her realize she is braver than she thinks?
From the mother-daughter team of Molly Bang and Monika Bang-Campbell, this is the first in a series of easy readers starring the irrepressible Little Rat.