Winnie’s Great War

From her early days with her mama in the canadian forest, and all the way to the London Zoo where she met Christopher Robin Milne and inspired the creation of the world's most famous bear, to her remarkable travels with the Veterinary Corps across the country and overseas, Winnie is on a great war adventure.

This beautifully told story is a triumphant blending of deep research and magnificent imagination. The result is a one-of-a-kind exploration into the realities of war, the meaning of courage, and the indelible power of friendship, all told through the historic adventures of one extraordinary bear. Infused with sophie blackall's irresistible renderings of an endearing bear, the book is also woven through with entries from Captain Harry Colebourn's real wartime diaries and contains a selection of artifacts from the Colebourn Family Archives.

. P. P1 {margin: 00px 00px 00px 00px; font: 13. 0px times} from the creative team behind the bestselling, Caldecott Medal--winning Finding Winnie comes an extraordinary wartime adventure seen through the eyes of the world's most beloved bear. Here is a heartwarming imagining of the real journey undertaken by the extraordinary bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear

Before winnie-the-Pooh, there was a real bear named Winnie. And she was a girl! Lbyr. In 1914, harry colebourn, a veterinarian on his way to tend horses in World War I, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear. Seira wilson, amazon editora #1 new york times Bestseller and Winner of the Caldecott Medal about the remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.

. He named her winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg, and he took the bear to war. Harry colebourn's real-life great-granddaughter tells the true story of a remarkable friendship and an even more remarkable journey--from the fields of Canada to a convoy across the ocean to an army base in England. And finally to the london Zoo, where Winnie made another new friend: a real boy named Christopher Robin.

Finding winnie introduces young readers to the fascinating world of nonfiction with a Caldecott Medal winning story of the bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.

Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

Who could care for a bear?when Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear for sale at the train station, he knew he could care for it. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Harry was a veterinarian. Henry Holt Company. Before long, she became the regiment's much-loved mascot. But who could care for the bear when harry had to go to the battleground in France? Harry found just the right place for Winnie while he was away -- the London Zoo.

But he was also a soldier in training for World War I. Harry named the bear winnie, his company's home town, short for Winnipeg, and he brought her along to the training camp in England. Lbyr. There a little boy named christopher robin came along and played with Winnie -- he could care for this bear too!Sally Walker's heartwarming story, paired with Jonathan Voss's evocative illustrations, brings to life the story of the real bear who inspired Winnie the Pooh.


Saving Winslow

Animal lovers in particular will relish Louie’s hard-won triumphs and find joy in Winslow’s strength. Publishers weekly starred review“woven into this narrative is a convincing portrayal of human growth and blossoming—the story is told simply but subtly, celebrating the unexpected strength of the vulnerable.

Horn book starred review Lbyr. But as louie's bond with winslow grows, surprising and life-altering events prove that this fragile donkey is stronger than anyone could have imagined. Written in the spirit of creech favorites Moo and Love That Dog, this standout tale about love and friendship and letting go will tug at the heartstrings.

This heartwarming story is sure to be a hit with fans of E. Taking care of him helps louie feel closer to his brother, Gus, who is far, far away in the army. Everyone worries that winslow won't survive, especially Louie’s quirky new friend, Nora, who has experienced loss of her own. White’s charlotte’s web and Kate DiCamillo’s Because of Winn-Dixie.

School library journal starred review“Creech packs a tremendous amount of emotion between the lines of her understated prose. So when his father brings home a sickly newborn mini donkey, he's determined to save him. B. Indie next list pick · ala notable children’s Book · Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner“A winning tale of love.

Wicked Nix

When a determined invader trespasses on his territory, Nix’s skills are put to the test as he invents several wicked tricks to chase the sorry fellow away. Wicked nix is like any other fairy food—it is delightful; it will cut you to the core. His beloved fairy queen has gone away, leaving him with a very important job: He must protect the forest from a most dangerous enemy—humans.

A visually stunning, middle-grade classic in the making about Wicked Nix, the foulest of the fairies   Mischievous woodland fairy Nix is up to no good. This gorgeous new fairytale by acclaimed author Lena Coakley, with illustrations by rising illustration star Jaime Zollars, explores the timeless bonds of family and the joy of finding home in unexpected places.

A sharp, startling, wondrous story. Kelly barnhill, newbery medalist for The Girl Who Drank the Moon “Sheer delight. Kathy stinson, author of red is best and The Man with the Violin  “Wicked Nix is a rare and enchanting book. But when his efforts don’t go quite according to plan, it becomes clear that this intruder—and this sprite—may not be at all what they seem.

With humor and heartbreak,  wicked nix is a meditation on the lies we tell ourselves to protect ourselves, devastating loss and the hope of connection, and the unexpected ways we might build a family. Henry Holt Company. Equal parts mischievous and poignant—this story is destined to linger in the hearts of all readers lucky enough to discover its magic.

Louisiana's Way Home

But as louisiana’s life becomes entwined with the lives of the people of a small Georgia town — including a surly motel owner, a walrus-like minister, and a mysterious boy with a crow on his shoulder — she starts to worry that she is destined only for good-byes. Henry Holt Company. Which could be due to the curse on Louisiana's and Granny’s heads.

This time, Granny intends for them never to return. From two-time newbery medalist Kate DiCamillo comes a story of discovering who you are — and deciding who you want to be. When louisiana elefante’s granny wakes her up in the middle of the night to tell her that the day of reckoning has arrived and they have to leave home immediately, Louisiana isn’t overly worried.

But that is a story for another time. Called “one of dicamillo’s most singular and arresting creations” by The New York Times Book Review, with humor and tenderness, the heartbreakingly irresistible Louisiana Elefante was introduced to readers in Raymie Nightingale — and now, Kate DiCamillo returns to tell her story.

Separated from her best friends, Raymie and Beverly, Louisiana struggles to oppose the winds of fate and Granny and find a way home. After all, granny has many middle-of-the-night ideas. Lbyr. But this time, things are different.

The Real Winnie: A One-of-a-Kind Bear

Her remarkable legacy is celebrated in many ways – from statues and plaques to festivals and museum galleries. Henry Holt Company. Lbyr. Milne, and became immortalized in the Winnie the Pooh stories, is told against the backdrop of the First World War. In august 1914, en route to a training camp in quebec, purchased a black bear cub in White River, a Canadian soldier and veterinarian named Lieutenant Harry Colebourn, Ontario, which he named Winnipeg.

First a regimental mascot for canadians training for wartime service, Winnie then became a star attraction at the London Zoo, and ultimately inspired one of the best-loved characters in children’s literature. Today winnie "lives on" at the London Zoo, in White River and in Winnipeg. The story of winnie, the real Canadian bear that captured the heart of Christopher, son of A.

A. Used book in Good Condition. For those many generations of readers who adored winnie the Pooh, and for those intrigued by the unique stories embedded in Canadian history, this book is a feast of information about a one-of-a-kind bear set during a poignant period of world history.

Richard Halliburton's Book of Marvels: the Occident

Written for students but loved by all ages Marvels of the Occident takes you on a journey to some of the marvels of our world. Used book in Good Condition. Henry Holt Company. Visit wonders both natural and man-made, places you’ve heard about, and others you won’t believe you didn’t know of before. In this book you will- • discover how a 10-year old brought shame on san francisco • spend time in a city with no girls of any kind, not even animals • Swim the Panama Canal • Cross the Alps on an elephant • Unearth a city frozen in time • Jump into a lake like a human sacrifice.

. And so much more! Lbyr.

The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise

Lester has a lady love to meet. Your heart needs this joyful miracle of a book. Katherine applegate, acclaimed author of The One and Only Ivan and WishtreeA 2019 Parents' Choice Award Gold Medal Winner Five years. That's how long coyote and her dad, have lived on the road in an old school bus, Rodeo, criss-crossing the nation.

It's also how long ago Coyote lost her mom and two sisters in a car crash. Coyote hasn’t been home in all that time, but when she learns that the park in her old neighborhood is being demolished―the very same park where she, and her sisters buried a treasured memory box―she devises an elaborate plan to get her dad to drive 3, her mom, 600 miles back to Washington state in four days.

. Without him realizing it. Along the way, they'll pick up a strange crew of misfit travelers. Val needs a safe place to be herself. And then there's Gladys. Over the course of thousands of miles, Coyote will learn that going home can sometimes be the hardest journey of all.

Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster

The job is dangerous and thankless, but with her wits and will, Nan has managed to beat the deadly odds time and time again. Instead, she wakes to find herself unharmed in an abandoned attic. Sweep is the story of a girl and her monster. Henry Holt Company. When nan gets stuck in a chimney fire, she fears the end has come.

She spends her days sweeping out chimneys. Huddled in the corner is a mysterious creature—a golem—made from soot and ash. And she is not alone. Lbyr. Lyrically told by one of today's most powerful storytellers, Sweep is a heartrending adventure about the everlasting gifts of friendship and wonder. Used book in Good Condition.

A 2019 sydney taylor book award Winner! It's been five years since the Sweep disappeared. Orphaned and alone, nan sparrow had no other choice but to work for a ruthless chimney sweep named Wilkie Crudd. Together, these two outcasts carve out a new life—saving each other in the process.

A Boy Called Bat

Arnold and with illustrations by Charles Santoso. For bixby alexander tam nicknamed Bat, life tends to be full of surprises—some of them good, some not so good. The first book in a funny, and irresistible young middle grade series starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum, heartfelt, from acclaimed author Elana K.

Used book in Good Condition. Lbyr. Henry Holt Company. And he’s got one month to show his mom that a baby skunk might just make a pretty terrific pet. This sweet and thoughtful novel chronicles Bat’s experiences and challenges at school with friends and teachers and at home with his sister and divorced parents.

Approachable for younger or reluctant readers while still delivering a powerful and thoughtful story" from the review by Brightly. Com, which named a boy Called Bat a best book of 2017. Today, though, is a good-surprise day. Bat’s mom, has brought home a baby skunk, a veterinarian, which she needs to take care of until she can hand him over to a wild-animal shelter.

But the minute Bat meets the kit, he knows they belong together.