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Oliver

A Story About Adoption
By Lois Wickstrom

Oliver is adopted. Usually he doesn’t mind the idea of being adopted. One day, when he falls from the tree he was climbing, his adopted father scolds Oliver and sends him inside. That makes Oliver angry. He doesn’t think his adopted parents understand him. He...

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Loretta's Caterpillar

Loretta's Insects, Book 3
By Lois Wickstrom

Loretta’s Caterpillar is the third book in the Loretta’s Insects series, written by Lois Wickstrom and illustrated by Francie Mion. While outside in a field of milkweeds, young Loretta enjoys watching all of the Monarch butterflies flying around the flowers. The next day, however, all...

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Carrie's Flight

Grandma's Closet
By Lois Wickstrom

Carrie’s Flight by Lois Wickstrom is a charming book about birds, flying, and love. This is the tale of a young girl, Carrie, who misses her grandmother since she moved to the other side of town. But her grandma left her a treasure which will...

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Huff...Puff...Grind!

The 3 Little Pigs Get Smart (Science Folktale)
By Lois Wickstrom

Huff…Puff…Grind! by Lois Wickstrom is an educational children’s picture book that is a modern-day twist on the long-told tale of The Three Little Pigs. In this version, the three pigs are not just any old run of the mill average-minded pigs. They are highly educated...

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Grippy and Cormo's Magnet Activities

By Lois Wickstrom

If you have ever wondered how to tell the difference between the North and South poles on a magnet or why they attract one way and repel another, Lois Wickstrom has broken the information down in this activity book, Grippy and Cormo's Magnet Activities. Each...

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Goldilocks and the Six Simple Machines

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By Lois Wickstrom

Goldilocks and the Six Simple Machines, written by Lois Wickstrom and illustrated by Nicole Hehn, is a children’s short story about six machines that help the Bear family with needs within their home. All of the Bears were gentle and appreciated the help of Goldilocks...

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Fee, Fi, Fo, Grow!

The Real Magic of the Beans (Science Folktales)
By Lois Wickstrom

Fee, Fi, Fo, Grow! The Real Magic of the Beans by Lois Wickstrom is the fourth book in the Science Folktale series. Jacqueline and her mother are in danger of losing their farm and have no money for seeds. So, her mother gives her a...

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My Big Red Monster

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By Lois Wickstrom

The Big Red Monster, written by Lois Wickstrom and cleverly illustrated by Nicolás Milano, is a contemporary version of a Hindu Teaching Tale – stories written to instruct Hindus in their beliefs or make a moral point. This yarn is told in the first person,...

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How to Catch Little Boys and Eat Them

By Lois Wickstrom

How to Catch Little Boys and Eat Them, written by Lois Wickstrom and illustrated by Nicolas Milano, is a very different yet interesting take on the age-old tale of Jack and the Beanstalk. The Giant believes that all ‘Earth Boys’ are stupid and lazy so...

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What Do the Plants Say?

By Lois Wickstrom

Did you know there is a flower called the balloon flower? It’s so named because it puffs up like a balloon and then pops open. But can it talk? Alex thinks she hears them talking. Only she’s not quite sure what their “Pop, pop, bop”...

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The Round Box

Grandma's Closet Book 2
By Lois Wickstrom

Carrie wished her Grandma was there. She went to the computer and clicked on Grandma's picture but she didn't answer. She took her favorite book to her mom, wishing she would read her a story but Mom was not there. Carrie went to the yard...

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Opposite Day for Dinopotamus

By Lois Wickstrom

It was Opposite Day in class and the teacher wanted the students to sit still and try to do the opposite of the word she told them. The children giggled and then they all shook their heads. She asked Charles to open the door and...

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Holding Up the Sky

By Lois Wickstrom

While Coleen’s father may be perceived as odd, she knows the true caring nature of her father and she needs to prove it. The townsfolk feel that the giant man is lazy, standing in the middle of town with his arms raised in the air....

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