Nothing makes Sierra happy like soccer. But nothing makes her sad like soccer, either, because the restaurant where her auntie works is busy on game days, so she can’t watch Sierra play. Maribeth Boelts and Lauren Castillo portray an endearing character in a moving, uplifting story that touches on the divides children navigate every day—and reminds us that everyone needs someone to cheer them on from the sidelines. Now available in a Spanish edition! 9780763689056 / 5-9 yrs
From the beginning one puppy was different from the rest. He was big and black, his brother and sisters small and gray. While the others lay quietly snuggled against their mother, this puppy squirmed and wiggled constantly. So begins the inspiring true story of a puppy whose boundless energy almost got the best of him. Douggie: The Playful Puppy Who Became a Sled Dog Hero is Pam Flower's tribute to the pup who seemed destined to remain the class clown.
'My Hero' to Be Chosen: Eight finalists will compete tonight for the title My Hero. The winner will wear the coveted gold Hero medal. These brave and courageous dogs will each appear with their nominator who will tell their story.