Other books byJane Kendall
Miranda and the Movies
Nothing exciting ever happens in Leewood Heights, New Jersey, home of Miranda Gaines. But in 1914 an unusual troupe of characters rents the house next door, and Miranda falls into a scene straight out of silent movie comedies. In fact, her fall from a tree lands her in the middle of the fledgling movie industry and opens up a whole new world to the headstrong preteen. Miranda and the Movies introduces Miranda Gaines, an endearing and funny heroine—and offers a colorful look at the early days of American filmmaking.
Horse Diaries #9: Tennessee Rose
Alabama, 1856. Tennessee Rose is a dark bay Tennessee Walking Horse with a rose-shaped marking on her forehead. She loves dashing around the plantation in the running walk that her breed is famous for, then coming back to her comfortable stall and her friend Levi, the slave boy who is her groom. But as the Civil War approaches, Rosie begins to question plantation life. Is slavery fair? Could Levi be free? Like Black Beauty, this moving novel is told in first person from the horse's point of view and includes an appendix full of photos and facts about Tennessee Walking Horses and the Civil War.
Family Stories and Keepsakes for My Grandchild
A priceless gift from grandmother to grandchild, this beautifully illustrated gift book offers a written heirloom to span the generations. Charming illustrations adorn each thoughtfully composed page, where grandmother can record her most treasured memories -- from her own school days to here first date with grandfather -- along with mementos and photographs.
The Alligator in the Closet
And Other Poems Around the House
The socks that don't match, the mouse asleep in the tissue box, the creepy creak upon the stair, the dying wasp on the windowsill that breaks your heart...These are some of the themes that David L. Harrison touches on in this unique collection of poems. Combining wit, whimsy, and thoughtfulness, the author of the ever-popular Somebody Catch My Homework explores both the physical stuff and the oh-so-familiar moments of home in a way that is sure to delight young readers.