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Good things come to those who wait

Cora June's patience is facing the ultimate test. She has to get through the school day before she can have her favorite treat - the Unicorn Yak slushy. All she can think about is the slushy, and when it's finally time to get her sweet treat, she discovers it's sold out! Can Cora June keep calm in the face of this crushing disappointment? Follow along as she learns how to practice patience while discovering that good things can come to those who wait.

My magical choices

Rhyming text and illustrations tell the story of children learn how to make positive choices, including being responsible, being confident and being calm.

The bubble gum blob

Desmond and Andres find themselves in a sticky situation when a new type of bubble gum starts to consume Kersville; literally!.

The true gift

While spending Christmas at their grandparents' farm, Lily becomes convinced that her younger brother Liam is right about White Cow being lonely and helps him seek a companion for the cow, leaving little time for Christmas preparations or reading.

Postcards from a war

Matthew, upset because his military mother has been sent overseas to fight, is comforted by his grandfather who shares with him the postcards his dad sent home while he was away serving in World War II.

Who threw that?

When Jim Panzee is banished from the jungle after making Oxpecker mad at him, his best friend Norman joins him, but when they end up in the desert and Norman is miserable, Jim agrees to apologize so they can go back home.

Hippos go berserk!

One hippo, all alone, calls two hippos on the phone. Exuberant hippopotamus guests show up in ever-increasing numbers, until an all-night party is inevitable.

The one-stop story shop

When a knight's story of battling a dragon is stalled by the dragon's vacation, he discovers the 'One-Stop Story Shop' which might be what he needs to finish his tale, but maybe not exactly the way he had planned.

Raccoon and the hot air balloon

Raccoon is in search of adventure! A hot air balloon looks like the perfect way for her to experience flying...but how do you get down?.

The wall and the wild

In a plot of land at the edge of town, Ana grows only perfectly-sized plants and perfect-looking flowers, and throws all the irregular shoots and uneven seeds over the wall into the disorderly Wild. But as her garden gets tidier, neater and more constrained, the Wild begins to grow..


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