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Children Nonfiction

1 is One

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Tasha Tudor teaches young readers to count to twentry in this beautifully illustrated, Caldecott Honor-winning picture book.

1 is one duckling
swimming in a dish

2 is two sisters
making a wish

"There will, of course, always be children who must learn to count. Teach them also to enjoy the process and to count those things that are most important to them. Eighteen stars twinkling in the sky and twelve baby birds learning how to sing are an excellent start." --Tasha Tudor, author and illustrator of 1 Is One

1-100 dot to dots

1-100 dot to dots

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Learning to count, refining fine motor skills, and having a blast: thats what children will be doing when they complete these fun dot-to-dots. Each cute picture has 100 dots to connect, and youngsters will surely count along as they move the pencil from one number to the next. Nothings tricky, because the dots follow one another in a nice, smooth, logical progression, not zig-zagging too much to throw kids off course. With delightful images such as a smiling seal, wild-haired boy, and beanie-clad dog, this will become a favorite with pre-schoolers and kindergarteners.

1-2-3 Draw Dogs: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Art educator Freddie Levin is the author of a number of titles in the 1-2-3 Draw series, including 1-2-3 Draw Baby Animals and 1-2-3 Draw Dinosaurs.

1-2-3 Draw Princesses

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1-2-3 Draw Wild Animals

1-2-3 Draw Wild Animals

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Whimsical, appealing projects spring like magic from the hand of illustrator Freddie Levin as she shows young artists how to create charming animals from simple shapes, such as eggs, ovals and circles. Each step toward the finished drawing is gradual and fully explained.

1-2-3 Draw: Baby Animals

1-2-3 Draw: Baby Animals

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In this enticing collection of easy-to-follow, step-by-step lessons, Freddie Levin introduces budding artists to a variety of baby animals from around the world. Starting with simple shapes drawn in pencil, some drawings emerge in just a few steps. Others take more concentration, but the effort pays off. This fun instructional book guides young artists through a successful drawing experience, and inspires them to continue to explore on their own.

1-2-3 Draw: Cars, Trucks, And Other Vehicles

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1-2-3 Draw: Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

1-2-3 Draw: Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

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This title offers a nonthreatening approach to drawing based on readers' ability to draw circles, ovals, and eggs. The author advocates drawing lightly (erasing softly) and practicing the basic shapes so they can be combined to achieve the desired effects.

1-2-3 Draw: Knights, Castles, And Dragons

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1-2-3 Draw: Mythical Creatures

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Paperback Fiction

Streetwise Downtown Chicago
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My Kind of Sound
By: Krakow, Steve
MWF Seeking BFF
By: Bertsche, Rachel
1001 Days in the Bleachers : Quarter Century of Chicago Sports
By: Cox, Ted
Sin in the Second City
By: Abbott, Karen

Hardcover Non-Fiction

Streetwise Downtown Chicago
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Confessions of a Transylvanian: A Story of Sex, Drugs and Rocky Horror
By: Fox, Ron
MWF Seeking BFF
By: Bertsche, Rachel
1001 Days in the Bleachers : Quarter Century of Chicago Sports
By: Cox, Ted
Sin in the Second City
By: Abbott, Karen
Larry Loves Chicago
By: Skewes, John

Hardcover Fiction

Book of Ralph
Author: McNally, John
My Humor's Working ( Even if I'm Not)
Author: Natale, Noreen
1001 Days in the Bleachers : Quarter Century of Chicago Sports
Author: Cox, Ted
Sin in the Second City
Author: Abbott, Karen
Devil In The White City
Author: Larson, Erik