TBT Kids Books

Lets throwback to some oldies but goodies in chapter and picture books! 

Imogene's antlers by David Small

One Thursday Imogene wakes up with a pair of antlers growing out of her head and causes a sensation wherever she goes.

Half magic by Edward Eager

Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes.

Little William Everett Crocodile and his friend Pete, a toothbrush, take a class trip to a Cairo museum where they encounter a jewel thief.

Harriet, the spy by Louise Fitzhugh

Harriet M. Welsch is determined to grow up to be a famous author. In the meantime, she practices by followiong a regular spy route each day and writing down everything she sees in her secret notebook. One morning, Harriet's life is turned upside down. Her classmates find her spy notebook and read it out loud. Harriet's in big trouble.

Miss Nelson is missing! by Harry Allard

The kids in Room 207 take advantage of their teacher's good nature until she disappears and they are faced with a vile substitute.

The dollhouse murders by Betty Ren Wright

A dollhouse filled with a ghostly light in the middle of the night and dolls that have moved from where she last left them lead Amy and her retarded sister to unravel the mystery surrounding grisly murders that took place years ago.

Humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story.

Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.

An elephant's eleventh birthday party is marked by eleven games preceding the banquet to be eaten at the eleventh hour; but when the time to eat arrives, the birthday feast has disappeared. The reader is invited to guess the thief.

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney

Great-aunt Alice Rumphius was once a little girl who loved the sea, longed to visit faraway places, and wished to do something to make the world more beautiful.

Peter finds his demanding two-year-old brother an ever increasing problem.

Good dog, Carl by Alexandra Day

A baby is left in the care of a pet dog for the day. The two of them have many misadventures, but when mother returns, everything is peaceful and quiet.

America's Sherlock Holmes in sneakers continues his war on crime in ten more cases, the solutions to which are found in the back of the book.

Journey under the sea by R. A Montgomery

Did the land of Atlantis really exist? Or is it a myth?.

Jamberry by Bruce Degen

A little boy walking in the forest meets a big lovable bear that takes him on a delicious berry-picking adventure in the magical world of Berryland.