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Bear snores on --and more stories to celebrate the seasons

Bear snores on: All winter long, Bear sleeps in his cozy lair. Surprise guests stop by to warm up, brew tea, and make pop corn, all while Bear snores on. Waiting for wings: Butterflies bloom as delicately as flowers. A s...

Come on, rain! —Hesse, Karen.

A young girl eagerly awaits a coming rainstorm to bring relief from the oppressive summer heat.

My thumb —Hesse, Karen, author.

Follows the antics of a happy little girl who explains how sucking her thumb is comforting and that her parents do not need to worry about it.

Letters from Rifka —Hesse, Karen.

In letters to her cousin, a young Jewish girl chronicles her family's flight from Russia in 1919 and her own experiences when she must be left in Belgium for a while when the others emigrate to America.

The cats in Krasinski Square —Hesse, Karen.

Two Jewish sisters, escapees of the infamous Warsaw ghetto, devise a plan to thwart an attempt by the Gestapo to intercept food bound for starving people behind the dark Wall.

Stowaway —Hesse, Karen.

A fictionalized journal relates the experiences of a young stowaway from 1768 to 1771 aboard the Endeavour which sailed around the world under Captain James Cook.

Out of the dust —Hesse, Karen.

In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.

Sable —Hesse, Karen.

Tate Marshall is delighted when a stray dog turns up in the yard one day, but Sable, named for her dark, silky fur, causes trouble with the neighbors and has to go.

Phoenix rising —Hesse, Karen.

Nyle's life with her grandmother on their Vermont sheep farm advances rhythmically through the seasons until the night of the accident at the Cookshire nuclear power plant. Without warning, Nyle's modest world fills with...

Brooklyn Bridge : a novel —Hesse, Karen.

In 1903 Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life changes for the worse when his parents, Russian immigrants, invent the teddy bear and turn their apartment into a factory, while nearby the glitter of Coney Islan...

Safekeeping —Hesse, Karen.

When Radley returns to the United States after volunteering abroad, she comes back to a country under military rule with strict travel restrictions, and she must find her way back to her Vermont home through the New Engl...

Spuds —Hesse, Karen.

Maybelle, Jack, and Eddie want to help Ma by putting something extra on the table, so they set out in the dark to take potatoes from a nearby field, but when they arrive home and empty their potato sacks, they are surpri...

The music of dolphins —Hesse, Karen.

After rescuing an adolescent girl from the sea, researchers learn she has been raised by dolphins and attempt to rehabilitate her to the human world.

Lester's dog —Hesse, Karen.

A boy overcomes his fear of Lester's fierce dog when he has to protect an abandoned kitten.

A light in the storm : the Civil War diary of Amelia Martin —Hesse, Karen.

In 1860 and 1861, while working in her father's lighthouse on an island off the coast of Delaware, fifteen-year-old Amelia records in her diary how the Civil War is beginning to devastate her divided state.

The stone lamp : eight stories of Hanukkah through history —Hesse, Karen.

A collection of eight poems, each taking place on a different night of Hanukkah and following the history of Jews from twelfth-century England to twentieth-century Israel.

Just Juice —Hesse, Karen.

Realizing that her father's lack of work has endangered her family, nine-year-old Juice decides that she must return to school and learn to read in order to help their chances of surviving and keeping their house.

Night job —Hesse, Karen, author.

When the sun sets, Dad's night shift as a school custodian is just beginning. What is it like to work at night while the rest of the city is asleep? There's the smell of lilacs in the night air, the dusky highway in the ...

Aleutian sparrow —Hesse, Karen.

An Aleutian Islander recounts her suffering during World War II in American internment camps designed to "protect" the population from the invading Japanese.

Witness —Hesse, Karen.

A series of poems express the views of various people in a small Vermont town, including a young black girl and a young Jewish girl, during the early 1920s when the Ku Klux Klan is trying to infiltrate the town.

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