Ascension Episcopal School Summer Reading Bundles

Ascension Episcopal School families have the option to purchase summer reading bundles from Blue Willow Bookshop in conjunction with The Reading Restaurant Spring Event that wil be held Friday, May 11. Orders will be distributed at the event on Friday, May 11, and families ordering books should indicate that the books are for Ascension Episcopal School in the comment section at check out.

The Bundle for PreK and K costs $68.08 including tax and contains the following books:

Wemberly Worried 
You Don't Want a Unicorn
Animal Antics
Be Quiet!
Stuck Inside Creativity Book  

The Bundle for 1st and 2nd Grade costs $55.12 including tax and contains the following books:

Silly Shoes: Poems
Mercy Watson: Something Wonky This Way Comes
No Truth Without Ruth
The Great Pet Escape
Incredible Dot to Dot

The Bundle for 3rd-5th Grade costs $46.88 including tax and contains the following books:

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankenweiler
Amulet: The Stonekeeper
Build it! Activity Book
DK Eyewitness Mythology

Select the bundles you want and add them to your cart.

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If you wish to purchase individual titles from the bundles, type the title in the Search field and add to your cart. Again, mention Ascension Episcopal School in the comment section at checkout.

Orders must be received by April 20 and will be delivered at the Reading Restaurant Spring Event that wil be held Friday, May 11 . Any questions, please call Blue Willow Bookshop 281-497-8675.

Wemberly Worried Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780061857768
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - April 27th, 2010

Wemberly worried about everything. Big things. Little things. And things in between. Then it was time for school to start. And Wemberly worried even more. If you ever worry (or know someone who does), this is the book for you.

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You Don't Want a Unicorn! Cover Image
By Ame Dyckman, Liz Climo (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780316343473
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

Be careful what pet you wish for in this hilarious picture book from bestselling author Ame Dyckman and beloved illustrator Liz Climo.

Animal Antics Cover Image
ISBN: 9781465424471
Availability: Special Order
Published: DK Children - September 29th, 2014

Kids love animals — they love the silly, funny and crazy ways they behave, eat, and play. Animal Antics is full of fascinating facts that takes a look at the most engaging, informative, humorous and intriguing aspects of animal behavior including why blue-footed boobies like to dance, why a goose whiffles, or why penguins like to steal food.


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BE QUIET! Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781484731628
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 4th, 2017

All Rupert the mouse wants is to star in a beautiful, wordless picturebook. One that's visually stimulating! With scenic pictures! And style! He has plenty of ideas about what makes a great book, but his friends just WON'T. STOP. TALKING.
Children and adults alike will chuckle at this comedic take on bookmaking from acclaimed author-illustrator Ryan T.

Stuck Inside Creativity Book: Cutouts, Games, Stencils, Stickers Cover Image
ISBN: 9781426325526
Availability: Special Order
Published: National Geographic Kids - October 11th, 2016

Silly Shoes: Poems to Make You Smile Cover Image
ISBN: 9781939055811
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bright Sky Press - October 1st, 2014

The world can seem so serious, and sometimes people just can't think of a reason to smile. Silly Shoes, a collection of whimsical, endearing poems, gives kids just the tickle that's needed. Life is good, and Silly Shoes reminds us of the color and fun that surrounds us, if we're willing to look.

Mercy Watson: Something Wonky this Way Comes Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763652326
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - February 8th, 2011

"Youngsters are sure to delight in the exploits of this butter-loving pig, savoring the ‘wonky in the extreme’ text and energetic, innocent art." —School Library Journal

No Truth Without Ruth: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cover Image
By Kathleen Krull, Nancy Zhang (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062560117
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Quill Tree Books - February 27th, 2018

From award-winning author Kathleen Krull comes an empowering, inspiring picture book biography—with dazzling illustrations from artist Nancy Zhang—about the second female justice of the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

The Great Pet Escape (Pets on the Loose!) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781627791069
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks - February 16th, 2016

The class pets at Daisy P. Flugelhorn Elementary School want OUT . . . and GW (short for George Washington), the deceptively cute hamster in the second-grade classroom, is just the guy to lead the way. But when he finally escapes and goes to find his former partners in crime, Barry and Biter, he finds that they actually LIKE being class pets. Impossible!

Incredible Dot to Dot: Over 70 Timed Puzzles to Test Your Skill! (Challenging...Books) Cover Image
By Marc Parchow (Illustrator), Giulia Lombardo (Illustrator), Monica Bauleo (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781438010854
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: B.E.S. - August 1st, 2017

Find amazing dot-to-dot puzzles with everything from 100 to 1,000 dots.

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler Cover Image
By E.L. Konigsburg, E.L. Konigsburg (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781416949756
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2007

2017 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved classic From the Mixed-up files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.

When suburban Claudia Kincaid decides to run away, she knows she doesn't just want to run from somewhere she wants to run to somewhere—to a place that is comfortable, beautiful, and preferably elegant.

Panda-monium (FunJungle) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781481445689
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 20th, 2018

New York Times bestselling author

Teddy Fitzroy returns as FunJungle’s resident sleuth when the zoo’s newest addition goes missing—before she even arrives!—in the latest novel in New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs’s FunJungle series.

FunJungle is frenzied, awaiting the arrival of its most thrilling animal yet—Li Pi

DK Eyewitness Books: Mythology: Discover the Amazing Adventures of Gods, Heroes, and Magical Beasts Cover Image
ISBN: 9781465462466
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: DK Children - June 6th, 2017

A visual and informative guide to the myths of world civilizations.

Get up close and personal and be an eyewitness to the mythological stories of cultures throughout the world.

The Stonekeeper (Amulet #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780439846813
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - January 1st, 2008

Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a talking fox, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a mission.

After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous.

Build It!: An Activity Book on Architecture (Smithsonian) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780515159028
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - October 10th, 2017

Build up, down, and even sideways!

From the first huts built of mud or animal skins to the world's tallest skyscrapers, this fun, fact-filled Smithsonian activity book looks at how people have constructed homes, temples, castles, public arenas, and all kinds of other buildings. Includes a colorful sticker page of architectural elements that let you "build your own."