Spotlight on Series

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Spotlight on Series

Roscoe Riley Rules

Curl up, get cozy, and read.
Never Glue your Friends to Chairs
By Katherine Applegate
JUV J APPLEGATE
When the first-graders' bee antennae would not stay on their heads and the drummers would not stay in their seats for the open house play, Roscoe decides to help by using the "don't-you-dare" glue. 79 pages.
Book Cover Roscoe Riley book one
Never Swipe a Bully's Bear
By Katherine Applegate
JUV J APPLEGATE
When first-grader Roscoe discovers that his stuffed pig is missing from his backpack, he accuses the class bully of "pig-napping" and gets even by taking the bully's teddy bear. 79 pages.
 
Book cover Roscoe Riley Book Two
Don't Swap your Sweater for a Dog
By Katherine Applegate
JUV J APPLEGATE
Determined to win a trophy of some kind, first-grader Roscoe swaps a hand-knitted sweater from his grandmother for the chance to enter his new neighbor's very clever dog in a trick contest. 79 pages.
Also available on CD
 
Book cover Roscoe Riley book three
Never Swim in Applesauce
By Katherine Applegate
JUV J APPLEGATE
When first-grader Roscoe Riley goes on a school field trip to an apple orchard carrying his sister's fortune-telling ball, the outlook is cloudy. 72 pages.
 
Book cover Roscoe Riley Book Four
Don't Tap-Dance on your Teacher
By Katherine Applegate
JUV J APPLEGATE
Roscoe cannot wait to tap dance in the school talent show until some older boys make fun of him and say that tap dancing is just for girls. 78 pages.
 
Book cover Roscoe Riley Book Five
Never Walk in Shoes that Talk
By Katherine Applegate
JUV J APPLEGATE
Having gotten a pair of hard-to-find Walkie Talkie shoes, Roscoe is suddenly popular and wants his best friend, Gus, to join the fun, but before Gus's parents will buy him new shoes, he must wear out his long-lasting sneakers. 78 pages.
 
Book cover Roscoe Riley Book Six
Never Race a Runaway Pumpkin
By Katherine Applegate
JUV J APPLEGATE
Roscoe is determined to guess the weight of a giant pumpkin in order to win books for his school library and candy for himself, but is overwhelmed by superstitions, especially about a certain black kitten. 78 pages.
 
Book Cover Roscoe Riley Book Seven