When Hyacinth Hayward tries to learn more about the magical rivers under London and how her family is connected to them, she stumbles upon a plot to steal the ancient stones that hold the city together--
Twelve-year-old do-gooder Victor Spoil, a disappointment to his supervillain parents, must save the world from an evil scheme to enslave the superheroes and villains.--Provided by Publisher.
Steven (Slim) Pickings is on the edge of a breakdown--but then, it always feels like Slim is teetering on the edge of something. The difference this time is that something's caused Slim's worries to come alive! He's set loose a bunch of annoying, pesky, outrageously contagious creatures--and they're infecting everyone they meet and massing to take over the town! Now Slim and the rest of the town are trailed by the things that annoy them most. Noisy Peeve, Lazy Peeve, Asking Peeve--they all stick with Slim at all times and left untreated, they're quickly getting worse and way, way more destructive. To stop them, Slim will have to do more than just team up with his family and friends--he'll have to face his fears, literally!--Amazon.com.
Twelve-year-old Sophia has never told anyone about her unusual memories--snapshots of a past that never happened. She becomes convinced that the upcoming solar eclipse will grant her the opportunity to make her alternate life come true, to enter a world where her mother never died. With the help of two misfit boys, she must figure out a way to bring her mother back to her--before the opportunity is lost forever--
Beryl wants nothing more than to be a great Toy Maker. There's just one tiny problem: She's a Neon Knight. And in the land of the Chasma, no one believes a Neon Knight can do anything. Especially the Sulfur Knights. All that changes when Beryl meets Coro. Coro's an Oxygen Knight--the most powerful of the Knights in the Chasma. With Beryl's brains and Coro's catalyzing powers, they could become the greatest heroes of the Chasma--but can their new friendship stand the ultimate test?--Page  of cover.
While staying with their grandmother for the summer, Mia and Ginny visit a used bookstore in town where they find themselves plunged into a world of terror.
After the defeat of one Wicked, the other Witches of Oz are ready for vengeance--Provided by publisher.
Clara, Tublock, and many others compete to become one of the ultimate defenders of the Kingdom of Wrenly, a member of the elite Knight Spires.
The Penderwick family return to Arundel for Rosalind's wedding, but Lydia, who has only heard stories of the grand estate, is eager to explore the place where her older siblings had endless adventures.
Alberto, the town's coffin maker, and Tito, a runaway boy, both lonely after suffering tragic losses, learn the power of friendship as they try to escape the shadows of their pasts.
When her mother is kidnapped by evil fairy Vulpes and his army of foxes, Rowan, her fairy friends, and a tiger from the London Zoo set out to save her and the fairy realms.
When pirates capture a cloudship and its crew, it is up to young Nadya and her friends, all orphans, to rescue the only family they have ever known.
Alex always thought his life was boring at best. But when he learns that his favorite time-traveling heroes Sam and Glory are his real parents, Alex realizes he never needed to dream of an elsewhere. Just an elsewhen. But when Alex sets out to find Father Tiempo, he is ambushed and transformed into the powerful villain El Terremento. Now there's not a second to waste. Unless Sam and Glory Miracle can stop the son they didn't even know they were going to have--let alone lose--history will be unhinged, for good.--Provided by Publisher.
While spending the summer with his extended family in New Jersey, Derek finds a team he can play baseball with and earns money to take his best friend to a Yankees game.
After accidentally merging San Francisco with the shadow dimension of Arcadia, Gabe and his friends risk the ultimate sacrifice to unite all five elements.
In September 1944, eleven-year-old Billie lives with her great aunt, Doff, eagerly waiting for her older brother Leo to return from boot camp, and desperate to find the father that left when she was little; but Leo brings a friend with him, a Navajo named Denny, and the injured dog they have rescued and named Bear--and when the two young men go off to war, Bear becomes the thread that ties them all together, and helps Billie to find a true friend.
When Thanos, a ruthless space warlord, heads to Earth in his quest to collect all six infinity stones, it will take all of the Avengers joining forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy and Doctor Strange to stop him. But the Super Heroes are far from united. Spread across the Earth and throughout the galaxy, they must prepare for the coming battle before banding together against Thanos. These are their five stories building the road to Infinity War.
Scout, once a stray puppy with a troubled past, has grown into one of the best search-and-rescue dogs in Mississippi. And now he's ready for bigger and better things: Scout is joining the National Guard. But Scout's new life as a K9 recruit is far from easy as he adjusts to his challenging training and a brand-new family. Twelve-year-old Matt is determined to help Scout feel at home in Nevada, but when a terrifying flash flood hits town, the pair must save the day and prove their worth. As Scout and Matt team up to survive treacherous rising water, lead victims to safety, and attempt to rescue Matt's sister, they quickly learn that bravery is just the first ingredient in the making of a hero. Does the duo have what it takes to protect their town from the fallout of this devastating disaster? --
When Jack and his genius foster siblings, Ava and Matt, discover inventor Hank Witherspoon is missing, they travel deep into the Amazon jungle, overcoming strange creatures, a raging river, and some very clever foes to find their friend and protect his big idea.
Meet Marge, the mischievous babysitter with rainbow hair who loves to make a mess and bend the rules ... At dinnertime Chef Marge cooks up chocolate soup, and at school Marge the Musician conducts a chaotic concert in the playground! In these three stories, Jake and Jemima have brilliant fun with their new babysitter, but will they manage to tick off all the jobs on Mummy's list?
Polly loves words, writing, and telling stories, so when she finds a fancy book on her doorstep labeled Special Delivery from the Writing and Spelling Department for Polly Diamond she is thrilled; and when she finds that anything she writes in it actually happens she is really excited--but Polly soon realizes that she has to be very careful what she writes because that kind of power can be dangerous.
Tash doesn't want to go to camp, doesn't want to spend the summer with a bunch of strangers, doesn't want to be separated from the only two people she has ever been able to count on: her uncle Kevin, who saved her from foster care, and Cap'n Jackie, who lives next door. Camp turns out to be pretty fun, actually, but when Tash returns home, Cap'n Jackie is gone. And Tash needs her -- the made-up stories of dolphin-dragons, the warm cookies that make everything all right after a fight, the key Cap'n Jackie insists has magic in it. The Captain has always said that all Tash has to do is hold it tight and the magic will come. Is it true? And can the key bring Cap'n Jackie back?--from dust jacket.
Sisters Jessa and Oona, and new friend Ram Sam Sam, try to stop the Cobalt Prince from Toki, who orders a strike on Mon Domani, starting a new war between the worlds.
A threat has emerged from the cosmos: Thanos, a ruthless warlord who plans to collect all six Infinity Stones. Joined by his formidable allies, he will be near-unstoppable at achieving his goal. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange and Spider-Man must join forces and fight side by side to stop Thanos, while the fate of the Earth and the universe lays in the balance.
Twelve-year-old Amal's dream of becoming a teacher one day is dashed in an instant when she accidentally insults a member of her Pakistani village's ruling family. As punishment for her behavior, she is forced to leave her heartbroken family behind and go work at their estate. Amal is distraught but has faced setbacks before. So she summons her courage and begins navigating the complex rules of life as a servant, with all its attendant jealousies and pecking-order woes. Most troubling, though, is Amal's increasing awareness of the deadly measures the Khan family will go to in order to stay in control. It's clear that their hold over her village will never loosen as long as everyone is too afraid to challenge them--so if Amal is to have any chance of ensuring her loved ones' safety and winning back her freedom, she must find a way to work with the other servants to make it happen.--Page  of cover.
Fourth-grader Zayd yearns to play basketball on the Gold Team, but when he skips orchestra rehearsal to practice, his parents forbid anything basketball-related, and tryouts are coming soon.
Welcome to Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. The five scouts of Roanoke cabin--Jo, April, Molly, Mal, and Ripley--love their summers at camp. They get to hang out with their best friends, earn Lumberjane scout badges, annoy their no-nonsense counselor Jen . . . and go on supernatural adventures. That last one? A pretty normal occurrence at Miss Qiunzella's, where the woods contain endless mysteries. As the camp gears up for the big Galaxy Wars competition, Jo and the gang get some help from an unexpected visitor--a Moon Pirate! Book Two will focus on Jo, the ingenious inventor of the group who also happens to be trans--
In 1972, Flora Smallwood, nine, copes with her parents' separation with the help of her friends, Yury and Nessie, a new pet, and the familiar routines of life in Rosetown, Indiana.
To defuse a situation between his best friend and a new student, Nolan eats a live stink bug, gaining popularity and a class project idea but, perhaps, losing a friend.
Janey, a quiet outsider, is inspired by the eccentric and enigmatic Captain Superlative, a masked superhero who runs through the halls of their middle school, performing radical acts of kindness.
Now in sixth grade, Izzy continues to face the ups and downs of everyday life in middle school including dances, her brother's increasing distance, and her father's serious relationship.--Provided by Publisher.
Sam Graves and his friends Lucy and Antonio have used their positions as hall monitors to thwart Orson Eerie's attacks on the students of Eerie Elementary--but now Orson is determined to get them fired before his next attack, planned for the annual Kickball Showdown.
Twelve-year-olds George, the very unlucky third Lord of Devonshire, and his neighbor, scientist Ada Byron, join forces against a nefarious group of criminals who steal the map to a priceless family heirloom.--Provided by Publisher.
The Hooligans sneak along when Roxie Warbler goes on a beach vacation with her beloved Uncle Dangerfoot, and soon they uncover the secret invention he has been hiding from his nemesis, Alfred Applejack.--
Moose has his hands full during the summer of 1936 watching his autistic sister, Natalie, and the warden's daughter, Piper, and trying to get on a baseball team by proving he knows Al Capone.
Twelve-year-old Cooper Vega and his military family has moved so often that he is used to new schoolmates not knowing his name, but at the moment he has a bigger problem--his new phone is haunted by the ghost of Roderick Northrop, a boy from the sixteenth-century, who needs his help to finish a quest, which is somehow tied up in the Stratford Middle School production of Romeo and Juliet.
Comedian Jamie Grimm, accompanied by Uncle Frank, New Aunt Flora, and friends, circles the globe as host of regional competitions, then competes, himself, in the Planet's Funniest Kid Worldwide contest.--Provided by Publisher.