Whether he's showing the ropes to a detention rookie, campaigning for the Student of the Month Award, or writing hilarious movie reviews for The Weekly Bugle, Nate Wright never fails to make his mark at P.S. 38. But middle school's no bed of roses. In fact, sometimes it just plain stinks. Just ask the Great Nose-ini! Nate's alter ego with a sense for scents can smell trouble a mile away... or at the very next desk. Was that you, Gina?--Page 4 of cover.
Lucy, nine, does not like change and now, her best friend has stopped believing in magic and her mother is expecting a baby.
Phoebe and her exceptional hooved pal are back in this all-new collection of comics! Laugh alongside the lovable duo as they question the idea of coolness, gain a deeper appreciation for the power of friendship, and put off summer reading assignments for as long as physically possible.
Linus finds himself entangled in a love triangle (and stuck on top of a snow-covered roof). And Charlie Brown runs away from the law and becomes a vagrant baseball coach.
When an ancient treasure map is discovered deep in the Forgotten Archive, the Alphas set sail to uncover the mystery! But this adventure has its dangers for these brave heroes. Faced with ocean storms, mysterious islands, and pitfalls at every turn, they will have to use all their smarts and teamwork to complete their search. And it appears that the Alphas aren't the only ones who have taken to the sea...
Trapped in a world where magic is powerful and dreams are real, Cole and his friends are pushed to the limit as they make one final attempt to restore magic to the Outskirts and find their way back home.
It's spring break, and Stink is faced with a difficult choice: hang out at home with his sister, Judy, or become a Shakespeare Sprite with his friend Sophie of the Elves. Hanged be! When Sophie tells Stink that there will be swordplay and cursing at Shakespeare camp, his choice is made. But wait! How now? The eager young thespian hadn't counted on Riley Rottenberger being a Sprite, too. And he positively had not counted on being the only boy! Fie upon't!--Amazon.com.
Having shot up to six feet tall over the summer, seventh-grader Elle not only has trouble controlling her limbs on the basketball court, she dreads the upcoming school cotillion.
Gifted thief Hush finds that she needs to change her ways to stay out of trouble, so when she is assigned to a job at Miz Tromp's Nursery, she learns that she is capable of taking away the pain of others, and teams up with her new friend Desiree to heal her town.
Olga decides she would like to figure out what planet Meh is from and begins to conduct some research on space travel.
She's fought giants, clobbered dragons, and now Claudette faces her biggest challenge yet ... herself! Well, that and a gang of vile monsters. It all begins when Claudette's town hosts the annual Warrior Games. After some sneaky maneuvering, Claudette manages to gets herself, Marie, and Gaston chosen as her town's representatives. But none of Claudette's past battles have prepared her for this. And to make matters worse, they must stop the vicious Sea Queen and her evil children from using the Warrior Games to free the dark Wizard Grombach and conquer the world!--Provided by publisher.
When Maya starts spending a lot of time with Maddie, an old friend, her friends from coding club worry she won't finish her part of the project, coding the lights and music for the winter dance.
After being humiliated while on a field trip to Pluto, Bob, with the help of his alien friend Beep, tries to change his personality and overcome his fears (heights, darkness, space, and spiders) before the next field trip to a black hole. Includes facts about Pluto.
This webcomic--turned--graphic novel follows Audrey, a young black orphan who is rescued from a neglectful and abusive foster home. Audrey is soon adopted by a suburban white couple who want to give her an excellent life. Her schedule fills up with piano, gymnastics, and French lessons, leaving little time for Audrey's one true passion: drawing. But when her toy puppet, Asa, comes to life and tells Audrey about how he and eight other beings (the titular magic nine ) were banished to Earth from their world by an evil witch, Audrey sketches out a plan to help. -- School Library Journal.
Frank Einstein (kid-genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity) and Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival, this time studying the science and mysteries of the universe!--
Max discovers an entire, living world on the floor of the bedroom of the eccentric janitor who disappeared from his boarding school, and must protect from the evil headmaster.
It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but with a dysfunctional family (mother in jail, father withdrawn, drunken grandfather, gay cousin) the odds are against her--until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.
A glitchy time machine strands a bumbling janitor and a brilliant scientist in the distant past, and they must find their way home before they're attacked by angry cavemen or eaten alive by a saber-toothed tiger.
To save Villagetown, Runt embarks on a perilous quest far beyond the safety of the wall, where he faces bizarre towns, terrifying dungeons, and epic boss battles.
Sprinkles Newman, the local TV meteorologist, is coming to Ella Mentry School! She s going to teach A.J. and the gang all about the weather. But what happens when a real live (well, not live) hurricane comes to the school? Hold on to your umbrellas!
The Aldens are helping out at a doughnut shop, but when a rival store opens across town, strange events follow, and the children have a mouthwatering mystery to solve!
While his scientist-parents study Earth, second-grader Zeke tries to fit in but Harris, a classmate, notices his abilities and sets out to prove Zeke is an alien.
Annie and Liam call on their friends Francis and Zoe to help when a strange group visits Treecrest and takes over the hunting grounds.
Time moves slowly on vacation. And for someone who has spent a long time entertaining themselves and has had the garden, the kitchen, forest paths, the lake, and even Grandpa all to herself, it can be hard to invite another in on the fun. So when a young girl's grandfather brings an elephant home to stay, she is not pleased at all. Nostalgic and often dreamlike, this wordless story is about interrupted solitude, learning to be together with another, and how the choices we make deeply affect our lives.--
Sita (A.K.A . Squishy) has moved in with her father and his new family, which includes a pair of twin girls (Jessie and Vee) while her mother is away on a security assignment in Geneva, and she is finding her bonus sisters difficult to get along with even though they are only five months older--but when Vee finds out that Squishy is feeding a runaway boy who is hiding in the apartment house garage the two girls discover that a shared secret can be the starting point of a firm friendship.
A hungry chicken (who thinks he s a flamingo) and a quick-thinking worm set off on a madcap adventure and forge an unlikely friendship.
Rey travels across the galaxy to the distant planet Ahch-To in search of the missing Jedi, Luke Skywalker.
Raffa Santana is a healer, not a fighter. As a gifted apothecary, he has amazing instincts for unleashing the potential of magical-seeming plants. But his skills have failed to free the animals that the heartless Chancellor captured and turned against the people of Obsidia directly threatening Raffa's friends and family.
In the second book in the new Finding Tinker Bell series, The Never Girls' quest takes them to a mysterious shadow island. Can they find Tink without putting the rest of their fairy friends in danger?--
In 1210 Scotland, when invading knights capture 12-year-old Drest's father, the Mad Wolf of the North, and her beloved brothers who make up his fearsome war-band, she sets off to rescue them from the castle prison, taking along a wounded knight as her captive to trade for her family's freedom--
After moving to Rome with her father, thirteen-year-old Beatrice witnesses a shadowy figure steal the turtle sculptures from a fountain located outside her window and is determined to solve the crime herself when no one believes her story.
Working on an assignment for her journalism class, Brianna Justice learns about coding, and the difference between herself and a group of inner city girls--
Middle schooler Natalie's year-long assignment to answer a question using the scientific method leads to truths about her mother's depression and her own cultural identity.
It is the summer of 1775. The British occupy Boston and its busy harbor, holding residents captive and keeping a strong military foothold. The threat of smallpox looms, and the town is cut off, even from food supplies. Following the battles of Lexington and Concord, Congress unanimously elects George Washington commander in chief of the American armed forces, and he is sent to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to transform the ragtag collection of volunteer militiamen into America's first army. The war has so far been little more than a series of intermittent skirmishes, but Washington is in constant fear of attack--until he takes the offensive with results that surprise everyone, the British most of all--Jacket flap.
Jason has just learned that his Afghan mother has been living illegally in the United States since his father was killed in Afghanistan. Although Jason was born in the US, it's hard to feel American now when he's terrified that his mother will be discovered -- and that they will be separated. When he sees his mother being escorted from her workplace by two officers, Jason feels completely alone. He boards a train with the hope of finding his aunt in New York City, but as soon as he arrives in Penn Station, the bustling city makes him wonder if he's overestimated what he can do. After an accident lands him in the hospital, Jason finds an unlikely ally in a fellow patient. Max, a whip-smart girl who wants nothing more than to explore the world on her own terms, joins Jason in planning a daring escape out of the hospital and into the skyscraper jungle -- even though they both know that no matter how big New York City is, they won't be able to run forever.
Ben Braver is sent to a secret school where kids with super abilities learn to control their powers, even though he does not have any super abilities and no one has ever thought he could be special.
Dory, nicknamed Rascal, has her first loose tooth, but her excitement turns to concern when imaginary evil robber Mrs. Gobble Gracker captures the tooth fairy.
Twelve-year-old Belle Martin and her family move to Mingo, Colorado, in 1910 when the U.S. government offers 320 acres of land free to homesteaders.
In the distant future, when a new species rules the earth, thirteen-year-old Prince Leo struggles to hide a dangerous and forbidden power he cannot control while trying to unlock the mysteries of his origins--
Mr. Baker's eighth grade class thought they were in for a normal field trip to Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, but their journey takes a terrifying turn when an earthquake hits and the students are plunged into a frigid underground lake, forcing them to fight for survival and find their way back above ground.
When the family minivan needs replacing, Sam has the perfect plan to turn the new car into a monster minivan, complete with a dragon painted on it. But first, Sam has to convince his family why a monster minivan is the best choice--not to mention learn how to paint a dragon!--
A young boy deals with his parents' separation by focusing on finding his lost frog.--
From the ashes of the Empire has arisen another threat to the galaxy's freedom: the ruthless First Order. Fortunately, new heroes have emerged to take up arms-- and perhaps lay down their lives-- for the cause. Rey, the orphan strong in the Force; Finn, the ex-stormtrooper who stands against his former masters; and Poe Dameron, the fearless X-wing pilot, have been drawn together to fight side-by-side with General Leia Organa and the Resistance. But the First Order's Supreme Leader Snoke and his merciless enforcer Kylo Ren are adversaries with superior numbers and devastating firepower at their command. Against this enemy, the champions of light may finally be facing their extinction. Their only hope rests with a lost legend: Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.
Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim mother in the pages of her diary.
Rey is strong, determined, and ready for anything. In these three stories she uncovers a threat to the Millennium Falcon, helps a hapless happabore, and crosses paths with a greedy Teedo. Rey's choices, both big and small, show what it truly means to be a hero--Back cover.
Twelve-year-old Lennie Mercado's grandfather, the current Prime Wizard of Pomporromp, is retiring and decides to host a tournament for Lennie and her cousins to compete to win his title, land, position, castle, and unlimited magical powers, but when Poppop introduces new rules to eliminate sibling rivalry, Lennie decides the games are unfair and makes plans to sabotage the event.
Profiles the lives of thirteen women who have left their mark on world history, including Caroline Herschel, Marie Curie, Mary Verghese, and Malala Yousafzai.