Thirteen-year-old Nanda Singh, the youngest elephant driver in Nepal, enjoys a very special relationship with his tusker, Hira Prashad, through which he grows in understanding and compassion with all animals, including humans.
Twelve-year-old Güero, a red-headed, freckled Mexican American border kid, discovers the joy of writing poetry, thanks to his seventh grade English teacher.
A swarm of insects threatens the Montgomery Orchard and Xander's fruitful summer job. Luckily, the so-called bugs aren't actually bugs. Unluckily, they're unicorn-hating fairies from Pegasia! If Xander and his unicorns can't rid the orchard of these pests, their secret will be blown like a stomach-load of multi-colored chunks--Back cover.
Yetis, greek gods and grootslangs are old news to the Roanoke cabin but now the Lumberjanes face their most harrowing experience yet: their parents! It?s PARENTS? DAY at the camp, and with all the fun they?ve been having, the Lumberjanes realize that maybe their parents might not understand! Now the Lumberjanes must try to keep their parents away from the supernatural, even as a mysterious force tries to intervene!
When Aang, Katara, Sokka, and Toph return to Earthen Fire Industries--the factory owned by Toph's father--Team Avatar finds that the once small town is now booming. Expecting a warm welcome, Aang is surprised when their arrival is met with unimpressed, cold-shouldered spectators. As soon as the team is asked for help at a business council meeting, the reason for the slight becomes clear--a massive bender versus non-bender conflict has gripped the town and is threatening to turn violent.
When Wirt and Greg find themselves back home from The Unknown, they can't believe it's real. But their victory is bittersweet when they realize Beatrice is still with them. Now, it's up to these half-brothers to help Beatrice return safely to the Unknown before anyone realizes she isn't a normal bird. As the brothers juggle keeping Beatrice's secret safe they find their road filled with surprises as Sara expresses a newfound interest in Wirt...but it's not long before Beatrice notices that not everything is what it seems
After his thievery conviction in 1724, Oliver Cromwell Pitts is sent from England across the Atlantic to America where he is enslaved on a tobacco farm, never giving up on finding his sister, Charity, brought to the colonies on a different ship.
When Geronimo Stilton learns someone wants to steal the antique silver skates being offered as a prize in Mouse Island's annual winter Ice Skating Championships, he races to uncover the mysterious thief and save the prize.
When siblings Charlie, Janet, and Trevor accidentally break an old jar hidden in the woods, they release a cadre of monsters and must find a way to recapture them and uncover the truth about their family's history.
George, Harold, Captain Underpants, and Sulu the bionic hamster battle the three ridiculous Robo-Boogers in an attempt to turn the Bionic Booger Boy back into Melvin Sneedly.
Jack and Annie are about to meet the fiercest warriors of all--the soldiers of the ancient Roman legion! When the magic tree house whisks them back to a ROman army camp, they learn their mission: Be like warriors. That is easier said than done--Roman soldiers are the best fighters in the world! When Jack and Annie find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, they're in big trouble. Who will save Jack and Annie?--Page  of cover.
When Ella Mentry School holds a science fair, Dr. Snow arrives to help A.J. and his friends conduct their experiments.
Fionn Boyle, terrified of the sea, must spend the summer with this older sister, Tara, and their grandfather on Arranmore, an island that has been known to make people disappear, and seems to be restless again.
When Sarai's best friend suddenly moves away, Sarai has to navigate school- and the unfriendly girls in the cafeteria--all by herself. Then new girl Christina moves to town and the teacher volunteers Sarai to show her around. But Sarai thinks Christina is not at all like her-- she never wants to play at recess, she's always got her head in a notebook, and she's so shy! But when Christina writes Sarai a spoken-word poem for her to recite at the class talent show, Sarai learns that sometimes winning teams are made from unlikely pairs!
Growing up in the hives, Cricket has always had a million questions. Why are trees forbidden, even in art? Why do her parents seem to hate her? And the biggest, most dangerous and secret question of all: why is Cricket immune to Queen Wasp's powers? Whenever the queen takes control of all the HiveWings, speaking through their mouths and seeing through their eyes, Cricket has to hide, terrified of being discovered. Now she's hiding again, wanted for stealing the Book of Clearsight along with her new SilkWing friends, Blue and Swordtail, and the fierce LeafWing, Sundew. The fugitives need answers, and fast, in order to prevent a LeafWing attack. But Cricket has more questions than ever. How can she stay hidden and discover the queen's deadliest secret? And if she does succeed--can a powerless dragonet really do anything to topple a regime and stop a war?
When Fuzzy accidentally gets a kid hurt in class 5-B, the president of the PTA demands to get rid of all class pets, and Fuzzy and his friends must take drastic measures to stay in the classroom.
Having taken the silver key, the evil wizard Maldred is after the gold key, which is protected by the Gold Dragon and her Dragon Master, Darma, but by the time Drake and Rori get there, Eko and her Thunder Dragon have seized the gold key--so together the three dragon masters, follow her through the portal to Maldred's tower, but without their dragons will they be able to stop Maldred and his deluded helper, or even save themselves?
Elle begins to question whether basketball is worth the time and effort she is putting in, and who she would be if not a basketball star.
When her little brother Hunter gets lost in a blizzard while on a family vacation, Vanesa sets out with her friends and a giant dog to rescue him.
The roar of the crowd, the glow of the spotlight, the thrill of the race--Mace Blazer dreams of going TURBO. TURBOnauts thrive on the thrum of trimorphers's rocket engines as the vehicles morph from super-powered race cars to speeding jet aircrafts to torpedo-fast submarines, while they race full-throttle around every bend. And Mace believes he's got what it takes to join their ranks--he only needs the chance to prove it. So when a reclusive retired racer chooses Mace to try out to be part of the next generation of TURBOnauts, Mace knows that this is his moment to show what he can do. But the path to his big shot means facing down the best and the brightest from around the world. Mace will have to live more fearlessly, hone quicker reflexes, be revolutionary--but will it be enough? Mace quickly realizes that everything he's ever hoped for comes at a price. He'll have to decide between what is right and what is easy. Every morph counts in the first book in this exhilarating new adventure series by the acclaimed author of The Islands at the End of the World, Austin Aslan--Jacket.
To rescue his friend, Tina, who was abducted by a rogue genie, Ace teams up with his genie, Ridge, and together with an unlikely ally, they work to save the world.
With Squeep's help, Hap Conklin, eleven, faces his fear of talking to the new girl at school but also opens a black hole and uncovers information about his grandmother's next evil plan.
Eleven-year-old Riley's mom has disappeared and Riley knows that if he leaves tributes for the whispers, magical fairies that grant wishes, his mom will come back to him--
The secrets of the potion-making world are at stake when Gordy has to unravel a mystery at B.R.E.W. headquarters and defeat the threat of a powerful new group of potion masters.
... The unwavering Audrey Hinkle proves that an extraordinary imagination cannot be easily vanquished. Even as she continues her quest to discover all nine magic puppets and defeat an evil queen in another realm, she finds that Earth provides its own set of challenges ... As she faces bullies, posers, carnies, and a terrifying enchanted dog, Audrey transforms hardship into unconditional love and acceptance through the power of her art. In the process, the truths of her time in foster care reveal themselves ... --
Nan and Clarion, apprentice veterinarian witches, pursue their dreams of caring for supernatural creatures.
Impatient to end her Quest of Kindness and finally become a knight, Princess Pulverizer falls under the spell of an evil witch.
Min, a thirteen-year-old girl with fox-magic, stows away on a battle cruiser and impersonates a cadet in order to solve the mystery of what happened to her older brother in the Thousand World Space Forces.
While everyone around her seems to be in love, Tamiko is more interested in her own creative projects and does not see what all the fuss is about.
After the death of their mother, thirteen-year-old Serenity Evans and her younger brother go to live with their grandparents, who try to keep them safe from bad influences and help them come to terms with what has happened to their family. Includes recipe for red velvet cake.
When a school variety show leaves Olive stranded without an act to join, she wonders why all of her friends have already formed their own groups without her.
Twelve-year-old Coyote and her father rush to Poplin Springs, Washington, in their old school bus save a memory box buried in a park that will soon be demolished.
Told in alternating voices, the teacher and students in room 117 find their lives changed over the course of a school year.