When his best friend Doug discovers his top-secret hideout, Harry enlists his friends' help to save it from being developed into an apartment building--
When cat brothers Anton and Cecil receive a message of distress from Hieronymus, they set out to rescue their rodent friend, catching a train going West--and on the way they will encounter huge bison, chattering prairie dogs, hungry coyotes, and the most dangerous creature of all, a boy who wants to make Cecil his pet.
Yeti Blizz Richards and his gang of cryptids set out to find a friend for Vanessa, the Loch Ness Monster, even though it means traveling back in time to the dangerous age of the Cretaceous looking for plesiosaurs--unfortunately Vanessa proves to be rather timid about meeting other dinosaurs.
Livia wears a small porcelain hand around her neck, all that is left of a doll that once belonged to her grandmother, but on the first night at summer camp the hand comes alive and terrifies an envious cabinmate--and there are plenty of chills in five other stories in this collection.
One morning Ella gets an odd text message from a friend, about a strange girl who is showing up in Ella's selfies, and as the messages keep coming the girl with a monkey head keeps getting closer and closer--and that is only one of the chilling tales in this collection of scary stories.
Logan is disturbed by a mysterious mumbling voice in the boys' room, but when he finds a cell phone floating in the toilet, and reaches in to retrieve it he is caught in a trap--and that is only one of the chilling stories in this collection.
Six-year-old Brandon hates to go up the stairs to bed because there is always a man sitting there, a man only he can see, but tonight he closes his eyes and makes the climb with his mother watching, and then he hears his mother scream--and that is only one of the stories in this collection about all-too-real fears.
Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother's mysterious death, he's lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he is tracked down by a man he's never met -- a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants, and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years. When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision.
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry.
Mia is having a terrible day! Everything is going wrong. She woke up late and couldn't make her hair look perfect or brush her teeth, she probably failed a pop quiz, and she broke her glasses! But when her mom's cousin Laura arrives from Puerto Rico, she gives Mia a bracelet with a lucky charm. All of a sudden, Mia's luck changes for the better. Mia's thrilled--she'll never have a bad day again--or will she?--Back cover.
Raina the gummy fairy finds a lagoon on the far side of Gummy Forest that has tropical flavors, but when the fairies begin to harvest these flavors for gummies, they find ancient artifacts.
Going to her first sleepover, Heidi tries to hide her fear of the dark, with a little help from her Book of Spells.
Traveling across the world, Zack Clarke and his zombie-fighting team search for an antidote that will stop the outbreak forever.
When Castor the street dog is captured, he learns there is a nefarious underground fighting ring in Lion's Head where animals are injected with DNA-changing serums, transformed into dangerous hybrids, and forced to battle one another to survive--
Two girls on opposite sides of the planet connect through a mysterious book, whose phantom narrator guides them into spinning a story about the past that will affect their futures--
Zach's mom has a new patient--a giant dog named Maxi who has been helping her owner train for a marathon. Maxi's knees can't handle all that running and now she needs an operation. Time for the kids in the Pet Rescue Club to help! Together they find a way to raise money for Maxi's surgery and come up with a great way for Maxi to find the perfect new career!--Back cover.
Applejack's great granduncle, Chili Pepper, has msteriously disappeared from his ranch, so the group heads out to Canter Creek to investigate, in The Good, the Bad, and the Ponies. Then, Timberwolves invade Ponyville but that is just the beginning of the trouble as more mystical creatures emerge from Everfree Forest in The root of the problem -- page 4 of cover.
This collection follows Garfield as he celebrates a New Year, ships Nermal around the world, and gets into other seasonal shenanigans!
Desperado Detectives--aka Mo Lo Beau and her best friend Dale, along with newly-appointed intern, Harm Crenshaw--must take on a new case when Dale's daddy goes on the lam just before his trial is about to start--
Eleven-year-old Eliza Scott isn't a slave, but she's not free, either. For one thing, her father, the famous Dred Scott, is suing his master for master for her family's freedom. But Eliza is also caught up in other overwhelming struggles-- a devastating cholera epidemic, the wrath of a rich and resourceful slave catcher, and the worst fire in St. Louis history. Will Eliza be willing and able to pay the price for freedom? -- back cover.
When former tooth-fairy-in-training Cory Feathering was stripped of her fairy skills, she discovered that, as the descendent of a cupid, she was born to be a matchmaker, and now her latest job is to find the perfect match for Goldilocks--the only trouble is that he is getting married to someone else.
Self-proclaimed middle school expert and life coach Max Corrigan offers advice and practical tips on such topics as how and why to join cliques, how to deal with gym class, pretending to be sick, and acing tests without being caught cheating. Includes comic-style illustrations.
Train travel! Murder! Librarians! A Series Finale! On all other nights, the train departs from Stain'd Station and travels to the city without stopping. But not tonight. You might ask, why is this night different from all other nights? But that's the wrong question. Instead ask, where is this all heading? And what happens at the end of the line? The final book in Lemony Snicket's...series, All The Wrong Questions.
The Tippington Winter Fair is in full swing and best friends Rachel Walker and Kirsty Tate couldn't be more excited. They're having a wonderful time -- until Jack Frost and his goblins start causing trouble. Angelica makes sure peace, love, and harmony spread throughout the land. When Jack Frost steals her items, no one is getting along! Find the magic objects in all three stories inside this Rainbow Magic Special Edition and help save Angelica's magic!--
When you're with me, Geronimo Stilton, it's always a fabu-mouse adventure! Sally Ratmousen broke some shocking news: The Rodent's Gazette was out of money and in danger of closing. Then Grandfather William broke even worse news to me: I needed to sell my comfy, cozy house in order to save our paper! How terrible! But could I sell it -- and find a new home -- in time to help?
Trying to defeat their rivals in the school talent show, twins Ben and Jenny have to use marionettes, something they both fear, but their fear might be justified.
With their magic being unpredictable, Nory, Elliott, Andres, and Bax are sent to the upside-down magic room at Dunwiddle Magic School.
Orphans Philippa, Sam, Thomas, and Max must find out who stole a valuable artifact in order to save to save their home, Dumfrey's Dime Museum of Freaks, Oddities, and Wonders--
Eleven-year-old Crow Darlingson has been dead for two years, forced to stay in the house with his overprotective mother except when he can sneak out, but new neighbor Melody Plympton offers a chance at friendship and, perhaps, getting his life back.
An eccentric like all Helmsleys, eleven-year-old Archer escapes his overprotective mother and recruits two friends, Oliver and Adelaide, to help him plan a rescue of his long-lost grandparents, world-famous explorers who disappeared atop an iceberg in the Antarctic.
When Ryan learns his estranged father left him the Dallas Cowboys in his will, it is all Ryan can do to keep his dad's other son from snatching the team away--
When the city of Zollicoffer, Tennessee, where her family lives, announces plans to seize their one hundred seventy-five year old house through eminent domain, twelve-year-old Louise Mayhew needs to come up with a way to save it--and her ancestor's Civil War diary linking the house to the Underground Railroad, as well as a hidden treasure, seem to offer her family the best chance of saving their home.
Mr. Puffball, a ten-month-old kitten who wants to be a movie star, leaves home and makes his way to Hollywood, where he lands a job at Purramount Studios working with his hero, El Gato, who turns out to be very different from what Mr. Puffball expected.
Jimmy Bishop likes crime fighters, vampires, and dogs, and he does not care for his new babysitter, so he is delighted when his new dog, Abby--who sleeps during the day, and grows huge fangs at night--turns out to be a crime-fighting, vampire dog, who also does not like the babysitter.
Four sisters rely on each other--and a bit of mysterious magic--to cope with their mother's illness--
Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students. Using their wits and their growing prowess with coding, Hopper and her friend Eni are going to solve the mystery of Stately Academy no matter what it takes! --
Discouraged for the first time by her average-kid status when her little sister skips ahead to her grade and gains instant popularity, Sammi sets aside her jealousy to defend her sibling after a school clique shows its true colors.
Isla and her brother are two young foxes living just outside a human city, but one night Isla returns to her den to find it destroyed, and surrounded by strange, vicious foxes, so she takes refuge in the city while she masters foxcraft--the ancient magical arts of her kind.
Fractured fairy tales meet modern day middle school when Zarf's unpopular troll social status becomes the least of his problems as a gang of wolves seeking revenge for the constant disgrace they have suffered over the years kidnaps Kevin, one of Zarf's best friends.
Discover the horrible fate of Jonathan York as he sets out on his journey through a spooky forest with an alarming party of travelmates! Jonathan York has led a boring life - a pointless degree from the community college, a lackluster job at the General Store, and never any desire for something more exciting. But when fate leaves him stranded in a sinister land, he finds himself seeking an adventure of his own. Along the way he encounters ghoulish thieves, ravenous swamp monsters, a dastardly ice cream conspiracy, and a necromancer bent on human sacrifice. In this beautifully illustrated, four-color novel, Jonathan York's life takes a decidedly spooky turn!
Amber's Japanese father left when she was little, and her sister Bella was just a baby, so now she fills in the frustrating gap in her life with imagined conversations, and writes letters to Bella that seem to come from their father.
An oral history that reports, through transcribed recordings, text messages, photographs, illustrations, screenshots, and more, on the First (and last) Annual Culvert Prep Middle School Scavenger Hunt For Charity, and the adventures of twelve-year-old twins Reese and Claudia Tapper as their highly competitive teams scour New York for treasure.
Twelve-year-old Isobel is unhappy about spending the summer of 1918 at her aunt's home in Hollywood with her mother and sister until her cousin, Ranger, involves the girls in creating the perfect film and, when her father returns from the war, his serious injury becomes their inspiration.
You can help the team from anywhere! The Mustangs are on a roll and it has a lot to do with Little Rhino's great play. Until he goes down with an injury that forces him to sit out. That means no hitting home runs, no diving for ground balls-- no baseball games until he's better. But Rhino refuses to let getting hurt keep him away from the action. There are a lot of ways to be a good teammate and he will do them all if it helps his friends continue to win. Will Little Rhino be able to make a difference from the sidelines?--Jacket
After telling her dog Banana about her loose tooth and discovering that some of her friends do not believe in the Tooth Fairy, Anna makes an impulsive bet with a pesky boy who also has a loose tooth.
Personally I don't mind them coming here but they might bother some of my customers. Thirteen-year old Billie Sims has heard things like this all her life, from the grocer down the road, from her neighbors at church, from her parents. But Billie never understood what all the fuss was about. Why do blacks and whites have separate entrances to the bus station in her town of Anniston, Alabama? Why can't her friend Jarmaine, have a milk shake with her at Wikle's? When Billie hears about a group calling themselves the Freedom Riders passing through Anniston to protest segregation on buses, she thinks change could be coming. But instead of embracing change, Billie's town responds with violence, and she finds herself at Forsyth & Sons Grocery watching a bus burn. Shocked by the actions of people she thought she knew, she realizes that freedom has a cost. But is she brave enough to stand up and fight for it?--Jacket.~Hoping that the arrival of Freedom Riders in her town will help her community shed its antiquated views, thirteen-year-old Billie is forced to confront her own mindset when things turn tragic.
What if you and your friends were forced to leave the place where you grew up and sent to a prep school where everyone hated your guts? What if your Mom was literally the most evil woman ever and expected you to help her destroy everybody there? What if you met someone kind of amazing...and it changed everything? Life isn't easy for Mal, but it's always exciting--Page 4 of cover.