After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor--
SPIDER-VERSE! The Goblin opens portals to alternate dimensions, forcing Spidey to team up with alternate versions of himself to fight back!--Amazon.
Fated to be the next Rapunzel, Holly O'Hair has long hair while her twin sister Poppy wears hers short, but when Holly's hair begins getting shorter as Poppy's grows longer, the sisters may have to reveal a secret about their fairytale destinies.
The fluffy, fearless Chicken Squad detectives are determined to find out who the new addition is in their yard, so, equipped with the latest surveillance gear, the chicks venture into the wild to get answers.
Aspiring to win the science fair with a project that proves that cupcakes are good for you, Alexis finds her ambitions challenged by her crush's association with another girl and a cupcake order for a mean girl's sweet sixteen.
Five friends are ready for their school's Olympics field day. But not everyone wants to play fair someone is trying to ruin the events! Can the kids in the Most Valuable Player club solve the mystery, save the Olympics, and take home the gold? Includes sports facts--
Eleven-year-old Zomorod, originally from Iran, tells her story of growing up Iranian in Southern California during the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis of the late 1970s--
Lily Jo McGrother, born Timothy McGrother, is a girl. But being a girl is not so easy when you look like a boy. Especially when you're in the eighth-grade. Norbert Dorfman, nicknamed Dunkin Dorfman, is bipolar and has just moved from the New Jersey town he's called home for the past thirteen years. This would be hard enough, but the fact that he is also hiding from a painful secret makes it even worse. One summer morning, Lily Jo McGrother meets Dunkin Dorfman, and their lives forever change--
The Fitzgerald-Trouts are four barely related siblings living together in a small car on a lush tropical island, but when they begin to outgrow their small vehicle, they must band together to find a new home--
Annie has a summer of freedom' in the country. She makes a friend, and tries to fix what's broken between her mother and grandmother.
Nine-year-old Frank, his cousin Sam, and cat Saurus's efforts to keep Peanut the newly-hatched dinosaur's existence a secret become more complicated when their grandmother finds a new fossil that looks like Peanut's horn, but a thousand times bigger, and a crew comes to make a movie about it.
Twelve-year-old Annabelle must learn to stand up for what's right in the face of a manipulative and violent new bully who targets people Annabelle cares about, including a homeless World War I veteran--
Spinning straight out of the hit Nickelodeon show, these fantastic tales pit the Turtles against villains like Snakeweed, Shredder, and a horde of zombies!--
The Alpha and Omega teams are in a race for the six essential elements that can fuse into a new source of clean energy, but the elements are scattered throughout the galaxy, and the teams are running out of time--
Rutabaga and his pet cooking pot, Pot, stumble into adventure as they continue to search for the most exotic ingredients for new dishes.
Four orphans are shocked when their beloved friend, sculptor Siegfried Eckleberger, is murdered. As they investigate, they find clues that his death may be tied to the murder of a rich New York heiress as well as to their own past.
In the segregated south of Kentucky in 1953, twelve-year-olds Callie, who is black, and Wendell, who is white, are brought together by an old dog that is clearly seeking something or someone, but they not only face prejudice, they find trouble at a haunted cabin in the woods.
The world needed a hero. Sadly, what it got was Finn. On a list of things Finn never thought he'd wish for, a gateway bursting open in Darkmouth was right up there. But that's about his only hope for finding his missing father. He's searched for a map, he's followed Steve into dead ends, but found nothing. And he's still got homework to do. But soon Finn and Emmie must face bizarre Legends, a ravenous world and a face from the past as they go where no Legend Hunter has gone before. Or, at least, where no legend Hunter has gone before and returned with their limbs in the correct order.
Cosmoe the Earth-boy and his space-adventuring partners, Big Humphree and Princess Dagger, return--just in time to save the galaxy...Crostini's Cosmic Carnival is a strange, monster-filled space train that travels the galaxy. When Cosmoe catches the attention of the carnival's ringmaster, the Neon Wiener, hot-dog-selling spaceship, becomes part of the show. Cosmoe is now known as Cosmoe the Monster-Tamer--and he's a hit across the galaxy! Just one problem--Cosmoe and his buddies are in some serious danger, and not only from the wild monsters Cosmoe's facing in the ring. Can they save the day and still sell enough wieners to keep Galactic Hot Dogs in business?
Ten-year-old Tiger and his new friend, Luna, are drawn into a copy of Henri Rousseau's painting, Surprised!, through a magical golden frame by which their neighbor's son disappeared fifty years earlier.
Stubborn Tessa is tasked with helping Ava, an army brat who has trouble feeling at home since she moves so often, when she loses her dog, the one constant in her life.
When Genie and his older brother spend their summer in the country with their grandparents, he learns a secret about his grandfather and what it means to be brave.
Sheldon convinces Lucy, Sam, April, and Amanda to join him at a weeklong sleep-away summer camp--Camp Paleo: Live Like a Caveman. Like cavemen, they're going to have to make do without air conditioning or a heated pool. They'll learn archery and dig for fossils--
Foster child Annie Nobody discovers a new world of magic, power, and scary creatures in a hidden, magical town, Aurora, where she and her new best friend Jamie Hephastion Alexander learn it is up to them to protect their new home from those who want to misuse the great power, even if it means diving headfirst into magical danger.
Determined to break the wolfish curse that is threatening her charges and their unborn baby sibling, Miss Penelope Lumley takes a seaside holiday in the hope of gaining answers from an aging mariner.
Mori and her friends live a normal life on Firefly Lane in Old Harmonie, a utopian community where every kid knows he or she is genetically engineered to be better and smarter, but when a strangely perfect new girl named Ilana moves in, the friends begin to question the only world they have ever known.
Cole and his friends finally reach the fourth of the five kingdoms, Necronum, land of the dead, where they confront unexpected dangers and meet new allies.
Cleopatra and her friends journey to the city of Hykosis in search of information about the time tablets that could determine her fate, but the group is separated when Xaius Octavian's fleet attacks their ship.
In order to fit in at Mount Olympus Academy, new girl and forest-mountain nymph Echo copies the mannerisms of all the other students, but instead of ingratiating herself to her classmates, it only seems to grate on them.
In their ninth journey through the magic mirror Abby and Jonah find themselves in the tale of Aladdin, and after giving the hero of the story a bloody nose in a game of dodge ball, they take his place with the evil magician looking for the magic lamp--and things continue to go down hill from there.
Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. Charles can't catch a break. He's never gotten into trouble in class before. Then he spotted that stray dog running around his school. Now it seems like everything he does lands him in the principal's office. Will Charles be able to find that collie pup and give her a forever home?--Back cover.
Wyatt Palmer is just another undersized freshman hoping to fit in at high school, but when his best friend Matt Diaz's pet ferret ends up in the hands of the Bevins, the most popular boys at Coral Cove High, Wyatt and Matt try to get the animal back by attending a party for the cool clique and stumble onto the Bevin family's dark secret.
One of the most beloved writers of our time presents seven short stories exploring the vital ties between fathers and sons. Luke sees the ghost of his father but can't figure out what Dad wants him to do. Paul takes a camping trip with the grandfather he's just met and discovers what lies behind the man's erratic behavior. Ryan has some surprising questions when he interviews his prospective stepfather for the job. In a compellingly honest collection of stories, multiple-award-winning author Avi introduces seven boys--boys with fathers at home and boys whose fathers have left, boys who spend most of their time with their grandfathers and boys who would rather spend time with anyone but the men in their lives. By turns heartbreaking, hopeful, and funny, the stories show us boys seeking acceptance, guidance, or just someone to look up to. Each one shines a different light on the question What is the most important thing a father can do for his son?
In 1930s England, schoolgirl detectives Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are at Daisy's home for the holidays when someone falls seriously, mysteriously ill at a family party, but no one present is what they seem--and everyone has a secret or two--so the Detective Society must do everything they can to reveal the truth ... no matter the consequences.
Chloe Cho is a Korean American seventh-grader who would like to get in touch with many of the aspects of her heritage, but her parents are unwilling to talk about it--then when a class assignment forces Chloe to confront them directly, they finally tell her the truth about her family, which may just be too much for one girl to handle.
Twelve-year-old Petunia is used to living in the shadow of her fourteen-year-old half-sister, Ava, their mother's favorite, but now that the whole family has moved to Paris for a year, Pet finds herself stepping into the light, making new friends, uncovering secrets, and, inspired by the classic French dolls she has found, revealing an unexpected talent for designing dresses--and her beautiful sister does not take it well.
When eighth-grader Cameron Boxer creates the Positive Action Group at school he intends it as a diversion to fool his parents, teachers, and sister into letting him continue to concentrate on his video-gaming--but before he knows it other kids are taking it seriously, and soon he finds himself president of the P.A.G., and involved in community service, so the boy who never cared about anything is now the center of everything, whether he likes it or not.
When Caw successfully defeated the Spinning Man, he was sure that Blackstone would be safe. He was wrong. The villainous ferals have found a new leader, one who has been quietly biding her time since the days of the Dark Summer. And Caw has something she wants--something she needs. With Lydia and his loyal crows by his side, Caw believes he can protect himself and his city. But the Mother of Flies won't stop hunting Caw until she has claimed her victory, and it will take more than crows to defeat her.
Demon has always counted on his magical medicine box to help him cure the sick beasts on Mount Olympus. But Chiron, his new healing master, insists Demon learn to find the cures on his own. Demon's new skills are soon put to the test when he must save an ailing phoenix--or face the wrath of its fiery guards!--
Eleven-year-old Emma's life in Tokyo changes for the worse when she and her American mother, who is pregnant, must move in with her Japanese grandmother the summer before 9/11 changes the world.
In this thrilling sixth installment of Scott Chantler's popular Three Thieves graphic novel series, the separate adventures of twins Dessa and Jared play out simultaneously and seem poised to intersect as the book ends. Dessa, along with Topper and Fisk, has managed a daring landing onto the flying island of Astaroth, where she hopes to find her long-lost brother. Instead, they discover a bizarre world where three children are being held by a mysterious and rarely seen man they call the Toymaker. Certain the Toymaker is Greyfalcon, Jared's kidnapper, Dessa is determined to track him down and confront him about her brother's location. Meanwhile, Captain Drake has unintentionally stumbled upon Jared himself and decides to hold the boy as bait to lure Dessa to him. But as he learns from Jared the particulars about the boy's abduction nine years ago, Drake is troubled. Why would such powerful people want to abduct a small peasant boy? The answer to that question is about to shock Drake--and Jared!
Derek is sure this will be the best season yet! He has it all plannedhis dad will have him start at shortstop, and the team will cruise to a championship. But sometimes life doesnt go according to plan.
After visiting Madame Dots where they see a famous painting about a day in the park, Tiger Brooks, accompanied by his friend Luna, get sucked into the painting and land in a Parisian park where they are attacked by a pet monkey and chased by the police.
In their second trip through the enchanted library, the new key lands Cleo and Evan in the middle of a spy story, where their impossible mission is to stop a traitor who calls himself Viper--and they find themselves working with the replacement librarian, Ms. Crowley, whose exact role in their adventures is becoming increasingly mysterious.
Birdie Gaux's dog, Bowser, considers himself in charge of security at 19 Gentilly Lane, so when the house is broken into Bowser wants to find the man with the limeade aftershave (and the cat) responsible--but nobody seems to know what the culprits were looking for, or why a strange girl is asking questions about Birdie's father, a policeman who was killed in the line of duty years before Bowser was adopted.
M Freeman has been through the Lawless School for criminal masterminds and the Fulbright Academy for extreme law enforcement, but her memory has been erased and she thinks she is a normal middle school student--but when a hitman from Lawless targets her, everything comes back, and she goes on the run with the help of the Ronins, a ragtag group made up of expelled students of both schools who have their own agenda.
Many years have passed since the Rebel Alliance was victorious over the evil Empire, and the galaxy has been at peace. But a new darkness is rising, and now the brave men and women of the Resistance must stand against Kylo Ren and the villainous First Order.
Based on events from the film Alice Through the Looking Glass, this unique illustrated novel allows readers to follow Alice, the Mad Hatter, the Red Queen and the White Queen as the characters journey through time. Each of the four characters have their own new, distinct art style to accompany their unpredictable adventures. As the readers travel along, they will be faced with choices that may turn the world--or at least the book itself--upside down.--Amazon.com.
Neither Cleo nor Evan like the new school librarian, Ms. Crowley, but they are very curious about where she disappears to at the back of the library, so one day they follow her--and find a secret door, a magical library full of locked books, and a letter from the previous librarian telling them that she is trapped somewhere between the covers of one of the enchanted books, and they must travel through the stories in order to save her.
Twelve-year-old Cassie discovers that first impressions can be misleading--and potentially damaging--when she leaves her ritzy neighborhood in Austin, Texas, to spend the summer with her divorced father in his Winnebago camp trailer in Palo Duro Canyon State Park.
Thanks to Dr. Bunsen's latest wacky invention, second-graders Gabriel, Laura, and Caesar, aka the DATA Set, are blasted back to the prehistoric era, where they quickly find themselves dashing from flying pterosaurs, stomping stegosaurus stampedes, and a sharp-toothed T-rex.
A New York Times best-selling series continues with Jo, April, Mal, Molly and Ripley as they take on everything in the summer wilderness that goes bump in the night - from scary stories to magical portals that lead to a land untouched by time.
Ten-year-old Kenny (Kenji in Japanese) worships his older brother, Mickey (Mitsuo), a baseball hero whose outstanding performance on the Asahi baseball team has given him fame and popularity. Despite Kenny's suspected heart condition, he is determined to practice secretly with Mickey so he, too, can one day try out for the Asahi. But world events soon overtake life in this quiet community. When Japan attacks Pearl Harbor in 1941, everything for Kenny and his family spirals out of control: schools are closed, businesses are confiscated, fathers are arrested and sent to work camps in the BC interior and mothers and children are relocated to internment camps. When Mickey is arrested for a small act of violence, Kenny manages to keep his family's spirits up, despite the deplorable conditions in camp. Coming across a vacant field covered with scrap wood, broken shakes and torn tar paper, Kenny gets permission to clear it and convert it into a baseball field. One by one, the boys in the camp pitch in, and the work gives purpose to their long days. Kenny's persistence, hard work and big dreams shape the teen he is to become in this story of happiness found despite all odds. -- Amazon.com.
Misfit twelve-year-old Sam Miracles life is made up of dreams, dreams where hes a courageous, legendary hero instead of a foster kid with two bad arms that can barely move. Sometimes these dreams feel so real, they seem like forgotten memories. And sometimes they make him believe that his arms might come alive again. But Sam is about to discover that the world he knows and the world he imagines are separated by only one thing: time. And that separation is only an illusion. The laws of time can be bent and shifted by people with special magic that allows them to travel through the past, present, and future. But not all of these “time walkers” can be trusted. One is out to protect Sam so that he can accept his greatest destiny, and another is out to kill him so that a prophecy will never be fulfilled. However, its an adventurous girl named Glory and two peculiar snakes who show Sam the way through the dark paths of yesterday to help him make sure there will be a tomorrow for every last person on earth.--Amazon.
It's early springtime on the ranch, and Hank is going through the usual motions of making sure that a warm spring arrives safely: singing songs about it, barking faithfully each morning, and helping the cowboys with thier work around the ranch. However, in the midst of a particularly hard day's nap, he receives a report that his little birdy friend, Madame Moonshine, is in danger of being eaten by Pete the Barncat! Naturally, Hank springs into action to save her, but a misstep brings the wrath of Sally May down on his head, and Hank must flee the scene of the rescue and travel west on the Oregon Trail with Little Alfred. Later, when a freak storm strands both of them far from the house, Hank must rely on his instincts and clever wits--and perhaps a little help from Madame Moonshine--to keep them both safe and get Alfred back to his mother! --
When a mysterious pony named Agent Furlong pays Bon Bon a visit, Lyra discovers that her best friend is actually an operative for a top secret monster-capturing league. To prove their friendship is forever. Lyra and Bon Bon will have to go undercover together and protect Equestria from the ongoing changeling threat.
A notebook that is passed from student to student around a classroom becomes a repository for wild rumors, heartfelt confessions, and creative writing and helps the students cope when their teacher has medical emergency and they must cope with a rigid substitute as they worry about their beloved teacher and her family.
Alex and Ren must confront the Death Walkers, The Order, and an army of the dead in an attempt to save themselves, Alex's mother, and the world--and hope that Ammit, the Devourer of Egyptian legend, will be able to separate the guilty from the innocent.
Ten-year-old Beverly is an ordinary girl with an extraordinary best friend. Her name is Kabungo, and she lives in a cave on Main Street. No one knows where she comes from or who she really is, but life is never dull when Kabungo is around.
Life on Starland is anything but normal these days. The Star Darlings continue to experience mysterious phenomena while trying to focus on their studies and maintain their cover. Star athlete Astra is chosen for the next Wish Mission. Her overconfident nature leads her to quick conclusions about her Wisher's true wish. Can Astra put aside her own interests and assumptions and help Emma before time runs out?--Back cover.
Twelve-year-old Jonny Jakes is an undercover reporter for a banned school newspaper, The Woodford Word, and right now he has the story of a lifetime--the new principal is an alien (he does not even try and hide it), Jonny is sure he is planning something nefarious, and it is up to the Word's star (really the only) reporter to find out what it is.
Haggis, the Scottie, and Tank, the Great Dane, two dogs with active imaginations, set out to search their neighborhood for dinosaurs to play with.
Fifth-grader Cleo Edison Oliver is full of money-making ideas, and her fifth-grade Passion Project is no different--but things get more complicated when she has to keep her business running, be a good listener when her best friend needs her, and deal with the bully teasing her about being adopted at the same time.
Sixth grade can be a tension convention for Nate Wright. His baseball team's just been given the lamest name in Little League history; he's on the verge of becoming know-it-all Gina's personal servant for a day; and Spitsy, the closest thing he has to a dog of his own, is in love with a cat. Yup, Nate's up to his ears in stress. Luckily, the perfect remedy is close at hand: an empty plastic soda bottle--Page 4 of cover.
Little Shaq doesn't love trying new things, especially if he might not be very good at them. So when his class is assigned projects for the school's upcoming art show, he's not sure that his skills will transfer from the basketball court to the art studio. Can Little Shaq find the confidence to embrace his own style and create a piece for the show?--
Just as Annie and Liam are busy making plans to travel the world, a witch shows up and gives them a collection of postcards from the Magic Marketplace. Each postcard gives Annie and Liam the opportunity to travel to exotic lands and far-flung kingdoms. What the witch doesn't give them are directions on how to safely return--
The reader's choices determine if survival is possible when intelligent machines rise up in arms against their human creators.
Mira explores the past of her familiar Bay Area, discovering layers of history in San Francisco and learning the real reason her mother has been working to change history--
Lea's friend Camila visits from Brazil and together they make a mysterious discovery in an old mansion, but when Lea's best friend Abby hits it off with Camila, Lea feels left out and tries to reconnect with her friends and solve the mystery, too.