A curious cat investigates every box it can find--and makes a mouse friend along the way.
Illustrations and easy-to-read text encourage the reader to be still, peaceful, and calm inside while imagining using all five senses to experience nature. --
When babysitter Rebecca discovers that a sinister ruler of darkness has replaced the baby with a changeling, she and her friends must save him by surviving a chilling journey through the Nightmare Realm.
The fictionalized story about a group of starving, homeless kids in 1890s New Orleans who made their own instruments and started a band that historians now consider an important step in the development of jazz.--
Hidden among the buildings of New York City is a very unusual hotel-- a hotel that is definitely not for the average tourist. --front flap.
Introduces the collective names used for various animal groups, including a bloat of hippopotamuses, a tower of giraffes, and a business of ferrets.
In this fourth and final book, tween twins Cassie and Caitlyn Waters are excited to be returning to their hometown, San Antonio, on a class trip. But as they reach their destination, trouble finds them as quickly as a vision, and one of their friends soon disappears. Using their Sight and their street smarts to try and save the day, the twins also begin to see things they didn't expect--a man in captivity who looks exactly like their father's pictures. Could he really be alive? And can they use the clues they see to save him before it's too late?--Amazon.com.
When Mouse and Monster team up to go camping, they discover Monster's insatiable appetite is wreaking havoc on their campsite, but nothing can stop these two friends from having fun in the great outdoors.
Everyone's favorite pitcher Gabby Garcia is back and better than ever in the second installment of this laugh-out-loud illustrated middle grade series full of doodles, sports trivia, and home-run humor! Summer is here, and pitching phenom Gabby Garcia has another hot streak all planned out! After she's invited to join an elite baseball league and asked out by her crush, it seems like Gabby is bound to achieve her MVP dreams. But life loves throwing Gabby curveballs. And when her BFF Diego returns from Costa Rica with a totally oddball new hobby, it feels like their once solid friendship is suddenly biting the dust. Thank goodness Gabby has her playbook!
You're invited to a glorious Fourth of July picnic where you'll learn all about sharing, the good things along with the bad.
Spring is in the air in Sugar Oak! But before the fairies can smell the flowers, they must plan the biggest party of the year--the Blossom Bash! Normally, Daisy would love leading her fairy friends, but when each of the fairies has a different vision for the bash's decorations, she's left stumped. Thistle wants thistle flowers! Dahlia wants dahlias! And Poppy wants lots of red. Daisy has a difficult decision to make, and with first bloom right around the corner, she better decide fast. -- Page  cover.
Now that the girls all work at the ice cream shop on Sundays, Allie sees her friends' jobs through a different lens. If they mess up the cash register by a few dollars Tamiko simply shrugs, but Allie knows that by the end of the week all those little misses can add up. She doesn't want to be their boss, but somehow she needs to figure out a way to make sure she's part of a team that can see things from her perspective, too. She just has to do it before the cracks in the cone melt their friendship.--Amazon.com
Elara just wants to learn how to build new worlds with her best friends Knot, Beezle, Sabik, and her alien-sponge roommate, Clare. But when an evil time-hopping force threatens to take down the galactic order, Elara's 'normal' school year might turn into something weird--
Illustrations and easy-to-read text follow Pat, a fish, as he is caught by a shark, rescued by his friend Mike the elephant, and called on to return the favor.
Og the Frog tells the story of how he first came to Room 26, where he meets Humphrey the hamster, befriends the students, and writes poems and songs--
Molly enjoys her first day at Mermaid School, where she makes new friends, learns new things, and hears a story about children with no tails.
On the first day of first grade I had fun right away... Count twelve fun-filled firsts of first grade!--Page 4 of cover.
The best part of blowing bubble is popping them, so when one of his bubbles gets away Dewey sets out in pursuit--because every last bubble must pop!
A nonstop talker learns about the power of listening when he comes down with a case of laryngitis--
Seeking the third key, middle school geniuses Sam, Martina, and Theo must navigate New York City following clues related to Alexander Hamilton, solving--and surviving--puzzles and traps along the way.
It is another busy day at school as Stanley and Hattie ready Little Woo, Sophie, and Benjamin for story time, playtime, gardening, lunch, and nap time.
Bea Garcia loves art, especially when she gets to draw pictures of her dog, Sophie. When Sophie runs away after an encounter with the neighbor's cat, Bea has to find a way to bring her home again--
Hoping for a friend, Mary invents a way to make a sheep, but when she starts making sheep for her new friends, chaos abounds--Provided by publisher.
Little Owl is afraid of falling and will not try to fly until his forest friends persuade him to say a special word--and keep trying, even after he fails. Includes note for parents.
From choosing the perfect cart to navigating the produce section, expert extraordinaire Max explains all there is to know about going to the grocery store--
At the zoo with her family, a girl mopes around until she is asked to help rescue the zoo's penguins from boredom--
Can one little girl transform a neighborhood? With a seed of an idea and helping hands from neighbors, a girl's dream to clean up an abandoned city lot grows into something much larger. Cynthia Platt's light prose is brought to life by artist Olivia Holden's beautiful pastels in this inspiring story of hope and community.
A new creature is added to the deep-sea tank, but what will they call this flapjack octopus? Includes an author's note on Adorabilis and its name.
Bella loves Anna. In fact, Bella loves Anna so much that she wants to be just like her and copies every single thing she does. Finally Anna decides she's had enough of Bella being such a copycat! What is Bella going to do? With an adorable troupe of colorful kittens and vibrant illustrations, this author-illustrator debut from rising star Ali Pye is a lighthearted look at playground friendships and finding your own way.
Nimesh is walking home from school. Except ... there happens to be a shark in the corridor. And a dragon in the library! And why would crossing the road lead to the North Pole? In this fun-filled adventure, Nimesh is just walking home from school ... isn't he?--Page  of cover.
LaRue is the handiest rabbit in Westmore Oaks, and when he grows an enormous carrot, he uses it to help his neighbors.
In busy Beijing, New Year's Eve firecrackers scare a stray white cat into the courtyard of a young girl. The two become fast friends, riding the girl's bike through the city and seeing all kinds of people and things. Trrrring-trrrring! the girl chimes with her bicycle bell. Niaow-niaow! answers Kitty. On the day of the Dragon Boat Festival, the girl and the cat watch the kites soaring above crowded, chaotic Tiananmen Square. Kitty is enthralled by the enormous, colorful dragon kite, and she leaps to catch it as it sails up into the sky -- taking Kitty with it and carrying her out of sight! The girl searches the city, visiting all their favorite spots and ringing her bell along the way, but Kitty is nowhere to be found. Will the two ever be reunited? Or could another unexpected friendship be in store -- for both of them?--Provided by publisher.
Maud the koala has happily invited all fifty-six of her friends to her birthday party, but when the crowd arrives she feels overwhelmed and needs to be alone. Includes note to caregivers.
After entering an abandoned mall, readers must pick to play one of two games and their choices will determine if they beat the game or die.
Today is Mae's first day of school. But Mae says, I'M. NOT. GOING. With the help of Rosie and Ms. Pearl, will Mae be ready to start the day?--Book jacket.
Children have fun at school experiencing familiar classroom activities for the first time--
Yelfred and Omek are back and this time they're going to skrool in Best Frints at Skrool, the hilarious sequel to Best Frints in the Whole Universe by award-winning writer/artist Antoinette Portis.
Where, oh where, can Frank the French bulldog be? See if you can follow the clues and find the missing pup! Amateur sleuths will have loads of fun with this uniquely interactive book. Frank loves to run, play, and give slobbery kisses. (He also loves to eat cheese, but DON'T FEED HIM ANY! You've been warned.) Then he gets lost-- and it's up to readers to find him. Is he at the park? The baseball field? Filled with detective-style evidence exhibits, maps, and detailed seek-and-find pages, this engaging story entices young adventurers to discover clues that Frank leaves behind-- and eventually locate the little guy himself.--Amazon.com.
When Gideon decides that he is going to build the most spectacular sandcastle anyone has ever seen without the help of his little sister Audrey, his day at the beach becomes a lesson in sibling bonding.
Bus Driver B travels through the town where the alphabet lives, loading his bus with passengers from A to Z, including a masked R and Detective D.
Mr. Monkey bakes a cake and enters it in a contest, but nothing goes as planned.
Marvel's size-changing superstars in astonishing adventures! Meet scientist Hank Pym - and find out how he became the man in the anthill! Hank soon harnesses his shrinking prowess to become Ant-Man - joined by his partner-in-crime-fighting, Janet Van Dyne, the high-flying Wasp! And in an all-time classic, Scott Lang - Hank's successor as Ant-Man - races into action with Hawkeye against the Taskmaster! Plus, it's Ant-Man and Hulk versus the Mad Thinker, while Wasp must save Captain America from the Wendigo! Tiny foes cause Jan big trouble when invaders from the Microverse attack! And Hawkeye puts Scott Lang through his paces on Monster Island!
Scott Lang, also known as Ant-Man, grapples with the choices he has made as a superhero and as a father, while Hope Van Dyne takes up the mantle of the Wasp to solve the mysteries of the Quantum Realm.
Three short stories set in a hutong, or residential alleyway, of Beijing, China. Yu Er, her grandfather, and their eccentric neighbors and experience the magic of everyday life--
Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is an international soccer star. But he wasn't always the best. He was once a child--just like you--who dreamed of playing professional soccer. Growing up in Brazil, Neymar practiced day and night, learning from his father and his coaches. Becoming a living legend takes hard work, a never-quit attitude, and some luck, too. Come along on Neymar's journey to see how a soccer star was born--Jacket.
A nonfiction picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games --
Offers minecrafters a guide on how to create and play player-versus-player minigames in Minecraft.
Jamie is excited about making friends at a new school, but after playing with dolls and action figures, trying ballet and fixing a toy car, his classmates wonder if Jamie is a girl or a boy. Includes tips for adults.
An introduction to typographic design for children of all ages. Letters From New York encourages letter recognition, observation, spelling and design skills -- cover [page 4].
An inspiring picture book sports biography about two of the greatest female tennis players of all-time, outsiders who just happen to be sisters--~An inspiring picture book sports biography about two of the greatest female tennis players of all-time, outsiders who just happen to be sisters. Everyone knows the names Venus & Serena Williams. They've become synonymous with championships, hard work, and with shaking up the tennis world. This picture book, by an award-winning sports journalist who knows the Williams family personally, details the sisters' journey from a barely-there tennis court in Compton, CA, to becoming the #1 ranked women in the sport of tennis--
The second installment of the Wild Fairies series, Lily's Water Woes, follows wild fairy (and mermaid) Lily, who is feeling left out. While her fairy friends get to travel to beautiful beaches and lush forests, Lily is always stuck at home, unable to be away from the water for very long. Her froggy pal, Splash, tries his best to cheer her up, but Lily still wishes she could stay out late and play like the other fairies. Wanting to help their friend, the fairies come together to build an awesome surprise for Lily that just might make it easier for her to travel beyond her small pond.
What do JoJo and BowBow like to do when they're off camera and relaxing at home? Thus duo is dedicated to sparkles, bows, cupcakes, and everything cute! Never-before-seen shots of BowBow and JoJo--plus exclusive JoJo quotes--offer readers an up-close-and-personal peek into the famous pair's daily lives in Los Angeles, where stars--and doggie divas--are born. -- Back cover.
Discover the world of cats in this guide to our favorite fluffy friends. Find out what meowing and purring really mean. Then learn how to keep your pet healthy and happy with lots of cat care tips. There are more than 40 breeds to meet, from fluffy Persians to silky Bengals. Which one would you choose? -- Back cover.
Discover the world of dogs in this guide to our favorite furry friends. Find out what barking and tail wagging really mean. Then learn how to keep your pet healthy and happy with lots of dog care tips. There are more than 40 breeds to meet, from fluffy Poodles to spotted Dalmatians. Which one would you choose? -- Back cover.
Offers instructions for interactive activities, crafts, and experiments designed to supplement what young readers learn in school, including creating marshmallow constellations, a lion mosaic, and fizzing balloons.
Zak knows he's not quite like his siblings and classmates. Bright lights and big crowds send him into freak-out mode. Hugs make him uncomfortable, too. His atypical behaviors, from flapping his arms to spinning his body, seem so out of place. But for Zak, that's just how he copes. Despite some peculiar behaviors, Zak's desires and disappointments are as ordinary as any child's. He loves watches; he hates being excluded. As Zak embraces life the only way he knows how, he teaches those around him important lessons about fairness, patience, curiosity and independence.--Page  of cover.
With two levels of fairy godmother training behind her, Isabelle is actually looking forward to Level Three. But when half the trainees go on strike, regular training seems to go up in sparkles again.
Farmer Hector and his daughter Carla seek help from the monstrous chupacabra when their goats become giants and threaten the town.~El granjero Héctor y su hija Carla buscan ayuda del monstruoso chupacabras cuando sus cabras se convierten en gigantes y amenazan la ciudad.
As summer comes to an end, Mr. Peanuts helps his friend, Rosie, prepare her classroom and the school for the students' return.
Future scientist Kimmy eagerly shares information about dinosaurs during a school field trip until classmate Jake tells her girls aren't scientists, but Mr. Tiffin sets her straight.
Chub and The Arch are accused of stealing a sculpture of their school mascot and will be expelled by the strict new principal if they, aided misfit friends, old and new, cannot produce it in forty-eight hours.
When five sixth-graders accidentally summon warriors from their favorite role-playing game to Brooklyn, they are taken on a wild adventure that tests their wits and their friendships--
Relates the consequences of a stonecutter's foolish longing for power.
Ginny tries to reach and open a box using a chair, then a grappling hook, then a catapult, while the narrator suggests ways to keep her away from it.
'Neypo shong gna? Is there room for me?' a wandering monk asks the old lady who lives on the hill. The question is repeated again and again as more and more visitors arrive. The kind lady welcomes them in one by one. But how will they all fit in her tiny little house? This charming tale contains an important teaching about openness and generosity of spirit.--Page 4 of cover.
With his big brother's support, a young boy finds the courage to jump off the big rock at the lake.
Neema's Reason to Smile is the story of Neema, a young Kenyan girl who dreams of one day being able to afford to go to school. Slowly, and with great purpose, Neema makes a plan to save money in her dream basket and make her dream come true. One day, a mysterious young girl skips down the street wearing a red skirt and white shirt. Soon, she guides Neema all the way to a new school.--Publisher's website.
The summer after elementary school, daydreamer Jonas finds a doorway to another world in his grandmother's attic which leads to an adventure beyond his wildest dreams.
Leo grew up in the sea with a family of sea lions he loves. When he's reunited with his human parents, he finds he loves them, too.
A brother and sister spend an exciting day at the zoo where they find balloons, baboons, kangaroos, and more. Told entirely through illustrations and single words containing a double O.
Photographs and easy-to-read text welcome the reader to the Parker Hotel, where the bellhop is a monkey and camels swim in the pool. Includes author's note.
Two boys and a frog, a cow, and other animals jump for joy in this easy-to-read book--
On a very hot day, Min, a budding engineer, builds a machine that draws water from a well and into a swimming pool--
Spider-Man enlists the help of his super friends while chasing villains through New York.
Introduces the members of The Avengers as they prepare to go out on their next mission.
The school-wide science fair Peter Parker (a.k.a Spider-Man) has been eagerly awaiting has finally arrived! Peter has always excelled at science, and after getting the boot in a basketball game earlier that day, he could use a little pick-me-up. So imagine Peter's surprise and dismay when basketball great and all-around-bully Flash Thompson shows up with a totally awesome project! But when the science fair is put in jeopardy thanks to the antics of one Doc Ock, Peter will need to team up with fellow bugz' Ant-Man and the Wasp to save the fair and the people in it- even if it means someone else walking away with the prize. Great things-and even bigger surprises-come in tiny packages in this third installment in Marvel's Super Hero Adventures early chapter book series.--from Amazon.com website.
Max was the boy who could make everyone laugh. Now he's become the un-funny kid right when he's trying to win the town talent quest!
When Mr. Will, the local ice cream man, brings treats to the students at Ella Mentry School, Dr. Carbies will stop at nothing to ensure no one breaks his latest rule banning desserts.
Darling and her friends locate Queen Candace's wedding slippers, which Princess Mariposa wants to wear on her own wedding day, unaware that they are laced with magic.
Milo and Lina Graf have located the mysterious Wild Space planet where their parents are being held. They must infiltrate a secret base to free them. With an entire legion of Imperial troops to contend with, can the children at last succeed in the rescue?
Did you ever wish everyone would go away and leave you alone, and then, change your mind? -- p.4 of cover.
From boulders to bee hives, from mountains to coral, Bronwyn Bancroft explores the shapes that form our land.
Introduces flowers, describing the different types, life cycle, pollination, blooming seasons, and requirements for planting and caring for a flower garden.
An introduction to the physics of light for young readers, with an overview of photons, transparency, the electromagnetic spectrum, and the mechanics of reflection--
Presents a treasury of facts and trivia about animals, including dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles.
Presents a treasury of facts and trivia about dinosaurs and other extinct animals.
Exiled from her pack, Storm, who feels more lost than ever, searches for the two dogs that will never give up on her, Arrow and his mate Bella.
This partly true, partly fictitious book from the wonderfully wacky mind of Swedish illustrator Carl Johanson is a fantastic collection of planes and other zany forms of air transportation. From fighter jets, hot air balloons and hang gliders, to flying arks, abstract rockets and carrot planes, All Kinds of Planes is a playful mix of existing and imaginary that can be enjoyed by both children and adults.--Provided by publisher.
When a Princess learns from her Fairy Godmother that she is in last place in a car race against such fairy tale notables as Humpty Dumpty, the Three Bears, and Rumpelstiltskin, she boldly rebuffs defeat and steps on the gas.
When three children, Jesse, Jason, and Emma, are confronted with new classmates from different ethnic backgrounds, they strive to overcome their initial reactions, and to understand, accept, and welcome Maria, Jin, and Fatima.
The mighty Avengers must stop the mad titan Thanos from obtaining all six Infinity Stones and gaining the power to rule the universe.
Manny and his friend Gertie join forces to clean up their local park--because every superhero needs a planet worth saving--
When Steve befriends David, the new kid at school, he tells David to do what he does, but his plan backfires when David begins copying everything, from Steve's clothes to his lunch.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce a school where diversity is celebrated and songs, stories, and talents are shared.
The arrival of a mysterious alien ship prompts panic in a small town, until a young boy's discovery changes everything.
When a family finds a walrus in the bathtub of their new house, it's the worst thing ever--or is it?--
Sterling the dog has always wanted a home. But no home has ever wanted him. So when Sterling sees a sign on the side of the Butlery Cutlery Company advertising free shipping to homes around the world, he is determined to become the most terrific fork ever! For what home doesn't need flatware? Sterling is delivered on time and undamaged to the Gilbert family's front door. He is not, however, what they ordered ... But he may be exactly what they need. Here is a humorous, heart-tugging picture book about finding a family who wants you just as you are. -- Dust jacket.
After working and studying hard for a presentation on dinosaur extinction, Gregory, who is usually tongue-tied and insecure, wakes to find he has turned into a dinosaur. Includes author's note about facing change.
Beyond the dam lies certain death--this is something every citizen of Sunrise Valley knows well. Yet, when a poisonous black tidal wave carries Pig, Fox, and Hippo over the dam and into the wastelands, they don't find death. Instead they find bustling cities, each with their own dams. Pig can't help but wonder, who is the mysterious dam keeper behind it all? But he doesn't have time to unravel this mystery. The wave of deadly black fog will return to Sunrise Valley in four days, and its dam can't withstand another assault. In a stolen truck and with a deranged lizard leading the way, Pig and his friends are in a race against the clock. but can they reach home in time?--Amazon.
With Team Plasma up to their old sinister tricks, a young inspector for the International Police arrives to stop the group from controlling other people's Pokémon with technology.
When their over-the-top ideas expand their amazing treehouse to include a giant submarine sandwich shop and a human pinball machine, Andy and Terry find themselves babysitting Mr. Big Nose's three troublesome grandkids.
Elliot and Uchenna join Professor Fauna on another adventure--a trip to the Basque country where they have to save a herensuge from the billionaire Schmoke Brothers--
Has Princess Twilight Sparkle met her match in Starlight Glimmer, who has obtained a spell that could change the past, present, and future of Equestria?! It's a time-hopping, spell-chasing race to show just how strong the magic of friendship can really be--
In the late 1800s, a twelve-year-old nightspirit living in the Great Smoky Mountains despairs as homesteaders destroy her forest habitat, until a chance encounter with a day-folk man changes everything she thought she knew about her people--and their greatest enemy.
Collects short comics featuring the citizens of the Land of Ooo.
When Freddie gets a job at the circus to help his family financially, he is surprised--and frightened--to learn he will be the understudy for some of the acts.
Thirteen-year-old chef Lailu must uncover the truth behind a murder before the elves and the scientists of Twin Rivers declare war on each other--
In 1948, Nikko Spirakis, twelve, loves baseball but must get past his hard-working immigrant parents--and the rhino in the outfield--to become a batboy for the local minor league team.
When Cricket's Aunt Belinda accidentally forgets her in the grocery store, Cricket decides to run away once and for all. But Cricket has to stay close by because even though her mama hasn't been in touch since she disappeared, she'll surely come back. And Cricket has to be there when she does. Because she needs answers--
At Lu Olivera's school the white kids and black kids sit on different sides of the classroom while Lu just wants to get along with everyone, but growing racial tensions will not let Lu stay neutral about the racial divide in school.
Z is for Zora: An Alphabet Book of Notable Writers from Around the World offers readers the possibility to explore and learn more about the who's who of literary excellence. Each letter of the alphabet is devoted to a writer who has contributed a great deal to literature arts, and a glossary with a brief description about each author can be found at the end of the book.