Many dogs are waiting to find a new home. Find out how one lucky dog named Guy got to make his new home in a royal palace!--
Autistic and nearly nonverbal, twelve-year-old Nova is happy in her new foster home and school, but eagerly anticipates the 1986 Challenger launch, for which her sister, Bridget, promised to return.
Nelly and her beagle Bagel set out on a tour of their home, New York City, in search of the Big Apple.
When his neighbors give a variety of answers to the question What is a good day? Daniel writes a poem about the everyday activities that give them joy.
Magdalys Roca and her friends from the Colored Orphan Asylum are heading southwest on the back of Stella, the giant pteranodon, to find Montez, her brother, wounded during the siege of Vicksburg; now they are heading into the heart of the fighting, depending on Magdalys' ability to communicate telepathically with dinosaurs--but one of the companions is not quite what she seems, and Magdalys's talent could make her a target for both sides.
Theodore Boone is back on the case in an all-new adventure! Bestselling author John Grisham delivers a page-turning legal thriller for a new generation of readers. Theo has been worried about his good friend Woody Lambert. Woody is struggling at school and making bad choices. But when Woody is arrested--an unwitting accomplice to armed robbery -- Theo knows he is innocent. Racing the clock while Woody sits in jail, Theo will do everything in his power to help his friend and save Woody from an unforgiving system where justice is not equal for all. Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a #1 international bestseller and undisputed master of the modern legal thriller, Theodore Boone's trials and triumphs will keep readers hooked until the very last page.~When his best friend Woody is arrested--an unwitting accomplice to a robbery--Theodore Boone must work to prove his innocence--
Invites young readers to follow along as Puppy tries to build a bed for himself using different-shaped blocks.
Izzy gets sucked into the world of her new video game, where a robot named Rae tells her she is destined to save Dungeon City from the Big Boss.
Jada Sly, artist and spy with a flair for all things French, is on a mission to find her missing mom, who she believes was also a spy--
Between his friend Bear's snoring and annoying neighbors, Rabbit cannot find any peace and quiet, but perhaps Bear can give Rabbit a new perspective.
Naturally quiet since birth, Mina and her stormbeast, Pixit, lead others like themselves in defying authority and attempting to spread the truth that Alorria's idyllic weather comes at a steep cost.
A little girl's daddy steps in to help her arrange her curly, coiling, wild hair into styles that allow her to be her natural, beautiful self.
When a deadly disease breaks out, it is up to Anthea and her friends in the Horse Brigade to transport medicine throughout the kingdom while avoiding Anthea's evil mother and uncovering a powerful secret.
From a very young age, Sue Hendrickson was meant to find things: lost coins, perfume bottles, even hidden treasure. Her endless curiosity eventually led to her career in diving and paleontology, where she would continue to find things big and small. In 1990, at a dig in South Dakota, Sue made her biggest discovery to date: Sue the T. rex, the largest and most complete T. rex skeleton ever unearthed. Named in Sue's honor, Sue the T. rex would be placed on permanent exhibition at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. Finder! inspires readers to take a closer look at the world around them and to never lose their brave, adventurous spirits--
The Pteranodon family takes a trip on the Dinosaur Train deep inside the Earth, where they explore the rocks and wildlife they find there.
Little Duck celebrates his first birthday with the other animals on the farm by copying their examples, from shearing off all his feathers to taking a mudbath, before enjoying Farmer Brown's yummy frosted maple cake.
It was only a few weeks ago that the Biedermann twins, Tess and Theo, along with their friend Jaime Cruz, followed the secrets of the Morningstarrs' cipher further than anyone had in its century-and-a-half history -- and destroyed their beloved home in the process. But the Old York Cipher still isn't solved. The demolition of 354 W. 73rd Street only revealed the next clue in the greatest mystery of the modern world, and if Tess, Theo, and Jaime want to discover what lies at the end of the puzzle laid into the buildings of New York by its brilliant, enigmatic architects, they will need to press on. But doing so could prove even more dangerous than they know. It is clear that the Morningstarr twins marshaled all the strange technology they had spent their lives creating in the construction of the Cipher, and that technology has its own plans for those who pursue it. It's also clear that Tess, Theo, and Jaime are not the only ones on the trail of the treasure. As enemies both known and unknown close in on them from all sides and the very foundations of the city seem to crumble around them, they will have to ask themselves how far they will go to change the unchangeable -- and whether the price of knowing the secrets of the Morningstarrs is one they are willing to pay.
Do cubs Stellan and Jytte have what it takes to become the leaders of the resistance? Or will the polar bears be left on their own to battle the greatest enemy Ga'Hoole has ever known?--
Woody goes on a mission to save Bonnie's newest toy--Forky, a toy she created using a fork.
When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her. But as the sun sets purple-blue-gold behind Daisy Ramona and her papi, she knows that the love she feels will always be there. With vivid illustrations and text bursting with heart, My Papi Has a Motorcycle is a young girl's love letter to her hardworking dad and to memories of home that we hold close in the midst of change.--
Eight-year-old aspiring magician Oliver and his rabbit sidekick Benny must solve a mysterious robbery to save their act--
Abner the duck and Ian the prairie dog are stuck sideways on the book's pages, and they will need the reader's help to set things right for storytime.--
After a family emergency sends twelve-year-old Will and five-year-old Jamie to Scotland, a magic eye book takes them and their cousin Nan on a journey through their family's violent history.
Oddonis may be the son of Zeus, but he's a little bit odd for a god. He's so odd, in fact, he's not sure if he has any powers at all. And if that isn't enough, his twin brother Adonis is the most popular, most athletic, and most otherworldly handsome god of them all. Oddonis's future at Mount Olympus Middle isn't looking bright, especially when he makes the last-minute decision to run against Adonis to be class president. With the help of his friends Mathena (goddess of math and poultry), Germes (god of all things sniffling and snotty), Puneous (the smallest god of them all), and Gaseous (enough said?), Oddonis is determined to win the race, prove that his friends are as good as any Greek god, and maybe, just maybe, find out what his true powers really are.--Amazon.
I could see the big inside of my Sam-Sam. I had been training him for 252 days with mini tennis balls and pieces of bacon, just to prove to Dad and Mom and Aunt Gus and the whole world that a tiny, fluffy dog could do big things if he wanted to. I think my little dog always knew he could be a hero. I just wonder if he knew about me. When the cops show up at Jesse's house and arrest her dad, she figures out in a hurry that he's the #1 suspect in the missing library fund money case. With the help of her (first and only) friend Springer, she rounds up suspects (leading to a nasty confrontation with three notorious school bullies) and asks a lot of questions. But she can't shake the feeling that she isn't exactly cut out for being a crime-solving hero. Jesse has a neuro-processing disorder, which means that she's on the spectrum or whatever. As she explains it, I get stuck on lots of stuff, like words and phrases and numbers and smells and pictures and song lines and what time stuff is supposed to happen. But when a tornado strikes her small town, Jesse is given the opportunity to show what she's really made of -- and help her dad. Told with the true-as-life voice Susan Vaught is known for, this mystery will have you rooting for Jesse and her trusty Pomeranian, Sam-Sam.
Two children looking up at the night sky wonder what kind of creatures and planets exist in other parts of the universe.
Nonfiction picture book of the history of women's participation in sports around the world. Briefly explains the legal battle to pass Title IX for women's equality and ongoing challenges to equal treatment for girls.
A boy named Thomas finds pieces of sea glass on the beach and dreams of where they came from.
Woody's new kid, Bonnie, creates Forky out of some art supplies, and to the surprise of the toys, Forky came to life. When Forky runs away, Woody goes after him and along the way meets up with an old friend.
Two young Ojibwe brothers, Niigaanii and Bineshiinh, look to the stars and spin stories, some inspired by Uncle and some of their own making, as they remember their grandmother.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text celebrate babies as they play, make trouble, think, and nap.
A wordless picture book in which a fisherman finds a whale caught in fishing nets and sets it free. Includes author's note about the environmental impact of contemporary commercial fishing practices.
In this version of the classic tale, a girl climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where she uses her quick wits to outsmart a giant and make her and her mother's fortune.
There's something fishy going on in Cranefish Town, and it's up to Aang, Katara, Sokka, and Toph to find out what, before the simmering conflict between benders and non-benders boils over into all-out war. But danger lurks where they least expect it, and uncovering the truth will reveal a threat unlike any they've ever faced--and a fateful choice for Aang he can never unmake!--Amazon.
As a little boy gets ready for bed, the sounds of a wild storm echo around him, lulling him to sleep. From the crash of thunder to the pitter-patter of raindrops to the beat of passing cars, the music of the city creates a cozy bedtime soundtrack--
Every year, I stay in the same cabin at the beach with my family, and every year Chicken Smith's here too, with his Dad and his dog, Jelly. But this year, something's different. As we hang on the words of the narrator, we learn of the legendary Chicken Smith and the beachside town that has been the backdrop to their school-holiday adventures for years. But will Chicken Smith turn up this year? Or will a friendship of a different kind blossom. A story about childhood friendship, the inevitability of change and the magic of anticipation.
Perfect for beginning and young readers, National Geographic Pre-readers include simple, expert-vetted text and large, engaging photos on every page. A vocabulary tree at the beginning of the book introduces kids to key words in concept groups, helping kids make connections between words. Plus, a wrap-up activity gives kids a chance to use what they've learned, while expanding their understanding of the world. --Publisher
Sometimes life isn't a piece of cake... When Jingwen moves to a new country, he feels like he's landed on Mars. School is torture, making friends is impossible since he doesn't speak English, and he's often stuck looking after his (extremely irritating) little brother, Yanghao. To distract himself from the loneliness, Jingwen daydreams about making all the cakes on the menu of Pie in the Sky, the bakery his father had planned to open before he unexpectedly passed away. The only problem is his mother has laid down one major rule: the brothers are not to use the oven while she's at work. As Jingwen and Yanghao bake elaborate cakes, they'll have to cook up elaborate excuses to keep the cake making a secret from Mama. --
A boy and a mouse trek to the top of a volcano, taking in soaring trees, lunar landscapes and snow capped peaks, then return to the ancient city at the bottom--
Juana's life is just about perfect. She lives in the beautiful city of Bogotá with her two most favorite people in the world: her mami and her dog, Lucas. Lately, though, things have become a little less perfect. Mami has a new hairdo and a new amigo named Luis with whom she has been spending a LOT of time. He is kind and teaches Juana about things like photography and jazz music, but sometimes Juana can't help wishing things would go back to the way they were before. When Mami announces that she and Luis are getting married and that they will all be moving to a new casa, Juana is quite distraught. Lucky for her, though, some things will never change -- like how much Mami loves her.--Amazon.com.
Daisy Ramona takes a trip around the neighborhood with her father on his motorcycle and sees familiar people and places but also a community that is rapidly changing around her.
Wilma was born into a family with 22 brothers and sisters, in the segregated South. She contracted polio in her early years and her doctors said she would never walk again. But Wilma persisted with treatment, and she recovered her strength by the age of 12. At school, Wilma showed a talent for basketball and sprinting, earning the nickname Skeeter (mosquito) as she ran so fast. Wilma was in college when she went to the 1960 Olympics. She not only won gold in sprint events, but also broke world records with her sprinting skill. She had beaten polio to become an Olympic champion. She is a huge inspiration to many women in sports around the world. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the athlete's life--Amazon.
Twelve-year-old Hanako and her family, reeling from their confinement in an internment camp, renounce their American citizenship to move to Hiroshima, a city devastated by the atomic bomb dropped by Americans.
Little Dolly grew up in Tennessee in a family as poor as dirt. She started performing at an early age, singing on local radio and television. After graduating high school, she moved to Nashville to pursue her singing dreams. Her managers wanted her to sing pop, but she followed her heart to sing and write country songs. Her heart was right--Dolly became a musical superstar, but she never forgot where she came from. She now uses her wealth to give back to people, children, and animals in need. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the singer's life.--Amazon.
A collection of poems celebrates growing up, from learning new skills and going new places to holding a new sibling and getting big-kid teeth.
A young boy and his family celebrate his favorite day, Independence Day, by seeing a parade, having a picnic, watching a talent show, and enjoying fireworks.
Oscar the Grouch shares all of his grouchy secrets on being a grouch!--Amazon.
Just before starting sixth grade in New York City, a stranger gives Arcade Livingston a necklace that sends him and whoever he is with on wild adventures.
A flock of lambs mishears the word landslide as lambslide and begins a campaign to have one built for them on the farm.
An interactive picture-book story features a little mouse host who invites readers to help prepare for a visit from an unlikely tiger friend.
Against the wishes of his mortician mother, Hadorah, twelve-year-old Walter and classmate Cordelia take a hearse on a road trip to meet legendary inventor Flasterhorn, who once mentored Walter's long-dead father.--
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text explore the nature of connection and relationships.
A graphic novel adaptation of the tale of Randall, a young servant who eats a forbidden food, gains the ability to understand animals' speech, and attains great rewards.
Flick's dog, Benson, is a very good boy. He waits for her at home and he never chases anything . . . or so Flick thinks. One day, when Flick leaves for school, Benson chases a cat into the back garden, over the fence, and into the park, where he pursues a squirrel. A ball catches his eye and he follows it into the pond--and then he runs, dripping wet, through the middle of a picnic lunch, stealing a sausage. As the picnickers shout, Go home, Benson!, he races back across town, darting through the back door just as Flick arrives home from school. Have you been a good boy, Benson? Did you stay? Flick asks. Only the reader really knows what Benson has been doing all day--Publisher.
A heartwarming sea otter rescue story. Washed ashore alone, a tiny sea otter pup needs help! Soon, a rescuer is there, to take her in and keep her warm and fed. The pup faces challenges in her new life without her sea otter family. But with the love and care of her rescuer, she flourishes in her new home. Inspired by a true story, this is a heartwarming and hopeful tale about family and love.--Amazon.
Pug dad Diego fills many roles in his puppies' lives, from comforter to example-setter.
Throughout the animal kingdom and within snug houses, fathers express love for their children in their own unique ways. Includes facts about the animals featured.
All moms are amazing, and the mom in this story is no exception. She doesn't wear a cape or fly around, but she runs for the bus so fast it feels like flying; uses her superstrength to carry her daughter's boots, coat, bag, and scooter; and can make bumps and bruises better with just a kiss. Maybe moms really do have superpowers!
A little racoon recounts the wonderful times he has growing up with his father.~A young raccoon dreams of growing up to be just like his dad, who can climb to the top of the tallest mountain and is brave enough to deal with scary monsters, but also knows how to have fun like a little kid.
A young girl enjoys taking care of her father through a day of ordinary activities, and encouraging him to be anything he wants when he grows up--as long as she can be part of it.
A father tells his child about his love, fear, and joy in being her parent.
A couple celebrates their new roles as parents by spending the first days of their baby's life alone in their home, where a new dynamic of cuddling, connecting, and learning unfolds.
Through the changing seasons, a couple waits for their baby while the animals in the forest and ocean near their home welcome their own young. The rhyming text describes the parents' emotions and dreams as they wait to welcome their new baby and tells the child, as it grows, how much they were loved and wanted even before they were born.--
When Ma Peachey resigned from being a mother to take up yoga instead, the rest of the family took up being in crisis: no one cooked dinner, no one picked up the dirty laundry, and the children were always late for school. Ma might be off finding inner peace, but Pa Peachey, Ava, and Ollie are falling apart! Only almost-nine-year-old Betty is wise enough to know that the family needs to be rescued. Enter McTavish - a rescue dog on a mission to rescue his brand-new family. A very good plan is needed to get the Peacheys back on track. But if anyone can do it, McTavish can. After all - McTavish is a very good dog.
This time a strange flashing cube from the magic suitcase sends them to a nearby city, Hadenstown, in the future, and they find themselves surrounded by flying cars, tall glass buildings, and robots; but Randall is also there, and the two children must scramble to figure out just what the mysterious cube is and get it back where it belongs--and their quest brings Chase face-to-face with his future self, Professor Teslar.
It has been several months since monsters last plagued the town of Stermont, and frankly Alexander Bopp (leader of the Super Secret Monster Patrol) is bored, and misses his friends Rip (immersed in video games) and Nikki (soccer camp), so when his father signs him up for a summer maker program at the library he is happy to go--but soon he starts finding weird old-timey objects, and monster trading cards, and it starts to look like maybe monsters are back in Stermont.
The PJ Masks must stop Night Ninja from stealing a magical ring hidden at the top of Mystery Mountain. Working together is the heroes' best option to stop Night Ninja from getting the ring and gaining more power. But is Catboy too busy racing ahead to help his friends?
There are so many many things to discover in every season of the year! Hidden in Philip Giordano's detailed and lavish scenes are many creatures, plants, and things that are iconic elements of each season, just waiting to be uncovered by young children. Get ready to turn the wheels, seek, and find!--Back cover.
An introduction to the alphabet that features make-believe animals, including the Anonymouse, Kangarude, and Rocktopus.
After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome; while Owl investigates the strange noises he hears as he settles in for bedtime.
When Jake, the best athlete in his class, breaks his leg just before the Color Day contest, he contributes by coaching his teammates and baking them cupcakes. Includes tips about baking.
A little rhino charges around his house and school. Everyone reminds him to be more careful, but his clumsiness continues. Will he remember to be gentle when it's most important?
Forky, a toy created by Bonnie, gets new friends at Bonnie's school when the teacher announces that all the kids will be making craft buddies.
How do you picture the sky?--
In this DC Comics picture book, the heroic adventures of the Justice League mirror the extraordinary lives of real-life children and their diverse families. With bold illustrations and poetic text, this story makes all families--no matter how big or how small--feel out of this world!--Jacket.
A brother and sister spend a spring day planting a garden.
Grumpy Cat is about to have the most unhappy birthday ever--and that's just the way she likes it! The world-famous feline stars in this hilarious leveled reader, with all-new full-color illustrations. Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.
A Level 2 Ready-to-Read about careers in the video game industry (video game writer, video game animator, video game programmer)--
Playful text and cozy illustrations explore the unavoidable stages of dealing with a cold.--
When Danny and the dinosaur go on a class trip to the big city, they marvel at the skyscrapers, subway, and a carousel.
Disney/Pixar's Toy Story 4 opens a new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the Toy Story gang! Toy friends are the best friends!
When Flat Stanley and his friends accidentally disturb a beehive, Flat Stanley tries to figure out how he can save everyone before the bees get them.
Where, oh where, could Bessie be? When Bessie hears the farmer counting his cows, she thinks he's starting a game of hide-and-seek. She hurries off to hide, determined to be the winner--but she's the only one playing! When her hiding spot walks away, she follows it...right off the farm! Ready or not, here comes the farmer! Will Bessie find the perfect place to hide?
School's out, and Splat can't wait to visit the waterpark, but first he needs make some money-selling lemonade! Splat opens a lemonade stand to make enough money to buy a ticket to the Super Jump Water Park. But when Spike opens another lemonade stand right across the street, Splat is in for some friendly competition. He's going to have to think fast to beat his rival!
When Pinkalicious goes fishing with Peter, she wants to catch the pinkest fish in the sea, but what they catch is definitely not pinkapretty, though it may turn out to be even better.
Felix brings the same lunch to school every day: sprouts on buttered oat bread. He will also eat pasta with butter. And he loves macaroni and cheese. No need to try anything new. Then, on the night of Fiona's half-birthday celebration, Felix finds himself in a pickle. Will he leave the restaurant hungry, or can Fiona finally persuade him to widen his food horizons? -- jacket.
In this introduction to the concept of earning money, an exuberant bunny learns that fame and fortune must be earned--
Nerdy babies explore what makes the moon, the sun, and all the planets unique on a trip around our solar system.
Two dogs--one big, and one little--approach the same outdoor adventure in very different ways--
Who wouldn't want to be just like mommy, when she is loving and silly, creative and practical? She also knows how to have fun, and even if she messes up, it's never a big deal. Mum can deal with any situation, turning disaster into joy, and tears into laughter.
Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text follow a construction worker and her crew through a day of drilling, digging, crawling, and clanging.
Under a burning sun on the dry grassland, animals ranging from a tiny field mouse to a large elephant fight over bit of shade until they learn a better way.
Every spring, birds small enough to fit in the palm of your hand fly two thousand miles north to lay their eggs. This is the story of one tiny hummingbird's amazing journey.
A hungry but finicky king wants Wobbly Bob as his new cook, but must pitch in to do everything the cook is afraid to do, from fishing to frying.
Although she does not want to leave her mother's warm bed, Annie decides to visit the store under her bed, run by a little white goat, and meets fellow shoppers along the way. Includes notes about the original folk song.
Do you love dolphins and the ocean? Then you could be a marine biologist, an aquatic veterinarian, or an underwater filmmaker! Learn about these careers and more in this book that includes a glossary and backmatter section of even more cool jobs for kids who like dolphins and other marine life!
As the seasons turn, Maisie rides her bull in and out of Dada's tall tales. Her Mama wears linen and plays the viola. Her Dada wears kente cloth and plays the marimba. They come from different places, but they hug her in the same way. And most of all, they love her just the same. A joyful celebration of a mixed-race family and the love that binds us all together.--
When Wally and the puppy pirates receive a cry for help from fellow sailors, they rush to help them--even though it means going into the Bermuda Triangle.
It all started with water. But how did one river make such a deep canyon? Read on and find out.--Jacket.
An introduction to Yellowstone National Park describes the landscape and animals found there and explains how people came to use natural means to tend the world's first national park.
Read along and lift the flaps to see how a host of characters from Disney and Pixar stories work together.
Endling: The First is the second book in an epic middle grade animal fantasy series by Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The One and Only Ivan, Wishtree, and Crenshaw! To learn if she truly is the last dairne in the world--the endling--Byx and her friends must travel into the snow-covered mountains of the country of Dreyland, where they hope to uncover the truth behind the legend of a hidden dairne colony. But the threat of war across the lands continues to grow with each passing day. As the group confronts untold dangers at every turn, they will ultimately uncover a treacherous plot that involves the other powerful governing species. With both her dreams and all the creatures of Nedarra on the brink of extinction, Byx and her friends are determined to never give up hope. Soon they find themselves the unlikely leaders in a simmering rebellion that risks everything they hold dear. Byx may be the last of her kind, but will she also be the first to lead the revolution? In this sequel to the New York Times bestselling first book--which received four starred reviews--Katherine Applegate once again delivers an action-packed middle grade fantasy with a unique setting, enthralling characters, and gripping adventure that is perfect for fans of Rick Riordan, Brian Jacques, and Tui T. Sutherland.--Publisher's description.
Introduces the toys and characters of the film Toy story 4 and provides some details of the plot.
Kiwi sees a rope. He wants to pull it, but he cannot reach! What will happen next? Beginning readers can help Kiwi by turning the pages, shaking the book, and more in this interactive story--
Thirteen-year-old daydreamer Joey Kopecky discovers magic as he is caught in an epic battle between two powerful, ancient orders in an alternate New York City.
Jaclyn Hyde is almost perfect. Whether she's baking cookies for her classmates, building a replica Mt. Vesuvius for the science fair, or practicing her lines for Fog Island: The Musical, she almost never makes mistakes. But when she discovers the last batch of perfection potion in an abandoned laboratory, Jaclyn decides that being almost perfect isn't perfect enough anymore. But instead she finds out that trying to be perfectly perfect isn't all it's cracked up to be. In fact, it's downright horrifying. The potion turns Jaclyn into Jackie, a goblin-like monster who'll do anything to make sure Jaclyn comes out on top. Suddenly, she's wreaking havoc on the school play, stealing someone else's brownies to pass off as her own, and even destroying someone's painting to get herself crowned Artist of the Week. And that's just the beginning. Jackie will stop at nothing to make sure everyone knows just how perfect Jaclyn really is. So now, if Jaclyn wants to save her school, her friends, and herself from her perfectly horrifying alter-ego, she's going to have to screw up her courage and risk it all -- even if that means admitting that she never was as perfect as she seemed.
Truff is the ghost of a young boar, fueled by fury towards the hunter who shot her down. She has a lot to learn about her new afterlife, and thankfully the forest spirits Claude and Stanley are there to guide her! However, they soon find that her parents, along with their fellow animal villagers, have been kidnapped by the malicious mountain demon Mava! Truff wants to help, but... the hunter is finally within her grasp, and if she lets him go, she may never get her revenge! Is vengeance all that being a ghost is good for? Or is there something stronger keeping this little pig tethered to the living world?--Page  of cover.
When life revolves around stressed-out parents and ER visits for his special needs little brother Jake, eleven-year-old Ethan escapes to a world of top hats, trick decks, and magic wands. When he hears of a junior magic competition where the top prize is to meet and perform with his hero, Magnus the Magnificent, Ethan is determined to do whatever he needs to get there--and to win. His dedication and hard work pay off, and he makes it to the top five finalists: his dream really could come true! Then Jake falls dangerously ill and Ethan's hopes and plans are in jeopardy. As he searches for any sort of magic that might save Jake, Ethan learns what is truly important...and what real magic is.--
A photographic picture book providing a comprehensive overview of topics linked to summer.--
Book-It Bunny challenges the reader to reach the end of the book before she does.
View a mother through the eyes of her son as they play, cook, and imagine together.
Today is the school book fair, which is very exciting for Polly Diamond, who loves books and writing, and who possesses a magic book which turns anything she writes into reality--but she also has to be careful because sometimes her book, Spell, does not quite understand a word and misinterpretations can be catastrophic.
Asha travels with her parents from America to India to mourn her grandmother's passing. Asha's grief and anger are compounded by the empty yellow suitcase usually reserved for gifts to and from Grandma. What memories will Asha's yellow suitcase hold now that grandmother is gone?--
Gia and her father's camping trip is nearly ruined by his forgetfulness, but her sewing skills help to save the day.
When Arun and Keya find a beehive that is caving in, they ask their neighbor, Dr. Chen, who is a beekeeper, for help.
When Mia wins a one-of-a-kind dolphin statue at the fair, her twin brother Mason wants it for his collection.
Twelve-year-old Sarah is finally in charge. At last, she can spend her summer months reading her favorite science books and bossing around her younger brother, Ellis, instead of being worked to the bone by their overly strict grandmother, Mrs. Greene. But when their cousin, Janie arrives for a visit, Sarah's plans are completely squashed. Janie has a knack for getting into trouble and asks Sarah to take her to Creek Church: a landmark of their small town that she heard was haunted. It's also off-limits. Janie's sticky fingers lead Sarah, Ellis and his best friend, Jasper, to uncover a deep-seated part of the town's past. With a bit of luck, this foursome will heal the place they call home and the people within it they call family.
To win Mr. Lemoncello's new television game show, Kyle and his team have to break out of their comfort zone and walk a mile in other characters' shoes and figure out how to unlock a series of locks and break out of the game before their competition!--
Toby, an unusually calm beagle puppy, finds his purpose when Mona and her mother adopt him and teach him to be a therapy dog at a nursing home.
The year is 1781 and George Washington is commanding thousands of troops in Yorktown, Virginia, on the brink of the most important battle of the war. You are James Armistead, a brave and literate enslaved person in Virginia. Marquis de Lafayette, one of Washington s key officers, approaches you with the most critical choice of your life: do you join the Revolutionary army as a top secret spy or find freedom on your own terms? As a spy for the revolution, you might change the course of history, but whose liberty will you really be fighting for?--Amazon.
Oona, Jax Amboy, and An Tzu must light the beacon on Moon Yatta and stop the evil force that threatens to rule the 5 worlds--
Rion Kwirk comes from a rather odd family. His mother named him and his sisters after her favorite constellations, and his father makes funky-flavored jellybeans for a living. One sister acts as if she's always on stage, and the other is a walking dictionary. But no one in the family is more odd than Rion's grandfather, Papa Kwirk. He's the kind of guy who shows up on his motorcycle only on holidays handing out crossbows and stuffed squirrels as presents. Rion has always been fascinated by Papa Kwirk, especially as his son, Rion's father, is the complete opposite. Where Dad is predictable, nerdy, and reassuringly boring, Papa Kwirk is mysterious, dangerous, and cool. Which is why, when Rion and his family learn of Papa Kwirk's death and pile into the car to attend his funeral and pay their respects, Rion can't help but feel that that's not the end of his story. That there's so much more to Papa Kwirk to discover. He doesn't know how right he is.--
A young wolf cub, separated from his pack, journeys 1000 miles across the Pacific Northwest, dealing with forest fires, hunters, highways, and hunger before finding a new home. Based on the true story of a wolf called OR-7--
With the false leader destroyed, the animals of Bravelands are searching for the true Great Parent, but a mysterious new menace is threatening their lives.
Can the friendship of best friends Harold and Hog, a carefree elephant and a careful hog, survive a game of pretending to be Mo Willems's Elephant and Piggie?
The year is 1915, and YOU are young Margaretha Zelle, a world-famous dancer from the Netherlands. You have just arrived in Bali, Indonesia with your dance troupe when your best friend Althea goes missing. As a master of tongues and disguises, who better to save her? Your trek through the mysterious Balinese jungle might lead you to a top secret spy school, but if you leave now, you will miss your chance to audition for the performance of a lifetime.--Amazon.
Heidi discovers that helping to clean up can be fun, so she brings her community together to make the neglected Trash Park beautiful again.
Learning disabilities make school painful for Annabelle, thirteen, but a summer of swimming with the high school team is fantastic until a prank goes wrong, spoiling everything.
A wordless picture book that shows what the figures on road signs do when no one is around to see them.
It's the end of the world! Let your imagination run wild and see if you have what it takes to survive the monster-zombie apocalypse in this interactive guided journal. Includes the fully complete bestiary.--Back cover.
Follow a sad little fact who is locked away for telling the truth. In its underground prison, it meets other facts, all hidden away because they could not lie. Finally, with the help of a few skillful fact-finders, the facts are set free--
Eleven-year-old bird watcher Ben must defy his brother to save their father after the glass plague sweeps through their town and a voice on the radio demands the simultaneous shattering of all plague victims.--
A small dog named Baked Potato is lost and searching for his lady owner, but neither the grumpy dog or the fox are helpful, and his strange name creates confusion--until owl explains that, whatever he is called, he is really a dog.
When Bonnie's newest toy--Forky, which she made out of a fork--comes to life, Woody, Buzz, and the other toys have to convince him that he is just as important to Bonnie as they are.
Presents an adaptation of the Itsy Bitsy Spider, in which Pete and his friends know just how to help the spider succeed.
Delsie loves tracking the weather, living with her grandmother, and the support of friends and neighbors, but misses having a regular family, especially after her best friend outgrows her.
Henri has an urgent mission from a top French Resistance agent in the fight against the Nazis--and the agent also happens to be his mom. He has to deliver a secret map to another town before the German soldiers can catch him. But on his way, he encounters Ace, an American paratrooper dog who's landed far away from the beaches of Normandy, and Elle, a war orphan who needs his help. Ace needs to get back to the frontlines so he can protect his handler, and helping would put Henri way off track. But then they're captured by enemy troops. Ace, Elle, and Henri have to learn to trust each other--and their unlikely allies--so they can escape in time to help the Allied forces in their historic invasion. Told from the alternating perspectives of Ace and Henri, this action-packed adventure is inspired by the stories of the real paradogs of WWII and the brave members of the French Resistance.-- Amazon.com.
Lottie secretly knows there is a shark in the pool waiting to eat her, until her new walrus friend, Walter, helps her to conquer her fear.
At the end of seventh grade Jaime and Maya's friendship is tested when their priorities are divided.
Eleven-year-old Maurice must beg for change in order to eat, but when Laura stops to help, they begin a years-long friendship that gives each a new perspective and hope. Includes a list of agencies that help children in need and suggested acts of kindness.
Brilliant and ambitious Science Ninja Eureka Fermi wedges, ramps, and wheels her way through Julie Joules' lost laboratory in search of the Nova Battery - an abandoned prototype that could revolutionize energy. Should be easy - especially if she pulls in her super-powered, genetically-modified pals Carlos and Mei. But a blown curfew, screwy obstacles, and an army of apologetic robots leaves the trio desperate, overleveraged and definitely in Big Trouble! Learn the physics fundamentals and essentials of engineering like force, work, and mechanical advantage! Includes an appendix of easy-to-do experiments. -- From back cover.
Shy twelve-year-old bookworm Lindsay, future superhero, spends a summer with her cousin/nemesis Phoebe learning BMX tricks, making new friends, and showing boys that girls can compete, too.
When Isabella has a day off from school, her parents suggest going somewhere special. Isabella knows that home is special, but she humors them anyway and begins to imagine places they could go, turning to some of history's most famous artists for inspiration. Perhaps they could go to The Boating Party, see Dancers In Blue, or admire The Starry Night. But can Isabella paint pictures inspiring enough to show her parents that home is actually the most wondrous place of all?--Amazon.
On Friday, Llama will destroy the world.--Page  of cover.
Cinderella's fairy godmother helps her to attend a ball and then to liberate herself, the prince, the animal helpers, and even her stepmother and stepsisters.
A sensitive girl imagines transforming herself into different animals to help manage her intense emotions during difficult situations at school.
The author meditates on the search for an idea, and the wonderful feeling when the right idea comes along, unleashing the creative process.
A 14-year-old girl living in the Jakarta slums who longs to be a writer sees an opportunity to raise money for school fees when she survives a minibus accident and the locals begin saying she has magical good luck. But when the crowd turns against her and she discovers her father's plan to marry her off to an older man, she must summon courage and conviction to write her own story.--
Eleven-year-old aspiring writer Louisa considers traveling the world with her globetrotting parents, but friendship with George helps her to see her grandparents' farm on Deer Island in a new light.
Twins Finn and Molly Parker are whisked away in their magical RV to compete in a scavenger hunt in New York City--
In this middle-grade novel, thirteen-year-old Chloë learns about her family's history while helping her grandfather in his garden.--
Children from different kinds of families demonstrate the original meanings of the colors in the rainbow flag, and then come together at a Pride parade.
Rhyming text and appealing illustrations highlight children from various places around the world engaging in many of the same activities as they get ready for bed. Young readers will learn how to say good night in eleven different languages including Mandarin, Russian, Italian, Finnish, Swahili, Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, German, French, and Korean.
Every day is filled with opportunities to wonder... what if? It explores scenarios that span the spectrum from silly to serious, gently examining both the anxieties and curiosities of everyday life. Wondering what might happen helps expand our imaginations, whether the options are humorous or thought-provoking-- or both!
Friends play hide-and-seek in the meadow on a beautiful summer day.
When Princess Jasmine leaves her palace, she meets Aladdin. With the help from a wish-granting genie, can Aladdin and Jasmine save the kingdom from a power-hungry sorcerer?~Cuando la princesa Jasmín deja su palacio, se encuentra con Aladdín. Con la ayuda de un genio que concede los deseos ¿podrán Aladdín y Jasmín salvar el reino de un hechicero hambriento de poder?
An extended picture book about the history and construction of the steamship SS United States, its designer William Francis Gibbs, and author/illustrator David Macaulay's personal story of immigration to America on board the SS United States.--Provided by publisher.
A graphic novel anthology expanding on Disney's live-action feature film Aladdin. Four tales bring the individuality and spirit of Aladdin and friends to the forefront, and connect to the events of the film in stories set before and during the film--
Daniel gets his first haircut from Nana Platypus.
Introduces crocodiles, discussing the three different families of crocodilians, their physical characteristics, where they live, what they eat, and how they take care of their young.
The world! the newly born Hermes says. It's even better than I expected! I love it! I want it all! This book is filled with joy, exuberance, and humor. On his first day of life, Hermes manages to trick a turtle into surrendering its shell and a ram into surrendering its horns, thereby inventing the lyre, music, and song! He also manages to steal his brother Apollo's precious cows, but later redeems himself by outwitting the giant brothers Otus and Ephialtes, who have kidnapped Mars. These adventures and more, all derived from classical mythology, are told with great humor as well as a twenty-first century sensibility by the colossally talented Mordicai Gerstein. The art in this graphic novel is truly spectacular, with 250 illustration executed by a master.
Busy observing the world, Queenie Quail is often admonished to keep up with her parents and nine siblings. When Queenie's watchful eye spots a cat in the grass, she rescues her family from danger and teaches them the value of slowing down.--
Greta wants to go on an overnight trip with her mother and her friend, but first she must find a way to make their plant-watering robot feed the cat while they are away.
Told in rhyme, a little boy, tucked into his bed, thinks of all the wonderful and ordinary things he will see and do tomorrow. --
The characters from Frozen offer step-by-step instructions for gardening projects, including sprouting beans and building a troll garden.
A retelling of Bryant's classic story depicts a little pink Rosebud whose determined friends encourage her to leave her home deep under the ground and blossom into the beautiful rose she was always meant to be--Amazon.com.
While visiting her friend Mia in Texas and helping at Aunt Suze's bed and breakfast, Helicity Dunlap gets caught in a derecho and loses track of her older brother, Andy.
On a school field trip to the local wetlands, Sandy wanders away from her classmates and discovers an empty turtle shell. Peeking into the shell, she suddenly finds herself within a magical new dimension. Filled with sculptures, paintings and books, the turtle's shell is a museum of the natural world. But one painting is incomplete, and the shell's mystery inhabitant needs Sandy's help to finish it ...--Back cover.
A variety pack of sugary goodness awaits! With brand-new, never-before-collected stories by fan-favorite Adventure Time comic book creators, Sugary Shorts packs a sweet punch of stories for everyone! From spooky tales with Marceline, to fun shenanigans with BMO, Gunter, and LSP, this selection sweet jams will satisfy all your Candy Kingdom cravings. Including stories from Meredith McClaren (Jem and the Holograms), Jeremy Sorese (Steven Universe), and Hanna K (Adventure Time animator), this volume of Sugary Shorts defies dentistry and proves you can't have too much of a sweet thing!
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text invite the reader to make everything from a tower to a charitable donation, alone or with neighbors.
One magical day, Ollie's stuffed bunny comes to life and they share an adventure.
Follows a busy mouse as he drives a delivery car, enjoys Cake Day with friends, goes for a cab ride around town, and shares popcorn with his brother at the movies.
Judy Hopps is finally getting to spend some one-on-one time with her dad! They're headed on a father-daughter camping trip, and Judy will earn a special Bunny Scout badge while she's at it! The great outdoors sounds like an adventure to Judy, but her dad is more concerned about running into bears and foxes. Then when bad weather ruins their plans, Judy's dad comes up with an alternative that isn't what she had in mind. But her night ends up full of excitement and Judy's time with her dad is still made special because they're together. Meanwhile, Nick Wilde wants to take his best friend to the biggest concert in Zootopia but he will have to make some clever deals first . . . With no money and not much time, he'll use his wits to earn the money--or whatever else it takes--to get his hands on two tickets. -- Amazon.com.
Noses come in all kinds of shapes and sizes that are just right for its particular animal host. Not only do most animals use their noses to breathe but for many animals, the sense of smell helps them find food, a mate, or even to know when danger is near! Following Animal Tails, Animal Eyes, Animal Mouths (NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Science Award), and Animal Legs, Mary Holland continues her photographic Animal Anatomy and Adaptations series by exploring many different animal noses and how those noses help the animals survive in their habitats--
Siblings Meg and Will must uncover the haunted history of their Aunt's quaint town in order to save their younger sister, Ariel, from a ghost intent on keeping her as a friend--
Hansel and Gretel will not listen to their storyteller. For one thing, who leaves a trail of bread crumbs lying around, when there are people starving? Not Hansel, that's for sure! And that sweet old lady who lives in a house made of cookies and candy? There's no way she's an evil witch! As for Gretel, well, she's about to set the record straight--after all, who says the story can't be called Gretel and Hansel? It's time for these wacky siblings to take their fairy tale into their own hands. So sit back and enjoy the gingerbread!
Yum Guacamole! That's what Little Red Hen craves, and she could use some help gathering and mashing the ingredients. So she asks Armadillo, Iguana, Coati, and Snake to lend a hand, but they all refuse. Of course, after Little Red Hen works hard to make the scrumptious fresh guac, all the animals want a taste. She gives her friends what they asked for, but with a spicy surprise they'll never forget!--
Readers will learn how scientists use camera-trap technology to study woolly monkeys in the Manu Biosphere Reserve. These camera traps helped scientists discover information about the woolly monkeys' diet, behavior, and habitat. Known as the rainforest's gardeners, their activities and behaviors are essential to the survival of the trees and animals in the rainforest. Scientists must learn more to save this keystone species and protect the rainforests.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow Mrs. Garcia's class on a hunt in and around school for examples onomatopoeia--words that imitate the sound of what they name.