Have you ever seen a curmudgeon that looks like your brother, but is in such a bad mood you hardly recognize him? You can try all the peanut butter sandwiches and brownies you have, but he is not moving. Nothing works, especially nudging, and he just makes you so grumpy that eventually you have no choice but to fight back--and then... Have you ever become a curmudgeon that just won't budge?--Amazon.
When Wordy Birdy and her friends go on a camping trip, they get an unexpected visit from Mr. Cougarpants. Can Wordy Birdy talk herself out of a becoming dinner?--
Cruz Coronado sets sail for the shores of Iceland and Norway aboard the Explorer Academy ship to continue his studies at sea. But, things take a turn while exploring the icy north, when he embarks on a dangerous mission to uncover the first piece of an important puzzle his mother left behind--
When Zeke learns that his parents' research mission is over and they must return to their home planet, Tragas, he and his friends seek a way to keep the family on Earth.
Twelve-year-old Emmy investigates the connection between her father's disappearance and a secret society at her prestigious English boarding school.
Button, very sad and lonely after moving away from her first and best friend, Bundle, feels better after sending her doll, Petal, back to Bundle and her doll, Rose.
A forest's quiet chorus of chirps, clicks, and chits change to loud scree-scree-screeches and other noises as two rambunctious wolf pups, separated from their pack, scamper and chase.
When Thomas finds a book while on vacation, it takes him on grand adventures on the beach, in the Alps, and in outer space.
Cousins Beth and Patrick work with detective Allan Pinkerton to prevent a plot to kill Abraham Lincoln before his inauguration.
A bright yellow bird promises to bring adventure to sleepy Pup's gray world. As Pup follows his new friend on a walk, each discovery ignites a new feeling and corresponding color, until Pup is saturated with them. But when a storm comes, Pup's color is drained as fear sweeps through him. Only his curious yellow friend remains bright, and encourages him to keep his chin up, play, and carry on!
In a frighteningly real near future England, Jacob escapes from the Academy orphanage to reenter a world that is grimly recognizable. The Coalition can track anyone, anywhere, from a chip implanted at birth. Now Jacob must fulfill his promise to his parents, find his dog, Jet, and navigate his way out of England. Their only hope is a band of children who have found a way to survive off the grid: The Outwalkers. Their rules are strict, but necessary if they're going to get out alive...--
It is Career Day at Peppa's school and people from all around town are visiting her class to talk about their jobs.
In Maggie Valley, North Carolina, in the 1940s, Ernestine, who is five years old and a big girl, carries fresh milk to needy neighbors through thickets, down paths, and over a barbed-wire fence, despite her fears.
When Dollop joins her sister, Lily, for a tea party, rules get in the way of fun but soon Lily's concern for manners and Dollop's ninja skills come together.
All is quiet on the water. Then, in a flash, there's a sudden lunge and a tremendous splash. And then? Oh dear. There's a lot of twirling and thrashing: a hungry crocodile has found something to eat. But crocodiles also love to nap on warm sandbanks and cool off in calm waters. And they're very gentle with their babies. There's a lot to learn about crocodiles in this captivating look at one of the world's deadliest and toothiest animals. Beware!--Dust jacket front flap.
Sophie and Winston are excited about raising chickens in their backyard in the city, but when will there be eggs?
Cookie has woken up on the wrong side of the bed and is very angry. You want to know why? Well, you'd have to keep reading to find out, but now Cookie's calling you annoying and telling you to mind your own business. If by chance you do stick around, you might hear about a certain roommate's terrible musical skills, why you should never let your barber try out a new look, how it's impossible to find a hat that fits a cookie, and why an ice-cream parlor that's out of your favorite treat can be a source of desolation. Then there's the matter of a hungry bird who tries to snack on you. . . . Propelled by quirky humor and woes that every young child can relate to, Angry Cookie suggests that sometimes the best way to cheer up a grumpy lump is simply by being there -- and lending your ears.--Amazon.
After attending a powerful protest, Shayla starts wearing an armband to school to support the Black Lives Matter movement, but when the school gives her an ultimatum, she is forced to choose between her education and her identity.
Atinuke and Angela Brooksbank, creators of the award-winning Baby Goes to Market, pair up again for a bright and beautiful first book of words. B is for Baby. B is for Brother. B is for going to see Baba! One morning after breakfast, Baby's big brother is getting ready to take the basket of bananas all the way to Baba's bungalow in the next village. He'll have to go along the bumpy road, past the baobab trees, birds, and butterflies, and all the way over the bridge. But what he doesn't realize is that his very cute, very curious baby sibling has stowed away on his bicycle. Little ones learning about language will love sounding out the words in this playful, vibrantly illustrated story set in West Africa--Amazon.com.
In 1912, thirteen-year-old Noelle is thrilled to sailing the Atlantic Ocean aboard the famed Titanic. The trip is made even better by her new friend, Pauline, a girl who is traveling with her father to live in America. On the fifth night, Noelle awakes to a sinking ship. Women and children will be rescued first, and Noelle realizes motherless Pauline will be left all alone. Despite her parents' wishes, Noelle breaks away from her family to find and help her friend.--
Charlotte, a budding bunny scientist, ignores the doubters and confidently finds a cure to the mysterious malady affecting the forest--
Traveling home by cruise ship should be a relaxing break after Emily's latest adventure, but things take a turn when the ship is overtaken by a pirate king and his crew. After the pirates collect everyone's riches, they steal something even more valuable: Aaron. The pirate king's eldest son takes Aaron captive, forcing him to help guide the pirates to the mythical Trident's Treasure. So Emily dives into action and joins the younger son's crew in hopes of saving Aaron. But while experiencing life on the waves, Emily is surprised to find herself not only enjoying the pirate life, but actually bonding with the crew--especially Sam, the pirate king's son. Between helping Sam unravel riddles to beat his brother to the treasure and making sure that her friends are safe, Emily realizes that she needs to be true to herself. Will she cast aside her mermaid life to join her new friends, or will she find a way to follow her own path?--publisher's website.
Shares the story of the pioneering African American mathematician, Katherine Johnson, who helped calculate America's first manned flight into space, its first manned orbit of Earth, and the world's first trip to the moon.~Biography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson.
In 1854 in Eastern Maryland twelve-year-old Ann is a slave, grateful that her family is still all together; but when their master, in need of money, decides to sell Ann and her younger brother, their parents decide to take the dangerous step of running away north to freedom--a journey filled with danger, especially since they are not sure how to find the first station on the Underground Railroad.
When Andy develops a severe toothache that prevents him from writing new jokes for their book, Terry uses their fantastical treehouse's money-making machine funds to purchase a Joke Writer 2000, with unexpected results.
Rube Goldberg was a real cartoonist who got really, really famous by inventing a whole lot of crazy, brilliant, impractical, funny stuff. None of which ever got made. Does that make any sense? It will after you read this book!
When Samantha Spinner's uncle Paul disappeared, he left presents for his nieces and nephew. Samantha's sister, Buffy, got $2,400,000,000. Her brother, Nipper, got the New York Yankees. Samantha got . . . a rusty old umbrella. Samantha discovered that the old umbrella holds the plans for a super-secret network of transit systems that covers the globe. It's the ticket to danger and adventure beyond anyone's wildest dreams. Uncle Paul is still missing. And Samantha just received a new gift from him: a pair of strange purple sunglasses. Are they another powerful present? A clue to his whereabouts? Or just a bad fashion choice? Samantha and Nipper need to figure it out fast, because here comes the SUN!--
This junior novel will revisit and retell two popular episodes of the groundbreaking Disney Channel original series Andi Mack. Andi, her family, and their heartwarming stories will come to life for fans in an all-new way as they rejoin the world of Andi Mack through the book.--Publisher.
While his family readies his townhouse for an approaching storm, boarding up windows and laying in groceries, Noah heads to the back garden, where beetles are burrowing deeper into the bark and mice are stuffing their hole with moss. Quickly and efficiently, Noah sets to work building an ark for them and other backyard creatures - salamanders and toads, snakes and spiders, even brightly colored hummingbirds. Setting out fistfuls of nuts and leaves, berries and seeds, the boy props a flashlight inside and arranges some miniature furniture for the animals to sit or sleep on. Come, Noah whispers to his friends just as his mother calls him inside and the dark storm roars in.--Amazon.com.
Emmi, a German immigrant, is living in Chicago when the Great Fire breaks out on October 8, 1871, and, separated from her father, she finds herself with her neighbors, Cara and Seamus, braving the smoke and flames trying to escape the danger of the burning city, and searching for all their parents.
On December 7, 1941, thirteen-year old Alice's life changes completely as she experiences an act of war, the bombing of Pearl Harbor, and her father's imprisonment in a Japanese internment camp, leaving Alice and the rest of her family struggling to adjust to life without him.
A world of being new is waiting--exciting, cool, and fascinating! Napping, crying, cuddling, playing, making friends, exploring--such a wealth of experiences await each new life.--Page  of cover.
In rhyming text, Hispanic children count the things, like pinatas and maracas, that can be seen in their neighborhood.
After her Click'd catastrophe, Allie Navarro is determined to redeem herself. So when the class gets an assignment to create a mobile game from recycled code, Allie pairs up with Courtney, her best friend from CodeGirls camp, to create the perfect app: Swap'd. Kids buy, sell, and trade stuff at school all the time. Candy. Clothes. Video games. Slime. Why not make a fiercely competitive, totally anonymous, beat-the-clock game out of it? Once Swap'd is in full-swing, Allie is certain that it's the answer to all her problems. She's making quick cash to help Courtney buy that really expensive plane ticket to come visit her. It's giving her an excuse to have an actual conversation with her super-secret crush. And it looks like she might finally beat her archenemy-turned-friend, Nathan. She's thought of everything. Or has she?--
Children are invited to move their bodies in this interactive, call-and-response story--
Live the lizard life by exploring the behaviors of 28 different types of lizards. Imagine swooping through the air, curling into a circle, and even running across water!-- Jacket flap.
Convinced that if she looks like a monster on the outside (a blood tumor covers half of her face), she must be a monster on the inside as well, Sophie tries to find a cure before her mother finds out the truth.--
Though I, Timmy Failure, have solved many notorious crimes and now wish to enjoy my retirement, my fans have begged me to turn my memoirs into a movie, an ode to my greatness. I am, however, beset by enemies, the worst of whom is Tom John John, the buffoonish movie director. What's more, my father is in town, working at a bar, which is obviously just a cover for our father-son crime-fighting partnership. And my dim-witted polar bear business partner, Total, wants to be reunited with his family. I should have known it would end like this. I expected more.--Back cover.
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. Lizzie loves her dog walking job after school. It's the best way to be around so many different puppies. Then she meets Cuddles, a lonely teddy bear pup. It looks like Cuddles is home alone all day and could use some extra attention. Can Lizzie help Cuddles get what she needs?
Babe Ruth's baseball glove goes missing before a Baltimore Orioles game. It's up to cousins Mike and Kate to find its whereabouts--
Do you have what it takes to live in one of the harshest places in the world? What if you had just a couple years to gain the knowledge you'll need to survive on your own? Join two curious polar bear cubs as they play, hunt, and navigate life in the Arctic. With each season, they learn polar bear biology and behavior, as well as strategies and skills that will help them thrive in a landscape that is rapidly changing beyond their control. Living with super insulated bodies in a world that's melting? For polar bears, keeping cool is the name of the game! Get ready to explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty-year-old with a secret passion for airplanes, Science Comics is for you!--Publisher's description.
The Aldens find a hidden time capsule! Inside is a journal with clues to a treasure hunt. Who wrote the journal? And after a hundred years, can the Boxcar Children find the treasure?--Back cover.
From a velociraptor's sharp sickle-tipped toes to a T. rex's giant curved teeth, and from the body armor of an ankylosaurus to the long neck of a brachiosaurus, discover what it would be like if you had one of these wild dinosaur parts--Publisher marketing.
You have your farms of cactus, wheat, melons, and sugarcane. You have some decent armor and a nice base. Now you need more. More blaze rods, more iron, more wither skeleton skulls, more gunpowder, more enchanted books, more everything! Minecrafter engineer: Awesome Mob Grinders and Farms teaches you how to build the incredible mob farms the experts use to increase their wealth and loot, from the witch farm to the iron golem trap--Back cover.
Monkey has a big box, which he tells Cake has a cat inside, but only when the box is closed; Cake suggest that maybe it is a dinosaur instead, and the two friends puzzle over how they can solve the problem of finding out what is in the box, if it is always empty when opened.
Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy don't have a lot of money, but they are rich in love. Will that be enough to see the sisters through? -- back cover.
When D.A. drops Jyoti's favorite gadget into the sea, it's up to Ms. Frizzle and her class to find it, in a book that explores the ocean's zones and the creatures that live at the bottom of the sea.
This is the story of John Muir's adventurous lie, from his wild and playful boyhood in Scotland to his legendary exploits in America, where he became an inventor, a global explorer, and the first modern environmentalist--and even made friends with a president! His heart was always in the outdoors and he aimed to experience all he could. He swung through a windstorm at the top of a tall tree, clilmbed too many mountains to count, and rode an avalanche to its end. Most importantly, thought, John Muir told the world about the wonders of nature. His words made a difference and inspired people in many countries to start protecting planet Earth--and they still do. From back cover.
When Ash, Pikachu, and Litten visit the Wela Fire Festival, they battle an Alolan Marowak, who stole a special crown that makes any Pokémon who wears it stronger.
The star of their favorite television show is kidnapped at the Grand Canyon, and it is up to Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose to find him.
George plans a big birthday surprise for the man with the yellow hat.
Claire Martinson and her sister Sophie have decided to stay in Arden--the magical land they discovered by climbing up a chimney in their great-aunt's manor. If what they've learned is true, the sisters are the last descendants of the royal family, and only a true heir of Arden--with magic in her blood--can awaken the unicorns. Since Sophie does not have magic, the land's last hope rests on Claire. The sisters journey to Stonehaven, a famed Gemmer school high in the mountains of Arden, so Claire can train in the magic of stones. As Claire struggles through classes, Sophie uncovers dangerous secrets about the people they thought they could trust. With Arden on the brink of crumbling, can Claire prove she is the prophesied heir and unlock the magic of the unicorns before it's too late?--Provided by publisher.
Introduces Muhammad Ali, detailing how young Cassius Clay learned how to box and became a legendary athlete, civil rights activist, and global icon.
Can Lety find her voice before it's too late? Lety Muñoz's first language is Spanish, and she likes to take her time putting her words together. She loves volunteering at the Furry Friends Animal Shelter because the dogs and cats there don't care if she can't always find the right word. When the shelter needs a volunteer to write animal profiles, Lety jumps at the chance. But grumpy classmate Hunter also wants to write profiles--so now they have to work as a team. Hunter's not much of a team player, though. He devises a secret competition to decide who will be the official shelter scribe. Whoever helps get their animals adopted the fastest wins. The loser scoops dog food. Lety reluctantly agrees, but she's worried that if the shelter finds out about the contest, they'll kick her out of the volunteer program. Then she'll never be able to adopt Spike, her favorite dog at the shelter!--
Gogi and the other shadowwalkers race to save their magical rainforest home before the Ant Queen makes it her own--
Use science and engineering to transform your bin of LEGO® bricks into amazing, movable toys, machines and gadgets. Bestselling author Sarah Dees is back with an all-new collection of projects featuring ingenious designs and simple scientific principles that real engineers use every day. Make yourself a robot pal whose legs move as he rolls along, or a drummer who really plays the drums. Build a wind-up car complete with a flywheel that'll send your minifigures zooming. Or challenge your friends to a game of pinball on a LEGO® pinball machine you built from scratch. Each project is cooler than the next! It's easy and fun to build each of these awesome contraptions and games by following the clear step-by-step instructions and photographs. Think you have a different way to build something? Exercise your inventing muscles and tinker away! You're in charge of your designs, so experiment and tweak to make your inventions personal to you. No matter what you end up creating, you'll learn exciting new things about science, impress your family and have a blast along the way.--Amazon.
Little Critter and his classmates take a field trip into the woods to study their natural surroundings. They see little bugs, big trees, and lots of animal tracks. There's so much to see and do and explore! Little Critter discovers that there are plenty of surprises in store when it comes to the great outdoors.
This book's up close and personal photographs of pandas and its array of panda facts will captivate young nonfiction lovers. Readers will learn how one mother and her cub are being protected and raised in a Chinese panda reserve, which seeks to help this vulnerable species survive. In fact, ChiDa, the panda cub, is being prepared to be released into the wild--once she is old enough and has learned important life skills from her mom! Young readers will find themselves rooting for ChiDa while decoding the simple text and gaining confidence in their reading. Great for proficient or reluctant readers. --Publisher
Oona is the last duck to the pond every morning, but when her frog friend Roy reminds her how gifted she is with gadgets, Oona gets busy inventing crafty ways to get there first.
Jack Buckles is on trial for his life. The Ministries of Secrets and Guilds, led by Ignatius Gall, are conspiring to put the Ministry of Trackers down for good--starting with Jack's very existence as a Section 13. His only hope is to prove that Gall is the real danger, not him, and it leads Jack and Gwen from the back streets of London, through the Austrian Alps, to the great reaches of central China. Joined by their new friend Liu Fai, Jack and Gwen set out to stop Gall before he can uncover ancient Chinese artifacts, said to grant immortality. But a clockwork monster threatens them at every turn, and its turning gears only serve as a reminder that Jack's judgment day is fast approaching--and that he's running out of time.
Six heroic puppies come to the aid of Captain Turbot when he gets caught in heavy fog at sea and cannot find the lighthouse.
Max Tilt thinks his luck is finally changing, thanks to his great-great-great-grandfather Jules Verne's unfinished, unpublished manuscript, The Lost Treasures. Using the clues Verne left behind, Max and his cousin Alex were able to bottle the magical healing elements needed to cure his mother's illness just in the nick of time. But then Max and Alex discover that the vials were stolen by their former friend, Bitsy. She has plans to use them to save the world--but her plans might be much more deadly than they seem. And so now it's up to Max and Alex to stop her before it's too late. Working against the odds, the two kids glean clues from one of Verne's best-loved books, Journey to the Center of the Earth. In it, they discover a map to their most dangerous destination yet--the very core of the world. And so now the two cousins are off on their most unlikely, most important quest yet--literally to save the world!--Amazon.com.
When Pedro Pony gets hurt, Doctor Brown Bear, Doctor Pony, and Doctor Hamster all show up to save the day, and Peppa and her friends learn what each doctor does to make patients feel better.
When local chocolate maker Ms. Kozlow comes to the Juicy Gizzard potion shop asking for luck, Sasha needs to find out why. Does Ms. Kozlow need luck because she has a matchmaking appointment with Granny Yenta this afternoon? Can Sasha and her new friend Puck make it Ms. Kozlow's lucky day?--
A young biracial girl searches for the perfect color word to describe herself.
From Newbery Honor author, Cynthia Lord, comes the heartwarming true story of the author's own journey in fostering two amazing bunnies, illustrated with photos and drawings--
When the animals on Farmer Brown's farm are kept awake by a baby duck, his endless peeping causes unexpected mischief for Duck.
When Clark's mom makes brownies for school, Clark cannot stop himself from eating the delicious treat.
Eliza loves hunting ghosts -- too bad she's spending the summer helping her scientist mother study weird plants instead. But when a mysterious plant goes missing, things go from strange to downright spooky. Eliza is convinced something--or someone--is haunting the plant shop. Is she digging into dangerous ground?
What makes an oak tree an oak tree and what makes a squirrel a squirrel? In Squirrel's Family Tree, things aren't always what they seem. As squirrel searches for, finds, and hides her acorn treasures beneath the shadows of the great oak trees in the forest, little does she know the role she plays in creating the very environment she forages in.--
On a sunny springtime day, siblings Feather, Flap, and Spike set out to explore the many flowers, leaves, and seeds outside, but their day is complicated by Spike's dino-sized sneezes.
Sometimes flying means keeping your feet on the ground... Born in a dismal room in a pet store, Alastair the African grey parrot dreams of escape to bluer skies. He'd like nothing more than to fly away to a palm tree with his beloved sister, Aggie. But when Aggie is purchased by twelve-year-old Fritz, and Alastair is adopted by elderly dance-enthusiast and pie-baker Albertina Plopky, the future looks ready to crash-land. In-between anxiously plucking his feathers, eating a few books, and finding his own poetic voice, Alastair plots his way to a family reunion. But soon he's forced to choose between the life he's always dreamed of and admitting the truth: that sometimes, the bravest adventure is in letting go.--
Ivy and her older brother, Seb, are back in Lundinor--the underground city where enchanted objects can do incredible things, if they're uncommon. But not everyone is thrilled at their arrival. Namely, Selena Grimes, the wicked ghoul who will stop at nothing to return her guild, the Dirge, to their former glory. When Ivy and Seb learn that Selena is after the Jar of Shadows, one of the five most powerful uncommon objects, they know it's up to them to find it first. But there's more than just Selena to worry about this trading season. Jack-in-the-Green, an escaped shape-shifting convict, haunts the city; Grivens, a troubling game where players often end up horribly injured--or worse--is on the rise; and foes disguised as friends lurk in the shadows. Ivy will have to figure out who they can trust--before they meet their uncommon ends.
An adaptation of the Disney classic movie in which a big-eared elephant overcomes his fears and learns to fly with help from his friend.
Desmond and Andres face a snowman that was built by a schoolmate but seems to have a mind of its own, as well as a snowball-throwing bully.
A series of events, some seemingly very insignificant, lead to a young girl attending a life-changing concert.
When long-dead magical creatures are discovered all around the world, each with a buried book of magic, the governments of the world want to unlock the power the books, but need the help of kids to harness the magical power--
A hungry little bear is trapped inside a dumpster. His distraught mama bear can't fish him out. Thankfully, a boy and his mother, camping nearby, come to the rescue. Although everyone in this story is scared, they are able to act with courage and compassion--showing readers that it's OK to be scared. This simple, moving story is told with variations on a single phrase: He was scared. Readers are encouraged to be observant and put together the pieces of narrative, based on visual cues such as expressions, body language, and details hidden in the colourful illustrations. A simple, beautiful picture book that normalizes fear, with the repetition of just one sentence!--
From the moment he is hatched, Gilbert the penguin dreams of flying one day and, despite being discouraged by family members, finally finds a way to do just that.
High on the slopes of mighty Mount Olympus, among the sun-splashed meadows and sparkling waters, glide the winged horses of the ancient gods. Here up high is normally no place for a lost, parentless girl like Pippa. But once every hundred years, the gods and goddesses descend to the mortal realm to choose jockeys for their winged horse race--and Pippa is one of the lucky children chosen to ride. With her undersized, impetuous winged steed, Zephyr, by her side, Pippa has to confront the greatest challenge of her life: achieving victory in a race across the sky. No one expects Pippa and Zephyr to win, or even finish, this death-defying race. A poor orphan who's spent her life working in stables, Pippa doesn't seem to belong in the world of the gods. And while she loves Zephyr with all her heart, he's smaller than the other winged horses racing. But if Pippa and Zephyr don't find a way to win, the gods will separate them--forever.--
When he keeps insisting that his little brother is missing even though no one else can remember that Liam ever existed, Charlie and his best friend Ana are determined to follow the instructions on a note that may help them find out what happened to Liam.
Rhyming text celebrates reading in its many forms as it follows a diverse group of children who read wherever and whenever they can.
Twelve-year-old CJ believes her mom is dead and that she can only communicate with her through her aunt, who is a medium, but when CJ finds out that her mother is actually alive, she goes on a journey to find her.--
Ronan, fifteen, the youngest and lowliest recruit to Ireland's secret Garda, faces untold danger from the wee people while trying to prove his imprisoned parents were framed.
Hugo the dog becomes the star of an all-animal band after learning to play his best friend Hector's fiddle, and despite Hector's jealousy, remains grateful to the man who gave him his start.
Shazam is the World's Mightiest Mortal! He uses his power to save the day!--Page 4 of cover.
Trinket and Nella go to a fair.
Botasaur is missing! Rusty and Ruby build Tigerbot to find him. -- back cover.
What will Zeta do with Nazboo's magic flute?
Blaze and his friends use ninja skills to stop Crusher.
¡Ahoy! Can the Top Wing cadets rescue lemons from sneaky pirates?--Page  of cover.
Sunny Day and her friends enjoy a day playing soccer, but Lacey, determined to win at any cost, decides to cheat to get her way.
Bird builds the perfect nest, the only problem is everyone else wants to sleep in it!--
Tiny T. Rex wants to cheer up his friend, Pointy, with a hug, but he is frustrated because even as he gets bigger, his arms remain too small for proper hugging--but he is determined to practice, even when he gets into trouble.
Playful puppy Pekoe and his good friend, Olive, an old dog with short legs, have different approaches as they enjoy a visit to the park, get caught in a thunderstorm, meet a chipmunk, and face a bully.
Barnyard chicken Lily realizes her dream of becoming a pirate but when she turns into the feared Redfoot, her crew stages a mutiny and Lily may have to squawk the plank.
This charming new picture book celebrates all the small but important milestones on the way to growing up, from the first wobbly baby steps to the time when they're ready to leave the nest.
Throughout her pregnancy, a mother lovingly talks to her growing baby about the wonderful milestones he or she is experiencing. Includes developmental facts.
After a year on Mars, a young boy and his family migrate to the planet Choom, but the inhabitants of Choom, the Zhuri, who look like giant mosquitoes, don't really like humans and it up to the boy and his family to change their minds if they hope to survive.
Narrative non-fiction, in journal form, relates the first year in the life of an Eastern bluebird.--
Bella, twelve, and Marcus, thirteen, join Fabien Cousteau's research team off the coasts of South Africa and Australia as they try to find and tag an extraordinarily large great white shark. Inserts include facts about sharks and other marine animals, equipment used by researchers studying sharks, and more.
When Ms. Alex is called away from the classroom, she leaves Yasmin in charge, but the other children just ignore her and start acting silly and noisy--until Yasmin thinks up a way to motivate them to finish the math assignment, quietly.
Jonas' life assignment is as the Receiver of Memory, where he will apprentice the Giver and become a storehouse of all the things humanity left behind when it entered utopia: color, emotion, and even more complicated secrets.
Through a combination of photographs and illustrations, this picture book will tell the story of the discovery of this new dinosaur, while weaving in exciting facts about what life was like for this brand new species that doesn't even have an official name yet! Chock-full of back matter like a glossary, a dinosaur time period chart, and a gatefold and/or inside jacket poster of the Titanosaur cast, kids of all ages will devour this book. Additionally, it will be vetted and approved by the specialists at the museum as the ultimate, official Titanosaur book.--~Nonfiction picture book tells the story of the discovery and life of this new dinosaur. The species is so new it doesn't have an official name at the time of publication. Includes glossary and a dinosaur time period chart.
A baby elephant is born in the African savannah. She joins a group of elephants, called a herd. Follow along as the calf experiences eating, playing, and using her trunk during her first years of life. Baby Elephant Joins the Herd is filled with facts that will engage young readers in a fun way. Follow along as one baby elephant explores the world around her--Jacket.
A biography about Maria Sibylla Merian, one of the first entomologists and scientific illustrators--Provided by publisher.
Learning to count using numbers using the designs from the baskets of the Ye'kuana people who live in southern Venezuela.--
Daddy always said it takes a man of peace to stop a war. Based on the true story of Paul Robeson's visit to the front lines of the Spanish Civil War, comes this recollection of his bravery and activism by his granddaughter, Susan Robeson, with her debut book. When Susan was a child her father and grandfather told her family stories over and over. Grandpa Paul was a great man, a singer with a deep and rumbling voice, a man of peace and principle who worried about the safety of the children and families living in countries at war. His songs were always full of emotion, and evoking the African-American spirituals of his own father's childhood, he was able to communicate even with people who didn't speak the same language. Though it was dangerous, Robeson went to Spain and traveled to the front lines of the war (in a Buick!). There, he asked the soldiers to set up speakers facing the fighters on both sides of the battlefield. And then he sang.... With gorgeous illustrations from the fine artist Rod Brown, When Grandpa Stops A War celebrates the activism and achievements of the great Paul Robeson, and shows readers the power of art in times of discord and war.--Provided by publisher.
Lift the flaps to see how a butterfly grows.
Hattie Jacobs and her family join the Great Exodus of 1879 in search of a better life in Kansas--
Pinocchio, a wooden puppet full of tricks and mischief, with a talent for getting into and out of trouble, wants more than anything else to become a real boy.
The story of a young boy who has a gift for seeing the natural world around him.
More than six decades after the end of World War II, twelve-year-old Charlie, a budding musician, searches for clues about her violin-prodigy namesake's fate--
A picture book biography of Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.--Provided by publisher.
Discover the true story of how environmentalist Farmer Tantoh is transforming the landscape in his home country of Cameroon. When Tantoh Nforba was a child, his fellow students mocked him for his interest in gardening. Today he's an environmental hero, bringing clean water and bountiful gardens to the central African nation of Cameroon. Authors Miranda Paul and Baptiste Paul share Farmer Tantoh's inspiring story.
In order to heal after his mother's death, Sal learned how to meditate. But no one expected him to be able to take it further and 'relax' things into existence. Turns out he can reach into time and space to retrieve things from other universes,
A young girl and her cat take an imaginative journey into another world--
Follows a baby bird on its first flight, one that starts cautiously and ends with delight.
This is the sixth book in the unofficial Minecraft adventure books, and everyone's favourite 12-year-old villager-turned-warrior is back, this time to use his warrior training on a new quest.
Crime reporter Hilde Lysiak always gets the scoop! Special tomato plants were stolen from a local greenhouse! Hilde wants to catch the thief. So she and her sister Izzy start interviewing witnesses. But they soon discover that people all around town are getting sick! Can this real-life reporter get to the root of these two mysteries?--Page  of cover.
Caldecott Honor-winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page explore form, color, and pattern, and capture the very unique nature of frogs in this brilliantly illustrated picture book. Perfect for fans of The Beetle Book, and young readers looking for nonfiction about this perennially fascinating animal. Long legs, sticky tongues, big round eyes, and other dazzling features--what's not to love about frogs? In this magnificently illustrated picture book, Caldecott Honor-winning team Steve Jenkins and Robin Page explore one of the world's most diverse--and most threatened--animals. With more than 5,000 different frog species on the planet, in every color of the rainbow and a vast number of vivid patterns, no creatures are more fascinating to learn about or look at. Jenkins and Page present a stunning array of these intriguing amphibians and the many amazing adaptations they have made to survive.--~Nonfiction picture book explores the form, color, pattern, and nature of frogs.
Milo doesn't need friends. He's got his journal, which he fills with sketches of plants and animals. When Milo's mom makes him go to The Club, he keeps his distance from the others. That is, until the annual go-kart rally. Milo has used crutches to walk his whole life, but could he be the fastest for once? Milo wants to find out.
A bird meditates on what it means to be alone and what it means to be together.
A young boy with ADHD feels like he is constantly driven by a 'motor.' He is constantly getting in trouble, even when he is not trying to be naughty. But his mom helps him focus on the things he does right each day--
When Triangle breaks the rule about not hiding behind the waterfall while playing hide-and-seek with Circle and Square, Circle must rescue him.
Cam, Tyler, and Markus are upset that their school cut the basketball team because of lack of funding. They decide to make their own! They don't have jerseys, a coach, or even a regular court to practice on. There's one more problem--they need at least two more people on the team to play. Can the team find two more players? Can they win their first game against the snooty prep school kids that keep stealing their court?
Nikki, thirteen, dreams of being a great basketball player but struggles on her new, elite team while also juggling school stress, her non-traditional family, and revelations about her biological father.
Yasmin's family is hosting a big party, but Yasmin is worried that the traditional food her family is cooking is too spicy--so her family challenges Yasmin to come up with a dish of her own.
When a popular student encourages her to join the soccer team, Faith signs up even though she has never played the game and learns about loyalty and friendship.
Fox enjoys quiet boat rides and watching the sunrise, but Chick is noisy and hyperactive and frequently disrupts their adventures--nevertheless they remain friends and enjoy their time together.
Yasmin's class is going on a field trip to the zoo, and Yasmin is thrilled when she is chosen to help feed the monkeys; but when she trips and spills their food both she and the monkeys are upset--until she remembers that she has fruit in her lunch bag to share with her new friends.
Jesse and Eric must battle fire-breathing pterodactyls, angry green, giants, and laser-shooting unicorns in order to make it to the final boss and save the world.
Relates how to find your courage and use it when life seems frightening or you start something new.
Presents a history of architecture, from the top of China's Great Wall to the base of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, while readers try to locate hidden figures in each spread.
The Cutie Mark Crusaders are on the case, solving crimes nopony else can! Will they be able to discover who's behind the local mysteries, like the theft of supplies from Ponyville hospital or the ransacking of the bowling alley? Most importantly, can they crack the case and get their homework done at the same time?--Provided by publisher.
Shares humorous poems about such subjects as disco baths, sneaky sisters, nose hairs, and wanting a dog.
Pack your bags and grab your gear: you're going to Ninja Camp! Listen closely to the ninja master, who will teach you everything you need to know to become a ninja warrior-but it won't be easy. You'll have to be sly and swift, strong and speedy, and only then will you become a Ninja of the Night! -- Publisher description
Animal babies from Alligator to Zebra play, explore, and wonder in this celebration of children in all their glorious diversity.--
Henry would like to find a friend at school, but for a boy on the autism spectrum, making friends can be difficult, as his efforts are sometimes misinterpreted, or things just go wrong--but Henry keeps trying, and in the end he finds a friend he can play with.
Let your creativity and your imagination soar with these colorful, crazy-fun recipes for slime, dough, clay, foam, mud and more. Create amazing concoctions like Fake Snow, Color-Changing Slime and Glow-in-the-Dark Dough. Dig your fingers into Glowing Magic Mud, Shaving Cream Dough and Kool-Aid Foam. Or, if you're brave enough, squeeze the Spider Egg Sack Slime or the Frog's Vomit Slime--eek! There are even some special slimes that you can eat like Gummy Worm Slime, Pudding Slime and Cookie Dough Dough. With 101 super cool activities (that are also super easy to clean up), you can try them all! From the bestselling authors of 101 Kids Activities, 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments and Adorkable Bubble Bath Crafts, this book is full of exciting and fantastical recipes that include tips on the science behind the goo, so you can learn too! Whether it's a slime, a dough or some other moldable creation, you'll be able to create and become whatever your imagination dreams up!--
Rhyming text encourages young readers to discover what they are good at and use it to make a difference in big ways or in small ones.
When a knight's story of battling a dragon is stalled by the dragon's vacation, he discovers the One-Stop Story Shop, which might be what he needs to finish his tale, but maybe not exactly the way he had planned.
Red is a Wiz tasked with finding the other Wiz's of the realm so they can band together to form the Great Wiz, a being of light, and destroy the growing evil darkness known only as the Ruckus. On this journey, he meets Bog Wiz, Sad Dad, and Feather Duster--but soon their fate rests on the shoulders of a young Wiz named Bean who is too strong, too hot-headed, and completely untested to be any real help. Bean might not be ready to be the hero the world needs, but Red is willing to do whatever it takes to make sure that the Ruckus doesn't win.
Once upon a time (but not too long ago), girls only wore dresses. And only boys wore pants. Until one day, a young girl named Mary had a bold idea: She would wear whatever she wanted. And she wanted to wear pants! Inspired by the true story of Mary Edwards Walker, a trailblazing doctor who was arrested many times for wearing pants, this fresh, charming picture book encourages readers to think for themselves while gently challenging gender and societal norms.
Explores the concept of dressing like a girl, in which girls dress in space suits, police officer uniforms, and laboratory coats to prove that girls can be anything they want to be.
Candace isn't sure if she wants to be a ballerina and loves her own way of dancing, so when she and the other ballet dancers get stage fright on the night of their recital, she comes up with a solution to help them.
Hedy Lamarr became a movie legend, but her true loves were always science and engineering. During World War II, Hedy collaborated with another inventor on an innovative technology called frequency hopping. It was designed to prevent the enemy from jamming torpedo radio signals and commanding weapons to go off course. Frequency hopping is still used today to keep our cell phone messages private and defend our computers from hackers. In this biography, meet the real Hedy Lamarr : not only a beloved film star, but a visionary scientist who helped create the world we live in today.
Stubbs was the mayor of a small town in Alaska. He was friendly and well respected by the townspeople. But there was one thing that set Stubbs apart from any other mayor: he was a cat! -- Jacket.
Eva offers to babysit for little brother Baby Mo so her parents can go to a sky-dancing competition, and she enlists a couple of her friends to help--unfortunately Mo proves to be a handful, eating too much candy, making a big mess, and throwing a tantrum, and she and her friends have to clean up fast before her parents get home.
Kiko goes on a school camping trip and learns about gratitude. Includes Reader's Note with contextual advice for caregivers. --
This time the mysterious box transports the golden retriever Ranger back to the shipyards of Belfast in 1912, where a ship is being prepared for her maiden voyage, and when he saves young Patrick Murphy from being crushed by falling boards, Ranger expects to be transported home; when he is not, he knows that somehow his job is not finished--but then, Ranger has never heard of the Titanic, and knows nothing of the fate that awaits Patrick, and all the other people on board.
Clumsy Gary the Giraffe is disappointed that he still cannot reach the top leaves on trees after turning six, but his friends assure him he is not too old to ask for help.