Mr. Tweed is back with a brand new adventure, and he needs your help once more! He's come to the zoo to see his favorite ten-piece band perform, but they can't find each other--can you spot them amongst all the other animals? A beautifully illustrated search-and-find book from the wacky imagination of Jim Stoten. Children are encouraged to participate in the hunt for the missing band members, who are cleverly hidden within Stoten's wonderfully whimsical and brightly colored drawings.
Pablo, nearly ten, has many questions about his origins and how he arrived at Isla as a baby, but finding the answers may mean losing his lifetime companion, Birdy the parrot.
Looking forward to joining the new coding club at school so that she can develop her app idea, Lucy is disappointed by the lukewarm reception she receives from the club's other members, who work with her to decipher mysterious coding notes.
Set in the ocean off Japan, this retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears stars Kiniro, a mermaid, who finds a baby octopus's breakfast, chair, and bed just right--
Wonder Woman teams up with her Super Hero High classmates to save the day.
Presents a loving Abuelo who brings his guitar and memories on visits spent singing with his grandchildren in the face of good and bad times. Inspired by the story of the author's grandfather, a successful mariachi musician.
A boy called Thing works with a secret organization to rescue Emmeline from Dr. Siegfried Bauer, who wants her parents to awaken a powerful creature in the ice fields of Greenland.
Odin, the ruler of the Asgardians, has an important mission for Demon. Goldbristle, the gods' prized shining boar, is losing his light. Now Demon must travel to Asgard in the North to search this cold, snowy land for anything that might cure this beast. -back of cover.
In trouble at home and school again for turning in a not-quite honest memoir, eleven-year-old Cricket and her equally fanciful grandmother, Dodo, set out on a crosstown Manhattan adventure.
An eleven-year-old girl discovers a family of panthers that were thought to be extinct. But when others find out they are alive, too, she must risk everything to save the species--
In 1982 Iran, twelve-year-old Reza is more interested in music than war, but enlists in obedience to his devout mother and soon finds himself in a prison camp in Iraq.
Seventh-grader Joseph Friedman is friendless and puny, with ADD to boot. He spends most of his time avoiding the class bully and hiding out in the Resource Room. But the Resource Room teacher encourages (i.e., practically forces) him to join the school cross country team, and he meets Heather, a new student who's tough and athletic and refuses to be pushed around by anybody--
In Washington, D.C., twelve-year-old Florian Bates, a consulting detective for the FBI, and his best friend Margaret must uncover the truth behind a series of private middle school pranks that may or may not involve the daughter of the President of the United States.
At year's end, witches attack every coach trying to leave Pennyroyal Academy, and Evie must devise a plan to save the day before their supplies are depleted.
Twelve-year-old Sky, a horse whisperer like her father, must put her own troubles aside when a devastating sickness strikes the foals at the multimillion dollar horse farms where they work.
Twelve-year-old María Luisa O'Neill-Morales (who really prefers to be called Malú) reluctantly moves with her Mexican-American mother to Chicago and starts seventh grade with a bang--violating the dress code with her punk rock aesthetic and spurning the middle school's most popular girl in favor of starting a band with a group of like-minded weirdos.
In a world full of ghosts, Rosa and Jasper live in the only unhaunted town--but must spring to action when they realize the ghosts are lying in wait to take the town back--
Wakem the rooster sings beautifully. He can't, however, stop crowing, including late into the night. When Wakem's days and nights become mixed up, the raucous rooster is awake long past bedtime--waking everybody up! While cat and dog offer great tips for improved sleep, it's owl's clever twist on counting sheep that saves the day for Wakem and his barnyard friends--
Federica's busy family can't keep their house clean! To get away from the buzzy, buggy mess, she escapes to the peaceful park where she can spend time with her animal friends--which gives her an idea.--
Meet Ira Crumb. He's the new kid in town. He knows what that means: when the new school year starts, he'll play alone at recess, eat alone at lunch, and walk home alone at the end of the day. So Ira launches a whole-hearted campaign to befriend neighborhood kids before the first day. But his best-laid plans -- A sandwich stand! A dance-off! -- fall flat, and playing it cool doesn't seem to work either. ust as Ira decides school will be HORRIBLE, a comical misunderstanding connects him with Malcolm, who was the new kid last year and totally gets it -- and who, it turns out, will make a pretty good friend. Full of comedic touches, comics-style storytelling, and a diverse cast of quirky characters, this hilarious debut picture book puts an endearing spin on the anxiety that accompanies change and making friends.
Join the ride as a team of adorable vehicles work together to build a new road in this fresh, cement-mixing spin on the classic nursery rhyme, The House That Jack Built. -- from Amazon.
At night, Tiger's strange and heartwarming hobbies come to light.
A biography of architect Zaha Hadid, who grew up in Baghdad and went on to design buildings all over the world.
Introduces the life of Eugen Sandow, including his sickly childhood in Prussia, his defeat of strongmen Sampson and Cyclops, and his founding of the Great Competition in 1901.
The Berenstain Bears enjoy a fun-filled day outdoors playing football with their friends.
This is a picture book biography for children ages 6-10 about Amalia Hernández (1917-2000), the dancer and choreographer who founded the Mexican Folkloric Ballet, a dance organization that continues to perform today. The author/illustrator is Duncan Tonatiuh--~Award-winning author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh tells the story of Amalia Hernandez, dancer and founder of El Ballet Folklorico de Mexico. Published in time for the 100th anniversary of Hernandez's birth, Danza! is the first picture book about the famous dancer and choreographer. Danza! is a celebration of Hernandez's life and of the rich history of dance in Mexico. As a child, Amalia always thought she would grow up to be a teacher, until she saw a performance of dancers in her town square. She was fascinated by the way the dancers twirled and swayed, and she knew that someday she would be a dancer, too. She began to study many different types of dance, including ballet and modern, under some of the best teachers in the world. Hernandez traveled throughout Mexico studying and learning regional dances. Soon she founded her own dance company, El Ballet Folklorico de Mexico, where she integrated her knowledge of ballet and modern dance with folkloric dances. The group began to perform all over the country and soon all over the world, becoming an international sensation that still tours today. Duncan Tonatiuh's picture books have been honored with many awards and accolades, including the Pura Belpre Award, the Robert F. Sibert Award, and the New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award. With Tonatiuh's distinctive Mixtec-inspired artwork and colorful drawings that seem to leap off the page, Danza! will enthrall and inspire young readers with the fascinating story of this important dancer and choreographer--
In the stillness of a summer dawn, two siblings leave their campsite with fishing rods, tackle and bait, and push a red canoe into the lake. A perfect morning on the water unfolds, with thrilling glimpses of wildlife along the way.--
In this book without words, Mr. Crocodile gets up every morning and carefully gets ready for work--but just what is his job?
Missing the familiarity of first grade and imagining the impossible tasks assigned by his next teacher, a boy refuses to start second grade.
Pattan has an amazing pumpkin. It grows bigger than the goats, bigger than the elephants... so BIG that it is as TALL as the mountains. Then one day, the storm clouds burst and the waters rise. Pattan, his family, and all the animals are in danger from the momentous flood. Can Pattan and his giant pumpkin save the day? Based on a traditional tale told by the Irula people of southern India -- From dust jacket.
Seventh-grader Zinnia's last-day-of-school got off to a bad start when she ended up in the vice principal's office for yarn-bombing a statue of the school mascot, but it is about to get a whole lot worse--because, thanks to the incompetence of Bee 641, a colony of commercial, migratory bees escaping from a truck has settled their colony in her hair.
A student who uses a wheelchair finds a way to see her dog each day in school.
Seamus would give anything to be taller! One day, while playing dress-up in his mother's closet, he finds a way to reach new heights. With his mother's high-heeled shoes on, Seamus can suddenly reach everything that was once too high: the top-floor elevator button, the chocolate milk in the fridge, the TV remote and that horrid picture of him as a baby. But when Seamus encounters problems that can't be solved from a great height, he has to admit that sometimes being small just isn't so bad.--
With his wife's encouragement, a shepherd learns to read at age 40 and eventually becomes one of the greatest sages in Jewish history--Provided by publisher.
It's almost time for the season finale of Space Battle Lunchtime, and finalist Peony (the only Earth contestant) is nowhere to be found! That's because she's been kidnapped and taken to the set of Space Battle Lunchtime's biggest rival, Cannibal Coliseum, where chefs compete to cook... each other. Up against some of the most dangerous aliens in the galaxy, will Peony even make it to the end of the show? Stay tuned!--P.  of cover.
Black Belt Bunny is good at sidekicks, backflips, and air chops, but when told he must learn to make a salad, he resists, only to be unexpectedly empowered by himself and the narrator--
Longing to be human so that she can win the love of a young prince, a little mermaid makes a dangerous pact with the Sea Witch.
A biracial Indian/Caucasian girl is nervous to begin middle school, especially since her mother is now the breadwinner of the family, her best friend may no longer be a bestie, and the appearance of the seventeen hairs over her lip that form a very unwanted mustache--
Max has the powers of every princess ever . . . too bad she just wants to be a detective. Budding detective or princess in training? These are just a few of the questions Princess Maxine Titan must ask herself on her tenth birthday. See, turning ten is the very important day when every princess meets her very own fairy godmother and receives a special gift. When Max is bestowed with the powers of every princess in the known universe she longs to reject this clich#65533;d royal convention and follow in the footsteps of her greatest heroes: Philip Marlowe! Sherlock Holmes! Miss Marple! Poor Max fears her detective career may end before it starts, that is, until her baby brother is kidnapped... Written by Kelly Thomspon ( Jem and the Holograms ) and illustrated by Brianne Drouhard ( Harpy Gee ), Mega Princess follows Max and her trusted steed Justine (aka jerk pony), as they navigate strange new powers, wonderous lands, and their own conflicted friendship in an journey to find out who took Prince Bobs and what greater forces are at play in the kingdom.
A young rabbit is frightened by his underwear--
Sadie and Sherman set out to rescue little Ellsworth, the goldfish Amy Scott received for her birthday and threw right into the ocean.
When the wild animals of Ankle Snap Alley start disappearing and Kit the raccoon discovers that they are being taken to the zoo, he leads the Moonlight Brigade on a daring rescue operation to free his friends and family but runs into opposition from animals who prefer a life of protection in the zoo over one of freedom in the wild.
Olive discovers an old theater where she'll finally have a chance to shine on stage, but this theater--and its mysterious owner--are hiding dark secrets--
The very hungry caterpillar celebrates some of the things it's thankful for.
Excitedly attending her friend's birthday party, Sophie becomes jealous when her friend receives a mouse house, a gift Sophie has always wanted.
On the night of a middle school dance, excitement yields to complications for seven students, some who perform with their rock band, some who attend, and some who have other obligations.
Budding scientist Lucy builds a rocket ship and accidentally sends her beloved dog, Laika, into space.
Bear has made a wonderful den for himself, but finds that no matter what he adds to his den, something is missing.
Describes how an Iraqi refugee family was separated from their beloved cat, Kunkush, while on a crowded boat crossing to Greece. Strangers helped the cat and his family to reunite.
Twin mice Sydney and Simon compete to create the most interesting project about the Earth's moon for their elementary school, and win the first prize--a chance to meet a real astronaut.
While Gwin, a Fetcher, and her family defy the Devouts by sharing song and story, the Oyster's crew and the Sunkers continue fighting to bring light back to the dark world.
Bonaparte the skeleton is literally falling to pieces and needs help from his friends to pull himself together before the first day of school.
Best pals Dana (Scully) and Fox (Mulder) have pitched a tent in the backyard for a sleepover. But the night is full of strange sounds, lights, and shadows. Surely there's a rational, scientific explanation for everything...or is there?--Publisher's website.
Chased into the woods by neighborhood bullies who are after his Halloween candy, fifth grader Charlie Cooper quickly gets lost and finds his way into Vampyreishtat--or Monsterland, an uncharted land where werewolves, mummies, and vampires live freely--and with the help of the Monster of all Monsters, Charlie hopes he will find his cousin Billy who disappeared a year ago.
Looks at the goodness of most people, pointing out how many more people there are in the world who would like to help others than would like to hurt them, and even most of those who do bad things can change.
For decades, something has lurked in the swampy lakes of East Texas. When a TV show offers a million dollars to the person that can provide conclusive proof of the creature, Everdil, her brother, and two friends form a team to snap a picture of Bigfoot. But tracking a monster, especially one nobody's been able to catch, proves trickier than Everdil expected. With each new adventure, Everdil seems to create more problems with her friends and family than she solves. In the end, she has to hope that her brave, foolish actions will ultimately make things right with everyone, including Bigfoot. --Goodreads.
Isadora Moon, a vampire fairy, has to decided which school she wants to go to--vampire or fairy.
Armed with a vivid imagination and her trusty cat mask, Lily can take on anything--even a new school... But when her teacher tells her no masks allowed in class, Lily worries, can she make friends without it? Anyone who has been daunted by a new experience, or struggled to put on a good face, will relate to Lily. Whimsical art brings Lily, her father, and her new classmates to life, with text that begs to be read aloud. Perfect for Father's Day, back to school, and even Halloween--Lily and her grinning cat mask are sure to make you smile back.--Amazon.com.
When her big sister is too busy to play Let's pretend and tell entertaining stories, a little sister creates Sister Day.
Little lion learns strength and resilience in the face of ridicule from his fellow animals when he reaches for the moon--and touches it.
When Zebra accidentally steps on Lion's toe, Lion gets angry and begins chasing Zebra in what turns out to be a remarkable show.
Mingo is injured and loses his memory when he faces a bad storm during his first migration, but he makes friends who will do whatever it takes to help him heal and get back where he belongs.
Feeling unappreciated during the performance, a magician's assistant grabs the wand and performs some feats of her own.
Two billy goats discover the perils of making assumptions and acting on prejudice in this timely tale about online bullying--
A hungry giant wants to eat Jack for a snack but is waylaid by other children who need his help.
Join in the list of important things to say goodnight to--ships, animals, plants, toys and, of course, the sun--
Benny's family owns a knishery and sells delicious round dumplings. Then the Tisch family opens a store across the street--selling square knishes--and Benny's papa worries. So he lowers his prices! But Mr. Tisch does too. As each knishery tries to outdo the other, Benny helps his papa realize there's room on Rivington Street for more than one knishery.
In this heartbreakingly tender picture book, a young girl and her family become climate refugees as the small island they call home is slowly engulfed by rising sea levels.--
When Edmond Bigsnout, a lone wolf, sets out to satisfy his craving for a city rabbit, his efforts are foiled by apartment dwellers who think he is a new neighbor.
George is great at remembering things. When it's time to get ready for school, he remembers to wake up his family and put on his favorite fuzzy sweater and brand-new superhero watch. So why does George feel like he is forgetting something? Readers know what George forgot, but will he ever figure it out?--
Early Sunday Morning follows June, Mommy, Daddy, and brother Troy through their weekend routine as June prepares for a special performance leading the children's choir at church on Sunday morning. Readers spend the weekend with June as she collects helpful pieces of advice on how to be less nervous about her big solo. Along the way, she visits the barbershop with Mommy and Troy, gets her hair done by Mommy, receives a special dress from her aunt, and shares her family ritual of getting ready for Sunday morning service. As her special moment approaches, June leans on the support of her whole family, as well as advice from her father, to conquer her fear of singing in front of the congregation. Early Sunday Morning is a heartwarming celebration of the special time a young girl and her family share together as she learns how to lift her mighty voice.
When Victor, total expert at everything, finds himself at the center of an intergalactic conflict, he'll need the help of his trusty sidekick Dumpylumps the duck, and his best friend Patti, to find his way out.
When her friends in the British boy band Abbey Road ask singer-songwriter Lark to be their opening act, can she find the courage to overcome her recurring stage fright in time to perform when it counts the most?
Catwoman creates the perfect diversion at the cat show, while plotting the theft of an ancient Egyptian necklace that is supposed to give the person wearing it nine lives and superpowers at the art museum and it is up to Batman and Robin to prevent the crime.
Darkseid has kidnapped Jason Blood and plans to free the demon Etrigan who, because of Merlin's curse, shares Jason's body--and it is up to the members of the Justice League to confront the supervillain on the planet Apokolips and discover why he needs Etrigan.
The Justice League battles with the Injustice Gang to ward off a global ice age.
When school children start changing into zombies, Batman, Superman, Aquaman, and the rest of the Justice League leap into action. They soon discover that Starro the Conqueror is bent on world domination with the help of a cellphone app. Can the Justice League stop the alien starfish before it's too late? Or will Starro's sinister cyberspore lead to a worldwide zombie apocalypse?
When an ancient force turns up in Equestria stealing magic from ponies, Twilight and her friends step in to stop the thefts and restore order to the kingdom.
Children and their robot friend build a treehouse in a rhyme that fits the tune of London Bridge is Falling Down. Includes facts about simple machines, jobs robots do, an activity, and musical notation.
When Dr. Cosmic's class meets Commander Nova, the school astronomer, they know their next lesson will be out of this world! With the help of Dr. Cosmic's latest invention--a planetarium--the class must complete four challenges. Each time the planetarium shifts and the atmosphere changes, the students find themselves floating from planet to planet. They put their new magnetic antigravity belts and trusted handbooks to the test to figure out where in the solar system Dr. Cosmic's invention has 'sent' them--and how to land safely back on Earth.--
Counts up ten dogs who are waiting in a shelter, then counts back down to one as each dog is adopted--
When Alex and his cousin Sarah are visiting their grandparents, Alex gets terrible red, itchy hives. Yikes! He's allergic to a ghost! Even worse, the ghost won't leave him alone -- he wants Alex and Sarah's help. Can they solve the ghost's mystery and get rid of Alex's awful rash before it ruins everything?
Gabby Gomez keeps her Gum Girl heroics secret from her parents, but there is a new villain in town and the city needs her to help.
Oliver wants to drink tea with a friend. Philbert, who loves tea, tries to get Oliver's attention.
This nonfiction picture book is full of stunning wildlife photographs of the bears of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia.--
Describes the life and accomplishments of the founder of Hull House, a settlement house in Chicago, where she provided aid to immigrant families and whose legacy is still evident today.
Eleven-year-old Dewey has successfully solved all sorts of parent problems for other kids, including overprotective mothers and fathers who pick their noses, but he faces a challenge of his own when he learns his parents are thinking about moving to another state.
Do you want to GROSS OUT your friends? Do you like making people LAUGH? Would you like to throw the best HALLOWEEN party? THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU! Inside you'll find all the best recipes for foods that LOOK DISGUSTING but are actually DELICIOUS! From (fake) rotten eggs to big green (fake) boogers, these recipes are sure to make the grossest, most disgusting (but completely harmless and totally delicious) foods ever! BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE! Included with all of the gross (but yummy) recipes are facts about REAL gross foods eaten all around the world! Learn the truth about eating fish heads in Alaska and wasp crackers in Japan and so much more.--back cover
We set off, very slowly. Mouse walks at a snail's pace. He stops at lampposts and fences and sniffs for a long time. Sometimes he looks up at me and then I usually say something. I maybe say old man in a very nice voice, not my usual one.--Amazon.com.
Humphrey is spending the weekend at Garth's house when the prize for his scavenger hunt is stolen from its hiding place in Humphrey's cage.--
When Earth is taken over by the alien race the Boov, who try to relocate the humans, it's up to one resourceful girl, Tip, and a banished member of the Boov named Oh, to work together to put things right.
The android Amazo returns through a portal, determined to exterminate the human race, and it is up to the members of the Justice League to stop him.
Celebrates all the ways, after the sun goes down, light finds a way to shine, from lighthouses and fireflies to moonlight in an owl's eyes and a crackling campfire.
Energy Lab for Kids, created for kids by a teacher, offers challenging experiments and guided discussions along with how-tos, discoveries, and pointers from prize-winning kids.--
Forced to move to North Carolina, eleven-year-old Sunny schemes to get her adoptive mother back together with the man who has been like her father, until she finds a photograph that changes everything.
Tempest Chadow wasn't always the angry, relentless leader of the Storm King's fearsome hordes. Once, she was a happy filly, living with her friends in Equestria and dreaming of attending Princess Celestia's School for gifted Unicorns. When an act of bravery costs Tempest her horn - and ultimately her magic - her life is ruined. Disappointed and bitter, Tempest flees into the world beyond Equestria, eventually setting her on a collision course with the dreaded Storm King. when he promises to restore her horn in exchange for her service, Tempest agrees to launch an epic campaign to destroy Canterlot.
Mal, Evie, Carlos, and Jay may be the children of terrible villains, but they're fitting in amazingly well on Auradon. Well, at least most of them are. For Mal, the pressure to be royally perfect is too intense, so she returns to her rotten roots on the Isle of the Lost. But Mal soon finds that her archenemy, Uma, the daughter of Ursula, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed princess of evil. Even worse, Uma has a plan to destroy Auradon--and a gnarly gang of pirates to back her up! It's a classic battle between wicked and evil...and these kids are made for trouble.--Back cover.
Descendants 2 fans will adore this all-new Spell Book. When Mal first got to Auradon, she used her spell book to try and destroy the place, and then she used it to fit in there. And then it fell into the wrong hands. . . Or should we say tentacles? This spell book has been completely updated with fresh spells, plus brand new comments, photos, and inside information from villain kids Mal, Evie, Jay, Carlos. . . and Uma. This is the next chapter in their story.
Sometimes we want a thing so much we can't prevent ourselves from taking it. When a girl steals her friend's beautiful yellow kite, she soon discovers what a big mistake she has made. But she's also in store for another discovery--one of kindness, forgiveness, and friendship.
A small boy longed to roll and play in the grass like his father had when he was a child. But the boy lived in a concrete city without any grass or trees. Then, one day the boy and his friend discovered a sapling hiding behind a low wall. The boy had never seen a tree before. He was so amazed, he dreamed about the tree. When they heard that a condominium was being built right on the spot where their tree was growing, the boy and his friend knew they had to dig it up and replant it in a safe place. They had to make sure the last tree survived.
Lint Boy and Lint Bear live in their cozy dryer home, carefree and happy--until the day Lint Bear is snatched away by a cruel woman with a vendetta against dolls! Can Lint Boy unite a group of lost dolls to vanquish the villain and save his brother? This magical story is showcased in the stunning full-color art of this young graphic novel. A gently gothic, age-appropriate blend of Roald Dahl and Tim Burton, Lint Boy is a compelling tale of good vs. evil that will leave readers spellbound.