Whether he's showing the ropes to a detention rookie, campaigning for the Student of the Month Award, or writing hilarious movie reviews for The Weekly Bugle, Nate Wright never fails to make his mark at P.S. 38. But middle school's no bed of roses. In fact, sometimes it just plain stinks. Just ask the Great Nose-ini! Nate's alter ego with a sense for scents can smell trouble a mile away... or at the very next desk. Was that you, Gina?--Page 4 of cover.
Hudson, an American dog living in Paris, takes a lost puppy on a whirlwind tour of the city, hoping the pup will recognize his neighborhood.
Featuring a grandfather, and his grandson and granddaughter, this picture book provides a twist to a classic rhyme, sugar and spice and everything nice.
When Moose loses the last two letters of his name and disappears, Cow begs, borrows, and steals to find the necessary letters so that she can be reunited with her best friend.
Lucy, nine, does not like change and now, her best friend has stopped believing in magic and her mother is expecting a baby.
Phoebe and her exceptional hooved pal are back in this all-new collection of comics! Laugh alongside the lovable duo as they question the idea of coolness, gain a deeper appreciation for the power of friendship, and put off summer reading assignments for as long as physically possible.
Linus finds himself entangled in a love triangle (and stuck on top of a snow-covered roof). And Charlie Brown runs away from the law and becomes a vagrant baseball coach.
Lola was just a baby when her family left the Island, so when she has to draw it for a school assignment, she asks her family, friends, and neighbors about their memories of her homeland ... and in the process, comes up with a new way of understanding her own heritage--
When an ancient treasure map is discovered deep in the Forgotten Archive, the Alphas set sail to uncover the mystery! But this adventure has its dangers for these brave heroes. Faced with ocean storms, mysterious islands, and pitfalls at every turn, they will have to use all their smarts and teamwork to complete their search. And it appears that the Alphas aren't the only ones who have taken to the sea...
Trapped in a world where magic is powerful and dreams are real, Cole and his friends are pushed to the limit as they make one final attempt to restore magic to the Outskirts and find their way back home.
When Danny and Dinosaur accidentally go back through history on a time-travelling swing, they zoom right past the Romans, Egyptians, and Greeks to the Jurassic Era, where they meet some new dino friends. But soon there's a rumbling noise...a volcano is about to erupt! Can Dinosaur save the day by pooping them back to the future?
It's spring break, and Stink is faced with a difficult choice: hang out at home with his sister, Judy, or become a Shakespeare Sprite with his friend Sophie of the Elves. Hanged be! When Sophie tells Stink that there will be swordplay and cursing at Shakespeare camp, his choice is made. But wait! How now? The eager young thespian hadn't counted on Riley Rottenberger being a Sprite, too. And he positively had not counted on being the only boy! Fie upon't!--Amazon.com.
Having shot up to six feet tall over the summer, seventh-grader Elle not only has trouble controlling her limbs on the basketball court, she dreads the upcoming school cotillion.
Explains what a doctor is and what their responsibilities are, including helping people who are sick or hurt.
Explains what a police officer is and what their responsibilities are, including keeping people safe.
One day, an egg rolled out of a nest and right into a deep pond. Now that egg is a little duck, and the water is still very scary. Jumping into the pond at all seems impossible, never mind swimming in a line with all his brothers. You're a duck, and ducks don't sink, Big Frog points out. Practicing in a puddle helps a little, while backrubs and snacks from his mother help a little more. Big Frog offers to hold his friend's wing and dive in together, but our little duck knows that some challenges need to be faced alone. Even when they are very scary!
Jackson Sundown, born in Montana in 1863 in the Nez Perce tribe, had a special talent: understanding horses. One day he would grow up to win the Pendleton Round-Up World Championship for bronc riding, in Oregon. He is now in the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, and this book introduces young readers to his fascinating story.--Provided by publisher.
Nate the Great helps his friend Esmeralda find the word she wrote down that was going to be the name of the upcoming pet concert, before it's too late--
Gifted thief Hush finds that she needs to change her ways to stay out of trouble, so when she is assigned to a job at Miz Tromp's Nursery, she learns that she is capable of taking away the pain of others, and teams up with her new friend Desiree to heal her town.
Olga decides she would like to figure out what planet Meh is from and begins to conduct some research on space travel.
Ruby and Violet Mutch, a matched pair, have always collected things in pairs, but when their house will no longer hold everything, Ruby packs her things and moves out.
She's fought giants, clobbered dragons, and now Claudette faces her biggest challenge yet ... herself! Well, that and a gang of vile monsters. It all begins when Claudette's town hosts the annual Warrior Games. After some sneaky maneuvering, Claudette manages to gets herself, Marie, and Gaston chosen as her town's representatives. But none of Claudette's past battles have prepared her for this. And to make matters worse, they must stop the vicious Sea Queen and her evil children from using the Warrior Games to free the dark Wizard Grombach and conquer the world!--Provided by publisher.
100 sheep have leapt over a fence to help a child fall asleep, but when the 101st sheep gets stuck, chaos ensues.
A dog looking for a home sends letters to prospective owners on Butternut Street, with surprising results.
When Maya starts spending a lot of time with Maddie, an old friend, her friends from coding club worry she won't finish her part of the project, coding the lights and music for the winter dance.
After being humiliated while on a field trip to Pluto, Bob, with the help of his alien friend Beep, tries to change his personality and overcome his fears (heights, darkness, space, and spiders) before the next field trip to a black hole. Includes facts about Pluto.
A young girl describes where she finds colors in both the world around her and beyond what she can see.
This webcomic--turned--graphic novel follows Audrey, a young black orphan who is rescued from a neglectful and abusive foster home. Audrey is soon adopted by a suburban white couple who want to give her an excellent life. Her schedule fills up with piano, gymnastics, and French lessons, leaving little time for Audrey's one true passion: drawing. But when her toy puppet, Asa, comes to life and tells Audrey about how he and eight other beings (the titular magic nine ) were banished to Earth from their world by an evil witch, Audrey sketches out a plan to help. -- School Library Journal.
A bear sees that humans fill their garages, or caves, with things and he decides to do the same, until there is no room for him to even move around in his cave home.
A boy who has just missed his bus waits for the next one, but the vehicles that arrive at his stop do not look at all like the one he missed, and the riders who get on them are not quite what he expects either.
A family prepares for a day at the food truck festival, while at the same time, the food truck crews get ready for the same event, checking recipes, starting to cook, and driving to the festival site.
The festival of traditional Japanese arts is coming up, and little Natsumi's big personality is too much for her family's quieter traditions, until her grandfather introduces her to taiko drumming.
Frank Einstein (kid-genius, scientist, and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with Klink (a self-assembled artificial-intelligence entity) and Klank (a mostly self-assembled and artificial almost intelligence entity), once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival, this time studying the science and mysteries of the universe!--
Maybe you remember when a little robotic spacecraft landed on a far-off planet. On August 6, 2012, the rover Curiosity touched down on the rocky surface of Mars and now she's ready to guide you through her journey firsthand. From idea to creation and beyond, this fact-filled, stylish book introduces readers to Curiosity and her mission: to discover more about the red planet and search for evidence of life--Dust jacket.
Max discovers an entire, living world on the floor of the bedroom of the eccentric janitor who disappeared from his boarding school, and must protect from the evil headmaster.
It is 1983 and Vanessa Martin, a thirteen-year-old African American girl in Newark's public housing, dreams of following in the footsteps of the first black Miss America, Vanessa Williams; but with a dysfunctional family (mother in jail, father withdrawn, drunken grandfather, gay cousin) the odds are against her--until a new teacher at school organizes a beauty pageant and encourages Vanessa to enter.
Presents a collection of haiku about the beauty and nature of horses.
Looks at the inspiring story of Joan Procter, a pioneering female scientist who loved reptiles.
When she has to draw a picture of where she immigrated from, Lola asks her family, friends, and neighbors about their memories of her homeland.
Introduces the life and achievements of the first woman to run the Boston Maraton in 1966.
A glitchy time machine strands a bumbling janitor and a brilliant scientist in the distant past, and they must find their way home before they're attacked by angry cavemen or eaten alive by a saber-toothed tiger.
Horse and Buggy are best friends, but Horse likes to dance and Buggy doesn't--until Horse shows him how to get down!--
To save Villagetown, Runt embarks on a perilous quest far beyond the safety of the wall, where he faces bizarre towns, terrifying dungeons, and epic boss battles.
Sprinkles Newman, the local TV meteorologist, is coming to Ella Mentry School! She s going to teach A.J. and the gang all about the weather. But what happens when a real live (well, not live) hurricane comes to the school? Hold on to your umbrellas!
An empowering wordless graphic picture book that gets to the heart of a young boy's anxiety and opens the way for dialogue about acceptance, vulnerability, and the universal experience of worry.
Best friends Rabbit and Possum are always looking for fun--even if it often lands one (or both) of them in a jam!--
The Aldens are helping out at a doughnut shop, but when a rival store opens across town, strange events follow, and the children have a mouthwatering mystery to solve!
While his scientist-parents study Earth, second-grader Zeke tries to fit in but Harris, a classmate, notices his abilities and sets out to prove Zeke is an alien.
Annie and Liam call on their friends Francis and Zoe to help when a strange group visits Treecrest and takes over the hunting grounds.
Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others and being kind to one another.
This book outlines how playful, cuddly, helpful, and smart cats have been throughout history as icons of worship, skilled hunters, comforters to the sick, faithful companions, and detectors of diseases in humans. The author recounts the origins of superstitions regarding black cats, explores the role of cats in Japanese and Chinese cultures, and provides a useful guide to how cats communicate with other cats and with humans.--
Time moves slowly on vacation. And for someone who has spent a long time entertaining themselves and has had the garden, the kitchen, forest paths, the lake, and even Grandpa all to herself, it can be hard to invite another in on the fun. So when a young girl's grandfather brings an elephant home to stay, she is not pleased at all. Nostalgic and often dreamlike, this wordless story is about interrupted solitude, learning to be together with another, and how the choices we make deeply affect our lives.--
Bear and Wolf become unlikely companions one winter's evening when they discover each other out walking in the falling snow--
Perfect for budding young chefs looking to cook with confidence, this book will help make sure all your meals hit the spot. Cooking Step by Step is packed with 50 mouthwatering recipes that are easy to make and tasty enough for the whole family to enjoy.
A boy's mother, reluctant to allow him even one pet, is increasingly unhappy as each pet wants a pet of its own.
Day breaks over the town. Get up, everybody! It's time to go to school. For the old man too, it's time to wake up. The night was icy and he's hungry. His name? He doesn't know . . .
Sita (A.K.A . Squishy) has moved in with her father and his new family, which includes a pair of twin girls (Jessie and Vee) while her mother is away on a security assignment in Geneva, and she is finding her bonus sisters difficult to get along with even though they are only five months older--but when Vee finds out that Squishy is feeding a runaway boy who is hiding in the apartment house garage the two girls discover that a shared secret can be the starting point of a firm friendship.
When five fruit-loving elephants spot a scrumptious hard-to-reach fruit high up in a tree, it's a race to see who can claim it first! But after one too many fumbles, the elephants begin to lose their cool, and the highly coveted fruit is whisked away by the teeny-tiniest of all jungle creatures--mice! The elephants soon realize they have a lot to learn from this cooperative little bunch.
A hungry chicken (who thinks he s a flamingo) and a quick-thinking worm set off on a madcap adventure and forge an unlikely friendship.
Summer, Fall, Winter, or Spring the Weather Girls are ready for whatever the seasons might bring! Follow these busy girls as they climb mountains, fly hot-air balloons, and soak in a rainbow-sky sunset. Charming rhyming verse and adorable art make this picture book irresistible and perfect for sharing!
Rey travels across the galaxy to the distant planet Ahch-To in search of the missing Jedi, Luke Skywalker.
Raffa Santana is a healer, not a fighter. As a gifted apothecary, he has amazing instincts for unleashing the potential of magical-seeming plants. But his skills have failed to free the animals that the heartless Chancellor captured and turned against the people of Obsidia directly threatening Raffa's friends and family.
Pairing two very unlike animals together for an imaginary fight, this book has readers comparing and contrasting the features of Brachiosaurus and giraffes--
Pairing two very unlike animals together for an imaginary fight, this book has readers comparing and contrasting the features of cheetahs and tortoises--
Pairing two unusual plants together for an imaginary fight, this book has readers comparing and contrasting the features of corpse flowers and Venus fly traps--Provided by publisher.
Pairing two very unlike animals together for an imaginary fight, this book has readers comparing and contrasting the features of dung beetles and elephants--
Pairing two very unlike animals together for an imaginary fight, this book has readers comparing and contrasting the features of great white sharks and mosquitos--
Pairing two very unlike animals together for an imaginary fight, this book has readers comparing and contrasting the features of T. rex and rhinoceroses--
In the second book in the new Finding Tinker Bell series, The Never Girls' quest takes them to a mysterious shadow island. Can they find Tink without putting the rest of their fairy friends in danger?--
In 1210 Scotland, when invading knights capture 12-year-old Drest's father, the Mad Wolf of the North, and her beloved brothers who make up his fearsome war-band, she sets off to rescue them from the castle prison, taking along a wounded knight as her captive to trade for her family's freedom--
After moving to Rome with her father, thirteen-year-old Beatrice witnesses a shadowy figure steal the turtle sculptures from a fountain located outside her window and is determined to solve the crime herself when no one believes her story.
Working on an assignment for her journalism class, Brianna Justice learns about coding, and the difference between herself and a group of inner city girls--
Middle schooler Natalie's year-long assignment to answer a question using the scientific method leads to truths about her mother's depression and her own cultural identity.
It is the summer of 1775. The British occupy Boston and its busy harbor, holding residents captive and keeping a strong military foothold. The threat of smallpox looms, and the town is cut off, even from food supplies. Following the battles of Lexington and Concord, Congress unanimously elects George Washington commander in chief of the American armed forces, and he is sent to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to transform the ragtag collection of volunteer militiamen into America's first army. The war has so far been little more than a series of intermittent skirmishes, but Washington is in constant fear of attack--until he takes the offensive with results that surprise everyone, the British most of all--Jacket flap.
Jason has just learned that his Afghan mother has been living illegally in the United States since his father was killed in Afghanistan. Although Jason was born in the US, it's hard to feel American now when he's terrified that his mother will be discovered -- and that they will be separated. When he sees his mother being escorted from her workplace by two officers, Jason feels completely alone. He boards a train with the hope of finding his aunt in New York City, but as soon as he arrives in Penn Station, the bustling city makes him wonder if he's overestimated what he can do. After an accident lands him in the hospital, Jason finds an unlikely ally in a fellow patient. Max, a whip-smart girl who wants nothing more than to explore the world on her own terms, joins Jason in planning a daring escape out of the hospital and into the skyscraper jungle -- even though they both know that no matter how big New York City is, they won't be able to run forever.
Ben Braver is sent to a secret school where kids with super abilities learn to control their powers, even though he does not have any super abilities and no one has ever thought he could be special.
Dory, nicknamed Rascal, has her first loose tooth, but her excitement turns to concern when imaginary evil robber Mrs. Gobble Gracker captures the tooth fairy.
Presents the story of Bill Monroe, whose deep Kentucky roots helped him to create the unique American music called bluegrass.
Twelve-year-old Belle Martin and her family move to Mingo, Colorado, in 1910 when the U.S. government offers 320 acres of land free to homesteaders.
In the distant future, when a new species rules the earth, thirteen-year-old Prince Leo struggles to hide a dangerous and forbidden power he cannot control while trying to unlock the mysteries of his origins--
Mr. Baker's eighth grade class thought they were in for a normal field trip to Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, but their journey takes a terrifying turn when an earthquake hits and the students are plunged into a frigid underground lake, forcing them to fight for survival and find their way back above ground.
Join three fantastic felines as they embark on the adventures of their (nine) lives in this colorful Chapters book, filled with photos and fun facts. Meet Dusty, a Siamese cat who gives the phrase cat burglar new meaning. Take to the seas with Scatty, a sailor and cat hero. And trek across the United States with Vladimir, a real-life cat explorer! These amazing--and TRUE--stories are sure to keep cat lovers and adventure fans on the edge of their seats--
Get tons of fashion, makeup, and beauty tips from the fairest one of all: Evie, daughter of the Evil Queen! Featuring beloved characters from the hit Disney movie Descendants, fans will love flipping through the pages to find out how they can try out the styles showcased in their favorite film.
An introduction to the human body includes hands-on projects that help readers learn about the different parts of the body and how they work.
For beginners and green-thumbed foodies, this unusually all-inclusive garden-to-kitchen cookbook is part lesson in gardening and part collection of healthy, delicious, kid-friendly recipes.
When the family minivan needs replacing, Sam has the perfect plan to turn the new car into a monster minivan, complete with a dragon painted on it. But first, Sam has to convince his family why a monster minivan is the best choice--not to mention learn how to paint a dragon!--
Calling all Portal Masters! Dark forces are closing in, and this guide is the best hope for keeping Skylands safe. Learn all you can about the realms, from the Core of LIght to Mind Magic to Minions-- both irritating and menacing. To face Kaos and all his evil tricks, you will need to be as knowledgeable as the great heroes themselves, the Skylanders!
A young boy deals with his parents' separation by focusing on finding his lost frog.--
From the ashes of the Empire has arisen another threat to the galaxy's freedom: the ruthless First Order. Fortunately, new heroes have emerged to take up arms-- and perhaps lay down their lives-- for the cause. Rey, the orphan strong in the Force; Finn, the ex-stormtrooper who stands against his former masters; and Poe Dameron, the fearless X-wing pilot, have been drawn together to fight side-by-side with General Leia Organa and the Resistance. But the First Order's Supreme Leader Snoke and his merciless enforcer Kylo Ren are adversaries with superior numbers and devastating firepower at their command. Against this enemy, the champions of light may finally be facing their extinction. Their only hope rests with a lost legend: Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.
This picture book encourages children aged 5+ to look at simple two-color shapes and discover the various meanings they acquire depending on how they're organized on the page. Brief captions further enhance the simple illustrations, giving the most trivial things a poetic connotation. The cereal bowl is not just a cereal bowl, it's a morning meal. A message in a bottle is an adventure, and an empty treasure chest a disappointment.--
Nancy and Bree can t wait to go. But when Bree gets sick and has to miss the show, Nancy decides to put on a bubble show of her own. Will Nancy and her classmates be able to put on the best bubble show ever?
A cumulative rhyme about the animals who help Robin build her nest.
A busy creature eats his way through the alphabet!--
The Smon Smon hangs its last ron ron next to its won won on a lon lon and floats away in a ton ton. But when the Smon Smon falls into a zon zon...what happens next is what makes any world worth being in.-- Page 4 of cover.
A girl searches for fairies in her backyard and the woods beyond, following little clues and traces of magic. Fairies and other magical creatures can be found on every page, hidden among the flowers, trees and pebbles. But although readers can see them, the girl keeps searching, just one step behind In the end, it is clear (both to the girl and readers) that there is magic all around, even when it s hidden in plain sight.
Told in rhyme, a bear settles on the narrator's porch, and is soon followed by many other woodland friends, until the porch collapses under the weight--but bear and his friends repair the damage and almost everybody is invited to lunch.
Children form teams, build a pitch, and play a joyous game of soccer, in a book with English and Creole (as spoken in Saint Lucia) vocabulary words.
Six months before the famous Wright Brothers' first flight, Aída de Acosta became the first woman to fly a powered aircraft.--
Siblings Jack and Jill deal with their dog, Bill, interrupting their T-ball game.
After going to two friends' birthday parties, Max wants a party, too, so Grandma suggests a half birthday party, with all the half-trimmings.
Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim mother in the pages of her diary.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a little boy through a day of imaginative play with various toys, followed by a quiet time of books and crayons as bedtime nears.
Esther the Wonder Pig was adopted as a teacup pig, but her dads Steve and Derek quickly find that she's actually a full-size pig who is far too big for their little apartment, so the family expands to a full-size farm with Esther and all her animal friends.--
A pig experiences adversity but in the end enjoys a perfect summer day--
When Grandma says she's seen a tiger in the garden, Nora doesn't believe her. She's too old to play Grandma's silly games! Everyone knows that tigers live in jungles, not gardens. So, even when Nora sees butterflies with wings as big as her arm, and plants that try and eat her toy giraffe, and a polar bear that likes fishing, she knows there's absolutely, definitely no way there could be a tiger in the garden. Could there?
Rey is strong, determined, and ready for anything. In these three stories she uncovers a threat to the Millennium Falcon, helps a hapless happabore, and crosses paths with a greedy Teedo. Rey's choices, both big and small, show what it truly means to be a hero--Back cover.
Bob does not like the noisy, crowded streets and school hallways of his New York City home, so he decides to build a tree house in the cool, green calm of Central Park. Includes a note about the real Bob Redman.
Twelve-year-old Lennie Mercado's grandfather, the current Prime Wizard of Pomporromp, is retiring and decides to host a tournament for Lennie and her cousins to compete to win his title, land, position, castle, and unlimited magical powers, but when Poppop introduces new rules to eliminate sibling rivalry, Lennie decides the games are unfair and makes plans to sabotage the event.
Idu (Ee-doo) and Adu (Aa-doo) are very excited. Guests are coming over for dinner and their Mamma has already cooked a lot. Next, she is cooking Gulab jamuns, but Idu and Adu don't know what Gulab jamuns are. Before long, they discover just how good these wonderful golden, sugary syrup-soaked balls are and how quickly they melt in their mouths. But Mamma has only made 10 Gulab jamuns. Will they last until their guests come?--Back cover.
Profiles the lives of thirteen women who have left their mark on world history, including Caroline Herschel, Marie Curie, Mary Verghese, and Malala Yousafzai.
Profiles the lives of thirteen women who have left their mark on world history, including Caroline Herschel, Marie Curie, Mary Verghese, and Malala Yousafzai.
Twenty-eight science projects and experiments to be done outside will spark kids' creativity and help them develop science skills through hands-on learning.
Scientists Roxanne Beltran and Patrick Robinson set off on a polar adventure, traveling to Antarctica to study the lives of Weddell seals. By finding Patches, a wily seal they've been tracking since birth, they'll be able to learn a lot about how much the seals get to eat and how many pups they raise. A Seal Named Patches takes young readers to the very bottom of the globe, where they meet the animals that live in cold, icy conditions. Through photos and real-life stories, young readers will learn about how scientists do fieldwork, the challenges of researching animals in harsh climates, what it's like to fly in a helicopter over Antarctica.
When his dad builds him a tree fort, Russell thinks it is perfect--right up until he notices another tree fort going up three houses over.--from Publishers description.
At last all were gathered inside the ark. It heaved with animals, large and small. Mrs Noah wore a brand-new coat, with a hood and a cape - and very deep pockets. Lots of pockets. When Mr Noah builds the ark, he makes two lists - one for all the animals who will come on board and one for those troublesome creatures he will leave behind. Meanwhile, Mrs Noah gets out her sewing machine and makes a coat with very deep pockets. Lots of pockets.
In the daytime, Morgan's tall hat and toy sword make him feel big and strong, but they aren't enough to drive away his fears at night. His beloved Nana provides a solution with a special lion toy that, Morgan imagines, comes to life at night to help him face down his bad dreams.--
Three strangers meet in the forest and decide to hike to the top of a volcano together. Along the way, they help each other confront their fears and insecurities--
Polly and Her Duck Costume tells the true story of Polly, a little blind goat who was rescued by Leanne Lauricella, rescuer of farmyard animals and founder of the immensely popular Instagram account The Goats of Anarchy. Polly has some trouble adapting to her new life until her new mom gives her a warm and fuzzy duck costume, which turns out to be the perfect fit! Follow along with Polly as she finds love with her new family, gains confidence, and makes new friends.