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By Patrick Spaziante, Wrigley Stuart. 2018
Two times the action, ten times the mayhem, and a billion chances for alien madness! <p><p>Wildvine and Four Arms lead… the charge in two intergalactic stories from Cartoon Network's Ben 10. <p>Which alien's skills pass the ultimate test: tropical Wildvine or brawny Four Arms? <p> Follow along in two super-special adventures as ten-year-old Ben takes each alien out for a spin. <p>Worlds are threatened, villains are vanquished, and Ben only bungles up a handful of times!
By Callie Barkley, Tracy Bishop. 2016
Ellie's dream of being a flower girl comes true in the fourteenth book of The Critter Club series!When Ellie learns… that her cousin is getting married, she's really excited! She has always wanted to go to a wedding. But then she gets even better news when her cousin asks her to be a flower girl! Then the Critter Club gets the cutest guest Ellie has ever seen: a little French bulldog. Ellie works hard to find a home for the puppy, but she's worried she won't be able to. Suddenly she has an idea that will guarantee that the puppy lives happily ever after! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Critter Club chapter books are perfect for beginning readers!
By Kelly Murphy, William Alexander. 2018
National Book Award winner William Alexander conjures up a spooky adventure full of excitement in this entertaining sequel to A… Properly Unhaunted Place.Rosa Ramona Diaz, the ghost appeasing assistant librarian, has unleashed all the ghosts who were previously shut out of the small town of Ingot. Now ghosts are everywhere, and the town’s living residents are either learning to cope or trying to do the one thing no one can successfully do—banish the ghosts. At school, something supernatural is stealing kids’ voices and leaving them speechless. And it’s Rosa’s job to solve the mystery and set things right. Meanwhile her best friend Jasper is dealing with what remains of the Renaissance Festival, where ghosts from Ingot’s past are now battling it out with the ghosts of the Renaissance reenactors. And Rosa is experiencing a haunting of her own—could her father’s ghost have followed her here? Somehow Rosa and Jasper are going to have to find a way to bring Ingot back to normal—in a world where the living are now residing side-by-side with the dearly departed.
By Melanie Crowder. 2013
In this haunting, lyrical novel told from three perspectives, Sarel has just witnessed the violent murder of her parents. But… she is not completely alone on the drought-ridden land. Nandi is the leader of a pack of dogs who looks out for her pups and for skinny Sarel-girl. Nandi knows they are all in trouble, and she knows, too, that a boy is coming--an escaped prisoner with the water song inside him. A hard-hitting but ultimately hopeful survival story.
By R. L. Stine. 1997
Timothy has a dangerous story to tell. A story with powers to awaken the worst evil imaginable--the evil in the… heart of a child. Come and listen to Timothy's story--if you dare.
By Paulette Bourgeois, Brenda Clark. 2011
p Three storybooks in one Meet the lovable turtle who inspired the beloved Franklin and Friends TV show … p i Franklin in the Dark i In the Franklin Classic Storybook that started it all poor little Franklin has one of the most common childhood afflictions he is afraid of the dark This is particularly difficult for Franklin as he happens to be a turtle and the darkness he fears is of course inside his own shell Bravely with shell in tow he sets forth to seek help and in the course of his travels discovers a bird who is afraid of heights a polar bear who is afraid of the cold and even a hydrophobic duck In the end Franklin discovers that everybody even his own mother is afraid of something and his response to what he has learned is guaranteed to draw a smile p i Franklin Says I Love You i In this Franklin Classic Storybook our hero is a very lucky turtle He has the best friends the best little sister the best goldfish and of course the best mother But when he discovers that his mother s birthday is coming up he can t find the best present After giving it some serious thought Franklin decides to do everything for his mom On the morning of her birthday he takes her breakfast in bed makes a brooch draws a picture and cuts fresh flowers from the garden And then Franklin gives his mom a great big hug and says I love you which is of course the best gift of all p i Franklin and the Thunderstorm i In this Franklin Classic Storybook Franklin is afraid of thunderstorms When a storm approaches while he is playing at Fox s house a flash of lightning sends Franklin into his shell He refuses to come out even for snacks until his friends make him laugh with their tall tales about what causes storms And when Beaver explains what really causes thunder and lightning Franklin begins to feel much safer
By Walter Dean Myers. 1980
By Hervé Tullet. 2010
Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey!… Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, and who knows what will happen next! Children and adults alike will giggle with delight as the dots multiply, change direction, and grow in size! 3 YEARS on The New York Times bestseller list! Images and descriptions available.
By Jean Craighead George. 1992
By Sara Leach. 2011
Twelve-year-old Tabitha is less than thrilled when her parents send her on a hiking trip with her cousins, Ashley and… Cedar, and her Aunt Tess. For one thing, she's not much of a hiker. And she's pretty sure her cousins hate her. But even Ashley can't blame Tabitha for everything that goes wrong: the weather turns ugly, a bear comes into the cabin, Ashley and Tess are injured and Max, the family's beloved dog, disappears. When rescue finally arrives, Tabitha realizes that she is no longer the timid, out-of-shape girl she used to be. She's become strong, resourceful and brave in the face of adversity-no matter what form it takes.
By Elise Gravel. 2017
Meet Olga, the amazing child scientist who LOVES animals (because they are super-cute)!Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere is… jam-packed with fun: vibrant illustrations, word bubbles, quirky humor, olgamus facts, and plenty of excitement for readers who love making discoveries and meeting new friends. Olga is a charming combination of independent, curious, and smart—making her the coolest girl scientist around—perfect for fans of Dork Diaries and Captain Underpants. When Olga crosses paths with a weird creature and becomes the first kid to discover the species olgamus ridiculus, she is ecstatic! What does an olgamus eat? How does it poop? Why does its burp sound like the word rubber? With her trusty observation notebook and the help of a librarian, a shopkeeper, and some friends, Olga sets out to do science—learning the facts about her smelly, almost-furry pal and searching for him when he goes missing. The scientific method is the best way to discover anything!
By Ellen Potter. 2007
Olivia Kidney has been through a lot. Being able to communicate with ghosts means never a dull moment -- or… a normal life. But just when things have calmed down, Olivia's father insists she enroll at one of the most prestigious arts schools in Manhattan! Yet her school problems take a backseat when Olivia must help her friend Frannie solve an age-old mystery, one that forces her deep underground into the infamous, intricate subway system of New York City. And what awaits her makes ghosts look like child's play. Favorite characters return in this wild, funny, completely unforgettable adventure. Olivia Kidney remains one of the freshest heroines in children's literature.
By Roopa Pai. 2013
A great war looming, and four Tarasuns still to be rescued! Take flight with the Taranauts on their incredible final… adventure! Mithya?s eight worlds ? Shyn, Lustr, Sparkl, Glo, Dazl, Shimr, Syntilla and Glytr ? were plunged into darkness when the wicked Shaap Azur captured all its 32 stars. There was no hope until Zarpa, Tufan and Zvala ? three bright and brave Taranauts with special gifts ? set out to bring back light and cheer to Mithya. Seven missions later, the Taranauts have reason to be proud ? they have successfully returned 28 Tarasuns to Tara. But there is little time for celebration. The Corals are still to be rescued, and Shaap Azur, determined not to go down without a fight, is preparing to unleash a terrible war. Will the Taranauts survive the deadly dangers that await them in the Dil of Darkness? Will the giglworms return to the Forest of Gul Izta and make the Dazlkos well again? Can Emperaza Shoon Ya find a way to save the mithyakos from the bloody destruction of the Great Zamara? Who will emerge victorious, and who will be banished to the Fiery Lands? Read and find out!
By Jon Scieszka. 1991
After the frog turns into a prince, he and the princess do not live happily ever after and the Prince… decides to look for a witch to help him remedy the situation.
By Jeanne Birdsall. 2015
With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family, from National Book Award… winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall, is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager. Springtime is finally arriving on Gardam Street, and there are surprises in store for each member of the family. Some surprises are just wonderful, like neighbor Nick Geiger coming home from war. And some are ridiculous, like Batty's new dog-walking business. Batty is saving up her dog-walking money for an extra-special surprise for her family, which she plans to present on her upcoming birthday. But when some unwelcome surprises make themselves known, the best-laid plans fall apart. Filled with all the heart, hilarity, and charm that has come to define this beloved clan, The Penderwicks in Spring is about fun and family and friends (and dogs), and what happens when you bring what's hidden into the bright light of the spring sun.
By Richard W. Hatch, Marion Freeman Wakeman. 2018
An American Wind in the Willows, this charming tale of Mr. Lobster and his underwater and dry land friends celebrates… curiousity and having an open mind, and will be sure to delight children and parents.Whether you are five or one hundred and five, chances are you’ve never met a lobster as learned and charming as Mr. Lobster—and he’d be the very first to tell you so. Mr. Lobster has evaded the fisherman’s trap for decades, but life in his corner of the ocean seems duller by the day. The time has come to seek new adventures, new friends, and even—gasp!—new, dry lands. Dry land is of course perilous for a saltwater-dwelling creature, as are the folks you can meet there, like badgers, bears, birds, and snakes. But Mr. Lobster has a way of turning every enemy into a dear friend and of escaping the scrapes his curiosity gets him into.An American Wind in the Willows, The Curious Lobster stories have been delighting a small and devoted fellowship of readers for going on eighty years. Sweet but not cloying, instructive but not didactic, they acknowledge the challenges of getting along with others and celebrate the possibilities of a life lived beyond the normal swim of things.This edition collects all of Richard W. Hatch’s Mr. Lobster stories, originally published in two volumes The Curious Lobster and The Curious Lobster’s Island.
By Catherine Webb. 2007
London, 1865. There are many mysteries in this world that are yet to be resolved. Some of them, man was… not meant to know . . .Scientist, inventor and occasional sleuth, Horatio Lyle, is a man of science - a man of reason. As such, he does not care for the Tseiqin and the strange, mystical enigma they represent. But when news reaches him of a plot to remove them - through the simple expedient of mass murder! - well . . . that presents a problem for a man of moral fortitude. A decent man. A man like Horatio Lyle . . .Leading his young friends, Tess and Thomas, and his faithful hound, Tate, into a series of the most appalling dangers, Lyle leaps to the rescue of his mortal enemies. But when the dust clears and the menace has been confronted, there remains one rather pressing question for occasional Special Constable Horatio Lyle: who's going to rescue him . . . ?
By Tom Ryan. 2014
Gerri waits outside all night to audition for Big Time, her favorite TV singing competition. She believes she has a… shot at success, but when she's insulted by one of the judges and kicked out of the competition, she thinks she'll probably never sing again. After a teacher at her school asks her to join a choral club, Gerri reluctantly gets involved. Even though she can't read music and she doesn't know the other kids, she finds herself enjoying the group and learning a lot about music. A cute guy she met at the Big Time auditions joins the group, and when they perform their unique mashups at an open-mic night, Gerri realizes there's more than one way to be a successful--and happy--singer!
By Lois Peterson. 2008
Life is hard enough for Tansy with her depressed mom away indefinitely and her dad making a mess of things… at home. But then Dad sends her down the hall to a wrinkly old babysitter named Miss Stella, who Tansy hates on sight. Miss Stella has a unique perspective on life, to say the least, but with the help of her best friend Parveen, Tansy gradually learns to manage all the changes in her life and make unexpected new friends in the process.
By Kim Hee-Ju. 2014
St. Clare had everything a young girl could want: wealth, a loving family, and her faith. Clare’s father wanted her… to marry a handsome young man, the son of a nobleman. She wanted to please her family, but her heart called her to a life of poverty, following St. Francis and eventually forming the Poor Clares! This vibrantly illustrated Shoujo-Manga style graphic novel tells her amazing story for children ages 9 to 12.