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Jamie: A joyful story of friendship, bravery and acceptance
By L. D. Lapinski. 2023
'FABULOUS, HOPEFUL, IMPORTANT' - Emma CarrollA beautiful and uplifting story from L.D. Lapinski, author of The Strangeworlds Travel Agency, about…how to make your own place when the world doesn't think you fit anywhere. For fans of Me, My Dad and The End of The Rainbow.Jamie Rambeau is a happy 11-year-old non-binary kid who likes nothing better than hanging out with their two best friends Daisy and Ash. But when the trio find out that in Year Seven they will be separated into one school for boys and another for girls, their friendship suddenly seems at risk. And when Jamie realises no one has thought about where they are going to go, they decide to take matters into their own hands, and sort it all out once and for all.As the friends' efforts to raise awareness eventually become a rooftop protest against the binary rules for the local schools, Jamie realises that if they don't figure out a way forwards, they might be at risk of losing both their friends forever...
The making of Joshua Cobb (An Ariel book)
By Margaret Hodges. 1971
The [eighteenth] emergency
By Betsy Cromer Byars. 1973
Branded: (branded) (Orca Currents)
By Eric Walters. 2010
Countdown (Orca Anchor)
By M. J. McIsaac. 2023
Golden boy Myles is being blackmailed by someone sending texts threatening to expose a secret that could change his life…forever. Myles has it all: he’s popular, has an amazing girlfriend and won a full athletic scholarship to a top university. But on the day of his high school graduation ceremony, while he struggles to write his valedictorian speech, Myles receives a text that changes everything. Somehow, through text conversations in the next six hours, Myles has to discover the identity of the person threatening to reveal his darkest secret: his role in a rugby team hazing. And with so much to lose, Myles is willing to do whatever it takes to stop them. This high-interest Orca Anchor book is written specifically for teens reading below a grade 2.0 level.
Mirror Image (Orca Currents)
By K. L. Denman. 2007
Sable wears only black and has always felt that doom is near. Lacey wears pink and seeks beauty everywhere. A…sadistic art teacher pairs Sable and Lacey together for their final project. The girls have to get to know one another and select a suitable poem for the back of each other's decorative mirror. Sable is less than thrilled at having to spend time with Lacey, who she believes to be nothing more than a brainless doll. As the project progresses, and Sable gets past her resentment, she learns some surprising truths about who Lacey really is. All of Sable's images begin to change, including the one she holds of herself.
Torres de Malory 2 - Segundo curso (Torres de Malory #Volumen 2)
By Enid Blyton. 2023
En Torres de Malory no existe el aburrimiento. Una nueva edición del clásico de Enid Blyton con ilustraciones nuevas y…contenido inédito. El primer curso en Torres de Malory fue toda una aventura... y el segundo no se queda atrás. Belinda descubre que tiene un talento para el dibujo, Alicia se supera gastando bromas y alguien se está haciendo muy hábil robando monederos...
Torres de Malory 1 - Primer curso (Torres de Malory #Volumen 1)
By Enid Blyton. 2023
En Torres de Malory no existe el aburrimiento. Una nueva edición del clásico de Enid Blyton con ilustraciones nuevas y…contenido inédito. Darrell Rivers empieza ilusionada su primer curso en el internado de Torres de Malory. Allí le esperan nuevas amigas y emocionantes aventuras. Pero, ¿será capaz Darrell de controlar su carácter impredecible?
Col·legi de Poders Secrets 1 - El gat número 13 (Col·legi de Poders Secrets #Volumen 1)
By César Mallorquí. 2023
El col·legi on voldries estudiar. Misteris, poders secrets i aventures inimaginables... Benvingut al primer curs! El dia del seu aniversari,…l'Àxel rep dos regals del tot inesperats: El primer és un gat rondinaire. I el segon és una invitació per estudiar al Col·legi de Poders Secrets.Allà coneixerà altres nens i nenes amb poders increïbles, resoldrà una desaparició misteriosa i descobrirà si ell també té algun poder. T'imagines quin pot ser?
Colegio de poderes secretos 1 - El gato número trece (Colegio de poderes secretos #Volumen 1)
By César Mallorquí. 2023
El colegio en el que querrías estudiar. Misterios, poderes secretos y aventuras inimaginables... ¡Bienvenido al primer curso! El día de…su cumpleaños, Axel recibe dos regalos inesperados... El primero es un gato gruñón que habla. Y el segundo es una invitación para estudiar en el Colegio de Poderes Secretos. Allí conocerá a otros niños y niñas con poderes increíbles, resolverá una misteriosa desaparición y descubrirá si él también tiene algún poder... ¿Te imaginas cuál puede ser?
The Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings (Berenstain Bears/Living Lights: A Faith Story)
By Mike Berenstain. 2016
Young readers will enjoy reading about the Bear children going back to school in this addition to the Living Lights™…series of Berenstain Bears books. Children will be encouraged as they read about Brother and Sister overcoming their worries about math and history, and Honey Bear&’s first day of nursery school.The Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings—part of the popular Zonderkidz Living Lights series of books—is perfect for:Early readers ages 4-8Reading out loud in classrooms, during story time, and at home or bedtimeBirthday gifts, Easter, back-to-school rewards, holiday gift giving, or as a new addition to your e-librarySparking authentic conversations about back-to-school jitters and the importance of facing challengesThe Berenstain Bears School Time Blessings is an addition to the Living Lights™ series that:Features the hand-drawn artwork of the Berenstain familyContinues in the much-loved footsteps of Stan and Jan Berenstain in this Berenstain Bears series of booksIs part of one of the bestselling children&’s book series ever created, with more than 250 books published and nearly 300 million copies sold to date
Fiona Goes to School: Level 1 (I Can Read! / A Fiona the Hippo Book)
By Zondervan. 2021
Join Fiona the hippo, the adorable internet sensation from the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, as she and her friends…start a zoo school to learn more about their fellow animals. Fiona and a few of her animal friends attend zoo school for the very first time and find out just how fun it is to learn new things in the classroom. Young readers will enjoy learning more about Fiona and her friends in this Level One I Can Read about the little hippo that has captured hearts around the world with her inspiring story and plucky personality. Fiona Goes to School?is: An endearing animal book that&’s a perfect gift from parents and grandparents? A sweet story about the importance of learning and being good listeners A?Level One I Can Read story geared for children learning to read Perfect for back-to-school reading, summer reading, birthday gifts, and holiday?gift-giving Created?by New York Times bestselling artist Richard Cowdrey of Fiona the Hippo; A?Very Fiona Christmas; Fiona, It&’s Bedtime; Legend of the Candy Cane; Bad?Dog, Marley; and A Very Marley Christmas fame Fiona Goes to School?is one title in an I Can Read series that focuses on Fiona the hippo. Other titles include:?Meet Fiona, Fiona Saves the Day, Fantastic Fiona, Fiona and the Rainy Day,?and?Fiona&’s Train Ride.
The Unfortunate Wishes of Nelly Young
By Beth Garrod. 2023
From bestselling author Beth Garrod comes a fantastically funny wish fulfilment story. Perfect for fans of The Extremely Embarrassing Life…of Lottie Brooks and The Amazing Edie Eckhart. Secondary school is ninety-eight days away, which means I&’m running out of time to break free from my totally embarrassing nickname Breaking News Nelly . . . Why did it have to be me who tripped playing netball and smashed a TV camera during the live report on our new sports hall opening?! I desperately need a relaunch, but it's hard when you have the worst luck in the world! At least I have my best friends Clara and Jas. Even though nothing ever seems to go right for us, we&’ve always been in it together. Like the time we wrote down our ultimate wishes but knew they wouldn&’t come true . . . until they did! Now more and more of our wishes are being granted, and we&’re having the best time ever! Maybe my fortunes have changed and I have the chance to ditch my old identity and become Totally Cool Nelly. Surely absolutely nothing is about to go wrong . . .?Praise for Sister Switch: 'Hilarious!' Jenny Valentine, author of A Girl Called Joy 'Blistering funny, this book is a joyous, sunny, heart-warming treat!' Simon James Green, author of Life of Riley &‘World-class and whip-smart comedy.&’ Sibéal Pounder, author of the Bad Mermaid series 'Beth Garrod is the queen of capturing those funny-awful-awkward teen moments and she creates such warm, loveable and relatable characters!' Perdita Cargill, author of Diary of an Accidental Witch
Imagine if you got to be the boss of EVERYONE—even your dad! That&’s just what happens to 10-year-old Joss in this hilarious,…brand-new comedy from bestselling author, comedian and presenter Danny Wallace, with illustrations throughout from Gemma Correll. Perfect for children aged 8+ and fans of David Baddiel, Stephen Mangan, David Walliams, Andy Griffiths, Jenny Pearson and Helen Rutter. Ten-year-old Joss&’s greatest ambition is to be Class Monitor at school. But she&’s about to go one step further. It&’s Take Your Kid to Work Day, and Joss&’s dad takes her to the games company he works for. When the boss calls a meeting and tells them he&’s giving his job away to the person with the best idea for a company game-changer . . . Joss sticks her hand up. And the next thing she knows, Joss is the boss. Joss is thrilled. Dad is horrified: he&’s going to have to be on his best behaviour all the time! As Joss whips everyone into shape, maybe they can all learn a lesson or two . . . even Joss herself. Warm-hearted and beautifully observed, with hilarious artwork from Gemma Correll, this family-centric comedy has massive wish-fulfilment appeal for kids and adults alike.
Andrew Clements delivers the latest in his adventure-filled school series. This could be the last great Memorial Day weekend on…Barclay Bay, and Ben knows it. <P><P>This time next year, he might not be able to stand in the yard of the Oakes School and watch the harbor shake off winter--boats buzzing just beyond the bulkhead and families spreading picnics in the fields. <P><P>If the school gets torn down and replaced by an amusement park, the town will never be the same. But that's only if the school gets torn down. Ben and Jill are determined to keep that from happening. <P>And the evil janitor Lyman has taken note. He's following their every move--and undoing their progress along the way. Good thing Ben and Jill have a secret weapon. (Who knew that annoying Robert Gerritt would be such a spy wiz?) <P><P>But Lyman has a secret weapon as well: a vicious guard dog. <P>These kids are smart, but can they outsmart Lyman--and his beast--as the clock tick, tick, ticks toward total demolition? <P><b>Lexile: 810L</b>
Darkness Before Dawn (Hazelwood High #3)
By Sharon M. Draper. 2001
Has Keisha found happiness at last? In her senior year, things are finally looking a little brighter for Keisha. Still…haunted by the suicide of her ex-boyfriend, Andy, she finds comfort in the attentions of the new track coach, twenty-three-year-old Jonathan Hathaway, the principal's son. How can Keisha not be swept off her feet by a tall, dark, handsome "lemon drop wrapped in licorice" who treats her like a woman, not a girl? But suddenly this intoxicating relationship takes a frightening turn, and Keisha is once again plunged into the darkness she's fought so hard to escape. Will Keisha ever be able to find her way back into the light?
Jake Drake, Teacher's Pet (Jake Drake #3)
By Andrew Clements, Dolores Avendaño. 2001
The end of third grade turns into a disaster for Jake when he inadvertently becomes the teacher's pet, and no…matter how hard he tries, he can't shake the image.Mrs. Snavin looked right past all those waving hands. She looked right at me and she smiled and said, "I think I'll have Jake take it." Then Mrs. Snavin said, "but be sure to hurry right back, Jake, because we're going to work on our number-line project, and you have to be my special computer helper, okay?" And I could feel every kid in the class looking at me. They weren't saying anything. They weren't even whispering. But right then, I heard what they were thinking anyway. They were thinking, teacher's pet.
Sixth grader Benjamin Pratt loves history, which makes going to the historic Duncan Oakes School a pretty cool thing. <P><P>But…a wave of commercialization is hitting the area and his beloved school is slated to be torn down to make room for an entertainment park. This would be most kids' dream--except there's more to the developers than meets the eye... and more to the school. <P>Because weeks before the wrecking ball is due to strike, Ben finds an old leather pouch that contains a parchment scroll with a note three students wrote in 1791. <P>The students call themselves the Keepers of the School, and it turns out they're not the only secret group to have existed at Duncan Oakes. <P>The first in a six-book series, We the Children follows Ben, his tech-savvy friend, Jill, and the class know-it-all, Robert, as they uncover a remarkable history and use it to protect the school. <P><b>Lexile: 860L</b>
Jake Drake, Bully Buster (Jake Drake #1)
By Andrew Clements, Amanda Harvey. 2001
Jake recounts his second grade introduction to Link Baxter, SuperBully, who becomes his class project partner, with surprising results.When Jake…was three years old at Miss Lulu's Dainty Diaper Day Care Center, what did he know about bullies? Nothing. But he learned fast! Why? Because Jake was kind of smart and not a tattletale, and he had no big brother to protect him. He was a perfect bully magnet. But everything changed the year Jake was in second grade. That's when SuperBully Link Baxter moved to town. Jake had his hands full just trying to survive, until class project time. Who did the teacher assign to be Link's partner? You guessed it. Jake has to use all his smarts -- and his heart as well -- to turn himself from Jake Drake, Bully Magnet, to Jake Drake, Bully Buster.
Jake Drake, Know-It-All (Jake Drake #2)
By Andrew Clements, Dolores Avendaño. 2001
Jake's desire to win the school science fair almost costs him his best friend.Jake Drake is excited about Despres Elementary…School's first science fair. He wants to win the grand prize: a brand-new Hyper-Cross-Functional Bluntium Twelve computer system. And he really wants to beat the third-grade know-it-alls, Marsha McCall and Kevin Young. The trouble is, to beat the know-it-alls, Jake has to become a know-it-all himself. And he may just lose more than he wins.