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"Gently humorous black-and-white illustrations pair nicely with the text. With all the foodies out there, this delightful series deserves a long shelf life...and many more courses."--Kirkus Reviews "Fans of Junie B. Jones and Judy Moody . . . will enjoy this."--School Library Journal "Age-appropriate humor via an outspoken, lovable, take-charge narrator. Dreidemy's wiggly spot illustrations, meanwhile, supply plenty of nervous energy."--Booklist Phoebe's class is going on a field trip to a farm to learn about where food comes from. Phoebe and her friends can't wait to collect eggs from chickens, watch goats get milked, pick apples, and help make a farm fresh lunch. But when Phoebe and Sage decide to help goats by opening their gate, a peaceful field trip turns into a wild, noisy adventure. Before long, they learn an important lesson about farm animals-and in telling the truth!
Let your little nature-lover take a swing through the rainforest in this conservation-themed fifth installment of DK's new educational fiction series! Meet the Secret Explorers - a band of brainiac kids from all around the world. Everyone in this diverse group of young experts has a specialty, from outer space to dinosaurs, and each story follows a character who gets chosen for a "secret exploration". This edge-of-your-seat science book for kids is packed with: * Fun facts and illustrations about animals and plants found in the rainforest of Borneo * Simple and engaging explanations on how deforestation is altering our planet's biodiversity * Quizzes, mission notes, and a glossary of words with definitions * Information that supports STEM-based curriculums Kids to the rescue! In this fact-stuffed children's science book, we follow rainforest expert Ollie on an exciting mission to rescue a lost baby orangutan in the steamy rainforest of Borneo. Accompanied by engineering expert Kiki, they set out in a glider to search for the friendly ape. Along the way, they encounter greedy plantation owners who are plotting to destroy the forest to expand a palm oil plantation! They also learn about the threat that endangered animals and plants face due to deforestation. Kids will love turning the pages to find out if the Secret Explorers manage to succeed in their mission! It's the perfect gift for children aged 7-9 who love all things rainforest. Packed with lots of information on animal and plant life, this epic adventure book gives them a thrilling introduction to nature. Keep on exploring! Each book in the series combines exciting adventures with real-life facts related to the Secret Explorers' latest fictional mission. Don't miss out on more secret explorations! Dive into an underwater adventure in The Secret Explorers and the Lost Whales. Travel back in time to save a dinosaur egg from destruction in The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic Rescue. Finally, set out on a journey to stop the Cairo Museum from closing down in The Secret Explorers and the Tomb Robbers.
Are you ready for adventure? The first book in a new action-packed series from bestselling author Raj Haldar follows two best friends as they race to different parts of the world to solve mysteries and uncover lost treasures! It's a Super Saturday sleepover! That means best friends Eddie and Molly-Jean (who prefers to be called MJ) are going to play outside, create obstacle courses for MJ's newts, and watch their favorite movies--and then they'll travel to India to solve a mystery and help save a school--all before bedtime! This action-packed mystery story is perfect for anyone looking for: A wild adventure around the world that middle school kids will love! A story of two best friends solving mysteries with a little magic! Cool, new knowledge tucked inside an epic chapter book! A journey to India to learn the Hindi roots of the English language Magically travel around the world along with two best friends who decipher clues and uncover mysterious secrets. Can you help them find the golden key? "Reminiscent of Mary Pope Osborne's "Magic Tree House" series...contains the same mix of fantasy, adventure, and cultural discovery. Etymology is the distinctive feature here, and its importance is reflected in every partof the text."--School Library Journal, starred review
Judy Moody meets the Diary of a Future President remake in this fourth story in a chapter book series featuring a young Cuban American girl who tries to find adventure based on the classic stories she read with her beloved abuela. Dom is excited to join her friend, Steph, for a mini vacation. They are going to visit Steph's grandmother in Virginia, where Dom hopes they can continue to have a lot of fun adventures. As soon as they arrive, they find that Gran's neighbors have lost their goat! There are some mysterious footprints near the goat pen that lead to the marsh. Dom decides to use the methods of her favorite detective, Sherlock Holmes--observing the basics, using all her senses, and talking it through with her trusty friend--to try and bring the little goat back home.
It's been six months since Fortuna colony was established on a moon in a distant solar system. The aliens who invited the colonists here have never shown themselves, but they've provided everything the human settlers need to thrive. However, after several people vanish without a trace, the colony leaders decide it's time to leave. But before they do, the aliens provide a final delicious meal for their human guests. What is the real reason the aliens invited the colonists to their world? All will be revealed at the final feast!
Tiki the cockatoo is the Takano family's newest foster pet and thanks to her ear-splitting screeching, the entire neighborhood knows it! Eight-year-old Kaita has to pull out all the tricks to keep the feathered squawker calm and content and find Tiki a forever home before everyone goes crazy! Giggle-inducing illustrations and 1st-person narration bring this noisy early chapter-book adventure to life.
Annie and Apple are a pair of chatty, restless dwarf hamsters from the animal shelter who are being fostered by eight-year-old Kaita Takano and her family. Kaita can't wait to find forever homes for the inquisitive furballs--but first, she has to find them! Bright, engaging illustrations and 1st-person narration invite early chapter-book readers into the nonstop fun and adventure.
While playing in her tree house, Jesse is intrigued by a falling sycamore seed that slowly spins to the ground. But when she sees acorns falling fast directly down to the ground, she must solve the riddle while learning about propellers and windmills and using technology to understand aerodynamics.
A summer trip to her grandparents' house was going great until Jesse gets caught up in a mystery in the attic. When she encounters a pair of spooky green eyes during a lightning storm, Jesse sets out to use engineering skills to solve the Case of the Clicking Clock.
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE! "I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man They may look like Bad Guys, but these wannabe heroes are doing good deeds... whether you like it or not in this New York Times bestselling illustrated series. A MYSTERIOUS DOORWAY! (Sure, it's in the grossest restaurant in the world, but that doesn't make it any less mysterious. OK?) Behold! What lies beyond?! An evil centipede? An alternate universe? A few decent explanations? VRRRING! NING! NING! NING! Hey, was that a CHAINSAW?! Let's see if you can read and run at the same time... GO! It's the Bad Guys' next adventure!
Three sisters discover that they and their pets have superpowers they can use to protect the world around them in the first book in a fantastical new chapter book series about family, friendship, and environmental responsibility perfect for fans of Mia Mayhem and The Wish Fairy. Nothing can stop this triple team! Eight-year-old triplets Emmy, Clare, and Giselle are excited to celebrate Founding Day, the day their dad found them and they became a family. The girls want this year's celebration to be extra special. And Dad has a big sur-prise--trillium petal charms that he found with the girls. But when the girls' little brother, Zee, slips into the river while helping them plan a special surprise, something magical happens- The charms are drawn together, forming a glowing flower, and the girls suddenly have super-powers! Channeling their new abilities, they work together to try to save Zee, but will they be able to figure out how to help in time?
When the ecosystem of their mountain home is threatened, the triplets join forces and channel their super powers into saving the day in the second book in the Trillium Sisters chapter book series, perfect for fans of Mia Mayhem and The Wish Fairy. The Trillium Triplets are flying into action! Wondering if their powers will return, Clare, Emmy, and Giselle throw themselves into preparations for Bestie Day, when everyone in Trillsville celebrates the special people in their lives. The girls are planning to make presents for one another from fallen flower petals. That way, they can enjoy the beauty around them without causing harm. But at the flower field, instead of finding beautiful blooms, the Trills find a big problem. Two girls from town are cutting so many flowers for their Bestie Day bouquets that the bees can't get enough nectar. And without the bees, the entire mountain ecosystem could fall apart! When their Trillium powers activate, will the sisters be able to buzz to the rescue?
David Suárez gets stuck in the middle of a prank war when the neighborhood twins and triplets compete to rule the school. This is the first book of this hilarious, highly illustrated early chapter book series. David can't wait to go back to school and get far away from his trickster neighbors. But he's in for a surprise when a set of equally prank-loving triplets move onto his block--and into his class! Now the twins and triplets are battling for control of the playground and David is stuck in the middle. Can he end the prank war before recess gets cancelled for the whole year? HarperChapters build confident readers one chapter at a time! With short, fast-paced books, art on every page, and milestone markers at the end of every chapter, they're the perfect next step for fans of I Can Read!
The Junior Monster Scouts must save the village from a carnival with a not-so-fun funhouse in the hilarious fourth chapter book of the Junior Monster Scouts series! A carnival has come to The Village, complete with a fun house! But what the villagers don't know is that Baron Von Grump is behind it. If the villagers won't be silent on their own, he'll hypnotize them and finally get the peace and quiet he needs! When Junior Monster Scouts Vampyra, Wolfy, and Franky go to the carnival with their new friend George, the Invisible Boy, they can tell not everything is fun and games. Everyone is under some kind of spell! Can the little monsters beat Baron Von Grump's mesmerizing fun house mirrors and free the villagers?
Bub, everyone's favorite pug, and his human, Bella, are back in their fourth Branches chapter book! Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! Bub's human, Bella, is putting on a pet talent show! Bub can't wait to wow the audience with his skateboarding stunts, not to mention his snazzy costume. But when dress rehearsal doesn't go as planned, Bub finds that it's up to him -- and his archenemy Duchess the cat -- to make things right. Can he and Duchess work together to make sure the show goes on? With full-color artwork throughout, this funny and charming diary-format early chapter book is perfect for anyone who believes a furry pal is the best kind of friend.
Ivy and Bean go searching for treasure in Book 12--the final story in the New York Times bestselling early chapter book series! It's Career Day at Emerson Elementary School, and all the students have to choose what they want to be when they grow up. No problem. Best friends Ivy and Bean already have that all figured out. At least, they thought so, until they met Herman the Treasure Hunter. Now everyone in the second grade is looking for treasure--and finding it. Everyone except Ivy and Bean, that is. They need to get out their shovels and turn up some treasure on the double! * A laugh-out-loud adventure * Bestselling series--more than 6 million copies sold! * From beloved author Annie Barrows and award-winning illustrator Sophie Blackall Ivy and Bean make Career Day--and every day--so much fun with their mischievous antics. * Children's books for kids age 6-9 * Great early chapter book series for boys and girls * Perfect for fans on the Judy Moody, Dory Fantasmagory, and Clementine series
The third book in the Iggy series about the lovable troublemaker by New York Times bestselling author Annie Barrows (Ivy + Bean). The third book in the Iggy series about the lovable troublemaker from New York Times bestselling author of Ivy + Bean. From Iggy's point of view, his plan was genius, pure genius. From Iggy's point of view, he's saved (a) his candy, (b) his family, and (c) the toaster. From Iggy's point of view, he should get a trophy. And respect. And more candy. So what if Rudy Heckie disagrees? Rudy Heckie has been wrong before and he'll be wrong again. Rudy has a scar now, and scars are cool! He should be happy. So should Mr. Heckie. So should Iggy's mom and dad. Everyone should be happy. Specifically, everyone should be happy with Iggy. But are they? It all depends on your point of view In the third installment of Annie Barrows's series about the secret joys of causing trouble, readers will learn about the power of interpretation (but we all know who's really right).
The second book in the Iggy series about the lovable troublemaker by New York Times bestselling author Annie Barrows (Ivy + Bean). One thing led to another . . . Have you ever heard those words? Sometimes it means "Things got better." That's not what it means in this book. In this book, Iggy gets an idea--a perfectly fine idea--and then, unfortunately, the principal shows up, and then, even more unfortunately, there's an incident with a basketball, and then, before you know it, Iggy's flying through the air. How did it all happen? It's really hard to explain. You'd better read the book. In the second book in Annie Barrows's series about how causing a little bit of trouble can sometimes be a whole lot of fun, Iggy almost realizes that the consequences of his actions can affect others. Almost.
Monster and Boy are back for another adventure! And this time the best friends are headed somewhere no monster has ventured before: school! Ever since Monster (who sleeps under the bed) and Boy (who sleeps in the bed) met and became best friends, they've been spending their days playing together. But some days, Boy leaves and Monster is alone. Wanting to learn more about where his friend goes, Monster makes a plan to go with Boy to . . . school! There, Monster meets Boy's teacher and classmates, learns about cubbies and the sharing circle, and even helps solve a mystery when a pet hedgehog goes missing. Told with a warm, cozy voice, Hannah Barnaby's story is brought to life with adorable two-color illustrations by Anoosha Syed. Filled with adventure and humor,Monster and Boy: Monster's First Day of School is a perfect chapter book for sharing with kids just aging out of picture books and for newly independent readers.
Printz Honor winner and National Book Award Finalist Elana K. Arnold makes her chapter book debut with this charming story of a girl and her chicken, irresistibly illustrated by A. N. Kang. Introducing Starla Jean! She's full of moxie, clever as a fox, and obsessed with catching a chicken she finds at the park. When Starla first sees the scrawny bird wandering around, she just knows they're destined for one another. Her dad says, "If you can catch it, you can keep it," and Starla Jean isnot one to back down from a challenge.
An acclaimed author and a #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator team up to bring us a funny, warm, and utterly winning chapter book that follows, day by day, the first hundred days in one first grader's classroom. In just one hundred days, Harry will learn how to overcome first-day jitters, what a "family circle" is, why guinea pigs aren't scary after all, what a silent "e" is about, how to count to 100 in tons of different ways, and much more. He'll make great friends, celebrate lots of holidays, and learn how to use his words. In other words, he will become an expert first grader. Made up of one hundred short chapters and accompanied by tons of energetic illustrations from bestselling illustrator of The Good Egg and The Bad Seed, this is a chapter book all first graders will relate to--one that captures all the joys and sorrows of the first hundred days of school. "Funny, original, and completely captivating." --R. J. Palacio, bestselling author of Wonder
Third-grader Aven Green has been solving mysteries for a whole month--cracking such cases as The Mystery of the Cranky Mom. But can this perceptive detective solve two cases at the same time?
"Gently humorous black-and-white illustrations pair nicely with the text. With all the foodies out there, this delightful series deserves a long shelf life...and many more courses."--Kirkus Reviews "Fans of Junie B. Jones and Judy Moody . . . will enjoy this."--School Library Journal "Age-appropriate humor via an outspoken, lovable, take-charge narrator. Dreidemy's wiggly spot illustrations, meanwhile, supply plenty of nervous energy."--Booklist rnal Phoebe loves her pet fish, Betty #2 (named after Betty #1, may she rest in peace), making lists, and her best friend Sage. But when Camille, a tall French girl, arrives at school with unusual lunches, Phoebe's friendship with Sage doesn't seem so important anymore. Thanks to Camille, Phoebe discovers goat cheese, butter lettuce, and cilantro (although she's convinced that's not a real word). She's determined to get invited to her new friend's house for dinner to see what other mysterious food Camille eats. But what about Sage? Can Phoebe make a new friend and keep an old one?
Buckle up for an explosive adventure! Discover the dramatic power of an erupting volcano in this action-packed sixth installment of DK's new educational fiction series! Meet the Secret Explorers - a band of brainiac kids from all around the world. Everyone in this diverse group of young experts has a specialty, from outer space to dinosaurs, and each story follows a character who gets chosen for a "secret exploration". This edge-of-your-seat science book for kids is packed with: * Fun facts and illustrations about the Earth's tectonic plates * Simple and engaging explanations on how volcanoes are formed * Quizzes, mission notes, and a glossary of words with definitions * Information that supports a STEM-based curriculum A new adventure unfolds In this fun, fact-filled children's science book, we join volcanoes expert Cheng on an exciting mission to Mount Yasur on the island of Vanuatu. Joined by biology expert Leah, the team is beyond excited to witness a real-life volcanic eruption. But soon, excitement turns to worry when they realize that people are in danger. Working together swiftly and heroically, they must stage a rescue mission. Kids will love turning the pages to find out if the Secret Explorers manage to succeed in their mission! It's the perfect gift for children aged 7-9 who love all things geology. Packed with lots of information on volcanoes, this epic adventure book gives them a thrilling introduction to earth science. Don't let the discoveries stop Each book in the series combines exciting adventures with real-life facts related to the Secret Explorers' latest fictional mission. Don't miss out on more secret explorations! Dive into an underwater adventure in The Secret Explorers and the Lost Whales. Travel back in time to save a dinosaur egg from destruction in The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic Rescue. Finally, set out on a journey to stop the Cairo Museum from closing down in The Secret Explorers and the Tomb Robbers.
Meet the Secret Explorers! Children will be inspired to discover the world with these character-driven adventure stories for children aged 7 to 9 years old. Learn all about polar expeditions and the Arctic in this climate-related installment of DK Books' new educational fiction series for children. Meet the Secret Explorers - a band of brainiac kids from all around the world. Everyone in this diverse group of young experts has a speciality, from outer space to dinosaurs, and each story follows a character who gets chosen for a "secret exploration". In this fun, fact-filled children's book, engineering expert Kiki and Connor the marine biologist are sent on a mission to the Arctic. There they discover a research vessel studying the effects of climate change that has become trapped in the sea ice. To make matters worse, one of the ship's scientists who went to find help at a nearby research station hasn't returned. It's up to the Secret Explorers to find the scientist, free the ship, and save the day! Kids will love turning the pages to find out if the Secret Explorers manage to succeed in their mission! Enter the frozen world... With a thrilling narrative that keeps kids engaged, The Secret Explorers and the Missing Scientist book by SJ King is the perfect gift for children who are into all things arctic. It's written for children aged 7-9 years, with lots of information on the arctic world and the effects of melting sea ice. At the end of the book, you'll find "Kiki's Mission Notes" which is a summary of all the scientific facts and discoveries made throughout the story. With fun illustrations, quizzes, and a vocabulary list, the educational value of this book is outstanding and great for a classroom read! Get Ready to join the Secret Explorers Club The Secret Explorers series is a reminder to kids that they are limited only by their imagination and teaches them that learning is fun! But most of all, these educational books encourage children to believe that they can become experts in something they love. This edge-of-your-seat adventure book is packed with: * Fun facts and illustrations about polar bears * Simple and engaging explanations on how to survive in arctic conditions * Quizzes, mission notes, and a glossary of words with definitions Complete the series Each book in the series combines exciting adventures with real-life facts related to the Secret Explorers' latest fictional mission. Don't miss out on more secret explorations! Take on an out-of-this-world mission in The Secret Explorers and the Comet Collision. Travel back in time to save a dinosaur egg from destruction in The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic Rescue. Set out on a journey to stop the Cairo Museum from closing down in The Secret Explorers and the Tomb Robbers. Then take a trip up an erupting volcano in The Secret Explorers and the Smoking Volcano.
From the author of Junior Monster Scouts comes new spooky and silly series perfect for fans of Goosebumps and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. In this first book, things get hairy for two fifth graders who take on a haunted mustache! Wolver Hollow is not a normal town. The adults are too busy shuffling off to work at the old coffin factory to notice or care, but the kids know all about monsters, ghosts, and strange lights in the sky. Strange things happen in Wolver Hollow. Creepy things. But fifth graders Parker and Lucas are determined to debunk one of Wolver Hollow's legends: Over a hundred years ago, Bockius Beauregard was vaporized in an unfortunate accident and all that remained was his magnificent mustache. People say it returns every year, on the anniversary of Bockius's death, seeking a lip to claim as its own! When the boys try to prove the story is fake, the find more than they bargained for.
A group of six young miners are exploring Asteroid AX245 to find the mineral ixonium. It is the most valuable substance in the galaxy and is used to power interstellar travel. The group splits into three teams to explore some tunnels in the asteroid's surface. But just before one team begins digging into the rock, they receive an urgent message. The other team reports seeing a black, gooey substance oozing out of the rock. Their report is cut off by their loud screams--and then total silence. What happened to Team Gamma? And what is the black goo that seems to have a will of its own? Can the rest of the young miners discover the truth about Asteroid AX245 before it's too late?
Since the Takano family's new foster pet, Murray the ferret, arrived at their house, all sorts of things have gone missing: shoes, jewelry, keys, coins . . . Although eight-year-old Kaita enjoys solving the mysteries, she worries that finding a forever home for the lovable furry bandit will be near impossible! Playful illustrations and lots of sleuthing fun make this chapter book a treat for animal lovers and mystery fans alike.
Eight-year-old Kaita Takano and her family are old pros at fostering rescued dogs and cats from the local animal shelter. But they've got their work cut out for them when a beautiful bearded dragon with plenty of attitude arrives at their doorstep. Even though Kaita narrates the rollicking adventure, this charmingly illustrated chapter book is all about Betty!
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When Jesse stops by The Curiosity Shop she uncovers an old painting in a dusty antique steamer trunk. But what happens later that night when she is startled by a creepy eyeball? Find out how Professor Peach helps Jesse use art skills to uncover the mystery!
While doing spring cleaning in her room, Jesse comes across a crayon on her window sill that is curiously bent over. She recalls that the crayon was there all winter and not bent at all. Jesse begins to wonder what caused the crayon to bend. Using science skills, Jesse discovers how the Sun is closest to Earth in summer and that's why the crayon melted.
In this fifth installment of the Pup Detectives graphic novel series, the pup detectives must save one of their own! There's a new student at Pawston Elementary named Labra-cadabra-dor, and he has a few magic tricks up his sleeve. When Labra hypnotizes Rider to pull him over to the dark side, the other pup detectives worry they might have bitten off more than they can chew with this magical mystery!
Nelson wakes up on his birthday to discover that he has gained ninja powers overnight! This funny, heavily-illustrated series from Anh Do is action packed, with an appealingly grounded heart.Nelson's a nerd. Unfit, uncool . . . totally awkward! But when he wakes up on his tenth birthday, he discovers he's a NINJA!THE LAST NINJA ON EARTH!How's he going to SAVE THE WORLD when he can't even get his undies on the right way?
Nelson wakes up on his birthday to discover that he has gained ninja powers overnight! This funny, heavily-illustrated series from Anh Do is action packed, with an appealingly grounded heart.Nelson is a ninja. He's not the coolest. Or the bravest. But he is the world's nerdiest ninja!And now he has to stop an animal rampage and machines going crazy all over town! For that, he'll need his new jetpack... and some serious ninja skills!How will Nelson learn to fly when he's scared of heights?!
Smart cat. Messy puppy. Here comes trouble... Meet Jasper and Scruff, an unlikely pair as they learn about friendship, determination, and working together. When Jasper and Scruff come across a flier for a talent show at the Velvet Theater, they're very excited. Scruff wants to team up with Jasper, but Jasper is having none of it as he wants the limelight all to himself! The whole town turns out to audition, including the Sophisticats. Scruff impresses the judges at the auditions, however, Jasper fails to make it to the final round. Scruff persuades his friend to take part in his magic act, but on the day of the final round, they start to suspect that the Sophisticats are up to something. Can the friends get to the bottom of the plot--or is the show over for Jasper and Scruff? Join this unlikely pair as they learn about friendship, determination, and working together.
Being the new kid at camp is never easy, especially for a bigfoot, a hyperactive jackalope, a fairy who can barely fly, and the only human boy! From Epic! Originals, Creature Campers is a funny, heartwarming series about the unlikely friendships forged at Camp Moonlight--"where being different isn't unusual...it's FUNusual!" Norm is worried about fitting in at camp. Literally. He's not just tall for a kid. He's tall even for a bigfoot. Oliver, the only human at camp, has the opposite problem: he's small enough that a strong wind might knock him over. With the help of their new friends, Hazel (a hyperactive jackalope) and Wisp (a boy fairy who has trouble flying), they'll have to work together to earn their canoeing certification without disturbing the resident lake monster--or Barnaby Snoop, who will stop at nothing to capture Norm for his personal rare creature collection.
The Creature Campers are back for another adventure! To pass their map and compass skills test, they must find their way to a hidden spot in the forest, where a picnic feast awaits! Follow Norm the Bigfoot and his friends as they brave a swampy lake, a scheming creature collector, and a starry night surprise to get to their deliciously sweet reward--and learn the true meaning of teamwork and trust.
In this laugh-out-loud early chapter book with charming full-color illustrations, best-selling author Jacqueline Davies continues the adventure of two best friends who chase their dreams, even through doubt and obstacles. Perfect for fans of the Mercy Watson and Owl Diaries series. When Taylor decides he wants to be the World's First Flying Hedgehog, there is little Sydney can do to stop him. Will Taylor realize his dream? Will he forgive Sydney for not believing in him? And can Sydney keep his spiny friend in one piece? This hilarious story, illustrated with expressive full-color art, highlights the importance of friendshipandthe need to reach for the sky.
Best-selling author Jacqueline Davies tells the story of two unlikely friends: Sydney and Taylor, a skunk and a hedgehog who strike out to discover the great unknown, despite how afraid they are of it. Charming full-color illustrations and a laugh-out-loud story make this chapter book perfect for fans of the Mercy Watson and Owl Diaries series. Sydney is a skunk and Taylor is a hedgehog, but no matter how odd the pairing may seem, their friendship comes naturally. They live happily in their cozy burrow . . . until the day Taylor gets his Big Idea to go see the Whole Wide World. From mountains taller than a hundred hedgehogs, valleys wider than a thousand skunks, to the dangers that lie in the human world, Sydney and Taylor wanted to see it all. With a map and a dream, they bravely set off, soon discovering that the world ismuch bigger than they realized . . .
In this sixth Henry Heckelbeck adventure, Henry might have found a dinosaur! During a field trip, Henry Heckelbeck discovers a bone that might belong to a dinosaur! His friends don't think it's possible, but can Henry the Dinosaur Hunter prove them wrong? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Henry Heckelbeck chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
Lovable dog King and his human Kayla help their friend search for a ring in this new mystery, part of the Geisel Honor Award-winning beginning reader series. "This gentle whodunit...includes such classic genre elements as missing jewelry, suspicious characters, red herrings and a gratifying 'aha' moment before the restoration of order." - The Wall Street Journal King, Kayla, Mason, and Asia are playing in the snow. Later, Asia discovers her new gold ring is missing. What happened to it? Detective team King and Kayla are on the case! With simple, straightforward language and great verbal and visual humor, the King & Kayla series from Geisel Honor Award-winning team Dori Hillestad Butler and Nancy Meyers is perfect for newly independent readers transitioning from easy readers to beginning chapter books. Great for introducing mysteries and the important concepts of fact gathering, list making, clues, and analytical thinking. Also ideal for diverse book collections. Also by Dori Hillestad Butler and Nancy Meyers: King & Kayla and the Case of Found Fred King & Kayla and the Case of the Lost Tooth King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats King & Kayla and the Case of the Mysterious Mouse King & Kayla and the Case of the Secret Code King & Kayla and the Case of the Unhappy Neighbor
A silly, illustrated adventure from the National Book Award-winning author of The Penderwicks--perfect for children newly reading on their own! Teaflet and her brother, Roog, are ready to throw their annual strawberry jam party for their friends in Trefldom. They want it to be the best party ever, even ten times better than the best party ever! But the inspector of neatness is coming to examine their higgledy-piggledy house from top to bottom. If she finds even one pinch of dirt, or one messy bed, the party will be canceled. Teaflet promises to clean while Roog bakes for the party. But will she be distracted by animals needing her help, like the toad whose tongue drags on the ground? Or will she finish in time and save the party?
Mama and Daddy are heading out of town, which means Azaleah and her sisters get to spend the weekend at Auntie Sam's. The girls can't wait for their special weekend! Azaleah even decides to bake cookies to surprise her parents when they return. After all, as Mama says, "Cooking for someone is like giving them a gift." But the cookies are a disaster! Azaleah is stumped. She's sure she did everything right. Can Azaleah get to the bottom of the cookie catastrophe before Mama and Daddy get back?
Raven is having the worst week ever. Her best friend Belle has just moved away, and tomorrow is Voices of History Day. Raven and Belle were working on their project together, and now Raven has to present alone--in front of the whole class. But when Raven stumbles upon the Wish Library and asks for school to be canceled, she faces a whole new challenge--and finds that just maybe she had the bravery she needed all along.
A story about the wonderfully challenging realities of being a family's middle kid. Readers experience a day in the life of a middle kid, and all the highs and lows of a life in-between. When you're the middle kid, you're never the first nor the last to do anything. You're not the tallest or the smallest; you're babysitting one sibling but teased by the other. Stuck between a bossy older brother and a naive younger sister, Middle Kid feels left out of two worlds. But even if--and maybe especially because--it's always overlooked, this kid's own world is just as big and important as his siblings'. * From author-illustrator Steven Weinberg--a middle kid himself! * Gently funny and richly detailed * Starting in the morning and ending at night, readers experience a full day in Middle Kid's shoes Middle children have classically been sandwiched between the achievements of the older sibling and the needs of the younger one--The Middle Kid gives them a time to shine! * Perfect for beginning readers * A great empathy read * Fans of comical books about family
Blast-off into space in this second adventure with The Secret Explorers, a brand-new fiction series. This group of brilliant kids comes together from all four corners of the globe to fix problems, solve mysteries, and gather knowledge all over the planet - and beyond. Whenever their help is needed, a special sign will appear on a door. They step through to the Exploration Station and receive their mission... In The Secret Explorers and the Comet Collision, space expert Roshni leads a mission that's out of this world - literally! With rainforest expert Ollie, she is set the task of fixing the space probe orbiting Jupiter before a comet hits the planet. With the clock ticking, it's a race against time for the Secret Explorers as they dodge asteroids, complete daring spacewalks, and use all their skills to complete their mission. Packed with fun illustrations and facts about real-life missions to Jupiter, this thrilling adventure is perfect for young readers. Informative diagrams tell kids all they need to know about important elements of the story, such as how spacesuits work. The action-packed narrative keeps kids engaged and makes learning about space even more fun!
With more than 23 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading! In this fourth book in the My Weirder-est School series, A.J. and his friends learn how to survive in the wilderness. At-ten-tion! The Beaver Scouts are looking for new recruits. And A.J. and his friends are the first to sign up. They can't wait to build campfires and earn cool badges. But scout leader Miss Blake would rather prepare them for falling boulders and surprise bear attacks. When they go on an overnight camping trip, will they be prepared for a real emergency Perfect for reluctant readers and all kids hungry for funny school stories, Dan Gutman's hugely popular My Weird School chapter book series has something for everyone. Don't miss the hilarious adventures of A.J. and the gang!
In Book 3, the Creature Campers will have to work together to conquer their biggest challenge yet: the Camp Moonlight obstacle course . . . of DOOM! Norm, Oliver, Hazel, and Wisp will have to cross the monkey bars without landing in the ooey, gooey mud, crawl on their bellies through a tire tunnel, and climb a towering challenge known as The Wall--all while blindfolded! As the campers take turns leading, they learn that sometimes it's good to be small, and sometimes it's good to be tall, but it's always good to face a challenge with friends who cheer you on with every step, hop, stride, or wing flutter. And a little unexpected help when you need it most never hurts, either!
A new foster pet, someBUNNY special, has arrived at the Takano house, and eight-year-old Kaita is over the moon! But Roo isn't lick-your-face friendly like the dogs Kaita's used to fostering, and she soon wonders if she'll ever be able to break the ice and find the skittish mini lop a forever home. The chapter book is a charmingly illustrated lesson in patience, narrated by Kaita herself.
All of Razor's playful, super-friendly littermates are being adopted, one right after the other. But not Razor. How do you find THE shyest kitten in the world his forever home? That's the big question eight-year-old Kaita Takano and her animal-fostering family need to answer in this illustrated, sweet-natured, tabby-filled chapter book narrated by Kaita herself.
It's a breezy new day and along with a tempest in a chocolate milk glass, Jesse's presented with a messy new mystery when Dorky Dougy loses his lunch while spinning on the merry-go-round. The big question is, why did the ballistic barf fling outwardly, as Dougy spun? Learn all about these centrifugal and centripetal forces that make up the vomit vortex!
It's springtime again in Deanville and everything is in full bloom--including some microscopic nuisances that put a damper on outdoor activities. What could it be? Help Jesse use science skills to figure it out!
A haunted ice cream truck is on the loose in this fourteenth chilling adventure in the Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol series! Summer in Kersville is like summer in a lot of other places. The sun is bright and hot. School is closed and the pool is open. And kids know to run away as fast as they can when they hear the familiar song of the ice cream truck. Because that means the I Scream Man is here for dessert! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol chapter books are perfect for emerging readers.
Princess Evie goes to a riding camp in the Cloud Kingdom in this second book in an enchanting new chapter book series about a princess, her stable full of ponies, and the amazing adventures they share. In this enchanting story Evie and Diamond are invited to take part in a riding camp high up in the Cloud Kingdom. Can Evie and her new friends help a runaway unicorn and its rider find their way home before a storm arrives? Cover illustration by Paula Franco.
Princess Evie and her pony go on a magical journey in this first book in an enchanting new chapter book series about a princess, her stable full of ponies, and the amazing adventures they share. Princess Evie is worried about making friends as she joins a new class at school. But her mind is soon put to rest with the help of her magic pony, Willow. Evie and Willow go exploring and find an enchanted forest where they meet a group of forest fairies. Evie makes friends with Arwen, who needs her help rescuing a baby hedgehog. Could their act of kindness lead them to discover a secret fairy treasure? Cover illustration by Paula Franco.
A missing animal at the zoo and strange noises coming from her backyard can mean only one thing for Tori- she's got a mystery to solve! Tori loves living on Zoo Lane with her family. Who else gets to live at a zoo--and with her cousin Sumiko visiting from Tokyo soon, this is shaping up to be the best summer ever! But when rumors of a missing animal start to spread, Tori wants to help . . . except she doesn't know which creature is on the loose. An ostrich? A little frog? There's also a strange noise coming from her backyard. It almost sounds like someone is calling her name! Tori is on the case. In this second book in the illustrated Mysteries on Zoo Lane series, two-time Newbery Honor author Patricia Reilly Giff has crafted a charming story about conservation, animal care, friendship, and problem-solving. In touch with the programs and initiatives that today's zoos are undertaking, Giff provides readers with a fresh look at the work of zoologists. Charming line artwork by Abby Carter appears throughout and keeps the story upbeat.
In his latest merry misadventure, Henry the Duck's new exercise plan leaves him more frazzled than fit in this energetic and hilarious picture book from beloved author Robert Quackenbush! Henry the Duck it out of shape and needs to exercise! Where should he begin? Lifting barbells? Doing chin ups? Jumping rope? Whatever Henry does to build muscle always leaves him exhausted! Children and parents alike will love following disaster-prone Henry trying to master his fitness routine, cleverly written and illustrated by celebrated and legendary author Robert Quackenbush.
Itty realizes that she has a copycat in this eighth Itty Bitty Princess Kitty chapter book. Itty meets a young tiger named Tessa and it turns out she goes to Itty's school! Itty thinks she's nice and funny, and she can tell Tessa likes hanging out with her and her friends. But then Tessa shows up wearing the same dress as Itty--the one Itty had told her about that is very special to her. And in art class, Tessa copies Itty's drawing. Itty doesn't understand why Tessa is being such a...copycat! Does she really want to be Itty's friend? Or does she just want to copy whatever Itty is doing? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on every page, the Itty Bitty Princess Kitty chapter books are perfect for emerging readers.
A broken fence and an animal on the loose take center stage in book three of the series from a two-time Newbery Honor winning author. Alex loves living on Zoo Lane, especially because he gets to visit his favorite animal in the world- the red panda. When he finds a hole in the zoo's fence, it presents the perfect opportunity to sneak into the zoo before school to see his beloved furry creatures. What Alex doesn't realize is that the broken fence will cause more problems than almost getting caught by the security guard. When an animal goes missing in the zoo, can he come clean about the fence? In this third book of the series, two-time Newbery Honor author Patricia Reilly Giff has crafted a lively mystery about conservation, animal care, friendship, and problem-solving. In touch with the programs and initiatives that today's zoos are undertaking, Giff provides readers with a fresh look at the work of zoologists. Charming line artwork by Abby Carter appears throughout and keeps the story upbeat.
Lola is back! Fresh from her escapades at her school when the principal is not exactly impressed with her very unusual pigtails, and straight from her hard-pressed victory with the boys who don't want to let the girls play soccer, Lola now has to convince her mother that having a dog is a good idea.
Eight-year-old J.D. turns a tragic home haircut into a thriving barber business in this hilarious new illustrated chapter book series Eight-year-old J.D. turns a tragic home haircut into a thriving barber business in this hilarious new illustrated chapter book series J.D. has a big problem--it's the night before the start of third grade and his mom has just given him his first and worst home haircut. When the steady stream of insults from the entire student body of Douglass Elementary becomes too much for J.D., he takes matters into his own hands and discovers that, unlike his mom, he's a genius with the clippers. His work makes him the talk of the town and brings him enough hair business to open a barbershop from his bedroom. But when Henry Jr., the owner of the only official local barbershop, realizes he's losing clients to J.D., he tries to shut him down for good. How do you find out who's the best barber in all of Meridian, Mississippi? With a GREAT BARBER BATTLE! From the hilarious and creative mind of J. Dillard, an entrepreneur, public speaker, and personal barber, comes a new chapter book series with characters that are easy to fall for and nearly impossible to forget. Akeem S. Roberts' lively illustrations make this series a must-buy for reluctant readers.
Eight-year-old kid barber J.D. joins forces with his sister, who has beauty shop dreams, in this hilarious illustrated chapter book series. J.D. is a barber battle champion. He's graduated from home haircuts to having a regular chair at the neighborhood shop, Hart and Son, and he's making enough money to keep his candy jar stocked and his comic book collection growing. And yet, J.D. knows it's time for his next challenge. He doesn't just want to be the best barber in Meridian, Mississippi-he wants to be the best barber in the state . . . and maybe the country! When his older sister, Vanessa, starts to gain a following online for her hair tutorials, the kids decide that to truly level up, they must join forces. How do two siblings with big personalities, big ambitions, and competitive spirits work together (or not) to take over the hair world? Check out the other chapter books in the J.D. the Kid Barber series- J.D. and the Great Barber Battle J.D. and the Hair Show Showdown
The latest tale from Deckawoo Drive--and New York Times best-selling creators Kate DiCamillo and Chris Van Dusen--is a balm for young worrywarts facing the unknown. Welcome back to Deckawoo Drive for a sixth endearing installment in the companion series to Kate DiCamillo's New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson books. Frank Endicott is a worrier. He worries about lions, submarines, black holes, leprosy, and armadillos. He lists his worries alphabetically in a notebook and suffers vivid nightmares that even a certain neighborhood pig can't dispatch. When he accompanies Eugenia Lincoln on an errand to duplicate a key at her favorite dark and dusty thrift shop, Frank earns fresh cause for alarm. Odd Buddy Lamp, the shop's proprietor, has sent them home with the original key and its copy. Can Frank come to terms with the mystery without buckling under his mounting dread? With a little help from friends (old and new), hot cocoa, and some classic short stories read aloud, the prognosis is good.
The most important thing to know about Wednesday Wilson is that she's an entrepreneur. She hasn't started any businesses yet, but she's pretty sure today is the day.
Indian-American girl Nina Soni has big plans for her garden, but they don't include bugs, slugs, and rabbits.
Can Sona be the best big sister ever when she's not sure she even wants a baby sister or brother? Brimming with warmth and charm, this story set in India will resonate with new older siblings everywhere. Sona Sharma's house is full of three generations of people who joke often and argue sometimes. Relatives come over unannounced, the phone rings frequently, and friends drop by all the time. Then one day Amma tells Sona that she is going to have a baby. Is that good? Sona isn't so sure. She doesn't want to share her room or her things with a new baby, not to mention the attention of Amma, Appa, Thatha, and Paatti. And despite Amma's assurance that the sky always has room for new stars, Sona doesn't feel stretchy or bighearted like the sky. But when she learns there will be a baby-naming ceremony, she's determined to find the best name for her new brother or sister--one as nice as her own, a Hindi word for "gold." Perfectly pitched to young readers, this tale of warming up to change is followed by a glossary of words from India to explore in the story.
Boogie Bass feels like he can't do anything right, but when he joins an after-school American Sign Language club, he turns out to be a natural! The After-School Superstars--Nixie Ness, Vera Vance, Nolan Nada, and Boogie Bass--are back in a new after-school adventure starring Boogie. He is clumsy and goofy, but now that he is at the American Sign Language camp at his school, he finds his hidden talent. He may not believe in himself, but the rest of his class does, especially when they visit a school for the Deaf and Boogie leads the way with his exuberant personality helping students to learn about each other and make new friends. Vetted by an expert from Gallaudet University and complete with additional material full of facts about American Sign Language, Boogie Bass is an excellent addition to The After-School Superstar series. Each book features recurring characters and highlights one activity they do at their after-school program, along with illustrations in black and white. The series is perfect for fans of Judy Moody, Ivy and Bean, and Clementine. A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection Praise for Nixie Ness- Cooking Star A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection "Young readers will easily relate to this wholesome look at early friendships and conflicts."--School Library Journal "Likeable Nixie creates a terrific recipe for winning back old friends and making lots of new ones."--Kirkus Reviews Praise for Vera Vance- Comics Star A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection "Vera's shyness will be appreciated and understood by many readers . . . and the lovely wrap-up shows how every personality type and situation can find a way to use their strengths to reach their goals."--Kirkus Reviews "Budding artists will appreciate the respect for and information about the comics process and relate to Vera's joy at immersing herself in her beloved pastime." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Ellis Baker is excited to be going on vacation. Her parents have been planning their overseas trip for months. But during the dark and stormy overnight flight, mysterious events begin to unfold. One passenger's priceless necklace mysteriously disappears. Even spookier is the mysterious woman who also disappears without a trace. Could the stranger have stolen the necklace and somehow gotten off the plane without anyone noticing? Or was she really a ghost with a taste for fancy jewelry? Follow along as Ellis uncovers the clues and discovers the true identity of The 30,000-Foot Ghost!
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!"I wish I'd had these books as a kid. Hilarious!" -- Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog ManThey may look like Bad Guys, but these wannabe heroes are doing good deeds... whether you like it or not! This New York Times bestselling illustrated series is perfect for fans of Dog Man and Captain UnderpantsThe Bad Guys - sorry, Shadow Squad-G - have finally saved the world from butt-handed evil. And now it's time to celebrate! But when one member of the team makes a shocking discovery, the party might be over sooner than everyone thinks...
What do you do with a gentle Great Dane who's the size of a cow but acts like he's no bigger than a mini dachshund? If you're eight-year-old Kaita Takano and her animal-fostering family, you shower the dog with love and do everything you can to find him a forever home. Sweet-natured illustrations and Kaita's first-person narration pair up for plenty of chapter book fun.
It's Spring Break and the gang is presented with a mysterious new riddle that will challenge their mathematics skills and senses. What is the perplexing, suspended ring that oscillates? Jesse and her pals must work together to find out!
Jesse is having problems with her bike, but luckily, there's a local contest to win a bike taking place. To win, Jesse must use math skills to guess how many jelly beans are in a big jar. Find out how Jesse uses math skills to create a secret formula to solve The Secret in the Jelly Bean Jar.
Dragon Girls is a super collectible new series that celebrates the inner fire of everyday girlsWe are Dragon Girls, hear us roar!Willa and her friends have a powerful magic inside of them-they each have the ability to transform into a Glitter Dragon Girl. They can breathe glittery fire, soar through the air, and communicate with all the creatures who live in the Magic Forest.The troublesome Shadow Sprites are after the Tree Queen's magic again, and it can only be saved by a special potion. The Dragon Girls must work together to gather all of the ingredients. Willa is leading their quest, but she's scared of what might happen if they don't succeed. Can she embrace her inner fire in time-or will the forest be lost forever?
Each book in this new series is a high interest, adventure-packed story that follows a girl who discovers that she has an amazingpower-she can change into a magical dragon! We are Dragon Girls, hear us roar!Naomi loves being a Glitter Dragon Girl. She can fly above treetops and roar glittery bursts of magic. Best of all, she and the other Glitter Dragons are keeping their beloved Magic Forest safe from the Shadow Sprites.But all is not as it seems in this special place. The Shadow Sprites' power is growing. . . and they may not be alone. Naomi must harness all the dragon magic she's learned to lead the Glitter Dragon Girls against this new threat.
Dragon Girls is a super collectible new series that celebrates the inner fire of everyday girls. We are Dragon Girls, hear us roar!Azmina, Willa, and Naomi are thrilled to learn they're Glitter Dragon Girls. Summoned to the Magic Forest by its magnificent ruler, the Tree Queen, the girls quickly find out their dragon-selves have unbelievable abilities. They can soar above the treetops, breathe glitter-y bursts of fire, and roar loud enough to shake the ground. With this newfound magic comes a big responsibility, however. As Dragon Girls, they are sworn protectors of the forest and must help keep it safe from the troublesome Shadow Sprites, who are determined to take the forest's magic for their own.
Prince Lucas and Clara have to save their dragon friend, Ruskin, from a dangerous spell in this sixteenth fantastical adventure of The Kingdom of Wrenly series. There is only one place throughout the entire Kingdom of Wrenly that no one dares explore: the Dream Portal. Hidden beyond the swamps of Bogburb, this strange and ancient circle of stones was built by wizards before time began. Stories of great danger surround the mysterious monument. But when their dragon friend, Ruskin, falls under the Dream Portal's spell, Lucas and Clara will risk the legendary peril to save their dragon friend. With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Kingdom of Wrenly chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
Hello/Boozhoo--meet Jo Jo Makoons! Full of pride, joy, and plenty of humor, this first book in an all-new chapter book series by Dawn Quigley celebrates a spunky young Ojibwe girl who loves who she is. Jo Jo Makoons Azure is a spirited seven-year-old who moves through the world a little differently than anyone else on her Ojibwe reservation. It always seems like her mom, her kokum (grandma), and her teacher have a lot to learn--about how good Jo Jo is at cleaning up, what makes a good rhyme, and what it means to be friendly. Even though Jo Jo loves her #1 best friend Mimi (who is a cat), she's worried that she needs to figure out how to make more friends. Because Fern, her best friend at school, may not want to be friends anymore... The Heartdrum imprint centers a wide range of intertribal voices, visions, and stories while welcoming all young readers, with an emphasis on the present and future of Indian Country and on the strength of young Native heroes. In partnership with We Need Diverse Books.
Judy Moody meets Netflix's One Day at a Time in this first book in a new chapter book series featuring a young Cuban American girl who tries to find adventure based on the classics she read with her beloved abuela--can Dominguita become a noble knight? All Dominguita wants to do is read. Especially the books in Spanish that Abuela gave to her just before she moved away. They were classics that Abuela and Dominguita read together, classics her abuela brought with her all the way from Cuba when she was a young girl. It helps Dominguita feel like Abuela's still there with her. One of her favorites, Don Quixote, tells of a brave knight errant who tries to do good deeds. Dominguita decides that she, too, will become a knight and do good deeds around her community, creating a grand adventure for her to share with her abuela. And when the class bully tells Dominguita that girls can't be knights, Dom is determined to prove him wrong. With a team of new friends, can Dominguita learn how to be the hero of her own story?
In this second book of the charming and heartfelt chapter series that is Judy Moody meets Netflix's One Day at a Time, will Dominguita find that X marks the spot? When Dominguita finds an old map in the back of an even older book in her beloved library, she is excited to see a telltale X marking an unknown place. Everyone knows that X marks the spot for treasure--and Dom knows that means a new adventure for her, Pancho, and Steph! But everyone seems to think that the map, while fun, probably isn't real. Dom is determined to prove them wrong. And as the trio starts to uncover the mystery of the map, they realize that it has closer ties to the community they love than they could have imagined.
In the charming fifth book of the Good Dog series, Bo learns to swim with his family! One hot summer day, Bo and his family decide to cool off. They take Bo to a swimming hole on their farm. But Bo hasn't gone swimming before. Can he learn how in time to join in on the fun? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Good Dog chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
One hot summer's day nine-year-old Sarah goes to the grocery store...and comes home with an elephant. Sarah's new elephant is not without its challenges, he has trouble fitting through doorways, knocks over everything in sight, is allergic to the neighbor's cat and cowers at the sight of a mouse. But he also has a knack for arranging flowers and keeping Sarah company. And it's because of the elephant that Sarah meets her new next-door neighbor and makes her first real friend. It's because of the elephant that Sarah's mother starts spending more time with her. In fact, despite the destruction, just about everything good that happens is because of the elephant. It turns out that every home, and every nine-year-old girl, doesneed an elephant. A story about friendship, adventure, and never being afraid to be yourself, this hybrid graphic novel is the perfect introduction to chapter books for all the young animal-lovers in your life.
Paula Harrison'sRoyal Rescues #5: The Cuddly Seal,illustrated by Olivia Chin Mueller, is the fifth book in this sweet illustrated chapter book series about a pet-loving princess who finds and helps animals in trouble--even if it's against the rules! "A royal palace is no place for pets, Beatrice!" says her father, King George. But Princess Bea won't let royal rules stop her from helping animals in need. While exploring Silver Rock Bay, Bea finds a little seal pup alone on some rocks. Can she and her friend Keira reunite the baby seal with its mother before the big storm comes?
Drake has to stop an evil wizard in this action-packed, New York Times bestselling series!
Meet Jasmine Green -- an aspiring veterinarian who adores animals! Can her kindness and know-how save a piglet in trouble in this delightful series debut?
Narwhal to the rescue! The mermaids set off on an icy adventure in the second action-packed adventure in the illustrated Sea Keeper chapter book series.
Kersville Elementary School has a problem: there's a very hungry vampire on the loose! But this creature doesn't thirst for blood. Instead, he's been eating the students' homework!