Mr. Docker Is Off His Rocker- Mr. Docker, a new science teacher, is a crazy inventor who blows things up, uses potatoes for power, and has A.J. and his friends wondering whether science is for nerds or is the coolest subject ever.
Good Luck Anna Hibiscus!- AnnaHibiscus
lives in Africa. Amazing Africa. She can't wait to fly across the world
and visit her granny in Canada. But can she find enough warm clothes
for the cold winter weather? And will her family miss her?
Jimmy The Greatest- Inspired by Muhammad Ali, Jimmy starts
training to become a boxer, and while his future looks bright, he
decides leaving his small town for big matches might not be the best option for him.
Otis and the Puppy- When a puppy gets lost while playing hide and seek on the farm, Otisthe friendly little tractor must face his fear of the darkness in order to help his new friend.
Water Sings Blue Ocean Poems- Come down to the shore with this rich and vivid celebration of the ocean! With moving poems by Kate Coombs, this collection of poems evokes the beauty and power, the depth and mystery, and the endless resonance of the sea.
Froggy's Worst Play Date- None of Froggy's friends are home one Saturday, but that does not mean he wants to go on a movie playdate with Frogilina.
Do Super Heroes Have Teddy Bears?-"Follow along as two ragtag, everyday superheroes
don capes to play in the mud, save their stuffed animals from certain
peril, conquer the vegetables at dinner, and overcome darkness at night"
Pig Kahuna -Fergus is afraid to go in the water, but he and his baby brother Dink
find a surfboard while collecting treasures along the seashore.
Beyonders: Chasing the Prophecy - Jason and Rachel's adventures and friendships have made Lyrian more of a
home to them than they could have imagined, so now, armed with the
prophecy of a dying oracle, they are ready to become Lyrian's heroes
whatever the cost to themselves.
What About Heaven? - A rhyming text consisting of a child's questions aboutheaven, the responses given, and scriptural references to support the answers.
Presents the true story of the building and launching of the Titanic and offers a "you are there" feeling when the steamship struck an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage.
Look Up! Bird-watching In Your Own Backyard - A conversational, humorous introduction to bird-watching featuring
quirky full-color illustrations portray dozens of birds chatting about
their distinctive characteristics, including color, shape, plumage, and
beak and foot types.
All the Way to America - The story of four generations of an
Italian American family, beginning with an immigrant who came through
Ellis Island with big dreams, a small shovel, and his parents' good
advice: "Work hard, but remember to enjoy life, and never forget your family."
An Inconvenient Christmas - On Christmas Eve, the Winstead family
experiences a variety of inconveniences but through it all, stripped of
expensive presents and other material things, the family learns about
the true spirit of Christmas.
Of Thee I Sing - "In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack
Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans
and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America's children"
Pug and Other Animal Poems - Presents a collection of whimsical animalpoems that describe eccentric animal behaviors, complemented by collage illustrations.
Dex: The Heart of a Hero - Tired of being overlooked because he is so small, Dexter, a big-hearted dog with big dreams transforms himself into a superhero.
The Loopy Coop Hens: Letting Go - Pip, Midge, and Dot are enjoying the shade under an apple tree when
fruit starts falling around them, causing the hens to suspect a fox is
in the tree trying to hit them.
Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku - A cat arrives at a shelter, arranges to go home with a good family, and
settles in with them, all the while letting them know who is boss and,
finally, sharing his real name.
Eliot Jones: Midnight Superhero - By day, Eliot quietly reads his books,
feeds his goldfish and watches Mr. Smith wash his car. But grown-ups
don't know that when the clock strikes midnight, Eliot is a superhero! The world's most important scientists have sent a message that a gigantic meteor is about to smash into the Earth! And EliotJones, midnightsuperhero is on his most important mission ever.
14 Cows for America - Maasai tribal members, after hearing the story of the September 11th
attacks from a young Massai, who was in New York on that day, decide to
present the American people with fourteen sacred cows as a healing gift.
Take Me Out to the Yakyu - A little boy's grandfathers, one in America and one in Japan, teach him
about baseball and its rich, varying cultural traditions.
Mount Everest- To reach the top of MountEverest is to stand on the top of the world. MountEverest is the highest mountain in the world. The summit soars 29,035 feet (8,850 meters) in the air.
Liquids- Can you drink it? Can you pour it into a container? If so, it might be a liquid. Liquids do not have shape, but they do have size and volume.
Sea Monsters- Set off on an imaginary thrill-ride to a hidden ocean of ancient
underwater terrors. You will need nerves of steel and quick reactions to
avoid the deadly jaws of T.rex and the colossal crocodile, Deinosuchus.
Master George's People- George Washington once wrote his farm manager at Mount Vernon that he expected that "my people...be at their work as soon as it is light, work 'till it is dark, and be diligent while they are at it." But one day, near the end of his life, George Washington recorded how his expectations for his people had grown into a new desire.
Disabled Dogs- Learn about dogs with disabilities and the things they can still do.
Diego Rivera- DiegoRivera offers young readers unique insight into the life and artwork of the famous Mexican painter and muralist. The book follows Rivera's
career, looking at his influences and tracing the evolution of his
style. His work often called attention to the culture and struggles of
the Mexican working class. Believing that art should be for the people,
he created public murals in both the United States and Mexico, examples
of which are included
The Shadows- When eleven-year-old Olive and her distracted parents move into an
old Victorian mansion, Olive finds herself ensnared in a dark plan
involving some mysterious paintings, a trapped and angry nine-year-old
boy, and three talking cats.
The Black Rabbit- There's a large black rabbit chasing him, and no matter where he runs,
the shadowy rabbit follows, but finally in the deep, dark wood, Rabbit
loses his nemesis only to encounter a real foe.
See Me Dig- A group of dogs that loves to dig has a fun-filled day of making mischief, in this easy-to-read story.
The Littlest Pilgrim- All the other villagers tell Mini that
she is too small to help them with their chores, but she is not too
small to be kind to another girl she meets.
Abraham Lincoln- There are some things you might not know about the man responsible for
the Emancipation Proclamation. Kids learn about Abraham Lincoln through
timelines, quotes, and peculiar facts.
Dinosaur Battles- The dinosaurs battling in this book might not have lived at the same
time or in the same place, but it's fun to imagine them meeting. In a
fight over food or shelter, which dinosaur do you think would have won?
There is a fact box on each page of this book. The box gives you
information about the dinosaur. At the bottom of each page is a battle
score. The dinosaur with the highest battle score would probably have
won in a fight.
Awesome Experiments- This book is packed with more than 50 exciting experiments that kids can
perform at home. The book encourages children's natural curiosity
through fun - they'll be learning without even knowing it.
Great Estimations- Uses a giant jar of jellybeans to introduce the concept of estimation to
young readers and challenges them to use the lessons provided to make
good estimations of their very own.
Monkey Colors- Displays the different colors of several species of monkeys and explains what they are and where they come from.
Ferdinand Fox's First Summer- Follow this photographic journal of a red fox as he explores the world around him during the first few months of his life.
Tennis Camp of the Living Dead-Stickley Smythe is spending the summer at Bright River Tennis Academy. He’s playing against top competition and learning from the best tennis coaches in the country. But something isn’t quite right. Everyone else thinks thecamp is perfectly normal, but Stickley can’t help asking questions, such as: "Why does thecamp pro never go out in the sunlight?" "Why are they building coffins in arts and crafts class?" "Why do the villagers across the river fear thecamp so much?" and, most importantly: "Why did he agree to come here in the first place?" As Stickley works to unravel the mystery, he realizes that he’s staying at no ordinary summer camp. Instead, he’s stumbled upon theTennisCampoftheLivingDead!
The Bears of Blue River- Little Balser, a pioneer boy growing up in early nineteenth-century Indiana, has many adventures and dangerous encounters with bears while learning the ways ofthe woods.
The Fastest and the Furriest- The overweight and unathletic son of a famous former football star discovers that his equally fat and lazy dog is unexpectedly--and obsessively--interested in competing in dog agility contests.
Shock Horror- Reports of mysterious fires, exploding trees, and unexplained power
outages in a remote Rocky Mountain town reach the RBI. Is there any
truth in the terrifying stories of a strange figure in the forest with
sparks flying from his fingertips? Using their own powerful skills, the
RBI are tested to their limits on this sizzling adventure.
The Lost Island- The RBI travel to the plains of East Africa to investigate strange sightings of unbelievable animals, and find local people terrified of the unnatural animal cries they hear in the night. With DUL agents hot on their trail, the RBI find themselves on one of their most scary and dangerous missions so far as the adventure leads them to the mysterious lostisland.
The Sandman- Target: Midtown High! When the sinister Sandman attacks, it's up to Peter to stop him - even if he has to risk revealing his secret identity!
The Wrigley Riddle- During a visit to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley field, cousins Mike and Kate investigate why someone has been tampering with the famous ivy vines growing on the outfield walls. Includes historical note.
The All-Star Joker- When cousins Mike and Kate go to Kansas City for theAll-Star game, they meet the son of the American League starting catcher who stands falsely accused of playing practical jokes on his All-Star teammates.
Mouse In Space- When an evil professor begins threatening New Mouse City with terrible inventions, Geronimo Stilton is enlisted by local authorities to embark on a top-secret mission to outer space to thwart a nefarious plot.
Bink & Gollie Best Friends Forever- Gollie is quite sure she has royal blood in her veins, but can Bink
survive her friend's queenly airs -- especially if pancakes are not part
of the deal? Bink wonders what it would be like to be as tall as her
friend, but how far will she stretch her luck to find out?