Catrina and her family have moved to the coast of Northern California for the sake of her little sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis--and Cat is even less happy about the move when she is told that her new home is haunted, and Maya sets her heart on meeting a ghost.
Perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia, Thanhha Lai, and Rebecca Stead, internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimi’s first novel for young readers is a coming-of-age journey set in modern-day Afghanistan that explores life as a bacha posh—a preteen girl dressed as a boy. Obayda’s... More Info
Travel the world in the Anywhere-Anyplace Machine with the Berenstain Bears in this lively addition to the classic New York Times bestselling series. From the plains of Africa to the Great Wall of China, there are more sights to see than points on a map! Beginning readers will love discovering... More Info
An engrossing fantasy, a high-seas adventure, an alternate history epic—this is the richly imagined and gorgeously realized new book from acclaimed author Barry Wolverton, perfect for fans of The Glass Sentence and the Books of Beginning series. It's 1599, the Age of Discovery in Europe. But for... More Info
Coretta Scott King Award winner * ALA Notable Book * School Library Journal Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year * ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice * Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year * Washington Post Best Books of the Year * The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s... More Info
Bella Dancerella was born to dance! She even dances with her animal friends in her very own barnyard ballets. But Bella dreams of being a real ballerina - a beautiful ballerina dancing on the stage! Ages: 4-7 the ballet test is looming and everyone is practising hard, but Bella's become too... More Info
Bella Dancerella was born to dance! She even dances with her animal friends in her very own barnyard ballets. But Bella dreams of being a real ballerina - a beautiful ballerina dancing on the stage! Ages: 4-7 Miss tweedle's Ballet School is putting on a performance of SWAN LAKE and concert night is... More Info
Bird is hiking with his friends when his tummy rumbles. But no one packed him a snack that he likes! With every step, his hunger mounts until he collapses on the ground. How will Bird survive if he doesn't eat the perfect something this instant?! The hilarious blue-feathered anti-hero who first... More Info
Best friends Bitterly, Belladonna and Abyssma are back for more fun and bravery in this exciting second installment of the award-winning "Pinkaboos" book series. Best friends Bitterly, Belladonna and Abyssma are back for more fun and bravery in this exciting second installment of the award-winning... More Info
Facing fears has never been so much fun! Join best friends Bitterly, Abyssma and Belladonna as they start a new year at Fright School. Facing fears has never been so much fun! Join best friends Bitterly, Abyssma and Belladonna as they start a new year at Fright School. As young "Frights," they will... More Info
Penderwicks meets Edward Eager in this charming coming of age tale about a young witch found in a flowerpot who’s on a journey to discover her roots. The morning Nora Ratcliff finds a baby in the flowerpot on her front steps her life changes forever. She had always wanted a child, but after her... More Info
"Ruthie has a problem at school. It is the Snurtch. The Snurtch is a scribbly, grabby, rude monster who follows Ruthie around and gets her into all sorts of trouble. It seems Ruthie will never be rid of the Snurtch. But eventually, she realizes she's not the only one... George has one too"--
In this breathtaking companion to the award-winning Grandfather Gandhi, Arun Gandhi, with Bethany Hegedus, tells a poignant, personal story of the damage of wastefulness, gorgeuously illustrated by Evan Turk. At Grandfather Gandhi’s service village, each day is filled, from sunrise to sunset,... More Info
Joanna meets the perfect girl for her and must decide whether to break a promise that could change everything for her and her family or lose out on love in this charming young adult romance that’s perfect for fans of Julie Murphy’s Dumplin’ and Becky Albertalli’s Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens... More Info
Who has stripes? Is it the bee? Or is it the ladybug? Turn the wooden pieces to answer the questions in each scene. This book builds communication skills and supports fine motor coordination while introducing garden friends.
In this picture book, inspired by the life of Flannery O’Connor, a young fan of fowl brings home a peacock to be the king of her collection, but he refuses to show off his colorful tail. The girl goes to great lengths to encourage the peacock to display his plumage -- she throws him a party, lets... More Info
Yellow is Ella’s favorite color -- she loves the bright, sunny daytime. But every night, as darkness falls, she becomes afraid. When her mother encourages her to look at the soft glow of the moon and fireflies dancing in the night, and to listen to the chirping of crickets and the gentle rustling... More Info
She was looking for a place to land. Anna is a fifteen-year-old girl slouching toward adulthood, and she's had it with her life at home. So Anna "borrows" her stepmom's credit card and runs away to Los Angeles, where her half-sister takes her in. But LA isn't quite the glamorous escape Anna had... More Info
What if there were no prisons? Alternative approaches to dealing with crime are underway around the world to explore how victims, offenders, and communities can heal rifts and repair damage. It’s often called restorative justice. It’s a way to think about the deeper reasons behind crimes, and... More Info
A Top Ten YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Book A Top Ten ALA Quick Pick Kirkus Prize Finalist A "New York Times" Notable Children s Book An "NPR" Best Book of the Year A "Publishers Weekly" Best Book of the Year COME TO THE CROSSROADS, TO THE CROSSROADS COME Sierra Santiago planned to have an... More Info
Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years--but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who has run away from her own difficult family,... More Info
Boynton celebrates Halloween! A new addition to the Boynton on Board series, with over 21 million copies sold, Eek! Halloween! is all treat and no tricks, a journey with Boynton and her nutty characters through the tradition of Halloween. It starts with an uh-oh--the chickens are nervous! Strange... More Info
Abigail dreads swimming lessons. Every time she dives into the pool, she makes a big splash, and all the girls in her class shout: "Abigail’s a whale!” Abigail can see that she is larger than the other girls. She feels huge, heavy, and out of place. Abigail’s swimming teacher takes her aside... More Info
A guide for parents of middle-grade children profiles ideas on how to keep them engaged during outdoor ventures, outlining a range of organized activities that encompass twists on popular team games, outside homework projects, and educational experiments. Original.
In this beautifully illustrated picture book, one little girl and her father are on their way to school as the whole city wakes up around them! The gumdrop sun rises high in the cotton candy sky. A woman stretches. She starts to run. The city morning has begun! The city is still fast asleep when a... More Info
Fans of the 5th Wave series will devour the pulse-pounding conclusion to The Game trilogy, by bestselling author Eve Silver, about teens pulled in and out of an alternate reality where battling aliens is more than a game—it's life and death. As her dad and best friend lie dying in the hospital,... More Info
There's a special star in the nighttime sky that only grandmas can see. Grandmas make the most special wishes in their hearts on the Grandma Star. Their wishes come true when they first hold their grandchild in their arms.
Twinkle, twinkle, star so bright, first star I see tonight. It's nighttime and the twinkle star shines high in the night sky. The light from the twinkle star shines bright to guide our storybook friends home to get ready for bed.
The lions on the bus show great big smiles, all through the town! Lions on the bus? Yes, the circus bus! The circus is coming to town and the circus animals are parading through town on their fancy bus to say hello before the big show.
Little Octopus has had a very busy day. Time to pick up, now. Put your toys away! Have you ever tried to get a little Octopus ready for bed? It's not easy! Octopus has many things to do before bedtime - brushing her teeth, putting on her jammies, it's a good thing she has eight arms!
The peas say please...and thank-you, says the cheese. Little Bunny wants to sit at the table to eat dinner like a big bunny. Bunny's friends on the table help him learn proper table manners so he can show his Mama he is ready to be a big bunny.
Explore a colorful garden with Little Yellow Bee. The chunky board book has especially thick flaps for baby to grasp and lift. Simple sentences reinforce future language structure. Illustrations include lot of details to hold baby's attention.
When you take to the high seas with Little Blue Boat, you'll meet all kinds of ocean animals! This chunky board book has especially thick flaps for baby to lift and grasp. Illustrations include lots of details to hold baby's attention.
Sarindi wants to win the lucky marble from his friend, but it seems that he has no luck. His father wants a lucky bird so that he will make money as a peddle-taxi again. But sometimes luck can be a thing of the heart, as much as a thing of fate. And so it was for Sarindi.
For Omri, it is a dream come true when the plastic American Indian he locks into the old cupboard comes to life. Little Bull is everything an Indian brave should be - proud, fearless and defiant.But being in charge of a real, live, human being is a heavy responsibility, as Omri soon discovers. And... More Info
The six little ninjas of Dojo Daycare and Dojo Daytrip are back for a third adventure--this time, planning a surprise birthday party for their master. Stealthy as ever, the ninja girls and ninja boys tiptoe around without a noise (or so they think) as they prepare for the celebration. Meanwhile,... More Info
At seventeen, Del's world seems to be falling apart. He's managed his Asperger's well, has a solid group of friends in his special needs class at school, and even manages to get by among people who don't understand his brand of communication.But his parents are splitting up, and Del is certain he... More Info
Evelyn is both aghast and fascinated when a new boy comes to grade five and tells everyone his name is Queen. Queen wears shiny gym shorts and wants to organize a chess/environment club. His father plays weird loud music and has tattoos. How will the class react? How will Evelyn? Evelyn is an only... More Info
Milly Zantow wanted to solve the problem of her town’s full landfill and ended up creating a global recycling standard -- the system of numbers you see inside the little triangle on plastics. This is the inspiring story of how she mobilized her community, creating sweeping change to help the... More Info