A sequel to One Crazy Summer finds the Gaither sisters returning to Brooklyn, where they adapt to new feelings of independence while managing changes large and small, from Pa's new girlfriend to a very different Uncle Darnell's return from Vietnam. 50,000 first printing.
An award-winning picture book about bereavement. Badger is so old that he knows he will soon die. He tries to prepare his friends for this event, but when he does die, they are still grief-stricken. Gradually they come to terms with their grief by remembering all the practical things Badger taught... More Info
Zoe has found a guinea pig at the bottom of the garden. And a tortoise, and a chameleon, and now there’s a noisy parrot! Where have they all come from? The hole in the fence could be a clue, but who lives on the other side?
When a curious little crab tip-taps out of her rock pool to explore the big blue sea, she discovers a world full of wonderful creatures. But after she's counted everything from one noisy seagull and two sleepy sea lions to nine silent sharks at the bottom of the sea, the little crab soon realizes... More Info
The second magical adventure of Jennifer Strange, now in paperback! A long time ago, magic faded away. All that the world was left with were yo-yos, the extremely useful compass-pointing-to-north-enchantment and a spell that keeps bicycles from falling over. But things are about to change. Magical... More Info
There's harmony in the air when the animals get together for a concert with a difference! Koala's playing his flute, Badger's bashing away on the drums and Squirrel's strumming on the guitar. Sing and dance along – you’ve never seen a show like it! With trademark Julia Donaldson rhyming text... More Info
A tender look at friendships and how being different can have its rewards from Kate Greenaway nominee, Richard Byrne. Gregory the gull and Hudson the penguin are the best of friends. When Gregory learns to fly, Hudson feels left out. But when Gregory gets into trouble, it's Hudson who comes to his... More Info
Violet is back with a little bit of helpfulness and a whole lot of heart in this third book of the effervescent Violet Mackerel series. Violet is the smallest in her family, and has a special affinity for Small Things everywhere. So when she finds a tiny ladybug in the garden, she expects she knows... More Info
Each Geronimo Stilton book is fast-paced, with lively full-color art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love. I, Geronimo Stilton, was selected by the mayor to give a special driving demonstration, but my drivers' license had expired! I had only a week to relearn everything to pass the test for a... More Info
At the School for Good and Evil, failing your fairy tale is not an option. Welcome to the School for Good and Evil, where best friends Sophie and Agatha are about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she'll earn top marks at the... More Info
Nina lives with her aunt Dora in the middle of the Robbers' Woods surrounded by her animal friends and “robbers” Niek, Viek, and Riek. The robbers, though wild and savage-looking, are actually nice and kind and only steal weapons from hunters who would hurt forest animals. Everyday holds a new... More Info
When Papa Rabbit does not return home as expected from many seasons of working in the great carrot and lettuce fields of El Norte, his son Pancho sets out on a dangerous trek to find him, guided by a coyote. Includes author's note.
A quirky picture book that taps into strong themes in children's lives: the love of food and cooking, sharing, and the importance of good friends and neighbors It seems everyone in Andrew's building has been so busy during the day, they've forgotten to buy anything for dinner. Their fridges are all... More Info
From international phenomenon Cornelia Funke, the bestselling author of Reckless and Inkheart. Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft never expected to enjoy boarding school. Then again, he never expected to be confronted by a pack of vengeful ghosts, either. And then he meets Ella, a quirky new friend with... More Info
Ten-year-old Sugar lives on the River Road sugar plantation along the banks of the Mississippi. Slavery is over, but laboring in the fields all day doesn't make her feel very free. Thankfully, Sugar has a knack for finding her own fun, especially when she joins forces with forbidden friend Billy,... More Info
Booker dreamed of making friends with words, setting free the secrets that lived in books. Born into slavery, young Booker T. Washington could only dream of learning to read and write. After emancipation, with only fifty cents in his pocket and a dream in his soul, Booker walked five hundred miles... More Info
Kids who love Superman and Batman Classic storybooks will be excited to find their favorite super heroes along with their super friends featured in a new Justice League adventure! In I Am Aquaman, the members of the Justice League travel to Atlantis to visit their friend King Arthur. While there,... More Info
The time has come for dogs to rule the wild. Lucky has always been a Lone Dog, but when the Big Growl strikes, his whole world changes. With enemies at every turn, Lucky knows he can't survive on his own, and he falls in with a Pack. He's not sure he's ready to rely on other dogs—or have them... More Info
The third Big Nate comic compilation in the New York Times bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce! Big Nate is a New York Times bestseller and the star of his own comic strip! Here comes the latest comic compilation from Lincoln Peirce, all about king of detention and cartooning genius Nate Wright!... More Info
Lizzie wasn’t the first student at Verity High School to kill herself this year. But the difference is, she didn’t go quietly. First it was SLUT scribbled all over the school’s lockers. But one week after Lizzie Hart takes her own life, SUICIDE SLUT replaces it—in Lizzie’s own looping... More Info
Some equestrians are up to more than horseplay in this third book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to a classic series. At the prestigious—and competitive—River Heights Horse Show, the prizes, which range from money to possible placement on the Olympic Team, are so highly coveted... More Info
There’s a lot to be done before Jack can have his breakfast in this Ready-to-Read edition of Eric Carle’s classic tale. The barnyard rooster crows and Jack wakes up—hungry, of course! What does he want for breakfast? A big pancake! But first, Jack’s mother needs flour from the mill, an egg... More Info
Count along with Rooster in this Ready-to-Read edition of a favorite story from Eric Carle. One fine morning, a rooster sets off to see the world. Soon he’s joined by two cats, then three frogs, then four turtles, then five fish. But one group by one, his new friends decide to head home, leaving... More Info
Can Olivia be a good sport even if she doesn’t get her way? Olivia is very excited to be playing soccer, but she really wants to wear the red jersey. However, only the goalie can wear red, and Olivia was not chosen to be goalie. Can Olivia find a creative solution to this colorful dilemma? This... More Info
Eric Carle’s classic A House for Hermit Crab comes to life in this interactive book and CD package. Based on the true behaviors of the hermit crab, young readers will empathize with Hermit Crab as he grows out of one house after another and searches for the perfect home. Children who must change... More Info
One cranky caper is about to learn that being salty might be just as good as being sweet. Having adults love his acidic taste is not enough for Mr. Caper. He wants more. He wants the children of the world to love him—just as much as they love the sweet, saccharine Lollipop. And thus a plot is... More Info
Can you locate Ladybug? A charming, playful seek-and-find adventure from beloved author Mem Fox. Yoo-hoo, Ladybug! Where are you? There you are… afloat in the bath, with Duck and Giraffe! Ladybug loves to hide. Come along on a treasure hunt to find this sneaky little bug, wherever she may be!... More Info
"At summer camp, 12-year-old Max reinvents himself as the daring and fearless ""Mad Max,"" and although he regrets some of his behavior among strangers, he tries to maintain some of that fearlessness when he returns home to his friends."
With Dwight attending Tippett Academy this semester, the kids of McQuarrie Middle School are on their own--no Origami Yoda to give advice and help them navigate the treacherous waters of middle school. Then Sara gets a gift she says is from Dwight--a paper fortune-teller in the form of Chewbacca.... More Info
As the fairytale detectives race through the Book of Everafter searching for their baby brother, they encounter various characters including the Editor and his army of Revisers, who threaten the children with dire consequences if they continue to change the stories.
When the future gets mixed up with the past in Ferryport Landing, and some of the future does not look too bright, fairy-tale detectives Sabrina and Daphne Grimm call on Puck to help them try to make some changes.
Born with a facial deformity that initially prevented his attendance at public school, Auggie Pullman enters the fifth grade at Beecher Prep and struggles with the dynamics of being both new and different, in a sparsely written tale about acceptance and self-esteem.
Giraffe's attempts to drink water without getting his hooves wet amuse Bird and the other animals, but when their laughter drives the still thirsty Giraffe away in embarrassment, Bird devises a plan to bring him back to the pond.
Now in a deluxe new edition Guess how much kids will love this! The original family classic is now available in a fresh new hardcover featuring embossing on the cover — and a new, larger trim size, making it perfect for lap sharing.
"Alternately playful and realistic, Emberley's . . . art reinforces Harris's message that bodies come in all sizes, shapes, and colors — and that each variation is 'perfectly normal.'" — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) When young people have questions about sex, real answers can be hard to... More Info
Beloved Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli, author of Maniac Magee and Wringer, addresses issues of identity, belonging, family, and bullying in this humorous and heartfelt novel about twins. Jake and Lily are twins. Despite their slightly different interests and temperaments, they feel exactly the... More Info
In Victoria Kann’s ninth Pinkalicious I Can Read book, Pinkalicious: Puptastic!, Pinkalicious is expecting to have a pinkatastic weekend puppy-sitting. She’s sure she’ll have all kinds of fun with Pinky, the visiting poodle. But Pinky is shy and doesn’t want to play. Pinkalicious gets... More Info
In this wonderful addition to the ever-beloved Stella and Sam books, Sam decides to teach Fred, the dog, some new skills, including swimming, cooking, rolling over and painting. Of course, Fred finds a way to subvert each experience in order to do exactly as he pleases and create maximum mess. Big... More Info
When she was small Stella saw the world through her imagination, from hearing trees talk about holding up the sky, to seeing words as ants running off a page, to racing rubber ducks in her bathtub.
Prince Liam. Prince Frederic. Prince Duncan. Prince Gustav. You’ve never heard of them, have you? These are the princes who saved Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Snow White, and Rapunzel, respectively, and yet, thanks to those lousy bards who wrote the tales, you likely know them only as Prince... More Info
The A to Z of baby animals, from anteaters to zebras and everything in between. A perfect introduction to both the alphabet and the animal kingdom, Oh Baby!, is filled with colorful photographs and an easy, read-aloud text.
Jack Semple and E.D. Applewhite are back, in this middle-grade sequel to Stephanie S. Tolan’s Newbery Honor Book Surviving the Applewhites. Teenager E.D., the not so artistic, not at all eccentric member of the unconventional Applewhite clan, can't believe the plan her father has hatched to save... More Info