A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything.
The Boxcar Children have been chosen to play in an exciting new game show! A camera crew is following the Aldens around the city of Philadelphia as they compete with another brother-and-sister team in a search for clues. The search isn't easy, though, especially when someone has tampered with the Aldens' map and stolen one of Benny's treasures! Why is their team being sabotaged?
Dirt, Sweetie, Poppy, and Sugar might be chicks, but they sure aren't chicken. They're the Chicken Squad, and it's up to them to figure out what Tail, the not-so-brave squirrel, is so afraid of. When he describes it as BIG and Scary, that doesn't give much insight as to what is lurking beyond the coop. Can our fecklees, fluffy heroes defeat something that could very well be -- gulp -- from out of this world?
With her kitten, Moisturizer, missing and having fought with her best friend, Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine finds it hard to concentrate on doing her best as her classmate's Friend of the Week.
"Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins football team. The kids on the rival team tease him for being a 'butterfingers' who's too tiny to catch the ball. But Mo's coach has a plan up his sleeve to turn Mo's little size into a big win for the Robins"--
"There's a new crossing guard in town named Marie who needs a bit of help making friends, a fun substitute teacher for Miss Lois, and most exciting, Grace and Mimi are going to have their own table at the craft fair"--
Saddle up for this first volume in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from DiCamillo's "New York Times"-bestselling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse--until he meets Maybelline, and then it's love at first sight.
Second-grader Lola has a wonderful family, a great teacher, and the best friend ever, Josh, and they all help her feel better after she is teased and forbidden to play team sports at recess for having accidentally hurt classmate Juan during a soccer game.
Miami Jackson and his strict new fourth grade teacher, Miss Spraggins, get off to such a bad start that Miami is determined to transfer out of her class, even if it means leaving his friends behind.
When Tom?s big brother decides to become an Evil Scientist, his first experiment involves dunking Frankie the goldfish into toxic green gunk. Tom knows that there is only one thing to do: Zap the fish with a battery and bring him back to life! But there?s something weird about the new Frankie. He?s now a BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH with hypnotic powers ... and he?s out for revenge!--Amazon.
"At last, it's Jasper John Dooley's turn to be Star of the Week at school. But somehow, events don't unfold quite the way he had expected. When his best friend, Ori, tells the class about his new baby sister, no one is interested any more in Jasper's show and tell. ... Fortunately, with the help of his parents and his friends--as well as a hammer and some nails--Jasper John Dooley manages to turn things around"--Flap p. 1 of dust jacket.
What are three city friends to do when a couple of newly adopted baby poodles turn out to be sheep and some eggs thought to be rotten hatch into ducklings? For Gemma, Meera, and Karl, the answer's easy--turn the abandoned train station into a city farm! Throw in a friendly policeman, a chicken-herding dog, and a pair of runaway goats, and you've got yourself the start of Silver Street Farm--the little farm in the big city.