More fun than a barrel of monkeys and more interesting than reality TV-- this brain candy-filled book is an explosion of information about sensational topics kids love: royalty, gravity, bioluminescence, sloths, wildfires, bubblegum, cars, breakfast, aliens, you name it! It's a fantastic, fact-filled edition with all-new info on hundreds of topics, and the same great design that captures kids' attention and keeps them yearning for more.
Alvin Ho Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things Alvin Ho Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things / [text by] Lenore Look ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham
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?
"When the magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie back in time, they land in the tallest tree in Yosemite, California where they join nature conservationist, John Muir, and US President Teddy Roosevelt on a historic trip through the woods"--
Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 / Dav Pilkey ; with color by Jose Garibaldi and Corey Barba
The monstrous Turbo Toilet 2000 is determined to take revenge on George, Harold, and Captain Underpants.
"When a strange twist of events brings a yellow Labrador onto the scene of a roundup gone wrong, the entire ranch quickly falls in love with this newest addition to the ranch's Security Division. Who can help loving a Lab? Hank quickly begins to feel the pressure of measuring up to this perfect dog, but it isn't long before everyone begins to notice that their sweet new pet, Happy, has a few personality quirks of his own. Will Happy stay on the ranch forever? Will Hank manage to solve the crisis that erupts when Happy's quirks get out of hand, before Happy eats the ranch into bankruptcy?" -- p.  of cover.
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.
As the last day of third grade looms, Doug learns that Harry is moving to a new town and wonders how he'll survive fourth grade without him, while Harry wonders about the new neighbors across the street and what they could mean for their friendship.
Ivan : the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla Ivan : the remarkable true story of the shopping mall gorilla / Katherine Applegate ; illustrated by G. Brian Karas
"The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at Zoo Atlanta." --
"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"--
"Follow the photographic journey of orphaned polar bear Kali (pronounced Cully) as he is rescued and whisked away to the Inupiat village of Kali (Point Lay in English). Villagers care for him until a plane flies him to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. There, he grows and learns skills from zookeepers filling in for his mother. Since young cubs need companionship, animal experts find a friend for Kali, Luna, a female polar bear, at the Buffalo Zoo in New York"--
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.
In her second adventure in the Land of Fake-Believe, Princess Pink meets Scaredy-Pants Wolf, a baker whose business has been robbed by Little Red Quacking Hood--and to save the bakery Princess must figure out why the ducks are suddenly so interested in pies.
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.
In this compilation of four separately published books, Pakistani American second grader Yasmin learns to cope with the small problems of school and home, while gaining confidence in her own skills and creative abilities.
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.
Nate the Great and his dog, Sludge, have solved countless cases in their easy-to-read books. For once, they would like to take a break from detective work. Especially since new cases—cases they do not want—await them: Rosamond wants to track down a walking turnip, Annie wants to find Fang’s missing canine toothpaste, Claude wants to locate something special (whatever that means), and Harry wants to solve the mystery of the dog with four tails. Everyone demands Nate’s attention, but all Nate wants is to escape. And after trying on disguises so that he and Sludge can go unrecognized, the sleuthing duo try to hide out in the woods. It’s not long before they hear familiar voices shouting, “Nate the Great, where are you?” Is it asking too much for the pancake-eating detective and his bone-chewing partner to get a day off? Suggested by Marian (12/14)
Continues the story of the unusual friendship between Owen, a young orphaned hippo, and Mzee, a 130-year old Aldabra tortoise.
"When it's bright outside, Adele is the heart of her community, greeting everyone who comes into her café with arms wide open. But when it rains, she can't help but stay at home inside, under the covers. Because Adele takes such good care of her friends and customers, one of them decides to take care of her too, and piece by piece leaves her little gifts that help her find the joy in a grey, rainy day."--
Rescuing a Dachshund from an animal shelter after convincing his skeptical father to get the family a dog, Hank struggles to prove his trustworthiness after his new canine friend gets loose at the park.
Winnie : the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh Winnie : the true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh / Sally M. Walker ; illustrated by Jonathan D. Voss
"When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear at a train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training during World War I. Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company's home town, and he brought her along to the military camp in England. Winnie followed Harry everywhere and slept under his cot every night. Before long, she became the regiment's much-loved mascot. But who could care for the bear when Harry went to battle? Harry found just the right place for Winnie--the London Zoo. There a boy named Christopher Robin played with Winnie--he could care for this bear too!"--