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Lightning Strike Survivor! by
Publication Date: 2020-08-01
"Rod Liberal was struck by lightening while climbing a mountain in Teton National Park, Wyoming. Join Rod and his friends on the journey from survival to recovery"--
Real Pigeons Fight Crime (Book 1) by
Publication Date: 2020-01-07
Spending too much time staring at birds out your window? Well take another look, because what looks like an ordinary pigeon might just be saving your butt! Meet the heroic pigeons secretly flying around chasing bad guys in this hilarious illustrated series perfect for fans of BAD GUYS and DOG MAN. What do REAL PIGEONS do? They fight crime, of course! Wait, what? You didn't know your town is protected by a secret squad of crime-fighting feathered friends? Well, you are about to get schooled. REAL PIGEONS solve mysteries! REAL PIGEONS fight bad guys! And REAL PIGEONS won't stop until your neighborhood is safe and the questions are all answered: Like, why have all the breadcrumbs disappeared? And which food truck smells the best?
Verbs Say Go! by
Publication Date: 2019-08-01
Jump! Climb! Lift! Leap! Not known for sitting still, the verbs are packing lots of grammar facts and fun into their parts-of-speech adventure. These quirky, illustrated characters camp, exercise, sail, and swim, and all readers need to do is read, learn, and enjoy!
Max and Mo's Science Fair Surprise by
Publication Date: 2020-05-05
Award-winning author Patricia Lakin is back with a Level 1 Ready-to-Read about the adorable hamsters, Max and Mo. Join Max and Mo as they participate in an exciting science fair! It's school science fair time, and Max and Mo love seeing what the big ones--the kids in the class--are making. The two hamsters decide to do their own experiment and learn how to grow plants from seeds! Follow along with Max and Mo with simple instructions at the back of the book for kids to grow their own plants!
Charlie and Mouse Outdoors by
Publication Date: 2020-03-03
Charlie & Mouse continue their adventures in this heartwarming tale perfect for newly independent readers. The fourth book in the Geisel Award-winning series! Young readers will love diving into this hilarious next installment of this award-winning beginning chapter book series. This time, the two brothers and their family are off on a new adventure: going camping! Follow along as they take a long drive, have a quick hike, defeat a big lion, hide in a small tent, and conquer the great outdoors--together. There is so much fun to be had along the way--telling stories, fighting monsters, crashing their tent--but best of all is the joy of sharing it with each other. * A perfect read-aloud book for families and siblings * Great book for early readers advancing to more complex chapter books * Critically acclaimed series called "top notch" by Kirkus Fans of Mercy Watson, Ling and Ting, Elephant and Piggie books, and Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa will love Charlie and Mouse. * Books for kids ages 5-8 * Early reader chapter books * Funny books for siblings * Kindergarten books Laurel Snyder is the author of many books for children. She lives and writes in a small yellow house in Atlanta, Georgia, which she shares with her husband and two sons. Emily Hughes is an illustrator (and sometimes writer) who lives in windy Brighton, England, while thinking fondly of her hometown in Hilo, Hawaii.
The Ghost Emperor's New Clothes by
Publication Date: 2020-08-01
The ghost of a vain emperor is causing trouble in the local village shops. But famed ghost hunters are on the case. They plan to catch the ghost on camera and win a $1-million-dollar prize! In life, the emperor was fooled into going out with no clothes. Trickster tailors convinced him he was wearing the finest silks in all the land! Could professional ghost hunters use the same tactics to win the prize money? Experience the story of "The Emporer's New Clothes" like never before in this graphic novel retelling for kids. Each Far Out Fairy Tales adventure includes info on the original tale, a guide to the story's twists, and visual discussion questions to critically engage readers.
King and Kayla and the Case of the Gold Ring by
Publication Date: 2021-02-01
Lovable dog King and his human Kayla help their friend search for a ring in this new mystery, part of the Geisel Honor Award-winning beginning reader series. ?This gentle whodunit?includes such classic genre elements as missing jewelry, suspicious characters, red herrings and a gratifying ?aha? moment before the restoration of order.? ? The Wall Street Journal King, Kayla, Mason, and Asia are playing in the snow. Later, Asia discovers her new gold ring is missing. What happened to it? Detective team King and Kayla are on the case! With simple, straightforward language and great verbal and visual humor, the King & Kayla series from Geisel Honor Award-winning team Dori Hillestad Butler and Nancy Meyers is perfect for newly independent readers transitioning from easy readers to beginning chapter books. Great for introducing mysteries and the important concepts of fact gathering, list making, clues, and analytical thinking. Also ideal for diverse book collections. Also by Dori Hillestad Butler and Nancy Meyers: King & Kayla and the Case of Found Fred King & Kayla and the Case of the Lost Tooth King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats King & Kayla and the Case of the Mysterious Mouse King & Kayla and the Case of the Secret Code King & Kayla and the Case of the Unhappy Neighbor
Captain Dom's Treasure by
Publication Date: 2021-03-02
In this second book of the charming and heartfelt chapter series that is Judy Moody meets Netflix's One Day at a Time, will Dominguita find that X marks the spot? When Dominguita finds an old map in the back of an even older book in her beloved library, she is excited to see a telltale X marking an unknown place. Everyone knows that X marks the spot for treasure--and Dom knows that means a new adventure for her, Pancho, and Steph! But everyone seems to think that the map, while fun, probably isn't real. Dom is determined to prove them wrong. And as the trio starts to uncover the mystery of the map, they realize that it has closer ties to the community they love than they could have imagined.
Scaredy Monster by
Publication Date: 2020-03-24
Scaredy Monster has a BIG secret. He's not scary like many monsters--he's a scaredy monster! From Epic! Originals, Scaredy Monster is an illustrated early reader series about conquering fears and trying new things! Join Scaredy Monster as he overcomes his fears of losing a tooth, riding a bike, and going to his first sleepover. With some help from Mommy Monster, Scaredy discovers he's much braver than he thought--and he finds ways to feel safe and happy while doing scary things!
The Magnificent Makers #1: How to Test a Friendship by
Publication Date: 2020-05-19
BOOM! SNAP! WHIZ! ZAP! The Magnificent Makers series is filled with science, adventure, and characters that readers will love! A modern-day Magic School Bus for chapter book readers! This book includes two science activities kids can do at home! These quick educational activities (30 minutes or less) use items you probably already have on hand! Violet and Pablo are best friends who love science! So when they discover a riddle that opens a magic portal in the Science Space at school, they can't wait to check it out! Along with their new classmate, Deepak, the friends discover a magical makerspace called the Maker Maze. It's a laboratory full of robots, 3D printers, an antigravity chamber, and more. Doors line the walls of the makerspace, with a new science adventure waiting behind each one. With the help of a hilarious and odd scientist, the Magnificent Makers embark on out-of-this-world adventures that help them master the science concepts they are learning in school. This series will cover several scientific topics (at an age-appropriate level) ranging from human biology to ecology, while also exploring issues such as managing failure, teamwork, courage, and jealousy. Don't miss any books in this STEM-tastic series! #1: How to Test a Friendship #2: Brain Trouble #3: Riding Sound Waves #4: The Great Germ Hunt #5: Race Through Space
Can't Rest in Peace by
Publication Date: 2020-08-01
"Libraries are a great palce to read, play, and gather. But are some libraries a gathering place for ghosts and spirits? Read this spooky story to find out!"--
The Dragon and the Iron Factory by
Publication Date: 2020-08-01
Elena, Amy, and Fiona are going on a wartime mission! They must join Rosie the Riveter and other women workers at the Bath Iron Works, a huge shipyard in Bath, Maine. But they're not there to build ships--they're looking for a huge red dragon! They have to be careful not to blow their cover, and to stay on this dangerous dragon's good side. Join the girls as they search for the dragon, outwit evildoers, and learn about the history of the 1940s.
All Ketchup, No Mustard! by
Publication Date: 2021-06-29
Join a hot dog named Dog and a chicken nugget named Nugget in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read Graphics book about kindness, the first in a new series by Jason Tharp! Nugget is a chicken nugget. Dog is a hot dog. They are friends, and they like ketchup. Their town of Gastropolis is a peaceful place...until a spicy mustard packet named Dijon Mustard tries to make everyone grumpy. Nugget and Dog want to help, so they start a K.E.T.C.H.U.P. club, standing for Kind, Empathetic, Thoughtful, Courageous, Helpful, Unique, and Powerful. Can Nugget and Dog save the day with ketchup and kindness? Find out in this book that's full of silly jokes, funny scenes, a misunderstood monster, and sweetness, too. Ready-to-Read Graphics books give readers the perfect introduction to the graphic novel format with easy-to-follow panels, speech bubbles with accessible vocabulary, and sequential storytelling that is spot-on for beginning readers. There's even a how-to guide for reading graphic novels at the beginning of each book.
Barking Bella by
Publication Date: 2020-09-01
Bella is an adorable fluffy Pomeranian. Unfortunately Shawn and Kat's latest Doggie Daycare customer also barks a lot. She barks when the doorbell rings, when she wants to go inside, and when she wants to go outside. She barks at the TV, at squirrels . . . at pretty much everything. And it's driving the Choi family mad. Can Shawn and Kat find a way to get Bella to stop barking before everyone gets a headache? Doggie Daycare is open for business. Join siblings Shawn (9) and Kat (7) Choi as they start their own pet-sitting service out of their San Francisco home. Every dog they meet has its own special personality sending them on fun (and furry) adventures all over the city!
Astrid and Apollo and the Fishing Flop by
Publication Date: 2020-08-01
It's the twins' first time fishing. Astrid and Apollo can't wait to ride on their Uncle Lue's fast boat and get goofy pictures with all the fish they catch. But Apollo keeps catching things that are not fish! When a storm brings them to shore, Apollo starts to feel like he's a fishing failure. Can the twins turn the day around and help Apollo find the fun in fishing?