• Español

    • El Pez Pucheros
      A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure
      Diesen, Deborah
      El Pez Pucheros
      A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure
      Diesen, Deborah
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: September 6, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction
      Spanish-language edition of the New York Times-bestselling The Pout-Pout Fish.… More
    • Bravo! : Poemas sobre Hispanos Extraordinarios
      Engle, Margarita
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 14, 2017
      Categories: Children, 7-12, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir
      Poemas de latinos increíbles.Aida de Acosta, Arnold Rojas, Baruj Benacerraf, César Chávez, Fabiola Cabeza de Baca, Félix Varela, George Meléndez, José Martí, Juan de Miralles, Juana Briones, Julia de Burgos, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, Paulina Pedroso, Pura Belpré, Roberto Clemente, Tito Puente, Ynes Mexia, Tomás Rivera… More
    • Olivia la princesa / Olivia the Princess
      Olivia TV Tie-in
      Shaw, Natalie
      Olivia la princesa / Olivia the Princess
      Olivia TV Tie-in
      Shaw, Natalie
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: February 14, 2012
      Categories: Children, 5-7, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Olivia gets the royal treatment—in our first OLIVIA book in Spanish! Oliva is super excited when she learns a real life princess is going to be visiting her town. When Princess Stephanie shows up, she and Olivia meet and realize they look almost exactly alike! Hilarity ensues in this charming story that's a retelling of the special tentpole episode that's sure to be a huge hit!… More
    • How Do You Say? / Cómo Se Dice?
      Dominguez, Angela
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: November 8, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction
      Hello! ¡Hola! Some people speak Spanish. Some people speak English. Although we may not speak the same language, some things, like friendship, are universal!Follow two young giraffes as they meet, celebrate, and become friends. This bilingual tale will have readers eager to meet new friends and amigos.… More
    • Me Llamo Maria Isabel / My Name Is Maria Isabel
      Ada, Alma Flor
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: July 10, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction
      Para María Isabel Salazar López lo más difícil de ser la alumna recién llegada a una nueva escuela es que la maestra no la llama por su nombre. —Ya tenemos dos Marías en esta clase—le dice la maestra. —¿Por qué no te llamamos Mary? Pero a María Isabel la llamaron así en recuerdo de la madre de su padre y de Chabela, su querida abuelita puertorriqueña. ¿Podrá hacerle comprender a la maestra que perder su nombre es perder la parte más importante de sí misma?… More
    • Marta! Big & Small
      Arena, Jennifer
      Marta! Big & Small
      Arena, Jennifer
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: August 23, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction
      Marta is una niña , an ordinary girl . . . with some extraordinary animal friends! As Marta explores the jungle, she knows she's bigger than a bug, smaller than an elephant, and faster than a turtle. But then she meets the snake, who thinks Marta is sabrosa— tasty, very tasty! But Marta is ingeniosa , a very clever girl, and she outsmarts the snake with hilarious results. With simple Spanish and a glossary at the end, this fun read-aloud picture book, Marta! Big and Small, teaches little ones to identify opposites and animals and learn new words. A School Library Journal Top 10 Latinx Book 2016 … More
    • Alexander, Que Era Rico El Domingo Pasado : (Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday)
      Viorst, Judith
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 24, 2012
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      El domingo pasado, los abuelitos de Alexander le dieron un dólar. ¡Era rico! ¡Había tantas cosas que podía hacer con todo ese dinero! Podía comprarse todos los chicles que deseaba, o quizás un radiotrasmisor, si ahorrara suficiente dinero. Pero, de alguna manera, el dinero empezó a desaparecer… Esta edición en español de uno de los libros más populares de Judith Viorst encantará a los lectores de todas las edades.… More
    • Rudas : Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas
      Morales, Yuyi
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: October 18, 2016
      Categories: Children, 0-4, Fiction
      Señoras y señores, niños y niñas, the time has come to welcome the spectacular, two-of-a-kind . . . LAS HERMANITAS!No opponent is too big a challenge for the cunning skills of Las Hermanitas, Lucha Queens! Their Poopy Bomb Blowout will knock em' down! Their Tag-Team Teething will gnaw opponents down to a pulp! Their Pampered Plunder Diversion will fell even the most determined competitor! But what happens when Niño comes after them with a move of his own? Watch the tables turn in this wild, exciting wrestling adventure from Caldecott Honor author Yuyi Morales, Rudas: Niño's Horrendous Hermanitas.A Neal Porter Book… More
    • Alexander y el Dia Terrible, Horrible, Espantoso, Horroroso / Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
      Viorst, Judith
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 24, 2012
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Alexander se dió cuenta de que iba a ser un día terrible couando se despertó y se encontró chicle en el pelo. Y aun fue peor... Su mejor amigo lo abandonó. No ten ía postre en su bolsa del almuerzo. ¡Y para colmo, había habas verdes en la comida y besos en la televisión! Este cuento clásico de Judith Viorst, ahora en español, será sin lugar a duda del agrado de los lectores de todas las edades, como lo ha sido hasta ahora.… More
    • El libro de la vida : La Novelizacion
      The Book of Life
      Deutsch, Stacia
      El libro de la vida : La Novelizacion
      The Book of Life
      Deutsch, Stacia
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 9, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-9, Fiction, Romance, Adventure
      ¡Manolo está tratando de romper con las tradiciones de su familia y crear su propio destino en este recuento en español de la película El libro de la vida ! Manolo tiene un simple sueño—convertirse en el mejor músico en San Ángel y capturar el corazón de su amiga Maria. Pero el padre de Manolo quiere que continué la tradición de su familia para convertirse en un torero. Además para empeorar las cosas, ¡el mejor amigo de Manolo está enamorado de Maria también! Mientras Manolo compite para ganar el amor de Maria y crea su propio destino, tiene que seguir su corazón y enfrentarse a sus miedos más grandes cuando su viaje le lleva a tierras extrañas y hermosas más allá de su imaginación más salvaje. ¿Puede Manolo tener éxito en reescribir su destino? THE BOOK OF LIFE © 2014 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Reel FX Productions II, LLC. All rights reserved.… More
  • New Arrivals

    • Dragon's Scales
      Step into Reading
      Albee, Sarah
      Dragon's Scales
      Step into Reading
      Albee, Sarah
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: April 14, 2010
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Fantasy
      A smart little girl becomes a hero when she answers three questions relating to weight asked by an ill-tempered dragon who blocks the bridge to the town's strawberry supply. Simultaneous.… More
    • Secret of the Old Clock
      Nancy Drew
      Keene, Carolyn
      Secret of the Old Clock
      Nancy Drew
      Keene, Carolyn
      eBook
      Publisher: Penguin USA
      Published: May 1, 1930
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Women Detectives
      A special treat for Nancy Drew fans! Out just in time for Nancy's 80th anniversary, we're releasing a limited number of copies of The Secret of the Old Clock, the first book in the series. It's the exciting mystery that readers have fallen in love with for 80 years, with a terrific new look and bonus material! Collectors won't want to miss this.… More
    • Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Secret Pitch
      Encyclopedia Brown
      Donald J. Sobol
      eBook
      Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
      Published: September 6, 2007
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Mystery
      A ten-year-old boy opens a private detective agency and works on ten cases, challenging readers to find the solutions themselves.… More
    • Recess Warriors : Hero Is a Four-letter Word
      Recess Warriors
      Emerson, Marcus
      Recess Warriors : Hero Is a Four-letter Word
      Recess Warriors
      Emerson, Marcus
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: April 11, 2017
      Categories: Children, 7-8, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Adventure
      Recess is ready to rumble in this exciting graphic novel, where heroes and villains face off in epic battles on the playground!… More
    • Feathered Dinosaurs
      Guiberson, Brenda Z.
      Feathered Dinosaurs
      Guiberson, Brenda Z.
      Feathered Dinosaurs
      Guiberson, Brenda Z.
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 1, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Nonfiction, Nature
      Millions of years ago, before there were red-breasted robins and busy blue jays . . . there were feathered dinosaurs. Scientists have found evidence that Anchiornis, Caudipteryx, Confuciusornis, and many more dinosaurs all had feathers. Discover these amazing ancient creatures--and the connection between feathered dinosaurs and modern-day birds!… More
    • Night of the Living Shadows
      Speed Bump & Slingshot Misadventure
      Coverly, Dave
      Night of the Living Shadows
      Speed Bump & Slingshot Misadventure
      Coverly, Dave
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: October 18, 2016
      Categories: Children, 7-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      After sleeping off his adventure battling the evil Nightcrawlers, Speed Bump joins Slingshot on a quest to earn their Scavenger Hunt badge. Once they complete their last challenge, they'll no longer be Bird Scouts--they'll be Eagle Scouts! But, as is always the case with these two birds, their adventure turns into a misadventure when they end up at a shopping mall--fun by day, scary by night! Trapped inside, what crazy scheme will they come up with to get out? Here's the much anticipated second book in this fun new chapter book series. A Christy Ottaviano Book… More
    • Jungle Book
      A Stepping Stone Book
      Landolf, Diane Wright
      Jungle Book
      A Stepping Stone Book
      Landolf, Diane Wright
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: December 18, 2008
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Adventure, Classics
      Mother and Fatherwolf aren’t looking for trouble, but when a small man-child toddles by their cave, they decide they can’t leave him alone in the jungle. They take the boy into their pack, name him Mowgli, and raise him as one of their own cubs. Mowgli learns the law of the jungle from the big old brown bear Baloo and Bagheera the black panther, but even they can’t keep an eye on him all the time!From the Trade Paperback edition.… More
    • Tut's Mummy : Lost...and Found
      Step into Reading
      Donnelly, Judy
      Tut's Mummy : Lost...and Found
      Step into Reading
      Donnelly, Judy
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: September 25, 2013
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Nonfiction, History
      Illus. in full color with black-and-white & full-color photos. "Beginning with the death of Tutankhamen, the book moves forward to archaeologist Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb. Information about ancient Egyptian life is interspersed in a clear, smooth fashion throughout. A good way to get readers into non-fiction."--Booklist.… More
    • Allergic to Birthday Parties, Science Projects, and Other Man-made Catastrophes
      Alvin Ho
      Look, Lenore
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: September 28, 2010
      Categories: Children, 6-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Here's the third book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers. Alvin Ho, an Asian American second grader, is afraid of everything. For example, what could possibly be so scary about a birthday party? Let Alvin explain:• You might be dressed for bowling . . . but everyone else is dressed for swimming. • You could get mistaken for the piñata.• You could eat too much cake. • You could throw up. So when Alvin receives an invitation to a party—a girl’s party—how will he ever survive?From Lenore Look and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a drop-dead-funny and touching series with a truly unforgettable character.“Shares with Diary of a Wimpy Kid the humor that stems from trying to manipulate the world.” —Newsday“Alvin’s a winner.” —New York Post… More
    • Runaway Racehorse
      A to Z Mysteries
      Ron Roy
      Runaway Racehorse
      A to Z Mysteries
      Ron Roy
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: July 8, 2009
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Mystery
      Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve mysteries from A to Z!   Kids love collecting the entire alphabet and super editions! With over 8 million copies in print, the A to Z Mysteries® have been hooking chapter book readers on mysteries and reading for years. Now this classic kid favorite is back with a bright new look!   R is for Racehorse . . . And they’re off! The kids can’t wait to see Uncle Warren’s racehorse Whirlaway’s big event. But then the horse disappears. He shows up the next day, just in time to lose the race. Why is Whirlaway suddenly so slow? Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are on the case!From the Trade Paperback edition.… More
  • Staff Picks

    • I'm Not Hatching : I'm Not Hatching
      Peep and Egg
      Gehl, Laura
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: February 9, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction
      In this first book in a funny new character-driven series for toddlers, a reluctant chick named Egg overcomes her fears.… More
    • First Contact : Rabbids Case File 1
      Rabbids Invasion Case File
      Lewman, David
      First Contact : Rabbids Case File 1
      Rabbids Invasion Case File
      Lewman, David
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: July 22, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Humorous Fiction
      The Rabbids are crazy, silly, and hilarious—and in this start to an illustrated chapter book series, they’re under investigation! The Rabbids have landed their yellow submarine–shaped spacecraft on Earth, and they are all set to wreak havoc everywhere they go. That is, unless the SGAII-RD (Secret Government Agency Intruder Investigations—Rabbids Division) can stop them! In Case File #1: First Contact , it’s Special Agent Glyker’s first day on the job at the SGAII-RD, and his mission is to observe the Rabbids, figure out what motivates them, and then STOP them! The wily Rabbids are simply full of extreme curiosity, but because of the chaos they constantly cause, Agent Glyker is convinced they have an agenda. Peek into Glyker’s top-secret files and laugh along as the Rabbids stay one step ahead of the poor agent…for now! Rabbids TM & © 2014 Ubisoft Entertainment.… More
    • Noisy Night
      Barnett, Mac
      Noisy Night
      Barnett, Mac
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 7, 2017
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      It's a noisy night in this city building! The residents of each floor can hear their neighbors above them, and are wondering what's going on above their heads. Climb floor by floor and page by page to find out whose singing, dancing, cheering, and cooing are keeping a grumpy old man awake.With innovative split-level spreads that offer the feeling of climbing an apartment building floor by floor, this clever and colorful collaboration between New York Times–bestselling author Mac Barnett and gifted illustrator Brian Biggs offers an irresistible investigation of one noisy night.… More
    • How to Find a Fox
      Magruder, Nilah
      How to Find a Fox
      Magruder, Nilah
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: November 15, 2016
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Fiction, Adventure
      Equipped with a camera and determination, a little girl sets out to track down an elusive red fox. But foxes are sneaky, and it proves more difficult than she thought. Nilah Magruder's debut picture book charmingly tells the story of what it means to not give up and how sometimes what you're looking for is closer than you think.… More
    • Super Fly : The World's Smallest Superhero!
      Doodler, Todd H.
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: May 5, 2015
      Categories: Children, 6-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Adventure
      When fourth-grader Eugene, a small, awkward and mild-mannered housefly, becomes the world's smallest superhero, he takes on Crazy Cockroach and his army of insect baddies. Simultaneous.… More
    • My Pet Human
      My Pet Human
      Surovec, Yasmine
      My Pet Human
      My Pet Human
      Surovec, Yasmine
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: August 4, 2015
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction
      From queen cat lady Yasmine Surovec comes a cuddly new chapter book series about a cat in need of a pet human. Oliver is an independent kitty. He has his run of the neighborhood and looks at his animal friends with their fussing humans with pity. But when a freckle-faced girl moves into town, Oliver sees the opportunity to train a human to provide him with a few creature comforts. And if he can help her adjust to her life and make a new friend, that's just all in a day's work. The real surprise comes, however, when Oliver needs Freckles just as much as she needs him. Not a comic book and not a traditional illustrated chapter book, My Pet Human is truly a hybrid of text and art that could only come from the whimsical and brilliant mind of Yasmine Surovec.… More
    • Outer Space
      Ken Jennings' Junior Genius Guides
      Jennings, Ken
      Outer Space
      Ken Jennings' Junior Genius Guides
      Jennings, Ken
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: October 14, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Nonfiction, Technology, Nature, Science
      Let your inner astronaut explore outer space with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings. With this book about space you’ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with out-of-this-world facts: Did you know that Mars has a volcano bigger than the state of Arizona? Or that there’s a star with a diamond the size of our moon at its core? With great illustrations, cool trivia, and fun quizzes to test your knowledge, this guide will have you on your way to whiz-kid status in no time!… More
    • Brownie & Pearl Take a Dip
      Brownie & Pearl
      Rylant, Cynthia
      Brownie & Pearl Take a Dip
      Brownie & Pearl
      Rylant, Cynthia
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: February 21, 2012
      Categories: Children, 5-7, Fiction
      It's a hot summer day, and Brownie and Pearl are off to take a dip in their small blue pool. They grab their bathing suits, their beach ball, and their super-chic sunglasses and get ready to soak. But when--oops!--Pearl takes a surprise spill into the water, will Brownie be able to revive her pal's sopping-wet spirits? Complete with lemonade and sunbathing, this is the most refreshing Brownie & Pearl story yet!… More
    • Big Cat, Little Cat
      Cooper, Elisha
      Big Cat, Little Cat
      Cooper, Elisha
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 14, 2017
      Categories: Children, 0-4, Fiction
      A 2018 Caldecott Honor bookThere was a cat who lived alone.Until the daya new cat came . . . And so a story of friendship begins, following the two cats through their days, months, and years until one day, the older cat has to go. And he doesn’t come back.This is a poignant story, told in measured text and bold black-and-white illustrations about the act of moving on.… More
    • Chicken Squad : The First Misadventure
      The Chicken Squad
      Cronin, Doreen
      Chicken Squad : The First Misadventure
      The Chicken Squad
      Cronin, Doreen
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 8, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      They’re darling. They’re daring. They know their shapes! They’re chicks on a mission—and on this, their first (mis)adventure, the Chicken Squad launches a galactic backyard expedition. Meet the Chicken Squad: Dirt, Sugar, Poppy, and Sweetie. These chicks are not your typical barnyard puffs of fluff, and they are not about to spend their days pecking chicken feed and chasing bugs. No sir, they’re too busy solving mysteries and fighting crime. So when Squirrel comes barreling into the chicken coop, the chicks know they’re about to get a case. But with his poor knowledge of shapes (“Big” is not a shape, Squirrel!) and utter fear of whatever it is that’s out there, the panicky Squirrel is NO HELP. Good thing these chicks are professionals. But even professionals get worried. Especially once they see that round, shiny, green, BIG thing in the yard. What if it’s a UFO full of aliens who want chickens as pets? It’s up to the Chicken Squad to crack a case that just might be out of this world.… More
  • Action & Adventure

    • Gross Ghost Mystery
      Hardy Boys Clues Bros.
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Gross Ghost Mystery
      Hardy Boys Clues Bros.
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: August 13, 2013
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      Frank Hardy is nine, and Joe is eight years old, and they’re the new kids on the block in Bayport. Searching a spooky old house for a baseball mitt, the boys find a skeleton, a brain, and blood—creepy clues to an intriguing mystery!… More
    • Laugh Your Rabbids Off! : A Rabbids Joke Book
      Rabbids Invasion
      Mccarthy, Rebecca
      Laugh Your Rabbids Off! : A Rabbids Joke Book
      Rabbids Invasion
      Mccarthy, Rebecca
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: July 22, 2014
      Categories: Children, 5-7, Fiction, Adventure, Humorous Fiction
      Laugh alert! This illustrated joke book starring the curious, fearless, crazy Rabbids will have you cracking up! Hold on to your plungers…Hide your toilet brushes…Because the Rabbids are coming! They’ve already started to invade the planet we humans call home, and now they’re taking over this joke book! Get ready to guffaw as they invade the funny farm, the gym class jokes, and even the potty humor pages! Rabbid or not, here they come! This book includes black-and-white (and Rabbid all over!) illustrations throughout. Rabbids TM & © 2014 Ubisoft Entertainment.… More
    • Ninja! Attack of the Clan
      Ninja!
      Chung, Arree
      Ninja! Attack of the Clan
      Ninja!
      Chung, Arree
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: June 7, 2016
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Fiction, Adventure
      A ninja must be ready for anything! Maxwell is a strong, courageous, silent ninja, but he also wants somebody to play with. Mama, Papa, and little sister Cassy are all too busy, leaving Maxwell disappointed and alone. When Maxwell gets called to dinner, he finds an empty dining room. Could his ninja clan be up to something? This sequel to Ninja! is both action-packed and heartwarming.… More
    • Space Mission Adventure
      Clubhouse Mysteries
      Draper, Sharon M.
      Space Mission Adventure
      Clubhouse Mysteries
      Draper, Sharon M.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: March 20, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      Ziggy and his friends blast off to space camp in this freshly repackaged chapter book from bestselling author Sharon Draper! Ziggy and his friends are excited to be going to Space Camp, where they’ll get to learn about weightlessness and how astronauts eat—and use the bathroom—in space! But Ziggy has another goal: he wants to meet some aliens. Purple, three-headed Martians, preferably, just like in his Mega Mighty Martian Blaster game. Once he gets to camp, Ziggy learns that real-life space travel is even more exciting than what he has imagined. But when a mysterious shiny stone appears, Ziggy can’t help but wonder if his dream of alien contact has just come true....… More
    • Mummy's Curse
      Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Mummy's Curse
      Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 11, 2010
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      ATAC BRIEFING FOR AGENTS FRANK AND JOE HARDY MISSION: Good thing you're in Egypt, because we have a mystery on our hands. A man has been murdered, possibly over a map to a precious golden mummy. Could there be a curse surrounding the ancient mummy and his treasure? LOCATION: Cairo, Egypt, and the surrounding area. POTENTIAL VICTIMS: Anyone in pursuit of the treasure. SUSPECTS: Several people on an expedition are suspects. Find them before they find the mummy and the money. THIS MISSION REQUIRES YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION. THIS MESSAGE WILL BE ERASED IN FIVE SECONDS. … More
    • Top Ten Ways to Die
      Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Top Ten Ways to Die
      Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 24, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      Follow Frank and Joe as they save the life of a rock star! Madison Vee is the biggest thing to hit pop music since Britney --and someone is trying to kill her. To protect the young star, Frank and Joe join the tech crew of Madison's latest music video shoot. But a bunch of threatening notes and technical accidents make them realize that the wannabe pop star killer is right there, waiting in the wings--and ready to make Madison's next hit her last.… More
    • Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare, E. Aster Bunnymund and the Warrior Eggs at the Earth's Core!
      The Guardians
      Joyce, William
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: October 16, 2012
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Fantasy, Folklore, Adventure
      This ebook boxed set of the first three Guardians books is the perfect companion to the Rise of the Guardians movie! Of course you know the Guardians. You’ve known them since before you can remember and you’ll know them till your memories are like twilight: Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and the others. But where did they come from? How did they become beloved and worthy of holidays? And what nefarious evildoer prompts them to band together and protect the children of the world? Answers are revealed and imaginations unfurl in this this treasure trove of an ebook collection. This set includes the first three titles in the Guardians chapter book series: Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King , E. Aster Bunnymund and the Warrior Eggs at the Earth’s Core! , and Toothiana, Queen of the Tooth Fairy Armies .… More
    • Crius and the Night of Fright
      Heroes in Training
      Holub, Joan, Williams, Suzanne
      Crius and the Night of Fright
      Heroes in Training
      Holub, Joan, Williams, Suzanne
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 7, 2015
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Adventure, Folklore
      Zeus and the Olympians head to the Peloponnese to save Apollo’s twin sister, who’s under a sleep spell, in this Heroes in Training adventure. Zeus and the Olympians are off to find Apollo’s twin sister, Artemis, who was captured by the Cronies and separated from her brother. But Titan Crius, who rules the area, has Artemis under a special spell that is making her sleep, which doesn’t make a rescue easy! Can the Olympians manage to sneak away from Crius and his pesky Pandi—warriors with ears that can hear for miles—and save a sleepy Artemis, or are they in for a tough awakening?… More
    • Boys Versus Girls
      Teen Titans Go!: Passport to Reading, Level 2
      Fox, Jennifer
      Boys Versus Girls
      Teen Titans Go!: Passport to Reading, Level 2
      Fox, Jennifer
      eBook
      Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
      Published: October 6, 2015
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Adventure
      The boys and girls of Teen Titans square off to see who is the best.… More
    • Haunted
      Hardy Boys Undercover Brothers: Super Mystery
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Haunted
      Hardy Boys Undercover Brothers: Super Mystery
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: August 5, 2008
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Horror, Adventure, Mystery
      ATAC Briefing for Agents Frank and Joe Hardy: Special Paranormal Operation MISSION : Investigate possible supernatural disturbances at the Undercliff House of Detention, formerly an insane asylum in the 1800s. LOCATION : Juvenile detention center in Glastonbury, CT. POTENTIAL VICTIMS : Many of the inmates appear to be dying from pure terror! SUSPECTS : Lara Renner claims to be a psychic with a direct line to the spirit behind the hauntings, but perhaps her motives are more down-to-earth. Then there's the cafeteria worker with a major grudge. Or could it be the culprits are truly ghosts?… More
  • Animals

    • Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon
      Tales from Deckawoo Drive
      DiCamillo, Kate
      Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon
      Tales from Deckawoo Drive
      DiCamillo, Kate
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: August 25, 2015
      Categories: Children, 6-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Talented Animal Control Officer Francine Poulet questions her skills when she confronts a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of The Tale of Despereaux.… More
    • Pumpkin Spice
      Friendship Garden
      Meyerhoff, Jenny
      Pumpkin Spice
      Friendship Garden
      Meyerhoff, Jenny
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 8, 2015
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction
      Looking forward to competing in the Windy City Pumpkin Fest, Anna and her community gardening friends are dismayed when their prize pumpkin disappears. By the author of the Barftastic Life of Louie Burger series. Simultaneous.… More
    • Unearthly Asylum
      The Joy of Spooking
      Bracegirdle, P. J.
      Unearthly Asylum
      The Joy of Spooking
      Bracegirdle, P. J.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: August 10, 2010
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Mystery, Humorous Fiction
      Joy Wells is fascinated by the strange noises coming from the old Spooking Asylum. She knows all about the famous legends that surround the place, and is certain that she is hearing the guns of long-dead soldiers. But what if something more contemporary—and truly ghastly—is going on? When Joy’s pet frog, Fizz, gets away, Joy travels through the town’s old sewers looking for him, only to emerge above ground—inside the locked gates of the asylum. There, she uncovers a trail of greed and madness guaranteed to thrill her horror-loving heart!… More
    • Bud Barkin, Private Eye
      Tales from the House of Bunnicula
      Howe, James
      Bud Barkin, Private Eye
      Tales from the House of Bunnicula
      Howe, James
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: January 15, 2013
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Horror, Humorous Fiction
      Having had several disagreements with his co-writer Delilah, Howie decides to work alone on his next project and becomes determined that his original tale of an adventurous dog detective and his many crime-fighting adventures will win him the Newbony award. Reprint.… More
    • Case of the Weird Blue Chicken : The Next Misadventure
      The Chicken Squad
      Cronin, Doreen
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 30, 2014
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      The Chicken Squad is back for their second (mis)adventure, and this time they’re solving the mystery of a kidnapped…HOUSE? A hilarious chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo and The Trouble with Chickens . Dirt, Sugar, Sweetie, and Poppy are the four members of The Chicken Squad, and business is booming. A weird blue bird has just flown into Chicken Squad headquarters squawking on about a house-napper (yes, house-napper), and it is once again up to the squad to uncover who is up to no good. But there is something NUTS about this story that the squad can’t quite put their feather on…and oh, brother , is it key to solving the case!… More
    • Hector Afloat
      Ready-for-chapters
      Shreeve, Elizabeth
      Hector Afloat
      Ready-for-chapters
      Shreeve, Elizabeth
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 11, 2010
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Adventure
      One night Hector falls asleep to the sound of rain rat-a-tat-tatting on the roof of his wumblebug hole. And even though the rain has been coming down for days, Hector is not worried. He's safe and snug. But then Hector wakes up to discover his hole is filling up with water fast! Hector is swept out of his home, along with all of his belongings. The next morning he sets off in search of a new place to live. And though Hector is sad to lose his old hole, he soon discovers what makes a hole a home.… More
    • Smells Like Dog
      Smells Like Dog
      Selfors, Suzanne
      Smells Like Dog
      Smells Like Dog
      Selfors, Suzanne
      eBook
      Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
      Published: May 1, 2010
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Meet Homer Pudding, an ordinary farm boy who's got big dreams-to follow in the footsteps of his famous treasure-hunting uncle. But when Uncle Drake mysteriously disappears, Homer inherits two things: a lazy, droopy dog with no sense of smell, and a mystery. Why would his uncle call this clumsy dog his "most treasured possession?" And why did he put a gold coin on the dog's collar? And who will continue Uncle Drake's quest-to find the most coveted pirate treasure in the world? Join Homer, his sister Gwendolyn, and Dog on an adventure that will test their wits and courage as they leave their peaceful farm and head into a world where ruthless treasure hunters hide around every corner. Where they discover that Dog has a hidden talent and that treasure might be closer than they ever imagined...… More
    • Jump!
      Fischer, Scott M.
      Jump!
      Fischer, Scott M.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 19, 2011
      Categories: Children, 5-7, Fiction
      When a bug sleeping on a jug is chased by a frog, he has to jump to get away. But then that frog (who’s sleeping on a log) is in for a similar surprise! He’s attacked by a cat…who needs to jump away from a dog…and on it goes, until not even a shark is free from getting a little fright! Building on repetition that’s fun to read and fun to listen to, Jump! is a rip-roaring, read-aloud with simple rhymes and lively illustrations that leap off the pages.… More
    • Hector on Thin Ice
      Ready-for-chapters
      Shreeve, Elizabeth
      Hector on Thin Ice
      Ready-for-chapters
      Shreeve, Elizabeth
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 11, 2010
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Adventure
      In order for Hector to throw his annual winter party, he has to expand his hole to fit all his guests--but a giant pebble is standing in the way.  And he's really got to move it when his brother Cosmo--and all of Cosmo's wumblepups--move in for the winter!… More
    • Teddy Bear's Scrapbook
      Howe, James, Howe, Deborah
      Teddy Bear's Scrapbook
      Howe, James, Howe, Deborah
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: January 3, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      A SMALL BEAR WITH BIG ADVENTURES It's a boring, rainy afternoon -- the perfect time for Teddy Bear to share his scrapbook of memories with the little girls who owns him. And what memories Teddy Bear has! He's ridden a bucking bronco in the rodeo, been an ace crime reporter -- he's even starred in a movie! No wonder he's a bit worn and shabby. For an ordinary little girl with flat brown hair, it's hard to imagine being important to someone with Teddy's glamorous past. But there's always room in Teddy's life -- and his scrapbook -- for someone who loves him just the way he is.… More
  • Biographies

    • Lincoln and Kennedy : A Pair to Compare
      Barretta, Gene
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: June 14, 2016
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Nonfiction, Political Science, Biography & Memoir
      A picture book dual portrait of two of America's most popular presidents describes the different ways they grew up, their respective political approaches, the historical events they helped shape and the astonishing things they shared in common.… More
    • Helen Keller : Courage in the Dark
      Step into Reading
      Hurwitz, Johanna
      Helen Keller : Courage in the Dark
      Step into Reading
      Hurwitz, Johanna
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: May 26, 2010
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir, History
      When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adversity. This amazing true story is finally brought to the beginner reader level.  From the Hardcover edition.… More
    • Maya Lin : Artist-architect of Light and Lines
      Harvey, Jeanne Walker
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: May 2, 2017
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir, United States History
      The bold story of Maya Lin, the visionary artist-architect who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.You may be familiar with the iconic Vietnam Veterans Memorial. But do you know about the artist-architect who created this landmark?As a child, Maya Lin loved to study the spaces around her. She explored the forest in her backyard, observing woodland creatures, and used her house as a model to build tiny towns out of paper and scraps. The daughter of a clay artist and a poet, Maya grew up with art and learned to think with her hands as well as her mind. From her first experiments with light and lines to the height of her success nationwide, this is the story of an inspiring American artist: the visionary artist-architect who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.A Christy Ottaviano Book… More
    • Christopher Columbus
      Step into Reading
      Krensky, Stephen
      Christopher Columbus
      Step into Reading
      Krensky, Stephen
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: September 25, 2013
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir, History
      Illus. in full color. Youngsters can celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus's fateful voyage with this dramatic, easy-to-read account of a pivotal moment in American history. "… More
    • Who Is George Lucas?
      Who Was...?
      Meg Belviso, Pollack, Pamela D.
      Who Is George Lucas?
      Who Was...?
      Meg Belviso, Pollack, Pamela D.
      eBook
      Publisher: Penguin USA
      Published: May 1, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir
      Highlights the life and accomplishments of the creator of the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" movies, whose technological innovations have had a major impact on the film industry.… More
    • Becoming Bach
      Leonard, Tom
      Becoming Bach
      Leonard, Tom
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: February 28, 2017
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir, Music
      For Johann Sebastian there was always music. His family had been musicians, or bachs as they were called in Germany, for 200 years. He always wanted to be a bach. As he grew, he saw patterns in everything. Patterns he would turn into melodies and song, eventually growing into one of the most important and celebrated musical composers of all time. This is the story of Johann Sebastian Bach.… More
    • Island Treasures : Growing Up in Cuba
      Ada, Alma Flor
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: August 25, 2015
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Nonfiction, Family & Relationships, Biography & Memoir
      The author of My Name Is María Isabel offers an inspiring look at her childhood in Cuba in this collection that includes Where the Flame Trees Bloom , Under the Royal Palms , five new stories, and more. These true autobiographical tales from renowned Hispanic author and educator Alma Flor Ada are filled with family love and traditions, secrets and deep friendships, and a gorgeous, moving picture of the island of Cuba, where Alma Flor grew up. Told through the eyes of a child, a whole world comes to life in these pages: the blind great-grandmother who never went to school but whose wisdom and generosity overflowed to those around her; the hired hand Samoné, whose love for music overcame all difficulties; the beloved dance teacher who helped sustain young Alma Flor through a miserable year in school; her dear and daring Uncle Medardo, who bravely flew airplanes; and more. Heartwarming, poignant, and often humorous, this wonderful collection encourages readers to discover the stories in their own lives—and to celebrate the joys and struggles we all share, no matter where or when we grew up. Featuring the classic and award-winning books Where the Flame Trees Bloom and Under the Royal Palms , Island Treasures also includes a new collection, Days at La Quinta Simoni , many new family photographs, and a Spanish-to-English glossary.… More
    • ¿Quién fue Steve Jobs?
      Who Was...?
      Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso
      ¿Quién fue Steve Jobs?
      Who Was...?
      Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso
      eBook
      Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
      Published: March 29, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Nonfiction, Business, Computers, Biography & Memoir, Economics
      Examines the life and accomplishments of computer industry pioneer Steve Jobs, a founder of Apple Computer, Inc.… More
    • Yes We Can : A Biography of Barack Obama
      Thomas, Garen
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: June 24, 2008
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir
      "Yes, we can. Yes, we can heal this nation. Yes, we can seize our future. And as we leave this great state with a new wind at our backs and we take this journey across this great country, a country we love, with the message we carry from the plains of Iowa to the hills of New Hampshire, from the Nevada desert to the South Carolina coast, the same message we had when we were up and when we were down, that out of many, we are one; that while we breathe, we will hope. And where we are met with cynicism and doubt and fear and those who tell us that we can't, we will respond with that timeless creed that sums up the spirit of the American people in three simple words--yes, we can." --Barack Obama Garen Thomas takes us through the life of Barack Obama, from his struggle to fit in with his classmates, and concern about not knowing his biological father, through his term as an Illinois senator, and the long campaign for president, to his historic victory. … More
    • Hillary Rodham Clinton : Dreams Taking Flight
      Krull, Kathleen
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: August 26, 2008
      Categories: Children, 6-8, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir, United States History
      A biography of the former first lady who has become a senator for the state of New York and a presidential candidate discusses her childhood dreams of flight, her career as a lawyer, and her determination to pursue her dreams.… More
  • Chapter Books

    • Special Surprise
      Princess Ponies
      Ryder, Chloe
      Special Surprise
      Princess Ponies
      Ryder, Chloe
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: September 8, 2015
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction
      When a group of riding school ponies goes missing from the human world, Pippa returns to the enchanted island of Chevalia, reuniting with her horse friend, Princess Stardust, to solve the mystery.… More
    • Stink: Solar System Superhero
      Stink
      McDonald, Megan
      Stink: Solar System Superhero
      Stink
      McDonald, Megan
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: June 14, 2010
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      When Stink discovers that Pluto has been downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet, he launches a campaign in his classroom to restore its status to that of a full-fledged member of the solar system.… More
    • Amazing Rescue
      Princess Ponies
      Ryder, Chloe
      Amazing Rescue
      Princess Ponies
      Ryder, Chloe
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: January 27, 2015
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction
      Chevalia is an enchanted island where ponies and horses rule, its magic powered by eight golden horseshoes hanging in the royal castle. But the horseshoes have been stolen and must be found before Midsummer Day or the island will lose its magic. In An Amazing Rescue , there are three golden horseshoes still missing. When Pippa and Princess Stardust head to the Wild Forest to search for them, they discover that grumpy Princess Cloud and her friend Cinders are not always as cranky as they seem! But no one expects to discover an enemy in their midst . . . Perfect for fans of the My Little Pony and the Rainbow Magic series, this winning combination of princesses, ponies and collectible jewelry is sure to enchant readers. … More
    • Frognapped
      Araminta Spookie
      Sage, Angie
      Frognapped
      Araminta Spookie
      Sage, Angie
      eBook
      Publisher: HarperCollins
      Published: October 6, 2009
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Horror, Humorous Fiction
      When something's amiss in Spookie House, there's usually only one person to blame?Araminta. But this time she had nothing to do with the disappearance of Barry Wizzard's frogs, and she is determined to find them. Of course, it's not going to be that easy, especially when dealing with a crazy character named Old Morris, a dangerous shark, and a demanding aquarium show audience. Can Araminta find the frogs and steal the show? … More
    • Lost Princess
      Mermaid Tales
      Dadey, Debbie
      Lost Princess
      Mermaid Tales
      Dadey, Debbie
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 7, 2013
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Fantasy
      In this Mermaid Tales adventure, Shelly’s not sure she’s ready to be royalty. Not one of the merkids in Shelly Siren’s third grade class can believe the shell-shattering news: Shelly is a princess! A real princess! It’s been a deep, dark secret in Trident City, but now everyone knows—and Shelly doesn’t know how to act. Should she start wearing a glittery crown? Or move to a grand undersea palace? Will her friends have to call her Princess Shelly? She knows it’s an exciting turn of events, but Shelly’s not sure she can truly fit the royal part. Can she find a way to be a princess and stay herself?… More
    • Bunny-hop Hoax
      Nancy Drew Notebooks
      Keene, Carolyn
      Bunny-hop Hoax
      Nancy Drew Notebooks
      Keene, Carolyn
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: November 20, 2012
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Mystery
      Nancy’s friends are sad because the class hamster has gone missing. Poor Nibbles. But then Katie brings in a bunny named Bun Franklin to be the new class pet! Everyone is thrilled, and now they can began preparing for the Spring Fair. But soon enough someone starts wrecking the class’s Spring Fair projects, and everyone thinks it must be Bun Franklin! Mrs. Reynolds is afraid he can’t stay. But Nancy is sure it’s not Bun—how can she prove it? It takes a lot of clue hunting and sleuthing for Nancy to realize that what she’s uncovered just may solve two mysteries at once!… More
    • Mystery Across the Secret Bridge
      Greetings from Somewhere
      Paris, Harper
      Mystery Across the Secret Bridge
      Greetings from Somewhere
      Paris, Harper
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: March 31, 2015
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Mystery
      Ethan and Ella find a mystery atop Machu Picchu in the seventh book of Greetings from Somewhere, an exciting series about mystery, travel, and adventure. The Briar family is off to Peru! They explore small towns within the Sacred Valley, go horseback riding up into ancient salt mines, help weave alpaca wool into blankets, and then travel to Machu Picchu, the “Lost City of the Incas.” While Ethan and Ella are exploring the incredible site, they come across a wooden bridge that leads them to a mysterious stone structure. What is it, why haven’t they heard about it—and why does it seem to look like a snake, a bird, and a puma at the same time? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Greetings from Somewhere chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… More
    • Judy Moody Predicts the Future
      Judy Moody
      McDonald, Megan
      Judy Moody Predicts the Future
      Judy Moody
      McDonald, Megan
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: August 24, 2010
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction
      After Judy obtains a mood ring, she tries to convince herself and her third-grade classmates that she can predict the future.… More
    • Drake Makes a Splash!
      Galaxy Zack
      O'Ryan, Ray
      Drake Makes a Splash!
      Galaxy Zack
      O'Ryan, Ray
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 6, 2014
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Science Fiction
      Zack tries to help Drake learn to swim in this chapter book adventure—but is he in over his head? Zack is surprised when he discovers that his best friend Drake doesn’t know how to swim! With a little patience and some help, Zack has Drake splashing around in the water in no time. But swimming is another matter. Will Drake overcome his fear and learn how to swim in time for another galactic adventure? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Galaxy Zack chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… More
    • Judy Moody, M.d. : The Doctor Is In!
      Judy Moody
      McDonald, Megan
      Judy Moody, M.d. : The Doctor Is In!
      Judy Moody
      McDonald, Megan
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: August 24, 2010
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction
      Judy is excited about becoming a doctor, especially when Class 3T starts a new unit on the human body, but she learns more about being a patient when she catches tonsillitis from her little brother, Stink.… More
  • Fantasy, Fairy Tales, & Science Fiction

    • Screaming Mummies of the Pharaoh's Tomb II
      Tales from the House of Bunnicula
      Howe, James
      Screaming Mummies of the Pharaoh's Tomb II
      Tales from the House of Bunnicula
      Howe, James
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: January 15, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Horror, Humorous Fiction
      Howie Monroe, the wire-haired dachshund, and his friend Delilah collaborate on writing a novel, trying to win the coveted Newbony Award. Reprint.… More
    • Seas of Doom
      Astrosaurs
      Cole, Steve
      Seas of Doom
      Astrosaurs
      Cole, Steve
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 13, 2011
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Fantasy
      Something very big and very dangerous is swimming in the seas of planet Aqua Minor. It's destroying all of the fish factories and making mincemeat out of all the submarines. So Captain Teggs and the brave crew on the DSS Sauropod set off to investigate. What do they find? A gigantic liopleurodon has made Aqua Minor its home. At first all the evidence points to him as the culprit behind the mass destruction. But then new evidence is uncovered that shows it couldn't be the liopleurodon. Is another monster lurking beneath the seas as well? … More
    • Summer Spell #1
      Magic Kitten
      Farley, Andrew, Sue Bentley
      Summer Spell #1
      Magic Kitten
      Farley, Andrew, Sue Bentley
      eBook
      Publisher: Penguin USA
      Published: August 14, 2008
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Fantasy
      Lisa isn’t excited to spend the summer in the country with her aunt, but just when she thought her summer was going to be lonely and boring, she finds a tiny orange kitten in her aunt’s barn. Suddenly her summer looks much brighter!… More
    • Gnome Invasion
      Fourth Grade Fairy
      Cook, Eileen
      Gnome Invasion
      Fourth Grade Fairy
      Cook, Eileen
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: August 16, 2011
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Folklore
      Ten-year-old fairy-godmother-in-training Willow secretly uses magic to deal with a rogue garden gnome who interferes with the plants in her science project, but when her project is chosen to advance, she finds even greater problems at the state level of competition.… More
    • Nanobots
      Gall, Chris
      Nanobots
      Gall, Chris
      eBook
      Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
      Published: August 23, 2016
      Categories: Children, 0-8, Fiction, Science Fiction
      Invented by a young scientist to help save the world, the tiny but high-tech NanoBot team performs unique tasks before the town's most awesome robot lands in trouble, compelling them to use complementary skills to prove how even the smallest helpers can be the biggest heroes. By the award-winning creator of Dinotrux. 25,000 first printing.… More
    • Clever Duck
      King-Smith, Dick
      Clever Duck
      King-Smith, Dick
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: September 30, 2008
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Fantasy
      FEATHERS FLY when one smart duck decides to teach the farmyard know-it-alls a lesson. Damaris is a duck. Not the ordinary, silly, jumping-inpuddles kind of duck—she’s a very clever duck. So when the farmyard pigs start picking on the other animals, Damaris and her sheepdog best friend hatch a plot to get back at them. Her plan works so well that she soon feels sorry for the sows, especially when they are captured by the sinister Mr. Crook. Now it’s up to Damaris to rescue them. Filled with snooty sows, dotty ducks, and more than a little farmyard excitement, CLEVER DUCK is a charming adventure from the “master of animal stories.”* * The Guardian, London Clever Duck is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. … More
    • Hello, Nebulon!
      Galaxy Zack
      O'Ryan, Ray
      Hello, Nebulon!
      Galaxy Zack
      O'Ryan, Ray
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 2, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Science Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Get to know Galaxy Zack—and his new home planet!—in this start to an out-of-this-world illustrated chapter book series. In Hello, Nebulon! , Zack makes the big move from Earth. He is already nervous about starting school and making new friends, but it only gets worse when he dreams that his classmates are slimy aliens with tentacles, pizza comes covered in gross bugs, and he can never communicate with his Earth friends again! Fortunately, when Zack arrives at Sprockets Academy for his first day of school, he meets and befriends Drake Tucker, a Nebulite boy who also loves to explore and learn about the planets. Nebulon isn’t as awful as Zack’s dream, but there are a lot of differences between Nebulon and Earth, and they make Zack miss his home in Dubbsville, Texas, even more. But things start to look up when he receives a mysterious surprise. What could it possibly be? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Galaxy Zack chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… More
    • Golden Rectangle
      Neimark, Gillian
      Golden Rectangle
      Neimark, Gillian
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: February 19, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery
      Two girls with very different superpowers join together to save the world from a tiny tyrant in this sequel to The Secret Spiral . Flor Bernoulli, a fashion maven from Brooklyn, New York, and Lucy Moon, a horse-rustling farm girl from Georgia, are both in possession of magic keys that give them special powers. And they’re going need those powers if they have any hope of saving the universe. Only four inches tall and made of nothing but squares and rectangles, Square Man is on a mission throughout the universe to destroy anything round or curved. And it’s up to Flor and Lucy to stop him. Helped by Dr. Pi, a pie-baking wizard thousands of years old, and Buddy Moon, Lucy’s father and owner of an ice plant, this fantasy adventure takes the girls on a romp through time and space…and introduces a bit of magical math at the same time.… More
    • Frankenstein
      A Stepping Stone Book
      Weinberg, Larry, Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
      Frankenstein
      A Stepping Stone Book
      Weinberg, Larry, Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: February 2, 2011
      Categories: Children, 6-9, Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Classics
      A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. Simultaneous.… More
    • Diary of an Evil Queen
      Ever After High
      Deutsch, Stacia
      Diary of an Evil Queen
      Ever After High
      Deutsch, Stacia
      eBook
      Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
      Published: February 2, 2016
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Folklore
      This book is your glimpse into the delightfully twisted mind of the Evil Queen... find out what really makes her tick, and what malevolent lessons she wants to pass along to her daughter Raven.© 2016 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.… More
  • Humorous

    • MAC and Cheese : A Friendship Story That Celebrates Being Different
      Proimos, James, Jr.
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: November 15, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Mac and Cheese are the very best of friends, but sometimes they have trouble understanding each other. Cheese is dazzled by Mac's big, big brain, and Mac is baffled by Cheese's artistic talent. But they soon learn that no amount of misunderstanding can get in the way of their unique friendship.Told with tenderness and humor, this picture book, divided into three short stories, showcases the special bond between two unlikely friends. A Christy Ottaviano Book… More
    • Leave Me Alone
      Brosgol, Vera
      Leave Me Alone
      Brosgol, Vera
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: September 13, 2016
      Categories: Children, 0-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      A wry and funny modern folktale about one grandma's epic quest to finish her knitting, from Anya's Ghost author Vera Brosgol.… More
    • Yuck's Fart Club
      Yuck
      Matt and Dave
      Yuck's Fart Club
      Yuck
      Matt and Dave
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: January 1, 2013
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Laugh your socks off with Yuck, the boy who loves bugs, slugs, and slime! In “Yuck’s Fart Club,” Yuck has a brilliant idea for a club and he’s inviting all his friends! Who would have thought they could make so many types of farts? But his sister, Polly, is determined to find out what Yuck is up to—and she’s in for an explosive surprise! In “Yuck’s Sick Trick,” Yuck does NOT want to go to school. He’s got a spelling test, and he’ll do anything to get out of it. Even if it means showing the whole family how revoltingly sick he can be….… More
    • Ghoul Power
      Passport to Reading
      Finn, Perdita
      Ghoul Power
      Passport to Reading
      Finn, Perdita
      eBook
      Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
      Published: October 4, 2016
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Fiction, Folklore, Humorous Fiction
      Best ghoulfriends Draculaura, Frankie Stein, Clawdeen Wolf, Cleo De Nile, and Lagoona Blue always have one another's backs. Together they have epic adventures rescuing monsters and bringing them home to Monster High. When a villainous zombie named Moanica D'Kay comes to Monster High and makes a lot of trouble, these ghoulfriends band together and show Moanica the true power of friendship. Passport to Reading Level 2©2016 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.… More
    • Cat Traps
      Step into Reading
      Coxe, Molly
      Cat Traps
      Step into Reading
      Coxe, Molly
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: May 5, 2010
      Categories: Children, 3-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction, Literary Fiction, Poetry
      An easy-to-read storybook for beginners finds the curious Cat in more trouble than he is prepared for when he decides he wants to catch a tasty mouse for his snack and sets a trap, with unexpected results. Simultaneous.… More
    • Revenge of the Itty-bitty Brothers
      Who Shrunk Daniel Funk?
      Oliver, Lin
      Revenge of the Itty-bitty Brothers
      Who Shrunk Daniel Funk?
      Oliver, Lin
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: June 23, 2009
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Humorous Fiction
      Now that Daniel Funk has finally figured out what makes him shrink to the size of his fourth toe, he and his tiny twin brother, Pablo, can go on all sorts of mini adventures. They make a list of fun things they can do when they’re small: snowboarding down an ice cream sundae, trampolining on a marshmallow, and more. When the Science Club has a model-rocket launch, they have a great idea: They’ll launch themselves for the rocket ride. But when Daniel’s rocket crash-lands in the La Brea tar pits, things get sticky. Will Daniel become an ittybitty fossil?… More
    • How Lunchbox Jones Saved Me from Robots, Traitors, and Missy the Cruel
      Brown, Jennifer
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: August 11, 2015
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Humorous Fiction, Science Fiction
      "Luke Abbott's school is the losing-est school in the history of losing. And that's just fine for him. He'd rather be at home playing video games and avoiding his older brother Rob and the Greatest Betrayal of All Time. But now he's being forced to join the robotics team, where surely he'll help uphold the school's losing streak"--… More
    • Say What?
      Haddix, Margaret Peterson
      Say What?
      Haddix, Margaret Peterson
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 11, 2010
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Wait, what did you say? Sukie is worried -- her parents are acting strange. When she runs in the house, her dad asks, "If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you jump off a bridge too?" When she eats peas with her fingers, Mom yells, "You'll put an eye out with that thing!" What is going on? She and her older brothers decide to investigate. And what they discover leads to a kids-against-parents war!… More
    • Stink: the Super-incredible Collection
      Stink
      McDonald, Megan
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: September 25, 2012
      Categories: Children, 6-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      What is way cooler than a story about Stink? Three of them — all tucked together in one hilarious boxed set. No lie! Judy Moody's pesky younger "bother" — encyclopedia in hand, zany schemes in mind, and comical comebacks at the ready — has totally come into his own with a compelling, kid-friendly series. Now it's easy for young readers to jump-start their Stink collection with a boxed set offering a trio of paperback titles: STINK: THE INCREDIBLE SHRINKING KID STINK AND THE INCREDIBLE SUPER-GALACTIC JAWBREAKER STINK AND THE WORLD'S WORST SUPER-STINKY SNEAKERS… More
    • Louise the Big Cheese : Divine Diva
      Primavera, Elise
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: February 8, 2011
      Categories: Children, 6-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      "Dream big" is Louise the Big Cheese's motto. But try though she might, she's just plain old Louise, no Cheese. When the casting call goes out for Cinderella, Louise just knows that it's her moment to shine and take the stage as the STAR of the show. Unfortunately, the director casts Louise as a mouse while her best friend, Fern, who wasn't even going to try out in the first place, gets to be Cinderella. Louise may be a mouse in the show, but in the end it's up to her to save the day.… More
  • Mysteries

    • Missing Mitt
      Hardy Boys: the Secret Files
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Missing Mitt
      Hardy Boys: the Secret Files
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 27, 2010
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      In The Missing Mitt , the boys must help their teammate find his lucky mitt before the last game, or their Little League season is doomed!… More
    • Burned
      Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Burned
      Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 24, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      To catch this criminal, the Hardy Boys will have to break the law. In #6 Burned , Frank and Joe are on a mission to determine the structure of an illegal international C.D. burning operation that employs teenagers--and to sniff out the mastermind behind it. This case requires that the boys stay close to home--a little too close, in fact.… More
    • Martial Law
      Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Martial Law
      Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 24, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      Follow Frank and Joe as they save the lives of in a local Karate school! ATAC sends Frank and Joe to investigate a possible connection between two unusually harsh accidents at a nearby Martial Arts school. Enrolling in the school, of course, allows the guys to collect some serious clues--and to discover that this case may lead them dangerously close to their own circle of friends.… More
    • Old-fashioned Mystery
      Nancy Drew Notebooks
      Keene, Carolyn
      Old-fashioned Mystery
      Nancy Drew Notebooks
      Keene, Carolyn
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: October 9, 2012
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Mystery
      It’s time for the Holiday Streetwalk in River Heights. That’s when the stores serve cider and cookies, carolers sing on street corners, and there’s face painting, clowns, and costumes for everyone to enjoy. But the best part is when the mayor turns on the Christmas tree lights and Mr. and Mrs. Claus arrive in a horse-drawn sleigh. One lucky child will get to present Mr. and Mrs. Claus with the key to River Heights, and this year it’s Bess Marvin! There will be reporters and TV cameras on the big day, but Bess’s chance to be a star is ruined when the key to the city disappears. Can Nancy, Bess, and George unlock the secret of the missing key before Bess’s special day is spoiled?… More
    • Case of the Wayward Professor
      The Dragon Detective Agency
      Jones, Gareth P.
      Case of the Wayward Professor
      The Dragon Detective Agency
      Jones, Gareth P.
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury Pub Plc
      Published: September 13, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Mystery, Humorous Fiction, Fantasy
      Dirk Dilly is called back into action in the second dramatic title in this bright and fresh series for young readers. Dragons solving crimes, racy plot-driven stories and lots of humour make this a compelling read.… More
    • Chocolate Fudge Mystery : The Epic Masterpiece in One Sitting
      Cam Jansen
      Adler, David A.
      eBook
      Publisher: Penguin USA
      Published: July 22, 2004
      Categories: Children, 7-12, Fiction, Mystery
      No mystery is too great for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her amazing photographic memory! Mysteries follow super-sleuth Cam Jansen everywhere she goes...even while selling candy door-to-door. Cam and Eric are knocking on doors to sell candy for their school fund-raiser when Cam notices that there is a full trash can outside of a house that is supposed to be empty. Could someone be hiding inside? Cam is going to find out!   The Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books, and Cam is a spunky young heroine whom readers have loved for over two decades.From the Trade Paperback edition.… More
    • Case of the Mixed-up Mutts
      Buddy Files
      Dori Hillestad Butler
      Case of the Mixed-up Mutts
      Buddy Files
      Dori Hillestad Butler
      eBook
      Publisher: Open Road Media
      Published: June 7, 2011
      Categories: Children, 6-8, Fiction, Mystery
      Buddy has been adopted from the P-O-U-N-D by Connor and his mom, but he’s still searching for his first family and his beloved Kayla. What has happened to them?   He hopes to solve that mystery soon, but right now he’s got another urgent case—two dogs, Muffin and Jazzy, have been switched!   How can Buddy get poor Muffin and Jazzy back to their real owners?   Readers will cheer as Buddy solves the second case in Dori Butler’s The Buddy Files , and eagerly await the next adventure of this famous dog detective. … More
    • Lights, Camera Zombies!
      Hardy Boys: Secret Files
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Lights, Camera Zombies!
      Hardy Boys: Secret Files
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: August 6, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      The boys track down an unusually undead suspect in this Hardy Boys Secret Files mystery. Bayport is buzzing with excitement when a film crew sets up shop to film the latest zombie flick. Frank, Joe, and their friends are really psyched that there will be fake zombies running around town—not to mention a famous director and some of their favorite actors. They are hoping for a sighting or two, and maybe even an autograph, if they’re lucky! But things get a little too real when one of the boys’ friends claims he saw an actual zombie in Bayport—nowhere near the shoot. Is someone just pulling a crazy prank? Or is the movie starting to take on a life of its own?… More
    • Mystery Ranch / El Rancho Del Misterio
      The Boxcar Children / Los Chicos Del Vagón
      Warner, Gertrude Chandler
      Mystery Ranch / El Rancho Del Misterio
      The Boxcar Children / Los Chicos Del Vagón
      Warner, Gertrude Chandler
      eBook
      Publisher: Open Road Media
      Published: May 5, 2015
      Categories: Children, 8-9, Fiction, Mystery
      Eccentric Aunt Jane needs help on her ranch. The Aldens overturn a plot against her.   La excéntrica tía Jane ya está muy mayor para cuidar sola el rancho. Los hermanos Alden traman un plan para ayudarla y reunir a la tía Jane y al abuelo Alden.    Desde su debut hace más de medio siglo, Los chicos del vagón de carga (The Boxcar Children Mysteries) ha sido una de las series infantiles más populares y apreciadas de todos los tiempos.   … More
    • Comic Con Artist
      Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Comic Con Artist
      Hardy Boys (All New) Undercover Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 15, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      Frank and Joe go undercover at a comic book convention! Someone is selling forged comic books art at a big comic book convention. The boys are on the case, but they've got to keep this one on the down low or there will be chaos among the legions of fanatical fans.… More
  • Fiction

    • Tuesdays at the Castle
      George, Jessica Day
      Tuesdays at the Castle
      George, Jessica Day
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: October 25, 2011
      Categories: Children, 8-9, Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy
      Tuesdays at Castle Glower are Princess Celia's favorite days. That's because on Tuesdays the castle adds a new room, a turret, or sometimes even an entire wing to itself. No one ever knows what the castle will do next, and no one - other than Celia, that is - takes time to map out the new additions. But when King and Queen Glower are ambushed and reportedly killed, it's up to Celia with her secret knowledge of the Castle's many twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom.… More
    • Turtle Tug to the Rescue
      Slack, Michael
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 21, 2017
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction
      Turtle Tug is on the lookout! This chugging, tugging turtle powers through gusty winds and treacherous tides, combing the seas to protect his friends from a dangerous storm. From panicking puffins to entangled sperm whales, Turtle Tug is out to rescue all his sea-dwelling friends. He's a turtle tugboat on a mission to make the world a safer place.A Christy Ottaviano Book… More
    • Abracadabra Case
      Frank and Joe Hardy: the Clues Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Abracadabra Case
      Frank and Joe Hardy: the Clues Brothers
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 24, 2013
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      A mysterious malefactor threatens to spoil Brian Ludlow's birthday by making the main attraction--a kung fu movie featuring superstar Jimmy Han--disappear, as Frank and Joe try to conjure it up again. Original.… More
    • Stanley, Flat Again!
      Flat Stanley
      Brown, Jeff
      Stanley, Flat Again!
      Flat Stanley
      Brown, Jeff
      eBook
      Publisher: HarperCollins
      Published: October 12, 2010
      Categories: Children, 7-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Is Stanley flat again!? Stanley Lambchop has had his share of unusual adventures. But being flat was one thing he thought he was through with forever. Then one morning, he discovers he was wrong. Still, there is so much that a boy who is only one inch thick can do that a round person can?t. Maybe this time, all it will take is one amazing event for everything to finally make sense. … More
    • Fish : A Picture Book
      Walsh, Liam Francis
      Fish : A Picture Book
      Walsh, Liam Francis
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: May 31, 2016
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Fiction, Adventure
      A boy and his dog embark on a fishing journey.Their first catch of the day: a big fat letter F.Their second? A slippery I. After an epic journey beneath the lake's surface, they find what they came for-- a FISH, along with some unanticipated menace from a few other letters.This clever, wordless picture book, by a popular New Yorker cartoonist, is filled with charm and heart and will have no problem swimming its way into the hearts of young readers.… More
    • Franklin Says I Love You : A Classic Franklin Story
      Classic Franklin Stories
      Clark, Brenda, Paulette Bourgeois
      Franklin Says I Love You : A Classic Franklin Story
      Classic Franklin Stories
      Clark, Brenda, Paulette Bourgeois
      eBook
      Publisher: Open Road Media
      Published: May 17, 2011
      Categories: Children, 3-8, Fiction, Romance, Humorous Fiction, Folklore
      A delightful storybook in the series that inspired the Franklin and Friends TV show! In this Franklin Classic Storybook, our hero is a very lucky turtle. He has the best friends, the best little sister, the best goldfish, and, of course, the best mother. But when he discovers that his mother's birthday is coming up, he can't find the best present. After giving it some serious thought, Franklin decides to do everything for his mom. On the morning of her birthday he takes her breakfast in bed, makes a brooch, draws a picture, and cuts fresh flowers from the garden! And then Franklin gives his mom a great big hug and says, "I love you"—which is, of course, the best gift of all. … More
    • Great Egyptian Grave Robbery
      Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures
      Brown, Jeff
      Great Egyptian Grave Robbery
      Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures
      Brown, Jeff
      eBook
      Publisher: HarperCollins
      Published: April 21, 2009
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Ancient pyramids can be flat-out dangerous! Ever since Stanley was flattened by a bulletin board, there are places he can get to that no one else can. So when Stanley receives a letter from an archaeologist, he travels by airmail to Egypt to help find an ancient treasure deep in the heart of a great pyramid. But what if even the flattest boy on earth can't wriggle out of this dark tomb—and the terrible mess he finds himself in? … More
    • Berenstain Bears and the Dress Code
      The Berenstain Bears
      Jan Berenstain, Stan Berenstain
      Berenstain Bears and the Dress Code
      The Berenstain Bears
      Jan Berenstain, Stan Berenstain
      eBook
      Publisher: Open Road Media
      Published: September 8, 2015
      Categories: Children, 0-4, Fiction
      New rules collide with Bear Country School's latest spring fashions When Principal Honeycomb goes on vacation and puts Mr. Grizzmeyer in charge, the students at Bear Country School are nervous. The vice principal is strict and very serious about changing the school's dress code. When cubs of every social group start wearing super hip clothes as a way of speaking out against the new rules, the campus becomes a fashion battlefield. … More
    • Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances
      Alvin Ho
      Look, Lenore
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: September 13, 2011
      Categories: Children, 6-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      A fearful second grader in Concord, Massachusetts, learns about death when his grandfather's best friend passes away and he offers to accompany his grandfather to the funeral.… More
    • Star Fighters Bumper : Stealth Force
      Chase, Max
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury Pub Plc
      Published: October 11, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Science Fiction, Adventure
      A stellar series from the team behind Beast Quest and Dinosaur Cove - guarantees young readers non-stop action, giant aliens, cosmic warfare and courageous new characters from the Intergalactic Force Academy … More
  • Informational Books

    • Earth! : My First 4.54 Billion Years
      Our Universe
      McAnulty, Stacy
      Earth! : My First 4.54 Billion Years
      Our Universe
      McAnulty, Stacy
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: October 24, 2017
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Nonfiction, Humorous Nonfiction, Nature
      "Hi, I’m Earth! But you can call me Planet Awesome." Prepare to learn all about Earth from the point-of-view of Earth herself! In this funny yet informative book, filled to the brim with kid-friendly facts, readers will discover key moments in Earth’s life, from her childhood more than four billion years ago all the way up to present day. Beloved children's book author Stacy McAnulty helps Earth tell her story, and award-winning illustrator David Litchfield brings the words to life. The book includes back matter with even more interesting tidbits.This title has Common Core connections.… More
    • Best Friends Forever : And More True Stories of Animal Friendships
      National Geographic Kids Chapters
      Shields, Amy
      Best Friends Forever : And More True Stories of Animal Friendships
      National Geographic Kids Chapters
      Shields, Amy
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital Dist
      Published: July 9, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Nonfiction, Nature
      This is the first in a line of four books within the National Geographic Kids Chapters series that explore unexpected animal bonds. In this book you'll meet four unlikely pairings, including Billy and Lilly. Billy the boxer adopted Lilly the goat when she was abandoned by her mother. Billy and Lilly are rarely apart since Billy has taken on the role of Lilly's protector, caretaker, and constant companion. This and the other stories in this book will enchant readers and empower them to devour the more text-heavy "grown up" style of the book, while still keeping the story easily digestable for a hestitant reader. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. From the Trade Paperback edition. … More
    • What Was Pearl Harbor?
      What Was...?
      Patricia Brennan Demuth
      What Was Pearl Harbor?
      What Was...?
      Patricia Brennan Demuth
      eBook
      Publisher: Penguin USA
      Published: June 27, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Nonfiction, History
      A terrifying attack! On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died, and the United States was propelled into World War II. In a compelling, easy-to-read narrative, children will learn all about a pivotal moment in American history.… More
    • Rascally Rabbits!
      National Geographic Kids Chapters
      Newman, Aline Alexander
      Rascally Rabbits!
      National Geographic Kids Chapters
      Newman, Aline Alexander
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital Dist
      Published: February 9, 2016
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Nonfiction, Nature
      These bunnies may look adorable, but there's more than meets the eye! In Rascally Rabbits!, meet some rabbits that cause nothing but trouble, a rescue pup who will eat ANYTHING, and a sneaky bear with a taste for treats. Readers won't stop laughing as they read these hilarious—and completely true!—stories. Filled with engaging photos, fast facts, and fascinating sidebars, readers won't want to put this book down.… More
    • Pedal Power : How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World
      Drummond, Allan
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 28, 2017
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Nonfiction, Nature, Sports
      Cycling rules the road in Amsterdam today, but that wasn't always the case. In the 1970's, Amsterdam was so crowded with vehicles that bicyclists could hardly move, but moms and kids relied on their bicycles to get around the city. PEDAL POWER is the story of the people who led protests against the unsafe streets and took over a vehicles-only tunnel on their bikes, showing what a little pedal power could do! Author and illustrator Allan Drummond returns with the story of the people that paved the way for safe biking around the world.… More
    • My Daddy Rules the World : Poems About Dads
      Smith, Hope Anita
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: May 16, 2017
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Nonfiction, Family & Relationships
      A picture book of poems that celebrate fathers from a two-time Coretta Scott King Honor--winning poet.Who is your hero? Who’s your best friend?Who says he loves you again and again?Daddy!Told through the voice of a child, Anita Hope Smith's My Daddy Rules the World collection of poems celebrates everyday displays of fatherly love, from guitar lessons and wrestling matches to bedtime stories, haircuts in the kitchen, and cuddling in bed. These heartwarming poems, together with bold folk-art-inspired images, capture the strength and beauty of the relationship between father and child.A Christy Ottaviano Book… More
    • What Is Baby Gorilla Doing?
      Nippert-Eng, Christena
      What Is Baby Gorilla Doing?
      Nippert-Eng, Christena
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: June 13, 2017
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Nonfiction, Nature
      Baby gorilla plays, looks, sits, smells, tastes, climbs, claps, smiles, and sleeps—just like the young readers of this book. Beautiful photographs capture an adorable baby gorilla in action. A gentle bedtime ending rounds out this action-word concept book.… More
    • Dog on a Bike
      Ngk Chapters
      Donohue, Moira Rose
      Dog on a Bike
      Ngk Chapters
      Donohue, Moira Rose
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital Dist
      Published: February 14, 2017
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Nonfiction, Nature
      Based on the hit feature in National Geographic Kids magazine, Amazing Animals, we bring you three heartwarming tales of animals with incredible talents, including the stories of Norman the bike-riding dog and Eddie the otter who shoots hoops! Written in fun and lively prose that empowers readers to devour the book page-by-page, these action-packed stories will leave readers thirsty for more.… More
    • When Green Becomes Tomatoes : Poems for All Seasons
      Fogliano, Julie
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 1, 2016
      Categories: Children, 0-8, Nonfiction, Nature, Literary Criticism
      december 29and i woke to a morningthat was quiet and whitethe first snow(just like magic) came on tip toesovernightFlowers blooming in sheets of snow make way for happy frogs dancing in the rain. Summer swims move over for autumn sweaters until the snow comes back again. In Julie Fogliano's skilled hand and illustrated by Julie Morstad's charming pictures, the seasons come to life in this gorgeous and comprehensive book of poetry.… More
    • Christopher Columbus
      Step into Reading
      Krensky, Stephen
      Christopher Columbus
      Step into Reading
      Krensky, Stephen
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: September 25, 2013
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir, History
      Illus. in full color. Youngsters can celebrate the 500th anniversary of Columbus's fateful voyage with this dramatic, easy-to-read account of a pivotal moment in American history. "… More
  • All Early Grades

    • Sophie the Squirrel
      Fairy Animals of Misty Wood
      Small, Lily
      Sophie the Squirrel
      Fairy Animals of Misty Wood
      Small, Lily
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: February 28, 2017
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Fiction, Fantasy
      Enter an enchanted world of fairy animal friends!Sophie the Squirrel can't wait for the Misty Wood fair. She and her friends are going to perform a special dance. But when they try to practice, things keep going wrong. Sophie is upset--she's sure it's all her fault. Maybe some Misty Wood magic is what she needs . . .… More
    • Magician's Elephant
      DiCamillo, Kate
      Magician's Elephant
      DiCamillo, Kate
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: September 8, 2009
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Fantasy
      In a highly awaited new novel, Kate DiCamillo conjures a haunting fable about trusting the unexpected — and making the extraordinary come true. What if? Why not? Could it be? When a fortuneteller's tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan Peter Augustus Duchene knows the questions that he needs to ask: Does his sister still live? And if so, how can he find her? The fortuneteller's mysterious answer (an elephant! An elephant will lead him there!) sets off a chain of events so remarkable, so impossible, that you will hardly dare to believe it’s true. With atmospheric illustrations by fine artist Yoko Tanaka, here is a dreamlike and captivating tale that could only be narrated by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo. In this timeless fable, she evokes the largest of themes — hope and belonging, desire and compassion — with the lightness of a magician’s touch.… More
    • Jake Drake, Bully Buster
      Jake Drake
      Clements, Andrew
      Jake Drake, Bully Buster
      Jake Drake
      Clements, Andrew
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: July 24, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Meet Jake Drake. He's not the toughest kid in fourth grade or the fastest kid or the funniest. But he's got ideas -- big ideas, and boy, does he have stories to tell about what really goes on in school. Like bullies, for instance. Jake wants to know "if everybody who works at school is so smart, how come they can't get rid of the bullies?...Because every year, it's the same thing. Bullies." So it's up to Jake Drake to take matters into his own hands when Link Baxter, SuperBully, moves into the neighborhood. Link's reign of terror must be stopped...if only Jake can figure out how. In this new series by the bestselling author of Frindle, The Landry News, and The Janitor's Boy, Jake Drake confronts the problems of school life and finds some surprising solutions!… More
    • Anna, Banana, and the Monkey in the Middle
      Anna, Banana
      Rissi, Anica Mrose
      Anna, Banana, and the Monkey in the Middle
      Anna, Banana
      Rissi, Anica Mrose
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: July 7, 2015
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction
      Anna finds herself torn between two friends in the second book of a charming illustrated chapter book series about the joys and challenges of elementary school friendships. Sadie and Isabel are Anna’s two best friends, and Anna can’t wait to go with them on the class field trip to the zoo—but she keeps getting caught in the middle. Isabel wants Anna to see the tortoise with her, but Sadie wants to see the spiny anteater. Isabel wants to do their group report on giant pandas, while Sadie wants them to write about zebras. With a little help from her beloved dog, Banana, as well as some wise advice from her family, can Anna figure out what it means to be a best friend to two very different people—and still be a friend to herself?… More
    • Outback Attack
      Ninja Meerkats
      Jones, Gareth
      Outback Attack
      Ninja Meerkats
      Jones, Gareth
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: February 18, 2014
      Categories: Children, 7-9, Fiction
      Armed to the teeth with ninja know-how, this ultimate fighting force has one goal--to thwart the evil ringmaster's plans for world domination. Ninja-Boom! In Book 8, the Ninja Meerkats receive strange reports from the Australian outback. They fly down under to investigate and discover strange goings-on in the desert. Who else could be behind it but that top-hatted menace, the Ringmaster? He is building missiles to take control of the world. With boxing kangaroos and killer koalas--not to mention the Ringmaster's crew of deadly circus goons--the Ninja Meerkats are on deadly desert mission. … More
    • On the Road to Find Out
      Toor, Rachel
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: June 10, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction
      On New Year's Day, Alice Davis goes for a run. Her first ever. It's painful and embarrassing, but so was getting denied by the only college she cares about. Alice knows she has to stop sitting around and complaining to her best friend, Jenni, and her pet rat, Walter, about what a loser she is. But what she doesn't know is that by taking those first steps out the door, she is setting off down a road filled with new challenges--including vicious side stitches, chafing in unmentionable places, and race-paced first love--and strengthening herself to endure when the going suddenly gets tougher than she ever imagined, in On the Road to Find Out by Rachel Toor. … More
    • Pigs to the Rescue : A Picture Book
      Himmelman, John
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: August 23, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Farmer Greenstalk and his family have the darnedest luck. Broken-down tractors, kites stuck in trees—they're always having problems! It's a good thing they have such helpful farm animals on hand.This time around, the pigs want to pitch in, and boy, do they ever! The Greenstalks soon find, though, that life might just be a little easier without their help… Pigs to the Rescue is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.… More
    • Boy, a Ball, and a Dog
      Marino, Gianna
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: June 21, 2016
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Fiction
      Forging a bond over a shared love for throwing and catching balls, a little boy and his dog are accidentally separated while trying to figure out how to play with a balloon. By the creator of Zoopa and One Too Many.… More
    • We Are Brothers, We Are Friends
      Penfold, Alexandra
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: February 28, 2017
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction
      A brother explains to his new baby brother all the fun adventures they will have together because they are brothers and friends.… More
    • Snow Day! : A Winter Tale
      Ant Hill
      Holub, Joan
      Snow Day! : A Winter Tale
      Ant Hill
      Holub, Joan
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: October 18, 2011
      Categories: Children, 5-7, Fiction
      It is wintertime and the Ant Hill kids are enjoying a snow day! They count snowflakes, throw snowballs -- and make snow ants! But most exciting of all, they plan to go sledding! How many ants can they fit on a sled? And just how fast will they go?… More