• Español

    • Rudas
      Morales, Yuyi
      Rudas
      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
    • Bravo!
      Engle, Margarita
      Bravo!
      Engle, Margarita
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 14, 2017
      Categories: Children, 7-12, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir, United States History
      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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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, 0-4, 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 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
    • 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
  • New Arrivals

    • Pigloo
      Pace, Anne Marie
      Pigloo
      Pace, Anne Marie
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: October 25, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction
      Pigloo is an explorer. His destination? The North Pole. Big sister Paisley has doubts about Pigloo's plan, but Pigloo knows that explorers have to be patient as well as brave. When Pigloo takes his sled to the top of a hill, he sets off on his expedition--with a little unexpected help.This sweet, expressively illustrated story shows that sometimes the greatest adventures are the ones that happen in your own backyard.… More
    • Too Many Dogs
      Step into Reading
      Haskins, Lori
      Too Many Dogs
      Step into Reading
      Haskins, Lori
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: May 5, 2010
      Categories: Children, 6-8, Fiction, Poetry
      Waggy dog, shaggy dog, doggies in a bunch. Floppy dog, sloppy dog, doggies eating lunch. Kids will love this bouncy, colorful book, bursting with every kind of dog imaginable!  From the Hardcover edition.… More
    • Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds
      Cam Jansen
      Adler, David A.
      Mystery of the Stolen Diamonds
      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! Can Cam help catch the diamond thief? Cam and her friend Eric are sitting at the mall when the jewelry store is robbed. Cam sees the thief, but the police arrest the wrong person. Now it's up to Cam to catch the real criminal!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.  … 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, 0-4, 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
    • Monsters Beware!
      Chronicles of Claudette
      Aguirre, Jorge
      Monsters Beware!
      Chronicles of Claudette
      Aguirre, Jorge
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 13, 2018
      Categories: Children, 8-9, Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Horror
      Claudette is back AGAIN, and she’s ready to kick major monster butt!She’s fought giants, clobbered dragons, and now Claudette faces her biggest challenge yet… herself! Well, that and a gang of vile monsters. It all begins when Claudette’s town hosts the annual Warrior Games. After some sneaky maneuvering, Claudette manages to gets herself, Marie, and Gaston chosen as her town's representatives. But none of Claudette’s past battles has prepared her for this. And to make matters worse, they must stop the vicious Sea Queen and her evil children from using the Warrior Games to free the dark Wizard Grombach and conquer the world! In Monsters Beware!, the third and final book of the Claudette graphic novel series, Claudette is put the ultimate test. With her honor on the line will she learn that there's more to a fight than just winning?… More
    • I'm Not Hatching
      Peep and Egg
      Gehl, Laura
      I'm Not Hatching
      Peep and Egg
      Gehl, Laura
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: February 9, 2016
      Categories: Children, 0-4, Fiction
      In this first book in a funny new character-driven series for toddlers, a reluctant chick named Egg overcomes her fears.… More
    • Little Bot and Sparrow
      Parker, Jake
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: September 27, 2016
      Categories: Children, 0-4, Fiction, Science Fiction
      A little robot and a sparrow learn about friendship and saying goodbye in this sweet and moving picture book.… More
    • Dragon Was Terrible
      Dipucchio, Kelly
      Dragon Was Terrible
      Dipucchio, Kelly
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: August 23, 2016
      Categories: Children, 0-8, Fiction, Fantasy
      An unruly dragon is tamed by the power of books. in this witty story that is perfect for dragon fans and book lovers alike.… More
    • Big Egg
      A Stepping Stone Book
      Coxe, Molly
      Big Egg
      A Stepping Stone Book
      Coxe, Molly
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: April 14, 2010
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Adventure
      One morning Hen wakes up and finds a gigantic egg in her nest. Whose ege can it be? Here's a hint, Hen--it doesn't belong to that wily Fox!  … More
    • Paddywack
      Step into Reading
      Spinner, Stephanie
      Paddywack
      Step into Reading
      Spinner, Stephanie
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: May 4, 2011
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Paddywack is a petite nine hands high, and every pony inch is packed full of spunk. It hasn’t been easy, but he now has his rider, Jane, well trained. He’ll trot. He’ll canter. He’ll jump the jumps. He’s a perfect pony . . . when she gives him treats. But on the day of the big horse show, Jane is so nervous she forgets his treats. Will Paddywack dig in his hooves? Or can he rise to the occasion?This sweet story is sure to capture young horse-lovers’ hearts.From the Trade Paperback edition.… More
  • Staff Picks

    • Katy Duck, Flower Girl
      Ready-to-reads
      Capucilli, Alyssa Satin
      Katy Duck, Flower Girl
      Ready-to-reads
      Capucilli, Alyssa Satin
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 7, 2013
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction
      Katy Duck dances her way down the aisle at her aunt’s wedding in this cheerful story for beginning readers. Includes audio! When Katy Duck’s Aunt Ella decides to get married, she asks Katy to be the flower girl! Katy can hardly wait. She practices her “flower girl” moves: swaying like a daffodil in the wind, stretching like a tulip in the sun. But then Katy learns that instead of dancing as a flower, she will be tossing petals at the wedding. So she decides to turn her supporting act into more of a starring role! With sweet text from bestselling author Alyssa Satin Capucilli and bright, friendly illustrations from Henry Cole, this uplifting Level 1 Ready-to-Read story with audio is sure to become a favorite for beginning readers!… More
    • Scarlet Dragon
      Kingdom of Wrenly
      Quinn, Jordan
      Scarlet Dragon
      Kingdom of Wrenly
      Quinn, Jordan
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 1, 2014
      Categories: Children, 5-9, Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure
      In this second Kingdom of Wrenly chapter book, Lucas and Clara search for special berries that will cure the scarlet dragon. In this second book in The Kingdom of Wrenly series, an unusual egg has been found on Crestwood, the land of dragons. When the egg starts to hatch, the king, queen, and Prince Lucas are there to see what emerges. It’s…a scarlet dragon! Everyone is amazed to see the creature, which they have only heard about in tall tales. King Caleb declares that the special dragon will belong to an overjoyed Prince Lucas, who vows to keep his dragon safe. But when the scarlet dragon gets sick, the only cure is a potion made with vixberries that grow deep in the forest of Burth (the land of trolls). Lucas and Clara set out to find these special berries, but the task is harder than they expected. Will they be able to find the berries and save the scarlet dragon? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Kingdom of Wrenly chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… 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
    • Lola Levine Is Not Mean!
      Lola Levine
      Brown, Monica
      Lola Levine Is Not Mean!
      Lola Levine
      Brown, Monica
      eBook
      Publisher: Hachette Book Group USA
      Published: November 3, 2015
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Religious Fiction
      Unfairly dubbed "mean" when a soccer game during recess turns too competitive and a classmate gets hurt, Lola, a biracial and bicultural second-grader, enlists the support of her family and best friend, Josh, to navigate problems using words and humor. Simultaneous eBook. 15,000 first printing.… 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, 7-10, Fiction, Mystery
      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
    • 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, 5-6, 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
    • Alien Attack
      Star Fighters
      Chase, Max
      Alien Attack
      Star Fighters
      Chase, Max
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: May 8, 2012
      Categories: Children, 7-10, Fiction, Military SF
      Peri is a first-year student at the IF Academy and has been selected for a rare unsupervised exercise in space, paired with Diesel, a half-Martian from the Academy. While performing a routine exercise, they witness Earth coming under bombardment from Xion spaceships and soon find themselves behind the controls of the Phoenix , the most advanced space vessel known to man. As the Solar System is torn apart by a war between the Xions and Meigwors, Peri and Diesel are drawn helplessly into the intergalactic conflict. Now they - along with stowaway girl Selene - must work together to find a way home. … More
    • Chickens to the Rescue
      Barnyard Rescue
      Himmelman, John
      Chickens to the Rescue
      Barnyard Rescue
      Himmelman, John
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: August 23, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Meet the most heroic chickens in town!On Monday, Farmer Greenstalk dropped his watch down the well. . . . On Tuesday, Mrs. Greenstalk was too tired to make dinner. . . . Who will help the poor Greenstalk family? Chickens to the rescue! The amazing chickens on the Greenstalk farm race to help various family members and farm animals every day of the week. Every day until Sunday, that is, when Emily Greenstalk has a little trouble . . . John Himmelman's expressive illustrations are filled with the kind of hilarious details that will delight young readers."The fun here comes from all the frenzy in the pictures, and it will take kids more than one look to see all the silliness." - Booklist… More
    • Bear Says Thanks
      The Bear Books
      Wilson, Karma
      Bear Says Thanks
      The Bear Books
      Wilson, Karma
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 4, 2012
      Categories: Children, 3-8, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Poetry
      What better way for Bear to say thanks, than to have a big dinner with all his friends! Bear has come up with the perfect way to say thanks—a nice big dinner! When Bear decides to throw a feast, his friends show up one by one with different platters of delicious food to share. There’s just one problem: Bear’s cupboards are bare! What is he to do?      Karma Wilson’s playful text and Jane Chapman’s charming illustrations bring to life this celebration of family and friendship. Young readers will delight in discovering the special gift Bear has to share.… More
    • How to Find a Fox
      Magruder, Nilah
      How to Find a Fox
      Magruder, Nilah
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: November 15, 2016
      Categories: Children, 0-4, 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
  • Action & Adventure

    • Katie and the Snow Babies
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields, Gillian
      Katie and the Snow Babies
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields, Gillian
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: September 1, 2012
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction, Adventure
      The evil mermaid Mantora has stolen six precious Snow Diamonds from Ice Kingdom, and it's up to the Arctic Mermaids to find them! In Katie and the Snow Babies , the mermaids discover that a baby polar bear and walrus have gone missing, and Katie and her friends vow to find them. Along the way, the mermaids gets some help from the chief walrus in figuring out Mantora's clue to where the next Snow Diamond is hidden.… More
    • Scarlett's New Friend
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields Gillian
      Scarlett's New Friend
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields Gillian
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: October 1, 2011
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure
      Swim along with the Mermaid Sisters of the Sea! The wicked Mantora strikes again! This time, she's littered a beautiful beach, where a family of seals live. Scarlett asks all the sea creatures to help clean up, but will they listen to the bossiest mermaid of all? … More
    • Raggedy Andy Stories : Introducing the Little Rag Brother of Raggedy Ann
      Raggedy Ann
      Gruelle, Johnny
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: January 24, 2012
      Categories: Children, 5, Fiction, Folklore, Classics, Adventure, Literary Fiction, Fantasy
      A classic collection of eleven illustrated stories relates the adventures of Raggedy Ann's brother, Andy, as the two lovable dolls meet Santa Claus, come to the aid of the Easter Bunny, and take part in a toffee pull. Reissue. Children's BOMC.… More
    • Trouble at the Arcade
      Hardy Boys: the Secret Files
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Trouble at the Arcade
      Hardy Boys: the Secret Files
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 27, 2010
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      In Trouble at the Arcade , nine-year-old Frank and eight-year-old Joe Hardy discover trouble lurking at the local arcade and decide they make pretty good detectives—just like their dad!… More
    • Escape of the Mini-mummy
      Who Shrunk Daniel Funk?
      Oliver, Lin
      Escape of the Mini-mummy
      Who Shrunk Daniel Funk?
      Oliver, Lin
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 9, 2008
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Humorous Fiction
      With the ability to shrink down to a very small size, Daniel Funk and his twin brother, Pablo, can get into just about anything, but when Pablo stumbles into his best friend's diorama, Daniel has to get him out of there before the ancient Egyptian display becomes a modern-day disaster. Reprint.… 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
    • Frantastic Voyage
      Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist
      Benton, Jim
      Frantastic Voyage
      Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist
      Benton, Jim
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: June 18, 2013
      Categories: Children, 7-10, Fiction, Humorous Fiction, Adventure
      Franny’s faithful Lab assistant, Igor, has swallowed a doomsday device that is ready to go off at any moment! For a regular scientist, it might seem like there’s only one way to get the device out—um...make that two ways. But Franny K. Stein is no ordinary scientist, so she concocts her own way to get the device back and save her friend. With her miniaturization machine, Franny shrinks herself to the size of a pin and goes on a field trip like no other...through the body of a ticking time-dog! Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy ride!… More
    • Swashbuckling Fantasy : 10 Thrilling Tales of Magical Adventure
      Haddix, Margaret Peterson, Skye, Obert, Snow, Alan, Ursu, Anne, Johnson, Jane
      Swashbuckling Fantasy : 10 Thrilling Tales of Magical Adventure
      Haddix, Margaret Peterson, Skye, Obert, Snow, Alan, Ursu, Anne, Johnson, Jane
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 12, 2006
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Folklore
      SWASHBUCKLING FANTASY features excerpts from 10 series by bestselling and critically acclaimed authors such as Margaret Petersen Haddix, author of the Shadow Children series, D.J. MacHale, author of the Pendragon series, Scott Westerfeld, author of Uglies and Holly Black, author of Valiant. This online sampler also highlights six debut series from rising stars in fantasy, including Kai Meyer, Jane Johnson and Obert Skye. This fantasy sampler is the perfect way to introduce middle grade through teen readers to alternate worlds, distant pasts and fantastic creatures! Don't miss out on any of our amazing fantasy titles! Please visit www.SimonSaysKids.com or www.SimonSaysTEEN.com for more information.… More
    • Neil Flambθ and the Aztec Abduction
      The Neil Flambe Capers
      Sylvester, Kevin
      Neil Flambθ and the Aztec Abduction
      The Neil Flambe Capers
      Sylvester, Kevin
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: January 3, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      There’s mayhem in Mexico in this full-flavored mystery, the second book in The Neil Flambé Capers. Teenage wunderchef—and budding detective—Neil Flambé heads to Mexico City to take part in the Azteca Cocina, a two-week battle of the chefs. But he’s off to an unsettling start: His box of secret ingredients contains a note that says his girlfriend, Isabella, has been kidnapped. He must lose in the final, or else she’ll be killed. To save Isabella, Neil will need Larry’s knowledge of Mexican history and Spanish, Sean Nakamura’s portable forensic lab, and Angel Jicama’s mentorship. He’ll have to delve into Aztec history, symbolism, and even into the real ruins that are buried under the modern city. But time is ticking. Will he be able to figure out where Isabella is being held captive before it’s too late?… 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, 0-4, 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
  • Animals

    • More of Monkey & Robot
      Catalanotto, Peter
      More of Monkey & Robot
      Catalanotto, Peter
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: March 18, 2014
      Categories: Children, 6-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Monkey and Robot are the best of friends—and they have the best of adventures! This chapter book includes four (more!) playful stories. Monkey always gets in the wildest of messes. And Robot is always there to help him out. After all, what are best friends for? “Readers looking for funny friendship stories but who think that Frog and Toad and other early readers are a tad too easy will find this unlikely duo just right,” says Horn Book Magazine about the Monkey and Robot series.… More
    • Cinnabar, the One O'clock Fox
      Henry, Marguerite
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: July 22, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Humorous Fiction, Historical Fiction
      George Washington meets his match in a wily fox in this legendary hunting tale from Newbery Award–winning author Marguerite Henry, back in print by popular demand. Cinnabar is a fox. He lives in a den with his family, Vicky and four little cubs. He’s a hardworking fox who does everything he can to ensure that his family has what they need. But during fox hunting season, he likes to have a little fun: Every hunt day, promptly at one o’clock, Cinnabar shows up and runs until nightfall. Can the huntsmen ever catch this clever fox? Based on an old legend about fox hunting in the area around Mount Vernon, Cinnabar pits one very wily fox against George Washington himself—and the result is a wild chase for all! This beloved story from Newbery Award–winning author Marguerite Henry features the original text and illustrations with gorgeous new cover art.… More
    • Leroy Ninker Saddles Up
      Tales from Deckawoo Drive
      DiCamillo, Kate
      Leroy Ninker Saddles Up
      Tales from Deckawoo Drive
      DiCamillo, Kate
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: August 26, 2014
      Categories: Children, 6-7, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Forging an instant bond with spaghetti-loving horse Maybelline, horseless cowboy Leroy Ninker inadvertently risks eternal loneliness when he forgets a vital third rule about Maybelline's care.… More
    • Berenstain Bears and the Maniac Mansion
      Berenstain Bears
      Jan Berenstain, Stan Berenstain
      Berenstain Bears and the Maniac Mansion
      Berenstain Bears
      Jan Berenstain, Stan Berenstain
      eBook
      Publisher: HarperCollins
      Published: July 23, 2013
      Categories: Children, 3-4, Fiction, Horror, Mystery
      In this 112-page illustrated chapter book, Papa Bear realizes that most of the antiques in Grizzly Squire's mansion have been replaced with fakes! Now it's up to Brother, Sister, and the rest of the Bear Scouts to solve the crime. There's just one problem—the thief could be any bear from Grizzly Squire's family, past or present! Will the Bear Scouts be able to identify the culprit and find the missing antiques? The Berenstain Bears Chapter Books are the perfect next step for increasingly independent young readers. … More
    • My Super-spy Diary
      Eliza Boom
      Gale, Emily
      My Super-spy Diary
      Eliza Boom
      Gale, Emily
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: November 4, 2014
      Categories: Children, 6-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Eliza Boom—assistant inventor, junior spy, and full-on fantastic—investigates a case of puppy love in this second book of a chapter book series packed with jokes, doodles, and dear-diary secrets! When Einstein, Eliza’s faithful (and furry) lab assistant and best friend (and dog), falls in love with the next door neighbor’s dog, Eliza only wants to help smooth the path to happiness for the canine pair. Unfortunately, the new neighbor, Mrs. McNice, seems to have other ideas. In fact, Eliza is convinced that Mrs. McNice isn’t as nice as she seems. But no one will believe her. Can Eliza invent the perfect gadget to help her reveal the truth? Or is Einstein’s budding romance doomed to failed puppy love?… More
    • New Olympians
      Pegasus
      O'Hearn, Kate
      New Olympians
      Pegasus
      O'Hearn, Kate
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: February 11, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Fantasy
      Emily and her companions, including the winged horse, Pegasus, must confront a legion of Olympic enemies in this third book of an action-packed series. When Emily’s father and the goddess Diana return from a visit to Earth, they bring with them disturbing news. There’s a horse called Tornado Warning that’s winning all the races, with times faster than anyone’s ever seen. What could this mean? Emily, Joel, Paelen, Pegasus, and the sphinx Alexis return to Earth to investigate—and discover a CRU plot to clone Olympians and Nirads using DNA retrieved from their previous time in the human realm. The CRU has already created dozens of Nirad warriors, Dianas, Paelens, Cupids, and Pegasuses. Now they want to create their own Emily clone—even if the original is killed in the process. Can Emily and her friends put a stop to the CRU’s plans before Jupiter finds out and carries through on his own threat to destroy the Earth?… More
    • Mouseheart
      Mouseheart
      Fiedler, Lisa
      Mouseheart
      Mouseheart
      Fiedler, Lisa
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 20, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure
      The Warriors series meets Redwall in this first book in an epic animal adventure series set in the subway tunnels of Brooklyn. Hopper is just an ordinary pet shop mouse before he escapes. Soon he finds himself below the bustling streets of Brooklyn, deep within the untamed tangles of transit tunnels, and in Atlantia, a glorious utopian rat civilization. But all is not what it seems. Though Hopper is treated as a royal guest, he misses his siblings that he lost in the escape attempt. That, and Atlantia is constantly threatened by the rebels who wish to bring the city to its knees. And there are cats everywhere in Atlantia, cats that leave the citizens unharmed… and no one can seem to answer why . Soon, Hopper is caught in the crosshairs of a colossal battle, one that crosses generations and species. As the clashes rage, Hopper learns terrible, extraordinary secrets: Deadly secrets about Atlantia. Painful secrets about his friends. And one powerful secret about his destiny…… More
    • Welcome Home!
      Marguerite Henry's Misty Inn
      Earhart, Kristin
      Welcome Home!
      Marguerite Henry's Misty Inn
      Earhart, Kristin
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: June 16, 2015
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction
      In this first book of a chapter book series inspired by Marguerite Henry’s Misty of Chincoteague , siblings Willa and Ben Dunlap begin their new life on Chincoteague Island. Ten-year-old Willa Dunlap and her eight-year-old brother Ben are new to Chincoteague Island, but it’s a homecoming for their mother, who grew up there. Willa and Ben’s parents are busy planning the opening of their bed and breakfast, which gives the kids free rein to explore the island. But with so many new people and places to get used to, will Chincoteague ever feel like home?… More
    • Old Cat and the Kitten
      Little, Mary E.
      Old Cat and the Kitten
      Little, Mary E.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 16, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction
      Animal and pet lovers everywhere will delight in “special story” of patience and love between a boy and a stray cat that is “beautifully told” ( School Library Journal ). At first Old Cat, forsaken by his owners long ago, wants nothing to do with Joel. But through persistence, patience, and tenderness, Joel wins the animal’s heart, and Old Cat transforms from a fighting Tom to a loving, playful animal. Old Cat eventually trusts Joel enough to bring him an abandoned kitten, starving and all alone. Together, Old Cat and Joel nurse the kitten back to health. When his family moves away, Joel knows he can’t bring his feline friends along. The kitten easily finds a new home, but what about Old Cat? Joel is faced with a heart-wrenching decision: leave the animal to fend for himself, or have him put to sleep? As it compassionately addresses a sensitive topic, Old Cat and the Kitten reminds us that sometimes love means making tough choices.… More
    • 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, 5-12, 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
  • Biographies

    • George Washington : Our First Leader
      History's All-stars
      Stevenson, Augusta
      George Washington : Our First Leader
      History's All-stars
      Stevenson, Augusta
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: August 12, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir
      Get to know George Washington as a kid and discover what made him the ultimate all-star in American history. George Washington was the first President of the United States, the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. But what was he like as a kid? In this narrative biography, you’ll learn all about George Washington’s childhood, from his birth in Virginia on February 22, 1732, to his boyhood on a farm near Fredricksburg and later at Mount Vernon, to his relationship with his older brother, who was like a father to him. Find out what George did for fun—and what prepared him to eventually lead a new nation.… More
    • Bravo!
      Engle, Margarita
      Bravo!
      Engle, Margarita
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 14, 2017
      Categories: Children, 7-12, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir, United States History
      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
  • Chapter Books

    • Judy Moody, Mood Martian
      Judy Moody
      McDonald, Megan
      Judy Moody, Mood Martian
      Judy Moody
      McDonald, Megan
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: August 5, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-9, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      It’s Backwards Day, so Judy Moody double-dares herself to become Queen of the Good Mood for one whole week. Can she do it? Will the real Judy Moody please stand up? In honor of Backwards Day, Judy Moody decides to turn that frown upside down, make lemonade out of lemons, and be nice to stinky little brothers. In fact, Judy becomes a NOT moody, cool-as-a-cucumber neat freak for one whole entire day. But when her combed hair, matching outfits, and good moods hang around for days after, her friends begin to worry. Could this smiley Judy be an imposter?… More
    • Heidi Heckelbeck and the Tie-dyed Bunny
      Heidi Heckelbeck
      Coven, Wanda
      Heidi Heckelbeck and the Tie-dyed Bunny
      Heidi Heckelbeck
      Coven, Wanda
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: January 21, 2014
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction, Fantasy
      Heidi brings home the class bunny over Easter weekend—and finds herself in a magical, colorful mess! Easter is just a few days away and Heidi Heckelbeck can’t wait! The holiday weekend is even more special because it’s Heidi’s turn to take home Maggie, the school’s bunny. But when Heidi takes Maggie out of her cage, trouble follows. Maggie escapes from Heidi’s arms and runs through all of the Easter egg dye! Will Heidi figure out how to un -tie-dye the colorful bunny before she has to take her back to school? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Heidi Heckelbeck chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… More
    • Marion Strikes a Pose
      Critter Club
      Barkley, Callie
      Marion Strikes a Pose
      Critter Club
      Barkley, Callie
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: July 29, 2014
      Categories: Children, 5-9, Fiction
      Fashionista Marion enters a styling competition in the eighth book of the Critter Club series—but will she regret helping out one of her competitors? Marion is so excited. There’s an upcoming kids’ fashion show for charity, and the students at Santa Vista Elementary get to style an outfit for it! Since only one design from each grade will get picked for the show, Marion knows she has to win. So she’s surprised when a girl named Olivia asks her for some style advice. Marion agrees to help Olivia, and actually has fun doing it! But problems arise when Marion realizes that Olivia has designed the exact outfit Marion had planned to present to the judges. So Marion tells a little white lie in order to get her way. At first, she is excited to impress the judges, but soon, another feeling creeps up on her. Is it guilt? Will Marion tell Olivia what she did? And whose outfit will get picked for the fashion show? Plus, Marion deals with taking care of some frogs at The Critter Club! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Critter Club chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… More
    • Amy Meets Her Stepsister
      The Critter Club
      Barkley, Callie
      Amy Meets Her Stepsister
      The Critter Club
      Barkley, Callie
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 3, 2013
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction
      Amy is excited to meet her new stepsister Chloe…but it turns out Chloe doesn’t feel the same way! Can Amy and Chloe get along? Amy’s mom and dad have been divorced for as long as Amy can remember, but nothing prepares Amy for the news she gets on a weekend visit to her dad’s house in Orange Blossom: Amy’s dad is remarrying! In addition to getting a stepmother, Amy will also be getting a stepsister her age named Chloe. As the girls spend more time together, Amy realizes that Chloe isn’t as nice as she appears to be in front of the grown-ups. Chloe plays pranks on Amy and is just downright mean to her. Amy worries that she’ll be stuck with this stinky stepsister for life. Will she and Chloe ever be friends? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Critter Club chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… More
    • Heidi Heckelbeck Is a Flower Girl
      Heidi Heckelbeck
      Coven, Wanda
      Heidi Heckelbeck Is a Flower Girl
      Heidi Heckelbeck
      Coven, Wanda
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 13, 2014
      Categories: Children, 5-7, Fiction, Fantasy
      Everyone’s favorite witch is walking down the aisle—and whipping up a spell to save the wedding day! Heidi’s Aunt Sophie is getting married, and guess who’s the flower girl? Heidi isn’t looking forward to the wedding, however. Her dress (with its awful ruffles around the neck) is super uncomfortable. Her brother Henry, on the other hand, can’t wait to be the ring bearer and carry the rings down the aisle. But what happens when Henry loses Aunt Sophie’s wedding ring? Will Heidi be able to stir up a spell and create a new ring before Henry walks down the aisle? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Heidi Heckelbeck chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… More
    • Mystery at the Coral Reef
      Greetings from Somewhere
      Paris, Harper
      Mystery at the Coral Reef
      Greetings from Somewhere
      Paris, Harper
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: July 21, 2015
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Mystery
      Ethan and Ella are on the trail of an Australian coral thief in the eighth book of Greetings from Somewhere, an exciting series about mystery, travel, and adventure. Ethan and Ella are in Australia, home to beautiful beaches and some of the most famous coral reefs in the world—plus tons of cool fish and other underwater creatures! And not only that, Australia is home to Ethan and Ella’s aunt, uncle, and cousin. The twins dive right into the water for some snorkeling at their cousin’s beach house, and while they’re exploring, they come across a watch that’s still ticking. Whose is it? Then they hear reports of fishermen illegally taking coral from the reefs nearby. Could Ethan and Ella be on the trail of a coral thief? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Greetings from Somewhere chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… More
    • No More Pumpkins
      Second Grade Friends
      Schembri, Pamela, Catalanotto, Peter
      No More Pumpkins
      Second Grade Friends
      Schembri, Pamela, Catalanotto, Peter
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: May 6, 2014
      Categories: Children, 7-10, Fiction
      Emily is tired of pumpkins. At school she and her friend Vincetta Louise have been doing pumpkin math, pumpkin field trips, and pumpkin writing. Can't they just carve jack-o-lanterns? But even this ends up being an assignment: the kids have to make pumpkin self-portraits. Then something happens to Emily's jack-o-lantern, and her friendship with Vinni is tested. The two girls get past their quarrel--but will they ever want to see a pumpkin again? … More
    • Judy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm
      Judy Moody
      McDonald, Megan
      Judy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm
      Judy Moody
      McDonald, Megan
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: August 14, 2012
      Categories: Children, 6-9, Fiction, Mystery, Humorous Fiction, Literary Fiction
      "The lucky penny in Judy Moody's pocket sure does seem to be working. She can't stop winning-at bowling, spelling, the unbeatable Prize Claw, everything! For sure and absolute positive, she'll ride that wave of good fortune all the way to Washington, D.C."--… More
    • Stink and the Freaky Frog Freakout
      Stink
      McDonald, Megan
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: February 12, 2013
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      After a close encounter with a mutant amphibian makes him freaky for frogs, water-shy Stink becomes a swimming success after being in the Polliwog swim class frog-ever.… More
    • Heidi Heckelbeck and the Cookie Contest
      Heidi Heckelbeck
      Coven, Wanda
      Heidi Heckelbeck and the Cookie Contest
      Heidi Heckelbeck
      Coven, Wanda
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 8, 2012
      Categories: Children, 5-7, Fiction, Fantasy
      Heidi Heckelbeck mixes up a magical cookie concoction in a new whimsically witchy adventure that’s perfect for beginning readers. Heidi can’t wait to enter the famous Heckelbeck Chocolate Chunk Cookies in the annual cookie contest at Brewster Elementary. But when Melanie Maplethorpe laughs and says that Heidi’s cookies are “blah,” Heidi decides they could use a little magic. The result of Heidi’s revised recipe is sure to steal the show…but wait—what’s that strange smell? The Heidi Heckelbeck series is perfect for readers who want a “grown-up” format but are not quite ready for lengthy chapter books. With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Heidi Heckelbeck chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… More
  • Fantasy, Fairy Tales, & Science Fiction

    • Rinkitink in Oz & the Lost Princess of Oz & the Tin Woodman of Oz
      Oz, the Complete Collection
      L. Frank Baum
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: March 5, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Classics, Fantasy
      Experience Oz like never before in this collection of books ten through twelve in L. Frank Baum’s classic American fairy tale series. The tenth, eleventh, and twelfth titles of the iconic Oz series, now in one collection! In Rinkitink in Oz , Prince Inga of Pingaree must rescue his parents and all of the subjects from his kingdom who were kidnapped by marauders form Regos and Coregos. Prince Inga, along with the visiting King Rinkitink and Bilbil the goat, set off on a series of grand adventures that will lead them to the underground kingdom of the Nome King. Will Inga’s bravery and courage be enough to save his parents and all of their subjects? In The Lost Princess of Oz , Ozma, the beloved ruler of Oz, has disappeared, so Dorothy, the Wizard, the Cowardly Lion, and a band of friends must search the vast land of Oz to find her. In The Tin Woodman of Oz , Tin Woodman, Woot the Wanderer, and Captain Fyter set off on a quest to find the lovely Munchkin, Nimmie Amee. Once upon a time, she and the Woodman were going to marry, but then the Wicked Witch of the West turned him to tin. Can the Tin Woodman find Nimmie Amee? And will she remember him?… More
    • Zero Hour
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      Zero Hour
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: March 20, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Science Fiction
      Danger intensifies in the latest thrilling installment in an action-packed series! Bad news for the Higher Institute of Villainous Education, aka H.I.V.E.: Overlord is reborn and has developed the chilling ability to move from body to body, erasing the host’s personality—and ultimately killing them. Overlord must find Otto, the only host designed to truly contain him, and for that he needs to know the location of H.I.V.E. He also plans to take control of a secret U.S. Army facility that is home to the Autonomous Weapon Program, a computer-controlled system uniquely vulnerable to Overlord’s control. In the face of these threats, Nero is forced to activate Zero Hour, a plan designed to deal with any member of G.L.O.V.E—the Global League of Villainous Enterprises—who is on the brink of true global domination. Nero also knows that Otto must not be allowed to fall into Overlord’s hands, and a desperate race across the globe begins.… More
    • Disappearing Magician
      Magic Shop
      Lane, Mike, Egan, Kate
      Disappearing Magician
      Magic Shop
      Lane, Mike, Egan, Kate
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: June 16, 2015
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Mystery, Fantasy
      Want to see something amazing? I can make myself disappear. All it takes is a little magic... Mike's magic tricks have helped him learn how to focus, earn extra credit, improve his reputation and stand up for himself. But his new confidence is about to face its biggest challenge yet - the school talent show! Mike signs up immediately. After all, what magician would pass up the chance to perform on a real stage? But then, he learns that Nora, his friend and trusted magician's assistant, has a massive case of stage fright. And Jackson will be sitting in the audience, just waiting to cause trouble... If things keep going wrong, Mike might need a magic trick to help him disappear! … More
    • Truth or Dare
      You're Invited to a Creepover
      Night, P. J.
      Truth or Dare
      You're Invited to a Creepover
      Night, P. J.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: June 7, 2011
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Horror
      During a round of Truth or Dare, Abby Miller confesses her crush on Jake Chilson. The only people who know her secret are her friends at the sleepover—and whoever sent her a text message in the middle of the night warning her to stay away from Jake…or else! But Abby isn’t going to stay away from Jake, especially not after he asks her to the school dance. As the night of the dance comes closer, some very creepy things start happening to Abby. Someone definitely wants to keep her away from Jake. Is it a jealous classmate or, as Abby begins to suspect, could it be a ghost?… More
    • Ever After
      May Bird
      Anderson, Jodi Lynn
      Ever After
      May Bird
      Anderson, Jodi Lynn
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 20, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
      Lonely and shy, ten-year-old May Ellen Bird has no idea what awaits her when she falls into the lake and enters The Ever After, home of ghosts and the Bogeyman.… More
    • Don't Drink the Punch!
      You're Invited to a Creepover
      Night, P. J.
      Don't Drink the Punch!
      You're Invited to a Creepover
      Night, P. J.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: December 4, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Mystery, Horror, Fantasy
      An obsessive crush puts partygoers in danger in this delightfully scary story. Kayla Evans wants to be in the popular crowd. She wants it so much that she looks the other way whenever queen bee Alice Grafton is rude to her and to everyone else. It seems like Alice only likes one person: her crush, Nick Maroulis. She is totally obsessed with making him like her too, so much so that she mixes a love potion into the punch at her big party over the weekend. But when the party comes to a sudden halt, Kayla realizes that it was no love potion that Alice put in the punch. Now it’s up to Kayla to find the mysterious girl who sold the potion to Alice and get the antidote before everyone suffers from Alice’s mistakes…permanently.      This terrifying tale is rated a Level 4 on the Creep-o-Meter.… More
    • Misty to the Rescue
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields, Gillian
      Misty to the Rescue
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields, Gillian
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: July 15, 2009
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction, Fantasy
      Meet Misty and the Mermaid Sisters of the Sea! Misty and her friends are on a very important mission: they must find the six Magic Crystals that give life and strength the Merfolk, and bring them back to Coral Kingdom. But a wicked mermaid named Mantora would like nothing better than to keep the Sisters of the Sea from completing their task. This time she's sent a powerful storm that's blown the mermaids off-course. Can Misty help her friends get back on track? Read all the adventures of the Mermaid Sisters! … More
    • Read It and Weep!
      You're Invited to a Creepover
      Night, P. J.
      Read It and Weep!
      You're Invited to a Creepover
      Night, P. J.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 16, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Horror, Folklore
      Can an object really be cursed to give someone bad luck? There’s only one way to find out… When a tattered, old tarot card falls out of Charlotte Torres’s library book, she doesn’t think much of it. It doesn’t even bother her that there’s a message written on the back: “Pass this card along or you’ll be sorry!” But when horrible things start happening—things that seem like bad luck, but frighten Charlotte the most—she begins to believe in the power of the card and its message. She wants to get rid of it, but she doesn’t want to pass it along and doom someone else to its curse. Will she be able to figure out a way to destroy the card for good? Or will the card destroy her life first? This mystical tale of misfortune is rated a Level 4 on the Creep-o-Meter.… More
    • Scarlett's New Friend
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields Gillian
      Scarlett's New Friend
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields Gillian
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: October 1, 2011
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure
      Swim along with the Mermaid Sisters of the Sea! The wicked Mantora strikes again! This time, she's littered a beautiful beach, where a family of seals live. Scarlett asks all the sea creatures to help clean up, but will they listen to the bossiest mermaid of all? … More
    • Heidi Heckelbeck and the Tie-dyed Bunny
      Heidi Heckelbeck
      Coven, Wanda
      Heidi Heckelbeck and the Tie-dyed Bunny
      Heidi Heckelbeck
      Coven, Wanda
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: January 21, 2014
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction, Fantasy
      Heidi brings home the class bunny over Easter weekend—and finds herself in a magical, colorful mess! Easter is just a few days away and Heidi Heckelbeck can’t wait! The holiday weekend is even more special because it’s Heidi’s turn to take home Maggie, the school’s bunny. But when Heidi takes Maggie out of her cage, trouble follows. Maggie escapes from Heidi’s arms and runs through all of the Easter egg dye! Will Heidi figure out how to un -tie-dye the colorful bunny before she has to take her back to school? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Heidi Heckelbeck chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.… More
  • Humorous

    • It Happened on a Train
      Brixton Brothers
      Barnett, Mac
      It Happened on a Train
      Brixton Brothers
      Barnett, Mac
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: October 4, 2011
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Mystery, Humorous Fiction
      For a great detective, the best part of retiring is coming out of retirement. Retired private detective and current seventh grader Steve Brixton has a new job: He takes out the trash for five bucks a week. But it’s hard to leave the old game behind, and on a train trip down the California coast, Steve and his best chum, Dana, are pulled into a mystery involving a fleet of stolen automobiles, a vanishing girl, and a phantom train car. Oh, and there might just be some romance….      This laugh-out-loud mystery is a witty, modern-day companion to the adventures of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew that brims with humor and intrigue.… More
    • Rabbids Invade Halloween
      Rabbids Invasion
      Lewman, David
      Rabbids Invade Halloween
      Rabbids Invasion
      Lewman, David
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: July 28, 2015
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Get ready to be scared silly with everyone’s favorite mischief-makers, the stars of Rabbids Invasion ! The Rabbids redefine Halloween mischief in this hilarious new chapter book filled with three funny, spooky short stories! Forget everything you thought you knew about spooky Halloween stories…the Rabbids are putting their own spin on three creepy tales, and that means one thing—you can expect the unexpected! This book contains one monster story, one phantom story, and one werewolf story…and all three stories are 100% hilarious! Rabbids TM & © 2015 Ubisoft Entertainment… More
    • Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures : The African Safari Discovery
      Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures
      Brown, Jeff
      Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures : The African Safari Discovery
      Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures
      Brown, Jeff
      eBook
      Publisher: HarperCollins
      Published: December 21, 2010
      Categories: Children, 6-10, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Stanley?s not the only flat one! When a flat skull is discovered in Africa, Stanley Lambchop decides to travel there with his brother, Arthur, and their father, George. Maybe studying the skull will give them clues to Stanley's flatness. But once in Africa, the Lambchops are in for more adventure than they bargained for. From lions to zebras to elephants, it's the safari of a lifetime! … More
    • Blast Off!
      Alien in My Pocket
      Ball, Nate
      Blast Off!
      Alien in My Pocket
      Ball, Nate
      eBook
      Publisher: HarperCollins
      Published: January 7, 2014
      Categories: Children, 6-10, Fiction, Humorous Fiction, Science Fiction
      The adventure begins in this exciting new chapter book series, complete with a do-it-yourself science experiment! When a four-inch-tall alien crash-lands through Zack McGee's bedroom window, Zack is sure he's about to become the first victim in a new War of the Worlds. But when the alien turns out to have weapons that are more ticklish than terrifying, Zack realizes that rather than protect the world from the alien it's up to him to protect the alien in his pocket from the world. With illustrations on every spread, a how-to on launching a rocket, fun scientific facts, and the hilarious adventures of Zack and Amp, this book is the perfect gift for any young reader! Supports the Common Core State Standards … More
    • Frindle
      Clements, Andrew
      Frindle
      Clements, Andrew
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: August 1, 1999
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Fifth-grade language arts teacher Mrs. Granger comes to regret her lesson that language is controlled by human beings when her student, Nick Allen, begins a wildly successful campaign to rename the ballpoint pen. Reissue.… More
    • Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny
      Bunjitsu Bunny
      Himmelman, John
      Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny
      Bunjitsu Bunny
      Himmelman, John
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: October 28, 2014
      Categories: Children, 6-8, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Introducing Isabel, aka Bunjitsu Bunny! She is the BEST bunjitsu artist in her school, and she can throw farther, kick higher, and hit harder than anyone else! But she never hurts another creature . . . unless she has to. This series of brief stories about Isabel's adventures are a beguiling combination of child-friendly scenarios and Eastern wisdom perfect for the youngest readers. … More
    • On the Line
      All-star Sports Stories
      Bowen, Fred
      On the Line
      All-star Sports Stories
      Bowen, Fred
      eBook
      Publisher: Open Road Media
      Published: September 10, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Humorous Fiction
      Marcus is tall, strong, and the best basketball player on his team'except at the foul line. At the end of an important game, Marcus misses crucial free throws and his team loses. Afraid of being fouled and failing again, he stops playing aggressively and beings passing up chances to score. But when he learns a silly-looking technique that works, Marcus must decide if he is willing to put his pride on the line in order to succeed.… More
    • Escape of the Mini-mummy
      Who Shrunk Daniel Funk?
      Oliver, Lin
      Escape of the Mini-mummy
      Who Shrunk Daniel Funk?
      Oliver, Lin
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 9, 2008
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Humorous Fiction
      With the ability to shrink down to a very small size, Daniel Funk and his twin brother, Pablo, can get into just about anything, but when Pablo stumbles into his best friend's diorama, Daniel has to get him out of there before the ancient Egyptian display becomes a modern-day disaster. Reprint.… More
    • Judy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm
      Judy Moody
      McDonald, Megan
      Judy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm
      Judy Moody
      McDonald, Megan
      eBook
      Publisher: Candlewick Pr Inc
      Published: August 14, 2012
      Categories: Children, 6-9, Fiction, Mystery, Humorous Fiction, Literary Fiction
      "The lucky penny in Judy Moody's pocket sure does seem to be working. She can't stop winning-at bowling, spelling, the unbeatable Prize Claw, everything! For sure and absolute positive, she'll ride that wave of good fortune all the way to Washington, D.C."--… More
    • Frantastic Voyage
      Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist
      Benton, Jim
      Frantastic Voyage
      Franny K. Stein, Mad Scientist
      Benton, Jim
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: June 18, 2013
      Categories: Children, 7-10, Fiction, Humorous Fiction, Adventure
      Franny’s faithful Lab assistant, Igor, has swallowed a doomsday device that is ready to go off at any moment! For a regular scientist, it might seem like there’s only one way to get the device out—um...make that two ways. But Franny K. Stein is no ordinary scientist, so she concocts her own way to get the device back and save her friend. With her miniaturization machine, Franny shrinks herself to the size of a pin and goes on a field trip like no other...through the body of a ticking time-dog! Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be a bumpy ride!… More
  • Mysteries

    • Phantom of Venice
      Nancy Drew
      Keene, Carolyn
      Phantom of Venice
      Nancy Drew
      Keene, Carolyn
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: July 16, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Mystery
      In this thrilling adventure rife with romance and danger, Nancy travels to Venice to investigate the kidnapping of a famous glassblower and the disappearance of an artist.… More
    • Garbage Juice for Breakfast
      The Polk Street Mysteries
      Giff, Patricia Reilly
      Garbage Juice for Breakfast
      The Polk Street Mysteries
      Giff, Patricia Reilly
      eBook
      Publisher: Open Road Media
      Published: June 28, 2011
      Categories: Children, 6-9, Fiction, Mystery
      Dawn Bosco races to find a treasure at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods She is a terrific detective, but Dawn Bosco doesn’t want anyone at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods to find out that she is secretly afraid of horses. Even Jill Simon isn’t afraid of horses, and she cries all the time. Then Miss Perry, the counselor, announces that there will be a treasure hunt! Dawn knows she can beat Lizzie Lee, the Cool Cat Detective, to the prize. But she might have to face her fear to get there. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author’s personal collection. … More
    • Rogue
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      Rogue
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 27, 2011
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Mystery
      When missing agent Otto is suspected of leading the mysterious attacks on the leaders of the world's villainous forces, Raven and Wing race against time to find him before other G.L.O.V.E. assassins can locate him.… More
    • Monster of a Mystery
      The Hardy Boys: Secret Files
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Monster of a Mystery
      The Hardy Boys: Secret Files
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 5, 2011
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction, Mystery
      When the actor who plays popular comic character Morpho the Morph Monster comes to town for a fan day--along with his famous Morpho Mask and Morph Spork--everyone, including Frank and Joe, is excited to meet the man behind the mask. But at the event, Morpho's Spork goes missing! And until the Spork is returned, the entire event will be put on hold! It's up to Frank and Joe to crack the case--and return the Spork to its rightful owner!… More
    • What a Doll!
      You're Invited to a Creepover
      Night, P. J.
      What a Doll!
      You're Invited to a Creepover
      Night, P. J.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: February 12, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Folklore, Horror, Suspense/Thriller
      Emmy’s new doll has strange powers over her best friend in this entrancing tale. Emmy Spencer and Lizzy Draper have been best friends since birth, but now that they’re in seventh grade, they’ve begun to drift apart. Lizzy—insistent on being called Liz now—has a new group of friends, and she has gone out of her way to exclude Emmy from them. It’s almost as if Lizzy doesn’t want Emmy hanging out with her anymore. But then Emmy comes into possession of a doll that can change all that—a voodoo doll that will put Emmy in control of Lizzy’s every move. Can she use the doll to save their friendship—or will it end up controlling them both? This bewitching book is rated a Level 3 on the Creep-o-Meter.… More
    • Deception on the Set
      Hardy Boys Adventures
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Deception on the Set
      Hardy Boys Adventures
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: February 3, 2015
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Mystery
      It’s lights, camera, disaster for a film crew unless Frank and Joe can track down a saboteur in this cinematic Hardy Boys adventure—a fresh approach to a classic series. Joe and Frank Hardy are excited to be cast as extras in the zombie movie that’s filming in their hometown. Not only is film production way more exciting than what usually goes on in Bayport, it also doesn’t hurt that the lead actress is pretty cute. At first it seems like for once Frank and Joe might not have a mystery to solve. But when a stunt goes horribly wrong, the Hardy boys know someone is trying to sabotage the film—and putting lives in jeopardy. Can the brothers find the culprit before it’s too late?… More
    • Disappearing Magician
      Magic Shop
      Lane, Mike, Egan, Kate
      Disappearing Magician
      Magic Shop
      Lane, Mike, Egan, Kate
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: June 16, 2015
      Categories: Children, 5-8, Fiction, Mystery, Fantasy
      Want to see something amazing? I can make myself disappear. All it takes is a little magic... Mike's magic tricks have helped him learn how to focus, earn extra credit, improve his reputation and stand up for himself. But his new confidence is about to face its biggest challenge yet - the school talent show! Mike signs up immediately. After all, what magician would pass up the chance to perform on a real stage? But then, he learns that Nora, his friend and trusted magician's assistant, has a massive case of stage fright. And Jackson will be sitting in the audience, just waiting to cause trouble... If things keep going wrong, Mike might need a magic trick to help him disappear! … More
    • Trouble at the Arcade
      Hardy Boys: the Secret Files
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      Trouble at the Arcade
      Hardy Boys: the Secret Files
      Dixon, Franklin W.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: April 27, 2010
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Fiction, Adventure, Mystery
      In Trouble at the Arcade , nine-year-old Frank and eight-year-old Joe Hardy discover trouble lurking at the local arcade and decide they make pretty good detectives—just like their dad!… More
    • It Happened on a Train
      Brixton Brothers
      Barnett, Mac
      It Happened on a Train
      Brixton Brothers
      Barnett, Mac
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: October 4, 2011
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Mystery, Humorous Fiction
      For a great detective, the best part of retiring is coming out of retirement. Retired private detective and current seventh grader Steve Brixton has a new job: He takes out the trash for five bucks a week. But it’s hard to leave the old game behind, and on a train trip down the California coast, Steve and his best chum, Dana, are pulled into a mystery involving a fleet of stolen automobiles, a vanishing girl, and a phantom train car. Oh, and there might just be some romance….      This laugh-out-loud mystery is a witty, modern-day companion to the adventures of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew that brims with humor and intrigue.… More
    • Don't Drink the Punch!
      You're Invited to a Creepover
      Night, P. J.
      Don't Drink the Punch!
      You're Invited to a Creepover
      Night, P. J.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: December 4, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Mystery, Horror, Fantasy
      An obsessive crush puts partygoers in danger in this delightfully scary story. Kayla Evans wants to be in the popular crowd. She wants it so much that she looks the other way whenever queen bee Alice Grafton is rude to her and to everyone else. It seems like Alice only likes one person: her crush, Nick Maroulis. She is totally obsessed with making him like her too, so much so that she mixes a love potion into the punch at her big party over the weekend. But when the party comes to a sudden halt, Kayla realizes that it was no love potion that Alice put in the punch. Now it’s up to Kayla to find the mysterious girl who sold the potion to Alice and get the antidote before everyone suffers from Alice’s mistakes…permanently.      This terrifying tale is rated a Level 4 on the Creep-o-Meter.… More
  • Fiction

    • Franklin's New Friend, Franklin's Bad Day, and Franklin Has a Sleepover
      Classic Franklin Stories
      Paulette Bourgeois
      eBook
      Publisher: Open Road Media
      Published: May 17, 2011
      Categories: Children, 0-4, Fiction, Literary Fiction
      Franklin’s New Friend Franklin has always lived in the same house in the same town, and he’s grown up with the same friends. In this Franklin Classic Storybook, new neighbors move in—the Moose family! At school, Mr. Owl asks Franklin to be Moose’s buddy. Initially, Franklin is afraid of Moose because of his size but he soon realizes that despite their differences, he has made a new friend. Franklin’s Bad Day Since Franklin’s friend Otter moved away, nothing seems to go right—until Franklin figures out a way he and Otter can stay friends. Another Franklin Classic Storybook to delight young readers. Franklin Has a Sleepover In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin can’t wait for his best friend Bear to come over for their first sleepover. However, when it’s time for bed, Bear begins to miss his own room—until Franklin comes up with an idea to make Bear feel more comfortable. … More
    • Step It Up
      Dance Divas
      Berk, Sheryl
      Step It Up
      Dance Divas
      Berk, Sheryl
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: September 9, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction
      Trouble is brewing between the divas just before their big upcoming Dance Fusion competition. Liberty is stepping on Rochelle's toes (figuratively and literally!). Anya and Bria can't agree on costumes for their duet. And Scarlett and Gracie are bickering over what to name their new kitten (Scarlett wants "Baryshnikov" but Gracie likes "Mustard"). Miss Toni is mad, mad, mad--but she has an idea to fix the problem: a camping retreat, where these girls will have to learn the true meaning of teamwork or be left out in the dark. … More
    • Garbage Juice for Breakfast
      The Polk Street Mysteries
      Giff, Patricia Reilly
      Garbage Juice for Breakfast
      The Polk Street Mysteries
      Giff, Patricia Reilly
      eBook
      Publisher: Open Road Media
      Published: June 28, 2011
      Categories: Children, 6-9, Fiction, Mystery
      Dawn Bosco races to find a treasure at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods She is a terrific detective, but Dawn Bosco doesn’t want anyone at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods to find out that she is secretly afraid of horses. Even Jill Simon isn’t afraid of horses, and she cries all the time. Then Miss Perry, the counselor, announces that there will be a treasure hunt! Dawn knows she can beat Lizzie Lee, the Cool Cat Detective, to the prize. But she might have to face her fear to get there. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author’s personal collection. … More
    • Katie and the Snow Babies
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields, Gillian
      Katie and the Snow Babies
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields, Gillian
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: September 1, 2012
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction, Adventure
      The evil mermaid Mantora has stolen six precious Snow Diamonds from Ice Kingdom, and it's up to the Arctic Mermaids to find them! In Katie and the Snow Babies , the mermaids discover that a baby polar bear and walrus have gone missing, and Katie and her friends vow to find them. Along the way, the mermaids gets some help from the chief walrus in figuring out Mantora's clue to where the next Snow Diamond is hidden.… More
    • Zero Hour
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      Zero Hour
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: March 20, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Science Fiction
      Danger intensifies in the latest thrilling installment in an action-packed series! Bad news for the Higher Institute of Villainous Education, aka H.I.V.E.: Overlord is reborn and has developed the chilling ability to move from body to body, erasing the host’s personality—and ultimately killing them. Overlord must find Otto, the only host designed to truly contain him, and for that he needs to know the location of H.I.V.E. He also plans to take control of a secret U.S. Army facility that is home to the Autonomous Weapon Program, a computer-controlled system uniquely vulnerable to Overlord’s control. In the face of these threats, Nero is forced to activate Zero Hour, a plan designed to deal with any member of G.L.O.V.E—the Global League of Villainous Enterprises—who is on the brink of true global domination. Nero also knows that Otto must not be allowed to fall into Overlord’s hands, and a desperate race across the globe begins.… More
    • 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, 5-12, 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
    • Rinkitink in Oz & the Lost Princess of Oz & the Tin Woodman of Oz
      Oz, the Complete Collection
      L. Frank Baum
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: March 5, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Classics, Fantasy
      Experience Oz like never before in this collection of books ten through twelve in L. Frank Baum’s classic American fairy tale series. The tenth, eleventh, and twelfth titles of the iconic Oz series, now in one collection! In Rinkitink in Oz , Prince Inga of Pingaree must rescue his parents and all of the subjects from his kingdom who were kidnapped by marauders form Regos and Coregos. Prince Inga, along with the visiting King Rinkitink and Bilbil the goat, set off on a series of grand adventures that will lead them to the underground kingdom of the Nome King. Will Inga’s bravery and courage be enough to save his parents and all of their subjects? In The Lost Princess of Oz , Ozma, the beloved ruler of Oz, has disappeared, so Dorothy, the Wizard, the Cowardly Lion, and a band of friends must search the vast land of Oz to find her. In The Tin Woodman of Oz , Tin Woodman, Woot the Wanderer, and Captain Fyter set off on a quest to find the lovely Munchkin, Nimmie Amee. Once upon a time, she and the Woodman were going to marry, but then the Wicked Witch of the West turned him to tin. Can the Tin Woodman find Nimmie Amee? And will she remember him?… More
    • Rogue
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      Rogue
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 27, 2011
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Mystery
      When missing agent Otto is suspected of leading the mysterious attacks on the leaders of the world's villainous forces, Raven and Wing race against time to find him before other G.L.O.V.E. assassins can locate him.… More
    • Old Cat and the Kitten
      Little, Mary E.
      Old Cat and the Kitten
      Little, Mary E.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 16, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction
      Animal and pet lovers everywhere will delight in “special story” of patience and love between a boy and a stray cat that is “beautifully told” ( School Library Journal ). At first Old Cat, forsaken by his owners long ago, wants nothing to do with Joel. But through persistence, patience, and tenderness, Joel wins the animal’s heart, and Old Cat transforms from a fighting Tom to a loving, playful animal. Old Cat eventually trusts Joel enough to bring him an abandoned kitten, starving and all alone. Together, Old Cat and Joel nurse the kitten back to health. When his family moves away, Joel knows he can’t bring his feline friends along. The kitten easily finds a new home, but what about Old Cat? Joel is faced with a heart-wrenching decision: leave the animal to fend for himself, or have him put to sleep? As it compassionately addresses a sensitive topic, Old Cat and the Kitten reminds us that sometimes love means making tough choices.… More
    • Pigloo
      Pace, Anne Marie
      Pigloo
      Pace, Anne Marie
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: October 25, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction
      Pigloo is an explorer. His destination? The North Pole. Big sister Paisley has doubts about Pigloo's plan, but Pigloo knows that explorers have to be patient as well as brave. When Pigloo takes his sled to the top of a hill, he sets off on his expedition--with a little unexpected help.This sweet, expressively illustrated story shows that sometimes the greatest adventures are the ones that happen in your own backyard.… More
  • Informational Books

    • 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
    • Statue of Liberty
      Step into Reading
      Penner, Lucille Recht
      Statue of Liberty
      Step into Reading
      Penner, Lucille Recht
      eBook
      Publisher: Random House Digital
      Published: May 26, 2010
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Nonfiction, United States History
      Young readers can celebrate the 125th birthday of our beloved Statue of Liberty with the story of its construction, history and symbolism, including how she came to stand in New York Harbor. Filled with illustrations and all-new photographs. Reprint.… More
    • Heroes of Olympus
      Freeman, Philip, Calkhoven, Laurie
      Heroes of Olympus
      Freeman, Philip, Calkhoven, Laurie
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: May 1, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, European History
      Accessible, fast-paced retellings of the most important classical Greek and Roman myths, adapted for middle graders. Ancient myths continue to have modern relevance—for thousands of years they have been the basis for plays, operas, paintings, and movies. And in these retellings from acclaimed writer and scholar Philip Freeman, classic tales from Greek and Roman mythology find new life and inspire aspiring writers, artists, and musicians. Adapted from the lengthier Oh My Gods and specially tailored to a younger audience, these irresistible stories of philandering gods, flawed heroes, and tragic lovers portray the fundamental aspects of humanity and are filled with entertaining drama and valuable insights. Sixty dramatic illustrations enliven the book.… More
    • Bravo!
      Engle, Margarita
      Bravo!
      Engle, Margarita
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: March 14, 2017
      Categories: Children, 7-12, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir, United States History
      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
    • George Washington : Our First Leader
      History's All-stars
      Stevenson, Augusta
      George Washington : Our First Leader
      History's All-stars
      Stevenson, Augusta
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: August 12, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-10, Nonfiction, Biography & Memoir
      Get to know George Washington as a kid and discover what made him the ultimate all-star in American history. George Washington was the first President of the United States, the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. But what was he like as a kid? In this narrative biography, you’ll learn all about George Washington’s childhood, from his birth in Virginia on February 22, 1732, to his boyhood on a farm near Fredricksburg and later at Mount Vernon, to his relationship with his older brother, who was like a father to him. Find out what George did for fun—and what prepared him to eventually lead a new nation.… More
  • All Early Grades

    • Garbage Juice for Breakfast
      The Polk Street Mysteries
      Giff, Patricia Reilly
      Garbage Juice for Breakfast
      The Polk Street Mysteries
      Giff, Patricia Reilly
      eBook
      Publisher: Open Road Media
      Published: June 28, 2011
      Categories: Children, 6-9, Fiction, Mystery
      Dawn Bosco races to find a treasure at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods She is a terrific detective, but Dawn Bosco doesn’t want anyone at Camp Wild-in-the-Woods to find out that she is secretly afraid of horses. Even Jill Simon isn’t afraid of horses, and she cries all the time. Then Miss Perry, the counselor, announces that there will be a treasure hunt! Dawn knows she can beat Lizzie Lee, the Cool Cat Detective, to the prize. But she might have to face her fear to get there. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Patricia Reilly Giff including rare photos from the author’s personal collection. … More
    • Step It Up
      Dance Divas
      Berk, Sheryl
      Step It Up
      Dance Divas
      Berk, Sheryl
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: September 9, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction
      Trouble is brewing between the divas just before their big upcoming Dance Fusion competition. Liberty is stepping on Rochelle's toes (figuratively and literally!). Anya and Bria can't agree on costumes for their duet. And Scarlett and Gracie are bickering over what to name their new kitten (Scarlett wants "Baryshnikov" but Gracie likes "Mustard"). Miss Toni is mad, mad, mad--but she has an idea to fix the problem: a camping retreat, where these girls will have to learn the true meaning of teamwork or be left out in the dark. … More
    • Katie and the Snow Babies
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields, Gillian
      Katie and the Snow Babies
      Mermaid S.o.s.
      Shields, Gillian
      eBook
      Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
      Published: September 1, 2012
      Categories: Children, 5-12, Fiction, Adventure
      The evil mermaid Mantora has stolen six precious Snow Diamonds from Ice Kingdom, and it's up to the Arctic Mermaids to find them! In Katie and the Snow Babies , the mermaids discover that a baby polar bear and walrus have gone missing, and Katie and her friends vow to find them. Along the way, the mermaids gets some help from the chief walrus in figuring out Mantora's clue to where the next Snow Diamond is hidden.… More
    • Zero Hour
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      Zero Hour
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: March 20, 2012
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Science Fiction
      Danger intensifies in the latest thrilling installment in an action-packed series! Bad news for the Higher Institute of Villainous Education, aka H.I.V.E.: Overlord is reborn and has developed the chilling ability to move from body to body, erasing the host’s personality—and ultimately killing them. Overlord must find Otto, the only host designed to truly contain him, and for that he needs to know the location of H.I.V.E. He also plans to take control of a secret U.S. Army facility that is home to the Autonomous Weapon Program, a computer-controlled system uniquely vulnerable to Overlord’s control. In the face of these threats, Nero is forced to activate Zero Hour, a plan designed to deal with any member of G.L.O.V.E—the Global League of Villainous Enterprises—who is on the brink of true global domination. Nero also knows that Otto must not be allowed to fall into Overlord’s hands, and a desperate race across the globe begins.… More
    • 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, 5-12, 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
    • Rinkitink in Oz & the Lost Princess of Oz & the Tin Woodman of Oz
      Oz, the Complete Collection
      L. Frank Baum
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: March 5, 2013
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Classics, Fantasy
      Experience Oz like never before in this collection of books ten through twelve in L. Frank Baum’s classic American fairy tale series. The tenth, eleventh, and twelfth titles of the iconic Oz series, now in one collection! In Rinkitink in Oz , Prince Inga of Pingaree must rescue his parents and all of the subjects from his kingdom who were kidnapped by marauders form Regos and Coregos. Prince Inga, along with the visiting King Rinkitink and Bilbil the goat, set off on a series of grand adventures that will lead them to the underground kingdom of the Nome King. Will Inga’s bravery and courage be enough to save his parents and all of their subjects? In The Lost Princess of Oz , Ozma, the beloved ruler of Oz, has disappeared, so Dorothy, the Wizard, the Cowardly Lion, and a band of friends must search the vast land of Oz to find her. In The Tin Woodman of Oz , Tin Woodman, Woot the Wanderer, and Captain Fyter set off on a quest to find the lovely Munchkin, Nimmie Amee. Once upon a time, she and the Woodman were going to marry, but then the Wicked Witch of the West turned him to tin. Can the Tin Woodman find Nimmie Amee? And will she remember him?… More
    • Rogue
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      Rogue
      H.i.v.e.
      Walden, Mark
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 27, 2011
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction, Mystery
      When missing agent Otto is suspected of leading the mysterious attacks on the leaders of the world's villainous forces, Raven and Wing race against time to find him before other G.L.O.V.E. assassins can locate him.… More
    • Old Cat and the Kitten
      Little, Mary E.
      Old Cat and the Kitten
      Little, Mary E.
      eBook
      Publisher: Simon & Schuster
      Published: September 16, 2014
      Categories: Children, 8-12, Fiction
      Animal and pet lovers everywhere will delight in “special story” of patience and love between a boy and a stray cat that is “beautifully told” ( School Library Journal ). At first Old Cat, forsaken by his owners long ago, wants nothing to do with Joel. But through persistence, patience, and tenderness, Joel wins the animal’s heart, and Old Cat transforms from a fighting Tom to a loving, playful animal. Old Cat eventually trusts Joel enough to bring him an abandoned kitten, starving and all alone. Together, Old Cat and Joel nurse the kitten back to health. When his family moves away, Joel knows he can’t bring his feline friends along. The kitten easily finds a new home, but what about Old Cat? Joel is faced with a heart-wrenching decision: leave the animal to fend for himself, or have him put to sleep? As it compassionately addresses a sensitive topic, Old Cat and the Kitten reminds us that sometimes love means making tough choices.… More
    • Pigloo
      Pace, Anne Marie
      Pigloo
      Pace, Anne Marie
      eBook
      Publisher: Macmillan
      Published: October 25, 2016
      Categories: Children, 5-6, Fiction
      Pigloo is an explorer. His destination? The North Pole. Big sister Paisley has doubts about Pigloo's plan, but Pigloo knows that explorers have to be patient as well as brave. When Pigloo takes his sled to the top of a hill, he sets off on his expedition--with a little unexpected help.This sweet, expressively illustrated story shows that sometimes the greatest adventures are the ones that happen in your own backyard.… More
    • Franklin's New Friend, Franklin's Bad Day, and Franklin Has a Sleepover
      Classic Franklin Stories
      Paulette Bourgeois
      eBook
      Publisher: Open Road Media
      Published: May 17, 2011
      Categories: Children, 0-4, Fiction, Literary Fiction
      Franklin’s New Friend Franklin has always lived in the same house in the same town, and he’s grown up with the same friends. In this Franklin Classic Storybook, new neighbors move in—the Moose family! At school, Mr. Owl asks Franklin to be Moose’s buddy. Initially, Franklin is afraid of Moose because of his size but he soon realizes that despite their differences, he has made a new friend. Franklin’s Bad Day Since Franklin’s friend Otter moved away, nothing seems to go right—until Franklin figures out a way he and Otter can stay friends. Another Franklin Classic Storybook to delight young readers. Franklin Has a Sleepover In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin can’t wait for his best friend Bear to come over for their first sleepover. However, when it’s time for bed, Bear begins to miss his own room—until Franklin comes up with an idea to make Bear feel more comfortable. … More