School's out,a nd Lucy is off to her favorite place: Pierson Point, Maine. Pierson Point is where she feels most like herself, and where memories of her mother, who died when Lucy was six, are strong and sacred. But this summer, nothing is the same. Ian, a boy from home in Boston, comes to Pierson Point with his family. Ian is loud, popular, and mean. He and Lucy can't stand each other. To top it off, Dad wants his girlfriend to become a bigger part of Lucy's life.
It’s time for bugs to hunker down and hide out for the winter. But Ant isn’t ready to be without her best friend Honey Bee for months on end. Can Ant brave the cold for one last visit before the snow flies? The author of the Judy Moody series teams up again with award-winning illustrator G. Brian Karas to show that true friends can weather whatever comes their way.
With bold and beautiful art, mega-selling author and artist Felicia Bond crafts a picture book filled with animals hugging across the globe that celebrates the universality of love. Perfect for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, bedtime, naptime, or any time that parent and child simply want to snuggle together.
Once upon a time in a very busy city, in two very small apartments, lived Herman and Rosie. Herman liked playing the oboe, the smell of hot dogs in the winter and watching films about the ocean. Rosie liked pancakes, listening to old jazz records and watching films about the ocean. They both loved the groovy rhythm of the city, but sometimes the bustling crowds left them lonely, until one night ...
Ten-year-old Isabelle and her eight-year-old cousin Isabella have a few tips for living life. Well, maybe more than a few. Begun as a guide for Isabelle’s younger sister, the girls’ list quickly grew, and soon more than 150 rules filled a secret notebook. Because after all, who doesn’t need a little help navigating their way through life, at any age?
This second book in the series features best friends Monkey and Robot --- but even best friends can fall out. Monkey is in a bad mood and doesn't want to play with Robot. However, Robot needs Monkey's help making his toy. Can he change Monkey's mind?
Penelope Crumb thought she was her Grandpa Favorite, and her mom’s Favorite, and her friend Patsy’s Favorite, but she’s starting to realize that maybe she’s not. And it’s all The Bad Luck’s fault. She comes up with a plan --- to be the boss of her school's mural, which will make her into everyone’s Favorite and maybe frighten The Bad Luck away. But things don't quite go as planned.
Petey is enjoying a peaceful afternoon when his good friend Pru starts to cause trouble. Petey reacts in turn, and before long, things have escalated from a scuffle to a true hullabaloo! This story about the true meaning of friendship is packed with excitement and vocabulary-expanding words that are fun to say and thrilling to master.
Pip is in hiding, trapped in the great walled city of Hangman's Hollow. The sinister Jarvis roams the streets, seeking out children wherever he can find them. And now he has a deadly ally. With his friends Toad and Frankie, Pip must seek out Jarvis in his dark forest stronghold, and strike a blow for the city's lost children.
With their father en route to Africa for Doctors Without Borders, city-kids Nicholas and younger twin sisters Haley and Hetty are off to spend the summer with their Great-Uncle Nick at his house on Forsaken Lake. Nicholas discovers an old movie that his father made as a boy: it tells the story of the local legend, The Seaweed Strangler, but was never finished. Before long Nicholas wants answers both about the legend, and about the movie.
Logan Wilde is accidentally drawn into the mysterious, dangerous world of the Menagerie when he discovers a griffin hiding under his bed...and it leads him straight to the weirdest girl in seventh grade, Zoe Kahn whose family has been guarding the Menagerie for centuries. If they don't get the cubs back fast, the whole place will be shut down. Is someone trying to sabotage the Menagerie?
An adorable menagerie of irrestible animals populate this gentle look at friendship. Getting close to someone is an art and these little creatures demonstrate the simple ways to show you care. David Ezra Stein?s expressive illustrations ooze charm and will inspire readers to be very nice indeed.
In the conclusion to the bestselling Secret Language of Girls trilogy, Marylin and Kate find that boys can be just as complicated as friendship. Marylin knows that, as a middle school cheerleader, liking the student body president is unacceptable. Kate, meanwhile, has been spending time with Matthew Holler, but she's not sure they see eye-to-eye. Can either girl make it work?
When Jared, Shireen and Miranda are each given one glittering gift from an old Venetian shopkeeper, they never fathom the powers they are now able to unleash.For centuries earlier, another trio --- Rashid, Maria and Francesca --- have been kidnapped and will be sold into child slavery. Unless, that is, they can find some way to save them all. Danger, it seems, has a way of spanning centuries.
You know what I love? That every morning, no matter what, you always say: “Today is going to be a beautiful day.” So begins one doll’s tender tribute to her little girl. From playing dress up to finding hidden treasures, these two always have fun because it turns out that what they love most of all is each other.
With the temperature beginning to drop as winter approaches, you may be feeling cold...but are you frozen? Coming at the end of the month is Frozen, Disney's adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's THE SNOW QUEEN.