A boy and a bear go to sea, equipped with a suitcase, a comic book, and a ukulele. The bear assures the boy that they are traveling a short distance and it really shouldn't take very long, but the odds are pitted against the boy and the bear and their boat.
There’s so much to see at the bottom of the world! Join a young explorer and his best friend, Mouse, on a sea journey to Antarctica, where they make new friends with penguins and a whale --- and have all kinds of fun.
Spending the summer at her grandmother's house is the last thing Sarah wants to do. But her parents are staying there as they fix up the house after Grandma Winnie died. The tedious work turns into a thrilling mystery when Sarah discovers an unfinished letter her grandmother wrote: Strange things are happening behind the bookcase...
When Johnny joins the Confederate Army as a drummer boy, he enters a world full of patriotism and adventure, breathtaking hot-air balloons, cannons and campfires --- where his job is to drum rhythms that tell soldiers what to do. But the dangers of war are all around him and when he returns to the magnolia trees and cotton blossoms of his home, Johnny and the country are forever changed.
Katie Sutton may just look like your average thirteen-year-old girl but in reality, she's the world's leading expert in Grown Up behavior. And you're in luck because she’s written a one-of-a-kind guide to training your parent and becoming highly skilled at: understanding their insane behavior, predicting their next moves, and operating them to your best advantage.
Join Jack and Annie as they travel back to the time of dinosaurs where they encounter all sorts of dinos from the terrifying T-Rex to the crowd-pleasing Triceratops, and start on a life-time of adventures with new readers.
Long before he became a professional All-Star basketball player, Michael Jordan had dreams of winning an Olympic gold medal—and with dedication and perseverance, that’s exactly what he did. This heartwarming picture book gives a rare glimpse into a sports hero’s childhood and emphasizes the role that good values play in success.
Middle school is more of a roller-coaster ride than Ginny could have ever predicted. Her family has just moved into a fancy new house when Ginny's stepdad loses his job. Ginny's big brother keeps getting into trouble. And there's a new baby on the way. EIGHTH GRADE IS MAKING ME SICK is the sometimes poignant, often hilarious, always relatable look at a year in the life of one girl.
After escaping Child-Catching Services, Emily Wiggins and her orphan friend Jackson are now living with her loving aunt Hilda. But someone's snooping around for an orphan child on the run, and they know that Jackson is hiding nearby. Even worse, some sort of creature is coming to their gate when Jackson and Emily are home alone. What could happen next?
After nearly capturing their archenemy, Otto Von Strife, the Grey Griffins are pulled through a portal and transported to an alternate dimension, a world that looks just like theirs. There is one key difference: everything that went wrong in their world never happened, leaving the Grey Griffins to face questions about destiny and courage while finding a way to destroy Von Strife, his evil half-fairies, and his legion of killer clockworks.
After Mad's dad leaves to take a bird-tracking job in Central America, she receives a letter from him. Mad's younger sister Roo is convinced that the letter is a coded message. The two sisters embark on a journey to find their dad themselves with the help from new friends, all in order to get their family back together.
In May of 1882, a large steamship ran aground off the coast of New Jersey. Elisa Carbone imagines what it was like for two boys on that ship: waking up in the middle of the night, waves crashing over the side, the storm too big to lower the lifeboats, and then the flashing of light from shore --- the surfmen, true "heroes of the surf," come to rescue them.
Horrid Henry and his neighbor Moody Margaret decide to make the most sloppy, slimy, sludgy, sticky, smelly, gooey, gluey, gummy, greasy, gloppy glop possible. Is it the best glop in the world or the worst thing that's ever happened to them? Plus three other stories so funny we can't even mention them here.
Have you ever had one of those moments? You know --- you’re trying to find a stolen diamond pencil box for your beautiful butterfly customer, your mosquito witness won’t give you any information, and your clumsy scorpion assistant has just tampered with your only bit of evidence? Joey Fly has those moments a lot. In fact, he’s probably having one right now. But that won’t stop him from solving the mystery in CREEPY CRAWLY CRIME, his fantastic first graphic novel!
It's Thanksgiving and Room Nine is getting ready for their very own Thanksgiving feast! There's even a contest to see which room can write the best thankful list. Only it turns out being thankful is harder than it looks for Junie B.
In this charmingly spooky story by Susan Hood, little trick-or-treaters learn just what to say in every Halloween situation. From rattling bones to ghostly footsteps, Susan captures all the best scares of the season --- and teaches just the right way to dispel fears in favor of fun. Jed Henry's lustrous watercolors add the perfect crisp chill to this fall-weather story.
When eleven-year-old Ella's mother has to be hospitalized to undergo a dangerous cancer treatment, Ella spends the summer at "Broken Family Camp" with her eccentric grandmother, whom she's never met, who seems to care more about her library than she does about her own granddaughter. But when a rare and beloved book is stolen from her grandmother's amazing library, Ella and her new friend Rosie make up their minds to find it, thinking that finding the beautiful book her grandmother loves so much could even be the key to healing Ella's broken family.
Epic, which follows a teenage girl as she finds herself magically transported into a microscopic universe, is still in theaters for you to enjoy. And now Oz: The Great and Powerful is out on DVD June 11th!