Get your cape on with the DC Super Hero Girls™ --- the unprecedented new Super Hero universe especially for girls! Readers of all ages can fly high with the all-new adventures of Wonder Woman™, Supergirl™, Batgirl™ and some of the world’s most iconic female super heroes as high schoolers!
Starting online on Funbrain.com in 2004 and making its print debut in 2007, there are now12 books in the Wimpy Kid series following the endearingly ordinary Greg Heffley as he is thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner and already shaving. The hazards of growing up before you're ready are uniquely revealed through words and drawings as Greg records them in his diary.
This laugh-out-loud, quirky new middle grade series looks at bullying in an entirely new and inventive way. Sawyer’s grandfather was part Stegosaurus, so it wasn’t a complete surprise when puberty included growing spikes and a tail. But when the kids who bully him at school go missing, it’s up to Sawyer and his friends, Elliott and Sylvie, to solve the mystery.
In this zany middle grade series from R. McGeddon, three kids protect their quirky town of Sitting Duck from various apocalyptic disasters, including zombies, aliens and mad scientists. The funny narrator and slapstick illustrations guarantee laughs for young readers, reluctant or otherwise.
New from the creator of Captain Underpants, it's Dog Man, the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!
George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks, and rolls over robbers. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history, and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty?
The New York Times bestselling series Dork Diaries follows Nikki Maxwell as she chronicles her life through text and art --- her move to a new school, her battles with queen bee Mackenzie and her zany adventures with her BFFs Chloe and Zoe by her side.
A middle grade fantasy novel featuring a werewolf named Runt, who is studying at Dr. Critchlore's School for Minions, the world's finest training program for aspiring minions to evil overloards. But all is not perfect at the boarding school and Runt and his band of monsters must solve various mysteries and think of new ways to keep the floundering school running.
Danny Dragonbreath can't breathe fire, but he has no fear. And that comes in handy when a bad grade at school inspires him to enlist his cousin the sea-serpent's help with a research project. Using a hybrid of comic-book panels and text, Ursula Vernon introduces an irresistible set of characters that will have readers laughing until smoke comes out of their noses!
This young children’s book series features the friendship of Duck and Goose --- two young birds who have a lot to discover in the world. Using simple language and bright, colorful artwork, each book features a new lesson to be learned.
Books On Screen
As Halloween is coming up, you're probably brainstorming costumes --- should you go for a classic character or something spooky? Well, whatever your preference, there are some great movies coming out that are sure to match your mood. For those of you who love dressing up as a favorite fictional character, whether a Disney princess or a Hogwarts student, we know you'll be all about Pan, which tells the backstory of the boy who never grows up.