Inspired by Derek Jeter’s childhood, THE CONTRACT is the first book in Derek Jeter’s middle grade baseball series, an important part of the Jeter Publishing program, which will encompass adult nonfiction titles, children’s picture books, middle grade fiction, Ready-to-Read children’s books and children’s nonfiction.
Meet Judy Moody, a third grader with plenty of attitude and a mood to fit every occasion. This delightful series is loaded with laughs and moments of wisdom as readers follow Judy through her oddball adventures. Enjoy the reviews, fast facts, author info and really cool games!
Junie B. Jones just can't help getting into all kinds of scrapes. After all, going to school, having to ride the smelly old school bus and making new friends isn't easy. She really can't help it when she shouts out loud in class. After all, if that dumb May, the class tattletale, wasn't always calling attention to Junie B.'s behavior, she wouldn't have to yell at her, would she? Then there's that meanie kid, Jim, who is always teasing her and making life miserable. And it's really hard to follow the rules, when there seem to be so many of them.No matter how mixed-up things get, one thing's for sure --- you'll have a good laugh reading about Junie's adventures in kindergarten and first grade.
Meet third-grader Grace Stewart, who gets stuck with the name “Just Grace” when she tries to distinguish herself from the three other Graces in her class. Grace is plenty different, though. She has a “teeny-tiny superpower,” for instance --- she can tell if someone is unhappy and often tries to fix it. But sometimes her good intentions backfire....
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.