Kids everywhere feel connected to Ramona's unique way of looking at the world as she tries to adjust to new teachers, feels jealous about Susan's curls and is secretly pleased by Yard Ape's teasing. The scrapes she gets herself into --- like wearing pajamas to school or accidentally making egg yolk shampoo --- are funny and heartwarming, and sometimes embarrassing. No matter what --- Ramona's lively, curious spirit shines through.
Will, an orphan who becomes an apprentice to the mysterious protectors known as Rangers, strives to keep the Kingdom of Araluen safe from invaders, traitors and other threats in this New York Times bestselling series for action and adventure lovers.
Welcome to the exciting, medieval world of Redwall. Here you'll meet the peaceful mice, squirrels, moles and other creatures who live in the Mossflower Wood and defend their landmark Redwall Abbey against evil villains like Cluny the Scourge and a wicked one-eyed rat, as well as weasels, foxes and stoats.
In each book, Ricky Ricotta, a mouse, with the help of his mighty robot, saves the world from an evil villain. The books appeal to young children with a "Flip-O-Rama" section, where readers can "animate the action" by quickly flipping between sets of pages. The result is a simple stop-motion cartoon.
A spellbinding mystery adventure series from a bestselling UK author Holly Webb featuring magicians, witches, talking cats, mist-monsters, treacle and friendships. Rose is a young orphan girl who learns to use the magic within to rescue London’s missing children.
Welcome to Rotten School! A place where Chef Baloney serves chicken with the feathers still on, where an armpit is a musical instrument, where the winning prize for art goes to the student with the best tattoo. But on this campus of losers, there's one winner who really stands out: Bernie Bridges. The king of schemers, Bernie can figure out a creative solution to any problem. Whether it's finding a way to steal --- er, win --- his hated enemy's new watch, or turning the tables on a bully by turning his dorm into a haunted house, Bernie always has a brilliant idea. Of course, things don't always turn out exactly as Bernie plans...but then, what would be the fun in that?
What’s better than being best friends? Being best friends who volunteer together at the Roxbury Park Dog Shelter! With a focus on friendship, family, and cute canines, Roxbury Park Dog Club is perfect for tween readers who snap up books from series like Cupcake Diaries and Candy Apple, or for anyone who loves dogs.
What is it like to be a real princess? Learn about life in another century and culture from the The Royal Diaries series, which shares the fictional journals of girls from England, France, Haiti and more who played an important role in their country's history.
Ruby, a genius code-cracker and daring detective, along with her sidekick butler, Hitch, work for a secret crime-busting organization called Spectrum. Ruby gets into lots of scrapes with evil villains, but she’s always ice-cool in a crisis. Just take a classic screwball comedy, add heaps of breathtaking action, and multiply it by Lauren Child’s writing genius, and what have you got? Only the most exciting new middle-grade series since, like, ever.
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.