6 - 8 years. Keena Ford doesn't mean to be a troublemaker, but sometimes things get out of hand. Lucky for her, it's the beginning of the second grade and Keena's got a clean slate. So when her new second-grade teacher, Ms. Campbell, mistakenly thinks it's her birthday and brings in a huge chocolate cake, Keena realizes that she's gotten herself into a sticky situation. She knows she has to tell the truth, but it's not easy to turn down her very own birthday cake and a chance to wear a sparkly crown.… More »
Freddy Thresher has a problem: a really, really, big problem. He's the only one in his class who hasn't lost a tooth! All of the other students in Mrs. Wushy's first grade have signed their names on the Big Tooth, and Freddy's determined to get his name on it, too.
7 years & up. This chapter book is sure to make a splash! Find fun, funny, and true stories of heroic and talented dolphins and amazing dolphin friendships. It's perfect for budding bookworms and animal lovers alike. Chapter paperback. 112 pages.
5 years & up. School can be a scary place when bullies make it feel unsafe! It's hard to feel confident in yourself when someone consistently makes you feel like a "Nobody." No matter where he goes or what he does, Thomas cannot seem to get away from Kyle's persistent tormenting. He just won't stop picking on him! As the story unfolds Thomas slowly learns how to overcome the bullying and his self-esteem grows from the help of those around him. Kyle also grows as Thomas does and soon… More »
6 years & up. Julian isn't afraid of lions or tigers, but he is scared of . . . bicycles? Julian's friend Gloria has a brand-new bicycle. She makes riding it look easy, but Julian is scared. Bicycles are shiny, whizzing, wobbly things. And he's not ready to ride one. But he can't tell Gloria he's scared, so he tells a fib instead. He almost gets away with it . . . until the fib backfires and he's got an even bigger problem! Chapter paperback. 80 pages.
7 - 10 years. Gloria is best friends with Julian and his little brother Huey, and she has as much to say as they do. There's the parrot that ruins the Valentine for her mother; Huey's dog, which needs to be cured of his squirrel obsession; and what happens when classmate Latisha tricks Gloria, Julian, and Huey-but they don't know until it's too late! Chapter paperback. 112 pages.
7 - 10 years. Zeke Meeks thinks his teacher is crazy when he announces that no one can watch TV for an entire week. There is no way Zeke will survive without videogames or his favorite shows. Will he be bored enough to play with his sister? Study? Actually read for fun? Only time will tell. Paperback. 128 pages.