10 years & up. This new edition of The Arabian Nights brings together famous and less familiar tales from "A Thousand and One Nights" and includes the frame story of Shahrazade and Shahriyar. Perback chapter book. 120 pages.
8 years & up. As Odysseus fights to find his way back home after the long and brutal Trojan War, he has to endure harrowing ordeals and adventures, and come to terms with devastating losses. Storytellers Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden's graphic retelling breathes new life into this great classic. Paperback chapter book. 128 pages.
10 years & up. The champion of the destitute and downtrodden rides again. Meet young Robin Hood before he becomes the hero of Sherwood Forest, and follow along with his band of merry men as his adventures become the stuff of legend. This lavishly illustrated picture book features nine tales including: "Robin Becomes an Outlaw," "Robin Meets Little John," "Robin and the Widow," and "Robin's Last Battle." Paperback chapter book. 176 pages.
10 years & up. Immerse young readers in three classic adventure tales from ancient Greece with this dynamic new chapter book. Includes the popular myths of Demeter and Persephone, Daedalus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Eurydice to give kids a head start in English class. Bursts with illustrated character lists, a glossary, a Greek gods family tree, and a map of ancient Greece to make mythology kid-friendly. Paperback chapter book. 136 pages.
Explore cultural diversity by defining similarities and differences between people and places around the world. Each book has wonderful photographs for children to understand and relate to the concepts of everyday activities. Also includes a teachers guide with additional activities that can be used throughout the classroom.
Grades PreK - 2. Reading Levels I - L. A humorous, easy-to-read series about a boy and his fly! Each book in the series has a different fun foil cover! Using hyperbole, puns, slapstick, and silly drawings, bestselling author/illustrator Tedd Arnold creates easy readers that are full of fun. Set of 10 books.
Grades 2 - 4. Besides solving crimes and capers in their hometown of Green Lawn, Connecticut, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose also go in search of a jaguar's jewel and the ninth nugget. From J to Q, students will enjoy unraveling these mysteries along with this terrific trio!
9 - 12 years. A heartwarming tale of a young girl whose life is changed by a scruffy pooch she names Winn-Dixie. The special bond between them works magic on her reserved dad and the eccentric townspeople they meet during one unforgettable summer. Paperback. 288 pages.
Grades 3 - 7. Decide how your favorite stories turn out with these interactive chapter books! You make decisions throughout the book and help decide the outcome. These classic stories will take on a whole new life! Set of 4 books.
Grades 2 - 4. Levels M-O. Four fun kids find themselves in the middle of a mystery on every school field trip they take! Visual and verbal clues are sprinkled throughout the story to help the reader solve the mystery before the kids do. Set of 16 books.
Grades 3 & up. World-changing events unfold before your eyes in these amazing tales of inventions and discovery. See these captivating stories come to life with vivid illustrations and easy-to-read text. An additional information section provides key facts and further understanding. Reading level 3-4. Interest level 3-9.
To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Mercy is not just a pig, she's a porcine wonder. And to the portly and good-natured Mercy, the Watsons are an excellent source of buttered toast, not to mention that buttery-toasty feeling she gets when she snuggles into bed with them. This is not, however, so good for the Watsons' bed. BOOM! CRACK! As the bed and its occupants slowly sink through the floor, Mercy escapes in a flash "to alert the fire department," her owners assure themselves. But could Mercy… More »
Grades 1 - 4. Join Jack and Annie on adventures through time and space. Filled with Factual information, these books are great for connecting fiction with non-fiction texts. Paperbacks include Dolphins at Daybreak, Vacation under the Volcano, Ghost Town at Sundown, Hour of the Olympics, Viking Ships at Sunrise, Polar Bears Past Bedtime, Lions at Lunchtime, Day of the Dragon King.
When pranksters ruin Dolores Starbuckle's perfectly good pumpkins, Andy Shane puts his trickiest plan to the test in this humorous, uplifting tale filled with Halloween fun. Andy Shane does not want to go to Dolores Starbuckle's birthday party. It's on the same day as Halloween! Plus, Dolores is always ordering Andy around, making Andy lists on a clipboard, or squealing over Andy's marble collection. But when Dolores tells him that someone is smashing pumpkins in front of her house, the idea of… More »
It's pooey on B-A-B-I-E-S until Junie B. finds out that her new dumb old baby brother is a big fat deal. Her two bestest friends are giving her everything they own just to see him. And guess what else? Maybe she can bring him to school on Pet Day. Through a misunderstanding, Junie B. thinks that her new baby brother is really a baby monkey, and her report of this news creates excitement and trouble in her kindergarten class.
Z is for Zombie... Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are excited to vacation in the Louisiana bayou. But the small village they visit has a scary problem. The villagers tell stories of voodoo and a giant zombie with silver hair who has been digging up graves in the cemetery. Can the tales be true? Illustrations.
Josh, Dink, and Ruth Rose are excited when they learn that their friend Jud has brought a dinosaur show to Green Lawn to raise money for his museum. When the money is stolen, however, the kids work with Officer Fallon to find the money and the guilty person.
From the moment Gooney Bird Greene arrives at Watertower Elementary School, her fellow second-graders are intrigued by her unique sense of style and her unusual lunches. So when story time arrives, the choice is unanimous: they want to hear about Gooney Bird Greene. And that suits her just fine, because, as it turns out, Gooney Bird has quite a few interesting and "absolutely true" stories to tell. Paperback. 128 pages.
8 - 12 years. Luciana is off to youth astronaut training camp! She hopes to be chosen to dive to an underwater habitat where real astronauts train for life in space. But when Luciana accuses her diving partner of sabotage, no one believes her and her chances of making the diving team sink fast. Things hit rock bottom when Luciana has an underwater crisis. Suddenly, making the dive team isn't her biggest worry. She'll have to conquer her fears if she ever wants to make it to Mars. If she can't, will… More »
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 »
Some may find it wonky to take a pig to the drive-in. But not the Watsons, who think the movie?s title, When Pigs Fly, is inspirational. And not their beloved Mercy, who is inspired by the scent of real butter from the theater?s Bottomless Buckets of popcorn. As they pull up in their convertible, Mercy lifts up her snout and becomes a pig on a mission, leading a delirious chase that?s trailed by hapless rescuers reunited from Mercy?s earlier adventures.
6 - 9 years. Narwhal is a happy-go-lucky narwhal. Jelly is a no-nonsense jellyfish. The two might not have a lot in common, but they do they love waffles, parties, and adventures. Join Narwhal and Jelly as they discover the whole wide ocean together. A wonderfully silly early graphic novel series featuring three stories. In the first, Jelly learns that Narwhal is a really good friend. Then Narwhal and Jelly form their own pod of awesomeness with their ocean friends. And finally, Narwhal and Jelly… More »