Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a talking fox, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a mission.After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids' mom through a door in the basement. Em and Navin, desperate not to lose her, follow her into an underground world inhabited by demons, robots, and talking animals.Eventually, they enlist the help of a small mechanical rabbit named Miskit. Together with Miskit, they face the most terrifying monster of all, and Em finally has the chance to save someone she loves.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 1/1/2008 Pages: 192 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids' mom through a door in the basemenBook Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/1/2009 Pages: 224 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Sofia is chosen to sing the Enchancian Anthem at the annual Harvest Festival. After she becomes a bit too boastful, Sofia's magical amulet bestows a curse on her, leaving her all croaked up! Based on a special episode featuring Princess Belle airing on Disney Junior in September 2013!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/27/2013Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Each of the books in Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales has elements of the strange but true and is presented in an engaging, funny format, highlighting the larger-than-life characters that pop up in real history. Big Bad Ironclad! covers the history of the amazing ironclad steam warships used in the Civil War.From the ship’s inventor, who had a history of blowing things up and only 100 days to complete his project, to the mischievous William Cushing, who pranked his way through the whole war, this book is filled with surprisingly true facts and funny, brave characters that modern readers will easily relate to.Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Big Bad Ironclad"Livelier than the typical history textbook but sillier than the many outstanding works on the Civil War available for young readers, this will appeal to both history buffs and graphic-novel enthusiasts."—Kirkus Reviews"Readers interested in American history will enjoy these graphic novels... Comic panels of varying sizes enhance the real-life events and support the stories’ over-the-top humor... the writing is accessible and entertaining; author Hale’s style gives readers an insider-y, you-are-there-type scoop."—Horn BookBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/1/2012Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Sofia the First Magical Talking Light-Up AmuletGirls can learn all about being a princess with the Magical Talking Light-Up Amulet, a beautiful and magical necklace just like Princess Sofia's! The interactive amulet features the voice of Sofia, and brings her world to life by teaching little girls lessons about kindness, friendship and more. Insert the magical lesson card into the amulet and hear Sofia share a lesson as the amulet glows softly. Sofia's Magical Talking Light-Up Amulet comes with 12 all-new lesson cards and 1 exclusive sparkle collector case. 3 button cell batteries included. Ages 3+Features:Girls can learn all about being a princess with the Magical Talking Light-Up Amulet, a beautiful and magical necklace just like Princess Sofia's!The interactive amulet features the voice of Sofia, and brings her world to life by teaching little girls lessons about kindness, friendship and moreInsert the magical lesson card into the amulet and hear Sofia share a lesson as the amulet glows softlySofia's Magical Talking Light-Up Amulet comes with 12 all-new lesson cards and 1 exclusive sparkle collector case.3 button cell batteries included. Ages 3+
Little girls can learn to be a princess with the Talking Magical Amulet, a beautiful and magical necklace that is just like Sofia's. The interactive Talking Magical Amulet features the voice of Sofia, and brings her world to life by teaching little girls valuable princess lessons about kindness, sharing, manners and more. The Talking Magical Amulet comes with 12 collectible cards, each featuring a different lesson from Sofia, along with a carrying case. Batteries included. Ages 3+Recommended Ages:3 - 6
Play-Doh Amulet and Jewels Vanity Set Featuring Sofia the FirstFeel like your favorite Disney princess with this fun Play-Doh set! You can sit in front of the vanity playset and mirror and use the tools to make Play-Doh jewels you can actually wear! The tiara, amulet, necklace, bracelet and ring can all be decorated with the gems you create. Then when you want a new look, you can mash up your gems and start over! Use your imagination and the Amulet and Jewels playset to make yourself into a princess fit for a ball!Play-Doh and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro.Copyright 2014 Disney.Features:Amulet and Jewels Vanity playset lets you feel like Sofia the FirstYou can create sparkly Play-Doh gems and your own jewelryVanity has a real mirror for youMake Play-Doh gems and add them to the tiara, ring and braceletIncludes Amulet of Avalor
The Newbery-winning fantasy series now available in gorgeous new paperback editions! Since The Book of Three was first published in 1964, young readers have been enthralled by the adventures of Taran the Assistant Pig-Keeper and his quest to become a hero. Taran is joined by an engaging cast of characters that includes Eilonwy, the strong-willed and sharp-tongued princess; Fflewddur Fflam, the hyperbole-prone bard; the ever-faithful Gurgi; and the curmudgeonly Doli--all of whom have become involved in an epic struggle between good and evil that shapes the fate of the legendary land of Prydain. Released over a period of five years, Lloyd Alexander's beautifully written tales not only captured children's imaginations but also garnered the highest critical praise. The Black Cauldron was a Newbery Honor Book, and the final volume in the chronicles, The High King, crowned the series by winning the Newbery Medal for "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children."Henry Holt is proud to present this classic series in a new, redesigned paperback format. The jackets feature stunning art by acclaimed fantasy artist David Wyatt, giving the books a fresh look for today's generation of young fantasy lovers. The companion book of short stories, The Foundling is also available in paperback at this time. In their more than thirty years in print, the Chronicles of Prydain have become the standard of excellence in fantasy literature for children. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/16/2006Pages: 190Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Nathan Hale, the author’s historical namesake, was America’s first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history’s roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format.One Dead Spy tackles the story of Hale himself, who was an officer and spy for the American rebels during the Revolutionary War. Author Hale highlights the unusual, gruesome, and just plain unbelievable truth of historical Nathan Hale—from his early unlucky days at Yale to his later unlucky days as an officer—and America during the Revolutionary War.Praise for Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: One Dead Spy"An innovative approach to history that will have young people reading with pleasure."—Kirkus Reviews"Readers interested in American history will enjoy these graphic novels... Comic panels of varying sizes enhance the real-life events and support the stories’ over-the-top humor... the writing is accessible and entertaining; author Hale’s style gives readers an insider-y, you-are-there-type scoop."—Horn BookBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/1/2012Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The first book in Richelle Mead's New York Times bestselling Bloodlines series When alchemist Sydney is ordered into hiding to protect the life of Moroi princess Jill Dragomir, the last place she expects to be sent is a human private school in Palm Springs, California. Populated with new faces as well as familiar ones, Bloodlines explores all the friendship, romance, battles, and betrayals that made the #1 New York Times bestselling Vampire Academy series so addictive--this time in a part-vampire, part-human setting where the stakes are even higher and everyone's out for blood.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/23/2011Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
A deliciously fun new series from Emmy Award-winning celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis! When Zia Dontella come to live with the Bertolizzi family, little do Alfie and his older sister Emilia know what's in store for them. Zia Donatella is determined to show the kids how a home-cooked meal is better than even the best take-out pizza or burrito. And when Zia's plan actually transports Alfie and Emilia to famous food cities around the world, they learn first-hand how food cannot only take you places but can also bring you home again. In Book 1, Alfie and Emilia find themselves transported to Naples, where they meet Marco, a young Italian boy on a very important mission to shop for the essential ingredients for his family's entry in the city's annual Pizzafest contest.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/3/2013Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Alexandrea Petrakova Johnson does not want to be a beautiful ballerina, and she does not want to leave her friends in Apple Creek. Unfortunately, that doesn't stop her ballet-crazy mother from moving them to Harlem, or from enrolling Al at the Nutcracker School of Ballet. Life is hard when you're the new ballerina on the block, and it's even harder when you're chosen to be the Sugar Plum Fairy in the school recital! Not only is Al a terrible dancer, but she's also got a rotten case of stage fright! Al's ballet classmates are going to have to use all the plum power they've got to coach this scary fairy! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/21/2008Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
From the author of the global phenomenon Ranger's Apprentice! They are outcasts. Hal, Stig, and the others - they are the boys the others want no part of. Skandians, as any reader of Ranger's Apprentice could tell you, are known for their size and strength. Not these boys. Yet that doesn't mean they don't have skills. And courage - which they will need every ounce of to do battle at sea against the other bands, the Wolves and the Sharks, in the ultimate race. The icy waters make for a treacherous playing field . . . especially when not everyone thinks of it as playing. John Flanagan, author of the international phenomenon Ranger's Apprentice, creates a new cast of characters to populate his world of Skandians and Araluens, a world millions of young readers around the world have come to know and admire. Full of seafaring adventures and epic battles, Book 1 of The Brotherband Chronicles is sure to thrill readers of Ranger's Apprentice while enticing a whole new generation just now discovering the books.Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, T.H. White’s The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series, and George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire series. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/4/2012Pages: 464Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/30/2002Pages: 352Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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