Joshs game is about to change. So is his life. Josh is still fl ying high from his teams tournament win at Cooperstown when his parents start talking about a divorce. Now his dad is challenging him to play the best of the best at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. But does he just want to get Josh out of the way? Two things are sure: His fathers new girlfriend, Diane, is looking to make some changes, and Josh is determined to get her and her terrible son out of his life. With help from Benji and Jaden, Josh races to get the facts that can keep his family together. Suspense builds as Josh fi nds it hard to concentrate on the game and make the winning plays that will lead his team to victory. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/21/2012Pages: 288Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Best friends make the most dangerous enemies.In this thrilling conclusion to the Wereworld saga, secrets are finally revealed, truths come to light, and alliances are tested. While the war between the Catlords and the Wolf embroils the Seven Realms in chaos, Drew must take his final stand against the man who has become Lyssia's deadliest villain: his own best friend, the Boarlord Hector, whose powers of dark magick are raging out of control.
IN 1974, AFTER SUFFERING rejections from seven major publishers, The Chocolate War made its debut. An uncompromising portrait of conformity and corruption, it quickly became a bestselling—and provocative—classic for young adults.“Masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well crafted, well timed, suspenseful.”—The New York Times Book Review“The characterizations of all the boys are superb.”—School Library Journal, Starred“Compellingly immediate. . . . Readers will respect the uncompromising ending.”—Kirkus Reviews, StarredAn ALA Best Books for Young AdultsA School Library Journal Best Books of the YearA Kirkus Reviews ChoiceA New York Times Outstanding Books of the YearBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/14/2004Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
As soon as Cybil grins and crosses her eyes at Simon, he's in love. But the road to Cybil's heart is bumpy--mainly because of Simon's best friend, Tony, whose outrageous lies keep Cybil and Simon apart. "Young love, fifth-grade variety, portrayed with warmth and humor and that extra, penetrating touch one expects of Byars."--Kirkus Reviews. 10 illustrations.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/1990Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Chris can’t wait to return to Pine Haven Camp and reunite with her camp BFF Maggie, except for one little snag—this summer, her BFF from home, Devon, is coming to Pine Haven for the first time. Chris loves both of her friends, but she knows they’re like night and day, and she just hopes they’ll get along somehow. Unfortunately, it’s hate at first sight when Maggie and Devon meet, and soon enough Chris is caught right in the middle. How will Chris salvage the summer she’d hoped for without losing both of her best friends for good?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/6/2010Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Based on a true account of a football game played between the German and English troops in no-man's land on Christmas Day in 1914 during World War I, this book tells the story of four young men who have recently enlisted and have found that war is not as glamorous as they had once thought. The young men get to realize their dream of playing football for England when the English and German sides hold a ceasefire on Christmas Day and they play a friendly game against one another. This special new edition with beautiful color artwork is a touching and emotive story for children and adults to treasure.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/1/2006Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Math war is an exciting way for children to learn their multiplication table while having fun. Players take turns laying down cards and giving the answer to the problem on their card.Book Details:Format: CardsPublication Date: 9/1/1998Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Math War is an exciting way for children to learn simple addition and subtraction equations while having fun. Players take turns laying down cards and giving the answer to the problem on their card. The highest correct answer takes the trick.Book Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 12/1/1999Pages: 52Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Gears of War 2 is the highly anticipated sequel to the 5 million-selling blockbuster action game, and one of the most popular Xbox 360 games in history.Features include: -Jaw-dropping visuals -Engaging story-New gameplay features-New and updated weapons-Co-op campaign
This collection brings 25 of the world's greatest dice games to your fingertips with letter dice, poker dice, bowling dice, and more.Instructions and Scorepads Included.Includes 5 Types of DiceClassic and New Games
Now more than ever, kids want to know about our country's great struggles during World War II. This book is packed with information that kids will find fascinating, from Hitler's rise to power in 1933 to the surrender of the Japanese in 1945. Much more than an ordinary history book, it is filled with excerpts from actual wartime letters written to and by American and German troops, personal anecdotes from people who lived through the war in the United States, Germany, Britain, Russia, Hungary, and Japan, and gripping stories from Holocaust survivors-all add a humanizing global perspective to the war. This collection of 21 activities shows kids how it felt to live through this monumental period in history. They will play a rationing game or try the butter extender recipe to understand the everyday sacrifices made by wartime families. They will try their hands at military strategy in coastal defense, break a code, and play a latitude and longitude tracking game. Whether growing a victory garden or staging an adventure radio program, kids will appreciate the hardships and joys experienced on the home front.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2002Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Discover life in America during the Revolutionary War with dozens of exciting projects, games, and recipes.Step back in time to 1776 America and visit with the Logan family on their farm in Virginia, and the Wentworths at their inn in Philadelphia. Join eleven-year-old Joshua Logan and twelve-year-old Peggy Wentworth as they share the excitement, adventure, and hard work of Revolutionary War days. Let Joshua and Peggy show you how to play their favorite games, cook up yummy recipes, and even make cool toys and crafts!Learn to make a pair of comfy moccasins, design your own flag, play the exciting game of Siege, and taste the scrumptious flavors of the time by baking your own cranberry nut bread or delicious Independence Day shortcake. Brimming with authentic sights, tastes, and activities, Revolutionary War Days will bring the past to vivid life and take you on an exhilarating journey into a fascinating time in American history.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/14/2001Pages: 116Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Introducing Now I'm Reading! Games, which bring together the joy of playing and the excitement of learning. Each hands-on, interactive set teaches and builds essential reading and math readiness skills. The unique combination of book and game will provide children with endless opportunities for skill-based learning, creative discovery and fun! The numbers are at war! One thinks he's bugger than Two. Three thinks he's greater than Four. Only wise Zero knows that nothing good can come of all this division. Kids will have fun rhyming as they practice number-comparison skills in this twist on the classic card game War.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 5/1/2008Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
American Kids in History?(TM) Dozens of projects and activities that will take you back to the days of the American Civil War Travel back to 1862 and spend a year with the Wheelers, an African American family in New York City, and the Parkhursts, a white family in Charleston, South Carolina, Eleven-year-old Emily Parkhurst and twelve-year-old Timothy Wheeler are eager to share the fun, adventure, and hard work of their daily lives. Along the way, they'll show you how to play the games they play and make the toys and crafts they make. Make your own apple pandowdy and whip up a batch of tasty gingerbread. Send top-secret messages in Morse code, gather materials for crafting evergreen wreaths and pinecone turkeys,and sculpt a miniature sheep out of homemade clay dough. Play the exciting African game of mankala--that is, if you have time after making your own potato-print wrapping paper, papier-mache bowl, and marzipan decorations. Civil War Days is filled with interesting historical information and facts about growing up in days gone by. Discover how different--and how similar--life was for American kids in history. Watch for Victorian Days, the next exciting book in the American Kids in History?(TM) series! Also available: Pioneer Days, Colonial Days, and Wild West Days For Children Ages 8 to 1 2Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/11/1999Pages: 98Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The final book in Lasky's best-selling animal series.The strange, maniacal blue owl known as the Striga has been rousted from the Great Ga'Hoole Tree. Nyra, leader of the vicious Pure Ones, is either dead or laying low in some distant land,leaving the tree finally at peace. As if fed by an invisible spring, learning and the lively arts flourish at the great tree and spread throughout the owl kingdoms.But unbeknowst to the Guardians, in a long-empty cave deep in the Northern Kingdoms two ruthless villains join forces to conjure an ancient evil, an evil that will do their bidding and wreak havoc on the world.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/1/2008Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Ronde and Tiki are a team. They are twins, they are each other's best friends and biggest fans, and they play on the same football team, the Cave Spring Vikings. Ronde is #21 and Tiki is #22, always side by side. Tiki has had seven long touch-down runs this season, and Ronde is proud of his brother, but he can't help feeling a little down when Tiki gets all the glory. If Ronde hadn't been leading the way with his blocks, Tiki wouldn't have been clear to score. Ronde thinks nobody notices the guy who blocks; they only notice the guy who scores. Will the day ever come when Ronde will get his chance? Written by two NFL superstars, this story of perseverance and teamwork will inspire. Barry Root's glowing illustrations bring to life all the excitement and energy of a great game and a team working together.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/30/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Some Girls Just Have To Be The Best At Everything. If any two girls know about being the best, it's Heather Fox and Jasmine King. Just ask them; they'll be happy to tell you. But every girl knows that there can only be one "best." Can Sasha keep the girls from turning the arena into a war zone and still snag a spot on the coveted Youth Equestrian National Team? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/20/2009Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
German-American Louise Kessler, 14, starts a scrapbook when her best friend, Dottie Masuoka, leaves for the Japanese internment camps. Louise’s scrapbook includes items from her life “on the home front as well as Dottie’s letters and drawings from the internment camp. Together, their intertwined stories tell of a friendship that even war cannot tear apart.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2010Pages: 92Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Frances doesn't think her little sister, Gloria, can be her friend. But when Frances's friend Albert has a no-girls baseball game, Frances shows him a thing or two about friendship—and a thing or two about what girls can do. Along the way, Frances discovers that sisters can indeed be friends . . . maybe even best friends. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/27/2009Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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