It's a great honor to introduce the latest creation by cooperative game master, Matt Leacock. There are so many things we love about this unique game: from the rich illustrations, to the collaborative nature of play, to the innovative set of rules, to the infinite possibilities generated by the tiles and cards. Don't be surprised if your pulse starts pounding faster soon after you start playing; it's a game that instantly generates an electrifying atmosphere of tension and excitement. Dare to discover Forbidden Island. Join a team of fearless adventurers on a do-or-die mission to capture four sacred treasures from the ruins of this perilous paradise. Your team will have to work together and make some pulse-pounding maneuvers, as the island will sink beneath every step. Race to collect the treasures and make a triumphant escape before you are swallowed into the watery abyss.Features include: Join a team of fearless adventurers on a do-or-die mission to capture four sacred treasures from the ruins of this perilous paradise 2 to 4 players Strategic thinking, problem solving and cooperation required Recommended Ages: 10 years & up Playing time: 30 minutes
This spectacular repackaged bind-up of a beloved trilogy begins with a board game. What was supposed to be an evening of celebration with friends, fun, and games becomes a night of danger, drama, and obsessive love. Because when Jenny, her boyfriend, Tom, and their friends begin to play the Game, it comes to life. Suddenly they are in a dark world where Julian, the gorgeous guy who sold Jenny the Game, rules as Prince of the Shadows. Julian makes their darkest nightmares realities-and he will do anything to claim the beautiful Jenny as his prize. The Game is real, and the only way to win is to face your most secret fears. You cannot quit-to lose the Game is to lose your life. And that is just the beginning....Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/8/2010 Pages: 768 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
She should not exist. He should not love her. Claire Brennan has been attending Emerson Academy for two years now (the longest she and her mom have remained anywhere) and shes desperate to stay put for the rest of high school. So theres no way shes going to tell her mom about the psychic visions shes been having or the creepy warnings that shes in danger. Alec MacKenzie is fed up with his duties to watch and, when necessary, eliminate the descendants of his angelic forefathers. He chose Emerson as the ideal hiding place where he could be normal for once. He hadnt factored Claire into his plans. . . . Their love is forbidden, going against everything Alec has been taught to believe. But when the reason behind Claires unusual powers is revealed and the threat to her life becomes clear, how far will Alec go to protect her? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/24/2012Pages: 416Reading Level: Age 13 and Up
Seventeen-year-old Lochan and sixteen-year-old Maya have always felt more like friends than siblings. Together they have stepped in for their alcoholic, wayward mother to take care of their three younger siblings. As defacto parents to the little ones, Lochan and Maya have had to grow up fast. And the stress of their lives--and the way they understand each other so completely--has also also brought them closer than two siblings would ordinarily be. So close, in fact, that they have fallen in love. Their clandestine romance quickly blooms into deep, desperate love. They know their relationship is wrong and cannot possibly continue. And yet, they cannot stop what feels so incredibly right. As the novel careens toward an explosive and shocking finale, only one thing is certain: a love this devastating has no happy ending.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/28/2011Pages: 464Reading Level: Age 16 and Up
Introducing an addition to the acclaimed Mini Masters series. This engaging board book features beautiful works of art paired with playful, rhyming text. In On an Island with Gauguin, the artist's Tahitian paintings transport mini art lovers to a lush, colorful island where they can join in the celebration of island life. This unique book will enchant toddlers with Gauguin's dramatic works.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/23/2007Pages: 22Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Classic fantasy debut with lavish gift appeal, perfect for any reader, but especially for fans of Coraline and Inkheart When Alice's father goes down in a shipwreck, she is sent to live with her uncle Geryon-an uncle she's never heard of and knows nothing about. He lives in an enormous manor with a massive library that is off-limits to Alice. But then she meets a talking cat. And even for a rule-follower, when a talking cat sneaks you into a forbidden library and introduces you to an arrogant boy who dares you to open a book, it's hard to resist. Especially if you're a reader to begin with. Soon Alice finds herself INSIDE the book, and the only way out is to defeat the creature imprisoned within. It seems Geryon is more than he says he is. But then, so is Alice.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/15/2014Pages: 373Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Poolmaster Ring-A-Ding-Ding Island, Lucky 7 Game It's two products in one. Colorful 25" rings made of durable 14 gauge vinyl are all welded together to make one fun Ring-A-Ding-Ding Island, but flip it over and enjoy playing the Lucky 7 Game. Game comes complete with 7 foam balls in bright yellow and red. Game play is simple - Players get 7 tries to score by tossing a ball into each ring. Perimeter rings score 1 point and the center ring scores the Lucky 7 points. 13 total points available, but use your imagination and create your own rules. Made of durable 14 gauge vinyl, this 2-IN-1 product exceeds the fun factor.
Many of North America’s most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these boardbooks designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for the continent’s natural and cultural wonders. Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured area’s attractions and rhythmic language guides children through the passage of both a single day and the four seasons while saluting the iconic aspects of each place.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 6/13/2008Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
The Game of Light (Board Book)The Game of Light is an inventive game of storytelling with shadows. Part of a bright and lively series of board books that work like a game. Full color.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/30/2011Pages: 14Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Part of a bright and lively series of board books that work like a game, "The Game of Patterns" is a bright, interactive game of spot the difference. Full color.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/30/2011Pages: 14Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
The Game of Sculpture The first truly interactive book about sculpture for children that enables them to create their own unique piece of art. A wildly imaginative and creative book from the series of board books that work like a game from bestselling illustrator, Herve Tullet.
The Game in the Dark A glow-in-the-dark book that will bring the universe to life! Travel to the moon, dance with the stars, bounce around the universe - from your own home. Part of a bright and lively series of board books that work like a game from bestselling illustrator, Herve Tullet
Conquer the challenges and Capture the Grid in this game of wit, creativity and skill! This on-the-go hands-on learning resource for ages 8 and up is perfect for parents and teachers. This action-packed game will have children racing to complete all the zany challenges to win the game! Players can also work in teams to complete missions to allow them to capture spaces on the grid. The team with the most spaces once the grid is full wins the game. Games are an ideal resource for small-group activities, hands-on learning, and basic skill reinforcement at home, on-the-go, or in the classroom. Includes 1 game board, 128 challenge cards, 192 token cards, and 1-minute sand timer. 4-8 players. Brighter Child Games provide children with specific challenges that are fun, clever, and engaging. The games offer hands-on applications for the classroom, home, or on the go. Bright, colorful game boards and game pieces will instantly grab children's attention. The simple, yet fun and creative, game play will keep children engaged for hours. Games also foster vital social skills and teamwork, and help children master visual perception and hand-eye coordination. The unique look, compact packaging, and educational focus also make these games perfect gifts! Book Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 1/9/2013Pages: 322Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Can you keep a secret? Who will you be in You Who?, a mystery guessing game for ages 6 and up. Go undercover and be the first to the finish without being discovered to complete your mission! Great for small groups in classroom settings, at home, or on the go, You Who? will keep children playing, interacting, and learning for hours! Games are an ideal resource for small-group activities, hands-on learning, and basic skill reinforcement. Includes game board, 12 character cards, 4 character cheat sheets, 80 object cards, 4 game pieces and 1 die. 2-4 players.Brighter Child Games provide children with specific challenges that are fun, clever, and engaging. The games offer hands-on applications for the classroom, home, or on the go. Bright, colorful game boards and game pieces will instantly grab children's attention. The simple, yet fun and creative, game play will keep children engaged for hours. Games also foster vital social skills and teamwork, and help children master visual perception and hand-eye coordination. The unique look, compact packaging, and educational focus also make these games perfect gifts! Book Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 1/9/2013Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Mindware Qwirkle Board Game Qwirkle is as simple as matching colors and shapes, but also requires tactical maneuvers and well-planned strategy. Earn points by building rows and columns of blocks that share a common shape or color. Look for opportunities to score big by placing a tile that touches multiple pieces with matching attributes. The player with the most points wins! Why You'll Love It: The simple setup makes this an instant favorite for younger kids, while older players will enjoy strategizing to win. Age: 6 and up Features- For 2 to 4 players- Playing time approximately 45 minutes- Winner of Parent's Choice Gold Award and Mensa National Competition- A fun twist on Scrabble and matching games- A great introduction to strategy games- Fun for players of all ages Includes: 108 wooden blocks Recommended Ages:6 and up
This gripping mystery, spiked with math clues, follows quirky outcasts Lady Di and Tom Jones as they try to save their woebegone island community. In their trailer park next to the Folsom Energy Plant, people have started to vanish, and no one seems to care. At first the kids barely notice the disappearances themselves—until their beloved math tutor, Mrs. Clarke, is abducted too. Mrs. Clarke has left them clues to her whereabouts in the form of equations that lead them all over the trailer park, through hidden tunnels under nearby “Mount Trashmore,” and into the Folsom Energy Plant itself, where Lady Di and Tom Jones and a gang of other misfits uncover the sordid truth about what’s really happening on their island. Readers “will be swept up in the fast talk and exciting action” (Booklist) of this “inheritor of The Westing Game” (Kirkus) that is sure to make math lovers of even the most determined number-phobes.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2011Pages: 288Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Marije and Ronald Tolman conquered the world with their fairy-tale like pictures of The Tree House. The golden father-daughter team that won important awards for The Tree House again create a world without words of its own, with a polar bear’s dreamy road trip along awe-inspiring islands and colorful animal friends.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
It all begins when Wade Kaplan receives a strange, coded email from his uncle Henry, shortly before the old man's sudden and suspicious death. He sets off for Germany to attend the funeral with his father, Roald, and his three friends Darrell, Lily, and Becca, only to discover that Uncle Henry left them yet another baffling message that they suspect is the key to figuring out how and why he died. The message leads to a clue, which sends them to a dark and creepy family tomb. The more clues they discoverfarther they travel down a treacherous path toward an ancient, guarded secret that could threaten the fate of humanity. Soon, they are in a breathless race across the globe, running for their lives as a ruthless shadow organization chases them around every corner. Their only hope of saving themselves-and the world that they know-is to find twelve magical relics from a hidden past that will unlock the Copernicus Legacy. The Forbidden Stone is the beginning of Tony Abbott's epic new series, a thrilling adventure packed with puzzles, intrigue, and action. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/7/2014Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Her name is Omakayas, or Little Frog, because her first step was a hop, and she lives on an island in Lake Superior.It is 1850, and the lives of the Ojibwe have returned to a familiar rhythm: they build their birchbark houses in the summer, go to the ricing camps in the fall to harvest and feast, and move to their cozy cedar log cabins near the town of LaPointe before the first snows. The satisfying routines of Omakayas's days are interrupted by a surprise visit from a group of desperate and mysterious people. From them, she learns that all their lives may drastically change. The chimookomanag, or white people, want Omakayas and her people to leave their island in Lake Superior and move farther west. Omakayas realizes that something so valuable, so important that she never knew she had it in the first place, is in danger: Her home. Her way of life. In this captivating sequel to National Book Award nominee The Birchbark House, Louise Erdrich continues the story of Omakayas and her family.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/26/2005Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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