Be there from the beginning of Max's story with this sleek and sophisticated boxed set featuring newly redesigned series covers.Gift set includes:The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride #1)School's Out--Forever (Maximum Ride #2)Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports (Maximum Ride #3)Gift set also includes a bonus teaser with an exclusive excerpt from Angel (Maximum Ride #7) and a Witch & Wizard teaser!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/12/2010Pages: 1392Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
In James Patterson's blockbuster series, fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what it's like to soar above the world. She and all the members of the "flock"--Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel--are just like ordinary kids--only they have wings and can fly. It may seem like a dream come true to some, but their lives can morph into a living nightmare at any time...like when Angel, the youngest member of the flock, is kidnapped and taken back to the "School" where she and the others were experimented on by a crew of wack jobs. Her friends brave a journey to blazing hot Death Valley, CA, to save Angel, but soon enough, they find themselves in yet another nightmare--this one involving fighting off the half-human, half-wolf "Erasers" in New York City. Whether in the treetops of Central Park or in the bowels of the Manhattan subway system, Max and her adopted family take the ride of their lives. Along the way Max discovers from her old friend and father-figure Jeb--now her betrayed and greatest enemy--that her purpose is save the world--but can she?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2007Pages: 464Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
In MAXIMUM RIDE: SAVING THE WORLD AND OTHER EXTREME SPORTS, the time has arrived for Max and her winged "Flock" to face their ultimate enemy and discover their original purpose: to defeat the takeover of "Re-evolution", a sinister experiment to re-engineer a select population into a scientifically superior master race...and to terminate the rest. Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman, and Angel have always worked together to defeat the forces working against them--but can they save the world when they are torn apart, living in hiding and captivity, halfway across the globe from one another?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2008Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Being a kid with wings--constantly on the run--has never been easy, and Max and her flock are getting tenser than ever. First, on a trip to Africa, they meet a mysterious billionaire whose intense scrutiny of the flock makes her fear the worst. Then, a cryptic message from a young girl arrives, warning them "The sky will fall." And as if an impending apocalypse weren't bad enough, canny birdkid Angel makes a dire prophecy about Max's soul mate: Fang will be the first to die.Max's desperate desire to protect Fang brings the two closer than ever. But can the team weather the storm, or will the turmoil rip them apart for the last time?Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/15/2010Pages: 336Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Hold on tight for the wildest ride yet as Max and the flock take on global warming--Earth's biggest threat--in this #1 New York Times bestselling series. Maximum Ride and the other members of the flock are just like ordinary kids--only they have wings and can fly. It seems like a dream come true...until they're hunted by the world's nastiest villains. Max returns in a chilling adventure unlike any other. Safe havens for the six highly-sought-after winged kids have become increasingly hard to find, so the flock takes refuge in Antarctica with a team of environmentalists studying the effects of global warming. In this remote wilderness--whether pursued by corrupt governments, bioengineered bad-guys, or the harsh forces of nature--survival of the fittest takes a new twist!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2008Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
What better diversion for a rainy day? The cup of imagination overflows for a family of spirited pups in this comical picture book from Leslie Patricelli.It’s a rainy day, and the Patterson puppies have run out of things to do. If only it were sunny and warm, they could go to the beach! But then Petra gets an idea. Indoor beach party! Buckets! A blue-carpet ocean! The surfing and undersea diving are a blast, until . . . mom and dad appear on the shore. Uh-oh! Will a mop-brigade party be as much fun? Rambunctious pups are sure to relate to this cautionary tale — and be eager to dive right in.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/10/2009Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
These delightful new additions to the Little Blessings line help young children understand two more basic truths about God and Jesus. Why Is There a Cross? tackles the difficult subject of Christ's death. This read-to-me book for children ages 3-6 explains both the how and the why of Christ's death in simple words and pictures that communicate the wonder of his sacrifice. Is God Always with Me? introduces children ages 3-6 to the idea that God is a part of their everyday lives. This read-to-me book with beautiful illustrations and pleasant rhyming verses conveys the comforting truth that God is with us wherever we go, no matter what.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/9/2005Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Kendall loves her life in small town Cryer's Cross, Montana, but she also longs for something more. She knows the chances of going to school in New York are small, but she's not the type to give up easily. Even though it will mean leaving Nico, the world's sweetest boyfriend, behind. But when Cryer's Cross is rocked by unspeakable tragedy, Kendall shoves her dreams aside and focuses on just one goal: help find her missing friends. Even if it means spending time with the one boy she shouldn't get close to... the one boy who makes her question everything she feels for Nico. Determined to help and to stay true to the boy she's always loved, Kendall keeps up the search--and stumbles upon some frightening local history. She knows she can't stop digging, but Kendall is about to find out just how far the townspeople will go to keep their secrets buried.... “Cryer’s Cross is an eerie, gripping, totally addictive, breathtaking whirl of a book with an ending that left me haunted for days. Lisa McMann has done it again—this book is unputdownable! --Alyson NoËl, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Immortals series. "A brilliant, engaging, scary piece of fiction. Every word had me sliding closer to the edge of my seat and gripping the cover tighter and tighter. There are books in the world that make you question your reality and the things that go bump in the night--this is one of them." --Heather Brewer, New York Times bestselling author of the Chronicles of Vladmir Tod seriesBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/6/2011Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
Debbie is wishing something would happen. Something good. To her. Soon. In the meantime, Debbie loses a necklace and finds a necklace (and boy does the necklace have a story to tell), she goes jeans shopping with her mother (an accomplishment in diplomacy), she learns to drive shift in a truck (illegally), she saves a life (directly connected to being able to drive, thus proving something), she takes a bus ride to another town (in order to understand what it feels like to be from "elsewhere"), she meets a boy (who truly is from "elsewhere"), but mostly she hangs out with her friends: Patty, Hector, Lenny, and Phil. Their paths cross. Their stories crisscross. And in Lynne Rae Perkins's remarkable book, a girl and her wish grow up. Illustrated throughout with blackandwhite pictures, comics, and photographs by the author. Ages 10+Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/30/2005Pages: 337Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Petra is afraid of the monster that comes out in the dark. Luckily her very supportive — and very spirited — siblings find a way to turn fear into fun!Every night, in the middle of the night, Petra wakes up. She’s afraid of the dark. She’s afraid of the noises. But most of all, she afraid of the monster. Her brothers and sister always sleep all night long, and Mama and Papa tell Petra she’ll be just fine. But Petra is still scared, so Andy, Penelope, and Zack decide to help her out. Will a T. rex scare the monster away? A magic wand? Sixteen favorite stuffed animals? What could possibly placate a hungry monster in the middle of the night?Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/11/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Set in an experimental community on Mars in the year 2039, the Robot Wars series features 14-year-old virtual reality specialist Tyce Sanders. Life on the red planet is not always easy, but it is definitely exciting. Tyce finds that the mysteries of the planet point to his greatest discovery'a new relationship with God. He talks about his growing faith and curiosity in a manner that kids can relate to. Each book contains two exciting adventures. In the first adventure of Double Cross, Tyce makes a startling discovery-one that could change life for everyone in the universe. That is, if Tyce lives to uncover the truth. In the second adventure, a deadly comet catapults toward Mars. Can Tyce figure out how to stop it before it destroys the colony? Robot Wars is a repackaged and updated version of Mars Diaries. There are now five books in the series; each book contains two stories. These new books contain a foreword about how far science has brought us.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/14/2009Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Hello Kitty Cute Cross-Stitch Kit offers a modern twist on classic crafting. With five colored skeins, two needles, two patterns, and an instruction book, Hello Kitty fans will have all of the necessary tools to make a series of delightfully fun cross-stitch projects.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/22/2011Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
H "Avi's plot is engineered for maximum thrills, with twists, turns, and treachery aplenty. . . . A page-turner to delight Avi's fans, it will leave readers hoping for a sequel."-Publishers Weekly (starred review) H " . . . [T]he book is a page-turner from beginning to end . . . [A] meticulously crafted story, full of adventure, mystery, and action." -School Library Journal (starred review) "Historical fiction at its finest."-VOYABook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/29/2002Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
H "Avi's plot is engineered for maximum thrills, with twists, turns, and treachery aplenty. . . . A page-turner to delight Avi's fans, it will leave readers hoping for a sequel."-Publishers Weekly (starred review) H " . . . [T]he book is a page-turner from beginning to end . . . [A] meticulously crafted story, full of adventure, mystery, and action." -School Library Journal (starred review) "Historical fiction at its finest."-VOYABook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/1/2004Pages: 320Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
We all know the joke. We've all told it. Kids love to tell it over and over and over again, with as many different punch lines as possible. And now we've found out that famous award-winning artists love to tell the joke too—and they have some wacky and downright hilarious ideas about why that chicken really did cross the road. Mo Willems's chicken confesses his motives to a police officer; David Shannon's chicken can drive a car; Marla Frazee's chicken is looking for a more luxurious coop; and Harry Bliss's chicken encounters aliens. And this is just the beginning. One thing is for sure—you won't cross this book without a good laugh!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/21/2006Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
After staking out, obtaining, and then being forced to give up her first boyfriend, Josh, all Cammie Morgan wants is a peaceful semester. But that's easier said than done when you're a CIA legacy and go to the premier school in the world . . . for spies.Cammie may have a genius I.Q., but there are still a lot of things she doesn't know. Like, will her ex-boyfriend even remember she exists? And how much trouble is she really in after what happened last semester? And most of all, why is her mother acting so strangely?Despite Cammie's best intentions to be a normal student, danger seems to follow her. She and her friends learn that their school is going to play host to some mysterious guests--code name: Blackthorne. Then she's blamed for a security breach that leaves the school's top secret status at risk.Soon, Cammie and her friends are crawling through walls and surveilling the school to learn the truth about Blackthorne and clear Cammie's name. Even though they have confidence in their spy skills, this time the targets are tougher (and hotter), and the stakes for Cammie's heart--and her beloved school--are higher than ever.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/23/2008 Pages: 256 Reading Level: Age 11 and Up
Amelia is about to learn a lot about herself, and it starts when her science teacher asks her to write an article about the unexpected results of her science fair project. After Amelia completes the article and turns it in, Sadie, her notebook-snooping science project partner, is furious that Amelia didn’t consult her and calls her…mean names! How will she cope? With entertaining quizzes to take throughout, readers journey along with Amelia as she searches for a way to discover who she truly is—by turning to her trusty notebook, of course!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/23/2010Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Sutton Mercer had it all but when she pushed someone too far there were deadly consequences. Now, Sutton watches from beyond the grave as her long-lost twin sister, Emma, assumes her identity in order to track down Sutton's killer. Filling Sutton's designer shoes has its risks though, and Emma quickly learns that one misstep could be her last. When Emma uncovers a dark family secret she realizes that Sutton's killer may be someone from Emma's own past. The next installment in the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Lying Game series delivers suspenseful action, to-die-for lifestyles, magnetic characters, and a brutal shock as Emma discovers something crucial about the night Sutton died. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/4/2014Pages: 352Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
It's Alex Kim's fourth year at Camp Lakeview, so there's nothing mysteriousabout her. Everyone knows that she's a star athlete and an all-around leader, and if they don't, never-shy Alex will be more than happy to fill them in. But Alex is holding something back this summer, and her friends are beginning to notice. Can they figure out what's been bothering their friend before the summer ends? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/23/2005Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
MY ABC BOOKSave your ABCs!A charming keepsake book to preserve your preschooler's first experience with reading and letter recognition!Filled with eye-catching stickers, punchouts and artwork. Create an activity for "A", a birthday bash for "B" and a celebration for "C"! Contains a 26-page ABC book (10" x 10" / 25.4 cm x 25.4 cm), glue stick, 6 markers, 545 stickers and paper shapes, colored tape and picture instructions.Features:Create 20 crafts!
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