On the morning of her sixteenth birthday, Renee Winters was still an ordinary girl. She spent her summers at the beach, had the perfect best friend, and had just started dating the cutest guy at school. No one she'd ever known had died. But all that changes when she finds her parents dead in the Redwood Forest, in what appears to be a strange double murder.After the funeral Renee's wealthy grandfather sends her to Gottfried Academy, a remote and mysterious boarding school in Maine, where she finds herself studying subjects like Philosophy, Latin, and the "Crude Sciences." It's there that she meets Dante Berlin, a handsome and elusive boy to whom she feels inexplicably drawn. As they grow closer, unexplainable things begin to happen, but Renee can't stop herself from falling in love. It's only when she discovers a dark tragedy in Gottfried's past that she begins to wonder if the Academy is everything it seems. Little does she know, Dante is the one hiding a dangerous secret, one that has him fearing for her life.Dead Beautiful is both a compelling romance and thought-provoking read, bringing shocking new meaning to life, death, love, and the nature of the soul. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/21/2010Pages: 464Reading Level: Age 18 and Up
An un-putdownable thriller for fans of Uglies When a crash kills their father and leaves them orphaned, Zel knows she needs to protect her sister, Dyl. But before Zel has a plan, Dyl is taken by strangers using bizarre sensory weapons, and Zel finds herself in a safe house for teens who aren't like any she's ever seen before-teens who shouldn't even exist. Using broken-down technology, her new friends' peculiar gifts, and her own grit, Zel must find a way to get her sister back from the kidnappers who think a powerful secret is encoded in Dyl's DNA. A spiraling, intense, romantic story set in 2150-in a world of automatic cars, nightclubs with auditory ecstasy drugs, and guys with four arms-this is about the human genetic "mistakes" that society wants to forget, and the way that outcasts can turn out to be heroes.
Mater takes to the sky in this full-color Disney/Pixar Cars Toon activity book featuring over 100 reusable stickers from Air Mater, Monster Truck Mater, Moon Mater, and many more! Boys ages 3 to 7 can use the reusable stickers to decorate scenes, complete awesome activities, and more with Mater, Lightning McQueen, and all their wacky friends!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/7/2014Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
There's a fuel bandit on the loose in Radiator Springs. Not only does this mean that the cars will soon be running on fumes, but it also makes it impossible for the town's postal trucks to deliver everyone's Christmas letters to Santa Car! Mater's determined to get his letter to Santa, though. Luckily, Fillmore has just enough of his special Christmas gasoline for Mater and Lightning McQueen to make the trek to the North Pole, while the rest of the town investigates the mysterious missing fuel. But when Mater finally meets Santa Car, he learns that Christmas might actually need to be cancelled this year...unless Mater and McQueen can save the day! This 48-page picture book with foil stamping and embossing on the cover is sure to become a Christmas classic!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/8/2009
It's Easter in Radiator Springs and no one is more excited than Mater. He can't wait for the Easter Buggy to fill his tire with goodiessuch aslugnuts and coolant. But his best friend Lightning McQueen is worried that Mater's holiday will be ruined whenMater wakes up to find that his Easter tire is empty. So Lightning comes up with a planto make sure his pal's dreams aren't dashed.After all, Lightning knows the Easter Buggy isn't real.Right' This adorable picture book featuring everyone's favorite Cars characters has foil on the cover and is perfect for Easter baskets...or tires!Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 1/10/2012 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Oh, no—little tractors are wreaking havoc in Radiator Springs! Can Mater stop them before they cause too much damage? Boys ages 4-6 will love reading about all their favorite characters from Disney/Pixar Cars and Cars 2 on another fun-filled adventure in this Step 2 Step reader. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/7/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Amazing adventures await readers who open this book. Everyone's favorite Disney ,ª?Pixar CARS stars-Lightning McQueen and Mater-are featured in three hilarious tall tales: "Rescue Mater," "El Materdor," and "UFM: Unidentified Flying Mater." Tucked in the back of this book is a giant poster of Lightning McQueen and Mater for kids to decorate with the included reusable stickers. At nearly 2 1/2 feet wide, the poster makes a dramatic wall decoration that fans will treasure.Book Details: Format: Activity Book Publication Date: 6/4/2013 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Mater is up to his old tricks again, with three new tall tales in one fantastic hardcover storybook for boys ages 3 to 7! Mater tells Lightning McQueen how he started a heavy metal band, became a hot-rod racer in Tokyo, and had a close encounter with a UFO! This follow-up to Mater's Tall Tales is a must-have for all fans of Disney-Pixar's Cars and Cars Toons.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/13/2010Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
When a moon buggy gets stuck in a space crater, NASCA needs a tow truck with the right stuff to bring him back to Earth. Now it's up to Mater to save the stranded auto-naut! Withthe voiceof Larry the Cable Guy from from thepopular Cars Toon, Moon Mater, this thrilling read-along brings all the actionto life, complete with sound effects. Readers can turn the pages at the sound of the chime and follow along with the word-for-word narration on the CD!Book Details: Format: Book+CD Publication Date: 1/3/2012 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Chuggington Radio Control Wilson Radio Control Wilson brings the excitement of Chuggington into any home! Features motorized vehicle, easy-to-use radio-frequency controller, and exciting 360-degree spinning action. Works as a "push along" vehicle in off mode.. Product FeaturesFeatures motorized vehicle with 360-degree spinning actionIncludes two-button radio-frequency controller (forward and spin)Works as "push along" toy in off mode27 MHz FrequencyRecommended Ages:3 – 7
Accoutrements Remote Control Zombie Run. Hide. Barricade yourself in the basement of an abandoned farmhouse. This 7-3/4" (19.7 cm) tall, plastic Remote Control Zombie will trudge forward and groan when you activate him by pressing the button on the 2-3/4" (7 cm) long brain-shaped remote. Horrifyingly entertaining. Articulated at the neck, shoulders and hips. Requires three AAA batteries (not included).Recommended Ages:13 and up
Chuggington Radio Control Brewster Radio Control Brewster brings the excitement of Chuggington into any home! Features motorized vehicle, easy-to-use radio-frequency controller, and exciting 360-degree spinning action. Works as a "push along" vehicle in off mode.. Product FeaturesFeatures motorized vehicle with 360-degree spinning actionIncludes two-button radio-frequency controller (forward and spin)Works as "push along" toy in off mode49 MHz FrequencyRecommended Ages:3 – 5
The sequel to Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, a National Book Award Finalist.When Joey Pigza meets his dad for the first time in years, he meets a grown-up version of his old out-of-control self. Carter Pigza is as wired as Joey used to be -- before his stint in special ed, and before he got his new meds. Joey's mom reluctantly agrees that he can stay with his dad for a summer visit, which sends Joey racing with sky-high hopes that he and Carter can finally get to know each other. But as the weeks whirl by, Carter has bigger plans in mind. He decides that just as he has pulled himself up by his own bootstraps, Joey can do the same and become as normal as any kid, without the help of a doctor's prescription. Carter believes Joey can do it and Joey wants to believe him more than anything in the world.Here is the continuation of the acclaimed Joey Pigza story, affirming not only that Joey Pigza is a true original but that it runs in the family. Joey Pigza Loses Control is a 2000 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and a 2001 Newbery Honor Book.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/5/2011Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
July 20, 1969, marked one of the climactic moments in our history? The day Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it is only one piece of a magnificent story. Mission Control, This Is Apollo, by the acclaimed Andrew Chaikin (author of A Man on the Moon, basis of the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon), recounts space history from the Mercury missions through Apollo 17 and beyond. It is illustrated with stunning full-color paintings by astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon with Pete Conrad on Apollo 12 and has devoted his post-NASA life to creating art. Handsome, informative, and dramatic, this is no textbook?it is the tale of humankind's greatest adventure in the last frontier: space.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/28/2009Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Rev up your engines for this unforgettable collection of CARS TOONS starring Mater, the lovable and hilarious tow truck from the hit movie CARS. From the creative minds of Disney-Pixar come nine highly entertaining "Tall Tales" involving bullfights, drag races, rock concerts, monster truck showdowns and even UFOs -- plus, check out the new, never-before-seen CARS TOONS "Mater Private Eye" and "Moon Mater." Join Mater, the heart and soul of Radiator Springs, and all your favorite characters from the world of CARS as they take you on a fun-filled ride that will have your family roaring with laughter! Product Measures: 0.61" x 5.34" x 7.5
Rev up your engines for this unforgettable collection of Cars Toons starring Mater, the lovable and hilarious tow truck from the hit movie Cars. From the creative minds of Disney/Pixar come nine highly entertaining "Tall Tales" involving bullfights, drag races, rock concerts, monster truck showdowns and even UFOs - plus, check out the new, exclusive, never-before-seen Cars Toons Mater Private Eye and Moon Mater. Join Mater, the heart and soul of Radiator Springs, and all your favorite characters from the world of Cars as they take you on a fun-filled ride that will have your family roaring with laughter!Features include: -MPAA Rating: NR -Format: Blu-Ray-Runtime: 38 minutes
When Mater visits a town full of airplanes, he decides to become the world's first flying tow truck! With the voice of Larry the Cable Guy from the popular Cars Toons series, this thrilling read-along brings all the action to life, complete with music and sound effects. Young readers can turn the page at the sound of the chime to follow along with Mater's high flying adventure!Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/25/2012 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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