Every Christmas, the animals in the forest receive hand-made gifts from Santa, but no one has ever seen him. On Christmas Eve, the animals begin to speculate as to who Santa is. At midnight, they find their answer. (Ages 3-5)
This unconventional read-aloud is just as the title suggests: a book with no pictures. However it is also a book with one important rule--each word on the page must be read aloud no matter how silly or outrageous. This book is guaranteed to give a case of the giggles to anyone lucky enough to have it read to them. (Ages 4-8)
Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, striking illustrations makes Firebird perfect for aspiring ballerinas. A young girl whose confidence is fragile is shown that through faith in herself, hard work, and dedication she can become Firebird. (Ages 6-10)
Set on a very busy street in New York City, in two very tiny apartments, two neighbors who don't know each other go about their daily business all alone without any help, until one night jazz music brings them together. (Ages 5-8)
A spunky little girl gives detailed instructions on how best to keep a grandma occupied during an overnight visit. Each page resonates with the warmth and the love this little girl and her grandma share, and the “how-to” format is sure to engage children and caregivers alike. (Ages 5-8)
Five friends live in a black and white world filled with only numbers. These numbers provide a sense of order, but the friends want something more. Soon, they invent letters, and their surroundings begin to fill with color and excitement. (Ages 5-6)
Quiet haikus written by Santa Claus are gift-wrapped in lovely folk-inspired, jewel-toned spreads. From December 1 to December 25, he shares seasonal selections that capture the spirit of the holidays and the activities at the North Pole. (Ages 5-9)
This picture-book biography of America's first woman doctor takes readers back to the 1840’s when girls were only supposed to become wives and mothers, or maybe teachers, or seamstresses. Stone presents the story of a girl who is sure to inspire aspiring young female doctors. (Ages 6-7)
Fans of Amulet have been eagerly awaiting volume 6! Navin and his classmates journey to Lucien, a city ravaged by war and plagued by mysterious creatures, where they search for a beacon essential to their fight against the Elf King. (Amulet Book 6)
Margaret O'Malley's father has just been sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit. In the same town 70 years earlier, a miners' strike led to another murder and another falsely accused man. The O'Malleys' forbidden ability to time travel might save everyone or no one, but Margaret is desperate enough to try.
Gandhi is internationally recognized as a symbol of hope, peace, and freedom. Other titles in this tremendously popular series include: Who Was Elvis? Who Was Nelson Mandela? Who Was Clara Barton? Who is Dolly Parton? Who is Muhammand Ali? and many more.
Macallan and Levi are best friends from the first day they meet in seventh grade, but over the years their close friendship keeps interfering with their dating life because everyone else regards them as a couple.
An impoverished Russian country girl Elena Rudina and the aristocratic Ekatrina meet and set in motion an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and the witch Baba Yaga.
Isla has had a crush on classmate Josh since their freshman year at the School of America in Paris, but after a chance encounter over the summer in Manhattan they return to France for their senior year where they are forced to confront challenges every young couple in love must face.
Ghosts? Monsters? Murderers? Looks like it’s a case for R.F. Jackaby, turn-of-the-century paranormal investigator! When Abigail Rook signs on to be Jackaby’s assistant, she has no idea what kind of strange things she and her eccentric boss will stumble upon as they track down a gruesome serial killer in this witty, creepy story.
Shy feels guilty leaving his family alone by taking a summer job aboard a cruise ship, but he gets great tips from the rich passengers and knows his family can use the money. Then the deadly Romero Disease spreads to California and a tsunami destroys the cruise ship, leaving Shy stranded. If he can get home, will there be anything to go home to?
Quiet Emily's sociable and daring best friend, Sloane, has disappeared leaving nothing but a random list of bizarre tasks for her to complete, and with unexpected help from popular classmate Frank Porter, Emily gives them a try.
Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer.
Adelina Amouteru survived the blood fever, a deadly illness that killed many, but left others with strange markings and supernatural powers. Cast out by her family, Adelina joins the secret society of the Young Elites and discovers her own dangerous abilities.