Spies Of World War I : An Interactive History Adventure
“Explores various perspectives on espionage in World War I. The reader’s choices reveal the historical details”–
All Rise For The Honorable Perry T Cook
“Eleven-year-old Perry was born and raised by his mom at the Blue River Co-ed Correctional Facility in tiny Surprise, Nebraska. His mom is a resident on Cell Block C, and so far Warden Daugherty has made it possible for them to be together. That is, until a new district attorney discovers the truth–and Perry is removed from the facility and forced into a foster home. When Perry moves to the “outside” world, he feels trapped. Desperate to be reunited with his mom, Perry goes on a quest for answers about her past crime. As he gets closer to the truth, he will discover that love makes people resilient no matter where they come from .. but can he find a way to tell everyone what home truly means?” —
The Castle In The Mist
“Sent for the summer to their aunt’s sleepy village in the English countryside, Tess and Max find the key to a castle hidden from time and learn that wishes can come true, if they wish carefully”–
Twelve-year-old Jonathan Grisby has been sent to the Slabhenge Reformatory School for Troubled Boys, a former lunatic asylum which is currently run by a sadist who enjoys punishing the boys and setting them against each other; but when a lightning strike kills all the adults the boys find themselves suddenly free–and trapped on Scar Island which seems to be sinking into the ocean.
Ms Joni Is A Phony
On picture day at Ella Mentry School, the strange new photographer wants to turn A.J. into a supermodel and the Picture Day Zombie makes an appearance.
Stella discovers that her new glasses are magic, allowing her to see the knit-knotters–night sprites that are flitting around town tyeing knots in children’s hair so they need haircuts–and when a conversation with one of them, Trixie, reveals the reason, Stella comes up with a plan to deal with the mischievous fairies.
Stella hopes to use her magic glasses to see the Tooth Fairy, but instead she sees Piper, the Tooth Bandit, a type of night sprite that steals the coins left for children and uses them to decorate their scooters–so Stella comes up with a different kind of decoration for the bandits.
Book Uncle And Me
Every day, nine-year-old Yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library next to her apartment building. But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something. But what can she do? The local elections are coming up but she’s just a kid. She can’t even vote! Still, Yasmin has friends — her best friend, Reeni, and Anil, who even has a black belt in karate. And she has grownup family and neighbors who, no matter how
preoccupied they are, care about what goes on in their community. Then Yasmin remembers a story that Book Uncle selected for her. It’s an old folktale about a flock of doves trapped in a hunter’s net. The birds realize that if they all flap their wings at the same time, they can lift the net and fly to safety, where they seek the help of a friendly mole who chews a hole in the net and sets them free. And so the children get to work, launching a campaign to make sure the voices of the community are heard.
“Robots on strike! Sammy’s underappreciated mechanical helpers cause chaos in the house! It’s up to Sammy and his disabled sister Maddie to keep the peace until his inventor mom reveals her secret project … and why it was worth the wait”–
Stealing Nazi Secrets In World War Ii : An Interactive Espionage Adventure
“In You Choose format, follows the path of three World War II spies. The reader’s choices reveal the historical details from the perspective of a wireless operator, a photo reconnaissance pilot, and a spy living in enemy territory”–
The Girl In The Well Is Me
Eleven-year-old Kammie reflects on her life as she fights claustrophobia while waiting to be rescued from a well she fell into while trying to impress some mean girls.
The Secret Horses Of Briar Hill
“A girl living in a children’s hospital during WWII discovers that a winged horse has entered her world and needs her help”–
“Very short for her age, Julia grows into her sense of self while playing a munchkin in a summer regional theater production of The Wizard of Oz”–
The Wardens Daughter
Living with her warden father in an apartment above a 1950s prison, Cammie O’Reilly struggles to come to terms with the loss of her mother, who died saving her from harm when she was a baby, and interacts with some of the reformed inmates.
Digging For Dinos
Haggis, the Scottie, and Tank, the Great Dane, two dogs with active imaginations, set out to search their neighborhood for dinosaurs to play with.
Flying Lessons & Other Stories
From basketball dreams and family fiascoes to first crushes and new neighborhoods, this anthology, written by award-winning children’s authors, celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.
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