Peter will do just about anything to escape being bullied by his stepbrothers and go to summer camp. Across town, tunie and her pet bat, Perch, are working hard at the bakery and the local museum to support Tunie's ailing father. Filled with enchantment, and a little bit of luck, history, Horus and the Curse of Everlasting Regret is a charming adventure and a story of true friendship.
Horus and the Curse of Everlasting Regret #ad - When a business tycoon's daughter is kidnapped, peter and Tunie both decide they could do with some reward money; and after a chance meeting in the Ancient Egyptian Exhibit at the museum, they team up to solve the mystery together. Things take a turn for the magical when they encounter a mummy called Horus at the exhibit.
Return to the Secret GardenSourcebooks Young Readers #ad - The children are sent to misselthwaite Manor, if busy, a countryside mansion full of countless dusty rooms and a kind, staff. A delightful story for young readers entering into middle grade novels, the friendship and mystery of The Secret Garden is introduced in a new story that is satisfying for both those who love the original and those for whom the plot is new.
Seira wilson, amazon EditorAs she turned it the door creaked a little and opened inwards. The only friend emmie hatton has ever had at the Craven Home for Orphaned Children is Lucy, the little black kitten that visits her on the fire escape every day. But when the children of craven Home are evacuated out of London because of the war, heartbroken Emmie is forced to leave sweet Lucy behind.
Return to the Secret Garden #ad - Emmie even finds a gruff gardener and an inquisitive little robin that just might become new friends. And soon, emmie starts discovering the secrets of the house-a boy crying at night, candle-lit nights at Misselthwaite, a diary written by a girl named Mary, in the cold, and a very secret, special garden.
. Return to the world of the secret Garden with this enchanting new tale that will delight fans of the original story and new readers alike! Sourcebooks Jabberwocky.
The Castle Behind ThornsKatherine Tegen Books #ad - As he begins to fix up the castle in order to survive, everything he touches somehow works better than it should. Then, as he continues to explore, including its long lost heir, Sand discovers the castle’s secrets, Perrotte. Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. By the acclaimed author of the princess curse and Handbook for Dragon Slayers, Karen Cushman, this original fantasy is perfect for fans of Gail Carson Levine, and Shannon Hale.
The Castle Behind Thorns #ad - When blacksmith apprentice sand wakes up in a ruined castle, he has no idea how he got there, but the thorny brambles that surround the walls prevent him from leaving. Amazon editors recommend this book for readers who want books with more complexity and length with content suitable for a pre-teen audience.
This magical adventure set in an enchanted castle surrounded by thorns tells a tale of the power of memory and story, forgiveness and strength, and the true gifts of craft and imagination. Together they must fully repair the broken castle if they ever want to leave.
I Love You, Michael CollinsFarrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) #ad - Fsg. Ten-year-old mamie's class is given an assignment to write letters to the astronauts. 2018-19 maine student Book Award Reading List. Amazon editors recommend this book for readers who have recently discovered middle grade novels with more intricate story lines. Amazon editors' pick best books of june 2017semifinalist: goodreads choice awards 2017 best middle grade and children's booknational council for social studies/children's book council Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2018The Planetary Society Recommended Space Books for Kids of All Ages 2017The National Science and Engineering Council of Canada list of books for Science Literacy Week 20182018-2019 Keystone to Reading Elementary Book Award Intermediate Grade listIt's 1969 and the country is gearing up for what looks to be the most exciting moment in U.
S. Only mamie writes to michael collins, the astronaut who will come so close but never achieve everyone else's dream of walking on the moon, because he is the one who must stay with the ship. After school ends, mamie keeps writing to michael collins, taking comfort in telling someone about what's going on with her family as, one by one, they leave the house thinking that someone else is taking care of her―until she is all alone except for her cat and her best friend, Buster.
I Love You, Michael Collins #ad - History: men landing on the moon. All the girls write to neil armstrong "So cute!" and all the boys write to Buzz Aldrin "So cool!". And as the date of the launch nears, michael collins, mamie can't help but wonder: Does no one stay with the ship anymore? With I LOVE YOU, Lauren Baratz-Logsted has created a heartwarming story about family and being true to yourself.
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Prince and PirateG.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. Fsg. Avast, seaworthy stink-eyes, ye scurvy sea slug!" And so begins a battle of regal sneers, and off-the-hook insults. Prince is horrified to find this cheeky cod trespassing in his kingdom. Two very different fish--prince and pirate--must learn to get along and share the same tank; the language of the story suits each fish's persona making it a fun story to read aloud together or for early readers building a swashbuckling vocabulary.
Prince and Pirate #ad - Seira wilson, amazon editor when two little fish with big personalities have to share the same tank, there are rough seas ahead! Prince and Pirate are proud masters of their very own fishbowls, and life goes along swimmingly--until they're scooped up and plopped into shared waters. Just when it seems their struggle might end in a silly stalemate, a little surprise convinces them to find a way to get along--swimmingly.
Halt, peasant!" pirate is sure this scurvy sea slug has come to plunder his treasure. Prince and pirate's hilarious duel for territory will elicit gales of giggles, hearty guffaws, and heartfelt smiles.
Double IdentitySimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - As bethany approaches her thirteenth birthday, her parents begin acting more oddly than usual: Her mother cries constantly, and her father barely lets Bethany out of his sight. Fsg. I recommend this book for readers who want books with more complexity and length. Seira wilson, amazon editorSo my only protection is a kindergarten teacher and a ninety-eight-pound female minister.
. And they don't even believe I'm in danger. And when a strange man shows up asking questions, Bethany realizes she's not the only one who's desperate to unravel the secrets of her past. In this exhilarating thriller, Margaret Peterson Haddix crafts a taut story so full of twists and turns, readers will be gripped until the startling conclusion.
Double Identity #ad - She's worried that her mom and dad are running from some kind of trouble, but she can't find out because they won't tell her where they are going. Bethany's only clue is a few words she overheard her father tell her aunt Myrlie: "She doesn't know anything about Elizabeth. But aunt myrlie won't tell bethany who Elizabeth is, and she won't explain why people in her small town react to Bethany as if they've seen a ghost.
. This is a fast-paced, satisfying mystery with multiple twists. Then one morning he hustles the entire family into the car, drives across several state lines -- and leaves Bethany with an aunt she never knew existed.
On the Blue CometCandlewick #ad - Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. The crash of 1929 has rippled across the country, and Oscar’s dad must sell their home—with all their cherished model trains—and head west in search of work. Forced to move in with his humorless aunt, willa sue, oscar is lonely and miserable—until he meets a mysterious drifter and witnesses a crime so stunning it catapults Oscar on an incredible train journey from coast to coast, Carmen and his teasing cousin, from one decade to another.
Filled with suspense and peppered with witty encounters with Hollywood stars and other bigwigs of history, this captivating novel by Rosemary Wells, resonates with warmth, humor, gorgeously illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline, and the true magic of a timeless adventure. This is a fun adventure story for readers who have recently discovered middle grade novels with more intricate story lines.
On the Blue Comet #ad - Seira wilson, amazon editortrains and time travel spur one boy’s thrilling adventure as he seeks to rejoin his father in a new classic from Rosemary Wells and Bagram Ibatoulline. Fsg. I love this book's lavish illustrations, which are interspersed throughout the book and add to the appeal of time-travelling into history.
Age 10 and upone day in a house at the end of lucifer Street, on the Mississippi River side of Cairo, Illinois, eleven-year-old Oscar Ogilvie’s life is changed forever.
Enemy Pie : Reading Rainbow Book, Children's Book about Kindness, Kids Books about LearningChronicle Books #ad - Luckily dad had a surefire way to get rid of enemies: Enemy Pie. But part of the secret recipe is spending an entire day playing with the enemy! In this funny yet endearing story one little boy learns an effective recipe for turning a best enemy into a best friend. The perfect book for kids learning how to make friends or deal with conflict ideal as a read aloud book for families or elementary schools Created by Derek Munson who has directly shared his children’s stories with over 100, Have You Filled a Bucket Today, 000 kids across the globe Fans of Last Stop on Market Street, and First Day Jitters will love this Reading Rainbow classic, Enemy Pie.
Fsg. Teach kindness, courtesy, respect, and friendship: It was the perfect summer. Chronicle Books. Accompanied by charming illustrations, Enemy Pie serves up a sweet lesson in the difficulties and ultimate rewards of making new friends. A reading rainbow book for your child Recommend by experts for children who are reading independently and transitioning to longer books.
Enemy Pie : Reading Rainbow Book, Children's Book about Kindness, Kids Books about Learning #ad - Recommend by experts for children who are reading independently and transitioning to longer books and perfect for the following reading categories: Elementary School Chapter Books Family Read Aloud Books Books for Kids Ages 5 9 Children’s Books for Grades 3 5 Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. That is, until jeremy Ross moved into the house down the street and became neighborhood enemy number one.
Splendors and Glooms Booklist Editor's Choice. Books for Youth AwardsCandlewick #ad - Fleeing london, they find themselves caught in a trap set by Grisini’s ancient rival, a witch with a deadly inheritance to shed before it’s too late. Chronicle Books. Lizzie rose and Parsefall are dazzled by the Wintermute home. In fact, clara’s life is shadowed by grief, guilt, and secrets. When clara vanishes that night, suspicion of kidnapping falls upon the puppeteer and, by association, Lizzie Rose and Parsefall.
Seeing his chance to make a fortune, Grisini accepts and makes a splendidly gaudy entrance with caravan, puppets, and his two orphaned assistants. Fsg. Winner of the newbery honor award, fantasy, Splendors and Glooms will captivate middle grade readers with mystery, magic and friendship in a Victorian gothic setting.
Splendors and Glooms Booklist Editor's Choice. Books for Youth Awards #ad - Seira wilson, amazon editornewbery medalist Laura Amy Schlitz brings her sorcery to a Victorian gothic thriller — an enthralling, darkly comic tale that would do Dickens proud. The master puppeteer, Gaspare Grisini, is so expert at manipulating his stringed puppets that they appear alive. Clara seems to have everything they lack — adoring parents, warmth, and plenty to eat.
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. As they seek to puzzle out clara’s whereabouts, Lizzie and Parse uncover Grisini’s criminal past and wake up to his evil intentions. Clara wintermute, the only child of a wealthy doctor, is spellbound by Grisini’s act and invites him to entertain at her birthday party.
Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other TalesClarion Books #ad - Easily read in small bites or all in one sitting. Seira wilson, amazon editorthis never-before-published collection of fourteen funny and inventive tales by acclaimed author Sir Terry Pratchett features a memorable cast of inept wizards, sensible heroes, and unusually adventuresome tortoises. Including more than one hundred black-and-white illustrations, the appealingly designed book celebrates Pratchett’s inimitable wordplay and irreverent approach to the conventions of storytelling.
Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Tales #ad - These accessible and mischievous tales are an ideal introduction for young readers to this beloved author. Clarion Books. Chronicle Books. Established fans of pratchett’s work will savor the playful presentation of the themes and ideas that inform his best-selling novels. Fsg. Fourteen never-before-published short stories, enhanced with illustrations, are a delightful introduction for middle graders to this best-selling fantasy author.
PaxBalzer + Bray #ad - While it will tug mightily at the heartstrings, love, this story of a fox and his boy owner is also a significant story of loyalty, and the consequences of war written for a mature middle grade audience. Seira wilson, amazon editornational book award longlist * new york Times Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of the YearFrom bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox.
But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be—with Pax. Fsg. Chronicle Books. Clarion Books. Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. Pax is destined to become a classic, beloved for generations to come.
Pax #ad - Pax and peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. Balzer Bray Harperteen.