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by Allison SutterWow Cat first discovered the power of "wow words" for writing when visiting his cousin in Scotland. Wow words, his aunt said, were special words that might be ambitious for him to use but that would make his work remarkable. From that day forward, Wow Cat dedicated his life to traveling the world and demonstrating how extraordinary adjectives are to enhance a young writer's work.
by K.A. Wiggins
Daughters don't get to choose their fate. But there's one choice no one can deny her.
Promised from birth to the son of the clan lord, Hana's only joy is gazing out over the lake beyond her window. She dreams of floating away on the breeze like the cherry blossoms, but when an otherworldly stranger offers a chance at escape, duty and desire collide in a war that threatens to bring down her family, her clan, and her village.
Freedom. Passion. Family. Fate. What do you d... more
by Roy LiebermanDad lost his keys again, and it seems that a team of minuscule machines is behind it this time. Russ saw it all and wants to tell Dad. However, Dad is suspicious, since the last incident ended with his slippers being found in the dishwasher. Follow Dad’s keys as a team of strange contraptions airlift into the house to conduct a nightly key-relocation operation. The keys are hoisted by micro cranes, hauled using a minuscule cable car, and are carried upstairs by a three-legged walking machine.... more
by Swarnesh SinhaThe Sun Shines is a tale of evolution, of personal growth - a troubled teen, a gifted one at that, who constantly fights demons, first imaginary ones and then real monsters when he has to find his place in the sun in the real world. Fear paralyzes him and he fails to naturally progress into a lucrative career as a young man when his father is still around to support him. He then tries to become an actor, escaping rejection at home... more
by Mel Weiser
It's the Great Depression of the 1930s........
America is struggling, but kids in the nation's urban centers still have their imaginative street games, their city adventures and their hilarious scrapes with friends and foes alike.
The Bronx, in New York City, is Willie's playground, and 174th Street is his crucible. It's here that he laughs and cries and looks to his family for the courage he needs to meet his daily challenges. Can he face the ho... more
by Ul MakiseFunny and inspiring book which teaches us how to to fix angry shoes, what to do if you meet a duck stuck in a truck and lots of other useful things.
by Sonya Annita Song
A swashbuckling tale about Pirate Bear and his tyrannical encounters until one fateful day...
O Pirate Bear, the baddest bear
And ruler of the seas,
He took the things he wanted
And not once did he say please.
Sailors trembled when they saw him
For they really had no clue
If he'd make them swab the poop deck
Or he'd turn them into stew.
by Courtney Caswell-PeytonA colorful book about the sun that explains the difference in meaning between the word rays and raise.
by Courtney Caswell-PeytonAn engaging and colorful book about putting a puzzle together.
by Courtney Caswell-PeytonAllan Alligator argues with a crocodile and lands living rent free in a lake.
by Courtney Caswell-PeytonToby is tempted by trouble everywhere he goes. He knocks things off of store shelves and knows nothing about nurturing friendships. Then one day, Toby’s teacher entrusts him with the care of turtles in the hopes that his newfound sense of responsibility will restore his relationships. Will Turtle Time transform Toby?
by Heather Lee ShawMan-eating anacondas! Pilfered gold and precious jewels! Such elements fuel the seductively fertile fantasy life young Walter Pace Clover III invents for himself as a means of combating the boredom of accompanying his parents on a business trip to an unnamed South American city. It stands him in good stead when a routine shopping trip to the city’s busy street market turns unexpectedly ominous. Playing a surreptitious cat-and-mouse spy game as he wanders the vendors’ stalls, Pace and his father ... more
by John Jimerson
This is the journey of Alberto, the toy rabbit. Along the way, he learns the thrills of loving friendship, the sorrows of loss, and what it means to be real. After many joyful experiences with his closest friend, he loses what seems like everything. Then, when he thinks there is no hope, out of his grief grows the magic that transforms him into who he was always meant to be. This book is a meditation on love, loss, and personal transformation. This is the Ve... more
by Steven FriedmanFrom the debut author, Steven Friedman comes the new tale, The Adventures of Gary the Rabbit & Jerry the Elephant. Children who love Peter the Rabbit, will adore Gary and Jerry the tiny elephant. It takes a place in the forest of Redwood, but when all the water goes missing, the animals have to adapt. Gary’s dad, Geoffrey travels with a few other rabbits up north to a new forest and home. Gary on the other hand stays in Redwood with Jerry. They found a cabin with a garden and fresh water. Gar... more
by Michael Murphy
"Elsie's Story: This Story Has No Hero" is story of schoolyard bullying. Contains a Glossary and a reproducible "Elsie's Story Character Test." It is a powerful addition to any school’s character education library.