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|Beware! Shadows In The Night #3 by Lin Oliver : INR763 ISBN: 9780448480916|
Fast-paced adventure and full-color art in the style of Edward Hopper''s Nighthawks make this third book a thrilling addition to the Fantastic Frame series!When Tiger and Luna get sucked into the fantastic frame this time, their destination is the diner depicted in Edward Hopper''s famous painting Nighthawks. They explore the streets of New York in 1942 and ride the subway through the dark underground tunnels. It''s another art adventure for Tiger and Luna, and as always, they must find their way back to the real world before it''s too late—or remain stuck in the painting forever.
|Little Poems For Tiny Ears by Lin Oliver : INR534 ISBN: 9781524737962|
The dynamic, best-selling team of Lin Oliver and Tomie dePaola have created a charming collection of baby poems that makes the perfect gift for baby showers and first birthdays.For babies and toddlers, each moment is full of wonder and discovery. This delightful collection of original poems celebrates the everyday things that enthrall little ones, such as playing peekaboo, banging pots and pans, splashing at bath time, and cuddling at bedtime. Full of contagious rhythm and rhyme, this inviting picture book introduces young children to the sound of poetry, and beloved illustrator Tomie dePaola’s engaging children are the perfect match for Lin Oliver’s lighthearted poems. Together they’ve created a book to be treasured that captures the magic and fun of being new in the world.
|Happiness Is A Warm Puppy by Charles M. Schulz : INR660 ISBN: 9781524789954|
This classic gift book featuring Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang has defined friendship and happiness for over fifty years.This classic 64-page gift book was originally published in 1962. Its timeless description of happiness and friendship is as important now as it was when the book was first published. It is the perfect gift for anyone who could use some extra happiness in their lives.
|Even Firefighters Hug Their Moms by Christine Kole Maclean : INR457 ISBN: 9780142401910|
Who has time for hugs when they?re busy fighting fires, driving an ambulance, and rocketing off to Mars? This little boy and his sister pretend to be all kinds of heroes?but they won?t take a break to give Mom a hug. She reminds them that even firefighters hug their moms, but it?s beginning to look like she will never get a cuddle!
|Gobble Gobble Mad Libs by Roger Price : INR356 ISBN: 9780843172928|
Gobble Gobble Mad Libs features 21 original stories all about the yummiest holiday--Thanksgiving! Featuring hilarious stories about preparing and eating dinner, Thanksgiving traditions, and Black Friday shopping, it''s sure to keep kids laughing for hours. Gobble Gobble Mad Libs is 48 pages of fun.
|All's Faire In Middle School by Victoria Jamieson : INR1073 ISBN: 9780525429982|
Calling all Raina Telgemeier fans! The Newbery Honor-winning author of Roller Girl is back with a heartwarming graphic novel about starting middle school, surviving your embarrassing family, and the Renaissance Faire. Eleven-year-old Imogene (Impy) has grown up with two parents working at the Renaissance Faire, and she''s eager to begin her own training as a squire. First, though, she''ll need to prove her bravery. Luckily Impy has just the quest in mind—she''ll go to public school after a life of being homeschooled! But it''s not easy to act like a noble knight-in-training in middle school. Impy falls in with a group of girls who seem really nice (until they don''t) and starts to be embarrassed of her thrift shop apparel, her family''s unusual lifestyle, and their small, messy apartment. Impy has always thought of herself as a heroic knight, but when she does something really mean in order to fit in, she begins to wonder whether she might be more of a dragon after all. As she did in Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson perfectly—and authentically—captures the bittersweetness of middle school life with humor, warmth, and understanding.
|Spot Goes To The Fire Station by Eric Hill : INR461 ISBN: 9780141375984|
Join Spot, the classic character and beloved puppy, as he visits the fire station! Spot wants to be a firefighter, just like his grandpa. When he visits Grandpa at the fire station, Spot slides down the pole, climbs the ladder, soaks Grandpa with the hose, and finally sounds the noisy siren. Spot thinks he''s a very good firefighter, but Grandpa isn''t so sure! This entertaining story, featuring the much-loved Spot, is a perfect introduction to the excitement of the fire station.
|Dread Locks #1 by Neal Shusterman : INR473 ISBN: 9780142405994|
Dread Locks is the first entry in the Dark Fusion series from master storyteller Neal Shusterman. He cleverly weaves together familiar parts of fairy tales and Greek mythology to tell the story of fourteen-year-old Parker Bear, rich and utterly bored with life—until a new girl arrives in town. Tara''s eyes are always hidden behind designer sunglasses, and her hair, blond with glimmering spirals, seems almost alive. Parker watches, fascinated, as one by one Tara chooses high school students to befriend; he even helps her by making the necessary introductions. Over time, her “friends” develop strange quirks, such as drinking gallons of milk, eating dirt, and becoming lethargic. By the time Parker realizes what Tara is doing, he is too embroiled to stop her. In fact, she has endowed him with certain cravings of his own. . . .To say more would spoil the spooky fun of this wild thriller—let the twist speak for itself and leave you still as a statue.
|Mi Papi Tiene Una Moto by Isabel Quintero : INR1132 ISBN: 9780525554943|
Un homenaje al amor entre un padre y su hija, y a un dinámico barrio de inmigrantes, del galardonado dúo de Isabel Quintero y Zeke Peña.Cuando Daisy Ramona recorre su barrio en motocicleta con su papi, ve a la gente y los lugares que siempre ha conocido. También ve a una comunidad que está cambiando rápidamente a su alrededor. Pero mientras el sol azul púrpura y dorado se va poniendo a sus espaldas, Daisy Ramona comprende que el amor que siente por su ciudad nunca cambiará. Con brillantes ilustraciones y un texto lleno de sentimiento, Mi papi tiene una motocicleta es un mensaje lleno de amor de una niña a su padre, esforzado trabajador, y a los recuerdos que todos guardamos de nuestro hogar a pesar de los cambios o la distancia.
|My First Mother Goose by Tomie Depaola : INR436 ISBN: 9780448451992|
From Humpty Dumpty and Georgie Porgie to Little Miss Muffet and the old woman who lived in a shoe, children will love reading and laughing along with all of their favorite characters. The accessible trim and beautiful illustrations by Tomie dePaola make this book the perfect addition to any child''s library.
|Strega Nona's Harvest by Tomie Depaola : INR1002 ISBN: 9780399252914|
An all-new Strega Nona picture book on the heels of the New York Times Bestseller Brava, Strega Nona! Tomie dePaola’s beloved character Strega Nona is back in a colorful picture book, perfect for fall and the changing seasons. In this humorous tale, Strega Nona attempts to teach Big Anthony about gardening and the importance of order. But when Big Anthony does not follow her directions and tries to use her growing spell, his small vegetable patch turns into an unruly jungle! What will they do with all the extra vegetables? With beautiful illustrations reminiscent of the artwork that won Tomie dePaola the Caldecott Honor for the original Strega Nona, this celebration of harvest and gardening will make the perfect addition to any Strega Nona collection.
|This Book Is Magic by Ashley Evanson : INR1032 ISBN: 9780399543920|
Make some magic in this colorful, interactive picture book from the author/illustrator of the Hello, World board book series!Do you know that you''re a magician? In this interactive book, use your fingers to perform all kinds of magic tricks. Tap a hat to make a bunny appear, recite a spell to make books bigger, say Gone-zo! to make a ship disappear, and much more. But beware: the clever magic tricks don''t always turn out the way you''d expect! Reminiscent of Hervé Tullet''s Press Here, kids—and adults!—are sure to want to read this book again and again as they perfect their magic skills.
|Night Of The Howling Hound #3 by Sam Hay : INR334 ISBN: 9780448477978|
Joe is off on a school trip to an adventure park, and he can’t wait to put Uncle Charlie’s survival tips into practice! But it’s not long before he’s visited by Dexter, a scruffy-looking dog, with a howling tale of woe. Dexter doesn’t want his owner feeling guilty for his death, but it’ll be hard for Joe to help this time – it turns out that the owner is Joe’s headmaster, the dreaded Mr. Hill!
|The Impossible Patriotism Project by Linda Skeers : INR358 ISBN: 9780142413913|
Caleb?s class is making projects that represent patriotism to display at Parents? Night. But Caleb can?t think of a way to show what patriotism means to him. Besides, his dad can?t come because he is away, serving as a soldier. Then when Caleb really starts thinking about what his dad is doing for the country, inspiration finally strikes!
|I'm Trying To Love Math by Bethany Barton : INR1132 ISBN: 9780451480903|
Children''s Choice Award winner Bethany Barton applies her signature humor to the scariest subject of all: math!Do multiplication tables give you hives? Do you break out in a sweat when you see more than a few numbers hanging out together? Then I''m Trying to Love Math is for you! In her signature hilarious style, Bethany Barton introduces readers to the things (and people) that use math in amazing ways -- like music, and spacecraft, and even baking cookies! This isn''t a how-to math book, it''s a way to think differently about math as a necessary and cool part of our lives!
|The Tale Of Troy by Roger Lancelyn Green : INR400 ISBN: 9780141341965|
The story of Helen and the judgement of Paris, of the gathering Heroes and the seige of Troy; of Achilles and his vulnerable heel, reared by the Centaur on wild honey and the marrow of lions; of Odysseus, the last of the Heroes, his plan for the wooden Horse and his many adventures on his long journey home to Greece. With a beautiful introduction by best-selling author Michelle Paver, and additional endmatter including an author profile, who''s who, activities, glossary and more.
|Leaves by David Ezra Stein : INR413 ISBN: 9780399254970|
This simple, charming story of a young bear''s first autumn is perfectly suited to board book format. Bear is surprised when the leaves start falling off the trees, but when he tries to reattach them, it doesn''t work. Eventually, he gets sleepy, and burrows into the fallen leaves for a long nap. When he wakes up, it''s spring-and there are suddenly brand-new leaves all around, seeming to welcome him. With its childlike main character and graceful illustrations, Leaves is a great way to teach the youngest children about the changing seasons.
|Did You Hear What I Heard? by Kay Winters : INR1115 ISBN: 9780399538988|
A joyful, poetic celebration of kindergarten and first gradePoet Kay Winters has written a book of zippy poems centering on the triumphs and trials of those first school years. This cheery collection covers an astonishing range of activities from the anticipated--dashing to the bus and science class discoveries--to the completely unexpected--losing a permission slip and seeing a teacher outside the classroom. Patrice Barton''s sweetly smudgy watercolor illustrations show a wonderfully diverse class of young students, making this an ideal selection for every collection.
|Here Comes Santa Cat by Deborah Underwood : INR574 ISBN: 9780425287958|
Just in time for the holidays—here comes Santa Cat! From the author of The Quiet Book and Here Comes the Easter Cat comes a hilarious holiday adventure!Cat took on a bunny in Here Comes the Easter Cat, but now Christmas is coming, and Cat has a hunch he''s not on Santa''s nice list. Which means? No presents for Cat. So he tries to be good, but children, it seems, aren''t wild for his brand of gift-giving. Still, Cat might surprise himself, and best of all, he may just get to meet the man in the red suit himself—and receive a holiday surprise of his own. Fans of Pete the Cat, Splat the Cat, and Bad Kitty will delight in this holiday treat.* Excellent . . . An ideal holiday pick for the naughty and nice alike.—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewThere is a sweetness to this story that illustrates the joy of sharing in a manner that is refreshingly free of goody-goody or didactic sentiment. . . . Get yourself—and all the little ones in your life—a copy of Here Comes Santa Cat, and you will all treasure it for years to come.—Katrina Fleming for OurHenHouse.org
|Bugs by Books : INR429 ISBN: 9780448415994|
A playful way to explore basic science and the world around us, Nature Sticker Stories come with 75 full-color stickers. Bugs are everywhere—buzzing and burrowing through the pages of this creepy-crawly, fun, and informative book for pint-sized entomologists.
|Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy Mad Libs by Paula K. Manzanero : INR356 ISBN: 9780451533999|
An action-packed Mad Libs starring all your favorite Guardians of the Galaxy superheroes!Marvel''s Guardians of the Galaxy Mad Libs features 21 stories based on the popular superhero movie franchise. Fill in the blanks inside the book and you''ll feel like you''re smack-dab in the middle of the action!
|Maggi And Milo by Juli Brenning : INR873 ISBN: 9780803737952|
Maggi is an excellent adventurer, a pretty good songwriter, an aspiring scientist, and Milo''s best friend. Milo is a Border Collie, and he''s very smart. When Maggi gets a book about frogs from her grandma, naturally, she decides to take Milo to find frogs the very next day. But it turns out that catching frogs is hard work. Lucky for Maggi, Milo is there to help. And lucky for Milo, even though Maggi’s not the world’s best frog hunter, she’s the kind of friend who makes everything a little more fun.With the spunk of Ladybug Girl and an illustration style suggestive of Charles Schulz, Maggi and Milo are an irresistible pair with a whole lot of charm.
|An A From Miss Keller by Patricia Polacco : INR971 ISBN: 9780399166914|
How did Patricia Polacco become a writer? A perfect companion to the classic Thank You, Mr. Falker, The Art of Miss Chew, and Mr. Wayne’s Masterpiece, this book celebrates a teacher who inspired a young Patricia Polacco to become the writer and storyteller she is today. Trisha is nervous about being chosen for Miss Keller’s writing class. “Killer Keller” demands that her students dazzle her with their writing, and rumor has it that she has never given an A. The rumors turn out to be all too true—there’s just no pleasing Miss Keller. Then an unexpected loss leaves Trisha heartbroken. Thoughts of teachers and grades forgotten, she pours out her soul in a personal narrative. And when Miss Keller reads it, she tells Trisha, “You’ve given your words wings.”
|Natsumi! by Susan Lendroth : INR818 ISBN: 9780399170904|
Natsumi is small but full of big exuberance, and puts her girl-power to good use when she discovers a Japanese tradition as energetic as she is. When Natsumi''s family practices for their town''s Japanese arts festival, Natsumi tries everything. But her stirring is way too vigorous for the tea ceremony, her dancing is just too imaginative, and flower arranging doesn''t go any better. Can she find just the right way to put her exuberance to good use?This heartwarming tale about being true to yourself is perfect for readers who march to their own beat.
|Charlie And Lola by Lauren Child : INR913 ISBN: 9780803730960|
Charlie and Lola have already won the hearts of readers in three winning books, including I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed. And now they’re quickly gathering more fans as an animated series on the Disney Channel.Adorably true-to-childhood and laugh-out-loud funny, Charlie and Lola chronicles the day-to-day moments and interactions in the life of two extremely endearing siblings.In this new tale, Lola has become obsessed with Beetles, Bugs, and Butterflies, the best book in the whole world. It’s funny, it has pictures, and it is very great and extremely very interesting. It’s the only book she wants to take out of the library.What will she do when she discovers that somebody else has borrowed her book?
|Princess Posey And The Crazy, Lazy Vacation by Stephanie Greene : INR393 ISBN: 9780147512932|
The beloved Princess Posey, First Grader, who has been called the perfect fictional friend for any first-grade girl, is back in another heartwarming installment to the popular series.Posey is worried about her upcoming spring break: instead of going somewhere for their vacation, her mom says they are going to have a lazy vacation at home. What if lazy actually means boring? Fortunately, the next few days are anything but: there are pancakes for dinner, a sleepover with her friends, and a new bike without training wheels! After Posey''s first attempt at riding ends with a crash, she''s not sure she wants to get back on her bike. But with some encouragement from Grandpa, Posey realizes that being brave means trying again, even if you feel afraid.
|The Tale Of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter : INR532 ISBN: 9780723257936|
Now the youngest Potter fans will be able to join Peter Rabbit as he makes his mischievous romp through Mr. McGregor’s vegetable garden with this charming new board book version of the classic tale.
|Where She Went by Gayle Forman : INR943 ISBN: 9780525422945|
It''s been three years since the devastating accident . . . three years since Mia walked out of Adam''s life forever. Now living on opposite coasts, Mia is Juilliard''s rising star and Adam is LA tabloid fodder, thanks to his new rock star status and celebrity girlfriend. When Adam gets stuck in New York by himself, chance brings the couple together again, for one last night. As they explore the city that has become Mia''s home, Adam and Mia revisit the past and open their hearts to the future-and each other. Told from Adam''s point of view in the spare, lyrical prose that defined If I Stay, Where She Went explores the devastation of grief, the promise of new hope, and the flame of rekindled romance.Watch a Video
|Minty by Alan Schroeder : INR572 ISBN: 9780140561968|
They called her Minty.When she grew up, she became Harriet Tubman, the courageous and heroic woman who helped hundreds of slaves escape to freedom through the Underground Railroad. But she was just a little girl for a while—and this is her story. Minty, short for Araminta, was a feisty and headstrong young slave, whose rebellious spirit often got her into trouble. She told stories to her doll, released animals from traps, and, above all, dreamed of running away. And when her father began to teach her the skills necessary for escape, she listened carefully, and learned. . . . *Rich with melodrama, suspense, pathos, and, of course, a powerful vision of freedom. This exquisitely crafted book resonates well beyond its few pages.—Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewWinner of the Coretta Scott King AwardAn ALA Notable Book
|Max Finds An Egg by Wiley Blevins : INR847 ISBN: 9780448479941|
Max has found an egg—a dinosaur egg, he hopes. He builds a nest for the egg, shines a light on the egg, and dances around the egg in anticipation. Crack, crack, crack—out pops a. . . ! Young readers will have a ball reading this fun and fast-paced Level 1 story.
|Miriam And Pharaoh's Daughter by W. C. Bauers : INR525 ISBN: 9781524785949|
Tiny Bible Tales, a series of board books, shares the stories of the Bible''s bravest heroes with gentle, rhyming text and gorgeous illustrations.To save baby Moses, Miriam and her mother place him in a basket and set him adrift on the river. As Miriam watches from the reeds, she hopes that someone will find and rescue him. And someone does--Pharaoh''s daughter! This board book combines quiet, rhyming text with simple and colorful art to tell one of the Bible''s most treasured stories.
|Wee Sing Dinosaurs by Pamela Conn Beall : INR619 ISBN: 9780843120974|
Anyone who loves dinosaurs will delight in this collection of original, fact-filled dinosaur songs and poems . Let your imagination carry you back 100 million years to a time filled with the most exciting creatures that ever roamed the earth! ,
|The Sweet Revenge Of Celia Door by Karen Finneyfrock : INR525 ISBN: 9780147509956|
Karen Finneyfrock is an amazing poet so it is no surprise that her first novel is poetic. It is also hilarious, exciting and as painful as anybody''s teenage years. Read it, please.—Sherman Alexie, National Book Award-Winning author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianThat''s the day the trouble started.The trouble that nearly ruined my life.The trouble that turned me Dark.The trouble that begs me for revenge.Celia Door enters her freshman year of high school with giant boots, dark eyeliner, and a thirst for revenge against Sandy Firestone, the girl who did something unspeakable to Celia last year.But then Celia meets Drake, the cool new kid from New York City who entrusts her with his deepest, darkest secret. When Celia''s quest for justice threatens her relationship with Drake, she''s forced to decide which is sweeter: revenge or friendship.This debut novel from Karen Finneyfrock establishes her as a bright, bold, razor-sharp new voice for teens, perfect for fans of The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Will Grayson, Will Grayson.
|Rip Van Winkle & Other Stories by Washington Irving : INR453 ISBN: 9780141330921|
The legendary enchantment of Rip Van Winkle in the Kaatskill Mountains; the gruesome end of Ichabod Crane, who met the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow; the spectre bridegroom who turned out to be happily substantial; the pride of an English village and the come-uppance of the over-zealous Mountjoy - these witty, perceptive and captivating tales range from fantasy to romance.
|The Far Side Of Evil by Sylvia Engdahl : INR1312 ISBN: 9780142402931|
Newbery Honor-winning author Sylvia Louise Engdahl continues Elena''s saga in this stunning companion to Enchantress from the Stars.Elana, newly graduated from the Federation Anthropological Service Academy, is sent immediately into danger on the planet Toris—a world poised on the brink of nuclear war. She is ordered to merely observe, and must not reveal her alien origin or interfere with the planet''s natural course of evolution. But how can she stand by and watch? Her fellow agent, Randil, is not properly trained to work in the field, and his compassion for the Torisians may lead him to intervene. Yet his very actions may bring about the holocaust that he is so desperately trying to prevent. Elana must make a crucial decision: side with a renegade agent, or stop him at any cost . . .[A] surprising, haunting, poetic book.—Commonweal Magazine
|Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man by Donald J. Sobol : INR289 ISBN: 9780142408919|
Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood’s ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes. And with ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but the reader is given all the clues as well. Interactive and chock full of interesting bits of information—it’s classic Encyclopedia Brown!
|Ruby And Olivia by Rachel Hawkins : INR572 ISBN: 9780147512918|
A spooky middle-grade story that''s full of fun, friendship, and humor--perfect for fans of Ingrid Law and Lisa Graff.Ruby is bold and opinionated, while Olivia has always been respectful and well behaved. But Olivia’s good-girl image is tarnished when she takes the fall for her twin sister’s misdeed. And now Olivia is stuck with Ruby all summer—at a community service day camp for troublemakers.To kick off the spirit of service, the campers are tasked with cataloging the contents of Live Oaks, a historic mansion in their town. Sorting through objects in an old house sounds boring, and working together is the last thing the girls want to do, but the stuff is actually kind of cool. There’s everything from mink stoles to golf clubs to antique dolls . . . and . . . wait . . . is that doll watching them? It isn’t long until little tricks—like mysterious music playing, doors slamming, and shadows rising—start to spook the girls. They’d like to think the other campers are pranking them, but they soon realize that this empty mansion might not be uninhabited after all. To solve the mystery at Live Oaks, Ruby and Olivia will have to put their old grudges aside and figure out how to be a team. This gently creepy middle-grade story is full of all the heart, humor, and authenticity that make Rachel Hawkins a favorite with kids and teachers alike.
|Tomie Depaola's Book Of Bible Stories by Tomie Depaola : INR1781 ISBN: 9780399216909|
Originally published in 1990, this stunningly illustrated collection is now a classic. Tomie dePaola lovingly brings to life thirty-seven well-known Bible stories and Psalms, featuring some of the most memorable and significant people in both the Old and New Testaments. Readers will be caught up in the dramatic events of the stories, all vividly portrayed in wonderful detail-including Noah''s Ark, David and Goliath, Jonah and the Big Fish, and accounts of Jesus'' life, death and resurrection. With its brilliant illustrations, and the addition of a note from Tomie and a beautifully redesigned jacket, this special anniversary edition is perfect for the whole family to share.
|The Soccer Fence by Phil Bildner : INR1149 ISBN: 9780399247903|
In a country struggling with acceptance, hope can come in many different forms. As a boy, Hector loved playing soccer in his small Johannesburg township. He dreamed of playing on a real pitch with the boys from another part of the city, but apartheid made that impossible. Then, in 1990, Nelson Mandela was released from prison, and apartheid began to crumble. The march toward freedom in South Africa was a slow one, but when the beloved Bafana Bafana national soccer team won the African Cup of Nations, Hector realized that dreams once impossible could now come true. This poignant story of friendship artfully depicts a brief but critical moment in South Africa’s history and the unique role that sports can play in bringing people together.
|Bad Apple by Edward Hemingway : INR893 ISBN: 9780399251917|
It takes a firm apple to stand up to bullies.When Mac, an apple, meets Will, a worm, they become fast friends, teaching each other games and even finishing each other''s sentences. But apples aren''t supposed to like worms, and Mac gets called rotten and bad apple. At first, Mac doesn''t know what to do--it''s never easy standing up to bullies--but after a lonely day without Will, Mac decides he''d rather be a bad apple with Will than a sad apple without. Edward Hemingway''s warm art and simple, crisp text are the perfect pairing, and themes of bullying and friendship are sure to hit readers'' sweet spots all year round.
|The Adventures Of Wrong Man And Power Girl! by C. Alexander London : INR1132 ISBN: 9780399548932|
All he wants is to be a hero, but he''s the hero no one wants! This heartwarming story shows that dads can be superheroes--as long as they have their daughters by their side to do the real rescuing.When trouble is brewing, Wrong Man is there to make it worse. When someone needs help, Wrong Man does just the opposite of what''s needed. And when situations go awry, Wrong Man helps them go awry-er. Luckily, Wrong Man''s daughter is there to really save the day.In this comic-book inspired picture book, our hero accidentally melts stinky cheese all over the city, lets sharks loose, and turns one big meteor into many little ones! But all Wrong Man wants to do is help -- and try to help he does, until he finally gets it right. He may be laden with mishaps, but Wrong Man is also full of heart. And in this fun- and adventure-filled book, readers can celebrate love and imagination even as they laugh at the silliness of it all.Praise for The Adventures of Wrong Man and Power Girl:A lighthearted adventure story that charms and entertains. —Kirkus ReviewsKids will want to pore over this hilarious romp that''s expertly executed--simply amazing. —School Library JournalMorrison''s detailed, dynamic illustrations lend themselves well to London''s comic scenarios. —Publishers Weekly
|Five Little Gefiltes by Dave Horowitz : INR581 ISBN: 9780425288900|
Follow five little gefilte fish on their grand adventure in New York City. You''ll laugh, you''ll cry, you''ll plotz!When five curious young gefilte fish have the chutzpah to sneak out of their jar and set off to explore the world, they are followed by a loud OY VEY!—Mama Gefilte isn’t too happy to see her little ones leaving the nest. But she’s taught them well, and at the end of their adventures, each one proves himself a mensch—making Mama one proud gefilte indeed.Dave Horowitz’s playful rhyming tale, its illustrations packed with comic asides, will have readers giggling out loud and looking for opportunities to practice their Yiddish—with help from the handy glossary at the end of the book.
|Who Is Jane Goodall? by Roberta Edwards : INR393 ISBN: 9780448461922|
A life in the wild! Jane Goodall, born in London, England, always loved animals and wanted to study them in their natural habitats. So at age twenty-six, off she went to Africa! Goodall''s up-close observations of chimpanzees changed what we know about them and paved the way for many female scientists who came after her. Now her story comes to life in this biography with black-and-white illustrations throughout.
|Make-believe With Kate And Mim-mim by Grosset & Dunlap : INR453 ISBN: 9780451533944|
Based on the popular animated Disney Jr. television series! This coloring and activity book is filled with fun puzzles and games that are sure to get your little one''s imaginations running wild! Includes stickers and a sheet of friendship cards that you can pull out and pass around.
|Just One Year by Gayle Forman : INR896 ISBN: 9780525425922|
Just One Day. Just One Year. Just One Read.Before you find out how their story ends, remember how it began....When he opens his eyes, Willem doesn’t know where in the world he is—Prague or Dubrovnik or back in Amsterdam. All he knows is that he is once again alone, and that he needs to find a girl named Lulu. They shared one magical day in Paris, and something about that day—that girl—makes Willem wonder if they aren’t fated to be together. He travels all over the world, from Mexico to India, hoping to reconnect with her. But as months go by and Lulu remains elusive, Willem starts to question if the hand of fate is as strong as he’d thought. . . . The romantic, emotional companion to Just One Day, this is a story of the choices we make and the accidents that happen—and the happiness we can find when the two intersect.
|Ella Persistió by Chelsea Clinton : INR1165 ISBN: 9780525514947|
A lo largo de la historia de Estados Unidos, siempre ha habido mujeres que han alzado sus voces para protestar por la injusticia, aun cuando tuvieron que luchar para ser escuchadas. A principio de 2017, la postura de la Senadora Elizabeth Warren, al negarse a ser silenciada durante un debate en el Senado, provocó un espontáneo homenaje a todas las mujeres que han perseverado ante la adversidad. En este libro, Chelsea Clinton rinde homenaje a trece mujeres americanas que contribuyeron a forjar los ideales de nuestro país gracias a su tenacidad, a veces alzando sus voces en señal de protesta, otras, optando por no levantarse de su asiento o cautivando al público. Todas ellas persistieron. Ella persistió es para todos los que en alguna ocasión han querido alzar su voz, pero han sido silenciados, para los que han tratado de alcanzar las estrellas, pero les han dicho que es mejor no intentarlo, y para todos aquellos a los que en algún momento los han hecho sentir insignificantes, pequeños, sin importancia. Las vívidas y persuasivas ilustraciones de Alexandra Boiger muestran a los lectores que no importan los obstáculos que encuentren en el camino, nunca deben abandonar sus sueños. Perseverancia es poder.
|Patron Saints Of Nothing by Randy Ribay : INR1132 ISBN: 9780525554912|
A powerful coming-of-age story about grief, guilt, and the risks a Filipino-American teenager takes to uncover the truth about his cousin''s murder.Jay Reguero plans to spend the last semester of his senior year playing video games before heading to the University of Michigan in the fall. But when he discovers that his Filipino cousin Jun was murdered as part of President Duterte''s war on drugs, and no one in the family wants to talk about what happened, Jay travels to the Philippines to find out the real story.Hoping to uncover more about Jun and the events that led to his death, Jay is forced to reckon with the many sides of his cousin before he can face the whole horrible truth -- and the part he played in it.As gripping as it is lyrical, Patron Saints of Nothing is a page-turning portrayal of the struggle to reconcile faith, family, and immigrant identity.
|Along For The Ride by Sarah Dessen : INR1179 ISBN: 9780670011940|
A New York Times bestsellerUp all night. Nights have always been Auden’s time, her chance to escape everything that’s going on around her. Then she meets Eli, a fellow insomniac, and he becomes her nocturnal tour guide. Now, with an endless supply of summer nights between them, almost anything can happen. . . . “As with all Dessen’s books, [this] is a must-have” —VOYA, starred review Also by Sarah Dessen:DreamlandJust ListenKeeping the MoonLock and KeyThe Moon and MoreSomeone Like YouThat SummerThis LullabyThe Truth About ForeverWhat Happened to Goodbye
|The Tell-tale Start by Gordon Mcalpine : INR892 ISBN: 9780670784912|
Meet Edgar and Allan Poe -- twelve-year-old identical twins, the great-great-great-great-grandnephews of Edgar Allan Poe. They look and act so much alike that they''re almost one mischievous, prank-playing boy in two bodies. When their beloved black cat, Roderick Usher, is kidnapped and transported to the Midwest, Edgar and Allan convince their guardians that it''s time for a road trip. Along the way, mayhem and mystery ensue, as well as deeper questions: What is the boys'' telepathic connection? Is Edgar Allan Poe himself reaching out to them from the Great Beyond? And why has a mad scientist been spying on the Poe family for years?With a mix of literary humor, mystery, a little quantum physics, and fun extras like fortune cookie messages, letters in code, license plate clues -- and playful illustrations thoughout -- this series opener is a perfect choice for smart, funny tweens who love the Time Warp Trio, Roald Dahl, and Lemony Snicket.
|The First Thanksgiving by Jean Craighead George : INR536 ISBN: 9780698113923|
The Pilgrims called the celebration the Harvest Feast. The Pawtuxet Indians thought of it as the Green Corn Dance. But the first Thanksgiving was much more than that. Join Newbery Medalist Jean Craighead George and beloved illustrator Thomas Locker as they trace the passage of time from the melting of the glaciers that created Cape Cod and Plymouth Rock, to the moment the Pawtuxet Indians and the Pilgrims met and feasted on the bounty of the New World. From the simple text to the lush illustrations, the story of a harvest feast turned beloved tradition will captivate readers young and old. “Correcting misconceptions and clarifying contemporary attitudes, this beautiful book brings fresh insight and a fairer balance to the traditional story.”—Kirkus Reviews
|Don't Laugh, Joe! by Keiko Kasza : INR525 ISBN: 9780698117945|
It''s time for Joe to learn how to play dead. But no matter what Mother Possum does, Joe can''t help laughing. She pretends to be a hungry fox. She growls like a coyote. She shakes him like a wildcat. But Joe just laughs and laughs. Until a grumpy old bear comes along and teaches Joe a lesson he''ll never forget.
|The Tale Of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter : INR495 ISBN: 9780723263920|
2012 marks 110 years since Warne published The Tale of Peter Rabbit. In celebration, we are publishing limited editions of twelve classic tales with colorful covers, special endpapers, and notes explaining the history behind each book. The Tale of Peter Rabbit is the tale of a mischievous rabbit and his nerve-wracking encounter with Mr. McGregor.
|Still Life by Jacqueline West : INR749 ISBN: 9780803736917|
The fifth and final book in The Books of Elsewhere, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling, fan-favorite series--absolutely not to be missed.Annabelle McMartin is gone for good, but something worse lurks just out of sight--watching, waiting, preparing to strike. Then a field trip to the local art museum reveals a shock. What Olive discovers will create a chain of events that propel her to discoveries she may not wish to uncover, involving Morton''s vanished parents and the very deepest, darkest roots of Aldous McMartin''s creepy painted world. In this fifth and final book, Olive must seek the full, complex story of Elsewhere, its magical origins, and its creator, and in so doing, face her own fears and limitations--and possibly the destruction of Elsewhere itself. How far will Olive go to save the people and home she loves? And what will be the final cost?A must-read fantasy series for fans of Pseudonymous Bosch, Coraline, and Septimus Heap.
|Big & Little Questions (according To Wren Jo Byrd) by Julie Bowe : INR1084 ISBN: 9780803736931|
A Publishers Weekly and Barnes & Noble Best Book of the Year about Wren Jo Byrd, a nine-year-old introvert whose life has gone topsy-turvy ever since her dad moved out.By turns heartbreaking and heartwarming—exactly like real life. Julie Bowe takes on the tough questions about what it means to be honest, to be a good friend, and to be a family, and offers answers that, while not always easy, are always true.—Linda Urban, author of Weekends with Max and A Crooked Kind of PerfectBowe so masterfully took me inside the head and heart of Wren Jo Byrd that I felt like a ten year old again—and loved every minute.—Barbara O''Connor, author of How to Steal a DogIt''s the start of a new school year and Wren Jo Byrd is worried that everyone will find out her parents separated over the summer. No one knows the truth, not even her best friend, Amber. When even her new teacher refers to her mom as Mrs. Byrd, Wren decides to keep their divorce a total secret. But something else changed over the summer: A new girl named Marianna moved to town and wants to be Amber''s next bff. And because of her fib, Wren can''t do anything about it. From take-out dinners with Mom to the tiny room she gets at Dad''s new place, nothing is the same for Wren anymore. But while Marianna makes everything harder at first, Wren soon learns that Marianna once had to ask many of the same questions—the big ones, as well as the little ones—that Wren is asking now.Set in Wisconsin, with wonderfully nuanced characters—from the bossy new girl, who acts big but has a secret of her own, to the sporty girl who acts little and shy but who becomes an unexpected friend—this is a book about much more than divorce.
|Three Bears In A Boat by David Soman : INR949 ISBN: 9780803739932|
From the co-creator of the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series comes a high seas adventure inspired by the classic picture books Little Bear and Where the Wild Things Are. Three bear siblings break their mother’s favorite blue seashell, and rather than tell her, they decide to set out in their sailboat to find her a new one. On their quest they encounter salty sailors, strange new islands, huge whales, and vast seas but no blue seashells. When a treacherous storm suddenly blows in, the three bears find themselves tossed about in their little boat, far from Mama. What will become of their search, and what will it take to bring them safely home? This read aloud shares its best qualities with classic picture books: breath-taking illustrations, epic adventure, and a subtle message about taking responsibility for your actions.
|Little Miss Sunshine And The Wicked Witch by Roger Hargreaves : INR334 ISBN: 9780843124903|
Little Miss Sunshine discovers a wicked witch who is casting evil spells. Can she put a stop to the witch’s nasty tricks?
|I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson : INR859 ISBN: 9781101997949|
I have a best friend. That best friend is Me!Meet Nancy Carlson’s peppy pig—a character who is full of good feelings about herself. Her story will leave little ones feeling good about themselves, too!
|Life In The Gobi Desert by Ginjer L. Clarke : INR943 ISBN: 9781524784911|
Discover the desert in this fact-packed leveled reader!Welcome to the Gobi Desert, where you can find camels, scorpions, and even snow leopards! Explore this huge habitat and meet the many creatures that call it home. But keep an eye out for the ones that are no longer alive, too--the Gobi may have more dinosaur fossils than any other place on Earth! Learn more about this amazing place as well as how you can help protect and preserve it for future generations.
|Dr. Third by Adam Hargreaves : INR393 ISBN: 9781524784935|
These mashup storybooks combine the whimsical storytelling of Doctor Who with the humor, color, and simplicity of classic Hargreaves style.An all-new Doctor Who adventure featuring the Third Doctor reimagined in the style of Roger Hargreaves.
|David And The Lost Lamb by W. C. Bauers : INR525 ISBN: 9781524785901|
Tiny Bible Tales, a new series of board books, shares the stories of the Bible''s bravest heroes. With gentle, rhyming text and gorgeous illustrations, this book tells the tale of David saving a lost lamb from a hungry lion.Each day, David leads his flock of sheep out into the hills. When one lamb wanders from the rest and a hungry lion takes interest, David rushes to its aid, bringing the young sheep back to safety. This board book combines quiet, rhyming text with simple and colorful art to tell one of the Bible''s most treasured stories.
|Jonah And The Whale by W. C. Bauers : INR533 ISBN: 9781524785925|
Tiny Bible Tales, a new series of board books, shares the stories of the Bible''s bravest heroes. With gentle, rhyming text, this book tells the tale of Jonah getting swallowed by the great whale. And with illustrations depicting these heroic Biblical characters as children, readers can easily put themselves directly in the story.Little Jonah hears God say,Help the people to obey.After Jonah sets sail against God''s command, he finds himself in the belly of a great whale. Trapped there for three days and three nights, he learns a valuable lesson in forgiveness.
|The Law Of Loving Others by Kate Axelrod : INR620 ISBN: 9781595147905|
“Kate Axelrod’s atmospheric, intense book captures perfectly the heady feeling of being on the edge of adulthood, when the abstract concept of ‘love’ starts to have real and sometimes terrifying meaning and consequences.” – Emily Gould, author of Friendship “THE LAW OF LOVING OTHERS . . .Emma returns home from boarding school anticipating a quiet winter break hanging out with friends and taking trips into the city to visit her new boyfriend, Daniel. But when she arrives, she discovers that her mother has been hospitalized after suffering a schizophrenic break--and it''s not the first time. Emma''s life is immediately thrown into chaos as an ill-equipped Daniel starts to become emotionally distant, and Emma begins to question her own mental health. COULD NOT BE DISCOVERED BY REASON, Then, Emma meets Phil, whose brother is in the same rehabilitation center as Emma''s mother, and who understands what Emma is going through better than anyone else. As their connection deepens, Emma finds comfort in Phil, but she also worries that their shared sadness is only making her spiral further. BECAUSE IT IS UNREASONABLE.” A profound and classic coming-of-age novel, THE LAW OF LOVING OTHERS follows Emma''s heart-wrenching journey as she discovers what it means to love others--and herself--unconditionally.
|The Garden That We Grew by Joan Holub : INR239 ISBN: 9780141311982|
After planting the seeds and watching them grow, huge pumpkins appear in a patch. Now we can make pumpkin pie and jack-o''-lanterns! Planting a garden is so much fun, and this rhyming reader shows us how.
|Snatched by Pete Hautman : INR429 ISBN: 9780142407950|
From award-winning author Pete Hautman and Mary Logue comes a lively mystery series. When high school student Alicia Camden suddenly disappears, the small town of Bloodwater is in shock. And it’s up to Roni Delicata, reporter for the school newspaper The Bloodwater Pump, and her brilliant sidekick, Brian Bain, to figure out what’s going on. With suspects all around them and suspicions high, Roni and Brian risk their lives -- and a few groundings from their parents -- to get to the bottom of things. But can they find Alicia and solve the mystery before it’s too late? Full of suspense and humor, readers will love to watch the hilarious relationship between Roni and Brian as they save the day.
|After Tupac And D Foster by Jacqueline Woodson : INR555 ISBN: 9780142413999|
A Newbery Honor BookJacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s LiteratureThe day D Foster enters Neeka and her best friend’s lives, the world opens up for them. Suddenly they’re keenly aware of things beyond their block in Queens, things that are happening in the world—like the shooting of Tupac Shakur—and in search of their Big Purpose in life. When—all too soon—D’s mom swoops in to reclaim her, and Tupac dies, they are left with a sense of how quickly things can change and how even all-too-brief connections can touch deeply.Includes a Discussion Guide by Jacqueline WoodsonA slender, note-perfect novel.—The Washington PostThe subtlety and depth with which the author conveys the girls'' relationships lend this novel exceptional vividness and staying power.—Publishers Weekly Jacqueline Woodson has written another absorbing story that all readers—especially those who have felt the loss of a friendship—will identify with.—Children''s Literature Woodson creates a thought-provoking story about the importance of acceptance and connections in life.—VOYA
|Alice's Adventures In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll : INR429 ISBN: 9780147510983|
When Alice follows the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole, she finds herself in an enchanted world, filled with creatures like the Mad Hatter, the disappearing Cheshire Cat, and the Queen of Hearts. Alice quickly finds out that nothing is as it seems in the wild world of Wonderland...
|Looking At Lincoln by Maira Kalman : INR566 ISBN: 9780147517982|
Fans of Who Was? and Jean Fritz will love this introduction to our sixteenth President by beloved author and illustrator Maira Kalman. Who was Lincoln really? This little girl wants to find out. She discovers, among other things, that our sixteenth president was a man who believed in freedom for all, had a dog named Fido, loved Mozart, apples, and his wife''s vanilla cake, and kept his notes in his hat. From his boyhood in a log cabin to his famous presidency and untimely death, Maira Kalman shares Lincoln''s remarkable life with young readers in a fresh and exciting way.
|A Clatter Of Jars by Lisa Graff : INR1037 ISBN: 9780399174995|
One of the finest novelists of her generation, National Book Award nominee Lisa Graff returns readers to the world of A Tangle of Knots, where a camp for Talented kids just might be a recipe for disaster.In this magical companion to the National Book Award nominee A Tangle of Knots, it''s summertime and everyone is heading off to camp. For Talented kids, the place to be is Camp Atropos, where they can sing songs by the campfire, practice for the Talent show, and take some nice long dips in the lake. But what the kids don''t know is that they''ve been gathered for a reason—one that the camp''s director wants to keep hidden at all costs.Meanwhile, a Talent jar that has been dropped to the bottom of the lake has sprung a leak, and strange things have begun to happen. Dozens of seemingly empty jars have been washing up on the shoreline, Talents have been swapped, and memories have been ripped from one camper''s head and placed into another. And no one knows why.With a camp full of kids, a lake full of magic, and a grown-up full of a secrets, A Clatter of Jars is story of summer, family, and the lengths we go to win back the people we love. Perfect for readers who loved Katherine Paterson''s The Great Gilly Hopkins or Louis Sachar''s Holes.Praise for Lisa Graff''s novels:A Clatter of Jars:Graff is a master of the magical realism genre, and this offering is worthy of a spot in any middle grade collection.—School Library JournalGraff’s vivid character development and world building makes for tight plotting and nicely negotiable complexity. A great fit for fans of Louis Sachar’s Holes.—BooklistGraff’s prose and plot construction is as pleasing as ever, and A Clatter of Jars will appeal to a wide range of readers.—Bookpage A Tangle of Knots “Lisa Graff has created a beautiful world of deliciously interconnected stories that draw you in.”—Abby West, Entertainment Weekly, A-* “Subtle and intricate, rich with humor and insight, this quietly magical adventure delights.”—Kirkus Reviews *STARRED REVIEW** “Combining the literary sensibility of E. B. White with the insouciance of Louis Sachar, Graff has written a tangle that should satisfy readers for years to come.”—Booklist *STARRED REVIEW* Lost in the Sun * Graff writes with stunning insight [and] consistently demonstrates why character-driven novels can live from generation to generation.—Kirkus Reviews *STARRED REVIEW** Graff creates layered, vulnerable characters that are worth getting to know.—Booklist *STARRED REVIEW* * [A]n ambitious and gracefully executed story.—Publishers Weekly *STARRED REVIEW* * Weighty matters deftly handled with humor and grace will give this book wide appeal.—School Library Journal *STARRED REVIEW** Characterization is thoughtful.—BCCB *STARRED REVIEW*This is a novel that speaks powerfully, honestly, almost shockingly about our human pain and our human redemption. This book will change you.—Gary Schmidt, author of The Wednesday WarsLisa Graff crafts a compelling story about a boy touched with tragedy and the world of people he cares about. And like all the best stories, it ends at a new beginning.—Richard Peck, author of A Year Down Yonder
|The Emperor And The Kite by Jane Yolen : INR1068 ISBN: 9780399214998|
Princess Ojeow Seow, youngest and smallest daughter of the Emperor, is not thought of very much by her family--when thought of at all. So she spends her days playing with a kite made from paper and sticks. When the Emperor is captured and imprisoned in a high tower, though, it is Djeow Seow who patiently weaves a long, strong rope of her own hair, attaches it to the tail of her kite, and cleverly flies up to her father in hopes of rescuing him. Ed Young''s brilliant full-color illustrations, which are based on an intricate traditional Oriental papercut technique, grace this tale by renowned storyteller Jane Yolen. Told in an easy-to-read yet sensitive and poetic style, it evokes the long-ago and far-away flavor of ancient China. At the heart of the story are the timeless qualities of love and loyalty. This newly designed edition of the classic The Emperor and the Kite joins the beauty of language and art so wondrously that readers of all ages will be enchanted.
|Secrets According To Humphrey by Betty G. Birney : INR826 ISBN: 9780399257964|
Humphrey is back in his tenth adventure in the beloved middle-grade series! So many secrets are flying around Room 26 that Humphrey can barely keep track. Mrs. Brisbane knows a student is leaving, but Humphrey can''t figure out which one. (Even more confusing, Mrs. Brisbane seems unsqueakably happy about it.) The class is studying the Ancient Egyptians, and some of the kids have made up secret clubs and secret codes. Even Aldo is holding back news from Humphrey. Humphrey''s job as classroom pet is to help his humans solve their problems, but all these secrets are making it HARD-HARD-HARD!
|The Foreseeable Future by Emily Adrian : INR1132 ISBN: 9780399538995|
Audrey Nelson is planning for her future after graduation, but she has no idea her future contains a swoony summer romance, Internet fame, or a nursing home.Audrey''s life has been planned out for her since she was born, and now she''s supposed to attend Whedon College in the fall, where both of her parents work. But Audrey has a different plan in mind: She''s not going to attend college at all. She''s going to earn some money and move to Seattle, the city she''s loved since she was a child. And the best way to earn that money is by working the night shift at the local nursing home.Seth O''Malley works there, too, and a romance quickly blossoms between them. But things get complicated when Audrey saves the life of Cameron Suzuki, Seth''s ex. A video of her performing CPR at the beach goes viral, and suddenly, Audrey''s wanted for TV interviews and newspaper articles. And just when Audrey starts to love life at the nursing home--and life with Seth--Seattle comes knocking. Does she follow the path she set out for herself, even when it means leaving behind Seth and the cast of quirky patients she''s come to care for? Or does she embrace a future with Seth--at least for the foreseeable future--at the cost of abandoning her dreams?
|Look! by Jeff Mack : INR431 ISBN: 9780399545979|
This hilarious tale of a friendship forged by books is the perfect picture book for fans of IT''S A BOOK and OFFICER BUCKLE AND GLORIA! A great read-aloud for storytime.Everyone needs a little attention from time to time. Just ask our gorilla who will stop at nothing to be noticed by the boy with his eyes glued to the TV set. But for the gorilla, it’s going to take more than a quiet nudge to steal away the boy’s attention. When his usual antics fail to catch the boy’s eye—LOOK OUT! The gorilla has some other tricks up his sleeve. Using only two words—LOOK and OUT—Jeff Mack relates an adorably hilarious story about an attention-loving gorilla, a television-loving boy, and a friendship that develops over books. Simple in construct yet richly creative, this interactive and colorful tale will leave children laughing and loving books for years to come.Perfect for fans of It''s a Book and Officer Buckle and Gloria. Praise for LOOK!:An Amazon Best Book of the Month! * The slapstick action unfolds on linen-textured backgrounds, battered vintage book covers, and the actual pages of a book—hat-tips to the physicality of books that hint at a happy ending for bibliophiles of all ages. Even if audiences miss these winks and nods to the tactile pleasures of reading, they’ll still love that gorilla: hulking, eager-to-please and almost palpably furry, he’ll be welcome in any room.—Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEWThe personalities and emotions of the chunky, fluffy ape and the TV-entranced boy nearly vibrate off the page. Look, indeed! An energetic invitation to the joys of books.—Kirkus ReviewsThis is a fun read-aloud that will have children wanting to look and look again.—School Library JournalMack’s gentle, cartoonish illustrations are cleverly drawn on old book covers and endpapers, a subtle detail that emphasizes the joy of reading, and with a playful two-word vocabulary, even the littlest readers will be able to get in on the fun.—BooklistLook! treads familiar metafictive ground in celebrating the pleasures of reading, but it manages to feel fresh nonetheless, with inventive use of controlled text, vibrant mixed-media art, and thoughtful design.—Horn Book From the Hardcover edition.
|Dragon Healer #4 by Lucy Coats : INR337 ISBN: 9780448461960|
Demon’s abilities are put to the test!Beasts of Olympus is a series of illustrated chapter books set in a magical Ancient Greece where strange things still walk the Earth. In the fourth book, Demon must heal Ares’s smelly dragon in time for battle. Can he heal this sick beast before Olympus chokes on the stink?
|Rootin' Tootin' Cow Dog #8 by Nancy Krulik : INR393 ISBN: 9780448480978|
Yeehaw, Sparky is off to the Texas rodeo to find himself a job! There he eats delicious-smelling BBQ, watches mutton chasing and barrel racing, and even helps a new friend become a rodeo dog. But as Sparky heads home, he still doesnt have a job himself. What''s this dog to do?
|Foreman Frankie Is Handy by Jenny Goebel : INR239 ISBN: 9780448480992|
Foreman Frankie is paving a new highway. To do so, Foreman Frankie and his crew need to mix concrete, pour a layer of asphalt, and make sure the road is very smooth. Sing along to the tune of “Yankee Doodle Went to Town” and see how quickly Foreman Frankie and his crew can pave the highway!
|The Animals' Vacation by Shel Haber : INR265 ISBN: 9780448483993|
Discover a treasure trove of beautifully illustrated books with our new series, G+D Vintage! Featuring books from our Wonder Books line originally published in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, there’s something for every reader in these timeless stories with classic illustrations.It''s time for the zoo animals to go on vacation! Their plane makes several stops: a forest for the deer, the North Pole for the polar bear, the mountains for the panda, the jungle for the monkey, and more. But after two months away, the animals are happy to be reunited at the zoo--just in time to welcome Mrs. Kangaroo''s baby!
|Black Beauty by Anna Sewell : INR906 ISBN: 9780451479990|
A handsome horse with a glossy black coat and a pretty white star on his forehead, Black Beauty seems to lead a charmed life. Although his mother warns him that there are ''bad, cruel men'' in the world, he begins his life in a happy home, with a friendly groom to look after him and plenty to eat. However, when a change of circumstances means that he is sold, he soon discovers the truth of his mother''s words. Anna Sewell''s moving story is one of the best-loved animal adventures ever written.
|Who Was Jane Austen? by Sarah Fabiny : INR1117 ISBN: 9780515157994|
Step into the world of Georgian England and learn more about the genteel life of this beloved author.Although Jane Austen''s works were first published anonymously and brought her little personal recognition, today they are rarely out of print and have inspired movies, television shows and mini-series, literary anthologies, and many other adaptations all around the world. Her writing—principally her five novels—is a critique of the British landed gentry at the end of the eighteenth century, and often a comment on the pursuit of a good match in matters of marriage. Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park, Emma, and Northhanger Abbey remain her most famous works. Who Was Jane Austen? reveals the life of this most private author.
|Mine, All Mine! by Ruth Heller : INR508 ISBN: 9780698117976|
Perfect for introductory grammar and language arts lessons! What is a pronoun? How do you use it? Do you say, These candies are for him and me—or he and I? Explore language and discover how to use pronouns and their many forms from personal to reflexive to demonstrative. Praise for Mine, All Mine!:“Once again, Heller has taken a part of speech and made its function perfectly and entertainingly clear. ... From cover to cover, the stylishly drawn, brilliantly colored, double-paged illustrations grab readers and don''t let go. ... Who would have thought pronouns could be such fun?”—School Library Journal“Bold, handsome illustrations accompanied by a jaunty, rhymed text demonstrate their importance ... with all the panache of a Madison Avenue publicity campaign. ... Language teachers, rejoice!”—The Horn BookAbout the Explore! series: Dedicated to helping children learn a variety of nonfiction subjects, the Explore series uses pitch-perfect rhyming text and brilliantly illustrated images to make learning fun.Books in the series:Explore Language1. Behind the Mask: A Book About Prepositions2. Cache of Jewels: And Other Collective Nouns3. Fantastic! Wow! and Unreal!: A Book About Interjections and Conjunctions4. Kites Sail High: A Book About Verbs5. Many Luscious Lollipops: A Book About Adjectives6. Mine, All Mine!: A Book About Pronouns7. Merry-Go-Round: A Book About Nouns8. Up, Up and Away: A Book About Adverbs Explore Nature1. Animals Born Alive and Well: A Book About Mammals and Their Young2. Chickens Aren''t the Only Ones: A Book About Animals Who Lay Eggs3. The Reason for a Flower: A Book About Flowers, Pollen, and Seeds4. Plants that Never Ever Bloom: A Book About Fungi, Ferns, and Other Plants Without Flowers
|Sitting Ducks by Michael Bedard : INR470 ISBN: 9780698118973|
Day after day, brand new ducks roll off a giant assembly line operated by alligators at the Colossal Duck Factory. They are loaded into trucks and taken to Ducktown, where they are fattened up in preparation for their final destination—into the stomachs of alligators. Everything proceeds smoothly, until the day one of the alligators decides to take a wayward duck home. Over time, the alligator grows fond of his future dinner. Can a duck and an alligator really be friends in an alligator-eat-duck world? Find out in this charming and humorous friendship story.
|The Last Battle by Justin Larocca Hansen : INR707 ISBN: 9780803740969|
Two ordinary objects turned a pair of brothers into superheroes. Now they''re banding together with their neighbors to take down the evil Trench once and for all in the final volume of this graphic novel trilogy.Tuck and Hudson have figured out how to wield the superpowers they got when their mom bought them an ordinary-looking pair of scarves and an umbrella at a yard sale. But Trench, their supervillain archnemesis, is only getting more powerful. Slowly, the brothers have discovered the others in their town who have superpowered objects from that same yard sale. Now Tuck and Hudson, along with their friend Elvira and their squirrel sidekick, Steen, are leading a band of heroes in the fight against Trench. This final volume of the graphic novel adventure series features the heroes'' last stand, with plenty of twists and turns along the way.
|Spy Mad Libs by Roger Price : INR366 ISBN: 9780843172973|
Every stinky spy needs a pair of X-ray baseballs, an invisible penguin, and a spy mobile equipped with all the most silly features! Sounds like someone has been playing Spy Mad Libs! Play them with friends or enjoy them by yourself!
|Teddycats by Mike Storey : INR572 ISBN: 9781101998960|
Bill is a young Teddycat, which means he’s one of the most special--and mysterious--animals in the jungle. Teddycats can climb higher than any other mammal around. And because the Teddycats can climb so high, they get to live way up in the highest branches of the tallest trees, in a well-hidden and protected place called Cloud Kingdom. There are a lot of perks to Teddycat life, but there’s also a lot of responsibility--and rules--that come with it. Here are some things that Teddycats CANNOT do: • Use their super-strong, razor-sharp claws for anything except climbing or life-or-death situations • Reveal their existence or the location of Cloud Kingdom to humans and other predators And the number one thing that Teddycats can definitely, no matter what, NEVER do: • Bring outsiders into Cloud Kingdom That last rule is the most serious one of all. Unfortunately, it’s also the rule that Bill breaks one fateful day, when he brings his buddy Luke, an Olingo, up into Cloud Kingdom. All of a sudden, predators are circling, the ground beneath Cloud Kingdom is littered with human traps, and the Teddycat sanctuary is under attack. Their secret has been exposed, and Bill’s in danger of being banished for his crime. When a baby Teddycat is trapped and taken by a potentially vicious human, Bill knows he has to make things right. Along with a brave but ragtag team of comrades, he sets out into the jungle, determined to fight for the future of his species. Will curiosity kill the Teddycats? Or will Bill find a way to claw his way out of this mess? From the Hardcover edition.
|Dr. Sixth by Adam Hargreaves : INR393 ISBN: 9781524784966|
These mashup storybooks combine the whimsical storytelling of Doctor Who with the humor, color, and simplicity of classic Hargreaves style.An all-new Doctor Who adventure featuring the Sixth Doctor reimagined in the style of Roger Hargreaves.
|The Search For The Oopsy-daisy by Mickie Matheis : INR678 ISBN: 9781524784997|
There''s trouble in Hatchtopia! Help find the missing Hatchimal in this adorable adventure based on the bestselling toy.When siblings Ava and Oliver journey with their Hatchimals to the magical world of Hatchtopia, they quickly come across a worried Penguala. Her best friend, a Burtle, is nowhere to be found! What''s more, they have a school project due soon, and need to locate a list of items--including the rare Oopsy-Daisy, which never grows in the same place twice. Can Ava and Oliver help find her missing friend and finish the assignment in time?
|Enemy Of The Realm by Wesley King : INR550 ISBN: 9781595147998|
In book two of the series that''s Eragon meets Transformers, Marcus and Dree prepare to set out on a quest to find the storied, magical Egg. But first they''ll have to rally Dracone''s rebels and dragons if they''re going to have any chance of winning the war against Francis''s army of drones. Having barely escaped the wrath of Prime Minister Francis Xidorne and his army of drones, Marcus Brimley finds himself back on Earth, this time with Dree and George in tow. The group''s mission is clear: Find the Flames'' ancient Egg and bring it back to Dracone, so that its powerful dragon magic can be harnessed in the fight against the drones. But when the U.S. government complicates their plans, Marcus, Dree, and George must figure out another way to get their hands on the Egg—even if it means making an enormous sacrifice. Meanwhile, the situation waiting for Marcus and Dree back in Dracone is worse than ever. Francis''s factories continue to churn out new drones by the day, and with attacks becoming more powerful and more frequent, the displaced citizens of Dracone begin to form a rebel army of their own—one that isn''t quite on board with the dragon/human alliance. And as the war escalates and Francis''s army grows stronger, Marcus and Dree can''t help but wonder: Who''s on their side?Praise for Dragons vs. Drones: This mash-up of fantasy and sci-fi is excellently done. Middle-grade readers will devour this and rejoice that the ending leaves room for a sequel. —Booklist [Dragons vs. Drones] will hold strong appeal for kids who are into coding and all things tech. —School Library Journal
|Jamie O'rourke And The Big Potato by Tomie Depaola : INR366 ISBN: 9780448450902|
Jamie O?Rourke is the laziest man in all of Ireland, far too lazy to help his wife on their farm. Then, after a chance encounter with a leprechaun, Jamie finds himself growing the biggest potato in the world. But what will happen when the potato grows too large for Jamie and the villagers to handle?
|Emma Kate by Patricia Polacco : INR573 ISBN: 9780142411964|
That adorable Emma Kate has an imaginary friend. They walk to school together every morning and sit together in class. They sleep over at each other’s houses and do their homework side by side. They even have their tonsils out and eat gallons of pink ice cream together. But a hilarious twist will have readers realizing there’s more to this imaginary friend than meets the eye!
|Tsarina by J. Nelle Patrick : INR954 ISBN: 9781595146939|
Romance, adventure, magic and history blend seamlessly into a story that is... historically sensitive and gloriously thrilling. --Kirkus, starred review Natalya knows a secret. A magical Faberge egg glows within the walls of Russia''s Winter Palace. It holds a power rooted in the land and stolen from the mystics. A power that promises a life of love for her and Alexei Romanov. Power, that, in the right hands, can save her way of life. But it''s in the wrong hands. An epic romance with glittering magical elements, TSARINA is swirling with beautiful prose, stark Russian contrasts, and lavish visuals perfect for fans of Libba Bray''s A Great and Terrible Beauty.
|The Castle In The Mist by Amy Ephron : INR844 ISBN: 9780399546983|
In the tradition of Edward Eager and E.L. Konigsburg, a novel about the excitement—and the dangers—of wishing.Tess and her brother, Max, are sent for the summer to their aunt’s sleepy village in the English countryside, where excitement is as rare as a good wifi signal. So when Tess stumbles upon an old brass key that unlocks an ornately carved gate, attached to a strangely invisible wall, she jumps at the chance for adventure. And the world beyond the gate doesn’t disappoint. She finds rose gardens, a maze made of hedges, and a boy named William who is just as lonely as she is. But at William’s castle, strange things begin to happen. Carnival games are paid for in wishes, dreams seem to come alive, and then there''s William''s eerie warning: Beware of the hawthorn trees. A warning that chills Tess to the bone. In a magical, fantasy world that blurs the line between reality and imagination, readers are left to wonder exactly what they’d wish for if wishes could come true. Perfect for fans of Half Magic and The Secret Garden—and for anyone who''s ever wondered if magic is real.For the further adventures of Tess and Max, be sure to check out Amy Ephron''s Carnival Magic!Praise for The Castle in the Mist:“Bursting with imagination and warmth, Amy Ephron’s first novel for young people is a magical book in all ways.”—Holly Goldberg Sloan, New York Times bestselling author of Counting by 7sThis beautiful story’s quiet, peaceful tone nicely evokes both the serenity of country life and the haunting magic of the castle, and the emotional heft of Tess and Max’s separation from their parents, as well as their strong bond, keeps the tale firmly grounded in reality. Perfect for middle-graders who love classic fantasy.—BooklistRich description of the castle along with an elaborate map at the book''s beginning and an illustration at the end enhance the fantasy world....A sequel is suggested; beguiled readers will hope it happens.—Kirkus ReviewsThere are scenes...that are transcendent in their beautiful, ethereal descriptions [in this] uplifting novel about family and connection.—BCCBA slightly darker, updated take on magical realism classics such as Edward Eager’s Half Magic and E. Nesbit’s The Enchanted Castle.—School Library JournalA near-perfect 9....This book defies gravity because it’s hard to put down!—Time for Kids, kid reporter
|Mlb Ultimate Fan Playbook by Michael T. Riley : INR572 ISBN: 9780451533951|
Batter Up! The MLB Ultimate Fan Playbook is a must-have for Major League Baseball buffs of all ages! It includes games, puzzles, quizzes, activities, and more, all based on the most popular superstars of the MLB.
|You Are My Wonders by M Love : INR265 ISBN: 9780399252938|
The creators of You Are My I Love You pen an ode to students and their teachers, just in time for back to school No one captures the essence of our most cherished relationships quite like Maryann Cusimano Love and Satomi Ichikawa. Whether parent and child or grandparent and grandchild, Maryann''s tender, playful text and Satomi''s childlike, colorful illustrations are nothing less than odes to these universal bonds. Now the two shine their spotlight on students and teachers, enriching each other through storytelling, art, music, and of course, guidance. Perfect and reassuring for the youngest of students, You Are My Wonders is sure to be a hit at story time at home or in the classroom.
|Horrible Harry Bugs The Three Bears by Suzy Kline : INR356 ISBN: 9780142412954|
Horrible Harry has always loved insects, especially digging in the dirt for them. And, recently, he''s discovered a new favorite: earwigs! But when he tries to tell his friends about these critters, only Song Lee listens. So when Miss Mackle assigns groups in Room 3B to act out different fairy tales, Harry sees an opportunity to teach the class about his favorite bug. Will they think his play is hilarious...or horrible?
|Miami! #7 by Giada De Laurentiis : INR431 ISBN: 9780448483931|
When Zia Donatella comes to live with the Bertolizzi family, little do Alfie and his older sister, Emilia, know what’s in store for them. Zia Donatella is determined to show them how a home-cooked meal is better than even the best takeout pizza. And when Zia’s plan actually transports Alfie and Emilia to famous food cities around the world, they learn firsthand how food can not only take you places but also bring you back home. In the seventh book in the series, Zia turns up the heat when her secret ingredient sends the siblings to the Magic City - Miami, Florida! When they get there, they cook up an unforgettable adventure full of beautiful beaches, salsa dancing, and deliciously spicy Caribbean food.
|Fenway Fever by John Ritter : INR470 ISBN: 9780142424919|
Happy 100th Birthday, Fenway Park! "Stats" Pagano may have been born with a heart defect, but he lives for three things: his family''s hot dog stand right outside fabled Fenway Park, his beloved Red Sox, and any baseball statistic imaginable. When the family can no longer make ends meet with the hot dog stand, life becomes worrisome for Stats. Then the Sox go on a long losing streak and the team''s ace pitcher--and Stats''s idol--becomes convinced the famed Curse of the Bambino has returned. Stats just has to help . . . but how? As the Sox faithful sour on their team, Stats forms a plan that ultimately unifies an entire city and proves that true loyalty has a magic all its own. In honor of Fenway Park''s 100th birthday, baseball novelist John H. Ritter delivers an inspiring tale for the sports fan in each of us, regardless of team allegiance.
|Catalyst by Lydia Kang : INR954 ISBN: 9780803740938|
For fans of Uglies and The Maze Runner comes a complex, thrill-filled love story that will make you question exactly what it means to be humanIn the past year Zel lost her father, the boy she loves, her safety, and any future she might have imagined for herself. Now she, her sister, and the band of genetic outcasts they''ve come to call their family are forced on the run when their safe house is attacked by men with neural guns. But on the way to a rumored haven in Chicago, Zel hears something--a whisper from Cy, the boy who traded himself for her sister''s safety. And when she veers off plan in order to search for him, what she finds is not what she expected. There''s more to their genetic mutations than they ever imagined...aspects that make them wonder if they might be accepted by the outside world after all.
|Be Careful What You Sniff For #1 by Nancy Krulik : INR393 ISBN: 9780448463995|
Sent to the backyard for breaking a tick-tock-ticking toy, Sparky (an adorable but clumsy sheepdog puppy) immediately begins his favorite activity: diggety-dig-digging. Little does he know, he''s about to dig up the most amazing toy ever--a magic bone! With one bite into that sparkling bone, Sparky is magically transported to London, where he makes new friends, sees the sights, and gets into a bit of trouble. Join Sparky on his adventure to see how he escapes and makes it back home!
|Philadelphia! #8 by Giada De Laurentiis : INR453 ISBN: 9780448483955|
The votes are in! The Bertolizzi siblings are headed to Philadelphia for their latest great culinary adventure.When Zia Donatella comes to live with the Bertolizzi family, little do Alfie and his older sister, Emilia, know what''s in store for them. Zia Donatella is determined to show them how a home-cooked meal is better than even the best takeout pizza. And when Zia''s plan actually transports Alfie and Emilia to famous food cities around the world, they learn firsthand how food can not only take you places but also bring you back home.In this adventure, Zia sends the entire Bertolizzi family to the city of brotherly love - Philadelphia! Known as the birthplace of America, Philadelphia welcomes the family with its historic blend of colonial buildings, national landmarks, and equally revolutionary cuisine. Their Philadelphia tour guide, Emma, shows the family that foodie destinations like Reading Terminal Market and 9th Street have as rich a history as the Liberty Bell.
|Sharks! by Ginjer L. Clarke : INR270 ISBN: 9780448424903|
The very youngest readers can learn all about sharks-the fiercest of the fish family-in this informative Level 1. The simple, clear text and striking pictures makes this a perfect first introduction to these amazing creatures.
|Ten Miles One Way by Patrick Downes : INR1132 ISBN: 9780399544996|
The powerful story of a mind at the edge of unraveling, held together by love and acceptance.Nest and Q walk through the city. Nest speaks and Q listens. Mile by mile, Nest tells Q about her life, her family, her past . . . and her Chimaera, the beast that preys on her mind and causes her to lose herself. Q knows only that his love for Nest runs deeper than the demon that plagues her thoughts, that he loves her in spite of—or perhaps because of—the personal battle she fights every day.A beautifully-written, haunting story.Praise for Ten Miles One Way:“A loving but honest treatment of mental illness, these words will sing off the page and into your heart. No question: the world is a better place with Patrick Downes writing in it.”—A. M. Jenkins, author of the Printz Honor Book Repossessed* Downes subtly plumbs the depths of mental illness within the broader context of relationship and self-awareness....An intricate, unusual love story for readers attuned to compassion.—Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewThrough bewitching prose, idiosyncratic detail, and the presentation of a mind simultaneously on the edge of epiphany and exhaustion, breakthrough and breakdown, Downes crafts a tender portrayal of both mental illness and love itself. Part romance, part poetry, and part monologue, perceptive teens will devour this one.—BooklistThis is a dark, affecting tale about the mind of a bipolar adolescent attempting to run from her own thoughts, and her boyfriend, who listens, learns, and loves her throughout everything. Many readers will connect with this raw, powerful portrait of a young person living with mental illness. Recommended for most YA collections.—School Library JournalWhat’s most interesting is that underneath the journey and the mental illness and even the harrowing crash, this is at the core a love story, one that isn’t always pretty or even healthy but is absolutely memorable.—BCCBDownes doesn’t cloak the depth of Nest’s suffering nor offer false promises about love’s ability to rescue or redeem.—Publishers WeeklyPraise for Fell of Dark:* “A stunning debut novel that offers sophisticated readers a glimpse into the psychological disintegration of two distinct characters.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review * “[W]hether in an image or in a confused, despairing reaction to an incomprehensible world . . . Downes’s vision will connect into an epiphany.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review * “Readers willing to sink into the depths of two unstrung teens and their frantic individual struggles to understand the cruelties and redemptions of the universe will be rewarded by this disarming, thought-provoking, and entrancing story.”—Booklist, starred review “Here is a book built of darkness and gleam, of raw emotion and shattering poetry, of harrowing compulsions and zero compromise. Patrick Downes possesses blazing, beautiful, terrifying talent. His characters walk the shadows. His language bursts like sky.”—Beth Kephart, National Book Award nominee “Luminous and pure. A masterwork of astonishing authority and beauty.”—Julie Berry, author of All the Truth That’s in Me
|What Is The Declaration Of Independence? by Michael C. Harris : INR393 ISBN: 9780448486925|
Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free!On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country''s ties with Britain and announce a new nation—The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that official. Discover the true story of one of the most radical and uplifting documents in history and follow the action that fueled the Revolutionary War.
|Lunch Money by Carol Diggory Shields : INR382 ISBN: 9780140558906|
Here are twenty-four hilarious poems about school, where all kinds of unexpected things happen. From an unusual pledge of allegiance and jungle gym gossip to recess rules and the rules of addition, Carol Diggory Shields captures the experiences of schoolgoers with wit and verve. This rollicking collection is sure to keep readers laughing until summer vacation. ?A frisky collection....Kids will greet Athe poems? with enthusiasm.? ?School Library JournalCarol Diggory Shields and Paul Meisel also collaborated on I Am Really a Princess (Dutton and Puffin) and I Wish My Brother Was a Dog (Dutton). Carol Diggory Shields lives in Salinas, California. Paul Meisel lives in Newtown, Connecticut.
|But I Am An Alligator by Lauren Child : INR239 ISBN: 9780448446974|
Lola has a favorite alligator costume that she wants to wear absolutely everywhere. Charlie tells her she can?t wear it ALL the time, but Lola argues that she can. Much to Charlie?s embarrassment, Lola wears her alligator costume to the supermarket and the park. She even plans to wear it for her school talk called ?All about Me!? Can Charlie stop Lola from making a fool of herself in front of the whole school?
|Skippyjon Jones In The Dog-house by Judy Schachner : INR1132 ISBN: 9780525472971|
The Siamese kitty boy with the gigantico imagination has returned for another loco adventure. In his room for a time-out, Skippyjon Jones lets his imagination take him to a shack where his Chihuahua friends are yipping and yapping and hiding out from the Bad Bobble-ito, who has taken over their doghouse. How El Skippito chills the Chihuahuas and banishes the Bobble-ito will make more amigos for this endearing and irresistible rascal who made his first appearance in Skippyjon Jones.Watch a Video
|Mardi Gras Activity Book by Karl Jones : INR572 ISBN: 9780843182972|
Mardi Gras comes alive for readers in this bright, bold activity book with colorful craft ideas, recipes, games and mazes, stickers, and even press-out pieces to create a Mardi Gras celebration in your own home!
|Amanda Pig And The Wiggly Tooth by Jean Van Leeuwen : INR239 ISBN: 9780142412909|
Amanda Pig is ecstatic! She has her first wiggly tooth, and she can?t wait for the tooth fairy to come! But her loose tooth won?t fall out. Her father offers to pull it out, but Amanda is scared that it will hurt too much. Disaster strikes when Amanda realizes that her tooth has fallen out on its own. Where can it be? Will the tooth fairy still come if Amanda?s tooth is really lost?
|The Journey Back by Priscilla Cummings : INR470 ISBN: 9780142422908|
A teenage boy faces his past and seeks redemption in the gripping companion book to Red KayakNine months in a juvenile detention facility was the punishment for his crime. After just a month he makes a bold escape that nearly kills him and soon an angry fourteen-year-old Digger is on the run. When injuries stop him, Digger hides at a riverside campground, where he befriends a young boy and a girl his own age. New friends, a job caring for rescued horses, and risking his life to save another make Digger realize that the journey back is not just about getting home. But he come to terms with his troubled past and face what he''s really running from?
|We Sled With Dragons by C. Alexander London : INR429 ISBN: 9780142426944|
“Thrilling and delightful!”—Pseudonymous Bosch, New York Times bestselling author The Navel Twins are at it again, for the fourth and final time! This time their travels take them to the North Pole where they are forced to sky dive, go dog sledding, get rescued by a man in a hot air balloon who looks vaguely like Santa, and finally find the long-lost Library of Alexandria. If they can get through that, they might have a fighting chance at finally going back to being couch potatoes. But that’s a tall order for the world’s most unenthusiastic siblings.
|Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? by Megan Stine : INR393 ISBN: 9780399541926|
The truly inspiring story of the first Latina Supreme Court Justice.Outspoken, energetic, and fun, Sonia Sotomayor has managed to turn every struggle in life into a triumph. Born in the Bronx to immigrant parents from Puerto Rico, Sonia found out at age nine that she had diabetes, a serious illness now but an even more dangerous one fifty years ago. How did young Sonia handle the devastating news? She learned to give herself her daily insulin shots and became determined to make the most out of her life. It was the popular sixties TV show Perry Mason that made Sonia want to become a lawyer. Not only a lawyer, but a judge! Her remarkable career was capped in 2009 when President Barack Obama nominated her to the Supreme Court, only the third woman and first Hispanic justice in the court''s history. Stories of Sotomayor''s career are hardly dry legal stuff—she once hopped on a motorcycle to chase down counterfeiters and was the judge whose ruling ended the Major League baseball strike in 1995.
|Fire From The Rock by Sharon Draper : INR470 ISBN: 9780142411995|
Sylvia is shocked and confused when she is asked to be one of the first black students to attend Central High School, which is scheduled to be integrated in the fall of 1957, whether people like it or not. Before Sylvia makes her final decision, smoldering racial tension in the town ignites into flame. When the smoke clears, she sees clearly that nothing is going to stop the change from coming. It is up to her generation to make it happen, in as many different ways as there are colors in the world.
|The Last Newspaper Boy In America by Sue Corbett : INR405 ISBN: 9780142416969|
Wil David canÕt wait to take over his brotherÕs paper route. For years it has been tradition in his family to hand over the route to the next boy in line on his twelfth birthdayÑand Wil is just about to turn twelve and get his chance to put his sidearm throw into action. But when the newspaper company cancels delivery to WilÕs small town, itÕs up to him to fight to save the route. Along the way, he unravels a carnival mystery, exposes a con artist, rescues his little town, and becomes a true hero.
|Orleans by Sherri L. Smith : INR545 ISBN: 9780147509963|
First came the storms.Then came the Fever.And the Wall. After a string of devastating hurricanes and a severe outbreak of Delta Fever, the Gulf Coast has been quarantined. Years later, residents of the Outer States are under the assumption that life in the Delta is all but extinct…but in reality, a new primitive society has been born. Fen de la Guerre is living with the O-Positive blood tribe in the Delta when they are ambushed. Left with her tribe leader’s newborn, Fen is determined to get the baby to a better life over the wall before her blood becomes tainted. Fen meets Daniel, a scientist from the Outer States who has snuck into the Delta illegally. Brought together by chance, kept together by danger, Fen and Daniel navigate the wasteland of Orleans. In the end, they are each other’s last hope for survival.Sherri L. Smith delivers an expertly crafted story about a fierce heroine whose powerful voice and firm determination will stay with you long after you’ve turned the last page.
|The Edge Of The Light by Elizabeth George : INR707 ISBN: 9780147513960|
The climactic final installment of New York Times bestseller Elizabeth George''s award-winning saga.Seth Darrow is a straightforward guy, and he likes life to be simple. Lately, it’s been anything but. Since his beloved grandfather’s stroke, Seth has been focused on getting Grand home again, before his aunt can take advantage of the situation to get her hands on Grand’s valuable real estate. Seth would also like to get his relationship with Prynne on solid ground. He loves her, but can he believe she has her drug use under control? Meanwhile, things are complicated for the other Whidbey Island friends. Derric has found Rejoice, the sister he left behind in Uganda, but no one – including Rejoice – knows she is his sister. Jenn is discovering feelings for her teammate Cynthia, feelings her born-again Christian mother would never find acceptable. And Becca, hiding under a false identity since her arrival on the island, is concealing the biggest secret of all. In the final book of the Whidbey Island saga, events build to an astonishing climax as secrets are revealed, hearts are broken, and lives are changed forever.
|Flight Of The Butterflies by Roberta Edwards : INR239 ISBN: 9780448453965|
Starting from the northern United States and southern Canada, millions of Monarchs converge every fall in one region in central Mexico. It''s not only an amazing sight to behold for the lucky residents of the area, but also a true miracle of nature. This easy reader follows the 2,500 mile-long journey of the Monarchs, with both full color illustrations and photographs.
|What Is The Panama Canal? by Janet B. Pascal : INR393 ISBN: 9780448478999|
Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the world’s most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!
|Tiny Goes To The Movies by Cari Meister : INR262 ISBN: 9780448482958|
It''s movie night in the park!Tiny and Eliot love summer. They play ball, swim, and go see a movie in the park. But when a cat appears onscreen during the film, Tiny doesn''t know it isn''t real. He barks and runs around, making a huge mess—and stealing the show!
|In The Trenches by Justin Larocca Hansen : INR716 ISBN: 9780803740952|
Fans of Amulet, Zita the Spacegirl, and Hilo will love this second volume in the Secondhand Heroes graphic novel series. Two ordinary objects turned a pair of brothers into superheroes. Now they must fight the evil Trench right in their own neighborhood. When Tuck and Hudson return from their first adventure as the superheroes Stretch and Brella, they’re still reeling from the shock of their newfound powers. But there’s no time to slow down. Trench, a supervillain whose powers came from the very same garage sale where Tuck and Hudson found their magic scarves and umbrella, lives around the corner—and he’s out to get the brother superhero duo. With help from their squirrel companion, Steen, and another newly minted superhero, a neighborhood girl named Elvira, the brothers keep fighting the good fight, with plenty of action and adventure along the way.
|Zoe In Wonderland by Brenda Woods : INR1084 ISBN: 9780399170973|
Coretta Scott King Honor winner Brenda Woods introduces introverted, daydream-prone Zoe, who’s afraid her real life will never be as exciting as her imaginary one. Zoe Reindeer considers herself “just Zoe”—never measuring up to her too-perfect older sister or her smarty-pants little brother. Truthfully, though, she’d rather just blend in with the plants at the family business, Doc Reindeer’s Exotic Plant Wonderland. She does have one friend, Q, and he’s the best one ever—but he’s moving away, leaving Zoe to fend for herself, and she doesn’t know what she’ll do without him. That is until a tall astronomer from Madagascar comes to the nursery looking for a Baobab tree. His visit starts a ball rolling that makes Zoe long for real adventures, not just imaginary ones—and shows her that perhaps her first real adventure is finally beginning.
|My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick : INR159 ISBN: 9780803736993|
A gorgeous debut about family, friendship, first romance, and how to be true to one person you love without betraying another“One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.”The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, numerous, messy, affectionate. And every day from her balcony perch, seventeen-year-old Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, Jase Garrett climbs her terrace and changes everything. As the two fall fiercely in love, Jase''s family makes Samantha one of their own. Then in an instant, the bottom drops out of her world and she is suddenly faced with an impossible decision. Which perfect family will save her? Or is it time she saved herself?A dreamy summer read, full of characters who stay with you long after the story is over.
|Lady Renegades by Rachel Hawkins : INR1132 ISBN: 9780399256950|
From the New York Times bestselling author of Hex Hall comes the sparkling finale in the beloved Rebel Belle series. Just as Harper Price starts coming to terms with her role as David Stark''s battle-ready Paladin, protector, and girlfriend—her world goes crazy all over again. Overwhelmed by his Oracle powers, David flees Pine Grove and starts turning teenaged girls into Paladins—and these young ladies seem to think that Harper is the enemy David needs protecting from. Ordinarily, Harper would be able to fight off any Paladin who comes her way, but her powers have been dwindling since David left town, which means her life is on the line yet again. Now, it’s a desperate race for Harper to find and rescue David before she backslides from superhero to your garden-variety type-A belle. New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hawkins brings the fun once again in the finale of this pitch-perfect romantic paranormal comedy series.
|Anne Of Green Gables by L.m. Montgomery : INR212 ISBN: 9780141334905|
The Cuthberts are in for a shock. They are expecting an orphan boy to help with the work at Green Gables - but a skinny red-haired girl turns up instead. Highly spirited Anne Shirley charms her way into the Cuthberts'' affection with her vivid imagination and constant chatter, and soon it''s impossible to imagine life without her.
|The Pet And The Pendulum by Gordon Mcalpine : INR906 ISBN: 9780670784929|
In The Tell-Tale Start, twins Edgar and Allan Poe foiled the nefarious Professor Perry, who wanted to use them in his deadly quantum entanglement experiment. In Once Upon a Midnight Eerie, they took on his equally evil mother and daughter. Now, in The Pet and the Pendulum, it''s time for the real showdown, which takes place in an old mansion right outside Baltimore. As with the first two books, The Pet and the Pendulum is filled with codes, brain-teasers, smart (not snarky) humor, and cameos by the actual Edgar Allan Poe, who is watching over his great-great-great-nephews from the Great Beyond. Readers won''t want to miss the Misaventures'' end!
|Gross Out! by Ginjer L. Clarke : INR239 ISBN: 9780448443904|
Did you know that the horned lizard squirts blood out of its eyes to scare off predators? Learn more about this creature as well as the leech, the naked mole rat, the hagfish, and many more creepy critters in this sickening and super science book. Not for the faint of heart, this revolting reader will be a favorite among boys and everyone interested in the strange and unusual!
|Twilight by Melissa J. Morgan : INR429 ISBN: 9780448449906|
This summer is shaping up to be so much better than Cassie had expected. Not only has she gotten over her fear of people, she’s also gotten over her fear of people that are boys! Now if only she could get over her most crushing fear of all—that pesky little one that can’t be named— this would qualify as the absolute best summer ever!
|Black Beauty by Anna Sewell : INR470 ISBN: 9780147510990|
The handsome horse Black Beauty begins his life in a happy home, until a change of circumstances leads him to learn about a crueler side of life. Black Beauty is the ultimate classic novel for horse fans of all ages.
|Jeremy Fisher Rocks Out by Frederick Warne : INR239 ISBN: 9780723295976|
A new adventure adapted from the Peter Rabbit TV show!One sunny summer day, everyone in the Lake District is gathered around the pond for Jeremy Fisher''s concert. But when Mr. Tod and Samuel Whiskers crash the festivities, it''s up to Peter, Lily, and Benjamin to save everyone from becoming Mr. Tod''s dinner!
|Mac Attack! #2 by D.j. Steinberg : INR431 ISBN: 9780448446998|
A chapter book story in a graphic novel format! In this mouthwatering sequel, Eda Grossweiner is the distasteful lunch lady at Daniel?s school who loves to serve gross glop. She is recruited by Kid-Rid Industries to brainwash kids into being polite and obedient?yuck! Once again, Daniel and his friends call upon their superpowers to confront the shady chef and save the world for the second hilarious time!
|By Mouse And Frog by Deborah Freedman : INR265 ISBN: 9780670784905|
A spritely read-aloud about the challenges—and joys—of collaboration Fastidious Mouse has one idea about how to tell a story. Free-spirited Frog has another. What happens when Frog crashes into Mouse''s story with some wild ideas? Chaos!...followed by the discovery that working together means being willing to compromise—and that listening to one another can lead to the most beautiful stories of all. In her best book yet, the visionary creator of Blue Chicken and The Story of Fish and Snail has crafted another subtle, clever book-about-books that''s also a delightfully entertaining story featuring adorable characters who will win readers'' hearts.
|Charlotte Cuts It Out by Kelly Barson : INR265 ISBN: 9780451468932|
Lydia and I were in eighth grade when we came up with our Grand Plan to go to cosmetology school and get jobs to build our clientele while we earned business degrees. Then we’d open our own salon . . . Now Charlotte and Lydia are juniors, in a Cosmetology Arts program where they’ll get on-the-job training and college credits at the same time. The Grand Plan is right on schedule. Which means it’s time for Step Two: Win the Winter Style Showcase, where Cos Arts and Fashion Design teams team up to dazzle the judges with their skills. Charlotte is sure that she and Lydia have it locked up—so sure, in fact, that she makes a life-changing bet with her mother, who wants her to give up cos for college. And that’s when things start going off the rails. As the clock ticks down to the night of the Showcase, Charlotte has her hands full. Design divas. Models who refuse to be styled. Unexpectedly stiff competition. And then, worst of all, Lydia—her BFF and Partner in Cos—turns out to have a slightly different Grand Plan . . Like 45 Pounds (More or Less), K.A. Barson’s Charlotte Cuts it Out is a funny, relatable story set in the heart of the Midwest, just right for girls who have big dreams of their own.
|Boy, Were We Wrong About The Weather! by K Kudlinski : INR265 ISBN: 9780803737938|
Hurricaines, Thunder and Lightning, climate change, Wind, Rain. We were once wrong about all of these. But are we right now? Find out in the latest book in this award-winning series. Ancient Sumerian warriors used to think that lightning and thunder were caused by an angry weather god —boy, were they wrong! Even today once common ideas about how our weather and climate work are changing as new discoveries are being made. Kathleen V. Kudlinski and Sebastià Serra team up to debunk old—and sometimes silly—myths about weather and to celebrate the pioneers that made meteorology the science it is today. This award-winning series is especially meant for the budding scientist and is perfect for children who are fascinated by the natural world and how it works.
|Finders Keepers by Keiko Kasza : INR318 ISBN: 9780399168987|
Fans of If You Give a Mouse a Cookie will love this new preschool gem from beloved storyteller Keiko KaszaA hat is not just a hat in these woods!From tree branch to stream to flower patch—wherever the hat lands, someone knows exactly what to do with it and exclaims, “Finders, keepers!”But this red hat doesn’t stay in one place for long, and everyone will be surprised by what happens to it in the end.Youngsters will be delighted by the silly scenes and clever twists and turns in this charming circular story.
|Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh : INR1097 ISBN: 9781524738952|
A timely, poignant tale of family, sacrifice and the friendship between a young Syrian refugee and an American boy living in Brussels.Fourteen-year-old Ahmed is stuck in a city that wants nothing to do with him. Newly arrived in Brussels, Belgium, Ahmed fled a life of uncertainty and suffering in Syria, only to lose his father on the perilous journey to the shores of Europe. Now Ahmed''s struggling to get by on his own, but with no one left to trust and nowhere to go, he''s starting to lose hope. Then he meets Max, a thirteen-year-old American boy. Lonely and homesick, Max is being bothered by a bully at school, he doesn''t speak a word of French, and just can''t seem to do anything right. But with one startling discovery, Max and Ahmed''s lives collide, banding the boys together to help Ahmed survive. As their friendship grows, Ahmed and Max defy the odds, learning from each other what it means to be brave, and how hope can change your destiny. Set against the backdrop of the Syrian refugee crisis, award-winning author Katherine Marsh delivers a gripping, heartwarming story of resilience, friendship and everyday heroes.
|The Berry Bitty Princess Pageant by Mickie Matheis : INR859 ISBN: 9780448466910|
Strawberry Shortcake makes her picture book debut in this hardcover book with a glittery jacket for only $16.99! Strawberry Shortcake and her friends compete in the Berry Bitty City Princess Pageant, where the winner is crowned princess for a day! Even though all the girls want to win, they decide to work together. The book has a super sweet ending that all little aspiring princesses—and their moms—will love!
|Hold Still by Nina Lacour : INR212 ISBN: 9780142416945|
The award-winning first novel from the bestselling author of We Are Okay. For fans of 13 Reasons Why.In the wake of her best friend Ingrid''s suicide, Caitlin is left alone, struggling to find hope and answers. When she finds the journal Ingrid left behind for her, she begins a journey of understanding and broadening her horizons that leads her to new friendships and first love. Nina LaCour brings the changing seasons of Caitlin''s first year without Ingrid to life with emotion, honesty, and captivating writing.
|Who Was Jacqueline Kennedy? by Bonnie Bader : INR393 ISBN: 9780448486987|
Through this engaging Who Was? biography, kids will discover the woman behind the sunglasses.Private and bookish, Jackie Kennedy found herself thrust into the world spotlight as the young and glamorous wife of the President John F. Kennedy. As First Lady she restored the once neglected rooms of the White House to their former glory, and through her charm and elegance became a style icon whose influence is still felt even today. Kids will be fascinated to read about a First Family whose youth, intelligence, and good looks captivated America in the early 1960s.
|The Secret Hum Of A Daisy by Tracy Holczer : INR938 ISBN: 9780399163937|
Twelve-year-old Grace and her mother have always been their own family, traveling from place to place like gypsies. But Grace wants to finally have a home all their own. Just when she thinks she''s found it her mother says it''s time to move again. Grace summons the courage to tell her mother how she really feels and will always regret that her last words to her were angry ones.After her mother''s sudden death, Grace is forced to live with a grandmother she''s never met. She can''t imagine her mother would want her to stay with this stranger. Then Grace finds clues in a mysterious treasure hunt, just like the ones her mother used to send her on. Maybe it is her mother, showing her the way to her true home.Lyrical, poignant and fresh, The Secret Hum of a Daisy is a beautifully told middle grade tale with a great deal of heart.
|What Was The Ice Age? by Nico Medina : INR1117 ISBN: 9780399543913|
A mesmerizing overview of the world as it was when glaciers covered the earth and long-extinct creatures like the woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats battled to survive.Go back 20,000 years ago to a time of much colder global temperatures when glaciers and extensive sheets of ice covered much of our planet. As these sheets traveled, they caused enormous changes in the Earth''s landscape and climate, leading to the evolution of creatures such as giant armadillos, saber-toothed cats, and woolly mammoths as well as club-wielding Neanderthals and later the cleverer modern humans. Nico Medina re-creates this harsh ancient world in a vivid and easy-to-read narrative.
|Otis And The Puppy by Loren Long : INR508 ISBN: 9780399171963|
The much-loved New York Times bestseller is now available for the youngest reader!Otis and his farm friends love to play hide-and-seek, but when the newest addition to the farm—a bounding puppy who can''t sit still and has a habit of licking faces—tries to hide one day, he finds his attention wandering along with his legs, and soon he is lost in the forest. Night falls and Otis knows his new friend, who is afraid of the dark, must be terrified all alone in the woods. So Otis, the friend you can always count on, sets out to find the frightened pup.Praise for Otis and the Puppy: “[T]his earnest tractor''s courage in the darkest hours makes him as reliable as Lassie or the Little Engine That Could.” —Publisher’s Weekly “Otis will win readers'' hearts.” —School Library Journal “Seek this out—‘game on!’” —Kirkus Reviews
|Frankenstein by Mary Shelley : INR763 ISBN: 9781101997970|
Embrace your inner geek with Puffin PixelsPuffin Pixels is a collection of classics featuring pixelated, 8-bit video game cover artwork in the Minecraft style. The scientist Victor Frankenstein is determined to create human life, but he unintentionally makes a monster. The creature is murderous, and begins to wreak havoc on Frankenstein''s loved ones. The struggle between the scientist and monster will continue until one of them is destroyed. A Gothic classic, Mary Shelley''s Frankenstein is the quintessential horror story.
|Pretending To Be Erica by Michelle Painchaud : INR716 ISBN: 9780147508928|
We Were Liars meets Heist Society in this riveting debut! Seventeen-year-old Violet’s entire life has revolved around one thing: becoming Erica Silverman, an heiress kidnapped at age five and never seen again. Violet’s father, the best con man in Las Vegas, has a plan, chilling in its very specific precision. Violet shares a blood type with Erica; soon, thanks to surgery and blackmail, she has the same face, body, and DNA. She knows every detail of the Silvermans’ lives, as well as the PTSD she will have to fake around them. And then, when the time is right, she “reappears”—Erica Silverman, brought home by some kind of miracle. But she is also Violet, and she has a job: Stay long enough to steal the Silverman Painting, an Old Master legendary in the Vegas crime world. Walking a razor’s edge, calculating every decision, not sure sometimes who she is or what she is doing it for, Violet is an unforgettable heroine, and Pretending to be Erica is a killer debut.The realistic, well thought-out plot with its unique cast of characters make this YA crime novel impossible to put down.—School Library Journal
|War Of The World Records by Matthew Ward : INR906 ISBN: 9781595146915|
Discover who will be crowned the world''s most record-breaking family in the book that''s perfect for fans of The Guinness Book of World Records!The rivalry between the Whipples and the Goldwins escalates to an all-out war as the World Record World Championships draw near. When sinister clowns Overkill and Undercut cause a regulation game of hide-and-seek to go horrifically wrong, recordless Arthur Whipple and his unlikely ally, Ruby Goldwin, set out to catch the clowns’ mysterious boss, known only as “the Treasurer.” The young detectives follow the clues through darkened alleyways, dingy nightclubs, and the gothic halls of the World Record Archives, where they unravel the mystery of the Lyon’s Curse and the secrets of their fathers’ shared past. In the end, Arthur must fight to save his family as he struggles to earn his first world record and prove himself worthy of the Whipple name.
|Burn by Sarah Fine : INR668 ISBN: 9780142423998|
The highly anticipated sequel to Scan does not disappoint. From page one, the mystery and action start off with a bang and only escalate. --VOYA At the cliffhanger ending of Scan, Tate loses the very thing he was fighting to protect, what his father had called the key to human survival. Tate doesn''t have much time to worry about it because he needs to get away, to ensure he and Christina are safe. His father left him one last thing that can do just that—a safe house, which turns out to be a clue to what''s really threatening the planet. As Tate follows the clues his father left behind, he starts to uncover the truth, realizing he''s up against an enemy he''s only beginning to understand. A riveting, fast-paced we are not alone adventure, Burn thrills to the very end. Perfect for fans of Ender''s Game, I Am Number 4, and The 5th Wave.
|Dracula by Bram Stoker : INR763 ISBN: 9781101997987|
Embrace your inner geek with Puffin PixelsPuffin Pixels is a collection of classics featuring pixelated, 8-bit video game cover artwork in the Minecraft style. Jonathan Harker is travelling to Castle Dracula to see the Transylvanian noble Count Dracula. He is begged by locals not to go there, because on the eve of St. George''s Day, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will come full sway. But business must be done, so Jonathan makes his way to the castle--and then his nightmare begins. His beloved wife, Mina, and other lost souls have fallen under the count''s horrifying spell. Dracula must be destroyed.
|Farm Fresh Fun #2 by Veera Hiranandani : INR643 ISBN: 9780448466989|
Gently humorous black-and-white illustrations pair nicely with the text. With all the foodies out there, this delightful series deserves a long shelf life…and many more courses.--Kirkus ReviewsFans of Junie B. Jones and Judy Moody . . . will enjoy this.--School Library JournalAge-appropriate humor via an outspoken, lovable, take-charge narrator. Dreidemy’s wiggly spot illustrations, meanwhile, supply plenty of nervous energy.--Booklist Phoebe’s class is going on a field trip to a farm to learn about where food comes from. Phoebe and her friends can’t wait to collect eggs from chickens, watch goats get milked, pick apples, and help make a farm fresh lunch. But when Phoebe and Sage decide to help goats by opening their gate, a peaceful field trip turns into a wild, noisy adventure. Before long, they learn an important lesson about farm animals—and in telling the truth!
|Heroes Of The Nfl by James Buckley : INR382 ISBN: 9781101995945|
Get to know your favorite NFL stars in this biography series! Russell Wilson is the first subject in a new biography series starring the players of the NFL! Each book is jam-packed with little-known facts and information that both kids and parents will enjoy, along with a four page color photo insert.
|Who's On Mount Rushmore? by Nancy Harrison : INR1097 ISBN: 9780448482903|
The iconic Mount Rushmore displays the faces of four important US presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. Each man made his mark, carving his place in history. Now, the presidents unite once again with the four Who Was...? biographies included in this boxed set, each with eighty black-and-white illustrations, to reveal the stories of these monumental leaders.
|Scaredy Bee by Unknown Grosset & Dunlap : INR239 ISBN: 9780448486918|
Buzzbee and Barnabee are camping in the meadow when they hear a scary noise outside the tent! Buzzbee goes out to explore, and he would never have guessed what he would find.
|The Official Nfl Players Association Guidebook by Charlie Hart : INR811 ISBN: 9781101995952|
Learn facts about your favorite NFL stars! The Official NFLPA Guidebook is the perfect way to learn all about the biggest stars of the NFL. Our 176-page book features more than 100 players and their stats and need-to-know information, as well as tons of fun, action-packed photography! It''s a must-have for fans of the NFL, no matter your age, and makes a great gift. The book even includes a poster that you can pull out and hang on your wall or locker!
|The Dark Water by Seth Fishman : INR954 ISBN: 9780399159916|
To escape Blake Sutton’s army at the end of the enthralling The Well’s End, Mia and her friends jump into the newly gurgling fountain of youth and swim to its very bottom. When they resurface, an astounding world awaits them—an entire underground civilization of humans, the Keepers of the Well. But instead of finding a safe haven, Mia and her gang are quickly embroiled in a dangerous, high-stakes battle royale. If Mia wants to save everyone she loves and make it back home alive, she’s got to get to the water’s Source before Sutton and his troops, who are still hot on her trail. With new characters and new threats, Seth Fishman has upped the ante fantastically and delivers another tense, fast-paced adventure in a richly imagined world just below our feet.
|Man-monsters And Animal Horrors #3 by John Gatehouse : INR429 ISBN: 9780843169942|
Now it’s the monsters’ turn to be scared!The monster hunting continues is the third installment of Monster Hunters Unlimited. This series of tongue-in-cheek handbooks instruct readers on the not-so-deadly art of monster hunting. Complete with comical, full-color art and irreverent narratives based around actual myths, folklore, and legends, Monster Hunters Unlimited: Shape Shifters and Flying Fiends is a must-have book for all young monster hunters.
|Pick Your Play #1 by Michael T. Riley : INR382 ISBN: 9781101995969|
Help your favorite football stars make plays in this interactive series! Have you ever wanted to take the field with your favorite NFL players? Here''s your chance! Our new interactive fiction series allows kids to take the field with their favorite NFL superstars. Do you want to run or pass? Kick a field goal or go for it on 4th and 1? The choice is up to you! Pick Your Play #1 puts readers on the field with Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.
|Easter Surprise by Beatrix Potter : INR212 ISBN: 9780723268901|
Easter Surprise is a bright lively story for springtime! Follow Peter Rabbit as he excitedly hops along to share an Easter surprise with his friends. The charming rhyming story features lots of Beatrix Potter''s most famous characters, such as Tom Kitten and Jemima Puddle-Duck in a Pied Piper-style adventure. This great-value board book has thick sturdy pages, and a simple but effective raised cut-out Peter Rabbit on the cover. It has all the ingredients to become a firm favourite!
|Everyone Sleeps by Marcellus Hall : INR106 ISBN: 9780399257933|
In this good-night book that explains how a variety of animals go to sleep, the sun has set and the whole family has gone to bed, except for their dog, Conrad. Curious to find out if anyone else is awake, he wanders far and wide—through fields and forests, across lakes and oceans—only to find all creatures fast asleep. Conrad is wide-awake, although counting a herd of snoring sheep does make him drowsy! Is everyone asleep?Marcellus Hall’s lush nighttime scenes glow with warmth in this playful bedtime story, which features a variety of land and sea creatures, and is narrated by a funny little goggle-eyed pug who will steal readers’ hearts.
|So You Want To Be An Inventor? by Judith St. George : INR1302 ISBN: 9780399235931|
St. George and Small, the Caldecott Medal-winning team who created So You Want to Be President?, are back with another spirited and witty look at history-this time focusing on the inventors and inventions who have given us lightbulbs, automobiles, and all the other things that keep the world humming. So You Want to Be an Inventor? features some of the world''s best-known inventors-Thomas Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Eli Whitney-as well as lesser-known geniuses like Georges de Mestral (inventor of Velcro), Wilhelm Roentgen (inventor of X rays), and Hedy Lamarr (inventor of a system that became the basis for satellite communication-who knew?). Whether you''re a dreamer or a loner, a copycat or a daredevil, this book might just inspire readers to invent something that could change the world!
|Winnie The Pooh Deluxe Gift Box by A. A. Milne : INR6388 ISBN: 9780525422921|
A prolific writer, A. A. Milne published 35 plays, 6 novels, 3 books of verse, 3 collections of short stories, and several works of nonfiction, including sketches for Punch magazine, of which he was the assistant editor. Nevertheless, his fame rests on four books for children: two of whimsical stories about the stuffed animals in his son's bedroom (Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner) and two of verse (When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six). All are considered classics and have been included among the Children's Literature Association's Touchstone books as the best in children's literature, on the Lewis Carroll Shelf list, and on the Choice magazine list of books for the academic library. He also wrote Toad of Toad Hall, a play based on Grahame's The Wind in the Willows, and Once upon a Time: A Fairy Tale for Grown-ups, both of which are sometimes included in volumes with the four classic works. Milne had a son, Christopher Robin, who served as the model for the little boy in his children's books.
|Bubble Bath Pirates by Jarrett J. Krosoczka : INR914 ISBN: 9780670035991|
BATH TIME! calls out the pirate mommy. ARGHHH! answer her little pirates. It''s time to walk the plank for these two pirate pretenders. To the refrain of Yo ho, yo ho, it''s off to the bath we go! the pirates and their mommy make their way to a bath full of ships and suds and even a pirate rubber ducky. After all hands on deck have been soaped and swabbed, it''s time for a little pirate treasure of ice cream before bedtime!Whether bath-lovers or bath-haters, children are sure to get caught up in this spirited adventure on the high seas of the bathtub.
|The Edge Of The Shadows by Elizabeth George : INR424 ISBN: 9780670012985|
The first fire may have been an accident, but what about the second? And the third—the one that killed someone. Becca King and her friends wonder if one of the newcomers to the island is to blame. Perhaps it’s Isis Martin’s brother, Aidan, just home from a school for troubled teens. Or Parker Natalia, a talented musician fired by his bandmates for unknown reasons.Meanwhile, Becca’s education in the paranormal continues, as fellow psychic Diana Kinsale encourages her to explore her growing extrasensory abilities.Beautiful Whidbey Island may seem like a tranquil haven, but all is not as it seems.The third book in the Whidbey Island saga confirms Elizabeth George’s place as a top-notch writer of suspense novels.
|The Different Girl by Gordon Dahlquist : INR159 ISBN: 9780525425977|
Veronika. Caroline. Isobel. Eleanor. One blond, one brunette, one redhead, one with hair black as tar. Four otherwise identical girls who spend their days in sync, tasked to learn. But when May, a very different kind of girl—the lone survivor of a recent shipwreck—suddenly and mysteriously arrives on the island, an unsettling mirror is about to be held up to the life the girls have never before questioned.Sly and unsettling, Gordon Dahlquist’s timeless and evocative storytelling blurs the lines between contemporary and sci-fi with a story that is sure to linger in readers’ minds long after the final page has been turned.
|The Edge Of The Water by Elizabeth George : INR159 ISBN: 9780670012978|
A mysterious girl who won’t speak; a coal black seal named Nera that returns to the same place very year; a bitter feud of unknown origin—strange things are happening on Whidbey Island, and Becca King, is drawn into the maelstrom of events.But Becca, first met in The Edge of Nowhere, has her own secrets to hide. Still on the run from her criminal stepfather, Becca is living in a secret location. Even Derric, the Ugandan orphan with whom Becca shares a close, romantic relationship, can’t be allowed to know her whereabouts.As secrets of past and present are revealed, Becca becomes aware of her growing paranormal powers, and events build to a shocking climax anticipated by no one.Acclaimed author Elizabeth George brings her extraordinary talents to this intriguing story that blends mystery and myth.
|Out Of The Easy by Ruta Sepetys : INR106 ISBN: 9780399256929|
“A haunting peek at the life of a teenage girl in 1950s New Orleans.”--Entertainment WeeklyIt’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan get out, but a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie tangled in an investigation that will challenge her allegiance to her mother, her conscience, and Willie Woodley, the brusque madam on Conti Street.Josie is caught between the dream of an elite college and a clandestine underworld. New Orleans lures her in her quest for truth, dangling temptation at every turn, and escalating to the ultimate test.With characters as captivating as those in her internationally bestselling novel Between Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys skillfully creates a rich story of secrets, lies, and the haunting reminder that decisions can shape our destiny.Praise for OUT OF THE EASY“Sepetys writes with rawness and palpable emotional unease…the stakes are momentous.”--The New York Times Book Review“Street-smart, literary and compassionate… Atmospheric and assured…nicely paced novel.”--Wall Street Journal* A surefire winner. Immensely satisfying.--Kirkus, starred reviewNew York Times bestsellerAn Amazon Best Book of the Year 2013A Kirkus Best Book of 2014A Goodreads Best Young Adult Fiction Book of 2013Yalsa Best Fiction for Young Adults nominationCarnegie Medal Finalist
|My Life In Black And White by Natasha Friend : INR53 ISBN: 9780670784943|
What if you lost the thing that made you who you are? Lexi has always been stunning. Her butter-colored hair and perfect features have helped her attract friends, a boyfriend, and the attention of a modeling scout. But everything changes the night Lexi''s face goes through a windshield. Now she''s not sure what''s worse: the scars she''ll have to live with forever, or what she saw going on between her best friend and her boyfriend right before the accident. With the help of her trombone-playing, defiantly uncool older sister and a guy at school recovering from his own recent trauma, Lexi learns she''s much more than just a pretty face.
|Impossible by Nancy Werlin : INR265 ISBN: 9780142414910|
A beautifully wrought modern fairy tale from master storyteller and award-winning author Nancy Werlin Inspired by the classic folk ballad “Scarborough Fair,” this is a wonderfully riveting novel of suspense, romance, and fantasy. Lucy is seventeen when she discovers that she is the latest recipient of a generations-old family curse that requires her to complete three seemingly impossible tasks or risk falling into madness and passing the curse on to the next generation. Unlike her ancestors, though, Lucy has family, friends, and other modern resources to help her out. But will it be enough to conquer this age-old evil?
|modern Classics The Love Of A Good Woman by Alice Munro : INR944 ISBN: 9780143055006|
With an Introduction by A.S. Byatt Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the National Book Critics’ Circle Award, the Trillium Book Award, and the O. Henry Award, and A 2004 CBC Canada Reads selection In The Love of a Good Woman, Alice Munro looks back to the beginning of the sixties and provides nothing less than a portrait of a generation.
|Quinn by Dan Robson : INR1038 ISBN: 9780143196020|
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 RBC TAYLOR PRIZEA tribute to the larger than life story of a hockey icon and hero. The hockey world mourned when Pat Quinn died in November 2014. Tough guys sobbed. Networks carried montages of Quinn''s rugged hits, his steely-eyed glare, and his famous victories. Quinn made a few enemies over the years, but there was no one who didn''t respect the tough working-class kid who had fought his way to the very top of the hockey world. He had butted heads with superstars, with management, and with the league itself. And he had also succeeded at every level, finishing his journeyman''s career as the captain of an NHL team, then quickly emerged as one of the best coaches in the league. He gathered executive titles like hockey cards, and done things his own way, picking up a law degree along the way. He was brash, dour, and abrasive--and people loved him for his alloy of pugnacity and flair, his three-piece suits and cigars, his Churchillian heft and his scowl. In the end, the player who would never even have dreamed of being inducted into the Hall of Fame was the chair of the Hall''s selection committee. That is Quinn''s story: an underdog who succeeded so completely that his legacy has become the standard by which others are judged. Told by bestselling author Dan Robson, and supported by the Quinn family and network of friends, Quinn is the definitive account of one of the game''s biggest personalities and most storied lives.
|Family Furnishings by Alice Munro : INR1162 ISBN: 9780143194248|
From Canada''s most beloved author, and winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature--perhaps our most beloved author--a new selection of her peerless short fiction, gathered from the collections of the last two decades, a companion volume to Selected Stories (1968-1994) No Nobel Prize in recent years has garnered the enthusiastic reception that Alice Munro''s has, and in its wake, her reputation and readership have skyrocketed worldwide. Now, Family Furnishings gives us twenty-five of her most accomplished, most powerfully affecting stories, most of them set in the territory she has so brilliantly made her own: the small towns and flatlands of southwestern Ontario. Subtly honed with the author''s hallmark precision, grace, and compassion, these stories illuminate the ordinary but quite extraordinary particularity in the lives of men, women, and children as they discover sex, fall in love, part, quarrel, head out into the unknown, suffer defeat, and find a way to be in the world.
|Bobbette & Belle by Allyson Bobbitt : INR1545 ISBN: 9780670068326|
Irresistible classic baked goods with a unique twist Allyson Bobbitt and Sarah Bell have been sharing their delectable creations with adoring patrons since the first Bobbette & Belle pastry shop opened its doors in 2010. Visitors come from near and far to enjoy a wide selection of cakes, cupcakes, tarts and their beloved French macarons and decadent hot chocolate. Beautifully packaged caramel corn, homemade marshmallows in soft shades of pastel and cookies are among a few of the favourite take-home treats.In Bobbette & Belle, Allyson and Sarah share their most loved recipes that fill their French-inspired pastry shops, from Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies and Dark Chocolate Brownie Fudge Cake to Caramelized Almond Torte and Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie. Over 100 recipes and variations including classic cookies and bars; cupcakes and layer cakes; loaves, scones, bundts and tortes; crumbles, tarts and pies; French macarons; confections and more to create your own magical world of sweets at home.Stunningly designed with gorgeous photography, this book is just as enchanting as the Bobbette & Belle treats themselves.
|My Best Stories by Alice Munro : INR1070 ISBN: 9780143170396|
My Best Stories is a dazzling selection of stories—seventeen favourites chosen by the author from across her distinguished career. The stories are arranged in the order in which they were written, allowing even the most devoted Munro admirer to discover how her work developed. "Royal Beatings" shows us right away how far we are from the romantic world of happy endings. "The Albanian Virgin" smashes the idea that all of her stories are set in B.C. or in Ontario''s "Alice Munro Country." "A Wilderness Station" breaks short story rules by transporting us back to the 1830s and then jumping forward more than a hundred years. And the final story, "The Bear Came Over the Mountain," which was adapted into the film Away from Her, leads us far beyond the turkey-plucking world of young girls into unflinching old age. Every story in this selection is superb. It is a book to read—and reread—very slowly, savouring each separate story. This collection of small masterpieces deserves a place in every book lover''s home.
|The Penguin Book Of Crime Stories Volume Ii by Various Various : INR644 ISBN: 9780143172352|
Bestselling Canadian author Peter Robinson once again serves up a treat for crime fiction lovers: a compilation of outstanding contemporary crime writing from the English-speaking world. With a selection of 15 stories featuring both established writers and new voices, The Penguin Book of Crime Stories, Volume II is a rich dish of literary menace, psychological insight, and roaring plot. This collection includes riveting stories by Lee Child, John Connolly, Jeffrey Deaver, Sue Grafton, Sophie Hannah, and Ruth Rendell.
|A Brief History Of Seven Killings by Marlon James : INR1234 ISBN: 9781594486005|
Winner of the 2015 Man Booker PrizeA recipient of the 2015 American Book AwardOne of the Top 10 Books of 2014 – Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times A New York Times Book Review Notable Book Named a best book of the year by: The New York Times Chicago Tribune The Washington Post The Boston Globe Time Newsweek The Huffington Post The Seattle Times The Houston Chronicle Publishers Weekly Library Journal Popsugar BookPage BuzzFeed Books Salon Kansas City Star L Magazine From the acclaimed author of The Book of Night Women comes a “musical, electric, fantastically profane” (The New York Times) epic that explores the tumultuous world of Jamaica over the past three decades. In A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James combines brilliant storytelling with his unrivaled skills of characterization and meticulous eye for detail to forge an enthralling novel of dazzling ambition and scope. On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert to ease political tensions in Kingston, seven gunmen stormed the singer’s house, machine guns blazing. The attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Little was officially released about the gunmen, but much has been whispered, gossiped and sung about in the streets of West Kingston. Rumors abound regarding the assassins’ fates, and there are suspicions that the attack was politically motivated. A Brief History of Seven Killings delves deep into that dangerous and unstable time in Jamaica’s history and beyond. James deftly chronicles the lives of a host of unforgettable characters – gunmen, drug dealers, one-night stands, CIA agents, even ghosts – over the course of thirty years as they roam the streets of 1970s Kingston, dominate the crack houses of 1980s New York, and ultimately reemerge into the radically altered Jamaica of the 1990s. Along the way, they learn that evil does indeed cast long shadows, that justice and retribution are inextricably linked, and that no one can truly escape his fate. Gripping and inventive, shocking and irresistible, A Brief History of Seven Killings is a mesmerizing modern classic of power, mystery, and insight.
|Amanda Wakes Up by Alisyn Camerota : INR1069 ISBN: 9780399564000|
“Amanda Gallo is my kind of girl: funny, self-aware, and unable to resist a makeover. . . . I loved this novel.” —Lauren Weisberger, author of The Devil Wears Prada and When Life Gives You Lululemons“Entertaining.” —PeopleWhen Amanda Gallo, fresh from the backwater of local TV, lands the anchor job of her dreams at FAIR News, she thinks she’s finally made it: a six-figure salary, wardrobe allowance, plenty of on-air face time, and a chance to realize her dreams, not to mention buy herself lunch. Instead, she finds her journalistic ideals shredded as she struggles to keep up with the issues in a ratings-crazed madhouse: battling for hair and makeup time; coping with her sexist (but scathingly handsome) coanchor, Rob; and showing Benji Diggs, her media maestro boss, that she’s got what it takes. As the news heats up in a hotly contested election season and a wildcard candidate, former Hollywood actor Victor Fluke, appears on the scene, Amanda’s pressure-cooker job gets hotter while her personal life unravels. Walking a knife’s edge between ambition and survival, and about to break the biggest story of her career, Amanda must decide what she’s willing to give up to get ahead—and what she needs to hold onto to save herself.
|The Signal And The Noise by Nate Silver : INR1271 ISBN: 9780143125082|
One of the more momentous books of the decade. -The New York Times Book ReviewNate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger—all by the time he was thirty. He solidified his standing as the nation''s foremost political forecaster with his near perfect prediction of the 2012 election. Silver is the founder and editor in chief of the website FiveThirtyEight. Drawing on his own groundbreaking work, Silver examines the world of prediction, investigating how we can distinguish a true signal from a universe of noisy data. Most predictions fail, often at great cost to society, because most of us have a poor understanding of probability and uncertainty. Both experts and laypeople mistake more confident predictions for more accurate ones. But overconfidence is often the reason for failure. If our appreciation of uncertainty improves, our predictions can get better too. This is the “prediction paradox”: The more humility we have about our ability to make predictions, the more successful we can be in planning for the future.In keeping with his own aim to seek truth from data, Silver visits the most successful forecasters in a range of areas, from hurricanes to baseball, from the poker table to the stock market, from Capitol Hill to the NBA. He explains and evaluates how these forecasters think and what bonds they share. What lies behind their success? Are they good—or just lucky? What patterns have they unraveled? And are their forecasts really right? He explores unanticipated commonalities and exposes unexpected juxtapositions. And sometimes, it is not so much how good a prediction is in an absolute sense that matters but how good it is relative to the competition. In other cases, prediction is still a very rudimentary—and dangerous—science.Silver observes that the most accurate forecasters tend to have a superior command of probability, and they tend to be both humble and hardworking. They distinguish the predictable from the unpredictable, and they notice a thousand little details that lead them closer to the truth. Because of their appreciation of probability, they can distinguish the signal from the noise.With everything from the health of the global economy to our ability to fight terrorism dependent on the quality of our predictions, Nate Silver’s insights are an essential read.