Tag Archives: Horror

The Graveyard Book

Author: Neil Gaiman Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place-he’s the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians’ time as well as their timely ghostly teachings-like the ability to […]

Scribbles: A Really Giant Drawing and Coloring Book

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: Taro Gomi Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description This is no ordinary coloring book! With playful drawings, funny scenarios and fun-to-follow instructions, this book is not just for coloring, but for doodling, drawing, imagining and thinking! Here the art on the page is just the start. This book is paperback with 368 […]

Warriors: The Rise of Scourge (Warriors)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter, Dan Jolley Publisher: TokyoPop Product Description When kittypet Tiny crosses paths with some wild forest cats defending their territory, he is left with scars—and a bitter, deep-seated grudge. As his reputation grows among the strays and loners that live in the dirty brick alleyways of Twolegplace, he changes his […]

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Bernard Evslin Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description The earth breeds giants and ogres of indescribable horror — the heavens hold omnipotent gods and goddesses, abounding in courage, strength and wisdom. Zeus, the almighty king of the gods, who cannot resist feminine beauty — mortal or divine, and his jealous and vengeful […]

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw

Author: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Amulet Books Product Description The highly anticipated third book in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series takes the art of being wimpy to a whole new level. Let’s face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg’s father. You see, Frank Heffley […]

Frostbite (Vampire Academy, Book 2)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description Rose loves Dimitri, Dimitri might love Tasha, and Mason would die to be with Rose… It’s winter break at St. Vladimir’s, but Rose is feeling anything but festive. A massive Strigoi attack has put the school on high alert, and now the Academy’s crawling with […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 6th to 7th Grade

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Leland Graham, Frankie Long Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t forget! […]

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Mark Twain Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Book Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the modern reader contend with Twain’s language, allusions, and deliberate misstatements and malapropisms. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain’s sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, became an […]

Man vs. Wild: Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Bear Grylls Publisher: Hyperion Book Description In Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls demonstrates all manner of survival techniques when faced with nature’s extremes–from crossing piranha-infested rivers to fighting off grizzly bears. He shows us how, armed with the correct know-how and a determination to stay alive, all of us have the […]

Warriors: Warrior’s Return (Warriors)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter, Dan Jolley Publisher: TokyoPop Product Description Graystripe and Millie have finally found ThunderClan’s old territory, but Twoleg monsters have devastated the forest and Graystripe fears that all of his Clanmates have been killed or captured by Twolegs. Millie insists that they keep looking, and an old friend helps point […]

Death Note How to Read 13 (Death Note (Graphic Novels))

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media, LLC Product Description An encyclopedic guide to the Death Note manga series, including character bios, storyline summaries, interviews with creators Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, production notes and commentaries, and bonus manga pages. Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects–and he’s bored out of […]

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Rating: (43 reviews) Author: Patricia Mccormick Publisher: Hyperion

Baby Animals Black and White: Black and White

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Phyllis Limbacher Tildes Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing Book Description A wonderful board book for any new born or infant.

Berserk Volume 22 (Berserk (Graphic Novels))

Author: Kentaro Miura Publisher: Dark Horse Books/Digital Manga Publishing Product Description The world of Guts, the Black Swordsman, is changing in a hurry. Though a demonic maelstrom has leveled the dreaded Tower of Conviction and ended the reign of terror of its grand inquisitor, Mozgus, peace has not returned to Midland. The Tower’s fall has […]

In Odd We Trust

Author: Dean Koontz Publisher: Del Rey Book Description “The dead don’t talk. I don’t know why.” But they do try to communicate, with a short-order cook in a small desert town serving as their reluctant confidant. Odd Thomas thinks of himself as an ordinary guy, if possessed of a certain measure of talent at the […]

The Adventures of Tintin: Tintin in America / Cigars of the Pharaoh / The Blue Lotus (3 Complete Adventures in One Volume, Vol. 1)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Herge Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers

Lies Young Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free

Author: Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Dannah Gresh Publisher: Moody Publishers

Death Note, Volume 9

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects–and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus, Volume 3

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Various Publisher: Dark Horse Book Description The third volume of Dark Horse’s Buffy omnibus series follows the gang through harrowing trials and tribulations – slaying vampires, going to high school, and young love. Angel has lost his soul and found it again, Xander and Cordelia kiss and make up, and Willow […]

Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, Book 1)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Book Description St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been […]

Christmas in Britain (Christmas Around the World) (Christmas Around the World Series)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Corinne Ross Publisher: World Book Book Description Each 80-page Christmas Around the World book includes full narratives explaining the customs of the region covered, photography and illustrations, special sections of native songs, recipes, and fun-to-do crafts.

All Is Well: The Miracle of Christmas in July

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Frank Peretti Publisher: Thomas Nelson Book Description When Daniel and his mom run out of money and can’t pay the rent, it looks like they’re going to have to move. To help any way he can, Daniel goes door-to-door selling whatever isn’t nailed down, including a box of Christmas ornaments. Through […]

A Very Dairy Christmas

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Sylvia Hysen Publisher: 1st Impression Publishing Product Description Books become classics when they appeal to all generations, and A Very Dairy Christmas manages to do just that in this heart-warming comedy about dysfunctional family relationships. With chapters like “There’s no place like a stranger’s home”, “You don’t need a farm to […]

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Movie Storybook

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Louise Gikow Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Here is a quirky and refreshing new take on the traditional movie storybook. It’s told from the point of view of the two slightly batty Old Biddies who lovingly raise the Grinch from the night of his arrival in Who-ville […]

American Born Chinese

Rating: (41 reviews) Author: Gene Luen Yang Publisher: First Second Amazon.com Indie graphic novelist Gene Yang’s intelligent and emotionally challenging American Born Chinese is made up of three individual plotlines: the determined efforts of the Chinese folk hero Monkey King to shed his humble roots and be revered as a god; the struggles faced by […]

Spanish Now! Level 1 with CDs (Spanish Now)

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Ruth Silverstein, Allen Pomerantz Ph.D., Haywood Wald Ph.D. Publisher: Barron”s Educational Series Book Description The updated 7th edition of this combination textbook and workbook is designed as an introduction to Spanish for classroom use. The emphasis is on oral proficiency—conversational speaking and listening comprehension—but the authors also present detailed instruction in […]

Death Note, Vol. 5

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Tsugumi Ohba Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Book Description Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects-and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook […]

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: HarperCollins Book Description Scrooge was a miser. His money was his life. Then, one Christmas Eve, Scrooge received a trio of visitors who showed him not only the true meaning of Christmas, but the true meaning of his life as well… Probably one of the most beloved Christmas […]

The Anne of Green Gables Christmas Treasury

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carolyn Strom Collins, Christina Wyss Eriksson, L. M. Montgomery Publisher: Viking Adult Book Description The magic of Christmas in the world of Anne and her friends–whose worldwide popularity has made a tourist attraction of her fictional home of Avonlea, on Prince Edward Island–is brought vividly to life with this fascinating selection […]

Christmas in My Heart

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Joe L. Wheeler Publisher: Review & Herald Publishing Book Description Timeless stories with a message of unselfish love and personal involvement will turn thoughts to Christ and remind readers that this is really what Christmas–and life itself–is all about.

Painless Grammar (Painless Series)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Rebecca Elliott Ph.D. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description This very approachable text combines instruction in parts of speech and sentence structure with down-to-earth examples, funny illustrations, and examination of some of the more amusing and peculiar words in the English language. A chapter on clear e-mail communication and etiquette is […]

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens, Stephen Krensky Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description Scrooge was a miser. His money was his life. Then, one Christmas Eve, Scrooge received a trio of visitors who showed him not only the true meaning of Christmas, but the true meaning of life as well. Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol is one of the […]

Easy-To-Do Holiday Crafts From Everyday Household Items!: Including Crafts for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, and Every Day of the Year!

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Publisher: Boyds Mills Press

Cajun Night Before Christmas (Miniature Edition)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Trosclair Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company Book Description More than twenty-five years after its first appearance, “Cajun Night Before Christmas” has become a modern classic that has sold more than 490,000 copies and has served as the model for Pelican’s ongoing, best-selling “Night Before Christmas series.” The formula that started this success […]

Miss Match: A Lauren Holbrook Novel

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Erynn Mangum Publisher: Th1nk Books

Prom Nights from Hell

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Meg Cabot, Stephenie Meyer, Kim Harrison, Lauren Myracle, Michele Jaffe Publisher: HarperTeen Book Description In this exciting collection, bestselling authors Meg Cabot (How to Be Popular), Kim Harrison (A Fistful of Charms), Michele Jaffe (Bad Kitty), Stephenie Meyer (Twilight), and Lauren Myracle (ttyl) take bad prom nights to a whole new […]

52, Vol. 2

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid Publisher: DC Comics Book Description After the INFINITE CRISIS, the DC Universe spent a yearwithout Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.A year in which those heroeswere needed more than ever as the fate of the world hung in the balance.The story of 52 continues […]

Midnight Alley (The Morganville Vampires, Book 3)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Rachel Caine Publisher: NAL Jam Book Description Claire Danvers’s college town may be run by vampires but a truce between the living and the dead made things relatively safe. For a while. Now people are turning up dead, a psycho is stalking her, and an ancient bloodsucker has proposed private mentoring. […]

New Junior Cookbook (Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Better Homes and Gardens Publisher: Better Homes and Gardens Book Description All new recipes are age-appropriate, kid-tested and kid-tasted. Recipes use short ingredient lists and easy step-by-step instructions. Written and designed to appeal to 8- to 12-year-old children who are just beginning to cook on their own, as well as those […]

The Field and Forest Handy Book: New Ideas for Out of Doors (Nonpareil Book, 94.)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Daniel Carter Beard, David R. Godine Publisher: David R Godine Product Description This book was written by the Boy Scouts founder, Dan Beard, with his wife, Lena and daughter, Adelia. Birds of All Kinds is one of the many “edu-tainment” books that Channel Craft carries. Being an “edu-tainment” item means that […]

Cooking Rocks! Rachael Ray 30-Minute Meals for Kids

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Rachael Ray Publisher: Lake Isle Press Book Description Kids rock! says Rachael, and it seems the feeling is mutual. Young people number among her biggest fans. For them she has created a fabulous collection of age-specific recipes with a high cool factor.

Betrayed: A House of Night Novel (Book 2)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: PC Cast, Kristin Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Book Description Fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird has managed to settle in at the House of Night. She’s come to terms with the vast powers the vampyre goddess, Nyx, has given her, and is getting a handle on being the new Leader of the […]

God’s Wisdom for Little Boys: Character-Building Fun from Proverbs

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Jim George, Elizabeth George Publisher: Harvest House Publishers Book Description The wonderful teachings of Proverbs come to life for young boys, ages 47. Memorable rhymes play alongside colorful watercolors for a charming presentation of truths to live by.

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Candlewick Book Description The celebrated P.J. Lynch captures the spirit of Dickens’s beloved tale in a richly illustrated unabridged edition. The story of Ebenezer Scrooge opens on a Christmas Eve as cold as Scrooge’s own heart. That night, he receives three ghostly visitors: the terrifying spirits of Christmas […]

Black Ships Before Troy

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Rosemary Sutcliff Publisher: Laurel Leaf Book Description The Story of the Iliad Homer’s epic poem, The Illiad, is one of the greatest adventure stories of all time. In it, the abduction of the legendary beauty, Helen of Troy, leads to a conflict in which even the gods and goddesses take sides […]

Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1)

Rating: (1102 reviews) Author: Stephenie Meyer Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Amazon.com “Softly he brushed my cheek, then held my face between his marble hands. ‘Be very still,’ he whispered, as if I wasn’t already frozen. Slowly, never moving his eyes from mine, he leaned toward me. Then abruptly, but very gently, he rested his […]

Encyclopedia Horrifica: The Terrifying TRUTH! About Vampires, Ghosts, Monsters, and More

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Joshua Gee Publisher: Scholastic Book Description Vampires, ghosts, monsters, and more–ENCYCLOPEDIA HORRIFICA invites you to join our quest for the terrifying truth about all things ghoulish and ghastly. But beware! Surprises lurk at the turn of every page. . . . Discover a time line of ALIEN LIFE on earth–beginning 4 […]

Beyond Ender’s Game: Speaker for the Dead, Xenocide, Children of the Mind

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Tor Books Book Description Beyond Enders Boxed Mass Market Set Contains: Speaker for the Dead, Xenocide and Children of the Mind Speaker for the Dead: In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told […]

Classic Nursery Rhymes

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Paige Weber Publisher: Gramercy Book Description This delightfully-illustrated volume brings together some of the most beloved songs and nursery rhymes for little ones. These classics are perfect for reading and singing aloud, and this charming collection is sure to become a favority for children and parents alike. • Old McDonald Had […]

Harriers: The Making of a Championship Cross Country Team

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Joseph Shivers, Paul Shivers Publisher: Holy Macro! Books Book Description A fresh perspective enlivens this classic story about a losing team with an energetic new coach. Written by two Ohio teenagers about their high school’s cross-country team, this account offers engaging portraits of the kids and their coach, passes on lessons […]