Tag Archives: People & Places

Police Officers! (Sesame Street) (Sesame Street(R) Elmos World(TM))

Author: Kara McMahon Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Here’s a book sure to satisfy toddlers’ fascination with the men and women in blue! Elmo explains in simple terms what police officers do while talking with two brave police officers, Madalyne and Walter. The book covers the basics: uniforms, the variety of […]

Nothing But The Truth (Little Secrets)

Author: Emily Blake Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description Hidden Pasts. Unexpected Betrayals. Twisted Friendships. Sweet Revenge. The twists keep coming–and no secrets are safe. Rule One for heartbreakers: Don’t fall in love. But is ice queen Kelly starting to melt? For Alison, this is the moment of truth. Will her big lie come back to […]

Dora’s Camping Trip (Dora the Explorer)

Author: Wendy Wax Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Come along on a camping adventure with Dora, Boots, and the rest of Dora’s family!

Think Before You Act: Learning About Self-Discipline and Self-Discipline (Character Education Readers)

Author: Regina Burch Publisher: Creative Teaching Press

Diego and Papi to the Rescue (Go, Diego, Go!)

Author: Wendy Wax Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Two baby pygmy marmosets have gotten separated from their papi, and now they are lost! It’s a good thing Diego and his papi are nearby to help bring them home. Go, Diego and Papi, go! Includes fascinating facts about pygmy marmosets.

Sun-Kissed Christmas

Author: Katherine Applegate Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description A Simon & Schuster eBook

Last Christmas: The Private Prequel

Author: Kate Brian Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description Ariana Osgood has everything an Easton Academy girl could want: straight A’s, the perfect boyfriend, and a coveted spot in exclusive Billings House. But on the first night of Christmas vacation, a blizzard traps her on campus with irresistible bad-boy Thomas Pearson. Alone. Instead […]

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Author: Barbara Robinson Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. They lie, steal, smoke cigars, swear, and hit little kids. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant. None of […]

God, I Need to Talk to You About Paying Attention (God I Need to Talk to You About…)

Author: Dan Carr Publisher: Concordia Publishing House Product Description Child-friendly text and entertaining illustrations help children think about a behavior they encounter in daily life and pray about it. This book, one in a series, expresses that all sinful behaviors are forgiven through Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross and encourages children to go to God […]

Walk Two Moons (Newbery Medal Book)

Author: Sharon Creech Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Gramps says that I am a country girl at heart, and that is true. Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle, proud of her country roots and the “Indian-ness in her blood,” travels from Ohio to Idaho with her eccentric grandparents. Along the way, she tells them of the story of […]

The Leprechaun’s Gold

Author: Pamela Duncan Edwards Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Product Description In this classic Irish legend, two harpists — merry-hearted Old Pat and ill-spirited Young Tom — set off for a contest to name the finest harpist in all of Ireland. When Young Tom realizes that Old Pat is truly the better musician, he schemes to […]

We Wish You an Eerie Christmas

Author: Robert James Publisher: Bt Bound Product Description The dinosaur at World O’Stuff is dressed like Scrooge, the Santa’s-boot cookies taste sweeter than ever, and the Three Wise Guys are trying to sing on key for the big pageant: it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Eerie. But just as Mitchell is getting […]

Cloaked

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I’m not your average hero. I actually wasn’t your average anything. Just a poor guy working an after-school job at a South Beach shoe repair shop to help his mom make ends meet. But a little magic changed it all. It all started with a curse. […]

Runaway

Author: Wendelin Van Draanen Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description “It’s a cold, hard, cruel fact that my mother loved heroin more than she loved me.” Holly is in her fifth foster home in two years and she’s had enough. She’s run away before and always been caught quickly. But she’s older and wiser now–she’s twelve–and […]

The Cricket in Times Square

Author: George Selden Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description After Chester lands, in the Times Square subway station, he makes himself comfortable in a nearby newsstand. There, he has the good fortune to make three new friends: Mario, a little boy whose parents run the falling newsstand, Tucker, a fast-talking Broadway mouse, and […]

Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford Publisher: Puffin Product Description There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event […]

The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

Author: Astrid Lindgren Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description An enticing, newly illustrated collection of the enduringly popular Pippi stories. Since Pippi Longstocking was first published in 1950, the escapades of the incomparable Pippi,the girl with upside-down braids and no parents to tell her what to do, have delighted boys and girls alike. Now, for the […]

Maisy, Charley, and the Wobbly Tooth: A Maisy First Experience Book

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description On his first trip to the dentist, Charley gets lots of moral support from Maisy and friends in a full-length story readers will be eager to sink their teeth into. Maisy’s friend Charley has a wobbly tooth! He’s going to the dentist for the first time, and he’s […]

Spot Bakes a Cake

Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Puffin Product Description Celebrate summer with Spot and his friends in these brand-new lift-the- flap editions! Kids can still lift the flaps to bake a cake and to spend time with Spot and his grandparents, but now their favorite puppy will be featured in a colorful new design. For the first […]

Where Are Maisy’s Friends?: A Lift-the-Flap Book

Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Lift-the-flap fun for preschoolers who are crazy for Maisy! Maisy mavens will love to look for Maisy and her friends in WHERE ARE MAISY’S FRIENDS?, a happy new board-book adventure from award-winning author-illustrator Lucy Cousins. Amazon.com Review “Who’s that hiding under the table?” Maisy and her friends are […]

Twelve Days of Christmas (Fairy Tale Classic) (Unicorn Fairytale Classics)

Author: Publisher: Unicorn Publishing House

Betrayed (House of Night, Book 2)

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product 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 Dark Daughters. Best of […]

Red Riding Hood

Author: Sarah Blakley-Cartwright Publisher: Poppy Product Description This is a dangerous new vision of a classic fairy tale, and for readers who want even more of Valerie’s riveting story, a bonus chapter that extends the drama is available at http://www.redridinghoodbook.com/.

The Maze Runner

Author: James Dashner Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his first name. His memory is blank. But he’s not alone. When the lift’s doors open, Thomas finds himself surrounded by kids who welcome him to the Glade—a large, open […]

Hunted (House of Night, Book 5)

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description What if the hottest guy in the world was hiding a nameless evil, and all he wanted was you? At the start of this heart-pounding new installment of the bestselling House of Night series, Zoey’s friends have her back again and Stevie Rae and the […]

Inner Demons (Peachville High Demons)

Author: Sarra Cannon Publisher: Dead River Books Product Description Becoming a Demons cheerleader was the last thing Harper Madison expected when she moved to the small town of Peachville. Now that she’s an official member of the squad, her training can begin. Only, this is no normal group of cheerleaders. Harper isn’t there to learn […]

One Thousand Christmas Beards

Author: R. Duvoisin Publisher: Random House Childrens Books (Lib)

Night Star

Author: Alyson Noël Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description With 2 million copies of her “Immortals series” in print, Alyson Noel is one of the hottest paranormal teen authors writing today. “Night Star” continues the epic love story that has enchanted readers across the world. Ever and Damen must face bitter rivals, jealous friends and […]

Hex Hall Book One

Author: Rachel Hawkins Publisher: Disney Hyperion Product Description Three years ago, Sophie Mercer discovered that she was a witch. It’s gotten her into a few scrapes. Her non-gifted mother has been as supportive as possible, consulting Sophie’s estranged father�an elusive European warlock�only when necessary. But when Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night […]

Watcher in the Woods (Dreamhouse Kings Series, Book 2)

Author: Robert Liparulo Publisher: Thomas Nelson Product Description It’s not just the house that’s keeping secrets. Pretending everything is all right is harder than it sounds. But the Kings know that even if they told the truth about the bizarre things happening in their house, no one would believe them. Right now they’re hyperfocused on […]

Infinity: Chronicles of Nick

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description At fourteen, Nick Gautier thinks he knows everything about the world around him. Streetwise, tough and savvy, his quick sarcasm is the stuff of legends. . .until the night when his best friends try to kill him. Saved by a mysterious warrior who has more fighting […]

The Invisible String

Author: Patrice Karst Publisher: DeVorss & Company Product Description NOW IN IT’S 8th PRINTING!!! 28,000 copies sold & the strings are still reaching all over the World! “That’s impossible”, said twins Jeremy & Liza after their Mom told them they’re all connected by this thing called an Invisible String. “What kind of string”? They asked […]

Giant Night Before Christmas Pop-Up

Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Popular Culture Ink

Crescendo

Author: Becca Fitzpatrick Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description The sequel to the New York Times Best selling phenomenon, Hush, Hush!  Nora should have know her life was far from perfect. Despite starting a relationship with her guardian angel, Patch (who, title aside, can be described anything but angelic), and surviving an attempt […]

Where the Red Fern Grows

Author: Wilson Rawls Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description A loving threesome, they ranged the dark hills and river bottoms of Cherokee country. Old Dan had the brawn. Little Ann had the brains, and Billy had the will to make them into the finest hunting team in the valley. Glory and victory were coming to them, […]

Arthur’s Perfect Christmas

Author: Marc Brown Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description “Arthur is certain that this Christmas will be perfect–lots of snow, a beautiful tree, and a delicious turkey dinner. But when it doesn’t snow, D.W. decorates half the tree with trolls and unicorns, and Dad decides to make an authentic ancient Christmas dinner, […]

Green Puppy Goes to the Dentist (Blue’s Clues)

Author: JC Schwanda Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Green Puppy has to go to the dentist for the first time, and she’s feeling nervous. Blue is there to tell her friend not to worry. By playing dentist office, Blue shows her friend that there’s nothing scary about a trip to the dentist…in fact, it’s a […]

Diego’s Wolf Pup Rescue (Go, Diego, Go!)

Author: Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Introducing Diego! He loves nature, especially animals! When a wolf pup gets into danger, Diego swings into action! With help from his friends and his cousin Dora, Diego finds the lost pup. But can Diego rescue him? Go, Diego, go! This book contains a page of fascinating facts about […]

Dora’s Big Book of Stories (Dora the Explorer)

Author: Various Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Now Dora fans can enjoy reading their favorite bestsellers all in one book! This collection includes seven stories: Dora’s Book of Manners Dora Goes to School Dora’s Fairy-Tale Adventure Dora’s Chilly Day Show Me Your Smile! Dora’s Pirate Adventure Big Sister Dora!

A Wreath of Christmas Legends

Author: Publisher: The Macmillan Company

The Book Thief

Author: Markus Zusak Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . . Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is […]

Beastly

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I am a beast. A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a creature with fangs and claws and hair springing from every pore. I am a monster. You think I’m talking fairy tales? No way. The […]

A Wreath of Christmas Legends

Author: Phyllis McGinley Publisher: Atheneum

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Author: Publisher: Golden Pr

Cats Love Christmas Too: A Seasonal Celebration in Poetry and Prose

Author: Publisher: Little Brown & Co (Juv) Product Description Lovingly detailed color illustrations of cats lying by the holiday fire or hunting in the winter night complement a festive, stocking-stuffer collection of prose and poetry featuring the holiday adventures of famous kitties.

Angel: A Maximum Ride Novel

Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Product Description In the seventh book in the bestselling series, evil scientists are still trying to convince Max that she needs to save the world, this time by providing the genetic link in speeding up the pace of evolution. Worse, they’re trying to convince her that her […]

Fallen

Author: Lauren Kate Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He’s the one bright spot in a place […]

Burned

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description When friends stop trusting each other, Darkness is there to fan the flames….   Things have turned black at the House of Night. Zoey Redbird’s soul has shattered. With everything she’s ever stood for falling apart, and a broken heart making her want to stay […]

You’re My Little Love Bug (Parent Love Letters)

Author: Heidi R. Weimer Publisher: Candy Cane Press Product Description This book is suitable for ages 4+. All children want the reassurance that their parents’ love runs deep and wide. Through blinking lights, a ‘music box’ song, enchanting illustrations and whimsical rhyming descriptions, this book captures all the fun ways in which parents can describe […]

The Golden Rule

Author: Ilene Cooper Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers Product Description This book is a gentle reminder of a timeless rule for parent and child: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Everyone knows a version of the Golden Rule. But what does it really mean? And how do you follow […]