Tag Archives: Scholastic Press

Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset

Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description The extraordinary, ground breaking New York Times bestsellers The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, along with the third book in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay, are available for the first time ever in a beautiful boxset edition. Stunning, gripping, and powerful. The trilogy is […]

Forever (Wolves of Mercy Falls, Book 3)

Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description The thrilling conclusion to #1 bestselling Shiver trilogy from Maggie Stievater In Maggie Stiefvater’s SHIVER, Grace and Sam found each other. In LINGER, they fought to be together. Now, in FOREVER, the stakes are even higher than before. Wolves are being hunted. Lives are being threatened. And […]

One Grain Of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale

Author: Demi Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description A reward of one grain of rice doubles day by day into millions of grains of rice when a selfish raja is outwitted by a clever village girl. Amazon.com Review Exotic, beautiful, and instructive, this “mathematical folktale” by author-illustrator Demi emerged from her love of India. The narrative […]

Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games)

Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she’s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she’s still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what’s […]

Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games)

Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Suzanne Collins continues the amazing story of Katniss Everdeen in the phenomenal Hunger Games trilogy. Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. […]

Boo Hoo Bird

Author: Jeremy Tankard Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Bird and Raccoon are playing ball, when Bird gets bonked on the head. “Boo hoo hoo!” he cries. What will make Bird feel better? A kiss? A cookie? A bandaid? Bird’s friends Raccoon, Rabbit, Beaver, Sheep, and Fox are full of sweet and funny ideas. Perfectly pitched […]

Linger

Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description In Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver, Grace and Sam found each other. Now, in Linger, they must fight to be together. For Grace, this means defying her parents and keeping a very dangerous secret about her own well-being. For Sam, this means grappling with his werewolf past . . […]

Stone Soup

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Three strangers, hungry and tired, pass through a war-torn village. Embittered and suspicious from the war, the people hide their food and close their windows tight. That is, until the clever strangers suggest making a soup from stones. Intrigued by the idea, everyone brings what they […]

A Christmas Gift for Mama

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Lauren Thompson Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description On the first Christmas since her father died, Grace and her mother try to create a happy celebration through the special gifts they give each other.

The Season

Rating: (47 reviews) Author: Sarah Maclean Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Seventeen year old Lady Alexandra is strong-willed and sharp-tongued — in a house full of older brothers and their friends, she had to learn to hold her own. Not the best makings for an aristocratic lady in Regency London. Yet her mother still dreams […]

Donkey’s Christmas Song

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Nancy Tafuri Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description A very special baby is born in a stable under a star, surrounded by friendly farmyard animals. The donkey wants to be the first to welcome the baby, but he is too shy. So the doves welcome him with their “Coo-coo,” the cow with […]

Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games)

Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she’s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she’s still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what’s […]

Linger

Author: Maggie Stiefvater Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description In Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver, Grace and Sam found each other.  Now, in Linger, they must fight to be together. For Grace, this means defying her parents and keeping a very dangerous secret about her own well-being. For Sam, this means grappling with his werewolf past . . […]

Catching Fire (The Second Book of the Hunger Games)

Rating: (334 reviews) Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has won the annual Hunger Games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. But it was a victory won by defiance of the Capitol and their harsh rules. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. After all, they have just won […]

The 39 Clues Book 1:The Maze of Bones

Rating: (58 reviews) Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Minutes before she died Grace Cahill changed her will, leaving her decendants an impossible decision: “You have a choice – one million dollars or a clue.” Grace is the last matriarch of the Cahills, the world’s most powerful family. Everyone from Napoleon to Houdini […]

The 39 Clues Book 5: The Black Circle

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Patrick Carman Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description JOIN ANYTIME TO PLAY FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN! WHERE ARE AMY AND DAN CAHILL? The two kids were last seen in Egypt, hunting for one of the 39 Clues that could make them the most powerful people on earth. But no one has […]

The 39 Clues (The Maze of Bones, Book 1)

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Minutes before she died Grace Cahill changed her will, leaving her decendants an impossible decision: “You have a choice – one million dollars or a clue.” Grace is the last matriarch of the Cahills, the world’s most powerful family. Everyone from Napoleon to Houdini […]

What I Saw And How I Lied

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Judy Blundell Publisher: Scholastic Press

The Hunger Games

Rating: (129 reviews) Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Katniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender […]

The 39 Clues: Card Pack

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Scholastic Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Harry Houdini. A poison injector ring. Alcatraz. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. What can they possibly have in common? Amy and Dan don’t know, but fans of the 39 Clues series will soon find out. The first Cahill card series features 56 thoroughly intriguing evidence cards that […]

Melting Stones

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Tamora Pierce Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Four years have passed since Evvy left the streets of Chammur to begin her training as a stone mage. At fourteen, she’s unhappy to be on a new journey with her mentor, prickly green mage Rosethorn, who has been called to the Battle Islands […]

Dark Whispers (Unicorn Chronicles)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Bruce Coville Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description This is a tale of two quests: Cara Diana Hunter’s search for an ancient story that may unravel the secret of the long enmity between the unicorns and the delvers, and her father’s journey to free Cara’s mother from the Rainbow Prison. Cara’s journey […]

Swindle

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Gordon Korman Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description After a mean collector named Swindle cons him out of his most valuable baseball card, Griffin Bing must put together a band of misfits to break into Swindle’s compound and recapture the card. There are many things standing in their way — a menacing […]

Calder Game

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Blue Balliett Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description When Calder Pillay travels with his father to a remote village in England, he finds a mix of mazes and mystery- including an unexpected Alexander Calder sculpture in the town square. Calder is strangely drawn to the sculpture, while others in the village have […]

Allie Finkle’s Rules For Girls: Moving Day

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Meg Cabot Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description When nine-year-old Allie Finkle’s parents announce that they are moving her and her brothers from their suburban split-level into an ancient Victorian in town, Allie’s sure her life is over. She’s not at all happy about having to give up her pretty pink wall-to-wall […]

Superior Saturday (The Keys To The Kingdom)

Author: Garth Nix Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description The secret of his own identity. The identity of The Architect. The complete Will of the House. The fulfillment of his fate. Arthur Penhaligon is getting closer and closer to these things… but not without risks, conflict, and adventure.

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

Rating: (142 reviews) Author: Brian Selznick Publisher: Scholastic Press Amazon.com Book Description: Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a […]

Henry’s Freedom Box (Caldecott Honor Book)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Ellen Levine Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description Henry Brown doesn’t know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves’ birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that dream seems farther away than ever when he is torn from his family and put to work in a warehouse. When […]

Elijah Of Buxton (Newbery Honor Book)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He’s best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change […]

Zen Ties

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Jon J Muth Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description Summer has arrived — and so has Koo, Stillwater’s haiku-speaking young nephew. And when Stillwater encourages Koo, and his friends Addy, Michael, and Karl to help a grouchy old neighbor in need, their efforts are rewarded in unexpected ways. Zen Ties is a […]

Spaghetti And Meatballs For All (Marilyn Burns Brainy Day Books)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Marilyn Burns Publisher: Scholastic Press

The Quiltmaker’s Gift

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Jeff Brumbeau Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description The Quiltmaker’s Gift celebrates the quilting tradition, the value of generosity, and the spirit of community in a beautiful and touching fable for our times. This richly illustrated picture book celebrates the joy of giving and gently emphasizes the age-old truth that material wealth […]

How To Be The Best At Everything (The Girls’ Book)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Juliana Foster Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description How to do almost anything in one handy little book! Want to be known for your unique style? Inside you’ll learn how to design your own clothes (p. 35), do the perfect manicure (p. 82), or make your own lip gloss (p. 11). Feel […]

The Magic School Bus On The Ocean Floor (Magic School Bus)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description When Ms. Frizzle drives the Magic School Bus full speed ahead into the ocean, the class takes a submarine expedition that’s anything but ordinary. With a well-meaning lifeguard in tow, the class takes a deep breath and learns about hot water vents, coral reefs, […]

Owen & Mzee: The True Story Of A Remarkable Friendship

Rating: (73 reviews) Author: Isabella Hatkoff, Craig Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description The inspiring true story of two great friends, a baby hippo named Owen and a 130-yr-old giant tortoise named Mzee (Mm-ZAY). When Owen was stranded after the Dec 2004 tsunami, villagers in Kenya worked tirelessly to rescue him. […]

How One Little Polar Bear Captivated The World (Knut)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Craig Hatkoff, Juliana Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff, Dr. Gerald R. Uhlich Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description When Knut was born, the first polar bear cub at the Berlin Zoo in more than thirty years, he was no bigger than a snowball and unable to care for himself. His mother, a rescued East […]

Zen Shorts (Caldecott Honor Book)

Rating: (65 reviews) Author: Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description “Michael,” said Karl. “There’s a really big bear in the backyard.” This is how three children meet Stillwater, a giant panda who moves into the neighborhood and tells amazing tales. To Addie he tells a story about the value of material goods. To Michael he pushes […]

Nightrise (The Gatekeepers)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Anthony Horowitz Publisher: Scholastic Press

Lady Friday (The Keys To The Kingdom)

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Garth Nix Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description Four of the seven Trustees have been defeated and their Keys taken, but for Arthur, the week is still getting worse. Suzy Blue and Fred Gold Numbers have been captured by the Piper, and his New Nithling army still controls most of the Great […]

Gregor and the Code of Claw (Underland Chronicles, Book 5)

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press

Is Your Mama A Llama?

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Deborah Guarino Publisher: Scholastic Press Amazon.com The board book version of this popular recitation of animal characteristics is equally as delightful as other editions, with one key improvement: it’s inedible. This robust reissue follows lovable Lloyd the llama on his quest to find out what percentage of the baby animal population […]

The Magic School Bus Lost In The Solar System (Magic School Bus)

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description The fieldtrip to the planetarium is foiled when the museum turns out to be closed, but Ms. Frizzle saves the day. The Magic School Bus turns into a spaceship and takes the class on a trip zooming through the atmosphere, to the Moon, and […]

Night Pirates

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Peter Harris Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description “Down, down, down the dark, dark street they came. Up, up, up the dark, dark house they climbed. Stealthy as shadows, quiet as mice. Only the moon was watching when they arrived. Only the moon was watching when they left. Only the moon & […]

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Book 4)

Rating: (5155 reviews) Author: J.K. Rowling Publisher: Scholastic Press Amazon.com In Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling offers up equal parts danger and delight–and any number of dragons, house-elves, and death-defying challenges. Now 14, her orphan hero has only two more weeks with his Muggle relatives before returning to Hogwarts School of […]

The Recess Queen

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Alexis O’neill Publisher: Scholastic Press Amazon.com Oh, would that all bullying problems could be solved so easily! Mean Jean is the reigning Recess Queen, pushing and smooshing, hammering and slammering the other kids whenever they cross her. And then one day a puny new girl shows up on the playground and […]

Rules (Newbery Honor Book)

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Cynthia Lord Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description Twelve-year-old Catherine just wants a normal life. Which is near impossible when you have a brother with autism and a family that revolves around his disability. She’s spent years trying to teach David the rules-from “a peach is not a funny-looking apple” to “keep […]

The Three Questions

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Publisher: Scholastic Press Amazon.com Nikolai is a boy who believes that if he can find the answers to his three questions, he will always know how to be a good person. His friends–a heron, a monkey, and a dog–try to help, but to no avail, so he asks Leo, the wise […]

The Magic School Bus Inside the Human Body (Magic School Bus)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: Scholastic Press Book Description Arnold has swallowed the Magic School Bus! Now, instead of seeing an exhibit of the human body at a museum, the class is taking a look at Arnold’s stomach, his intestines, his bloodstream, and more from the inside on this heart-stopping fieldtrip – one […]