Tag Archives: School & Sports

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 […]

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 […]

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

Deadline

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Chris Crutcher Publisher: HarperTeen Book Description Ben Wolf has big things planned for his senior year. Had big things planned. Now what he has is some very bad news and only one year left to make his mark on the world. How can a pint-sized, smart-ass seventeen-year-old do anything significant in […]

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 […]

Dairy Queen

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Catherine Murdock Publisher: Graphia Book Description When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said. Harsh words indeed, from Brian Nelson of all people. But, D. J. can’t help admitting, maybe he’s right. When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up […]

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.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Miracle on 49th Street

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Mike Lupica Publisher: Puffin Book Description Josh Cameron is MVP of the championship Boston Celtics and a media darling with a spotless reputation. He has it all . . . including a daughter he never knew. When twelve-year-old Molly Parker arrives in his life, claiming to be his daughter, she catches […]

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 […]

It’s Happy Bunny Mini Poster Book

Author: Jim Benton Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Book Description Get stuck-up with 32 It’s Happy Bunny mini-posters. o Hang them inside your locker. o Stick them up in your room. o Or pretend you care, and give one to a friend! Bonus Fun: Make up your own It’s Happy Bunny sayings on the back of each […]

Dinosaurs: The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Encyclopedia for Dinosaur Lovers of All Ages

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Thomas R. Jr Dr Holtz Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description WRITTEN BY A PROFESSIONAL paleontologist specifically for young readers, this guide to the Dinosauria is packed with enough detail and insider information to satisfy even die-hard dinophiles! The text includes brief entries on all 800+ “named” species […]

Big Book of Boy Stuff, The

Rating: (42 reviews) Author: Bart King, Chris Sabatino Publisher: Gibbs Smith, Publisher Book Description There’s this boy. Let’s say he’s somewhere between nine and thirteen years old or so. You’d like to see this kid get creative. You’d like to see him get some exercise. You’d like to see him get out from in front […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus, Vol. 1

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon, Others, Eric Powell, Joe Bennett Publisher: Dark Horse Book Description The definitive comics collection of all things Buffy starts here. This first massive volume begins at the beginning – The Origin, a faithful adaptation of creator Joss Whedon’s original screenplay for the film that started it all. The newly-chosen […]

The Daring Book for Girls

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Andrea J. Buchanan, Miriam Peskowitz Publisher: Collins Book Description The Daring Book for Girls is the manual for everything that girls need to know—and that doesn’t mean sewing buttonholes! Whether it’s female heroes in history, secret note-passing skills, science projects, friendship bracelets, double dutch, cats cradle, the perfect cartwheel or the […]

Rich Dad Poor Dad for Teens: The Secrets About Money–That You Don’t Learn in School! (Rich Dad Poor Dad)

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Robert T. Kiyosaki, Sharon L. Lechter Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Book Description The #1 New York Times bestselling authors of the blockbuster Rich Dad Poor Dad series reveal their groundbreaking financial advice to teens. This special just-for-teens edition based on Rich Dad Poor Dad builds a foundation of self-confidence from […]

What Color Is Your Parachute for Teens: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future (What Color Is Your Parachute for Teens)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Richard Nelson Bolles, Carol Christen, Jean M. Blomquist Publisher: Ten Speed Press Book Description Based on Richard Nelson Bolles’s What Color Is Your Parachute?, the best-selling job-hunting book in the world, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens teaches high school and college students to zero in on their favorite skills […]

Spider-Man: Back in Black

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: J. Michael Straczynski, Peter David, Ron Cliquet, Colleen Doran Publisher: Marvel Comics Book Description The entire status-quo-shattering BACK IN BLACK saga, collected in one mammoth oversized hardcover! reeling in the aftermath of CIVIL WAR, Peter Parker has plenty of reasons to consider a change of wardrobe: Black is his state of […]

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Frederick Douglass Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Book Description Born into a family of slaves, Frederick Douglass educated himself through sheer determination. His unconquered will to triumph over his circumstances makes his one of America’s best and most unlikely success stories. Douglass’ own account of his journey from slave to one of […]

Summerhill Secrets, Vol. 2 (House of Secrets / Echoes in the Wind / Hide Behind the Moon / Windows on the Hill / Shadows Beyond the Gate)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Beverly Lewis Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Book Description Set in rural Pennsylvania’s Amish country, SummerHill Secrets follows the true-to-life struggles and heartfelt triumphs of sixteen-year-old Merry Hanson. Teen girls will come to love, laugh, and cry with the impulsive Merry as she encounters intriguing mysteries while also struggling to be the […]

United States History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: John J. Newman Publisher: Amsco School Pubns Inc