Tag Archives: Science, Nature & How It Works

A Bear for Christmas

Author: Holly Keller Publisher: William Morrow & Co Product Description Joey sneaks his Christmas present, a toy bear, out of its box before Christmas and is upset when he accidentally rips it.

School’s Out – Forever (Maximum Ride, Book 2)

Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description “Adventure, fighting, backstabbing and love abound” (VOYA) in this action-packed follow-up to the #1 New York Times blockbuster MAXIMUM RIDE: THE ANGEL EXPERIMENT, now available in paperback. The heart-stopping quest of six winged kids–led by fourteen-year-old Max–to find their parents and investigate the […]

Vampire Academy

Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product 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 on the run, […]

Letters from Father Christmas 25th Anniv

Author: J R R Tolkien Publisher: Harpercollins Product Description This revised edition of Tolkien’s famous illustrated letters from ‘Father Christmas’ includes extracts and pictures not included in the original publication 25 years ago. Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R.Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in […]

Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description The Shadowhunters—touched by angels and charged with protecting innocents—battle demons and other evil in the bestselling Mortal Instruments series. City of Bones When Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder. Much less a murder […]

The Siege of Macindaw: Book Six

Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Puffin Product Description The kingdom is in danger. Renegade knight Sir Keren has succeeded in overtaking Castle Macindaw and is now conspiring with the Scotti. The fate of Araluen rests in the hands of two young adventurers: the Ranger Will and his warrior friend, Horace. Yet for Will, the stakes are […]

The Clique #14: A Tale of Two Pretties

Author: Lisi Harrison Publisher: Poppy Product Description Massie Block has long led the Pretty Committee–through boy drama, clique mutinies, and jealous wannabe attacks–while always in ah-dorable outfits. Over the past thirteen novels, avid fans of Massie, Alicia, Dylan, Kristin, and Claire, have made The Clique one of the premier bestselling series in the world. After […]

City of Fallen Angels

Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description The Mortal War is over, and sixteen-year-old Clary Fray is back home in New York, excited about all the possibilities before her. She’s training to become a Shadowhunter and to use her unique power. Her mother is getting married to the love of her life. Downworlders […]

Little Luv Angel (Ideals Christmas Storybooks)

Author: Toby Bluth Publisher: Childrens Pr Product Description Follows the adventures of three angels, Faith, Hope, and Luv, as they play and sing all over Heaven until Faith and Hope are sent to earth to be born and Luv leaves Heaven to search for them.

Peaceful Piggy Meditation (Albert Whitman Prairie Books)

Author: Kerry Lee Maclean Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description Sometimes life seems like it’s all about hurrying–so many places to go! And sometimes it’s hard when things don’t go your way–it can make a piggy angry and sad. So how do young piggies find a peaceful place in a frustrating world? They meditate!

Adventures in the Big Thicket

Author: Ken Gire Publisher: Focus on the Family Pub Product Description Follows the adventures of a group of small animals living in a bayou in East Texas. Each adventure concludes with a Bible verse.

Time to Pee!

Author: Mo Willems Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Toilet training has never been such an adventure as when it is introduced by popular cartoonist Mo Willems. With his signature humor, the author gently leads children through each step in the process that will finally bring them to their emancipation from diapers. Featuring a crew […]

A Sesame Street Christmas

Author: Golden Books Publisher: Golden Books

Even Firefighters Go to the Potty: A Potty Training Lift-the-Flap Story

Author: Wendy Wax Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Clang! Clang! Clang! The fire truck is pulling out of the station. But wait! Where is the firefighter going? To the potty! Even firefighters go to the potty! Toddlers are uneasy about toilet training. And in most cases, even if they know they have to go, sometimes […]

Days of Christmas SFT Pzls (Frame-Tray Puzzle)

Author: Golden Books Publisher: Golden Books

Great Lakes (Rookie Read-About Geography)

Author: Kimberly Valzania Publisher: Children’s Press(CT) Product Description The popular Rookie Books expand their horizons – to all corners of the globe! With this series all about geography, emergent readers will take off on adventures to cities, nations, waterways, and habitats around the worldÂ…and right in their own backyards.

Christmas in America (Holiday Book)

Author: Lillie Patterson Publisher: Garrard Pub Co Product Description Traces the history of Christmas customs and celebrations in the United States from the simple ceremonies of the Pilgrims to the elaborate festivities of the present day.

Invincible: The Chronicles of Nick

Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Nick Gautier’s day just keeps getting better and better. Yeah, he survived the zombie attacks, only to wake up and find himself enslaved to a world of shapeshifters and demons out to claim his soul. His new principal thinks he’s even more of a hoodlum than […]

Awakened

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description “My love, speak to me.  Tell me everything.”  Neferet went to Kalona, kneeling before him, stroking the soft, dark wings that unfurled loosely around the immortal. “What would you have me say?”  He didn’t meet her eyes.   “Zoey lives.” Neferet’s voice was flat, cold, lifeless. […]

Francine Pascal’s Sweet Valley High Super Editions: Malibu Summer/Perfect Summer/Special Christmas/Spring Break/Boxed Set

Author: Francine Pascal Publisher: Bantam Books

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

Author: Julia Rawlinson Publisher: Greenwillow Books Product Description As the leaves fall from his favorite tree, Fletcher worries that something is terribly wrong. But then winter comes, and with it a wonderful surprise. Do you know what it is? Join Fletcher and find out. . . .

FUZZY RABBIT SAVES CHRISTMAS (Picturebacks)

Author: Vanessa Julian-Ottie Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Ellen and Robert leave Fuzzy Rabbit under the tree on Christmas Eve and he is thus on hand to save the holiday when Santa falls asleep in their sitting room.

The Cat That Climbed the Christmas Tree (Little Golden Book)

Author: Susanne Santoro Whayne Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Benny the cat and his adventures climbing the christmas tree…seen from a cat’s perspective! Little Golden Book #458-03

Christmas Story: Told Through Paintings

Author: Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Beep! Beep! (Peekaboo)

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Preschool Product Description Babies love playing peekaboo from about six months onward-and once they latch on to this simple game, they can’t get enough of it! DK’s Peekaboo books make the most of this fun interactive activity with flaps that open to reveal appealing babies and toys. Babies will love […]

Tari’s First Christmas

Author: Mary Diestel-Fedd Publisher: Era Publications

Funny Faces Rusty Robot

Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Product Description Ideal for babies and toddlers Wacky characters and funny rhymes Touch and feel, light and sound

The First Christmas Presents (Fold-Out Board Books)

Author: D’Reen Neeves Publisher: Chariot Victor Pub

Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Cookbook: Favorite Recipes from Mickey and His Friends

Author: Walt Disney Publisher: Golden Books – Western Publishing Product Description Introduces kitchen equipment and basic cooking rules and includes simple recipes for cakes, cookies, sandwiches, soups, salads, beverages, and other dishes.

Twin to Twin

Author: Margaret O’Hair Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Double born. Twice the blessing. Double kids. Twice the messing. Twins mean double the kisses and double the fun. It’s double the joy for everyone!

One Windy Wednesday (Giggle Club)

Author: Phyllis Root Publisher: Candlewick Product Description What happens when the wind blows and BLOWS! Well, one windy Wednesday, Bonnie Bumble found out! The wind blew so hard it blew the quack right out of the duck…and that was just the beginnning!

Stephanie’s Ponytail (Classic Munsch)

Author: Robert N. Munsch Publisher: Annick Press Product Description A little girl who is determined to strike a blow for nonconformity manages to arrive at school every day with a hairdo more outraegous than the day before. And each time, the cast of copycats grows and grows — until the day she threatens to shave […]

Strictly Strings: A Comprehensive String Method Book 1 : Violin

Author: Jacquelyn Dillon Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company Product Description An easy-to-teach, straight forward string method from three renowned pedagogues. A unique letter-note style of music notation is utilized which ensures a smooth transition from rote to note reading. Students are quickly introduced to ensemble playing and play a wide variety of fun-to play melodies, keys […]

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 […]

Math Gear: Fast Facts – Subtraction

Author: Ikids Publisher: Innovative Kids Product Description More fun than flash cards. The only cool, compact tool kids need to learn basic math facts.

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 […]

How Things Work Encyclopedia

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Looking at the technology all around us-and then explaining how it works, the How Things Work Encyclopedia lifts the hood of a car engine, gets inside a TV set, and discovers the power of invisible microwaves. With close-ups, cutaways, and diagrams bringing the technology to life, 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 […]

On Top of the Potty: And Other Get-Up-and-Go Songs

Author: Alan Katz Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description From the hilarious and kid-pleasing team who brought us Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs and Are You Quite Polite?: Silly Dilly Manners Songs comes this selection of songs guaranteed to make potty training everywhere into the easiest and most enjoyable […]

Clifford’s Bathtime

Author: Norman Bridwell Publisher: Cartwheel Product Description A small red puppy doesn’t want to take a bath, but finds it very enjoyable after all. On board pages.

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 […]

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 […]