Tag Archives: Sports

Scary Stories Treasury; Three Books to Chill Your Bones: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones

Author: Alvin Schwartz Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Product Description Schwartz’s three best-selling collections of scary folklore — Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, and Scary Stories 3 — are made available in one book, each one in its complete form. Reviews “A wonderful collection of tales that […]

He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

Author: Kadir Nelson Publisher: Dial Product Description What began as a spiritual has developed into one of America’s best-known songs, and now for the first time it appears as a picture book, masterfully created by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson.Through sublime landscapes and warm images of a boy and his family, Kadir has created a dazzling, […]

Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise

Author: Naomi Judd Publisher: Product Description Introducing…. Gertie the Goldfish! In this delightful book from one of the most admired women in the entertainment industry, Naomi Judd speaks through a little goldfish with a unique perspective. Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise takes place in a Christmastime frenzy. All the kids at school are […]

Skateboarding

Author: Clive Gifford Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description From board maintenance and ollies to vert skating and grinds, this book uses bite-sized instructions and killer original photography to introduce kids to the action-packed world of skateboarding.

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 […]

Broken Wings (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 2)

Author: Melanie Nilles Publisher: Prairie Star Publishing Product Description One Shirukan, an elite soldier of the Shirat Empire, came to Earth for Raea’s Starfire shard and failed. Aware of the possibility of another attack, Raea trains to use the shard’s power to protect it while preparing to graduate from high school. But she discovers that […]

Eclipse (The Twilight Saga, Book 3)

Author: Stephenie Meyer Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Readers captivated by Twilight and New Moon will eagerly devour Eclipse, the much anticipated third book in Stephenie Meyer’s riveting vampire love saga. As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella […]

Let’s Cruise! (Friendship Box, 4 board books in a box) (Cars movie tie in)

Author: RH Disney Publisher: RH/Disney Product Description Ready, set, GO! Lightning McQueen, the rookie hot-shot race car, is screaming his way down the track on his way to winning the Piston Cup. But when he gets stuck in a slow little town called Radiator Springs, McQueen must learn a valuable lesson about friendship—fast. This beautifully […]

Father Fox’s Christmas Rhymes

Author: Clyde Watson Publisher: Product Description Who is that knocking at the door? It’s old Father Fox with surprises galore! Licorice & lollipops, lemons & limes A bundle of toys & a bag full of rhymes . . .   Clyde and Wendy Watson’s Father Fox, beloved from Father Fox’s Pennyrhymes, is now decked out […]

A Fruitcake Christmas (Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends)

Author: Troy Schmidt Publisher: Product Description It’s Christmastime in the garden and Hermie and his friends are hustling and bustling to prepare for the big day. But more than anything, they all eagerly anticipate the crowning moment of the holiday season: the arrival of Grannypillar’s scrumptious fruitcake. Suddenly Christmas is hijacked when Iggy and Ziggy […]

Un día en la playa (A Day at the Beach) (Dora the Explorer) (Spanish Edition)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Lauryn Silverhardt Publisher: Libros Para Ninos Product Description Ven a jugar en la playa con Dora y Boots!

Christmas (Snappy Pop-ups)

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Roller Coaster

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Marla Frazee Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Clickity, clackity. Clickity, clackity. The roller coaster car is going up, up, up to the highest spot. And at least one of the people in the car has never ridden on a roller coaster before . . . ever. Wheeeeeeee! Amazon.com Review All sorts of […]

It’s Sports Day! (Lazytown)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Magnús Scheving Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon

What Dogs Want for Christmas (Holiday Series)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Kandy Radzinski Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Product Description Proving that cats dont have the last word when it comes to making Christmas lists, author and artist Kandy Radzinski returns this holiday season with the canine companion book to last years favorite, What Cats Want for Christmas. Using witty poems and winsome […]

Irene Jennie and the Christmas Masquerade: The Johnkankus

Author: Irene Smalls Publisher: Product Description Anticipating the wonderful Johnkankus parade on Christmas day, a young slave girl, Irene Jennie, is saddened that she cannot share the festivities with her parents, who have been loaned to another plantation master.

Blue Takes a Dip! (Blue’s Clues)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Irene Kilpatrick Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Join Blue at the beach for a romp in the waves!

Fashion Then and Now (Costumes for Coloring Series)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Kate Braungart Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description Check out the best of fashion–from empire waists and bustles to hoop skirts, flapper dresses, and thigh-high mini-dresses–in this stunning look at clothing trends from the 1100s to the present day.

Saint Nicholas: The Real Story of the Christmas Legend

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Julie Stiegemeyer Publisher: Concordia Publishing House Product Description Many parents and teachers struggle with how to approach the Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus dilemma. Many deal with this by telling children that the legends surrounding Santa Claus are based on a real, hi

The Black Stallion’s Courage

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Walter Farley Publisher: Yearling Product Description When Hopeful Farm burns down, Alec’s dreams for the future go up in smoke. How can he get the money to rebuild? To make matters worse, a strong young colt named Eclipse has taken the racing world by storm, threatening to replace the Black in […]

Curious George Goes to the Beach

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description One hot summer day, George and the man with the yellow hat go to the beach. What fun George has at the beach! What fun he has feeding the seagulls! It’s fun, that is, until they fly away with something […]

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Product Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the reader fully appreciate the beauty and humor of Dickens’s work. In his “Ghostly little book,” Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of […]

The Five Ancestors Book 7: Dragon

Author: Jeff Stone Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Long, the dragon-style warrior, saw his temple burned, his brothers killed, and his novice siblings fleeing to the four winds. But that was many months ago. Now the five young warriors have reunited with Ying, the redeemed renegade who put all of these […]

Mama Had to Work on Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carolyn Marsden Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Gloria always spends Christmas with Papi, Mama, and Nana. But this Christmas, Papi is away picking oranges and Mama has to work at the hotel where she is a maid. Gloria is miserable when Mama makes her go with her-until they get to the […]

A LazyTown Christmas (Lazytown (8×8))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Artful Doodlers Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description It’s Christmas Eve in LazyTown! But Robbie Rotten has a few tricks up his sleeve. He wants to make sure that no one has a merry Christmas. Will Robbie ruin Christmas for everyone?

A Pinata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Pat Mora Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description An award-winning author and a rising star artist have put a festive Latino twist on “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” populating it with piñatas in place of partridges, plus burritos bailando (dancing donkeys), lunitas cantando (singing moons), and much more, all displayed in the […]

Fisherman’s Night Before Christmas, A (Night Before Christmas (Gibbs))

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Sue Carabine Publisher: Gibbs Smith Product Description Santa doesn’t know lures from bait, so some fishermen gather to help him this Christmas Eve.

Curious George Goes Camping

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Margret Rey Publisher: HMH Books Product Description George and the man with the yellow hat are going camping! George tries to be helpful, but after he upsets a neighboring camper, he is chased into the woods and gets lost. Before long, an encounter with a cute forest creature throws George into […]

Million-Dollar Throw

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Mike Lupica Publisher: Philomel Product Description What would you do with a million dollars, if you were 13? Nate Brodie is nicknamed “Brady” not only for his arm, but also because he’s the biggest Tom Brady fan. He’s even saved up to buy an autographed football. And when he does, he […]

Snowballs

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Lois Ehlert Publisher: Voyager Books Product Description Pull on your mittens and head outside for a snowball day. Grab some snow and start rolling. With a few found objects–like buttons and fabric and seeds–and a little imagination, you can create a whole family out of snow. Children will love poring over […]

The Official SAT Question of the Day 2009 Calendar

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: The College Board Publisher: College Board Product Description The College Board–maker of the SAT (R)–provides the only pager-per-day calendar with Official SAT practice questions.  Every day, students can practice with a question just like the ones on the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT (R).  The calendar features 365 questions (one per page); critical […]

Go Long! (Kickoff)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Ronde Barber, Tiki Barber Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Product Description It’s Tiki and Ronde’s second year on their junior high school football team, the Hidden Valley Eagles. The eighth-grade season is here, and the boys have come together as a team. Now key starters, Tiki and Ronde are ready […]

Kickoff!

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Tiki Barber, Ronde Barber Publisher: Aladdin Product Description “Hut! Hut! Go long, Tiki!” Tiki and Ronde’s twelfth summer is winding down — the nights are gettingshorter and the evenings cooler. That means two things: The first day of junior high is just a few days away, and it’s almost the start […]

The Clique Summer Collection #2: Dylan (Clique Series)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: Poppy Product Description Game, Set, Match… Dylan? Dylan and her TV-host mom are off to Hawaii’s Aloha Tennis Open. While Merri-Lee interviews tennis’s wild child Svetlana “Tennis the Menace” Slootskyia, Dylan lets the tropical sun melt away the memory of getting dumped by two guys at the end of seventh […]

Simon’s Hook; A Story About Teases and Put-downs

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Karen Gedig Burnett Publisher: GR Publishing Book Description Simon is having a bad day; a bad hair day. First his sister gives him a strange hair cut, then his friends tease him. Simon doesn’t know what to do. Lucky for him he runs into Grandma Rose. After listening to his sorrowful […]

You Can Do It!

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Tony Dungy Publisher: Little Simon Inspirations Product Description Tony Dungy’s little brother, Linden, is a third grader who is having a bad day at school. Linden is the youngest of the Dungy family and the least motivated because he hasn’t found “it.” In a family where everyone seems to have found […]

Encylopedia of Immaturity (Klutz)

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Editors of Klutz Publisher: Klutz Product Description How to never grow up, the complete guide.

Heat

Rating: (65 reviews) Author: Mike Lupica Publisher: Puffin Product Description Michael Arroyo has a pitching arm that throws serious heat. But his firepower is nothing compared to the heat Michael faces in his day-to-day life. Newly orphaned after his father led the family’s escape from Cuba, Michael’s only family is his seventeen-yearold brother Carlos. If […]

The Clique Summer Collection #3: Alicia (Clique Series)

Author: Publisher: Poppy Product Description Alicia takes on Mission Spalfa: Spanish Alpha! Back in Spain to visit her relatives, Alicia discovers that Spain’s newest pop sensation ¡Ignacio! is searching for a true Spanish beauty to star in his new hit-single video. She can’t believe her luck! If Alicia is cast as a true Spanish beauty, […]

The Big Field

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Mike Lupica Publisher: Philomel Book Description For Hutch, shortstop has always been home. It’s where his father once played professionally, before injuries relegated him to watching games on TV instead of playing them. And it’s where Hutch himself has always played and starred. Until now. The arrival of Darryl “D-Will” Williams, […]

21: Bringing Down the House – Movie Tie-In: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions

Rating: (401 reviews) Author: Ben Mezrich Publisher: Pocket Star Product Description The long-running New York Times bestseller that has become a cultural phenomenon, Bringing Down the House is an action-filled caper carried out by the unlikeliest of cons — supersmart geeks. Gambling pervaded the M.I.T. campus, and genius kids with money and glittering futures were […]

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 […]

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.

The Boxer and the Spy

Author: Robert B. Parker Publisher: Philomel Book Description Another teen thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of the Spenser mysteries. When a shy high school student’s body is found washed up on the shore of a quiet New England beach town—an apparent suicide—fifteen-year-old Terry Novak doesn’t know what to think. Something just doesn’t […]

Ultimate Power (Marvel Comics)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Brian Michael Bendis, Jeph Loeb, J. Michael Straczynski Publisher: Marvel Comics Product Description The Fantastic Four’s leader, Reed Richards, has accidentally punched a hole into an adjacent universe in a desperate bid to gain the knowledge he needs to cure his friend Ben Grimm – The Thing. But something has come […]

xxxHOLiC, Volume 11

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Clamp Publisher: Del Rey

Jim & Me (Baseball Card Adventures)

Author: Dan Gutman Publisher: HarperCollins Book Description He was the world’s greatest athlete, and a hero—until his medals were taken away. Stosh is shocked when his enemy, Bobby Fuller, begs him for a favor. He wants Stosh to take him back in time to meet Native American Jim Thorpe—an Olympic champion who lost his medals […]

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Publisher: Jump At The Sun

Annotated Christmas Carol

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Random House Value Publishing

86 Years: The Legend of the Boston Red Sox

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Melinda Boroson Publisher: Brown House Books Product Description Told in delightful verse and charming illustrations, “86 Years: The Legend of the Boston Red Sox” is a “Casey at the Bat” for the 21st century. Sure to become a classic, it is a treasure for every generation, for generations to come.