Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry FarmerYearling #ad - But when a respected local farmer tries to steal them, Sophie must find a way to keep them and their superpowers safe. Twelve-year-old sophie brown feels like a fish out of water when she and her parents move from Los Angeles to the farm they’ve inherited from a great-uncle. But farm life gets more interesting when a cranky chicken appears and Sophie discovers the hen can move objects with the power of her little chicken brain: jam jars, the latch to her henhouse, the entire henhouse.
. Yearling Books. Told in letters to sophie’s abuela, to-do lists, a chicken-care correspondence course, and more, quizzes, Unusual Chickens is a quirky, clucky classic in the making. And then more of her great-uncle’s unusual chickens come home to roost. Fans of katherine applegate and Erin Entrada Kelly will love this quirky story of a determined girl, and some extraordinary chickens.
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Dragon SlippersBloomsbury USA Childrens #ad - After all, nobody has seen a dragon in centuries. But when the beast actually appears, creel not only bargains with him for her life, she also ends up with a rare bit of treasure from his hoard: a pair of simple blue slippers, or so she thinks. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. This enchanting tale of dragons, betrayals, and the power of friendship is the first in a charming and thrilling series by New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George.
It's a ploy to lure a heroic knight so that he will fight the dragon, marry Creel out of chivalrous obligation, and lift the entire family out of poverty. Creel isn't worried. Creel can't believe her aunt wants to sacrifice her to the local dragon. But creel learns that these shoes could be used to save her kingdom from the brink of war--or destroy it.
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Absolutely AlmostPuffin Books #ad - Her characters' voices, interactions, and hangups are relatable, as they battle each other and adjust to their families' reconfigurations. Publishers Weekly Yearling Books. Or the most musical. B. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. He has never been the tallest. Puffin Books. Or the greatest artist. Great for fans of rebecca stead's Liar and Spy, RJ Palacio's Wonder and Cynthia Lord's Rules.
Praise for lisa graff's novelstangle of Knots nominated for a National Book Award* "Combining the literary sensibility of E. In fact, albie has a long list of the things he's not very good at. But then albie gets a new babysitter, Calista, who helps him figure out all of the things he is good at and how he can take pride in himself.
Absolutely Almost #ad - A perfect companion to lisa graff's national book Award-nominated A Tangle of Knots, this novel explores a similar theme in a realistic contemporary world where kids will easily be able to relate their own struggles to Albie's. White with the insouciance of Louis Sachar, Graff has written a tangle that should satisfy readers for years to come.
Booklist, starred reviewDouble Dog Dare"Graff's. Story is lighthearted and humorous, but honestly addresses the emotions associated with divorce.
RooftoppersSimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - So when the welfare agency writes to her guardian, they takes matters into their own hands and flee to Paris to look for Sophie’s mother, threatening to send Sophie to an orphanage, starting with the only clue they have—the address of the cello maker. The beauty of sky, music, and the belief in ‘extraordinary things’ triumph in this whimsical and magical tale” Publishers Weekly about a girl in search of her past who discovers a secret rooftop world in Paris.
Everyone thinks that Sophie is an orphan. Evading the french authorities, she meets Matteo and his network of rooftoppers—urchins who live in the hidden spaces above the city. True, there were no other recorded female survivors from the shipwreck that left baby Sophie floating in the English Channel in a cello case, but Sophie remembers seeing her mother wave for help.
Rooftoppers #ad - Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Her guardian tells her it is almost impossible that her mother is still alive—but “almost impossible” means “still possible. And you should never ignore a possible. Puffin Books. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Together they scour the city in a search for sophie’s mother—but can they find her before Sophie is caught and sent back to London? Or, author of the His Dark Materials series, more importantly, before she loses hope? Phillip Pullman, calls Rooftoppers “the work of a writer with an utterly distinctive voice and a wild imagination.
Urban OutlawsBloomsbury USA Childrens #ad - Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. And stay alive. Don't miss the global launch of this debut series from Peter Jay Black-the perfect mix of explosive action, cool technology, and characters with lots of heart. Deep beneath the city live five extraordinary kids: world-famous hacker Jack, free runner Slink, gadget geek Charlie, communications chief Obi, and decoy expert Wren.
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A. K. S. But the kids find themselves in serious trouble when they're caught in an epic battle to control Proteus, a genius super-computer. Yearling Books. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.
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Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. The first part of the boy who biked the world follows Tom leaving England, cycling through Europe and all the way through Africa to the tip of South Africa. Yearling Books. Eye Books. With engaging illustrations, postcards, and journal entries throughout, this book provides an immersive experience for any young adventurer.
My Life with the ChimpanzeesAladdin #ad - Eye Books. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. During her expeditions she braved many dangers and she got to know an amazing group of wild chimpanzees—intelligent animals whose lives, in work and play and family relationships, bear a surprising resemblance to our own. Aladdin. While others thought jane would be terrified by the toy, she adored it and it inspired a life-long love of animals in her.
Yearling Books. Inspired by a stuffed toy, Jane Goodall became the first woman to study chips in the wild and in the process made history. As a child, jane goodall was given a stuffed chimpanzee named Jubilee, and she has said her fondness for this figure started her early love of animals. Puffin Books. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.
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Kid OwnerHarperCollins #ad - HarperCollins. Aladdin. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Maybe he can even get off the bench and into the starting lineup of his own football team. With the help of his friends Jackson and Izzy, Ryan takes advantage of his newfound stardom. With drama heating up both on and off the field, Ryan quickly realizes he may lose much more than just the Dallas Cowboys.
He convinces his coach to use a tricky passing offense that plays to Ryan’s strengths. Perfect for fans of Mike Lupica. When ryan’s estranged father unexpectedly dies, Ryan learns that he has inherited the Dallas Cowboys football team. Eye Books. But just when things are looking up, Ryan’s nasty stepmother makes a legal play to make her own son the Cowboys’ kid owner.
Kid Owner #ad - Puffin Books. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. From new york times bestselling author and former NFL player Tim Green comes a riveting stand-alone football novel about being a leader and finding your inner strength. Yearling Books. With his new role as owner of this NFL team, Ryan has high hopes that he can be more than just a middle school misfit.
"Who Could That Be at This Hour?": Also Published as "All the Wrong Questions: Question 1"Little, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - Puffin Books. Aladdin. Yearling Books. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Before the baudelaires became orphans, even before the invention of Netflix, before he encountered A Series of Unfortunate Events, Lemony Snicket was a boy discovering the mysteries of the world. In a fading town, far from anyone he knew or trusted, a young Lemony Snicket began his apprenticeship in an organization nobody knows about.
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Little brown Books for Young Readers. HarperCollins. Now he has written an account that should not be published, in four volumes that shouldn't be read.
The True Meaning of SmekdayDisney-Hyperion #ad - Puffin Books. When twelve-year-old gratuity "tip" tucci is assigned to write five pages on "The True Meaning of Smekday" for the National Time Capsule contest, she's not sure where to begin. Aladdin. It involves her unlikely friendship with a renegade Boov mechanic named J. Lo. A futile journey south to find gratuity's mother at the Happy Mouse Kingdom; a cross-country road trip in a hovercar called Slushious; and an outrageous plan to save the Earth from yet another alien invasion.
. Yearling Books. HarperCollins. Little brown Books for Young Readers. Fully illustrated with "photos, and comics sequences, " drawings, perceptive, newspaper clippings, this is a hilarious, genre-bending novel from best-selling author Adam Rex. When her mom started telling everyone about the messages aliens were sending through a mole on the back of her neck? Maybe on Christmas Eve, Gratuity's story is much, renamed it "Smekland" in honor of glorious Captain Smek, and forced all Americans to relocate to Florida via rocketpod? In any case, bizarre spaceships descended on the Earth and the aliens-called Boov-abducted her mother? Or when the Boov declared Earth a colony, when huge, much bigger than the assignment.
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