Last Updated: Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Miracle Melts Down
Kindergators work and play happily in Miss Harmony's class. But Miracle isn't being a good classmate! She's having temper tantrums when things don't go her way. Can the Kindergators find a way to help Miracle control her meltdowns?
Cock-a-doodle-doo, Creek, Pop-pop, Moo
Rooster crows, Cock-a-doodle-doo. Wake up, girls, and little boys too. Breakfast ham pop-pops, cows moo as theyíre being milked, girls feed clucking hens, and boys split wood Ė whack! When chores are done, rockers squeak, and kids read and play games while Grandmaís knitting needles click and the clock tick tocks. A delightful celebration of work, play, family, food, and farm life!
Growing Patterns; Fibonacci Numbers in Nature
Gazing at a dahlia grown by a local gardening talent can make you wonder how nature can be so perfect. It canít be just a green thumb and fertilizer. Itís not. Itís Fibonacci numbers, a concept discovered around 1200 by an Italian mathematician!
Iceberg Right Ahead! The Tragedy of the Titanic
It has been a hundred years since the Titanic sank in the North Atlantic, but the world is even more fascinated with emerging truth of the tragedy. Stories of heroism and missed opportunities alike fill the pages of this latest book by its award-winning author.
Alex and the Amazing Time Machine
Alex is just an ordinary kid Ė except for the fact that he has a genius IQ, and he loves to read books on time travel. But when two angry criminals kidnap his big brother, Alex's life changes fast. Inventing a time machine (using an iPod, mirrors, duct tape, and a laser pointer), Alex must travel back in time to collect clues, outwit the bad guys, and race against the clock to save his family from total oblivion.
Princess of the Wild Swans
Princess Meriel's brothers have been cursed! An enchantment, cast by their new stepmother, has transformed the handsome princes into swans. Meriel will do whatever it takes to rescue her brothers. With help from her new friends, Meriel vows to finish an impossible task. If she completes it her brothers may be saved, but if she fails ...
Something Like Normal
Travis returns home from Afghanistan to find that his parents are splitting up, and that his brother has stolen not only his car but also his girlfriend. When Travis runs into Harper, a girl he had a rocky relationship with in middle school, life actually starts looking up. Harper gives Travis the support he needs to overcome his minefield of family problems and his recurring nightmares of his best friendís death.
No Safety in Numbers
A biological bomb has just been discovered at a busy suburban mall. What happens when people start getting sick, supplies start running low and there's no way out? Told through the distinct voices of four teens that are trapped among the hundreds of shoppers, this is a gripping look at how people react during the direst of circumstances.
Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, his Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero
For the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a remarkable true story of survival by a blind man who was working on the 78th floor of Tower 1 of the World Trade Center when the plane hit. He must trust his guide dog Roselle to guide him down the burning building and through the streets filled with debris.
11/9/2001: Christian fundamentalists hijack four jetliners. They fly two into the World Trade Towers in Baghdad, and a third into the Arab Defense Ministry in Riyadh. The fourth plane, bound for Mecca, is brought down by its passengers. An intriguing alternate history novel that re-imagines the events of 9/11.