Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Moose Belongs to Me
Wilfred owned a moose. He hadnít always owned a moose. The moose came to him a while ago and he just KNEW that it was meant to be his. He named the moose Marcel. But imagine Wilfredís surprise when one day, while deep in the woods, someone else claims the moose as their ownÖ
Nora the Mind Reader
Nora returns home from kindergarten upset. A boy in her class has called her flamingo legs! When her mother gives her a magic wand, a new and fascinating world opens, and Nora begins to understand a new concept as well. She discovers that people donít always say what they think or think what they say. A book about one of the complicated facts of life.
Andrew Zimmernís Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Foods
Ever thought about eating soup made from a birdís nest? How about alligator meat, and garlic ice cream for dessert? The author of this book has a passion for exploring how different foods are important to different cultures. It is all quite fascinating and pure fun!
Show Me a 40 Craft Projects and Activities to Spark Childrenís Storytelling
Storytelling is health food for the mind. Children have bits of stories floating around in their heads. These creative projects and activities can be the catalyst for some very imaginative storytelling. Parents, teachers, and students will find much inspiration here.
Cheesie Mack is Cool in a Duel
Cheesie and Georgie are off to the greatest summer camp in Maine. Until disaster strikes. The camp has a mix-up and they get put in a cabin with the older campers, including Cheesie's archenemy, Kevin Welch. Now the youngest, and smallest at camp, Cheesie must use his brains to fight Kevin's brawn by challenging the bully to a Cool Duel.
The Creature from the Seventh Grade
If popularity were a score between one and ten, Charlie would be a zero. To top it all off, he has morphed into a giant mutant sea creature sometime between first and third-period. Now Charlie's friends are treating him like a science project, there's a petition to get him kicked out of school, and his parents act like everything is perfectly normal. What's a slimy, scaly, seventh-grade creature to do?
The Grave Robberís Apprentice
When Hans was a baby he was washed ashore in a wooden crate and was adopted by a grave robber. Angela is a young countess fleeing from a sinister Archduke and a dreaded Necromancer. A chance meeting sets these new friends on a daring quest to discover Hansí true identity and save Angelaís parents from the clutches of the Archduke.
Ask the Passengers
Astrid desperately wants to confide in someone, but she isnít ready to reveal her secret. Instead, she lays in her backyard watching airplanes fly overhead, sharing the truth with people in their seats thirty thousand feet in the sky. Little does Astrid know how much the tiniest connection will affect these strangersí lives, and her own, for the better.
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Football seems to get intermixed with politics and patriotism at the Super Bowl. That is what happens in this excellent novel, where we follow a group of soldiers who have become Iraq War heroes and a media sensation, as they attend a Dallas Cowboys game. An intriguing look at American society and misplaced priorities.
The Red Pole of Macau
For Chinese New Year, the fourth in the thriller series starring Torontonian Ava Lee, a jet-setting and crime-solving forensic accountant. Here Avaís half-brother Michael needs her help extricating himself from a real estate deal gone wrong in the Chinese territory of Macau. Ava heads to Hong Kong to do battle with the criminal underworld there.