Last Updated: Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Have Fun, Molly Lou Melon
Molly Lou Melon’s grandma taught her to be happy with herself no matter what, but that’s not all she learned. Molly Lou’s grandma didn’t have store-bought toys when she was little. She made dolls out of twigs and flowers and created fun in her backyard. So Molly Lou does just that, proving that the best thing to play with is a huge imagination.
Really and Truly
Charlie’s grandpa used to dream up stories for him but a disease has stolen Grandpa’s memories, his words, and even his smile. Charlie wants so much to see his grandpa laugh again and share new imaginary adventures. Can Grandpa’s old stories reconnect him with his grandson? Charlie thinks so, if he can just tell them as well as his grandpa used to.
How to Write a Thank-You Letter
Did you receive gifts for Christmas or your birthday? How did you say thank you? One of the nicest ways to say thank-you is with a hand written letter or card. Find out more about the art of giving thanks in this special book. It’s all part of social media!
I Said No: Refusal Skills
One of the first words a small child likes to use often is the word ‘no.’ It seems to become more difficult to say ‘no’ as we get older. However, it is essential that young people learn to identify a dangerous situation and to stay safe using a toolkit of refusal skills. Part of a series called Life Skills 101.
After her mother’s death, Lyssa struggles to get used to a life with her stepfather in a new town. Then one day change comes when Lyssa receives alarming news about her childhood home. With no time to lose, she sets off on a two-wheeled cross-country journey to get back to Texas. But can she get there before the clock runs out?
Lots of twins have a special connection, but Matt and Emily can do way more than finish each other's sentences. Together, they are able to bring art to life and enter paintings at will. Their abilities are highly sought after by a secret group who want to access the terrors called Hollow Earth. These villains will stop at nothing to find Hollow Earth and with so much at stake, nowhere is safe – and survival might be a fantasy!
The Madman’s Daughter
Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London trying not to think about the scandal that ruined her life. After all, no one ever proved the rumours about her father's gruesome experiments. But when she learns he is alive and continuing his work on a remote tropical island, she is determined to find out if the accusations are true.
Homeland (Little Brother #2)
A few years ago Marcus was detained by the government in the wake of a terrorist attack on San Francisco. The experience led him to become a leader of techno-savvy teens fighting back against the tyrannical security state. Now, as California's economy collapses, Marcus’s hacktivist past lands him a job with a politician who promises reform.
Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer and Sex Changed a Nation at War
For International Women’s Day (March 8), the inspiring story of a remarkable woman who stood up for peace against all odds. In 2003, Gbowee organized women in nonviolent protests against Liberia's brutal regime, leading to the overthrow of President Charles Taylor. Gbowee won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2011.
Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies, and Aid
The passionate Canadian activist writes her observations from fifteen years of working in some of the world’s violent flashpoints, while founding and building War Child North America. A thoughtful meditation on war as it is being waged around the world against millions of civilians — primarily women and children.