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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Peter Abrahams
Format: Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English
Publisher: Philomel Books... (2013, Jan 1st).
"Robbie and friends, using a magical charm, protect a Canarsee Indian burial ground from urban developers."-- moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Franklin W. Dixon
Publisher: Aladdin (2013, Jun 4th).
A thrilling amusement park ride turns diabolically deadly in this Hardy Brothers adventure—a fresh approach to a classic series. Joe and Frank Hardy are attending the season’s opening night at Funspot, a local amusement park that’s been declining for years, but that recently got new owners and a facelift. Their friend Daisy’s family has everything riding on Funspot’s success: If the revamped park is a failure, her family will be broke! At first, an exhilarating new attraction is a huge hit—but when one of the riders disappears into thin air, fun and games turns into spine-tingling danger. Will the Hardy Brothers find the missing rider and restore Funspot’s reputation, or is the amusement park doomed for disaster? . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Macky Pamintuan
Publisher: HarperCollins (2013, May 28th).
Elementary-school kids love Jeff Brown’s classic character, Flat Stanley—the amazing paper-thin boy who can slide under doors, fly like a kite, and travel by mail.In his latest fun-filled adventure, Flat Stanley Goes Camping, Stanley and the Lambchop family take a trip to the woods. It gets a little scary when Stanley and his brother, Arthur, run away from a skunk—and straight toward the edge of a cliff!Flat Stanley Goes Camping is an I Can Read book designed to engage and excite child readers. It is a Level 2 book, which means it is perfect for kids who are starting to read on their own but still need some help. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Josh Schneider
Publisher: Clarion Books (2013, May 7th).
It’s Dana’s birthday, so she can do what she likes. And what Dana likes to do is pinch. And call people names. And steal her classmates’ desserts. You probably know a kid like Dana. What can stop her from being so mean? In this story, it’s not what you might expect. Because sometimes, it takes a little creativity (and possibly a very large pet) to change a mean kid’s ways. Five short chapters with comical full-color illustrations offer a fresh, fun take on bullying and birthdays (and pet elephants). moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: John Himmelman
Publisher: FalconGuides; First Edition, First edition (2013, Jun 4th).
A surefire hit with young backyard diggers and bug-watchers, Basic Illustrated Guide to Frogs, Snakes, Bugs, and Slugs combines detailed illustrations of bugs, slugs, snakes, toads, and other creepy crawlies with clear and kid-friendly information to help the young bug-lover identify what’s crawling up the tree, buzzing in his ear, or hiding under a log. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Erin Soderberg
Format: Library Binding
Publisher: Spotlight (2013, Jan 1st).
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When the bones of a dinosaur disappear from a dig site, Scooby and his friends embark on a mission to recover the bones and find the thief. --This text refers to the School & Library Binding edition. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Stan Berenstain
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers (2012, Jul 24th).
More than fifty years ago, Random House published the first of more than 300 books about the Berenstain Bears. Many of the most enduring titles are First Time Books®, which explore the myriad of issues that are part of family life and growing up, among them sibling rivalry, parent-child relationships, school, friendships, and the lasting values that are the bedrock of family and community life. To mark this milestone anniversary, we've collected six titles about family relationships: A Week at Grandma's; The Trouble with Grownups; The Birds, the Bees, and the Berenstain Bears; Baby Makes Five; The Papa's Day Surprise; and The Mama's Day Surprise. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jan Berenstain
Publisher: HarperCollins (2012, Feb 28th).
Featuring six beloved Berenstain Bears stories, this treasury is perfect for reading aloud or curling up and reading alone. Join Mama, Papa, Brother, Sister, and Honey Bear as they meet a new pet, learn about the importance of cleaning up, wish upon a star, take a trip, explore the seashore, and stay home from school. There are stories for everyone to love in this keepsake anthology of new classics. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Carolyn Keene
Publisher: Aladdin (2013, May 7th).
Some equestrians are up to more than horseplay in this third book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to a classic series.At the prestigious—and competitive—River Heights Horse Show, the prizes, which range from money to possible placement on the Olympic Team, are so highly coveted that anyone (riders, trainers, owners) will do anything to win…even drug the horses! Who’s up to no good? Nancy, Bess and George are on the case! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Phoebe Stone
Format: Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books... (2013, Jan 1st).
During World War II, Felicity Bathburn is living in Bottlebay, Maine, with her eccentric relatives and their foster child Derek, whom she has grown to love, but when a man claiming to be Derek's true father arrives and starts asking all sorts of strange questions Felicity becomes suspicious of his motives. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability