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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Ken Geist
Publisher: Cartwheel Books (2007, May 1st).
A hilarious retelling of THE THREE LITTLE PIGS, with foil on the cover!"Little fish, little fish, let me come in.""Not by the skin of my finny fin fin!""Then I'll munch, and I'll crunch, and I'll smash your house in!"Mama tells her three little fish that it's time to make their own homes. Jim builds his house of seaweed, but the big bad shark munches it up. Tim builds his house of sand, but the shark crunches it up. It's smart Kim who sets up house in an old sunken ship!Children will delight in this silly story with funny, eye-popping illustrations. And there's foil on the cover! moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Carolyn Keene
Publisher: Aladdin; Original edition (2012, Feb 21st).
Malibu Mayhem follows Nancy Drew back to River Heights in this conclusion to the latest mystery arc!After an unforgettable vacation on the exclusive beaches of California, Nancy, Bess, and George are glad to be back in down-to-earth River Heights. But just as they’re settling into a boring summer routine, Malibu excitement follows them home: the superstar Casabian Sisters show up, convinced River Heights is the perfect setting for their newest reality show. And where the Casbians go, drama—and now danger— is never far behind. Quiet River Heights and nearby Camp Athena is turned upside down with a terrifying mix of midnight phone calls, missing Casabians, and a menacing nighttime stalker. But this isn’t a reality show, this is real life—and Nancy and her friends need to find out real fast just who is out to destroy their home… and their lives. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Murray Shaw
Format: Library Binding
Publisher: Graphic Universe (2011, Sep 1st).
Violet Hunter takes a job as a governess at the Copper Beeches. But she is puzzled when her employers ask her to cut her hair and wear a special dress. Things get stranger still when she finds a lock of hair that looks like her own and a mysterious hallway. Violet turns to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson for help, but is it already too late? moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Bibi Dumon Tak
Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers (2011, Oct 15th).
Winner of the 2012 Batchelder AwardBased on a real series of events that happened during World War II, Soldier Bear tells the story of an orphaned bear cub adopted by a group of Polish soldiers in Iran. The soldiers raise the bear and eventually enlist him as a soldier to ensure that he stays with the company. He travels with them from Iran to Italy, and then on to Scotland. Voytek's mischief gets him into trouble along with way, but he also provides some unexpected encouragement for the soldiers amidst the reality of war: Voytek learns to carry bombs for the company, saves the camp from a spy, and keeps them constantly entertained with his antics.Always powerful and surprising, Bibi Dumon Tak's story offers readers a glimpse at this fascinating piece of history. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Max LucadoMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Format: Board book
Publisher: Thomas Nelson (2006, Oct 3rd).
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Lita Judge
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (2011, Nov 1st).
In this almost wordless picture book, a host of woodland creatures take a child's sled for a nighttime joy ride. Their whimsical ride is gorgeously depicted in bold watercolor, complemented by humorous expressions and pitch-perfect sound effects. With a timeless tone and classic characters, RED SLED will become a wintertime favorite. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Geronimo Stilton
Format: Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publisher: Scholastic... (2011, Jan 1st).
The mouselings are headed on a fabumouse mission-- to the moon! After much preparation, the mice blast off. But when they arrive at their lunar vacation spot, things start to go wrong, including spaceship wrecks and rebellious robots. Can the Thea sisters save the day? moreMore Info | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Robert Kimmel Smith
Publisher: Puffin (2006, Apr 20th).
Henry Green is a boy who loves chocolate. He likes it bitter, sweet, dark, light, and daily; for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks; in cakes, candy bars, milk, and every other form you can possibly imagine. Henry probably loves chocolate more than any boy in the history of the world. One day-it starts off like any other day-Henry finds that strange things are happening to him. First he makes medical history with the only case of Chocolate Fever ever. Then he finds himself caught up in a wild and hilarious chase, climaxed by a very unusual hijacking! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Joel Tanis
Publisher: Zonderkidz; Revised edition (2004, Jan 20th).
How can small readers build big faith? By using the study Bible made just for kids. It's perfect for young hearts who want to discover what the Bible is all about--the people, places, and events it contains, what it teaches, and how to obey it. The NIrV Kids' Study Bible features the complete, revised New International Reader's Version, an accurate, easy-to-read children's translation drawn from the best-selling New International Version. The short, simple words and sentences make this translation ideal for beginning readers. But the NIrV Kids' Study Bible is more than easy reading. It offers introductions to the books of the Bible, full-color artwork, Life in New TestamentTimes study feature, Look at This notes that describe tools and objects of the Bible, Think About This study questions, Remember This memory verses, and a Bible dictionary--all in one attractive study Bible created especially for a grade three reading level and up. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability