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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Erin Hunter
Publisher: HarperCollins (2011, Dec 27th).
After the sharp-eyed Jay and the roaring Lion, peace will come on Dove’s gentle wing.Jayfeather and Lionblaze are determined to uncover the real reason that ThunderClan was led into the deadly battle with ShadowClan. Meanwhile, Dovepaw grapples with a startling fact and realizes that evil is sometimes no more than a whisker’s length away. As tensions grow between the four Clans, one cat will make a stand for what is right—and another will be lost to the fight. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Publisher: NorthSouth (2013, Aug 1st).
When Little Jack Rabbit and his family visit the cabbage patch, his aunts and uncles tell him to stay away from the scary scarecrow. But Little Jack Rabbit thinks the scarecrow has kind eyes. “That means he has a warm heart,” says his mommy. Little Jack Rabbit’s mom couldn’t have been more right. When a winter storm moves in fast, trapping Little Jack Rabbit and his friends, they’re thankful that the scarecrow is there. And in spring…the friendship blooms again. • Bernadette Watts is known for her illustrations of classic fairy tales, but Will You Be My Friend? was written and illustrated by Watts. • The warm and detailed artwork invites children in to read and discover. • The last title Watts wrote and illustrated, The Smallest Snowflake, received wonderful reviews. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Loralee Leavitt
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing; Original edition (2013, Jan 1st).
Brilliant use of Valentine's, Easter, Halloween, and other holiday candy! Fun, colorful, and full of surprises, Candy Experiments will have kids happily pouring their candy down the drain and learning some basic science along the way.Candy is more than a sugary snack. With candy, you can become a scientific detective. You can test candy for secret ingredients, peel the skin off candy corn, or float an “m” from M&M’s. You can spread candy dyes into rainbows, or pour rainbow layers of colored water. You'll learn how to turn candy into crystals, sink marshmallows, float taffy, or send soda spouting skyward. You can even make your own lightning.Candy Experiments teaches kids a new use for their candy. As children try eye-popping experiments, such as growing enormous gummy worms and turning cotton candy into slime, they’ll also be learning science. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Hidenori Kusaka
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC; Original edition (2013, Jun 4th).
All your favorite Pokémon game characters jump out of the screen into the pages of this action-packed manga!To prepare for their big battle, our trio of friends each need to reach out for help—from Gym Leaders to new Pokémon. Then Lady, Pearl and Diamond are finally reunited in the very heart of Team Galactic’s headquarters. Can they release the three Legendary Pokémon...before it’s too late? And who will take on Team Galactic’s powerful leader Cyrus?! Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for all ages. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability