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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Inc Scholastic
Publisher: Scholastic Inc. (2012, Aug 1st).
Gotta read 'em all! Scholastic's publishing program is geared to appeal to Pokémon fans of all ages. Handbooks, sticker books, create & trace, readers, and more.It's everything you ever wanted to know about every Pokemon -- all in one place! This revised and updated edition of the 2008 bestseller has stats and facts kids need to know about all 646 Pokemon. The book includes 64 new pages focusing on the 153 new Pokemon that just debuted in the Pokemon Black & White videogames.The revised & updated Ultimate Handbook is an absolute must-have for Pokemon fans. It's sure to be a bestseller with kids of all ages. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: John Flanagan
Publisher: Philomel (2013, Nov 5th).
The story that brings the Ranger's Apprentice arc full-circle! Will Treaty has come a long way from the small boy with dreams of knighthood. Life had other plans for him, and as an apprentice Ranger under Halt, he grew into a legendthe finest Ranger the kingdom has ever known. Yet Will is facing a tragic battle that has left him grim and alone. To add to his problems, the time has come to take on an apprentice of his own, and it’s the last person he ever would have expected. Fighting his personal demons, Will has to win the trust and respect of his difficult new companiona task that at times seems almost impossible. John Flanagan returns for one final bow to the series that has conquered millions of readers worldwide with this pulse-pounding adventure that brings one era to a close, and ushers in the next . moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Caroline Lawton
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks (2011, Mar 1st).
An essential A to Z bug book for young readers.The perfect book for all kids who are fascinated with bugs. Simple text from A to Z provides buggy facts and figures. Larger than life full-color photographs of creepy crawlies include locusts, caterpillars, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, ants, praying mantis, and more! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: William Joyce
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (2012, Feb 21st).
Don't miss The Rise of the Guardians, soon to be a major motion picture in theaters November 2012.Forget the bunny trail. E. Aster Bunnymund is on a warpath. In this second chapter book in William Joyce’s The Guardians series, sometimes you have to crack a few eggs. Pitch, the Nightmare King, and his Fearlings had been soundly driven back by Nicholas St. North and company in the first Guardians’ adventure. But now Pitch has disappeared completely—and out of sight does NOT make for out of mind. It seems certain that he’s plotting a particularly nefarious revenge, and the Guardians suspect he might have gone underground. But how can they find him there? Enter E. Aster Bunnymund, the only emissary of the fabled brotherhood of the Pookas—the league of philosophical warrior rabbits of imposing intellect and size. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jane O'Connor
Publisher: HarperFestival (2010, May 1st).
Ooh la la! Nancy is utterly fascinated by movie stars-and everybody knows that movie stars don’t go to bed early! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Judy Blume
Publisher: Puffin (2007, Apr 5th).
Fans young and old will laugh out loud at the irrepressible wit of peter Hatcher, the hilarious antics of mischievous Fudge, and the unbreakable confidence of know-it-all sheila tubman in Judy blume’s five Fudge books. brand-new covers adorn these perennial favorites, and will entice a whole new generation of Fudgeand Judy blumefans. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Barbara DaCosta
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (2012, Sep 18th).
Late at night, when all is quiet and everyone is asleep, a ninja creeps silently through the house in search of treasure. Soon he reaches his ultimate goal...and gets a big surprise! Will the nighttime ninja complete his mission?With spare text and lush illustrations, Nighttime Ninja is a fun, adventure-filled story about the power of play and imagination. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Janik Coat
Format: Board book
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (2012, May 1st).
Behold: an opposites book like no other. Simple pairings of words, both expected (small/large) and unexpected (clear/blurry), are humorously illustrated with a graphic and lovable red hippopotamus. Bold colors and surprising die-cuts and textures spice up this elegantly engaging board book. Praise for Hippopposites "Nicely done and a perfect gift, your favorite little one will love this book." KIWI Magazine "This is a marvelous introduction to linguistic nuance for the very young." The Wall Street Journal "A distinctive offering stands out in the crowded field of concept contenders." Kirkus Reviews STARRED REVIEW "French illustrator Coat blends a quirky sensibility with a slick visual aesthetic...it’s an excellent (and fun) vehicle through which to demonstrate the concept. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (2013, Apr 9th).
The race is on for a new student council president, and the Breakfast Bunch is rallying for Hector! The competition is already heavy, but the race heats up when school security is at stake: student and staff high-tech gadgets are disappearing left and right. Whoever the culprit is, this is one stealthy thief—and the school is so busy with the election that he gets away with it every time. Luckily some of Lunch Lady's own culinary gadgets have eluded the crook, but will they be enough to catch this sticky-fingered bandit? And will Hector be able to pull off a victory? moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jennifer L. Holm
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers (2011, Sep 27th).
Introducing Squish—a hilarious, action packed graphic novel series from the award-winning creators of Babymouse! Filled with superheroes, comics within comics, and gross-out science, Squish is perfect for fans of Dav Pilkey's Captain Underpants, Dan Gutman's Weird School, and Jarrett Krosoczka's Lunch Lady.He's baa-ack! It's a brand new school year for everyone's favorite AMOEBA! Will Squish finally get to sit with the cool kids at lunch? Will Pod stop the giant asteroid from destroying the world? Will the LEECHES be the end of Super Amoeba? And what makes cafeteria nachos so delicious anyway? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Squish's second electrifying, fast-paced adventure, Squish #2: Brave New Pond—saving the world, one cell at a time! Yowza! You can draw comics, too! Look in the back to find out how to draw one of the Squish characters! Also includes instructions for a sensational science experiment you can do at home! Shazam! Here's what people are saying about everyone's favorite amoeba! New York Times: "An energetic, good-hearted escapade, one that young readers will enjoy. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability