When the heat goes out in Zach's family cabin during a massive blizzard, isolation sets in. Suddenly, what had been quiet woods seem deadly. Zach and his dog are forced out of their cabin into the freezing blizzard, and must do everything possible just to survive. The duo must fight their way through the storm to find help and Zach's dad before they freeze to death. Will they make it through the storm, or be buried in snow before they can find their way to safety?
Amazo and the Planetary Reboot
By Snider, Brandon T
Amazo arrives on Earth with a plan to solve all its problems -- by wiping out its entire population! All that stands in his way is Superman, Green Lantern, Plastic Man, and the rest of the Justice League. Can the world's greatest team of super heroes shut down the superpower duplicating android before it's too late? Or will Amazo flip the switch on a total planetary reboot?
Stone Arch Books
Totally Amazing Facts About Military Sea and Air Vehicles
By Meister, Cari
Readers will learn over 100 facts about military sea and military air vehicles, such as helicopters, bombers, and stealth flighters, as well as, submarines, mammoth ships, and militarized barges. Reluctant readers will love the unusual facts, the amazing colorful spreads, and the lively photos attached to each vehicle's information.
Sugar and Spice
By Mlynowski, Sarah
That's the way the cookie crumbles!
Yum! Our magic mirror has dropped me and my brother, Jonah, into the story of Hansel and Gretel. If we're lucky, we may even get to taste the cake-house...
But we didn't count on accidentally getting trapped. The real Hansel and Gretel are on the run, and Jonah and I have taken their place. And the witch is making a kid casserole for dinner...
Now we have to: - Avoid being eaten - Pretend our dog is a cat - Learn to make kale smoothies - Befriend a talking duck
Or we may never make it back to our home sweet home!
By Gemeinhart, Dan
Brodie was a good dog. And good dogs go to heaven.
Except Brodie can't move on. Not just yet. As wonderful as his glimpse of the afterlife is, he can't forget the boy he left behind. The boy he loved, and who loved him in return.
The boy who's still in danger.
So Brodie breaks the rules of heaven. He returns to Earth as a spirit. With the help of two other lost souls -- lovable pitbull Tuck and surly housecat Patsy -- he is determined to find his boy and to save him.
Even if it costs him paradise. Even if he loses his eternal soul.
Because it's what a good dog would do.
What a Waste
By Eamer, Claire
What a Waste! answers the question: when we throw something away, where is "away"? Ever since cave people cracked open seafood shells for dinner, humans have produced garbage, and we've had to figure out what to do with it. What a Waste! explores the history of garbage from earliest times to today, covering subjects including dumps, human waste, water pollution, "problem" garbage, and modern "throwaway" culture. From islands made out of 5,000-year-old garbage in the Florida Everglades and sophisticated waste-disposal systems in ancient Pakistan to "fatbergs" the size of a city bus in sewers today, What a Waste! delves into the fascinating, weird, and often disgusting world of garbage, and shows why it's a growing problem.
The Length of a String
By Weissman, Elissa Brent
Imani is adopted, and she's ready to search for her birth parents. But when she discovers the diary her Jewish great-grandmother wrote chronicling her escape from Holocaust-era Europe, Imani begins to see family in a new way.
Imani knows exactly what she wants as her big bat mitzvah gift: to find her birth parents. She loves her family and her Jewish community in Baltimore, but she has always wondered where she came from, especially since she's black and almost everyone she knows is white. Then her mom's grandmother--Imani's great-grandma Anna--passes away, and Imani discovers an old journal among her books. It's Anna's diary from 1941, the year she was twelve and fled Nazi-occupied Luxembourg alone, sent by her parents to seek refuge in Brooklyn, New York. Anna's diary records her journey to America and her new life with an adoptive family of her own. And as Imani reads the diary, she begins to see her family, and her place in it, in a whole new way.
By Steele, Michael Anthony
Meet the newest hero of Metropolis . . . Metallo? But the cyborg criminal isn't reformed, he's being controlled by Lex Luthor. However, when he breaks free of Lex's control, he goes on the attack! Will Superman find a way to stop the metallic menace? Can he defeat an entire army of Metallos attacking the city? Or will the powerful cyborg finally defeat the Man of Steel? You choose the path to decide how Superman might stop one of his most powerful enemies!
Stone Arch Books
Clara Humble and the Not-So-Super Powers
By Humphrey, Anna
The Storm Dragon
By Harrison, Paula
A group of friends set out to save magical creatures from a cruel queen and her wicked soldiers in the first book in the brand-new Secret Rescuers chapter book series.
When Sophy finds a little lost dragon named Cloudy, she knows he's in danger. It will take all the courage she can muster - and a little bit of magic - to keep the baby dragon safe. But what if there are other creatures in danger? It looks like Sophy's going to need some friends to help her with her secret rescues ...
By Hamilton, John
Welcome to Utah, the Beehive State! Students will explore Arches National Park, visit the Great Salt Lake, and attend the Sundance Film Festival, and more as they learn about Utah's history, plants and animals, industries, sports, cities, famous people, and more in this fun, fact-filled title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
ABDO & Daughters
By Rizzo, Johnna
Swim with sharks Dive with dolphins Stroll the beach with penguins Youngreaders will joyfully immerse themselves in this awesome adventure at sea, in which stunning National Geographic photos reveal hidden worlds of actionand beauty. We meet 30 favorite sea creatures and explore their wateryhomes: playful dolphins, mysterious sharks, graceful sea turtles, waddlingpenguins, and dozens of others. Kids will marvel at speedy swimmers on thehunt, and smile at cuddly scenes of animal families. To give background on the attention-grabbing photographs, each page issprinkled with fun facts and layered with information about ocean wildlifeand environments. Age-appropriate text tells each animal s story inlanguage that s accurate, lively, and non-intimidating. National Geographicmaps encourage kids to learn about the geography of land and sea.
Handmade Thanksgiving Crafts
By Owen, Ruth
If readers arent interested in getting creative in the kitchen, they might enjoy making decorations for the Thanksgiving meal! Needing just a few basic craft supplies and some recycled materials from around the house, the crafts in this book use step-by-step instructions to guide readers through making cute turkey table centerpieces, candle holders made from recycled jars and fall leaves, cool napkin holders in fall colors, and more. Each project gives readers a chance to use their creativity and make their craft special with different designs and colors.
Gareth Stevens Publishing
By Arroyo, Raymond
"Open the cover, fasten your seat belt, and get ready for a rip-roaring ride!" - Ridley Pearson, author of the New York Times bestselling series Kingdom Keepers
Will Wilder is back to protect the town of Perilous Falls from another ancient evil - the fearsome demon, Amon, in this series that's been described as having "shades of Indiana Jones and Percy Jackson" (BOOKLIST ) .
When the storied Staff of Moses - responsible for summoning the plagues of ancient Egypt - vanishes from the museum in Perilous Falls, Will Wilder is suspect number one. Desperate to prove his innocence and stop the thief from unleashing terrors upon the town of Perilous Falls, Will must use his supernatural gift to locate the beast - but it's nowhere to be found.
As the river runs with blood, sharp-toothed frogs surround his home, and clouds of swarming gnats choke the streets, Will must rely on his supernatural ability, everything he learned from his training, and help from his friends, siblings, and Great-Aunt Lucille to find the missing staff and unmask the hidden evil before time runs out for all of them.
"This new Will Wilder tale will have readers itching for adventures of their own." - N. D. Wilson, author of the acclaimed 100 Cupboards series
Praise for Book 1 in the Will Wilder series, The Relic of Perilous Falls: "You'll love this wild and thrilling tale. It DOES NOT STOP!" - Dave Barry, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"[A]n action-packed story of pith helmets and secret passageways, prophecy and skepticism, temptation and wickedness, and the most agile and lethal great-aunt a boy could hope to have." - The Wall Street Journal
"Suspense, adventure, humor, a compelling story, and characters that fired my imagination. Great fun and great frights." - Dean Koontz, #1 New York Times bestselling author
Crown Books for Young Readers
By Basher, Simon
How does a 3D printer work? What stops a skyscraper from falling over? Where does a smart phone store information? Welcome to the world of engineering! Discover how the familiar machines and buildings in today's world are constructed, and how they function. How do scientists choose the right materials for the right job? Which scientific principles lie behind each machine or structure?Basher's highly original books explain difficult scientific concepts in ingenious ways, making them tangible, understandable and even lovable. Chatty first-person text and stylish, contemporary character illustrations give a voice, personality, and story to each topic -- it's a truly brilliant way to communicate science.