Fearful seven-year-old Alvin Ho goes on a trip to China with his family. (Alvin Ho #6)
Offers facts about the American pastime, including such topics as stadium size, batting basics, and women in baseball.
"Amazing cartoonists take on classic fables from Aesop and beyond!"--Cover.
"Two middle-grade kids take a shortcut home from school and discover what looks like fuzzy mud but is actually a substance with the potential to wreak havoc on the entire world"-- Provided by publisher.
"When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl. George thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play Charlotte. But the teacher says she can't even try out for the part . . . because she's a boy. With the help of her best friend, Kelly, George comes up with a plan. Not just so she can be Charlotte -- but so everyone can know who she is, once and for all" -- provided by publisher.
"From Africa to Asia Pacific, from Europe to the United States of America, acclaimed authors/illustrators Ted and Betsy Lewin have roamed the earth taking on snakes, tracking mountain gorillas, and generally trying to avoid being eaten by various jungle creatures. Packed with pencil drawings, full-color illustrations, and captivating photographs, there is not a single dull moment as Ted and Betsy take the reader through their dramatic
"When Joey is bitten by a rat, he goes from aspiring seventh-grader to three-inch tall rodent, and unwittingly unlocks the sword Ratscalibur"-- Provided by publisher.
Ziggy and his friends form a clubhouse after someone vandalizes their basketball court, and they soon uncover a clue that may tell them who did it.
"Loosely follows the plot of the Super Entertainment System game The Legends of Zelda : a Link to the past, some new twists and characters were added to preserve the element of surprise and add to the dramatic flow"--Page 196.
Recounts the further adventures of Phoebe and her unicorn friend, Marigold Heavenly Nostril.
"This biography for children will trace Goodall's life, but each chapter will also focus on two or more the chimpanzees that she observed, with information in sidebars about these particular animals. Along with biographical details, the book will explore the ethical issues that surround Goodall's work and show what has changed in our understanding of Great Apes. What do we know today about these animals in terms of language, speech, tool use, and DNA? How has sophisticated technology - GPS systems, Satellite imagery, portable digital microphones - been used to gain new information about animal populations."--provided by publisher.
After a slight misunderstanding involving a horrible governess, gravy, and a jar of tadpoles, Tobias and Charlotte Eggers find themselves abandoned by their father at the gates of a creepy reform school. Sinister mysteries are afoot at Witherwood, where the grounds are patrolled by vicious creatures after dark and kids stay locked in their rooms. Charlotte and Tobias soon realize that they are in terrible danger - especially because the head of Witherwood has perfected the art of mind control.