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Action and adventure books are a smart way to inspire young readers to love books, stories, and reading. Shop for action and adventure stories for toddlers, preschoolers, middle schoolers, young readers, and early readers, with comic book characters, the Hunger Games, Maze Runner, Where the Wild Things Are, Mockingjay, Catching Fire, and more for boys and girls.
Greenwillow Books

For nearly half a century, Amelia Bedelia has been turning ordinary tasks into extraordinary fun.Amelia Bedelia draws the drapes w...ith a pencil and sketchpad. She makes sponge cake with a real sponge. She recruits a train conductor to lead an orchestra. And when she's driving toward a fork in the road, she's also on the lookout for a spoon.You can count on the well-meaning Amelia Bedelia to take things to hilariously literal extremes. But you can also count on her putting her heart and friendship into everything she does—and always having a scrumptious cake or pie ready to share at the end of a long day.This book includes four of Amelia Bedelia's most beloved adventures; a CD to listen to while you read; and recipes, games, and more. read more

Glass, Calliope/ Disney Storybook Artists (ILT)

It's just another ordinary day for Tiana--until a flamingo lands in her kitchen! Soon Tiana is off on an adventure through the bay...ou and all over New Orleans in search of a magic pearl stolen from Mama Odie. With full-color spot art and full-page illustrations throughout, older Princess fans are sure to love this jewel-themed chapter book. read more

Random House Books for Young Readers

Animals abound in Dr. Seuss’s Caldecott Honor–winning picture book If I Ran the Zoo. Gerald McGrew imagines the myriad of animals ...he’d have in his very own zoo, and the adventures he’ll have to go on in order to gather them all. Featuring everything from a lion with ten feet to a Fizza-ma-Wizza-ma-Dill, this is a classic Seussian crowd-pleaser. In fact, one of Gerald’s creatures has even become a part of the language: the Nerd! read more

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

NOTE: Item is a Audio CD.Stage Fright on a Summer NightThe show must go on! That's what Jack and Annie learn when the Magic Tree H...ouse whisks them back to Elizabethan England. There they meet William Shakespeare who’s having a hard time with some of the actors in his latest show. Are Jack and Annie ready to make a big entrance? Or will it be curtains for Shakespeare?Good Morning, GorillasGentle giants or giant monsters? That's the question Jack and Annie have about gorillas when the Magic Tree House sweeps them to the mountains of Africa. There they meet a group of amazing and sometimes frightening gorillas. Will the gorillas be able to teach him some special magic?Thanksgiving on ThursdayIt’s a time for giving thanks when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to 1621 on the first Thanksgiving Day. The Pilgrims ask them to help get things ready. But Jack and Annie don't know how to do anything the Pilgrim way. Will they ruin the holiday forever? Or will the feast go on?"High Tide in HawaiiCatch the wave! That's what Jack and Annie do when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to a Hawaiian island of long ago. They learn how to surf and have a great time - until strange things start happening. Jack and Annie soon discover the cause: A tidal wave is headed their way! Can they help save their new friends in time? read more

Scholastic Press

A happy-go-lucky Walrus escapes the zoo in search of adventure in this wordless instant classic.Bored with life at the zoo, an adv...enturous walrus escapes to the outside world. With the zookeeper in hot pursuit, Walrus cleverly tries on all sorts of hats to disguise himself. Will a yellow hardhat point to a new life as a construction worker? Or will a red swimming cap reveal his true talents? Follow the happy-go-lucky runaway as he hides amongst firefighters, businessmen, and even high-stepping dancers in this delightful wordless picture book. read more

Capucilli, Alyssa Satin/ Mitchell, Susan (ILT)

Follow fathers and their children on playful adventures. When it's only my ba and me.... We pick shell from the sand, And jump hand in hand. We go sailing away “IT’S SUMMER! HOORAY!” When it’s only my ba and me. When it's only my bapa and me... We celebrate every day, And also each night . . . My kiss says, “I love you.” When it's only my bapa and me. The double flaps in this book reveal fathers and children of different cultures as they share special moments through every season. This book is perfect for Father's Day or any day of the year. read more

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

The classic coming of age story of four sisters, brought to life in a new book-plus-audio edition.The original novel Little Women based loosely on the experiences of author Louisa May Alcott. Meg, Beth, Amy, and Jo are four sisters growing up in America during the Civil War. Each girl struggles with a personality trait - Meg is vain; Jo, short-tempered; Beth, shy; and Amy, self-centered. As the girls try to make the best of life while their father is away at war, through their creativity and love for one another, they are able to enjoy the good moments and endure the hard times.Join the girls on their heartfelt journey to becoming better sisters and better friends. Little Women is read by BBC voice actor Liza Ross, with music and effects to set the mood. With the included audio you can HEAR the entire book, word for word, READ ALONG with the audio, or READ the story on your own. Each HEAR IT READ IT classic presents the world's greatest stories in an easy-to-read abridged format. The included audio contains a dramatic reading-with music and sound effects-that match the text, word for word, so children of all ages and reading levels can read along. Perfect for high-level young readers experiencing the classics for the first time and also ideally accessible for "reluctant readers," HEAR IT READ IT classics give young readers the best possible introduction to the world's timeless tales. It's a terrific way for adults to re-experience the thrills of a classic tale, too!Add other Hear It Read It classics to your library, including:--King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table--The Adventures of Tom Sawyer--The Secret Garden--And more... read more

Harper Collins

Danny loves dinosaurs! When he sees one at the museum and says, "It would be nice to play with a dinosaur," a voice answers, "And ...I think it would be nice to play with you." So begins Danny and the Dinosaur's wonderful adventures together. For Danny and his prehistoric playmate, even the most everyday activities become extraordinary, like finding a big-enough place to hide a dinosaur in a game of hide-and-seek. Kids will delight in Syd Hoff's charming, comical illustrations as they read about how Danny teaches a very old dinosaur some new tricks.Originally published over 50 years ago, this beloved classic is a Level 1 I Can Read that is perfect for the beginning reader learning to sound out words and sentences.Supports the Common Core Learning Standards read more

Parish, Peggy/ Siebel, Fritz (ILT)

Ever since Amelia Bedelia made her debut almost thirty years ago, young readers have been laughing out loud at the antics of this ...literal-minded but charming housekeeper. From dressing the chicken to drawing the drapes, Amelia Bedelia merrily does exactly what Mr. and Mrs. Rogers tell her to do. But even when things get a bit mixed up in the process, Amelia Bedelia always finds a way to make everything turn out perfectly in the end. Peggy Parish's beloved classic is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Through Amelia Bedelia's hilarious adventures, kids learn the difference between literal and nonliteral language and begin to grasp wordplay. Supports the Common Core Learning Standards. read more

Byrne Publishing, LLC

Age Level: 6-10 | Grade Level: 1-4 | Lexile measure: 620L This edition has BLACK & WHITE illustrations. A more expensive editi...on with FULL COLOR illustrations is available at: In this story, the Subject Scouts go on an adventure to track down endangered sea turtles, creatures that are particularly interesting to one alien on their spaceship named Volsprey. Volsprey is a Lavork from the planet Moltrun, a world that is covered with volcanoes. Lavorks look terrifying, and they drink lava instead of water. Can the Subject Scouts find enough information to both help the endangered sea turtles and keep Volsprey happy while he’s stuck on the ship? Bibs, Puzz, Softy, and Zap aren't exactly ordinary kids; they’re from the future. They used to live on a giant spaceship that helped aliens from all over the galaxy learn about Earth. Then one day, they were mysteriously sent back in time. Now, their spaceship is hidden beneath a giant lake, and the aliens are stuck on board until the crew can figure out how to get back to the future. In the meantime, the ship’s captain made Bibs, Puzz, Softy, and Zap Subject Scouts and gave each of them a special super power to help them investigate all sorts of different subjects to teach the aliens trapped on the ship. You can read the Subject Scouts books in any order you want. If you want to learn about Sea Turtles, read this book. If you want to learn about some other subject, then you can jump straight to that book. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Do your child loves ancient china? This coloring book for kids is a perfect way to introduce ancient china in his or her life. Fil...l over 40 pages with bright colors and give them a great activity that sparks their creativity and keeps them busy and entertained for hours. You children will not wait to color different ancient china pictures. As a parent, you will feel great giving them a fun, wholesome, and educational activity that sparks their creative spirit. Each page contains one or more high quality images for little ones to color. Order this coloring book for kids now and start your children's adventure with ancient china now! read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Do your child loves ballerina and ballet? This coloring book for kids is a perfect way to introduce ballerina and ballet in his or... her life. Fill over 30 pages with bright colors and give them a great activity that sparks their creativity and keeps them busy and entertained for hours. You children will not wait to color different ballerina and ballet pictures. As a parent, you will feel great giving them a fun, wholesome, and educational activity that sparks their creative spirit. Each page contains one or more high quality images for little ones to color. Order this coloring book for kids now and start your children's adventure with ballerina and ballet now! read more

Rowlands, Caroline/ Ceulemans, Eglantine (ILT)

Hidden artistic talent will take flight with these sophisticated new doodle books. Each includes more than 100 drawings for kids t...o complete. From a deep sea adventure to an assembly line in a shoe factory, these exciting and unusual scenes will spark laughter and imagination. Kids can choose to finish the illustration by copying the artwork's style or they can develop their own unique drawings. Splashes of color throughout and a special section of die-cut pages that let doodles appear in different scenes add to the inspiration and fun. In Dare You to Doodle, adventure-loving doodlers can add flames to a fire-breathing dragon and more! (Ages 6 and up) read more

Rowlands, Caroline/ Muldoon, Eilidh (CON)

Hidden artistic talent will take flight with these sophisticated new doodle books. Each includes more than 100 drawings for kids t...o complete. From a deep sea adventure to an assembly line in a shoe factory, these exciting and unusual scenes will spark laughter and imagination. Kids can choose to finish the illustration by copying the artwork's style or they can develop their own unique drawings. Splashes of color throughout and a special section of die-cut pages that let doodles appear in different scenes add to the inspiration and fun. In Daydream Doodles, delightful dream-inspired doodles take us over the rainbow and beyond. (Ages 6 and up) read more

Gia Publications

The Adventures with Music series gives kids great stories and role models where the heroes are musicians Set in Indiana as World ...War II comes to an end, this fourth book in the Adventures with Music series sees hero Dale face his own challenges—including bullying from the first-chair trumpet player.  "Just as quickly as the storm had arrived, it moved away from the fort, and as the sky cleared, so did Dale's mind. He opened the door to the fort, and saw that lightning split his dog Scout's favorite tree down the middle, the two halves forming the letter Y. This is the fork in the road. He had a choice of which fork to take: either face his issues with the first-chair trumpet player or continue to be manipulated and bullied for the rest of his life." read more

Mack, Lorrie

Lucy follows her dream to train to be a professional ballerina, and is selected as one of a handful of students into the Ballet Ac...ademy. Follow her journey as she gets through the tough training with the support of teachers and fellow students, and performs alongside her idol in The Nutcracker before facing her final challenge of getting into Ballet High School. DK Adventures are an innovative mix of narrative and nonfiction for kids ages 8-11 featuring engaging, action-packed stories that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking while developing a love of reading. With diaries, recipes, poetry, instructions, graphics, or songs, the genre spreads in each DK Adventures title enhance the story and reinforce curriculum learning, while the expansive range of entertaining nonfiction subjects will appeal to boys and girls everywhere. Supports the Common Core State Standards. read more

Running Press Kids

With all the pressure for kids to achieve at whatever they try, here is the perfect antidote-a book that simply invites them to en...ter and play. Nikalas Catlow has made a start on each of the generous-sized pages-a few beginning strokes of pictures and prompts like a boy looking into a bowl and asking what’s in there. Doodlers go off from there on a liberating flight of mindless fancy. There are over 200 pages to complete and create. A book that will be as irresistible to overtaxed adults as it is to kids eager to enjoy its spirit of adventure, imagination, and creativity. read more

Cypress Productions,LLC

This unique book that offers ten handy how-to-explore nature activities that children will love to do. All of the activities empha...size concern for children’s safety with helpful tips that are clear and concise guides to a safe time outdoors. A wide range of activities includes: invigorating games, natural crafts to help stimulate creativity and imagination, and lively adventures created for involvement. Additionally, these two unique activities will spark the children’s interest: • Integration of iPads and iPhone nature apps in some activities • Instructions to show children how they can analyze their personality from their own tree drawing read more

Garbot, Dave

Fairy Tale Fun teaches young artists to draw a range of favorite, fun, and quirky fabled figures in true cartooning style. Childre...n will love learning how to reinterpret popular fairy tale characters in cartoon form, as well as design their own fantasy characters, all with a colorful, silly touch. Featured sections cover characteristics, expressions, and gestures that make a whimsical, magical cartoon character come to life on the page, as well as creative ideas and techniques for rendering mythical characters in unexpected costumes, disguises, or locations. Projects include widely recognized fairy tale figures and characters from classic stories, fables, and legend, including princesses, fairies, knights, dragons, giants, and more, reinterpreted in a fun, kid-friendly style! Each lesson begins with a simple shape and progresses to a colorful final piece of art, making it easy for budding artists of all skill levels to follow along. Fairy Tale Fun teaches young artists-in-training how to take their drawing skills from enthusiastic doodler to ace cartoonist through a series of engaging, easy-to-follow step-by-step cartooning projects. Along the way, tips and tricks from a professional cartoonist are included to guide their efforts, making this book an experience that is sure to create a new favorite pastime. read more

Time Home Entertainment Inc. (COR)

Disney Junior's favorite characters come to life in Disney Junior: Let's Play! Poster-A-Page book. With every page a poster, plus ...9 supersize fold-out posters inside, young fans can pull apart the book and decorate with posters featuring the whole Disney Junior team! Share love and kindness with Sofia the First and Doc McStuffins. Solve pirate problems with Jake and his merry band from Never Land. And get ready for adventure with Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, and Goofy. The Poster-A-Page book series delivers children's most popular characters, stories, and memorable moments to them in a unique visual format and offers kids ages 4-12 the opportunity to bring their favorite friends and stories into their homes, onto their walls, and become part of their world. Don't miss Sofia's buddy Doc McStuffins in Disney Junior Doc McStuffins: It's Checkup Time! Poster-A-Page book for more friendship, magic and adventure! read more

Rock 'n Learn

Alphabet Al leads kids on a fun adventure while teaching the alphabet, letter recognition, and words that begin with each letter. ...Includes a new alphabet song, a rockin' version of the traditional one, and songs for each of the letters. Kids follow along with a brightly illustrated picture book. read more

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

Kids love to doodle the days away. And this sixth title in our Doodle series offers hours of entertainment for eager imaginations.... On each of the generous-sized pages Catlow has made a start—a few beginning strokes of pictures and prompts like “disguise me” above a picture of a boy, or “whose footprints?” above various animal tracks. With over 200 pages to complete and create, this book invites overtaxed adults as well as kids to play and enjoy in the spirit of adventure, imagination, and creativity. read more

Workman Publishing

Plant a pumpkinseed with a child, and cultivate wonder. This simple act of reconnecting with children with nature is Sharon Lovejo...y's purpose and joy and gift. Author of Sunflower Houses: Garden Discoveries for Children of All Ages and Hollyhock Days: Garden Adventures for the Young at Heart, Sharon Lovejoy is a nationally known garden writer whose books, television specials, and projects at her learning landscape in California have introduced thousands of children to the pleasures of gardening.In her newest book, Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots, she presents 12 spirited, easy-to-implement ideas for theme gardens that parents and kids can grow together. Illustrated throughout by the author's own lyrical watercolors, each garden includes a plan, the planting recipe -- seeds, seedlings, and growing instructions spelled out step-by-step -- and activities. There's the Pizza Patch , a giant-size wheel garden planted in "slices" of tomatoes, zucchini, oregano, and basil. A Flowery Maze to get lost in. A Moon Garden of night-blooming flowers, including a moonflower tent. And Mother Nature's Medicine Chest.Discovery Walks teach kids how the gardens work, and a chapter on gardening basics includes a child-friendly 10-Minute Plan for planting and maintenance, plus a list of the top 20 plants guaranteed to make gardeners out of kids. read more

Player, Micah (ILT)

Where has Lily been lately? Everywhere, as always! In this travel-themed doodle book, kids join Lily on her lively outings, the details and learning about the joys of travel. Kids will love filling in elements of Lily's world, all while drawing scenes of their real (and imagined) adventures. An entertaining ticket to hours of fun! read more

Mack, Lorrie

Lucy follows her dream to train to be a professional ballerina, and is selected as one of a handful of students into the Ballet Ac...ademy. Follow her journey as she gets through the tough training with the support of teachers and fellow students, and performs alongside her idol in The Nutcracker before facing her final challenge of getting into Ballet High School. DK Adventures are an innovative mix of narrative and nonfiction for kids ages 8-11 featuring engaging, action-packed stories that help kids build their skills in vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking while developing a love of reading. With diaries, recipes, poetry, instructions, graphics, or songs, the genre spreads in each DK Adventures title enhance the story and reinforce curriculum learning, while the expansive range of entertaining nonfiction subjects will appeal to boys and girls everywhere. Supports the Common Core State Standards. read more


You have what it takes! Did you ever wonder what you can do with all of those LEGO® bricks after you have created the project they... came with? Now with The LEGO Ideas Book, you can take what you already have and make something new! The book is divided into six themed chapters — transportation, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventure, and useful makes — each with basic templates of key models and spreads to inspire you to create your own. Hints and tips from Master Builders can help you turn your classic car into a race car or add a bridge to your castle! Don't be concerned if you haven't got all the bricks you need: this book also shows how to simplify details, making this a great user-friendly guide for any building ability. Featuring all-new LEGO® building projects, tips to supplement and enhance your LEGO creations, inspirational builds, and expert advice from LEGO Master Builders, The LEGO Ideas Book will keep kids of all ages creating for hours. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

For Kids Who Want To Play Music A Children's Book About Music By Carlton Reeves and illustrated with 40 Amazing Color Illustration...s by E.J.Reeves. This is one of Carlton and E.J. Reeves' most energetic works yet. Here's what people are saying about Carlton and E.J. Reeves Books: • "Well Illustrated...nice story... Most highly recommended"~ A Navy Vet...VT town • "awesome and very cool"~Shane • "a quick fun colorful read"~Ponn M. Sabra From the same authors who bought you "Colorful Geometry For Kids" and "The Adventures of Linko" This story will keep you wondering what could happen next in every step of a young musicians path from hearing his first notes to forming a band. Just like Children's Books On Music should be so that parents will have fun reading with their kids, showing what its like to: • Get an instrument • Put an instrument together • Take lessons and practice • Form a band • Problems with rehearsing Jack's Sax shows the explorations of a child with the desire to play a musical instrument and that there is lots of fun but also some hard work involved to make it play. Find out what Jack does to accomplish this task. Enter the other members of the band Now get ready for Jack's world to turn around. Forming a band can have many unexpected surprises! Children from ages 6 to 10 will have fun with this adventure. Download "Jack's Sax" right now so you and your kids can enjoy this book with 40 colorful illustrations ...and see if the story gets them to want to play an instrument themselves. read more

Gutman, Dan/ Paillot, Jim (ILT)

With more than 10 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!For A.J. and the gang at Ella Mentr...y School, weirdness and fun are all part of the routine. In this twelfth book in the outrageously funny My Weirder School series, Principal Klutz hires a talent coach, Mrs. Lane, to help the kids prepare for the Ella Mentry School talent show. But what will A.J.'s talent be? And what happens when Mrs. Lane tries to steal the show?Perfect for reluctant readers and word lovers alike, Dan Gutman's hugely popular My Weird School series has something for everyone. Don't miss the hilarious adventures of A.J. and the gang. read more

Woodberry International Publishing

The kids will love this fiction (Sci- Fi) Zombie Adventure series . The book starts off with a short adventure story, Mystery_of_S...ellers_Lake After the story there is coloring book pages with lots of colorful Zombie images ,for the kids to Create their own zombie horde with these fun coloring pages inspired from the story! ages 7-12 read more

First Second

Christmas is coming! The Magic Cartooning Elf and his friend the Knight help Santa make a Christmas comic. But will kids put away ...their iPads, smart phones, and video games long enough to read a book? The latest in the beloved Adventures In Cartooning series, Adventures in Cartooning: Christmas Special will inspire children to pick up a pencil and draw up a snow storm! No charger or batteries are needed for this terrific holiday gift. read more


Great new adventures in the bestselling series from Aladdin M X Just in time for summer reading, Aladdin M X offers two brand-new ...Beacon Street Girls books. In "The Great Scavenger Hunt, "the BSG and their classmates discover some exciting surprises... read more

$16.95 $15.26

Presents the adventures of a young boy raised by the animals in an Indian jungle


Alex must use his math skills to determine whether he'll have enough birthday money left to purchase an action hero figurine from ...the toy store after a day full of treats and unexpected detours. read more

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Math rocks At least it does in the gifted hands of Sean Connolly, who blends middle school math with fantasy to create an exciting... adventure in problem-solving. These word problems are perilous, do-or-die scenarios of blood-sucking vampires ("How many... read more

$4.99 $4.24

Based on the hit Disney film, a board book lets even the youngest child dive into Princess Ariel's underwater adventures and her s...earch for a handsome prince. read more

$14.44 $12.02

Collects stories featuring each incarnation of the Doctor in all new adventures by such authors as Marcus Sedgwick, Alex Scarrow, ...and Holly Black. read more

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Bestselling writer Audrey Wood and her artist son Bruce Wood team up to present an alphabet book in this popular series. Now the l...ittle letters build a fire truck and save the day Engaging alphabet books are perennial bestsellers with unlimited demand,... read more

Cleary, Brian P./ Rowland, Andy (ILT)

Is that a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a poem! Concrete poems are shaped like their subjects. They can look like objects, animals..., or even people. You won't find many straight lines here! Award-winning author Brian P. Cleary explains how concrete poems work—and uses them to create all sorts of wild wordplay. Ode to a Commode is packed with mind-bending poems to make you puzzle and ponder. And when you've finished reading, you can try your hand at writing your own concrete poems! read more

Modern Muse Press

An International Bestselling Minecraft Diary!Previously published as Diary of a Wimpy Steve: Horsing Around!, it's NOW Wimpy Steve...: Horsing Around! It's the same bestselling Minecraft diary, with a fresh NEW look!Wimpy Steve: Horsing Around! (Book 2) takes you on a hilarious Minecraft adventure in which Wimpy Steve has been mysteriously transported from the Luxury Log Cabin, and dropped into a new world that seems or all set for horse racing, except . . . where are all the horses?Follow Wimpy Steve as he makes important discoveries like:How NOT to tame a donkey!Minecraft has COOKIES!Exciting new uses for sticks.How to ride Lightning, the Super Steed!That baby zombies are really FAST!Chickens and desert temples don't mix!And much, MUCH more!With charming illustrations and creative storytelling, Wimpy Steve: Horsing Around! is a must-read for any kid who loves Minecraft. Kids ages 5-12 (even reluctant readers) can't wait to "dig in" to these Minecraft adventures!Grab your copy of Wimpy Steve: Horsing Around! now and continue Wimpy Steve's hilarious adventure today!*** Read It FREE With Kindle Unlimited Or Prime Membership! Don't have a Kindle device? No worries! Read it on your PC, Mac, Tablet Or Smartphone! ***Disclaimer: This is an unofficial Minecraft book. Minecraft is a registered trademark of, and owned by, Mojang AB, and its respective owners, which do not approve, endorse, sponsor, or authorize this book.Minecraft®/TM & © 2009-2015 Mojang AB/Notch read more

Puffin Books

Amelia Earhart—pioneer, adventurer, pilot As a child, Amelia Earhart wondered why there were no horoines in her favorite adve...nture stories. She resolved to change that when she grew up. And so she did, becoming one of the pioneers of aviation. Not only was Amelia Earhart the first woman in the world to fly across the Atlantic Ocean, she was the first person to cross it twice. Her life became a great adventure story—and a great mystery, too. In 1937, on an around-the-world flight, Amelia disappeared. Today, her courage and sprit remain an inspiration to everyone who flies or dreams of adventure. Contains black-and-white illustrations. About the Women of Our Time series:International in scope, the Women of Our Time series of biographies cover a wide range of personalities in a variety fields. More than a history lesson, these books offer carefully documented life stories that will inform, inspire, and engage. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Desert Wind Farm has a problem. Ever since their old pony passed away, the race horses have not been running well. But worse than ...that, the champion stallion, Govad, has turned vicious. Are these high strung horses simply missing their old friend, or is something more sinister afoot? Annie can sense the terror and pain of the stallion through her magical telepathic connection with the black pony, Midnight, and she suspects animal abuse. Can she unravel this mystery in time for Govad to run his big race, or will the stallion's mean streak force his owners to destroy him? Book Two of the Black Pony Adventures carries you into the exciting world of horse racing at beautiful Turf Paradise of Phoenix, and includes a fun gymkhana in Apache Junction read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Kaylee and Jimmy invite you along on their adventure of a lifetime--a trip through every state in the United States of America. Th...ere's a house only ten feet wide. And a tree house towering ten stories tall. And did you know there's a place where you can dig for diamonds or watch mud puddles boil? And at the end of the book, questions and activities add to the fun. No suitcases needed. Just sit back, open this book, and explore the weird and wonderful places in the USA from the comfort of your favorite chair. Happy traveling! read more

Brand: Polka Dots Publishing

Adventurous children whose imaginations know no bounds will find a kindred spirit in Penelope. Come along on her journey as her be...droom opens up into a world of pirates, the open sea, buried treasure and trusted friends. Discussion questions, activities for the home or classroom, and fun facts about the sea creatures in the story are included in the book. Visit for more fun and games. read more

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

1 farmer sleeping. 2 feet creeping 3 buckets piled high. 4 chickens standing by. Duck is about to trick poor Farmer Brown once a...gain. While the farmer is sleeping the afternoon away, Duck and the other animals are planning a most unusual fishing trip. Sneaking past Farmer Brown is going to be as easy as 1, 2, 3! This numerical adventure for the very youngest Duck fans brings counting books to a whole new level -- click, clack, splish, splash! read more

Yew Tree Books

In Book one of A Folk Tale from Earth: Bodhi Bug and Salmon Bodhi Bug s adventure all started simply because he wanted to talk to ...Little Salmon. Otter informs Bodhi Bug that Little Salmon won t talk and the only thing that might help Little Salmon are ancient oaks, but they are far far away. Without giving it any thought Bodhi Bug begins an extraordinary journey by asking a tree for help,and with the cooperation of new animal friends (Lynx, Bison, Wolf, Raven, and Coyote), he is riding over steep mountains, crossing wild grasslands, and ending up in the Great North Woods where a voice from the past is revealed. All of nature becomes aware of Bodhi Bug s journey and awaits his return to the creek where Little Salmon is still hiding in the deep pool. read more

Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Animals awake beneath blue blankets Clickety-clack! The cows on Farmer Brown's farm are typing again. Duck can't wait to show ev...eryone their latest note. Just what are they up to this time? Duck's not telling, but if you follow the alphabet one letter at a time, you'll find out. And you'll have as much fun as the animals are going to have, and learn your letters, too! This alphabetical adventure for the very youngest fans of Duck brings alphabet books to a whole new level -- click, clack, quackity-quack! read more

BookSurge Publishing

Acclaimed children’s author V. R. Duin does it again in The Amazing Flight of Little Ray, a frolicking, fabulously fun, and flight...y tale of what a bored stingray will do to spice up his day. Capturing the very best of rhyme and alliteration, V. R. Duin brings yet another larger than life character to the page to spark beginning readers’ imaginations. Little Ray can’t think of anything better to do today than fly the friendly skies. The only thing holding him back is the fact that he is a sea-bound stingray, which, for him, proves to be only a minor setback. When he hurls himself into the air, it will take a little luck, a little ingenuity, and some feathery help from above to return him to the cool salty waters. Thank goodness, Little Ray has a lot of gumption and even more panache; it will come in handy during this soaring adventure. read more

Mongoose Publishing

Smaller than planets, often larger than capital ships, space stations are a key part of any system s military, economic and social... construct. Indeed, in some systems the majority of the local population may be housed on stations with only a few making their lives on planets and moons in the area. Either way, stations are almost universally present in any system able to build them. The core of this book is focused on the design and construction of space stations. New power-plants and grav drives provide the much less intensive needs of a space station, while new hull forms allow for cheaper structures to be built without the anti-gravity plating normally mounted within every ship. Facilities enable space stations to take part in local, inter-planetary and interstellar production and trade, to become population centres, install shopping districts and construct their own starships for sale or personal use. Further chapters give more detail to station facilities and how they function, as well as offering new docking options for larger spacecraft and even capital ships. Stations can be the home ports of entire fleets, and without sufficient docking and recreation space, a fleet will soon fall apart. This book covers a wide variety of types of station, and also the running of a station, involving building, staffing and setting up the imports that will be its life blood. You will read about the continued running of a station and the end result; profits. Finally, you will discover adventure hooks, setting suggestions and example stations to populate your Traveller universe with. read more

Stauffacher, Sue/ Lamont, Priscilla (ILT)

The squirrels at Mt. Mercy College are getting too friendly—they're frightening the students, making the nuns jumpy . . . and they...'re super messy. It's time to call the Animal Rescue Team!  Meanwhile, Keisha's got a problem of her own. The Grand River Steppers jump rope team has a chance to win first place in their school district this year, but Keisha's so nervous, she keeps messing up! When she and Daddy go to the Veteran's Facility to check out their squirrel situation, Keisha meets Sergeant Pinkham, who's learning how to use his new prosthetic leg. Could Sarge be just the person to help Keisha stay calm, do well, and have fun at the competition?Perfect for independent readers, the Animal Rescue Team books offer adventurous and heartwarming stories with lots of laughs—and plenty of critters.From the Hardcover edition. read more

Bellissima Publishing LLC

Take a trip down the Rhine River in Germany with Photographer John D. Weigand former K-12 teacher and award winning author and poe...t Penelope Dyan and see some of what they saw on their very special trip. You will be surprised at the castles you will see and how colorful the small towns and villages along the Rhine River are. Most of all, you can let your imagination fly as you compose wonderful stories in your head and pretend you are one of the princesses or princes of the castle returning home after a long trip. Then you can return to your very own castle. Do you know where that is? Read this book and find out. Penelope Dyan tells her story, and it seems to go right along with what you are imagining in your mind, because Penelope Dyan really knows and understands kids, Parents, you can use this book before you go to Germany so that your children will know what wonderful things they are about to see. You can also use this book to travel down the Rhine vicariously with them; and if you go for a boat down the Rhine, you can see in advance exactly what you will see, Then compare the pictures in this book with what you are actually seeing as you pass each colorful city and castle. One thing is for certain, there is nothing like a cruise down the Rhine River, and a one of a kind kid deserves a one of a kind adventure, even if it is one only done through the pages of a book. After all, an adventure is an adventure! read more

Takken, Sylvia (ILT)/ Studio ImageBooks (COR)

You don't have to be an astrology buff to enjoy exploring the star signs. Parents of new babies and toddlers will love seeing how ...well the descriptions in this brightly illustrated Zodiac Sign Book fit their little Aquarius. Adorably chunky and filled with bright, bold illustrations, there is a Zodiac Sign Book for each star sign. Inside, the characteristics of each are explored, from the loyal and creative Cancer to the fearless and adventurous Aries. A unique and thoughtful gift idea for new parents or a child's birthday. read more

Forgotten Books

Excerpt from The Big-Horn Treasure: A Tale of Rocky Mountain AdventureAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of tho...usands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more

McDonald, Ian

World-hopping, high-action adventure starring a smart boy with computer skills and a tough girl who pilots a blimp  The airsh...ip Everness makes a Heisenberg Jump to an alternate Earth unlike any her crew has ever seen. Everett, Sen, and the crew find themselves above a plain that goes on forever in every direction without any horizon. There they find an Alderson Disc, an astronomical megastructure of incredibly strong material reaching from the orbit of Mercury to the orbit of Jupiter. Then they meet the Jiju, the dominant species on a plane where the dinosaurs didn't die out. They evolved, diversified, and have a twenty-five million year technology head-start on humanity. War between their kingdoms is inevitable, total and terrible. Everness has jumped right into the midst of a faction fight between rival nations, the Fabreen and Dityu empires. The airship is attacked, but then defended by the forces of the Fabreen, who offers theEverness crew protection. But what is the true motive behind Empress Aswiu's aid? What is her price? The crew of the Everness is divided in a very alien world, a world fast approaching the point of apocalypse. read more

Progressive Rising Phoenix Press

Five weeks ago, four of my friends and I were living normal lives as ordinary middle school students. Our lives turned upside down... when we were transported to a new world. Since then, we have become Wielders, trainers of magical creatures known as phasers. We formed a league team called the Dreamers and can battle other teams using our phasers. We have made a lot of friends as well as an enemy. With no way home, we are just trying to make our way in this new world, one adventure at a time. read more

Second Story Press

Full of fantasy, this picture book for the very young features Allison, whose jungle-filled imagination makes every experience an ...exciting new adventure. Her wild colored clothes make her think she is a peacock. When she is angry she sees herself as a roaring lion. As she tells her big sister, "It's a jungle in here." read more


Based on key findings from literature and the author's own experience, this book is designed to help principals and other administ...rators improve schools. The authors guide the reader through developing a collective vision, providing professional development, involving stakeholders in decision-making, and building support for change. Each chapter examines a different aspect of the school change process. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Once a Pumpkin Patch is a Halloween story about a friendly scarecrow and his adventures as he meets new friends in his pursuit to ...become a real boy. Once Upon A Pumpkin Patch features hand drawn illustrations by the author, Sabra Morin. read more

Brand: Firefly Books

Real-life phenomena and mind-boggling scientific adventures can often be really weird. Comic relief is always welcome, especially ...when it's coupled with unusual trivia and obscure scientific facts. World of the Weird describes the wonderfully weird world we live in, from giant gurgling worms and deadly dragons to revolting science experiments. Color-packed pages and real-life accounts make for a lively joyride through the universe of the weird, from baffling tales to amazing facts to the strangest of the strange. What is it like to have an alien encounter? Will it cause Alien Hand Syndrome? Is extreme ironing a domestic chore gone wrong or a dangerous sport? Just how far will scientists go and what disgusting things will they do to make a discovery? Which country issued a road permit to a sofa? All kinds of weird facts are covered, and there are weird activities, too, from the inane to the potentially perilous, such as: Fool your body so that your mind isn't your own Bring a dead plant back to life Make your own ectoplasm Grow your own stalactite Grow a bacteria colony. For all ages and all sensibilities, World of the Weird is an endless source of "did you know?" material to impress friends and family. read more

Hart, Alice/ Linder, Lisa (PHT)/ Chadwick, Alice (ILT)

Whether you are strictly vegetarian, trying to consume less meat, or simply searching for enticing vegetable dishes, this book wil...l transform the way you think about meat-free eating. Join Alice Hart, a hot new voice in food writing, as she celebrates fresh and seasonal ingredients in recipes that will inspire you to get adventurous in the kitchen. The vibrant and delicious meat-free recipes in this book are combined with luscious photographs and whimsical illustrations, offering vegetable-based cooking with dishes that are stylish, fresh, and flavorsome. Recipes include Pressed Leek Terrine and Dijon Mayonnaise, Pumpkin and Spinach Rotolo, and Pear and Parmesan Tarte Tatin with Thyme Pastry.    From breakfasts to breads, salads to soups and small bites, to indulgent dinners and sweets, this imaginative cookbook also includes contributions of special-occasion recipes from Stephane Reynaud, Skye Gyngnell, Rowley Leigh, and other leading chefs. She also includes simple sauces and essential basics, as well as quick ideas, menu plans, and step-by-step lessons in making your own ingredients, such as tofu and yogurt.     read more

Brand: Little Five Star 2011-05-31

Leopard Frogs are declining in number and facing extinction. Through Cheery, a friendly little Chiricahua Leopard Frog, author Dr.... Elizabeth W. Davidson, a research scientist at Arizona State University, helps young readers grasp the problem and to understand the solutions. The book raises awareness in children, our planet's future stewards. Five Star Publications is grateful to the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission for its official designation of Cheery as an Arizona Centennial Legacy Project. read more

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