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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.
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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

Arthur A. Levine Books

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. One of the most-anticipated books in the history of publishing concludes the fantastic adve...ntures of Harry Potter, the wizard whose fame rivals that of Merlin. read more

Torday, Piers

"A hugely inventive adventure."—Eoin Colfer, New York Times bestselling author of the Artemis Fowl series In a world where an...imals are slowly fading into extinction, twelve-year-old Kester Jaynes feels as if he hardly exists either. He’s been locked away in a home for troubled children and is unable to speak a word. Then one night, a flock of talking pigeons and a bossy cockroach come to help him escape, and he discovers that he can speak—to them. And the animals need him. Only Kester, with the aid of a stubborn, curious girl named Polly, can help them survive. The animals saved Kester. But can he save them? "When ninety-nine pigeons smash through the windows of Kester's prison and carry him North to the last of the animals…. it's a moment as thrilling as when James flies off in the Giant Peach. Highly recommended"—The Times (UK) “Combines a great fondness for animals with an appreciation of the freakish…. The reserved narrative tone and tender yet peculiar view of animals give this piece its own offbeat flavor.”—Kirkus Reviews “Alternately somber, thrilling, and silly.”—Publishers Weekly read more

Horvath, Polly/ Blackall, Sophie (ILT)

"National Book Award-winner Polly Horvath's latest, a rabbity romp complete with whimsical illustrations and a quirky cast of char...acters, has both the look and feel of a classic children's book," raves The Washington Post.In this hilarious chapter book mystery, meet a girl whose parents have been kidnapped by disreputable foxes, and a pair of detectives that also happen to be bunnies! When Madeline gets home from school one afternoon to discover that her parents have gone missing, she sets off to find them. So begins a once-in-a-lifetime adventure involving a cast of unforgettable characters. There's Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, who drive a smart car, wear fedoras, and hate marmots; the Marmot, who loves garlic bread and is a brilliant translator; and many others. Translated from the Rabbit by Newbery Honor-winning author Polly Horvath, and beautifully illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Sophie Blackall, here is a book that kids will both laugh over and love.From the Hardcover edition. 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

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

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

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


Based on Walt Disney's animated classic, this vintage Little Golden Book from 1951 retells the story of Alice’s wild adventures in... Wonderland. 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

Garbot, Dave

Children 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. 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! 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

Faithful Life Publishers

Join Andy the Ant as he treks through an exciting adventure inside a beehive with his new friend, Beatrice the Bee. The author wea...ves a fun and educational story about beekeeping. Although this charming story is designed for elementary children, adult readers may learn a thing or two as well! The book is loaded with fun-filled information about the duties of a beekeeper, the various jobs bees have, how bees make honey, why bees dance, and more. Andy the Ant Learns the Buzz on Bees provides highlighted vocabulary words throughout the story. Activities in the back of the book include some tasty honey recipes for kids to try at home. Parents, children, and teachers will be "abuzz" with all the un"bee"lievable facts of this charming and informative story. It is an excellent science resource for the little scientists in your life. read more

Holiday House

In no time at all kids can be off on a literary adventure that they can create as they go along. With the help of some spunky and ...humorous characters, Loreen Leedy tells kids everything they need to do to become authors, illustrators, editors, and designers of their own fantastic books. She provides step-by-step instructions as well as tips for incorporating the wildest and most original ideas. This innovative book will inspire young authors and give them the practical information they need to reach new heights of creativity. read more

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LEGO enthusiasts looking for a high-level, challenging project to work on can find inspiration in the pages of the Lego Crazy Acti...on Contraptions book. Many of the devices described in this book are more than just LEGO statues; they move and become... 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


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

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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 $4.03

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

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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

$17.99 $14.49

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

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

This delightful little story tells of a young girl's time with her grandmother as she relates a legend of how a mischievous little... white fox, with all his grand adventures, became the red fox we all know today. How the Fox got His Color may well become an all-time children's classic and a perfect book for the young reader. English as a second language students will enjoy it as a valuable study tool, as well as those learning a foreign language. read more

Hale, Shannon/ Barber, Nicola (NRT)

The adventure continues in this fourth book of the epic multiplatform fantasy series.Strange things are happening at the frozen of the world. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have crisscrossed Erdas in their quest to stop the ruthless Conquerors. Only the four of them, supported by the gifts of their legendary spirit animals, have the power to defeat an evil takeover. While chasing down a lead in the cold North, the heroes arrive at a quiet village where not everything is as it seems. Rooting the truth out of this deceptively beautiful place won't be easy-and the team is already out of time. The Conquerors are right behind them.FORMAT: 5 CDs, UnabridgedNARRATOR: Nicola Barber read more

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Come and join in the first Pixel Pal Adventure. Chip needs your help to fix his circuits. Using a pencil and a little know how, yo...u can have Chip ready to go. This activity book is great for all ages. read more

Silver Dolphin En Espanol

Readers are invited to join Rayo McQueen and friends on a thrilling adventure, with the help of the viewfinder and thirty cards. P...P.Title: La gran carrera / On the RoadAuthor: Fontes, Justine (ADP)/ Fernandez, Adriana de la Torre (TRN)Publisher: Advanced Marketing s De Rl De CvPublication Date: 2008/07/30Number of Pages: 30Binding Type: HARDCOVERLibrary of Congress: read more

Mirror Publishing

For ages 3-9... Gary Grasshopper and his best friend Freddie Firefly are reunited again when Freddie comes to visit during summer ...vacation. Gary, Freddie, and all their friends are excited about the dance on Friday night. Gary plans to show off the new Disco moves that Olivia Owl has taught him. Join them on this exciting adventure where Gary learns to Disco dance and in the process teaches his friends a valuable lesson about the importance of saying you're sorry. This is the 4th book in the Gary Grasshopper series. Other books by this author include: GARY GRASSHOPPER HOPS AGAIN GARY GRASSHOPPER BATTLES A BULLY GARY GRASSHOPPER MEETS MADISON MOLE VOYAGE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE BED THE ADVENTURES OF DIXIE THE THREE-LEGGED DOG I WONDER WHY: A POEM FOR CHILDREN read more

Bertrand, Cara

The continuing adventures of an ordinary teenage girl with extraordinary mental abilities, perfect for readers who love books and ...series such as Vampire Academy, Spellbound, and Sweet Peril   Secrets, lies, and looming deaths—all things Lainey Young deals with in a typical day of high school. In her senior year at Northbrook Academy—a New England boarding school where the majority of the students and nearly all the staff are members of the Sententia, a hidden society of the psychically gifted—Lainey has even more to worry about. Things like classes, college, her boyfriend, and, of course, the vision she glimpsed of her impending death. But to her surprise, Lainey finds one worry she can cross off her list, namely Senator Daniel Astor, the leader of the Sententia. After a shocking discovery when they finally meet, Lainey realizes maybe she was wrong to distrust the Senator. She relaxes even further when he seems to accept her refusal to work for him after graduation. But with her secrets mounting and the time to solve them running out, there’s a final enigma Lainey hasn’t yet encountered: Daniel Astor doesn’t take no for an answer. Ever. read more


A peep through the page book!Windows on every page will transport the reader away on a fantastic journey through a day in the life... of a Zookeeper.If you were a zookeeper for one whole day, what would you do? Join our little heroine, with her brother in tow, and share in her busy day as a zookeeper. Peep through the windows in the story to see what's coming next! read more

Littlefield, Sophie

"Nail-biting action with a scientifically and technologically involved plotline gives this novel an edge, and, moreover, the chara...cter development is surprisingly rich given the fast pace of the narrative; the weight of the themes also keeps the story from reading like a movie script. Red herrings keep the reader guessing until the end. Hard to put down." —Booklist The race-against-the-clock feel of TV’s popular show 24 meets the action-packed romance of the film Run Lola Run. This high-concept teen thriller sends readers on the race of their lives.Carina’s senior year is spiraling downward. Fast. Both her mother and her uncle, the only two family members she’s ever known, are dead. Their deaths were accidents, unfortunate results of the highly confidential research they performed for a national security organization. Or so she’s been told.She’s not buying it. After finding a unique code hidden beneath the stone in a ring her mother left to her, Carina goes straight to the only family she has left: her boyfriend, Tanner.The people Carina loved kept dangerous secrets. Secrets that make her question the life she’s been living up to now. Her life is on the line, but more importantly, so is Tanner’s. And if she fails? He dies. Praise for Infected: "Littlefield has written a heart-stopping adventure about a future in which science has become humanity’s enemy. A thrilling read for those who enjoy mysteries, strong female protagonists, and a smattering of math and science references in their YA lit."--School Library Journal  read more

Cuddy, Robbin (ILT)

All About Drawing Farm & Forest Animals is an adventurous addition to Walter Foster's All About Drawing Series. Children will ...enjoy immersing themselves in the animal kingdom, while learning to draw a range of farm and forest animals that run the range from cute to majestic, peaceful to ferocious. This fun and educational instructional drawing book opens with a quick look at the materials young artists need to get started, as well as warm-up drawing exercises and art tips. Then, starting with a basic shape, such as a square, a circle, or an oval, children will be invited to follow step-by-step instructions for completing each drawing project in simple stages, from initial shape to realistic finished drawing. Children will learn to draw a bald eagle, a gentle deer, a grizzly bear, a cow, a chicken, a pig, and more--plus a barn! In addition, young artists will also learn a variety of fascinating facts about the subjects as they draw them, as well as useful drawing tips to help guide them along the way. With engaging text about each subject, All About Drawing Farm & Forest Animals educates children as they draw for an enjoyable, well-rounded artistic experience. Whether they're nature lovers or simply enjoy animals of all kinds, children will love drawing these wild and tame animals of the forest and farm. read more

Keller, Laurie

As Mr. Bing's new pet "doughnut dog," Arnie couldn't be happier. When Mr. Bing joins a bowling league, Arnie gets to go along to p...ractices and competitions. But then Mr. Bing starts rolling gutter balls. Someone or something is behind the madness. Arnie, together with his team of goofball friends, must sort through the shenanigans and solve the mystery. Get ready for some sleuthing and even some magic. Full of Laurie Keller's winning charm and silly humor, this chapter book―the first in the series―is sure to please her many fans. This title has Common Core connections.Bowling Alley Bandit is a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2013 read more

National Geographic Society (U. S.)

It's a bright sunny day at the amusement park, and you can't wait to ride some rides! This isn't just any old outing, though. You'...ll never guess what—or who—you encounter. Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring...YOU! Combining National Geographic Kids' photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book takes you on a fun-filled adventure through the amusement park and invites you to imaginatively enter a new world by writing your own wild and wacky story. read more

Brand: Live Oak Media

Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this seventh book of their adventures, they spend a scary - but... reassuring - day at the vet. read more

Running Press Kids

Alistair, Alex, and Alice have always been an inseparable (though not necessarily harmonious) triplet of mice…that is until is kidnapped one summer’s night. While Alistair tries to make heads or tails of falling from the sky onto another young ginger-colored mouse named Tibby Rose (a most unusual incident on all accounts), Alex and Alice set off to find their missing brother. But in a world where spies abound and an elusive underground organization called FIG is only heard about in shushed bits and pieces, figuring out whom to trust is no small task for this intrepid trio. The key to the mystery seems to be within their grasp, but it only hints at another hair-raising adventure and creates more questions that seemed destined to remain unanswered. Full of warm, clean humor and whippet-quick wit, Frances Watts’ new trilogy will effortlessly charm readers and adventurers alike.Chosen as a Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable Book 2011 read more

Klein, Adam G.

Easy-to-read text, full-color photos, and captivating graphics introduce the sport of archery. This book explores the history of a...rchery, as well as archery equipment, rules, and safety. Readers will learn about the longbow, the recurve bow, the compound bow, and the techniques for measuring draw length and draw weight. In addition, equipment including shooting gloves, stabilizers, and quivers are described. A step-by-step series of photos illustrates the basic steps for shooting a bow and arrow. Olympic archery, field archery, and 3-D archery are introduced, as are bow fishing, bow hunting, and ski archery. Informative sidebars, helpful tips, bold glossary terms, and an index accompany engaging text and interactive graphic elements to give readers a basic understanding of archery. read more

First Steps Publishing

SING ALONG WITH THE BEETLE BUG AND FRIENDSBeetle Bug Board Song Now Available... Listen and Download from has found a board. A beetle bug board. It's a bouncy board. Join Billy and his friends as they... Bounce, Wiggle, Waddle, Slide, Hop, Skip, Spin. An R.E.S. series book~ Reading, Exercise and Song ------------------ Get notified when Billy and his Friends take off on a new adventure. Free Sign Up at read more

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Mom's Choice Award Winner. If you have children, this book is a great choice for you to purchase. Written with a sense of underst...anding and wit, this book taught me some of the history behind Tauranga as well as the importance of family. Rating: 5.0 stars from Readers’ Favorite Reviews. Embark on a one-of-a-kind, unprecedented, breathtaking adventure with Maya and Filippo as they travel around the globe on board the “Fun Princess” — a cruise ship full of surprises. Discover their fascinating ports of call, find out what the local customs and traditions are, join the kids in activities at sea, and explore the remarkable world they create through the power of their positive outlook. This time the two youngsters get into a fight and take separate paths in the port of Tauranga. Filippo visits a geyser. Maya goes to the Maori Village. They discover where real happiness comes from. read more

Big Idea Books & Just Me Music

VeggieTales Personalized Mission Possible Adventure Series (6 books) Your child's name is inserted throughout each story making th...em the hero in each book! #2 - Jellyfish Jam The Seaweedles are in a sticky jam! In this brand-new VeggieTales Mission Possible Adventure, that special child in your life can be the brave Mission Commander, leading Larry the Cucumber and Bob the Tomato on a voyage to the bottom of the sea. Their mission? To save the Seaweedles from the ruthless, jelly-flinging jellyfish! They'll need every bit of bravery they can muster as they face jellyfish, an octopus, a shark dentist, and lots of sticky peanut butter and jelly. But through it all, there's a lesson to be learned: When we're afraid, God always sticks by our side. And the adventures don't end here! In the next Mission Possible Adventure, your child will blast off to the Deep Space Ice Cream Shop where trouble is brewing. See what happens next in book 3, AstroNuts So buckle your seat belts and let VeggieTales carry you to faraway places, from the depths of the sea to the heights of the stars. The lessons learned will carry your child even further. read more

Attitude Press

In Mumbo Jumbo, the second book in the Mabel's World series, Mabel, Max, and the rest of their class take a field trip to the libr...ary and are introduced to how new words are created and constantly added to the English Language. Mabel and her friends are wildly excited about making up a new word with the hope of getting it into the dictionary. All of this enthusiasm leads Mabel and Max on an additional unintended adventure that, in the end, allows them to begin using their newly created word. Read on to see if you can decipher all of the mixed up mumbo jumbo. read more

Silver Dolphin Books

Developed in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution and esteemed childhood literacy expert Dr. Adria Klein, the Smithsonian ...Readers series is designed to encourage reading comprehension with high-interest topics and build reading skills with a carefully designed leveling structure. Level 1 focuses on familiar content and simple text to promote engagement and success for new readers. Smithsonian Readers: Early Adventures Level 1 contains six 32-page topics for beginning readers: Vehicles, Reptiles, Outer Space, Animal Habitats, Insects, and Safari Animals. The fascinating content is accompanied 36 perforated fact cards to further encourage early adventures in reading.Level 1: Early Readers-Basic factual texts with familiar themes and content-Concepts in text are reinforced by photos-Includes glossary to reinforce reading comprehension-Phonic regularity-Simple sentence structure and repeated sentence patterns-Easy vocabulary familiar to kindergarteners and first graders read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Gourmet Cuisines - Useful Tips - Information of Interest.530 plus recipes, traditional, Celtic, continental, world-wide.With secti...ons dedicated to specialist cookery techniques.The fare of more than 25 countries around the world.The author's own culinary creations.A fine selection of alcoholic beverages to make at home.Easy to follow alpha-numeric cataloguing system.Full of facts and figures without frills and fancies.The perfect companion for every creative and adventurous cook! read more

Dover Publications

In this witty and imaginative tale, the “Royal Historian of Oz,” L. Frank Baum, takes young readers back across The Great Sandy De...sert for more exciting adventures in the wondrous Land of Oz. Old friends such as Dorothy, the Wizard, and the Cowardly Lion reappear, along with endearing new characters — the Glass Cat, the Hungry Tiger, Little Trot, Cap’n Bill, the Lonesome Duck, and others.Seeking special birthday presents to express their devotion to the wise and beautiful Princess Ozma, the friends venture beyond the Emerald City and into unknown territory. Little Trot and Cap’n Bill find themselves stuck — literally! — on an enchanted island, while Dorothy and the Wizard uncover a treasonous plot. It seems that Kiki Aru, the foolish son of a magician, and Ruggedo, the evil King of the Nomes, intend to recruit an army of forest-dwelling beasts, overthrow Princess Ozma, and enslave the citizens of Oz. Can Dorothy and the Wizard foil the conspirators’ plans and rescue their stranded comrades? You’ll find out in the pages of this exciting story.Graced by a wonderful array of original black-and-white drawings by John R. Neill, as well as 12 captivating full-color plates, this spirited tale will thrill readers of all ages. read more

Danhi, Robert/ Yan, Martin (FRW)/ Weinstein, Jay (EDT)

Demystifying Southeast Asia’s cuisine, this cookbook translates years of photography, culinary training, education, and resulting ...expertise into an adventure of recipes, stories, and practical advice on cooking. Regardless of exotic flavors, foreign ingredients, and unfamiliar techniques, the guide demonstrates how cooking remains universal and the science of food holds fast. Including more than 100 recipes, 700 photographs, and vivid anecdotes, this is the perfect book for anyone seeking to learn about the flavors of Southeast Asian cuisine or just looking for a unique, recreational read. read more

Ginger Lee Malacko

Nathan and his friends are back in this thrilling, action-stuffed, sequel to SPARK – and so is the king demon, Wrath, and his army... of minions. When the entire county around Temple Hills is threatened by Wrath’s mysterious smoke-spewing technology, the misfits of section #71 finally get the promotion they’ve been working for. But life is hardly a slice of Heaven as Nathan is drawn ever deeper into the mystery of Lazarus’ failing strength and the meaning of his own alarming premonitions of the future. With the help of a mortal who can see angels and an army of special agents, Nathan and his friends embark on their dream job only to discover it’s not the exciting adventure they had hoped for. Perilous missions, dangerous secrets, and a possible traitor in their midst wreak havoc on the section as the angels of Mount Ember go to war. Nathan will need much more than courage and a good curve ball to halt Wrath’s plans for world domination and restore the balance between good and evil. read more

Lumina Media

Published as a companion volume for public television’s Nature series, Cloud: The Wild Stallion of the Rockies is documentary film...maker Ginger Kathrens’s personal retelling of her years following the wild horse she named Cloud. Beautifully designed, the book is elaborately photographed and divided into seventeen chapters that follow the life of a wild stallion, just one of hundreds of horses that have roamed wild in the Rocky Mountains for two hundred years. The book begins with the author and filmmaker witnessing the birth of a helpless white colt, that will soon capture her heart and imagination. Each subsequent chapter documents Cloud’s interaction with his mare Raven, his brother Diamond, and other colts in the wild as well as his adventures encountering dangerous predators, older stallions, and human trappers. The author follows Cloud over the course of five years, taking note of his physical and behavioral development, as his begins to take on more of a leadership role in the band of wild bachelors he’s joined, to become a fighter, a survivor, and a father. Kathrens’s emotional involvement in Cloud’s story is palpable, such as when she tearfully watches the young stallion get captured by trappers. Due to his unusual coloration, he is set free, though the other members of his band and sisters are removed and sold. Returning to the mountains every season, the author continues to look for Cloud in the vast wild habitat, always relieved to find him still living, despite fights, predators, and encounters with trappers. She is later is touched to see how Cloud, the five-year-old mare, grazes with his yearling son, the first of his new family. Kathrens’s gripping observations of wild horses of the Arrowheads, their fights, struggles, and alliances, give the reader much insight into the fascinating behavior of these wild horses. read more


Herman's Adventures is the third book featuring Herman, a lovable and charming mouse. Herman and his family continue to explore th...e world around them, including a trip to a nearby carnival and an exciting ride in a helicopter. They travel overnight to enjoy a neighborhood baseball game, and in the last story, all of the local animals participate in a talent show. In each story, Herman's ability to roll with the punches as well as his strong love of home and family demonstrate that life is all about positive connections and interactions with each other. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

My Daddy Is A Soldier, is a multi-cultural book for every military child. Every child likes to imagine that their father is super ...extraordinary, and capable of anything. This book reinforces that idea. Complete with colorful illustrations and an adventurous and easy to read narrative. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

When Pibbin learns that a baby squirrel is missing, he's reluctant to do anything, especially since there's a box of puzzles invol...ved and a booby-trapped tunnel. He's no good at puzzles, and the tunnel is frightening--and what he really wants to do is hand out cookie chips to earn a blue star. But perhaps that baby is more important. With Leeper and Alix on his team, he sets off to solve the puzzles, brave the tunnel, and find the missing squirrel.  Book 3 in Tales of Friendship Bog~An easy reading adventure for ages 7 and up.~Includes black & white illustrations and story map.~Also available as ebook. read more

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

After last summer’s treasure hunt, a new adventure lurks on the horizon. When Eddie accidentally stumbles on a group of seniors pl...anning this year’s secret Halloween party, the five friends decide they must discover its location. However, finding the location is only the beginning. Love infiltrates their little circle. While Liam and Jordan enjoy the butterflies of their budding relationship, they crush the heart of another member of their group. Eventually not only Jack but also Eddie confide in Gabriel and share a secret that threaten to break the bonds of friendship. Bound to secrecy, Gabriel turns to the one person he feels can help…Hannah. Although Gabriel lost the girl with the glowing eyes at the end of summer, he still finds himself talking to the little firefly. And Hannah answers. Offering advice and encouragement, Hannah guides Gabriel through another trying time in his life. As he struggles with his friends’ secrets, Gabriel can’t help but wonder what they would think of his own. Would they think him crazy for speaking to a firefly? And even more so, for hearing her answer? Now it is up to Gabriel to find a way through the maze of feelings that stand between his friends and a happily-ever-after. read more

Dodo Press

Thornton Waldo Burgess (1874-1965) was a conservationist and author of children's stories featuring the wildlife of his native sta...te. He was born in Sandwich, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. His first book was Old Mother West Wind (1910). Following its success, he wrote a syndicated daily newspaper column, Bedtime Stories (illustrated by Harrison Cady), which appeared without interruption from 1912 to 1960. His output comprises over 15,000 stories collected in over 170 books. Among his works are: Mother West Wind's Children (1911), The Adventures of Reddy Fox (1913), The Adventures of Johnny Chuck (1913), The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat (1914), The Adventures of Mr. Mocker (1914), The Adventures of Grandfather Frog (1915), Mother West Wind "Why" Stories (1915), The Adventures of Prickly Porky (1916), The Adventures of Paddy Beaver (1917), Mother West Wind "Where" Stories (1918), The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk (1918), Happy Jack (1918), Mrs. Peter Rabbit (1919), The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad (1920), Bowser the Hound (1920) and Blacky the Crow (1922). read more

Modern Library

Introduction by George Saunders Commentary by Thomas Perry Sergeant, Bernard DeVoto, Clifton Fadiman, T. S. Eliot, and Leo Marx &...nbsp; “All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn,” Ernest Hemingway wrote. “It’s the best book we’ve had.” A complex masterpiece that spawned controversy right from the start (it was banished from the Concord library shelves in 1885), it is at heart a compelling adventure story. Huck, in flight from his murderous father, and Jim, in flight from slavery, pilot their raft through treacherous waters, surviving a crash with a steamboat and betrayal by rogues. As Norman Mailer has said, “The mark of how good Huckleberry Finn has to be is that one can compare it to a number of our best modern American novels and it stands up page for page.” read more

Elora Media

First introduced in the worldwide hit film "What The Bleep Do We Know?!" , "Dr. Quantum in The Grandfather Paradox" is the first series of adventures which sends Dr. Quantum and his team back in time to save the universe from immenent peril. This book is written for young readers ages 11-14. read more

Reinhart, Matthew/ Santalucia, Emiliano (ILT)

TRANSFORMERS shift, change, and rise to battle in this spectacular interactive pop-up adventure by bestselling paper engineer Matt...hew Reinhart. Open each page to explore a different part of the vast Transformers universe-then pull the tabs to watch the pop-ups change into entirely new paper creations!Watch as the planet Cybertron changes into an epic battle on Earth. Then look out for the mighty Autobot Omega Supreme -- Reinhart's tallest pop-up ever -- as he rises off the page to smash Decepticon foes. In this epic pop-up experience unlike any seen before, only you hold the power to make the Autobots and Decepticons turn from vehicles to robots, and back again.Starring more than 35 iconic Transformers characters, including Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Megatron, Starscream, and more, Transformers: The Ultimate Pop-Up Universe offers fans new and old a pop-up experience they won't ever forget.Here's a book that's truly more than meets the eye! read more

National Geographic Society (U. S.)

Filled with excitement and hilarity, this compositional challenge lets you tell your very own story starring...YOU! Combining Nati...onal Geographic Kids' photography and illustrations in colorful laugh-out-loud pages, this engaging, entertaining, and educational book takes you on an adventure through the wild west and invites you to enter a new world imaginatively by combining your story with theirs.You gaze over the dusty trail. It's quiet. Too quiet. All of a sudden, you see bandits below you! The chase is on. read more

Kalman, Bobbie/ Crossingham, John/ Rouse, Bonna (ILT)/ Levigne, Heather

Don't know how to ride? Aren't sure what bike suits you best? Suitable for ages 6-9, this book gives children a tour through the w...orld of bikes. It includes information on: the parts and basic maintenance of a bicycle; road safety and signals; different types of bicycles and the advantages of each; and competitive cycling. read more

Dark Horse Comics

An unexpected hero arrives to thwart the warlords terrorizing a Republic mining planet and a captured Jedi fights terrifying monst...ers in a deadly game of chance in this pulse-pounding volume of all-ages adventures! Featuring four fantastic tales of Republic versus Separatist action, this bantha-kicking book of blockbuster battles captures some amazing moments in the most exciting era of Star Wars! Be there as the Clone Wars continue to wreak havoc across the galaxy, pitting good against evil in a struggle that's nothing less than legendary! These totally rocking stories, told in the same stripped down stylization as Cartoon Network's micro-series, are why everyone loves Star Wars! read more

Byler, Linda/ Lapp, Laura Ann/ Kauffman, Anna

          Lizzie Glick moves from "running around" to the adventures and anxieties of... adulthood in the three-book series, Lizzie Searches for Love. But one characteristic remains ever-present in all the books: Lizzie's love for food! Now you can make Lizzie's homemade oatmeal bread with strawberry jam and her tantalizing creamsticks. Lizzie's Cookbook is a collection of over 175 easy-to-follow recipes for the food that Lizzie cannot resist. The recipes were selected by author Linda Byler's daughter, Laura Ann Lapp, who spent hours with her grandmother poring over her well-worn cookbooks for the best of Amish cooking.                     From Chicken Stew with Dumplings to Veggie Soup and Homemade Pizza, from Pumpkin Whoopie Pies to Garden Mint Tea, this collection of recipes is sure to bring you as much pleasure as it does Lizzie. This recipe-packed book joins the three books in the Lizzie Searches for Love series and cites the passages in their pages where Lizzie picked up her fork and dug in with finger-licking vitality.Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home. read more

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