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Dragonfly Books
$6.62 at Amazon

Help Heloise add her dimes, nickels, and pennies to buy a hat at Madame Millie?s Millinery; tell time on the clock at the Tutti-Fr...utti Zoo; and calculate with Bertram the cost of his colossal birthday cake.<br>  <br> Clever text and imaginative art mesh to create playful, simple math problems right on target for ages 6?99 . . . anyone who loves the magic of numbers! Valorie Fisher has created fifteen miniature worlds, each showcasing an ingenious math problem (with more questions at the back of the book). In a starred review<i> Publishers Weekly </i>raved, ?Math made fun? Problem solved.? Read More

Andrews McMeel Publishing
$10.59 at Amazon

In The Pot and How to Use It, Roger Ebertâ??Pulitzer Prizeâ??winning film critic, admitted â??competent cook,â? and long-time elec...tric rice cooker enthusiastâ??gives readers a charming, practical guide to this handy and often-overlooked kitchen appliance.While The Pot and How to Use It contains numerous and surprisingly varied recipes for electric rice cookers, it is much more than a cookbook. Originating from a blog entry on Rogerâ??s popular Web site, the book also includes readersâ?? comments and recipes alongside Rogerâ??s own wry insights and observations on why and how we cook.With an introduction by vegetarian cookbook author Anna Thomas and expert assistance from recipe consultant and nutritionist Yvonne Nienstadt, The Pot and How to Use It is perfect for fans of Rogerâ??s superb writing, as well as anyone looking to incorporate the convenience and versatility of electric rice cookers into his or her kitchen repertoire.Roger Ebert has been all over the news recently. An in-depth interview in Esquire in February 2010 revealed how drastically Ebertâ??s life has changed since his recovery from life-threatening surgery in which he lost his ability to eat, drink, and talk. He also appeared on Oprah, telling even more of his love of life and debuting his computer generated voice, made up of clips from old TV shows and DVD reviews.<BR><BR>In <i>The Pot and How to Use It</i>, Roger Ebert--Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic, admitted "competent cook," and long-time electric rice cooker enthusiast--gives readers a charming, practical guide to this handy and often-overlooked kitchen appliance.<BR><BR>While <i>The Pot and How to Use It</i> contains numerous and surprisingly varied recipes for electric rice cookers, it is much more than a cookbook. Originating from a blog entry on Roger's popular Web site, the book also includes readers' comments and recipes alongside Roger's own discerning insights and observations on why and how we cook.<BR><BR>With an introduction by vegetarian cookbook author Anna Thomas and expert assistance from recipe consultant and nutritionist Yvonne Nienstadt, <i>The Pot and How to Use It</i> is perfect for fans of Roger's superb writing, as well as anyone looking to incorporate the convenience and versatility of electric rice cookers into his or her kitchen repertoire. Read More

Random House
$11.69 at Amazon

<p>It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br><br><b>May is for Magic...<br><br></b>In the fifth ...book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - twins Bradly and Brian are celebrating Mother's Day by treating their mom to a hypnotist's show. But when the Pinto family gets home from the show, the twins' mom starts acting strange. She splashes in the bathtub for hours, she leaves corn kernels all over - she even quacks! Bradley thinks his mom has been hypnotized into believing she's a duck! Can Bradley and Brian, with help from their friends Lucy and Nate, turn their mom back into their mom?<br><br>Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who loves mysteries!</p><br><br><br><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i> Read More

Gallopade International
$24.99 at Amazon

<b>When you purchase the Library Bound mystery you will receive FREE online eBook access! Carole Marsh Mystery Online eBooks</b> a...re an easy, effective, and immediate way to read your favorite Carole Marsh Mystery on the go! Each web-hosted <b>Online eBook</b> is filled with the same exact pages as the book, plus additional features like pages that flip with a fun sound as you read, a full chapter directory, full-screen and thumbnail viewing capabilities, and more! <br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> allow readers to access their book anytime, from anywhere by using a computer, tablet, or other device with Internet access. <br /> They require <b>NO</b> additional access or hosting fees When you purchase a library bound Carole Marsh Mystery book, you get unlimited access to the <b>Online eBook</b> version for <b>FREE</b>.<br /> You don t need to download <b>Online eBooks</b> they are available to you online 24/7! <br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> are available exclusively from Gallopade, and are compatible with Macs, PC, iPad, and other devices with Internet access. <br /><br />Four funny friends travel to Disney World for the vacation of a lifetime! They have a lot of fun, until... A pirate kidnaps one! Ghosts grab the second! A mouse house swallows the third one! And the fourth is left to find them all! Solving this magical mystery will take a little good luck and loads of creativity! Do you have it in you to ?think like Walt? and help save the read kid characters before the fireworks?!<br /><br />LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! <br /> Walt Disney -Farm - Innovation and ingenuity - Hardships to success - Mickey Mouse during the depression - Disney Studios History of Disneyland and the 30,000 acres of land surrounding it Slave Folklore and history of Brer Rabbit ? History of Liberty Bell - Declaration of Independence - George Washington - Liberty Tree Grover Cleveland Abraham Lincoln Jimmy Carter ? Bill Clinton Democrats/Republicans ? Cultural differences and similarities of the seven continents ? Disney World General information and history of the design and architecture ? Main Street, U.S.A ? Pirates of the Caribbean Ride ? Splash Mountain The Hall of Presidents ?The Haunted Mansion It's a Small World Ride The Mad Tea Party Ride Mickey's Toontown Fair ExtraTERRORestrial Alien Encounter Cinderella's Castle. <br /><br /> This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-in book club and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment level Read More

iUniverse
$8.95 at Amazon

<P>Colorado high-school students, Jake and Patrick, are snowboarding fanatics. When Patrick takes Jake on his first heli-boarding... trip, it triggers a wild adventure over the untouched snow, which almost gets the boys killed. On the brink of falling over a cliff?s edge, they are rescued by two dogs, owned by a mysterious young boy, in tattered clothing, who disappears as quickly as he arrives. </P> <P>Back at the base of the mountain, the boys learn that there has been a series of break0ins at the parking lot. Someone is shattering car windows and stealing everything inside. Distracted by a surprise party, Jake and Patrick soon forget about the strange mountain boy, but it?s not long before these two boarding enthusiast stumble upon what might be a criminal?s lair.</P> <P>Their lives are in danger, but knowing the mountain as well as they do, Jake and Patrick might be the town?s only hope of catching a dangerous thief. Under the threat id avalanche and blizzard, they follow the clues-clues that cloud lead them to the strange boy and his dogs, or worse, lead them right into the clutches of a giant mountain man.</P> Read More

Random House
$4.55 at Amazon

<p>It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br><br><b>May is for Magic...<br><br></b>In the fifth ...book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - twins Bradly and Brian are celebrating Mother's Day by treating their mom to a hypnotist's show. But when the Pinto family gets home from the show, the twins' mom starts acting strange. She splashes in the bathtub for hours, she leaves corn kernels all over - she even quacks! Bradley thinks his mom has been hypnotized into believing she's a duck! Can Bradley and Brian, with help from their friends Lucy and Nate, turn their mom back into their mom?<br><br>Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who loves mysteries!</p> Read More

Shutterfly
$39.99 at Shutterfly

Kids of all ages will be totally absorbed in this underwater adventure alongside SpongeBob SquarePants and his Bikini Bottom neigh...bors. Get ready for some nautical nonsense! A great gift for anyone. Select a favorite picture which will be featured on the cover and in every scene throughout 38 full-color pages Enter basic information that will be automatically woven into the story including child??????s name birthday and hometown Add an optional dedication that appears on the title page Exact cover dimensions are 10.25x8.25 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. Read More

Viva Media
$15.78 at Walmart

Get 10 seek-and-find hidden object adventure games in this massive collection! Explore locations like the Forbidden City and Salem..., discover ancient artifacts from the wreckage of the Titanic, investigate the mystery surrounding the death of JFK, visit iconic residences like Graceland and Notre Dame and much more! Read More

Scholastic
$7.91 at Amazon

<div>I Spy something new: a sticker book with over 500 reusable I Spy stickers!<br><br>I Spy Sticker Book is a new, exciting way t...o play the I Spy game. Kids love stickers, and they'll have a blast with the riddle spreads, activity spreads, and over 500 reusable I Spy stickers.<br><br>All-new, easy-to-read riddles are paired with Walter Wick's fun photographs culled from previously published I Spy readers. Children can place I Spy stickers on the activity spreads and create their own search-and-find adventures!</div> Read More

Perfection Learning
$14.00 at Amazon

Don?t miss A to Z Mysteries?alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!<br><b> </b><br><b>I is for... Island...<br></b> <br>In the ninth book of the A to Z Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters?Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose pack up a basket and wade out to Squaw Island to eat and explore. Before they can even spread their picnic blanket, they find a hundred-dollar bill in the sand! But when the kids come back the next day the entire island has mysteriously disappeared. What is the secret of Squaw Island?<br> <br>Each book includes a map and a letter from the author. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries! Read More

H.Y. Hanna
$9.99 at Amazon

<b>Children's Literary Classics Book Awards ~ GOLD Medal<br>Readers' Favorite International Book Awards 2014 - SILVER Medal</b><br...>Move over Scooby-Doo... there's a new dog detective in town!<br><i><b><br>Haunted dog show. Jealous rivals. Serious slobber.</b></i><br>When Honey the Great Dane arrives at a dog show, the last thing she expects to meet is her doggie doppelgänger! But things get even stranger when her famous 'twin' is poisoned and Honey is asked to take her place in the show ring... She soon finds that the glamorous world of champions hides some ugly secrets. Are the Showgrounds really haunted by a Phantom Hound? What really happened ten years ago when a mysterious fire claimed two lives? And just how far will someone go to win the title of 'Best in Show'?<br><br>Perfect for fans of Erin Hunter's 'Survivors' and 'Warriors' series, as well as classics like Nancy Drew and the Famous Five. Kids & dog lovers of all ages will enjoy this action-packed mystery filled with suspense and humour! A great middle grade read or a book for parents (grandparents!) and children to enjoy together. as well as a great choice for middle school teachers and librarians.<br><br>* EACH BOOK CAN BE READ AS A STANDALONE MYSTERY<br>Collect the other books in the series:<br><ul><li><b>Curse of the Scarab</b></li><li><b>Big Honey Dog Mysteries HOLIDAY COLLECTON</b></li></ul>---------------------------------------<br>PRAISE FOR THE BIG HONEY DOG MYSTERIES:<br><br><b>Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2014 - GOLD Medal<br>Readers' Favorite International Book Awards 2014 - SILVER Medal<br>Children's Literary Classics Book Awards 2014 - GOLD Medal<br>The Wishing Shelf Independent Children's Book Awards 2013 - Finalist</b><br><br><i>"Dog lovers young and old will love this rip-roaring, bark-serious adventure... highly recommended"</i> ~ <b>Midwest Book Review</b><br><br><i>"...a frolicking adventure with loads of fun puppy puns and exciting antics all rolled into a thrilling mystery that's a great selection for young readers." </i>~ <b>Literary Classics Book Reviews</b><br><br><i>"If you want to get your middle grade reader interested in picking up books, then this is a great place to start." </i>- Net Galley reviewer<br><br><i>"I've read a few books marketed for middle-grades or younger this year and I have to say that this is hands down the best suited for those ages. It has a great plot, some truly well-rounded characters (with more depth than what I find in most adult novels these days) and a climax that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Not only was this book highly entertaining but there are some great messages in it."</i> - LitChick Hit List<br><i><br>"This one is a page-turner. The canine characters are fantastic" </i>- Nor Any Drop to Read.com<br><br><i>"We are loving this book. My 10 year old son who has a short attention span cannot get enough."</i> - Amazon reviewer <br><br><i>"I've been a teacher for many years and I think this story is spot-on. It deals with important issues, but they are an integral part of the plot, and there is no 'preaching'."</i>- Net Galley reviewer Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$6.99 at Amazon

A rare and expensive coin from 1794 has been lost by Kaitlyn Myers who is a student at Washington Elementary School. Join Lucky T...obias and follow the clues to see if he can find this rare and expensive coin before Kaitlyn's oral presentation and before her parents find out. Remember, When You Need Help, Get Lucky. Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$6.99 at Amazon

<b>Book Synopsis</b><br><br> With huge prizes on the line at the state hamster race, the Apple Valley Elementary science team has ...been working overtime to prepare. Dash, the school's little speedster, is in the best shape of her life, and confidence is high--until the hamster turns up missing the morning of the event. Fifth-grader Chase Manning must overcome an unsupportive principal, the visiting members of a rival school, and even his own teammates to identify the thief and find Dash before the competition begins. Expect the unexpected on the pages of this single-day, real-time mystery thriller.<br><br> <b>About the Chase Manning Mystery Series</b><br><br> The Chase Manning Mystery Series features single-day, real-time thrillers that occur on an elementary school campus. Written for readers 8-12 years of age by National Board Certified Teacher Steve Reifman, the series launched with the award-winning Chase Against Time, in which fifth grader Chase Manning must investigate the mysterious disappearance of the cello that the school plans to auction off to save its prestigious music program. Its sequel, Chase for Home, was released in 2014. Both Chase Against Time and Chase for Home have enjoyed rave reviews from children, parents, and teachers. Young readers love the books' fast-paced, action-packed format while parents and teachers appreciate the kid-friendly tone and content. Chase is now back in the eagerly anticipated third installment, Chase Under Pressure.<br><br> <b>Note for Elementary School Teachers and Parents</b><br><br> Chase Against Time, Chase for Home, and Chase Under Pressure are Level Q on the Fountas & Pinnell scale. All three books are ideally suited to be used as read alouds and mentor texts during Reading Workshop units on mystery and "edge-of-seat" fiction because they include numerous examples of end-of-chapter cliffhangers, red herrings, suspects, motives, and other important mystery elements. If you are interested in teaching children how to craft their own mysteries, check out Steve's e-book, The Ultimate Mystery Writing Guide for Kids. Read More

Random House
$4.37 at Amazon

<p>It?s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br><b> <br>Trapped on the D.C. Train!<br></b>... <br>In the thirteenth book of the Capital Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.? KC and Marshall have tickets for the express train out of Union Station. It even has a VIP car at the back for the vice president, the kids, and the secret service agents to travel in. But when KC and Marshall sneak away from the secret service agents to go exploring, someone tampers with the train! And that someone is searching - car by car - for KC and Marshall. There's nowhere to run!<br><br>Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!<br><br></p> Read More

Random House
$4.99 at Amazon

<p>Don?t miss A to Z Mysteries?alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!<br><b> </b><br><b>H is ...for Haunted...<br></b> <br>In the eighth book of the A to Z Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters?a ghost has checked into the Shangri-la Hotel! It's almost Halloween, and reports of strange sounds and even stranger sights are coming from Green Lawn's only hotel. Every day, more and more guests are being scared away. Everyone else is getting scared, too! Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose must figure out what's going on and catch the ghost - before Green Lawn turns into a ghost town!<br> <br>Each book includes a map in the front. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!<br><b> </b></p> Read More

Diamond Star Press
$11.97 at Amazon

<br><b>ATTENTION: KIDS WHO LOVE HORSES!<br><br><i>               <br> "HOPE'S HORSE is an amazing horse book for kids!"</i></b><b...r><br><b><br>HOPE'S HORSE: The Mystery of Shadow Ridge</b>, by bestselling children's author Strawberry Shakespeare, is an exciting horse adventure for young readers ages 9-12. Set in the California Eastern Sierras, it tells the story of twelve year old Hope Miller and her wild mustang, Tango.<br><br>While recovering from the death of her beloved grandfather, who shared her love of horses, Hope is forbidden by her parents to go on the mountain alone or anywhere near the wild horses she adores. So the girl keeps her horse, Tango, a secret from her parents, and rides him on the mountain without their knowledge.<br><br>On one of these outings, Hope and Tango evade evil horse poachers only to face a scary old mountain man. Escaping in a mad dash up the dark side of the mountain, they discover a mysterious metal object buried on Shadow Ridge. <br><br>Hope knows her find is important and that she should tell her parents about it. But if she tells, she would also have to reveal the truth about her and Tango, and would probably never see her beloved horse again. <br><br>A surprising turn of events merges the destinies of Hope, Tango and the old man on the mountain during a life-threatening confrontation with the dangerous horse poachers. The resulting explosion of action, excitement, heartbreak and, ultimately, joyous healing is an unforgettable experience for the whole family and for every kid who loves <b>horse adventures</b> and <i><b>horse stories.</b></i><br><br>Scroll up ... and click on "Add to Cart" to order this special <b>children's horse book</b> right now! Read More

Random House
$4.99 at Amazon

<p>It?s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br> <br><b>The Election Day Disaster <br></b>... <br>In the tenth book of the Capital Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.?KC and her best friend, Marshall, wake up to a trick not a treat the morning after the White House Halloween costume party. With the presidential election only a week away, someone has posted damaging photos of the president on the Internet, photos that were digitally doctored! Will they ruin President Thornton's chances for a second term? Or can KC and Marshall rescue the election?<br> <br>Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!</p> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$9.95 at Amazon

The Happy Hollisters and the Haunted House Mystery (#21 in the Happy Hollisters series) GHOST HUNTER WANTED TO RID A HAUNTED HOUS...E OF SPOOKS! APPLY MRS. NEELEY. THE ANTIQUE HOUSE. Their curiosity aroused over this unusual advertisement, Pete and Pam Hollister visit Mrs. Neeley to apply for the job. At first, they think the elderly lady is imagining things when she tells them that the spinning wheel sings and the grandfather clock strikes thirteen. However, they quickly change their minds when they see a light flickering in one of the windows and hear frightening cries coming from the old mansion. Running from the house that night, Pam loses her shoe in a tangled shrub. When she returns with the other members of the Shoreham Detective Club, they cannot find the shoe nor any clue to its whereabouts. Instead, they spot a stranger watching the Antique House. Pete later catches the same man watching the Hollister home and suddenly the family finds itself involved in another mystery almost as baffling as the one surrounding the Antique House. How the Hollisters cleverly hunt down the ?ghosts? hidden in the haunted house provides a thrilling climax to an adventure filled with danger, fun, and excitement. First published in 1962, this charming mystery-adventure story, faithfully reproduced, is now available in paperback and eBook for the first time! Written for boys and girls between the ages of six and twelve, The Happy Hollisters are wholesome books, with an accent on humor and good, clean fun. Integrity always pays off and right wins over wrong. This is a perfect gift for the young reader in your life. Parents, grandparents, and teachers love these books for their healthy celebration of life in simpler times. Kids are thrilled with the fast-paced action and will not want to put them down. The action-packed illustrations make the story ? and the Hollister family ? so vivid that the reader has a feeling of really sharing in on the adventures of this lovable and interesting family. Read More

Magic Umbrella Publishing
$16.95 at Amazon

This collection was put together so that readers can sample the different series by PJ Ryan. <br><br>Here you will find 2 stories ...from each series.<br><br>*Rebekah - Girl Detective #1: Mysterious Garden<br>*Rebekah - Girl Detective #2: Alien Invasion<br>*RJ - Boy Detective #1: The Mysterious Crate<br>*RJ - Boy Detective #2: Vampire Hunting<br>*Mouse's Secret Club #1: Let It Snow (Inside the Gym!)<br>*Mouse's Secret Club #2: Haunted Playground<br>*Rebekah, Mouse and RJ: Special Edition: Birthday Surprise<br>*Rebekah, Mouse and RJ: Special Edition: Prank Gone Wrong<br><br>PJ Ryan books are short story mysteries or humorous stories for children ages 9-12. (Younger readers will enjoy them also.) Each short story is around 20-24 pages long.<br><br><b>Rebekah - Girl Detective:</b><br>Rebekah Daniels is just your ordinary spunky 9 year old girl living in the small town of Curtis Bay...EXCEPT she is determined NOT to be ordinary at all! Her small town is filled with mysteries and Rebekah is sure that she, along with her best friend Mouse, will be able to solve every last one of them.<br><br><b>RJ - Boy Detective:</b><br>RJ Spencer is a lucky 12 year old. He lives in the big city and his parents are landlords of the high-rise apartment building that is his home. The many tenants in the building, along with the endless possibilities of adventures in the city itself, are the perfect setting for the young detective as he sets out to solve every case he can get his hands on.<br><br><b>Mouse's Secret Club</b>:<br>Mouse is rarely seen without one of his beloved pet mice. He is never far from his mystery solving best friend, Rebekah and now he has started his very own secret club. Join him, Rebekah and 3 other classmates as they set out to have a little fun creating practical jokes and magic tricks while hopefully staying out of trouble in the process.<br><br><b>Rebekah, Mouse and RJ: Special Editions:</b><br>Rebekah, Mouse and RJ each have their own fun short story series and sometimes they come together, bringing you these special editions.They all love hanging out, solving mysteries and playing pranks together and we hope you will enjoy these special times as well. Read More

GALLOPADE
$24.99 at Amazon

<b>When you purchase the Library Bound mystery you will receive FREE online eBook access! Carole Marsh Mystery Online eBooks</b> a...re an easy, effective, and immediate way to read your favorite Carole Marsh Mystery on the go! Each web-hosted <b>Online eBook</b> is filled with the same exact pages as the book, plus additional features like pages that flip with a fun sound as you read, a full chapter directory, full-screen and thumbnail viewing capabilities, and more! <br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> allow readers to access their book anytime, from anywhere by using a computer, tablet, or other device with Internet access. <br /> They require <b>NO</b> additional access or hosting fees When you purchase a library bound Carole Marsh Mystery book, you get unlimited access to the <b>Online eBook</b> version for <b>FREE</b>.<br /> You don t need to download <b>Online eBooks</b> they are available to you online 24/7! <br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> are available exclusively from Gallopade, and are compatible with Macs, PC, iPad, and other devices with Internet access. <br /><br />One missing torch! Millions of immigrants! Four funny friends! A sea of taxis and time is running out! Four real kids on a visit to New York City get gridlocked in a mystery that takes them on a wild hair-raising tour of the Big Apple's famous landmarks to find a priceless missing piece of history. How "Intrepid" do you have to be to solve this mystery full of fascinating historic facts? Grab a taxi and find out! But hold on tight for the ride!! <br /><br />LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! <br /> Fourth of July history Facts and history about New York City and its Landmarks Statue of Liberty history and facts Liberty Island history Ellis Island Immigration Puzzle and Problem Solving using Analytic techniques Star-Spangled Banner Words Empire State Building history and facts USS Intrepid Museum history and facts New York Harbor Manhattan Metropolitan Museum of Art Central Park Yankee Stadium Times Square. <br /><br />This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-in book club and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Development Reading Assessment level. Read More

Gallopade International
$7.99 at Amazon

<b>When you purchase the Library Bound mystery you will receive FREE online eBook access! Carole Marsh Mystery Online eBooks</b> a...re an easy, effective, and immediate way to read your favorite Carole Marsh Mystery on the go! Each web-hosted <b>Online eBook</b> is filled with the same exact pages as the book, plus additional features like pages that flip with a fun sound as you read, a full chapter directory, full-screen and thumbnail viewing capabilities, and more! <br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> allow readers to access their book anytime, from anywhere by using a computer, tablet, or other device with Internet access. <br /> They require <b>NO</b> additional access or hosting fees When you purchase a library bound Carole Marsh Mystery book, you get unlimited access to the <b>Online eBook</b> version for <b>FREE</b>.<br /> You don t need to download <b>Online eBooks</b> they are available to you online 24/7! <br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> are available exclusively from Gallopade, and are compatible with Macs, PC, iPad, and other devices with Internet access. <br /><br />One lucky lady! Two unlucky kids! Four rrroolllsss of the dice! Lots of neon! And a mystery that very likely includes a VAMPIRE! What seems like a city for adults only turns out to be an exciting town for kids who love neon, cactus, gigantic dams, rollercoasters atop tall hotels, chocolate, swimming pools and vampires. Vampires? Well, it seems so, but who knows in Las Vegas, a place where magic can be fake...yet the pretend be alllll too real!<br><br> LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!<br /> Casinos Las Vegas facts and history Spiders and Scorpions Mojave Desert history Neon lights Elvis Presley impersonators The Las Vegas Strip history White Bengal Tigers Information on the hotels on the strip Rides in the Stratosphere Hotel Hoover Dam history Nellis Air Force Base Mojave Desert Fremont Street, Glitter Gulch, Hoover Dam, Black Canyon Secret Garden of Siegfried and Roy Madame Tussauds Wax Museum Ethel M. Chocolate Factory Luxor Hotel Las Vegas Natural History Museum Flamingo Hotel Ice Canyon. <br /><br /> This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-in book club and activities. This Carole Marsh Mystery will have an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Development Reading Assessment. Read More

Perfection Learning
$15.00 at Amazon

<p>Don?t miss A to Z Mysteries?alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack!<br><b> </b><br><b>H is ...for Haunted...<br></b> <br>In the eighth book of the A to Z Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters?a ghost has checked into the Shangri-la Hotel! It's almost Halloween, and reports of strange sounds and even stranger sights are coming from Green Lawn's only hotel. Every day, more and more guests are being scared away. Everyone else is getting scared, too! Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose must figure out what's going on and catch the ghost - before Green Lawn turns into a ghost town!<br> <br>Each book includes a map in the front. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!<br><b> </b></p> Read More

Random House
$4.60 at Amazon

<p>It?s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br><br><b>A Thief at the National Zoo<br></b>... <br>In the ninth book of the Capital Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.?KC and Marshall are helping out with the baby tigers at the National Zoo when they meet a new friend, Sunwoo, from China. Sunwoo's father is lending the zoo a precious jewel caled the Tiger's Eye to raise money for endangered tigers. But during the zoo's big party, the lights suddenly go out. And when they're turned back on, the jewel is missing! Who stole the Tiger's Eye? And how did someone sneak it out of a room with no windows and a guarded door?<br> <br>Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!</p> Read More

Brand: Gallopade International
$5.99 at Amazon

<b>When you purchase the Library Bound mystery you will receive FREE online eBook access! Carole Marsh Mystery Online eBooks</b> a...re an easy, effective, and immediate way to read your favorite Carole Marsh Mystery on the go! Each web-hosted <b>Online eBook</b> is filled with the same exact pages as the book, plus additional features like pages that flip with a fun sound as you read, a full chapter directory, full-screen and thumbnail viewing capabilities, and more! <br /><br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> allow readers to access their book anytime, from anywhere - by using a computer, tablet, or other device with Internet access. <br /> They require <b>NO</b> additional access or hosting fees - When you purchase a library bound Carole Marsh Mystery book, you get unlimited access to the <b>Online eBook</b> version for <b>FREE</b>.<br /> You don't need to download <b>Online eBooks</b> - they are available to you online 24/7! <br /> <b>Online eBooks</b> are available exclusively from Gallopade, and are compatible with Macs, PC, iPad, and other devices with Internet access.<br /><br />When Piper and Peter Post find a curious postcard from Kentucky, they get most suspicious! Afterall, it's addressed Dear Bats and they don't think the writer means baseball bats! So, they set off on a family vacation to a famous, enormous, bat-filled cave in where else? Kentucky!- to solve the postcard mystery. <br><br>Postcard Mysteries:<br><br>What happens when you mix together curious kids, postcards addressed to mysterious names, and parents that own an RV? These exciting new mysteries will take kids ages 7-14 around the United States in a beat-up RV that is always gassed and ready to go. This Mystery Series by Carole Marsh takes a fictional family immersed in all things post on the road as they try to solve these exciting postcard puzzles.<br /><br />This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, built-in book club, activities and a scavenger hunt. This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and Developmental Reading Assessment. Read More

Random House
$12.99 at Amazon

<p>It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br><br><b>March is for Madness...<br><br></b>In the th...ird book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - it's St. Patrick's Day in Green Lawn. Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy dress up a leprechaun statue for the town's yearly contest. They leave it out on the porch overnight, but the next morning, it's missing! And theirs isn't the only one. All over town, leprechauns are disappearing. Who is behind the mischief? It will take four kids and the luck of the Irish to find out. <br><br>Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who loves mysteries!</p><br><br><br><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i> Read More

Listening Library
$27.00 at Amazon

"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 <i>The Washington Post</i>.<br><br>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 Sophie Blackall, here is a book that kids will both laugh over and love.<br><br><br><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i> Read More

Schwartz & Wade
$11.55 at Amazon

"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 <i>The Washington Post</i>.<br><br>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 Sophie Blackall, here is a book that kids will both laugh over and love. Read More

Breakaway Books
$9.95 at Amazon

<div><B>Book Two in the Garland House Trilogy</B><BR><BR>Preceded by <I>Horse in the Mirror,</I><br>followed by <I>Horse in the Di...ary</I><BR><BR>“Thrilling stories with plenty of horses plus a measure of mystery and suspense.?<BR>—<I>Horse and Pony Magazine</I><BR><BR>When Ellie and Tara return to Garland House they find the Bartons embarking on a new project at their family estate. Jonah and Ricky?s parents are now offering working vacations to families, including courses on organic gardening for parents, and horseback riding lessons for the kids. Ellie and Tara think this sounds like fun to help out with until they meet the visitors! Not only is one visiting boy strangely obsessed with Ellie, making Jonah crazy, but one of the guests thinks there?s a ghost. But the old house may, indeed, be haunted—Ellie has felt it, too. Is the reclusive previous owner, Silas, trying to drive the guests away from beyond the grave? Ellie and Jonah plan to find out, but their sleuthing isn?t popular among the paying guests. Meanwhile, Jonah has shown Ellie a strange old portrait they found in the house—a portrait containing a horse that looks just like Aslan! Rumor has it that a valuable object is hidden in Garland House. It can?t possibly be this strange portrait. But when Ellie puts two and two together, she and Asland must once again brave great danger to solve the mystery.</div> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$6.47 at Amazon

"Dogg the Detective Solves the Mystery of the Missing Christmas Mail" is the third in a series of Children's Mysteries featuring m...ild-mannered Dogg and his wisecracking goldfish sidekick, Carla the Carp. A great book for Christmas that's easy to read; even parents will enjoy reading this book to their children. After the elves realize no mail and no Christmas wish lists are getting to the North Pole they have to find an answer to this mystery. Santa calls on Dogg the Detective to solve the problem. Dogg and Carla travel all the way to the North Pole (in spite of Carla's concerns that she will become a frozen fish stick) to help Santa Claus find out what's happening to all of the Christmas mail. They all watch as the Christmas mail disappears before their very eyes. Dogg the Detective sniffs around for clues to solve another mystery. Things just don't disappear in front of your eyes; there has to be a reason. Another one of the entertaining Christmas books for Kindle. Read More

Magi Nation
$9.95 at Amazon

Meet Max. Max Archer, Kid Detective. Max helps kids solve problems. <br><br> Max's friend Billy Parker is tired of waking up wet, ...and wants to figure out how to stop his bedwetting. Max knows how. He used to wet the bed, and he is ready to share his proven plan for staying dry. <br><br> Come on! You too can join Max and become part of the Poop Patrol and Stream Team. Your parents can help, also. Plus, be sure to check out the extra fun activities and the Q&A written for your parents at the end of the book. Read More

Little Simon Publishing
$11.31 at Amazon

Ethan and Ella search for lions on a safari in Kenya in the fifth book of Greetings from Somewhere, an exciting series about myste...ry, travel, and adventure.<BR><BR>Ethan, Ella, and their parents travel to the Maasai Mara in Kenya where they stay in a cabin and venture out on safaris every day in search of The Big Five game animals?the African elephant, the Cape buffalo, the leopard, the rhinoceros, and, of course, the lion. The kids are so excited when they see four of the five animals within the first few days, but where are the lions? Both Ethan and Ella could swear they?ve seen a lion?s tail poking out from behind a tree, but they cannot seem to find the animal itself!<BR> <BR>Then, the twins talk to a boy and girl who live in the Maasai Mara. The locals give Ethan and Ella some clues about spotting lions. With a little help and some good detective work, the twins discover a whole lion family on their last day in Kenya!<BR> <BR>With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Greetings from Somewhere chapter books are perfect for beginning readers. Read More

Random House
$4.19 at Amazon

<p>It?s a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br> <br><b>February is for Friend...<br></b> <br>In th...e second book of the Calendar Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives?it's a Valentine's Day party! Bradley is passing out his class's valentines, but one of them has no name on it. Inside, the card tells the class to look in the closet. When they open the closet door, the kids find a rabbit named Douglas in a cage! What mysterious "friend" left him there? And why? Then the bunny gets sick. It's up to Bradley, Brian, Lucy, and Nate to track down his owner and figure out what is wrong with poor little Douglas.<br> <br>Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!</p> Read More

Remedia Publications
$32.99 at Walmart

Remedia Publications specializes in reproducible books that focus on basic skills and repetition. We serve the needs of special ed...ucation regular education E.S.L (English as a second language) adult education and inclusion students. Kids love a good mystery and they won t be disappointed with the 26 who-dunits detective Sam Sherlock encounters in this reading-listening-thinking book. Question pages encourage fact-finding analyzing and predicting outcomes. Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$8.95 at Amazon

<p>Start <b>collecting all 4</b> Ryan The Spy adventures with <u>The Superhero Secret</u>. In this first book of the Ryan The Spy ...series, your child will join Ryan on a top secret mission to Planet Superhero, home of all the superheroes in the universe. With cool spy gadgets and some help from a special superhero, Ryan is able to unlock the superhero secret: <b>Hard Work + Practice = Super.</b><br></br> Inspired by Carol Dweck, a Stanford Professor and author of <u>Mindset: The New Psychology of Success</u>, <b>The Superhero Secret</b> is a story of fun and adventure that teaches kids that the way to become super at anything is to work hard and practice. A great book for parents and teachers who want the best for their children! </p> <br>Visit the Ryan The Spy website!</br> <br>RyanTheSpy.com</br> <br><b>*The Superhero Secret is also an official favorite growth minded children's book of Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset Digest.</b></br> Read More

Random House
$4.04 at Amazon

<p>It?s a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br><br><b>January is for Joker...</b><br> <br>In the f...irst book of the Calendar Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives?Green Lawn has a problem! When Bradley Pinto wakes up in the night to strange lights in his backyard, he wonders if there are aliens in town. When he sees three-toed tracks in the snow, he's sure of it. His twin, Brian, and friends Lucy and Nate aren't so certain. But then Lucy's cousin Dink, the twins' brother Josh, and Nate's sister Ruth Rose all disappear. Are there <i>really </i>aliens in Green Lawn? And where could they be taking Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose?<br> <br>Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!</p> Read More

Random House
$11.69 at Amazon

<p>It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy! <br><br><b>April is for Adventure...<br><br></b>In the... fourth book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - it's springtime in Green Lawn, and Bradley, Brian, Lucy, and Nate are on an Easter egg hunt. They search high and law and find lots of eggs. But soon it's clear that some of the eggs aren't just well hidden. They're gone! Who would steal Easter eggs? It's up to the four kids to crack this <i>eggs-</i>cellent case. <br><br>Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who loves mysteries!</p><br><br><br><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$20.00 at Amazon

<b> Seaper Powers: The Mystery of the Blue Pearls in Paperback</b> is part of a series of adventure books for children. This is ...the second in the series. <p> A new series of children's books called Seaper Powers has begun to take over the world of imagination. Receiving 10 out of 10 stars, this is a series not to be missed. There are three adventures in the series: <b>In Search of Bleu Jay's Treasure</b>; <b>The Mystery of the Blue Pearls</b>; and <b>The Rescue</b>. And, this fall, the next adventure will be introduced!<p> Written in 1-2 page chapters, these stories are meant to be shared with parents at bedtime. Kids can read the book on their own, or read along with the audio version. (Available in paperback, ebook, audio CD, and MP3.) Now the series is expanded for those who love to doodle. The drawings from each book are now in black and white, ready for the coloring adventurer in all of us! Seaper Powers Coloring Books--one for each adventure. <p> <b>In this Adventure</b> <p> In this adventure, the main character, Emma, travels to the islands and discovers a secret that, if found out, could destroy an entire world! With the help of her friends, Oliver, the octopus, and Steve, the starfish, Emma just might save the sea! <p><p> Read More

Yearling
$8.89 at Amazon

"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 <i>The Washington Post</i>.<br><br>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 Sophie Blackall, here is a book that kids will both laugh over and love.<br><br><br><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i> Read More

Random House
$4.28 at Amazon

<p>It?s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br> <br><b>Trouble at the Treasury<br></b>  <...br>In the seventh book of the Capital Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.?KC and Marshall are thrilled to take a tour of the United States Treasury where stacks and stacks of money zip off the presses in the printing and engraving building, millions of dollars a day. But the friends find that a bundle of bills is missing. That's a hundred thousand dollars - gone! How did the thief slip the money out past cameras, guards, and locked doors? KC has a suspect. She has a clue. Now she just needs to figure out how in the world it was done!<br><br>Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!</p> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$9.95 at Amazon

The Happy Hollisters at Mystery Mountain (#5 in the Happy Hollisters series) While returning from New Mexico to the airport in th...eir rented bus, the Hollister children stop to buy cowboy suits. Mr. Hollister, with an eye for items to sell in his store, The Trading Post, discovers the suits are designed by Marie Vega, the wife of an old college friend. Mr. Hollister contacts the Vegas and the whole Hollister family is invited to spend a few weeks on the Vega ranch. Meanwhile, the children have met Helen and Jack Moore, youngsters about Pete?s age, who are staying at a dude ranch not far from the Vegas? and Mystery Mountain. Jack has a map that leads to the cave of the ancient doll makers, the long buried secret of the mountain. Complications set in, however, when the Hollisters and the Moores meet the boy Willie and his friend the mysterious Mesquite Mike. Not only does the map disappear, but word is around that a rustler is taking sheep from the ranchers in the area. Here is another exciting Hollister adventure. What happens to the children when they spend a night on the desert? Is there really a monster in Mystery Mountain? And who could the rustler be? All these questions are answered in this fast-moving story. First published in 1953, these charming mystery-adventure stories, faithfully reproduced, are now available in paperback and eBook for the first time! Written for boys and girls between the ages of six and twelve, The Happy Hollisters are wholesome books, with an accent on humor and good, clean fun. Integrity always pays off and right wins over wrong. This is a perfect gift for the young reader in your life. Parents, grandparents, and teachers love these books for their healthy celebration of life in simpler times. Kids are thrilled with the fast-paced action and will not want to put them down. Over seventy action-packed illustrations make the story ? and the Hollister family ? so vivid that the reader has a feeling of really sharing in on the adventures of this lovable and interesting family. Read More

Random House
$4.24 at Amazon

<p>It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br><br><b>March is for Madness...<br><br></b>In the th...ird book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - it's St. Patrick's Day in Green Lawn. Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy dress up a leprechaun statue for the town's yearly contest. They leave it out on the porch overnight, but the next morning, it's missing! And theirs isn't the only one. All over town, leprechauns are disappearing. Who is behind the mischief? It will take four kids and the luck of the Irish to find out. <br><br>Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who loves mysteries!</p> Read More

Random House
$4.47 at Amazon

<p>It?s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br> <br><b>The Secret at Jefferson's Memorial...<br></b> <br>In the eleventh book of the Capital Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.?KC and Marshall are painting a closet in the White House when they come across a forgotten cubbyhole. Hidden inside is an old box of homemade toy horses that one belonged to Thomas Jefferson! KC and Marshall take the historic treasure to Jefferson's home, Monticello, but right after they get there, the box - with all the horses inside - is stolen! How did a thief snatch the horses from right under everyone's noses? KC and Marshall are going to find out!<br> <br>Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!</p> Read More

Random House
$4.55 at Amazon

<p>It?s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br><br><b>Mystery at the Washington Monument<...br></b> <br>In the eighth book of the Capital Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.?it's summertime, and KC and Marshall are camping out on the White House lawn. But late at night, they spot mysterious lights flickering at the top of the Washington Monument. When they go to check it out, they find something even stranger - peanut shells, a broken stone, and a monkey. One thing is sure, this is KC and Marshall's weirdest mystery yet!<br> <br>Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!</p> Read More

Brand: Time Stands Still Press
$9.99 at Amazon

J. J. and Henri are sixth graders who receive important gifts from their grandparents. J. J. gets a bracelet, and Henri receives a... necklace. These give them the ability to control time. Johnny (J. J.), Henrietta (Henri), and Dr. Emory (Dr. M) could be your next-door neighbors. They are outgoing, friendly, and willing to help out anytime. J. J. and Henri are finishing their last few weeks in sixth grade at Millville Elementary School. Dr. M is a well-liked and respected sixth grade teacher. Millville is a small but vibrant town. There are several lakes nearby providing fishing, boating, and swimming. Two years ago both kids lost their fathers in a mysterious disappearance. Only their grandmothers and Dr. M know where they are. The story starts out with a treasure hunt that results in J. J. finding the bracelet his great-grandfather has left him. It?s an ancient piece that has special powers that only J. J. can access. Henri?s grandmother lives on a nearby lake. She gives Henri the necklace while on a boating trip across the lake to a special picnic area. A spy overhears Gramma Tessie tell Henri about the mysterious power of the necklace. The story follows these kids and two of their close friends as they grow, mature, and develop courage, character, and a belief in themselves. They have successes and failures just like everyone else and grow stronger through their experiences. J. J. first uses his power over time when his good friend, Mike, falls out of a cherry tree they have climbed together many times and dies. Henri first uses her power when she and her good friend, Erika, are caught in the back of a convenience store when a masked robber comes in and fires a gun during a robbery. Dr. M is a mentoring teacher who will help guide the kids as they learn to control their powers. He and the kids? grandmothers share a deadly secret they soon must share with the kids regarding their futures. A threat to the Earth?s water supply looms and the future of the entire world will rest on the shoulders of J. J., Henri, Mike, and Erika. An ancient prophecy is about to be fulfilled and a battle against overwhelming odds will soon materialize. Dr. M must guide the kids in the understanding and use of their powers before it is too late. Read More

Text Publishing Company
$6.63 at Amazon

<div>"An engaging series starter."—Booklist Online<BR><BR><p>"Lots of mechanical mayhem and derring-do—breathless stuff!"—Michael ...Pryor</p><p>"Non-stop action, non-stop adventure, non-stop fun!"—Richard Harland</p><p>Jack Mason grew up as an acrobat in a circus. After the tragic death of his parents, he was sent to live within the gloomy Sunnyside Orphanage in London, a city of fog and snow, filled with airships, steamcars, and metrotowers stretching into space.</p><p>That's until he is taken under the wing of the brilliant and eccentric detective Ignatius Doyle. But when a girl named Scarlet Bell comes seeking Mr. Doyle's help, little does Jack know how dangerous life is about to become. Scarlet's father has been kidnapped, and the future of the world itself may be at stake. Is the evil hand of Professor M pulling the strings? Mr. Doyle and Jack know there is no time to lose.</p><p>With all its twists and turns and helter-skelter action, <I>The Firebird Mystery</I> is an addictive story and a spellbinding homage to the world of Victorian literature that will appeal to readers of all ages.</p><p>An early ebook version of this novel, under the title <I>The Steam Punk Detective</I> (no longer available), attracted 48,000 downloads. Text Publishing offered Darrell Pitt an unprecedented eight-book deal.</p><p><B>Darrell Pitt</B> began his lifelong appreciation of Victorian literature when he read the Sherlock Holmes stories as a child, before moving on to H. G. Wells and Jules Verne. This early reading led to a love of comics, science fiction, and all things geeky.</p><BR><B>Please note: the “Love It? publisher offer expired in December 2014.</B><BR></div> Read More

Brand: Random House Books for Young Readers
$11.69 at Amazon

<p>It's a mystery every month from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br><br><b>August is for Acrobat...<br></b><br>In the e...igth book of the Calendar Mysteries - an early chapter book mystery series featuring the younger siblings of the A to Z Mysteries detectives - something special is coming to Green Lawn - a traveling circus! But when the performers arrive, they need help. Their show is a mess, and Bradley, Brian, Nate, and Lucy are happy to chip in. They fix up the equipment and find dazzling new acts, but what the show needs most is an acrobat. No one in town is brave enough to go up on the high trapeze, except for one mysterious masked person. If the kids could find out who it is, this might be the best circus ever - but it seems as if this acrobat doesn't want to be found! <br><br>Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who loves mysteries!</p> Read More

Random House
$4.14 at Amazon

<p>It?s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br> <br><b>Kidnapped at the Capital<br></b> <...br>In the second book of the Capital Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.?KC and Marshall are going to the Cherry Blossom Festival. They have an invitation from the President of the United States! But while they are off getting ice cream, KC's mom and President Thornton are kidnapped - right under the bodyguards' noses. Who cares if the FBI is on the case? KC isn't giving up until she finds her mom!<br> <br>Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries!</p> Read More

Random House
$4.99 at Amazon

It?s a red, white, and blue mystery from popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy!<br><b> <br>Who Cloned the President?<br></b> <br...>In the first book of the Capital Mysteries?an early chapter book mystery series featuring fun facts and famous sites from Washington, D.C.? KC Corcoran always watches the news. So it's no surprise that she notices right away when the President of the United States starts acting funny on TV. He's stiff and awkward. He's even signing papers with the wrong hand. There's only one explanation - the president has been cloned! And it's up to KC and her best friend, Marshall, to save him. <br> <br>Each book highlights one of the famous museums, buildings, or monuments from the Washington area and includes a map and a two-page fun fact spread with photographs. Parents, teachers, and librarians agree that these highly collectible chapter books are perfect for emerging readers and any kid who love mysteries! Read More

Brand: Willow Bend Publishing
$9.95 at Amazon

A Moonbeam Children's Book Award Winner! <p>Book five in the Morgan Horse series. The fifth book in the popular Morgan Horse serie...s introduces a new horse, Annie. Uncertain of her origin, Chauncy decides to bring Annie home to Gallant Morgans, but he makes it clear she can only stay if he can locate her registration papers. When Heather discovers Annie's true identity, she is afraid to tell Chauncy, knowing the horse may be returned to a cruel trainer. Will Chauncy send Annie back to her original owner? What will happen to Annie if she is returned? Heather hides the truth from her friend and soon events spiral out of control. In addition to the mystery, this book also includes the exciting Justin Morgan class, the famous class that re-enacts the amazing athletic feats of Justin Morgan, and the Morgan Trotting Races, held on the same dirt road that Justin Morgan raced over 200 years ago. Both events are treasured by Morgan Horse enthusiasts around the country. <p>And don't miss the book Meet the Morgans - the perfect companion to the Morgan Horse series where readers can meet the real horses behind the stories.<p> A note to parents: We are often asked about the content of our children's books. Do they contain any themes/topics that a parent may find objectionable for a young child? Does anybody die (horse or human)? Do they have sad endings? We are happy to report that our books are 100% child safe. While there is conflict within each story (friendships are tested, a horse becomes ill, etc.), nobody dies and each book has a happy ending. Additionally, while the main character in the Morgan Horse series is a girl, and one of her best friends is a boy, their relationship is platonic. They're too busy having fun with their horses. Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$9.95 at Amazon

The Happy Hollisters and the Trading Post Mystery (#7 in the Happy Hollisters series) There is great activity in the Hollister h...ousehold upon the arrival of Domingo, the donkey promised Sue in New Mexico. The excitement mounts higher with the discovery of a note attached to the donkey?s halter signed Y.I.F. So begins one of the two mysteries that run through this book. In the midst of the approaching Christmas season, the Hollisters work out a plan to use Domingo in a special project to provide gifts for the poor children of the town. The project, centered around The Trading Post, Mr. Hollister?s sport and toy store in Shoreham, involves putting a life-sized model of Santa, his sleigh and six reindeer on the roof of the store and then filling the sleigh with gifts contributed by the people of the community. What happens when this wonderful plan seems completely spoiled by the disappearance of the model? Could there be any connection between the notes signed Y.I.F. and the disappearance? The five children find themselves in the middle of one of their most baffling puzzles. Here is a Happy Hollister book with not one, but two exciting mysteries along with the fun and companionship that unite this lively family. First published in 1954, this charming mystery-adventure story, faithfully reproduced, is now available in paperback and eBook for the first time! Written for boys and girls between the ages of six and twelve, The Happy Hollisters are wholesome books, with an accent on humor and good, clean fun. Integrity always pays off and right wins over wrong. Parents, grandparents, and teachers love these books for their healthy celebration of life in simpler times. Kids are thrilled with the fast-paced action and will not want to put them down. The action-packed illustrations make the story ? and the Hollister family ? so vivid that the reader has a feeling of really sharing in on the adventures of this lovable and interesting family. Read More

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