Even superheros have bullies. Jake Cooper is a 4th grader at Kane elementary school, life is normal. Math, Reading, PE, and bullies are normal part of his week. Until he discovers he can throw his bully 60 feet through a window. At Dolbin he discovers he is not alone. Running 100 miles per hour, healing quickly, shutting down electronics with the snap of a finger, are just the first Extraordinary skills Jake discovers.
How is the school kept secret? How do children out run run cars, throw people through windows. and survive horrific accidents without the world discovering their existence?
As Professor Guinness explains, " most people don't want to believe when they see the Extraordinary right in front of them."
Will you believe? Dolbin School for the Extraordinary is a 27,000 word middle grade story, about friendship, superheros, and working together to stop bullies.
Age Level: 10 - 18 Grade Level: 4 - 12
Brilliant, twelve-year old Bea Brightman has popularity down to a science. After attending seven schools in as many years, she’s a master at making friends. That is until her father, a world-renowned archaeologist, moves them to New York City to pursue an ever-elusive coin. There she meets the mysterious and decidedly unpopular Nisha Lakewood who may hold the key to finding it.
Nisha Lakewood doesn’t fit anywhere. At school it’s rumored that she’s a witch able to make children fly. Yet at home, her fortunetelling Aunt finds her disappointingly normal. However, as Nisha approaches her thirteenth birthday, things begin to change. The magic she never believed she had is suddenly showing up when she least expects it and the nosy new girl, Bea Brightman, is on to her secret.
When Bea and Indy, a boy from the neighborhood, decide to pay Nisha’s Aunt a visit, it sets the three off on an unforeseen adventure that includes a prophecy, an unbreakable oath and one incredible coin.
Suitable for readers aged 3 and up
A boy receives a very large parcel from his grandpa, and inside is the biggest cheese he has ever seen. The giant cheese soon attracts the attention of people from near and far who all want to taste it. Will the boy get to taste a teeny, tiny bit of his giant cheese before it all runs out?
The story is about a boy and a delicious giant cheese, which is a gift from his grandpa. The cheese, by virtue of its size and delectable taste, soon attracts the attention of people from all walks of life. The boy embarks on an adventure of a lifetime to share his giant cheese with everyone he meets along the way.
Down in the garden beyond the apple trees,
is a fading blue hive, full of busy bees...
Join the bees down in the garden on a day of fun, danger and adventure in this beautifully illustrated picture book.
With a whimsical story and crisp, original illustrations, this is a story your children will want to read again and again.
Nearly eaten by dinosaurs, shot at by aliens, almost drowned by a giant squid, all while trying to pay attention in school is a normal day for Kevin. How does his teacher, Mrs. Calvin, keep from going crazy?
A picture book leveled for second and third grade readers about the joy and benefit of an active imagination and creative writing.
Abby Banks is your typical girl, except that her entire life has been one big lie. Kidnapped as a young girl and fostered by a government agency as collateral, Abby never knew she was important... until her mom's terrorist organization unleashes a devastating attack on the facility.
May Contain Spies is the first book in The Meet Abby Banks spy thriller series. Readers who enjoyed Sara Shepard's Lying Game series, Ally Carter's Gallagher Girls series, or Robert Muchamore's Cherub series will likely enjoy this young adult spy adventure.
THE MOON STEALERS : PART 1
Meteorites land on Earth every day. Most, no bigger than grains of sand. But what if one of them contained a bacteria that was alien to our planet?
The unusual disappearance of a young boy from a graveyard catapults two of his school friends on an adventure beyond their imagination. By unravelling ancient codes and riddles the children journey within the bowels of Edinburgh Castle as they attempt to find the key to their friends' disappearance. But, it's a race against time as the very existence of mankind is held in the balance.
Widdleroot has an imagination as big as all outdoors, and every day is an adventure. One adventure becomes all too real and Widdleroot is forced to use everything he has to find a solution!
Perfect for car trips, bedtime stories, or just for quiet time, this captivating anthology emerges from professional author and father of two, A.D. Hasselbring. A Thicket of Tales ignites the imagination, builds self-worth, and strengthens confidence through artfully crafted fairy tales with a contemporary voice. Hasselbring’s innovative, family-friendly storytelling engages children, keeping their minds active through positive characters, new vocabulary, and stunning imagery. As each tale unfolds, it paints vibrant portraits of heroes and heroines and encourages children to explore their boundless imaginations in stories that teach life lessons “with a billow of wind wrapped in a gust of imagination.”
In every town, in every home, behind every wall, there lives a house spider, plotting vigorously to scare the pants off every human in its sights. But there is one little girl who begs to be different. They call her The She-Devil. She absolutely adores them. So much so she keeps them as pets…to torture later.
But behind the wall, fugitive house spiders Bateman, Parker and Carmen have bigger problems. They must take on the vicious Spider Army, led by the sinister General Raimi, and attempt to take back their home… With no plan, no help, and absolutely no hope whatsoever.
Everything you thought you knew about spiders is about to change forever…
Age Level: 8 - 18 Grade Level: 4 - 12
A haunting mist sits on the harbor beneath Secora Tor.
It hides a secret that only Captain Marshall, accomplished military figure and heir to the greatest explorer in the kingdom’s history, can unlock. When he receives a cryptic message from a shocking source, the stoic otter sets out on a dangerous journey to save his queen, never suspecting that McKinley the Marauder, notorious pirate and general miscreant, might have ambitions that could put his mission at risk.
Now, accompanied by a gypsy mercenary, a dishonored knight, and a family of thieves – and tailed by the evil wolf Baron Von Ulric – the Captain finds their paths converging in an uneasy alliance, becoming a race against time as they travel through mythical tales to the legendary island of Mosque Hill, each of them hoping to reach an ancient artifact before it is too late. Each of them desperate to stay ahead of the secrets that they keep.
What will they lose along the way?
Age Level: 7 - 17
The struggle continues in this second installment of The Sons of Masguard. With more swashbuckling magic, greater foes, and even greater twists of Fate, this is one adventure you won't want to miss.
A battle is lost. A pirate lay dying. And deep in the caverns of a moving island, a sleeping guardian is about to wake.
With the life of a helpless child and the fate of the Secoran Kingdom hanging in the balance, Captain Marshall and McKinley the Marauder must pit themselves against an ancient force even more terrifying than an army of the dead. Their strength, their morality, and their willingness to sacrifice are put to the test in a pulse-pounding sequence of mysteries as they fight to uncover the truth and escape the malicious island of Mosque Hill with their lives intact. But their troubles have only just begun.
Age Level: 9 - 16
From the invasion of Britain to the siege of Paris, the Viking age is indeed one of the most tumultuous and formative periods of European history. But what of the forces behind the seismic raids and explorations? What of the ingenious craftsmanship behind the longboats that were beyond their time? Often, a farrago of myths and facts continues to portray a rather foggy image of the Vikings; but could the Vikings truly be the savage seafarers that history condemns them to be?
This book will uncover the following main areas:
• The earliest sources of Viking mythology from the ancient times, since the creation
• The discussion of Viking Legacy as an outgrowth of Norse mythology
• A comprehensive discussion about some prominent Characters of Viking Mythology
• An account of the Myths of Thor, Odin and Loki
• Some contemporary Knowledge about Viking Myths that is helpful to understand the underlying notion of Viking mythology
This free guide gives parents and caregivers research-based tips for making learning to read easier and more fun for children. A quick and colorful read, specially formatted for mobile devices, this eBook takes only minutes to read but can save hours of frustration for emergent readers. The guide covers six important pre-reading skills, ten ways to promote reading readiness, three partner reading techniques and more.
In this edition of the Kindle Quickread series, Mina Brooke Pierce shares with us some of the greatest benefits of homeschooling. Many parents are fearful of giving homeschooling a try, but Mina helps eliminate that fear by showing us how homeschooling our children does them immense good and truly sets them up for a lifetime of success.
Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn...
- Should you consider homeschooling your child?
- How does homeschooling nurture a child's curiosity?
- How does homeschooling give you more control over what your child is learning?
- Why does homeschooling work so well with all kinds of learning styles?
- Why is in-depth attention so beneficial to your children?
- How does homeschooling relieve burdens on a family schedule?
- How does homeschooling empower you to impart your values to your child?
- How does homeschooling protect your child from negative influences?
- And much, much more!
This is "Book #1 Faces", and in this book you will learn to draw faces from the photos you have or even from other photo sources. This book is perfect for them people that want to draw faces, but just feel they don’t possess the skills. Once you learn the GDD technique drawing faces will be easy. If your seven years old or ninety-seven, you can learn to draw faces like top artist. More books may become available in this series of books that would use the similar technique to draw landscaping’s, animals, still life, and all kinds of drawings.
It is important to teach our children about the world that surrounds them. Sometimes, it can be difficult to find a method of learning children will enjoy. But if you combine the right elements, you can offer your child an exciting way to learn something new. If it is important to you to teach your children about the natural world, then using a famous flowers and butterflies picture book can be exceptionally useful. This picture book will be exciting to children because of the many colorful visions it offers of butterflies and flowers, and they can learn to identify many of them when using the book.