Gabby Gibson has always had a thing for solving mysteries, and now’s her chance to crack her first real case. The cash from Panda Pride Day, her school’s big fundraiser, is missing. No money means no dance, and it’s up to Gabby to solve the crime -- and become the school hero. Oh, and BTW, she’ll have to join forces with the world’s biggest nerd to find the culprit. Peek inside Gabby’s detective notebook and walk the halls of Preston Middle with her as she battles the Queen of Mean and her stuck-up posse, learns that popularity depends on how you look at it, and discovers that people are pretty much never who you think they are.
Age Level: 8 - 16 | Grade Level: 3 - 10
Andee is a young boy living on an island. His parents are marine biologists who search the reef for new sea-life that could cure illnesses. Andee befriends two young dolphins, Tingo and Tango. One day a great storm rips across the island and the waves pull Andee out to sea. In their dinghy, in the storm, his parents are lost forever.
Tingo and Tango save Andee and he becomes one with his new dolphin family. Little does he know - he is the Chosen One. Many quests and adventures await him. Special powers are given to him, allowing him to be one of the great and legendary Aquanauts of the Marine Kingdom; the Lost City.
Age Level: 8 - 16 | Grade Level: 3 - 10
Holy crab-claws! The fast-action ‘Andee the Aquanaut Trilogy’ continues in Book Two, ‘All Great Things Start With Small Beginnings’. Andee is torn between finding his parents, fulfilling his role as protector of the ocean's creatures, saving the Lost City and rescuing the King’s beautiful daughter, Yolanda.
Warp speed with Andee in Book Two as he faces new trials and tribulations; coming face-to-face with mythical, magical creatures of the sea as he enters the deep, dark waters to discover a never before seen race of beings that help him battle the Evil Queen Zadora.
Note: “Marty” is a short story and a quick read. (estimated 35 pages)
Jack Miller has spent his entire nine years in the same house on the same street in the same town with the same best friend.
One day, while delivering papers on his same ordinary paper route, Jack finds himself amidst a very unordinary world. A world where strange and silly monsters become his friends.
This is the first of several adventures that Jack and his best friend, Annabelle, will have in the secret world that Jack discovers that fateful day.
The entire world has been lying to Josh, ever since he decided to uncover the truth about Santa Claus. For a year he's been obsessed with the question: Does Santa REALLY exist? Every adult seems to be lying. Hollis Dawson; the world is conspiring against him. Hollis Dawson, the only other kid who seems to be looking for the truth, is doing so for an entirely different reason.
Will Josh discover the truth, and can you keep it a secret once you find out what it is?
It’s a magical Christmas tale that reminds us how important it is to allow ourselves to dream and believe. That's what the magic of Christmas and the holidays is all about.
Sweet and mischievous 8 year-old Cathy followed her father, Big Fat Dad's advice. She knew Santa was real and by truly believing this with every fiber of her being, she gained the proof she needed to never grow out of this belief. A gift from the big jolly man himself gave this little girl a Christmas she would never forget. One that will make even the cynics believe that Santa really is REAL...
Age Level: 8 - 13
Skye Belle is just like any other twelve year old girl. But with one exception - her adventures take her around the world in her quest to discover ancient, long lost treasures. When ancient treasures from the time of Queen Esther are discovered, Skye and her brother Brandon set out to investigate. They hope to discover the secret of Esther’s great courage. But when the items are stolen they must embark on a treacherous adventure across Europe in search of them. Their journey leads them into ever greater danger, and when their own beliefs are tested, Skye and Brandon must discover for themselves the secret to a heart of courage – or the treasures will be lost forever.
Age Level: 12 - 18 | Grade Level: 5 - 12
This exciting new release includes the complete text of "Twelve Years a Slave." Read the amazing story of Solomon Northup before (or after) you see the critically-acclaimed movie of 2013. But this collection doesn't stop there. It also includes:
- Complete, unabridged texts of the five additional works listed below, all well-known works about slavery in America
- An active table of contents for easy navigation to any book or chapter
- The original illustrations for "Twelve Years a Slave"
- Easy-to-use links to download unabridged audiobooks of four of the works from Librivox
- Well-formatted text with adjustable font and size
When Elliott Harker accidently discovers a time portal in his history teachers classroom, he learns that he has a destiny to be a hero far greater than he can imagine. With the sister he didn't even know existed, a Minoan slave girl and his mysterious teacher all in tow, he embarks of a race against time to save a parallel world from destruction at the hands of an evil power hell bent on stopping them.
This informative kids book includes well chosen words & great pictures to help children learn more about one of America's most beloved and iconic inventors, Thomas Edison.
Aside from the interesting facts and images Mr Smith presents in his Thomas Edison For Kids Book he also covers some interesting insights about Thomas Edison's background, his humble beginnings & how he first got started with his inventions. Kids will also learn about his many accomplishments, his influences on technology today and more interesting facts.
Age Level: 3 - 10 | Grade Level: P - 3
Economics is about more than money. Kids can learn about economics through stories without being exposed to the hard terminology.
“Economics for kids? Really? Yeah…..” <-- I hear this a lot
Some people don’t realize that economics is about more than money. In fact, I am an environmental economist and rarely study money. Economics is about decision making and being fully informed of the outcomes or consequences of your decisions. I think that most economics principles can be told in an engaging way through the use of stories.
Like any normal girl, Blue Sky just wants to fit in. But it's all the not-so-normal stuff that's causing her problems. Like how she's the only human living in the high Alps with a herd of ibex. Tor, the ibex leader, claims the girl has no place with the herd, and he banishes Sky and her animal stepparents to a hostile part of the mountains to endure a bitter winter alone. The future looks bleak and hopeless until Sky rescues a young alpinist from a stormy peak, and her prospects begin to change. The boy tells her of the mysterious world beyond the peaks. Sky longs to follow him on his adventures in that other world, but she knows she can't leave the mountains until she fulfills her destiny with the ibex. When her chance finally arrives, Blue Sky will have to be braver than ever, believe in herself when no one else will, and risk losing the only life she has ever known to make her own dreams come true. Age Level: 9 - 12 | Grade Level: 4 - 7