Fearing his family will have to move into their minivan when they suffer another financial setback, Jackson finds support and comfort through his friendship with a giant imaginary cat. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of The One and Only Ivan. Simultaneous eBook.
Disgusted when he has to move from the oceanside community where he was infamous for his tricks to a sleepy, cow-filled town that already has a notable prankster, Miles plots mischief that culminates in a daring partnership. Co-written by the author of the Caldecott Honor-winning Extra Yarn.
A comprehensive introduction to the life and achievements of one of the country's first African-American congressmen describes his experiences as a child slave and his post-Emancipation rise as a justice of the peace. By the award-winning author of Shark vs. Train.
Learning from his dying grandfather that a magical circus at the heart of his favorite bedtime stories is real, young Micah and his friend Jenny embark on a journey to claim a miracle from the circus's wondrous magician, the Lightbender. A first novel. Simultaneous eBook.
Loving to fix all kinds of cars but especially loving hip-hopping, dip-dropping lowriders, friends Lupe Impala, El Chavo Flapjack and Elirio Malaria compete in a "best car" contest in hopes of winning enough money to open their own shop, in a story complemented by a Spanish-English glossary. Simultaneous eBook.
Living on a moon base along with his famous fellow lunarnauts, 12-year-old Dashiell Gibson investigates the suspicious death of a top scientist who was on the verge of an important new discovery. By the author of Belly Up.
A young girl learns much about her mother as she reads a collection of poems written before she was born that capture her mother's memories of living around the world and growing up as a child of an Air Force serviceperson. Includes author's note, list of Air Force bases, and explanation of the free verse and tanka poetry forms used
A richly detailed picture book ingeniously shows how food, technology and even families have changed throughout American history by depicting four families in four different cities over the course of four centuries making the same delicious dessert called Blackberry Fool. Includes a recipe and historical notes.
Feeling like a fish out of water when her family moves from Los Angeles to a recently inherited chicken farm, 12-year-old Sophie encounters a telekinetic chicken and her equally unusual flockmates, who are endangered by a thieving farmer. Simultaneous eBook.
A creative reimagining of the Excalibur legend by the Emmy Award-winning producer of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon follows the adventures of a boy who lands at the center of a rodent prophecy after transforming into a rat. Simultaneous eBook.
When her blind dog slips his collar, 12-year old Lily meets Salma Santiago, a young Hispanic girl whose migrant family are in Maine for the blueberry-picking season, and, based partly on their mutual love of dogs, the two forge a friendship while painting bee boxes for Lily's grandfather—but as the Blueberry Queen pageant approaches Lily and Selma are confronted with some of the hard truths of prejudice and migrant life. Simultaneous eBook.
Teaming up with 11-year-old Birdie to solve mysteries on the Louisiana coast, dog detective Bowser investigates the theft of a prize stuffed marlin in which Birdie's Grammy may have hidden a treasure map. By the best-selling author of the Chet and Bernie mysteries. Simultaneous eBook.
Hiawatha, a Mohawk, is plotting revenge for the murder of his wife and daughters by the evil Onondaga Chief, Tadodaho, when he meets the Great Peacemaker, who enlists his help in bringing the nations together to share his vision of a new way of life marked by peace, love, and unity rather than war, hate, and fear. Includes historical notes
A whimsical depiction of a true moment in history describes how the innovative American Founding Father used the scientific method to discern the practices of a famous Parisian magician. By the award-winning author of Me and Momma and Big John.
Working with a crew of salvagers in a fog-covered world that has forced civilization to move to the highest mountain peaks, 13-year-old Chess hides a deadly secret about his ability to survive while his crew leader forges an evil plan. Simultaneous eBook.
Decades after a man is entwined in a prophecy-based quest involving three mysterious sisters and a harmonica, three individuals from different areas of the world confront daunting challenges involving the same harmonica. By the award-winning author of Paint the Wind. Simultaneous eBook.
A first installment in a planned trilogy co-written by the actor from How I Met Your Mother and The Muppets follows the misadventures of young Charlie Laird, who struggles with nightmares and a conviction that his stepmother is a witch. Simultaneous eBook.
Never a conventional princess, Harriet becomes an adventurer after learning she is cursed to fall into a deep sleep on her 12th birthday, but after two years of slaying ogres, cliff-diving and more, things go awry at home and she must seek a prince to set things right. Simultaneous eBook.