Follow two adorable friends all year long in this four-in-one collection of adventures featuring the sweet, endearing Houndsley and Catina.
Funny, friendly, and just right for emerging readers, the world of Houndsley and Catina is the perfect place to escape to at any time of year. Whether they’re watching fireflies, canoeing through the water, cheering each other up, or savoring the first snow of winter, these best buds will delight new readers and encourage them to keep turning the pages. This bind-up includes:
Houndsley and Catina Houndsley and Catina Plink and Plunk Houndsley and Catina and the Birthday Surprise Houndsley and Catina and the Quiet Time
Book 7 in the bestselling, award-winning Epic Zero series!
Book 6 in the bestselling, award-winning Epic Zero series!
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Book 4 in the bestselling, award-winning Epic Zero series!
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Book 5 in the bestselling, award-winning Epic Zero series!
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Epic Zero 2: Tales of a Pathetic Power Failure -
Book 2 in the popular, award-winning Epic Zero series!
*Over 2,000 five-star series reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. Elliott Harkness finally has powers and is a full-fledged member of the Freedom Force, the greatest superhero team on Earth. Elliott should be over the moon, but he quickly realizes that having powers is one thing, controlling them is quite another! So, after yet another botched mission, Elliott finds himself grounded. But Elliott's punishment is short-lived when he's kidnapped by a band of teenage, alien outlaws who believe he's the only one capable of destroying a planet-eating monster that's annihilating worlds. To stop it, Elliott must use the Orb of Oblivion, the most powerful weapon in the universe. Unfortunately, he blew it to pieces months ago! But that's just the start of his problems, as he's swept up in a galactic adventure complete with interstellar enemies and cosmic beings beyond his wildest imagination. With the fate of the universe at stake, will Elliott become the epic hero he's always wanted to be--or will he always be just an Epic Zero? Epic Zero 2 is the second book in the hilarious, action-packed series that will entertain middle grade students, reluctant readers, and adults. Epic Zero 2 includes 16 illustrated character profiles and a full glossary of superpowers. Click "Buy Now" to read today!
Sunny Days - After a storm visits Martine's colorful little neighborhood, she thinks of a brilliant way to help people get back on their feet!
Judy Moody and Friends: Searching for Stinkodon - Surprises are in store as Stink excavates his backyard in search of a relic from an extinct beast – and Judy lends him a little sleight of hand. Mega-chomp! Stink wants to make the find of the century. He’s on a dig, dig, digging quest in his backyard to find a tooth from a saber-toothed cat, otherwise known as a Smilodon. Why not? Two kids in Michigan found a mastodon bone in a backyard stream, and a girl in Great Britain found a pterosaur bone. It could happen! But Judy thinks the chances of finding a saber-toothed anything in the Moody backyard are one in a gazillion million. Will Stink make a discovery before their whole backyard caves in? Just right for newly independent readers, this latest story from Megan McDonald is sure to leave Moody fans with smiles as wide as a Smilodon’s.
Secret Explorers and the Tomb Robbers - Join The Secret Explorers as they go up against pyramid thieves in the third instalment of this action-packed, fact-filled book series.
Presents the life of cheetahs, including where they live, what they eat, and how they care for their young.
Growing up in a superhero family is cool, unless you're powerless ...
**Gold Medal Winner - Readers' Favorite Book Awards**
My name is Jonah Johnson, and I’m in the 6th grade - but please call me Joe. My whole world just got turned upside down. It’s my first day at a new school and I’ve already got to deal with the bully. If that wasn’t bad enough, there’s a talking fox that keeps getting me into trouble at my new house in the country. I know it sounds crazy, but it’s true! To top it all off, I’ve got to help save my mom’s house!
From popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy comes a red, white, and blue mystery perfect for the election season!
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!
Who could resist celebrating sea turtles? They may seem like lazy ocean reptiles drifting with the oceans’ currents, but they are actually long-distance swimmers that spend their entire lives searching for food and a mate. What’s more, they come with their own built-in GPS, returning to the exact beach where they were born to lay their own eggs. Kids will learn all about these tranquil and mysterious animals through brilliant photography and illustrations, plus the trusted and distinctive content you love from NG Kids!
The Secret at Jefferson's Mansion - From popular A to Z Mysteries author Ron Roy comes a red, white, and blue mystery perfect for the election season! 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! 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!
Super Awful Superheroes of Classroom 13 - As heard by kids everywhere on the Echo Dot Kids Edition, the Classroom 13 books are a hilarious new chapter book series-perfect for reluctant readers and fans of Roald Dahl, Captain Underpants, and Sideways Stories from Wayside School.
I Think, I Am!: Teaching Kids the Power of Affirmations - "Your thoughts create your life!" This is the message that Louise Hay has been teaching people throughout the world for more than 27 years. Now, children can learn and understand the powerful idea that they have control over their thoughts and words, and in turn, what happens in their life.
Judy Moody and Friends: Not-So-Lucky Lefty - Left-handers are creative. Left-handers are geniuses. Half of all cats are lefties! (Or so says Stink.) But Judy is a righty . . . and Judy is feeling left out. Tomorrow is Left Handers Day, and Stink and Dad, the southpaws in the Moody family, are celebrating at the pretzel factory. Judy is allowed to come along on one condition: she has to be lefthanded—the whole entire day. It’s on
India Wimple can spell. Brilliantly. Every Friday night, she and her family watch the Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee on TV. When the Wimples suggest she enter the next bee, India finds the idea disconcerting. She’s sure she’s not good enough—but her family won’t accept that and encourages her to sign up. There are plenty of obstacles to reaching the finals, and the whole thing seems rather calamitous to India. But with hope, hard work, and a little bit of heart, something splendiferous might be on the horizon…
It's supposed to be a fun camping trip
It’s April Fools’ Day — and Judy’s birthday — and Mr. Todd has a trick or two of his own planned in the latest Judy Moody tale for newly independent readers. April Fools’ Day just happens to be one of Judy Moody’s favorite days of the year. And this year she’s got one thing on her mind: the perfect prank she’s going to play on Mr. Todd, thanks to an awesome present from her brother, Stink. Gotcha, Mr. Todd! But in all the excitement over spaghetti trees, April fish, and fools’ errands, Judy worries that something else will be forgotten by Mr. Todd and Class 3T altogether: April 1 also happens to be Judy’s birthday! Gulp! Will her friends remember in time, or will Judy be the fool this year? And just what might Mr. Todd have up his sleeve?
This classic Halloween tale is now available as a Scholastic Reader! <BR>Bestselling author, Alyssa Satin Capucilli, and two-time Geisel Honor winner, Tedd Arnold, team up for this hilarious halloween tale that is just as much trick as it is a treat. Previously published as a paperback, this classic is now available as a Scholastic Reader. With illustrations that make the scariest creature look extremely funny and romping repetitive text, readers will never expect what happens when this haunted house has a trick-or-treater knock on its door. Ghosts, spiders, owls, skeletons and monsters take turns accidentally scaring each other in this silly, slapstick story.
Gina from Siberia - Based on a true story of Gina, a wire-haired terrier, whose family snuck her out of Siberia and into the United States at the conclusion of the Cold War, this beautiful and thrilling tale follows Gina as her family travels by bus, train, car, plane, and minivan to her new home in New York City, where she slowly begins to believe that, just maybe, her new home isn’t so bad after all.
Secret Explorers and the Comet Collision - Blast-off into space in this second adventure with
Big Mouth Elizabeth - Second-grader Elizabeth longs to be a member of the Big Mouth club, which is made up of kids who have lost at least one baby tooth. Elizabeth is WAY behind on losing her baby teeth, and so is Cali, a quiet girl who is also left out of the Big Mouth Club. Elizabeth thinks Cali is so much more babyish than she is—in fact, Elizabeth SHOULD be in the Big Mouth Club because she’s NOT babyish. But when she understands how bad it feels to be left out, Elizabeth’s attitude shifts. Here is a story about fitting in in unexpected ways. With copious line art by Paige Keiser, this second book in Rachel Vail’s Elizabeth series is sure to delight fans of Judy Moody, Junie B. Jones, and Clementine.
Frank and Bean - When the introspective Frank meets the gregarious Bean, can they find a way to make beautiful music together? Dry wit and hilarious illustrations introduce a new unlikely pair. Frank likes peace and quiet. He likes his tent, his pencil, and writing in his secret notebook. Bean likes noise. He likes his bus, his trumpet — toot, toot! — and making music. Loud music. But Bean is missing something: he does not have words. What will happen if Frank shares his words with Bean? With a laugh-out-loud narrative by Jamie Michalak, author of the Joe and Sparky series, and Bob Kolar’s bright, graphic, comical illustrations, this fresh and funny story will go down easy for beginning readers and young listeners alike.
By popular demand, Judy Moody herself steps into the spotlight in a story that is sure to have kids grinning — and believing. Judy and her friends are on the playground when Jessica Finch overhears a fifth-grader talking. What!? There’s no such thing as the Tooth Fairy? Can that big kid be right? Luckily, Judy Moody is on the case! All she needs is one loose tooth, a semi-reluctant little brother, a bathtub, a string, a toy motorboat, and . . . open wide, Stink! But what if the real Tooth Fairy is a no-show? Judy Moody fans will happily sink their teeth into this cavity-free caper full of surprises — and a little bit of magic.
In this powerful conclusion to The List, Letta wields the power of words to save the world. The city of Ark is no longer safe. Before the rebellion, everyone could only speak List, a language of just 500 words. But when Letta became the Wordsmith, the keeper of all the words that have ever existed, she learned that being able to express yourself is what makes us human.</p><p>And now, the new ruler has wicked plans to eliminate language once and for all: If babies never hear a single word, they will never learn to speak. Letta and the other rebels must find a way to defeat the evil for good before they lose the very thing that will set them free.
Nine-year-old Emma O’Fallon finds herself in increasing difficulties at home and at school as her determined efforts to break up the growing attachment between Annie, the Irish nanny, and Bo, her boyfriend, cause chaos on a family camping trip and Emma’srelationship with her best friend Luisa seems to be going from bad to worse.
Alexander Hamilton: American Hero - Find out more about this famous Founding Father! With his face on the ten-dollar bill and an award-winning musical about his life, it’s clear that Alexander Hamilton’s story is one worth telling. Despite feeling like an outsider, Hamilton fought hard to form a united nation with a strong central government–and many of his ideas are still relevant today! With this illustrated leveled reader, kids can learn more about the man who, in many ways, was a true American hero.
Houndsley and Catina and Cousin Wagster - When his cousin Wagster comes for a visit, Houndsley is excited. Wagster is all adventure and enthusiasm and razzle-dazzle, and all his friends love him. Even Catina thinks Wagster is fun and good at everything, and pretty soon Houndsley is starting to feel a little bit invisible. But Houndsley and Catina are best friends, and certainly Cousin Wagster won’t change that—right? James Howe and Marie-Louise Gay have created a tender and funny story about some of the ways that friendships can change, and how they also stay exactly the same.
I'm a Zcary Vampire - This little vampire is very scary! Or rather… ZCARY! To pass his Vampire Test, he must give someone the zcare of their life. If he fails, he’ll be sent to… Banana Peeler School! Can he pull off the biggest scare ever or will he fail the test?
George Washington -- Soldier, Hero, President - This biography of one of the most famous and recognizable American presidents mark DK’s commitment to bringing US history-based biographies to the DK Readers series. In George Washington, the young reader will learn about our first president’s childhood, his life as a farmer, statesman, general, and his days as president. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned. Averaging 2,400 to 2,800 words, these books offer a 50/50 picture-to-text ratio. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children’s authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.
Mac and Mac may be noodles with empty heads, but they have big ideas: building a fortress! This vibrantly colorful graphic novel for easy readers hits the nail on the head with comedy.
The Noodlehead brothers are back from the library with a joke book, a fantasy novel, and a dream: to build their very own Fortress of Doom. If they can stop bickering for long enough. And if they can defend it from their wily friend Meatball. Jump right in with this fourth title in an easy-to-read graphic novel series about more than two hollow pastas trying to have fun. Noodleheads has its roots in world folklore, making it a classic tale of fools.
Including tales from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, Ray Bradbury and Joan Aiken, this collection of 18 stories offers a marvelous sampling of the mystery genre from classic detective to humorous contemporary.
A beautifully illustrated book, with a magnificent story that children and tweens will love.