One warm Wednesday morning, the sun winked through Wombat's window and woke her up. "What a wonderful day to wander the world," she thought.What if Wombat woke one Wednesday with wanderlust? What if she wrangled her wander-worthy companions--Weasel and Woodchuck--to wend their way through the world with her? What if the world, the woods, and its wicked things wrestled with their wishes for wild adventure? But what if these wily wanderers used their wits to ward off s wrestled with their wishes for wild adventure? But what if these wily wanderers used their wits to ward off worries and all the world's wild creatures? Why, then it would be a most wonderful day to wander the world. 00 Kansas Bill Martin, Jr. Picture Book Award Masterlist and 00-01 Black-Eyed Susan Award Masterlist… read more
Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
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In 1777, General George Washington experienced a divine visitation at Valley Forge. "Three great perils will come upon this nation...." An angelic being describes the Revolutionary War and the Civil War, but warns, "The Third Peril will be the worst." Today, this message is revisited. Five-year-old Connor Hays, son of the Chief Economic Advisor to the President of the United States, insists that an angel told him, "War is coming to America " But who will believe a child? read more
The charming and charismatic Theodore Roosevelt left a legacy that is still strong today. When Americans enjoy the country's many ...national parks, eat safe meat, or successfully transact business with a company of their choice, they have the progressive President Roosevelt to thank. Fiercely determined to protect the public good, the energetic Roosevelt worked tirelessly on behalf of his fellow citizens. read more
This chapter book in Newbery Honor-winning and bestselling author Louis Sachar's Marvin Redpost series stars Marvin and. the presi...dent of the United States? The president of the United States is coming to visit Marvin's class. He's even going to answer one question from each kid! Plus the whole thing is going to be on TV. Marvin is nervous. What if someone steals his question? What if he can't speak when it's his turn? Will he look silly in front of the president and everyone watching? Hilarious and relatable, Marvin Redpost is perfect for kids who love to bond with quirky characters like Junie B. Jones and George Brown, Class Clown. From the Trade Paperback edition. read more
Kill or be killed is the law at legal death fighting; a law that Pon had never broken since she was snatched from her mother, and ...forced to train and fight to entertain the wealthiest bidders of the ruling class. Driven by the will to survive, she is conquered by her primitive instincts to become a blood thirsty animal, favorite of celebrities, and the crown jewel of her master. But Pon's world goes into chaos when she meets Agina, a girl connected to a renegade group that is dedicated to the liberation of death match fighters. read more
THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE GOOFY 
Even though Dana, Amy, and Jack have escaped from the Troll, they know they're still in danger. Something sinister is going on in ...the old mine and the kids are determined to find out what it is. Dana is sure she's identified the Troll, but Amy and Jack ca read more
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
DESCRIPTION "Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it." -Michelangelo But wha...t if an unscrupulous sculptor could trap someone inside a block of stone, just so he could carve them? Master Gimpel, a defor read more
Blast and balderdash It's time to travel to the Jones's attic with wee Charlie Snarly-a grumpy hair tangle-in his quest for lastin...g friendships and a more peaceful home. Brushed out of his home in Jessica Jones's hair, where for months he has practiced t read more
The Miracle of the Bread, the Fish, and the Boy
The Sapphire Arcade Master comes with 26 pre-installed Sega games and has an SD card slot to upload more. Just plug into your tele...vision and start playing. Includes AC adapter and A/V cable. read more
Collects the series that follows America Singer, who is chosen to compete in a contest to see which girl can win the heart of Ille...a's prince, but all she really wants is a chance for a future with her secret love, Aspen, who is a caste below her. read more
Life isn't always fair, and if you're an orphan it's probably worse. Well, Joey is an orphan. His world is totally turned upside d...own the moment he sees a shaggy dog in the window at the animal shelter, and exchanges a wagon-load of pop bottles for the dog. But life is never that simple. Dogs are not allowed at the orphanage, and a deal is made with Mister Tim, the kind man at the animal shelter that ultimately changes his life. With his new friends, Joey rescues a fellow orphan from scoundrels who use an adoption scheme to gain cheap labor, and unlocks the secret to his birth. He discovers his mom is in fact a wood elf, and she was sucked back into her world the day he was born. But that's not all. there's magic too. Joey is the direct descendant of the mage of EVERWUD and will inherit pure magic one day. Life couldn't possibly have more surprises in store for Joey. or could it?EVERWUD. where adventure begins. read more
The Sparrow, the Frog, and the Spider
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the gold...en lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter. read more
This spectacular repackaged bind-up of a beloved trilogy begins with a board game. What was supposed to be an evening of celebrati...on with friends, fun, and games becomes a night of danger, drama, and obsessive love. Because when Jenny, her boyfriend, Tom, and their friends begin to play the Game, it comes to life. Suddenly they are in a dark world where Julian, the gorgeous guy who sold Jenny the Game, rules as Prince of the Shadows. Julian makes their darkest nightmares realities-and he will do anything to claim the beautiful Jenny as his prize. The Game is real, and the only way to win is to face your most secret fears. You cannot quit-to lose the Game is to lose your life. And that is just the beginning. read more
A boy and his dad just cannot decide, Should they both ride the donkey or one walk beside?
"Readers learn about Mattel Toys and the background behind Barbie's concept and development, how it was a solution for girls who w...anted to imagine adult roles rather than just play mother, and details about inventor Ruth Handler."-Amazon.com. read more
THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE MONKEYS 
Open the door and enter a new world. Narnia. the land beyond the wardrobe door, a secret place frozen in eternal winter. a magical... country waiting to be set free. Lucy is the first to find the secret of the wardrobe in the professor's my read more
Paperback, Hachette Books, 2006, ISBN13 9780749665661, ISBN10 0749665661
The Bell, the Book, and the Spellbinder
Chika the chicken enjoys visiting the beach until Mr. Sharp the shark comes looking for her, and then it is up to Chuck the whale ...to save the day. read more