Stories you'll never forget--just try--from literature's favorite transgressive author. Representing work that spans several years, Make Something Up is a compilation of 21 stories and one novella (some previously published, some not) that will disturb and delight.
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Good friends learn a small but important lesson
It was almost winter and Bear was getting sleepy. But first, Bear had a story to tell...
Lives hang in the balance in this gripping Revolutionary War adventure from a beloved Newbery medalist.
Sixth-grader Nate Wright is on top of the world . . . with a little help from his friends His best buddies, Francis and Teddy, stick with Nate through thick and thin--usually thin. They've seen it all.
Your favorite marvelous companions are back! Meet them at the fair in this delightfully droll sequel to the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award-winning Bink and Gollie.
Why is there a great big tree in the house?!?
And why are all these boxes underneath it?
Heywhat is that?!? Where did it come from?
Uh-oh. This isn't good. . . . This isn't good at all!
A newly updated leveled reader including the latest scientific information on dinosaurs, for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with help.
Featuring redesigned jackets, interiors, and up-to-date vocabulary throughout, "DK Readers" now have a fresh new look
Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age appropriate stories in "DK Readers," a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interests while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.
Long before "going green" was mainstream, Dr. Seuss's Lorax spoke for the trees and warned of the dangers of disrespecting the environment. In this cautionary rhyming tale (printed on recycled paper) we learn of the Once-ler, who came across a valley of Truffula Trees and Brown Bar-ba-loots, and how his harvesting of the tufted trees changed the landscape forever.
Tra-la-laaa! Captain Underpants is back in an all-new epic adventure that's the zaniest, funniest, outrageousest, and time-travelingiest yet!
The Duckling asks for a cookie -- and gets one! Do you think the Pigeon is happy about that?
The seventh book in the phenomenal bestselling series.
In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six--who will complete the Prophecy of Seven?
Nikki Maxwell authors an advice column for the school newspaper in this fifth book of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series.
THE SOLE SURVIVORS of a devastating shipwreck, Alec Ramsay and the Black Stallion must learn to rely on each other to survive. As a strong bond develops between them, Alec gains the trust of the magnificent beast and eventually the Black allows Alec to ride. Finally, they are rescued, but will Alec and the Black be allowed to stay together?
Horton is back!
From award-winning author Sharon Draper comes "Out of My Mind, "the story of a brilliant girl who cannot speak or write.
"If there is one book teens and parents (and everyone else) should read this year, Out of My Mind should be it" (Denver Post).
One day three white mice discover three jars of paint--red, blue, and yellow. Both parents and children alike will appreciate this lighthearted presentation of a lesson in color. “Walsh’s cut-paper collage illustrations have bold colors and just the right simplicity for the storyline. A real charmer that’s great fun as well as informative.”--School Library Journal
Remember how the Gingerbread Boy is eaten by the fox? Well, not this Gingerbread Baby in a delicious twist to a favorite old tale.
It all begins when Matti opens the oven too soon and out jumps a cheeky little Gingerbread Bay. He leads Matti's mother and father, the dog and the cat.
This humorous tale of a curious young boy and his single-minded quest for knowledge is a heartfelt and affectionate tribute to librarians everywhere. Full color.
The first book in Jeff Smith's "New York Times" bestselling, award-winning graphic novel series featuring an unlikely hero who must save an idyllic valley from the forces of evil.
Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a talking fox, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a mission.
For use in schools and libraries only. After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids' mom through a door in the basemen