After twelve-year-old Ellis's big break turns into his most embarrassing moment ever and his relationship with his dad and their cookie store starts to change, Ellis hatches plans to get his life back on track.
"In Dogtown, a shelter for unwanted canine and robot dogs, an extraordinary bond develops between Chance, a longing three-legged dog, Metalhead, an empathetic robot, and Mouse, their friendly ally, as they strive to find forever homes."--
With wit and gorgeous art, New York Times best-selling author Eoin Colfer and multi-award-winning illustrator
P.J. Lynch team up again for a quest story of knights, dark magic, and a maiden with powers of her own.
Studious Prince Lir is next in line to become the Wolfhound King, but he can't ride a horse, lift a sword, or
summon the fabled wolfhounds. So his stepmother decrees that her own son will inherit the crown instead,
sending Lir away on...
"Fiona, Marlin, Natasha, and Charlie McCready have been adopted by their unlikely guardian, Al, and finally settled into their new home on Pine Island in British Columbia. Then they receive a letter from Mrs. Witherspoon who took care of them after their parents died telling them that she is coming to visit for three months--an inordinate amount of time for a houseguest. Accommodating a fifth person in the tiny house is hard enough, but to their horror,...
Elle Campbell is a non-binary seventh-grader who is excited their hero non-binary star Nuri Grena is coming to their town for a book signing--it was Nuri's story that inspired Elle to declare themselves and they are not about to let detention stop them and their friends from meeting Nuri.
"In a big abandoned house, on a barren hill, lives a skull. A brave girl named Otilla has escaped from terrible danger and run away, and when she finds herself lost in the dark forest, the lonely house beckons. Her host, the skull, is afraid of something too, something that comes every night. Can brave Otilla save them both?"--Provided by publisher.
Fifth grader Benny wants to focus on not flunking out of fifth grade, but he must also cope with his complicated home life with newly divorced parents, a mother who moves away, and a father with terminal lung cancer.
"When Bella wins a poster-making contest at the animal shelter, she gets to be queen of the "Adopt-an-Animal" parade. That can only mean one thing... Bub the pug is her prince! But Bub has no idea what a prince does. Can he figure it out in time to help Bella be the best queen she can be?"--
"Lucy Usthorn of Fort Worth, Texas, is super excited for her class trip to the Natural History Museum. Sure, Ms.Brock, the strict school librarian who happens to be dating Lucy's dad (awkward) is chaperoning. But it'll still be the fest day, right? Wrong! Lucy watches in shock and humiliation as her dad proposes to Ms. Brock. Lucy is distraught. If only she could do this day over from scratch... Enter the magic bracelet. It arrives in the mail, with...
Eleven-year-old Zenith journeys into a bizarre, macabre world within a mysterious bag where he struggles to save his older sister from a living hairball and survive a trio of bloodthirsty mouths, a sentient sawdust-stuffed giant, and other horrors.
"When Evie Von Rathe discovers that the ghosts in Blight Harbor are disappearing, she teams up with a young ghost named Lark and ventures into the Dark Sun Side, where she unravels a personal mystery and battles with shadow creatures to reach the Nighthouse and release the trapped souls."--
"Chloe loves musicals and is desperate to go on the class trip to Broadway, but since her mother died money has been tight, and her father's zany inventions are not selling--so with the help of her best friend Sabrina Chloe comes up with a way to make some money by making and selling boba tea."--
"When her stepfather leaves and her family loses their home to fire, twelve-year-old Chinese-American Monica, or Mo, struggles with anxiety, but the chance to hunt an elephant ghost--and the promise of a new friend--help convince her to live a little more dangerously."--