January 13, 2016 | visnawj
On a trip to the snake park with his Uncle Peter, Akimbo has an adventure involving a deadly green mamba snake.
The hand-lettered contents of a nine-year-old girl's notebook, in which she records her thoughts and feelings about moving, starting school, and dealing with her older sister, as well as keeping her old best friend and making a new one.
After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune.
A boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate.
Gavin wants to make a good impression at Carver Elementary, where no one knows he excels at soccer and skateboarding, but an annoying big sister, a bully, and his great aunt's Pomeranian are not helping.
Andrew wants freckles so badly that he buys Sharon's freckle recipe for fifty cents.
When he decides to turn his fifth grade teacher's love of the dictionary around on her, clever Nick Allen invents a new word and begins a chain of events that quickly moves beyond his control.
When seven-year-old Bean plays a mean trick on her sister, she finds unexpected support for her antics from Ivy, the new neighbor, who is less boring than Bean first suspected.
Ralph the mouse ventures out from behind the piney knothole in the wall of his hotel-room home, scrambles up the telephone wire to the end table, and climbs aboard the toy motorcycle left there by a young guest.
After budget cuts threaten the art and music programs at Ella Mentry School, as well as some services, groundskeeper Burke finds gold and "gilver" on the playground, causing a modern-day gold rush.
Spring becomes a memorable time for Miss Mackle's second-grade classroom because of the antics of Horrible Harry and the special insights of shy Song Lee.
26 women who have made impressive contributions to the world -- from a variety of ethnic groups and countries -- are introduced in an A-to-Z listing by first name.
The definitive anthology of children's poetry with beautiful illustrations.
Learn about Joe and Bob Switzer, two brothers who, while experimenting with ultraviolet light and fluorescent paints, invented a new kind of color that glows with an extra-special intensity—Day-Glo.
Presents a variety of jokes and facts, including knock-knocks, tongue twisters, riddles, puns, and traditional question and answer jokes.
A guide to the LEGO's Minifigures world showcases a diverse cast of characters inspired by history, mythology, sports, and pop culture, from the Musketeers to the Minotaur, in a reference that invites readers to complete their collections.
Provides twenty-five rubber band loom projects for creating such small toy creations as a superhero, robot, duck, Medusa, and crab.
Follow Senator Kennedy and his dog, Splash, through a busy day in Washington, D.C. for an exciting, behind-the-scenes look at the life of one of the most energetic figures in American politics -- and his equally famous owner.
What might a kid’s life be like in the year 2030? Inspired by trends and scientific research, this book offers a look at possible future gadgets (like self-driving cars and talking dog collars) as well as at how a changing environment might affect our lives.
Describes the history of the Statue of Liberty, including its origins as a gift from France and its construction, and explores the landmark's enduring symbolism of freedom, democracy, and friendship.
Presents the various types of defenses mechanisms used by animals, including the bone spikes of the African hairy frog, the deadly poison of the blue-spotted N. taracua termite, and the hammer-like punch of the peacock mantis shrimp.
Provides information on the training, traditions, and life of knights during the Middle Ages for a young boy who thinks that that is what he wants to be.