February 16, 2016 | jonesw
Interested in reading a story that takes place in a different time period? Try checking out one of these historic tales. Books are suggested for Third Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.
The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie to Washington D.C. in the 1860s where they meet Abraham Lincoln and collect a feather that will help break a magic spell.
The adventures of five sisters growing up in a Jewish family in New York in the early twentieth century.
Eight-year-old Henry and nine-year-old Chin love to read about heroes in popular "penny dreadful" novels, until they both witness real courage while trying to survive the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
January 26, 2016 | jonesw
Looking for action, adventure, or survival? Try checking out one of these daring tales. Books are suggested for Third Grade, but remember that each Reader is different, and might find something interesting at another level.
A boring homework assignment involving knot tying proves invaluable when the student pirates help Captain Stinky Beard foil an attack by a rival pirate ship.
"Jack and Annie travel back in time to 1925 Nome, Alaska, where they meet Balto, the famous sled dog, and help save the town from illness"--.
Ninja of Earth, Cole, and Zane the titanium ninja help the other captured Elemental Masters break out of Chen's palace, where they've been stripped of their powers and have been forced to work in a noodle factory.
January 26, 2016 | visnawj
Third-grader Katie Carew gains insight into the thinking of the class bully when she is magically transformed into a hamster--an animal the bully fears.
Over the summer, Andrea and A.J. are sent to Camp Ockatollyquay, a camp to get kids ready for school! But not to worry—Andrea and A.J. rally the Ella Mentry School gang to end their summer on a note they'll never forget.
Beezus' biggest problem was her 4 year old sister Ramona. Even though Beezus knew sisters were supposed to love each other, with a sister like Ramona, it seemed impossible.
Is the strange new cookie chef at the ice rink really the Bride of Frankenstein? .
January 19, 2016 | visnawj
When a cheetah exhibit opens at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., Princess Diana (alias Wonder Woman) arrives to witness the event. When the rare cats suddenly escape, it's up to Diana to capture the cats and figure out why they are behaving strangely.
After helping Green Lantern Hal Jordan against the Manhunters, members of the Blue Lantern Corps want him to give up his green ring and join the Blue Lanterns...or suffer the consequences.
When Gotham City's greatest super-villains escape from Arkham Asylum, Batman must quickly capture the rogues. He gets some extra help from a his biggest, little fan ― the Bat-Mite, a mischievous imp from another dimension.
Superheroes Gordon Blue and his brother Benny must rescue an opera star from the evil Dr. Screech before he turns her super high voice into a supersonic weapon.
January 14, 2016 | visnawj
Aric the alien returns to Earth to help Richard Bickerstaff save the world from an invasion of Dwilbs, pollution-loving aliens who want to turn the planet into a toxic theme park.
When Nalu, the Prince of the Merpeople, is kidnapped by Laverna's henchmen, Elina and Nori must try to save Nalu before the henchmen poison the waters of Mermaidia.
In 1965, a year after Arianne thinks she sees a shooting star land in the fields surrounding her family's horse farm, a baby centaur is born and the family, already under scrutiny because Arianne's six-year-old brother has birth defects, struggles to keep the colt a secret.
When Jessies searches for her ill grandmother's missing charm bracelet, she is led to a magical world and finds she has a reason and right to be there.
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.
August 18, 2008 | cpl_admin