Kathryn Otoshi is an award-winning author/illustrator, best known for her character-building number/color series:
One, Two, and Zero. She is also the co-author of Beautiful Hands, a book about possibilities and reaching for your dreams.
David M. Schwartz is the author of more than fifty children's books that make math and science come alive, including "How Much is a Million?", "G is for Googol", "Q is for Quark", and "If You Hopped Like a Frog". David will visit the Lower Division on Thursday, December 5.
The evil wizard Maldred has stolen the gold and silver keys which will allow him to release the Naga, the powerful earthquake dragon at the center of the earth--so Drake and several of the other Dragon Masters travel to the Naga's Temple in the Dragon Islands, to try and stop Maldred, and prevent him and the earthquake dragon from destroying the kingdom.
A very good egg learns to relax and not be perfect all the time.
Charlotte, twelve, and Ben, eleven, are highly-skilled competitors at online Scrabble and that connection helps both as they face family issues and the turmoil of middle school.
"Offers instructions for interactive activities, crafts, and experiments designed to supplement what young readers learn in school, including creating marshmallow constellations, a lion mosaic, and fizzing balloons"
"With the big game coming up, Mo Jackson, the shortest member of the basketball team, is determined to learn how to pass the ball in time to help his team win."
"Piggie is determined to thank everyone she knows, but Gerald thinks she will forget someone important"
"Prince Bubbles, the prince of New Sealand, comes to Pawston to recieve an award. Everything goes swimmingly well until Rider and the PI pack realize something smells fishy about their royal vistor"
"In his first journal, middle schooler Rowley Jefferson, Greg Heffley's sidekick, records his experiences and misguided decision to write a biography of Greg, who, in his own mind, is destined to become rich and famous"
Offers twenty-two dog-friendly activities that demonstrate different properties of a dog's habits and behavior, including how they move, drink, stay warm, and get clean.
Animals By The Numbers by Steve Jenkins
"Do all the insects in the world weigh more than all the humans? Which animal can survive both boiling water and the vacuum of space? Which animal sleeps more, a python or a bat? Which animal is more dangerous: a shark or a hippopotamus? In "Animals by Numbers," Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more. ...Facts, figures, and comparisons are explained with colorful, easy-to-understand infographics and illustrations"-