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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"-
Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was an engineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants-not to mention being only one of two Chinese in her fifth grade class, the other being Mr. Yao's son, Jason.
Unhappy about being sent to the same summer camp after their fathers start dating, Bett and Avery, eleven, eventually begin scheming to get the couple back together after a break-up. Told entirely through emails.
"Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds--and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his friends and staying true to himself?"
Twelve-year-old Candice Miller is spending the summer in Lambert, South Carolina, in the old house that belonged to her grandmother, who died after being dismissed as city manager for having the city tennis courts dug up looking for buried treasure--but when she finds the letter that sent her grandmother on the treasure hunt, she finds herself caught up in the mystery and, with the help of her new friend and fellow book-worm, Brandon, she sets out to find the inheritance, exonerate her grandmother, and expose an injustice once committed against an African American family in Lambert.
The Flashback Four are coerced by a secret government organization, NOYB, to travel to July 1804 Weehawken, New Jersey, to witness the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.
"Mira lives in a gray and hopeless urban community until a muralist arrives and, along with his paints and brushes, brings color, joy, and togetherness to Mira and her neighbors"
A young caveman named Dave must complete a dangerous rite of passage with his peers.
"When a young girl named Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better and remembers that Mom always says, "Be kind." But what does it mean to be kind? As the child ponders everything from asking a new girl to play to standing up for someone being bullied, this...story explores what kindness is, and how any act, big or small, can make a difference--or at least help a friend"
Thirteen-year-old Teddy Fitzroy and his girlfriend, Summer, investigate when a mountain lion is accused of killing a prized dog outside of FunJungle Wild Animal Park in the Texas Hill Country.
A group of middle school students decide to begin leaving sticky notes f or each other after cell phones are banned, but soon the kids in school are leaving cutting and cruel notes, and nothing will ever be the same.
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