In this joyful celebration of the months of the year, experience a world of colour, wonder and silliness through the eyes of a young child. July is for swimming upside down, September is for crunchy piles of leaves and December is for a kingdom all in white. Experience a whole year of play and merriment! This title is also available in French as La ronde des mois. A slice of Alligator Pie — sized for little ones!
One of the best-loved Canadian poems of all time, Dennis Lee's timeless rhyme is now paired with whimsical artwork by Sandy Nichols, winner of a nationwide competition to find the perfect illustrator for this iconic poem. After a family friend comes into her bedroom one night, year-old Jewel — who now understands why her sister ran away — is on the run.
When his girlfriend disappears, Tony Shepherd joins forces with troublemaker Charlie Wolfe to find out what happened. But Charlie's investigations aren't always legal, so when another missing girl is found dead, Tony learns that doing right sometimes means doing wrong. Together, they must find a ruthless killer and stop him before someone else dies. Shepherd and Wolfe. They're definitely not the Hardy Boys. The town of Glory is famous for seedy businesses and suicides along the Indigo River.
Marsden, desperate to escape her predestined fate, needs money and ends up skimming the bodies that appear along the Indigo. There she meets Jude and, as they grow closer, the two unearth secrets that could allow them to move forward… or chain them to the Indigo forever. Most of all, Charlotte is exposed to new ideas, and in Ghana, this is both exciting and dangerous.
When the Ghanaian government is overthrown in the middle of her freshman year, Charlotte quickly learns that politics and power are a treacherous game. For centuries, the human brain has been a mystery. Scientists have only started to unravel its secrets, and there is still much we don't understand.
Joey Cornell collected everything — anything that sparked his imagination or delighted his eye. His collection grew and grew until he realized that certain pieces just looked right together. To the delight of his family, he assembled his doodads to produce wonderful, magical creations out of once-ordinary objects.
Based on the childhood of artist and sculptor Joseph Cornell. From Just Grace and Fashion Kitty author Charise Mericle Harper comes the first volume in a funny and charming new graphic-novel trilogy for elementary-age readers about a little girl who can craft her way out of any situation.
Each volume includes fun and simple instructions for do-it-yourself crafting activities. Get your paws ready for crafty time! As a girl, Amelia Earhart aspired to a future that would take her beyond the problems of her younger years as well as the restrictions imposed on her because she was female. Celebrated for her long-distance flights, her disappearance during an around-the-world flight in remains an unsolved mystery.
Each primary-source artifact offers the reader significant clues to the civilization's technologies, cultural traditions, foods and conflicts. This awesome book explores the culture and achievements of ancient Egypt through the examination of artifacts that have survived through the centuries. Each artifact offers the reader significant clues to the civilization's technologies, cultural traditions, foods and conflicts. The ancient Mayan civilization thrived in Mesoamerica, and the Mayans are famous for their calendar, which followed the solar year. This exciting book explores the culture and achievements of the ancient Maya through the examination of artifacts that have survived through the centuries.
Fifteen-year-old Jim believes that war is a glorious adventure and he cannot wait to fight. But what Jim discovers in the trenches dispels any romantic view of the war, and his longing for adventure is replaced by the need to survive. The final tragic outcome is one he never could have imagined. He puts on his boots and his coat, pulls on his goggles and heads out for an adventure. He splashes in puddles and gets tickled by worms. How is he going to fix his mess? She presses one button, then another, until the plane takes off. Now available as a board book, this Munsch classic was originally published as an Annikin in , and as a picture book in When Angela's father gets lost at the airport, she looks for him everywhere.
Angela looks under planes, on top of planes and beside planes… then she looks inside a plane. Luckily, she finds the button for the control tower! Can Angela bring the plane back down? To Angus, shiny objects not only look beautiful, they also crackle, buzz and go whiz-bang-POP! His unique ability is lost, however, when Angus wears his grandma's beaded necklace to school, and his classmates tease him. Saddened by their laughter, Angus stops hearing the sparkle.
But a kind gesture from a friend helps to restore his sparkle. What are two things that small children love? Animals and big machines, of course.
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In this energetic board book, the two are combined, along with a single word, to show how the actions of seven animals mirror those of seven mighty machines. A small elf-like creature appears on every spread, giving toddlers something else to discover. Originally published as a picture book in Highlighting the work of the Toronto Wildlife Centre TWC , this book describes how wild animals are rehabilitated after being rescued from perilous situations. True stories demonstrate the efforts of the trained professionals who rescue, treat, rehabilitate and release orphaned, sick or injured animals.
Readers learn about the wild animals that they may encounter and get tips on how to protect and support urban wildlife. In an engaging question-and-answer style, children are introduced to playful activities that they share with other animals, such as playing tag gazelles , blowing bubbles grey tree frogs and dancing honeybees. What seems like playtime for the animals is actually the way they forage for food, build strength or care for their young.
A fun and educational introduction to animal behaviour. In this newest title, youngsters learn how bowheads raise their babies, where they live, what they eat and other interesting information, like how they can eat when they don't have any teeth! Mixing fun-filled animal facts for young readers with detailed illustrations, Animals Illustrated is a charming non-fiction series focusing on Arctic animals. Children learn how muskoxen raise their young, how they protect themselves from predators, what they eat and how they forage, and the adaptations they exhibit that allow them to live in colder habitats than many other animals!
In this title, children will learn how polar bears raise their cubs, what they eat and how they hunt, where they can be found and other interesting information, like the fact that polar bears actually have transparent fur and black skin! Learn how walruses raise their young in the cold Arctic ocean, what they eat and where they can be found, along with other interesting information, like the fascinating uses for their tusks.
This book was created by a variety of Coast Salish artists who have been generous in sharing their culture, art and insights on their unique relationships with the natural and supernatural world. Stranded in the rain, the animals are all too happy to board a boat two by two. At first, the animals find ways to amuse themselves like playing leapfrog and hide-and-seek.
Will the rain ever stop? This title is also available in French as L'arche des animaux. Going to the art gallery is boring for Anna — everything is old and there are so many rules — until she gets to peek inside a mysterious, secret workshop. Filled with representations of many famous and not-so-famous paintings, this picture book is a celebration of how art can capture the imagination.
Then wild, brash and outspoken Anne crashes into his life. Anne is all he thinks about, desire consuming him. Henry will do anything to be with her, but will their romance destroy them both? Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert wanted to adopt a boy to help on the farm; instead they get brash, redheaded Anne, who has always dreamed of finding a real home. Could Green Gables be it? Marilla and nosy neighbour Mrs. Lynde are not so sure Anne belongs. Anne must prove what she knows in her heart — that Green Gables is her true home. Annie and her big brother, Simon, are mostly good friends, but even friends disagree sometimes.
Now this offbeat duo return for a third warm and gently funny early chapter book featuring three short stories. Annie and Simon highlight the best parts of being siblings and are a testament to the fact that there isn't just one formula for the perfect family. Princess Misty of Beldora is captured by Lord Badlug, the ruler of Grimoire, who intends to marry her and conquer Beldora. Misty is determined not to be another damsel in distress… she is going to be the hero of this story! None of the other foxes share Marco's curiosity.
So, when a magnificent ship adorned with antlers arrives at the dock looking for a crew, Marco volunteers, hoping to find other inquisitive foxes and answers to his questions about the world. The motley crew finds adventure, peril and possibility on their journey — and Marco discovers that finding friends is more important than finding answers!
This accessible title helps kids understand anxiety and offers practical ideas for coping. Filled with information, quizzes, definitions and helpful hints, this book helps young people identify and deal with the different ways that anxiety is expressed, from phobias to panic attacks, in settings as diverse as home, the schoolyard and the mall. Strategies for kids coping with anxiety are included.
When she has a fictional encounter with some very curious children, they end up collaborating on a fantastical story within a story. Here is a world where kids can become part of the story and let their imaginations run wild… and maybe they will be inspired to create stories of their own.
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Jaden and Cali live in different cities, but they connect online almost every day, playing their favourite game, Cross Ups. Cali is unhappy and she keeps changing her gamer tag. What is she trying to hide? Ara loves BIG numbers. She wants to count all the stars in the sky In this STEM adventure, Ara and her sidekick droid, DeeDee, use smarts and grit to solve a BIG problem and discover an amazing algorithm of success — coding, courage, creativity and collaboration!
When their dad died, Justine became caregiver for her autistic brother, who has now been accepted into a group home. Before he moves in, the twins want to create the perfect memory. Each spread has a clue, and kids will see hints of her scattered throughout the pages. A winsome armadillo goes to Paris, accompanied by his grandfather's journals, to meet the Iron Lady. But who is she? Each spread has a clue, and readers will see hints of her scattered throughout the book.
Sixteen-year-old Sloane is given an incredible opportunity — the chance for a film school scholarship. Then she discovers a bald spot on her head and is diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that has no cure and no definitive outcome. Determined to produce her video and keep her condition secret, Sloane is forced to make the most difficult choice of her life. Politics is more than just adults governing society and making laws; politics is how we make decisions. How we get along. And it is influenced by all people — even you! Readers will come away equipped with the knowledge they need to understand current events and elections, and maybe even be empowered to civic action themselves!
But the more art she sees, the more mixed-up she gets When Finley, Olivia and Henry make some art-rageous portraits of each other, they discover the power of art! Finley makes her mark in a Fin-tastic way. During his life, Vincent van Gogh was mocked for being different. Children and adults alike called him names and laughed at him. Nobody bought his art.
But he kept painting. Arto has lived his whole life in the cold North. When his family prepares to spend a year in the South, Arto is not happy. He wears his woolly clothes in the desert, pretending he never left the North. But when Arto makes a new friend, he slowly sheds his layers and discovers that it's not so bad to adapt to your surroundings.
Outdoor art, from Halloween decorations to a fish display strung up at the school, starts disappearing from all over the neighbourhood! Since Attila hated working on those fish for his community service, everyone thinks he is behind it. Wherever Christopher Rowe goes, adventure — and murder — follows. Even a chance to meet King Charles ends in a brush with an assassin!
When Christopher discovers the attacker's true target, he and his friends are ordered to Paris to investigate an ancient curse on the French throne. Now Christopher, Tom and Sally are in a race to find a hidden treasure — before someone else is murdered! Will has what it takes to become a classical violinist, so when given the chance to take part in a prestigious summer program, he seizes the opportunity. But Will is unprepared for performing in public and he has all the symptoms of performance anxiety — sweating, shaking and heart-pounding panic.
What happens when the one thing you need to achieve your dreams is something you find utterly terrifying? Maddie and Ivan have been friends forever. Should she tell someone and get help? What does betrayal look like when your best friend is in trouble? Count goldfish as they swim about the tranquil pond. Watch as sunlight moves across the water.
Spot a water lily blossoming, frogs and water striders hopping through, a heron flying by. With a simple text and rich, lifelike paintings, Werner Zimmermann has created a peaceful meditation on nature and a unique and beautiful world for all readers to enjoy. From Atlantic puffin to zooplankton, this board book includes lots of interesting Atlantic Canadian animals like the lobster, brown bat, moon jellyfish, porcupine and more! This book is your passport to a world of hidden possibilities! Audrey is a cow with poetry in her blood who yearns for adventure.
When she discovers that she is headed for the slaughterhouse, Audrey must leave her home and friends sooner than she ever imagined. Cleverly written as an oral account, this unique illustrated tale of an animal on the run is full of heart and humour. A touching and insightful story. Covering his childhood in Arizona to first overall draft pick for the Toronto Maple Leafs, this exciting book helps readers find out how the hockey player has skated his way to stardom. Iranian-American Daria Esfandyar is proud of her heritage. She and her friends think of themselves as the "realest" kids in school.
But when Daria learns something shocking about her past, she starts on a journey of self-discovery. It seems everyone is keeping secrets. As everything in her life starts spinning out of control, can she figure out how to stay true to herself? Twelve-year-old twins Ashley and Ryan are skiing with their parents in Wyoming when there is a ground-shaking rumble and unstable snow rushes downhill, burying them in icy whiteness. An avalanche! It will take all their knowledge and grit to survive!
Stay calm. Stay smart. Real-life avalanche and wilderness survival tips are included. Avis Dolphin is sailing to England on the Lusitania. War is raging in Europe, and German U-boats are a real threat. Avis meets a kindly professor whose story of a magical island helps her face an uncertain future.
Not knowing what to do, she encounters many animals who want to help. Celebrating the revitalization of Cree dialects and traditional methods of storytelling, the book includes a pronunciation guide and the recipe for bannock. Love shines through in the scribbled sticky notes they leave each other. Neither Matt nor Free ever imagined they would be playing American football in Paris with a team from a poverty-stricken suburb called Villeneuve.
And Free just wants to play football and forget Texas. The fearsome witch of folklore needs an assistant, and brave Masha needs an adventure. Now, to earn her place, Masha must pass a series of tricky tests… Russian folklore icon Baba Yaga mentors a lonely teen in a wry graphic novel that balances gleefully between the modern and the timeless. Caillou has finished his bath and is getting ready for bed. Young children can help Caillou by looking under the flaps to find his pajamas, his favourite book and his teddy bear, along with a few surprises!
A fun and sturdy book for toddlers. This CD is a celebration of 20 years of making beautiful music for children. Reid-Naiman has gathered the best of her songs, rhymes, tickles, knee joggles, dances and lullabies for babies and put them together on one classic CD. Lindy has been working hard cleaning and doing odd jobs around the neighbourhood to earn money for a school trip to the Arctic.
When an elderly client pays her a larger amount of money than normal, Lindy keeps it to pay the early-bird rate for her trip. But then a schoolmate learns what she did and starts blackmailing her, forcing Lindy to make a hard choice. This documentary, investigating a perceived threat in the rural Maritimes following a fatal coyote attack, could be used in a high school setting to convey how the expanding human population is encroaching on animal territory. Locals react to the attack by concluding that a new super species is infiltrating their communities: part coyote and part wolf.
But is there any truth to this suspicion? From Cleopatra to Coco Chanel and Marlene Dietrich to Madonna, female style rebels have used clothes to shake things up and break the rules. With an energetic, appealing writing style, Croll demonstrates how through the ages, women — often without other means of power — have used fashion as a tool, and how their influence continues to shape the way women present themselves today.
Once there was a bad mood and a stick. The stick appeared when a tree dropped it. Where did the bad mood come from? Who picked up the stick? And where is the bad mood off to now? You never know what is going to happen… sometimes it takes a bad mood to make everything right! Twelve-year-old Cody loves basketball, but his shaky self-confidence is undermined by a much better-off player who targets him. The newbie seems to take an interest in Cody on the court, but his "helpful" hints are undermining Cody's performance. To play better, Cody has to come to grips with the bullying, become more self-reliant and take advantage of his skills playing the sport.
Bagels are the best thing about Sundays. But their weekly tradition is disrupted when a tumble on his tuches means Zaida is housebound — and bagel-less! Will they all be hungry for bagels on Sunday? Is there something Eli can do? The Bernsteins are heading off on a cruise without the family pets. When Bagels sneaks aboard the ship, Josh and his little sister, Becky, must keep him a secret! But then an onboard mystery begins to unfold, involving two potential spies and a mysterious woman with a secret envelope.
Can Bagels help crack the case? Look out, Bagels is back! The Bernstein family vacation to Sasquatch Lake is off to a rocky start with no TV and a leaky cabin roof. Josh keeps seeing a hairy figure lurking in the woods, and even Bagels is nervous. And are Sasquatches real? Prepared in conjunction with Canada's National Ballet School, this is an inspiring resource for boys and girls interested in ballet.
So when the entire family, except Balthazar, disappears, the only Fabuloso without real magic must find them. Balthazar teams up with a long-lost lunatic uncle and the loathsome Pagan Fistula against a force so evil that even powerful magicians cower before it. What hope does a ragtag crew of misfits have? Follow along as a fictional researcher observes and makes journal entries about their field trip through the Shunan Bamboo Forest ecosystem.
Outstanding photographs highlight the animals, plants and people that inhabit China's oldest bamboo forest. Simple graphs show facts about the forest, and the final report describes efforts being made to preserve it. Separated from his family when they are forced to flee their home in Burundi, young Deo lives alone in a refugee camp in Tanzania.
Resources are scarce and gangs steal what they can. One gang leader has begun targeting Deo, who finds comfort in making a banana-leaf ball. When a coach arrives and organizes a soccer game, everything begins to change. Pip craves adventure and the chance to right the injustice he sees all around him — just like his hero, Robin Hood. An offer to go to the Bradford Fair allows him to escape his dull life for a few days. Can Pip and his Band of Merry Kids save the day? The massive volume of information available today makes clarity a key component of data literacy, and visual representations of data are the clearest and quickest way to share information.
Using engaging activities and relevant, real-life examples, this book teaches young readers how to organize and clearly present data using bar graphs, and explains how to interpret data in this form. Meet Barnaby, an unforgettable bunny with a few blind spots! Barnaby has an excellent memory.
He remembers to brush his teeth and he always remembers when it's ice-cream night. So how could he forget something so important? As Barnaby finds out, sometimes the thing that's slipped your mind is right under your nose or right above it. Jim Webb and his grandfather are supposed to be on vacation, fishing for barracuda in the Florida Keys. But with a deathbed request for help, a generations-old crime and attempted murder, everything changes.
Webb discovers that what lurks in the shallow waters of the Keys is much more dangerous than a slashing game fish. And along the way, he learns an important truth about himself and his own past. There is so much more to baseball than throwing, hitting, running and catching. Behind the game is a wealth of science, folklore, mathematics, psychology and fascinating, little-known facts.
This entertaining, informative and highly visual book gives young baseball fans a front-row seat to colourful details, surprising insights and new discoveries in baseball knowledge. Die-hard fans and casual spectators alike will want to get their hands on this book of fascinating basketball facts. Find out about the origins of basketball, how much players are paid, the evolution of the basketball shoe and the secret for hitting a perfect shot. Lots of humorous illustrations and a fun trivia quiz make this book a slam dunk.
In this engaging and informative title, animal activist and biologist Rob Laidlaw sheds light on these famously shadowy mammals, from their habits and habitats to their importance for maintaining biodiversity, and the conservation efforts being made to protect them. Nathan loves animals and longs for a pet. When he discovers seven orphaned baby squirrels in his backyard, he is keen to help them. With assistance from Batcat, a neighbourhood stray cat, Nathan learns to care for the squirrels.
But all babies must leave the nest eventually. Will Nathan finally find a pet to call his own? This board book features full-colour photos of animals with a two-word description underneath. At the end, a child is shown having a bath, with the question "How do you take a bath? Cricket McKay and her best friend, Shilo, are enjoying the last few weeks of summer vacation at Grandpa McKay's farm when they make a disturbing discovery — dead bats!
The girls learn that the migrating bats are flying into the blades of the new wind turbines. Now they need to figure out how to get the power company's attention and save the bats! In this action-packed third instalment of the MetaWars series, the Uploaded have crossed into the real world. Now the fight for control of the Metasphere and the off-line world has become a savage battle between the virtual and the real. Jonah, on a mission to save the Metasphere, faces an even more complicated future — and must make a terrible choice about his own uploaded father.
But the war rages on, and the three young men find themselves reunited at the notorious Libby prison in Virginia. Nate is a guard, Sunday is a slave, and Walt is a prisoner. Can these three battle-scarred soldiers hope for anything more than survival? A vibrant health and creativity magazine set in a bustling city in outer space and filled with short stories, comics, recipes, puzzles, crafts, jokes, interviews, sports, true stories, fun facts, prizes and more!
Specializing in publishing youth work, the magazine focuses on nutrition, personal care, healthy lifestyles, character development, eco education — all in an imaginative and zany style! Can anything eat prickly sea urchins? Can dead jellyfish still sting you? Why does water squirt up when you walk along the beach? Biologist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these and many more questions in this illustrated guide to solving beach mysteries.
An entertaining and enlightening look at life by the ocean, perfect for beachcombers of any age. How do bedbugs get into your home? Why are some grey squirrels black? Does goldenrod cause hay fever? Naturalist Peggy Kochanoff answers these questions and more in this illustrated guide to solving nature mysteries in the city.
From ever-present dandelions to waves of starlings and clever coyotes, readers will be amazed at what nature they can find in the city. Historians are like detectives, looking for clues in primary sources in order to better understand the past. Diaries and letters give a first-hand account of life in a specific time and place. Readers take on the role of historical detectives as they examine letters and diaries as primary sources and discover how to use them to study the past.
This fun book gives an exciting overview of the rules, positions, strategies and equipment in football. Dynamic photographs and step-by-step instructions provide tips on passing, receiving, rushing and defending, as well as helpful pointers for playing most positions on the field. Nutrition and the importance of fair play and teamwork are also included. Why do owls hunt at night? Why do coyotes howl?
Naturalist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers intriguing questions about the natural world at night in this informative illustrated guide. From how fireflies give off light and why some flowers only bloom at night, to why the moon changes shape, Kochanoff encourages kids to become nighttime detectives and explore their world after dark. Photographs show historians how things looked in the past. Readers take on the role of historical detectives as they examine photographs as primary sources and discover how they can be used to study the past.
Do dragonflies bite? What is the difference between a frog and a toad? Are leeches dangerous? Naturalist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these questions and more in this illustrated guide to solving pond mysteries, taking young readers on an entertaining and enlightening tour of life in and around a freshwater pond.
Discover the answers to fascinating nature mysteries! Readers take on the role of historical detectives as they examine speeches as primary sources and discover how they can be used to study the past. In this inviting book, young readers discover ways to practise democratic principles in their schools and classrooms. Accessible, child-centred examples demonstrate key skills and practices, including active listening, consensus building and voting procedures. Good citizens take an active role in making their communities better places to live.
This motivating book provides several practical examples of ways young readers can demonstrate that they care about their communities. From helping to care for community gardens to participating in neighbourhood clean-up events, readers will learn the value of becoming active citizens where they live. Artifacts are objects people in the past made, used and left behind. Readers take on the role of historical detectives as they learn about artifacts as primary sources and discover how they can be used to study the past. Caring for Earth is everyone's job!
Readers will discover ways they can have a positive impact on the environment, including planting trees and eating locally grown food, as well as "pre-cycling" and protecting animal habitats. Children will learn to take personal responsibility for environmental stewardship and discover how to be effective problem solvers when it comes to protecting the planet.
In this innovative title, young readers learn what it means to be a citizen of the global community. Children will learn about different needs around the world, from water wells in Africa to global disaster relief, and discover their own abilities to make the world a better place.
This empowering title will help readers discover how to create positive changes in their communities. Accessible text and examples prompt children to learn what it means to be a citizen of a community and to explore ways to act for the common good. Ideas include creating artwork for a local retirement facility and donating old books to a library or reading program. This motivating title inspires young readers to brainstorm different ways to use their interests, talents and skills to enrich their school environments. From starting a welcome club for new students to organizing litterless lunch days, there are countless ways kids can promote positive change at their schools.
Narrated by Teddy, this poignant and beautifully illustrated book is the companion to A Bear in War. Bear loves his forest home, but he gets lonely. He decides to have a winter party to make friends with the other forest creatures. He decorates his den and bakes delicious treats, but Bear worries that his forest neighbours may be too frightened to come. Just when he is about to give up hope, Bear spots Deer peeking out from behind a tree. Beavers may not be as majestic as a lion or as ferocious as a shark, but never underestimate these wetland warriors!
The first book in a new Superhero Field Guide series, this title is an informative, laugh-out-loud look at a keystone species and animal hero — the humble beaver. Perfect for readers who like their facts served with a large dose of humour. Meet some remarkable girls from all over the world. The stories of their lives can be difficult to imagine.
They describe the barriers and dangers that they, and millions of other girls, face daily. Despite the hardships they must overcome, these girls have hope for the future and strive to make their lives and those of their families and communities better. Lull your little one to sleep while counting the animals also nestling in for the night. Frankie is a little bear who goes to sleep each night with a ball of yarn unravelling in his paws and listening to the sound of his mother's knitting needles.
Frankie dreams in all the colours of yarn until his mother's knitted surprise is ready… a blanket which, like a magic carpet, will always bring him home no matter how far he goes in his dreams. Is it possible to live forever? People have been trying to figure out a way to escape mortality since, well, forever. This intriguing book takes readers on a fast-paced tour of some wacky and wise methods humans have used to try prolonging their lives — from ancient immortality elixirs and quests for a fountain of youth to modern-day research into cryogenics and robotics.
Buckle up for true stories of the chiefs, strongmen and outlaws who kept the peace! On the barren plains of Below, a teenage boy named Hokk lives in exile. Overhead, on the floating islands of Above, Elia is enslaved in endless drudgery. Desperate to return to their lost homes, they are propelled toward a centuries-old battle for the very earth and sky around them.
That is, until he discovers they have a dog. Ben is afraid of dogs… dogs are all teeth and jaws. Then it turns out the dog is scared of things, too! Can Ben overcome his fears to make a new kind of friend? He hunts for his food left on a plate by Mom and Dad and communicates in grunts. In his cave, Ben can imagine a world where friends control their own destinies and distance is no obstacle. Since her traumatic brain injury, Madeline has grown apart from her twin sister.
Her Best Buddy Justin is coping with troubles at school and his mother's depression since the death of his autistic sister. Bera is a solitary, humble troll, tending her island pumpkin patch in cheerful isolation, when trouble finds her. A human baby appears in the realm of the trolls, and nobody knows where it came from, but Bera seems to be the only one who doesn't want it dead.
Bera finds herself on a quest to take the sweet baby home. A touching story about an imaginative boy who prefers to play alone but is never lonely, although he admits being different can be difficult. His best friend is a massive old oak tree he has named Bertolt. When Bertolt dies one winter, the boy honours his tree in the best way possible.
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A Deadly Curiosities Collection. A Deadly Sins Novel. A Deadly Thriller. A Deadtown Novel. A Deal with a Devil. A Dearest Dorothy Partonville Novel. A Death by Chocolate Mystery. A Death Gate Novel. A Death in Paradise Mystery. A Death in the Dordogne Mystery. A Death on Demand Mysteries. A Deborah Jones investigative thriller.
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A Dragon Lore Series. A Dragon Realm Story. A Dragon Shifter Romance. A Dragon Spirit Novel. A Dragon's Guide. A Dragon's Guide to Destiny. A Dreadful Mystery. A Dream Come True. A Dream Walkers Novel. A Dreamer's Knight. A Dreamscapes Novel. A Dreamwalker Mystery.
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A Duck, Duck, Porcupine Book. A Duff MacCallister Western. A Duke for All Seasons. A Dulcie Schwartz Cat Mystery. A Dvorska and Dambersky Mystery. A Dwight Manning Adventure.
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One Touch from the Maker. Then it exploded. Would the ex-Marine face life as a paraplegic? Darkness on the Edge of Town. These days, they play on their smartphones. But with more freedom comes greater danger.
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This is the message of J. Laura Cardinal, a detective with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, troubleshoots homicide investigations in small towns where resources are scarce. But why is she plagued by the abduction of a schoolmate eighteen years earlier? In a runaway case that propels Laura from a lavish Tucson estate to the secretive heart of a north Florida town, she must confront the ghosts of her own past. Then another child goes missing—and Laura must race the clock to find her.
Chip Hitler and His Pissy Fit. TNT was a superhero with a selfless agenda: helping humanity. When certain members of the human race evolved into super beings, TNT embraced his god-like powers and tried hard to be one of the good guys. Unfortunately, his change also altered his appearance, making him look and sound exactly like Adolph Hitler, except taller!
But Chip Hitler has escaped, and he wants vengeance on a world that has forced him into evil madness. Now, a team of metas formed from the dregs of the hero community have banded together as The Alpha Dogs of Righteousness! The Last Killiney. The Last Killiney is about how Paul and Ravenna, flirting and arguing every step of the way, attempt to get back to their own time. History has foretold Paul will be killed by the First Nations people of Canada, while Ravenna will wed her own rakish, infatuated cousin.
The fight against these two events is at the heart of the story. It encompasses not just the loss of her innocence, but her discovery and understanding of love in all its forms—good, bad, and unrequited. Fifty Reasons to Elop: Tips from a Bridezilla. She is getting married. A Bridezilla. Set in Massachusetts, this hilarious, fictional guide is full of tips and quips will ring true with most women who have ever planned a wedding or who have known a bridezilla.
Can Sheila cope with her mother dating, deal with her obnoxious relatives, neglectful friends and plan her ideal wedding? Trail of Thread. Taste the dust of the road and feel the wind in your face as you travel with a Kentucky family by wagon trail to the new territory of Kansas in Find out what it was like for the thousands of families who made the cross-country journey into the unknown. In this first book of the Trail of Thread series in the form of letters she wrote on the journey, Deborah Pieratt describes the scenery, the everyday events on the trail, and the task of taking care of her family.
Stories of humor and despair, along with her ongoing remarks about camping, cooking, and quilting, make you feel as if you pulled up stakes and are traveling with the Pieratts, too. But hints of the brewing trouble ahead plagued them along the way as people questions their motive for settling in the new territory. Would the Pieratts vote for or against legal slavery in the new state? This series is based on author Linda K. Besides the history of the times, Hubalek weaves quilting facts and quilt pattern sketches in her book series.
Anya Michaels is having the time of her life. She has the man of her dreams by her side. She has graduated at the top of her class. She has the job that so many others were lining up for. Between late night drinks at her favourite bar, fancy dinners at some of the most expensive restaurants, she has a string of friends who adore her. At the very same time, she gets dumped. Her four year relationship is now nothing but a memory filled with pictures, thoughts and a very broken heart. Her job becomes an even further challenge as she tries to hide her condition from them. Her friends suddenly have more important things to do, what is a party without a party girl?
Perfect could not crumble any faster. Soon, caught between situations, people and pieces of life that she is never dreamed of planning for herself, Anya begins to wonder if her brain condition is all that bad. As she absorbs the changes in her life and realisation sets in, she begins to wonder if she is the only one saying — Excuse Me, My Brains Have Stepped Out or are there others with the similar issues?
Tony Boccaccio is after a bag of cash that he believes is his. Max Burke thinks otherwise and has hired two couriers to take the money to California. Mickey Soto is a commercial pilot hauling freight and instructing students from a small, Florida airport. Tony hires Mickey and his airplane to go after the couriers.
Arms of an Angel. Cross Roads. Benjamin Cross is forced into a journey from an old to new life when he loses his prestigious job. He goes into hiding at his favorite town in Wind River, Idaho, and plans to spend a few months fishing before looking for his next job. But upon his arrival, he finds his longtime friends have fallen vulnerable to the foreclosure of their bar. He vows to help them fight a powerful and unethical newcomer, Mr. Templeton, not realizing that their struggles must overcome murder, cheating, and figuring out who they can trust.
Trust even amongst themselves. Ben is forced down a road through seemingly unrelated events of fate, natural and supernatural happenings, all of which result in a composite of the man of confidence and skill, and his new found ability to love. This change that overpowers him begins when he lands in Wind River. The Vivatera. Naomi Bucklingdown has no idea of the importance of her survival; her only clue is a mark on her neck — an interweaving star. She has lived her life in obscurity and knows very little of her origins and how she acquired the strange birthmark.
Only he knows the danger she would face if she were ever discovered, for the Kingdom of Parbraven is poisoned by magic and the only hope for survival lies in a secret only Naomi has. The Vivatera is a fresh look at fantasy; filled with youthful dialogue, gripping adventure, humor, a hint of romance, and a unique emotional connection to a tangible magic that is sweet and makes you feel it through the pages.
Madeline Mann. Madeline Mann is a small town reporter whom nobody takes seriously until her old high school friend disappears; when Maddy begins her search for Logan Lanford, everyone takes notice. In searching for her old friend, Madeline is also searching for vindication of her career choice and a chance to be independent from a family that threatens to drive her crazy.
Portia Mullins had always lived the life of a normal teenager, up until her sixteenth birthday. She is then informed by her grandma that she is actually a witch who is a descendant from a long line of witches and warlocks. Portia is forced to use her untried powers in defense of everything she loves in a desperate attempt to hold on to the one thing that really matters in her life. A group of graduate students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology has stolen a breakthrough in opening and stabilizing Einstein-Rosen Bridges, commonly known as wormholes, that allows them to instantly transport people from one location to another.
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In south Orange County, California, young Chase Manhattan, part of a new breed of modern-day discovery seekers, seeks to leave behind his life of danger and adventure and settle down as an associate professor of physics at University of California-Irvine. He also desires to build a lasting relationship with a beautiful woman he has not seen since high school.
His idyllic plan is postponed when he soon uncovers the diabolical scheme on the other side of the country. He realizes he is the one person who can prevent more murders from happening and either control or destroy the technology. Once the M. As the death toll mounts, Chase and his friends must battle this group of misled zealots from M. I recently came across a very interesting website called — Kickstarter. Every month, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, food, publishing and other creative fields.
A new form of commerce and patronage. This is not about investment or lending. Instead, they offer products and experiences that are unique to each project. All or nothing funding. On Kickstarter, a project must reach its funding goal before time runs out or no money changes hands. It protects everyone involved. Each and every project is the independent creation of someone like you.
Projects are big and small, serious and whimsical, traditional and experimental. We hope you agree… Welcome to Kickstarter! Award winning popular podcast author Mur Lafferty wanted to bring her stories to ebook format and asked for a little help doing so. And if you pledge enough, not only do you help out but you also get copies of all her books. Holy Smokes! I also happen to know a young author looking to write his third book who is looking for a little help. Coast to Coast. Retired FBI senior investigator Charlotte Diamond finds herself jetting from murder on one coast of the United States to kidnapping on another in attempts to save both her lover and her former husband.
Charlotte follows her new-found companion, the leading movie actress, Brenda Brandon, to Hollywood. But a cameo movie role she cannot turn down returns her to the scene of an old murder, for which she now is the leading suspect. Barely having dealt with that mystery on the West Coast, Charlotte is called back to Ocean City, Maryland, where her former husband and his new gambling casino have been targeted by the mob, and his new wife kidnapped.
Torn from West Coast to East Coast and thrown into the sphere of an even older and brighter flame than her former husband just when she had thought that her life was settling down, Charlotte is finding out that retirement looks a whole lot similar to when she was working on all cylinders at the FBI. Canine Connections provides a compendium of five explorations of the bonding of a gay man and a canine sidekick. Four of these novelettes have been previously published; a fifth is a never-before-published bonus.
My Dog Jack is the journey of a young man who wants nothing to do with a dog but learns that Jack becomes everything to him and helps make him into a better, more-giving person. In Dire Conditions, a young man searches against all obstacles to be reunited with his dog.
Saving Cleo is about a man at the dimming end of his life, struggling to make sure that his faithful canine companion lives on in well-earned comfort after her master has faded away. Surprise Encounters. I am not sure what to say to introduce this collection of twenty-four erotic short stories to you.
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None involves a motor mechanic, but one involves miners, and there is a barbarian in there. They all involve surprises, but some are surprises that occur in relationships and some are surprise sexual encounters with strangers. Some are wild and involve several men and some only two. Most are meant to be nothing but entertaining, yet a couple are very serious. While K. Traumatic events affect her deeply and the emotional pain leads to drug, alcohol, food, and sex addictions. When she finds out that she is miraculously pregnant, it is a wake-up call. She goes through a period of self-awareness and eventually turns her bad girl actions into experiences she can use to become a good mother.
Instead, she persevered, sought help and united with others who battled similar demons. She celebrates her success and challenges readers of all ages to liberate their secrets. A Terrace on the Tower of Babel. It is stark in its reality — frightening at times, comforting at others, rife with controversy yet mortared with sympathetic accord. Hex, A Witch and Angel Tale. Hands down the cutest guy in school, Ryder is cool, mysterious, and utterly untouchable…especially for Lily. For when she touches someone, Lily instantly learns all about their lives.
So she is shocked when Ryder asks her out — and even more shocked to discover he has a rival. Being pursued by two hotties should make a girl happy, but Lily is skeptical. A past full of terrible secrets. The kind of secrets that could get a girl killed. Fallen Snow. A collection of four romantic stories for fans of the paranormal genre. Tales of werewolves and ghosts, of giant spiders and toys who may or may not be alive. Delve into these tales with an open mind and expected the unexpected.
Maggie Swift, wife, mother, and private eye in training wants to do her first solo case, unfortunately, that is news to her irascible boss, P. Frank McAvoy. He wants her to stick to filing and answering the phones. Maggie has other plans. With help from her best friend, dessert chef and sometimes reluctant sidekick, Odessa Wilkes, she takes on a case and her first client. The mother of a bride wants Maggie to find out the truth about her future son-in-law, who may be marrying his blushing bride for more than love.
As always, Odessa has problems of her own. Her boyfriend wants a deeper commitment, maybe even marriage. She also has bigger problems, a psycho bug exterminator wants to kill her, and she does not know why. Wind in the Grasses Standing. When the United States Government issues an ultimatum to all non-treaty Indians to surrender to the reservations no later than January 31, , Wind in the Grasses Dancing defies the mandate and joins Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse in one of the largest defensive stands in the history of the Lakota.
Amber Maxell, at the age of eighteen, leaves behind a life of luxury and comfort to accompany her brother Daniel to the western frontier. Wind in the Grasses Dancing is intrigued by her courage and boldness. In the months that follow they secretly meet and Amber discovers a unique people and embraces a passion that threatens the very fabric of her family and all that she had once held dear. Though the characters are fictional, this story is richly intertwined with the historical account of the real lives of the Lakota and their struggle to hold onto their traditions, culture, and religious beliefs against the brutality of prejudice that would eliminate them.
Dark Visions. What if you could change future events? Stop an accident or save a life after one? Step in and stop a kidnapping before it happens? These are the questions that face Sarah. She is an automatic writer. When she blacks out, premonitions of a future tragic event are given to her. But on the next kidnapping things go wrong. Horribly wrong. People die, accidents happen and a world of unknowing and uncertainty are her future. If she has one…. The Last Giant. She yearns to be an inker and tattoo giants, just like her mother. But one morning a rogue giant kidnaps her mother and takes her up to the plateau, a dangerous place for all river people.
Firefly attempts to rescue her mother, putting her own life in peril. To add to her problems, the dam that keeps her world safe begins to crumble and the giants must scramble to repair it, putting Firefly in even greater peril. Then she learns her mother harbors a secret that calls into question everything Firefly ever believed about her people, her family, and herself. From stampeding giants to flooding waters and burning mountains, Firefly copes with adventure and danger as her home and everything she knows and loves collapses.
She must find the courage to survive in a new world built on the destruction of the old. No Rest for the Wicca. Communing with the dead is an everyday occurrence for PI Morgan Hawkes. A half-Wiccan witch who can commune with spirits of those caught between worlds, Morgan uses her talents to exorcise the trapped ghost or demon as part of the Paranormal Investigation Squad — until a string of murders with a voodoo slant prompts the Special Forces Agency to ask for her assistance. Teamed with dashing SF agent Cole St.
John — an Inheritor Vampire that sets her blood racing — the two of them fight their attraction for each other as they race to stop a madman from unleashing a demonic force upon the world. Unlawful Intrusion. Now, my acts have brought me against their very commands. In a land most people would rather not be dwelling in, times have called for drastic measures. On his journey to recapture what he values most, Noah uncovers hidden passageways, underground societies, and a multi-level organizational cover-up.
Empire of Salt. The Olivers have a chance to make a new home at Salton Sea. Looking forward to California fun, sun and adventure they are unprepared for the ecological devastation they find. The sea is rotting, the town of Bombay Beach is dying and the citizens are like bait, waiting to be plucked from their homes by what comes from the sea.
Beware the coming of the green, they say. Beware the coming of the night. Buttermilk Moon. In , a fifteen-year-old Texas boy fakes his identity and runs away to Europe, seeking his father who is lost in the world war. After a devastating storm, George leaves behind a mother, grandmother and girlfriend on their Texas farm and joins the Army to search for his missing father in Europe. With no training and borrowed dog tags, he finds himself in a place both foreign and frightening. George finds his way to Germany with help from a Belgian boy and a secret German book, wrecking a plane and freeing a trainload of Jewish prisoners along the way.
Back home his mother struggles to hold the family together. An eccentric aunt and boozing uncle test her patience. Set during the greatest struggle of the twentieth century, Buttermilk Moon is a distillation of what it means to be an American—a mythical connection to the land and family and mystic communion with past generations. From Vegas With Blood. They say that a new light shines in Las Vegas for every person who visits. After exploring the lights, you find a job as a salesperson at a kiosk on the Strip. After quickly learning the job, Daniela gives you a special book containing eleven stories of love, mystery, and suspense-this book.
As you read these stories, you begin to realize this book, Daniela, and the lights of Las Vegas are not what you imagined! Will your Vegas light shine Blood Red? The Device. When John Timmons finds an unusual metal object behind his cabin in Colorado, he suspects it belongs to his new neighbor, Jacob Mowat—a retired nuclear engineer who claims to have been employed by the government. As their friendship progresses, John discovers that his neighbor is guarding a terrible secret. His search for answers leads to a startling truth about his own troubled past as an orphan and the fate of humanity.
Mangroves and Monsters. Charlie Cooper, reluctant teacher by day and broken-hearted wanderer by night, is a man desperately in love with a dead woman. But is Angeline St. Cyr really dead? The supermodel fell victim to an auto-pedestrian accident in New Orleans. Police reports and medical records substantiate the severity of her injuries. Cosmetics mogul Mathieu Fournier, her former boss, orchestrated a cremation and memorial service. The paparazzi swarmed celebrity attendees. Fans mourned.
A tenuous lead draws him to the Caribbean island of Jacqueme Dominique. By chasing his dream of rekindled love, he becomes embroiled in murder, treachery and abduction at the hands of his old nemesis Willem Voorhees — a merciless killer. Will finding her cost him his life? Zaftan Entrepreneurs. Tired of reading scifi and fantasy stories that take themselves too seriously? Zaftan Entrepreneurs is a unique First Contact story; it is part adventure and part corporate and political satire spiced with comic relief.
Aliens, fantasy creatures and humans in one story? Neither do untrustworthy aliens and deceitful government bureaucrats. Digging into the case, though, revealed a far-reaching conspiracy…and angered all the wrong people. Now, trying to bring a killer to justice while keeping Darby safe was making Erren remember why he was better off on his own. Especially when Darby made him long to hole up together in the safe house and never let her out of his sight.
Hill Country Holdup. But the rehearsed lines and practiced responses were forgotten the moment her little boy was kidnapped. Now, heart breaking and on the verge of falling apart, Jane needed Steve more than ever. After every attempt at putting old feelings to rest, Steve Woods never expected Jane back in his life.
Especially not for this reason. An Apple For Zoe. The City of San Francisco is locked in a grip of fear. A series of occult murders has led, Inspector Thomas James, to a crime scene similar to a murder committed 90 years ago in the once grand Aleris Hotel. A place where power barons of the early 20th Century engaged in witchcraft.
And silent film stars indulged in the most wicked of sins. Invisible Tears. As a teenager Abbie is uncontrollable. Dulling her pain with alcohol, drugs and promiscuity at a very young age she loses control and becomes well known to the local police. Her family eventually disowns her realizing they are unable to help. Alone, penniless and pregnant at the age of 16, she is haunted by the secrets of her unspeakable past. Will anyone ever see her invisible tears?
The Alchemical Horseman. Metaphorically pitched upon the same path, the three lead him to a realisation of his own value in an upside-down world, releasing within him the entheogen of change. Battling outer odds, fighting inner demons, he turns the base of himself into pure gold. The unfolding events reveal the power of the individual spirit when pitted against the impossible, how personal transformation can shape the world.
The small is like the great. The great is like the small. It is an aspirational tale, set in both future and past, lifted by the poetry of its telling. My Lord Raven. More than two centuries had passed since the great Earl of Ravensmoor had whispered the phrase on his deathbed. The tale of ill-fated love taunted every one of his ancestors, and Dante Burroughs was the last of the great line. He was unaware of the hidden promises whispered in the ancient deathbed phrase, or of the dreams that would torment him when he came of age.
The images of a woman and a life he did not know haunted him. She taunted him, drawing him into a gossamer web that left him unfulfilled and lost in a corrupt and modern world. He knew he had to find her, the woman capable of redeeming his cursed soul and granting him the love he sought. Across an ocean, Kathleen Bennett knew the torment. Restless and responsible, her dreams are filled with the image of blue-eyed man that whispers seductive promises to her willing heart.
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