Category: Childrens Literature

Judy Moody, Girl Detective

By Megan McDonald

It’s an honest-to-jeepers secret! Agent Judy Drewdy units out to unravel the case of the lacking dog while a canine-cop-in-training vanishes into skinny air.

Judy Moody is in a temper. A sleuthing, Nancy Drew form of temper. So what’s a WBMS (world’s top secret solver) to do? pass discover a secret, that’s what! and she or he doesn’t need to snoop for lengthy: while Mr. Chips, a cherished crime-dog-in-training, is going lacking, Judy Drewdy and her friends, brokers Dills Pickle (Frank), Spuds Houdini (Rocky), and James Madagascar (Stink) locate themselves smack-dab in the midst of a reallife, scare-your-pants-off whodunit. was once Mr. Chips stolen via soiled dognappers? And why are chocolate-chip cookies disappearing in every single place city? beware of purple herrings—along with smart references to vintage Nancy Drew mysteries—as Eagle Eye Moody and corporate are scorching at the case!

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Island Stallion (Black Stallion)

By Walter Farley

Whilst Steve Duncan is requested to move on an archeological seek on a distant Caribbean island, he by no means imagines the stallion he'll locate there. however the mammoth horse is unapproachable, displaying not anything yet worry and fury in the direction of humans. while the stallion will get stuck in quicksand, can Steve get shut adequate to avoid wasting the wild horse?

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Brightheart the Knight's Pony (Magic Pony Carousel, Book 2)

By Poppy Shire

The Magic Pony Carousel has come to town reasonable! Amy desires to journey the gorgeous darkish bay pony named Brightheart. once she settles into the saddle, the magic carousel whisks them off on an event. She and Brightheart go back and forth again to the times of knights and princesses. Will she manage to discover ways to struggle like a knight in time to aid a tender prince?

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McElligot's Pool (Classic Seuss)

By Dr. Seuss

Mind's eye runs wild during this Caldecott Honor-winning story that includes Dr. Seuss's inimitable voice and hysterical illustrations. the 1st Seuss identify to add full-color paintings on another web page, this adventurous photograph ebook tells of Marco-who first imagined a unprecedented parade in And to imagine That I observed It on Mulberry Street-as he daydreams of the entire chances that look ahead to him whereas he fishes in McElligot's Pool. confident and interesting, this story is the precise bait, and readers old and young should be addicted to this fish-tastic favourite.

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Dogs Don't Tell Jokes

By Louis Sachar

A sidesplitting vintage from Newbery Medalist and nationwide e-book Award winner Louis Sachar (Holes), with a brand-new cover!
Gary W. Boone is familiar with he used to be born to be a slapstick comedian. It’s the remainder of the children in his type who imagine he’s only a goon. Then the Floyd Hicks Junior highschool expertise express is introduced, and he begins training his regimen nonstop to get it the best option. Gary’s convinced it will be his colossal break—he’ll make all people snort and win the $100 prize. but if an outrageous shock threatens to show his debut right into a catastrophe, it seems like the most important shaggy dog story of all might be on Gary himself.

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The Hundred Dresses

By Eleanor Estes

Eleanor Estes’s The Hundred clothes won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and hasn't ever been out of print due to the fact. on the middle of the tale is Wanda Petronski, a Polish lady in a Connecticut college who's ridiculed via her classmates for donning an identical light blue gown on a daily basis. Wanda claims she has 100 clothes at domestic, yet we all know she doesn’t and bullies her mercilessly. the category feels poor whilst Wanda is pulled out of the varsity, yet via that point it’s too past due for apologies. Maddie, certainly one of Wanda’s classmates, eventually makes a decision that she is "never going to face by means of and say not anything again." This strong, undying tale has been reissued with a brand new letter from the author’s daughter Helena Estes, and with the Caldecott artist Louis Slobodkin’s unique paintings in superbly restored color.

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The Moth Diaries

By Rachel Klein

Lucy and Ernessa became inseparable. Ernessa’s taken her over. She’s eating her.

What I observed wasn’t actual. and that i comprehend it wasn’t a dream.

Ernessa is a vampire.

At an specific women’ boarding tuition, a sixteen-year-old lady documents her such a lot intimate options in a diary. the thing of her starting to be obsession is her roommate, Lucy Blake, and Lucy’s friendship with their new and annoying classmate. Ernessa is an enigmatic, moody presence with faded epidermis and hypnotic eyes.

Around her swirl darkish rumors, suspicions, and secrets and techniques in addition to a sequence of ominous failures. As worry spreads during the institution and Lucy isn’t Lucy anymore, fable and fact mingle until eventually what's precise and what's dreamed bleed jointly right into a waking nightmare that conjures up with gothic risk the anxieties, lusts, and fears of youth. And on the heart of the diary is the query that haunts all who learn it: Is Ernessa particularly a vampire? Or has the narrator trapped herself within the fevered global of her personal imagining?

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