Being down under has its advantages. Especially when Sloane gives Sydney the ultimate alias: rich American equestrian with a handsome deferential servant --- Noah Hicks. It's all part of Sydney's mission to find out who is funding the world's deadliest terrorists. Learning to ride a horse is the least of her worries. Surviving a stalker in the outback comes first.
Will all Star's dreams be dashed? The European leg of Star's tour is going well, but Star has begun having strange dreams, and she's convinced they have something to do with her family. Meanwhile, a secret she shares with fellow pop star Jade is leaked to the press and explodes into a media war between the two idols. It seems that Jade and her people will stop at nothing to discredit Star! Star is so depressed and distracted she starts messing up onstage. Can she save her reputation, make things right with Jade, and figure out the real meaning of her dreams before she winds up ruining everything she's worked for?
Welcome to the Pet Rescue Club! When Janey starts a blog where people can share cute pet photos and stories, she never imagines she'll receive a heartbreaking photo of a skinny, abandoned dog. She calls on her friends Lolli, Zach, and Adam to help - and that's just the start! When these animal-loving fourth graders discover how many animals need help in their suburban hometown, they can't just sit by and do nothing...Animal-crazy Janey can't have any pets of her own because of her father's severe allergies. Her overly-indulgent parents try to make it up to her by giving her everything else she wants, including the latest model tablet computer. So Janey uses the tablet to create a blog where kids can post cute photos of their dogs and cats. But then someone sends in a heartbreaking picture of a skinny dog. Janey isn't sure what to do, so her friends Lolli and Adam get involved to try to help the poor creature. They also enlist hyper Zach from their class at school. He might be annoying, but his mom is a vet who works with the local animal shelter. Can the four of them save the dog - and maybe start a pet rescue club to help other animals in need? Based on the real-life dog named Harry Truman adopted from the ASPCA. See Harry Truman's sweet photo and read about his heart-warming story on the bookmark included with every book! Read a book and help save a life:4%-5% of the purchase price of every Pet Rescue club book goes directly to the ASPCA® so they can continue their mission of helping the helpless.
Welcome to the Pet Rescue Club! When Janey starts a blog where people can share cute pet photos and stories, she never imagines she'll receive a heartbreaking photo of a skinny, abandoned dog. She calls on her friends Lolli and Adam to help - and that's just the start! When these animal-loving fourth graders discover how many animals need help in their suburban hometown, they can't just sit by and do nothing...Zach's neighbors just had a new baby - and now they're threatening to take their cat, Hallie, to the animal shelter! The kids have been volunteering there since starting the Pet Rescue Club, and they know an older cat might have trouble getting adopted. Can they convince the family to give their kitty another chance - or maybe find someone who truly appreciates all that an older kitty has to offer? It won't be easy, especially since Janey is distracted by a lost pet bird and Lolli by a sad classmate . . . Based on a real-life cat named Hallie. See Hallie's sweet photo and read about her heart-warming adoption story on the bookmark included with every book! Read a book and help save a life:4%-5% of the purchase price of every Pet Rescue club book goes directly to the ASPCA® so they can continue their mission of helping the helpless.
Welcome to the Pet Rescue Club! When Janey starts a blog where people can share cute pet photos and stories, she never imagined she'd receive a heartbreaking photo of a skinny, abandoned dog. She calls on her friends Lolli, Zach, and Adam to help - and that's just the start! When these animal-loving fourth graders discover how many animals need help in their suburban hometown, they can't just sit by and do nothing...While out walking a dog one day, Adam notices a shaggy, tiny pony standing alone in a field. Each day he sees the same lonely pony. Has she been abandoned? Looks like another case for the Pet Rescue Club! Will Adam, along with his friends Janey, Lolli, and Zach find a way to help? Read a book and help save a life:4%-5% of the purchase price of every Pet Rescue club book goes directly to the ASPCA® so they can continue their mission of helping the helpless.
When Janey starts a blog where people can share cute pet photos and stories, she never imagined she'd receive a heartbreaking photo of a skinny, abandoned dog. She calls on her friends Lolli, Zach, and Adam to help - and that's just the start! When these animal-loving fourth graders discover how many animals need help in their suburban hometown, they can't just sit by and do nothing...Zach's mom has a new patient--a giant dog named Millie who has been helping her owner train for a marathon. Millie's knees can't handle all that running and now she needs an expensive operation! Time for the kids in the Pet Rescue Club to help! Together they find a way to help Millie. Read a book and help save a life:4%-5% of the purchase price of every Pet Rescue club book goes directly to the ASPCA® so they can continue their mission of helping the helpless.
In At First Sight, when Lauren meets the perfect guy at the planetarium, she feels like the stars have finally aligned in her favor. The only problem is she met him in the dark and they never got a good look at each other... or got each other's names. Now, Lauren must take matters into her own hands and find the mystery guy before she loses him forever.
After a long and difficult journey, the Toa have finally discovered their true powers and embraced their destiny. Now, despite their differences, they have joined together as a mighty force for good. But will their combined powers be enough to take on Makuta's newest minions?
Is Samantha who she says she is? While on tour in Switzerland, Star meets a girl named Samantha. Sam explains that she and Star went to kindergarten together before Sam's family moved away to Europe. Star doesn't really remember Sam, but Sam seems to have lots of fond memories of Star's parents, and that's a topic Star never gets tired of discussing. Soon Star and Sam are virtually inseparable. But Mike and Mags are suspicious of Star's friend's motives. Is Sam really a blast from Star's past, or is she after something more than memories?
Brooke brings her pony to summer camp in this second book in a contemporary middle grade series in the tradition of Marguerite Henry's Misty of Chincoteague.Brooke Rhodes is excited to go to sleepaway riding camp for two weeks with her Chincoteague pony, Foxy. However, camp doesn't turn out to be quite as fun as Brooke expected. The other girls all know each other already, and they don't seem interested in bringing a newbie into their group. Besides that, they're all riding tall, fancy, super well-trained show horses--not scruffy young Chincoteague ponies. Then Brooke overhears that this might be the last summer for the camp. She asks for help from her online Pony Post friends--Maddie Martinez, Hayley Duncan, and Nina Peralt--but she still has to wonder: will everyone work together to save the camp, or will this summer be their last hurrah?
The first book in this ongoing series finds Ben on a quest to discover secrets buried in and among the seven wonders of the ancient world. But, as usual, Ben will find more at these sites than just tourists and cheap souvenir mugs. Because wherever Ben goes, the secrets and mysteries of America's past seem to follow.
When all of Haley's time goes to training her pony, keeping an eye on the prize causes problems in this third book in a contemporary middle grade series in the tradition of Marguerite Henry's Misty of Chincoteague.For months, Haley Duncan has been saving up to ride with her pony Wings in a clinic with a world-famous event rider. On top of that, she wants to make sure Wings is as fit and ready as he can be, which means extra trot sets before school and training and cleaning tack all weekend. So what if Haley's friends complain that she doesn't have time for them anymore? So what if she has to miss her very first ever school dance, or skip a favorite family tradition, or leave early from her BFF's first boy-girl party? Everyone will get it when they see her in the Olympics someday. But when Haley's overscheduled existence and exhaustion causes an accident, she may have to say good-bye to her dreams...
There are lots of bad guys in Gotham City and Batman has to fight them all. But with his friends by his side, Batman is much stronger than his enemies will ever be!
When Batman sees the Bat-Signal up in the sky, it means that danger is near! He'll need his Batsuit and Bat-Pod to help keep Gotham City safe from its newest enemy--the Joker!
As far as Diego, the saber-toothed tiger, is concerned, mammoths and sloths are good for only one thing -- dinner. At least that's what he thinks of Manny, the mammoth, and Sid, the sloth, at the beginning of his journey. But after traveling with them to return the human baby, Roshan, to his family, Diego begins to have a change of heart. Is it possible that Diego will start to think of Manny, Sid, and Roshan as his new herd? Can the saber-toothed tiger go through with his wicked plan? In this fantastic story, you'll be able to uncover events from Diego's point of view.
With stories about compassion, kindness, and integrity, Disney's Family Story Collection Volume 2 teaches important messages to today's children. Adapting more than 30 different Disney movies and featuring both old and new favorites, this lavish collection includes 75 heartwarming stories and life lessons for the whole family to share together.
Ideal for busy families, this oversized collection includes ten stories that can easily be read in three minutes each. The stories range from "Toy Story: The Monster in the Dark" and "The Little Mermaid: Day and Night" to "Cinderella: Bedtime for Gus" and "Beauty and the Beast: Chip Stays Up Late".
Around the year 1000, the Icelandic horse named Elska is born and learns about life and her role in the herd as well as love and friendship, when she rescues the girl to whom she originally belonged. Includes facts about Icelandic horses and Iceland.
"Lost", the television series, takes place on a remote South Pacific island, where a plane crash has left 48 survivors stranded. These novelizations focus on survivors who are not main characters on the television series adding depth to the show, and also offering new and compelling stories and characters for Lost fans. These new characters have original adventures rooted within the show's continuity; they cross with characters from the show, and even take a background role in major events seen on the show.
The Prospector spends all the live-long day dreamin' about findin' a big sack of gold and becoming the richest grump in the West. He and the gang hop from Copperhead Canyon to Sidewinder Canyon to Rattlesnake Canyon to Garter Snake Gorge -- all in the hopes of finding some of the glittery stuff.
For Nic Larson, the Christmas season in Paris is more than just a romantic interlude--it's also a home coming. Nic studied abroad in Paris a year ago, and is back in town with her friend Annike to spend Christmas and New Year's in the City of Light.
This film tie-in for early readers tells the story of how Spirit, a wild stallion, meets Rain, a paint horse from a Native American village. Together they embark on an unforgettable adventure and learn about friendship and trust along the way.
There's a new girl in town! When a student named Ashley enrolls at East High, Gabriella, who has plenty of experience to new schools, offers to show her around. But Gabriella soon begins to wonder if Ashley is using her to get closer to Sharpay and Troy. After all, Sharpay is throwing a birthday bash at the local country club--the hottest invite of the year! And Troy's such a cutie--who wouldn't try to catch his eye? Will Gabriella find that Ashley is true friendship material, or just plain trouble?
Freddi, Jodie, and Samantha have warped back to the 1930s to visit the famous pilot Amelia Earhart. But can they hang onto The Book long enough to solve the mystery of her final flight?
For all lovers of horses and history, the beloved Horse Diaries series is heading to the circus! A beautiful Friesian horse and the younger sister of a circus star develop a heartwarming friendship in this sweet and lively story told straight from the horse's mouth. The Netherlands, 1855 Luna is a black Friesian mare with one small white crescent- moon marking on her forehead. She lives a quiet life on a farm . . . until the circus comes to town! Luna bonds with a girl named May, who dreams of starring in the show, just like her older sister. And together, Luna and May just might be able to shine. Here is Luna's story . . . in her own words.
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