For all lovers of horses and history, it's the next book in the popular Horse Diaries series. Born in the Arabian Desert in the ninth century, Yatimah is a black Arabian filly whose name means "orphan." She enjoys her life at the oasis, with sheep to tease, other foals to race, and the daughter of her Bedouin owner to take care of her. But when the colt who is her foster brother is stolen in a raid, Yatimah realizes her true birthright. Like Black Beauty, this moving novel is told in first person from the horse's own point of view and includes an appendix full of photos and facts about Arabian horses and Bedouin culture.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Iceland, circa AD 1000 Elska is a silver dapple Icelandic filly. She spends summers frisking about the countryside and winters in the farmyard, where the girl human Amma takes special care of her. But when a powerful neighbor notices Elska, her contented life suddenly changes. Here is Elska's story . . . in her own words. From the Hardcover edition.
A film produced by Sharpay and Ryans dad is getting rave reviews, so he invites Sharpay, Ryan, and their friends to LA for the premiere! Troy, Gabriella, Taylor, and Chad are psyched! What could be better than hanging out at the beach and rubbing elbows with stars? Meanwhile, Sharpay is ecstatic her dreams of being discovered are finally going to come true! However, she soon realizes that becoming famous isn't all it's cracked up to be. Will Sharpay get her big break, or will she say good-bye to Hollywood? Bookshare has the other books in this series. Look for: #1 BATTLE OF THE BANDS, #2 WILDCAT SPIRIT, #3 POETRY IN MOTION, #4 CRUNCH TIME, #5 BROADWAY DREAMS, #6 Heart to Heart, #7 Friends 4Ever, #8 GET YOUR VOTE ON, #9 Ringin' It In # 10 Turn Up The Heat and #12 Bonjour, Wildcats.
A heartwarming Clydesdale story for the holiday season! For all lovers of horses, history, and the holidays, here's a very special Horse Diaries book. Wisconsin, 1915. Jingle Bells is a strong Clydesdale gelding. He enjoys his work on the farm, pulling the hay wagon in the summer and a sleigh in the winter, and he loves his human friend, Kari. But when Kari's older brother comes home for Christmas with a new Model T Ford, will the family still need Jingle Bells?
The Tigers cannot do anything right on the field. They do not just lose games - they get clobbered. Enter Gian Piero and Massimo, two Italian boys better than anyone else in the whole league. Can the Tigers make it all the way to the finals? And can they do it together, working as a team?
The legend of the Dragon Warrior is famous all over the Valley of Peace. Many have dreamed of being chosen. The time has come to name the great warrior. And the Dragon Warrior is ... a clumsy panda?
By day, Po the panda works in his family's noodle shop ... but by night, Po dreams of kung fu greatness. One day Po is chosen to train alongside his kung fu idols, the Furious Five and Master Shifu.
Po works hard to live up to his title as the Dragon Warrior. But it seems the harder he trains, the more trouble he causes. Can't Po do anything right?
The Feast of Great Giving has arrived. Chomper feels left out because he is the only Sharptooth there, but his friends show him that he will always be one of them!
Larry Daley ran his own company. But he missed his old job at the Museum of Natural History in New York City. Larry was once the night guard there. Larry also missed the statues in the exhibits. He knew their secret: A magic Egyptian tablet brought them to life each night!
There might not be an exact science to first kisses, but Bailey's about to experiment! This standalone addition to the Flirt series is sweet, fresh, and clean.For fifteen-year-old high school sophomore Bailey Myers, science comes easy. But her feelings about the new boy in town, super hot Logan Morse, are a bit more complicated. For whatever reason, the newcomer's smile makes butterflies flutter rapidly in Bailey's stomach and causes her knees to go weak. There's no scientific explanation for such a reaction, at least none that Bailey knows of, unless... No, it can't be. Bailey doesn't get crushes. Sure, she thinks Logan's good-looking in a jaw-dropping way, has eyes she could stare at forever, and speaks with a voice that sounds like cherubs blasting their cute little trumpets. But that's a normal reaction, right? And even if it wasn't, it's not like Bailey has a chance, not with all the other gorgeous, popular girls at their school who have Logan Morse on their radar. But when Logan needs a science tutor and Bailey gets the job, their growing friendship begins to turn into something more, as Bailey learns that chemistry is a powerful force...
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.
When you have to sing your heart out, it's best to know how.... Maggie Tannery is a true theater girl and a total shoo-in for the lead in this year's school production of Romeo and Juliet. She's seriously psyched because it looks like her crush, Daniel, might be playing her Romeo both on- and offstage -- if all goes as planned. But when her school decides to perform a musical instead, Maggie catches a major case of stage fright -- because she can't sing! With her lead role in jeopardy, as well as her chance of winning her leading man, Maggie turns to the musically talented Nico to give her voice lessons. But their voices aren't the only things that seem to be harmonizing. As Maggie tries to break a leg -- and not her heart -- she wonders who the music man of her dreams really is....
The Toa have triumphed over the Bohrok hordes. They have battled the mighty Makuta. It should be a time of great joy and celebration. And yet the land of Mata Nui remains shrouded in darkness.
Six heroes have come to the island of Mata Nui, to rescue the land from its evil overlord, Makuta. They have protected the islanders from the vicious fighters unleashed by Makuta to destroy Mata Nui. But the mighty heroes have been unable to defeat Makuta -- and their greatest challenge is yet to come. Now the fate of the island lies in the hands of an irresponsible young villager. Will he accept his destiny, or will the island of Mata Nui lie in darkness forever?
Lindy doesn't want to move to the bug house. That's what she calls her family's new beachfront house on stilts. She misses her best friend and her life back in Chicago. But her feelings change during a storm when Lindy hears a cry for help . . . from a mermaid! Are there really mermaids in Lindy's backyard? And if so, what can one clumsy girl do to help them? Fans of Hamster Magic and The Very Little Princess books will love this heartfelt and accessible Stepping Stones fantasy.
John Raleigh Gates has been raised on stories of mysterious treasure and the elaborate tricks used to hide the wealth. But with the colonies on the verge of a revolution, John is too busy--and scared--to bother with make believe. That is, until he discovers a clue that could lead to an immense treasure. With war on the horizon, it will be up to John to follow the clues and take the ride of a lifetime.
When her horse show performance goes horribly wrong, Nina wonders if a Halloween ghost could be involved in this fourth book in a contemporary middle grade series in the tradition of Marguerite Henry's Misty of Chincoteague.Nina Peralt's boarding and lesson barn will be putting on a horse show this fall, and she can't wait to show off how well she and her pony, Breezy, have been doing lately! Bonus: the cute older brother of one of her fellow riders will be helping out as jump crew. Unfortunately, once the show starts, everything goes wrong for Nina in the most embarrassing ways possible. Could something supernatural be to blame? New Orleans is always a little spooky around Halloween, but this year Nina slowly becomes convinced she's being haunted by the ghost of an angry ancestor. Can her Pony Post pals help her banish her fears and live down her terrible show day?
Could Star's wish be coming true? Star is touring Italy when she gets exciting news: The police have a new lead on her family's disappearance! Star is desperate to fly to Florida where the clues have turned up, but her manager, Mike, won't let her go because of her commitments, and because he doesn't want her getting in the investigators' way. Star is so angry she sneaks off -- in rocker Eddie Urbane's tour jet! Now Mike is furious with Star, and the media is having a field day. Will star and manager ever forgive each other, or is the tour ruined before it's barely begun?
Jack and Ty are opposites. So when they travel together in a caravan across the Great Desert, there are bound to be disagreements. And when a sandstorm separates the boys from the rest of their group, the arguments get worse. Then they stumble upon a legendary oasis where they find a lost colony of small dinosaurs called Saltopus. Somehow, Jack and Ty must put aside their differences long enough to befriend the shy dinosaurs--and figure out how to help them!
Can the answer to Star's dreams be found in a crystal ball? Star and her team attend an industry event in London, where they run into Jade, Eddie Urbane, and his latest girlfriend, New Age guru Xandra. When Xandra says she's psychic and gives Star some shocking news about Star's parents, Star isn't sure what to believe -- after all, with Eddie around, trouble is never far behind! Still, Star can't resist following up just in case. To get to the bottom of things, she goes to the most unlikely person for help -- and the results are more shocking than Star could have imagined.
Seventeen-year-old Nicole studies abroad in Paris, a city filled with fast cars, edible snails, and a foreign language she doesn't speak. With the help of some new friends and a handsome Frenchman, Nicole may find Paris sweet after all.
No one loves horses more than Meg, so she can't believe her good luck when her family moves to the country. Her new friend, Jill, raises ponies on her farm. Together with their friend Annie, the girls feed, groom, and play with the horses.
First crush, first love, first kiss--in this addition to the sweet and clean Flirt series, Lauren gets a lesson in love when she takes her new puppy to training classes.Fifteen-year-old Lauren has always loved dogs, but could never have one of her own until her highly allergic older sister went to college. Now she has her very own puppy, and she's head over heels...until the cute little monster starts chewing everything in sight and barking loud enough to drive the whole family crazy! So it's off to puppy kindergarten they go. There, Lauren quickly falls for the dog trainer, a seventeen-year-old dog whisperer with a hot accent. But is he really the one for her...or would she be better matched with Jamal, a fellow fumbling owner her own age with an unruly mutt? Will Lauren graduate from puppy kindergarten with a just a well-trained pup? Or will she have a new boyfriend by her side?
This novel focuses on Bernard, a college student with a closely-guarded secret -- he's not really a rich kid but a poor poseur who has been faking it to impress his wealthy girlfriend. Through his encounters with Jack and other major characters as they battle the island wilderness, Bernard starts to realize he's not alone in keeping up a false front.
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