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In this start to a new series starring Shelly the mermaid, a classroom conflict is no fun--even when school is 20,000 leagues under the sea.It's MerGirl Shelly Siren's first day at a new school, and she is nervous from the tip of her head to the end of her sparkling mermaid tail. How will she ever fit in at the prestigious Trident Academy? Everyone there is so smart and so pretty and so rich. At least she and her best friend, Echo, are in the same class, but so is Pearl, a spoiled know-it-all who only wants to make trouble for Shelly; Rocky, a MerBoy who loves to tease everyone; and Kiki, a shy MerGirl who's new to Trident City. At first Shelly and Echo have lots of fun: eating lunch together, trying to make grumpy Mr. Fangtooth smile, and joining after-school clubs. But when Shelly and Echo have an argument about their very first school assignment, Pearl gets involved and makes matters worse. Will Shelly and Echo fix their friendship?
In this sparkling Mermaid Tales adventure, Echo hurts her tail when she falls off of a sea horse--right before the big Tail Flippers competition! Will she still be able to flip her way to a trophy?Echo loves dancing in the Trident Academy Tail Flippers. When she's not dancing, she also loves riding sea horses, so when a classmate offers to let her ride their newest horse, Pinky, she doesn't think twice! But when a slithery eel darts in front of Pinky, Echo gets knocked off and hits a rock. Her entire body aches--from scales to tail--so she heads to the doctor. Dr. Weedy tells Echo that moving her tail is absolutely out of the question. Not only can Echo not swim, but even worse, she can't compete in the Poseidon Tail Flippers team competition! And Echo's their star flipper. Without Echo's tricks and flips, Trident City's team doesn't stand a chance. Echo's friends find a pair of human crutches, which help her get around without the use of her tail. But that doesn't solve the Tail Flipping problem! Will Echo find a way to help her team win from the sidelines?
From the Book Jacket: There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could Mr. Withers at the Bailey Stables really be hiding a magical unicorn? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "That horse was an ordinary horse," Eddie said. "He was even wearing one of Mr. Withers' jingle bells." "Eddie must be right," Melody said. "After all, unicorns don't live in Bailey City." "And they definitely don't give sleigh rides," Howie added. Eddie nodded. "That horse I saw was just a horse,' he said. "And I have a plan to prove it!" Many other books about The Bailey School Kids are available from Bookshare.
The newest arrival at Hauntly Manor is a tiny vampire! More adventures for the Bailey School Kids!
From the Book Jacket: There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the new third grade teacher from the Transylvania Alps really be a vampire? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! The third grade at Bailey Elementary was very hard to handle. Most teachers quit -and moved far away - after trying to teach them. But Mrs. Jeepers was different. No one ever dared make her mad - because whenever they did, the strangest things would happen.... Other books in this series are available from Bookshare.
At Sleepy Hollow Elementary, everyone is getting into the spirit of the holidays but when the resident ghosts stir up trouble, Jeff, Nina, and Cassidy must find out what is wrong and set it right.
When Bailey Live comes to town, there are more than just the usual wrestlers around. One Viking Vince, lives in a boat shaped trailer, has a lot of gold and silver, and Televisons, and computers, for one person, and writes messages in runes. Could he maybe be a real viking not just for pretend in the ring?
The new director at Camp Lone Wolf seems like a nice guy. But when the kids learn the legend of a local boy who disappeared and the wolf that prowls the campgrounds howling in the night, they start to wonder if Camp Lone Wolf is more than just a name. Mr. Jenkins is covered in hair, eats his meat almost raw, and has an obsession with wolves. But could he really be a werewolf?
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City, but can one of the candidates running for President of the US really be a werewolf?
In this sparkling Mermaid Tales adventure, can Kiki overcome her fears and enjoy her first-ever trip to the ocean's surface? The third graders at Trident Academy are traveling to the surface of the ocean for the first time ever for a "hugely" exciting activity: They're going to visit a pod of humpback whales! But Kiki is less than thrilled. In fact, she's scared from the top of her head to the tip of her tail. After all, the enormous creatures could swallow her (and maybe her entire class) in one giant gulp! Kiki's pals Shelly and Echo try to help shrink her fears, and when a new friend comes along--a very big, whale-size friend--Kiki's courage emerges, and the fun looms large.
Pearl is excited to make a splash on stage--but she's in for some drama in this Mermaid Tales adventure.Pearl has always dreamed of being famous: the star-studded stage, the sea flowers, the applause! So when she finds out that her third grade class is performing The Little Human, she just knows she'll get the leading role. Especially since world-renowned merstar Angelfish Molie is judging the tryouts! But in a shocking turn of events, Pearl's best friend, Wanda, gets cast as the little human instead...and Pearl is stuck playing the stinky sea witch. Pearl can't believe her best friend would steal her dream role from her. After Pearl tries--and fails--to get Wanda to trade parts, she decides to quit the play. Are Pearl's dreams of being a sea star doomed? And can she and Wanda patch up their friendship before it goes up in bubbles?
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the new gym teacher really be a witch reciting rhyming spells? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out.
There are some pretty weird grownups living in Bailey City. But could the new librarian who has a long white beard and a magic wand really be Merlin, the great wizard from medieval times? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "I just realized that Mr. Merle's name sounds like Merlin," said Liza. Melody's eyes were big. "And his fish's name is Arthur, as in King Arthur!" "Maybe Mr. Merle is Merlin," Howie said. Liza and Melody gulped, but Eddie just laughed. "Wizards use magic to get whatever they want. Theydon't have to work in libraries shelving books. And they definitely don't need computers!"
From the book jacket: There are some pretty weird grownups living in Bailey City. But could the new assistant principal really be a wizard who wants to turn everyone at graduation intoan animal? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "Howie is not right," Eddie said. "A person cannot be turned into a bird and an assistant principal cannot be a wizard, especially when she's a girl. Mrs. Jhick is not a wizard and she can't make anybody do anything." "Oh, yeah?" Howie asked. "Then tell Melody she's a nincompoop!" "Gladly," Eddie said with a smirk. He turned to Melody. He opened his mouth. Nothing came out."See?" Howie said. "Mrs. Jhick cast a spell on you and now you can't insult your friends." Eddie put his hands on his cheeks. "This is horrible," Eddie gasped. "It's terrible. It's the end of the world. That wizette must be stopped!" RL3 007-010
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. Could the hairy, fire-eating hula dancer at the Luau really be a wolfman? The Bailey City School kids are going to find out!
From the Book Jacket: There are some pretty weird grownups living in Bailey City. But could the new soccer coach really be a zombie haunting the soccer field? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "That old lady put a spell on Coach Graves and turned her into a zombie!" Melody said. Eddie grabbed Melody's arm and shook her. "I think you're the zombie and your brains have taken a permanent vacation." Liza and Melody broke into a fit of giggles. "Eddie's right." Lisa giggled. "After all, zombies don't play soccer."
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