Could you climb the world's highest mountain? Thrill seekers and young explorers will love this inspiring Totally True Adventure. The peak of Mount Everest is the highest place on Earth--and one of the deadliest. Terrible storms stop climbers in their tracks! Avalanches tumble down! Brave adventurers disappear on the snowy slopes. Then Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay decide to climb. They come from different cultures, but their dream is the same. Can teamwork help them make it to the roof of the world? This nonfiction chapter book makes history exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, Common Core connections, and additional Story Behind the Story facts. Perfect for readers of the I Survived series and the Who Was . . . ? series, Totally True Adventures are captivating nonfiction stories with not-to-be-missed bonus content.
A brave clownfish and concerned dad named Marlin goes on a wacky journey to find his son, Nemo, who's been carried off by a scuba diver.
It's Halloween in Coolsville and Scooby and Shaggy are off to meet the gang at a groovy costume party! But when Scooby and Shaggy show up at the party, it's YIKES! in a haunted house! Turns out it's not really haunted, just for sale, and that Scooby and Shaggy have gotten the address wrong!
The story of Heidi was written over one hundred years ago, however, it is far from a period piece. In the Swiss Alps, where it is set, a hundred years is just the blink of an eye. We see in her the daughter that every mother dreams of having and every little girl dreams of being. Her presence makes us happy, and so her story has endured. This deluxe Children's Classic edition is produced with high-quality, leatherlike binding with gold stamping, full-color covers, colored endpapers with a book nameplate. Some of the other titles in this series include: Anne of Green Gables, Black Beauty, King Arthur and His Knights, Little Women, and The Secret Garden.From the Hardcover edition.
Ms. Frizzle's class is having a hard time putting together a giant globe of the world. A piece is missing. . . an island so new it hasn't been discovered yet! Before they know it, the kids are beneath the oceans's surface, exploring an underwater volcano. Join the class as they learn about volcanoes.
Sabrina's had it! She waited for Harvey for ages after school. But he decided to go out with the guys. What do guys talk about anyway? Sabrina has to find out. With the help of a special Boy Brew, Sabrina becomes a boy, and suddenly she senses "sports on TV!" Hanging around Harvey and his friends, Sabrina learns what boys are like-and how Harvey really feels about her!
LIKE WOW! Scooby-Doo and Shaggy are the first to admit they're just about the most cowardly chowhound-and-chum pair on earth. After they're chased by a couple of creepy aliens, the two buds figure they have good reason to be wigged out of their wits! But everything changes once they meet Crystal and Amber, a groovy hippie chick and her dog. Shag and Scoob fall head over heels in luv. Now, the only question is: Can their new sweeties help the gang track down the little green men . . . before their next close encounter of the alien kind?
SCOOBY-DOOBY-DOO WE NEED YOU! Ruh-roh! All the donuts from Doodles Donuts are gone! Scooby-Doo is on the trail of crumbs in this big donut mystery. Scooby-Doo Readers are just for you. Solve mysteries with Fred, Daphne, Velma, and Scooby, too!
Like, Which Witch is the Witch? ZOINKS! When Scooby and the gang are invited by a famous mystery writer to the town of Oakhaven, they think it's for a vacation. But when they get there, they find the once peaceful place is haunted by the ghost of a witch . . . or, ruh-roh! Lots of witches! Can the Mystery, Inc. gang uncover the real witch, and make the crone stand alone? Scooby-Dooby-Doo--we need some help from you now!
Scooby-Doo and his friends visit Moonscar Island in the Louisiana bayous, and discover a mystery there.
While Scooby and the gang enjoy a relaxing day at the beach, something destroys their sand castle. Was it a sea monster? And where is Fred, Velma, and Daphne? Scooby and Shaggy have to find them--fast. Picture descriptions present.
Despite the laughter of his friend Spike, Little Dinosaur holds that his summer preparations for school is worth it when the time comes to go to school.
Back in 775 BC, athletes from all over Ancient Greece came together to compete in various games. The contests were held every four years and winning athletes brought honor and respect to their homelands.The tradition of the Olympic Games faded over time until 1896, when they were brought back to life. The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, with over two hundred athletes from fourteen countries. Today, nearly three thousand years after the first Games, the Summer Olympics attract one hundred thousand top athletes from over two hundred countries. Billions of fans around the world cheer on their national teams to bring back the gold.
"Strike - you're out!" "He's safe!" "Homerun!" Every October, millions of baseball fans around the country anxiously wait to see which team wins baseball's biggest championship. But the original games of the 1900s hardly look like they do today. Take a look back over one hundred years and discover the history of baseball's greatest series. With triumphs, heartbreak, and superstitious curses, this action-packed book brings America's Pastime to life.
When Derek Jeter was eight years old, he announced that he was going to play baseball for the New York Yankees. Jeter earned the attention of major league scouts in high school and was drafted to the New York Yankees in 1992. Named Rookie of the Year, he helped the Yankees win the World Series five times, and became team captain in 2003. With his good looks, easygoing personality, and sense of humor, Derek has always been a fan favorite. Retiring from baseball in 2014, Derek Jeter leaves behind a legacy.
After breaking or tying more than sixty records in hockey, it's no wonder that Wayne Gretzky is known as "The Great One." Born in Brantford, Ontario, on January 26, 1961, in a nation obsessed with the sport, he threw himself into the game practically from the time he first laced up a pair of skates. When he retired from the NHL in 1999, he had led several teams to Stanley Cup victories, competed in the Olympics, and changed the way hockey was played forever. Known for his love for family and as a truly decent human being, Wayne Gretzky is revealed as more than a sports legend in this easy-to-read biography.
Davy Crockett, the King of the Wild Frontier, is a man of legend. He is said to have killed his first bear when he was three years old. His smile alone killed another, and he skinned a bear by forcing him to run between two trees. Fact or fiction? Find out the real story of this folk hero, who did love to hunt bears, served as a congressman for Tennessee, and fought and died at the Alamo.
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