Margaret Cora Wells, known as Meg, is a resilient young girl living in St. Louis where cholera has become an epidemic. When her mother and sister get sick, Meg wants only to tend to them. But, in an effort to protect his children, her father sends Meg and her brother, Preston, to their relatives on the Kansas prairie for the summer. After an adventurous journey, Meg and Preston arrive in Kansas where they learn about life in another part of the country, and even more about the politics of the time. Meg recounts her growing understanding of the evils of slavery, and the daring part she and her family play in sheltering a slave before the "conductors" come to place the runaway in the Underground Railroad. Meg is sweet and strong with a deep moral sense and a real sense of humor.
The Dragon Slayers' Academy is back-- and it's bigger and better than ever! They now feature a fun Dragon Slayers' Academy Yearbook at the end of each story, with funny profiles of the faculty, the staff, and, especially, the students of D. S. A. All the things kids want to know about their favorite characters are revealed: their silly nicknames, inner secrets, wildest dreams, and lofty plans for the future! The Dark Forest just doesn't seem like the best place for a class trip. But that's where Seetha the dragon hid her gold, so that's where Wiglaf and the other kids from D. S. A. have to go-even if it means entering the booby-trapped Cave of Doom!
It's the year 999 and the end of the world is coming--at least according to a mysterious prophecy. But then Wiglaf meets a strange boy who claims to have come from the Future, It's Zack, star of the best--selling "The Zack Files series by Dan Greenburg, and he says he's living proof that there is life after the year 1000!
When Wiglaf and his pals from Dragon Slayers' Academy meet up with the wizard Zelnoc, all they ask is for is a little magic to help them get through the Dark Forest fast. But unfortunately, Zelnoc's spells always end with an "Oops! Sorry about that!" So, yes, the boys are able to travel much faster now... but that's because they have wings, can fly, and have been turned into dragons! And they become the newest students at Dragon Slackers' Academy, a school that teaches knight-slaying! This funny turnabout in which the kids from DSA suddenly see life from a dragon's point of view makes a wonderful addition to this popular series!
Dr. Jekyll has a double life, but then things spin out of control. Can Jekyll control his dark side, or will his dark side control him?
Nine-year-old Meg has finally been reunited with her family in Kansas Territory and life finally seems to be settling down after the pro-slavery ruffians finally were forced to leave. Her third diary is another triumph.
After firefighters visit Ms. Day's classroom, Fluffy gets a chance to see what they do firsthand, but Fluffy really wants to be a firefighter. But how can a guinea pig fight fires?
The students in the classroom of Fluffy the guinea pig dress him in a snowsuit, make a snow pig, and have a snowball party.
Ages 6-8, Grades 1 & 2. When Ms. Day's class takes a field trip to an apple orchard, Fluffy the guinea pig goes along, but will he ever get to eat his apple?
His name may be Fluffy, but the guinea pig in Ms. Day's class is determined to prove how mighty and brave he is by captaining a stormy boat, driving a police car, and flying a spaceship.
When Fluffy goes on a trip with Maxwell's family, he gets to see some of the sights in the nation's capital.
Ms. Day's class is planting a garden and Fluffy the guinea pig wants to help. So he learns that bees and ladybugs can help the plants, but those slugs have to go!
At the beach with Wade's family, Fluffy the guinea pig cant seem to convince anyone that pigs don't swim, and he even has doubts himself after dreaming that he is Aqua Pig.
Ages 6-8. Grades 1 & 2. When Fluffy the guinea pig learns that the class is visiting a dinosaur museum, he sneaks into Wade's lunch bag and joins the fun!
Groundhog Day inspires the class to celebrate Groundpig Day with their guinea pig Fluffy, and Fluffy gets to help an unhappy groundhog.
When Wade loses a tooth, Fluffy embarks on a nighttime adventure to put it under Wade's pillow. Along the way, Fluffy climbs a tower and braves a big cat so that the Tooth Fairy can find Wade's tooth. Full color.
Putting a new twist on a familiar tale, this reader stars Fluffy the classroom guinea pig. When Fluffy plants a jelly bean in the classroom's garden, he's in for a big surprise.
Fluffy the class guinea pig goes home for the holidays with Jasmine and ends up helping Santa by delivering presents with the help of an all-guinea-pig sled team.
At Christmastime Fluffy the class guinea pig discovers that he likes both getting presents and giving them.
Grades 1 & 2. Fluffy the guinea pig enjoys himself when Ms. Day's class has a party to celebrate the one hundredth day of school.
When Fluffy the guinea pig smells food inside Mrs. Day's handbag, he climbs inside and soon is on his way to a fun-filled day at the planetarium.
It's Halloween and Count Fluffula is ready! Fluffy leads the class Halloween Parade, impersonates the Pumpkin of Doom, and dines on Monster Eyeballs!
On the day of the school's Saint Patrick's Day party, Fluffy the classroom guinea pig learns about and meets a leprechaun.
When Jasmine forgets to bring Fluffy home with her for the weekend, the fun begins. On a school bus to Jasmine's house, Fluffy discovers purple goo, lollipops, and glitter, becoming Rock Star Fluffy! He even saves the day when the bus breaks down. By the time Fluffy arrives at Jasmine's doorstep, he's ready for dinner . . . and a bath!
School's out, and Fluffy the class guinea pig is having a heroic summer vacation. He rescues a child from a hungry shark (or so he thinks), competes in a Best Pets contest, an confronts dangerous animals in the jungle (backyard).
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