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There are some pretty wierd grown ups living in Bailey City. But could the jolly new janitor really be Santa Claus? The Bailey School kids are going to find out! "He could be Santa Claus," Liza suggested quietly. "Mr. Jolly does keep the building cold as the North Pole," Howie added. "And what about the little man all dressed in green? Didn't he call him S.C.?" asked Melody. "Mr. Jolly is just an old man who's trying to turn us into Freeze Pops," Eddie said. "But I'm not going to let him."
At the dog run in the park, Barkley's classmates meet Jingles. He is a jolly Eskimo dog who is spreading Christmas cheer. Floyd and Bubba think Jingles's human must be Santa. Jack is not too sure. Is Jingles a real holiday hound visiting from the North Pole? Picture descriptions added
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But is the winning rider at the motorcycle races really a sea monster? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! Howie ran his hand through his hair and gulped. "What would happen if a sea monster and the Loch Ness Monster clashed right here on Sheldon Beach?" Eddie sat back down on the sofa and laughed. "That would be great. Maybe we could get front row tickets." Howie rolled his eyes. "Will you stop fooling around? I'm serious'." "This is no place to be serious," Eddie told his friend. "We're at the beach. We're supposed to have a good time." "That's right" Melody agreed. "After all," Liza added, "sea monsters don't ride motorcycle
There are some pretty weird grownups living in Bailey City, But could Eddie's new math tutor, the Juggler in town for the Bailey City summer Festival really be a Sea Serpent? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! Eddie put his hands on his hips and leaned close to Melody. "Let me get this through your head. I may not like long division, but I am NOT afraid of a silly math tutor." Melody didn't back away from Eddie. She met him nose-to-nose. "Fine, then you won't be afraid to meet back here when the sun goes down. I'm going to prove to you that Bailey City is facing its greatest threat of all-a sea serpent!" Other books in this series are available from Bookshare.
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the new band teacher really teach a skeleton to play the tuba? The Bailey School kids are going to find out! "I bet that skeleton Mr. Belgrave calls Claude is playing the tuba," Liza said softly. "Remember Mr. Belgrave said Claude could play the song better than us." Eddie, Melody, and Howie looked at Liza in surprise. Melody rolled her eyes. "You're crazy," she said. "It can't be Claude," Howie shook his head. "Skeletons don't play tubas." "It is Claude," Eddie agreed firmly. "And I'm going to prove it!" Other books in this series are available from Bookshare.
A snowstorm gives Barkley's School an unexpected snow day, and the dogs have never had so much fun playing. But when one of the dogs is caught in the blizzard, Jack and his friends will have to work together to save the day.
Ben, Jane and Annie feel that the new visitor Uncle Yetta, in the Hauntly Inn, caused Bailey City to get hit with a ton of snow.
It's show time! Jeff, Cassidy, and Nina find some great props for their class play when they visit a sale at the old Blackburn Mansion. But they bring back more than just an antique fiddle and pet dish. They bring more ghosts! And the new ghosts like to sing... All of the Time! Now, the Ghostville ghosts are trying to steal the spotlight and ruin the class play. The show must go on... but it can't go on like this!
Floyd is forced to wear a big plastic collar after getting stitches, and Sweetcakes teases him unmercifully. Floyd is terribly depressed! Jack just can't stand by and let Floyd suffer, so he and his doggie sidekicks teach Sweetcakes a lesson.
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the creepy scientist in town to help with the class's ecology projects really be a swamp monster? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "Liza's afraid of swamp monsters," Eddie teased. "I am not," Liza said, putting her hands on her hips, "because there are no such things as swamp monsters." Eddie stood up and walked toward the swamp. "How can you be so sure there aren't swamp monsters? After all, the muck at the bottom of Swamp Dread is perfect for growing strange things--like monsters."
Harry the Westie is tattletaling on the other dogs and getting them in trouble. Harry's behavior is getting out of hand, and soon his schoolmates are upset. Jack helps Harry learn a lesson about good and bad tattling.
The dogs of Barkley have a chance to appear in a TV commercial, but only one dog will make the cut. Jack wants to be the next star, but to get to the top, he'll have to beat out his friends--and his bully enemy. When Jack finds out the producer has other plans, there may not be a top dog after all.
The Read-a-Thon is On! The kids at Sleepy Hollow Elementary are having an all-night reading marathon. Their goal is to read more books than any other school and earn a brand-new computer. But when the kids read about a treasure hidden in their own school basement, the Read-a-Thon turns into a treasure hunt. Cassidy wants the treasure and the computer, but one thing stands in her way: Nighttime is ghost time! And there's a whole lot of haunting going on. Readers beware!
Alex, Ashley and Adam Tucker think they have the classroom cookie contest won. But Mr. Parker says that the most important ingredient is missing from each recipe. Meet the Tucker Triplets! Mrs. Parker's class is in for triplet trouble and laughs! When the triplets start to brag about who can make the best cookies, Sam knows there is trouble on the way. What happens when the triplets try to bake cookies? Is it a triplet mess? One thing is for sure, it will be lots of fun.
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the small woman selling Tshirts at the carnival really be an evil troll? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "What do trolls have to do with Bailey City?" Eddie said. "Shhh," Howie warned. "We can't let J.J. find out we know she's a troll or we'll be in big trouble." "You are already in trouble," Eddie said with a laugh. "You're in trouble of being crazy." "Trolls are made-up creatures from fairy tales," Melody reminded Howie. "They don't sell T-shirts at carnivals," Liza said. "And they definitely don't ride roller coasters," Eddie told Howie.
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?
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
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