Katie, who has never cooked a thing alone, switches into Louie the chef at a pizza parlor sponsoring a pizza-eating contest.
Katie Carew is fed up. Everything keeps going wrong. If only she could be anyone but herself! But Katie has to be careful what she wishes for...it just might come true! In this story, Katie turns into a hamster. Very cute. She has problems with a classroom bully and the way this problem is resolved is great. Fun facts about hamsters can be found at the end of the book.
When Katie and Suzanne learn that their favorite band, the Bayside Boys, will perform in Cherrydale, they think their biggest problem is how to get tickets, but Katie magically turns into one of the Boys and causes the band to break up.
Fourth-grader Katie is concerned when an older girl uses live mice in a science fair project, but when Katie turns into the sixth-grader and has to run the experiment herself, she has a different opinion of the student.
A Best Friend and 999 Other Things to Make You Happy will help one remember the good things in life--sleeping late, waterfalls, chicken soup, sunshine, laughing with friends....
Katie is so excited for her two-week stay at sleep away camp! Friends, activities, Color War, s'mores ... and wild animals???? But Katie can't go anywhere without the magic wind following here even to camp!
So many presents, so little time This holiday season Sabrina's shopping list is a lot bigger than her bank account. To make some extra cash, Sabrina gets a part-time job as one of Santa's elves in the mall. But when things get frantic, Sabrina conjures up loads of toys to calm down cranky kids. Trouble is, Sabrina zapped the toys from the real Santa's carefully calculated stock, and they're not easily replaced. If Sabrina's going to save Christmas, she's going to have to catch the next sleigh to the North Pole and roll up her sleeves in Santa's workshop!
Twenty-four hours. That's all the time Sarah has to tell Tim everything. With the usual end-of-school festivities, then all the packing and preparation, it's been so hard to put her feelings into words. She needs to tell him how proud she is of his dedication and courage. How much she'll miss him. How she wants him to go off and be the soldier of his dreams, but come home soon so they can begin the future of hers. Then disaster strikes, and Sarah is not sure she can tell Tim any of it. With only twenty-four hours left before he ships off, she's not even sure she can say good-bye.
When strict Mrs. Derkman moves next door to third-grader Katie Carew, scares her friends away, and insists she keep her dog, Pepper, on a leash, Katie finds a non-magical solution to the problem. Includes steps for teaching a dog to sit and stay.
Children will discover simple ways to manage the demands of school, friends, and family in this collection of fifty-six thoughtful mini essays. Each page contains one easy-to-read suggestion to combat stress.
There are bats in the school's clock tower and when Connie starts spreading a rumor that there is a Bat Master lurking in the halls, Doug and Skeeter learn a valuable lesson in friendship.
Katie agrees to be a buddy for the new girl in class even though her best friend Suzanne does not approve.
Welcome to Appleville Elementary Miss Popper's first grade class takes a trip to the fire station. When the alarm bell rings, who will save the day?
The students at the school aspire to be stars. When Eileen Kerr, a renowned talent agent, comes to town in search of her next hit girl band, the young women of PCBS realize how close they are to reaching their dreams. Only four girls will be chosen.
It's the first day of first grade at Appleville Elementary, and the kids who are going to be in Miss Popper's class are really excited. Well, everyone except Carlos, that is! He'd rather stay in kindergarten. Carlos decides he'll go to first grade for one day only, and he'll never come back. But when Miss Popper reveals that someone new will be arriving on the second day of school, Carlos can't help but return. Who will the new arrival be? The simple vocabulary and sentence structure make this new series a perfect fit for readers who are ready for their first chapter book.
One afternoon Katie overhears Mr. G. say he's cutting off his ponytail and picking up a suit. Mr. G. in a suit? Something strange is going on. Of course, Suzanne thinks Mr. G. is looking for another job. The kids in 4A can't let Mr. G. leave! So they devise a plan to make sure he stays for good. But when Katie turns into Mr. G., she discovers that she and her friends may have made their problem even worse . . .
Meet Frankie Muniz! He's the star of Malcolm in the Middle, one of the hottest shows on TV today. Frankie's fifteen, funny, and now he's famous. Here, for every fan who can't get enough of Frankie, is everything you need to know about him: how he broke into show business, what his hobbies are, where to find Frankie fan clubs on the Web, and whether his zodiac sign is compatible with yours! Extra bonus: take the all-Frankie quiz inside!
The whole class collects worms from the field to feed Slinky the class pet snake as a treat, but Katie refuses--she's a vegetarian! Then when the magic wind appears, Katie learns what it's like to be in someone else's skin--scaly snakeskin to be exact!
Snubbed by her best friend Suzanne, Katie magically turns into her as she is making her modeling debut at a fashion show at the mall. Includes a recipe for fruit salad.
Should I have a best friend? Is it possible to be "just friends" with a boy? Is it okay to make friends on the Internet? The Friendship Hotline discusses all these questions with a fun friendship test to help girls find out what kind of pal they are.
Katie Carew's third-grade class spends three days at Science Camp, where Katie magically changes places with the strict Head Counselor while on a hike and gets her group hopelessly lost. Includes directions for making all-natural soap.
Katie has plans to go to Suzanne's all-girl sleepover party, but Jeremy wants her to ride the hot new rollercoaster. Annoyed, Jeremy and the other boys from Class 3A decide that all girls have cooties.
Katie and George try to spruce up the school day by playing a few jokes. Using a joke kit, the kids make a splash pulling off one gag after another. When Katie turns into George, he's blamed for all the trouble. How will Katie get out of this one?
Can one little wish mess up the life of a nice, ordinary kid? Sure can! Nancy Krulik's funny, popular series begins on a day when nothing goes right for Katie Carew, the kind of day when you wish you could--poof! like magic--be anybody but yourself. Poor Katie soon learns that's when the real trouble starts! Katie is nervous about her upcoming clarinet performance, but Suzanne convinces her that a new haircut is just the thing she needs to wow the audience. And the only place for both girls to go is Cherrydale's newest, most stylish salon. Disaster strikes, however, when Katie is switcherooed into Suzanne's stylist right before her cut. Talk about a hairy situation!
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