Seven stories about witches and wizards by different authors in this volume.
Step into the Dark Realm--home to the most dangerous Beasts yet! As Tom and Elenna navigate the horrid terrain of Gorgonia, they quickly realize that nothing is what it seems to be. Each step brings them to another dangerous encounter. But Tom won't give up. Not when Epos the Winged Flame is being held captive somewhere in the Dark Realm and Malvel has created a wicked winged Beast of his own. With the help of his friends, Tom is determined to chase down the evil wizard and return all of the good Beasts back to Avantia.
A spiffy guide to anything and everything a boy needs to know! How to do almost anything in one handy book. Found yourself in a sticky situation? Inside you'll learn how to escape quicksand (p. 40), build a raft (p.41), start a survival fire (p.99), or fly a helicopter (p. 11). Want to impress your friends? Now you can rip a phonebook in half (p. 35), hypnotize a chicken (p. 56), or read their minds (p. 73). Boring Saturday afternoon? Not anymore when you find out how to make a waterbomb (p. 79), a boomerang (p. 95), or a volcano (p. 88). And loads of other keen things you need to know how to do!
Now you, too, can survive anything, anywhere! Lost in the desert? Stuck in quicksand? Confronted by a man-eating tiger? Trapped at a school dance? Fear not, brave reader! With this essential survival guide, you'll find a way to get yourself out of every imaginable predicament, whether it's an avalanche or a zombie invasion! How to survive anything all in one handy book! Inside you'll find out how to treat a snakebite, send an SOS message, track an animal, make a map, and build a ladder. Find out how to survive a school dance, a shopping trip with your mom, a pop quiz, and a shark attack!
The Masters of Spinjitzu and the wise Sensei Wu are back in this brand-new chapter book based on the latest TV season of LEGO(R) Ninjago(TM)! Join the ninja warriors as they fight enemies old and new and encounter challenges that will test their strength. Will they be victorious in the battles ahead? Only time will tell!
When a human girl enters a portal into the land of the elves, she's in for a journey full of action, magic, and friendship!The chapter books in this series will have foil on the cover and offer enchanting adventures in a lush new world.
THE GOOSEBUMPS MOVIE captures the chills, thrills, and giggles of Scholastic's original bestselling series. Jack Black stars as author R. L. Stine. Zach, 16, has just moved from NYC to a creepy small town. He soon realizes his new neighbor, Hannah (also 16), is in danger. When he tries to rescue her, he accidentally unleashes the monsters created and brought to life by her writer father, R.L. Stine. Now it's up to Zach, Hannah, and Stine to get the monsters back in their books where they belong. Can they stop the monsters... for good?
One of the most popular LEGO(R) lines of all time, the best-selling LEGO BIONICLE series, is BACK with an all-new book! The hit LEGO(R) BIONICLE series returns with an all-new, never-before-seen adventure! This novel presents a tale of epic proportions, set on a mysterious island where the masters of elements called Toa fight for powerful masks that can be used for good, or evil...
The snippets are: 1. From The One in the Middle Is the Green Kangaroo by Judy Blume 2. From James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl 3. From Ramona and Her Father by Beverly Cleary 4. From Pinky and Rex and the Bully by James Howe 5. From Baby-sitters Little Sister #7: Karen's Birthday by Ann M. Martin 6. From Seven Kisses in a Row by Patricia MacLachlan 7. From Jasper and the Hero Business by Betty Horvath 8. From New Neighbors for Nora by Johanna Hurwitz 9. From Song Lee in Room 2B by Suzy Kline#12; 10. From Don't Call Me Beanhead! by Susan Wojciechowski 11. From Sophie Is Seven by Dick King-Smith 12. From Second-Grade Friends by Miriam Cohen
The first ever LEGO(R) movie hits the big screen February 7, 2014! This animated, family-friendly movie has an all-star voice cast. Written and directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs), The LEGO(R) Movie is a hilarious adventure that takes place in a world made entirely from LEGO bricks. Emmet, an ordinary LEGO Minifigure, is mistakenly thought to be an extraordinary Master Builder and he is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant (Lord Business) from gluing the universe together, thus destroying creativity. Now Emmet and his friend Lucy need to go on a quest through various LEGO lands to save the world. The movie is being produced and distributed in conjunction with Warner Bros and has an all-star cast including Chris Pratt (Emmet), Will Ferrell (Lord Business), Elizabeth Banks (Lucy), Liam Neeson (Bad Cop), Allison Brie (Uni Kitty), Nick Offerman (Pirate), Morgan Freeman (Wizard), Will Arnett (Batman), and more!
Masters of Spinjitzu: a new force to save the world! Will Kai be the greatest warrior ever known? Maybe, if he ever listens to Sensei Wu long enough to complete his training! He's stubborn, he's reckless, and he might just save the world.
Masters of Spinjitzu: a new force to save the world! Sensei Wu wants Zane to become a Master of Ice -- but he's already a master of snow. There's no mountain anywhere that's a match for his snowboard. But he'll need more than his passion for sports to master Spinjitzu. . . .
Snippets from books, articles, field guides, and poems with different genres and styles.
In the smart, sexy tradition of New York Times bestsellers NEXT SUMMER and SOUTH BEACH, comes a new, sizzling look at tangled teenage romances set in a posh country club. There's the filthy-rich spoiled princess lounging in her Versace gold string bikini. The uber-hot pool boy who never has his shirt on. The poor-but-beautiful girl stuck working behind the snack bar. The handsome tennis star whose even better at kissing.The tight pack of best friends who've been spending summers at the Club forever. . . AND the mysterious newcomer who throws everything off whack. This summer, their lives and loves will all intersect in the most juicy ways imaginable. Because, in the Club, no rules apply. . . except the rules of attraction.
Find out how the key players from yesterday and today influenced and interacted with each other during the world's most important moments in this brand new full-color biography series. One event. Six people. It takes more than one person to bring about change and innovation. So much more than just your typical biography, Profiles focuses on six of the most prominent figures during the Civil War. This book includes all of the biographical information kids need to know (background, family, education, accomplishments, etc.) about Abraham Lincoln, George McClellan, Matthew Brady, Clara Barton, Robert E. Lee, and Frederick Douglass. Find out why they were so important to the war and each other. Photographs, maps, and quotes will be interwoven throughout the text.
Magic is real with LEGO(R) Elves, the newest LEGO(R) theme that will leave young readers spellbound! Welcome to the enchanted world of LEGO(R) Elves, where building a magical adventure is just the turn of a key away! When Emily Jones was walking through her grandmother's garden, she never dreamed she would end up in another world. But after crossing through a secret portal, Emily finds herself in Elvendale, the mystical land of the elves... with no way to leave! Luckily, she meets the elves of fire, earth, wind, and water. Together they set off on a quest to find four legendary keys that have the power to open the portal to Emily's world. But it will take imagination and courage for them to succeed as they encounter riddles and powerful magic on their way. Can they unlock the mystery and get Emily back home? Young readers will be enchanted by this exciting chapter book series based on the newest LEGO(R) Elves toys!
When the evil alien Drek decides to destroy every planet in the Solana Galaxy, the Galactic Rangers turn to two unlikely heroes for assistance: Ratchet, a rare Lombax who works as a mechanic, and Clank, a castoff robot from Drek's own forces. Can they work together to stop Drek and save the galaxy?
The hit LEGO(R) BIONICLE series returns with an all-new, never-before-seen adventure! This novel presents a tale of epic proportions, set on a mysterious island where the masters of elements called Toa fight for powerful masks that can be used for good, or evil...
Presents brief articles on a wide variety of topics from Abolition Movement and Earthquakes to Prehistoric Peoples and Zoology.
This Literacy Place has a resource of fiction, non-fiction, poetry on various themes.
A collection of poems, stories, plays and autobiographies to help students improve in their English language skills.
A student workbook that provides instruction in reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing and grammar skills.
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