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In this high school-set psychological tale, a tormented teen named Evan starts to discover a series of unnerving photographs--some of which feature him. Someone is stalking him . . . messing with him . . . threatening him. Worse, ever since his best friend Ariel has been gone, he's been unable to sleep, spending night after night torturing himself for his role in her absence. And as crazy as it sounds, Evan's starting to believe it's Ariel that's behind all of this, punishing him. But the more Evan starts to unravel the mystery, the more his paranoia and insomnia amplify, and the more he starts to unravel himself. Creatively told with black-and-white photos interspersed between the text so the reader can see the photos that are so unnerving to Evan, Every You, Every Me is a one-of-a-kind departure from a one-of-a-kind author.From the Hardcover edition.
Meet a guardian angel like no other, from a writer like no other. Bold rising star, Victoria Schwab, makes her whimsical, inspiring, and clever middle-grade debut. At a first glance, Aria seems like your average twelve-year-old girl. She has coppery hair, colored shoelaces, and a passion for cupcakes. But there's more to Aria than meets the eye. She can dream things into existence, use her own shadow like a door, and change the world in small, important ways. Aria is a guardian angel. She's been sent here to earn her wings. But to do that, she'll have to help three different girls. Aria's first mission is Gabby Torres. Gabby's always been quiet, but ever since her brother got sick, she's barely said a word.When a new school offers her a fresh start, Gabby wants badly to be someone new, but she quickly learns it's hard to make friends while keeping half her life a secret. And then Aria shows up. Aria, who knows exactly what to say and do to make Gabby feel better. Will she be able to help Gabby find her voice? And will Gabby still trust Aria when she finds out exactly what she is? Think John Green for middle grade, with a touch of magic!
Meet a guardian angel like no other, from a writer like no other. Bold, rising star Victoria Schwab returns with the second book in this whimsical, inspiring, and clever middle-grade series. There's more to Aria than meets the eye. She's a guardian angel. And to earn her wings, she'll have to help three different girls. . . . This time, Aria comes to Caroline Mason. At her all-girls' prep school, Caroline is being bullied. She eats lunch alone and is picked on by her classmates every day. The ringleader of the mean girls is Lily Pierce. But Lily isn't an ordinary bully: she used to be Caroline's best friend. When Aria arrives, she can see Caroline is suffering. But, to Aria's surprise, so is Lily. What is the story behind Lily's cruel actions? And can Aria help guide Caroline out of the darkness . . . and into better, brighter future?
Meet a guardian angel like no other, from a writer like no other. Bold, rising star Victoria Schwab returns with the third book in this whimsical, inspiring, and clever middle-grade series. At first glance, Aria seems like your average twelve-year-old girl. But there's much more to her than meets the eye. Aria is a guardian angel, sent here to earn her wings. But to do that she'll have to help three different girls. . . . This time, Aria must help Mikayla, whose family is having financial troubles. Her parents are putting pressure on her to be an award-winning dancer. Mikayla wants to help her family, but she's not sure this is the life she wants. Can Aria help her strike a balance and find true happiness?
The book helps in improving spelling skills by developing spelling consciousness, improving pronunciation for spelling and creating memory tricks.
Kids can dribble, shoot, and swish with hours of gaming fun in this new guide! Featuring thirty puzzles, this fun and educational book is a must-have for basketball players and fans. Children will learn the rules of basketball, the history of this popular sport, and tips for enhancing their game, as well as:The inspirational stories of basketball stars of yesterday and todayVarious offensive and defensive playsUp-to-date statistics and records of NBA teamsThe scoop on the NCAA, WNBA, and Olympic basketballFun basketball alternatives like "Around the World," "Street Ball," and "H-O-R-S-E"Most importantly, this guide shows kids the importance of teamwork and motivates them to stay active and healthy. This book will score points with kids and parents alike!
Did you know . . . The average person eats up to 430 insects a year? Dinosaurs used bad breath as a weapon? A soccer player runs about 7 miles per game? An ear of corn always has an even number of rows? Want to perplex your parents and flabbergast your friends with the who, what, where, why, how, and "yuck!" about the world we live in? Then you need this all-in-one collection of the weirdest, most fascinating, and sometimes just icky truths out there! You will gasp, gag, and giggle at facts about: Sports and famous athletes Animals at home and in the wild Science and chemistry Bugs and other creepy crawlies Dinosaurs and dragons Planets and the sun Featuring factoids and experiments about almost everything under the sun, this book is perfect for curious kids who won't be satisfied with ordinary truths--after all, the stranger the better!
Are you counting down the days until Christmas? Have you finished your Christmas list, hung up your stocking, and helped decorate the tree - only to sit back and continue counting down until the big event? The Everything Kids' Christmas Puzzle & Activity Book invites you to stop the waiting game and dive straight into the holiday fun! Jam-packed full of puzzles, mazes, games and activities, The Everything Kids' Christmas Puzzle & Activity Book will make the time before Christmas pass by in a flash! You are invited to use a decoder to unravel Christmas tree riddles, solve crossword puzzles hidden inside of stockings, and wind your way through a tree-farm maze.
Kids love helping Mom and Dad in the kitchen and whipping up meals for family and friends, and this updated edition teaches kids the basics about cooking, kitchen safety, and nutrition, while offering recipes for a Just Peachy Smoothie, Bite-Sized Blueberry Pancakes, Poppin' Popovers, Take-Along Trail Mix, and more! With 30 delicious food-themed puzzles, kids will have fun both in and out of the kitchen. Written by a certified dietician, this creative cookbook gives kids the know-how and tools they need to become young chefs in the making! This edition features completely new material, including approximately 90 new recipes for all three meals of the day, as well as delicious drinks and desserts, the revised Food Pyramid, and approximately 30 puzzles!
Kids love helping Mom and Dad in the kitchen and whipping up meals for family and friends, and this updated edition teaches kids the basics about cooking, kitchen safety, and nutrition, while offering recipes for a Just Peachy Smoothie, Bite-Sized Blueberry Pancakes, Poppin? Popovers, Take-Along Trail Mix, and more! With 30 delicious food-themed puzzles, kids will have fun both in and out of the kitchen. Written by a certified dietician, this creative cookbook gives kids the know-how and tools they need to become young chefs in the making! This edition features completely new material, including approximately 90 new recipes for all three meals of the day, as well as delicious drinks and desserts, the revised Food Pyramid, and approximately 30 puzzles!
Explore the ancient world of volcanoes, earthquakes, fossils, and more with The Everything Kids' Dinosaurs Book! Loaded with puzzles, games, and trivia, you can learn all about your favorite dinosaurs from Brontosaurus to T-Rex and find out what the earth was like way before humans were around. Using The Everything Kids' Dinosaurs Book, you can: Learn about what paleontologists study to become a dinosaur scientist; maneuver through swampy amphibian mazes and Jurassic jungles; create big dino fun with crafty art and cooking projects; hunt for hidden dinosaurs in the most unlikely places; find out what other reptiles and birds existed hundreds of millions of years ago; and much more! Packed with tons of interactive activities, The Everything Kids' Dinosaurs Book guarantees a prehistoric adventure so exciting that you'll swear these beasts are living right in your own backyard!
Kids can get up close to fire-breathing dragons in this magical puzzle and activity book. Featuring more than 100 fantastical puzzles, this activity book teaches kids everything they need to know about these mystical creatures, including: the history of dragons, known as dragonology; dragons from around the world; friends of dragons and how baby dragons grow; the many different types of dragons; how to make friends with a dragon; dragons caves and lairs; and more! With this book, kids can dare to venture into the mythical world of dragons'without getting burned!
Why is the sky blue? What makes a balloon float? Why can't I see in the dark?You can discover the answers to these questions and more with The Everything Kids' Easy Science Experiments Book. Using easy-to-find household materials like soda bottles and flashlights, you can build bubbles, create plastic--even make raisins dance! All of the experiments are kid-tested and educational--but more importantly, they're tons of fun! These quick and easy experiments help you to:Explore your five sensesDiscover density and sound Delve into seasons, life cycles, and weatherInvestigate electricity and lightStudy the solar system and landforms Examine matter and acids/bases This is the perfect book for a rainy Saturday, a lazy vacation day, or even after school. You'll have so much fun conducting the experiments, you'll forget that you're actually learning about science!
From North America's mountains to Africa's deserts, this book will help kids learn the locations of states, countries, and continents around the world. They will also learn about the features that make up each region, including: What's growing in the Amazon Rainforest; The longest river in the world - the Nile in Africa; The "frozen Ts" of Asia - the tundra and the taiga; Shelves of ice in Antarctica; The uniqueness of the Australian Outback; and more. With exciting puzzles and activities, this book is a great tool for teachers and parents who want to make learning fun for kids. Before long, young readers will be reading maps and navigating tough terrain like bona fide geographers!
From North America's mountains to Africa's deserts, this book will help kids learn the locations of states, countries, and continents around the world. They will also learn about the features that make up each region, including: What's growing in the Amazon Rainforest; The longest river in the world - the Nile in Africa; The ?frozen Ts? of Asia - the tundra and the taiga; Shelves of ice in Antarctica; The uniqueness of the Australian Outback; and more. With exciting puzzles and activities, this book is a great tool for teachers and parents who want to make learning fun for kids. Before long, young readers will be reading maps and navigating tough terrain like bona fide geographers!
Why did the chicken cross the road? Knock, knock. Who's there? What do you get when you . . . ? As kids guess the answers, they're sure to get the giggles! With this book, little ones will look forward to sharing the jokes with parents, teachers, and siblings--and even coming up with some variations of their own! In addition to hundreds of rib-tickling jokes, readers will love: Head-scratching brain teasers Punny knock-knock jokes Hysterical puzzles Ridiculous riddles And much, much more! Amid the jokes, kids also find information on how to deliver the perfect punch line and how their favorite comics got started telling jokes. Every budding comic needs a little help getting started, and this book is the perfect go-to for getting laughs!
Spending time in the kitchen might be a chore for busy mums and dads, but kids see the kitchen as a fun and exciting place to explore their creative sides. Filled with puzzles and over 50 recipes for gooey, oozy, slimy meals that kids can make themselves, "The Everything Kids' Gross Cookbook" helps parents teach their kids about kitchen safety issues while preparing yucky recipes for: - wacky schnacks, such as putrefied eyeballs; - favorite foods, such as fish-eye tacos and zit-face pizza; - sick salads & sides, such as Puke au Gratin and Dragon Slobber. With "The Everything Kids' Gross Cookbook", kids can be creative in the kitchen, making slimy, smelly meals while learning important kitchen safety tips and cooking terms as well as how to eat, drink, and be healthy - the "gross" way, of course!
Serve your parents the kind of food you'd like to eat for dinner! The Everything[Registered] Kids' Gross Cookbook gives you the stomach-churning tools and nasty know- how you need to make disgusting meals for your unsuspecting family. Gross your parents and siblings out with dishes like: Wacky Snacks such as Putrefied Eyeballs, Grilled Sneeze Sandwich and Zit-Face Pizza for Lunch, Sick Salads & Sides such as Puke au Gratin and Monkey Vomit, Disgusting Desserts such as Troll's Toes and Grubs in Dirt, Burps & Slurps such as Slug Spit. Book jacket.
If you're up for some side-splitting and stomach-churning laughs, grab The Everything Kids' Gross Jokes Book as fast as you can! It's packed with hundreds of one-liners and knock-knocks to make you turn green! Make your way through sick sections such as: The Gross-Store; There's Grime in My Slime!; Everybody Oozes; Who Among Us Is a Fungus?; Dead Fly Pie; and many more! Chock full of puzzles, games, and activities, The Everything Kids' Gross Jokes Book scores a perfect 10 on the Gross-o-meter!
Kids love to tell jokes, and with The Everything Kids' Joke Book, they'll never be at a loss for a good one. Inside, they'll learn: the world's seven best limericks; monster jokes; nickname games; cowboy jokes; light bulb jokes; knock-knock jokes; and hundreds more! And if they ever stop laughing, they can take a humor quiz to see how strong their funny bone really is! Not only does The Everything Kids' Joke Book provide kids with an endless supply of good clean jokes, but it also offers tips on how to tell jokes, how to deliver a punch line, and how to get laughs from family and friends!
"The Everything Kids' Learning French Book" offers kids a fun way to learn a second language.It contains nine chapters including: Speaking and spelling first names ("prenoms") and common words; Addressing the family ("ma famille"); and, Popular phrases like please and thank you ("S'il te plait" and "merci").It covers topics like Let's Go Outdoors ("On va dehors"), Asking Questions ("Regler des problemes") and Expressing Feelings ("Exprimer ses sentiments")."The Everything Kids' Learning French Book" helps kids learn French, while testing their knowledge of the language with 30 puzzles and activities.Complete with an English-French Dictionary as well as a list of fun books, "The Everything Kids' Learning French Book", kids will enjoy learning French, just for fun ("Amuse-toi bien")!
Hola, amigos! So, you want to learn Spanish but don't know where to start? Start aquî, with The Everything KIDS' Learning Spanish Book. Packed with sections of fun facts, tips, and silly Spanish phrases, you'll be speaking Spanish before you can say pronto! With this book, you'll learn how to say all of the following in Spanish: Descriptions about yourself and your family Letters, numbers, and punctuation Food and meals Sports and school And some fun phrases to play with Loaded with fåcil and fun lessons to keep you busy for hours, The Everything KIDS' Learning Spanish Book is just the thing to get you to hablar Español hoy!
From saving for a new bike to investing their allowance online, kids get the cents they need with this. Kids will also learn: how coins and bills are made; what money can buy'from school supplies to fun and games; how credit cards work; ways to watch money grow'from savings to stocks; cool financial technology; and more! Saving money isn't about a piggy bank anymore. Today's kids are investing money, starting their own small businesses, and watching their savings earn interest. This book will teach kids all they need to know about the ?green? they earn so they can save or spend it wisely. This edition includes completely new material on online banking, opening a bank account, and saving allowance.
Where's the fun? It's in this book! Kids will love searching through 100 puzzles as they seek out pictures in hidden places such as: A dragon's lair A teacher's messy classroom A Mayan kingdom A Fourth of July parade A pumpkin patch And many, many more! Picking out pictures from a busy background helps kids identify shapes and objects while providing endless entertainment. In this brand-new book, seasoned puzzlemaker Beth L. Blair sends kids on a picture-finding adventure they'll never forget!
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