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Ellray Jakes Is Not a Chicken (Ellray Jakes #1)

by Sally Warner

Eight-year-old EllRay Jakes is sick of getting picked on. But every time he tries to defend himself against class bully Jared Matthews, EllRay is the one who winds up in trouble. It's just not fair! Then his dad offers him a deal: If EllRay can stay out of trouble for a week, they'll go to Disneyland! But being good for one whole week is not so easy. . . . This humorous and true-to-life story kicks off the EllRay series, which is just right for boys (and girls!) who are beginning to read chapter books.

Ellray Jakes the Dragon Slayer

by Brian Biggs Sally Warner

EllRay Jakes is a small kid with big problems! EllRay Jakes may be the smallest kid in his class at Oak Glen Primary School, but he's also his sister Alfie's big brother. So when it looks like Alfie is being bossed around by a dragon-like girl at her school, EllRay feels responsible. As her older (and wiser!) brother, shouldn't he show her that she should stand up for herself? But little sisters and four year old dragons are a bit more complicated than he thought. . . . Check out the other books in the EllRay Jakes series: EllRay Jakes Is Not A Chicken!, EllRay Jakes is a Rock Star!, and EllRay Jakes Walks the Plank!

The Elves and the Shoemaker

by Jim Lamarche

Here is the classic tale of elfin magic, loved by generations of children and made new by an artist of international acclaim. Jim LaMarche's stunningly rendered paintings, reminiscent of his earlier work in The Rainbabies, are the perfect complement to this favorite Grimm fairy tale.

Elvis and the Underdogs: Secrets, Secret Service, and Room Service

by Jenny Lee Kelly Light

Perfect for fans of R. J. Palacio and Gordon Korman, this is the hilarious and heartwarming sequel to Elvis and the Underdogs from author Jenny Lee, former writer on the Disney Channel show Shake It Up, the number one-rated kids' show in the country.It's been months since Benji's former safety dog, Elvis, was whisked away by the Secret Service, but Benji still misses him terribly. Luckily, because Elvis is now the president's dog, there are plenty of pictures and videos of him online. While watching footage of the president's speech on the White House lawn, Benji and his friends Alexander and Taisy see Elvis thumping his tail repeatedly. Is he trying to tell Benji something? The kids realize it's actually a code! And Elvis needs their help.And so begins another madcap adventure in which these underdog best friends will have to find a way way to travel to D.C., find out the truth behind Elvis's distress signals, and uncover state secrets without getting caught . . . or they may have to say good-bye to Elvis for good.

Emil and the Detectives

by Maurice Sendak Erich Kastner J. D. Stahl Walter Trier

Originally published in 1929, Erich Kastner's engaging tale has delighted readers young and old, for generations. It's Emil's first train ride alone and he's excited, and a little nervous. On the train, his fellow passengers are impressed with how polite and grown-up Emil is, and the man in the bowler hat offers him some chocolate--but Emil keeps checking his coat pocket, where he's pinned the money that he is taking to his grandmother. Soon, though, Emil finds himself getting sleepy... and the next thing he knows, the man in the bowler hat is gone-- and so is the money! With the help of some new friends Emil becomes a detective and tracks the thief through the city. With its enduring themes of leadership, courage, and teamwork, there are many lessons to be learned by the grownups and the children, alike, and the delightful illustrations by Walter Trier make this rollicking, heartwarming tale come alive.

Emily

by Barbara Cooney Michael Bedard

A young girl who lives across the street from the reclusive Emily Dickinson gets her chance to meet the poet when her mother is invited to play the piano for Emily. The girl sneaks up to Emily's room and exchanges a small gift for an authentic poem, which is included in the book.

Emily of New Moon

by L. M. Montgomery

Lucy Maud Montgomery has been beloved by generations of readers for her Anne of Green Gables stories. In the celebrated Emily trilogy, of which Emily of New Moon is the first volume, Montgomery draws a more realistic portrait of a young girl's life on Prince Edward Island. The twin threads of bright and dark, love and cruelty, hope and despair intertwine in a pattern as significant as it is enduring.Along with Emily Climbs and Emily's Quest, Emily of New Moon insightfully portrays the beauty and anguish of growing up.

Emma and the Blue Genie

by Cornelia Funke Oliver Latsch Kerstin Meyer

The beloved and bestselling author of Inkheart brings her signature imagination, adventure, and humor to a magical full-color chapter book for young readers! One night, Emma finds a mysterious green bottle floating in the ocean. When she pulls out the stopper, she sets a blue genie free! Most genies grant three wishes, but Karim can't grant even one anymore. A yellow genie stole his magic nose ring, leaving him small, powerless, and trapped in that bottle. Emma and her noodle-tailed dog have to help Karim get his nose ring--and his magic--back!

Emma: Lights! Camera! Cupcakes!

by Coco Simon

Emma has a supersweet, superstar secret--but can she keep it from the Cupcake Club?Hollywood star Romaine Ford is back in town, and she needs cupcakes for her movie premiere...and her wedding! But everything is top-secret. Emma is asked to make the cupcakes, but she can't tell the rest of the club who they are for! Romaine doesn't want any paparazzi to ruin her wedding, and she feels the less people who know, the better. Can Emma fulfill this order without spilling the secret to her best friends?

Emma's Not-So-Sweet Dilemma

by Coco Simon

Emma loses an important modeling job due to an injury she got while playing with her brothers. How will she pay for the beautiful holiday presents she planned for her family and friends?Emma is playing ball with her brothers on an unusually warm winter afternoon. But an errant toss from her brother Matt hits her right on the nose! Luckily, it's nothing more serious than a little swelling, but it's enough to make her lose an important modeling job at The Special Day salon. Mona hires "mean girl" Olivia Allen to fill in. Olivia is thrilled, not only for the job, but also for a chance to spread some nasty rumors about Emma. Worst of all, now Emma can't afford the beautiful holiday gifts she planned to buy her family and friends. Emma's Cupcake Club pals remind her that the best gifts come from the heart, and don't have a price tag.

The Emperor of Absurdia

by Chris Riddell

Ages 4-8. What kind of world is it where children are in charge and fishes swim the skies? Where dinner comes before lunch, but then lunch hatches and runs off to fetch its--uh oh--big, bad mama? But that's nothing compared to what the Emperor discovers when he wakes up the next morning! From a two-time winner of the most prestigious picture-book award in Britain comes an adventure in which the extraordinary is ordinary and nothing is ever quite what it seems.

Encyclopedia Brown and Dead Eagles

by Donald J. Sobol

Solve some more puzzling mysteries with super sleuth Encyclopedia Brown! Leroy Brown is back in the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idaville's ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and fun, it's classic Encyclopedia Brown! #147;I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid. "#151;Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Carnival Crime

by Donald J. Sobol

Ten exciting new adventures for the famous boy detective! Everyone's favorite fifth-grade gumshoe is back on the case! Following the classic Encyclopedia Brown formula, this installment presents ten mysteries, complete with answers at the end of the book that allow the reader to solve the cases along with the boy detective. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he takes on cases of giant diamonds, lazy lions, a country singer, and of course a trip to the carnival. #147;I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid. "#151;Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Soccer Scheme (Encyclopedia Brown Series #28)

by Donald J. Sobol James Bernadin

For fifty years, Encyclopedia Brown has been the best boy detective on the block and a favorite character for generations of middle-grade readers. Following the classic formula, this installment presents ten mysteries, complete with answers at the end of the book that allow the reader to solve the cases, too. Join Encyclopedia as he takes on the cases of an African killfish, a library book vandal, and a nail-biting soccer game. "I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid."--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Treasure Hunt (#17)

by Donald J. Sobol

Suspects who are identical twins...A leaking tent...Magical worm pills...A zebra's portrait...And a sheet of toilet paper from Spain that's been swiped!These are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try crack the cases along with him--the answer to all the mysteries are found in the back! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Two Spies

by Donald J. Sobol

The young sneaker-clad super sleuth saves the day again in a collection of ten short mysteries that invite readers to puzzle out the solutions before consulting the answers in the back of the book.

Encyclopedia Brown Double Mystery (Encyclopedia Brown Series #3)

by Donald J. Sobol

This special introductory offer features some of Encyclopedia Brown's first cases ever: "The Case of the Bank Robber" and "The Case of the Happy Nephew." These stories are great for readers new to the series and wonderful nostalgia for those who grew up solving mysteries with the boy detective.

Encyclopedia Brown Finds the Clues

by Donald J. Sobol

About the Series: Confident readers can match wits with their favorite supersleuth in sneakers in each volume featuring ten short mysteries. Try to crack the cases along with Encyclopedia- the solutions are in the back of the book! About this book: A stolen diamond necklace. . . Bugs Meaney- kidnapped? A dog that's been trained to charge like a bull. . . Divining rods that find gold. . . And an inflatable pillow that's vanished into thin air! These are just some of the ten brain- twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try to crack the cases along with him- the answer to all the mysteries are found in the back!

Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man

by Donald J. Sobol

About the Series: Confident readers can match wits with their favorite supersleuth in sneakers in each volume featuring ten short mysteries. Try to crack the cases along with Encyclopedia- the solutions are in the back of the book! About this book: A ghost who whistles. . . Eight stuffed penguins. . . An underwater car. . . A famous explorer's fortune. . . and an ldaville boy who's literally lost his marbles! These are just some of the ten brain- twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computerlike brain. Try to crack the cases along with him- the answers to all the mysteries are found in the back!

Encyclopedia Brown Keeps the Peace (#6)

by Donald J. Sobol

Leroy Brown is back in the next six books in the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idaville's ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and fun'it's classic Encyclopedia Brown!

Encyclopedia Brown Lends a Hand

by Donald J. Sobol

Match Wits With The World's Greatest Boy Sleuth A huge footprint in the soft earth . . . counterfeit money in a bird's nest . . . a threatening letter . . . an exploding toilet . . . a missing silver dollar . . . and a stolen newspaper clipping that could be valuable! These are the only traces left at the scene of ten brain-twisting crimes that Encyclopedia Brown must solve! #147;I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid. "#151;Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown Saves the Day

by Donald J. Sobol

Ten mysteries for ten-year-old Encyclopedia Brown, his partner, Sally, and the reader to solve. Solutions are given at the back of the book.

Encyclopedia Brown Solves Them All (Encyclopedia Brown Series #5)

by Donald J. Sobol

Leroy Brown is back in the next six books in the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idaville's ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and fun--it's classic Encyclopedia Brown! "I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid."--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Encyclopedia Brown, Super Sleuth

by Donald J. Sobol

With a knack for trivia, Encyclopedia solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad is also the chief of police, and every night Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes. Join Encyclopedia Brown as he solves ten new and even more confounding mysteries, including a case of a stolen watch, disappearing money, a headless ghost, and more. And with the clues given in each case, you can solve these mysteries too! Interactive and chock-full of interesting bits of information, it's classic Encyclopedia Brown! "I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid. "--Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

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