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Heroes of Olympus

by Drew Willis Laurie Calkhoven Philip Freeman

Fast-paced and action-packed retellings of the most important Greek and Roman myths.Ancient myths continue to have modern relevance--for thousands of years they have been the basis for plays, operas, paintings, and movies. And in these retellings from acclaimed writer and scholar Philip Freeman, classic tales from Greek and Roman mythology find new life and inspire aspiring writers, artists, and musicians. Adapted from the lengthier Oh My Gods and specially tailored to a younger audience, these irresistible stories of philandering gods, flawed heroes, and tragic lovers portray the fundamental aspects of humanity and are filled with entertaining drama and valuable insights.

Paddington: The Junior Novel

by Jeanne Willis

When Paddington arrives in London, he's excited to explore the city that he's heard so much about. Thanks to a stroke of luck, he meets Mr. and Mrs. Brown at the train station. They welcome him into their home and agree to help him find the explorer who visited his family in Peru. As Paddington sets out to search for the explorer and discover the many wonders in the city, he catches the eye of an evil taxidermist who would love nothing more than to come between the bear and the Browns. It will take every member of the Brown household to help Paddington learn that finding a home and a family is the greatest adventure of all.Paddington, the first-ever live-action film with CGI animation based on the classic book series by Michael Bond, lights up theaters on Christmas Day 2014. With Harry Potter producer David Heyman and an all-star cast including Nicole Kidman, Hugh Bonneville, and Sally Hawkins, Paddington is a film that is sure to capture your heart.

The Diary of the Naughtiest Girl

by Jeanne Willis Alex T Smith

Inspired by Enid Blyton's bestselling school series The Naughtiest Girl - this is the hilarious diary of the naughtiest pupil there's ever been. Fans of Tom Gates will love this!'Mum says pupils aren't allowed to take mobile devices to Whyteleafe ... excuse me? It's the twenty-first century! What next? Ride to school on a penny-farthing?'When Elizabeth Allen is packed off to boarding school, armed with nothing but a journal to write in for entertainment, she is NOT impressed. How will she survive without her home comforts, especially her pony Ross (the only boy she has ever truly loved)? Elizabeth comes up with a cunning plan: she will be so naughty that she gets sent home . . . But then Elizabeth discovers a love for music and makes her first ever friend ... perhaps school life might not be as bad as she thought?The Diary of the Naughtiest Girl is written by bestselling author Jeanne Willis and illustrated by Alex T. Smith, acclaimed creator of the Claude books.

Danger Along The Ohio

by Patricia Willis

Traveling down the Ohio River in 1793, Amos, Clara, and Jonathan are separated from their father during a brutal Indian attack. The three children are swept down the river, and must make their way back through the wilderness in the direction of the Marietta settlement, hoping to find their father there. Their plight becomes still more dramatic -- and dangerous -- when Amos rescues a wounded Indian boy from the river. Though the boy mistrusts them and his condition slows them down, Amos refuses to leave him behind to die. Now more than ever, it seems they'll never make it back to their father and to safety.

The Hard Kind of Promise

by Gina Willner-Pardo

Sarah promised Marjorie when they were five years old that they would be best friends forever. But that was before seventh grade, when everything changed--everything except Marjorie. While Sarah wants to meet new people and try new things, Marjorie still likes doing the same things they always did. It seems the more time the two girls spend together, the more time Sarah wants to spend apart. How did a promise that was so easy to make become so hard to keep?With beautifully drawn characters and vivid details, this incisive novel portrays middle school in all its complexity--both the promise of what is to come and the pain of what must be left behind.

Prettiest Doll

by Gina Willner-Pardo

"It's good to be pretty. I'm really lucky." So begins the story of thirteen-year-old Olivia, or Liv, who started winning beauty pageants at age three. Lately she's been wondering, however, if that's all she is. She gets a chance to find out when she meets a runaway named Dan and they embark on a trip to Chicago, each determined to uncover family secrets. This story of two teens from very different backgrounds making their way in a world preoccupied with physical appearance sparkles with wry humor, romance, and a revealing behind-the-scenes glimpse at the world of beauty pageants. This ebook includes a sample chapter of THE HARD KIND OF PROMISE.

Best Friends Forever

by Kelly Willoughby Holly Willoughby

Join schoolgirl detectives Molly, Maria, Pippa and Sally for more mystery and glamour in Holly and Kelly Willoughby's final adventure set in a contemporary school for the Performing Arts, with the classic charm of Ballet Shoes and Malory Towers.Twin sisters Molly and Maria are first class detectives with a flair for uncovering adventure - there's no mystery too big for the Fitzfoster duo. But, alongside their crafty clue-hunting, there's also the small matter of a school camping trip in the big outdoors. The girls are ready to roll up their sleeves but nothing could prepare the friends for what awaits them en France . . . The sparkling finale to the much-loved contemporary detective series for fans of Robin Stevens and Katherine Woodfine.

First Term at L'Etoile: Book 1

by Kelly Willoughby Holly Willoughby

The enchanting debut novel from the immensely popular SCHOOL FOR STARS series, written by sisters Holly and Kelly Willoughby. This book is for every girl who has ever danced in front of the mirror, sung into a hairbrush, or dreamed of becoming a star.We are the Willoughby sisters and we have a story to share with you about one of the most important things in the world - friendship.On the first day of term at L'Etoile, School for Stars, twins Maria and Molly Fitzfoster meet Pippa Burrows who's won a song-writing scholarship to the school. The talented trio share the same dreams of super-stardom and become best friends. But will their friendship stand up against Lucifette Marciano's plans to wreck their chances and claim fame for herself?This book is GLEE for 9+ and is perfect for fans of BALLET SHOES and MALLORY TOWERS.

School for Stars: Book 2

by Kelly Willoughby Holly Willoughby

The second novel from the bestselling SCHOOL FOR STARS series written by celebrity sisters Holly and Kelly Willoughby. Catch up with Molly, Maria and Pippa as they return for their second term at the all-singing, all-dancing L'Etoile school.Christmas break is over and the three friends are reunited as they begin their second term at L'Etoile, the exclusive School for Stars. Little do they know what fun and surprises lay in store for them. A midnight mystery, a precious lost rose, centenary celebrations, a playful puppy with a twinkle in its eyes, and a royal visit are just some of the things that make them friends for ever.This book is GLEE for 9+ and is perfect for fans of BALLET SHOES and MALLORY TOWERS.

School for Stars 4: Summer Holiday Mystery (School For Stars Ser. #4)

by Kelly Willoughby Holly Willoughby

Join Molly, Maria, Pippa and Sally in the fourth book in the hugely popular SCHOOL FOR STARS SERIES, written by celebrity sisters Holly and Kelly Willoughby. Molly, Maria, Pippa and Sally are back and on a summer holiday, staying at the Fitzfoster's country house. But even when they are not spending their time at the glamorous School for Stars, trouble, mystery and adventure still follow the girls wherever they go! A picnic on the beach leads to a discovery of secret tunnels, smuggling antics and maybe even a ghostly sighting or two...This book is GLEE for 9+ and is perfect for fans of BALLET SHOES and MALLORY TOWERS.

School for Stars 7: The Princess Rescue

by Kelly Willoughby Holly Willoughby

TV presenter Holly Willoughby's seventh adventure written with her sister Kelly. Join schoolgirl detectives Molly, Maria, Pippa and Sally for more mystery and glamour, set in a contemporary school for the Performing Arts with the classic charm of BALLET SHOES and MALORY TOWERS.When an Indian princess arrives in school she wants to stop being royal and start doing normal things - pillow fights, midnight feasts and cooking are her idea of fun. The end of term extravaganza is a bake-off competition and Bollywood style play, so Princess Ameera and the girls are in their element. But someone is trying to get the Princess into serious trouble. Molly, Maria, Pippa and Sally jump at the chance of an adventure that will solve a royal mystery and rescue the princess.

Making YouTube Videos: Star In Your Own Video! (Dummies Junior)

by Nick Willoughby

Everything kids need to create and star in their own video! YouTube has won the hearts, minds, and eyes of kids around the globe. Young people everywhere are making their mark on this popular platform—some of them even gaining massive followings, worldwide recognition, and the paychecks that come along with it. While lots of youngsters are happy to be spectators, others are hungry to create and star in YouTube content of their own—and this book shows them how. Written for kids in a language they can understand, this book helps budding filmmakers and producers create their own videos—no matter the subject. It offers creators the insight on how to plan and shoot quality videos, install and use video editing tools, and post the final product to YouTube. Apply tricks that pro filmmakers use for better shots, lighting, and sound Edit your video, add transitions, insert a soundtrack, and spice things up with effects Shoot and share your video gaming exploits Share finished videos with family, friends, and the world For any kid interested in joining the YouTube revolution, this book is the perfect place to start!

Idols of Pop: Your Unofficial Guide to the Most Talked About Teen on the Planet (Idols of Pop)

by Amy Wills

Book three in the Idols of Pop series, Idols of Pop: Billie Eilish, is an essential fan-focused guide to the latest and greatest icon in pop music: Billie Eilish!This 64-page book features full-color candid and professional photos with the singer front and center. Packed with personal takes on life, love, music and more, Idols of Pop: Billie Eilish is your guide to one of the hottest pop stars in the world right now

Gulliver's Travels Movie Novelization

by Sarah Willson

In this contemporary reimagining of the Jonathan Swift classic, Jack Black plays Lemuel Gulliver, a travel writer who lands an assignment in Bermuda, but soon finds himself in the hidden island of Lilliput instead. He is literally a giant among the native Lilliputians, and quickly makes a big impression with them--especially after he stops the princess of Lilliput from being kidnapped by their enemies, the Belfuscians . . . and he tells them that he is President the Awesome from the Island of Manhattan. This adaptation retells the hilarious movie story for readers aged 8-12, and includes an 8-page insert of full-color images from the movie.

John Adams; Abigail Adams

by Christina Wilsdon

Delegate to the Continental Congress, and vice president and president of the United States, John Adams is a hero in American history. His wife, Abigail, an independent, strong, and capable woman, is as well. What was life like for these two patriots? How did they remain true to each other and to their convictions? Read these biographies to find out. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Question Card)

Angel and Bavar

by Amy Wilson

Taking inspiration from “Beauty and the Beast,” Amy Wilson’s second middle grade novel is a stunning modern fairy tale of magic, friendship, and finding the courage to fight for what matters most.After the death of her parents, Angel has a lot to get used to: a new home, a new family, a new school. The last thing she’s interested in is making new friends. Until she meets Bavar, a strange boy who slips through the shadows, a boy who might understand her nightmares. But Bavar doesn’t want to let anyone in. Everyone—and everything—in his enchanted house is already urging him to step up and protect the world from a magical rift and the fearsome monsters traveling through it, a responsibility he wishes he could ignore.Then Bavar discovers that the monsters are the same ones that killed Angel’s parents. Determined to stop the creatures for good, he reluctantly accepts Angel’s help. Together, Angel and Bavar must find the courage to stand up for each other and themselves to repair the rift between worlds…before it’s too late.

The Lost Frost Girl

by Amy Wilson

A modern-day fairy tale full of frosty magic, Amy Wilson’s stunning debut about a girl who discovers that she is Jack Frost’s daughter will enchant fans of the Emily Windsnap series and Frozen.“As magical as frost itself, The Lost Frost Girl is a truly special tale, told with gorgeous prose and filled with compelling characters. I absolutely loved it!” —Sarah Beth Durst, author of Journey Across the Hidden IslandsWith a name like hers, Owl never expected her life to be normal, at home or at school. But when Owl finds out that she is Jack Frost’s daughter, her world shifts beyond what she could ever imagine.Determined to meet him, Owl delves into Jack’s wonderful world of winter and magic—the kind of place she thought only existed in fairy tales. And as she notices frost patterns appearing on her skin and her tears turning to ice, Owl starts to wonder if being Jack Frost’s daughter means that she has powers of her very own.At once breathtaking and brimming with heart, The Lost Frost Girl is a story of family, friendship, and the magic of embracing who you are meant to be.

Paddington 2: The Junior Novel

by Annie Wilson

Paddington 2 comes to theaters on January 12, 2018, with all of the friendship, humor, and marmalade that made the first film a critical and box office hit!Paddington has been in London for a few months now and has settled into his new home with the Browns. But he often thinks about his aunt Lucy back in Peru, and as her 100th birthday approaches, Paddington is eager to find the perfect present. He finds a one-of-a-kind book that he knows his aunt will love. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to catch the thief and recover a most precious gift.Based on the major motion picture Paddington 2, this junior novel features a selection of full-color images from the film!

Just Words Student Notebook

by Barbara Wilson

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Reader Three: Closed Syllables (Multisyllabic Words)

by Barbara Wilson

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Reader Two: Closed Syllables (Blends/Welded Sounds)

by Barbara Wilson

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Wilson Reading System®: Student Reader Three (Wilson Reading System®)

by Barbara A. Wilson

Students gain accuracy and automaticity by practicing skills with a substantial amount of controlled text. Wordlists, sentences, and stories are 98% decodable throughout the entire 12 Steps.

Wilson Reading System: Student Reader Five

by Barbara A. Wilson

Students gain accuracy and automatically by practicing skills with a substantial amount of controlled text. Wordlists, sentences, and stories are 98% decodable throughout the entire 12 Steps.

Wilson Reading System®: Student Reader One (Wilson Works)

by Barbara A. Wilson

WRS STUDENT READER 1 contains phonetically controlled wordlists, sentences and stories that logically present practice with new concepts for Step 1 of the program. Wilson's two vocabulary levels (Level A and B) are included in each Reader.

Room 555 (Orca Currents)

by Cristy Wilson

Fourteen-year-old Roonie loves hip-hop almost as much as she loves her grandmother. She cannot wait to compete in her school's dance competition. But as her grandmother's health deteriorates, Roonie becomes more and more reluctant to visit her in the care home. These feelings of guilt and frustration cause Roonie to mess things up with her hip-hop dance partner and best friend, Kira. But while doing some volunteer hours in the hospital geriatric ward, Roonie meets an active senior recovering from a bad fall. Their shared love of dance and the woman's zest for life help Roonie face her fears, make amends with Kira and reconnect with Gram before it’s too late.

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