The One And Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, #1 New York Times bestseller.
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Soon to be a major motion picture! Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller This stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this novel is told from the point of view of Ivan himself. Having spent 27 years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his friends Stella and Bob, and painting. But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from the wild, he is forced to see their home, and his art, through new eyes. The One and Only Ivan was hailed as a best book of the year by Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Amazon, demonstrating it is a true classic in the making. In the tradition of timeless stories like Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little, Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create Ivan’s unforgettable first-person narration in a story of friendship, art, and hope. An author’s note depicts the differences between the fictional story and true events. Plus don’t miss The One and Only Bob, Katherine Applegate’s return to the world of Ivan, Bob, and Ruby, coming in 2020!
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In her first novel since The One and Only Ivan, winner of the Newbery Medal, Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, friendship, and resilience. Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There’s no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again. Crenshaw is a cat. He’s large, he’s outspoken, and he’s imaginary. He has come back into Jackson’s life to help him. But is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything? Beloved author Katherine Applegate proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary. This title has Common Core connections.
“The true story of Ivan, known as the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before being relocated to the gorilla habitat at ZooAtlanta.”–
Accustomed to fighting everyone–including herself–Claire can’t believe that anyone would love her for who she is, and finds it difficult to cope with Paolo’s increasing devotion to her.
Three months. Three guys. One amazing summer. Summer Smith is in for the best summer of her life. Between the cold weather and her boyfriendless existence in Minnesota, Summer is ready for sun, sand, and boys in the Florida Keys. And by the end of the first day, she has more than enough to keep her busy: Adam, the senator’s son, has looks, power, and all the money in the world. Diver, the mystery man, is mellow, intriguing, and definitely unique. And Seth, the perfect guy…only he has a girlfriend. But with new friends, cute guys, and miles of hot white sand, Summer’s in for more trouble than she thinks….
A special edition for adults of Katherine Applegate’s New York Times-bestselling novel about an oak tree and a crow who help their neighbors embrace their differences. Trees can’t tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories. . . . Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood “wishtree”—people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red’s branches. Along with a crow named Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red’s hollows, this wishtree watches over the neighborhood. When a new family moves in, not everyone is welcoming, and Red’s experience as a wishtree is more important than ever. With a message of inclusion for dreamers and welcomers, this is a book for our lives and times. “A beautifully written, morally bracing story that will leave its imprint on a reader of any age.” —The New York Times Book Review
Enjoying the Florida Keys in August, Summer Smith must choose the man of her dreams from among Adam, a charmer with a secret; Seth, whose other girlfriend poses a threat; and Diver, who cares more for freedom than he does for girls.
Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There’s no more money for rent. And not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again. Crenshaw is a cat. He’s large, he’s outspoken, and he’s imaginary. He has come back into Jackson’s life to help him. But is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything? Beloved author Katherine Applegate proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary.
Five strangers share a beach house during their summer vacation.
In this short-story prequel to Katherine Applegate and Michael Grant’s Eve and Adam, fifteen-year-old E.V. (Evening) doesn’t know where she fits in to the universe. After a particularly disastrous school dance experience, she’s begins to wonder if she fits in at all. She did bloody the school heartthrob’s nose and all because he tried to kiss her. Having been accused of being a “frigid bitch,” E.V. begins to question her place in the cosmic world of relationships and dating to little avail; her CEO mother is emotionally unavailable, her dad is dead, and her best friend thinks true love exists in the back seat of a used Honda. But then E.V. spots someone, a blip on her otherwise indifferent radar that suggests there just might be someone out there for her . . .
Download the first five chapters of Eve & Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate In the beginning, there was an apple- And then there was a car crash, a horrible injury, and a hospital. But before Evening Spiker’s head clears, a strange boy named Solo is rushing her to her mother’s research facility. There, under the best care available, Eve is left alone to heal. Just when Eve thinks she will die-not from her injuries, but from boredom-her mother gives her a special project: Create the perfect boy. Using an amazingly detailed simulation, Eve starts building a boy from the ground up. Eve is creating Adam. And he will be just perfect . . . won’t he? Intrigued? Eve & Adam is available now!
Opposites attract when shy Christopher MacAvoy falls for the sophisticated Roxana Maslow and enlists the aid of scheming Michael Serrano to help him woo her. Original.
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Unable to ignore the strange dreams that she and her friends have experienced since they developed morphing powers, Cassie wonders if a dream that draws her to the sea is a cry for help or a trap.
The end of the world has come … and gone. The world we know as earth is dead.Jobs, 2Face, Mo’Steel and the other survivors had hoped to find a place capable of sustaining human life.A place where they might start over.A place they could call home…
Resenting his Animorph powers, Marco prefers to watch over his widower father until he learns that his mother is still alive, and he is horrified to discover that she is the highest ranking officer in the Yeerk army.
Four teen summer romances follow themes of first kisses, sunsets at the beach, love at first sight, and more, and include the writings of Katherine Applegate, Ellen Conford, Alane Ferguson, and Lee Wardlaw. Original.
Recent high school grad Kate Quinn had the perfect summer planned-a prestigious internship at the Safe Seas Marine Conservation complete with prime beachside accommodations. It seemed the perfect setting to clear her head and prepare for the future while letting go of her past. But when her best friend Chelsea joins her at the last minute, Kate’s plans for a quiet summer go right out the window. First she loses her prized dorm room and she and Chelsea are forced to sink their life savings into a five-bedroom rental. As if finding three roommates wasn’t hard enough, it turns out the tenant in the adjoining boat house just happens to be Justin Garret, the sexy lifeguard from last summer-the very person Kate’s been trying so hard to forget.
Kate wants desperately to rekindle her romance with Justin, Chelsea and Connor need to save their rocky marriage, and Grace’s passion for David forces her to return to Ocean City.
When Justin disappears, seemingly for good, Kate finds comfort in the arms of her handsome teacher’s assistant, Tosh McCall. Then Justin suddenly returns to the scene, and Tosh generously offers Kate all the breathing space she needs to make up her mind. Is Tosh as sensitive and understanding as he appears, or does he have a secret agenda of his own?
Endling #2: The First is the second book in an epic middle grade animal fantasy series by Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The One and Only Ivan, Wishtree, and Crenshaw! To learn if she truly is the last dairne in the world–the endling–Byx and her friends must travel into the snow-covered mountains of the country of Dreyland, where they hope to uncover the truth behind the legend of a hidden dairne colony. But the threat of war across the lands continues to grow with each passing day. As the group confronts untold dangers at every turn, they will ultimately uncover a treacherous plot that involves the other powerful governing species. With both her dreams and all the creatures of Nedarra on the brink of extinction, Byx and her friends are determined to never give up hope. Soon they find themselves the unlikely leaders in a simmering rebellion that risks everything they hold dear. Byx may be the last of her kind, but will she also be the first to lead the revolution? In this sequel to the New York Times bestselling first book–which received four starred reviews–Katherine Applegate once again delivers an action-packed middle grade fantasy with a unique setting, enthralling characters, and gripping adventure that is perfect for fans of Rick Riordan, Brian Jacques, and Tui T. Sutherland.
From Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Katherine Applegate, a sweet book of encouragement, filled with humor and insight into the effort behind any meaningful accomplishment in life. A perfect gift for baby shower, birthday, or graduation. This gorgeous gift book, equally perfect for preschool graduations or college commencements, baby showers or birthdays, is an inspirational tribute to the universal struggles and achievements of childhood. Beginning with a first birthday, the scenes travel through childhood triumphs and milestones, coming full circle to graduation. A magical blend of succinct text and beautiful watercolors renders each moment with tenderness and humor and encourages readers to “remember then, with every try, sometimes you fail . . . sometimes you fly.”
While at a meeting of The Sharing, Jake’s father is threatened with Yeerk infestation at the hands of his own son, yet when Jake acts on a plan to help his father, his brain suddenly locks up and leaves him helpless at a very crucial time. Original.
Summer Smith is looking forward to a wonderful vacation in Florida with her boyfriend Seth, but things get complicated when she saves the life of gorgeous Austin Reed and then falls for him.
Endling – an individual animal that is the last in its species or subspecies Byx is used to being the smallest and the youngest. But for all of her young life, she’s also been part of something bigger – part of a family, part of a pack. Until the day Byx finds herself alone, the last of the dairnes: an endling. Byx is determined to see if the legends about other dairnes she’s heard over the years are true. She sets off on a quest to find others of her kind, travelling through the war-torn kingdom of Nedarra. Along the way, she meets new allies who each have their own motivation for joining her: Tobble, the worthy wobbyk; Khara, the girl of many disguises; Renzo, the thief with honour; and Gambler, the principled felivet. Together they will uncover a secret that will threaten the existence of not just the dairnes, but every other creature in their world. . .
On trial for treason, Edriss 562 explains how she infested a series of human hosts in order to spearhead the invasion of Earth by her people, the ruthless, parasitic Yeerks.
Using their infamous cockroach morphs, Rachel, Marco, and Tobias gain entry into an alien enemy’s underground city and find themselves in danger of becoming alien snacks when an omnipotnet Ellimist arrives on the scene.
“Randy thinks it’s great when Mr. Hansen, the principal at Bradley Junior High, agrees to let her start a radio station at school. Now everyone will be able to listen to some goos music for a change. But even in her wildest dreams Randy has never imagined just what she is in for!” — Back cover.
From the author of the New York Times Bestseller Crenshaw How can you take the guy your best friend loves . . . when your best friend’s going to die? Alison Chapman has always believed she’d fall in love hard. And she does—with Sam Cody, a new guy with a gorgeous face and brooding eyes, a guy who’s impossible to resist. When Sam asks her to the Valentine’s Day dance, Alison is elated . . . until she finds out that her best friend, Isabella Cates-Lopez, has fallen for Sam, too . . . until she finds out that Isabella is dying. Now Alison wants Isabella’s last days to be her happiest ever—even if she and Sam have to hide their love. Even if, by sharing Sam, Alison risks losing him forever.
While returning to Mount Olympus to help the gods against Ka Anor, David and his friends fall afoul of mighty Neptune, and discover more than they would like about the lost city of Atlantis.
Enjoying a sunshine-filled holiday season on Coconut Key with her brother and best friends, Summer Smith is unable to get over her ex, Austin, in spite of his new girlfriend and is unexpectedly thrown together with him in a reckless reconciliation plan. Original.
Kek comes from Africa. In America he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He’s never walked on ice, and he falls. He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter – cold and unkind. In Africa, Kek lived with his mother, father, and brother. But only he and his mother have survived, and now she’s missing. Kek is on his own. Slowly, he makes friends: a girl who is in foster care; an old woman who owns a rundown farm, and a cow whose name means “family” in Kek’s native language. As Kek awaits word of his mother’s fate, he weathers the tough Minnesota winter by finding warmth in his new friendships, strength in his memories, and belief in his new country. Bestselling author Katherine Applegate presents a beautifully wrought novel about an immigrant’s journey from hardship to hope. Home of the Brave is a 2008 Bank Street – Best Children’s Book of the Year.
Five strangers share a beach house during their summer vacation.
Connor and Chelsea fall hard for each other, only to have everything turn sour with broken promises, secrets and unanswered questions.
A trophy for Roscoe? It seems like everyone has an award of some kind. Except Roscoe. But a pet-trick contest is coming up, and first prize is a big, shiny trophy. Roscoe really wants that trophy—would he even borrow someone else’s dog to win?
In Florida, Summer has fallen in love with Seth, but she can’t commit herself. Will he be patient, or will he find someone else?
Jake, Rachel, Cassie, Tobias, and Marco share an adventure in which their unusual abilities to transform into animals help them to solve a strange otherworldly mystery.
Mr. Destructo-Feet Roscoe’s friend Gus wants a pair of cool new shoes. But Gus’s parents won’t buy them until his old, boring ones are worn out—and that could take forever. Luckily, if there’s one thing Roscoe is good at, it’s destroying things. . . .
Justine Drew falls in love with a mysterious stranger she meets on an amusement park ride and never expects to see again, until Skyler, her younger sister, introduces him as her new boyfriend.
The thrilling conclusion to the epic middle grade fantasy trilogy from Katherine Applegate, the New York Times bestselling and Newbery Award-winning author of The One and Only Ivan (now a major motion picture!), The One and Only Bob, Wishtree, and Crenshaw! In the beginning, Byx’s original quest was to discover if there were more of her kind, or if she was destined to become an endling—the last dairne alive. She did indeed find more dairnes, and along the way she also created allies among other creatures in her world, including humans, felivets, raptidons, and wobbyks. But Byx and her new friends soon learned that it wasn’t just dairnes in jeopardy of extinction, but that everyone was at risk. With the world in unprecedented danger, Byx must rally creatures of all kinds to lead a revolution. Katherine Applegate’s Endling series has so far earned a collective five starred reviews, and each of the prior books has debuted on the New York Times bestseller list. She once again delivers an action-packed middle grade fantasy with a unique setting, enthralling characters, and gripping adventure that is perfect for fans of Rick Riordan, Brian Jacques, and Tui T. Sutherland.
In the beginning, there was an apple – And then there was a car crash, a horrible injury, and a hospital. But before Evening Spiker’s head clears a strange boy named Solo is rushing her to her mother’s research facility. There, under the best care available, Eve is left alone to heal. Just when Eve thinks she will die – not from her injuries, but from boredom—her mother gives her a special project: Create the perfect boy. Using an amazingly detailed simulation, Eve starts building a boy from the ground up. Eve is creating Adam. And he will be just perfect . . . won’t he?
When Senna disappears along with their only link to the real world, April, David, Christopher, and Jalil help Merlin in undoing the harm she caused in Everworld, but must confront Hel, who would happily see them suffer for eternity.
Justine is sailing off into the sunset . . . who’s going to be his mate? KATE would sacrifice anything to be with Justin-except her college scholarship. Will Justin’s plan to sail around the world fit into Kate’s big-city dream? GRACE thought that Justin was history. But when Kate takes off for college, will Justin come running back to Grace? CHELSEA survived her near-miss marriage to Connor. But can she live without him?
Lara’s lost Jake to Kate, and now she’s going to make everyone pay–especially Zoey. Lara know secrets that can hurt Zoey–and Lucas–and despite all her promises, she’s not above revealing them if it means revenge.
Kate, Justin, and Allegra are shipwrecked and it’s all Allegra’s fault. When Kate catches Allegra with her man, she wonders if their love is headed for the rocks, as well.
Desperate to win back Claire, Aaron decides to risk hurting Kate in order to renew his relationship with his true love, but Claire might just have decided that she has had enough. Original.
When she falls in love with Jake, Kate wants to make sure nothing ever separates them, but Jake harbors a secret that makes him try to persuade Kate to stay away from him.
When David’s girlfriend Senna is swallowed up by the Earth, he and his friends follow to save her, only to stumble upon a nightmarish land they could have never imagined. Original.
From the best-selling author of “Animorphs” and “Everworld” comes a dark and powerful new series that begins in 2011 when the Earth is about to be destroyed. In a desperate attempt to survive, a handful of people aboard a revamped space shuttle are placed into suspended animation. Light years from home and all alone some 500 years later, they awake to find that the very future of the human race is in their hands.
When Kate’s father refers to the beach house as a ‘love shack, ‘ he’s not so far from the truth. The fact is, everyone’s hooking up but are they connecting with the right people, or is it just one big tease?
Anticipating the summer vacation of her dreams when she visits Florida, Summer Smith meets three young men, including the rich and handsome Adam, the mysterious Diver, and the ideal Seth, who unfortunately already has a girlfriend. Original.
The ultimate test of Kate and Justin’s love comes in the form of a fatal accident, while Allegra desperately searches for a place to stay and Grace overcomes her feelings for David with Wilton, unaware that he may pose a threat to her. Original.
Chelsea and Connor are determined to marry despite the obstacles, Kate must decide how she will handle Justin’s imminent departure, and Grace and David struggle to determine how their relationship fits in with their life goals.
Jake is out of town – leaving the Animorphs leaderless. Will they be able to cope without him? Rachel is desperate to take over – maybe for good. Jake is getting nervous, and Rachel knows he’sjust not ambitious enough. The team needs her kind of attitude to go in and win. She’ssure she can do it…
Summer Smith spends her vacation in the Florida Keys meeting boys and working as a waitress.
It’s difficult for Ax being the only Andalite on earth. He’s lonely and far from home. If only he could talk to his family. Then Ax thinks of a way of contacting his home planet, but it means taking big risks. Risks that could spell the end for Ax and his Animorph friends.
An old dog has to welcome a new puppy to the household, in this chapter book by #1 New York Times bestselling author Katherine Applegate. Doggo is used to things being a certain way in his family. He likes routine. Cat says he’s become boring. That is, until Pupper shows up! Pupper is playful and messy, and turns the house upside down. Soon, the humans realize that Pupper needs some training, and off he goes to puppy school. When Pupper comes back, he’s well-behaved. He’s not playful. He’s not messy. But Doggo soon realizes that Pupper also isn’t happy. So Doggo steps in to help, and rediscovers what it means to have fun. Doggo and Pupper launches a delightful new series by beloved author Katherine Applegate, featuring illustrations by Charlie Alder.
When he stumbles on the blue box used to create the Animorphs–the shape-shifting animal-humans–David determines to become the most powerful Animorph of all before Marco catches him and turns him over to the Yeerks. Original.
When Zoey returns home to the town where she grew up, she fulfills Lucas’ deepest wish, but now she must struggle with forgiving the unforgivable.
In the summer before they leave their Maine island for college, Zoey learns that Lara saw Nina and Lucas kiss, Claire is pursued by a stalker, and Aisha copes with the discovery that her fiance, Christopher, was once married to a heroin addict.
They thought they could leave . . . but love brought them back. KATE is desperate to fan the flames of her once fiery romance with Justin. When tragedy tears them apart, will Kate find comfort with another guy? CHELSEA and CONNOR need a vacation in Ocean City to save their rocky marriage. But will the cool surf and orange sunsets tame Connor’s wild heart and wandering eye? GRACE swore she would never come back to the beach, but her passion for David forces her to return. Will she regret it for the rest of her life?
Rachel has a strong personality. But it’s not strong enough for two people. And now that’s the situtation. When thatlittle boy on the beach cut a starfish in two with his spade, he had no idea what he’d done… Now the Animorphs have anew member – or is that two new members? Sweet wimpish Rachel who’s too terrified to morph, and fierce, cruel Rachel who’s prepared to do anything to anyone – to get what she wants…And the Animprphs have no idea how to get the real Rachel back – before the twins manage to blow their cover…
Grieving over the suicide of her best friend, Hannah, Claire finds comfort in Hannah’s boyfriend but feels as if she is betraying Hannah’s memory when she begins to fall in love with him. Original.
Just as Zoey finally realizes that she loves Lucas, the arrival of a gorgeous newcomer, Kate, who will be living with Lucas, threatens their romance. Original.
Allowing herself to start caring for Tosh, Kate is alarmed when Justin returns, vowing to win her back, while Marta discovers that Dominic is responsible for the terrible event that changed her life, and Chelsea realizes she still needs Connor. Original.
This collection is perfect for anyone looking to try out three bestselling series that are fun, easy-to-read, loaded with humor and art, and just right for young independent readers. In includes: Roscoe Riley Rules #1: Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs: If the kids can’t sit still for the class performance, Roscoe’s teacher could be in big trouble. Fortunately Roscoe has a plan to save her—a super, mega, gonzo plan! What could go wrong? My Weird School #1: Miss Daisy Is Crazy!: In this first book in the outrageously funny series that has reached millions of readers around the world, second-grade teacher Miss Daisy is in over her head. She doesn’t even know how to add or subtract! But the kids have other things on their minds. Principal Klutz has promised that if they read a million pages in books, they can turn the school into a video-game arcade for one whole night! Alien in My Pocket #1: Blast Off!: When a four-inch-tall alien crash-lands through Zack McGee’s bedroom window, Zack is sure he’s about to become the first victim in a new War of the Worlds. But when the alien turns out to have weapons that are more ticklish than terrifying, Zack realizes that rather than protect the world from the alien it’s up to him to protect the alien in his pocket from the world.
As the three Remnants factions attempt to gain control of Mother, the computer that runs the ship they depend on for survival, their battle propels them to a shocking realization, and to the discovery of new enemies.
The continuing story of one intense summer that will change their lives forever GRACE thought moving out of her mother’s place would fix her messed-up life. But now she’s moved in with Justin, the first guy she ever wanted . . . and with Kate, the only girl Justin’s ever loved. KATE’S still crazy about Justin-but she can’t forget he hurt her once. Will she ever be any match for Grace? CHELSEA’S finally found the courage to dump her stuffy boyfriend, but is she ready for an outlaw like Connor?
Summer is heading for the excitement of Crab Claw Key for vacation. After months of missing her boyfriend, Seth, she’ll finally be in his arms again, and at the same time soaking up the Florida rays. But when Summer saves the life of mysterious Austin Reed, she ends up with more heat than she can handle. Will it be the spring break of a lifetime–or a spring breakup?
The Andalites have finally arrived, but there’sonly four of them, and their mision is to assassinate Visser Three – which can only be a good thing, can’t it? But the Animorphs are certain that the Andalites are hiding something, and now it’sall up to Ax. Can he choose between his friends and his people? Can he bring himself to infiltrate the Andalite ship in order to find out the terrifying truth behind their mission? and what of the Andalites’ news – the nearest armies are light years from Earth. Without hope of back-up from Andalite troops, are the Animorphs fighting a losing battle against the Yeerks?
In a “choose your own adventure” story, the reader must decide what to do when an alien demands a mysterious blue box in return for not killing the reader’s character’s father.
An explosion sends the Animorphs millions of years back in time to the age of dinosaurs. They have no idea how to get back to their own time. Part 2 continues the story of In The Time of Dinosaurs.
Finding nothing but trouble after becoming engaged to Seth, Summer Smith fears her Florida Key vacation will end up in sorrow when she cannot decide between remaining faithful to Seth or pursuing her feelings for Jared. Original.
Enjoying picture-perfect college life on Coconut Key with her brother and best friends, Summer Smith is unable to forget Austin when the Christmas season arrives, and she hopes for a reconciliation when they team up for a shared cause. Original.
Approaching the Halloween festivities, Aisha promises her heart to Christopher but is torn by a chance encounter that rekindles her feelings for Jeff, the boy who was her first great crush. Original.
In the conclusion to a trilogy that includes The Discovery and The Threat, Rachel and the other Animorphs resolve to eliminate David, an enemy within their ranks who may cause their defeat by the Yeerks. Original.
A boy named Jake wakes up to find himself twenty-five years old and in a world ruled by the aliens known as the Yeerks.
Kate had never intended to stand Jake up, and the situation was definitely Lara’s fault, but unless Zoey speaks her piece on the matter, Jake will never know the truth.
The Animorphs have no ally more powerful than Erek the Chee. But now he is helpless.
Ax, who has always believed that he is the only non-infested Andalite on Earth, discovers that there are others trying to survive until help finally comes.
Roscoe Riley doesn’t mean to break the rules Don’t Tap-Dance on Your Teacher Rat-tat-TAT! Tap shoes make the best noise ever! But tap dancing? The big boys say that’s just for girls. Roscoe promised to tap in the school talent show. When the teasing starts, will he keep his word?
Escaping earth’s destruction by an asteroid, the Remnants find themselves captive on a ship controlled by a computer called Mother who wants them to battle it’s enemies, but who is the real enemy?
Claire begins to suspect that her boyfriend, Aaron, is secretly seeing someone else, and Aaron must decide what he really wants, or lose Claire forever.
As Jobs and the others find themselves trapped between the extreme hot and cold climates of the Earth’s surface, they discover that the world’s current population may not tolerate the presence of the Remnants.
Kate becomes suspicious of the sultry Allegra, who seeks protection from a deceitful past in the arms of a new roommate, while Grace makes her decision between Carr the hunk and Wilton the brain. Original.
The classic tale of Jack and the bean stalk retold with animals taking the places of the regular characters.
Byx is the youngest member of her dairne pack. Believed to possess remarkable abilities, her mythical doglike species has been hunted to near extinction in the war-torn kingdom of Nedarra. After her pack is hunted down and killed, Byx fears she may b
Short, funny, true-to-life stories from Katherine Applegate, the author of the Newbery Medal winning The One and Only Ivan, the Roscoe Riley books are perfect for kids new to reading chapter books. They’re filled with appealing art, and they star good-hearted first grader Roscoe Riley. This collection includes all seven books in the series: Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs Never Swipe a Bully’s Bear Don’t Swap Your Sweater for a Dog Never Swim in Applesauce Don’t Tap-Dance on Your Teacher Never Walk in Shoes That Talk Never Race a Runaway Pumpkin
A brand new look for the hugely successful Making Out – the series guaranteed to hook any teenager who’s ever fallen in – or out – of love Making Out 6: What Zoe Saw; Zoey, Lucas, Jake, Nina, Benjamin, Claire, Christopher and Aisha have all grown up together on Chatham Island, just off the Maine coast. Zoey’s always been a romantic, a champion of the fairytale ending. Madly happy with Lucas, Zoey is confused that her thoughts keep wandering back to her ex love Jake. And then everything changed after what Zoey saw…
If the kids can’t sit still for the class performance, Roscoe’s teacher could be in big trouble. Fortunately Roscoe has a plan to save her—a super, mega, gonzo plan! What could go wrong?
Summer is back and the heat is on!
Randy rebels when her mother starts setting up house rules.
Desperate to keep Ben’s love, Nina decides to transform herself and shape up when she discovers that Ben confronts an operation that could help him regain his eyesight. Original.
The Yeerk infiltration contiues. Things seem to be going from bad to worse for Marco. His mother – now controlled by the disgraced ex-leader of the Yeerk invasion – has disappeared after their last showdown, but she may still be alive. of course, Marco’sfather thinks she’sdead, and he’sgetting scarily close to his new girlfriend, who just happens to be Marco’c maths teacher. With problems like these, it’sno wonder Marco’swatching TV agony programmes – only to find his favourite presenter recommending The Sharing, the front organization for the Yeerks.
Pulled into a world that defies everything they once believed, David, Jalil, April, and Christopher search for their friend Senna as they also try to find a way back to their own world.
The hilarious chapter book series about an accidental rule breaker from Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal–winning and bestselling author of The One and Only Ivan and Crenshaw, returns with a fresh new cover from artist Brian Biggs and bonus material! Roscoe’s first grade class is going on their first field trip ever to an apple orchard! It’s so much fun picking apples and seeing how applesauce is made. Ms. Diz, his teacher, expects the class to be on their very best behavior. And Roscoe tries—he really does—but somehow he still manages to land in a very sticky situation. Roscoe and his comical misadventures will appeal to fans of Megan McDonald’s Stink series, Nancy Krulik’s George Brown, Class Clown series, and Dan Gutman’s My Weirder School series. This repackaged edition includes Roscoe Riley’s Time-Out Activities, featuring lists, games, and more.
The new exchange student from Costa Rica appears to be perfect in every way except that Randy can’t seem to get along with him.
Ax and the Animorphs flee the Yeerks, who seek to find the blue cube that gives the kids the ability to morph.
A brand new look for the hugely successful Making Out – the series guaranteed to hook any teenager who’s ever fallen in – or out – of love Making Out 2: Jake Finds Out; Zoey, Lucas, Jake, Nina, Benjamin, Claire, Christopher and Aisha have all grown up together on chatham Island, just off the Maine coast. It’s confession time for Zoe. The only problem is that her boyfriend Jake seems far more interested in listening to Claire. Suddenly it seems like everyone’s got a secret and it’s only a matter of time before Jake finds out…
While Kate is torn between Justin and an unfaithful Tosh, Justin becomes involved with Marta, grieving over Dominic, who continues to cling to life, and Chelsea and Connor experience a night of unforgettable passion. Original.
Zoey doesn’t realize that her boyfriend, Lucas, is acting strangely because he is attracted to her best friend, Nina.
Marco is determined to save his father from the Yeerks.
The Islanders have known one another forever—but everyone has secrets. The third and fourth books in Katherine Applegate and Michael Grant’s electrifying series reach a whole new audience in this gorgeous omnibus edition. Nina has never been very interested in having a boyfriend. Especially since the only guy she’s ever really liked happens to be dating her sister, Claire. But when Ben and Claire break up, Nina begins to wonder if it’s time she take a risk and put her heart on the line. The only problem is the other thing . . . the secret that Nina has never told anyone. The secret that has haunted her for years. Now Nina must decide if she can tell her friends the truth. And, if she does, whether it’s possible Ben will ever look at her the same way again. Formerly known as Making Out #3: Nina Won’t Tell and Making Out #4: Ben’s in Love.
Zoey, Lucas, Jake, Nina, Benjamin, Claire, Christopher, Aisha and Aaron are the cast of Making Out. They all live on a small island off the Maine coast and they share fun, friendship and secrets, sticking together to learn what love is all about.
Kate finds her romantic Caribbean cruise thwarted by a seductive stowaway, while Chelsea is upset when Connor’s novel starts taking precedence over her and Grace recovers from David’s desertion by dating two new guys. Original.
Jalil, David, April and Chris continue on their quest in this fantasy series that expertly interweaves mythology from all over the world with a suspense-filled and action-packed plot.
A brand new look for the hugely successful Making Out – the series guaranteed to hook any teenager who’s ever fallen in – or out – love Making Out 1: Zoe Fools Around; Zoey, Lucas, Jake, Nina, Benjamin, Claire, Christopher and Aisha have all grown up together on Chatham Island, just off the Maine coast. Zoey has been with Jake forever, but when Lucas returns to the island after two years away, following a fatal accident he caused, Zoey finds herself drawn to him. And Claire has a secret – a secret that will change everything. But will all be revealed before Zoey fools around?
For the Islanders, falling in love is easy . . . staying in love is a lot more difficult. The drama continues in the fourth omnibus edition of New York Times bestselling authors Katherine Applegate and Michael Grant’s action-packed series. The first thing Christopher did when he moved to Chatham Island was try to convince Aisha she should give him a chance. And even though she was determined to resist his charms, Aisha soon found herself falling in love . . . until Christopher betrayed her. Now Christopher wants a second chance. But when an old boyfriend comes back into Aisha’s life, she is forced to decide whether romance—with anyone—is really worth it. Is Aisha ready to risk her heart again? Formerly known as Making Out #7: Lucas Gets Hurt and Making Out #8: Aisha Goes Wild.
A brand new look for the hugely successful Making Out – the series guaranteed to hook any teenager who’s ever fallen in – or out – of love Making Out 3: Nina Won’t Tell; Zoey, Lucas, Jake, Nina, Benjamin, Claire, Christopher and Aisha have all grown up together on Chatham Island, just off the Maine coast. Nina has always loved Ben, but he’s always been out of bounds as her sister Claire’s boyfriend. Except Claire’s only got eyes for Jake. Ben’s big romance is over and he needs a friend to help him through. Nina’s ready to be more, but Ben’s never going to know that if Nina won’t tell.
Two exciting adventures in one book. The Resistance sees Jake feeling the pressure but he knows that if he starts to lose it, the Animorphs are done for. In The Return, David – the sixth Animorph – is back and he has captured Rachel as part of his plan. Now he wants power.
When a group of friends travels to the Everworld, their perceptions of everything around them is altered and distorted in this fantastical tale for young adults. Original. 325,000 first printing.
Only a handful of the Eighty have survived the horrors of their 500 year journey and the treacherous environment in which they’ve now found themselves.Jobs, Mo’Steel, 2Face, Yago and the others have narrowly escaped the nightmarish demons of the first world the ship had created for them, but the new environment has new terrors, and the struggle to survive has divided the few humans left – could it be that they’re their own worst enemy…?
After years of lying, scheming, and manipulation, Lara has decided to turn over a new leaf, but at the same time she finds herself haunted by terrifying dreams.
A brand new look for the hugely successful Making Out – the series guaranteed to hook any teenager who’s ever fallen in – or out – of love Making Out 5: Claire Gets Caught; Zoey, Lucas, Jake, Nina, Benjamin, Claire, Christopher and Aisha have all grown up together on Chatham Island, just off the Maine coast. Claire’s always been unable to resist interfering in other people’s love lives – particularly when it might help her own. If Claire wants something she usually gets it, and it looks like Ben’s about to fall straight into the trap, unless Claire gets caught.
Summer has to make her decision before the summer is over: go back to her safe fiance or stay with the passionate love she just found at the beach.
Pig-napped! When Roscoe’s stuffed pig goes missing, he is convinced that Wyatt, the class bully, is responsible. When Roscoe finds out where Wyatt keeps his teddy bear, he decides to give that old bully a taste of his own medicine. That will fix everything. Won’t it?
While Jake and the other Animorphs try to stop Visser Three from reaching the Pemalite ship at the bottom of the ocean, they discover a strange underwater civilization.
Byx might be the last dairne alive. Together with her companions – loyal Tobble, brave and resourceful Khara, wise but deadly Gambler, and Renzo the thief – she is following a perilous path out of Nedarra and into the snow-covered mountains of the northern country of Dreyland. The threat of war is growing, and with it, the possible extinction of all Byx’s dreams. Just as the group make a hopeful discovery in their quest to find more dairnes, things grow dark. And a terrifying encounter with the terramants, another of the powerful governing species, uncovers a treacherous plan that could bring devastation to all the creatures of Nedarra. But Byx and her friends are determined to never give up, and find themselves the unlikely leaders in a simmering rebellion that threatens all they hold dear.
Zoey plays games with Aaron and sets off a wave of broken hearts. Making Out.
It seems like everyone has an award of some kind. Except Roscoe. But a pet-trick contest is coming up, and first prize is a big, shiny trophy. Roscoe really wants that trophy would he even borrow someone else s dog to win?
Hallie and her parents join a wagon train to Oregon leaving her grandmother behind, and now Hallie must learn to face the storms that frighten her as well as other, newer fears, with just her grandmother’s quilt to comfort her.
The Yeerks are desperate. They have to catch the Andalite Bandits who keep sabotaging their most vital missions. So they’ve developed the Anti-Morphing Ray – the ultimate threat to the Animorphs. When it makes them demorph, the Yeerks will know they’re human…
Zoey and Ben try to pick up the pieces of their lives after their sister Lara is killed in a fire.
A story about the invasion of parasitic aliens.
Explains the connection of Ellimist–a being with the ability to alter space and time–to Elfangor and his role in the future of the Animorphs.
Mickey and his friends celebrate Christmas together, in stories with instructions for making decorations
This collection of original stories based on the characters in the animated movie, Aladdin, takes place in Agrabah before Jasmine and Aladdin met and includes the tale of how Jasmine receives her pet tiger Rajah.
Get ready, science fiction and fantasy fans! Inside this special edition ebook, you get the exclusive chance to read the beginning chapters of seven incredible novels: Eve and Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate (Feiwel and Friends), Crewel by Gennifer Albin (Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers), Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers), Cinder by Marissa Meyer (Feiwel and Friends), All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin (Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers), Enclave by Ann Aguirre (Feiwel and Friends), and Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers).
Randy Zak and her friends decide to take horseback riding lessons, but Randy worries that a secret from her past will keep her from riding the horse of her dreams
Roscoe’s first grade class is going on a field trip to an apple orchard! It’s so much fun picking apples and seeing how applesauce is made. Ms. Diz expects the class to be on their very best behavior. And Roscoe tries–he really does–but somehow he st
Two-timing Aisha doesn’t like playing games with the two guys she loves. But how can she decide between Christopher, her long-time boyfriend, and brilliant but maddening David? Breaking up with either of them seems impossible, but keeping them both could be even harder.
Lucas tries to hold on to Zoey’s love, but forces at work attempt to pull them apart.
For use in schools and libraries only. Having gotten a pair of hard-to-find Walkie Talkie shoes, Roscoe is suddenly popular and wants his best friend, Gus, to join the fun, but before Gus’s parents will buy him new shoes, he must wear out his long-lasting sneakers.
After a devastating asteroid hits the planet Earth, and after the Remnants have been asleep for five hundred years, they wish to revisit their home, but a compromise with the aliens needs to be broken in order for this to happen.
On a small island it’s easy to know everything about your friends . . . except for the truth. The first two books of bestselling authors Katherine Applegate and Michael Grant’s beloved series about New England’s most unforgettable teens are now available in one volume! Two years ago the tiny New England community on Chatham Island was rocked by tragedy—three teenagers had a terrible accident that left one dead. Now Lucas Cabral, the person responsible for the events on that fateful night, has returned. But life on the island isn’t the same, and everyone Lucas once considered a friend refuses to speak to him. Everyone except for Zoey Passmore. Zoey knows that Lucas is off-limits . . . but she can’t seem to stay away from him. Even though she knows it would be better for everyone if he had never come back. Even though she is dating Jake, the brother of the boy who died. As Lucas and Zoey grow closer, Zoey risks tearing apart her close-knit group of friends if they discover the truth . . . that she’s falling for her boyfriend’s worst enemy. Formerly known as Making Out #1: Zoey Fools Around and Making Out #2: Jake Finds Out.
Lucas gets hurt when Zoey drifts back into the arms of her old boyfriend. Making Out.
For use in schools and libraries only. Tap shoes make the best noise ever! But tap dancing? The big boys say that’s just for girls. Roscoe promised to tap in the school talent show. When the teasing starts, will he keep his word?
Jinx McGee is only the second-best runner in the second grade, but she wants to be the best at something–although she doesn’t expect to become the best at making a fool of herself.
Claire just can’t mind her own business. It may be meddling, but she knows deep down inside, her friends desperately need her guidance. How would they every get by without her? The gang is going on a ski trip to Killington and everyone is sure they’ll have a fantastic time. But with Claire along, there may be more trouble than fun. Claire means well, but her meddling is sure to turn the ski trip into anything but fantastic.
Two adventures in one. In The Answer, the Animorphs have found a way to slow the Yeerks down, but now the Yeerks have decided the best way to win is to just destroy everything that gets in their way. The Beginning charts the final battle and the extraordinary conclusion to this series.
Two adventures in one. In The Absolute, the Yeerks are on to the Animorphs – and now they’re in hiding. The Sacrifice sees the war between the Yeerks and the Animorphs still raging. The Animorphs are fighting harder than ever and are about to face the biggest decision they’ve ever had to make.
Jalil, David, Christopher, and April must defend themselves against a group of transplanted aliens whose aim is to combine textbook information with their own technology to devise new and frightening weapons.
When the Animorphs try to stop the tiny alien Helmacrons from taking the morphing cube, Marco gets in the way and ends up with Helmacrons up his nose and inside his head.
For use in schools and libraries only. When first-grader Roscoe discovers that his stuffed pig is missing from his backpack, he accuses the class bully of “pig-napping” and gets even by taking the bully’s teddy bear.
Staying at a friend’s palace in the Arctic Ocean, Ariel and her sisters hear rumors that it is haunted by the ghost of Morven.
Christopher and his companions manage to escape from Fairy Land only to land in Olympus, the section of Everworld where the ancient Greek gods live, which is about to become the latest target of the insect-like forces of Ka Anor, the god who consumes othe
Discover the inspiration for a major 2020 motion picture. Inspired by a true story, THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN is the beautifully written tale of how a mighty gorilla wins his freedom. We return to the unforgettable and prize-winning world with the incredible sequel, THE ONE AND ONLY BOB starring Ivan’s canine friend.
Aldrea, a young member of the outpost the Andalite race has placed on the planet of the Hork-Bajir, must help her native friend Dak when the ruthless, parasitic Yeerks try to enslave his people.
They’ve all grown up together on a tiny island. They think they know everything about one another…but they’re only just beginning to find out the truth. Who loves Kate? She may never find out–unless the guy in question can summon up the courage to tell her. But with Kate still thinking about a boy she may never see again, and with nearly all the island couples breaking up, it looks as if Kate’s dream romance may remain a dream forever.
When Ariel’s sister Attina has a crush on a boy who works in the library, but is too shy to ask him out, older sister Adella tries to help.
This book tells about Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. and Colin Powell.
In the fourth installment of a spine-tingling series that has seen April, Jalil, David, and Christopher take on Vikings, trolls, Aztecs, and dragons, the group is about to discover the true opposite of heaven. Original.
Zoey fools around They’ve all grown up together on a tiny island. They think they know everything about one another. . .but they’re only just beginning to find out the truth. Zoey fools around , and it turns their world upside down. New couples are formed, friends become enemies, and secrets and unearthed. . .
Animorphs fans will want to collect this bestselling series in four-volume sets with a full-color slipcase cover. This set includes Animorphs #17: Underground, #18: Decision, #19: Departure, and #20: Discovery.
Stories tell how Jasmine finds baby Rajah, Abu leaves a life of luxury, Jasmine encounters her first suitor, and Aladdin rescues a boy on a runaway camel
They’ve all grown up together on a tiny island. They think they know everything about on another…but they’re only just beginning to find out the truth. Lara gets even with Kate because she can’t bear to watch Kate stealing Jake. Kate’s been searching for the boy who rescued her at Ben’s party and now it seems she’s about to find him. Can Lara dream up a scheme that will lead Kate straight to the wrong guy? Lara gets even They’ve all grown up together on a tiny island. They think they know everything about one another…but they’re only just beginning to find out the truth. Lara gets even with Kate because she can’t bear to watch Kate stealing Jake. Kate’s been searching for the boy who rescued her at Ben’s party and now it seems she’s about to find him. Can Lara dream up a scheme that will lead Kate straight to the wrong guy?
Ivan is an easygoing gorilla. Living at the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, he has grown accustomed to humans watching him through the glass walls of his domain. He rarely misses his life in the jungle. In fact, he hardly ever thinks about it at all. Instead, Ivan thinks about TV shows he’s seen and about his friends Stella, an elderly elephant, and Bob, a stray dog. But mostly Ivan thinks about art and how to capture the taste of a mango or the sound of leaves with color and a well-placed line. Then he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from her family, and she makes Ivan see their home – and his own art – through new eyes. When Ruby arrives, change comes with her, and it’s up to Ivan to make it a change for the better. Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create Ivan’s unforgettable first-person narration in a story of friendship, art, and hope.
Christopher, Jalil, April, David, and Senna escape from Atlantis to the island of Eire, a land out of Irish legends, where they discover that Merlin is getting closer, and that he will not stop his pursuit of Senna.
From #1 New York Times bestseller Katherine Applegate, a singular middle-grade novel about a girl who risks everything to help her handmade bear when he comes to life. The earth is old and we are not, and that is all you must remember . . . Eleven-year-old Willodeen adores creatures of all kinds, but her favorites are the most unlovable beasts in the land: strange beasts known as “screechers.” The villagers of Perchance call them pests, even monsters, but Willodeen believes the animals serve a vital role in the complicated web of nature. Lately, though, nature has seemed angry indeed. Perchance has been cursed with fires and mudslides, droughts and fevers, and even the annual migration of hummingbears, a source of local pride and income, has dwindled. For as long as anyone can remember, the tiny animals have overwintered in shimmering bubble nests perched atop blue willow trees, drawing tourists from far and wide. This year, however, not a single hummingbear has returned to Perchance, and no one knows why. When a handmade birthday gift brings unexpected magic to Willodeen and her new friend, Connor, she’s determined to speak up for the animals she loves, and perhaps even uncover the answer to the mystery of the missing hummingbears. A timely and timeless tale about our fragile earth, and one girl’s fierce determination to make a difference.
Florida is everything that Summer Smith had hoped for. But now she can’t choose between three boys -Diver, her mysterious night-time visitor; Adam, her cousin’s old love; and Seth, who would be perfect – if he wasn’t already with Lianne
Aisha goes wild They’re all grown up together on a tiny island. they think they know everything about one another . . . but they’re only just beginning to find out the truth. Aisha goes wild when a chance encounter rekindles all her old feelings about a guy named Jeff, who was her first great crush. She’s promised her whole heart to Christopher, but will a part of it always belong to Jeff?
They’ve all grown up together on a tiny island. They think they know everything about one another…but they’re only just beginning to find out the truth. Zoey plays games with Aaron and sets off a wave of broken hearts. Because Lucas is in love with Zoey, Claire has vowed to make Aaron her own. But the island is too small for big secrets. Zoey plays games with Aaron and sets off a wave of broken hearts. Because Lucas is in love with Zoey, Claire has vowed to make Aaron her own. But the island is too small for big secrets.
Bonus material includes an excerpt from the sequel, The one and only Bob, author’s note, Ivan’s signature, and pictures from the movie adaptation.
When a group of friends travels to the Everworld, their perceptions of everything around them is altered and distorted.
For use in schools and libraries only. When the first-graders’ bee antennae would not stay on their heads and the drummers would not stay in their seats for the open house play, Roscoe decides to help by using the “don’t-you-dare” glue.
Collects three stories from three different series involving children trying to free their framed parents from prison, a town full of ghosts, and a group of children who can become animals at will.
Last updated on March 14, 2021