Raymie is determined to reunite her family by winning the Little Miss Central Florida Tire Competition. This necessitates baton-twirling lessons, where she meets Beverly Tapinski and Louisiana Elefante, who have suffered losses of their own. Together, these “Three Rancheros” will learn the value of friendship, loyalty, and family in this tender tale.
Did you ever wish you could jump into your favorite book? Owen gets his wish when he discovers that his classmate Bethany is half-fictional, and she agrees to take him into his favorite Kiel Gnomenfoot adventure series... as long as he promises not to change the story. Oops! This fast-paced, funny tale turns fiction upside down and inside out.
12-year-old apprentice detective Lemony Snicket is on a case to retrieve a valuable statue of the Bombinating Beast. The search takes him to a town called Stain’d-by-the Sea (which is no longer by the sea), where he immediately starts asking questions, as detectives do. Unfortunately, he keeps asking all the wrong questions…
Leonoro Logroño is 11 when she discovers a secret: all the women in her family are brujas, or witches, able to bake spells into the pastries they sell in their bakery. Leo immediately starts experimenting with the magic recipes on her own (wouldn’t you?) but she soon learns that magic—and love—are unpredictable.
Nathan Hale (1755-1776) was a daring soldier and spy during the American Revolutionary War. Nathan Hale (1976- ) is an author and artist who tells his namesake’s true story of excitement and terror in a fast-paced graphic format. If you love graphic novels, biographies, war stories, or Hamilton, you will love this book!
Inspired by an idea from a real kid, this is the story of a janitor and a shy scientist who—thanks to a time-machine accident—end up stranded in 12,000 BC. Meanwhile, back in the present, an evil mastermind is plotting—well, evil. Oh, and there’s also a “Story Creation Zone,” in case you’ve ever wanted to write your own story.
D.J. Lim is just an average kid until he meets the not-at-all average Hilo, a mysterious boy who can shoot lasers from his hands but doesn’t know about pants, or where he came from. Plus, giant robotic insects are attacking, and it’s up to D.J. and his friend Gina to help Hilo regain his memory and save the planet!
Amy Anne has always been shy and well-behaved, but when she discovers that her favorite book in the world has been removed from the school library because it was deemed “inappropriate,” it turns out that quiet Amy Anne might know how to cause a commotion, after all. Celebrate your freedom to read, starting with this book!
Gladys Gatsby is in for a busy summer juggling a new job as a Counselor in Training at a ritzy day camp with her regular gig as an undercover restaurant critic. Her latest assignment? Find the best hot dog in all of New York City! Filled with food and fun (and hot dogs), this is a perfect summer read.