Did you know that in 1916, women weren’t allowed to vote in the United States? This is the true story of Alice and Nell (and a kitten), who set out across America in their little yellow car to change that.
Maria and Juan travel to the American border with Mexico to see their grandmother for the first time in five years. But Juan’s present for Abuela won’t fit through the border fence. Can creativity save the day?
Mogo, Yerbert, Froofle, and Wumpus are monsters. They have sharp fangs and claws and horns. So they shouldn’t be afraid of anything, right? Wrong! They are deathly afraid of terrible, scary… bubbles?
Binky the Space Cat and his team of space pets are plotting their escape from the “pet hotel” (vet’s office) when they discover a secret experiment that could help the evil aliens to take over the world. Now it’s up to Binky and the gang to save humanity yet again!
Dog detective Buddy is on the case! Muffy the pug has accidentally gotten switched with a similar-looking pug named Jazzy. Will Buddy be able to reunite both pugs with their families? If you like dogs and mysteries, you’ll love The Buddy Files books!
Fun and funny young brothers Charlie and Mouse star in four fun and funny short stories: The Lump, The Party, Rocks, and Bedtime Banana. What will happen in these stories? Read the book to find out!
Have you heard the story of Chicken Little? Well, this is not it! The chicken in this story is big - in fact, he is SO big that the other chickens don’t even believe he’s a chicken at all. But when it seems like the sky is falling, it’s Chicken Big to the rescue!
Two cousins - one from New York City and the other from Mexico - learn about each other’s lives by writing letters back and forth.The letters show that Charlie and Carlitos lead very different lives - or do they? This is popular author Duncan Tonatiuh’s very first book.
Did you know that worms are a lot like us? They go to school, they fight with their sisters, they have fun with their friends. But it turns out that some things are hard to do when you don’t have teeth. Or arms. Or legs.
Doug is a robot. His parents want him to be a smart robot, so every morning they plug him in to download information while they are at work. But one day, Doug looks out the window and wonders: What would it be like to learn about the world by actually exploring it?
Freddie Ramos should be having a super summer. After all, his super-powered sneakers give him super speed! But swimming lessons aren’t going well, and a bully is making trouble. Then Freddie’s special zapatos go missing! How can he investigate without his super powers?
Frog is perfectly happy floating quietly in his pond and visiting his friends. But when a mysterious object suddenly appears in the pond, will Frog, Possum, Raccoon, Rabbit and Squirrel be able to figure out what it is? Further adventures in this book involve a party and a hippopotamus.
There are lots of movies based on books, but this is a book based on an Oscar-winning animated movie. Zuri’s hair is full of personality and attitude as she is, but when she needs an extra-special look for an extra-special day, it’s up to Zuri’s dad to help her create the perfect style.
Did you know that reading a book doesn’t start with the first page? The first step to reading a book is to find a tree! Readers of all ages, find a tree and sit yourselves down to enjoy this beautifully illustrated poem about how to get the most out of every book you read.
Pampered pet pig Mercy loves going for a ride with Mr. Watson in his pink Cadillac almost as much as she loves buttered toast. But what Mercy really wants is to drive the Caddy herself, and one day she gets her chance!
Poor Pluto! You’d be upset, too, if some scientists suddenly told you you’re not a planet anymore. Broken-hearted Pluto, now known as an ice dwarf, takes readers through a fun (and informative) tour of the “real” planets, just looking for a little sympathy.
Princess Magnolia is everything a princess should be, with a shiny tiara, fluffy pink dress, and even glass slippers. But when the monster alarm goes off, Princess Magnolia transforms into her secret identity: the ninja-like, monster-fighting, ultra-cool Princess in Black!
After Rashin’s family moves from Iran to New York, she is excited for her first visit to an American beach. But American beaches are very different from Iranian beaches, and she misses her favorite beach treat: saffron ice cream. Will Rashin find an American flavor of ice cream to enjoy?
Healthy little Veggiebaby grows into well-behaved Veggieboy, and finally into strong, heroic Veggieman! But wait - this book is called Wedgieman! So how does Veggieman become Wedgieman? You’ll have to read the book to find out.
One of these things is not like the other in this book that challenges you to find the “odd one out” in various groups of shapes. Exercise your brain in a fun way - there are no wrong answers here; just different ways of “thinking in a mathy way”.
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