Series: Who Broke the Teapot?!HardcoverBill Slavin9781770498334$19.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Apr 26, 2016
Mom is very angry. Her very favorite teapot is broken, and no one is 'fessing up. Was it Dad, sitting in his underwear reading the paper? Was it Cat, who was all tangled up in a ball of yarn? Was it Baby perched in his highchair? Or is there a surprising twist to this mystery that teaches Mom a little lesson in anger management? Bill Slavin takes a sly poke at parents in their less-than-finer moments in this funny and energetic story.
Series: Quiet PowerHardcoverSusan Cain9780670068234$23.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 10May 03, 2016
Based on the monumental bestseller Quiet, this new version focuses on the strengths and challenges of being an introverted kid Susan Cain sparked a worldwide conversation when she published Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking. With her inspiring book, she permanently changed the way we see introverts and the way introverts see themselves. The original book focused on the workplace; this book focuses on kids--school, extracurriculars, family life, and friendship. It also features Susan Cain's own story. There's eve... + Read More
Series: Dark Missions of Edgar BrimThe Dark Missions of Edgar BrimHardcoverShane Peacock9781770496989$21.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12May 03, 2016
Edgar Brim is a sensitive orphan who, exposed to horror stories from his father as a young child, is afraid of almost everything and suffers from nightly terrors. His stern new guardian, Mr. Thorne, sends the boy to a gloomy school in Scotland where his dark demons only seem to worsen and he is bullied and ridiculed for his fears. But years later, when sixteen-year-old Edgar finds a journal belonging to his novelist father, he becomes determined to confront his nightmares and the bullies who taunt him. After the horrific death of a schoolmate, ... + Read More
Kim Fitzgerald-Trout took to driving with ease--as most children would if their parents would ever let them try. She had to. After all, she and her siblings live in a car.Meet the Fitzgerald-Trouts, a band of four loosely related children living together on a lush tropical island. They take care of themselves. They sleep in their car, bathe in the ocean, eat fish they catch and fruit they pick, and can drive anywhere they need to go--to the school, the laundromat, or the drive-in. If they put their minds to it, the Fitzgerald-Trouts can do anyt... + Read More
Series: ShooterHardcoverCaroline Pignat9780143187578$22.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12May 03, 2016
The Breakfast Club meets We Need to Talk About KevinA lockdown catches five grade 12 students by surprise and throws them together in the only unlocked room on that empty third floor wing: the boys' washroom. They sit in silence, judging each other by what they see, by the stories they've heard over the years. Stuck here with them--could anything be worse?There's Alice: an introverted writer, trapped in the role of big sister to her older autistic brother, Noah.Isabelle: the popular, high-achieving, student council president, whose greatest per... + Read More
Series: The Clouded SkyEarth And Sky Trilogy Book 2PaperbackMegan Crewe9780143190950$12.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12Jan 01, 2025
The second book in Megan Crewe's scintillating science fiction trilogy -- now in paperback!Skylar never imagined that she'd end up helping a boy from another planet search through Earth's history for a way to end his people's secret control over her world. But now that she's been drawn into Win's group of rebels, she can't walk away until their mission is completed. Whisked to the immense space station that Win and the rest of the Kemyates call home, Skylar discovers that even the rebels don't see her as an equal. Determined to prove herse... + Read More
Series: Sea ChangeHardcoverFrank Viva9781101918524$21.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10May 24, 2016
One summer can change your whole life. As soon as school lets out, Eliot's parents send him to the very edge of the world: a fishing village in a remote part of Nova Scotia. And what does the small town of Point Aconi have to offer? Bugs, bullies and grumpy old men. But along the way, Eliot discovers much more - a hidden library, starry nights and a mysterious girl named Mary Beth. Critically acclaimed author and artist Frank Viva (Outstanding in the Rain) brings us this warm, funny and innovatively designed coming-of-age story. See Point Aconi... + Read More
Series: CharmedPaperbackMichelle Krys9780385680554$15.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 12May 24, 2016
The spellbinding sequel to Hexed--now in paperback!In this sequel to Hexed, a modern day witch hunt is going on in L.A. Indie risks her life to save her friend Paige, who, along with a group of other mortal teens, has been abducted and taken to Los Demonios, an alternate dimension of Los Angeles, where the most evil and murderous witches and sorcerers are sent after they've been tried for a crime.
Series: Beware That GirlHardcoverTeresa Toten9780385678360$21.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14May 31, 2016
From Governor General award-winner Teresa Toten comes a powerful and twisted psychological thriller that will rightly draw comparisons to We Were Liars and Gone Girl. Beware That Girl will keep readers guessing until the very last line.The Haves. The Have Nots. Kate O'Brien appears to be a Have Not. Her whole life has been a series of setbacks she's had to snake her way out of--some more sinister than others. But she's determined to change that. She's book smart. She's street-smart. And she's also a masterful liar. As the scholarship studen... + Read More
Series: Finding AudreyPaperbackSophie Kinsella9780385685016$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 12May 03, 2016
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shopaholic series comes a terrific blend of comedy, romance, and psychological recovery in a contemporary YA novel sure to inspire and entertain.An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey's daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother's gaming teammate, she is energized. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her fears with Linus in a way she's never been able to do with anyone before. As their friendship ... + Read More
The powerful, unforgettable new novel from the bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, for ages 12+.When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his Aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy household at the top of the German mountains. But this is no ordinary time, for it is 1935 and the Second World War is fast approaching; and this is no ordinary house, for this is the Berghof, the home of Adolf Hitler. Quickly, Pierrot is taken under Hitler's wing, and is thrown into an increasingly dange... + Read More
Series: The Witch's ChildJulia VanishesHardcoverCatherine Egan9780385684651$21.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14Jun 07, 2016
The stunning first book in an exciting new fantasy trilogy! Murder, thievery, witchcraft and betrayal--who could resist?Julia has the unusual ability to be . . . unseen. Not invisible, exactly. Just beyond most people's senses. It's a dangerous trait in a city that has banned all forms of magic and drowns witches in public Cleansings. But it's a useful trait for a thief and a spy. And Julia has learned--crime pays. Her latest job is paying very well indeed. Julia is posing as a housemaid in the grand house of Mrs. Och, where an odd assortme... + Read More
Series: The RephaimBurnThe Rephaim Book IVPaperbackPaula Weston9781770498518$12.99YOUNG ADULT FICTION Age (years) from 14Jun 07, 2016
Suddenly, Gaby remembers everything.For a year she believed she was a backpacker chilling out in Pandanus Beach. Working at the library. Getting over the accident that killed her twin brother.Then Rafa came to find her and Gaby discovered her true identity as Gabe: one of the Rephaim. Over a hundred years old. Half angel, half human, all demon-smiting badass and hopelessly attracted to the infuriating Rafa.Now she knows who faked her memories, and how - and why it's all hurtling towards a massive showdown between the forces of heaven and hell.
Series: OokoHardcoverEsme Shapiro9781101918449$19.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 3 - 7Jul 05, 2016
Ooko has everything a fox could want: a stick, a leaf and a rock. Well, almost everything . . . Ooko wants someone to play with too! The foxes in town always seem to be playing with their two-legged friends, the Debbies. Maybe if he tries to look like the other foxes, one of the Debbies will play with him too. But when Ooko finally finds his very own Debbie, things don't turn out quite as he had expected! A quirky, funny, charmingly illustrated story about finding friendship and being true to yourself.
Series: Disgusting CrittersThe ToadThe Disgusting Critters SeriesHardcoverElise Gravel9781770496675$12.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Jul 05, 2016
She's good for the environment... and she's disgusting!Distinctive trait: WartsFood preference: Bugs and wormsSpecial talent: Eating her own skinDisgusting? Yes, but fun, too!The Toad is the next installment of the Disgusting Critter series. Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about toads perfect for beginning readers. Humorous text and funny illustrations will leave young readers croaking for more.
Series: Disgusting CrittersThe FlyThe Disgusting Critters SeriesPaperbackElise Gravel9781101918401$8.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Jul 05, 2016
The first in a series of humorous books about disgusting creatures, The Fly is a look at the common housefly. It covers such topics as the hair on the fly's body (requires a lot of shaving), its ability to walk on the ceiling (it's pretty cool, but it's hard to play soccer up there), and its really disgusting food tastes (garbage juice soup followed by dirty diaper with rotten tomato sauce, for example). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Fly contains factual information that will tie in with curriculum.
Series: Disgusting CrittersThe WormThe Disgusting Critters SeriesPaperbackElise Gravel9781101918418$8.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Jul 05, 2016
The second in a series of humorous books about disgusting creatures, The Worm is a look at the earthworm. It covers such topics as the worm's habitats (sometimes they live inside other animals), its anatomy (its muscle tube is slimy and gross), and its illustrious history (worms have been on Earth for 120 million years). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Worm contains factual information that ties in with curriculum.
Series: Disgusting CrittersThe SlugThe Disgusting Critters SeriesPaperbackElise Gravel9781770496569$8.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Jul 05, 2016
One in a series of humorous books about disgusting creatures, The Slug is a look at the land slug. It covers such topics as the slug's two pairs of tentacles, one pair for seeing, one pair for smelling (it can see you're a kid and smell like broccoli), its breathing hole (on the side of its head!), and its pretty gross mucous covering (in order to find a partner, the slug can follow another slug's mucous trail. True love!). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Slug contains real information that will tie in with curriculum.
Series: Disgusting CrittersThe RatThe Disgusting Critters SeriesPaperbackElise Gravel9781770496590$8.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Jul 05, 2016
One in a series of humorous books about disgusting creatures, The Rat is a look at the black rat. It covers such topics as the rat's long, agile tail (it's good for balancing and picking noses), long teeth (they can chew through anything, including books) and disgusting taste in food (delicious electrical wires in tomato sauce, anyone?). Although silly and off-the-wall, The Rat contains real information that will tie in with curriculum.
Series: Great Idea SeriesZap! Nikola Tesla Takes ChargeHardcoverMonica Kulling9781770495227$19.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Aug 02, 2016
Growing up in Smiljan, Croatia, Nikola Tesla dreamed about harnessing the power of Niagara Falls. In 1884, he walked down the gangplank into the New York Harbor with four cents in his pocket, a book of poems, a drawing of a flying machine, and a letter of introduction to Thomas Edison, the "electrical wizard" of America. Upon meeting, Edison sent Tesla to fix the SS Oregon as a test and was so astounded that he offered Tesla a job at his factory.Tesla and Edison had different views about electricity; Tesla wanted to develop an alternate current... + Read More
Series: Great Idea SeriesSpic-and-Span!Lillian Gilbreth's Wonder KitchenPaperbackMonica Kulling9781101918432$8.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Aug 02, 2016
Born into a life of privilege in 1878, Lillian Moller Gilbreth put her pampered life aside for one of adventure and challenge. She and her husband, Frank, became efficiency experts by studying the actions of factory workers. They ran their home efficiently, too. When Frank suddenly died, Lillian was left to her own devices to raise their eleven children. Eventually, she was hired by the Brooklyn Borough Gas Company to improve kitchen design, which was only the beginning.Lillian Gilbreth was the subject of two movies (Cheaper by the Dozen and Be... + Read More
Series: Great Idea SeriesMaking Contact!Marconi Goes WirelessPaperbackMonica Kulling9781101918425$8.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Aug 02, 2016
As a boy, Marconi loved science and invention. Born in 1874 in Bologna, Italy, to a wealthy family, Marconi grew up surrounded by books in his father's library. He was fascinated with radio waves and learned Morse code, the language of the telegraph. A retired telegraph operator taught him how to tap messages on the telegraph machine. At the age of twenty, Marconi realized that no one had invented a wireless telegraph. Determined to find a way to use radio waves to send wireless messages, Marconi found his calling. And, thanks to his persistenc... + Read More
What is a day of counting with Barefoot Critters?ReadingMaking pancakesHelping friendsExploringSwimmingPlaying piratesLearning about numbers!Join this adorable cast of animal characters as they explore numbers and counting over the course of a day, having fun at all stops along the way.
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