by Michael Rex
Eastwood Elementary's new student is nothing like the other kids in 3G. Fangbone is a barbarian warrior from another world! And he's been charged with the task of keeping a deadly weapon from Skullbania's vilest villain, Venomous Drool. Can ...
by Liz Garton Scanlon; illustrated by Marla Frazee
Pictures and rhyming text celebrate a family's day spent going to the beach, shopping at the market, eating at a restaurant and spending the evening with the rest of the extended family.
by Maurice Sendak
With Papa off to sea and Mama despondent, Ida must go outside over there to rescue her baby sister from goblins who steal her to be a goblin's bride.
by Shaun Tan
Awakening one day to a dark and somber mood, a little girl faces a day where everything goes very badly, and seeks hope amid her sadness.
by Faith D'Aluisio; photographed by Peter Menzel
A photographic collection exploring what the world eats featuring portraits of twenty-five families from twenty-one countries surrounded by a week's worth of food.
by Robert C. O'Brien; illustrated by Zena Bernstein
Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived.
by Kate Milford; illustrated by Jaime Zollars
At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing but soon guests are arriving with strange stories about the house sending Mi...
by Lauren Tarshis; illustrated by Scott Dawson
Eleven-year-old Barry Hunter and his family attempt to ride out Hurricane Katrina at home in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans when his little sister gets ill, but when the levees break, Barry gets swept awa...
by Betsy Byars; illustrated by Sue Truesdell
In continued adventures, May-May and Rose take their traveling road show to more audiences.
by Jerry Pallotta; illustrated by Rob BolsterMia's Review:This series pits fearsome creatures against each other, cleverly introducing science facts and zoology while asking kids to guess which animal is going to come out on top. Who is the real king ......read more...
by Jan ThomasMia's Review:This book is a quirky introduction to rhyming sounds for readers getting ready for the more complicated rhythms of Dr. Seuss. Beware the broom!
by Sheila TurnageMia's Review:A plucky heroine with a hilarious gift for storytelling and a real sense of place in a small Southern town make this mystery just the right combination of funny and suspenseful....read more...