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The famous Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci is the twentieth hero in the New York Times bestselling biography series. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of an icon in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. AThis book features Leonardo da Vinci, the Renaissance artist and inventor.Show more
Someone had made a terrible, tragic, fatal mistake. Unless, of course . . . Unless they'd done it on purpose. After falling victim to a vile betrayal, Zed is cut off from Brock and their friends and unable to warn them about a dangerous enemy on the move. The Adventurers Guild may have defeated the evil that cast the elves from their home, but that doesn't keep them in the Freestoners' good graces for long. An ordinary day at the market comes to a fatal end when a rare Danger infiltrates the city, leaving over a dozen dead. Tensions come to a boil as the city is threatened by upheaval from within and becomes alight with terror. Brock finds himself frustratingly unable to utilize his underground contacts...though the mysterious Lady Grey may not be finished with him yet. To come together to save their city from a timeless evil looking to settle a score, the young adventurers must learn to trust in each other again and be willing to do whatever it takes to stop the tragedy of the Day of Dangers from happening again.Show more
Scholastic's bestselling OLD LADY returns in this adventure series with a nonfiction twist that will make you laugh AND learn! In this spin-off, the OLD LADY turns into an OLD ASTRONAUT who travels through space, swallowing a moon... along with a star, a planet, a comet, a meteor, a rocket, and a satellite... Why? Well, it went down just right, that bright satellite! Two new characters lead the reader through this hilarious adventure while exchanging some awesome facts about outer space for a light take on nonfiction that's perfect for this age. With expanded back matter about the solar system and a search-and-find game at the end, this OLD ASTRONAUT definitely shoots for the stars!Show more
Rudy is a precocious little mouse, who wants what he wants whenever he wants it. He hatches a plan to stop time so that he can do just that. But Grandfather clock has other plans in place. JP Perrin teaches her little mouse, Rudy - and us! - that patience is a virtue and that all things happen in their own good time. Delightfully narrated by multi-award winning, Golden Voice- Johnny Heller, a master story teller of hundreds of titles including books for children of all ages.Show more
I should probably start at the beginning, Zed wrote, when things first went wrong?. Zed, Brock, and their friends may have saved Freestone from destruction, but the fight against the Dangers is far from over. No one knows what to expect next from the dark power that forced the elves to abandon their city. And the influx of elf refugees in Freestone strains resources and brews resentment among the townspeople. Things have shifted between best friends Zed and Brock, as well, with their friendship crumbling under the weight of the secrets they're keeping from each other. When tensions reach an all-time high, Queen Me'Shala, leader of the elves, approaches the Adventurers Guild with a mission. She wants a small group of adventurers to go behind the king's back on a covert mission to save her city, and Zed, Brock, Liza, Jett, Micah, and their elven friend Fel join the quest. To face a powerful form of magic thought to be extinct, the adventurers will have to learn how to rely on each other and fight harder than ever before. Don't miss this second installment of Zack Loran Clark and Nicholas Eliopulos's Adventurers Guild trilogy, where the stakes are raised, the action is breathless, and the dangers will stop even the bravest of hearts.Show more
#1 New York Times bestselling author Margaret Stohl and Lewis Peterson’s hilarious middle grade debut has it all: robot overlords, secret feline agents, and earthling humans who are in for a real catastrophe. With examples of why coding is fun and other STEM applications cleverly woven into this fun and thoughtful story about looking beyond binary terms, this is the perfect novel for fans of House of Robots and The Tapper Twins. The Robot Federation and the Feline Empire have been at war for eons. And now that fight is coming to a tiny primitive planetoid…Earth. The mission for both cats and robots: retrieve the Singularity Chip. With it, cats can live past their nine lives, and robots are granted eternal battery life. Meanwhile, twin siblings Max and Min Wengrod are as different as can be. Min always gets good grades, and she loves to read and build robots. Max hates school, and prefers to play games and spend time online with friends. When Max rescues two kittens and is determined to keep them, Min is horrified that these furballs could ruin her chances at the Battle of the Bots competition. But with hidden forces at play in their own house, and the larger war between cats and robots fast approaching, will the twins be able to put aside their differences before they get caught in the crossfire?Show more
Calling all dog lovers! Join the adventure as National Geographic Kids Chapters presents a trio of true stories about incredible acts of canine heroism. From Glory the bloodhound, who saves lost pets, to terriers who help raise orphaned hippos, these brave pups are sure to inspire young animal lovers. Author bio: Mary Quattlebaum loved playing pirates, reading ghost stories, and planting seeds in the family garden when she was a kid. And pirates, ghosts, and a garden are all featured in her books: Pirate vs. Pirate, Jo MacDonald Had a Garden, The Hungry Ghost of Rue Orleans, and Jackson Jones and the Curse of the Outlaw Rose. Her nonfiction picture books include Mighty Mole and Super Soil. Quattlebaum is the author of 20 award-winning children's picture books, books of poetry, chapter books, and novels, and a popular presenter at schools and conferences. She teaches in the Vermont College MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults and at the Writer's Center in Bethesda, Maryland. She regularly writes for KidsPost and reviews children's books for the Washington Post and Washington Parent. Her work appears frequently in children's magazines such as Cricket, Spider, Ladybug, Highlights, and Boys' Life.Show more
National Geographic Kids Chapters From hippo attacks on the Okavango River to Chitina headwaters in Alaska, this chapter book is full of raging rivers and thrilling adventures. With gripping - and TRUE - stories of incredible adventures, extreme excursions, and ultimate survival, White Water! will have you on the edge of your canoe- er seat. Perfect for all readers who love an exciting, real-life, adrenaline-fueled drama. Author bio: By day, Brenna Maloney is an award-winning journalist. By night, she stays up late writing stories and eating entirely too many Junior Mints. She is a long-time editor for the Washington Post and National Geographic.Show more
As young boys, Orville and Wilbur Wright loved all things mechanical. As young men, they gained invaluable skills essential for their success by working with printing presses, bicycles, motors, and any sort of machinery they could get their hands on. As adults, the brothers worked together to invent, build, and fly the world's first successful airplane. This is the fascinating story of the two inventors and aviation pioneers who never lost sight of their dream: to fly, and to soar higher!Show more
During World War I, British and American ships were painted with bold colors and crazy patterns from bow to stern. Why would anyone put such eye-catching designs on ships? Desperate to protect ships from German torpedo attacks, British lieutenant-commander Norman Wilkinson proposed what became known as dazzle. These stunning patterns and colors were meant to confuse the enemy about a ship's speed and direction. By the end of the war, more than four thousand ships had been painted with these mesmerizing designs. Author Chris Barton and illustrator Victo Ngai vividly bring to life this little-known story of how the unlikely and the improbable became just plain dazzling.Show more
Few ever asked to join the Adventurers Guild. . . . Their members often died young. In one of the last cities standing after the world fell to monsters, best friends Zed Kagari and Brock Dunderfel have high hopes for the future. Zed desperately wishes to join the ranks of the Mages Guild, where his status as Freestone's only half elf might finally be an asset. Brock, the roguishly handsome son of merchants, is confident he'll be welcomed into the ranks of the Merchants Guild. But just as it seems the boys' dreams have come true, their lives take a startling turn . . . and they find themselves members of the perilous Adventurers Guild. Led by the fearsome Alabasel Frond, the guild acts as the last line of defense against the Dangers-hungry, unnatural beasts from otherworldly planes. And when the boys uncover a conspiracy that threatens all of Freestone, Zed, Brock, and their new allies-Liza, a fierce noble, and Jett, a brave dwarf-must prove their worth once and for all. This start of a thrilling new series is sure to be a hit with readers who like their fantasies clever and action-packed, with tons of humor and heart. ** Please contact Customer Service for additional content**Show more
Fans of Stick Dog and My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish will LOL over Suzanne Selfors's hilarious series about the growing pains of blended families and the secret rivalry of pets. "A delightfully fun read that will leave you in stitches!"-Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat Wedgie LOVES the new micro-pig next door. And she LOVES him! They both like to go for walks and roll in smelly things. They are going to be in the school pet parade together. They are best friends. But Gizmo knows the truth. The pig is Wedgie's new sidekick. Super Wedgie and the Toof have teamed up to stop Gizmo from taking over the world. But they will not win! Gizmo is an evil genius. He is smarter than most comic book villains. And more powerful than even Darth Vader! He ordered a flying machine online and he will use it to set free all the guinea pigs at the pet parade. Then they will crush both dog and pig and make all humans feel their wrath. Muh-ha-ha!!Show more
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