Childrens Literature

A Kiss, a Dare and a Boat Called Promise

By Fiona Foden

A humorous, touching tale approximately lifestyles adjustments, friendship and primary love. Josie has lived on her boat, Promise, her complete existence. She unearths it more straightforward to stroll on deck than she does to stroll on land. yet Promise has been condemned, and in flip, Josie is condemned to continue to exist dry land. Then she meets Leon, a boy from her neighbourhood...

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School of Charm

By Lisa Ann Scott

At the varsity of attraction, every body has a desire to whisper. With a fascinating small-town atmosphere, full of life storytelling, and a touch of magic, this debut novel is ideal for enthusiasts of Ingrid legislation, Clare Vanderpool, and Rebecca Stead.

Eleven-year-old Chip has continually been her daddy's lady, so whilst he dies she pins her hopes on profitable a good looks festival to teach her family members of southern belles that she nonetheless belongs. yet she'd otherwise be coated in dust than make-up! Can a rough-and-tumble woman ever develop into a attractiveness queen? A common tale approximately discovering your house on the earth, School of Charm explores issues of loss, family members, and friendship.

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Hetty Feather

By Jacqueline Wilson

A superb and unique Jacqueline Wilson novel, that includes Hetty Feather, a Victorian Tracy Beaker!

London, 1876 and Hetty Feather is simply a tiny child whilst her mom leaves her on the Foundling sanatorium. The sanatorium cares for deserted kids -- yet Hetty needs to first reside with a foster kinfolk till she is enormous sufficient to visit school.

Life within the geographical region is tough yet along with her 'brothers' Jem and Gideon, she is helping within the fields and performs imaginary video games. jointly they sneak off to go to the vacationing circus and Hetty is mesmerised through the express, in particular Madame Adeline and her acting horses.

But Hetty's happiness is threatened once again while she is back to the Foundling clinic. the recent lifetime of lousy uniforms and bad foodstuff is a fight for her. yet now she has the opportunity to discover her genuine mom. may she relatively be the glorious Madame Adeline? Or will Hetty locate in actual fact much more surprising?

Jacqueline Wilson will shock and pleasure outdated lovers and new with this totally unique tackle a historic novel. Set in Victorian instances and that includes a new feisty heroine, Hetty Feather, this can be a Tracy Beaker-esque story that would thrill younger readers. hot, relocating, humorous and absolutely attention-grabbing, it's definitely the right present for ladies of 9 and older.

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Hier kommt Lola!

By Isabel Abedi

Lola hat einen brasilianischen Vater, eine eighty Zentimeter große Tante und ein paar Millionen fanatics, wenn sie sich nachts in die berühmte Sängerin Jacky Jones verwandelt. used to be Lola nicht hat, ist eine beste Freundin - und die wünscht sie sich am allermeisten. Doch in Lolas neuer Schule gibt es nur diese komische Flo, die entsetzlich nach Fisch stinkt. Und Annalisa besucht sie ausgerechnet in dem second, als Lolas Vater splitterfasernackt und fuchsteufelswild durch die Wohnung stürmt, weil ihn seine Tochter versehentlich den ganzen Tag im Badezimmer eingesperrt hat. Klarer Fall: In Sachen Freundin muss sich Lola etwas anderes überlegen. So schickt sie ihren Herzenswunsch in keeping with Luftballon in den Himmel. Und bekommt eine geheimnisvolle Flaschenpost zurück ...

Ausgezeichnet mit dem "Paderborner Hase 2006" und der "Nordstemmer Zuckerrübe 2007".

Die warmherzig und humorvoll erzählte Spiegel-Bestseller-Reihe der renommierten Autorin Isabel Abedi um das beliebte Mädchen Lola, ihre Familie und ihre Freunde.

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Abe Lincoln at Last! (Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission)

By Mary Pope Osborne

Jack and Annie are prepared for his or her subsequent experience within the New York Times bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!

Are you prepared for a presidential adventure?

Jack and Annie are! they are attempting to get a distinct feather that may aid retailer Merlin’s child penguin, Penny. whilst the magic tree condominium whisks them again to Washington, D.C., in 1861, Jack can’t wait to fulfill Abraham Lincoln himself! however the new president is simply too busy to work out them, as he's desperately attempting to retailer a state in crisis.

whilst Jack and Annie ask for a few magical aid, they return even additional in time to a mysterious woods. Are those an analogous woods the place Abraham Lincoln takes his day-by-day horse trip? if that is so, can an orphan named Sam support them locate Abe? Or will Jack and Annie need to aid Sam instead?

It’s a race opposed to time as Jack and Annie attempt to do the ideal factor. Plus, they nonetheless need to reduction a president and a country, in addition to get the thing that might keep Penny the penguin!
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From the Hardcover edition.

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The Secret Zoo

By Bryan Chick

Something unusual is going on on the Clarksville urban Zoo. overdue at evening, monkeys are scaling the partitions and looking out the neighborhood—but what are they having a look for?

Noah, his sister Megan, and their most sensible associates, Richie and Ella, reside round the corner to the zoo. Megan is the 1st to note the difficult habit of a few of the animals. in the future Megan disappears, and her brother and their buddies observe it is as much as them to discover her. Their basically selection is to stick with a chain of clues and sneak into the zoo. yet as soon as within, will they detect there is even more to the Clarksville urban Zoo than they can ever have guessed?

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Raymie Nightingale

By Kate DiCamillo

Two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots with a relocating, masterful tale of an unforgettable summer time friendship.

Raymie Clarke has come to achieve that every little thing, totally every little thing, is dependent upon her. and he or she has a plan. If Raymie can win the Little leave out primary Florida Tire festival, then her father, who left city days in the past with a dental hygienist, will see Raymie's photo within the paper and (maybe) come domestic. To win, not just does Raymie need to do reliable deeds and easy methods to twirl a baton; she additionally has to deal with the wispy, often fainting Louisiana Elefante, who has a show-business historical past, and the fiery, obdurate Beverly Tapinski, who’s made up our minds to sabotage the competition. yet because the festival methods, loneliness, loss, and unanswerable questions draw the 3 ladies into an not likely friendship — and problem every one of them to return to the rescue in unforeseen methods.

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Scream of the Haunted Mask (Goosebumps Horrorland #4)

It's an entire new experience from the grasp of fright and bestselling writer R.L. Stine--with a narrative so fiendish that it cannot be contained in precisely one book!

Format: 2 CDs, Unabridged

After the worst Halloween ever, Carly Beth assumed that not anything should be scarier than a drooling rubber masks with a brain of its personal. The Haunted masks is its identify. do not put on it out.

One 12 months later, the gruesome, eco-friendly masks mysteriously calls out to her back, and unsightly, eco-friendly mask do not like to be ignored.

If Carly Beth can live to tell the tale the evening, even a terrifying entertainment park like HorrorLand might sound like a holiday. nonetheless, possibly no longer . .


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