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Accidental Apprentice

Accidental Apprentice

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A boy who accidentally bonds with a magical Beast must set off on an adventure in the mysterious Woods in this "wholesome, delightful" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), and cheeky middle grade fantasy debut--perfect for fans of Nevermoor and How to Train Your Dragon.

The last thing Barclay Thorne ever wanted was an adventure.

Thankfully, as an apprentice to the town's mushroom farmer, Barclay need only work hard and follow the rules to one day become the head mushroom farmer himself. No danger required. But then Barclay accidentally breaks his town's most sacred rule: never ever EVER stray into the Woods, for within the Woods lurk vicious magical Beasts.

To Barclay's horror, he faces a fate far worse than being eaten: he unwittingly bonds with a Beast and is run out of town by an angry mob. Determined to break this bond and return home, Barclay journeys to find the mysterious town of Lore Keepers, people who have also bonded with Beasts and share their powers.

But after making new friends, entering a dangerous apprenticeship exam, and even facing the legendary Beast of the Woods, Barclay must make a difficult choice: return to the home and rules he's always known, or embrace the adventure awaiting him.

ADA Lace and the Suspicious Artist, Volume 5

ADA Lace and the Suspicious Artist, Volume 5

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From Emily Calandrelli--Emmy-nominated host of Xploration Outer Space, correspondent on Bill Nye Saves the World, and graduate of MIT--comes the fifth novel in a fun illustrated chapter book series about an eight-year-old girl with a knack for science, math, and solving mysteries with technology.

Third grader and inventor extraordinaire Ada Lace is on spring break. But it's just a little less relaxing than she'd imagined. Nina is beside herself with excitement about meeting her favorite artist and enlists Ada and Mr. Peebles's coding-whiz nephew to help revamp her online portfolio.

When Nina finally meets Miroir, he snubs her, and her confidence is shaken--but not enough to miss the art show opening. While there, Ada spots a suspiciously familiar painting that may mean Miroir isn't the original he claims to be.

Will the friends be able to reveal the artist's true nature, before he fools someone else?

Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants

Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling team Andrea Beaty and David Roberts--who created Ada Twist, Scientist and Iggy Peck, Architect--comes a spirited story full of adventure, friendship, and science!

New York Times bestseller!
Now a Netflix Series!

"Packs plenty of information into a high-flying adventure." --School Library Journal

"Adventure, humor, and smart, likable characters make for a winning chapter book." --Kirkus Reviews

In Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants, Ada must rely on her curious mind, her brave spirit, and her best pals, Rosie Revere and Iggy Peck, to solve a mystery in her own backyard.

Ada Twist is full of questions. A scientist to her very core, Ada asks why again and again. One question always leads to another until she's off on a journey of discovery! When Rosie Revere's Uncle Ned gets carried away wearing his famous helium pants, it's up to Ada and friends to chase him down. As Uncle Ned floats farther and farther away, Ada starts asking lots of questions: How high can a balloon float? Is it possible for Uncle Ned to float into outer space? And what's the best plan for getting him down?

Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants is the second in a unique and exciting series of chapter books for children, parents, and teachers who want to make STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fun.

Check out all the books in the Questioneers Series:

  • The Questioneers Picture Book Series: Iggy Peck, Architect Rosie Revere, Engineer Ada Twist, Scientist Sofia Valdez, Future Prez Aaron Slater, Illustrator Lila Greer, Teacher of the Year
  • The Questioneers Chapter Book Series: Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion Sofia Valdez and the Vanishing Vote Ada Twist and the Disappearing Dogs Aaron Slater and the Sneaky Snake
  • Questioneers: The Why Files Series: Exploring Flight! All About Plants! The Science of Baking Bug Bonanza! Rockin' Robots!
  • Questioneers: Ada Twist, Scientist Series: Ghost Busted Show Me the Bunny Ada Twist, Scientist: Brainstorm Book 5-Minute Ada Twist, Scientist Stories
  • The Questioneers Big Project Book Series: Iggy Peck's Big Project Book for Amazing Architects Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers Ada Twist's Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists Sofia Valdez's Big Project Book for Awesome Activists Aaron Slater's Big Project Book for Astonishing Artists
  • Addison Cooke and the Ring of Destiny

    Addison Cooke and the Ring of Destiny

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    In the tradition of Indiana Jones and The Goonies, the next installment of this comedic adventure series sends young Addison and his friends on the run from fortune hunters linked to an ancient Cooke clan curse.

    Soon after the disappearance of his aunt Delia and uncle Nigel outside the tomb of notorious Mongolian leader Genghis Khan, amateur archeologist Addison Cooke, his sister Molly, and their best friends Raj and Eddie, embark on another globe-trotting adventure.

    When a mysterious package arrives on Addison's doorstep, criminals and fortune-hunters from around the world are suddenly hunting the Cooke family. Addison and team will travel to London, Paris, Istanbul, and beyond, on the run for their lives to unravel the mystery of the package, find out what really happened to Aunt Delia and Uncle Nigel, and come face-to-face with the terrifying Vrolock Malazar. But Addison and the team find there are dangerous secrets about his aunt and uncle's pasts and hidden truths about the Cooke clan that must be uncovered.

    Addison Cooke and the Ring of Destiny is full of nonstop laughs and heart-pounding action, perfect for fans of James Patterson's Treasure Hunters series, Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson series, and Peter Lerangis's Seven Wonders series.

    Adventure According to Humphrey

    Adventure According to Humphrey

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    The fifth book in the beloved and award-winning school hamster series!

    The students in Room 26 are learning about boats and building their own for a race on Potter's Pond. Humphrey the hamster loves dreaming about being a pirate and watching his friends build ships. But when he mistakenly ends up at sea on the day of the boat race, he finds himself in the middle of more adventure than he bargained for! Humphrey is back in this charming story of a hamster on the high seas of hilarity.

    Look for all twelve of Humphrey's adventures!

    Adventurers Guide to Dragons and Why They Keep Biting Me

    Adventurers Guide to Dragons and Why They Keep Biting Me

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    Get ready for dragons, robots, and an even more dangerous quest in this hilarious, unputdownable sequel to The Adventurer's Guide to Successful Escapes.

    Anne, Penelope, and Hiro are nominated for Best Illegal Quest That Nearly Destroyed the Entire World at the annual Quest Academy Awards, but they barely get to enjoy it before a strange boy tricks Anne into activating a new quest. Her charge: kill the dragon queen. The problem is, Anne doesn't want to kill any dragons. But the mysterious boy does, even if it means igniting a devastating war between people and dragons. The only chance Anne and the others have to stop it is to get to the queen first. Along the way, they'll have to navigate ancient mines, avoid erupting volcanoes, outsmart robots, and survive the dragon trials. And, of course, get a passing grade on their quest. Packed with action, humor, and endless heart, this is a truly irresistible middle grade fantasy tale.

    Adventures from the Land of Stories Queen Red Riding Hoods Guide to Royalty

    Adventures from the Land of Stories Queen Red Riding Hoods Guide to Royalty

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    Learn about all things royal from fan favorite character Queen Red Riding Hood in this fun addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Land of Stories.

    From beloved author Chris Colfer comes a magnificent guide for anyone who is either royal, or might one day become royal after narrowly escaping Death by Wolf. Read the pages within for boundless wisdom regarding royal style and advice on how to handle one's subjects. We wish you a long and successful reign (provided you are not an enemy of our kingdom).

    Full of fun and helpful tips, fans will love getting a mandatory education from her majesty, Queen Red Riding Hood.

    Adventures from the Land of Stories Set

    Adventures from the Land of Stories Set

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    Featuring Mother Goose and Queen Red Riding Hood, fan favorite characters in the #1 New York Times bestselling series The Land of Stories, this boxed set is a must-have for new and old fans alike.

    From New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer comes two new books about two beloved characters, Mother Goose and Queen Red Riding Hood. Mother Goose's diary entries over the last five hundred years take readers on a journey to learn buried secrets; and the young queen gives us her take on politics, government, health, love, and of course, what it means to be royalty.

    Adventures from the Land of Stories The Mother Goose Diaries

    Adventures from the Land of Stories The Mother Goose Diaries

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    Get a front row seat to the adventures of the mischievous Mother Goose, a fan favorite character in the #1 New York Timesbestselling series, The Land of Stories.
    Mother Goose has had centuries of thrilling adventures and finally she's allowing her favorite readers to take a peek at all her secrets. Who else gossiped with Queen Elizabeth I, taught geography to Napoleon, marched for equal rights with Martin Luther King Jr., and served as Andy Warhol's muse?

    With Chris Colfer's trademark wit and humor, fans will love getting the inside scoop on Mother Goose.

    Adventures in Flatfrost

    Adventures in Flatfrost

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    Prince Lucas and Clara venture to the land of the giants and train Ruskin to control his fire in this fifth chapter book in the fantastical Kingdom of Wrenly series.

    After a game of hide-and-seek, Prince Lucas and Ruskin are in trouble again. They have melted all the ice in the castle, and the king is not pleased. He sends Lucas and Ruskin to Flatfrost to fetch more ice from the giants who live there. High in the snowy mountains, some new larger-than-life friends lend a helping hand as Lucas, Clara, and Ruskin learn to respect the hard work of others.

    With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Kingdom of Wrenly chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.

    Adventures of Miss Petitfour

    Adventures of Miss Petitfour

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    The magical adventures of an eccentric Mary Poppins-esque heroine and her flying feline charges, sure to charm readers big and small. The first book for children by an internationally acclaimed novelist and poet.

    Miss Petitfour enjoys having adventures that are "just the right size - fitting into a single, magical day." She is an expert at baking and eating fancy iced cakes, and her favorite mode of travel is par avion. On windy days, she takes her sixteen cats out for an airing: Minky, Misty, Taffy, Purrsia, Pirate, Mustard, Moutarde, Hemdela, Earring, Grigorovitch, Clasby, Captain Captain, Captain Catkin, Captain Cothespin, Your Shyness and Sizzles. With the aid of her favorite tea party tablecloth as a makeshift balloon, Miss Petitfour and her charges fly over her village, having many little adventures along the way. Join Miss Petitfour and her equally eccentric felines on five magical outings -- a search for marmalade, to a spring jumble sale, on a quest for "birthday cheddar", the retrieval of a lost rare stamp and as they compete in the village's annual Festooning Festival. A whimsical, beautifully illustrated collection of tales that celebrates language, storytelling and small pleasures, especially the edible kind!

    Adventures of Violet & Dash Friend or Foe Disney/Pixar The Incredibles 2

    Adventures of Violet & Dash Friend or Foe Disney/Pixar The Incredibles 2

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    An exciting Chapter Book extension story based on characters from Disney/Pixar Incredibles 2--hitting theaters June 15, 2018!

    Incredibles 2 brings back everyone's favorite family of superheroes in an exciting, hilarious and heartfelt super-sequel. Written and directed by Brad Bird (The Iron Giant, The Incredibles, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol), this new chapter sees Mr. & Mrs. Incredible, Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack encounter a brand-new nemesis who puts their powers--and their family--to the ultimate test! Children ages 6 to 9 will love this fun-filled chapter book based on the Incredibles franchise.

    Adventures of Violet & Dash Super Sleuths Disney/Pixar The Incredibles 2

    Adventures of Violet & Dash Super Sleuths Disney/Pixar The Incredibles 2

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    An exciting Chapter Book extension story based on characters from Disney/Pixar Incredibles 2--hitting theaters June 15, 2018!

    Incredibles 2 brings back everyone's favorite family of superheroes in an exciting, hilarious, and heartfelt super-sequel. Written and directed by Brad Bird (The Iron Giant, The Incredibles, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol), this new chapter sees Mr. & Mrs. Incredible, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack encounter a brand-new nemesis who puts their powers--and their family--to the ultimate test! Children ages 6 to 9 will love this fun-filled chapter book based on the Incredibles franchise.

    After-Room

    After-Room

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    The triumphant finale in the bestselling trilogy is now in paperback!

    It's 1955, and Benjamin Burrows and Janie Scott are trying to live a safe, normal life in America. It's not easy, when they have the power to prevent nuclear disaster, and sinister forces are circling. Soon the advice of a mysterious, unscrupulous magician propels Janie and Benjamin into danger, and toward the land of the dead. Meanwhile, their friend Jin Lo washes up on a remote island where an American spy is stationed, and finds herself on the trail of a deadly threat in China. But she's on the other side of the world--how can Janie and Benjamin reach her? The triumphant finale in the trilogy that began with Maile Meloy's bestselling, critically acclaimed The Apothecary, and continued in its captivating sequel, The Apprentices, The After-Room is full of enchantment and heart, with Ian Schoenherr's stunning illustrations throughout.

    Agatha Oddly 1 – The Secret Key

    Agatha Oddly 1 – The Secret Key

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    Meet thirteen-year-old Agatha Oddly - a bold, determined heroine, and the star of a stylish new detective series.

    Agatha Oddlow has been a detective for as long as she can remember - she's just been waiting for her first big case. And nothing gets bigger than saving the City of London from some strange goings-on.

    With a scholarship to the prestigious St Regis School, a cottage in the middle of Hyde Park, a room full of beloved sleuthing novels, and a secret key that gives her access to a whole hidden side of London, Agatha is perfectly poised to solve the mystery of what's going on. But just who can she trust when no one is quite who they seem...

    Agatha Oddly 2 – Murder at the Museum

    Agatha Oddly 2 – Murder at the Museum

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    A second mystery for thirteen-year-old Agatha Oddly - a bold, determined heroine, and the star of this stylish new detective series.

    Agatha Oddlow's set to become the youngest member of the Gatekeepers' Guild, but before that, she's got a mystery to solve!

    There's been a murder at the British Museum and, although the police are investigating, Agatha suspects that they're missing a wider plot going on below London - a plot involving a disused Tube station, a huge fireworks display, and five thousand tonnes of gold bullion...

    Agent Stitch The Trouble with Toothoids

    Agent Stitch The Trouble with Toothoids

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    Fans of Dav Pilkey's Dog Man and Aaron Blabey's The Bad Guys will be excited to join Agent Stitch, the world's greatest alien detective, on his new mission in New York City!

    After saving Paris from a Snailien invasion, Stitch and his friends are off to the big apple. People have been disappearing all over New York City, and the Galactic Detective Agency suspects that a group of shapeshifting aliens are to blame. Now it is up to Stitch to figure out what has happened to the missing people and save the day. But how do you a solve a mystery when the suspects can disguise themselves to look like anyone, maybe even your best friends?


    Read all of Agent Stitch's adventures!

  • Agent Stitch: A Study in Slime
  • Al Capone Does My Shirts

    Al Capone Does My Shirts

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    The Newbery Honor Book and New York Times Bestseller that is historical fiction with a hint of mystery about living at Alcatraz not as a prisoner, but as a kid meeting some of the most famous criminals in our history. Al Capone Does My Shirts has become an instant classic for all kids to read!

    Today I moved to Alcatraz, a twelve-acre rock covered with cement, topped with bird turd and surrounded by water. I'm not the only kid who lives here. There are twenty-three other kids who live on the island because their dads work as guards or cooks or doctors or electricians for the prison, like my dad does. And then there are a ton of murderers, rapists, hit men, con men, stickup men, embezzlers, connivers, burglars, kidnappers and maybe even an innocent man or two, though I doubt it. The convicts we have are the kind other prisons don't want. I never knew prisons could be picky, but I guess they can. You get to Alcatraz by being the worst of the worst. Unless you're me. I came here because my mother said I had to.

    A Newbery Honor Book
    A New York Times Bestseller
    A People magazine "Best kid's Book"
    An ALA Book for Young Adults
    An ALA Notable Book
    A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
    A Krikus Reviews Editor's Choice
    A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year
    A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
    A Parents' Choice Silver Honor Book
    A New York Public Library "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing" Selection
    A New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age

    *"Choldenko's pacing is exquisite. . . . [A] great read."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
    *"Exceptionally atmospheric, fast-paced and memorable!"--Publishers Weekly, starred review
    *"The story, told with humor and skill, will fascinate readers."--School Library Journal, starred review

    "Al is the perfect novel for a young guy or moll who digs books by Gordon Korman, or Louis Sachar."--Time Out New York for Kids

    "Funny situations and plot twists abound!"--People magazine

    "Heartstopping in some places, heartrending in others, and most of all, it is heartwarming."--San Francisco Chronicle