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The Fun Fort

Kirsten McDonald (author) Fátima Anaya (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532130632

The Garcia's new refrigerator comes in a big box. Carlos and Carmen turn the box into a rocket, then a submarine. Then the twins finally decide to make the box a fort. But it's a crumpled fort. It's a flat fort. Discover how Carlos and Carmen don't let a flattened box ruin their fun!

Over the Fence

Kirsten McDonald (author) Fátima Anaya (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532130649

When Carmen's wild toss sends the Hula-Hoop soaring over the fence, the twins don't know how to get it back. But then, as if by magic, their toys come sailing back over the fence. Soon after, there's a new neighbor poking her head over the Garcia's fence. Join in the fun as Carlos and Carmen meet their new neighbor.

Too Many Valentines

Kirsten McDonald (author) Fátima Anaya (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532130656

It's almost Valentine's Day, and Carlos and Carmen don't have any cards for their class! So they spend the day making valentines. They make big valentines and little valentines. They make valentines with glitter and valentines with stickers. Mamá and Papá think the twins may have made too many valentines. But, the twins have the perfect plan to make sure everybody has a happy Valentine's Day.

Tooth Trouble

Kirsten McDonald (author) Fátima Anaya (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532130663

Carmen is keeping the tooth fairy busy. She's lost her two front teeth, and now one of her bottom teeth is wiggling every which way. But Carlos can't even get one tooth to wiggle, even a tiny bit. He hasn't had a single visit from the tooth fairy. Find out how Carlos and Carmen take care of Carlos's tooth trouble.

The Ancient Cave

Taylor Zajonc (author) Geraldine Rodriguez (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532134012

The Oliver family take time away to explore an ancient cave. Samuel's father is keen on showing Samuel the cave, as his own father had done for him. The icy ascent to the cave's mouth is dangerous. Then the Olivers must endure a frigid swim. What treasures does the ancient cave hold for Samuel?

The Iron Island

Taylor Zajonc (author) Geraldine Rodriguez (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532134036

A German submarine has torpedoed the steamship Maiden. The damaged ship is an iron island in the sea. The Oliver family is called on to repair the vessel. Samuel sneaks off to prove to his father that he can safely explore the ship. When the Germans come back to sink the ship they capture Samuel's father and Uncle. Can Samuel thwart the Germans and rescue his family?

Dancing at Carnival

Christine Platt (author) Sharon Sordo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133817

During Carnival, Ana & Andrew travel to visit their family on the island of Trinidad. They love watching the parade and dancing to the music. This year, they learn how their ancestors helped create the holiday!

The Monster of the Deep

Taylor Zajonc (author) Geraldine Rodriguez (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532134043

After a long search, the Oliver family finds the sunken treasure ship they seek. But when they try to retrieve the fortune, a giant squid attacks! Can Samuel subdue the squid so his father and uncle can get the riches? And squid don't need gold! What is the monster really guarding?

A Day at the Museum

Christine Platt (author) Sharon Sordo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133824

Ana and Andrew are excited when Grandma comes to stay. During her visit, the family tours the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture and learns about important African American achievements.

Battleship Rescue

Taylor Zajonc (author) Geraldine Rodriguez (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532134029

When several sailors are trapped in a sunken battleship, the Oliver family is called on to rescue them. But Samuel's father and uncle are too big to move in the sunken boat. So Samuel descends into the deep. Can Samuel find the sailors in the dangerous wreck and lead them to safety?

Summer in Savannah

Christine Platt (author) Sharon Sordo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133848

It's summertime! Ana & Andrew travel to visit their grandparents in Savannah, Georgia. While they are there, they learn Grandma and Grandpa's church was built by slaves. With some help from an unusual source!

A Snowy Day

Christine Platt (author) Sharon Sordo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133831

School is canceled! Ana and Andrew play in the snow with their neighbors and learn to make snow ice cream. They save a snowball in the freezer for their cousins in Trinidad who have never seen snow.

Book 4: Are You Fur Real?

Lea Taddonio (author) Michelle Lamoreaux (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132711

Cooper and Cruz Garcia are chasing a big, hairy beast in the mountains at Camp Nowhere. Is it really Bigfoot? Cooper and Cruz are scared but they keep following him up the mountain. Will Bigfoot eat them? Or will they find their missing bunkmate?

Book 3: I’m Squatching You

Lea Taddonio (author) Michelle Lamoreaux (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132704

Cooper and Cruz Garcia are in the mountains at Camp Nowhere. They are following big footprints in search of their missing bunkmate. They hear more blood-curdling screams. It's cold and getting dark. But it's when they feel they are being watched that things get really interesting!

Book 2: Off on the Wrong Foot

Lea Taddonio (author) Michelle Lamoreaux (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132698

Cooper and Cruz Garcia are making do at Camp Nowhere. But then one of their bunkmates goes missing! Cooper and Cruz investigate, and find a huge footprint outside their cabin. They can think of only one thing that leaves tracks like that! And What does that mean for their missing bunkmate.

Book 1: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Lea Taddonio (author) Michelle Lamoreaux (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532132681

Cooper and Cruz Garcia are at Camp Nowhere for the summer. The camp is rundown and creepy. The boys hear blood-curdling screams coming from the mountains. The counselors say it's nothing. But the previous year, four campers disappeared! What's going on?

Going to Ghana

Christine Platt (author) Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136665

Ana & Andrew are going to Ghana! Papa is traveling to Ghana and the family gets to go too! Ana & Andrew love learning about Ghanaian culture, especially the food! While there, they visit Cape Coast Castle to honor their ancestors. There, they learn about the origins of the slave trade.

New Baby

Christine Platt (author) Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136689

Ana & Andrew are expecting a sibling! The family is very excited. Mama's family arrives from Trinidad, and everyone helps to get ready. When the baby arrives, Ana & Andrew learn from Granny that in African American culture, a baby's name often tells an important story.

Perfect Pet

Christine Platt (author) Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136696

Ana & Andrew are getting a new pet! They research different pets before choosing the best pet for their family. Then they pick a name for it! With the name Ana & Andrew choose, they learn from a famous African American that skin color does not affect a person's abilities.

Electricity

Gerry Bailey, Felicia Law (author) Mike Phillips (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913189785

Leo is a genius. His pet cat named Pallas is not! But together they come up with some brilliant inventions. Full of brainy ideas and way ahead of his (Stone Age) time, Leo tackles inventions that will change the way people live and work for hundreds of years to come.

Light and Color

Gerry Bailey, Felicia Law (author) Mike Phillips (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913189808

Leo is a genius. His pet cat named Pallas is not! But together they come up with some brilliant inventions. Full of brainy ideas and way ahead of his (Stone Age) time, Leo tackles inventions that will change the way people live and work for hundreds of years to come.

Super Potato and the Castle of Robots

Artur Laperla (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541599512

Professor Bolt's robot threatens to destroy a local mall. Good thing everyone's favorite spud superhero is there to stop him! But, not all is well. When Super Potato goes looking for the sinister inventor, he finds the ultimate enemy . . . Potatech, his own robotic double! Book 5 in the series

The Wolf in Underpants Freezes His Buns Off

Wilfrid Lupano (author) Mayana Itoïz, Paul Cauuet (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541582354

In the second tale of The Wolf in Underpants, winter has arrived and the whole forest is freezing! As animals stock up on nuts, bread, and cheese wheels, they notice the Wolf is in a frosty mood. Then smaller critters begin to disappear. Will fear grip the forest once again? Or is another lesson on the way?

Super Potato and the Mutant Animal Mayhem

Artur Laperla (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541582422

Super Potato is back, and crime is running wild! When a giant chicken goes on a rampage, only a tiny potato can stop it. But is the bird's mutation an accident or fowl play? An enemy linked to Super Potato's past has set a feathery trap. What could be worse? Well, he'll also meet a winged monkey with a bad attitude . . .Book 4 in the series

Escape from the Volcano

Felicia Law, Gerry Bailey (author) Leighton Noyes (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781910828700

A brave adventurer and his colleague manage to escape a dangerous situation in the River Rapids. Set in a challenging environment, essential STEM skills come in handy.