Carter Lewis is thrilled when he gets a coded message from his computer-programming uncle offering him the coolest job in the world - helping test a new virtual reality program. Carter will even put up with Uncle Dan's other new helper, Carter's brainiac cousin Isabelle. Everything is fantastic until Uncle Dan discovers someone has tampered with the code in The Three Musketeers. The hacker has left clues to his identity, so Uncle Dan sends the kids in to check each "book" for the hacker's tampering. Their mission is to pass the clues found in Alice In Wonderland on to him while he goes underground to track this guy down.
It turns out Storm never had Uncle Dan at all! He is now safe at home and the virtual reality system is secure against all hacking. Uncle Dan has finished his prototype and arranged for a buyer. The buyer, a young woman, says she wants to try the suit first and she needs a guide. So Carter agrees to enter Great Expectations with her. What the family doesn't know is the young woman is actually Storm and she's got one last trick up her sleeve -- revenge!
Uncle Dan invites Carter and Isabelle to help him unveil the virtual reality suits in a huge bookstore in New York. The test in Alice In Wonderland goes fine. But when a brownout fries Uncle Dan's system, two kids are trapped inside the suits. Somehow, the suit combined Wind in the Willows and Peter Pan and Uncle Dan and Isabelle can't get the kids out. Carter must suit up in the spare rig and bring the kids out while Dan and Isabelle struggle to repair the damaged controls.
A wealthy but unpublished author hires Uncle Dan to turn his book into a virtual world so that he can get the attention of a publisher. But soon Carter and Isabelle begin to suspect this author is a little too desperate for success. In fact, he's lifted characters and dialog directly from classic books for his masterpiece. Can Carter and Isabelle reveal the plagiarism of Edgar Allan Poe's The Purloined Letter and convince Uncle Dan to put a stop to this novel nightmare?
Abby Spencer's favorite book is missing from Evergreen Library! One by one, other books start disappearing, too. When Abby sees a suspicious stranger run out of the library with copies of the missing books in his briefcase, she jumps to conclusions. Now the Book Bunch is on the case! But things aren't always what they appear to be. Can they track down the book thief before more of the library's most popular books vanish? Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
A medieval project is pitting the third grade classes against each other. The class with the best project will win a pizza party! When Miss Pringle's class checks out all of Evergreen Library's medieval books, Mrs. Mackenzie introduces the Book Bunch to the restricted section of the library. Castles, knights, and princesses also give Mrs. Mackenzie a great idea. She promises a cool reward if the Book Bunch helps with her special project!
Uncle Dan is still tracking down the hacker known as Storm. While Carter waits, he's looking for a way to get out of actually reading his homework. Since Isabelle has cleaned up the virtual reality code, Carter heads into "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." What he doesn't know is that Storm has left a few traps. Isabelle can't get the virtual reality program to shut down to get Carter out of the suit. She has to try the most dangerous thing of all - a reboot of the system. If she can't get it back online, Carter only has a few minutes of air left.
Evergreen Library is holding a creative writing contest and the Book Bunch has entered! But Abby Spencer is having trouble coming up with a good idea for her story. When Lucy, Abby's golden retriever, digs up a mysterious key in her front yard, the Book Bunch sets out to find out where it came from. Their research leads them right back to Abby's yard and a cool piece of local history. Abby finds the perfect topic for her story and a new friend along the way!
Third grade is so much fun! But when Mr. Kim assigns a community service project to his class, Abby Spencer has some trouble. She searches everywhere for a place to volunteer, but all the good jobs are taken! When she offers to help Mrs. Mackenzie at Evergreen Library, she finds the best job of all. Soon all of her friends want to help at the library, too. The Book Bunch is formed just in time to save Mrs. Mackenzie's Movie Night from becoming a disaster!
Abby Spencer and the Book Bunch love the annual Holiday Sleepover at Evergreen Library. But flickering lights and strange noises have the library staff spooked. Can a librarian spirit really be haunting the library? When ghostly happenings and a newspaper report threaten to cancel the annual sleepover, Abby and the Book Bunch jump into action! Can they solve the mystery in time to save their favorite holiday program?
It's summer! When Abby Spencer and the Book Bunch land starring roles in Evergreen Library's big play, they are really excited! But memorizing their scripts is harder than they thought. Then a prank at the pool sets the boys against the girls. The performance seems doomed. Can some unexpected help from an old friend and a discovery in the library basement end their worries and bring the Book Bunch back together?
Max’s mom is alive and recovering. But the demons are still out there. And the Scarlet Portal will open soon. Can Max stop the demons and close the portal to save humanity? What will he have to sacrifice? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Book 8 in the series.
Max is so close to finding his missing mom. Following a demon, he and Poe arrive back at the abandoned gas station. There, he finds more than he bargained for. And, how can Poe leave him at a time like this? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Book 7 in the series.
Max’s mom is still missing. When Poe flies in with a clue, Max follows him to an abandoned gas station. What lurks in the shadows? More clues? Or more demons? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Book 5 in the series
Old Mrs. Jenkins calls the police to report a strange creature she’s trapped. But Max is convinced she’s caught a demon. He and Poe arrive before the police, hoping to get information about Max’s missing mom. Will the demon reveal all, or just leave Max with more questions? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Book 6 in the series
Twelve-year-old Olivia is psychic! She sees in a vision that the police are searching for a missing necklace. Olivia and her friend Sebastian contact the police through their blog Clairvoyant Claire. With Olivia and Sebastian's help the police solve the mystery, find the necklace, and arrest the culprit. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Brothers Jason and Elliot aren't excited to move in to a new house with their dad after their parents' divorce. When a gremlin type creature starts wreaking havoc in the house, the boys get in trouble and no one believes them. The boys decide to set a trap to prove to everyone they weren't lying once and for all. They just have to learn how to work together. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
It's Makayla and Liam's first day at their new school. Makayla hears whispers that their house is cursed. The twins later learn that a girl their age disappeared from there just one year ago. Does the Magic 8 Ball have something to do with it? Most Likely! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Twelve-year-old Olivia is psychic! In a vision, she sees a local animal shelter catch fire. She and her friend Sebastian post the prediction on their blog Clairvoyant Claire. Though Olivia predicted the pirate treasure theft, people are still not convinced Clairvoyant Claire is legit. But public perception starts to change after a dramatic rescue. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Twelve-year-old Olivia is psychic! With her friend Sebastian's help, she creates a blog called Clairvoyant Claire on which she posts her predictions. But when Olivia posts her vision that a pirate treasure will be stolen, people do not believe her. But with a dramatic arrest her prediction turns out to be true. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
It’s Aunt Jane’s birthday! The friends are baffled because they don’t see a gift from Sweet Pea. But they understand when they see Aunt Jane’s new scarf and hat! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Patches seems to be sleeping too much on the job. Some of the friends accuse her of being lazy. But when they hear noises coming from Patches's box they learn why she has been so tired! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
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! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
When Hank leaves his bike in the driveway to be run over by his dad, he needs to help pay for a new one. But Hank is a kid. What can he do? Pet-sitting sounds easy! When an early snow comes, Elliott asks Hank to feed the deer behind his house. Hank puts out the food, but where are the deer? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Makayla and Liam Park have just moved into Deadwood Hill. While the house is new to them, a witch lived on that exact spot centuries ago. Liam discovers a Magic 8 Ball in the attic that knows things it shouldn't. Is it helpful or haunted? Cannot predict now! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.