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Immortals vs. Navy SEALs

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534149106

In Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, we have a matchup of historic magnitude. We took the deadliest warriors from two different time periods and matched them in a battle of weaponry, strength, and grit. Who will come out victorious, Immortals or Navy SEALs? You'll have to read to find out. This series utilizes considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers.

Trolls vs. Fairies

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160514

In Battle Royale: Lethal Warriors, we have a matchup of historic magnitude. We took the deadliest creatures and matched them in a battle of weaponry, strength, and grit. Who will come out victorious, trolls or fairies? You'll have to read to find out. This series utilizes considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers.

The Garden Troll

Vicki C. Hayes (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780449

Jenny does not like her new stepmother. She doesn't like their new house either. And she's always getting into trouble. She hates it when her stepmom bosses her around. So she makes a wish to the garden troll in the back garden. She wants her stepmom to get in trouble too. Soon there are a lot of mishaps. A freezer is turned off. The trash cans get dumped in the front yard. Is it the troll's doing? How can Jenny take back her wish before something really bad happens?

Body Switch

M. G. Higgins (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630781736

A wish comes true in a mysterious restaurant. Two boys switch places. Brian Stark is a normal middle school kid. He is bored with his family. School is a drag. Watching his little sister is a total pain. Jamie Hawk is an international pop star sensation with a ton of money, but he has no normal life. His dad bosses him around. He has no privacy. He never sees his mom. Zap! With a crack of lightning and a selfie, it all changes.

The One Great Gnome

Jeff Dinardo (author) Jhon Ortiz (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781947159594

In the spirit of Alice in Wonderland and The Wizard of Oz, this story introduces readers to the hidden magical—and mysterious—world of gnomes, elves, and trolls.

Weather Control

Blake Hoena (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346330

Could humans really control the weather? Or does that only exist in comics? This book walks readers through the history of weather control in comics, explores everyday technologies that mimic weather control, and highlights future technologies that could make weather control a reality. Engaging text and images pair with profiles, fun facts, and infographics to help readers understand how weather control could one day be a reality!

Invulnerability

Blake Hoena (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346309

Superman and the Incredible Hulk have thick skin to protect themselves from danger.  But could humans achieve the same invulnerability? In this title, reluctant readers will explore superheroes with this amazing ability, as well as different technologies humans have created to mimic the superpower. Engaging text, eye-catching images, and special features will help readers learn the possibilities and limitations of achieving this superhuman ability.

Shapeshifting

Blake Hoena (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346316

The power to shapeshift only exists in comic books, right? In this title, readers will learn about shapeshifting heroes and how humans have attempted to become shapeshifters themselves. Crisp images pair with engaging text to introduce the subject. Meanwhile, special features such as profiles and infographics highlight examples of shapeshifting in comics and other media, show how people mimic this power in daily life, and explore the consequences of this power becoming a reality.

Super Healing

Blake Hoena (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648346323

What if we could quickly heal ourselves like Captain Marvel or the Flash? This title invites independent readers to explore how humans have attempted to replicate these superpowers. Vibrant images and lively text draw in readers, while special features such as profiles, diagrams, and infographics offer additional information that engages readers and educates them on the possibilities of this amazing power.

Sea Serpents

Thomas Kingsley Troupe (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341434

During the Middle Ages, mapmakers placed sea serpents on maps to warn sailors of their presence. But did they really help the seafarers avoid their doom? Young readers will sail through the pages of this high-low title that uncovers the mystery of mythical sea serpents. A narrative opener kick-starts the excitement, while eye-catching features such as an origin map, media mention, and more bring this creature to life!

Kraken

Thomas Kingsley Troupe (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341427

Spinning a whirlpool, the kraken draws sailors into the depths of the sea. Its beak is where the sailors meet their end. The sea is a dark and mysterious place. It is no wonder the myth of the kraken has taken shape. Young readers will discover the history of this creature along with its modern-day portrayals in this engaging title. An opening narrative, origin map, historical timeline, and other features add to the excitement. Readers will be begging to dive into this title about the kraken!

Fairies

Thomas Kingsley Troupe (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781648341410

In some myths, fairies are believed to live in a different dimension but have the ability to enter the human world! Highlighting the history of fairies, supposed real-life encounters, and how these creatures are portrayed today, this high-low title is sure to spark magic in all readers. Engaging features include a map of fairy origins, a timeline, callouts of fairy myths around the world, and more! Discover the fantastical realm of the fairies in this nonfiction title!

Let's Play Ball: Facing Your Fear

Josh Anderson, Gil Conrad (author) Turner Lange (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190702

Javier loves playing baseball. He wants to prove to everyone that he's a great pitcher. But his nerves get the best of him. With help from an alien friend, will Javier have the chance to run the bases, or will he be stuck in the dugout? This graphic novel includes educational sidebars such as a quick history of baseball, a social emotional tie-in, and a pro athlete biography. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Vampires

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003170

A countdown of five of the most intriguing vampires provides thrills as readers learn about the legendary characteristics of these mythical creatures.

Mermaids

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003156

A countdown of five of the most intriguing mermaid sightings provides thrills as readers learn about the legendary characteristics of these mythical creatures.

Dragons

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003132

A countdown of five of the most intriguing dragons provides thrills as readers learn about the legendary characteristics of these mythical creatures.

Unicorns

Ashley Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003163

A countdown of five of the most intriguing unicorn encounters provides thrills as readers learn about the legendary characteristics of these mythical creatures.

Ten of the Best Prince and Princess Stories

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177384

Ten beautifully illustrated stories tell classic fairy tales from different cultures of princes and princesses. Familiar fairy tales include Snow White, Rapunzel, The Frog Prince, and The Princess and the Pea from Germany and Scandinavia. Tales from other cultures include: Rhodopis, from Egypt; The Lake Princess, from China; and Princess of the Mist, a Native legend from Canada. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.

Aladdin and the Magic Lamp

Kate Douglas Wiggin (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421518

Aladdin is a street rat with the potential to something much more. This Middle Eastern folk tale has delighted audiences for centuries.

Aesop's Fables

Aesop Aesop (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421495

Aesop's Fables have been touchstone tales for hundreds of years. Stories like "The Tortoise and the Hare," "The Boy who Cried Wolf" and "The Fox and the Grapes" are just as relevant for today's audiences as they ever were.

Werewolves

Thomas Kingsley Troupe (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037424

As the full moon approaches, its skin sprouts long hairs, its nose grows long, and its mouth fills with long fangs. Hunched and hungry, the werewolf howls at the shining moon! Today’s media have made werewolves popular characters, but these creatures have been featured in tales for many centuries. This mythical title explores the origins of werewolves and how they are portrayed through time. Special features visually highlight their world through a range map, timeline, and creature comparison.

Unicorns

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037417

In the 1500s, people thought unicorn horns were poison antidotes. Many people spent a lot of money on what they thought were horns. But they were really buying narwhal tusks! This title explores the many myths surrounding unicorns. Leveled text and fun images help readers discover the creature’s abilities, history, and appearances in popular media. The mystery of these magical horned horses is further revealed through an origin map, a historical timeline, a pop culture connection, and more!

Trolls

Thomas Kingsley Troupe (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037400

Have a troll problem? Ring church bells near their ears or lure them into a lightning storm. They will run away in terror! This title covers the legends of trolls and how these mythical creatures have transformed through history. Engaging text combines with interesting images to explore the creature’s history and characteristics. A narrative opening, historical timeline, range map, and more will captivate readers and have them wondering where their neighborhood trolls are hiding!

Phoenixes

Thomas Kingsley Troupe (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037394

This life comes to an end, but a new one will soon begin. Rising from the blaze, a new phoenix spreads its wings and flies toward the sun! The mythical phoenix appears in many ancient traditions, and it still appears today as a symbol of strength and renewal. Readers of this fascinating title will explore the history and characteristics of the phoenix through leveled text and striking images. Additional features include a map, a timeline, a pop culture connection, and more.

Mythical Creatures

Elizabeth Neuenfeldt (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037592

Myths and legends are filled with wild and magical creatures! Kids can use paper to bring these extraordinary creatures to life through step-by-step instructions in this helpful origami guide. Accompanying text teaches readers about the history and powers of mythical creatures, while tips and tricks sidebars improve origami skills.