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Stones

Vicki C. Hayes (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982210

Since her dad’s death, Jan Glass has been angry at everyone. Her mom and teachers are always on her case. Even her little sister seems extra whiny. One evening, Jan stomps off to bed in a fit of rage. But when she wakes up, everything is different. She finds herself in a strange place with odd creatures. They need her help, but Jan wants no part of it. Until, that is, one of the creatures changes her mind and her attitude.

The Magic Stone

Anne Schraff (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781645982166

Kirby is a pessimistic kid. He's a good student with some close friends. But he’s intimidated by schoolmate Lee, who always seems to have better grades and more friends. On the way home from school one day, Kirby saves a man from being hit by a truck. The man gives him a magic stone. You make a wish and rub the stone, the man tells Kirby. Your wish will come true. Kirby is skeptical, but then his wishes start to come true!

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.

Perfect Revenge

K.L. Denman (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554691043

Lizzie Lane is used to life at the top of the food chain. Her near-perfect life is ruined when Rachel, a girl she socially destroyed, exacts her revenge by getting Lizzie in trouble for cheating on a test. Friendless and facing detention, Lizzie obsesses over finding the perfect revenge. When Stella, Lizzie's strange new neighbor, teaches Lizzie about magick, Lizzie can't resist creating a revenge spell. But she forgets the "rule of three," that whatever spell you cast comes back on you three-fold, and her zit spell backfires with dramatic results. When she asks for help from Stella's Baba, the only advice she gets is to "write the lesson of the zit on her heart." Can Lizzie find a way to teach Rachel a lesson without causing permanent disfigurement to herself?

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll (author) Ute Simon (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781616413224

In Lewis Carroll's classic tale of fantasy and adventure, young Alice's calm afternoon becomes rather curious when she follows the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole. As Alice tries to navigate through this wonderland of creatures she finds, she doesn't know who she is anymore! Follow Alice's fantastic journey in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

The Magic Fishbone

Charles Dickens (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532425349

Charles Dickens has written a lovely story perfect for bedtime read aloud. The Magic Fishbone is the story of Princess Alicia, who is given a magic fishbone by her fairy godmother and then uses the fishbone to improve the fortune of her.

Peter Pan

J.M. Barrie (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423550

Read the original adventures in Neverland! Join Peter, Wendy and all of the Lost Boys for J.M. Barrie's original adventure in Neverland.

Grimm's Fairy Tales

Jacob Grimm, Wihelm Grimm (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422560

Grimm's Fairy Tales is the definitive collection of fairy tales in the English language. This collection includes favorites like Rapunzel, The Frog Prince, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, Hansel and Gretel, and Rumplestiltskin. Lesser known stories like The Golden Bird and The Goose-Girl are sure to delight and enchant children of all ages.

Five Children and It

E. Nesbit (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532422423

Five Children and It is a delightful children's story for young readers or as a read aloud. The story begins when a group of siblings find a sand-fairy who can grant wishes that last only one day. Their wishes all go comically wrong in this fun adventure story for children.

Arabian Nights

Kate Douglas Wiggin (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421716

This collection includes Aladdin and the Magic Lamp, the Story of Sinbad the Voyager, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and other lesser-known but still wonderful tales for children and adults alike.

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.

Anderson's Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Anderson (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421631

Hans Christian Anderson's Fairy Tales have been beloved by children for centuries. This collection includes: The Emperor's New Clothes; The Swineherd; The Real Princess; The Shoes of Fortune; The Fir Tree; The Snow Queen; The Leap Frog; The Elderbush; The Bell; The Old House; The Happy Family; The Story of a Mother; The False Collar; The Shadow; The Little Match Girl; The Dream of Little Tuk; and The Naughty Boy.

All Around the Moon

Jules Verne (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421556

In this sequel to From the Earth to the Moon, Verne’s three travelers almost make it to the moon, flying around it in a homemade projectile.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Lewis Caroll (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421549

Alice's Adventure's in Wonderland tells the weird and wonderful tale of a little girl who falls down a rabbit hole into a strange world.

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.

Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves

Kate Douglas Wiggin (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532421532

Ali Baba is a poor woodcutter who discovers a secret lair of thieves with the password "Open Sesame". This classic Middle Eastern folk tale has delighted audiences for centuries.

Lizard in a Zoot Suit

Marco Finnegan (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582361

Los Angeles, 1943. It's the era of the Zoot Suit Riots, and Flaca and Cuata have a problem. It's bigger than being grounded by their strict mother. It's bigger than tensions with the soldiers stationed nearby. And it's shaped like a five-foot-tall lizard. When a lost member of an unknown underground species needs help, the sisters must scramble to keep their new friend away from a corrupt military scientist—but they'll do it in style. Cartoonist Marco Finnegan presents Lizard in a Zoot Suit, an outrageous, historical, sci-fi graphic novel.

The Accursed Inheritance of Henrietta Achilles

Haiko Hörnig (author) Marius Pawlitza (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582330

The life of Henrietta Achilles is about to change. After years of living as an orphan, she receives a summons to the strange town of Malrenard. To her surprise, she's the only living relative of Ornun Zol—a notorious wizard, now deceased, who leaves Henrietta with his house and everything in it. With Ornun Zol gone, escaped creatures and misfired curses have been spilling out into Malrenard. If that's not enough, Henrietta will discover countless squabbling squatters inside her uncle's abode: soldiers, bandits, tiny monsters, and more. Then there's the matter of the strange black cat following Henrietta around...Book 1 in the series.

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.

Mermaids

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037387

A beautiful sound drifts over the waves. Do your eyes deceive you? It is a mermaid! Long hair cascades down her back as she sings into the salty air. Mermaids began to take form 4,000 years ago, but their popularity grew as more people sailed the seas. This fact-filled title highlights mermaid myths around the world, exploring their unique powers, fascinating history, and presence in media. Added features include a map, a pop culture connection, and more. Young readers will love this title about the mysteries of mermaid lore!

Giants

Thomas Kingsley Troupe (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681037370

Watch out! A giant is stomping your way! These creatures make appearances in today’s stories, films, advertising, and more. But stories and images of these behemoths are nothing new. For centuries, giants have been depicted as dangerous and disastrous. But they have also taken on friendly forms. Find out how tales have giants have transformed throughout time through leveled text in this engaging title. Added features include a creature comparison, a range map, a timeline, and more!