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The bee

When the narrator of this fun and silly book is startled by the buzzing of a bee, she sets off on an adventure that sees her running from community to community, trying to lose her buzzing companion. When she has run clear across Nunavut, she finally realizes that perhaps this little bee isn't such a fearsome foe after all!

Monstrosity

Ruthie and Ezra Dillon's dad and uncle just bought an old Hollywood movie studio, known for all the best horror flicks of the 50s but those classic on screen monsters have returned to the real world with a vengeance!

Ruthie and Ezra Dillon's dad and uncle just bought an old Hollywood movie studio, known for all the best horror flicks of the 50s!

Horse trouble

Twelve-year-old Kate is laser-focused on her one true passion: horseback riding. But try as she might, she can't hide from life's problems in the stable.There's nothing Kate loves more than being around horses. But her best friend is allergic to them, so Kate has to take riding lessons without her. Kate's forced to navigate some of life's hardships--like the mean girls at the stable who tease her and her body insecurities--all on her own. To make matters worse, Kate is continually falling off her horse. To Kate, her tween years feel like one unfair punishment after another.

My pet goldfish

Follow Richard the growing goldfish from an indoor tank to an outdoor pond in a story filled with gorgeous multilayered illustrations and sprinkled with fascinating facts.

When I was four, I got my first pet: a fish no bigger than my hand, with red and orange scales. My very own goldfish!

Dr. Seuss's winter things

A board book celebration of winter, starring Thing One and Thing Two from Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat !

Written in super-simple rhyme, this fun, sturdy board book features Thing One and Thing Two as they spend a winter's day enjoying all the activities the season has to offer-- making snow angels, sledding, ice skating, and more! A perfect gift for Christmas, birthdays, baby showers, or any time of year, this is an ideal way to celebrate the season and introduce the very youngest children to the magical world of Dr. Seuss!

Definitely do not open this book

Please do not read this book -- it's way too funny! No, really!

The fun never ends in this sidesplitting sequel to Do Not Open This Book ! Readers will be determined to reach the end of this hysterical story -- no matter what the little monster on the pages says or does. This time, he's pulled out all the stops to avoid having to go to sleep, and he's up to all kinds of hilarious shenanigans to stay awake! Readers will delight in defying the monster as he brings surprises and excitement to every page!

Escape

CLING. Don't let go. Hold tight. Never give up. FLY. Rev up. Lift off. Soar. PEDAL. Set off. Cycle. Pedal for your life.

Throughout history, ordinary people have been forced to leave their families and homes because of war, famine, slavery, intolerance, economic and political upheaval, or climate change. These remarkable true stories of escape show how courageous people all around the world have overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles in their flight to freedom.

"An arresting collection of deep, accessible stories of people on the move"--Kirkus Reviews, STARRED

The stories of musical instruments

A comprehensive overview of the origin of the world's best-known musical instruments, presenting many fascinating facts along the way.Niccolo the cricket would like to become a musician. But which instrument should he start with? The violin? The guitar? The trumpet? All at once? Well, he does have six limbs, so why not? In any case, Niccolo and his trusty companion Luciano the nightingale travel the world as they learn about musical instruments of all kinds, from simple drums to the most sophisticated church organs. Do you know what didgeridoo, shamisen, or vozembouch are?

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