George and Harold have entered an absurd alternate reality where teachers are nice, kids are allowed to read banned books, and the cafeteria food doesn't smell like dirty diapers. Even worse,...
With a new Introduction to this touching homage to his mother, the author paints a portrait of growing up in a black neighborhood as the child of an interracial marriage. Although raised an...
Memoir of an Iranian girl growing up in southern California during the 1970s and 1980s.
Cam Jansen's photographic memory is put to the test when Annie's tooth falls out--and disappears! Full color.
Fictional biography of a Black slave, who lived for 100 years after the Civil War.
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.
The classic text of the diary Anne Frank kept during the two years she and her family hid from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic is a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament...
In a dusty township in South Africa, Ajani and his friends have earned a brand-new, federation-size soccer ball. These clever boys are football champions! But when a crew of bullies tries to steal...
Nate the Great must solve a case for his most important client yet--his mother--when the recipes for her famous Monster Cookies disappear. With his dog, Sludge, Nate gets to work Illustrations.
After they see suspicious lights flickering at the top of the Washington Monument, KC and Marshall set off on a wild adventure to solve a 100-year-old mystery that involves a jewel thief, long-lost...
A beautiflly illustrated book of birds and their animal friends.
Few men in American history are as controversial as Malcolm X. In this provocative biography, Myers, winner of a Newbery Honor and four-time Coretta Scott King Award winner, presents a forthright...
Jack and Annie travel back to the morning of the great San Francisco earthquake of the early 1900s. While they are there, they meet a reporter and help get some kids to safety. Illustrations.
Sylvester the donkey finds a magic pebble and unthinkingly wishes himself a rock when frightened żeby a lion. Although safe from the lion, Sylvester cannot hold the pebble to wish himself into a...
"Julius is the baby of the world," say his parents. Lilly, his older sister, thinks Julius is a disgusting germ. Her mind is made up until her cousin Garland says a thing or two, and Lilly...
"Earlier version copyright under title Those familiar spirits"-- T.p. Verso.