The Wild, Wild West meets Tom Swift: book two of a inventive series filled with history and cool scientific fact.Someone is smuggling secrets out of the Kennewicketts' lab and sabotaging their experiments, putting everyone at the Amazing Automated Inn at risk. I... read more
|Series:||Gadgets and Gears|
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9|
Wally and Noodles are back to the business of scientific innovationand fun. In London, they meet a young pickpocket named Dobbin who works for a mysterious criminal called the Tick-Tock Man. Soon they are racing through secret tunnels in a bid to help Dobbin's litt... read more
|Author:||Alison Lester; Roland Harvey (Illustrator)|
|Series:||Bonnie and Sam Ser.|
Friendship, horses and adventure in an Australian country town combine in this collection of four full-colour Bonnie and Sam stories for young readers. Created by two of Australia's bestselling storytellers and illustrators.
All books are magic, but some are more magical than others. When Susan opens a strange library book, she discovers it is about her and her friends, leading up to the moment when she opened the book. Beyond that, the pages are blank . . . waiting for the children to ... read more
So she and her dad decide to organize Anastasia's frazzled mother to help her run the household smoothly. When Mum goes away for work, Anastasia gets to test out her theory. The household quickly begins to crumble as Anastasia has to face Sam's chickenpox, an unexpe... read more
In her seventh adventure, the irrepressible Anastasia decides that she needs more poise and confidence especially since her chosen career is to be a bookstore owner. A flyer on her father's windshield convinces her that charm school at Studio Charmante will tea... read more
The wishing well is all used up, its magic drained, its enchantment gone dry. Or has it? In a reckless moment, Gordy threatens the old well, telling it to get going with its magic o"r else! "and that seems to do the trick. Suddenly Laura, Lydia, James, and Kip who ... read more
Unfazed by her friends' decision to give up boys, Anastasia Krupnik answers a personal ad she finds in a magazine. When the special "he" decides he wants to meet her, Anastasia finds herself in quite a predicament--especially since her letters might have stretched the truth just a tiny bit...
"As usual, Lowry delivers tight, page-turning prose, plenty of humor, and characters right out of readers' neighborhoods."--Kirkus Reviews What could possibly go wrong when Anastasia Krupnik walks to a mailbox early one morning with two packages and a dog? A mail m... read more
When is magic "not" magic? Laura is a girl who goes out of her way to find adventure. So when her family moves to a house with a well in the yard a "wishing" well, according to Lydia, Laura's opinionated, horse-mad, outrageous new neighbor Laura is all too willing to m... read more
|Series:||Diamond Spirit Ser.|
The first in a warm-hearted and adventurous series about friendship, courage, a spirited girl, and the love of horses After a horrific accident, Jess loses Diamond, her beloved pony. Her best friend, Shara, the only witness to the accident, won't tell Jess what happened. Hurt and b... read more