Moving is never easy, but for Alexandrea, the move from a small southern town to Harlem is unbearable. Al’s personality helps her make a few friends, but just as things seem to be getting better she gets cast as the Sugar Plum Fairy in the annual performance of The Nutcracker.
Peter, who is tired of having to keep mischievous two-year-old Fudge out of trouble, discovers that his pet turtle is missing.
Thirteen-year-old Katie, who is herself physically challenged, saves a crippled foal from euthanasia and nurses him back to health and eventual championships.
Four separate stories tell, in words and cartoons, the surprising history and activities of the ordinary backpack.
Sophie discovers that giants not only exist, but that there are a great many of them who like to guzzle and swallow nice little children!
Two roller-skating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures.
Be Careful! This book has already eaten several people and is always hungry.
Miss Breakbone hates kids and when she confiscates Junkyard's crucial find, the dunderheads unite to teach her a lesson.
Emily, her turtle Rufus, and Jackson team up to outsmart mean Uncle Victor, who is after Emily's inheritance.
Go into the wild and meet gorillas, find out how they use tools, care for their young, show dominance, and display a kinship to humans.