And the kids at school don't let her forget it. When Laura's family moves to a new town she expects more of the same bullying. What she doesn't expect are snake-like yellow eyes watching from the woods... or the mysterious rattling in her closet... or the warning she finds carved in her room... or making friends for the first time. When Laura discovers the source of the rattling, things take on a whole new level of weird. Eighth grade is about to get a lot more interesting!
The Storming Normans are a fictional Canadian platoon fighting in WWI, preparing for an attack on Vimy Ridge. As the soldiers train, fight, and deal with the horrors of war, they are helped by brave and loyal animals - a dog who warns soldiers of a gas attack, a cat who saves soldiers from rat bites, a pigeon who saves an entire platoon and more. All are based on real-life animal war heroes.
If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid.
Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read with clever distractions. However, Ally's newest teacher sees a bright, creative kid beneath the troublemaker and helps to shine a light on her gifts. A must-read book for anyone who has ever struggled in school!
This summer, the little people call the shots!
Julia spends a lot of time looking up. but please don't call her short; she is boycotting that word. She's not allowed to boycott the local production of The Wizard of Oz, however. Now she's been cast as a Munchkin - even though she can't dance or carry a tune.
Her summer is NOT starting well!
From the author of the Divergent series
Honor has no place in survival On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos and Cyra do not—their gifts make them vulnerable to others' control. Can they reclaim their gifts, their fates, and their lives, and reset the balance of power in this world? In addition, they must decide whether to help each other survive—or to destroy one another.
A missing girl, a hungry gator, & only one way out...
In the outrageous, hilarious, and wildly dangerous state of Florida, there are a million places an outlaw might stash a teenage girl. A million unpleasant ways to die. And two people who will risk everything to rescue a friend... and to, hopefully, exact a bit of swamp justice!