As part of a group of young climbers trying to climb Mount Everest, the reader must make decisions that will ensure survival and success in reaching the summit.
A biography of Harry Houdini that describes the escape artist's childhood and his path to become one of the world's greatest magicians; and includes instructions for twenty-one magic tricks.
Science teacher Ms. Clevis, one of the most popular teachers at Washington Irving Elementary School, splits into mean substitute Ms. Hyde and sweet sixth-grader Jackie after accidentally putting some chemicals into her breakfast smoothie.
Spunky third-grader Dyamonde Daniel misses her old neighborhood, but when she befriends a boy names Free, another new student at school, she finally starts to feel at home.
A collection of short poems which, when reversed, provide new perspectives on the fairy tale characters they feature.
Eufala and Bog's very feisty grandmother takes a job with the Crispy County Police Department, searching for a candy thief.
Presents fifty traditional nursery rhymes in comic book format, with illustrations by well-known cartoonists .
Fourth-grader Penelope Crumb's large nose leads to a family discovery.
Contains three stories in which brothers and best friends Wilbur and Orville Riot catch a thief, overthrow a king, and find a treasure, and includes rules to some of their made-up games .
Presents a picture-book biography of Philo Farnsworth, who created the world's first television image in 1928.
Twelve-year-old Homer, a poor but clever orphan, has extraordinary adventures after running away from his evil uncle to rescue his brother, who has been sold into service in the Civil War.
From the first ice, a thin skin on a bucket of water, through thickly-iced fields, streams, and gardens, a girl, her family, and friends anticipate and enjoy a winter of skating, ending with an ice show complete with costumes, refreshments, and clowns.