The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook
Eleven-year-old Julian Calendar thought changing schools would mean leaving his "nerdy" persona behind, but instead he forms an alliance with fellow inventors Greta and Ben and works with them to prevent an adult from using one of their gadgets for nefarious purposes.
Splendors and glooms
When Clara vanishes after the puppeteer Grisini and two orphaned assistants were at her twelfth birthday party, suspicion of kidnapping chases the trio away from London and soon the two orphans are caught in a trap set by Grisini's ancient rival, a witch with a deadly inheritance to shed before it is too late.
125 true stories of amazing animals.
Meet a tiger that befriends a pig, a walrus that does sit-ups, a tree-climbing dog, a kayaking otter, and many more amazing animals. Packed with 125 heartwarming, hilarious, and inspiring animal anecdotes, these truth-is-stranger-than-fiction stories are paired with photos and loads of animal facts.
125 true stories of amazing pets : inspiring tales of animal friendship & four-legged heroes, plus crazy animal antics.
Shares the stories of dozens of remarkable animal companions who have performed astonishing tricks or acts of heroism, including a cat that took swimming lessons and a scooter-riding parrot.
Tuesdays at the castle
Eleven-year-old Princess Celie lives with her parents, the king and queen, and her brothers and sister at Castle Glower, which adds rooms or stairways or secret passageways most every Tuesday, and when the king and queen are ambushed while travelling, itis up to Celie to protect their home and save their kingdom.
Timmy Failure. [Mistakes were made, No. 1]
Resolving to earn so much money that his mother will no longer stress out over the bills, 11-year-old Timmy Failure launches a detective business with a lazy polar bear partner named Total but finds their enterprise—Total Failure, Inc.—challenged by a college-bound spy and a four-foot-tall girl whom Timmy refuses to acknowledge.