“Perfect for fans of adventure novels by Jean Craighead George, Peg Kehret, and Gary Paulsen.”
Carter and his older sister Grace thought the hike with their dad and their dog would be uneventful. If anything, they figured it was Dad’s way of getting them off their screens for a while.
But the hike on Blood Mountain turns ominous, as the siblings are separated from their father, and soon, battling the elements. They are lost.
They are being hunted, but who will reach them first? The young ranger leading the search? Or the mysterious mountain man who has gone off the grid?
CASE OF THE HAUNTED SCARECROW
Featuring friendship, school, family, and a diverse community, these early illustrated chapter book Jigsaw Jones Mysteries from James Preller have it all.
Jigsaw Jones and Mila Yeh have solved many cases involving stolen or missing items. But when the search for Kim’s necklace turns up more than they bargained for, Jigsaw can’t trust his eyes. Did the scarecrow on Ms. Rigby’s lawn just . . . move? Find out more in The Case of the Haunted Scarecrow.
James Preller’s wry, witty, Jigsaw Jones books are once again available to inspire the next generation of young readers, featuring both new titles and classroom classics!
EVERYBODY NEEDS A BUDDY
It's pirate ship vs. buddy bench!
When third-graders Deon, Kym, Lizzy, and Connor formed the Big Idea Gang, their mission was simply to oust the old mascot in favor of something cooler. But sales from the new mascot paraphernalia have led to extra cash for the PTA, and you can bet this gang has big ideas about how to spend it. A playground pirate ship! An author visit! New basketball hoops! Luckily, their teacher, Miss Zips, is skilled in the art of persuasion. Armed with Miss Zips's persuasive tips, the Big Idea Gang sets out to build a case for a new-and-improved Clay Elementary, and convince the rest of the school that their idea is the best.