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Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman
George and Harold are always good at using their imaginations, and that drives their mean homeroom teacher, Ms. Ribble, crazy! But this time, they’ve come up with much more than a silly prank — they’ve accidentally created a MONSTER! With her horrendous hairdo and two rabid robots, Wedgie Woman is well on her way to world domination, and only the Waistband Warrior can stop her!
Wreck of the Ethie
In 1919, just before Christmas, the S.S. Ethie sets sail for St. John’s Harbor, but a violent winter storm casts the steamship onto the rocky cliffs of northwest Newfoundland, threatening the passengers’ survival
Ninety-two passengers and crew, all eager to be reunited with family for the holidays, are now at the mercy of the stormy sea. Seeing the wrecked ship off the coast, a fishing family sends their dog Skipper, a hardworking and courageous Newfoundland, to brave the icy and dangerous waters to carry a lifeline from the sinking ship to shore.
In this minute-by-minute fictionalized account of the S.S. Ethie’s dramatic voyage, Hillary Hyland vividly brings the adventure to life, showing the spirit of survival amongst the passengers and crew, as well as the strength and determination of a poor fishing family and their courageous dog to save those ninety-two souls.
Wright Brothers Nosediving Into History
A hilarious nonfiction look at two of history’s most epic “failures”: the Wright brothers, whose countless crashes ultimately led to groundbreaking success.
Although Orville and Wilbur Wright are celebrated today as heroes for their revolutionary contributions to science and engineering—they are acknowledged as the first men to successfully achieve powered, piloted flight—their success was hard-earned. (Spoiler alert: there were a lot of nosedives involved.) In fact, it took the self-taught engineers years of work and dozens of crashes before they managed a single twelve-second flight!
In this first installment of the brand new Epic Fails series, Ben Thompson and Erik Slader take readers through the Wright brothers’ many mishaps and misadventures as they paved the way for modern aviation.
The Epic Fails series takes a humorous and unexpected view of history, exploring the surprising stories behind a variety of groundbreaking discoveries, voyages, experiments, and innovations, illustrating how many of mankind’s biggest successes are in fact the result of some pretty epic failures.
This title has Common Core connections.
Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle’s ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture.
It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.
“Wild nights are my glory,” the unearthly stranger told them. “I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I’ll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract.”
A tesseract (in case the reader doesn’t know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L’Engle’s unusual book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O’Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg’s father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.
A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal. It is the first book in The Time Quintet, which consists of A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, and An Acceptable Time.
A Wrinkle in Time is soon to be a movie from Disney, directed by Ava DuVernay, starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon and Mindy Kaling.
This title has Common Core connections.
Praise for A Wrinkle in Time:
“A Wrinkle in Time is one of my favorite books of all time. I’ve read it so often, I know it by heart. Meg Murry was my hero growing up. I wanted glasses and braces and my parents to stick me in an attic bedroom. And I so wanted to save Charles Wallace from IT.” —Meg Cabot
“A book that every young person should read, a book that provides a road map for seeking knowledge and compassion even at the worst of times, a book to make the world a better place.” —Cory Doctorow
“[L’Engle’s] work is one of the things that made me a writer, a science fiction and fantasy fan, an avid reader. Hers were the first books I read that mixed math and magic, the quest and the quantum.” —Scott Westerfeld
“A Wrinkle in Time taught me that you can tackle even the deepest and most slippery concepts of physics and philosophy in fiction for young readers. It’s a great lesson for all writers, and a tough tesseract to follow.” —David Lubar
“A coming of age fantasy story that sympathizes with typical teen girl awkwardness and insecurity, highlighting courage, resourcefulness and the importance of famiyl ties as key to overcoming them.” —Carol Platt Liebau, author, in the New York Post
“An exhilarating experience.” —Kirkus Reviews
“This imaginative book will be read for a long time into the future.” —Children’s Literature
Books by Madeleine L’Engle
A Wrinkle in Time Quintet
A Wrinkle in Time
A Wind in the Door
A Swiftly Tilting Planet
An Acceptable Time
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Madeleine L’Engle; adapted & illustrated by Hope Larson: A graphic novel adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic.
Intergalactic P.S. 3 by Madeleine L’Engle; illustrated by Hope Larson: Visit the world of A Wrinkle in Time in this standalone story!
The Austin Family Chronicles
Meet the Austins (Volume 1)
The Moon by Night (Volume 2)
The Young Unicorns (Volume 3)
A Ring of Endless Light (Volume 4) A Newbery Honor book!
Troubling a Star (Volume 5)
The Polly O’Keefe books
The Arm of the Starfish
Dragons in the Waters
A House Like a Lotus
And Both Were Young
The Joys of Love
Wwe Meet the Champions
Jump into the ring with WWE’s biggest Superstars!
Join The Rock, John Cena, and Sheamus as they battle their rivals. Learn about their signature moves, their greatest victories, and what it takes to make it to Wrestlemania!
DK’s reading scheme is levelled into stages to help every child progress and become a confident reader. This Level 2 book features engaging and highly illustrated topics with true kid appeal. Lively narrative spreads are supported with captions and annotations to get young readers excited about three of WWE’s most well known stars.
With longer sentence structures and increasingly complicated vocabulary and terminology, Meet the Champions draws on the exciting world of sports entertainment to engage fans and help them build their literacy skills and develop their confidence in reading alone.
Wwe Ultimate Superstars Guide
The complete guide to WWE’s biggest Superstars–past and present–including John Cena, Charlotte Flair, The Rock, André the Giant, Sasha Banks, and more. Features the latest information about competitors from RAW, SmackDown, and NXT.
Page-by-page profiles of more than 200 of the biggest Superstars from sports entertainment history are packed with facts, trivia, and behind-the-scenes information. “Super Stats” boxes detail information on each Superstar, including career highlights and wins. The brand-new guide profiles popular competitors, from Hall of Famers to rising up-and-coming stars. Feature boxes highlight the Superstars’ most fascinating and strangest moments in the ring. Each entry includes a stunning photograph and action scene. Check out all the latest on Becky Lynch, Big Show, Sting, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Roman Reigns, Shawn Michaels, Seth Rollins, and other favorite Superstars.
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Wwe: How to Win in the Ring
Could you make it big in the most famous sports entertainment brand on the planet?
Join the biggest names in WWE as they entertain the crowd and battle their rivals. Find out about their best moves, their epic team-ups, and what happens when friends become enemies.
DK’s reading program is leveled into stages to help every child progress and become a confident reader. This Level 2 book features engaging and highly illustrated topics with true kid appeal. Lively narrative spreads are supported with captions and annotations to get young readers excited about what it takes to be a WWE Superstar.
With longer sentence structures and increasingly complicated vocabulary and terminology, How to Win in the Ring draws on the exciting world of sports entertainment to engage fans and help them build their literacy skills and develop their confidence in reading alone.
Wwe: How to Be a Wwe Superstar
Find out what it takes to be a top WWE Superstar in DK Readers L2: WWE: How to Be a WWE Superstar.
Discover how the WWE Superstars prepare for the ring, work their way to the main event, and become WWE Champions. With inspirational photos of some of the most beloved Superstars, young readers will love diving into the world of WWE with DK Readers L2: WWE: How to Be a WWE Superstar.
Perfect for 5-7 year olds beginning to read fluently with support, Level 2 titles contain carefully selected photographic images to complement the text, providing strong visual clues to build vocabulary and confidence. Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles such as diagrams and activities.
All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, logos and copyrights are the exclusive property of WWE, Inc. and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. © 2017 WWE, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Xo Ox a Love Story
For some time now I have wanted to write a letter to say how much I admire you. You are so graceful and fine. Even when you are running from tigers you are like a ballerina who is running away from tigers.
I think that what I’m trying to say is that I love you.
And so begins an epic, if initially unrequited, love affair between a graceful gazelle and a clumsy, hapless ox. Romance will never be the same.
Adam Rex’s hilarious, sweet, and at times heartbreaking letters between a hopelessly romantic ox and a conceited, beautiful gazelle are paired perfectly with Scott Campbell’s joyful illustrations to bring you a romance for the ages.
A Neal Porter Book
You Can't Bring a Sandwich to the Moon
Discover the thrilling side of the history of the space race in this fact-tastic, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the secrets of American History!
Did you know that you can’t bring a sandwich on a spaceship? Or that a group of people who had lost their hearing played an important role in the race to send astronauts to the moon? Find out about those true stories and more in this book about the space race of the 1950s and 1960s.
Secrets of American History is an action-packed nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read series that lets beginning readers in on a little secret: history is full of surprises! Want to know what invisible ink has to do with the American Revolution? Or why shark repellant and inflatable army tanks were used in World War II? Find out in this fact-filled series of fascinating true tales, wild adventures, and spy missions, and discover the secret side of American history!