Chapter Books

The Curse of the Werepenguin by Allan Woodrow

The Curse of the Werepenguin by Allan Woodrow

Orphaned as a toddler by parents who disappeared under suspicious circumstances, all Bolt Wattle has ever wanted was to find his true family. When a mysterious baron in far-off Brugaria abruptly sends for Bolt, he wonders if he’s getting closer to finding his parents. But Baron Chordata appears to be a twelve-year-old boy who wears

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Manhattan: Mapping the Story of An Island

Manhattan: Mapping the Story of An Island by Jennifer Thermes

“An innovative look back through time, Manhattan Maps follows the history of Manhattan Island from its natural formation to the bustling city today. It explores the ways in which nature and people are connected, tracking the people who lived on Manhattan from the Lenape Indians to Dutch settlers hunting for beaver pelts to early Americans

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Weather of Not

Weather or Not by Sara Mlynowski

When Willa’s upside-down magic rains, it pours. Clouds form under ceilings. Classrooms get flooded. Umbrellas must always be nearby, just in case Willa has an outburst. Willa hates being the source of such sogginess. Even worse, the more she rains, the badder she feels . . . and the badder she feels, the more she

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The Royal Rabbits of London : the great diamond chase

The Royal Rabbits of London: The Great Diamond Chase by Santa Montefiore

The biggest, most beautiful diamond in the whole world has been stolen from Buckingham Palace! Nobody knows how the sneaky thief managed to take the Siberian Diamond from right under the Queen’s nose – but Shylo and the brave Royal Rabbits of London will do whatever it takes to solve the case and return the

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Saint Philomene’s Infirmary for Magical Creatures

Saint Philomene’s Infirmary for Magical Creatures by W. Stone Cotter

Deep below ground, there is a secret hospital for magical creatures. At Saint Philomene’s Infirmary, all creatures are welcome–except humans. So when twelve-year-old human boy Chance Jeopard unearths a plot to destroy the hospital and its millions of resident patients, he is launched into the role of unlikely–and unwelcome–hero. His infinitely pragmatic and skeptical sister,

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The Ghost Road

The Ghost Road by Charis Cotter

or the first time, Ruth is heading to Newfoundland to stay with the family she’s never met instead of spending the summer traveling with her dad. When she arrives, she finds Newfoundland is very different from her life in Toronto–people there are much more friendly, but also superstitious, believing in ghosts and The Sight and

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The End of the World and Beyond

The End of the World and Beyond by Avi

Convicted of thievery and transported from England to America, Oliver Cromwell Pitts, shackled to his fellow prisoners, endures inedible food, filthy conditions, and deadly storms on his voyage across the Atlantic. But the hazardous shipboard journey is nothing compared to the peril that waits for him on the colonial shores. In Annapolis, Oliver’s indentured servitude

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