It is 1969 in Spanish Harlem, and fourteen-year-old Evelyn Serrano is trying hard to break free from her conservative Puerto Rican surroundings, but when her activist grandmother comes to stay and the neighborhood protests start, things get a lot more complicated—and dangerous.
Five toy animal friends sit happily together on a windowsill, patiently waiting for anticipated weather changes that are orchestrated by their young human companion. By the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of Kitten's First Full Moon.
Three best friends — a haunted accident survivor, a girl who faces a difficult choice to please the boy she likes and a girl who claims she can see through everyone's games — find their resolve to avoid fighting tested during their seventh-grade year.
Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show, is also a father and his picture book reveals what everyone already knows: that fathers wage a secret campaign to ensure that their baby's first word is "dada." Here he shows us just how it's done.
When the myriad tribes in the miniscule world of Carpet are threatened by the destructive forces of Fray, two brothers embark on a perilous adventure to combat power-hungry mouls and save their people. This is a revised edition of the Terry Pratchett's original work, which was published in 1971, including updated text, original color and black-and-white illustrations and an exclusive story.
Born on a faraway island, an imaginary dragon patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child only to be overlooked repeatedly before he embarks on an incredible journey to the city in search of his perfect match. By the award-winning creator of Sidekicks.
Two children are swept up in an imaginative quest to save the king and his realm from dark forces when the king emerges from a magical door at the park and presses a map and strange objects into their hands before being captured and disappearing.
The Tuck family is confronted with an agonizing situation when it discovers that a 10-year-old girl and a malicious stranger now share their secret, about a spring of magical water that prevents the drinker from ever growing any older.
The author recounts in graphic novel format her experiences with hearing loss at a young age, including using a bulky hearing aid, learning how to lip read, and determining her "superpower."
In vivid poems that reflect the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, an award-winning author shares what it was like to grow up in the 1960s and 1970s in both the North and the South.
The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns with everything from a fender bender to crazed seagulls, but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.
Struggling to adapt within her newly blended family in 1964 Mississippi, young Sunny witnesses increasingly scary community agitation when activists from the North arrive in town to help register African-Americans to vote.