Athena the Wise (Goddess Girls)

By Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams

Those vintage myths from the Greek pantheon are given a latest twist that modern tweens can relate to, from facing bullies like Medusa to a primary weigh down on an not going boy. Goddess ladies follows 4 goddesses-in-training – Athena, Persephone, Aphrodite, and Artemis – as they navigate the bits and bobs of divine social lifestyles at Mount Olympus Academy, the place the main priviledged gods and goddesses of the Greek pantheon hone their legendary talents.

In publication five, central Zeus asks Athena to aid Heracles (aka Hercules within the Roman pantheon) entire his twelve labors. but if Heracles begins borrowing Athena's pals issues with out asking, will she have the capacity to support him set issues immediately?

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Moishe's Miracle: A Hanukkah Story

By Laura Krauss Melmed, David Slonim

"...set it upon the hearth empty, and it'll produce as many scrumptious Hanukkah latkes as you would like. Latkes by way of the dozen, latkes via the loads will look till you get rid of the pan from the range. simply bear in mind the stranger's caution: "To Moishe this present was once given, and simply Moishe needs to see it."

With one of these reward, Moishe, his spouse Baila, and the full village of Wishniak could have a Hanukkah like no different. they are going to dance and sing and dinner party on latkes all as a result of a mysterious frying pan supplied through a stranger and a few speaking cows thankful for Moishe's generosity. yet what of the caution? Will the magic pan nonetheless fry up latkes as plump as little pillows if Baila makes use of it? Or will it fry up anything completely unexpected...?

Laura Krauss Melmed, writer of the bestselling i admire You As Much..., and artist David Slonim have cooked up a wondrous and fully unique Hanukkah tale, made up of all of the vintage constituents of Jewish folktales: secret, humor, and stable food.

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Final Quest (The Secrets of Droon: Special Edition #8)

By Tony Abbott

The hot button is out--DROON is the sequence that children, mom and dad, and academics are conversing approximately! There are greater than nine million DROON books in print.

An immortal dragon. a protracted hidden mystery. the dominion of Droon is on the breaking point of warfare. . .

The scenario in Droon hasn't ever been extra determined. The wizard Galen is lacking. Eric has been compelled undercover with Gethwing, the omnipotent Moon Dragon. And thousands of beasts are assembling outdoors Jaffa urban, able to assault Droon's capital.

Eric, Keeah, Neal, and Julie will do no matter what it takes to save lots of their cherished state. yet to defeat the Moon Dragon, they will have to discover the best mystery in all of Droon. . . .

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The Black Stallion Revolts (Black Stallion, Book 9)

By Walter Farley

After the Black assaults one other horse, Alec realizes that the once-wild horse wishes more room and freedom, in order that they head out west to a major ranch. yet a poor twist of fate separates the 2, leaving Alec with amnesia and the Black on my own to reclaim the wild existence to which he used to be born. because the Black struggles to outlive, and as Alec struggles to recollect who he's and his connection to the fabulous stallion within the canyon, a gripping experience tale unfolds.

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Ida B: . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World

By Katherine Hannigan

Ida B. Applewood believes there's by no means adequate time for fun.

That's why she's so chuffed to be homeschooled and to spend each unfastened moment outdoor with the bushes and the brook.

Then a few not-so-great issues ensue in her global. Ida B has to return to that position of gradual yet convinced Body-Cramping, Mind-Numbing, Fun-Killing Torture—school. She feels her center getting smaller and smaller and hardening right into a sharp, black stone.

How can issues pass from righter than correct to 1000000 miles past fallacious? Can Ida B prepare a plan to get issues again to just-about excellent again?

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The Hawk Bandits of Tarkoom (The Secrets of Droon #11)

By Tony Abbott

Whilst Neal's puppy Snorky slips into the mystical closet, the children haven't any selection yet ship him to Droon. it is a fortunate factor they do, even though, simply because an odd factor has simply occured within the land of Oobja, an earthquake has exposed the is still of an historic Droon urban known as Tarkoom - and, what is extra, the town has began to get back to lifestyles!

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Plastic Polly (mix)

By Jenny Lundquist

Popularity has its pitfalls, and Polly is getting to know them firsthand during this middle-grade M!X novel.

Polly Pierce likes being the second-most well known woman at Winston Academy, correct after her BFF, Kelsy. attractiveness comes with certain privileges, like a seat on the top desk within the cafeteria and a coveted spot at the making plans committee for the school’s enormous expertise exhibit pageant, Groove It Up! and because all Polly has to do is believe no matter what Kelsy says, being renowned is easy—even if young ones do name her “Plastic Polly” at the back of her back.

But whilst a freak coincidence takes Kelsy out of the image, Polly is without warning in control of the Groove It Up! committee. She’s now not ready for her new status—and nor is a person else. Backstabbing associates, an intimidating overwhelm, and diva calls for from an injured Kelsy all threaten to derail Polly’s plans. Can she end up to everyone—and herself—that she has a character of her personal?

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