Herbert Slewg and his hapless, video game–addicted neighbor Alex Filby have stumbled upon what Einstein could only theorize about: a wormhole through the space/time continuum. They travel 100 years into the future of their no-longer-boring town and are mistaken for alien slayers . . . in a world run by a benevolent alien race with cheerful Australian accents and uncomfortably fake facial hair. Herbert, Alex, and their mutual crush, Sammi Clementine, century-hop across time in order to outwit a disgruntled “G’Dalien. By foiling his evil plot, they save the planet …
The Fourth of July is on its way, and Abby Hunter has big plans. As president of the Cul-de-sac Kids, she declares “Mailbox Mania” on Blossom Hill Lane. The kids decorate their mailboxes. And choose a judge to vote for the winner! Before long, the friends are fighting and everyone is upset. Then a mysterious gift shows up in each of their mailboxes. Who hid the presents there? And why?
Celebrate the Fourth of July in a vibrant seek-and-find adventure. This fun-filled ode to America brims with patriotic spirit and more than 200 hidden objects to find. Tommy awakes on July Fourth to find a note from his eccentric Aunt Jeanne, promising a spectacular surprise if he unravels clues she has hidden for him. Tommy’s clues lead him on a magical cross-country trip through America’s great places and iconic traditions. From Times Square to Mount Rushmore, from a Mississippi riverboat to the Golden Gate Bridge.
Sleepytown Beagles, Penny’s 4th of July is the second book in the Sleepytown Beagles series. It takes your child on another journey into a peaceful and secure place where they can visualize and drift off to sleep. In this story, Penny shares the valuable lesson she learned about dealing with her fears. Enjoy this journey with the lovable characters of the Sleepytown Beagles.
Also check out: Sleepytown Beagles Differences and Sleepytown Beagles Oh Brother!
What happened on the Fourth of July long before there were fireworks and parades? Alice Dalgliesh takes young readers back to revolutionary times, back to the colonists’ desire for freedom and the creation of the Declaration of Independence.
Simple text captures the excitement of the era, telling how word of Independence travelled up and down the thirteen colonies, touching the lives of everyday people throughout the land.
Patriotic images of everything from historical events to baseball games to children marching in 4th of July parades accompany the words of our national anthem. This timely book brings a modern narrative to the song that was written more than 175 years ago.
Biscuit celebrates America’s birthday. There’s a parade and fireworks to watch, and lots of treats to share with friends and family. Unfold the flaps to see what surprises are in store this Fourth of July.
Strange new teacher. Strange new toys. Lots of kids and lots of noise! What would Llama like to do?
Llama Llama feels so new . . . It’s Llama Llama’s first day of preschool! And Llama Llama’s mama makes sure he’s ready. They meet the teachers. See the other children. Look at all the books and games. But then it’s time for Mama to leave. And suddenly Llama Llama isn’t so excited anymore. Will Mama Llama come back? Of course she will. But before she does, the other children show Llama …
Rebecca Rubin is a lively nine-year-old girl growing up in a big Jewish family in New York in 1914. She dreams of becoming an actress, but her parents and grandparents have traditional ideas and don’t think young ladies should perform. When Rebecca learns that her cousins in Russia are in great danger and must escape to America, she puts on a show to raise money–until her disapproving grandmother steps in. Unexpectedly, Rebecca finds another way to earn money. But for her plan to work, she’ll have to keep it a …
On her tenth birthday, Rebecca can hardly believe it when her cousin Max, the actor, invites her to come to his movie studio! Although her parents don’t approve of actors or movies, Mama relents and says Rebecca may go. When the camera begins to roll, Rebecca finds herself facing an opportunity she never imagined in her wildest dreams. Does she have the nerve for it? And what would her parents say if they knew? Includes an illustrated “Looking Back” section about the early days of silent movies.