The 12-year-old daughter of a refugee family forced to flee their home in the aftermath of the 1947 separation of Pakistan and India embarks on a treacherous journey that she records in a series of letters written to her late mother.
Lives of four misfits are intertwined when a bully's prank lands shy Virgil at the bottom of a well and Valencia, Kaori, and Gen band together in an epic quest to find and rescue him.
A heartfelt celebration of love by the Newbery Medal-winning author of Last Stop of Market Street and the best-selling illustrator of Of Thee I Sing depicts how people from all walks of life share a universal bond that supports and connects us in the face of fear and hardship.
An accessible, highly visual reference guide to the human body collects fun facts, cool diagrams and gross stories as well as a range of DIY projects designed to promote further learning and less anxiety at the doctor's office.
Targeted with suspicion when children begin going missing from her Caribbean island home, Corinne LaMer travels deep into the ocean to seek the help of dangerous jumbie Mama D'Leau, who commands her to travel with her friends and mermaids to fetch a powerful object.
A vibrantly adapted, previously unfinished children's story completed from Mark Twain's fragmentary notes follows the story of a quietly courageous boy who receives a gift of magical seeds that enable him to speak with animals during a quest to rescue a kidnapped prince.
A laugh-out-loud collection of poems blends wit and wordplay with nonsense and oxymoron on misnumbered pages that can only be deciphered by a certain code-cracking poem. Illustrated by the Caldecott Honor-winning artist of The Stinky Cheese Man.