Aspiring cartoonist Nate Wright is the star of Big Nate. Nate is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for detentions in school history. He's a self-described genius and sixth grade Renaissance Man. Equipped with only a #2 pencil and the unshakable belief that he is #1, Nate fights a daily battle against overzealous teachers, undercooked cafeteria food, and all-around conventionality. He's the original rebel without...
A group of kids are excited to spend a fun night at a lock-in at Mr. Lemoncello's newly opened library. However, the event is quite literal--now they will have to band together to find a way out before it is too late.
"When videogame obsessed Pete Watson discovers his dad is not only a super-spy but has been kidnapped and is now trapped inside a video game, he has to use his super gaming skills and enter the game to rescue him. And if he succeeds, who will save Pete from his massive crush on Callie Midwood?"--
Mallory is excited to participate in a new girls' basketball league, although she has never played and her best friends are not interested, but as the worst player on her team she realizes she has a lot to learn.
Nita, Kit and all the other young wizards are planning and practicing for a planetwide wizardry competition--but spells can go awry, unexpected dangers await, and the wizards must discover what secrets lie within themselves.
One winter at the Greenglass House, the innkeepers' adopted son Milo hears dozens of strange stories from secretive guests who are somehow or another connected with the history of the House. Things go missing from the house, prompting Milo and Meddy, the cook's daughter, to investigate.
Their magic tree house takes Jack and Annie back to retrieve a lost story in ancient Greece, where they witness the original Olympic games and are surprised to find what girls of the time were not allowed to do.
Rachel and Kirsty are going to spend a week at the Golden Palace, but when Jack Frost steals the Princess Fairies' magic tiaras they must help Maddie the Fun and Games Fairy find her tiara before every game turns into a fight.
Winston and his friends enter an all-day puzzle contest to win fifty-thousand dollars for their school, but they must also figure out who is trying to keep them from winning. Puzzles for the reader to solve are included throughout the text.
Although Splat is initially excited to play with his friends, he soon gets frustrated when he ends up having less fun than he expected. Eventually, however, he finds a special way to enjoy his time with his friends.