Thursday, July 19, 2012
NEW BOOKS ON MY BOOKSHELF THIS WEEK
Publication Date: March 12, 2012
Age 8 and up
LOST IN A MAZE OF MONSTERS . . . Everyone knows that the creatures of the outside world are forbidden by magic to enter the land of Een. That’s why Kendra Kandlestar is so surprised when a giant Unger arrives in the middle of the night to deliver a cryptic message: If she can find the Door to Unger, she will be able to unlock the truth about her long-lost family. But when Kendra finds herself trekking through the wilderness with a magic-peddling faun and a rebellious Unger, she begins to wonder if it’s all just a clever trap to lead her into the heart of danger. Whom can Kendra trust? There’s only one way to find out: peek through the Door to Unger and enter a world of magic, monsters, and mystery!
Age 5 and up
Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series--the Magic Tree House Where did the tree house come from? BeforeJack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home. Can they do it before dark . . . or will they become a dinosaur'sdinner?
Age 5 and up
Two children compare their granny with others. Some grannies have thin legs, fat knees, crinkly eyes, or big soft laps. Their granny has a wobbly bottom and wears an old red sweater that was grandpa's. She has a style all her own--and to the children who love her, this granny is perfect. Full of warmth and good humor. Full color.
For ages 3-9
Hailey is an 8-year-old girl who lives on the beach and her best friend is Scarlet, who happens to be a dolphin. Scarlet takes Hailey on a new adventure every day and teaches her all about life in the ocean. On this adventure, Scarlet takes Hailey off the coast of Hawaii where she meets Link, a Green Sea Turtle. After Hailey learns all about Green Sea Turtles she gets to play with Scarlet and Link before having to return back home to the beach.