Miller, Megan, 1963- author, illustrator.
"When Pillagers establish an outpost not far from the Book Guardian's hidden ravine headquarters, it's time for the S.Q.U.I.D Squad to swim into action. When their plans to outwit and scare the Pillagers fail, they must turn to the help of a mysterious captive of the Pillagers, the Talker. But the Talker seems to have devious plans of her own."-- Provided by publisher.
Miller, Kayla, author
From the moment Natasha sets foot in class, it's clear she's one of the coolest kids in sixth grade. Everyone wants to be her friend, including Olive...but things might not be so easy. Olive tries her best to befriend Nat, but it seems like the only thing they have in common is that they both want to hang out with Olive's friends! Watching as Natasha gets closer with some of her best buds, Olive can't help but worry that they're starting to like Nat more than they like her...and who could blame them? Nat is just that cool...and Olive is, well, just Olive.
Michaels, Fern, author
"On a singles cruise, widow Anna Campbell meets divorced professor Ryan Robertson, and sparks fly between them. Back home in West Texas, Anna and Ryan continue their romance. When their families meet, Anna is delighted that her daughter hits it off with Ryan's daughter. While Ryan's college-bound son is somewhat aloof, but Anna feels certain they'll grow closer. She happily accepts Ryan's proposal, but the idyllic relationships Anna is hoping for are quickly thrown into doubt. Ryan and his children may not be all she thinks they are. As the situation grows more desperate, Anna draws on her courage and self-reliance to fight for the family and home she deserves" -- Rear cover.
When Humpty Dumpty's friends fall off of their chairs while eating in the king's kitchen, the cooks make the best of the situation by making them into different foods, until Humpty Dumpty decides that it would be safer to eat in a different kitchen.
Expanded verses of a familiar song tell how a teapot dreams of visiting China, Mexico, the opera, a jungle, and other places while waiting to be used to serve tea.
Benedict, Marie, author
The remarkable story of J. P. Morgan's personal librarian, Belle da Costa Greene, the Black American woman who was forced to hide her true identity and pass as white to leave a lasting legacy that enriched the nation.
Powning, Beth, 1949-, author
With murder dominating the news, the respected wife of a New Brunswick sea captain is drawn into the case of a British home child whose bad luck has turned worse. Mortified that she must purchase the girl in a pauper auction to save her from the lechery of wealthy townsmen, Josephine Galloway finds herself suddenly the proprietor of a boarding house kept afloat by the sweat and tears of a curious and not completely compatible collection of women, including this English teenager, Flora Salford. Flora's place in her new "family" cannot be complete until she rescues the missing person in her life, the only one who understands the trials she has come through and fresh horrors met since they were separated years before.