Instead, is stranded on an unknown and supposedly deserted planet with Villainic, of all beings, he gets stuck in an Earth facility for disobedient children, and Tamret kind of broke up with him. Nothing and no one is as it seems, and all Zeke knows is that he’s tired of the Phands trying to take over the galaxy.
Science fiction super fan zeke is back in action as he and his friends work to finally take down the evil Phands in this hilarious and exciting conclusion to the Randoms series. Zeke has returned to Earth and, as usual, nothing is going like he planned. He’s not entirely sure. The plan was: escape from junup, stop the Phands, rescue Director Ghli Wixxix and Captain Qwlessl, and finally get Tamret to officially be his girlfriend.
With smelly gone and his friends scattered, though, it’s going to take a lot more than Zeke’s expert sci-fi knowledge to save them this time.
Conspiracy abounds as he’s once again blamed for destroying a spaceship, and sent deep into the dangerous Forbidden Zone to find the military tech tree that the enemy Phands are already using. Zeke may earn earth a second chance at intergalactic membership—and better yet, he’ll be reunited with Tamret, the alien girl of his dreams.
Will his knowledge of pop culture and science fiction that saved him in Randoms help again? But with smelly’s help, Zeke is on his way back to space on a new, super-secret mission. However, things never go as planned for Zeke. A science fiction superfan is heading back to space on a new mission to save Earth in this hilarious follow-up to the “exhilarating” Booklist, starred review Randoms.
It’s difficult to return to earth and live a simple, a self-important artificial intelligence living in your head, unadventurous life after having seen the wonders of the universe—especially when you find yourself with Smelly, reminding you how much of a primitive meat bag you are.
But their presence in the confederation may not be so random after all, his friends, Zack’s knowledge of science fiction might be the only thing that can save himself, and as the danger increases, and Earth itself. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. So it’s a dream come true when he learns the science fiction he loves so much is based on reality—and that he’s been selected to spend a year on a massive space station.
When he saves his transport ship from a treacherous enemy attack, he’s labeled a war criminal. A science fiction superfan finds himself on his very own space adventure when he’s randomly selected to join an alien confederacy in this “exhilarating” Booklist, starred review middle grade debut novel.
Zeke reynolds comes from a long line of proud science fiction geeks. Unfortunately, zeke finds life in space more challenging than he’d hoped. Now despised by the confederation, zeke befriends the alien randoms: rejected by their own species, and pursued by a ruthless enemy, rejected by his fellow humans, but loyal to each other.
To evaluate humanity’s worthiness, the Confederation of United Planets has hand picked three of Earth’s most talented young people—and then there’s Zeke. He’s the random. He knows his games, comics, movies, and TV shows like Captain Kirk knows the starship Enterprise.
Used book in Good Condition. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but names will break our spirit.
The Science of Breakable Things
Which means it's time for natalie's friends to step up and show her that talking about a problem is like taking a plant out of a dark cupboard and giving it light. With their help, love, Natalie begins an uplifting journey to discover the science of hope, and miracles. A vibrant, loving debut about the coming-of-age moment when kids realize that parents are people, too.
Natalie's mother has been suffering from depression, and Natalie is sure that the flowers' magic will inspire her mom to love life again. Think the fourteenth goldfish meets the thing about JELLYFISH. Named one of the best books of the year by npr * kirkus reviews * the chicago public library * "natalie's korean heritage is sensitively explored, as is the central issue of depression.
Publishers weekly"A compassionate glimpse of mental illness accessible to a broad audience. Kirkus reviews, starred review"Holy moly!!! This book made me feel. Colby sharp, teacher, editor of the Creativity Project, and cofounder of Nerdy Book Club Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Hope is not. When natalie's science teacher suggests that she enter an egg drop competition, Natalie thinks that this might be the perfect solution to all of her problems.
Used book in Good Condition.
The Color of My Words
Américas award Winner“An achingly beautiful story. Kirkus starred review “Eloquent. Booklist starred review “Lovely and lyrical. School library journalthis powerful and resonant Américas Award-winning novel tells the story of a young girl’s struggle to find her place in the world and to become a writer in a country where words are feared.
Seamlessly interweaving both poetry and prose, Lynn Joseph’s acclaimed debut is a lush and lyrical journey into a landscape and culture of the Dominican Republic. The color of my words explores the pain and poetry of discovering what it means to be part of a family, what it takes to find your voice and the means for it to be heard, and how it feels to write it all down.
HarperTrophy. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Used book in Good Condition.
Baseball in April and Other Stories
The smart, tough, vulnerable kids in these stories are Latino, but their dreams and desires belong to all of us. Glossary of Spanish terms included. Awards: ala best book for young adults, booklist editors’ choice, judy lopez memorial Honor Book, Parenting Magazine’s Reading Magic Award, Horn Book Fanfare Selection, John and Patricia Beatty Award Simon schuster Books for Young Readers.
HarperTrophy. The mexican american author gary soto draws on his own experience of growing up in California’s Central Valley in this finely crafted collection of eleven short stories that reveal big themes in the small events of daily life. Used book in Good Condition. Crooked teeth, little league tryouts, ponytailed girls, imposter Barbies, annoying brothers, embarrassing grandfathers, and karate lessons weave the colorful fabric of Soto’s world.
Legacy 8 Keeper of the Lost Cities
Even the smallest secret comes with terrifying new responsibilities. And sophie’s not the only one with blank spots in her past, or mysteries surrounding her family. But after a lifetime of lies, sometimes the truth is the most dangerous discovery. Every clue drags them deeper into the conspiracy. Simon schuster Books for Young Readers.
And the harder they fight, the more the lines blur between friend and enemy. She and her friends are part of something much bigger than they imagined—and their roles have already been chosen for them. HarperTrophy. Used book in Good Condition. Every memory forces them to question everything—especially one another.
Illusions shatter—and sophie and her friends face impossible choices—in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series. Sophie Foster wants answers.
Lion Down FunJungle
Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. Now, hilarious, teddy finds himself wrapped up in the middle of his most bizarre, and dangerous case yet. And if that wasn't enough, someone has poisoned FunJungle's beloved giraffes and the parks' owner wants Teddy on the case. But then a local lion is accused of killing a famous dog--and the dog's owner, an inflammatory radio host, goes on a crusade to have the cat declared a nuisance so it can be hunted.
. However, there's evidence that the lion might have been framed for murder and now a renegade animal activist wants teddy and his girlfriend Summer to help prove it -- and catch the real killer. HarperTrophy. Teddy fitzroy returns as funjungle's resident sleuth when a lion is falsely accused of killing a distinguished dog in the latest novel in New York Times bestselling author Stuart Gibbs's FunJungle series.
For once, operations at the enormous zoo/theme park appear to be running smoothly except for the occasional herring-related mishap in the penguin exhibit and Teddy Fitzroy is finally able to give detective work a rest. Used book in Good Condition.
The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #1-7: A Graphix Collection: Full-Color Edition The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix
This box set is perfect for both newcomers and longtime fans! Simon schuster Books for Young Readers. HarperTrophy. A box set of the bestselling baby-sitters club graphic novels, dawn, and mallory on their baby-sitting adventures! No matter what comes up -- cranky toddlers, huge dogs, Stacey, Mary Anne, Claudia, scary neighbors, adapted by Raina Telgemeier and Gale Galligan!Join Kristy, prank calls -- you can count on the BSC to save the day.
Bestselling cartoonists raina telgemeier Books #1-4 and Gale Galligan Books #5-7 perfectly capture all the drama and humor of the original novels by Ann M. Martin. Used book in Good Condition.
A Boy Called Slow Paperstar Book
Used book in Good Condition. The true story of sitting Bull from multi-award-winning author Joseph Bruchac. Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his father, acting with careful deliberation, a proud Lakota Sioux grows into manhood, and bravery, determination, which eventually earned him his proud new name: Sitting Bull.
An ala notable book"being named slow and growing up in the shadow of a great warrior hardly dwarfed the prospects of this protagonist: he grew up to be Sitting Bull. HarperTrophy. Bruchac's sensitively told story of Sitting Bull's coming-of-age reassures young boys that success comes through effort, not birth.
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