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Spirit Animals #2: Hunted

Age: 8-12 | Grade: Grades 3-7
Summary: #1 New York Times bestseller Maggie Stiefvater continues the adventure in Book 2 of this enthralling multiplatform series.

Four children have discovered that they have spirit animals - a rare bond between human and animal that has launched them on a quest to save their world. The team heads to the forests of Eura, where another Great Beast is hidden. At first Conor is excited to return to his old home, but when the four young heroes are betrayed by a familiar face, the hunt for the Great Beast becomes a race for their lives. But the real danger may be lying just ahead...

Part engrossing book series, part action role-playing game - discover your spirit animal and join the adventure.

Contributors:

Maggie Stiefvater is the #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of the novels SHIVER, LINGER, and FOREVER. Her novel THE SCORPIO RACES was named a Michael L. Printz Honor Book by the American Library Association, while PUBLISHERS WEEKLY selected Maggie's THE RAVEN BOYS as a Best Book of the Year. She is also the author of LAMENT and BALLAD. Maggie lives in Virginia with her husband and their two children. You can visit her online at www.maggiestiefvater.com.

Seven epic books. One dynamic online game.

Each book in the series includes a code that unlocks gameplay on spiritanimals.com.

Available Formats:

Hardcover: $10.39

Spirit Animals #1: Wild Born

Age: 8-12 | Grade: Grades 3-7
Summary: #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestseller Brandon Mull launches Scholastic's brand-new multiplatform phenomenon.

Four children separated by vast distances all undergo the same ritual, watched by cloaked strangers. Four flashes of light erupt, and from them emerge the unmistakable shapes of incredible beasts - a wolf, a leopard, a panda, a falcon. Suddenly the paths of these children - and the world - have been changed forever.

Enter the world of Erdas, where every child who comes of age must discover if they have a spirit animal, a rare bond between human and beast that bestows great powers to both. A dark force has risen from distant and long-forgotten lands, and has begun an onslaught that will ravage the world. Now the fate of Erdas has fallen on the shoulders of four young strangers...and on you.

Contributors:

Brandon Mull is the #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series. As a kid, he had a dog, a cat, a horse, some goldfish (won at a school carnival), and briefly a tarantula (captured in his neighborhood). He now lives in Utah with his wife, four kids, and the family dog. Learn more about him at brandonmull.com.

Seven epic books. One dynamic online game.

Each book in the series includes a code that unlocks gameplay on spiritanimals.com.

Available Formats:

Hardcover: $10.39

Audio CD: $20.99

A Series of Unfortunate Events Boxed Set: The Complete Wreck (1-13)

Age: 9-12 | Grade: Grade 4
Summary: Some boxes should never be opened.

For the first time, the complete A Series of Unfortunate Events - including the highly feared #13: The End - is available in one awful package!

We can't keep you from succumbing to this international bestselling phenomenon, but we can hide all thirteen books in a huge, elaborately illustrated, shrink-wrapped box, perfect for filling an empty shelf or deep hole.

From The Bad Beginning to The End, this box set, adorned with Brett Helquist art from front to back, is the only choice for people who simply cannot get enough of a bad thing!
Rough Cut / Deckle style trimmed with ragged edges give the books a handmade appearance.

Available Formats:

Hardcover: $123.75

Spirit Animals #3: Blood Ties

Age: 8-12 | Grade: Grades 3-7
Summary: The adventure continues in this third book of the epic multiplatform fantasy series.

Confidential until April 2014!

Contributors:

Garth Nix is the New York Times best-selling author of the Seventh Tower series, as well as the acclaimed novels SABRIEL, LIRAEL, and ABHORSEN. He lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and children.

New York Times-bestselling author Sean Williams lives in Adelaide, South Australia. He is the author of over sixty published short stories and twenty-two novels, and has written several novels in the Star Wars universe.

Seven epic books. One dynamic online game.

Each book in the series includes a code that unlocks gameplay on spiritanimals.com.

Available Formats:

Hardcover: $10.39

Audio CD: $20.99

Wings of Fire #4: The Dark Secret

Age: 9-12 | Grade: Grades 4-6
Summary: The Wings of Fire saga continues with a visit to the mysterious land of the NightWings, where Starflight must face a terrible choice--his home, or his friends?

The dragonets of destiny are on their way to see the NightWings--and Starflight doesn't need his psychic powers to know it isn't going to go well.

Starflight knows it's his duty as a NightWing to convince the other dragonets to choose Blister as queen. But he can't help feeling that there's something Morrowseer and the other NightWings aren't telling him, something that could put his friends in grave danger. While other NightWings have their powers to help them, Starflight has to rely on his brain--and with SkyWings chasing them and Queen Burn on their tails, that might not be enough.

Contributors:

Tui T. Sutherland is the author of several books for young readers, including the Menagerie trilogy, the Pet Trouble series, and three books in the bestselling Seekers series (as part of the Erin Hunter team). In 2009, she was a two-day champion on JEOPARDY! She lives in Massachusetts with her wonderful husband, two adorable sons, and one very patient dog. To learn more about Tui's books, visit her online at www.tuibooks.com.

Available Formats:

Hardcover: $11.89

James and the Giant Peach

Age: 9-12 | Grade: Grade 4
Summary: When poor James Henry Trotter loses his parents in a horrible rhinoceros accident, he is forced to live with his two wicked aunts, Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker. After three years he becomes "the saddest and loneliest boy you could find." Then one day, a wizened old man in a dark-green suit gives James a bag of magic crystals that promise to reverse his misery forever. When James accidentally spills the crystals on his aunts' withered peach tree, he sets the adventure in motion. From the old tree a single peach grows, and grows, and grows some more, until finally James climbs inside the giant fruit and rolls away from his despicable aunts to a whole new life. James befriends an assortment of hilarious characters, including Grasshopper, Earthworm, Miss Spider, and Centipede--each with his or her own song to sing.

Available Formats:

Paperback: $5.59

Disney Junior Little Golden Book Library

Age: 2-5 | Grade: Grades Pre-K-1
Summary: Boys and girls ages 2-5 will love this boxed set featuring five Little Golden Books starring their favorite Disney Junior characters: Doc McStuffins, Sofia the First, Minnie Mouse Bow-tique, and Jake and the Never Land Pirates!

Available Formats:

Hardcover: $15.96

Disney Sofia the First Becoming a Princess: Storybook and Amulet Necklace

Age: 3-6 | Grade: Grades Pre-K-1
Summary: Kids will feel like a princess when they wear the sparkling necklace that comes with this fun storybook!

Girls will love getting to know the newest little Disney Princess, Sofia, in this storybook that comes with a beautiful necklace just like Sofia?s to wear! Sofia has just become a princess and has lots to learn?good thing she has experienced princesses like Cinderella, Snow White, and Ariel to help her! She quickly learns that looking like a princess isn?t all that hard, but behaving like one must come from the heart. The magic necklace Sofia wears allows her to talk to the animals, and now, kids can pretend to talk to animals by wearing a sparkly necklace just like Sophia!

Available Formats:

Hardcover: $9.59

Lucky Stars #4: Wish Upon a Party

Age: 7-10 | Grade: Grades 2-3
Summary: It's just like magic! The new boy staying at the BandB is supposed to do magic tricks at a birthday party -- but he's not very good. His tricks are always going wrong!

Luckily, Cassie has a few tricks up her sleeve, like a brand-new charm that can make things appear out of thin air. Can she use her charm to add some magic to this party -- and make another wish come true?

Available Formats:

Paperback: $4.79

Lucky Stars #3: Wish Upon a Song

Age: 7-10 | Grade: Grades 2-3
Summary: It's the series you've been wishing for -- each book comes with a special charm!

There's a big festival in town, and Cassie's favorite singer, Jacey Day, is coming to perform. Even better? She's staying at Cassie's family's BandB! But Jacey's backup singers are sick. Without them, the performance could be ruined. . .

Luckily, Cassie has a plan! Can she use her newest charm to make Jacey's performance a wish come true?

Available Formats:

Paperback: $4.79

Wings of Fire #2: The Lost Heir

Age: 9-12 | Grade: Grades 4-6
Summary: The Wings of Fire saga continues with a thrilling underwater adventure--and a mystery that will change everything!

The lost heir to the SeaWing throne is going home at last.

She can't believe it's finally happening. Tsunami and her fellow dragonets of destiny are journeying under the water to the great SeaWing Kingdom. Stolen as an egg from the royal hatchery, Tsunami is eager to meet her future subjects and reunite with her mother, Queen Coral.

But Tsunami's triumphant return doesn't go quite the way she imagined. Queen Coral welcomes her with open wings, but a mysterious assassin has been killing off the queen's heirs for years, and Tsunami may be the next target. The dragonets came to the SeaWings for protection, but this ocean hides secrets, betrayal--and perhaps even death.

Tui T. Sutherland is the author of several books for young readers, including the Menagerie trilogy, the Pet Trouble series, and three books in the bestselling Seekers series (as part of the Erin Hunter team). In 2009, she was a two-day champion on JEOPARDY! She lives in Massachusetts with her wonderful husband, two adorable sons, and one very patient dog. To learn more about Tui's books, visit her online at www.tuibooks.com.

Available Formats:

Paperback: $5.59

Hardcover: $11.89

Vampire Academy Box Set 1-6

Age: 12 and Up | Grade: Grades 7-12
Summary: Enter the complete saga of the international #1 bestselling Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead?soon to be a major motion picture!

Lissa Dragomir is a Moroi princess: a mortal vampire with an unbreakable bond to the earth's magic. The powerful blend of human and vampire blood that flows through Rose Hathaway, Lissa's best friend, makes her a Dhampir. Rose is dedicated to a dangerous life of protecting Lissa from the Strigoi, who are hell-bent on making her one of them. Rose and Lissa must navigate through this dangerous world, confront the temptation of forbidden romance, and never once let their guard down, lest the Strigoi make Lissa one of them forever.

Contributors:

Richelle Mead is the author of the international #1 bestselling Vampire Academy series, its spinoff series, Bloodlines, and the Age of X series. A lifelong reader, Richelle has always had a particular fascination with mythology and folklore. When she can actually tear herself away from books (either reading or writing them), she enjoys bad reality TV, traveling, trying interesting cocktails, and shopping for dresses to wear on tour. She is a self-professed coffee addict, works in her pajamas, and has a passion for all things wacky and humorous. Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington, where she is hard at work on her next Bloodlines novel. Visit www.RichelleMead.com to find out more.

Available Formats:

Paperback: $48.75

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