Pen pals Molly and Olive are both having relationship problems in their third grade classes--Molly is struggling with Jenna, a new girl, who seems to think that name calling is a way to fit in, and Olive has joined a gymnastics team which is putting a strain on her friendship with Emma, whom she has know for years.
After a string of incredibly good luck, Molly decides that she has developed magical powers--but when she finds out that her pen pal Olive has had an equally surprising run of minor disasters Molly starts to wonder if her magical good luck is somehow responsible for her friend's problems.
Pen pals Molly and Olive consider themselves best friends even though they have never actually met because Molly lives in New York City and Olive lives on a farm in Iowa--but when Olive finds a diamond bracelet in the grass the two girls start to wonder if they can finally get the money for one of them to visit the other.
Teaches readers how to twist several easy balloon animals and shapes, including a dog, a fish, and a monkey with a banana. Have you ever wanted to learn how to face paint? Or how to put on a magic show? It's easier than you think! Each book in the Make Your Own Fun series features several fun and easy activities with step-by-step illustrated guides on how to do each activity. Get ready to make your own fun!
"Unicorns introduces you to one of the worlds most popular legendary creatures. Learn where and why these legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today."--
When popular, pretty classmate asks best friends Jinx and Jackson, high school sophomores, to investigate a haunting at her father's apartment, Jackson is sympathetic and convinces Jinx to trust him, despite her skepticism about Emily's true intentions.
Teaches readers how to do several easy face-paint projects, including a superhero, a clown, and a butterfly. Have you ever wanted to learn how to face paint? Or how to put on a magic show? It's easier than you think! Each book in the Make Your Own Fun series features several fun and easy activities with step-by-step illustrated guides on how to do each activity. Get ready to make your own fun!
Ten-year-old Angie DelMar is sure that there is something creepy and dangerous about her new neighbor, Ms. Doody: somebody who has a book entitled The ABCs of World Domination is obviously up to no good; but when Angie and her friends steal the growth serum intended to create giant insects they accidentally release it at the local day care--and the town is suddenly besieged by giant screaming toddlers in diapers.
"Quincy school lore tells that the shoes of a former school head, displayed in the academy's front hall, impart incredible luck to anyone who wears them. Kayley is struggling to compete, and she makes the drastic decision to steal the footwear. But as Kayley's dancing improves, terrible things begin happening to the girls around her. Now Kayley has to get rid of the shoes without letting anyone know she stole them and before something truly tragic...
"Madeline, a new student at the Quincy dance school, sneaks out after curfew with a group of other girls and discovers a network of hidden passages underneath the building. A series of disturbing coincidences begins to follow the girls afterward, and Madeline suspects that the school may be haunted"--
Todd, a quarterback and popular senior, asks Jinx and Jackson to investigate a haunting at his family's tavern, where glasses move on their own and voices whisper horrible things each time Todd and his brother are fighting.
"It's the 150th anniversary of the Quincy Academy, and to celebrate, Madame Puant wants the girls to perform a ballet that hasn't been put on since the '80s--when a dancer died during the production. Another tragedy took place the time before that--and the time before that. Is the ballet cursed? Ophelia's about to find out--she just became the lead in the newest production"--
"Sophie and Emma are identical twins who have had a falling out. When Emma begins to receive threatening notes, she assumes her sister is to blame. Sophie denies it--and when Emma is sent falling down the school steps, Sophie sets out to discover who's to blame"--
Molly who lives in New York City, and Olive who lives on a farm in Iowa are email friends, and both think that the other would be in serious trouble if they exchanged places--so they make a bet, and while Olive is getting totally lost in Minneapolis, Molly is at a farm in upstate New York desperately trying to milk a goat.
Ten-year old Olive is going to be in a commercial, but she really is not sure she can land the gymnastics stunt written for it, and her cross-country email pal Molly is jealous and determined to get into a commercial herself (pretty much any commercial will do)--and now their friendship is threatened by their increasingly testy emails.
"Ella loves to practice designs for the bakery she'll some day own. She's also one of the few people not to try the cookies and cakes made by a mysterious new baker. Soon, the people who ate the baker's treats start acting oddly, and Ella wonders if the cookies are to blame. Can her baking skills help save her best friend-and herself?"--Page 2 of cover.
Ana has three choices: One, stay with her abusive foster parents and watch her little sister, Izzy, get hurt. Two, expose their abuse and risk being separated from Izzy. Or three, join the Contest, win the prize money, and escape together. No matter what Ana chooses, the odds are against her.