Ten Tales of Adventure
A timeless tale by the incomparable Kate DiCamillo, complete with stunning full-color plates by Bagram Ibatoulline, honors the enduring power of love.
"Someone will come for you, but first you must open your heart..."
Miss Mackle's class is learning about their ancestors, and everyone just found out that Ida's great-great grandmother sailed on the Titanic and lived to tell about it. Miss Mackle decides to take the class on a riverboat ride to help them imagine what it was like to travel on the high seas like their ancestors did.
Two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry introduces the reader to a new girl in town-- Gooney Bird Greene. There's never been anyone quite like her at Watertower Elementary School. What other new kid comes to school wearing pajamas and cowboy boots one day, and a polka-dot t-shirt and tutu on another?
It's every brother's worst fear: As Aiden and his sister Meg are walking home from school one day, a van pulls over and Meg is kidnapped. There's no way for Aiden to stop it from happening. He's the only witness to his sister's disappearance.