Is your school just a little too…NORMAL? Maybe you should go to Wayside School. You'll meet Bebe, the fastest draw in art class; John, who only reads upside down; and Sammy, the new kid—he's a real rat. Come on! Hurry up! If you're late for class, Mrs. Gorf will turn you into an app…Oops. Sorry about that. More than 6 million kids have laughed at the wacky stories of Wayside School.
Twelve-year-old Natalie Nelson has written a powerful school story. It's a short novel called "The Cheater," and her best friend Zoe is certain it should be published. All Natalie has to do is give the manuscript to her mom, an editor at a big publishing house. However, Natalie doesn't want any favors from her mom. Still, Zoe won't drop the idea.
"Excellent family book to take along for the ride."
After scoring big on national TV in the semifinals contest, everyone back home is jumping on the Jamie Grimm bandwagon, and all the attention might be going to his head. Not only are his friendships starting to suffer, but the pressure of coming up with his best material ever for the ultimate standup act to snag the final win in Hollywood is pushing Jamie to the brink. Suddenly, life isn't looking very funny anymore. Can Jamie take the grand prize without pushing away his fans, friends, and family?
"geat funny book"
Jonathan Starr is not your traditional do-gooder, and in 2009, when he decided to found Abaarso, a secondary school in Somaliland, the choice seemed crazy to even his closest friends. Why, they wondered, would he turn down a life of relative luxury to relocate to an armed compound in a breakaway region of the world's number one failed state? To achieve his mission, Starr would have to overcome profound cultural differences, broken promises, and threats to his safety and that of his staff.
"An incredible story about an incredible school"
A new series for middle-grade listeners.
"good book looking for the two previous books"
Dragos Cuelebre is no longer the only dragon. Dragos’s son Liam Cuelebre (a.k.a. Peanut) is springing into existence, reminiscent of the first of the Elder Races who were born at the beginning of the world. At just six months of age, he has already grown to the size of a large five-year-old boy. He can read, write in complete sentences, and his math skills are off the chart. A white dragon in his Wyr form, Liam also holds more power than almost anyone else.
Jamie Grimm is a middle schooler on a mission: He wants to become the world's greatest stand-up comedian - even if he doesn't have a lot to laugh about these days. He's new in town and stuck living with his aunt, uncle, and their evil son, Stevie, a bully who doesn't let Jamie's wheelchair stop him from giving Jamie a good pounding every once in awhile. But Jamie doesn't let his situation get him down. He practices his craft every day on friends, family, and the willing customers at his Uncle Frankie's diner. When Uncle Frankie mentions a contest called The Planet's Funniest Kid Comic, Jamie knows he has to enter.
"Laughter eases the stigma of disability"
Near the start of the 19th century, as the newly established United States looked outward toward the wider world, a group of eminent Protestant ministers formed a grand scheme for gathering the rest of mankind into the redemptive fold of Christianity and "civilization". Its core element was a special school for "heathen youth" drawn from all parts of the Earth, including the Pacific Islands, China, India, and increasingly, the native nations of North America. If all went well, graduates would return to join similar projects in their respective homelands.
"Struggling to get through"
The fifth hexciting book in Suzanne Selfors' Ever After High: A School Story series.
Duchess Swan and Lizzie Hearts are roommates at Ever After High. While their personalities are very different, they bond over not quite fitting in with the other Royals. Lizzie, however, has one thing that Duchess doesn't: a happily-ever-after at the end of her story. While Lizzie and the other princesses train for the day when they will rule their kingdoms, Duchess is torn between her role as the perfect, dutiful princess and her rebellious ambition to be a queen.
"Filmed Having Sex with Boys in School Bathroom: The Disturbing Story of a Florida Human Trafficking Survivor" is from the May 27, 2016, National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Katie Mettler and narrated by Jill Melancon.
I'm so hexcited for spring break! It's royally disappointing that Dad has to cut our time together short, but it's royally cool that I get to spend the break with my best friends forever after, Madeline Hatter and Cerise Hood! I just hope I can shake this fairy, fairy weird feeling I've been having. It's almost as if my mom, the Evil Queen, put a curse on me! But she's in mirror prison, so that's impossible...right? Maybe I'm just losing my crown!
"Of all Ever After High Books this is mediocre!"
One L, Scott Turow's journal of his first year at law school and a best seller when it was first published in 1977, has gone on to become a virtual bible for prospective law students. Not only does it introduce with remarkable clarity the ideas and issues that are the stuff of legal education; it also brings alive the anxiety and competitiveness, with others and, even more, with oneself, that set the tone in this crucible of character building.
"A well-told and well-written account"
Here are 34 stories of self-esteem, dating and doing the right thing for older teens, including "Happy to Be Me", "Dating, Crushes, and Just Friends", "Doing the Right Thing" and "Love Gone Bad".
Alice cheats, and Professor Jones finds out. Now, she has a simple choice. She either gets expelled and moves back home after only six months at college or…she does anything the professor wants. Professor Jones wants Alice to dress in a skimpy, sexy outfit and show up at his house, and that has this barely legal school girl worried. She's a virgin and she wants to stay a virgin. Faced with expulsion, though, she shows up.
Middle school is hard. Your bodies are changing, your friends are changing, classes are harder, and tough things happen. This “support group in a book” is specifically geared to you. Read stories written by kids just like you, about their middle school years, and: true friends and new friends; mean girls... and boys!; embarrassing moments; bully payback; crushes and young love; being happy with yourself; tough times; family issues; doing what’s right and lots more!
"Too many stories involving divorce"
Here are 33 Stories of first love, finding your passion and self-esteem for younger teens. Topics include "Finding Your Passion", "In Like, In Love, and Just Not Into You", and "Being Happy with Yourself".
I got into medical school by saying I was black. I lied. Honestly, I am about as black as my sister Mindy Kaling. Once upon a time, I was an ethically challenged, hard-partying Indian-American frat boy enjoying my third year of college. That is until I realized I didn't have the grades or test scores to get into medical school. Legitimately.
Captured in the 1930s before the words psychopath and pedophile were part of common vernacular, notorious serial killer Arnold Sodeman murdered four young girls with little thought of remorse. Without guilt, the evil serial killer strangled them to death with their own clothing and left their small bodies alone in the Australian brush, earning himself a chilling position in the annals of Australian crime.
A comprehensive look at the making of the wildly successful Disney Channel film High School Musical, this unofficial guidebook explores the cultural phenomenon and loyal fan base the movie spawned.
Providing detailed profiles on the film's cast members - including Zac Efron, Ashley Tisdale, Vanessa Anne Hudgens, and Corbin Bleu - this companion follows the cast around the world as they promote the film.