Sumptuously illustrated book about Darwin's Rival and his little known contribution to one of the most important scientific discoveries of all time.
Get outdoors and have amazing real-life adventures with an inspirational guide from adventurer, world-record breaker, and British TV personality Helen Skelton. From kayaking the length of the Amazon to biking to the South Pole and running an ultramarathon across the Namib desert, Helen Skelton shares the stories of her most daring feats of endurance and … Continue reading WILD GIRL, HOW TO HAVE INCREDIBLE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES, by Helen Skelton, Illustrated by Liz Kay, Candlewick Press
From beloved award-winning actor, Neil Patrick Harris, comes the magical first book in a new series with plenty of tricks up its sleeve. When street magician Carter runs away, he never expects to find friends and magic in a sleepy New England town. But like any good trick, things change instantly as greedy B.B. … Continue reading THE MAGIC MISFITS, by Neil Patrick Harris, Little, Brown/Hachette Book Group, Inc.
Brassmere Academy for the Extraordinary is a school for orphans with strange and wonderful gifts. Twelve-year-old Plum has lived there forever, and each night, she ventures into her dreams alongside her three best friends, Vien, Gwendle, and Artem, to fight monsters and journey on dangerous quests. But one night, Plum gets a mysterious warning that … Continue reading DREAMING DANGEROUS, by Lauren DeStefano, Bloomsbury Kids
DESCRIPTION: The book describes the pagan origins of Scandinavia, the interaction between the Vikings and other Europeans, and the concept of time in Norse mythology, and gives a dictionary of deities, themes, and concepts. With 200 entries of up to four pages each, the dictionary includes both well-known characters like Thor and minor figures such … Continue reading HANDBOOK OF NORSE MYTHOLOGY, by John Lindow, ABC CLIO, Haul