The Newbery Medal-winning author of The Grey King and the creator of the Caldecott Honor-winning Du Iz Tak? present an illustrated rendering of Susan Cooper's beloved winter solstice poem celebrating the year's shortest day and the traditions it has inspired.
A re-illustrated edition of Margaret Wise Brown's classic story features artwork by the award-winning illustrator of Rain! and Josephine and follows the experiences of a group of children who organize a heartfelt memorial after finding a dead bird.
Left on their own to swim the chilly waters after their ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, a group of circus animals stagger onto a nearby island, quickly winning over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways, and when the greedy circus owner returns to claim them, villagers of all species conspire to outsmart him.
When a new student transfers in from a posh private school, he falls in with a group of like-minded suburban stoners, artists, and outcasts — too smart and creative for their own good. His classmates nickname their new friend Nietzsche (for his braininess and bleak outlook on life), and decide he must be the front man of their metal band, now christened Nietzsche and the Burbs.
With the abyss of graduation — not to mention their first gig — looming ahead, the group ramps up their experimentations with sex, drugs, and ... nihilist philosophy. Are they as doomed as their intellectual heroes? And why does the end of youth feel like such a universal tragedy?
Lady Astrid Everleigh will stop at nothing to see her younger sister safe from a notorious scoundrel, even if it means offering herself up on a silver platter to the forbidding Beast of Beswick, Lord Nathaniel Harte. And by offer, she means what no highborn lady of sound and sensible mind would ever dream of ― a tender of marriage with her as his bride.
When a nearby mental hospital releases its patients to run amok throughout his neighborhood, a man pretending to be a street preacher to hide his dark past struggles to protect his followers from otherworldly forces.
In a story inspired by the young author's viral photo of her awestruck response to First Lady Michelle Obama's portrait, a young girl visits Washington, D.C.'s National Portrait Gallery and finds her life transformed by the historical examples of its subjects.
Brynn Larson owes a lot to reality television and professional athletes. Her bar hit new heights of success after becoming a local haunt for the Denver Mustangs players and their WAGs. But although she's grateful, that doesn't mean she's crazy. And that's exactly what she would be to ever consider dating a professional athlete. Even if it's Maxwell Lewis, whose shy smile makes her wonder what going on behind those beautiful brown eyes.
At the Mountains of Madness is a journey into the core of Lovecraft's mythos — the deep caverns and even deeper time of the inhospitable continent where the secret history of our planet is preserved — amidst the ruins of its first civilization, built by the alien Elder Things with the help of their bioengineered monstrosities, the shoggoths.