BRAiN RiDE is a first-person story toldfrom the view of two teenage boys, Jason and Logan. After a horrific bike accident, Logan is left with a serious brain injury. Although his change in mental capacity has put a strain on their brother-like relationship, they train together for an important bike race across the state. Aided by a teacher, they set out to keep moving from their past and maybe earn some money for Logan’s medical bills.
In this autobiography with a twist, Lord Banjo (AKA the royal pooch), is a distinguished dog who finds out (through his human owners) that his heritage comes from a long line of royal dogs of the French monarchy. This book is a summary of highlights from a year through his eyes. His writings contain details about his daily life, friends, likes and dislikes, and summer trips. As he writes his memoirs, Banjo is joined by his critter friends, Puddin’ the cat, and Tinker the dog.
Don’t Call Me Chip is an upbeat story that's partially told from the perspective of a chipmunk. Surprisingly, contrary to the chipmunk stereotype, this chipmunk is witty and does not do cute. He also hates to be called "Chip." After escaping from his destroyed burrow under the deck of a house caught on fire, he searches for a new home among a neighborhood near the forest. After meeting his close ex-marine human companion, he is given a new home.
If you have ever watched wildlife in your yard and wondered what it would be like to be them, then Neil O’Donnell has written a tale for you! Don’t Call Me Chip is a book about a chipmunk who hates strangers calling him Chip. In fact, he feels like every time he’s called Chip, he knows he’s going to have a bad experience with that person. Sadly, he’s right.
Clara is sure Gypsies are out to get her when they establish their camp in the woods near her home, but when she meets a Gypsy boy named Luke, her mindset changes. She and Luke spend time together every afternoon and get to know each other quite well. But when she is invited to dinner, Luke’s grandmother senses the secret that Clara cannot tell anyone, especially a Gypsy: Clara is a shapeshifter.
Achoo! Baby Bear is allergic to pollen. And he gets covered in it as soon as he wakes up from his long winter hibernation! As he struggles to get rid of the sticky yellow dust covering his fur, Baby Bear decides he does NOT like pollen. He even says that he wishes pollen didn't exist. But as his other animal friends wake up, Baby bear learns that pollen does a lot more than just make him sneeze. In fact, many other animals and insects rely on pollen. His friends Sandy Spiderling, Zoe Zebra Butterfly, and some honey bee larvae even eat it!
Siblings, Lucy and Andy, live with their friends, Margaret and Phil, in a cave. Andy has a crush on Margaret. He wants to go hunting, but when he sees what happens to the mammoth, he barfs two times. Andy is tired of eating mammoth, and once when he eats merky (dried mammoth), he comes down with a tooth problem. Andy's dad must pull his tooth out. One day when Lucy is making new clothes out of mammoth fur, Margaret upsets her. Lucy runs into the woods and meets two people, Claire and Chris, but she's frightened, so she runs back. The two clans meet, but will they get along?
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