Bees on the Roof is a book about a boy named Sam. Sam gets bee hives for a 7th grade science project. He and his three friends work together to raise the bees and save the restaurant where his father works. Bee allergies and problems with the hive cause so much trouble that Sam doesn’t know what to do. Will he fail his project? Will he have to take down the bee hives?
Limerick Comics is a book with limericks (a certain type of poem) illustrated in comic style that includes fun pictures. Not only is this book full of funny limericks, but it also has interesting pieces of information relating to each limerick! It's easy-to-read style makes it fun for any age!
Cedar is found in the woods underneath a huge cedar tree by two parents. The man is very angry, but his wife immediately falls in love with the baby, who loves her right back. It seemed as if the tree itself had her. Cedar is taken home with them, and the wife decides to keep the baby. Cedar grows up and is homeschooled, until sixth grade. On her first day of school, she gets called "tree girl" because she was found underneath a tree, and she looks like a cedar with her big brown eyes, crazy hair, and skinny arms and legs.
Emmylou Anders and her family are hoping for a quiet vacation to help Mom recover from her latest round of chemo. Emmylou is upset because she will have virtually no contact with her best friend. Instead, she and her family are going to a place in the mountains. Her father says, “We’re going somewhere with no phones, no e-mail, and no one to bother us.” Emmylou is determined to have no fun, but when she and her brother, Levi, meet new friends, the Pixels, she begins to have a lot of fun. There is just one problem: the Pixels’ forest home is in danger!
Beth Teller, dead after an automobile accident, sticks around to help her grieving father. She hopes an investigation is just what he needs to distract him from mourning. Detective Michael Telling can see and hear his daughter, and she is determined to help him reconnect with the world of the living. A home for troubled children burns down, and the discovery of a dead body makes it a homicide. The detective and his daughter go to the hospital to interview a witness, Isobel Catching. They discover that she is an aboriginal like Beth and her mother.
The book Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation is about the beginning of the railroads in the United States. Throughout the book, it gives us extremely vivid details about why the need for the railroads was paramount, as well as the benefits of the new form of transportation and/or industry and its role in the armed forces. There are specific details about the men who orchestrated the entire enterprise.