Queen Gabrielle is from the kingdom of Thisley. She married King Bartholomew of Concordia and moved there. She is used to having children around, but because there are no children in the palace, she feels lonely. What does King Bartholomew do? Borrow one. Later that week, he begins his quest for a child to borrow. He visits many children. Soon, after searching almost every house for a child, he nears the end of the village. He worries that he will not find a child who will be good enough for Queen Gabrielle.
Harley Quinn is known as the class clown at Super Hero High. She runs her own web series called Harley’s Quinntessentials and is obsessed with ratings and getting the scoop on the latest news ahead of serious teen journalist Lois Lane. The rest of her friends and classmates: Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy, Big Barda, Katana, Beast Boy, and The Flash help her out whenever possible, even when they grow tired of her practical jokes and hyper personality.
Olive Preiss loves to perform onstage and even signs up for a summer theater camp. There’s only one problem: her mother. Mrs. Preiss used to be a famous stage actress, but ever since Olive’s father died, she has been extra critical of her daughter. It seems like Olive can’t do anything right in her mother’s eyes. This makes her freeze up whenever she performs in front of her mom, which is exactly what happens during her theater camp audition.
Better You Than Me is a book about two 12-year-old girls who live two completely different lives. Ruby Rivera is a teen icon, an actor on her hit show "Ruby and the Lamp," and she's a singer. Her life is in the public eye, and she hates her life. Skylar Welshman is a normal teenage girl. She lives with her mom in California, she goes to school every weekday, she's a huge Ruby Rivera fan, and she can do almost whatever she wants.
Bonjour! Let's Learn French is packed full of information and French vocabulary presented in such a simple format that it makes what could be very complex feel workable. With photos and drawn pictures, vocabulary lists and short informational sections about French history, the combination of presentations keeps readers' attention. There is an audio link with the pronounciation, which is very helpful. It is colorful and alive!
Blended is a story about an eleven-year-old girl who goes through complications with her identity and her family. In the book, Isabella's parents go through a divorce. Her time is split between Mom and Dad, but she also feels lost, not sure where she fits in culturally, as her dad is black and her mom is white. And then things go horribly wrong when a phone is mistaken as a gun.