In The Jupiter Chronicles: The Secret of the Great Red Spot by Leonardo Ramirez, the year is 1892. Ian Castillo walks in on his sister, Callie, trying to use a telescope that has been stored in the attic for five years. It is special to Ian because it was the last gift their father gave him before he mysteriously disappeared. When the kids least expect it, it turns itself into a space ship and launches them into space.
Rad Girls Can is a book about amazing young women who have stepped up in their communities and countries to make a difference. Rad Girls Can touches on 91 stories, some are short, a paragraph or two, and some are long, spanning two to three pages. The book also has stories about different ethnic groups, races, religions, and more! Some of the stories are about women many of us have hear of, like Anne Frank, Lorde, Ruby Bridges, Helen Keller, and others.
War World is a book about the TerraGen kids and their quest to save their parents from a hostile planet. Technology is developing at an extremely fast rate and startup companies are becoming overnight billionaires. One of those companies is called TerraGen, and they developed the world's first quantum computer. Unbeknownst to everyone, TerraGen has also made a device capable of making a wormhole to different planets, traveling light-years in seconds. Unfortunately, after TerraGen sends a team of scientists on an expedition, they are unable to open the wormhole back up.
Grow Up Messy! is about a little girl named Misry whom everyone has nicknamed Messy, as she usually makes a mess out of things. Misry lives in India where her father is a soldier. A few things that cause messes are that she tries to prove she is as good as the older kids, swim on her own, fight on the bus, and defend herself by spitting! With the help of her mom, dad, aunt, and principal, she learns how to grow up – but not messy!
In the book Watch Hollow by Gregory Funaro, the town of Watch Hollow is the home of the Blackford House, an ancient house with a clock that powers the entire house! But soon it stops working Then some unnatural trees begin to creep toward the house from the nearby Shadow Woods and are about to destroy everything - at least that's how it looks! Luckily, the Tinkers - Lucy, Oliver, and their dad - arrive to fix the clock under the supervision of the new owner, Mr. Quigley. All they have to do is fix a cuckoo clock, and they’ll never be poor again, because Mr.
Hannah Fitzgerald knows what she is – a witch. However, she finds herself withholding her powers. But when she finds out that she may be destined for something greater than herself, Hannah decides it’s time to stop holding back. Mentored by the strange W, Hannah begins to wonder if she is even more powerful than she thought. And she soon finds that she may be in more danger than ever before.
Tom and his twin sister, Zilla, go to school. While at school, they are contacted though their watches about their next mission. They work for a spy organization. During their mission to a robotics lab to investigate why no one ever leaves, they discover its dark secret.
A Bridge in the Forest is a book following Lily Kingman and her magical story. Lily thinks she is a normal girl living a normal life. Little does she know that her life will soon change in unimaginable ways. Lily has an elderly friend, Mrs. Rose Beth, who tells the best stories. One day, Mrs. Rose Beth tells her a story about a Ninatlee flower that blooms on the Kelyart plant. Lily promises Mrs.
Royal Sweets is about Mini and Taffy, fairy princesses, who are trying to help a troll named Gobo get out of a bush that he is stuck in. While Mini and Taffy are figuring out how to help Gobo, Mini’s suspicious cousins, Frosting and Cupcake, try to figure out what Mini and Taffy are up to. Will they end up helping each other or getting in each other's way?