LaLa is mad because everything that could go wrong that day did. She is not made cheerful, even by the strawberries on the counter. Her mom asks her what’s wrong and tries to help. LaLa needs to figure out what will help her not be angry, because being angry is no fun! What positive solution can be found?
Meena is a third-grader who loves colors. She likes to include every color of the rainbow in her meals. She likes to color her hair with permanent marker. But most of all, she loves to collect colorful trash to use in her art projects. Meena also likes to be the best. She wants to have the craziest hair at school, wants to win every race, and she wants to decorate the best box for Valentine’s Day. Mostly, she wants to beat her best friend, Sophia, who has been staying in at recess and ignoring Meena.
Susan Vaught’s mystery thriller, Super Max and the Mystery of Thornwood’s Revenge, is the adventure of Maxine Brennan, a disabled but spunky girl living with her grandfather, AKA Toppy, in Blue Creek, Tennessee. Life is all good, until a hacker starts targeting Toppy. At first, everyone thinks it’s just someone being nasty and trying to make him look bad, but when things start getting crazier and the threats begin to get more malevolent, even to the point of potentially hurting people, Max tries, along with her friends, to get to the bottom of it.
Fantastic Failures is about a bunch of famous people who've achieved great things after failing first. For example, Albert Einstein threw a chair at his teacher when he was in school, but later he made the formula E=mc^2. Vincent Van Gogh never knew he would be famous, Kid President would break his bones every two seconds, and Hillary Clinton faced sexism. All of them had to overcome hard challenges in life, but they came out the other side and became successful.
Pablo and Birdy is about a boy who washes into the town of Isla. When he washed up on the shore, he was just a baby. Pablo searches for answers about where he and his parrot came from. Pablo believes that Birdy might be a Seafaring Parrot. The story continues in a quest to find out if Pablo’s bird is a Seafaring Parrot.