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The Flat Stanley Collection (Four Complete Books)
Jeff Brown

Stanley Lambchop is an ordinary boy. At least he was, until the night his bulletin board fell off the wall and flattened him. At only half an inch thick, Stanley can slide under doors, mail himself across the country in an envelope, and fly like a kite!

And that's only the start of Stanley's adventures. In these four tales, Stanley also becomes invisible and helps nab some bank robbers, journeys to outer space to rescue aliens, and, after being rounded out, turns flat—again! One

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Favorite Chapter Books Sampler
Jane O'Connor, Dan Gutman, Dave Keane, Jeff Brown

Sample five chapter books from four awesome authors, and you'll surely want to read more! Meet the weirdest zookeeper in history in My Weirder School #1: Miss Child Has Gone Wild! by Dan Gutman; discover how Flat Stanley deals with being flattened (again) in Stanley, Flat Again! by Jeff Brown; solve neighborhood mysteries with a seriously funny fourth grader in Joe Sherlock, Kid Detective, Case #000001: The Haunted Toolshed by Dave Keane; attend the longest

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Two Times the Fun
Beverly Cleary

Jimmy and Janet are twins, but that doesn't mean they are just alike.

When we first meet Jimmy, he wants to dig a real hole. He likes to use a real, grown-up shovel. While he's working, his sister, Janet, pretends to be a bird! She likes to use her imagination. But the twins both like silly jokes, brand- new boots, and talking to Mr. Lemon, the mailman.

As Beverly Cleary writes about Jimmy and Janet's doings, the unique understanding of children that she brings to all of her

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Roscoe Riley Rules #5: Don't Tap-Dance on Your Teacher
Katherine Applegate

Roscoe Riley doesn't mean to break the rules

Don't Tap-Dance on Your Teacher

Rat-tat-TAT!

Tap shoes make the best noise ever! But tap dancing? The big boys say that's just for girls. Roscoe promised to tap in the school talent show. When the teasing starts, will he keep his word?

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Roscoe Riley Rules #6: Never Walk in Shoes That Talk
Katherine Applegate

Mr. Destructo-Feet

Roscoe's friend Gus wants a pair of cool new shoes. But Gus's parents won't buy them until his old, boring ones are worn out—and that could take forever. Luckily, if there's one thing Roscoe is good at, it's destroying things. . . .

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Roscoe Riley Rules #7: Never Race a Runaway Pumpkin
Katherine Applegate

Pumpkin Contest

If Roscoe guesses the weight of a giant pumpkin, he'll be a winner! Easy, right? But a little black cat keeps trying to cross his path! Will the bad-luck kitty ruin Roscoe's chance to win?

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One Beastly Beast
Garth Nix

One beastly beast that's more than meets the eye.

Two aliens with slimy tentacles and too many eyes fixed on adopting a human son.

Three inventors and a sea serpent, a princess, an orphanage, and two ships full of pirates.

Four fantastic tales by renowned fantasy author Garth Nix.

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Roscoe Riley Rules #1: Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs
Katherine Applegate

If the kids can't sit still for the class performance, Roscoe's teacher could be in big trouble. Fortunately Roscoe has a plan to save her—a super, mega, gonzo plan! What could go wrong?

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Roscoe Riley Rules #2: Never Swipe a Bully's Bear
Katherine Applegate

Pig-napped!

When Roscoe's stuffed pig goes missing, he is convinced that Wyatt, the class bully, is responsible. When Roscoe finds out where Wyatt keeps his teddy bear, he decides to give that old bully a taste of his own medicine. That will fix everything. Won't it?

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Roscoe Riley Rules #3: Don't Swap Your Sweater for a Dog
Katherine Applegate

A trophy for Roscoe?

It seems like everyone has an award of some kind. Except Roscoe. But a pet-trick contest is coming up, and first prize is a big, shiny trophy. Roscoe really wants that trophy—would he even borrow someone else's dog to win?

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