In order to heal after his mother’s death, thirteen-year-old Sal learns to reach into time and space to retrieve things–and people–from other universes.
Hang on tight for a raucous bounce through the solar system and back — propelled by funny, fanciful, factually sound poems and exuberant illustrations. The universe poured into me. My brain was overloaded. It smoked and glowed red-hot. And then it actually exploded. Ever wonder what the sun has to
Future evil scientist Mark, his pet cat, Fang, and his fellow campers at Camp Mwhaaa-haa-ha-a-watha vie for the chance to become apprentices to evil astronaut Neil Strongarm.
Beloved author Elizabeth Gilbert returns to fiction with a unique love story set in the New York City theater world during the 1940s. Told from the perspective of an older woman as she looks back on her youth with both pleasure and regret (but mostly pleasure), City of Girls explores
Amy recounts her daily teenage troubles in her diary, including her mother dating again after her father’s death, her best friend falling in love, and Amy trying to find her place in the universe.
On the morning of her seventieth birthday, Georgianna Grove receives an unexpected letter that calls her back to Missing Lake, Wisconsin, where her mother was murdered sixty- six years earlier. Georgie’s father had confessed to the murder the next morning and was carted off to a state penitentiary. Haunted by
“From “one of the great American writers of our time” (Los Angeles Times Book Review)–a brilliant historical crime novel, a pulse-pounding, as-it-happens narrative that unfolds in Los Angeles and Mexico in the wake in Pearl Harbor. New Year’s Eve 1941, war has been declared and the Japanese internment is
When Teddy Fay receives a freelance assignment from a gentleman he can’t refuse, he jets off to Paris on the hunt for a treasonous criminal. But as Teddy unearths more information that just doesn’t seem to connect, his straightforward mission becomes far bigger–and stranger–than he could imagine. The trail of
As the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy’s inspiring challenge, and America’s race to the moon. On May 25, 1961, JFK made an astonishing announcement:
Twelve-year-old Flor faces problems at home while spending a summer working at her parents’ store, partnering with former friend Candice for a pageant, and volunteering with a reclusive beekeeper. It’s the summer before eighth grade and Flor is stuck at home and working at her family’s mattress store, while her