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On Your Bike: All You Need to Know About Cycling for Kids
Authors: Chris Hoy & Joanna Nadin
Publisher: Picadilly Press, 2016
Call No.: J 796.6 HOY
Summary: So, you've got a new bike? Or just getting into cycling? Or just fancy learning more about the bike you already have? On Your Bike by Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy is the perfect guide for children looking to make the most of their bikes. Packed full of handy hints, fun facts, quizzes, checklists and illustrations, Sir Chris shows you how to look after your bike and much, much more.
The Emperor’s Ostrich
Author: Julie Berry
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, 2017
Call No.: J BER
Summary: Young dairymaid Begonia has lost her cow Alfafa. So she has set off on a search across the countryside even though she has nothing but a magical map to guide her. Along the way she meets a mother and baby, a woodcutter, a very dirty young man, and an eight-foot ostrich. Meanwhile, the emperor has gone missing from the royal palace in a most mysterious manner. Was it murder? Was it magic? It will take all of Begonia’s wits to save the empire and get Alfafa home safely.
Woods of Mystery (Luminous Sword)
Author: Eunice Li-Tan
Publisher: Little Knights, 2018
Call No.: J SING LIT
Summary: Jusvin Titanium’s quiet life in Hidden Land vanishes when he embarks on a fantasy beyond his wildest imagination! Avalanch, a snow-white eagle flies Jusvin to Merpixies Academy, where he encounters the strange disappearance of a student, attempts to stop Herogus and his troops’ evil schemes, and joins his new friends in searching for the missing locket and keys! Will Jusvin be able to seek justice for his family, uncover the bizarre mystery behind the student’s disappearance and discover the secret of the glittery crystals in the Woods of Mystery?
Skills for Social Success (Social Skills. Rourke Educational Media)
Author: Meg Greve
Publisher: Rourke Educational Media, 2014
Call No.: J 158.2 GRE
Summary: Trying to figure out a difficult math problem is hard, but sometimes dealing with your social life at school can be even harder. Figuring out friendships, managing time, and learning about yourself are all important parts of growing up.
Soccer Shocker (Project Droid, Book 2)
Authors: Nancy Krulik & Amanda Burwasser
Publisher: Sky Pony Press, 2016
Call No.: J KRU
Summary: Anyone would love having the super-scoring robot Java on his soccer team. Well anyone except Java's human cousin, Logan. That's because, up until now, Logan has been the Wombat's top scorer--and he has no desire to share the field with the team's new star player. Especially because Java won't let the other kids get near the ball--never mind score any goals. If it were up to Logan, he would just kick Java right off the field. Because as far as Logan is concerned, there's no "I" in team, and there shouldn't be a droid on one either.
Author: Charli Howard
Publisher: Nosy Crow, 2018
Call No.: J HOW
Summary: Molly is in her final year of primary school, with secret dreams of becoming an Olympic swimmer. Having always lived in the shadow of her manipulative friend, Chloe, Molly finally has the chance to compete in a regional swimming contest and define herself on her own terms. But with the pressure of fitting in, and the sudden arrival of her mysterious mum, will she give up on her dreams for a shot at popularity?
Rumpelstiltskin: An Interactive Fairy Tale Adventure (You Choose Books)
Author: Eric Braun
Publisher: Capstone, 2017
Call No.: J BRA
Summary: James? Eddie? Freddy? Chris P. Bacon? In the ultimate name game between the miller’s daughter and the little man behind the spinning wheel, it’s anyone’s guess who will win. Navigate through three fractured retellings of the classic fairy tale. In this story, YOU CHOOSE how it ends. Will you guess correctly and live happily ever after?
Maker Projects for Kids Who Love Sports (Be a Maker!)
Author: Sarah Levete
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company, 2017
Call No.: J 796 LEV
Summary: This exciting title inspires readers to get active, use their creativity, and collaborate to explore new ideas in the world of sports. Engaging activities, inspiring biographies, and clear photographs help readers create new and entertaining sports games and activities. A focus on accessibility and safety makes this title a strong addition to any makerspace.
Party Crashers (Beep and Bob, #2)
Author: Jonathan Roth
Publisher: Aladdin, 2018
Call No.: JS ROT
(This book is also available on eReads at www.nlb.gov.sg.)
Summary: It’s Bob’s friend Lani’s birthday, and she’s having her party on a super fancy space cruiser called The Starship Titanic. The cruiser has three water parks, sixteen amusement parks, and 12 million hyper-show channels on TV! But when Beep and Bob arrive, they realize they forgot to buy Lani a birthday gift! But that’s not their biggest problem. Suddenly, guests’ jewelry is stolen from right under their noses—and Beep and Bob get blamed for the crime! Things go from bad to worse when Beep and Bob discover that their “indestructible” ship is headed right for the ice rings of Neptune—and then starts plummeting toward the planet below! Can Beep and Bob reveal the true thieves and save the Starship Titanic – or will this be their last birthday party EVER?
The Velveteen Rabbit
Author: Margery Williams Bianco
Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 2014
Call No.: JS BIA
(This book is also available on eReads at www.nlb.gov.sg.)
Summary: At first a brand-new toy, now a threadbare and discarded nursery relic, the velveteen rabbit is saved from peril by a magic fairy who whisks him away to the idyllic world of Rabbitland. There, he becomes “Real,” a cherished childhood companion who will be loved for eternity.
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