. Vanderbilt's vast and opulent home, but she must take care to never be seen. None of the rich folk upstairs know that Serafina exists; she and her pa have lived in the basement for as long as Serafina can remember. Following her own harrowing escape, Serafina risks everything by joining forces with Braeden Vanderbilt, the young nephew of Biltmore's owners.
Be sure to watch the book trailer in the media section below. Never go into the forest, for there are many dangers there, and they will ensnare your soul. Serafina has never had a reason to disobey her pa and venture beyond the grounds of Biltmore Estate. And Mrs. Braeden and serafina must uncover the Man in the Black Cloak's true identity before all of the children vanish one by one.
Serafina and the Black Cloak The Serafina Series Book 1 - Serafina's hunt leads her into the very forest that she has been taught to fear, where she discovers a forgotten legacy of magic. Serafina's pa, has warned her to keep herself hidden from the fancy folk who live on the floors above, but when children at the estate start disappearing, the estate's maintenance man, Serafina and her friend Braeden Vanderbilt must work together to solve a dark and dangerous mystery.
Serafina and the Twisted Staff The Serafina Series Book 2Disney-Hyperion - But she's caught between two worlds: she's too wild for Biltmore's beautifully dressed ladies and formal customs, and too human to fully join her forest kin. Filled with history, earned the prestigious "starred review" from kirkus Reviews, this Disney-Hyperion thriller debuted as a #1 New York Times Best Seller, and magic for both adults and young readers 8+, mystery, and is now being taught in over a thousand classrooms nationwide.
All the humans and animals of the Blue Ridge Mountains are in terrible danger. Be sure to watch the exciting book trailer in the media section below. Late one night while prowling through the forest, Serafina encounters a strange and terrifying figure, and then she's attacked by the vicious wolfhounds under his control.
Serafina and the Twisted Staff The Serafina Series Book 2 - . Even worse, she's convinced that the stranger is not alone, that he has sent his accomplice into Biltmore in disguise. A mysterious series of attacks test serafina's role as Biltmore's protector, culminating in a tragedy that tears Serafina's best friend, Braeden Vanderbilt, from her side. Heartbroken, she flees.
Deep in the forest, she comes face-to-face with the evil infecting Biltmore--and discovers its reach is far greater than she'd ever imagined. For serafina to defeat this new evil before it engulfs her beloved home, she must search deep inside herself and embrace the destiny that has always awaited her. The brave and unusual serafina lives in the magnificent Biltmore Estate in the opulence of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Serafina and the Splintered Heart The Serafina Series Book 3Disney-Hyperion - Old friends do unthinkable things and enemies seem all around. A mysterious threat moves towards Biltmore, a force without a name, bringing with it violent storms and flooding that stands to uproot everything in its path. Serafina must uncover the truth about what has happened to her and find a way to harness her strange new powers before it's too late.
With only days to achieve the impossible, daughter of her Pa, Serafina fights to reclaim herself as the Guardian of Biltmore, friend of Braeden, and heroine of the Blue Ridge Mountains and all the folk and creatures that call it home. In the epic third installment of robert beatty's #1 bestselling series, Serafina takes her rightful place among literary champions as she battles fiercely to defend all she loves and become everything that she is meant to be.
Serafina and the Splintered Heart The Serafina Series Book 3 - . The storms are coming. Something has happened to Serafina. She has awoken into a darkness she does not understand, scarred from a terrible battle, only to find that life at Biltmore Estate has changed in unimaginable ways. Disney-Hyperion.
Serafina and the Seven Stars The Serafina Series Book 4Disney-Hyperion - But as serafina investigates, she becomes more and more unsettled by what Biltmore has become-a place haunted by nameless terrors where no dark corridor is safe. Serafina doesn't trust it. Serafina, the guardian of Biltmore Estate, has won battle after battle against the dark forces encroaching on her home.
Serafina and braeden make an epic return in the hotly anticipated fourth installment of Robert Beatty's #1 New York Times best-selling Serafina series. When Mr. She patrols the grounds night and day, hardly sleeping, uncertain of her place after her best friend Braeden Vanderbilt's departure for boarding school in New York.
Serafina and the Seven Stars The Serafina Series Book 4 - Vanderbilt, asks serafina to move upstairs into one of the house's grandest rooms, the kind master of Biltmore, she's sure it's to keep an eye on the guests who have arrived for the estate's annual hunt. Even worse, she begins to doubt her own senses. Is braeden really hundreds of miles away, or did he return to Biltmore for one strange night before vanishing? Is the bond between them truly broken or is it stronger than ever? Then Serafina witnesses a crime that turns her world upside down.
Disney-Hyperion. Now, tranquility has returned to Biltmore. How can all that once seemed good and worthy of protection now be evil? And how can she guard those around her when she can't even be sure of the truth of her own heart? Serafina and the Seven Stars marks the return of a heroine like no other, as master storyteller Robert Beatty weaves his darkest, most astonishing tale yet.
Willa of the WoodDisney-Hyperion - From robert beatty, the author of the award-winning Serafina books, comes a thrilling new #1 New York Times bestselling series for adults and young readers 8+. Steal without a trace. To willa, a young night-spirit, humans are the murderers of trees. Set in 1900 in the great smoky mountains, it's the story of an orphaned girl--gentle of heart, but brimming with the ancient forest powers of her people--who must struggle to survive in a changing world.
She's been taught to despise them and steal from them. She's her clan's best thief, creeping into the log cabins of the day-folk under cover of darkness and taking what they won't miss. Only then does she begin to discover the shocking truth: that not all of her human enemies are the same, and that the foundations of her own Faeran society are crumbling.
Filled with the history, and magic of the great smoky Mountains, mystery, Kirkus Reviews describes WILLA OF THE WOOD as "A moving, atmospheric journey of hope. Move without a sound. It's dangerous work, but willa will do anything to win the approval of the padaran, the charismatic leader of the Faeran people.
Willa of the Wood - When willa's curiosity leaves her hurt and stranded in the day-folk world, she calls upon the old powers of her beloved grandmother, and the unbreakable bonds of her forest allies, to survive. What do you do when you realize that the society you were born and raised in is rife with evil? Do you raise your voice? Do you stand up against it?As forces of unfathomable destruction attack her forest home, sinister corruption with trusted alliance, Willa must decide who she truly is--facing deadly force with warm compassion, and finding a home for her longing heart.
Maybe a MermaidFarrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - She’s always wanted a True Blue Friend. This summer will be different, though. Anthoni has a plan―a foolproof checklist for making lifelong friends! There won’t be any maybes this time. But as she grows entangled in local gossip, and her mother stretches the truth, Anthoni must decide if she’ll “stick to the plan, ” like always, or dive into a summer full of extraordinary possibilities.
Disney-Hyperion. It's hard to make friends when you're constantly moving, and eleven-year-old Anthoni longs for even one True Blue Friend. But it’s been hard to find one, since for the past five years she’s been bouncing from town to town, helping her mother sell Beauty & the Bee cosmetic products to keep them both afloat.
Maybe a Mermaid - . So when her mom brings her to thunder Lake for a summer at the Showboat Resort, she doesn’t believe the local rumors about the Boulay Mermaid. Josephine cameron’s energetic and heartfelt debut raises timeless questions about truth, lies, and the hope that grows between them. Maybe a mermaid is a warm summer read of mystery, truth-telling, and possibly a mermaid.
Seira wilson, unicorns, amazon editora summer romp full of mystery, and maybe a mermaid! Eleven-year-old Anthoni Gillis is not the kind of kid who believes in fairies, new friends, or even the word “maybe. She’s more of a comic-books girl. Anthoni has bigger fish to fry.
The CandymakersLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers - Filled to the brim with sweet details, a clever mystery, and a message about the importance of teamwork, Wendy Mass' novel is loads of fun for tween readers. Disney-Hyperion. Four 12-year-olds are chosen to compete in a very special challenge and each of them takes a turn narrating the action in The Candymakers.
. Seira wilson, amazon editorFour children have been chosen to compete in a national competition to find the tastiest confection in the country. Who will invent a candy more delicious than the oozing crunchorama or the neon lightning chew?logan, friendship, is filled with mystery, the cheerful girl who can lift a fifty-pound lump of taffy like it's a feather? Or Philip, and cleverly crafted story, the suit-and-tie wearing boy who's always scribbling in a secret notebook?This sweet, the boy who is allergic to merry-go-rounds and the color pink? Daisy, the Candymaker's son, charming, who can detect the color of chocolate by touch alone?Miles, told from each contestant's perspective, and juicy revelations.
The Shadows The Books of Elsewhere, Vol. 1Dial Books - Then olive finds a pair of antique spectacles in a dusty drawer and discovers the most peculiar thing yet: She can travel inside the house’s spooky paintings to a world that’s strangely quiet. With only the cats and an unusual boy she meets in Elsewhere on her side, it’s up to Olive to save the house from the shadows, before the lights go out for good.
. And eerily sinister. The first book in a popular series about a girl who discovers that the paintings in her new home hold many secrets. But in entering elsewhere, olive has been ensnared in a mystery darker and more dangerous than she could have imagined, confronting a power that wants to be rid of her by any means necessary.
The Shadows The Books of Elsewhere, Vol. 1 - . When eleven-year-old olive and her parents move into the crumbling mansion on Linden Street and find it filled with mysterious paintings, Olive knows the place is creepy—but it isn’t until she encounters its three talking cats that she realizes there’s something darkly magical afoot. An engaging blend of magic, and fantasy, mystery, for early middle graders.
Seira wilson, coraline, amazon editorfor fans of Pseudonymous Bosch, and Septimus Heap comes the first book in the award-winning, New York Times bestselling Books of Elsewhere series. This house is keeping secrets. Disney-Hyperion.
CrenshawFeiwel & Friends - He has come back into Jackson's life to help him. The author of the award winner the one and Only Ivan returns with an unforgettable story about a boy struggling with hardship and an imaginary cat who appears just when he most needs a friend. Disney-Hyperion. There's no more money for rent. Again. Crenshaw is a cat.
And not much for food, either. Feiwel Friends. Seira wilson, friendship, amazon editorin her first novel since The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate delivers an unforgettable and magical story about family, winner of the Newbery Medal, and resilience. Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan.
Crenshaw - . This title has Common Core connections. Applegate once again charms young readers with compassion and heart. But is an imaginary friend enough to save this family from losing everything?Beloved author Katherine Applegate proves in unexpected ways that friends matter, whether real or imaginary. He's large, he's outspoken, and he's imaginary.
The Adventures of a Girl Called BicycleMargaret Ferguson Books - Feiwel Friends. Monastery, bicycle is an unusual girl who absolutely does not want to go to camp and learn how to make friends. Who knew that a ghost would haunt her handlebars and that she would have to contend with bike-hating dogs, a bike-loving horse, bike-crushing pigs, and a mysterious lady dressed in black.
Over the uphills and downhills of her journey, Bicycle discovers that friends are not such a bad thing to have after all, and that a dozen cookies really can solve most problems. A junior library Guild selection! Disney-Hyperion. When her guardian, a famous cyclist, announces that bicycle is going to attend a camp where she will learn to make friends, Sister Wanda, Bicycle says no way and sets off on her bike for San Francisco to meet her idol, certain he will be her first true friend.
The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle - Instead, and on her journey discovers much about herself and, Bicycle takes off on a cross-country quest to meet her idol, a famous cyclist, most unexpectedly, friendship. Seira wilson, amazon editorselected for the 2019-2020 texas bluebonnet Award Master ListA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearA determined 12-year-old girl bikes across the country in this quirky and charming debut middle grade novel.
Introverted bicycle has lived most of her life at the Mostly Silent Monastery in Washington, D. C. Raised in a Washington D.
The Zodiac Legacy: ConvergenceDisney Press - Disney-Hyperion. The first book in a trilogy by comic book legend Stan Lee that combines superheroes and the powers of the Chinese zodiac. Seira wilson, magical, amazon editorstan lee presents a brand new, super-powered adventure! When twelve magical superpowers are unleashed on the world, a Chinese-America teenager named Steven will be thrown into the middle of an epic global chase.
Feiwel Friends. Disney Press. He'll have to master strange powers, outrun super-powered mercenaries, and unlock the mysterious powers of the Zodiac.