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Leading Ladies

NOTE: This version has language appropriate for younger readers. A boring assignment brings local TV reporter Bridget Primavera face to face with the Cailleach -- the primeval Celtic spirit of the killing frost -- and Bridget's world changes forever. In an instant, she is awakened to her own role and responsibility as the equally ancient, balancing spirit of Brighid, teacher of poets and physicians, guardian of the hearth, and warrior of the Tuatha De Danann ... as if she needed one more thing to do.
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NOTE: This version has language appropriate for younger readers. TV reporter Bridget Primavera gets her own reality show, following her exploits as she takes on the spirit of the superpowered Celtic goddess Brighid in modern-day Atlanta, kicking butt and taking names. Everything seems to be going her way, but there's something not quite right. It turns out the hardest battles aren't actually fought against the "bad guys" after all.
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The pet show is about to start, and Ava can't find her cat. It's time to do some detective work. Ava, Clair, and Caleb are on the case!
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My First Graphic Novel These books are the perfect introduction to the world of safe, appealing graphic novels. Each story uses familiar topics, repeating patterns, and core vocabulary words appropriate for a beginning reader. Combine the entertaining story with comic book panels, exciting action elements, and bright colors and a safe graphic novel is born. A useful chart will teach the reader how to follow the graphic format, and the discussion questions at the end are the perfect review tool.
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As a young prince nears adulthood, the Queen tells him he must find a princess bride -- but not just any princess will do. Only a true princess will satisfy his mother. The young prince searches the entire kingdom, but returns home alone and sad. Late one stormy night, a mysterious woman knocks at the castle door. She claims to be a true princess, but the Queen has her doubts. So, she concocts a clever scheme to see if the princess is the real thing.
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After seeking the help of a strange old woman, Gerta is amazed to see a tiny girl emerge from the blooming petals of a magical flower! Gerta has always wanted a child of her own, so she adopts the tiny maiden and names her Thumbelina. While Gerta sleeps, a strange creature creeps forth from the darkness and steals Thumbelina into the night. Lost and alone in a forest, Thumbelina must seek the aid of the forest creatures if she is to ever see Gerta again.
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Window Horses is based on the award-winning National Film Board of Canada animated feature starring Sandra Oh. Rosie Ming travels from Vancouver to Shiraz, Iran to discover the beauty of Persian poetry and culture and learn the secrets of her long-estranged father.
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A young girl sets out on her own to fly her kite and encounters a pirate cloud full of goblins looking to cause trouble. She is rescued by a big black wolf who scare the goblins away and stays to help her fly her kite as high as possible. Their friendship teaches her courage (which is what she names the wolf). An adorable, simple children's story by three-time Eisner nominee Tony Sandoval. The illustrations are magical and the tale itself is very cute.   
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