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Top Ten Checkouts of 2018: Children

  • Details about Dog Man and Cat Kid

    Dog Man and Cat Kid

    Dav Pilkey

    Has Dog Man finally found the purr-fect sidekick? Find out in the latest in the #1 New York Times bestselling series! Hot diggity dog! Dog Man, the newest hero from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants, is back -- and this time he's not alone. The heroic hound with a real nose for justice now has a furry feline sidekick, and together they have a mystery to sniff out! When a new kitty sitter arrives and a glamorous movie starlet goes missing, it's up to Dog Man and Cat Kid to save the d……more

  • Details about Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway

    Jeff Kinney

    Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather and the stress of the approaching holiday season, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation. A few days in paradise should do wonders for Greg and his frazzled family. But the Heffleys soon discover that paradise isn't everything it's cracked up to be. Sun poisoning, stomach troubles, and venomous critters all threaten to ruin the family's vacation. Can their trip……more

  • Details about Minecraft: Construction Handbook: An Official Mojang Book

    Minecraft: Construction Handbook: An Official Mojang Book

    Scholastic, Inc. Staff

    If you can dream it, you can build it in Minecraft! This OFFICIAL guide will give you tips and tricks on how to be a creative genius! You can make theme parks with incredible waterslide rides, or entire pirate coves complete with galleons! Is there nothing that can't be achieved in Minecraft? Here the experts talk you through amazing constructs which range from awe-inspiring cathedrals to wacky inventions--like the hilarious animal cannon that catapults cows out to sea! Find out which are Notch……more

  • Details about Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties

    Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties

    Dav Pilkey

    Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. If only the Chief would throw him a bone every once and a while... Dog Man needs to dry up the drool, dust away the dander, and roll out of the refuse if he's going to impress the Chief, and he needs to do it fast! Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Can the canine crime biter unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save the city, o……more

  • Details about Smile

    Smile

    Raina Telgemeier

    From the artist of BSC Graphix comes this humorous coming-of-age true story about the dental drama that ensues after a trip-and-fall mishap. Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again, off-again braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. And on top of all that, there's still more to deal with: a majo……more

  • Details about Minecraft: Combat Handbook: An Official Mojang Book

    Minecraft: Combat Handbook: An Official Mojang Book

    Scholastic, Inc. Staff

    The OFFICIAL Combat Handbook will teach you everything you need to know to defend yourself from hostile monsters and enemy players. In Minecraft, you're never alone and the threat of attack is constant. How will you survive? The Official Combat Handbook will teach you everything you need to know to defend yourself from hostile monsters and enemy players. You can learn how to build a fort, craft armor and weapons, set mob traps, defeat your enemies in one-on-one combat, and battle your way out o……more

  • Details about Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School

    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School

    Jeff Kinney

    Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That's the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn't cut out for an old-fashioned world. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going "old school" just too hard for a kid like Greg?…more

  • Details about Wonder

    Wonder

    by R.J. Palacio

    "I wont describe what I look like. Whatever youre thinking, its probably worse. " August Pullman was born with a facial deformity that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid--but his new classmates cant get past Auggies extraordinary face. WONDER, now a #1 "New York Times" bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, begins from Auggies point of view,……more

  • Details about Minecraft: Redstone Handbook: An Official Mojang Book

    Minecraft: Redstone Handbook: An Official Mojang Book

    Scholastic, Inc. Staff

    Power up with this OFFICIAL Redstone handbook--it's electrifying! It's time to wire up and get connected to one of the most complex areas of Minecraft--Redstone. Redstone experts guide you through all aspects of working with Redstone including mining, smelting, using repeaters, circuit components and circuit designs. This handbook also includes exclusive tips from game creator Notch himself and some of the most extraordinary Redstone creations ever made. So power up and get switched on to Redst……more