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Teacher Tale ‘Ms. Bixby’s Last Day’ in the Works as Movie

Teacher story “Ms. Bixby’s Last Day” is in development as a feature film with Gunpowder & Sky and Walden Media. The film is based on the novel of the same name written by John David Anderson. Frank Smith, president and CEO of Walden Media, said, “Walden Media is thrilled to be partnering with Gunpowder & Sky to […]

Two Truths and a Lie: Forces of Nature Cover Reveal

Ammi-Joan Paquette and Laurie Ann Thompson are back with the third installment of Two Truths and a Lie, the book series that tells you to think, not what to think! All about physical science: chemistry, physics, astronomy, meteorology, geology, TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE: FORCES OF NATURE contains unbelievable truths about science and technology, with a […]


In celebration of the release of A PERILOUS JOURNEY OF DANGER & MAYHEM: A DASTARDLY PLOT, we’ve got a brand new educator’s guide for your classroom use! Peruse the PDF for discussion questions and activities for the first book in Christopher Healy’s hilarious and exciting new series. Click here to view and download the Educator’s Guide […]

ORPHAN ISLAND is in paperback

A National Book Award Longlist title in the tradition of modern-day classics like Sara Pennypacker’s Pax and Lois Lowry’s The Giver comes a deep, compelling, heartbreaking, and completely one-of-a-kind novel about nine children who live on a mysterious island. ORPHAN ISLAND will be released in paperback on October 2nd!