By Clair Freedman
Simon and Schuster, 2008. Picture Book
There is no underwear in space so aliens visit Earth and play in the clothes drying on the line.
By Tedd Arnold
Scholastic Inc, 2013. Easy Reader Informational. 32 p.
During a visit to a space museum, Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about planets, space crafts, space suits, and even dirty snowballs (i.e. comets)!
By Nate Ball
Harper Collins, 2014. Intermediate. 143 p.
Fourth-grader Zack McGee's life is turned upside-down when Amp, a tiny alien, crash-lands in his bedroom, then causes trouble at school while trying to get parts to repair his spaceship.
By Stuart Gibbs
Simon & Schuster, 2014. Fiction. 373 p.
Dash Gibson, who lives on Moon Base Alpha, has to solve a murder of one of the moon's most prominent doctors.
The Frog Princess
By Fiona Waters
Kingfisher, 2008. Picture Book.
A collection of six stories about princesses with attitude that turns fairy-tale traditions upside down.
By Sally Gardner
Orion Children’s Books, 2011. Easy Reader. 56 p
This is a classic retelling in easy language of the story of the princess and the frog.
By Daisy Meadows
Scholastic, 2016. Intermediate, 58 p.
Rachel and Kirsty need to help Rita, whose magic mixing bowl has been hidden by the goblins.
By E. D. Baker
Bloomsbury, 2002. Fiction. 214 p.
After reluctantly kissing a frog, an awkward, fourteen-year-old princess suddenly finds herself a frog, too, and sets off with the prince to seek the means--and the self-confidence--to become human again.
By Toni Buzzeo
Margaret McElderry Books, 2010. Picture Book
A rampaging tyrannosaurus rex demonstrates to an out-of-control little girl the results of "beastie" behavior in the library.
By Joyce Milton
Random House, 2003. Easy Reader Informational. 47 p.
Brief and simple descriptions of the various kinds of dinosaurs that roamed the earth millions of years ago.
By Rex Stone
Scholastic, 2008. Intermediate. 68 p.
Tom and Jamie can't believe their luck when they find a secret entrance to a prehistoric world filled with dinosaurs! The first dinosaur they meet is a friendly wannanosaurus. But soon, Tom and Jamie meet a much less friendly dino: a Tyrannosaurus Rex.
By James Gurney
HarperCollins, 1998. Fiction. 159 p.
In 1862, after being shipwrecked in uncharted seas, Professor Arthur Denison and his twelve-year-old son, Will, find themselves washed up on a strange island where people and dinosaurs live together peacefully.