When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #51, they had lots of questions. How did Florence Nightingale change nursing? Who helped women get the vote? What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, dream? How did Gandhi change the world? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts behind six amazing people who have changed history. Includes Florence Nightingale, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, and John Muir. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet common core text pairing needs.
Fans of Mary Pope Osborne's mega bestselling Magic Tree House series will love to keep their own notebook--just like Jack and Annie! This fun, full-color journal is filled with lists of things Jack and Annie have found in Frog Creek--such as squirrels, ladybugs, dandelions, and spiderwebs; places they've been in the world; and ideas for fun activities, along with plenty of space for kids to write their own lists. Includes a sticker sheet for kids to decorate their lists and highlight their favorites.
Mary Pope Osborne perfectly blends fantasy, adventure, and history in this paperback edition of the bestselling Magic Tree House chapter book. Jack and Annie have a new mission to help save the life of Merlin's beloved baby penguin, Penny: They must travel in the magic tree house to Abraham Lincoln and get a special feather from him! But when they visit the White House in 1861, they find the new president overwhelmed by his busy schedule as he tries to save a divided nation. A magic potion and a wish instantly transport Jack and Annie to a mysterious woods. Are these the same woods where Abraham Lincoln takes his daily horse ride? If so, can a ragged orphan named Sam help them find Abe? Or will Jack and Annie have to give all their strength and time to helping Sam instead? It's a race against time as Jack and Annie try to do the right thing and help a new friend--and still save a president, a troubled nation, and Penny, as well!
Her love for him was like a paper rose, which longed for the magic to make it real…Compellingly handsome Tate Winthrop once boldly came to Cecily Peterson’s rescue. Her devotion to him knew no bounds, but since the fiercely proud Native American refused to consider a mixed marriage, their passion remained unfulfilled. Shattered by Tate’s rejection, Cecily had been forced to leave the man of her dreams.Now she was back and destined to win. But when Tate becomes caught in the middle of a shocking political scandal, she realizes they need each other now, more than ever. And this time it is Cecily, a woman embarking on a brilliant career, who comes to his rescue and attempts to shield the man she loves from a devastating secret that could destroy his life….
A Daring Duke…Eliot Fitzharding, Duke of Guilford, once visited Penny House to enjoy the games of chance. Now he finds that his heart beats faster–not at the turn of a card, but at the thought of matching wits with Miss Amariah Penny, the fashionable club's proprietress.Amariah, a clever copper-haired beauty, enjoys Guilford's company as well…perhaps too much. If only he were not so wickedly attractive!When an unknown gambler accuses Penny House of harboring a cheat–and threatens violence if the man is not expelled–Guilford comes immediately to Amariah's rescue. But as the two of them race to shield Penny House from the rumors, they risk becoming an item of choice gossip themselves….
A mummy…just in time for Christmas?Beautiful, bubbly nurse Lara King just can’t resist a little girl’s Christmas wish–for her daddy to be happy–so she steps in as the sexy A&E consultant’s new live-in nanny!Christian Blake lost his faith in love a long time ago, but now, as Lara fills his house with warmth and sparkle, he realises that she’s his once-in-a-lifetime chance for happiness.As the first snowflakes start to fall he can only hope that Christmas will weave its magic and Lara will accept the special present waiting for her under the tree…
Ted Spencer on finishing the school of magic starts to work as an employee at the Department of Magic in the British Museum. Putting Meryl the Magician’s last will into effect, he and his girlfriend Alice Fortescue set off through the Time Portal into the past, to look for the magic artefacts. The first page of the Magic Book delegates them to the 14th century Scotland.
He had 72 hours to rescue a beautiful hostage…After being taken hostage, Kate Hamilton had faced her share of pain and confusion. But it was nothing compared to learning that undercover agent Parker McCall had come to her rescue. This secretive man with whom she’d once spent long days and hot nights was plotting their escape.His skill at securing her safety was impressive and incredibly sexy to watch. The closer they got to freedom the more dangerous the situation became, which only seemed to heighten the attraction that bound them to one another!