"Ella loves to practice designs for the bakery she'll some day own. She's also one of the few people not to try the cookies and cakes made by a mysterious new baker. Soon, the people who ate the baker's treats start acting oddly, and Ella wonders if the cookies are to blame. Can her baking skills help save her best friend-and herself?"-- Cover verso.
When popular, pretty classmate asks best friends Jinx and Jackson, high school sophomores, to investigate a haunting at her father's apartment, Jackson is sympathetic and convinces Jinx to trust him, despite her skepticism about Emily's true intentions.
Todd, a quarterback and popular senior, asks Jinx and Jackson to investigate a haunting at his family's tavern, where glasses move on their own and voices whisper horrible things each time Todd and his brother are fighting.
James's grandpa is dying. An experimental treatment might save him, but James's family can't afford it. Not unless he competes in and wins the Contest. Even though the tasks seem dangerous, James can't back out now, can he?
Ana has three choices: One, stay with abusive foster parents. Two, expose them and risk being separated from her sister. Or three, join the Contest, win the prize money, and escape together. No matter what, the odds are against her.
Colin wants out of the Contest. But the prize money would help his transgender sister afford surgery. Can Colin find out what the Benefactor is really up to without ruining his chances to win the Contest?
Maiv is the responsible one. She's not someone who'd get mixed up in something as risky as the Contest. But Maiv is not what she seems, and she's determined to uncover the Benefactor's secrets-before it's too late.
James, Ana, Colin, and Maiv are all competing in the Contest. Together, they may stand a chance of stopping the Benefactor's evil plot. But it's a race against the clock, and they have everything to lose.
"Quincy school lore tells that the shoes of a former school head, displayed in the academy's front hall, impart incredible luck to anyone who wears them. Kayley is struggling to compete, and she makes the drastic decision to steal the footwear. But as Kayley's dancing improves, terrible things begin happening to the girls around her. Now Kayley has to get rid of the shoes without letting anyone know she stole them and before something truly tragic...
"It's the 150th anniversary of the Quincy Academy, and to celebrate, Madame Puant wants the girls to perform a ballet that hasn't been put on since the '80s--when a dancer died during the production. Another tragedy took place the time before that--and the time before that. Is the ballet cursed? Ophelia's about to find out--she just became the lead in the newest production"--
"Sophie and Emma are identical twins who have had a falling out. When Emma begins to receive threatening notes, she assumes her sister is to blame. Sophie denies it--and when Emma is sent falling down the school steps, Sophie sets out to discover who's to blame"--
When a new kid in town tries to get in on Jinx and Jackson's paranormal investigation business, Jinx is furious. But Jinx's quest to shut down her competition will lead them down a dangerous path . . .
After a shakeup in the Paranormalists' operation, the two ex-best friends are on the outs, and at the worst possible time. Because a deadly supernatural threat is putting their classmates in harm's way . . .
Madeleine's new at the Dario Quincy Academy of Dance. But she begins to suspect an ancient evil is present. When Madeleine and her rivals explore the school's depths, the evil might follow them back upstairs.
Unicorns introduces you to one of the world's most popular legendary creatures. Learn where and why these legends began, how they are reflected in different cultures, and how they are understood today. Complete with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards....
Elva Zona Heaster died in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, in January 1897. Her death was originally thought to be from natural causes. But when Zona's ghost began visiting her mother, the death began to look a lot more suspicious. This terrifying true story details the trial of Zona's murderer and the evidence presented against him from Zona herself, beyond the grave.