"It's the Fourth of July! That means fun, flags, and fireworks for the Garcia family. Unfortunately, those fireworks are a problem for Mama and Carlos. Neither of them likes the loud booms and cracks that come with the sparkles. Readers will laugh when they see how the twins figure out a way for everyone to enjoy the sparkly night"--Page 4 of cover.
"Fall leaves and pumpkins are everywhere. Carlos and Carmen are making plans to be in the costume contest. They both want to win, but neither of them wants the other to lose. It's a problem. A prize-winning problem! But with an old shirt, a pair of scissors, and a lot of creativity, the twins come up with a prize-winning solution." --
The Garcia family is moving to a new house, and twins Carlos and Carmen do not want to leave their small, familiar home--especially since they do not understand why their father describes the new place as a one-tire house.
Ruby, May, and Luna discover that Fairy Hill's magic garden has lost its sparkle! The fairies try everything to make the garden shine again, but nothing works. Then, a lost baby deer comes to the garden for help. The only way to help it find its way home is to feed it magic clover. Then Ruby has an idea! Will she be able to fix the garden and help the baby deer?
The fairy ball is tonight, but someone has taken the magic shell which powers the glow globes, and nobody wants to dance in the dark--Luna, Ruby and May find that chipmunk took it to light his house, and Luna earns her big wings by making him a magic lamp in exchange for returning the shell.
Carlos and Carmen's Abuelita has come to visit. She joins the twins, Mam , and Pap as they go from store to store, searching for the perfect pi atas. When they finally find them, the twins fall in love with their new pi ata pets. They don't want to smash them! Luckily, Abuelita knows just what to do. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.