"The Reluctant Caterpillar"
Ella Kennen, Past Winner
Ella Kennen, Past Winner
Ida Lewis was one of the most famous lighthouse keepers and a real-life hero! As one of the first female lighthouse keepers during the 1800s, Ida performed many daring rescues and excelled at a typically male career. Find out more about Ida’s adventures as keeper of the Lime Rock Lighthouse in Newport, Rhode Island and why it’s now called the Ida Lewis Lighthouse.
Luna Crane, a young whooping crane, is migrating to Florida with her family for the first time. Mama teaches Luna and her siblings how to fly in a V and, after some practice, they are soon on their way to sunny Florida. But what will the young cranes do when disaster strikes? Will Papa Plane save the day? And will Luna and her siblings make their mother proud?
By Kelly Gump
Fumio lives in Tokyo, Japan, and he loves school! There’s just one problem: Katsu the bully. The Problem Busters travel all the way from the United States to Japan to help Fumio solve his problem and learn about Japanese culture while they’re there. But will the Problem Busters also be able to teach Fumio the truth about bullies?
Nina is a small adventurer with a big imagination. Every day, she reads new stories. Every day, she has new adventures. With her cat, Theodore, at her side, Nina’s imagination winds through exciting journeys, brings her beloved books to life, and continues to expand. But will her imagination go too far when she sets off on an adventure to the library with a reluctant Theodore as her only companion?
A small quarterback finally gets a chance to live up to a family legacy and play in the big football game after warming the bench all season. How will this tiny quarterback fare in the important game, especially with Big Thomas on the other team? The outcome may surprise you!
Saddle up and join four little weenie dogs on a wild west adventure! While visiting a dude ranch in Wyoming, these pups get to ride horses, herd cattle, wear cowboy hats, and, most importantly, eat some delicious food! But the weenies run into some trouble while chasing down a stray calf and get lost. Will they ever find the calf and make it back to the rest of the herd and prove that they’re true cowboys?
By Sian Mole
Cedric’s brothers always tell him he’s the world’s worst knight. While they joust and slay dragons, he prefers to play his fiddle. But when three ferocious dragons attack, Cedric’s unusual skill may be the only way to save the day. Will Cedric be able to convince his brothers to change their tune?