A Mighty Girl's top picks of girl-empowering box sets and collections for children and teens!
If there’s anything a reader loves more than a new book, it’s a captivating new series! A series is an excellent way to encourage kids' interest in reading as they get drawn into a story over several books — and, for those rabid readers, collections let them find out what happens to their favorite new character without having to wait for the next book to be released!
Fortunately, there many book series featuring Mighty Girl characters, and, in this blog post, we've highlighted our favorite girl-empowering collections for both children and teens. We've included a mix of Mighty Girl classics and recent releases — all of which will keep her busily reading to find out what happens next!
For more girl-empowering books for children and teens, you can also browse our full book collection of over 4,000 Mighty Girl titles.
Big Sets for Young Children: Picture Book Collections
Introduce the littlest Mighty Girls to feminist heroes and icons with these colorful board books! Each of the books in this set feature illustrations by Lydia Ortiz and words by Emily Kleinman, providing a short introduction to each woman alongside a vibrant portrait. The set includes four books — Artists, featuring Maya Angelou, Lucille Ball, Frida Kahlo and Ella Fitzgerald; Leaders, featuring Cleopatra, Queen Elizabeth I, Indira Gandhi and Hillary Clinton; Activists, featuring Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Gloria Steinem and Malala Yousafzai; and Pioneers, featuring Marie Curie, Sally Ride, Amelia Earhart and Billie Jean King — providing plenty of inspiration for your little one.
Join all your favorite characters from Frozen with this slipcase library of Little Golden Books! Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf, and more are all here, in the traditional Little Golden Book format that's perfect for reading aloud or for newly independent readers. Kids will love the simple stories and the colorful illustrations. This set includes the official Little Golden Book retelling of the movie Frozen, plus A New Reindeer Friend, Olaf's Perfect Day, The Best Birthday Ever, and Olaf Waits for Spring. And for another box set of Frozen stories for young readers, check out Frozen: The Ice Box for ages 2 to 4.
Even the youngest children can enjoy a great box set! Fans of Ladybug Girl will be happy to see the Little Box of Ladybug Girl by Jacky Davis, a selection of four board books featuring Ladybug Girl and, of course, her dog, Bingo. These short books feature simple sentences and stories that are accessible to toddlers, but use artwork from the preschool picture books, so they feel like "real" Ladybug Girl books. For another fun board book collection starring this popular character, check out the A Day Full of Ladybug Girl set.
Fans of the Doc will love getting to read her adventures in the classic Little Golden Book format! Join Doc, Lambie, Stuffie, and more in five stories illustrated in the distinctive Little Golden Book style. Well-written to be engaging but just the right length for preschoolers, these are sure to be a favorite! This set includes the stories As Big as a Whale, Snowman Surprise, Bubble-rific!, Boomer Gets His Bounce Back, and A Knight in Sticky Armor. For more products featuring this beloved Disney Junior character, visit our Doc McStuffins Collection.
From determined politician Padme Amidala to the original rebel princess, Leia Organa, to Rey, this Little Golden Book treasury has them all! Little Golden Book adaptations of seven Star Wars films — the original trilogy, the prequel trilogy, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens — are included, complete with fun retro-style illustrations and text that's suitable for reading aloud or for newly independent readers. May the Force be with you!
Little Angelina Ballerina fans will love having a box set of books just their size! In this collectible, padded box set, you'll find miniature editions of four beloved Angelina Ballerina books: Meet Angelina Ballerina, Angelina Ballerina at Ballet School, Angelina Loves, and Angelina Ballerina Dresses Up. Join Angelina as she enjoys dance lessons, celebrates with her family, and dresses up like a real ballerina. It's the perfect choice for young ballet fans or anyone who's dreamed of twirling onstage!
If you loved the irrepressible Madeline growing up, you’ll love this collection. This beautiful volume includes all six of Ludwig Bemelmans’ Madeline stories, plus an introduction by Anna Quindlen, an essay by Bemelmans about how he created the beloved character, and photographs of Bemelmans’ family. It won’t take much browsing through these beautiful picture books to see why several of the volumes are award winners!
Explore Alaska with Molly of Denali in this five-book I Can Read box set! Intrepid and determined Molly is always ready to help, whether she's finding a lost dog or going blueberry picking. These level 1 I Can Read books are perfect for emerging readers, with simple sentences and familiar words. The set includes five stories: Little Dog Lost, Party Moose, Berry Itchy Day, Crane Song, and A-maze-ing Snow. Plus, kids will love that the box has a Velcro closure and a built-in handle so they can take their books on the go!
Fans of Uni the Unicorn who are ready to read on their own will love this box set of five Step Into Reading books starring their favorite character! In these Step 2 readers, which use basic vocabulary and short sentences to help early readers develop their reading skills and confidence, kids follow Uni on a variety of adventures where kindness, creativity, generosity, and determination win the day. This box set includes copies of Uni Brings Spring, Uni's First Sleepover, Uni Goes to School, Uni Bakes a Cake, and Uni the Unicorn and the Perfect Present.
This box set of popular titles from the best-selling Ordinary People Change the World series features four female heroes: Amelia Earhart, Harriet Tubman, Jane Goodall, and Sacagawea. With its first person perspective and fun cartoon illustrations, Meltzer makes history come to life for children while striking a perfect balance between information and inspiration. Each picture book ends with photos, a timeline, a list of additional resources, and an inspiring quote from each groundbreaking woman who changed the world in her own unique way. For another box set from this series featuring books on Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Abraham Lincoln, and Albert Einstein, check out the Ordinary People Change the World Gift Set.
Amy Wu is exuberant and determined — and when she gets a little tied up in perfectionism, she has supportive family and friends to help her work through it! In the first four books of this delightful series, Amy learns to make delicious bao, crafts a colorful dragon, figures out the best way to welcome a new classmate, and realizes that you don't need a just-right ribbon to learn a Chinese ribbon dance. This collectible box set includes hardcover editions of Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao, Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon, Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome, and Amy Wu and the Ribbon Dance, all in a colorful slip case.
Anna Hibiscus lives in amazing Africa with her mother, her father, her baby twin brothers, and lots and lots of her family. Now, young readers can enjoy eight books about Anna and her world with this appealing collection! From selling oranges to singing for the president, visiting her grandmother in Canada to seeing the village where her grandfather grew up, there are so many adventures for her to explore. This box set includes copies of Anna Hibiscus, Hooray for Anna Hibiscus!, Go Well, Anna Hibiscus, You're Amazing, Anna Hibiscus, Welcome Home, Anna Hibiscus, Have Fun, Anna Hibiscus, Love from Anna Hibiscus, and Good Luck, Anna Hibiscus!, all in a slipcover case.
Inspire young readers with 300 biographies of inspiring women, written in the style of a fairy tale! Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls was a crowd-funding sensation and became a New York Time bestseller. This gift box set contains hardcover copies of both Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2, and Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World, all packed in a reusable case. From Nefertiti to Beyoncé, these women changed the world; now their stories can inspire other girls to do the same.
Fans of the New York Times bestselling series Ordinary People Change the World can now get all 22 volumes in one amazing set! Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos use the stories of real-life activists, artists, scientists, athletes, and more — including 11 trailblazing girls and women — to invite young readers to examine what makes someone a hero, and how their own traits and passions could change the world. With so many empowering stories to discover, every reader will find a role model in this set.
Young readers love the Questioneers from Andrea Beaty and David Roberts! The STEM-loving kids in these stories don't just teach kids about the world around them; they also convey important messages about resilience, persistence, and the power of being yourself. Now, you can get this gift box set including all four of the Questioneers picture books: Iggy Peck, Architect, Rosie Revere, Engineer, Ada Twist, Scientist, and Sofia Valdez, Future Prez. Whether she's new to the series or a long-time fan, she'll love this set. Fans of this series can do their own explorations into architecture, engineering, science, and politics with The Questioneers Big Project Book Collection.
If you'd like to inspire some creativity in your Mighty Girl, check out Peter H. Reynold's Creatrilogy Box Set. After observing how children lose their love of creating visual art, Reynolds wrote this set of books — The Dot, Ish, and Sky Color — to encourage kids to enjoy creativity and artistic expression. Each book urges kids to explore artwork without self-judgement, whether they're making their first mark on the page, struggling with "getting it right," or seeking inspiration beyond the expected. This set will inspire any child who loves art or who worries that her art isn't good enough.
Eloise is a classic Mighty Girl character, and now her stories are available in this impressive collection. This set collects The Absolutely Essential Eloise, Eloise in Paris, Eloise at Christmastime, and Eloise in Moscow — so young readers can follow all of the adventures of the irrepressible 6-year-old resident of New York City's Plaza Hotel! And for older Eloise fans, there's now a Ready-to-Read collection, the Eloise Collector's Set, issued for the character's 60th anniversary and suitable for newly independent readers ages 4 to 7.
My First Series: Chapter Book Box Sets
Once kids start reading independently, box sets get to be even more fun — who wants to wait to read the next adventure of a favorite character? These box sets are perfect for younger elementary-aged kids or for kids on the verge of reading, who can start the series as read-alouds and then finish it by reading to Mom or Dad!
Eva Wingdale is a busy little owl who sometimes gets herself in over her head! Whether she's volunteering to plan a spring festival all by herself, founding a Secret Wedding Planners club, or welcoming a new owl at school — and dealing with friendship jealousy along the way — Eva is always ready to learn a bit more about teamwork, perseverance, and hard work. Written as Eva's diary, with owl-dorable illustrations throughout, this series will delight young readers who are ready for their first chapter books. This boxed set includes paperback editions of books 1 to 5 in the Owl Diaries series: Eva's Treetop Festival, Eva Sees a Ghost, A Woodland Wedding, Eva and the New Owl, and Warm Hearts Day.
Enjoy the first six adventures in the best-selling early chapter book series The Princess in Black! Magnolia is a perfectly proper princess... most of the time. But when the Monster Alarm sounds, she transforms into her alter ego, the Princess in Black, and heads out to defend the kingdom — with a combination of martial-arts moves and clever problem solving. In fact, with her monster-fighting friends by her side, there's no situation she can't handle! This box set includes the first six books from this beloved series: The Princess in Black, The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party, The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde, The Princess in Black Takes A Vacation, The Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate, and The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare.
Oh, Mercy! Fans of Kate DiCamillo's irrepressible pig will love this book collection featuring the first six of Mercy's adventures, from foiling a robber to squeezing into a tutu. Mercy loves treats, buttered toast, and fun, and between the three, she has plenty of wacky stories to share with young readers. With large text and lots of pictures, but an early chapter book-style layout, this is the perfect series for young readers who are eager to try their hand at longer books.
Sophie Mouse is an exuberant young mouse who's always ready for an adventure in Silverlake Forest with her friends — even when it means befriending someone different, overcoming obstacles, or trying something new. This sweet and cozy chapter book series, with charming illustrations on almost every page, is the perfect first series for emerging readers — and now, you can get the first ten books in this collectible paperback boxed set! The set includes This set includes A New Friend, The Emerald Berries, Forget-Me-Not Lake, Looking for Winston, The Maple Festival, Winter’s No Time to Sleep!, The Clover Curse, A Surprise Visitor, The Great Big Paw Print, and It’s Raining, It’s Pouring, all in a colorful slip case. For new readers or long-time fans, it's a great way to fill your shelf with Sophie!
The internationally bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series pays tribute to groundbreaking women of science in this hardcover gift set! In this collection, kids will meet Ada Lovelace, Amelia Earhart and Marie Curie, three very different women whose contributions to science still resonate today. In each title, stylish illustrations and engaging text encourage kids to learn more about these women — and to dream big about their own futures. For more boxed sets from this series, check out these ones focused on Women in Art, Music Stars, and Inspiring Writers.
When Jane Tabby gives birth to her little of four kittens — who she names Thelma, Roger, James, and Harriet — she's startled to see they all have wings! But, she thinks, the wings are a blessing: they should let her babies fly away from the dangerous city and find a safer home in the country. In this charming classic series by Ursula K. Le Guin, young readers will follow the feline family to the country and back home again as they make new friends, discover a lost sibling, visit their mother in the city, and strike out on their own adventures. This whimsical paperback box set includes all four books: Catwings, Catwings Return, Wonderful Alexander and the Catwings, and Jane on Her Own.
The Little People, BIG DREAMS series celebrates three women from the world of art with this box gift set! Frida Kahlo, Coco Chanel, and Audrey Hepburn each had to overcome tremendous obstacles in order to bring their points of view to the world; now, young readers can learn about them and be inspired for their own futures. Each title features stylish illustrations, perfect for drawing young readers into the story. For three more inspiring box sets from this fun series, check out Women in Science, Music Stars, and Inspiring Writers.
Violet Mackerel is a little girl with big ideas — and a lot of theories! Whether she's knitting an unusual project, digging for fossils, feeding ladybugs, or even getting her tonsils out, she has a theory for everything — and a can-do, empathetic spirit that helps her turn theory into practice. This box set includes four of Violet's outside-the-box stories, which are sure to be a hit with kids who are ready for early, picture-heavy chapter books.
In She Persisted and She Persisted Around the World, Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger gave young readers a look at 26 inspiring, diverse, and tenacious women. Now, the two books are available packaged together in this box set to share with feminists of all ages! This set includes hardcover editions of both books with a slipcover case, making it the perfect gift set for all the kids who are ready to take on the world and change it for the better.
Charlotte Perkins — Lottie to her friends! — is seven years old, and she's got some big dreams. After all, she can't wait to grow up and discover the perfect career! First, she experiments with what it's like to be a movie star — lights, camera, action! Then, she wonders if ballet would be more her thing, especially the glittery tutu and sparkly tiara. Next, she decides to give being a pop star a try... or maybe fashion design would be the perfect career. Every week brings something new, but that's just part of the fun! This box set of the first four books in the series, which features exuberant text by Australian author Katrina Nannestad and appealing illustrations by the talented Makoto Koji, is sure to inspire some career exploration in young readers.
Join detective Nancy Drew and her friends in this clever early chapter book series that gets you looking for clues! Help Nancy, Bess, and George by grabbing some paper and jotting down important details, your personal theories, and possible solutions as you read. With ten different books to enjoy, it's the perfect choice for budding sleuths! This paperback box set includes the first ten books in the series: Pool Party Puzzler, Last Lemonade Standing, A Star Witness, Big Top Flop, Movie Madness, Pets on Parade, Candy Kingdom Chaos, World Record Mystery, Springtime Crime, and Boo Crew.
Heidi Heckelbeck has a special secret: she's a witch! But that doesn't mean she gets to skip school, so during her time at Brewster Elementary, she enjoys perfectly normal, day-to-day activities, just like any kid. Of course, when the occasion calls for it, she sometimes pulls out her Book of Spells to see if she can give things a little nudge... With fun stories, easy-to-read language, and engaging pictures, this early chapter book series is sure to be a hit.
Karen, little step-sister of Kristy from The Baby-Sitters Club, is always ready for some adventures... even if she makes a few mistakes along the way! In this graphic novel version of the Baby-Sitters Little Sister books, Katy Farina expertly adapts Ann M. Martin's original novels, capturing all of Karen's exuberance and determination. This box set includes the first four volumes in the series, Karen's Witch, Karen's Roller Skates, Karen's Worst Day, and Karen's Kittycat Club, perfect for Karen's fans — or those meeting her for the first time.
Kate, Mia, Lainey, and Gabby are all very different — but they all dream of meeting a real fairy. And then suddenly they find themselves whisked of to Pixie Hollow, the home of Tinker Bell! At first they're delighted, but in Pixie Hollow, the four girls are just Clumsies who don't belong. And when Kate jealously steals a handful of pixie dust, the girls wonder if they'll ever make it home. Even if they do, can they really forget the magic of the fairies, or do they dare continue their adventures between the worlds? This box set includes the first four volumes of this magical early chapter book series: In a Blink, The Space Between, A Dandelion Wish, and From the Mist.
Following the relaunch of the Judy Moody series with a MOOD-tastic look, this boxed set brings together the new editions of the first dozen beloved stories, complete with colorful box art by Peter H. Reynolds! Judy Moody is an exuberant and opinionated third-grade whose many moods have entertained millions of kids. Now, this colorful, RARE boxed set follows her from her bad moods to solving mysteries to becoming a mood martian. She's sure to delight both old fans and new readers! Don't forget to add the latest additions to the series, Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party, Judy Moody, Book Quiz Whiz, and Judy Moody: In A Monday Mood.
The Questioneers are all here in this fun 4-book boxed set of their illustrated chapter book adventures! Meet Rosie Revere, a budding engineer; Ada Twist, a curious scientist; Iggy Peck, a would-be architect; and Sofia Valdez, an up-and-coming activist. Originally introduced in a series of picture books by Andrea Beaty, newly independent readers can now follow along with their adventures in this series. This box set includes hardcover copies of Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters, Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants, Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion, and Sofia Valdez and the Vanishing Vote.
Amy, Ellie, Liz, and Marion love animals — so they found the Critter Club, a rescue shelter that helps animals in need in their California town! But it's not easy to take care of a wide variety of animals while also handling all the challenges faced by typical 8-year-olds, including handling friendships, going to school, and more. Fortunately, they can always lean on one another to help them through! Simple language and illustrations on most pages make this the perfect choice for animal-loving emerging readers. This box set includes the first four books of the series: Amy and the Missing Puppy, All About Ellie, Liz Learns a Lesson, and Marion Takes a Break.
Judith Viorst's cantankerous Lulu gets a box set all her own! From her four-day temper tantrum over wanting a brontosaurus for her birthday, to her dog-walking endeavor that requires her to work with the infuriatingly helpful neighborhood goody-goody, Fleischman, to the arrival of a much UNwanted little sister, readers will giggle at the obstinate Lulu's misadventures (and maybe the occasional bit of character growth. This box set includes Lulu and the Brontosaurus, Lulu Walks The Dogs, Lulu's Mysterious Mission, and Lulu Is Getting A Sister.
Fans of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls will love this set of chapter books celebrating inspiring women! This hardcover boxes set includes five books that explore the life and times of computer pioneer Ada Lovelace, inventor and entrepreneur Madam C. J. Walker, scientist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Wangari Maathai, trailblazing mountaineer Junko Tabei, and visionary dancer Alicia Alonso. With full-color illustrations by female artists and activities that encourage kids to expore each woman's field, these chapter books are sure to spark young readers' imaginations.
Grace Stewart is a lovable third grader facing all of the challenges of elementary school, from misguided efforts to help a neighbor to jealousy over friendships to a desperate desire to prove she's responsible enough for a REAL pet. In this boxed set, kids can follow Grace and her friends as she tackles the highs, the lows, and the just plain funny moments of life. Plus, for fans of the series, you can also get the second box set, Just Grace Again!, which includes books four to six.
Five times the mysteries and five times the fun are here in this collection of Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew, the Nancy Drew reimagining for early readers! These early chapter books are perfect for young mystery fans: just exciting and suspenseful enough, and with intriguing scenarios and fun vocabulary. And if she loves these books, you can check out our Nancy Drew Collection for more products featuring the female sleuth, including some of the original volumes.
Follow the adventures of Zoey and her cat Sassafras with this wrapped paperback set of the first six books in this fun chapter book series! Zoey has a special secret: she can see magical animals, who come to her when they need help. In each story, which are filled with whimsical illustrations on nearly every page, Zoey meets a new animal and figures out how to solve their problem using the scientific method. Whether she's researching a topic, conducting experiments, or puzzling out a mystery with her trusty Thinking Goggles, Zoey's stories are the perfect mix of mystery, magic, and science! Don't forget to add the latest volumes in the series, Grumplets and Pests, Bips and Roses, and Wishypoofs and Hiccups.
Dory is a little kid with a BIG imagination — and it takes her to exciting and amazing places! This charming early chapter book series gets its own box set with this edition that collects paperback copies of the first four books in the series, Dory Fantasmagory chapter book series. This box set includes paperback editions of Dory Fantasmagory, The Real True Friend, Dory Dory Black Sheep, and Head in the Clouds. Kids can follow along as Dory looks for playmates, meets a like-minded friend, deals with struggles at school, and even gets her first loose tooth! For more books from the series, visit our Dory Fantasmagory Collection.
Kids have giggled at literal-minded Amelia Bedelia's misunderstandings for years! Now, in this 10-book box set, Amelia gets imagined as a young girl whose adventures with family and friends get thrown off by her little slips, whether she's saving money for a bike, going on a road trip, or adding a four-legged furry family member. Fortunately, good-natured Amelia is always able to straighten things out in the end! The end of each book includes a "two ways to say it" section that provides a guide to the idioms in the story, so it's a great option for building kids' repertoire of sayings, too!
Third grader, science lover, and inventor extraordinaire Ada Lace is determined to solve all the mysteries in her neighborhood! With her quirky (and somewhat credulous) best friend Nina, she is always ready to use her ever-growing collection of gadgets and her knowledge of observation, math, and the scientific method to sort truth from falsehood and fact from fiction. This six-book chapter book collection by Emily Calandrelli, host of Emily's Wonder Lab, includes Ada Lace, on the Case, Ada Lace Sees Red, Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader, Ada Lace and the Impossible Mission, Ada Lace and the Suspicious Artist, and Ada Lace Gets Famous.
Meet Ivy and Bean, two friends who never meant to like each other — but sometimes, the people most different from us are the ones we get along with best! Whether it's playing tricks on the babysitter, doing good deeds that turn bad, or scheming to get out of ballet class, their adventures always include plenty of fun and a few surprises. This box set includes paperback editions of the first three books in this popular series, perfect for both old fans and new readers. Plus, there's even a special treasure-hiding box included — with a secret inside!
Across the world and throughout history, women have been the leaders and dreamers that drove civilization forward! This gift set includes both of Vashti Harrison's best-selling books, Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History and Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World, each featuring capsule bios and charming illustrations of 40 trailblazing women, from pilots to inventors, artists to politicians, scientists to actviists. Also included in the set is an exclusive print signed by Harrison, the perfect wall decor for any fan of this inspiring series!
Meet the inimitable Ramona Quimby in this box set that collects the first four books of the series! This collection includes paperback editions of Beezus and Ramona, Ramona the Pest, Ramona the Brave, and Ramona and Her Father. Although things don't always go smoothly despite Ramona's good intentions, she stays optimistic, confident that the people who love her will help her get through any challenge. For more of the series, check out The Ramona Collection, Volume 2 or the Ramona Quimby Box Set which includes the entire series.
Clementine is a spunky, unforgettable third grade girl, and the first three books of her “spectacularful” series are now available in this fun box set. And while Clementine can seem irrepressible, sometimes the ideas that "sproing up" in her brain lead to misunderstandings — or outright trouble! With the perfect combination of real-life challenges and just the right amount of humor, Clementine is sure to become a close literary friend.
This young mad scientist is determined to take over the world — but before she does, she'll have to perfect her methods! This imaginative (if a bit maniacal) girl explores areas from cloning to time travel over the course of the first ten laugh-out-loud books in this series, collected in this fun box set. Plentiful illustrations make this series a treat for young readers, and they'll giggle to see the predicaments Franny gets herself into! Throughout it all, they'll appreciate that it's Franny's intelligence and ingenuity that saves the day.
When BFFs Lauren, Emelyn, Myka, and Ruby start volunteering at a local dog shelter, they create a plan to get the older dogs into forever homes — and The Invincible Girls Club is born! The first five books of this beloved, empowering chapter book series is available in this box set. As the friends combat bullying at school, prove that girls belong on the sports field, learn to make a quilt together, and go on a camping trip, they also grow their bonds and discover that they can always rely on one another. This paperback boxed set includes Home Sweet Forever Home, Art with Heart, Back to Nature, Quilting a Legacy, and Recess All-Stars.
Annabelle Doll is eight years old — and has been for over 100 years! And when she teams up with Tiffany Funcraft from the modern Funcraft family, there are sure to be adventures. Kids will love the excitement and adventure as Annabelle and Tiffany explore the world and solve long-mysterious disappearances... all while avoiding the peril of ending up in Permanent Doll State as regular, non-living dolls. As an added bonus, this box set includes two paper dolls for playtime when reading is done.
It’s a rare adult woman today who doesn’t remember reading at least one of the Pippi Longstocking books! Astrid Lindgren’s three books featuring Pippi are now available in this collected volume, with all new artwork by Michael Chesworth. In addition to the beloved stories, Pippi Longstocking, Pippi Goes on Board, and Pippi in the South Seas, there’s also new information about Lindgren’s life and how she created these unique stories.
Enjoy the first three of irrepressible Clarice Bean's adventures with this box set! In Utterly Me, Clarice Bean, Clarice solves a mystery like her fictional hero, Ruby Redfort, when her best friend — and a silver trophy for the class prize — go missing. In Clarice Bean Spells Trouble, a spelling bee has Clarice's stomach in knots... until her classmate Karl Wrenbury has a big problem that turns her focus to helping out. And in Clarice Bean, Don't Look Now, Clarice wrestles with worries until she realizes she can handle anything life can throw at her. Relatable and fun, these illustrated chapter books are sure to be a hit with young readers.
The Whole Story: Box Sets for Tweens and Teens
By the time you’re buying books for tweens and teens, stories are getting more complex, with themes and characters that carry throughout, often meaning that individual volumes don’t stand alone as well as the books for younger girls. That makes box sets an even better option, since the Mighty Girls in your life can now follow the story from start to finish with one collection.
Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books have introduced boys and girls to life in the 1800s for years, and now, all nine books are available in one collection. Follow Laura from the Big Woods at five years old, to her marriage and the birth of her daughter, who would later help her mother publish these classic children’s novels. It’s the perfect way to share a remarkable piece of history with a very personal point of view. A set of the first four novels is also available.
Barb is a Berzerker, one of the group of warriors that's sworn to protect the land of Bailiwick from the monsters that constantly threaten the land. But when they come face to face with Witch Head, he manages to trick the Zerks and captures them all... except for Barb. She and her trusty yeti pal Porkchop manage to slip away with Witch Head's Shadow Blade in hand. Now, she has to figure out how to free her fellow warriors, defeat Witch Head, and save Bailiwick once and for all! This laugh-out-loud, action-packed graphic novel series is now available in a box set that collects the first three volumes: Barb the Last Berzerker, Barb and the Ghost Blade, and Barb and the Battle for Bailiwick.
Join Zita and friends on a wild spacefaring adventure with this box set that collects all three of the Zita the Spacegirl graphic novels! After her best friend is abducted by aliens — and she dives to the rescue — Zita finds herself on a new planet, full of mysterious planets, strange cultures, and plenty of twists and turns. This set collects all three books — Zita the Spacegirl, Legends of Zita the Spacegirl, and The Return of Zita the Spacegirl — plus an exclusive poster by bestselling author-illustrator Ben Hatke. Don't forget to check out Zita's latest adventure in Mighty Jack and Zita the Spacegirl, too!
Meet Roz the robot and her animal friends in this bestselling series about what happens when technology and nature collide! In The Wild Robot, when robot Roz opens her eyes for the first time, she discovers that she is alone on a remote, wild island. She has no idea what her purpose is — but she knows she needs to survive. In The Wild Robot Escapes, Roz has been reprogrammed to follow the orders of humans, but desperately misses her animal friends and island home. Fortunately, she has a few human allies who may be able to help her get back to her island home! Finally, in The Wild Robot Protects, a poison tide threatens Roz's peaceful wilderness home, sending her on a quest to stop the threat... without resorting to violence. This gorgeous box set includes hardcover editions of The Wild Robot, The Wild Robot Escapes, and The Wild Robot Protects.
12-year-old Elle Deluca stands out — literally — thanks to her six-foot-tall height. Her basketball team thinks that will make her the perfect center, but Elle's not so sure. Even once she discovers a love of the game, she struggles with balancing that with her other passions, and with the weight of expectations people lay on her shoulders. WNBA MVP, Olympic gold medalist, and global ambassador to the Special Olympics Elena Delle Donne's five-book series is now available in this box set, full of hope and heart, which collects Elle of the Ball, Full-Court Press, Out of Bounds, Digging Deep, and Swish.
Leap into the world of Poppy Pendle with this collection of all four books in the series! In a world where the power of a witch is coveted, and witches work for good, these four girls have to find their own path — even when that means defying expectation, believing in themselves, and fighting for what matters most to them. Part magic, part adventure, and wholly delicious, each spirited story includes recipes or crafts to try at home! This collection includes paperback editions of The Power of Poppy Pendle, The Courage of Cat Campbell, The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel, and The Daring of Della Dupree.
When Phoebe is skipping rocks across a pond one day, she's shocked when she accidentally hits... a unicorn! To her surprise, this feat earns her one wish, which she uses to require Marigold Heavenly Nostrils to be her friend. Having a unicorn as a friend is just as awesome as Phoebe had hoped, and together they have some hilarious adventures — but their bond also provides a special connection between the previously lonely girl and unicorn that reminds each of them that they are something special. Full of humor and heart, this fun box set includes the first four graphic novels in the series, Phoebe and Her Unicorn, Unicorn on a Roll, Unicorn vs. Goblins, and Razzle Dazzle Unicorn.
At Miss Cackle's Academy, Mildred Hubble is the Worst Witch! From the day that she enters the school (and accidentally makes an enemy of Ethel, the teacher's pet) nothing goes right... but even when she's planning to run away, she won't leave the school in peril. And as her adventures continue, the Worst Witch manages to prove that just because spells don't come naturally to her doesn't mean she can't be the hero! This box set includes paperback editions of The Worst Witch, The Worst Witch Strikes Again, A Bad Spell For The Worst Witch; The Worst Witch All At Sea; The Worst Witch Saves The Day; The Worst Witch To The Rescue; and The Worst Witch And The Wishing Star.
When soccer-loving Devin moves from Connecticut to California, her new soccer team isn't quite what she'd hoped it would be. Fortunately, the fun, friendly players just need a little guidance and leadership to enjoy the best that soccer has to offer! This popular series, written by star soccer player Alex Morgan, is now available in a complete paperback set that collects all twelve of the Kicks' adventures: Saving the Team, Sabotage Season, Win or Lose, Hat Trick, Shaken Up, Settle the Score, Under Pressure, In the Zone, Choosing Sides, Switching Goals, Homecoming, and Fans in the Stands. This empowering series reminds young readers that team sports are about a lot more than whether you win or lose!
Fans of Nat's adventures in the Nat Enough series can now get all three of these popular graphic novels in one box set! Nat is busy navigating the changing relationships of middle school, from friendships to crushes... but the toughest thing of all sometimes is to build a strong relationship with yourself. This set includes paperback editions of all three books in the series: Nat Enough, Forget Me Nat, and Absolutely Nat, perfect for kids who need a reminder that they're more than enough, just as they are.
Frida Kahlo, Anne Frank, and Emmeline Pankhurst are just a few of the fantastically great women you'll meet in this box set! Kate Pankhurst's best-selling Fantastically Great Women series introduces young readers to inspiring, brilliant women, and now three volumes are available in a box set that's packed with stories of go-getters and rabble-rousers in every field. This set includes Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World featuring 13 women who helped shaped the world we live in; Fantastically Great Women Who Made History, featuring 14 inspirational women who put their mark on the world, and Fantastically Great Women Who Worked Wonders, featuring 13 go-getting women who put their talents to work changing the world. It's an empowering introduction to both famous and little-known history-makers!
Effie expected a lot of changes when she had to move in with her aunts in Brooklyn... but she didn't expect to learn that she was a witch! This collection of the first three graphic novels of the Witches of Brooklyn series is full of magical adventure. In Witches of Brooklyn, Effie learns about her family's magical heritage. In What the Hex?, a new girl at school makes Effie insecure... and she wonders if magic could help. And in S'More Magic, Effie has to learn new magic and make new friends while she's away at summer camp! With fun illustrations and a delightful combination of fantasy with real-life challenges, this collection celebrates the power we have to make a difference.
History is full of young people who rocked the world! In this box set, you'll learn about dozens of people who made a difference before turning twenty. In Girls Who Rocked the World you'll meet 46 inspiring girls and young women, while More Girls Who Rocked the World introduces 45 more. This box set includes both volumes, plus the companion volume Boys Who Rocked The World. Each book also includes stories of real-life teens in today's world who continue to prove that you don't have to be an adult to change the world!
All three of Grace Lin's spectacular fantasy novels inspired by Chinese folklore are now available in a beautiful gift set! In Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, Minli's seeks out her father's folk tales in hopes of changing her family's fortune, only to discover an unexpected answer to her dreams. In Starry River of the Sky, Rendi is the only villager who notices the missing moon — until a mysterious lady arrives with the gift of storytelling, and slowly transforms the villagers and Rendi himself. Finally, in When the Sea Turned to Silver, soldiers of the Emperor kidnap Pinmei's grandmother, so Pinmei goes on a quest to find the Luminous Stone That Lights the Night and save Pinmei's grandmother — before it's too late.... Stunning full-color illustrations and fascinating characters make this a stand-out trilogy.
No matter what happens, the Penderwicks sisters know they can always count upon each other! In this nostalgic series full of breezy humor, these sisters find adventure wherever they are — whether it's rambling through a large estate in The Penderwicks, rescuing their father from the horrors of dating in The Penderwicks on Gardam Street, running into both welcome and unwelcome surprises in The Penderwicks in Spring, figuring out how the dynamic shifts when one of them is away in The Penderwicks at Point Mouette, or returning to where it all began for a special family wedding in The Penderwicks At Last. Kids will love this light, fun read featuring a bustling, loving family.
Emily Windsnap is half-human, half-mermaid, and the moment she discovers her true heritage, she's off on a series of underwater adventures! But there are dangers that Emily, who was raised as a human, isn't prepared for in the world of the merpeople — and when she makes mistakes, the consequences can be enormous. Fortunately, she has good friends to help her find her way. This beautiful collection includes the first six books from the Emily Windsnap series in paperback editions. For more books in the series, visit our Emily Windsnap Collection.
Celebrate Nancy Drew's 90th anniversary with this box set featuring the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh take on the iconic teen sleuth! The Nancy Drew Diaries cast Nancy and her friends in a modern setting, with thrilling new mysteries to solve. This box set features the first ten books in the series, all with beautifully redesigned coves only available in this set. From the Alaskan wilderness to election day sabotage, kids will love following Nancy's adventures! This set includes Curse of the Arctic Star, Strangers on a Train, Mystery of the Midnight Rider, Once Upon a Thriller, Sabotage at Willow Woods, Secret at Mystic Lake, The Phantom of Nantucket, The Magician’s Secret, The Clue at Black Creek Farm, and A Script for Danger.
Venture into Oz, the mysterious and magical world of witches and wizards, scarecrows and mechanical men, and much more! The cherished American fairy tale series is now available in a complete set of paperbacks From the moment Dorothy set foot on the Yellow Brick Road, readers were hooked. Fifteen books later, there was a whole world full of unique characters to explore — and many of them are Mighty Girls. This set compiles all fifteen books into five paperback volumes, so fans of Oz can read the whole thing from beginning to end.
Introduce a new generation to the classic stories of the girl detective with this stunning box set of books 1 to 4 of the original series! The first four books — The Secret of the Old Clock, The Hidden Staircase, The Bungalow Mystery, and The Mystery at Lilac Inn — are all here in beautiful new hardcover reissues with new cover artwork that refers back to the era of the original stories, giving kids a great introduction to Nancy, Bess, and George and their mystery-solving exploits. For more Nancy Drew-related items, visit our Nancy Drew Collection.
Meet the March sisters — and follow them through their lives — in this beautiful box set of Louisa May Alcott's classic novels! Set in the midst of the Civil War, Little Women introduces Meg, Beth, Jo, and Amy, and their mother Marmee, as they keep the family together while their father is away fighting. Then, follow the sisters as they go out on their own in Good Wives, watch Jo open a school for boys in Little Men, and take their story to a close in Jo's Boys. This colorful four-book, unabridged box set is perfect for sharing this American classic with a new generation.
Fans of this bestselling author Gail Carson Levine will love this collection, which includes The Two Princesses of Bamarre, Fairest, and the Newberry Honor-winning Ella Enchanted. With unique takes on classic tropes from fairy tales and folktales, and heroines who dare to defy the roles set out for them, these fantasy novels are sure to be a hit with your Mighty Girl.
From the moment a mysterious woman appears at Number Seventeen Cherry-Tree Lane to take a position as a nanny, there's a little magic in the air! Only Mary Poppins can slide up a banister and turn a chalk drawing into a day at the park. This set collects four Mary Poppins adventures, Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, and Mary Poppins in the Park, in paperback editions, perfect for both old and new fans. For more products featuring this popular character, visit our Mary Poppins Collection.
Introduce a new generation to the Baby-Sitters Club with this brand-new retro collection! This set features books 1-6, Kristy's Great Idea, Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls, The Truth About Stacey, Mary Anne Saves the Day, Dawn and the Impossible Three, and Kristy's Big Day, all with their original covers. All six books come in a fantastic BSC tin case. It's a great gift option for new — or old — fans of the series! There's also a second set, The Baby-Sitters Club Retro Set 2, with six more titles to enjoy. For graphic novel adaptations of some of these popular novels, visit our The Baby-Sitters Club Collection.
Best friends best friends Sophie and Agatha are excited to start at the School for Good and Evil, where they'll learn to be fairy-tale heroes or villains. Sophie is sure her pink ruffles and glass slippers make her a natural choice for Good, while Agatha assumes her taste for black and her wicked cat means she belongs in Evil... but when they're assigned, they are shocked to discover that their fortunes are reversed. The change means re-evaluating who they imagined themselves to be, making new alliances and traveling unexpected paths. Four paperback volumes of this best-selling series with all new covers are collected in this set, and readers will love watching Sophie and Agatha find new definitions of Happily Ever After.
Fans of award-winning creators Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham's best-selling Friends series will love this box set with all three graphic memoirs! In Real Friends, Shannon struggles with a clique called The Group, trying to figure out if she's in... or out. In Best Friends, Shannon's friendship with the most popular girl in school should be the key to social success, but is it worth it if everyone has to like the same things? And in Friends Forever, Shannon's closer to figuring herself out — but no closer to being happy. It's time for her to determine who she really wants to be. This box set includes paperback copies of all three of these best-selling graphic novels about navigating middle school relationships and becoming your authentic self.
When 11-year-old Olive moves into a crumbling mansion, she makes a startling discovery: she can travel into the house's eerie paintings! But the world of Elsewhere has its own dangers, and when Olive accidentally frees the dangerous witch Annabelle, she'll have to muster all her courage to learn more about this world's magical origins, keep the real world safe from its denizens, and face her fears and limitations in a final confrontation where Olive realizes that the price of protecting her home might mean the destruction of Elsewhere... forever. This set includes all five of the Books of Elsewhere: The Shadows, Spellbound, The Second Spy, The Strangers, and Still Life.
Join Katie the Catsitter and her 217 out-of-the-ordinary cat friends in this box set collecting the first two volumes of this irresistible graphic novel series! After Katie takes a job catsitting for her mysterious upstairs neighbor Madeline, she realizes that there's more to the cats (and Madeline) than she thought. Before she knows what's happening, she's a superhero sidekick... and also trying to juggle school, friendships, and learning a few cool skateboarding tricks. With laugh-out-loud antics combined with realistic struggles with the changes of middle school, this graphic novel series will delight fans of Raina Telgemeier and Svetlana Chmakova. This box set includes Katie the Catsitter and Katie the Catsitter: Best Friends for Never.
Twelve-year-old Sophie has never quite fit in, and she's always had to conceal a big secret: she's a Telepath. When she meets a mysterious boy named Fitz, she learns that she literally doesn't belong where she is, because she's actually an elf living in the human world. But while returning to the elf world answers some of her questions, others linger...including where she really came from and why she can't remember her past. This box set collects paperbacks of the first five volumes of the series, Keeper of the Lost Cities, Exile, Everblaze, Neverseen, and Lodestar. For the remaining books in the series, check out Nightfall, Flashback, and Legacy, plus the extra special installment Unlocked which alternates between Sophie and Keefe’s perspectives and includes plenty of fun bonus information!
Fans of Victoria Jamieson's graphic novels can now get them packaged together in this slipcase set! In Roller Girl, 12-year-old Astrid begins the most difficult summer of her life as she struggles to keep up with the older girls at roller derby camp, hang on to the friend she feels slipping away, and cautiously embark on a new friendship. Meanwhile, in All's Faire in Middle School, eleven-year-old Imogene (Impy), who has grown up with two parents working at the Renaissance Faire, discovers it's not easy to act like a noble knight-in-training in middle school — especially after years being homeschooled. She'll need to prove her bravery by doing what's right — and being proud of who she is. These hilarious, authentic, and empowering graphic novels are the perfect gift choice for middle grade readers.
When 12-year-old hacker Sara Martinez breaks into the New York foster care system to prove her foster parents are breaking the law, she expects to be hailed as a hero — and instead, she's threatened with years in detention. Then Mother, a British spy, shows up with an offer: not only can she get Sara out of jail, but she can also offer her a position with the City Spies, a secret MI6 agency that trains kids with special abilities, allowing them to go where adult spies can't. In the first three books of the City Spies series, kids will follow their pulse-pounding adventures... and discover that being a spy is easier when you learn to trust and rely on your team! This box set includes hardcover copies of City Spies, Golden Gate, and Forbidden City, all in a gorgeous slipcover case.
Little people have some big adventures in Mary Norton's classic series The Borrowers! Pod, Homily, and their daughter Arriety are miniature people who "borrow" what they need from the giant "human beans" who live around them — everything from matchboxes for dressers to postage stamps for artwork. But after Pod is spotted by a human boy, the Borrowers' lives change forever. These charming stories have been favorites for many, and were even adapted into the Studio Ghibli film The Secret World of Arrietty. This beautiful volume collects all of the Borrowers books and stories, perfect for both old and new fans. To check out just the first volume, see The Borrowers.
Fans of Kayla Miller's Click graphic novels will love this box set that brings together all four of Olive's adventures! In Click, Olive struggles with worries about friendships after all her friends form groups for the school variety show... without her. In Camp, Olive and Willow figure summer camp together will be the best summer ever — but when Willow struggles to form connections and latches onto Olive, their friendship is tested to its limits. In Act, Olive's desire to fight for fair policies at her school means she'll have to run for student council against two of her friends. And in Clash, Olive doesn't know what to do when new kid Natasha starts pushing her to the fringes of her friend group, but realizes that just because she and Natasha will never click doesn't mean they have to clash, either. This hardcover box set is perfect for both long-time and new fans of these fun and meaningful stories.
When 14-year-old Violet Baudelaire's parents are killed in a fire, she and her younger siblings Klaus and Sunny find themselves on the doorstep of their murderous relative, Count Olaf. Olaf, it turns out, is more interested in Violet's inheritance, the massive Baudelaire fortune, than he is in the children — he even tries to force Violet to marry him so he can claim it! As the Baudelaire children manage to evade Olaf's machinations, they also discover that he — and their parents — were connected to a mysterious organizations called the V.F.D. But can they discover the truth in time to save themselves? This massive set contains all thirteen books in the series, from The Bad Beginning to The End.
Dive into Raina Telgemeier's three graphic memoirs with this box set! From the moment kids read about her injury to her front teeth — and subsequent dental drama — in Smile, they were hooked. Raina's story continued as she struggled to build a relationship between a much-wanted sister who turned out to be very different from her expectations in Sisters. Finally, in Guts, Raina discovers her stomach troubles have both physical and emotional causes — and learns that there's nothing wrong with drawing on therapy to help you work through the tough times. Perfect for both longtime and new fans, this box set highlights Telgemeier's distinctive art style and pitch-perfect combination of hilarity, middle school drama, and real-life lessons.
With World War II raging, three tween girls — Josie, Akiko, and Mae — are chosen to crack codes for the government as part of a top-secret organization. In their off time, they bond over their love of superheroes, particularly courageous women heroes like Hauntima, Zenobia, and Hopscotch. And then, in a flash, they find themselves transformed into the youngest superheroes in town — and on a mission to save their country from Nazi spy plots. This collection includes paperback editions of all three books in the series, Cape, Mask, and Boots, all in a colorful slipcover.
All seven full-color paperback editions of The Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels are now available in this great box set from Graphix. Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, Stacey, and Dawn are The Baby-sitters Club! Whatever comes up — cranky toddlers, huge dogs, scary neighbors, prank calls — you can count on them to save the day. These graphic adaptations by Raina Telgemeier and Gale Galligan are sure to delight both old and new fans of the Baby-Sitters Club.
12-year-old Abigail's botched escape from boarding school leads to a shocking discovery: her school is really a training ground for future spies, and her missing mother is their top agent! In this rollicking, mystery-filled series, readers follow Abigail as she gets her basic spy training, takes on her first mission, and learns the importance of working as a team... particularly when saving the world is at stake. This box set includes all three books in the series: Mrs. Smith's Spy School for Girls, Power Play, and Double Cross, perfect for fans of Abigail and her friends' world-traveling, action-packing adventures!
In One Crazy Summer, P.S. Be Eleven, and Gone Crazy in Alabama, middle grade readers fell in love with the Gaither sisters — and now the whole series is available in this box set! Eleven-year-old Delphine and her younger sisters, Vonetta and Fern are growing up in the one of the most turbulent periods of recent American history, the 1960s. As they grow — and visit family all over the country — they also learn about the power of family and discover the depths of their own strength. This box set is a great addition to any library and the perfect choice for fans of The Gaither Sisters series.
Inside gated woods, the mysterious and magical world of Fablehaven follows its own set of rules — rules which are enforced by Kendra and Seth's grandfather. But when the rules are broken, Kendra and Seth have to learn the ways of this new world quickly and find the courage to step in against powerful, dangerous forces. The box set includes paperback editions of all five of the Fablehaven books, covering Kendra and Seth's story from their first experience of Fablehaven to their desperate quest to prevent the Demon King Gorgrog from escaping his prison. This exciting fantasy series is sure to be a hit.
After tragedy strikes their family, Emily and Navin’s mother Karen decides to move the family to their great-grandfather’s house in the little town of Norlen. The locals believe the house is haunted, but the family discounts the rumors — until Karen is kidnapped by a monster! Emily and Navin discover they will have to follow her into another world if they want to reunite their family. Along the way, Emily discovers a stone amulet and learns that she has powers she didn’t know she possessed. This box set collects the first eight volumes of this popular and critically-acclaimed graphic novel series.
Go beyond A Wrinkle In Time with this two-volume box set featuring all eight of Madeleine L'Engle's Kairos novels! This set includes A Wrinkle in Time (including never before seen deleted passages), A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, and Many Waters — featuring Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and her friend Calvin — as well as the quartet featuring Meg and Calvin's daughter Polly, The Arm of the Starfish, Dragons in the Waters, A House Like A Lotus, and An Acceptable Time.
Indomitable redhead Anne Shirley from Green Gables, PEI, Canada, has been a favorite of girls everywhere since its publication in the early 1900s. With this set, you can follow her story from start to finish! From Anne’s time in Avonlea, to her experiences at college, to her married life with children, and finally the story of Anne’s daughter Rilla during World War I, this series is full of books to treasure.
When a marauder destroys the underground sanctuary where Eva Nine was raised by the robot Muthr, the twelve-year-old girl is forced to flee aboveground. Eva Nine is searching for other humans; she knows they exist, because of an item she treasures — a scrap of cardboard on which is depicted a young girl, an adult, and a robot, with the strange word, "WondLa." But when she meets others and is introduced to the community of New Attica, she realizes that all is not as it seems.... An innovative series that combines beloved children's literature with a space adventure, and includes an Augmented Reality component, is now available in a tenth anniversary box set that collects The Search for WondLa, A Hero for WondLa, and The Battle for WondLa.
Go in search of a tessaract with Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin — and discover a complex world of folds in time! This groundbreaking quintet of fantasy / science fiction books features new cover artwork by Taeeun Yoo. The combination of intricate fantasy, individual and cosmic drama, and realistic family life is fascinating, and the messages it offers about compassion, courage, and the search for knowledge will leave a deep impression on any young reader.
Four classic Mighty Girl books get a colorful new edition in this boxed set! These new volumes of Anne of Green Gables, Heidi, A Little Princess, and Little Women feature cover design and interior illustrations by artist Anna Bond. The set includes a matching slipcover case, making this set a beautiful addition to any bookshelf. Fans of this set can also check out Puffin's Alice's Adventures In Wonderland - 150th Anniversary Edition, also illustrated by Bond.
Crushes. Humiliation. Drama. MIDDLE SCHOOL. This quartet of full-color hybrid graphic novels from award-winning author and cartoonist Terri Libenson captures all of the emotion tumult that middle school can bring! In Invisible Emmie quiet, shy, artistic Emmie and popular, outgoing, athletic Katie's lives unexpectedly intersect one day, when an embarrassing note falls into the wrong hands. In Positively Izzy, Bri, the brain, and Izzy, the dreamer, find their lives converging in an unexpected way on the day of the school talent show. In Just Jaime, Jaime deals with her friend Maya's changing feelings about their friendship — and with feeling like maybe she's not growing up fast enough. And in Becoming Brianna, Brianna has to deal with big expectations — and her greatest fear, public speaking — as she prepares for her Bat Mitzvah. This box set includes the first four books from the best-selling Emmie and Friends series in a slipcover case, perfect for providing a few laughs and a little reassurance to any middle schooler!
13-year-old Penelope Tredwell is determined not to lose the Penny Dreadful, Victorian Britain's best-selling magazine, even though she's been orphaned. Under the pen name of Montgomery Finch, her inventive and eerie tales captivate the country. But then the governor of Bedlam asylum contacts "Finch" for help with a mystery: at ten minutes to midnight, the inmates burst into frantic automatic writing. What can their scribbling mean, and why is it happening? Penelope's career as a detective of the supernatural has begun! This box set collect all three of the Penelope Tredwell mysteries.
13-year-old Amari is sure that her missing brother, Quinton, is alive — so when she finds a ticking briefcase in his closet, containing a nomination for a summer tryout at the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs, she’s certain the secretive organization holds the key to finding him. First, though, she has to accept that magicians, fairies, aliens, and more are actually real... and then she has to pass the tryouts, competing against kids who've known the truth their whole lives. This box set includes the first two books of Amari's adventures, Amari and the Night brothers and Amari and the Great Game, in gorgeous hardcover editions with a colorfully illustrated slipcover case, perfect for fans of Percy Jackson and Artemis Fowl.
Kate DiCamillo's beloved sequence about the Three Rancheros appears in its own beautiful box set, perfect for gift giving! This box set includes hardcover editions of Raymie Nightingale,, in which Raymie, Louisiana, and Beverly met for the first time at an ill-advised but life-changing beauty pageant. Then, in Louisiana's Way Home,, readers follow Louisiana as she finds herself separated from her friends by her erratic Granny. Finally, in Beverly, Right Here, Beverly decides she's leaving, not running away, and tries to find home and security that she can call her own. Together, they're a stunning trilogy that readers young and old will savor.
When shy, precocious May Bird falls through a lake, she discovers the Ever After, a world of ghosts — and a terrifying enemy, Bo Cleevil, who has his sights set on both the Ever After and May's world. Through the course of this trilogy, May must make an unusual group of friends, find her way home, and then take the bravest step of all: going back into the Ever After to rescue those she left behind and defeat Bo Cleevil once and for all. Fans of fantasy will devour this set!
Fans of Chris Colfer's imaginative and magical A Tale of Magic... series can now get all three volumes in this box set! In Brystal Evergreen's world, girls are forbidden from reading and magic is against the law, both of which are a problem when one of her secret books reveals that she's a fairy capable of performing magic! At the mysterious Madame Weatherberry's academy, Brystal discovers a found family and learns to accept her power, but can she bring everyone together to defeat an evil that threatens the whole kingdom? This gift set collects hardcover editions of all three books — A Tale of Magic..., A Tale of Witchcraft..., and A Tale of Sorcery... in a beautifully illustrated slip case.
When Emma's librarian mother starts a book club dedicated to the classics, she and her friends originally groan. What can old books like Little Women, Anne of Green Gables, and Pride and Prejudice teach them? For the five friends, though, the book club — and these classic stories — will help them get through all the drama and adventures of middle school, from crushes to stolen journals to the possibility of a friend moving away. This box set collects all seven books of The Mother-Daughter Book Club in handy paperback editions.
Twelve-year-old Rosie Oaks has always turned to stories for comfort; her mother is distant and cold. But when she discovers the Witch Hunter’s Guide to the Universe, she that all the evil in the world stems from thirteen witches who are unseen, but unstoppable.... including the one that has cursed her mother. With her loyal friend "Germ," Rosie sets out to defeat the witches and save her mother. Her stories can be weapons, but can she really hope to defeat such terrible forces all on her own? This box set, which includes hardcover editions of The Memory Thief, The Sea of Always, and The Palace of Dreams, is sure to delight young fantasy lovers.
Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are best friends at the Deepdean School for Girls, where they're supposed to learn how to be proper young ladies. Instead, Daisy — who is a self-described Sherlock Holmes — decides she and Hazel (her personal Watson) will form their own detective agency! And to their surprise, they soon find there are plenty of mysteries to investigate... cases that will put their courage, their cleverness, and their friendship to the test. This box set comes with paperback editions of the first five books in the series: Murder Is Bad Manners, Poison Is Not Polite, First Class Murder, Jolly Foul Play, and Mistletoe and Murder.
After their mother's tragic death, siblings Sadie and Carter became strangers: Sadie lived with her grandparents in London, while Carter followed their Egyptologist father on excavations and research missions. But when their father's "research experiment" at the British Museum goes horribly wrong, it unleashes the Egyptian god Set — and reveals that Sadie and Carter are inheritors of unexpected powers and the only people who can stop Set from claiming the world. Rick Riordan's signature blending of ancient mythology and modern setting gets a unique twist in this series, which is framed as a mysterious audio recording, features a dual narration by both Sadie and Carter — full of excitement, adventure, and the occasional punch of sibling rivalry.
Fans of Raina Telgemeier's funny, touching, and thought provoking graphic novels can now get this collection featuring four of her best-selling books! This set includes paperback editions of her graphic memoirs Smile, Sisters, and Guts, as well as two original fiction graphic novels, Drama and Ghosts. With a deft hand, Telgemeier explores the many challenges facing tweens and young teens both honestly and optimistically. Whether she's a long-time fan or a first-time reader, she'll love diving into Telgemeier's work.
For the first time, the first three of Deborah Ellis's award-winning The Breadwinner books are available in a single volume! When the Taliban arrest her father because of his education, it’s up to 11-year old Parvana to provide for her family. In the first book of a trilogy about Parvana’s life, Ellis explores the dangers and frustrations of living under Taliban rule in Afghanistan through the eyes of the brave Parvana, who must disguise herself as a boy to survive. This award-winning, coming-of-age story features a cast of strong, literate female role models and is driven by Parvana’s courage and love for her family despite living in a world of war and oppression. Parvana's story continues in My Name Is Parvana and a stunning new addition set after the Taliban regained power in 2021, check out One More Mountain.
Fans of Nevermoor can now get this collection of the first three books in the series! Born on the unluckiest day for a birthday, Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh birthday — until she's taken to Nevermoor where a spot in the Wundrous society could defy her fate. But the competition reveals that she has unexpected abilities... and that unveils hidden threats. Now Morrigan and her new friends will have to band together to save the day! This box set includes paperback editions of the first three books in the Nevermoor series: Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow, Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow, and Hollowpox: The Hunt for Morrigan Crow.
When Dicey and her siblings discover their mother has abandoned them in a parking lot in the middle of Connecticut, they know they have only one hope to find a home (and stay together): finding their way to Great-Aunt Cilla's house in Bridgeport. But that's just the beginning of their journey — and of the stories of their family and friends. Now, the award-winning and beloved Tillerman Series is available in this collectible paperback box set! This set includes Homecoming, Dicey's Song, A Solitary Blue, The Runner, Come a Stranger, Sons from Afar, and Seventeen Against the Dealer.
Join Enola Holmes — the precocious and daring younger sister of Sherlock and Mycroft — on her adventures throughout Victorian London with this 6-book box set of Nancy Springer's best-selling series! After Enola's mother disappears on her 14th birthday, her brothers insist Enola needs to learn to be a proper lady... and Enola has no interest in that. Throw in a missing Marquess, a new career as a scientific perditorian (or finder of lost things), and some adventures running from both criminals and her older brothers, and you have the recipe for a rollicking mystery series that young readers will love. This box set includes The Case of the Missing Marquess, The Case of the Left-Handed Lady, The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets, The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan, The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline, and The Case of the Gypsy Goodbye. Fans of Enola will also want to check out the seventh book in the series, Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche.
From the moment that children at her home on the Biltmore Estate start disappearing, Serafina begins to realize that she is different than she thought. She forms a friendship with Braeden Vanderbilt, the young nephew of the Biltmore's owners, and slowly grows into — and claims — her role as the protector of Biltmore and the Blue Ridge Mountains. This 4-volume box set contains hardcover editions of Serafina and the Black Cloak, Serafina and the Twisted Staff, Serafina and the Splintered Heart, and Serafina and the Seven Stars.
Explore three of Lynda Mullaly Hunt's incredible novels in this gorgeous box set! In One for the Murphys, Carley questions whether she fits in as a foster child with the all-too-perfect Murphy family; in Fish in a Tree, struggling reader Ally's life changes forever when a teacher shows her that great minds don't have to think alike; and in Shouting at the Rain, Delsie discovers that she doesn't have to face the storms of life by herself. This collection includes paperback editions of all three novels, perfect for sharing these unforgettable novels with young readers.
Dive into the imaginative, magical world of Catherynne M. Valente's New York Times-bestselling Fairyland series with this beautiful paperback box set! 12-year-old September leaves behind a difficult life in Omaha, Nebraska — one where her father is off fighting at war, and her mother suddenly has to work — when the Green Wind invites her to Fairyland, a world full of whimsy and danger. Valente's extraordinary writing, accented with spot art from Ana Juan, draws readers into a world where nothing is as it seems. This box set includes paperback editions of all five books, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There, The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two, The Boy Who Lost Fairyland, and The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home, perfect for introducing a young reader to this stunningly imaginative series.
It's 1776, and Isabel, Curzon, and Ruth are all slaves. But something new is in the air: a plan to win freedom from England. Freedom, that is, for some... unless the three of them decide to take their freedom themselves. With a war in the background, each must choose sides, figure out who can be trusted as an ally, and decide just how much they are willing to risk to be free. Laurie Halse Anderson's award-winning historical fiction trilogy, including Chains, Forge, and Ashes, is now available in this box set, perfect for tween and teen readers ready to imagine the thrills, adventure, and danger of the quest for freedom during the American Revolution.
Anne McCaffrey's beloved Harper Hall trilogy introduces readers to Menolly — and her nine fire lizards, miniature versions of the dragons that sear Pern's skies of deadly Thread! 15-year-old Menolly's family believes that her love of music — and dreams of becoming a Harper, one of the musicians and teachers of Pern — is disgraceful in a girl, and they forbid her even to hum a tune. When she runs away, finding shelter in a seaside cave, she finds herself bonded to nine of fire lizard hatchlings — an event that could both save her world and change her life forever! This stunning box set includes paperback editions of Dragonsong, Dragonsinger, and Dragondrums. For the original Pern trilogy, which we recommend for ages 14 and up, check out The Dragonriders of Pern.
When Prue McKeel's brother is abducted by a murder of crows, her life goes from ordinary to fantastical in a hurry. The crows have taken her brother into a vast forest the locals call the Impassable Wilderness. When Prue and her friend Curtis dare to enter the wood, they discover another world, full of warring creatures, peaceful mystics, and a chaotic crisis being prompted by mysterious but powerful denizens. Together, they must do more than rescue Prue's brother; they must fight for the freedom and safety of the Wildwood. This exciting story, told in dual narration, is perfect for fans of epic fantasy; the box set includes a gorgeous package and over eighty illustrations, including maps and full-color plates.
Return to Tamora Pierce's world of Tortall with The Immortals Quartet! A young orphan named Daine possesses a mysterious "wild magic," which sets her on a quest to hone her magical skills As she explores the potential in her powers, she'll also discover the truth of her parentage, the ability to talk to animals, and her duty to protect her kingdom from terrifying creatures. This beautiful new paperback collection comes in a dramatic slipcase and includes original afterwords from Pierce about each book.
In the world of The Hunger Games, everything changes when one girl decides not to play along with her oppressors' games. Follow Katniss Everdeen as she struggles to survive — and rebel against — a world where the decadent Capital combines reality television with death sport, forcing tributes from oppressed districts to kill each other for the entertainment of the elite. This beautiful box set features hardcover editions of The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay, plus the prequel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.
See the story of Stargirl in a whole new way with this box set. In Stargirl, Leo faces the choice between his love for the unique, eccentric Stargirl and popularity with the peers who have turned on her; Love, Stargirl is the companion novel from Stargirl's perspective. Together, they provide a fascinating and sometimes painful glimpse into the harsh emotional world of high school — and the joys that being yourself can bring.
When Alanna of Trebond first appeared in the Song of the Lioness series, it established Tamora Pierce as an exciting new voice in young adult fantasy. This box set unites the four books of the quartet into the whole Pierce originally intended, with all volumes featuring new cover art and afterwords by the author. Follow Alanna as she disguises herself as a boy so that she can train as a page, then eventually claims her destiny as a knight — and as the savior of the kingdom of Tortall.
Join 11-year-old Lyra Bellacqua on her quest to save both her own world and its parallel — ours! This bestselling trilogy tackling questions about science, theology, and magic is full of adventure and excitement. This box set includes all three volumes — The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass — as well as bonus material featuring "found papers" from several major characters. Young readers will love being able to follow Lyra's journey from start to finish with this set. Fans can return to Lyra's world with the new series The Book of Dust.
Soar into the galaxy with this hardcover boxed set of the first three books in the bestselling Skyward series! Spensa has been dreaming of becoming one of the pilots who is helping protect the remainder of the human race from alien attack, but her father's supposed betrayal means her chance of attending flight school is slim. When she finally makes it to the skies, she discovers crushing — and dangerous — truths... about both her father and herself. The fate of the galaxy may depend on her, but does she dare take the steps necessary to defeat the Superiority, the galactic alliance determined to wipe out humanity for good? This box set includes copies of Skyward, Starsight, and Cytonic.
In Tris’ world, everyone has to choose life in a faction that represents a particular virtue. But a strange result on Tris’ faction testing leads to her discovery that she is Divergent: she has aptitudes for multiple factions, something she is warned to conceal from everyone. But Tris' Divergent status may be the key to overcoming the insidious control the government exerts over the majority of the population — and as war looms between the factions, Tris may discover that it's not possible to save everyone that she loves. This set includes paperback editions of Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant, plus the companion volume Four.
She is one of the most influential novelists in the English language, and the woman who changed attitudes about whether female authors — and female characters — were of literary value. Now, you can enjoy all of Austen's works — Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey, and Persuasion, plus a volume of early writings and juvenilia — in these beautiful cloth-bound books. It's the perfect gift set for a reader who's discovering the wit, humor, and rich language of one of the world's most esteemed authors. For more resources about this groundbreaking author, visit our Jane Austen Collection.
Dive back into the universe of the Lunar Chronicles with this thrilling graphic novel duology by best-selling author Marissa Meyer! When the alliance between Earth and Luna is threatened by rogue packs of wolf-hybrid soldiers, Iko, the android warrior, sets out to take down the pack's leader. This box set includes paperback editions of Wires and Nerve and Wires and Nerve, Volume 2: Gone Rogue, perfect for fans of Meyer's novel series.
Four of the Brontë Sisters' classic novels get a stunning cloth-bound hardcover edition box set in honor of the bicentennial of Charlotte Brontë's birth! In the Brontë sisters' short lives, they wrote lasting works of literature — in part based on their time as teachers and governesses, and inspired by their home on the Yorkshire moors — that are still hailed today. This beautiful collection, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, includes Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, and Villette.
In a future world where gaming is woven into everyday life, teen hacker Emika Chen is shocked when she gets a call from the reclusive creator of the Warcross video game. As she works to uncover a security breach in the game, she winds up uncovering a sinister plot that has implications far beyond the Championship — and one which will require her to lean on people she's not sure she can trust. This stunning hardcover boxed set includes both Warcross and Wildcard, the perfect choice for any fan of this thrilling sci-fi duology.
Lara Jean Song has never actually dated, but she's written letters to all five of her crushes — love letters where she pours out her thoughts and emotions. Then one day, to her horror, all of the letters get mailed! Suddenly, all of the boys know her innermost feelings. In the time that follows, she will pretend to be in love, actually be in love, wonder if she can be in love with two people at once, and question whether love can last through the next big step in her life. This box set collects paperback editions of all three books in this series, To All the Boys I've Loved Before; P.S. I Still Love You; and Always and Forever, Lara Jean.
For generations, fierce warrior queens ruled an empire with the help of the legendary Phoenix Riders. Then, a war between two sisters destroyed it all — but 16 years after everything fell apart, war orphan Veronyka dreams of becoming a Phoenix Rider from the stories, even if that means disguising herself as a boy. She succeeds, but soon Veronyka's own sister reveals a web of lies, and the new empire sets out to destroy the Riders once and for all. Veronyka will have to risk everything to save the Riders, including the friendships she's only just begun to build... and the life of the sister she both loves and fears. This stunning box set includes hardcover editions of all three books in the series: Crown of Feathers, Heart of Flames, and Wings of Shadow.
The war-hungry Republic houses both the extreme elite and the lowest of the low. 15-year-old June is at the top: the scion of a wealthy family being groomed for military greatness. 15-year-old Day is at the bottom: born in a slum and now the most wanted criminal in the nation. But when their paths cross, they will learn truths about themselves and their country and face difficult choices about whether it can be saved... or whether it must be torn down. Told in dual narration, this best-selling series is a thrill ride from start to finish; the box set includes all three books, as well as Life Before Legend, original short stories offering a sneak peek at June and Day's lives before they met.
The once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters... and its savior may be Alina Starkov, a refugee who reveals an unexpected power and gets swept to the royal court to be trained as one of the Grisha, the magical elite. But Alina struggles to fit in, and things are not as they seem. As a new threat to Ravka grows, a frightened girl will become a hardened leader. This trilogy, with its innovative fantasy setting, is sure to be a favorite; the box set comes with paperback editions of Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising.
Brilliant teenager Avery Grambs is just hoping to survive high school long enough to win a scholarship that can get her on the path to the future of her dreams. Then she gets notice that billionaire Tobias Hawthorne has left nearly his entire estate to her... and she's never even met him. To inherit, Avery has to move into Hawthorne's sprawling mansion, complete with secret passages and rooms packed with codes and riddles — but the other would-be heirs aren't happy to see her. As Avery tries to unravel Hawthorne's riddles — including the riddle of why he chose her to inherit everything — she faces threats from every corner. This paperback box set collects all three volumes in this best-selling series full of deadly secrets and swoonworthy romance, The Inheritance Games, The Hawthorne Legacy, and The Final Gambit.
Discover Holly Black's blood thirsty and bestselling The Folk of the Air series in this gorgeous gift set! 17-year-old Jude and her two sisters were kidnapped by Faeries ten years ago, and she wants nothing more than to join their Courts. Earning a spot, however, is a dangerous game. As she tries to find her place in their world, she'll uncover a web of intrigue, make unlikely alliances, break a dangerous curse — and discover the true meaning of power. This gift set includes paperback editions of The Cruel Prince, The Wicked King, and The Queen of Nothing.
When teenage Stevie comes to the Ellingham Academy, she has more than school on her mind: she's fascinated by an unsolved kidnapping and triple murder that happened there in 1936. She hopes to untangle the mystery behind the so-called Truly Devious case. Except when a student turns up dead, it starts to look like Truly Devious is back in action. Bestselling author Maureen Johnson creates a funny and twisting mystery as Stevie tries to solve murders both past and present! This box set includes paperback editions of all three books in the series: Truly Devious, The Vanishing Stair, and The Hand on the Wall.
A unique mix of fairy tale and futuristic technology have made the Lunar Chronicles a best-selling series! When Prince Kai seeks out the cyborg Linh Cinder, hoping to recruit her for her mechanical skill, she has no idea she'll become central to a movement to topple the tyrannical Queen Levana. Over the course of the series, she'll meet Scarlet (Red Riding Hood), Cress (Rapunzel), and Winter (Snow White), and they'll race against time to topple the queen before their world tears itself apart. Fans of the series will love getting to read this complex and thrilling story from beginning to end.
Fans of Celaena Sardothien and her epic fantasy series Throne of Glass will be thrilled with this deluxe hardcover box set, which includes all eight books in this stunning fantasy series with beautiful new cover art! When Celaena comes to the palace to fight to the death for the right to be the king's champion — and win her freedom — she ends up caught in a battle against dark forces that threaten her entire world. Rich worldbuilding and and epic journey from slave to queen make this series a thrilling ride from start to finish. This set includes paperback editions of all books in the series.
Kathleen Glasgow's young adult novels are both critically acclaimed and viral on TikTok; now, all three are available in this beautiful paperback box set. In Girl in Pieces, Charlotte has endured more than most people do in a lifetime, and wonders if she can make herself whole again. In How to Make Friends With the Dark, Tiger's world changes forever when her mother dies unexpected, and Tiger has to wrestle with the guilt of her angry last words and the hope of finding a new place to call home. And in You'd Be Home Now, Emory's wealthy family faces the reality of her brother's drug addition — which gives Emory a new perspective on the homeless addicts she sees on the edge of town. Poignant, compelling, and nuanced, these three books will captivate teen readers.