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The Islands at the End of the World

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Islands at the End of the World
Written by Austin Aslan
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375991455
Our Price: $20.99
 Quantity: 1 
The Islands at the End of the World

Written by Austin Aslan


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 384 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $20.99

In this fast-paced survival story set in Hawaii, electronics fail worldwide, the islands become completely isolated, and a strange starscape fills the sky. Leilani and her father embark on a nightmare odyssey from Oahu to their home on the Big Island. Leilani’s epilepsy holds a clue to the disaster, if only... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
It Started with Copernicus
Vital Questions about Science
Written by Keith Parsons


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $11.99

A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding science

Is science more rational or objective than any other intellectual endeavor? Are scientific theories accurate depictions of reality or just useful devices for manipulating the environment? These core questions are the focus of... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
It Started with Copernicus

(Available August 5, 2014)
It Started with Copernicus
Written by Keith Parsons
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149291
Our Price: $19.95
 Quantity: 1 
It Started with Copernicus
Vital Questions about Science
Written by Keith Parsons


Format: Trade Paperback, 350 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $19.95

A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding science

Is science more rational or objective than any other intellectual endeavor? Are scientific theories accurate depictions of reality or just useful devices for manipulating the environment? These core questions are the focus of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Jack and the Box

(Available August 5, 2014)
Jack and the Box
Written by Art Spiegelman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935179306
Our Price: $4.99
 Quantity: 1 
Jack and the Box
Toon Books Level 1
Written by Art Spiegelman


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $4.99

“[The] artwork will appeal to a broad range of lower-level readers. True to its comic-strip roots…this title is a surefire hit.” – School Library Journal
 
Jack just got a new toy, and it’s full of surprises. Each time the box pops open, there’s a new and bigger surprise. Is it a silly... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Judy Moody, Mood Martian (Book #12)

(Available August 5, 2014)
Judy Moody, Mood Martian (Book #12)
Written by Megan McDonald, Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763666989
Our Price: $15.99
 Quantity: 1 
Judy Moody, Mood Martian (Book #12)

Written by Megan McDonald
Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $15.99

It’s Backwards Day, so Judy Moody double-dares herself to become Queen of the Good Mood for one whole week. Can she do it?

Will the real Judy Moody please stand up? In honor of Backwards Day, Judy Moody decides to turn that frown upside down, make lemonade out of lemons, and be... Read more >
Kate the Great, Except When She's Not

(Available August 5, 2014)
Kate the Great, Except When She's Not
Written by Suzy Becker, Illustrated by Suzy Becker
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385387439
Our Price: $15.99
 Quantity: 1 
Kate the Great, Except When She's Not

Written by Suzy Becker
Illustrated by Suzy Becker


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $15.99

Fans of Wimpy Kid and Dork Diaries will love this illustrated series by the New York Times bestselling author of All I Need to Know I Learned from My Cat. Meet Kate Geller, a sassy flute-playing artist, who comes up with an original way to redefine friendship.
 
Kate’s older sister is way... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Kate the Great, Except When She's Not

(Available August 5, 2014)
Kate the Great, Except When She's Not
Written by Suzy Becker, Illustrated by Suzy Becker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385387422
Our Price: $12.99
 Quantity: 1 
Kate the Great, Except When She's Not

Written by Suzy Becker
Illustrated by Suzy Becker


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

Fans of Wimpy Kid and Dork Diaries will love this illustrated series by the New York Times bestselling author of All I Need to Know I Learned from My Cat. Meet Kate Geller, a sassy flute-playing artist, who comes up with an original way to redefine friendship.
 
Kate’s older sister is way... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 10

(Available August 5, 2014)
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 10
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781939130907
Our Price: $12.95
 Quantity: 1 
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 10

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 210 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.95

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Kyle's Island

(Available August 5, 2014)
Kyle's Island
Written by Sally Derby
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893176
Our Price: $7.95
 Quantity: 1 
Kyle's Island

Written by Sally Derby


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $7.95

For as far back as Kyle can remember, he spent summers at Gram's cottage on the lake--fishing all day, and hanging out with the whole family. But this year is different. His father has moved out, his grandmother has died, and his mother is selling the cottage because they can't afford... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies

(Available August 5, 2014)
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763671143
Our Price: $14.99
 Quantity: 1 
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $14.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies

(Available August 5, 2014)
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Doreen Rappaport, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763671150
Our Price: $4.99
 Quantity: 1 
Lady Liberty: Candlewick Biographies
A Biography
Written by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $4.99

A powerfully moving, authentic portrait of the Statue of Liberty, told through the eyes of those who created her and illustrated in glorious detail.

"Soon America will be one hundred years old. I share my dream of a birthday gift."

It begins in 1865 as a romantic idea, but ten years later Édouard... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Las fresas son rojas

(Available August 5, 2014)
Las fresas son rojas
Written by Petr Horacek, Illustrated by Petr Horacek
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780763673932
Our Price: $5.99
 Quantity: 1 
Las fresas son rojas

Written by Petr Horacek
Illustrated by Petr Horacek


Format: Board, 16 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $5.99

What color are strawberries? Bananas? Grapes? Flip the pages to find out! What happens when you mix these and other wonderful colors together? Peek in the bowl on the last spread for a tasty surprise. Read more >
Las manos

(Available August 5, 2014)
Las manos
Written by Cheryl Willis Hudson, Illustrated by John-Francis Bourke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763673925
Our Price: $4.99
 Quantity: 1 
Las manos

Written by Cheryl Willis Hudson
Illustrated by John-Francis Bourke


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $4.99

Now in Spanish! A delightful book about everything little hands can do.

Hands can do all kinds of things! A rhyming text with eye-catching color photos offers just the encouragement young children need to explore their world — hands on. With singsong rhythm, simple design, and alluring color photos of toddlers, Las... Read more >
The Liar's Wife

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Liar's Wife
Written by Mary Gordon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377432
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Liar's Wife
Four Novellas
Written by Mary Gordon


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.95

The award-winning author at her storytelling best: four compelling novellas of Americans in Europe and Europeans in America.
 
In these absorbing and exquisitely made novellas of relationships at home and abroad, both historical and contemporary, we meet the ferocious Simone Weil during her final days as a transplant to New York City...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Liar's Wife
Four Novellas
Written by Mary Gordon


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

The award-winning author at her storytelling best: four compelling novellas of Americans in Europe and Europeans in America.
 
In these absorbing and exquisitely made novellas of relationships at home and abroad, both historical and contemporary, we meet the ferocious Simone Weil during her final days as a transplant to New York City...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Los litigantes

(Available August 5, 2014)
Los litigantes
Written by John Grisham
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9788490327371
Our Price: $12.00
 Quantity: 1 
Los litigantes

Written by John Grisham


Format: Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.00

En un barrio degradado del sur de Chicago se encuentra el bufete de abogados Finley & Figg. Defienden a algún conductor borracho, tramitan divorcios sencillos y sobre todo buscan clientes en los pasillos de urgencias de los hospitales cercanos. Desde hace veinte años se ganan mal la vida juntos y discuten... Read more >
Little Bubba Looks for His Elephant

(Available August 5, 2014)
Little Bubba Looks for His Elephant
Written by Nosy Crow, Illustrated by Jannie Ho
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780763674014
Our Price: $7.99
 Quantity: 1 
Little Bubba Looks for His Elephant

Written by Nosy Crow
Illustrated by Jannie Ho


Format: Board, 8 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $7.99

Pull the board sliders to reveal the faces in these chunky little peekaboo books.

Designed for the smallest of hands, these robust, colorful books will delight little readers again and again. With simple stories, repeated refrains, and a host of faces to spot and name, they are the perfect books to engage... Read more >
Lo que no sabes de mi amor

(Available August 5, 2014)
Lo que no sabes de mi amor
Written by Delphine Bertholon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9786073117616
Our Price: $18.00
 Quantity: 1 
Lo que no sabes de mi amor

Written by Delphine Bertholon


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $18.00

Un pasado de secretos familiares, un presente de silencios rotos.


1981, Francia. Grâce, de 33 años, lo tiene todo para ser feliz: una bonita casa de campo, un marido al que ama profundamente, dos hijos y un trabajo. Pero esta felicidad es aparente: Grâce siente que su marido se... Read more >
Lola Plants a Garden

(Available August 5, 2014)
Lola Plants a Garden
Written by Anna McQuinn, Illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580896948
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Lola Plants a Garden

Written by Anna McQuinn
Illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw


Format: Hardcover, 28 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $15.95

Readers who loved Lola at the Library, Lola Loves Stories, and Lola Reads to Leo are in for a backyard treat. After Lola reads a book of garden poems, she wants to plant some flowers. She gets books from the library and chooses her plants. Then Lola and her mommy buy... Read more >
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Dogs

(Available August 5, 2014)
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Dogs
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781426317057
Our Price: $6.99
 Quantity: 1 
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Dogs

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Board, 24 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $6.99

The interactive Look & Learn series is a multilayered, skill-building approach that introduces concepts with context reinforcement so learning sticks. These eye-catching books make early learning fun! Filled with colorful photographs inspired by National Geographic Little Kids magazine, curious children are introduced to the fun, fascinating, always-popular world of dogs.  Read more >
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Things That Go

(Available August 5, 2014)
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Things That Go
Written by National Geographic Kids
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781426317064
Our Price: $6.99
 Quantity: 1 
National Geographic Little Kids Look and Learn: Things That Go

Written by National Geographic Kids


Format: Board, 24 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $6.99

The interactive Look & Learn series is a multilayered, skill-building approach that introduces concepts with context reinforcement so learning sticks. These eye-catching books make early learning fun! Filled with colorful photographs inspired by National Geographic Little Kids magazine, curious children are introduced to vehicles on the move--trains, planes, and trucks. Read more >
Maine to Greenland

(Available August 5, 2014)
Maine to Greenland
Written by Wilfred E. Richard and William Fitzhugh, Photographed by Wilfred E. Richard
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343772
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
Maine to Greenland
Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast
Written by Wilfred E. Richard and William Fitzhugh
Photographed by Wilfred E. Richard


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $40.00

Maine to Greenland is a testament to one of the world's great geographic regions: the Maritime Far Northeast. For more than three decades, William W. Fitzhugh and Wilfred E. Richard have explored the Northeast’s Atlantic corridor and its fascinating history, habitat, and culture. The authors’ powerful personal essays and Richard’s stunning... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Maine to Greenland
Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast
Written by Wilfred E. Richard and William Fitzhugh
Photographed by Wilfred E. Richard


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $40.00

Maine to Greenland is a testament to one of the world's great geographic regions: the Maritime Far Northeast. For more than three decades, William W. Fitzhugh and Wilfred E. Richard have explored the Northeast’s Atlantic corridor and its fascinating history, habitat, and culture. The authors’ powerful personal essays and Richard’s stunning... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Como mandar a la gente al carajo en diez

(Available August 5, 2014)
Como mandar a la gente al carajo en diez
Written by Cesar Landaeta
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9786073121897
Our Price: $12.00
 Quantity: 1 
Como mandar a la gente al carajo en diez

Written by Cesar Landaeta


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.00

Por cuánto tiempo va a continuar tragándose la rabia que le producen los abusadores, sólo porque no quiere caer en una indeseable confrontación o porque no ha descubierto el poder que tiene para enviarlos directamente al carajo, donde merecen habitar.

Este libro es una guía que lo orientará en la... Read more >
Mars Up Close

(Available August 5, 2014)
Mars Up Close
Written by Marc Kaufman, Foreword by Elon Musk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426212789
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
Mars Up Close
Inside the Curiosity Mission
Written by Marc Kaufman
Foreword by Elon Musk


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $40.00

With images never published before, many with surprising colors and landscapes that make you want to spend your next vacation on Mars, this is the one and only book written in consultation with NASA scientists that explains everything, detail by detail and moment by moment, about the most ambitious space expedition... Read more >
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