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Dog Diaries #5: Dash
Dog Diaries #5: Dash
Written by Kate Klimo, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385373388
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Dog Diaries #5: Dash

Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $6.99

A dog's-eye view of the Mayflower voyage and the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Colony!

English springer spaniel Dash and his furry friend Mercy--a mastiff--travel with their master, John Goodman, in search of the New World. Taken from the pages of history, this Dog Diary follows the story of the colonists whom we... Read more >
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Dog Diaries #5: Dash
Dog Diaries #5: Dash
Written by Kate Klimo, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385373401
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Dog Diaries #5: Dash

Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $6.99

A dog's-eye view of the Mayflower voyage and the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Colony!

English springer spaniel Dash and his furry friend Mercy--a mastiff--travel with their master, John Goodman, in search of the New World. Taken from the pages of history, this Dog Diary follows the story of the colonists whom we... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
Dog Diaries #5: Dash
Dog Diaries #5: Dash
Written by Kate Klimo, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385373395
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Dog Diaries #5: Dash

Written by Kate Klimo
Illustrated by Tim Jessell


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $12.99

A dog’s-eye view of the Mayflower voyage and the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Colony!
 
English springer spaniel Dash and his furry friend Mercy—a mastiff—travel with their master, John Goodman, in search of the New World. Taken from the pages of history, this Dog Diary follows the story of the... Read more >
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Looking for Marco Polo
Looking for Marco Polo
Written by Alan Armstrong, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375833229
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Looking for Marco Polo

Written by Alan Armstrong
Illustrated by Tim Jessell


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $6.99

Eleven-year-old Mark's anthropologist father has disappeared into the Gobi desert while tracing Marco Polo's ancient route from Venice to China. When Mark and his mother travel to Venice to gather information about Mark's missing dad, Mark meets Doc Hornaday, an old family friend and masterful spinner of historical tales. As Doc... Read more >
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Looking for Marco Polo
Looking for Marco Polo
Written by Alan Armstrong, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375892981
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Looking for Marco Polo

Written by Alan Armstrong
Illustrated by Tim Jessell


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $6.99

Newbery Honor–winning author Alan Armstrong’s latest book!

Eleven-year-old Mark's anthropologist father has disappeared in the Gobi desert while tracing Marco Polo’s ancient route from Venice to China. His mother decides they must go to Venice to petition the agency that sent Mark’s father to send out a search party. Anxious about his... Read more >
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The Storm in the Barn
The Storm in the Barn
Written by Matt Phelan, Illustrated by Matt Phelan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763636180
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The Storm in the Barn

Written by Matt Phelan
Illustrated by Matt Phelan


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $24.99

Tall tale. Thriller. Gripping historical fiction. This artful, sparely told graphic novel — a tale of a boy in Dust Bowl America — will resonate with young readers today.

In Kansas in the year 1937, eleven-year-old Jack Clark faces his share of ordinary challenges: local bullies, his father’s failed expectations, a little... Read more >
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Footprints on the Moon
Footprints on the Moon
Written by Mark Haddon, Illustrated by Christian Birmingham
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763644406
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Footprints on the Moon

Written by Mark Haddon
Illustrated by Christian Birmingham


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $16.99

Best-selling author Mark Haddon recalls his boyhood fascination with the moon and his pure wonder at witnessing the first lunar landing.

Years ago, a little boy gazed at the moon, dizzy with the thought that he was looking at a world 200,000 miles away. As he read atlases and library books and... Read more >
Raleigh's Page
Raleigh's Page
Written by Alan Armstrong, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375833205
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Raleigh's Page

Written by Alan Armstrong
Illustrated by Tim Jessell


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $7.99

ANDREW HAS grown up near the Plymouth docks hearing the sailors talk about America. Knowing that Andrew's heart is set on going to the new world, his father sends him up to London to serve as page in the house of Walter Raleigh. In Queen Elizabeth's court, Raleigh's the strongest voice... Read more >
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Tamar
Tamar
Written by Mal Peet
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763640637
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Tamar
A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal
Written by Mal Peet


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $8.99

From acclaimed British sensation Mal Peet comes a masterful story of adventure, love, secrets, and betrayal in time of war, both past and present.

When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing a series of clues and coded messages. Out of the past, another Tamar emerges, a man involved in the... Read more >
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Tamar Audio
Tamar Audio
Written by Mal Peet, Read by Anton Lesser and Anna Maxwell Martin
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780763641214
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Tamar Audio
A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal
Written by Mal Peet
Read by Anton Lesser and Anna Maxwell Martin


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $50.00

"It takes a disciplined author to hide secrets within secrets. . . . And it takes ambition to apply such intricate storytelling to a sweeping plot."
— The NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW


When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing clues and coded messages. Out of the past another Tamar... Read more >
Operation Typhoon Shore
Operation Typhoon Shore
Written by Joshua Mowll, Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat, Julek Heller and Ben Mowll
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763638085
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Operation Typhoon Shore
The Guild of Specialists Book 2
Written by Joshua Mowll
Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat, Julek Heller and Ben Mowll


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $8.99

After being lashed by a typhoon on their uncle's ship, THE EXPEDIENT, intrepid siblings Becca and Doug MacKenzie want nothing more than to escape from the volcanic island on which they're stranded and resume the search for their parents. But their uncle, Captain MacKenzie, seems more concerned with the missing gyrolabe... Read more >
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To the Edge of the World
To the Edge of the World
Written by Michele Torrey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307434098
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To the Edge of the World

Written by Michele Torrey


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $5.99

ORPHANED BY THE plague and penniless, Mateo must find his way in the world. By chance he is made a cabin boy on the celebrated voyage of Captain-General Ferdinand Magellan. The destination is secret, but the crew whispers that Magellan will be the first to sail east to the Spice Islands... Read more >
A Genuine and Moste Authentic Guide: Explorer
A Genuine and Moste Authentic Guide: Explorer
Written by Henry Hardcastle, Edited by Dugald A. Steer, Illustrated by Various
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763636487
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A Genuine and Moste Authentic Guide: Explorer
A Daring Guide for Young Adventurers
Written by Henry Hardcastle
Edited by Dugald A. Steer
Illustrated by Various


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $15.99

Dare to venture into the unknown! A novelty-rich guide reveals the secrets to exploring all corners of the world, from jungles to oceans, from mountains to deserts to frozen tundra.

The year is 1930, and the president of the Society of Intrepid Explorers — inspired by great explorers throughout history — has... Read more >
Raleigh's Page
Raleigh's Page
Written by Alan Armstrong, Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375890789
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Raleigh's Page

Written by Alan Armstrong
Illustrated by Tim Jessell


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $7.99

ANDREW HAS grown up near the Plymouth docks hearing the sailors talk about America. Knowing that Andrew's heart is set on going to the new world, his father sends him up to London to serve as page in the house of Walter Raleigh. In Queen Elizabeth's court, Raleigh's the strongest voice... Read more >
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New Found Land
New Found Land
Written by Allan Wolf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763632885
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New Found Land
Lewis and Clark's Voyage of Discovery
Written by Allan Wolf


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $14.99

"This amazing work presents the adventure of Lewis and Clark through the eyes of its participants." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)

In powerful, lyrical language, here is the journey of Lewis and Clark told by themselves and their diverse crew — from a one-eyed French-Indian fiddler to Clark’s African-American slave; from... Read more >
Wizardology: A Guide to Wizards of the World
Wizardology: A Guide to Wizards of the World
Written by Master Merlin, Edited by Dugald A. Steer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763637101
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Wizardology: A Guide to Wizards of the World

Written by Master Merlin
Edited by Dugald A. Steer


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2007
Price: $14.99

A MUST-HAVE FOR WIZARD LOVERS!

Here is a fascinating, in-depth almanac profiling eight different kinds of wizards.

- Features well-known and exotic wizards from the four corners of the earth, including Western wizards, South American and African shamans, Indian fakirs, Arabian sages, and more.
- Highlights each wizard’s special skills, magical objects, and favorite... Read more >
The Wizardology Handbook
The Wizardology Handbook
Written by Master Merlin and Dugald A. Steer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763634018
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The Wizardology Handbook
A Course for Apprentices
Written by Master Merlin and Dugald A. Steer


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $12.99

The ultimate companion to the best-selling WIZARDOLOGY — an indispensable handbook for would-be wizards everywhere

Calling all aspiring wizards! Do you know the appropriate tools (including flattery) to have on hand should you encounter a Western wizard? Have you memorized the spell for summoning a unicorn familiar? Can you follow the steps... Read more >
Tamar
Tamar
Written by Mal Peet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763634889
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Tamar
A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal
Written by Mal Peet


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: January 23, 2007
Price: $17.99

Now available - the Carnegie Medal winner comes to the U.S.

When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing a series of clues and coded messages. Out of the past, another Tamar emerges, a man involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland half a century before... Read more >
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Operation Typhoon Shore
Operation Typhoon Shore
Written by Joshua Mowll, Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat, Julek Heller and Ben Mowll
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763631222
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Operation Typhoon Shore
The Guild of Specialists Book 2
Written by Joshua Mowll
Illustrated by Niroot Puttapipat, Julek Heller and Ben Mowll


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $15.99

Get ready for Book II of the thrilling, novelty-packed Guild of Specialists trilogy.

After being lashed by a typhoon on their uncle's ship, THE EXPEDIENT, intrepid siblings Becca and Doug MacKenzie want nothing more than to escape from the volcanic island on which they're stranded and resume the search for their parents... Read more >
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The Egyptology Handbook
The Egyptology Handbook
Written by Emily Sands, Edited by Dugald A. Steer, Illustrated by Various
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763629328
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The Egyptology Handbook
A Course in the Wonders of Egypt
Written by Emily Sands
Edited by Dugald A. Steer
Illustrated by Various


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $12.99

Inside this indispensable and beautifully illustrated workbook is everything you need to know to become an esteemed Egyptologist.

As readers of the fascinating EGYPTOLOGY are all too aware, the feisty explorer Emily Sands mysteriously vanished on an expedition up the Nile in 1927. But in a remarkable turn of fortune for Miss... Read more >
Wizardology
Wizardology
Written by Master Merlin, Edited by Dugald A. Steer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763628956
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Wizardology
The Book of the Secrets of Merlin
Written by Master Merlin
Edited by Dugald A. Steer


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $19.99

Aspiring wizards can tune in to the age-old wisdom of Merlin with this dazzling compendium of all things magical — unveiling novelty elements throughout.


For any apprentice determined to learn the arcane arts of wizardry, could there be a better teacher than . . . Merlin himself? Originally discovered in 1588... Read more >
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