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Once a Shepherd

(Available October 28, 2014)
Once a Shepherd
Written by Glenda Millard, Illustrated by Phil Lesnie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763674588
Our Price: $16.99
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Once a Shepherd

Written by Glenda Millard
Illustrated by Phil Lesnie


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.99

In poignant verse, the story of one young shepherd makes the experience of soldiers in World War I accessible to children.
 
Once there sang a carefree shepherd
in a field of emerald green. . . .
Once Tom’s world was all at peace.
 
Here is the tale of Tom Shepherd, tending his lambs and shearing... Read more >
Ciudades de papel

(Available October 21, 2014)
Ciudades de papel
Written by John Green
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101873175
Our Price: $10.95
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Ciudades de papel
(Paper Towns--Spanish-language Edition)
Written by John Green


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $10.95

Una joven desparece dejando una serie de pistas que sólo su mejor amigo de la infancia podrá descifrar...

En su último año de instituto, Quentin no ha aprobado ni en popularidad ni en asuntos del corazón... Pero todo cambia cuando su vecina, la legendaria, inalcanzable y enigmática Margo Roth Spiegelman, se presenta... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Ciudades de papel
(Paper Towns--Spanish-language Edition)
Written by John Green


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $9.99

Una joven desparece dejando una serie de pistas que sólo su mejor amigo de la infancia podrá descifrar...

En su último año de instituto, Quentin no ha aprobado ni en popularidad ni en asuntos del corazón... Pero todo cambia cuando su vecina, la legendaria, inalcanzable y enigmática Margo Roth Spiegelman, se presenta... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Belzhar

(Available October 14, 2014)
Belzhar
Written by Meg Wolitzer, Read by Jorjeana Marie
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553395969
Our Price: $45.00
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Belzhar

Written by Meg Wolitzer
Read by Jorjeana Marie


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $45.00

If life were fair, Jam Gallahue would still be at home in New Jersey with her sweet British boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She’d be watching old comedy sketches with him. She’d be kissing him in the library stacks.  

She certainly wouldn’t be at The Wooden Barn, a therapeutic boarding school in rural Vermont, living with a weird roommate... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
Belzhar
Belzhar
Written by Meg Wolitzer, Read by Jorjeana Marie
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553395976
Our Price: $23.00

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Belzhar

Written by Meg Wolitzer
Read by Jorjeana Marie


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $23.00

If life were fair, Jam Gallahue would still be at home in New Jersey with her sweet British boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She’d be watching old comedy sketches with him. She’d be kissing him in the library stacks.  

She certainly wouldn’t be at The Wooden Barn, a therapeutic boarding school in rural Vermont, living with a weird roommate... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD.
Letters to Leo
Letters to Leo
Written by Amy Hest, Illustrated by Julia Denos
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763671655
Our Price: $6.99
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Letters to Leo

Written by Amy Hest
Illustrated by Julia Denos


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $6.99

The joys and trials of fourth grade - and of life with her father now that her mother is gone - play out in charming letters from Annie to her dog, Leo.

Annie Rossi never, ever thought her father would let her have a dog. But now that he’s finally given in... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
What I Came to Tell You
What I Came to Tell You
Written by Tommy Hays
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781606845455
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What I Came to Tell You

Written by Tommy Hays


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $8.99

New in paperback. A critically acclaimed writer publishes his first juvenile novel, a SIBA Fall 2013 Okra Pick, in the spirit of such beloved novels as Newbery Medal-winning Missing May and Because of Winn-Dixie. Warm, evocative writing blends with an emotion-laden narrative that goes to the heart of the reader.

Since his... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Fleabrain Loves Franny
Fleabrain Loves Franny
Written by Joanne Rocklin, Read by Julie Marcus
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553396638
Our Price: $40.00
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Fleabrain Loves Franny

Written by Joanne Rocklin
Read by Julie Marcus


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $40.00

This gem of a novel takes place in Pittsburgh in 1952. Franny Katzenback, while recovering from polio, reads and falls in love with the brand-new book Charlotte’s Web. Bored and lonely and yearning for a Charlotte of her own, Franny starts up a correspondence with an eloquent flea named Fleabrain who... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
The Fourteenth Goldfish
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Written by Jennifer L. Holm, Read by Georgette Perna
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804193801
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The Fourteenth Goldfish

Written by Jennifer L. Holm
Read by Georgette Perna


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $30.00

Believe in the possible . . . with this brilliantly quirky, thought-provoking novel from New York Times bestseller, three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm
 
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.
Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far?
 
Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
The Fourteenth Goldfish
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Written by Jennifer L. Holm, Read by Georgette Perna
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193818
Our Price: $15.00

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The Fourteenth Goldfish

Written by Jennifer L. Holm
Read by Georgette Perna


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $15.00

Believe in the possible . . . with this brilliantly quirky, thought-provoking novel from New York Times bestseller, three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm
 
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.
Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far?
 
Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD.
The Fourteenth Goldfish
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Written by Jennifer Holm
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375870644
Our Price: $16.99
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The Fourteenth Goldfish

Written by Jennifer Holm


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $16.99

Believe in the possible . . . with this brilliantly quirky, thought-provoking novel from New York Times bestseller, three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm
 
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.
Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far?
 
Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
The Fourteenth Goldfish
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Written by Jennifer Holm
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307974365
Our Price: $9.99
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The Fourteenth Goldfish

Written by Jennifer Holm


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $9.99

Believe in the possible . . . with this brilliantly quirky, thought-provoking novel from New York Times bestseller, three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm
 
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.
Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far?
 
Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
The Fourteenth Goldfish
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Written by Jennifer Holm
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375970641
Our Price: $19.99
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The Fourteenth Goldfish

Written by Jennifer Holm


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 208 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $19.99

Believe in the possible . . . with this brilliantly quirky, thought-provoking novel from New York Times bestseller, three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm
 
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer.
Science can change the world . . . but can it go too far?
 
Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Six Feet Over It
Six Feet Over It
Written by Jennifer Longo
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780449818718
Our Price: $17.99
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Six Feet Over It

Written by Jennifer Longo


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $17.99

Home is where the bodies are buried.
 
Darkly humorous and heart-wrenchingly beautiful, Jennifer Longo’s YA debut about a girl stuck living in a cemetery will change the way you look at life, death, and love.
 
Leigh sells graves for her family-owned cemetery because her father is too lazy to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Six Feet Over It
Six Feet Over It
Written by Jennifer Longo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780449818732
Our Price: $9.99
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Six Feet Over It

Written by Jennifer Longo


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $9.99

Home is where the bodies are buried.
 
Darkly humorous and heart-wrenchingly beautiful, Jennifer Longo’s YA debut about a girl stuck living in a cemetery will change the way you look at life, death, and love.
 
Leigh sells graves for her family-owned cemetery because her father is too lazy to... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Six Feet Over It
Six Feet Over It
Written by Jennifer Longo
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780449818725
Our Price: $20.99
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Six Feet Over It

Written by Jennifer Longo


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 352 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $20.99

Home is where the bodies are buried.
 
Darkly humorous and heart-wrenchingly beautiful, Jennifer Longo’s YA debut about a girl stuck living in a cemetery will change the way you look at life, death, and love.
 
Leigh sells graves for her family-owned cemetery because her father is too lazy to... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Pockety
Pockety
Written by Florence Seyvos, Illustrated by Claude Ponti, Translated by Mika Provata-Carlone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782690252
Our Price: $9.99
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Pockety
The Tortoise Who Lived as She Pleased
Written by Florence Seyvos
Illustrated by Claude Ponti
Translated by Mika Provata-Carlone


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $9.99

A very moving journey through grief: Pockety the tortoise has things to teach you

In this simple story about grief, and the continuation of life, a tortoise mourns her lost friend, learns to live alone, and finds ways of being happy again. Moving, funny, and insightful, Pockety captures the feelings of losing... Read more >
Fleabrain Loves Franny
Fleabrain Loves Franny
Written by Joanne Rocklin, Read by Julie Marcus
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553396645
Our Price: $20.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Fleabrain Loves Franny

Written by Joanne Rocklin
Read by Julie Marcus


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $20.00

This gem of a novel takes place in Pittsburgh in 1952. Franny Katzenback, while recovering from polio, reads and falls in love with the brand-new book Charlotte’s Web. Bored and lonely and yearning for a Charlotte of her own, Franny starts up a correspondence with an eloquent flea named Fleabrain who... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD.
The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone: A Novel
The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone: A Novel
Written by Adele Griffin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616953607
Our Price: $17.99
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The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone: A Novel

Written by Adele Griffin


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $17.99

For fans of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Girl, Interrupted, and A.S. King, National Book Award-finalist Adele Griffin tells the fully illustrated story of a brilliant young artist, her mysterious death, and the fandom that won't let her go.

From the moment she stepped foot in NYC, Addison Stone’s subversive street... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone: A Novel

Written by Adele Griffin


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $17.99

For fans of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Girl, Interrupted, and A.S. King, National Book Award-finalist Adele Griffin tells the fully illustrated story of a brilliant young artist, her mysterious death, and the fandom that won't let her go.

From the moment she stepped foot in NYC, Addison Stone’s subversive street... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Death by Toilet Paper
Death by Toilet Paper
Written by Donna Gephart
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385743990
Our Price: $16.99
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Death by Toilet Paper

Written by Donna Gephart


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.99

Fans of How to Survive Middle School will welcome the adventures of a contest-crazed seventh grader who uses his wits and way with words in hopes of winning a big cash prize to help his family avoid eviction.
 
Benjamin is about to lose a whole lot more than good toilet paper. But... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Death by Toilet Paper
Death by Toilet Paper
Written by Donna Gephart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385374163
Our Price: $10.99
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Death by Toilet Paper

Written by Donna Gephart


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $10.99

Fans of How to Survive Middle School will welcome the adventures of a contest-crazed seventh grader who uses his wits and way with words in hopes of winning a big cash prize to help his family avoid eviction.
 
Benjamin is about to lose a whole lot more than good toilet paper. But... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Death by Toilet Paper
Death by Toilet Paper
Written by Donna Gephart
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375991431
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Death by Toilet Paper

Written by Donna Gephart


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $19.99

Fans of How to Survive Middle School will welcome the adventures of a contest-crazed seventh grader who uses his wits and way with words in hopes of winning a big cash prize to help his family avoid eviction.
 
Benjamin is about to lose a whole lot more than good toilet paper. But... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister
I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister
Written by Amelie Sarn, Translated by Y. Maudet
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385370202
Our Price: $9.99
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I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister

Written by Amelie Sarn
Translated by Y. Maudet


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $9.99

For readers of The Tyrant’s DaughterOut of Nowhere, and I Am Malala, this poignant story about two Muslim sisters is about love, loss, religion, forgiveness, women’s rights, and freedom. 
 
Eighteen-year-old Sohane loves no one more than her beautiful, carefree younger sister, Djelila. And she hates no one as much. The two have always... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister
I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister
Written by Amelie Sarn, Translated by Y. Maudet
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375991288
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I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister

Written by Amelie Sarn
Translated by Y. Maudet


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $18.99

For readers of The Tyrant’s DaughterOut of Nowhere, and I Am Malala, this poignant story about two Muslim sisters is about love, loss, religion, forgiveness, women’s rights, and freedom. 
 
Eighteen-year-old Sohane loves no one more than her beautiful, carefree younger sister, Djelila. And she hates no one as much. The two have always... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
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