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X: A Novel

(Available January 6, 2015)
X: A Novel
Written by Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763669676
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X: A Novel

Written by Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.99

Cowritten by Malcolm X’s daughter, this riveting and revealing novel follows the formative years of the man whose words and actions shook the world.

Malcolm Little’s parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but from what he can tell, that’s a pack of lies—after all, his father’s been murdered... Read more >
Running Out of Night
Running Out of Night
Written by Sharon Lovejoy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385744096
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Running Out of Night

Written by Sharon Lovejoy


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $16.99

Fans of Elijah of Buxton, Trouble Don’t Last, and Stealing Freedom will be drawn to this tale of the incredible journey of an abused twelve-year-old white girl and an escaped slave girl who run away together and form a bond of friendship while seeking freedom.
 
Every day is a misery for a... Read more >
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Running Out of Night
Running Out of Night
Written by Sharon Lovejoy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385378468
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Running Out of Night

Written by Sharon Lovejoy


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $7.99

Fans of Elijah of Buxton, Trouble Don’t Last, and Stealing Freedom will be drawn to this tale of the incredible journey of an abused twelve-year-old white girl and an escaped slave girl who run away together and form a bond of friendship while seeking freedom.
 
Every day is a misery for a... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover library binding.
Running Out of Night
Running Out of Night
Written by Sharon Lovejoy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375991479
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Running Out of Night

Written by Sharon Lovejoy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 304 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $19.99

Fans of Elijah of Buxton, Trouble Don’t Last, and Stealing Freedom will be drawn to this tale of the incredible journey of an abused twelve-year-old white girl and an escaped slave girl who run away together and form a bond of friendship while seeking freedom.
 
Every day is a misery for a... Read more >
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The Last Song
The Last Song
Written by Eva Wiseman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781770495173
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The Last Song

Written by Eva Wiseman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $9.99

Living in Toledo, Spain, and raised a devout Catholic, Isabel cannot know her privileged life is about to unravel. The tolerant society she is used to has been turned upside down by the Spanish Inquisition and the Grand Inquisitor, Torquemada. Now even the walls have ears, and no one is immune...

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The Crayon Box that Talked
The Crayon Box that Talked
Written by Shane Derolf
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780385373036
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The Crayon Box that Talked

Written by Shane Derolf


Format: Board, 24 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $6.99

Yellow hates Red, so does Green, and no one likes Orange! Can these crayons quit arguing and learn to cooperate? Shane DeRolf's deceptively simple poem celebrates the creation of harmony through diversity. In combination with Michael Letzig's vibrant illustrations, young readers will understand that when we all work together, the results... Read more >
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The Extra
The Extra
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763639723
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The Extra

Written by Kathryn Lasky


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.99

Is the chance to serve as an extra for Hitler’s favorite filmmaker a chance at life — or a detour on the path to inevitable extermination?

One ordinary afternoon, fifeen-year-old Lilo and her family are suddenly picked up by Hitler’s police and imprisoned as part of the "Gypsy plague." Just when it... Read more >
Open Mic
Open Mic
Written by Various, Edited by Mitali Perkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763658663
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Open Mic
Riffs on Life Between Cultures in Ten Voices
Written by Various
Edited by Mitali Perkins


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $15.99

Using humor as the common denominator, a multicultural cast of YA authors steps up to the mic to share stories touching on race.

Listen in as ten YA authors — some familiar, some new — use their own brand of humor to share their stories about growing up between cultures. Henry Choi... Read more >
Zombie Baseball Beatdown
Zombie Baseball Beatdown
Written by Paolo Bacigalupi, Read by Sunil Malhotra
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804121521
Our Price: $35.00
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Zombie Baseball Beatdown

Written by Paolo Bacigalupi
Read by Sunil Malhotra


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $35.00

In this inventive, fast-paced novel, New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi takes on hard-hitting themes--from food safety to racism and immigration--and creates a zany, grand-slam adventure that will get kids thinking about where their food comes from.


The zombie apocalypse begins on the day Rabi, Miguel, and... Read more >
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Zombie Baseball Beatdown
Zombie Baseball Beatdown
Written by Paolo Bacigalupi, Read by Sunil Malhotra
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804121538
Our Price: $18.00

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Zombie Baseball Beatdown

Written by Paolo Bacigalupi
Read by Sunil Malhotra


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $18.00

In this inventive, fast-paced novel, New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi takes on hard-hitting themes--from food safety to racism and immigration--and creates a zany, grand-slam adventure that will get kids thinking about where their food comes from.


The zombie apocalypse begins on the day Rabi, Miguel, and... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD.
Jump into the Sky
Jump into the Sky
Written by Shelley Pearsall
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780440421405
Our Price: $7.99
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Jump into the Sky

Written by Shelley Pearsall


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $7.99

It's May 5, 1945. Carrying nothing but a suitcase and a bag of his aunt's good fried chicken, 13-year-old Levi Battle heads south to a U.S. Army post in search of his father—a lieutenant in an elite unit of all black paratroopers. The fact that his father doesn't even know he's... Read more >
Suck It Up and Die
Suck It Up and Die
Written by Brian Meehl
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385739122
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Suck It Up and Die

Written by Brian Meehl


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $9.99

Nearly two years after Suck It Up, all Morning McCobb wants is to complete his training at the NY Fire Academy and to stay head over heels in love with Portia for as long as the chronology-crossed lovers can, given that she's now eighteen and he's stalled at sixteen.
It's nearly the... Read more >
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Crow
Crow
Written by Barbara Wright, Read by J.D. Jackson
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804123945
Our Price: $23.00

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Crow

Written by Barbara Wright
Read by J.D. Jackson


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $23.00

The summer of 1898 is filled with ups and downs for 11-year-old Moses. He's growing apart from his best friend, his superstitious Boo-Nanny butts heads constantly with his pragmatic, educated father, and his mother is reeling from the discovery of a family secret. Yet there are good times, too. He's teaching... Read more >
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Precious Bones
Precious Bones
Written by Mika Ashley-Hollinger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307930705
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Precious Bones

Written by Mika Ashley-Hollinger


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $7.99

Meet ten-year-old Bones, whose playground is the Florida swamps, brimming with mystical witches, black bears, alligators and bobcats. Bones' father, Nolay, a Miccosukee Indian, is smart and mischievous. Her Mama, practical as corn bread, can see straight into Bones' soul.

It's summer, and Bones is busy hunting and fishing with her best... Read more >
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Crow
Crow
Written by Barbara Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375873676
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Crow

Written by Barbara Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $7.99

The summer of 1898 is filled with ups and downs for 11-year-old Moses. He's growing apart from his best friend, his superstitious Boo-Nanny butts heads constantly with his pragmatic, educated father, and his mother is reeling from the discovery of a family secret. Yet there are good times, too. He's teaching... Read more >
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I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog
I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog
Read by Peter, Paul, and Mary, Illustrated by Joshua S. Brunet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781936140374
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I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog

Read by Peter, Paul, and Mary
Illustrated by Joshua S. Brunet


Format: Hardcover, 28 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2013
Price: $17.95

This is a unique offering of a book and CD recorded by Peter, Paul and Mary, based on the lively tune. Witty, wonderful, and slyly fun, the song "I’m in Love with a Big Blue Frog" was a huge hit for Peter, Paul and Mary in 1967, and has been a... Read more >
Desmond and the Very Mean Word
Desmond and the Very Mean Word
Written by Desmond Tutu, Illustrated by A.G. Ford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763652296
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Desmond and the Very Mean Word

Written by Desmond Tutu
Illustrated by A.G. Ford


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2012
Price: $15.99

Based on a true story from Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s childhood in South Africa, Desmond and the Very Mean Word reveals the power of words and the secret of forgiveness.

When Desmond takes his new bicycle out for a ride through his neighborhood, his pride and joy turn to hurt and anger when... Read more >
The Freedom Maze
The Freedom Maze
Written by Delia Sherman, Read by Robin Miles
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449014622
Our Price: $20.00

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The Freedom Maze

Written by Delia Sherman
Read by Robin Miles


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $20.00

Set against the burgeoning Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, and then just before the outbreak of the Civil War, The Freedom Maze explores both political and personal liberation, and how the two intertwine.

In 1960, thirteen-year-old Sophie isn’t happy about spending the summer at her grandmother’s old house in... Read more >
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Burning Up
Burning Up
Written by Caroline B. Cooney
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307818911
Our Price: $6.99
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Burning Up

Written by Caroline B. Cooney


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 29, 2012
Price: $6.99

Fifteen-year-old Macey Clare loves her Connecticut hometown, where her mother grew up and her grandparents still live, and she likes visiting her grandparents even more now that their neighbors’ handsome grandson, Austin, has moved in.
 
But when Macey decides to research the history of a burned-out barn across the street from her...

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Jump into the Sky
Jump into the Sky
Written by Shelley Pearsall
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375836992
Our Price: $16.99
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Jump into the Sky

Written by Shelley Pearsall


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $16.99

Levi Battle's been left behind all his life. His mother could sing like a bird and she flew away like one, too. His father left him with his grandmother so he could work as a traveling salesman—until Levi's grandmother left this world entirely. Now Levi's staying with his Aunt Odella while... Read more >
Jump into the Sky
Jump into the Sky
Written by Shelley Pearsall
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375895487
Our Price: $7.99
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Jump into the Sky

Written by Shelley Pearsall


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $7.99

Levi Battle's been left behind all his life. His mother could sing like a bird and she flew away like one, too. His father left him with his grandmother so he could work as a traveling salesman—until Levi's grandmother left this world entirely. Now Levi's staying with his Aunt Odella while... Read more >
Jump into the Sky
Jump into the Sky
Written by Shelley Pearsall
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375936999
Our Price: $19.99
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Jump into the Sky

Written by Shelley Pearsall


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 352 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $19.99

Levi Battle's been left behind all his life. His mother could sing like a bird and she flew away like one, too. His father left him with his grandmother so he could work as a traveling salesman—until Levi's grandmother left this world entirely. Now Levi's staying with his Aunt Odella while... Read more >
Jump into the Sky
Jump into the Sky
Written by Shelley Pearsall, Read by J. B. Adkins
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449014028
Our Price: $40.00
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Jump into the Sky

Written by Shelley Pearsall
Read by J. B. Adkins


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $40.00

Levi Battle's been left behind all his life. His mother could sing like a bird and she flew away like one, too. His father left him with his grandmother so he could work as a traveling salesman—until Levi's grandmother left this world entirely. Now Levi's staying with his Aunt Odella while... Read more >
Jump into the Sky
Jump into the Sky
Written by Shelley Pearsall, Read by J. B. Adkins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449014035
Our Price: $20.00

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Jump into the Sky

Written by Shelley Pearsall
Read by J. B. Adkins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $20.00

Levi Battle's been left behind all his life. His mother could sing like a bird and she flew away like one, too. His father left him with his grandmother so he could work as a traveling salesman—until Levi's grandmother left this world entirely. Now Levi's staying with his Aunt Odella while... Read more >
Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind
Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind
Written by Valerie Hobbs, Read by Tara Sands
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449010341
Our Price: $30.00
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Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind

Written by Valerie Hobbs
Read by Tara Sands


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Price: $30.00

Minnie McClary’s life was turned upside down when her family moved from the big city to a small town, and now she has nothing but problems. Miss Marks, her new language arts teacher, thinks that the way to solve problems is to start by asking questions. But Minnie has so many... Read more >
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